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Indian Overseas Bank to set up 700 cash deposit machines in Andhra Pradesh

Giving a detailed structure of the bank’s initiatives, the IOB MD said corporate loans percentage has been reduced to 49 from 52 of the total Non-Performing Assets (NPAs).

16 Feb 2018

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu (File|PTI)
Political temperature rises as CM Chandrababu Naidu, Jagan cross swords and Pawan seeks to find facts

Naidu reiterated that Central cabinet portfolios are not important and neither are resignations and stressed that 'right step will be taken at the right time'.

16 Feb 2018

Andhra Pradesh: HRD minister pulls up education department officials over faulty allocation of TET centres

State HRD Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao expressed his displeasure over the lapses in allocation of examination centres to the candidates of the State.

16 Feb 2018

Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu is the wealthiest chief minister with declared assets of Rs. 177 crore.
Biggest industrial corridor of country to come up in Andhra Pradesh soon: CM Chandrababu Naidu

Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu said that a Mega Industrial Corridor would be created between Anantapur and Krishnapatnam and it will be the biggest industrial corridor in the country.

16 Feb 2018

Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu (File | EPS)
I am not afraid of Centre, but Jaganmohan Reddy is, says CM Chandrababu Naidu

Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu asserted that the Centre gave Andhra Pradesh more or less what it is giving to other States.

16 Feb 2018

After Centre’s objection to quota, government tries to allay fears of  Kapus 

Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said his government had put in sincere efforts to extend BC status to Kapus.

16 Feb 2018

Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu is the wealthiest chief minister with declared assets of Rs. 177 crore.
Showcase ‘Sunrise AP’ at CII Summit through innovative ways: CM Chandrababu Naidu to officials

The three-day summit, which will be inaugurated by Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu, will begin on February 24.

16 Feb 2018

YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) chief Jagan Mohan Reddy
Indu Tech case: YSRC president Jagan Mohan Reddy gets CBI court summons

The special CBI court designated to hear the ED cases issued summons to the prime accused and YSRC president Jagan Mohan Reddy on Thursday. 

16 Feb 2018

Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu (File | EPS)
CM Chandrababu Naidu to visit Guntur district tomorrow

The Chief Minister will lay the foundation stone for setting up a ropeway at Kotappakonda being set up at a cost of Rs 7 crore.

16 Feb 2018

BBC team pats Guntur's NTR mirchi yard officials

A delegation of  BBC visited Asia’s biggest chilli yard to learn about chilli production and transactions taking place at NTR Mirchi Yard. 

16 Feb 2018

Andhra Pradesh: ONGC organises energy walk

The walk was conducted as part of month-long awareness programme Saksham - 2018 with the theme Indhan Sanrakshan ki Zimmedari, Jan Gan ki Bhagidari.

16 Feb 2018

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Andhra Pradesh: Smuggler arrested, red sanders worth Rs 4 crore seized

The police arrested smuggler Ashok Kumar and seized 164 red sanders logs weighing 3.2 tonnes and 44 toys made of red sanders. 

16 Feb 2018

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Forest officer held for taking Rs 50,000 bribe 

The forest beat officer caught red-handed by ACB while accepting bribe from a fisherman.

16 Feb 2018

The video of doctors performing surgery using mobile phones' light went viral.
Guntur GGH doctors perform surgery on patient under cell phone light

Hospital superintendent DS Raju Naidu issues memos against doctors for leaking the video.

16 Feb 2018

The AP Legislative Committee on Public Undertakings holding a review meeting in Tirupati on Thursday | Express
Energy efficiency steps help Andhra Pradesh's TTD save 80 lakh units

The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) saved 80 lakh units of power during the year after installation of LED and CFL bulbs at Tirumala. 

16 Feb 2018

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Andhra Pradesh: Four pilgrims killed, 20 hurt as truck overturns

A group of 30 persons hailing from Devangagudi village, near Chikkaballapur district in Karnataka State, embarked on a pilgrimage on February 12. 

16 Feb 2018

Andhra Pradesh: Strong rip currents make Vizag beaches unsafe

The ongoing study on the ‘rip current forecast’ along a 60-km stretch has revealed that the Bay of Bengal off Vizag coast has strong rip currents, making the beaches vulnerable to drowning mishaps. 

16 Feb 2018

BJP MLC PVN Madhav addressing a press conference in Visakhapatnam on Thursday | Express
NDA-bashing will backfire on TDP: BJP

PVN Madhav said that the TDP leaders are spreading false propaganda against the BJP and are accusing the Centre of reneging on the bifurcation promises.

16 Feb 2018

BESCOM aims to provide 24 hours power supply by next year.
Andhra Pradesh: 26000 power theft cases booked in Krishna last year; loss put at Rs 11 crore

Figure seems alarming as AP is an energy-efficient state, having bagged several awards

15 Feb 2018

Transport minister K Atchannaidu interacts with an awardee at the function in Vijayawada on Wednesday |  Express
Andhra Pradesh: 13 APSRTC drivers rewarded for being fuel-friendly

The RTC MD pleaded with the drivers to conserve 4 to 5 litres per day, and maintain 6 kmpl on an average, which could save Rs 350 crore per annum.

15 Feb 2018

Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu meets Kia Motors representatives at the State Secretariat on Wednesday | Express
Andhra Pradesh may get India’s largest paper mill, discussions begin

The management of Asia Pulp and Paper, one of the largest paper manufacturers in the world, has evinced interest to set up India’s largest paper mill in Andhra Pradesh.

15 Feb 2018