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