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BJD intensifies protest against Polavaram project


August 27th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 27 (IANS) Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Monday intensified its protest against the construction of the multi-purpose Polavaram irrigation project in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh.Thousands of BJD workers and ... Read more...

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Andhra seeks 500 MW to tide over power shortage


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Facing severe power shortage, the Andhra Pradesh government has urged the central government to allocate 500 MW from the central pool to tide over the crisis.Chief ... Read more...

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Assam ministers satisfied with migrants’ security in Hyderabad


August 18th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 18 (IANS) Two ministers from Assam Saturday reviewed the situation following the flight of some Assamese from here and reassured the migrants that Hyderabad was safe for them.For ... Read more...

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Hyderabad Metro to cost over Rs.14,000 crore


August 8th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The cost of Hyderabad Metro has been pegged at Rs.14,132 crore, Minister of State for Urban Development Saugata Roy told parliament Wednesday.According to Roy, Rs.1,458 ... Read more...

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Andhra announces Rs.50 lakh cash award for Gagan


July 31st, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 31 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government Tuesday announced a cash award of Rs.50 lakh for ace shooter Gagan Narang, who bagged a bronze medal at the London Olympics.Narang ... Read more...

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PM condoles deaths in Tamil Nadu train fire (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday expressed "shock and grief" over the death of 32 people who were burnt alive in the New Delhi-Chennai Tamil ... Read more...

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Cancelling Andhra court bail to Kobad Ghandy meaningless: SC


July 27th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday declined to cancel the bail granted to Maoist leader Kobad Ghandy by the Andhra Pradesh High Court in the Aug 15, ... Read more...

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Andhra to provide legal aid to IAS officers in Jagan case


July 24th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 24 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government Tuesday decided to provide legal assistance to seven Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers under the scanner in YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. ... Read more...

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Micro finance institutions: RBI concerned on monitoring deficiences


July 5th, 2012 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 4 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is the regulator for micro finance institutions (MFIs) but there are concerns over whether it has the wherewithal to do ... Read more...

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Andhra Police officer suspended for absence from duty


June 19th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 19 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government Tuesday suspended senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Umesh Kumar, who is allegedly involved in a forgery case, for his unauthorized absence ... Read more...

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Will challenge sub-quota denial in apex court: Khurshid (Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The central government Tuesday said it would appeal in the Supreme Court against the Andhra Pradesh High Court order rejecting the state government's proposal to ... Read more...

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Congress using CBI against opponents, says BJP


May 28th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday accused the Congress of using the Central Bureau of Investigation against YSR Congress leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy while ... Read more...

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CBI allowed to attach Jagan’s properties


May 17th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 17 (IANS) Tightening the noose around YSR Congress Party chief Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, the Andhra Pradesh government Thursday granted permission to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to ... Read more...

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Andhra seeks safe return of workers from Angola


May 15th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 15 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has urged the central government to ensure the safe return of 300 workers from the state currently stranded in Angola.Chief Minister N. ... Read more...

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Andhra stops ads to Sakshi newspaper, TV


May 10th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 10 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has stopped all its advertisements to the Sakshi newspaper and television channel owned by YSR Congress party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy.The government ... Read more...

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Andhra official probing liquor scandal transferred


April 4th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 4 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has transferred a senior police officer who was probing the liquor pay-offs scandal allegedly involving some top politicians.Additional Director of Anti-Corruption Bureau ... Read more...

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Andhra government to start conservation work on Mecca Masjid


March 26th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 26 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has decided to start chemical conservation and preservation work on the historic Mecca Masjid in Hyderabad.The work is to be carried out ... Read more...

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NHRC seeks response on unauthorised drug trial


March 19th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission has asked the union health ministry and the Andhra Pradesh government to respond within six weeks on its demand for ... Read more...

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Andhra seeks legal opinion on court notices to ministers


March 13th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 13 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government Tuesday began seeking legal opinion on how to defend the six ministers who were served notices by the Supreme Court in a ... Read more...

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NMDC detects tunnel-like structure under hillock


March 5th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 5 (IANS) The National Mineral Development Corp (NMDC) has detected a tunnel like structure under Naubat Pahad, the famous hillock in the heart of the city, giving credence ... Read more...

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Another Indian student stabbed in Britain, Krishna assures help (Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) A 26-year-old student from Hyderabad was critically injured in an attack by unidentified assailants in London late Friday night. External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna spoke ... Read more...

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Indian student attacked in London


February 11th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 11 (IANS) A student from Hyderabad was critically injured in an attack by unidentified assailants in London late Friday night, his family members said here Saturday.Praveen Reddy, an ... Read more...

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Maoists caused major damage to India’s forests, says survey


February 7th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) While India has set an ambitious goal of increasing its forest cover to 33 percent by 2020, a Forest Survey of India report Tuesday found ... Read more...

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Andhra suspends home secretary arrested in Emaar case


February 2nd, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 1 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government Wednesday suspended Home Secretary B.P. Acharya, who has been arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the Emaar-APIIC township scam.Two ... Read more...

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Andhra set to suspend top bureaucrat arrested in Emaar scam


January 31st, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 31 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government is set to suspend top Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer and home secretary B.P. Acharya, who was arrested by the CBI ... Read more...

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Supreme Court stays Kobad Ghandy’s bail (Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday suspended the Andhra Pradesh High Court order granting bail to Maoist leader Kobad Ghandy, accused of being involved in the Aug ... Read more...

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Violence rocks Yanam, workers kill company official (Second Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 27 (IANS) A senior official of a ceramics company was Friday killed in an attack by workers after their leader died in police custody as large-scale violence rocked ... Read more...

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Workers kill company official in Yanam (Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 27 (IANS) A senior official of a ceramics company was Friday killed in an attack by workers after their leader died in police custody as large-scale violence rocked ... Read more...

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Supreme Court suspends bail for Kobad Ghandy


January 27th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday suspended the Andhra Pradesh High Court order granting bail to Maoist leader Kobad Ghandy, accused of conspiracy in a bomb attack ... Read more...

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World-class Sports City to come up near Hyderabad (Lead)


January 13th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 12 (IANS) The Yash Birla Group is to set up a world-class sports city near Hyderabad with an investment of Rs.2,000 crore. The group signed three MoUs with ... Read more...

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Yash Birla to develop sports university near Hyderabad


January 12th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 12 (IANS) The Yash Birla Group will set up a world-class sports university near Hyderabad with an investment of Rs.2,000 crore.The university, spread across 450 acres within 100 ... Read more...

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Tortured for Mecca Masjid blast, money can’t heal their wounds


January 8th, 2012 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 8 (IANS) From a bank executive to a medical student to the imam of a mosque to an embroidery worker, everyone arrested on false charges of involvement in ... Read more...

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No loan granted for Amerind’s petroleum refinery: Exim Bank


January 7th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 6 (IANS) The US Export Import Bank (Exim Bank) has only received a proposal for and not granted any loan for Amerind Petroleum Private Ltd's proposed petroleum refinery ... Read more...

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Compensation for Muslim youths tortured in blast case


January 6th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 6 (IANS) In an unprecedented move, the Andhra Pradesh government Friday paid compensation to Muslim youths wrongly arrested and tortured by police in the 2007 Mecca Masjid blast ... Read more...

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Supreme Court seeks evidence against Ghandy (Lead)


January 4th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday asked the Andhra Pradesh government to prove that jailed Maoist leader Kobad Ghandy was involved in the killing of the deputy ... Read more...

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