Hyderabad Current Affairs - 2020

SUN TV Network acquires Hyderabad IPL franchise

imageSun TV Network won the Hyderabad Franchise of the Indian Premier League (IPL) for a sum of Rs 85.05 crore per annum.

  • On September 15, the BCCI floated tenders for a new IPL franchise after terminating Deccan Chargers’ contract following payment default by the team owners DCHL.
  • DCHL was unable to furnish bank guarantee of Rs 100 crore before October 12, 5 pm deadline.

Hyderabad ranked 3rd best city for 2013 visit

Best in Travel 2013 – Top 10 cities

Travel guide book Lonely Planet ranked Indian city and capital of Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad at 3rd position to visit in 2013. 

The book described Hyderabad as "elegant and blossoming".

As per Lonely Planet, the Best in Travel 2013 – Top 10 cities:

  1. imageSan Francisco
  2. Amsterdam
  3. Hyderabad
  4. Derry/Londonderry
  5. Beijing
  6. Christchurch
  7. Hobart
  8. Montreal
  9. Addis Ababa
  10. Puerto Iguazú