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Over 5 lakh trucks go off roads in Telugu states

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Hyderabad/Vijayawada: Over five lakh trucks went off the roads in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh as part of an indefinite strike by transporters which began on Thursday in the two states. The lorry owners’ associations in both states said the members suspended transportation services from 6 a.m. in accordance with the decision taken by the South Zone Motor Transporters’ Welfare Association ... Read More »

99% polling in three Andhra Legislative Council seats

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Amaravati: About 99 per cent polling was reported on Friday in elections to the three Legislative Council seats from the Local Authorities Constituencies in Andhra Pradesh. The elections were held in the Local Authorities Constituencies of Kadapa, Kurnool and SPS Nellore districts to fill three vacancies from this segment in the Upper House. Members of panchayat raj institutions and urban ... Read More »

KCR prays for prosperity of Telangana, AP

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Tirumala: Telangana State Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, who visited Tirumala on Wednesday for the first time after bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, said that he prayed for the prosperity of two Telugu states. Speaking to media after offering prayers to Lord Venkateswara, KCR said he prayed for the well-being and prosperity of the two Telugu states. He said that he ... Read More »

I will be voice of weavers: Pawan

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Mangalagiri: Jana Sena chief and actor Pawan Kalyan on Monday claimed to be a brand ambassador of handloom products with a promise for a greater role for the weaver community in the upcoming elections in 2019. “As I already made it clear, I will be there in the thick of the poll battle and you will be with me,” he ... Read More »

Pawan Kalyan ready to fight all political parties for special status

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Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan once again addressed the issue of special status category stating that the BJP-led NDA government has backtracked on granting the special status once the votes were secured in the elections. Pointing out that the people would become rebellious if the promises are not fulfilled, Pawan Kalyan further said that he is ready to fight with ... Read More »

13 firms sign pact with Sri City

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Tirupati: At the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Partnership Summit being held at Visakhapatnam since Friday, 13 companies signed memoranda of understanding (MOUs) with Sri City, with a commitment of investing Rs 600 crore. The MOUs were signed in the presence of Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu. The 13 companies which inked the agreements with Sri City are from different ... Read More »

Andhra Pradesh celebrates Republic Day

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The Republic Day was celebrated on Thursday with gaiety and patriotic fervour in Andhra Pradesh.The main official ceremony was held at the Indira Gandhi Stadium here with Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan unfurling the national flag and reviewing a colourful parade. Speaking on the occasion, the Governor said the state was marching ahead on the path of progress with impressive economic growth. ... Read More »

Railways suspects sabotage

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Kuneru (Vizianagaram): A small 15-inch gap in the rail line proved to be a death trap for 42 passengers on board the Jagadalpur-Bhuvaneswar Hirakhund Express which met with an accident near Kuneru railway station under Komarada mandal of Vizianagaram district, about 160km from Visakhapatnam, in the zero hours of Saturday/Sunday. The narrow gap that disconnected the rail line was suspected ... Read More »

Hirakhand Accident: 32 Killed, Over 54 Injured After Train Derails In Vizayanagaram

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BHUBANESWAR: At least 27 people were killed and over 50 injured after Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express derailed in Andhra Pradesh’s Vizianagaram district, officials said today. The incident took place around 11.30 pm when the train was going from Jagdalpur (Chhattisgarh) to Odisha capital Bhubaneswar. Rescue and relief operations were underway, an official said. A team of doctors was also sent to attend ... Read More »

Minister Uma inaugurates employees’ sports, games

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Minister for Water Resources Department (WRD) Devineni Uma Maheswara Rao inaugurated the Department Employees’ Sports and Games to mark Republic Day at Irrigation Circle compound here on Friday. Irrigation Department NGOs Association has been conducting the programme for a week.  Speaking on the occasion, Minister Devineni Uma Maheswara Rao said that playing sports and games had created recreation for employees. ... Read More »