• Violence will be dealt with firmly: Kishan Reddy 26 Feb 2020 06:55 Union Minister of State for Home G. Kishan Reddy strongly condemned the violence in Delhi, but said the situation was very much in control and paramilitary forces have been pressed into service to restore peace in trouble-torn areas there. However, “ …
  • Mentally-ill Hyderabad man kills wife, hangs self 25 Feb 2020 05:36 By Express News Service HYDERABAD:  In a horrific incident, a 50-year-old man allegedly killed his wife and later hanged himself at Kandukur near here.  Kasoji Jangaiah was found hanging at his house, while his wife Krishnaveni, 47 was found dead in the …
  • Short on funds, TS govt considers auctioning assigned land 21 Feb 2020 11:25 Hyderabad: In colossal exercise to build up revenue mobilisation, the Telangana  State government is planning to take over thousands of assigned land given to farmers in prime areas — especially Ranga Reddy and Medchal district. They plan to auction this …
  • ODF++ status: Rs 209.81 crore sanctioned for FSTPs in 76 non-Amrut ULBs in Andhra  11 Feb 2020 03:00 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State government, in its efforts to achieve ODF++ status, on Monday released Rs 209.81 crore for establishment of Faecal Sludge Treatment Plants (FSTPs) in 76 non-Amrut urban local bodies in the State. The FSTPs will …
  • Hyderabad: 80-year-old woman killed, gold stolen 28 Jan 2020 20:30 Hyderabad: An 80-year-old woman was found dead with multiple injuries on a road in front of her house at Nednur in Kandukur on Tuesday morning. The police suspects that the woman could have been murdered in the house and her body dragged out by the killers …
  • Rain dampens spirits of Prakasam farmers 09 Jan 2020 13:45 Farmers in Prakasam district were hoping for a good harvest following bountiful rains this year after a gap of five years, but the untimely rains during this month have put paid to their hopes of getting decent returns. Tobacco farmers in the drought-prone …
  • Women in distress to get drop facility in Prakasam 05 Dec 2019 08:01 By Express News Service ONGOLE: In a move to ensure women/girls’ safe travel, Prakasam district police launched ‘Abhay Drop Home Service’ on Wednesday evening, under which designated vehicles will pick up girls or women from odd or dangerous places …
  • Dispirited bar owners term govt. policy hostile 01 Dec 2019 08:06 The “huge hike” in licence fee has left the bar operators disappointed. Many of the existing players have decided to call it quits as they will have to incur “huge losses” if they throw their hat in the ring when the bar licence for a two-year period from …
  • Telangana government project 'Image Tower' likely to get environmental clearance 28 Nov 2019 04:44 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: The State Expert Appraisal Committee (SEAC) has recommended for granting Environmental Clearance (EC) to the proposed ‘Image Tower’, a State government project aimed at promoting animation, visual effects, gaming and …
  • Vegetable prices go through the roof in Vijayawada 24 Nov 2019 07:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Diminishing vegetable production, leading to a lack of supply has resulted in skyrocketing prices. None have been more affected than the common people in Vijayawada, who have no other option but to restrict their …
  • 15 arrested for illegal mining in Kandukur 19 Oct 2019 00:41 Hyderabad: The Rachakonda Special Operations Team apprehended 15 persons who were involved in illegal sand extraction at Kandukur on Thursday night. The accused were handed over to Kandukur police for further action. Acting on a tip, the LB Nagar SOT …
  • Raid on Telugu Ganga special deputy collector unearths Rs 4.14-crore illegal assets  11 Oct 2019 02:59 By Express News Service NELLORE: The ACB sleuths conducted raids on Telugu Ganga special deputy collector M Lakshmi Narasimham on Thursday, in connection with amassing wealth disproportionate to his known sources of income. The ACB officials conducted …
  • Tobacco growers see a ray of hope 10 Jul 2019 05:12 The market sentiment in the traditional tobacco growing areas in Prakasam district has improved for the better as the traders offered premium rates for different grades of flue cured Virginia tobacco, including F1 and F2 varieties, on Tuesday. A high price …
  • Three suffer injuries in road mishap in Hyderabad 07 Jul 2019 05:15 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Three persons suffered minor injuries after a speeding car in which they were travelling hit a tree near a corporate hospital in Jubilee Hills. The police have detained the car driver and found that the driver was in an …
  • Hyderabad: Burglars make away with Rs 4 lakh, gold 03 Jun 2019 22:34 Hyderabad: Burglars made away with around Rs 4 lakh in cash and 20 tolas of gold from four houses at Keesara and Kandukur in Rachakonda commissionerate on Sunday night. The police are working on clues to identify the suspects and nab them. At around 4 am …
  • TDP all set for a rout in Prakasam 23 May 2019 16:09 The Opposition YSR Congress Party is all set to inflict a crushing defeat on the ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in Prakasam district as the counting of votes polled in the simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and the State Assembly on April 11 …
  • Heatwave sweeps Prakasam and Nellore districts 22 May 2019 13:13 People suffered from sweltering heat all through the day as mercury crossed 43 degrees Celsius mark at several places in SPSR Nellore and Prakasam districts on Tuesday. All major roads in Nellore, including the usually busy VRC Centre, wore a deserted look …
  • Minor killed after Telangana MLA's speeding car rams into a bike, parents critically injured 19 May 2019 07:24 [Representational image]Creative Commons A three-year-old girl was killed after a Telangana MLA's car rammed into a motorbike in which she was travelling along with her parents. The parents are seriously injured and have been shifted to a government …
  • Hyderabad: Guard jailed for rape 30 Apr 2019 22:27 Hyderabad:  A 20-year-old security guard, who sexually assaulted a minor after kidnapping her, was convicted by a court on Tuesday. The court directed the accused to undergo two years of rigorous imprisonment.   A case of kidnapping and also under …
  • One killed as thundershowers, heavy  winds wreak havoc in Hyderabad 21 Apr 2019 06:35 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Thundershowers and gusting winds wreaked havoc in the old city of Hyderabad on Saturday, claiming the life of a 60-year-old woman. The unfortunate incident happened when a heavy branch broke off from a tree at Nehru …
  • Prakasam punters bet high on poll results 18 Apr 2019 09:11 By Express News Service ONGOLE: Who will win the Assembly elections? Will it be the TDP or YSR Congress? What will be the winning chances of Jana Sena leaders in some of the Assembly constituencies in East and West Godavari districts? What are the possible …
  • Parties counting on migrant voters for favourable poll results 09 Apr 2019 05:06 Express News Service ONGOLE/ELURU: "Do Not lose a single vote as each of them counts." This is the motto of every political party in the State, which is more or less witnessing a triangular contest for the race to the Assembly. To realise …
  • Give my son a chance, he will work wonders, says Vijayamma 30 Mar 2019 13:06 YSR Congress Party honorary president Y.S. Vijayamma on Friday requested voters to give her son Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy a chance to restore the ‘Rajanna Rajyam’ in the State. “Like Rajanna, my son will always keep his word. Let us take Andhra Pradesh back …
  • Naidu’s ‘security of future’ promise is meant for his son Lokesh, says Jagan 30 Mar 2019 06:17 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Not letting up his verbal attack on his bete noire N Chandrababu Naidu, YSRC chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said the assurance for the ‘security of future’ by Naidu is not for the people but for his son Nara Lokesh.  …
  • With Adala in its kitty, it’s advantage YSRC in Nellore 18 Mar 2019 05:09 Express News Service NELLORE: Shifting loyalties by former minister Adala Prabhakar Reddy from the ruling TDP seems to be an advantage for the YSR Congress as he is a strong candidate for the Nellore parliamentary constituency. The ruling party receives …
  • NDA does a UPA-II, gives 17 of 29 Kendriya Vidyalayas in civil category to BJP MPs 08 Mar 2019 02:27 NEW DELHI: The Congress-led UPA did it in 2014 ahead of election announcement and the BJP-led NDA 2 has followed suit five years later. Of the 50 new central schools cleared by the Union Cabinet near overnight, 29 are to be set in civil sector and 17 of …
  • Cabinet approves setting up of 50 new Kendriya Vidyalayas 07 Mar 2019 18:53 The Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar tweeted saying that nearly one lakh students will be benefited from this The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the setting up of 50 new Kendriya Vidyalayas under Civil or Defence …
  • Three killed as speeding lorry rams car on highway 28 Feb 2019 04:11 HYDERABAD: Three persons were killed when their car was hit by a speeding lorry on the Srisailam highway in Kandukur in the late hours of Tuesday. Two others travelling in the car suffered grievous injuries. The accused lorry driver was taken into custody. …
  • 3 killed as speeding lorry rams car on highway 28 Feb 2019 02:46 Hyderabad: Three persons were killed when their car was hit by a speeding lorry on the Srisailam highway in Kandukur in the late hours of Tuesday. Two others travelling in the car suffered grievous injuries. The accused lorry driver was taken into custody. …
  • Maheswaram has old rivals again pitted against each other 03 Dec 2018 12:17 There is an interesting contest in the offing in Maheswaram constituency in neighbouring Rangareddy district with two old rivals, Sabita Indra Reddy and Teegala Krishna Reddy putting up intense efforts to win the election. Hosting a population of 4.23 lakh …
  • ‘Gaja’ spares State; Nellore,Prakasam districts get rain 17 Nov 2018 02:48 Cyclonic storm ‘Gaja’ has brought much-needed relief to the people of Prakasam and SRSP Nellore districts. Heavy rain lashed the two districts on Friday which had been reeling under a dry spell. Low-lying areas in Ongole were under a sheet of water in the …
  • Kandukur crash: Toll rises to four 23 Oct 2018 07:37
  • Hyderabad cop, farmer die in road accident at Kandukur 22 Oct 2018 05:07 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: A police constable working in Hyderabad, a farmer died in a major accident at Kandukur of Rachakonda commissionerate on the city outskirts on Sunday. The mishap occurred when an overspeeding SUV rammed a tractor from the …
  • Telugu Desam men shaken by series of I-T raids 12 Oct 2018 21:21 Hyderabad: After some Telugu Desam leaders, I-T raids are now being mounted on close associates of AP Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu. TD leaders now fear that the I-T sleuths may land at their doorsteps at any time or target “higher-ups” in the party …
  • Income-Tax raids Telugu Desam men, firms 05 Oct 2018 20:34 Vijayawada: Raids by Income-Tax (I-T) sleuths on Telugu Desam leaders and some private companies across the state on Friday created a political flutter.  Income-Tax officials conducted joint raids on the granite and seafood units belonging to Kandukur TD …
  • Tax officers raid TDP leaders in Andhra Pradesh 05 Oct 2018 13:11 Hyderabad: After Telangana, it is the turn of neighbouring Andhra Pradesh to witness income tax department raids against companies of ruling party leaders. Teams of tax officials have carried out raids at 28 places in Vijayawada, Guntur, Visakhapatnam and …
  • An olive STEP to deal with drought 01 Oct 2018 15:45 As drought has hit Prakasam district for the fifth consecutive year, Ramanjaneyulu, from nondescript Kakarla village, has lost hopes of practicing farming. However, rigorous training being provided by the Society for Training and Employment (STEP) has come …
  • Hyderabad Pharma City project to pose electoral challenge to Telangana Rashtra Samithi? 20 Sep 2018 01:24 Express News Service HYDERABAD: With elections around the corner, Hyderabad Pharma City project of Telangana government, which has already received Environmental Clearance, is going to pose a serious challenge to former Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) MLAs …
  • Telangana woman sets herself ablaze, just hours after lover hangs 18 Sep 2018 03:54 HYDERABAD: Even before the dust on the Miryalaguda honour killing case settles down in which a pregnant woman's husband was killed, another horrific tragedy involving a couple emerged in Ranga Reddy district on Monday when a young girl took her life by …
  • Mobile repair training helping youth eke out a living 21 Jul 2018 10:05 Venkateswara Rao, a differently-abled person, till sometime back used to struggle to eke out a living and was dependent on his parents even for his pocket money. Now, he is a proud owner of a mobile phone shop-cum-service centre, thanks to the training he …
  • Slippers thrown at Kanna’s motorcade 05 Jul 2018 08:48 Slippers were thrown at the rally of BJP State president Kanna Lakshminarayana, who is on a State-wide campaign to thwart the Telugu Desam Party’s “disinformation campaign” against the Narendra Modi government on Central assistance to overcome bifurcation …
  • Nine get life sentence in factional murder case 05 Jul 2018 01:03 By Express News Service KURNOOL:  Chindukuru village in Gadivemula mandal was plunged into gloom after the Supreme Court awarded life sentence to nine people, in a case involving factional murders in 1992. District SP Gopinath Jatti visited the village and …
  • Alert in Kurnool village after top court verdict 05 Jul 2018 01:03 By Express News Service KURNOOL:  Chindukuru village in Gadivemula mandal was plunged into gloom after the Supreme Court awarded life sentence to nine people, in a case involving factional murders in 1992. District SP Gopinath Jatti visited the village and …
  • A seven-year-old girl found dead 20 Jun 2018 01:02 By Express News Service ONGOLE: A seven-year-old girl was found murdered in a well at Budidhapalem area of Kandukur town in Prakasam district on Tuesday.  According to police, the deceased, Sk Meher, lived with her mother Basheer Unnisa and her father …
  • Over 50,000 farmers await passbooks and cheques 19 Jun 2018 01:23 By Express News Service KHAMMAM: No sign of passbooks and cheques under Rythu Bandhu scheme have left over 50,000 farmers disappointed in erstwhile Khammam district. Thanks to the revenue department, who have failed to prepare passbooks and cheques without …
  • Pockets full, Telangana farmers now ready for sowing 19 May 2018 02:08 Express News Service HYDERABAD:  Karimnagar  The three acres of cultivable land that 60-year-old Sadaveni Shankaraiah of Vallampahad village of Karimnagar owns has brought him Rs 12,000 this Kharif season. He says, “The scheme has come at the right time as …
  • Democratic norms thrown to winds in Karnataka: Naidu 18 May 2018 05:49 Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday faulted the invitation extended to the Bharatiya Janta Party for forming the government in Karnataka though it failed to cross the half- way mark. The Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) combine, which had “ …
  • Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu raps BJP’s 'unethical' practices in Karnataka 18 May 2018 01:59 By Express News Service ONGOLE: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is resorting to undemocratic practices in Karnataka by forming government despite lacking majority in the House. "After speaking about …
  • Live | Karnataka MLAs will be auctioned under Indian Political League, says Yashwant Sinha 17 May 2018 17:46 The BJP's B.S. Yeddyurappa took oath as the Chief Minister of Karnataka on Thursday. This follows a rare all-night hearing by the Supreme Court, when it refused to stay or postpone the swearing-in. A late-night petition filed by the Congress-JD(S) …
  • Live: Yeddyurappa takes oath as Karnataka CM 17 May 2018 15:51 The BJP's B.S. Yeddyurappa took oath as the Chief Minister of Karnataka on Thursday. This follows a rare all-night hearing by the Supreme Court, when it refused to stay or postpone the swearing-in. A late-night petition filed by the Congress-JD(S) …
  • Hyderabad: Woman dies in road mishap, 15 others injured 06 May 2018 01:52 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: A woman died on the spot and 15 passengers suffered minor injuries after a speeding bus hit another bus head-on at Debbala Gadda gate in Kandukur police limits on Saturday. The woman's details are yet to be …
  • 55 mandals in Prakasam district declared drought-hit 22 Apr 2018 01:23 ONGOLE: Prakasam district is one of the worst drought-affected districts in Andhra Pradesh and even the members of the inter-ministerial central team led by Dr. B Rajender, that visited the drought-hit areas of the district a couple of days ago, said the …
  • Fix compensation for land acquisition in 6 weeks: Hyderabad HC 31 Mar 2018 23:15 Hyderabad: The Hyderabad High Court has directed the AP government to issue guid-elines to district collectors by fixing the time-frame for redetermining the compensation in land acquisition cases within six weeks. Justice Challa Kodanda-ram while …
  • Waste-to-compost, the new buzzword of government 14 Mar 2018 02:47 VIJAYAWADA: Owing to poor response from the investors, the State government, which had planned to commission waste-to-energy plants in certain urban local bodies (ULBs), is now in the process of setting up waste-to-compost units. The Swachha Andhra …
  • No-confidence motion: Pawan Kalyan behaving in a childish way, says YCP leader Ambati Rambabu 20 Feb 2018 17:14 Ambati RambabuFacebook YSRCP leader Ambati Rambabu on Tuesday, February 20, asked why Pawan Kalyan was behaving in a childish way by demanding that the party immediately move a no-confidence motion in Parliament when the YSRCP had already accepted the …
  • Now, official report claims public in ‘favour’ of pharma city 10 Nov 2017 06:28 HYDERABAD: Envirnoment Clearance for the proposed Pharma City on city outskirts has no more hurdles. The official minutes of public hearing held for the project last month at Medipally village in Rangareddy district is out and the number of people who …
  • With rains continuing on day two, Hyderabad relives last monsoon’s horror 19 Jul 2017 04:00 HYDERABAD: For the second consecutive day Tuesday, rains lashed the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad causing inconvenience to people and bringing vehicular movement to halt.  Due to the downpour, trees were uprooted at a few places in the city …
  • Moderate rain likely in coastal AP 08 Jul 2017 03:31 VISAKHAPATNAM: After remaining week for a few days, the southwest monsoon again has become normal over the coastal Andhra Pradesh and Rayalaseema in the last 24 hours.Weathermen said that the another cyclonic circulation gained momentum over the Northwest …
  • Desecration of Ambedkar statue sparks tension in Prakasam 04 Jun 2017 06:58 Tension gripped Pelluru village, near here, on Saturday after miscreants desecrated the statue of B.R. Ambedkar. A group of enraged Dalits staged a demonstration demanding action against those responsible for “hanging a garland of chappals to the statue”. …
  • Husband killed by wife and lover 28 May 2017 03:33 HYDERABAD: In a shocking incident, a 25-year-old housewife killed her husband with the help of her paramour in Pulimamidi village near Maheshwaram on Friday night. However, his body was found in a sump on Saturday. The victim was identified as one A …
  • 27-sid-kandukur 27 May 2017 20:02 cleared sid-6.49 pm//dk//9.03 pm Hyderabad: In a shocking incident, a 25-year-old housewife killed her husband with the help of her paramour in Pulimamidi village near Maheshwaram on Friday night. However, his body was found in a sump on …
  • Bike rams into Skoda, kills class 1 child 14 May 2017 20:05 Hyderabad: An eight-year-old boy lost his life when a bike coming in the opposite direction hit the vehicle he was travelling in, the front wheel piercing his throat at Kadthal in the city outskirts on Sunday. In what would have been a routine trip, Md …
  • Chaddi Banian gang active in rural areas, warn cops 27 Apr 2017 02:40 HYDERABAD: Following a series of thefts in five houses under Kandukur police limits, the Rachakonda police commissioner Mahesh M Bhagavat on Wednesday issued a circular to police officers asking them to be vigilant, suspecting that notorious offenders, …
  • Groundwater level plummets 15 Apr 2017 18:09 The groundwater level in Prakssam fell to 21.97 metres this March, from 14.59 metres in the corresponding period in 2014, thanks to the prolonged dryspell in all the 56 mandals in the drought-affected district. The dip is more pronounced in western parts …
  • Verandahs double up as exam halls in some colleges in State  04 Mar 2017 01:50 VIJAYAWADA: As Intermediate exams are in progress, a majority of the students are facing troubles due to lack of proper arrangements. Even though the officials of Board of Intermediate Education had given clear instructions to all the district in-charges, …
  • Man kills wife suspecting fidelity, hurts daughter 27 Feb 2017 03:02 ONGOLE: In a shocking incident, a person brutally attacked his wife with a knife and murdered her at their residence in Kovur village of Kandukur mandal in the wee hours of Sunday. According to Kandukur Inspector K Narasimha Rao, the accused K Subba Rao …
  • Spread of parasitic weed worries tobacco growers 23 Feb 2017 05:34 Tobacco farmers, who are already reeling under the impact of prolonged dry spell, are spending sleepless nights owing to “alarming spread” of the parasitic weed Orabanche cernua, in the fields. More than 50% of the crop in over 36,000 hectares in the …
    • Cops nab Nigerian, 2 others for cyber fraud in Prakasam 26 Feb 2020 06:52 By Express News Service ONGOLE:  Prakasam police have arrested a gang of three, including a Nigerian national, on charges of online fraud to the tune of Rs14.67 lakh. The trio were arrested based on a complaint filed by one V Achaiah at Podili police …
    • Hyderabad: Political activities gain pace before Rajya Sabha polls 26 Feb 2020 01:35 Hyderabad: With the announcement of the schedule for biennial elections to the Rajya Sabha, political activity is set to pick up in both Telugu states. Elections will be held on March 28 for two seats in Telangana state and for four in AP. This time the …
    • Ranji Roundup: Karnataka seal semis spot 24 Feb 2020 18:12 Gowtham's seven-wicket haul helps Karnataka  IMAGE: Krishnappa Gowtham snapped seven wickets. Photograph: PTI Off-spinner Krishnappa Gowtham snapped seven wickets as Karnataka sealed their place in the semifinals after thrashing Jammu and Kashmir by …
    • Ranji: Bengal to meet K’taka, Saurashtra to face Gujarat in semis 24 Feb 2020 11:29 Cuttack, Feb 24 (IANS) Bengal stormed into the Ranji Trophy semi-finals by virtue of their first innings lead over Odisha while Karnataka thrashed Jammu and Kashmir to set up a semi-final date with the former after the final day’s play on Monday. Resuming …
    • Ranji Roundup: Bengal virtually seal semis berth 23 Feb 2020 16:54 Bengal take massive lead against Odisha IMAGE: West Bengal batsman A Raman raises his bat after scoring a half century against Odisha during Ranji Trophy quarter-finals in Cuttack, Sunday. Photograph:  PTI Bengal put up a strong batting display in their …
    • Ranji QFs: Gujarat through to semis, Saurashtra get close 23 Feb 2020 14:07 Valsad (Gujarat), Feb 23 (IANS) Gujarat beat Goa and became the first team to reach Ranji Trophy 2019-20 semifinals, while Saurashtra moved closer to seal a place in the final four as the fourth day of the quarterfinal came to an end. Karnataka, meanwhile, …
    • Jammu & Kashmir hold advantage against Karnataka 23 Feb 2020 05:26 By Express News Service Jammu & Kashmir are on course to cause the upset of the season in Ranji Trophy. After bowling Karnataka out for a paltry 206 in a weather-affected quarterfinal, the underdogs reached 88 for two at stumps on Day 3 in Jammu. With …
    • Ranji Trophy, Q/Fs: Gujarat take command over Goa, Bengal secure first innings lead against Odisha 23 Feb 2020 04:25 Image Source : TWITTER/BCCIDOMESTIC Gujarat are within touching distance of a place in the Ranji Trophy semifinal, while Bengal also gained a first innings lead over Odisha in another quarterfinal match. Chintan Gaja, who had scored a fifty as Gujarat …
    • Ranji Roundup: Gujarat in command against Goa 22 Feb 2020 15:04 IMAGE: Bengal players celebrate the dismissal of Odisha’s player Biplab Samantray during the second quarter-final match of Ranji Trophy, in Cuttack, on Saturday.Photograph: PTI Medium-pacer Chintan Gaja grabbed a five-wicket haul before Gujarat stretched …
    • Ranji Knockouts: Jammu set to take innings lead, Saurashtra close in on semifinals berth 22 Feb 2020 14:38 Chintan Gaja, who had scored a fifty as Gujarat posted a mammoth 602/8d in the first innings, picked up five wickets as Goa were bowled out for 173. While Goa skipper Amit Verma scored 56, he hardly found any support as Gujarat opened up a big 429-run …
    • Ranji Roundup: Unadkat strikes twice; Guj in command 21 Feb 2020 16:39 IMAGE: Odisha state players appeal for a wicket during the second quarter-final of Ranji Trophy match against Bengal, in Cuttack. Photograph: PTI A dogged century by Chirag Jani (121 off 297 balls, 12x4s) and his 157-run seventh-wicket partnership with …
    • Ranji Trophy: Parthiv Patel hits hundred for Gujarat, Anustup Majumdar lifts Bengal 20 Feb 2020 15:29 Seasoned Gujarat captain Parthiv Patel struck an unbeaten century to take his side to 330/4 against Goa at stumps on Day 1 of the first Ranji Trophy quarterfinal at the Sardar Patel Stadium here on Thursday. At the close of play, Chirag Gandhi (40*) …
    • Ranji: Majumdar rallies Bengal; Parthiv hoists Gujarat 20 Feb 2020 14:05 A round-up of Day 1 in the Ranji Trophy quarter-final matches. IMAGE: Bengal batsman Anustup Majumdar celebrates after completing his hundred on Day 1 of the Ranji Trophy quarter-final against Odisha, in Cuttack, Thursday. Photograph: PTI Anustup Majumdar…
    • ‘Too early for conclusion on market response’ 20 Feb 2020 05:28 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Tobacco Board commenced auctions for sale of FCBV Tobacco at six auction platforms including Podili, DC Palli, Kanigiri, Ongole-1, Kondapi and Vellampalli on February 17  in the first phase. “We are yet to commence …
    • ‘No DRS’ in Ranji quarters won’t affect umpiring standards: Karim 18 Feb 2020 07:40 New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) had promised the use of the Decision Review System (DRS) in the knockout stages of the Ranji Trophy. But even as the premier domestic tournament enters the business end, it has come …
    • Prakasam SP to get Skoch Award for Abhaya initiative 17 Feb 2020 06:32 By Express News Service ONGOLE: Prakasam district Superintendent of Police (SP) Siddharth Kaushal, has been announced the recipient of the National SKOCH District Governance Award 2020. It will be presented to him at a presentation ceremony to be held in …
    • J&K v Karnataka quarter-final could be moved to Bengaluru 15 Feb 2020 15:37 Gujarat, Odisha, and Andhra will host their respective quarter-final fixtures in the Ranji Trophy next week but the venue for the fourth match, between Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) and Karnataka is up for deliberation after the Karnataka State Cricket …
    • 8 killed in three separate road accidents  15 Feb 2020 01:45 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Eight people including four from the same family died in three accidents on Thursday night and Friday morning. Gummidipoondi Yashwanth (30), a native of Ongole in Andhra Pradesh, had come by car to Chennai Airport to drop …
    • IT employee turns farmer, takes up dairy farming for a living 12 Feb 2020 04:28 Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Warned by family and mocked by his relatives, a 30-year-old B-Tech graduate K Bharathi, who was working with an IT company, quit his job to take up dairy farming of country cows and buffalos. Having worked in an IT company …
    • Citizens hail move to set up 100 more airports in Andhra Pradesh by fiscal year 2023-24 02 Feb 2020 01:07 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Air Travellers’ Associations welcomed the proposal in budget to set up 100 more airports by the fiscal year 2023-24. The Andhra Pradesh Air Travellers’ Association (APATA) stated as a part of the improved national …
    • Ranji Trophy: Unadkat shines as Saurashtra pull off close win 29 Jan 2020 13:25 Vadodara, Jan 29 (IANS) Jaydev Unadkat picked up six wickets as Saurashtra held their nerve to win by four wickets against Baroda in a Group B Elite Ranji Trophy game here on Wednesday. Saurashtra had 200 to chase down and were on the mat at 113/6. But …
    • India’s Growth Champions 2020 ranks India’s fastest growing companies 29 Jan 2020 13:03 A little more than 25 years ago, India embarked on a journey and economic liberalization that powered a growth wave unlike any in the country’s history. This culminated in the nation becoming a $3 trillion economy in 2019, and a quick look at the …
    • Ranji Trophy: Shahbaz Ahmed's double strike helps Bengal finish on top vs Delhi 28 Jan 2020 15:01 An all-round bowling show saw Bengal getting a slight edge over Delhi in their round 7 Ranji Trophy tie at the iconic Eden Gardens as the visitors were reduced to 192/6 when the second day ended here. After putting 318 in their first essay, Bengal' …
    • Ranji Roundup: Sarfaraz's double ton rescues Mumbai 27 Jan 2020 16:35 IMAGE: Sarfaraz Khan, who had hit an unbeaten triple-hundred in the last game against Uttar Pradesh, took a listless HP attack to cleaners. Photograph: BCCI Domestic/Twitter In-form Sarfaraz Khan rescued Mumbai with an unbeaten double century, powering …
    • Ranji Trophy: Sarfaraz's double ton, Ravi Yadav's world record hat-trick on opening day of 7th round 27 Jan 2020 15:48 Young Mumbai batter Sarfaraz Khan followed up his triple ton with a sparkling double ton against Himachal Pradesh in a Ranji Trophy round 7 tie at Dharamsala here on Monday. Sarfaraz got to his 2nd successive hundred in just 199 balls as he completely …
    • Veligonda project work picks up pace 27 Jan 2020 02:55 People of drought-prone Prakasam district can heave a sigh of relief as work on the first phase of the ₹6,492 crore Pula Subbaiah Veligonda project, which has suffered time and cost overruns, is progressing at a brisk pace now. “Farmers can expect to see …
    • With ‘Trump of the Tropics’ as Republic Day guest, India hopes for a Brazil summer 25 Jan 2020 00:21 Written by Shubhajit Roy | New Delhi | Published: January 25, 2020 3:13:19 am Brazil President Jair Messias Bolsonaro arrives with his daughter Laura at Palam airport on Friday. Renuka Puri Legend has it that sometime in 1500, a Portuguese explorer, Pedro …
    • Telugu TV channel cameramen film videos of woman constable changing clothes, booked 23 Jan 2020 05:55 Amaravati: A case has been registered against three cameramen belonging to different news channels for allegedly filming a video of a woman constable while she was changing her clothes inside a room here. The woman constable who was on assembly bandobast …
    • Rs 436.96 cr for upgrading 3 area hospitals, 89 CHCs in Andhra Pradesh 17 Jan 2020 05:31 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Administrative sanction has been issued for the release of Rs 436.96 crore for upgrading three area hospitals, 89 community health centres (CHCs) across the State and a Mother-Child Hospital in Ongole and community …
    • Ranji Trophy: Sanjay Yadav and Aditya Singhania secure huge win for Meghalaya, Andhra crush Hyderabad 14 Jan 2020 17:44 Sanjay Yadav shone with his all-round skills while Aditya Singhania returned a 10-wicket match haul as Meghalaya hammered Mizoram by an innings and 425 runs in their Ranji Trophy Plate group fixture here on Tuesday. The left-arm spin duo of Yadav and …
    • Ranji Trophy day 3: Collapse crushes Tamil Nadu hopes 14 Jan 2020 07:19 Express News Service CHENNAI: Patience is an important virtue in batting, more so when you are trying to climb a mountain. That went missing, as yet another shoddy display left Tamil Nadu staring at a setback on Day 3 of the Ranji Trophy match against …
    • Ranji Trophy Group A: Jalaj Saxena's seven for hand Kerala 210-run win over Punjab 14 Jan 2020 05:36 Image Source : INDIA TV Ranji Trophy Group A All-rounder Jalaj Saxena picked up seven wickets for 51 runs with his off-spin to guide Kerala to a 21-run win over Punjab in a low-scoring Ranji Trophy Group A match here on Monday. Chasing a meagre 146 runs …
    • Ranji Trophy wrap: Jalaj Saxena hands Kerala 1st win, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu in trouble 13 Jan 2020 16:42 Jalaj Saxena emerged with match-winning figures of 7/55 to hand Kerala their first win in the ongoing season of the Ranji Trophy as the hosts gunned down Punjab for 124 runs on the third day of play in Thiruvananthapuram. Chasing a small 146-run target …
    • Ranji Roundup: Mumbai take control against TN 13 Jan 2020 16:39 IMAGE: Mumbai captain Aditya Tare praised the bowlers for their disciplined effort and the fielding. Photograph: BCCI Domestic/Twitter A disciplined bowling effort helped Mumbai reduce Tamil Nadu to 249 for 7 in their first innings to take control of …
    • Ranji Trophy 2019-20, Round 5- Tare, Mulani give Mumbai control tar 11 Jan 2020 20:52 Hello and welcome to Sportstar's live coverage of Day 1 of the fifth round matches of the Ranji Trophy 2019-20 being played across venues.   LIVE UPDATES Kerala vs Punjab | M. R. Praveen Chandran reports: Punjab 46 for two at stumps. Gurkeerat Mann …
    • Ranji: Pujara enters elite list; Tare rescues Mumbai 11 Jan 2020 18:30 IMAGE: Mumbai captain Aditya Tare plays a shot during the first day of Ranji Trophy cricket match against Tamil Nadu. Photograph: R Senthil Kumar/PTI Cheteshwar Pujara on Saturday joined a select group of cricketing greats by smashing his 50th first- …
    • Ranji Trophy: Cheteshwar Pujara enters elite list with 50th first-class century 11 Jan 2020 16:35 Cheteshwar Pujara once again showed why he is the best in the business when it comes to red-ball cricket as his unbeaten 162 alongwith Sheldon Jackson's unbeaten 99 helped Saurashtra reach 296/2 at the end of the first day against Karnataka in …
    • Ranji Trophy: Pujara hogs limelight with unbeaten 162 11 Jan 2020 14:39 New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Cheteshwar Pujara once again showed why he is the best in the business when it comes to red-ball cricket as his unbeaten 162 alongwith Sheldon Jackson’s unbeaten 99 helped Saurashtra reach 296/2 at the end of the first day …
    • Left leaders held during Bharat bandh protests in Andhra 08 Jan 2020 11:17 Left leaders held during Bharat bandh protests in Andhra Police in Andhra Pradesh arrested leaders of the Left parties and trade unions as they tried to stop state-owned buses and staged a road blockade on Wednesday as part of the nation-wide shutdown. …
    • Bharat Bandh live updates: Major parties join strike, banking services hit 08 Jan 2020 08:12 Ten central trade unions including CITU, INTUC, among others have given the call for strike with a 12-point charter of demand. They are protesting against "anti-worker policies of BJP government". Trade union Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) will …
    • Bharat Bandh today: Check live updates here 08 Jan 2020 05:39 Ten central trade unions including CITU, INTUC, among others have given the call for strike with a 12-point charter of demand. They are protesting against "anti-worker policies of BJP government". Trade union Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) will …
    • ‘Take out your anger on me, spare Amaravati’ 07 Jan 2020 07:37 Telugu Desam Party (TDP) national president and Leader of the Opposition N. Chandrababu Naidu has asked the YSRCP government to unleash its anger, if any, on him and spare the Amaravati capital region. He invited the government to order an inquiry into …
    • 13-year-old girl traced 11 days after going missing in Andhra Pradesh 05 Jan 2020 06:12 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   Krishna police on Saturday traced a minor girl who went missing on December 24 at Dornala of Prakasam on Saturday. The girl was brought back to Thiruvur mandal and reunited with her parents. According to Thiruvur …
    • Prakasam SP suspends cop, serves notices on 4 others 29 Dec 2019 05:34 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   Prakasam district Superintendent of Police (SP) Siddharth Kaushal suspended a station writer and served show-cause notices on four staff, including the Station House Officer (SHO) of Ongole Taluk police station, for …
    • Barcelona drop their prime interest on star midfielder 26 Dec 2019 21:28 Share Tweet Share Share Email Comments FC Barcelona is looking to sign a replacement for Sergio Busquets for a long time now. Busi has remained a vital player in Barcelona’s midfield. Importantly, the Blaugrana man dictates the tempo of Barcelona’s …
    • Renovation of museums proposed in Andhra Pradesh amid fund crunch 23 Dec 2019 05:23 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State archaeology department has approached the Centre with a proposal of sanctioning funds for renovating six museums. These six museums include two at Mailavaram and Kadapa and one each at Kakinada in East Godavari …
    • 7,184 Prakasam weavers get Rs 17.25 crore funds 23 Dec 2019 05:19 By Express News Service ONGOLE:  Minister Balineni Srinivasa Reddy inaugurated the YSR Netanna Nestam welfare scheme for handloom weavers at Chirala on Saturday.“Under the able leadership of Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy,the State government is …
    • Andhra police arrest mother-daughter murder case accused 20 Dec 2019 03:50 By Express News Service ONGOLE: The police have arrested the main accused in the sensational mother and child double murder case. District Superintendent of Police (SP) Siddharth Kaushal presented the accused A Koteswara Rao, the husband of the murdered …
    • Protest against CAB in Ongole, Kurnool 14 Dec 2019 03:24 Hundreds of members of the Jamiat Ulema-e Hind took out a protest march here on Friday against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill passed by Parliament. After offering prayers in masjids, members of the minority community assembled in front of the …
    • Andhra's Ongole district school games schedule released 09 Dec 2019 04:09 By Express News Service ONGOLE: Schedule of the District School Games was released by District Education Officer (DEO) VS Subba Rao recently. These games will be played in three spells from December 17 to January 5 at mandal, Assembly constituencies and …
    • Facial recognition to monitor sanitary workers in Andhra's Ongole district 08 Dec 2019 05:51 ONGOLE: As per the directives of the State government, the Ongole Municipal Corporation (OMC) authorities are planning to monitor the activities of sanitation staff via facial recognition using CCTV cameras installed across the city. At present, all …
    • YSR Kanti Velugu scheme: 5,000 to get spectacles in Ongole 07 Dec 2019 06:28 By Express News Service ONGOLE: Around 5,000 students in the district will be given spectacles under YSR Kanti Velugu scheme. The recipients were identified during screening tests held in schools, held as part of phase-1 of the welfare scheme. Also, 3,500 …
    • Telangana private bus catches fire en route Ongole, none injured 03 Dec 2019 05:18 By Express News Service NALGONDA:  A private bus ferrying as many as 35 passengers to Ongole caught fire on Narketpally-Addanki highway near Charlapally village in the wee hours of Monday. No one was injured in the mishap. The driver of Gayathri Travels, …
    • After bloody fight, three kin hospitalised in Andhra Pradesh's Ongole 03 Dec 2019 05:17 By Express News Service ONGOLE: Three relatives were reported to have engaged in a fight over personal differences at Ongole on Monday. Two brothers beat up another relative, in retaliation to which, the brothers were stabbed by the relative with a cobbler …
    • Drunken auto driver molests woman in her house in Andhra Pradesh's Ongole 03 Dec 2019 05:17 By Express News Service ONGOLE: A drunken auto driver forcibly entered into a woman’s house. As he tried to misbehave with the woman, she started shouting. Her family members came down on hearing her cries. Seeing them, the auto driver tried to flee on his …
    • Ensure redressal of grievances at the earliest: Ongole Collector 26 Nov 2019 00:30 By Express News Service ONGOLE:  As the State government is giving top priority to Spandana grievance redressal programme, all district, mandal level officials should work sincerely to ensure the grievances are resolved as soon as possible, said district …
    • Woman’s perversion leads to sex racket in Ongole? 09 Nov 2019 04:07 By Express News Service ONGOLE: Police probing into a teenage girl’s complaint of sexual abuse by a couple, said to be live-in partners, and another person, came across startling information about alleged sexual perversities of the woman. Her live-in …
    • Jagan’s Ongole visit on November 14 06 Nov 2019 06:58 By Express News Service ONGOLE:  Prakasam district officials are making arrangements for Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy’s visit to Ongole on November 1 to  launch the ‘Schools Nadu-Nedu’ programme. However, the CM’s tour schedule is yet to be …
    • Ongole Police arrest eight for making, selling gutkha 13 Sep 2019 04:26 By Express News Service ONGOLE: District police arrested eight persons and busted a notorious gutkha and paan masala manufacturing and distributing racket. The police later presented the gang members before the media on Thursday.  After the police had …
    • Ongole may be water-sufficient for six months 02 Sep 2019 06:26 By Express News Service ONGOLE: Abundant water available at Nagarjuna Sagar reservoir has allowed the Ongole Municipal Corporation (OMC) to fill storage tanks in and around the city. Two stainless steel (SS) tanks, belonging to the Corporation, began …
    • Ongole dealers lament inadequate supplies at ration shops 30 Aug 2019 03:48 By Express News Service ONGOLE:  Though the civil supplies department officials sent correct indents as per their requirements, the essentials supplied were of less quantity for this month. Millets like jowar and ragi were not supplied as per the indents …
    • Two killed after truck overturns in Ongole 22 Aug 2019 02:56 By Express News Service ONGOLE: Two men were killed and 25 others were injured after a speeding truck overturned near Mettabodu Tamda of Yerragondapalem in the wee hours of Wednesday. The injured and deceased were among the 35 onboard the truck and …
    • Protesters serve food at closed canteen in Ongole 17 Aug 2019 06:04 It was a protest of a different kind. Activists of the Telugu Desam Party, who usually stage slogan-shouting demonstrations and hunger strikes, for a change came with a pushcart filled with a variety of dishes. Rickshaw-pullers, hamalis and others soon …
    • Impostor held by Ongole Police, remanded 07 Aug 2019 02:40 By Express News Service ONGOLE:  The district police arrested a person, who had allegedly committed several crimes related to cheating, pretending to be a police officer and was sent to remand. According to official sources, B Prasanth Kumar, allegedly …
    • Patrolling goes hi-tech in Ongole 05 Aug 2019 05:50 Gone are the days when lathi-wielding policemen used to go round localities blowing a whistle. Patrolling has gone hi-tech in the city now as the surveillance is done through a network of closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras and live-tracking of …
    • Ongole Ryots’ suicides: CPI leader consoles families 04 Aug 2019 02:14 By Express News Service ONGOLE: Communist Party of India (CPI) State secretary K Ramakrishna on Saturday visited families of several farmers who had committed suicide in the district. He consoled seven families who had lost their breadwinners at Santhi …
    • Six arrested for thrashing ‘eve-teasers’ black & blue in Ongole 03 Aug 2019 01:19 By Express News Service ONGOLE: Singarayakonda police have arrested six men in connection with the brutal attack on three youngsters on Monday, video of which has gone viral on social media. According to police, the attack was a response to an alleged eve- …
    • Ongole: Doctor booked for slapping elderly woman 16 Jul 2019 23:34 Ongole: Police on Tuesday registered a case against a medical officer working in the government hospital at Markapuram for allegedly slapping an elderly woman. The mistake of the Girijan woman, M. Balibai, was to enter the room of the medical officer, Dr …
    • Ongole rape: DGP asks girls to be more careful 24 Jun 2019 10:22
    • 16-year-old girl gang-raped by 6 men for 5 days in Andhra Pradesh's Ongole 24 Jun 2019 09:09 The victim was admitted to a government hospital for treatment and her condition was reported to be stable.Reuters | Representational As India is witnessing an increase in the number of serious crimes committed against women and children, another incident …
    • Runaway teen raped for 7 days by 6 in Ongole; 4 engineering students among accused 24 Jun 2019 08:55
    • Ongole gang-rape: Three minors among six arrested 24 Jun 2019 06:00 By Express News Service ONGOLE: In a swift response, Ongole police on Sunday arrested six accused, including three minors, for allegedly wrongfully confining and gang-raping a 17-year-old girl for six days, within 24 hours of receiving the complaint.  One …
    • Runaway teen raped for 7 days by 6 in Ongole; 4 accused engg students 23 Jun 2019 23:55
    • 16-yr-old girl gangraped by six men in Ongole 23 Jun 2019 16:26
    • Andhra Pradesh police organize special drive to reach out to people in Ongole 10 Jun 2019 03:47 By Express News Service ONGOLE: Prakasam district police during their initiative of ‘Public Police Participation Week’ have reached out to the general public and made local communities partners in crime control and prevention. The police have successfully …
    • India : Vice President calls for protecting Ongole cattle breed 21 May 2019 20:16 May 21, 2019 (Euclid Infotech Ltd via COMTEX) -- The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has lamented the neglect of the indigenous Ongole cattle breed and called for protecting and promoting the animal, which has become popular all over the …
    • Tough battle on the cards in Ongole Assembly segment 03 Apr 2019 06:42 Express News Service ONGOLE:  A keenly contested battle is on the cards for the Ongole Assembly seat. The main contenders–the TDP MLA Damacharla Janardhan Rao and former minister Balineni Srinivasa Reddy of the YSRC–are putting all out efforts to win the …
    • TDP, YSRCP workers clash in Ongole ahead of elections 26 Feb 2019 06:45 [India], Feb 26 (ANI): Clashes broke out between the TDP and YSRCP workers in Ongole town over the later inviting former minister Balineni Srinivas Reddy for setting up party office here on Monday. Workers of both the parties clashed in front of police and …
    • Adopt friendly policing methods: Ongole DGP to officials 17 Feb 2019 04:53 By Express News Service ONGOLE: DGP RP Thakur has said that their aim is to ensure zero crime and urged the police to adopt friendly policing methods. The DGP on Saturday inaugurated Ongole Two Town model police station building, which was constructed at …
    • Ongole: Residents a worried lot as sanitation goes for a toss 11 Feb 2019 05:57 By Express News Service ONGOLE: Garbage dumping and lack of sanitation at senistive areas with schools and hospitals are major reasons for the spread of diseases such as chickenpox, dengue and viral fevers in Ongole. People in the know say that despite the …
    • Parched Ongole draws AP government's attention as water crisis looms 10 Feb 2019 03:27 By Express News Service ONGOLE:  Several villages, including those that have merged with municipal corporation in Ongole are facing a severe drinking water crisis of late. Around 22 per cent of the town is still not covered with drinking water pipelines, …
    • Ongole bulls hog the limelight 17 Jan 2019 13:48 The majestic Ongole bulls were the star attraction as Kanuma was celebrated with zest on the third day of the Makara Sankranti festival to mark the northward journey of the Sun during the auspicious Uttarayana Punyakalam, in Prakasam and SRSP Nellore …
    • Andhra on high alert as storm set to cross between Ongole and Kakinada 15 Dec 2018 20:06 By PTI AMARAVATI: The Andhra Pradesh government put its machinery on high alert and positioned NDRF and State Disaster Response Force in five districts Saturday as the deep depression in the Bay of Bengal was set to intensify into a severe cyclonic storm …
    • Stone for development works laid at AP's Ongole 30 Nov 2018 05:14 By Express News Service ONGOLE: Information Technology and Panchayat Raj Minister Nara Lokesh said the State government had framed a water grid programme at Rs 1,000 crore to provide tap connection to every household in the state.  Lokesh visited …
    • Ongole’s cricket stadium has scary past! 20 Nov 2018 03:10 Express News Service ONGOLE: The city of Ongole, in Prakasam district, is known for a particular breed of oxen. It’s also known for the CSR Sarma College, where Tollywood star Chiranjeevi studied from 1970-72. Few know that the cricket ground at CSR Sarma …
    • Andhra Govt gives green signal for upgrading Ongole PG Centre 03 Nov 2018 13:54
    • Andhra to set up Tanguturi Prakasham Panthulu University in Ongole 02 Nov 2018 04:11
    • Pastor held for sexually harassing Ongole school student 18 Aug 2018 23:55 By Express News Service ONGOLE: The police have intensified their investigation into the complaints of sexual harassment of girl students and other irregularities at UCLI school hostel in Ongole town. Speaking to reporters on Saturday, Prakasam district …
    • Chemfab Alkalis shuts down Ongole plant for maintenance 11 Jul 2018 11:10 Chemfab Alkalis Limited's Plants situated at Ongole, in the State of Andhra Pradesh have been suspended from 10th July 2018 from 17:30 hrs for the purpose/s of both Annual Maintenance and clearing of accumulated Stocks.
    • ‘Save Ongole dairy’ campaign launched 17 May 2018 05:42 Farmers and civil society organisations under the aegis of the Prakasam District Development Forum have launched a campaign for the revival of the Ongole dairy. The employees and farmers were hoping against hope that the problems of the dairy would be …
    • Brazilian firm to pay RS 1.2 crore for Ongole bull embryos 25 Apr 2018 23:22 CHENNAI: Putting an end to trafficking of native genetic resources of the iconic Ongole bull, Chennai-based National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) has ordered a Brazilian company to pay Rs 1.20 crore up front to access bovine cattle embryos for research.  …
    • ‘Govt. should take over Ongole Dairy’ 20 Mar 2018 06:58 Hundreds of farmers and employees of the Ongole Dairy staged a demonstration in front of the Prakasam Bhavan here on Monday demanding takeover of the dairy, which is now in the red, by the National Dairy Development Board(NDDB). The crisis has deepened …
    • ₹600 cr. goes into Gundlakamma, but water yet to reach Ongole farms 13 Dec 2017 04:11 Over ₹600 crore has been pumped into the Obul Reddy Gundlakamma project with a view to bringing under irrigation 1.42 lakh acres in drought-prone Prakasam district. Yet, the farmers in Ongole, S.N.Padu and Addanki Assembly constitutencies are unable to …
    • Revenge: 3-year-old Ongole boy kidnapped & killed 19 Nov 2017 06:08 ONGOLE: A three-year-old boy, Gorantla Manikantha of Dwarakampadu village, Marturu mandal, in Prakasam district was kidnapped and killed by a person of the same village, Annangi Veeranjaneyulu (32). According to police sources, the accused picked the boy …
    • Six-year old Ongole girl hung on to the grills of the capsized boat after her grandparents drowned 13 Nov 2017 15:21
    • Excursion that began on high note ends in tragedy for 32 from Ongole 13 Nov 2017 03:30 VIJAYAWADA: The outing of 72 members of the Ongole Walkers’ Association, which was all fun and frolic early Sunday, ended in a tragedy while they were on a cruise for more than 40 minutes on the waters of the Krishna. All the members reached Vijayawada …
    • This Salt Satyagraha site in Ongole is crying for attention 15 Aug 2017 08:50 The sleepy village of Devarampadu was in the limelight before Independence, as it was from here that Andhra Kesari Tanguturi Prakasam Pantulu had launched the Salt Satyagaraha on a call given by Mahatma Gandhi. A grand ‘Vijayotsavam stupa’ unveiled in the …
    • KIMS Hospitals unveils 350 bed facility at Ongole in Andhra Pradesh 01 Jun 2017 19:59
    • Prima Plastics Ltd Commences Commercial Production / Operations at Ongole Plant 19 Feb 2017 07:17 The Board of Directors of Prima Plastics Ltd at its meeting held on Feb 5, 2016 had announced the setting up of a new plant for manufacturing of plastic moulded articles at Ongole. The set up of the new plant with an installed capacity of 1500 tons per …
    • Bovine IVF lab to increase Ongole, Punganur count 17 Feb 2017 03:45 HYDERABAD: Sri Venkateswara Veterinary University (SVU) will soon launch the mission to preserve the rare bovine breeds of Punganur and Ongole in collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania and JK Trust. These breeds will be propagated using the in …