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400 kg ganja seized, eight held

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 00:52

Eight persons were arrested and 400 kg of ganja was seized from their possession in Maredumilli forest in the agency area of East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh today, police said.

Panel on new Andhra Pradesh capital to meet CM on Saturday

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 21:39

The expert committee constituted by the Centre to study various alternatives regarding the new capital for Andhra Pradesh, will hold further round of talks with Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu here on Saturday before finalising its recommendations.

India to get two more missile test facilities

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 14:56

India will set up two more missile test range facilities, one each in Andhra Pradesh and Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Parliament was informed on Friday.

Telangana urges media not to use `T` for state

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 22:44

The Telangana government has urged the media not to use `T` as an abbreviation for the state and advised it to use either the complete word or TS.

Blind students` caning: AP Govt sends teachers to pvt school

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 22:29

The Andhra Pradesh Government has deputed its teachers in a private school for visually impaired children, where three boys were allegedly beaten up by the school principal in East Godavari district of that state.

Two held with 5 kg gold at Hyderabad airport

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 21:23

Over 5 kg gold which was allegedly being smuggled via the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) at Shamshabad here was Wednesday seized by Customs officials and two passengers arrested in connection.

Govt`s loan waiver scheme praised by all, says Andhra DyCM

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 15:47

Andhra Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister N Chinna Rajappa on Wednesday said the government`s loan waiver scheme for farm sector and women self-help groups has been appreciated by people in the state.

Minorities Commission turns heat on Wakf property encroachers

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 14:10

Alleged encroachment and land grabbing of Wakf properties in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana has come under the scanner of the Minorities Commission which has found 35-40 alleged cases of irregularities involving property worth Rs 30,000 crore.

Blind students` caning: 2 AP school officials get judicial remand

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 21:57

A court in Kakinada town today remanded in judicial custody two senior officials of a school in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh in connection with the brutal caning of three visually-impaired boys last week.

Blind students` caning: NHRC sends notice to Andhra Pradesh govt

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 12:37

The director and principal of a school for blind in Andhra Pradesh will be produced before a court, a day after they were arrested for beating up their students.

Andhra Pradesh govt to waive farm loans of up to Rs1.5 lakh per family

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 00:16

Andhra Pradesh Government on Monday announced it would waive farm loans of up to Rs 1.5 lakh per family, a move that is likely to impose a financial burden of Rs 35,000 crore on the cash-starved state exchequer.

Passenger train proceeds leaving few coaches behind

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 00:00

Passengers of a Bangalore-bound train found themselves "left behind", after bogies in which they were seated, ended up getting "detached" from the train, which proceeded only with its front-end coaches.