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  • Driven by debt, elderly couple ends life June 14, 2021 9:18 pm TIRUPATI:  Upset over their inability to repay debt, an aged couple died by suicide at their house at Gajulapelluru village in B.N. Kandriga mandal of Chittoor district. The incident came to light on Monday when neighbours came to the house and found 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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, …
  • 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 …
  • COVID tally crosses 18 lakh in A.P. June 13, 2021 10:03 am The State’s COVID tally crossed 18 lakh with 6,952 new infections reported in the 24 hours ending Saturday morning. During the same period 58 deaths, the lowest daily tally in two months, was reported. The cumulative infection tally reached 18,03,074 and …
  • Green drive along 26,000 km roads, railway track in the works: Peddireddy Ramachandra Reddy June 13, 2021 7:42 am By Express News Service TIRUPATI: Minister for Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Peddireddy Ramachandra Reddy said a mega exercise to plant saplings all along 26,000 kilometers long national, state and panchayat raj roads and railway track, with 6 feet …
  • APSRTC bus stations, depots to get rooftop solar panels June 13, 2021 5:38 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   As part of its efforts to redwuce the power bills and make best use of renewable energy, the Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) will install rooftop solar panels at its premises including bus …
  • 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 …
  • At 61, A.P. reports lowest death toll in six weeks June 12, 2021 11:06 am The State reported 61 new COVID deaths and 8,239 new infections in the 24 hours ending Friday morning. The daily death toll was the lowest in the past six weeks. The toll reached 11,824 and the cumulative tally at 17,96,122 inched close to 18 lakh while …
  • South West monsoon sets in on a farmer-friendly note June 12, 2021 6:01 am VISAKHAPATNAM: The Southwest monsoon -2021 has begun with farmer-friendly rainfall across the state. It is a good sign for Kharif agriculture activities, particularly for the dry lands in Rayalaseema region. The Andhra Pradesh State Development Planning …
  • Covid devices go missing in hospitals in AP's Chittoor district June 12, 2021 6:01 am TIRUPATI: Even as the country is facing a serious shortage of essential medicines and key medical devices amid the surge in the Covid-19 second wave, medical devices like pulse oximeters, non-contact thermometers and humidifiers etc are disappearing from …
  • 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 …
  • Adult elephant electrocuted to death in Chittoor district June 11, 2021 7:54 am By Express News Service CHITTOOR: An adult elephant died of electrocution when it came in contact with a power cable in Kothigutta village under Palamaner mandal of Chittoor district in the early hours of Friday.  Forest officials along with officials from …
  • AP High Court directs government to administer COVID-19 jabs at old age homes June 11, 2021 5:35 am Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh High Court has directed the state government to administer Covid-19 jab to people staying in old age homes and prisons and to migrant labourers without insisting on identity cards like Aadhaar. A division bench comprising …
  • Two Wheeler Retail Sales May 2021 – Hero, Honda, TVS, Bajaj, RE, Suzuki, Yamaha, Jawa, BMW June 10, 2021 1:58 pm Image for reference. Federation of Automobile Dealers Association (FADA) has released vehicle retail figures for May 21. It may be seen from the attached table that every segment has noted a de-growth following nationwide lockdown being announced. The past …
  • Andhra records 12,292 recoveries against 8,766 fresh infections, 67 die in a day  June 10, 2021 8:02 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Guntur has become the fourth district in the state with more than 1,000 Covid fatalities. The district recorded five deaths in the 24 hours ending 9 am on Wednesday, taking the total number of fatalities to 1,004. …
  • 24-year-old woman banker injured in accident dies June 9, 2021 10:23 pm By Express News Service KOCHI: Ashley T, 24, a junior officer at HDFC Bank, who was undergoing treatment at a private hospital after sustaining grievous injuries in a road accident at Pathadipalam near Edappally, passed away on Wednesday. The accident …
  • Lockdown fans domestic rage June 9, 2021 8:44 pm Vijayawada: Andhra Pradesh has witnessed a high incidence of domestic violence since the outbreak of Coronavirus and the consequent lockdown since April 2020.  Prolonged confinement, job losses, financial distress, and mental stress are found to be …
  • 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 …
  • Early onset of monsoon kindles farmers’ hope for good kharif June 8, 2021 7:57 am Farmers of the partially rain-shadow district of Chittoor are a happy lot with good rainfall this month. After a gap of half a decade, the arrival of southwest monsoon to Chittoor is being considered on time as the 63 of the total 66 mandals of the …
  • A.P. records lowest daily tally, test positivity rate in two months June 8, 2021 4:51 am 86 more die; all districts witness fewer than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours The State has reported the lowest single-day tally of coronavirus infections and the lowest daily test positivity rate (TPR) in the past two months. In the 24 hours ending …
  • Foresters dispute Anandaiah's claim on herbal plants June 7, 2021 10:04 pm Vijayawada: Forest authorities have refuted claims of Krishnapatnam-based ayurvedic practitioner B. Anandaiah that he is procuring medicinal plants being used in his herbal preparations for Covid cure from Seshachalam forests of Kadapa and Chittoor …
  • Distribution of Anandaiah's herbal concoction to cure Covid begins in Andhra June 7, 2021 9:38 am By Express News Service NELLORE: Krishnapatnam-based Bonigi Anandaiah, who shot to fame with his herbal medicine touted as a cure to Covid-19, has officially started distributing his medicine for the people of Sarvepalli constituency on Monday. YSRC …
  • 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 …
  • After dip in Covid graph, state eyes increase in silk production June 7, 2021 2:41 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State government has decided to expand the existing 1.18 lakh acres of mulberry plantation to 1.27 lakh acres besides focusing on the development of sericulture industries and extending subsidies for farm mechanisation. …
  • Active caseload down to 1.23L after 13,568 recover June 7, 2021 2:41 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh reported 8,976  fresh cases of coronavirus, 13,568 recoveries and 90 deaths in 24 hours ending 9 am on Sunday.Chittoor district crossed the two-lakh total cases mark, second behind East Godavari in the …
  • Mugged, thrashed, left with stitches; Swiggy delivery exec only asked customers to pay [details] June 6, 2021 10:21 pm AAP Karnataka comes to rescue amid lockdown The dust has only started to settle on the Zomato row in Bengaluru, yet another shocker from the city involving another food delivery executive has sent shockwaves across the nation. After an Instagram user …
  • Woman turns ‘water champion’ in remote Thamballapalle June 6, 2021 9:16 am Reaching out to every farmer in the 16 villages of Thamballapalle mandal in Chittoor district was not a tough job for T. Pareshamma, but convincing them to shun water-intensive crops was. Thanks to her perseverant efforts since 2015, the farmers have …
  • 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 …
  • 23 per cent excess rain in 2020 best in 7 years; IMD predicts above normal monsoon June 6, 2021 2:35 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh had received an excess rainfall in the water year 2020-21 (June 1-May 31) in the last seven water years starting 2014-15. A total 1,191 mm of rainfall was recorded as against the normal rainfall of 966.2 mm, …
  • Covid-19 recoveries jump 16 lakh mark in Andhra; 80 people die in 24 hours June 6, 2021 2:35 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Covid-19 toll touched 1,000-mark in two more districts in the 24 hours ending 9 am on Saturday. East Godavari and Krishna districts, where five and four more people died, have registered a total of 1,001 and 1,000, Covid …
  • CM Jagan Mohan Reddy launches AP-Amul project in West Godavari district June 5, 2021 6:21 am Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy launched Jagananna Palavelluva- AP Amul project in West Godavari district virtually from his camp office on Friday. On the occasion, he said the project was intended to give a fillip to the empowerment of women self- …
  • 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, …
  • Amul tieup yields good results: CM Jagan June 4, 2021 10:41 pm VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy said the Jagananna Palavelluva- AP Amul Project will give a fillip to the empowerment of women self-help groups by encouraging milk cooperatives in the government sector. He was launching the project in …
  • Jilted lover murders woman, killed by her siblings June 4, 2021 7:15 pm TIRUPATI: A 28-year-old man killed a woman on Friday by slitting her throat while she was asleep for rejecting his love. He was immediately killed by the woman’s siblings after he slit his own throat in an attempt to commit suicide. According to police, K. …
  • Andhra CM Jagan Mohan Reddy inaugurates 500-bed oxygen-supported hospital at Tadipatri June 4, 2021 3:18 pm Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday afternoon virtually inaugurated an oxygen-supported 500-bed temporary Covid Hospital at Tadipatri adjacent to the Arjas Steel factory, which will be a major comforting factor for the COVID19 patients in the …
  • State records further drop in new cases; recoveries stay on higher side June 4, 2021 7:28 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh reported another 11,421 new Covid-19 infections in the past 24 hours ending 9 am on Thursday, taking the overall tally to 17.28 lakh.This was slightly less than the new cases reported on the previous. The …
  • Auto sales decline from April levels June 2, 2021 10:46 am Amid multiple State-wise lockdowns and disruptions to production, automakers posted muted wholesales of vehicles last month. Maruti Suzuki India, the country’s largest carmaker, said it sold 32,903 passenger vehicles (PVs) in the domestic market, compared …
  • Two-wheeler sales May 2021: Royal Enfield sales dip 49%, Hero MotoCorp down 51% over April June 2, 2021 8:10 am Sales reports from automobile manufacturers in India have been released and most of them have a similar story to tell with a massive decline in the numbers. The domino effect happened as the second wave of COVID-19 hit the country hard forcing lockdowns …
  • Hero MotoCorp Sales May 2021 – Splendor, Passion, Xpulse, Maestro June 2, 2021 7:59 am Image – The Bengal Rider Amidst the raging second wave of Covid-19 pandemic, Hero MotoCorp has managed to sell 1,83,044 two-wheelers in May 2021. Keeping the unprecedented rise in fresh infections, the manufacturer shut down all operations at all its …
  • A.P.’s COVID tally crosses 17 lakh June 2, 2021 7:41 am The State has again reported 104 COVID-19 deaths in the 24 hours ending Tuesday morning. During the same period, 11,303 new infections were reported and the cumulative tally crossed 17 lakh. The tally reached 17,04,388 and the death toll increased to 11, …
  • State’s Covid-19 tally breaches 17 lakh-mark June 2, 2021 5:18 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State reported another 11,303 new Covid case, which was higher than Monday’s infections, taking the overall tally past the 17 lakh-mark. With more number of recoveries, the active caseload has further dropped to 1.46 …
  • Jagan directs officials to expedite Vizag fishing harbour June 2, 2021 12:57 am VIJAYAWADA: The state government will accord priority to the development of Visakhapatnam fishing harbour and prepare an action plan for development of Kakinada fishing harbour and Kothapatnam fishing landing centre. Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Dead bodies of 2 kids, woman found floating in tank in Chittoor May 25, 2021 7:22 am Image Source : PTI Andhra Pradesh: Dead bodies of 2 kids, woman found floating in tank in Chittoor Authorities initiated an investigation after three dead bodies, including a woman and two children, were found floating in a water tank in Andhra Pradesh…
  • Driven by debt, elderly couple ends life June 14, 2021 9:18 pm TIRUPATI:  Upset over their inability to repay debt, an aged couple died by suicide at their house at Gajulapelluru village in B.N. Kandriga mandal of Chittoor district. The incident came to light on Monday when neighbours came to the house and found the …
  • Taapsee Pannu to star in Mishan Impossible June 14, 2021 7:47 pm Director Swaroop R.S.J. picked a detective thriller set in Nellore for his debut film Agent Sai Srinivasa Athreya, and it was hailed as a blockbuster. Now, he is planning a bounty hunting film interestingly titled Mishan Impossible. We have reliably learnt …
  • Covid-recovered nurse infected with black fungus ends life in AP June 14, 2021 9:05 am TIRUPATI: In a tragic twist, a sixty-year-old nurse, who was first infected with Covid19 and recovered but was later infected with black fungus, died by suicide. Jagadamma ended her lfie inside a bathroom at the medicine ward of Sri Padmavathi state …
  • Sanjaya Baru | India’s Great Helmsman: Salute to Narasimha Rao June 14, 2021 4:33 am Rao lent his prime ministerial imprimatur to the sweeping industrial and trade policy reforms that set India on a new growth path It was interesting that the day after Congressman Jitin Prasada joined the BJP, the political future of Rajasthan’s Sachin …
  • ‘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. …
  • 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 …
  • Union MoS Home Discusses J&K Security Situation With LG June 13, 2021 11:06 pm WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email 0Shares Jammu- Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy on Sunday called on Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha at Raj Bhavan here and discussed the prevailing security situation in the Union Territory, …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Green drive along 26,000 km roads, railway track in the works: Peddireddy Ramachandra Reddy June 13, 2021 7:42 am By Express News Service TIRUPATI: Minister for Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Peddireddy Ramachandra Reddy said a mega exercise to plant saplings all along 26,000 kilometers long national, state and panchayat raj roads and railway track, with 6 feet …
  • Union Minister Piyush Goel offers prayers to Lord Balaji June 13, 2021 7:34 am Tirumala (Andhra Pradesh) [India], June 13 (ANI): Union Railway Minister Piyush Goel on Sunday visited Tirumala temple and offered prayers to Lord Balaji. After darshan, he was given blessings with vedic chants. Goel said that he has prayed to the almighty …
  • 2021-22 named ‘Year of Citrus’, action plan to obtain optimum yield June 13, 2021 5:36 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: After announcing 2020-21 as the year of coconut, the Horticulture Department named 2021-22 as the ‘Year of Citrus’. A committee of experts from  Dr YSR Horticulture University has come up with an action plan to improve …
  • TTD Chairman pays obeisance at Vaishno Devi Shrine June 12, 2021 8:29 pm Katra (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], June 13 (ANI): Chairman of the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) Trust Board, Y. V. Subba Reddy on Saturday visited the holy cave shrine of Vaishno Devi and paid obeisance at the Sanctum Sanctorum. Reddy exchanged best …
  • Covid devices go missing in hospitals in AP's Chittoor district June 12, 2021 6:01 am TIRUPATI: Even as the country is facing a serious shortage of essential medicines and key medical devices amid the surge in the Covid-19 second wave, medical devices like pulse oximeters, non-contact thermometers and humidifiers etc are disappearing from …
  • Prasar Bharati Audience Research Releases NewsOnAir Radio Live stream Rankings June 12, 2021 12:28 am By Chennaivision in National News, News June 12, 2021 More than 240 Radio Services of All India Radio are livestreamed on NewsOnAir App, Prasar Bharati’s official App. These All India Radio Streams on NewsOnAir App have a large number of listeners not just …
  • With god's blessings, I reached zenith: CJI June 11, 2021 10:00 pm TIRUPATI: “With the benign blessings of Lord Venkateswara Swamy, I have reached this apex level in my career,” said the Chief Justice of India, Justice N.V. Ramana. The CJI concluded his maiden two-day visit to Tirumala on Friday after having a darshan of …
  • CJI gets rousing welcome as son of soil makes Telugus proud June 11, 2021 10:00 pm HYDERABAD: Chief Justice of India Justice N.V. Ramana was given a rousing reception at Raj Bhavan on Friday. Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan and Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao accorded a grand welcome to Justice Ramana who received a ceremonial …
  • Shreya Ghoshal, Armaan Malik among 30 music stars at special concert on World Music Day June 11, 2021 11:24 am Singers Shreya Ghoshal, Shilpa Rao and Armaan Malik are among 30 musicians who will unite to celebrate World Music Day with a special concert on June 21. Hosted by Jonita Gandhi, the Lift Up concert will see artistes sharing their love for music, …
  • Shall strive to take judiciary to greater heights: Chief Justice of India June 11, 2021 7:14 am Chief Justice of India Justice N.V. Ramana said that he would give his best in maintaining the sanctity of the judiciary and take it to greater heights. Justice Ramana who is currently on a two-day visit to the sacred hill temple on Friday said it was with …
  • The Secrets of 10 Pittsburgh Landmarks June 9, 2021 7:24 pm Carnegie’s Namesake Dinosaur Dinosaurs were a public fascination in the late 1800s. Andrew Carnegie wanted a specimen for his new Carnegie Institute in Oakland, so, in 1899, he sent a team to Wyoming to find one. American scientists in the 1870s first …
  • The Tirupati Graphite share price is up 20%+ so far today – here’s why June 9, 2021 2:39 pm The Tirupati Graphite (LSE: TGR) share price is up almost 22% today as I write. I’ll confess I’d never heard of the company until this morning when The Daily Telegraph reported that its new material could be revolutionary. Like seriously game changing.  …
  • 16 mango varieties exported to Bahrain: Govt June 8, 2021 10:36 pm New Delhi [India], June 8 (ANI): In a major boost to mango exports potential from the eastern region, exports of as many as 16 varieties of mangoes from West Bengal and Bihar to Bahrain commenced on Tuesday, the Commerce Ministry said. The fruits have been …
  • 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 …
  • Copper boom: how clean energy is driving a commodities supercycle June 8, 2021 6:01 am Kamoa-Kakula in the Democratic Republic of Congo is a rare commodity in the modern resources industry: a high-grade copper mine that one day could produce enough metal to satisfy more than 5 per cent of China’s annual demand. Surrounded by small villages, …
  • Jr NTR fans hoist flag high in Kuppam; invite him to enter active politics June 7, 2021 10:04 pm TIRUPATI: Adding fuel to the persistent demand from Telugu Desam functionaries to bring in Tollywood actor Junior Nandamuri Tharaka Ramarao to active politics and project him as the face of the party, his fans hoisted a flag with his image imprinted on it …
  • Foresters dispute Anandaiah's claim on herbal plants June 7, 2021 10:04 pm Vijayawada: Forest authorities have refuted claims of Krishnapatnam-based ayurvedic practitioner B. Anandaiah that he is procuring medicinal plants being used in his herbal preparations for Covid cure from Seshachalam forests of Kadapa and Chittoor …
  • AP extends lockdown till June 20 June 7, 2021 10:04 pm VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh government has extended the ongoing lockdown up to June 20 with two more hours relaxation up to 2 pm from 6 am in a day to curb spread of Coronavirus in a more effective manner in the state. At a high-level meeting with …
  • Andhra strengthening paediatric system to tackle possible Covid 3rd wave June 7, 2021 6:46 pm With experts warning of the possibility of a third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic that could primarily target children, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy is focusing on improving paediatric care facilities at the child health care centres …
  • Kharif Outlook: Centre may find it tough to wean farmers off rice June 7, 2021 11:39 am Despite the Centre’s efforts encouraging farmers to shift from crops such as rice to coarse cereals, pulses and oilseeds, India’s rice production has been hitting new highs over the last few years. During the current season that ends this month, rice …
  • Distribution of Anandaiah's herbal concoction to cure Covid begins in Andhra June 7, 2021 9:38 am By Express News Service NELLORE: Krishnapatnam-based Bonigi Anandaiah, who shot to fame with his herbal medicine touted as a cure to Covid-19, has officially started distributing his medicine for the people of Sarvepalli constituency on Monday. YSRC …
  • 9 Covid-19 positive kids admitted to Ruia, test results of eight awaited June 7, 2021 2:41 am Express News Service TIRUPATI: Amid projections of a possible third wave of Covid-19 and its greater impact on children, nine kids in the age group of 4-10 were infected with the virus and admitted to SVR Ruia Government General Hospital here on Sunday.  …
  • GGH head Dr J. Prabhakar faces sexual harassment charges June 5, 2021 7:33 pm NELLORE: The state government has transferred the superintendent of AC Subba Reddy Government General Hospital, Dr J. Prabhakar to Sri Venkateswara Medical College, Tirupati, as professor of general surgery in the existing vacancy on Saturday. Although the …
  • Two days early, monsoon arrives over Maharashtra and Goa June 5, 2021 5:47 pm The Southwest Monsoon on Saturday advanced into Goa and Maharashtra, two days in advance of its normal onset date here. Its arrival date over the state is close to the one in 2020, when the onset was declared on June 6. The normal onset date over Goa and …
  • 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 …
  • Jilted lover murders woman, killed by her siblings June 4, 2021 7:15 pm TIRUPATI: A 28-year-old man killed a woman on Friday by slitting her throat while she was asleep for rejecting his love. He was immediately killed by the woman’s siblings after he slit his own throat in an attempt to commit suicide. According to police, K. …
  • RLDA invites online bids for land parcel in Maharashtra’s Amravati June 4, 2021 9:18 am The Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA), a statutory body under the Ministry of Railways, has floated a Request for Proposal (RFP) for leasing a railway land parcel in Maharashtra’s Amravati for commercial development. The 2.5-acre land parcel has …
  • Telangana: Covid-19 infected Maoists not allowed to join hospitals? June 4, 2021 5:37 am One of the top Maoist leader Bade Chokkarao alias Damodar’s guard also got infected with the virus. (Image used for representational purpose)HYDERABAD: Key members of the the Communist Party of India (Maoists) are reportedly suffering with Covid-19 but …
  • Southern Railway resumes 33 pairs of train services in Tamil Nadu and Kerala after two weeks June 2, 2021 3:17 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: After being suspended for two weeks on account of the lockdown in the state and Kerala, Southern Railway has resumed 33 pairs of reserved special train services. The express special trains which include daily, weekly and …
  • Starch Derivatives Industry Grows With Demand For Convenience/Processed Food June 2, 2021 10:31 am The Business Research Company’s Starch Derivatives Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Growth And Change LONDON, GREATER LONDON, UK, June 2, 2021 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- The growing demand for convenience and processed food is expected to fuel the …
  • RLDA invites RFQ for redevelopment of Lucknow’s Char Bagh railway station June 2, 2021 9:35 am The Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA) has floated a Request for Qualification (RFQ) for the redevelopment of the Lucknow’s Char Bagh railway station. The project will require investment of Rs 556 crore and will include development of commercial land …
  • 7 years on, bifurcation issues still up in the air between TS and AP June 2, 2021 12:57 am HYDERABAD: Seven years after Andhra Pradesh was bifurcated on June 2, 2014, both Telangana and the residuary state of Andhra Pradesh continue to suffer bifurcation blues as most of the promises made by the Centre to both the states in the AP Reorganisation …
  • Covid devices go missing in hospitals in AP's Chittoor district June 12, 2021 6:01 am TIRUPATI: Even as the country is facing a serious shortage of essential medicines and key medical devices amid the surge in the Covid-19 second wave, medical devices like pulse oximeters, non-contact thermometers and humidifiers etc are disappearing from …
  • Woman turns ‘water champion’ in remote Thamballapalle June 6, 2021 9:16 am Reaching out to every farmer in the 16 villages of Thamballapalle mandal in Chittoor district was not a tough job for T. Pareshamma, but convincing them to shun water-intensive crops was. Thanks to her perseverant efforts since 2015, the farmers have …
  • Major bureaucratic reshuffle in AP, 19 IAS officials get new postings June 4, 2021 10:42 pm VIJAYAWADA: In a major administrative exercise, the Andhra Pradesh government transferred 20 officials including 19 IAS officers across the state on Friday. Krishna district collector A. Md. Imtiaz was transferred and posted as special secretary to the …
  • Former India hockey player Usman Khan passes away June 4, 2021 2:53 pm New Delhi [India], June 4 (ANI): Hockey India on Friday mourned the demise of 76-year-old former India International Usman Khan, who passed away in Madanapalle, Andhra Pradesh after a prolonged battle against cancer. The former hockey player is survived by …
  • Former India hockey left-winger Usman Khan passes away June 4, 2021 2:10 pm Former India hockey player Usman Khan has passed away following a prolonged battle with cancer, Hockey India announced on Friday. The stylish left-winger was 76. Khan is survived by three sons and a daughter, and was based in Madanapalle, Andhra Pradesh. A …
  • Three drown in water tank in Andhra's Kadapa June 2, 2021 9:53 am Kadapa (Andhra Pradesh) [India], June 2 (ANI): A minor boy and two youth accidentally fell in the water tank and died on Tuesday here in the Kadapa district. The police said that this mishap took place on Tuesday noon at Pullareddy Palle village, …
  • New medical colleges will give impetus to rural health infra: CM June 1, 2021 3:29 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy virtually laid the foundation stone for the construction of 14 government medical colleges/teaching hospitals, and 14 nursing colleges on Monday. He announced `5 lakh financial …
  • Andhra CM lays foundations for 14 medical colleges May 31, 2021 6:18 pm Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday virtually laid the foundation stones for the construction of 14 medical colleges in the state. With the addition of the new colleges coming up at Piduguralla, Machilipatnam, Vijayanagaram, …
  • Big Bazaar eyes small-town India to unlock next phase of growth, focuses on online channels May 17, 2021 6:04 pm Express News Service NEW DELHI: The Covid-19 pandemic has slowed down expansion plans for Future Group's flagship hypermarket chain Big Bazaar, but the company is adjusting to the new reality while continuing to bet on tier-2 cities and beyond for its …
  • Man procuring 117 O2 devices with German friends’ help May 16, 2021 6:53 am The first consignment of the concentrators will leave Frankfurt on Monday. (Inset) Vinay KumarBENGALURU: A city-based patent consultant’s brief friendship with a German project coordinator has come in handy for Covid-hit Bengaluru gasping for oxygen. Vinay …
  • Centre permits Andhra Pradesh to cover all 45+ first  May 10, 2021 4:18 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Centre has finally agreed to the request of the Andhra Pradesh government to complete vaccination of people aged above 45 before taking up inoculation of 18 plus category. A  communication to this effect was received …
  • Andhra Pradesh police arrests seven of gang of treasure-trove thieves, four still at large May 1, 2021 12:42 pm According to Madanapalle Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Ravi Manohar Achary, the gang used to target ancient temples in the state and dig them out for hidden treasures. (Representative image)CHITTOOR: The Chittoor district police on Saturday …
  • Truckers hike prices for transporting farm produce April 27, 2021 4:46 am Express News Service NELLORE: Cashing in on the Covid pandemic situation, private transporters have reportedly increased charges for transportation of goods, including that of essential commodities. Farmers and traders, who are apprehensive of a possible …
  • Karnataka lockdown: AP & TS stop buses April 26, 2021 7:40 pm ANANTAPUR: With the Karnataka government announcing a 14-day lockdown from April 27 night across the state and the closure of its borders, people from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana state are returning to native places. Both states will stop running buses …
  • Superstitious mother kills infant daughter April 16, 2021 1:55 pm Superstitious couple bludgeons daughters to death in Andhra Pradesh's MadanapalleA couple allegedly bludgeoned their two daughters to death at their house in Shiva Nagar on the outskirts of Madanapalle in Andhra Pradesh late Sunday night. The accused, …
  • Couple from Madanapalle discharged from Vizag mental hospital March 30, 2021 4:32 am VISAKHAPATNAM: The couple from Madanapalle in Chittoor district, V. Purushottam Naidu and his wife Padmaja, who have been accused of killing their daughters, have been discharged from the Government Hospital for Mental Care (GHMC) in Visakhapatnam on …
  • Four young artists give colourful facelift to several walls in Hyderabad March 24, 2021 1:22 am Four young artists are giving a colourful facelift to several walls in Hyderabad, forging a fresh path for their peers in the process Unexpectedly, the drab walls of Khairatabad, in Hyderabad, have come alive. The poster-and-paan defaced walls, near the …
  • Andhra Pradesh records 64.34 percent polling in civic elections March 12, 2021 1:07 am Vijayawada: Voting percentage in urban local body polls in the state has gone up to 64.34 from the previously assessed 62.28 per cent in Andhra Pradesh, it was announced on Thursday. The state election commission and municipal administrations announced …
  • Light rain in Rayalaseema, coastal districts likely today, says IMD  February 22, 2021 8:38 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Indian Metrological Department has issued an adverse climate warning to the state for Sunday.  Thunderstorms accompanied by lightning are very likely to occur at isolated places over the south coastal Andhra Pradesh …
  • Parents kill daughters in Andhra town: Accused couple have may suffered from ‘shared delusion disorder’ February 16, 2021 6:09 am A rare psychotic disorder called ‘shared delusion disorder’ may lie at the root of the murder of two women by their parents in Andhra Pradesh’s Madanapalli town on January 24, investigations in the case and early evaluations of the mental health status of …
  • AP Phase 2 gram panchayat polls to be held today February 13, 2021 1:47 pm VIJAYAWADA: The second phase of gram panchayat elections in Andhra Pradesh will be held on Saturday to elect 2,786 sarpanches and 20,817 ward members. There are 7,507 sarpanch candidates and 44,876 ward members in fray, as 539 sarpanches and 12,604 ward …
  • President Kovind to visit Madanapalle, Andhra Pradesh on Sunday February 5, 2021 4:11 pm
  • Madanapalle couple shifted to government mental care facility in Vizag February 4, 2021 12:25 am TIRUPATI: The well-educated couple from Chittoor’s Madanapalle, Dr Valleru Purushotham Naidu and Valleru Padmaja, who have been remanded at the local sub-jail for allegedly killing their two daughters, were shifted to the government mental care facility in …
  • AP superstition killings: Victims shared parents' belief January 28, 2021 2:20 pm Chittoor : Two women in their twenties killed by their parents here in a bizarre superstition-related incident shared their parents' 'delusionsal' belief that they will come alive after their death, a senior police official said on Wednesday. …
  • 'Highly educated' Indian parents allegedly kill daughters, believing they could revive them: report January 28, 2021 9:14 am Indian couples bludgeon daughters to death with dumbbells Police suspect murder could be linked to an occult Parents believed they could revive their daughters and bring them back to life A "highly educated" Indian couple killed their two …
  • Andhra couple still believes killed daughters will resurrect January 28, 2021 8:49 am Madanapalle (Andhra Pradesh), Jan 27 (IANS) The excessively superstitious couple from Andhra Pradesh, who recently killed their two adult daughters in Madanapalle in Chittoor district, still believes that their daughters will come back to life. The couple, …
  • Andhra Pradesh Police: ‘Mentally unstable’ couple held after daughters bludgeoned to death January 27, 2021 9:59 pm Two sisters were bludgeoned to death with a dumbbell, allegedly by their mother who had been suffering from mental health issues since the Covid-19 lockdown. The incident occurred in Madanapalle mandal in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh Sunday. …
  • Andhra couple, who killed daughters, arrested; mother continues to be unstable January 27, 2021 2:48 am Image Source : PTI Andhra couple, who killed daughters, arrested; mother continues to be unstable The superstitious mother of two girls, whom she and her husband had murdered as part of eccentric rituals with a hope to resurrect them later, continued to be …
  • Couple 'stabbed and beat daughters to death' to 'appease supernatural forces' January 26, 2021 12:20 pm A couple allegedly murdered their own daughters in a bid to 'appease supernatural forces'. Padmaja Naidu, 50, and her husband Purushottam reportedly claimed to have received a 'divine message' to sacrifice their daughters in Madanapalle, …
  • Cops scan CCTV footage to check if tantriks influenced 'sacrifice' of daughters by AP couple January 25, 2021 9:06 pm By Express News Service CHITTOOR: Probing the chilling murder of two girls by their parents in Madanapalle town of the district, police are now on the job of verifying whether the couple had resorted to the 'sacrifice' of their daughters influenced …
  • Superstitious couple bludgeoned their two daughters to death January 25, 2021 3:51 pm Jan 25, 2021, 04:12PM ISTSource: TOI.inA couple allegedly bludgeoned their two daughters to death. The incident was reported from Madanapalle in Andhra Pradesh. The couple claimed that they received a divine message to sacrifice their daughters. Locals …
  • Parents in Andhra Pradesh kill daughters believing in spiritual powers January 25, 2021 3:06 pm In a bizarre incident, a highly educated couple, had allegedly killed their two daughters in their 20s in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, hoping that they would come back to life within hours due to spiritual power as the Kaliyuga ends, turning into …
  • Andhra couple murders daughters to resurrect them January 25, 2021 1:20 pm A highly superstitious teacher couple killed their two daughters, believing that they could be resurrected at Madanapalle in Andhra Pradesh’s Chittoor district. V. Purushotam Naidu, lecturer in a government women’s degree college and his wife V. Padmaja, a …
  • Andhra couple kills daughters hoping they would come back to life within hours January 25, 2021 7:44 am Image Source : PTI Parents in Andhra Pradesh kill daughters believing in spiritual powers A highly-educated couple killed their two daughters hoping they would come back to life within hours due to spiritual power as the Kaliyuga ends, turning into the …
  • Tourist spots come alive with New Year celebrations January 2, 2021 3:06 am After a long hiatus induced by the pandemic, tourist destinations in the district came alive on the eve of New Year as more people stepped out of their homes to celebrate the occasion. The authorities at the Horsley Hills, near Madanapalle, were in a for …
  • Farmers get just Re 1 per kg of tomato at Pathikonda market December 21, 2020 8:41 am KURNOOL: Tomato prices have crashed to just Rs 1 per kilogram at Pathikonda market, the largest market for tomato in Andhra Pradesh after Madanapalle in Chittoor district. Most of the agents had been entering out-of-market settlements in past couple of …
  • R&B bears the brunt in Chittoor December 14, 2020 5:12 am The twin cyclones, Nivar and Burevi, inflicted severe damaged to the roads, bridges, causeways and culverts spread along hundreds of kilometres in Chittoor district. The Roads and Buildings department bore the brunt with 339 km of its roads getting ravaged …
  • Suspended Andhra Pradesh judge held in cheating case December 12, 2020 5:12 am By Express News Service TIRUPATI/VIJAYAWADA: Junior civil judge S Ramakrishna, who is under suspension, was arrested on Friday evening by Madanapalle police in connection with a forgery and cheating case filed against him by a bank manager. This was …
  • "A Farmer's Daughters Pulling His Plough Shook Me" - by Sonu Sood December 12, 2020 4:15 am Cover of Sonu Sood's book 'I Am No Messiah' A Tractor in Time Saves a Farmer Name: Nageswara Rao (and family) Location: Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh Problem: Manual ploughing of the farms by daughters, necessitated by pandemic-induced poverty The …
  • Five injured as TDP, YSRCP workers clash December 11, 2020 8:14 pm Five persons were injured and a couple of cars were damaged in a clash between workers of the ruling YSR Congress Party and the Telugu Desam Party at Angallu village of Kurabalakota mandal of Tamballapalle Assembly constituency, 130 km from here, on Friday …
  • Amul Dairy project takes off in100 villages in Chittoor district December 8, 2020 7:39 am The A.P. Amul Dairy project has officially commenced its operations in 100 villages of Madanapalle and Ramasamudram mandals of Chittoor district on Wednesday, after a two-week-long trial. Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy formally launched the project’ …
  • Madanapalle couple pleads for mercy killing for ailing daughter December 5, 2020 5:57 am A couple from Neeruguttavaripalle locality of Madanapalle town on Friday approached the local court, appealing for euthanasia for their seven-year-old daughter, said to be suffering from cerebral palsy since birth. Ramakrishna and Geetanjali of Cherlopalle …
  • Toll rises to 3, six of family rescued from River Pincha November 28, 2020 4:56 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The toll in rain-related incidents increased to three in the State. The severe cyclonic storm Nivar triggered incessant rains in several districts, damaging agriculture crops and basic infrastructure. NDRF teams found …
  • Andhra MITS staff member Dr D Yuvarajan among world’s most cited scientists November 20, 2020 6:48 am By Express News Service TIRUPATI: Dr D Yuvarajan, a senior assistant professor from the department of mechanical engineering, Madanapalle Institute of Technology & Science (MITS) in Chittoor district has found a place in the list that represents the …
  • Rise in preemies seeking neonatal care in Bengaluru November 18, 2020 2:04 am Bengaluru: Call it a shortage of healthcare staff due to the pandemic or lack of facilities in semi-urban areas, but Bengaluru’s hospitals have noticed a sharp rise in the number of preterm babies born elsewhere seeking tertiary care and neonatal ICU …
  • Allot more centres in TN for PG medical entrance test, K Palaniswami urges PM Modi November 16, 2020 9:01 pm CHENNAI: Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to direct the Union Health Ministry to allot additional centres in Tamil Nadu for the entrance test to admission for post graduate medical courses in Institutes of National …
  • Tie-up with Amul to boost farmers’ economy October 20, 2020 9:52 am The seven-day visit of dairy sector experts from Amul Cooperative Society in Gujarat, from October 12 to 18, has galvanized the hopes of the dairy farmers of Chittoor, Kadapa and Anantapur districts. As part of the tie-up between the AP Dairy Development …
  • BARC scientist missing for past four days from Mysuru, complaint lodged October 10, 2020 5:01 pm By PTI BENGALURU: A 26-year-old scientist working at the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre has gone missing for the past four days from Yelwal in Mysuru. According to his family sources, Abhishek Reddy Gulla went out on October 6 afternoon on his two-wheeler …
  • Cases on the rise in Chittoor again October 3, 2020 6:37 pm Officials attribute it to lack of cooperation from public, resumption of passenger traffic For a brief while, it seemed that the coronavirus spread had slowed down in the district, but the last week’s numbers have renewed fear in the people, crushing their …
  • New medical colleges in three years, promises CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy October 1, 2020 5:50 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Stressing on providing all the modern medical facilities at the new medical colleges coming up in the state, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said the hospitals should have a corporate look and asked officials not to …
  • TDP supremo Chandrababu Naidu seeks probe into Dalit suicide August 27, 2020 4:14 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: TDP supremo N Chandrababu Naidu has appealed to the Director-General of Police (DGP) to order a high-level inquiry to nab the persons responsible for the suicide of Dalit youth Om Pratap in Chittoor district. In a letter …
  • Moderate to heavy rains likely in north coastal districts of Andhra August 25, 2020 3:17 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Under the influence of active South West Monsoon, heavy rains were recorded at several places in Rayalaseema and at a few places in coastal districts. Highest rainfall of 13 cm was reported in Palamner of Chittoor …
  • Sonu Sood's tractor motivates CBN to sponsor education of Andhra farmer's daughters July 27, 2020 8:00 pm REUTERS Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu spoke to actor Sonu Sood after he sent a tractor to a struggling farmer from Chittoor. Naidu also announced to take care of his two daughters' education. A video of farmer using his …
  • Sonu Sood arranges tractor for distressed farmer in Andhra Pradesh July 27, 2020 7:57 am Sonu Sood helps farmer in Andhra Pradesh. (Photo: Sonu Sood/Instagram) Actor Sonu Sood, who has been relentlessly helping the underprivileged affected by the coronavirus-induced lockdown, on Sunday sent a tractor for a distressed farmer in Chittoor, …
  • Chandrababu to sponsor education of AP farmer’s daughters July 27, 2020 6:58 am Amaravati, July 27 (IANS) Former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has come forward to take care of the education of the two daughters of a farmer, whose plight moved actor Sonu Sood to gift a tractor to the family. The Telugu Desam Party …
  • Sonu Sood Gifts Tractor To Andhra Farmer After Video Of His Plight Goes Viral July 27, 2020 6:19 am Reel life villain Sonu Sood turned real life hero once again, this time by gifting a tractor on Sunday to a farmer in a remote village in Andhra Pradesh to help him till the land. The actor came up with the gift after coming through a video clip on Twitter …
  • Sonu Sood gifts tractor to Chittoor farmer who made his daughters plough fields July 27, 2020 5:38 am By Express News Service TIRUPATI: K Nageswara Rao, the farmer from KV Palli mandal in Chittoor district whose daughters ploughed his field as he couldn’t afford to hire a tractor or oxen, got the shock of his life on Sunday when actor Sonu Sood called him …
  • Actor Sonu Sood Gifts Tractor To Farmer After Video Of His Plight Goes Viral July 27, 2020 3:09 am Reel life villain Sonu Sood turned real life hero once again, this time by gifting a tractor on Sunday to a farmer in a remote village in Andhra Pradesh to help him till the land. The actor came up with the gift after coming through a video clip on Twitter …
  • Sonu Sood promises tractor to Madanapalle farmer July 26, 2020 7:51 pm Actor Sonu Sood has done it again. He tweeted on Sunday that he would be sending a tractor to a farmer from Mahalrajuvari Palle village in KV Palle mandal, 20 km from Piler. The actor tweeted in response to a video clip showing a farmer and his wife sowing …
  • Moved by farmer’s plight, Sonu Sood sends him tractor July 26, 2020 7:19 pm Amaravati, July 26 (IANS) In another heartwarming gesture, actor Sonu Sood on Sunday provided a tractor to a farmer in Andhra Pradesh within hours after he learnt that the farmer was using his daughters for ploughing as he couldn’t afford to rent bulls. As …
  • Let them study, I will provide tractor: Sonu Sood ... July 26, 2020 1:02 pm After a video of two girls ploughing a farm was widely shared on the Internet, Bollywood actor Sonu Sood has stepped forward with the promise to provide a tractor to their family, who due to economic reasons had to resort to farming after the lockdown. The …
  • Daughters plough field to keep dad from giving up on farming July 26, 2020 4:13 am By Express News Service CHITTOOR: To make ends meet after being dealt a severe blow by the lockdown, 50-year-old tea shop owner Veerathallu Nageswara Rao returned to his village and decided to cultivate his land. But on learning that he couldn’t afford to …
  • Reduced crop, lockdown dip in demand make aloo the new pyaaz, tomato prices go up too July 20, 2020 12:36 am This trend is also confirmed by information on the average sale price (ASP) for the three key staple vegetables made available by a leading online grocer to The Indian Express. If last year it was pyaaz, this year it is aloo and now tamatar that are …
  • Cases surpass 3,200 in Chittoor district; focus on Karnataka border July 13, 2020 4:58 am The incidence of a 30-year-old man with travel history to Bengaluru testing positive to the COVID-19 at Punganur has prompted the medical and police personnel to focus on the western mandals of Chittoor district, which reported as many as 159 cases on …
  • Coronavirus patient’s body carried to burial ground in a JCB in Telangana July 7, 2020 6:48 am By Express News Service TIRUPATI:  The body of a person who died of Covid-19 in Tirupati was taken to a burial ground in a JCB on Monday morning. The video of the incident went viral on social media. According to Municipal Commissioner PS Girisha, the …
  • Spiritual guide Sri M on meditation June 25, 2020 12:18 pm The book ‘On Meditation’ by renowned spiritual guide and educationist Sri M has turned out to be comforting for many during the lockdown. This writer met him during the release of his fourth book, On Meditation. When asked if he expected a good response, …
  • Sudden spurt in tomato price yields rich dividends to farmers June 23, 2020 3:05 am Tomato prices have jumped three-fold in a span of three weeks at the Madanapalle agriculture market, Asia’s largest trading centre for tomatoes. From ₹12 a kg for the first grade on June 1, the price has shot up to ₹36 on Monday, as per the official …
  • Heightened attention on water, roads are the ‘game changer’ June 9, 2020 6:38 pm Even as the state government is hard-pressed for funds for meeting its regular commitments, Rajampeta Lok Sabha constituency garnered a sizeable chunk of funds to address its basic necessities. The allocation is believed to be a ‘game changer’ for the …
  • Bindu Madhavi quarantined because of neighbour June 1, 2020 11:22 am Bindu Madhavi has uploaded a video on her social media stating that a person in her apartment has tested positive for COVID 19 and she has to now quarantine herself and its going to be a tough 14 days for her. Greater Chennai Corporation people are also …
  • Andhra Pradesh's tomato market wakes up from COVID-19 slumber    May 28, 2020 2:28 am By Express News Service CHITTOOR: With easing of lockdown 4.0 restrictions, tomato exports to Tamil Nadu, Telangana and Karnataka from Chittoor district have increased in the last one week. Farmers of tomato growing areas have been shifting their produce …
  • How Chennai's Koyambedu wholesale market emerged as coronavirus hotspot May 10, 2020 8:26 am Image Source : PTI A crowded market in Chennai, Tamil Nadu Asia's largest vegetable and fruit market, Koyambedu in Chennai is making headlines but not for the right reasons. On Monday, the busting market was closed after a sharp rise in coronavirus …
  • COVID-19: 11 infectees in Chittoor had visited Chennai's Koyambedu market May 10, 2020 4:34 am Express News Service CHITTOOR: The Koyambedu market in Chennai, which become a hotbed of Covid-19 cases and turned several districts in Tamil Nadu into red zones, has affected Andhra Pradesh’s Chittoor district too. As many as 11 infectees in Chittoor are …
  • Andhra Pradesh-born pilot is flying high with PPEs to fight COVID-19 May 7, 2020 5:58 am Express News Service HYDERABAD: Only a few lights glow in some houses in the area near Wuhan. The region looks ghostly from the Boeing 747 in the middle of the night, as Dr V Vijay flies the aircraft preparing to land in an airport which is eerily quiet …
  • Andhra MLA Attempts To Enter State From Karnataka With Over 30 People April 16, 2020 10:17 am Burra Madhusudan Yadav was accompanied by five other vehicles in which there were 35 members. Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh: YSRCP MLA from Kanigiri, Burra Madhusudan Yadav attempted to cross the Karnataka-Andhra Pradesh border along with a group of people, in …
  • 140 of 164 corona cases in Andhra Pradesh linked to Nizamuddin Markaz April 4, 2020 4:49 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday directed officials to strictly implement all the guidelines keeping in view the surge in coronavirus positive cases in the last few days. Taking stock of the situation at a …
  • Spike in COVID-19 cases sparks tension in Chittoor April 2, 2020 5:45 am A sudden spurt of five positive cases in Chittoor district on Tuesday sent a wave of panic across the district, with residents too scared to venture out of their homes even during the relaxation period in the morning. All of the five new cases in the …
  • Onion, tomato retail prices may decline 15% with fresh supplies March 10, 2020 8:41 am New Delhi: Retail prices of onion, tomato and potato are expected to fall 10 per cent-15 per cent in the next 20-30 days with the arrival of fresh crop, which reduce household expenditure on food. Wholesale onion prices in April are likely to fall from the …
  • Coronavirus threat: vegetable farmers have a field day March 3, 2020 8:09 am Fears of coronavirus, which left an upsetting effect on the poultry industry for wrong reasons, has resulted in amazing consumption of the greens and vegetables during the last one week. The farmers of the western mandals of the tail-end Chittoor district, …
  • Dial 100 comes to the rescue of devotees stranded in forest February 24, 2020 6:08 am The Valmikipuram police of Madanapalle division late on Saturday evening rescued a group of five devotees in the forests of Veeranna Hill. The devotees lost their way on downward journey, straying towards Madanapalle range. The rescued included a 28-year- …
  • Techie's friend returns favour with fraud February 17, 2020 5:31 am For having helped him earlier, he promised to get software engineer job in UK, took Rs 25L and went off the radar A 30-year-old techie was left poorer by Rs. 25 lakh after his friend turned out to be a swindler. L Devendra trusted a friend, Phani Kumar …
  • Poultry industry in Chittoor, Nellore badly affected February 16, 2020 4:39 am By Express News Service TIRUPATI:  Rumours on social media about the spread of coronavirus through birds have been badly affecting the poultry and meat industry and the poultry farmers are facing heavy losses due to this. Sales in the poultry industry have …
  • Not many takers for onions at ₹35 a kg in Chittoor! February 12, 2020 4:22 am After remaining a cause of constant bother for consumers for nearly three months, onion prices are no longer a hot topic in tail-end Chittoor district, though being sold at ₹100 for 3 kg, as against ₹240 a kg in November first week. In spite of the vast …
  • Jiddu Krishnamurti’s life - an unusual portrayal February 6, 2020 11:44 am “Truth is a pathless land,” said Jiddu Krishnamurti, sage, philosopher, thinker and the man who spoke nearly a million words in a lifetime that spanned 90 years and three continents. And yet, it is the sandy path that weaves between trees and shrubs that …
  • Bank manager kills wife with cyanide-laced pills, arrested February 4, 2020 6:31 am By Express News Service CHITTOOR: The Madanapalle police on Monday took a bank manager into custody for allegedly killing his wife by giving capsules laced with cyanide on January 27. The incident came to light after seven days with the post-mortem report …
  • Andhra's man-animal conflict: Jumbos in jeopardy January 26, 2020 10:52 am The Asian elephant made a dramatic reappearance in Kuppam on a wintry evening in the 1980s, after being off the map for many years. The comeback of the jumbos led to both excitement and fear in hundreds of fringe villages of Kuppam and Palamaner forest …
  • 6 injured as bus rams into auto January 26, 2020 7:39 am By Express News Service KURNOOL: Six persons were injured after a private travels bus hit an auto and a van, and later crashed into a roadside hut. The incident took place on National Highway-44 at Dhone around 2.30 am on Saturday. According to police, the …
  • BCG revaccination ups immunity against TB January 22, 2020 12:21 am By Express News Service BENGALURU: A new study led by scientists at the Centre for Infectious Diseases Research (CIDR) at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) found that when young Indian adults who have been vaccinated at birth are once again given the …
  • Contract teacher held for raping 14-year-old student in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor district January 19, 2020 6:05 am By Express News Service CHITTOOR: A teacher of AP Model School at B Kotha Kota near Madanapalle was arrested on Saturday on charge of raping a 14-year-old student on Thursday evening. According to Madanapalle Urban Circle Inspector Rajendranath, the …
  • AP: Minor girl raped by teacher at Madanapalle January 18, 2020 4:03 pm
  • Surplus Krishna, Godavari water for Rayalaseema: Andhra CM Jagan Mohan Reddy December 25, 2019 5:42 am By Express News Service KADAPA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has reiterated that his government is committed to transforming drought-prone Rayalaseema into a fertile region using the surplus water of Krishna and Godavari rivers, which are going …
  • Gollapudi Maruthi Rao breathes his last December 12, 2019 9:51 pm The ever-versatile and popular actor, writer, journalist, theatre personality and screenwriter Gollapudi Maruthi Rao is no more. He was 80 years old when he passed away at a private hospital in Chennai on Thursday. His wife Sivakama Sundari was beside him …
  • Madanapalle minor girl rape and murder: Police file charge sheet in record 17 days December 11, 2019 6:28 pm Madanapalle police acted swiftly in the case pertaining to the infamous rape and murder of a minor at Angallu that had shocked the State on November 7. On the double Undaunted by the public outcry and demand for ‘instant justice’, the district police …
  • Farmer in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor scripts success story by growing rain-fed tomato crop November 21, 2019 1:50 am Express News Service TIRUPATI:  Ravindra Reddy, a farmer from Molakalacheruvu in Chittoor district, is reaping rich dividends and has become an inspiration to many. After suffering huge losses by cultivating groundnut in his 10-acre dry land, he switched …
  • Small towns, big films: The ideal combo of Indian cinema's changing setup November 16, 2019 11:59 pm Bunty and Babli couldn’t have got it more right. The Hindi film industry is on a small-town adventure. The box office is humming with community-arranged marriages, romances, elopements, laadli but rebellious daughters whose adoring fathers eventually come …
  • 6-Year-Old Girl Murdered In Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor November 9, 2019 7:05 am The family members informed the police and police took her body to the hospital. (Representational) Chittoor (Andhra Pradesh): A six-year-old girl was murdered in Andhra Pradesh's Kurabala Kota town on Friday. The girl was a resident of Guttapalyam …
  • Six-year-old girl brutally murdered in Chittoor November 9, 2019 6:32 am Chittoor: A six-year-old girl was brutally murdered in Andhra Pradesh’s Kurabala Kota town on Friday. The girl was a resident of Guttapalyam village, B Kottakota Mandal of Chittoor district. “The girl along with her family went to Kurabala Kota to attend a …
  • Fall in tomato price worries farmers in Madanapalle September 4, 2018 11:17 am Hundreds of tomato growers in the Madanapalle division are a worried lot with the prices plummeting to ₹1.60 a kg on Monday as against ₹6 last week, while the arrivals into the market at Madanpalle, considered the largest in South India, continue to be …
  • How a poem recital in Madanapalle led to India getting its national anthem February 24, 2018 10:40 am Oblivious to many Indians, Madanapalle, a sleepy and serene town in Chittoor district of the Rayalaseema region, enjoys the rare distinction of contributing some of the firsts to the Indian national movement. It was here at the Besant Theosophical College …
  • National Anthem tune was composed in Madanapalle Besant Theosophical College August 15, 2017 12:12 am Visakhapatnam: The staff and students of the Madanapalle Besant Theosophical  College take pride in the fact that the tune for the National Anthem was composed in their college. The tune was composed in 1919 by Margaret Cousins, wife of the then principal …
  • Forest fire atop hillock near Madanapalle February 23, 2017 3:43 am A major forest fire broke out at the tri-hill junction of Mallaiahkonda, Sadhu Konda and Inumu Konda in Tamballapalle constituency, 40 km from Madanpapalle, on Wednesday. The fire was brought under control by the evening. Officials of the forest and fire …