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    50 per cent of beds in hospitals for Corona patients in Krishna district

    VIJAYAWADA: All hospitals in Krishna district have been instructed by the government on Tuesday to reserve 50 per cent of their beds for Coronavirus patients. Stating this and that the second wave of Covid-19 is creating many problems, endowments minister Velampalli Srinivas said on Tuesday that hospitals must give priority in admission to Coronavirus patients in view of...

    • 2 hrs ago
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    CBI arrests Naidu aide Bollineni in disproportionate assets case

    Hyderabad: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested Srinivasa Bollineni Gandhi on Tuesday in a disproportionate assests case. A CBI official said on Tuesday that a case was previously registered against Gandhi, besides others including Chiluka Sudha Rani and Satya Sridhar Reddy for allegedly demanding `5 crore for input credit with regard to GST. The accused was a...

    • 2 hrs ago
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    KCR's health remains stable, CM quarantines at farmhouse in Erravelli

    Hyderabad: The health condition of Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao, who tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday, was stated to be stable on Tueday. According to official sources, a team of doctors is monitoring the health of the CM round the clock. As per the doctors' advice, the CM quarantined himself at his farmhouse in Erravelli on city outskirts. The RT-PCR...

    • 3 hrs ago
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    Telangana's movie theatres change timings to suit curfew schedules

    HYDERABAD: The night curfew imposed on Telangana will not impact the screening of movies in cinema theatres but what will change are the show timings. The changes are done in a way as to enable viewers reach their homes before 9 pm. Movie exhibitors said that, for instance, the shows scheduled at 11 am would begin at 10 am while the 6pm shows will now start at 5 pm. Balgovind...

    • 3 hrs ago
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    Hyderabad: Many GHMC officials down with Covid-19

    HYDERABAD: Offices of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) have been working under tremendous pressure following many of their staff getting affected by Coronavirus. After the second wave of pandemic began, 40 officials of just the civic body's headquarters at Tank Bund have tested positive. Though general public are not being allowed to interact with officials since past few days, two...

    • 3 hrs ago
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    Lemon prices skyrocket as more people consume it to build immunity against Covid-19

    KAKINADA: Lemon prices are skyrocketing as more people are consuming lemon juice for its vitamin C, which is supposed to build immunity against Covid-19. Unfortunately, yield of lemons in the state has been poor. As a result, their prices have gone up between Rs. 2,500 and Rs. 4,500 per 45-kg bag in wholesale market. Traders say prices of the fruit will remain...

    • 4 hrs ago
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    Night curfew in Telangana; order follows high court directive

    HYDERABAD: The Telangana state government on Tuesday issued orders imposing night curfew across the state with immediate effect from 9 pm until 5 am every day up to May 1 to contain the spread of the Coronavirus. Orders to this effect were issued vide GO MS No. 87 by way of a follow-up to a directive from the High Court to the government to impose lockdown or night curfew. ...

    • 4 hrs ago
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    Jagan credits Rs 128 crore into accounts of 6.27 lakh farmers

    VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday credited Rs 128.47 crore directly into accounts of 6,27,906 farmers under 'YSR Zero-Interest Crop Loan Scheme' for 2019-20 Rabi season. The scheme benefits those who have taken loans up to Rs 1 lakh and have repaid the same within the stipulated time. Addressing beneficiaries and officials through video conference on the...

    • 4 hrs ago
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    ICSE cancels Class 10 examination, postpones Class 12 exams

    Hyderabad: Parents and students heaved a sigh of relief after the CICSE announced on Tuesday that Class 10 exams will be cancelled for academic year 2020-21. The council had previously said that the exams had been postponed. The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) announced that in view of the surge in Covid-19 cases, exams for Class 10 stand cancelled...

    • 4 hrs ago
  • 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...

    • 17 hrs ago

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