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  • Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams special invitee: Govt to amend Endowments Act January 22, 2022 1:31 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State government on Friday informed the Andhra Pradesh High Court that an amendment will be made to the Endowments Act with regard to the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) special invitees. A decision in this …
  • Andhra’s first POSCO court launched in Machilipatnam January 22, 2022 1:31 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh High Court Chief Justice PK Mishra virtually inaugurated the first POCSO court in the state in Machilipatnam of Krishna district and Seventh Additional District and Sessions-cum-Special Court for the …
  • Omicron widely prevalent in AP's coastal districts January 22, 2022 1:03 am Vijayawada: The highly infectious Omicron variant is spreading in six coastal districts from Srikakulam to Krishna in Andhra Pradesh. Some 84 per cent of the 425 swab samples – from among the Covid Positive cases -- were found Omicron Positive and 10 per …
  • AP tells HC of plan to amend Endowments Act to justify govt's nomination to TTD Board January 22, 2022 1:03 am Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh government has informed the High Court that it plans to amend the AP Charitable and Hindu Religious Institutions and Endowments Act 1987 to allow the nomination of 52 special invitees to the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam …
  • Only locals to be allowed at Mailara Lingeshwara jathre this year January 22, 2022 1:01 am Vijayanagara: The annual Mailara Lingeshwara jathre and Karnikotsava in Vijayanagara districts are historical events, drawing devotees from across the state. The popularity of the annual fete means that the temple will milling with devotees, raising the …
  • How To Pay A Challan For Riding A Two-Wheeler Without A Helmet January 21, 2022 11:38 pm The challan for riding a two-wheeler without a helmet varies from state to state, and all the related details are summarized below. How To Pay a Challan For Riding a Two-Wheeler Without a Helmet? The Motor Vehicles Act of 1988 establishes rules or …
  • Kalamkari art by AP artist to be on display at Rajpath on Republic Day January 21, 2022 9:05 pm Nellore: The Kalamkari art form is on the list of selected art forms for display at Rajpath in the national capital on the occasion of Republic Day this time. The art form created by artist Sudheer from Srikalahasthi in Andhra Pradesh will also be on the …
  • Andhra youth arrested for threatening to assassinate CM January 21, 2022 6:54 pm (MENAFN- IANS) Amaravati, Jan 21 (IANS) A youth has been arrested for threatening, on Twitter, to assassinate Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, police said on Friday. The CID Cyber Crime wing arrested Rajapalem Phani, a native of …
  • Andhra Cabinet approves agreement with IndiGo Airlines January 21, 2022 6:25 pm (MENAFN- IANS) Amaravati, Jan 21 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh Cabinet on Friday approved an agreement with IndiGo Airlines to operate flights from Kadapa and Kurnool airports. The airline will operate four services a week starting from March 27, Information …
  • India Reverse Osmosis Membrane Market: Qualitative Analysis, Quantitative Analysis, Forecast up to 2030 January 21, 2022 4:05 pm Jan 21, 2022 (MENAFN via COMTEX) -- (MENAFN - Comserve) Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan, Japan, Jan 21, 2022, 05:35 /Comserve / -- Under this subscription you would be able to access India Reverse Osmosis Membrane market demand and supply analysis on a …
  • Organic expo to be held in Vijayawada from Feb 25-27 January 21, 2022 3:03 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh Dairy Development Cooperative Federation (APDDCF) Limited managing director Babu Ahmed announced that the State government will soon introduce an organic policy for milk, horticulture and agriculture.  He …
  • EdelGive Foundation's GROW Fund announces its Cohort of 100 NGO Grantees January 21, 2022 2:05 pm New Delhi [India], January 21 (ANI/BusinessWire India): In a first-of-its-kind opportunity, 100 NGOs doing critical and credible social impact work across the nation have been selected to receive grants from the GROW Fund, which is anchored by EdelGive …
  • India adds 3.47 lakh new COVID cases with positivity rate at 17.94%; 703 fatalities January 21, 2022 12:18 pm Total active cases of COVID in India have rose to 20,18,825 today The total death toll in the country is now at 4,88,396 The daily positivity rate is at 17.94 per cent on Jan 21 COVID-19 India News Updates: India recorded 3,47,254 new cases of the novel …
  • Venkaiah Naidu calls for increasing indigenous production of crude oil January 21, 2022 10:28 am Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday called for increasing indigenous production of crude oil through strong R&D efforts to ensure energy security of the country. He was delivering the convocation address at the first convocation ceremony of the …
  • Preeti Jhangiani and Parvin Dabas visit Konark Sun Temple and Puri Beach January 21, 2022 10:24 am   Preeti Jhangiani and Parvin Dabas at Konark Sun Temple, Odisha. Photo: Shimmer PRPreeti Jhangiani and Parvin Dabas took time off as they holidayed in the pristine land of Odisha (formerly known as Orissa). Also known as the land of temples, Odisha has …
  • Rs 1.80 crore worth ganja, vehicles seized in Hyderabad, six arrested January 21, 2022 9:54 am By Express News Service HYDERABAD:  The Special Operations Team (SOT) of Cyberabad police busted a major inter state Ganja smuggling racket and seized a huge quantity of Ganja and vehicles used for transportation, all worth Rs 1.80 Crore and also arrested …
  • Introducing TV Dinners January 21, 2022 9:33 am (MENAFN- IANS) By IANSlife New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANSlife) Bengaluru residents will be able to purchase a very fun set dinner developed by Chef Rahul Sharma via AirMenus beginning January 17. Perfectly portioned and ready for a binge-watching session. In …
  • Woman in AP town kills husband, carries severed head to police station January 21, 2022 9:19 am By IANS January 21, 2022 11:58 IST Covid killing spree: Study says five million people died due to pandemic in India In a horrific incident, a woman murdered her husband and carried his severed head to a police station in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor …
  • Farmers To Get High Yield With This Newly Launched Bajra Hybrid “Sunmax” January 21, 2022 7:29 am Bajra Crop Nuziveedu Seeds Limited Company launched a new Bajra hybrid called "Sunmax" via a digital platform wherein over 5000 farmers participated!  The program was streamed live on social media platforms such as YouTube and Facebook.  In their …
  • Odisha rural polls: Parties join forces for Kotia panchayat, decide to put up consensus candidates January 21, 2022 6:19 am By Express News Service KORAPUT: In a show of unanimity, political parties of Odisha have decided to select consensus candidates for the posts of zilla parishad, sarpanch, samiti and ward members instead of going to the polls in the disputed Kotia …
  • COVID deaths lower in third wave: govt January 21, 2022 6:04 am M’rashtra, K’taka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Delhi and U.P. emerge as states of concern New Delhi: Deaths as against active cases have been significantly lower in the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic than the previous one, the government said on Thursday …
  • FAPTO stages protest demanding better PRC January 21, 2022 5:51 am VIJAYAWADA: Government teachers led by the Federation of Andhra Pradesh Teachers’ Organisations (FAPTO) staged protests on Thursday against the PRC implementation, under which they had gheraoed collectorates in districts on Thursday. The leaders of FAPTO …
  • 2,000 medical students, doctors infected with Covid-19 in AP January 21, 2022 5:51 am VIJAYAWADA: Nearly 2,000 medical students and government doctors have been infected with Covid-19 in recent days in Andhra Pradesh. Of the total infected, a majority were medical students attending to patients in both Covid-19 and non-Covid-19 out-patient …
  • Centre releases tax due to states in advance January 21, 2022 5:51 am Hyderabad: In an unexpected relief to the states, the Centre on Thursday released tax devolution of two months, including one a month in advance, to overcome the financial crisis caused by Covid-19 and related restrictions. Accordingly, Telangana state …
  • Imax, Jalavihar owe TS crores of rupees January 21, 2022 4:47 am Hyderabad: Major entertainment and recreational establishments in Hyderabad that were set up as part of public private partnership (PPP) projects have defaulted on payment of lease and revenue sharing with the state government over the past few years. The …
  • Subba Rao is new Field GM of Central Bank of India January 21, 2022 4:41 am K.S.N.V. Subba Rao has been appointed the new Field General Manager of Central Bank of India, Hyderabad Zone, which covers Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka through a network of 332 branches and has a total business of ₹31,550 crore. A banker with …
  • Cultural outfits up in arms against ban on ‘Chintamani’ January 21, 2022 4:41 am The Andhra Pradesh government’s ban on 100-year-old ‘Chintamani Natakam’ has triggered a row with the cultural organisations opposing it and terming it as an “attack on the freedom of the artistes, and culture and traditions of the State.” Following a …
  • New colleges trigger women’s varsity decision January 21, 2022 3:03 am “That seed has now borne the fruit and there is a huge influx from these colleges into PG courses. Many students from these colleges have topped the PG entrance exams in various subjects as well,” reveals R. Limbadri, Chairman, Telangana State Council of …
  • Andhra Pradesh Woman Beheads Husband After Feud, Surrenders Before Police January 21, 2022 2:35 am The accused was identified as Vasundhara, wife of 53-year-old Bhashyam Ravi Chandran. Chittoor (Andhra Pradesh): An Andhra Pradesh woman allegedly beheaded her husband with a sharp knife and later surrendered before the police on Thursday. As per police …
  • Telangana police arrest international drug peddler Tony from Mumbai January 21, 2022 2:29 am Express News Service HYDERABAD: In a major breakthrough in their effort to end the drugs menace, Hyderabad police have arrested Chukwu Ogbonna David alias Tony, the kingpin of one of the major international drug rackets, in Mumbai and brought him to the …
  • Tourism projects: Telangana pulls up defaulting lessees, says pay up or face action January 21, 2022 2:29 am By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Tourism and Culture Minister V Srinivas Goud has ordered officials to recover dues payable to the Telangana government by lessees operating hospitality and tourism projects in government lands, which were leased to them …
  • Karnataka just 0.1 per cent shy of full coverage of first dose of COVID vaccine January 21, 2022 2:28 am Express News Service BENGALURU: This may well be a booster shot for the morale of staff in the Health Department and city corporations who are working extensively to control the virus spread and vaccinate all citizens. After assessing the information …
  • Over-the-counter drug sales see surge amid third wave of COVID-19 in Karnataka January 21, 2022 2:28 am Express News Service BENGALURU : The sales of over-the-counter (OTC) drugs have shot up significantly during the third wave, especially that of Dolo-650 and paracetamol, said members of the Karnataka chemists and  druggists' association (KCDA) on …
  • 20% cut in APSRTC buses to Bengaluru January 21, 2022 2:28 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) is offering a 20 per cent discount on ticket fares of Vennela and Amaravati services to Bengaluru from Vijayawada, In a note issued here on Thursday, RTC regional …
  • Rs 3,136 crore loans given to 16.96 lakh beneficiaries: APSMFC chairman January 21, 2022 2:27 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh State Minorities Finance Corporation (APSMFC) chairman Sk Asif said loans to the tune of Rs 3,136 crore were given to 16.96 lakh beneficiaries under various schemes through the corporation. Asif on …
  • Tribute to AP freedom fighters in Kalamkari art January 21, 2022 2:27 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A masterpiece of Kalamkari art with freedom fighters from Andhra Pradesh as a theme on a 750 metre-long scroll will be one of the scrolls reflecting the Indian history and art forms at Rajpath in New Delhi on the Republic …
  • Film Shorts // January 19-25, 2022 January 20, 2022 8:00 pm OPENING   The Favorite (PG-13) This Christian film stars Matthew Fahey as a man who experiences a miraculous recovery following a life-threatening car accident. Also with John Schneider, Luke Benjamin Bernard, Mollee Gray, Tyron Woodley, Jeff Hardy, Uriah …
  • Andhra CM roots for 'One district, One airport' concept January 20, 2022 6:50 pm (MENAFN- IANS) Amaravati, Jan 20 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has said that the 'one district-one airport' concept is good, and instructed officials to expedite the works on Bhogapuram and Dagadarthi airports in …
  • At least 7 new airports to come up in Andhra Pradesh January 20, 2022 6:00 pm Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on Thursday asked the Infrastructure and Investments (I and I) Department to plan and build at least seven new airports in the State under the ‘One District – One Airport' concept. The “One …
  • Andhra court directs BJP leader Kanna Lakshminarayan to pay Rs 1 cr compensation to daughter-in-law January 20, 2022 2:21 pm By IANS January 20, 2022 13:09 IST Honey Singh issues statement on domestic violence case A city court has directed former Andhra Pradesh BJP chief Kanna Lakshminarayana, his wife and son to pay Rs 1 crore compensation to his daughter-in-law in a domestic …
  • Pay revision: Andhra teachers take to streets January 20, 2022 9:06 am (MENAFN- IANS) Amaravati, Jan 20 (IANS) Intensifying the protest over 'unsatisfactory' pay revision, government teachers in Andhra Pradesh hit the streets across the state on Thursday. The protestors took out rallies and staged sit-ins demanding …
  • Covid 19: RT-PCR test rates at private labs slashed in Andhra Pradesh, check new price January 20, 2022 2:41 am RT-PCR test rates have been revised in Andhra Pradesh. The new price for RT-PCR tests at private labs in Rs 350. Earlier, the price was Rs 499. The Andhra Pradesh government on Wednesday revised the price charged for RT-PCR tests by private laboratories. …
  • Amid row over casino, Andhra police orders probe January 19, 2022 2:12 pm (MENAFN- IANS) Vijayawada, Jan 19 (IANS) Police in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district have ordered a probe into a casino that was set up at Gudivada on Sankranti. Krishna district superintendent of police Siddharth Kaushal directed Nuzvidu deputy …
  • Andhra Pradesh govt seeks donations to build school infra January 19, 2022 10:24 am Amaravati: The Andhra Pradesh government has decided to raise funds from donors, both national and international, as it urgently requires over Rs 6,300 crore to ramp up infrastructure in schools for implementing the National Education Policy-2020. Also, …
  • COVID compensation: Supreme Court seeks presence of chief secretaries of Andhra, Bihar January 19, 2022 9:25 am By IANS NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday expressed discontent over delay in payment of compensation to families of those who succumbed to Covid-19, and ordered personal appearance of chief secretaries of Andhra Pradesh and Bihar at 2 p.m. A bench …
  • Andhra Pradesh sees 74 per cent attendance in schools January 19, 2022 3:10 am Vijayawada: The number of students attending schools has gone up to 74 per cent on the second day against 61 per cent on the first day of reopening of schools after Sankranti vacation in the state. Minister for education Adimulapu Suresh here on Tuesday …
  • Illegal usage of antibiotic drugs shoots up in Andhra Pradesh January 19, 2022 3:10 am Vijayawada: Usage of antibiotic drugs has shot up immensely in AP as people, who develop Covid-19 symptoms like cold, cough, mild fever and body pains, have started taking them without a doctor’s prescription. Azithromycin, doxycycline and several other …
  • Andhra Pradesh takes steps to sort out woes of Polavaram dam oustees January 19, 2022 3:10 am KAKINADA: After several agitations held by the tribal people, the state government is currently in a mood to sort out the problems of the 440 Polavaram Project Displaced Families among the tribals and involving 426 acres of land for compensation. The …
  • Night curfew is back in Andhra Pradesh January 19, 2022 3:09 am Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh government has started implementation of night curfew from 11pm to 5am from Tuesday onwards up to Jan. 31 to check the spread of Covid-19 in the state. Accordingly, the state government has imposed the norms as follows: …
  • Registrations under land scheme begin in Andhra Pradesh January 19, 2022 3:08 am VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister Jaganmohan Reddy on Tuesday inaugurated the registration services for lands under the YSR Jagananna Saswatha Bhoo Hakku Bhoo Raksha scheme. Under this, land registration services started in 37 villages. The chief minister said, “ …
  • Lorry owners urge Andhra Government to roll back hike in green tax January 18, 2022 8:19 am Leaders of the Andhra Pradesh Lorry Owners’ Association have urged the government to roll back the steep hike in the green tax imposed since January 1 this year, a slash in the Value Added Tax (VAT) on diesel and immediate repairs to the district and State …
  • Andhra Pradesh issues orders to revise govt employees' payscale January 18, 2022 8:07 am Vijayawada: The AP government issued orders to revise the pay scales here on Monday, after the government granted fitment of 23 per cent of the basic pay in the revised scales. The dearness allowance of 30.392 per cent as on 01-07-2018 will be merged in …
  • Restrictions come back in temples as cases spike in Andhra January 18, 2022 3:51 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With Andhra Pradesh witnessing a rapid surge in Covid-19 cases and temple employees testing positive, the State government has reintroduced restrictions in places of worship to ensure the safety of devotees and staff.  …
  • Andhra Pradesh moots gap reduction for Covid precaution dose January 17, 2022 11:20 pm Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh government has urged the Centre to reduce the time-gap between the second Covid19 shot and the precaution dose to six months from the present nine months. “This would be of benefit to healthcare, frontline workers and those …
  • Andhra villager slaughters man during animal sacrifice January 17, 2022 4:51 pm In a shocking incident, a man cut the throat of another person instead of a goat he was supposed to slaughter. The incident occurred in Andhra Pradesh’s Chittoor district during Sankranti celebrations on Sunday. According to police, a man who was in an …
  • Andhra Family treats future son-in-law with 365 different types of food January 17, 2022 10:31 am A future son-in-law in Andhra Pradesh was served with 365 types of food. Tummalapalli Subrahmanyam and Annapurna are going to marry their son Saikrishna to a gold trader. A future son-in-law in Andhra Pradesh got a grand treatment from his in-laws as they …
  • Andhra Pradesh housing scheme attracts Germany January 17, 2022 6:38 am Vijayawada: Germany’s state-owned KfW bank has offered financial support for energy-efficient systems in the AP government’s flagship housing programme under the Navaratnalu Pedalandariki Illu Scheme. KfW says it shall provide upto Euro 150 million for …
  • Andhra administers over 7 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses in one year January 17, 2022 4:36 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State is completing one year since the first dose of Covid vaccine was administered on January 17, 2021. As many as 7,52,50,365 doses were administered in the last one year (till 8 pm on January 16). While the first …
  • Premature blind baby from Andhra Pradesh gains sight at Chennai hospital January 16, 2022 8:23 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: A team of doctors from Rajan Eye Care performed intricate surgeries, under general anaesthesia, on a premature baby from Chitoor, Andhra Pradesh. The Rotary Retinopathy of Prematurity Project (ROTAROPP) team, a Rajan Eye …
  • Home Guard dies in accident near Andhra's Guntur January 16, 2022 7:39 pm By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Angothu Babu Rao Naik (35) a Home Guard deputed to Tirumalagiri police station in Nalgonda District and his relative Angothu Mothiram Naik (66) died in an accident near Macherla of Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh, when …
  • Andhra Pradesh budget preparation exercise to begin on January 17 January 16, 2022 2:33 pm Amaravati: The Andhra Pradesh government will begin the preparatory exercise for Budget 2022-23 from Monday. The Finance Department has scheduled a series of meetings from January 17 to 24 with all departments to discuss the allocations in the ensuing …
  • Chandrababu Naidu alleges Andhra govt filed 'false case' to arrest farmer January 16, 2022 6:30 am Amaravati: Telugu Desam Party National President and former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has demanded the immediate release of a farmer identified as Narendra who was arrested on the basis of a false case filed at the behest of the …
  • Cockfights held in Andhra Pradesh despite ban January 16, 2022 3:35 am Despite a ban on the blood sport, cockfights were organised under floodlights in specially set up arenas at many villages in the State as part of the Sankranti celebrations. Ignoring the police warnings and the efforts to wean them away from the banned …
  • 8 Arrested In Telugu Desam Party Leader's Murder Case In Andhra: Police January 15, 2022 4:10 pm The police department formed a total of four teams to monitor the case. Guntur, Andhra Pradesh: The Andhra Pradesh police on Friday arrested all the eight accused involved in the murder of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) party cadre Thota Chandraiah. The TDP …
  • Crores change hands as cockfights held in Andhra despite ban, pandemic January 15, 2022 9:19 am (MENAFN- IANS) Vijayawada, Jan 15 (IANS) Crores of rupees changed hands as cockfights were organised in many parts of coastal Andhra Pradesh during Sankranti celebrations on Saturday despite ban and the current surge in Covid-19 cases. Hundreds of people …
  • Active Covid infections in Andhra Pradesh leap by 4,000 to 18,313 January 15, 2022 1:46 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Active Covid-19 cases in Andhra Pradesh leapt to 18,313 from 14,204 a day ago after 4,529 new infections emerged in the 24 hours ending Friday 9 am. For the first time in about four months, a district registered more …
  • Andhra Pradesh girls win space challenge with their moon rover projects January 15, 2022 1:45 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA / VISAKHAPATNAM / SRIKAKULAM: Nine girl students from the Andhra Pradesh Social Welfare Residential Educational Institutions Society (APSWREIS) are over the moon as their science projects have found a place in the …
  • Four dead, three injured after lorry overturned in Andhra Pradesh's Tadepalligudem January 14, 2022 11:18 am West Godavari: Four people were killed on the spot while three persons were seriously injured after a 14-tier lorry carrying fish overturned at Tadepalligudem in Andhra Pradesh on Friday morning, Circle Inspector, informed Thadepalligudem Police Station …
  • End in sight to Andhra Pradesh film ticket row as Chiranjeevi meets Jagan January 14, 2022 3:17 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Tollywood Megastar K Chiranjeevi, who had a meeting with Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy amid the ongoing controversy over movie ticket prices, said the latter had assured him that the government will take a decision …
  • Andhra Pradesh, Telangana lead the way in India's forest cover increase January 14, 2022 2:49 am
  • Andhra Pradesh tribal girl seeks aid to climb Mount Kilimanjaro January 14, 2022 2:37 am Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: A 20-year-old tribal girl from the Agency area of the district seeks financial support from the State government to accomplish her dream of conquering Mount Kilimanjaro. Kondagorri Renuka from Nulakajodu village in Bhamini …
  • Special teams to check cockfights in Andhra Pradesh January 14, 2022 2:37 am By Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM: Ignoring police restrictions, High Court’s orders and most importantly the rising threat of the third Covid wave, people from the twin Godavari districts are gearing up for cockfights which is set to begin from …
  • Chiru stirs the hornet’s nest by meeting Andhra Pradesh CM January 14, 2022 2:27 am Vijayawada: At a time when the Tollywood industry is miffed with AP CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on matters related to movie-ticket pricing, Chiru meeting the former could- n’t have gone unnoticed. Further, after meeting the AP CM, Chiranjeevi expressed …
  • Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy hosts Chiranjeevi for lunch, ‘offers’ him Rajya Sabha ticket January 13, 2022 10:53 pm
  • Chiranjeevi meets Andhra Pradesh CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy amid movie ticket prices row January 13, 2022 3:32 pm Amidst the ongoing row between the Telugu film fraternity and the government of Andhra Pradesh over the low cap on cinema tickets, actor Chiranjeevi met AP Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy in Vijayawada on Thursday to discuss the problems of Tollywood …
  • Andhra Pradesh and Telangana top in increasing forest cover January 13, 2022 1:18 pm Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are at the top in increasing the forest cover, according to the India State of Forest Report 2021 released by Union minister for environment, forest and climate change, Bhupender Yadav.HYDERABAD: Andhra Pradesh and Telangana …
  • Andhra Pradesh: TDP leader killed in political rivalry January 13, 2022 1:08 pm By ANI GUNTUR: On the eve of Sankranti, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader Thota Chandraiah was murdered in Andhra Pradesh's Guntur district. Political rivalry is said to be the reason behind the murder, the police said. The accused persons belong to the …
  • Andhra Pradesh highlights bifurcation issues at meet with Union Home Secretary January 13, 2022 8:07 am Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla convened a meeting of the Chief Secretaries of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana to sort out the issues pertaining to the A.P. Reorganization Act-2014, on Wednesday. According to information, Andhra Pradesh Chief Secretary …
  • Torchbearer of peace: Andhra Pradesh Governor on Vivekananda January 13, 2022 4:15 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan paid rich tributes to Swami Vivekananda on the latter’s 160th birth anniversary at a programme held at Raj Bhavan’s Durbar Hall here on Wednesday. “Swami Vivekananda played a major role …
  • Can’t allow distribution of Anandaiah’s herbal concoction: Andhra Pradesh government to HC January 13, 2022 3:38 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA/NELLORE: The state government informed the High Court that it cannot give permission to Bonigi Anandaiah to distribute his herbal concoction which is claimed to be a cure for Covid-19. The High Court on Wednesday …
  • Andhra Pradesh government creates parallel Mahila Police set up, frames rules January 13, 2022 3:38 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The state government on Wednesday issued a GO, framing service rules for Mahila Police by recognising it as a separate cadre within the Police Department. The Mahila Police cadre will have five ranks as per the Andhra …
  • Union Home Secretary hold talks with Andhra Pradesh, Telangana chief secretaries January 13, 2022 3:38 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Secretary Sameer Sharma on Wednesday took up the issues related to the release of funds of Polavaram project, setting up of a greenfield crude oil refinery and petrochemical complex in the State apart from …
  • Bifurcation blues: Telangana tells Andhra Pradesh to pay up Rs 12,111 crore power dues January 13, 2022 12:13 am
  • Andhra Pradesh BJP complains to Governor on Atmakur issue January 13, 2022 12:03 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The BJP on Wednesday urged Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan to intervene and direct the government to lift the cases registered against its party leader Buddha Srikanth Reddy, who was arrested in connection with the …
  • Movie exhibitors’ association urges Andhra Pradesh CM YS Jagan to enhance ticket rates January 13, 2022 12:03 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With the government implementing night curfew in the state from January 18, the film exhibitors’ association has convened a meeting here on Wednesday to discuss the course of action to be followed for running theaters …
  • 5 Andhra Pradesh School Students Drown In Rivulet January 12, 2022 7:11 am Three of the children were students of Class 7, one of Class 6 and another Class 9. (Representational) Amaravati: A pall of gloom descended on a sleepy village in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh as five school students met with a watery grave in Munneru …
  • Now, you can apply for plots in Andhra Pradesh smart townships January 12, 2022 1:04 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy formally launched the website of Jagananna Smart Townships at his camp office at Tadepalli on Tuesday. It will accept applications for layouts in Dharmavaram of Anantapur, Mangalagiri …
  • Andhra Pradesh Mineral Development Corp MD says no mining in Dravidian University, forest lands January 12, 2022 1:04 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh Mineral Development Corporation MD VG Venkata Reddy said that no mining activity is going on in the lands allocated to Dravidian University and the forest lands in Kuppam of Chittoor district and added …
  • Andhra Pradesh imposes night curfew, Cinema halls to function with 50 per cent occupancy January 11, 2022 5:32 pm Andhra Pradesh government imposes a night curfew from 11 pm to 5 am Theatres, multiplexes and cinema halls will be operational with 50 per cent occupancy Restrictions on public gatherings, allowing 200 people outdoor and 100 inside the auditorium imposed …
  • 1,831 new Covid-19 cases but no deaths in Andhra Pradesh January 11, 2022 3:02 pm By PTI AMARAVATI: Andhra Pradesh saw a further spike in coronavirus infections as 1,831 were reported afresh in the 24 hours ending 9 am on Tuesday, but there were no deaths during the period. The state had recorded 984 fresh cases yesterday. Active cases …
  • Covid-19: Andhra Pradesh imposes night curfew till January 31 January 11, 2022 2:23 pm By ANI VIJAYAWADA: In view of rising Covid-19 cases, the Andhra Pradesh government on Tuesday enacted new guidelines for implementation of night curfew from 11 pm to 5 am till January 31 with immediate effect. In an order, the State government instructed …
  • Andhra Pradesh defers night curfew plans to Jan 18 January 11, 2022 1:01 pm (MENAFN- IANS) Amaravati, Jan 11 (IANS) A day after it was decided to impose night curfew in response to the rising Covid numbers, the Andhra Pradesh government on Tuesday, postponed its imposition to January 18. The night curfew, between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m …
  • Four Andhra Pradesh teens bring 201kg of ganja to Bengaluru, land in net January 11, 2022 6:45 am Police seized 201kg of ganja from them at KG NagarBENGALURU: In a major crackdown last week, south division police arrested four teenagers from Andhra Pradesh for allegedly bringing huge quantities of ganja into Bengaluru to sell to local peddlers. Police …
  • Private bus operators in Andhra Pradesh jack up fares ahead of Sankranti January 11, 2022 6:02 am Tirupati: Cashing in on the Sankranti festival season, bus operators have jacked up the fares of buses plying on several routes connecting the temple city of Tirupati to various destinations in Andhra Pradesh and neighbouring Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. …
  • Andhra Pradesh government hospitals get 144 oxygen plants January 11, 2022 6:01 am VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh government is taking various steps to contain the coronavirus spread ahead of the third wave. As many as 144 oxygen plants were set up at a cost of Rs 426 crore. In virtual mode, chief minister Jagan Mohan Reddy inaugurated …
  • I-T search on 3 realty firms in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana unearths unaccounted cash deals of Rs 800 crore January 11, 2022 2:47 am
  • Andhra Pradesh wins 17 medals in India skill event January 10, 2022 11:23 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh has won seven gold, four silver, two bronze medals and four medallions of excellence in the India Skill Competitions held in New Delhi from January 6 to 10 as part of the World Skill Competitions to be …
  • Five students drown in Krishna river in Andhra Pradesh January 10, 2022 7:47 pm By PTI MACHLILIPATNAM: Five students drowned in a river in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district on Monday evening, Police said. The incident occurred when the five were bathing in the Krishna river, Nandigama Deputy Superintendent of Police G Nageswara …
  • COVID brings back night curfew in Andhra Pradesh January 10, 2022 6:47 pm VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh government on Monday imposed a night curfew on the state in view of the increasing cases of Covid19 in the state. The curfew timings are from 11pm to 5 am, effective from tonight. This decision was taken during a review …
  • Night curfew imposed in Andhra Pradesh amid sharp surge in Covid-19 cases January 10, 2022 10:37 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Amid the sharp surge in Covid-19 infections, the Andhra Pradesh government Monday decided to impose a night curfew from 11 pm to 5 am next day and also to strictly implement 'Covid Appropriate Behaviour' measures …
  • Expose Uddhav Thackeray govt without concerning about power: Fadnavis to BJP workers November 16, 2021 6:43 pm Express News Service MUMBAI: Former Maharashtra chief minister and leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis, in his party meeting on Tuesday, said that they should stop overthinking about forming government in Maharashtra, whether they will come back in …
  • Maharashtra to reopen temples for devotees from October 7; first day of Navratri 2021 September 25, 2021 2:38 am All temples in Maharashtra will be allowed to reopen for devotees from October 7, adhering to all COVID-19 safety protocol, the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) announced on Friday.  The decision to reopen the temples was taken keeping in view the …
  • Maha records 3,286 COVID-19 cases, 51 deaths September 24, 2021 8:38 pm Maharashtra on Friday reported 3,286 new coronavirus cases and 51 deaths which took the state's infection tally to 65,37,843 and death toll to 1,38,776, a health department official said. With 3,933 patients discharged from hospitals, the number of …
  • Andhra Pradesh Govt transfers, gives new postings to 22 IPS officers June 23, 2019 2:53 pm Category: Andhra Pradesh, News Posted by Younus Published: Jun 23, 2019, 6:55 pm IST Updated: Jun 23, 2019, 6:56 pm IST Amarawati: The Andhra Pradesh government on Sunday issued an order to transfer and post 22 Indian Police Service (IPS) officers with an …
  • AP Assembly begins, all MLAs administered oath June 12, 2019 4:39 pm Category: Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad Posted by Mohd Aslam Hussain Published: Jun 12, 2019, 9:33 pm IST Updated: Jun 12, 2019, 9:33 pm IST Amarawati: The 15th Legislative Assembly of Andhra Pradesh kicked off on Wednesday with Protem Speaker Appala Naidu …
  • Maharashtra: Warmer days ahead despite temperature drop, says IMD April 1, 2019 12:54 pm According to IMD, a heatwave is declared when the temperature touches 40 degrees Celsius in the plains and continues for two to three days or is above 4.5 to 6.5 degrees Celsius above normal. (Representational Image) The increase in the minimum temperature …
  • Two triangular fights likely in Lok Sabha Phase 2 in Maharashtra March 26, 2019 4:20 pm By Express News Service MUMBAI: At least two of the 10 Lok Sabha seats, going to poll in the second phase on April 18, would see triangular fights. This was clear on the last day of filing nominations for the phase on Tuesday. While candidates from Akola, …
  • BJP, Shiv Sena to test strength against each other in legislative council elections April 26, 2018 3:59 pm Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray (File | PTI) MUMBAI: After a meeting of MLAs with party president Uddhav Thackeray the Shiv Sena on Thursday declared that it would contest two of the six legislative council seats that would go for vote next month. While …
  • Halmari bags world’s best CTC bid at Rs 700/kg April 26, 2018 1:15 am Kolkata: CTC tea, the crush-tear-curl version of your morning cuppa, from Halmari tea estate of Assam has created a world record by fetching Rs 700 a kilo in the pan-India e-auction from Kolkata on Tuesday. The last global-best price for CTC tea in …
  • Airport apathy killed my father: Lalji’s son December 15, 2017 5:01 am HYDERABAD: Four days after scientist and pioneer of DNA fingerprinting, Lalji Singh, died of heart attack in Varanasi, his son Abhishek Singh said his father's life could have been saved if airport authorities and Indigo Airlines took cognizance of his …
  • Teabox boon for gardens December 14, 2017 7:46 pm Guwahati: Siliguri-based online tea brand Teabox will promote select tea gardens from Assam, Meghalaya and Sikkim in their upcoming offline stores in different parts of the country. The five-year-old consumer tea brand, which has raised $7 million in fresh …
  • NDA Montessori children depict Bihar, its glory November 12, 2017 7:00 am PATNA: Dressed as flowers, princesses and monks, Montessori children of Notre Dame Academy (NDA) took the audience on an exciting journey to experience the beauty of Bihar and its festivals at the annual 'Montessori Concert' on their campus on …
  • CRISIL ratings for Indian debt instruments-Jul 31 July 31, 2017 7:55 am Jul 31 (Reuters) - Below are the ratings awarded by Credit Rating Information Service of India (CRISIL) for local debt instruments as of July 28, 2017. COMPANY INSTRUMENT RATING AMOUNT MOVEMENT (RS.MLN) ------ ---------- ------ ----- --------- SHORT TERM …
  • Vidarbha farmers also oppose Samriddhi project June 7, 2017 8:28 am AMARAWATI: Contrary to popular perception that opposition to the Samruddhi Corridor is limited only to Thane, Nashik and Ahmednagar districts in Maharashtra, farmers from Marathwada and Vidarbha too are opposing it. “The very first voices against the …
  • Assam aroma at US meet March 3, 2017 10:26 pm Assam orthodox tea from Halmari Guwahati, March 3: The rich, malty flavour and brisk aroma of Assam tea made quite an impression at the Global Tea Championship in Colorado, USA. Three Assam tea gardens had sent their entries to the Global Tea Championship …
  • BMC Election Result 2017 - Shiv Sena 84, BJP 81. That's How Close It Is In Mumbai: 10 Points February 23, 2017 1:10 pm BMC Election Result 2017: Shiv Sena and BJP are neck-to-neck in a contest for Mumbai's civic body. Mumbai:  Shiv Sena 84, BJP 81. In the nail-biting finish that a T20 cricket match delivers, the BJP is now just three seats behind the Shiv Sena in …
  • BMC Election Result 2017 - BJP Surges In Mumbai, It's Now A Close Fight With Sena: 10 Points February 23, 2017 11:28 am BMC Election Result 2017: Counting of votes began at 10 am, Shiv Sena takes early lead Mumbai:  The BJP had all but eroded the Shiv Sena's early lead by 4 pm on Thursday as votes were counted in Mumbai's civic elections on Thursday. The Shiv Sena …
  • BMC Election Result 2017: Shiv Sena Still On Top In Mumbai, But It's Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis' Day - 10 Points February 23, 2017 9:50 am BMC Election Result 2017: Counting of votes began at 10 am, Shiv Sena takes early lead Mumbai:  "We are still king," said the Shiv Sena's Sanjay Raut as the party raced to a lead in 92 seats in Mumbai's civic elections on Thursday. But it …