• Housing for all by 2022? Not quite; just one-third of targeted houses constructed so far 23 Jan 2020 06:45 With the Budget round the corner, expectations run high on more sops for the real estate sector, in particular the affordable housing segment. But rather than continuing to address the demand-side issues (by offering interest subvention for low-ticket home …
  • Jio and Airtel launch free Wi-Fi calling: What is it, how it works, how do you get it, everything explained 23 Jan 2020 05:55 NET Bureau If you are a Jio or Airtel users, irrespective of whether you are using prepaid or postpaid connections, you can now avail the option of Wi-Fi calling. This you must have heard in the last few weeks. Airtel started rolling out Wi-Fi calling …
  • Major scam? Some of Andhra Pradesh’s poorest own Amaravati lands worth Rs 220 crore 23 Jan 2020 05:31
  • Chairman MA Shariff leaves Andhra Pradesh government fuming 23 Jan 2020 05:22 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  In a controversial decision, Chairman of the Legislative Council MA Shariff used his discretionary powers to refer the crucial Decentralisation of Governance and Inclusive Development of All Regions Bill and the Repeal …
  • Andhra Pradesh's poorest ‘bought’ land in Amaravati worth Rs 220 crore 23 Jan 2020 04:25
  • Andhra Cricket body to host women’s tournament from January 24 23 Jan 2020 03:46 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Andhra Cricket Association (ACA) will be organising U-23 women’s limited overs league tournament at Dr Gokaraju Laila Gangaraju ACA Cricket Complex, Mulapadu and ACA Stadium, Mangalagiri from January 24 to February 12. …
  • 11,158 Rythu Bharosa centres in Andhra Pradesh 23 Jan 2020 03:36 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The State government will set up 11,158 Rythu Bharosa centres across the State and they will work in coordination with village secretariats, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said in the State Assembly on Wednesday, …
  • APSCHE workshop on NAAC accreditation on January 23 23 Jan 2020 03:36 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) will organise a workshop on ‘Quality assurance and role of IQAC in promoting quality and preparation for NAAC accreditation’ at Acharya Nagarjuna University ( …
  • TDP MLCs’ vehicles sans stickers stopped from entering Andhra Pradesh Assembly 23 Jan 2020 03:36 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Telugu Desam MLCs faced a bizarre situation on Wednesday when police prevented them from entering the Assembly premises for not having MLC stickers on their vehicles. The MLCs took objection to it and argued with police …
  • No let up in protests in capital region villages for Amaravati 23 Jan 2020 03:36 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The indefinite protest of capital region farmers against the State government’s decision to shift the capital to Visakhapatnam from Amaravati entered the 36th day on Wednesday. Wearing black badges, villagers staged …
  • Man dies after getting attacked by his rooster on their way to a cockfight 23 Jan 2020 03:30 Saripalli Chanavenkateshwaram Rao, 50, was hit in the neck with a blade tied to the rooster's claw on January 15. A police spokesman told CNN the father of three was taken to hospital, where he later died from a stroke. Rao, who lived in Pragadavarm …
  • L&T reiterates FY20 guidance despite muted Q3 revenue growth 23 Jan 2020 03:06 Larsen & Toubro on Wednesday maintained its guidance for 2019-20 despite a muted performance in the fiscal third quarter, when its results were hurt by a slowdown in contract execution and weak order intake. The engineering major said the business …
  • Emami promoters to raise Rs 1500 crore to cut pledge 23 Jan 2020 03:06 Kolkata: The Emami Group is in talks to raise Rs 1,500 crore through placement of non-convertible debentures and sell its 400-bed hospital in Bhubaneswar for about Rs 300 crore to help reduce promoters’ pledged shares and become debt free, two senior …
  • Andhra Pradesh high court special bench to hear Amaravati pleas 23 Jan 2020 02:40 HYDERABAD: The Andhra Pradesh high court has said it will appoint a two-member special bench to hear petitions challenging the decision of the YS Jagan Mohan Reddy government to shift the capital city away from Amaravati and to have three capitals. The …
  • Pandemonium in legislative Council: Bills for three Andhra capitals referred to select panel 23 Jan 2020 00:25 Andhra CM Jagan Mohan The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council Wednesday referred the AP Decentralisation and Equal Development of All Regions Bill, 2020, and the AP Capital Region Development Authority (CRDA) Act (Repeal) Bill, to a select committee to …
  • Anticipating cases, Andhra govt hires Mukul Rohatgi for Rs 5 crore 23 Jan 2020 00:25 Mukul Rohatgi Anticipating a slew of PILs and other cases against its three-capital plan, the YSRCP government in Andhra Pradesh has hired services of senior legal counsel and former Attorney General of India Mukul Rohatgi for Rs 5 crore. The state …
  • Adani aims to be world’s largest solar co by 2025 22 Jan 2020 23:41 Ahmedabad: In a major push towards promoting green energy, billionaire Gautam Adani, chairman of Adani Group, on Wednesday announced plans to become the world’s largest solar power company by 2025 and the largest renewable power company by 2030. The $15- …
  • Man killed by chicken armed with blades at illegal cockfight in India 22 Jan 2020 22:48 The death of a spectator at an illegal cockfight in India has drawn attention to a practice that, despite being banned for decades by the Supreme Court, continues on a grand scale in some states. Police say a 55-year-old man attending a fight in Andhra …
  • PM Narendra Modi reviews 9 delayed projects worth Rs 24,000 crore 22 Jan 2020 21:15 Prime Minister Narendra Modi (pictured) on Wednesday reviewed the progress made in nine delayed projects spread across as many states at the first meeting of ‘Pragati’ this year. These projects, worth over Rs 24,000 crore, are spread over Odisha, Telangana …
  • The battle over CAA to intensify 22 Jan 2020 21:11 The political standoff between Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government and those in opposition of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) is set to intensify further in the coming weeks. As Narendra Modi, his ministerial colleagues and Bharatiya Janata Party …
  • 3-capital theory 22 Jan 2020 19:36 By: Editorial | Published: January 23, 2020 12:02:06 am While the Mughals and the Raj had contented themselves with two seasonal capitals, to protect top officials from extreme weather, geographically splitting the arms of government has not been attempted …
  • Venkatesh looks impressive! 22 Jan 2020 19:21 Venkatesh is shooting for the remake of Asuran near Ananthapur in Andhra Pradesh. The title and the look of Venkatesh from the film have now been released. The film is to be called Narappa and Venkatesh looks very impressive in it. There were a few doubts …
  • L&T net rises 15.4% amid slowing orders 22 Jan 2020 19:00 Engineering and construction major Larsen and Toubro (L&T) reported a 15.4% increase in its third quarter net profit to ₹2,560 crore, even as revenue and order-flow growth slowed down. The profit was reported on a 5.4% growth in revenue during the …
  • Nitin Gadkari to review 500 stuck, delayed projects worth Rs 3 trillion 22 Jan 2020 18:36 Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari will review 500 road projects worth Rs 3 trillion, with a view to fast-track highway projects. “The progress of about 500 projects will be taken up during the meeting. These projects involve a cost of …