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Ramesh launches cash transfer scheme in Andhra district


Union minister Jairam Ramesh today launched the Aadhar-enabled Direct Benefits Transfer Scheme (DBTS) for MGNREGP and Social Security Pensions at Gollaprolu village in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh.
East Godavari (EG) is one of the four districts in Andhra Pradesh where the scheme is being launched as part of the nationwide roll-out of DBTS in the first phase.

Kin urge US to find abducted baby girl

Worried family members of slain Satyavathi Venna, who was found dead in her son’s house in the United States, on Wednesday demanded that authorities there make more efforts to trace the elderly woman’

Five-year-old kid dies after falling in open drain

A five-year-old boy died after falling in an uncovered drain here on Tuesday, police said.

The drain, which was in an incomplete condition, had been flooded due to recent rain.

Pratap alias Pandu

Speaker miffed on frequent by-polls in Andhra

Andhra Pradesh Assembly Speaker Nadendla Manohar has expressed serious displeasure over the frequent by-elections forced by resignation of sitting legislators.

"The state has witnessed 65 by-election

Sai Baba devotees offer prayers on first death anniversary


The first death anniversary of godman Sathya Sai Baba was observed in this pilgrim town of Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur district Tuesday with hundreds of devotees offering prayers at his 'Samadhi' at Pr

Another youth commits suicide for Telangana cause

Barely a week after an MBA student from Warangal in Andhra Pradesh ended his life over separate Telangana state, a 23-year-old youth from the district has allegedly committed suicide over ‘inaction’ o

Andhra accident: Two kids die, 13 missing as school bus plunges into river

Two students died and 13 others were missing after a school bus fell into a river canal near here in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday, police said.

The bus was carrying 45 LKG and

Ambedkar statue desecrated in AP

Unidentified persons desecrated a statue of Indian Constitution's architect B R Ambedkar at Dowleswaram here, police said.

The desecration, which took place at a road junction, sparked tension in Do

Andhra man involved in five fraudulent marriages found dead

A man, who cheated five girls into marriage and decamped with huge dowry each time, was on Friday found dead here, police said.

The body of N. Narendra, 30, was found in an abandoned car in the prem

TRS calls for bandh on Friday against Naidu's proposed yatra

Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) has given a 'bandh' call tomorrow in protest against TDP President N. Chandrababu Naidu's ‘Rythu Poru Bata’ (farmers struggle) in the district.

The Joint Action Commit

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