Top stories from Telangana: Shifting of Hyderabad's iconic Osmania General Hospital begins
news Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 05:30
1. The shifting of health care wings from the heritage buildings of Osmania General Hospital (OGH) began on Wednesday with a part of the Orthopaedic Department being moved to the King Koti Area Hospital. The emergency and outpatient services, however, for all the health wings will continue to operate from the OGH campus. Read The Hindu's report. 2. Pratyusha, the 19-year-old girl tortured by her father and step mother on Wednesday went to Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao's residence after she was discharged from hospital as he had invited her to stay in his house for a few days after treatment. Pratyusha was rescued by police and child rights activists from the clutches of her stepmother Shyamala and father Ramesh, a telecom employee, on July 8. Read more. 3. YSRC chief Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy and his financial adviser V Vijay Sai Reddy appeared before the Nampally court in connection with a money laundering case registered by the Enforcement Directorate. The CBI had earlier filed 11 chargesheets against the YSRC chief. Read Deccan Chronicle's report. 4. AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi said on Wednesday that he was disappointed by the Supreme Court judgement dismissing a petition of 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts convict Yakub Memon that sought stay on his execution on Thursday. The Hyderabad MP also said that if Memon is to be hanged, the perpetrators of Babri Mosque demolition, Mumbai and Gujarat riots should also be hanged. Read details. 5. The absence of regular vice-chancellors in the state universities of Telangana is affecting the administration of the universities and depriving a chance to draw additional funds from the University Grants Commission (UGC). Due to the inordinate delay in appointing regular V-Cs, many universities in Telangana failed to get the NAAC accreditation this academic year. Read a report in The New Indian Express.