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  • AP issues draft gazette notification on 26 districts January 27, 2022 6:02 am Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh government issued a preliminary draft gazette notification to have 26 districts for the state by restructuring the existing 13 districts and creating 13 more districts on Wednesday. It invited objections and suggestions from …
  • Andhra Pradesh to have 26 new districts soon January 25, 2022 9:20 pm Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh government proposes to set up 26 new districts by reorganising the existing 13 districts for administrative convenience and to provide efficient administration. The newly proposed 26 districts and their headquarters include: …
  • "Andhra Pradesh Government Protecting Anti-Nationals": Union Minister January 25, 2022 7:45 am "Andhra Pradesh has been suffering from misrule and corruption," he alleged (File) Kurnool (Andhra Pradesh): Union Minister of State for External Affairs and Parliamentary Affairs V Muraleedharan on Monday alleged that the Andhra Pradesh …
  • Nani hits back after ‘terror’ remark by Union minister V Muraleedharan January 24, 2022 11:19 pm By Express News Service KADAPA/KURNOOL/VIJAYAWADA: Union Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan has claimed that the State government has failed to maintain law and order in the State. Anarchy is reigning in the State and “terrorist …
  • Jagan govt 'mute spectator' to communal disharmony in Andhra: V Muraleedharan January 24, 2022 3:13 pm Amaravati: Union Minister V Muraleedharan on Monday attacked Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy for allegedly indulging in appeasement politics in the state saying his government has remained a "mute spectator" to communal violence. …
  • Arun Singh accuses Jagan of playing appeasement politics January 23, 2022 3:59 am By Express News Service KURNOOL: BJP national general secretary Arun Singh has accused Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy of playing appeasement politics in the State.  Addressing the Praja Nirasana Sabha held at STBC college grounds here on Saturday in …
  • BJP slams govt. for its ‘anti-Hindu’ stand January 23, 2022 2:40 am It accuses YSRCP of creating communal divide, seeks withdrawal of false cases against cadres Speakers at the ‘Praja Nirasana Sabha’ organised by the BJP here on Saturday criticised the YSRCP government in the State for “being blind to the attacks on the …
  • 75 students test Covid positve in 10 Kurnool schools January 22, 2022 1:30 am By Express News Service KURNOOL: As many as 75 students and 17 teachers from 10 different schools in the district tested positive for coronavirus on Friday, prompting authorities to close the institutions for two to five days. While eight students of …
  • Cops to crack whip on procurement centres January 21, 2022 4:47 am  The accused created fake truck bills of Rs 34.16 lakh at Mukkudu Devulapalli centre for 1,743 tonnes paddy, Rs 51.72 lakh worth paddy of 2,638 tonnes stating that they purchased paddy and shifted them to the rice mills. It was found that the accused had …
  • Procurement row forgotten, paddy cultivation picks pace in Telangana January 14, 2022 10:20 pm Express News Service HYDERABAD: Notwithstanding the controversy over its procurement, paddy cultivation has picked up for Rabi, especially during the past 10 days. Even by a conservative assessment by the agriculture department, paddy was being cultivated …
  • Atmakur violence | Andhra BJP urges Governor to ensure communal harmony in State January 13, 2022 8:07 am A delegation of the BJP, led by its State president Somu Veerraju, met Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan at the Raj Bhavan here on Wednesday, and appealed to him to ensure that communal harmony prevailed in Andhra Pradesh by directing that a ban be imposed …
  • Andhra Pradesh BJP complains to Governor on Atmakur issue January 13, 2022 12:03 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The BJP on Wednesday urged Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan to intervene and direct the government to lift the cases registered against its party leader Buddha Srikanth Reddy, who was arrested in connection with the …
  • Panel to expedite Somasila high level canal works January 12, 2022 1:04 am By Express News Service NELLORE: A three-man committee was formed to expedite Somasila High-Level canal phase-1 and 2 works. Joint Collector (Rythu Bharosa and revenue) MN Harendira Prasad, Forest officer A Nagendra and Superintendent Engineer of the …
  • Atmakur issue: Andhra Pradesh BJP demands Buddha Srikanth Reddy’s release January 10, 2022 11:23 pm By Express News Service KURNOOL/VIJAYAWADA: The BJP on Monday staged protests across the state against the arrest of its leader Buddha Srikanth Reddy, who was injured in a clash between two groups in Atmakur town of Kurnool two days back, and demanded …
  • Atmakur clash: Police arrest 28, register five cases January 10, 2022 2:54 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA/KURNOOL: Ruling out communal angle in the clashes between two groups at Atmakur town, Kurnool Superintendent of Police (SP) Ch Sudheer Kumar Reddy said the situation has been brought under control. “We have arrested …
  • Atmakur violence: 28 arrested in police station attack case January 9, 2022 6:39 pm HYDERABAD: As many as 28 persons were arrested and five cases registered in the attack on Atmakur police station in Kurnool district, where the car belonging to a BJP leader was set on fire by a mob on Saturday night. The mob ambushed the police station, …
  • Police open fire as two groups clash over construction of place of worship January 9, 2022 7:39 am By Express News Service KURNOOL: The police opened two rounds of fire in the air in Atmakur of the district to disperse two groups that clashed over the construction of a place of worship in the town. At least 10 persons, including Atmakur BJP in-charge …
  • Muslim shopkeepers of Srisailam temple complex hail SC order December 18, 2021 4:55 am The Muslim shopkeepers of the Sri Bhramaramba Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple complex in Kurnool district in Andhra Pradesh have hailed the Supreme Court’s order directing that people from other faiths already holding shop licences in the temple premises must …
  • Pilgrims spot tiger on Srisailam forest route  December 15, 2021 8:39 am By Express News Service KURNOOL: A tense situation prevailed after a tiger was spotted near Nagaluti Base Camp in Nallamala Forest on Tuesday under Atmakur forest division.  Four youngsters, Sujith, Yeswanth, Madhusudhan and Mahesh, from Kodumuru, were …
  • Nellore mishap: Two bodies found, three still missing December 12, 2021 4:40 am By Express News Service NELLORE: Bodies of two people out of the five, who were feared drowned, have been fished out of Beeraperu stream near Sangam town in Nellore on Saturday.  Two days ago, an auto rickshaw carrying 12 people fall into the Beeraperu …
  • One dead, search on for five others of a family drowned in Beeraperu stream in Nellore December 10, 2021 8:40 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A search is on for five people, while one died out of the seven rescued after the autorickshaw they were travelling was knocked down by a speeding truck and fell into an overflowing Beeraperu rivulet from the bridge …
  • Dist collector suspends sarpanch December 10, 2021 2:46 am Hanumakonda: A sarpanch in Atmakur has been suspended for six months by district collector R G Hanumanthu for misuse of power on Thursday. According to the collector, Atmakur gram panchayat ward members lodged a complaint against the sarpanch P Raju for …
  • Kurnool school expels 5 students for ‘drunk dance’ December 5, 2021 4:09 am By Express News Service KURNOOL:  The Zilla Parishad High School at Atmakur has given Transfer Certificates to five class VIII students after they allegedly consumed liquor and danced in the classroom in an inebriated condition. Though the shocking …
  • Rain hampers relief works in Nellore, traffic comes to a halt November 30, 2021 6:55 am There was no respite for people in the riverine mandals of SPSR Nellore, as widespread rains continued to lash different parts of the district on Monday. Vehicular traffic in both the directions on the arterial Chennai-Kolkata road was diverted in view of …
  • Floods cause ₹1,190-crore loss to Nellore November 29, 2021 6:22 am The destruction caused by heavy rains akin to that of a cyclone, says Central team A spell of rains on Sunday brought misery to Nellore which is yet to recover from the flood fury, even as an inter-Ministerial Central team extensively toured the district …
  • ‘Jawad’ causes ₹535 cr. loss in Nellore district November 24, 2021 5:57 am Heavy rain leaves 3 dead, damages crops in 16,287 hectares and 1,900 km stretch road The heavy rain, and the flood in Penna river that followed, had caused a loss of ₹535 crore and left three people dead and one missing in SPSR Nellore district. This was …
  • Andhra Pradesh rains: Nellore reels under Penna fury November 22, 2021 3:34 am By Express News Service NELLORE/VIJAYAWADA: The heavy rains that triggered floods in Rayalaseema and Nellore continue to wreak havoc with Nellore city and its suburbs still under a sheet of water. The possibility of breach of the ancient Rayalacheruvu …
  • Deluge effect: Several areas along Penna river in Nellore district cutoff November 21, 2021 9:45 am By Express News Service NELLORE/KADAPA: Residents of Nellore city and its suburbs, particularly a few villages in Atmakur in Nellore rural divisions along the Penna river are in complete distress as the deluge hasn't receded yet; but continued to …
  • 10 gates of Somasila reservoir lifted, 75,994 cusecs discharged November 19, 2021 3:43 am Heavy rain pounded several parts of the south coastal Andhra Pradesh under the influence of the low pressure over the the Bay of Bengal on Thursday. Normal life was thrown out of gear in several places in Nellore district as there was no let-up in the …
  • Bandi's convoy attacked again; BJP team calls on Guv. November 17, 2021 8:09 am CHIVVEMULA (SURYAPET): BJP state president and MP Bandi Sanjay was confronted by ruling Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) activists during his second day of visit to Suryapet district on Tuesday, while trying to visit paddy purchasing centres. Waving black …
  • Bandi Sanjay’s tour spurs more TRS-BJP clashes November 17, 2021 3:05 am Express News Service HYDERABAD: A war-like situation prevailed at various IKP paddy procurement centres visited by the BJP state president B Sanjay Kumar during his two-day tour of Suryapet district on Tuesday. BJP and TRS workers pelted stones at each …
  • TRS workers turn violent during Telangana BJP chief Bandi Sanjay's tour of Suryapet November 16, 2021 12:20 pm By Express News Service SURYAPET: TRS workers continued their violent streak on the second day of BJP State President Bandi Sanjay's tour of Suryapet on Tuesday. Before Sanjay reached the IKP paddy procurement centre at Chivvemla mandal, TRS activists …
  • Wet spell resumes in South Coastal Andhra November 14, 2021 5:44 am After a brief lull, South Coastal Andhra Pradesh experienced light to moderate showers as the northeast monsoon turned active on Saturday. A fresh weather system, developed in the Andaman sea, is likely to become a depression as it comes closer to the …
  • Alleged custodial deaths in T'gana spark debate on police reforms November 14, 2021 3:31 am (MENAFN- IANS) By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Nov 14 (IANS) Two alleged custodial deaths and torture have dealt a blow to the image of the police in Telangana and triggered a fresh debate on reforms in the force to prevent such incidents in future. A case …
  • Tiger found dead on railway tracks November 13, 2021 7:38 am By Express News Service KURNOOL: A tigress was found dead near the railway tracks at Chalama first tunnel Nandyal forest division of Nallamala in the district late on Thursday. It was initially suspected that the tigress, estimated to be aged around three, …
  • Atmakur SI placed under suspension November 13, 2021 4:21 am Express News Service HYDERABAD: The Sub-Inspector of Atmakur (S) police station, Lingam was placed under suspension for allegedly torturing tribal youth Veerashekar while in custody. Suryapet District Superintendent of Police S Rajendra Prasad, who had …
  • Cop transferred for alleged torture of tribal youth November 12, 2021 2:20 pm A police officer in Telangana’s Suryapet district was transferred on Friday after he allegedly tortured a tribal in custody. Suryapet district superintendent of police S. Rajendra Pasad sent sub-inspector M. Lingaiah of Atmakur (S) police station to …
  • Telangana: Custodial torture of tribal rocks Atmakur November 12, 2021 3:29 am Express News Service HYDERABAD: Even as the alleged lockup death of SC woman A Mariyamma is still fresh in public memory, a similar incident of custodial torture took place in Suryapet district on Wednesday night.Veerashekar, a 25-year-old tribal farmer …
  • Heavy rain alert in Andhra's Nellore, Chittoor, check helpline numbers here November 11, 2021 6:21 am By Express News Service TIRUPATI/VIJAYAWADA: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted light to moderate rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places and extremely heavy falls at isolated places over south …
  • Rains pound Nellore, Tirupati; low-lying colonies inundated November 8, 2021 4:41 am By Express News Service NELLORE: Incessant rains battered Nellore and Tirupati since Saturday night, inundating several low-lying localities in the two cities. The IMD has predicted more rainfall in Nellore and other South Coastal Andhra districts in the …
  • Heavy rains hit normal life in Nellore district November 7, 2021 6:56 pm NELLORE: Normal life was thrown out of gear following heavy rains in SPSR Nellore district from Saturday night. In Nellore city, all the railway underbridges, low-lying areas, and even some thoroughfares turned into cesspools. The railway underpass at …
  • Health official dupes Allagadda investors of Rs 8 crore November 6, 2021 3:20 am KURNOOL: A health service employee duped Uyyalawada villagers to the tune of Rs 6 crore with offers of high interest rates. This incident comes days after Vardhaman Cooperative Society had cheated depositors of Atmakur of Rs 4 crore. Police officials said …
  • In a first, RO water at people’s doorstep in Atmakur  October 29, 2021 4:30 am Express News Service NELLORE: In a first in the State, Atmakur municipality, with the help of Adani Foundation, will offer drinking water after purifying it through reverse osmosis (RO), to the residents at their doorstep through an exclusive pipeline. The …
  • 21 held for attacks on TD office, leader’s house October 23, 2021 8:11 pm VIJAYAWADA: A total of 21 persons were arrested for allegedly attacking the Telugu Desam (TD) central office and a TD leader’s house in Vijayawada. The police issued a notice to the TD office, asking it to submit CCTV footage of the attack to expedite the …
  • AP: Decline in crimes against women, but no let-up in ‘abetment to suicide’ cases October 22, 2021 7:28 pm TIRUPATI: In the first week of October, two married women committed suicide in Tirupati. A 27-year-old woman took the extreme step due to alleged harassment for dowry from her in-laws. A 29-year-old woman ended her life following a tiff with her husband …
  • ‘Bharat Bandh’ evokes good response in South Coastal A.P. September 28, 2021 4:24 am The ‘Bharat Bandh’, called by the Samyukta Kisan Morcha(SKM) and backed by central trade unions as also all parties barring the Bharatiya Janata Party- Jena Sena Party combine, evoked good response in South Coastal Andhra Pradesh on Monday. The State …
  • Cheating case against tahsildar for illegal transfer of lands September 27, 2021 12:08 am Anantapur: Atmakur police registered criminal cases against a tahsildar and village revenue officer for illegal transfer of 52.35 acres of valuable land to others in the district on Sunday. The original land owner Jogi Shankaraiah, a resident of …
  • Man films video of his wife hanging herself to death, sent footage to in-laws September 24, 2021 7:07 am An Indian man has been arrested in Andhra Pradesh after shooting a video of his wife hanging herself from a ceiling fan. Even after realising that his wife was serious about her threat to end her life, he not only kept instigating her by shooting the video …
  • Nellore man records wife’s suicide, arrested September 23, 2021 6:52 am By Express News Service NELLORE: A man reportedly recorded his wife’s suicide and sent the video to her relatives. The deceased was identified as Kondamma, 29. The incident took place at JR Peta in Atmakur on Tuesday night. According to reports, …
  • Telangana CM seeks nod for southern part of expressway September 7, 2021 6:22 am Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has requested the Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari to accord permission for the southern part of the proposed 340 km expressway, regional ring road, at an early date as it will enable seamless …
  • Telangana CM seeks Centre's nod for Hyderabad expressway September 6, 2021 5:32 pm (MENAFN - IANS) New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday urged Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari to sanction the southern part of 340 km long expressway around Hyderabad. He also sought some …
  • Rain fury: bride, sister-in-law washed away, boy missing August 31, 2021 7:43 am As many as seven persons died in separate rain-related incidents in different parts of the State since Sunday night. Most of the victims were swept in flash floods due to heavy rains in Vikarabad, Yadadri-Bhuvanagiri and Hanumakonda districts. Tragedy …
  • Kulluru codes get ‘pacha poga’-like glitter during lockdown August 31, 2021 3:20 am Express News Service NELLORE:  A ‘yedamai’ and his ‘irusu’ shopping for ‘pacha poga’ may not make sense to many in Andhra Pradesh, unless one among the 5,500-strong population of the small Nellore village, Kulluru, decoded the terms. The words would have …
  • Downpour in Rayalaseema, more rains likely August 23, 2021 4:35 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Several parts of Rayalaseema region, especially Chittoor district, received moderate to heavy rains on Sunday. Tanakala in Anantapur district received 8.9 cm of rainfall, followed by Chandragiri 6.6 cm and Tirupati 6.1 …
  • COVID TIME: Teacher couple who owned school ends life due to mounting debt August 18, 2021 3:29 am Kurnool: Corona spread in the past two years and its effect on the businesses were deadly and a teacher couple in this region was among its latest victims. The couple found it hard to run the school they founded as it stopped getting fees from students and …
  • Making YouTube videos changed her life overnight August 8, 2021 5:59 am Express News Service NELLORE:  Life took a sudden turn two years ago for 30-year-old visually challenged Boddu Naga Lakshmi, when she began making YouTube videos. From a stage where she was dependent on her social security pension, she ascended to a point …
  • Devil Fish spotted in Telangana's Jagtial August 7, 2021 4:59 am By Express News Service JAGTIAL : The residents of Atmakur village in Metpalli mandal were taken by surprise when a fisherman, Rajanarsu, found a rare variety of fish from a local tank in the area, on Friday. On learning about the big catch, his neigbours …
  • Rains throw life out of gear in Kurnool district July 22, 2021 7:23 pm KURNOOL: Life was thrown out of gear in Kurnool district as incessant rains lashed Nandyal, Adoni and Kurnool divisions on Thursday. Allagadda received eight centimetres of rain followed by Mahananfi, Atmakur with lesser levels. All canals were flowing to …
  • Rain wreaks havoc in Kurnool district July 18, 2021 7:00 pm KURNOOL: Heavy rains that have been pouring continuously in the district for the past two days have resulted in rainwater entering houses in several villages and low-lying areas in Allagadda, Nandyal and Adoni towns. Local rivers, irrigation tanks and …
  • Drones make police spend sleepless nights at Srisailam July 7, 2021 7:04 am Kurnool: Kurnool police are literally star gazing during night times at Srisailam since July 1 when people reportedly saw some drone over Sri Bramaramba Mallikarjuna Swamy and the nearby Nallamala forests. They are yet clueless as to who is flying the …
  • Drone over Srisailam town still a mystery July 7, 2021 5:47 am By Express News Service KURNOOL: The mystery shrouding the hovering of a drone over Srisailam and Nallamalla forest continues to haunt as there is no headway in the case even as police launched door-to-door searches in the temple town and nearby areas. Two …
  • 63 ward volunteers ousted for reluctance to take Covid vaccination in Andhra July 4, 2021 6:11 am By Express News Service KURNOOL: With several reminders and even warnings to secretariat staff to get themselves vaccinated going unheeded, the Atmakur civic authorities have cracked the whip on those who are reluctant to take Covid jab. Municipal …
  • Mutton shop named after Sonu Sood in Telangana; actor has the perfect reaction May 30, 2021 7:45 pm Yet again, Sonu Sood bids adieu to 2000 migrants Bollywood actor Sonu Sood on Sunday reacted to a news piece saying a mutton shop has been named after him. Sonu reacted to a news video in Telugu which says a mutton shop has been named after him in …
  • A woman ties rakhi to Sonu Sood, the actor requests her not to touch his feet May 27, 2021 7:15 am Bollywood actor Sonu Sood has emerged as a superhero during Covid-19 times. He has stepped out to help thousands who have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic. In the past few months, Sonu Sood and his team have been working day in and day out to help …
  • Sonu Sood requests fans to save milk for someone needy and not waste in his honour May 25, 2021 1:14 pm As Sonu Sood's fans continue to pour milk on the actor's photo to honour him for his work during the novel coronavirus pandemic, he has requested them to save it for someone needy. The actor took to Twitter to urge fans to give the milk to …
  • Sonu Sood is feeling helpless as he couldn't save a patient, says hard to face family May 24, 2021 8:37 am Sonu Sood, who has been helping families affected by Covid-19, is feeling helpless. The actor took to Twitter after he couldn't save the life of a Covid patient. He wrote that facing the family of the patient is hard as he had promised them that he …
  • Sonu Sood says he ‘feels helpless’ as he loses patients to Covid-19 May 24, 2021 7:32 am It is not wrong to say that Sonu Sood has become a messiah for people in need who are battling Covid-19. The actor has been constantly helping people during the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic. However, it is not as easy as it seems. On Sunday …
  • Sonu Sood plans O2 plants at Kurnool, Atmakur May 23, 2021 11:46 am  In a tweet, Sood said: “very happy to announce that the first set of my oxygen plants will be set up Kurnool Government Hospital and one at District hospital, Atmakur in Nellore district, in the month of June." — By arrangement KURNOOL:  Film actor- …
  • Sonu Sood to set up oxygen plants in two Andhra Pradesh hospitals, announces plans for more states May 23, 2021 7:46 am Sonu Sood has announced that the first set of oxygen plants funded by him will be established at two hospitals in Nellore, Andhra Pradesh. The hospitals where the plants will be set up are Kurnool Government Hospital and District Hospital. Sood added that …
  • Sonu Sood to set up oxygen plants at Kurnool and Nellore hospitals in June May 23, 2021 4:21 am Sonu Sood took to Twitter on May 22 to announce that he and his team are working towards setting up an oxygen plants in Andhra Pradesh’s Kurnool and Nellore. The actor emphasised that they will set up more oxygen plants in states that need them, …
  • Bollywood: Sonu Sood to set up oxygen plants in... May 22, 2021 6:50 pm Actor Sonu Sood took to social media on Saturday to announce that he would be setting up a couple of oxygen plants in Andhra Pradesh in June. "Very happy to announce that the first set of my oxygen plants will be set up at Kurnool Government Hospital …
  • Bollywood Actor Sonu Sood Announces Oxygen Plants In Andhra Pradesh May 22, 2021 4:25 pm Bollywood Actor Sonu Sood on May 22 took to social media to announce that he would be setting up a couple of oxygen plants in Andhra Pradesh in June. “Very happy to announce that the first set of my oxygen plants will be set up at Kurnool Government …
  • Sonu Sood to set up his first set of oxygen plants in Andhra Pradesh May 22, 2021 12:17 pm By ANI NEW DELHI: Bollywood star and philanthropist Sonu Sood, who has been trying to help as many people as possible amid the raging second COVID-19 wave, had ordered oxygen plants, and these plants would now be installed at hospitals in different states. …
  • Sonu Sood announces oxygen plants in Andhra Pradesh May 22, 2021 11:18 am Actor Sonu Sood took to social media on Saturday to announce that he would be setting up a couple of oxygen plants in Andhra Pradesh in June. “Very happy to announce that the first set of my oxygen plants will be set up at Kurnool Government Hospital and …
  • People sans masks thrown behind bars, villagers complain it is excessive use of law May 21, 2021 1:31 am Kurnool: Police are trying to instill fear among villagers by filing cases and taking them into custody for not wearing masks in Atmakur division. It is a disproportionate punishment, allege villagers. The police threatened to slap more cases on Nehru …
  • 5 arrested for killing farmer May 19, 2021 11:46 pm Hyderabad: Valigonda police arrested five persons in the case relating to the murder of a 40-year-old farmer on the evening of May 17. The victim, Elimineti Venkat Reddy, a farmer from Chittiponibavi village in Valigonda mandal of Yadadri Bhivanagiri …
  • 3 killed, 4 injured in gas leak at factory in Vinjamur May 12, 2021 1:01 am Nellore: Three persons died and 4 others took seriously ill following leakage of gas at Venkata Narayana Active Ingredients Private Limited, formerly Nutra Specialities Private Limited, at Chandrapadia village in Vinjamur mandal in the district in the …
  • Parla roosters command a hefty premium May 9, 2021 4:21 am If you have saved up enough money to buy a bike or a brand new smartphone, you have enough money to buy a Parla rooster. Rajanagaram village, adjacent to Wanaparthy town, is home to a 72-year-old farmer selling cocks and hens for up to ₹ 60,000 each, …
  • Nellore district gets 2,200 Remdesivir vials from two pharma companies April 24, 2021 5:23 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Nellore district got 2,200 Remdesivir vials, thanks to the initiative taken up by Industries and Commerce Minister Mekapati Goutham Reddy who spoke to the representatives of Dr Reddy’s Laboratories and Hetero Pharma to …
  • Andhra Pradesh minister Goutham Reddy tests positive for Covid-19 April 24, 2021 1:42 am TIRUPATI: AP industries and IT minister Mekapati Goutham Reddy announced on Friday through Twitter that he has tested positive for novel Coronavirus. “I have mild symptoms & upon testing, my report came as COVID positive. I am taking the required …
  • ‘Tika Utsav’ fails to take off in Anantapur, Kurnool districts as vaccine stocks dry up April 11, 2021 9:02 pm The ‘Tika Utsav’ announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi failed to take off in Anantapur and Kurnool districts due to drying up of the vaccine stocks by April 10 night and delay in the arrival of additional doses from the Centre. Another factor has been …
  • Stray cases of violence as Andhra Pradesh records 60.78% turnout in Parishad polls April 10, 2021 1:02 am Vijayawada: Andhra Pradesh recorded the average poll percentage of 60.78 in the MPTC/ZPTC elections held on Thursday. West Godavari district registered the highest poll percentage at 68.27 while Prakasam the lowest at 51.68. Poll percentages recorded …
  • Four dead, three injured as milk van hits mini truck on Nellore-Mumbai highway March 23, 2021 9:42 am By Express News Service NELLORE: Four persons were killed and three others suffered severe injuries in a road mishap on the Nellore-Mumbai National Highway at Duvvuru village in Sangam mandal of the district on the early morning hours of Tuesday. According …
  • 68 new urban local bodies in Telangana told to apply for Open Defecation Free Plus certification March 22, 2021 2:26 pm By Express News Service HYDERABAD: The Commissioner and Director of Municipal Administration (CDMA) has directed as many as 68 newly constituted Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) to directly apply for Open Defecation Free Plus (ODF+) certification.  As per the new …
  • This Was Then: Doppelgängers and namesakes March 17, 2021 6:34 pm Sign on Chilmark Road, Wiltshire, U.K. — Courtesy Mike Scott Downtown Tisbury, Wiltshire, U.K. — Courtesy Mike Scott Tisbury School, Invercargill, New Zealand. — Courtesy Mary Forsythe/Tisbury School The Black Dog, Chilmark, U.K. — Courtesy Mike Scott …
  • Near clean sweep by YSRCP in municipal polls March 15, 2021 6:08 pm Close to two years after coming to power, the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) handed yet another crushing defeat to the TDP and the BJP-Jana Sena Party alliance by winning all 11 municipal corporations and 69 out of 71 municipalities/nagar panchayats that …
  • 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 …
  • Andhra Pradesh ULB polls: Family members turn political rivals for power, contest against each other March 8, 2021 4:46 pm Express News Service NELLORE/GUNTUR: Elections to the urban local bodies in the State are witnessing some interesting contests. While it is two sisters pitched against each other in Nellore, two close members of a family are fighting from the same ward …
  • YSRC wins two civic bodies in Kurnool district ahead of polls March 4, 2021 9:57 am ANANTAPUR : YSRC is continuing to have an upper hand in municipal polls with TD unable to field its candidates from several municipal wards in various parts of Andhra Pradesh. For example, YSRC has bagged Dhone and Atmakur municipalities in Kurnool …
  • 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 …
  • Nellore businessman scripts success story in aquaculture, helps ryots January 10, 2021 3:56 pm Express News Service NELLORE: Atmakur Veera Raghavachary, a successful businessman in Nellore believes success is a result of overcoming a personal restlessness or motivation. His efforts in aquaculture by way of new inventions for feed supplements and …
  • Huge scam comes to light in Bandi Atmakur mandal February 4, 2020 6:31 am By Express News Service KURNOOL: A scam of at least Rs 400 crore came to light in Bandi Atmakur mandal on Monday after some farmers filed a complaint with the police. The ryots said that they have not been receiving their social security pensions following …
  • Situation in Atmakur peaceful: SP September 16, 2019 7:20 am By Express News Service GUNTUR: Guntur Rural SP R Jayalakshmi on Sunday said permission for Chalo Atmakur agitation on September 18 was not given to the Telugu Desam Party (TDP).  Stating that the situation in the village was peaceful as all rival groups …
  • Atmakur clashes were ‘family feud’, say locals September 14, 2019 6:19 am
  • TDP supremo Naidu to visit Atmakur next week September 12, 2019 3:33 pm
  • Two political groups of Atmakur want to live in peace now September 12, 2019 2:25 am By Express News Service GUNTUR: Atmakur, a small village with a population of 2,700 in Durgi mandal, has hit the headlines, following ‘Chalo Atmakur’ planned by the TDP on Wednesday to protest against the alleged attacks on the party cadre by YSRC …
  • Chalo Atmakur stir: Palnadu victims return home September 11, 2019 1:03 pm
  • Govt can't stop our leaders from joining Chalo Atmakur rally through arrests, says TDP chief Naidu September 11, 2019 12:11 pm
  • Chalo Atmakur rally: TDP MP K Srinivas detained September 11, 2019 5:32 am Amaravati: TDP MP K Srinivas was detained by Andhra Pradesh police on Wednesday from Prakasam Barrage area near Vijayawada. Police detained the TDP MP when he was on his way to party Chief N Chandrababu Naidu’s residence, to participate in “Chalo Atmakur” …
  • Tension prevails in Guntur over ‘Chalo Atmakur’ rally September 11, 2019 2:59 am By Express News Service GUNTUR:  Setting the tone for a showdown with its political rival TDP, the ruling YSRC on Tuesday announced ‘Chalo Atmakur’ rally with the alleged victims of the previous TDP government’s harassment on Wednesday, the day the …
  • AP issues draft gazette notification on 26 districts January 27, 2022 6:02 am Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh government issued a preliminary draft gazette notification to have 26 districts for the state by restructuring the existing 13 districts and creating 13 more districts on Wednesday. It invited objections and suggestions from …
  • Andhra Pradesh to have 26 new districts soon January 25, 2022 9:20 pm Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh government proposes to set up 26 new districts by reorganising the existing 13 districts for administrative convenience and to provide efficient administration. The newly proposed 26 districts and their headquarters include: …
  • Nellore police nab 3 red sanders smugglers, 55 woodcutters January 24, 2022 2:45 am By Express News Service NELLORE: In a major breakthrough, Nellore police nabbed an interstate gang involved in red sanders smuggling after conducting a raid at Budhanam Toll Plaza on Nellore-Chennai highway in Chillakur mandal on Saturday. The police …
  • BJP slams govt. for its ‘anti-Hindu’ stand January 23, 2022 2:40 am It accuses YSRCP of creating communal divide, seeks withdrawal of false cases against cadres Speakers at the ‘Praja Nirasana Sabha’ organised by the BJP here on Saturday criticised the YSRCP government in the State for “being blind to the attacks on the …
  • Inside a long COVID clinic as patient who was 'fit and healthy' can now 'barely do anything' January 22, 2022 7:24 pm "Look at me - I'm shaking," Laura Swarbrick says as she waits for her appointment. Even getting to today's long COVID clinic has been an unbelievable struggle for the 28-year-old. Last summer, Ms Swarbrick was in the Royal Preston …
  • VRO caught accepting Rs 25,000 bribe January 22, 2022 2:17 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Sleuths of Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) caught Mallavolu village revenue officer (VRO) red-handed while accepting A bribe of Rs 25,000 from a complainant near the Tahsildar office in Gudur mandal on Friday. The accused …
  • TDP names new in-charges for 3 nagara panchayats ahead of polls January 8, 2022 7:06 am By Express News Service NELLORE: To strengthen the party and regain voters’ confidence after its defeat in the recent civic body elections, Telugu Desam chief N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday announced party in-charges in light of the likely nagara panchayat …
  • Two transport department officials suspended in illegal registration scam January 6, 2022 8:09 pm Vijayawada: Two employees of the AP Transport department were suspended and the transport and police departments are conducting a detailed investigation in the case of illegal registration of oil tankers. Stern action will follow, state transport …
  • Federal Soft Systems and Magik Mat announce winners of The Top Talented Kids 2021 Awards December 30, 2021 7:27 am Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], December 30 (ANI/SRV): Federal Soft SystemsMagik Mat conducted an event -- Top 10 Talented Kids 2021, where it showcased the talent of young and passionate kids. Kids from 2 to 10 years old (nursery to grade 4) …
  • Man gets 10 years jail for sexually assaulting girl December 25, 2021 7:28 am The Special Court for Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, awarded ten years imprisonment to accused who allegedly sexually assaulted a minor girl in Krishna district. The accused, A. Venkateswara Rao (29), a native of Chinna …
  • Man gets 10-year jail for kidnap & rape of minor December 25, 2021 2:57 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The designated POCSO Court on Friday pronounced ten years jail term and a fine amount of Rs 1,000 for a 29-year-old man for kidnap and rape of a minor girl.  POCSO Court special Judge S Rajani convicted the accused …
  • Bridge work derails Christmas travel plans December 25, 2021 12:10 am By Express News Service VELLORE: Thousands of people’s holiday plans are affected as train services between Chennai, Karnataka, and Kerala, among other places, will remain disrupted on Saturday and Sunday. While 22 express trains have been cancelled, the …
  • ‘Uncertainty over capital issue drove out industries’ December 6, 2021 6:41 am Bureaucrat-turned-politician V.V. Lakshminarayana lent his support to the farmers’ demand for retaining Amaravati as the sole capital of the State as the maha padayatra resumed from Puttamraju Kandriga, near Gudur, in SPSR Nellore district on the 35th day …
  • Rain hampers relief works in Nellore, traffic comes to a halt November 30, 2021 6:55 am There was no respite for people in the riverine mandals of SPSR Nellore, as widespread rains continued to lash different parts of the district on Monday. Vehicular traffic in both the directions on the arterial Chennai-Kolkata road was diverted in view of …
  • Floods cause ₹1,190-crore loss to Nellore November 29, 2021 6:22 am The destruction caused by heavy rains akin to that of a cyclone, says Central team A spell of rains on Sunday brought misery to Nellore which is yet to recover from the flood fury, even as an inter-Ministerial Central team extensively toured the district …
  • Naidu seeks judicial probe into flood fury November 26, 2021 2:59 am Asserting that the disaster caused by the flood in the Rayalaseema districts was a man-made one, TDP national president and former Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday demanded that a judicial probe be done into the entire episode to fix …
  • More buses, trains to Chennai cancelled due to flood November 23, 2021 4:02 am The South Central Railway (SCR) and the Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) have cancelled many bus and train services to Tamil Nadu in view of the damage done to the railway tracks and several breaches developed on the National …
  • Heavy rains in Andhra Pradesh disrupt train services November 21, 2021 10:42 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: Travel plans of thousands of passengers went for a toss as several train services were cancelled on Sunday in the Chennai-Gudur section due to heavy rains in Andhra Pradesh. Tracks between Nellore and Padugupadu of …
  • Andhra floods damage road, rail routes; several trains cancelled [details] November 21, 2021 10:05 pm Bengaluru International Airport flooded after heavy rainfall Several trains were cancelled or diverted while hundreds of vehicles were stranded on Sunday as the main road and rail routes in Andhra Pradesh remained cut off due to floods. Railway authorities …
  • Andhra floods damage road, rail routes, several trains cancelled November 21, 2021 12:00 pm (MENAFN- IANS) Amaravati, Nov 21 (IANS) Several trains were cancelled or diverted while hundreds of vehicles were stranded on Sunday as the main road and rail routes in Andhra Pradesh remained cut off due to floods. Railway authorities announced …
  • Deluge effect: Several areas along Penna river in Nellore district cutoff November 21, 2021 9:45 am By Express News Service NELLORE/KADAPA: Residents of Nellore city and its suburbs, particularly a few villages in Atmakur in Nellore rural divisions along the Penna river are in complete distress as the deluge hasn't receded yet; but continued to …
  • Life thrown out of gear in many parts of Nellore and Chittoor districts November 12, 2021 3:38 am TIRUPATI: Heavy to very heavy rains battered many parts of Chittoor, SPSR Nellore and Prakasam districts on Thursday under the influence of a deep depression system in the Bay of Bengal. With IMD issuing a red alert and forecasting heavy to very heavy …
  • Heavy rains lash Tirupati, Nellore November 12, 2021 3:28 am By Express News Service TIRUPATI/VIJAYAWADA: The temple town of Tirupati and Nellore city bore the brunt of heavy rains that lashed parts of Coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema regions under the impact of depression, which crossed the coast at the north of …
  • Chennai continues to be drenched by torrential rains, trains hit November 11, 2021 11:58 pm By IANS November 11, 2021 11:07 IST Bengaluru International Airport flooded after heavy rainfall Heavy rain continued to lash Chennai on Thursday morning since the previous night due to the depression over southwest Bay of Bengal, which according to the …
  • Heavy rains lash Andhra's Nellore and Chittoor districts under impact of depression in Bay of Bengal November 11, 2021 8:53 am By Express News Service NELLORE/VIJAYAWADA: Under the impact of depression in the Bay of Bengal, heavy rains lashed parts of Nellore and Chittoor district since the early hours of Thursday.  District administrations of Chittoor and Nellore have …
  • South Central Railway signs deal for operation of railway line to Andhra's Krishnapatnam port November 9, 2021 6:45 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The South Central Railway (SCR) has entered into an agreement with Krishnapatnam Railway Company Ltd (KRCL) for operation and maintenance of a new railway line between Krishnapatnam and Obulavaripalli for a distance of …
  • Chennai floods 2021: Train passengers stranded as tracks submerge under water November 8, 2021 5:49 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Thousands of passengers remained stranded at various railway stations in and around the city as over 30 trains were delayed by 60 minutes to three hours after tracks submerged due to heavy rains on Sunday.  As bridges also got …
  • Rains pound Nellore, Tirupati; low-lying colonies inundated November 8, 2021 4:41 am By Express News Service NELLORE: Incessant rains battered Nellore and Tirupati since Saturday night, inundating several low-lying localities in the two cities. The IMD has predicted more rainfall in Nellore and other South Coastal Andhra districts in the …
  • Heavy rains hit normal life in Nellore district November 7, 2021 6:56 pm NELLORE: Normal life was thrown out of gear following heavy rains in SPSR Nellore district from Saturday night. In Nellore city, all the railway underbridges, low-lying areas, and even some thoroughfares turned into cesspools. The railway underpass at …
  • Siddipet collector's disregard for judiciary kicks up row October 27, 2021 8:52 am Hyderabad: In an open defiance of the judiciary, Siddipet collector P. Venkatrama Reddy said he would not honour even the directions of the Supreme Court or the High Court against his decision to ban sale of paddy seeds in the district for the upcoming …
  • Snarl at Pantangi toll plaza as thousands head to Hyderabad after Dasara holidays October 18, 2021 6:20 am By Express News Service HYDERABAD: The Pantangi toll plaza near Choutuppal in Yadadri-Bhuvanagiri district was gridlocked after Dasara holidays this year too. People who had travelled to their native places in Andhra Pradesh for the festival had to wait …
  • Ensure COVID guidelines in Huzurabad: Chief poll officer October 17, 2021 1:23 am Karimnagar: State Chief electoral officer Dr. Shashank Goel on Saturday directed officials to strictly implement Covid guidelines ahead of the October 30 by-elections for the Huzurabad Assembly segment. He inspected polling centres at ZPHS primary school …
  • South Central Railway runs two long haul freight trains to save time, costs, congestion October 10, 2021 1:49 pm Indian Railways successfully operated two long haul freight trains, Trishul and Garuda, for the first time over South Central Railway (SCR) comprising empty open wagons for loading of coal meant for predominantly thermal power stations. “Long haul trains, …
  • To provide effective solution of capacity constraints Indian Railways successfully operates two long haul freight trains October 10, 2021 10:24 am New Delhi [India], October 10 (ANI): To provide a very effective solution to the problem of capacity constraints in critical sections, the Indian Railways successfully operated two long haul freight trains "Trishul" and "Garuda" for the …
  • Indian Railways launch two long-haul freight trains "Trishul" & "Garuda"; address major issues [details] October 10, 2021 10:20 am K'taka Railway Police gets more people-friendly, vigilant; special task force deployed The Indian Railways has launched two long haul freight trains "Trishul" and "Garuda" -- which are twice or multiple times longer than the normal …
  • Railways launch two long haul freight trains 'Trishul', 'Garuda' October 10, 2021 8:12 am The Indian Railways has launched two long haul freight trains "Trishul" and "Garuda" -- which are twice or multiple times longer than the normal composition of freight trains. These long haul trains provide a very effective solution to …
  • Complainant ex-tahsildar booked for Tamminapatnam land scam September 26, 2021 7:34 pm Nellore: Chillakur police on Sunday registered criminal cases against 13 persons, including Chillakur mandal ex-tahsildar Geetha Vani and revenue inspector Siraj for their alleged involvement in the land scam at Tamminapatnam village in Gudur division. It …
  • Gudur and Scarlato- Vermonts climate plan should pursue a just transition - vtdigger.org September 23, 2021 3:18 pm This commentary is by two 350VT volunteer leaders: Divya Gudur, who is a recent Middlebury College graduate and a climate justice youth organizer, and Jesse Scarlato, a Montpelier resident. Both are members of the 350VT Just Transition Campaign team and …
  • Heavy rains throw life out of gear in Telangana September 21, 2021 5:48 am By Express News Service HYDERABAD: After a gap of almost 10 days, heavy rains returned to pound several parts of the State on Monday. While the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad experienced moderate rainfall, heavy rains lashed other parts of the …
  • All set for Amit Shah's public meeting at Nirmal today September 17, 2021 7:34 am HYDERABAD: The state unit of BJP has made grand arrangements for a public meeting at Nirmal on Friday, which will have the presence of union home minister Amit Shah. The public meeting of the saffron party, which has been demanding that Telangana State …
  • Sabari Express, Island Express rescheduled till September 30 due to maintenance work September 15, 2021 11:04 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Two trains - Sabari Express and Island Express- will be delayed till September 30 due to track maintenance. Train No. 07229 Thiruvananthapuram Central – Secunderabad Junction Daily (Sabari) Express Special will …
  • Telangana CM seeks nod for southern part of expressway September 7, 2021 6:22 am Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has requested the Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari to accord permission for the southern part of the proposed 340 km expressway, regional ring road, at an early date as it will enable seamless …
  • KCR calls on Nitin Gadkari to discuss highway projects September 6, 2021 10:08 pm New Delhi: Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao, who is on a visit to Delhi since September 1, met Union minister for road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari on Monday and sought clearances and funds for various road and highway projects in Telangana …
  • Telangana CM seeks Centre's nod for Hyderabad expressway September 6, 2021 5:32 pm (MENAFN - IANS) New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday urged Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari to sanction the southern part of 340 km long expressway around Hyderabad. He also sought some …
  • BJP leader Gudur Narayana Reddy demands IT-experts committee to fix Dharani glitches September 4, 2021 6:43 pm
  • Working from home, Nellore techie couple reaps farm profits August 30, 2021 2:36 am Express News Service NELLORE: Making use of work from home option during Covid-19, a techie couple has taken up farming at Regadapalle in Daggavolu panchayat of Dakkili mandal and started reaping good profits, besides becoming role models for young ryots. …
  • Chennai Division of Southern Railway adds a new shed near Tada in AP August 28, 2021 4:05 pm Doravarichattram near Tada in Andhra Pradesh (AP) has become a new shed in the Chennai Division of Southern Railway. On Saturday, the first rake with 1,092 tonnes of paddy in 21 BCN wagons started for Samalkot in East Godhavari district of AP from …
  • BJP will take up SC cases to the NCSC, says Bandi Sanjay August 20, 2021 5:36 am Telangana BJP president Bandi Sanjay Kumar on Thursday instructed the party cadre to complain to the National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) whenever any incident of atrocities against the SCs come to their notice. Addressing a meeting of the SC …
  • TD and YSRC at loggerheads over illegal mining of gravel in forest areas August 9, 2021 9:47 pm Nellore: Tension prevailed at Kantepalli village in Sarvepalli segment when locals stopped tippers transporting gravel from the neighbouring forest areas during the early hours of Monday. They resorted to the protest when high tension power cables snapped …
  • Upset over delays, Chennai suburban rail passengers disrupt trains August 7, 2021 12:39 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Train services were disrupted on the Chennai-Gudur section for three hours and 35 minutes on Friday, after hundreds of rail passengers picketed the Ponneri railway station, demanding that trains be operated on time. They …
  • Changes in train timings August 6, 2021 1:01 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: To facilitate engineering maintenance, Southern Railway made changes in the operation of trains in Chennai Central - Gudur section between Nayadupeta and Pedapriya stations between 8 am and 12.30 pm on August 10. Train no. …
  • Telangana High Court slams police for power abuse August 3, 2021 5:05 am HYDERABAD: The Telangana High Court on Monday came down heavily on the police personnel over the instances of their power abuse in the state, while dealing with a public interest litigation filed by the Peoples Union for Civil Liberties, seeking a judicial …
  • Motorist dies on the spot after being hit by a car in Vijayawada August 3, 2021 4:41 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A motorist died on the spot after he was hit by a speeding car near Tarakaturu village under Gudur mandal on Monday. The deceased has been identified as Abdul Vullaf (35), a resident of English Palem in Machilipatnam …
  • KCR bypoll sops put TRS MLAs in soup July 31, 2021 7:51 pm HYDERABAD: TRS MLAs are facing a piquant situation due to the 'election strategies' of the party leadership to win bypolls. TRS president and Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao is laying special focus on constituencies going for bypolls by …
  • Flood alert in Godavari, Telangana-Chhattisgarh borders cut off July 23, 2021 11:29 pm HYDERABAD: The Godavari has been swelling at Kaleshwaram in Bhupalpally district following heavy rains and people have been alerted of possible floods by the Central Water Commission (CWC). According to an advisory issued by the commission, water levels …
  • Sub-Inspector, two constables dismissed from Telangana's Adda Gudur police station for death of SC woman July 21, 2021 7:20 am By Express News Service Sub-Inspector of Police and two constables from Adda Gudur Police station in Yadadri Bhongir district have been dismissed from service in connection with the death of an SC woman Mariamma in police custody recently. The axe fell on …
  • Krishna dist gearing up to tackle Covid-19 third wave July 13, 2021 5:16 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In view of a high number of infections during the Covid-19 second wave, the Krishna district administration is gearing up to tackle the possible third wave. The focus would be laid, especially on enhancing oxygen supply, …
  • BTech girl murdered by stalker in Gudur, accused claims innocence July 3, 2021 8:59 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Police unravelled the mystery over the death of 21-year-old P Tejaswini at Gudur on Thursday. Initially, it was reported that she died by suicide. Later, her parents lodged a complaint with the police alleging that she …
  • Jilted lover slashes girl’s throat in Andhra Pradesh July 2, 2021 6:07 pm The police in Andhra Pradesh’s Nellore district are waiting to arrest a hospitalised jilted lover accused of murdering the girl he loved. Venkateshwarlu (30), who works as a software engineer in Bengaluru, slashed the throat of Tejaswini (21), a final year …
  • Adopt villages facing submergence: Gudur June 30, 2021 12:11 am Hyderabad: BJP leader Gudur Narayana Reddy on Tuesday demanded chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao to adopt colonies where rehabilitation is provided to farmers and residents of villages facing submergence from irrigation reservoirs. He said that the CM …
  • Expect monsoon in state in another 2 days, rains will be normal, says IMD June 4, 2021 4:40 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The southwest monsoon, which hit the Kerala coast two days behind schedule on Thursday, is likely to reach Andhra Pradesh in another two days. IMD said the monsoon this year will be normal, and slightly above normal in …
  • Former Chief Secretary of combined Andhra Pradesh S.V. Prasad succumbs to COVID-19 June 1, 2021 7:57 am Former Chief Secretary of the combined Andhra Pradesh S.V. Prasad and his wife passed away here on Tuesday at a private hospital after battling COVID-19. He was admitted to a private hospital along with his wife and children two days ago for treatment. The …
  • Transporting eats up big chunk of Vijayawada division of SCR May 27, 2021 5:29 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Vijayawada Division of SCR has earned Rs 214.47 crore revenue in April, of which it earned Rs 178.99 crore through goods transporting alone, as per DRM P Srinivas. Addressing media persons on Wednesday, he said the …
  • COVID positivity rate 12 per cent in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district May 24, 2021 5:28 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: More than 20,000 persons tested positive for the virus in the district during May, while Test Positivity Rate (TPR) is 12 per cent in the second wave, Collector A Md Imtiaz said.  The TPR was 5.3 per cent during Covid-19 …
  • Allow food delivery: BJP leader Gudur May 24, 2021 1:22 am Hyderabad: State BJP leader Gudur Narayana Reddy urged the state government to allow food delivery boys to deliver food to people. He said that stopping food delivery would leave thousands starving. “Persons living alone, the elderly, IT employees and many …
  • Active cases cross 39,000-mark in South Coastal Andhra May 19, 2021 7:39 am At least 14 more patients succumbed to the viral infection in a span of 24 hours in South Coastal Andhra. However, there was some respite as fresh cases came down to 2,036 in the region on Tuesday. The toll rose to 1,443 in the region with nine patients in …
  • How effective is plasma therapy? Not a magic cure, say docs May 15, 2021 11:26 pm Hyderabad: How effective is convalescent plasma therapy in Covid-19 management? While researchers say there is no significant difference, city doctors treating Covid-19 patients expressed mixed opinions. Some doctors said it is useful only in the first …
  • Farmers in AP thank CM Jagan after getting Rythu Bharosa money May 13, 2021 7:39 pm Kurnool: Farmers in the district expressed delight after Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy released cash assistance into their accounts under the YSR Rythu Bharosa-PM Kisan Scheme on Thursday. An amount of Rs. 275.23 crore was released and it will …
  • A look inside Middlebury’s activist culture May 13, 2021 10:17 am Van Barth Students marched in September after it was announced that the police officers who shot and killed Breonna Taylor would not be charged with her death. Activists at Middlebury have spent the last year creating mutual aid networks, educating peers …
  • Oxygen Express and ‘Oxygen Bus’: A story of vehicles breathing life into Covid patients May 13, 2021 12:21 am By Express News Service CHENNAI/TIRUPPUR: Oxygen on wheels is the new reality. As the State would receive its first Oxygen Express carrying Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) at Tiruvallur station from Rourkela on May 16, CII-Young Indians have teamed up with …
  • Gudur youngsters emerge as unseen warriors of Covid   May 9, 2021 5:55 am Express News Service NELLORE: A group of youngsters from Gudur town of Nellore district has set an example by conducting the last rites of Covid-19 victims. Members of Eidgah Youth Association (EYA)  decided to work against the social stigma in April last …
  • Hand of good: NGOs, organisations, volunteers across India rise to challenge in all-out battle against COVID-19 May 8, 2021 3:40 am By Express News Service Despite challenges in these desperate times, many NGOs, organisations and volunteers are actively engaged in helping those in need by providing food, shelter, running errands, animal care...you name it. These selfless bunch of …
  • Donors hesitant as patients scramble for plasma May 6, 2021 2:16 am Families are hesitant to send donors to hospitals. Even if they don’t fall sick, they may become a carrier and transmit to others in the familyHYDERABAD: With the active Covid-19 case load in the state increasing at a rapid pace, a large number of patients …
  • G. Narayana, an 'icon of hope' for plasma April 27, 2021 9:38 am Hyderabad: Cometh the hour, rises a leader.  The ever-increasing Covid-19 cases, particularly those requiring hospitalisation with severe symptoms, has driven up the demand and scale of requests for plasma donors. Gudur Narayana Reddy, himself a Corona …
  • Prices of Nellore lemon decrease due to Covid curbs in Delhi, Maha April 24, 2021 5:23 am By Express News Service NELLORE: Lockdown restrictions in Delhi and Maharashtra have affected the prices of Nellore lemon. The prices have fallen drastically to `30 per kg from `110 per kg in the last two days. Seems like the surge in Covid-19 positive …
  • Commuters upset as 160 suburban services axed April 23, 2021 1:24 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: The railways decision to cancel 160 suburban services from Thursday has put thousands of passengers in hardship. While the State government imposed travel restrictions between 10 pm and 4 am since Tuesday, the railways move …
  • Gudur Narayana Reddy vows to strive hard to strengthen BJP in TS February 27, 2021 12:04 pm Hyderabad: BJP state senior leader Gudur Narayana Reddy said that he will strive hard to strengthen BJP in Telangana state. He was speaking after celebrating his 59th birthday at Bhudan Pochampalli on Friday among the weaver community in the presence of …
  • Telangana: Gudur Narayan Reddy quits Congress, joins BJP December 8, 2020 6:18 am
  • Farmers are waiting to defeat the TRS in Dubbak bypoll: Gudur Narayana Reddy October 29, 2020 2:20 am
  • Publish the list of frontline warriors who died of Covid-19 and help their families: Gudur Narayana Reddy September 19, 2020 4:04 pm
  • Gudur Narayana Reddy of Congress demands white paper on status of TRS' two-BHK housing promise August 26, 2020 2:31 am
  • Gudur Narayana Reddy offers to set up plasma bank August 18, 2020 4:04 pm Gudur Narayana Reddy, TPCC treasurer and the president of Telangana Plasma Donors Association.HYDERABAD: Telangana Congress treasurer Gudur Narayana Reddy, who is also the president of Telangana Plasma Donors Association, on Tuesday offered to set up a …
  • T playing with docs’ lives, says Gudur June 7, 2020 12:48 am Hyderabad: Telangana Congress treasurer Gudur Narayana Reddy on Saturday alleged that chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao is playing with the lives of Covid-19 frontline warriors such as doctors, nurses, medical staff, police personnel, among others. “ …
  • Tainted Gudur tahsildar still absconding  November 28, 2019 3:02 am By Express News Service KURNOOL: The tainted Gudur tahsildar, Shaik Haseena Bee, who has been on the run for the past 20 days, has not yet been traced either by ACB or revenue officials. District Collector G Veerapandian issued an order suspending Haseena …
  • Gudur tahsildar caught in ACB net, accomplice held November 9, 2019 2:42 am By Express News Service KURNOOL: The sleuths of Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) arrested a private person sent by a woman tahsildar to collect a bribe of Rs 4 lakh from a farmer at Panyam bus stop on Thursday evening. After D Suresh (farmer) complained to the …
  • TRS neglected roads to open doors for privatisation: Gudur September 26, 2019 12:56 am
  • Gudur-Vijayawada Intercity Express launch postponed August 25, 2019 5:55 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The introduction of new intercity superfast train service between Gudur and Vijayawada from Sunday onwards was postponed. Train No. 12743/12744 Gudur-Vijayawada-Gudur Intercity Superfast Express was supposed to be …
  • Gudur-Vijayawada Express from August 25 August 24, 2019 5:08 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   The new Intercity Express service between Gudur and Vijayawada is going to start from August 25, which will be flagged off by Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu in the presence of Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal and …
  • Cong gave tough fight to TRS: Gudur June 4, 2019 10:52 pm
  • Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao must fulfil poll promises: Gudur Narayana Reddy June 3, 2019 2:33 pm
  • No Modi wave, Congress win certain: Gudur Narayana Reddy May 22, 2019 2:50 am
  • No Modi wave, Cong win certain: Gudur May 21, 2019 11:51 pm
  • Rahul Gandhi will unveil outline of Congress manifesto today: Gudur April 1, 2019 5:13 pm Category: Hyderabad Posted by Sameer Published: Apr 01, 2019, 10:45 am IST Updated: Apr 01, 2019, 10:45 am IST Hyderabad: Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) Treasurer Gudur Narayana Reddy informed that Congress president Rahul Gandhi would unveil …
  • Gudur alleges there was No Democratic Rule in State March 12, 2019 8:21 pm Category: Hyderabad, Telangana Posted by Md Aslam Hussain Published: Mar 13, 2019, 1:13 am IST Updated: Mar 13, 2019, 1:13 am IST Hyderabad: Congress party’s MLC candidate G. Narayana Reddy on Tuesday turned emotional and alleged that the ruling party …
  • Gudur slams KTR for defending MLAs’ defection March 7, 2019 5:30 pm Category: Hyderabad, Telangana Posted by Md Aslam Hussain Published: Mar 04, 2019, 11:25 pm IST Updated: Mar 04, 2019, 11:25 pm IST Hyderabad: Congress candidate in MLC polls and TPCC Treasurer Gudur Narayana Reddy has strongly condemned TRS Working …
  • Gudur Narayana Reddy on sticky wicket as TRS preys on Congress MLAs March 4, 2019 6:33 am Express News Service HYDERABAD: TPCC treasurer Gudur Narayana Reddy is in an unenviable situation with TRS trying to spirit away more number of Congress legislators, making his election to the Telangana Legislative Council under MLAs quota, dicey. For …
  • Modi, KCR must learn to follow rule book: Gudur January 9, 2019 7:24 pm Posted by Md Aslam Hussain on Jan 09, 2019, 11:00 PM IST Hyderabad Hyderabad: Congress senior leader and TPCC Treasurer Gudur Narayana Reddy said the Supreme Court order reinstating CBI Director Alok Verma is a direct indictment of Prime Minister Narender …
  • KCR intruding into other CMs houses as uninvited guest: Gudur December 28, 2018 9:58 pm Hyderabad: Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) Treasurer Gudur Narayana Reddy on Wednesday alleged that Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar was intruding into the houses of other Chief Ministers as ‘uninvited guest’ on the pretext of holding talks on …
  • Five injured as speeding car rams into shop in Gudur December 10, 2018 2:21 am By Express News Service NELLORE: At least five people were injured, including a 13-year-old boy, after a speeding car rammed into a shop, which was situated beside Hospital Road in Gudur of Nellore district. The incident took place on Sunday afternoon when …
  • Forgive Me, Telangana Techie Madhukar Reddy Gudur Texted Mother Before Seattle Suicide: Report April 5, 2017 8:03 am Hyderabad:  A techie from Telangana working in Seattle for seven years has been found dead in his house. Madhukar Reddy Gudur, 37, was married and has a young daughter.   His parents, who live in Bhongir, nearly 50 kms from the capital of Hyderabad, were …
  • AP issues draft gazette notification on 26 districts January 27, 2022 6:02 am Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh government issued a preliminary draft gazette notification to have 26 districts for the state by restructuring the existing 13 districts and creating 13 more districts on Wednesday. It invited objections and suggestions from …
  • Andhra Pradesh to have 26 new districts soon January 25, 2022 9:20 pm Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh government proposes to set up 26 new districts by reorganising the existing 13 districts for administrative convenience and to provide efficient administration. The newly proposed 26 districts and their headquarters include: …
  • From mercenaries to citizens: how the Nubians gained acceptance in Uganda January 12, 2022 2:57 pm It’s been well over a century since the Nubian people arrived in Uganda from what was then Sudan, as the armed enforcers of the British colonial government. Over time, the new arrivals assimilated individuals from different ethnic backgrounds within Uganda …
  • Now, you can apply for plots in Andhra Pradesh smart townships January 12, 2022 1:04 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy formally launched the website of Jagananna Smart Townships at his camp office at Tadepalli on Tuesday. It will accept applications for layouts in Dharmavaram of Anantapur, Mangalagiri …
  • Jagananna Smart Township to fulfil dreams of middle classes January 12, 2022 12:18 am VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy said that the government aims to ensure that every poor person has a home and the dream of owning a house for middle-class people will be fulfilled through the Jagananna Smart Township scheme. The Chief …
  • Actress Esha Chawla tests positive for Covid-19 January 10, 2022 9:55 am Esha Chawla, the beauty of such films as 'Prema Kavali', 'Srimannarayana' and 'Poola Rangadu', is in the news over Covid-19. The talented actress has tested positive for the virus and is currently taking rest at home. She is …
  • TDP names new in-charges for 3 nagara panchayats ahead of polls January 8, 2022 7:06 am By Express News Service NELLORE: To strengthen the party and regain voters’ confidence after its defeat in the recent civic body elections, Telugu Desam chief N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday announced party in-charges in light of the likely nagara panchayat …
  • Prasarabharathi destroyed Amruthavarshini – Urging immediate intervention of Honourable PM to revive Amruthavarshini and not merge with Ragam December 28, 2021 9:48 am While on the one hand, the Government of India  is emphasising on maintaining, preserving, sustaining and promoting the Indian culture, tradition, most appropriately represented by the Indian classical music, on the other hand, Prasarabharathi, has …
  • Cops arrest six, recover Rs 1.33 cr cash December 21, 2021 3:12 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Police on Monday arrested six persons and recovered Rs 1.33 crore cash. Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP-II, Law and Order) K Babu Rao said accused Gandikota Phanindra, 24, used to work in the complainant Goli Radha …
  • Year-Ender 2021: From Puneeth Rajkumar To Chithra, Celebrities South Film Industries Lost in 2021 December 21, 2021 12:06 am The year 2021 was tough for many movie lovers as they lost their idols and celebrated celebrities from South India's film industries. Popular actors, filmmakers and writers, who have contributed to Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada language films, …
  • Common man suffering the most due to essential commodities price rise: Congress December 18, 2021 9:45 pm AICC general secretary and MP Digvijaya Singh, Telangana Congress president A Revanth Reddy and other Congress leaders participated in a 20-km pada yatra and later addressed a public meeting organised to protest rising prices of essential commodities. …
  • Ahead of showdown, several people in Tirupati bat for Andhra Pradesh's three-capital plan December 17, 2021 5:58 am Express News Service TIRUPATI: While the Amaravati JAC leaders and Rayalaseema Intellectual's Forum are planning a showdown in the temple town on Friday and Saturday, respectively, there has been a mixed response among the public on the issue. Majority …
  • Harlem Globetrotters visit Sandy Springs school December 11, 2021 2:20 pm From left, Torch George (Harlem Globetrotters), Debbi Scarborough (founder and head of school of Cumberland Academy), Eddie Lee Wilkins (former Hawks player) and Moose Weekes (Harlem Globetrotters). (Photos courtesy of Cumberland Academy of Georgia) The …
  • Telugu film lyricist ‘Sirivennela’ Seetharama Sastry passes away December 1, 2021 1:08 am Award-winning Telugu lyricist and Padma Shri awardee ‘Sirivennela’ Seetharama Sastry passed away on November 30 evening due to lung cancer-related complications. He was 66. A medical bulletin issued by the KIMS Hospital said that he passed away at 4.07 p.m …
  • Legendary Telugu lyricist Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry passes away November 30, 2021 1:48 pm Telugu lyricist Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry passed away on Tuesday in Secunderabad following lung cancer related complications. He breathed his last in KIMS hospital. A medical bulletin read, “Noted Tollywood lyricist Sri Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry …
  • Who was Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry; The Telugu Lyricist Died at 66 on Tuesday November 30, 2021 11:58 am Symptoms of Omicron Variant "Very Mild", Different from Delta Well-known Telugu lyricist Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry passed away at a private hospital on Tuesday, November 30. He was aged 66 and survived by his wife and two sons. Sirivennela …
  • Telugu lyricist Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry hospitalised November 30, 2021 9:16 am Renowned Telugu lyricist Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry has been diagnosed with pneumonia and admitted to the ICU of KIMS Hospital in Secunderabad. On Monday, the hospital released a health bulletin. “Noted Tollywood lyricist Sri Sirivennela Seetharama …
  • Amaravati farmers to continue stir November 23, 2021 4:02 am Notwithstanding the decision of the Andhra Pradesh government to drop the move of setting up three capitals, the farmers from Amaravati who are on the ‘maha padayatra’ said that they would continue their stir with the demand of retaining Amaravati as the …
  • Railway helpline opened for stranded passengers November 22, 2021 2:09 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Vijayawada division of the South Central Railway (SCR) is geared up to meet the requirements of stranded passengers in view of heavy rains in Nellore-Padugupadu section resulting in cancellation and diversion of several …
  • BJP supports demand for Amaravati as capital of Andhra Pradesh November 21, 2021 9:50 am Vijayawada: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader YS Chowdary on Sunday said that his party supports the demand of declaring Amravati as the capital city of Andhra Pradesh. "On behalf of BJP, we have passed a resolution for supporting Amravati as …
  • Highlight on heritage: New book on Hampi aims to demystify stories around the historical site November 14, 2021 8:48 pm Express News Service BENGALURU: It was in 1960 that Vasundhara Kavali Filliozat visited Hampi as a student of Karnataka University, Dharwad, as part of a study tour. Little did she know that Hampi would turn out to be her ‘first love’ and in turn a window …
  • Wet spell resumes in South Coastal Andhra November 14, 2021 5:44 am After a brief lull, South Coastal Andhra Pradesh experienced light to moderate showers as the northeast monsoon turned active on Saturday. A fresh weather system, developed in the Andaman sea, is likely to become a depression as it comes closer to the …
  • Life thrown out of gear in many parts of Nellore and Chittoor districts November 12, 2021 3:38 am TIRUPATI: Heavy to very heavy rains battered many parts of Chittoor, SPSR Nellore and Prakasam districts on Thursday under the influence of a deep depression system in the Bay of Bengal. With IMD issuing a red alert and forecasting heavy to very heavy …
  • Heavy rains lash Tirupati, Nellore November 12, 2021 3:28 am By Express News Service TIRUPATI/VIJAYAWADA: The temple town of Tirupati and Nellore city bore the brunt of heavy rains that lashed parts of Coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema regions under the impact of depression, which crossed the coast at the north of …
  • Tamil Nadu rain updates | Northern, delta districts brace for intense rain today November 11, 2021 3:39 pm The Met Department withdrew red alert for eight districts — Chennai, Tiruvallur, Ranipet, Vellore, Salem, Kallakurichi, Tirupattur and Tiruvannamalai — on November 11 as the depression which caused extremely heavy rainfall to most places in Tamil Nadu …
  • Heavy rains lash Andhra's Nellore and Chittoor districts under impact of depression in Bay of Bengal November 11, 2021 8:53 am By Express News Service NELLORE/VIJAYAWADA: Under the impact of depression in the Bay of Bengal, heavy rains lashed parts of Nellore and Chittoor district since the early hours of Thursday.  District administrations of Chittoor and Nellore have …
  • Rains pound Nellore, Tirupati; low-lying colonies inundated November 8, 2021 4:41 am By Express News Service NELLORE: Incessant rains battered Nellore and Tirupati since Saturday night, inundating several low-lying localities in the two cities. The IMD has predicted more rainfall in Nellore and other South Coastal Andhra districts in the …
  • Heavy rains hit normal life in Nellore district November 7, 2021 6:56 pm NELLORE: Normal life was thrown out of gear following heavy rains in SPSR Nellore district from Saturday night. In Nellore city, all the railway underbridges, low-lying areas, and even some thoroughfares turned into cesspools. The railway underpass at …
  • Kavali bids farewell to landslip victims October 19, 2021 3:27 am Hundreds of people poured into St. Mary’s church at Kavali to bid farewell to all the six members of Ottalunkal family, who were killed in a landslip that ravaged much of the village, nestled in the foothills of the Western Ghats. The pall of gloom that …
  • Rains: Death toll in Kerala rises to 22 October 18, 2021 1:21 pm The death toll in incidents related to heavy rains, including landslides and flash floods in Kerala rose to 22 on Sunday while Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered assistance to the southern state to tackle the situation. Twenty two bodies, 13 from …
  • Rain death toll at 27; Kottayam, Idukki hit hard October 17, 2021 7:53 pm The death toll in rain-related incidents in Kerala rose to 27 on October 17, with the recovery of more bodies from the landslip-ravaged areas of Kottayam and Idukki districts. While the State experienced a marked reduction in rainfall activity on October …
  • Military conducts rescue missions as heavy rains... October 17, 2021 9:52 am Army personnel on Sunday commenced rescue operations in Kavali in Kottayam district of Kerala state in India for people trapped under debris of a landslide, defence officials said today. Navy Chopper with relief materials already airborne from INS Garuda …
  • Kerala Floods LIVE: Death toll reaches 15; rescue ops underway amid heavy rains, landslides October 17, 2021 8:42 am Oct 17, 2021 1:45 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra Kerala Floods LIVE: River water enters houses Water from the overflowing Pampa river enters nearby houses Oct 17, 2021 1:25 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra Kerala Floods LIVE: Death toll rises to 15 The …
  • Kerala Rains: Army conducts rescue operations in Kavali, Kottayam October 17, 2021 8:39 am Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], October 17 (ANI): Army personnel on Sunday commenced rescue operations in Kavali in Kottayam district of Kerala for people trapped under debis of a landslide, defence officials said today. Navy Chopper with relief …
  • Kerala rains: Death toll mounted to 21 October 17, 2021 6:40 am IMD predicted the intense spell of rainfall activity over Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu and Puducherry is likely to reduce from today Kottayam/Idukki: The death toll due to the heavy rains and landslides in Kerala mounted to 21, according to the …
  • Rain havoc leaves 8 dead in Kerala; Army called out October 17, 2021 4:32 am Torrential rain pummelled southern and central Kerala districts throughout Saturday, triggering landslips and floods which left eight dead and wreaked havoc across Pathanamthitta, Kottayam and Idukki districts. Heavy rainfall, accompanied by thunderstorms …
  • Rain, landslides wreak havoc in Idukki, Kottayam October 17, 2021 12:25 am By Express News Service KOTTAYAM: Three persons of a six-member family were killed and 18 others reportedly went missing as a series of landslides struck the eastern high ranges of Kottayam district and the western part of Idukki district. This is the …
  • Railway projects in AP derail as state govt struggles to meet its share September 28, 2021 5:34 pm Amaravati: The bankrupt Andhra Pradesh government has expressed unwillingness to honour the cost-sharing agreement with the Indian Railways, leading to the derailment of several major rail projects in the state. The state government has categorically told …
  • Hyderabad doctor tops Telangana, AP in Civils September 25, 2021 4:32 am Aspirants from two Telugu states bagged impressive ranks in the Civil Services examinations with P. Srija of Hyderabad securing the 20th rank and topping the two Telugu states. A medical doctor from Osmania Medical College, Srija bagged the rank in her …
  • Disha rape case: 5-kg stone, two sticks found near body of accused, says Tahsildar in his deposition September 22, 2021 4:32 am Express News Service HYDERABAD: The stone alleged to have been used by Jollu Shiva, one of the accused in the rape and murder of a veterinarian at Shadnagar in 2019, during an “encounter” weighed around 5 kg and was 40 cm in size. The stone was found near …
  • VRA contradicts himself on gunshot residue September 22, 2021 4:32 am By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Kavali Mallesh, Village Revenue Assistant (VRA) of Farooqnagar mandal who conducted the scene observation and recovery panchnama, deposed before the SC Commission. The counsel for the Commission questioned him on various …
  • Drugs case: Puri Jagannadh, Tarun receive good news September 18, 2021 12:00 am It's known that star director Puri Jagannadh and actor Tarun were questioned by the SIT in connection with a drugs racket in 2017. Recently, the ED questioned Puri in connection with the same case for several hours in Hyderabad. The news is that, on …
  • Playing a visually impaired was tough: Esha Chawla September 4, 2021 3:24 pm After having made her debut with Prema Kavali in 2011 and worked in South films for a decade, Esha Chawla has signed a Punjabi movie. The actress is glad that she’s finally making her debut in her mother tongue. “Although Punjabi is my mother tongue we …
  • Stamp vendor arrested in fake challans scam August 26, 2021 9:14 pm VIJAYAWADA: The Krishna district police have arrested stamp vendor Ram Dhiraj in the fake challans scam in the Mandavalli sub-registrar office and recovered  Rs 1.02 crore. Krishna district SP Siddhartha Kaushal said Mandavalli joint sub-registrar …
  • On Chiranjeevi’s birthday, 12 of his best songs that made him ‘King of Dance’ August 22, 2021 4:18 am Born Konidela Shiva Shankara Vara Prasad, Chiranjeevi’s success story has spanned over decades. To most of his admirers, he is a megastar, their annayya (elder brother) and Chiru. Despite his stardom, he remains humble and continues to inspire the new …
  • IMD predicts fresh rain spell over Peninsular India from next week August 12, 2021 9:20 am Subdued rainfall conditions may prevail over the plains of northwest India (Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan), adjoining central India and most parts of Peninsular India (outside Tamil Nadu and Kerala), including Maharashtra and Gujarat, till August 15 (Sunday). …
  • Mercury soars to all-time high of 38.6°C in Vizag August 3, 2021 8:26 am Visakhapatnam witnessed an all-time record maximum temperature of 38.6 degrees Celsius in August on Monday, setting an extreme weather event. Several other weather stations across the State also recorded above normal temperature as westerly and south- …
  • Life will never be the same again: Esha Chawla July 24, 2021 3:53 am “My father, mother and three of our domestic staff tested positive for Covid in April. All of them were home quarantined. Since the situation around that time was very bad, we arranged for beds, oxygen concentrators, the entire set up, at home,” says Esha. …
  • Active cases cross 39,000-mark in South Coastal Andhra May 19, 2021 7:39 am At least 14 more patients succumbed to the viral infection in a span of 24 hours in South Coastal Andhra. However, there was some respite as fresh cases came down to 2,036 in the region on Tuesday. The toll rose to 1,443 in the region with nine patients in …
  • 3 killed, 4 injured in gas leak at factory in Vinjamur May 12, 2021 1:01 am Nellore: Three persons died and 4 others took seriously ill following leakage of gas at Venkata Narayana Active Ingredients Private Limited, formerly Nutra Specialities Private Limited, at Chandrapadia village in Vinjamur mandal in the district in the …
  • Pandemic hits revenue of South Central Railway Vijayawada division during 2020-21 April 10, 2021 9:05 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Covid-19 pandemic has hit the revenue of South Central Railway Vijayawada division during 2020-21. A total of Rs 2,494 crore revenue was earned by the division as against Rs 5,000 crore earned during 2019-20.  …
  • Cheque bounce case: Actors Sarathkumar, Radhika sentenced to 1-year RI with penalty of Rs 5 Cr April 8, 2021 7:20 am Car a "public place", mask compulsory even if driving alone: Delhi High Court A special court for cases against MP and MLAs in Chennai convicted actor couple Ramanathan Sarathkumar and Radhika and one more person in a 2018 cheque bounce case and …
  • Heatwave continues to sweep coastal Andhra Pradesh April 2, 2021 1:15 am Visakhapatnam: Heatwave conditions continued in the coastal Andhra Pradesh with the temperature 6º Celsius above normal in some places on Thursday. The IMD said the conditions would continue till Sunday, when thunderstorms were expected to lash the coast …
  • Give reasons for rejecting land papers in writing: Andhra Pradesh HC March 28, 2021 6:11 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The Andhra Pradesh High Court has made it clear that the officials at the sub-registrar offices should mandatorily accept documents from those who approach them for land registration and if there are any objections …
  • Ghat regions of Tamil Nadu witness heavy rain February 21, 2021 2:41 pm Parts of Tamil Nadu received heavy rainfall during the 24 hours ending on Saturday morning with Kothagiri topping the chart with nine cm and Coonoor recording seven cm, while parts of Coastal and South Interior Karnataka and Kerala recorded light to …
  • Intense thunderstorms batter Cuddalore, Puducherry February 21, 2021 2:41 pm The Chennai Regional Meteorological Centre has predicted continued thunderstorm activity for Tamil Nadu and Puducherry across the districts of Cuddalore, Puducherry, Villupuram, Kallakurichi, Nilgiris, Theni, Tirunelveli, Dharmapuri, Krishnagiri, Salem, …
  • Chandrababu Naidu writes to SEC on declaration of results and recounting February 10, 2021 9:16 am The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) National President N Chandrababu Naidu wrote a letter to the State Election Commission (SEC) stating that the results of Gram panchayat elections that were held in seven Gram panchayats in the State in spite of counting. He …
  • Low-cost approach to scanning historic glass plates yields an astronomical surprise February 7, 2021 6:10 am You never know what new discoveries might be hiding in old astronomical observations. For almost a hundred years starting in the late 19th century, emulsion-coated dry glass plate photography was the standard of choice used by large astronomical …
  • Today’s Weather: Cyclone threat off as ‘Burevi’ weakens December 4, 2020 4:49 am Erstwhile cyclone ‘Burevi’ weakened last (Thursday) evening itself into a deep depression, and was waiting to cross the South Tamil Nadu coast even early on Friday morning, which India Meteorological Department (IMD) hopes would take place later in the …
  • Another low pressure area November 28, 2020 4:55 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Though cyclone Nivar has weakened into a well marked low pressure area over South Coastal Andhra Pradesh and adjoining West Central Bay of Bengal, South Coastal districts are still facing heavy rain threat as another low …
  • Two special trains from Tamil Nadu to Mumbai, six pairs of special trains extended till December 31 November 27, 2020 6:02 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: With an increase in passenger patronage, railways introduced two pairs of new trains from Coimbatore and Nagercoil to Mumbai and extended six pairs of special trains till December 31. Two special trains to Mumbai:  The …
  • Nivar weakens; widespread rain likely in next two days over A.P. November 27, 2020 8:47 am The very severe cyclonic storm Nivar moved west and crossed Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts near Puducherry in the early hours of Thursday as a very severe cyclonic storm, with estimated wind speeds of 120-130 km/hr, gusting to 145 km/hr. It …
  • Cyclone Nivar snaps road links in Nellore, Chittoor and Kadapa; farmer washed away November 27, 2020 4:56 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA/NELLORE/CHITTOOR/KADAPA: Heavy rains battered Nellore, Chittoor and Kadapa districts on Thursday under the impact of severe cyclone Nivar, which crossed the coast near Puducherry around 2.30 am. Though there …
  • Weather: ‘Nivar’ weakens but TN can’t lower guards yet November 26, 2020 3:57 pm Erstwhile very severe cyclone ‘Nivar’ that hit the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts during the small hours of Thursday weakened two rounds into a cyclone the same afternoon, and was expected to weaken as a deep depression and further into a depression into …
  • Weather: ‘Nivar’ ratchets up as severe cyclone November 25, 2020 3:49 am Cyclone ‘Nivar’ intensified into a severe cyclone on Tuesday night and lay over the South-West Bay of Bengal about 310 km East-South-East of Cuddalore, about 320 km east South-East of Puducherry and 380 km South-South-East of Chennai. It could intensify …
  • ‘Having no specific image helps an actor’ November 17, 2020 7:32 pm When Aadi Pudipeddi first heard the script of the Telugu film, Jungle, he was instantly hooked on the plotline and the genre. “I have done a film in the horror-comedy genre, but Jungle is a complete horror film, which I had not explored. We stayed true to …
  • Weather: Twin troughs seen driving up rain in South India November 16, 2020 1:18 pm The North-East monsoon received a further leg up with the formation of a secondary trough from the Maldives to the South-East Arabian Sea off the Kerala coast on Monday that joined a prevailing one originating from around the same area as the former, but …
  • Weather | North-East monsoon active over South Peninsula November 15, 2020 12:12 pm Chengalpattu district in Tamil Nadu received the heaviest of rainfall during the 24 hours ending on Sunday morning even as rain and thunderstorms targeted Chennai and adjoining Coastal Andhra Pradesh on Sunday with the North-East monsoon entering an …
  • Weather: TN awaits spell to break jinx on North-East monsoon November 10, 2020 8:25 am The two cyclonic circulations located over either ends of the South Bay of Bengal have prompted the formation of a trough from the Central Bay reaching out towards the coast of Tamil Nadu, seemingly positioned to propel the next spell of rain and break the …
  • Active cases down to 2,338 in south coastal Andhra November 5, 2020 1:11 pm More than 1,500 persons recovered from COVID in south coastal Andhra Pradesh while the death toll also abated in Nellore and Prakasam districts in the last 24 hours. The toll due to the pandemic remained static at 1,060 with Prakasam district accounting …
  • Fake Aadhaar card racket busted, 30 persons held October 29, 2020 4:04 am By Express News Service KURNOOL:  The Kurnool district police on Wednesday busted a fake PAN and Aadhaar card racket and took 30 persons into custody under various police stations limits in the district. The police seized fake cards, seals, computers, …
  • Kinjarapu Atchannaidu appointed as TDP's Andhra Pradesh president by Chandrababu Naidu October 19, 2020 9:33 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Former minister and senior party leader Kinjarapu Atchannaidu is the new state president of the Telugu Desam Party for Andhra Pradesh. Party supremo N Chandrababu Naidu made the appointment on Monday. L Ramana has been …
  • Southern Railway announces 15 special trains to meet Deepavali rush October 18, 2020 10:51 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Southern Railway has announced 15 special trains to meet the rush during the Deepavali season. The Hyderabad - Tambaram daily special will leave Hyderabad at 6. 30 pm from October 20 to November 29 and reach Tambaram at …
  • DMs, DHL and Dolce & Gabbana: Inside the world of personal shoppers October 17, 2020 10:31 am Buying designer goods is a necessarily exclusive enterprise. The entire industry is built around it, and personal shoppers have been around for decades. But with social media ramping up the hype around certain pieces straight off the runway, or the back of …
  • For DRC Community, a Simple Hearse Has Profound Effect September 26, 2020 10:11 am Innovation For DRC Community, a Simple Hearse Has Profound Effect view team Mourners in Kirumba used to carry deceased loved ones to distant burial sites on wooden stretchers or strapped to motorcycles. The arrival of a public hearse helped ease the strain …
  • Takeaway in a COVID-19 world: thoughtful curation and packaging win September 10, 2020 10:53 am In a country still grappling with COVID-19, it may be a while before you can cook for friends gathered at your dining table. The next best thing: ordering meals thoughtfully curated and packed with celebration in mind How do you replace all the drama, …
  • How a Hearse Transformed a DRC Community Dealing With Death August 24, 2020 7:09 am Innovation How a Hearse Transformed a DRC Community Dealing With Death view team Kirumba residents used to carry deceased loved ones to distant cemeteries in coffins strapped to stretchers or on the back of motorcycles. A gifted hearse has eased the burden …
  • Light rainfall likely in Krishna and Guntur August 24, 2020 3:21 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Under the influence of active monsoon, several places in coastal districts, and a few parts of Rayalaseema, experienced light to moderate rains on Sunday. Highest rainfall of 5.97 cm was recorded in Gadivemula of Kurnool …
  • Villagers prevent tourists from visiting beaches due to fear of rising COVID-19 cases August 16, 2020 4:53 am Express News Service NELLORE: With the number of Covid-19 cases surging in coastal mandals, villagers in Nellore district have been prohibiting visitors from going to beaches. The district has an approximately 160 km coastline from Tada to Kavali, and many …
  • Sriharikota hospital sealed after paediatrician, staff test Covid positive August 9, 2020 12:47 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Even as Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC-Shar) has been shut to contain the spread of Covid, a second wave of infection has hit the rocket launch station with four medical staff and a canteen worker at the Satish Dhawan …
  • 13-yr-old sold to brothel by stepbrother, dials 100, saved July 22, 2020 12:15 am Vijayawada: A 13-year-old girl was allegedly sold by her stepbrother to a gang running a prostitution ring at Singarayakonda of Prakasam district in Andhra Pradesh. The incident came to light on Tuesday after the girl was rescued by the police in an …
  • Deepika Padukone to pair up with Prabhas for Nag Ashwin's next film July 19, 2020 8:14 am By IANS MUMBAI: Superstars Prabhas and Deepika Padukone are coming together for director Nag Ashwin's next, which will be a science-fiction film. This is going to be 21st film of Prabhas, who rose to global fame with the "Baahubali" series. …
  • Deepika Padukone to romance Prabhas in Nag Ashwin's next movie, Vyjayanthi Movies confirms July 19, 2020 8:10 am Deepika Padukone and PrabhasSocial media Producer Aswani Dutt, the owner of Vyjayanthi Movies, has made an official announcement about the historic pairing of Prabhas and Deepika Padukone for his next film, which is directed by Nag Ashwin. One always …
  • Exclusive: Inside Jaime Ridge's world - and why she doesn't use the term 'influencer' July 18, 2020 7:08 pm In an exclusive interview, Los Angeles-based Jaime Ridge tells Jane Phare that building a brand around social media is not as easy as it looks in an over-crowded space. It's towards the end of the phone interview that Jaime Dillon Ridge, 26, tells it …
  • Pandemic continues to rattle southern districts in A.P. July 10, 2020 11:32 am The COVID-19 continues to rattle the south coastal Andhra Pradesh as two more persons have died of the virus in Prakasam district while 167 more—110 in Prakasam district and 57 in Nellore district— have been tested positive in the last 24 hours. The toll …
  • Surge in COVID-19 cases continues in Nellore, Prakasam July 3, 2020 7:20 am There was no respite from COVID-19 in south coastal Andhra Pradesh as 112 persons -- 94 in Prakasam district and 18 in SPSR Nellore district -- tested positive for the virus in the last 24 hours. The pandemic spreads rapidly in Ongole which accounted for …
  • Historic home owner bought twice June 30, 2020 5:51 am 267 Main Street, Kangaroo Point is a Brisbane landmark. Silverwells is one of Brisbane’s oldest residential homes. Sitting high above the river at Kangaroo Point its handsome facade – a reflection of a Georgian or Regency-era manor – has gained it many an …
  • Andhra Pradesh has its worst corona day yet June 28, 2020 3:56 am Vijayawada: The coronavirus outbreak in Andhra Pradesh recorded its worst day yet on Saturday. Eleven people died of COVID-19, the highest number of fatalities on a single day so far, and the state also recorded 796 fresh cases of infection, the highest …
  • Relentless rise in COVID-19 cases in Nellore, Prakasam June 27, 2020 3:50 am Coronavirus cases continued to be on the rise in south-coastal Andhra Pradesh as 79 more persons — 47 in Prakasam district and 32 in Nellore district — tested positive in the last 24 hours. Health officials are now worried about a spread of the disease at …
  • Mercury soars, monsoon weak over Andhra June 15, 2020 5:01 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  Southwest monsoon was weak over Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Rayalaseema on Sunday. Temperature across the state increased with Tirupati recording the highest of 39.6 degrees Celsius, while rainfall occurred at …
  • Guest workers, foreign returness worry AP as COVID-19 cases climb June 14, 2020 7:18 am Vijayawada: Andhra Pradesh continues to witness a steady rise in number of Coronavirus cases daily as it recorded 186 fresh cases and two deaths from Krishna on Saturday, taking the total number of cases to 4,588 and the death toll to 82. The state health …
  • Monsoon covers entire AP, heavy rains likely in next two days: IMD June 12, 2020 4:43 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The Southwest Monsoon has advanced into remaining parts of Rayalaseema and the entire Coastal Andhra on Thursday, covering the entire State. Very heavy rainfall occurred at Racherla in Prakasam and at Kavali in …
  • Monsoon likely to enter Andhra in two-three days, says Met department June 7, 2020 4:16 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  The Southwest Monsoon is likely to enter some parts of Rayalaseema and Coastal Andhra in two to three days, according to an IMD report. Rainfall occurred at isolated places in Coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema on …
  • Here's a list of non-COVID-19 hospitals and clinics in Mumbai May 28, 2020 9:08 pm Mumbai is the worst-hit city in India with 33,835 reported COVID-19 cases as of May 27. With the rising number of coronavirus-infected patients, people with other ailments are finding it difficult to find hospitals during an emergency. A non-profit …
  • YSRCP campaign song "Ravali Jagan, Kavali Jagan" crosses 10 million views on YouTube within 3 weeks, claims party March 31, 2019 9:27 am [India}, Mar 31 (ANI): YSR Congress Party's campaign song "Ravali Jagan, Kavali Jagan" has crossed 10 million views on YouTube and is now the most watched political campaign song on the social media site, the party claimed on Sunday. " …
  • YSRC’s ‘Ravali Jagan, Kavali Jagan’ campaign song crosses 10 million views on YouTube March 31, 2019 7:35 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  As the electioneering in the State is reaching its peak for the April 11 elections, the songs of political parties are renting the air and Opposition YSRC’s ‘Ravali Jagan, Kavali Jagan’ campaign song is going viral across …
  • Tough fight likely between TDP and YSRC in Kavali  March 21, 2019 6:01 am By Express News Service NELLORE: Kavali town, which is a centre for wholesale cloth market and also for educational institutions, is going to decide the fate of candidates during these elections. Earlier, Kavali constituency was a stronghold of the …
  • Lord Kavali set to spring trap November 19, 2018 12:11 pm Singjay Lord Kavali is confident he's on the verge of injecting a new sound into the genre: Dancehall-British trap. “My flow is futuristic, light year in the future from what is going on. I lived the British street lifestyle, I lived the hard streets …
  • Mariano De Marinis convicted of sexual assault, yet still employed by Kavali nightclub March 29, 2018 5:13 am Content warning: Rape/sexual assault. It was around -12 degrees out on the night of March 17, when I walked to ByWard Market. I was headed to the club, my makeup done just right, friend in tow. Carrying a sign with the words “Mariano De Marinis is …
  • Centre shelves Kavali plan, Andhra in quest of nuclear plant sites February 3, 2017 5:46 am
  • Andhra Pradesh: Six people killed in road mishap in Chittoor, car catches fire due to oil leak December 6, 2021 4:26 am 6 killed in a fatal road mishap in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor The accident took place when the speeding car took a sudden turn and hit a divider The car caught fire due to the oil leak At least six people died in a fatal accident at Aitepalli in …
  • Naidu seeks judicial probe into flood fury November 26, 2021 2:59 am Asserting that the disaster caused by the flood in the Rayalaseema districts was a man-made one, TDP national president and former Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday demanded that a judicial probe be done into the entire episode to fix …
  • Jindal Steel Andhra to invest ₹7,500 cr for steel plant in AP July 1, 2021 10:34 am The State Investment Promotion Board (SIPB) of Andhra Pradesh has recently approved several investment proposals including a ₹7,500 crore steel plant proposal by Jindal Steel Andhra Limited. The SIPB meet, chaired by Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, …
  • Jindal Steel to set up 2.25 capacity steel plant in Andhra June 30, 2021 12:06 pm The Andhra Pradesh State Investment Promotion Board (SIPM) chaired by Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has allotted 860 acres of land to Jindal Steel Andhra Limited for setting up a steel plant with an investment of Rs 7,500 crore. Slated to come up …
  • SIPB stamp for Rs 7.5K crore Jindal Steel Plant in Nellore June 30, 2021 4:46 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The State Investment Promotion Board (SIPB) has approved investment proposals to the tune of Rs 14,000 crore. The SIPB also approved allotment of 860 acres of land to Jindal Steel Andhra Limited to set up an integrated …
  • Jindal Steel to invest Rs 7,500 crore in Andhra Pradesh June 30, 2021 12:32 am VIJAYAWADA: Several key proposals have been approved at the State Investment Promotion Board (SIPB) meeting chaired by Chief Minister Jaganmohan Reddy here on Tuesday. Among other decisions, the board decided to allot 860 acres of land to Jindal Steels to …
  • 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 …
  • Cabinet accords financial sanction to HNSS project works May 5, 2021 7:37 am Nod for Industrial Electronics Policy; disbursement under Rythu Bharosa on May 13 The State Cabinet, presided over by Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, has given its nod to the A.P. Industrial Electronics Policy and financial sanction to the Handri …
  • Andhra ULB polls: BJP, Jana Sena fail to make a mark March 15, 2021 4:58 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The BJP-Jana Sena alliance, which has been aiming to grow in Andhra Pradesh, drew a blank in most of the municipalities and two of the three municipal corporations. Although Jana Sena emerged a better performer between …
  • Andhra Pradesh government orders CID to probe temple desecration cases January 5, 2021 4:00 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The state government on Monday ordered a CID probe into vandalisation of Rama idol in the ancient Ramatheertham temple and Subrahmanyeswara idol in Vinayaka temple in Rajamahendravaram.  ​“Taking a serious view of the …
  • Andhra CM Jagan accuses Opposition of not sparing temples in bid to gain political mileage January 4, 2021 7:33 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Accusing the Opposition of not even sparing temples and God to gain political mileage, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy appealed to the people to think who stands to benefit by vandalising temples. Addressing the AP …
  • Curtail ‘Guerilla warfare’ by Opposition, CM Jagan Mohan Reddy tells police January 4, 2021 11:57 am Raising his voice for the first time over the Opposition’s unrelenting criticism against the government for the spate of attacks on temples and other Hindu religious structures, Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy dubbed it a form of ‘guerilla warfare’ …
  • Heavy rain likely in Andhra Pradesh's Rayalaseema, other southern coastal districts December 4, 2020 5:09 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: South coastal and Rayalasaeema districts are very likely to experience lightning and heavy rainfall at isolated places on Friday under the influence of cyclonic storm Burevi, according to the Met department.  On Thursday …
  • At last, Kanaka Durga flyover opened in Vijayawada October 17, 2020 4:53 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari and Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy inaugurated and dedicated the Kanaka Durga flyover and Benz Circle Flyover-1 in Vijayawada to the nation on Friday. At …
  • COVID-19 lockdown: MSMEs in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor and Nellore districts hit by migrant crisis June 9, 2020 5:00 am Express News Service CHITTOOR: With a major chunk of the workers having gone back to their home states, micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and other industrial units in Chittoor and Nellore districts are now facing a sever manpower crunch that is …
  • BRIEF-Ultramarine & Pigments Says COVID-19 Crisis To Adversely Affect Profitability In H1 June 1, 2020 10:32 am June 1 (Reuters) - ULTRAMARINE & PIGMENTS Ltd: * COVID-19 CRISIS EXPECTED TO ADVERSELY AFFECT PROFITABILITY DURING H1 * ANTICIPATE 6-9 MTHS DELAY IN COMPLETION OF NAIDUPET SULPHONATION PROJECT Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
  • Fight on to shield rural Andhra Pradesh from coronavirus April 26, 2020 5:38 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  While a majority of Covid-19 patients are from urban areas, positive cases are also emerging from more rural clusters in the state. Seven new rural clusters were added on Saturday, taking their total number to 74 in …
  • 45 toll plazas resume collection April 21, 2020 12:11 am Even as truck owners and political leaders are questioning the commencement of toll collection, 45 toll plazas began working on Monday. Local authorities did not permit operation of the three plazas, explained NHAI sources. S. Selvaraj, a driver who …
  • ODF++ status: Rs 209.81 crore sanctioned for FSTPs in 76 non-Amrut ULBs in Andhra  February 11, 2020 3:00 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State government, in its efforts to achieve ODF++ status, on Monday released Rs 209.81 crore for establishment of Faecal Sludge Treatment Plants (FSTPs) in 76 non-Amrut urban local bodies in the State. The FSTPs will …
  • Three youngsters, celebrating New Year in Nellore, meet watery grave at Tupilipalem Beach January 1, 2020 11:07 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: New Year revelry ended on a tragic note when three persons died after they drowned in sea waters of Nellore district in the early hours of Wednesday. A group of five youngsters from Jeevakonda in Tirupati went to …
  • Trade Centre Of Early Historic Period Found In Andhra Pradesh November 1, 2019 4:07 am The site of Gottiprolu lies on the right bank of a distributary of river Swarnamukhi. New Delhi: Excavation by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) in Gottiprolu, Andhra Pradesh has unearthed a trade centre of early historic period, a statement from …
  • Aurobindo Pharma gets USFDA nod for Guaifenesin generic October 24, 2019 12:35 pm Aurobindo Pharma Limited has received final approval from the US Food & Drug Administration (USFDA) to manufacture Guaifenesin extended-release tablets. Hyderabad-based Aurobindo’s Guaifenesin extended-release tablets are the AB rated generic …
  • Aurobindo Pharma receives USFDA Approval for Guaifenesin Extended-Release Tablets (OTC) October 24, 2019 10:53 am Aurobindo Pharma Limited has received final approval from the US Food & Drug Administration (USFDA) to manufacture Guaifenesin extended-release tablets, 600 mg and 1200 mg (OTC). Aurobindo's Guaifenesin extended-release tablets are the AB rated …
  • Aurobindo Pharma confident of all-round growth in the US market August 6, 2019 11:01 am Drug major Aurobindo Pharma is confident of growth in the key US market despite recent hiccups on the regulatory front. The company said that it expected all-round growth in the US market with a significant expansion in the company's injectables …
  • KCP Ltd returns land to APIIC, defers proposal to set up grinding unit August 2, 2019 4:26 am KCP Ltd has deferred the proposal for setting up of Grinding Unit at Naidupeta, AP. Due to environmental concerns, the company approached the Andhra Pradesh Industrial Infrastructure Corporation Limited (APIIC) for cancellation of allotment of land at …
  • PIME’S Fr Rayarala Vijay Kumar is the new bishop of Srikakulam July 17, 2019 1:48 am The missionary has been involved for years in helping people with Hansen’s disease and spreading the PIME charisma. "I'm happy but at the same time I am a bit afraid,” he said. “I hope I can lead the diocese with God’s help."   Eluru ( …
  • ASI unearths new evidence of Nellore’s maritime history May 11, 2019 3:13 am The discovery of a 40-acre walled enclosure with artefacts at Gottiprolu near Naidupeta in Nellore district has come as a source of major encouragement for archaeologists and historians, who believe the area was a major maritime trade point in ancient days …
  • Srikalahasthi Pipes Ltd announces financial results for Q4, FY2018-19 May 8, 2019 9:17 am The Board of Directors of Srikalahasthi Pipes Limited approved the audited financial results for the quarter and year ended 31st March, 2019 at their meeting held at Chennai on 8th May, 2019. The profit before tax for the quarter ended 31st March was Rs.47 …
  • UNIDO to help Guntur Municipal Corporation improve environs April 26, 2019 5:48 am By Express News Service GUNTUR: A team of United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), New Delhi submitted a project report to Guntur Municipal Corporation (GMC) Commissioner Srikesh B Lathakar on Thursday. The project is aimed at reducing …
  • NHAI looks to complete key project March 22, 2019 12:07 pm The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has prepared a fresh estimate for completing the widening of the Chennai-Tirupati Road, including the formation of a bypass for Tiruvallur. The concessionaire could not finish the ₹571-crore project on the …
  • Aurobindo Pharma expects generic drug sales to increase in US market January 7, 2019 6:57 pm Aurobindo Pharma says it expects to become the second-largest generic drugs entity by prescriptions in America, once it completes the acquisition process involving the dermatology and oral solids business of Sandoz. The Hyderabad-based company is at fifth …
  • Aurobindo Pharma receives USFDA Approval for Potassium Chloride ER Tablets Close December 21, 2018 8:23 am Aurobindo Pharma Limited has received final approval from the US Food & Drug Administration (USFDA) to manufacture and market Potassium Chloride ExtendedRelease tablets, 8 mEq (600 mg) and 10 mEq (750 mg). Potassium Chloride Extended-Release tablets, a …
  • Aurobindo Pharma Ltd (Updated March 2018) December 4, 2018 12:40 pm Aurobindo Pharma Ltd Registered : Plot No. 2, Maitri Vihar, Ameerpet, Hyderabad - 500 038, Telangana Tel: (91-40) 23736370 Fax: (91-40) 2374 7340 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.aurobindo.com Corporate Office: Water Mark Building, Plot No 11, …
  • Kidnapped Chennai bizman rescued, 10 abductors held July 4, 2018 6:08 am CHENNAI: The Chennai city police on Tuesday night rescued a businessman who was kidnapped by a gang on Tuesday morning. The police arrested 10 kidnappers. The kidnappers led by rowdy Vadakarai Sakthi demanded Rs 25 lakh as ransom to release Ganesan, who …
  • Viki to spend ₹30 cr. to raise steel bar capacity June 26, 2018 6:57 pm Viki Industries, the makers of isteel TMT bars, is planning to double production capacity in 18 months and has earmarked ₹30 crore for the purpose. “We will increase our production, as we are running at full capacity,” said G. Gautam Reddy, CEO. “The …
  • Ultramarine & Pigments Ltd updates on new plant at Naidupet, Nellore April 10, 2018 10:57 am Ultramarine & Pigments Ltd has earlier announced the setting up of a plant for manufacture of surfactants / specialty chemicals at Industrial Park - Naidupet, Nellore district, Andhra Pradesh. The Board of Directors at its meeting held today has …
  • Two held, gold worth Rs 14 lakh recovered December 25, 2017 2:54 am Recovered gold on display | EXPRESS NELLORE: Naidupet police have nabbed two persons who committed thefts in Chittoor and Nellore districts. The police recovered 54 tolas of gold, 1.5 kg of silver ornaments worth `14 lakh from them. Addressing mediapersons …
  • Lack of remunerative price, rise in cultivation cost drive sugarcane farmers to other crops  December 17, 2017 6:26 am NELLORE: Cultivation of sugarcane has gradually decreased in the district from 5,500 hectares to 1,400 hectares in the current year. There are two sugar factories in the district. Farmers under the purview of Empee Sugars at Naidupeta cultivated sugarcane …
  • Empee Sugars withdraws its insolvency petition October 25, 2017 2:27 pm HYDERABAD: Empee Sugars and Chemicals has withdrawn the insolvency petition it filed before the National Company Law Tribunal's (NCLT) Hyderabad bench after its main lenders agreed to assign their outstanding loans to leading stressed loans buyer …
  • Father and friends impregnate minor daughter, arrested August 30, 2017 4:17 am NELLORE: A 13-year-old tribal girl from Menakuru Colony in Naidupet of the district has entered her fourth month of pregnancy after her father and his friends sexually exploited her for over a year. The accused have been arrested Acting on a complaint …
  • Truck mows down 14 in Andhra, police say driver was drunk April 22, 2017 12:59 am At the site of the accident in Chittoor district, on Friday. (Source: AP Photo) AT LEAST 14 people were killed when a truck ploughed into some roadside shops and a group of people standing outside a police station on the Putalpatu-Naidupet state highway in …
  • 14 dead and 24 injured as truck runs amok in AP April 21, 2017 2:21 pm Hyderabad, DH News Service, Apr 21 2017, 19:28 IST The driver and cleaner of the truck are reportedly absconding. Photo Credit: DH Photo At least 14 people were killed and 24 injured when a truck run amok hitting a group of protesters in front of a police …
  • 20 killed as truck ploughs into crowd in Andhra's Chittoor district April 21, 2017 11:34 am Chittoor: At least 20 people, mostly roadside vegetable and fruit vendors, were killed when a truck ran over them in at Yerpedu in Chittoor district. Police said that the truck driver lost control while trying to avoid collision with another vehicle and …
  • 20 feared dead as truck runs amok in AP April 21, 2017 10:30 am J B S Umanadh, HYDERABAD, Apr 21 2017, 15:58 IST The driver and cleaner of the truck are reportedly absconding. Photo Credit: DH Photo Around 20 persons are feared dead after a truck ran over a group of protestors before crashing into a petrol pump in …
  • Andhra Pradesh: 20 dead in truck mishap in Chittoor April 21, 2017 9:14 am At least 10 persons were admitted at Ruia Hospital at Tirupati with serious injuries. (Source: Google Maps) At least 20 people, mostly roadside vegetable and fruit vendors, were killed when a truck ran over them in at Yerpedu in Chittoor district. Police …
  • Aurbindo Pharma: US sales to pick up soon March 7, 2017 11:16 pm Aurobindo Pharma (ARBP) recorded ~ 7% q-o-q decline (down ~13% y-o-y) in the US base business for Q3, leading to concerns about the US business growth outlook. (Photo: PTI) Aurobindo Pharma (ARBP) recorded ~ 7% q-o-q decline (down ~13% y-o-y) in the US …
  • Father, son killed and mother crtitically injured in road mishap in AP January 27, 2022 3:35 pm Nellore: In a ghastly road accident, a father and his elder son were killed on the spot while returning from Chennai Airport. The family was returning after giving a send-off to another son going to USA during the early hours of Thursday at Renangivaram in …
  • Top 7 Sheep Breeds In India With Features, Varieties & Much More January 27, 2022 11:22 am 7 Best Sheep Breeds in India Sheep farming is slowly becoming popular in India. If you want to start sheep farming then you must read this article to know about different sheep breeds reared in different states of India. Here, we have tried to bring …
  • Jagan govt carves out 13 new districts in Andhra, names one after TDP founder January 27, 2022 9:21 am The YS Jagan Mohan Reddy government on Wednesday carved out 13 new districts from the existing 13 districts in Andhra Pradesh by delimitation of their boundaries “for better administration and development of the areas”. According to a notification, the …
  • AP issues draft gazette notification on 26 districts January 27, 2022 6:02 am Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh government issued a preliminary draft gazette notification to have 26 districts for the state by restructuring the existing 13 districts and creating 13 more districts on Wednesday. It invited objections and suggestions from …
  • Andhra Pradesh map set to change with 13 new districts January 26, 2022 8:58 am (MENAFN- IANS) Vijayawada, Jan 26 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh celebrated 73rd Republic Day with the announcement to create 13 new districts. The new districts will come into being from Ugadi, the Telugu New Year. A notification to double the number of districts …
  • Andhra Pradesh to have 26 new districts soon January 25, 2022 9:20 pm Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh government proposes to set up 26 new districts by reorganising the existing 13 districts for administrative convenience and to provide efficient administration. The newly proposed 26 districts and their headquarters include: …
  • State witnesses highest daily positivity rate of 36% again January 25, 2022 4:51 am Andhra Pradesh has again witnessed the pandemic's highest daily test positivity rate of 36.09% as 14,532 fresh cases of COVID-19 were reported in the 24 hours ending Monday morning. Only 40,266 samples were tested in the past day. During the same …
  • Daily positivity rate 36 per cent, caseload closer to 1 lakh January 24, 2022 11:19 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: There was no let up in the State’s Covid situation as the active caseload went up from 83,610 to 93,305 in the 24 hours ending Monday at 9 am. Visakhapatnam continued to have the highest number of 16,424 active cases …
  • AP employees say cancel PRC; rally on Tuesday January 24, 2022 7:01 am VIJAYAWADA: Unions of government employees have “intensified” their protests against the 11th PRC, as JACs conducted "round table" meetings across districts on Sunday. Union leaders came onto the platform of PRC Sadhana Samithi and threatened to …
  • 14,440 fresh cases, 4 deaths in State January 24, 2022 6:33 am The State reported four more deaths due to COVID-19 and 14,440 fresh cases of infection in the 24 hours ending Sunday morning. It was the highest single-day tally in the past 241 days (since May 28). At 30.95%, the daily test positivity rate of the 46,650 …
  • Nellore police nab 3 red sanders smugglers, 55 woodcutters January 24, 2022 2:45 am By Express News Service NELLORE: In a major breakthrough, Nellore police nabbed an interstate gang involved in red sanders smuggling after conducting a raid at Budhanam Toll Plaza on Nellore-Chennai highway in Chillakur mandal on Saturday. The police …
  • Prakasam police solve double murder case within hours of crime January 24, 2022 2:45 am By Express News Service ONGOLE: Police have claimed to solve a double murder case by arresting the accused within a few hours of the crime.Ongole DSP U Naga Raju on Sunday conducted a press meet and explained the case details. According to the DSP,  Shaik …
  • Active Covid cases shoot past 70K: Andhra Pradesh January 23, 2022 6:57 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The active Covid-19 caseload in Andhra Pradesh continued to increase by leaps and bounds. In the 24 hours ending Saturday at 9 am, it rose by 9,007 to reach 73,143 after the State added 12,926 new cases from 43,763 …
  • State reports close to 13,000 fresh cases again January 23, 2022 4:15 am The State reported 12,926 COVID infections and six deaths in the 24 hours ending Saturday morning. The daily death toll is on the rise in the State of late. In the past week, a total of 29 deaths were reported. The cumulative toll reached 14,538 and the …
  • Kalamkari art by AP artist to be on display at Rajpath on Republic Day January 21, 2022 9:05 pm Nellore: The Kalamkari art form is on the list of selected art forms for display at Rajpath in the national capital on the occasion of Republic Day this time. The art form created by artist Sudheer from Srikalahasthi in Andhra Pradesh will also be on the …
  • FAPTO stages protest demanding better PRC January 21, 2022 5:51 am VIJAYAWADA: Government teachers led by the Federation of Andhra Pradesh Teachers’ Organisations (FAPTO) staged protests on Thursday against the PRC implementation, under which they had gheraoed collectorates in districts on Thursday. The leaders of FAPTO …
  • Work on ‘one district - one airport’ idea, CM tells officials January 21, 2022 4:41 am Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy directed the officials to work on ‘one district - one airport’ concept in order to boost infrastructure in the districts. Development of airports in each of the 13 districts would give a fillip to all-round growth, he …
  • Andhra logs 12k Covid cases, 3.6k recoveries January 21, 2022 2:27 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The spike in Covid-19 cases continues in the State. In the 24 hours ending 9 am on Thursday, 12,615 new Covid infections emerged from 47,420 samples tested. The daily positivity rate increased to 26.60%. According to a …
  • Jagan moots ‘One district, One airport’ plan for Andhra January 21, 2022 2:27 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Mooting the ‘One District - One Airport’ concept in the State, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has directed officials to plan accordingly for the speedy execution of projects.Taking stock of the progress of port and …
  • Woman walks into police station with husband’s severed head January 20, 2022 9:05 pm NELLORE:  In a ghastly incident, a woman killed her husband, cut his head, and surrendered with it at the police station in Renigunta town of Chittoor district on Thursday morning. People on the road took to their heels in panic, noticing the woman in …
  • Andhra CM roots for 'One district, One airport' concept January 20, 2022 6:50 pm (MENAFN- IANS) Amaravati, Jan 20 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has said that the 'one district-one airport' concept is good, and instructed officials to expedite the works on Bhogapuram and Dagadarthi airports in …
  • At least 7 new airports to come up in Andhra Pradesh January 20, 2022 6:00 pm Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on Thursday asked the Infrastructure and Investments (I and I) Department to plan and build at least seven new airports in the State under the ‘One District – One Airport' concept. The “One …
  • Pay revision: Andhra teachers take to streets January 20, 2022 9:06 am (MENAFN- IANS) Amaravati, Jan 20 (IANS) Intensifying the protest over 'unsatisfactory' pay revision, government teachers in Andhra Pradesh hit the streets across the state on Thursday. The protestors took out rallies and staged sit-ins demanding …
  • Daily Covid cases shoot past 10k in Andhra January 20, 2022 1:53 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: After more than seven months, the daily Covid-19 count in the State crossed the 10,000-mark. In the first week of June, 2021, more than 10,000 fresh cases were reported in a single day.  According to a media bulletin …
  • AP sees steep surge in Covid cases at 10,057, eight more Covid-deaths January 19, 2022 8:38 pm Vijayawada: Andhra Pradesh registered a steep rise in coronavirus infections with the daily infection tally on Wednesday put at 10,057 and eight more deaths  –  against 6,996 cases and four deaths on Tuesday. With this, AP reported a daily hike of 3,061 …
  • Covid tally in AP hits 7-month high of 7k with 18.38% positivity rate January 19, 2022 3:58 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The daily Covid-19 count hit a seven-month high of nearly 7,000 cases on Tuesday with a positivity rate of 18.38%. According to a media bulletin released by the State Command Control Room, 6,996 fresh Covid cases emerged …
  • Andhra Pradesh sees 74 per cent attendance in schools January 19, 2022 3:10 am Vijayawada: The number of students attending schools has gone up to 74 per cent on the second day against 61 per cent on the first day of reopening of schools after Sankranti vacation in the state. Minister for education Adimulapu Suresh here on Tuesday …
  • Several VIPs get infected with Covid in AP January 19, 2022 3:09 am Vijayawada/Visakhapatnam: As AP sees a steep rise in Covid-19 cases, several VIPs are getting infected with the virus. Telugu Desam chief and former chief minister Chandrababu Naidu was down with the infection on Tuesday. “I’ve tested positive for …
  • A.P. records 7,000 fresh COVID-19 cases in 24 hours January 19, 2022 2:59 am The State reported 6,996 fresh infections and four deaths due to COVID-19 in the 24 hours ending Tuesday morning. It was the highest single-day tally in the past 220 days (since June 13). The daily test positivity rate, at 18.38%, was also the highest in …
  • NIOT hastens work on Nellore seafront facility January 18, 2022 8:08 am Nellore: As all legal disputes pertaining to land allotment have been resolved, the National Institute of Ocean Technology, Chennai, is speeding up the process to have a seafront facility at SPSR Nellore district. According to NIOT director Ramadass, the …
  • CM Jagan wants wait time for third jab shortened January 18, 2022 3:51 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy will request the Centre to reduce the interval between the second dose of the Covid vaccine and the precautionary dose to six months from the present nine months.  Reviewing the Covid …
  • Andhra Pradesh moots gap reduction for Covid precaution dose January 17, 2022 11:20 pm Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh government has urged the Centre to reduce the time-gap between the second Covid19 shot and the precaution dose to six months from the present nine months. “This would be of benefit to healthcare, frontline workers and those …
  • Police fail to stop AP's Jallikattu organised in Chandragiri flouting norms January 17, 2022 6:38 am Tirupati: Jallikattu version of Andhra Pradesh – Pasuvula Panduga – was organised on Sunday in violation of norms at Arepalli Rangampeta village in Chandragiri constituency of Chittoor district on occasion of Kanuma festival. Flouting Supreme Court’s …
  • Covid new infections surge continues in AP January 17, 2022 6:38 am Vijayawada: The coronavirus infections saw a rapid rise in Andhra Pradesh during the past few days at the rate of nearly 5,000 infections per day. The figure for all the 13 districts was 4,348 on January 13, 4,528 on January 14 and 4,955 on January 15. …
  • A.P. sees highest daily positivity rate in 231 days January 17, 2022 6:10 am Andhra Pradesh reported 4,570 infections and one death due to COVID-19 in the 24 hours ending Sunday morning. Though the number of infections reported was less than the previous day’s tally, the test positivity rate of the 30,000 samples tested during the …
  • Cockfights held in Andhra Pradesh despite ban January 16, 2022 3:35 am Despite a ban on the blood sport, cockfights were organised under floodlights in specially set up arenas at many villages in the State as part of the Sankranti celebrations. Ignoring the police warnings and the efforts to wean them away from the banned …
  • Vice President emphasises on importance of joint family, elderlies January 15, 2022 12:02 pm (MENAFN- IANS) New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday called for strengthening the joint family system and the tradition of respecting elders, which are the core aspects of India's civilisational values. Naidu underlined …