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Notwithstanding the fact that TDP has a strong foothold in Anantapur district, the battle between Kadiri MLA Attar Chand Basha and Kandikunta Venkata Prasad is irking Naidu. YSRCP's Chand Basha who won over Venkata Prasad had won with a tender margin of only 1000 votes in 2014 polls and ...
The sun is getting hotter and the temperatures are soaring to sweltering levels. Oppressive heat conditions are hitting the standing crops in the perennially drought-prone Anantapur district. To protect their crops, the farmers are implementing innovative ideas. The district has already touched 42 degrees ...

The ongoing struggle for special category status (SCS) for Andhra Pradesh reached a crescendo on Tuesday with the people's representatives in Anantapur district stopping the live telecast of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address on the occasion of Panchayati Raj Day. The telecast from Madhya ...
Floriculture is new trend that is catching up in Anantapur district, one of the backward districts in the State and which also experiences high temperatures and low rainfall. The farmers are apparently betting big on floriculture in view of growing demand for cut flowers in the country and abroad. The farmers ...
Pawan to tour Anantapur district. Film star and Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan is all set to make a key announcement on staging a major protest on the issue of special status to Andhra Pradesh. On Thursday, he met leaders from various districts and also held discussions with the Left Party leaders. Pawan ...
A prototype exhibited at the district and zonal-level expos bagged the first prize early in January, and now the concept is going to be adopted for a dam coming up near Kadiri in Anantapur district. Five civil engineering students — D.R. Diwakar, Adbul Ashfaq, M. Sai Priya, P. Neelima and Shalini — of the ...

ANANTAPUR: Two persons were electrocuted, when they came in contact with a live electric wire at Arakatavemula village in Putlur mandal on Tuesday. With two electrocution deaths, the rain-related death toll has gone up to six in the district as four persons died when lightning struck on Monday.
Amaravati: Krishna river water will reach Lepakshi in the drought-prone Anantapur district on Wednesday morning with Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu fulfilling the dream of late NT Rama Rao. Giving details of Handri-Neeva project in AP Assembly on Tuesday, Minister for Water Resources Devineni ...
Y.T. Venkata Siva Reddy (49), a village level leader of Kandukur village of Raptadu Assembly constituency of Anantapur district, represented by Women and Child Welfare Minister Paritala Sunita, was allegedly stabbed with hunting sickles while he was on his way to Kandukur village from Itukalapalli ...
According to the revenue (disaster management) department, of the 23 drought-hit mandals , 15 are from Kadapa district and eight in Anantapur district. “After examining the reports furnished by the collectors of Kadapa and Anantapur, the government hereby declares 23 additional mandals -- 15 in Kadapa ...
... Bhimavaram (West Godavari district), Nanidigama (Krishna district), Bapatla (Guntur district), Marturu, Darsi (Prakasam district), Srikalahasti, Kuppam (Chittoor district), Badvel (Kadapa district), Pattikonda, Atmakuru (Kurnool district), Guntakal (Anantapur district) are in the proposed new revenue divisions ...
Hyderabad: Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisations, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh (SSSSO TS &AP), is celebrating golden jubilee this year. Headquartered at Prasanthi Nilayam in Puttaparthi, Anantapur district, the multi-cultural spiritual service organisation on Thursday announced that the 50th year of Sri ...
... district, Chodavaram and Chintapalli in Visakhapatnam district, Bheemavaram in West Godavari, Nandigama in Krishna, Bapatla in Guntur, Martur and Darshi in Prakasam, Srikalahasti and Kuppam in Chittoor, Badvel in Kadapa, Pathikonda and Atmakur in Kurnool and Guntakal in Anantapur district.
The workshop underlined the need for the media take a more serious approach to child trafficking and observed that the nexus between the police and politicians only aggravated the situation Also present was Mrs. Ramadevi, a survivor - turned social worker/ activist from the Anantapur district of Andhra ...
... they helped arrest more than 200 traffickers in the Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh, many of whom were trafficking girls as young as 10 years old. To protect such rescued girls, the sex workers help get them admitted into residential schools being run by the state government across Andhra Pradesh.
A huge banyan tree. Interesting legends. Cool, cool breeze. And a sea of people. Well, that sums up my recent visit to Thimmamma Marrimanu in the Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh. It is nothing but a big, big banyan tree, as 'marri' means banyan and 'manu' means tree in Telugu. Estimated to be ...
Anantapur: In a tragic incident, two youngsters died due to severe health complications hours after consuming soft drinks here in Hindupur town in Anantapur district on Friday. Another youngster, who also drank the drink, is said to be in critical condition due to health complications. According to the police, ...

The lives of seventy-odd families of Nimmalakunta Village in Anantapur District, which eke out a living, performing and promoting the traditional art - Tholu Bommalata - are gradually witnessing a transformation. With the modern youth's access to different kinds of entertainment through electronic gadgets; ...
He said Tholu Bommalata had two divisions - Sutram Bommalata (string puppets) and the Koyya Bommalata (wooden puppets). “Along with Nimmalakunta in Anantapur district, places like Narasaraopet in Guntur district and Madhavapatnam, near Kakinada have families still performing the ancient art.” ...
Similar cup marks are found elsewhere in the State such as Ubbaramadugu (Chittoor District) and Mulakanur (Anantapur District), he says, adding that probably people had a strong belief in astronomy. The archaeologist found some other disturbed stone alignments just adjacent to the site. A dilapidated ...
Demanding Special Status for Andhra Pradesh, Naidu Hits Out at Centre for Not Granting Financial Package. At a public meeting in Anantapur district, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said pecial status is our right and now I am demanding special status for the state. Sakshi Khanna ...
"As part of the agitation for the HC, the Rayalaseema High Court Sadhana Samithi had given a call to stage a dharna at Yerramanchi village in Penugonda mandal of Anantapur district, where South Korean automobile major Kia Motors is setting up a massive factory," Jayaraju told TNM. The advocate was ...
Kia Motors will start frame installation at its factory in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh on Thursday. The South Korean automobile manufacturer expects to roll out its first car in March 2019. Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will participate in the frame installation programme Thursday at the plant ...
... till 0830 hours on Saturday indicated that very heavy rain occurred at isolated places in Prakasam district of Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Anantapur district of Rayalaseema and Heavy rain occurred at a few places in the district of Kadapa and isolated places in the district of Anantapur of Rayalaseema.
Their success in this endeavour can be gauged from the fact that in 2017, they helped arrest over 200 traffickers in the Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh. Many of these traffickers were trafficking young girls of about ten or 12. In order to ensure these rescued girls do not come to harm, the sex workers ...
She said Suri Babu, who hailed from Hindupur of Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur district, had moved to Hyderabad 15 years ago in search of livelihood and started a cushion making business. He, along with Sunitha and his mother-in-law Rajeshwari, was driving back from Kurnool after three days of wedding ...
A native of Manesamudram in Anantapur district, Mr. Sarma settled down in the city immediately after completing his academics. “As I joined the Industries department, I got most of the postings here. Since this is the native place of my wife, subsequently I developed love for this region,” he recalls.
"As part of the agitation for the HC, the Rayalaseema High Court Sadhana Samithi had given a call to stage a dharna at Yerramanchi village in Penugonda mandal of Anantapur district, where South Korean automobile major Kia Motors is setting up a massive factory," Jayaraju told TNM. The advocate was ...
Kia Motors will start frame installation at its factory in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh on Thursday. The South Korean automobile manufacturer expects to roll out its first car in March 2019. Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will participate in the frame installation programme Thursday at the plant ...
According to reports, the women had collected the reptiles from Kadiri in Anantapur district, and were transporting it to Bhubaneswar in Odisha, from where the tortoises would be smuggled to Bangladesh. “Export of star tortoises is banned as they are protected under the Wildlife Protection Act. Two persons ...
Hanisha Chowdhary, who hails from Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur district, was rushed to the hospital, where she was declared brought dead. Chowdhary had joined the MBA course at the college near Kompally last year. An official from Petbasheerbad police station said the woman hanged herself during a ...
The State bandh call given by the Opposition parties, demanding justice to A.P. as per the provisions of the State Reorganisation Act, evoked mixed response in Chittoor district while it was near total in Anantapur district. In Tirupati, the shutdown was total and peaceful. Even as schools and colleges ...
The reservoirs include Krishnagiri and Pathikonda reservoirs in Kurnool district and Jeedipalle reservoir in Anantapur district with total storage capacity of 2.973 tmcft of water. ... They provide irrigation to 2.27 lakh acres, drinking water to 16 lakh population covering 257 villages in Anantapur district.
Why has actor turned politician and Jana Sena Party chief Pawan Kalyan chosen Anantapur district to kick off his political tour? Of course, this is not the first time that Pawan has toured Anantapur district. He did it in the past, too, and even announced that he would contest the next assembly elections from ...
VIJAYAWADA: Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan is all set to begin his three-day tour of Anantapur district starting Saturday as part his 'Chalo re...Chalo re...Chal' campaign. The objective of the tour is to study drought conditions in the district and understand the plight of the people there, a press release ...
Kurnool: Jana Sena Party which plans to field its founder President Pawan Kalyan from Anantapur district appears to be roping leaders from Rayalaseema region to strengthen its base. An unusual strand of evidence appears from series of media interactions planned with former Dalit Congress MP from ...
She studies in a government primary school at Amadagur in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh and won't probably get her annual scholarship this year. “Three of the other four students are, like Indu, Dalits. One is a Muslim. Amadagur is one of the poorest mandals in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh ...
A 10-year-old Dalit girl J Indu and four other children, all students of class V studying in a government primary school at Amadagur in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh, won't get their annual scholarships this year. Reason: Their names are wrongly spelled on their Aadhaar cards. “Three of the other four ...
Andhra Pradesh IT Minister Nara Lokesh announced the establishment of IT Park In Anantapur district. As a first step, the minister held talks with the representatives of Yash Technology. He said the company will provide cloud technology, data analytics, system integration and testing services. He explained ...
Expect: An interface between farmers/farmer groups and consumers, influencers, international industry experts and researchers to create awareness and brainstorm on the benchmarks that define terms and lifestyles like 'organic' and 'natural'. With support from the agriculture department of the Bengal ...
It is setting up a kitchen across a 3-acre land in Srikakulam and identifying land to set up another in Rajahmundry. According to this NGO, the state government has granted 200 acre la-nd in Anantapur district to initiate its most-awa-ited project, the National Talent School, where education from kindergarten ...
In November 2011, the police registered a case against 21-year old stalker Soma Sekhar for murdering 16-year old Anitha, an Intermediate first year student from Chagalla village in Anantapur district. He stabbed her with a knife multiple times after she refused to love him. She succumbed to her injuries.
RIDS is also doing a similar work along with CWS at Masakavankapalli village in Nallamada mandal, which is one of the over exploited villages in the Anantapur district on the water resources front. Village committee chairman Ramalinga Reddy says that he never imagined that unity in the village could pay ...
HYDERABAD: Hyderabad High Court has upheld the life sentence awarded to R Somasekhar of Anantapur district, who killed a 16-year-old girl for having spurned his love proposal. The girl, Anita of ... A Sessions court in Guthi, Anantapur district, tried the case and awarded him life imprisonment in 2011.
The bus was registered in the name of JC Uma Reddy of Tadipatri in Anantapur district as a contract carriage and was operated between Bhubaneswar and Hyderabad via Vijayawada. On an earlier occasion, the bench had expressed its displeasure with the state government for non-registration of ...
Kia is just kick-starting work in India and is already in the process of setting up a manufacturing facility at Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh with an investment of $1.1 billion. Earlier this week, the South Korean car maker announced Kookhyun Shim as its new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer ...
In April 2017 Kia Motors signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the state government of Andhra Pradesh to build a new manufacturing facility in Anantapur district. The manufacturing facility is expected to begin production in the second half of 2019 and produce approximately 3,00,000 units ...
The AP mining officials explained to Centre's panel about the availability of limestone and dolomite in Kadapa district, and an iron ore in adjacent Anantapur district. The officials also recalled the written assurance given by Chief Minister N Chandra Babu Naidu for providing 2,000 acres of land for the ...
Urban SP B. Raja Kumari said Maniratnam, an alleged habitual offender, was nabbed at the bus-stand in Urvakonda village of Anantapur district with the cooperation of Guntakal and Kanigiri police. The accused belongs to Sri Lanka Colony in Guntakal and reportedly was an alcoholic, and allegedly ...
Anantapur: A 58 year old mother died of heart failure after seeing her daughter body in Anantapur district. 28 year old Laxmakka succumbed to post delivery complications in Damojupalli village. After coming to know the incident, her mother Sakamma rushed to the village. She collapsed when she saw her ...


 

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