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1,500 security personnel to be deployed for Tirupati bypoll
Tirupati, April 15 (IANS) A total of 1,500 security personnel, comprising both Andhra Pradesh Police as well as paramilitary forces will be deployed for the smooth conduct of the April 17 Tirupati Lok Sabha bypoll, an official said on Thursday.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Hyderabad police ends Sharmila's fast
Hyderabad, April 15 (IANS) Hyderabad police on Thursday detained former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy's daughter Y.S. Sharmila as she tried to continue her fast demanding job notifications for Telangana's unemployed youth.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Telangana cancels Class 10 exams in view of Covid surge
Hyderabad, April 15 (IANS) The Telangana government on Thursday decided to cancel the annual Class 10 exams and promote the students of intermediate first year (Class 11) without exams in view of the surge in Covid-19 cases.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Farnaz Shetty worried about debut Telugu film shoot amid pandemic
Hyderabad, April 15 (IANS) Actress Farnaz Shetty, who has been shooting for her debut Telugu film "Indu Vadana" in the city, is concerned about how the rest of the film will be shot, given the current Covid situation.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sharmila undertakes fast to demand jobs for Telangana youth
Hyderabad, April 15 (IANS) Y.S. Sharmila, who plans to launch a new political party in Telangana in July this year, undertook a day-long fast here on Thursday to demand issuance of job notifications by the state government for the unemployed youth of Telangana.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Andhra logs 5k fresh Covid cases; active cases breach 31k mark
Amaravati, April 15 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh on Thursday reported 5,086 new Covid-19 cases, pushing the tally to over 9.39 lakh, while the state's active cases mounted to 31,710.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
RICH shortlists startups under AID programme
Hyderabad, April 15 (IANS) The Research and Innovation Circle of Hyderabad (RICH) on Thursday announced the shortlist of its first cohort of start-ups, selected under the Acceleration Initiative for Diagnostics (AID) programme, designed as a multi-stakeholder alliance to identify and nurture the best start-ups in the diagnostics space.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine,Technology
Telangana: 7 ULBs to go to polls on April 30
Hyderabad, April 15 (IANS) Elections to two Municipal Corporations and five municipalities in Telangana will be held on April 30, the State Election Commission (SEC) announced on Thursday.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Two burnt alive as truck catches fire in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, April 15 (IANS) Two persons were charred to death after a moving container truck caught fire on the Outer Ring Road here on Thursday.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Telangana to increase beds in Covid facilities
Hyderabad, April 15 (IANS) Amid surge in Covid-19 cases in Telangana, Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar on Thursday directed officials to increase the bed strength in government and private hospitals.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Telangana records highest single-day spike
Hyderabad, April 15 (IANS) For the second consecutive day, Covid-19 claimed eight lives across Telangana while the daily count of new cases jumped to 3,307, the highest so far in the state.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Governors should supplement states' efforts to tackle Covid: Modi
Amaravati, April 15 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswa Bhushan Harichandan participated in the video conference convened by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to review the coronavirus pandemic situation, in which all the Governors have been asked to supplement the efforts of their respective states to tackle the virus.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Andhra logs 4K more Covid cases, active cases cross 28K mark
Amaravati, April 14 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday reported 4,157 new Covid-19 cases, taking the tally to over 9.37 lakh, while active cases reached 28,383.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
'Major' teaser receives over 22mn views in two days
Hyderabad, April 14 (IANS) The teaser of the upcoming biographical drama "Major" has garnered over 22 million views within two days of release on April 12, in Hindi, Telugu and Malayalam.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Mid-summer thunderstorms in parts of Andhra in next 3 days
Amaravati, April 14 (IANS) The Met department forecast mid-summer thunderstorms in parts of north coastal Andhra Pradesh, Yanam and Rayalaseema, accompanied by lightning for the next three days.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Viral video featuring disenchanted TDP supporter makes damaging claims
Tirupati, April 14 (IANS) A video which has gone viral featuring Telugu Desam Party (TDP) state chief Kinjarapu Atchannaidu and Akula Venkateshwara Rao with many damaging claims has been circulating for a day.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
TDP MPs write to EC over alleged stone pelting attack
Tirupati/New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Parliamentarians have written to the Election Commission of India (ECI) demanding an inquiry on the alleged stone pelting attack on Nara Chandrababu Naidu on Monday night.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
IMD predicts rain, isolated thunderstorms over five days in Telangana
Hyderabad, April 14 (IANS) The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast light to moderate rainfall over several places in Telangana, over the next five days.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Telangana reports 2,157 new Covid cases
Hyderabad, April 14 (IANS) Telangana reported a relatively low daily Covid tally of 2,157 new cases, the state's health bulletin issued on Wednesday stated. In contrast, the state had reported 3,052 cases during the preceding 24 hours.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Andhra Guv, CM pay tributes to Ambedkar on birth anniversary
Amaravati, April 14 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan and Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy paid tributes to B.R. Ambedkar, the architect of the Constitution of India, on this birth anniversary.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
T'gana CM pays tributes on Ambedkar's 130th birth anniv
Hyderabad, April 14 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Wednesday paid tributes to B.R. Ambedkar on the occassion of his 130th birth anniversary, who is revered as the architect of India's Constitution.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Andhra CM wishes luck to farmers on Ugadi, prays for rains
Amaravati, April 13 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday prayed for abundant rains and victory over the Covid-19 pandemic, as he wished good luck to the farmers on the occasion of the Ugadi festival.
2021-04-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Andhra logs 4K new Covid cases, active cases cross 25K
Amaravati, April 13 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday reported 4,228 new Covid-19 cases, raising its overall tally to over 9.32 lakh, while the state's active cases breached the 25,00-mark to reach 25,850.
2021-04-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Jr. Ntr reunites with 'Janatha Garage' director Koratala Siva for new film
Hyderabad, April 13 (IANS) Telugu star Jr. NTR reunites with filmmaker Koratala Siva for an untitled project, which will soon go on floors. The actor-director duo earlier worked together in the 2016 film "Janatha Garage".
2021-04-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
DCGI accords Dr. Reddy's permission to import Sputnik V (Ld)
Hyderabad, April 13 (IANS) Dr. Reddy's Laboratories (DRL), the city based pharmaceutical major on Tuesday said it received permission from the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) to import Sputnik V vaccine into India for restricted use in emergency situations.
2021-04-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Kisan Rail transports 1st load of Telangana mangoes to Delhi
Secunderabad, April 13 (IANS) For the first time, mangoes from Telangana are being transported to Delhi by Kisan Rail. On Tuesday, a total of 476 tons of mangoes were loaded in 20 parcel van units from Lingampet Jagityal for dispatch to Adarsh Nagar, New Delhi.
2021-04-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
Stone pelting stage managed by desperate Naidu: YSRCP
Tirupati, April 13 (IANS) Senior Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) leader and Panchayat Raj Minister Peddireddi Ramachandra Reddy alleged that the stone pelting incident was stage-managed by a desperate Nara Chandrababu Naidu to grab public attention. Reddy claimed that Telugu Desam Party's (TDP) defeat is imminent in the forthcoming Tirupati Lok Sabha bypoll.
2021-04-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Telugu CMs, Governors extend warm Ugadi greetings
Amaravati/Hyderabad, April 12 (IANS) Both the Telugu states, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, Chief Ministers, Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy and K. Chandrasekhar Rao, and Governors Biswa Bhusan Harichandan and Tamilisai Soundararajan extended Ugadi greetings on Monday.
2021-04-12
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Active Covid cases race past 23k in Andhra Pradesh
Amaravati, April 12 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh on Monday reported 3,263 new Covid-19 cases, increasing the tally over 9.28 lakh, while the state's active cases breached the 23,000 mark to reach 23,115.
2021-04-12
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Yet to receive SEC communication on Sputnik V approval: DRL
Hyderabad, April 12 (IANS) Amid reports that the subject expert committee (SEC) has approved Dr. Reddy's Laboratories' (DRL) application for the Russian vaccine candidate Sputnik V to tackle Coronavirus pandemic, the city-based company is yet to receive official communication about the approval.
2021-04-12
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Hyderabad FC extend top Aussie striker's contract till 2022
Hyderabad, April 12 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) side Hyderabad FC on Monday extended the contract of their 31-year-old Australian striker Joel Chianese till the end of the 2021-22 season.
2021-04-12
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Football
Andhra's village, ward volunteer system has redefined governance: CM
Amaravati, April 12 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday said the state's village and ward volunteer system has redefined governance, effectively delivering welfare with inclusiveness.
2021-04-12
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
Aditi Rao Hydari reveals her first look in 'Maha Samudram'
Hyderabad, April 12 (IANS) Actress Aditi Rao Hydari on Monday revealed her first look in the upcoming Telugu film "Maha Samudram". The actress plays the character of Maha in the bilingual film.
2021-04-12
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Tirupati by-poll referendum, our MPs will resign on loss: YSRCP
Amaravati, April 12 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Panchayat Raj Minister Peddireddi Ramachandra Reddy said the ruling Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) is taking the Tirupati by-poll as a referendum and its Parliamentarians will resign if the election is lost.
2021-04-12
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Reduced testing size sees Telangana's daily Covid tally dip
Hyderabad, April 12 (IANS) Relatively lower number of tests resulted in lower tally of new Covid-19 cases on Sunday. As per the bulletin for the 24 hours ending 8 p.m. on Sunday, 2,251 new cases were reported in Telangana.
2021-04-12
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Nadda to campaign for Tirupati bypoll today
Tirupati, April 12 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president J.P. Nadda will campaign at Naidupeta town in Andhra Pradesh's Nellore district on Monday to propel the chances of the saffron party in the forthcoming Tirupati Lok Sabha bypoll.
2021-04-12
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Collective responsibility to take Covid surge seriously: KTR
Hyderabad, April 11 (IANS) Telangana's Cabinet Minister and working president of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) K.T. Rama Rao on Sunday said it's the collective responsibility of all to take the current surge in Covid-19 cases seriously.
2021-04-11
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Telangana issues orders for Rs 1,000 penalty on not wearing mask
Hyderabad, April 11 (IANS) The Telangana government on Sunday ordered that not wearing face mask in public places will attract a penalty of Rs 1,000.
2021-04-11
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Andhra clocks 3,495 fresh Covid infections
Amaravati, April 11 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh on Sunday reported 3,495 new Covid cases, pushing the tally to 9,25,401, while the state's active infections climbed to 20,954.
2021-04-11
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Rana Daggubati: Time and again films have broken barriers
Hyderabad, April 11 (IANS) Actor Rana Daggubati feels that films from South industry have always been pan-India but the globally renowned film "Baahubali" showed the way to make business the right way in a pan-India arrangement.
2021-04-11
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Andhra's Tika Utsav target hits wall on depleted stocks
Amaravati, April 11 (IANS) Despite grand plans to vaccinate six lakh people per day, during the Tika Utsav which began on Sunday, Andhra Pradesh has had to settle for just one lakh vaccinations - its entire stock in hand. The depleted vaccine stocks have forced the officials to postpone the campaign in some districts, and organise it on a lower scale in other districts.
2021-04-11
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
Fire at scrapyard leads to panic in Andhra SEZ
Visakhapatnam, April 11 (IANS) A massive fire broke out in a scrapyard situated at the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Duvvada, near here, on Sunday.
2021-04-11
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pawan Kalyan opts for quarantine as team members test Covid positive
Hyderabad, April 11 (IANS) JanaSena Party founder and Tollywood film star Pawan Kalyan has gone into self-imposed quarantine, a statement issued by the party said on Sunday.
2021-04-11
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Depression, anxiety could be leading to Parkinson's disease
Hyderabad, April 11 (IANS) Depression and anxiety could be the symptoms leading to Parkinson's disease, says doctors on the occasion of World Parkinson's Day on Sunday.
2021-04-11
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Telangana also hit by Covid vaccine shortage
Hyderabad, April 11 (IANS) Telangana has also joined the states facing shortage of Covid-19 vaccines as the state government has urged the Centre to immediately provide at least 30 lakh doses.
2021-04-11
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Telangana's daily Covid tally crosses 3,000-mark
Hyderabad, April 11 (IANS) With the continuing surge in Covid-19 cases in Telangana, the state's daily count of infections crossed 3,000.
2021-04-11
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Will AP's middle income groups land scheme dent real estate cos?
Amaravati, April 11 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has initiated a demand survey for middle income groups housing scheme near municipal corporations and municipalities, which on fructification could give a run for the money to realtors.
2021-04-11
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
Cong veteran takes on 2 debutants in T'gana's Nagarjuna Sagar
Hyderabad, April 11 (IANS) Nagarjuna Sagar Assembly constituency is all set to witness a triangular fight among ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) and opposition Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the April 17 bypoll.
2021-04-11
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Andhra's active Covid cases race past 18K mark
Amaravati, April 10 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh on Saturday reported 18,666 active Covid cases, while 3,309 fresh infections pushed the state's tally to over 9.21 lakh, health offcials said.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Jagan Reddy cancels Andhra by-poll election meet amid Covid wave
Amaravati/Tirupati, April 10 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has cancelled his election meeting in Tirupati on April 14 to campaign for the Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party's (YSRCP) candidate for the Tirupati Lok Sabha bypoll, amid a raging second wave of coronavirus.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics