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A Telugu now head of National Defence College

A Telugu now head of National Defence College

0 on January 2, 2017, 7:49 am / in Editor's Pick, General, National

A Telugu is now the Commandant of the prestigious defence training institution National Defence College (NDC) in New Delhi. Lt Gen YVK Mohan, SM, VSM has on Sunday took over as the Commandant.   Lt Gen Mohan hails from Anantapur, and is the son of well-known doctor Y Ramasubbaiah. Established in 1960, the National Defence College (NDC) is a premier training […]

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Trump against email, wants courier

Trump against email, wants courier

0 on January 1, 2017, 6:17 pm / in General

If it weren’t for Trump’s name, one would dismiss it as a joke. But US president-elect Donald Trump has the knack of saying the most incredible things with authority and conviction. On the verge of 2017, Trump said email is unsafe and everybody better get back to courier. He said that “no computer is safe” when it comes to keeping information […]

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Mohammad Kaif unruffled over Surya Namaskar trolls

Mohammad Kaif unruffled over Surya Namaskar trolls

0 on January 1, 2017, 6:10 pm / in General

Cricketer Mohammad Kaif turned the latest target of Twitter trolls after he posted photos of himself doing the Surya Namaskar. However, he handled the controversy without rancour. “Surya  Namasakar is a complete workout for the physical system,” he tweeted, posting his pictures of the asana. Surya Namaskar is a complete workout fr the physical system,a comprehensive exercise form without any need fr […]

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Chandrababu audio message on Janmabhumi

Chandrababu audio message on Janmabhumi

0 on January 1, 2017, 11:04 am / in General

Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will launch the fourth phase of Janmabhoomi programme in Thadakanapalle village of Kallur mandal in the district on January 2. On the occasion, an Audio message of the CM was recorded and was instructed to play during Janmabhumi-Maa Vooru programs at all places. Listen to CM’s Audio on Janmabhumi: However, not many in the ruling […]

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IAS, IPS celebrate New Year in VJA

IAS, IPS celebrate New Year in VJA

0 on January 1, 2017, 9:26 am / in Editor's Pick, General, Headlines

The IAS and IPS officers who are now functioning from Vijayawada have little or no social life. Used they are to the cosmopolitan culture of Hyderabad, many of these officers and families are finding it difficult to adjust to the new reality. But the officers seem to be trying to make the best of the situation. For the first time, […]

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Entertainment Center at Canal Guest House, VJA

Entertainment Center at Canal Guest House, VJA

0 on December 31, 2016, 10:14 pm / in General, Headlines

The Andhra Pradesh Cabinet which met today took several decisions. The following are some of the important ones: Gurukul Complex at Etcherla in Srikakulam district will be taken over the by the Goverment to establish IIIT. Nearly a lakh square feet of real estate will be built in a total area of 340 acres. Rs 6.6 crore is being allocated […]

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New Health for All Scheme in AP

New Health for All Scheme in AP

0 on December 31, 2016, 9:03 pm / in General, Headlines

Andhra Pradesh Government is coming up with a new health insurance scheme that would provide universal coverage to all citizens of the state.  The Cabinet which met at Velagapudi Secretariat today approved the new scheme. Arogya Raksha will be formally launched from January 1, 2017. Under the scheme, every person will get a benefit of Rs 2 lakh per annum, […]

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Are Andhra, Telangana people genetically different?

Are Andhra, Telangana people genetically different?

0 on December 31, 2016, 9:15 am / in General

Telangana and Andhra Pradesh have separated, but are the people genetically different and do they share the same DNA? That question might have an answer soon.  Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) in Hyderabad and Telangana state archaeology department have embarked upon a mega mission to unravel the genetic mystery and ancestral roots of natives of Telagnana and Andhra Pradesh. Said to […]

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Polavaram spillway works launched

Polavaram spillway works launched

0 on December 30, 2016, 8:22 pm / in General

The spillway works on the multi-purpose Polavaram hydel project today got under way in the presence of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu. After the concrete works begin, it is proposed to take up diaphragm wall works early next month. Chandrababu Naidu  is keen that the decades long pending project gets completed by 2018-19.  The Chief Minister earlier this […]

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Foundation laid for Nadikudi-Srikalahasti rail line

Foundation laid for Nadikudi-Srikalahasti rail line

0 on December 30, 2016, 1:45 pm / in General

The much-delayed Nadikudi-Srikalahasti line is at last witnessing movement. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today laid the foundation for the works on the line. While Prabhu did the honours from Delhi by remotely unveiling a plaque at Piduguralla, Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu and several Ministers were present on the occasion. Apart from catering to the needs of people of upland areas and interior […]

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