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Teachers in Andhra roped in to assist frontline workers in tackling COVID-19

For the past three days, primary school teachers in Andhras Prakasam district have been out on the streets, riding around nearly deserted streets to make sure nobody viol

thenewsminute 6 Apr 2020 10:20 am

Andhra police arrest pastor for holding prayer meet with over 100 amid lockdown

The Andhra Pradesh police on Sunday booked a pastor at Rayavaram village in East Godavari district for violating lockdown orders and holding a prayer meet which saw over

thenewsminute 6 Apr 2020 9:33 am

Tirumala Tirupati trust board offers Rs 19 cr to Andhra govt for COVID-19 relief

The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) that governs the Sri Venkateswara temple atop Tirumala in Andhra Pradesh, has decided to offer Rs 19 crore to help the state gove

thenewsminute 6 Apr 2020 9:23 am

Andhra CM Jagan directs authorities to open COVID-19 testing labs in each district

As the number of coronavirus cases has been escalating at a rapid pace across the state due to transmission from Tablighi Jamaat attendees, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister

thenewsminute 6 Apr 2020 8:15 am

Andhra's coronavirus tally touches 252 as 62 people test positive in 24 hours

The number of cases being reported in Andhra Pradesh is surging upwards at a rapid pace as 26 patients tested positive during the day on Sunday, taking the overall tally

thenewsminute 6 Apr 2020 7:41 am

Curfew clamped in 4 areas after new cases reported

The Times of India 6 Apr 2020 6:38 am

Curfew in AP's Machilipatnam after first COVID-19 case, groceries to be home delivered

Machilipatnam town, the headquarters of Krishna district in Andhra Pradesh, has been declared a containment zone as several areas have been put on high alert and the resi

thenewsminute 5 Apr 2020 2:55 pm

Andhra Guv reminds religious leaders to suspend congregations to curb COVID-19 spread

Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan on Saturday appealed to different religious leaders in the state to stop all forms of religious congregations and issue an

thenewsminute 5 Apr 2020 10:02 am

Special train begins journey from Andhra to Delhi with 2.4 lakh litres of milk

In a bid to maintain the supply of the essential items across the country, Indian Railways on Saturday dispatched Doodh Duronto Special with 2.4 lakh litre of milk from A

thenewsminute 5 Apr 2020 9:39 am

Andhra reports 26 fresh coronavirus positive cases, all had attended Tablighi meet

The number of coronavirus cases in Andhra Pradesh climbed further to 190 on Saturday evening, adding 26 to the overall tally since Friday night. The number of active case

thenewsminute 5 Apr 2020 9:09 am

'Help 60 Andhra fishermen stuck in Mumbai': Chandrababu Naidu writes to Maharashtra CM

Leader of Opposition in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly, N Chandrababu Naidu, has urged Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray to provide relief to 60 fishermen from his

thenewsminute 5 Apr 2020 8:15 am

Will film insurance be applicable for losses due to coronavirus? Tollywood uncertain

With the lockdown due to coronavirus delaying film shootings in Tollywood, producers are unsure if their insurance policy would be of any use during such situat

thenewsminute 4 Apr 2020 7:13 pm

Watch: Chiranjeevi, Nagarjuna and others make music video to promote COVID-19 awareness

Tollywood stars have come up with a music video during the nationwide lockdown period, urging people to stay home and wash their hands frequently to fight the coronavirus

thenewsminute 4 Apr 2020 6:33 pm

140 out of 164 COVID-19 cases in Andhra linked to Tablighi Jamaat event

Out of the 164 people who have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Andhra Pradesh, 140 are related to the Tablighi Jamaat event in Nizamuddin, Delhi, the state g

thenewsminute 4 Apr 2020 10:03 am

Focus on agriculture, civil supplies to ease lockdown issues for farmers: AP CM Jagan

Andhra Chief Minister (CM) YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday instructed state officials to concentrate on agriculture, civil supplies and marketing department

thenewsminute 4 Apr 2020 8:24 am

1 of two Covid +ve cases come out -ve in re-test in DDU

The Times of India 4 Apr 2020 6:38 am

3 Jamaat members test +ve for coronavirus in Azamgarh

The Times of India 4 Apr 2020 6:38 am

Two arrested in Bhadohi for spreading rumours

The Times of India 4 Apr 2020 6:38 am

Kites spread corona awareness across the sky in Gorakhpur

The Times of India 4 Apr 2020 6:38 am

'I would have to cross 4 districts': Why this AP cop chose to skip mother's funeral

Several people across India have been dealing with the distress of losing loved ones during the lockdown, unable to pay their last respects properly, or to organise or at

thenewsminute 3 Apr 2020 7:32 pm

Arrested by cops for returning home on bike, desperate Andhra man kills himself

Like thousands of people trying to reach home amid severe travel restrictions, a young man named Srinivasa Rao set off on his two-wheeler from Tirupati to his hometown in

thenewsminute 3 Apr 2020 3:26 pm

Andhra records first COVID-19 death, 55-year-old Vijayawada man dies

Andhra Pradesh recorded its first case of death due to COVID-19 as a 55-year-old man passed away at the Vijayawada Government General Hospital on Monday. According to a b

thenewsminute 3 Apr 2020 1:38 pm

Andhra govt to move SC over HC stay on allotment of Amaravati land for housing scheme

The Andhra Pradesh government is set to approach the Supreme Court on the issue of allotment of capital region land in Amaravati to beneficiaries of the governments housi

thenewsminute 3 Apr 2020 10:15 am

Andhra govt urges Centre to extend financial aid to deal with COVID-19 crisis

Hinting that the state's revenue has fallen to an abysmal low of Rs 2 crore a day, the Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday made a desperate plea to the Centre to extend

thenewsminute 3 Apr 2020 8:30 am

38 new COVID-19 cases reported in Andhra on Thursday, tally rises to 149

Coronavirus positive cases continued to maintain an upward curve in Andhra Pradesh on Thursday with a total of 38 additions in the last 24 hours, taking the aggregate in

thenewsminute 3 Apr 2020 8:11 am

Cop beats two women, sent to lines

The Times of India 3 Apr 2020 6:38 am

BHU gets two new machines for Covid test

The Times of India 3 Apr 2020 6:38 am

Andhra reports 21 new cases of COVID-19, state tally now at 132

The rise in COVID-19 cases in Andhra Pradesh continued on Thursday morning, as another 21 people tested positive, taking the total number of cases in the state up to 132.

thenewsminute 2 Apr 2020 11:46 am

Newborns named after lockdown, corona in Uttar Pradesh

In a strange way of reminding society of 'precautionary measures' and 'unity' to fight the coronavirus outbreak, parents have named their newlyborns as 'Lockdown' and 'Co

The Times of India 2 Apr 2020 10:49 am

Andhra CM Jagan's village volunteer system helps state disburse pension amid lockdown

Thanks to a network of village and ward volunteers it had put in place on Independence Day last year, the Andhra Pradesh government has been able to smoothly execute its

thenewsminute 2 Apr 2020 9:21 am

One dead, four hospitalised after consuming chemical as liquor substitute in AP

One person died and at least four others were hospitalised in Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday after a group of youngsters consumed a chemical used in sanitisers as a substitu

thenewsminute 2 Apr 2020 9:04 am

Andhra begins granting bail and parole to prisoners, 74 released from Vizag jail

As per the suggestions of the Supreme Court, the Andhra Pradesh prison department has begun releasing prisoners on emergency parole and interim bail, to decongest prisons

thenewsminute 2 Apr 2020 9:00 am

'Tablighi Jamaat returnees should come forward for tests': Andhra CM Jagan

Stating that there is no stigma attached to people affected by COVID-19 as it is similar to any other infection that can be easily cured if timely treatment is obtained,

thenewsminute 2 Apr 2020 8:42 am

Andhra Deputy CM denies visit to Jamaat event, warns of legal action against fake news

Andhra Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Amjad Basha denied that he visited Tablighi Jamaat event at Delhi's Nizamuddin during his March 2 visit to New Delhi. The minister's

thenewsminute 2 Apr 2020 8:41 am

67 new COVID-19 cases reported in Andhra in a day, all related to Nizamuddin meeting

A scare gripped Andhra Pradesh as coronavirus cases in the state climbed to 111 with 67 testing positive on Wednesday, at a time when things appeared to be well under con

thenewsminute 2 Apr 2020 7:51 am

151 reach for screening, action likely against 50 absentees

The Times of India 2 Apr 2020 6:38 am

Lockdown develops special shopkeeper-customer bond

The Times of India 2 Apr 2020 6:38 am

Why contact tracing Tablighi Jamaat participants is a challenge for state governments

It has been a tumultuous month for Mirza (Name changed). A native of Tangellamudi at the outskirts of Eluru in West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, he and three othe

thenewsminute 1 Apr 2020 8:07 pm