Andhra Pradesh: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Amaravathi named as new capital of Andhra Pradesh

Published: April 2, 2015

Andhra Pradesh government has approved Amaravathi as name of the new capital city of the state coming up in the Vijayawada-Guntur region. The name Amaravathi was chosen in view of the historical and spiritual significance as it was ancient seat of Satavahana ruler’s kingdom. Decision in this regard was taken by Andhra Pradesh Cabinet meeting ..

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Andhra Pradesh, University of Singapore ink MoU to promote ease of doing business

Published: March 31, 2015

Andhra Pradesh government, National University of Singapore (NUS) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) have signed MoU to work on Ease of Doing Business in the state. It was signed for cooperation in relation to ‘Masterplan on Ease of Doing Business in Andhra Pradesh (MEDBAP): Vision 2020’. The tripartite MoU will be effective from April ..

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Two-year-old toddler Cherukuli Dolly Shivani creates archery record

Published: March 26, 2015

Two-year-old girl Cherukuli D0lly Shivani from Vijaywada, Andhra Pradesh has created new record in Archery and has entered her name into the India Book of Records. She became the youngest Indian to score 200 points over five and seven-metre distances. At a show, she shot 36 arrows each from five metres and seven metres to ..

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Veteran film producer and movie mogul Daggubati Ramanaidu passes away

Published: February 18, 2015

Veteran multilingual film producer Daggubati Ramanaidu has passed away in Hyderabad, Telangana. He was 78 and was suffering from prostate cancer. D Ramanaidu was popularly known as movie mogul and was the only Indian filmmaker to produce movies in so many languages including in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Oriya, Punjabi and English. About Daggubati ..

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Telugu novelist Kesava Reddy passes away

Published: February 13, 2015

Renowned Telugu novelist Kesava Reddy has passed away in Nizamabad district of Telangana. He was 68. He was well known for his writings that had addressed many important social problems in India like poverty, prejudices and superstitions. About Kesava Reddy Kesava Reddy was born 10 March 1946 in Thalapula Palli village of Chittoor District in ..

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