Andhra Pradesh

State in southern India

Andhra Pradesh is a state in the south-eastern coastal region of India. It is the seventh-largest state by area covering an area of 162,975ย km2 (62,925ย sqย mi) and tenth-most populous state with 49,386,799 inhabitants. It is bordered by Telangana to the north-west, Chhattisgarh to the north, Odisha to the north-east, Tamil Nadu to the south, Karnataka to the west and the Bay of Bengal to the east. It has the second longest coastline in India after Gujarat, of about 974 km. Andhra Pradesh is the first state to be formed on a linguistic basis in India on 1 October 1953. Andhra Pradesh was once a major Buddhist pilgrimage site in India and a Buddhist learning center which can be seen in many sites in the state in the form of ruins, chaityas and stupas Andhra Pradesh is also known as the land of the world-famous diamond Koh-i-Noor and many other global known diamonds due to their presence in its Kollur Mine once. It is also known as the "rice bowl of India" for being a major producer of rice in India. Its official language is Telugu; one of the classical languages of India, the fourth most spoken language in India and the 11th-most spoken language in the world.

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These exams were held in 79 exam centres in Telangana and 23 in Andhra Pradesh.
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The top five states with a high number of active Covid-19 cases -- Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh -- are also the ones that..
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Expressing grief at the death of Lok Sabha MP Balli Durga Prasad Rao, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said he was an experienced leader who made..
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According to the Indian Meteorological department, the monsoon trough lies to the north of its normal position. Western end of the Monsoon Trough is likely to..
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The Centre has asked Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Delhi to ramp up testing as the positivity rate in these states continues to be significantly..
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More than 60 per cent of the active coronavirus cases are concentrated in the five states of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Tamil..
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The Union Health Ministry on Sunday advised Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Telangana, Gujarat, Rajasthan, and Madhya Pradesh to ensure adequate Oxygen..
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The Ministry further informed that 58 per cent of the new recovered patients are being reported from five states -- Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh,..
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A total of 37,02,595 people have recuperated from Covid-19 in the country so far, with 58 per cent of the recovered cases being reported from Maharashtra, Tamil..
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With an aim to help farmers to sell their produce, South India's first 'Kisan Rail', carrying 332 tonnes of vegetables and fruits from Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur..
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Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, Minister of State for Railways Suresh C. Angadi, and Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Jaganmohan..
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