Assembly seats in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana may go up

Thursday, March 23, 2017


Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu has conveyed that the Centre would be ready to amend the Constitution of India if necessary for increasing the number of Assembly seats in both Telangana and AP. Speaking to media persons in Delhi on Wednesday, he said that the Attorney General of India and constitutional experts …

Class 12 Exam by an 11 Year old and he is not the first genius in family

Friday, March 03, 2017


HYDERABAD: Agastya Jaiswal from Hyderabad, the latest entry in the prodigy club, recently appeared for class 12 exams. Guess what?  He’s just 11 years old. His sister Naina is the youngest sportsperson to have enrolled for a PhD. It is rare and it proves yet again that there’s no underestimating the human brain. Also Read: ‘No …

8 dead, 30 injured as bus falls into a canal in Andhra Pradesh

Tuesday, February 28, 2017


A private bus fell into a canal in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh in the wee hours on Tuesday killing eight people and leaving thirty injured. The driver was heavy-eyed and lost control of the Volvo bus, which was heading from Bhubaneswar to Hyderabad. ALSO READ: Gurmehar Kaur withdraws from protest march against ABVP The bus was …

Kia to set up its first car plant in India

Wednesday, February 08, 2017


South Korean auto major Kia Motors Corp is close to finalising Andhra Pradesh as the site for its first factory in India, as it speeds up efforts to start production in the fast-growing market, a source familiar with the matter said. According to reports Kia looking to pick a site have been doing the rounds for …

34 killed, several injured as Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express derails in AP

Sunday, January 22, 2017


Bhubaneswar: In a tragic incident at least 34 people were killed and over 100 were believed to be injured after Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express derailed in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh. The incident took place around 11 PM on Saturday night when the train was on its way to Bhubaneswar from Jagdalpur. “Seven coaches and the engine …

Woman throws acid on her lover’s face after getting rejected

Wednesday, January 18, 2017


Unable to handle the reaction of the lover, this woman, Lidia Fisiba, who works as a nurse in a private hospital carried an acid bottle and threw it on Jayakumar‘s face while he was going to a temple in Vijaynagar on Monday evening. Lidia wore a helmet while throwing the acid and even pasted black …

Rs 100 cr reward for anyone from Andhra who wins Nobel Prize: CM Chandrababu Naidu

Thursday, January 05, 2017


Tirupati: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has announced a reward of Rs 100 crore to anybody who becomes a Nobel Prize winner from the state. Naidu was speaking at the National Children’s Science Congress at Sri Padmavathi Women’s University. The announcement is first of its system for any academic achievement, in a nation where …

Marijuana grown in a mini nursery stuns cops in Hyderabad

Tuesday, January 03, 2017


Nearly nine kg of marijuana along with 40 pots containing its plants were seized from the apartment in Hyderabad. According to the report, Syed Shahid Hussain, 33, a resident of Manikonda has been arrested for growing marijuana inside his three-bedroom apartment while he was selling marijuana to customers. Also Read: Thick fog in city, flight, train services …

Bribes in instalments: Post Demonetisation effect?

Wednesday, December 28, 2016


New Delhi: Demonetisation might have made it difficult for people to arrange bribes in new currency but some babus are finding unique ways around the problem like by allowing bribes in instalments. One such attempt of an Income Tax officer in Visakhapatnam to allegedly get illegal gratification in instalments landed him in CBI custody, CBI sources …

Aadhar card must for pilgrims to get ‘Privileged Darshan’

Wednesday, December 21, 2016


Tirupati: Devotees of Lord Venkateswara who want to trek the Tirumala hills on foot will now have to produce their Aadhar card as identify proof for getting authorised tickets for ‘privileged special entry darshan’ and laddus. At present, devotees after reaching Tirumala are given some laddus free of cost and subsidised laddus besides special entry …

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