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TS-bPASS to be introduced only after cabinet approval: MA&UD

Hyderabad: As a follow up of Telangana Municipality Act 2019 and in order to implement the provisions contained therein especially those relating to building permissions,layout approvals and town planning, the Municipal Administration and Urban Development (MA&UD) department has developed TS-bPASS (Telangana State Building Permission Approval and Self-Certification System), on lines of TSIPASS. This aims at … iOS .

1 Jun 2020 9:59 pm
Heritage celebrates World Milk Day

Vijayawada: Heritage Foods Limited, dairy player in the country celebrates World Milk Day by striving for farmers empowerment & welfare. The company engages farmers across the States, where in the company has a presence for better cattle management, higher milk yields, fodder management and providing insurance. Dairy sector continues to be one of the major … iOS .

1 Jun 2020 9:18 pm
TRS ministers emulating CM KCR in bogus propaganda: Uttam

Hyderabad: Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) President & Nalgonda MP Capt. N. Uttam Kumar Reddy has alleged that all TRS ministers were emulating Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao in deceiving the people, especially farmers through false propaganda. TPCC Chief accuses Minister Jagadish Reddy of using unparliamentary language TRS ministers using personal attacks as tool to … iOS .

1 Jun 2020 6:42 pm
BJP state chief appoints new party presidents to 7 districts

Hyderabad: The Bharatiya Janta Party State President and MP Bandi Sanjay Kumar have appointed new presidents to 7 district units of the party in Telangana. Bandi Sanjay however, could not take a decision on the issue of the appointment of Hyderabad district president due to stiff competition between the party MLA T. Raja Singh and … iOS .

1 Jun 2020 6:36 pm
No war, no peaceStand off between AP govt and SEC continues

Gali Nagaraja Amaravati: The landmark judgement of Andhra Pradesh High Court seemingly does not bring the showdown between the Government of Andhra Pradesh and the aggrieved State Election Commissioner N. Ramesh Kumar to a halt. Instead, certain unsavoury developments taking place after the judgement suggest that the battle is likely to take an ugly turn. … iOS .

1 Jun 2020 5:57 pm
RGIA Hyderabad taxis offer a safer travel option for passengers

Hyderabad: GMR led Hyderabad International Airport recommenced its operations from 25th May as per the direction from the government. While the operations have started and the airport is expecting the traffic to pick up gradually, GHIAL Management is constantly engaging with all stakeholders to strategize and work in collaboration to provide a safe and sanitized environment … iOS .

1 Jun 2020 1:47 pm
76 new coronavirus cases in Andhra Pradesh

Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh has reported 76 new COVID-19 cases according to an official medical bulletin by the state government. In the last 24 hours, 10,567 samples were collected in which 76 people tested positive taking the total positive cases in the state to 3,118 including 885 active cases. 34 people have been discharged and two … iOS .

1 Jun 2020 1:44 pm
Telangana records 199 COVID-19 cases; aggregate touches

Hyderabad:Telangana registered its largest single day spike of coronavirus cases with 199 fresh infections reported on Sunday, pushing the tally to 2,698 even as five fatalities due to the virus were reported in the state, taking the toll to 82. According to a government media bulletin, of the fresh cases, 196 were local and three … iOS .

31 May 2020 11:13 pm
Uttam confronts Minister Jagadish Reddy over farmers issue

Hyderabad: Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) President & Nalgonda MP Capt. N. Uttam Kumar Reddy had a direct confrontation with Minister Jagadish Reddy over the farmers’ issues. During the meeting on State Government’s new Agriculture Policy in Nalgonda on Sunday evening, Uttam Kumar Reddy asked the Minister to clarify as to when the promised crop … iOS .

31 May 2020 8:00 pm
KCR punishing employees, pensioners alleges Congress

Hyderabad: Former minister and ex-Leader of Opposition in Telangana Legislative Council Mohammed Ali Shabbir has alleged that Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao was punishing the government employees and pensioners for his own wrong economic policies and mismanagement. Shabbir Ali, in a media statement on Sunday, said that the KCR Government has pushed the Telangana State … iOS .

31 May 2020 7:05 pm
Heavy rain lashes Hyderabad

Heavy rains lashed several parts of Hyderabad on Sunday left a pleasant not with a three-long steady spell of rain in the city. Even though Hyderabad city was witnessing scorching heat for the last few months, the elusive summer showers finally helped in cool down the atmospheric temperature. After long got days, sharp showers started … iOS .

31 May 2020 6:52 pm
Private school teachers with no salaries suffer in lockdown

Hyderabad: Most private school teachers in the country have not able to meet the monthly expenses for their families for the last three months. It is reported that there are over 66 lakh teachers of private schools in India and almost all are facing severe crises due to the Lockdown. According to a case study … iOS .

31 May 2020 5:56 pm
AP records single day largest spurt of 110 COVID-19 cases;

Amaravati: Coronavirus cases saw a biggest spurt in a single day so far in Andhra Pradesh as 110 were added, taking the overall tally to 3,571 while two more deaths were reported, taking the toll to 62 on Sunday. Of the new cases reported in the last 24 hours ending 9 am on Sunday, as … iOS .

31 May 2020 3:07 pm
Heavy rains expected in parts of Telangana till June 2

Hyderabad: The heatwave over Telangana has lasted for close to a week and now the India Meteorological Department on Sunday announced heavy rains and thunderstorms later today. The unbearable heat and scorching sun has left the people of South India in a serious spot of bother even as the COVID-19 lockdown continues to rage through … iOS .

31 May 2020 1:14 pm
TS may see another surge in COVID-19 cases: Health officials

Hyderabad:Coronavirus cases increased in Telangana as a result of movement of people following the relaxations in the lockdown norms and there may be another surge in the coming days, but the state government is fully geared up to tackle it, health officials said on Saturday. Spike in number of cases While admitting that there is … iOS .

31 May 2020 7:55 am
Fulfill promises before giving surprise gift to farmers: Uttam

Hyderabad: Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) President & Nalgonda MP Capt. N. Uttam Kumar Reddy on Saturday demanded that Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao first fulfill the old promises he had made with the farmers before giving ‘surprise gift’ which he announced while inaugurating Konda Pochamma Sagar project yesterday. Addressing a video-conference with party ZPTCs … iOS .

30 May 2020 7:28 pm
Congress expresses concern over rise in COVID-19 cases

Hyderabad: Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) Treasurer Gudur Narayana Reddy has expressed serious concern over sudden rise in number of Coronavirus positive cases in the State. Addressing a press conference at Gandhi Bhavan on Saturday, Narayana Reddy said that highest ever 169 cases, including those of Migrant Workers and Deportees, were registered in Telangana State … iOS .

30 May 2020 7:23 pm
Corona Crisis: Telangana might take 241 years to test all

Hyderabad: Unicellular organism coronavirus has shaken the living existence across the globe. The year 2020 is going through the worst times as everything is at a halt, and everyone wishes that one magic and everything sets back to normal. The new coronavirus is a respiratory virus. It is an infectious disease caused by a newly … iOS .

30 May 2020 7:12 pm
Telangana: Tiger spotted on Bellampally outskirts

Hyderabad: After two leopards spotted in Hyderabad, one spotted in Hyderabad Agri varsity campus, another leopard died after being rescued from Nalgonda, Civic Cat in Golconda, it is not a tiger that has been spotted in the intervening night of 29 May to 30 in Goleti and Kairiguda area has reached the outskirts of Bellampally, … iOS .

30 May 2020 6:13 pm
TS Waqf Board starts helpline number for Muslim burial

Hyderabad: The Telangana State Waqf Board will soon start a helpline number for assistance of Muslim dead bodies burial, according to TS Waqf Board Chairman Mohammed Saleem. The helpline, to be set up under the Qaqf Board at Razzak Manzil, will not be a toll-free number. Telangana State Waqf Board Chairman Mohammed Saleem on Saturday … iOS .

30 May 2020 3:52 pm
131 fresh COVID-19 cases in AP; tally touches 3,461

Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh reported 131 new cases of Covid-19, including 61 from other states, on Saturday, taking the gross to 3,461. According to the government bulletin, Covid-19 cases in AP were only 2,944 while the remaining 517 were foreign returnees and those from other states. In the last 24 hours ending 9 am on Saturday, … iOS .

30 May 2020 3:18 pm
Four more deaths, 169 fresh COVID-19 cases in Telangana

Hyderabad: Four more people succumbed to COVID-19 in Telangana pushing the death toll to 71, while 169 fresh virus cases were reported on Friday, taking the infection count in the state to 2,425. The fresh positive cases include 100 from parts of the state and 69 migrants/deportees, according to a bulletin issued by the state … iOS .

30 May 2020 1:13 pm
Migrant worker returning to Bengal from Hyderabad on foot dies

Balasore: A 60-year-old migrant worker, on his way to West Bengal from Hyderabad on foot in a desperate attempt to reach home, died near Soro in Odisha’s Balasore district on Friday, police said. The deceased, Hayar Mohamad, who worked as a mason in Hyderabad, was returning home in West Bengal’s Paschimpara along with his nephew … iOS .

29 May 2020 7:25 pm
Lokmani Amma felicitated by HCCB in AP

East Godavari: As the lockdown continues, the police have been placed throughout the country to ensure the strict execution of the lockdown norms even in the scorching sun. One such day Lokmani Amma, a local school caretaker in a small place called Tuni in East Godavari district (FBO territory) in Andhra Pradesh; while returning after … iOS .

29 May 2020 7:25 pm
Loocafe 2.0 will soon feature across India

Hyderabad: As countries across the world, opens up after Lockdowns, there is one thing which has to be the accepted, the Covid-19. As we open up to live with Corona, words like Sanitizing, Disinfecting, Cleaning will be some of the most important parts of our lives. The Pandemic Covid-19 has casted an environment of fear … iOS .

29 May 2020 6:45 pm
Non-local students of MANUU CTE Srinagar to return home soon

Hyderabad: The arrangements for the repatriation of non-local students of Maulana Azad National Urdu University, College of Teacher Education, Srinagar are in the final stages. According to Dr. Tarique Ahmad Masoodi, Incharge Principal, CTE Srinagar the university has appointed him as coordinator to oversee the arrangements in this regard. He has constituted a 5 members … iOS .

29 May 2020 5:47 pm
AP HC quashes ordinance curtailing tenure of SEC

Amaravati: In a blow to the YS Jagan Mohan Reddy government, the Andhra Pradesh High Court on Friday struck down an Ordinance promulgated on April 10 curtailing the tenure of the State Election Commissioner from five to three years. The court also quashed a Government Order appointing retired judge V Kanagaraj as the new State … iOS .

29 May 2020 1:50 pm
AP: BJP chiefs daughter-in-law collapses at party, dies

HYDERABAD: BJP’s Andhra Pradesh state president Kanna Lakshmi Narayana’s daughter-in-law died under suspicious circumstances here on Thursday, police said. Suharika, wife of Kanna Lakshmi Narayana’s younger son Phaneendra, collapsed and died after a party at her friend’s place. The incident occurred in Meenakshi Towers under Raidurg police station. Suharika is said to have participated in … iOS .

29 May 2020 2:29 am
IMD predicts rains over next 5 days in parts of Telangana

Hyderabad: After reeling under the scorching sun for more than a week now, the state could get some relief with the Hyderabad Meteorological Centre predicting light to moderate rains for the next five days in Telangana. According to Meteorological Centre, Thunderstorm accompanied with lightning and gusty winds very likely to occur at isolated places over … iOS .

28 May 2020 7:05 pm
Telangana: Fire breaks out at electricity substation

Nalgonda: A major fire broke out in an electricity substation located at Narketpalli road in Telangana’s Nalgonda district on Wednesday.No casualties have been reported so far in the incident. Major fire breaks out in electricity sub-station “Today (on Wednesday), a major fire broke out in an electricity sub-station located at Narketpalli road in Nalgonda district. … iOS .

28 May 2020 7:32 am
94 deportees from Saudi test positive, TS tally passes 2K

HYDERABAD: As many as 94 deportees from Saudi Arabia have tested positive for COVID-19 in Telangana while the state on Wednesday also reported six more deaths, pushing the death toll to 63. The deportees from Saudi Arabia were among 148 new COVID-19 positive cases to be reported on Wednesday. The highest-ever single day jump has … iOS .

28 May 2020 1:43 am
Covid spread not alarming despite relaxations, says KCR

Hyderabad:Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Wednesday said that people should not be scared or feel fearful about coronavirus, as the spread was not on an alarming scale despite relaxations in the lockdown. He, however, said people should be cautious and alert. He said according to some estimates, positive cases may increase in the … iOS .

27 May 2020 11:45 pm
Hyderabad: RTC buses not to ply on city routes till further notice

Hyderabad: Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) will not resume its service on the routes in Hyderabad until further notice is issued. TSRTC not to ply on city routes Meanwhile, Chief Minister of Telangana State, KCR said that from Thursday, TSRTC will start its full-fledged operations in the entire State except Hyderabad. Stating that the … iOS .

27 May 2020 11:16 pm
Little Kashmir in Telangana: Tribal farmer harvests apple crop

Hyderabad:Four years of hard work of a young tribal farmer in Telangana have literally borne fruit. Balaji Kendre has proved that with innovative thinking, determination and hard work any goal can be achieved. Growing apples in the arid lands of Telangana is no mean achievement. The 37-year-old knew that the hilly rugged terrain of Komaram … iOS .

27 May 2020 11:02 pm
Hyderabad: Poor families hit hardest by lockdown

Hyderabad: The sudden announcement of lockdown without giving sufficient time brought immeasurable hardships and sufferings to the poor people. According to a video by siasat.com, 10-12 people are waiting in the late night at the bus stop in Shastripuram area. When they were asked why they are sitting here in the late night? They said, … iOS .

27 May 2020 10:23 pm
NTR changed political game for ever

Dasu Keshav Rao Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, whose birth anniversary is celebrated on May 28, straddled two worlds–cinema and politics–like an overlord. He strode on the cinema stage like a colossus and was willingly added to their pantheon of gods by the cine-goers. In politics too, he was the monarch of all he surveyed while the … iOS .

27 May 2020 10:13 pm
SSC exams: Separate rooms likely for students from containment zones

Hyderabad: During SSC exams, the education department may arrange separate rooms for students from containment zones. A senior official said that as the number of cases keeps on changing, the number of such rooms in SSC exams cannot be decided at the moment. Containment zones in TS It may be mentioned that in Telangana State, … iOS .

27 May 2020 10:04 pm
TS government decided to continues salary cut to the employees

Hyderabad: Telangana State government on Wednesday decided to cut the salaries of the employees for May also as the financial position of the state is not yet recovered. The TS government deduct the salaries of public representatives to 75 per cent, 60 per cent to all India services officers, 50 per cent to general employees, … iOS .

27 May 2020 9:59 pm
TS govt to continue 75% salary reduction of its employees

Hyderabad: Telangana State government on Wednesday decided to cut the salaries of the employees for May also as the financial position of the state is not yet recovered. The TS government deduct the salaries of public representatives to 75 per cent, 60 per cent to all India services officers, 50 per cent to general employees, … iOS .

27 May 2020 9:59 pm
Denied a burial place in cemetery, man buried in cremation ground

Hyderabad: The family of a Muslim man from Narsingi, who died of a heart attack, had to face a harrowing ordeal when four graveyards in and around the city denied them a burial space. Miyan, a resident of Gandhamguda in Bairaiguda on the outskirts of Hyderabad, passed away on Monday morning. Mohammed Khaja Miyan, who died … iOS .

27 May 2020 9:30 pm
Dabeerpura nala desilting works at brisk pace says Arvind Kumar

Hyderabad: Nala desilting works are taking place in city at brisk pace at Dabeerpura in Old City. GHMC has developed  yearly schedule of Nala desilting works on the instructions of Minister for MAUD K.T. Rama Rao. An action plan is prepared on desilting of nalas before and after rainy season.GHMC Mayor Bonthu Rammohan has instructed concerned … iOS .

27 May 2020 8:55 pm
American India Foundation delivers 100 ventilators to hospitals

Hyderabad: The American India Foundation (AIF) today announced it delivered 100 ventilators to hospitals providing care to patients facing COVID-19. The donations were made possible by Microns $1 million grant towards the pandemic in the state of Telangana. Grace Cancer Foundation led by CEO Dr Chinnababu Sunkavalli, facilitated the initiative with the Telangana Government. The ventilators were delivered to … iOS .

27 May 2020 8:04 pm
3500 fliers operate from Hyderabad airport on Day 3

Hyderabad: On the third day of its recommencement of operations, Hyderabad International Airport is expected to handle 21 departures and 20 arrivals in the entire day with an approximate passenger load to be over 3500 for both arrivals and departures. The passenger flow was found to be smooth throughout the day. All arriving and departures … iOS .

27 May 2020 7:48 pm
KCR-Jagan jointly conspired to divert Krishna River water: Uttam

Hyderabad: Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) President & Nalgonda MP Capt. N. Uttam Kumar Reddy has alleged that Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao and his counterpart in Andhra Pradesh Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy jointly conspired to divert Krishna River water of Telangana to Andhra Pradesh by expanding Pothyreddypadu Project. He was speaking during the power … iOS .

27 May 2020 7:19 pm
HC asks govt to pay full pension to pensioners

Hyderabad: Telangana High Court on Wednesday asked the state government to pay full pension amount to all the pensioners of the state. A division bench of the court passed the orders while dealing with a petition filed by pensioners JAC leaders Laxmaiah. In his petition, he told the High Court that the state government had … iOS .

27 May 2020 6:39 pm
Hyderabad: Mahboob Gunj is no longer in the red zone

Hyderabad: Mahboob Gunj located in Malakpet which was earlier declared as no entry COVID-19 Containment zone now reopened after 26 days by MLA Ahmed Bin Abdullah Balala. Moreover, several mechants association given representation and even staged protest at the Gunj demanding to reopen the market as most traders are surving on these wholesale shops in … iOS .

27 May 2020 5:14 pm
Employee at Charminar Dawakhana tested positive for COVID-19

The Government Nizamia General Hospital which is popularly known as Charminar Dawkhana had been rendering COVID-19 service for almost two months now. S. Mallesh, 51 years- old had contacted the virus while rendering his service as a class four employee in Nizamia. Mallesh was deployed by AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy) … iOS .

27 May 2020 4:44 pm
Former IAS Officer Kamineni Umapathy Rao is no more

Hyderabad: Kamineni Umapathy Rao, former IAS officer, passed away today at the age of 92, due to age related problems, at Hyderabad. He remained a humble and simple man till his last breathe. He was a highly principled civil servant upholding strong values of selflessness and generosity. He rendered yeoman service during his tenure as … iOS .

27 May 2020 4:41 pm
KCR to hold high-level meeting over lockdown, agriculture sector

Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Raos high-level review meeting to begin in some time. It is said that CM would be discussing on the steps to be taken as the lockdown is due to end on May 31. Chief Minister will also be discussing about the upcoming monsoon season and discussions on COVID-19 situation … iOS .

27 May 2020 3:57 pm
One COVID-19 death in AP, 134 fresh cases reported

Amaravati: With134fresh infections, the total number of COVID-19 cases in Andhra Pradeshbreached 3000 mark to3117while one death due to the virus was reported, taking the toll in the state to 58, a bulletin from the government said onWednesday. The lone death was reported inEast Godavari District. Of the fresh cases in the past 24 hours … iOS .

27 May 2020 3:46 pm