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Srikanth enters semifinals Hong Kong Open

Ace Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth entered the semifinals of the men’s singles event at the Hong Kong Open on 15 Nov. It was Srikanth’s second career win over the Chinese shuttler. The Indian still trails Long 2-6 in head-to-head win-loss record. Srikanth, the lone Indian in contention in the tournament, will next meet the winner of ..

Andhra Pradesh government launchs welfare scheme “YSR Vahana Mitra”

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has launched the YSR Vahana Mitra welfare scheme under which the owner-driver of an auto-rickshaw (or taxicab) gets Rs 10,000 grant per annum. The amount is meant to meet maintenance expenses, and for obtaining insurance and fitness certificates among other documents.

Telugu comedian and actor Venu Madhav passes away

Venu Madhav (51), the well-known Telugu comedian and actor, has passed away in Secunderabad on  25th September 2019. He started as a mimicry artiste and forayed into movies. His filmography had over 170 movies in Telugu. Other than Telugu films, he even acted a few Tamil films. The 2016 film “Dr Paramanandaiah’s Students Gang”  remains ..

Andhra Pradesh government to ban private practice of govt. doctors

The Andhra Pradesh government has decided to ban private practice by doctors working in government hospitals and increase their salaries as compensation in accordance with the recommendations made by the experts committee on reforms in the health sector headed by former Union Health Secretary K. Sujatha Rao. This is the second time that government doctors ..

52nd National Engineer’s Day (NED)

The National Engineer’s Day (NED) is celebrated every year on 15th of September in India to mark the birth anniversary of acclaimed civil engineer Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya. He was known as the father of Modern Mysore for his outstanding contribution to society.  He was awarded the Bharat Ratna in 1955 for his contributions to the ..

Engineer’s Day 2019

The Engineering Community in the country observes 15th September every year as Engineers Day to recognise the contribution of engineers’ in the development of the nation. Why September 15? September 15 is observed as Engineers Day as a tribute to the greatest Indian Engineer Bharat Ratna Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya. Engineers day is observed on September 15 ..

Celebrating the spirit of education on the Teacher’s Day (5th September)

In India, the 5th September is celebrated as the teacher’s day. This day, which is dedicated to the loving and caring spirit of the various teachers in our lives and acknowledging their contributions in molding our lives, is the occasion of the birth anniversary of the legendary Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. About Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Dr ..

Andhra Pradesh government rolls out Grama and Ward Volunteer system

On the eve of 73rd Independence day, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy launched the Grama and Ward Volunteer system for effective delivery of schemes. The basic idea behind implementing the scheme is to ensure corruption-free governance and last-mile delivery of welfare schemes and services to every household and citizen in the State. ..