Education | Edited by Anisha Singh | Wednesday March 15, 2017
The Andhra Pradesh government in its annual budget presented today announced that it will increase the share of funds for education in the state. The government also announced that it will make special provisions for assistance to unemployed youth in the state.
Andhra Pradesh News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 6, 2017
The Andhra Pradesh government today backed the idea to hold simultaneous elections to Lok Sabha and state Assemblies and even suggested that polls to urban and rural local bodies too be held within one year thereon
India News | NDTV News Desk | Tuesday February 28, 2017
A private bus fell off a bridge into a canal in Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh early this morning, killing eight people and leaving over 30 injured. The driver was allegedly drowsy and lost control of the Volvo bus, which was heading from Bhubaneswar to Hyderabad.
Andhra Pradesh News | Reported by Uma Sudhir, Edited by Nonika Marwaha | Wednesday February 22, 2017
Around 3 am on Wednesday morning, the police in Hyderabad swooped down on activists who had planned a protest over unemployment in Telangana, India's newest state. Later in the morning, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao was seen at a temple in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh, offering an eye-popping array of gold ornaments worth crores to "thank" the ...
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday February 22, 2017
In a major push for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Skill India' mission, Microsoft's Indian-born CEO Satya Nadella on Wednesday launched "Project Sangam" to help the government not only train but also assist people get jobs via professional networking website LinkedIn that was acquired by the company last year.
Press Trust of India | Friday January 27, 2017
Andhra Pradesh government will support the project by providing infrastructure, power, roads and other clearances.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday January 22, 2017
The Andhra government on Sunday announced Rs 5 lakh each for the next of kin of 36 persons who died in the Hirakhand Express derailment in Vizianagram district.
India News | NDTV NEWS DESK | Monday January 23, 2017
At least 39 people were killed and 54 injured after the Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express derailed in Andhra Pradesh's Vizianagaram district on Sunday. The incident took place around 11:30 pm on Saturday when the train was going from Jagdalpur (Chhattisgarh) to Odisha capital Bhubaneswar. Rescuers battled to pull survivors from the wreckage o...
India News | Written by Ratnadip Choudhury | Sunday January 15, 2017
BJP-ruled Assam has taken a big step towards the no-cash economy that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is trying popularise. With digital e-wallet Toka Paisa, which also has a smart-card version, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal made Assam the first state in eastern India to have its own e-wallet. So far, only Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra have their...
Andhra Pradesh News | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 12, 2017
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Wenesday said his Government's only agenda is development as he inaugurated a lift irrigation scheme which he said will be of immense help to drought- prone region of Rayalaseema.
Education | Edited by Shihabudeen Kunju S | Tuesday February 14, 2017
Applications have been invited online for recruitment for the post of Lecturers in Government Degree Colleges in the Andhra Pradesh Collegiate Education Service.
Hyderabad News | Written by Divya Vishwanathan | Saturday December 31, 2016
Like Bengaluru, Hyderabad was known as a city of lakes from the days of the Nizams and the Qutb Shahis. But in the last few decades, Hyderabad's lakes have been encroached by big builders, who have destroyed the impressive man-made water storage system that helped keep drought and flood at bay. And now, the government's beautification of the lakes ...
South | Press Trust of India | Friday December 30, 2016
Andhra Pradesh government today signed a memorandum of understanding with the Indian Railways for setting up a joint venture company for taking up major rail projects in the state.
Andhra Pradesh News | Reported by Uma Sudhir, Edited by Indroneil B Biswas | Friday December 16, 2016
There was a distinct lack of activity when Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu asked for a show of hands on how many top government officials have begun using cards instead of cash.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday December 15, 2016
The government has decided to increase the nuclear power generation capacity of atomic reactors at Kovvada in Andhra Pradesh by nearly 20 per cent, and a fresh Environment Impact Assessment is being carried out in this regard.
South | Posted by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Monday December 12, 2016
Cyclone Vardah struck the Tamil Nadu coast this afternoon, bringing strong winds and heavy rain to Chennai, in which buildings were shattered and trees were uprooted. The government has asked people to stay indoors and power supply was suspended in many areas as a precaution and the state's ruling AIADMK tweeted a list of dos and don'ts. The Indian...
Andhra Pradesh News | Press Trust of India | Monday December 5, 2016
Scanty rain during July-August prompted the state government to declare the 'war' on drought by deploying thousands of rain guns to wet standing groundnut crop in 15 lakh acres in Anantapuramu district, 4.5 lakh acres in Kurnool and two lakh acres in Chittoor as it faced the threat of drying up.
India News | Edited by Veer Arjun Singh | Tuesday November 29, 2016
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu will head a committee of Chief Ministers that will suggest ways to move to a cashless economy and to ease the situation caused by the massive cash crunch after the government banned 500- and 1,000-rupee notes to combat black or untaxed money.
Andhra Pradesh News | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 27, 2016
Demonetisation problems are temporary but the gains in the long run will be fruitful, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said as he enlisted the steps taken by his government to help the people in this situation.
Cyrus Dhabhar | Friday November 25, 2016
Isuzu's range of pickups, both for the commercial market and for the private market and its MU7 SUV has been exempted by the Andhra Pradesh government from paying one time road tax at the time of registration.
Press Trust of India | Friday November 25, 2016
"Everybody needs a mobile phone for digital transactions, so we want to implement this idea and distribute mobile phones."
Andhra Pradesh News | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 24, 2016
The Andhra Pradesh government is planning to distribute free mobile phones to enable economically-backward people to undertake cashless transactions in the wake of the ongoing currency crisis.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday November 15, 2016
A 75-year-old man died on Tuesday while standing in a queue outside a bank in Andhra Pradesh as common people across India continued to struggle for cash, the way they have been doing since the government spiked high value currency notes a week ago.
CarAndBike Team | Thursday November 10, 2016
Apollo Tyres has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of Andhra Pradesh to set up a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility. The company is looking at investing approximately Rs 525 crores towards setting up this facility Andhra Pradesh.
Andhra Pradesh News | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 10, 2016
Andhra Pradesh is finding it hard to pay salaries to its staff despite a hike in its revenues in the first half of the fiscal year.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 8, 2016
The notified amount for the auction by the 19 states was Rs 25,190 crore, but Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh retained an additional Rs 300 crore, Rs 500 crore and Rs 400 crore, respectively.
Andhra Pradesh News | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 6, 2016
Having set a target of making Andhra Pradesh "100 per cent mosquito free" in the next two years, the state government is now ready to enact a legislation -- the first-of-its-kind in the country -- to curb 'breeding of mosquitoes'.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 25, 2016
The Odisha government today put the collectors of 14 districts on high alert even though the IMD predicted that Cyclone Kyant is likely to move towards Andhra Pradesh coast.
India News | Written By Uma Sudhir, Snigdha Basu | Monday October 24, 2016
24 Maoists and a commando were killed in the early hours of Monday as police teams raided a top Maoist meet held at a village near the border between Andhra Pradesh and Odisha. Gajarla Ravi or Uday, who participated in peace talks with the Andhra Pradesh government in 2004, was killed along with prominent Maoist leaders.
Andhra Pradesh News | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 6, 2016
Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday said his government has been utilising technology in a big way to make Andhra Pradesh a digitally literate state and called on information technologists to come forward with innovative ideas.