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  • Andhra Pradesh High Court cancels Sanchaita's appointment June 15, 2021 3:06 am VISAKHAPATNAM: The Andhra Pradesh High Court has struck down appointment of Sanchaita Gajapati Raju as chairperson of Maharaja Alak Narayan Society of Arts and Science (Mansas) and Simhachalam temple trusts. Further, the court restored former minister and …
  • AP annual loan plan at Rs 2.83.380 crore June 15, 2021 3:06 am VIJAYAWADA: The annual 2021-22 loan plan for Andhra Pradesh is of the order of Rs 2,83,380 crore. Chief Minister Y.S Jagan Mohan Reddy, while announcing this, has urged bankers to cooperate with the government in the implementation of welfare schemes and …
  • CM unveils annual credit plan of Rs 2,83,380 crore  June 15, 2021 2:55 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy Monday unveiled the State annual credit plan for 2021-22 with a total outlay of Rs 2,83,380 crore at the 215th State Level Bankers’ Committee (SLBC) meeting held at his camp office on …
  • Karnataka to give ₹1 lakh to BPL COVID-19 victims’ families June 15, 2021 1:59 am The Karnataka government on Monday announced a compensation of ₹1 lakh to below poverty line (BPL) families that have lost adult members to COVID-19. Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa told reporters here that the government was aware that many families had …
  • Delhi confidential: Morale Booster June 15, 2021 12:10 am THE BJP, which has been embarrassed about the exit of a number of leaders from the party to the TMC in West Bengal, got a morale boost when former Telangana minister Eatala Rajender joined the party on Monday. Many party leaders compare Rajender, who was …
  • Jumping the queue June 14, 2021 11:55 pm Last week, the Centre decided to reduce the gap between two Covishield shots for students travelling abroad, lending momentum to special inoculation drives in some states and municipalities that had begun early this month. Amidst a shortage of shots, …
  • The Resilience of Indian Microfinance: Why the Sector Has Successfully Navigated the COVID-19 Pandemic June 14, 2021 9:37 pm While India’s microfinance sector has established itself as an effective model for financial inclusion, its sustainability has been tested time and again, especially in recent years. Over just the past decade, the sector has weathered the Andhra Pradesh …
  • Amara Raja Batteries aims $2 bn investment over next decade in new energy and legacy biz June 14, 2021 8:06 pm The old order changeth, but not entirely yielding place to the new. So, both new-age lithium-ion and legacy lead-acid cell businesses could get near-equal shares of financing at , which is aiming to put about $2 billion over the next decade into the two …
  • Andhra CM unveils annual credit plan outlay of Rs 2.8L cr June 14, 2021 7:58 pm Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday unveiled the state’s annual credit plan outlay of Rs 2.83 lakh crore during the 215th state level bankers’ committee (SLBC) meeting. Out of the total credit plan, 54 per cent will be channeled …
  • How can we make hydropower technologies sustainable? June 14, 2021 7:11 pm At present, it isn’t whether we are moving towards hydroelectric power technologies, it is how are we getting there. The International Hydropower Association (IHA) recently recognised India as an emerging hydropower giant as it overtook Japan to become the …
  • New Covid cases drop below 5K in Andhra June 14, 2021 6:31 pm The number of new Covid-19 cases continued to drop in Andhra Pradesh with the state reporting 4,549 infections on Monday, taking its overall tally to over 18.1 lakh while the active caseload dropped to 80,013. In a positive development, 10,114 more persons …
  • Amid Tensions With China, India Proceeding With AIIB-funded Projects June 14, 2021 5:43 pm AdvertisementRecent China-India relations are not a rollercoaster or swing but a slide: There is no denying they are worsening. The main question is if the downward trajectory can be altered – and if not, then what is the current pace of the decline and …
  • Four-fold increase in Central grant to Andhra under JJM June 14, 2021 3:48 pm With a vision of providing clean tap water to every household, the Union government has increased the Central grant to Andhra Pradesh under the Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) this year to Rs 3,182.88 crore, which was Rs 790.48 crore in 2020. While approving this …
  • Delhi-bound passengers from these 3 states not required to carry negative RT-PCR test: SpiceJet June 14, 2021 3:13 pm SpiceJet on Monday informed that Delhi-bound passengers from Maharashtra, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh are not required to carry a negative RT-PCR test report anymore. More to follow. The airline also informed that all passengers traveling to countries …
  • Fremont, San Jose teens raising thousands to aid India during COVID surge June 14, 2021 2:43 pm A Fremont teenager is using her resourcefulness and networking skills to provide medical and other supplies to villages in India, where a deadly surge of COVID-19 is sweeping the country. Aishwarya Manga, 17, has teamed up with a local nonprofit and …
  • After Mumbai, Hyderabad sees petrol touch ₹100/litre after price hike June 14, 2021 12:58 pm Hyderabad on Monday became the second metro city in the country to see petrol price crossing ₹100 per litre mark after fuel prices were raised yet again. Petrol price was hiked by 29 paise per litre and diesel by 30 paise, according to a price notification …
  • Notorious red sanders smuggler held in Andhra June 14, 2021 12:21 pm Three persons, including one notorious red sanders smuggler, were arrested in Andhra Pradesh, police said on Monday. The kingpin Magunta Vishwanadha Reddy (42), along with his accomplices Sulakanti Uttham Kumar (48) and Vadde Maddayya (56), were nabbed by …
  • Kharif Outlook: Buoyed by better returns, growers may plant more cotton this year June 14, 2021 11:18 am Cotton acreage could see 5-10 per cent rise this Kharif season, thanks to good prices farmers have got during the current marketing season (October 2020-September 2021). Assured procurement through the Cotton Corporation of India, prospects of good monsoon …
  • COVID-19 | Pandemic curve sees a steady drop in Andhra Pradesh June 14, 2021 9:59 am The State continues to witness a steady drop in the COVID-19 infections and deaths. While the recovery rate has increased to 94.61%, the fatality rate remains at 0.66%. In the 24 hours ending Sunday morning, the State reported 58 deaths and 6,770 new …
  • Andhra Pradesh to hire 2000 teachers selected by DSC in 2008 June 14, 2021 9:05 am Nellore: Chief Minister Jaganmohan Reddy would release a special GO in the next two days to appoint 2000 teachers who were found eligible by District Selection Committees (DSC) in 2008. Education minister Adimulapu Suresh revealed this while stressing that …
  • Blood banks in AP drying up June 14, 2021 9:05 am VISAKHAPATNAM: Shortage of blood has hit all blood banks across 13 districts of the state, triggering panic among medical professionals and patients. The state has nearly 100 blood banks, including 18 branches of Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS), 20 of …
  • At 70,421, India logs lowest single-day COVID case rise in 72 days; 1.19 lakh recoveries June 14, 2021 8:32 am Image Source : PTI Bengaluru: Sports persons wait to get the Covid-19 vaccine, at Kanteerava Stadium   India on Monday recorded 70,421 new cases of the novel coronavirus, along with 3,921 deaths due to the infection. According to the data shared by the …
  • AP Govt stake sale in Gangavaram port to Adani: Secretaries’ panel face a tough task June 14, 2021 8:06 am A six-member Empowered Group of Secretaries formed to oversee the divestment of the Andhra Pradesh government’s 10.4 per cent stake in Gangavaram Port Ltd (GPL) to Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ) has its task cut out. The secretaries …
  • Jr Ntr Son June 14, 2021 7:33 am Jr NTR and Lakshmi Pranathi’s younger son Bhargava Ram turned a year older today. Jr NTR and Lakshmi Pranathi are one of the most adorable couples in Tollywood. The couple was blessed with a boy Abhay Ram on July 22, 2014, and another boy Bhargava Ram on …
  • Flyers from Maharashtra no longer need negative RT-PCR report at Delhi airport June 14, 2021 7:27 am Air travellers from Maharashtra will no longer have to carry a negative RT-PCR test report when they land at the Delhi airport, officials said. For a while now, those arriving in Delhi from Maharashtra, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, were required to carry …
  • Andhra govt is under-reporting Covid deaths: TDP June 14, 2021 6:54 am Telugu Desam Party national general secretary and Andhra Pradesh opposition leader Nara Lokesh on Monday alleged that the state government is hiding the actual number of Covid deaths to deny paying compensation. “We have been saying this from the beginning …
  • India positivity rate June 14, 2021 6:03 am One-third of India’s districts still have over 5% test positivity rate indicating high viral spread in several parts of the country. According to district-wise data collated by the ministry of health and family welfare between June 5 and 11, around 258 of …
  • Fuel prices hiked for 25th time since May 4; petrol costs Rs 102.58 in Mumbai June 14, 2021 6:01 am After the latest hike in fuel rates, petrol became costlier by 28 paise per litre in Mumbai and Kolkata respectively. Mumbaikars need to pay Rs 102.58 for a litre of petrol whereas in Kolkata, petrol sells for Rs 96.34 per litre. Petrol prices were hiked …
  • Petrol price crosses Rs 100 in Hyerabad; diesel price at Rs 95 June 14, 2021 5:00 am By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Fuel prices have touched an all-time high after Sunday’s fresh hike. Petrol price in Hyderabad stood at Rs 100.26 per litre and diesel Rs 95.19 per litre.  The price of petrol went up by 47 paise per litre and diesel by …
  • Hyderabad: Biker seriously injured in an accident on PVNR Expressway June 14, 2021 5:00 am By Express News Service HYDERABAD: An SUV and a biker crashed into medians at separate locations on the PVNR Expressway on Sunday. The biker received severe injuries, while passengers in the SUV escaped with minor injuries. The police said over speeding …
  • Sathupalli, Madhira witness dip in COVID cases; test positivity rate down to 6% June 14, 2021 4:59 am By Express News Service KHAMMAM: Thanks to various measures taken by the district administration and the State government, the Covid-19 curve in Khammam district has started witnessing a downward trend after several weeks. Sathupalli and Madhira Assembly …
  • Recoveries surpass 17,000-mark June 14, 2021 4:58 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The total Covid-19 recoveries in Andhra Pradesh crossed the 17 lakh mark on Sunday as 12,492 patients got cured in 24 hours, even as the state reported 6,770 fresh cases of the infection. The active cases came under 86, …
  • Municipal corporation to get rid of dumper bins for Clean Guntur June 14, 2021 4:58 am By Express News Service GUNTUR: GMC officials are taking new initiatives to achieve a Clean Guntur. As a part of it, officials concerned have planned to do away with dumper bins and to collect waste from every household directly. With the financial …
  • Andhra:4 held for illegal betting in Visakhapatnam June 14, 2021 3:07 am Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) [India], June 14 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Police on Sunday arrested four people here in Visakhapatnam for their alleged involvement in illegal betting on cricket matches being played at Pakistan Super League 2021. According to …
  • Tourism sector urges Telangana government to provide relief June 14, 2021 2:49 am By Express News Service HYDERABAD: In the wake of Covid-19 making a dent in the tourism sector in the state, the members of several travel associations have urged the Telangana government to take measures to provide relief to the sector.  According to an …
  • ‘Proud day for J&K’: L-G at Bhoomi Pujan for Venkateswara temple June 14, 2021 12:30 am In a boost to religious tourism in Jammu and Kashmir, the Bhoomi Pujan ceremony for the construction of the Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple by Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) was held at Majeen here in adherence to all Covid protocols on Sunday. …
  • Postal staff in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana continue to brave the pandemic June 13, 2021 11:25 pm
  • Oxygen Express aids 15 states June 13, 2021 11:25 pm Hyderabad: Indian Railways is continuing its journey to deliver Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) to various states across the country. Oxygen relief by Oxygen Expresses reached out to 15 states, including Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, to date. A total of 2,972 …
  • Construction of Tirumala Tirupati Temple Begins in Jammu June 13, 2021 11:06 pm WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email 0Shares J&K Lt Governor performed bhoomi poojan of Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple in Jammu on Sunday Jammu: The the much-awaited Bhoomi Pujan ceremony for construction of Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple by Tirumala Tirupati …
  • PM Takes Personal Interest In Equitable Development Of J&K: Singh June 13, 2021 11:06 pm WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email 0Shares Union Minister Jitendra Singh | File Photo Jammu- Prime Minister Narendra Modi is taking personal interest in the equitable development of Jammu and Kashmir, and the government takes all care to ensure every region …
  • Toll the second wave took: In all but four states, deaths doubled in last six weeks June 13, 2021 11:01 pm The Covid-19 death toll in every state barring four has at least doubled in the last six weeks. In a few states, the toll has increased by close to four times. The only states that have bucked this trend are West Bengal, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, and Tripura …
  • Centre curbed militancy in J&K: Union Minister June 13, 2021 9:36 pm Union Minister of State for Home G. Kishen Reddy, who laid the foundation stone of the first-ever Balaji temple of the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) in Jammu on Sunday, said the Centre had managed to curb infiltration and militancy in Jammu and …
  • Messenger is the fall guy and culprit is protected in AP Tax Dept June 13, 2021 8:11 pm HYDERABAD: Shooting the messenger, the top brass of Andhra Pradesh tax department have penalised an assistant commissioner, who did his best to prevent loss of revenue to the government, while sparing his senior who actually caused the loss. The messenger, …
  • Work on ₹33.22 crore TTD temple in Jammu begins June 13, 2021 7:13 pm SRINAGAR: The work began for erecting a magnificent temple and allied infrastructure at the behest of the Andhra Pradesh-based based Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) in Jammu and Kashmir’s winter capital, Jammu, on Sunday. J&K’s Lieutenant Governor …
  • Operation Muskan saves 34,000 children in Andhra Pradesh June 13, 2021 7:29 am VIJAYAWADA: As many as 34,037 children were rescued in 13 districts in the state during the four phases of Operation Muskan. Of them 83.4 per cent are boys and 16.60 per cent girls. They were found working in shops, tea stalls, mechanic sheds, dhabas and …
  • New property tax move in Andhra Pradesh draws flak June 13, 2021 7:29 am ANANTAPUR: The Federation of Anantapur District Residents Welfare Association has demanded the state government withdraw the decision to hike property taxes. It has also raised objections to the draft notification for levy of property tax on capital values …
  • 15.6 lakh houses to be ready by '22 Ugadi in Andhra Pradesh June 13, 2021 7:29 am KAKINADA: Housing Minister Cherukuvada Sriranganatha Raju said that the constructions of nearly 15.6 lakh houses would be completed by Ugadi-2022 as part of the first phase and the remaining would be completed in the second phase. After reviewing the …
  • Andhra Pradesh’s COVID tally jumps 18 lakh-mark after 6,952 cases June 13, 2021 5:36 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The new Covid-19 infections further came down to less than 7,000 in the past 24 hours ending 9 am on Saturday, taking the overall tally past 18 lakh-mark. For the second consecutive day, more than one lakh samples were …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Heavy rain over north coastal districts today June 13, 2021 5:36 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   Heavy rains are likely to lash isolated parts of north coastal districts on Sunday under the influence of vigorous Southwest monsoon in the State.  On Monday, thunderstorm and lightning are likely to occur at isolated …
  • ‘Capital’ lessons for India from the Andhra Pradesh experience June 13, 2021 4:46 am Following Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy’s meeting with Union Home Minister Amit Shah during his latest visit to the national capital, the transition to a three-capital formula for the state appears firmly on target. However, the …
  • Herbal medicines gain public favour in Andhra Pradesh June 12, 2021 6:01 am KAKINADA:  Taking cue from Bonigi Anandaiah of Krishnapatnam in Nellore district, some people have taken to preparing herbal mixture, taking expert advice of Ayurvedic doctors. They are distributing it to the needy free of cost. The approval given by the …
  • DC Impact: Restrictions on black fungus medicine removed in Andhra Pradesh June 12, 2021 6:01 am NELLORE: Responding to a news item published on Friday in these columns on difficulties being faced in obtaining drugs, such as amophotericin B injections, district authorities have said they are easing the process for hospitals and patients to secure …
  • Andhra Govt trying to conduct board exams, cancellation would be last resort: Edu Min June 12, 2021 4:05 am VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh Education Minister Adimulapu Suresh on Friday said that the state government is trying to conduct examinations for Class 10 and intermediate keeping students' future in mind and added that cancellation of exams is the last …
  • Andhra Pradesh boozers line up before T-belt shops June 11, 2021 10:00 pm Khammam: Ganeshampadu, a village in Penuballi mandal in this district, adjacent to Kokilampadu in Tiruvuru mandal in Andhra Pradesh, is seeing intense activity in the Covid19 situation. Nearly 100 people from Kokilampadu used to come to belt shops in …
  • Andhra CM meets Dharmendra Pradhan, Piyush Goyal June 11, 2021 5:54 pm New Delhi [India], June 11 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy met Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan in Delhi, urging the Centre not to privatise the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP) and to consider the alternatives suggested by the …
  • COVID-19: Andhra Pradesh logs 8,239 new COVID-19 cases, 61 deaths  June 11, 2021 3:13 pm By PTI AMARAVATI: More than 1.01 lakh sample tests turned out 8,239 fresh coronavirus cases in Andhra Pradesh, while 11,135 patients had recovered and 61 more succumbed in 24 hours ending 9 am on Friday. The state Covid-19 chart showed 17,96,122 total …
  • Andhra received Covid aid worth Rs 17 cr in 20 days: Official June 11, 2021 3:08 pm The Covid nodal officer for Andhra Pradesh, Arja Srikanth, said on Friday that aid in the form of materials, medicines and money worth Rs 17 crore poured into the coffers of the state government in the last 20 days, even as another Rs 18 crore worth aid is …
  • Andhra CM requests Centre to stop Vizag steel plant sale June 11, 2021 1:46 pm Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy met Union Petroleum, Natural Gas and Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on the second day of his Delhi tour on Friday and requested him to stop the sale of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP). Reddy appealed …
  • Andhra CM meets Amit Shah, seeks special status, nod for 3 state bills, release of pending dues June 11, 2021 6:52 am Image Source : PTI New Delhi: Andhra Pradesh Chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy meets Home Minister Amit Shah Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on Thursday called on Union Home Minister Amit Shah and sought special category status to the …
  • Andhra Pradesh CM meets Amit Shah, seeks approval for HC in Kurnool June 11, 2021 5:30 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Thursday urged Union Home Minister Amit Shah to issue a renotification shifting the Andhra Pradesh High Court to Kurnool, grant special status to the State and also sought approvals …
  • Andhra CM meets Union Ministers Shekhawat and Javadekar June 10, 2021 9:39 pm New Delhi [India], June 10 (ANI): Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy met with Union Ministers Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and Prakash Javadekar on Thursday, the first day of his two day Delhi visit, and discussed issues of state interest. …
  • Monsoon arrives early in Madhya Pradesh, to reach Jharkhand and Bengal in next 48 hours June 10, 2021 3:50 pm The Southwest monsoon on Thursday advanced to parts of Madhya Pradesh nearly seven days ahead of schedule, as well as in parts of Gujarat, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) reported. On Wednesday, the monsoon arrived in Maharashtra, bringing its …
  • Vodafone Idea expands 4G network capacity in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana circle June 10, 2021 11:05 am Telecom operator Vi (Vodafone Idea) has announced that it has completed the process of migration of 3G spectrum to 4G in majority of its sites in Hyderabad and Warangal. In a statement, the company said that this is part of a bigger exercise undertaken by …
  • Andhra Pradesh govt to outsource seigniorage fee collection of minor minerals June 10, 2021 8:02 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Mines and geology department has decided to outsource the collection of seigniorage fee of all minor minerals. The government is of the view that collection of seigniorage fee through the  third party agencies would …
  • Andhra Pradesh agrees to doctors' demand, strike called off June 10, 2021 8:02 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Junior doctors in the state called off their strike on Wednesday after the state government agreed to their demands. Pressing their four major demands--ex gratia/health insurance for all frontline workers, Covid …
  • Andhra Pradesh government to directly pay YSR Bima June 10, 2021 2:27 am VIJAYAWADA: A massive amount of Rs 1.35 lakh crore could be disbursed to beneficiaries and credited directly into their bank accounts the past two years, thanks to transparency and honesty, noted Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy.  Of this total …
  • Andhra CM visiting Delhi, to meet Shah, other ministers June 9, 2021 4:45 pm Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy is scheduled to visit Delhi on Thursday to meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah and other ministers. According to an official statement, Reddy will depart for the national capital at 10 a.m. on Thursday …
  • Southwest monsoon advances into more parts of Andhra, Telangana June 9, 2021 2:21 pm The southwest monsoon on Wednesday advanced into some more parts of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana and most parts of the Bay of Bengal. “Southwest monsoon has further advanced into some more parts of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, most parts of central Bay of …
  • Task Force predicts Covid-19 ‘third wave’ in Andhra Pradesh might affect 4.5 lakh kids June 9, 2021 5:50 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Noting that it is not possible to precisely predict the trajectory of a possible Covid-19 third wave, the Andhra Pradesh Paediatric Covid-19 Task Force Committee has projected that it might affect 18 lakh people in the …
  • 154 Covid orphans in Andhra, 143 in Telangana: many with little resources June 8, 2021 11:13 pm The death of Nelli Sampat, a daily-wager who was raising a 15-year-old daughter and 12-year-old son after losing his wife to a renal disease, has shocked his children so much that they now refuse to eat food served by their grandmother in Manakondur of …
  • Connecting cultural capital of Bihar to capital of Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal; IndiGo announces new flights from Darbhanga June 8, 2021 8:58 pm By Chennaivision in Business News, News June 8, 2021 -IndiGo will connect Darbhanga with Kolkata and Hyderabad − Flights to commence from July 05, 2021, bookings open In-line with its vision to strengthen regional connectivity, IndiGo, India’s leading …
  • Andhra manages 1.5% growth rate in Covid times: Minister June 8, 2021 6:22 pm Despite the prevailing tough situation induced by the Covid-19 pandemic, Andhra Pradesh has registered a growth rate of 1.58 per cent, Industries Minister M. Gowtham Reddy said on Tuesday. Speaking to the media at Mangalagiri, he said Chief Minister Y.S. …
  • Andhra reports 7,796 new Covid cases, 77 deaths June 8, 2021 6:22 pm For the second consecutive day this week, Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday reported Covid numbers below the 10,000-mark. The state reported 7,796 new Covid cases and 77 deaths in the 24-hour period ending 9 a.m. Tuesday. On Monday, the state had reported 4,972 …
  • CBI continues probe into former Andhra minister Vivekananda Reddy’s murder June 8, 2021 3:34 pm The CBI, which resumed its investigation into the murder of former Andhra Pradesh minister Y.S. Vivekananda Reddy, the uncle of Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, continued its probe for a second consecutive day on Tuesday in the state’s Kadapa. The …
  • Andhra disburses Rs 370 cr in interest-free loans to 3.7 lakh vendors June 8, 2021 11:01 am The Andhra Pradesh government has distributed Rs 370 crore as interest-free loans among 3.75 lakh small business owners and street vendors across the state. Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy launched the second phase of the Jagananna Thodu scheme from …
  • Andhra Pradesh extends Covid curfew till June 20 June 8, 2021 7:59 am Image Source : PTI Andhra Pradesh extends Covid curfew till June 20 The ongoing COVID-induced curfew in Andhra Pradesh which was in force till June 10 was extended till June 20, announced Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday. The curfew relaxation …
  • Andhra Pradesh to give COVID vaccines to mothers of kids below 5-yrs June 8, 2021 7:25 am VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh government has decided to administer Covid-19 jab to mothers having kids below five years, estimated to be 15-20 lakhs in the state soon, keeping in mind the impending third wave of the Coronavirus pandemic. Health principal …
  • Covid hits taxi owners and drivers of Andhra Pradesh; no income, debts piling June 7, 2021 10:04 pm KADAPA: While the Corona epidemic is hurting all people in terms of livelihood, the more severe second phase of the pandemic’s spread has badly affected both owners and workers of taxi cabs. This segment of the population had somehow recovered from the …
  • Andhra Pradesh extends curfew till June 20 June 7, 2021 2:12 pm The Andhra Pradesh administration has extended the curfew imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic till June 20. The curfew was first imposed on May 5 but has been extended after Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy attended a high-level review meeting on …
  • New infections dip below 10,000; 90 dead in 24 hours in Andhra Pradesh June 7, 2021 6:20 am The State reported less than 10,000 new COVID-19 infections for the second time in the past week. As many as 8,976 new infections and 90 deaths were reported in the 24 hours ending Sunday morning. The daily positivity rate has been coming down gradually in …
  • 20k MPTC, ZPTC contestants of Andhra Pradesh in a fix June 6, 2021 9:57 pm VIJAYAWADA: The MPTC and the ZPTC candidates are on tenterhooks over their future in view of the High Court verdict to cancel the Parishad elections. Nearly 20,000 candidates had contested the parishad elections for which polling was held on April 8. …
  • Covid jab for all 45+ in a month in Andhra Pradesh June 6, 2021 8:45 am Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh government has targeted to administer Covid-19 jab to all those aged above 45 years in a month as it has so far covered with one dose nearly 50 per cent of the targeted 1.33 crore people in the state. Principal Secretary ( …
  • Andhra Pradesh state schools set for new education policy June 6, 2021 8:44 am VIJAYAWADA: The 10+2 education system will become history after the implementation of 5+3+3+4 education pattern under the new education policy (NEP) in Andhra Pradesh. The state government gave approval to NEP last year and is to implement the new system …
  • Andhra Pradesh government firm on holding SSC exams despite Covid-19 June 6, 2021 4:46 am By Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM: Even as the opposition parties are demanding cancellation of this year’s SSC and Intermediate exams due to a pandemic, Education Minister Audimulapu Suresh on Saturday reiterated that the government is firm on …
  • Andhra Pradesh to bear Rs 1.5 crore treatment of doctor infected with Covid-19 June 6, 2021 4:46 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Saturday announced that the government will bear the cost of treatment amounting to Rs 1.5 crore for Dr N Bhaskar Rao, who is battling for his life in Care Hospitals, …
  • Covid-19 situation in Andhra Pradesh improving, says Principal Secretary Anil Kumar Singhal June 6, 2021 4:46 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The impact of Covid-19 in Andhra Pradesh is steadily decreasing, Principal Secretary (Health) Anil Kumar Singhal said referring to the decreasing positivity and death rates, and increasing availability of hospital beds ( …
  • Thunderstorms with lightning likely in Andhra Pradesh June 6, 2021 2:35 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With Southwest Monsoon advancing further in the state in the last 24 hours, moderate to heavy rains were recorded in several parts of Rayalaseema region and some parts of coastal districts of the state. Heavy rainfall …
  • Covid-19: Bed availability improves in Andhra Pradesh hospitals; drop in Oxygen demand June 6, 2021 2:35 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The impact of Covid-19 in Andhra Pradesh is steadily decreasing, Principal Secretary (Health) Anil Kumar Singhal said referring to the reducing positivity and death rates, and increasing availability of hospital beds ( …
  • Telangana, Andhra Pradesh given four weeks to constitute SSC, PCA June 5, 2021 6:31 am HYDERABAD: The High Court has given one final opportunity to Telangana state and Andhra Pradesh to comply with the orders passed earlier by it and the Supreme Court regarding constitution of a State Security Commission (SSC) and a Police Complaints …
  • NIT Andhra Pradesh invites applications for PhD, MS June 5, 2021 6:17 am The National Institute of Technology (NIT) Andhra Pradesh on Thursday opened the application process for PhD (full-time and part-time) and MS (by research) programmes. The last date for submission of applications is June 10, 2021. Interested candidates may …
  • 34 lakh households in rural Andhra Pradesh to get tap connection June 5, 2021 3:48 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The state government will provide tap water connections to 34.48 lakh households in the current fiscal. As a part of the Har Ghar Nal Se Jal (HGNSJ) initiative under Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM), functional household tap …
  • Drop in new Covid-19 cases continues in Andhra Pradesh June 5, 2021 3:48 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh recorded 10,413 new Covid-19 infections in the 24 hours ending 9.00 am on Friday, taking the tally to 17,28,990. There was a slight drop in new cases against 11,421 on the previous day. At the same time, …
  • 'Worship from Home' initiative in Andhra Pradesh draws attention from across globe June 5, 2021 3:48 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The “Worship from Home” initiative launched in about 150 temples is receiving a warm reception from devotees not just from the state but across the globe. The endowments department earned over Rs 1 crore in just 20 days …
  • Appoint SSC & PCA in districts in four weeks, says high court to Telangana and Andhra Pradesh June 5, 2021 2:07 am
  • Telangana, Andhra Pradesh disposed of 100% medical waste in last one year, says report June 5, 2021 2:06 am
  • Curfew, rains boost Air Quality Index in Andhra Pradesh June 4, 2021 10:42 pm TIRUPATI: Restrictions imposed on movement of vehicles during curfew hours and on construction activities because of Covid-19 and reasonably good rains have brought down air pollution in several towns and cities by nearly 50 per cent. Before lockdown, the …
  • Andhra Pradesh to extend time for global vaccine bids June 4, 2021 4:56 am Vijayawada: Andhra Pradesh government will extend by two weeks the deadline for filing bids in response to its global tenders for purchase of Covid-19 vaccines. Principal Secretary (Health) Anil Kumar Singhal told media persons here on Thursday that in the …
  • Andhra Pradesh ranks 3 in Niti Aayog's SDG Index for sustainable development goals June 4, 2021 4:56 am Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh was at the third place in Niti Aayog's index for sustainable development goals (SDG), according to the data released on Thursday. The SDG index evaluates the progress of states and Union Territories on social, economic and …
  • Andhra Pradesh to inoculate all below 45 going abroad June 3, 2021 3:40 am Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh government will administer anti-Covid-19 jab to students and employees aged below 45 years and going abroad for study or work. Disclosing this here on Wednesday, principal secretary (health) Anil Kumar Singhal said that based …
  • Mega housing works set to kick off today in Andhra Pradesh June 3, 2021 3:40 am VIJAYAWADA: The state of Andhra Pradesh is set to create a new record with the launch of construction work on a massive number of 15.6 lakh houses on Thursday. Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy will virtually launch the YSR Jagananna Colonies project …
  • 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 …