Telangana: Tiny Ganeshas keeping makers afloat

Posted on Sun, 02 Aug 2020 04:42:00 IST - hyderabad

Hit severely by the Covid-19 pandemic, the idol makers in the city have decided to construct Ganesh idols only between eight inch and five foot in height this year.

Depression among youth high during lockdown

Posted on Sun, 02 Aug 2020 10:35:00 IST - hyderabad

About 33% of youngsters in the age group of 16-20 were either depressed or stressed during the period from April 1 to May 12 when lockdown was strictly enforced. In a study ‘Psychosocial impact of Covid-19 lockdown on mental well-being among 11 states of India: A Markov model approach’, 22% of respondents had shown signs of depression, while anxiety was seen among 15% of respondents and stress in 10% of them. These findings were published in the ‘Journal of Psychiatry and Psychiatric Disorders’ on July 29.

Telangana: ‘Sorcerer’ held for assaulting woman

Posted on Sun, 02 Aug 2020 04:56:00 IST - hyderabad

A man claiming himself to be a sorcerer and his associate were arrested by police on Saturday for assaulting a woman in Jaipur mandal of Mancherial district.

T sees 2k new Covid cases, taking toll to 64,786

Posted on Sun, 02 Aug 2020 04:29:00 IST - hyderabad

Telangana reported 2,083 cases on Saturday, taking the caseload to 64,786. Eleven new deaths were also registered in the last 24 hours, as the toll reached 530.

Suspecting Covid, elderly couple end life in Hyd

Posted on Sun, 02 Aug 2020 04:59:00 IST - hyderabad

An elderly couple, down with fever and suspecting they might be afflicted with coronavirus, committed suicide by consuming poison at their residence at Panjagutta on Saturday. They feared they might pass on the virus to other members of their family.

10 including 6 +ve patients, missing from Hyd hosp

Posted on Sun, 02 Aug 2020 06:13:19 IST - hyderabad

Ten people, who were admitted to the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) in Adilabad after they showed Covid-19 symptoms, went missing from the hospital late on Saturday night.

Hyd man gives 5 silver bricks for Ayodhya temple

Posted on Sun, 02 Aug 2020 06:29:56 IST - hyderabad

A resident of Manikonda in Hyderabad has donated five silver bricks for the bhoomi puja of Ram temple in Ayodhya, which will be organised on August 5.

"Won’t wait to cancel licences of unethical hosps"

Posted on Sun, 02 Aug 2020 06:34:01 IST - hyderabad

After a slew of complaints of unethical practices received against private hospitals, state health minister Eatala Rajender on Saturday decided to form a committee to conduct inquiries into each of the complaints. Slamming such hospitals, he said the government will initiate strict action — including cancellation of licenses — against those found resorting to unscrupulous means by the committee.

Fearing they have Covid, elderly couple end lives

Posted on Sat, 01 Aug 2020 21:11:26 IST - hyderabad

An elderly couple in Punjagutta in the Hyderabad district of Telangana - who were suffering from fever - committed suicide suspecting that they might have contracted coronavirus and they did not want the virus to spread to other members of their family.

Silver bricks from Telangana for UP bhoomi poojan

Posted on Sat, 01 Aug 2020 22:20:54 IST - hyderabad

There will be a contribution from the city for the much hyped and awaited bhoomi poojan of Ram temple at Ayodhya. Five silver bricks, donated by a resident of Manikonda, would be placed for bhoomi poojann on August 5, which will be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

'Dissolve Secunderabad Cantt Board elected body'

Posted on Sat, 01 Aug 2020 23:01:51 IST - hyderabad

While in another 10 days, the tenure of current Secunderabad Cantonment Board (SCB) elected body, will be expired, the Telangana Bharatiya Janata Party, urged the ‘Ministry of Defence’ (MoD) to dissolve the body. On February 10, 2020, the MoD had issued orders regarding extension of the existing body’s tenure for six months.

Telangana judge walks 6km to reach tribal tracts

Posted on Sat, 01 Aug 2020 22:24:52 IST - hyderabad

This senior civil judge is now touring the remote tribal tracts for the last three days.