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Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Sreenivas Janyala


Chandrababu Naidu booked for claims on N440K variant of virus
Wed, May 12, 2021

Naidu said the state government is booking cases against those speaking out against the way the Covid-19 situation is being handled in the state.

Andhra asks Eastern Naval Command to maintain oxygen plants in state hospitals
Sat, May 08, 2021

The Navy has agreed to extend technical assistance to the state government in maintaining oxygen plants. It has also agreed to transport 25 cryogenic oxygen cylinders, which are coming to the state from Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia.

How wheels moved overnight from Odisha to Andhra Pradesh to trace oxygen tanker
Sat, May 08, 2021

The medical oxygen tanker finally made it in time to the hospital with 400 Covid-19 patients, as the tired driver was traced parked next to a dhaba, sleeping.

Andhra police trace ‘missing’ oxygen tanker, escort it to Vijayawada hospital just in time to refill tanks
Fri, May 07, 2021

The tanker, which was returning from Odisha after refilling, had gone off the radar on Thursday night after its on-board tracking system was switched off and its driver was not receiving calls.

Cases coming down, curve is flattening in Telangana: Chief Secy
Thu, May 06, 2021

On Tuesday, the state recorded 6,361 new cases and 51 Covid-related deaths. “Cases are coming down in the last 10 days and the curve is flattening,” Kumar said.

Cyberabad launches care centre for kids of Covid-affected parents
Thu, May 06, 2021

Deputy Commissioner of Police, Cyberabad, C Anasuya said that the purpose of this initiative is to ensure that children are kept safe until their parents recover.

Fresh probe against former Telangana health minister over allegations of encroaching temple land
Tue, May 04, 2021

Dismissing the allegations, Rajender told The Indian Express he will challenge the inquiry in court. ``These are all baseless allegations. I have not been given even one opportunity to defend myself. I will challenge these inquiries in court,'' he said.

Andhra govt postpones intermediate exams indefinitely
Mon, May 03, 2021

The decision was taken after the AP High Court directed the state government to reconsider its decision to hold exams from May 5 while haring a public interest litigation (PIL) stating that nearly 17 lakh students would be exposed to Covid-19 virus if the exams are conducted.

AP Intermediate 1st, 2nd Year exams postponed indefinitely
Mon, May 03, 2021

Education Minister Adimulapu Suresh said that the examinations were scheduled to start from May 5, but due to a spike in Covid cases across the state, the High Court has suggested reconsidering the decision and the government had postponed the examinations.

Telangana Health Minister Etela Rajender stripped of his portfolio
Sat, May 01, 2021

On Friday, the CM had instructed Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar to get an inquiry done by the Medak District Collector on the complaints of encroachments of lands on the outskirts of Achampet in Masaipet Mandal in Medak district, get a comprehensive report and submit the same to him.

Centre nod to Telangana project for drone deliveries of medical supplies
Sat, May 01, 2021

According to the clearance, drones can be operated within the visual line of sight (VLOS) range for a period of one year.

Andhra Pradesh to conduct Inter exams, TDP opposes
Fri, Apr 30, 2021

The Opposition TDP has demanded that the exams be postponed.

Telangana, Andhra ramp up testing, facilities as new hotspots emerge
Wed, Apr 28, 2021

In AP, the government has prepared a 3-pronged strategy to tackle the surge, according to officials.  District collectors have been given powers to take over private hospitals in their districts to arrange for beds for Covid-19 patients.

Andhra caps CT scan price, forms 3-tier structure to manage Covid crisis
Tue, Apr 27, 2021

All diagnostic facilities and hospitals offering CT scan services for suspected Covid cases will have to register themselves on a government website with all details of the patient and the uploaded CT scan image will serve as a basis for hospital admissions.

More than 1 lakh get free Covid treatment under Andhra healthcare scheme
Fri, Apr 23, 2021

The state government is providing free treatment at all government hospitals, and the private hospitals taken over by the government due to the pandemic, irrespective of whether or not the individual is eligible under Arogyasri.

Telangana tense over Covid-hit KCR’s health
Wed, Apr 21, 2021

CMO officials said that Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao was shifted to Yashoda Hospital for follow-up tests after he quarantined himself for several days to check for any sign of lung infection.

Free lunch, sanitisers, vegetables: Telangana, Andhra rice mill owners try to hold back their migrant workers
Wed, Apr 21, 2021

While the mill owners in Telangana are offering free lunch and separate shed for accommodation as well as face masks and sanitisers, those in Andhra have started providing free rice and vegetables apart from accommodation with fans and air-coolers to their workers.

Andhra Pradesh: Chittoor, East Godavari hit worst by Covid
Tue, Apr 20, 2021

Chittoor with 1,00,254 cases and 918 deaths and East Godavari with 1,29,312 cases and 638 deaths are the worst affected, according to officials.

Two Andhra districts emerge as Covid hotspots, CM Jagan calls for focussed testing
Mon, Apr 19, 2021

Ruling out the possibility of another lockdown, Chief Minister Y S Jaganmohan Reddy called for focussed testing and an increase in vaccination.

Cigarette butts caused 4,187 fires in Telangana in 2020, prompted 19,470 alerts to forest dept
Wed, Apr 14, 2021

Unextinguished cigarettes and beedis, and deliberate setting of fires by honey collectors and beedi leaf cultivators have damaged thousands of hectares of forests.

Jagan Mohan Reddy cancels Tirupati Lok Sabha bypoll campaign, cites rising Covid cases
Sun, Apr 11, 2021

Alarmed over the drastic increase, the Chief Minister cancelled his election tour saying there was a big risk of coronavirus spreading as his meetings would attract a large number of people.

In Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, a success story against Maoists
Sun, Apr 11, 2021

Officials say that Maoists who take refuge in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have not been indulging in violence.

NIA searches homes of activists, lawyers in Andhra, Telangana over ‘Maoist plot’
Fri, Apr 02, 2021

This follows an FIR registered last month, naming 64 individuals including journalists, lawyers and civil rights activists.

Over one-forth of govt-owned waterbodies in Ganga basin dried up: Survey
Mon, Mar 29, 2021

As per the census survey of ponds, tanks, and lakes in the river basin, the water bodies in Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Uttarakhand, Bihar and West Bengal have dried up.

Explained: What is Andhra govt’s VMRDA order on non-tribal mandals, and why are activists opposing it?
Thu, Mar 25, 2021

The Andhra Pradesh government has issued orders to expand the Visakhapatnam Metropolitan Development Authority (VMRDA). Why is this controversial?