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    KTR: Telangana's Covid recovery rate is highest in India

    Hyderabad: Telangana IT and industries minister K T Rama Rao has warned private hospitals against presenting hefty bills to patients. Responding to questions from Twitterati on the COVID-19 pandemic and other issues on Sunday, Rama Rao said the state government has in the past taken action against erring hospitals and will not hesitate to do so again. Replying to a question about the...

    • 29 min ago
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    Actor Rana Daggubati and Miheeka Bajaj's wedding is the talk of the town

    Telugu actor Rana Daggubati and entrepreneur Miheeka Bajaj tied the knot on Saturday evening. The wedding, which followed Telugu and Marwari traditions, was a close-knit affair with only a few family members and friends in attendance. Actor Venkatesh, Samantha Akkineni, Ram Charan, Allu Arjun and Naga Chaitanya were also seen at the wedding. The wedding took place with...

    • 3 hrs ago
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    J&K Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam's remarks against local politicians draws flak

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam's remarks that its political leaders were 'corrupt' and, therefore, not a 'single soul had cried' over their detention in August last year has drawn flak from various political parties of the erstwhile state. They have accused him of contravening service rules and breaching propriety. The CS had on...

    • 5 hrs ago
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    Asked if I am an Indian for not speaking in Hindi at airport: Kanimozhi

    Chennai: DMK MP Kanimozhi on Sunday said a Central Industrial Security Force officer asked her if she was an Indian, when she asked the woman official to speak in Tamil or English. "Today at the airport a CISF officer asked me if 'I am an Indian,' when I asked her to speak to me in Tamil or English as I did not know Hindi. I would like to know from when being indian is...

    • 6 hrs ago
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    Kozhikode plane crash: In July, DGCA issued notice to airport over safety lapses

    New Delhi: Aviation regulator DGCA had issued a show-cause notice to the director of the Kozhikode airport on July 11 last year after it found "various critical safety lapses" in different places, including the runway and the apron, officials said on Saturday. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation pointed to cracks on the runway, water stagnation and...

    • 7 hrs ago
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    Kerala landslide victims to get Rs 5 lakh as ex gratia; Air crash victims Rs 10 lakh

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government announced a solatium of Rs 5 lakh to the families of those killed in the tea plantation landslide in Idukki and Rs 10 lakh to the families of those who lost their lives in the plane crash at the Kozhikode airport. The landslide victims are poor tea plantation workers from rural Tamil Nadu while the people who died in...

    • 7 hrs ago
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    Swarna Palace hotel has no NOC, firefighting systems were not working: Officials

    Vijayawada: The six storied and 18 meters tall, Swarna Palace hotel is not having 'No Objection Certificate' which is mandatory for a building having more than 16 meters tall from the department of fire service authorities. Though, the fire fighting equipment is installed in the hotel, smoke detectors and water sprinklers are not in working condition. Fire...

    • 8 hrs ago
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    Stent procedures, knee replacements take a heavy Covid blow

    Hyderabad: The medical device industry has taken a major hit from the coronavirus pandemic.There has been an85 per cent decline in the use of stents, implants and optical devices from April to June. The industry has seen a major drop in the use of stents as elective procedures are not being carried out. Most of the management of heart blockages has been been through medicines. ...

    • 8 hrs ago
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    COVID-19 cases in Hyderabad to fall by August-end, says health official

    Hyderabad: COVID-19 cases will begin falling in Hyderabad and the rest of the GHMC limits by the end of August, the state health department predicted on Saturday. It said that cases in the rest of the state will begin falling by the end of September. According to Director of Health Services Dr G. Srinivasa Rao, the number of cases in GHMC limits was coming down. 'The past...

    • 9 hrs ago
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    Defence Ministry bans 101 import items, big push to Atmanirbhar Bharat says Rajnath

    New Delhi: In a major reform initiative to boost the domestic defence industry, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday announced restrictions on import of 101 weapons and military platforms including artillery guns, assault rifles and transport aircraft. "The Ministry of Defence is now ready for a big push to #AtmanirbharBharat initiative," Singh...

    • 9 hrs ago

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