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Freedom fighter, Telangana leader Bapuji dead (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Eminent freedom fighter and a well-known figure in the Telangana movement, Konda Lakshman Bapuji died here Friday. He was 96.Bapuji, who was not keeping well for ... Read more...

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TDP demands assembly session to discuss people’s problems


August 31st, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Friday urged the governor to convene a special session of the state assembly to discuss the unprecedented power crisis ... Read more...

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Andhra celebrates second bronze medal at Olympics


August 4th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Saturday celebrated ace shuttler Saina Nehwal's bronze medal win at the London Olympics with the governor, chief minister and other eminent personalities congratulating her.Saina ... Read more...

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Andhra governor congratulates Gagan Narang


July 30th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 30 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan Monday congratulated shooter Gagan Narang on his winning the first medal for India at the ongoing London Olympics.Gagan won the bronze ... Read more...

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Congress talks trigger fresh debate on Telangana (Andhra Pradesh Newsletter)


June 30th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 30 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region may not currently be witnessing protests for separate statehood but the ongoing consultations by the Congress leadership in New Delhi ... Read more...

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Andhra minister arrested in Jagan graft case (Third Lead)


May 24th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 24 (IANS) The CBI Thursday arrested Andhra Pradesh Excise Minister Mopidevi Venkataramna in a case involving alleged illegal assets of YSR Congress leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy.Venkataramna, the first ... Read more...

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Sai Baba devotees offer prayers on first death anniversary


April 24th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 24 (IANS) The first death anniversary of godman Sathya Sai Baba was observed in this pilgrim town of Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur district Tuesday with hundreds of ... Read more...

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Puttaparthi readies for Sai Baba’s death anniversary


April 12th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 12 (IANS) Puttaparthi town in Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur district is gearing up for the first anniversary of the passing away of Sathya Sai Baba, who had millions of ... Read more...

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Defects in Shyam Telelink’s application: Unitech MD


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Unitech Managing Director Sanjay Chandra told a special CBI court Monday that Shyam Telelink Ltd's applications for 2G spectrum licences were required to be ... Read more...

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Dependence on defence imports risky for India: Experts


March 17th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 17 (IANS) As much as 70 percent dependence on imports for weapons and other defence equipment even 65 years after independence is a risky proposition for India and ... Read more...

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Andhra high court admits petition for liquor mafia probe


February 27th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 27 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Monday admitted for hearing a public interest litigation seeking a comprehensive probe into the liquor mafia allegedly involving politicians and bureaucrats.The ... Read more...

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Andhra opposition disrupts governor’s address


February 13th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 13 (IANS) The budget session of the Andhra Pradesh state legislature began Monday on a stormy note with the opposition disrupting the governor's address to the joint ... Read more...

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Three ministers inducted in Andhra cabinet (Lead)


February 6th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 6 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh cabinet was expanded Monday with the induction of three ministers.N. Uttam Kumar Reddy, Prasad Kumar and Kondru Murali were sworn-in as ministers ... Read more...

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Andhra cabinet to be expanded


February 6th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 6 (IANS) For the second time in less than three weeks, the Andhra Pradesh cabinet is set to be expanded Tuesday evening with the induction of three ... Read more...

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Andhra to bring transparency in public services: Governor


January 26th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 26 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan Thursday said the state government was committed to transparency and accountability in public services."As part of this effort, the government is ... Read more...

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No successor yet, Narasimhan does R-Day honours


January 26th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 26 (IANS) Though his term officially ended Wednesday, Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan unfurled the national flag and took the salute at the Republic Day parade here ... Read more...

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Kiran Reddy inducts two ministers, drops one (Lead)


January 19th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy Thursday carried out a minor reshuffle of his cabinet, inducting two legislators from the erstwhile Praja Rajyam ... Read more...

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Two PRP leaders sworn in as Andhra ministers


January 19th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 19 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh cabinet was expanded Thursday with the induction of two legislators from the erstwhile Praja Rajyam Party (PRP), which merged with the ruling ... Read more...

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Two PRP leaders to be inducted in Andhra cabinet


January 18th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 18 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh cabinet will be expanded Thursday with the induction of two legislators of the erstwhile Praja Rajyam Party (PRP), which has merged with ... Read more...

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President unveils new rocket launch facility


January 2nd, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 2 (IANS) President Pratibha Devisingh Patil Monday unveiled a new rocket launch facility and its mission control centre at India's spaceport near Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.After dedicating ... Read more...

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President Patil in Hyderabad for southern sojourn


December 25th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 25 (IANS) President of India Pratibha Patil Sunday reached Hyderabad for her 11-day southern sojourn.She arrived at Begumpet airport by a special Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft ... Read more...

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TDP demands sacking of Andhra ministers


December 20th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 20 (IANS) The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in Andhra Pradesh Tuesday demanded the sacking of ministers allegedly involved in the liquor syndicate.TDP chief N. Chandrababu Naidu questioned ... Read more...

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Britannia may go for 6 percent overall price hike


December 17th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 17 (IANS) Britannia Industries, India's largest biscuits and bakery company, Saturday indicated that it may raise prices of its products due to soaring distribution and raw materials costs, ... Read more...

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‘Body Guard’ average fare; only for Jaggesh’s fans (Kannada Movie Review)


November 6th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Body Guard"; Cast: Jaggesh, Daisy Shah, Spoorthi, Guru Datt and Sadhu Kokila; Producer: Parimala Jaggesh and Narasimhan; Director: Anand; Camera: Ashok Raman; Music Composer: Vinaya Chandra; Rating: **Jaggesh starrer ... Read more...

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Andhra government not reduced to minority, says governor


October 31st, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, Oct 31 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh governor Monday said the Congress government in the state has not been reduced to a minority and there is no need ... Read more...

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Chiranjivi wants early solution to Telangana tangle


October 10th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Popular Andhra Pradesh actor Chiranjivi Monday met the members of the Congress core group and stressed on "an early decision on the Telangana issue".Chiranjivi, ... Read more...

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Telangana: Congress steps up consultations, rules out president’s rule


October 9th, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, Oct 8 (IANS) The Congress Saturday ruled out imposition of president's rule in Andhra Pradesh even as it held hectic consultations led by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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PM discusses Telangana with governor, to meet CM


October 8th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan in New Delhi Saturday as part of hectic consultations on the Telangana issue, with ... Read more...

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PM likely to meet Andhra governor over Telangana


October 7th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is likely to meet Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan Saturday to review the spate of protests and strikes to push ... Read more...

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Andhra governor summoned to Delhi over Telangana


October 6th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 6 (IANS) With the general strike in Telangana continuing in support of a demand for a separate state, the central government has summoned Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. ... Read more...

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UPA seeks more time for decision on Telangana (Lead)


October 1st, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, Oct 1 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government Saturday said it was aware of the "gravity" of the ongoing agitation for a separate state in Telangana ... Read more...

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Minister from Telangana resigns for separate state


October 1st, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 1 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's Infrastructure Minister Komatireddy Venkata Reddy Saturday resigned to protest the delay of the Congress leadership in taking a clear decision for formation of ... Read more...

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Telangana Congress leaders set Sep 30 deadline


September 22nd, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) Upping the ante, leaders of Andhra Pradesh's ruling Congress from Telangana Thursday said they would be forced to take a "tough decision" if the central ... Read more...

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Hyderabad Ganesh festival begins amid tight security


September 1st, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 1 (IANS) Chants of "Ganapati bappa moriya" rent the air as Ganesh Chavithi (Chaturthi) festival was celebrated here Thursday amid religious fervour and tight security.Devotees performed puja at ... Read more...

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Lawmakers loyal to Jagan to launch ‘bus yatra’


August 23rd, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 23 (IANS) The legislators who resigned Monday to protest the late chief minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy's inclusion by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in a disproportionate ... Read more...

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