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  • Politics

    Didi cuts rally time, BJP for mini meets in West Bengal

    Kolkata/New Delhi: Rattled by the explosion of Covid-19 cases amid Assembly elections in West Bengal, chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday cancelled all her poll campaign in Kolkata and also curtailed the length of her district rallies to 30 minutes. The BJP too, singed by criticism over the rising cases and non-adherence to Covid protocols at election rallies, announced that it will...

    • 11 hrs ago
  • Current Affairs

    6-day lockdown begins in Delhi as Covid situation turns critical

    New Delhi: Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Monday that the Covid situation in Delhi is "critical" and announced a six-day lockdown in the national capital from 10 pm Monday to 5 am next Monday. Mr Kejriwal said the move was necessary as rising Covid cases have severely strained the city's resources and its health system is at a tipping point. He said that the...

    • 11 hrs ago
  • Current Affairs

    Konaseema traders to close shops from 4 pm to 7 am

    KAKINADA: Konaseema traders have voluntarily decided to close their shops from April 21 to April 30 between 4 pm and 7 am the next day in view of the continuing surge in cases of Coronavirus. The suggestion was first taken by Amalapuram Chamber of Commerce. It suggested that remaining chambers of commerce in Konaseema too take a similar decision in the interests of both trades people and...

    • 11 hrs ago
  • Current Affairs

    Political leaders decry poor facilities at Adilabad RIMS

    ADILABAD: BJP, Congress, and TRS leaders expressed displeasure over the poor treatment and atrocious facilities provided to Covid patients at the Covid ward in Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), here. Adilabad in-charge DCC Sajid Khan alleged that there was a shortage of oxygen supply and many patients were not provided oxygen, which is essential for Covid patients with...

    • 11 hrs ago
  • Andhra Pradesh

    Andhra Pradesh permits construction of new lift system at Polavaram at Rs 912 Cr

    Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh government has given administrative approval for construction of a new lift system near the head regulator of Polavaram reservoir at a cost of Rs 912.84 crore. The state government issued an order on Monday for the new lift system with the purpose to drop water into right side connectivity of Polavaram project in non-monsoon season...

    • 11 hrs ago
  • Current Affairs

    Andhra Pradesh records 5,963 Covid cases, 27 deaths

    VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh registered 5,963 fresh coronavirus infections and 27 deaths in the last 24 hours. The state health authorities reported here on Monday that out of 37,765 samples tested, 5,963 persons were found infected with the virus. Out of a total of 1,57,15,757 samples tested so far in the state, 9,68,000 persons were found infected with the virus and of them, 9,12,510 have...

    • 11 hrs ago
  • Telangana

    At Hyderabad's Gandhi Hospital, mortuary is full, bodies kept on 4th floor

    HYDERABAD: Gandhi Hospital, recast for the second time as a Covid-19-only facility, has run out of beds. Other than for emergency treatment, the hospital has stopped admitting patients. All other cases are being advised home quarantine. Some staff nurses who spoke to Deccan Chronicle on Monday said the conditions are no longer normal in the hospital. The hospital...

    • 11 hrs ago
  • Top Stories

    Boris Johnson cancels his visit to India

    New Delhi: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday cancelled his visit to India scheduled for April 26 and the UK added India to its Covid-19 travel "red list", effectively banning all travel from the country and making a 10-day hotel quarantine compulsory for UK residents arriving in the country. A BBC report quoted Mr Johnson as saying it was 'only sensible' to cancel the visit in view...

    • 20 hrs ago
  • Top Stories

    Hyderabad reports over 700 COVID cases for second consecutive day

    Hyderabad: The Hyderabad district, which forms a major portion of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation area, for the second day running reported more than 700 new Covid-19 cases. The GHMC area, according to the department, had 705 cases on Sunday, down from 743 on Saturday. The state health department said Telangana state had 4,009 fresh Coronavirus infection cases on...

    • 21 hrs ago
  • Top Stories

    Do not provoke the youth in the name of religion: KTR lashes out at BJP

    KARIMNGAR: 'Do not provoke the youth in the name of religion. The BJP leaders must stop playing cheap politics and instead compete with the TRS government in terms of development,' minister for municipal administration and IT, K.T. Rama Rao has told the BJP in the state. The minister accompanied by zilla parishad chairperson Nyalakonda Aruna, MLA Rasamai Balakishan and MLC...

    • 21 hrs ago

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