Aug. 23: Though the government is yet to officially announce drought, the agriculture department

Aug. 19: The Narayankhed Congress MLA, Mr P. Kista Reddy, caused a stir in the
Assembly on Wednesday by alleging that crores of rupees were swindled by officials under NREGS and housing programme in Medak district.
The minister for rural development, Mr Vatti Vasant Kumar, said the had government dismissed 140 officials from service after a social audit proved them guilty.

July 30: The monsoon has betrayed the state this year and a looming drought now stares hard at it. Though the Chief Minister, Dr Y.S. Rajasekhar Reddy, has always claimed that the rain gods are with him, this time they have turned their faces away. His prayers and pujas have gone unheeded.

K.V. Kurmanath
Chinnakanjarla (Medak dist), June 22

Activists of Greenpeace, a global non-governmental organisation that takes up environmental issues, today barged into a Bayer Crop science field trial site here, protesting against herbicide-resistant rice trials.

Patancheru (Medak, AP): Patancheru became a hub for largely unregulated chemical and drug factories in the 1980s, creating what is described locally as an

Sediment deposition as a result of soil erosion is a significant problem in the village water tanks. In order to increase the rainwater storage capacity, removal of sediments from water tanks was taken up under the State Government Water Conservation Programme in Medak District, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Hyderabad, Oct. 13: The state launched the extension of its mid-day meals scheme (covering up to Class X) in all the high schools on Monday. The minister for school education, Mr Damodara Rajanarasimha, formally launched the scheme at a school in Medak.

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The state government on Wednesday decided to continue the controversial cloud seeding operations for another five years. Tenders have been called to select the company which will conduct the operations. A top official said that there was actually no scientific reason for continuing the programme but added that there was

The AP forest department has decided to create 1,000 water holes in reserve forests to ensure that thirsty panthers don't stray into human habitations and get killed. Forest officials will be particularly focusing on forests with a high population of panthers located in the fringe areas of cities. They will also create artificial waterfalls in these areas and also in the elephant sanctuary in Kuppam.