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  • Amara Raja begins work on lithium-ion cells, sets up research hub at Tirupati Feb 21, 2021 05:17 PM IST

    Amara Raja begins work on lithium-ion cells, sets up research hub at Tirupati

    Amara Raj has already invested Rs 20 crore into the hub, excluding technology transfer and bidding fees paid to the ISRO in January 2019 when the company along with nine others won competitive bids from the national space agency.

  • Businessman loses life’s savings worth Rs 5 lakh stored in trunk to termites Feb 17, 2021 10:08 PM IST

    Businessman loses life’s savings worth Rs 5 lakh stored in trunk to termites

    The small-time businessman kept his hard-earned money in a trunk, which later turned into pieces of scrap after large holes on the bundles of Rs 500 and 200 currency notes were found.

  • Andhra Pradesh records 30 fresh COVID-19 cases, 1 death Feb 15, 2021 08:24 PM IST

    Andhra Pradesh records 30 fresh COVID-19 cases, 1 death

    The state also reported 69 more recoveries in the 24 hours ending 9 am on Monday, a health department bulletin said.

  • India lines up deepwater port for rice, exports to surge amid global shortage Feb 04, 2021 03:00 PM IST

    India lines up deepwater port for rice, exports to surge amid global shortage

    India's rice exports this year could rise to a record 16 million to 17 million tonnes from last year's 14.2 million, B.V. Krishna Rao, president of the Rice Exporters Association of India said.

  • Andhra Pradesh reports 125 COVID-19 cases, no deaths Jan 29, 2021 06:43 PM IST

    Andhra Pradesh reports 125 COVID-19 cases, no deaths

    With 42,809 tests, the total number of tests conducted stood at over 1.30 crore so far in the state.

  • Southern states to lead India's renewable energy push, says report Jan 20, 2021 06:41 PM IST

    Southern states to lead India's renewable energy push, says report

    The four southern states (Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and united Andhra Pradesh) have 1,526 GW of solar energy potential and 1,124 GW of wind energy potential, making them the major contributors to India’s renewable energy ambitions.

  • Andhra Pradesh gets 4.96 lakh doses from Covaxin Jan 12, 2021 02:35 PM IST

    Andhra Pradesh gets 4.96 lakh doses from Covaxin

    A special cargo plane brought the vaccine to the Vijayawada airport from Pune on Tuesday afternoon. From there the consignment was shifted to the state vaccine depot in Gannavaram.

  • ED court directs Andhra CM Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy to appear on January 11 Jan 09, 2021 09:35 PM IST

    ED court directs Andhra CM Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy to appear on January 11

    Reddy has been directed to appear after the case had been transferred from a local court to the ED court, sources said.

  • Andhra Pradesh adds 295 new coronavirus cases, overall tally crosses 8.84 lakh mark Jan 07, 2021 07:30 PM IST

    Andhra Pradesh adds 295 new coronavirus cases, overall tally crosses 8.84 lakh mark

    The total recoveries touched 8,74,223 and deaths 7,125, leaving an active caseload of 2,822.

  • NDB, Government sign $646 million loan pact for State Highway & District Road Network in Andhra Pradesh Jan 06, 2021 08:42 PM IST

    NDB, Government sign $646 million loan pact for State Highway & District Road Network in Andhra Pradesh

    The projects will be implemented by the Government of Andhra Pradesh through Roads and Buildings Department.

  • Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh get additional financial assistance of Rs 1,004 crore for capital expenditure Jan 06, 2021 01:52 PM IST

    Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh get additional financial assistance of Rs 1,004 crore for capital expenditure

    The two states have completed the One Nation, One Ration Card Reforms, Ease of Doing Business Reforms, and Urban Local Bodies Reforms, Ministry of Finance said in a statement on Wednesday.

  • Andhra Pradesh faces debt burden of Rs 3.73 lakh crore: CAG Jan 03, 2021 07:00 PM IST

    Andhra Pradesh faces debt burden of Rs 3.73 lakh crore: CAG

    In the first eight months of the current financial year, the state government incurred a revenue expenditure of Rs 70,082.90 crore, almost all of which went towards the numerous freebie schemes of the ruling YSR Congress.

  • Andhra Pradesh adds 349 COVID-19 cases, tally touches 8.81 lakh Dec 27, 2020 07:13 PM IST

    Andhra Pradesh adds 349 COVID-19 cases, tally touches 8.81 lakh

    The overall case mortality rate remained stable at 0.81 percent for some time now, against the national average of 1.45 percent.

  • Andhra Pradesh: Sanitation workers dump garbage outside banks over loan denial Dec 25, 2020 05:54 PM IST

    Andhra Pradesh: Sanitation workers dump garbage outside banks over loan denial

    Garbage was dumped in front of four banks, namely, the State Bank of India, the Corporation Bank, the Andhra Bank, and the Syndicate Bank.

  • Andhra Pradesh govt to launch watershed projects in five districts Dec 21, 2020 12:06 PM IST

    Andhra Pradesh govt to launch watershed projects in five districts

    The total project cost is Rs 200 crore of which the World Bank will fund Rs 140 crore. The state government will spend Rs 60 crore.

  • Andhra Pradesh adds 438 new COVID-19 cases, two deaths push toll to 7,076 Dec 20, 2020 06:38 PM IST

    Andhra Pradesh adds 438 new COVID-19 cases, two deaths push toll to 7,076

    The latest bulletin said the number of active cases now came down to 4,202.

  • Finance Ministry permits 5 states to borrow extra Rs 16,728 crore Dec 20, 2020 03:08 PM IST

    Finance Ministry permits 5 states to borrow extra Rs 16,728 crore

    The government had in May decided to link grant of additional borrowing permission to states with reforms undertaken by them to facilitate ease of doing business.

  • Andhra Pradesh coronavirus tally reaches 8.77 lakh with 534 new infections Dec 17, 2020 07:20 PM IST

    Andhra Pradesh coronavirus tally reaches 8.77 lakh with 534 new infections

    The overall toll rose to 7,069 as two more fatalities were reported in a day, the latest bulletin said.

  • Mysterious disease: AP CM Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy directs regular tests of food, drinking water in all districts Dec 16, 2020 08:17 PM IST

    Mysterious disease: AP CM Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy directs regular tests of food, drinking water in all districts

    The directive came in the light of reports that confirmed presence of pesticide residues and organochlorine in food that caused the outbreak of the disease which left 615 people sick with symptoms of fits and convulsions recently.

  • Bill on lines of Andhra Pradesh's Disha Act tabled in Maharashtra Assembly Dec 14, 2020 04:52 PM IST

    Bill on lines of Andhra Pradesh's Disha Act tabled in Maharashtra Assembly

    State home minister Anil Deshmukh tabled the Maharashtra Shakti Criminal Law (Maharashtra Amendment) Act, 2020, as well as Maharashtra Exclusive Special Court (for certain offences against Women and Children under Shakti Law) on the first day of the two-day winter session of the state legislature.

  • Union health secretary briefs VP M Venkaiah Naidu on mysterious disease outbreak in Eluru Dec 12, 2020 08:06 PM IST

    Union health secretary briefs VP M Venkaiah Naidu on mysterious disease outbreak in Eluru

    More than 600 people have fallen ill in the area. They had reportedly suffered from dizziness, fainting spells, headache and vomiting.

  • COVID-19 active cases drop to 5,000 level in Andhra Pradesh Dec 12, 2020 07:35 PM IST

    COVID-19 active cases drop to 5,000 level in Andhra Pradesh

    In the 24 hours ending 9 am on Saturday, three more coronavirus victims died, taking the overall toll to 7,052.

  • Six persons who contracted Eluru mystery disease readmitted after second seizure Dec 09, 2020 06:26 PM IST

    Six persons who contracted Eluru mystery disease readmitted after second seizure

    The Eluru mystery disease has affected more than 500 people in the past four days with patients reporting symptoms like seizures and fainting.

  • Heavy metal content in water caused mysterious disease in Andhra Pradesh Dec 08, 2020 06:45 PM IST

    Heavy metal content in water caused mysterious disease in Andhra Pradesh

    Based on the preliminary findings of the expert teams from AIIMS and other state and central institutions, health officials presented a report to Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday.

  • Mysterious illness strikes Andhra Pradesh's Eluru town; here's what we know about it so far Dec 07, 2020 08:22 PM IST

    Mysterious illness strikes Andhra Pradesh's Eluru town; here's what we know about it so far

    At least one person has died and 227 have been hospitalised by an unidentified illness in Andhra Pradesh’s Eluru town. The patients had a wide range of symptoms from nausea to fits and falling unconscious. The cause of the illness is yet to be ascertained. More than 140 patients have returned home as on December 7 after treatment at various hospitals while the condition of others remains stable. What is this disease spreading in the town? Here’s what we know so far about it.

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