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Do not allocate govt lands to private firms

Do not allocate govt lands to private firms

Sep 22,2017 , 12:15 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
CPM CRDA Region Coordination Committee convener Ch Baburao demanded that the government immediately withdraw the decision of allocating 49 acres of costly lands on the banks of river Krishna near Krishnaveni Ghat to private companies on the pretext of development.
TDP likely to conduct GMC elections

TDP likely to conduct GMC elections

Sep 19,2017 , 02:25 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The government is in favour of holding elections to the prestigious GunturMunicipal Corporation encouraged by the victory in Nandyal bypoll and Kakinada Municipal Corporation elections.The partyleaders have already suggested to the Chief Minister N ChandrababuNaidu to hold the GMC elections to bag the GMC mayor post and majority of corporator posts in the state capital. They feel it isrigh
Our focus is on development, says MLA Vanamadi

Our focus is on development, says MLA Vanamadi

Sep 18,2017 , 10:51 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Kakinada City MLA Vanamadi Venkateswara Rao said that the government will focus its attention on development of Kakinada as corporation elections have been concluded.
Understanding the importance of national waterways

Understanding the importance of national waterways

Sep 18,2017 , 10:32 PM IST | Young Hans
As acquisition of land for national and State highways becomes scarce and the cost of construction of roads, flyovers and bridges goes up, the government is now exploring using water as a means of public transportation.With the enactment of the National Waterways Act, 2016, the total number of national waterways is now 111. But providing infrastructure such as jetties, terminals, and navigational
AP lags behind in prawn, fish processing units

AP lags behind in prawn, fish processing units

Sep 18,2017 , 01:07 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Though Andhra Pradesh is marching ahead in fish and prawn production, it lags in food processing units in aquaculture and reaching the targets set by the government.In the first quarter of this financial year 2017-18, aquaculture registered a growth rate of 42 percent against the target set by 36 percent.
State to build 29 lakh toilets

State to build 29 lakh toilets

Sep 17,2017 , 11:27 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Swachhandra Mission Executive Vice-chairman Dr PL Rao on Sunday said the government has set a target of constructing 29 lakh individual latrines by October 2018 across the State.
MLA Adireddy Appa Rao warns documents of stern action

MLA Adireddy Appa Rao warns documents of stern action

Sep 15,2017 , 12:08 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
MLA Adireddy Appa Rao on Thursday said that the government cannot be a mere spectator if proper medical aid was not provided to people in the government headquarters hospital, as the government is spending crores of rupees in this regard.
Chandrababu Naidu to finalise capital designs today

Chandrababu Naidu to finalise capital designs today

Sep 14,2017 , 04:27 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will finalise the designs of government buildings to come up in capital city after discussing Ministers and other senior officials. He directed officials to arrange a special meeting at Secretariat on Thursday.
Government hospitals: Overcrowded and understaffed

Government hospitals: Overcrowded and understaffed

Sep 12,2017 , 12:19 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The tall promises of the government to provide medical services through government hospitals has been reduced to a farce. Though the number of patients has been increasing over 20 times, the government has not been recruiting enough doctors and nurses across the state.
Grand arrangements for Lokesh tour

Grand arrangements for Lokesh tour

Sep 11,2017 , 11:04 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Leaders of Vizianagaram are busy with arrangements for the tour of Lokesh to be held on September 12 & 13 in this district. Lokesh, who is playing a key role in government and party is coming here for the first time after assuming charge as minister for Panchayati Raj and Information Technology.
Farm committees to boost agriculture: Pocharam

Farm committees to boost agriculture: Pocharam

Sep 11,2017 , 04:57 AM IST | Telangana
“The government is striving hard to uplift the farming community present in the State and is taking measures to supply water for about one crore acres across the State for irrigation purpose,” said Agriculture Minister Pocharam Srinivas Reddy.
No compromise on quality of structures, asserts Chandrababu Naidu

No compromise on quality of structures, asserts Chandrababu Naidu

Sep 10,2017 , 11:18 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu declared that the coming Vijaya Dasami would stand witness for victory march of the State as foundation stone for Assembly and multi storied housing buildings will be laid on September 30. He stated that his government would not compromise on quality of the constructions in people’s capital Amaravati. The Chief Minister conducted a tele-conference with higher of
Jr doctors of Ruia on strike for pending stipend

Jr doctors of Ruia on strike for pending stipend

Sep 10,2017 , 01:47 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Junior doctors working at the SVR Ruia Hospital went on a strike here on Saturday, demanding that the government should release five-month pending stipend. Fresh interns and those who have completed their internship were not getting stipend, they said. The junior doctors stated that they were forced to go on strike as Superintendent of Ruia Hospital did not respond to their representations submit
Galeru Nagari Sujala Sravanthi  scheme works yet to gather pace

Galeru Nagari Sujala Sravanthi scheme works yet to gather pace

Sep 10,2017 , 12:31 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The aim of the government in supplying water for agriculture and drinking needs of several villages in Kadapa, Chittoor, and Nellore districts by diverting Krishna river surplus waters from Srisailam Reservoir through Galeru Nagari Sujala Sravanthi (GNSS) scheme, seems to be a distance dream following lack of coordination between contractors and official machinery.
Generic medicines promotion going on at a snail’s pace

Generic medicines promotion going on at a snail’s pace

Sep 09,2017 , 12:41 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Due to lethargic attitude of government, the promotion of generic medicines has moving on at snail’s pace in the State. Though the corporate pharmaceutical companies have been registering thousands of crores business by selling branded medicines, the generic medicine sales have not crossing Rs 25 crore per annum across the state.
Government to spend Rupees 1,660 crore towards farm welfare

Government to spend Rupees 1,660 crore towards farm welfare

Sep 08,2017 , 12:40 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Agriculture Minister Somireddy Chandramohan Reddy said that the government will spend Rs 1660 crore towards farm welfare schemes in the current financial year. The Minister inaugurated a research laboratory and hostel buildings on the premises of the YSR Horticultural University here on Thursday.
Alluri Museum to depict tribals lifestyle

Alluri Museum to depict tribals lifestyle

Sep 08,2017 , 12:06 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The government is planning to develop Alluri Sitaramaraju Memorial Tribal Museum by displaying the life style of tribals. A workshop was convened in the city to discuss about the exhibits, videos, photos in the museum. Special Commissioner of Tribal Welfare Dr M Padma presided over the workshop.
I may have resigned if DeMo was thrust on me: Rajan

I may have resigned if DeMo was thrust on me: Rajan

Sep 07,2017 , 10:47 PM IST | Business
Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan said on Thursday that he would have resigned if the demonetisation decision was thrust on him but made it clear that the government can bypass the central bank if it wants to push ahead with such a decision.
HNSS water to Kuppam, Palamaner soon

HNSS water to Kuppam, Palamaner soon

Sep 07,2017 , 01:10 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Industries Minister N Amaranatha Reddy said that drinking water will be supplied to Kuppam and Palamaner Assembly constituencies from HNSS Kuppam branch canal soon. He stated that the government will be spending Rs 480 crore for taking measures to supply drinking water for both mandals.
Government mulls godowns in every village

Government mulls godowns in every village

Sep 04,2017 , 05:05 AM IST | Telangana
By investing Rs 1,050 crore, the State government is constructing godowns with the storing capacity of about 35 lakh metric tonnes (MT) for the sake of farming community, informed Roads and Buildings Minister Tummala Nageswara Rao here on Sunday.
Why demonetisation policy?

Why demonetisation policy?

Sep 01,2017 , 06:08 AM IST | News Analysis
The government has come under attack from various quarters after the Reserve Bank of India on Wednesday released the data on banned Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes. As per the data, Rs 15.28 lakh crore worth of notes have returned to the system, which forms 99 per cent of the notes that were banned on 8 November.
Western Australia inks  MoUs with government

Western Australia inks MoUs with government

Sep 01,2017 , 02:31 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Western Australia Deputy Prime Minister Roger Hugh Cook disclosed that his government will work jointly with Andhra Pradesh government in the fields of mines, transport, technology, medical and education and assured that his government will encourages the industrialists of his country to invest in Andhra Pradesh state.
Stage set for sale of Chittoor Dairy

Stage set for sale of Chittoor Dairy

Sep 01,2017 , 01:59 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
To find a permanent solution to the defunct Chittoor Cooperative Dairy, the state government has reportedly decided to sell it and clear its liabilities at the earliest. In this connection, the government has directed the District Cooperative Officer (DCO) to send comprehensive details over the assets and liabilities of the defunct cooperative unit
Deadline for linking Aadhaar to PAN extended to December 31

Deadline for linking Aadhaar to PAN extended to December 31

Sep 01,2017 , 01:04 AM IST | Business
The government on Thursday extended by four months the deadline for linking PAN with biometric identifier Aadhaar till December 31, a source said.
Government pins hopes on Netherlands, IIT Madras consultants

Government pins hopes on Netherlands, IIT Madras consultants

Aug 31,2017 , 12:11 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The inundation of Mumbai from heavy rains has once again raised questions on the safety of Amaravati capital city. However, the experts and government machinery are confident that flood security plans prepared by IIT Madras and consultants of Netherlands will provide a solution to the much-debated issue.
Government has not given right to release data to anyone: Prasad

Government has not given right to release data to anyone: Prasad

Aug 24,2017 , 05:54 PM IST | National
Affirming India's priority on data protection, IT and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said the government does not give the right to release data to anyone, except in case of compelling public interest.
CPM hails SC ruling on Right to Privacy, calls it 'far-reaching'

CPM hails SC ruling on Right to Privacy, calls it 'far-reaching'

Aug 24,2017 , 02:37 PM IST | National
Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPM) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court ruling on the Right to Privacy and said that as technology has become a day-to-day affair, the far-reaching judgement will have consequences in various domains.
Graft came down: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu

Graft came down: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu

Aug 23,2017 , 05:32 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said that complaints against corruption were decreasing gradually in the state with measures taken by the government by strengthening delivery mechanism for welfare schemes and providing online services to curb the menace of corruption. He said government was on constant touch with people through Pariskara Vedika with toll free number 1100 to deliver corruption f
Firms not keen on APSSDC trainees

Firms not keen on APSSDC trainees

Aug 23,2017 , 05:03 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
As there is no cooperation either from the private industry or corporate sector, Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation (APSSDC) has failed to provide employment to the successful skilled youth. Meanwhile, the youth who got jobs are returning homes unable to adjust with meagre salaries at metro cities.
Arjuna made cheap,say past recipients

Arjuna made cheap,say past recipients

Aug 23,2017 , 04:40 AM IST | Sports
Former recipients of the Arjuna award today lamented that its dignity has been lowered and the government is now "throwing" the honour away.Former India hockey captain Ashok Kumar, legendary middle-distance runner Sriram Singh Shekhawat and former India volleyball skipper Suresh Mishra all voiced the same sentiment.