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Andhra Pradesh capital Amaravati's fate hangs in balance after World Bank, AIIB pull out of project

Andhra Pradesh capital Amaravati's fate hangs in balance after World Bank, AIIB pull out of project

China-based AIIB on July 23 confirmed that it is not considering the Amaravati Sustainable Infrastructure and Institutional Development Project, barely six days after the World Bank dropped the

Jul 28, 2019, 12:00 PM IST
Satish Babu Sana, Hyderabad businessman and meat exporter Moin Qureshi's close aide, arrested by ED in money laundering case

Satish Babu Sana, Hyderabad businessman and meat exporter Moin Qureshi's close aide, arrested by ED in money laundering case

Sana is a close aid of meant exporter Moin Qureshi, who is accused of hawala transactions through Delhi-based operators.

Jul 27, 2019, 11:02 AM IST
Seven Naxals surrender before Andhra Pradesh Police in Visakhapatnam

Seven Naxals surrender before Andhra Pradesh Police in Visakhapatnam

Among those who surrendered, four are dreaded Maoists and two are Area Committee Member (ACM). 

Jul 24, 2019, 08:46 AM IST
195 kg cannabis seized in Visakhapatnam, one held

195 kg cannabis seized in Visakhapatnam, one held

One person was arrested and over 195 kilograms of cannabis worth 25 lakh was seized from his car here on Sunday.

Jul 21, 2019, 21:17 PM IST
Cleansing rituals performed at Tirupati after lunar eclipse

Cleansing rituals performed at Tirupati after lunar eclipse

As per Hindu beliefs, all places of religious worship are closed and no religious rituals are performed during an eclipse.

Jul 17, 2019, 09:04 AM IST
Lok Sabha passes bill to set up central, tribal universities in Andhra Pradesh

Lok Sabha passes bill to set up central, tribal universities in Andhra Pradesh

A Bill seeking to establish two new universities -- the Central University and the Central Tribal University in Andhra Pradesh -- was on Friday passed by voice vote in the Lok Sabha.

Jul 12, 2019, 19:47 PM IST
WATCH: Budding Hyderabad cricketer seeks financial help to represent India

WATCH: Budding Hyderabad cricketer seeks financial help to represent India

The Hyderabad lad has played several tournaments but in order to continue his professional training, he needs money.

Jun 30, 2019, 17:41 PM IST
Man sets himself on fire over failing to repay loan in Andhra Pradesh

Man sets himself on fire over failing to repay loan in Andhra Pradesh

Vijayawada Police told media that the deceased was running a transport business and had borrowed money from two people. Unable to pay back the loan, he burnt himself at his residence in Chodavaram

Jun 30, 2019, 10:44 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh ex-CM Chandrababu Naidu served notice to vacate official residence

Andhra Pradesh ex-CM Chandrababu Naidu served notice to vacate official residence

N Chandrababu Naidu has been asked to respond to the notice with an explanation within one week.

Jun 28, 2019, 10:44 AM IST
On Jagan Reddy's orders, JCBs begin demolition of building built by Chandrababu Naidu

On Jagan Reddy's orders, JCBs begin demolition of building built by Chandrababu Naidu

The previous TDP government under Chandrababu had ordered for the construction of Praja Vedika, a building Jagan Mohan Reddy says flouts several norms.

Jun 26, 2019, 07:10 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh, Telangana CMs to meet on June 28 to discuss water issues: Source

Andhra Pradesh, Telangana CMs to meet on June 28 to discuss water issues: Source

The chief ministers of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana would meet "officially" for the first time in almost three years on June 28 here to sort out differences related to water issues, sources close to

Jun 25, 2019, 15:03 PM IST
Jagan Mohan Reddy orders demolition of key government building built by Chandrababu Naidu

Jagan Mohan Reddy orders demolition of key government building built by Chandrababu Naidu

Praja Vedika was temporarily built by former AP CM Chandrababu Naidu but Jagan Mohan Reddy has said that its construction flouted norms.

Jun 24, 2019, 12:23 PM IST
Andhra CM Jagan Mohan Reddy appoints uncle YV Subba Reddy as chairman of Tirumala Tirupati board

Andhra CM Jagan Mohan Reddy appoints uncle YV Subba Reddy as chairman of Tirumala Tirupati board

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy has appointed his maternal uncle and senior YSRCP leader YV Subba Reddy as the Chairman of Tirumala Tirupati Devastanam (TTD) Board, an official

Jun 22, 2019, 17:43 PM IST
In Jagan Reddy's Andhra Pradesh, cops to get a weekly-off

In Jagan Reddy's Andhra Pradesh, cops to get a weekly-off

The state government's move to implement the weekly-off system in the Police Department is likely to benefit nearly 67,804 personnel.

Jun 19, 2019, 07:55 AM IST
Monsoon to hit Andhra Pradesh, Telangana after June 16: IMD Hyderabad

Monsoon to hit Andhra Pradesh, Telangana after June 16: IMD Hyderabad

The weather department had issued a heatwave warning for several districts in the state till June 16.

Jun 15, 2019, 07:23 AM IST
Former Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu frisked at Vijayawada airport

Former Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu frisked at Vijayawada airport

A security guard was seen frisking Naidu at the security entrance.

Jun 15, 2019, 07:01 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy set to expand cabinet, warns MLAs of future reshuffles

Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy set to expand cabinet, warns MLAs of future reshuffles

Ninety per cent of the cabinet is likely to be reconstituted following a mid-term review of the government's performance, said the new CM.

Jun 08, 2019, 08:08 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh: 5 dead, 3 injured in car-lorry collision

Andhra Pradesh: 5 dead, 3 injured in car-lorry collision

The accident took place when the victims were travelling from Achampet to Tirupati and their car reached Duravarajupalle village, said police.

Jun 07, 2019, 09:55 AM IST
Jagan Reddy revokes Chandrababu Naidu's order, allows CBI to operate in Andhra Pradesh

Jagan Reddy revokes Chandrababu Naidu's order, allows CBI to operate in Andhra Pradesh

The Naidu govt had issued a GO number 176, which prevented the CBI from conducting raids or carrying out investigations in the state without its permission.

Jun 06, 2019, 21:31 PM IST
Friends of 17-year-old student, diagnosed with blood cancer, start unique campaign to help him

Friends of 17-year-old student, diagnosed with blood cancer, start unique campaign to help him

17-year-old poor student Neeraj Kumar has been diagnosed with blood cancer.

Jun 05, 2019, 20:09 PM IST