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Underprivileged children need utmost care

Conference on ‘Children in Difficult Circumstances’ expresses concern over fate of minors doing menial jobs in cities

03 Aug 2016

Polavaram stopped in absence of green nod

At a time when relations between the BJP and TDP are  straining, here comes another blow. Construction work of the Polavaram project has been stopped…

03 Aug 2016

Naidu using force to crush agitation: Jagan

While claiming that the statewide bandh call given by his party to protest against the Centre’s refusal to grant special status to Andhra Pradesh was…

03 Aug 2016

Officials on high alert to ensure hygienic food for Pushkaram pilgrims

The food safety department officials in the State are gearing up to ensure that hygienic food is available to lakhs of pilgrims visiting Krishna-Guntur…

03 Aug 2016

2 killed, 20 hurt as tractor overturns

TWO persons died and 20 more were injured when a tractor in which they were travelling overturned in Ananthagiri mandal Agency area on Tuesday. The tractor…

03 Aug 2016

Shipping ministry to evaluate DCIL's performance

THE Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCIL) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Shipping for the 2016-17 financial year. …

03 Aug 2016

Godavari Antya Pushkaram receives less turnout of pilgrims on third day

The third day of the ongoing Godavari Antya Pushkarams-2016 (GAP) witnessed poor turnout of pilgrims due to the State-wide bandh and ‘Amavasya Tithi’…

03 Aug 2016

Chandrababu Naidu decides to give more time to Centre on AP special category issue

Telugu Desam Party and YSR Congress MPs competed to raise the special category status issue in the Lok Sabha today, and the Centre trotted out a statement…

03 Aug 2016

Cops armed with new software to spot criminals in the crowd during Pushkarams

The Enterprise Search software will provide an e-Cop functionality on laptops carried by policemen.

03 Aug 2016

Dalit community member hold wooden sticks and shout slogans during a protest | PTI
Naidu laments violence against Dalits, says conversion won't help

His remarks came in the backdrop of BJP facing flak over incidents of violence against dalits by cow vigilantes in various states including Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh.

02 Aug 2016

Bandh call by opposition in Andhra Pradesh proves to be damp squib

In Vijayawada, YSRC workers were taken into custody when they staged a protest outside the bus station and prevented movement of buses.

02 Aug 2016

Bandh for special status affects normal life in Andhra

The state-wide bandh, called by main opposition YSR Congress demanding that the Centre grant special category status to Andhra Pradesh, affected normal life with business activity coming to a standstill and educational institutions remaining shut.

02 Aug 2016

A view of the Lok Sabha. |File Photo: PTI
Andhra MPs force 2 adjournments in Lok Sabha

Members of NDA partner TDP and the opposition YSR Congress today forced brief adjournments of Lok Sabha proceedings creating noisy scenes demanding special category status for Andhra Pradesh.

02 Aug 2016

Andhra special status: YSR Congress calls for AP bandh

In protest against the Centre's refusal to grant special status to Andhra Pradesh, YSR Congress Party or Yuvajana Shramika Rythu Congress Party has called AP bandh today.

02 Aug 2016

Andhra government to do away with interviews for Group-2 executive posts

Henceforth, there will be no interviews for selection of candidates for even executive posts under Group-2 cadre in the State. The State government, which…

02 Aug 2016

Heavy pilgrims inflow on Antya Pushkarams Day 2

Pilgrims’ flow spiked on the second day of the Godavari Antya Pushkarams on Monday. The closure of educational institutions in the state due to the…

02 Aug 2016

Pilot e-salary payment takes off smoothly

The system will be extended to all treasury offices in the near future

02 Aug 2016

SFI enforces schools bandh in WG Dist

Following a bandh call given by the SFI, all the government and private schools in West Godavari district were closed down on Monday.In Eluru city, hundreds…

02 Aug 2016

Krishna district administration drives deep to ensure pleasant dip for pilgrims

The Krishna district administration is leaving no stone unturned to provide hassle-free bath for the pilgrims near the bathing ghats during the Krishna…

02 Aug 2016

Route maps at crucial points to help pilgrims

The Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) has started putting up signposts highlighting route maps at crucial junctions in the city to avoid any traffic…

02 Aug 2016

Stamp duty hike makes buying homes costlier

It was a jolt that was anticipated but not many were prepared for. The state government’s orders increasing the registration value of all immovable…

02 Aug 2016