• Karnataka’s new cases were at a peak in September 01 Dec 2020 17:22 Kerala reported 5,375 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, testing 58,809 samples in 24 hours, taking the State’s cumulative case burden to 6,08,357 cases. The test positivity rate was 9.14%. Another 26 deaths were recorded on Tuesday. Thiruvananthapuram, …
  • Is the ‘second wave’ coming in Andhra Pradesh? 01 Dec 2020 11:05 Though there are no clear indications of resurgence of COVID-19 in the State as of now amidst a steady downward trend in cases for two months, many consider it a possibility and authorities say they are prepared to face such an eventuality With several …
  • COVID-19 | A.P. reports lowest single-day tally in five months 01 Dec 2020 05:58 The State reported 381 new COVID-19 infections, the lowest single-day tally in over five months, and four new deaths in 24 hours ending Monday morning. The lowest number of infections could be attributed to the decreasing positivity rate and also …
  • COVID-19: Only 381 infections emerge in 24 hours 01 Dec 2020 02:33 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With just 381 Covid-19 infections emerging in the 24 hours ending Monday 9 am, Andhra Pradesh has reported its lowest single-day spike in months. All districts reported under 100 cases each, and the highest daily growth …
  • "Nivar cyclone extensively damaged crops in over 6.59 lakh Hectares" 30 Nov 2020 13:42 Amaravati: The Nivar cyclone last week caused extensive damage to crops in over 6.59 lakh hectares in different districts of Andhra Pradesh, state Agriculture Minister K Kanna Babu said on Monday. Initiating a short discussion on agriculture in the …
  • Tamil Nadu woman spends a night in the middle of a river in spate, rescued later 29 Nov 2020 22:49 Express News Service VELLORE: Not many in Tamil Nadu know that the River Koundinya flows into Vellore from Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh. But, 55-yearold Ellammal knew it like the back of her hand. She and her husband Muniappan earned a living raising pigs on …
  • Coronavirus | Andhra Pradesh claims 1.13% positivity rate 29 Nov 2020 20:54 Kerala was on the threshold of six-lakh COVID-19 cases on Sunday, with the State reporting 5,643 new cases from 49,775 samples. The test positivity rate continued in the 9-11% range rising a bit to 11.34% on Sunday. Also, 5,861 COVID-19 patients got …
  • Ather Electric Scooter Owner Achieves 139 kms Range On Single Charge 29 Nov 2020 15:12 Image – HarshaVardhan Multiple Ather electric scooter owners have claimed to have achieved range which is higher than the company claimed range of 107 kms With electric mobility solutions slowly gaining feet in the country, electric scooters have …
  • State reports second-lowest single-day tally 29 Nov 2020 09:26 The State reported 625 new COVID infections and five deaths in the past 24 hours ending Saturday morning. It was the second-lowest single-day tally in the past five months. The tally increased to 8,67,063 and the toll reached 6,981. Meanwhile, 1,186 …
  • AP's low-lying villages alongside Penna river marooned 29 Nov 2020 07:41 Nellore:  Several low-lying villages along the Penna river in Nellore district were inundated after officials released of more than 2.8 lakh cusecs of water from the Somasila reservoir. The reservoir had received 2.63 lakh cusecs of water on Saturday. …
  • Jagan announces ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakhs to the kin of 8 persons succumbed to cyclone 29 Nov 2020 07:41 Nellore:  Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has announced an ex gratia of Rs 5 lakh each to the next of kin of eight persons (six in Chittoor and two in Kadapa districts) who died in the heavy rains triggered by cyclone Nivar. The Chief Minister made …
  • Cyclone Nivar claims eight lives in AP 28 Nov 2020 20:03 VIJAYAWADA: Heavy rainfall under the influence of Nivar cyclonic storm has claimed eight lives, including six in Chittoor and two in Kadapa, while four persons went missing in the state. Based on a preliminary assessment, as the rainfall had a major impact …
  • Cold conditions prevail in north India, heavy rainfall likely in southern states from Dec 1 28 Nov 2020 18:39 NEW DELHI: Gulmarg in Kashmir shivered at minus 5.6 degrees Celsius on Saturday as cold conditions prevailed in most parts of north India, while the IMD said the southern states are likely to receive heavy rainfall from December 1. Eight people were killed …
  • Cyclone Nivar | A.P. CM announces ₹5 lakh ex-gratia to the kin of eight deceased 28 Nov 2020 11:06 Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has announced an ex-gratia of ₹5 lakh to the next of kin of the eight persons who died due to the impact of Cyclone Nivar in the State. Of the eight, six belonged to Chittoor district and two to Kadapa. …
  • Andhra Pradesh to cross one crore Covid tests mark in a day or two 28 Nov 2020 07:04 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Covid-19 count in Andhra Pradesh increased to 8,66,438 with another 733 cases being reported in the last 24 hours ending Friday 9 am. As many as 1,205 patients discharged from different Covid-19 hospitals across the …
  • Toll rises to 3, six of family rescued from River Pincha 28 Nov 2020 04:56 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The toll in rain-related incidents increased to three in the State. The severe cyclonic storm Nivar triggered incessant rains in several districts, damaging agriculture crops and basic infrastructure. NDRF teams found …
  • Evacuated families to get Rs 500; subsidy for affected ryots 28 Nov 2020 02:36 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday directed officials to pay Rs 500 as immediate aid to the families in relief camps. After a detailed discussion at the Cabinet meeting held on Friday, he told the officials …
  • Lakes brimming: Flood warning for 96 villages  28 Nov 2020 00:17 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Public Works Department has issued flood warnings to 96 villages in Kancheepuram, Chengalpattu and Tiruvannamalai districts. Several waterbodies have reached their full capacity owing to heavy rains in the past few days and …
  • Nivar weakens into low-pressure area over south Andhra 27 Nov 2020 13:09 By IANS AMARAVATI: The very severe cyclonic storm Nivar weakened into a well-marked, low-pressure area over south coastal Andhra Pradesh and adjoining west central Bay of Bengal by Friday morning. "The associated cyclonic circulation now extends up to …
  • Nivar weakens; widespread rain likely in next two days over A.P. 27 Nov 2020 08:47 The very severe cyclonic storm Nivar moved west and crossed Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts near Puducherry in the early hours of Thursday as a very severe cyclonic storm, with estimated wind speeds of 120-130 km/hr, gusting to 145 km/hr. It …
  • 1,031 new COVID-19 cases and eight deaths in Andhra Pradesh 27 Nov 2020 08:47 The State has reported 1,031 new COVID-19 infections and eight deaths in the 24 hours ending Thursday morning, taking the tally to 8,65,705 and the toll to 6,970. The mortality rate was put at 0.81%. More 1,081 patients recovered during the period taking …
  • Parts of Vellore flooded, 679 persons evacuated in overnight rescue operation 27 Nov 2020 08:41 Express News Service VELLORE, TIRUVANNAMALAI: Certain parts of Vellore district have been affected by flooding and inundation due to heavy downpour bringing copious flow and discharge of huge quantity of water from an Andhra Pradesh reservoir. As many as …
  • Toll due to cyclone Nivar in Andhra Pradesh increases to three 27 Nov 2020 08:41 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The toll increased to three since Wednesday evening in the rain-related incidents due to cyclone Nivar in Andhra Pradesh.  NDRF personnel retrieved the body of 30-year-old farmer Prasad, who was washed away in …
  • Three farmers trapped in Rallamadugu project, two rescued 27 Nov 2020 04:56 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A farmer was washed away while two others were rescued by police after they were trapped in the overflowing Rallamadugu project in Yerpedu mandal of Chittoor district. According to police, Venkatesh (21), Ramesh (21) and …
  • Cyclone Nivar snaps road links in Nellore, Chittoor and Kadapa; farmer washed away 27 Nov 2020 04:56 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA/NELLORE/CHITTOOR/KADAPA: Heavy rains battered Nellore, Chittoor and Kadapa districts on Thursday under the impact of severe cyclone Nivar, which crossed the coast near Puducherry around 2.30 am. Though there …
  • Cyclone Nivar rips apart villages in Andhra Pradesh 27 Nov 2020 04:55 Nellore: Cyclone Nivar has thrown life out of gear in Nellore and Chittoor districts, apart from other districts in the Rayalaseema region. Under the influence of the Cyclone, heavy downpour associated with gale winds uprooted as many as 800 electric poles …
  • The day after storm 27 Nov 2020 00:22 By Express News Service Rail, road and air travel resume on Thursday. Chennai Port too opened gates to vehicular transport, Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam visited many areas in Chennai on Thursday and distributed aid, Rainwater entered postoperative …
  • Cyclone Nivar brings torrential rains to Andhra Pradesh, one dead 26 Nov 2020 12:39 Normal life was thrown out of gear as heavy to extremely heavy rainfall ranging from 6 cm to 30 cm battered at least half of Andhra Pradesh under the influence of cyclone Nivar, leaving one dead. Another farmer was feared washed away while NDRF personnel …
  • Cyclone Nivar | CM Jagan asks officials to stay alert 26 Nov 2020 10:30 Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy instructed officials to take all steps to contain the damage caused by cyclone Nivar, which made landfall off Tamil Nadu coast in the early hours of Thursday. Taking stock of the rainfall triggered by the severe …
  • Cyclone Nivar starts landfall close to Puducherry 26 Nov 2020 07:11 Chennai, Nov 25 (IANS) The very severe cyclonic storm Nivar has begun its landfall close to the Puducherry coast and its centre will cross the coast near the Union Territory in three hours time, the India Meteorological Department said on late Wednesday. …
  • ‘Nivar’ crosses Puducherry coast, weakens as severe cyclone 26 Nov 2020 06:18 The very severe cyclone ‘Nivar’ began the elaborate landfall process over the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts near Puducherry from 11.30 pm into the midnight of Wednesday and 2.30 am early this (Thursday) morning, with the India Meteorological Department …
  • Cyclone Nivar crosses Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, felling trees, disrupting power supply 26 Nov 2020 05:51 Cyclone Nivar to make landfall tomorrow; southern states gear up, Tamil Nadu releases helpline The very severe cyclonic storm Nivar, crossed the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coast late night and early Thursday morning with an estimated wind speed of 120-130 …
  • Cyclone Nivar will fizzle out into low pressure area by Friday morning: IMD 26 Nov 2020 04:56 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The very severe cyclonic storm Nivas, which made landfall north of Pondicherry near Marakkam belt, would fizzle out into a low pressure by the wee hours of Friday, according to the Indian Meteorological Department. The …
  • Sighting of elephant herd near fringe villages sparks panic 26 Nov 2020 04:20 Fear gripped residents in villages bordering with Tamil Nadu, in Chittoor rural and Gudipala mandals, as an elephant herd was sighted moving closer to human habitations. The herd was first sighted around 11 p.m. on Tuesday, but its movement became …
  • Cyclone Nivar live updates | Centre of storm crosses T.N., Puducherry coasts, set to weaken further in next 3 hours 26 Nov 2020 04:19 Cyclone Nivar made landfall near Puducherry, south of Chennai as a very severe cyclonic storm. The landfall that started from 11.30 pm. on Wednesday night lasted till 2.30 a.m. on Thursday. The severe cyclonic storm Nivar now lay centered over north …
  • Cyclon Nivar spares Chennai, to drench rest of North Tamil Nadu and parts of Andhra Pradesh 25 Nov 2020 20:18 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chennai seems to be off the hook, as far as serious damage from Cyclone Nivar goes. The very severe cyclonic storm, which kept everyone waiting with bated breath, began making landfall at around 10.30pm on Wednesday night. …
  • 6,000 people evacuated from coastal hamlets in A.P. 25 Nov 2020 20:09 Incessant rain lashed south coastal Andhra Pradesh under the influence of severe cyclonic storm Nivar over southwest Bay of Bengal, which intensified into a very severe cyclonic storm on Wednesday. The SPSR Nellore district administration began evacuation …
  • Cyclone Nivar keeps everyone waiting, landfall near Puducherry post-midnight 25 Nov 2020 17:40 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Severe cyclonic storm "Nivar" has kept the entire state machinery waiting to shift gears at will.  The slow-moving storm is expected to make the landfall post Wednesday midnight. It has weakened and gained …
  • Over 1 lakh evacuated from Tamil Nadu, Puducherry in view of cyclone Nivar: NDRF DG 25 Nov 2020 17:19 NEW DELHI: Over one lakh people have been evacuated from the coastal areas of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in order to "tide over the worst challenge" put up by Cyclone Nivar that is expected to make a landfall in the early hours of Thursday, the …
  • Weather: Heavy rain, wind lash Tamil Nadu, Puducherry as Nivar nears coast 25 Nov 2020 16:19 Tamil Nadu and Puducherry went on high alert as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) elevated the ‘severe’ Nivar to a ‘very severe cyclone’ on Wednesday evening. The system was headed to the coast between Karaikal and Mamallapuram, and expected to …
  • Very severe cyclonic storm Nivar to cross Tamil Nadu/ Puducherry coast midnight 25 Nov 2020 09:51 Prakasam: Fishermen pull their boats along the shore before the landfall of Cyclone Nivar, at Kothapatnam in Prakasam district, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020. (PTI) Chennai, Nov 25 (IANS): Severe cyclonic storm Nivar is expected to cross Tamil Nadu and Puducherry …
  • Cyclone Nivar: Andhra CM orders state machinery to be ready 25 Nov 2020 08:04 In the light of severe cyclonic storm Nivar poised to strike Tamil Nadu and parts of his state, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy sounded an alert on Tuesday and instructed the state machinery to be prepared. In a review meeting with …
  • Cyclone Nivar: Andhra CM Jagan Mohan Reddy orders state machinery to be alert 25 Nov 2020 07:12 Amaravati: In the light of severe cyclonic storm Nivar poised to strike Tamil Nadu and parts of his state, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy sounded an alert on Tuesday and instructed the state machinery to be prepared. In a review …
  • Weather: ‘Nivar’ ratchets up as severe cyclone 25 Nov 2020 03:49 Cyclone ‘Nivar’ intensified into a severe cyclone on Tuesday night and lay over the South-West Bay of Bengal about 310 km East-South-East of Cuddalore, about 320 km east South-East of Puducherry and 380 km South-South-East of Chennai. It could intensify …
  • Andhra Pradesh coronavirus tally grows by 1,085 cases 25 Nov 2020 03:48 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh added 1,085 new cases to its coronavirus tally on Tuesday, taking the gross positives to 8,63,843 lakh. In the same period, 1,447 patients got cured and eight more succumbed, the latest bulletin released …
  • Coronavirus | Kerala, A.P. show flat case graph 24 Nov 2020 23:18 Kerala reported a slight drop in test positivity rate for COVID-19 on Tuesday, at 9.04%, and added 5,420 new cases of infection. The State tested 59,983 samples. Total new cases – 37,609 – registered between Nov 15-21, was lower than the previous week (Nov …
  • Coastal Tamil Nadu braces for very severe cyclone Nivar 24 Nov 2020 23:18 Heavy rainfall, squally winds likely; A.P., Telangana, Karnataka on high alert; CM declares public holiday on November 25; 22 NDRF teams on standby. Cyclone Nivar over southwest Bay of Bengal has moved westwards and lay about 380 km east-southeast of …
  • Cyclone Nivar: Puducherry Govt Imposes Section 144, Trains Cancelled In Kerala, TN 24 Nov 2020 22:09 The deep depression over Bay of Bengal intensified into a cyclone and is likely to cross the coast between Tamil Nadu and Puducherry as a severe storm on Wednesday, officials said. All government officials have been put on high alert in Tamil Nadu and the …
  • Cyclone Nivar Likely To Intensify Into Very Severe Cyclonic Storm: IMD Director 24 Nov 2020 22:08 Cyclone Nivar is expected to intensify into a 'very severe cyclonic storm' and cross Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts between Karaikal and Mamallapuram on the late evening of November 25, IMD Director General Mrutunjay Mohapatra said on Tuesday. …
  • GAIL proposes Kondapalli-Tirupati natural gas pipeline 24 Nov 2020 19:45 State-owned GAIL is planning a 450-km pipeline from Kondapalli, near Vijayawada, to Tirupati for supplying natural gas to industries and city gas distribution projects. Though the proposed infrastructure is for catering to consumers in Andhra Pradesh, the …
  • Cyclone Nivar: 22 teams available on ground, 8 teams on standby, informs NDRF DG 24 Nov 2020 19:26 Nov 24, 2020, 10:41PM ISTSource: ANIAhead of ‘Cyclone Nivar’, a total of 22 teams are available on the ground and 8 teams are on the standby, informed SN Pradhan, Director General, National Disaster Response Force while addressing a press conference in …
  • Andhra Pradesh braces for Cyclone Nivar, CM asks officials to gear up for any eventuality 24 Nov 2020 13:23 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With Cyclone Nivar hurtling towards the south coast of Andhra Pradesh, the state government has sounded a high alert in all districts, particularly Nellore, Chittoor and three other Rayalaseema districts. In its special …
  • Weather: ‘Nivar’ may become dangerous very severe cyclone 24 Nov 2020 10:56 India Meteorological Department (IMD) has upgraded the tropical threat from cyclone ‘Nivar’ to a dangerous very severe cyclone aiming to hit the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts between Karaikal and Mamallapuram late into Wednesday evening. Earlier on …
  • New oil terminal worth Rs 900 crore at Vallur will supply fuel products to Chennai, adjoining districts 24 Nov 2020 08:44 Express News Service CHENNAI: Indian Oil Corporation will be building a new oil terminal at Vallur and a captive Jetty near Kamarajar Port to handle petroleum products.  The Petroleum Terminal in Vallur will come up in an area of 100 acres near Kamarajar …
  • Weather: Cyclone ‘Nivar’ eyes Puducherry coast for landfall 24 Nov 2020 07:24 Monday’s depression over the South-West Bay of Bengal intensified into a deep depression into the same night and further into tropical cyclone ‘Nivar’ this (Tuesday) morning, located about 410 km East-South-East of Puducherry and 450 km South-East of …
  • President Ram Nath Kovind to visit Tirumala today 23 Nov 2020 23:55 TIRUPATI: With President Ram Nath Kovind scheduled to visit the hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala on Tuesday, elaborate security arrangements have been put in place by the Tirupati Urban police wing. On their part, Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams …
  • Andhra Pradesh reports low positivity of 1.12% 23 Nov 2020 17:31 Once again, with testing dipping to 35,659 samples, coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Kerala dropped to 3,757 on Monday. However, the test positivity rate remained at 10.54%, similar to last week. The Health Department added 22 more deaths to the official …
  • Weather: IMD issues severe cyclone warning to TN, Puducherry 23 Nov 2020 10:53 India Meteorological Department (IMD) has upgraded the tropical threat to Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts from a cyclone to severe cyclone, with a causative depression developing traction over the South-West and adjoining South-East Bay of Bengal and …
  • Downward trend of COVID cases continues 23 Nov 2020 09:57 The State has continuously reported less than 2,000 daily COVID-19 infections and an average of 1,300 cases per day in the last fortnight, with 1,121 new infections reported in the 24 hours ending Sunday morning. The positivity rate of the 9.5 lakh samples …
  • Latest: AP's COVID positivity down to 1.56%, lowest in five months 23 Nov 2020 08:42 VIJAYAWADA:  Andhra Pradesh registered 1,121 new Covid-19 cases, apart from 11 additional deaths in the past 24 hours on Sunday. Following this, the overall tally has increased to 8,62,213 while total deaths have reached 6,938, registering a death rate of …
  • Low pressure may cause rains in Andhra Pradesh this week 23 Nov 2020 03:56 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Rains are likely to lash parts of Rayalaseema under the influence of the low pressure area over southwest and adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal. The low pressure is very likely to concentrate into a depression over …
  • 1,160 new cases as A.P.’s COVID-19 tally mounts to 8.61 lakh 22 Nov 2020 05:11 The State has reported 1,160 new COVID-19 infections and seven deaths in the 24 hours ending Saturday morning. The tally climbed to 8,61,092 and the toll to 6,927. With 1,765 patients recovered during the period, the total number of recoveries stands at 8, …
  • 10 deaths and 1,221 new COVID-19 cases in A.P. 21 Nov 2020 10:26 COVID recovery rate increases to 97.41% with more patients getting discharged in 24 hours The State has reported 1,221 new COVID-19 infections and 10 new deaths in the 24 hours ending Friday morning. The tally increased to 8,59,932 and the death toll …
  • Andhra MITS staff member Dr D Yuvarajan among world’s most cited scientists 20 Nov 2020 06:48 By Express News Service TIRUPATI: Dr D Yuvarajan, a senior assistant professor from the department of mechanical engineering, Madanapalle Institute of Technology & Science (MITS) in Chittoor district has found a place in the list that represents the …
  • Pandemic curve dips further in Andhra Pradesh 20 Nov 2020 05:56 The State reported 1,316 new COVID-19 infections and 11 deaths in the 24 hours ending Thursday morning, taking the tally to 8,58,711 and the toll to 6,910. At 1.75%, the single-day positivity rate of the 75,165 tests conducted during the period was the …
  • Kerala records further dip in test positivity at 8.54% 19 Nov 2020 23:35 Kerala registered 5,722 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, when 67,017 samples were tested, showing a further dip in test positivity at 8.54%. The Health department recorded 26 more COVID deaths. Eight deaths were reported from Malappuram, five from Kozhikode …
  • Andhra registers 1k more Covid cases, tally 8.58 lakh 19 Nov 2020 18:09 Share00 Andhra Pradesh has registered 1,316 new Covid positive cases, increasing the state’s tally to 8.58 lakh, even as 1,821 more patients recovered from the virus to outnumber infections on Thursday. West Godavari district accounted for the highest …
  • Andhra to distribute milch cattle under YSR Cheyutha scheme 19 Nov 2020 15:39 Share00 Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy will launch the first phase of milch cattle distribution as part of YSR Cheyutha and Asara schemes on November 26. As many as 4,000 villages in Prakasam, Chittoor and Kadapa districts will be …
  • Madhya Pradesh govt sets up ‘gau cabinet’, first meet of 6 depts on Nov 22 18 Nov 2020 22:49 CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan with his family at Venkateswara temple, in Chittoor district on Wednesday. (PTI)THE BJP government in Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday announced constitution of a “gau cabinet” (cow cabinet), which will have ministers of six departments …
  • CM Shivraj Chouhan, wife offer prayers in Tirumala 18 Nov 2020 10:30 Nov 18, 2020, 03:15PM ISTSource: ANIChief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan and his wife Sadhna Singh Chouhan visited Lord Balaji in Tirumala town of Chittoor district on November 18. They offered prayers at the temple. CM Chouhan said, “I …
  • Three of gang selling ivory tusks caught in Bengaluru 18 Nov 2020 04:38 Representative imageBENGALURU: An interstate gang, which allegedly tried to sell ivory tusks in Bengaluru, has landed in the custody of north division police. Lokesh, 27, Manjunath, 25, and Gopi, 30, residents of Chittoor district in Andhra Pradesh, were …
  • Andhra CM Jagan Mohan Reddy launches interest-free crop loan scheme 18 Nov 2020 04:29 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday released Rs 510 crore interest subsidy for Kharif 2019 crop loans across the State under the YSR Sunna Vaddi Panta Runalu Scheme (interest-free crop loan scheme), benefiting …
  • Five held in Bengaluru for cheating 500 job aspirants 18 Nov 2020 02:04 Sai Kalyan Ram, VishwanathBENGALURU: Sampigehalli police busted an interstate fake job racket by arresting five persons. The gang set up an office in Shivajinagar area and even took space on rent at Manyata Tech Park to lure job aspirants. The accused are …
  • Andhra's daily count comes down below 1,000 after 4 months   17 Nov 2020 05:22 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: For the first time in four months, the single-day spike in the state’s Covid-19 caseload was less than 1,000 on Monday. However, there was a marginal decline in the number of samples tested in the 24 hours ending Monday …
  • A.P. reports lowest single-day infection count in last four months 17 Nov 2020 02:49 The State has reported 753 new cocornavirus infections and 13 new deaths in the last 24 hours, ending on Monday morning. With this, the overall tally went up to 8,54,764 and the toll to 6,881. It was lowest single-day tally in nearly the past four months. …
  • Allot more centres in TN for PG medical entrance test, K Palaniswami urges PM Modi 16 Nov 2020 21:01 CHENNAI: Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to direct the Union Health Ministry to allot additional centres in Tamil Nadu for the entrance test to admission for post graduate medical courses in Institutes of National …
  • Kerala COVID-19 cases dip, but positivity at 10% 16 Nov 2020 19:58 Following the recent pattern, on Monday, Kerala’s COVID-19 cases dipped along with testing, registering 2,710 new cases from 25,141 samples. However, the test positivity rate touched 10.78%. The weekly averages showed that the State’s case graph could be …
  • Recoveries double of fresh cases 16 Nov 2020 05:15 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With nine districts each reporting less than 100 new infections, Andhra Pradesh saw its coronavirus tally grow by a little over 1,000 on Sunday. Even as the total number of infections have shot past 8.5 lakh, new …
  • Heavy rainfall may lash more coastal districts today, says IMD 16 Nov 2020 03:22 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Rains lashed different parts of Nellore, Chittoor and Prakasam districts under the influence of the northeast monsoon on Sunday. Weathermen predicted heavy rains in these districts-- along with in Krishna, Guntur and …
  • Weather | North-East monsoon active over South Peninsula 15 Nov 2020 12:12 Chengalpattu district in Tamil Nadu received the heaviest of rainfall during the 24 hours ending on Sunday morning even as rain and thunderstorms targeted Chennai and adjoining Coastal Andhra Pradesh on Sunday with the North-East monsoon entering an …
  • Tirupati progresses LSE listing plans 01 Dec 2020 10:43 Graphite and graphene producer Tirupati Graphite’s prospectus has been approved by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and published on December 1. The prospectus relates to the admission of the company's ordinary shares to the standard listing …
  • Online disrupts India's wholesale business 01 Dec 2020 00:09 Online play is a priority now -- so far unthinkable in a business that's all about a meaningful interface with kirana stores, reports Nivedita Mookerji. IMAGE: Please note the images in this feature have been posted only for representational purposes. …
  • NK Proteins to launch Tirupati Rice Bran oil in January 30 Nov 2020 18:36 Edible oil major, NK Proteins is planning to launch rice bran oil in consumer packs under its edible oil brand Tirupati in January 2021. The company has set up a new processing plant with capacity of 1,500 tonnes per month which will be ramped up to 3,000 …
  • Andhra Pradesh State RTC's electric buses to ply on Tirumala Hills soon, says TTD Board 30 Nov 2020 07:22 TIRUPATI: Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation will soon introduce electric buses to transport visiting pilgrims to Tirumala Hills, where the famous temple of Lord Venkateswara is located, from Tirupati, a top functionary of Tirumala Tirupati …
  • Telangana records 805 fresh COVID-19 cases, tally climbs crosses 2.69 lakh 30 Nov 2020 03:18 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Telangana recorded 805 new cases of Covid-19 on Saturday by conducting 46,280 tests and four more deaths, taking the tally to 2,69,223 and toll to 1,455. Meanwhile, 948 patients recovered on the day, taking the total …
  • Winter session of Assembly from today; Question Hour unlikely 30 Nov 2020 03:18 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The winter session of the Legislative Assembly and Council, commencing from Monday sans the Question Hour in view of the Covid-19 pandemic, is likely to be stormy. Pressing issues like the Polavaram revised cost …
  • Kashmir and Article 370: A Salable Product for BJP During Elections 30 Nov 2020 01:08 Imagine, you are in the spiritual capital of Andhra Pradesh- Tirupati and a local guide is selling you pictures of Dal Lake Srinagar or for instance you are in Arunachal Pradesh – Ziro, a beautiful town that has been a world heritage site certified by …
  • Coronavirus | Andhra Pradesh claims 1.13% positivity rate 29 Nov 2020 20:54 Kerala was on the threshold of six-lakh COVID-19 cases on Sunday, with the State reporting 5,643 new cases from 49,775 samples. The test positivity rate continued in the 9-11% range rising a bit to 11.34% on Sunday. Also, 5,861 COVID-19 patients got …
  • Along with the gods 29 Nov 2020 15:49 If you live in Chennai, you have probably seen temple cars (thaer) at the Kapaleeswarar temple, Mylapore, or at the Parthasarathy temple, Triplicane. However, not many people have had the opportunity to take a closer look and understand the aesthetics and …
  • Jagan announces ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakhs to the kin of 8 persons succumbed to cyclone 29 Nov 2020 07:41 Nellore:  Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has announced an ex gratia of Rs 5 lakh each to the next of kin of eight persons (six in Chittoor and two in Kadapa districts) who died in the heavy rains triggered by cyclone Nivar. The Chief Minister made …
  • TTD to open Vaikunta Dwarama for 10 days from December 25 28 Nov 2020 18:56 By Express News Service TIRUMALA: For the first time, Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) Board of Trustees has decided to open Vaikunta Dwaram (Uttara Dwaram) of Lord Venkateswara Temple in Tirumala for 10 days starting Vaikunta Ekadasi on December 25. …
  • TTD releases white paper on immovable assets of temple  28 Nov 2020 18:56 By Express News Service TIRUMALA: The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD), the custodian of the world famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara, has owned 1,128 immovable assets across the country, measuring 8,088.89 acres of land. Of the total, 141 assets …
  • Cyclone Nivar | A.P. CM announces ₹5 lakh ex-gratia to the kin of eight deceased 28 Nov 2020 11:06 Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has announced an ex-gratia of ₹5 lakh to the next of kin of the eight persons who died due to the impact of Cyclone Nivar in the State. Of the eight, six belonged to Chittoor district and two to Kadapa. …
  • Toll rises to 3, six of family rescued from River Pincha 28 Nov 2020 04:56 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The toll in rain-related incidents increased to three in the State. The severe cyclonic storm Nivar triggered incessant rains in several districts, damaging agriculture crops and basic infrastructure. NDRF teams found …
  • Covid cases peak in Guj for third straight day 28 Nov 2020 03:04 Case tally rises to 2.05 lakh, death toll at 3,938 so far; A'bad reported 353 cases, Surat 299, Vadodara 167, Rajkot, 139; as cases rise further, daily testing drops again, with less than 70k tests across Guj on Friday For the third straight day, cases …
  • Evacuated families to get Rs 500; subsidy for affected ryots 28 Nov 2020 02:36 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday directed officials to pay Rs 500 as immediate aid to the families in relief camps. After a detailed discussion at the Cabinet meeting held on Friday, he told the officials …
  • Nivar weakens into low-pressure area over south Andhra 27 Nov 2020 13:09 By IANS AMARAVATI: The very severe cyclonic storm Nivar weakened into a well-marked, low-pressure area over south coastal Andhra Pradesh and adjoining west central Bay of Bengal by Friday morning. "The associated cyclonic circulation now extends up to …
  • Three farmers trapped in Rallamadugu project, two rescued 27 Nov 2020 04:56 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A farmer was washed away while two others were rescued by police after they were trapped in the overflowing Rallamadugu project in Yerpedu mandal of Chittoor district. According to police, Venkatesh (21), Ramesh (21) and …
  • Cyclone Nivar snaps road links in Nellore, Chittoor and Kadapa; farmer washed away 27 Nov 2020 04:56 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA/NELLORE/CHITTOOR/KADAPA: Heavy rains battered Nellore, Chittoor and Kadapa districts on Thursday under the impact of severe cyclone Nivar, which crossed the coast near Puducherry around 2.30 am. Though there …
  • Cyclone Nivar rips apart villages in Andhra Pradesh 27 Nov 2020 04:55 Nellore: Cyclone Nivar has thrown life out of gear in Nellore and Chittoor districts, apart from other districts in the Rayalaseema region. Under the influence of the Cyclone, heavy downpour associated with gale winds uprooted as many as 800 electric poles …
  • Maithripala accused of attempting to shift blame at PCoI 26 Nov 2020 09:15 Former President Maithripala Sirisena was accused of attempting to shift blame, as well as key decision-making responsibilities, to save himself, and for his selective memory of events in the days leading up to the Easter attacks. He was continued to be …
  • Governor inaugurates super speciality services at Tirupati hospital 26 Nov 2020 07:38 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan inaugurated super speciality facilities and state-of-the-art equipment at Sri Balaji Medical College, Hospital and Research Institute in Tirupati on Wednesday from Raj Bhavan here, …
  • BJP-Jana Sena panel to take a call on Tirupati candidate  26 Nov 2020 07:38 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A joint committee of leaders from allies BJP and Jana Sena Party (JSP) will be constituted to take a decision on the candidate for the ensuing Tirupati Lok Sabha by-election.JSP chief Pawan Kalyan, who held discussions …
  • Sirisena fired me after I warned him of intelligence lapses – SDIG Lewke 26 Nov 2020 05:51 President Maithripala Sirisena had stripped him of his position as a national security advisor a week after he told the former president that the then head of the SIS Nilantha Jayawardena was not fit to hold that position, retired SDIG Nimal Lewke, on …
  • Cyclone Nivar live updates | Centre of storm crosses T.N., Puducherry coasts, set to weaken further in next 3 hours 26 Nov 2020 04:19 Cyclone Nivar made landfall near Puducherry, south of Chennai as a very severe cyclonic storm. The landfall that started from 11.30 pm. on Wednesday night lasted till 2.30 a.m. on Thursday. The severe cyclonic storm Nivar now lay centered over north …
  • Pashankar: I was fed up with people pestering me for dues 25 Nov 2020 23:35 Businessman Gautam Pashankar (left) was brought to Pune city by the crime branch officials on Wednesday eveningPune: Businessman and two-wheeler dealer Gautam Pashankar said on Wednesday he owed money to people and the lockdown made matters worse for him …
  • Ahmed Patel: The defender departs when crisis-torn Congress needs him most 25 Nov 2020 21:36 New Delhi: It’s a coincidence that Ahmed Patel and Tarun Gogoi died in the span of three days. Both were handpicked by prime minister and party president Indira Gandhi as AICC joint secretaries attached to Rajiv Gandhi, when he was initiated into the …
  • 6,000 people evacuated from coastal hamlets in A.P. 25 Nov 2020 20:09 Incessant rain lashed south coastal Andhra Pradesh under the influence of severe cyclonic storm Nivar over southwest Bay of Bengal, which intensified into a very severe cyclonic storm on Wednesday. The SPSR Nellore district administration began evacuation …
  • BJP president JP Nadda meets Pawan Kalyan, discusses Andhra by-election 25 Nov 2020 17:19 New Delhi: BJP president J P Nadda met Jana Sena Party chief Pawan Kalyan and discussed the upcoming by-election in Andhra Pradesh. By-election in Tirupati Loksabha constituency is due after the death of sitting YSR Congress MP Balli Durga Prasad Rao. In a …
  • Cyclone Nivar likely to batter Rayalaseema today 25 Nov 2020 07:09 VISAKHAPATNAM: Cyclone Nivar is very likely to bring widespread rain over south Andhra Pradesh post its landfall as the influence of the tropical system is seen till Tirupati. The gale wind speed could reach 65-75 kmph gusting up to 85kmph on November 26. …
  • Zirconium Silicate Market 2020: Impact of COVID-19, SWOT Analysis, Market Dynamics with Top Players, Revenue and Growth Rate Forecast to 2025 25 Nov 2020 07:08 The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content. Nov 25, 2020 (The Expresswire) -- "Final Report will add the analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on this industry." Global “Zirconium Silicate Market” report offers …
  • Will BJP give Tirupati Lok Sabha seat to Janasena? 25 Nov 2020 06:30 By Express News Service TIRUPATI: Amid reports that Janasena is trying to convince its ally BJP to give it a chance to contest the upcoming by-election to Tirupati Lok Sabha seat, BJP State chief Somu Veerraju on Tuesday said a decision on who will contest …
  • Cyclone Nivar: No bus services in seven districts on Wednesday 25 Nov 2020 00:51 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Even as the government has declared a public holiday on Wednesday, the transport corporations will not operate buses in Pudukkottai, Nagapattinam, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Cuddalore, Villupuram and Chengalpattu districts.  In …
  • GAIL proposes Kondapalli-Tirupati natural gas pipeline 24 Nov 2020 19:45 State-owned GAIL is planning a 450-km pipeline from Kondapalli, near Vijayawada, to Tirupati for supplying natural gas to industries and city gas distribution projects. Though the proposed infrastructure is for catering to consumers in Andhra Pradesh, the …
  • BPOs eye hiring from smaller cities as regulatory norms ease 24 Nov 2020 10:12 Earlier this month, the department of telecommunications (DoT) relaxed compliance guidelines for information technology-enabled services (ITeS) such as BPOs to allow work from home (WFH) or anywhere amid the covid-19 crisis. Under the new regulations, …
  • Abhayam app launched for safety of women passengers 24 Nov 2020 07:28 Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday launched “Abhayam” mobile phone application which helps women and children travelling in taxis and autorickshaws to raise an alarm in case of any emergency. To start with, 1,000 auto rickshaws equipped with …
  • Shell, Tata Trusts join hands to help start-ups, philanthropists, investors work for rural development 24 Nov 2020 06:12 Energy major Shell and Tata Trusts, under the India2022 Coalition, powered by Xynteo, on Monday launched the ‘Stages of Development (SoD) Framework’, a data-driven tool that will aid start-ups, philanthropists and investors working in the rural development …
  • President Ram Nath Kovind boards Air India One-B777 aircraft for its inaugural flight to Chennai 24 Nov 2020 06:11 New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind boarded the Air India One-B777 aircraft on Tuesday for its inaugural flight to Chennai, according to a Rashtrapati Bhavan statement. Kovind is visiting Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh to offer prayers at the Sri Venkateswara …
  • President boards Air India One-B777 aircraft for its inaugural flight to Chennai 24 Nov 2020 04:58 By PTI NEW DELHI: President Ram Nath Kovind boarded the Air India One-B777 aircraft on Tuesday for its inaugural flight to Chennai, according to a Rashtrapati Bhavan statement. Kovind is visiting Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh to offer prayers at the Sri …
  • President Ram Nath Kovind to visit Tirumala today 23 Nov 2020 23:55 TIRUPATI: With President Ram Nath Kovind scheduled to visit the hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala on Tuesday, elaborate security arrangements have been put in place by the Tirupati Urban police wing. On their part, Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams …
  • Jagan Mohan Reddy launches Abhayam app for safety of women passengers 23 Nov 2020 23:55 VIJAYAWADA: The state government has launched Abhayam project, a one-of-its-kind initiative aimed at ensuring safety of women and children while travelling in public transport, particularly autorickshaws. Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy launched the …
  • India continues to lose scribes to  Covid-19 23 Nov 2020 11:25 by N.J. Thakuria    23 November 2020 Geneva/Guwahati: One more Indian journalist falls prey to the Covid-19 pandemic as Noida based scribe Pankaj Shukla  breathed his last on 20 November 2020. Hailed from Bareilly locality of Uttar Pradesh in central …
  • Kalaburagi Airport successfully completes one year of operations 23 Nov 2020 10:25 Kalaburagi (Karnataka) [India], November 23 (ANI): With over 40,000 satisfied passengers and about 1042 flights, the Kalaburagi Airport on Sunday successfully completed one year of operations. The airport was inaugurated by Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa …
  • IRCTC’s ‘South India Temple Tour’ to start from Jan 2 with COVID precautions 22 Nov 2020 23:52 Nov 23, 2020, 05:00AM ISTSource: ANIIndian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is operating "South India Temple Tour" Bharat Darshan Yatra for 7 nights/8 days, keeping all COVID-19 precautions during journey. South India Temple …
  • Election scene hots up in Tirupati 22 Nov 2020 11:13 Even before the Election Commission has announced the model code for by-election to the Tirupati (SC) Lok Sabha constituency, political heat is quite palpable in all the camps. The YSR Congress and TDP have tentatively announced their candidates, while the …
  • 'Power Star' Pavan Kalyan To Campaign For BJP in Hyderabad Civic Polls 21 Nov 2020 23:50 Visible jubilation for wins over the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) in Dubbak Assembly bypolls seems to have given new hope to the "lotus party" to bloom even in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) peripheries. Union …
  • Exploring ancient skies 21 Nov 2020 23:08 Express News Service BENGALURU: Looking at the stone and understanding the sky is what she does. And she is leaving no stone unturned to understand the celestial events of the past. The celestial world has always fascinated B S Shylaja. And therefore, …
  • Auto driver suicide: Andhra Pradesh CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy meets victim's kin, assures support 21 Nov 2020 04:31 By Express News Service KURNOOL/VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday assured justice to Mabunisa, mother-in-law of auto-driver Abdul Salaam who reportedly committed suicide with his family alleging police harassment. The CM, who …
  • IndiGo to operate two more flights to Vijaywada from December 1 21 Nov 2020 02:12 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: IndiGo has announced two new regular flights in the State from December 1. The new direct flights will be operated from Visakhapatnam to Vijayawada and Vjjayawada to Tirupati.  Bookings for the flights has already …
  • Jagan promises to accommodate late Tirupati MP’s son as MLC 20 Nov 2020 16:38 Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) chief and Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has promised to accommodate the late Tirupati MP, Balli Durga Prasad’s son Balli Kalyan Chakravarthi as an MLC in the coming days. On Saturday, Municipal …
  • Andhra MITS staff member Dr D Yuvarajan among world’s most cited scientists 20 Nov 2020 06:48 By Express News Service TIRUPATI: Dr D Yuvarajan, a senior assistant professor from the department of mechanical engineering, Madanapalle Institute of Technology & Science (MITS) in Chittoor district has found a place in the list that represents the …
  • Between lines 19 Nov 2020 02:06 Express News Service KOCHI: For Palakkad-native Hareesh Gopikrishnan, art is his first love. A research fellow at Indian Institute of Technology, Tirupati, the self-taught artist utilised the lockdown period to master his skills in pencil drawing, soft …
  • Andhra Congress leaders question PM over Amaravati’s trifurcation 19 Nov 2020 00:05 Share00 Andhra Pradesh Congress party leaders have lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his silence, when capital city Amaravati is being “broken into pieces” by the state government. “Modi stood here and declared that he would build a state …
  • Two Nellai temples get BHOG certificate by FSSAI 18 Nov 2020 23:19 Express News Service CHENNAI: The popular Nellaiappar Temple in Tirunelveli and Sankaranarayanar Temple in Sankarankoil have received Blissful Hygiene Offering to God (BHOG), a quality certificate issued to temples by Food Safety and Standards Authority of …
  • Passengers handled: Belgaum airport ends September on positive note 18 Nov 2020 14:24 Belgaum airport in Karnataka has emerged as the first airport in the country to report a turnaround in terms of passengers handled in September this year since May 25 after the Covid lockdown was partially lifted. September is the latest month for which …
  • Train services between Chennai and Tirupati set to resume after nearly seven months 17 Nov 2020 15:45 Express News Service CHENNAI: After nearly seven months, train services between Chennai and Tirupati will resume from Thursday. Southern Railway has decided to operate a special train daily and the railway board too has given approval. The special train …
  • TN CM Palaniswami offers prayers at Tirupati 17 Nov 2020 11:05 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami offered prayers at Lord Venkateswara temple atop Tirumala in Tirupati during the wee hours of today. He was accompanied by his family members and was accorded a warm reception by temple authorities. Earlier, …
  • After Dubbak, BJP keen on winning Tirupati Lok Sabha bypolls 16 Nov 2020 15:13 Tirupati: Fresh from the tremendous performance of the party in Bihar as well as bypolls across the country, the state unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party is keen on making its presence felt in the Tirupati Lok Sabha bypolls. It is clearly ahead of the …
  • SR to run Chennai - Tirupati special trains 16 Nov 2020 13:32
  • Rs 700 crore thanksgiving: Devotee to sponsor Chottanikkara temple facelift, build free hospital 16 Nov 2020 13:21 By Express News Service KOCHI: A gold merchant from Bengaluru has offered Rs 700 crore as 'thanksgiving for the bountiful blessings' he received from the deity of Kerala's famous Chottanikkara Devi Temple. Gaanasravan, who visited the temple on …
  • Weather: Twin troughs seen driving up rain in South India 16 Nov 2020 13:18 The North-East monsoon received a further leg up with the formation of a secondary trough from the Maldives to the South-East Arabian Sea off the Kerala coast on Monday that joined a prevailing one originating from around the same area as the former, but …
  • Railways to run daily special train service between Chennai and Tirupati from November 19 16 Nov 2020 12:21 As approved by the Railway Board, fully reserved daily special trains between Chennai and Tirupati will be introduced (from both ends) from November 19. Train No.06057 - Dr. MGR Chennai Central to Tirupati Daily Special - will leave Chennai Central at 06. …
  • 74-year-old critical after blast 16 Nov 2020 07:16 By Express News Service TIRUPATI: A 74-year-old man suffered severe injuries in a gas cylinder blast at his house in Marrimanu area in Tirupati on Sunday. Due to the explosion, a wall collapsed on him, and his condition is said to be critical. According to …
  • A cautious revival of nature, religious tourism 16 Nov 2020 07:01 Heavy rain in Kurnool and Anantapur districts during Southwest Monsoon might have brought woes to farmers, but winter has set in early with temperatures falling below 20°C at some places and plains witnessing foggy conditions from early November – a …
  • Intense clouds over TN coast promise more rain; coastal areas to benefit 16 Nov 2020 06:14   The Regional Meteorological Centre, Chennai, said this morning that intense convective clouds over the Chennai, Tiruvallur, Kanchipuram, Chengalpattu, Puducherry and Cuddalore districts have the potential to continue the heavy rainfall activity over …
  • ‘Our kids deserve better’: How a group of moms is fighting firecracker pollution 16 Nov 2020 04:37 Written by Vidhi Verma | New Delhi | Updated: November 16, 2020 9:44:16 am The AQI on Sunday was reported to be 441 — in the ‘severe’ category, the worst on Diwali since 2016.Despite a ban on firecrackers, the national capital reported several violations …
  • SV Ayurveda Hospital in Tirupati reopened after six months of COVID─19 lockdown 16 Nov 2020 03:36 The Sri Venkateswara Ayurvedic Hospital in Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh and its ayurvedic drug manufacturing pharmacy have reopened late last month for full time functioning after keeping it closed for over six months due to the lockdown imposed in the …
  • Heavy rainfall may lash more coastal districts today, says IMD 16 Nov 2020 03:22 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Rains lashed different parts of Nellore, Chittoor and Prakasam districts under the influence of the northeast monsoon on Sunday. Weathermen predicted heavy rains in these districts-- along with in Krishna, Guntur and …
  • Toll rises to 3, six of family rescued from River Pincha 28 Nov 2020 04:56 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The toll in rain-related incidents increased to three in the State. The severe cyclonic storm Nivar triggered incessant rains in several districts, damaging agriculture crops and basic infrastructure. NDRF teams found …
  • Andhra MITS staff member Dr D Yuvarajan among world’s most cited scientists 20 Nov 2020 06:48 By Express News Service TIRUPATI: Dr D Yuvarajan, a senior assistant professor from the department of mechanical engineering, Madanapalle Institute of Technology & Science (MITS) in Chittoor district has found a place in the list that represents the …
  • Rise in preemies seeking neonatal care in Bengaluru 18 Nov 2020 02:04 Bengaluru: Call it a shortage of healthcare staff due to the pandemic or lack of facilities in semi-urban areas, but Bengaluru’s hospitals have noticed a sharp rise in the number of preterm babies born elsewhere seeking tertiary care and neonatal ICU …
  • Allot more centres in TN for PG medical entrance test, K Palaniswami urges PM Modi 16 Nov 2020 21:01 CHENNAI: Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to direct the Union Health Ministry to allot additional centres in Tamil Nadu for the entrance test to admission for post graduate medical courses in Institutes of National …
  • Tie-up with Amul to boost farmers’ economy 20 Oct 2020 09:52 The seven-day visit of dairy sector experts from Amul Cooperative Society in Gujarat, from October 12 to 18, has galvanized the hopes of the dairy farmers of Chittoor, Kadapa and Anantapur districts. As part of the tie-up between the AP Dairy Development …
  • BARC scientist missing for past four days from Mysuru, complaint lodged 10 Oct 2020 17:01 By PTI BENGALURU: A 26-year-old scientist working at the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre has gone missing for the past four days from Yelwal in Mysuru. According to his family sources, Abhishek Reddy Gulla went out on October 6 afternoon on his two-wheeler …
  • Cases on the rise in Chittoor again 03 Oct 2020 18:37 Officials attribute it to lack of cooperation from public, resumption of passenger traffic For a brief while, it seemed that the coronavirus spread had slowed down in the district, but the last week’s numbers have renewed fear in the people, crushing their …
  • New medical colleges in three years, promises CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy 01 Oct 2020 05:50 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Stressing on providing all the modern medical facilities at the new medical colleges coming up in the state, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said the hospitals should have a corporate look and asked officials not to …
  • TDP supremo Chandrababu Naidu seeks probe into Dalit suicide 27 Aug 2020 04:14 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: TDP supremo N Chandrababu Naidu has appealed to the Director-General of Police (DGP) to order a high-level inquiry to nab the persons responsible for the suicide of Dalit youth Om Pratap in Chittoor district. In a letter …
  • Moderate to heavy rains likely in north coastal districts of Andhra 25 Aug 2020 03:17 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Under the influence of active South West Monsoon, heavy rains were recorded at several places in Rayalaseema and at a few places in coastal districts. Highest rainfall of 13 cm was reported in Palamner of Chittoor …
  • Sonu Sood's tractor motivates CBN to sponsor education of Andhra farmer's daughters 27 Jul 2020 20:00 REUTERS Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu spoke to actor Sonu Sood after he sent a tractor to a struggling farmer from Chittoor. Naidu also announced to take care of his two daughters' education. A video of farmer using his …
  • Sonu Sood arranges tractor for distressed farmer in Andhra Pradesh 27 Jul 2020 07:57 Sonu Sood helps farmer in Andhra Pradesh. (Photo: Sonu Sood/Instagram) Actor Sonu Sood, who has been relentlessly helping the underprivileged affected by the coronavirus-induced lockdown, on Sunday sent a tractor for a distressed farmer in Chittoor, …
  • Chandrababu to sponsor education of AP farmer’s daughters 27 Jul 2020 06:58 Amaravati, July 27 (IANS) Former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has come forward to take care of the education of the two daughters of a farmer, whose plight moved actor Sonu Sood to gift a tractor to the family. The Telugu Desam Party …
  • Sonu Sood Gifts Tractor To Andhra Farmer After Video Of His Plight Goes Viral 27 Jul 2020 06:19 Reel life villain Sonu Sood turned real life hero once again, this time by gifting a tractor on Sunday to a farmer in a remote village in Andhra Pradesh to help him till the land. The actor came up with the gift after coming through a video clip on Twitter …
  • Sonu Sood gifts tractor to Chittoor farmer who made his daughters plough fields 27 Jul 2020 05:38 By Express News Service TIRUPATI: K Nageswara Rao, the farmer from KV Palli mandal in Chittoor district whose daughters ploughed his field as he couldn’t afford to hire a tractor or oxen, got the shock of his life on Sunday when actor Sonu Sood called him …
  • Actor Sonu Sood Gifts Tractor To Farmer After Video Of His Plight Goes Viral 27 Jul 2020 03:09 Reel life villain Sonu Sood turned real life hero once again, this time by gifting a tractor on Sunday to a farmer in a remote village in Andhra Pradesh to help him till the land. The actor came up with the gift after coming through a video clip on Twitter …
  • Sonu Sood promises tractor to Madanapalle farmer 26 Jul 2020 19:51 Actor Sonu Sood has done it again. He tweeted on Sunday that he would be sending a tractor to a farmer from Mahalrajuvari Palle village in KV Palle mandal, 20 km from Piler. The actor tweeted in response to a video clip showing a farmer and his wife sowing …
  • Moved by farmer’s plight, Sonu Sood sends him tractor 26 Jul 2020 19:19 Amaravati, July 26 (IANS) In another heartwarming gesture, actor Sonu Sood on Sunday provided a tractor to a farmer in Andhra Pradesh within hours after he learnt that the farmer was using his daughters for ploughing as he couldn’t afford to rent bulls. As …
  • Let them study, I will provide tractor: Sonu Sood ... 26 Jul 2020 13:02 After a video of two girls ploughing a farm was widely shared on the Internet, Bollywood actor Sonu Sood has stepped forward with the promise to provide a tractor to their family, who due to economic reasons had to resort to farming after the lockdown. The …
  • Daughters plough field to keep dad from giving up on farming 26 Jul 2020 04:13 By Express News Service CHITTOOR: To make ends meet after being dealt a severe blow by the lockdown, 50-year-old tea shop owner Veerathallu Nageswara Rao returned to his village and decided to cultivate his land. But on learning that he couldn’t afford to …
  • Reduced crop, lockdown dip in demand make aloo the new pyaaz, tomato prices go up too 20 Jul 2020 00:36 This trend is also confirmed by information on the average sale price (ASP) for the three key staple vegetables made available by a leading online grocer to The Indian Express. If last year it was pyaaz, this year it is aloo and now tamatar that are …
  • Cases surpass 3,200 in Chittoor district; focus on Karnataka border 13 Jul 2020 04:58 The incidence of a 30-year-old man with travel history to Bengaluru testing positive to the COVID-19 at Punganur has prompted the medical and police personnel to focus on the western mandals of Chittoor district, which reported as many as 159 cases on …
  • Coronavirus patient’s body carried to burial ground in a JCB in Telangana 07 Jul 2020 06:48 By Express News Service TIRUPATI:  The body of a person who died of Covid-19 in Tirupati was taken to a burial ground in a JCB on Monday morning. The video of the incident went viral on social media. According to Municipal Commissioner PS Girisha, the …
  • Spiritual guide Sri M on meditation 25 Jun 2020 12:18 The book ‘On Meditation’ by renowned spiritual guide and educationist Sri M has turned out to be comforting for many during the lockdown. This writer met him during the release of his fourth book, On Meditation. When asked if he expected a good response, …
  • Sudden spurt in tomato price yields rich dividends to farmers 23 Jun 2020 03:05 Tomato prices have jumped three-fold in a span of three weeks at the Madanapalle agriculture market, Asia’s largest trading centre for tomatoes. From ₹12 a kg for the first grade on June 1, the price has shot up to ₹36 on Monday, as per the official …
  • Heightened attention on water, roads are the ‘game changer’ 09 Jun 2020 18:38 Even as the state government is hard-pressed for funds for meeting its regular commitments, Rajampeta Lok Sabha constituency garnered a sizeable chunk of funds to address its basic necessities. The allocation is believed to be a ‘game changer’ for the …
  • Bindu Madhavi quarantined because of neighbour 01 Jun 2020 11:22 Bindu Madhavi has uploaded a video on her social media stating that a person in her apartment has tested positive for COVID 19 and she has to now quarantine herself and its going to be a tough 14 days for her. Greater Chennai Corporation people are also …
  • Andhra Pradesh's tomato market wakes up from COVID-19 slumber    28 May 2020 02:28 By Express News Service CHITTOOR: With easing of lockdown 4.0 restrictions, tomato exports to Tamil Nadu, Telangana and Karnataka from Chittoor district have increased in the last one week. Farmers of tomato growing areas have been shifting their produce …
  • How Chennai's Koyambedu wholesale market emerged as coronavirus hotspot 10 May 2020 08:26 Image Source : PTI A crowded market in Chennai, Tamil Nadu Asia's largest vegetable and fruit market, Koyambedu in Chennai is making headlines but not for the right reasons. On Monday, the busting market was closed after a sharp rise in coronavirus …
  • COVID-19: 11 infectees in Chittoor had visited Chennai's Koyambedu market 10 May 2020 04:34 Express News Service CHITTOOR: The Koyambedu market in Chennai, which become a hotbed of Covid-19 cases and turned several districts in Tamil Nadu into red zones, has affected Andhra Pradesh’s Chittoor district too. As many as 11 infectees in Chittoor are …
  • Andhra Pradesh-born pilot is flying high with PPEs to fight COVID-19 07 May 2020 05:58 Express News Service HYDERABAD: Only a few lights glow in some houses in the area near Wuhan. The region looks ghostly from the Boeing 747 in the middle of the night, as Dr V Vijay flies the aircraft preparing to land in an airport which is eerily quiet …
  • Andhra MLA Attempts To Enter State From Karnataka With Over 30 People 16 Apr 2020 10:17 Burra Madhusudan Yadav was accompanied by five other vehicles in which there were 35 members. Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh: YSRCP MLA from Kanigiri, Burra Madhusudan Yadav attempted to cross the Karnataka-Andhra Pradesh border along with a group of people, in …
  • 140 of 164 corona cases in Andhra Pradesh linked to Nizamuddin Markaz 04 Apr 2020 04:49 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday directed officials to strictly implement all the guidelines keeping in view the surge in coronavirus positive cases in the last few days. Taking stock of the situation at a …
  • Spike in COVID-19 cases sparks tension in Chittoor 02 Apr 2020 05:45 A sudden spurt of five positive cases in Chittoor district on Tuesday sent a wave of panic across the district, with residents too scared to venture out of their homes even during the relaxation period in the morning. All of the five new cases in the …
  • Onion, tomato retail prices may decline 15% with fresh supplies 10 Mar 2020 08:41 New Delhi: Retail prices of onion, tomato and potato are expected to fall 10 per cent-15 per cent in the next 20-30 days with the arrival of fresh crop, which reduce household expenditure on food. Wholesale onion prices in April are likely to fall from the …
  • Coronavirus threat: vegetable farmers have a field day 03 Mar 2020 08:09 Fears of coronavirus, which left an upsetting effect on the poultry industry for wrong reasons, has resulted in amazing consumption of the greens and vegetables during the last one week. The farmers of the western mandals of the tail-end Chittoor district, …
  • Dial 100 comes to the rescue of devotees stranded in forest 24 Feb 2020 06:08 The Valmikipuram police of Madanapalle division late on Saturday evening rescued a group of five devotees in the forests of Veeranna Hill. The devotees lost their way on downward journey, straying towards Madanapalle range. The rescued included a 28-year- …
  • Techie's friend returns favour with fraud 17 Feb 2020 05:31 For having helped him earlier, he promised to get software engineer job in UK, took Rs 25L and went off the radar A 30-year-old techie was left poorer by Rs. 25 lakh after his friend turned out to be a swindler. L Devendra trusted a friend, Phani Kumar …
  • Poultry industry in Chittoor, Nellore badly affected 16 Feb 2020 04:39 By Express News Service TIRUPATI:  Rumours on social media about the spread of coronavirus through birds have been badly affecting the poultry and meat industry and the poultry farmers are facing heavy losses due to this. Sales in the poultry industry have …
  • Not many takers for onions at ₹35 a kg in Chittoor! 12 Feb 2020 04:22 After remaining a cause of constant bother for consumers for nearly three months, onion prices are no longer a hot topic in tail-end Chittoor district, though being sold at ₹100 for 3 kg, as against ₹240 a kg in November first week. In spite of the vast …
  • Jiddu Krishnamurti’s life - an unusual portrayal 06 Feb 2020 11:44 “Truth is a pathless land,” said Jiddu Krishnamurti, sage, philosopher, thinker and the man who spoke nearly a million words in a lifetime that spanned 90 years and three continents. And yet, it is the sandy path that weaves between trees and shrubs that …
  • Bank manager kills wife with cyanide-laced pills, arrested 04 Feb 2020 06:31 By Express News Service CHITTOOR: The Madanapalle police on Monday took a bank manager into custody for allegedly killing his wife by giving capsules laced with cyanide on January 27. The incident came to light after seven days with the post-mortem report …
  • Andhra's man-animal conflict: Jumbos in jeopardy 26 Jan 2020 10:52 The Asian elephant made a dramatic reappearance in Kuppam on a wintry evening in the 1980s, after being off the map for many years. The comeback of the jumbos led to both excitement and fear in hundreds of fringe villages of Kuppam and Palamaner forest …
  • 6 injured as bus rams into auto 26 Jan 2020 07:39 By Express News Service KURNOOL: Six persons were injured after a private travels bus hit an auto and a van, and later crashed into a roadside hut. The incident took place on National Highway-44 at Dhone around 2.30 am on Saturday. According to police, the …
  • BCG revaccination ups immunity against TB 22 Jan 2020 00:21 By Express News Service BENGALURU: A new study led by scientists at the Centre for Infectious Diseases Research (CIDR) at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) found that when young Indian adults who have been vaccinated at birth are once again given the …
  • Contract teacher held for raping 14-year-old student in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor district 19 Jan 2020 06:05 By Express News Service CHITTOOR: A teacher of AP Model School at B Kotha Kota near Madanapalle was arrested on Saturday on charge of raping a 14-year-old student on Thursday evening. According to Madanapalle Urban Circle Inspector Rajendranath, the …
  • AP: Minor girl raped by teacher at Madanapalle 18 Jan 2020 16:03
  • Surplus Krishna, Godavari water for Rayalaseema: Andhra CM Jagan Mohan Reddy 25 Dec 2019 05:42 By Express News Service KADAPA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has reiterated that his government is committed to transforming drought-prone Rayalaseema into a fertile region using the surplus water of Krishna and Godavari rivers, which are going …
  • Gollapudi Maruthi Rao breathes his last 12 Dec 2019 21:51 The ever-versatile and popular actor, writer, journalist, theatre personality and screenwriter Gollapudi Maruthi Rao is no more. He was 80 years old when he passed away at a private hospital in Chennai on Thursday. His wife Sivakama Sundari was beside him …
  • Madanapalle minor girl rape and murder: Police file charge sheet in record 17 days 11 Dec 2019 18:28 Madanapalle police acted swiftly in the case pertaining to the infamous rape and murder of a minor at Angallu that had shocked the State on November 7. On the double Undaunted by the public outcry and demand for ‘instant justice’, the district police …
  • Farmer in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor scripts success story by growing rain-fed tomato crop 21 Nov 2019 01:50 Express News Service TIRUPATI:  Ravindra Reddy, a farmer from Molakalacheruvu in Chittoor district, is reaping rich dividends and has become an inspiration to many. After suffering huge losses by cultivating groundnut in his 10-acre dry land, he switched …
  • Small towns, big films: The ideal combo of Indian cinema's changing setup 16 Nov 2019 23:59 Bunty and Babli couldn’t have got it more right. The Hindi film industry is on a small-town adventure. The box office is humming with community-arranged marriages, romances, elopements, laadli but rebellious daughters whose adoring fathers eventually come …
  • Vijayawada: 8-year-old girl’s body found in neighbour’s house 11 Nov 2019 20:44 Vijayawada: An eight-year-old child who had gone missing in Nallakunta near Ibrahimpatnam on Sunday was found murdered on Monday. Police found her body in her neighbour’s house. Police said the child had gone out to play at 3 pm on Sunday and did not …
  • 6-Year-Old Girl Murdered In Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor 09 Nov 2019 07:05 The family members informed the police and police took her body to the hospital. (Representational) Chittoor (Andhra Pradesh): A six-year-old girl was murdered in Andhra Pradesh's Kurabala Kota town on Friday. The girl was a resident of Guttapalyam …
  • Six-year-old girl brutally murdered in Chittoor 09 Nov 2019 06:32 Chittoor: A six-year-old girl was brutally murdered in Andhra Pradesh’s Kurabala Kota town on Friday. The girl was a resident of Guttapalyam village, B Kottakota Mandal of Chittoor district. “The girl along with her family went to Kurabala Kota to attend a …
  • TDP cadres blame local leadership for drubbing 07 Nov 2019 04:31 The Telugu Desam Party’s (TDP) worst-ever drubbing in the recent general elections is attributed to ‘uninspiring’ local leadership at the constituency level, if the feedback received on the first day of the Chittoor district-level review meeting is any …
  • TS: Scientists develop IPM method to combat tomato pest 28 Oct 2019 14:38 Telangana: The Scientists of the World Vegetable Centre South Asia which is located at ICRISAT in Hyderabad, have developed an ‘Integrated Pest Management’ (IPM) approach for controlling the notorious pest ‘Tuta Absoluta’ that affects tomato crops and can …
  • World Vegetable Centre's scientists develop method to combat tomato pest 25 Oct 2019 05:05 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Scientists at the World Vegetable Centre, whose South Asia office is located at ICRISAT in Hyderabad, have developed an integrated pest management approach for controlling the notorious pest Tuta absoluta, that affects …
  • CM Jagan Reddy steps in, tomato sales on track 20 Oct 2019 01:22 By Express News Service KURNOOL: After Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy’s intervention, tomato trading is back on track on Saturday at Pathikonda Market Yard in Kurnool district where farmers threw their produce on the road on Friday after prices …
  • Kurnool: Desperate farmers forced to sell tomatoes at Rs 1 a kg 18 Oct 2019 22:28 Kurnool: Distressed farmers were forced to sell tomatoes at one rupee a kilo at Pathikonda on Friday. The agriculture market yard was unwilling to lift the produce and the unauthorised market yard by private agents started buying tomatoes at a steep …
  • Tomato prices slump to Rs 3 per kilo in Anantapur market 10 Sep 2019 09:23 Express News Service ANANTAPUR: The fall in tomato prices, which some times touch even Rs 1 a kg, has once again started to worry the farmers. In Anantapur market, tomatoes are not fetching a price of even Rs 3 a kg, forcing the farmers to leave the …
  • Ganesh idol makers from Rajasthan trying their luck in Chittoor district 27 Aug 2019 08:25 The business of Ganesh idol-making is changing rapidly every year in tune with the demand and supply in Chittoor district. The trade, which was concentrated in a few pockets a decade ago, has now spread to every municipality and mandal headquarters. The …
  • Telangana BJP leader’s son goes missing in UK 27 Aug 2019 02:23 Ujwal Sriharsha had gone to London last year to pursue M S on machine learning and artificial intelligence (Source: Facebook) A 23-year-old student from Khammam in Telangana pursuing MS in the United Kingdom has gone missing there, his father said on …
  • Student from Telangana goes missing in UK, says family 26 Aug 2019 19:12 By PTI HYDERABAD: A 23-year-old student from Khammam in Telangana pursuing MS in the United Kingdom has gone missing there, his father said on Monday. Ujwal Sriharsha, who had gone to London last year to pursue M S on machine learning and artificial …
  • Dial 100 awareness drive helps save 41 lives in Chittoor 04 Aug 2019 06:01 A police team rushed to a remote village in Ramakuppam mandal and shifted a housewife battling for life, after a suicide attempt, to the Madanapalle government hospital in their own vehicle, thus saving her life. Three child marriages were stopped when the …
  • Chittoor police’s ‘peace saplings’ bury local feuds 24 Jul 2019 07:15 An Olive branch symbolises peace. When a person offers one to his enemy, it means cessation of hostility and the beginning of peace. In an area notorious for family and group feuds that sometimes last generations, all are losers. Even if there is a victory …
  • ITC Kakatiya Master Chef chronicles: The taste from a chef’s hometown 13 Jul 2019 05:38 Express News Service HYDERABAD: Ever faced the quandary when you want a home like meal, but outside? Sell, if you are looking for a homely Rayalaseema meal, ITC Kakatiya has got things sorted for you. As part of its Master Chef chronicles, its restaurant …
  • Police Find Over Rs 3 Lakh In Bag Of Dead Beggar In Andhra Pradesh 29 Jun 2019 01:37 Police said the total cash found in his bag estimated around Rs 3,22,670 lakh. Anantapuram: Police in Andhra Pradesh's Guntakal town on Friday said they found over Rs 3 lakh in the bag of a beggar who died. The beggar, as identified as Basheer Saheb, …
  • Doctors in State stage token protest over Kolkata incident 18 Jun 2019 03:04 The Indian Medical Association (IMA)’s call for suspension of non-emergency services on Monday in protest against the attack on doctors at a hospital in Kolkata had little impact in Andhra Pradesh. Here, at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences- …
  • No respite from jumbo problem in Chittoor villages 10 Jun 2019 08:07 A week after three wild elephants from Koundinya wildlife sanctuary in Palamaner and Kuppam ranges had strayed far away into the adjoining Punganur range, the forest officials are yet to trace the pachyderms, prowling in the thickets and hillocks. The …
  • Ban on plastic carry bags has little impact in Chittoor district 12 May 2019 03:42 Though the civic bodies, be it corporations, municipalities or panchayats, had in recent months put in place strict measures, prohibiting the use of plastic carry bags by traders and consumers, there has largely been no impact in Chittoor district. Ever …
  • Chittoor police on their toes as govt. issues extremist alert 11 May 2019 03:13 In the backdrop of an alert on possible extremist activities in the State, the Chittoor police have stepped up vigilance across the district, especially on national highways and at border checkposts. The district has a 150-km long porous border with Tamil …
  • Chittoor braces for forest fires as summer peaks 09 May 2019 04:07 Forest officials in Chittoor district are gearing up to prevent forest fires as temperatures rise to a menacing 45° C in several parts of the district. Chittoor West division, spread over a vast region covering Chittoor, Palamaner, Kuppam, Madanapalle and …
  • MITS students design hybrid electric vehicle 06 May 2019 13:37 In what could offer a solution to the vehicle pollution that is touching alarming levels, the final year mechanical engineering students of Madanapalle Institute of Technology and Science (MITS) have designed a hybrid electric vehicle. Though the concept …
  • Vote for the right candidate: Ex-DGP 07 Apr 2019 04:37 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Former Director General of Police (DGP) M Malakondaiah has called upon the young and new voters in the State to vote for the right candidate. Participating as a chief guest at the voter awareness campaign and rally …
  • Modi’s ATM remark in bad taste: Naidu 03 Apr 2019 05:58 Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for comparing the Polavaram project to an ATM. Addressing a public meeting at Madanapalle, Mr. Naidu said: “Polavaram is our ATW (Any Time Water), while the ATMs of …
  • Chandrababu Naidu hits out at PM Modi's ATM remark 02 Apr 2019 22:41 [India], Apr 03 (ANI): TDP supremo and Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday hit out at Narendra Modi for comparing the Polavaram project to an ATM. "Polavaram is the lifeline of Andhra Pradesh - it is not ATM for me, but ATW ( …
  • Why did you oppose KCR support for Special Category Status: Jagan to CM Naidu 26 Mar 2019 05:36 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   Opposition Leader YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday asked as to why Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu is opposing his Telangana counterpart K Chandrasekhar Rao’s support to AP’s Special Category Status demand. Jagan also …
  • Party cadre data is a personal matter of TDP, claims Naidu 05 Mar 2019 05:27 By Express News Service TIRUPATI/VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has warned of serious consequences if raids are conducted on IT companies on the pretext of probe into data theft. Addressing public meetings in Madanapalle and Tirupati on …
  • AP CM Naidu inaugurates Rs 100 cr eye hospital in Tirupati 04 Mar 2019 23:25 Tirupati, Mar 4 (PTI) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu Monday inaugurated the Rs 100 crore Sri Venkateswara Aravind Eye Hospital here. He inaugurated the hospital after taking part in several government programs in Madanapalle, Pungunur …
  • AP, Telangana in political slugfest over ‘data theft’ 04 Mar 2019 18:31 KV Kurmanath A war of words erupted between the Andhra Pradesh and Telangana governments after the Cyberabad police here booked a case against IT company IT Grids India Pvt Ltd for allegedly obtaining access to private data (Aadhaar and voter ID) of …
  • Room 204 and the Hall of Fame 27 Feb 2019 20:41 The Room 204 at the Besant Theosophical College. (Written by Manoj Pande) It all began in Room no 204. Its stone walls for the first time had heard the English rendering of our National Anthem, by its author Rabindranath Tagore. The Besant Theosophical …
  • TDP selects candidates for assembly seats under Rajampet Lok sabha seat in Andhra Pradesh 22 Feb 2019 07:14 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Finalising the names of candidates ahead of release of poll notification, as announced earlier, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu is said to have selected candidates for five Assembly segments out of the seven falling …
  • Zero movie review: Shah Rukh Khan starrer already getting immense response from audience 20 Dec 2018 20:26 Zero movie still featuring Shah Rukh Khan and Salman KhanTwitter The anticipation around Shah Rukh Khan starrer Zero is building up immensely on social media a day prior to its release. And while the Aanand L Rai directorial is all set to hit the theatres …
  • Two zonal commissioners appointed by Vijayawada Municipal Corporation 03 Dec 2018 04:06 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In a bid to streamline the administration, the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) has appointed two zonal commissioners for monitoring the three administrative circles in city on the lines of Greater Hyderabad and …
  • Fall in tomato price worries farmers in Madanapalle 04 Sep 2018 11:17 Hundreds of tomato growers in the Madanapalle division are a worried lot with the prices plummeting to ₹1.60 a kg on Monday as against ₹6 last week, while the arrivals into the market at Madanpalle, considered the largest in South India, continue to be …
  • Krishna Reddy obituary 30 Aug 2018 17:43 In the late 1950s, on moving to Paris, the Indian artist and printmaker Krishna Reddy, who has died aged 93, found himself in the heart of bohemian society. “There was one tiny little street,” Reddy recalled, “in which all the great artists gathered.” He …
  • Price of tomatoes plunges to Rs 2 per kg 30 Aug 2018 08:53 From nearly Rs 100 per kg a month back, tomato prices have plunged to Rs 2 per kg in some wholesale markets of the country. According to some media reports, the whole price of this common vegetable has fallen to Rs 2 per kg at Narayangaon wholesale market …
  • Social forestry hobbles as 58 mandals reel under drought 26 Aug 2018 07:18 The social forestry division is set to face a tough time with the declaration of drought in 58 of the 66 mandals in the district. The other eight mandals stare at a drinking water crisis. Though the division’s officials in Tirupati, Chittoor and …
  • One People, One Song 15 Aug 2018 01:36 Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle in a still from Rahman’s version of the national anthem. (File) In 1911, when Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore penned Jana gana mana, a set of verses in highly Sanskritised Bengali and almost entirely made up of nouns …
  • Saris, diamond bangles go missing from Telangana, Andhra temples; cops says no CCTV footage 09 Aug 2018 08:47 A hand-woven silk saree presented at the famous Kanaka Durga temple in Vijayawada disappeared (Wikipedia) Police in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh are baffled by two missing expensive saris and a set of diamond bangles that were gifted to presiding deities …
  • IITs turn into hiring grounds for universities 06 Aug 2018 20:12 KOLKATA: Despite struggling with a severe faculty shortage of their own, Indian Institutes of Technology are churning out a steady stream of talent for others in the education space. IITs, both old and new, have become talent hunting grounds for institutes …
  • Why varsities are making a beeline for IITs 06 Aug 2018 19:32 KOLKATA: Despite struggling with a severe faculty shortage of their own, Indian Institutes of Technology are churning out a steady stream of talent for others in the education space. IITs, both old and new, have become talent hunting grounds for institutes …
  • Elderly group of women pilgrims from Andhra Pradesh stuck in Uttarkashi 31 Jul 2018 01:26 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A group of elderly pilgrims getting stuck in a place where they have never been earlier, having exhausted all money and sans any identity proof. That was the situation of Sudarshanamma from Madanapalle, Chitttoor …
  • Man Hangs Self Seeking Special Category Status For Andhra Pradesh 30 Jul 2018 11:00 Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh: A 25-year old man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at his house at nearby Madanapalle, seeking special category status for Andhra Pradesh, police said. N Sudhakar, working in a local weaving unit, was found hanging …
  • Weaver’s suicide for SCS unfortunate: Raghuveera 29 Jul 2018 03:43 Expressing shock over the suicide of a weaver, Sudhakar Yadav, in support of the Special Category Status (SCS) in Madanapalle on Saturday, APCC president N. Raghuveera Reddy exhorted the activists of the SCS movement not to resort to such acts, but wage a …
  • ‘Grand conspiracy against TDP’ 08 Jun 2018 06:04 Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday said that the BJP and the YSR Congress Party had come together to stall the development in the State. They were seeking to incite people by raking up religious, regional and caste issues, he alleged. …
  • How a poem recital in Madanapalle led to India getting its national anthem 24 Feb 2018 10:40 Oblivious to many Indians, Madanapalle, a sleepy and serene town in Chittoor district of the Rayalaseema region, enjoys the rare distinction of contributing some of the firsts to the Indian national movement. It was here at the Besant Theosophical College …
  • National Anthem tune was composed in Madanapalle Besant Theosophical College 15 Aug 2017 00:12 Visakhapatnam: The staff and students of the Madanapalle Besant Theosophical  College take pride in the fact that the tune for the National Anthem was composed in their college. The tune was composed in 1919 by Margaret Cousins, wife of the then principal …
  • Forest fire atop hillock near Madanapalle 23 Feb 2017 03:43 A major forest fire broke out at the tri-hill junction of Mallaiahkonda, Sadhu Konda and Inumu Konda in Tamballapalle constituency, 40 km from Madanpapalle, on Wednesday. The fire was brought under control by the evening. Officials of the forest and fire …