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  • 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 …
  • Andhra Pradesh comes up with draft notification to form 13 new districts by Ugadi January 27, 2022 7:11 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The Andhra Pradesh government on Wednesday issued a draft notification to create 13 more districts, taking the total to 26. The notification was issued a day after the YS Jagan Mohan Reddy-led cabinet gave its approval …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Omicron widely prevalent in AP's coastal districts January 22, 2022 1:03 am Vijayawada: The highly infectious Omicron variant is spreading in six coastal districts from Srikakulam to Krishna in Andhra Pradesh. Some 84 per cent of the 425 swab samples – from among the Covid Positive cases -- were found Omicron Positive and 10 per …
  • 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 …
  • Cultural outfits up in arms against ban on ‘Chintamani’ January 21, 2022 4:41 am The Andhra Pradesh government’s ban on 100-year-old ‘Chintamani Natakam’ has triggered a row with the cultural organisations opposing it and terming it as an “attack on the freedom of the artistes, and culture and traditions of the State.” Following a …
  • 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 …
  • Rs 3,136 crore loans given to 16.96 lakh beneficiaries: APSMFC chairman January 21, 2022 2:27 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh State Minorities Finance Corporation (APSMFC) chairman Sk Asif said loans to the tune of Rs 3,136 crore were given to 16.96 lakh beneficiaries under various schemes through the corporation. Asif on …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Every district to get cyber cell, social media lab January 18, 2022 7:01 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Director General of Police (DGP) Gautam Sawang has said state-of-the-art cyber cells and social media labs will soon be set up in every district to curb, control cyber crimes and educate people on it, and tackle …
  • AP to set up cyber cells, social medial labs to curb cybercrime January 17, 2022 10:41 pm Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh government would set up modern cyber cells and social media labs in all districts to check cybercrime in the state soon. DGP Goutam Sawang said on Monday that one each cyber cell and social media lab will be set up in …
  • 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 …
  • Andhra Pradesh girls win space challenge with their moon rover projects January 15, 2022 1:45 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA / VISAKHAPATNAM / SRIKAKULAM: Nine girl students from the Andhra Pradesh Social Welfare Residential Educational Institutions Society (APSWREIS) are over the moon as their science projects have found a place in the …
  • Guwahati-Bikaner Express accident: List of worst train mishaps in India January 14, 2022 4:42 am 12 bogies of Guwahati-Bikaner Express derail in New Jalpaiguri in West Bengal The accident took place between the New Domohani and New Maynaguri railway stations The train had left Bikaner on Wednesday (Jan 12) and was supposed to reach Guwahati on …
  • North Andhra braces for heavy rains January 27, 2022 8:05 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The Met department has warned of heavy to very heavy rains at isolated places in the north coastal Andhra for the next three days. The department said a low pressure area over central parts of Andaman Sea is likely to …
  • 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 …
  • Andhra Pradesh comes up with draft notification to form 13 new districts by Ugadi January 27, 2022 7:11 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The Andhra Pradesh government on Wednesday issued a draft notification to create 13 more districts, taking the total to 26. The notification was issued a day after the YS Jagan Mohan Reddy-led cabinet gave its approval …
  • 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 Get 13 New Districts, Total To Be 26 January 27, 2022 4:58 am With creation of 13 new districts, Andhra Pradesh will have a total of 26 districts. (Representational) Amaravati: The Andhra Pradesh government issued draft notifications on Wednesday for carving out 13 new districts out of the existing 13, taking the …
  • Power Cut in Chennai Today 27-01-2022 January 26, 2022 3:40 pm Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on 27.01.2022 from 09.00 am to 02.00 pm for maintenance work. Supply will be resumed before 02.00 P.M if the works are completed. K.K. NAGAR AREA:  Ashok Nagar, Kodambakkam, Cholaimedu, Vadapalani, …
  • 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: …
  • Visakhapatnam’s millet idli that impressed the Vice President November 29, 2021 7:53 am On a recent visit to Visakhapatnam, M Venkaiah Naidu enjoyed a breakfast of innovative conical idlis, wrapped in vistharaku leaves, and made by Chittem Sudheer from nine varieties of organic millets grown in the tribal belt of Paderu Chittem Sudheer was in …
  • Writer and actor 'Bharati' Mani passes away November 17, 2021 9:03 am By Online Desk CHENNAI: Writer and actor KKS Mani died of age-related ailments on Tuesday. He was 84. Born in Parvathipuram, Nagercoil, Mani who was also known as Pattaya, acted in plays during his younger years before he made a foray into films. In the …
  • Six students from Agency secure entry to IITs October 30, 2021 4:00 am By Express News Service VIZIANAGARAM: Six students of Andhra Pradesh Tribal Welfare Residential School of Excellence (APTWR SoE), Jogimpeta under Parvathipuram ITDA, have secured admissions in Indian Institute of Technology. Parvathipuram Integrated Tribal …
  • This 41-year-old Andhra woman steals show by playing male characters in mythological dramas October 25, 2021 2:43 am Express News Service VIZIANAGARAM: It may be a little easy for a male actor to impress the audience in a female character. But it is not the same with a female to portray a male character that too in mythological dramas, and more particularly when it is a …
  • Cyclone Gulab wreaks havoc; claims two lives in Andhra Pradesh September 28, 2021 7:19 am Vijayawada/Visakhapatnam: Two persons were killed and one went missing in Visakhapatnam and Srikakulam districts as Cyclone Gulab tracked its way through north coastal AP on Monday. Fisherman B. Mohana Rao of Vajrapu Kottur mandal in Srikakulam …
  • Central team studies rural job works, confirms record September 15, 2021 4:45 am VISAKHAPATNAM: A three-member central team from ministry of rural development visited interior villages of Vizianagaram district on Tuesday to verify claims that the district has created a national record in implementation of MGNREGS by providing maximum …
  • Seat reservation for Kotia girls in Andhra Pradesh school brings more headache August 12, 2021 4:36 am By Express News Service KORAPUT: In a fresh bid to appease Kotia inhabitants, Andhra Pradesh-nominated sarpanch of Ganjeipadar on Wednesday urged the government to either reserve or increase seats for tribal girls in P Konavalasa Higher Secondary School at …
  • NDRF retrieves bodies from quarry July 13, 2021 1:29 am A team of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) 10th Battalion on Monday retrieved the bodies of four persons, who accidentally fell into a quarry pit at Parvathipuram in Guntur district. The deceased were identified as B. Sai Shankar (22), L. Vamshi …
  • Temple construction in disputed AOB stopped July 11, 2021 5:24 am By Express News Service VIZIANAGARAM: Once again, the disputed Kotia villages issue came to the fore after the attempt of a few persons of Odisha to construct Jagannadha Swamy temple at Nerellavalasa in the disputed region of the Andhra-Odisha Border (AOB) …
  • Cop faces disciplinary action in assault case June 25, 2021 12:48 am Thiruvananthapuram: A sub-inspector of the Attingal police station has been attached to the district crime branch office as part of disciplinary action following the alleged manhandling of a ward councillor at the police station. Attingal sub-inspector …
  • Major bureaucratic reshuffle in AP, 19 IAS officials get new postings June 4, 2021 10:42 pm VIJAYAWADA: In a major administrative exercise, the Andhra Pradesh government transferred 20 officials including 19 IAS officers across the state on Friday. Krishna district collector A. Md. Imtiaz was transferred and posted as special secretary to the …
  • Jagan Reddy lays foundation for 14 new medical colleges in Andhra May 31, 2021 1:20 pm AMARAVATI: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday laid the foundation stone for the establishment of 14 new medical colleges across the state to provide advanced medicare and better healthcare services for the future generations. At …
  • Tension prevails in disputed Kotia villages as Odisha police stop voters  April 9, 2021 4:00 am Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: Mild tension prevailed in the disputed Kotia villages of Vizianagaram district with the Odisha police and political leaders of that State trying to prevent the locals from casting their vote in the elections to the MPTCs …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Koraput Collector visits disputed sites amid Andhra Pradesh land row November 3, 2020 2:45 am By Express News Service JEYPORE: Days after Andhra Pradesh officials distributed land records in bordering CK Bhadra village under Langalbeda panchayat in Narayanpatana block, a team led by Koraput Collector Madhusudan Mishra visited the disputed sites on …
  • Chennai Power Shutdown on 31-10-2020 October 29, 2020 7:27 pm Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on 31.10.2020 from 09.00 am to 02.00 pm for maintenance work. Supply will be resumed before 02.00 P.M if the works are completed. MATHUR AREA : Parvathipuram, Indl Garden, Annai Nagar, Vetti nagar, …
  • BJP appoints new office bearers in AP September 13, 2020 4:43 pm Amaravati, Sep 13 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh unit of BJP appointed a slew of office bearers for the party, headed by president Somu Veerraju on Sunday. “I congratulate the new office bearers to various positions in the party. I wish all of them to work with …
  • Chennai Power Shutdown on 25-08-2020 August 24, 2020 6:56 pm Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on 25.08.2020 from 09.00 am to 02.00 pm for maintenance work. Supply will be resumed before 02.00 P.M if the works are completed. AVADI AREA:  Vaishnavi nagar, Cholambedu, Nethaji nagar, Bharathi nagar, …
  • Don’t relocate Central Tribal University: BJP Andhra chief Somu Veerraju August 17, 2020 3:37 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: BJP state chief Somu Veerraju has demanded that the YSRC government reconsider its plan to relocate the Central Tribal University to Kottakki in Vizianagaram district from earlier proposed Relli.  He said setting up the …
  • Revolutionary Telugu writer Vangapandu Prasad Rao dies in Andhra Pradesh at 77 August 4, 2020 6:54 am By Express News Service VIJAYWADA: Revolutionary writer and singer Vangapandu Prasad Rao, passed away at his residence in Parvathipuram of Vizianagaram district in the early hours of Tuesday, following cardiac arrest. He was 77. He is survived by his …
  • Human Rights Forum: LS segment-based district formation irrational July 21, 2020 3:31 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  The Human Rights Forum (HRF) has felt that formation of smaller districts is long overdue as Andhra Pradesh has a very low number of districts. However, the government is contemplating making the parliamentary …
  • Kalaburagi clocks 99 cases in a day, 3 deaths in Bengaluru June 9, 2020 3:02 am By Express News Service BENGALURU: With 99 travellers from Maharashtra testing positive for the coronavirus in Kalaburagi in a single day, the district has 759 cases in all, and the highest number in Karnataka. In all, 308 fresh patients reported positive …
  • Rs 130 crore for 236 roads, 57 buildings in Agency areas January 11, 2020 6:03 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   Deputy Chief Minister (Tribal Welfare) P Pushpa Srivani has said the government released `130.46 crore for laying roads and construction of 56 buildings in the Agency areas. She hopes that 236 roads, once completed, …
  • Why Satya Nadella's dad will always be remembered October 23, 2019 5:09 pm Bukkapuram Nadella Yugandhar's 'formidable legacy will survive through a generation of civil servants whom he trained, nurtured, mentored and inspired with a rare combination of energy, enthusiasm and passion,' remembers former RBI governor Dr …
  • Separate commissions for SC/STs on the cards in Andhra Pradesh August 30, 2019 6:08 am The State government has decided to constitute separate commissions for the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and the Scheduled Tribes (STs) in the State. It proposes to table the relevant Bills in this regard in the Assembly soon. The government has also decided to …
  • Chennai Power Shutdown on 30-08-2019 August 28, 2019 1:31 pm Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on 30.08.2019 from 09.00 am to 05.00 pm for maintenance work. Supply will be resumed before 05.00 P.M if the works are completed. VELACHERY AREA : Part of Velachery Tambaram main road, Part of 100 Feet …
  • Chennai Power Shutdown on 17-08-2019 August 14, 2019 11:10 pm Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on 17.08.2019 from 09.00 am to 05.00 pm for maintenance work. Supply will be resumed before 05.00 P.M if the works are completed. SAIDAPET AREA : LDG road, Park Talk office Road, Sri Nagar Colony 1 Part …
  • Chennai Power Shutdown on 24-07-2019 July 22, 2019 11:09 am Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on 24.09.2018 from 09.00 am to 04.00 pm for maintenance work. Supply will be resumed before 04.00 P.M if the works are completed. K.K.NAGAR AREA : KK nagar, Ashok nagar,  MGR nagar, Ekkattuthangal, …
  • Jagan government transfers 47 IAS officers in AP, 2nd rejig this month June 22, 2019 1:13 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In another major reshuffle, 47 IAS officers were transferred by the state government, the second such exercise in less than a month. The orders were issued by Chief Secretary LV Subramanyam late on Friday night. On June …
  • In bureaucratic reshuffle, AP govt transfers 32 IAS officers June 22, 2019 8:52 am The transfer orders were issued Friday midnight. Amaravati: The Andhra Pradesh government transferred as many as 32 IAS officers and gave postings to seven others, in a bureaucratic reshuffle. The transfer orders were issued Friday midnight. Three senior …
  • Traders want Jayamohan booked June 17, 2019 4:21 pm NAGERCOIL Accusing writer Jayamohan of having verbally abused and assaulted a grocery shop owner and his wife on June 14, Tamil Nadu Vanigar Sangangalin Peravai has appealed to Kanniyakumari Superintendent of Police N. Sreenath to register a case against …
  • DMK functionary held for assaulting writer Jayamohan June 15, 2019 8:21 pm A grocer, also a DMK functionary, was arrested by the police for allegedly assaulting writer Jayamohan and verbally abusing his family on Friday night. The police said that Mr. Jayamohan of Saradha Nagar near Parvathipuram bought two packets of dosa batter …
  • Women’s group in Chennai bats for dual-member system in elections March 28, 2019 8:06 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Should the dual-member constituency system be revived in the country after nearly six decades of their abolition? Yes, says Bharatiya Stree Shakti (BSS), which led more than 50 women organisations a decade ago. The BSS has …
  • 3,925 nominations filed for 175 Assembly segments and 548 for 25 Lok Sabha seats March 27, 2019 5:25 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Gopal Krishna Dwivedi has informed that as many as 3,925 nominations were filed for 175 Assembly constituencies and 548 for the 25 Lok Sabha segments for the April 11 elections. While …
  • Father or daughter? Araku voters to decide which side they are on March 23, 2019 9:11 pm The battle runs within the family in the Araku Lok Sabha constituency, spread over 450 kilometres and second only to Jaisalmer is geographical spread, in Andhra Pradesh. Telugu Desam Party candidate V. Kishore Chandra Deo, a six-time MP and former Union …
  • TDP announces 126 candidates for Assembly polls March 15, 2019 4:15 am Hyderabad: Telugu Desam Party late on Thursday night released a list of 126 candidates for the April 11 assembly  elections, which includes Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu who will contest from Kuppam constituency while his son, IT Minister …
  • TDP announces 126 candidates for Assembly polls; Naidu, son Nara Lokesh to contest March 15, 2019 1:00 am [India], Mar 15 (ANI): Telugu Desam Party late on Thursday night released a list of 126 candidates for the April 11 assembly  elections, which includes Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu who will contest from Kuppam constituency while his son, …
  • PM Modi in Kanyakumari: My family is 130 crore Indians, I will live and die for them March 7, 2019 5:52 pm PM Modi addresses rally in Kanyakumari Prime Minister Narendra Modi  addressed a rally in Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu on Friday. HIGHLIGHTS: Watch Video:  03:50 pm: PM Modi in Kanyakumari: My family is 130 crore Indians. I will live for them, I will die for …
  • Don't weaken nation for sake of politics: PM March 1, 2019 11:23 am KANYAKUMARI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday asked opposition parties not to weaken the country for the sake of politics. “Modi might go. India will remain. Do not weaken our nation to strengthen your politics. We are Indians first. Your politics …
  • PM Narendra Modi to opposition parties: Don’t weaken our country for sake of politics March 1, 2019 10:48 am KANYAKUMARI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday asked opposition parties not to weaken the country for the sake of politics. “Modi might go. India will remain. Do not weaken our nation to strengthen your politics. We are Indians first. Your politics …
  • PM to launch, lay foundation of Rs 2,995 cr highway projects in TN February 28, 2019 11:50 am Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch and lay foundation stone for highway projects worth Rs 2,995 crore in Tamil Nadu on Friday, the government said. He will also launch a road safety park and transport museum there. "Prime Minister Shri Narendra …
  • Amravati to soon have replica of TTD February 1, 2019 9:57 am TIRUPATI: A traditional ceremony was held Thursday in Amaravati, capital city of Andhra Pradesh, for the proposed Rs 150 crore Lord Venkateswara temple, a 'replica' of the famous hill shrine of the deity at nearby Tirumala. Ahead of the foundation …
  • AK Singhal unveils Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams’s development initiatives January 27, 2019 7:32 am By Express News Service TIRUPATI: Maha Samprokshanam will be performed at the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) constructed Lord Venkateswara temple on Swamy Vivekananda Trust office premises in Kanyakumari, on Sunday, Anil Kumar Singhal, Executive …
  • It’s raining infrastructure projects in Tamil Nadu ahead of Narendra Modi’s likely visit December 24, 2018 3:10 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Amid speculations that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would visit the State, to participate in the inaugural function of a slew of projects in January, the Centre has gone on a project approval spree for Tamil Nadu.  Many …
  • Telangana: Man hacked to death with sickle November 22, 2018 10:49 am [India], Nov 22 (ANI): A man was brutally murdered by unknown attackers with a sickle in Telangana's Medchal town last night. According to Medipally police, the deceased, identified as Raji Reddy, was travelling to Parvathipuram by car when a few …
  • Jagan says CM Naidu scripted knife attack November 18, 2018 5:49 am By Express News Service VIZIANAGARAM: Breaking his 24-day-long silence on the attack on him at the Visakhapatnam Airport, YSRC chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Saturday said Chief  Minister N Chandrababu Naidu had conspired to kill him and scripted the attack …
  • Pregnant women from hilltops to be shifted before date of delivery  September 9, 2018 1:28 am By Express News Service VIZIANAGARAM: Taking the instances of deliveries that are being reported en route the hospitals, particularly from hilltop areas of Parvathipuram, Parvathipuram ITDA PO Dr. Laxmisha has decided to bring down all pregnant women, …
  • Flood threat looms over Srikakulam, Vizianagaram August 16, 2018 12:14 pm Srikakulam and Vizianagaram districts were facing flood threat with rain pounding the region for the third consecutive day. The Nagavali and Vamasadhara rivers were in spate. Irrigation officials released 65,531 cusecs from the Gotta barrage. They also …
  • NMU urges CM to ensure new pay scale June 21, 2018 2:00 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Members of National Mazdoor Union (NMU), a recognised body in AP State Road Transport Corporation (RTC), met Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and submitted a memorandum appealing him to direct the RTC management to …
  • Pawan warns that Andhra will break up June 1, 2018 1:01 pm Hyderabad: Film star turned politician Pawan Kalyan has warned that if the wrong developmental policies of the past are continued, Andhra Pradesh will again break up into three. Pawan, founder of Jana Sena Party, told a public meeting in Parvathipuram …
  • Info revolution in the offing May 16, 2018 3:08 am Andhra Pradesh will reach a major milestone in taking the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) closer to the tribals with GiriNet. The government has chalked out plans to provide Internet, TV and telephone facilities in all gram panchayats of …
  • Woman hired gang to kill husband, paid them with wedding ring: cops May 9, 2018 12:27 am The police said the woman had hired a gang of unemployed B Tech graduates for the murder and had paid them off with her wedding ring. A newly-married woman was arrested in connection with the murder of her husband in Andhra Pradesh’s Vizianagaram district …
  • Newly married woman gives wedding ring as supari to ‘BTech gang’ to kill her husband May 8, 2018 6:25 pm A newly-married woman who gave her wedding ring as payment to a gang of unemployed BTech graduates to get her husband murdered has been arrested by police in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh. (Representational Image) A newly-married woman who gave …
  • Bolt from the blue: 10 dead, 5 missing in Andhra Pradesh May 2, 2018 1:28 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM/VIJAYAWADA/KAKINADA:  Heavy rain lashed central and north coastal Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday, claiming 10 lives. Five from Vizianagaram and Visakhapatnam districts are missing at sea. The bright sky was …
  • Madras HC orders status quo on co-operative polls April 10, 2018 2:44 am MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of Madras HC ordered status quo on the co-operative elections and sought report from the Cooperative Societies Election Commission on a petition praying to conduct re-elections to the societies. R Sakkarapani, DMK Whip and …
  • Mild showers, winds bring cheer to coastal Andhra Pradesh April 9, 2018 1:01 am VIJAYAWADA: Parts of Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram, East Godavari and Srikakulam received mild showers and gusty winds bringing some respite from the heat on Sunday. The Indian Meteorological Department, Hyderabad, issued a warning that thunderstorm …
  • Growing gun culture in AP's Vizianagaram district puts cops on their toes March 26, 2018 11:36 pm File Image for Representational Purposes. VIZIANAGARAM: People became timid and tension prevailed across the district after the gunfire incident in the district headquarters on Saturday night. Though it was the third instance in the last one year, it was …
  • Dr.YSR Horticulture University to start polytechnic colleges in private sector March 3, 2018 12:42 am GUNTUR: The governing committee of Dr. YSR Horticulture University (YSRHU) has decided to start horticulture polytechnic colleges in private sector. The university will invite applications for establishment of colleges in Nellore, Kurnool, Visakhapatnam …
  • TTD EO announces slew of proposals with emphasis on pilgrim amenities    January 27, 2018 7:30 am Image for representational purpose only TIRUPATI: In his Republic Day speech, TTD Executive Officer Anil Kumar Singhal announced new proposals and projects at TTD headquarters here on Friday. After hoisting the national flag, in his Republic Day address at …
  • ACB nabs Andhra ITDA engineer for amassing Rs 20 crore worth assets December 30, 2017 4:22 am SRIKAKULAM: The ACB on Friday nabbed yet another government official for amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income.The market value of the property and goods seized from the ITDA Seethampeta deputy executive engineer working at …
  • Man stabs Mumbai woman after she refuses to marry him November 7, 2017 9:12 pm DHNS, Bengaluru, Nov 8 2017, 1:09 IST A 33-year-old woman from Mumbai is battling for life after a 36-year-old man from the city reportedly stabbed her for saying no to his marriage proposal. Kavita Agarwal, of Chembur, Mumbai, decided to remarry as her …
  • Heavy rain likely in coastal Andhra  September 18, 2017 5:36 am Image used for representational purpose VISAKHAPATNAM: With the upper air cyclonic circulation remaining active over the northern Andhra Pradesh, the weathermen have warned of heavy rain in coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema districts in the next 24 hours. The …
  • Prostitution racket busted in city, 4 held August 19, 2017 4:36 am For representational purpose | File Photo VIJAYAWADA: The task force and the law and order police busted a prostitution racket running under the garb of real estate on Thursday night, and arrested four persons, including two male customers from …
  • Telangana struggles to attach officials' ill-gotten assets August 8, 2017 12:35 am Hyderabad: The Telangana State, which is struggling to attach the properties of corrupt officials, needs stringent legislation on the lines of Andhra Pradesh, to confiscate ill-gotten wealth instead of just attachment of the assets. The AP Special Courts …
  • Bizman shot dead in Vizianagaram district July 24, 2017 3:18 am VIZIANAGARAM: Unidentified miscreants shot a local businessman dead in Janasakthi Colony of Parvathipuram area of Vizianagaram district Saturday night, just days after a Jharkhand gang stabbed a trader in his flat to death in Visakhapatnam.   The incident …
  • Andhra businessman shot dead by gunman July 23, 2017 3:28 pm VIZINAGARAM: A businessman was shot dead by unidentified miscreants in Andhra Pradesh's Vizianagaram district on Saturday night.  The man, identified as P Murali Krishnudu (50), ran a supermarket along with few partners in Parvathipuram. He was …
  • Fort town set to become a sports hub May 26, 2017 5:42 am A roadmap is being readied to develop sports infrastructure and training institutes, particularly after the State government and Sports Authority of Andhra Pradesh (SAAP) sanctioned six Kreeda Vikas Kendras (KVKs) in Assembly constituencies, 164 school …
  • 600 Anganwadis to be built in Andhra Pradesh's Vizianagaram May 8, 2017 1:16 am VIZIANAGARAM: Mines minister RV Sujay Krishna Ranga Rao on Sunday said that the government was taking all measures to improve the rural areas of the state. Participating in a development programmes here, the minister said the government is giving priority …
  • Vaibhav Jewellers opens new outlet April 9, 2017 6:48 pm After successfully running multiple outlets in Andhra Pradesh, Vaibhav Jewellers, a retail unit of Manoj Vaibhav Gems ‘n’ Jewellers Pvt. Ltd., launched its first outlet in Telangana. On Sunday, the jewellery brand started its ninth retail store in …
  • 40 dead as Hirakhand Express derails in AP January 23, 2017 7:33 am Agencies, Visakhapatnam At least 40 people were killed and 100 others injured when Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express, hurtling through the pitch dark, derailed near Kuneru Railway Station in Komarada Mandal of Vizianagaram district in Andhra Pradesh …
  • 39 Dead After Train Derails In India January 22, 2017 8:29 pm At least 39 passengers were killed and about 69 others were injured when Hirakhand Express, an overnight train from Jagdalpur to Bhubaneswar, derailed in India. The incident took place around 11:30 pm IST near Andhra Pradesh's Vizianagaram district …
  • 40 killed as Hirakhand Express derails near Vizianagaram January 22, 2017 6:58 pm Accident may be due to a fracture on the lines Visakhapatnam, Jan 22:   In a major railway accident, 40 rail passengers died and nearly 100 were injured, when the engine and eight compartments of the Jagdalpur – Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express derailed near …
  • Bride-to-be loses parents in Hirakhand train mishap January 22, 2017 4:36 pm BHUBANESWAR: Accompanied by her parents, Tejeswari Pandit, 22, was on her way to Jagannath temple in Puri to give her wedding invite card to the Lord, which many in Odisha do. Her dream stands shattered as her parents died in the Saturday night Hirakhand …
  • Hirakhand Express derailment: 23 of 39 dead in train accident identified January 22, 2017 4:14 pm By: PTI | Visakhapatnam | Published:January 22, 2017 9:05 pm Kuneru: The mangled remains of Hirakhand Express which met with an accident near Kuneru station in Vizianagaram, Andra Pradesh on Sunday. PTI Photo(PTI1_22_2017_000137A) Railway officials have so …
  • She wanted to seek Lord's blessings, lost parents January 22, 2017 3:24 pm BHUBANESWAR: Accompanied by her parents, Tejeswari Pandit, 22, was on her way to Jagannath temple in Puri to give her wedding invite card to the Lord, which many in Odisha do. Her dream stands shattered as her parents died in the Saturday night Hirakhand …
  • She wanted to seek Lord's blessings, lost pa... January 22, 2017 3:22 pm BHUBANESWAR: Accompanied by her parents, Tejeswari Pandit, 22, was on her way to Jagannath temple in Puri to give her wedding invite card to the Lord, which many in Odisha do. Her dream stands shattered as her parents died in the Saturday night Hirakhand …
  • Stringent action against guilty in Hirakhand Exp mishap:Prabhu January 22, 2017 2:41 pm Bhubaneswar, Jan 22, 2017 (PTI) Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today said "stringent action" will be taken against those found responsible for the derailment of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express today which has killed at least 39 people. …
  • Odisha Police rules out involvement of Maoists in Andhra train derailment January 22, 2017 11:03 am Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Police on Sunday ruled out involvement of Maoists in the derailment of the Hirakhand Express in which the railways are suspecting sabotage. “There is no indication of Maoist hand behind the derailment of the Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar …
  • Hirakhand Express: Railways suspect sabotage, Odisha DGP rules out Maoists involvement January 22, 2017 9:56 am Odisha Police today ruled out involvement of Maoists in the derailment of the Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express in which the railways are suspecting sabotage.  "There is no indication of Maoist hand behind the derailment of the Jagdalpur- …
  • 36 killed in Andhra train derailment January 22, 2017 9:35 am  22 Jan 2017 - 11:31 Derailed coaches of a Hirakhand express train from Jagdalpur to Bhubaneswar are seen near Kuneri station, in the state of Andhra Pradesh, outside the town of Rayagada, India, in this still image from video January 22, 2017. ANI via …
  • 36 killed as Hirakhand Express derails near Vizianagaram January 22, 2017 9:30 am Visakhapatnam, Jan 22:   In a major railway accident, at least 36 people were killed and over 60 injured, ten of them critically, when nine bogies of the Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express derailed near the Kuneru railway station in Komarada mandal of …
  • Hirakhand Express: Railways suspect sabotage, Odisha DGP rules ou.. January 22, 2017 8:49 am Odisha Police today ruled out involvement of Maoists in the derailment of the Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express in which the railways are suspecting sabotage.  "There is no indication of Maoist hand behind the derailment of the Jagdalpur- …
  • Hirakhand train accident January 22, 2017 7:36 am NEW DELHI: At least 32 people were killed and over 100 were believed to be injured after nine coaches of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express+ derailed in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh, officials said today. The incident took place around 11pm …
  • 32 killed as Hirakhand Express derails in Andhra January 22, 2017 6:37 am NEW DELHI: At least 32 people were killed and over 100 were believed to be injured after nine coaches of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express+ derailed in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh, officials said today. The incident took place around 11pm …
  • 32 killed as Hirakhand Express derails in AndhraThe incident took place around 11 PM on Saturday night when the train was on its way to Bhubaneswar from Jagdalpur. The engine and nine coaches of train no - 18448 Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express went off… January 22, 2017 5:47 am NEW DELHI: At least 32 people were killed and over 100 were believed to be injured after nine coaches of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express+ derailed in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh, officials said today. The incident took place around 11pm …
  • 32 killed as 9 coaches of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express derail in Andhra Pradesh January 22, 2017 5:45 am NEW DELHI: At least 32 people were killed and over 100 were believed to be injured after nine coaches of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express+ derailed in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh, officials said today. The incident took place around 11pm …
  • 27 killed in Andhra train derailment January 22, 2017 5:21 am Vizianagaram (Andhra Pradesh): At least 27 people were killed and over 50 others injured when the Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express derailed in Andhra Pradesh's Vizianagaram district, police said. The incident occurred on Saturday night at 11.30 …
  • 32 killed as Hirakhand Express derails in AndhraThe incident took place around 11 PM on Saturday night when the train was on its way to Bhubaneswar from Jagdalpur. The engine and nine coaches of train no - 18448 Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express went off… January 22, 2017 4:56 am NEW DELHI: At least 32 people were killed and over 100 were believed to be injured after nine coaches of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express derailed in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh, officials said today. The incident took place around 11pm yesterday …
  • 32 killed as Hirakhand Express derails in Andhra January 22, 2017 4:53 am NEW DELHI: At least 32 people were killed and over 100 were believed to be injured after nine coaches of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express derailed in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh, officials said today. The incident took place around 11pm yesterday …
  • 32 killed as 9 coaches of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express derail January 22, 2017 4:30 am NEW DELHI: At least 32 people were killed and over 100 were believed to be injured after nine coaches of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express derailed in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh, officials said today. The incident took place around 11pm yesterday …