S. Rama Krishna

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Unlock 4.0 brings forth systemic resilience

The Centre has taken enough care to ensure that metro services don’t spread the virus in any manner.   The...

Tadepalli: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy presides over the Pulivendula Area Development Authority meeting at Tadepalli in Guntur district, on Oct 30, 2019. (Photo: IANS)

AP moves to fix meters for farm power

Move may be emulated by other states which offer fully or partly subsidised power to the agricultural sector.    ...

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Kerala model in online classes worth studying

Enough rehearsals were held by the time the online classes began three months ago.   The Union education (erstwhile HRD)...

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NEP is ok for southern states, except for Tamil Nadu

CM Edappadi Palaniswamy isn’t ready to hand over political ammunition to the Opposition ahead of polls.   The National Education...

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Defence auxiliary units will flourish in Hyderabad, Bangalore

The two metros can grow into major hubs of modern warfare.   Defence Minister Rajnath Singh’s announcement on 9August, banning...

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States play bigger role in pharma self-sufficiency initiatives

One after the other different departments in the Government of India have been responding to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “Atmanirbhar...

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Time to clean up nursing educational institutions

Nursing schools or training institutes are mostly run by cronies of politicians.   After adopting the long overdue New Education...

TPCC President Uttam Kumar Reddy at the launch of a year-long celebration on the birth centenary of former Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao

How Congress lost PV’s family on his centenary

PV’s family will boycott the year long fete organised by the Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee.   The Congress, after losing...

Bengaluru Mayor Gautham Kumar with Deputy Mayor Ram Mohan Raju, BBMP Commissioner Anil Kumar and Councillors, inaugurates COVID-19 antigen test vehicles at BBMP office, in Bengaluru on Friday 17th July 2020. (Photo: IANS)

Voluntary lockdowns, sign of public helplessness

Public is finding it difficult to get support from governments.   Though the Centre is ready to rollout Unlock-3 in...

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Online education costly, hits poor students

Online education is bound to widen the digital divide in society.   School students, especially those who study in government...

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...