• T’gana daily Covid tally crosses 3K mark with higher testing

    T’gana daily Covid tally crosses 3K mark with higher testing
    Published Date : 13-Apr-2021 11:36:55 IST

    After a day’s lull, Telangana’s daily Covid-19 tally has yet again crossed the 3,000-mark. The Covid status bulletin issued on Tuesday said 3,052 new cases were recorded in the state during the last 24 hours. A total of 1,13,007 samples were tested during this period. In contrast, the state had reported 2,251 cases on Monday from a test size of 79,027 samples.

  • Telangana reports about 3,000 new COVID-19 cases

    Telangana reports about 3,000 new COVID-19 cases
    Published Date : 10-Apr-2021 1:38:00 IST

    Telangana registered nearly 3,000 fresh coronavirus cases, the highest single-day spike this year, pushing the tally to over 3.24 lakh, while the toll rose to 1,752 with six more fatalities. The state has 17,791 active cases and over 1.11 lakh samples were tested on Friday. Cumulatively, over 1.08 crore samples have been tested. The case fatality rate in the state was 0.54 per cent, while it was 1.3 per cent at the national level.

  • Gautam Adani now among world’s top 20 billionaires: Forbes

    Gautam Adani now among world’s top 20 billionaires: Forbes
    Published Date : 06-Apr-2021 3:06:48 IST

    Adani Group’s Gautam Adani has entered the top 20 list of world’s billionaires, according to Forbes. Currently, Adani has a net worth of $61.5 billion. His six listed companies had net worth of around $80 billion, as of March. Earlier, Adani beat the world’s top two richest persons Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk in terms of wealth gained in 2021.

  • Covishield efficacy 90% if doses given 2.5-3 months apart: Poonawalla

    Covishield efficacy 90% if doses given 2.5-3 months apart: Poonawalla
    Published Date : 06-Apr-2021 3:04:54 IST

    Serum Institute of India’s CEO Adar Poonawalla told India Today that Oxford-AstraZeneca’s Covishield vaccine’s efficacy rises to 90% if the doses are given 2.5-3 months apart. A Lancet study had earlier said that the vaccine had 70% efficacy with a month’s gap between doses. “A group was administered doses with higher gap…and they found the efficacy was 90%,” Poonawalla said.

  • Telangana’s daily Covid count surges close to 1,500 mark

    Telangana’s daily Covid count surges close to 1,500 mark
    Published Date : 06-Apr-2021 11:29:16 IST

    Telangana’s daily Covid-19 count reached near 1500 mark as the cases continue to surge in several parts of the state. During the last 24 hours, the state reported 1,498 new cases, highest in over five months. This has pushed the state’s cumulative tally to 3,14,735. Six more people succumbed to the virus during the last 24 hours, taking the death toll to 1,729.

  • Covid surge in Telangana; 887 new cases, 4 deaths

    Covid surge in Telangana; 887 new cases, 4 deaths
    Published Date : 01-Apr-2021 11:04:27 IST

    In the continuing spike in Covid-19 cases, Telangana reported 887 new cases during the last 24 hours, health officials said on Thursday. This is the highest single-day jump in cases this year. The state had reported 684 cases the previous day. Greater Hyderabad, which was the worst hit in the earlier phase last year, is again witnessing the surge. The state’s capital’s daily count crossed 200.

  • AP govt estimates losses worth ₹21,500 crore due to pandemic

    AP govt estimates losses worth ₹21,500 crore due to pandemic
    Published Date : 31-Mar-2021 9:50:49 IST

    Andhra Pradesh is estimated to have suffered a minimum loss of ₹21,500 crore because of the COVID-19 pandemic so far, according to a statement released by the YSRCP government. The pandemic has led to an over-reliance on debt, it said. The state government also declared that its total debt as on March 31, 2021, was ₹3,48,998.11 crore.

  • Anyone got chocolate?

    Anyone got chocolate?
    Published Date : 31-Mar-2021 9:39:26 IST

    Actor Kriti Sanon is craving for chocolates at wake-up time, going by her new post on social media. Kriti posted a picture on Instagram of a chocolate coloured, layered dress paired with a green bralette. Kriti wrote: “Just… woke up craving (chocolate,eyes and crazy emoji)…. Morning everyone.” On the work front, the actress has a slew of films coming up, including Bachchan Pandey, Bhediya, Mimi, Ganpath, Hum Do Hamare Do and Adipurush.

  • Actress shares casting couch experiences: ‘He was a big actor’

    Actress shares casting couch experiences: ‘He was a big actor’
    Published Date : 23-Mar-2021 11:17:46 IST

    Actress Ankita Lokhande, in an interview with Bollywood Bubble, spoke about facing casting couch in film industry. She said the first incident took place when she was 19 or 20. “When I got back again into films, I felt it again, just shaking hands with that person. I don’t want to take names, he was a big actor,” she stated.

  • Ready to discuss bringing petrol, diesel under GST: FM Sitharaman

    Ready to discuss bringing petrol, diesel under GST: FM Sitharaman
    Published Date : 23-Mar-2021 11:12:40 IST

    Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said that the government is ready to discuss bringing petrol and diesel under GST in the next meeting. “States also tax fuel, not just Centre. When Centre taxes it’s part of devolvable amount,” she added. Centre collected ₹2.94 lakh crore from excise duty on the two fuels during the April 2020-January 2021 period.

  • All the mad energy has tamed: Rana on his life post marriage

    All the mad energy has tamed: Rana on his life post marriage
    Published Date : 23-Mar-2021 11:10:00 IST

    Actor Rana Daggubati, who tied the knot with Miheeka Bajaj in August last year, spoke about how his life has changed post marriage. “It’s fun and great, a part of me has settled and is happy…all the mad energy has kind of tamed, it feels good…I’m growing up,” he said. Rana also spoke about his upcoming film ‘Aranya’.