srikakulam

Mixed response to shutdown call in Andhra Pradesh


August 31st, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 31 (IANS) The day-long Andhra Pradesh shutdown called by YSR Congress Party Friday to protest the government's failure in solving the unprecedented power crisis evoked a mixed ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Crackdown continues against errant bus operators in Andhra


June 23rd, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 23 (IANS) For the sixth day Saturday, transport authorities in Andhra Pradesh continued their drive against privately run commuter and school buses plying in violation of rules following ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Andhra villagers oppose petro coke plant


June 6th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 6 (IANS) Opposing the proposed calcined petroleum coke plant in Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh, villagers Wednesday tried to disrupt a public hearing.Tension prevailed in Sitampalem ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Maoist couple killed in Odisha gun battle


January 27th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 27 (IANS) A Maoist couple was gunned down by police in Odisha's Koraput district, an official said Friday.Chitrakam Reddy alias Sitru, 30, and his wife were killed in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

High tidal waves lash Andhra coast


December 28th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 28 (IANS) Fear gripped coastal Andhra as high tidal waves lashed the coast under the impact of cyclonic storm 'Thane' which is set to cross the coast between ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Suspected Maoists kill two tribal youth in Andhra


November 27th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 27 (IANS) Accusing them of being police spies, suspected Maoists killed two tribal youth in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district Sunday, police said.Police said Maoists kidnapped the two ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Andhra on high alert after Kishanji’s killing


November 25th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 25 (IANS) Anticipating revenge attacks by Maoists in the wake of the killing of their top leader Kishanji in West Bengal, police in Andhra Pradesh have gone ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

National policy on environmental impact assessment soon: Ramesh


June 21st, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 21 (IANS) A national policy on environmental impact assessment of industrial projects coming up in ecologically sensitive areas will be announced in two to three months, Environment and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Groundswell of support for Anna Hazare


April 8th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 8 (IANS) Students to academics, the young and old, film stars to intellectuals -- everyone has joined hands in support of Gandhian Anna Hazare, who is fasting in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Jagan party shocks Congress, wrests three council seats


March 23rd, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 23 (IANS) Dealing a blow to the ruling Congress in Andhra Pradesh, the newly-formed YSR Congress Party of former MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy Wednesday bagged three seats ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

20 devotees from Andhra among stampede victims


January 15th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 15 (IANS) As many as 20 people from Andhra Pradesh were among the 104 devotees of Lord Ayyapa killed in the stampede at Pulmedu near Sabarimala shrine in Kerala's ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Greyhounds hunt for top Maoists in Visakhapatnam forests


December 18th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 18 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's elite anti-Maoist force Greyhounds was Saturday continuing combing operations in the forests of Visakhapatnam district bordering Orissa following reports of some top Maoist leaders' presence ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Andhra police gun down four Maoists (Lead)


December 17th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 17 (IANS) Four Maoist rebels including three women were shot dead in a major gun battle Friday with the police in Andhra Pradesh, police said.The exchange of fire took place ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Andhra police gun down two Maoists


December 17th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 17 (IANS) Two Maoists were shot dead in a gun battle Friday with police in Andhra Pradesh, police said.The exchange of fire took place in the forest area in Visakhapatnam ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

14 killed in Andhra rains, standing crops damaged


December 8th, 2010 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 8 (IANS) Heavy rains in Andhra Pradesh in the past two days have claimed 14 lives and damaged crops over 3.7 lakh hectares, causing great misery to farmers ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Jagan shows his strength, warns Congress leadership


July 30th, 2010 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 29 (IANS) Apparently preparing for a revolt in the ruling Congress in Andhra Pradesh, party MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy Thursday night warned the leadership that he is running out ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Jaganmohan Reddy begins defiant yatra


July 8th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, July 8 (ANI): Congress MP and the son of late Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YSR Reddy, Jaganmohan Reddy began his Odarpu yatra on Thursday, to honour his father's memory, from ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Maoist shutdown evokes partial response in parts of Andhra


July 7th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 7 (IANS) The 48-hour shutdown called by the outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) to protest the killing of their spokesperson Azad evoked partial response in parts of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

YSR’s son defers ‘yatra’ on Sonia Gandhi’s directive


June 7th, 2010 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 7 (IANS) Finally bowing to the Congress leadership, Lok Sabha member Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy Monday postponed his 'odarpu yatra' by a month. The late chief minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy's son ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Heavy rains lash coastal Andhra as Cyclone Laila nears the shore


May 19th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 19 (IANS) Heavy rains with strong gales lashed coastal Andhra region as authorities began evacuation of people from low-lying areas with cyclonic storm Laila intensifying further and heading towards ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Malaysian PM assures all help to Telugu community


March 16th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 16 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has assured all help to the Telugu community on the occasion of the Ugadi new year celebrations Tuesday. "We will ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Andhra declared drought-hit


September 9th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 9 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh was Wednesday declared drought-hit - a move that will enable the state to avail of central government funds and take up relief works in affected areas. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Re-polling on in 29 Andhra booths


April 18th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 18 (IANS) Re-polling was underway Saturday in 29 booths in Andhra Pradesh where voting was stopped due to violence or marred by faulty voting machines and errors by election staff ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Andhra Pradesh moots its first n-plant at Kadpa


October 6th, 2008 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 6 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's first nuclear power project is likely to come up in Kadpa, the home district of Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy.The district officials Monday visited some sites ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Robbers loot Rs.1.5 million from bank


July 15th, 2008 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, July 15 (IANS) A gang of armed men looted Rs.1.5 million from a bank in broad daylight in this costal city Tuesday, the police said. Five armed men barged into the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Protests over Jesus’ blasphemous picture in Telugu daily


July 14th, 2008 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) Christian groups Sunday attacked the offices of Telugu daily 'Sakshi', owned by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy's family, to protest the publication of a blasphemous ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Central assistance to three states under drought prone areas development


June 13th, 2008 - 8:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 13 (ANI): The District Rural Development agencies (DRDAs) of Srikakulam in Andhra Pradesh, Ajmer in Rajasthan and Pauri Garhwal in Uttarakhand have been sanctioned Rs. 301.88581 lakh by ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Six new universities to come up in Andhra Pradesh


June 12th, 2008 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 11 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Wednesday decided to set up six new universities in a bid to boost higher education in the state. The state government approved the setting up of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Subscribe