Top stories from Telangana: Revanth Reddy's custody extended for two more weeks
news Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 05:30
1. A Hyderabad court on Monday extended judicial custody of TDP MLA Revanth Reddy and two others till June 29 in the cash-for-vote scam. As their custody was ending on Monday, the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) of Telangana produced them before the magistrate, who extended their remand by two weeks. Read more. 2. The Telangana government has agreed to keep sensitive defence installations in Hyderabad out of Google Street View. As the city is home to some vital defence laboratories and other installations, the home ministry wanted the state government to not include them in the Street View. Read more details. 3. President Pranab Mukherjee will arrive in Hyderabad on June 29 for his 10-day southern sojourn. As always, he will stay at the Rashtrapati Nilayam in Bolarum, the presidential retreat in south India. The presidential sojourn might get interrupted by a steady stream of visitors this time as the political atmosphere in the state is charged up over the cash-for-vote scam. Read a Times of India report. 4. Not satisfied with measures to de-water the Hussainsagar lake, the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has started taking up construction of an additional outlet by tunneling in the earth bund portion. The construction of vent number 14 of the bridge across the weir of the lake is being undertaken at an estimated cost of around Rs 1 crore, The New Indian Express reports. 5. Mobile phone manufacturer Micromax will set up its manufacturing pl Manufacturing Cluster (EMC) coming up in Maheswaram in Ranga Reddy ant in Hyderabad with an investment of Rs.400 crore to Rs.500 crore. The unit will come up in a mobile manufacturing hub, proposed to be developed in the Electronicdistrict. Read details.