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Cop rescues priest in Andhra Pradesh by jumping into gushing flood waters; watch viral video here
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Cop rescues priest in Andhra Pradesh by jumping into gushing flood waters; watch viral video here

A traffic cop risked his own life to save a priest of Kodavalur Shiva temple in Nellore district, who was stuck in the flood waters

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

Middle Class Melodies, Moothon and the growing spotlight on multiculturalism in South Indian cinema
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Middle Class Melodies, Moothon and the growing spotlight on multiculturalism in South Indian cinema

In Telugu cinema, filmmakers often forget about people and stories outside the borders of big cities and urban milieus. Middle Class Melodies broke this mould.

Andhra Pradesh Tourism employee caught on camera assaulting differently-abled woman who asked him to wear mask; arrested
India

Andhra Pradesh Tourism employee caught on camera assaulting differently-abled woman who asked him to wear mask; arrested

Police said that C Bhaskar Rao, a deputy manager working at a hotel run by the tourism department in Nellore, got enraged after the woman pointed out he was not wearing a mask and asked him to wear one in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

GMR, Adani, Reliance Infra in race for 2 railway stations development in Andhra Pradesh; to be built under DBFOT model
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GMR, Adani, Reliance Infra in race for 2 railway stations development in Andhra Pradesh; to be built under DBFOT model

The pre-bid meeting comes after RLDA floated an RFP inviting bids for the selection of a suitable public or private entity for re-development of Nellore and Tirupati railway stations.

Andhra Pradesh on high alert as 33 linked to Chennai's Koyambedu market COVID-19 cluster test positive; confirmed cases rise to 2,051
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Andhra Pradesh on high alert as 33 linked to Chennai's Koyambedu market COVID-19 cluster test positive; confirmed cases rise to 2,051

Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy directed state officials to be on high alert over spike in COVID-19 cases in connection with Koyambedu market returnees

Coronavirus Outbreak: Telangana woman rides scooter 1,400 km for over three days to bring back stranded son from Andhra Pradesh
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Telangana woman rides scooter 1,400 km for over three days to bring back stranded son from Andhra Pradesh

Razia Begum (48) from Telangana set out on the arduous journey on Monday morning armed with local police permission, rode solo to Nellore and returned with her younger son on Wednesday evening, showing an endurance level even seasoned rallyists would find hard to match.

Angry over police brutality in Andhra Pradesh, mob thrashes sub-inspector, three constables inside Nellore police station
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Angry over police brutality in Andhra Pradesh, mob thrashes sub-inspector, three constables inside Nellore police station

Andhra Pradesh police said more than 150 people belonging to a local colony at Rapur village stormed the local police station on coming to know that the police were allegedly torturing four residents of their colony, including three women in connection with a monetary dispute.

Cyclone Vardah day after as it happened: Rajnath Singh holds meet to monitor relief work in TN, AP
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Cyclone Vardah day after as it happened: Rajnath Singh holds meet to monitor relief work in TN, AP

Cyclonic storm Vardah, which was earlier expected to weaken considerably, may not see its intensity going down when it makes landfall near Chennai on Monday. According to the Cyclone Warning Division of the India Meteorological Department, (IMD), Vardah

Cyclone Vardah: Normal life hit in Tamil Nadu, schools, colleges to remain shut on Tuesday
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Cyclone Vardah: Normal life hit in Tamil Nadu, schools, colleges to remain shut on Tuesday

Heavy rains accompanied by high- velocity winds pounded the city and coastal districts of north Tamil Nadu as severe cyclonic storm "Vardah" commenced its landfall through the coast, killing two persons and forcing the evacuation of thousands of people from low-lying areas.

Cyclone Vardah: Heavy rains hit Tamil Nadu coastal districts, high winds uprooot many trees
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Cyclone Vardah: Heavy rains hit Tamil Nadu coastal districts, high winds uprooot many trees

Heavy rains on Monday pounded the city and north coastal districts of Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram in Tamil Nadu, inundating low lying areas, while high velocity winds uprooted hundreds of trees.

Cyclone Vardah: Storm moves further, expected to make landfall near Chennai
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Cyclone Vardah: Storm moves further, expected to make landfall near Chennai

Chennai and its suburbs continue to receive rains since Sunday night with severe cyclonic storm set to cross close to the coast here on Monday afternoon, said weather department.

Demonetisation: Jan Akrosh Diwas evokes partial respose in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh
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Demonetisation: Jan Akrosh Diwas evokes partial respose in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh

The nation-wide shutdown called by the Left parties over demonetisation of high value currency notes evoked partial response in Telugu states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh on Monday.

Kerala: NIA begins probe into Malappuram blast
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Kerala: NIA begins probe into Malappuram blast

A team of National Investigation Agency (NIA) officials, probing a blast in Mysuru along with their Kerala counterparts, on Wednesday arrived at the Malappuram Collectorate premises where an explosion took place the previous day.

6 killed as heavy rain lashes Andhra Pradesh, thousands shifted to relief camps
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6 killed as heavy rain lashes Andhra Pradesh, thousands shifted to relief camps

Heavy rains continue to lash three districts of Andhra Pradesh, killing at least five people and damaging crops over thousands of acres.

Hunt on for SIMI activists in Andhra, security tightened at Sriharikota Range
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Hunt on for SIMI activists in Andhra, security tightened at Sriharikota Range

An alert was sounded in Sriharikota, Tada and other areas in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday as police launched a hunt for five suspected activists of the banned Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI).

Sachin Tendulkar gets grand reception as he adopts village in Nellore
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Sachin Tendulkar gets grand reception as he adopts village in Nellore

Tendulkar arrived in Krishnapatnam port on Saturday from where he travelled to Puttamraju Kandrika village to attend various functions today.

Over 80% voters exercise franchise in Andhra rural local polls
Politics

Over 80% voters exercise franchise in Andhra rural local polls

Over 80% of voters exercised their franchise in the first phase of polling held for rural local body polls in Andhra Pradesh today.

TN Express blaze: 14 victims identified, death toll at 28
India

TN Express blaze: 14 victims identified, death toll at 28

According to the release, 31 passengers were injured in the mystery fire that broke out in S-11 bogie of the ill-fated train.