Naidu eyes Japanese expertise to build capital

Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday sought Japan’s expertise in building the new capital city, three mega cities and 14 smart cities in the State on the third day of his visit to that... »
Members of Central Committee on assessment of damages due to Cyclone Hudhud going round Visakhapatnam Port to estimate the damage, in Viskahapatnam on Wednesday. Photo: C.V. Subrahmanyam HUDHUD DAMAGE ASSESSMENT

Central team to submit report in a week

Panel visits Hudhud-hit areas in Vizag, Vizianagaram. At Sunkarametta, PO of ITDA, Paderu V. Vinaychand submitted a report to the team on the damage done to the coffee plantations, roads and other str... »  
S. Chennakesava Reddy studying sand particles at the DST-PURSE laboratory in SVU campus, Tirupati. Photo: K.V. Poornachandra Kumar

Packaged sand to be a reality soon!

The low-cost sand processing technology designed by Sangati Chennakesava Reddy, a food technology professor, finds place in India Innovation Initiative 2014 »
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... »
NELLORE, November 27, 2014

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
MACHILIPATNAM, November 26, 2014

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... »
A compound wall near the Ramalingapuram railway underbridge in Nellore with portraits of freedom fighters. Photo: K. Ravikumar
NELLORE, November 26, 2014

Posters here give way for heroes of yore

The Ramalingapuram railway underbridge is noted for its high volume of traffic. It is also the prime spot for publicity agents to put up wall posters and flexes. The result: the walls wear an unple... »
MRPS activists staging a protest in Ongole on Wednesday. Photo: Kommuri Srinivas
ONGOLE, November 26, 2014

MRPS presses for SC Categorisation Bill

Activists of Madiga Reservation Porata Samiti (MRPS) on Wednesday laid siege to the District Collectorate demanding that the Union government ensure the passage of the Constitution Amendment Bill f... »
November 26, 2014

Nellore smart city project to boost realty

The government’s move to widen arterial roads in Nellore regardless of the resistance anticipated from some sections is being closely watched by the real estate sector. They are hopeful of a... »
The deity of Goddess Padmavathi mounted atop the mammoth wooden chariot is taken in a procession around the Tiruchanur temple, as part of the ‘Kartheeka Brahmotsavams’ in Tirupati on Wednesday. Photo: K.V. Poornachandra Kumar
TIRUPATI, November 26, 2014

‘Rathotsavam’ enthrals devotees

Goddess Sri Padmavathi Devi, dressed as ‘Sarva Swatantra Vara Lakshmi’, was taken out for a celestial ride around the four mada streets encircling the temple, on the penultimate day of annual ‘Kar... »
Minister for Mining Peethala Sujatha speaking at a review meeting on sand mining in Eluru on Wednesday. Photo A.V.G. Prasad
ELURU, November 26, 2014

Shortfall in sand supplies greet Ministers

The huge demand-supply gap in sand mining and supplies in West Godavari district greeted the two Ministers, Peethala Sujatha (Mines) and Pidikondala Manikyala Rao (Endowments), who hail from the di... »
November 26, 2014

TDP men clash at Madanapalle

The TDP meeting held as part of membership drive in Madanapalle went unruly on Wednesday night, with two groups of Piler constituency clashed with each other. Two groups led by Iqbal Ahmed, TDP Pil... »
HYDERABAD, November 26, 2014

In Japan, Naidu seeks cooperation in technology, smart cities

Seeking to woo Japanese investors, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu pitched for cooperation in technology, modern agricultural practices and building smart cities in the state on... »

YSRC chief announces State-wide stir on Dec. 5

Indian Coast Guard station commissioned at Nizampatnam

Nellore Collector appointed as CRDA Special Commissioner

Padmavathi takes rides on ‘Surya Prabha Vahanam’

Sericulture awaits a big boost in Chittoor

Don’t ignore monkey bites, say experts

‘Japan-Plus cell’ for quick online clearances: Naidu

Spell out plans, CPI (M) tells AP govt

Congress protests neglect of Tirupati

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... »
HYDERABAD, November 27, 2014

A.P. reminds Centre of pending offers

About five months after the bifurcation, AP government is on verge of realising some of the commitments given to it by the Centre under AP State Reorganisation Act.This was the impression ga... »
Dhana Sekaran with spouse Srilatha campaigning for child literacy at a tribal hamlet near Palamaner in Chittoor district.
CHITTOOR, November 26, 2014

On a mission for child rights

Protection of children from multiple ways of exploitation is possible and will be more effective only when they are rescued during the formative years of their life, so goes the philosophy of a Ch... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, November 26, 2014

RINL to enhance green power generation capacity

Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL),, the corporate entity of the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP), is all set to increase power production to 20.6 MW from the Sinter Cooler Waste Heat Recovery Pro... »
The Kondapally Fort is one of the many neglected tourist spots awaiting a facelift that could attract tourists in droves. Photo: V. Raju.
VIJAYAWADA, November 26, 2014

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... »
Sidda Raghava Rao
ONGOLE, November 26, 2014

Naidu will be CM for at least four terms: Sidda

Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu will continue in the office for at least next 20 years, Transport Minister Sidda Raghava Rao has asserted.Addressing a press conference here on Wednesday... »
Kadapa Mayor K. Suresh Babu flagging off the 'Run For Equality' in Kadapa on Wednesday. Photo: By arrangement
KADAPA, November 26, 2014

NMF wants airports to be named after Ambedkar

Even as the Centre’s move to rename the domestic terminal at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad after Telugu Desam Party founder N.T. Rama Rao has raked up a controversy, National... »
N. Saibaba, distinguished scientist and Chief Executive of Nuclear Fuel Complex, Hyderabad. Photo: S. Rambabu
RAJAHMUNDRY, November 26, 2014

“We are using Tummalapalli uranium reserves in large scale”

Noted nuclear scientist and Chief Executive of Nuclear Fuel Complex (NFC), Hyderabad, Dr. N. Saibaba has said that the uranium reserves that were found about four years ago near Tummalapalli villa... »
HYDERABAD, November 26, 2014

A.P. reminds Centre of pending offers

About five months after the bifurcation, AP government is on verge of realising some of the commitments given to it by the Centre under AP State Reorganisation Act.This was the impression ga... »
KAKINADA, November 26, 2014

AU to fill 506 teaching staff

AU to fill 506 teaching staff Andhra University is soon going to issue a notification to fulfil 506 posts of the teaching staff in the University and its PG Centres, according to K... »

Balineni apologises to party cadre

A.P.-TS standoff gives20 lakh Inter students jitters

Andhra Bank donates mobile ICU

Tribal Welfare Residential schools to get a facelift

Seven arrested in red sanders case

Red sanders sale to fetch about Rs. 1,000 cr. to AP

Naidu gets a feel of bullet train

Junior doctors plan to intensify stir