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Shutdown hits normal life in Andhra Pradesh


September 20th, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) The nation-wide shutdown called by the opposition to protest hike in diesel price, cap on subsidised LPG cylinders and FDI in retail, evoked near total response ... Read more...

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Rains batter Andhra Pradesh


September 4th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 4 (IANS) Heavy rains continued to batter Andhra Pradesh and throwing road and rail traffic out of gear, officials said.Several rivulets, tanks and other water bodies were ... Read more...

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Medical services hit as junior doctors in Andhra intensify stir


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 3 (IANS) Medical services in the government-run hospitals across Andhra Pradesh were hit Monday as the junior doctors intensified their strike.Emergency services in the Gandhi Hospital and Osmania ... Read more...

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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...

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Orchid Chemicals sells penicillin, penem business to Hospira


August 29th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 29 (IANS) City-based cephalosporin bulk drug company Orchid Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Wednesday announced sale of its penicillin, penem API (active pharmaceutical ingredients) business and the API facilities ... Read more...

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Six injured in fire at HAL plant in Odisha


August 18th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 18 (IANS) At least six people were injured, some of them critically in a fire Saturday at the plant of the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) in Odisha's ... Read more...

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Indian Navy creates exclusive cyber warriors cadre


July 12th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) With cyber terrorism on the rise and the fight against it getting acute, the Indian Navy will soon have an exclusive cadre of cyber warriors ... Read more...

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Passport offices to work on weekend


June 28th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) With the surging demand for passports and glitches in online applications, the external affairs ministry Thursday announced that passport offices will remain open this weekend ... Read more...

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HCC among 10 global companies for green initiative


June 20th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) Mumbai-based infrastructure major Hindustan Construction Company has got the rare distinction of being the only Indian company to feature in the Climate Report released by the ... Read more...

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Congress, TDP say Jagan trying to buy MLAs


June 1st, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 1 (IANS) The ruling Congress and main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in Andhra Pradesh Friday alleged that Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, the jailed leader of the YSR Congress ... Read more...

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Another legislator quits Congress, two more call on Jagan’s mother


May 31st, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 31 (IANS) Jailed Member of Parliament Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy received a shot in the arm Thursday with another legislator resigning from the ruling Congress party and two more ... Read more...

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No role in CBI action against Sakshi group: Chief minister


May 9th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 9 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy Wednesday said his government had no role in the freezing of bank accounts by the CBI of Sakshi ... Read more...

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ICRA Techno Analytics to pick up majority stake in US firm


May 8th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 8 (IANS) City-based software company ICRA Techno Analytics (ICTEAS) will shortly acquire the majority stake in BPA Technologies Inc, a California-based business consulting and technology services firm, ... Read more...

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Deccan Chargers keen to break the jinx at Uppal


May 7th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 6 (IANS) As their poor run continues in the Indian Premier League (IPL), Deccan Chargers shift their campaign to their Uppal home ground here as they face ... Read more...

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Indian warships to sail through South China Sea


May 4th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) India's warships will be on a two-month-long deployment in South East Asia, visiting ports in the region and passing through the South China Sea -- ... Read more...

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Park Hyatt hotel opens in Hyderabad


April 27th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 27 (IANS) Hyatt Hotels Corp opened India's first city Park Hyatt hotel in the Andhra Pradesh capital Friday.The premium luxury hotel, which has come up in upscale ... Read more...

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Kidnapped Andhra schoolboy found murdered


April 20th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 20 (IANS) A 12-year-old boy, kidnapped four days ago while he was on his way to school, was Friday found murdered in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district, police ... Read more...

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IndiGo to launch six new flights from April 20


April 18th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Low-cost carrier (LCC) IndiGo will start six new direct flights between Mumbai, Hyderabad and Visakhapatnam from April 20, its president Aditya Ghosh said Wednesday."IndiGo is ... Read more...

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IAF, navy relief teams alert after Indonesia quake


April 11th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) India Wednesday kept its air force and navy teams ready to address any eventuality in case a tsunami hits coastal states following an earthquake off ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: Mumbai Indians vs. Deccan Chargers, IPL


April 10th, 2012 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, April 9 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Mumbai Indians and Deccan Chargers at the Y.S.Rajsekhara Reddy Stadium here Monday.Deccan ... Read more...

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Finger still not looking good: Tendulkar


April 9th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Mumbai Indians' Sachin Tendulkar hinted Monday that he would need some more time to recover from his finger injury that he sustained against title-holders Chennai ... Read more...

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IPL Scoreboard: Deccan Chargers vs. Chennai Super Kings


April 8th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, April 7 (IANS) The scoreboard of the match between Deccan Chargers and Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League at the Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy Cricket Stadium here ... Read more...

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Army ‘coup’ report fizzles out, government terms it ‘alarmist’ (Roundup)


April 4th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Visakhapatnam, April 4 (IANS) The stir caused by a media report Wednesday morning about an attempted "military coup" in January turned into a whimper by the evening after ... Read more...

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PM, Antony rubbish report on army movement as baseless (Lead)


April 4th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Visakhapatnam, April 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday called a media report on two key army units moving closer to the capital in January without prior notice ... Read more...

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No doubt about armed forces’ patriotism: Antony


April 4th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, April 4 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Wednesday said he did not doubt the patriotism of the armed forces and that the reported movement of two army units towards ... Read more...

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Defence units with Rs.7,000 crore investment coming up in Andhra


March 18th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 18 (IANS) Nine defence projects involving an investment of Rs.7,000 crore ($1.3 billion) are coming up in Andhra Pradesh, Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy said Sunday.He announced ... Read more...

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Russian submarine to reach Indian shores mid-March


February 28th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) India will become the world's sixth operator of a nuclear-powered submarine next month when Russia's K-152 Nerpa attack vessel reaches the country's shores ahead of ... Read more...

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Indian Navy’s UAV crashes (Lead)


February 16th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) of the Indian Navy crashed near Visakhapatnam Thursday while returning from a maritime exercise in the Bay of Bengal, an ... Read more...

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Indian Navy’s UAV crashes


February 16th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) of the Indian Navy crashed near Visakhapatnam Thursday while returning from a maritime exercise in the Bay of Bengal, an ... 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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‘DRDO’s cochlear implants to let millions hear again’


February 5th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Providing a ray of hope for millions of deaf people in the country, Indian defence scientists have developed a low-cost cochlear implant that will enable ... Read more...

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Pharma company Granules India’s net profit up 42 percent


January 24th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 24 (IANS) Granules India Ltd., a fast growing pharmaceutical manufacturing company, has posted growth of 42 percent in its net profit for the third quarter ended Dec 31.The ... Read more...

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15 die due to severe cold in Andhra (Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh is in the grip of the most severe cold wave in its recorded history which has claimed 15 lives during the last two ... Read more...

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Cold wave claims 15 lives in Andhra Pradesh


January 17th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh is in the grip of the most severe cold wave in its recorded history which during the last two days has claimed 15 ... Read more...

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