ACB unearths assets worth several crores amassed by 2 AP babus

 The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) of Andhra Pradesh government today claimed to have unearthed assets worth crores of rupees amassed by two government officials through illegal means, in two separate cases.

Andhra Pradesh Police mulls use of drones to check red sanders smuggling

The Andhra Pradesh police is mulling the use of drone cameras for enhanced surveillance in Seshachalam forests of Chittoor-Kadapa-Nellore region in its bid to tighten the noose around red sanders smugglers.

Nellore: In a first, IPS officer arrested for looting in train

In a first of its kind, an IPS officer was arrested in Nellore on loot charges while travelling in a train.

Heat wave: Death toll crosses 1300 mark in Andhra Pradesh

The death toll due to searing heatwave sweeping Andhra Pradesh has crossed the 1300 mark on Thursday and has claimed 314 more lives in the last 24 hours, officials said.

Nellore schools to have highest number of eToilets in India

 Nellore in Andhra Pradesh will soon become the first district in the country with the highest number of school eToilets, thanks to Kerala-based Eram Scientific Solutions, the sole manufacturers of these electronic toilets.

Mountaineer Malli Mastan Babu's body to reach his native place today

The body of Indian mountaineer Malli Mastan Babu, who was found dead during an expedition in the mountains of Argentina last month, will reach his native place in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh on Friday evening.

Man held for trying to rape daughter-in-law in Hyderabad

An elderly man was today arrested after he allegedly tried to rape his daughter-in-law in Andhra Pradesh's Nellore district, police said.

Mountaineer Malli Mastan Babu's body to reach Nellore today

Body of famed Indian mountaineer Malli Mastan Babu, who was found dead during an expedition in the high mountains of Argentina last month, would reach his native place in Nellore district on Monday.

Mountaineer Malli Mastan Babu's body to reach Nellore by Monday

Body of famed Indian mountaineer Malli Mastan Babu, who was found dead during an expedition in the high mountains of Argentina last month, would reach his native place in Nellore district by April 20.

Passenger train coach gutted in fire in Andhra Pradesh

A coach of the Chennai-Gudur passenger train was gutted at Sullurpet railway station in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh Monday evening but nobody was injured in the accident, Government Railway Police (GRP) sources said.

RIP Malli Mastan Babu: 'Mountains retained its favourite child'

RIP Malli Mastan Babu: 'Mountains retained its favourite child'

Ace mountaineer Malli Mastan Babu, who went missing since March 24 from Andes Mountains in South America, has been found dead.

'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.

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.

Four arrested for election-time liquor distribution in AP

 The crime investigation department (CID) of Andhra Pradesh Police today said it had arrested four persons including a sub-inspector of Prohibition and Excise Department in connection with smuggling of liquor ahead of this year's general elections in Nellore district.

State govt to open three cancer hospitals in Andhra Pradesh

Three cancer hospitals would open in Kurnool, Nellore, and Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh Health Minister Kamineni Srinivas said here on Thursday.

Fire at Sriharikota Space Centre’s godown

Fire broke out at godown of private agency at Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh, destroying spare parts and machinery components inside, police said.

Protests in Andhra`s Nellore over women`s murder

A shutdown was observed for the second consecutive day in Nellore town of Andhra Pradesh to condemn the gruesome murders of a medical student and her mother.

Rains, fast winds lash cyclone-hit Andhra Pradesh

Heavy rains and gale continued to lash Nellore and other districts of Andhra Pradesh close to Tamil Nadu on Wednesday due to the cyclonic storm `Nilam.`

Tamil Nadu Express fire: 19 victims identified

Two days after fire gutted a coach of the New Delhi-Chennai Tamil Nadu Express, 19 of the 32 bodies had been identified by Wednesday as forensic experts continued to sift through the wreckage for clues.

Tamil Nadu Express fire – An avoidable tragedy

Twenty-four hours have passed since 32 people were charred to death in the fire that engulfed the S11 coach of Chennai-bound Tamil Nadu Express near Nellore in Andhra Pradesh; however a lot of questions remain unanswered.