Andhra Pradesh News

Telangana CM announces special comprehensive plan for Most Backwards Classes (MBCs)
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Feb. 20 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Monday announced that a special comprehensive plan will be put in place for the development of the Most Backward Classes (MBCs) in the state. Read Full Story

Telangana CM stresses on improving standard of living of handloom, powerloom weavers
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Feb. 20 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Sunday stressed on improving the standard of living of the handloom and powerloom weavers and worker and asserted that their pain and suffering should be eradicated. Read Full Story

Telangana CM pays heed to problems faced by handloom weavers
Telangana , Feb.19 : Chief Minister of Telangana K.Chandrashekhar Rao on Sunday decided to end all problems being faced by handloom weavers and planned to give a permanent solution to their all woes. Read Full Story

KCR will become a national leader one day, says supporter Sulge
Mumbai, (Maharashtra), Feb. 17 : Srinivas Sulge, President of the Maharashtra branch of Telangana Jagruthi on Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao's birthday said that he will become a national leader one day. Read Full Story

PM Modi greets Telangana CM on his birthday
New Delhi, Feb 17 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday greeted Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao on his birthday. Read Full Story

Telangana Govt. signs two MoUs at Aero India'17
Bengaluru, (Karnataka), Feb. 15 : Telangana Government has signed two Memorandum of Understanding (MOUs) pertaining to setting up of skill development facilities in Hyderabad on the second day of Aero India 2017 in Bengaluru. Read Full Story

Telangana CM congratulates ISRO for successful launch of PSLV C37
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Feb. 15 : Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao on Wednesday hailed the successful launch of PSLV C 37 by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). Read Full Story

Telangana CM directs officials to initiate plans for welfare of weavers
Telangana, , Feb. 14 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao has instructed the concerned officials to initiate all measures for the welfare of the weavers and also to formulate an exclusive and comprehensive plan for their development. Read Full Story

Telangana Civil Supplies Dept. launches project to check diversion of food grains
Telangana, , Feb. 14 : The Civil Supplies Department of Telangana has launched a new program to avoid diversion of Public Distribution System (PDS) rice and other essential commodities by making use of new technology. Read Full Story

After Baahubali series, Prabhas signs another action entertainer
New Delhi , Feb 14. : After striking gold with 'Baahubali: The Beginning' and awaiting the release of 'Baahubali: The Conclusion,' Prabhas is excited to commence shooting for his next untitled action entertainer, which will go on the floors soon. The film is to be directed by Sujeeth Sign, and will be produced by Vamsi and Pramod under UV Creations banner. Read Full Story

AIU seizes two kg gold from Hyderabad airport
Hyderabad , Feb.12, : Officials of the Air Intelligence Unit on Sunday seized two kg of gold concealed in LED lamp fixtures from Hyderabad's Rajiv Gandhi International Airport. Read Full Story

TRS MP Kavitha bats for National Women's Parliament
Amravati (Telangana) , Feb. 11 : Stressing on the hope that young girls and women will get inspired by the unique concept of the three-day National Women's Parliament (NWP), Nizamabad MP K. Kavitha has hailed the Andhra Pradesh Government for holding the NWP conclave. Read Full Story

Swine Flu claims 16 lives in Telangana
Hyderabad (Telangana), , Feb. 10 : A total of 16 people have lost their lives due to swine flu and other complication in the state. Read Full Story

K.C. Rao aiming towards quality education, youth employment
Hyderabad, (Telangana), Feb. 9 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Thursday had instructed the concerned officials to follow the guidelines of the National Council for Teachers' Education (NCTE) and several directives given by the courts while preparing guidelines for the appointment of the teachers in Residential Educational Institutions in the State. Read Full Story

Viu goes regional with originals; to launch originals starting with Telugu
New Delhi , Feb 9 : Leading premium video on demand (VOD) service for emerging markets Vuclip on Thursday announced that its premium OTT service Viu will launch the production of originals, both in long and short form, in regional languages this year, beginning with Telugu. Read Full Story

'Bahubali 2' will be bigger and better: Rana Daggubati
Mumbai , Feb. 8 : The whole country is waiting to know the answer for, 'why katappa killed bahubali'. So is actor Rana Daggubati. Read Full Story

Telangana CM pitches for decentralisation of administration, better governance
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Feb. 5: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has reiterated that the government programmes should be implemented more effectively through the new districts, formed for decentralisation of administration, better governance and for the convenience of the people. Read Full Story

SC categorisation: Telangana CM meeting with PM Modi postponed
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Feb. 5 : The all-party delegation led by Telangana Chief Minsiter K. Chandrashekar Rao, which was scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 6 in the national capital with a motive to take assent on the categorisation of the Scheduled Castes (SCs) Bill, has been postponed till further notice. Read Full Story

Telangana Govt. grants permission to set up 119 residential schools for Backward Class students
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Feb. 5 : The Telangana Government granted permission to set up 119 residential schools for the students belonging to the Backward Class. Read Full Story

SC categorisation: Telangana CM meeting with PM Modi postponed
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Feb. 5 : The all-party delegation led by Telangana Chief Minsiter K. Chandrashekar Rao, which was scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 6 in the national capital with a motive to take assent on the categorisation of the Scheduled Castes (SCs) Bill, has been postponed till further notice. Read Full Story

SC categorisation: Telangana CM to lead all-party delegation to PM Modi
Hyderabad, (Telangana), , Feb. 4 : With a motive to take assent on the categorisation of the Scheduled Castes (SCs) Bill, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao would lead an all-party delegation to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 6 in the national capital. Read Full Story

Not just Bengaluru lakes, Hyderabad's Musi River too sees rise in pollution
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Feb. 3:After Bengaluru lakes hogging the limelight for pollution concerns, the Musi river, which meanders through Hyderabad is dying a slow death contaminating its surroundings just as the locals are dumping their waste into it. Read Full Story

Anantapur horror: Widow dragged, beaten by sarpanch
Anantapur(Andhra Pradesh), Feb . 3: In a shocking incident, a 48-year-old widow was dragged on the road, kicked around and abused by a village sarpanch and another man even as she pleaded that the entrance to her house not be blocked by the construction of a water trough in Anantapur district. Read Full Story

Andhra Pradesh offers Single Window Service to ONGC operations
New Delhi [India], Jan. 28 : The Government of Andhra Pradesh and ONGC signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Friday to take forward all critical Oil and Gas Exploration and Production activities of the Maharatna PSU in the state. Read Full Story

Telangana Govt. working to get rid of 'Gurumba' menace
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Jan. 28 : In a bid to free Telangana from the menace of consumption of Gurumba, a particularly potent form of toddy, Excise Minister Padma Rao has said the state has been undertaking massive efforts to contain the sale and consumption of the toddy liquor and added that the police department has been directed to clampdown the sale of the same. Read Full Story

KCR for comprehensive plan for welfare of SCs, STs
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Jan. 27: Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Friday expressed his agony that despite several programmes, schemes and plans for the SC/STs since independence, there is still poverty among these communities. Read Full Story

Here's another glimpse of 'Baahubali 2'
New Delhi , Jan. 26 : 'Baahubali 2: The Conclusion', sequel to the blockbuster 'Baahubali: The Beginning', is all set to entice the audiences this summer and the makers have now unveiled the third poster of the film. Read Full Story

Telangana CM bats for residential schools
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Jan. 26 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao has instructed officials concerned to appoint 23,494 employees in a phased manner as required by the residential schools being set up under the KG to PG Scheme. Read Full Story

Digital payments committee submits report to PM Modi, urges abolition of MDR
New Delhi , Jan. 24 : A committee on digital payments, led by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu submitted its interim report to Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Niti Ayog here on Tuesday. Read Full Story

Telangana: Chandrasekhar Rao reviews works under Mission Bhagiratha
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Jan. 24 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Tuesday reviewed the works under Mission Bhagiratha and asserted that all the works under the programme should be completed on schedule with coordination among all the departments. Read Full Story

K.T. Rama Rao pitches for friendly state policies
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Jan. 24 : Information Minister K.T. Rama Rao has pitched for friendly state policies to investors in Japan. Read Full Story

TRS MP K. Kavitha inagurates Tulip Logistics Services in Hyderabad
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Jan. 21 : Telangana Rashtriya Samiti (TRS) MP K. Kavitha launched Tulip Logistics Services in Hyderabad on Friday. Read Full Story

Telangana CM Chandrashekhar Rao to set up Brahmin society for welfare of poor
New Delhi, Jan. 21: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has instructed for setting up of a Brahmin Society for the welfare of the poor in the state and also held a review meeting on the action to be taken for the programmes aimed at Brahmin welfare. Read Full Story

IT Dept. prosecutes Telangana MLA over undisclosed income of over Rs 500 crores
Hyderabad , Jan. 19 : A Telangana MLA is being prosecuted by the Income Tax Department for tax evasion of undisclosed income of more than Rs 500 crores. Read Full Story

Telangana to implement scheme ensuring drinking water to the villages
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Jan. 19 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Thursday said that the state would soon implementing Mission Bhagiratha Scheme which will ensure steady supply drinking water to the villages. Read Full Story

Telangana CM bats for development and welfare of minorities
Hyderabad , Jan. 19 : Pitching for the development of the minorities, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao has said that the government has allocated Rs. 1,030 crores in the first state budget for the welfare and development of the minorities. Read Full Story

Another arrest made in Hyderabad ISIS conspiracy case
Hyderabad , Jan. 17 : Another accused Mohammed Irfan was arrested in the Hyderabad ISIS case today and taken into custody, after being produced before the National Investigation Agency (NIA) special court. Read Full Story

Rohith Vemula's death anniversary observed in Hyderabad University
Hyderabad: The students at Hyderabad University on Monday commemorated the first death anniversary of Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula as 'Rohith Shahadath Din', media reports said. Read Full Story

Telangana Govt. keen on developing sheep rearing industry: CM
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Jan. 15 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Sunday asserted that the state government is keen on developing sheep rearing as a big industry. Read Full Story

Prasar Bharti hosts International Television Dance Festival in Hyderabad
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Jan. 15 : The first edition of Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) International Television Dance Festival is scheduled to be held in Hyderabad; the city with royal patronage for arts, literature and architecture, on January 15. Read Full Story

Dance artists from 12 countries reach Hyderabad to showcase contemporary dance
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Jan. 14 : Dance artists from about a dozen countries have reached Hyderabad to showcase their traditional and contemporary dance forms at the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) International Television Dance Festival. Read Full Story

Remarkable drop in state crime, says Telangana CM
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Jan. 14 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao on Friday said there had been a remarkable drop in crime activities in the state. Read Full Story

SC refuses to pass fresh order to stop cockfights in Andhra, already banned in state
Hyderabad, Jan 13 : The Supreme Court of India, on Friday, refused to pass any fresh order to stop cockfights in Andhra Pradesh, according to media reports. Read Full Story

Hyderabad hosts second International Kite festival
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Jan. 13 : Hyderabad played the host for second International Kite festival organised by the tourism department in coordination with The Aga Khan Academy. Read Full Story

TSRTC arranges 3000 special service buses on Sankranti festival
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Jan 13 : The Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) has arranged 3,ooo special service buses for the transporters on the occasion of Makar Sankranti. Read Full Story

Tata Power Renewable Energy commissions two projects in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu
Mumbai/ Kolkata, Jan 12 : Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd (TPREL), a renewable energy company and Tata Power's wholly-owned subsidiary, on Thursday announced the commissioning of 36 MW wind capacity of a 100 MW wind farm (under construction) at Nimbagallu in Andhra Pradesh, and 49 MW solar plant at Kayathar, Tamil Nadu, under Welspun Renewable Energy Private Limited (WREPL). Read Full Story

Population is now looked as boon: KT Rama Rao
Hyderabad (Telangana), Jan. 12 : Minister for Municipal Administration and Urban Development K T Rama Rao on Thursday lauded the strength of demographic dividend which the nation is blessed with and said that population was a challenge for the society in the past but it is now looked as boon. Read Full Story

Telangana: One dead, 10 injured as old building collapses
Vikarabad (Telangana), Jan. 12: At least one died and 10 others were injured after a part of an old building collapsed here late night. Read Full Story

Two-day 20th National Conference on e-Governance concludes in Visakhapatnam
New Delhi, Jan 10 : The two-day National Conference on e-Governance concluded in Visakhapatnam on Tuesday. Read Full Story

Telangana Govt. to celebrate Osmania University's 100th year anniversary
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Jan. 9 : Preparations are in full swing for Osmania University's centenary celebrations. Read Full Story

Rajnath Singh lays the foundation stone of new NDRF campus in Andhra Pradesh
New Delhi, Jan 9 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh laid the foundation stone of the new NDRF campus at Konda Pavuluru, Andhra Pradesh, on Monday. Read Full Story

Telangana Minister visits Ranganathaswamy Temple, offers special prayers
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Jan. 8 : Telangana Minister for Animal Husbandry Talasani Srinivas Yadav visited the Ranganathaswamy Temple on the occasion of Vaikunta Ekadasi on Sunday. Read Full Story

Telangana to formulate comprehensive plan for fisheries, sheep rearing
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Jan. 8: Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Saturday has instructed concerned officers to formulate on a comprehensive plan for fisheries and sheep rearing. Read Full Story

Post demonetisation, CAs have become new rock stars: K. Kavitha
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Jan. 7 : Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) Member of Parliament (MP) K. Kavitha on Saturday took a jibe at the Centre over the demonetisation move, saying that since the drive started, all the chartered accountants have become rock stars. Read Full Story

Hyderabad: Student hangs himself after alleged harassment for not paying school fees
Hyderabad, Jan 7 : A class 9 student in Hyderabad hung himself with a stole after being allegedly humiliated for not paying fees, media reports said. Read Full Story

Telangana: Minor girl raped by 65-year-old man neighbour
Hyderabad (Telangana), Jan. 6: In a shocking incident, a nine-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her 65-year-old neighbour in Telangana's Kamareddy district. Read Full Story

Union Home Minister to lay foundation stone of new NDRF campus in Andhra Pradesh
New Delhi, Jan 6 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will lay the foundation stone of the new campus of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) at Krishna district in Andhra Pradesh on Jan 9, 2017. Read Full Story

Telangana CM announces 'Rs. 1000 per month pension for single woman' scheme
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Jan. 6 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Friday announced a monthly Rs. 1000 pension scheme to single women residing in the state. Read Full Story

Suzlon Foundation installs solar lights at welfare hostels in Andhra's Anantapur
Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh, jan 5 : Suzlon Foundation in collaboration with Menda Foundation, undertook a drive to install solar lights across six welfare hostels in Anantapur in Andhra Pradesh. Read Full Story

Singareni prestigious to Telangana: CM KCR
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Jan. 5 : Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao on Thursday described the state owned coal mining Singareni Collieries Company as the pride of Telangana as it had employed close to 1,16,000 workers. Read Full Story


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