Andhra

  • Google inks MoU with Andhra Pradesh for state's IT vision 21 hours 55 minutes ago

    Visakhapatnam: Google India on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Andhra Pradesh government to support AP Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu's vision of transforming the state of Andhra Pradesh to 'Digital AP'. Under the pact, Google India would work with the AP government to get women as well as...
  • Governor ESL Narasimhan appeals people to make Swachch Bharat campaign a success 2 days ago

    Hyderabad: Governor ESL Narasimhan on Saturday called upon the people of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana to take active part in the 'Swachch Bharat Abhiyan', which will be launched on October 2. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had appealed in his Independence Day speech to every citizen to strive to make India...
  • Veteran batsman Amol Muzumdar announces retirement 5 days ago

    Mumbai: One of India's finest batsman in the domestic circuit, Amol Muzumdar on Thursday announced his retirement from all forms of the game ending an illustrious two-decade career that saw him captain the Mumbai team to a Ranji Trophy title in 2006-07. A talented right-handed batsman, the 39-year-old, who started his...
  • No decision yet on bauxite mining in agency area: Andhra Pradesh minister 5 days ago

    Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh Tribal and Social Welfare Minister Revela Kishore Babu said on Wednesday that the state government has not taken any decision on bauxite mining in agency areas in the state. Addressing a press conference on Wednesday, he said that there is no proposal pending with the government on bauxite...
  • Andhra Pradesh government mulls setting up travel and tourism university 6 days ago

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday directed the tourism department to examine the possibility of setting up a travel and tourism university in the state. At a review meeting with officials at the CM Camp office, the Chief Minister asked them to model it on the lines...
  • Andhra CM to visit upcoming new capital of Chhattisgarh, Naya Raipur on Monday September 21, 2014

    Raipur: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu whose state would be developing a new capital city postbifurcation will visit Naya Raipur, the upcoming new capital of Chhattisgarh, on Monday. Naidu will later meet his Chhattisgarh counterpart Raman Singh to discuss the successful execution of projects in Naya Raipur, official...
  • Government wants to establish Andhra Pradesh as knowledge hub September 20, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh Human Resources Development Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao said on Saturday that the government wants to establish the state as knowledge hub by bringing reforms in education sector. Addressing students and teachers at the statelevel Inspire Science ExhibitionII held at a city school, Rao said the state government...
  • With Rs 71 lakh in assets, Chandrababu Naidu is poorer than his wife, son September 20, 2014

    Hyderabad: Continuing with the practice he has been following for the last four years, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday declared his personal assets valued at Rs 70.69 lakh. "There is no increase in my assets except a minor hike in my bank balance," he told a...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Srikakulam has potential for industrial development, says CM Naidu September 18, 2014

    Srikakulam: Srikakulam district has potential for industrial development and industrialists have come forward to establish industries in the district, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu said on Thursday. He visited the district to inaugurate VKT Pharma Pvt Ltd set up by his friend Potluri Ramesh Babu. After inaugurating the pharma unit,...
  • Sreedharan named as principal adviser for Andhra Pradesh metro projects September 18, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday appointed E Sreedharan, former Managing Director of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, as principal adviser for the Metro Rail projects it has proposed to take up in Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada and Tirupati. The state government has already issued a preliminary notification for taking up the first phase...
  • Andhra Pradesh government seeking funds to implement mega loan waiver September 17, 2014

    Hyderabad: Desperate to keep its prepoll promise of loan waiver to farmers, the Andhra Pradesh government is seeking funds from different quarters to go ahead with the financially debilitating scheme. "The Andhra Pradesh Government open for funds for rythu runamaafi (farmers' loan waiver)," an official statement said on Wednesday. As a...
  • NTPC, Andhra Pradesh sign initial pact for 1,000 MW solar power projects September 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Stateowned NTPC has signed an initial agreement with Andhra Pradesh government for developing 1,000 MW solar power projects in Andhra Pradesh. "As per the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), NTPC shall develop 1,000 MW solar power projects at sites identified by the state government...
  • Bypoll results: Has BJP's strategy of polarising electorate backfired? September 16, 2014

    The 33 Assembly and 3 Lok Sabha seats bypoll results have surely come as a big shocker for the ruling BJP at the Centre. After a resounding victory in the Lok Sabha elections in May, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi led BJP has tasted its first major defeat. The biggest...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Chandrababu Naiduled government completes 100 days September 16, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu who completed 100 days in office on Tuesday said that he would "not celebrate" the occasion. "I am not celebrating (the first) 100 days in office. My only objective is to take the crisisridden state forward towards the path of development," he...
  • On Gandhi Jayanti day, it will rain welfare schemes in Andhra Pradesh September 15, 2014

    Hyderabad: Come October 2 and the Andhra Pradesh Government will launch a host of schemes keeping with the promises made by the Telugu Desam Party ahead of the general elections in May. 'NTR Sujala', a scheme intended to supply purified drinking water at Rs 2 per 20 litres, will be launched...
  • Rs 2.52 crore bounty for info for arrest of Naxal chief Ganapathy September 15, 2014

    New Delhi: An unprecedented Rs 2.52 crore cash reward has been announced for anyone giving information leading to the arrest of chief of CPI (Maoist) Muppala Lakshman Rao alias Ganapathy. 65yearold Ganapathy is one of country's most wanted persons. This is for the first time such a huge amount has been...
  • India's first ever eCabinet in Andhra Pradesh September 15, 2014

    Hyderabad: For the first time ever in the country, Andhra Pradesh government had its first paperless eCabinet meeting on Monday. Using the app, eCabinet, the ministers accessed the entire agenda of the Cabinet meeting in electronic form. In the eCabinet, data can be accessed by ministers by logging...
  • Andhra Pradesh government defers eauction of red sanders to October September 13, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Government has postponed the eauction of 4,160 tonne of red sander logs to October 1017, a senior official said on Saturday. "The eauction was originally scheduled to be held between September 1926," Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, AV Joseph said. He said that MSTC Limited, a public sector...
  • Andhra Pradesh panel on new capital to tour Asian nations to study models September 13, 2014

    Hyderabad: After completing tours in the country, members of a special committee set up by the Andhra Pradesh Government to study various models for building the new capital of the State, will visit Singapore, Malaysia and China as part of their assignment. The panel, headed by Municipal Administration and Urban Development...
  • Bypolls: Voting held for 33 Assembly, 3 Lok Sabha seats, counting on September 16 September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Moderate to high turnout today marked the byelections held in 3 Lok Sabha and 33 assembly constituencies spread across ten states in an exercise seen as yet another key test of Narendra Modi government's popularity since it assumed power in May. The polling in the three LS constituenciesVadodara...
  • Andhra Pradesh government forms panel on shifting of offices to Vijayawada September 13, 2014

    Hyderabad: Keen to relocate to the state's "ad hoc capital" Vijayawada from Hyderabad at the earliest, the Andhra Pradesh government on Saturday constituted a threemember committee of principal secretaries to examine shifting of offices of the heads of departments. Besides being the ad hoc capital, Vijayawada region will eventually become...
  • Andhra Pradesh bypoll: Over 65 per cent voting in Medak & Nandigama September 13, 2014

    Hyderabad: Over 65 per cent polling was reported in the byeelections of the Medak Lok Sabha seat in Telangana and the Nandigama (SC) Assembly seat in Andhra Pradesh, as polling came to a close at 6 PM on Saturday. The exact polling percentage will be known only late in the night,...
  • Bypolls in 3 Lok Sabha, 33 assembly seats on Saturday; acid test for PM Narendra Modi September 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Three Lok Sabha and 33 Assembly seats are going to bypolls on Saturday with the results crucial for both the ruling Bharatiya Janata Partyled National Democratic Alliance and the opposition parties who are yet to recover from the massive mauling in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The resignations...
  • J&K floods: Andhra Pradesh students narrate tales of 'horror' & 'adventure' September 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Without food and water for days, 36 Engineering students from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have tales of strength and survival to share about their experience of the worst floods witnessed by Kashmir Valley in a century. These students of NIT, Srinagar, claim to have travelled through one of...
  • Singapore proposes 'government to government' cooperation for Andhra Pradesh capital September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Singapore on Wednesday suggested a 'government to government' model of cooperation in building the new capital of Andhra Pradesh, which is proposed for inclusion in the 100 Smart Cities project. A delegation led by former Prime Minister of Singapore Goh Chok Tong met Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu...
  • Flood control room set up at Andhra Bhawan in Delhi September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: A roundtheclock control room has been set up at the Andhra Pradesh Bhawan here to assist people from the state affected by floods in Jammu and Kashmir. People from the state who require help can contact the helpline number 01123384188. Meanwhile, Andhra Pradesh Special Representative at New Delhi K...
  • Andhra Pradesh announces Rs 5 crore aid for Kashmir September 10, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday announced financial assistance of Rs 5 crore for the floodhit people of Jammu and Kashmir. He said the state has sent 300 metric tonnes of readytoeat packaged food. According to a statement from the Chief Minister's office, 145 metric tonnes of...
  • Telangana government completes 100 days in office September 9, 2014

    Hyderabad: An urge to break from the past, treading a new path and seeking to leave a Telangana stamp on different issues mark the tenure of the TRS government which completed 100 days in office on Tuesday. Having successfully led the agitation for formation of Telangana State, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar...
  • Andhra Pradesh government to soon sign deal with NTPC for 1000mw solar unit September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: In a bid to make Andhra Pradesh power surplus, the state government is shortly entering into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the NTPC for setting up a mega solar power unit with a capacity of 1,000 MW at Ananthapur. Andhra Pradesh Information & Public Relations Minister Palle Raghunatha...
  • Andhra Pradesh: YSR Congress to agitate against failures of TDP government September 9, 2014

    Hyderabad: YSR Congress will highlight "failures" of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) led Andhra Pradesh government in implementing its poll promises, especially loan waiver of farmers and women groups, through agitation programmes starting next month. "A decision to this effect was taken at a statelevel meeting chaired by YSR Congress president...