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  • Row over naming Hyderabad Airport DomesticTerminal after NTR, Telangana government says consent not taken Yesterday

    Hyderabad: The Civil Aviation Ministry had last week issued an order naming of the domestic terminal at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad after the Telugu matinee idol, TDP founder and former AP chief minister N T Ramarao. Since then opposition party Congress has been opposing the move. The...
  • Domestic terminal at Hyderabad airport named after TDP founder NT Rama Rao 6 days ago

    Hyderabad: The Union Civil Aviation Ministry on Friday issued an order naming the domestic terminal at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA), Hyderabad, after NT Rama Rao, the founder of the Telugu Desam Party, the ruling party of Andhra Pradesh. A senior official of the GMR Group, which manages the airport,...
  • Attack on business tycoon with AK-47 shocks Hyderabad 1 week ago

    Hyderabad: On Wednesday morning, an unidentified person with an AK 47 opened fired at a top industrialist in the posh and busy locality of Banjara Hills. K Nityananda Reddy, vice chairman of Aurobindo Pharma, one of the top pharmaceutical companies in India, fortunately escaped unhurt. The police are investigating the...
  • AP: Sachin Tendulkar receives warm welcome in his adopted village Puttamraju Kandrika November 16, 2014

    Nellore: Cricketing legend and Rajya Sabha MP Sachin Tendulkar received a warm welcome from Andhra Pradesh's Puttamraju Kandrika village on Sunday morning when he visited the village adopted by him under the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana. The "Little Master" plans to undertake various development work in the village at a cost...
  • MP Sachin Tendulkar decides to adopt Puttamraju Kandrika village in Andhra November 15, 2014

    Nellore (Andhra Pradesh): Rajya Sabha member and legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar arrived at the Krishnapatnam port near on Saturday evening, on his way to a village which he has decided to adopt. Tendulkar was accorded a warm welcome by the port officials. He also received a guard of honour by the...
  • Andhra Pradesh: MIM leader accused of rape November 11, 2014

    Anantpur: Police in Kadiri town of the district have registered a case against a man, a local leader of MIM, for raping a minor girl. The case was registered against CMD Eliaz (43) on a complaint filed by a minor Muslim girl under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences...
  • Andhra Pradesh: MIM leader allegedly rapes minor girl in Anatapur November 16, 1411

    Hyderabad: A Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen leader has allegedly raped a minor girl in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh. The class X student alleged that for the past three-four months the leader has been molesting her. When she informed her family about this, they approached an NGO, which further took them to police. Police...
  • Andhra Speaker misbehaves with Air India crew on-board, gets into a tiff -1263141128 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Andhra Pradesh Assembly Speaker Dr Kodela Siva Prasada Rao allegedly misbehaved with cabin crew on an Air India flight from Hyderabad to Vijayawada on Wednesday. The scuffle erupted after the crew asked Mr Rao's acquaintance, who was sitting with him in executive class, to return to his seat....
  • Vizag: Naval torpedo recovery vessel sinks, one killed November 7, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: One navy personnel was killed and four went missing as a naval vessel Thursday sank outside the Visakhapatnam harbour. Twenty-three personnel were rescued safely, officials said. The Torpedo Recovery Vessel (TRV) A-72 had 28 navy personnel on board. A search is on for those missing. Naval ships and aircrafts including P8I,...
  • Navy's auxiliary ship sinks off Visakhapatnam July 9, 1411

    A naval auxiliary vessel on Thursday evening sunk off the Visakhapatnam coast during a naval exercise leaving one sailor dead and four others missing. 23 people have been rescued so far. The vessel was on a routine mission to recover practice torpedoes fired by fleet ships during a routine exercise,...
  • BJP ally TDP likely to get another berth in Union Cabinet as Modi speaks to Naidu on nominees -781880168 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party ally Telugu Desam Party is likely to get a berth in the Narendra Modi Cabinet, say sources. Prime Minister Narendra Modi reportedly called up TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu on Friday evening and asked him to nominate a party leader for the Union Cabinet. Naidu has proposed the...
  • One dead, four missing after Navy auxiliary vessel sinks off Visakhapatnam harbour June 23, 1411

    Visakhapatnam: A Torpedo Recovery Vessel of Indian Navy on Thursday evening sunk off the Visakhapatnam coast during a naval exercise leaving one sailor dead and four others missing. Twenty-three people have been rescued, and a search and rescue operation launched for the missing. At the time of the incident which occurred...
  • Vizag: Andhra University professor arrested for allegedly supplying explosives to Maoists November 6, 2014

    A university professor in Andhra Pradesh has been arrested for suspected naxal links. The Telugu professor from the Andhra University in Vishakhapatnam was picked up by police for allegedly supplying explosives to Maoists. He will be produced in court later on Thursday. ...
  • Andhra varsity professor J Appa Rao arrested for suspected Maoist links November 6, 2014

    Hyderabad: An associate professor of Andhra University has been arrested for suspected links with the Maoists, Andhra Pradesh Police said on Thursday. His family has, however, complained that he was kidnapped from his home. Police in Visakhapatnam arrested J Appa Rao on receiving information that he has links with the Maoists....
  • Andhra Pradesh: YSR Congress holds protests against TDP government November 5, 2014

    Hyderabad: The main opposition YSR Congress on Wednesday organised dharnas across Andhra Pradesh in protest against the alleged non-implementation of election promises like loan waiver for farmers and self-help groups women by the TDP government. The protests were organised in 663 mandals in 13 districts of the state as per...
  • Andhra Pradesh: YSR Congress to hold protests against TDP government on Wednesday November 4, 2014

    Hyderabad: YSR Congress will hold state-wide dharnas on Wednesday against the TDP government for its alleged non-implementation of poll promise such as loan waiver for farmers and self-help groups, party president YS Jaganmohan Reddy said on Tuesday. "We will undertake dharnas in all 663 mandals in the state against Chandrababu...
  • AP to take its complaints against Telangana to Centre November 3, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will visit New Delhi on November 6 and 7 with a report listing "violation" of the AP Reorganisation Act and other laws by the Telangana Government. The Chief Minister will submit the report to the Union Ministers concerned while Chief Secretary I Y...
  • AP CM denying Telangana's share of electricity: K Chandrasekhar Rao November 2, 2014

    Hyderabad: Against the backdrop of the ongoing war of words between Telangana and Andhra Pradesh over sharing of electricity as well as water, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao alleged on Sunday that AP Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu had denied Telengana, its rightful share of power. "Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister...
  • Hyderabad: English and Foreign Languages university student gang-raped; two held -223124168 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: A 23-year-old student at the city-based English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU) was allegedly gang-raped on the university premises by a fellow student and another youth, police said on Sunday. One Nitin, studying Journalism at the university and Rajsimha, a former student of the institute, were arrested, Assistant Commissioner of...
  • Hyderabad Police keeps tab on people getting drawn towards ISIS via social media November 2, 2014

    Hyderabad: While India may not have joined the US-led coalition against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) but security agencies were keeping a close track of Indians who may be getting drawn towards the group via social media. The situation was alarming as more educated young people seem...
  • Hyderabad: State Child Rights Protection Team visits school after students complain of sexual harassment October 31, 2014

    The state child right protection team visited a school in Hyderabad after students complained that they were beaten quite often and were even sexually harassed. The school was earlier served with a notice but the authorities allegedly never replied. The team has given directions to the school and asked school...
  • Hyderabad: Former Google employee held for trying to join ISIS October 29, 2014

    Hyderabad: A 30-year-old former Google employee, who was allegedly plotting to join the Islamic State (ISIS) ranks in Iraq, has been detained by Hyderabad Police. Software engineer Munawad Salman, hailing from Tamil Nadu, got attracted to jihadist group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) through social media networks and...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Police arrest law student for Facebook comment 'I love Hudhud' October 29, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: Two people have been arrested in Andhra Pradesh for posting comments on social media sites on Cyclone Hudhud which hit the state earlier in October. A law student was arrested by CID officials in Guntur after he posted comments saying "I love Hudhud and that nature was taking revenge...
  • US to give 100,000 dollars to Cyclone Hudhud-hit in Andhra Pradesh, Odisha October 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The United States on Tuesday announced a financial assistance of $100,000 for those affected by cyclone Hudhud in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh. US Charge d'Affaires Ambassador Kathleen Stephens said the US will provide the assistance to NGO Plan India through the US Agency for International Development (USAID). "The...
  • TDP, TRS take their war to Facebook October 28, 2014

    Hyderabad: The bitterness between the Andhra and Telangana state political parties TDP and TRS has gone to new level. Telugu Desam Party's official Facebook page has put up a post that mocks the newly formed state of Telangana. The TDP takes a dig at TRS government in Telangana claiming that...
  • What's brewing? Andhra Pradesh wants to be top coffee producer October 26, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday directed officials to evolve ways to make the state a major producer of coffee. Naidu held a review on coffee production in Visakhapatnam region with former Coffee Board Chairman Krishna Rao and officials here. The Chief Minister was informed that despite favourable...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Power to be fully restored in cyclone-hit areas by month-end October 24, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: Power supply will be fully restored in Andhra Pradesh's coastal districts of Srikakulam, Vizianagaram and Visakhapatnam, which were badly affected by severe cyclonic storm 'Hudhud', by the month-end. This was stated by Information Technology Minister Palle Raghunatha Reddy, who said 80 per cent power supply has been reestablished in...
  • Venkaiah Naidu picks up the broom to clean cyclone-hit Visakhapatnam October 24, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat or Clean India campaign, Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu picked up the broom in the cyclone-hit Visakhapatnam on Friday. Naidu and his team cleaned up the beaches in Visakhapatnam which saw heavy destruction due to cyclone Hudhud. "People should voluntarily join the mission,...
  • Visakhapatnam: Venkaiah Naidu to adopt cyclone hit Chepalupada village October 23, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu has decided to adopt a cyclone-affected village in Andhra Pradesh. The Union Minister on Thursday announced that he and his family members will adopt Chepalupada village and undertake rebuilding work. Venkiah Naidu said they were ready to spend any amount of money required for reconstruction...
  • Japan keen to develop Andhra Pradesh's capital city October 22, 2014

    Hyderabad: Japan is keen to develop various projects in Andhra Pradesh, including state capital in Vijayawada-Guntur region as a smart city and three power plants of 10,000 Megawatts. A high-level Japanese delegation on Wednesday met Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu here and expressed willingness to transfer high-technology in agriculture and food...