news Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 05:30
    1. The Hyderabad High Court on Wednesday adjourned to Friday, the hearing on bail petition of TDP legislator A. Revanth Reddy while the forensic science laboratory submitted its preliminary report to a city court in a cash-for-vote case. The high court also adjourned till Thursday hearing on a petition by an absconding accused, Jerusalem Mataiah, seeking quashing of proceedings against him. Read a report in TNM.   2. More than 3.5 lakh trucks went off the roads in Telangana, affecting the movement of goods as lorry owners on Wednesday began indefinite strike to press for their demands. The supply of essential commodities and vegetables was affected in Hyderabad and all other districts of Telangana. Read details.   3. Three years, multiple revisions, and recurring controversies later, there still seems to be very little clarity over where the Hyderabad metro rail project is heading. All it has left the people is with shrunken roads, Sudipta Sengupta writes for the Times of India.   4. The Hyderabad police is making foolproof security arrangements for President Pranab Mukherjee’s visit. As the president will be staying at the official retreat Rashtrapati Nilayam at Bolarum from June 30 to July 8, North Zone police have taken steps to increase security in the area. Additional forces from other zones of Hyderabad police and anti-sabotage checks have already been initiated by the police. Read Deccan Chronicle's report.   5. Microsoft Mobile on Wednesday unveiled its first retail store in Hyderabad called The Microsoft Priority Reseller Store at Forum Mall in Hyderabad. T.S. Sridhar, director, south, Nokia India Sales Pvt Ltd, a subsidiary of Microsoft Mobile, said that 8,872 stores and 119 care centres across the country will be transformed. Read more.