The COVID-19 home quarantine kits being provided to suspected patients is inadequate as it does not have the mandatory oximeter and other life-saving medicines, State Congress leaders have said. In a statement here, TPCC treasurer Gudur Narayana Reddy said an oximeter was essential not only for confirmed patients, but also […]

A group of idol-makers from Rajasthan, who made the town their second home several years ago, are staring at grim business prospects with the coronavirus crisis threatening to take the sheen off the Ganesh Chathurthi festivities slated for next month. The Rajasthan-based artisans, having expertise in making idols of deities […]

Cracking the whip on illegal sale of oxygen cylinders, a team of Hyderabad Commissioner’s Task Force (North zone) on Sunday apprehended a 36-year-old man from Musheerabad and seized 19 illegally procured cylinders from his possession. Acting on a tip-off, Inspector K. Nageswar Rao and his team raided Baba Traders at […]

Over 200 nurses employed on outsourcing basis at Gandhi Hospital boycotted duties on Sunday too, demanding regularisation of job and hike in salary. They convened at the ground on the hospital premises to register their protest. The nurses who attend COVID-19 patients had launched the protest on Saturday. Pay difference […]

The State government has advised the hospitals treating COVID-19 patients to migrate to cryogenic liquid oxygen tank/vessels to minimise scope for any shortage of oxygen supply. The decision comes in the light of reports on black marketing of oxygen cylinders leading to shortage in the market. It was decided to […]

When Telangana is in debt and has a pandemic to tackle, is it worth shelling out public money on constructing a new building? The demolition of the Secretariat building was causing extreme pollution and was life threatening for respiratory sufferers in this season. Instead of aiding people in distress, the […]

With several policemen of different ranks contracting COVID-19, the law enforcement department has requested that they be facilitated to avail ‘best treatment’ from corporate hospitals in case they test positive for the infection. This demand has intensified after several Ministers, MLAs and other public representatives got admitted to corporate hospitals, […]