ANDHRA PRADESH

  • Andhra CM backs Land Ordinance, promises to cut green tape for investors Yesterday

    Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has thrown his weight behind the Land Acquisition Amendment Bill and promised to cut green tape for investors and provide speedy clearance. He said, "We have to support the Land Ordinance and the spirit of implementation is very important." ...
  • Hyderabad: 2 dead, 13 injured after explosion in Gulf Oil Corporation office February 23, 2015

    Kukatpally: A major explosion in Gulf Oil Corporation office located at Kukatpally in Hyderabad killed two people and injured as many as 13 people on Monday. The accident happened due to explosion in reactor but the fire has now been brought under control. More information awaited. ...
  • Ranji Trophy: Pacers, Jadhav fire Maharashtra into semis February 18, 2015

    Lahli: Pacers Anupam Sanklecha (4 for 19) and Shrikant Mundhe (2 for 17) bowled Maharashtra into the semifinals of Ranji Trophy, beating Andhra Pradesh by 75 runs in a quarterfinals clash here. Maharashtra set the opposition a 177-run target but their pacers, led by Sanklecha and Shrikant Mundhe, then skittled Andhra...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Quarter-Finals, Day 3 February 18, 2015

    For Live Updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page Mumbai look to gain upper hand against Delhi, Mahrashtra-Andhra QF in the balance, Karnataka look to dominate Assam, Vidarbha look to put up a fight against Tamil Nadu on day three. ...
  • Ranji Trophy: Maharashtra ahead by 125 runs against AP February 17, 2015

    Rohtak: In what is turning out to be a low-scoring match, Andhra, despite being bowled out for 138, took the first-innings lead before Maharashtra extended their overall lead to 125 on day 2 of the Ranji Trophy quarterfinals here on Tuesday. In their second innings at stumps, Maharashtra were 172 for...
  • Amitabh Bachchan to take part in Andhra Pradesh Government's awareness campaign on maternal and child mortality February 17, 2015

    Hyderabad: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan would take part in an awareness campaign of Andhra Pradesh Government on health issues like maternal and child mortality. "The Principal Secretary (Health) is going to Mumbai next week. He will meet him (Bachchan) with regard to the campaign which would be mainly on maternal and...
  • Ranji Trophy: Siva takes 6 wickets to put Andhra Pradesh in driver's seat February 16, 2015

    Lahli: Paceman D Siva Kumar wreaked havoc with a six-wicket haul as Andhra Pradesh bundled out Maharashtra for a measly 91 and then ended the day at 87 for 3 in their Ranji Trophy quarterfinal match, here on Monday. Maharashtra chose to bat but the decision backfired as only four of...
  • Amendments to Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act likely in Budget session February 15, 2015

    Hyderabad: Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday indicated that the Centre may take up the issue of introducing amendments to the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act 2014 during the forthcoming budget session of Parliament. "Regarding amendments in AP Reorganisation Act 2014, we are going to talk to both the state governments...
  • Can't guarantee passage of pending bills in Rajya Sabha: Sitaram Yechury February 8, 2015

    Vijayawada: CPM politburo member Sitaram Yechury on Sunday said that his party cannot guarantee the passage of pending Bills in Rajya Sabha during the coming budget session. "The NDA government introduced anti-people Bills, which have much impact on the economy as well as on the living conditions of the people,"...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 9, Group C, Day 2: Bharat hits triple ton as Andhra take upper hand February 7, 2015

    Ongole: Srikar Bharat scored his career-best 308 as Andhra posted a huge 548 for five declared in their first innings before reducing Goa to 187 for eight on the second day on Saturday. Goa still trail the home team by 361 runs with just two wickets remaining. Bharat on Saturday converted his...
  • Andhra MP K Geetha tests positive for Swine Flu; hospitalised February 2, 2015

    Visakhapatnam: Araku Lok Sabha MP K Geetha has tested positive for Swine Flu and is undergoing treatment at a private hospital here, health officials said on Monday. According to District Medical and Health Officer J Sarojini, the Andhra Pradesh legislator was admitted to the hospital four days ago after suffering from...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 8, Group C wrap: Assam take first-innings lead against Andhra January 30, 2015

    Guwahati: Assam took a vital first-innings lead in their Group C Ranji Trophy cricket match against Andhra Pradesh here on Friday. At stumps on the second day, Assam were 199 for six in their first innings, taking a lead of 62 runs with four wickets remaining in reply to the visiting...
  • AP government issues alert after rise in swine flu cases in Telangana, Delhi & Gujarat January 30, 2015

    Mumbai: The Andhra Pradesh government has issued an alert with Telangana, Delhi & Gujarat witnessing a steep rise in swine flu cases. So far 60 deaths have been recorded in the country in 2015. Telengana is the worst hit with around 500 cases and 17 deaths. The National Capital is also...
  • Centre must come clear on Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act: CPM January 28, 2015

    Vijaywada: CPI (M) politburo member BV Raghavulu on Wednesday said that both the State and the Centre should clarify their stand on promises made in the Andhra Pradesh Re-organisation Act and demanded that Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu mount pressure on the Union Government over extending a special package to the...
  • Andhra Pradesh and Telangana worst hit by the swine flu virus January 21, 2015

    Hyderabad: Three more deaths due to swine flu have been reported in Hyderabad on Wednesday. This has taken the death toll in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana to 10 this year. Both the states remain worst hit by the swine flu virus. 49 fresh cases of swine flu, the highest in a...
  • 25 new cases of swine flu reported in Hyderabad January 20, 2015

    Hyderabad: 25 new cases of swine flu have been reported in Hyderabad on Tuesday. The total number of cases reported from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh till now is 173 in January with 7 dead. Swine flu continues to spread its wings across the country with fresh cases being reported daily....
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 6, Group C wrap: Andhra on top against Tripura; No play in Dharamsala January 14, 2015

    Ongole: Riding on a superb ton by skipper Mohammad Kaif and a half-century by Ricky Bhui, Andhra took a solid 159-run first innings lead before reducing Tripura to 13 for three in their second innings on day two of their Ranji Trophy Group C cricket match here on Wednesday. Starting the...
  • EC announces dates for by-elections in WB, Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and AP January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: The Election Commission of India on Monday announced the dates for by-elections to fill vacancies in the Lok Sabha and Legislative Assemblies of West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh. The by-elections will take place on February 13 and the counting of votes will take...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group C: Hyderabad clinch easy win over Tripura January 8, 2015

    Agartala: Hyderabad romped home to a facile nine-wicket triumph over Tripura after the home team's batting collapsed on Thursday and left the visitors with a meagre 45-run target in their Ranji Trophy Group C cricket match here. Overnight 240 for four, Tripura collapsed to 351, leaving Hyderabad with a target of...
  • Andhra Pradesh: School of Wonder Kids secures place in India Book of Records January 7, 2015

    Visakhapatnam: The School of Wonder Kids has secured a place in the India Book of Records after its senior kindergarten kids did 100 mathematical calculations in a matter of 10.2 minutes during a test conducted on Wednesday. Nearly 30 kids of the school participated in the event held in the presence...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group C: Stephen's 6-wicket haul takes Andhra on verge of victory January 7, 2015

    Vizianagaram: Pacer Cheepurapalli Stephen's six wicket haul took Andhra on the verge of an outright victory after they bundled out Jharkhand for 104 on the third and penultimate day of their Ranji Trophy cricket match here on Wednesday. Resuming the day 179 for four, Andhra scored 304 all out in their...
  • Swine flu scare across India, fresh cases reported in Delhi, Telangana January 6, 2015

    New Delhi/ Hyderabad: Swine flu continues to spread its wings across the country with fresh cases being reported in Hyderabad. Six cases have also been reported from Telangana and one from Andhra Pradesh. Sixteen people have died from the virus in both the states. Meanwhile, four fresh cases have been...
  • AP CM's popularity rises across social networking platforms January 4, 2015

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu is gaining in popularity on various social networking platforms, including garnering over 4.3 lakh followers on Twitter. "The number of followers of Naidu's Twitter page is 4,37,696, while the number of likes on his Facebook page is 3,38,114 and the number of likes...
  • Government monitoring swine flu situation, arrangements in place: JP Nadda January 2, 2015

    Hyderabad: Swine flu has claimed two more lives in Hyderabad in the last 24 hours. One of the deceased is a 29-year-old lady who was pregnant. This has become a big health concern for everyone. Over 80 cases of swine flu have been reported in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh in 2014....
  • Hyderabad: 63-year-old receptionist allegedly rapes minor girl December 22, 2014

    Hyderabad: A minor girl was on Monday allegedly raped by a 63-year-old man, working as a receptionist at her residential educational institute in SR Nagar in Hyderabad, police said. The accused, identified as Hargopal, was later arrested. The incident took place when the 11-year-old girl was going from one block of...
  • Swine flu kills 8 in Andhra, Telangana; bird flu alert in Chandigarh December 22, 2014

    Hyderabad/Chandigarh: The deadly Swine flu has struck once again, three people in Telangana and five people in Andhra Pradesh have succumbed to the deadly virus. In Punjab, birds have been tested positive for Avian flu at the Sukhna lake and reports of over 300 crows dying under mysterious circumstances are...
  • Andhra: Post graduate student throws acid on lecturer for not marrying her December 20, 2014

    Guntur: A post graduate student allegedly threw acid on her former lecturer outside a government polytechnic college at Nallapadu in Guntur district on Saturday, apparently to take "revenge" from him for reneging on his promise to marry her, police said. The incident occurred when the young woman, who is currently pursuing...
  • Three people die of swine flu in Hyderabad; Telangana toll mounts to 8 December 18, 2014

    Hyderabad: Three people have succumbed to swine flu in Hyderabad in the last two days, taking the total number of deaths due to the disease in 2014 in Telangana to eight. Two persons infected with the H1N1 virus died late on Tuesday while the third patient passed away on Wednesday,...
  • Ranji Trophy Group C, Round 2: Andhra close in on win against Kerala on Day 3 December 16, 2014

    Andhra raised hopes of an outright win after staging a fightback by ending Kerala's second innings at 129 in their Group C Ranji Trophy cricket match. By stumps on the third and penultimate day at Dr PVG Raju ACA Sports Complex, Andhra cruised to 55 for no loss in just eight...
  • Ranji Trophy Group C, Round 2: Kerala bundle out Andhra Pradesh for 141 December 15, 2014

    Vizianagaram: Kerala put up a spirited bowling effort to dismiss Andhra Pradesh for 141 and gain first innings lead in a Group C Ranji Trophy match on Monday. Kerala, resuming day two on 206 for seven, went on to score 229 in their first innings before cleaning up Andhra for a...