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AP Class 12 results 2021: Criteria released for marks evaluation; scores to be out by 31 July
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AP Class 12 results 2021: Criteria released for marks evaluation; scores to be out by 31 July

As per the latest update, marks will be awarded to students based on their performance in Class 10 and Class 11

COVID-19: Andhra Pradesh inoculates record 13.59 lakh people in 24 hours on Sunday
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COVID-19: Andhra Pradesh inoculates record 13.59 lakh people in 24 hours on Sunday

Of the total, 12,67,425 people got the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 85,715 received the second dose

Over 560 ill in AP's Eluru due to 'mysterious disease'; AIIMS finds traces of lead in blood samples
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Over 560 ill in AP's Eluru due to 'mysterious disease'; AIIMS finds traces of lead in blood samples

The AIIMS experts who conducted a preliminary examination of blood samples found that lead and nickel particulate matter could be the root cause of the mysterious disease, which has claimed one life and left over 561 people sick

Number of people with 'mystery illness' in AP's Eluru rises to 347; Centre rushes three-member team
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Number of people with 'mystery illness' in AP's Eluru rises to 347; Centre rushes three-member team

A total of 347 people have been affected and have complained of symptoms like dizziness, fainting spells, headache and vomiting. Of those affected, close to 200 patients have been discharged

SC judge UU Lalit recuses himself from hearing of pleas against Jagan Mohan Reddy over letter to CJI
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SC judge UU Lalit recuses himself from hearing of pleas against Jagan Mohan Reddy over letter to CJI

In an unprecedented move, the Andhra Pradesh chief minister on 6 Oct wrote to CJI alleging that Andhra Pradesh HC was being used to "destabilise democratically elected govt"

Nearly 20% people in Andhra Pradesh had COVID-19, finds statewide sero survey
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Nearly 20% people in Andhra Pradesh had COVID-19, finds statewide sero survey

Conducted in two phases with a sample size of 5,000 in each of the 13 districts, the survey found that 22.5% of the people in urban areas and 18.2% in rural areas had COVID-19 antibodies

Schools in Andhra Pradesh to reopen on Teachers' Day; special kits with face masks to be given to students
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Schools in Andhra Pradesh to reopen on Teachers' Day; special kits with face masks to be given to students

Along with face masks, the schools in Andhra Pradesh will also provide schoolbags, text and notebooks.

AP SSC exams 2020: Andhra Pradesh cancels Class 10 exams due to COVID-19 pandemic, all students to be promoted
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AP SSC exams 2020: Andhra Pradesh cancels Class 10 exams due to COVID-19 pandemic, all students to be promoted

He further added that AP SSC 2020 exams which were originally scheduled to be conducted in March/April, had been postponed twice due to lockdown enforced by the state and the Centre to restrict the spread of novel Coronavirus.

AP SSC 2020 time table: Class 10 exams to begin from 10 July as per revised routine
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AP SSC 2020 time table: Class 10 exams to begin from 10 July as per revised routine

Most AP SSC 2020 examinations will be conducted from 9:30 am to 12:45 pm as per the latest revised scheduled.

Andhra Pradesh govt to amend AP Education Act 1982, proposes English as medium of instruction for Classes 1 to 6 in all state schools
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Andhra Pradesh govt to amend AP Education Act 1982, proposes English as medium of instruction for Classes 1 to 6 in all state schools

Andhra Pradesh government is bringing in a Bill to give a legal shield to the proposal for conversion of all schools in the state to the English medium of instruction

Andhra Pradesh govt to introduce English medium syllabus in state schools from Class 1 to 8 next year; 70,000 teachers to be trained
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Andhra Pradesh govt to introduce English medium syllabus in state schools from Class 1 to 8 next year; 70,000 teachers to be trained

Andhra Pradesh government will introduce English medium from Class 1 to Class 8 from the next academic year and the necessary training will be imparted to teachers.

Chandrababu Naidu increases pension for aged to Rs 2,000; decision to benefit 5 million in Andhra Pradesh
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Chandrababu Naidu increases pension for aged to Rs 2,000; decision to benefit 5 million in Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday announced the enhancement of old age pensions from Rs 1,000 to Rs 2,000, starting January. The decision is expected to benefit around 5.4 million pensioners in the state.

India Gas Solutions signs MoU with Andhra Pradesh to create marketing infra for natural gas
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India Gas Solutions signs MoU with Andhra Pradesh to create marketing infra for natural gas

The joint venture is now actively marketing natural gas produced from eastern offshore KG-D6 block on behalf of both RIL and BP

Narendra Modi to flag off Hyderabad Metro Rail project tomorrow: A timeline of the project
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Narendra Modi to flag off Hyderabad Metro Rail project tomorrow: A timeline of the project

The project has overcome many hurdles such as default by the first concessionaire Maytas Infra-led consortium and subsequent developments,

Amaravati 360: AP govt's social impact assessment is a sham
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Amaravati 360: AP govt's social impact assessment is a sham

The third part of the series tells you the story of five unruly villages which have resisted the AP government's land pooling scheme.

Microsoft to set up Centre of Excellence in Visakhapatnam
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Microsoft to set up Centre of Excellence in Visakhapatnam

The Andhra Pradesh government today said Microsoft India will be setting up a Centre of Excellence in Visakhapatnam as part of its digital inclusion drive in the state.

ONGC, AP govt sign Rs 40,000 cr MoU for LNG regasification terminal in Kakinada
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ONGC, AP govt sign Rs 40,000 cr MoU for LNG regasification terminal in Kakinada

Andhra Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu indicated he wants to make the state largest shipping hub of India

Microsoft to work with Andhra Pradesh government on 'White Spaces' internet project
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Microsoft to work with Andhra Pradesh government on 'White Spaces' internet project

Global technology giant Microsoft will be working with the Andhra Pradesh government on a pilot project called the 'White Spaces' in Srikakulam, a technology that uses unused television spectrum to deliver low cost Internet connectivity.

Here's why Ramdev, India's biggest buyer of red sander, had to shell out Rs 207 cr for endangered wood
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Here's why Ramdev, India's biggest buyer of red sander, had to shell out Rs 207 cr for endangered wood

Ramdev's Patanjali Yogpeeth bought 706 tonnes of red sanders for Rs 207 crore. Yogpeeth uses red sanders to make Ayurvedic medicines and sometimes uses the wood essence in incense sticks.

Centre committed to extending all possible help to Andhra govt: Modi
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Centre committed to extending all possible help to Andhra govt: Modi

He said Naidu's administrative experience and commitment to development will be a great asset in taking Andhra Pradesh to newer heights.