Reeling under the scorching sun, people in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana allege official apathy.

State government has decided to prepare an eight-year perspective plan for overall development of tribals by identifying gaps in growth of tribal areas vis-à-vis plain areas, Minister for Social We

The State government is mulling promotion of rooftop solar energy generation in a big way to achieve a power generation capacity of at least 5,000 MW from this move over the next five years.

Meeting held to review preparedness for Godavari Pushkaram

Debate in Rajya Sabha on Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill, 2014. The Minister of Home Affairs Shri Raj Nath Singh informed Rajya Sabha that " Rajya Sabha had passed the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill on 20th February. The Rajya Sabha had passed the Bill without any amendments.

This report was prepared for grant of Environmental Clearance to ONGC's project titled 'Development Drilling of 40 wells in KG Basin in East Godavari, West Godavari and Krishna Districts of Andhra Pradesh' in Godavari Onland and West Godavari PML Onland blocks.

New Delhi: The Environment ministry has said that over 1.5 lakh people will be affected due to construction of the Polavaram multi-purpose project in Andhra Pradesh.

"A total of 1,77,275 persons will be affected in Andhra Pradesh as a result of construction of the project," Environment and Forest minister Jayanthi Natarajan said in reply to a question in Rajya Sabha.

Andhra Pradesh heaved a sigh of relief as ‘Lehar’, which was initially categorised as a severe cyclonic storm, petered out into a deep depression today and made landfall near Machilipatnam in the e

Residents now worried about cyclone Lehar

Recent cyclones Phailin and Helen have severely hit the earnings of coconut growers in coastal districts like Srikakulam, East and West Godavari and Krishna. The two cyclones destroyed more than 110,000 coconut trees, resulting in an estimated loss of Rs 3.30 crore, according to government officials. Besides, crowns of thousands of coconut trees were damaged by heavy winds and now it would take more than a year for them to reach normal production. On average, a tree gives 300 nuts per year.

Blood Pressure related disease affected 118 million people in India in the year 2000; this figure will double by 2025. Around one in four adults in rural India have hypertension, and of those, only a minority are accessing appropriate care. Health systems in India face substantial challenges to meet these gaps in care, and innovative solutions are needed.

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