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TDP MP decides to resign

TDP MP decides to resign

 In a surprise move, TDP MP J. C. Diwakar Reddy on Thursday announced his decision to resign from parliament. The Lok Sabha member from Anantapur said he took the decision as he failed to serve the people who voted for him. Reddy, who had been banned by several airlines in …

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Indians should speak in their mother tongue more, less in English: Naidu

Indians should speak in their mother tongue more, less in English: Naidu

Favouring promotion of Indian culture and heritage and not looking towards the West, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday urged people speaking the same language to communicate in their mother tongue instead of in English. “Why should a Tamilian speak to other Tamilian in English.. Both know Tamil. They …

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Andhra couple ends life hours after marriage

Andhra couple ends life hours after marriage

Hours after their marriage, a young couple committed suicide by jumping in front of a train in Andhra Pradesh’s Prakasam district, police said on Wednesday. The lovers, both engineering students, left their homes on Tuesday to marry in Vijayawada but their bodies were found on the railway tracks near Vetapalem …

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‘Tez’ to take India closer to digital transformation: Pichai

'Tez' to take India closer to digital transformation: Pichai

A day after Google launched its new digital payment app “Tez” in India, the company’s Indian-born CEO Sundar Pichai on Tuesday tweeted it will help India move closer to digital transformation. “We hope that the launch of @TezByGoogle will help take India one step closer to your vision of @_DigitalIndia,” …

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Sindhu wins Korea Open title

Sindhu wins Korea Open title

Indian star shuttler P.V. Sindhu overcame reigning world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan 22-20, 11-21, 21-18 in the women’s singles final of the Korea Open Superseries here on Sunday. The Rio Olympic silver medallist Sindhu won in an hour and 24 minutes at the SK Handball Stadium. It was the …

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‘No boost in learning outcomes of disadvantaged in Andhra, Telangana’

'No boost in learning outcomes of disadvantaged in Andhra, Telangana'

Around 91 per cent of 15-year-old children were enrolled in secondary schools in 2016 in comparison with 78 per cent in 2009, but there has been no improvement in the learning outcomes, according to a survey conducted in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The survey has been described as “pro-poor” by …

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Balmer Lawrie hopes to commission Vizag logistic hub soon

Balmer Lawrie hopes to commission Vizag logistic hub soon

The state-run diversified firm Balmer Lawrie & Co Ltd is expecting to commission its multi-modal logistic hub at Vizag in the January-March quarter of the current fiscal, an official said on Thursday. “We are setting up multi modal logistics hub (MMLH) project at Vizag in partnership with Visakhapatnam Port Trust …

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Rajamouli’s inputs to be taken for designing buildings in Amaravati

Rajamouli's inputs to be taken for designing buildings in Amaravati

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has asked a British architectural firm to take inputs from well-known Telugu filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli in finalising designs for some key government buildings in upcoming state capital Amaravati. Naidu suggested that Rajamouli, famous for his blockbusters ‘Baahubali’ and ‘Baahubali 2: The Conclusion’ be …

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Naidu condoles death of advocate P.P. Rao

Naidu condoles death of advocate P.P. Rao

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday condoled the death of senior advocate P.P. Rao and said he was considered one of the foremost constitutional law experts in the country. Rao, 84, died here on Wednesday following a heart attack. Both Naidu and Rao hail from Nellore district in Andhra …

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Andhra to be role model in revival of rivers, says CM

Andhra to be role model in revival of rivers, says CM

 Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday said Andhra Pradesh would be developed as a model state in protection and revival of rivers. He said interlinking of rivers is only a temporary solution to water problem but the permanent solution lies in their revival. He was speaking at ‘Rally for …

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