• Professor who made vulgar comment against Smriti Irani on Facebook held

    Professor who made vulgar comment against Smriti Irani on Facebook held
    Published Date : 21-Jul-2021 8:08:34IST

    Shaharyar Ali, a professor at SRK College in Uttar Pradesh’s Firozabad, has been arrested for allegedly making vulgar remarks against Union Minister Smriti Irani on Facebook in March. Ali had surrendered before Additional Sessions Judge Anurag Kumar and moved an interim bail application on Tuesday. The judge, however, denied the bail plea.

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  • This isn’t democracy but ‘detective-ocracy’: Mamata on Pegasus row

    This isn’t democracy but ‘detective-ocracy’: Mamata on Pegasus row
    Published Date : 21-Jul-2021 8:07:43IST

    Amid the Pegasus controversy, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday claimed the government wants to turn India into a surveillance state and added, “This isn’t a democracy but a detective-ocracy.” “The phones have become recorders to them,” she said. As she urged Opposition parties to come together against BJP, the Trinamool Congress chief said, “2024 isn’t far.”

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  • Coronavirus is still among us and can mutate: PM Modi warns people

    Coronavirus is still among us and can mutate: PM Modi warns people
    Published Date : 18-Jun-2021 11:43:28IST

    PM Narendra Modi on Friday warned the citizens that coronavirus is “still among us” and the possibility of it mutating is also there. “We have to further enhance the preparedness of the country to meet the challenges ahead,” he asserted. PM Modi has launched six crash course programmes to train around 1 lakh frontline workers to help fight COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Free vaccines, food to cost India an additional Rs 80,000 cr: Report

    Free vaccines, food to cost India an additional Rs 80,000 cr: Report
    Published Date : 08-Jun-2021 12:59:07IST

    India will need to spend an additional ₹80,000 crore ($11 billion) to provide free vaccines and food to crores of people impacted by the second COVID-19 wave, Bloomberg reported citing sources. The government will earmark ₹70,000 crore to provide food to over 80 crore people till Diwali and will need an additional ₹10,000 crore to provide free vaccines, sources said.

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  • Hyd hospital’s license cancelled for overcharging COVID-19 patients

    Hyd hospital’s license cancelled for overcharging COVID-19 patients
    Published Date : 18-May-2021 11:39:46IST

    The Telangana government has cancelled a Hyderabad hospital’s license for treating COVID-19 patients and issued show-cause notices to three other http://theshoalspharmacy.com hospitals for overcharging patients. This comes after Telangana High Court directed the state government to look into overcharging done by hospitals. The state has also issued a WhatsApp number- 9154170960 for people to notify about such incidents.

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  • Harsh Vardhan urges citizens to not skip COVID vaccine’s 2nd dose

    Harsh Vardhan urges citizens to not skip COVID vaccine’s 2nd dose
    Published Date : 08-May-2021 9:25:24IST

    Reiterating the importance of full protection through two COVID-19 vaccine doses, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan appealed to all citizens to get the second dose which boosts the immunity against COVID-19 manifold. He further said 53,25,000 doses will be supplied to the states soon. He added that 180 districts haven’t seen a single COVID-19 case in the last seven days.

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  • Arrogance, might, money power lost in West Bengal

    Arrogance, might, money power lost in West Bengal
    Published Date : 03-May-2021 1:24:11IST

    As the Trinamool Congress won the West Bengal Assembly elections, Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Monday said “arrogance, might, money power and using Jai Shri Ram for politics” lost the polls in the state. Sibal also hailed Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is all set to continue her third term in West Bengal.

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  • Telangana CM tests positive for Covid

    Telangana CM tests positive for Covid
    Published Date : 19-Apr-2021 9:32:50IST

    Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has tested Covid positive, a top official said on Monday. According to Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar, the Chief Minister has mild symptoms. “He has been advised isolation and is staying at his farmhouse. A team of doctors is monitoring his health,” the Chief Secretary said.

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  • Astrologers and Wait for Poll Results

    Astrologers and Wait for Poll Results
    Published Date : 18-Apr-2021 9:51:59IST

    With elections over on April 6, it is an anxious wait for Assam politicians till May 2. The anxiety is compounded by different astrologers making predictions about the political future based on the positions of stars. BJP state president Ranjeet Kumar Dass who contested from Pathacharkuchi seat declared that he will make his outcome of polls public on April 28.

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  • T’gana’s daily Covid count rises to 3,840

    T’gana’s daily Covid count rises to 3,840
    Published Date : 16-Apr-2021 3:41:42IST

    Breaking another record in the daily spike in Covid-19 cases, Telangana reported 3,840 new cases and nine deaths during the last 24 hours. This is the highest daily spike since the outbreak of the pandemic last year. The number of infections climbed from 3,307 on Thursday as Greater Hyderabad and several districts reported a huge surge.

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  • It’s hard work to accept, love yourself: Sameera on body image issues

    It’s hard work to accept, love yourself: Sameera on body image issues
    Published Date : 16-Apr-2021 3:38:02IST

    Actress Sameera Reddy opened up about her struggles with body image issues and wrote on Instagram, “Confidence doesn’t come overnight. It’s hard work to accept, love and believe in yourself every day with so many standards telling us otherwise.” She added, “I faced some resistance [at] the beginning with followers questioning…why I would share my flaws [on social media]?”

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  • K’taka CM tests positive for COVID for 2nd time after hospitalisation over fever

    K’taka CM tests positive for COVID for 2nd time after hospitalisation over fever
    Published Date : 16-Apr-2021 3:28:31IST

    Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa tested positive for coronavirus for the second time after he was hospitalised in Bengaluru on Friday due to persistent fever. Chief Minister’s Office said that Yediyurappa will be shifted to Manipal hospital from MS Ramaiah Memorial hospital where he was admitted today. He had also held an emergency meeting over COVID-19 at his residence earlier today.

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  • 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 11:36:55IST

    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.

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

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

    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.

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  • 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 11:29:16IST

    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.

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