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AP CM hardsells Amaravati to woo investments


Amaravati: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu invited several top international funding agencies and consultants to invest in Amaravati capital city. Interacting with Morgan Stanley, McKinsey Global, Kuni Umi Assessment Management Company and General Atlantic managements in Davos on Thursday, the CM explained them about the investment opportunities in Andhra Pradesh and business-friendly atmosphere prevailing in the state. The Chief Minister ... Read More »

Minister kick starts Nandi Natakotsavam


Vizianagaram: Minister for Rural Development K Mrunalini inaugurated the State-level Nandi Natakotsavam here on Wednesday.  The competitions will be conducted between January 18 and 25. After lighting the lamp, Mrunalini said that she was delighted to start such a great event on the death anniversary of former Chief Minister N T Rama Rao. The government has allotted Rs 53 lakh ... Read More »

Microsoft offers tech support to AP


Amaravati: Technology giant Microsoft has evinced interest to extend its technology support for Andhra Pradesh. Microsoft chief executive officer Satya Nadella interacted with Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu in Davos on Tuesday. As part of technological support, Microsoft would provide cloud technology to Andhra Pradesh. Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu asked the Microsoft CEO to work with the State government in ... Read More »

Krishna tops in cockfight cases


Vijayawada: Director General of Police (DGP) N Sambasiva Rao on Monday said a total of 1,347 cases were registered on cockfighting using knives during Sankranti festival. Most of the cases were registered on three days of the festival, he added. The DGP said Krishna district stood top in number of cockfight cases with 471 cases registered under the limits of ... Read More »

APEPDCL told to pay compensation


Visakhapatnam: District Consumers’ Forum-1 directed Andhra Pradesh Eastern Power Distribution Company Limited (APEPDCL) including CMD and CGM (O&CS) of Vizag, staff and lineman R V Jagannadha Rao from Srikakulam to pay jointly Rs 75,000 towards the cost of cows to the proprietor of S L G Dairy, Srikakulam G Srinivasa Rao with 9 per cent of interest from the date ... Read More »

Sankranti celebrated with gaiety in AP, Telangana


Hyderabad: People in the Telugu states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana on Saturday celebrated ‘Makar Sankranti’, the colourful harvest festival, with pomp and gaiety. On the second day of the three-day festival, the countryside in both the states wore a festive look with decorated houses, kite flying, cockfights, bull fights and other sports. Villages in both the states came alive ... Read More »

Sankranti spirit soars high in Telugu States


The three-day Sankranti festival celebrations were kicked off amidst traditional gaiety all over Telangana and Andhra Pradesh on Friday. People living in cities and other places reached their native villages and towns to celebrate the festival with families. The old and young alike gathered around Bhogi bonfires lit at junctions in a traditional way in villages and the womenfolk decked ... Read More »

Chandrababu inaugurates new international terminal at Gannavaram Airport


Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu and Union Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Thursday inaugurated the new international terminal at Gannavaram airport near Vijayawada. Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya, Union Minister Sujana Chowdhary, Urban Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu, other state Ministers, MPs and MLAs were seen in attendance at the Bhoomi Puja ceremony. Built at 9,520 square meters at ... Read More »

MP takes part in Sankranti fete


Visakhapatnam: MP K Hari Babu, who was present at the Sankranti Sambaralu celebrated under the aegis of BJP Mahila Morcha on the office premises here on Wednesday, underscored the need to protect essence of festivals. The MP office wore a festive look with heaps of sugar cane, paddy, Haridas and ‘Gangireddu’. The Mahila Morcha members prepared traditional sweets and distributed ... Read More »

SCR to run four Sankranti trains


South Central Railway will run four Sankranti special trains between Kakinada Port-Secunderabad, Nanded- Kakinada Port as detailed below. Kakinada Port-Secunderabad Special (Service-1): Train No. 07450 Kakinada Port-Secunderabad special train will depart from Kakinada Port at 18:30 hrs on 15th January, 2017 and arrive at Secunderabad at 08:25 hrs on the next day. Enroute, this special train will stop at Kakinada ... Read More »