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03 Jul 2018


Amarnath Yatra death-toll rises to 6 as 3 pilgrims die

Three pilgrims, including two from Andhra Pradesh, died today en route to the holy cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas due to various causes, taking the death toll in this year's yatra to six.

03 Jul 2018

Akkineni Nagarjuna

US: Indian engineer dies after falling off rocks at waterfall

A 32-year-old Indian software engineer has died after jumping from the rocks of the popular Elk River Falls in the US state of North Carolina, authorities said, marking the second drowning in the river in six weeks.

01 Jul 2018


'Honor killing': Andhra man kills daughter over her relationship

A man from Thotaravulapadu village of Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district allegedly killed his daughter with an axe on Saturday since he disapproved of her affair.

29 Jun 2018

Domestic Violence

Andhra Pradesh: Gamble-addict man tries selling family for Rs. 6.5L

An Andhra Pradesh man, addicted to alcohol and gambling, sold his wife and children to settle his debts, but the family was thankfully rescued.

29 Jun 2018


Gujarat's Dahod tops NITI's Delta rankings on 'aspirational districts'

Gujarat's Dahod district topped the first Delta ranking released today by NITI Aayog that captures incremental improvements of aspirational districts on health, education and other development parameters.

AP-MLA sleeps in crematorium to dispel workers' fear of 'ghosts'

It is rare indeed when our lawmakers make it to the news for sincerely praiseworthy initiatives.

20 Jun 2018


Andhra Pradesh: Lover-turned-stalker stabs woman, day before her wedding

In the early hours of Wednesday, a 21-year-old woman was stabbed to death by her stalker in Polavaram Mandal of West Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh, a day before her wedding.

20 Jun 2018


Tamil Nadu girl Anukreethy Vas crowned Femina Miss India 2018

Anukreethy Vas, a 19-year-old college student from Tamil Nadu, has been crowned "fbb Colors Femina Miss India 2018" in an extravagant ceremony held in Mumbai, hosted by filmmaker Karan Johar and Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana.

19 Jun 2018


Eminent mimicry artiste Nerella Venu Madhav dies at 85

Renowned mimicry and ventriloquism artiste Nerella Venu Madhav, 85, died today at his residence in Telangana's Warangal.

17 Jun 2018

West Bengal

CMs denied permission to meet Kejriwal; AAP leaders reacted angrily

The AAP leadership reacted angrily to the denial of permission to four Chief Ministers to meet their Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal at the Lieutenant-Governor's office last night, alleging Prime Minister Narendra Modi's hand in it.

02 Jun 2018


Maharashtra Government unveils 'sandbox' to aid start-ups in fintech space

In its efforts to develop India's financial capital into a fintech hub, the Maharashtra Government has announced a "sandbox" to aid start-ups in the fintech space.

31 May 2018


Explained: 'Special Category Status' demand of Bihar and Andhra

In March, Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu quit NDA after a standoff with the Center over the demand of giving Special Category Status (SCS) to his state.

29 May 2018


Bengaluru: IIT-Delhi grad held for stealing high-end cameras worth lakhs

A 27-year-old man has been arrested in Bengaluru for conning several people by taking their high-end cameras and zoom-lenses on 'rent' and selling those online.

28 May 2018


Fun-ride-turns-horrific: In Andhra Pradesh, trolley of giant-wheel crashes, kills one

A 10-year-old girl was killed after a giant wheel crashed in Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur district on Sunday night.

27 May 2018

Lok Sabha

Chandrababu Naidu is confident BJP won't win 2019 general elections

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday said the Bharatiya Janata Party will not come to power again in 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

23 May 2018


Government to set up 4,072 towers in Naxal-hit states

Around 4,072 mobile towers will be set up by the government in 10 Naxal-affected states to improve the telecom network in such places.

22 May 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Google's "Internet Saathi" program expands to 4 new states

Google's "Internet Saathi" program is set to expand to four new states: Karnataka, Goa, Uttarakhand, and Telangana.

22 May 2018


8 popular engineering colleges in South India

South India is home to some of the best engineering institutes in the country, making it one of the most preferred destinations for engineering aspirants.

21 May 2018

Indian Railways

Four coaches of Andhra Pradesh AC Superfast Express catch fire

Four coaches of 22416 Visakhapatnam- Nizamuddin train (Andhra Pradesh) caught fire near Birlanagar station in Gwalior at around 11:50 AM on Monday.

16 May 2018

Uttar Pradesh

IMD: More thunderstorms in North, Northwest India till Friday

More thunderstorms and squalls will plague North and Northwest India from Wednesday till Friday, warned the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) following a dust storm and thundershowers in Delhi and NCR on Wednesday morning.

15 May 2018

Naveen Patnaik

Odisha CM to inaugurate Gurupriya bridge to benefit 30,000 people

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will inaugurate the 910-meter-long bridge on the river Gurupriya next month.

15 May 2018


Mumbai-Pune journey through the hyperloop? Might be possible soon!

If British billionaire Richard Branson had his way, Indians would soon be making a Mumbai-Pune journey in sci-fi mode: through a high-speed hyperloop.

14 May 2018


Lightning and thunderstorms claim 71 lives in 5 states

As many as 71 people lost their lives in five states, including 42 in Uttar Pradesh, due to lightning and thunderstorms since yesterday, the Home Ministry said today.

14 May 2018

West Bengal

Voting begins for Panchayat polls in West Bengal

The voting for the much-awaited single-phase Panchayat polls has begun today across West Bengal amid tight security. "The polling started at 7 am in the morning," an official said.

13 May 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Massive Delhi dust storm disrupts metro services, flights grounded

A massive dust storm hit the national capital and its adjoining areas this afternoon, with speedy winds disrupting electricity supply and metro services.

13 May 2018


Real-life 'Pehredaar Piya Ki'? 23-year-old Andhra woman marries 13-year-old boy

The regressive story of a 10-year-old boy getting married to an 18-year-old girl in Sony show 'Pehredaar Piya Ki' was heavily criticized.

13 May 2018

West Bengal

West Bengal: Stage set for Panchayat polls tomorrow amid tight-security

After a protracted legal battle, the much-awaited Panchayat polls are all set to be held tomorrow in West Bengal amid tight security.

12 May 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Thunderstorm, squall likely in north India hill states tomorrow: IMD

Uttarakhand, Jammu and Kashmir, and Himachal Pradesh are likely to witness thunderstorm accompanied with squall, while parts of Rajasthan might see dust storm over the next two days, the IMD said today.

11 May 2018

Amit Shah

AP special-status: TDP workers block Amit Shah's road, break windshield

TDP workers demanding special status to Andhra Pradesh (AP) today broke out in violence, attacking BJP chief Amit Shah's convoy near Tirumala in Chittoor and clashing with their BJP counterparts.

11 May 2018


Sick or drama? TDP leaders fall ill after cycle rallies

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu is reportedly upset with TDP leaders falling sick after conducting cycle rallies across the state.

09 May 2018


Andhra-woman gets husband brutally killed after 10 days of marriage

A 22-year-old woman and her lover were arrested yesterday for plotting her husband's murder and getting the plan executed by three men in Andhra Pradesh's Vizianagaram.

09 May 2018


Telugu producer Gopal Reddy's son found dead mysteriously in Nellore

Bhargav Reddy, son of late Telugu film producer S Gopal Reddy, was found dead in Andhra Pradesh's Nellore district in the wee hours of Tuesday.

08 May 2018


700km-long Hyperloop transportation system proposed to connect Anantapur-Amaravati-Vijayawada

US-based Hyperloop Transportation Technologies has proposed to set up a Hyperloop transportation system in Andhra Pradesh, which is an emerging form of an ultra-high-speed ground transportation system.

05 May 2018

Star Wars

In Andhra Pradesh, man died while watching 'Avengers: Infinity War'

The climax of 'Avengers: Infinity War' jolted Marvel fans across the globe, but the cinematic experience turned fatal for a mason worker in Proddatur town in Andhra Pradesh's Kadapa district.

03 May 2018


Andhra Pradesh shocker: 50-year-old rickshaw puller rapes 9-year-old girl

A nine-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 50-year-old man in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh.

01 May 2018


Coolpad Note 6 with dual-selfie cameras launched for Rs. 8,999

Coolpad has launched its Note 6 smartphone at Rs. 8,999 for the 32GB storage variant and Rs. 9,999 for the 64GB storage variant.

01 May 2018


JEE Main 2018: Six students scored top marks this time

The JEE Main 2018 saw a unique moment: as many as six students had secured 350/360, the maximum marks.

30 Apr 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Young, first-generation leaders appointed in Congress reshuffle

Criticized for decades for the nepotistic politics, Congress finally seems to be taking a step in the right direction.

Andhra Pradesh: Details of 89L MNREGA-beneficiaries compromised in Aadhaar Leak

In a major embarrassment to the state government, the Andhra Pradesh Benefit Disbursement Portal made details of 89,38,138 MNREGA beneficiaries public.

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