20th Zulqada 1435 | Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014

City MLAs get Rs 144 cr bonanza

Hyderabad, December 13: It's payback time for the Kiran Kumar Reddy government. A day after the Congress government survived the no-trust move, the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has given city legislators a kitty of Rs 144 crore to suggest and implement works of their choice in their constituencies.

Incidentally, the express sanction was on the directions of municipal administration minister M Mahidhar Reddy on Wednesday last, a day after the no-trust vote in the Assembly.

Rapist of 7 kids caught by security cameras

Jeddah, December 12: Saudi police finally seized a man who had eluded them for several months by raping seven children and disappearing without trace. The man was hunted by security cameras and was about to get another prey before he was caught.

Police had watched malls and groceries in the western Red Sea port of Jeddah for months after receiving reports from residents and fathers that a stalker has been hunting little boys and raping them in deserted places.

Nizam's Rolls Royce Turns 100

Hyderabad, December 12: This Rolls Royce may not be able to give that 'magic carpet ride' like the recently launched Ghost but it definitely sweeps you off your feet. Endowed with a rich canary yellow body, gold mountings, lights and roof dome finished in silver, this priceless beauty is all set for a centenary next month. Authorities at the Chowmahalla Palace where the Nizam's Rolls Royce is on display in the vintage car shed are now planning to celebrate 100 years of the four-wheeler in a big way.

Gloom engulfs Tableeghi Ijtima as Shahar Qazi passes away‎


Bhopal, December 12: A pall of gloom descended on the 64th "Aalami Tableeghi Ijtima" on the second day on Sunday evening when Bhopal Shahar Qazi Maulana Syed Mohammad Fazil Qasmi passed away following a massive cardiac attack. He was 54. He is survived by his wife and two children. He assumed office in April 2010.

Activists protest against depredation of heritage sites

Hyderabad, December 12: Civil society activists from different organizations assembled in the Indira Park to register a protest over the growing depredation of heritage sites in Hyderabad.

People will not excuse the 16 rebel Cong MLAs

Hyderabad, December 12: People will not excuse the 16 Congress MLAs of Mr Jaganmohan Reddy camp,for voting in favour of the TDP’s no-confidence motion in the Legislative Assembly,observed Mr Kondru Murali,Chief Whip, here today.

Speaking to the media, he said that the MLAs have committed a fault by voting against the Government,after getting elected on Congress ticket.It was unethical on their part, Mr Murali said and added that they were sure to face defeat in the by-elections.

Ablution of Kaaba: Mohammed Saleem got the privilege

Hyderabad, December 11: Ablution ceremony of Kaaba was performed in Makka, Saudi Arabia yesterday.

This ceremony was attended by the Ambassadar of India. Mr. Hamid Ali Rao, Mr. Mohammed Saleem, Former Chairman, A.P. State Wakf Board, Mr. Lateef Khan of M.S. Education Center and others.

“The torture, humiliation is something we can never forget …”

Jaipur, December 11: Two-and-a-half years ago, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot announced in a national conference on internal security in New Delhi that the horrifying case of serial blasts in Jaipur on May 13, 2008 — in which 69 persons were killed — stood resolved with the arrest of “radical youths” in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh as well as some Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) members in Rajasthan. He gave credit to the State Anti-Terrorist Squad for cracking the case.

5,038 cases against cops

Hyderabad, December 10: Police harassment cases tops the list of about 5,038 cases pending before the State Human Rights Commission as on December 9.

A total of 1,249 police harassment cases are pending before the Commission.

As many as 305 women harassment cases and 253 cases of pension for physically challenged person are also pending.

The Commission's acting chairperson, K. Peda Peri Reddy, said that the SHRC disposed of as many as 12,698 cases since August last year till date.

“Except 239 cases admitted this year, the rest of the cases are from 2005 to 2010,” he stated.

Why brand entire Muslim community as terrorist?

New Delhi, December 10: Terrorism should be seen as an international menace. No religious identity should be attached to it as no religion on earth justifies terrorism that often ends up killing innocent people. Islam strongly forbids violence against the innocent. The unenlightened Muslims who say they are acting in defence of the religion may have either misinterpreted Islam or are practising it erroneously. And so, if one views at Islam on the basis of the activities of these misguided people, he or she will make a big mistake.

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