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AP CM lays foundation stone for religious theme park at Avilala Tank

Tirupati ,Dec 6 (UNI) With the objective to transform pilgrim city of Tirupati into a spiritual hub of India, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandababu Naidu laid foundation for Sri Venkateswara Spiritual theme park at the sprawling Avilala grounds here on Thursday evening.
At an Estimated cost of Rs 181.13 crores, TTD plans to spend Rs Rs.80.14 crores in the first phase which includes, internal fencing and compound wall of 3.5 kms, ticket counters and parking for 496 two wheelers, 390 cars and 64 buses besides cycle tracks and walkers path .
Besides the land space of grass mounds, reservoirs, reflecting the bio-diversity of Seshachala Ranges, the Astro gardens are going to be another attraction.
With Parrots park , children's park and a unique Garuda vanam coming up to add more beauty to the theme park.
Food courts, toilets, drinking water and rest rooms for visitors were also on the anvil.
The goal is to transform the Avilala grounds into a devotional destination for all pilgrims who are visiting Tirupati.
Among others who took part in the function are State minister N Amarnath Reddy, TTD Chairman P Sudhakar Yadav, TTD Executive Officer
Anil Kumar Singhal, Tirumala Joint Executive Officer K S Sriniasa Raju and Tirupati Joint Executive officer Pola Bhaskar.
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Two held in cricket betting, Rs 4 70 lakh cash seized in Hyderabad

26 Apr 2019 | 8:55 PM

Hyderabad, Apr 26 (UNI) The city police has arrested two businessmen for indulging in cricket betting and seized cash of Rs 4.

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East Godavari District administration geared up to meet cyclone threat: Collector

26 Apr 2019 | 8:50 PM

Kakinada, Apr 26 (UNI) East Godavari Collector Kartikeya Mishra on Friday said that the district administration had been geared up to meet any eventuality in view of the weather forecast on the possible cyclone threat to the coastal areas.

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Indian Coast Guard patrol vessel Priya Darsini commissioned

26 Apr 2019 | 8:48 PM

Kakinada, Apr 26 (UNI) Indian Coast Guard additional director general KR Nautiyal has commissioned the
high speed patrol vessel Priyadarsini at a function held at the Jetty in the deep water port here on Friday.

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Telangana Govt to take action against unauthorised layouts in HMDA area

26 Apr 2019 | 8:38 PM

Hyderabad, Apr 26 (UNI) The Telangana government on Friday warned that if any unauthorised layout is detected after May 10 in HMDA areas, would be initiated disciplinary action against the officers responsible for not preventing such layouts.

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Technology should be relevant to society: Guv

26 Apr 2019 | 8:36 PM

Hyderabad, Apr 26 (UNI) Governor of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, ESL Narasimhan on Friday said
technology should always be for societal relevance.

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