Andhrapradesh

Tenant farmers on loan hunt as kharif time arrives

Tenant farmers on loan hunt as kharif time arrives

With dwindling bank help, they are likely to fall prey to private lenders With the commencement of the kharif season, tenant farmers cultivating paddy in East Godavari district are on the search of finances to meet the input costs. Of the 2.74 lakh hectares of cultivable land, paddy is expected …

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Deer rescued from 70-ft-deep well

Deer rescued from 70-ft-deep well

Fire department saves it in 3-hour operation A special task force of the Fire Department from Chittoor, on Thursday rescued a spotted deer from a 70-foot deep agriculture well abutting the forest at Gudipala mandal headquarters, 10 km from here, on the Chittoor-Tamil Nadu border, after a three-hour operation. Farmers …

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Andhra Pradesh nod for unemployment allowance

Andhra Pradesh nod for unemployment allowance

0 lakh graduates/diploma holders will be eligible, says Lokesh The Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday decided to pay ₹1,000 a month as unemployment allowance to eligible youth. Approximately, 10 lakh graduates/diploma holders will benefit, IT Minister Nara Lokesh said. A final decision would be taken after eliciting suggestions from the …

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Huge quantity of chilli gutted in cold storage in Guntur

Huge quantity of chilli gutted in cold storage in Guntur

Farmers would be compensated as stock is insured A huge quantity of chilli was reduced to ashes in the VGK cold storage located opposite Asia’s largest yard early Thursday. It is estimated that 70,000 bags were in the twin chambers. Workers could retrieve 30,000 bags in one chamber but not …

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Jagan promises several sops to fishermen

Jagan promises several sops to fishermen

Higher holiday cash compensation of ₹10,000 and diesel subsidy among them YSR Congress party president Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Wednesday said he would increase the fishing holiday cash compensation from ₹4,000 to ₹10,000 and the ex gratia for fishermen lost at sea from ₹5 lakh to ₹10 lakh. Addressing …

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CG teams of India, Bangladesh hold talks

CG teams of India, Bangladesh hold talks

It’s first meet with a foreign CG delegation Bangladesh Coast Guard delegation called on Additional Director General KR Nautiyal, Coast Guard Commander (Eastern Seaboard) and Dy Inspector General Navdeep Raj, Commander Coast Guard District Headquarters No. 6, (Andhra Pradesh). This was the first interaction of a foreign Coast Guard delegation …

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BJP bashing will not be tolerated: Kanna

BJP bashing will not be tolerated: Kanna

85% promises fulfilled, he says Asserting that the BJP has fulfilled 85% of the promises made at the time of bifurcation, its State president Kanna Lakshminarayana says the TDP, under the leadership of Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu, is trying to damage the reputation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Addressing …

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Cops raid Bengaluru godown, seize red sanders logs

Cops raid Bengaluru godown, seize red sanders logs

Four persons arrested, 86 logs weighing 2,215 kg recovered The Tirupati Urban police on Tuesday arrested four persons and recovered a huge cache of red sanders logs from their possession. Personnel of the Yerpedu police station lay in wait near Amanduru B.C. Colony abutting the Yerpedu-Venkatagiri road during a vehicle …

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Mafia having a free run in State: Pawan

Mafia having a free run in State: Pawan

Atchan has failed to tackle pressing issues in Srikakulam, including CKD’ Jana Sena Party president Pawan Kalyan on Tuesday alleged that the Telugu Desam government had failed to control the land and sand mafia in the State, including in Srikakualm district. He said that Minister for Transport K. Atchannaidu, despite …

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