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12 killed as tourist boat capsizes in Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh

Visakhapatnam: At least 12 persons were killed and many others were missing as a boat with over 60 tourists capsized in Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh’s East Godavari district on Sunday, officials said. Locals rescued 24 people while search was on for others. The accident occurred in popular tourist spot Papikonda. Rescue workers pulled out 10 […]

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Seven killed as tourist boat capsizes in Godavari in Andhra Pradesh

Visakhapatnam: At least seven persons were killed and many others were missing as a boat with about 60 tourists capsized in Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh’s East Godavari district on Sunday, officials said. Locals rescued 24 people while a search was on for others. The accident occurred in Papikonda area. Rescue workers pulled out seven bodies. […]

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At 74, Andhra woman is the oldest ever to give birth

Guntur (Andhra Pradesh): A 74-year-old woman has became the oldest-ever to give birth after she delivered twins at a hospital in Andhra Pradesh’s Guntur town on Thursday, doctors have said. Mangayamma, who conceived through In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) process, delivered twin babies at Ahalya Nursing Home here. A team comprising four doctors performed the caesarean operation. […]

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BJP MP owns 623 acres in Amaravati, says Andhra govt

Amaravati: A day after former Union minister and Bharatiya Janata Party MP Y.S. Chowdary denied owning land in Andhra Pradesh state capital Amaravati, the state government on Wednesday revealed that he is in possession of over 623 acres of land. The YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) government released a statement giving details of Chowdary’s land holdings. […]

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Andhra Pradesh: Minor girl gang-raped by six youths for a week, accused nabbed

Amaravati: In a shocking incident, a minor girl was gang-raped by six youth, including three minors, for a week in Andhra Pradesh’s Ongole town, police said on Sunday. The incident came to light after the 16-year-old victim managed to escape from the clutches of the accused. Prakasam’s Superintendent of Police Siddharth Kaushal told a news conference […]

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Sushma denies reports of her appointment as Andhra Governor

New Delhi: Former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday denied reports that she has been appointed Governor of Andhra Pradesh. “The news about my appointment as Governor of Andhra Pradesh is not true,” she tweeted. The news about my appointment as Governor of Andhra Pradesh is not true. — Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) June 10, 2019 […]

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Andhra CM Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy to have five deputy CMs

Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday said he will have five deputy chief ministers. He announced this while addressing newly-elected legislators of the YSR Congress Party on Friday, a day before cabinet expansion. Jagan Reddy, who took oath as the Chief Minister on May 30, will have deputy chief ministers from […]