Category: state

  • Home Grown Agency Celebrates 30

    Sanket Communications, celebrated its 30th Foundation Day on 1st August this year. The company had its humble beginnings in the temple city of Bhubaneswar, Odisha and today boasts of a pan India presence.
    The anniversary celebrations were held on a digital platform through video conferencing, wherein employees from all over India (Bhubaneswar, Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Dehradun, Rajahmundry and Vadodara) besides the associates of the company participated and shared their experiences.

    Subhashish Tripathy

    Speaking on the occasion, Subhashish Tripathy, managing director, Sanket Communications said, “Throughout this journey of 30 years, one thing that has been consistent is our sincerity and dedication to our clients. In short our focus has always been to offer the best communication in an integrated manner. In the current situation gauging the need of the hour, Sanket plans to offer affordable branding services to the struggling MSME sector. There is a plan afoot to host a series of webinars to educate and guide aspiring local entrepreneurs to go global.”
    Sanket Communications’ service portfolio includes besides branding services, event management of large public functions, PR, social media management and webinar management. Sanket’s current client roster ranges from Fortune 500 companies to leading government corporations to start- ups.
    If you are an upcountry brand and require an agency with years of hands on experience they could be the people you want
    (We got this information in a press release).

    Sanket Communications, celebrated its 30th Foundation Day on 1st August this year. The company had its humble beginnings in the temple city of Bhubaneswar, Odisha and today boasts of a pan India presence. The anniversary celebrations were held on a digital platform through video conferencing, wherein employees from all over India (Bhubaneswar, Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai,…

  • Maharashtra Home Minister, officials visit Andhra Pradesh to study Disha Act

    By Express News Service

    VIJAYAWADA: Keen on implementing a legislation similar to the state’s Disha Act, a delegation from Maharashtra came here on Thursday to understand how such a law would be implemented. The team, comprising Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh, DGP Subodh Kumar Jaisawal, Additional CS Sanjay Kumar and two IPS officers, held talks with Andhra Pradesh officials at the Secretariat and later met Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy at his residence in Tadepalli.

    Appreciating the effort made by the State, Deshmukh said, “The legislation, which aims to protect women and children, is historic and excellent.” He also congratulated Jagan for inaugurating a special police station in Rajamahendravaram within two months of the Bill being passed in the Assembly.

    After their discussion at the Secretariat, AP DGP Gautam Sawang said, “It is a proud moment for us to share these details with officials of another State. They opined that the 21-day deadline was ambitious, but necessary to curb violence against women and children. It was a fruitful discussion as even we were exposed to different perspectives that will help us.”

    Meanwhile, AP Women and Child Welfare Minister Taneti Vanitha said, “Our aim is to make Andhra Pradesh the safest state for women and children by the end of 2020. Our Chief Minister is ready to allot the funds needed for this.

    The officials from Maharashtra were also impressed with the speed at which the two special officers – IAS Kritika Shukla and SP Deepika Patil – appointed for the implementation of the Disha Act were working. “It is commendable to see the pace at which the one-stop centres and forensic labs are being set up to provide crime-detection kits to document evidence and quickly solve cases. The Disha App and toll-free numbers too will be of great help,” said Deshmukh. Later in the day, the delegation interacted with the Chief Minister. Special IG of Police, Maharashtra, Women’s Protection Cell, Dr Pratap Dighavkar, Principal Secretary (AP Home department) Kumar Vishwajeet, Additional DGP Ravishankar Iyer and a few other officials attended the meeting.“Like Maharashtra, other States should come forward and think of implementing such Acts to curb violence against women,” said AP Home Minister Mekathoti Sucharita.
    Meanwhile, the Delhi and Odisha governments too have expressed interest and sought details pertaining to the Disha Act from the AP government.

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    By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Keen on implementing a legislation similar to the state’s Disha Act, a delegation from Maharashtra came here on Thursday to understand how such a law would be implemented. The team, comprising Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh, DGP Subodh Kumar Jaisawal, Additional CS Sanjay Kumar and two IPS officers, held talks…

  • Popular Telugu Writer and Poet C Narayana Reddy Is Passes Away

    Jnanpeeth Awardee C Narayana Reddy Is Passes Away


    Noted poet and writer Cingireddi Narayana Reddy, recipient of the Jnanpith Award in 1988, passed away on Monday, news agency ANI reported.
    He was 85. Reddy was a renowned Telugu poet who also wrote several songs for Telugu movies.
    Reddy was born in a remote village of Karimnagar district in Andhra Pradesh on July 29, 1931.
    He had a MA and PhD in Telugu literature from Osmania University where he also worked as a professor.
    In 1992, he was felicitated with country’s third-highest civilian honour, Padma Vibhushan, and was nominated to the Upper House of Parliament in 1997.
    Reddy was awarded the prestigious Jnanpith award in 1988 for his poetic work Visvambara which was also translated in three other languages.

    Jnanpeeth Awardee C Narayana Reddy Is Passes Away Noted poet and writer Cingireddi Narayana Reddy, recipient of the Jnanpith Award in 1988, passed away on Monday, news agency ANI reported.He was 85. Reddy was a renowned Telugu poet who also wrote several songs for Telugu movies.Reddy was born in a remote village of Karimnagar district…

  • Summer Affect: Heavy Demand for Coconuts

    fileimageRajamahendravaram: Relentless heat waves prevailing in the state has become a boon in disguise for coconut farmers as well as for small vendors in the present summer. As the mercury is rising steeply, people are resorting to consuming tender coconut water to get relief from the scorching heat. Coconut farmers are now earning handsome money by selling tender coconuts in large scale.

    They are getting Rs 10,000 from Rs 12,000 per thousand coconuts. On the other side, small vendors who were selling seasonal fruits on two wheelers and carts are now busy in selling tender coconuts and earning Rs 500 from Rs 1,000 per day.  As the consumption has increased rapidly due to the health consciousness among the people, the demand for tender coconuts has increased significantly.

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    Rajamahendravaram: Relentless heat waves prevailing in the state has become a boon in disguise for coconut farmers as well as for small vendors in the present summer. As the mercury is rising steeply, people are resorting to consuming tender coconut water to get relief from the scorching heat. Coconut farmers are now earning handsome money…

  • Rajamahendravaram to be made smokeless city : City MLA Akula

    City MLA Dr Akula Satyanarayana, MLC Adireddy Apparao and other officials taking part in a rally to spread awareness on Deepam scheme in Rajamahendravaram on ThursdayRajamahendravaram: City MLA Dr. Akula Satyanarayana, MLC Adireddy Apparao and other officials called upon the people of the Rajamahendravaram to make the city smokeless by using LPG gas for cooking purpose. Dr. Akula said that even people living in below poverty line can use LPG gas under Deepam connection for which state government will extend support.

    Participating in Deepam Awareness rally along with Municipal Commissioner V. Vijayaramaraju and Sub-Collector Vijayakrishnan, the MLA recalled that the upper class people have come forward to forego their subsidy with the call given by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

    He said that there are 80 thousand ration cards in the city out of which 14 thousand cards are not having gas connections. MLC Adireddy Apparao in his address said that by 8 June the state government wants to provide gas connection to all and there are 1.50 lakh people living in tribal area of the district to whom gas connections have to be provided. He reminded that traditional fuel affects the lungs of women and it leads to TB and other diseases.

    Commissioner Vijayaramaraju said that they have designed an action plan to distribute gas connections to 14 thousand people who have not taken it till now.The rally started from Devi Chowk Gandhi statue and went up to Kambala Tank Vivekananda statue.
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    Rajamahendravaram: City MLA Dr. Akula Satyanarayana, MLC Adireddy Apparao and other officials called upon the people of the Rajamahendravaram to make the city smokeless by using LPG gas for cooking purpose. Dr. Akula said that even people living in below poverty line can use LPG gas under Deepam connection for which state government will extend…

  • 3 pilgrim centres at East Godavari in power-saving drive

    (Picture used for representational purpose only)Kakinada:  Three pilgrim centres in East Godavari districts, the shrine of Lord Satyadeva at Annavaram, Draksharama, the temple town of Bhimeswara known as Dakshina Kasi and the third one, Apppanapalli of Lord Balaji in Konaseema, have opted for power saving devices.

    Of the three, the Annavaram temple authorities went for both solar power and LED streetlighting system and the remaining two for LED streetlighting system only.

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    Kakinada:  Three pilgrim centres in East Godavari districts, the shrine of Lord Satyadeva at Annavaram, Draksharama, the temple town of Bhimeswara known as Dakshina Kasi and the third one, Apppanapalli of Lord Balaji in Konaseema, have opted for power saving devices. Of the three, the Annavaram temple authorities went for both solar power and LED…