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Andhra chief minister’s outreach to cover state


August 26th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Polavaram (Andhra Pradesh) Aug 26 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy has launched a mass outreach programme to ensure that the benefits of government schemes reach the ... Read more...

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Centre must decide on Telangana soon: Andhra Pradesh CM (Interview)


August 22nd, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kondruprolu (Andhra Pradesh), Aug 22 (IANS) The union government must take a call soon on the issue of statehood for the Telangana region, says Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. ... Read more...

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Two Congress lawmakers in Andhra quit, side with Jagan


June 4th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 4 (IANS) In a setback to the ruling Congress party in Andhra Pradesh, two legislators loyal to jailed YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy Monday submitted their ... Read more...

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Aerial crashes: many leaders died, others survived


May 9th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda's chopper accident Wednesday has put the spotlight back on aerial crashes in India, where helicopters are frequently used to ferry ... Read more...

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Two killed in Andhra fire mishap


April 2nd, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 2 (IANS) At least two people were killed and nine others injured in a huge fire at a firecrackers manufacturing unit in Andhra Pradesh's West Godavari district Monday, ... Read more...

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Four killed in Andhra fire mishap


March 29th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 29 (IANS) Four persons were killed in a blaze in Andhra Pradesh's West Godavari district Thursday, police said.A police official said a fire broke out and soon engulfed ... Read more...

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Shree Vijay setting up aqua feed plant in Andhra


February 22nd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 22 (IANS) South India's aqua feed major Shree Vijay Aqua Feeds Ltd. is setting up a Rs.80-crore automated plant with Chinese machinery at a coastal village in Andhra ... Read more...

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3.1 km long tricolour displayed in Andhra


January 26th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 26 (IANS) They engineered what they claim to be the longest national flag ever in the world.At 3.1 km length, the tricolour students of Dr Paul Raj Engineering ... Read more...

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Andhra minister, TDP MLA clash in public


November 26th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 26 (IANS) A cabinet minister in Andhra Pradesh and a legislator of the opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) exchanged blows in full public view in West Godavari district ... Read more...

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Four Andhra men killed in US car crash


October 24th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 24 (IANS) Four Indians, all hailing from Andhra Pradesh, were killed in a car collision near Detroit in the United States early Sunday. A pall of gloom has ... Read more...

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Plane with Andhra chief minister hovers in air for 30 minutes


September 15th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 15 (IANS) An aircraft with Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy on board hovered in the air for over 30 minutes due to poor weather before ... Read more...

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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...

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Chiru, a superstar whose political party proved a flop (Profile)


February 6th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Feb 6 (IANS) Unlike his many super-hit films, the political party of Telugu superstar K. Chiranjeevi proved to be a flop.Two years and seven months after launching Praja Rajyam ... Read more...

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Criminal shot dead in court premises


August 17th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 17 (IANS) Unidentified attackers opened fire and shot dead a criminal in the premises of a court in Eluru town of West Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh. Police said P. Ravi, ... Read more...

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Firecrackers blast kills five in Andhra


August 10th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 10 (IANS) Five people were killed and six injured when firecrackers being manufactured illegally in a house in Andhra Pradesh's West Godavari district exploded Tuesday, police said. A probe has ... Read more...

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Man arrested for marrying minor


June 17th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 17 (IANS) A 58-year-old man was Thursday arrested in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district after he married a minor girl, police said. The bridegroom, an employee of the state-owned Road Transport ... Read more...

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Alert sounded in Andhra coastal region


May 9th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 9 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government Sunday sounded an alert in the entire coastal region following a massive earthquake in Indonesia. People in areas along the coast were asked to ... Read more...

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Maoists planning major attacks in Andhra Pradesh, say cops


March 15th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 15 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh police said Monday that the Maoists were planning to resurface in the state in a big way by carrying out major sensational attacks. Two days after police ... Read more...

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11 killed, 19 missing as boat capsizes in Andhra Pradesh (Second Lead)


January 30th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 30 (IANS) At least 11 people including four women and four children were killed and 19 were missing Saturday after an overcrowded boat capsized in Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh. Police ... Read more...

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Ten killed, 40 injured as boat capsizes in river Godavari


January 30th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Jan 30 (ANI): At least 10 persons drowned and over 40 others went missing after their boat overturned in Andhra Pradesh's Godavari river early on Saturday morning.The incident took place at ... Read more...

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10 killed, 20 missing as boat capsizes in Andhra Pradesh (Lead)


January 30th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 30 (IANS) At least 10 people including four women were killed and 20 were missing Saturday after an overcrowded boat capsized in Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh. A police officer said ... Read more...

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10 killed, 20 missing as boat capsizes in Andhra Pradesh


January 30th, 2010 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 30 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and 20 were missing Saturday after an overcrowded boat capsized in Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh. A police officer said 10 bodies were ... Read more...

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Andhra legislators join in cockfights despite ban


January 14th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 14 (IANS) Throwing to wind the ban and police warnings on cockfights, legislators and other public representatives in Andhra Pradesh openly participated in the gambling sport on the occasion of ... Read more...

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Thin victory margin no ground for recounting votes: apex court


November 30th, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Rana Ajit New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) A runner-up cannot claim a recount of votes just because the election was won by a razor thin margin, the Supreme Court has ruled.Unless the ... Read more...

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Former union minister Upendra is dead


November 16th, 2009 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 16 (IANS) Former union minister and Praja Rajyam Party (PRP) leader Parvathaneni Upendra died here Monday after a brief illness, family sources said. He was 73. Upendra is survived by wife, ... Read more...

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Telugu folk singer on peace mission to Afghanistan (Lead)


September 22nd, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) Popular Telugu ghazal singer Ghazal Srinivas, who holds the Guinness World Record for singing in most languages at one concert, is on a peace mission ... Read more...

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Telugu ghazal singer on peace mission to Afghanistan


September 22nd, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) A popular Telugu ghazal singer Ghazal Srinivas, who holds the Guinness World Record for singing in most languages at one concert, is on a peace ... Read more...

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India’s aerial crashes: many politicians lost lives, others escaped (Lead)


September 3rd, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The death of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy in a chopper accident has put the spotlight on prominent politicians killed in aerial crashes in India, ... Read more...

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Chopper crash had killed Balayogi in 2002


September 3rd, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 3 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. Rajasekhara Reddy's death in a chopper crash comes seven years after Lok Sabha Speaker G.M.C. Balayogi was killed in similar circumstances in the ... Read more...

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Krishnam Raju quits Chiranjeevi’s party


July 31st, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 31 (IANS) Veteran actor and former union minister U.V. Krishnam Raju Friday quit Telugu superstar Chiranjeevi's Praja Rajyam Party (PRP). Raju, who had left the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for ... Read more...

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TDP legislator in custody for molesting Kerala students (Lead)


July 20th, 2009 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 20 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh police Monday arrested an opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) legislator on charges of molesting female students from Kerala at a nursing college run by him. A three-member ... Read more...

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TDP MLA arrested for molestation of girl students


July 20th, 2009 - 8:38 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, July 20 (ANI): A team of the Crime Investigation Department (CID) of the Andhra Pradesh Police arrested Telugu Desam Party MLA T. V. Rama Rao on charges of molesting five girl ... Read more...

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TDP legislator held for molesting Kerala students


July 20th, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 20 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh police Monday arrested a legislator belonging to the main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on charges of molesting female students from Kerala at the nursing college ... Read more...

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Nursing student alleges TDP legislator raped her


July 4th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 4 (IANS) The murder and rape case against a legislator of Andhra Pradesh's main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Saturday took a new turn when another student of a nursing ... Read more...

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Andhra legislator booked for rape, murder of nursing student


June 19th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 19 (IANS) A Telugu Desam Party (TDP) legislator has been booked for allegedly raping and murdering a student of an Andhra Pradesh nursing college run by him. But T.V. Rama ... Read more...

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