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Andhra CM Pitches for FDI at World Economic Forum

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister made a presentation on the opportunities for hi-tech entrepreneurs and investors in Andhra Pradesh and India at the World Economic Forum on Wednesday. In his elaborate presentation, he touched on ongoing projects like Polavaram, bandwidth updates and other issues. “I need your expertise and investments to make progress,” he told the audience. The question of electricity ...

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Akhilesh Yadav Stages Soft Coup, Takes Over as Samajwadi Party Chief, Expels Amar Singh

In a swift change of events, Samajwadi Party is split in two with Akhilesh Yadav declared as party president at the national convention in Lucknow on Sunday, despite protests as “unconstitutional” by supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav and his camp. Soon after the development, SP leader Ramgopal Yadav said party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav will continue to be the “Marg Darshak” ...

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Xiaomi to Announce Factory Plan in AP at Launch of First ‘Made in India’ Phone in Visakhapatnam Today

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi’s first “Made in India” phone will be launched today by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu in Visakhapatnam, where Xiaomi is expected to announce its intention to set up a manufacturing base near the city. In a teaser on twitter, Xiaomi said, “Unmistakably Indian, don’t you think? Big news coming up tomorrow.  RT and take ...

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Despite Chandrababu Naidu’s Prodding, AP Gets Rs.385 crore, Telangana Rs.150 crore from Centre

With Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu visitng New Delhi recently to press for the release of funds post-bifurcation and Hudhud devastation in the state, the Centre has finally released Rs.385 crore, which it said is in line with the recommendations of the 13th Finance Commission. A statement in New Delhi said Rs.298.82 crore has been released to Andhra ...

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Forget Smart cities, India Needs Habitable Cities First!

By Sanjiv Kataria Ever since Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced his government’s plans to create 100 smart cities, there is a rise in the clamour by chief ministers to get the tag. From Ajmer to Allahabad and from Salem to Srinagar, the list of contenders grows, even as India gives shape to a plan and an agreement on what constitutes ...

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Chandrababu Naidu condoles D. Ramanaidu’s death

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu Wednesday expressed grief at the death of movie mogul D. Ramanaidu, and recalled his “immeasurable” contribution to cinema. “Deeply saddened over the passing of Movie Mogul D. Ramanaidu. A legendary producer whose outstanding contribution to cinema is immeasurable,” Chandrababu Naidu posted on his official Twitter handle. A Dadasaheb Phalke Award winner and Padma ...

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Dream Fulfilled in 2014, Telengana Born as 29th State

The bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, which led to the birth of India’s 29th state – Telengana, will turn to be a major event in Indian history when we close the chapter of 2014. While the state had undergone through a tug of war during last years, the division of the state has brought in happiness for the people of Telengana ...

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New AP Capital: Singapore to plan, Japan to build Andhra capital

Companies from Japan are ready to join hands in building the new capital of Andhra Pradesh, the designing of which will be done by Singapore, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu said on Monday after his five-day visit to Japan and recollecting his last month visit to Singapore. Claiming his visit to Japan was a success, Naidu told reporters in Hyderabad ...

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Cyclone Hudhud: Heavy rains kill 18 in UP; Modi Announces 1,000 Crore Aid to AP

After causing a trail of destruction in Andhra Pradesh and Odisha, the severe cyclonic storm with heavy rains kill 18 in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday. The death of 18 people has been confirmed by a state government spokesman on Wednesday. According to Indian Meteorological Department officials, the heavy rains since Tuesday had broken all records and the day witnessed the ...

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Severe Cyclone: 8 Die in Andhra, Odisha; Hudhud Moves to Chhattisgarh

The severe cyclonic storm Hudhud hit Andhra Pradesh leaving six people dead and causing widespread destruction in the states with heavy rains and wind. While restoration works are underway, Andhra Pradesh chief minister Chandrababu Naidu’s cabinet is expected to be in Visakhapatnam on Monday. According to the latest bulletin of Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), the severe storm is moving inland ...

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Vijayawada Region to be new Andhra Pradesh Capital, Rayalaseema Up in Arms; Seeds of Another Division Sown Again?

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday announced the region between Vijayawada and Guntur (Mangalagiri) to be the new capital of the Andhra Pradesh in the state Assembly defending his move as popular sentiment, with opposition YSR Congress members shouting and staging strong protests for not including Rayalaseema people’s wishes to set it up in their region. YSR Congress ...

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AP CM Naidu on Whirlwind Visit of NDA Ministers in New Delhi (Photos)

AP Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu was on a whirlwind tour today in New Delhi meeting nearly ten ministers at the Centre in one day. To begin with, he met UNION HRD Minister Smriti Irani and then Union Minister for Railways D.V. Sadananda Gowda, Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Sushri Uma Bharati. Here is a photo ...

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