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Who is playing spoilsport to Arnab’s ‘Republic’

Who is playing spoilsport to Arnab’s ‘Republic’

0 on January 2, 2017, 9:22 am / in Headlines, Media, TV

The nation has been waiting with bated breath to know everything about celebrity television anchor Arnab Goswami’s new television venture Republic channel. But interestingly, the man who is known for his garrulousness, has been quite reticent about his most ambitious venture. But finally, he has something to say to www.scoopwhoop.com. The most interesting thing he said was about a big media […]

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Petrol, Diesel prices up, again

Petrol, Diesel prices up, again

0 on January 1, 2017, 10:56 pm / in Headlines

Oil prices are once again up. Indian Oil Corp (IOC) on Sunday hiked prices of petrol by Rs 1.29 a litre, and of diesel by 97 paise, both at Delhi and effective from midnight, with corresponding increases in other states. “The current level of international product prices of petrol and diesel and the INR-USD exchange rate warrant increase in selling price […]

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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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Narendra Modi’s sops to the poor after demonetisation

Narendra Modi’s sops to the poor after demonetisation

0 on December 31, 2016, 8:36 pm / in Headlines, National

Prime Minister has announced a slew of measures to extend the benefits of demonetisation to the poor and the middle class. Interest relief on housing loans to the poor and the middle class, Rs 20,000 crore in NABARD fund to give loans to farmers, raise of credit guarantee for small entreprenuers and reduction of tax on digital transactions are some […]

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Mulayam relents, Akhilesh back in SP

Mulayam relents, Akhilesh back in SP

0 on December 31, 2016, 4:46 pm / in Headlines, National

The internal war in Samajwadi Party seems to be blowing over. UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav who was expelled from the party on Friday, was taken back by the party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav. The decision was announced after the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister met Mulayam Singh this afternoon at the party chief’s residence. The meeting was organised by senior […]

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CBN always surrounded by tight security.

Maoists planning attack on Chandrababu?

0 on December 31, 2016, 4:38 pm / in Headlines, Politics

Maoists have been conducting recce (reconnaissance) on the movements of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, intelligence sources revealed. The recent Maoist attempt at monitoring CM’s activity was at AP Bhavan during his visit to Delhi. Delhi cops could get info about this recce and alerted the Andhra Pradesh police. There have been several such instances of recce against the […]

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Can banks recover Ganta’s defaults?

Can banks recover Ganta’s defaults?

0 on December 31, 2016, 9:54 am / in Headlines, Politics

The Indian Bank which issued seizure notices against HRD Minister Ganta Srinivas Rao’s properties may not be able to recover all the loan and interest amount owed to it. Ganta’s Pratyusha company, according to the bank notice, failed to pay back Rs 196 crore. While the bank seized as many as 26 properties belonging to Ganta, reports say that these […]

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CM Akhilesh expelled from Samajwadi Party

CM Akhilesh expelled from Samajwadi Party

0 on December 30, 2016, 8:40 pm / in Headlines, National

Samajwadi Party Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Friday expelled Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and party leader Ram Gopal Yadav from party for six years.  The surprise move came in the backdrop of wracking internal dissensions within the party. The Uttar Pradesh assembly elections are due in less than six months. Mulayam also said that Akhilesh would not be the […]

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