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Monthly magazines to promote AP temples, says APDy CM Kottu Satyanarayana

An advisory and editorial board will be formed at the state-level for the magazines on temple tourism, says Min VIJAYAWADA: Temple tourism is very popular in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, and similarly, measures are being taken to promote all prominent shrines in Andhra Pradesh by publishing monthly magazines on temple tourism, said Kottu Satyanarayana, Deputy Chief Minister and Minister for Endowments, while addressing the media at the Secretariat, on Tuesday. Adding more to the details, the minist

4 Oct 2023 11:03 am
Woman abducts newborn from Guntur GGH

The police inspected the CCTV footage and found a middle-aged woman, whose identity is yet to be known, carrying the boy and seen leaving in an auto-rickshaw. GUNTUR: A three-day-old infant was allegedly kidnapped by an unidentified woman at Guntur GGH on Tuesday. According to Kothapet police, Roshni, a resident of Old Guntur was admitted in the hospital on September 26 and gave birth to a baby boy on September 30. On Tuesday evening, her husband Rabbani went to bring her food while she was asle

4 Oct 2023 10:35 am
No evidence to prove Naidu indulged in scam: VarlaRamaiah

Mentioning that an audio clip on a telephone conversation between a boy and a girl has been doing rounds on social media, Varla termed it a ploy against Naidu that he did injustice to the youth. VIJAYAWADA: TDP Politburo member Varla Ramaiah accused Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy of exhibiting his revenge, jealousy and grudge by arresting TDP supremo N Chandrababu Naidu in the skill development case. Speaking to mediapersons at the TDP headquarters on Tuesday, Varla felt that it was really

4 Oct 2023 10:31 am
Inner ring road case: AP HC asks Lokesh to appear before APCID on Oct 10

The APCID officials had served notice on the TDP general secretary at the residence of TDP MP Galla Jayadev in New Delhi on September 30. VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Tuesday directed TDP general secretary Nara Lokesh to appear before the Crime Investigation Department (CID ) for questioning on October 10 in connection with the Amaravati Inner Ring Road (IRR) case. The court pronounced the order while dealing with a lunch motion petition filed by Lokesh, opposing a notice issued

4 Oct 2023 10:29 am
All norms followed in ex-ministerBandaru'sarrest, AP HC told

Bandarus brother Bandaru Simhadri Rao filed a habeas corpus petition in the form of house motion petition in the High Court. VIJAYAWADA: All due procedures were followed in serving notice on former TDP Minister Bandaru Satyanarayana Murthy, accused of making derogatory remarks against Tourism and Sports Minister RK Roja, and when he refused to take the notice, he was arrested duly following the rules, government special pleader Chintala Suman submitted to the Andhra Pradesh High Court on Tuesday

4 Oct 2023 10:23 am
Fibernet scam: AP HC disposes of Lokesh plea

Lokesh filed a lunch motion petition on Tuesday seeking anticipatory bail in the Fibernet scam case. VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Tuesday disposed of the case pertaining to anticipatory bail plea by TDP general secretary Nara Lokesh in the Fibernet scam case, after duly noting in records the explanation given by the APCID. Lokesh filed a lunch motion petition on Tuesday seeking anticipatory bail in the Fibernet scam case. When the case came for hearing before Justice K Suresh Red

4 Oct 2023 10:20 am
AP CM Jagan Mohan Reddy likely to meet Modi, Shah in Delhi on Oct 6

Jagan is likely to stay in Delhi for two days and meet several Union ministers to take up various issues pertaining to the State. VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy is likely to call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah during his visit to New Delhi on October 6. Jagan is likely to stay in Delhi for two days and meet several Union ministers to take up various issues pertaining to the State. Apart from taking up the issues like release of funds for Polava

4 Oct 2023 10:17 am
YSRC govt resorted to delaying tactics: TDP

However, the YSRC government had falsely claimed that the investigation started before 2018, before the amendment of the Prevention of Corruption Act. VIJAYAWADA: The APCID did not follow due procedure while arresting TDP chief and former Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu in the Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation case, alleged Telugu Desam. According to the 2018 amendment to the Prevention of Corruption Act, the CID should have obtained permission from the Governor of the State

4 Oct 2023 10:15 am
People like Bandaru, a hindrance to womens empowerment, says Roja

Roja said when she was in the TDP, she could not even win once, but in the YSRC, she became MLA twice and also a minister, with the public reposing faith in her. VIJAYAWADA: Tourism and Sports Minister RK Roja lashed out at former TDP minister Bandaru Satyanarayana Murthy for his crass and derogatory remarks against her and said he should be slapped with slippers for making such comments against a woman minister. Speaking to media persons in Tirupati on Tuesday, she said at a time when the count

4 Oct 2023 10:10 am
No scope for deletion of votes sans due procedure:CEC informs AP High Court

The petitioners counsel P Raviteja informed the bench that votes are being deleted from the list without following due procedure. VIJAYAWADA: The Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) on Tuesday informed the AP High Court that it is not possible to delete the name of a person from the voters list soon after they receive an application for deletion of a vote. There are prescribed rules for deletion of votes and officials have to follow the rules in toto, the CEC clarified. Advocate D Sivadarshan, app

4 Oct 2023 10:04 am
Your sacrifices will not go waste: Naidus wife to Amaravati farmers

She vowed to fight for the cause of Amaravati farmers, who gave their farm lands for the construction of State capital. RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM: Your sacrifices will not go waste. The TDP is committed to safeguarding your interests by supporting your agitation against the shifting of capital. We will come to power in the State in the next elections and build capital Amaravati, asserted Nara Bhuvaneswari, wife of TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu, while interacting with Amaravati farmers, who met her at th

4 Oct 2023 9:56 am
Naidus absence demoralises TDP cadres?

Finalisation of candidates for all segments would have come to an end by now if he was not arrested, says source VIJAYAWADA: At a time when the TDP is prepared to chalk out strategies for the ensuing elections, the arrest of party supremo N Chandrababu Naidu in the AP State Skill Development Corporation (APSSDC) case has come as a rude shock to the party rank and file. Since the arrest of Naidu on September 9, the TDP cadres have been limited to staging protests demanding Naidus release. On the

4 Oct 2023 9:50 am
PVK Naidu complex in Andhra's Guntur to be constructed with Rs 163 cr

The land has a long history as late PVK Naidu donated 1.6 acres of land to GMC in 1945. The GMC had built a complex with shops and rented them out to vendors. GUNTUR: The construction of the long-awaited PVK Naidu complex is soon to gain pace as the officials have completed a legal review of the project and called for the tenders. The construction of the market complex will be taken in the heart of Guntur city. The land has a long history as late PVK Naidu donated 1.6 acres of land to GMC in 194

4 Oct 2023 9:46 am
Andhra police reunite abducted 2-yr-old boy with family

According to Superintendent of Police P Parameswara Reddy, Chandrasekhar and Meena, hailing from Tamil Nadu, visited Tirumala along with their children, Arul Murugan (2) and M Vasanth (8). TIRUPATI: Tirupati district police re-united a two-year-old boy with his family within hours, after he was allegedly abducted by an unidentified person from Tirupati RTC bus station during the early hours of Tuesday. According to Superintendent of Police P Parameswara Reddy, Chandrasekhar and Meena, hailing fr

4 Oct 2023 9:43 am
Araku Coffee wins accolades at Fifth World Conference

Judges from around the world and the Indian coffee industry evaluated the participants based on their coffee skills. VISAKHAPATNAM: Araku Coffee, known for its aromatic charm, brewed its way to the top at the 5th World Coffee Conference 2023 in Bengaluru last month. Of the many coffee contenders across the globe battling it out in the Flavour of India: The Fine Cup Award Cupping Competition, all in pursuit of the finest brew, Killo Aswini from the coffee-rich Pedabayalu mandal in Alluri Sitarama

4 Oct 2023 9:41 am
APSSDC scam case: SC defers hearing on Naidu's plea,ex-Andhra CM's judicial remand continues

Naidu, 73, was arrested on September 9 for allegedly misappropriating funds from the Skill Development Corporation when he was the chief minister in 2015. NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday deferred hearinga plea filed by TDP leader N Chandrababu Naidu challenging an AP High Court order dismissing his petition to quash an FIR against him in the Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation (APSSDC) scam case. The court will hear the case onOctober 9. A bench of Justices Aniruddha Bose

3 Oct 2023 5:03 pm
Devotee rush peaks at Srisailam temple in Andhra'sNandyal

Temple executive officer D Peddiraju said that they have taken elaborate measures to ensure facilities, including accommodation, food, drinking water and other amenities. KURNOOL:With three continuous holidays, the Srisailam temple town in Nandyal district witnessed a heavy influx of devotees on Monday. Temple officials estimated that more than one lakh devotees offered prayers at Sri Bramarambha Mallikarjuna Swamy temple in Srisailam in the past 48 hours. Even though the temple staff had a toug

3 Oct 2023 8:41 am
Tirupati: Top priority given to safety of pilgrims, says TTD chairman

It is to be recalled that after the fatal leopard attack on a six-year-old girl on the Alipiri trekking path a few months back, the TTD had stopped allowing trekking of children below 12 years after 2 TIRUPATI:Asserting that the safety and security of pilgrim devotees is most important, Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams Chairman Bhumana Karunakara Reddy clarified that only if the forest department officials confirm that there is no threat from wild animals along the Alipiri Footpath route, the rest

3 Oct 2023 8:39 am
Guv Nazeer, AP CM Jagan pay tributes to Gandhi & Shastri

CM Jagan posted on X, saying that Mahatma Gandhi is a huge inspiration and that his government draws inspiration from the latter, which focuses on welfare of people. VIJAYAWADA:Governor S Abdul Nazeer, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, and others paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi and former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri on their birth anniversaries, here on Monday. The Governor paid rich tributes by offering flowers to their portraits at a programme held in Durbar Hall at Raj Bhavan in Vijay

3 Oct 2023 8:28 am
TDP plan of action after SC verdict on Naidus plea

Lokesh demanded that if the YSRC government got any evidence whatsoever on the involvement of Naidu in the skill development scam it should be brought before the court. VIJAYAWADA:TDP general secretary Nara Lokesh, who observed a day-long fast, along with party MPs and leaders in New Delhi on Monday, resenting the arrest of party supremo N Chandrababu Naidu in the Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation scam case, said the future course of action would be chalked out based on the verd

3 Oct 2023 8:21 am
SC to hear TDP chiefChandrababu Naidus specialleave petition on October 3

Naidus counsel Sidharth Luthra argued that the FIR was unsustainable as no prior sanction was obtained by the probe agency for registering it under Section 17A of the Prevention of Corruption Act. VIJAYAWADA:The Supreme Court bench of Justices Aniruddha Bose and Bela M Trivedi will hear TDP chief and former Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidus special leave petition to quash the FIR registered against him by the Andhra Pradesh Crime Investigation Department in the AP State Skill Development Corpo

3 Oct 2023 8:17 am
CPM in no hurry for electoral alliance in State:Srinivasa Rao

The CPM may not ally with Pawan Kalyans party, which had ditched the Left parties and tied up with the BJP soon after the 2019 elections. VIJAYAWADA:The fast-changing political scenario in the State has made the two Left parties CPI and CPM adopt different stances.While the CPI is found to be in favour of an alliance with the TDP, the CPM has decided to adopt wait and watch policy. The political scenario in the State is fluid. The Jana Sena Party has decided to truck with the TDP with the JSP a

3 Oct 2023 8:12 am
People rejected Pawan Kalyans pollalliance with corrupt TDP: WR Minister Ambati

Pointing out at the omission of the BJP name in the alliance that Pawan Kalyan said would form the government in 2024, the YSRC leader asked where has the BJP gone? VIJAYAWADA:Claiming that Vaarahi Vijaya Yatra of Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan at Avanigadda in Krishna district was a big flop show, Water Resources Minister Ambati Rambabu on Monday said the people endorsed that the pact he had entered into with the corrupt TDP is not right. Speaking to media persons, Ambati alleged that Pawan Kalya

3 Oct 2023 8:05 am
JSP-TDP pact is essential in AP peoples interests: Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan

Stating that strategies and alliances are quite common in politics, the JSP chief said cooperation and confrontation are part of democracy and one has to use them when needed. VIJAYAWADA:Reiterating that the JSP-TDP alliance is essential in the larger interests of the people of Andhra Pradesh, Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan has called upon party cadres to cooperate and coordinate with Telugu Desam to ensure victory in the ensuing elections. Addressing the party cadre in Machilipatnam on the second

3 Oct 2023 7:57 am
AP: PKS leaderheld in Maoist conspiracy case, pistol seized

In Tirupati, a team led by an inspector-rank officer, C Prasanth, raided the residence of an advocate, K Kranthi Chaitanya, in Tiruchanoor. VIJAYAWADA: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday conducted searches at 62 places53 in Andhra Pradesh and nine in neighbouring Telanganaand arrested a leader of the Pragathiseela Karmika Samakya (PKS), Chandra Narsimhulu, from Sri Sathya Sai district. They seized a pistol with 14 rounds of ammunition. Additionally, the sleuths reportedly recovere

3 Oct 2023 7:51 am
AP opposes NMCs order on restricting seats

Stakeholders raise concern as they feel the circular will create hindrance to setting up adequate medical colleges VIJAYAWADA:The State government has strongly opposed the decision by the National Medical Council (NMC) to allow and allocate medical education seats according to the population of a State or Union Territory.With the order coming into effect from the next academic year, southern States have questioned the Centre over freedom to provide healthcare and education to medical aspirants i

3 Oct 2023 7:47 am
Andhra, Telangana farmers show interest in Bamboo cultivation

Nagi Reddy, who himself is cultivating Bamboo in 24 acres of land, said he was impressed by the benefits of Bamboo after visiting couple of groves in Garapadu and Kolipara villages. VIJAYAWADA:With Bamboo being made a horticulture crop and an anchoring unit being set by the concerned department last year in the State, many farmers have turned to cultivating the crop. As of now, Bamboo has been cultivated in around 200 acres of land in both the Telugu states as more farmers have been showing inte

3 Oct 2023 7:43 am
Tenali girl gears up to launch CubeSat BWSAT into stratosphere

LakshyaSAT I, her first CubeSat, was launched successfully into the stratosphere from the United Kingdom in March 2022. GUNTUR:After the historic success of Vikram-S, Indias first privately developed rocket launch, Sai Divya Kurapati, the mastermind behind one of its payloads, is gearing up to launch another CubeSat BWSAT on October 4 from Spain.It can be recalled, Vikram-S was successfully launched into space on November 18, 2022 and Sai Divyas CubeSat LakshyaSAT II is one of the three payloads

3 Oct 2023 7:36 am
AP forest departmentto shift three abandoned cubs to NSTR

Each one of them should complete a minimum of 50 wild hunts and then only they will be freed from the enclosures in the NSTR region. ONGOLE:The Forest department officials took a decision to shift the three tiger cubs to the Nallamala- Nagarjuna Sagar- Srisailam Tiger Reserve (NSTR) forest area to help them grow as adults.The group of four female tiger cubs aged about 3 months were abandoned by their mother in the Atmakur forest area eight months ago. Forest officials rescued them after villager

3 Oct 2023 7:33 am
Three cops suspended for assaulting Dalit youth in Andhra

When the youngster began crying for help, the two constables fled the scene. Other police personnel came to Papus rescue and shifted him to MR Government Hospital at Vizianagaram in an ambulance. VISAKHAPATNAM: Three policemen, including a sub-inspector rank officer and two constables, of Padmanabham police station were placed under suspension on allegations of subjecting a 24-year-old Dalit youth to third-degree treatment under the pretext of questioning him for theft of a rooster. The police o

3 Oct 2023 7:21 am
After high drama, Bandaru arrested for derogatory remarks against AP CM Jagan

Police served notices on Murthy under CrPC Section 41 (A) and (B). Two cases were registered against the TDP leader at Arundalpeta and Nagarampalem police stations in Guntur district. VISAKHAPATNAM: Senior TDP leader Bandaru Satyanarayana Murthy was arrested from his residence at Vennalapalem in Parawada mandal of Anakapalle district on Monday allegedly for passing derogatory remarks against Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy and tourism minister RK Roja. High tension prevailed in the village s

3 Oct 2023 7:16 am
No invoices for materials at skill centres, says Minister Kakani

A group of TDP leaders who visited a skill development centre in Audisankara Engineering College, observed the equipment and announced that it was set up at a cost of Rs 10 crore. NELLORE: Agriculture Minister Kakani Govardhan Reddy said that TDP leaders have been publicising the arrest of Naidu as illegal with the support of a section of media with fake evidence and informed that it is the responsibility of YSRC to reveal the facts to public in the skill development scam. Interacting with media

2 Oct 2023 9:44 am
Ongole boy youngest to scale MountArarat

The eight-year-old, a native of Ongole and currently residing in Muscat, Oman, was accompanied by his mother, V Anuradha, in climbing 4,200 m to reach second base camp of the peak. ONGOLE: Akshaj Udaiwal, a Class 3 student, became the youngest person in the world to scale Mount Ararat in Turkey. The eight-year-old, a native of Ongole and currently residing in Muscat, Oman, was accompanied by his mother, V Anuradha, in climbing 4,200 m to reach second base camp of the peak. His grandfather Velag

2 Oct 2023 9:37 am
Arogya Suraksha covers 1.45L patients on Day 1 in AP

As part of its aim to provide quality healthcare free of cost to the people under Arogya Suraksha, the government is reaching out to every family to identify health issues. VIJAYAWADA: The Jagananna Arogya Suraksha (JAS) programme, a novel comprehensive healthcare initiative, which is a first-of-its-kind in the country, has won the appreciation of rural people in the State. As part of the 5th phase, a record number of 1,45,611 people were treated by specialist doctors at 628 medical camps organi

2 Oct 2023 9:30 am
Are you ready for judicial inquiry into illegal assets? Perni Nani dares Naidu

Nani recalled that when Kapu leader Mudragada Padmanabham staged a protest demanding reservation for the community, similar to the one organised by the TDP on Saturday, he was ridiculed and insulted. VIJAYAWADA: Former minister Perni Venkataramaiah (Nani) has asked TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu whether he is ready for an inquiry by a sitting judge into his illegal assets. Speaking to reporters at the YSRC headquarters in Tadepalli on Sunday, Nani observed, Naidu would have to spend his entire li

2 Oct 2023 9:25 am
Naidu, wife to observe fast today

Meanwhile, the proposed day-long fast of Naidu in the Central Prison will be closely observed by the jail authorities. VIJAYAWADA /RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM: TDP national president and former Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will stage a hunger strike in Rajamahendravaram Central Prison, where he is lodged following his arrest in the Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation (APSSDC) case, on Monday to protest against the unconstitutional rule of Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy. Naidus wi

2 Oct 2023 9:18 am
AP farmers cheer as turmeric board to be a reality soon

Though the announcement was made keeping Telangana elections in mind, Rythu sangham leaders said the board will be beneficial to a large number of turmeric growers. VISAKHAPATNAM/KADAPA: Prime Minister Narendra Modi announcing the formation of a National Turmeric Board in Nizamabad of neighbouring Telangana district, a poll promise made ahead of the elections, has evoked good response from the farmers in the State. PM Modi made the announcement during a public meeting in Mahbubnagar, Telangana o

2 Oct 2023 9:02 am
Fire mishap at procession: Four children hurt, 4 cops suspended in Andhra's Kadapa

According to reports, a group of people organised Ganesh immersion procession in Nadivuru and engaged Sri Uma Maheswari event organisers to perform cultural events during the procession. KADAPA: As many as four children suffered burn injuries during a mishap at a Ganesh idol immersion procession in Yerraguntla in Kadapa district on Sunday. The organisers engaged a dance troupe from Hyderabad who performed on the famous Kantara song, Varaha Roopam. The dance troupe recklessly handled the petrol t

2 Oct 2023 8:52 am
AP government's energy efficiency approach wins global acclaim

Demenges praise has underscored the global significance of APs initiative, positioning it as a potential model for energy efficiency programmes. VIJAYAWADA: The Pedalandariki Illu scheme, which is part of Navaratnalu of the Andhra Pradesh government, has received international acclaim for its steadfast dedication to the cause of energy efficiency. The Housing Department, in collaboration with the Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL), has taken measures to facilitate provision of energy-efficien

2 Oct 2023 8:44 am
Jungle safari resumes in NSTR after 3-month hiatus

The safari now offers Pagoda-inspired guest rooms, AI augmented wildlife museum at the beginning of the tour near Thummala Bayalu and a gypsy ride across the forest. ONGOLE: After a temporary three-month ban, jungle safari at the Nagarjuna Sagar- Srisailam Tiger Reserve (NSTR) in Nallamala forest has officially resumed from October 1. On the directions of tiger conservation experts and forest department authorities, the ban was imposed from July 1 to September 30 to facilitate favourable conditi

2 Oct 2023 8:40 am
Dasara launch likely for Vizag-Varanasi Express

In view of public demand, the BJP MP had approached the Union railway minister and even raised the issue of sanctioning a direct train from Visakhapatnam to Varanasi in Parliament. VISAKHAPATNAM: The proposed Visakhapatnam-Varanasi Express is likely to be introduced from Dasara, BJP Rajya Sabha MP GVL Narasimha Rao announced on Sunday. GVL, who is also zonal railway users committee member, pointed out that he had urged Union railway minister Ashwini Vaishnaw to introduce the train before Dasara

2 Oct 2023 8:37 am
JSP-TDP are Pandavas in Kurukshetra war: Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan

Agreeing with Jagans comparison of the Assembly polls with the Kurukshetra war, Pawan likened the YSRC to the Kauravas and the JSP-TDP combine to the Pandavas. VIJAYAWADA: Asserting that YS Jagan Mohan Reddy will be defeated in the 2024 elections, Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan said he was certain that the JSP-TDP alliance will come to power. The actor-politician was addressing a public meeting at Avanigadda in Krishna district on Sunday as he launched the fourth phase of his Vaarahi Yatra. This i

2 Oct 2023 8:33 am
Over 10,000 Jagananna Aarogya camps set up

Minister for Health, Medical and Family Welfare Vidadala Rajini lamented that as many as 10,574 Jagananna Arogya Suraksha Kendras have been set up across the State. VIJAYAWADA: Minister for Health, Medical and Family Welfare Vidadala Rajini inaugurated the medical camp organised at General Hospital in Chilakaluripet, Guntur district on Saturday. The minister stated that all necessary steps will be taken to ensure health services to all at the camps, which was recently launched under the Jaganann

1 Oct 2023 9:03 am
Post bifurcation, all Naidu did was to indulge in scam after scam, says Roja

She said that after the people of the State elected Naidu hoping for the rapid economic development of AP post-bifurcation, all he did was indulge in scam after scam in the five-year term. VIJAYAWADA: Tourism and Sports Minister RK Roja lashed out at TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu and his son Nara Lokesh and advised Brahmani, wife of Lokesh, to understand the facts before tweeting. Speaking to mediapersons on Saturday, she said after the people of the State elected Naidu hoping for the rapid econ

1 Oct 2023 8:57 am
Sea of devotees throng Srivari temple on Purattasi Saturday

The queue of pilgrims stretched up to Gograbham Dam which is about 3.5 km from the entrance of the Vaikuntam Queue Complex leading to the temple. TIRUMALA: A huge influx of devotees made a beeline at the Lord Venkateswara temple in Tirumala on Saturday. Witnessed after a long time, the pilgrim rush has been attributed to the long weekend and the Purattasi Saturday. According to conservative estimates, around 1.3 lakh pilgrims began queuing up in Tirumala on Friday evening itself. The queue of pi

1 Oct 2023 8:54 am
Mystery box on Vizag beach piques curiosity

Local fishermen discovered the massive box and promptly alerted the authorities on Friday night and the enigmatic box was moved onto the sand with the assistance VISAKHAPATNAM: A mysterious wooden box, that washed ashore near the YMCA on the RK Beach in Visakhapatnam on Friday, aroused curiosity among a large group of people who thronged the beach Saturday. The five-layered wooden box, which weighed over 100 tonnes, is typically part of a system used to anchor boats and prevent collisions. Local

1 Oct 2023 8:50 am
Andhra Pradeshrecords 13 per centdeficit rainfall this monsoon

Anantapur district registered the highest deficit rainfall of 34 per cent in the State, while Krishna district registered 32 per cent surplus rainfall, the highest surplus rainfall in the State. VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh received 13 per cent deficit rainfall in the South West Monsoon that ended on September 30. As against the normal rainfall of 521.6 mm rainfall in the state during the monsoon, the State had received only 454.6 mm. However, technically it is considered normal rainfall. The prev

1 Oct 2023 8:48 am
Naidus wife to observe fast on October 2

The TDP urged people to light candles after switching off lights in their houses and stay for five minutes on October 2 in support of the former CM. VIJAYAWADA: The Political Action Committee (PAC) of TDP, which met at a function hall in Nandyal, where N Chandrababu Naidu was arrested in the AP State Skill Development Corporation scam case, took a slew of decisions on Saturday. Giving the details of the PAC meeting to the media, TDP State President K Atchannaidu said Nara Bhuvaneswari will stage

1 Oct 2023 8:45 am
Lokesh to appear before APCID for probe in ring road case on October 4

The slueths, who arrived at TDP MP Jayadev Gallas residence in New Delhi, were received by Lokesh who appeared to be very calm. VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh Crime Investigation Department (APCID) on Saturday evening served a notice on TDP general secretary Nara Lokesh under Section 41 (A) of CrPC, directing him to appear before the probe agency at its Economic Offences Wing-II office in Tadepalli on October 4 at 10 am for questioning in the case pertaining to the alleged irregularities in the

1 Oct 2023 8:41 am
YSRC MP ridicules TDP theatrics for support

Elaborating on how Naidu cheated youth by promising skill development and using the scheme to fill his own pockets, the YSRC MP said there was absolutely no welfare during the previous TDP regime. VIJAYAWADA: YSRC general secretary V Vijayasai Reddy lambasted the TDP for resorting to theatrics by indulging in beating drums and blowing whistles in protest against the arrest of TDP supremo and former Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu in the Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation scam

1 Oct 2023 8:40 am