However, shops selling vegetables and groceries, banks and other essential providers would be permitted to open between 6 AM and 2 PM daily.
The decision to enforce the lockdown, after curbs were eased from June 1 when Unlock-1 came into being, was taken at a special meeting held by District Collector Narayana Bharath Gupta in which Superintendent of Police Avula Ramesh Reddy, Municipal Commissioner P S Girisha and other officials took part.
"Only 6,000 devotees per day as against the normal rush over 60,000 would be allowed entry and COVID-19 precautionary measures, including six feet distance between each other and wearing of face mask, would be strictly followed," officials of the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD), which administers the ancient shrine, said.
Total cost of Tirupati station project is Rs 510 crore and Nellore station is Rs 130 crore. The tender is scheduled to be awarded by mid-June 2020.
The revenue from the interest on deposits in nationalised and private banks was estimated to be about Rs 846 crore.
Union Minister of Civil Aviation Ashok Gajapathi Raju and IndiGo president Aditya Ghosh flagged off the air services at Sri Venkateswara International Airport at Renigunta, 15 km from here
Indian Smartphone and tablet brand Karbonn is all set to open its first manufacturing plant in India in Tirupati with a proposed investment of Rs 100 crore. Karbonn, is also looking at a slew of new launches, including India's most affordable virtual reality Smartphone next month, reports Rukmini Rao and Surabhi Upadhyay.
Tech Mahindra CEO C P Gurnani, during his meeting with Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu here today, agreed to set up the CoE in Tirupati, an official release said.
Aircel said in a statement it has augmented its 3G services in the region to a great extent, thereby enabling the customers to access data services with much enhanced speed and seamless connectivity.
In line with 'Make in India' initiative, domestic handset vendor Lava will invest Rs 500 crore to set up a manufacturing plant in Tirupati. Earlier this week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had laid the foundation stone for a dedicated mobile handset and electronics manufacturing facility at Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh.
The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has spent Rs 191 crore to build the new Garuda-shaped terminal which can handle code 'D' and code 'C' types of aircraft with link taxi, apron and associated infrastructure
In a time when all steps by government and Reserve Bank of India‘s to stem the rupee fall seems to be failing, Jamal Mecklai, CEO of Mecklai Financial Services in a very satirical way suggested the Finance Minister and RBI governor to visit Tirupati temple and liquidate it‘s gold assets to save sinking rupee.