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Hyderabad: No relief from heavy rains next week, says IMD

18 Oct 2020

Hyderabad: No relief from heavy rains next week, says IMD

The India Meteorological Department has issued a six-day rain alert for Hyderabad in Telangana even as at least 50 people lost their lives due to the heavy downpour across the state.

Rains fury continues: 20,000 evacuated in Maharashtra; Karnataka's situation grim

16 Oct 2020

Rains fury continues: 20,000 evacuated in Maharashtra; Karnataka's situation grim

Heavy rains continued to wreak havoc in several states on Thursday, and the condition is unlikely to improve today.

30 rain-related deaths in Telangana; showers lash Mumbai, Pune

15 Oct 2020

30 rain-related deaths in Telangana; showers lash Mumbai, Pune

After ripping apart Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, the deep depression moved toward Maharashtra, prompting the India Meteorological Department (IMD) to issue a red alert for the entire North Konkan region, that includes Mumbai and Thane, for Thursday.

Heavy rains pound Hyderabad, streets flooded, residents pray for relief

14 Oct 2020

Heavy rains pound Hyderabad, streets flooded, residents pray for relief

Hyderabad and other parts of Telangana reeled under heavy rainfall, triggered by a deep depression in the Bay of Bengal. The IT city's streets were flooded, cars floated in the water, and at least 15 people died in downpour-related incidents.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 66.8 lakh with 60k+ new cases

06 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 66.8 lakh with 60k+ new cases

On Monday, India reported a little over 60,000 fresh coronavirus cases, the lowest rise in daily infections in over a month. The nationwide tally has reached 66.8 lakh cases.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 66.2 lakh; over 1.02 lakh dead

05 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 66.2 lakh; over 1.02 lakh dead

India reported over 74,000 fresh coronavirus infections on Sunday, bringing the nationwide tally to 66.22 lakh cases. Meanwhile, the death toll rose to 1,02,735 with over 900 more deaths in the past 24 hours.

India has world's highest number of COVID-19 recoveries: Health Ministry

29 Sep 2020

India has world's highest number of COVID-19 recoveries: Health Ministry

India has the highest number of recovered cases of COVID-19 in the world, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday.

Farmers continue protest; Congress-ruled states looking to "bypass" farm laws

29 Sep 2020

Farmers continue protest; Congress-ruled states looking to "bypass" farm laws

Farmers across the country are continuing their protest against three laws, that the Centre claims will give them access to markets of their choice. The Bills, which were passed in the Monsoon Session, became laws with President Ram Nath Kovind's signature on Sunday.

Farm bills reach Rajya Sabha; Centre, Opposition scramble for support

20 Sep 2020

Farm bills reach Rajya Sabha; Centre, Opposition scramble for support

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Sunday moved the controversial farm bills in the Rajya Sabha.

Will the contentious farm bills clear Rajya Sabha tomorrow?

19 Sep 2020

Will the contentious farm bills clear Rajya Sabha tomorrow?

The Rajya Sabha will take up the passage of the three contentious farm bills on Sunday, amid massive protests in Punjab and Haryana.

Attempts were made to influence Delhi elections, alleges Facebook's ex-employee

16 Sep 2020

Attempts were made to influence Delhi elections, alleges Facebook's ex-employee

Social media giant Facebook, already facing scrutiny in India for allegedly favoring the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), has now landed in a fresh soup after a former employee alleged that attempts were made to influence the 2020 Delhi Elections.

35% kids not receiving mid-day meals, says survey; UP worst

15 Sep 2020

35% kids not receiving mid-day meals, says survey; UP worst

Around 35% of children did not receive mid-day meals during the coronavirus lockdown despite government orders, a survey conducted across five Indian states has found.

In Congress rejig, Azad gets axed, team Rahul records gains

12 Sep 2020

In Congress rejig, Azad gets axed, team Rahul records gains

Before she is expected to fly to the US for her annual medical check-up, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday reshuffled the party's ranks, dropping veteran leader Ghulam Nabi Azad as the General Secretary of AICC.

Coronavirus: India reports 96k+ new cases, over 1,200 more deaths

11 Sep 2020

Coronavirus: India reports 96k+ new cases, over 1,200 more deaths

On Thursday, India reported the highest single-day spike of over 96,000 new coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide tally to 45.6 lakh. Over 1,200 fresh fatalities also pushed the death toll to 76,323.

Telugu TV actor dies by suicide; man booked for abetment

09 Sep 2020

Telugu TV actor dies by suicide; man booked for abetment

Prominent Telugu TV actor Sravani Kondapalli died by suicide late on Tuesday. The actor, who was 26, is best known for the TV series Manasu Mamata and Mounaragam.

Suicides by daily-wage earners on the rise; 23% in 2019

06 Sep 2020

Suicides by daily-wage earners on the rise; 23% in 2019

Almost a quarter of all suicides recorded in 2019 involved daily-wage earners, the recently released report published by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) showed.

Ease of doing business: Andhra Pradesh tops states' rankings

05 Sep 2020

Ease of doing business: Andhra Pradesh tops states' rankings

The Centre on Saturday released the rankings of states and union territories in terms of Ease of Doing Business (EoDB).

Facebook bans BJP MLA after hate speech row intensifies

03 Sep 2020

Facebook bans BJP MLA after hate speech row intensifies

Facebook, which is at the center of a storm in India after a report claimed it didn't act against hate speech of members of the ruling BJP, on Thursday banned T Raja Singh from its platform.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 33L with record 75k+ new cases

27 Aug 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 33L with record 75k+ new cases

On Wednesday, India saw a record single-day spike of over 75,000 new coronavirus infections. The total number of cases has now crossed 33 lakh while over 1,000 fresh fatalities pushed the death toll past 60,000.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 32.31 lakh; over 59,000 dead

26 Aug 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 32.31 lakh; over 59,000 dead

On Tuesday, India reported 66,000 new coronavirus infections bringing the nationwide total to 32.31 lakh. Over 1,000 fresh fatalities pushed the death toll to 59,629.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 3 million mark

23 Aug 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 3 million mark

The total number of coronavirus infections in India crossed the three million mark on Saturday. The nationwide total has now reached 30.43 lakh while the death toll rose to 56,855.

Sexually exploited 5,000+ times over decade, Hyderabad woman files complaint

22 Aug 2020

Sexually exploited 5,000+ times over decade, Hyderabad woman files complaint

A 25-year-old woman in Telangana's Hyderabad has leveled shocking allegations of sexual exploitation against nearly 150 persons over several years.

Telangana: Fire at Srisailam dam power plant; 9 staffers trapped

21 Aug 2020

Telangana: Fire at Srisailam dam power plant; 9 staffers trapped

A major fire broke out at the underground hydroelectric power station of the Srisailam reservoir's left bank canal in Telangana, trapping at least nine maintenance personnel inside the building.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 27 lakh; death toll nears 52,000

18 Aug 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 27 lakh; death toll nears 52,000

India on Monday reported roughly 54,000 new coronavirus infections. The nationwide tally has reached 27.01 lakh while the death toll neared 52,000 with over 800 more fatalities on Monday.

When will the coronavirus outbreak peak in India?

17 Aug 2020

When will the coronavirus outbreak peak in India?

India has reported the third-highest number of coronavirus cases for any country in the world, and while the government has repeatedly highlighted that the number of cases per million population is relatively low, the outbreak is still worsening.

COVID testing needs to improve in ten states: PM Modi

11 Aug 2020

COVID testing needs to improve in ten states: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for an increase in COVID-19 testing in ten most affected states of the country, stating that these states account for more than 80% of active cases in India.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 22.67 lakh; death toll crosses 45,000

11 Aug 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 22.67 lakh; death toll crosses 45,000

On Monday, India reported roughly 52,000 new coronavirus infections, a significant dip compared to the past week.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 20.25 lakh after record single-day spike

07 Aug 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 20.25 lakh after record single-day spike

India on Thursday reported a record single-day spike of over 60,000 new cases. The nationwide tally has reached 20.25 lakh while the death toll climbed to 41,648.

COVAXIN will cost less than water bottle: Bharat Biotech MD

04 Aug 2020

COVAXIN will cost less than water bottle: Bharat Biotech MD

Ever since companies started developing vaccines for COVID-19, one big question has been on everyone's mind: how much the final, approved shot would cost to the public?

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 17.5 lakh with 55,000 new cases

02 Aug 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 17.5 lakh with 55,000 new cases

India reported roughly 55,000 new coronavirus infections on Saturday. The nationwide tally reached 17.5 lakh while the death toll crossed 37,000.

Over 10 lakh have recovered from coronavirus in India

30 Jul 2020

Over 10 lakh have recovered from coronavirus in India

Six months after India reported its first coronavirus case (a student who returned from China's Wuhan tested positive), the country saw some positive news today, as recoveries zoomed past the 1 million (or 10 lakh) mark.

Coronavirus: With nearly 49,000 new cases, India's tally reaches 14.3L

27 Jul 2020

Coronavirus: With nearly 49,000 new cases, India's tally reaches 14.3L

India on Sunday reported nearly 49,000 new coronavirus infections, bringing the total number of cases to 14.3 lakh. The death toll also reached 32,824 with roughly 700 more deaths.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 13.85 lakh; over 32,000 dead

26 Jul 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 13.85 lakh; over 32,000 dead

On Saturday, India reported over 48,000 new coronavirus infections, bringing the total number of cases to 13.85 lakh. The death toll crossed 32,000 with over 700 more deaths on Saturday.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 12.8 lakh after another record spike

24 Jul 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 12.8 lakh after another record spike

India on Thursday reported its biggest single-day spike of over 48,000 coronavirus infections. The nationwide total has now reached 12.8 lakh while the death toll crossed the 30,000-mark.

India: 30,000 new coronavirus cases recorded; tally reaches 9.36 lakh

15 Jul 2020

India: 30,000 new coronavirus cases recorded; tally reaches 9.36 lakh

India recorded yet another spike in coronavirus cases on Tuesday, taking the total tally across the country to 9,36,181, data from Union Health Ministry revealed earlier in the day.

Coronavirus: India's death rate is declining, positivity rate surging

13 Jul 2020

Coronavirus: India's death rate is declining, positivity rate surging

Since the coronavirus pandemic hit India, two trends have been holding ground - a decline in death rate and an increase in positivity rate.

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 8L with over 25,000 new cases

10 Jul 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 8L with over 25,000 new cases

India on Thursday reported over 25,000 new coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide tally to 7.94 lakh. The death toll also rose to 21,625 as nearly 500 fatalities were reported on Thursday.

Coronavirus: With over 25,000 new cases, India witnesses record spike

09 Jul 2020

Coronavirus: With over 25,000 new cases, India witnesses record spike

India on Wednesday reported a record spike of over 25,000 new cases. The nationwide tally now stands at 7.69 lakh COVID-19 cases, while the death toll rose to 21,147.

Telugu producers launch platform to offer opportunities to 'outsiders'

08 Jul 2020

Telugu producers launch platform to offer opportunities to 'outsiders'

In the aftermath of actor Sushant Singh Rajput's tragic demise, pertinent issues of nepotism and favoritism have once taken precedence in various film industries across the country.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 7.43 lakh with 23,000 new cases

08 Jul 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 7.43 lakh with 23,000 new cases

India on Tuesday reported over 23,000 new coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide total to 7.43 lakh. Tuesday marked the sixth consecutive day that daily new cases rose above 20,000. Over 470 more fatalities also took the death toll to 20,656.