india

Promoting COVID-safe behaviour through rice grains

Vishnu Vandhana using micro-art to create awareness The rapid spread of coronavirus infections has prompted a micro-artist to educate people on COVID-appropriate behaviour though his art from. Chaluvadi Malli Vishnu Vandhana from Sullurpeta has chosen rice grains to spread the message of COVID-safe behaviour advocated by the health authorities. “The second wave of pandemic has […]

india

Spl. trains temporarily cancelled

The decision was taken owing to low occupancy, says official The Railways authorioties have decided to cancel some special trains temporarily owing to slump in the occupancy ration in view of the sharp spike in coronavirus infections. Train no. 08516 Visakhapatnam- Kirandul special express will be cancelled from May 7 to 21 and 08515 Kirandul- […]

india

Coronavirus | Vizianagaram Deputy Mayor died of COVID-19

Former member of the Andhra Pradesh State Commission for Protection of Child Rights, Kesali Apparao said that her death was a great loss for the district Even before taking up full responsibilities, Vizianagaram Deputy Mayor Macchu Nagalakshmi, 45 years, succumbed to coronavirus in early hours of Wednesday. In recent civic polls, she was elected from […]

india

Halt distribution of school kits temporarily: UTF

‘Rise in COVID-19 cases causing worry among teachers’ Leaders of the A.P. United Teachers’ Federation (UTF) on Tuesday urged the government to halt supply of school kits, being distributed to students under the Jagananna Vidya Kanuka, in view of the sharp spike in COVID-19 cases in the State. In a statement, federation’s State president N. […]

india

Govt. failed to tackle pandemic: Congress

Referring to the deaths due to lack of medical oxygen, Mr. Thulasi Reddy said the government was doing nothing to alleviate people’s sufferings on account of the rapid spread of virus. APCC working president N. Thulasi Reddy on Tuesday said the YSRCP government, which was unable to save people’s lives by providing them medical oxygen, […]

india

7 arrested held for selling Remdesivir vials illegally

4 injections, ₹2.32 lakh in cash seized A seven-member gang, allegedly involved in the sale of Remdesivir injections in the black market, was arrested by the Patamata police here in Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday. Four injections, including two doses that had expired, and ₹2.32 lakh in cash was recovered from them. The accused, natives of […]

india

Sangam Dairy brought under Dairy Development Corporation

Govt. order follows recent arrest of its chairman Dhulipalla by ACB The State government has issued a withdrawal order bringing the Sangam Dairy under the AP Dairy Development Corporation. The Sub-collector of Tenali has been named as the person in charge with the responsibility of overseeing the smooth and uninterrupted operation of the unit. “In […]

india

Atchannaidu seeks govt. aid for pvt. school teachers

TDP leader accuses govt. of ignoring their plight TDP State president Kinjarapu Atchannaidu has written a letter to Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy alleging the government’s ‘negligence towards private school teachers in providing them with a COVID relief package’. In the letter on Thursday, Mr. Atchannaidu said that the private teachers and non-teaching staff […]

india

Active COVID-19 cases nearing 50,000 in State

5,963 new infections, 27 deaths reported in 24 hours The State reported 27 deaths, the highest daily toll in six months, and 5,963 new infections in the 24 hours ending Monday morning. The toll reached 7,437 with 126 deaths reported in the past one week indicating a rise in the death rate which stands at […]