news Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 05:30
  1. The Telangana government on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court seeking to declare the action of the Centre in not implementing the statutory promises and assurances given to the people of Telangana, including a separate High court, at the time of the bifurcation as illegal. Read a Deccan Chronicle report. 2. The ancient mummy of Nasihu, the teenaged daughter of one of the pharaohs from the sixth Egyptian dynasty, is crumbling and decaying in the state museum and is in dire need of restoration. It is one of the six mummies present across the country and the only one in south India, Times of India reports. 3. Hyderabad Commissioner of Police M. Mahendar Reddy on Wednesday said that the city police are taking all precautions following reports of likely trouble on July 30 when Yakub Memon, an accused in the 1993 Mumbai serial blast case is to be hanged. Read The Hindu's report. 4. The Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) in Hyderabad has become the first airport in India to successfully implement as a pilot project, an end-to-end e-boarding process. The civil aviation ministry had earlier selected the RGIA to pilot this project for a three-month duration from April. Read more. 5. The Cyber Crime Police arrested two persons from Uttar Pradesh for allegedly hacking the website and email accounts of Mee Seva centre and siphoning off over 13 lakh. After the arrest, 35,000 in cash and two mobile phones were seized. Read a report in The New Indian Express.