news Thursday, July 09, 2015 - 05:30
  1. A shocking incident came to light on Wednesday at L.B. Nagar in Hyderabad when an NGO with the help of police, rescued a 19-year-old girl. There were deep scars on her face while an eye was swollen. The parents allegedly tortured her with burning cigarettes and hot iron rods and also threw acid on her face. Read TNM's report. 2. Congress' former Andhra Pradesh unit chief, Dharmpuri Srinivas on Wednesday joined the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS). Party chief. Telangana chief minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao welcomed Srinivas into the party fold. Read details. 3. Rajat Kumar Mohanty, a former temporary faculty member in the English and Foreign Language University (EFLU), was convicted on Wednesday of molestation charges and sentenced to three-years in jail and fined Rs 5,000 by the Nampally Criminal Court. The molestation case had been filed against him at the Osmania University Police Station in 2011, by a 26-year-old female research scholar of the same department, Deccan Chronicle reports. 4. A Hyderabad court on Wednesday sent Telugu Desam Party (TDP) legislator Sandra Venkata Veeraiah to two-day custody of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in the cash-for-vote case. The court directed the ACB to question him between 9 am and 5:30 pm on the first day and between 9 am to 4:30 am on the second day. Read more. 5. 'Bahubali' mania gripped the city from midnight on Tuesday, as film buffs started queuing up at the Prasad’s Multiplex in Hyderabad till the counters opened on Wednesday evening for physical sale of tickets for S.S Rajamouli's 'epic' film, which releases on Friday morning. Read a report in The Hindu.  
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