news Monday, June 15, 2015 - 05:30
  1. The Telugu Desam Party on Sunday said it will petition the Union government for the removal of governor ESL Narasimhan for his `bias' towards the TRS government. This comes as the Anti Corruption Bureau gears up to record the statement of nominated MLA Elvis Stephenson before a magistrate in the note-for-vote case. Read a Times of India report. 2. A student from Hyderabad was shot dead by unidentified gunman in the US. 21-year-old Sai Kiran Goud was killed by a group of unidentified men in Miami, Florida after he refused to handover his iPhone. Read details. 3. Though private schools in Telangana reopened on June 12, classes are yet to begin as there are no textbooks available in the market. The Telangana government had earlier made it mandatory for all private schools to use only government textbooks, which are still not available. Read a detailed report by Deccan Chronicle. 4. Telangana Deputy Chief Minister Mahamood Ali on Sunday said the government has released Rs 50 lakh each to the 10 districts for the arrangements being made for month-long Ramadan festival. He also visited the Mecca Masjid and examined the repair works taken up there. Read a report in The Hindu. 5. Helicopter services will be available to pilgrims in Telangana during the 12-day Godavari Pushkarams on payment. Any pilgrim intending to save time can hire the services of helicopter and go to the Pushkar Ghat to take a holy dip. The state government is readying 106 ghats on the banks of Godavari in five districts of Telangana. Read The New Indian Express report.