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Bill Gates lauds ‘role model’ AP

Co-Chair and Trustee of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates lauded the Andhra Pradesh government for taking bold steps to transform the agriculture sector and setting a model

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South Korea to set up consular office in Guntur

Consulate General of Republic of South Korea for southern India Kim Hyung Tae said that a consular office of South Korea would be established in the city soon.

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UPL launches Gynexa

The United Phosphorus Limited (UPL) launched its new product “Gynexsa”, at a programme held here on Friday.

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Resolve people’s issues, CPM to govt

CPM State secretary P Madhu said that Left parties will lay siege to Amaravati on November 20 if the government failed to take steps to resolve people’s issues. 

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Puducherry Health Minister Malladi Krishna Rao speaking to Vice-President  M Venkaiah Naidu in New Delhi on Friday | Express
V-P to inaugurate Yanam People’s Fest on January 6

Fest aimed at protecting heritage and tap tourism potential of this ex- French colony

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Isolated moderate rain likely

Even as the depression over northwest Bay of Bengal off Odisha coast have weakened into a well-marked low-pressure area on Friday, IMD  warned isolated moderate rain in coasta

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NGT refuses to set aside environmental clearance granted to Amaravati

The green panel formed two committees --a supervisory committee and an implementation committee -- to monitor work on the project site of Amaravati.

17 Nov 2017

Complete construction of Agriculture University: Left leaders

The CPI, AP Rythu Sangham and other organisations staged a protest demanding completion of construction works of Agriculture University at Lam Farm in Tadikonda mandal of Guntur district.

17 Nov 2017

Palnati Utsavalu to begin from today

Karampudi village in Guntur district is all set to host the five-day Palnati Veeraradhana Utsavalu from November 17 to 21, to mark the famous Palnati Yuddham (battle of Palnadu).

17 Nov 2017

Seeds worth Rs 1.89 crore seized 

Vigilance and Enforcement Department on Thursday conducted a raid at Venkatalakshmi Traders at Cheluvuru village in Duggirala mandal of Guntur district and seized seeds worth Rs 1.89 crore. 

17 Nov 2017

‘Will launch stir if December 6 deadline is not met’

Kapu leader and former Minister Mudragada Padmanabham has set December 6 as deadline for the State government to settle the long-pending reservation issue.

17 Nov 2017

Polavaram project will be completed by 2019: Minister

81 lawmakers, including 60 MLAs, 15 MLCs and six ministers visited the Polavaram Irrigation Project and Pattiseema Lift Irrigation Scheme (PLIS) on Thursday, to inspect the ongoing works.

17 Nov 2017

The seized red sanders root stumps and arrested smugglers being presented at  AR Grounds in Tirupati on Thursday | Express
Inter-state red sanders smugglers held in raid

Tirupati Urban police have conducted a raid on a godown in the SIDCO industrial area in Tamil Nadu and seized 595 red sanders root stumps weighing 14.817 tonnes.

17 Nov 2017

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Seven arrested in Krishna river boat tragedy

Seven directors of a river boating and adventure company were arrested by Vijayawada Police on Thursday in connection with Andhra Pradesh boat capsize incident.

16 Nov 2017

4 boats violating norms face music

The Water Resources authorities during a surprise check noticed that four boats from Polavaram to Papikondalu were carrying more tourists than the permissible limit at Singannapallii and suspended the

16 Nov 2017

Officials checking licences of boats at Purushothapatnam village in East Godavari district on Wednesday | Express
Boat services suspended in Krishna river for two days

District officials review safety measures; direct boat operators to provide life jackets to passengers.

16 Nov 2017

MPTCs taking bath outside the MPDO office at Mangalagiri in Guntur district  on Wednesday | Express
MPTCs demand transfer of MPDO

The MPTCs staged a protest demanding the transfer of MPDO on the MPDO office premises at Mangalagiri on Wednesday.

16 Nov 2017

High Court relief for ex-IAS officer SN Mohanty in Jagan case

In a relief to retired IAS officer SN Mohanty, the High Court on Wednesday quashed the charges framed against him by the CBI in the illegal investments case of YSR Congress president.

16 Nov 2017

CM N Chandrababu Naidu  meets Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation head (Asia) Purvi Mehta and Nick Austin (director) during AP AgriTech-Summit in Visakhapatnam on Wednesday | Express
Andhra Pradesh plans big to promote organic farming

Reiterating the government’s resolve of according a high priority to food security, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said that many initiatives had been undertaken to improve the organic farming.

16 Nov 2017

Megha Engineering and Infrastructures Limited sets record, pumps 100 tmcft water in 148 days

Megha Engineering and Infrastructures Limited (MEIL) has created another record by pumping 100 tmcft of water in just 148 days.

16 Nov 2017

At Rs 60 a kg, onions bring tears in Nellore

Price of onions seems to be skyrocketing over the past few days. The onion prices increased by over 50 percent in the past four days in the district.

16 Nov 2017