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Andhra Pradesh govt switches to online education amid coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown

Andhra Pradesh govt switches to online education amid coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown

In the times when schools and colleges remain closed due to COVID-19 pandemic,  the Andhra Pradesh government has taken to online platforms to impart education to the students. 

May 10, 2020, 13:57 PM IST
Protests in Visakhapatnam over gas leak incident, locals demand closure of LG Polymers chemical plant

Protests in Visakhapatnam over gas leak incident, locals demand closure of LG Polymers chemical plant

The incident took place even as state Director General of Police DG Sawang was inspecting the vapour leak spot and talking to the management on the measures taken to restore normalcy.

May 09, 2020, 15:20 PM IST
Visakhapatnam gas leak: NGT directs LG Polymers India to deposit Rs 50 crore as interim damage

Visakhapatnam gas leak: NGT directs LG Polymers India to deposit Rs 50 crore as interim damage

The National Green Tribunal on Friday (May 8) issued notices to the Centre, LG Polymers India Pvt, Central Pollution Control Board and others in the Visakhapatnam chemical factory gas leak incident

May 08, 2020, 13:38 PM IST
LG Polymers expresses condolences for Visakhapatnam gas leak, says trying to find exact cause of incident

LG Polymers expresses condolences for Visakhapatnam gas leak, says trying to find exact cause of incident

The death toll in the gas leak at the chemical plant reached 11 even as over 1,000 people have been affected, some of them critically, due to the leak at around 2.30 am on Thursday.

May 07, 2020, 22:46 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy announces Rs 1 crore ex-gratia for kin of people killed in Visakhapatnam gas leak

Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy announces Rs 1 crore ex-gratia for kin of people killed in Visakhapatnam gas leak

The death toll in gas leak at a chemical plant of LG Polymers at RR Venkatapuram village in the district climbed to 11. Over 1,000 people have been affected, some of them critically, due to the leak

May 07, 2020, 16:21 PM IST
11 dead, over 1,000 affected due to gas leak at chemical plant in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam

11 dead, over 1,000 affected due to gas leak at chemical plant in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam

The death toll in gas leak at a chemical plant of LG Polymers at RR Venkatapuram village in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district climbed to 11 on Thursday (July 7).

May 07, 2020, 14:56 PM IST
Visakhapatnam gas leak: Take every possible step to save lives, says Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy as death toll reaches 8

Visakhapatnam gas leak: Take every possible step to save lives, says Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy as death toll reaches 8

The death toll in gas leak at a chemical plant of LG Polymers at RR Venkatapuram village in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district jumped to 8 on Thursday (July 7).

May 07, 2020, 12:11 PM IST
What is Styrene, the chemical compound used at LG Polymers that caused Vishakapatnam gas leak

What is Styrene, the chemical compound used at LG Polymers that caused Vishakapatnam gas leak

Six people, including one children, died and over 1,000 were hospitalised due to the gas leak at a chemical plant at RR Venkatapuram village in Andhra Pradesh's Vishakapatnam.

May 07, 2020, 11:40 AM IST
Visakhapatnam gas leak death toll jumps to 6, PM Modi to meet NDMA officials

Visakhapatnam gas leak death toll jumps to 6, PM Modi to meet NDMA officials

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday (May 7) spoke to Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy about the deadly gas leak at a chemical plant in in

May 07, 2020, 10:55 AM IST
5 dead, over 1,000 hospitalised after gas leak at chemical plant in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam

5 dead, over 1,000 hospitalised after gas leak at chemical plant in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam

Five people, including one children, died while over 1000 were hospitalised after a gas leakage from a chemical plant at RR Venkatapuram village in Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh on

May 07, 2020, 10:06 AM IST
Three dead after gas leak at pharma plant in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam

Three dead after gas leak at pharma plant in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam

Three people including a child died and several fell ill due to chemical gas leakage inside a pharmaceutical company at RR Venkatapuram village in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam on Thursday (May 7).

May 07, 2020, 08:20 AM IST
Several fall ill due to gas leakage at pharma plant in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam

Several fall ill due to gas leakage at pharma plant in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam

Several people fell ill due to chemical gas leakage inside a pharmaceutical company at RR Venkatapuram village in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam. People were admitted to hospital after they

May 07, 2020, 07:32 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh's EAMCET 2020 online application deadline extended

Andhra Pradesh's EAMCET 2020 online application deadline extended

Interested students can also download the mobile app "APSCHE myCET" available on Google Play Store to get the latest updates on the CET.

May 06, 2020, 19:59 PM IST
Liquor shop to remain open in Andhra Pradesh from 11 am to 7 pm; price hike by 25 percent

Liquor shop to remain open in Andhra Pradesh from 11 am to 7 pm; price hike by 25 percent

As some states start relaxing lockdown restrictions as India enters lockdown 3.0 on Monday, Andhra Pradesh government has allowed the opening of liquor shops in the state with certain criteria. 

May 04, 2020, 10:44 AM IST
Andhra migrant worker who walked 150-km due to coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown to reach home dies

Andhra migrant worker who walked 150-km due to coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown to reach home dies

Tragically, due to fears of getting COVID-19 infection, no one came to his rescue.

May 01, 2020, 14:59 PM IST
Amid coronavirus COVID-19 scare, couple tie knot in small ceremony in Andhra Pradesh's Tirupati

Amid coronavirus COVID-19 scare, couple tie knot in small ceremony in Andhra Pradesh's Tirupati

Performing big fat weddings even during the coronavirus lockdown period isn't necessary and this can be learnt from a modest and novel marriage that took place in the temple town of Tirupati in

May 01, 2020, 00:25 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy to introduce English as medium of education in government schools

Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy to introduce English as medium of education in government schools

The opposition Telugu Desam Party, however, vehemently opposed the state government's move invoking "Telugu Pride".

Apr 30, 2020, 22:32 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh claims to be first in country in coronavirus COVID-19 testing

Andhra Pradesh claims to be first in country in coronavirus COVID-19 testing

With an average of 1,504 coronavirus COVID 19 tests per one million population, the officials in Andhra Pradesh said on Tuesday that the southern state tops in country on that count while adding

Apr 28, 2020, 17:34 PM IST
Staff nurse at Andhra Pradesh Raj Bhavan tests positive for COVID-19

Staff nurse at Andhra Pradesh Raj Bhavan tests positive for COVID-19

The woman staff, who was part of a medical team stationed at the Governor's official residence in Vijayawada, has been admitted to the designated COVID-19 hospital for treatment.

Apr 27, 2020, 13:01 PM IST
AIMIM distributes PPE kits to ‘Asha’ and ‘Anganwadi’ workers and cops in Hyderabad

AIMIM distributes PPE kits to ‘Asha’ and ‘Anganwadi’ workers and cops in Hyderabad

AIMIM president and lawyer Asaduddin Owaisi distributed 178 Personal Protection Kits (PPE) and 2,640 Mini Kits among Asha Workers and Anganwadi Workers in his Hyderabad Parliamentary Constituency.

Apr 24, 2020, 15:40 PM IST