WannaCry virus hits Tirupati; 36 of over 2,500 computers affected

Friday, May 19, 2017


The WannaCry ransomware virus attacked three dozen computers of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams, a trust which runs the famous Lord Venkateswara temple here, a senior TTD official said here today. “Of the over 2,500 computers, three dozen computers installed for local administration at the TTD headquarters were attacked by the online virus,” Devasthanam PRO Talari Ravi …

Girl begs father for cancer treatment: Video goes viral after her death

Wednesday, May 17, 2017


Vijayawada: A heart-wrenching video of a girl begging her father to save her life by providing for her Cancer treatment, has taken the nation by storm after she lost her life to the terminal illness. In the video, a 13-year old girl named Sai Sri was seen begging her father to sell their house for …

5 people killed after getting struck by lightning in Anantapur

Monday, May 15, 2017


5 people got killed and 10 got injured when the lightning hit a house in Kalugodu village in Anantapur district on Sunday. The house caught fire and killed 5 people on the spot while injured 4 others in the house. ALSO READ: Hawala racket operating from Kolkata busted; 9 booked This is the second incident within …

Hawala racket operating from Kolkata busted; 9 booked

Saturday, May 13, 2017


Visakhapatnam: Visakhapatnam police in Andhra Pradesh on Saturday claimed to have unearthed a major hawala racket operating from Kolkata that illegally funnelled out money to the tune of Rs 569 crore overseas. According to Vizag Deputy Commissioner of Police, Navin Gulati, a FIR has been filed here against nine persons in the case, but no arrests …

Andhra’s Minister son killed in an Mercedes SUV crash

Wednesday, May 10, 2017


Andhra Pradesh‘s Municipal Administration Minister’s son Nishit, along with friends were critically heart after ramming the Mercedes SUV into a metro pillar near upscale location of Jubilee Hill in Hyderabad. ALSO READ: Naidu meets tech giants executives seeks investments in AP Nobody in the car survived the impact of the crash and they died instantly …

Naidu meets tech giants’ executives, seeks investments in AP

Monday, May 08, 2017


Houston: On the second day of his US visit, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu met top executives of some of the world’s largest technology companies and sought investments from them in his state. The much-anticipated Apple’s foray into Andhra Pradesh got a fillip on Saturday following Naidu’s meeting with the company’s Chief Operating …

India’s Gift to South Asia: An eye in the sky

Friday, May 05, 2017


New Delhi [India] May 5: The South Asia Satellite is all set to be launched on Friday by the Indian Space Research organisation (ISRO). The Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle GSLV F-09 carrying the communication and broadcasting satellite will take off from the second launch pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota at 4.57 …

Increase relief for Andhra chilli farmers: Congress to Centre

Thursday, May 04, 2017


New Delhi [India], May 4:  Hanumantha Rao, the Congress MP from Telangana on Thursday requested the Central government to increase the relief amount for chilli farmers from Rs. 5000 per quintal to Rs. 10,000. “The central government should increase the relief amount from Rs. 5000 per quintal to Rs. 10,000, as this will give some relief …

Chandrababu Naidu bags US-India Biz Council award

Tuesday, May 02, 2017


Washington: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu has been selected for the ‘Transformative Chief Minister Award‘ in recognition for his role in advancing the US-India partnership at the state level. The award by the US-India Business Council would be presented to Naidu during the USIBC West Coast Summit in the Silicon Valley on May 8, …

Wreath laying ceremony held for Kupwara braveheart Naik Venkataramana

Saturday, April 29, 2017


Visakhapatnam: A wreath laying ceremony was held with full honours at INS Dega in Visakhapatnam as the nation paid tributes to Naik Venkataramana, who lost his life in Kupwara terror attack on Thursday. The ceremony was conducted by Colonel B Parkhe Admin Commandant, Station HQs (Army) Visakhapatnam and Captain SA Joglekar, Commanding Officer INS Dega. …

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