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Now US Postage Stamp on Late Nageswara Rao

Hyderabad:  The Akkineni Foundation of America (AFA) has announced that the United States Postal Service (USPA) wil...

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AP Express to be renamed with Telangana Monument's name?

Hyderabad: The train that shuttles between Hyderabad- and New Delhi in the name of Andhra Pradesh Express (AP Express 12...

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Vijayawada and Vizag Mero projects bagged by DMRC

Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh government on Monday decided to assign the construction of two metro rail projects - one a...

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Existing tracks may not suit high speed Bullet Trains

Hyderabad: The Comprehensive Transportation Study for the city has suggested that the proposed high speed trains origina...

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Bullet Trains in Telangana proposed

Hyderabad: The Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) is contemplating high speed inter-city rail corridors...

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AP Chief Minister Chandrababu to announce A.P capital in Assembly today

Hyderabad: The cabinet of AP has met yesterday in Lake view guest house chaired by CM Chandrababu Naidu and it discussed...

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APCC justifies decision to contest Nandigama bypoll

Vijayawada: Reiterating his party’s commitment of upholding the tradition of not fielding candidates in the event ...

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Rice bucket challenge piooner gets U.N. award

Manjulatha Kalanidhi, a 38-year-old Hyderabad resident who created a buzz online by creating the ‘rice bucket chal...

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Guntur railway division gets additional income of Rs 41.38 lakh

GUNTUR: South Central Railway (SCR) Guntur division fetched an additional income of Rs 41.38 lakh during the month of Au...

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Proposed Andhra Pradesh capital area faces earthquake risk

Hyderabad: The Sivaramakrishnan Committee has recommended to the state government to enforce building standards and seis...

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Help on the way, KCR tells IDH Colony residents

Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday announced a slew of measures to improve the living standards of weaker sec...

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Telangana TDP decries medical fee hike

Hyderabad: Telangana Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Monday demanded Governor ESL Narasimhan to direct the Telangana governm...

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Sand mafia tries to kill revenue inspector in Vizianagaram

Vizianagaram: The driver of a tractor carrying illegally mined sand tried to kill Pusapatirega revenue inspector B Mural...

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Nine injured as lorry hits autorickshaw

Adilabad: Nine passengers, including two women, were injured when the autorickshaw in which they were travelling overtur...

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Cabinet nod to TTD specified authority

The Andhra Pradesh cabinet on Monday gave the nod to set up a specified authority to run the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthan...

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Chief Minister’s Relief Fund neglected Telangana, Andhra Pradesh

Hyderabad: Three months after the bifurcation of the state, the governments in Telangana state and Andhra Pradesh have f...

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New Andhra Pradesh Capital Drives Land Prices to the Sky

Agiripalli: In this belt of villages near the fertile Krishna River delta, much is as it has been for generations: The c...

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24-hour power supply from Oct. 2: Minister

Sharp exchanges were witnessed between the Telugu Desam and YSR Congress members in the Assembly on Monday on the issue ...

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Announce a road map for capital, Left parties urge State

Left parties allege that the government intensified efforts to curtail the benefits of the loan waiver scheme to section...

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Naidu ropes in Delhi ‘metro man’

State appoints Delhi Metro Rail Corporation principal advisor E. Sreedharan as its advisor for metro rail projects. Mr. ...

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New capital around Vijayawada: AP CM Chandrababu Naidu to name capital today

Hyderabad: After five hours of discussions, the AP Cabinet on Monday decided to build the new capital around Vijayawada ...

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Siddipet is not jagir (property) of TRS: Jagga Reddy

BJP candidate for Medak parliamentary constituency Turpu Jayaparakash Reddy (Jaggareddy) today said that Siddipet is not...

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Andhra boy found dead in swimming pool in US

In a tragic incident, a 23-year-old youth from Ravipadu of Prakasam district drowned in a swimming poll at a hotel near ...

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Telangana Rashtra Samithi tally increases

Hyderabad: The TRS is becoming stronger by the day as leaders from all parties are making a beeline for it.Interestingly...

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TRS MP Kavitha speaks against Guru Utsav

The change of name from Teacher's day Guru Utsav is inviting flack from many quarters and now the TRS MP Kavitha has joi...

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2 MLAs, Three MLCs join TRS

Dozens of elected representatives including three MLCs and two MLAs and hundreds of their supporters threw in their lot ...

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Always on alert: Star Hotels give their best to put shady elements at bay

Hyderabad: While the news of a National Award-winning actress arrested for soliciting at a star hotel on Sunday evening ...

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AP to execute two metro rail projects, appoints Sreedharan as adviser

The Andhra Pradesh (AP) government is set to execute two metro rail projects in three-and-a-half years in Visakhapatnam ...

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Chandrababu Naidu to announce A.P capital in Assembly tomorrow

The cabinet of AP has met today in Lake view guest house chaired by CM Chandrababu Naidu and it discussed on various iss...

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Andhra Cabinet discusses new capital options

Andhra Pradesh Cabinet, which met for five-and-a-half hours this evening, was said to have discussed at length the repor...

NATIONAL

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Hits and misses: 100 days of Narendra Modi government

New Delhi: As the Narendra Modi government completed over 100 days in power, there has been a stark difference in the fu...

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IITs, IIMs to launch free online courses

With an aim to providing education opportunities to all, the IITs, IIMs and central universities will soon offer free on...

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Modi effect? Nifty crosses 8,000, sensex nears 27,000

MUMBAI: On the eve of Narendra Modi government's 100 days in office, institutional buying took the sensex to a new peak ...

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Taslima Nasrin gets one-year visa extension

NEW DELHI: The Centre granted author Taslima Nasrin multiple entry visa (X visa) for one year which allows her to stay i...

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Policy paralysis has ended in 100 days: BJP

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders on Monday described the first 100 days of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) go...

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Women scientists enter IIT council

NEW DELHI: The IITs, predominantly a male club that never had a woman director or scientist in its council, is in for a ...

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Work to win, not just to compete, says BJP chief Amit Shah

Thiruvananthapuram: BJP national president Amit Shah urged BJP leaders in the State to work hard for bringing in success...

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Congress against Centre's move to appoint ex-CJI as Governor

New Delhi: As Centre's reported move to appoint former Chief Justice of India Justice P Sathasivam as Kerala Governor sp...

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Coal scam: Government to re-auction 218 coal blocks

New Delhi: Government Monday told the Supreme Court that it "wants re-auction all of 218 coal blocks" declared as illega...

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Raqibul Hasan's police remand extended by three days

Ranchi: A court here extended the police remand of Ranjit Kohli alias Raqibul Hasan, an accused in the 'Love Jihad' by t...

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Uma Advises Congress Leaders to Listen to PM Modi's Speech

BHOPAL: Union Minister Uma Bharti today advised Congress leaders to listen to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address to ...

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Vijay Mallya declared ‘wilful defaulter'

MUMBAI: The United Bank of India declared flamboyant and indebted tycoon Vijay Mallya a “wilful defaulter,” ...

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Akhilesh Yadav off to Netherlands as UP faces power crisis

LUCKNOW: Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav left for the Netherlands on Monday while Uttar Pradesh reels under a power crisis...

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Saradha group had business links with IRCTC: CBI

The investigation into the multi-billion rupee Saradha chit fund scam has taken a new twist with the discovery of the gr...

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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley admitted to hospital

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was admitted to a hospital in New Delhi on Monday.Sources said that he was admitted ...

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Delhi's air pollution levels remain a problem

Delhi's air pollution levels remain a serious health risk despite government efforts and an emergency response is needed...

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India, Japan vow to build special strategic ties

In what could worry China, India and Japan Monday pledged to develop "closer and strategic partnership" as Prime Ministe...

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Himachal High Court bans animal sacrifice at religious places

Cracking whip on those involved in animal sacrifice in the name of religious practices, the Himachal Pradesh High Court,...

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Congress flays govt over Guru Utsav, PM's meeting with children

New Delhi: The Centre's move to celebrate Teacher's Day as 'Guru Utsav' and planned interaction of Prime Minister Narend...

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Four Nepalese held for smuggling sandalwood

Gurgaon: Four people from Nepal were arrested here and sandalwood worth Rs. 2 crore smuggled from Karnataka was seized f...

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Two Minor Girls Attacked in Mumbai in Two Weeks

Mumbai:  Could a paedophile psychopath be on the prowl in suburban Mumbai?The question has come to the fore after t...

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MP: Illegal miners try to kill tehsildar in Sidhi district

Driver of a mini-truck laden with illegally mined stones tried to kill a tehsildar, who was chasing the truck in his off...

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Ebola: 6 'high risk' passengers from West Africa quarantined at Delhi airport

NEW DELHI: Six people deemed "high risk" Ebola suspects were on Monday admitted to a quarantine facility at Delhi airpor...

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Sonia, Congress leaders attack Modi over price rise, communal tension

Rae Bareli/New Delhi: Sonia Gandhi on Monday led the Congress attack against Narendra Modi government and flagged the is...

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Modi's plan to turn Varanasi into a 'smart city': Will Kyoto model work?

Varanasi: During his visit to Japan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi signed a deal with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe...

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Heavy rains lash Mumbai for second day

MUMBAI: With heavy rains lashing the city for second consecutive day on Monday, the MeT department has predicted that th...

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It's the way I am, says controversial filmmaker RGV

Mumbai: Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, who was embroiled in controversy for his objectionable tweets on Lord Ganesh recently...

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Japan to invest USD 34 billion in India, no nuke deal

New Delhi: India and Japan today failed to break new grounds in ongoing talks on a nuclear deal between the two countrie...

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40 children trafficked from Assam rescued in Mumbai

Mumbai: The Maharashtra CID, with the support of an NGO rescued as many as 40 children from an alleged child trafficking...

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A New Amit Shah Mission in Kerala, Where the BJP has Never Won

Thiruvananthapuram:  BJP chief Amit Shah's mission to build party muscle has taken him today to Kerala, where the B...

INTERNATIONAL

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Parents of Tumour Boy Held in Spain as Sympathy Grows

Madrid:  A Spanish judge on Monday extended the detention of a British couple arrested for taking their seriously i...

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China sets up special fund to protect Great Wall

Beijing: A special fund has been set up to protect the Great Wall of China, one of the seven wonders of the world, amid ...

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Black mother who gave birth to a white baby - beating odds of a million-to-one

When the midwife presented Catherine Howarth with her new baby, she was convinced she’d been given the wrong child...

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US asks all sides to refrain from violence to end Pak crisis

The United States on Monday called on all stakeholders in Pakistan to hold peaceful talks to end the current impasse and...

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India-Japan sign key agreements; to share 'Special Strategic Global Partnership'

Tokyo: On the third day of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ongoing five-day visit to Japan, the two nations renewed their...

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Barack Obama: 'America Deserves A Raise'

MILWAUKEE: President Barack Obama says he'll press Congress to raise the minimum wage in the same way he courted his wif...

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Australian unemployment rate worst in 40 years

Canberra: More than 15 percent of the Australians are unemployed, the highest level in nearly 40 years, a new research r...

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Angela Merkel defends arming Kurdish fighters in Iraq

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has defended her government’s controversial decision to send German weapons to Kur...

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Hong Kong protests as China rules out democracy

HONG KONG: Hong Kong police used pepper spray to disperse pro-democracy activists on Monday as the Asian financial cente...

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India, Japan to upgrade Defence cooperation

The decision came after Prime Minister Narendra Modi held summit-level talks with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe in...

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Japan is my government's highest priority: PM Modi

Underlining that a closer and stronger bilateral strategic partnership is indispensable for advancing peace in the world...

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Man with disconnected brain, alive and kicking at 88

New York: This may sound and read unbelievable but there is an elderly man whose brain has no neural fibre connection be...

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Imran Khan, Tahir-ul-Qadri booked on terrorism charges

Islamabad: After the fortnight-long crisis in Pakistan, the media on Monday reported that the Army had advised Prime Min...

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Poroshenko Slams Russia's Direct and Open Aggression

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko accused Russia on Monday of "direct and open aggression" which he said had radicall...

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Am Gujarati, Commerce is in My Blood: says PM Modi in Tokyo

Tokyo:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi's trip to Japan which began with a bear hug with his counterpart Shinzo Abe is...

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Japan to invest over Rs 2 lakh crore in India infrastructure

Here's some of the takeaway from PM Modi's trip to Japan.-- Japan to invest $35billion (in public and private investment...

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Research reveals how Ebola virus blocks immune system

Washington: Researchers have revealed how the Ebola virus blocks body's antiviral defenses in a new study, providing imp...

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Free voice calling feature on WhatsApp

New York: If media reports are to be believed, mobile messaging service WhatsApp is set to launch a free voice calling f...

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Pakistani protesters clash with police

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani soldiers and paramilitary forces entered the headquarters of the state television channel PTV in Is...

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PM deplores expansionist tendency of some countries

Tokyo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday deplored the "expansionist" tendency among some countries which "encroach"...

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Protesters storm PTV office in Islamabad

Hundreds of anti-government protesters demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation today stormed the office of P...

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Fresh clashes in Islamabad, pressure mounts on Nawaz Sharif to resign

Islamabad: Anti-government protesters armed with rocks and wooden clubs clashed with police in Islamabad Monday, hours a...

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Putin calls for talks on east Ukraine 'statehood'; rebels fire on ship

Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Sunday for immediate talks on the "statehood" of southern and eastern...

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Oxford Dictionary reaches final definition after century

London: A 17-volume dictionary of medieval Latin has finally been completed by Oxford University researchers after more ...

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Baby dies after being left forgotten in parked car

A 16-month-old baby died after being forgotten by one of its parents who left the child behind in a company car park, a ...

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PM Narendra Modi arrives in Tokyo to hold summit talks with Abe

Tokyo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday arrived here for summit talks with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe aft...

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Migrant boat carrying 100 capsizes off Libya

Tripoli: A Libyan coast guard official says a boat carrying more than 100 migrants has capsized off the coast near the c...

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Modi's Japan visit: Planning to develop heritage cities in India on the lines of Kyoto

Kyoto: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a four-day official tour of Japan, said on Sunday that not only Kyoto and...

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US welcomes proposed EU sanctions on Russia

Washington: The United States has welcomed the European Union's decision to impose fresh sanctions on Russia if it conti...

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PM Modi's Day Out in Kyoto Ahead of Formal Talks on Monday

Kyoto: Prime Minister Narendra Modi began the second day of his four-day trip to Japan with a visit to the famous Toji T...