Rules notified to prevent sale of cows and other bovines for slaughter at markets The Centre has banned the sale of cattle for slaughter at animal markets across the country. Under a notification, titled the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Regulation of Livestock Markets) Rules, 2017, those who wish to sell cattle — bulls, cows,…

‘Critically endangered’ endemic plant species recently rediscovered in the Nilgiris The incredibly rare Arisaema translucens , more commonly remembered as the cobra lily, was recently rediscover-ed in the western Nilgiris after 84 years by nature enthusiasts K.M. Prabhu Kumar and Tarun Chhabra. Featuring a distinctive translucent spathe, it was last collected by E. Barnes in…

RAJAHMUNDRY: Andhra Pradesh Irrigation Minister D Umamaheswara Rao has said that the multi-purpose Polavaram irrigation project conferring benefits to upland areas of Visakhapatnam, East Godavari, West Godavari and Krishna districts, is expected to be completed by 2018. Polavaram is the lifeline of Andhra Pradesh. It will irrigate more than 6.14 lakh hectares of land and…

Vijayawada: In a tragic incident, a 12-year-old girl Sai Sri died of cancer on Sunday after waging a war with her father to get his help for the treatment. Sai Sri’s father Madamsetti Siva Kumar, a rowdy sheeter, had abandoned his wife Suma Sri and daughter eight years ago. Since then, both the mother and…

In a strong message to Pakistan army which killed two Indian soldiers and mutilated their bodies, the Indian army tonight destroyed two Pakistani bunkers and killed seven of their soldiers. The reports said two Pakistani bunkers were destroyed. About five to eight Pakistani Army soldiers of 647 Mujahideen battalion were in one post. Both posts…

The death of a man, reportedly due to swine flu (H1N1), has once again put the focus on the dreaded disease, which is spreading panic among the people whenever there is an outbreak. Doctors, however, refuse to confirm it as swine flu death. “He also had other complications besides swine flu and we can declare…

The Malaysian government on Friday came forward for extending support for setting up of medium and Small scale industries in Andhra Pradesh and decided to establish a fourth generation technology park in 100 acres of land in Amaravati. Under the first phase, about 30 to 40 industries Will be established in the proposed park at…