With Trump absent in shutdown debate, moderate US senators fill void

By Ginger Gibson WASHINGTON | Tuesday, Jan 23 2018 IST

With President Donald Trump standing back from negotiations to end the U.S. government shutdown, it was a group of around two dozen moderate senators that took the lead in hammering out a compromise.

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US Consulate General-Hyderabad resumes all normal operations

Hyderabad | Tuesday, Jan 23 2018 IST

US Consulate General in Hyderabad has resumed all normal operations after passing a legislation by the US Congress. An official statement here on Tuesday said "The U.S. Congress has passed a

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High-ranking U.S. Senate Republican says he is hopeful federal shutdown to end

WASHINGTON | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST

U.S. Senator John Thune, a member of the Senate's Republican leadership team, said on Sunday he was hopeful of a deal being struck soon that would bring an end to a two-day-old federal government shut

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Anxiety for U.S. federal workers facing government shutdown furloughs

UNDATED | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST

Thousands of federal workers faced anxiety about the status of their jobs and paychecks after U.S. Senate leaders failed to reach agreement to end a federal government shutdown before the work week be

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Scrap enhanced taxes : Traders Federation

Puducherry | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST

Puducherry Traders Federation on Monday urged the administration to withdraw the enhanced taxes and refrain from new tax hike. In a memorandum submitted to the Chief Minister V Narayanasamy, Fede

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IIIT-Hyderabad student bags prestigious internship at Berkeley Lab

Hyderabad | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST

Sneha Jain , who is currently pursuing her Masters in Building Science Research at IIIT-Hyderabad has been awarded an internship that will allow her to work at the prestigious Lawrence Berkeley Nation

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Hyderabad trust shows zakat's potential to bring change through education (IANS Special Series)

Hyderabad |Sunday, 2018 12:45:04 PM IST

One of the five pillars of Islam, "zakat" is mandatory charity for every well-to-do Muslim. And Hyderabad Zakat and Charitable Trust (HZCT) has shown how this obligatory form of charity can be channel

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Moderate quake in North Bengal, Assam

Siliguri/Guwahati | Saturday, Jan 20 2018 IST

A temblor of moderate intensity struck parts of North Bengal and Assam this morning, creating panic among the people. Official sources said a tremor of moderate intensity, measuring 5.2 on the Richte

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Hyderabad HC orders fresh probe into Andhra student's murder

Hyderabad |Friday, 2018 11:45:04 PM IST

The Hyderabad High Court on Friday ordered a fresh probe into the rape and murder of a pharmacy student in Andhra Pradesh a decade ago.

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Hyderabad TV programme for January 20, 2018

Hyderabad | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST

Following is the TV programme, scheduled for tomorrow, as announced by Doordarshan Kendra here, subject to last minute changes. DD-I (Yadagiri) 0030 Hrs: Repeat of Kakatheeya Darshini 0100 Hr

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DRI seizes foreign currency worth Rs 1.05 cr at Hyderabad airport

Hyderabad | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST

Foreign currency worth Rs 1.05 crore was seized by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Hyderabad Zonal Unit, from a passenger at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Shamsabad here on Thursday

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Soha Ali Khan launches her debut book 'The Perils of Being Moderately Famous'

New Delhi | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST

Actress turned author Soha Ali Khan launched her book, 'The Perils of Being Moderately Famous' saying there were certain things about her life which she has drawn and that might be humorous. Soha who

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