The Special Operations Team (SOT) of the Cyberabad Commissionerate conducted routine checks on establishments within the Cyberabad limits on Saturday night. The establishments included eight lodges/OYO rooms, 11 farmhouses, six pubs, and 14 dhabas. During the raids, it was found that several establishments were violating the rules. The Lakshmi Villa Guest House, located in Pet Basheerabad, was allowing customers to consume ganja-filled cigarettes and liquor without permission from the excise department. Hotel Karthikeya Residency in Kukatpally Housing Board (KPHB) police station limits were allowing prostitution on the premises.
Jagathi Foundation, a city-based organization, has initiated a project called ‘Amrut Aahar’ to provide breakfast to students in government schools. The foundation also executes educational programmes in slum areas and makes efforts to provide necessary academic assistance to students who are deprived of quality education. The project aims to ensure that people, especially youngsters, have their breakfast and maintain a fit and healthy body.
Union Minister for Culture and Tourism G Kishan Reddy said that false cases of arson have been foisted against BJYM State president Bhanu Prakash and 11 others. Addressing media after a ‘Mulakhat’ with Bhanu Prakash and 11 others lodged in the Chanchalguda prison, he said that lakhs of unemployed youth in the State were anguished with the leak of Telangana State Public Service Commission (TSPSC) exam papers. Reddy asserted that the youth is in agony and anguish, and leak of service commission exam papers is unacceptable.
Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) is all set to launch AC sleeper buses for the first time with high-tech features for the comfort of passengers. In the first phase, 16 AC sleeper buses are being put into use. These buses, designed to compete with private buses, will be available to passengers from today. The travelling experience of the passengers to commute will change henceforth. TSRTC will run these 16 new AC sleeper buses on the routes of Bengaluru and Hubbali in Karnataka, Visakhapatnam and Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh, and Chennai in Tamil Nadu.
With untimely rains and pest attacks, the production of mangoes in Hyderabad was below expectations. This is likely to make buying mangoes a costly affair with the prices being higher due to low supply of the fruit. Official estimates said that the yellow fruit produce will be around 20 to 30 percent less when compared to last year. Though residents in the city heaved a sigh of relief from scorching summer heat due to intermittent rainfall, it’s bad news for the mango lovers.