news Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 05:30
  1. Global e-commerce major Amazon on Wednesday opened its largest warehouse in India, at Kothur in Telangana. Spread over 280,000 square feet, the facility has come up in Mahabubnagar district, about 60 km from Hyderabad. Read details.   2. Denying that the Telangana government has tapped anybody's phone, chief minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Wednesday said that his Andhra Pradesh counterpart N. Chandrababu Naidu can't escape from law in the cash-for-vote scam. Read a report by The News Minute.   3. The Hyderabad Metro rail project may miss its July 2017 date of commissioning due to delay in realignment at three places proposed by the Telangana government. L&T Metro Rail Hyderabad Limited (LTMRHL) said the final timeline will be fixed after the changes were firmed up. Read details.   4. Amid tension between AP and Telangana over the alleged phone-tapping and cash-for-vote scam, the governor of the two states E.S.L. Narasimhan on Wednesday met President Pranab Mukherjee and Home Minister Rajnath Singh and is understood to have a given a report to the Centre. Read more.    5. Noted spiritual guru Sadguru Kandukuru Sivananda Murthy passed away early on Wednesday morning in Warangal. He was 87 and had been unwell for some time. Grief stricken followers, including those from abroad, turned up in large numbers to have one last glimpse of the spiritual guru. Read Deccan Chronicle's report