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Former director at University of Mysore speaks at the national seminar on 'A study of Telugu culture in fol lore' at Khajipalem in Guntur district on Friday. Photo: T. Vijaya Kumar
The Hindu Former director at University of Mysore speaks at the national seminar on 'A study of Telugu culture in fol lore' at Khajipalem in Guntur district on Friday. Photo: T. Vijaya Kumar

US students evincing interest in Indian folklore, says scholar

In a sign of renewed interest in Indian folklore, universities across America and Europe have launched programmes in Indian folklore, former director at University of Mysore and visiting professor... »
Siddhartha Academy president N. Venkatesarlu, Andhra Bank GM G. Ravi Kumar and ANU V-C K. Viyanna Rao at a seminar on 'Re-visioning of Andhra Pradesh' in Vijaywada on Friday. - Photo: Ch.Vijaya Bhaskar

‘Bring Hyderabad-based firms back to A.P.’

Academicians and industrialists have observed that the State government should focus on agriculture and agro-based industries and getting corporate companies registered in Hyderabad back to Andhra... »
Gudivada DSP G. Naganna showing counterfiet curency notes at a media briefing at Kaikaluru in Krishna district on Friday. - PHOTO: Ch.Vijaya Bhaskar

Counterfeit currency racket busted

The district police on Friday busted a fake currency racket that reportedly had links to similar gangs in Pakistan and Bangladesh. The police arrested seven of the 11-member gang who collected and... »
Ramzan shopping picks up in Vijayawada.

Ramzan shopping picks up in city

Customer turnout likely to go up from Friday. Sales of ‘tasbi’ (prayer beads), caps, dates, miswak (teeth-cleaning twig) and scarves have also gone up. The cost of these articles ranges from Rs. 60 to... »
Andhra Loyola Institute of Engineering and Technology students protesting against the management alleging harassment by the latter, in Vijayawada on Friday. - PHOTO: V. RAJU

Loyola College students protest against management

A student’s father reportedly died of heart stroke after approaching the management to permit his son to write the exams. Holding the management responsible for his death, students protested in the ca... »
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Artistes enact a scene from playlet 'Bhale Valle.. Veellu' at the State-level humour playlet competition in Vijayawada on Friday. — PHOTO: V. RAJU
VIJAYAWADA, July 26, 2014

Sumadhura honours veteran artistes

The organising committee of Sumadhura Kala Niketan on Friday felicitated popular stage artiste P.V.N. Krishna with the Senagala Kabir Das Memorial Award on the inaugural day of the three-day State-... »
MACHILIPATNAM, July 26, 2014

1,322 children still out of school

Even as four years have passed after the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act-2009 came into force, as many as 1,322 children are still out of school in 34 mandals in Krishna dist... »
VIJAYAWADA, July 26, 2014

Environmental impact appraisal Study of NTTPS

Questions are raised on the Energy department’s plans for expanding Dr. Narla Tatarao Thermal Power Station (NTTPS) notwithstanding the environmental clearances secured for the project. Volu... »
Farmer representing from 13 districts of Andhra Pradesh participating in a meeting in Vijayawada on Friday.
VIJAYAWADA, July 26, 2014

Loan-waiver is like administering saline: BKS

The State government should make arrangements for granting fresh loans to the farming community before August 10 to meet the requirements of the kharif season, failing which farmers will turn to th... »
ELURU, July 24, 2014

One killed, 8 hurt infire at cracker unit

One woman was killed and eight others were critically injured in a fire at a crackers manufacturing unit at Dharmapuram Agraharam near Akiveedu in West Godavari district on Thursday. The vi... »
MACHILIPATNAM, July 24, 2014

Gilakaladindi habour gets nod for prawn exports to EU

The Gilakaladindi habour near Machilipatnam has been approved by two export inspection agencies (EIA) of the Government of India for export of prawn to European Union (EU) countries. The EU... »
VIJAYAWADA, July 24, 2014

TDP condemns Jagan’s Naidu jibe

The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) has condemned YSR Congress president Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy’s call to burn the effigy of Chief Minister N. Chandrabu Naidu.Addressing a press conference here on... »
VIJAYAWADA, July 24, 2014

Penalties imposed on Labour Dept. officials

Four Labour Department officials have been slapped with penalties by Information Commissioner P. Vijaya Babu on charges ranging from ‘not furnishing information within the time specified’ and prov... »
Students walking into the campus of P.B. Siddhartha College of Arts and Science on Freshers' Day celebrations, in Vijayawada on Wednesday. PHOTO: V_RAJU.
VIJAYAWADA, July 24, 2014

Freshers accorded rousing welcome

The sprawling campus of P.B. Siddhartha College of Arts and Science boomed with high energy on Wednesday. Celebrating Freshers’ Day 2014 on a high note, the college seniors accorded a warm w... »
July 24, 2014
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Guntur looking skyward

Guntur, now in the race for capital region, is set for development on a fast track mode. Home to an enterprising group of tobacco traders and industrialists, the city is developing into a bustling... »

Traditional art cries for attention

SCR officials in a fix as double-decker fails to draw crowds

Philately exhibition to begin tomorrow in city

Linear accelerator inaugurated

APTDC woos travellers with fresh offer

Paddy: Short duration varieties only option

With smart grids, blackouts are passe: expert

Health care professionals get insight into organ donation

Farmers protesting in Eluru on bank notices.
ELURU, July 26, 2014

Bank notices trigger farmers’ protest

The State government’s policy decision over the farm loan waiver appears to have failed to deter bankers from serving legal notices on farmers, insisting the latter on clearance of pending dues. A... »
VIJAYAWADA, July 26, 2014

RTI conference in city tomorrow

United Forum for RTI Campaign and Educators in RTI Service (ERS) are jointly organizing a State-level conference on the Right to Information Act, 2005 at Vemuri Anil Swati Sahitya Vedika (above Vij... »
VATSAVAI (KRISHNA DT), July 26, 2014

Wheels of running school bus go off, none hurt

A major mishap was averted on Friday when the rear wheels of a school bus got separated from the axle at Ramachandrunipet here. However, none was hurt as the vehicle was moving slowly. The inciden... »
Youngsters take part in motorcycle rally held by Road Transport Authority in Guntur on Thursday. T. Vijaya Kumar
GUNTUR, July 24, 2014

Make helmet use a habit, motorists told

Superintendent of Police, Guntur Urban, Rajesh Kumar on Thursday flagged off a motor cycle rally as part of the road safety awareness campaign taken up by the Road Transport Authority, Guntur.<... »
VIJAYAWADA, July 24, 2014

Vijayawada Railway Division faces threat from 93 ULCs

There are 93 unmanned level crossings (ULCs) in Vijayawada Division of the South Central Railway in Andhra Pradesh and the unfortunate Medak incident has brought to fore the importance of rail off... »
In safe hands: AIDWA activists participating in a dharna in front of the Sub-Collector's office in Vijayawada on Wednesday demanding that the State government waive loans given to DWCRA groups. - PHOTO: V. RAJU
VIJAYAWADA, July 24, 2014

AIDWA stages dharna for loan waiver

All India Democratic Women’s Association (AIDWA) members staged a dharna in front of Sub Collector’s office on Wednesday, demanding that the State government implement the loan waiver scheme immedi... »
VIJAYAWADA, July 24, 2014

Good response to move on locating capital in VGTM

The State Government’s strong pitch for locating the capital of the new State in Vijayawada-Guntur region was received enthusiastically by the industry and other sectors which described the area as... »
VIJAYAWADA, July 24, 2014

Delta farmers losing hope of cultivation during kharif

The worst nightmares of the Krishna Delta farmers seem to be coming true with the passing of each day. If the percentage of plantation is any indication, most farmers seem to have given up hope of... »
VIJAYAWADA, July 24, 2014

‘Pavitrotsavam’ at Kanaka Durga temple

Sri Durga Malleswara Swamyvarla Devasthanam will organise pavitrotsavams from August 8 to 11. The celebrations will start with Udaka santhi on Sravana trayodasi, onA... »
VIJAYAWADA, July 24, 2014

Decks cleared for Coastal Museum

Decks are cleared for construction of prestigious Coastal Museum on the premises of 127-year-old Victoria Museum on M.G. Road with the district administration asking officials of Department of Arch... »

Nabard will form 200 POs in A.P., Telangana: CGM

ACA goes hi-tech, beams junior match

SP takes charge

‘Human gene mutation behind cardiomyopathy’

ANU launches online courses for students

Huge fiscal, revenue deficits staring at A.P.

Focus on curbing accidents: Minister

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