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Vizag Gas Tragedy: What is Styrene Gas which leaked from LG Polymers Plant and how it affects the body?

May 7, 2020
Vizag Gas Tragedy: As per the latest update, Styrene Gas was leaked from the LG Polymers Plant in Visakhapatnam, which has so far claimed over 8 lives in Andhra Pradesh. Know what styrene gas is and why such a poisonous gas is used as a raw material here.

Visakhapatnam gas leak: Styrene gas leak from LG polymers plant in Visakhapatnam kills at least 7 people

May 7, 2020
Toxic styrene gas leaked from one of the unit's chambers around 3.00 a.m when people were asleep.

Andhra Pradesh Assembly passes resolution to abolish Legislative Council

Jan 28, 2020
The ruling YSR Congress has a minority in the Legislative Council. 

AP assembly passes bill proposing three state capitals

Jan 22, 2020
The bill proposes setting up of a legislative capital in Amaravati, executive capital in Visakhapatnam and judicial capital in Kurnool.

Amma Vodi scheme: Beneficiaries, eligibility, conditions and all you need to know!

Jan 10, 2020
Amma Vodi scheme: Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy has launched a Rs 6,318 cr ‘Amma Vodi’ scheme for below poverty line mothers to educate their children.

Disha Act by Andhra Pradesh Govt: Know 5 Indian laws for women safety

Dec 13, 2019
Andhra Pradesh Government has approved the creation of fast-track courts in the state to curb crimes against women and children. However, there are some other laws are present to ensure women-safety in India.

AP cabinet approves Disha Act to provide harsher punishment for crimes against women, children

Dec 12, 2019
The Disha Act provides for harsher punishments to those guilty of heinous crimes against women including the death sentence.

Major setback for Chandrababu Naidu: 4 TDP Rajya Sabha MPs join BJP

Jun 20, 2019
In a major blow to former Andhra Pradesh CM, N Chandrababu Naidu, 4 TDP MPs switched to join the BJP today.

Former CM becomes Commoner, Chandrababu Naidu frisked at Airport, denied VIP access to Plane

Jun 15, 2019
Naidu had to undergo frisking at Vijayawada Airport and was denied VIP access to the aircraft. The incident drew reaction from the TDP which claimed that Government compromised on Naidu's security.

Andhra Pradesh, Telangana Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 Highlights: Regional Parties regain Power!

May 24, 2019
Andhra Pradesh, Telangana Lok Sabha Election Result 2019: Jagan Wave Sweeps over Andhra Pradesh. TDP wins 9 out 10 Lok Sabha Seats in the state. Whereas in Telangana, TRS emerged victorius by claiming 7 out of 10 Lok Sabha seats from the state.  

India’s first Aqua Mega Food Park commissioned in Andhra Pradesh

Feb 13, 2019
The Union Minister of Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal has commissioned Godavari Mega Aqua Food Park at Tundurru Village in Bhimavaram Mandal, West Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh through video conferencing.

Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, MP awarded best-performing states in ’Ease of Living Index’ 2018

Sep 25, 2018
The state of Andhra Pradesh has topped the ‘Ease of Living Index’ rankings launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. It was followed by Odisha and Madhya Pradesh. The three states were awarded best-performing states at the National Dissemination Workshop on September 24.

World’s first thermal battery plant to be inaugurated in Andhra Pradesh

Aug 6, 2018
The world's first-ever thermal battery plant will be unveiled in Andhra Pradesh by the state’s Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu. The technology, which will help in mitigating carbon emissions, is best suited for grid balancing and stabilisations.

Andhra Pradesh tops Ease of Doing Business Rankings

Jul 11, 2018
Andhra Pradesh was followed by neighbouring Telangana (98.33 percent score) and Haryana (98.07 percent score) at the second and third position, respectively. This year, Gujarat slipped to the fifth rank in the ease of doing business from last year’s third position.

Andhra Pradesh gets separate state symbols post split

May 31, 2018
The state of Andhra Pradesh has notified its separate state symbols post-split and creation of Telangana in 2014. The move comes four years after unified Andhra Pradesh was bifurcated into two states- Andhra Pradesh and Telangana in June, 2014.

Andhra Pradesh Government launches multi-utility vehicle Naipunya Ratham

Mar 23, 2018
The first phase of the Naipunya Ratham launch will cover 13 districts and 28 smart villages in collaboration with Hewlett Packard (HP), Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India and Guide Foundation for Development.

Chandragiri becomes first ‘all women’ station in Andhra Pradesh

Mar 7, 2018
The South Central Railway has decided to convert some stations into ‘all women stations’ with an aim to empower the women work force in the Indian railways and develop their morale and self-confidence. Chandragiri became the first station in Andhra Pradesh to get the privileged status.

President inaugurates Andhra Pradesh Fiber Grid Project

Dec 28, 2017
The Andhra Pradesh Fiber Grid Project was inaugurated by the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind at Velagapudi, Amaravathy. The project, initiated by Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, aims to expand high-speed internet facility in the state.

Andhra Pradesh CM launches ‘Swachh Andhra Mission’

Oct 3, 2017
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu launched ‘Swachh Andhra Mission’ on 2 October 2017, on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti. Speaking on creating Open Defecation Free Andhra Pradesh, the Minister said that the state government is working on making the state 100 per cent ODF by March 2018.

Andhra Pradesh to be declared ODF by March 2018

Sep 21, 2017
The Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, N Chandrababu Naidu announced that the state will be declared ODF by March 2018. In Madhya Pradesh, over 2 Lakh toilet pits were dug on 17 September with the intention of turning them into at least one lakh toilets by 2 October.
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