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State in southern India

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Andhra Pradesh: State in southern India
Andhra Pradesh is a state in the south-eastern coastal region of India. It is the seventh-largest state by area covering an area of 162,975 km2 (62,925 sq mi) and tenth-most populous state with 49,386,799 inhabitants. It is bordered by Telangana to the north-west, Chhattisgarh to the north, Odisha to the north-east, Tamil Nadu to the south, Karnataka to the west and the Bay of Bengal to the east. It has the second longest coastline in India after Gujarat, of about 974 km. Andhra Pradesh is the first state to be formed on a linguistic basis in India on 1 October 1953. Andhra Pradesh was once a major Buddhist pilgrimage site in India and a Buddhist learning center which can be seen in many sites in the state in the form of ruins, chaityas and stupas Andhra Pradesh is also known as the land of the world-famous diamond Koh-i-Noor and many other global known diamonds due to their presence in its Kollur Mine once. It is also known as the "rice bowl of India" for being a major producer of rice in India. Its official language is Telugu; one of the classical languages of India, the fourth most spoken language in India and the 11th-most spoken language in the world.

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Andhra BJP vice president arrested, section 144 imposed ahead of 'Chalo Amalapuram' [Video]

Andhra BJP vice president arrested, section 144 imposed ahead of 'Chalo Amalapuram'

Andhra Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) vice president S Vishnu Vardhan Reddy has been arrested last night in Amalapuram. His arrest took place ahead of state BJP's call for 'Chalo Amalapuram' on..

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Watch: Road, bridge washed away due to heavy rain in AP's Guntur [Video]

Watch: Road, bridge washed away due to heavy rain in AP's Guntur

A road was washed away at Vennadevi area of Andhra Pradesh's Guntur. A bridge was also damaged in the same area following heavy rainfall. Heavy rainfall has hampered the transport system from Guntur to..

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India limits COVID cases, deaths to 3,328 and 55 deaths per million population respectively: Harsh Vardhan [Video]

India limits COVID cases, deaths to 3,328 and 55 deaths per million population respectively: Harsh Vardhan

While addressing in the Lok Sabha during 1st day of monsoon session, Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan spoke on COVID-19 pandemic. He said, "Maximum cases and deaths primarily reported from Maharashtra,..

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First 'Kisan Rail' from Ananthapuramu carrying 332 tonnes of vegetables, fruits reaches Delhi [Video]

First 'Kisan Rail' from Ananthapuramu carrying 332 tonnes of vegetables, fruits reaches Delhi

The first 'Kisan Rail' from South India arrived in Delhi's Adarsh Nagar Railway Station on September 11. The train started from Andhra Pradesh's Ananthapuramu on September 09 carrying 322 tonnes of..

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COVID-19: Maharashtra reports over 23,000 new cases [Video]

COVID-19: Maharashtra reports over 23,000 new cases

Maharashtra continued to worst hit state in coronavirus chart across the country. On September 09, Maharashtra reported 23,446 new COVID19 cases and 448 deaths. The total cases in the state rose to..

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Watch: Locals carry pregnant woman for atleast 10 kms due to lack of proper facility in AP [Video]

Watch: Locals carry pregnant woman for atleast 10 kms due to lack of proper facility in AP

Locals carried a pregnant woman on a makeshift palanquin for over 10-km due to absence of proper roads in Daraparti panchayat of S Kota Mandal in Andhra Pradesh's Vizianagaram district.

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Social distancing norms flouted during protest by YSR Congress Party in AP's Krishna district [Video]

Social distancing norms flouted during protest by YSR Congress Party in AP's Krishna district

The norms of social distancing were flouted during a protest by ruling YSR Congress Party in Krishna district. They staged protest against Telugu Desam Party (TDP). Protesters even burnt effigy to..

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COVID-19: Delhi records highest single-day spike with over 4,000 new cases [Video]

COVID-19: Delhi records highest single-day spike with over 4,000 new cases

The national capital on September 09 crossed 2-lakh mark with highest single-day spike of 4,039 fresh cases in the last 24 hours. The total tally rose to 2,01,174, including 4,638 deaths. Karnataka..

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Andhra Pradesh CM inaugurates Kisan Train from Anantapur to New Delhi [Video]

Andhra Pradesh CM inaugurates Kisan Train from Anantapur to New Delhi

Andhra Pradesh CM YS Jaganmohan Reddy inaugurated the service of a Kisan Train from Anantapur to New Delhi. Union Minister of State for Railways Suresh Angadi and Union Minister of Agriculture Narendra..

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COVID-19 makes comeback in Delhi, over 3,000 new cases reported in 24 hrs [Video]

COVID-19 makes comeback in Delhi, over 3,000 new cases reported in 24 hrs

COVID-19 infections appear to give a comeback in the national capital. Delhi records 3,609 new COVID-19 cases, 1,756 cases that were recovered and 19 deaths. Active cases stand at 22,377 in the state...

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COVID-19: Maha, AP, Karnataka, UP, TN contribute 62% to active cases, says Health Ministry [Video]

COVID-19: Maha, AP, Karnataka, UP, TN contribute 62% to active cases, says Health Ministry

Health Ministry Secretary Rajesh Bhushan during the Health Ministry briefing on September 08 informed about the contribution of states to the COVID-19 statistics. Rajesh Bhushan said, "Maharashtra,..

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Fatality rate, Covid recoveries, 5 states with most cases & deaths: Govt briefs [Video]

Fatality rate, Covid recoveries, 5 states with most cases & deaths: Govt briefs

Union Health Ministry briefs on India’s Covid-19 situation. Union health secretary Rajesh Bhushan said India's COVID-19 cases per million population is 3,102, which is among the lowest in the world...

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CPI(M) workers swim in potholes to demonstrate anguish against Andhra Pradesh govt [Video]

CPI(M) workers swim in potholes to demonstrate anguish against Andhra Pradesh govt

Communist Party of India (Marxist) workers held unique protest in Vizianagaram's Gumada Village on September 08. The protest was against the potholes on the district roads. Protestors demonstrated that..

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COVID-19: India may soon overtake Brazil as second-most affected country [Video]

COVID-19: India may soon overtake Brazil as second-most affected country

With the number of COVID-19 cases breaching the 41-lakh mark on September 06, India is expected to overtake Brazil as the second-most affected country in the world. The total number of coronavirus..

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Chariot at temple catches fire in AP's East Godavari [Video]

Chariot at temple catches fire in AP's East Godavari

A chariot at Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple caught fire in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district on September 06. The incident took place in Antarvedi village of East Godavari district. Cause of..

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FDI amid pandemic; top state for ease of business: FM Nirmala briefs media [Video]

FDI amid pandemic; top state for ease of business: FM Nirmala briefs media

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman briefs media over FDI amid pandemic, ease of doing business 2019 ranking for states. Sitharaman said India's commitment to reform is being taken seriously by foreign..

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