Two committees constituted by the Centre would visit Kurnool, Tirupati, Visakhapatnam and West Godavari in the next few days to finalise sites for the setting up IIIT, NIT, IIM, IIT and another institution.
'Though correspondence between the L&T and Metro is a routine thing, these selected newspapers have chosen to publish the latest correspondence mischievously and in isolation,' a press release from the Chief Minister's Office said.
As land rates shot up to incredulously in and around Vijayawada, the region which has been chosen as the new Andhra Pradesh capital, state government is seeking to enhance the book value of land to mop up additional revenue.
Tension prevailed at the Golconda Fort here Wednesday as police arrested some activists of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) trying to hoist the national flag to celebrate Telangana Liberation Day.
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The role of the Vijayawada, Guntur, Tenali and Mangalagiri - Urban Development Authority (VGTM-UDA) in the development of the capital city seems to be shrinking as the state government has decided to constitute a Regional Capital Development Authority.
'During the Satavahana period, the present Amaravati town was called Dhanyakataka or Dharanikota. And it was also the capital for them. We can find several ancient remains on either side of river Krishna in both Guntur and Krishna districts.
A political party which came to power after a sustained people's struggle, this period can be a pointer and precursor to the performance of the government for the rest of its term.