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Waterlogging to floods:  GHMC spends only 14% of Rs 903 Cr budget on Nala development
Waterlogging to floods: GHMC spends only 14% of Rs 903 Cr budget on Nala development

Despite the sanctioned amount of Rs 970 crore, GHMC has spent only 14.56 percent (approximately Rs 141 crore) as of 31 October 2022.

By Amrutha Kosuru  Published on 23 Nov 2022 5:12 AM GMT


Why has upper primary level dropout rate increased in TS despite good pupil-teacher ratio?
Why has upper primary level dropout rate increased in TS despite good pupil-teacher ratio?

In 2021-22, the dropout rate drastically increased from 0 to 3.1. Both among boys and girls, there has been an increase in dropout rates in upper...

By Nimisha S Pradeep  Published on 16 Nov 2022 9:30 AM GMT


36 food poisoning cases reported in TS govt institutes in 2022, 1,247 students suffered: Study
36 food poisoning cases reported in TS govt institutes in 2022, 1,247 students suffered: Study

The 36 cases of food poisoning have been reported in 34 educational institutions located in 20 districts in the state

By Nimisha S Pradeep  Published on 9 Nov 2022 2:30 AM GMT


ACB 14400 app: 5 AP districts top list in filing corruption grievances
ACB 14400 app: 5 AP districts top list in filing corruption grievances

Six months after the app was launched, there are still many people who make test calls and test grievances to check whether the ACB teams respond.

By Sri Lakshmi Muttevi  Published on 27 Oct 2022 11:17 AM GMT


India has 9th least health freedom in the world: Study
India has 9th least health freedom in the world: Study

This parameter basically compares the age restrictions for buying tobacco in different countries. In India, the legal age for purchasing tobacco is 21...

By Nimisha S Pradeep  Published on 15 Oct 2022 10:22 AM GMT


KomatiReddy RajGopal Reddy and spouse own wealth worth Rs 275 Cr, have investments in Sushee Infra
KomatiReddy RajGopal Reddy and spouse own wealth worth Rs 275 Cr, have investments in Sushee Infra

Hyderabad: Congress MLA-turned-BJP leader Komatireddy Rajgopal Reddy, who is facing allegations of receiving a mining contract worth Rs. 18,000 crores...

By Coreena Suares  Published on 10 Oct 2022 12:00 PM GMT


AP monsoon above normal for 4th yr, state saw 10% excess rain in 2022
AP monsoon above normal for 4th yr, state saw 10% excess rain in 2022

The southwest monsoon arrived in Andhra Pradesh on 13 June this year, a week later than its usual date of arrival.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on 2 Oct 2022 6:59 AM GMT


Exclusive: How 5 serious allegations stalled the elevation of a top GST officer
Exclusive: How 5 'serious allegations' stalled the elevation of a top GST officer

Given that M Srinivas is holding the sensitive post of principal chief commissioner, CGST Chennai, the department is contemplating a change. In...

By Coreena Suares  Published on 13 Sep 2022 5:15 PM GMT


Record rains: Average southwest monsoon rains cross 1,000 mm in TS for 3rd yr
Record rains: Average southwest monsoon rains cross 1,000 mm in TS for 3rd yr

According to the TSDPS data, the cumulative average rainfall in 2020 was 1,009.7 mm and in 2021, it was 1,078.3 mm.

By Nimisha S Pradeep  Published on 11 Sep 2022 10:53 AM GMT


Lost childhood: Karnataka saw 48.3% rise in child marriages
Lost childhood: Karnataka saw 48.3% rise in child marriages

Also, the pandemic played a key role in keeping girls out of schools, putting them at a higher risk of being forced into child marriage and early...

By Newsmeter Network  Published on 11 Sep 2022 3:29 AM GMT


CM KCRs home-office Pragathi Bhavan construction cost around Rs 50 Cr, painting alone Rs 75L: RTI
CM KCR's home-office 'Pragathi Bhavan' construction cost around Rs 50 Cr, painting alone Rs 75L: RTI

Interestingly, for the year 2022-23, an expense of Rs 75 lakh was spent on painting (coloring) of Pragathi Bhavan, Office and Janahitha Halls.

By Coreena Suares  Published on 7 Sep 2022 11:15 AM GMT


Crime against children: TS witnesses 15 cases per day; girls biggest victims
Crime against children: TS witnesses 15 cases per day; girls biggest victims

According to its findings, crimes against children in Telangana have gone up by 58.3 percent from 2017-2021

By Nimisha S Pradeep  Published on 7 Sep 2022 4:52 AM GMT


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