• Four COVID-19 deaths, 137 new cases in Andhra Pradesh 23 Jan 2021 06:45 After reporting zero COVID-19 deaths in the last two days, the State registered four fatalities and 137 infections in the 24 hours ending Friday morning. With these, the toll increased to 7,146 and the tally rose to 8,86,604. While the death rate was 0.81% …
  • Multiple faculty enrolment shocks Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University in Kakinada 22 Jan 2021 05:24 Express News Service ONGOLE: Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada (JNTUK) has issued notices to the managements of several affiliated engineering colleges in Prakasam district following irregularities pertaining to enrolment of same faculty …
  • No Covid-19 deaths for second consecutive day in Andhra Pradesh 22 Jan 2021 05:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: For the second consecutive day, there were no deaths reported due to Covid-19 in Andhra Pradesh. The tally in the State increased to 8,86,557 with another 1,391 new cases reported in the last 24 hours ending at 9.00 am …
  • Double murder plan foiled in Anantapur district 20 Jan 2021 06:01 The Kalyandurg police in Anantapur district, with the help of Central Crime Station here, foiled a double murder attempt and arrested six persons, including those who provided explosives to the culprits, on Tuesday. The police also recovered 23 improvised …
  • TD, BJP protest in Kadiri over removal of altar for road widening 18 Jan 2021 23:48 ANANTAPUR:  There was tension in Kadiri town when a group of protestors owing allegiance to Telugu Desam, Bharatiya Janata Party, and other organisations mobbed the historic Lord Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple on Monday. The protests were against removal …
  • Road Accident in Anantapur 18 Jan 2021 08:19 Picture used for representational purpose onlyTIRUPATI: A 35-year-old woman died on the spot while 17 others sustained injuries after the auto they were travelling in overturned on the National Highway near Guntakal in Anantapur district in the early hours …
  • Technical glitch hampers vaccination drive in Anantapur 17 Jan 2021 09:14 The COVID-19 vaccination process began in Kurnool district on Saturday with Civil Surgeon and Resident Medical Officer(CSRMO) Hema Nalini becoming the first person to take the shot. The drive was a smooth affair, held in the presence of District Collector …
  • Eight ‘adverse event’ cases reported in A.P. 17 Jan 2021 09:14 Ten months after the first COVID-19 infection was reported in the State in March last, the vaccination drive against the virus began across the State on Saturday. By 8.30 p.m., over 60% of the beneficiaries were vaccinated. Eight cases of Adverse Event …
  • Missing for 10 years, mom of two reunited with family 16 Jan 2021 18:56 By Express News Service ANANTAPUR: Punganur police reunited a 47-year-old woman from Anantapur district with her family members on Friday. According to Punganur SI P Uma Maheswar, Nagaratnamma hailing from Peddaregutudu in Anantapur district went missing …
  • Police geo-tag Andhra Pradesh temple for security purposes 14 Jan 2021 03:01 VIJAYAWADA: AP Director General of Police (DGP) Gautam Sawang on Wednesday announced that the department has solved 29 of the total 44 attacks on temples in the state and has arrested 85 persons. The DGP maintained that there have been attempts to …
  • Andhra Pradesh achieves 101% NREGS person days target by December 13 Jan 2021 20:31 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State registered 101 per cent achievement in generation of works under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) by the end of December, 2020. As against the target of 21.85 crore person …
  • State reports 197 new COVID cases, two deaths in a day 13 Jan 2021 04:52 The State reported two more deaths and 197 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours, ending on Tuesday morning. As many as 10,209 infections and 81 deaths were reported in the State and around 16.2 lakh samples were tested in the last month. The toll increased to …
  • COVID-19: 197 infections emerge from 41,000 sample tests in Andhra Pradesh 13 Jan 2021 02:50 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Close to 41,000 sample tests yielded 197 fresh Covid-19 cases in Andhra Pradesh as the gross went up to 8,85,234 on Tuesday. A health department bulletin said 234 patients had recovered and two more succumbed to the …
  • It’s Destination Tirupati as Abhibus sees 60 per cent rise in bookings 11 Jan 2021 12:47 In times of distress tourists are preferring the temple town of Tirupati to Goa, it seems. Abhibus, an online bus travel aggregator, has witnessed a 60 per cent rise in bus bookings to Tirupati in December 2020 over December 2019. Compare this with an …
  • Maddikera temple vandals arrested 11 Jan 2021 08:51 KURNOOL:Maddikera police of Kurnool district arrested eight of nine treasure-hunters, who had vandalised the oldest temple at Maddikera agriculture lands on Sunday. Briefing about the incident, the SP said that they had seized one JCB which was used to …
  • Land sought for setting up Shilparamam 11 Jan 2021 05:17 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: If everything goes as planned, the much-touted Shilparamam will be established in the city on the lines of Visakhapatnam. Though the project was mooted three years ago, the government is dilly-dallying with the land …
  • Andhra Pradesh adds 227 new Covid cases as tests touch 1.23 crore 11 Jan 2021 04:57 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Covid -19 tally in Andhra Pradesh increased to 8,84,916 with another 227 new cases reported in the last 24 hours ending 9 am on Sunday. With another 289 patients discharged from different hospitals during the period, the …
  • Twice as many coronavirus recoveries as new cases in Andhra Pradesh 10 Jan 2021 15:56 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Covid-19 recoveries recorded in the 24 hours ending Saturday 9 am were more than twice as much as new infections. While the single-day spike in Covid-19 infections was 199, Andhra Pradesh added 423 to its overall …
  • Coronavirus: Andhra Pradesh reports fatality for second day 09 Jan 2021 09:39 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: For the second consecutive day, Andhra Pradesh has reported only one Covid-19 fatality. While there was a slight increase in the number of new cases to 319, 308 patients recovered in the same period.The state conducted …
  • COVID-19: lone death reported from Krishna 09 Jan 2021 07:48 The State reported one COVID-19 death and 319 new infections in the 24 hours ending Friday morning. The toll stands at 77,127 and the tally reached 8,84,490 with a death rate of 0.81% and a recovery rate of 98.87%. As many as 308 more patients recovered in …
  • A decade later, justice eludes Felani’s family 08 Jan 2021 00:35 A decade since Felani Khatun was shot dead by Indian Border Security Force (BSF), but her family's wait for justice is not over yet.  BSF gunned down fifteen-year-old Felani when she along with her father was returning home from India through Anantapur …
  • New Kia Logo To Feature On All Their Cars – Including Seltos, Sonet 06 Jan 2021 13:59 Seltos with old Kia logo. Image – Daxesh Hyundai’s sister brand Kia has revealed a new logo and brand slogan as it gears itself for a transformation. The South Korean automaker’s new brand purpose and strategy will be announced on January 15. We expect a …
  • Active COVID-19 cases drop below 3,000 in A.P. 05 Jan 2021 05:11 The State reported three more coronavirus deaths and 128 new infections in the past 24 hours ending Monday morning. The cumulative tally slightly went up to 8,83,210, while the toll reached 7,118 with a death rate of 0.81% and recovery rate of 98.86%. As …
  • Central agency to call tenders for sand mining 05 Jan 2021 04:07 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The state government and the Metal Scrap Trade Corporation (MSTC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for implementation of the upgraded sand policy. As per the MoU, the MSTC will call tenders for sand mining …
  • Lack of procurement centres hits cotton farmers in Andhra Pradesh 04 Jan 2021 19:33 Express News Service ANANTAPUR: Cotton farmers of Anantapur, who suffered due to vagaries of nature earlier, are now suffering due to lack of procurement centres in the district. The district has two cotton procurement centres in Gooty and Tadipatri, while …
  • Super speciality hospital to start soon in Anantapur 03 Jan 2021 07:58 Anantapur: The super specialty hospital at Anantapur, being set up as part of post-bifurcation package, will soon start providing services to people of Anantapur as also those from the surrounding districts of Rayalaseema. The well-equipped hospital will …
  • Automakers firm up growth plans for 2021 with cautious optimism 03 Jan 2021 06:43 NEW DELHI: With 2020 finally over, several leading automakers are now looking to carry on with their plans in 2021 even as several challenges like supply chain issues still continue to impact the market. While Kia Motors is looking to ramp up production, …
  • COVID-19 | Three deaths, 238 new infections in Andhra Pradesh 03 Jan 2021 06:37 The State reported three new COVID-19 deaths and 238 infections in the 24 hours ending Saturday morning. As a result, the toll rose to 7,111 and the tally increased to 8,82,850. The number of recoveries increased to 8,72,545 with 279 more patients …
  • Recoveries outnumber new Covid-19 cases 03 Jan 2021 04:14 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   Another 238 new cases in the last 24 hours, ending 9 am on Saturday, increased the Covid-19 tally in the State to 8,82,850. With another 279 patients discharged from different hospitals in the last 24 hours, the total …
  • Prakasam predicament: Not much crop yield despite rise in fertiliser use 03 Jan 2021 04:10 Express News Service ONGOLE: Though chemical fertilisers increase the crop yield, their gradual overuse is making farmland in Prakasam district infertile. Farmers are reaping a low yield in spite of the fact that the usage of such compounds has increased …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Jilted lover strangles SBI employee, sets her body on fire in Anantapur 24 Dec 2020 06:48 Image Source : VIDEO GRAB Andhra Pradesh: Jilted lover strangles SBI employee, sets her body on fire in Anantapur In a spine-chilling incident, a young man along with his friend mercilessly murdered his former girlfriend, who was working at the State Bank …
  • Road accidents, deaths drop by over 20% in 2020 partly due to Covid-19: Gadkari 18 Jan 2021 13:44 India has recorded significant drop in road accidents and deaths in 2020 against 2019. This is partly due to Covid-19-prompted lockdown and people voluntarily not venturing out to prevent transmission. “India has seen 26.48 per cent reduction in road …
  • Andhra woman stabs man to death, surrenders before police 13 Jan 2021 20:31 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A 20-year-old woman stabbed a man to death on the outskirts of Dharmavaram village in Kovvur mandal of West Godavari district late Monday night.  According to Kovvur Rural CI M Suresh Babu, the deceased was identified as …
  • Dalit organisations gherao Women’s panel chief, MLA 24 Dec 2020 14:46 Snehalatha’s mother alleges police inaction. A.P. Women’s Commission Chairperson Vasireddy Padma and Anantapur Urban MLA Anantha Venkatarami Reddy along with Superintendent of Police B. Sathya Yesu Babu came to the house of murdered SBI employee Snehalatha …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Jilted lover strangles SBI employee, sets her body on fire in Anantapur 24 Dec 2020 06:48 Image Source : VIDEO GRAB Andhra Pradesh: Jilted lover strangles SBI employee, sets her body on fire in Anantapur In a spine-chilling incident, a young man along with his friend mercilessly murdered his former girlfriend, who was working at the State Bank …
  • Gone is the glitz of Margazhi 22 Dec 2020 20:07 Express News Service CHENNAI: Creativity is no longer valued as a skill’, ‘Art and arts are lovely but not essential’, ‘Is art really necessary in this time and age?’ Several such statements and questions that were being thrown around over the past few …
  • Villagers protest by refusing ration, prepared to decline pension as well 25 Nov 2020 03:48 Express News Service ANANTAPUR: While people often protest by staging dharnas and blocking roads, the villagers of Pulletipalli in Anantapur district’s CK Palli mandal have chosen a different route. They stopped taking ration from the government through …
  • APCO online store will create international market: CM Jagan 21 Oct 2020 05:20 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday launched the APCO online store and Lepakshi web portal, which are aimed at providing better marketing facilities to weavers and artisans. After the launch, he purchased a …
  • Two days on, RO-RO train leaves for Solapur 01 Sep 2020 18:04 On Sunday, the train had returned after making a brief journey till the next station, Chikkabanavara, mainly because of poor preparedness.BENGALURU: Two days after South Western Railway (SWR) faced severe embarrassment after the journey of its first Roll …
  • Yediyurappa flags-off Bengaluru-Solapur RO-RO train 30 Aug 2020 10:22 Bengaluru, Aug 30 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa flagged off the roll-on/roll-off (RO-RO) train service from Nelamangala in Bengaluru’s northwest outskirts to Solapur, Maharashtra ferrying trucks loaded with goods, an official said on …
  • CM flags off RORO train from Bengaluru to Solapur 30 Aug 2020 07:45 Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa flagged off the maiden Roll On Roll Off (RORO) train from Bengaluru to Solapur through a video conference on Sunday morning. The train, carrying trucks on an open flat wagon, left from Nelamangala. It will cover a distance …
  • Roll On-Roll Off train service to have its maiden run on August 30 from Karnataka to Maharashtra 26 Aug 2020 06:58 Express News Service BENGALURU: Nearly five months after the trial runs were approved by the Railway Board, the first Roll On-Roll Off (RO-RO) service between Nelamangala in Bengaluru and Bale in Solapur district will make its debut this Sunday (August 30 …
  • This software engineer has recreated Amritsar Golden Temple using pen refills 17 Aug 2020 17:28 Express News Service MYSURU: Amritsar's Golden Temple built using 1500+ pen refills? That is what MR Sreenivasulu, a miniature artist from Bengaluru, has done to commemorate his 13th year as a miniature artist in 2020.  Sreenivasulu needed two years …
  • Family alleges negligence after man dies outside Anantapur hospital, authorities deny charge 24 Jul 2020 09:13 By Express News Service ANANTAPUR: A 45-year old construction worker from Dharmavaram town in Anantapur district who came to Anantapur Government General Hospital in the early hours of Friday died allegedly due to negligence of the hospital authorities.   …
  • Dharmavaram man dies in GGH, after waiting for hours for medical help 24 Jul 2020 08:55 A construction labourer, Raju, hailing from Dharmavaram town in Anantapur district battled for his life for six hours on the premises of the Government General Hospital (GGH) here and died due to shortness of breath at 9 a.m. on Friday for lack of medical …
  • Highest number of Covid cases added to AP tally 27 Jun 2020 06:46 VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh on Friday recorded the highest single-day spurt of 570 COVID-19 cases, taking the total number to 11,489. Nine patients did of the viral disease in Kurnool, Krishna, Guntur and Visakhapatnam, taking the fatalities to 146. Among …
  • COVID-19 count shoots past 9,000 with 443 fresh cases in Andhra Pradesh 23 Jun 2020 04:29 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With 443 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours, Andhra Pradesh’s total confirmed COVID-19 count rose to 9,372 on Monday. While 392 cases reported were of locals, 44 persons who returned from other states and seven foreign …
  • 81,024 weavers get Rs 194.46 crore under 'Nethanna Nestham' 21 Jun 2020 02:44 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Extending a helping hand to the handloom weavers in distress due to coronavirus crisis and lockdown in the State, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Saturday released the promised annual aid of Rs 24,000 for each …
  • Amid COVID-19 crisis, Andhra CM releases Rs 194 crore to weavers six months in advance 20 Jun 2020 09:10 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Extending a helping hand to handloom weavers in distress due to the coronavirus crisis and lockdown in Andhra Pradesh, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Saturday released the promised annual aid of Rs 24,000 for …
  • Going all out to ensure customers’ safety 17 Jun 2020 04:47 As one enters Jagga Hari’s Food Magic - an eatery in Dharmavaram, in the backdrop of the colourful interiors of the restaurant, server Mahesh appears in a light-blue transparent protective gear, commanding the attention of visitors. At a time when a …
  • RITES signs pact to acquire 24% stake in Indian Railway Station Development 22 May 2020 13:41 NEW DELHI: State-owned RITES Ltd on Friday said it has signed an agreement to buy 24% stake in Indian Railway Station Development Corp. Ltd, (IRSDC), the company tasked with redeveloping railway stations across the country. RITES has also resumed …
  • RITES signs pact for acquiring 24% in IRSDC; resumes operation post lockdown 22 May 2020 11:55 New Delhi: Infrastructure consultancy and engineering company RITES on Friday said it has signed an agreement for acquiring 24 per cent stake in Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation (IRSDC) for Rs 48 crore. The company has signed shareholders…
  • 210 industrial units allowed to revive operations in Anantapur district 30 Apr 2020 09:52 The district is limping back to normal, in small pockets though, with activity resuming in 210 industrial units, which are now permitted to operate as per the revised guidelines of the Union government. The district administration has received 232 …
  • Initial results from the New Horizons exploration of 2014 MU69, a small Kuiper Belt Object 06 Apr 2020 14:02 Initial results from the New Horizons exploration of 2014 MU69, a small Kuiper Belt Object Status Report From: arXiv.org e-Print archive Posted: Monday, April 6, 2020 S. A. Stern, H. A. Weaver, J. R. Spencer, C. B. Olkin, G. R. Gladstone, W. M. Grundy, J. …
  • Elusive Covid19 suspect from Indonesia held in Kurnool 21 Mar 2020 07:56 Kurnool: As news spread that an Indonesian man, who is a coronavirus (Covid-19) suspect, was missing, it led to tense moments to the police and health officials here on Friday, and led to nine bus passengers, his co-journeymen, being taken to the isolation …
  • More rain, thunderstorms forecast for North-West, Central, East India 10 Mar 2020 16:09   A third strong and active western disturbance is waiting to enter North-West India, and may perpetuate an uninterrupted run of rain, snow, thunderstorms, lightning, hail and high winds over the region and across the adjoining East and Central India as …
  • Salar Jung Museum to inaugurate art exhibitions on women’s day 06 Mar 2020 11:31 Hyderabad: Salarjung Museum will be inaugurating two exhibitions by the Hon’ble Governor and the Chairman on 7th March, 2020 on the eve of “International Women’s Day”. Blooms and Looms A  special exhibition being held at Salar Jung Museum with the title of …
  • Budget gives ₹6,846 crore to South Central Railway in 2020-21 06 Feb 2020 04:49 South Central Railway (SCR) has been allocated ₹6,846 crore for the year 2020-21 in the Budget including grants of ₹2,856 crore for new lines. In addition, doubling, third line and bypass works have been provided ₹3,836 crore, while ₹152 crore has been …
  • Two from Andhra Pradesh among Padma Shri awardees 26 Jan 2020 07:49 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Two persons from Andhra Pradesh will receive the prestigious Padma Shri award for their contribution to the field of art. Yadla Gopal Rao, a theatre artiste from Srikakulam district, and Dalavai Chalapathi Rao, a …
  • Trains to zoom at 110 kmph on 2 routes in Bengaluru division 23 Jan 2020 00:16 Express News Service BENGALURU: For the first time in the South Western Railway zone, trains have been given green signal to run at a maximum speed of 110 kmph along two crucial stretches of the Bengaluru Railway Division from Saturday. The maximum …
  • Handloom expo showcases variety fare in Vijayawada 21 Jan 2020 05:58 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The National Handloom Exhibition 2020 was inaugurated at Siddhartha College of Hotel Management in the city on Monday. Apart from Andhra Pradesh, participants from eight other States set up stalls and displayed their …
  • Karagiri brings the Heritage collection 10 Jan 2020 06:48 An ode to the timeless glamour of our Indian Heritage. An exquisite collection of intricately handcrafted designer pieces, conceived and crafted as an ode to the Indian Handloom Industry – brimmed with its characteristic graphic form lush colour, rich …
  • Unable to bear harassment by FB friend, three girls attempt suicide 10 Jan 2020 04:27 By Express News Service ANANTAPUR: Three girl students, all in their early 20s, who were unable to bear harassment by a friend from whom they had borrowed money, attempted suicide by consuming sleeping pills late on Wednesday night. The locals, who found …
  • Jagan launches scheme for handloom weavers 22 Dec 2019 08:19 Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Saturday launched ‘Nethanna Nestham’ at Dharmavaram of Anantapur district. The scheme aims to extending an aid of ₹24,000 every year for each handloom weaver family that is currently running a loom. Speaking at a …
  • Andhra CM Jagan launches YSR Nethanna Nestham to benefit 85k weavers 22 Dec 2019 03:46 By Express News Service DHARMAVARAM (ANANTAPUR DISTRICT): Keeping his promise made to the handloom weavers during his 3,648 km Praja Sankalpa Yatra, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy launched the YSR Nethanna Nestham scheme here on Saturday.  Addressing …
  • Frustrated weavers in Telangana plan 'Chalo Delhi' seeking ban on mill-made handlooms 05 Dec 2019 08:06 By Express News Service HYDERABAD:  Frustrated by the government’s failure to curb mill-made “handlooms”, the members of Weavers United Joint Action Committee have decided to launch the “Chalo Delhi” programme, to take up the issue with Union Minister for …
  • Ruckus at Guntur village: Stones pelted at police  18 Nov 2019 03:17 By Express News Service GUNTUR: The locals and the police engaged in a scuffle at Dharmavaram of Durgi mandal on the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday.  The Jana Sena workers allegedly organised a social play ‘Konidena Kodama Simhalu’ at Dharmavaram …
  • With natural mulching, Anantapur farmers avoid air pollution 15 Nov 2019 03:04 Stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana has pushed air pollution to high levels not only there and Delhi, but even spread over distant Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka as wind flow brought the smog to even Anantapur, taking PPM 2.5 to dangerous levels. Farmers …
  • Antique Jain Tirthankara idol unearthed in Prakasam 13 Oct 2019 04:04 A seventh century stone idol of Parswanatha, the 23rd Jain Tirthankara, has been found in the fields close to the Bhimeswara temple at Dharmavaram village, near Addanki in Prakasam district. E. Siva Nagi Reddy, CEO, The Cultural Centre of Vijayawada & …
  • SWR launches special trains to clear Deepavali rush 11 Oct 2019 03:00 By Express News Service BENGALURU: To clear the extra rush of passengers for the upcoming Deepavali festival, the South Western Railway has decided to run the following pair of Suvidha Special trains: Train between Yelahanka and Bidar Yelahanka-Bidar …
  • Anantapur district farmers elated as tanks get copious inflows 23 Sep 2019 05:34 Heavy rainfall, with a district average of 13.2 cm, brought relief to farmers in all mandals with each and every mandal receiving rain between 4.5 mm and 132 mm on Saturday night and early hours of Sunday. Several colonies in Anantapur city and looms of …
  • 3 dead, 8 injured in road accident in Andhra Pradesh 18 Aug 2019 15:30 East Godavari: Three people died and eight were injured as an auto carrying them crashed into a halted lorry, a police official said on Sunday. This incident took place near Dharmavaram village in Prathipadu Mandal in East Godavari district of Andhra …
  • ‘Development not in common man’s perspective’, says Former Union Secretary EAS Sarma 13 Aug 2019 03:13 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Former Union Secretary EAS Sarma has said development in the State is being conceptualised in the perspective of the elite group of the population, which is a minority, rather than from the perspective of the common man. …
  • Kharif sown area drops to 18% in Anantapur 29 Jul 2019 03:58 Sowing operations in Anantapur district have been badly hit during the current kharif season as the southwest monsoon failed yet again in the first two months recording (-) 43.7% deficit rainfall from June 1 to July 27. The sowing of various crops in the …
  • Aashadam sale at APCO showrooms begins 27 Jun 2019 07:28 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The much anticipated Aashadam sale started at selected APCO showrooms in Vijayawada division from Wednesday. It will go on till July 20.  A total of eight showrooms in the districts of Krishna, Guntur and West Godavari …
  • Hyderabad: TV Serial actress goes missing from SR Nagar 26 Jun 2019 17:48 Hyderabad: A female television artist was reported missing from her hostel room in SR Nagar since last week. The incident came to light on Wednesday, after her family approached the police and lodged a complaint. The woman, identified as Lalitha, a native …
  • Rajamahendravaram Central jail sets up Rs 4 crore petrol pump 10 Jun 2019 03:47 By Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM:A Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) petrol pump set up by Rajamahendravaram Central Jail was inaugurated by Srinivasa Rao, DIG, prisons, here on Sunday. Speaking on the occasion, he said that this was …
  • Andhra Pradesh: 1 killed over construction of Anganwadi building 01 Jun 2019 18:55 Category: Andhra Pradesh Posted by Shameen Published: Jun 01, 2019, 3:52 pm IST Updated: Jun 01, 2019, 3:52 pm IST Anantapuram: One person was killed and five others were injured on Saturday after a minor scuffle over land turned violent in the Anantapuram …
  • 1 dead, 4 injured in clashes between TDP, YSRCP workers in Andhra 01 Jun 2019 16:55 The police have registered an FIR under Sections 302 and 307 of Indian Penal Code (IPC). Anantapuram: One dead and four others got injured in clashes between YSRCP and TDP workers in Bathalapalli Mandal in Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur district on …
  • YSRCP writes to EC, seeks free and fair counting of votes 18 May 2019 14:36 [India], May 18 (ANI): YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) on Saturday shot off a letter to the Election Commission of India (ECI), seeking support to ensure free and fair counting of votes in the state. YSRCP national general secretary V Vijayasai Reddy, in the …
  • Unscheduled track work delays trains from Bengaluru 12 May 2019 02:18 Express News Service BENGALURU: After an hour’s block was announced on railway tracks to carry out maintenance work along the Bengaluru-Dharmavaram section, the blockage was extended by an additional two hours, upsetting train schedules along the route.  …
  • Online Kanchipuram silk sarees in contrast borders at kanjivaramsilks.com 06 May 2019 17:51 May 06, 2019 (AB Digital via COMTEX) -- The contrast borders kanchipuram silk sarees are weaved by 2 weavers to make this saree. According to the ceo of kanjivaram silks. “The kanchipuram silk sarees in contrast borders are most preferred sarees …
  • After train delay ends in NEET debacle, students worried about missing a year 06 May 2019 12:20 Hundreds of panicked students scrambled out of Hampi Express (train no. 16591) when it finally pulled into Yeshwantpur Junction station after a delay of nearly seven hours on Sunday. The train, which runs from Hampi to Bengaluru via Mysuru, was filled with …
  • 8 hours behind schedule, train leaves 400 NEET examinees stranded 06 May 2019 10:53 BENGALURU: Over 400 students from North Karnataka could not appear for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2019 here on Sunday after Hampi Express they had boarded to reach Bengaluru where they had to right the exam reached the city eight …
  • Cyclone Fani to ‘weaken further’ in next 6 hours, lay centred over Bangladesh: IMD 04 May 2019 09:23 Fani weakened into a deep depression and lay centred over Bangladesh (IMD/Twitter) New Delhi: The cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ that wreak havoc in Odisha on Friday and West Bengal on Saturday, has now weakened into a deep depression and lay centred over …
  • Problems aplenty for TDP in its stronghold 29 Mar 2019 04:47 Express News Service ANANTAPUR: One of the most backward districts in the country, Anantapur is still reeling under drought and the situation has not improved in the last one decade. The farming community is peeved over non-payment of input subsidies. …
  • Anantapur: Two kill man over loan, given life 15 Mar 2019 14:05 Anantapur: Hindupur second additional district judge on Wednesday sentenced life term imprisonment to two persons for killing a person to evade repayment of loan at Pamudurthi in Kotha-cheruvu police limits in the district. Sources said E. Krishna of …
  • Jana Sena releases the first list of candidates for Lok Sabha and Assembly constituencies 14 Mar 2019 14:54 Jana Sena Party (JSP) has released the first list of candidates for four Lok Sabha (LS) and 32 Assembly constituencies a few hours before the party's formation day celebrations began at Rajahmundry on Thursday. ONGC former executive director D.M.R. …
  • Janasena MLA Candidate List 2019 14 Mar 2019 13:09 VIJAYAWADA: Actor-turned-politician and Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan released party's first list of candidates for upcoming Lok Sabha and Andhra assembly elections. Pawan released the list of four parliamentary and 32 assembly constituencies on the …
  • AP: Jana Sena Party releases first list of candidates for Lok Sabha and Assembly elections 14 Mar 2019 09:27 [India], March 14 (ANI): Janasena Chief Pawan Kalyan on Wednesday announced the first list of candidates contesting from Jana Sena Party (JSP) for upcoming Assembly and Lok Sabha elections. JSP is the first party to announce the list of candidates for Lok …
  • Jana Sena Candidate List 2019 14 Mar 2019 05:58 VIJAYAWADA: Actor turned politician Pawan Kalyan released the first list of candidates for upcoming Lok Sabha and Andhra assembly elections. Janasena chief released the list of four parliamentary and 32 assembly constituencies on its formation day. The …
  • Woman delivers baby on train , with others' help 05 Mar 2019 07:44 KALABURAGI: It takes a village to raise a child, goes the saying, but Manamma found out it takes an entire train to deliver a baby safely. Little did the 24-year-old know that passengers of the Yeswantpur-Bidar Express would become her saviours overnight …
  • Dharmavaram MLA objects to deletion of 15,000 votes 24 Feb 2019 04:48 Dharmavaram MLA Gonuguntla Suryanarayana has taken objection to the repeated complaints being made by YSR Congress Party convener and former MLA Kethireddy Venkata Rami Reddy to the Election Commission seeking deletion of fake votes or names of non- …
  • Vice-President calls upon political parties to unite for national security 22 Feb 2019 03:47 Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday called on political parties to set aside their differences and stand united on matters regarding national security. Mr. Naidu said the Centre and State governments should work as a team for the country’s …
  • AP: Lorry drags bike for 3km, 3 students killed 13 Feb 2019 04:09 VISAKHAPATNAM: Three teenagers riding a motorbike faced a horrific death on Tuesday when a cement-laden lorry dragged their bike for 3-km after knocking them down at Dharmavaram Agraharam junction in the city. Police, who confirmed that lorry driver Sheik …
  • Reputed agencies to build R&R colony for Kovvada oustees 19 Jan 2019 03:20 By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM:  Nuclear Power Corporation of India limited (NPCIL), has come forward to construct the rehabilitation colony for the evacuees, under Kovvada Atomic Power Project at a cost of Rs 10.5 lakh for each structure on an area of …
  • SCR improves railway connectivity, introduces new trains 03 Jan 2019 04:31 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: For the benefit of passengers, the South Central Railway (SCR) has introduced new trains, provided stoppages and extended train services. In a press release issued here, the SCR officials highlighted the initiatives …
  • Over 1.28 lakh bogus voters removed from rolls 22 Dec 2018 01:26 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Acting on the complaint lodged by YSRC party about the presence of bogus/duplicate votes in electoral rolls of Andhra Pradesh, Chief Electoral Officer of Andhra Pradesh RP Sisodia initiated action and after a lengthy …
  • Pregnant woman pushed off from a moving train: Andra Pradesh 19 Dec 2018 05:32 Posted by Zain Khan on Dec 19, 2018, 11:00 AM IST India News ANANTAPUR: An unidentified attacker pushed a seven-month pregnant woman named Karnati Divya out of a moving train by near Dharmavaram in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday morning. …
  • Trains cancelled for interlocking work 12 Dec 2018 07:19 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The following trains will be cancelled from Wednesday due to interlocking work undertaken at Thondebhavi station on the Yelahanka-Dharmavaram section of Bengaluru Division. An official release specified these train names …
  • YS Jagan Mohan Reddy promises 75 per cent quota in private companies 07 Dec 2018 05:43 By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: Opposition Leader YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has promised to formulate an Act to provide 75 per cent reservation to local people in private companies and industries in the State if YSRC is elected to power.  Speaking at a …
  • Family of five, four Jana Sena men die in mishaps 03 Dec 2018 03:58 By Express News Service TIRUPATI/KURNOOL: Five members of a family from CK Dinne mandal in Kadapa district died in a ghastly road mishap at Mamandur under Renigunta police station limits in the wee hours of Sunday. In a separate road mishap on the …
  • Rail track-doubling work on three sections faces hurdles 26 Nov 2018 12:31 BENGALURU: South Western Railway’s track-doubling work in three sections appears to have run into several problems. While doubling work on Toranagallu-Ranjitpura (22.9km) is awaiting the railway board’s sanction, the Birur-Shivamogga (60km) section has …
  • Farmers dump tomatoes as price crashes 04 Oct 2018 02:08 By Express News Service ANANTAPUR: Though the government has promised to develop the district as horticulture hub, the farmers are not getting profits for their crops due to lack of required marketing facilities. Tomato and chilli farmers are incurring …
  • RITES share price jumps 5% after big order win from Ministry of Railways 10 Sep 2018 13:42 RITES share price: shares jumps 5% after big order win from Ministry of Railways RITES share price: Shares of RITES Ltd jumped over 5% on the domestic bourses on Monday after the firm announced that it has secured an additional work of Rs 294.67 crore from …
  • RITES Ltd secures major Turnkey Railway Contract of Rs. 294.67 Crore 07 Sep 2018 12:11 RITES has secured an additional work of Rs. 294.67 Crores from Ministry of Railways for doubling of Dharmavaram Penukunda rail lines (41.5 Kms) in South Western Railways. Earlier, RITES was awarded doubling work for 90.2 Kms of Dharmavaram Penukunda rail …
  • Man climbs cell tower demanding Special status for AP 19 Aug 2018 10:56 AP: A man in Andhra Pradesh caused panic among others after he climbed a cell tower on Saturday demanding special category status to Andhra Pradesh. The man was identified as P Vijay Bhaskar who reportedly climbed a cell tower at Dharmavaram in Anantapur …
  • Amazon’s Kala Haat weaves magic for India’s textile traditions 14 Aug 2018 17:27 Amazon India’s Kala Haat programme, launched in late 2016, has helped to revive dying art and textile traditions like ‘Lippan Kaam’, the craft of Mudwork made using camel dung, practised by a handful of individuals from the Rabari nomadic tribes of Gujarat …
  • E-ticket touts give railway police the slip 30 Jul 2018 10:19 BENGALURU: With touts going online, the Railway Protection Force (RPF) is having a torrid time. Earlier, they would collude with railway counter clerks to sell paper tickets in black at a premium rate, but now they seem to have switched to e-touting, …
  • Nava Bharat in talks with firms to co-develop logistics project near Andhra 16 Jul 2018 13:47 Nava Bharat Ventures Limited (NBVL) is in talks with potential partners for developing a new-age logistics and warehousing project in 200 acres of company-owned land near Kakinada in the upcoming Vizag-Chennai Industrial Corridor (VCIC). The flagship …
  • Srivari Kalyanotsavam in EG from June 19 to 22 03 Jun 2018 01:52 By Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM: The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) is going to organise Sri Venkateswara Swamy Kalyanotsavam at four different places in East Godavari district from June 19 to 22, said TTD Dharma Prachara Parishad member G …
  • SWR may suspend more suburban trains due to poor ridership 30 May 2018 19:56 Bengaluru: After suspending two suburban trains plying between Banaswadi and Hosur for five months, the South Western Railway (SWR) is now thinking of cutting down a few more suburban services citing poor ridership. “Currently we are operating such 120 …
  • In 2 years, over 1,200 killed on tracks in Bengaluru division 28 May 2018 20:14 Bengaluru: A total of 1,253 people were killed on tracks in South Western Railways’ Bengaluru division over the past two years, data compiled by the government railway police (GRP) show. The division includes areas such as Dharmavaram, Mandya, Kuppam, …
  • Railway station beautification: Official delighted after Secundrabad bags 3rd prize 27 May 2018 09:54 [India] May 27(ANI): Leaving behind 'paan' stained walls and stinking platforms, Chief Public Relations Officer (CPRO) of Secundrabad railway station has expressed happiness on winning the third prize for the beautification of station premises. …
  • It’s milk and honey situation for farmers in Nellore district 27 May 2018 03:48 Medium-sized milk dairies with capacity reaching 10,000 litres per day are coming up in rural areas by forging tie-ups with major dairies to stabilise and enhance livelihoods involved in cattle rearing and milk production in villages. The Kamadhenu Milk …
  • Summer drive-aways for the last-minute non-planner 16 May 2018 12:53   Chennai – Tharangambadi, in a convertible Tharangambadi (earlier Tranquebar), the quaint little coastal town about 280 kilometres from Chennai, is worth exploring for Dutch East India Company colonial past. The road is a brilliant stretch of tarmac which …
  • Study shows crimes against women are taken lightly by the Indian system 23 Apr 2018 11:03 Srinagar: Amid simmering anger over recent so many rape cases that shook the entire nation, including Kathua rape and murder and Unnao case, Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and National Election Watch (NEW) in a recent report observed that BJP has …
  • Maharashtra has 12 lawmakers with cases of crimes on women 21 Apr 2018 06:54 CHENNAI/MUMBAI: There are 48 MPs and MLAs in the country who have declared in their poll affidavit that they faced cases related to crimes against women, including rape. At 12, Maharashtra had the most number of lawmakers accused of crimes against …
  • Jagan hails sacrifices of fasting MPs 11 Apr 2018 03:43 YSR Congress Party president Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday hailed the sacrifices of the five party MPs, who have been on an indefinite fast. After the Praja Sankalpa Yatra at Mangalagiri, Mr. Jagan Mohan Reddy, in a video conference, spoke to Y. …
  • South Coast Railway could be the new railway zone for AP 12 Feb 2018 04:00 South Coast Railway (SCoR) is likely to become a reality soon with the Central Government and the Railway Ministry bowing to the pressure exerted by Andhra Pradesh Government and public representatives to form the new railway zone. Although not officially …
  • All rail lines in SCR to be electrified soon 07 Feb 2018 04:47 All lines in the South Central Railway (SCR) will be electrified with the latest budgetary allocations of ₹1,171 crore this year (2018-19) as was presented in the ‘Pink Book’ presented in Parliament on Tuesday. “In three years we will be able to speed up …
  • 161-km suburban route for city gets railway nod 07 Feb 2018 01:01 BENGALURU: The over two-decade-old demand for a suburban railway network for the city has finally been met by the Railways with the project and amount approved for it in the Railway budget 2018-2019. Meanwhile, a 142-km corridor costing Rs 12,061 crore has …
  • Centre has extended adequate help to Andhra: BJP 04 Feb 2018 14:30 [India], Feb 4 (ANI): Visakhapatnam Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP, K. Hari Babu on Sunday asserted that the Centre had extended adequate help to Andhra Pradesh. Hailing the Union Budget, Hari Babu said, "Central Govt. has extended all the help that …
  • Mr Jaitley, show us the money 31 Jan 2018 23:27 Experts hope that the Centre will give Bengaluru a chance to revive its flailing attempts at infrastructural growth. The run up the Union Budget has India awaiting a nail-biting finish from the NDA government, with finance minister Arun Jaitley set to …
  • Pawan Kalyan all praise for Sathya Sai trust 30 Jan 2018 05:26 Jana Sena Party founder Pawan Kalyan on Monday demanded that the State government consider a proposal of making the spiritual town Puttaparthi as district headquarters. Mr. Pawan Kalyan, who stayed at Sri Sathya Sai Prasanthi Nilayam on Sunday night and …
  • Power Star to begin 3-day Anantapur tour today to study drought situation 27 Jan 2018 07:30 Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan VIJAYAWADA: Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan is all set to begin his three-day tour of Anantapur district starting Saturday as part his ‘Chalo re...Chalo re...Chal’ campaign. The objective of the tour is to study drought conditions …
  • APCO handloom expo inaugurated 20 Jan 2018 03:34 VIJAYAWADA: Minister for Handlooms and Textiles, Atchannaidu Kinjarapu inaugurated the APCO Amaravati handloom expo, here in the city on Friday. He said that the new swanky showroom of APCO would soon be selling jewellery, along with designer and handloom …
  • Naidu  promises to solve Rayalaseema water crisis 12 Jan 2018 03:36 Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu participating in Jala Harathi programme in Anantapur district on Thursday | Express ANANTAPUR: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has reiterated his government’s commitment to provide better irrigation facility to drought …
  • Silk sarees from different States under one roof 02 Jan 2018 17:27 Women look at sarees at the 'Silk India' exhibition which began at Gujarat Bhavan at Deshpande Nagar in Hubballi on Tuesday. A wide range of silk sarees and clothes, with intricate designs unique to different regions, are available under one roof …
  • YSRCP banks on Jagan Mohan’s ‘yatra’ to take on TDP 01 Jan 2018 19:15 YSRCP chief Y.S.Jagan Mohan Reddy has completed 69 community meetings and 19 public meetings in 20 assembly constituencies he has walked across. Photo: Mint Hyderabad: With YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) chief Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy having covered over 600 …
  • Gooty-Dharmavaram rly  line restored for traffic 14 Oct 2017 06:40 VIJAYAWADA: Gooty-Dharmavaram railway line which was damaged at places due to incessant rains, was restored and normal train operations were resumed at 2 am on Friday, a South Central Railway press release said.With the damage to tracks in the section on …
  • Andhra SEC issues directions for Feb 5 Panchayat polls 23 Jan 2021 07:41 Amid uncertainty raging over disagreement on the conducting of the crucial rural local bodies elections, Andhra Pradesh State Election Commissioner (SEC) Nimmagadda Ramesh Kumar on Saturday issued notification for four phase panchayat polls. “In exercise …
  • Tumakuru Industrial Corridor big economic boost for Anantapur 02 Jan 2021 07:35 ANANTAPUR: The newly sanctioned Industrial Corridor in Tumkur district of Karnataka would be a big boost for border areas of Anantapur district too. The proposed location is 42 km from the Andhra Pradesh-Karnataka border and 48 km by National Highway 48. …
  • Train carrying vehicles leaves for Bangladesh 26 Nov 2020 01:40 Krishnagiri: The South Western Railway operated the first goods train to Bangladesh from the Hosur railway station on Tuesday evening. Divisional railway manager of Bengaluru division Ashok Kumar Verma flagged off the first export-bound new modified goods …
  • SWR flags off first export NMG rake to B’desh from B’luru 25 Nov 2020 08:04 South Western Railway’s (SWR) Divisional Railway Manager, Ashok Kumar Verma, on Tuesday flagged off the first export-bound New Modified Goods (NMG) rake from the Hosur railway station to neighbouring Bangladesh. This is the first NMG rake dispatched by the …
  • Formula 3 racing track getting ready in Andhra Prdesh 16 Nov 2020 01:32 FIA recognition sought for the 3.4-km circuit coming up as part of a 219-acre resort under development in Anantapur A Formula Three (F3) racing track is getting ready at Kotapalli of Tankallu mandal in Andhra Pradesh’s Anantapur district. The 3.4-km track …
  • Two women who broke glass ceiling among six Karnataka railway employees to bag national award 07 Nov 2020 13:02 Express News Service BENGALURU: Six railway employees in Karnataka have been selected to receive the 65th annual Railway National Award from the Railway Ministry, a much coveted honour billed as a 'once-in-a-lifetime' opportunity. They are part of …
  • Mahindra Bolero Export To Bangladesh Via Indian Railways – First Batch 27 Oct 2020 09:51 Mahindra Bolero getting loaded on to train Automakers in India could reduce logistic costs by 15-40 percent while transporting vehicles by using railways. The recent lockdown in view of the COVID-19 pandemic saw trucks and lorries off the road and it was …
  • Indian Railways helps Mahindra export Bolero pickups to Bangladesh with 27 Oct 2020 01:44 The Indian automotive industry has been intensifying its ties with the Indian Railways and making quick progress in adopting more sustainable and faster modes of transporting newly-built vehicles. After Kia Motors India's recent news of having shipped …
  • Rail ticket reservation counters to open from October 16 | Check details 16 Oct 2020 05:50 Image Source : PTI Rail ticket reservation counters to open from October 16 | Check details  South Western Railway on Thursday announced that it will open computerised Passengers Reservation Centres (PRCs) at several areas from October 16, to facilitate …
  • No workers, railway projects move at snail's pace in Karnataka 24 Aug 2020 03:16 Express News Service BENGALURU:  The surge in the number of Covid-19 cases in Karnataka is keeping the labour workforce away from the State. A slew of railway projects that depend on workers from various parts of the country, are now progressing at a snail …
  • Railway projects hit as migrant workers refuse to return to Karnataka due to COVID-19 surge 21 Aug 2020 09:28 Express News Service BENGALURU: Migrant workers are in no hurry to return to Karnataka due to the marked surge in COVID-19 cases, with Bengaluru topping the state in terms of active cases and deaths. As a result, a slew of railway projects that desperately …
  • Kia Motors employee in Anantapur tests positive for COVID-19 after returning from TN 04 Jun 2020 12:53 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: An employee of Kia Motors India (KMI) in Anantapur, who came from Tamil Nadu on May 26, has tested positive for COVID-19. A statement issued by KMI on Thursday said as part of the safety measures, it is insisting that  …
  • The great Railway bazaar 02 Jun 2020 11:15 As Unlock 1.0 gets underway, automobile and tractor manufacturers are relying on trains to get the job done Roads and rail tracks have always been the lifelines of economies. As the country gets back on track and resumes economic activity, it’s the …
  • 1st organic disinfection tunnel comes up in Andhra Pradesh 14 Apr 2020 06:19 By Express News Service Andhra Pradesh got its first organic disinfection tunnel in Anantapur district The Sub-Collector of Penukonda took the initiative with the support of Dr Karthik Narayana, who is running Sugaradhana project in Karnataka, in setting …
  • 8-year-old boy dies in Andhra after failing to get timely medical aid amid lockdown 27 Mar 2020 12:59 By Express News Service ANANTAPUR: In a tragic incident, the eight-year-old son of a daily wager died after being unable to get timely medical treatment amidst the lockdown imposed to control the spread of COVID-19. The incident took place in Gorantla of …
  • Andhra Pradesh, Kia deny shifting plant to Tamil Nadu 06 Feb 2020 22:16 Anantapur: A report by international new agency Reuters about South Korean auto major Kia Motors planning to shift its manufacturing facility currently located in Penukonda, Ananta-pur district, to neighbouring Tamil Nadu created ripples in Andhra Prad-esh …
  • Kia Motors denies move to shift unit out of Andhra Pradesh 06 Feb 2020 11:17 Anantapur: The Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday refuted reports that Kia Motors India is intending to move its manufacturing facility in Penukonda in Anantapur district to Tamil Nadu. Rajat Bhargava, special chief secretary in the Andhra Pradesh …
  • Kia Motors ponders shifting $1.1-billion plant from Andhra Pradesh to Tamil Nadu, reports say 06 Feb 2020 08:09 South Korean auto giant Kia Motors is in talks with Tamil Nadu regarding the possibility of shifting its $1.1-billion Andhra Pradesh plant to the state, Reuters reported on Wednesday. Kia Motors, being represented by an executive of its sister company …
  • Lepakshi festival to be held in Hindupur on February 29 26 Jan 2020 07:39 By Express News Service ANANTAPUR: District collector Gandham Chandrudu has directed officials concerned to complete all arrangements for Lepakshi festival to be held on February 29. Holding a review meeting on conduct of Lepakshi festival with the …
  • Trains to zoom at 110 kmph on 2 routes in Bengaluru division 23 Jan 2020 00:16 Express News Service BENGALURU: For the first time in the South Western Railway zone, trains have been given green signal to run at a maximum speed of 110 kmph along two crucial stretches of the Bengaluru Railway Division from Saturday. The maximum …
  • Robbers steal Rs 38,000 from Andhra's Hindupur ATM 17 Jan 2020 03:55 By Express News Service ANANTAPUR: Unidentified miscreants broke open an ATM by using a gas cutter and decamped with Rs 38,000 in Hindupur on Thursday. They also made a vain bid to rob another ATM. Speaking to media, DSP Mehaboob Basha said around 2:20 am, …
  • Axis Bank ATM catches fire during theft attempt in Penukonda 16 Jan 2020 07:50 An Axis Bank Automated Teller Machine (ATM) at Telugu Thalli Centre in Penukonda town of Anantapur district got damaged following a theft attempt by some unknown miscreants at 3.20 a.m. on Thursday. According to Penukonda Circle Inspector Sree Hari, the …
  • Karnataka Bank opens its 848th Branch at Penukonda on 30-12-2019 30 Dec 2019 13:14 Karnataka Bank has opened its 848th Branch at Penukonda on 30-12-2019. Smt. Nishanthi T, IAS, Sub Collector & Sub - Divisional Magistrate, Penukonda, inaugurated the new branch. The other dignitaries who graced the occasion include Smt. A Shilpa, …
  • Wanted: Infra-suture! 16 Dec 2019 00:49 Express News Service For politicians and planners in the state, unfortunately, Karnataka is Bengaluru. That is probably because 59% revenue comes from Bengaluru (thanks to IT,industrial and research centres). But it is time the government looked at the …
  • 2020 travel goals: 5 budget-friendly backpacking trails 09 Dec 2019 05:22 For rushed millennials ravaged by the tugs and travails of work and life, balance is often restored through short holidays taken 2-3 times a year. The truncated vacation, stitched together from extended weekends and stolen weekdays, is not only simple to …
  • Andhra Pradesh CM launches Kia plant, assures government’s support 06 Dec 2019 05:23 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Thursday inaugurated Kia Motors fully-functional production facility at Erramanchi in Penukonda mandal of Anantapur district and assured the company of the government’s support. …
  • CM Jagan Mohan Reddy inaugurates fully operational Kia Manufacturing Unit in Anantapur district 05 Dec 2019 13:34 By Express News Service ANANTAPUR: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Thursday inaugurated the fully functional Kia Motors Production Facility at Erramanchi village Penukonda mandal, Anantapur district and assured the company of government support. …
  • KIA Motors’ new Andhra plan: Hire locally and train youth for factory jobs 04 Dec 2019 23:18 After Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy came to power, KIA found itself under scrutiny for the concessions extended by ex-CM N Chandrababu Naidu. KIA Motors, which was under pressure by the new Andhra Pradesh government over recruitment of local persons in its …
  • Kia Seltos Nov 2019 sales at 14k – Kia is now 4th largest car maker in India 02 Dec 2019 03:57 - Advertisement - Kia Seltos has managed to increase sales yet again. And in doing so, has posted its highest ever monthly sales in Nov 2019. Launched in August this year, sales of Seltos has only increased, month after month. - Advertisement - From …
  • Trains from Bengaluru Division chug off carrying cars 23 Nov 2019 09:01 Express News Service BENGALURU: In a breakthrough for the Railways on the commercial front, the South Western Railway (SWR) Bengaluru Division has begun transporting cars through its goods trains from Nagasamudram railway station in Andhra Pradesh which …
  • Heavy damage to crop as rain batters Anantapur district 08 Oct 2019 02:37 By Express News Service ANANTAPUR/KURNOOL: Heavy rains battered parts of Anantapur district cutting off road connectivity to several villages in Tadipatri, Rayadurg, Madakasira and other Assembly constituencies. Police quarters in D Hirehal Mandal and …
  • Five persons die in two road accidents in Anantapur 05 Oct 2019 07:03 Five persons died in two different accidents on National Highway No.44 in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh in the early hours of Saturday - three persons at Gooty and two persons close to RTA Checkpost near Penukonda. Incidentally both happened in a …
  • One dead, 2 injured in RTC bus accident 28 Sep 2019 04:52 An Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) bus driver P. Sayed Vali died on the spot when the bus travelling from Nandyal to Bengaluru hit a cement-laden lorry from behind on National Highway No.44 near Penukonda in Anantapur district in …
  • Seltos has over 23,000 pre-bookings in India: Kia Motors 09 Aug 2019 03:17 Anantapur (AP): Mid-sized SUV KiaSeltos has over 23,000 pre-bookings as of now, a senior official of the Korean automaker said on Thursday. The automaker rolled out the much touted vehicle manufactured at its state-of-the-art facility in Anantapur, Andhra …
  • Kia Motors to roll out first car from AP plant 06 Aug 2019 12:16 Kia Motors is making arrangements to roll out first "Made-in-India" car from its plant in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh on Thursday, and the company has invited Chief Minister Y.S Jaganmohan Reddy to be the chief guest at the function. The …
  • CM Jagan Mohan Reddy invited to Kia Seltos’ launch in Anantapur 06 Aug 2019 04:15 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   Representatives of Kia Motors invited Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy to participate in the launch of its new car Kia Seltos on August 8. The event will be organised at Kia Motors plant at Penugonda in Anantapur …
  • AP govt to hold mega conference to attract investments 28 Jul 2019 04:25 Amaravati: In a bid to attract investments, the Andhra Pradesh government in coordination with Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) is organising a mega conference in Vijayawada on August 9. The conference will be attended by high-level representatives from …
  • KIA to launch its first 'Made in India' car on Aug 8, invites CM Jagan 28 Jul 2019 03:59 Korean auto major Kia Motors will launch its first 'Made in India' car on August 8, according to the Andhra Pradesh Chief Ministers Office. "Kia is preparing to launch its car on August 8 and has invited Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy …
  • Kia Motors to launch first ‘Made in India’ car on Aug 8 27 Jul 2019 18:36 Amaravati, July 27 (IANS) South Korean auto major Kia Motors will launch first car from its India plant in Andhra Pradesh’s Anantapur district on August 8. The company has invited Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy for the launch of its first ‘Made in …
  • SWR bags efficiency shield in civil engg  09 Jul 2019 03:52 By Express News Service HUBBALLI: The South Western Railway (SWR) has bagged ‘Efficiency Shield in civil engineering’ for 2018-19. The national level award is instituted by the Railway Board. The shield will be presented by Union Railway Minister Piyush …
  • ‘Tenders for completing HNSS canals will be floated soon’ 11 Jun 2019 04:06 Tenders for completing construction of distributary canals of the Handri-Neeva Sujala Sravanthi (HNSS) network in Anantapur district would be floated soon to ensure water in 10 lakh acres, said Rapthadu MLA-elect Thopudurthi Prakash Reddy. After a review …
  • Peace Fires – a new tradition unites people around the world 04 Jun 2019 07:05 3rd Annual Peace Fires Summer Solstice 26-Hour Global Event unites people of all faiths and backgrounds for world peace and healing LAYTONVILLE, Ca. — Peace Fires is calling people of all faiths and backgrounds to join together on the Summer Solstice in …
  • ‘Dead man’ returns home after two years; police role come under scanner 14 May 2019 17:21 Category: Andhra Pradesh Posted by Sameer Published: May 14, 2019, 9:25 pm IST Updated: May 14, 2019, 9:25 pm IST Anantapur: Police in Anantapur district in Andhra Pradesh have come under severe criticism when a man who was believed dead and cremated …
  • After train delay ends in NEET debacle, students worried about missing a year 06 May 2019 12:20 Hundreds of panicked students scrambled out of Hampi Express (train no. 16591) when it finally pulled into Yeshwantpur Junction station after a delay of nearly seven hours on Sunday. The train, which runs from Hampi to Bengaluru via Mysuru, was filled with …
  • 8 hours behind schedule, train leaves 400 NEET examinees stranded 06 May 2019 10:53 BENGALURU: Over 400 students from North Karnataka could not appear for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2019 here on Sunday after Hampi Express they had boarded to reach Bengaluru where they had to right the exam reached the city eight …
  • Kia SP SUV based on new Creta platform gets LED headlight, all 4 disc brakes – Spied 20 Mar 2019 10:53 Kia Motors had started the trial production of vehicles at its Penukonda plant recently. The first product planned for India happens to be a SUV based upon the SP Concept which was displayed earlier at the 2018 Auto Expo. Though the exact name of the SUV …
  • Khimji units enhance Duqm school facilities 17 Mar 2019 06:44 Eshraqa, the social development arm of Khimji Ramdas, and Khimji’s Sparkle Marine Services recently collaborated to enhance the building infrastructure at Bahr Al Arab School located within the Special Economic Zone Authority Duqm (Sezad). Under the …
  • Congress poll pitch: Only Rahul Gandhi as PM can give SCS to AP 20 Feb 2019 05:49 By Express News Service ANANTAPUR: The ‘Pratyeka Hoda Bharosa Praja Yatra’ of the Congress as a prelude to the party’s election campaign in the State commenced at Neelakantapuram of Madakasira in Anantapur district on Tuesday. The bus yatra will cover 13 …
  • Interim budget: Rs 1,828 crore set aside for railway projects in South Western Railway 02 Feb 2019 01:52 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The interim Union Budget presented on Friday has earmarked Rs 1,828 crore as budgetary grant for the South Western Railway (SWR) zone for 2019-2020, an increase of 20% over the sum provided for 2018-2019. No new project …
  • Kia Motors launches trial production 31 Jan 2019 00:59 The first-ever car made in Andhra Pradesh — Kia SP2i, an SUV based on the Kia SP Concept —rolled out onto the testing track here on Tuesday with Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu and Kia Motors Corporation CEO Han-Woo Park riding on the prototype entirely …
  • KIA launches programme to boost self-reliance among villagers 19 Jan 2019 08:05 South Korean students performed in a cultural show at the Industrial Training Institute(ITI) here at the launch of the KIA Green Light Project Initiative (India) on Friday. Incharge Collector S. Dilli Rao asked car-manufacturer KIA Motors to take lead in …
  • On New Year’s Eve send peace and light circling the globe 28 Dec 2018 22:29 LAYTONVILLE, Calif. — December 27, 2018: Peace Fires is bringing the ancient practice of gathering around a fire together with the modern technology of the internet in a call for world peace and healing on New Year’s Eve. Peace Fires is connecting people …
  • Kia Motors India gifts Niro EV, Niro Hybrid, and Niro Plug-in Hybrid to Andhra Pradesh government 07 Dec 2018 13:04 KIA Motors India, Ananthpur Plant Tour Kia Motors India has gifted one of each Niro model–Hybrid, Plug-in Hybrid and EV–to the Andhra Pradesh government. Kia Motors India signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the state of Andhra Pradesh to …
  • Kia Motors to begin production in Andhra Pradesh mid-2019 06 Dec 2018 13:44 Kia would partner with the government to develop local electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure, including vehicle-charging stations. Photo: AFP Amaravati: Korean carmaker Kia Motors Thursday said production of its made-in-India cars would begin in the second …
  • Rail track-doubling work on three sections faces hurdles 26 Nov 2018 12:31 BENGALURU: South Western Railway’s track-doubling work in three sections appears to have run into several problems. While doubling work on Toranagallu-Ranjitpura (22.9km) is awaiting the railway board’s sanction, the Birur-Shivamogga (60km) section has …
  • Families enjoy freedom brunch 04 Sep 2018 15:08 The Freedom Buffet that was held at Le Meridien in Bangalore was a heartwarming family affair. On offer at the lunch and dinner buffet was a rich spread of the best Indian dishes, which many people were seen relishing with their families. 01 / 7 / …
  • Three of a family from JP Nagar killed in Anantapur district 06 Aug 2018 16:12 By Express News Service BENGALURU:A family of three died on the spot after their speeding car crashed into a truck in Penukonda in Andhra Pradesh’s Anantapur district on Sunday morning. The kin of the deceased alleged that the police did not file a case …
  • Two Kailash pilgrims from Andhra Pradesh die of heart attack 04 Jul 2018 02:36 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Two pilgrims from Andhra Pradesh who were stranded in Nepal due to bad weather conditions died of cardiac arrest triggered by altitude sickness. Grandhi Subba Rao from Kakinada died after suffering a heart attack at …
  • 2,000 to undergo skill training at Kia Motors 21 Jun 2018 00:49 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA/ANANTAPUR: Kia Motors, in partnership with the Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation (APSSDC), has selected 2,000 candidates for skill training workshop. These candidates were shortlisted from over 4,000 …
  • Kapil Dev to spruce up two golf courses in State 06 Mar 2018 05:46 Legendary Indian cricketer Kapil Dev has agreed to play a crucial role in the promotion of golf in Andhra Pradesh and soon he will be preparing two golf courses, spruced up keeping in mind the foreign investors and tourists. The ace cricket all-rounder is …
  • Naidu reiterates demand for SCS 23 Feb 2018 05:47 Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday demanded that the Centre fulfil its promise of according Special Category Status (SCS) to Andhra Pradesh as the same was also being extended to other States. Addressing a public meeting after attending the …
  • ‘Why Andhra Pradesh is being denied Special Category Status when some enjoy it?’ 22 Feb 2018 22:33 VIJAYAWADA: Yet again raising the issue of Special Category Status, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has demanded to know why the Central Government is denying it to Andhra Pradesh when it has accorded the same to other States. Addressing a public …
  • Bandh: Mixed response in Chittoor, TDP joins protest 09 Feb 2018 03:35 The State bandh call given by the Opposition parties, demanding justice to A.P. as per the provisions of the State Reorganisation Act, evoked mixed response in Chittoor district while it was near total in Anantapur district. In Tirupati, the shutdown was …
  • 161-km suburban route for city gets railway nod 07 Feb 2018 01:01 BENGALURU: The over two-decade-old demand for a suburban railway network for the city has finally been met by the Railways with the project and amount approved for it in the Railway budget 2018-2019. Meanwhile, a 142-km corridor costing Rs 12,061 crore has …
  • Activists submit wish list to railways 30 Jan 2018 15:17 DH News Service, Bengaluru, Jan 30 2018, 18:56 IST File photo for representation. A 170 km suburban rail network for Bengaluru, electrification of major lines and completion of new lines in Gadag, Bagalkot and Raichur sections are some of the demands …
  • HC directs CB-CID to re-investigate case against Satya Sai Central Trust member 19 Jan 2018 05:31 HYDERABAD: The High Court has recently directed the CB-CID of Andhra Pradesh to re-investigate and to file a final report in the case registered by the Puttaparthy police against Satya Sai Central Trust member RJ Ratnakar based on the complaint filed by …
  • A Korean ‘township’ coming up in Anantapur 06 Jan 2018 05:46 A “mini South Korean township” is coming up in Anantapur town, about 60 km from the under-construction automobile manufacturing facility of South Korean car major, KIA Motors, near Penukonda. With the work on the KIA factory on the outskirts of Penukonda …
  • Manipal hospitals may buy Hyderabad's Star Hospitals 28 Dec 2017 11:00 By Baiju Kalesh & CR Sukumar HYDERABAD | MUMBAI: Backed by the investments from global private equity giants, Manipal Hospitals, which has been looking to expand its presence both in India and abroad, is in advanced talks to buy Hyderabad's …
  • Now, ‘Descendant’ of Owk rulers lays claim to Chennampalli Fort 25 Dec 2017 02:54 The 16th century Chennampalli Fort. Workers at the excavation site in Kurnool district | Express KURNOOL: The mystery over ‘mineral exploration’ at the 16th century Chennampalli Fort in Tuggali mandal is deepening day by day. On Sunday, a person claiming …
  • Karnataka 3rd worst in rail electrification, trails behind other southern states 18 Dec 2017 06:46 BENGALURU: Karnataka is among the three worst states in the country with regard to electrification of railway lines, behind only Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh. According to the railway ministry, only 19 of existing lines in Karnataka are electrified, while …
  • Naidu’s building a new Andhra Pradesh 28 Nov 2017 16:17 A range of foreign investors are flocking to the State, thanks to the Chief Minister’s initiative November 28, 2017:   Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu’s a man in a tearing hurry. He’s determined to turn his truncated Andhra Pradesh into …
  • Kia Motors appoints Manohar Bhatt as sales head for India operations 26 Nov 2017 17:06 Kia will set up its first manufacturing facility in India in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh, with an investment of $1 billion. Photo: AFP New Delhi: Kia Motors Co., the wholly-owned subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Co., has appointed Manohar Bhatt as its …
  • 16 special trains to clear rush of passengers 24 Oct 2017 03:20 VIJAYAWADA: In order to clear extra rush of passengers, the South Central Railway (SCR) will operate 16 special trains on Kacheguda-Kakinada Port route and Kacheguda-Krishnarajapuram route from November 3, according to a press release issued here on Monday …
  • Revanth Reddy looks set to join Congress 18 Oct 2017 15:30 Hyderabad: Speculation of Telangana Telugu Desam Working President A Revanth Reddy joining Congress party has intensified with his open attack on senior ministers of TDP government in Andhra Pradesh. In a clear indication the leader from Telangana had …
  • Babu eats Rs 50 crore off Anganwadi meals, caught 05 Oct 2017 05:51 ANANTAPUR : ACB officials on Wednesday raided properties of Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) senior assistant Kovuru Venkata Narayana Reddy in the district, unearthing assets worth Rs 50 crore and disproportionate to the known sources of the …
  • ACB discovers assets worth Rs 50 crore held by ICDS officer in Andhra Pradesh 04 Oct 2017 10:03 Image used for representational purpose only. ANANTAPUR: Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials raided the properties of Integrated Child Development (ICDS) senior assistant Narayana Reddy in Anantapur, Penukonda and Nadimi Doddi in Narpala mandal on …
  • 52 special trains to clear passenger rush from June 30 21 Jun 2017 04:25 HYDERABAD: To clear the extra rush of passengers, 52 special trains will be run between Kacheguda-Kakinada Port and Kacheguda-Krishnarajapuram. Train 07425 Kacheguda-Kakinada Port special train will leave Kacheguda at 6:45 pm on June 30, July 7, 14, 21, 28 …
  • The drought train to Raichur 09 Jun 2017 01:15 RAICHUR:The Link Express steams into Raichur’s main railway station at 9.30 am every day. Even as it slows down to stop, frantic men and women jump down from the compartments, lunch boxes in hand, and sprint to the exit. There are motorcycles waiting …
  • Kia to start India campaign in AP with $1.1-b plant 27 Apr 2017 17:54 Korean major to roll out sedan, SUV by 2019; boost for Chandrababu Naidu’s auto hub Hyderabad, April 27:   In a major boost to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu’s plans to develop an automotive hub, Korean company Kia Motors has decided to …
  • KIA to set up manufacturing plant in Anantapuramu district 27 Apr 2017 07:56 The company has signed MoU with Andhra Pradesh Government. Amaravati: The Seoul-based Kia Motors Corporation today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Andhra Pradesh government for setting up a car manufacturing plant in Anantapuramu district. …
  • Kia in final stage of talks to build plant in India: official 19 Apr 2017 04:00 Kia Motors Corp., South Korea's second-biggest carmaker by sales, is in the final stage of talks with India over the building of its first plant in the fast-growing automobile market, a company official said Wednesday. "We have searched for the …
  • Kia to ink pact with Andhra Pradesh govt for setting up manufacturing unit 17 Apr 2017 22:01 South Korea’s second largest carmaker, Kia Motors, will end its five-year evaluation on India entry when the company signs a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Andhra Pradesh (AP) government later this month for setting up a factory. State …
  • Andhra govt starts acquisition of 600 acres for Kia Motors facility 15 Apr 2017 17:35 Hyundai Motor Company’s sister concern Kia Motors is all set to establish its first Indian manufacturing facility in Andhra Pradesh as the state government has initiated the process for acquisition of land meant for the company’s operations. Recent reports …
  • Andhra initiates acquisition of 600 acres for Kia Motors facility 14 Apr 2017 16:25 Hyundai Motor Company's sister concern Kia Motors is all set to establish its first Indian manufacturing facility in Andhra Pradesh as the state government has initiated the process for acquisition of land meant for the company's operations. …
  • Man brutally killed at Medchal 15 Jan 2017 07:36 Hyderabad: A man was brutally killed at Medchal. According to sources police recovered the body of 34-year-old, Saleem Pasha, a driver by occupation. On a tip-off police reached Penukonda and conducted panchnama. According to police sources, Saleem Pasha …
  • Double murder plan foiled in Anantapur district 20 Jan 2021 06:01 The Kalyandurg police in Anantapur district, with the help of Central Crime Station here, foiled a double murder attempt and arrested six persons, including those who provided explosives to the culprits, on Tuesday. The police also recovered 23 improvised …
  • Andhra temple desecrations: treasure hunters to drunks 18 Jan 2021 03:48 Amid a political row in Andhra Pradesh over a series of incidents of vandalism of temples, with the ruling party and the Opposition pointing fingers at each other, The Indian Express has found that police investigations into these incidents show that the …
  • Why re-lay foundation of old project, TDP to govt. 25 Nov 2020 12:09 The Telugu Desam Party(TDP) has questioned the re-laying of the foundation for the expansion (up-gradation) project of 31 hospitals in the State by Municipal Administration Minister Botcha Satyanarayana and R&B Minister M. Sankaranarayana at Rayadurg …
  • A.P. will have 25 or 26 districts soon: Botcha 24 Nov 2020 07:29 The State will very soon have 25 or 26 districts once all the aspects related to the creation of the new districts are discussed and sorted out, Minister for Municipal Administration Botcha Satyanarayana told the media here on Monday, after laying the …
  • Andhra Pradesh collector for a day, this school student paves way 12 Oct 2020 03:38 By Express News Service ANANTAPUR: M Sravani, an Intermediate student of KGBV in Mudigubba of Anantapur, will never forget October 11, 2020. She got a chance to sign two important files — granting Rs 25,000 as compensation to victims of sexual assault, and …
  • Once brimming irrigation tank turns bone dry 10 Oct 2020 09:35 Borewells sunk become defunct despite district receiving 100% excess rainfall in September More than 100 borewells dug in the past one year, a majority of them during the pandemic, have gone dry, and Pathacheruvu, a village in Kalyandurg mandal of …
  • RTA unearths major scam related to theft of cars 25 Sep 2020 13:54 The Road Transport Authority officials in Anantapur unearthed a major scam in which a gang worked like a well-oiled machine and cheated several people, stole their cars and hoodwinked the Andhra Pradesh Transport Department to avoid paying lifetime road …
  • Andhra govt to set up four mega energy plants in Rayalaseema 30 Jul 2020 03:40 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: After unveiling the Andhra Pradesh Renewable Energy Export Policy, 2020, to promote the establishment of renewable power plants in the State, the Energy department has accelerated efforts to start the development of Ultra …
  • India, US 'most essential' countries for global peace: Texas Governor Greg Abbott 25 Jun 2020 05:27 By PTI HOUSTON: The US and India, as the world's two leading democracies, can provide a balance globally and are the "most essential" countries to ensure peace and prosperity, Texas Governor Greg Abbott has said. Participating in a webinar …
  • Leopard found dead at Kalyandurg in Anantapur 18 May 2020 00:46 Hyderabad: A leopard was found dead under suspicious circumstances in the revenue land hillocks of Kambaduru in Rayadurg range of Anantapur district in Andhra Pradesh. According to forest officials, the claws, teeth and skin of the leopard are intact. “It …
  • 35 fresh cases push COVID-19 tally to 349 in Andhra Pradesh; death toll reaches five 09 Apr 2020 06:37 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State recorded 35 fresh COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, taking the total number of positive cases to 349. Those who tested positive include two doctors and two nurses at the Government General Hospital in Anantapur. …
  • Guntur hospital death not due to COVID-19, confirm results 22 Mar 2020 04:35 By Express News Service GUNTUR/KAKINADA/ANANTAPUR/NELLORE/VIJAYAWADA: The doctors at Guntur Fever Hospital, who were anxiously waiting for the results of 55-year-old man’s samples sent to Virology Research and Diagnosis Lab (VRDL) at Sri …
  • Chartered plane makes emergency landing in Andhra’s Anantapur 17 Feb 2020 15:24 A chartered single-engine plane Cirrus SR22 (VT-VDN) made an emergency landing in the fields of Eradikera village of Bhrahmasamudram mandal of Anantapur district, close to the Karnataka border on Monday morning. The four-seater plane, carrying two persons …
  • Bengaluru Suburban rail to cost Rs 23k crore 06 Feb 2020 02:48 By Express News Service BENGALURU: In a move that has surprised even top railway officials associated with the Suburban Rail Project for the city, the project cost has been revised to Rs 23,050 crore, up from Rs 18,621 crore estimated in the Detailed …
  • Cut red tape, graft at grassroots, Secretariat recruits told 01 Oct 2019 06:51 Decentralisation of administration is a boon and you all are becoming part of a historic occasion, said Anantapur Urban MLA Anantha Venkatarami Reddy at the launching of the Village and Ward Secretariats and formal handing over of appointment orders to …
  • Three bears attack farmer in Kalyandurg 28 Sep 2019 09:30 Three bears attacked a farmer at Duradakunta village in Kalyandurg mandal of Anantapur while he went there alone for farming work in the early hours of Saturday. The farmer Karenna Chowdary, 45, was alone at the field at the time of the incident and could …
  • Andhra Pradesh: 11 infant deaths in 12 days, govt orders inquiry 14 Jun 2019 11:00 Doctors said that out of the four babies who died on June 9-10, three were referred to from other hospitals while one was born at the hospital. (Representational) Days after the death of 11 infants at the Anantapur Government Hospital, the Andhra Pradesh …
  • Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Telugu parties all set for D-Day 22 May 2019 19:42 Hyderabad: Forty-two long days after the April 11 elections, all claims and counterclaims, speculation and expectation will be put to the final test when the EVMs start reeling out the numbers from 8 am on Thursday. While the TRS had sought a clean sweep …
  • Indian elections 2019: Stage... 10 Apr 2019 08:19 The polling will be held in 7 phases across the country. The stage is set for polling in 91 Lok Sabha constituencies across 20 states and Union Territories on Thursday in the first of seven-phased polls to elect a new government at the Centre. Voting for …
  • Indian elections 2019: Stage set for polling... 10 Apr 2019 05:52 The polling will be held in 7 phases across the country. The stage is set for polling in 91 Lok Sabha constituencies across 20 states and Union Territories on Thursday in the first of seven-phased polls to elect a new government at the Centre. Voting for …
  • Stage set for polling in 91 LS seats, 4 Assemblies 10 Apr 2019 05:07 New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The stage is set for polling in 91 Lok Sabha constituencies across 20 states and Union Territories on Thursday in the first of seven-phased polls to elect a new government at the Centre. Voting for Assembly polls will also be …
  • Total recall: Twists and turns in the electrifying campaign 10 Apr 2019 03:06 By Express News Service The acerbic campaigning for high stakes simultaneous elections to Lok Sabha and State Assembly ended on Tuesday. The electioneering had been anything but decent, with leaders of TDP and YSRC often hurling choicest expletives at each …
  • Rahul Gandhi to address poll rallies in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka today 01 Apr 2019 12:58 Category: Andhra Pradesh, News Posted by Neha Published: Mar 31, 2019, 8:59 am IST Updated: Mar 31, 2019, 8:59 am IST Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh): Congress President Rahul Gandhi will on Sunday sound the poll bugle by addressing two election rallies in …
  • Raghuveera applies for Kalyandurg seat in Anantapur 08 Feb 2019 04:25 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The candidate selection process in the Congress state unit for the upcoming Assembly and general elections has commenced on Thursday with receipt of applications from ticket aspirants. On the first day, 204 applications …
  • Interim budget: Rs 1,828 crore set aside for railway projects in South Western Railway 02 Feb 2019 01:52 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The interim Union Budget presented on Friday has earmarked Rs 1,828 crore as budgetary grant for the South Western Railway (SWR) zone for 2019-2020, an increase of 20% over the sum provided for 2018-2019. No new project …
  • Will play kingmaker ifpeople bless us: Naidu 11 Oct 2018 14:41 “Having a Prime Minister of our choice is important to protect the interests of Andhra Pradesh and the Telugu Desam Party will be in a position to play a key role if people send all our candidates to the Lok Sabha in the coming elections,” said Chief …
  • Out On the Town: D.C. arts & entertainment highlights — September 27-October 3 28 Sep 2018 17:49 Manmade LOVE, GILDA Back in the ’70s, when Saturday Night Live was in its infancy — and still fresh — Gilda Radner stood out as one of the show’s most vibrant lights. Her most iconic characters — Emily Litella, Lisa Loopner, and Roseanne Roseannadanna — …
  • Critic's Notebook: An Enchanted Evening of Indian Dance Under a Turner Sky 16 Aug 2017 19:28 Monday’s event closed with Parul Shah’s display of contemporary Kathak, in which the virtuosically rhythmic turns of the traditional genre alternated with an entirely modern, often expressionist, use of the torso and limbs. Her solo, superbly married to …
  • No proper food or medication, say students 07 Aug 2017 03:54 ANANTAPUR: Why are ACB sleuths conducting raids on the social welfare hostels in Anantapur is one question that is bothering people of the district. The answer of the ACB officials is simple, the number of officials of these hostels indulging in corrupt …
  • TDP leader killed over property dispute? 04 Aug 2017 06:08 Valmiki Federation Corporation Director Boya Badanna ANANTAPUR: Valmiki Federation Corporation Director Boya Badanna (66) was brutally murdered by miscreants at Golla village in Kalyandurg mandal, while he was going for a morning walk on Thursday.  …
  • Mother and son gather supporters for extreme hopscotch 21 Jul 2017 20:07 Parking spaces were turned into colorful chalk hopscotch grids at the Recess Olympics, the first Hopping 4 A Cure for multiple sclerosis fundraiser. "We just hopped into Boca," said Marla Jaffe with her son David Nassau, 23, who turned the …
  • Med student walked 3 miles on hands, seeking world record, charity funds 26 Jun 2017 21:35 June 26 (UPI) -- A Florida man walked more than 3 miles on his hands in hopes of breaking a world record and raising funds for charity. Ashwin Kalyandurg, 22, walked 3.17 miles on his hands, surpassing a 2002 Guinness World Record by 100 meters, during an …
  • Handwalker breaks Guinness Book of World Records in Boca Raton 26 Jun 2017 16:40 Ashwin Kalyandurg, a 22-year-old medical student at Nova Southeastern University, lent a helping hand to four charities last week. Two hands, in fact. He surpassed the Guinness Book of World Records’ record for handwalking by walking 5.1 kilometers (3.2 …
  • Five killed in lightning strike in Andhra Pradesh 15 May 2017 02:42 ANANTAPUR: Five people taking shelter from thunder storm in Kalugodu village of Gummagatta mandal in Anantapur district were killed when lightning struck the small shed they had gathered in. Boya Obanna, a 25-year-old from the village along with two others …
  • 18 diverting reasons to leave the house this week 25 Jan 2017 10:13 Thursday, 1/26 Rich the Kid @ The Crofoot Rich the Kid may only be 24 years old, but he’s done a whole lot with those years. In addition to his 16 mixtapes, he’s also started his own record label, Rich Forever, and has collaborated with the likes of …