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Hyderabad’s Taj Falaknuma declared best palace hotel in the world

Hyderabad: The Taj Falaknuma here has been awarded number one position among the best palace hotels in the world category for 2015 by the world’s leading travel and tourism website – Trip Advisor. The coveted award is given to hospitality industry’s best that have attained outstanding reviews from discerning travelers across the world, according to a statement by Taj Falaknuma. After 10 years of sensitive restoration, the Taj Group of […]

Hyderabad’s very own Bruce Lee

Jayanth Reddy, who holds several records, believes in not only improving the state of Indian martial arts, but also says that people can live upto 150 years if only they are aware of the potential their bodies hold Watching 53-year-old Jayanth Reddy dishing out a flurry of kicks and punches during his morning training session at Jalagam Vengalrao Park can make one question if age was ever a factor for […]

Hyderabad may become first Indian city covered by Google Street View

Hyderabad: Hyderabad may be become the city in India to be entirely covered by Google Street View after the Internet services giant Google gets permission from the union home ministry. The company agreed to a request made by Telangana government in this regard, said a statement by the state government here on Tuesday. Telangana Information Technology Minister K. Tarakarama Rao, who is currently on a visit to the US, held […]

Hyderabad Beats Bengaluru, Mumbai And Delhi As Best City To Live In

In what is yet another jewel in its crown, the ‘City of Pearls’ has emerged as the numero uno city in India when it comes to offering the best quality of living standards in Mercer’s Quality of Living Report 2015 that was released on Wednesday. Ranked 138th globally by the Mercer report, Hyderabad beat Pune (145th) to the top spot in India and left India’s IT hub Bengaluru (146th), Chennai […]

This Indian City is Ranked 2 on a Global List of Places to See in 2015

  Hyderabad is the second best place in the world that one should see in 2015, according to an international travel publication. The Presidio of San Francisco in the US ranked first on the “Best of the World – 20 Places You Should See in 2015” list, published in the annual guide of ‘Traveler’ magazine of National Geographic. In the December 2014-January 2015 issue, periodical ranked Hyderabad at second position […]

Terminally Ill Boy is Hyderabad Police Chief For a Day,

Ten-year-old Sadiq, who has blood cancer, wanted to be police commissioner, and his wish was granted on Wednesday. Dressed in khaki uniform and a cap, he beamed with pride when police officers of Hyderabad saluted him, their “chief” for a day. He also had a snappy salute for the cameras, baton tucked under one arm. Sadiq, who is from Karimnagar, has many relatives in the police force. So it was […]

Students Avert Possible Theft of Rs. 24 Lakh from ATM Kiosk in Hyderabad

In an act of honesty, three students in Hyderabad alerted the police about currency notes found spilled at an ATM and averted a possible theft of amount over Rs. 24 lakh from a kiosk, police said today. The trio, Shiak Latheef Vali, S R Shiva Durga Prasad and J Hariprasad, pursuing degrees and final year of CA course had gone to the SBH ATM at S R Nagar on night […]

Rare 19th Century pictures of India(Images Only)

Over the course of his remarkable career, Deen Dayal opened studios in Indian cities, employing over 50 photographers and assistants. This is a picture of the Grand Duke Alexander of Russia and companions after a cheetah hunt in March 1891. Deen Dayal and his photographers took more than 30,000 photographs of architecture, landscapes and people. This is Deen Dayal’s picture of guests at a fancy dress ball taken in Hyderabad […]

Released after ‘interrogation’ detained Muslim youths feel ‘hurt’

Hyderabad: Muslim youths from Hyderabad detained Sunday morning by Special Investigation Team and task force have been released late in the night after whole day of interrogation in connection with the Dilsukanagar twin blasts. Mohammed Rayeesuddin, who was acquitted in the Mecca Masjid blast case, was taken for interrogation by the SIT today morning. From East Zone Task Force he was shifted to Osmania University police station. Immediately after his […]

Hazy CCTV footage shows trio which planted bombs

The very hazy images that the police have managed to get from the close circuit television in the area implicate three men who planted the bombs at Dilsukhnagar in Hyderabad.   Sources in the Special Investigation Team of the Hyderabad police told rediff.com  that while two among the trio planted the bombs, the third man was guiding them. “There were three suspects at the spot. None of their faces are clear […]