Tag: Hyderabad


Maoist couple surrenders in Karimnagar

A Maoist couple identified as Thikka Sushmitha, 27, and Madakam Dula, 30, each carrying a reward of ₹4 lakh on their heads, surrendered before the police in Karimnagar on Friday.The two Maoists turned themselves in before the Karimnagar Police Commissioner Abhishek Mohanty, who is the in-charge Police Commissioner of Warangal, here on Friday afternoon.Sushmitha is a native of Sudhampalli village in Hanamkonda district and Madakam Dula hails from Sukma district in Chhattisgarh. She studied up to Intermediate.In 2016, she joined the CPI (Maoist) outfit in the presence of Maoist leader Bade Chokka Rao alias Damodar in Komatpalli forest area in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district.Sushmitha and Madakam Dula got married while working underground in the banned outfit in Chhattisgarh in March, 2020...

3,900 Indians seeking US student visa interviewed

 The Consular Team India on Thursday interviewed 3,900 student visa applicants, marking its eighth annual Student Visa Day.The number of Indians planning to study in the United States has increased over the past three years. In 2023, the US Mission to India issued more student visas than those issued in 2018, 2019, and 2020 combined.“This year, as Indian students are poised to become the largest group of international students in the United States, the Department of State and our EducationUSA colleagues are excited to welcome student visa applicants on Student Visa Day and throughout the student season,” said Minister-Counselor for Consular Affairs Russel Brown.As many as 69% Indian students prefer US education, and Indian students form the largest group of international graduate stude...

IIT-JEE Advanced results announced

Students of Sri Chaitanya Educational Institutions celebrates the announcement of JEE-Advanced results in Hyderabad on Sunday. | Photo Credit: G. RAMAKRISHNA A total of 48,248 candidates, including 7,964 girl candidates, qualified the Joint Entrance Examination – Advanced (JEE-Advanced) for admissions to IITs across the country this year.According to IIT-Madras, which organised the exam this year, Ved Lahoti from IIT-Delhi zone bagged the top rank in the common rank list by scoring 355 out of 360 marks. The second and third ranks went to Delhi and Madras zones respectively. Sri Chaitanya Educational Institutions said in a press release that many of its students got top ranks. Raghav Sharma got rank 1 in Delhi zone under Gen-EWS category. Rank holders in the open category are Rythm Kedi...

Emerging Palettes at Srishti art gallery, Hyderabad, platforms distinct themes and techniques

Return of Gargantua by Arpan Sadhukhan  | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement A striking feature of the 14th edition of Emerging Palettes, Hyderabad-based Srishti Art Gallery’s annual exhibition, is the experimentation with medium and the varied expressions of participating artists. They use woodcuts, installations, paintings and sculptures to comment on consumerism, gender sensitivity and urbanisation. Emerging Palettes, organised in collaboration with Goethe-Zentrum Hyderabad, features the works of 11 artists who completed their Masters in Arts within the last four years. The artists were chosen from over 200 applicants by a jury comprising Srishti’s owner, Lakshmi Nambiar, and artists Varunika Saraf and Amit Kumar Jain. At the refurbished Srishti Art Gallery in Jubilee Hills that rece...