30.09.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

  ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh ranks 2nd in sexual harassment at work Andhra Pradesh ranks second in India after Himachal Pradesh when it comes to sexual harassment instances at workplace, according to Crime in India 2020 report released by National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB). The Crime in India 2019 document had ranked Andhra Pradesh eighth in the country for workplace … Read more

29.09.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH AP’s north America spl rep gets 1-yr extension The state government has extended the term of Rathnakar Pandugayala as special representative of AP for North America, by another year. Rathnakar has been mobilising, financial, technical and human resources from North America for economic, social, cultural and tourism development of Andhra Pradesh since 2019 with the rank of … Read more

28.09.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

  ANDHRA PRADESH Granite units in Andhra Pradesh hit as China stops imports In a setback to the struggling granite industry in Andhra Pradesh, China has stopped the precious stone imports from India. Rising Covid-19 cases and stock pile-up in the last one year reported to have prompted China to impose temporary ban on granite imports. The decision has badly hit the … Read more

26-27.09.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Control rooms set up in north-coastal Andhra Pradesh Energy secretary Srikant Nagulapalli is monitoring the state’s preparedness for facing the cyclonic storm Gulab that has hit the north-coastal districts of Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram and Srikakulam, and has given instructions to the APEPDCL to make arrangements in their respective districts. The energy secretary held a review with CMD of … Read more

25.09.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh tops in seizure of fake notes in South India Though seizure of fake Indian currency notes (FICN) in the state in 2020 saw a 125 per cent decrease compared to that of 2019, Andhra Pradesh stood first in southern India and third in the country, according to the NCRB-2020 data. A total of … Read more

24.09.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

  ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh’s recidivism rate 2nd highest in south India Recidivism (the tendency of a criminal to reoffend) in Andhra Pradesh accounts for 6.1% of cases among persons arrested under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), placing the state second in southern India after Telangana in 2020, as per data from … Read more

23.09.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

  ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh: 2020 saw 15% rise in number of untraced children The number of untraced missing children substantially increased by 15% in Andhra Pradesh in 2020 compared to 2019, according to the latest Crime in India report released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB). By the end of 2020, 636 children, including 549 from previous … Read more

22.09.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

  ANDHRA PRADESH Takeover of Gangavaram port by Adani gets Andhra Pradesh nod The state government has cleared the disinvestment proposal of Gangavaram Port Ltd (GPL) and approved the recommendations of the empowered group of secretaries (EGoS), allowing Adani ports and special economic zone (APSEZ) to acquire it. The government issued a gazette notification on … Read more

19-20.09.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

  ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh: Now, a govt portal for movie ticket sale The state government will soon launch a web portal for sale of movie tickets. Information and public relations, cinematography minister Perni Venkatramaiah (Nani), held discussions with producers, distributors and to resolve grievances of the Telugu film industry. the minister said the decision to sell movie … Read more

18.09.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra University to commercialise patented innovations : Andhra University is looking for ways to commercialise its 23 patented/patent-pending technologies, ranging from healthcare and marine engineering to digital technologies and ICT, to develop them into commercially relevant products and applications. According to the university officials, these technologies have been developed within the recent years by the … Read more

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