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Soil mapping scheme sanctioned

The government on Friday sanctioned the Digital Soil Mapping and other IT Innovations scheme for expanding innovations in agriculture . As per a G.O (RT No. 869), the government had introduced the scheme at the Agritech Summit-2017 held in Visakhapatnam to encourage innovative agriculture software solutions and earmarked Rs. 30 crore during 2018-19 for it, […]

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Temple fete begins

The annual Brahmotsavam of Sri Bhusametha Venkateswara Swamy temple at Dokiparru in Krishna district began on Friday. Temple hereditary trustee Puritipati Venkata Krishna Reddy participated in the event. Various rituals starting with Dhwajarohanam would be done on Saturday (December 1) morning, according to a press release. Source: Read Full Article

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Over 400 students take part in quiz contest

Over 400 students from different educational institutions took active part in ‘Battle of the brains 2.0,’ a quiz contest conducted by the Lakshya International School on its premises here on Sunday. Teams from Akshara School, Ashram Public School and the host school got the first three prizes respectively in the seniors’ category. Director of Ports […]

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Naidu never faced polls alone: Botcha

Coming down heavily on Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu for tying up with the Congress, YSRCP leader Botcha Satyanarayana said on Sunday that the TDP national president was afraid of contesting the 2019 Assembly elections on the strength of his party. Addressing the media here, Mr. Satyanarayana said, “If Mr. Naidu feels that his party […]

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Maoists release one more letter justifying killing of TDP leaders

The CPI (Maoist) on Saturday night reportedly released one more letter justifying the killing of Araku MLA Kidari Sarveswara Rao and former MLA Siveri Soma. 14-point letter This 14-point letter in ‘question and answer’ format was reportedly written by Chalapathi, in-charge of the Central Military Commission wing in the AOBSZC. As per the letter, the […]

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Now, you can stay overnight at Lambasingi

The ordeal of tourists pertaining to basic amenities and accommodation at their favourite winter destination of Lambasingi, nestled in the picturesque Visakhapatnam Agency, will be a thing of the past with the Tourism Department is all set to inaugurate newly built cottages shortly. The single-digit temperature and the serene valleys of Lambasingi (known as Lammasingi […]

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Need to address fund crunch faced by SMEs: FIEO official

Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) Deputy Director General K. Unnikrishnan on Saturday said SMEs were facing many challenges raising working capital. Speaking at a seminar organised by Drip Capital in association with FIEO here on export factoring easy access to unsecured finance for SME exporters, he said India had the second-largest number of SMEs […]

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Ganta reviews arrangements for Bheemili Utsav

Elaborate arrangements are being made for Bheemili Utsav 2018 to be held on November 10 and11. Reviewing the preparations, HRD Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao said to make the utsav successful, a committee had been set up to look after organising games, sports, events and competitions involving public. The utsav will be conducted on the lines […]

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Plastic ban: TTD extends deadline

The TTD, which resolved to enforce a blanket ban on the use of plastic atop the hill temple of Lord Venkateswara, has extended the deadline till November 10. Earlier it was decided to shun the use of plastic from November 1. But with the local hotelierts/shop keepers asking more time, the management has decided to […]

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‘Only legal structures can be rebuilt’

Legally constructed structures at Sabarimala, destroyed in the Kerala floods, can be repaired under the aegis of the District Collector in consultation with the Kerala government and the Travancore Devaswom Board, the Supreme Court directed on Friday. “By masterplan, you identify the structures you find relevant and repair them,” the court said. Perusing the records […]