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NIA probes link between bank robbery and Burdwan blast

Hyderabad, Oct 23 : The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is probing the link between Burdwan blast and a bank robbery in Telangana's Karimnagar district, police sources said Thursday.


Dark Diwali for cyclone-hit north coastal Andhra

Visakhapatnam, Oct 23 : It's a dark Diwali for people in north coastal Andhra which was battered by severe cyclonic storm 'Hudhud' 12 days ago.


Venkaiah Naidu to adopt cyclone-hit village

Visakhapatnam, Oct 23 : Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu has decided to adopt a cyclone-affected village in Andhra Pradesh.


Graphics work delaying release of 'Yamaleela 2'

Chennai, Oct 23 : Filmmaker S.V. Krishna Reddy says the delay in the release of his Telugu fantasy drama "Yamaleela 2", is due to the need for lot of computer graphics.


Vizag Steel Plant donates Rs.5 crore for cyclone relief

Visakhapatnam, Oct 23 : Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP) Thursday donated Rs.5 crore for relief works in cyclone-hit areas of north coastal Andhra.


Chandrababu asks Telangana to abide by rules

Hyderabad, Oct 22 : Amid growing tension with Telangana over electricity generation, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu Wednesday asked the TRS government not to complicate matters by violating rules and targeting the TDP to hide its inefficiency.


Andhra industry body, Turkish Indian chamber sign MoU

Hyderabad, Oct 22 : The Federation of Andhra Pradesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FAPCCI) and the Turkish Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (TICCI) have signed an agreement for the promotion of commercial and industrial relations.


TRS, TDP workers clash in Telangana

Hyderabad, Oct 22 : TRS and TDP workers clashed in Nalgonda district Wednesday as the row over sharing of water and electricity between Telangana and Andhra Pradesh took a violent turn.


Seven candidates file papers for Andhra assembly by-poll

Hyderabad, Oct 21 : Seven candidates, including five Independents, have filed nomination papers for the Nov 8 by-election to the Allagadda assembly seat in Andhra Pradesh.


Ismail Ali Khan to head Telangana Electricity Regulatory Commission

Hyderabad, Oct 21 : Telangana government has appointed former director of Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) Ismail Ali Khan as the chairman of the Electricity Regulatory Commission (ERC).


Telangana industry seeks respite from power holidays

Hyderabad, Oct 21 : The industry has urged the Telangana government to reduce the power holiday to once a week from the present two days a week.


Lord Venkateshwara-engraved watch on display in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Oct 21 : A Lord Venkateshwara-engraved watch, studded with diamonds and rubies and made from one block of sapphire, made by Swiss luxury watchmaker Century has been put on display here.


Sunny Leone professional, punctual: Nageshwar Reddy

Chennai, Oct 21 : Adult movie star and actress Sunny Leone, who is making her Telugu debut with "Current Theega", has impressed everybody with her professionalism, says the film's director G. Nageshwar Reddy.


Cyclone 'Hudhud' affects 'Oka Laila Kosam' box office collection

Chennai, Oct 21 : Actor Naga Chaitanya-starrer Telugu romantic-comedy "Oka Laila Kosam" minted Rs.7.8 crore in first three days of its release, but couldn't register bigger opening due to the aftermath of cyclone 'Hudhud' in Andhra Pradesh, says expert.


Telangana, Andhra pay tributes to police martyrs

Hyderabad/Vijayawada, Oct 21 : Telangana and Andhra Pradesh Tuesday remembered the policemen who laid down their lives on duty.


Andhra firecrackers unit blast toll mounts to 16

Hyderabad, Oct 21 : The toll in Monday's blast in firecrackers-making unit in Andhra Pradesh rose to 16 ,with four injured succumbing at a hospital since Monday night, police said Tuesday.


12 burnt alive in Andhra firecrackers unit blast

Hyderabad, Oct 20 : At least 12 workers, 11 of them women, were charred to death and six others injured when a blast Monday rocked a firecrackers unit in Andhra Pradesh, police said.


11 burnt alive in Andhra firecrackers unit blast

Hyderabad, Oct 20 : At least 11 workers were burnt to death and seven others injured when a blast rocked a firecrackers unit in Andhra Pradesh Monday, police said.


Andhra rice starts reaching Tripura via Bangladesh

Agartala, Oct 20 : The second consignment of 5,000 tonnes of rice ferried in three small ships from Visakhapatnam port in Andhra Pradesh started arriving in Tripura via Bangladesh Monday, officials said.


10 feared killed in Andhra firecrackers unit blast

Hyderabad, Oct 20 : At least 10 people were feared killed in a blast in a firecrackers unit in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district Monday, police said.


Telugu actor hopes 'Porkuthirai' finds him more work in Tamil films

Chennai, Oct 20 : Telugu actor Chaitanya Krishna, who has starred in Tamil film "Rowthiram" earlier in his career, hopes to find more work in the industry through his upcoming Tamil revenge drama "Porkuthirai".


Andhra police to check Maoists-villagers clash report

Hyderabad, Oct 20 : Andhra Pradesh Police sent teams to a tribal area in Visakhapatnam district Monday following reports that three Maoists were killed by the villagers after the extremists eliminated a tribal on suspicion that he was acting as a police informer.


Youth stalking African student held in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Oct 20 : A youth has been arrested for stalking an African girl student in Hyderabad.


Rahul Gandhi visits cyclone-hit Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam, Oct 19 : Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Sunday visited cyclone-hit north coastal Andhra and assured people that his party will pressurise the central government to rebuild this coastal city.


Mahesh Babu may work with Srikant Addala again

Chennai, Oct 19 : Superstar Mahesh Babu is likely to team up with director Srikant Addala for an as yet-untitled Telugu film next year.


Aadi to be seen in 'full-length action' avatar

Chennai, Oct 19 : Actor Aadi Pudipeddi, who has so far been seen mostly in romantic roles, says he has donned his first full-length action avatar in the upcoming Telugu film "Rough", for which he also had to rigorously work on his body.


Vizag Steel Plant may resume production in a month: Naidu

Visakhapatnam, Oct 18 : It may take a month for Visakhapatnam Steel Plant to resume production, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu said Saturday.


Cyclone Hudhud toll rises to 40 in Andhra

Visakhapatnam, Oct 18 : The death toll in the severe cyclonic storm Hudhud which battered north coastal Andhra last Sunday climbed to 40, officials said Saturday.


eToilets in Visakhapatnam unaffected by cyclone

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 18 : Four electronic public toilets installed in Visakhapatnam were unaffected by cyclone "Hudhud", which hit the city last week.


Nagarjuna, Karthi to team up for bilingual

Chennai, Oct 18 : Actors Akkineni Nagarjuna and Karthi will soon join hands for the first time to work in a yet-untitled Tamil-Telugu film, to be directed by Vamsi Paidapally.


'Oka Laila Kosam', a messy romance (Telugu Movie Review)

By Haricharan Pudipeddi: Film- "Oka Laila Kosam"; Cast- Naga Chaitanya, Pooja Hegde, Suman, Sayaji Shinde, Ali and Posani Krishna Murali; Director- Vijay Kumar Konda; Rating- **1/2


Thaman's concert to raise funds for Hudhud victims

Hyderabad, Oct 18 : Composer S.S. Thaman will perform here Sunday at Thaman Unplugged - Music for a Cause. The proceeds from the concert will be donated to the Chief Minister's relief fund for the victims of Hudhud cyclone in Andhra Pradesh.


Telangana CM urges Tata Group to invest Rs.40,000 crore

Hyderabad, Oct 17 : Telangana Chief Minister K.Chandrashekar Rao Friday requested the Tata Group to invest about Rs.30,000 to 40,000 crore for an integrated development of Hyderabad and making it a world-class smart city.


Tata Trusts to donate Rs.3 crore for cyclone-hit Andhra

Hyderabad, Oct 17 : Tata Trusts will donate Rs.3 crore towards Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister's Relief Fund for relief and rehabilitation in cyclone-hit north coastal Andhra.


Damaged infrastructure in cyclone-hit Visakhapatnam will be restored to its best: Andhra CM Naidu

Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh), Oct.17 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu said Friday that cyclone-ravaged Visakhapatnam would experience normalcy soon and added that its battered infrastructure would be restored.


Chandrababu Naidu vows to rebuild cyclone-hit Vizag

Visakhapatnam, Oct 17 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu Friday vowed to rebuild cyclone-battered Visakhapatnam and develop it as one of the best cities in the world.


Andhra appeals to public to donate generously for cyclone relief

Hyderabad, Oct 17 : The Andhra Pradesh government has appealed to people to donate generously to Chief Minister's Relief Fund for relief, restoration and rehabilitation in the state's cyclone-hit areas.


Relief operations in full swing in cyclone-hit Andhra

Visakhapatnam, Oct 17 : Relief operations are in full swing in Visakhapatnam and other parts of north coastal Andhra that was battered by severe cyclonic storm Hudhud last Sunday.


Visakhapatnam airport to resume operations

Visakhapatnam, Oct. 16 : Union Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju, who conducted a survey of the Visakhapatnam airport on Thursday, confirmed that the operations will resume on Friday.


Telcos trying to restore mobile connectivity in Vizag

New Delhi, Oct 16 : Mobile operators are working jointly to restore mobile connectivity in the affected areas of Andhra Pradesh's Vizag after the devastating cyclone Hudhud, the Cellular Operators' Association of India (COAI) said here Thursday.


Visakhapatnam civil airport to be functional Friday

Visakhapatnam, Oct 16 : Relief operations Friday continued elsewhere in cyclone hit Visakhapatnam, but the navy along with the Airports Authority of India (AAI) managed to clear the civil airport here, which was severely damaged in the cyclone.


Power supply partially restored in cyclone-hit areas of Andhra Pradesh

Visakhapatnam,Oct. 16 : Power supply has reportedly been partially restored in cyclone-hit Andhra Pradesh.


Computer Society to hold golden jubilee convention in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Oct 15 : The Computer Society of India (CSI) will hold its golden jubilee conference with the theme "ICT - Opportunities in digital India" here in December.


Cyclone Hudhud: Relief operations by armed forces to focus on Vishakhapatnam

Vishakhapatnam, Oct. 15 : The armed forces on Wednesday stated that they will now focus their relief operations in Vishakhapatnam, the worst affected district by Cyclone Hudhud, which hit the Indian coast on Sunday. The relief operations, under the code-name 'Op Lehar', will see relief material, especially food packets and readymade food airlifted by aircrafts and helicopters of the Indian Air Force (IAF) from Vijayawada and Rajamundry. In addition, three community kitchens are also being run by naval authorities at Visakhapatnam and two each at Bhimunipatnam, Arakapalli, Visakhapatnam Airport and Seetamdhra. The roads from the Vishakhapatnam Naval Base and Bhimunipatnam to Visakhapatnam city have now been cleared with the help of army and naval teams. The clearance of the arterial roads from Visakhapatnam city to NH-5 is under progress. The naval airfield at INS Dega and the naval port are now fully functional. So far, the army has rescued a total of 272 people and the IAF has flown a total of 50 sorties to airlift 144.5 tonnes of relief material to Visakhapatnam and other affected areas. On Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had arrived in Vishakhapatnam to review the rescue and relief work in the wake of the cyclone's devastation in the state, which has left at least 24 people dead. He also announced a package of Rs two lakh to the families of the deceased and Rs 50,000 to the injured.


Odisha's Rs.5 crore cyclone aid for Andhra

Bhubaneswar, Oct 15 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Wednesday announced an assistance of Rs.5 crore for cyclone-ravaged Andhra Pradesh.


Armed forces focus on Visakhapatnam for relief work

Visakhapatnam, Oct 15 : Focusing on relief work in the aftermath of cyclone "Hudhud", the armed forces are now focusing on distributing relief material, specially food packets, in the worst effected areas in Visakhapatnam.


Terminally ill boy becomes Hyderabad police chief for a day

Hyderabad, Oct 15 : Ten-year-old Sadiq wanted to be police commissioner for a day and his wish was fulfilled by Hyderabad Police Commisisoner Mahender Reddy Wednesday.


Hope to beat 'Manam' with 'Oka Laila Kosam': Vijay Kumar Konda

Chennai, Oct 15 : Director Vijay Kumar Konda, who is currently awaiting the release of Telugu romantic-comedy "Oka Laila Kosam", hopes that his film will surpass the success of the recent blockbuster "Manam".


Cyclone-hit Visakhapatnam limps back to normalcy

Visakhapatnam, Oct 15 : Normalcy is slowly returning to this port city Wednesday, three days after it was battered by cyclonic storm as authorities intensified relief operations with focus on provision of essential commodities.


India not very far from becoming clean nation: Nagarjuna

Chennai, Oct 15 : Actor Akkineni Nagarjuna, who was recently nominated by Anil Ambani to be part of Clean India campaign, has thanked the latter for inviting him and said India will soon become a clean nation.


Tollywood stars reach out to help cyclone-hit, donate Rs. 2.4 crore

Hyderabad, Oct 14 : Top stars of Telugu film industry Tuesday announced donations to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund for the victims of cyclone Hudhud which battered Andhra Pradesh coast Sunday.


PM Modi arrives in Vishakhapatnam to review rescue and relief work

Vishakhapatnam, Oct. 14 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Vishakhapatnam on Tuesday to review the rescue and relief work in the wake of Cyclone Hudhud's devastation in Andhra Pradesh, which has left at least 24 people dead.


Tollywood stars reach out to help cyclone-hit

Hyderabad, Oct 14 : Top stars of Telugu film industry Tuesday announced donations to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund for the victims of cyclone Hudhud which battered Andhra Pradesh coast Sunday.


Fishermen worst hit by cyclone Hudhud: NGO

Visakhapatnam, Oct 14 : Fishermen in Andhra Pradesh are the worst effected following cyclone Hudhud, NGO Action Aid India said Tuesday.


Navy chief takes stock of relief work in Andhra

New Delhi, Oct 14 : Navy Chief Admiral R.K. Dhowan Tuesday took stock of the relief work by the navy in the aftermath of cyclone Hudhud which hit Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam city and other coastal areas.


Pawan, Ram Charan announce donations for cyclone relief

Hyderabad, Oct 14 : Popular Telugu film actors Pawan Kalyan and Ram Charan Teja have come forward to make donations to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund for the victims of cyclone Hudhud which battered Andhra Pradesh coast Sunday.


Rs.1,000 crore interim relief to cyclone-hit Andhra

Visakhapatnam, Oct 14 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday announced Rs.1,000 crore as an interim relief for cyclone-hit Andhra Pradesh.


Girl trapped in borewell dies

Hyderabad, Oct 14 : A four-year-old girl who accidentally fell into a borewell in Telangana's Ranga Reddy district near here Sunday has died after all efforts to rescue her failed.


Modi reaches cyclone-hit Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam, Oct 14 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here Tuesday afternoon to visit cyclone-hit Visakhapatnam and other parts of north coastal Andhra.


Naidu pained over Visakhapatnam losing its green cover

Visakhapatnam, Oct 14 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu is pained over this picturesque port city losing almost its entire green cover in the devastating cyclone that battered the coast Sunday.


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