ISRO's GSLV rocket carrying the country's communications satellite GSAT-6A lifted off from Sriharikota. The GSLV-F08 rocket saddled with the passenger satellite in its payload fairing blasted off from the second launch pad at 4.56 pm. Leaving behind plumes of smoke, the 49.1-metre tall GSLV soared majestically into. . . . .
The ‘Pelican Bird Festival-2018’ was held for first in Atapaka Bird Sanctuary on at Kolleru lake in Andhra Pradesh. It was jointly organised by Andhra Pradesh Tourism Authority (APTA) and Krishna district administration. During the winter season, thousands of pelicans, painted storks and other birds migrate to. . . . .
In order to boost the rapidly developing sector of Urban development, Andhra Pradesh government will be organizing a three-day innovation summit on the theme of ‘Urban transformation to Global Living’. Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu announced that Happy Cities Summit will be held between April 10 and 12 in Bhavani. . . . .
The Andhra Pradesh government appointed N Sambasiva Rao as Andhra Pradesh DGP. Chief Secretary Dinesh Kumar, in an order issued on 24/11/2017, stated that Mr Sambasiva Rao, IPS officer of 1984 batch, has been transferred and posted as DGP (Hopf) of the State in the existing vacancy with immediate effect.. . . . .
The Andhra Pradesh government announced Nandi film awards for the years 2014, 2015 and 2016. It also announced the NTR National Award, RaghupatiVenkaiahPuraskarams and the Nagi Reddy-Chakrapani National Award. 2016 winners: Best film- 1. Pellichoopulu 2. ArdhaNaari 3. Manalo Okadu Best popular feature. . . . .
The state government of Andhra Pradesh has announced the 3rd list of eligible farmers of Rythu Runa Mafi Yojana 2017 and can be checked online on the official website at apcbsportal.ap.gov.in. Andhra Pradesh Rythu Runa Mafi Yojana is a farm loan waiver scheme under which the state government has waived-off Rs. 3600 Cr. towards. . . . .