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Eid celebrated with prayers for peace, feasting (Roundup)


August 20th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) With feasts, warm "Eid Mubarak" greetings, and prayers for peace Muslims across the country celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr Monday, marking the end of the holy month of ... Read more...

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Prayers for peace as Andhra celebrates Eid


August 20th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 20 (IANS) Tens of thousands of Muslims across Andhra Pradesh Monday offered 'Namaz-e-Eid' at Eidgahs, open grounds and mosques to mark the end of the fast month of ... Read more...

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More cases registered in Andhra liquor scam


April 17th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 17 (IANS) The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in Andhra Pradesh has registered six more cases relating to the fraud committed in auction of liquor shops in six districts.The ACB, ... Read more...

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Trade union strike evokes mixed response in Andhra


February 28th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 28 (IANS) The day-long nation-wide shutdown called by trade unions Tuesday evoked a mixed response in Andhra Pradesh, hitting the banking, insurance and postal sectors and partially affecting ... Read more...

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Junior doctors’ strike continues in Andhra


February 12th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 12 (IANS) Emergency services in Andhra Pradesh's government-run hospitals remained crippled Sunday as junior doctors demanding hike in stipend continued their strike, causing severe inconvenience to patients. Five ... Read more...

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10 die as emergency services crippled in Andhra hospitals (Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 11 (IANS) At least 10 patients have died since Friday night at government-run hospitals in Andhra Pradesh where emergency services are crippled following a strike by junior doctors, ... Read more...

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Eight die as emergency services crippled in Andhra hospitals


February 11th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 11 (IANS) At least eight patients have died since Friday night at government-run hospitals in Andhra Pradesh where emergency services are crippled following a strike by junior ... 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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Few state-run buses return on Telangana roads


October 11th, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 11 (IANS) A few buses Tuesday returned on roads in parts of Telangana after 22 days as a section of employees of Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport ... Read more...

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State buses remain off roads in Telangana


September 20th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Public road transport services remained paralyzed in Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region for the second consecutive day Tuesday as the employees of the state-owned Road Transport ... Read more...

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Gaiety marks Eid in Andhra Pradesh


August 31st, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Eid-ul-Fitr, marking the culmination of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, was Wednesday celebrated with religious fervour and gaiety across Andhra Pradesh.Thousands of men and ... Read more...

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Police recruitment test in Telangana amid tight security


August 13th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 13 (IANS) The written examination for recruitment of police sub-inspectors began Saturday near here and in Karimnagar town amid massive security in view of the threats by ... Read more...

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Telangana remains shut for second day


July 6th, 2011 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 6 (IANS) Life remained paralysed across Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh Wednesday, the second day of the 48-hour shutdown called by Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) to ... Read more...

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Two-day Telangana shutdown begins, bus transport paralysed


July 5th, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 5 (IANS) Bus transport came to a grinding halt across Telangana Tuesday as a two-day shutdown called by the Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) began in Hyderabad ... Read more...

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VIPs get quick glimpse of Sai Baba while devotees wait hours


April 25th, 2011 - 8:52 am ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 25 (IANS) As thousands of devotees stood in serpentine queues through the night and early Monday outside Prashanti Nilayam for a glimpse of their 'god' Sathya ... Read more...

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Sai Baba’s condition deteriorates (Lead)


April 20th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 20 (IANS) Authorities Wednesday sent additional police force to Puttaparthi town in Andhra Pradesh as the condition of spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba deteriorated.Sai Baba, seen as the ... Read more...

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TCS launches cloud-computing solution for SMBs


March 15th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 15 (IANS) Tata Consultancy Services, a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions firm, Tuesday launched cloud computing solution iON for small and medium businesses (SMBs) in Andhra ... Read more...

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Attempt to damage statue of Telugu leader Potti Sriramulu


October 29th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 29 (IANS) Two unidentified people tried to damage the statue of Telugu leader Potti Sriramulu here Friday ahead of Andhra Pradesh formation day Nov 1, as groups fighting for ... Read more...

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Clouds mar clear view of eclipse, temples shut in Andhra


January 15th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 15 (IANS) Clouds marred a clear view of the millennium's longest annular solar eclipse in Andhra Pradesh Friday, disappointing enthusiastic onlookers. Temples were shut down during the eclipse. The partial eclipse ... Read more...

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Shutdown paralyses Telangana, thousands protest on streets (Lead)


December 30th, 2009 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 30 (IANS) Normal life came to a standstill in Hyderabad and nine other districts of Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region Wednesday as the daylong shutdown called by the all-party Joint ... Read more...

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Shutdown paralyses Telangana


December 30th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 30 (IANS) Normal life came to a grinding halt in Hyderabad and nine other districts of Telangana Wednesday as the day-long shutdown called by all-party Joint Action Committee (JAC), ... Read more...

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Be careful, defer travel to Andhra, US tells its citizens


December 30th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 30 (IANS) The US government has issued a fresh travel alert asking its citizens to be cautious and defer their travel to Andhra Pradesh as violence continues ... Read more...

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TDP legislators urge speaker to accept resignations


December 15th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 15 (IANS) The political impasse in Andhra Pradesh over the proposed move to divide the state continued Tuesday with some legislators asking the assembly speaker to accept their resignations. Legislators ... Read more...

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YSR’s brother arrested for sitting on fast


December 15th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 15 (IANS) Congress legislator Y.S. Vivekananda Reddy, brother of late Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, was Tuesday arrested as he began an indefinite hunger strike here to ... Read more...

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Shutdown in Andhra, Rayalseema to protest Telangana state


December 11th, 2009 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 11 (IANS) Life in parts of Andhra and Rayalaseema regions were affected Friday in response to a daylong shutdown to protest the proposed division of Andhra Pradesh. Buses of the ... Read more...

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Telangana only if we get our own state, demand Rayalaseema leaders


December 10th, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 10 (IANS) Politicians from Andhra Pradesh's Rayalaseema region Thursday demanded separate statehood for the backward region, saying they would agree to division of the state to create Telangana only ... Read more...

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Separate state to fulfil aspirations of Telangana people


December 10th, 2009 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Dec 10 (IANS) The decision of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government to initiate the process of the formation of a separate Telangana state fulfils the five-decade old ... Read more...

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TRS chief to go on ‘fast unto death’ for Telangana


October 30th, 2009 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 30 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) president K. Chandrasekhara Rao Friday announced that he would launch a "fast unto death" in November to achieve separate statehood for the Telangana region. The ... Read more...

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Oxfam provides hygiene kits to flood survivors


October 29th, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Strengthening its water, sanitation and public health support in flood-affected villages in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, Oxfam India has started distributing hygiene kits to the survivors of ... Read more...

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PM winds up survey of flood-hit Karnataka, Andhra; announces Rs.2,000 cr relief (Roundup, with images)


October 10th, 2009 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Raichur/Hyderabad, Oct 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday wound up his two-day aerial survey of flood devastation in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka and granted interim relief of Rs.1,000 crore (Rs.10 ... Read more...

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Armed Forces lead flood relief operations in Karnataka, AP


October 9th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 9 (ANI): The Indian Armed Forces (IAF) has been at the forefront of providing rescue and relief to the flood-affected states of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.Four army columns, ... Read more...

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Armed forces rescue 3600 civilians in flood-hit Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh


October 8th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 8 (ANI): The Armed Forces have rescued 3,600 people in the flood-ravaged states of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.According to a Defence Ministry release, two Army columns each continue flood ... Read more...

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Andhra releases Rs.167 crore to repair damaged roads


October 8th, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 8 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has released Rs.167 crore for repairs and restoration of roads damaged by the devastating floods that hit the state, a senior official said Thursday. Minister ... Read more...

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PM to make aerial survey of flood-hit Andhra Friday


October 8th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will make an aerial survey of the flood-hit districts of Andhra Pradesh Friday. Some changes in his schedule have been made, an official ... Read more...

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PM to make aerial survey of flood-hit Andhra Friday


October 7th, 2009 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will make an aerial survey of flood-hit districts of Andhra Pradesh Friday, a government statement said Wednesday. Manmohan Singh will arrive in Vijayawada by ... Read more...

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