Andhra Pradesh News

Sixteen Bangladeshi nationals held for illegal stay in Andhra Pradesh

Sixteen Bangladeshi nationals were on Saturday arrested from Penugonda village in West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh allegedly for staying in the area illegally, police said.

AP, Telangana to get model ITIs, says minister

One model Industrial Training Institute (ITI) will be set up in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana each, a Union Minister said here on Friday.

NDA govt implementing schemes innovatively: Dattatreya

The NDA government is implementing schemes and programmes innovatively and with the use of modern technology, Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said here on Friday.

SCR to run 132 Sabarimala Special Trains

South Central Railway (SCR) Friday said it will run 132 Sabarimala special trains from Hyderabad and other places to clear the extra rush of passengers and pilgrims heading to the pilgrimage in Kerala.

Constable, suspect in pharma tycoon kidnapping bid, nabbed

Police have picked up a constable of Andhra Pradesh Special Police (APSP), who had once worked with anti-Naxal Greyhounds force, in connection with yesterday's failed attempt to abduct vice-chairman of Aurobindo Pharma K Nityananda Reddy.

Quid pro-quo case:Jagan, other accused appear before CBI court

Hyderabad: YSR Congress chief Y S Jaganmohan Reddy and other accused in the case pertaining to alleged quid-pro-quo investments made in his firms today appeared before a special CBI court here which posted the matter to December 19.

Chandrababu wants TDP to attain national party status

Vijayawada: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday said he wants to expand the TDP's base in other states so that it can become a national party.

AP govt announces schedule for teachers' recruitment

Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh government today announced the schedule for recruitment of over 9,000 teachers in the state.

Emirates flight to Hyderabad diverted due to fog

Hyderabad: Emirates flight from Dubai to Hyderabad was diverted to Chennai Thursday due to fog at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here.

Policeman behind Hyderabad shootout arrested

A constable who opened fire from a stolen AK-47 on a top executive of a pharma company here on Wednesday has been arrested, police said.

8 new reserve police battalions to be raised in AP, Telangana

 The central government has approved raising of eight India Reserve Police (IRP) battalions in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana in a phased manner.

Pharma company chairman shot at in early morning attack in Hyderabad

K Nityananda Reddy, vice chairman and director of pharmaceuticals firm Aurobindo Pharma, was shot at here on Wednesday morning by unidentified assailants, reports said.

Will rebuild Vizag as a beautiful city: Chandrababu

Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu Monday said he will rebuild Visakhapatman, devastated by cyclone Hudhud, as a beautiful city by utilising the available natural resources.

Nirmala Sitharaman to develop two adopted AP villages into model ones

Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said the villages adopted by her in Andhra Pradesh under a central scheme will be developed into model villages within one year.

Bandaru Dattatreya to talk with trade unions in Hyderabad on proposed protest

Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya on Sunday said he would hold talks with trade unions who have planned a nationwide protest on December 5 against the alleged anti-worker policies of the NDA government.

'God of Cricket' Sachin Tendulkar visits adopted AP village

Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar was on Sunday accorded a warm welcome as he visited the tiny village of Puttamrajuvari Kandrika which he has decided to adopt under the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana.

Stayed in politics to thwart designs of Andhra forces: KCR

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Saturday said he wanted to retire from the active politics after the state came into existence, but decided to stay on to "thwart the attempts of Andhra forces" and save the newborn state.

Sachin Tendulkar in Andhra to visit adopted village

 Rajya Sabha member and legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar arrived at the Krishnapatnam port near here Saturday evening, on his way to a village which he has decided to adopt.

Hudhud fallout: Losses could go up to Rs 70,000 cr, says Chandrababu Naidu

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday said the exact financial loss caused by Cyclone Hudhud is yet to be calculated even as initial estimates indicate that it can go up to Rs 70,000 crore.

Venkaiah Naidu unveils bronze statue of Sardar Patel

Amid the Congress-BJP war of words over legacy of leaders, Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said that Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was "denied justice" during his life time and even after his death despite his contribution to the freedom struggle and unification of India.

Andhra Bank launches saving schemes for children, teenagers

The Andhra Bank here launched two schemes on Friday to encourage saving among children from an early age.

Boy gets stitches on thigh as teacher pinches him in classroom

 A nine-year old student of a private school here received two stitches on his thigh after his teacher allegedly pinched him for making noise in the classroom on Thursday, a district educational officer said.

Cyclone Hudhud: Andhra Pradesh govt to hold events to cheer up Vizag residents

Andhra Pradesh government has lined up a string of events on November 17 to cheer up and boost the morale of residents of Visakhapatnam, devastated by the last month's tropical cyclone Hudhud.

Gold seized from 14 passengers at Hyderabad airport

 Customs officials today seized 4.3 kg of gold from as many as 14 passengers at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here.

Woman kills son for harassing her, daughter-in-law

 A woman allegedly killed her son in Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh for repeatedly harassing her and his wife after getting drunk, police said today.

Andhra Pradesh CM starts three-day visit to Singapore

Seeking to attract foreign investment in his state, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has reached Singapore for a three-day visit during which he will meet senior government officials and top business leaders.

MIM leader allegedly rapes Class X student in Andhra Pradesh

In what could embarrass the Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen, a party leader was on Tuesday accused of raping a minor girl in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh.

Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh to share Tungabhadra river water

Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh Monday agreed to modernise canals on Tungabhadra's right bank for sharing the river water between the two states.

Navy chief reviews rescue operation in Visakhapatnam

 Navy chief Admiral RK Dhowan Sunday reviewed the search and rescue operations after the sinking of an auxiliary ship off Visakhapatnam coast, and also met the family of a sailor who died in the accident.

Navy chief reviews search operation in Visakhapatnam, no missing personnel found

Navy Chief Admiral RK Dhowan on Sunday reviewed the search and rescue operation by the force to find four of its personnel who are still missing after a torpedo recovery vessel sunk three days ago.