Andhrapradesh

Jagan promises ₹10,000 per month to ‘Velugu’ animators

YSRCP chief suspends padayatra for a day due to rain Leader of Opposition Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Sunday assured the ‘Velugu’ animators, Sanghamitras and the VOAs that their honorarium would be increased to ₹10,000 per month, if the YSRCP was voted to power in 2019 elections. Representatives of the …

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Polavaram info will be submitted to Centre in next one week: Uma

Polavaram info will be submitted to Centre in next one week: Uma

‘Officials to sort out all issues to ensure smooth progress of construction work’ The State government will submit all the information pertaining to the Polavaram project, including relevant documents, to the Central government over the next one week starting July 16 (Monday), Water Resources Minister Devineni Umamaheswara Rao has said. …

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‘AIIMS will start outpatient services from January next’

‘AIIMS will start outpatient services from January next’

Admissions will begin next month, says Union Health Minister All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Mangalagiri, will roll out its outpatient services by January 2019 three months before the schedule, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare J.P. Nadda said here on Friday. The Minister told a review meeting, …

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Panchayat fines man ₹4,000 for felling 24-year-old tree

Panchayat fines man ₹4,000 for felling 24-year-old tree

Accused deliberately cut entire tree to sell wood to brick industries At a time when countless number of trees are being felled for various projects across the State, the Posinivaripalem panchayat of Guduru mandal in Krishna district imposed a fine of ₹4,000 on a person, who cut a 24-year-old tree …

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Legal aid for rape victims to claim compensation

Legal aid for rape victims to claim compensation

Each victim will get up to ₹3 lakh, says judge Krishna district judge Y. Lakshmana Rao on Thursday appealed to the victims of rape and acid attacks to avail themselves of the government’s financial assistance. Speaking to reporters here, Mr. Lakshmana Rao said that many victims were unable to claim …

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Six dead in Tadipatri steel factory gas leak

Six dead in Tadipatri steel factory gas leak

‘Personal safety measures missing’ Six workers died and four fell seriously ill after inhaling carbon monoxide at the Gerdau Steel Industries on the Tadipatri-Kadapa highway, 3 km from Tadipatri town, on Thursday. The Anantapur district police said the accident occurred at the ‘drip point’ of the steel rolling unit, where …

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Now, State aims for a ‘distinct Number 1’

Now, State aims for a ‘distinct Number 1’

To compete and be on par with 15 nations adjudged best After hitting the bullseye for the second consecutive time in the Ease Of Doing Business (EODB) rankings, the State government has set for itself an ambitious target of achieving a “distinct number one” position in the years to come. …

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‘Govt. spends ₹55 a person at Anna canteens’

‘Govt. spends ₹55 a person at Anna canteens’

The Andhra Pradesh government was spending ₹55 a person for three meals a day at Anna canteens here, said a caterer. Subsidised meals for the canteens in the city and Manglagiri were provided by the service, Akshya Patra, which had its kitchen in Mangalagiri. Apart from providing rice at subsidised …

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The good and the bad in Bengal’s primary education

The good and the bad in Bengal’s primary education

Report, to be released by Nobel laureate Amartya Sen today, reveals a mixed bag of achievements and failures In one of rural Bengal’s schools, a girl, whose identity has not been disclosed, had learning problems. Her teacher reported that she had no idea about counting and used to gaze at …

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Singapore positive on partnering with State, promises financial aid

Singapore positive on partnering with State, promises financial aid

Huge pool of skilled manpower our greatest asset: Naidu The Andhra Pradesh government has set a target of developing and promoting business leadership in the State, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu said. The State has abundant human resources and cooperation from Singaporewould help it achieve its objectives and vision, he said. Mr. Naidu, interacting …

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