Andhra Pradesh, formerly known as Andhra State, is a state in the south-eastern coastal region of India. It is the seventh largest state by area covering an area of 162,975 km2 (62,925 sq mi) and tenth-most populous state, with 49,386,799 inhabitants. It has the second-longest coastline after Gujarat of about 974 km (605 mi). It is bordered by Odisha to the north, Chhattisgarh to the north-east, Tamil Nadu to the south, Karnataka and Telangana to the west and north-west, and the Bay of Bengal to the east. It is the first state to be formed with linguistic basis in India, established in 1953. The state is known for its mining industry, as the site of the Koh-i-noor and because of its large natural diamond supplies, in its Kollur Mine. It is also known as the "Rice Bowl of India" for being a major producer of rice in India. Its official language is Telugu; as one of the country's classical languages, it is the third most spoken language in India and 11th most spoken language in the world.
A scuffle broke out between two factions of YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) in Andhra Pradesh's Kadapa district. It took place during groundbreaking ceremony for construction of village secretariat on May..
The dead body of a leopard was found at Kambadur village in Ananthapuramu district of Andhra Pradesh. Local people informed the forest department officials, who in turn recovered the body of leopard...
Chittoor Police during vehicle checking on May 15 caught five persons who were trying to smuggle liquor from Andhra Pradesh to Tamil Nadu. Police found five persons travelling in an SUV carrying 7 full..
In wake of coronavirus pandemic, large number of migrant workers staged protest in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam on May 06 demanding salary for the April month. They also demanded to go back to their..
Social distancing norms were flouted today after eager patrons rushed to liquor stores across the country. To avoid such a situation, police in AP's Guntur took an innovative step. Consumers were asked..
For the first time in almost 2 weeks, Andhra Pradesh reported a significant dip in daily tally of new coronavirus cases on Friday with 33 more patients in the last 24 hours. It is far lower than 54 new.. IndiaTimes - Published
Stuck up in Hyderabad for more than 50 days due to lockdown, Chandrababu Naidu reached Andhra Pradesh on Monday ( May 25 ). Also, Naidu is completing 25 years as party president since he took over. DNA - Published
Alleged violation of lockdown rules by former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu while returning from Hyderabad after more than two months, sparked a row with the leaders of ruling YSR.. IndiaTimes - Published
Present in the meeting were NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant, Parameswaran Iyer, Secretary, Drinking Water and Sanitation, and UP Singh, Secretary, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation... IndiaTimes - Published
The countrywide positivity rate of coronavirus cases per 100 tests has increased to 5% if tests in the last two weeks (between May 7 and May 21) are taken into account. The figure was 4% for tests.. IndiaTimes - Published
The Andhra Pradesh govt is in the process of sending home 33,000 stranded migrant labourers by 22 shramik special trains this week and taking steps to bring back those travelling on foot to the nearest.. IndiaTimes - Published
A clogged cooling system was the likely cause of a temperature surge in a storage tank which led to a gas leak at a chemical plant in India, killing 12 people, three state government investigators told.. Reuters India - Published
NEW DELHI (AP) — India is set to reopen some of its colossal rail network on Tuesday and run limited trains as the country looks at easing its nearly seven-week lockdown while coronavirus infections.. WorldNews - Published
Villagers placed the bodies of three victims of a deadly gas leak from an LG Polymers plant in Andhra Pradesh at the gates of the site on Saturday, and demanded the factory be shut down immediately and.. Reuters India - Published
When gas began leaking from a nearby chemical factory and drifting towards his house in southern India, there were no warnings and no alarms, welder Elamanchili Venkatesh said. Reuters India - Published
CHENNAI — Indian police have filed a culpable homicide complaint against an LG Chem subsidiary over a toxic gas leak at its chemical plant in the south of the country that killed 11 people and forced.. WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters India
In a pre-dawn disaster, at least 11 people, including two minors, were killed and hundreds of others fell sick when styrene vapours leaked from a chemical plant in Andhra Pradesh’s Visakhapatnam on.. IndiaTimes - Published
Toxic gas began leaking again from a LG Chem plant in southern India's Andhra Pradesh early on Friday, an official said, triggering a wider evacuation after at least 11 people were killed following a.. Reuters - Published
At least nine people were killed in Andhra Pradesh by a gas leak at a South Korean-owned factory making polystyrene products, with emergency services rushing over 300 people to hospitals and evacuating.. Reuters India - Published
In a tragic news, at least six people including a child lost their lives while over a thousand others were hospitalised after a chemical gas leaked at a pharmaceutical company in Andhra Pradesh's.. WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters India •Reuters
A chemical gas leak at an LG Polymers plant in southern India on Thursday killed at least 9 people, and emergency services rushed more than 300 to hospital and evacuated hundreds more from nearby.. Reuters - Published Also reported by •Reuters India
At least three people, including a child, died after a chemical gas leakage at an LG Polymers facility in a village located near Visakhapatnam in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, ANI.. Reuters - Published
The state's Covid-19 tally now crossed the 1300 mark and touched 1,332, the latest government bulletin said. While 29 more coronavirus patients got cured and discharged from hospitals in the state, the.. IndiaTimes - Published
The nationwide tally of coronavirus positive patients neared 25,000 on Saturday with fresh cases getting detected in Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh among other places, but.. IndiaTimes - Published
The bulletin said 5,757 samples were tested during the period, of which 5,701 turned negative. Kurnool and Guntur districts continued to maintain a worrisome trend as they added 19 new cases each,.. IndiaTimes - Published