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Andhra Pradesh investigates planting of Monsanto's unapproved GM cotton

The order on Tuesday followed a similar order on Oct. 5 that was to inspect fields growing Bollgard II but that order was withdrawn on Friday with no explanation.

17 Oct 2017

Butta Renuka joined TDP on Tuesday (ANI)
YSR Congress MP Butta Renuka joins Telugu Desam Party

Renuka is the second YSRC MP to switch sides to the TDP after S P Y Reddy of Nandyal, also in Kurnool district.

17 Oct 2017

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All is not well when it comes to sanitation in private residential colleges

Despite charging a fortune from the parents, the residential colleges appear to have failed in putting in place the required infrastructure when it comes to hygiene.

17 Oct 2017

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No one cares about student suicides in Andhra Pradesh

Underplaying the issue, HRD Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao puts the figure of those who had committed suicide in  private junior colleges this year at seven and 35 during the last seven years.

17 Oct 2017

Mechanism to monitor private colleges needed: anti-student suicide commission member

D Chakrapani, member of the committee constituted to propose measures to be taken to prevent student suicides talks about regarding his study and the recommendations.

17 Oct 2017

Inflexible study hours, unfair expectations tighten noose in Visakhapatinam college

The study hour begins as students, a majority of them half asleep, gather for class that continues till 8 am.

17 Oct 2017

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Andhra: Students harassed & living in constant fear at many Vijayawada Management colleges

Students are beaten with sticks to wake on time and are under immense pressure throughout the day till their study hours gets over at 10 PM.

17 Oct 2017

State HRD Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao said stringent action would be taken against the colleges found violating regulations| YouTube screengrab
HRD Minister, DGP promise strong action against colleges breaking regulations

HRD Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao and DGP N Sambasiva Rao said stringent action would be taken against the colleges found violating the norms and regulations set by the BIEAP.

17 Oct 2017

HC pulls up TN on late Sadavarti lands claim

Expressing displeasure with the attitude of the Tamil Nadu government with regard to Sadavarti lands, a division bench of the Hyderabad High Court on Monday pulled up the Tamil Nadu government for del

17 Oct 2017

Andhra Pradesh to launch new policy to attract IT firms

The State government has decided to extend benefits to both the real estate developers and management of IT companies through the Designated Technology Parks (DTP) Policy, 2017-2020.

17 Oct 2017

Maoists kill trader branding him police informer

Maoists allegedly shot a trader dead at Gilibandha village in Annavaram police station limits of Chintapalle mandal after branding him as a police informer.

17 Oct 2017

Bid to ease traffic congestion

The Guntur Municipal Corporation (GMC) and traffic police department officials on Monday inspected various areas in the city, which are being plagued by traffic problems.

17 Oct 2017

DGP Sambasiva Rao interacting with schoolchildren during Swachh Bharat programme at Zilla Parishad High School at Etukuru village in Guntur district on Monday | EPS
Don’t put pressure on your children: DGP N Sambasiva Rao

DGP N Sambasiva Rao has advised parents and teachers not to put undue pressure on children to score high marks in the public examinations, as that would make children overstrain themselves.

17 Oct 2017

55 RVR & JC students get placement

As many as 55 students of RVR & JC College of Engineering were selected in campus placement here on Monday.

17 Oct 2017

The contraband neatly wrapped in covers seized at Pondugala check post  in Dachepalli mandal of Guntur district on Monday | Express
240 kg ganja seized

The police and revenue departments seized 240 kg ganja at Pondugala check post in Dachepalli mandal of Guntur district on Monday.

17 Oct 2017

Transport dept seizes 22 autos for overloading

Transport officials conducted a special drive and seized 22 autos for overloading, in Guntur district on Monday.

17 Oct 2017

MEPMA Project director suspended for misusing L19 l

Errant official misused fund allotted for construction of toilets at Venkatapuram panchayat

17 Oct 2017

‘Do not fear the GST regime’

Food and Public Distribution Department Joint Secretary Pramod Kumar Tiwari has told the traders not to fear the GST regime. 

17 Oct 2017

Rajamahendravaram in grip of viral fevers

Infectious diseases and viral fevers are on the rise in East Godavari district. “Viral fevers are spreading fast due to unhygienic conditions and stagnant water in residential areas,” GGH Medical Superintendent and District Coordinator T Ramesh Kishore has said.

17 Oct 2017

21-yr-old hangs self in jail

A 21-year-old youth arrested by Tuni Rural Police on charges of ganja smuggling allegedly committed suicide on Saturday evening in Rajamahendravaram Central Jail.

17 Oct 2017

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Andhra Pradesh: Maoists killed tribal after suspecting him as a police informer

According to sources, a group of Maoists picked up Lova Raju from his village in the wee hours of Monday and then killed him.

16 Oct 2017