Donita Jose

Illegal adoptions on the rise in Telangana

Nine cases in six months; focussed communication needed from govt to curb the practice, say experts 

21 May 2022

'Homeless bear the brunt of heatwave'

As the State goes from one heatwave to another, it’s the homeless and destitute who are bearing the brunt with there being hardly any shelters in the city for their safe stay.

09 May 2022

TS rural medicare not in pink of health: Report

Many districts face acute shortage of doctors & health centres, reveals latest data on rural health released by GOI.

07 May 2022

Burning dumpyard adds to summer woes at Hyderabad's Nizampet

According to the residents, it has been four weeks since the dump yard has been on fire, persistently emitting carcinogenic fumes.

04 May 2022

A tall order: Aspirants for cop jobs in Telangana fret over height rule 

DSP and AES posts are not field-level jobs like SI and Constable, thus the height can be negotiated, says one of the TSPSC candidates 

29 Apr 2022

Telangana: Final year students lament eligibility norms

Job notification: Aspirants cite example of NEET, UPSC allowing final year students to take exams to criticise move

28 Apr 2022

HMDA finally wakes up to Khajaguda destruction

The HMDA, which is the custodian of the rock site as per a High Court order, woke up from its slumber and is now getting its act together.

20 Apr 2022

Urban parents hesitate to get kids jabbed

Only 53% children in the age group of 12-14 years have been vaccinated in Hyderabad; State average so far is 81%

19 Apr 2022

Tech woes: Digital health profile project progresses slowly

Process of testing and creating profiles has received a welcome response from citizens but has been a little slower than anticipated due to various reasons, including both technical and logistic.

15 Apr 2022

Telangana government begins crackdown on needless C-sections

The government is also considering to introduce a clause in the new recruitment policy that will restrict government hospital doctors from private practice.

09 Apr 2022

XE COVID-19 variant milder, no need to panic: Telangana health experts

The country, and specifically the State, have acquired a hybrid immunity of both vaccine and multiple variants spreading in communities which will keep our citizens safe.

08 Apr 2022

Only surgeon in Telangana's Yadadri district falls ill, family planning camp forced shut

Due to the pandemic, the camp was being organised after nearly two years and it received an overwhelming response with as many as 110 women from Rajapet and Turkapally mandals turning up.

31 Mar 2022

Zoo Park, Sanathnagar among most polluted areas in Hyderabad

Even as multiple national and international reports have found Hyderabad to be one of most polluted cities in South India, the situation only seems to be worsening.

31 Mar 2022

626 contract health workers sacked from Telangana's TVVP hospitals

The reason cited was that their services were no longer required as Covid-19 was on the decline.

25 Mar 2022

Hyderabad among world’s most polluted cities

Telangana capital is fourth most polluted city in India after Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai; too many personal vehicles a likely cause

23 Mar 2022