1. Raghvendra Singh Chauhan Is Telangana HC Chief Justice
The Law Ministry On Wednesday appointed Justice Raghvendra Singh Chauhan, the acting chief justice of the Telangana High Court, as its chief justice, a notification said. Another judge from the Telangana High Court, Justice V Ramasubramanian, was appointed chief justice of the Himachal Pradesh High Court.
2. Raja Singh Claims Police Violence, Video Of Self-Inflicted Injury Viral
BJP MLA from Goshamahal in the Telangana Assembly, Raja Singh on Tuesday went onto accuse the Hyderabad Police of thrashing him while he was trying to replace a statue of a freedom fighter in the city. A video has surfaced on social media on Thursday morning proving the story of the Hyderabad Police as the truth as the BJP MLA can be seen trying to inflict injuries on his head with a stone while the policemen stopped him.
3. Hyderabad Among 21 Indian Cities To Run Out Of Groundwater By 2020: NITI Aayog Report
Twenty one cities in India including Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai and Hyderabad - will run out of groundwater by 2020, affecting around 100 million people, claims a report by NITI Ayog. The report also says that 40 per cent of India's population will have no access to drinking water by 2030.The situation is alarming, given the fact that year 2020 is not very far.
4. Two-Year-Old Dies, Mother Injured After Falling From Third Floor
A two year-old girl succumbed to death after falling from the third floor of a building in the city. The incident took place at Mallapur, Hyderabad in the wee hours of Wednesday. The details reveal that the two-year-old's mother jumped along with the girl from the building after an argument with her husband. While the child died, her mother sustained severe injuries.
5. Hyderabad Nizam Owned Diamond Necklace Sold For 17 Crores At Christie’s Auction
An auction of Indian royal jewellery at Christie's here on Wednesday realised high prices for its first few lots. The items included a 17-carat Golconda diamond "Arcot II", once owned by the Nawab of Arcot, that sold for a stunning Rs 23.5 crore ($3,375,00).