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Meat seller loses half-a-million worth currency notes after termites feast on his life savings

A meat seller in India’s Andhra Pradesh state lost half-a-million worth currency notes (INR ₹5 lakh or approximately USD $7,000) after termites feasted on them without his knowledge in the past few months. “Jamalayya stuffed the cash in a plastic bag and saved them in a trunk to protect the money from the clutches of […]

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Eluru ‘MYSTERY ILLNESS’: Traces of lead and nickel found in blood of infected people

Traces of lead and nickel were found in the blood samples of people who contracted a ‘mystery’ illness in the South Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. One person died while at least 550 people in the city of Eluru complained of convulsions, nausea and fainting. Doctors have been trying to diagnose the illness, which struck […]

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GOLD washes the shore following severe cyclonic storm Nivar

Cyclone Nivar brought in a ‘gold rush’ with it in Andhra Pradesh’s Udappa village while making landfall in India last week. Locals rushed to the beach in East Godavari to collect gold what was believed to have washed ashore in the area after the high tide due to the cyclonic storm. Fishermen in the area […]

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Burglar falls asleep while attempting theft in an air conditioned room, wakes up to cops arresting him

A thief fell asleep in an air conditioned room during the course of his burglary, and was woken while the cops were arresting him. In the horrible theft, the 21-year-old man who attempted to rob a house in India’s Andhra Pradesh state fell asleep under the bed of the owner in middle of the night […]

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10 dead in fire at coronavirus hotel facility in India’s Andhra Pradesh

At least ten people died after a massive fire broke out at a hotel that was being used as a COVID-19 facility in Andhra Pradesh’s Vijaywada early on Sunday. At the time of the incident Hotel Swarna Palace hotel had 30 people quarantining at the facility. It had been taken on lease by Ramesh hospitals […]

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10 Indians die after consuming sanitizer with water and soft drinks

At least ten people died after consuming sanitizer as an alternative to liquor in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Two people died on Thursday night and the other eight died on Friday morning. The victims of Kurichedu village in Prakasam district had been allegedly consuming sanitiser for the past few days, mixing it with water […]

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Wife doesn’t allow husband home until he took COVID-19 test

The surging fears and stigma over coronavirus infection forced a woman in Andhra Pradesh to refuse entry to her husband in the house, till he underwent Covid-19 test. The incident occurred in Venkatagiri in Nellore district when the man stuck in Nellore since the lockdown began finally returned to his home town. The man, working […]

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Cop comes under fire for paining coronavirus graffiti on a white police horse

In Andhra Pradesh’s Kurnool district, a sub-inspector by the name of Maruti Sankar was seen riding a white police horse that had been painted with coronavirus graffiti using pink paint. The cop has come under fire for painting a police horse to spread awareness about coronavirus. Speaking to news agency IANS, Sankar said he had […]

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Andhra Pradesh deploys 2.5 lakh volunteers to conduct door-to-door coronavirus screening

The Andhra Pradesh government has deployed over 2.5 lakh volunteers with the responsibility of screening 50 households each. A total of 1,38,58,747 households have already been screened by the volunteer network out of the registered 1,43,91,654 households in the state. The findings of these volunteers are being directly monitored by the district health authorities and primary […]

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Man kills himself thinking he has coronavirus

The coronavirus threat killed a man in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh. He died not because of the coronavirus but a grave misread reading. The 54-year-old Chittoor man killed himself after he though he had coronavirus infection but so was not the case as he mistook his symptoms for those of coronavirus. A miscommunication with […]

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Kia working to shift $1.1 billion plant from Andhra to Tamil Nadu

South Korea’s Kia Motors is discussing with Tamil Nadu the possibility of moving a $1.1 billion plant out of neighbouring Andhra Pradesh only months after it fully opened, due to policy changes last year. Kia inaugurated the Andhra plant, its first in the world’s fifth-largest car market, in December after two years of construction It […]

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Man dies after tussle with rooster on the way to a cockfight

A man  died after a tussle with his rooster — on their way to a cockfight. The victim was identified as Saripalli Chanavenkateshwaram Rao, 50, was hit in the neck with a blade tied to the rooster’s claw on January 15. The police said the father of three was taken to hospital, where he later […]