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Andhra Pradesh

State in southern India

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Andhra Pradesh: State in southern India
Andhra Pradesh is one of the 29 states of India. Situated in the south-east of the country, it is the seventh-largest state in India, covering an area of 160,205 km2 (61,855 sq mi). As per the 2011 census, it is the tenth-most populous state, with 49,386,799 inhabitants. The largest city in Andhra Pradesh is Visakhapatnam. Telugu, one of the classical languages of India, is the major and official language of Andhra Pradesh.


AP govt to decide fate of Amaravati after expert panel submits report

IndiaTimes - Published

Now, common entrance test for 15 central universities

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct a common admission test for 15 of the central universities of the country from the 2020-21 academic session. These will include universities of Assam,..
IndiaTimes - Published

India Post GDS recruitment 2019: 5,000 vacancies in Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Telangana, check

The India Post has invited applications for 2707 posts in Andhra Pradesh, 1799 posts in Chhattisgarh, and 970 posts in Telangana.
DNA - Published

Andhra Pradesh: Red sandalwood smugglers get caught during 5th attempt in same vehicle

It was the fifth attempt in which the same vehicle was used for smuggling.
DNA - Published

Madhya Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh to receive heavy rainfall today: IMD

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday said that isolated places over Madhya Maharashtra, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Yanam, Interior Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal are..
IndiaTimes - Published Also reported by •DNA

Less than 7% of under-2 kids in India get adequate diet: Survey

The first Comprehensive National Nutritional Survey (CNNS) has shockingly found that only 6.4% of Indian children aged less than two years get a “minimum acceptable diet”. This proportion varies..
IndiaTimes - Published

Kerala, Tamil Nadu to receive heavy rainfall today

Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan and Bihar are also likely to witness heavy downpour throughout the day.
DNA - Published

Andhra Pradesh government to take over liquor shops from October 1

The government had announced earlier this month that the number of liquor outlets will be reduced from 4,380 to 3,500 and will be eventually phased out
DNA - Published

IMD predicts heavy rainfall in Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh today

The weather forecasting agency also predicted that isolated places over Vidarbha, Konkan, Goa, Telangana, Interior Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal are expected to receive heavy..
DNA - Published

Andhra Pradesh ex-Speaker Kodela Siva Prasada Rao found dead at residence

The cause of death not yet ascertained, but prima facie report suggests suicide by hanging as per Rao's daughter
DNA - Published

Andhra's ex-Speaker Kodela Siva Prasada Rao dies under mysterious circumstances

Rao was immediately rushed to nearby Basavatarakam Memorial Cancer Hospital where he was declared dead by doctors.
DNA - Published

As tourist boat capsizes in Andhra Pradesh, 12 of 61 dead

Andhra Pradesh State Disaster Management Authority says that up till now, nearly 23 people have been rescued safely
DNA - Published

At least eight dead after boat capsizes in southern Indian state: official

At least eight people died on Sunday and 25 were missing after a boat capsized in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, an official at the state's disaster management authority said.
Reuters - Published

Rahul Gandhi expresses grief over loss of 11 lives in Andhra boat tragedy

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday expressed grief at the loss of 11 lives in a boat capsize incident in the Godavari River near Devipatnam village in Andhra Pradesh. Taking to Twitter, Lok Sabha..
IndiaTimes - Published

Andhra Pradesh: At least 12 drown as boat capsizes in Godavari river, Navy's Dornier joins search and rescue

Navy joins search operation along with NDRF, SDRF and civil authorities.
DNA - Published

12 killed as boat capsizes in Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh's Devipatnam; PM Modi, Shah offer condolences

Death toll rises to 12.
DNA - Published

Andhra Pradesh: At least 11 killed as tourist boat carrying 61 capsizes in Godavari river; rescue operation underway

Four dead bodies have been recovered from the river so far while a rescue operation is currently underway.
DNA - Published

Andhra Pradesh govt puts N Chandrababu Naidu under house arrest

Hours after being put under house arrest, Naidu accused the YSR Congress-led state government of violating human rights with "cowardly" acts
DNA - Published

Andhra places ex-CM Naidu and son under house arrest

Former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu and his son, Nara Lokesh, were placed under house arrest near Vijayawada on Wednesday as they prepared to launch a huge protest against the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Govt can't stop our leaders from joining Chalo Atmakur rally through arrests, says TDP chief Naidu

The state's YSRCP government cannot prevent our leaders from joining 'Chalo Atmakur' rally through arrests, said former chief minister and TDP president N Chandrababu Naidu, who was put under..
IndiaTimes - Published

'Cannot control us by arresting': Chandrababu Naidu slams Jagan Reddy govt in Andhra Pradesh

Several TDP leaders were put under house arrest by the police on Wednesday morning as preventive measure restraining them from participating in "Chalo Atmakur" rally.
DNA - Published

Chandrababu Naidu, son Nara Lokesh put under house arrest ahead of 'chalo atmakur' rally against YSR Congress

The former Andhra Pradesh chief minister following the house arrest sat on a hunger strike to protest against the said move.
DNA - Published

15 injured as roof collapses during Muharram ritual in Andhra's Kurnool

The injured were immediately rushed to Kurnool Government General hospital for treatment.
DNA - Published

Abused as 'barren', woman gives birth to twins at 74

A 74-year-old woman from a village in East Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh became perhaps the oldest ever to become a mother when she gave birth to twin girls at a private hospital in Guntur on..
IndiaTimes - Published

S Jaipal Reddy was treasure house of wisdom and knowledge: Dr Manmohan Singh

Recalling Reddy's journey, Singh said he started as a student activist, rose to become president of the Indian Youth Congress from Andhra Pradesh, and then plunged into national politics braving polio..
DNA - Published

The curious case of missing BJP MLAs in Andhra, Telangana

IndiaTimes - Published

Andhra Pradesh flood: Notice issued to Chandrababu Naidu to vacate residence

This is the second time that the authorities have issued notices to Naidu's residence
DNA - Published

Andhra Pradesh: Around 3,000 Muslims join BJP at membership drive organised in Kurnool

They joined the BJP in the presence of Rajya Sabha MP TG Venkatesh at a membership drive organised at Parinaya Function Hall in the city on Sunday.
DNA - Published

Andhra man keeps LPG cylinder on railway track for YouTube video, get arrested

A video is going viral on social media that shows an LPG cylinder on the railway track.
DNA - Published

Income Tax department sleuths bust inter-state tax theft worth Rs 700 crore

55 places were raided by the I-T dept in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Goa
DNA - Published

AP Grama Sachivalayam recruitment 2019: Check rescheduled exam full date list, fee structure, all you need to know

The new exam schedule was released by Principal Secretary PR & RD and ex-officio Spl. Commissioner AP Bhavan at Government of Andhra Pradesh.
DNA - Published

AP Grama Sachivalayam Recruitment 2019: Revised exam schedule released, check

The Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Department Chief Secretary Gopalakrishna Dwivedi put out the revised schedule on Twittter.
DNA - Published

Rain batters Mumbai, Thane, Pune and Nashik; swollen Godavari floods Andhra districts

Rains continued to disrupt normal life in several parts of Maharashtra on Sunday, while Andhra Pradesh grappled with a swollen Godavari that affected over 74,000 people, though the flood situation..
IndiaTimes - Published

Over 70,000 people affected by floods in Andhra Pradesh

A total of 74,068 people was affected by the floods in river Godavari, and 17,632 were shifted to relief camps. The heavy flood battered at least six mandals in East and West Godavari districts of..
IndiaTimes - Published

Andhra Pradesh: NDRF, SDRF teams deployed as water level rises in Godavari

Teams of NDRF and SDRF were deployed in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari and West Godavari districts on Saturday due to a steady rise in the water levels in Godavari river. More than 60 villages in the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Flood situation improves in Assam & Bihar; heavy rainfall predicted in Andhra, Odisha

IndiaTimes - Published

AP Grama Sachivalayam Notification 2019: Apply for 1.2 lakh vacancies, check @

Aspiring candidates can now log on to the official website and check the notification to apply for available posts.
DNA - Published

AP Grama Sachivalayam Recruitment 2019: More than 1.60 lakh vacancies in Andhra Pradesh, apply here

Here are all the necessary details for the application to AP Grama Sachivalayam Recruitment 2019.
DNA - Published

Explain your support to RTI amendment bill: Ex-CIC to 3 CMs

Former information commissioner Sridhar Acharyulu has written to the chief ministers of Odisha, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh seeking an explanation behind their support to the RTI amendment bill which..
IndiaTimes - Published

PMK pitches for 80% reservation for Tamils in private sector jobs in Tamil Nadu

Demanding 80 per cent reservation for Tamils in jobs in private sector in the state, the PMK Wednesday urged the Tamil Nadu government to enact a legislation, taking a cue from Andhra Pradesh.
IndiaTimes - Published

Biswabhusan Harichandan takes oath as new Andhra Pradesh Governor

Biswabhusan Harichandan on Wednesday took oath as the new governor of Andhra Pradesh. Acting chief justice of Andhra Pradesh high court Justice C Praveen Kumar administered the oath of office to the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Andhra Pradesh becomes first state with job reservations in private sector

The new law reserves 75 percent of jobs for locals.
DNA - Published

Three TDP MLAs suspended from AP assembly for obstructing proceedings

The three, K Atchannaidu, Gorantla Butchaiah Chowdary and Nimmala Ramanaidu, who are deputy leaders of TDP in the assembly, have been suspended from the House for the rest of the Budget session.
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

Andhra reserves 75% private jobs for locals

Andhra Pradesh has become the first state in the country to reserve jobs for locals in all private industrial units and factories, irrespective of whether or not these companies get financial or other..
IndiaTimes - Published

'India is on its way to the moon': World media hails Chandrayaan 2 successful launch

The country's most powerful rocket "GSLV-Mk-III" carrying the orbiter, lander Vikram and rover Pragyaan took off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.
DNA - Published

Ahead of launch, Indians pray for success of Chandrayaan-2 mission

Chandrayaan-2, India's indigenous moon mission is set to launch from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh at 2.43 pm today.
DNA - Published

World Bank says it 'dropped' Amaravati project due to Centre withdrawing finance request

The World Bank has said it 'dropped' the $300-million loan proposal for the Amaravati development project as the central government withdrew the financing request, triggering a blame game between the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Bengaluru most digitised city: Report

Bengaluru has topped the list of "most digitised cities" accounting for highest card payments, followed by Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune and Delhi. The study was conducted by payments solution company..
IndiaTimes - Published

B B Harichandan, Anusaiya Uikey appointed Governors of AP, Chhattisgarh

BJP veteran and former Odisha minister Biswa Bhusan Harichandan and former BJP MP from Madhya Pradesh Anusuiya Uikey were on Tuesday appointed Governors of Andhra Pradesh and Chhattisgarh respectively.
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

Ahead of launch, B-town extends wishes to ISRO for Chandrayaan 2

The country's second lunar spacecraft will be launched onboard a Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) Mk-III from Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Nellore district of Andhra..
DNA - Published

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