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Telangana to host World Sweet festival(WSF) and Telangana International Kite Festival (TIKF)

The World Sweet Festival (WSF-2018) will be held in Telangana(Hyderabad) from January 13 to showcase the cosmopolitan nature of Hyderabad in a sweet way. The sweets from around 25 states in India and 15 foreign countries, to be prepared locally by members of various associations, will be displayed at the event, being organized. . . . .

Devi Priya and Vallabha Rao won Sahitya Akademi awards

Renowned Telugu poet and writer Devi Priya bagged the Sahitya Akademi Award 2017, for his book "Gaali Rangu". Devi Priya is a noted cartoonist and is known for his socially-conscious contributions. Devi Priya, who hails from Tadikonda, is known as the father of the Telugu poetic cartoon strip. Some of his works include Amma. . . . .

Environmental clearances issued to Kaleshwaram irrigation project

The Expert Appraisal Committee of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has accorded environmental clearance for the Kaleshwaram irrigation project in Telangana.The project is estimated to cost about Rs 80,499.7 crores and proposed to be completed in three years. While according to clearance, the committee. . . . .

Three districts of Telangana selected for special initiative of central government

NITI Aayog has selected three districts in the state — Jayashankar Bhupalpally, Kumaram Bheem-Asifabad and Khammam — for a special initiative to develop backward areas. The Centre has appointed IAS officers Rajeev Ranjan Misra for Khammam district, Ms Vasudha Misra for Kumaram Bheem-Asifabad and Mr Sanjay Kumar for. . . . .

Business World awards for Telangana State and KTR

"Telangana State" has been adjudged as the State with best urban infrastructure by prominent publication Business World. And also Municipal Administration and Urban Development Minister "KT Rama Rao" has been declared the winner of the ‘Leader of the Year’ award by the national business weekly. The awards will. . . . .

GE and Tata group to make LEAP engine parts in Hyderabad

US multinational giant GE and Tata Group have joined hands to manufacture CFM International LEAP engine components in India for the global supply chain, a development bound to have considerable significance for Telangana as the Tata arm associated with the project is headquartered in Hyderabad. GE Aviation and Tata Sons subsidiary,. . . . .

Kotalingala excavation work should be expedited

Kotalingala, the only pre-historic Satavahana site located in Karimnagar district, which is an archaeological evidence to the early history of Andhra kings, before the well documented Satavahana period. The first excavations in Kotalingala were done about 40 years ago. The discovery of the coins of Pre-Satavahana and Satavahana. . . . .

R.Hemalatha appointed as director of National Institute of Nutrition

R. Hemalatha has been appointed the director of the National Institute of Nutrition, the Hyderabad based premier nutrition research institute working under the Indian Council of Medical Research. She had vast experience in the field of maternal and child health, clinical and population-based studies. NIN to play a critical role. . . . .

Bommalagutta inscription, oldest evidence of Telugu literature

Epigraphists think this the oldest evidence of the use of Telugu for literature, pushing back the history of poetic use of the language by a century. In Karimnagar district, near Kurikyala village, on a hillock known as Bommalagutta, is the 11-line rock inscription spread across 25 feet. The sing-song Telugu rhyme is the work. . . . .

Telangana day to be celebrated in Jeddah

The Consulate General of India in Jeddah will celebrate ‘Telangana Day’ at Saudi Arabia between December 15 and 16. To mark the occasion, a series of cultural programmes have been lined-up during for the two-days. The Indian Embassy is collaborating with Saudi Indian Business Network and Jeddah Telangana Community to organise. . . . .

T-Works incubator for hardware startups will be ready by 2018

Telangana government is setting up T-Works in Hyderabad by the end of 2018. With an equipment worth $20 million, it will be set up in 2,50,000 square feet area.The initiative was announced by IT Minister KT Rama Rao at India Design Summit organized by CII in collaboration with Telangana government.T-Works is expected to serve. . . . .

Telangana government formed cabinet panel on World Telugu Conference.

The State government on Monday constituted a cabinet sub-committee headed by Deputy Chief Minister Kadiyam Srihari to oversee the arrangements for the ensuing five-day World Telugu Conference, to be held from December 15 in the city. Municipal Administration and Urban Development Minister K T Rama Rao, Roads and Buildings Minister. . . . .

All Market yards in Telangana to be integrated with e-NAM

Operations at all the Agriculture Produce Market Committees (APMC) in the State to be integrated with the all-Indian electronic trading portal of the National Agriculture Market (e-NAM) well before Kharif-2018. The e-NAM motto is “one nation and one market” Uses: Promoting online services in the marketing. . . . .

T-Hub and Boeing launches Boeing HorizonX India

Boeing in association with T-Hub has launched the Boeing HorizonX India Innovation Challenge 1.0. This programme aimed at attracting the best Indian start-ups to propose disruptive solutions to tackle complex challenges in the areas of autonomous and unmanned systems, advanced manufacturing, industrial IOT and automation, analytics,. . . . .

Telangana Jeevandan Programme awarded as best in the nation by NOTTO

The State-run Jeevandan organ donation scheme has been chosen as the best performing organ donation drive in the country by National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation (NOTTO), Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The award for ‘Best Performing State’ will be given by Union Minister for Health and. . . . .

Telangana govt to Geo-tag all powerlooms on the lines of handlooms

The government has already completed geo-tagging of handlooms in the State and found that there are 17,000 handlooms in the state. Now, the government is taking up geo-tagging of the powerlooms and started it from Sircilla, which houses more than 30,000 powerlooms, the most in the State. ########Why geo-tagging#######

Charminar selected under phase-II of Swachh Iconic Places programme

The historic monument and heart of the city, Charminar, will be all cleaned up soon as part of phase-II of the Central government’s initiative Swachh Iconic Places. A total of 100 iconic places across the country are set to be cleaned up under the programme. Total 10 icons are selected under phase-II of this programme.The. . . . .

T-fund to be announced soon for start-ups

At the prestigious Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES 2017), beginning here on November 28, Telangana Government has decided to launch its fund for start-ups. It is termed as T-fund and its corpus amount is  ₹100 crore. Besides from the State Government, the much-awaited fund is expected to have contributions from. . . . .

Satavhanas first capital to be developed as tourism spot

Koti Lingala, the first capital of the Satavahan dynasty, is going to become a tourist spot. Telangana tourism department has decided to start boating point on the banks of the river Godavari besides Koteswara Siddeshwara Swamy temple. Tourism department also have a plan to develop temple area, construct a guest house. . . . .

Archaeological museum to be set-up in Siddipet soon

Department of Archaeology and Museums, Telangana, agreed to set up an Archaeological Museum in Siddipet town soon. It would display the artifacts unearthed during the department’s excavation at Pulluru Banda couple of years ago and another excavation conducted simultaneously at Narmeta and Palamakula during last summer.

Pala Pitta Cycling Park inaugurated

Minister for Municipal Administration and Urban Development (MA& UD) KT Rama Rao inaugurated the Pala Pitta Cycling Park developed by TSFDC (Telangana Forest Development Corporation) under the Kothaguda Reserve Forest area, opposite Botanical Garden. ****Pala Pitta Cycling Park in Kondapur is India’s first. . . . .

Modati Patham book by Chukka Ramaiah launched by vice president

Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu launched ‘Modati Patham’ a book written by noted senior educationist Chukka Ramaiah. He is popular for his efforts in making IITs more affordable and accessible to students.  Deputy Chief Minister Kadiam Srihari announced that the Telangana government would provide the book. . . . .

Minority self-employment schemes without bank linkage

Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has asked the officials to devise special programmes for self employment of minorities without having any linkage to banks. Present problem: Sanctioned self-employment schemes for minorities were unable to take off due to the inability of the beneficiaries to provide collateral security. . . . .

Patanjali group for setting up food park in Telangana

The Telangana state government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Patanjali Group for setting up a huge food park in the Nizamabad, Telangana. The Patanjali Group had committed an overall investment of over Rs 10,000 crores countrywide at the recent global food processing fair, World Food India, organised by. . . . .

Telangana to constitute 40 more Urban Local bodies

Minister for Municipal Administration and Urban Development K.T. Rama Rao stated that the government was keen to declare major panchayats as municipalities with more than 15,000 population as per 2011 census and the comprehensive household survey taken up across Telangana. Minister also revealed that these steps could. . . . .

Telangana Fiber Grid under Phase-II of BharatNet

TelanganaFiber Grid programme is all set to a get a fresh boost with the Central government signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Telangana State government and allotting Rs 1,243 crore under Phase-II of BharatNet programme which is a hi-speed rural broadband network. The MoUs were signed during the national. . . . .

Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao Declares Urdu as Second Official Language

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao declared Urdu as the state's second official language. Every office in the state will now have an Urdu speaking officer. The chief minister said that it was a long pending demand to make Urdu second official language of Telangana

Hyderabad’s TRIMS project won award

Hyderabad’s TRIMS project won award City’s Integrations Traffic Management System or TRIMS has been recognised as a ‘commendable initiative’ by the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. The award was received by Municipal Commissioner B. Janardhan Reddy at the valedictory session of the 10th Urban Mobility. . . . .

Uppal stadium main entrance to named after MV. Sridhar

*Uppal stadium main entrance to named after MV. Sridhar * The Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) has decided to name the main entrance of the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Uppal after late MV Sridhar, who passed away recently. 

Hyderabad traffic police won best project award

Hyderabad traffic police won best project award The Hyderabad Traffic Integrated Management System (H-TRIMS) of the City Traffic Police bagged the award for best practice projects in urban transportation under the ‘Best Intelligent Transport System Project’ category.  This was announced during the 10th Urban. . . . .

Foundation laid for IMAGE Tower

Foundation laid for IMAGE Tower- Municipal Administration and Urban Development Minister KT Rama Rao laid the foundation stone for the IMAGE (Innovation in Multimedia, Animation, Gaming & Entertainment) Tower at Hyderabad Knowledge City, Raidurgam. This tower will act as a catalyst for the animation, visual effects,. . . . .

Telangana government announced Food processing policy

Telangana government announced Food processing policy The Telangana government announced Telangana Food Processing Policy. Main objective of the policy: Double farmers' annual income from the existing average Rs 1.25 lakh in the next few years Policy duration: Five years Expected investments:  Rs. . . . .

Telangana topped the Ease of Doing Business (EoDB) index:

In ‘Ease of Doing Business’ (EoDB) index among various States, Telangana continues to top the annual rankings. Telangana is followed by Haryana and West Bengal at second and third places respectively in the ranking given by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) of the Union Ministry of Commerce and. . . . .

Hyderabad metro awarded with ‘Upcoming Metro Rail Project of the Year’

The L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Limited (LTMRHL) has been conferred with the ‘Upcoming Metro Rail Project of the Year’ from Construction Week India. ‘Construction Week India’ Awards recognise and reward the achievements of the country’s best in construction and infrastructure business

Bin Zayed Group to invest 12,500 crores in Telangana

Dubai-based Bin Zayed Group signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Telangana government to bring in an investment of about Rs 12,500 crore for infrastructure development projects in the State. As per the MoU, the group will conduct a feasibility study for investing in road development, Musi Riverfront Development. . . . .

Boosting measures to handlooms

Following are the slew of measures announced to encourage handloom sector in Telangana. Loan waiver to benefit about 2,500 handloom weavers worth 10.5 crores Each eligible for loan waiver up to 1 lakh Administrative sanction for Gadwal Handloom Park Handloom Corporation and Powerloom Corporation. . . . .

Hydrological clearance to Kaleshwaram project

The Central Water Commission (CWC) gave hydrolo gical  clearance (approval) with the observation that the net availability of water with 75% dependability at Medigadda barrage site is 284.3 tmc   The project secured first-stage clearance for diversion of 3,168.13 hectares of forest land for Kaleshwaram. . . . .

Film producer and communist leader Purnachandra Rao dead

Film producer and veteran Communist leader Atluri Purnachandra Rao passed away after a prolonged illness on Sunday. Purnachandra Rao was known for films which carried a social message. His Telugu remake of Hindi hit Choti Behan (Adabaduchu) was a major hit. Autobiography: “Naa gatasmruthulu”

Impact Assessment of Mission Kakatiya by NABCONS

The Implementation of Mission Kakatiya, one of the flagship programmes of the State Government showing positive results. Objective: Crop yield optimisation in Telangana State. The programme, which is aimed at rejuvenating villages tanks over a five year Period was intended to restore some 46,531 village. . . . .

Telangana students climbed Mount Kilimanjaro

Four students of Telangana Minority Residential (TMR) Schools have scaled Mount Kilimanjaro.The mountain is located in Tanzania at 19,341 feet above the sea level and is the highest peak in Africa.

Telangana First to Introduce Course in Midwifery

For the first time in the country, a midwifery nursing diploma course has been introduced in Karimnagar district hospital A midwifery is a professional and trusted expert in natural birth who can look after pregnant women with no medical complications. Midwifery Functions : They work in partnership with pregnant. . . . .

International children’s festival to be in Hyderabad 

20th  International Children’s Film Festival in the city to be held from November 8 to 14 93 countries are participating with 295 films. Telugu films to be screened Shanu, MattiloManikyalu, EgiseTarajuvvalu, Dudu – DD, Purna (Indeevar special film category). Prasad’s Imax will be the main venue for the festival

First human milk bank in Telangana

What is human milk bank: A human milk bank will provide donor milk to neonates whose mothers can’t lactate. It was inaugurated by Union Minister of State for Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW), Anupriya Patel at Niloufer Hospital. The human milk bank, which is part of the Mothers Absolute Affection initiative. . . . .

State govt FRBM limit has increased

Central govt increased loan borrowing limit of Telangana under  FRBM (Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act) What is FRBM? FRBM controls govt market borrowings, FRBM shouldn’t more than 3.5% of state’s GSDP. FRBM act was made in 2003. State govt fulfilled certain criteria laid down by 14th Finance. . . . .

Incentives to Government hospitals and staff

Telangana government announced incentives to government hospitals and staff  underit’s flagship programme ‘’KCR Kits’’ For each delivery monetary incentives as follows: To hospital- 1000 rupees To hospital staff- 1500 rupees Objective: The main idea behind giving this financial assistance is to. . . . .

Telangana Government Announced three Urban Development Agencies

Telangana government has announced three urban development agencies, they are: Karimnagar- Shatavahana urban development agency Khammam- Stambadri urban development agency Nizamabad- Nizamabad urban development agency District Collector is Chairman of Urban Development Agency and Vice-Chairman. . . . .

Mega Textile Park in Telangana

The Chief Minister unveiled the plaques marking the foundation for the establishment of the Kakatiya Mega Textile Park It has received investments worth Rs 3,900 crore and signed memoranda of understanding with 14 textile majors on the first day itself The textile park would create direct employment for 27,000 people besides. . . . .

Telangana to moot policies on food processing and e-vehicles

Encouraged by the response that it has got for its industrial policy TS-iPASS, IT and other sectoral policies, Telangana is now gearing up to launch three more policies for food processing, automotive and electric vehicles shortly. The first two will focus on attracting investments from the respective players while the electric. . . . .

13,000-yr-old cave paintings found

Prehistoric new cave paintings were found in Thaatimattayyah hills, 10 km from Mancherial district headquarters in which painting of ‘shaman’ (sorcerer), who was considered as a holy man, was unearthed. Shaman is considered as a divine man who has access to supernatural spirits and protects his people with his touch. He. . . . .

Sadar Festival in Telangana

What started as an annual social gathering of the Yadav community decades ago has now transformed into a prestigious event The Telangana State Festival Sadar (Dunnapothula panduga) , covering the entire city. Sadar was started during the reign of Nizam VII when the Yadavs in erstwhile Hyderabad state used to converge. . . . .



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