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  • Telangana minister KT Rama Rao comes to rescue of COVID-19 victim's kids June 15, 2021 2:55 am By Express News Service JAGTIAL/KHAMMAM: MAUD minister KT Rama Rao came to the rescue of three children whose father died of COVID-19 recently at Ogulapur in Malyala mandal, on Monday. The deceased person has been identified as Bushi Sattaiah (44), who …
  • Karnataka to give ₹1 lakh to BPL COVID-19 victims’ families June 15, 2021 1:59 am The Karnataka government on Monday announced a compensation of ₹1 lakh to below poverty line (BPL) families that have lost adult members to COVID-19. Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa told reporters here that the government was aware that many families had …
  • Sathupalli, Madhira witness dip in COVID cases; test positivity rate down to 6% June 14, 2021 4:59 am By Express News Service KHAMMAM: Thanks to various measures taken by the district administration and the State government, the Covid-19 curve in Khammam district has started witnessing a downward trend after several weeks. Sathupalli and Madhira Assembly …
  • Daily COVID positivity rate marginally up June 13, 2021 9:19 am The daily positivity rate of COVID-19 infection in Telangana increased to 1.47% on Saturday from 1.38% on Friday as 1,771 new cases and 13 deaths were reported in the State during the 24-hour period till 5.30 pm on Saturday. The cumulative total of cases …
  • TRS loyalists lose hopes on nominated posts June 13, 2021 7:29 am KARIMNAGAR: The hopes of several committed leaders of the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS), who have been with the party through thick and thin since its inception, of getting some nominated posts seem to be just a mirage. Many of them are losing hope of …
  • COVID death rate with co-morbidities and without equal in 1st, 2nd waves in Telangana June 13, 2021 7:29 am HYDERABAD:  The difference between deaths due to Covid 19 in those with co-morbid conditions is 55.69 per cent and those without them 44.31 per cent during the second wave in Telangana. The first wave saw deaths in 55.04 per cent people with co-morbid …
  • Hyderabad has most number of people vaccinated against Covid-19 in Telangana June 12, 2021 6:01 am By Express News Service HYDERABAD:  After six months of inoculation drive, Hyderabad is the most vaccinated district in Telangana with 28% of its population administered at least one dose of Covid-19 vaccine. According to an analysis done by Bengaluru- …
  • Countering Maoists: Telangana cops woo tribals with amenities June 12, 2021 6:01 am Express News Service KHAMMAM:  The Telangana police has been trying to isolate Maoists from the support of Gottikoyas, an indigenous tribe living in about 100 habitations in Bhadradri- Kothagudem district, by providing them with basic facilities so that …
  • Andhra Pradesh boozers line up before T-belt shops June 11, 2021 10:00 pm Khammam: Ganeshampadu, a village in Penuballi mandal in this district, adjacent to Kokilampadu in Tiruvuru mandal in Andhra Pradesh, is seeing intense activity in the Covid19 situation. Nearly 100 people from Kokilampadu used to come to belt shops in …
  • Congress stages protest against petrol prices hike across state June 11, 2021 10:00 pm HYDERABAD: On a day the price of petrol in Hyderabad reached about Rs 99.31 per litre, the Congress on Friday staged protests at petrol pumps across the state against the spiralling prices of petrol and diesel. Party leaders including Telangana Pradesh …
  • Active COVID cases in Telangna now 23,561 June 11, 2021 7:14 am The active COVID-19 positive cases in Telangana rose to 23,561 with 1,798 new cases detected as the number of tests continued to be over one lakh with 1,30,430 conducted and results of 1,226 awaited on Thursday. There were also 14 mortalities and number of …
  • IT exports grew 12.98% to ₹1.45 lakh cr. last fiscal June 11, 2021 1:59 am Industries and IT Minister K.T. Rama Rao on Thursday said IT and ITeS exports from the State increased 12.98% to ₹1,45,522 crore in the fiscal ended March 2021. Substantial considering it came amid the pandemic and the COVID-19 impact on economy, the rate …
  • Cross-border movement behind Khammam surge June 11, 2021 12:05 am
  • Covid positive Adivasis ousted from isolation unit in Telangana June 10, 2021 8:03 am By Express News Service KHAMMAM: Covid-positive Adivasis of the remote Maddulamada village in Aswaraopet mandal returned to their village on Wednesday after being asked to leave from a nearby church that served as an isolation centre. Locals are now scared …
  • Telangana starts 19 diagnostic centres at govt hospitals; free service on offer June 10, 2021 2:27 am  These centres will undertake 57 types of tests relating to coronavirus, blood, urine, diabetes, hypertension, cardiac ailments, orthopaedic cases, liver, kidney, thyroid related x-ray, biochemistry, pathology etc. — Representational image HYDERABAD: The …
  • COVID-19:Telangana records 1,813 new COVID-19 cases, 17 deaths June 9, 2021 6:49 pm By PTI HYDERABAD: Telangana on Wednesday reported 1,813 new COVID-19 cases, pushing the tally to 5,96,813, while the toll rose to 3,426 with 17 more deaths. Khammam district accounted for the most number of cases with 180, followed by the Greater Hyderabad …
  • COVID crisis drives three to suicide June 9, 2021 3:42 pm Unable to cope with financial problems triggered by the COVID-19 crisis, a 30-year-old tribal woman allegedly committed suicide by jumping into the Munneru river along with her two children here on Wednesday. The deceased were identified as D Vanitha, 30, …
  • Police personnel get acquainted with medicines for COVID-19 treatment June 9, 2021 6:53 am They are monitoring the drugs in demand to anticipate which one would be in short supply and end up in the black market Telangana police are seeking a ‘101 lesson’ on drugs used in treatment of COVID-19. In this regard, the men in khaki are speaking to …
  • No Covid vaccine certificates: Citizens perturbed about second dose June 9, 2021 5:51 am Express News Service HYDERABAD: Even as Telangana is reeling under acute shortage of vaccines due to lack of supply from the Centre, many beneficiaries have been complaining that they are yet to receive vaccine certificates even weeks after taking the …
  • Telangana extends Covid-19 lockdown till June 19 June 9, 2021 1:35 am The Telangana government on Tuesday extended the ongoing lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19 by another 10 days with relaxations from 6 AM to 6 PM every day. The present lockdown will end on June 9. Bordering areas such as Khammam, Nalgonda and …
  • Telangana extends lockdown till June 19 with relaxations June 8, 2021 5:30 pm By PTI HYDERABAD: The Telangana government on Tuesday extended the ongoing lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19 by another 10 days with relaxations from 6 AM to 6 PM every day. The present lockdown will end on June 9. Bordering areas such as Khammam, …
  • Quick police action after cyber fraud; Rs4.5lakh restored to bank account June 7, 2021 10:11 pm KHAMMAM: The police in Manuguru have achieved a breakthrough in a cyber-crime and restored Rs 4.5 lakh to the victim from the fraudster’s account. Devalla Damodara Rao, an employee at Bharat Heavy Water Plant in Manuguru, received a message to link his …
  • Scarcity of seeds, tricksters put Telangana chilly farmers in pickle June 7, 2021 10:04 pm KHAMMAM: Limited availability of quality chilli seeds on one side and unbridled selling of spurious seeds on the other seem to be casting a spell on hapless farmers in the district.   Long queues of farmers – both men and women - were witnessed in front of …
  • Telangana focuses on five districts with most Covid cases June 7, 2021 12:24 pm Telangana Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar on Monday directed Collectors of five districts to prepare a plan to check the spread of Covid-19. On the direction of Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao, the Chief Secretary held a teleconference with the District …
  • Jagan’s sister Sharmila to launch Telangana Party on July 8 June 7, 2021 10:20 am Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy’s sister Y.S. Sharmila will be launching her political party in Telangana next month. Named ‘YSR Telangana Party’, it will be launched on July 8, the birth anniversary of her father and former Chief …
  • Free diagnostics centres to be launched in Telangana on June 9 June 6, 2021 10:07 am The Telangana government will be offering free diagnostic services to poor at government-run hospitals in 19 district headquarters in the State from June 9. These diagnostic centres can conduct 57 types of tests including some speciality and expensive …
  • Free diagnostic tests at 19 govt centres from tomorrow: KCR June 5, 2021 7:33 pm HYDERABAD: Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao directed officials to open 19 diagnostic centres for the benefit of economically deprived sections in select major government hospitals and district headquarters across the state on Monday.  The centres will …
  • Monsoon to enter Telangana in 3 days, predicts IMD June 5, 2021 6:27 am By Express News Service HYDERABAD: The southwest monsoon is very likely to further advance into some parts of Telangana in the next two to three days, informed Director of India Meteorological Department, Hyderabad, Dr K Nagaratna, on Friday. She said that …
  • Kothagudem Collector visits Covid patients June 5, 2021 6:27 am By Express News Service KHAMMAM:  Bhadradri-Kothagudem Collector D Anudeep visited three remote villages — Muttaram, Pandugonigudem and Petavagu — under Gundala mandal in the district, on Friday, met those who have isolated themselves after testing …
  • For Eatala, the road to BJP wasn’t so smooth June 5, 2021 6:21 am What prompted a reluctant Eatala Rajender to choose the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over being an independent to create an umbrella for Backward Classes forces to join him? Three factors apparently influenced his decision — family pressure, smart moves by …
  • Call to recognize electricity staff as frontline warriors June 4, 2021 10:42 pm KHAMMAM: Nearly one-fourth of the 1,656 employees working with the Northern Power Distribution Corporation Ltd in united Khammam district has been tested Covid-positive. The employees are worried and tensed. The fast spreading of Covid-19 in the second …
  • 1200 tonnes of paddy damaged at Khammam lifting centres June 4, 2021 10:42 pm KHAMMAM: Delay that was caused in the process of lifting of paddy from Indira Kranthi Patham centres to the rice mills has resulted in heavy loss to paddy farmers following the onset of the rainy season. In some places, farmers were kept in wait mode by …
  • Vaccination for students going abroad on June 6 June 4, 2021 12:34 pm Hyderabad: Students planning to go abroad for studies can get vaccinated against Covid-19 at the Institute of Preventive Medicine at Narayanguda, Director of Health Services Dr G Srinivasa Rao announced on Thursday. While the vaccination will begin on …
  • Paddy damaged due to rain in Laxmipuram June 3, 2021 7:36 pm  These farmers have been pleading with the officials since the last four days to send lorries and lift the paddy. There was no response from the officials, and now the rain destroyed the paddy. (Representational Photo:AFP) KHAMMAM: The farmers of …
  • Mixup over body sees ‘Covid victim’ walk home alive and well to stun family in mourning June 3, 2021 2:31 pm A family in southern India was shocked to see a woman whom they had already mourned as a victim of the country’s devastating second Covid wave turn up alive at home on Wednesday afternoon. Muthyala Girijamma, a woman believed to be in her sixties in …
  • COVID-19 helps Telangana police nab top Maoist Gaddam Madhukar June 3, 2021 5:26 am By Express News Service WARANGAL/KHAMMAM: Through a sheer quirk of fate, Maoist party Dandakaranya special zone divisional committee secretary Gaddam Madhukar landed in police custody, when he went to Warangal seeking treatment for COVID-19. The police …
  • Telangana to receive heavy rains for next two days June 3, 2021 3:40 am Hyderabad: The atmosphere over Telangana state will likely roil over the next two days with the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) predicting stormy weather all over the state on Thursday and Friday, with some isolated locations in several districts …
  • State Formation Day celebrations subdued again June 3, 2021 1:10 am Given the COVID pandemic, the event was low key and there were no major public gatherings Like last year, Telanagna Formation Day celebrations across the State were subdued on Wednesday due to COVID-19 pandemic. Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao paid …
  • 2,384 fresh COVID cases in Telangana June 3, 2021 1:10 am Telangana recorded 2,384 fresh COVID cases and 17 deaths on Wednesday, even as testing was ramped up to a high of 1.08 lakh persons against 94,189 the previous day. The active COVID cases were 33,379 against 33,254 the previous day, and the results of 1, …
  • COVID cases rise in twin cities as testing is increased June 2, 2021 3:40 am Telangana recorded 2,493 COVID positive cases and 15 deaths, three less than previous day, on Tuesday. The positive cases were just 31 less than the previous day, but the number of tests increased to 94,189 from 87,110 the previous day with results of 1, …