• Single-day record 1,608 new corona cases in Andhra 10 Jul 2020 12:35 Amaravati, July 10 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh witnessed an all-time high of 1,608 new coronavirus cases in 24-hour cycle ended at 9 am on Friday, including 32 returnees from other states. On Thursday too, the state had reported a high of 1,555 new cases, while …
  • COVID-19 tally crosses 25,000 in Andhra with 1,608 fresh cases, 15 more die 10 Jul 2020 10:57 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The COVID-19 tally in Andhra Pradesh crossed the 25,000 mark on Friday and now stands at 25,422 with a total 1,608 new cases confirmed out of 21,020 samples tested in the last 24 hours till 9 a.m. on Friday. With another …
  • APSRTC likely to launch ‘Pratham’ mobile app on July 20 10 Jul 2020 04:14 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) is likely to launch ‘Pratham’, a first-of-its-kind mobile application, on July 20 to encourage cashless transactions among passengers during Covid-19 pandemic. …
  • Farm organisations need better market linkage for returns, says report 09 Jul 2020 21:18 A recent survey of farmer producer organisations (FPOs) conducted by Tata Trusts suggests that to ensure higher returns for produce, FPOs need to increase market linkages. The consequent report recommends addressing agricultural value chains, which include …
  • 12 new deaths take COVID toll to 264 in Andhra Pradesh 09 Jul 2020 20:27 Continuing to witness over 1,000 fresh COVID-19 cases for the third consecutive day, Andhra Pradesh reported 1,062 fresh infections taking the tally to 22,259 during the past 24 hours. Also, 12 new deaths were reported by various districts and the death …
  • 13 more die of COVID-19 in Andhra as state sees biggest spike with 1,555 cases in 24 hours 09 Jul 2020 09:23 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh recorded its highest single day tally of COVID-19 cases with 1,555 persons, including those from other states and foreign returnees, testing positive for the virus. This pushed the total number of cases to …
  • AP reports 1,062 cases, 12 deaths 08 Jul 2020 23:31 Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday registered 1,062 new Covid-19 cases and 12 deaths. The cumulative caseload has risen to 22,259 while the toll stands at 264. Altogether, 1,356 people were discharged from various hospitals on Wednesday, the …
  • Local spread in Kerala widens with 107 cases 08 Jul 2020 22:58 Kerala’s cumulative burden of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases crossed the 6,000 mark with 301 cases reported on Wednesday. The State’s case tally now stands at 6,195 cases, a jump of 1,000 cases over the last few days. In the past one week, there was a big …
  • Market linkage could boost farmers' turnover by 5-20%: Tata Trust study 08 Jul 2020 20:46 A recent survey on Farmer Producers Organisations (FPOs) by Tata Trusts suggested that to ensure higher returns for farm produce, “FPOs need to increase market linkages”. The report recommends addressing the concerns of agricultural value chains such as …
  • Don't panic, says CM Jagan even as virus numbers in AP surge 08 Jul 2020 02:03 Vijayawada: Advising people not to panic over the rise in Covid-19 cases, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said the number of cases were increasing as state borders had been thrown open and people from other states were coming in, apart …
  • AP reports 1,178 fresh infections, 13 deaths 08 Jul 2020 00:19 Visakhapatnam: AP reported 13 coronavirus deaths, the highest number of casualties in a single day and 1,178 Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, taking the caseload to 21,197. While the death toll rose to 252, altogether 825 people were discharged from various …
  • COVID-19 | A.P. reports 1,178 new cases, 13 deaths 07 Jul 2020 17:29 The State has reported 13 COVID-19 deaths and 1,178 new cases in the past 24 hours, taking the death toll to 252 and the tally to 21,197 as of the morning of July 7. According to the bulletin issued by the Health Department, as many as 825 persons …
  • AP: Nagari legislator Roja drives new ambulance, poses for photos, delays deployment 07 Jul 2020 15:25 Roja, who is also the Chairperson of Andhra Pradesh Industrial Infrastructure Corporation, was present there to “receive” the ambulances. (Screen grab) R K Roja, former south Indian actor and YSR Congress Party MLA from Nagari assembly constituency in …
  • COVID-19 tally crosses 21,000 in Andhra with 1,178 fresh cases in 24 hours 07 Jul 2020 12:20 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: For the second consecutive day, the COVID-19 tally in Andhra Pradesh crossed the 1,000 mark taking the total number of cases past 21,000. With 13 more patients succumbing to the virus, the death toll in the state reached …
  • 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 …
  • Andhra Pradesh sees over 1K new coronavirus cases 07 Jul 2020 04:53 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: For the first time, Andhra Pradesh recorded over 1,000 Covid-19 infections in a single day. With 1,322 new cases, the overall tally shot past the 20,000-mark. Also, seven more deaths took the toll to 239. According to a …
  • Andhra Covid victim’s body dumped into pit by earthmover 06 Jul 2020 17:58 Amaravati, July 6 (IANS) Another video has emerged from Andhra Pradesh on Monday highlighting utter disrespect being shown while disposing of dead bodies of Covid-19 victims in the state. In the second such incident in 10 days, authorities used a JCB …
  • Andhra Pradesh records single-day high of 14 deaths, 998 positive cases 06 Jul 2020 06:33 Vijayawada: An unprecedented 998 corona positive cases were recorded in the past 24 hours across Andhra Pradesh as of Sunday. Equally alarming has been a single-day high of 14 deaths, taking the toll to 232. The overall positive cases touched 18,697 in …
  • More than 10 lakh coronavirus tests done in Andhra Pradesh 06 Jul 2020 03:10 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh on Sunday crossed the milestone of having conducted more than 10 lakh coronavirus tests. It took 59 days to test the first one lakh samples, and just four days for the last lakh. As of 9 am on Sunday, the …
  • AP records highest one-day spike with 998 virus cases 06 Jul 2020 00:26 Locals reach fishing harbour in Visakhapatnam on Sunday, flouting social distancing norms, although Covid-19 c...Read More Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh reported the highest single-day surge of Covid-19 cases on Sunday with 998 people testing positive. As …
  • Elephant herd damages crops in Chittoor district 06 Jul 2020 00:26 Hyderabad: Paddy fields in Chittoor district were severely damaged after elephant herds from Kaundinya sanctuary and the neighbouring state attacked the fields on Sunday. Farmers of Rangampet and Nagapatla villages say that they have suffered huge losses …
  • Andhra reports 998 new Covid cases, highest in a day 05 Jul 2020 12:58 Amaravati, July 5 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh, on Sunday, reported highest ever one day tally of 998 positive cases. The latest update takes the cumulative tally of Covid-19 cases to 18,697, which include cases detected among returnees from other states and …
  • Andhra Pradesh records 998 new coronavirus cases in last 24 hours 05 Jul 2020 11:49 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A record 998 new cases in the last 24 hours ending 9 a.m. on Sunday took the Covid19 tally in Andhra Pradesh to 18,697 positive cases.  It is the highest ever number of cases registered in a single day, so far. With …
  • With 765 new cases, Andhra’s Covid tally swells to 17,699 04 Jul 2020 14:19 Amaravati, July 4 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh reported on Saturday that 765 samples tested positive during the tests conducted in the last 24 hours ending 9 a.m. The latest single-day tally takes the cumulative figures of Covid-19 cases to 17,699, including …
  • COVID-19: 12 more die in Andhra as tally crosses 17,000 with 765 new cases in 24 hours 04 Jul 2020 12:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The COVID-19 tally in Andhra Pradesh crossed the 17,000-mark on Saturday with 765 new cases recorded in a span of 24 hours. The cumulative number of cases now stands at 17,699 while the death toll reached 218 with 12 …
  • Coronavirus | A.P. tally mounts to 17,699 cases and 218 deaths 04 Jul 2020 09:44 Andhra Pradesh has reported 12 deaths and 765 fresh cases of COVID-19 during the past 24 hours taking the toll to 218 and tally to 17, 699. There are 9,473 active cases and 8,008 have recovered so far. Three new deaths each occurred in Kurnool and …
  • Record 38,898 COVID-19 samples tested in 24 hours in Andhra Pradesh 04 Jul 2020 03:53 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A record 38,898 samples were tested in the last 24 hours ending Friday 9 am, of which 837 returned positive. The fresh additions took the state's aggregate number of COVID-19 cases to 16,934. Meanwhile, eight …
  • COVID-19: 837 fresh cases, eight more deaths in Andhra Pradesh in 24 hours 03 Jul 2020 09:37 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Out of the 38,898 samples tested in Andhra Pradesh in the last 24 hours ending 9 a.m on Friday, the highest number of samples tested so far, 837 people tested positive for COVID-19 taking the state’s tally to 16,934. …
  • Midweek dip in new cases gives hope to Andhra Pradesh 02 Jul 2020 06:46 Vijayawada: Andhra Pradesh recorded 611 new cases of COVID-19 and six more deaths, three each from Krishna and Kurnool districts, taking the death toll to 193 on Wednesday. The new case numbers have fallen since the peak of 813 seen on June 28. The dip …
  • Andhra Pradesh sees six deaths, 657 new cases and 477 recoveries in a day 01 Jul 2020 17:29 The State witnessed six more deaths and 657 new COVID-19 cases during the past 24 hours. The number of new cases and deaths came down slightly compared to the past three days after the highest spike of 813 fresh cases and 12 deaths on June 28. The tally …
  • Government set to take back 253 acres of unutilised land from Amara Raja 01 Jul 2020 06:46 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In what could be seen as a shock to Amara Raja Group of Industries, the State government has issued orders permitting the Andhra Pradesh Industrial Infrastructure Corporation (APIIC) to take back 253.61 acres of …
  • Andhra govt withdraws 253.61 acres land from Amara Raja Infratech 01 Jul 2020 06:16 Andhra Pradesh Government on Tuesday has withdrawn 253.61 acres of land allotted to Amara Raja Infratech Pvt Limited for the establishment of Digital World City/Industrial Park. YSR Congress Party government has withdrawn part of the land from Telugu …
  • Coronavirus | Seven deaths push toll to 187; tally crosses 14,000-mark in Andhra Pradesh 01 Jul 2020 02:40 The State has crossed the 14,000-mark in the tally of positive COVID-19 cases reported so far with the detection of 704 cases during the past 24 hours as 18, 114 samples were tested, as of Tuesday morning. Seven persons succumbed to COVID-19, taking the …
  • Pandemic affects pace of Water Metro project 01 Jul 2020 02:30 By Express News Service KOCHI: The pandemic has led to some of the major infrastructure projects mooted for the commercial capital of Kerala being delayed. Among these, is the `747-crore Water Metro project. The first phase of the project, which is being …
  • Andhra Pradesh govt retrieves land from Amara Raja, TDP cries harassment 30 Jun 2020 15:26 HYDERABAD: Andhra Pradesh government on Tuesday ordered retrieving over 253 acres out of 483 acres of land allotted Amara Raja group belonging to the Opposition Telugu Desam Party Lok Sabha member Jayadev Galla’s family, alleging non-utilisation of the …
  • COVID-19 tally breaches 14,000 in Andhra with 704 fresh cases in 24 hours, seven more die 30 Jun 2020 10:41 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The COVID-19 tally in Andhra Pradesh crossed the 14,000 mark with 704 cases recorded in the state in the last 24 hours. These include 648 from people of the state, 51 from other states and five foreign returnees. The …
  • ReSTART package will help rebuild industry sector: Minister 30 Jun 2020 09:45 The ReSTART package launched by the government will not only bail out the MSMEs ailing under the impact of the lockdown, but also help rebuild the industry sector in the State, Deputy Chief Minister K. Narayanaswamy has said. He, along with Panchayat Raj …
  • Apollo Tyres sets up its fifth factory in India: Andhra Pradesh facility to run on solar power 29 Jun 2020 07:20 Apollo Tyres has gone ahead and built a new factory in Andhra Pradesh. This is the company’s seventh factory worldwide and fifth in the Indian market. The first tyre too has been rolled out of this facility and this event was virtually unveiled and …
  • Pandemic curve continues to rise in A.P. 29 Jun 2020 05:01 The COVID-19 cases and fatalities continue to rise at an alarming rate in the State. In the 24 hours ending Sunday morning, the State registered 813 new cases and 12 more deaths after testing 25,778 samples, pushing the tally to 13,098 and toll to 169. The …
  • Andhra Dy CM K Narayana Swamy in home quarantine after security staff test positive for COVID-19 29 Jun 2020 05:01 By Express News Service CHITTOOR: TWO security personnel deployed to guard the residence of Deputy Chief Minister K Narayana Swamy in Puttur have tested positive for COVID-19. All family members, including the Deputy CM, were then tested and their results …
  • Single-day spike of 813 new cases take COVID-19 tally past 13000 in Andhra  28 Jun 2020 10:58 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: COVID-19 tally in Andhra Pradesh crossed 13,000 mark and now stands at 13,098 with another 813 new cases reported in the last 24 hours ending 9 am on Sunday. It is the highest number of cases reported on a single day …
  • AP corona tally crosses 13K-mark, death toll reaches 169 28 Jun 2020 10:03 Amaravati, June 28 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh’s Covid-19 tally witnessed yet another massive jump in cases on Sunday, with 813 new cases reported from various parts of the state. The Sunday’s tally is the highest single-day count of corona cases reported so far …
  • Andhra Pradesh has its worst corona day yet 28 Jun 2020 03:56 Vijayawada: The coronavirus outbreak in Andhra Pradesh recorded its worst day yet on Saturday. Eleven people died of COVID-19, the highest number of fatalities on a single day so far, and the state also recorded 796 fresh cases of infection, the highest …
  • With 796 new Covid-19 cases, tally reaches 12k in Andhra 27 Jun 2020 23:29 BATTLING THE VIRUS: Health care workers being deployed on Covid-19 duty at railway station in Vijayawada on Sa...Read More Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh reported its highest single-day spike of 796 Covid-19 cases, taking the cumulative caseload to 12,285. …
  • 6 arrested for fraud using duplicate SIM 27 Jun 2020 23:29 Hyderabad: Cyberabad cybercrime team arrested six persons for cheating a person and withdrawing close to Rs 2 lakh from their bank account by swapping their SIM card. The accused were identified as Eswar Pavan from Visakhapatnam, Madan Mohan Reddy from …
  • COVID-19 | A.P. sees 11 deaths and 796 new cases in a day 27 Jun 2020 16:51 Indicating rapid spread of the novel coronavirus in the State, as many as 796 fresh cases of COVID-19, the biggest single-day spike so far. and 11 deaths, which is also the highest in a single-day, were reported in the past 24 hours. During the same period …
  • Biggest COVID-19 spike in Andhra Pradesh with 796 cases, 11 deaths in 24 hours 27 Jun 2020 09:16 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh saw its highest single-day COVID-19 spike with 796 cases as the tally in the state surged past the 12,000 mark on Saturday. Of the 796 cases recorded in the past 24 hours, 740 are people from the state …
  • 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 …
  • Andhra Pradesh shoots past 11 thousand mark with 605 new COVID-19 cases 27 Jun 2020 04:36 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The COVID-19 tally in Andhra Pradesh reached 11,489 on Friday, with 605 of the 22,305 samples tested returning positive for coronavirus in the 24 hours ending at 10 am. This is the highest number of cases reported in a …
  • Relentless rise in COVID-19 cases in Nellore, Prakasam 27 Jun 2020 03:50 Coronavirus cases continued to be on the rise in south-coastal Andhra Pradesh as 79 more persons — 47 in Prakasam district and 32 in Nellore district — tested positive in the last 24 hours. Health officials are now worried about a spread of the disease at …
  • 10 more COVID-19 deaths in Andhra as state sees biggest spike with 605 new cases in 24 hours 26 Jun 2020 09:48 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The COVID-19 tally in Andhra Pradesh crossed the 11,000 mark and now stands at 11,489 with 605 new cases reported in the last 24 hours ending 10 am on Friday. It is the highest number of cases reported on a single day …
  • Graph continues to rise with 7 deaths 26 Jun 2020 04:59 The State has detected 553 new COVID-19 cases and seven more persons succumbed to the disease during the past 24 hours as of Thursday morning. It is the highest single-day spike so far. The tally has gone up to 10, 884 and the toll increased to 136. With …
  • Sensex Up 290 Points; Nifty At 10,367 26 Jun 2020 04:51 Indian shares followed global peers higher on Friday after U.S. regulators announced plans to ease restrictions on large banks' investments and a report showed U.S. orders for durable goods jumped in May by the most in nearly six years. The benchmark S …
  • Stocks to watch: ITC, Ashok Leyland, RIL, CIL, Glenmark Pharma, BOI, CONCOR 26 Jun 2020 04:09 At 08:37 am, Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) were trading 38.50 points or 0.38 per cent higher at 10,270, indicating a positive start for the Indian market on Friday. Here's a look at the stocks that may remain in focus today - ITC: ITC …
  • Apollo Tyres commissions greenfield facility in AP 25 Jun 2020 17:00 Apollo Tyres has commissioned its 7th manufacturing unit globally, and the fifth one in India, with the first tyre rolling out from the greenfield facility located at Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh. Apollo Tyres Chairman Onkar S Kanwar, Vice-Chairman and MD, …
  • Apollo Tyres starts production at AP facility; to invest Rs 3,800 cr 25 Jun 2020 13:41 Apollo Tyres' recently commissioned facility in Andhra Pradesh saw its first tyre roll out on Thursday. The unit, seventh globally and fifth in India, is located in the state's Chittoor district. The company plans to invest close to Rs 3,800 crore …
  • Apollo Tyres commissions its Andhra Pradesh greenfield facility 25 Jun 2020 11:44 Apollo Tyres commissioned its 7th manufacturing unit globally, and the fifth one in India, with the first tyre rolling out today from the Andhra Pradesh greenfield facility in the southern part of the country. Chairman, Onkar S Kanwar, Vice Chairman and MD …
  • APSRTC likely to launch ‘Pratham’ mobile app on July 20 10 Jul 2020 04:14 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) is likely to launch ‘Pratham’, a first-of-its-kind mobile application, on July 20 to encourage cashless transactions among passengers during Covid-19 pandemic. …
  • If Covid-19 changed your eating habits, stock market is loving it 09 Jul 2020 06:04 The stock market knows what you ate last summer and what has changed this season! Hard to believe? A smallcap food processor, owned by the US giant Mars, has shown a lot of resilience through the market disruption caused by Covid-19. Reason? The company …
  • Karnataka: Puttur man sues agent for changing bus seats reserved for Tirupati trip 08 Jul 2020 03:07 The Puttur couple had to sit in different seats though they had opted for the package by paying Rs 7,000. BENGALURU: When a Puttur man and his wife were given different seats on a pre-booked bus to Tirupati, he decided to sue the bus service company and …
  • 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 …
  • Authorities Bring In Earthmover To Bury Covid Patient's Body Weighing 175 Kgs 07 Jul 2020 06:23 A JCB machine was used to lift and carry the body into the burial pit," the municipal commissioner said. Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh): An earthmover was used to bury the body of a COVID-19 patient in Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday, authorities said …
  • Row over JCB burial for overweight man 06 Jul 2020 23:32 Tirupati: In the second such incident in Andhra Pradesh, a Covid-19 patient’s body was buried using a JCB by civic officials in Tirupati. A couple of weeks ago a similar incident was reported from Palasa in Srikakulam district which had led to suspension …
  • Andhra Covid victim’s body dumped into pit by earthmover 06 Jul 2020 17:58 Amaravati, July 6 (IANS) Another video has emerged from Andhra Pradesh on Monday highlighting utter disrespect being shown while disposing of dead bodies of Covid-19 victims in the state. In the second such incident in 10 days, authorities used a JCB …
  • Testing in A.P. crosses 10-lakh mark 06 Jul 2020 04:41 The State which has been on the forefront in detecting the coronavirus cases has tested 10 lakh samples by Sunday. Having tested 10,17,140 samples by 9 a.m. on Sunday, the authorities put the positivity rate is 1.84%, which means only less than two persons …
  • TTD on alert after 17 temple staff test positive for Covid 05 Jul 2020 13:58 Tirupati, July 5 (IANS) With 17 of its employees testing positive for Covid-19, the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD), which manages the affairs of Sri Venkateswara temple at Tirumala, has sounded an alert and has started taking additional measures to …
  • Karnataka To Build Rs 200 Crore Pilgrim complexes at Tirumala 05 Jul 2020 08:15 The project at Tirumala is estimated to cost Rs 200 crore. Tirupati: The Karnataka government will soon build a massive pilgrim amenities complex and marriage hall at Tirumala, the hill abode of Lord Venkateswara, at an estimated cost of Rs 200 crore, a …
  • 17 employees of Tirumala temple test positive, but none since reopening 05 Jul 2020 05:23 Tirupati: Reiterating that not even a single devotee has tested positive for COVID-19 since resumption of services at the Venkateswara temple in Tirumala on June 8, Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) Trust Board chairman Y.V. Subba Reddy announced that …
  • Police help woman reunite with her son after treatment 05 Jul 2020 03:47 On the wintry night of January 30, a 45-year-old woman, who looked mentally unstable, was seen criss-crossing the Bhakarapet forest road, 25 km from Tirupati. Luckily, she could escape being hit by speeding vehicles, thanks to the alert drivers. Circle- …
  • Karnataka to build Rs 200 crore pilgrim complexes and marriage hall at Tirumala 05 Jul 2020 02:43 Image Source : PTI Karnataka to build Rs 200 crore pilgrim complexes and marriage hall at Tirumala The Karnataka government will soon build a massive pilgrim amenities complex and marriage hall at Tirumala, the hill abode of Lord Venkateswara, at an …
  • 17 Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams staff test coronavirus positive 04 Jul 2020 16:24 Image Source : FILE 17 Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams staff test coronavirus positive  As many as 17 staff members of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) that governs the shrine of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala, near Tirupati, have tested positive for …
  • Jyeshtabhishekam concludes at Govindaraja temple 04 Jul 2020 03:44 The three-day Jyeshtabhishekam festival concluded in a grand manner at the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams’ Sri Govindaraja Swamy temple on Friday. Glittering armour was adorned to the processional deities of Sri Govindaraja and His consorts Sridevi and …
  • 27-year-old Tirupati returnee tests +ve 03 Jul 2020 05:10
  • Express Impact: Karnataka's 'Lake Man' Kaamegowda gets lifetime free bus pass 03 Jul 2020 03:50 Express News Service BENGALURU:  The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has issued the Lifetime free bus pass to 84-year-old Kaamegowda who has constructed 16 ponds at his village in Malavalli taluk. Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa directed …
  • First Covid-19 death in Gondia, Vid cases nearing 5k 03 Jul 2020 02:41 Nagpur: Gondia, where Covid-19 spread had remained fairly in control for the last four months, registered its first Covid death on July 1. A 72-year-old man, a resident of Khodseoni village of Sadak-Arjuni tehsil, died during treatment at GMC, Gondia. He …
  • Tollywood celebs ignore Y S Jagan government's initiatives 02 Jul 2020 10:54 Tirupati: The Tollywood film industry, baring a few exceptions, has kept silent about the launch of 1,088 new vehicles for the 108 and 104 emergency services, seen as a flagship programme by the Andhra Pradesh government.  Normally, Tollywood celebs …
  • Midweek dip in new cases gives hope to Andhra Pradesh 02 Jul 2020 06:46 Vijayawada: Andhra Pradesh recorded 611 new cases of COVID-19 and six more deaths, three each from Krishna and Kurnool districts, taking the death toll to 193 on Wednesday. The new case numbers have fallen since the peak of 813 seen on June 28. The dip …
  • Corona confinement spawns board games aplenty 30 Jun 2020 13:12 Awareness creation about the dangers of Covid-19, and the importance of adopting safety measures, is crucial to curbing the spread During the lockdown, with the emphasis on social distancing, gaming, earlier often viewed as ‘anti-social’, has become a way …
  • ReSTART package will help rebuild industry sector: Minister 30 Jun 2020 09:45 The ReSTART package launched by the government will not only bail out the MSMEs ailing under the impact of the lockdown, but also help rebuild the industry sector in the State, Deputy Chief Minister K. Narayanaswamy has said. He, along with Panchayat Raj …
  • Andhra Dy CM K Narayana Swamy in home quarantine after security staff test positive for COVID-19 29 Jun 2020 05:01 By Express News Service CHITTOOR: TWO security personnel deployed to guard the residence of Deputy Chief Minister K Narayana Swamy in Puttur have tested positive for COVID-19. All family members, including the Deputy CM, were then tested and their results …
  • One dead, four injured after ammonia gas leak in Kurnool 27 Jun 2020 23:29 Tirupati: One person died and four others were injured after ammonia leaked from a fertilizer plant near Nandyal in Kurnool district on Saturday. The tragedy could have been severe had the gas leakage was not plugged in time before it could surround the …
  • What’s lost and gained as virtual experiences replace real ones 27 Jun 2020 22:11 Not too long ago, immersive technologies were all the buzz. They were supposed to revolutionise entertainment, gaming and a lot more. Holographic humans were to substitute real ones. Typically, these technologies belonged to the world of wonder, driven …
  • ‘Captive breeding of white tigers leads to genetic defects’ 27 Jun 2020 19:37 Death of a white tiger in Nehru Zoological Park has shifted the focus yet again on ethical aspects of captive breeding of animals. Captive breeding of white tigers — a genetic variation of the Royal Bengal Tiger species — has been debated against for long, …
  • Madhya Pradesh CM offers prayers at Tirumala temple 27 Jun 2020 16:54 Share00 Tirupati June 27 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday offered prayers at Sri Venkateswara Swamy temple at Tirumala. Accompanied by family members, he had ‘darshan’ at the famous hill shrine and participated in …
  • MP CM Shivraj Chouhan offers prayers at AP’s Tirupati Balaji for Covid-19 fight 27 Jun 2020 14:48 Jun 27, 2020, 07:11PM ISTSource: ANIChief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, along with his family offered prayers at Sri Venkateswara Swamy Vaari Temple in Tirupati district of Andhra Pradesh today. The Chief Minister said, “Fight against …
  • Covid tests: AP races ahead of T'gana in numbers 27 Jun 2020 05:22 Picture for representational purpose only. VISAKHAPATNAM: Andhra Pradesh and Telangana reported their highest single-day spike in Covid-19 cases on Thursday with 553 and 920 infections, respectively. However, there is a stark contrast between the two …
  • One more AP MLA tests positive 26 Jun 2020 00:35 Tirupati: Two days after a legislator from Vizianagaram district tested positive for Covid-19, another ruling party MLA’s sample returned positive on Thursday. The legislator is from Kurnool district, which continues to top the Covid-19 caseload in the …
  • 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 …
  • Why is music not taught in school? 21 Jul 2018 19:24 BENGALURU: For schools, music isn’t a priority. Atleast, that’s what a five-year, transnational study, conducted by Mysore University scholar DVK Vasudevan along with violinist Dr Mysore Manjunath and Dr Ganesh Mahidhara found. The purpose of the study was …
  • 22-year-old’s cycle yatra to save AP coastline 21 Jun 2018 00:49 By Express News Service TIRUPATI: Twenty-two-year-old graduate C Yashwanth Kumar embarked on an all Andhra Pradesh cycle yatra on Wednesday with a mission to ‘save the coastline from human greed’.     During his 3,200 km yatra, he will cover 20 major …
  • The Age of Surplus 11 Jun 2018 20:20 There is practically no agri-commodity today that isn’t a victim of “permanent surpluses”.  (Representational Image/ PTI) If there is one thing that has changed in Indian agriculture in recent times, it is supply response — the ability of farmers to …
  • Andhra CM accuses Centre of conspiring to take over Tirumala temple 08 Jun 2018 16:08 Reuters Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu claims that the Centre is conspiring to take over the functioning of the historic temple in Tirupati. Chandrababu, while addressing a public meeting in Chittoor, where he went to participate in the …
  • Central Government hatching conspiracy to take over functioning of Tirumala temple: Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu 08 Jun 2018 06:22 Chittoor (Andhra Pradesh): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday accused the Central Government of hatching a conspiracy to take over the functioning of Tirumala temple. Chandrababu, while addressing a public meeting in Chittoor, …
  • ‘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. …
  • Centre conspired to take over Tirumala temple: Andhra CM 08 Jun 2018 01:41 [India], Jun 8 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday accused the Central Government of hatching a conspiracy to take over the functioning of Tirumala temple. Chandrababu, while addressing a public meeting in Chittoor, where …
  • Pension for renal patients in pvt hospitals too 31 May 2018 02:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has directed the officials to extend dialysis and pension facilities to the renal patients who are undergoing treatment in private hospitals also. At present, the government is …
  • ‘Rahul will announce SCS in Tirupati’ 06 Apr 2018 02:37 The Congress party on Thursday said it would bring AICC president Rahul Gandhi to Tirupati to add credence to its promise to accord the Special Category Status, when it comes to power. APCC president N. Raghuveera Reddy said as a true national party, it …
  • MLA actor Kajal Aggarwal: Until Magadheera, I was confused about a career in films 22 Mar 2018 12:59 Written by Manoj Kumar R | Bengaluru | Published: March 22, 2018 5:52 pm Kajal said she has grown a lot as an actor in the past decade that it helped her to have insightful discussions about cinema with Kalyan on the sets of MLA. Actor Kajal Aggarwal made …
  • Fresh thundershowers break out over South Peninsula 18 Mar 2018 16:47 Thunderstorms have broken out fresh over many parts of the South Peninsula along a track negotiated by last week’s depression, with associated clouds growing its footprint in North from the Laccadive Sea (South-West of Sri Lanka). India Met Department (IMD …
  • 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 …
  • Breeding for the market: Private sector’s Green Revolution 21 Feb 2018 20:39 A trader auctioning tomatoes at Karnataka’s Kolar APMC market yard. (Express Photo: Kashif Masood) India’s first Green Revolution was largely public sector-led. The high-yielding wheat and paddy varieties from the 1960s to the 1980s, which made the country …
  • Loneliness of the long denied artist 16 Feb 2018 01:44 Written by Aditi Raja | Vadodara | Published: February 16, 2018 5:55 am Artists look back at controversy that frustrated Chandramohan to point of setting fire to university office. (File)  A newly renovated boundary wall separates the street from the …
  • PM says tomato, onion, potato crops are govt's 'TOP priority'; farmers wait to see how 11 Feb 2018 00:36 Updated: February 11, 2018 5:51 am Between 2001-02 and 2016-17, India’s potato production has practically doubled, from an estimated 24.46 million tonnes (mt) to 48.61 mt. In case of tomatoes, it has tripled (from 7.46 mt to 20.71 mt), and for onions, …
  • The Greys in Operation Greens 10 Feb 2018 20:12 Updated: February 11, 2018 1:16 am Between 2001-02 and 2016-17, India’s potato production has practically doubled, from an estimated 24.46 million tonnes (mt) to 48.61 mt. In case of tomatoes, it has tripled (from 7.46 mt to 20.71 mt), and for onions, …
  • Prices unsteady, Andhra Pradesh tries a seed experiment 10 Feb 2018 20:12 The favourable climate — neither too hot nor too cold — ensures tomato grows well around Madanapalle in Chittoor district. (Express Photo/Harsha Vadlamani) Only four persons among the younger generation in the 200-odd families of Vanamaladinne village …
  • 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 …
  • CM vows to make Chittoor district drought-free 17 Jan 2018 03:38 TIRUPATI: If things go as planned, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu is all set to make Chittoor a drought-free district. To eradicate drought like conditions, the State government is planning more and more development works in the district. While leaving …
  • Jagan promises fair deal to weavers 02 Jan 2018 05:48 YSR Congress Party president Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday said that raw material would be provided to weaves at subsidised rate and loans given to them at lowest interest rate if the party comes to power. Interacting with weavers at Chinna Tippa …
  • When tomato brought tears to farmers 27 Dec 2017 06:21 The price of tomato in South India’s largest tomato market at Madanapalle stood at ₹6.40 a kg on Tuesday, while the vegetable was reportedly sold at 65 paise a kg in domestic markets in Kurnool and Anantapur. The retail tomato price in Chittoor district …
  • Farmers gherao AP Minister over HNSS compensation 15 Dec 2017 06:16 A group of farmers on Thursday morning intercepted the convoy of Industries Minister N. Amarnath Reddy at V. Kota mandal headquarters on the busy Madanapalle-Krishnagiri NH, demanding clearance of land acquisition compensation to them, pending for two …
  • TDP goes all out to strengthen base in YSR Cong. strongholds 11 Dec 2017 03:21 The ruling TDP, which had suffered a rout in the western constituencies of the district, is leaving no stone unturned to bounce back and be a force to reckon with. At present, the Assembly constituencies of Chandragiri, Piler, Madanapalle and Punganur are …
  • Heavy rain batters Chittoor; high alert along Neeva river bank 06 Oct 2017 05:01 Chittoor municipal corporation limits and surrounding mandals of Tavanampalle and Irala received heavy rain during the last 24 hours, resulting in copious inflows into Neeva river. The NTR Jalasayam, the prime source of drinking water for Chittoor, which …
  • 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 …