Andhra Pradesh CM Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy.

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AP Govt To Provide Free Sanitary Pads To Girls In Govt Schools

Taking a good initiative, Andhra Pradesh CM Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on October 5 announced that under the 'Swechha progaramme', the state government will provide free sanitary napkins to all girls studying between 7-12 classes in government schools and colleges. Reportedly, almost 23% of young girls don't attend classes during menstruation in India. Besides, the state government will also run awareness campaigns on Disha App… read-more

Tue, 05 Oct 2021 - 05:43 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Sanitary Napkins, Swechha Programme, Girls, Government School, Andhra Pradesh

A fisherman securing his boat at coast.

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Cyclone Gulab To Hit Odisha & Andhra Pradesh, Warns IMD

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned against a cyclone 'Gulab' which will hit the North Andhra-South Odisha coast on the evening of September 26. Reportedly, it'll have wind speed up to 95kmph and will cause extremely heavy rain in Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, and south Chhattisgarh. Besides, IMD also issued orange alerts for Vidarbha, Telangana, Marathwada, Konkan coast, including Mumbai and… read-more

Sun, 26 Sep 2021 - 11:40 AM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: cyclone, Gulab, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, IMD

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister

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Andhra Pradesh Govt To Recruit For 14,200 Medical Posts

Andhra Pradesh government is set to open recruitment for 14,200 posts in different Primary Health Care Centers, Medical Colleges, and Teaching hospitals. During a review meeting on the prevailing COVID situation, CM Reddy stated that recruiting process will begin from October 1 and continue till November 15. Besides, he also ordered officials to provide the best medical services in government hospitals amid the rising active cases in the… read-more

Sat, 25 Sep 2021 - 04:10 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Covid -19, Andhra Pradesh, andhra cm ys jagan mohan reddy, health care, Medical posts

Courtesy: ANI News

Cyclone

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Bay Of Bengal On Low Pressure; Cyclone Alert For Andhra Pradesh & Odisha

According to the Indian Meteorological Department, a cyclonic storm is likely to build up in the Bay of Bengal near the coastal regions of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha in the next 12 hours. A notification alerting the states has been released on September 25. Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Chattisgarh, and the interiors of Telangana are predicted to witness heavy rainfall on September 25 and 26. 

Sat, 25 Sep 2021 - 02:28 PM / by Muskan Arora

Tags: IMD, cyclone, Bay of Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, depression

Courtesy: India Today

Lord Venkateshwara Temple

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TTD Makes RT-PCR Negative Report Mandatory To Visit Lord Venkateshwara Temple

YV Subba Reddy, the chairperson of TTD made it mandatory that devotees visiting Lord Venkateshwara Temple at Tirumala must carry negative RT-PCR test reports or vaccination certificates along with them. However, the RT-PCR report should not be more than 72 hours old and devotees can book tickets online. TTD has also started issuing SSD tokens for free darshan and only 2,000 pilgrims are allowed to visit every day.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 - 03:39 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Covid-19, Andhra Pradesh, Venkateshwara Temple, Chittoor

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CM Jagan Mohan Reddy-Led YSRCP Won The ZPTC And MPTC Polls In Andhra Pradesh

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CM Jagan Led YSRCP Wins ZPTC & MPTC Polls: Andhra Pradesh

After winning 502 Zilla Parishad Territorial Constituencies (ZPTC) and 5998 Mandal Parishad Territorial Constituencies (MPTC) in Andhra Pradesh, Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy's YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) registered a landslide victory in the local body polls. The result was announced on September 20 at 2 AM. This win provides YSRCP a stronghold over Parliament, the State body, and now the local body. 

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 - 03:18 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: YSRCP, Andhra Pradesh, Jaganmohan Reddy, ZPTC, MPTC

Courtesy: ANI News

Youngster Impersonates A Kidnapping To Collect Rs 5 Lakh From His Father For Debts

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Youngster Fakes Kidnapping To Collect Rs 5 Lakh From Father To Repay Debt

Makthum Saab planned to kidnap himself to extort money from his father and was returned to his family after police tracked him in Tirupati. Makthum's father, Ghani Saab, reported his disappearance to police on September 13 and claimed he was being held ransom for Rs 5 lakh. Makthum confessed to police that he was obsessed with purchasing designer-clothing and mobile phones, which caused Rs 3 lakh loan on his head.

Sat, 18 Sep 2021 - 04:26 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Kidnapping, Ransom, Andhra Pradesh, Tirupati

Courtesy: The Times Of India

woman arrested for beating her child

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22-Year-Old Woman Arrested For Torturing her 18-Months Baby

In a horrifying incident, a 22-year-old woman has been arrested from Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor district for being inhuman with her 18-months old child. However, the video goes viral and reveals the cruelty of the woman after she is being witnessed thrashing & beating the baby until he starts bleeding. Besides, the woman has recorded over 250 videos of such inhumane behavior.

Wed, 01 Sep 2021 - 10:25 AM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Crime, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Police

Courtesy: The Quint

State water sharing dispute

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SC Suggests AP, Telangana To Solve Krishna Water Dispute Through 'Mediation'

The Supreme Court on August 2 advised the states of Telangana and Andra Pradesh to solve the '1969 Krishna Water Dispute' with “mediation” and share the river water for drinking and irrigation as it belonged to both states. Besides, it is said that Telangana has been deprived of its share of drinking and irrigation water. “If the matter can be settled in mediation, please do that," Chief Justice of India NV Ramana said. 

Tue, 03 Aug 2021 - 04:17 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: Krishna water issue, Chief Justice of India, Supreme Court, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh

Courtesy: Outlook India

Earthquake

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Earthquake Of 4.0 Magnitude Jolts Near Hyderabad

According to the National Centre for Seismology, an earthquake of 4.0 magnitude on the richer scale occurred near Hyderabad on July 26 at 5 am. Reportedly, the epicenter of the earthquake was 156 km south of the city and it occurred at ''a depth of 10 kilometers'' from the surface. However, no loss of life and damage to property were reported so far.

Mon, 26 Jul 2021 - 10:48 AM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Earthquake, Hyderabad, National Centre for seismology, Andhra Pradesh