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Telangana: State in southern India
Telangana is a state in India situated on the south-central stretch of the Indian peninsula on the high Deccan Plateau. It is the eleventh-largest state and the twelfth-most populated state in India with a geographical area of 112,077 km2 (43,273 sq mi) and 35,193,978 residents as per 2011 census. On 2 June 2014, the area was separated from the northwestern part of Andhra Pradesh as the newly formed state with Hyderabad as its historic permanent capital. Its other major cities include Warangal, Nizamabad, Khammam and Karimnagar. Telangana is bordered by the states of Maharashtra to the north, Chhattisgarh to the east, Karnataka to the west, and Andhra Pradesh to the east and south. The terrain of Telangana region consists mostly of hills, mountain ranges, and thick dense forests covering an area of 27,292 km2 (10,538 sq mi). As of 2019, the state of Telangana is divided into 33 districts.


Watch how this 51-year-old passed class 10 after 33 failed attempts [Video]

Watch how this 51-year-old passed class 10 after 33 failed attempts

The Covid pandemic has turned out to be a blessing in disguise for this 51-year-old Hyderabad resident. Mohd Nooruddin had failed the 10th board exams 33 times, but he has now benefited from Telangana..

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Telangana TV channel chairman arrested for cheating people by promising govt flats [Video]

Telangana TV channel chairman arrested for cheating people by promising govt flats

Cyberabad Police arrested a man on the charges of cheating people on pretext of allocating houses under state government's double bedroom flats scheme. Accused name is Guthula Prashanth and he is the..

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Woman dies after auto slipped into overflowing stream in Telangana [Video]

Woman dies after auto slipped into overflowing stream in Telangana

A woman died after the auto she was travelling in lost its balance and felled into overflowing stream in Telangana's Nalgonda. The driver and few others managed to escape from the auto. The streams in..

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'Why Congress took 16 yrs to appreciate Narasimha Rao's contributions?' asks grandson [Video]

'Why Congress took 16 yrs to appreciate Narasimha Rao's contributions?' asks grandson

The grandson of former prime minister PV Narasimha Rao hits out at Congress party and asked that why Congress took16 years to appreciate Narasimha Rao's contributions? "Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi..

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Watch: Pregnant woman carried on shoulders to cross a lake in Telangana [Video]

Watch: Pregnant woman carried on shoulders to cross a lake in Telangana

In yet another case of lack of basic amenities, a pregnant woman was carried on shoulders to cross a lake. Temporary bridge on Mallanna Vagu Lake in Telangana's Gundala mandal area washed away due..

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Flash flood submerges houses of Vikarabad villages in Telangana [Video]

Flash flood submerges houses of Vikarabad villages in Telangana

In Telangana, the houses in Tandur area of Vikarabad district submerged in floodwater. Normal lives have been badly affected due to flood. People are forced to take shelter at rooftop. Telangana comes..

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4275 liquor bottles seized during vehicle checking in Andhra Pradesh, 1 held [Video]

4275 liquor bottles seized during vehicle checking in Andhra Pradesh, 1 held

A person was arrested and 4275 liquor bottles were seized during vehicle checking in Andhra Pradesh's West Godavari. The liquors were being illegally transported from Telangana to Andhra Pradesh. The..

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'Anti-corona tea' gets massive public attention in Telangana's Warangal [Video]

'Anti-corona tea' gets massive public attention in Telangana's Warangal

In the time of pandemic, 'anti-corona tea', introduced by a local tea seller in Telangana's Warangal, is getting massive public attention. While speaking to ANI, tea shop owner Shiva said, "We sell tea..

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Woman delivers baby under tree after hospital denies admission in Telangana's Jangaon [Video]

Woman delivers baby under tree after hospital denies admission in Telangana's Jangaon

A woman delivered a baby under a tree outside a hospital after she was denied admission even after she complained of labor pain at Jangaon in Telangana. Fatima Bee, the mother of the pregnant Women..

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5 arrested after locals tie Electricity Dept officials to pole in Telangana's Medak [Video]

5 arrested after locals tie Electricity Dept officials to pole in Telangana's Medak

The residents of a village under Alladurgam Police Station limits in Medak tied Electricity Department officials to a pole when they were visiting the area to collect payments of electricity bills. The..

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Telangana Governor inspects plasma therapy arrangement at Hyderabad hospital [Video]

Telangana Governor inspects plasma therapy arrangement at Hyderabad hospital

Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan inspected plasma therapy arrangement at ESIC Medical College in Hyderabad. She also appealed COVID-19 survivors to come forward and donate plasma to help..

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COVID: Hyderabad entrepreneur develops software to track availability of beds [Video]

COVID: Hyderabad entrepreneur develops software to track availability of beds

Hyderabad-based entrepreneur Arun Varma, has developed '', a software to help COVID-19 patients to locate hospitals with bed availability. He said, "This solution is designed for..

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Demolition of old Telangana Secretariat begins after HC order [Video]

Demolition of old Telangana Secretariat begins after HC order

Following the High Court decision clearing the way for the construction of the new Secretariat of Telangana government, the demolition of the old Secretariat complex began in Hyderabad. The demolition..

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STelangana Health Minister inspects TIMS amid COVID-19 crisis [Video]

STelangana Health Minister inspects TIMS amid COVID-19 crisis

The Health and Family Welfare Minister of Telangana Eatala Rajender visited Telangana Institute of Medical Sciences. He visited the institute in Hyderabad amid coronavirus pandemic on June 24. There..

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Place 2-child cap for panchayat polls, Union minister tells UP

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