AP: Swine flu alert in Kurnool after four deaths

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KURNOOL: Four swine flu deaths have been reported from Kurnool district within a week, while several more patients with suspected swine flu symptoms have been admitted to the isolation ward at the government general hospital in Kurnool. The first swine flu death in the district this season was reported on October 12 when a 55-year-old woman succumbed to H1N1 influenza. A 42-year-old patient, who was admitted to the government hospital with kidney-related issues, tested positive for swine flu on October 13, and died while undergoing treatment. Two more patients, both…

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‘Open anti-KCR umbrella, but ride winning horses’

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HYDERABAD: TRS strongman KT Rama Rao may have dismissed it as a ‘mahaghatiyabandhan’ but Congress high command wants the grand alliance to emerge as a mammoth ‘mahagathbandhan’ to decimate TRS in its den. This message was made loud and clear to Telangana Congress leaders led by TPCC chief Uttam Reddy after his talks in Delhi on Wednesday on the future course of mahakutami. AICC leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad and AK Antony told the state Congress leaders to bring big, medium and small ‘anti-KCR’ forces under the umbrella of the grand…

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Hyd: Man attacks estranged wife, kin; held

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HYDERABAD: A 35-year-old man allegedly attacked and injured his estranged wife and four of her kin near a police station here on Thursday when they went to lodge a complaint on their matrimonial dispute. The assailant, a painter by profession, and his wife have been separated for some months now. This morning, he went to her workplace and allegedly harassed her for money, police said. Following this, the woman, her mother and sisters decided to approach the police. The man attacked them with a knife in the vicinity of the…

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Telangana: Two held with country-made pistols

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KARIMNAGAR: Two gangsters were arrested at Korutla in Telangana on Thursday and two country-made pistols were seized from their possession, police said. Hanzil Shaik alias Raju Bhayya of West Bengal and Kadari Tirupathi, a resident of Vedurugata village, were arrested after they were found moving about in suspicious circumstances in the area. On searching them, police found the pistols, ten rounds of ammunition and Rs 6000 in cash. Shaik was earlier arrested in the killing of P Satyanarayana Reddy at Dharmapuri mandal in May, 2018 and was lodged in Karimnagar…

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Titli: Struggle for food, shelter continues

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SRIKAKULAM: K Janakamma, who ekes out a living by selling dry fish after her husband’s death, in Mandasa mandal of Srikakulam district, is now looking back in horror at what Cyclone Titli did to her hamlet — it flattened her hut, forcing her to move to a relative’s house. A week after the cyclone made landfall on October 11, Janakamma is scrambling for food and water. She shares her plight with D Jayamma, who used to run a kirana shop in a corner of her home in Borivanka village of…

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T’gana martyrs getting raw deal, says Revanth

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HYDERABAD: Revanth Reddy touched a raw nerve on Wednesday by raking up the issue of Telangana martyrs getting a raw deal despite the tall claims of chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao who promised jobs, financial succour and agriculture land to the kin of those who laid down their lives for the cause of Telangana. Not stopping at that, the Telangana Congress working president called upon people for a ‘social boycott’ of KCR for failing to identify 1,569 martyrs and giving one of their family members a job, financial aid and…

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Apply online for Haj 2019 from today

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CHARMINAR: The Telangana State Haj Committee will accept application forms for Haj Season-2019 from Thursday. The Telangana State Haj Committee (TSHC) Chairman Mohammed Masiullah Khan and special officer S.A. Shukoor informed that the Haj Committee of India (HCI) has announced an action plan for the upcoming Haj season. According to the rules, online Haj application forms will be accepted from October 18 to November 17, 2018. All possible arrangements have been made by the Haj Committee for issuing and receipt of the Haj applications. Special counters are being set up…

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Cyclone relief: Vizag Steel donates Rs 30L

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VISAKHAPATNAM: Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd, the corporate entity of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (popularly known as Vizag Steel), said on Thursday that it has donated Rs 30 lakh to the Andhra Pradesh CM’s Relief Fund towards providing relief to those affected by Cyclone Titli in Srikakulam district. Pradosh Kumar Rath, CMD of RINL, presented the cheque to Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu in Palasa, Srikakulam district, on Wednesday night. Rath informed Naidu that apart from the Rs 30 lakh, given as part of RINL’s corporate social responsibility requirement, the workers of…

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