• India Now 7th Worst-Hit Nation By COVID-19

    India Now 7th Worst-Hit Nation By COVID-19
    Published Date : 01-Jun-2020 7:15:06IST

    With over 1.88 lakh cases of coronavirus, India has reported more cases than France’s marginally lower 1,88,752 and climbed to seventh from the ninth spot in the list of 10 nations worst hit by the coronavirus pandemic. The country recorded 1,88,883 coronavirus cases till Sunday night. The US has so far reported over 18 lakh cases of coronavirus, making it the nation with the most number of cases. Brazil follows with over five lakh cases, and Russia with over four lakh cases.

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  • Whatever we saved amid this outbreak is due to collective will power: PM

    Whatever we saved amid this outbreak is due to collective will power: PM
    Published Date : 31-May-2020 1:27:57IST

    PM Narendra Modi while addressing the nation through radio programme ‘Mann Ki Baat’ on Sunday said, “We regret the losses incurred due to COVID-19 but whatever we could save was the result of collective will power,” he added. Everyone is affected by COVID-19 but the worst affected are the poor and their ordeal can’t be expressed in words, he said.

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  • Tiger spotted near Telangana’s Bellampalli town

    Tiger spotted near Telangana’s Bellampalli town
    Published Date : 31-May-2020 12:26:39IST

    A tiger was spotted moving on the outskirts of Bellampalli town in Mancherial district in Telangana on Saturday, creating a flutter among the people. Forest officials said the tiger, named A2, was moving in Goleti and Kairiguda areas in the intervening night of May 29 and May 30 and it reached the outskirts of Bellampalli. The Forest Divisional Officer, Bellampalli, placed three tiger tracking teams to track and monitor the movement of the tiger. They said the A2 tiger had returned towards Murliguda and Dharmaraopet forest areas and presently it was not near Bellampalli town.

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  • Malls, restaurants, religious places to open from June 8 except in containment zones

    Malls, restaurants, religious places to open from June 8 except in containment zones
    Published Date : 30-May-2020 8:18:41IST

    The government today issued guidelines for phased reopening of areas outside containment zones. Religious places, hotels, restaurants and malls will be allowed to open from June 8. A decision on reopening schools and colleges will be taken in July. The dates for restarting international air travel, metro rail, gyms and theatres will be decided later after assessment.

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  • US to announce ‘certain decisions’ on China on Friday: Trump

    US to announce ‘certain decisions’ on China on Friday: Trump
    Published Date : 29-May-2020 1:27:25IST

    US President Donald Trump has that the US would announce “certain decisions” on China on Friday. Trump, who alleges that coronavirus emerged from a Wuhan lab, has been pressing China to agree for an inquiry into its origin. Led by the US, several countries in the world have blamed China for its failure to provide timely information about it.

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  • 3-yr-old who fell in Telangana borewell found dead after 12-hour rescue op

    3-yr-old who fell in Telangana borewell found dead after 12-hour rescue op
    Published Date : 28-May-2020 12:49:32IST

    A three-year-old boy who accidentally fell into an open borewell in Telangana’s Medak district on Wednesday evening died due to asphyxiation, the police said on Thursday. His body was retrieved by National Disaster Response Force teams following a nearly 12-hour-long rescue operation. Medak DM K Dharma Reddy said, “There were 3 borewells dug without permission. Necessary action will be taken.”

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  • All shops can reopen in Hyderabad from May 28

    All shops can reopen in Hyderabad from May 28
    Published Date : 27-May-2020 11:58:18IST

    The Telangana government has allowed all shops in Hyderabad to reopen from Thursday. However, the ban on re-opening of malls will continue. Following the relaxation in lockdown norms on May 19, shops in Hyderabad were allowed to re-open on an odd-even basis. The decision to allow reopening of all shops was taken on Wednesday at a high-level meeting presided over by CM KCR. Under the existing plan, two shops adjacent to each are not being allowed to open on the same day.

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  • Trump threatens to ‘close down’ social media after Twitter fact-checks his tweets

    Trump threatens to ‘close down’ social media after Twitter fact-checks his tweets
    Published Date : 27-May-2020 8:34:43IST

    US President Donald Trump threatened to ‘strongly regulate, or close down’ social media platforms after Twitter added fact-check warnings to two of his tweets. “Republicans feel that social media Platforms totally silence conservatives voices,” tweeted Trump. In another tweet, Trump said, “Twitter has shown that everything we have been saying about them (and their other compatriots) is correct.”

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  • Aim and purpose of lockdown has failed in India: Rahul Gandhi

    Aim and purpose of lockdown has failed in India: Rahul Gandhi
    Published Date : 26-May-2020 3:05:32IST

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that the nationwide lockdown following coronavirus outbreak has not yielded results. “India is the only country in the world that is lifting lockdown when the virus is exponentially rising,” Gandhi added. “It’s pretty clear that the aim and purpose of lockdowns have failed in India,” the Congress leader further said.

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  • Nearly 7k COVID-19 cases recorded in India in last 24 hrs

    Nearly 7k COVID-19 cases recorded in India in last 24 hrs
    Published Date : 25-May-2020 11:20:57IST

    With 6,977 cases in the last 24 hours, coronavirus cases in India have increased to 1,38,845, the government announced on Monday. This marks the biggest one-day jump in cases in India for fourth day in a row. India also recorded 154 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll to 4,021. Number of active cases stands at 77,103.

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  • Biggest one-day jump in coronavirus cases recorded in India

    Biggest one-day jump in coronavirus cases recorded in India
    Published Date : 24-May-2020 1:28:24IST

    With 6,767 cases in the last 24 hours, coronavirus cases in India have increased to 1,31,868, the government announced on Sunday. This marks the biggest one-day jump in cases in India for third day in a row. India also recorded 147 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll to 3,867. Number of active cases stands at 73,560.

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  • Heatwave: Temperature Nears 44 Degree Celsius In Hyderabad

    Heatwave: Temperature Nears 44 Degree Celsius In Hyderabad
    Published Date : 24-May-2020 1:26:38IST

    An intense heat wave has swept Telangana and neighbouring Andhra witnessing over 47 Degree Celsius. The average temperature in Hyderabad city hovered around 43 degree celsius; some parts of the city like Quthbullapur and Bandlaguda have reported much higher temperature at 44.4 Degree Celsius. The highest temperature in the state was recorded at Endapally in Jagatial district at 47.2 degrees. Around Kakatiya Power Plant, the temperature has been reported to be 50 degrees.

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  • Telangana Class X exams to be held from June 8

    Telangana Class X exams to be held from June 8
    Published Date : 22-May-2020 5:44:36IST

    With the Telangana High Court showing green light for conducting Class X exams after the first week of June, the state education authorities on Friday announced the exam schedule. As per the new schedule, the exams will be held from June 8 to July 5. Education Minister P. Sabita Indra Reddy announced that there will be a two- day gap after each paper as suggested by the high court. The exams will be held from 9.30 a.m. to 12.15 pm.

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  • 62 new cases, AP corona tally reaches 2,514

    62 new cases, AP corona tally reaches 2,514
    Published Date : 22-May-2020 2:09:07IST

    Andhra Pradesh reported 62 new cases that were detected in the 24 hours ending 10 a.m., Friday. The state’s tally of positive cases till date stands at 2,514, while there are 728 active cases that are receiving treatment in various hospitals. The state nodal officer reported that 8,415 samples were tested during the past 24 hours as against 8,092 samples that were tested during the preceding testing cycle. Meanwhile, with 51 persons cured, the state’s tally of the cured persons climbed to 1,731.

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  • India records its biggest one-day rise in COVID-19 cases

    India records its biggest one-day rise in COVID-19 cases
    Published Date : 22-May-2020 10:09:08IST

    As many as 6,088 coronavirus cases were confirmed in India in the last 24 hours, marking the biggest one-day jump so far and taking the total number of cases to 1,18,447. Meanwhile, 148 deaths have been recorded in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll to 3,583. Out of the total cases, 66,330 cases are active.

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