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Water row between Andhra, Rayalaseema hots up


September 1st, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 1 (IANS) The row over sharing of Krishna river water between two regions of Andhra Pradesh hotted up Saturday with the state government stopping release of water ... 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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Three held for desecration of Ambedkar statues in Andhra (Lead, With corrections in paras 10, 11)


January 28th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 28 (IANS) Police in Andhra Pradesh Saturday arrested three people for the recent desecration of statues of B.R. Ambedkar in East Godavari district as Dalit groups continued protests ... Read more...

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Three held for desecration of Ambedkar statues in Andhra


January 28th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 28 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Police Saturday arrested three people for recent desecration of statues of B.R. Ambedkar in East Godavari district as Dalit groups continued protests in ... Read more...

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On Sankranti, cockfights thrive in Andhra despite ban


January 15th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 15 (IANS) For people in parts of Andhra Pradesh, Sankranti is incomplete without cockfights and, like in the past, a ban could not prevent them from betting crores ... Read more...

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Rains continue in coastal Andhra


December 31st, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 31 (IANS) For the second consecutive day Saturday, rains lashed parts of coastal Andhra Pradesh under the impact of cyclone Thane which hit the Tamil Nadu coast ... 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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Declare Polavaram a national project: Jagan


February 7th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 7 (IANS) Demanding the central government declare the construction of the Polavaram dam a national project, former Congress MP Y.S Jaganmohan Reddy Monday launched a 'yatra' in Andhra Pradesh's coastal ... Read more...

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PM impressed by Sai Baba’s role in education, healthcare (Lead)


November 22nd, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), Nov 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said he was deeply impressed by the services rendered by spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba in education, healthcare, water supply ... Read more...

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PM impressed by Sai Baba’s contributions in education, healthcare


November 22nd, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), Nov 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said he was deeply impressed by the services rendered by spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba in education, healthcare, water supply ... Read more...

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Rosaiah rules out public hearing on Polavaram dam


November 3rd, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 3 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K. Rosaiah Wednesday ruled out a public hearing in the neighbouring states of Orissa and Chhattisgarh over the controversial Polavaram dam as directed by ... Read more...

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Andhra rains cause havoc, toll rises to 25


November 3rd, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 3 (IANS) Heavy rains in coastal Andhra Pradesh during the last four days have claimed 25 lives so far, with five more deaths reported Wednesday, forcing chief minister K. ... Read more...

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Andhra faces cyclone threat, 20 killed in rains (Second Lead)


November 2nd, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 2 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh is facing the threat of a cyclonic storm while heavy rains in the coastal region have claimed 20 lives and damaged crops in over 100,000 hectares, ... Read more...

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Andhra faces cyclone threat, 16 killed in rains (Lead)


November 2nd, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 2 (IANS) The threat of a cyclonic storm looms large over Andhra Pradesh while heavy rains in the coastal region have claimed 16 lives and damaged crops in over 100,000 ... Read more...

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Heavy rains claim 16 lives in Andhra


November 2nd, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 2 (IANS) Heavy rains in coastal Andhra Pradesh have claimed 16 lives and damaged crops in over 100,000 acres even as the threat of cyclonic storm looms large over the ... Read more...

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Heavy rains wreak havoc in coastal Andhra


November 1st, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 1 (IANS) Heavy rains wreaked havoc in coastal Andhra Pradesh, inundating several villages and towns and causing massive damage to standing crops, officials said Monday.Incessant rains under the influence of ... Read more...

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‘Robot’ all set to hit screen on Sept 24


September 9th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Rajanikanth-Aiswarya Rai starrer "Robot' directed by Shankar and produced by Kalanidhi Maran on the banner of Sun Pictures is getting final touches and is all ... Read more...

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Godavari floods claim 13 lives in Andhra


August 9th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 9 (IANS) The incessant rains and floods in Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh during the last four days have claimed 13 lives and damaged standing crops in over 30,000 hectares, ... Read more...

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‘Cyclone Laila’ affects normal life in Andhra Pradesh


May 21st, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by ANI
Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh), May 21 (ANI): Heavy rainfall and strong winds preceding 'Cyclone Laila' have adversely affected normal life, transport and communication links in Andhra Pradesh's coastal regions.Vijayawada Railway station, which is ... Read more...

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Storm snaps coastal Andhra’s mobile phone link


May 20th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 20 (IANS) Heavy rains and strong gales due to the severe cyclonic storm in the Bay of Bengal snapped mobile phone communication in several parts of coastal Andhra Pradesh Thursday. Except ... Read more...

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Andhra hastens to protect coastal villages from Cyclone Laila


May 19th, 2010 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/New Delhi/Kolkata, May 19 (IANS) Over 50,000 people were evacuated in coastal Andhra Pradesh by late Wednesday as hundreds of villages face threat of inundation with cyclonic storm Laila, which is ... Read more...

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Over 700 villages in Andhra may be hit by Cyclone Laila


May 19th, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 19 (IANS) Over 700 villages in four coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh are likely to be affected by a severe cyclonic storm that is expected to hit the coast Thursday ... Read more...

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‘Cyclone Laila’ cripples life in coastal Andhra, Tamil Nadu


May 19th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad / Chennai, May 19 (ANI): Heavy to very heavy rains have devastated large coastal stretches of north Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh.Cyclone "Laila" may have brought respite to the people ... Read more...

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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...

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Andhra calls in rescue teams as cyclone threat grows (Lead)


May 18th, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 18 (IANS) The administration in Andhra Pradesh's coastal region Tuesday went on high alert and National Disaster Response Force was called in for rescue operations as the cyclonic storm Laila ... Read more...

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Indira Art Creations’ film begins shooting


December 22nd, 2009 - 4:19 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Director Vamsi Raju and producer Raju launched their yet untitled film under the banner of Indira Art Creations at a star-studded function in Hyderabad. Senior producer C Kalyan gave the clap, while ... Read more...

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Protests continue in Andhra against proposed bifurcation


December 21st, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 21 (IANS) Protests and shutdowns against the proposed division of Andhra Pradesh continued in many parts of the state for the 11th consecutive day Monday. A shutdown is being observed ... Read more...

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Fasting Andhra MP Rajagopal arrested, shifted to hospital


December 19th, 2009 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 19 (IANS) Congress MP L. Rajagopal was Saturday arrested in Vijayawada and shifted to a hospital as his condition started deteriorating on the fifth day of his indefinite hunger ... Read more...

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‘United Andhra’ protests, shutdowns continue for eighth day


December 18th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 18 (IANS) Protests and shutdowns continued for the eighth consecutive day Friday in the coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema regions against the proposed separate statehood to Telangana region. Protests for "united ... Read more...

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67 die after YSR’s death, bereaved son appeals for patience (Lead)


September 4th, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 4 (IANS) More than 60 people across Andhra Pradesh have died of shock or committed suicide after the death of their chief minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, prompting his MP son ... Read more...

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Shock, grief over YSR’s death claims 67 lives


September 4th, 2009 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 4 (IANS) Shock and grief over the death of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy in a helicopter crash has claimed as many as 67 lives across the state ... Read more...

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Chiranjeevi’s party hit TDP’s chances


May 17th, 2009 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, May 17 (IANS) The Praja Rajyam Party (PRP) of Telugu superstar Chiranjeevi, which drew a blank in Lok Sabha elections in Adndhra Pradesh and won only 18 seats in ... Read more...

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This day in history 5 May


May 5th, 2009 - 11:53 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
1906 - Ursula Jeans, actress (I Lived With You, Over the Moon), was born in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.1909 – Howard DaSilva (Silverblatt) (born May 5) 1909 - Actor ("The Lost Weekend", ... Read more...

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Re-polling underway in 63 booths in Andhra Pradesh


April 26th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 26 (IANS) Re-polling was underway Sunday in 63 polling booths in Andhra Pradesh amid tight security after incidents of violence or technical errors during the second phase of voting held ... Read more...

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Re-polling in 63 centres in Andhra Pradesh (Lead)


April 25th, 2009 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 25 (IANS) Re-poll will be held Sunday in 63 polling booths in Andhra Pradesh, the Election Commission said Saturday. The commission ordered re-poll due to irregularities including damage to the electronic ... Read more...

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