• Family in state of shock as loco pilot remains critical 13 Nov 2019 03:57 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Blessed with a baby boy only a month ago, 35-year-old L Chandrashekhar, is struggling for his life with a broken rib cage and a barrage of other life-threatening complications. Chandrashekhar hails from Gudivada in Andhra …
  • It’s wrong march, Pawan Kalyan acting for Chandrababu Naidu: YSRC   03 Nov 2019 06:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Ahead of the ‘long march’ to be taken up by Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan in Visakhapatnam on Sunday, the YSRC leaders launched a tirade dubbing the event as a “wrong march”. Alleging that the actor-turned-politician was …
  • A.P. Formation Day celebrated in Vizag 02 Nov 2019 03:44 Andhra Pradesh Formation Day was celebrated at the Andhra University Convention Centre on Friday. Glowing tributes were paid to Potti Sreeramulu, who laid down his life for the cause of a separate State for the Telugu-speaking people. Several other leaders …
  • AP: Con man arrested for cheating ATM users in Gannavaram 15 Oct 2019 06:37 Krishna (Andhra Pradesh): The Gannavaram police arrested a habitual offender who duped people at ATMs and recovered Rs 5.46 lakhs and a two-wheeler from his possession on Tuesday. The accused identified as Chinthala Suresh Babu was caught red-handed by …
  • ATM offender arrested, Rs 5.64 lakh recovered 15 Oct 2019 03:15 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Gannavaram police arrested a notorious ATM offender and recovered Rs 5.64 lakh pertaining to 16 cheating cases on Monday. The accused Chinthala Suresh (40), who earlier worked as a security guard at ATM kiosks, had …
  • Former Minister Bali Reddy Satyarao Died in an Accident in Visakhapatnam 01 Oct 2019 12:56 Former minister and senior leader of YSR Congress Party Bali Reddy Satyarao died in a road accident in Visakha. A bike hit him while he was walking on RK Beach Road. Bali Reddy, who was seriously injured in the accident, was rushed to My Cure Hospital. …
  • Relief as onion prices climb down in Vijayawada 29 Sep 2019 06:06 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The price of Maharashtra variety of onion available in Krishna district, which was priced at Rs 47 per kg earlier this week, was sold at Rs 34 per kg in Gudivada Rythu Bazar in Vijayawada city on Saturday. Sale of onions …
  • Andhra Pradesh Contract Employees’ Union stage novel protest 25 Sep 2019 02:43 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Demanding that the government operate 104 services on its own, the members of Andhra Pradesh Contract Employees’ Union staged a novel protest by submitting representations to the statue of former chief minister YS …
  • 37-yr-old found dead in hotel room of Gudivada town 18 Sep 2019 03:06 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   A 37-year-old man was found dead, while his mother was discovered in a serious condition in their hotel room in Gudivada town on Tuesday. According to Gudivada Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) N Satyananadam, the …
  • More amenities sought on pedestrian path to Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams 07 Sep 2019 06:05 By Express News Service TIRUPATI: Devotees urged Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams Executive Officer Anil Kumar Singhal to strengthen the facilities on the pedestrian path to Tirumala. As many as 22 devotees put forth various issues during the monthly Dial …
  • The other side of Miss India 27 Aug 2019 21:46 Ever since the filmmakers released the title and look of the latest Keerthy Suresh film, the mobile of Narendra Nath Yaddanapudi, the film’s director, has been buzzing incessantly. “I am overwhelmed with the response, and it has been my best birthday gift …
  • School Notes 7-31-19 30 Jul 2019 16:43 Armstrong graduates from Bob Jones Jonathan Armstrong of Lancaster graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication from Bob Jones University in Greenville on May 3. Two make president’s list at USC Aiken Two local students …
  • Andhra gang cheats in pretext of selling rice puller, magical attractor; arrested 30 Jul 2019 08:11 Krishna: Machilipatnam Central Crime Station (CCS) police has arrested a gang of ten persons involved in cheating people in the name of 'rice pulling'. The police team led by CCS SI Mohammad Habib Basha and Machilipatnam SI Rajesh arrested the gang …
  • Andhra gang loots by selling 'rice pulling' machine, magical attractor, arrested 30 Jul 2019 08:04 The gang is also accused of having stolen the golden 'kalash' from Shiva temple. Krishna: Machilipatnam Central Crime Station (CCS) police has arrested a gang of ten persons involved in cheating people in the name of 'rice pulling'. The …
  • Rain brings down mercury levels in Vijayawada 03 Jul 2019 05:48 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Krishna district witnessed moderate rainfall and a drop in the mercury levels on Monday. Vijayawada city received a good rain spell in the evening hours of Monday, recording around two centimetres of rainfall. With the …
  • Man burns pregnant wife to death 17 Jun 2019 04:00 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Suspecting fidelity, a man burnt his pregnant wife to death in Krishna Lanka late on Friday night. According to the Krishna Lanka police, the incident happened around 11 pm on Friday when M Sailaja (29) was asleep at her …
  • In a blow to Maoists, senior Naxal cadre Narmada arrested after being underground for 22 years 11 Jun 2019 17:24 Among the highly educated Naxal leaders, Narmada has been underground for the last 22 years. (Representative image) Senior Naxal cadre Narmada and husband Kiran were arrested by Gadchiroli police about two days ago from Hyderabad, as per reports. …
  • Dreaded Maoist couple living in Hyderabad arrested 11 Jun 2019 00:57 Hyderabad: In a major blow to the Maoists, a wanted woman naxal, who allegedly masterminded deadly attacks against security forces and politicians, including the assassination of BJP MLA Bheema Mandavi in Dantewada and was underground for 26 years, was …
  • Andhra Cabinet has 11 ministers in 41-50 age group 09 Jun 2019 07:55 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The youngest member in Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy’s cabinet is 33-year-old Pamula Pushpa Sreevani and the oldest is 69-year-old Pilli Subhash Chandra Bose. While majority of the ministers in the 25-member strong …
  • Andhra Cabinet mix of experience and youth 08 Jun 2019 11:13 Amaravati, June 8 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh’s new 25-member Cabinet, which was sworn in on Saturday, is a mix of experience and youth as Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has also rewarded the loyalists. Striking a balance, Jagan Reddy has also tried to …
  • Many aspirants as Andhra CM Jagan Mohan Reddy set to expand Cabinet 01 Jun 2019 05:07 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  As Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy sets out to expand his Cabinet on June 8, now it is for the ministerial aspirants to get into his good books. With the YSRC winning an overwhelming 151 MLAs in the …
  • Will SIT report now be made public? 28 May 2019 02:00 In June 2017, the TDP government coming under pressure from various quarters, formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) headed by DIG Vineet Brijlal to inquire into the alleged land-grabbing cases in Visakhapatnam district. The SIT grabbed a lot of …
  • YSRCP government to investigate land scam 27 May 2019 01:54 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The YSRCP government will order thorough inquiry into Vizag land scam along with alleged irregularities in Amaravati land acquisition, newly-elected Anakapalle MLA Gudivada Amarnath has said. Speaking at a news …
  • YS Jagan Mohan Reddy to take oath with 15 ministers 24 May 2019 21:54 Hyderabad: YSRC president Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy’s ministers are likely take oath along with him on May 30 when he swears in as Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. Mr Reddy may induct about 15 ministers initially. Given the strength of the AP Assembly, the …
  • YSRCP set to wrest many seats from Telugu Desam in Krishna district 24 May 2019 03:11 The YSR Congress Party has wrested many seats from the TDP in Krishna district, including three Assembly constituencies represented by ministers and the Deputy Speaker. YSRCP was leading in 13 out of the 16 Assembly constituencies and Kesineni Srinivas ( …
  • After Centre’s alert, vigil upped for D-day 23 May 2019 05:09 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Following alerts from the Ministry of Home Affairs and Central Bureau of Investigation that there were chances of violence in the State on Thursday, the police were put on high alert and additional security forces were …
  • Exit polls results give rise to reverse betting 23 May 2019 00:20 Vijayawada: Punters who had bet on the Telugu Desam winning the polls are now placing “reverse bets” for a YSRC victory after the exit polls outcome was declared earlier this week. There is huge betting on hot seats like Mangalagiri, Gudivada, Mylavaram, …
  • Lok Sabha elections: Poll betting set to cross Rs 2,000 crore in Andhra! 21 May 2019 04:28 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: More than Rs 2,000 crore is expected to change hands in betting on election results on the day of counting on May 23. Stakes seem to be increasing every hour after the announcement of exit polls on Sunday evening. The …
  • 23.41 lakh to vote in gram panchayat polls in Krishna 21 May 2019 03:39 The electoral roll of Krishna district for the gram panchayat elections has over 23.41 lakh voters – 11.56 lakh male and 11.85 lakh female voters. There are 136 voters of the third gender. Collector A. Md. Imtiaz released the electoral roll for the 5th …
  • Summer specials to Hyderabad, Vizag, Kakinada 19 May 2019 04:04 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: South Central Railway (SCR) will run summer special trains between Hyderabad and Visakhapatnam and Secunderabad and Kakinada Town (via Kazipet, Rayanapadu, Bhimavaram Town) from May 23 onwards. Train no. 07461 …
  • Summer specials to Kakinada, Secunderabad , Tirupati 14 May 2019 05:30 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: South Central Railway (SCR) will run summer special trains between various destinations from Tuesday onwards to clear extra rush of passengers.Train no. 07210 Kakinada Town-Tirupati special train will depart Kakinada …
  • Kotii Reddy, the Entrepreneur with a Golden Touch 04 May 2019 09:09 Kotii reddy is known for his passion for entrepreneurship. He has a couple of startup companies based out of Hyderabad. He is always in a meeting with clients or updating on his website. This is one side of his story. Another side of the coin is different …
  • Alert keyman averts train derailment in Andhra Pradesh 27 Apr 2019 04:36 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A major accident was averted when an alert keyman noticed broken railway tracks in the way of train no. 17479 Puri-Tirupati Express and signalled it to stop near Mandavalli Railway Station in the Gudivada-Bhimavaram …
  • Vijayawada: Temperature to touch 45° Celsius 15 Apr 2019 18:31 VIJAYAWADA: As maximum temperature across Krishna district and particularly Vijayawada has already crossed the 40 Celsius mark, the government’s Real Time Governance System (RTGS) has raised an alarm, expecting mercury to cross the ‘danger’ mark. RTGS heat …
  • Summer hampers blood donation, causes shortage in Vijayawada govt hospital 15 Apr 2019 07:36 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With the city experiencing sweltering heat right in April, the blood bank of Vijayawada Government General Hospital may soon run dry, with the current stock sufficient for just a week. The hospital authorities are failing …
  • Rajahmundry: Taunted, woman ends life with kid 14 Apr 2019 01:05 Rajahmundry: A woman along with her 3-year-old daughter committed suicide by drowning in the River Godavari near Markendeya Swamy ghat here on Saturday. According to I-Town police, Kone Latha, 25, hailing from Gudivada of Krishna district and presently …
  • Hyderabad: Taunted, woman ends life with kid 13 Apr 2019 20:56 Rajahmundry: A woman along with her 3-year-old daughter committed suicide by drowning in the River Godavari near Markendeya Swamy ghat here on Saturday. According to I-Town police, Kone Latha, 25, hailing from Gudivada of Krishna district and presently …
  • Inadequate poll arrangements irk Krishna voters  12 Apr 2019 06:14 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Many people expressed their dissatisfaction over the poor polling arrangements in Krishna district, which caused severe inconvenience to them. The malfunctioning of EVMs tested the patience of voters waiting in long …
  • Rs 23 lakh unaccounted cash seized from car 10 Apr 2019 03:48 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: City police found Rs 23 lakh unaccounted cash being transported in a car while conducting a vehicle check at Auto Nagar gate on Tuesday. The seized cash was later handed over to the returning officer and a case has been …
  • Incumbent MLAs double their assets, Bonda among the richest in Krishna 08 Apr 2019 11:33 A majority of the incumbent elected representatives contesting the Assembly and Parliamentary elections in Krishna district have apparently become richer. The worth of their total family assets increased due to the addition of new movable or immovable …
  • TS boy bags 7th rank in Civil Services exam 06 Apr 2019 03:08 An Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer from Miryalaguda secured the seventh rank in the Civil Services exams, the results of which were declared on Friday. Varun Reddy Karnati secured the 7th rank, the top rank in both Telugu states, and he will be …
  • SCR to operate 53 special trains to clear summer passenger rush 05 Apr 2019 07:26 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  South Central Railway (SCR) will run 53 special trains between Secunderabad-Vijayawada-Hyderabad, Hyderabad-Srikakulam Road, Secunderabad -Narsapur, Hyderabad-Tirupati, Kakinada Town-Secunderabad and Kanpur Central- …
  • Independents can mar election fortunes of parties 01 Apr 2019 05:36 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Independents are giving nightmare to candidates of major political parties, who are locked in multi-cornered contests, though the latter are fighting hard to win the elections. According to election authorities, as many as …
  • Candidates hold rallies before filing nominations 22 Mar 2019 04:58 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A total of 49 candidates filed nominations in Krishna district on Thursday. TDP candidate Devineni Avinash, who is contesting from Gudivada constituency filed two sets of nomination at Gudivada MRO office in the …
  • Amid Holi celebrations, TDP candidates file nominations for Assembly polls 21 Mar 2019 14:53 [India], Mar 21 (ANI): Making the most of Holi celebrations, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leaders on Thursday filed their nomination papers for the ensuing Assembly polls in the state. Colorful rallies, drum beats, and dancing workers just added festive …
  • Elections take over Tollywood 20 Mar 2019 21:11 With the elections taking over, the Telugu film industry continues to remain dull this week as well. There are no noteworthy films releasing this week, and almost everybody from the industry is busy with the Andhra Pradesh elections. On Wednesday, actor …
  • Ganta Srinivasa Rao: Strategist or opportunist? 16 Mar 2019 09:31 VISAKHAPATNAM: Minister for human resources development Ganta Srinivasa Rao never seeks people’s mandate from the same constituency twice. He has contested four elections successfully and changed constituencies all the time. Winning different seats on a …
  • AP cops conduct awareness drives in low turnout areas 16 Mar 2019 06:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district police have started an awareness campaign in the rural areas to encourage the people to cast their votes in the upcoming elections. In addition to performing their regular and election duties, the police …
  • Goyal’s announcement widely hailed 28 Feb 2019 05:08 Two days before Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s scheduled visit to the city to address a public meeting, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday announced in New Delhi the formation of a separate railway zone with Visakhapatnam as its headquarters, …
  • State department allots six crime spot vehicles to district 18 Feb 2019 06:11 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district superintendent of police (SP) Sarvashresth Tripathi on Sunday flagged off six crime spots vehicles allotted to Krishna district and sent them to its sub-divisions. In order to extend help to the …
  • Special train from Kakinada Town to Secunderabad 21 Jan 2019 03:34 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: South Central Railway will operate a one-way special train between Kakinada Town to Secunderabad (via Rajahmundry, Bhimavaram Town, Rayanapadu) to clear the extra rush of passengers. The train consists of AC II tier, AC …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Four special trains to clear Sankranti rush 06 Jan 2019 05:56 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: To clear extra rush of passengers during Sankranti festival, four special trains will be run between Secunderabad and Visakhapatnam (2 services); Kakinada Port-Lingampally via Bhimavaram Town (1 service) and …
  • Coastal belt railway expansion by 2020-21 29 Dec 2018 02:06 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Expansion of the rail network between Vijayawada and the coastal belt, where the single line is being electrified and doubled, is expected to be complete by 2020-21. At present, the Vijayawada-Gudivada-Bhimavaram- …
  • Special trains to clear passenger rush during Sankranti, Bhavani Deeksha relinquishment 28 Dec 2018 04:44 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The South Central Railway will run four special trains from Hyderabad to Narasapur and Machilipatnam to Secunderabad to clear extra rush of passengers during the festive season of Sankranthi. These special trains consist …
  • Land oustees stall Gannavaram runway expansion work, demand resettlement 28 Dec 2018 03:28 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: As many as 620 plot owners of four private real estate ventures in Davajigudem village of Gannavaram mandal staged a sit-in on Wednesdaay and stalled the development works being carried out in their lands in Davajigudem. …
  • Cyclone Phethai: Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu conducts review meet, relief work underway 18 Dec 2018 14:53 Machilipatnam: A farmer tries to drain excess water from his paddy field after cyclone Phethai made landfall in Gudivada, near Machilipatnamm December 17, 2018. (PTI Photo) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu Tuesday reviewed rescue operations …
  • Vijayawada in a slump as heavy rains continue 18 Dec 2018 01:49 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Heavy rains have lashed Vijayawada city and suburban areas since Sunday night. The low-lying areas were filled with rainwater and several trees were uprooted. On Monday, a maximum rainfall of 6 cm was recorded in the …
  • Cyclone Phethai: Over 50... 17 Dec 2018 10:56 Many trains from Vijayawada to various destinations in coastal Andhra were suspended as a precautionary measure. The South Central Railway has cancelled over 50 trains in coastal Andhra Pradesh in view of severe cyclonic storm Phethai, which is set to hit …
  • Cyclone Phethai: Over 50 trains cancelled in... 17 Dec 2018 08:15 Many trains from Vijayawada to various destinations in coastal Andhra were suspended as a precautionary measure. The South Central Railway has cancelled over 50 trains in coastal Andhra Pradesh in view of severe cyclonic storm Phethai, which is set to hit …
  • Cyclone Phethai: Over 50 trains cancelled in Andhra 17 Dec 2018 07:12 Vijayawada: The South Central Railway has cancelled over 50 trains in coastal Andhra Pradesh in view of severe cyclonic storm Phethai, which is set to hit the coast near Kakinada on Monday afternoon. Many trains from Vijayawada to various destinations in …
  • Indian chef and great-grandmother who was one of world's oldest YouTubers dies at 107 06 Dec 2018 03:25 An Indian chef who shot to fame with YouTube videos of her cooking traditional food in an open field has died at the age of 107.  Great-grandmother Mastanamma, who went by a single name, was famed for her watermelon chicken curry which she prepared with …
  • Sabarimala Special Trains 01 Dec 2018 19:11 South Central Railway will run the following trains to clear extra rush of passengers during the ensuing Sabarimala festival season. Advance Reservation for these special trains from Kollam will open at 08.00 hrs tomorrow, 28th November 2018. 1)Train No. …
  • South Central Railway GM inspects Vijayawada railway division, inaugurates solar plant 21 Nov 2018 00:11 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: South Central Railway (SCR) General Manager Vinod Kumar Yadav on Tuesday conducted the annual inspection of Vijayawada division to review the progress of developmental activities being carried out in Narsapur-Bhimavaram- …
  • Andhra Pradesh State Disaster Management Authority Preliminary Report on Cyclone ‘TITLI’ Date: 11th October 2018 Time: 17:00 Hours 14 Oct 2018 06:41 Mandal Affected – 38 Mandals in Srikakulam Rainfall Status: Highest Rain recorded 42.6 cms between 0830 hours of 10th Oct 2018 to 0830 hours of 11th Oct 2018 in Booravilli at Gara (M) of Srikakulam District. Present Rainfall recorded is 12.3 cms between …
  • Cyclone Titli: 8 dead in Andhra Pradesh, one in Odisha 12 Oct 2018 05:57 AMARAVATI/BHUBANESWAR: A very severe cyclonic storm packing winds of up to 150 kmph and widespread rains hit eastern India Thursday, killing eight people in Andhra Pradesh and one in Odisha, damaging homes, uprooting trees and power lines in the two …
  • Titli pounds AP: 4,000 evacuated, 196 villages hit 12 Oct 2018 05:00 VISAKHAPATNAM: Cyclone Titli left a trail of destruction in Srikakulam and several other parts of AP and Odisha on Thursday. Over 4,500 people including 3,000 from Srikakulam and 1,500 from Vizianagaram were evacuated to safer places. A total of 196 …
  • Cyclone Titli: ‘Very severe’ cyclonic storm leaves 8 dead in Andhra, widespread damage caused 11 Oct 2018 12:46 — By PTI | Oct 11, 2018 03:44 pm Amaravati (AP): The ‘very severe’ cyclonic storm, ‘Titli‘, left eight people dead, besides causing widespread damage in Srikakulam and Vizianagaram districts of north coastal Andhra Pradesh Thursday, the State Disaster …
  • Deaths, Outage As Cyclone Titli Hits Andhra Pradesh 11 Oct 2018 12:30 Cyclone Titli: Several flights and train services between Andhra and Odisha.have been affected. Amaravati: The "very severe" cyclonic storm, "Titli", left eightpeople dead, besides causing widespread damage in Srikakulam and …
  • 8 dead as Cyclone Titli hits Andhra Pradesh, Odisha 11 Oct 2018 11:09 The “very severe” cyclonic storm, “Titli”, left eight people dead, besides causing widespread damage in Srikakulam and Vizianagaram districts of north coastal Andhra Pradesh on Thursday, the State Disaster Management Authority said. IMAGE: People make …
  • Cyclone 'Titli' leaves eight dead in Andhra Pradesh, causes widespread damage 11 Oct 2018 10:56 AMARAVATI: The "very severe" cyclonic storm, "Titli", left eight people dead, besides causing widespread damage in Srikakulam and Vizianagaram districts of north coastal Andhra Pradesh Thursday, the State Disaster Management Authority ( …
  • South Central Railway to run four Suvidha special trains from Oct 18 to clear passenger rush 06 Oct 2018 01:38 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In order to clear extra passenger rush, the South Central Railway (SCR) will run four Suvidha special train services between Hyderabad and Kakinada Town from October 18. The SCR also announced 10 weekly Tatkal Express …
  • Amazon promises shoppers faster deliveries this festival season 28 Sep 2018 15:39 Online shopping giant Amazon is all out to wow Indian shoppers with speedy, faster product deliveries during the ‘Great Indian Festival’ sale next month. The e-commerce company will not only deliver but also install large appliances such as TVs, …
  • Inter student ends life, kin cry foul 26 Sep 2018 02:15 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A first-year Inter student of a private junior college in Nidamanuru allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself to the ceiling of his hostel room. Though the college management said that he committed suicide, the boy …
  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: Van Buren regroups, knocks off West 19 Sep 2018 13:50 CENTERTON -- Van Buren's hopes of remaining near the top of the 6A-West Conference volleyball standings took a wrong turn Tuesday night when it dropped the first set against Bentonville West. The Lady Pointers didn't need long to regroup and put …
  • 193 pension cases in Andhra Pradesh pending under new rule 19 Sep 2018 02:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   As many as ‘193 pension cases’ are pending in the courts across the State and 250 people from Krishna, Guntur, Prakasam, East Godavari and West Godavari districts showed up in the pension adalat in Tummalapalli …
  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: Bentonville West holds off Rogers Heritage in five sets 14 Sep 2018 13:54 ROGERS -- Bentonville West may not have been at full strength, but the Lady Wolverines still found a way earn a victory Thursday night at War Eagle Arena. Sophomore Emerson Traweek put down a match-high 19 kills to help West claim a hard-fought 3-2 win (25 …
  • Transport officials to crack whip on expired learner’s licence users 09 Sep 2018 01:34 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Though the officials of Road Transport Authority (RTA) are organising LLR  melas across Krishna district, it seems that they have failed in sensitising vehicle users on the need to avail driving licence after the expiry …
  • Harikrishna did 13 films and got a Nandi Award 30 Aug 2018 23:06 Harikrishna acted in only 13 films, including three as a child artiste. However, his acting prowess won him a Nandi Award for Best Character Actor in the year 2002 for the film Lahiri Lahiri Lahirilo. Interestingly, his co-star Bhanupriya also won an award …
  • Paddy fields inundated in Krishnagiri district 21 Aug 2018 02:15 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With heavy rains lashing the district for the last three days, several streams are flowing at danger level since Sunday night paralysing normal life. Roads in several mandals like Nandigama, Mylavaram, Kanchikacherla, …
  • Heavy Rain lashes Vijayawada, low-lying areas inundated; TPA demands pothole-free roads 20 Aug 2018 02:27 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With rains lashing the city for the past few days, potholes dot several roads causing inconvenience to the motorists and pedestrians alike. Due to continuous rainfall since Saturday night, the majority of the roads in …
  • PREP VOLLEYBALL REPORT 19 Aug 2018 13:47 Fayetteville no longer has two of the best players to ever play on one team in Arkansas, but the Lady Bulldogs are far from being void of talent and experience. Haley Warner and Ella May Powell were high school All-Americans who led Fayetteville to three …
  • Centre backstabbed Andhra Pradesh by denying its due, alleges CM N Chandrababu Naidu 01 Aug 2018 02:08 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  Coming down heavily on the Modi government, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu alleged that the BJP-led NDA regime was playing with the lives of people of Andhra Pradesh. Speaking at a public meeting organised after …
  • Anti-Corruption Bureau seizes Rs1 lakh in raids on Road Transport Authority office 28 Jul 2018 01:49 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials carried out surprise checks at the Gudivada Road Transport Authority (RTA) office on Friday and found that 14 agents (mediators) in its licence issuing room and on the office …
  • Mobile repair training helping youth eke out a living 21 Jul 2018 10:05 Venkateswara Rao, a differently-abled person, till sometime back used to struggle to eke out a living and was dependent on his parents even for his pocket money. Now, he is a proud owner of a mobile phone shop-cum-service centre, thanks to the training he …
  • Passport printing to start at Vijayawada RPO soon 08 Jun 2018 00:44 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The passport printing, dispatching and other related services are going to be available at the Regional Passport Office, Vijayawada, in the next 3-4 months. The RPO, which started its operations in Vijayawada in  April …
  • NTR's 95th birth anniversary: Balakrishna announces biopic release date; CBN demands Bharat Ratna 28 May 2018 14:40 Nara Chandrababu Naidu and BalakrishnaFacebook Nandamuri Balakrishna has announced the release date of his late father NT Rama Rao aka NTR's biopic on his 95th birth anniversary, while Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu (CBN) demanded …
  • Boys volleyball: Boys volleyball: Special seasons end for Hersey, Palatine 26 May 2018 04:27 The exceptional two-year run by the Hersey boys volleyball team ended Friday night in Glenview. The last 2 seasons have been first-rate for the Huskies, as they won the Mid-Suburban East each year, were victorious in regionals and sectionals and advanced …
  • Elaborate security arrangements for TDP’s annual conclave in Vijayawada 26 May 2018 00:02 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Ahead of the Telugu Desam Party’s (TDP) Mahanadu at Siddhartha Engineering College ground in Kanuru village, the Vijayawada city police have enforced traffic diversions in the city for three days starting from Sunday. …
  • YSRCP bid to ‘purify’ TDP meet venue foiled 24 May 2018 04:38 YSRCP leaders who were on their way to the A.U. Engineering College grounds to ‘purify’ the venue where the ‘Dharma Porata Deeksha’ of the TDP was held, were taken into preventive custody on Wednesday morning. The YSRCP announced its plan on Tuesday itself …
  • Raid on Vijayawada fruit market: Rampant use of illegal chemicals found 12 May 2018 01:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  As strict ban was imposed on using calcium carbide to artificially ripen mangoes, the fruit vendors at Kedareswararaopet fruit market in the city have opted to use ethylene sachets, which they get from China and other …
  • Artificial ripening of mangoes: Crackdown on traders in Vijayawada 10 May 2018 02:25 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Officials of Food Safety Department and Vigilance and Enforcement (V&E) have jointly cracked a whip on errant fruit vendors who were found using banned calcium carbide powder for artificial ripening of mangoes in …
  • Chandrababu Naidu shedding crocodile tears for women, says YS Jaganmohan Reddy 08 May 2018 01:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:Leader of the Opposition YS Jaganmohan Reddy has dismissed Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu’s rallies and meetings condemning sexual assaults against women as a drama with an eye on elections scheduled to be held next …
  • YS Jaganmohan Reddy promises advocates’ welfare fund 07 May 2018 01:15 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  YSR Congress president YS Jaganmohan Reddy has assured the legal fraternity in the State that he will set up a Rs 100-crore Advocates Welfare Fund like the one in Telangana if his party is voted to power. Interacting …
  • Dried up Kolleru Lake leaves Andhra Pradesh villagers high and dry 04 May 2018 01:29 Express News Service ELURU: Depleting water levels in Kolleru lake spread over West Godavari and Krishna districts has been creating panic among the agrarian and fishermen communities. The drought-like situation is also worrying environmentalists. Kolleru, …
  • Vijayawada institutes offer big discounts on IT courses 14 Apr 2018 02:40 VIJAYAWADA: City coaching institutes, which train students in various computer languages and software tools, are partnering with educational organisations to keep the young mass from going to Hyderabad and other major cities for training. As such, these …
  • Why politicians contest two seats, why EC wants to limit them to one 08 Apr 2018 20:26 Written by Pradeep Kaushal | New Delhi | Published: April 9, 2018 12:21:29 am PM Modi during the 2014 general election had contested from two seats one in his home state of Gujarat another in Uttar Pradesh. (Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal) When BJP prime …
  • Woman falls off moving train, dies 22 Mar 2018 01:42 Image used for representational purpose VIJAYAWADA: A woman died after she fell off a moving train while attempting to open one of its doors near Ramavarappadu railway station on Wednesday. The deceased, Muduluri Mamatha (35), was identified as a resident …
  • Vijayawada: Police arrest one for elderly couple murder 20 Mar 2018 02:03 Image used for representational purpose VIJAYAWADA:  The Gudivada police achieved a breakthrough in the sensational murder of an elderly couple in Gudivada on Saturday with the arrest of an accused in Chennai. The first clue, cops said, was that the …
  • Bribe taint on Gudivada civic chief 03 Nov 2017 05:36 VIJAYAWADA: The Anti-Corruption Bureau on Thursday caught Gudivada Municipal Commissioner N Pramod Kumar red-handed accepting a bribe of `1.10 lakh from a contractor. ACB Director General (DG) RP Thakur said civil contractor Koya Venkata Akka Rao had …
  • YSRC, TDP activists come close to blows at Gudivada 12 Apr 2017 02:17 VIJAYAWADA: Tension prevailed for a while at Gudivada town in Krishna district on Tuesday when cadre of the Telugu Desam Party and YSR Congress came close to blows as TDP members burst crackers near the YSRC office after winning the municipality ward by- …
  • 500 cops deployed for Kartika Pournima in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh 12 Nov 2019 00:17 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The district administration and the police department is taking several measures to prevent any untoward incident from happening near the beaches during the celebrations of Kartika Pournima, as heavy rush of devotees is …
  • Adani pares AP investments from Rs 70,000 crore to Rs 3,000 crore 07 Nov 2019 06:51 Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh government headed by YS Jaganmohan Reddy has asked the Indian multinational Adani Group to credibly revise its investment plans with precise time frames and investments, making the Gautam Adani-headed conglomerate to …
  • Krishna District Cooperative Central Bank CEO in ACB net for accepting bribe 30 Oct 2019 02:12 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Sleuths of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Tuesday caught Krishna District Cooperative Central Bank chief executive officer (CEO) while accepting a bribe of Rs 1 lakh at his office in Machilipatnam. The tainted …
  • Honour killing? two minors found dead in Krishna district 29 Oct 2019 12:01 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In a shocking incident, two minors, a boy and a girl, were found dead under mysterious circumstances at a house in Jayapuram of Bantumilli mandal on Sunday afternoon.  While the boy was pursuing ITI course from a private …
  • Meet eight entrepreneurs who defied all odds and rose to the top 26 Oct 2019 22:01 The ability to persevere in the face of adversity might be what separates the everyman and the great. This Diwali, we are telling you about eight people from different parts of the country who took on adversity and emerged with gold. Consider a visually …
  • Andhra Pradesh cops crack whip on errant cracker manufacturers 26 Oct 2019 01:51 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With Diwali inching closer and multiple incidents of workers of firecracker manufacturing units getting injured due to accidental explosions getting reported, police officials have carried out Statewide inspections and …
  • Low pressure effect: State experiences widespread rain 23 Oct 2019 07:52 The low-pressure area formed over the south west and adjoining west central Bay of Bengal off the north Tamil Nadu and south Andhra Pradesh coasts triggered moderate to very heavy rains across the State on Tuesday. The low pressure is very likely to become …
  • Control rooms set up after heavy rains lash Krishna district 23 Oct 2019 06:28 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With heavy rains lashing Krishna district for the past few days, the sanctum sanctorum of renowned Sri Subrahmanyeswara Swamy Temple in Mopidevi village of Avanigadda mandal was inundated on Tuesday.  Water engulfed the …
  • Andhra govt retrieves 4,700 acres from Krishnapatnam Infratech’s SEZ 21 Oct 2019 08:50 HYDERABAD: Andhra Pradesh government has decided to reclaim over 4,700 acres of land allotted to Navayuga group’s Krishnapatnam Infratech for its multi-purpose special economic zone (SEZ), a third setback to the group after YS Jaganmohan Reddy government …
  • Machilipatnam MP V Balashowry urges PM Modi to take steps to save Savings Bank accounts  21 Oct 2019 01:51 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Machilipatnam MP V Balashowry, who is a member of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to take steps to build confidence among people of the country that their …
  • Man killed by lightning strike in Andhra Pradesh 19 Oct 2019 13:08 The incident took place in the evening when B Nageswara Rao, an agricultural labourer, was returning home from the field with buffalos. Machilipatnam: A 55-year-old labourer died after being struck by lightning in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district on …
  • One dies, friend injured as car hits tractor in Vijayawada 14 Oct 2019 02:25 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A 30-year-old man lost his life to a road accident on Saturday, while his friend in their car sustained severe injuries. The accident took place near Kanumuru village in Pamarru Mandal, when the deceased Uyyal Srinivas …
  • Krishna district police nab gang for smuggling Indian star tortoises 14 Oct 2019 02:25 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A gang smuggling 500 Indian star Tortoises worth Rs 50 lakh was held by Krishna district police. In a joint operation carried out by Krishna district special party police and Kalidindi rural sub-inspector T Ramakrishna’s …
  • Teen Arrested For Allegedly Sexually Assaulting Girl, 5, In Andhra Pradesh: Cops 12 Oct 2019 21:15 An investigation has been launched into the incident, the police said. (Representational) Amaravati: A 17-year-old boy was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a five-year-old girl in Machilipatnam town in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh on …
  • TDP's Kollu Ravindra Continues Hunger Strike At Home Over Sand Scarcity 12 Oct 2019 13:00 Krishna (Andhra Pradesh): Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader Kollu Ravindra has been on a hunger strike since Thursday to protest against what he says is sand scarcity in Andhra Pradesh, seeking the government's intervention in the matter. He is expected …
  • PM Modi to inaugurate Kartarpur Corridor: Harsimrat | Live Updates 12 Oct 2019 12:18 Oct 12, 2019 5:28 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda Economy of the country is sound, says Union Minister Ravi Shankar Union Minister Ravi Shankar said: "On 2nd October, 3 movies were released. Film trade analyst Komal Nahta told that the day saw …
  • Krishna district police foil former minister Kollu Ravindra’s fast bid in Machilipatnam 12 Oct 2019 04:13 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna police have taken former minister and TDP leader Kollu Ravindra into custody and prevented him from observing the proposed 36-hour ‘deeksha’ at Koneru Centre in Machilipatnam, resenting the alleged ‘artificial’ …
  • New vehicles for ‘108’ and ‘104’ services, says Jagan 11 Oct 2019 07:59 Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Thursday said that the government had placed orders for purchase of new ambulance vehicles for the ‘108’ service and also for expanding the ‘104’ service in the rural areas. “The ‘108’ and ‘104’ services have become …
  • Mystery shrouds Machilipatnam man’s death in Vijayawada's private hospital 11 Oct 2019 03:09 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A man died under suspicious circumstances at a private hospital in the city on Wednesday. The deceased was identified as P Venkata Sai Krishna Mohan (45) of Machilipatnam.  Patamata Circle Inspector MV Durga Rao said …
  • YSR Kanti Velugu will cover 5.4 crore people in State, announces CM Jagan Reddy at launch 11 Oct 2019 02:59 By Express News Service ANANTAPUR: Launching the ‘YSR Kanti Velugu’ in Anantapur on Thursday, marking the World Sight Day, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said in the next three years all the 5.4 crore people in the State will be screened for eye …
  • Explained: Why the monsoon is pulling out so late 09 Oct 2019 05:22 'The last time we had such a late withdrawal of monsoon was in 1960 or so.' IMAGE: National and state disaster response force personnel rescue citizens from the flood-affected Rajendra Nagar area in Patna. Bihar and many parts of northern India saw …
  • Machilipatnam imitation jewellery loses GI battle 08 Oct 2019 06:38
  • SBI questions veracity of Andhra Pradesh government’s guarantees 08 Oct 2019 03:16 HYDERABAD: State Bank of India (SBI) has questioned the veracity of guarantees the YS Jaganmohan Reddy-led Andhra Pradesh government has offered to raise funds for its power sector after the post-election renegotiation of several purchase deals cleared by …
  • Loans worth Rs 740 crore provided under Vijayawada Loan Mela 08 Oct 2019 02:40 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Krishna district bankers set a new record by providing around Rs 740 crore worth of loans to the public in a span of one week under the first phase of Loan Mela, a customer outreach programme, said State-level …
  • Thunderstorms take charge as monsoon readies to withdraw 06 Oct 2019 05:52   The country is quickly transitioning into monsoon transitional weather with flashy systems ranging from cyclonic circulations, troughs and a line of wind discontinuity taking charge over many areas. These systems enjoy a free run since monsoon south- …
  • Doctor, Nurse Arrested For Dumping Newborn Abandoned By Mother In Andhra 05 Oct 2019 23:01 Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh: A private doctor and an auxiliary nurse midwife (ANM) were arrested on Saturday, days after the death of a newborn girl whom they allegedly dumped near a temple after she was abandoned by her unwed mother at a nursing home in …
  • Experts blame climate change, unplanned development for floods in UP, Bihar 02 Oct 2019 12:21 Several parts of India are currently facing severe flooding as a result of unusually heavy monsoon rain, with the states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar particularly affected. (Representational Image) As heavy rains pound several states across India throwing …
  • IMD’s Doppler Radar dysfunctional: Hyd forecasts become doubtful 01 Oct 2019 02:37 Telangana’s only ‘Doppler Radar’, which helps track of cloud movement, makes weather forecasts and records rainfall for the India Meteorological Department (IMD) Hyderabad observatory, has been dysfunctional for the third day in a row. “We are repairing …
  • Hyderabad crane victims of Makkah received hefty amount 30 Sep 2019 08:43 By Irfan Mohammed Jeddah: The poor man of Hyderabad was surprised when he had received a cheque of US $ 133,000 equivalent to Rs. 93.77 lakh rupees from Saudi Arabian government recently by post. The cheque was issued none other Saudi Arabia Monetary …
  • Adani group invited to develop major port at Machilipatnam 30 Sep 2019 05:22 The State government has invited the Adani Ports and SEZ Limited to be part of the project to develop a deep sea port in an extent of 9,200 acres of the sea-front area on the Machilipatnam coast. In August, the State government had scrapped the agreement …
  • How Jaganmohan Reddy is targeting Chandrababu Naidu in Jayalalithaa style 28 Sep 2019 18:07 YS Jaganmohan Reddy’s apparent vendetta politics against Chandrababu Naidu in Andhra Pradesh has eerie similarities to J Jayalalithaa’s revenge saga against M Karunanidhi that once played out in neighbouring Tamil Nadu. Both instances involve a politician …
  • Machilipatnam boy lodges complaint against parents for torture 26 Sep 2019 03:28 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A 12-year-old boy lodged a complaint against his parents, alleging that they tortured him by burning his leg with an immersion rod in Machilipatnam town on Tuesday. The news went viral on social media. After contacting …
  • Andhra women's college secretary arrested for asking sexual favours from student 22 Sep 2019 04:48 Machilipatnam: A senior office-bearer of the Grace Nursing College for Women here was arrested on Saturday evening for allegedly seeking sexual favours from a 22-year-old student, police said. S Ramesh (42), the Secretary and Correspondent of the college, …
  • Andhra College Staff Accused Of Demanding Sexual Favours, Arrested 22 Sep 2019 04:08 The official was arrested under the Nirbhaya Act, police said. (Representational image) Machilipatnam: A senior office-bearer of a Nursing College in Andhra Pradesh was arrested Saturday evening for allegedly seeking sexual favours from a 22-year-old …
  • Student of Sara Grace School of Nursing accuses correspondent of harassment 21 Sep 2019 03:53 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Alleging sexual harassment against a nursing college correspondent, a girl student lodged a complaint with the Machilipatnam police on Friday.  According to the Robertson Pet police, the accused S Ramesh (48) was taken …
  • Andhra CM Jagan Reddy instruct officials to build boat jetties 21 Sep 2019 03:51 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has directed officials to prepare an action plan to complete the construction of boat jetties in the State in a specific time frame.  The government is planning to construct 12 jetties …
  • Vijayawada: Nursing student files sexual abuse plaint 20 Sep 2019 21:29  A relative of the student said the correspondent, Ramesh, of Grace College, Machilipatnam, had abused several girls of the third year, who were too scared to complain. (Representational image) Vijayawada: A final year BSc Nursing student has made a police …
  • LIC Assistant Recruitment 2019 process for 8500 posts begins @licindia.in 17 Sep 2019 04:50 Sl No. Zone Division State Phase-I: Preliminary Examination / Phase-II : Main Examination : 1 CENTRAL ZONE Bhopal Madhya Pradesh BHOPAL 2 CENTRAL ZONE Bilaspur Chhattisgarh BILASPUR (CHHATTISGARH) 3 CENTRAL ZONE GWALIOR Madhya Pradesh GWALIOR 4 CENTRAL …
  • 194 petitions received at Spandana 17 Sep 2019 04:07 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: As many as 194 petitions were received at Spandana, the public grievance redressal platform, held at the city police commissioner’s office in Vijayawada and SP office in Machilipatnam on Monday. Interacting directly with …
  • Drives to reduce mishap fatalities on Andhra Pradesh's vital roads 06 Sep 2019 03:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Owing to the rising number of road accidents in Krishna district, the transport department and police personnel have been conducting special drives to reduce the number of mishaps, especially on vital roads such as …
  • Andhra Bank merger proposal unites leaders, people in Andhra Pradesh 05 Sep 2019 21:45 VIJAYAWADA: The end of the road for the 96-year old Andhra Bank as proposed by the Centre is not going down well with the people of AP.  The ruling YSR Congress, opposition Telugu Desam, Congress and Communist parties and several other organisations are …
  • Andhra cabinet endorses junking of Polavaram Hydel Project 05 Sep 2019 06:22 Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh Cabinet on Wednesday approved the government’s decision to cancel the Polavaram Hydel Power Project contract awarded to Navayuga Engineering worth Rs 3,216 crore even as the high court had suspended the government’s decision …
  • AP govt takes back land for Machilipatnam port 05 Sep 2019 04:45
  • AP cabinet wants Centre to retain name of Andhra Bank Amaravati 04 Sep 2019 15:05 The Andhra Pradesh Cabinet on Wednesday demanded that the Centre retain the name of Andhra Bank, in the wake of the move to merge it with Union Bank of India and Corporation Bank. The cabinet passed a resolution in this regard as ministers denounced the …
  • Andhra Pradesh Cabinet cancels Rs 3,216 crore worth Polavaram Hydel Power Project 04 Sep 2019 08:41 By IANS AMARAVATHI: The Andhra Pradesh Cabinet on Wednesday cancelled the Rs 3,216.11 crore worth Polavaram Hydel Power Project contract and called for new tenders in the reverse tendering process. Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy chaired the meeting …
  • After ‘Hyderabad’, now ‘Andhra’ to slip into banking history 01 Sep 2019 09:30 Hyderabad, Sep 1 (IANS) After Hyderabad, it is now the turn of Andhra Pradesh to disappear from the list of public sector banks, depriving both Telugu states of their identity in the banking sector. Two years after State Bank of Hyderabad became history …
  • Resentment on Merger of Andhra Bank 01 Sep 2019 06:26 Hyderabad: Andhra Bank account holders and concerned citizens have expressed resentment over the merger of Andhra Bank into other banks. Andhra Bank was the representative of Telugu Culture and a symbol of pride for the Telugu speaking people. YSRCP MP …
  • Andhra Bank set to walk into history in Machilipatnam 01 Sep 2019 03:49 On a bustling Saturday morning, the staff at Andhra Bank Founder’s Branch in Machilipatnam was seen consoled by rare visitors over the merger of the bank with the Union Bank of India — mostly elderly people who had shared a distinctive association as …
  • YSRCP, Congress oppose Andhra Bank’s merger 31 Aug 2019 17:38 Amaravati, Aug 31 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh’s ruling YSR Congress Party and opposition Congress have taken exception to the Centre’s decision to merge Andhra Bank with two other banks, saying it amounts to hurting the sentiments of the Telugu people. They …
  • Half of merging banks had ‘foreign’ origins 30 Aug 2019 23:22 [email protected] Mumbai: While the big bang merger will bring in much needed economies of scale in the operations of some of the smaller banks, it will also result in erasing the identity of six banks, some of which are more than a century old. …
  • CM Jagan planning four capitals for Andhra: BJP MP 27 Aug 2019 04:34 Image Source : PTI Andhra CM Jagan Mohan Reddy Adding a new twist to the ongoing row over future of Andhra Pradesh capital Amaravati, a BJP MP said Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy may go for four capitals. Rajya Sabha member T.G. Venkatesh claimed …
  • Rainfall to continue in Krishna district for next two days 22 Aug 2019 02:51 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Heavy rains accompanied by gusty winds lashed Krishna district on Wednesday, with Gannavaram Mandal recording over 83 mm of rainfall. Lightning struck the Tahsildar’s office in Bapulapadu Mandal in the afternoon. Power …
  • APSRTC bus takes one life in Vijayawada 22 Aug 2019 02:51 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A man died on-the-spot when an APSRTC bus hit him while crossing the road at Machilipatnam Chilakalapudi circle on Wednesday. According to Chilakalapudi police, at 10 am in the morning, the deceased Ravindra (45), a …
  • Rajnath Singh to perform ground-breaking ceremony of Missile Test Range Centre in Andhra Pradesh 19 Aug 2019 23:17 PTI| Aug 19, 2019, 11.32 PM IST PTI Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh MACHILIPATNAM: Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will perform the ground-breaking ceremony for the Missile Test Range Centre on August 26 at Gullamoda village in Andhra Pradesh…
  • Adani Group likely to acquire 72% stake in Andhra's Krishnapatnam Port 19 Aug 2019 11:18 The Adani Group is likely to acquire a 72 per cent stake in Krishnapatnam Port Company Limited (KPCL), the operator of Krishnapatnam deep water sea port in Andhra Pradesh. The two parties have signed a confidentiality agreement in this connection. …
  • Andhra faces uphill task to foot the bill for freebies 16 Aug 2019 09:12 Hyderabad, Aug 16 (IANS) With the series of sops announced during last two-and-half months needing a whopping Rs 50,000 crore, YSR Congress government in Andhra Pradesh faces an uphill task of raising the additional resources. With the resource gap already …
  • Awareness drive on snakebites takes place in Vijayawada 14 Aug 2019 02:04 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  In order to create awareness on snake bites and first aid techniques, Friends of Snake Society, along with the officials of the Police, Forest and Health departments, conducted an awareness session in Avanigadda mandal …
  • Applications invited from schedule caste law graduates for training 14 Aug 2019 02:04 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The district Social Welfare department has invited applications from eligible Law graduates from candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC) for training in the scheme of administration for justice for 2019-20. A …
  • More Krishna inflows raise Prakasam district farmers’ hopes 13 Aug 2019 03:22 By Express News Service ONGOLE:  Prakasam district is expected to get more Krishna water, in addition to 5 tmc as was agreed upon earlier, from Nagarjuna Sagar project right canal for irrigation and drinking purposes, as the river continues to get heavy …
  • Jagan Mohan Reddy cancels YSR's pick for Machilipatnam port 09 Aug 2019 01:16 VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday cancelled the concession agreement with Navayuga to build the proposed Machilipatnam port. The government had earlier removed Navayuga from the Polavaram project.   The government asked the Krishna …
  • Andhra cancels agreement for Machilipatnam port 08 Aug 2019 21:05 Amaravati, Aug 9 (IANS) In another major decision, Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday cancelled the concession agreement for development of Machilipatnam port. The state government issued an order, resuming 412 acres of land which was given on lease. …
  • Will complete Polavaram in two years, asserts Minister 04 Aug 2019 06:01 Minister for Irrigation P. Anil Kumar has asserted that the Polavaram project will be completed at any cost in two years. Denying media reports that the project works had been deliberately delayed, he told mediapersons here on Saturday that no works could …
  • Andhra gang cheats in pretext of selling rice puller, magical attractor; arrested 30 Jul 2019 08:11 Krishna: Machilipatnam Central Crime Station (CCS) police has arrested a gang of ten persons involved in cheating people in the name of 'rice pulling'. The police team led by CCS SI Mohammad Habib Basha and Machilipatnam SI Rajesh arrested the gang …
  • Andhra gang loots by selling 'rice pulling' machine, magical attractor, arrested 30 Jul 2019 08:04 The gang is also accused of having stolen the golden 'kalash' from Shiva temple. Krishna: Machilipatnam Central Crime Station (CCS) police has arrested a gang of ten persons involved in cheating people in the name of 'rice pulling'. The …
  • No plan to hand over Machilipatnam port to Telangana: YSRC MLA Ambati Rambabu 30 Jul 2019 01:58 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: YSRC MLA Ambati Rambabu has refuted allegations made by TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu and his son Nara Lokesh that the State government is trying to hand over Machilipatnam port to the Telangana government. “It is a …
  • Naidu alleges move to hand over Bandar Port to Telangana 29 Jul 2019 18:13 Amaravati, July 29 (IANS) Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Monday alleged that the state government was trying to handover the Machilipatnam port to Telangana, but the ruling YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) dismissed the allegation. …
  • Hyderabad hub for US-India def ties: Katherine Hadda 24 Jul 2019 21:49 Hyderabad: Hyderabad is an emerging hub for US aerospace manufacturing units including those with ties to the US military. Speaking exclusively to Deccan Chronicle on the growing defence trade, US Consulate General Katherine Hadda said, “The part that is …
  • Anganwadi worker accuses Transport Minister Perni Venkataramaiah of sexual harassment 14 Jul 2019 08:36 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   Accusing Machilipatnam MLA and Transport Minister Perni Venkataramaiah (Nani) of harassment, a 40-year-old Dalit woman who is an Anganwadi worker and Aasha supervisor, attempted suicide by consuming poison in …
  • Asha worker attempts suicide, alleges harassment by minister 14 Jul 2019 07:16 By PTI MACHLIPATNAM: An Asha worker attempted to commit suicide by consuming some tablets alleging harassment by Andhra Pradesh minister for Transport and Information and PR Perni Venkataramaiah (Nani) and his supporters, police said Saturday. J Jaya …
  • Asha Worker Commits Suicide, Alleges Harassment By Andhra Minister 13 Jul 2019 22:42 A case has been registered in Inaguduru police station of Machilipatnam town, police said. Machilipatnam: An Asha worker attempted to commit suicide by consuming some tablets alleging harassment by Andhra Pradesh Transport minister and local MLA Perni …
  • 13-year-old girl raped by cousin in Andhra Pradesh 11 Jul 2019 04:59 Machilipatnam: A 13-year-old girl was allegedly raped and impregnated by her cousin in Machilipatnam town of Krishna district in Andhra Pradesh, police said Wednesday. The incident came to light Wednesday evening after Integrated Child Development Services …
  • 13-Year-Old Girl Allegedly Raped By Cousin In Andhra Pradesh 10 Jul 2019 23:17 Accused Mohan Kumar has been detained for questioning, police said (Representational) Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh: A 13-year-old girl was allegedly raped and impregnated by her cousin in Machilipatnam town of Krishna district in Andhra Pradesh, the …
  • Krishna: Forest dept recovers 50 iguanas 08 Jul 2019 11:13 Category: India Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: Jul 08, 2019, 3:28 pm IST Updated: Jul 08, 2019, 3:28 pm IST Krishna: Around 50 iguanas were recovered by Forest department officials on Monday from a person in Machilipatnam fish market. The iguanas were …
  • Bank Cashier Arrested For Stealing 2 Kg Gold, Rs 25 Lakh Cash 08 Jul 2019 00:29 A complaint was lodged by the State Bank of India Paritala Branch Manager on May 28 (Representational) Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh: A bank cashier was arrested on Sunday in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district allegedly after the recovery of 2 kg gold …
  • CIBA scientists advocate crop holiday to reduce shrimp mortality rate 03 Jul 2019 07:58 The Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (CIBA-Chennai) scientists on Tuesday advocated crop holiday and micro-level focus on water parameters to bring down the mortality rate of shrimp due to ‘White Spot Syndrome (WSS)’. The group of Principal …
  • Spandana disappoints this leprosy patient who needs doctor certificate 02 Jul 2019 05:32 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Ragula Venkanna (54) of Krishna Lanka in the city attended the Spandana programme on Monday with a hope of getting a doctor certificate to avail of welfare benefits for the disabled. After entering the premises of Sub- …
  • IAF soldier’s last rites performed in Vijayawada 29 Jun 2019 06:47 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The last rites of a 23-year-old leading aircraftman (LAC) of the Indian Air Force (IAF), P Lavanya Prakash were performed in Machilipatnam on Friday afternoon. Prakash’s body reached the Gannavaram airport around 7 am …
  • Andhra Pradesh: One rescued, another feared drowned in Manginapudi beach 24 Jun 2019 09:37 [India], Jun 07 (ANI): Two brothers got caught in the current at Manginapudi beach in Machilipatnam in Krishna district, after which one of them was rescued while the other one remains missing. The brothers were identified as V Sai Gopal (18) and V Hemant …
  • Andhra Pradesh to blame for delay in railway line project, says, Piyush Goyal 22 Jun 2019 05:29 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal clarified that delay in execution of works on Machilipatnam-Vijayawada railway line was due to the State government’s failure to deposit its share of the project cost of `306 crore.   …
  • Raids unearth violations in seed processing units 18 Jun 2019 11:01 Officials of the Vigilance and Enforcement (V&E) conducted raids on seed processing units in East Godavari district on Monday and seized stocks worth about ₹1.70 crore for various violations. The V&E teams inspected Vivekananda Seeds at Anaparthi …
  • Dilip Buildcon Ltd receives provisional completion certificate for section of NH-9 17 Jun 2019 06:49 Dilip Buildcon Ltd has announced that, the project 'Four Laning of NH-9 from Vijayawada - Machilipatnam section from Km 0.000 to Km 63.800 (Approx Length 64.611 Km) in the State of Andhra Pradesh under NHDP Phase - III to be executed under EPC mode.…
  • Monsoon to hit Andhra Pradesh only by June 16: IMD 14 Jun 2019 06:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Met department has predicted that southwest monsoon is likely to reach the State only after June 16. As per the IMD forecast, districts of Coastal Andhra Pradesh are likely to witness both thunderstorms and heatwave …
  • Plaque of former Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu vandalised 11 Jun 2019 08:37 Security has been beefed up in the area to maintain law and order situation, police informed. Machilipatnam: Tension gripped the Zilla Parishad office premises here after some unidentified persons allegedly vandalised a plaque carrying the name of former …
  • Bharat Electronics Limited announces Performance Highlights of 2018-19 03 Jun 2019 05:21 Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has recorded a turnover of Rs. 11,789 Crores (audited) during the Financial Year 2018-19, registering a growth of 17% over the previous year turnover of Rs. 10,085 Crores. The Profit Before Tax for FY …
  • Power use around Vijayawada doubles 03 Jun 2019 04:26 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Power use in Krishna district has nearly doubled this summer, according to AP Transco. As against the average daily use of 600 MW, daily average energy consumption has risen to 1,004 MW this summer. AP Transco SE K …
  • 150 Kg Ganja Seized In Andhra Pradesh's Krishna District, 2 Arrested 28 May 2019 10:45 The Nandivada police registered a case and the vehicle along with the seized contraband. Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh: The Krishna district police Monday seized 150 kg ganja, worth Rs 20 lakh, and arrested two person while they were allegedly smuggling …
  • YSRCP set to wrest many seats from Telugu Desam in Krishna district 24 May 2019 03:11 The YSR Congress Party has wrested many seats from the TDP in Krishna district, including three Assembly constituencies represented by ministers and the Deputy Speaker. YSRCP was leading in 13 out of the 16 Assembly constituencies and Kesineni Srinivas ( …
  • Hired bus drivers stage protest, refuse to carry excess passengers 17 May 2019 04:45 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Passengers commuting from Machilipatnam to various parts of Krishna district faced a harrowing time on Thursday morning after the hired bus drivers of State Road Transport Corporation (RTC) staged a protest at …
  • TDP may field Vangaveeti from Machilipatnam 12 Mar 2019 18:04 VIJAYAWADA: The TDP leadership may field former YSRC leader Vangaveeti Radha from Machilipatnam Lok Sabha constituency in the upcoming general elections. Radha met chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu at his Undavalli residence on Monday evening. He also met …
  • Development work commences on Andhra’s Machilipatnam Port 07 Feb 2019 17:41 Amaravati, Feb 7 (IANS) Work for development of Machilipatnam Port on the east coast of India commenced on Thursday. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu laid the foundation stone for the deep sea port to be constructed at an estimated cost …
  • ISRO’s expo of space missions a big draw in Machilipatnam 29 Jan 2019 07:39 The display of replicas of satellite launch vehicles and satellites by the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC-SHAR) of the Indian Space Research Organisation here on Monday enabled hundreds of students to understand ISRO’s space operations and missions. The …
  • Elisa test facility dysfunctional at machilipatnam 29 Sep 2018 01:15 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district, which has a population of about 45 lakhs, has only two hospitals where ELISA test facility is available. Sadly, one of them at District Headquarters Hospital, Machilipatnam has been dysfunctional for …
  • Rs 1.5 lakh unaccounted cash seized from sub-registrar's office in Machilipatnam 21 Aug 2018 02:15 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials carried out a surprise check at the sub-registrar’s office in Machilipatnam on Monday afternoon, and found Rs 1.55 lakhs of unaccounted money in possession of the office staff. …
  • Anil Kumble unveils CK Nayudu’s statue in Machilipatnam 26 Jul 2018 23:48 By: PTI | Published: July 24, 2018 8:30:51 pm The ace leg-spinner also laid the foundation for the construction of the Masula Sports Complex and Athletics Stadium, being built on a 13-acre site at a cost of Rs 15 crore. (Source: File Photo) A statue of …
  • Mysolia Beach Festival from June 9 in Machilipatnam 05 Jun 2018 00:46 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district is gearing up for the three-day Mysolia Beach Festival in Machilipatnam, which will be organised from June 9, Collector B Lakshmikantham said.   Speaking at a meeting here on Monday, Lakshmikantham said …
  • Vijayawada-Machilipatnam four-laning works to end by November 05 May 2018 01:10 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: District Collector B Lakshmikantham said that Vijayawada-Machilipatnam four-laning works would be completed by November. He said that the flyover at Benz Circle, which is a part of the four-laning project, would also be …
  • Machilipatnam fish: Not too health-friendly 02 Apr 2018 19:25 Vijayawada: Next time you plan to eat the prized sea fish varieties caught off the Machilipatnam coast, think again.  You may be consuming fish laced with heavy metals that can be a major health hazard. Studies of fish caught off the Machilipatnam coast …
  • Vijayawada-Machilipatnam NH expansion works gain steam 04 Feb 2018 23:52 VIJAYAWADA:  The ongoing expansion works to turn NH-65 into a four-lane driveway between Vijayawada and Machilipatnam has picked up momentum, with the company executing the project deploying adequate men and machinery to complete the task as soon as …
  • Fire in Machilipatnam Exp, doused 28 Oct 2017 05:54 [India], October 28 (ANI): Fire broke out in the engine of Machilipatnam express on Friday night but was immediately doused. The incident happened when the train reached Indupalli Railway Station at 2230 hrs. The driver of the train alerted the authorities …
  • Recall of the Project by Department "Machilipatnam to Avanigadda" Awarded to Dilip Buildcon Limited in the State of Andhra Pradesh 31 Jan 2017 10:29 Dilip Buildcon Ltd has informed BSE that the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, Government of India has recalled the project "Rehabilitation and up-gradation of Machilipatnam to Avanigadda section from Km 84/550 to Km 124/200 of NH- …
  • Second victim’s body exhumed by police 08 Nov 2019 06:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The  Nuzvid police on Thursday exhumed the body of Pulaparthi Thavitaiah, the second victim of serial killer V Simhadri alias Siva, and collected samples to ascertain the reasons behind his death. The samples were later …
  • Nuzvid police conduct cordon and search operations 31 Oct 2019 03:29 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Nuzvid police conducted a cordon and search operations in EMMAR Apparao Colony of the town on Wednesday. The objective was to monitor the activities of old criminals and recovering stolen vehicles and property. As many …
  • RGUKT-Nuzvid signs MoU with Kusalava International Limited 20 Oct 2019 01:27 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: RGUKT-Nuzvid signed an MoU with Kusalava International Ltd, manufacturer of engine critical parts on Friday, for establishing a research and development centre to promote exclusive research on products belonging to …
  • ATM offender arrested, Rs 5.64 lakh recovered 15 Oct 2019 03:15 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Gannavaram police arrested a notorious ATM offender and recovered Rs 5.64 lakh pertaining to 16 cheating cases on Monday. The accused Chinthala Suresh (40), who earlier worked as a security guard at ATM kiosks, had …
  • APSRTC Krishna region to run 650 special services to Hyderabad, Bangalore 30 Sep 2019 04:06 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Krishna region of Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) will operate 650 special services from Chennai, Hyderabad and Bangalore to Vijayawada to ensure hassle-free journey for the passengers …
  • 19-year-old girl student hangs self 02 Sep 2019 06:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A 19-year-old student of Nuzvid IIIT committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling of her hostel room while speaking to her boyfriend over video call on Sunday afternoon. The incident came to light when fellow …
  • Three siblings drown in canal in Krishna district 28 Aug 2019 01:33 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Five children drowned in two separate incidents, reported in Perakalapadu and Chillaboinapalli of Krishna district on Tuesday. In the first incident, three brothers, all minors, fell in a canal in Perakalapadu village of …
  • Impostors trick woman, relieve her of jewellery 25 Jul 2019 06:40 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Posing themselves as police officers, three persons tricked an elderly woman and took away jewellery from her in Nuzvid town on Tuesday. According to the Nuzvid police, the victim - Prattipati Rajakumari (68) - is a …
  • Rs 1.1 lakh cash found in ACB raid at sub-registrar office 25 Jul 2019 06:40 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Sleuths of Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) conducted surprise checks at sub-registrar’s office in Nuzvid on Wednesday evening and found unaccounted cash of Rs 1.1 lakh. On a tip-off that officials of the sub-registrar’s …
  • Spandana: Vijayawada police save woman from moneylender 13 Jul 2019 06:01 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Responding to the complaint lodged by a woman during the Spandana programme held recently, the Vijayawada city police had initiated quick action and got the issue resolved. A woman hailing from Nuzvid took a loan of Rs …
  • Setting monkeys to catch monkeys 08 Jul 2019 03:47 ‘Set a thief to catch a thief’ goes the proverb. Even if the set thief is a fake. To handle the monkey menace across Krishna district, the Forest Department is gearing up to install life-size Langur dolls made of fibre. Moreover, to simulate simian sounds, …
  • Govt to resume road-over-bridge works at Gunadala in Vijayawada 07 Jul 2019 06:49 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In what could be a major relief for the residents and those who often commute through Gunadala in the city, works for the long pending road-over-bridge (ROB) near Carmel Nagar are likely to restart soon as Roads and …
  • Spandana disappoints this leprosy patient who needs doctor certificate 02 Jul 2019 05:32 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Ragula Venkanna (54) of Krishna Lanka in the city attended the Spandana programme on Monday with a hope of getting a doctor certificate to avail of welfare benefits for the disabled. After entering the premises of Sub- …
  • Nuzvid IIIT students train over 20,000 in yoga 20 Jun 2019 19:39 With a slogan ‘Giving back to the Society’, students of Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies (RGUKT), Nuzvid IIIT, provided training in yoga to about 20,000 people, including some VVIPs, in the last few years. P. Shoba Rani, a student, was …
  • Jagan Mohan Reddy’s 'complete shakedown of capital' announcement makes realtors adopt wait and watch policy 01 Jun 2019 05:21 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Real estate in the capital region of Andhra Pradesh is holding its breath to see what changes will occur in Amaravati, with Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy announcing a complete shakedown to “set right” the capital …
  • YSRCP set to wrest many seats from Telugu Desam in Krishna district 24 May 2019 03:11 The YSR Congress Party has wrested many seats from the TDP in Krishna district, including three Assembly constituencies represented by ministers and the Deputy Speaker. YSRCP was leading in 13 out of the 16 Assembly constituencies and Kesineni Srinivas ( …
  • 23.41 lakh to vote in gram panchayat polls in Krishna 21 May 2019 03:39 The electoral roll of Krishna district for the gram panchayat elections has over 23.41 lakh voters – 11.56 lakh male and 11.85 lakh female voters. There are 136 voters of the third gender. Collector A. Md. Imtiaz released the electoral roll for the 5th …
  • Carbide-free mangoes a huge hit at Andhra Bhawan in New Delhi 13 May 2019 05:37 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The carbide-free mango stall put up at Andhra Pradesh Bhavan in New Delhi is receiving huge response. The first batch of mangoes were sold out in a few hours, leaving the stall empty. With this, the officials have brought …
  • Vijayawada: 4 ganja peddlers held, gold seized 22 Apr 2019 23:20 Vijayawada: Vijayawada police arrested four old criminals in the city on Monday for being involved in transporting ganja and committing other crimes in Vijayawada commissionarate limits. Police seized gold ornaments worth Rs 1.74 lakh, 2 bikes and 6 kg …
  • Mangoes beyond the reach of common man 21 Apr 2019 06:35 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: This year too, the ‘King of Fruits’ mango has become dear to common man as low production levels have pushed its prices, according to fruit traders and farmers at State’s largest wholesale fruit market at Nunna. Traders are …
  • Groundwater levels deplete in 26 mandals of Krishna district 18 Apr 2019 05:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With mercury levels soaring day-by-day, 26 mandals out of the total 50 mandals in Krishna district are facing acute drinking water crisis due to depletion in groundwater levels when compared to the corresponding period …
  • TDP files complaint over shifting of EVMs in Andhra Pradesh's Nuzvid 15 Apr 2019 06:01 Machilipatnam: TDP candidate for the Nuzvid Assembly seat M Venkateswara Rao Sunday lodged a complaint with the Election Commission, saying polling equipment have been shifted from a strong room without any intimation. He said the equipment was from the …
  • Incumbent MLAs double their assets, Bonda among the richest in Krishna 08 Apr 2019 11:33 A majority of the incumbent elected representatives contesting the Assembly and Parliamentary elections in Krishna district have apparently become richer. The worth of their total family assets increased due to the addition of new movable or immovable …
  • Bitter season: Dull mango trading at Nunna 04 Apr 2019 03:53 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Trading of mangoes began on a dull note at district’s Nunna wholesale fruit market, one of the largest in Asia, on Tuesday.  Only six out of 80 shops operated on the first day of the trade.For two days, the market has been …
  • Collector inaugurates TB testing unit at old government hospital in Vijayawada 25 Mar 2019 05:08 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: On the occasion of World Tuberculosis Day, a testing unit to diagnose Tuberculosis has been inaugurated at Old Government General Hospital of Vijayawada city on Sunday. The new CB NAAT Testing Unit will issue the report …
  • Teen selected for international meet needs sponsors 25 Mar 2019 05:08 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A first-year student of Civil Engineering, IIIT Nuzvid, Reddi Koti, topped the National Space Society’s (NSS) Space Settlement Contest- 2019, and bagged an opportunity to address the International Space Development …
  • CPI-Jana Sena tussle resolved 25 Mar 2019 05:08 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The differences between CPI and JSP over seat-sharing got resolved after discussions, with the Left party accepting the offer of JSP — Gannavaram— in place of Nuzvid.  CPI State secretary K Ramakrishna on Sunday night …
  • Pawan Kalyan’s denial of Vijayawada Lok Sabha seat irks CPI 24 Mar 2019 06:18 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Differences between Jana Sena and CPI came to the fore over seat sharing, when the former went back on its promise to give Vijayawada Lok Sabha seat to the latter in lieu of Nuzvid Assembly seat at the eleventh hour. At …
  • AP cops conduct awareness drives in low turnout areas 16 Mar 2019 06:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district police have started an awareness campaign in the rural areas to encourage the people to cast their votes in the upcoming elections. In addition to performing their regular and election duties, the police …
  • Tension prevails as farmers stage protest near CP Seeds Company  08 Mar 2019 04:43 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Tension prevailed for some time near CP Seeds Company, Mirzapuram village of Nuzvid mandal of Krishna district on Thursday when farmers in a large number staged a demonstration opposing the raw deal meted out to them in …
  • Now, bots to collect waste at your doorstep! 26 Jan 2019 03:24 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district administration is keen on automating the garbage collection process from households. If all goes well, people may soon witness robots in front of their houses instead of sanitation workers.A team of 10 …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Teacher arrested for ‘sexually assaulting’ 8-year-old 25 Jan 2019 19:53 Cases under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act and SC and ST Atrocity Act have been registered against the accused. A 40-year-old government school teacher was taken into custody on Thursday evening for allegedly sexually assaulting an eight- …
  • Bus, tractor crash into two houses near Nuzvid-Annavaram main road 11 Jan 2019 05:20 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Two roadside houses were partially damaged after an RTC bus and a tractor rammed into them with the drivers of the two vehicles lost control over the steering in a bid to avoid collision on the Nuzvid-Annavaram main road …
  • IIT Hyderabad uses recycled material to reduce virgin asphalt for roads 28 Dec 2018 19:31 Two IIT Hyderabad professors and their graduate students have come up with an innovative material to lay roads which reduces cost, is environmentally friendly and also stronger than asphalt roads. This material — reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) — uses a …
  • 12-yr-old held for sexually abusing six-year old girl in Nuzvid 11 Dec 2018 01:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Police took a 12-year-old boy into custody for allegedly sexually abusing a six-year-old girl on Sunday night in Nuzvid.According to Nuzvid Rural police, the accused minor is studying in Class 8 in a local government …
  • Elephantiasis patients left out in the cold 08 Dec 2018 04:26 Reddipalli Satyavati has entered her sixties. She and her husband eke out a very humble existence vending Indian fast-foods like idli, dosa and vada from a cart. Ms. Satyavati is severely disabled and can only offer marginal assistance to her husband. Her …
  • Youth should openly talk about HIV, says Minister Devineni Umamaheswara Rao 02 Dec 2018 05:16 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Water Resources Minister Devineni Umamaheswara Rao has called upon the media to sensitise people on the deadly disease AIDS. Participating as a chief guest at the awareness programme in connection with ‘World AIDS Day’ …
  • IIT student attempts suicide in Vijaywada 30 Nov 2018 05:21 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A first year student of Nuzvid IIIT allegedly attempted suicide by jumping from the hostel building on Thursday morning.  Nuzvid Circle Inspector M Ramkumar said Sushma Pavani (16), who hails from Warangal district in …
  • Rs 47,500 seized from government office in Vijayawada 20 Nov 2018 03:21 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Sleuths of Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) conducted raids on the sub-registrar’s office in Nuzvid on Monday and found `47,500 which was unaccounted, from their possession. According to officials, they received a tip-off …
  • Youth held for abducting, marrying minor girl 20 Sep 2018 01:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:Nuzvid police arrested a 23-year-old youth for reportedly kidnapping and marrying a girl without her consent on Wednesday. According to Nuzvid circle inspector M Ramkumar, the accused T Balaraj and the minor girl were in …
  • 193 pension cases in Andhra Pradesh pending under new rule 19 Sep 2018 02:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   As many as ‘193 pension cases’ are pending in the courts across the State and 250 people from Krishna, Guntur, Prakasam, East Godavari and West Godavari districts showed up in the pension adalat in Tummalapalli …
  • Man breaks in, steals gold 13 Sep 2018 01:26 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: One unidentified miscreant barged into the house of one Parvathy (43) in Nuzvid town and decamped with 20 grams of gold ornaments on Wednesday. According to police, when the miscreant knocked on her door around 2 p.m., …
  • Transport officials to crack whip on expired learner’s licence users 09 Sep 2018 01:34 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Though the officials of Road Transport Authority (RTA) are organising LLR  melas across Krishna district, it seems that they have failed in sensitising vehicle users on the need to avail driving licence after the expiry …
  • Paddy fields inundated in Krishnagiri district 21 Aug 2018 02:15 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With heavy rains lashing the district for the last three days, several streams are flowing at danger level since Sunday night paralysing normal life. Roads in several mandals like Nandigama, Mylavaram, Kanchikacherla, …
  • Two youths from Vijaywada selected for Kilimanjaro expedition 21 Aug 2018 02:15 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Youth Service Department has selected G Edukondalu (23) and T Sriram Babu (22) from Krishna district among 40 others across the State for an expedition to Kilimanjaro, a mountain that is 5,895 metres above sea-level …
  • Heavy Rain lashes Vijayawada, low-lying areas inundated; TPA demands pothole-free roads 20 Aug 2018 02:27 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With rains lashing the city for the past few days, potholes dot several roads causing inconvenience to the motorists and pedestrians alike. Due to continuous rainfall since Saturday night, the majority of the roads in …
  • Four scribes arrested for extorting money from Vijayawada municipality employee 18 Aug 2018 23:57 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Four scribes working with vernacular media houses were arrested for allegedly blackmailing and extorting money from a municipality employee in Nuzvid on Friday night. Following a complaint lodged by the employee R …
  • 5 staffers of IIIT-Nuzvid suspended 13 Aug 2018 00:51 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: IIIT-Nuzvid Director V Venkata Dasu on Sunday suspended four security guards and one outsourcing employee after they were caught consuming alcohol and inviting outsiders into the campus. According to reliable sources, …
  • 11-year-old stages own kidnap in Vijayawada 08 Aug 2018 00:54 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Tension prevailed in Agiripalli town on Tuesday afternoon when news of a class VI boy being kidnapped spread. However, it was learned that the alarm raised was false as the boy was traced in bushes near the school within …
  • False alarm over human sacrifice in Nuzvid 28 Jul 2018 01:57 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Tension prevailed in Nuzvid town on Friday when rumours of human sacrifice spread. Police said that one Ram Prasad (32) approached them and told that seven people tried to kill him for attaining supernatural powers. …
  • Andhra CM motivates people for plantation 14 Jul 2018 23:22 [India], July 15 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has urged people to plants more trees and also suggested them to take selfies while planting trees and share it on the social media. The Chief Minister, who launched a plantation …
  • A look back on SVR days 04 Jul 2018 07:27 It was a fiesta of sepia-tinted memories, songs and swag of S.V. Ranga Rao at the 100th birth anniversary celebration of the legendary actor born in Nuzvid in the present-day Andhra Pradesh. “People should learn acting and then join the film industry. They …
  • CM N Chandrababu Naidu unveils 12.5 feet bronze statue of SV Ranga Rao 04 Jul 2018 02:36 By Express News Service ELURU: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu announced that a museum in memory of legendary actor SV Ranga Rao would be constructed in Eluru city. Unveiling the 12.5 feet high bronze statue of SV Ranga Rao at Kalasaru Y Junction at …
  • IMD warns of heavy rain, thunderstorms in Coastal AP 04 Jul 2018 01:40 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Officials of IMD warned of heavy rainfall and thuderstorms at isolated places in all districts of Coastal Andhra Pradesh. Thunderstorms accompanied with gusty winds at isolated places in all districts of Rayalaseema in …
  • Andhra Pradesh engineering student sexually assaulted by seniors, blackmailed with video: Police 02 Jul 2018 12:41 Police may also book college officials for failing to report the crime even after coming to know about it. A student who was sexually assaulted, allegedly by two of her seniors at an engineering college in Andhra Pradesh, was blackmailed for sexual favours …
  • Three Engineering grads held for rape, blackmail of 21-year-old 01 Jul 2018 01:41 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Agiripalli Police on Saturday arrested three persons in connection with the rape and blackmailing of a B.Tech graduate following her father’s complaint on Friday. They will soon be produced in court. Though the incident …
  • NREGA nurtures 80 lakh plants in Krishna district 23 Jun 2018 01:54 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Number of plants grown under the MGNREGA scheme by the State government in Krishna district grew from 13 lakh in 2016-17 to 80 lakh in 2017-18. The low output in 2016-17 was attributed to the delay in payment of wages …
  • Two-day mango festival begins: It’s time to drool over the seasonal summer wonder 03 Jun 2018 02:10 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Horticulture Department in association with Go Aadharika Prakruthi Vyavasadhurika, Dr. YSR Horticultural University and Mfarms organised a two-day Mango Festival at Siddhartha Institute of Hotel Management and Catering …
  • Pension for renal patients in pvt hospitals too 31 May 2018 02:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has directed the officials to extend dialysis and pension facilities to the renal patients who are undergoing treatment in private hospitals also. At present, the government is …
  • Three held for creating fake land documents in Vijayawada 25 May 2018 00:32 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  A day after Nandigama sub-division DSP Radhesh Murali alleged the involvement of Nandigama CI Murthy in civil settlements and supporting one real estate agent Seelam Koti Reddy, who was accused of selling lands by …
  • Rain paralyses normal life in Vijayawada 04 May 2018 01:50 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Heavy rain, accompanied by lightning and gusty winds, paralysed normal life apart from disrupting power supply in the city and its suburbs on Thursday. Several low-lying areas of the city were submerged in rainwater. …
  • YSRC plans 'Betrayal Day' fast on April 30 23 Apr 2018 00:26 YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) chief Jagan Mohan Reddy VIJAYAWADA: YSR Congress (YSRC), the main Opposition party in the State, has decided to observe April 30 as ‘Betrayal Day’. Party MPs, MLAs, MLCs and other leaders will go on a 12-hour fast in …
  • YSRC plans fast on April 30 23 Apr 2018 00:03 YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) chief Jagan Mohan Reddy VIJAYAWADA: YSR Congress (YSRC), the main Opposition party in the State, has decided to observe April 30 as ‘Betrayal Day’. Party MPs, MLAs, MLCs and other leaders will go on a 12-hour fast in …
  • Woman held for supplying drugs to prisoners, students 18 Apr 2018 01:04 VIJAYAWADA: Nuzvid excise and prohibition officials have arrested a woman for reportedly supplying cannabis to prison inmates and students The woman, identified as Kurakula Durga (56), was arrested on Tuesday from her residence at Prakash Nagar under Nunna …
  • Low production, price spiral worry mango vendors of Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district 11 Apr 2018 01:52 VIJAYAWADA: This summer, mango lovers will have to shell out more to relish the fruit as there is a 40 per cent drop in its production in the State in comparison to last year. The mango prices also have shot up drastically due to low yield of the crop. …
  • Telangana to release 2 tmcft water to Andhra Pradesh in next eight days 05 Apr 2018 02:05 VIJAYAWADA: In a relief to farmers, the Krishna River Board Management (KRMB) has directed the Telangana Water Resources Department to release the pending 2 tmcft water to Andhra Pradesh in the next eight days through the Nagarjuna Sagar Left Canal (NSLC). …
  • Digital India chugs on rail track: WiFi available at 45 rural stations in Telangana, AP 01 Apr 2018 07:47 SECUNDERABAD: Soon all major railway stations in rural areas of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana will have WiFi, according to railway sources. As per railway board’s direction, South Central Railway (SCR) provided internet access in 45 stations— 25 in AP and …
  • Ten punters arrested for organising cockfights in Vijayawada village 28 Mar 2018 01:06 People watch as the cockfight starts in Vijayawada. (EPS | P Ravindra Babu) VIJAYAWADA: Police raided cockfight rings arranged in Musunuru village and arrested 10 punters on Sunday late hours. Two motorcycles, two cars and cash amounting to Rs 13,000 cash …
  • 150 minors rescued in raids to curb child labour in Krishna district 27 Mar 2018 00:25 In the ongoing raids that kicked-off on February 23, the officials observed that child labour issue is rampant in city and most of the rescued kids were school dropouts. VIJAYAWADA:  In what could be perceived as a major push to eradicate child labour, …
  • AP viral fever cases on rise, 404 treated in 2018 20 Mar 2018 02:03 VIJAYAWADA: Cases of common viral fever have been on the rise in different parts of Krishna district in the last one week, a source in the health department said. Most of the fever cases were reported from urban areas of Vijayawada and rural parts of …
  • 4 injured in group clash in Nuzwid 05 Mar 2018 00:41 VIJAYAWADA: Four persons were injured in a clash between members of two groups at Nuzvid on Sunday. The injured were rushed to Vijayawada government hospital. According to Nuzvid inspector Ramkumar, the injured Mocherla Jesus Babu, G Jaya Rao, J Anil and R …
  • Not disabled enough? 03 Mar 2018 00:42 VIJAYAWADA: The keeper of ivermectin pills in Krishna district’s sole Filaria Control Unit is a blind man. “And he’s two very long flights of stairs away,” says Radhamma (name changed).The fifty-year-old, whose severely swollen leg has been restricting her …
  • 1,290 IIIT Nuzvid students lack attendance to write mid-terms 09 Feb 2018 23:08 VIJAYAWADA: Over 1,290 IIIT Nuzvid students are not qualified to write the mid-term exam of their second semester due to lack of attendance. A majority of the students who left for their homes for Christmas and Sankranti failed to turn up for the college …
  • Anomalies galore in welfare hostels 09 Feb 2018 05:09 VIJAYAWADA:   The Vigilance department officials conducted surprise inspection at social welfare hostels at Kanchikacherla, Nandiwada, Nuzvid, Movva, Agiripalli, Nunna, Moturu and Gannavaram in Krishna district on Thursday. During the inspection, the …
  • Banganapalle mangoes may burn a hole in your pocket 04 Feb 2018 01:52 VIJAYAWADA: This season, mango lovers in the State likely have to shell out more money on the GI-tagged Banganapalle fruits as poor flowering in the farms is expected to result in decreased output in the State. Even as the first week of February is set to …
  • Nuzvid IIIT students protest presence of plastic, dead spider in campus food 28 Jan 2018 05:35 VIJAYAWADA:  Minor tension prevailed in the Nuzvid IIIT campus on Saturday when a first year student found a piece of plastic in the lunch he was eating at the Mercury Marvel Mess and complained about it to the concerned mess in-charge, who allegedly …
  • After topper’s call, Ganta orders probe into IIIT woes 21 Jan 2018 05:06 VIJAYAWADA: HRD Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao on Saturday instructed Principal Secretary Adityanath Das to constitute a two-member committee to look into the alleged irregularities at Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies (RGUKT) campuses in …
  • IIIT Nuzvid turned my life around: Topper  19 Jan 2018 06:19 VIJAYAWADA: “I want to clear the Engineering Services Exam and do my bit for the community. I just won two gold medals — one for topping the Civil Engineering Department and the other for topping the institute. This is life changing!” gushes Meda Lakshmi …
  • Denied X-mas leave, IIIT student ends life 22 Dec 2017 05:06 VIJAYAWADA: IIIT Nuzvid is in the spotlight again after a third-year student committed suicide by jumping to death from the hostel building. He was taken to hospital and after a while he was declared dead. This is the fourth such incident reported this …
  • Three back-to-back suicides  put IIIT Nuzvid under scanner 22 Dec 2017 05:06 VIJAYAWADA: Series of suicides of students studying in IIIT Nuzvid is creating panic across the state. In the current academic year alone, three students committed suicides and another attempted suicide. Moreover, 50 students have been accused of ragging. …
  • IIIT student ends life as father waits at gate to meet him 22 Dec 2017 04:49 A third-year engineering student of the Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies (IIIT, Nuzvid) on Thursday committed suicide by jumping off the hostel building on the campus. Meghavat Chand Naik, 21, of Pokkunuru village of the Chandarlapadu …
  • Endowments officer worth Rs 50 crore in ACB net 13 Dec 2017 04:55 VIJAYAWADA: Close on the heels of one assistant commissioner (AC) Medepalli Vijayaraju of the endowments department being arrested for amassing disproportionate assets to his known sources of income about a month ago, the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) …
  • Woman, grandma kill newborn  02 Dec 2017 06:12 VIJAYAWADA:  Within hours of fishing out the body of the newborn girl who was thrown into Ryves Canal on Thursday, the city police nabbed the baby’s mother and grandmother who were responsible for her death. Police Commissioner Gautam Sawang said Aakula …
  • Cops seize liquor worth `10k from dhaba 26 Nov 2017 03:47 VIJAYAWADA:  Excise and Prohibition sleuths conducted surprise raids at a dhaba in Nuzvid town and seized liquor worth `10,000 which was being sold to belt shops on late Friday night. According to Excise and Prohibition - Nuzvid division circle inspector J …
  • Father claims doctors’ negligence killed baby 12 Nov 2017 07:48 VIJAYAWADA:  In a tragic incident, a twenty-three day old baby died at Nuzvid Government Hospital on Saturday after undergoing treatment for few days at Gayatri Women & Child Care Hospitals in Suryaraopet, Vijawada. According to ENVS Anil Kumar,  a …
  • Krishna district leads in women’s empowerment 05 Nov 2017 09:31 VIJAYAWADA: Mission for Elimination of Poverty in Municipal Areas (MEPMA), the nodal agency of Union Urban Development Ministry, has taken up capacity building for women Self Help Groups (SHGs) in 12 urban areas of Krishna district. The women enrolled in …
  • 40 held on gambling, betting charges in Vijayawada 30 Oct 2017 06:12 VIJAYAWADA: In two different incidents in Krishna district, police arrested 40 persons on charges of gambling and cricket betting on Sunday. While 17 were nabbed from various places in Vijayawada by Commissioner’s Task Force (CTF), Nuzvid rural police …
  • Tough English drove IIIT Nuzvid students to suicide? 19 Oct 2017 06:24 VIJAYAWADA: While the Nuzvid IIIT management claims that two Pre-University Course (PUC) first year students — Sagireddy Purna Lakshmi Narasimha Murthy and Dabbada Ramadevi — committed suicide this month owing to personal reasons, it was revealed that …
  • Nuzvid IIIT student attempts suicide 18 Oct 2017 06:29 VIJAYAWADA: A first-year PUC student attempted to kill himself by consuming pills at IIIT Nuzvid, which has seen two suicides in the last seven days. D Balu Vardhan was admitted to the campus hospital after he complained of fatigue and fell unconscious …
  • Another IIIT Nuzvid student D Rama Devi ends life 15 Oct 2017 02:58 VIJAYAWADA: Students committing suicides in Krishna district is becoming commonplace now and a source of worry and concern.  Nuzvid IIIT student D Rama Devi committed suicide by jumping from the first floor on Saturday, making this the third incident this …
  • Ganta orders inquiry into Nuzvid student suicide 13 Oct 2017 03:54 VIJAYAWADA: A day after a student committed suicide at IIIT- Nuzvid in Krishna District, Human Resource and Development Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao on Thursday called for an inquiry.  The HRD Minister, who was in New Delhi, spoke to  IIIT Nuzvid Director …
  • Techie blamed mother-in-law, wife for suicide 04 Oct 2017 07:22 VIJAYAWADA: A day after techie Daggumalli Someswara Rao (30) committed suicide, Nuzvid police recovered four pages of a suicide letter from his bag on Tuesday alleging his wife and mother-in-law’s rude behavior prompted him to end his life. A case under …
  • Non-bailable warrant against YSRC party president Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy’s wife 28 Sep 2017 06:39 VIJAYAWADA: Non-bailable warrant was issued against Sakshi daily chairperson and managing director Y S Bharathi Reddy, wife of YSRC party president Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy, and editorial director Ramachandra Murthy on wedneday for allegedly publishing false …
  • 6 IIIT Nuzvid students to be given TC, 9 get one-year suspension 23 Sep 2017 05:36 VIJAYAWADA: HRD Minister Ganta Srinivas Rao revised the suspension of 54 IIIT Nuzvid students, who thrashed 12 juniors, after an elaborative discussion with Vice-Chancellor V Ramachandra Raju on Friday. According to the revised suspension charges, Transfer …
  • Ganta visits IIIT, moots stern action against ragging  20 Sep 2017 05:05 HRD Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao interacting with students and teachers of IIIT Nuzvid on Tuesday, a day after 54 students were suspended | Express VIJAYAWADA: HRD Minister Ganta Srinivas Rao has said that stern action will be taken against those students …
  • 54 IIIT Nuzvid students suspended 19 Sep 2017 04:22 VIJAYAWADA: Fifty-four students of IIIT Nuzvid in Krishna district have been suspended for thrashing juniors on campus. A 13-member committee set up by the institute to look into the incident recommended the action in a report submitted on Monday. On …
  • 54 senior IIIT Nuzvid students suspended for ragging 18 Sep 2017 18:32 For representational purposes (File | PTI) MACHILIPATNAM: As many as 54 senior students of IIIT Nuzvid were suspended today for allegedly ragging their juniors on its campus in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh last month. The action was initiated after a …
  • Nuzvid police arrest 28-yr-old in minor rape case 17 Sep 2017 07:42 VIJAYAWADA: Nuzvid police arrested a 28-year-old man for allegedly raping a minor girl back in 2015 and produced him before the Additional District Magistrate court on Saturday. The accused was remanded to judicial custody for fourteen days. According to …
  • Six IIIT, Nuzvid students may face the heat for beating up juniors 08 Sep 2017 04:00 VIJAYAWADA: In all probability, at least six fourth-year students of the IIIT, Nuzvid will face not only disciplinary action but also legal proceedings for beating up their juniors on August 29.After a preliminary probe, a 15- member committee constituted …
  • IIIT-Nuzvid student hangs self 06 Jan 2017 05:06
  • Telugu-English divide pits others against Jagan Mohan Reddy 13 Nov 2019 05:41 Vijayawada: Andhra Pradesh CM Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy remains resolute in his plan to shift to English-medium education in government schools in the state from the next academic year, a move that has arraigned opposition parties TDP, BJP and Jana Sena …
  • 'Were you jailed because of my marriages': Pawan Kalyan hits back at Andhra CM 13 Nov 2019 05:22 Vijayawada: Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan hit back at Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy for making a personal attack on him and asked him what problem he had due to his three marriages, reported News18. Kalyan wanted to know if the Andhra …
  • 15,715 government schools to get new look 13 Nov 2019 03:58 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: More than 15,000 schools in the State will be renovated and a pictorial representation of how they were before and how they look after renovation will be put on display as part of the ‘Nadu-Nedu’ scheme of the State …
  • It’s artificial scarcity to pocket money: Chandrababu Naidu 13 Nov 2019 03:58 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Leader of the Opposition N Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday said suicides over sand shortage had never happened before in the State. Addressing party leaders through teleconference explaining the preparations and objectives …
  • Except Naidu script, nothing is visible to Pawan Kalyan: Perni Venkataramaiah 13 Nov 2019 03:58 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Taking exception to the comments of Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan, Minister for Information and Public Relations Perni Venkataramaiah (Nani) has said it is better to say Pawan is a Rubber Singh rather than Gabbar Singh, …
  • Pawan Kalyan slams Jagan Mohan Reddy for marriage remarks 13 Nov 2019 03:58 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan, explaining the impact of sand shortage on lakhs of people dependent on construction sector and “lacunae” in the new sand policy, has urged intervention of Governor Biswabhusan Hairchandan to …
  • Tribals to get forest land pattas by Ugadi 13 Nov 2019 03:57 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Deputy Chief Minister and Minister for Tribal Welfare Pamula Pushpa Sreevani has announced that pattas of forest lands would be given to tribals by Ugadi next year. In a council meeting in Vijayawada on Tuesday, the …
  • Start-up area project closure done by mutual consent: Singapore 13 Nov 2019 03:57 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A day after the YS Jagan Mohan Reddy dispensation’s order to drop the Amaravati Start-up area development project, the Singapore government issued a statement on Tuesday noting the decision of the Andhra Pradesh …
  • Civic chief inspects 51 garbage lifting vehicles 13 Nov 2019 03:57 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Upon receiving complaints pertaining to defunct garbage lifting vehicles plying on city roads, municipal commissioner V Prasanna Venkatesh verified 51 vehicles kept on display at Indira Gandhi Municipal Corporation (IGMC …
  • Childline lines up programmes to celebrate 18th anniversary in Vijayawada 13 Nov 2019 03:57 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Several programmes, throughout the upcoming week, have been planned to celebrate 30 years of United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) and 18 years of Childline, Vijayawada. While Vijayawada Childline …
  • 16-year-old student ends life at hostel in Vijayawada 13 Nov 2019 03:57 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A 16-year-old Intermediate student committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling fan of his hostel room on Tuesday. The incident happened in Gollapudi village under Bhavanipuram police station limits and …
  • Tollywood actor Dr Rajashekar escapes with minor injuries in a road mishap 13 Nov 2019 03:57 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Tollywood actor Dr Rajashekar had a narrow escape in the early hours of Wednesday. The Mercedes Benz he was travelling in, rammed a road divider and overturned at Pedda Golconda on the Outer Ring Road here. The actor and …
  • An oath taken, the patriot forgotten 12 Nov 2019 23:04 Hyderabad: Every morning for decades since our Independence, across lakhs of schools in India, salute the Indian national flag, while singing the national anthem, Jana gana mana... and then collectively take the national pledge with a sonorous vibrant tone …
  • Post-mortem report says eight-year-old Andhra girl raped, killed; parents want accused to be hanged 12 Nov 2019 18:24 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The postmortem report of the eight-year-old girl Movva Dwaraka, who was allegedly killed by her neighbour Barlapudi Pentaiah alias Prakash, 37, revealed that she was sexually assaulted and strangled. The girl was reported …
  • Were you jailed because of my marriages, Pawan asks Jagan 12 Nov 2019 17:21 Vijayawada: Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan hit back at Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy for making personal attack on him, asking him what problem he has due to his three marriages. The actor wanted to know if Reddy was jailed because of …
  • Vijayawada murder: Hang accused in public or set him on fire, demands girl's father 12 Nov 2019 15:36 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A day after the brutal murder of eight-year girl Movva Dwaraka came to light, the father of the victim on Tuesday demanded that the accused be hanged to death in public or set on fire as a punishment. The girl, who went …
  • Selling sand at higher rate to attract penalty in Andhra: CM Jagan 12 Nov 2019 14:25 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: As the Opposition intensified its attack over sand shortage in the State, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday said stringent action, including handing out a two-year jail term, would be taken against anyone …
  • ECoR to extend unreserved sleeper facility to 3 more trains 12 Nov 2019 12:06 Image Source : PTI ECoR to extend unreserved sleeper facility to 3 more trains The East Coast Railway (ECoR) is planning to extend unreserved sleeper class facility for short-distance passengers to three more trains plying through the zone, officials said. …
  • AP govt ends tie-up with Singapore consortium, scraps Amaravati project 12 Nov 2019 11:18 The Singapore government on Tuesday formally acknowledged the termination of a commercial area development project in Amaravati that was awarded to a consortium of Singapore companies such as Ascendas Singbridge Pte Ltd (Now part of CapitaLand Group) and …
  • Agency bandh disrupts tourist traffic to Andhra Pradesh's Paderu 12 Nov 2019 09:45 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Tourists to the famous destination of Paderu had to face severe problems on Tuesday with transportation facilities to agency areas in Visakhapatnam district disrupted due to the bandh call given by various tribal …
  • Singapore Minister-in-Charge of Trade says Amaravati Start-up area project closed based on mutual consent 12 Nov 2019 08:17 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A day after the Andhra Pradesh State government issued orders terminating the Start-up area project in Amaravati, Singapore's in-charge Minister of Trade Relations S Iswaran issued a statement on Tuesday stating that …
  • TDP holds YSRC responsible for sand scarcity in Andhra Pradesh, releases charge sheet against 67 people 12 Nov 2019 08:17 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Ahead of  TDP Chief N Chandrababu Naidu's 12-hour 'Deeksha' on November 14 to protest against the shortage of sand and government’s negligence, TDP on Tuesday, released a charge sheet against 67 YSRC leaders …
  • 3 students killed in Vijayawada-Hyderabad highway accident 12 Nov 2019 07:31
  • In this Vijayawada college, trees have QR codes 12 Nov 2019 07:02 While the world seems to be going digital, people lack the time to read books and process the information they contain. Hence, the Botany Department at PB Siddhartha College of Arts and Sciences has decided to exploit the rapidly growing platform for a …
  • 3 killed in Vijayawada-Hyd highway accident 12 Nov 2019 04:24
  • 3 killed in Vijayawada-Hyderabad highway accident 12 Nov 2019 02:46
  • 500 cops deployed for Kartika Pournima in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh 12 Nov 2019 00:17 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The district administration and the police department is taking several measures to prevent any untoward incident from happening near the beaches during the celebrations of Kartika Pournima, as heavy rush of devotees is …
  • Amaravati Balotsavam festival in Vijayawada sees huge footfall 12 Nov 2019 00:17 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Amaravati Balotsavam conducted their annual educational and cultural festival ‘Explore 2k19’ at Makineni Basavapunnaiah Vignana Kendram (MBVK) in Vijayawada on Monday. Several competitions such as debate, dance, TikTok, …
  • Supply plastic waste to cement kilns for power generation: PCB to Vijayawada Municipal Corporation 12 Nov 2019 00:16 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (APPCB) has requested the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) to supply non-recyclable plastic waste to cement kilns, in order to ensure total elimination of the plastic …
  • Vijayawada municipal commissioner urged to repair water pipelines, manholes 12 Nov 2019 00:16 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: During ‘Dial Your Commissioner’ held on Monday, a group comprising of residents from Old Rajarajeswaripet, Kandrika and Singh Nagar localities urged municipal commissioner V Prasanna Venkatesh to take necessary steps   …
  • Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan launches ‘Crop Holiday’ in Vijayawada 12 Nov 2019 00:16 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan said farmers were the backbone of the country and every possible support should be extended to the community to overcome their distress. Speaking at the programme organised to release the …
  • Andhra Pradesh CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy defends move to bring English medium education 11 Nov 2019 22:25 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Defending his government’s decision to introduce English medium in government schools, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has asked Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu, TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu and …
  • Vijay Chander named AP Film Television and Theatre Development Corporation chief 11 Nov 2019 22:25 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The Andhra Pradesh government on Monday appointed Telidevara Vijay Chander, popularly known as Vijay Chander, as the Chairman of the State Film Television and Theatre Development Corporation (APSFVTDC). A GO to this …
  • AP will play vital role in USD 5 trillion economy dream: IT Minister Mekapati Goutham Reddy 11 Nov 2019 22:25 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Industries and Information Technology Minister Mekapati Goutham Reddy has said that the State plans to play a vital role in the Centre’s goal of making India a USD 5 trillion economy by 2025. Speaking on the inaugural …
  • Neighbour kills minor girl in Vijayawada, stuffs body in a bag 11 Nov 2019 22:25 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  In a gruesome incident, a man murdered a minor girl, stuffed the body in a gunny bag and hid it in his house at Nallakunta village under Bhavanipuram police station limits on Monday. The accused was identified as T …
  • Hoteliers across Vijayawada log cut ties with Swiggy 11 Nov 2019 22:25 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   Around 90 per cent of the major hoteliers and restaurants in the city cut ties with India’s leading online food delivery portal Swiggy on Monday, as part of their protest against the food delivery app’s demand of 18 to …
  • Start-up area development for capital Amaravati terminated 11 Nov 2019 22:25 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Following Cabinet’s decision to terminate the agreement with Singapore Consortium for the development of the start-up area in 6.84 km of the greenfield capital city Amaravati, the State government on Monday issued …
  • 7-Year-Old Girl Found Dead, Neighbour Arrested In Andhra Pradesh: Police 11 Nov 2019 21:37 The man was arrested from Bhavanipuram in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh. (Representational) Vijayawada: The police on Monday arrested one man from Bhavanipuram in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, after a seven-year-old girl was found dead at his residence. …
  • Vijayawada: 8-year-old girl’s body found in neighbour’s house 11 Nov 2019 20:44 Vijayawada: An eight-year-old child who had gone missing in Nallakunta near Ibrahimpatnam on Sunday was found murdered on Monday. Police found her body in her neighbour’s house. Police said the child had gone out to play at 3 pm on Sunday and did not …
  • "Where Did Your Children Study": Jagan Reddy To Chandrababu Naidu 11 Nov 2019 17:55 YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said his government was making all efforts to improve the literacy rate (File Photo) Vijayawada: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has slammed former Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu and Vice President Venkaiah Naidu …
  • Where did your children study: Jagan to Venkaiah, Chandrababu 11 Nov 2019 10:59 Vijayawada: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has slammed former Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu and Vice President Venkaiah Naidu for opposing the move to turn all government-run schools into English medium schools. “Where did your …
  • It is good education: Jagan slams VP, TDP chief over 'English medium' taunt 11 Nov 2019 09:59 Vijayawada: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday slammed Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and former chief minister Chandrababu Naidu for speaking against the state government's bid to convert all government schools into English …
  • AP to seek faster fund release for Polavaram rehabilitation and resettlement 11 Nov 2019 03:51 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With an objective to put the rehabilitation and resettlement (R&R) process of Polavaram Irrigation Project on fast track, the State government is planning to ask the Centre to increase the limit of annual disbursal …
  • Arrangements complete for award distribution 11 Nov 2019 03:50 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Krishna district administration has made arrangements for the distribution of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Vidhya Puraskars to students across the district on the occasion of 132nd birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. …
  • VMC to cancel licences of those defying plastic ban 11 Nov 2019 03:50 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Five months after a complete ban was imposed on single-use plastics in the city, the public health department officials of Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) are still recovering the banned plastics during their raids. …
  • Railways lift senior women’s T20 trophy 11 Nov 2019 03:50 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Railway senior women’s team defeated Bengal by  eight wickets in the finals of senior women’s T20 tournament at Dr Gokaraju Laila Gangaraju ACA Cricket Complex in Mulapadu on Sunday. Both Bengal, as well as the …
  • Gatka to mark Guru Nanak Jayanti 11 Nov 2019 03:50 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: People of the Sikh faith performed gatka, a martial art form associated with the community as part of the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Devji in Vijayawada on Sunday. While young Sikhs of both …
  • Community service a good rehab programme for the sick 11 Nov 2019 03:50 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Every morning, Nagesh joins the members of Amaravati Walkers and Runners Association (AWARA) to clean River Krishna’s riverbed and surrounding areas which are littered with plastic. One would not be mistaken if he is taken …
  • APSECM to showcase energy saving practices 11 Nov 2019 02:33 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Noting that the State is yet to tap 90 per cent of its energy saving potential, the Andhra Pradesh State Energy Conservation Mission (APSECM) said that the government was giving utmost priority to the energy efficiency …
  • DSC notification will be issued soon: HRD Minister 11 Nov 2019 02:33 By Express News Service ONGOLE: HRD Minister Adimulapu Suresh has said that the government will issue DSC notification soon to fill all vacant teacher posts across the State.The minister also announced that the government would conduct DSC every year to …
  • 6,059 end life in Andhra Pradesh in 2016, 15th in country 11 Nov 2019 02:33 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh stood at 15th in the country in number of suicides in 2016. According to the National Crime Records Bureau’s (NCRB) latest report, 6,059 suicides, including that of 1,964 women, were registered in the State …
  • A grand launch 10 Nov 2019 18:50 Ashok Galla’s debut film was launched on Sunday amidst great fanfare, with several political bigwigs and top Tollywood celebs attending the launch to wish the youngster all success. Ram Charan, who was the special guest, did the honours at the muhurat. “ …
  • ‘Human development top on govt agenda’ 10 Nov 2019 09:32 By Express News Service  VIJAYAWADA:   Minister for Industries and IT Mekapathi Goutham Reddy explained the vision and priorities of the State government at an interactive meeting between the Government of AP and Indian Ambassadors, senior IFS Officers …
  • State saves Rs 33.7 cr on 4G SIM cards in reverse tendering 10 Nov 2019 04:19 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   The State government has saved `33.76 crore public money in procurement of 4G SIM cards by going for reverse tendering in awarding the contract. It has procured 4G SIM cards for village/ward secretariat …
  • English medium in classes 1-6 for now  10 Nov 2019 04:18 By Express News Service  VIJAYAWADA:  The State government has decided to implement English medium from Class I to VI from the 2020-21 academic year. Simultaneously, the government wants to set up English labs in all government schools.During a review …
  • New skill development dept gets chief 10 Nov 2019 04:18 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State government on Saturday posted 1990-batch IAS officer G Anantha Ramu as the head of the newly-created Department of Skills Development and Training for the implementation of the AP Employment of Local Candidates …
  • Five-member panel for environment protection 10 Nov 2019 04:18 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The State government has constituted a State-Level Expert Committee for protection of environment. The order constituting the five-member committee led by retired IAS officer T Chatterjee was released on Friday by …
  • Nagpur institute to study uranium ‘contamination’ from tailings pond at UCIL mine in Kadapa village    10 Nov 2019 04:18 Express News Service  VIJAYAWADA:   The Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board has endorsed Nagpur-based National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) to conduct a study on the tailings pond created by the Uranium Corporation of India Ltd ( …
  • Ayodhya verdict: Jagan appeals people to maintain restraint, security beefed up across Andhra 09 Nov 2019 08:15 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy appealed to people of the state to exercise restraint in the wake of the Supreme Court’s verdict on Ayodhya on Saturday. The Chief Minister tweeted that both the parties …
  • Centre clears Rs 1,850 cr for Polavaram project 09 Nov 2019 04:07 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In what could be a relief to the cash-strapped exchequer, the Union Ministry of Finance has given clearance to the Union Ministry of Water Resources for the release of Rs 1,850 crore towards reimbursement to the Andhra …
  • Iron ore from NMDC for Kadapa steel plant 09 Nov 2019 04:07 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Union Minister for Petroleum, Natural Gas and Steel Dharmendra Pradhan responded positively to Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy’s request for supply of iron ore from National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) to …
  • Crimes against women on the rise: Brinda Karat 09 Nov 2019 02:43 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: “Though a woman has become the Finance Minister, there still lacks financial empowerment of women in our country,” Brinda Karat, CPM National Politburo member, said during her visit to the city on Friday. She added many …
  • Join hands to eradicate ganja menace, says DGP Gautam Sawang 09 Nov 2019 02:43 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Severe action would be taken against ganja smugglers and Preventive Detention (PD) Act will be charged for illegal transportation and supply of ganja and narcotic drugs to college and school students, said Director …
  • Three more air quality monitoring devices in Vijayawada 09 Nov 2019 02:43 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Three new Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Stations (CAAQMS) will be established in Vijayawada for effective monitoring of the air quality index. The Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (APPCB) said that …
  • Now, deposit plastic bottles and get chocolates in Vijayawada 09 Nov 2019 02:43 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: As part of its efforts to eliminate single-use plastics, the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) is planning to set up 10 reverse vending machines (RVMs) in various parts of the city. These machines will dispense …
  • Vijayawada Swiggy delivery partners’ future in limbo 09 Nov 2019 02:43 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Two days after the Vijayawada Hoteliers’ Association decided to log out from one of the leading online food aggregators Swiggy, delivery partners working with the company in the city are a worried lot. Nearly 80 per cent of …
  • Editors Guild urges Andhra Pradesh government to withdraw order 09 Nov 2019 02:42 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Editors Guild of India on Friday said it is deeply concerned over the Andhra Pradesh government’s decision to delegate powers to the secretaries of different departments to file complaints and lodge cases against the …
  • Amid protests, HRD minister defends English medium call 09 Nov 2019 02:42 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Amid protests, HRD Minister Adimulapu Suresh has defended the government’s decision to introduce English as the medium of instruction in all government schools in the State from next academic year.    “In order to …
  • Woman found abusing minor girls using sex toys, hubby leaps to death 09 Nov 2019 00:02 tnn | Updated: Nov 9, 2019, 4:18 IST Vijayawada: A 47-year-old man in Andhra Pradesh’s Ongole town leaped to his death from a three-storey building after his wife was accused of sexually abusing minor girls. According to police, the wife dressed up as a …
  • 'Nero of AP': YSRCP slams Naidu for questioning expenditure on CM's home 08 Nov 2019 08:45 Amaravati: The ruling YSR Congress in Andhra Pradesh on Thursday hit out at Telugu Desam Party president N Chandrababu Naidu for questioning the money spent for carrying out works at Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy's residence and terming him as …
  • Three years of demonetisation: When Lord Hanuman earned Rs 1.05 crore, thanks to note ban 08 Nov 2019 07:43 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The ancient Dasanjaneya Swamy Temple at Machavaram in the city, which generally gets a revenue of Rs 2.5 lakh to Rs 3 lakh in a period of 60 days through hundi collections, surprisingly earned a whopping Rs 1.05 crore …
  • Durga temple EO MV Suresh Babu re-designated 08 Nov 2019 06:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   Putting an end to the controversy over the posting of MV Suresh Babu as executive officer (EO) of Sri Durga Malleswara Swamy Varla Devasthanam (SDMSD), the State government issued an order on Thursday re-designating …
  • Boating, sports facility suspension costs Bhavani Island Rs 22 crore 08 Nov 2019 06:05 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   Bhavani Island has registered a loss of more than Rs 22 crore since September 11 as its boating facilities have been suspended. Speaking to TNIE,  manager of the island’s hotel Harinath said, “We have incurred huge losses …
  • Vijayawada Marathon on November 10 08 Nov 2019 06:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   The fourth edition of the annual Vijayawada Marathon powered by Vijayawada Runners will be held in the city on November 10. Posters and participant T-shirts were unveiled by Vijayawada Runners chairperson T Mani Deepak …
  • 70-year-old farmer ends life by consuming poison 08 Nov 2019 06:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  A 70-year-old farmer committed suicide by consuming poison in Kankipadu mandal on Thursday. The deceased farmer was identified as Kodali Swamydas, a resident of Konaguntalaku village. He reportedly had disputes with his …
  • Second victim’s body exhumed by police 08 Nov 2019 06:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The  Nuzvid police on Thursday exhumed the body of Pulaparthi Thavitaiah, the second victim of serial killer V Simhadri alias Siva, and collected samples to ascertain the reasons behind his death. The samples were later …
  • Fifth victim’s wife blames cops’ apathy 08 Nov 2019 06:03 Express News Service ELURU: The families of the victims of the cyanide serial killer Simhadri alias Siva find themselves in an emotional turmoil and are unable to come to terms with the fact that the deaths were not of natural cause. The thought of the …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Woman jumps off bridge, dies 08 Nov 2019 05:33 Vijayawada: A woman allegedly committed suicide by jumping off the Prakasam barrage on river Krishna here, police said on Thursday. The dead woman has been identified Krishan Kumari, 31, and a resident of JD Nagar in Pramata area of the city. Police and …
  • TDP government spent Rs 99 crore on Chandrababu Naidu’s camp offices: Data 08 Nov 2019 04:26 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Even as Leader of the Opposition N Chandrababu Naidu is taking social media route to level criticism against Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on “frivolous expenditure” for beautifying his residence with government …
  • Curb sand mafia, penalise violators: CREDAI to Andhra Pradesh government 08 Nov 2019 04:26 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The Confederation of Real Estate Developers Association of India (CREDAI), Andhra Pradesh, has appealed to the State government to keep vigil and initiate stern action against those illegally transporting sand to the …
  • Dr APJ Abdul Kalam awards only for students enrolled in Andhra Pradesh government institutions 08 Nov 2019 04:26 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   The State government on Thursday issued orders stating that the Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Prathiba Puraskar awards will be given only to students of government and government-aided colleges instead of those from private …
  • Praveen files reply to LV’s notice, urges CS to drop further action      08 Nov 2019 04:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   Six days after former Chief Secretary LV Subramanyam served a show-cause notice on Principal Secretary (Chief Minister and General Administration Department) Praveen Prakash for ‘misconduct and insubordination’ and …
  • Number of bars to come down in Andhra from January, timings 11 am to 10 pm 08 Nov 2019 04:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  After reducing the number of liquor shops, the Jagan Mohan Reddy government has decided to reduce the number of bars in the State.  During a review meeting with officials of revenue-earnings departments on Thursday, …
  • NGT pulls up Polavaram Project Authority, forms panel to assess coffer dam impact 08 Nov 2019 04:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has pulled up the Polavaram Project Authority (PPA) for not taking up rehabilitation of project-affected families (PAFs) before beginning the construction of the cofferdams, which led …
  • BSNL set to launch Triple Play services 08 Nov 2019 04:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  On the lines of AP Fibernet and Jio Fiber, BSNL will launch Triple Play services in the State. On a pilot basis, the services have already been launched in Visakhapatnam, by partnering with local service providers. …
  • Chandrababu Naidu slams YSRC government for spending over Rs 15 crore on CM Jagan's House 07 Nov 2019 19:56 By PTI AMARAVATI: Telugu Desam Party president N Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday attacked the YSR Congress government for allegedly splurging Rs 15. 65 crore of public money on Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy's "palatial home", drawing a …
  • HPCL net profit dips 3 pc in Q2 on lower refinery margins 07 Nov 2019 13:30 New Delhi, Nov 7 () Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd (HPCL) on Thursday reported a 3 per cent drop in its second-quarter net profit as refinery margins halved and the company posted lower inventory gains. Net profit at Rs 1,052 crore in the July-September 2019 …
  • Poor squatters to get land rights  07 Nov 2019 06:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The revenue department on Thursday issued an order for regularisation of encroachments in unobjectionable government lands. As per the order, both Below Poverty Line (BPL) and Above Poverty Line (APL) families living in …
  • Group-I Mains scheduled for Dec postponed  07 Nov 2019 06:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   The Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) has postponed Group-I (Mains) examinations scheduled to be held from  December 12 to 23. The examinations are likely to be held after Sankranthi and the revised …
  • Naidu terms govt ineffective; TDP team visits Amaravati  07 Nov 2019 06:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu has lambasted the YS Jagan Mohan Reddy government, describing it as “ineffective and anti-people”. Addressing party workers at Chandragiri in Chittoor district on Wednesday, Naidu …
  • What TDP did in capital for 5 yrs, asks Ambati 07 Nov 2019 06:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   YSR Congress MLA Ambati Rambabu criticised TDP leaders for visiting Amaravati and claiming that there was no development of the region during the five-month YSRC government. He sought to know what the former TDP …
  • Mekapati quashes Reliance, Adani backing out reports 07 Nov 2019 06:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   Quashing a few media reports that claimed that Adani and Reliance groups had backed out from its promise, made during the TDP regime, of investing in Andhra Pradesh, Minister for Industries and Commerce Mekapati …
  • CM Jagan Mohan Reddy to distribute cheques to AgriGold depositors today 07 Nov 2019 06:01 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy will distribute cheques to AgriGold depositors at a public meeting to be held in Guntur on Thursday. About 3.7 lakh depositors, who have less than `10,000 deposits with the scam-hit …
  • YSR Lifetime Achievement Awards for public service 07 Nov 2019 06:01 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  In a bid to acknowledge and reward outstanding contributions by citizens to public service, the State government on Wednesday announced institution of ‘YSR Life Time Awards for Public Service. The award, to be given to …
  • Plantation drive on major roads in Vijayawada 05 Nov 2019 04:55 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: As part of its efforts to improve green cover on city roads, the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) is planning to plant saplings on the central medians of various major roads, said municipal commissioner V Prasanna …
  • Black film removed from 292 cars in Vijayawada 03 Nov 2019 06:12 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: As part of the intensified vehicle enforcement drive continuing since a week, traffic police intercepted more than 1500 cars and removed black film from 292 cars on the spot in the city on Saturday.   The police …
  • Rupees 50 thousand to rupees one lakh fine on plastic ban violators in Vijayawada 03 Nov 2019 06:12 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: To eliminate single-use plastic in Vijayawada, Krishna district administration along with Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) has decided to slap a hefty penalty of Rs 50,000-Rs 1 lakh on traders violating the ban, …
  • Innovation zone launched in Vijayawada college 02 Nov 2019 02:41 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   Malaxmi Group’s ‘The Sedibus’, a start-up ecosystem booster, launched its first innovation zone at Dhanekula Engineering College in Ganguru of Vijayawada on Friday.“It is a mini incubator model envisaged by The Sedibus …
  • Vijayawada RTA special counter to give licences to applicants on November 2 01 Nov 2019 02:41 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Vijayawada Deputy Transport Commissioner (DTC) S Venkateswara Rao has called upon vehicle users to make use of the special counter being set up at the RTA office for receiving their smart cards/driving license and …
  • ‘No Shave November’ campaign on every Sunday for upcoming month to spread cancer awareness in Vijayawada 01 Nov 2019 02:41 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Social Noise, a public relations and idea generation company, in association with Rotary Club of Midtown Vijayawada and Roots Foundation will conduct a ‘No Shave November’ campaign on every Sunday for the upcoming month …