Andhra Pradesh News


10 missing as underconstruction building collapses in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Dec 8 : At least 10 people were missing when a multi-storied, underconstruction building collapsed here Thursday night. Read Full Story

KIMS Hospital performs robotic surgery for pancreatic cancer
Hyderabad, Dec 8 : KIMS Hospitals, the Hyderabad-based multispecialty healthcare chain, said on Thursday that it has conducted a challenging and complex robotic procedure for pancreatic cancer. Read Full Story

Hope to break hero image with 'Dhruva': Ram Charan
Chennai, Dec 8 : Actor Ram Charan, who awaits the release of Telugu action-thriller "Dhruva", says he really hopes to break away from hero-centric films and image with the film when it hits the screens worldwide on Friday. Read Full Story

Former bureaucrat seeks de-registration of BJP, Congress
Visakhapatnam, Dec 8 : Former bureaucrat E.A.S. Sarma has sought the de-registration of the BJP and the Congress for violation the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) by accepting donations from foreign sources. Read Full Story

When Ram Charan matched steps with dad
Chennai, Dec 8 : Actor Ram Charan, who is the producer of Chiranjeevi-starrer upcoming Telugu actioner aceKhaidi No 150", has also played a cameo in the film. According to a source, he appears alongside his father in a song. Read Full Story

Telangana government firms up cashless action plan
Hyderabad (Telangana)[India], Dec.7 (ANI): Telangana Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Minister Jupally Krishna Rao on Wednesday had a meeting with bankers and postal department officials on implementing of cashless transactions in the state. Read Full Story

My father's words made me lose weight: Adnan Sami
Hyderabad, Dec 7 : Well known singer Adnan Sami recalls that his father's words made him determined to lose weight, adding that weight loss involves 80 per cent psychological and 20 per cent physical effort. Read Full Story

India puts remote sensing satellite Resourcesat-2A into orbit
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Dec 7 : India on Wednesday morning successfully put into orbit its own earth observation satellite Resourcesat-2A in a text book style. Read Full Story

Andhra launches purse mobile app for cashless transactions
Vijayawada, Dec 6 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday launched the AP Purse mobile app, which presently has 13 mobile banking and 10 mobile wallets available and can help people pay their bills and carry out their cash transactions. Read Full Story

Telangana CM condoles Jayalalithaa's death
Hyderabad, Dec 6 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao expressed his shock over the demise of his Tamil Nadu counterpart Jayalalithaa. Read Full Story

Telugu film industry mourns loss of Jayalalithaa
Hyderabad, Dec 6 : Telugu film industry Tuesday mourned the death of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa with her co-stars paying her rich tributes. Read Full Story

Jayalalitha's long, special bond with Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Dec 6 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalitha, who died in Chennai on Monday night, had a long and special bond with Hyderabad. Read Full Story

Proud of 'Appatlo Okadundevadu': Nara Rohith
Chennai, Dec 6 : Nara Rohith is proud of his upcoming Telugu action-thriller "Appatlo Okadundevadu", which he has also produced. The film is based on real events that unfolded between the years 1992 and 1996 in Hyderabad. Read Full Story

Telangana takes lessons of Tripura's success in literacy
Agartala, Dec 6 : Telangana would introduce Left-ruled Tripura's model of success in literacy, Deputy Chief Minister Kadiam Srihari said here on Tuesday after a three-day tour of the northeastern state. Read Full Story

Country has lost a good leader: Chandrababu Naidu
Vijayawada, Dec 6 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday said the country had lost a good leader in the death of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa. Read Full Story

Sama Venkanna appointed as chairman of Advisory Council on Minimum Wages
Hyderabad [Telangana], Dec. 5 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Monday appointed Sama Venkanna aka Venkat Reddy as chairman of the Advisory Council on Minimum Wages. Read Full Story

'Khaidi No 150' teaser to be attached with 'Dhruva'
Chennai, Dec 5 : The teaser of megastar Chiranjeevi-starrer Telugu actioner "Khaidi No 150" will be attached with son Ram Charan's forthcoming action-thriller "Dhruva", which releases on Friday. Read Full Story

Four burnt to death in car crash
Hyderabad, Dec 5 : Four youths were burnt to death when their car caught fire after a crash on Outer Ring Road on the outskirts of Hyderabad on Monday, police said. Read Full Story

Telangana police to provide employment under 'Cheyutha' programme
Secundrabad [Telangana], Dec. 4 : All police stations of Telangana's north zone have taken up the concept of 'Cheyutha', under which employment and skill development opportunities would be offered to the youth registered under the initiative. Read Full Story

Rs 10 lakh in scrapped notes found with actor Balakrishna's wife
Tirupati, Dec 4 : Scrapped notes valued Rs.10 lakh were found in the possession of popular Telugu actor and TDP legislator N. Balakrishna's wife Vasundhara Devi at Renigunta Airport near here. Read Full Story

Verma meets rival families, rules out compromise on 'Vangaveeti'
Vijayawada, Dec 3 : Controversial filmmaker Ramgopal Verma on Saturday night went ahead with the release of audio of his upcoming Telugu movie "Vangaveeti", hours after meeting members Vangaveeti and Diveneni families, on whose feud the story is based. Read Full Story

Digital literacy, digital currency is the future: Chandrababu Naidu
New Delhi, Dec 3 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday advocated digital literacy and digital currency, saying they will not only reduce sufferings caused due to demonetisation but were imperative for fighting corruption and ensuring transparency. Read Full Story

Stampede at a bank in Andhra, two injured
Vijayawada, Dec 3 : Two persons were injured when stampede broke out at a bank in Andhra Pradesh's West Godavari district on Saturday. Read Full Story

Anu Emmanuel thrilled to be part of Pawan Kalyan's next
Chennai, Dec 3 : After winning over audiences with her performance in Nani-starrer Telugu romantic-drama "Majnu" earlier this year, actress Anu Emmanuel is thrilled to have signed a yet-untitled project alongside Pawan Kalyan. Read Full Story

Here's why Kanchana turned down role in 'Baahubali 2'
Chennai, Dec 3 : Veteran actress Kanchana, who is making a comeback after three decades with upcoming Telugu drama "Arjun Reddy", had turned down a role in S.S Rajamouli's magnum opus "Baahubali 2". Read Full Story

Telangana CM visits Sidhipet district to inspect housing scheme for poor
Sidhhipet (Telangana) [India], Dec. 2 (ANI): Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Friday visited Erravalli and Narsanapet village in Sidhhipet district to inspect development work of Double-Bedroom Housing Scheme which is being built for the poor. Read Full Story

Hyderabad to host Indiasoft in Feb
Hyderabad, Dec 2 : The 17th edition of Indiasoft, the global networking event for the Information Technology companies, will be held here on Feb 13-14, 2017, a Telanagana government official said on Friday. Read Full Story

Telangana Dy.CM inaugurates model schools for tribal children
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Dec.2 (ANI): Telangana Deputy Chief Minister and Education Minister Kadiyam Srihari on Friday inaugurated the Conference of Tribal Residential Educational Institutions Society and Model Schools held at Indira Priyadarshini Hall in Hyderabad. Read Full Story

Hyderabad Police detains 5 with Rs 95 lakh in new currency
Hyderabad [India] Dec.2 : Hyderabad Police has confirmed the detention of five people, including a lady with a total cash of Rs 95 lakh 18 thousand in new currency of Rs 2000 and Rs 100 denomination. Read Full Story

Dream-like to dance with Chiranjeevi: Raai Laxmi
Chennai, Dec 2 : It has been actress Raai Laxmi's long-time desire to match steps with megastar Chiranjeevi and when it finally happened in the upcoming Telugu actioner "Khaidi No 150", she says her dream had come true. Read Full Story

Telangana I-T Minister promises improvement in Hyderabad's infrastructure soon
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Dec. 1 : A 'Redibike' event was inaugurated by Telangana Information Technology Minister K.T. Rama Rao here on Thursday. Read Full Story

Shiva reference in title of Mahesh Babu's next
Chennai, Dec 1 : The makers of superstar Mahesh Babu's next Telugu-Tamil bilingual outing haven't finalised the title yet because it needs to have a Shiva reference, a source said. Read Full Story

Medical student ends life in Andhra Pradesh
Vijayawada, Dec 1 : A female student of a medical college in Andhra Pradesh committed suicide by jumping from the college building in the early hours of Thursday, police said. Read Full Story

Azure Power begins work on 100MW solar plant in Andhra
Hyderabad, Dec 1 : Azure Power, a leading independent solar power producer in the country, on Thursday announced that it has started construction of its 100MW solar power plant in Andhra Pradesh. Read Full Story

Ravi Kishan to make Tamil debut with Vikram's next
Chennai, Dec 1 : Actor Ravi Kishan, who gained popularity in southern filmdom through his work in Telugu films such as "Kick 2" and "Supreme", has been signed on as the prime antagonist in Vikram's next yet-untitled Tamil outing. Read Full Story

Pay day turns into pain day in Telangana, Andhra
Hyderabad/Vijayawada, Dec 1 : The cash crunch turned pay day into pain day for people in both Telangana and Andhra Pradesh on Thursday with low or no cash in banks. Read Full Story

Farmers attack market yard in Hyderabad over online procurement
Hyderabad, Dec 1 : Farmers attacked the office of a market yard in Hyderabad on Thursday, alleging that they were being cheated through the online procurement system that was recently introduced. Read Full Story

HYSEA facilitates 'father of I-T industry' Faqir Chand Kohli for his resounding contributions
Hyderabad (Telangana)[India], Dec. 1(ANI): Telangana I-T Minster K.T. Rama Rao facilitated Dr. Faqir Chand Kolhi, who is considered as father of I-T industry, on the concluding day of the year-long Silver Jubilee celebrations of Hyderabad Software Enterprises association (HYSEA) at Hyderabad International Convention Centre (HICC) yesterday. Read Full Story

French firms evince interest to invest in Andhra Pradesh
Vijayawada, Nov 30 : French companies have evinced interest in collaborating with the Andhra Pradesh government and making investments in smart cities, urban infrastructure, urban development, solar, renewable energy and sports. Read Full Story

Telangana Education Minister holds meeting with DOs, deputy DOs to boost results
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Nov. 30: Telangana Education Minister Kadiyam Srihari on Wednesday called a meeting-cum-workshop of all new 31 districts District Education Officers (DEOs) and Deputy DEOs at the conference hall of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan office here to discuss ways to overall improvement in the upcoming academic activities. Read Full Story

TRS lauds real hero KCR's 'deeksha' for Telangana
Hyderabad/New Delhi,[India] Nov. 30 : The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) has hailed Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao as the 'real hero' for ignoring threats to his life and achieving statehood for Telangana despite all odds. Read Full Story

Andhra CM starts functioning from Velagapudi
Vijayawada, Nov 30 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday began conducting administration work from the interim state secretariat at Velagapudi in upcoming state capital Amaravati near here. Read Full Story

Over 50% Hyderabad air passengers travel for business: Survey
Hyderabad, Nov 30 : More than 50 per cent of airline passengers from Hyderabad travel for business/official purpose, revealed a survey. Read Full Story

Telangana to pay part of employees' salaries in cash
Hyderabad, Nov 29 : The Telangana government on Tuesday decided to make part payment of salaries of its employees in cash in view of cash crunch due to demonetisation of high value currency notes. Read Full Story

Bank accounts of Vijayawada college staff misused for money laundering
Vijayawada, Nov 29 : Employees of a college in Vijayawada were shocked on receiving messages about deposits and withdrawal of amounts from their bank accounts. Read Full Story

Man attempts suicide over Rs 2,000 note
Hyderabad, Nov 29 : Unable to get change for a Rs 2,000 note, a daily wage labourer in Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday attempted suicide, said his family. Read Full Story

People suffer due to cash crunch in Telangana, Andhra
Hyderabad/Vijayawada, Nov 29 : Three weeks after demonetization of high value currency, people in both Telangana and Andhra Pradesh continue to face hardships. Read Full Story

Kanchana set for comeback after three decades
Chennai, Nov 29 : Veteran southern actress Kanchana, 77, will be making her comeback as an urban grandmother in Vijay Deverakonda-starrer upcoming Telugu drama "Arjun Reddy". Read Full Story

KCR urges Modi to clean up political system
Hyderabad, Nov 28 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to clean the political system in toto by introducing state funding of elections. Read Full Story

Telangana to shortly launch e-wallet for cashless transactions
Hyderabad, Nov 28 : The Telangana government will shortly come out with e-wallet for cashless transactions across the state, Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao said on Monday. Read Full Story

Now Rajyavardhan Rathore knows, why Katappa killed Baahubali
Panaji, Nov 28 : After S.S. Rajamouli, director of blockbuster film "Baahubali: The Beginning", Union minister of state for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Rathore may well be the second person to know why Katappa killed Baahubali -- an immensely popular internet meme and a popular mystery which has generated a series of jokes on social media. Read Full Story

CBI books three postal employees over currency irregularities
Hyderabad, Nov 28 : The CBI has registered a case against three postal employees in Hyderabad for irregularities in exchanging demonetised high value currency notes worth Rs 36 lakh. Read Full Story

A nail-biting horse racing climax for 'Winner'
Chennai, Nov 28 : Director Gopichand Malineni, who has returned after successfully wrapping up the European schedule of his upcoming Telugu actioner "Winner", says they shot a breathtaking horse racing climax sequence in Istanbul. Read Full Story

Shutdown call evokes partial response in Telugu states
Hyderabad, Nov 28 : The nation-wide shutdown called by the Left parties over demonetisation of high value currency notes evoked partial response in Telugu states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh on Monday. Read Full Story

Demonetisation forced us to postpone 'Dhruva': Producer
Chennai, Nov 27 : The release of Ram Charan's forthcoming Telugu actioner "Dhruva" had to be pushed from December 2 to December 9 due to demonetisation, producer Allu Aravind has said. Read Full Story

Ram Charan, Sania Mirza flag off Hyderabad 10K Run
Hyderabad, Nov 27 : Telugu actor Ram Charan and tennis star Sania Mirza flagged off the Hyderabad 10K Run here on Sunday. Telangana Information Technology Minister K.T. Rama Rao and actress Raashi Khanna were also part of the inaugural ceremony of the event. Read Full Story

Cop dies while chasing thief in Telangana
Hyderabad, Nov 26 : A police constable collapsed and died while chasing a suspected thief in Telangana on Saturday, police said. Read Full Story

Andhra plans to distribute free mobile phones, launch 'AP Purse' for cashless transaction
Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Nov. 26: With an aim to ease the problems faced by people in the state due to the implementation of demonetisation policy, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandra Babu Naidu is planning to distribute free mobile phones to people, especially economically- backward classes, to undertake cashless transaction. Read Full Story

PM calls for qualitative change in police force
Hyderabad, Nov 26 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called for a qualitative change in the police force through a collective training effort. Read Full Story

PM interacts with DGPs on security issues
Hyderabad, Nov 26 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday interacted with top police officers of the country on various security related issues. Read Full Story

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