Andhra Pradesh News

Centre committed to develop new Andhra Pradesh capital: Venkaiah Naidu

Urban Development minister M Venkaiah Naidu here on Saturday said that the Centre is committed to develop the new capital region of Andhra Pradesh.

250 child labourers rescued in Hyderabad, 15 persons held

As many as 250 children, including 10 girls from Bihar, who were forced to work as child labourers in hazardous industries were on Saturday rescued from Old City here, police said.

 

Mild tremors felt in south Hyderabad

Mild tremors were felt in south Hyderabad late Friday night.

Ahead of Republic Day, security stepped up in Cyberabad

 Ahead of the Republic Day celebrations, Cyberabad Police have stepped up security in areas under its jurisdiction which mostly house information technology and related companies.

Naidu bumps into old friend MS founder Bill Gates at Davos

On the final day of his Davos trip, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu was taken by a surprise when he bumped into Microsoft founder Bill Gates on Friday at the World Economic Forum Annual Summit.

Boy dies of suspected swine flu in Andhra Pradesh

 A six-year-old boy died of suspected swine flu at the King George hospital here today.

Naidu meets Malaysian PM in Davos

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, who is in Davos to attend the World Economic Forum, met Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak during which he explained the opportunities for investments in the state.

Chandrababu Naidu meets Malaysian PM in Davos

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, who is in Davos to attend the World Economic Forum, met Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak during which he explained the opportunities for investments in the state.

ED attaches railway engineer's properties worth Rs 2.9 cr

The Enforcement Directorate has provisionally attached properties valued at Rs 2.90 crore of a senior railway divisional engineer, against whom CBI had filed a chargesheet under the Prevention of Corruption Act.

Suspected ISIS sympathiser sent to 10-day police custody

A local court on Wednesday sent Salman Mohiuddin, who was arrested for allegedly trying to leave the country to join the Middle-East terror group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, to 10-day police custody.

Cyberabad CP awarded by ECI for Best Electoral Practices-2014

Cyberabad Police Commissioner CV Anand has been conferred the Election Commission of India's National Special Category Award for the Best Electoral Practices- 2014.

CPM will get new general secretary at 21st Congress in April: Karat

CPI(M) General Secretary Prakash Karat on Tuesday made it clear that he would be replaced at the party's 21st Congress at Visakhapatnam in April.

Hyderabad: cab-driver arrested for filming sleeping woman passenger

A cab driver was on Tuesday arrested here on the charge of filming a lady passenger in an "indecent" manner, police said.

15 more marine police stations along Andhra coast: Rajappa

 Andhra Pradesh government will set up 15 more marine police stations along the coast in the state, Deputy Chief Minister N Chinna Rajappa said on Tuesday.

Three dead, 6 injured in cylinder blast in Vijayawada

Three women were killed and six persons sustained injuries when a gas cylinder exploded at a house here leading to fire in early hours of Tuesday.

Police want 15-day custody of US-returned ISIS sympathiser

Cyberabad police here on Monday sought 15-day custody of Salman Mohiuddin who was arrested for allegedly trying to leave the country to join the Middle-East terror group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.

Naidu to attend World Economic Forum as special invitee

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will leave for Davos early Tuesday to attend the World Economic Forum (WEF) as a special invitee at the annual meet that sees dozens of heads of state, corporate leaders and experts discuss a range of issues.

Congress leader P Venkata Rao is dead

Congress leader and former Andhra Pradesh minister Paladugu Venkata Rao passed away at a hospital in Hyderabad on Monday. 

Strengthen BJP in Andhra Pradesh for state's development: Venkaiah Naidu

Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs M Venkaiah Naidu asked people here to strengthen the BJP in Andhra Pradesh to solve the problems of the state.

Glowing tributes paid to NTR on 19th death anniversary

Rich tributes were paid to Telugu Desam Party (TDP) founder and former Chief Minister of erstwhile Andhra Pradesh NT Rama Rao on his 19th death anniversary on Sunday.

AP CM to be lead partner in making Araku a 'smart village'

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will be the "lead partner" in developing the tribal village Araku in Visakhapatnam district into a "Smart Village" under a new scheme being launched by the state government.

Smriti Irani lays foundation stone of IIM Visakhapatnam
Smriti Irani lays foundation stone of IIM Visakhapatnam

Union Human Resources Development Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday said here that a task force would be constituted soon to expedite setting up of Central education institutes, as assured in the state reorganization act, in Andhra Pradesh.

SATHI launches 'Swatch Bharat Force'

 Social Action Through Integrated Network (SATHI) has launched a Swatch Bharat Force (SBF) initiative to strengthen 'Clean India' drive.

Father of ISIS sympathiser says son did nothing illegal

The father of the city-based youth, arrested by the Cyberabad police when he was allegedly on his way to Dubai to join the Middle East terror group ISIS on Saturday said his son has not done anything illegal.

Foundation stone laid for IIM-Visakhapatnam

Union Human Resources Development Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday laid the foundation stone for the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in Gambheeram village near this coastal city in Andhra Pradesh.

US-returned engineer, on way to join ISIS, arrested in Hyderabad
US-returned engineer, on way to join ISIS, arrested in Hyderabad

The Hyderabad Police on Friday arrested a 32-year-old US-returned engineering graduate when he was about to board a flight to Dubai.

Singapore preparing Master Plan for Andhra's new capital

 While Singapore is preparing a Master Plan for the new capital of Andhra Pradesh, Japan has come forward to make such a plan for areas falling outside the perimeters of the proposed capital near Vijayawada.

ISIS sympathiser nabbed in Hyderabad

The Hyderabad Police on Friday arrested an Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) sympathiser, who was attempting to join the terrorist organisation in Syria.

Andhra Pradesh, Telangana celebrate Sankranti for second day

 The second day of three-day Sankranti festival was celebrated with fervour and gaiety across Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Three AP airports, one in MP to get CISF cover

 Three civil airports in Andhra Pradesh and one in Madhya Pradesh are soon expected to be brought under the armed security cover of central paramilitary CISF.