Hyderabad: The Telangana state government on Wednesday signed a MoU with the ministry of civil aviation and the Airports Authority of India for a regional connectivity scheme to set up new airports in the state.
The MoU was signed in the presence of Union civil aviation minister P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju and TS industries minister K.T. Rama Rao in New Delhi. Mr Rama Rao urged the Centre to allow the state government set up a training academy and skill development centre at the Begumpet airport.
He thanked the Centre for granting approval to the new airport at Khammam and sought approvals for the proposed Warangal and Adilabad airports. Mr Rama Rao also met Union industries minister Anant Geete and sought the reopening of the Cement Corporation of India plant in Adilabad.
The TS industries minister met Union textiles minister Smriti Irani and sought financial assistance for the proposed integrated textile park in Warangal.
Later, Mr Rama Rao met Union finance secretary Ashok Lavasa and NITI-Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant and sought more funds in the general Budget for various projects and schemes implemented by the Telangana state government such as a mega powerloom cluster in Siricilla and a Rs 20,000 crore aid recommended by NITI-Aayog to Mission Bhagiratha and Mission Kakatiya.
The Hyderabad police and She Teams are insisting that women who have downloaded the Hawkeye app must upload pictures and contact numbers of co-workers, cabs and residences through the app as a safety measure.
The TJAC may have failed to organise Wednesdays Unemployment Rally but the committee seems to have succeeded in realigning political forces against the TRS ahead of the 2019 Assembly elections.
Chatrinaka police arrested a 40-year-old man from Nalla Pochama in Chatrinaka on Wednesday for voyeurism.
Delhi's famous Kake- da-Hotel at Connaught Place was raided on Wednesday after a video of its cook kneading dough using his feet went viral
The feasibility of linking the Old City via the Multi-Modal Transport System or Bus Rapid Transit System more effectively is being explored by the state government in view of opposition to having the Metro Rail system in this part of the city.
Going by recent developments, the AP government is preparing to hand over its Secretariat buildings in Hyderabad to TS.
Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao and his entourage offered prayers at Tirumala on Wednesday.
Telangana states minister for agriculture, Pocharam Srinivas, was rushed to a hospital in Tirumala after he fell ill soon after the darshan on Wednesday.
Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Wednesday offered gold ornaments worth Rs 5.59 crore to Lord Venkateswara of Tirumala temple, drawing criticism from the Opposition that questioned how public money can be spent for fulfilling his personal vows.
A team of police officers from East Zone broke down the front door of the house of TJAC leader Prof. Kodandaram in the early hours of Wednesday and forcibly entered his house to arrest him and his 20-odd associates.
TJAC leaders, who later reviewed what had gone wrong on Wednesday, realised that repeating the same 2011 strategy for the unemployment rally had been a mistake.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will allow its students suffering from Type-1 diabetes and appearing for board exams for the Class X and Class XII to carry eatables while coming to examination centres.