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Teacher terror breaks kids’ hands in Andhra Pradesh


The ghastly incident of a pupil being forced to drink his own urine by a teacher in Anaparthi is still fresh in public memory, when two other incidents of harsh corporal punishment have come to light

For musicians, priming voice alone is not enough

For musicians, a great deal of effort goes into preparing for the music season. Not just in terms of equipping themselves musically, but also taking measures consciously to stay fit physically and men

Jaffer rescues Mumbai after Shukla's early burst


Wasim Jaffer (80) and Abhishek Nayar (62) took Mumbai out of doldrums with a century stand against Bengal in their Ranji Trophy Group A match at Brabourne stadium here on Saturday. The hosts made a de

Highway robber dies in police chase

Highway robber A. Yuva­raj, 28, was killed when he got knocked down by an omni bus while fleeing from the police during a failed bid to waylay a truck at Aruvangadu near here in the early hours of Sat

Fracture was an accident: School

Dadala Ajay who was beaten by his teacher Prasanna, was operated on his hand three years ago and iron rods were implanted in it. His mother Vijayalaxmi said that the punishment caused a fracture. The

Attempt to rob ATM fails, all on camera


Four masked men attempted to wipe off cash from an Axis Bank ATM at Sahara Estates in Vanasthalipuram in the wee hours of Saturday after tying the security guard’s hands and legs.

The attempt, howe

Higher realty tax at Banjara, Jubilee Hills

Residents of Banjara Hills and Jubilee Hills will be paying more property tax than those living in Hitec City, Madhapur, Kondapur and Gachibowli, under the new property tax regime.

The GHMC has compl

KCR: Surveys give us 73 Assembly seats

Urging his party cadre to “put in extra hard work”, TRS chief K. Chandrasekhar Rao told his party that surveys indicated that the TRS will back 73 Assembly and 14 Lok Sabha seats if elections were to

Season of melody dawns upon Namma Chennai

If a sharp knock on the door is heard, as if a woodpecker is at it, it will be Ganapathi paying his annual visit to our home to ‘do’ the sabhas in December. This worthy, hailing from Thanjavur, is dom

Kiran’s message to D.L.: fall in line or quit

Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy was on Friday explicit in sending across the message — fall in line with cabinet decisions or face the axe — to his bitter critic and health minister D.L. Ravindra

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