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Ram Pothineni

Every star needs an identifier that sets them apart. For the ‘energetic star’ Ram Pothineni, it is his vigorous dance moves. What better way to celebrate his birthday than dancing to his chartbusters then?

Wonder Woman 1984

As the DC film releases on Amazon Prime Video on Saturday, here are a few things we liked about the movie and a few things we did not. Let's start with what we liked.

sumona chakravarti

With her post, The Kapil Sharma Show actor Sumona Chakravarti intended to let people understand that the life of people in showbiz is not always about glitz and glamour.

Technology

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The new OnePlus Watch Cobalt Limited Edition price starts from CNY 1,599, which is around Rs 18,200 in India. As of now, there is no word on the global debut of the new OnePlus Watch edition.

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Apple is also planning to release a mixed-reality headset next year, venturing into territory Microsoft staked out years ago with the Hololens. Microsoft has explored developing chips for its line of devices

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A Chinese spacecraft has landed on Mars, making China only the second country after the US to send a rover to the surface of the Red Planet.

Hyderabad News

Andhra Pradesh scales up efforts to procure medical oxygen
Andhra Pradesh scales up efforts to procure medical oxygen

Two cryogenic containers each carrying 20 MT of liquid oxygen have started from Durgapur Steel Plant in West Bengal, and the train carrying the tankers will reach Krishnapatnam in Nellore district on Saturday.

Andhra Pradesh: Rebel YSRCP MP, who sought cancellation of CM Jagan’s bail, held over ‘hate speeches’
Andhra Pradesh: Rebel YSRCP MP, who sought cancellation of CM Jagan’s bail, held over ‘hate speeches’

YSRCP MP Raghu Rama Krishna Raju, who fell out with the party soon after the elections, has been attacking CM Jagan Reddy and the party over the decisions taken by the government.

Amid shortage, Andhra govt ramps up efforts to procure oxygen supply for Covid patients
Amid shortage, Andhra govt ramps up efforts to procure oxygen supply for Covid patients

Two cryogenic containers, each carrying 20 MT of liquid oxygen, have been dispatched from the Durgapur Steel plant in West Bengal, and the train carrying the containers will reach Krishnapatnam in Nellore District by 4 pm Saturday.

#AskKTR: Telangana minister does a Twitter Q&A to address Covid concerns
#AskKTR: Telangana minister does a Twitter Q&A to address Covid concerns

KTR, as KT Rama Rao is popularly known, is also the head of a newly constituted State Task Force to expedite supply of Covid-related medicine and vaccines.

Telangana: 110-year-old recovers from Covid-19 in Hyderabad
Telangana: 110-year-old recovers from Covid-19 in Hyderabad

Ramananda Teertha was admitted to Gandhi hospital on April 24 with high fever and body ache, and after full recovery, is now kept under observation for a few more days to gain strength.

Rachakonda police prevent 100 child marriages in the last four years
Rachakonda police prevent 100 child marriages in the last four years

Girls were rescued from highly urbanised areas like Bhongir, Choutuppal, Ibrahimpatnam, Kishaiguda, LB Nagar, Malkajgiri and Vansasthalipuram while in Telanagana over 500 girls were rescued last year alone

10-day Telangana lockdown from May 12: What is allowed, what isn’t
10-day Telangana lockdown from May 12: What is allowed, what isn’t

Telangana lockdown news: On Tuesday afternoon, the State Cabinet resolved to impose a 20-hour lockdown for 10 days from Wednesday morning while allowing daily relaxations between 6 am and 10 am. The Cabinet will review the lockdown on May 20.

10-day Telangana lockdown from tomorrow, state to call tenders for Covid-19 vaccines
10-day Telangana lockdown from tomorrow, state to call tenders for Covid-19 vaccines

Telangana lockdown news: The lockdown will be in full force from 10 am to 6 am whereas, daily relaxations are allowed for four hours in the morning, between 6 am and 10 am.

Andhra asks Eastern Naval Command to maintain oxygen plants in state hospitals
Andhra asks Eastern Naval Command to maintain oxygen plants in state hospitals

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.

Andhra Pradesh: 10 killed in blast at Kadapa quarry
Andhra Pradesh: 10 killed in blast at Kadapa quarry

The incident happened when the workers were drilling holes in granite to insert the explosive material.

How wheels moved overnight from Odisha to Andhra Pradesh to trace oxygen tanker
How wheels moved overnight from Odisha to Andhra Pradesh to trace oxygen tanker

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

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.

Care centres in Telangana a boon for children of COVID-19 positive patients
Care centres in Telangana a boon for children of COVID-19 positive patients

Pratyusha Sharma, joint secretary of the SCSC, said the three centres are fully equipped to ensure a secure environment for children in the age group of 7 to 14 till their parents recover from Covid-19.

Cases coming down, curve is flattening in Telangana: Chief Secy
Cases coming down, curve is flattening in Telangana: Chief Secy

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
Cyberabad launches care centre for kids of Covid-affected parents

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.

Telangana: Fewer Covid tests lead to drop in cases; govt says focusing on treatment
Telangana: Fewer Covid tests lead to drop in cases; govt says focusing on treatment

Experts, however, say Covid testing is necessary but one does not have to wait for the report to start treatment.

From food, meds to oxygen, Hyderabad cyclists are running errands for the city’s elderly
From food, meds to oxygen, Hyderabad cyclists are running errands for the city’s elderly

While ‘Relief Riders’, as the group of cyclists, is christened, offers to deliver medicines for elderly people, the requests for assistance range from arranging oxygen cylinders, blood plasma units, emergency drugs, and even ICU beds.

TRS sweeps local body polls in Telangana
TRS sweeps local body polls in Telangana

The TRS won 181 of the 248 divisions and wards in two municipal corporations and five municipalities. Polls were held on April 30.

Fresh probe against former Telangana health minister over allegations of encroaching temple land
Fresh probe against former Telangana health minister over allegations of encroaching temple land

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.

Centre nod to Telangana project for drone deliveries of medical supplies
Centre nod to Telangana project for drone deliveries of medical supplies

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

After Centre’s nod, Telangana to try out drones for vaccine delivery
After Centre’s nod, Telangana to try out drones for vaccine delivery

The focus of Telangana’s ‘Medicine From the Sky’ (MFTS) trials, considering the ongoing COVID vaccination drive, will be on transporting vaccine vials to remote locations.

Cyberabad police launch portal for verified info on Covid-19
Cyberabad police launch portal for verified info on Covid-19

The portal has four categories – Critical Care Services, Self Care Services, Preventive Care Services and Latest Information.

Telangana: Five municipalities, two municipal corporations go to polls
Telangana: Five municipalities, two municipal corporations go to polls

Polling began at 7 am and will continue till 5 pm. Elections are being held using ballot papers. A total of 1,300 candidates are in the fray. As many as 11.59 lakh voters are expected to cast their votes.

Vaccination for 18-45 age group expected to start in September, says Andhra CM
Vaccination for 18-45 age group expected to start in September, says Andhra CM

Jagan Mohan Reddy said the present Covid-19 situation would continue till February 2022. He warned everyone to remain cautious, and said sanitation was important in this regard.

Lockdown unlikely in Telangana even as active Covid infections surge
Lockdown unlikely in Telangana even as active Covid infections surge

On Wednesday night, Telangana’s director of Public Health, Dr G Srinivasa Rao issued a statement clarifying that the health department had not recommended to the state government to impose a lockdown.

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