Vizag gas leak: AP Govt pauses compensation for gas leak victims

Even a year after the LG Polymers gas leak tragedy, the government has delayed paying compensation to the victims.   Warangal: A year after the LG Polymer Gas leak tragedy in Venkatapuram, Visakhapatnam, affected families still await compensation as promised by the Andhra Pradesh government, says a local politician. Around 12 people, including minors, were killed […]

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NGOs become helpless due to COVID-19

The pandemic, subsequent lockdowns and lack of access to funds have hit NGOs in Hyderabad and Warangal.  Warangal: Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) are struggling to get the funding they need to help people. They are not getting enough donations during the pandemic and even the government schemes have not helped. Narsing Rao, who has been with […]

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Cab drivers fault on EMI, as income remains nominal

Equated Monthly Installment(EMI) become a nightmare for cab drivers, as pandemic induced lockdown hits their income. Drivers look towards the government for assistance. Warangal: In the midst of the pandemic, cab drivers in Telangana, who are slowly recovering from the impact of the first lockdown, fear financiers as they struggle to pay their monthly installments […]

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Diagnostic labs demand high price for RT PCR tests

Private diagnostic labs in Warangal and Hyderabad are charging around Rs.1,000 to 1,800 from patients which is beyond the government advised cap for an  RT PCR test. Warangal: Private diagnostic labs were seen violating the government-fixed  price for Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT PCR) test in Warangal and Hyderabad. They were demanding Rs. 1,000 […]

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