Flood alert: 300 pilgrims stranded at AP border

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HYDERABAD: The official machinery in Telangana has been alerted over flood threat in low-lying areas as incessant rains lashed parts of the state since Saturday night. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast heavy to very heavy rainfall in several districts across the state on Monday. A number of hilly streams and rivulets are in spate and overflowing at a few places disrupting road transport. As many as 20 villages were cut off in Adilabad and Bhadradri-Kothagudem districts due to overflowing seasonal streams. About 300 pilgrims and petty traders were…

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KTR wants Indians in UAE to use ‘Amnesty-2018’

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HYDERABAD: NRI affairs minister KT Rama Rao on Sunday appealed to Telangana immigrants in UAE to utilise the ‘Amnesty-2018’ announced by the Government of United Arab Emirates from August 1 to October 31, 2018. During the amnesty period Indian immigrants staying illegally in UAE can get their stay regularised, people with valid passports can get their exit permit without ban and return to India (Telangana). People who entered the UAE illegally will get exit clearance with two years ban. They can re-enter UAE after two years. People who have a…

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Maternal anaemia high in Hyderabad

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Anaemia is quite high among pregnant women in Hyderabad. Timely check ups in maternal anaemia cases is important as any negligence could lead to severe health complications for the mother as well as the child in the womb. Severe anaemia cases are often linked to foetal mortality. A research study conducted by doctors of VRK Women’s Medical College and Hospital and Research Centre, and Shadan Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, revealed that 48.3 per cent of pregnant women tested had haemoglobin count of less than 10 grams. “The most common…

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Heavy rains disrupt normal life in Telangana

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HYDERABAD: Normal life was thrown out of gear at different places in Telangana on Monday as heavy rains lashed many parts of the state. “Extremely heavy rain occurred at isolated places in the district of Bhadradi-Kothagudem, very heavy rain occurred at isolated places in Khammam, Jayashankar Bhupalpally and Suryapet districts. Heavy rain occurred at isolated places in Adilabad, Nizamabad, Nalgonda, Kamareddy and Medak districts,” the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said in its Daily Weather Report of Telangana for today (at 8.30 AM). The Southwest Monsoon has been vigorous over the…

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Gear up for T’gana polls: Pawan to party workers

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HYDERABAD: Telugu film actor and Jana Sena Party chief Pawan Kalyan has instructed party leaders and workers to gear up for the upcoming assembly elections in Telangana state. Kalyan held discussions with Jana Sena workers and members of the Political Affairs Committee (PAC), a party release said. The state co-ordination committee and Greater Hyderabad Committee would be set up in a few days and the process of forming co-ordination committee and district committees in Telangana will be completed in the next two-three weeks, it quoted Kalyan as saying. The meeting…

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