Tag: Andhra Pradesh

AP: Around Rs 700 cr funds meant for various direct cash transfer schemes found to have gone to wrong hands

A staggering sum of Rs 700 crore might have gone into the wrong hands so far this year under the various direct cash transfer schemes...

At least 30 died in Andhra due to lack of oxygen: TDP disputes Centre’s statement on COVID-19 deaths in RS

At least 30 people died in Andhra Pradesh during the second COVID-19 wave due to lack of oxygen, claimed Telugu Desam Party (TDP) spokesperson K...

COVID-19 second wave has pushed vulnerable groups into debt traps, impacted livelihoods, says study

Supriya Kar, a leader of Bijoyini collective of human trafficking survivors in West Bengal, has been forced to raise Rs 55,000 from six different sources...

Cops take position at dams as Telangana & Andhra Pradesh water war escalates

(This story originally appeared in on Jul 02, 2021) Simmering tension over construction of alleged illegal irrigation projects and hydel power generation is now snowballing...

Petrol gains traction among SUV buyers

The share of petrol in the country’s fast-growing utility vehicle segment has nearly doubled in the past one year, thanks to a rise in the...

Delta Plus variant: Govt asks 8 states, UTs to take up immediate containment measures

The Union health ministry on Friday urged eight states and union territories to take up immediate containment measures including preventing crowds, conducting widespread testing as...

Yamaha looks to capitalise on preference for personal mobility post-COVID; to press ahead with retail expansion

Japanese two-wheeler major Yamaha is seeking to leverage on the ‘drastic shift’ in consumer behaviour, with preference for personal mobility over public transportation brought about...

India’s seven-day Covid average at new high, WHO issues warning on strain | India News

BENGALURU: India’s coronavirus crisis showed scant sign of easing on Tuesday, with a seven-day average of new cases at a record high and international health...

Phase-3 vaccination: Over 86,000 received first dose on May 1

A total of 86,023 beneficiaries in the age group of 18-44 years received their first dose of COVID vaccine across 11 states on May 1,...

Tamil Nadu CM urges PM Modi to cancel allotment of 80KL oxygen to Andhra Pradesh, Telangana | India News

CHENNAI: Chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Sunday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to immediately cancel allotment of 80KL of oxygen —...

Covid-19: Active cases cross 1 million, at all-time high now | India News

India now has more active cases of the coronavirus than at any other time since the beginning of the pandemic. The country’s active case count...

Amara Raja begins work on lithium-ion cells, sets up research hub at Tirupati

Amara Raja Batteries, the country’s second-largest automotive battery maker, has opened the country’s maiden technology hub to develop lithium-ion cells, at its Tirupati facility in...

Daily Covid-19 deaths below 150 for last 10 days; no fatality in 17 states, UTs in a day | India News

NEW DELHI: India on Monday reported 84 fatalities as it continued to register less than 150 daily Covid-19 deaths for the last 10 days, while...

Pawar who cautioned Tendulkar was silent on Deshmukh | India News

Veteran politician Sharadchandra Govindrao Pawar recently suggested to renowned cricketer Sachin Tendulkar to “be careful while speaking on the issues related to other fields”. Pawar...

Decision by Tikait to not have ‘chakka jam’ in UP, U’khand taken in ‘hasty manner’, says SKM leader | India News

NEW DELHI: Senior farmer leader Darshan Pal on Saturday said the decision by BKU leader Rakesh Tikait to not hold ‘chakka jam’ in Uttar Pradesh...

Why India’s coronavirus cases have fallen so sharply | India News

NEW DELHI: With its 1.3 billion population, India has the world’s second-highest number of coronavirus infections — more than 10.8 million — but new cases...

Muslim girl raised as Hindu reunited with kin after 15 years | India News

HYDERABAD: Every day for 15 years, Sakina mourned the loss of her daughter, who went missing in Mecca masjid when she was just two-and-half-years old....

20% of informal workers still jobless: Study | India News

NEW DELHI: A new study tracking around 2,800 informal workers during the pandemic found more than two thirds of those employed in February 2020 had...

States detail preparations for first phase of Covid-19 vaccination drive | India News

NEW DELHI: Ahead of the nationwide roll-out of Covid-19 vaccine from January 16, several states on Sunday said they have made all necessary preparations for...

Don’t believe in rumours against Covid-19 vaccine: Harsh Vardhan | India News

NEW DELHI: As India gears up to launch world’s largest immunisation drive, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday requested people to not pay heed...

Partnership between Centre-states ‘has strengthened cooperative federalism’, says PM Modi | India News

NEW DELHI: The Light House Projects (LHPs), being set up in six states across the country, gives a new direction to housing projects in the...

Countdown for ISRO rocket launch progressing smoothly | India News

CHENNAI: The Indian space agency is gearing up for the year’s last space mission, orbiting communication satellite CMS-01 (formerly GSAT-12R) on Thursday at 3.41 p.m....

Andhra, Telangana HC CJs shifted in major reshuffle | India News

NEW DELHI: At a time when the Andhra Pradesh high court has ordered inquiries into vilification of the judiciary through social media posts and CM...

COVID-19: India’s cumulative tests inch closer to 15 crore

An average of more than 10 lakh tests conducted daily for detection of COVID-19 has ensured that the cumulative positivity rate is sustained at low...

India’s Covid-19 tally inches closer to 94 lakh with 41,810 new cases | India News

NEW DELHI: India reported 41,810 new Covid-19 infections in the last 24 hours, taking the tally to 93,92,920, according to data from the Union ministry...