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Telangana forest official junks uranium mining proposal in Amrabad

According to the proposal, the uranium exploration would require drilling of 1,000 coring boreholes of three-inch diameter and 3,000 non-coring boreholes of six-eight inch diameter.

12 Jul 2020

GO 281 comes to rescue of private hospitals

Development comes after insurance firms pay only part of the bills charged by hospitals, citing price cap by govt.

11 Jul 2020

Patients suffer as hospitals, insurance firms spar over treatment costs

Prices fixed by the Telangana government are at least 70 to 80 per cent lower than what corporate hospitals usually charge.

04 Jul 2020

Shift in strategy: Telangana government to acquire rapid antibody COVID-19 testing kits

The decision comes just days after Health Minister Eatala Rajender raised doubts over the usage of of rapid antibody testing for COVID-19 when he criticised the other states for using them.

03 Jul 2020

India's first COVID-19 vaccine candidate 'COVAXIN' gets DCGI approval for human clinical trials

The permission for human clinical trials was granted by DCGI after the company submitted results generated from preclinical studies, demonstrating safety and immune response.

30 Jun 2020

PV Narasimha Rao equal in stature to Jawaharlal Nehru: Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao

Chandrasekhar Rao said these books will be deposited in the libraries of various universities across the country.

29 Jun 2020

HC order forced government to let private hospitals treat Covid patients: Eatala Rajender

The 1,100 additional testing capacity would be added in Nalgonda, Suryapet and Nizamabad districts, the Minister informed.

27 Jun 2020

With Telangana focused on Covid, TB detection takes a hit

As the State’s Health Department remained focused on Covid-19, detection of tuberculosis reduced in Telangana over the past few months.

26 Jun 2020

Telangana’s saviour machine goes to Kolkata

Cobas-8800, manufactured by Roche Diagnostics, was meant to be installed in Hyderabad at the Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences.

23 Jun 2020

Hyderabad firm gets nod to make Remdesivir

The drug will be available in the form of an injectable medicine in 100mg vials and each vial is expected to cost between Rs 5,000 and Rs 6,000.

22 Jun 2020

‘Missing’ patient complained of poor treatment at Gandhi Hospital

Singh’s kin and cops refuse to buy the hospital’s version of the patient being brought dead.

22 Jun 2020

Many with coronavirus symptoms left in the lurch as Osmania General Hospital lags behind in infrastructure

The isolation ward, as on Saturday, has around 50 patients suspected of Covid-19. Often, the number goes up to 80.

21 Jun 2020

COVID-19: Remdesivir to take at least two weeks to hit the market

After the CDSCO permit, it will take at least a couple of days for state government-level clearances to start manufacturing, pushing its market entry to July first or second week.

20 Jun 2020

Telangana has 21 TrueNat machines, Andhra 340

Of these 21, seven were ordered by the State government just about three weeks ago, much after Covid-19 epidemic hit the State

16 Jun 2020

Telangana takes a leaf out of Andhra Pradesh's book, to run more COVID-19 tests

The Telangana government has decided to conduct 50,000 tests in 10 days and will fix a fee for treatment in private hospitals.

15 Jun 2020