ANDHRA PRADESH

  • Andhra Pradesh CM to lay foundation stone for Pattiseema project on Monday Yesterday

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will lay the foundation stone for Pattiseema lift irrigation project on Monday. "The project will solve water woes of the parched Rayalaseema region bringing respite for farmers. Over 3,000 tmc ft of flood water draining into the sea from Godavari will be...
  • HDFC Bank to focus on expanding business in Andhra Pradesh 4 days ago

    Hyderabad: The HDFC Bank will focus on expanding its business in Andhra Pradesh, where hectic economic activity is likely with proposed new industries and building of a new state capital. The private bank will decide on the number of new branches depending on the pace of the economic activity in the...
  • Andhra Pradesh government considering Amaravathi as new capital city 6 days ago

    Hyderabad: Amaravathi is one of the towns under the consideration of the Andhra Pradesh government for being named as its capital in the Vijayawada-Guntur region of the State. Amaravathi, which derives its name from Amareshwara Temple located in the historic village in Guntur district, falls under the capital region chosen...
  • Amaravathi likely to be the new capital of Andhra Pradesh: reports 6 days ago

    Hyderabad: The N Chandrababu Naidu government is considering naming the new city Amaravathi as the capital of Andhra Pradesh. The new capital city is built between Vijayawada and Guntur. According to Indian Express, an official announcement is likely to be made shortly. The actual Amaravathi town is 35 kms away from...
  • Supreme Court declines to hear PIL on developing new capital city of Andhra Pradesh March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday declined to entertain a PIL questioning the decision to develop new capital city of Andhra Pradesh on the southern side of river Krishna near Vijayawada without adequate environment clearances. "Only at the time of construction activities, environment clearances are required and not before that,"...
  • Centre to appoint official to coordinate with Andhra Pradesh and Telangana March 19, 2015

    New Delhi: The Centre has decided to appoint a senior Home Ministry official to coordinate with Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and concerned ministries for speedy implementation of the provisions in Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act. The decision came following a meeting of a delegation of Andhra Pradesh BJP leaders with Union Home Minister...
  • Basic provisions of AP Re-Organisation Bill not implemented: Sonia Gandhi March 17, 2015

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi made a rare speech in the Lok Sabha stating that the basic provisions of the Andhra Pradesh Re-Organisation Bill have not been implemented and urged the government to take immediate action. She said, "Nine months have passed, they feel they are being taken for granted. I...
  • 10 TDP legislators suspended from Telangana Assembly for entire Budget session March 9, 2015

    Hyderabad: Ten legislators of the opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) were suspended on Monday from the Telangana Assembly for the entire Budget session for disrupting the proceedings. Speaker S Madhusudana Chary announced the suspension of the TDP members after Minister for Legislative Affairs T Harish Rao moved the resolution. As soon as...
  • Union Minister YS Chowdary meets Amit Shah over special package for Andhra Pradesh March 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Amid reports of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu sulking over Centre's failure to fulfill promises to his state in the Union Budget, senior TDP leader and Union Minister YS Chowdary on Saturday met BJP president Amit Shah pressing for special package for the bifurcated state. According to...
  • Japanese companies facing tax, regulations and red tape woes in India March 5, 2015

    Hyderabad: Japanese companies operating in India are facing problems arising out of complicated tax system, string of regulations and red tape, a senior official of that country said here on Thursday. "We must improve business environment in India. There are so many Japanese companies. Over 1,200 companies are operating in India...
  • Andhra CM backs Land Ordinance, promises to cut green tape for investors March 3, 2015

    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...