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BJP leader makes sensational comments on Governor

BJP leader makes sensational comments on Governor

Jan 11,2018 , 11:58 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Visakhapatnam Andhra Pradesh BJP leader Vishnukumar Raju on Wednesday made a sensational comment on Governor ESL Narasimhan saying that the latter had never looked into the issues and problems pertaining to the state. 
State sets new benchmarks

State sets new benchmarks

Jan 07,2018 , 01:49 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The state is setting new benchmarks in its ranking in Ease of Doing Business, development of Smart Cities and coming up with a slew of good initiatives for creating conducive atmosphere for setting up of more industries in this region, said President of Andhra Pradesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry Federation G Sambasiva Rao.
6 students who went missing during trek rescued

6 students who went missing during trek rescued

Jan 01,2018 , 12:57 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Six students who lost route map in deep jungle of Simhachalam hill, heaved a sigh of relief when they were rescued by the police. According to reports, 20 Rashtriya Swam Sevak volunteers were set for trekking to Simhachalam hills through Seethammadhara on Sunday. 
Visakhapatnam: Three-day mega 'Visakha Utsav' to begin today

Visakhapatnam: Three-day mega 'Visakha Utsav' to begin today

Dec 28,2017 , 12:49 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The stage is all set for the inauguration of the three-day mega tourism and cultural extravaganza, 'Visakha Utsav' in Visakhapatnam from today.
40 Spl Trains to various destinations from Secunderabad and Tirupati

40 Spl Trains to various destinations from Secunderabad and Tirupati

Dec 21,2017 , 09:20 PM IST | Telangana
In order to clear extra rush of passengers, 40 Special trains are being run between Visakhapatnam - Secunderabad, Visakhapatnam-Tirupati, Secunderabad-Tirupati and Renigunta-Kakinada-Tirupati.
Dalit woman allegedly assaulted by TDP leaders

Dalit woman allegedly assaulted by TDP leaders

Dec 20,2017 , 08:06 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
A Dalit woman in Visakhapatnam's Pendurthi was dragged and assaulted allegedly by the members of ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP) over a land dispute.
Tribal woman stripped over land dispute, police ignores her complaint

Tribal woman stripped over land dispute, police ignores her complaint

Dec 20,2017 , 11:42 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
In a shocking incident, a tribal woman was stripped and assaulted by two men in full public glare. The incident occurred on Wednesday at Jerripothulapalem village in Pendurthi, a suburb and a mandal in Visakhapatnam.
Congress to fight for Polavaram completion

Congress to fight for Polavaram completion

Dec 20,2017 , 04:07 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) president called upon party leaders and cadres to fight for the completion of Polavaram project and Special Category Status for Andhra Pradesh taking inspiration from the satisfactory performance of the Congress in Gujarat Assembly elections.
Aim for NAAC A++, Venkaiah suggests to varsity

Aim for NAAC A++, Venkaiah suggests to varsity

Dec 10,2017 , 03:38 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
It’s a moment of nostalgia on pleasant Saturday evening for scores of Andhra University (AU) alumnus, including prominent personalities, politicians, bureaucrats, engineers, industrialists, advocates and scientists, who all congregated at AU Convention Centre at the scenic Beach Road in the city for the much-awaited AU Grand Alumni Meet.
20 students injured in Andhra Pradesh road accident

20 students injured in Andhra Pradesh road accident

Dec 09,2017 , 08:12 PM IST | National
At least 20 students were injured on Saturday in an accident here.
Navy, India’s sea power: President

Navy, India’s sea power: President

Dec 09,2017 , 03:11 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
President of India and Supreme commander of Indian Armed Forces Ram Nath Kovind on Friday described the Navy as India’s primary instrument of sea power. “Our Navy is also the guardian of our maritime interests, both military and civilian,” the President said.
President inaugurates naval maritime aircraft museum

President inaugurates naval maritime aircraft museum

Dec 08,2017 , 03:22 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday inaugurated the Naval Maritime Aircraft Museum here, featuring the maritime patrol aircraft Tupolev-142M, which served the Navy for almost three decades.
Pawan opposes privatisation of DCI

Pawan opposes privatisation of DCI

Dec 07,2017 , 03:07 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Stating that seeking personal favours from the BJP-led Central government was not his cup of tea though he extended support to BJP and TDP in 2014 elections, actor-turned politician and Jana Sena Party chief Pawan Kalyan shot off his first ever letter to the Prime Minister’s office demanding that the Centre should rollback its decision of privatising Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) in the inte
No repeat of PRP fiasco: Pawan

No repeat of PRP fiasco: Pawan

Dec 07,2017 , 03:05 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Recalling how the Praja Rajyam Party (PRP) was defeated and mega star Chiranjeevi was misguided by a group of people, Jana Sena Party chief Pawan Kalyan said Jana Sena was established after learning lessons from the Praja Rajyam failures and added that the victory of the party would be an answer to those who destroyed the PRP from behind the scenes.
Don’t seek mandate, if you fail on promises

Don’t seek mandate, if you fail on promises

Dec 07,2017 , 02:56 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Holding both the state and Central governments responsible for the maladies afflicting society, Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan on Wednesday questioned the ruling class on why it has forsaken its political responsibility of keeping the promises made to the people and what justification they had now in seeking a fresh mandate from them in the next election.
Performers impress audience at Amaravati Nrithyotsav

Performers impress audience at Amaravati Nrithyotsav

Dec 03,2017 , 09:54 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
‘Amaravati Nrithyotsav 2017’- a two-day dance festival was organised by Nataraj Music and Dance Academy, Visakhapatnam at Siddhartha auditorium on Saturday and Sunday.
AirAsia to add new flight to Malaysia from Visakhapatnam

AirAsia to add new flight to Malaysia from Visakhapatnam

Dec 01,2017 , 12:57 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
In a bid to promote tourism, Malaysia Tourism, AirAsia and travel agents have come up with a tourism package for Rs 7,999 from Vizag to Kuala Lumpur with a sale period from November 30 to December 15. The three-night tour package bought during this offer is valid till 2018.
Special trains between  Tirupati, Visakhapatnam

Special trains between Tirupati, Visakhapatnam

Nov 26,2017 , 04:08 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
In order to clear extra rush of passengers during Christmas and New Year, the South Central Railway will run 10 weekly AC special trains between Tirupati and Visakhapatnam.
Andhra flower biz bound to bloom overseas

Andhra flower biz bound to bloom overseas

Nov 26,2017 , 03:07 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Flowers from Andhra Pradesh will shortly make a mark in the international markets. Sri Anjaneya Poola Varthaka Rythu Market, a Mutual-aided Cooperative Society of Kadiyapu Lanka, East Godavari, with the financial and logistic support from the Department of Horticulture is constructing a wholesale market with modern facilities in East Godavari district.
Couples, parents ignore law

Couples, parents ignore law

Nov 24,2017 , 03:58 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Though the government made it compulsory for every marriage to be registered by bringing Andhra Pradesh Compulsory Registration of Marriages Act (APCRMA), 2002, there are few instances of the Act being complied with. Though the Act makes it non-registration of marriage is a crime, the law is not being implemented on the ground since 2002. Except a very few persons who wish to submit the marriage c
Traders short-change gullible tribals

Traders short-change gullible tribals

Nov 22,2017 , 03:23 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Even as the Legal and Metrology department is entering into its 60th anniversary, a large number of middlemen are still cheating the tribals by measuring their forest produce with banned age-old measurements. Kucham, seru, artha seru, thavva, gidda and lota, which were the standards used to measure various essential commodities till 1958 in the country, are still being used by some traders and che
At last 'Alien' Birds Traced In Visakhapatnam!

At last 'Alien' Birds Traced In Visakhapatnam!

Nov 21,2017 , 12:22 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Three birds resembling alien features were traced at a wash room in a  private ship yard premises under one town police station limits in Visakhapatnam.  The visuals of the birds went viral on social media and created panic in the port city recently. 
Bill Gates bats for farming boost

Bill Gates bats for farming boost

Nov 18,2017 , 03:34 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Microsoft founder Bill Gates exhorted the gathering of farmers, policy makers, scientists, bureaucrats, entrepreneurs and students to work for transformation of agriculture. “I am referring to a shift – from agriculture based merely on subsistence – to agriculture that is run like a business to be efficient and profitable and that meets the needs of producers and consumers,” Bill Gates said while
Naidu, Gates go down memory lane, pat each other

Naidu, Gates go down memory lane, pat each other

Nov 18,2017 , 02:58 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Nostalgia and mutual admiration marked the meeting of Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates and AP Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on the last day of the Agri-Tech Summit in Visakhapatnam on Friday. It’s the common cause —application of technology for the well-being of common man -- that brought them together.
Agri sector in for big boost: AP CM

Agri sector in for big boost: AP CM

Nov 17,2017 , 03:51 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Mission Agriculture is the high priority mission of Andhra Pradesh government. Introducing massive reforms in agriculture sector, the State government had kick-started the fourth industrial revolution, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said on the second day of Agriculture Hackathon here on Thursday. Andhra Pradesh is leading both in Information Technology and Agriculture Technology, Naidu said.
Multi-pronged farm strategy need of the hour: Venkaiah

Multi-pronged farm strategy need of the hour: Venkaiah

Nov 16,2017 , 03:52 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday called for a comprehensive, multi-pronged approach to agriculture with focus on crop diversification as well as technology infusion to make the sector viable and sustainable. He also called for an end to all restrictions on the movement of foodgrains within the country so that farmers get remunerative prices for their produce. He made these comments whi
Andhra farmers capable of adapting to new technologies: CM Naidu

Andhra farmers capable of adapting to new technologies: CM Naidu

Nov 15,2017 , 02:40 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday hailed the farmers of the state, saying that they were hard working, quick in learning, and could easily adopt new technologies.
Bad weather dampens spirit of participants

Bad weather dampens spirit of participants

Nov 15,2017 , 03:11 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Inclement weather played spoilsport for the Araku Balloon Festival-2017 on Tuesday, the first day of the three-day event. The turnout was quite below expectations, although the event expected to draw a good number of participants, providing them a chance to fly. The event is being held under the auspices of the Andhra Pradesh Tourism department in a bid to promote Araku as a tourist hub.
Reaping rich dividends with strawberry farming

Reaping rich dividends with strawberry farming

Nov 12,2017 , 01:34 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
A few tribals are taking up strawberry cultivation at the hilly regions of Lambasingi, Anantagiri and Araku in Visakhapatnam district.
Students’ project on Internet of Things steals the show

Students’ project on Internet of Things steals the show

Nov 08,2017 , 02:34 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Students from various schools made a beeline to have a glimpse of science projects at  Children’s Science Congress – 2017  on the Andhra University campus here on Tuesday.

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