ANDHRA PRADESH

  • Andhra Pradesh and Telangana worst hit by the swine flu virus 4 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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...
  • A post office in Kerala which 'delivers' mails to God December 11, 2014

    Sabarimala (Kerala): It is a unique post office, and one of its main tasks is to deliver letters to God. Located near the famed Hindu temple at the Sabarimala hills, the post office may perhaps be the only one in the country which does not work round the year. It...
  • Ranji Trophy Group C, Round 1: Assam record big win; Andhra Pradesh follow-on despite Prasanth ton on Day 3 December 9, 2014

    Medium pacer Krishna Das snared a seven wicket-haul to aid Assam in their 10-wicket win over Tripura in a Ranji Trophy Group C match on Tuesday. Tripura's batting came a cropper for the second time in a row, folding up for 135 and 155 in each innings after Assam made 275....
  • Ranji Trophy Group C, Round 1: Himachal take lead as Andhra give fitting reply on Day 2 December 8, 2014

    Fighting half-centuries from opener Ankush Bains and Rashmi Parida gave Himachal Pradesh a vital first-innings lead against Services on Day 2 of the Group C Ranji Trohpy cricket match on Monday. Responding to Serives' 226 in the four-day encounter, the Bipul Sharma-led Himachal finished Monday on 255 for six - a...
  • Ranji Trophy Group C, Round 1: Teja bails Hyderabad out of trouble, Himachal Pradesh on top against Services on Day 1 December 7, 2014

    Skipper Dwarka Ravi Teja missed out on a well-deserved ton as Hyderabad reached 281 for six against Andhra on the opening day of the group C Ranji Trophy match on Sunday. Ravi Teja played 167 balls to hit 13 boundaries before he was castled by right-arm swing bowler Bandaru Ayyappa. The...
  • Chandrababu Naidu meets Japan PM to seek co-operation on developing AP November 28, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, currently on a visit to Japan, on Friday met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who expressed confidence that bilateral ties between India and his country would be strengthened further. During the meeting, Abe said Japan would extend full cooperation to Andhra Pradesh in building...
  • Attack on business tycoon with AK-47 shocks Hyderabad November 19, 2014

    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 11, 2014

    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...
  • Vijay Hazare: Mohammed Kaif shines as Andhra Pradesh thrash Hyderabad November 8, 2014

    Secunderabad: Former India batsman Mohammed Kaif scored 88 as minnows Andhra beat a much-fancied Hyderabad by seven wickets in a South Zone leg match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy on Saturday. Batting first, Hyderabad were all out for 193 in 50 overs with Ashish Reddy scoring 43 while Stephen Veeraraghavulu picked...
  • Karnataka thrash Andhra Pradesh in Vijay Hazare Trophy November 7, 2014

    Secunderabad: Mayank Agarwal (162) scored a superb century to help Karnataka to a 163-run victory over Andhra Pradesh in a South Zone match of the Vijay Hazare National ODI Championships on Friday. Andhra Pradesh won the toss and bowled first but were pushed back by Karnataka who posted a big score...
  • Andhra Speaker misbehaves with Air India crew on-board, gets into a tiff November 7, 2014

    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....
  • 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...