People returning to Telangana from Haridwar Kumbh Mela will have to undergo a 14-day mandatory quarantine as the state government has issued an order regarding the same. Besides, the government has also advised to symptomatic returnees to get tested immediately. Reportedly, the state's count for COVID patients has logged 3.79 lakh as 6,206 fresh cases emerged in a single day with 29 deaths taking the total fatality count to 1,928.
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Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) Working President and Telangana IT and Industries minister KT Rama Rao tested positive for COVID-19 on April 23. Confirming the news, the minister wrote on twitter, “I have tested Covid positive with mild symptoms. Currently isolated at home. Those who have met me in the last few days, kindly follow the covid protocol, get tested and take care.”
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Evaluating huge surge in COVID-19 cases in Telangana, the Director for Public Health Dr. Srinivas Rao on April 14 made a consequential caution to the state people. He urged people to wear masks and follow COVID-19 protocols. "The situation might get worsened in the next four to six weeks, despite the government’s complete efforts. If the same situation prevails, it would be difficult to accommodate beds (for COVID-19 patients) in the… read-more
In the wake of increasing COVID-19 cases, the Telangana government has directed the officials to impose Rs 1,000 penalty on people failing to wear face mask. On April 11, order mandated donning face mask in all public spaces, work spaces and all means of transport. Failing to abide by the aforementioned regulations, violators will be punished under the Disaster Management Act, 2005. The state recorded 3,187 COVID-19 cases on April 11.
Late Telangana CM YS Rajasekara Reddy's daughter and current CM Jagan Mohan Reddy's sister YS Sharmila has announced to launch a political party in the state on July 8. Discarding all speculations about being related to the TRS or BJP, Sharmila said, "My party will not work under any of the parties." Notably, the meeting was skipped by CM Reddy. Showing anti-TRS stance, Sharmila also sought backing from YSR supporters.
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Telangana BJP candidate Panugothu Ravi Kumar Naik's unique method of seeking votes: visiting door-to-door while crying out loud, has gone viral. During his canvassing, Naik touches feet, cries, clasp hands and plead people to vote in his favour. On Opposition calling him 'weak candidate', Naik said he was not ashamed of crying in front of his people. A doctor by profession, 36-year-old Naik is contesting the Nagarjuna Sagar constituency by-… read-more
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Telangana’s Hanamkonda Police has busted an imposter, Panuganti Naveen, for posing as a CBI officer to scam people. Acting on a 2019 complaint by victim Vinod Kumar, the cops nabbed Naveen, who promised a government job to Vinod in exchange for Rs 10 lakh. He had been absconding, with his associate T Ashok, after receiving the money. Naveen's aide Ashok is still on the run.
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Discarding the rumors of lockdown in Telangana, K Chandrashekhar Rao-led state government clarified that the documents making rounds on social media are fake. Reportedly, an unsigned document went viral on April 1, claiming all establishments to be shut from 6PM to 8AM with immediate effect. However, Chief Secretary Somesh kumar assured that considerations for lockdown are unlikely. Meanwhile, Telangana's Digital Media Director Konatham… read-more
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Telangana's Jayashankar-Bhupalpally and Mulugu district IPS officer, Dr Sangram Singh G Patil is making an effort to uplift the lives of tribal population by providing free medical aid. Patil has been successfully organising health checkups for over 650 Gotti Koya Tribal families, suffering from various distressing ailments. Reportedly, he graduated as a doctor in 2011 conducting 550 RT-PCR tests, and took up civil services in 2015.
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Adani Green Energy Limited is all set to acquire 75-megawatt operating Solar Projects from Sterling and Wilson's Private Limited. The company will take over a 100% stake in the plants in Telangana through a deal worth Rs 446 crore. Recently, the group had bought a 50MW solar project from SkyPower Global. Reportedly, the acquisition will lead the AGEL to a renewable capacity of 3,470 MW.
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