Minister vents ire at officials

Minister vents ire at officials

Jul 20,2017 , 12:36 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Minister for Social Welfare and Tribal Welfare Nakka Anand Babu inspected the tribal welfare hostel and school at AT Agraharam and vented ire at the officials for deteriorating sanitation on the hostel premises. He warned the officials that he would take stern action if the same situation repeats again.
Government encourages farmers to go for non-paddy crops

Government encourages farmers to go for non-paddy crops

Jul 17,2017 , 02:49 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The government is planning to release water if there are sufficient inflows to Nagarjunasagar. If there is no improvement in the water level, the water release will not be possible. However, the government released 1 tmc ft water to Nagarjunasagar right canal to cater to the drinking water needs in Guntur district.
Purandeswari urges NGOs to serve society

Purandeswari urges NGOs to serve society

Jul 17,2017 , 01:06 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Former Union Minister Daggubati Purandeswari lauded the Kannan Rangaiah Charitable Trust for distributing scholarships to the meritorious students among the poor and for organising social service activities.
State to set up Information Commission soon

State to set up Information Commission soon

Jul 16,2017 , 02:07 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Special chief secretary to government Lingaraju Panigrahi said that the government would appoint state information commission soon. “A road map is being prepared for the same and the commission will be formed. Once commission is constituted, a notification will be issued for the appointment of information commissioners,” he informed.
Anu gives a flying start

Anu gives a flying start

Jul 16,2017 , 01:12 AM IST | Sports
The 57th Inter-State Senior National Athletics Championship got-off to a blistering start, thanks to a new meet record in women 400metres hurdles at the newly-laid Blue Granule synthetic track at Acharya Nagarjuna University (ANU) campus here on Saturday.
Crop insurance under  Prime Minister Fasal Bima Yojana Scheme

Crop insurance under Prime Minister Fasal Bima Yojana Scheme

Jul 16,2017 , 12:36 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Farmers, who are cultivating paddy, should pay crop insurance premium of Rs 320 per acre before August 21 to insure crops under the Prime Minister Fasal Bima Yojana Scheme (PMFBY). The government will insure the crop for Rs 16,000 per acre under the scheme. If the crop is damaged, it will pay compensation based on the damage.
Venkaiah Naidu calls on Battina

Venkaiah Naidu calls on Battina

Jul 16,2017 , 12:32 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Union Minister for Urban Development M Venkaiah Naidu consoled former BJP state vice-president Battina Narasimha Rao, who is undergoing treatment at Ramesh Hospital in the city, on Saturday. He enquired about his health condition. Doctors explained about treatment they are providing to him. It may be noted Battina Narasimha Rao has been suffering from cardiac problem.
YSRCP will be defeated in next Assembly elections: Dokka

YSRCP will be defeated in next Assembly elections: Dokka

Jul 10,2017 , 11:54 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
MLC Dokka Manikya Vara Prasad on Monday predicted that Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu would defeat the plans of election strategist Prasanth Kishor like Arjun in the Maha Bharat in the coming Assembly elections. He said,"The Chief Minister will fight like Arjun and Prasanth Kishor will perish like Karna".
Anganwadis to be developed as English Medium Schools

Anganwadis to be developed as English Medium Schools

Jul 09,2017 , 01:06 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Guntur Municipal Corporation Commissioner Challa Anuradha said that Anganwadi Centres in the city would be developed as model Anganwadi English Medium Schools during the first phase.
YSRC legislator Alla held, released on bail

YSRC legislator Alla held, released on bail

Jul 07,2017 , 04:39 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Police today arrested Mangalagiri MLA Alla Rama Krishna Reddy in connection with Penumaka case, who was later released on station bail.
Factionalism will be wiped out in Palnadu: New SP

Factionalism will be wiped out in Palnadu: New SP

Jun 29,2017 , 01:20 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Ch Venkata Appala Naidu took charge as Guntur (Rural) Superintendent of Police at the DPO in the city on Wednesday. Speaking to the media, he said that he would give top priority to put an end to factionalism in Palnadu region and take necessary steps to wipe it out.
Water released to Krishna Western Delta  region

Water released to Krishna Western Delta region

Jun 29,2017 , 01:13 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Minister for Irrigation Devineni Uma Maheswara Rao, Minister for Civil Supplies Prathipati Pulla Rao and Minister for Social Welfare Nakka Anand Babu switched on the button at Sitanagaram near the Prakasam Barrage and released water into the canal on Wednesday.
Phase-I to be ready by Jan next

Phase-I to be ready by Jan next

Jun 26,2017 , 12:22 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
First phase of International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) golden temple construction at Changheeskhanpet near Kondaveedu in Guntur district is expected to be completed by January next year.
Vasireddy Venkatadri Institute of Technology inks pact with SPHERE

Vasireddy Venkatadri Institute of Technology inks pact with SPHERE

Jun 25,2017 , 02:05 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Vasireddy Venkatadri Institute of Technology (VVIT) on Saturday entered into an MoU with SPHERE, a trusted adviser for supply-chain solutions to retailers, manufacturers, logistics and distribution. The terms of the MoU facilitate providing internships to students, project sabbaticals, and help faculty upgrade skills.
Tulasi Seeds chairman’s gesture

Tulasi Seeds chairman’s gesture

Jun 22,2017 , 12:53 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Birthdays of Tulasi Seeds chairman Tulasi Ramchandra Prabhu and his son Krishna Chaithanya were celebrated on a grand manner here on Wednesday. Prabhu distributed notebooks to 400 students at Axilium School, essential commodities to the poor at Matrudevobhava old age home.
Brahmin leaders protest  against IYR’s ouster

Brahmin leaders protest against IYR’s ouster

Jun 22,2017 , 12:46 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Brahmin leaders under the aegis of Andhra Pradesh Brahmin Sankshema Samakhya staged a protest at flyover bridge at Brodipet in the city on Wednesday for removing IYR Krishna Rao as AP Brahmin Welfare Corporation chairman.
Best Father’s Day gift: Kidambi Krishna

Best Father’s Day gift: Kidambi Krishna

Jun 19,2017 , 02:09 AM IST | Sports
It was celebration time in the household of the Kidambis here on Sunday.In a touching reaction that was explicitly visible, the joyful father was ecstatic.“That was the best Father’s Day gift that I have received from my son,” exulted Kidambi Krishna, who was celebrating the magnificent title triumph authored by Srikanth in Jakarta.
Minor mortgaged; money lender held

Minor mortgaged; money lender held

Jun 18,2017 , 01:23 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
In a tragic incident, a woman was tortured by a money lender as her father had taken Rs 15,000 loan from the latter. Taking advantage of his inability to repay the money, the 55-year-old financier made hapless man’s daughter to work as a maid for some time at his residence before forcibly marrying her who was 14 then.
Government to sanction Rupees 1,680 crore input subsidy

Government to sanction Rupees 1,680 crore input subsidy

Jun 15,2017 , 11:41 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Minister for Agriculture Somireddy Chandramohan Reddy said that the government has collected 10.76 lakh soil samples till June 2017 and distributed 15-lakh soil health cards to the farmers so far. He inaugurated e-pos machines scheme and distributed e-pos machines to the dealers at a programme held under the aegis of Coromandel International Ltd in the Revenue Kalyana Mandapam in Guntur city on Th
Railway Minister for Tenali today

Railway Minister for Tenali today

Jun 15,2017 , 01:27 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Union Minister for Railways Suresh Prabhu will visit Tenali town where he will address a public meeting on the occasion of completion of three years ruling of BJP government at the Centre. He will highlight the achievements of the Modi government at a public meeting to be conducted by BJP at Chavas Grand in Tenali town on Thursday.
Schools re-open in Guntur district

Schools re-open in Guntur district

Jun 13,2017 , 02:59 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Schools re-opened after 52-days summer holidays in Guntur district on Monday. As many as 5, 468 primary schools and 11, 881 high schools opened. Corporate and private schools have already opened in Guntur district on June 5. The education department is making preparations to distribute free books to the students studying in the government and aided students at free of cost.
BJP giving priority to youth:Kanna Lakshminarayana

BJP giving priority to youth:Kanna Lakshminarayana

Jun 13,2017 , 02:17 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
BJP leader and former minister Kanna Lakshminarayana said that BJP government is giving priority is to the youth and reminded that Yuva Morcha leaders are working as ministers at the Centre.
Spectacular stunt show in Guntur

Spectacular stunt show in Guntur

Jun 12,2017 , 01:12 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
KTM, the European Racing Legend, conducted breathtaking KTM stunt show in Guntur. The stunt show was organised in order to showcase the stunt rides and tricks from the professional stunt riders. The stunt show was held in Bandlamudi Gardens, Amaravathi Road, Guntur-7. The professional stunt team demonstrated breath-taking stunts on the KTM Duke bikes.
Tenders for Amaravati to Anantapur Expressway soon

Tenders for Amaravati to Anantapur Expressway soon

Jun 09,2017 , 02:06 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Minister for roads & buildings Chintakayala Ayyannapatrudu said that the government would call for tenders for the construction of 400-km express highway from Amaravati to Anantapur connecting Guntur, Prasakasam, Kadapa, Kurnool and Anantapur districts. The minister addressed the media here before going to Piduguralla where he participated in ‘Mahasankalapam' public meeting on Thursday.
State progressing in all sectors: Speaker

State progressing in all sectors: Speaker

Jun 08,2017 , 11:29 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Speaker Dr Kodela Shiva Prasada Rao said Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu inter-linked the Krishna and Godavari rivers and constructed the temporary Secretariat besides providing uninterrupted power supply. Addressing the ‘Mahasankalpam’ meeting held on the premises of the Sri Venkateswara Vignana Mandiram in the city on Thursday, he said the state was attracting more investments now.
G V R & S College students excel

G V R & S College students excel

Jun 07,2017 , 01:45 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
G V R & S College director Dr B S Srikanth Chowdary said 83 per cent of B Tech final year students passed in the final examinations. CH Kalyani and N Swapna of ECE secured 88 and 85 per cent respectively. T Sri Lakshmi, CH Naga Rani of EEE scored 85 and 84 per cent respectively.
Heavy rain lashes in Guntur city

Heavy rain lashes in Guntur city

Jun 07,2017 , 01:39 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Heavy rain lashed the city on Tuesday. A large number of trees were uprooted and telephones poles fell on the road causing inconvenience to the vehicle riders and commuters. Downpour continued more than one-and-a-half-hour in the city. However, nobody was injured due to uprooting of trees and telephone poles
Mega health camp conducted

Mega health camp conducted

Jun 01,2017 , 01:33 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
On the occasion of Super Star Krishna’s birthday, Tollywood hero Mahesh Babu and Andhra Hospitals jointly conducted a free multi-specialty health camp at Burripalem village in Guntur district on Wednesday. Specialty doctors in the discipline of cardiology, orthopaedic, paediatric, ENT and others attended the health camp and treated 196 patients, including children and elders, suffering from variou
Goods and Services Tax registration only in states

Goods and Services Tax registration only in states

May 30,2017 , 03:14 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Additional Director General, GST systems , S K Rahman (New Delhi) S K Rahman said that there is no centralised registration system for GST (Goods and Services Tax) in the country and added that the traders have register under GST in their respective states. He addressed a meeting held in the Central Excise office here on Monday to create awareness on the GST among the officials and staff.
Police to cancel drunken drivers licences

Police to cancel drunken drivers licences

May 26,2017 , 12:24 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Guntur Urban Superintendent of Police Sarva Sresta Tripati decided to take a stern action against drunken drivers and warned that they will cancel the driving licence of the drivers if the drunken driving case was registered against them for the third time.