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

23.12.20 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH AP third best performing state in PMAY-U Andhra Pradesh has secured the third position in the ‘best performing state’ category in the annual awards announced by the Union ministry of housing and urban affairs for its implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban (PMAY-U) Mission. AP has also been selected for ‘project monitoring tools’ … Read more

22.12.20 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH APPCB to monitor drinking water quality across AP   Close on the heels of residents of Eluru town contracting a mysterious disease, Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (APPCB) has decided to monitor water quality of the sources being supplied by Urban Local Bodies (ULBs). Although research agencies found that drinking water supplied by Eluru Municipal Corporation (EMC) … Read more

20-21.12.20 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH AP to introduce 4-yr honours prog from next academic yr   The Andhra Pradesh government has decided to drop all existing undergraduate degree courses and introduce a 4-year honours degree programme in all universities from the 2021-22 academic year.   All universities in the state have been asked to shift to the new academic programme in line with the new … Read more

19.12.20 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh CM lays foundation stone for Apache footwear’s 2nd manufacturing unit at Pulivendula   Andhra Pradesh CM YS Jaganmohan Reddy laid the foundation stone for Apache footwear India limited’s second manufacturing unit in the state of Andhra Pradesh at his home constituency Pulivendula.   Chief minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy who recalled that Apache had set up its first manufacturing … Read more

18.12.20 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Cognizable crimes in AP witness 15% dip   The state saw a 15% decrease in cognizable crime this year compared to 2019, as per the latest data released by AP police on Wednesday. DGP D Gautam Sawang, who addressed the year-ending press briefing, said amongst cognizable offences, there has been a marked reduction in property … Read more

17.12.20 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Eco-tourism push to attract nature lovers to Andhra Pradesh   The Andhra Pradesh tourism department will be putting special focus on developing nature and eco-tourism. In Visakhpatnam district as well as across the state, trekking and cycling trails will be created alongside other capacity-building activities. The initiative will also include setting up of nature camps … Read more

16.12.20 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Capital plans forcing airlines to boost regional connectivity   In a bid to promote to regional connectivity, different airlines introduced a host of flights operating from the four airports within the two Telugu states, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Now, aviation experts claim that in the post-lockdown scenario, there is a sudden spurt in traffic on these … Read more

15.12.20 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Eluru Mystery Illness In Andhra Pradesh   The city of Eluru in Andhra Pradesh suffers from mysterious diseases. The cause is currently unknown, but it is being investigated.   The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi found traces of lead and nickel in blood samples. During the preliminary investigation, … Read more

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