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COVID-19: Cases linked to Chennai’s Koyambedu on rise in Andhra
Thu, May 21, 2020

Ten of 68 new cases reported in the state on Wednesday were linked to the sprawling market, which has become notorious for its role in the spread of the coronavirus. With this, the number of such cases has gone up to 155.

Among states with lowest testing, Telangana could be ‘sitting on a crisis’
Tue, May 19, 2020

It now emerges that Telangana’s impressive numbers could have a lot to do with its woeful record on testing. As of May 14, the state had conducted just 22,842 tests, which was among the lowest in the country.

Alarm as returnees test positive in Andhra Pradesh,Telangana
Sat, May 16, 2020

Andhra’s 150 cases include 101 people who returned from Maharashtra, 10 from Odisha, 26 from Gujarat, 11 from Rajasthan and one each from Karnataka and West Bengal, making officials scramble to trace their contacts.

Andhra Pradesh: 13 dead after live wire falls on tractor
Fri, May 15, 2020

The incident occurred at Machavaram in Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh late evening.

IIT Kanpur team team up with Bharat Dynamics to manufacture ventilators for Covid patients
Thu, May 14, 2020

Nocca Robotics designed and developed a high-end yet affordable, indigenous ventilator necessary for providing life support to critically ill COVID-19 patients under the overall supervision of IIT Kanpur team

Coronavirus: Alert in Andhra as Chennai’s Koyambedu market cases rise
Thu, May 14, 2020

Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy directed officials to be on high alert over the spike in cases in connection with Koyambedu market returnees and speed up testing of all those who came in contact with them.

Vizag gas leak: Among the dead, 10-yr-old waiting for b’day
Thu, May 14, 2020

Grishma was asleep on the terrace of their house in R R Venkatapuram village, about 1 km from the factory. As the gas spread, people started running. Grishma collapsed outside her house. Her uncle N Mani rushed her to a primary health centre at Pendurthi, about 7 km away, but she died on the way.

Vizag gas leak: FIR blames ‘some smoke with bad smell,’ names no company staff
Wed, May 13, 2020

The FIR does not mention Styrene despite the fact that police officials had confirmed the presence of this gas by then. The FIR also does not name anyone from the company.

With educational institutes closed, Andhra govt turns to digital platforms
Sun, May 10, 2020

So far, 5,979 classes have been organised covering various streams such as B.Tech, M.Tech, BA, MA, MCA, MBA, among others

220 Bihar workers make reverse journey to Telangana
Sat, May 09, 2020

“The Telangana Chief Secretary had requested that the workers be sent back for the rice mills in the state. The local coordinators, who keep in touch with migrant workers, contacted them, and 222 workers boarded the train,” said Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi.

10 dead in gas leak at Vizag LG factory
Fri, May 08, 2020

At least 2,000 people in five villages located in a 5-km radius around the factory owned by the multinational LG Chem were affected, with several falling unconscious with breathing difficulties.

Vizag gas leak: What styrene is for, and how it behaves
Sat, May 09, 2020

A look at its structure, the kind of industries that use it, and the kind of health hazards experts associate it with.

Vizag gas leak: ‘People walked out and just collapsed … women and children were crying’
Fri, May 08, 2020

Of the five villages near Visakhapatnam evacuated due to gas leak from the LG Polymers factory on Thursday, Venkaiah’s Venkatapuram was the worst-affected.

Vizag gas leak: CM Jagan Reddy announces Rs 1 Cr relief to kin of people killed
Thu, May 07, 2020

The chief minister also visited the King George Hospital where the majority of the victims have been admitted.

Vizag gas leak: 11 dead, state govt announces Rs 1 crore compensation each to kin of dead
Thu, May 07, 2020

Visakhapatnam LG Polymers Gas Leakage: Workers were preparing for the reopening of the plant today when gas started leaking in the early hours.

Telangana: From today, trains will run for a week to ferry migrants home
Tue, May 05, 2020

Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao said that from Tuesday onwards, 40 special trains per day will be operated to send the migrant workers stranded in Telangana to their native states.

Telangana: Hoping for train home, migrants find empty stations
Sun, May 03, 2020

The Telangana Police started giving passes to stranded migrants to enable them to leave the state. It is also being done to assess the number of stranded migrants, the states they belong to, and the number of trains or buses needed to take them home.

Andhra govt arranges nine special trains to bring back 2 lakh Telugu migrant workers
Sun, May 03, 2020

Health Minister Krishna Srinivas said the state government will also ensure the safe return of around 13,000 migrants from other states stranded in Andhra Pradesh.

Trains for migrants: ‘Officials told us at 11 pm, we packed clothes, rushed’
Sat, May 02, 2020

A South Central Railway official said the labourers were screened for symptoms before being allowed on the train.

Andhra Pradesh: Doctors keep away from recruitment drive for Covid-19 hospitals
Fri, May 01, 2020

While the government wants to hire 1,170 specialist doctors on a one-year contract, only 100 have been recruited so far.

Andhra Pradesh: Four working in Raj Bhavan test Covid-19 positive
Tue, Apr 28, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Special Chief Secretary (Heatlh) Dr K S Jawahar Reddy said the Governor and his family were fine and had tested negative.

As cases rise, aggressive testing in Andhra red zones
Tue, Apr 28, 2020

The state is currently testing 1,396 persons per million as on April 27, compared to the national average of 480 per million. State Health Department officials said aggressive testing in the affected zones is helping to identify and isolate patients so that the spread can be minimised.

3 cases, no source: Andhra family has officials puzzled
Sun, Apr 26, 2020

The suspected source, an employee of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, returned on March 17 on a train with Tablighi Jamaat members who were part of the Delhi congregation, officials said.

Telangana district that set off Tablighi search ready for all-clear
Sat, Apr 25, 2020

Less than a month later, Karimnagar is set to become the first district in Telangana to be free of coronavirus, with the last two of its 19 positive cases ready for discharge. The district has seen no deaths attributed to coronavirus.

Telangana: Over 1.3 lakh vehicles seized during lockdown
Fri, Apr 24, 2020

On April 22 alone, Hyderabad Traffic Police seized 2,466 vehicles and registered 14,329 cases under Motor Vehicle Act and disobedience of lockdown orders.

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