13.01.21 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Senior Telugu journalist Turlapati Kutumba Rao passes away at 87   Veteran journalist and Padma Shri awardee Turlapati Kutumba Rao passed away. Kutumba Rao, who became a journalist at 14, served as Secretary to the first Chief Minister of Andhra state, Tanguturi Prakasam Pantulu, in the 1950s.   He was also an author … Read more

12.01.21 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH IT companies in Andhra Pradesh plan return to office   A majority of Information Technology (IT) and IT-enabled services (ITeS) companies have started to transition to working from office after months-long hiatus owing to the pandemic. Until December, nearly 70 per cent of IT employees in 250 companies across the state were working … Read more

10-11.01.21 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra CM launches second edition of Amma Vodi   Chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday launched the second edition of Amma Vodi scheme, which extends financial assistance to mothers who send their wards to schools. The CM announced that laptops worth Rs 25,000 would be provided to those who opt out of Amma … Read more

09.01.21 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH AP internet penetration lower than national average   Internet penetration in Andhra Pradesh stands at 31%, which is below the country average of 36%, reveals a study conducted by Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI). The lower penetration rate, according to experts, is a result of the slow progress made by the state … Read more

08.01.21 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Govt. signs 2 loan agreements of USD 646 million with NDB for upgrading State Highway and District Road Network in Andhra Pradesh   Government signed two loan agreements of USD 646 million with New Development Bank for upgrading State Highway Network and District Road Network in Andhra Pradesh.   The first project is … Read more

07.01.21 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Asian Waterbird Census Conducted in AP   The census of Asian waterbirds is being conducted in the Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary and nearby wetlands in Andhra Pradesh.   Every January, thousands of volunteers from Asia and Oceania visited the wetlands in their countries and counted waterbirds. The citizen science program is the Asian Waterbird … Read more

06.01.21 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Cambridge University to help transform Andhra Pradesh municipal schools   The state government has stamped its nod for taking up Transformation of Municipal Schools (TOMS) project under the guidance of the prestigious Cambridge University during the current academic year. Cambridge will provide training in communication skills to all teachers in municipal schools. It will also … Read more

05.01.21 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Telugu film industry roots for 100% occupancy in theatres   With Tamil Nadu permitting 100% occupancy in theatres, relaxing Covid norms, the Telugu film industry too has asked Telangana and Andhra Pradesh governments to remove the 50% occupancy norm. After the Unlock 5.0, the Centre had relaxed lockdown norms and said up to 50% occupancy could be allowed … Read more

25.12.20 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Railways’ first fly-ash train from Andhra Pradesh to Karnataka flagged off in Vizag   Visakhapatnam based Waltair division of East Coast Railway (ECoR) transported the first fly-ash rake from the Simhadri Super Thermal Power Plant, National Power Corporation of India Limited (NTPC) in Visakhapatnam.   The fly ash generated at the NTPC stations, as byproduct, is dumped to … Read more

24.12.20 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH IT giants powered from remote villages of Andhra Pradesh   When the Covid-19 pandemic struck and IT companies decided on work from home (WFH), many thought the techies would continue to live in big cities like Bengaluru and Hyderabad. They would simply set up their workstation at home. Instead, many of them decided to return … Read more

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