30.01.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   Andhra Pradesh mulls cap on number of visits to Tirumala temple   The Andhra Pradesh government is mulling a cap on the number of visits made by individual devotees of Lord Balaji to the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD). The quota system, which could be a first for any temple in the world, is being proposed as many devotees … Read more

16.01.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   Four ‘Cyberabads’ will be set up in Andhra Pradesh, vows CM Naidu   Cyberabad is a district adjacent to Hyderabad, the capital of Telangana, that has emerged as a major IT hub in southern India, and is home to software companies like Microsoft, Oracle, Google and Facebook.   Naidu, who is credited with building Cyberabad, … Read more

05.01.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   APGVB introduces Desktop ATMs in rural India   In a trendy initiative, the Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank (APGVB) has operationalised it’s first desktop ATM at Kasibugga in Mandi Bazar of Warangal.   The mini-ATM within the branch premises will facilitate customers to withdraw small amounts.   At the same time regular … Read more

Awards of Andhra Pradesh

Awards of Andhra Pradesh Nandi Awards The Nandi Awards is the highest award ceremony for excellence in Telugu cinema, Telugu theatre, Telugu television, and Lifetime achievements in Indian cinema, presented annually by the Government of Andhra Pradesh. “Nandi” means “bull”, the award being named after the big granite bull at Lepakshi — a cultural and … Read more

Science and Technology in Ancient Period: Mathematics, Astronomy, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Physiology and Medicine (including Surgery), Ship- building, Mining and Metallurgy, Engineering and Architecture

Science and Technology in Ancient Period: Mathematics, Astronomy, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Physiology and Medicine (including Surgery), Ship- building, Mining and Metallurgy, Engineering and Architecture Like people in any other part of the world Indians too, have a rich legacy of scientific ideas. A desire to now the unknown, accompanied with experimentation and observation have … Read more

Urban spheres of influence and rural urban fringe

Urban spheres of influence and rural urban fringe Urban spheres of influence Urban spheres of influence reflect centre-to-hinterland relationship, compared with the non-central region, the centre assumes more complex economic functions, and provides more economic activities. Famous theoretical contributions to this research field are the Central Place Theory (Christaller, 1933), the extension to the Central … Read more

Quality of life, life expectancy, literacy, standard of living and migration in India

Quality of life, life expectancy, literacy, standard of living and migration in India Human development—a comprehensive approach Human development is a process of enlarging people’s choices. But human development is also the objective, so it is both a process and an outcome. Human development implies that people must influence the processes that shape their lives. … Read more

05.06.11.17 Andha Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   Andhra Pradesh to convert 29,000 fair price shops into village malls   The Andhra Pradesh government has announced plans to convert 29,000 fair price shops across the state into mini-malls, offering subsidised grains along with over500 grocery items and fast-moving consumer goods. The initiative is aimed at improving the rural population’s lifestyleby providing them with access … Read more