Andhrapradesh

Andhra Pradesh gears up to tap benefits of Salicornia plant

Andhra Pradesh gears up to tap benefits of Salicornia plant

CSMCRI experts promise to help preparation of salt substitute from plant: official Blessed with the abundant crop of Salicornia, a plant that grows in salty marshes in the mangrove wetlands, the State government has intensified the efforts to tap commercial benefits from the plant through cultivation as well as extraction …

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YSRCP seeks immediate bypolls

YSRCP seeks immediate bypolls

MP says the five Lok Sabha seats vacated by party members should be filled now After its principal opponent, the Telugu Desam Party, stole a march over it by moving a no-trust vote against the Modi government on Friday, the YSR Congress Party plans to push for byelections to the …

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PCB engineer ‘amassed assets worth crores of rupees’

PCB engineer ‘amassed assets worth crores of rupees’

In a huge catch, properties worth crores of rupees of AP Pollution Control Board (APPCB) Environmental Engineer (EE) Evani Satyanarayana were seized by the ACB in raids conducted since early Wednesday. The ACB teams searched the houses of his family members and friends in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. “We unearthed …

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TTD contract workers demand job security

TTD contract workers demand job security

Fear looms over contract workers Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) contract workers at luggage counters staged a demonstration in front of the administrative building here , demanding job security. Of the 14,500 contractual employees, 300 are at counters in Tirumala, while 100 on the Alipiri and Srivari Mettu routes. With the …

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Naidu asks MPs to present a strong case in LS

Naidu asks MPs to present a strong case in LS

Yanamala Ramakrishnudu assigned the task of helping the lawmakers formulate strategy The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) swiftly changed its strategy to be adopted in Parliament during the monsoon session, with Speaker Sumitra Mahajan admitting the no-trust motion against the Narendra Modi government on Wednesday. TDP national president and Chief Minister …

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‘NSTFDC funds help create job opportunities for tribal youth’

‘NSTFDC funds help create job opportunities for tribal youth’

200 vehicles have been provided to beneficiaries, says Minister Unemployed youth in the tribal areas are now getting new employment avenues as the State Government has begun tapping funds under National Scheduled Tribes Finance and Development Corporation (NSTFDC), which has been revived recently. Minister for Social Welfare Nakka Ananda Babu …

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TTD drops move to stop darshan for 6 days

TTD drops move to stop darshan for 6 days

Under fire for its decision to stop the darshan of Lord Venkateswara for six days beginning August 11 to facilitate performance of the ‘Astabandhana Maha Samprokshanam’ ritual at the hill temple, the management of the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) on Tuesday resolved to permit a limited number of devotees during the period. …

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Gandhi Bhavan Trust to revive activities with vigour

Gandhi Bhavan Trust to revive activities with vigour

‘Steps on to endear Mahatma to youth’ Gandhi Bhavan Trust, Tirupati, which remained inactive for the last few years, is all set to take a formidable step in taking Gandhian values among the future generations. The trust’s president and former MLA Reddivari Rajasekhara Reddy, who stayed off the socio-political radar …

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Regular students protest against dual degree programme of SVUCE

Regular students protest against dual degree programme of SVUCE

‘It has no approval of AICTE and UGC; sharing of resources unfair’ The dual degree programme offered by the Sri Venkateswara University College of Engineering (SVUCE) has once become the bone of contention between the students pursuing the programme and the regular B.Tech students. The controversy slowly snowballed into a …

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Body of schoolgirl spotted in Godavari

Body of schoolgirl spotted in Godavari

Search for 5 others continues; naval choppers join the effort Fishermen from Valasatippa on Monday spotted the body of Tirukoti Priya, 13, one of the six girls who went missing in the Vruddha Gauthami following the boat tragedy that took place at Pasuvullanka of I. Polavaram mandal on Saturday. They …

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