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Sri Durga temple's solar plant ready for launch, likely to save one crore electricity expenses

Unit expected to help temple save Rs 1 crore, generate 16 lakh units of renewable power annually.

11 Jul 2022

At food courts, eat at your own risk; eateries operating without license: FSSAI 

"Unfortunately, all eateries and mobile food joints are operating sans license, which is a gross violation of the FSSAI Act", said a senior official from FSSAI.

02 Jul 2022

FSSAI spending a fortune on testing due to lack of laboratories in Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh stood last in the category of largest States in State Food Safety Index -2022 conducted by FSSAI; it obtained zero in the Food Testing Infrastructure and Surveillance.

01 Jul 2022

New signal system eases traffic at Benz Circle Jn

Benz Circle is one of the busiest junctions in the city as it connects two highways. The signal system has reduced the waiting period for vehicles on each side of the junction by 45-60 seconds.

28 Jun 2022

Central intelligence agencies, I-T department raid ex-army man’s office

Three separate teams, including intelligence and IT officials, arrived at Narasaraopet on Monday and took Subba Rao into custody for questioning. 

21 Jun 2022

Agnipath: ‘No role’ of Subba Rao in Secunderabad arson, says Police

We are not ruling out his role completely as there is a possibility that he might have provoked students orally: SP

20 Jun 2022

Grama Sandarshini software to improve panchayats in Krishna district

Collector P Ranjit Basha said the State government has sanctioned 1,05,265 houses in both rural and urban areas in the district under PMAY-YSR Gramin Housing and PMAY-YSR Urban Housing programmes.

02 Jun 2022

Andhra: Cut in excise duty on fuel brings cheers to denizens 

State govt urged to slash VAT, cess and additional charges on fuel.

23 May 2022

Sri Durga Malleswara Swamy Varla Devasthanam hundi counting security stepped up 

Decision following theft during last week’s counting at Kanaka Durga temple; more CCTV cameras installed .

17 May 2022

Vijayawada police speed up probe into Ephedrine drug smuggling case

Vijayawada city police have reported the arrest of prime accused Kuppuswami Arunachalam Venkateshan to both the Chennai and Bengaluru customs departments.

14 May 2022

Vijayawada cops step up night patrolling to curb crimes

Police use Koper Curve Principle to identify problematic locations

09 May 2022

Drug case: Police suspect Chennai man’s role 

AP man’s duplicate Aadhaar used for sending drugs via courier; Police team sent to Chennai to track ‘real’ culprit.

03 May 2022

Vijayawada cops join Bengaluru drug bust probe

The investigation teams were formed after the preliminary probe found the drug trail extending to Vijayawada and Palnadu district. 

02 May 2022

Safety concerns act as deterrent to sale of EVs

Prospective buyers are hesitant to go for electric two-wheelers due to safety concerns though they are considered as a viable alternative to vehicles that run on expensive petrol. 

25 Apr 2022

Eluru villagers allege green norms violation, want manufacturing unit closed

PCB refutes charges as Akkireddygudem villagers vow to go to any extent to shut down unit permanantly & accuse Porus management of polluting environment

18 Apr 2022