• Karnataka reports 179 deaths in highest daily toll 18 Sep 2020 21:32 Karnataka had 5,02,982 cases as of Friday, as 8,626 people tested positive for COVID-19. The State reported 179 more deaths, the highest on a single day. The State reported 148 deaths on August 25. It was another day of 4,000-plus COVID-19 cases in Kerala …
  • CoC approves Indu Projects resolution plan, awaits NCLT nod 18 Sep 2020 14:29 The Committee of Creditors of Indu Projects Limited, currently undergoing insolvency proceedings at the NCLT’s Hyderabad Bench, has approved a resolution plan submitted by Earthin Projects Limited. The majority decision of the CoC has been placed before …
  • Covid-19: Andhra continues to log higher recoveries 18 Sep 2020 14:13 Amaravati, Sep 18 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh has been consistent in clocking a higher number of recoveries than the daily detection rate of new Covid infections, health officials said on Friday. The state reported 8,096 new coronavirus cases on Friday, pushing …
  • COVID-19 tally crosses six lakhs 18 Sep 2020 08:06 The State’s COVID-19 tally crossed the six-lakh mark with the registration of 8,702 more infections and 72 deaths in the last 24 hours ending Thursday morning. Andhra Pradesh is the only State after Maharashtra to witness over six lakh infections. The …
  • Red sandalwood seized in Chittoor 18 Sep 2020 01:04
  • Kerala’s 4,351 daily cases set a new record 17 Sep 2020 19:46 Kerala’s COVID-19 case graph soared on Thursday with 4,351 new cases. As the epidemic scaled a new peak, experts predicted a further rise. The number of samples tested in the last 24 hours was 45,730. Cases being treated in hospitals stood at 34,314, of …
  • AP surges past 6 lakh Covid cases 17 Sep 2020 18:44 Amaravati, Sep 17 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh’s Covid tally breached 6 lakh mark with 8,702 new cases on Thursday, health officials said. The new additions have raised the state’s tally to 6,01,462. East Godavari reported 1,383 cases and West Godavari 1,064 …
  • Kochi Metro: Construction of eight more terminals begins 17 Sep 2020 11:15 By Express News Service KOCHI: In an effort to add one more feather in the city’s cap by 2021, the Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) kicked off the construction of eight more terminals for the Kochi Water Metro project on Wednesday. The work began with …
  • A.P.’s tally inching towards 6-lakh mark 17 Sep 2020 04:36 Andhra Pradesh reported less than 10,000 new infections for the sixth consecutive day with a lesser positivity rate, even as a huge number of samples were tested in the past day. However, the tally has inched closer to the six-lakh mark. With 8,835 new …
  • Kerala reports a new high of 3,830 COVID-19 cases 16 Sep 2020 20:30 On Wednesday, Kerala reported a new single-day high of 3,830 COVID-19 cases, taking cumulative cases to 1,17,863. Daily sample testing went up to 46,162. The number of patients under treatment was 32,709. Of these, 301 were critically ill and being treated …
  • COVID toll crosses 5,000 in Andhra Pradesh 16 Sep 2020 06:38 The COVID-19 toll in Andhra Pradesh has crossed the 5,000-mark and reached 5,041, with 69 new deaths reported in the past day as of Tuesday morning. During the same period, 8,846 new infections were reported and the infection tally climbed to 5,83,925. The …
  • Driving schools off to a great restart 16 Sep 2020 02:57 Express News Service KOCHI: For driving schools in the city, it has been over five months of slumber. After the government order allowing them to reopen on September 14, a lot has changed for them too. But, despite restrictions to enforce social distancing …
  • Installation of two idols at Kalahasti temple sparks row, complaint filed 15 Sep 2020 04:57 By Express News Service CHITTOOR :  Unauthorised installation of two idols on Srikalahasti temple premises by unidentified persons on September 8 sparked a major row. Temple executive officer (EO) C Chandrasekhar Reddy has filed a police complaint in this …
  • Andhra Pradesh reports sharp decline in new Covid cases; 9.7K recover 15 Sep 2020 04:57 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: After a gap of a few weeks, Andhra Pradesh reported less than 8,000 new Covid-19 infections even as 9,784 patients were discharged from hospitals in the 24 hours ending Monday 9 am. According to the latest bulletin by …
  • Karnataka adds 8,244 COVID-19 cases, testing level dips 14 Sep 2020 21:39 Once again, Telangana’s test numbers for COVID-19 dropped on Sunday. While the normal is about 60,000 samples on weekdays, it dropped to about 60% on Sundays, starting from July 26. On September 13, only 34,427 samples were tested and 1,417 were found to …
  • Killing of Mandya temple priests: Five arrested after brief encounter with cops 14 Sep 2020 07:06 By PTI BENGALURU: Five people have been arrested in connection with the murder of three temple priests in Mandya after a brief encounter in the wee hours of Monday, police said. "We have arrested five people while four others are absconding. In all, …
  • Active Covid cases in Andhra Pradesh down to 95,000; 72K samples tested 14 Sep 2020 05:03 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh saw a slight fall in the number of daily Covid-19 cases with 9,536 people testing positive on Sunday, taking the tally to 5.67 lakh. With over 10,000 recovering in the same period, active cases stood at a …
  • Neta's Natter: KCR and the Sea? 13 Sep 2020 20:43 At the start of the classic novella, The Old Man and The Sea, which finally won Ernst Hemingway the Nobel Prize for literature, an entire village wishes to boycott Santiago, the old fisherman, because they fear he has gone ‘salao’ and can no longer catch …
  • AP’s Covid tally touches 5.67 lakh with 9,536 fresh cases 13 Sep 2020 17:38 Amaravati, Sep 13 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh has registered 9,536 new Covid positive cases, pushing the state’s tally to 5.67 lakh, health officials said on Sunday. East Godavari district continues to report the highest number of cases. On Sunday, the district …
  • COVID cases on the decline in AP as state ramps up testing 13 Sep 2020 08:31 Andhra Pradesh has registered 9,901 new Covid-19 cases taking its tally to 5,57,587 and 67 deaths taking the death toll to 4,846 in the last 24 hours. The state's Covid-19 bulletin reported that of the 75,465 samples tested, 9,901 individuals were …
  • AP sees 10,292 recoveries against 9,901 new cases 13 Sep 2020 04:57 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: More coronavirus patients recovered than infections registered in the 24 hours ending Saturday 9 am, bringing active cases under 96,000. While the state saw its tally grow by 9,901, over 10,000 recoveries were recorded …
  • A.P.’s COVID tally crosses 5.5 lakh 13 Sep 2020 04:21 E. Godavari continues to report the highest single-day spike Andhra Pradesh’s COVID tally crossed the 5.5-lakh mark on Saturday as 9,901 new infections were reported in the past day. A.P. tested 75,465 samples in a day, the highest so far, and the total …
  • 9,901 new Covid cases push AP’s tally to 5.57 lakh 12 Sep 2020 16:26 Amaravati, Sep 12 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh has registered 9,901 new Covid-19 cases, pushing the state’s tally to 5.57 lakh, health officials said on Saturday. “As many as 10,292 more patients have recovered from the virus,” the officials said. Three districts …
  • Ram Charan donates Rs 7.5 lakh to families of Pawan Kalyan’s deceased fans 12 Sep 2020 07:05 Written by A. Kameshwari | New Delhi | Updated: September 12, 2020 11:12:52 am Pawan Kalyan thanked Ram Charan for his gesture. (Photo: Ram Charan/Instagram)Actor Ram Charan has donated Rs 7.5 lakh to the families of three deceased Pawan Kalyan fans …
  • Kochi roads test riders’ skills 12 Sep 2020 00:26 Express News Service KOCHI: Owing to high vehicle density, Kochi’s roads have always cut a sorry figure. The city’s potholed and narrow streets accounted for a significant portion of 2,290 accidents recorded in 2019 alone.  With vehicles keeping away from …
  • COVID-19: 10,000 recoveries keep active cases below 1 lakh in Andhra Pradesh 11 Sep 2020 04:54 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Kurnool emerged as the second district in the State to breach the 50,000 mark in Covid-19 tally on Thursday as it reported 482 fresh cases. However, no corona death was reported in the district in the last  24 hours. …
  • Bengaluru Police Mega drug-bust; whopping 1352 kg marijuana seized, 4 nabbed [VIDEO] 11 Sep 2020 03:26 Marijuana seized In what is seen as one of the biggest drug haul by the Bengaluru Police, 13 quintals of marijuana were seized. The city's vigilant police are on a drug-busting spree and the massive crackdown led to the confiscation of 1352 kgs of …
  • Coronavirus | A.P. claims wider testing than Maharashtra, T.N. 11 Sep 2020 03:16 Telangana reported 11 deaths and 2,534 COVID-19 positive cases on Wednesday. The Directorate of Public Health said on Thursday that there were 32,106 active cases including 25,066 in home and institutional isolation and 7,040 in government and private …
  • Sero Survey: 20% Andhra population exposed to COVID-19 10 Sep 2020 20:44 Amaravati: Close to 20 per cent of the 5.34 crore population in Andhra Pradesh has acquired immunity to COVID-19, a Sero prevalence study has revealed. The Sero survey was conducted in two phases last month with a sample size of 5,000 in each of the 13 …
  • A.P. again records over 10,000 new infections 08 Sep 2020 21:45 Telangana’s coronavirus (COVID-19) fatalities crossed the 900-mark on Monday, with 11 more deaths. The toll moved up to 906. On Monday, 2,392 samples tested positive, taking the total to 1,45,163. Coronavirus India lockdown Day 167 updates | September 8, …
  • Single-day corona recoveries more than new cases in Andhra 08 Sep 2020 17:19 Amaravati, Sep 8 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh registered 10,601 new coronavirus cases, increasing the state’s tally to 5.17 lakh, even as 11,691 recoveries were recorded on Tuesday. Chittoor, East Godavari, Nellore, Prakasham, and West Godavari districts logged 1 …
  • 32 kg ganja seized in Karnataka's Chinthamani: IG (Central Range) Semanth Kumar Singh 08 Sep 2020 08:36 Express News Service CHINTHAMANI (CHIKBALLAPUR): On the credible information under the direct supervision of Chikballapur SP Mithun Kumar, Chinthamani police arrested two persons and seized ganja weighing about 32 kgs valued at about Rs 10 lakhs and also …
  • A.P.’s COVID-19 tally crosses 5-lakh mark 08 Sep 2020 07:35 Andhra Pradesh’s COVID-19 tally has crossed the five lakh mark and reached 5,06,493 on Monday with 8,368 new infections reported in the past day. For the first time after 12 days, the day’s tally was below 10,000. A.P. is now the second State after …
  • Devadootha: Star struck 08 Sep 2020 05:02 Express News Service Do you remember how Bollywood actor Sonu Sood stepped in to help a farmer’s family when the photo of two girls ploughing their field went viral? The incident touched city-based actor Yethiraj so much that he has made a short film on …
  • Cases surge, Centre reaches out to hotspot districts, finds glaring gaps 08 Sep 2020 00:24 Delhi Metro on Samaypur Badli-Gurgaon stretch Monday. Metro services resumed with curtailed operations across the country after over five months. (Express Photo: Praveen Khanna)The Centre has received detailed feedback from officers at the district level, …
  • Andhra’s Covid tally crosses 5 lakh but recoveries exceed new cases 07 Sep 2020 16:59 Share00 Amaravati, Sep 7 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh on Monday registered 8,368 new coronavirus cases, taking the state tally past the 5 lakh mark to 5.06 lakh, even as 10,055 more patients recovered. East Godavari district accounted for the highest number of …
  • COVID-19 tally inches closer to five lakh mark in A.P. 07 Sep 2020 06:58 State’s COVID-19 tally inched closer to the five lakh-mark with another 10,000 infections reported in the 24 hours ending Sunday morning. The tally reached 4,98,125 with 10,794 new infections. The number of deaths too increased to 4,417 with 70 new …
  • Nadu-Nedu works in Andhra Pradesh schools back on fast track after slowdown during lockdown 07 Sep 2020 05:56 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Works under Mana Badi Nadu-Nedu scheme, which were under progress at a full speed, had slowed down for a few days due to the pandemic. However, the works are back on the fast track since a month now. Advisor to the …
  • High recovery rate keeps active COVID-19 cases below one lakh in Andhra Pradesh 07 Sep 2020 05:56 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With the addition of 10,000 infections in the 24 hours ending Sunday 9 am, the aggregate COVID-19 cases in the State is now just short of the five-lakh mark. However, high recoveries for the third straight day ensured …
  • Coronavirus | Kerala’s daily COVID-19 cases breach 3,000-mark 06 Sep 2020 19:50 Kerala’s daily incidence, expected to peak later in September, crossed the 3,000 mark for the first time, recording 3,082 fresh cases on Sunday. The number of samples tested was 41,392. Ten deaths which occurred between August 21 and September 2 entered …
  • Recoveries outnumber new COVID-19 infections, again in Andhra 06 Sep 2020 05:52 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Daily recoveries outnumbered new Covid-19 cases for the second consecutive day, bringing down the number of active cases to 1,00,880. Against 10,825 new infections emerging in the 24 hours ending Saturday 9 am, as many …
  • Beware, fuel stations may be using manipulated e-chips to cheat you  06 Sep 2020 04:12 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: After incidents of fuel station owners defrauding people by delivering less fuel using electronic chips in Hyderabad came to light during the joint raids carried out by Cyberabad police and Legal Metrology department …
  • No respite from increasing COVID cases in A.P. 06 Sep 2020 03:47 40 lakh samples tested in A.P. so far with a positivity rate of 12.09% Andhra Pradesh has for yet another day reported over 10,000 new COVID-19 infections. With 10,825 new cases, the second biggest single-day spike so far, the tally went up to 4,87,331 and …
  • Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh lead in deaths, new cases 05 Sep 2020 22:27 Eleven more people died of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Telangana on Friday, taking the toll to 877, while total cases rose to 1,38,395 as 2,511 samples tested positive for the virus. The State administration said 62,132 more samples had been tested. There …
  • 10,825 more Covid cases take Andhra’s tally to 4.87 lakh 05 Sep 2020 19:38 Amaravati, Sep 5 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh on Saturday reported 10,825 Covid cases, the steepest single-day jump so far. The state also recorded 71 fresh fatalities pushing the death toll to 4,347. The state’s mortality rate stands at 0.89 per cent against the …
  • AP logs 10,825 fresh COVID-19 cases, overall tally inches closer to 5 lakh-mark 05 Sep 2020 19:00 AMARAVATI : With more districts touching new landmarks by the day, Andhra Pradesh on Saturday inched closer to the five lakh mark in coronavirus cases as 10,825 more were added afresh in 24 hours. After 10,830 on August 26, this is the highest addition of …
  • Coronavirus India Updates, September 5: Concerns about spread in rural areas rise as cases race past 40 lakh mark 05 Sep 2020 16:25 A health worker collects a nasal swab sample for COVID-19 test at a mobile testing centre in Hyderabad (AP)Coronavirus India Updates: India’s COVID-19 infection tally sprinted past 40 lakh, just 13 days after it crossed 30 lakh, with a record 86,432 cases …
  • Coronavirus India Updates, September 5: Centre asks Maharashtra, Andhra, Karnataka to check mortality rate 05 Sep 2020 14:36 A health worker collects a nasal swab sample for COVID-19 test at a mobile testing centre in Hyderabad (AP)Coronavirus India Updates: India’s COVID-19 infection tally sprinted past 40 lakh, just 13 days after it crossed 30 lakh, with a record 86,432 cases …
  • Centre tells Maha, AP, K’taka to break chain of Covid-19 transmission 05 Sep 2020 13:12 New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Health Ministry on Saturday exhorted Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka to focus on aggressive measures to break the chain of transmission and to ensure that mortalities are kept below one per cent. The Centre has been …
  • A.P. sees 1.04 lakh infections in 10 days 05 Sep 2020 05:28 The State reported more than 10,000 new infections during the past day making it the tenth consecutive day to witness over 10,000 daily infections since August 26. Due to the unabated surge in infections in the past 10 days, the tally increased by 1.04 …
  • Man hangs minor daughter, kills himself 05 Sep 2020 05:18 In a shocking incident, a man hanged his five-year-old daughter and later committed suicide in Chittoor town of Andhra Pradesh on Friday, police said. Ganesh had checked into a lodge along with his daughter on Thursday night. He hanged his daughter in the …
  • Daily recoveries overtake new cases in Andhra Pradesh 05 Sep 2020 03:43 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: After a gap of several days, daily recoveries in Andhra Pradesh overtook new Covid-19 infections. While 12,334 patients were discharged from hospitals in the 24 hours ending Friday 9 am—taking the total number of …
  • Marine Drive in a free fall 04 Sep 2020 23:36 Express News Service KOCHI: Besides lack of toilets and sewage pumped into the backwaters from highrises, safety of visitors has become an issue plaguing the once-idyllic locale,Cochin Smart Mission Ltd undertaking renovation work has come as a solace but …
  • COVID-19: Centre exhorts states to curb chain of transmission, bring mortality rate below 1 per cent 04 Sep 2020 19:56 By PTI NEW DELHI: The Centre on Friday asked 15 districts of four states reporting higher number of COVID-19 deaths and infections to work on drawing up proper containment zones, effective monitoring of home isolation cases, adequate testing, ensuring …
  • Russian covid vaccine safe, says Lancet report 04 Sep 2020 18:04 New Delhi: Russia’s recently approved covid-19 vaccine, Sputnik V, appears to be safe without any serious adverse effects, and has developed long-term antibody response in humans during clinical trials, according to preliminary results published in The …
  • Coronavirus | No respite from surge in positive cases in Andhra Pradesh 04 Sep 2020 07:39 Over 10,000 infections reported for the ninth day in a row; 75 deaths push the toll to 4,200 The State reported 75 new deaths and 10,199 new infections during the past 24 hours as of Thursday morning. For the ninth day in a row, the State witnessed over 10 …
  • Liquor rates revised to combat smuggling, avoid sanitiser deaths in Andhra Pradesh 04 Sep 2020 03:32 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Following the spurt in cases of smuggling liquor into Andhra Pradesh since the price hike, the state government on Thursday revised the rates to reduce smuggling and deter addicts from consuming sanitiser. While cheap …
  • COVID-19: Most new cases added by Karnataka and A.P. 04 Sep 2020 01:13 Telangana’s COVID-19 case tally on Wednesday stood at 1,33,406, as 2,817 more samples tested positive. Ten more patients died. Among those who tested positive, 92,050 did not have any symptoms, constituting 69% of cases. Wednesday’s cases included 452 from …
  • Covid surge continues unabated in Andhra with over 10K daily count 03 Sep 2020 18:19 Amaravati, Sep 3 (IANS) The surge in Covid-19 cases in Andhra Pradesh continued unabated with the state adding 10,199 new cases while 75 more people succumbed to the virus, officials said on Thursday. For the ninth consecutive day, the daily jump in new …
  • Pawan Kalyan's heartfelt message to Ram Charan for humanistic gesture towards his deceased fans 03 Sep 2020 12:09 Ram Charan with Pawan KalyanTwitter Power star Pawan Kalyan, who celebrated his 49thbirthday on September 2, shared a heartfelt message to his nephew Ram Charan for a humanistic gesture towards his deceased fans. As Pawan Kalyan celebrated his 49th  …
  • One week ban order in Andhra Pradesh’s Amalapuram (Roundup) 18 Sep 2020 19:59 Amalapuram (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 19 (IANS) All kinds of protests, rallies and demonstrations are banned in Amalapuram in East Godavari district after the Deputy Collector imposed Section 144 of the CrPC for a week on Friday. “Section 144 of the CrPc and …
  • TTD invites CM Jagan Mohan Reddy for annual Brahmotsavams 18 Sep 2020 04:33 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy was invited by Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) to offer silk clothes to Lord Venkateswara during the annual Srivari Brahmotsavams at Tirumala temple, scheduled to commence from …
  • Tirupati MP dies, becomes 2nd sitting parliamentarian to succumb to Covid 17 Sep 2020 01:08
  • Jagan condoles Tirupati MP Durga Prasada Rao’s Covid death 16 Sep 2020 18:30 Share00 Amaravati, Sep 16 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has condoled the demise of Balli Durga Prasada Rao, YSRCP Member of Parliament from Tirupati on Wednesday, who succumbed to Covid. “Reddy has expressed profound grief …
  • Tirupati MP Balli Durga Prasad passes away 16 Sep 2020 16:50 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Tirupati MP Balli Durga Prasad on Wednesday died of cardiac arrest at a private hospital in Chennai. The 64-year-old YSRC MP won from Tirupati (SC) constituency in the 2019 elections. He was hospitalised after being …
  • Lok Sabha MP Balli Durga Prasad Rao passes away 16 Sep 2020 16:28 Condoling his demise, Chief Minister Sri YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said Rao's death was a blow to the party. Tirupati MP and YSRCP leader Balli Durga Prasad Rao passed away Wednesday. He had been undergoing treatment at a hospital in Chennai after testing …
  • Adani Ent up 6% on report it shows interest in rebuilding New Delhi rly stn 16 Sep 2020 05:48 Shares of Adani Enterprises rallied 6 per cent to Rs 302 in the early morning trade on the BSE on Wednesday on report that the company is keen on rebuilding New Delhi railway station. The stock of Gautam Adani-led Company hit a 52-week high of Rs 322.65 on …
  • Tirupati temple awash with Rs 50 crore demonetised cash offerings 15 Sep 2020 19:38 Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 16 (IANS) The world famous Tirupati temple in Andhra Pradesh is awash with Rs 50 crore demonetised cash offerings, which it continued to receive from the devotees, but could not utilise. “Though the Central government had …
  • Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams requests Centre’s intervention on demonetised notes deposited by pilgrims 15 Sep 2020 15:24 Faced with the problematic issue of holding demonetised notes deposited by pilgrims in Hundis, the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) has requested the Centre to permit it to deposit demonetised of ₹500 and ₹1,000 with the Reserve Bank of India. The …
  • Papon’s new song ‘Siyaahii’ has ‘different vibe and sound’ 15 Sep 2020 11:48 Share00 Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Singer Papon says his new song Siyaahii has been composed and shot remotely, which meant he had to jam on ideas to and fro with co-singer Shashaa Tirupati. He adds that the romantic single has a different vibe and sound. ” ‘ …
  • Chinta only leader from Andhra Pradesh to find place in CWC as special invitee 15 Sep 2020 04:57 By Express News Service TIRUPATI: Former MP and senior Congress leader Chinta Mohan was appointed a special invitee to the Congress Working Committee (CWC) on September 11. He is the only leader inducted into the CWC from Andhra Pradesh. Acclaimed as a …
  • Pledging of shares by promoters of NSE-listed firms hits 3-year high 14 Sep 2020 18:08 Pledging of shares by promoters has risen toa three-year high, according to primeinfobase.com, an initiative of Prime Database Group. The value of shares pledged by promoters of the National Stock Exchange listed companies surged 56 per cent to ₹2.77 lakh …
  • Papon sings a new romantic song with Shashaa Tirupati 14 Sep 2020 15:30 Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) Singers Papon and Shashaa Tirupati have collaborated on a new single titled Siyaahii. Shashaa calls the sing a baby that has been nurtured with a lot of affection, patience and care. “Siyaahii” is a romantic track that talks of the …
  • Pledging of shares by promoters hits 3-year high in August: Report 14 Sep 2020 12:29 Pledging of shares by promoters in the NSE-listed firms reached at 1.86 per cent of the total market capitalisation in August, making it the highest in three years, according to a report by primeinfobase.com on Monday. Prior to that, it had hit a high of 1 …
  • Fake websites cheat Tirumala pilgrims 14 Sep 2020 09:14 Tirupati: COVID-19 restrictions have come in handy for scammers to cheat devotees of Lord Venkateswara by offering them tickets for darshan at the Tirumala temple. There are also others who are advertising jobs in the name Tirumala-Tirupati Devasthanams ( …
  • Foolproof security at TTD temples, says EO 14 Sep 2020 09:14 Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams executive officer Anil Kumar Singhal reiterated that they were fully prepared with hi-tech gadgets to protect properties of the temples run by the TTD. He gave the assurance when a caller from Visakhapatnam expressed concern …
  • Promoter share pledge at a 3-year high 14 Sep 2020 08:16 New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Pledging of shares by promoters in companies listed on NSE reached a three-year high of 1.86 per cent of total market capitalisation. The last time it was higher was on April 30, 2017 at 1.88 per cent, as per prime info base, an …
  • Conduct safety audit of places of worship: DGP Gautam Sawang 14 Sep 2020 05:23 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Taking the fire mishap at Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple in Antarvedi on a serious note, Director General of Police (DGP) D Gautam Sawang said that the enumeration of temples and other places of worship for geo- …
  • TDP calls on cadre to protest in temples for attacks in AP 12 Sep 2020 10:55 Amaravati, Sep 12 (IANS) Leaders from Andhra Pradesh opposition, Telugu Desam Party (TDP), have called on the party supporters to protest at various temples on each day for a week against the attacks on Hindu temples on Saturday. “On Sunday, Suryadevelayam …
  • Andhra: Class 5 dropout worked as doctor for years, arrest throws light on fake certificate racket 11 Sep 2020 17:05 In 2016, Teja was arrested by Sampigehalli police in Bengaluru as he went about impersonating himself as an IPS officer and also used official vehicles claiming to be a senior IPS officer’s son. (Express photo)The ‘doctor’ had worked in at least 16 private …
  • Manish Tewari | Vulnerable India faces crucial House session 11 Sep 2020 12:29 With over 44 lakh cases and 75,000 deaths India now ranks second in the world, ahead of Brazil and behind the United States Parliament will convene on the 14th of September, five days before the constitutional stipulation of 180 days expires. Article 85 of …
  • Provide training to the exam officials: Civils candidates appeal government 10 Sep 2020 12:11 AMARAVATI: With the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) declaring the civil services examinations schedule, the candidates from the state are worrying about the lack of training for the personnel manning the examination centres. The candidates are of …
  • IISc Bengaluru to conduct JAM 2021 09 Sep 2020 13:40 By: Education Desk | New Delhi | Updated: September 9, 2020 4:38:41 pm IISc Bengaluru to conduct JAM 2021 on February 14 The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bengaluru is the organising institute for the Joint Admission test for Masters (JAM) 2021. …
  • BJP demands probe by sitting High Court Judge into temple chariot fire 08 Sep 2020 14:07 Bharatiya Janata Party State president Somu Veerraju has demanded an inquiry by a sitting High Court Judge into the chariot fire at Antarvedi temple. Referring to the growing incidents of attacks and fires at temples in the State, the BJP President said …
  • Land grabbing incidents trigger fear in Tirupati 07 Sep 2020 19:21 Land grabbing incidents over the last weekend have created a sense of fear among the citizens of the temple city. Precious chunks of land, especially those on the city outskirts, have been eyed by professional land grabbers. There have been several …
  • Tirupati temple received ₹1.02 crore hundi income in a day 07 Sep 2020 16:07 Image Source : FILE Tirupati temple received Rs 1.02 crore hundi income in a day Tirumala Lord Balaji temple received hundi income of Rs 1.02 crores in a day on Saturday. It was for the first time since its reopening post lockdown that the hundi income …
  • Tirumala Tirupati receives Rs 1 crore hundi in one day after reopening 07 Sep 2020 11:31 By ANI TIRUMALA: For the first time after lockdown was lifted, Tirumala Lord Balaji temple received hundi income of Rs 1.02 crores in a day on Saturday, said Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD). The devotees here were earlier restricted from visiting the …
  • Mumbai Diary- Sunday Dossier 07 Sep 2020 01:17 I Believe I Can Fly A daredevil cyclist enjoys his time out in the open at Gateway Of India. Pic/Bipin Kokate A song for your scars The lockdown may have pulled the plug on concerts, but that's not stopping artistes from creating new music. …
  • Varshini, aka BunnyVox, transitioning from TikToker to Tollywood actor 05 Sep 2020 05:33 Express News Service HYDERABAD: BunnyVox has around 88 Instagram fan pages to her name. Over 322k people follow her on her widely popular Instagram profile. She had more than 2.1 million fans on her @varshinnebunnyvox Tik-Tok account until of course it was …
  • TruJet may soon begin operating 5 aircraft as lessors have reduced lease rentals 04 Sep 2020 16:20 TruJet may start flying routes as it has been able to negotiate lease agreements with lessors for five aircraft. Lessors of the low-cost carrier had grounded five out of seven aircraft over unpaid dues. According to a person in the know, “TruJet has …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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, …
  • 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 …