Flights resume but be prepared for cance...

Flights resume but be prepared for cancellations, ...

Maharashtra agrees to 50 flights and Telangana 30 after much haggling between Centre and states An Indigo aircraft takes off from the Anna International Airport in Chennai after the government eased the lockdown imposed as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus. Domestic air travel re...

25 May 2020

Karnataka's corona complacency blown ope...

Karnataka's corona complacency blown open as 136 n...

New cases of coronavirus infection again topped 100 on Sunday, 130 to be precise, which took the total number past the 2,000 mark Bengaluru: It's now looking increasingly unlikely that Karnataka will be spared the deep coronavirus trauma of the kind Maharashtra is currently undergoing. After seeming...

25 May 2020

Centre makes 14-day quarantine mandatory...

Centre makes 14-day quarantine mandatory for inter...

Yesterday, Puri had said India will try to restart some international flights before August. New Delhi: The Health Ministry on Sunday issued guidelines for international arrivals, saying that before boarding, all travellers shall give an undertaking that they would undergo mandatory quarantine for 1...

25 May 2020
Telangana quietly removes denial of comm...

Telangana quietly removes denial of community tran...

Also, hundreds of patients are now recorded as having received the virus from 'others' The Telangana government does not acknowledge that the coronavirus has entered the community transmission stage. Hyderabad: Telangana may have been experiencing community transmission of the coronavirus for some t...

25 May 2020

Mandatory Aarogya Setu app, one check-in...

Mandatory Aarogya Setu app, one check-in bag: All ...

Passengers living in containment zones and those who have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last two months cannot travel. You will now have to mandatorily register with the Aarogya Setu app if you want to take a flight. With domestic flights being resumed in a calibrated manner from Monday, May 2...

21 May 2020

No physical distancing in train, fleeced...

No physical distancing in train, fleeced at paid q...

While people from hotspot are happy to have arrived back here, some people from states with lesser COVID-19 cases expressed regret. “All the seats of the shramik special trains were filled without leaving any seat empty to maintain social distancing,” recalls Anitha, who returned to Chennai on the s...

21 May 2020
Andhra IPS officer cooks food for migran...

Andhra IPS officer cooks food for migrant workers ...

B Raja Kumari, Vizianagaram Superintendent of Police, was about to retire for the night when she received a plea for help. A distress call from a desperate migrant labourer asking for food for her and 17 others moved a woman IPS officer, who rustled up lemon rice for them in a jiffy in the dead of n...

21 May 2020

Tirumala temple to sell laddus at 50% di...

Tirumala temple to sell laddus at 50% discount in ...

The laddu, weighing 175 grams, will be sold for Rs 25, as against its actual price of Rs 50 on normal days. With uncertainty continuing as to when the darshan will resume, authorities of the Sri Venkateswara temple atop Tirumala in Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday decided to sell the famous 'Tirupati lad...

21 May 2020

37-yr-old Hyderabad constable dies after...

37-yr-old Hyderabad constable dies after testing p...

The constable is believed to have contracted the infection while on duty at the Puranapul checkpost. A 37-year-old constable in Hyderabad died due to the novel coronavirus on Wednesday night, making it one of the first from the state's police department. The patient worked as a constable at Kulsumpu...

21 May 2020
200 passenger trains to re-start from Ju...

200 passenger trains to re-start from June 1; onli...

The online booking of tickets for 200 trains which will run from June 1 commenced from 10 AM on Thursday. These trains will be fully reserved trains having both AC and Non AC classes. General coaches shall also have reserved seat for sitting. There will be no unreserved coach in the train. Only four...

21 May 2020

Cyclone Amphan batters Bengal, Odisha: 6...

Cyclone Amphan batters Bengal, Odisha: 6.5 lakh ev...

Gigantic tidal waves disrupt power for many; Kolkata airport suspends ops Trees sway in gusty winds induced by the super cyclone Amphan hit Rasgovindpur in Mayurbhanj district of Odisha on Wednesday, May 20, 2020. Kolkata/Bhubaneswar: Packing winds of up to 190 kmph, the extremely severe cyclone Amp...

21 May 2020