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

28-29.01.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   Vuda plans 900-acre township in suburbs   The Visakhapatnam Urban Development Authority (Vuda) is mulling to develop a satellite township on nearly 900 acres of land near Lankalepalem on the outskirts of Vizag city.   The district revenue officials recently concluded a survey of the land, which will be alienated to Vuda to facilitate the development … Read more

25.01.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   Krishna stands 3rd in basic vaccination   Seventy-four per cent of children in the age group of 12-23 months in Krishna district have received vaccination against major childhood illnesses. Most children are at least partially vaccinated, according to the latest National Family Health Survey – 4 (NFHS) conducted in 2015-16.   The first NFHS after bifurcation says … Read more

23.01.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   Sister-state agreement with Zurich canton   The State government has entered into a sister-state agreement with the Canton of Zurich. The Letter of Intent (LOI) was signed by Finance Minister Yanamala Ramakrishnudu and Zurich Councillor and Head of the Department for Economic Affairs Carmen Walker Späh in the presence of Chief Minister … Read more

20.01.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   Andhraites contribute 50% tax revenue to Telangana: Niti Aayog   Making a startling revelation, Niti Aayog vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar said people of Andhra Pradeshcontribute 50 per cent tax revenue to Telangana. AP chief minister Chandrababu Naidu was often quoted as saying that Andhra people had played a big part in the development of Hyderabad and Telangana. The Niti … Read more

18.01.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH                  P. to launch ₹100-crore innovation fund in February   The State government is gearing up to set up a ₹100-crore innovation fund to encourage start-up companies. It is likely to be launched by mid- February.   The government is finalising the guidelines, according to Panchayat Raj and IT Minister Nara Lokesh.   … 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