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IRCTC offers ‘Sighra Darshan’ tour to Tirumala

Package includes a visit to Padmavathi temple at Tiruchanur, says official The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is offering ‘Seeghra Darshan’ packages to Tirumala and a holiday package in Visakhapatnam and Araku. The charge per person is Rs. 1,077 (triple sharing), Rs. 1,413 (twin sharing) and Rs. 2,421 (single). Those opting for the […]

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TS polls: Lagadapati predicts many independents to win

Former MP to reveal his survey results for the next few days Former MP Lagadapati Rajagopal on Friday predicted many independent candidates to emerge victorious in the Telangana Assembly elections. Talking to media here after offering prayers at the Lord Venkateswara temple, Mr. Rajagopal initially said he would disclose his survey results on December 7, […]

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Green drive yielding result, says Sidda

‘Forest cover increased by 2,141 sq. km’ Efforts of the State government to ensure 50% green cover in the State by 2029 are yielding the desired results. The forest cover in the State increased by 2,141 square km between 2015 and 2017 due to sustained efforts and programmes like ‘vanam manam’. The mada forest cover […]

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‘Parties have to choose between UPA and NDA’

Will abide by Rahul’s decision on poll alliances: Raghuveera The Congress party is ready to fight the 2019 elections on its own, but if AICC president Rahul Gandhi decides to have an alliance with one or more parties, the cadre will abide by it, APCC president N. Raghuveera Reddy has said. Participating in the sixth […]

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2 held, gutkha worth Rs. 8 lakh seized

The Robertsonpeta police on Friday seized a van transporting gutkha worth Rs. 8 lakh during the regular vehicle inspection here. Robertsonpeta Sub-Inspector Mohammed Habib told reporters that the gutkha was packed in the vegetable trays. The police seized the van in which the gutka was transporting and arrestedMohammed Wasim and Abdul Azeez. Source: Read Full […]

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‘Act swiftly on sexual harassment at workplace’

Orientation programme for HoDs held Women Development and Child Welfare (WD&CW) Secretary H. Arun Kumar has asked the heads of various government departments to act on complaints received by the Internal Complaints Committees (ICCs) and provide safe environment for women at workplaces. He was speaking at a two-day orientation programme organised by WD&CW Department. The […]

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Social welfare academy students crack English test

Online course by IIT professor improves their language skills Making use of the advancements in technology that has brought knowledge to the doorstep, students pursuing Intermediate course in the IIT Medical Academy, Edupugallu, run by the Andhra Pradesh Social Welfare Residential Educational Institutions Society (APSWREIS), have successfully completed an online course of the National Programme […]

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SC orders public hearing on Polavaram

NGO files plea for fresh clearances after changes in dam design, components The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the Centre to hold a public hearing with the people affected by the Polavaram dam project in Odisha and Chhattisgarh, saying in a democracy the citizens have “a right to know what is happening”. A Bench led […]