June 13: The minister for major industries, Mr Kanna Lakshminarayana, on Sunday directed the officials to allot land for Apache footwear unit in Pottur village in Guntur rural mandal, tyres factory and textile park in Mangalagiri and food- processing industry in Rajupalem mandal.

Guntur, May 30: The Varikipudisila lift irrigation scheme work is not moving forward due to the negligence of the government.

Throws Road & Rail Traffic Out Of Gear, Causes Outages Along Coast

Hyderabad: Even after Cyclone Laila weakened ahead of landfall, about 30km from Bapatla in Guntur district, on Thursday afternoon, it left 16 people dead, flooding thousands of homes, snapping power in many areas and throwing rail and road traffic out of gear in the coastal region of the state.

Cyclonic storm Laila remained stationary near south coastal
Andhra Pradesh as heavy rains and gales continued to batter the region for the third consecutive day on Friday, killing 27 people and inundating towns and villages.
The transport system was paralysed and electricity and communication disrupted. Heavy downpour continued in the worst-hit Prakasam and Guntur district while Nellore

Vijayawada, May 19: The district administration is on high alert with the cyclone Laila likely to cross the Krishna district coast tonight or Thursday morning triggering gales up to 120 km per hour and heavy rains.

A. K. Shiva Kumar

The glitter of growth has added little sparkle to the lives of many peasants and rural workers. Deprivation, discrimination, and disadvantage dominate the everyday lives of large sections in rural Andhra Pradesh, an important new study*finds.

Guntur, May 17: The Praja Rajyam (PR) president, Mr K. Chiranjeevi, demanded that the state government send an all-party committee to Delhi to mount pressure on the Central government to accord national project status for Polarvaram Project.


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Ongole, April 7: People of Kanaparti and adjacent areas where AP Genco is going to construct a thermal power station have formed a committee to start agitations opposing the proposed power plant as it will ruin farming lands and historical monuments of the freedom struggle at Vinodarayunipalem.