Telangana: Local BJP leader booked for flouting Covid-19 lockdown rules on granddaughter’s birthday

Telangana police on Tuesday booked a local Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader for flouting COVID-19 lockdown rules after he organised a dance party on the occasion of his granddaughter’s birthday. As per M Narayana, Superintendent of Police (SP), Vikarabad, the party was organised on the intervening night of June 11 and June […]

Air quality improved during lockdown in India, study shows

Research by scientists from the University of Southampton (UK) and the Central University of Jharkhand (India) and has shown the first COVID-19 lockdown in India led to an improvement in air quality and a reduction in land surface temperature in major urban areas across the country. The study found that travel and work restrictions […]

Hyderabad cab drivers association offering free cab service to pregnant women amid lockdown

Hyderabad-based cab driver association “Telangana Gig and Platform Workers Union” (TGPWU) is offering help to pregnant women by giving them free cab service to the hospital. They have helped safely escort more than 27 pregnant women to hospitals during the last week of lockdown in Telangana. Speaking to ANI, Shaik Salauddin, the founder […]

Covid-19:Uttarakhand records it highest daily spike of 3,012 cases, 27 people die in a day

Dehradun| Uttarakhand reported its highest number of COVID-19 cases in a day on Tuesday with 3,012 people testing positive for the disease taking the infection tally in the state to 1,29,205. Its previous biggest single-day spike of cases was recorded on April 17 when the state reported 2,757 infections. Also, […]