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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Covid-19: uptick in money borrowers in Bengaluru

One in every five consumers in Bangalore are feeling anxious due to finances says Swiss Re COVID-19 Consumer Survey. Bengaluru: Since the outbreak of Coronavirus, the number of money borrowers is drastically increasing in Bengaluru. People are borrowing to recover from debts and run their families. Around 75 percent of loans in Bank of India, […]

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People’s health worsens after Visakhapatnam gas leak

The  poisonous Styrene gas leak from the explosion seven months ago still haunts many people in the surrounding villages. Visakhapatnam: After seven months of the gas leak, most people who lived in surrounding areas of the L.G Polymers Company are still suffering from health-related side effects. Nearly 45 to 60 people in villages around L.G […]

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Warangal farmers face crisis due to lack of funds

Since 2016, no farmer in the Warangal district has received crop loss funds from the Telangana government.  Warangal: Farmers across Warangal district have not received crop loss funds from the Telangana government for the last four years. Around 17 lakh acres of crops were drastically damaged in 2020 due to recent rains in Telangana.  However, […]

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Pandemic Makes Lives of Sex Workers Worse

Sex Workers’ lives were badly hit due to Covid-19 making it harder for them to earn money to support their livelihood. Warangal: To enhance their business during the pandemic, a few sex workers are offering customers fully-sanitized rooms with mandatory masks. Around 130 sex workers in two areas i.e., Hasanparthy and Geesugonda of Warangal district, […]

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