S. Rama Krishna

Bengaluru: A municipal worker fumigates the premises of Karnataka High Court amid COVID-19 pandemic, in Bengaluru on June 30, 2020. (Photo: IANS)

Southern cities need Delhi-type Covid focus

A uniform strategy is needed due to lack of coordinated efforts by local govts.   A Delhi-type focus by both...

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How the South can welcome back migrants

Efforts should be made to find ways to accommodate returning migrants.   Return of migrant labourers to their workplaces in...

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KCR rejects Covid testing on dead bodies, moves SC

Telangana Chief Minister decides not to implement High Court directive to test all those who die in hospitals.   Hyderabad:...

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Former TDP minister held in ESI scam, more arrests to follow

Hyderabad: The Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy-led government in Andhra Pradesh cracked down on opposition TDP leaders in various corruption scams...

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Migrant workers may not return before Dasara

This is as per indications reaching officials of the labour department in Hyderabad.   Hyderabad: Most of the migrant labourers...

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Containment zone can be a house or apartment

Hyderabad: Now the radius of containment zones for Covid-19 patients is fast shrinking in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Once extended...

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Tirumala set to open from 11 June, with riders

Initially, only 7,000 devotees will be allowed per day, at the rate of 500 per hour.   Hyderabad: The world’s...

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Hyderabad to open bars, pubs, amidst scarcity of workers

Hyderabad: All bars and pubs in Hyderabad city are expected to be opened from Monday as the Telangana government is...

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Telugu states for maximum easing of restrictions

Telangana and Andhra Pradesh have conveyed their mind on this issue when the MHA consulted them. Hyderabad: A majority of cash-strapped...

Faridabad: Bihar migrant workers leave for Faridabad railway station to board Shramik Special train to return to their hometown Purniya during the fourth phase of the nationwide lockdown imposed to mitigate the spread of coronavirus, on May 29, 2020. (Photo: IANS)

‘Migrant workers actually got half of their wages’

Rest of their agreed daily wages went into the hands of multiple middlemen. Hyderabad: A majority of the migrant labourers...

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Telangana readies choppers, fire tenders to battle locusts

Government machinery is ready to spray chemicals, pesticides from choppers and fire tenders. Hyderabad: Telangana which is in the grip...

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Tollywood for phased reopening from Sunday

Telugu film industry provides employment to 14,000 people directly and another 25,000 indirectly. Hyderabad: The Telugu film industry, also called...

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Jagan comes up with his own stimulus package

His version will put cash in the hands of different walks of people in the state. Hyderabad: As there is...

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Corporate hospitals’ 14-day Covid package costs Rs 10 lakh

This is in sharp contrast to the free-of-cost treatment at government hospitals. Hyderabad: Now that many states have allowed corporate...

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TDP to hold annual Mahanadu through Zoom

Both Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, where TDP is present, will be under lockdown restrictions until that time.   Hyderabad: Opposition...

Hyderabad: Mecca Masjid bears a deserted look during the extended nationwide lockdown imposed to mitigate the spread of coronavirus, in Hyderabad on May 8, 2020. (Photo: IANS)

Third wave of Covid outbreak may peak by July end

This is as per an assessment of experts from the Centre on tour of Telangana, Andhra.   Hyderabad: The current...

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Long queues in front of liquor shops vanish

These shops now wear a deserted look with poor demand.   Hyderabad: Long queues in front of liquor shops have...

Visakhapatnam: Gas leakage at the LG Polymers unit located at RR Venkatapuram near Gopalapatnam in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh leaving one minor among 7 people dead, more than 70 left unconscious, with at least five sleeping hamlets affected on May 7, 2020. (Photo: IANS)

Neglect during lockdown may have led to Vizag disaster

Villagers not willing to return home for fear of another round of gas leak.   Even as a high-level panel...

Visakhapatnam: Police personnel at the LG Polymers unit located at RR Venkatapuram near Gopalapatnam in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh where gas leakage left one minor among 7 people dead, more than 70 left unconscious, with at least five sleeping hamlets affected on May 7, 2020. (Photo: IANS)

Angry locals want LG Polymers closed or shifted

Hundreds of local people, angry with the disaster caused by the styrene gas leak on the early hours of Thursday...

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Telangana tests less, defends the practice

State government has defended its decision to limit tests ‘as per guidelines of the ICMR’.     Telangana is in...

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First migrant labour train leaves Hyderabad

Hyderabad:The first passenger train after the lockdown was imposed in the country rolled out of Lingampally on the outskirts of...

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KCR may extend lockdown restrictions until end of Ramzan

Hyderabad: Even as the Centre has extended the lockdown by two more weeks until17 May, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao...

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Kurnool poses Covid challenge to MHA

Hyderabad: Kurnool district in Andhra Pradesh has become a major headache to both the Central and state governments in their battle...

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Centre says no to reopening liquor sales

‘The Centre thinks that it would aggravate the Covid crisis’. Hyderabad: Sale of liquor is unlikely in near future in the...