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The Kondapally Fort is one of the many neglected tourist spots awaiting a facelift that could attract tourists in droves. Photo: V. Raju.
THE HINDU The Kondapally Fort is one of the many neglected tourist spots awaiting a facelift that could attract tourists in droves. Photo: V. Raju.

New investor-friendly tourism policy for State soon

Determined to explore the enormous scope for tapping the huge potential of tourism development in the new capital of Andhra Pradesh, the government has drafted a new investor-friendly tourism poli... »
Narasaraopet Member of Parliament Rayapati Sambasiva Rao (second from rifht) and MLA Bonda Uma Maheswara Rao carrying the torch marking the inauguration of Jio 30th National Junior Athletic Championship at IGMC Stadium in Vijayawada on Wednesday. Photo: Ch. Vijaya Bhaskar

Athletic meet getsoff to a colourful start

‘State to witness sports infrastructure of global standards’. MLA Bonda Uma Maheswara Rao said the IGMC stadium would soon be refurbished to meet international standards. »

Congress facing tough time in selection of its city unit president

There is a struggle for the city Congress president post between the followers of former Minister Devineni Rajasekhar (Nehru) and former MLA Malladi Vishnu. Selecting a new president for the Vijayawad... »

Will capital be a cosmic or machine city?

With the State government announcing the appointment of Special Commissioner of the Capital Region Development Authority (CRDA), a body formed to oversee the construction of new capital, including... »
Veteran Soldiers of all three defence forces continue relay-hunger-strike in front of the Collector's Office in Machilipatnam to protect their land proposed to be acquired for Machilipatnam port in Krishna District. Photo : T. Appala Naidu

Veteran soldiers intensify protest to protect their land

Veteran soldiers accompanied by widows of soldiers who fought in the Indo-Pak and Indo-China wars have intensified their protest to protect a piece of land that was proposed for a deep sea port at... »
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Students observing artisans involved in Kalamkari printing during a Kalamkari exhibition at Victoria Jubilee Museum in Vijayawada on Wednesday. Photo: Ch. Vijaya Bhaskar
VIJAYAWADA, November 27, 2014

Demo on Kalamkari art

Do you know that more than 10 raw materials like jaggery, catechu, indigo cake, alum, alizarin, pomegranate peel etc are used in making a Kalamkari sari? It is not just this, skilled artists work f... »
VIJAYAWADA, November 27, 2014

Stamp duty on sale deeds increased

The State government has increased stamp duty on sale deeds by one per cent from the existing 4 per cent to five per cent with immediate effect.The government doubled the registration fee p... »
VIJAYAWADA, November 27, 2014

Krishna tops in fake Aadhaar cards

Krishna district has the dubious distinction of unearthing 6,500 illegal Aadhaar cards and according to police authorities this is the first time such a case was registered in the State.Thi... »
HYDERABAD, November 27, 2014

Gates Foundation grants $ 500,000 for cyclone relief work

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation granted $ 500,000 to US-based NGO CARE for taking up cyclone relief works in Andhra Pradesh. The fund will enable CARE staff to meet emergency needs of most... »
HYDERABAD, November 27, 2014

Red sanders auction yields Rs. 200 cr.

Sale of red sanders logs weighing 746.882 metric tonnes through the ongoing global e-auction on Wednesday yielded Rs.200 crore.After the Centre permitted the sale and export of red sanders,... »
GUNTUR, November 27, 2014

Scribe murdered

A reporter working in a vernacular daily was murdered by unidentified miscreants at Chilakaluripet in the late hours of Tuesday. The reporter, M.V.N Shankar (52), was working for Andhra Prabha<... »
Students enjoying dance show at the programmes of International Youth Fellowship at the IYF World Cultural festival at Stella College in Vijayawada on Tuesday. Photo: V. Raju.
VIJAYAWADA, November 26, 2014

IYF world camp rocks

When two South Koreans Hyunho Kim and Junho Kim played the guitar and sang a Telugu song “Nalone Pongenu Narmada” from ‘Surya Son of Krishnan’ movie, the environs of Maris Stella College in Vijaya... »
November 26, 2014

KV to get approach road

Krishna Collector M. Raghuandan Rao on Tuesday promised necessary actions for infrastructure development of Kendriya Vidyalaya, Machilipatnam. Principal V.V.A. Bhaskara Murthy said that works of th... »
Vijayawada, November 26, 2014

Watch out for that ‘hunger hormone’

Anti-Obesity Day is observed the world-over on November 26. Obesity is a condition in which body fat has accumulated to the extent that it has a negative effect on health, leading to health proble... »
VIJAYAWADA, November 26, 2014

Inadequate teaching staff impacts VMC schools

Inadequate teaching staff is plaguing schools run by Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) in the city. As many as 131 teacher posts are lying vacant in municipal schools in the city, as t... »

IG inspects office

State keen on ties with Canada province

Govt. reconstitutes SIPB

Sri yagam begins at PWD Grounds

Need for policy to induct unmanned combat systems

First tele-serial shot in city to roll out soon

Clearances at jet speed, Naidu tells Japanese investors

What made the ‘Little Master’ upset

‘Realty show’ has ryots in a daze

NANDIGAMA (KRISHNA DT.), November 27, 2014

Accused in businessman’s murder surrenders

V. Hanumantha Rao, prime accused in YSR Congress leader and businessman B. Srisaila Vasu’s murder, surrendered before the police here on Wednesday. He had fled to Hyderabad after committing the of... »
KURNOOL, November 27, 2014

DRDO to set up unit at Kurnool

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has decided to set up its major product development and assembling unit near here.Collector Ch. Vijayamohan said on Wednesday that t... »
November 27, 2014

Match ends in a draw

Cricket match ends in a drawThe cricket match between ACA ‘A’ and ACA ‘B’ teams in the under-14 selection tournament ended in a draw at Ongole on Wednesday. ... »
GUNTUR, November 27, 2014

High drama at GGH; professor locks himself in room

High drama was witnessed on the premises of Government General Hospital here on Wednesday after Professor of Surgery A. Kiran Kumar locked himself in his room protesting his transfer to S.V. Medic... »
November 27, 2014

Enquiry against UDA officials

VIJAYAWADA: The State government has ordered enquiry into alleged irregularities in issuing plans for Multiplex Commercial Complex by town planning wing officials of Vijayawada Guntur Tenali Mangal... »
November 27, 2014

Kanna to formally join BJP on Nov. 29

Former Minister Kanna Lakshminarayana will be formally inducted into Bharatiya Janata Party in the presence of Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on November 29. He will join the BJP at a function to be... »
Passengers get into the Shinkansen bullet train at Tokyo station in Tokyo. Japan launched its bullet train between Tokyo and Osaka 50 years ago.
HYDERABAD, November 26, 2014

Naidu gets a feel of bullet train

Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu, who is keen to introduce a bullet train in the State, had a feel of its speed and comfort on Tuesday when he travelled from Kyoto railway station to Fukuoka Ci... »
D. Kalyan Krishna
VIJAYAWADA, November 26, 2014

Kalyan gets KDCA head coach job

Former Andhra medium pacer Doddapaneni Kalyan Krishna is a mightily pleased man for he got an opportunity to serve city cricket in a fruitful manner.Andhra Cricket Association, in an executi... »
Choi Su Hyun and Tommy Hinderson, members of International Youth Fellowship, sharing their experiences in Vijayawada on Tuesday. Photo: V. Raju
VIJAYAWADA, November 26, 2014

In hope they trust and, they want others to hope, too

Choi Su Hyun (24) from South Korea suffered from transverse myelitis, a neurological disorder caused by the inflammation of spinal cord and could not move or eat properly. She was bed-ridden for se... »
Director General Indian Coast Guard Vice Admiral Anurag G Thapliyal inspects the ceremonial guard of honour at the commissioning of new coast guard station at Nizampatnam in Guntur District on Tuesday. Photo: T. Vijaya Kumar
NIZAMPATATNAM (GUNTUR DT.), November 26, 2014

Coast Guard to augment fleet

The Indian Coast Guard was planning to 150 ships and 100 aircrafts to its existing fleet making it one of the most formidable marine forces in the world, Director General of Indian Coast Guard Vic... »

Veteran athletes selected as technical officials

Innovation is the key to progress: DRDO chief

Police suspect gang of child kidnappers on prowl in city

Junior doctors plan to intensify stir

Vehicle in Jagan’s convoy hit a car

YSRC may field Vysya or Kapu for Mayor

They bend their backs to score marks

Land pooling for capital may take two years: KEK

Mo‘tivating’ Movember

City blokes are out to break down one of the biggest taboos around men’s health by allowing their facial hair to grow this Movember »
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