• Was attacked for pointing out injustices towards Dalits: TDP leader files complaint against Nani 12 Sep 2020 04:48 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Alleging threat to his life from minister Kodali Sri Venkateswara Rao alias Nani, former TDP Gudivada town president Dityala Rambabu filed a complaint at Gudivada police station on Friday.  In his complaint, Rambabu …
  • Southern Railway's Chennai Divn starts new service to map movement of goods 11 Sep 2020 12:11 Southern Railway's Chennai Division has introduced a new stream of traffic, “Time-tabled container train services” to capture the loading and unloading of goods from industries and firms to destinations across the country. Apart from coal and coke, …
  • Power Mech Projects Limited secures orders worth Rs. 1311.70 crores 03 Sep 2020 06:30 Power Mech Projects Limited (BSE Scrip Code: 539302, NSE Symbol: POWERMECH) has received letter of intent / L1 intimation for the following work worth Rs. 1311.70 Crores. Below are the details of the Orders: 1.4 laning of Channarayanapatna Bypass from …
  • ‘Naidu trying to dent city’s brand image’ 21 Aug 2020 05:11 Anakapalle MLA says govt. committed to all-round development of the State YSR Congress Party MLA Gudivada Amarnath on Thursday accused TDP national president N. Chandrababu Naidu has been relentlessly trying to damage the brand image of Visakhapatnam. …
  • Flood in Krishna damages thousands of acres of crops; NDRF personnel rescue five in Nandigama 17 Aug 2020 05:15 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With heavy rains lashing the district for the last three days, water level in Krishna river near Prakasam Barrage has been increasing steadily.As on Sunday, while inflows to the barrage stood at 1.35 lakh cusecs, …
  • Visakhapatnam COVID-19 count breaches 20,000-mark, partial lockdown in Anakapalle 11 Aug 2020 04:58 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The district breached the 20,000-mark in Covid-19 count as 620 new cases were reported on Monday. Now, the total number of corona cases rose to 20,525. As many as 972 people were discharged from Covid hospitals in the …
  • 342 new COVID-19 cases take Andhra's Krishna district total past 9K; 3,012 still undergoing treatment 07 Aug 2020 04:49 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With 363 more cases, the Covid-19 count of Krishna district crossed the 9,000-mark on Thursday and stood at 9,042. Six more died of coronavirus, taking the toll to 198. Of the total 9,042, the district has 3,012 active …
  • Governor's assent precursor to development of all regions of Andhra Pradesh: YSR Congress 02 Aug 2020 03:39 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan gave his consent to three capitals and CRDA Bills after taking all aspects into consideration, YSR Congress spoksperson and MLA Gudivada Amarnath said.  While all sections of people …
  • Private hospitals in Vijayawada join fight against coronavirus 27 Jul 2020 04:04 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district on Sunday reported six more deaths due to COVID-19, taking the toll to 144. As many as 332 more persons tested positive for the virus in 24 hours, taking the tally to 5,580. The district now has 1,376 …
  • Watch: Waiters in PPE kits serve food at wedding in Andhra Pradesh 25 Jul 2020 16:06 By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Updated: July 25, 2020 8:19:34 pm The wedding organisers had requested the caterers to make sure that their serving team were wearing PPE kits, ensuring hygiene in view of the Covid-19 situation. (Picture credit: YouTube/ …
  • Andhra Pradesh DGP D Gautam Sawang launches ‘Operation Muskaan COVID-19’ 15 Jul 2020 02:43 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The sixth phase of ‘Operation Muskaan COVID-19’ took off in Andhra Pradesh. Director General of Police D Gautam Sawang formally launched rescue vehicles for Vijayawada, Guntur Urban and Rural units for the week-long …
  • Krishna district reports 111 new cases, 3 deaths 14 Jul 2020 05:27 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Krishna district reported 111 cases on Monday, taking the count to 2,615. The Covid-19 toll mounted to 83 as three more persons died of virus. The district has 691 active cases and 1,841 were discharged from hospitals, …
  • Monsoon vigorous over TN, East and North-East India 10 Jul 2020 11:00 East and North-East India are getting a severe pounding from a monsoon which is behaving indifferently over the rest of the country in signs that it has entered a weak phase. But this is also the phase when the East Coast as well as Odisha, Coastal Andhra …
  • Two minor girls raped by sexagenarians in Krishna 10 Jul 2020 02:14 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Two minor girls were allegedly sexually assaulted by sexagenarians in two separate incidents at Gudivada and Telaprolu village in Krishna district on Thursday.In the first incident, Gudivada DSP G Satyanandam said the …
  • 55 new coronavirus infections in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district 07 Jul 2020 04:52 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Krishna reported 55 fresh Covid-19 cases on Monday, taking the tally in the district to 1,798. With the death of one more patient, the toll stood at 70. Meanwhile, the district has 1,056 active cases after the recovery …
  • People freely move around in Andhra sans masks in Unlock 1.0 08 Jun 2020 13:10 Amaravathi, June 8 (IANS) On a day when lockdown measures were relaxed and businesses opened up, the common public in Andhra Pradesh were seen moving freely, most of them without a mask, with Unlock 1.0 entering its second week on Monday. “Most people are …
  • Anakapalle in Visakhapatnam shut after 14 positive COVID-19 cases reported in a single day 06 Jun 2020 04:24 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  For the first time since coronavirus outbreak, Anakapalle town was brought under lockdown as it recorded 14 positive cases in a single day (Friday). All these  cases are primary and secondary contacts of positive …
  • "Abusive Content": Andhra High Court Serves Notice To 93 For Online Posts 30 May 2020 12:22 Andhra HIgh Court had transferred the Dr K Sudhakar case to the CBI Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh High Court has issued notices to 44 people for derogatory and offensive social media posts directed at the judiciary over its decision to hand the Dr Sudhakar …
  • HC reinstates Ramesh as SEC, setback for Jagan govt 30 May 2020 00:37 Vijayawada: The high court on Friday set aside ordinance 5 of 2020 and the consequential GOs issued by the state government which resulted in cessation of Nimmagadda Ramesh Kumar’s tenure as state election commissioner (SEC). The high court also reinstated …
  • Remembering NTR on his birth anniversary 28 May 2020 17:02 People crowned him Viswa Vikhyatha Nata Sarvabhouma for his remarkable performances on screen. Born in Nimmakuru, a small village in Gudivada taluk of Krishna District, the Padma Shri awardee has films like Maya Bazaar (1957), Gundamma Katha (1962), …
  • SCR transports 12.3 lakh tonnes of food grains 03 May 2020 02:38 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: South Central Railway (SCR) had transported 12.3 lakh tonnes of food grain in April, which is almost six times of the loading done by the SCR during the same cumulative period in 2019 and registered an incremental …
  • Lockdown: 562 migrants homebound for intrastate journey from Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district 02 May 2020 03:42 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  As the government has allowed movement of stranded migrants, as many as 562 persons from West Godavari, Srikakulam and Vizianagaram left for their home from Krishna district on Friday.  The administration had arranged …
  • Intense thunderstorms lash Coastal AP, Telangana, Tamil Nadu 26 Apr 2020 11:53 Intense thunderstorms accompanied with gusty winds/squally weather/hailstorm and rainfall exceeding five cm lashed Coastal Odisha, North Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and North Tamil Nadu on Saturday/Sunday as thunderheads paraded along the …
  • Lockdown impact: Stuck in India, US visa holders worry about jobs, families 25 Apr 2020 07:12 India lockdown: A US embassy official gives instructions to a batch of NRIs being taken to the US in relief flights. The NRIs were shuttled in buses from Ludhiana to the Delhi airport on Friday. (Express Photo: Gurmeet Singh) Every time she is on a …
  • 128 APSRTC depots closed, 12,000 services cancelled in State 24 Mar 2020 16:04 With the government declaring lockdown, all the 12,000 buses belonging to the Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) were confined to 128 depots in the State from Sunday midnight. All the suburban and urban services were cancelled and …
  • Major jolt to Telugu Desam as Karanam meets CM 13 Mar 2020 07:23 The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) suffered a jolt as its senior leader and MLA from Chirala Karanam Balarama Krishnamurthy on Thursday met Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy along with his son Venkatesh, setting off speculation over his next move. Mr. Jagan …
  • Cybercrime police trace missing techie in Delhi 03 Mar 2020 05:53 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Cybercrime police have reunites a youngster with his family on Monday. The 27-year-old man reportedly went missing on February 8. According to cybercrime station Inspector K Shivaji, Kona Pravulla Sravan Kumar …
  • Resolve pending housing cases quickly, officials told 03 Mar 2020 05:52 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Collector A Md Imtiaz has directed revenue officials to resolve 158 pending cases regarding a few lands meant for housing schemes. He was speaking at a review meeting with officials of Vijayawada, Gudivada, Machilipatnam …
  • Vijayawada's Kankipadu road-widening on cards 02 Mar 2020 15:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Motorists’ long-pending demand of road-widening of the 24.8 km stretch between Gudivada and Kankipadu will soon be materialised as the R&B Department is preparing estimates for the project. Retaining walls are …
  • Irregularities plague govt. hospitals: ACB 29 Feb 2020 07:14 The 48-hour raid on Government District Headquarters and Area Hospitals and Dispensaries across the State by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials highlighted the poor maintenance and irregularities in drug stores, wards and kitchens in many hospitals …
  • ACB raids Andhra hospitals, finds patients diverted to private facilities 27 Feb 2020 23:08 The ACB teams also found glaring discrepancies and absenteeism at several health facilities. (Representational image) Staff at several public hospitals were diverting patients to private hospitals and diagnostic centres for treatment and tests, according …
  • New Andhra Pradesh districts to come up in 2021 19 Feb 2020 02:52 HYDERABAD: The formation of new districts in Andhra Pradesh may take place only in 2021.  AP Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, during his Praja Sankalpa Yatra before the Assembly elections last year, had promised that the number of districts will be …
  • Humpy Koneru wins second edition of the Cairns Cup 17 Feb 2020 11:35 It has been a good semester for Humpy Koneru. Since September 2019, the Indian star won the first event of the Grand Prix series in Skolkovo, got second place at the second stage in Monaco, became Women's Word Rapid Champion and now got clear first …
  • Much-awaited Madhura Nagar railway underbridge to come up at Rs 17 crore 11 Feb 2020 03:17 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The much-awaited railway underbridge (RUB) near Madhura Nagar railway station will be developed in the months to come, as the State government has approved Rs 17.42 crore, out of Rs 50 crore sanctioned to the Vijayawada …
  • How Jagan Mohan Reddy rolled back several of his predecessor's policy decisions in Andra Pradesh 08 Feb 2020 18:47 Andhra Pradesh was India’s most business-friendly state in 2016, 2017 and 2018, according to separate studies conducted by the Union commerce ministry, the World Bank and the National University of Singapore. But few would agree with that claim now. Since …
  • South Central Railway gets Rs 6,846 crore for infrastructure 06 Feb 2020 07:25 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: The South Central Railway has received a staggering budgetary allocation of Rs6,846 crore for the year of 2020-21. This is a 30 per cent increase from last year’s budgetary allocation. The allocation includes Rs 2,856 …
  • Budget gives ₹6,846 crore to South Central Railway in 2020-21 06 Feb 2020 04:49 South Central Railway (SCR) has been allocated ₹6,846 crore for the year 2020-21 in the Budget including grants of ₹2,856 crore for new lines. In addition, doubling, third line and bypass works have been provided ₹3,836 crore, while ₹152 crore has been …
  • Akividu-Bhimavaram double railway line commissioned 04 Feb 2020 05:06 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The South Central Railway (SCR) has commissioned doubling of the line between Akividu and Bhimavaram railway stations in Vijayawada Division, with the running of Tirupati-Bilaspur Express (train no 17842). According to …
  • Over 10,000 to visit Inspire Manak 03 Feb 2020 05:44 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: District Educational Officer (DEO) MV Rajyalakshmi has directed the officials concerned to make arrangements for Inspire Manak Awards Scheme 2019-20 at Donbosco High School Guntupalli from February 3 to 5 and Francis …
  • Andhra cabinet approves draft bill to abolish legislative council 27 Jan 2020 15:32 Image Source : T RAGHAVAN, INDIA TV Andhra Pradesh CM Jaganmohan Reddy In a major development, Andhra Pradesh cabinet on Monday approved a draft bill to abolish the Legislative Council. The decision was taken in the cabinet meeting held today, ruling YSR …
  • Protests continue in Port City against TD stand on three capitals 26 Jan 2020 08:58 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  YSRC leaders and workers took out a motorcycle rally, led by Tourism Minister Muttamsetti Srinivasa Rao alias Avanthi, here on Saturday. The rally passed through main throughfares with the YSRC workers raising …
  • No one can stop executive capital plan: Andhra Pradesh MLA Gudivada Amarnath 25 Jan 2020 08:31 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: YSR Congress MLA and party spokesperson Gudivada Amarnath said on Friday no one can stop from Vizag being the executive capital of the State. Legislative Council chairperson MA Shariff referred the Andhra Pradesh …
  • Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy calls for Cabinet meet on Monday over Legislative Council issue 25 Jan 2020 08:31 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has convened a Cabinet meeting on Monday morning reportedly to approve a resolution to abolish the Legislative Council. The resolution could be moved in the Assembly later the same day …
  • Pawan a political freelancer: YSRCP 18 Jan 2020 07:38 YSRCP MLA and party spokesperson Gudivada Amarnath has questioned Jana Sena Party (JSP)’s political ideology and its president Pawan Kalyan’s commitment after he chose to align himself again with the BJP. Addressing the media here on Friday, Mr. Amarnath …
  • 540 cases lodged, 1,494 detained: Cockfights in Andhra continue unabated, crores change hands 17 Jan 2020 03:58 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA/KAKINADA/ELURU: A total of 540 cases (till 6 pm) were filed against organisers for illegally conducting cockfights during the three-day Sankranti festival in Krishna district.  As part of the raids, the police …
  • Ban fails to stop cockfights in Andhra Pradesh 15 Jan 2020 05:54 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Police’s week-long efforts, such as destruction of cockfight arenas, detaining history-sheeters and filing cases against suspects, failed to put an end to the blood sport and the gambling associated with it on the first …
  • CM Jagan Mohan Reddy will celebrate Sankranti in Gudivada: Andhra Pradesh Civil Supplies Minister 13 Jan 2020 06:06 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Civil Supplies Minister Kodali Venkateswara Rao (Nani) said Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy would visit Gudivada on Tuesday to participate in Sankranti festivities. He said that CM would reach at 3 pm and reach K …
  • Despite ban, stage being set for cockfighting in Andhra Pradesh 12 Jan 2020 07:08 Thousands of roosters, sharp knives, crores of money and huge arenas are being readied for organising rooster fights during the three-day Sankranti festivities in coastal areas of the State, particularly Krishna, Guntur, East and West Godavari districts. …
  • Set up panels to prevent cockfights, says Krishna District Collector, A Md Imtiaz 27 Dec 2019 04:29 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  With just a few weeks left for Sankranti, the district administration has decided to constitute committees at village, mandal and division levels to ensure prevention of cock fights, said Krishna District Collector A Md …
  • Police solve woman’s murder by friend in Vijayawada 26 Dec 2019 05:18 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   With the arrest of a man on Wednesday, Gudivada police said they had solved the murder case of Kruparani, who was found dead at an isolated location in Barrilanka village of Krishna district on December 19.  Addressing …
  • Onions from Penumaka likely to be procured to meet Vijayawada demand 26 Dec 2019 03:49 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   Agriculture marketing department officials are contemplating procuring the onion crop yield being cultivated in around 250 to 300 acres of Penumaka in Guntur district to meet the demand in Vijayawada. Speaking to TNIE, …
  •  Facelift to 16 damaged bridges in Krishna district; Rs 81.50 crore required for reconstruction 24 Dec 2019 07:29 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Fulfilling the demand of people of Krishna district for new bridges in place of dilapidated ones, officials of the Roads & Buildings (R&B) department have started preparing estimates for construction of new bridges …
  • YSRC leaders in Vizag upbeat about Andhra CM Jagan's 3 capital hint 20 Dec 2019 03:50 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: YSRC leaders in the district are upbeat in the wake of Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy hinting that Visakhapatnam could be developed as an executive capital on the last day of the winter session of the Legislative …
  • Vijayawada youth festival a big draw 17 Dec 2019 05:02 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Minister for Tourism M Srinivasa Rao inaugurated the district-level youth festival at Ghantasala Venkateswara Rao Government Music College in the city on Monday. Addressing a gathering of hundreds of students, he said, …
  • Onion price tracker: Tuesday, December 10 10 Dec 2019 12:37 In what some may see as a silver lining, onions have been named the culprit for declining liquor consumption in India. To lay the blame for this at the bulb’s door would not, however, be fair, as there are other factors in play there. Nevertheless, onion …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Man dies in queue to buy onions at subsidised price 10 Dec 2019 08:44 Image Source : PTI PHOTO Man dies in queue to buy onions in Andhra Pradesh A 55-year-old man standing in the queue to buy onions collapsed in Andhra Pradesh on Monday. The incident was reported from Gudivada in Krishna district of the state, where the man …
  • AP only State to supply onions at Rs 25 per kg, says Andhra Pradesh CM 10 Dec 2019 04:58 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  A pandemonium-like situation prevailed for sometime in the AP Legislative Assembly on Monday, the first day of winter session, with the women MLAs, including Deputy Chief Minister (Tribal Welfare) Pamula Pushpasreevani …
  • Man Dies In Queue To Buy Onions, TDP Hits Out At Andhra Pradesh Government 09 Dec 2019 20:03 The retail price of onions was at Rs 110-160 per kg in the state on Monday, according to market sources. Amaravati (AP): A 55-year-old man died of a heart attack after he suddenly fell sick while waiting in queue to purchase onions at Gudivada in Krishna …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Man standing in queue dies of heart attack 09 Dec 2019 11:56 Krishna: A 55-year-old man fainted while standing in a queue for vegetables at the Gudivada Rytu Bazaar here on Monday. The man identified as Sambaiah was then rushed to the hospital and on the way, he died after suffering a cardiac arrest, said police. “ …
  • TDP youth wing president Devineni Avinash joins YSRCP 14 Nov 2019 17:10 Amaravati: Telugu Desam Party (TDP) youth wing ‘Telugu Yuvata’ president Devineni Avinash on Thursday resigned from the party and joined YSRCP. The change of guard took place while the TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu was holding his “Sand Deeksha” at …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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- …
  • 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- …
  • Mekapati says five PSUs will set up centres of excellence in Andhra Pradesh 18 Sep 2020 02:19 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Terming his recent three-day visit to the national capital fruitful, Industries and Commerce Minister Mekapati Goutham Reddy has said that five Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs), including ITDC, NTPC, SAIL, BHEL, have …
  • Low-pressure area intensifies, drops heavy rain 14 Sep 2020 13:31 Sunday’s low-pressure has intensified to being well-marked a day, causing heavy to very heavy rainfall over parts of North-East India, Telangana, Rayalaseema and Lakshadweep and heavy over East Rajasthan, West Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Bihar, Madhya …
  • Five arrested for murder of woman in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district 11 Sep 2020 04:54 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Machilipatnam police on Thursday cracked the alleged kidnap-murder case at Inaguduru in Krishna district by arresting five persons. The accused were identified as M Hari Krishna alias Nalla Hari, Bhagyalakshmi, P Ravi …
  • Power Mech Projects Limited secures orders worth Rs. 1311.70 crores 03 Sep 2020 06:30 Power Mech Projects Limited (BSE Scrip Code: 539302, NSE Symbol: POWERMECH) has received letter of intent / L1 intimation for the following work worth Rs. 1311.70 Crores. Below are the details of the Orders: 1.4 laning of Channarayanapatna Bypass from …
  • Traffic signaling system to be streamlined in Machilipatnam 28 Aug 2020 05:04 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: As part of the road safety initiative and to ease traffic congestion in Machilipatnam, the transport department and police have prepared estimates for improving the traffic signalling system and beautifying the traffic …
  • Andhra man found dead at grave of daughter 27 Aug 2020 06:13 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  In a tragic incident, a businessman who reportedly went into depression, after his daughter’s death, was found dead near the latter’s grave in Machilipatnam. Though the incident took place on Tuesday evening, it came to …
  • AP Cabinet clears Bhavanapadu Port DPR by RITES, focus now on land acquisition, fund raising 26 Aug 2020 08:31 Following the recent Andhra Pradesh Cabinet approval for development of the Bhavanapadu port and the detailed project report prepared by RITES, the Government is now focussing on land acquisition and fund raising ₹3,669.95 crore project. The port is in …
  • Andhra Pradesh govt approves DPR for Bhavanapadu port phase 1 works almost worth Rs 3,670 crore 26 Aug 2020 04:48 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State government has approved the Detailed Project Report (DPR) of the phase-1 works of Bhavanapadu port in Srikakulam at an estimated cost of Rs 3,669.95 crore. Special Chief Secretary (Infrastructure and Investment …
  • Dy. Chief Minister, Ministers handover ₹50 lakh each to victims in Ramesh Hospital COVID care centre fire mishap 25 Aug 2020 17:48 Deputy Chief Minister and Health Minister Alla Kali Krishna Srinivas, Endowments Minister Vellampalli Srinivas and Civil Supplies Minister Kodali Sri Venkateswara Rao (Nani) on Tuesday distributed ₹50 lakh compensation to the kin of the deceased in Ramesh …
  • Light rainfall likely in Krishna and Guntur 24 Aug 2020 03:21 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Under the influence of active monsoon, several places in coastal districts, and a few parts of Rayalaseema, experienced light to moderate rains on Sunday. Highest rainfall of 5.97 cm was recorded in Gadivemula of Kurnool …
  • Kanaka Durga, Benz Circle flyovers to be thrown open on September 4 21 Aug 2020 02:40 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy and Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari will inaugurate the Kanaka Durga and Benz Circle flyovers on September 4, Roads and Buildings Minister M Shankar …
  • Ramesh Hospitals MD seeks anticipatory bail in COVID facility fire tragedy case 18 Aug 2020 04:24 By Express News Service IJAYAWADA: A week after absconding from Vijayawada fearing arrest in connection with the fire tragedy at Hotel Swarna Palace on August 9, Ramesh Hospitals founder and managing director (MD) Pothineni Ramesh Babu has filed an …
  • Flood alert sounded as Godavari rises 16 Aug 2020 19:45 Officials issued the third warning with the flood level in the Godavari River touching 55 feet at Bhadrachalam by 7 p.m. on Sunday. The water level might increase further, Central Water Commission officials said. At 6 p.m., the flood level at Koida was 26. …
  • Second warning issued as flood level in Godavari touches 50 feet at Bhadrachalam 16 Aug 2020 08:16 Officials issued the second warning with the flood level crossing 50 feet in Godavari River at Bhadrachalam on Sunday morning. Water level is raising and may reach the third warning level (53 feet) by evening. At 9 a.m., the water level at the Koida was 25 …
  • Preparatory circulation forms in Bay ahead of low 12 Aug 2020 13:21 A preparatory cyclonic circulation has formed over North-West ad adjoining West-Central Bay of Bengal on Wednesday which India Meteorological Department (IMD) expects to concentrate as the next low-pressure area off the Odisha and North Andhra Pradesh …
  • 'Colour Photo', the story of a ‘below average’ guy 12 Aug 2020 11:10 My personal experiences inspired project, says Sai Rajesh, on the Telugu film starring Suhas and Chandini In the teaser of Colour Photo, actor Suhas tells Chandini that if a guy like him were to romance someone like her, his own friends would poke fun and …
  • Andhra govt requests dedicated freight corridor connectivity to its ports 11 Aug 2020 16:53 The Andhra Pradesh government has requested the Railways to extend its dedicated freight corridor connectivity to ports in the state so that millions of tonnes of cargoes can be handled in a pollution-free and cost-effective manner. In an indication of how …
  • Vijayawada hotel fire: Rescue personnel seek special quarantine after COVID-19 exposure 10 Aug 2020 06:00 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: All personnel of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), State Disaster Response Force (SDRF), fire service and police departments, who participated in the rescue operation in the hotel fire on Sunday, reportedly urged …
  • Vijayawada fire: Among victims, recovered pastor who stayed back to be with wife 09 Aug 2020 21:36 Police officials outside the Swarna Palace Hotel in Vijayawada on Sunday. (PTI) Sabbithi Abraham, 47, a pastor at a church in Jaggaiahpeta, tested negative for Covid-19 on Saturday, but decided to stay on at the Swarna Palace Hotel that had been turned …
  • 342 new COVID-19 cases take Andhra's Krishna district total past 9K; 3,012 still undergoing treatment 07 Aug 2020 04:49 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With 363 more cases, the Covid-19 count of Krishna district crossed the 9,000-mark on Thursday and stood at 9,042. Six more died of coronavirus, taking the toll to 198. Of the total 9,042, the district has 3,012 active …
  • Krishna COVID-19 toll up to 175, Machilipatnam to come under curbs 03 Aug 2020 05:20 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Eleven more persons succumbed to Covid-19 in Krishna district, taking the toll to 175. As many as 379 more persons contracted the virus in the last 24 hours, pushing the count to 7,579. The district has 2,540 active …
  • Complete lockdown in Andhra Pradesh's Machilipatnam from Aug 3 to 9 02 Aug 2020 15:51 Image Source : PTI/FILE Complete lockdown in Andhra Pradesh's Machilipatnam from Aug 3 to 9 A complete lockdown will be in place in Machilipatnam from August 3-9 in order to contain the further spread of COVID-19, Revenue Divisional Officer (RDO) …
  • Complete lockdown in AP's Machilipatnam from August 3-9 02 Aug 2020 13:22 By PTI MACHILIPATNAM: A complete lockdown will be in place in Machilipatnam from August 3-9 in order to contain the further spread of COVID-19, Revenue Divisional Officer (RDO) NSK Khajvalli said on Sunday. Speaking to reporters here, he said there were …
  • Vijayawada: Two attempt to kill selves in separate incidents 01 Aug 2020 02:23 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A woman and a man attempted suicide in the city on Friday. The woman jumped from a building on the premises of New Government General Hospital. In the first incident, a  man jumped into River Krishna from the new bridge …
  • Andhra remains largest contributor of Covid cases in India 30 Jul 2020 07:30 Vijayawada: Andhra Pradesh has continued to be the largest contributor of Coronavirus infections in the country, by registering 10,093 new cases on Wednesday. This is the highest-ever single-day spike in the state. The state witnessed 65 deaths in the last …
  • Lockdown in Machilipatnam division from August 3, here's what will be open 30 Jul 2020 03:57 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A complete lockdown will be in place in Machilipatnam constituency from August 3 to 9 and shops, except those selling medicines and essentials, will remain open only between 6 and 9 am, Krishna district administration …
  • Nodal officers to monitor treatment 28 Jul 2020 06:52 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district administration on Monday appointed nodal officers to monitor treatment being provided to Covid-19 patients and admissions to hospitals. Regional medical officer Dr Ratnavali and additional director ( …
  • Andhra Pradesh DGP D Gautam Sawang launches ‘Operation Muskaan COVID-19’ 15 Jul 2020 02:43 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The sixth phase of ‘Operation Muskaan COVID-19’ took off in Andhra Pradesh. Director General of Police D Gautam Sawang formally launched rescue vehicles for Vijayawada, Guntur Urban and Rural units for the week-long …
  • Krishna district reports 111 new cases, 3 deaths 14 Jul 2020 05:27 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Krishna district reported 111 cases on Monday, taking the count to 2,615. The Covid-19 toll mounted to 83 as three more persons died of virus. The district has 691 active cases and 1,841 were discharged from hospitals, …
  • Six Sri Lankan fishermen held for entering Indian territorial waters 14 Jul 2020 05:27 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   The Indian Coast Guard (ICG-Kakinada) apprehended six Sri Lankan fishermen, while they were illegally fishing in the Indian waters on Sunday night. The Coast Guard seized around 600 kg of Tuna fish from them. According …
  • Monsoon turns active, moderate to heavy rains likely in next three days 12 Jul 2020 03:17 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Moderate to heavy rains and thunderstorms are predicted across the State in the next three days — Sunday, Monday and Tuesday  — under the influence of active south west monsoon. According to India Meteorological …
  • APSRTC likely to launch ‘Pratham’ mobile app on July 20 10 Jul 2020 04:14 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) is likely to launch ‘Pratham’, a first-of-its-kind mobile application, on July 20 to encourage cashless transactions among passengers during Covid-19 pandemic. …
  • 70 more patients test positive in Krishna district, toll 72 09 Jul 2020 05:28 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: SEVENTY more coronavirus patients were identified in Krishna district on Wednesday, taking the overall tally to 1,968. With the death of one more patient, the toll stood at 72. The district has 651 active cases as 1,245 …
  • CM Jagan Mohan Reddy clears Rs 1,150 crore dues kept pending by TDP government 09 Jul 2020 03:04 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Wednesday cleared Rs 1,150 crore-worth ‘zero interest subsidy’ dues of the previous TDP government, benefiting 57 lakh farmers in the State. He also cleared dues of Rs 88 crore kept …
  • Two decade-long wait of Uppada fishermen set to end 08 Jul 2020 22:58 A fishing harbour at Uppada-Ameenabad off the Kakinada coast is set to become reality with the State government deciding to enter into an agreement with the Government of India and NABARD to obtain a loan of above ₹330 crore for the Uppada-Ameenabad …
  • Covid: Homoeo med trials in Hyd, Machilipatnam 08 Jul 2020 10:29
  • Covid-19: Homeopathic medicine trials in Hyderabad, Machilipatnam 08 Jul 2020 06:41
  • Homoeo med trials in Hyd, Machilipatnam 08 Jul 2020 00:19 Hyderabad: Homeopathic medicine Arsenicum album has been distributed as a prophylactic (a preventive measure) and immunity booster in Covid-19 hotspots in Hyderabad and Machilipatnam as part of a clinical trial, which was launched in 11 states. Arsenicum …
  • 55 new coronavirus infections in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district 07 Jul 2020 04:52 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Krishna reported 55 fresh Covid-19 cases on Monday, taking the tally in the district to 1,798. With the death of one more patient, the toll stood at 70. Meanwhile, the district has 1,056 active cases after the recovery …
  • Hyderabad-based Techie held for making fake e-passes to enter Andhra Pradesh 07 Jul 2020 04:52 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district police arrested a person for making fake emergency passes by forging the signatures of SPs and Director General of Police on Monday. The accused was identified as Manda Pavan Kumar, a Hyderabad-based …
  • Vijayawada records 50 of 63 new infections in Krishna 06 Jul 2020 04:47 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: FIFTY of the 63 new Covid-19 cases in Krishna district were reported from Vijayawada alone. With the death of one more patient, the toll rose to 69 on Sunday. Of the 1,743 overall cases, 1,003 were active as a total of …
  • Clash of two families led to Moka murder, Kollu innocent: Chandrababu Naidu 06 Jul 2020 04:47 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu has alleged that a false case was foisted against former minister Kollu Ravindra for confronting the ruling party’s “anti-people policies”. Addressing his party leaders through a …
  • Former TDP minister Kollu Ravindra arrested for YSRC leader M Bhaskara Rao's murder 04 Jul 2020 10:31 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district police on Saturday arrested former minister and TDP leader Kollu Ravindra for allegedly supporting his associates like a 'big brother' to eliminate Machilipatnam former Agriculture Market Yard …
  • Kollu Ravindra taken into custody in YSRCP leader’s murder case 04 Jul 2020 09:44 Investigation into the murder of YSRCP leader Moka Bhaskar Rao took a new twist on Friday evening when a police team from Krishna district took into custody TDP leader and former Minister Kollu Ravindra on the national highway under the Tuni police station …
  • Ex-Andhra Pradesh minister Kollu Ravindra arrested for YSRC leader M Bhaskara Rao's murder 04 Jul 2020 05:34 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Former minister and opposition TDP leader Kollu Ravindra was reportedly taken into custody at Tuni of East Godavari district on Friday night when he was trying to go to Vizag by car. Kollu Ravindra had allegedly been …
  • Krishna district reports 17 new COVID-19 cases 04 Jul 2020 04:04 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district reported 17 coronavirus cases on Friday, taking the count to 1,611. Of the 17 cases, 16 were reported from Machilipatnam and one from Vijayawada. With the discharge of 653 persons, the district has 890 …
  • Former Andhra minister arrested for YSRCP leader’s murder (Ld) 03 Jul 2020 19:59 Vijayawada, July 4 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh police on Friday night arrested Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader and former Andhra Pradesh minister Kollu Ravindra in connection with the murder of a leader of ruling YSR Congress Party (YSRCP). Ravindra was arrested …
  • Slain YSRCP leader’s wife demands TDP leader’s arrest 03 Jul 2020 16:12 Vijayawada, July 3 (IANS) The widow of a leader of Andhra Pradesh’s ruling YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) who was murdered in Machilipatnam on Monday has demanded arrest of former minister and opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader Kollu Ravindra. Alleging …
  • Three arrested for YSRC leader’s murder, TDP leader’s role suspected 03 Jul 2020 07:45 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: IN a major development, Machilipatnam police on Thursday arrested three persons in connection with the murder of YSRC leader and former market yard chairman Meka Bhaskar Rao. The police identified the accused as Chinta …
  • Three in custody for YSRC leader’s murder 01 Jul 2020 04:41 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Police on Tuesday reportedly took three persons into custody in connection with the brutal murder of YSRC leader and former Machilipatnam Agriculture Market Committee chairman Moka Bhaskara Rao at a fish market. Bhaskara …
  • Krishna district reports three more deaths, 84 new cases 01 Jul 2020 04:41 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district on Tuesday recorded a whopping 84 Covid- 19 cases, which took the total number of infections to 1,467. A total of 63 persons have succumbed to the virus after three more deaths were reported in the last …
  • Two more die of Covid-19 in Krishna district, toll 60 30 Jun 2020 06:56 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With fifty-two more testing positive for coronavirus in Krishna district, the tally in the district jumped to 1,383 on Monday. Two more persons died of the virus, taking the toll to 60. The district has 744 active cases …
  • YSRC leader killed in broad daylight in Bandar 30 Jun 2020 04:53 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: YSRC leader and former Machilipatnam Market Yard chairman Moka Bhaskar Rao was killed in broad daylight in Machilipatnam on Monday afternoon. At least four assailants are said to have attacked Bhaskar Rao at the local …
  • Five more die of coronavirus in Krishna district 29 Jun 2020 03:22 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: SEVENTY-nine coronavirus cases were reported in Krishna district on Sunday, taking the count to 1,331. The Covid-19 toll mounted to 58 with five more deaths being reported in the district. With the discharge of 573 …
  • Krishna reports 47 new COVID-19 infections 26 Jun 2020 05:58 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district reported 47 new infections and two deaths on Thursday. With the new additions, while the Covid-19 tally has shot up to 1,179, a total of 45 persons have died of the virus in the district. Meanwhile, five …
  • Telugu punch kavala babu! 25 Jun 2020 06:25 Express News Service HYDERABAD: Loved the series of thought-provoking posts where a bearded guy in a chequered shirt with sunglasses and looking like  your boy-next-door turned angry young man posing with a cardboard placard? The placcards have sarcastic …
  • 36 new coronavirus infections, three more deaths in Krishna district 25 Jun 2020 06:02 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Thirty-six more have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Krishna district, taking the tally to 1,132 on Wednesday. As three more patients died, the toll has increased to 41. With 514 discharged from hospitals …
  • 10 iMASQ buses set to begin work today in Krishna district 23 Jun 2020 04:51 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Collector A Md Imtiaz on Monday said 10 Intelligent Monitoring Analysis Service Quarantine (iMASQ) buses have arrived and health staff will start collecting samples from suspected patients in Vijayawada, Jaggaiahpet, …
  • 12 IMASQ buses arrive in Krishna to ramp up testing for COVID-19 22 Jun 2020 05:42 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Twelve Imasq (Intelligence Monitoring Analysis Service Quarantine) buses have arrived in the district to intensify Covid-19 sample testing, said District Collector A Md Imtiaz. In a review meeting held with the health …
  • Spike in cases in Krishna district due to community spread of COVID-19 22 Jun 2020 05:17 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The primary reason for the surge in Covid-19 infections in Krishna district is community transmission, according to health officials. With 66 more cases on Sunday, Krishna became the second district in the state to cross …
  • Andhra Pradesh ahead of others in conducting COVID-19 tests: Guv 16 Jun 2020 07:28 Amaravati, June 16 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh government has taken effective steps in containing the spread of COVID-19 and it stands ahead of other states in the number of tests conducted so far, Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan said on Tuesday. In his …
  • Seven sanitation workers infected with coronavirus in Vijayawada 16 Jun 2020 04:43 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Seven sanitation workers recently tested positive for Covid-19 in Vijayawada. All of them are below 50 years of age and don’t have any travel history, Vijayawada Municipal Corporation chief medical officer for health …
  • Andhra Pradesh's GSDP growth at 12.73% for 2019-20 16 Jun 2020 04:35 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) of AP for 2019-20 (Advanced Estimates) is estimated at Rs 9,72,782 crore, compared to Rs 8,62,957 crore in 2018-19. This estimate is 12.73 per cent at current prices in 2019-20, …
  • Andhra Pradesh government clears DPR for Rs 3,736 crore port at Ramayapatnam 15 Jun 2020 17:31 The Jaganmohan Reddy-led Andhra Pradesh government has approved the detailed project report (DPR) for a new port at Ramayapatnam in the state’s Prakasam district as it looks to expand the port capacity to 400 million tonnes (mt) by 2024 from 110 mt. “We …
  • Krishna district reports 25 new COVID-19 cases, 22 from Vijayawada alone; two deaths  14 Jun 2020 05:06 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA/MACHILIPATNAM: Krishna saw a spike of 25 COVID-19 cases on Saturday, which took the total cases in the district to 693. Official sources said 22 of them were reported from Vijayawada alone, while the remaining were …
  • Maharashtra: State govt allows use of homeopathy, ayurveda medicines to prevent Covid 12 Jun 2020 23:13 The state has begun the process of identifying people aged above 55 years in rural areas to administer Arsenicum Album 30. (Representational) The Maharashtra government has approved the use of homeopathy medicine Arsenic Album 30 for the general population …
  • Non-duty paid liquor worth Rs 20 lakh from Punjab seized near Vijayawada 07 Jun 2020 04:16 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Sleuths of the Special Enforcement Bureau (SEB) seized non-duty paid liquor (NDPL) worth Rs 20 lakhs in Kankipadu late on Friday. The stock, which contained liquor of different brands, were manufactured in Punjab and …
  • Monsoon likely to enter Andhra in two-three days, says Met department 07 Jun 2020 04:16 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  The Southwest Monsoon is likely to enter some parts of Rayalaseema and Coastal Andhra in two to three days, according to an IMD report. Rainfall occurred at isolated places in Coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema on …
  • 11 new infectees contacts of truck driver in Krishna Lanka 19 May 2020 04:59 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Eleven of the 15 Covid-19 positive cases reported from Krishna district on Monday were from Krishna Lanka, while the rest were from YSR Colony Jakkampudi and Kothapeta in Vijayawada. With Monday’s addition, the total …
  • Pastor booked for raping woman in Machilipatnam 08 Apr 2020 09:12 Machilipatnam: A case has been registered against a pastor for alleged sexually assault on a 24-year-old woman in Andhra Pradesh, police said on Wednesday. The crime came to light on Tuesday after the victim lodged a complaint against the pastor.   In the …
  • Gold loan fraud worth ₹ 6.71 cr. found in Central Bank of India’s Machilipatnam branch in A.P. 11 Mar 2020 11:06 Police on Wednesday registered a case against a gold appraiser of Central Bank of India’s Chilakalapudi branch in Krishna district in connection with a ₹ 6.71 crore gold loan fraud. The Chilakalapudi police led by Circle Inspector M. Venkata Narayana have …
  • Four held for attacking ward volunteers in Machilipatnam 09 Mar 2020 04:35 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Machilipatnam police have filed cases against four persons for allegedly attacking a pregnant woman and ward volunteers on duty.  The accused were identified as Telugu Desam local leaders and close aides of former …
  • AP Cabinet nod to pool land for greenfield Bhogapuram airport, Machilipatnam port 04 Mar 2020 17:04 The Andhra Pradesh Cabinet has decided to pool about 2,000 acres of land, in phase one, for the proposed greenfield airport near Vishakapatnam and about 6,000 acres for the Machilipatnam port. During the State Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister YS …
  • Flights to Dubai from Vijayawada soon: Machilipatnam MP Vallabhaneni Bala Showry 27 Jan 2020 23:08 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: If things go as per the plan, leading flight operator Air India will be operating two flights to Dubai every week from Vijayawada airport soon, said Machilipatnam MP Vallabhaneni Bala Showry. Speaking to mediapersons at …
  • Fervour marks Republic Day celebrations in Andhra Pradesh's Machilipatnam 27 Jan 2020 00:18 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The 71st Republic Day was celebrated with fervour on Sunday with District Collector A Md Imtiaz unfurling the national flag and honouring the achievers at the police parade grounds in Machilipatnam. Police personnel …
  • Machilipatnam bus station to be renovated 30 Dec 2019 05:40 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Machilipatnam Bus Terminal will get a facelift soon with the matter being taken to the notice of Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, said Transport Minister Perni Venkataramaiah. The minister was addressing the …
  • Prepare plans to build 6 ports, lay focus on Machilipatnam: Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan 19 Dec 2019 04:31 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has directed officials to prepare plans for the construction of ports in Dugarajapatnam, Ramayapatnam, Machilipatnam, Nakkapalli, Kalingapatnam and Bhavanapadu.  The officials were …
  • 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 …
  • 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’ …
  • 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 …
  • Machilipatnam imitation jewellery loses GI battle 08 Oct 2019 06:38
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • AP govt takes back land for Machilipatnam port 05 Sep 2019 04:45
  • 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 …
  • 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. …
  • 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 …
  • 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- …
  • Five private COVID-19 care centres in Vijayawada lose licence  27 Aug 2020 06:19 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Krishna district administration on Wednesday cancelled permissions given to five private COVID care centres in Vijayawada, as part of its safety audit check being conducted after the August 9 fire accident at Hotel …
  • Flood in Krishna damages thousands of acres of crops; NDRF personnel rescue five in Nandigama 17 Aug 2020 05:15 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With heavy rains lashing the district for the last three days, water level in Krishna river near Prakasam Barrage has been increasing steadily.As on Sunday, while inflows to the barrage stood at 1.35 lakh cusecs, …
  • Nuzvid Police solve 10-year-old's rape case, arrest accused within 36 hours; bag award 13 Aug 2020 05:39 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A pack of biryani and a couple of water bottles helped the Nuzvid town police crack the rape case of a minor, arrest the accused within 36 hours, and win the Award for Best Crime Detection (ABCD) for the first quarter of …
  • 342 new COVID-19 cases take Andhra's Krishna district total past 9K; 3,012 still undergoing treatment 07 Aug 2020 04:49 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With 363 more cases, the Covid-19 count of Krishna district crossed the 9,000-mark on Thursday and stood at 9,042. Six more died of coronavirus, taking the toll to 198. Of the total 9,042, the district has 3,012 active …
  • Nodal officers to monitor treatment 28 Jul 2020 06:52 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district administration on Monday appointed nodal officers to monitor treatment being provided to Covid-19 patients and admissions to hospitals. Regional medical officer Dr Ratnavali and additional director ( …
  • Andhra Pradesh DGP D Gautam Sawang launches ‘Operation Muskaan COVID-19’ 15 Jul 2020 02:43 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The sixth phase of ‘Operation Muskaan COVID-19’ took off in Andhra Pradesh. Director General of Police D Gautam Sawang formally launched rescue vehicles for Vijayawada, Guntur Urban and Rural units for the week-long …
  • Krishna district reports 111 new cases, 3 deaths 14 Jul 2020 05:27 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Krishna district reported 111 cases on Monday, taking the count to 2,615. The Covid-19 toll mounted to 83 as three more persons died of virus. The district has 691 active cases and 1,841 were discharged from hospitals, …
  • 70 more patients test positive in Krishna district, toll 72 09 Jul 2020 05:28 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: SEVENTY more coronavirus patients were identified in Krishna district on Wednesday, taking the overall tally to 1,968. With the death of one more patient, the toll stood at 72. The district has 651 active cases as 1,245 …
  • Krishna sees single-day spike of 100 corona cases 08 Jul 2020 04:06 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With 100 Covid-19 fresh cases, Krishna district recorded its highest single-day spike on Tuesday. With the discharge of 1,000 patients, the district has 828 active cases. As many as 70 persons have died of virus so far. …
  • Vijayawada records 50 of 63 new infections in Krishna 06 Jul 2020 04:47 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: FIFTY of the 63 new Covid-19 cases in Krishna district were reported from Vijayawada alone. With the death of one more patient, the toll rose to 69 on Sunday. Of the 1,743 overall cases, 1,003 were active as a total of …
  • Krishna district reports three more deaths, 84 new cases 01 Jul 2020 04:41 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district on Tuesday recorded a whopping 84 Covid- 19 cases, which took the total number of infections to 1,467. A total of 63 persons have succumbed to the virus after three more deaths were reported in the last …
  • The aerial killer 01 Jul 2020 02:29 Express News Service CHENNAI: Earlier in 2017, when Ariharan T bagged the winning title of Ezham Arivu, a first-of-its-kind science reality show, little did he know that he would go on to make a mammoth difference in the pandemic-ridden world. “As a class …
  • Two more die of Covid-19 in Krishna district, toll 60 30 Jun 2020 06:56 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With fifty-two more testing positive for coronavirus in Krishna district, the tally in the district jumped to 1,383 on Monday. Two more persons died of the virus, taking the toll to 60. The district has 744 active cases …
  • Five more die of coronavirus in Krishna district 29 Jun 2020 03:22 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: SEVENTY-nine coronavirus cases were reported in Krishna district on Sunday, taking the count to 1,331. The Covid-19 toll mounted to 58 with five more deaths being reported in the district. With the discharge of 573 …
  • Five inter-state gang members held in Andhra, 14 kg of ganja seized 26 Jun 2020 05:58 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Nuzvid sub-division police on Thursday arrested five members of an inter-state gang of ganja smugglers. They also seized 14 kg of ganja worth Rs 1 lakh and two motorcycles from their possession. The accused were …
  • Vijayawada man visiting relatives in Nuzvid tests COVID-19 positive 25 Jun 2020 04:17 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A man who underwent tests for coronavirus in Nuzvid and returned to his residence in Vijayawada, was shifted to a hospital in the city after he tested positive. Nuzvid tahsildhar M Suresh Babu told The New Indian Express …
  • 10 iMASQ buses set to begin work today in Krishna district 23 Jun 2020 04:51 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Collector A Md Imtiaz on Monday said 10 Intelligent Monitoring Analysis Service Quarantine (iMASQ) buses have arrived and health staff will start collecting samples from suspected patients in Vijayawada, Jaggaiahpet, …
  • 12 IMASQ buses arrive in Krishna to ramp up testing for COVID-19 22 Jun 2020 05:42 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Twelve Imasq (Intelligence Monitoring Analysis Service Quarantine) buses have arrived in the district to intensify Covid-19 sample testing, said District Collector A Md Imtiaz. In a review meeting held with the health …
  • Spike in cases in Krishna district due to community spread of COVID-19 22 Jun 2020 05:17 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The primary reason for the surge in Covid-19 infections in Krishna district is community transmission, according to health officials. With 66 more cases on Sunday, Krishna became the second district in the state to cross …
  • Watermelon, mangoes from AP to reach UK stores soon 09 Jun 2020 01:06 Visakhapatnam: In a first, fresh fruits were exported directly from Visakhapatnam Port to the United Kingdom (UK) through container shipment. Two consignments carrying 19,000 kg of watermelon and 12,000 kg of mangoes from coastal Andhra Pradesh were packed …
  • Flight services in Andhra Pradesh to reopen on May 26 24 May 2020 23:48 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Flight services will not resume in Andhra Pradesh on Monday. The services will resume only from Tuesday on a limited scale. This was announced by Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Sunday night. "As …
  • 216 NRTs to land in Vijayawada 20 May 2020 02:52 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Two international flights carrying 216 Indians are expected to reach Vijayawada Airport on Wednesday. The first flight, with 143 on board, will leave from London, and reach the city via Mumbai at 6:45 am; the second one …
  • Nuzvid mango cultivators tasting the bitter fruits of lockdown 14 May 2020 23:44 Hyderabad: Mango farmers from the famous Nuzvid area of Andhra Pradesh are one of the worst-hit due to the Covid-19 lockdown. Although transport restrictions have eased, mango farmers failed to make profits as most of the fruit markets are closed. “I spent …
  • Krishna becomes third district to reach 300 mark 07 May 2020 03:45 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Fourteen Covid-19 positive cases were reported from Krishna on Wednesday, making it the third district in the state to reach the 300 mark. Out of the total, 273 patients hail from Vijayawada alone, while the remaining …
  • First Shramik Special train leaves Vijayawada for Maharashtra 05 May 2020 14:37 The first Shramik special train with migrant labourers of Maharashtra left Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday. A total of 1,212 workers, who came from Chandrapur and other districts in Maharashtra for red chilli plucking to Krishna district headed for their native …
  • No relaxation in Vijayawada as coronavirus positive cases soar to 225 05 May 2020 04:04 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With 225 Covid-19 positive cases reported in Vijayawada alone out of the total 278 in Krishna district, the administration did not allow any kind of relaxation in the city during the third phase of lockdown, which began …
  • 10 more test positive in Krishna district, count at 246 01 May 2020 06:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With 10 more persons testing positive for coronavirus on Thursday, the number of positive cases rose to 246 in Krishna district.According to official sources, of the 10 positive patients, seven belong to Krishna Lanka …
  • Lockdown give farmers, traditional pickle-makers sleepless nights 30 Apr 2020 06:46 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: This is that time of the year when pickle production in manufacturing units and at homes is at its peak. However, the same is not the case this time around, thanks to a sluggish mango-picking season.  Over the decades, the …
  • New coronavirus cases without any travel history in Vijayawada 22 Apr 2020 05:01 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Four patients of coronavirus were reported in Krishna district on Tuesday­—three in Vijayawada and one in Chilakalapudi, Machilipatnam. With this, the tally in the district has reached 84. Officials said the three cases …
  • Nuzvid, Tiruvuru declared red zones 21 Apr 2020 04:22 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Two towns and two mandals in Krishna district were declared red zones on Monday. The move came after five new coronavirus positive cases were reported in Vijayawada city. With this, the total number of cases in the …
  • 8,500 rapid test kits to reach Krishna today 20 Apr 2020 04:16 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  To intensify sample collection for COVID-19 tests in the district, the state government has sanctioned 8,500 rapid test kits, informed Krishna collector A Md Imtiaz on Sunday. Addressing a meeting to discuss the steps …
  • Now, get home delivery of mangoes in Krishna and Guntur 20 Apr 2020 04:16 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In a major relief to mango growers, the Horticulture Department, in coordination with farmer producer organisations (FPOs), has decided to sell the fruit to people staying in gated communities in Krishna and Guntur …
  • One more positive case pushes Covid-19 tally in Prakasam district to 41 12 Apr 2020 05:02 By Express News Service ONGOLE: With one more person testing positive for coronavirus, the tally in Prakasam district touched 41 on Saturday. After a woman from Gudluru town who earlier tested positive died on Friday, the district authorities have …
  • 36 men from Andhra Pradesh quarantined at Nuzvid 10 Apr 2020 04:59 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: As many as 36 persons belonging to Andhra Pradesh were stopped at Garikapadu inter-state border check post in the early hours of Thursday. Chillakallu police prevented them from entering the State and shifted them to a …
  • Cop suspended for thrashing shopkeeper 08 Apr 2020 05:26 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district Superintendent of Police (SP) M Ravindranath Babu on Tuesday placed Nuzvid sub-inspector (SI) under suspension  reportedly for thrashing a shopkeeper for running his shop during the lockdown period. The …
  • Mango business picks up pace, albeit slowly in Vijayawada 08 Apr 2020 05:26 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In a major relief to the mango farmers, trading activity has begun partially at Asia’s one of the largest wholesale fruit markets at Nunna in the city suburbs. Even as the trading activity of the fruit for the season …
  • COVID-19: No new cases in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna, tally in district remains at 28 06 Apr 2020 04:40 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  With no new case reported on Sunday, the number of covid-19 patients in the district remained at 28, said Collector A Md Imtiaz. A total of 348 samples were sent for testing, of which 146 returned negative, 174 are …
  • VMC delivers veggies in APSRTC buses  04 Apr 2020 04:49 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) has begun distribution of vegetables in APSRTC buses to people locked in containment zones. In Circle I, One Town and Bhavanipuram rythu bazars have been closed.   “We made …
  • Krishna tally rises to 23 with eight more cases 03 Apr 2020 04:38 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district witnessed a surge in coronavirus cases on Thursday with eight patients testing positive taking the total number of cases to 23. With the fresh cases, Krishna district has recorded the second-highest …
  • Not just virus, low yield too worries mango growers 02 Apr 2020 06:47 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Waiting for buyers near orchards has become a routine affair for mango farmers from Nuzvid and its surrounding villages lately. Low yield and the 21-day lockdown in effect have made many deeply worry about what the future …
  • COVID-19: no takers for famed Ulavapadu mangoes in Prakasam 30 Mar 2020 06:14 Mango growers in Prakasam district are a worried lot as the country-wide lockdown to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus coincided with marketing of the king of fruits. The output this year has been quite encouraging as they had a good precipitation, …
  • Calm after chaos: Telangana-Andhra borders opened for a day 27 Mar 2020 04:23 By Express News Service HYDERABAD/VIJAYAWAD: A day after chaos prevailed at Telangana-Andhra Pradesh borders, the two State governments held talks and decided to keep the borders in Suryapet and Nalgonda open till Thursday midnight. On Wednesday, …
  • Andhra-Telangana border witnesses surge of people amid COVID-19 lockdown 26 Mar 2020 08:56 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The situation at the checkposts on the Andhra Pradesh-Telangana border remained tense since Wednesday evening after large number of people tried to reach their respective native places even as the lockdown was announced. …
  • Two night shelters to come up in Krishna district 08 Mar 2020 07:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Krishna collector A Md Imtiaz has said two night shelters will be constructed for destitutes at Nuzvid and Jaggayyapet at an estimated cost of Rs 24 lakhs.  Speaking at a review meeting with MEPMA officials conducted at …
  • Mango prices shoot up in Andhra Pradesh as yield takes a dip 08 Mar 2020 07:09 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Mango lovers have to shell out more this summer as there has been a 40 per cent drop in mango production in the State. According to farmers in Nuzvid and other surrounding villages, prices shot up drastically due to …
  • Vijayawada minor girl ends life after argument with friend 07 Mar 2020 08:16 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Upset after an argument with her friend, a minor girl allegedly committed suicide by consuming pesticide at Nuzvid of Krishna district. Though the incident took place a few days ago, it came to light on Friday. Nuzvid …
  • 100 tonnes of Nuzvid mango to be exported 03 Mar 2020 22:48
  • Resolve pending housing cases quickly, officials told 03 Mar 2020 05:52 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Collector A Md Imtiaz has directed revenue officials to resolve 158 pending cases regarding a few lands meant for housing schemes. He was speaking at a review meeting with officials of Vijayawada, Gudivada, Machilipatnam …
  • Vijayawada's Kankipadu road-widening on cards 02 Mar 2020 15:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Motorists’ long-pending demand of road-widening of the 24.8 km stretch between Gudivada and Kankipadu will soon be materialised as the R&B Department is preparing estimates for the project. Retaining walls are …
  • Andhra Pradesh Man Arrested For Raping 10-Year-Old: Police 28 Feb 2020 17:49 The police investigated the case and arrested the man. (Representational) Machillipatnam, Andhra Pradesh: A 35-year old man was arrested today for allegedly raping a 10-year-old girl and dumping her in a bushy area in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district, …
  • Class 3 girl sexually assaulted, left abandoned in Andhra Pradesh 27 Feb 2020 11:11 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A minor girl was allegedly sexually assaulted and abandoned in bushes on the roadside near the IIIT-Nuzvid in Krishna district in the late hours of Wednesday. She was found after a police patrol team heard her cries and …
  • Over 10,000 to visit Inspire Manak 03 Feb 2020 05:44 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: District Educational Officer (DEO) MV Rajyalakshmi has directed the officials concerned to make arrangements for Inspire Manak Awards Scheme 2019-20 at Donbosco High School Guntupalli from February 3 to 5 and Francis …
  • B-Pharm student hangs self 31 Jan 2020 05:27 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A second-year B-Pharmacy student committed suicide by hanging herself to death in the college hostel room in Nuzvid on Thursday. The incident took place at around 12 pm. According to Nuzvid rural police, deceased Manda …
  • Andhra government to probe 'insider trading' of Amaravati land 21 Jan 2020 05:53 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Based on directions from the Speaker, the State government will order a detailed probe into alleged “insider trading” of land in Amaravati. This direction came during the extended session of the AP Legislative Assembly …
  • 540 cases lodged, 1,494 detained: Cockfights in Andhra continue unabated, crores change hands 17 Jan 2020 03:58 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA/KAKINADA/ELURU: A total of 540 cases (till 6 pm) were filed against organisers for illegally conducting cockfights during the three-day Sankranti festival in Krishna district.  As part of the raids, the police …
  • Ban fails to stop cockfights in Andhra Pradesh 15 Jan 2020 05:54 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Police’s week-long efforts, such as destruction of cockfight arenas, detaining history-sheeters and filing cases against suspects, failed to put an end to the blood sport and the gambling associated with it on the first …
  • Set up panels to prevent cockfights, says Krishna District Collector, A Md Imtiaz 27 Dec 2019 04:29 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  With just a few weeks left for Sankranti, the district administration has decided to constitute committees at village, mandal and division levels to ensure prevention of cock fights, said Krishna District Collector A Md …
  • Police search for 50 missing pigs in Vijayawada 26 Dec 2019 05:18 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In a bizarre incident, a person lodged a complaint with Gannavaram police on Wednesday morning alleging that more than 50 pigs went missing from his farm over the past few months. According to Gannavaram police, they …
  •  Facelift to 16 damaged bridges in Krishna district; Rs 81.50 crore required for reconstruction 24 Dec 2019 07:29 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Fulfilling the demand of people of Krishna district for new bridges in place of dilapidated ones, officials of the Roads & Buildings (R&B) department have started preparing estimates for construction of new bridges …
  • TDP leaders, kin cornered 4,070 acres in Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh FM Rajendranath Reddy 18 Dec 2019 04:51 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Accusing TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu of resorting to real estate business in the name of constructing the capital city, Finance Minister Buggana Rajendranath Reddy said 4,070 acres of land was cornered by the TDP …
  • Vijayawada youth festival a big draw 17 Dec 2019 05:02 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Minister for Tourism M Srinivasa Rao inaugurated the district-level youth festival at Ghantasala Venkateswara Rao Government Music College in the city on Monday. Addressing a gathering of hundreds of students, he said, …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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, …
  • 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. …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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. …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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
  • HCL to double workforce in smaller towns; allow staff in larger cities to move back to hometowns 18 Sep 2020 14:10 NEW DELHI: HCL Technologies is planning to double its headcount in its centres in smaller towns such as Lucknow, Nagpur, Madurai and Vijayawada over the next two-three years, a top official of the company said. These centres already have close to 10,000 …
  • Andhra Pradesh Police foil 'Chalo Amalapuram' plan, arrests BJP leaders 18 Sep 2020 08:46 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Police foiled bids of BJP leaders and activists to go to Amalapuram in East Godavari district as part of ‘Chalo Amalapuram’ to protest against government’s failure to protect Hindu temples’ and structures on Friday. In …
  • YSRC to use Parliament's immunity to attack courts 18 Sep 2020 08:26 In an unprecedented manner, the executive and judiciary in Andhra Pradesh are on a collision path, openly targeting each other. An uneasy calm that prevailed for months has ended and the ruling YSR Congress on Thursday launched a direct attack against the …
  • Volvo, HDFC Bank announce up to 100% finance on ex-showroom price, extended warranty & more 18 Sep 2020 05:36 Volvo Car India today introduced Volvo Car Financial Services in collaboration with HDFC Bank to make the acquisition of Volvo cars easier for its customers through flexible finance options. Under this collaboration, Volvo now offers finance of up to 100 …
  • Five arrested forobberyr daylight robbery in Hyderabad, Rs 37.5 lakh, 48 grams of gold recovered  18 Sep 2020 04:56 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The city police on Thursday cracked a daylight robbery that occurred at the residence of an Ayurvedic doctor at Moghalrajapuram and took five persons into custody. The police recovered Rs  34.75 lakh in cash and 48 grams …
  • Wait to use Kanaka Durga flyover continues 18 Sep 2020 04:33 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The much-awaited inauguration of the Kanaka Durga flyover has been postponed once again. Residents of Vijayawada have been waiting for the opening of the flyover, which will ease traffic as vehicles plying on the …
  • TTD invites CM Jagan Mohan Reddy for annual Brahmotsavams 18 Sep 2020 04:33 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy was invited by Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) to offer silk clothes to Lord Venkateswara during the annual Srivari Brahmotsavams at Tirumala temple, scheduled to commence from …
  • Work on to find suppliers for agriculture power DBT in Andhra Pradesh 18 Sep 2020 04:33 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The state government, which has proposed various initiatives, including establishment of 10,000 mega watts (MW) solar power plants and installation of smart meters as a part of reforms in the power sector to offer free …
  • Durga temple AEO files police complaint  18 Sep 2020 02:47 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A day after the three silver lion statues on the chariot stationed near Mallikarjuna Mahamandapam were found  missing, Kanaka Durga temple AEO N Ramesh Babu on Thursday filed a complaint at One Town police station. In …
  • 12th century Nandi idol damaged at Siva temple 18 Sep 2020 02:46 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A few unidentified miscreants damaged a portion of Nandi idol at historic Kasi Visweswara Swamy temple at Makkapeta village in Vatasvayi mandal of Krishna district late Wednesday night. The incident came to light on …
  • Mekapati says five PSUs will set up centres of excellence in Andhra Pradesh 18 Sep 2020 02:19 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Terming his recent three-day visit to the national capital fruitful, Industries and Commerce Minister Mekapati Goutham Reddy has said that five Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs), including ITDC, NTPC, SAIL, BHEL, have …
  • Botcha questions Andhra Pradesh HC order banning SIT probe  18 Sep 2020 02:19 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Expressing anguish over the gag order issued by the High Court in the alleged Amaravati land scam cases, Municipal Administration and Urban Development Minister Botcha Satyanarayana said that he had never seen in his …
  • TDP accuses YSRC of blackmailing judiciary by misusing Parliament 18 Sep 2020 02:19 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Taking exception to the remarks made against the judiciary by YSRC Parliamentary Party leader V Vijayasai Reddy in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday, TDP MPs alleged that the YSRC was misusing Parliament as a platform to …
  • ‘YSRC making issue out of house sites given to judges’ 18 Sep 2020 02:19 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Stating that over 372 All India Services officers, judicial services officers, government employees, journalists and officials in the present CMO were given house sites in Amaravati, TDP Supremo N Chandrababu Naidu  said …
  • Rs 204 crore for two new barrages in Krishna basin to utilise flood water 18 Sep 2020 02:19 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State Water Resources Department has accorded ‘stage-1 administrative sanction’ of Rs  204.37 crore for the construction of two new barrages downstream Prakasam Barrage in lower Krishna basin to utilise flood water …
  • Rs 11 lakh worth liquor seized 18 Sep 2020 01:04 Vijayawada: The Special Enforcement Bureau (SEB) sleuths intercepted an RTC bus and seized around 2,198 liquor bottles worth Rs 11 lakh from four persons, including the driver, at Patamata police station limits on Thursday. “The (accused) have been …
  • Kerala’s 4,351 daily cases set a new record 17 Sep 2020 19:46 Kerala’s COVID-19 case graph soared on Thursday with 4,351 new cases. As the epidemic scaled a new peak, experts predicted a further rise. The number of samples tested in the last 24 hours was 45,730. Cases being treated in hospitals stood at 34,314, of …
  • Miscreants damage Nandi idol at 12th century Shiva temple in Andhra's Krishna district 17 Sep 2020 09:29 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Unidentified miscreants damaged a portion of the Nandi idol at the historic Kasi Visweswara Swamy temple at Makkapeta village in Vatasvayi mandal, Krishna district, late on Wednesday night. The incident came to light on …
  • APEAMCET entrance exam commences across 118 centres in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana 17 Sep 2020 08:31 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh Engineering Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test (APEAMCET) 2020 commenced in the state on Thursday amid stringent Covid19 protocols. While social distancing guidelines were followed inside the …
  • Compromise on temple security during lockdown led to theft? 17 Sep 2020 06:49 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Even as Kanaka Durga temple Executive Officer MV Suresh Babu claimed that the three silver lion statues from the chariot kept in the shed near Mallikarjuna Mahamandapam might have gone missing long ago, sources associated …
  • Pulichintala to see heavy inflows 17 Sep 2020 06:49 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With officials increasing the discharge from Srisailam reservoir and Nagarjuna Sagar dam to over four lakh cusecs, Pulichintala project is expected to get four lakh cusecs of inflows, which would in turn be discharged to …
  • Rs 31.75 lakh gutka seized, 8 held  17 Sep 2020 06:49 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Commissioner’s Task Force (CTF) sleuths arrested eight persons for illegal transportation of banned tobacco products gutka and khaini on Wednesday.  Banned tobacco products worth Rs 31.75 lakh, four vehicles, seven …
  • MoUs with Tech Mahindra, Biocon Academy, Schneider 17 Sep 2020 06:12 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Tech Mahindra, Biocon Academy and Schneider have entered into Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with the AP State Skill Development Corporation (APSSDC).The MoUs were exchanged between the officials of the APSSDC and …
  • Indian Journalists Union terms Andhra Pradesh High Court gag order unfortunate 17 Sep 2020 06:12 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Indian Journalists Union (IJU) has strongly felt that the order of the Andhra Pradesh High Court directing the media not to publish the contents of the First Information Report (FIR) filed by the Andhra Pradesh Anti- …
  • Kinetic Green likely to set up shop in Andhra Pradesh 17 Sep 2020 06:12 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Kinetic Green Founder and CEO Sulajja Firodia Motwani called on Industries and Commerce Minister Mekapati Goutham Reddy here on Wednesday and discussed its plan for setting up a manufacturing unit of two and three- …
  • HC stays GOs on forming SIT to probe Amaravati scam 17 Sep 2020 06:12 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Wednesday stayed Government Orders (GOs) pertaining to the constitution of a special investigation team (SIT) to probe the alleged Amaravati land scam. It also rejected the additional …
  • Amaravati land scam: State government to move SC against HC's media gag 17 Sep 2020 06:12 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh government on Wednesday decided to move the Supreme Court, challenging the High Court’s interim orders, staying further probe in a case registered against former advocate general Dammalapati Srinivas …
  • Over 2.7 lakh to take AP EAMCET from today 17 Sep 2020 03:41 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Amid Covid-19 protocols, over 2.72 lakh students will write the Andhra Pradesh Engineering Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test (AP EAMCET)-2020 set to begin from Thursday, said exam convener M Ravindra on …
  • Telangana Congress president Uttam Kumar Reddy seeks Hyderabad-Vijayawada bullet train 17 Sep 2020 02:27
  • Kerala reports a new high of 3,830 COVID-19 cases 16 Sep 2020 20:30 On Wednesday, Kerala reported a new single-day high of 3,830 COVID-19 cases, taking cumulative cases to 1,17,863. Daily sample testing went up to 46,162. The number of patients under treatment was 32,709. Of these, 301 were critically ill and being treated …
  • Uttam Reddy seeks Hyd-Vijayawada bullet train 16 Sep 2020 18:10
  • Tirupati MP Balli Durga Prasad passes away 16 Sep 2020 16:50 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Tirupati MP Balli Durga Prasad on Wednesday died of cardiac arrest at a private hospital in Chennai. The 64-year-old YSRC MP won from Tirupati (SC) constituency in the 2019 elections. He was hospitalised after being …
  • Beverage start-up Desi Teatime to go global 16 Sep 2020 16:35 Tea franchise chain Desi Tea Time Private Limited has launched two stores – Tea Time and Café Club in Coimbatore. The three-year-old start up, with a network of 700+ stores across the country, is confident of a three to four-fold increase in its network in …
  • Vijayawada Kanakadurga temple chariot’s silver lions missing 16 Sep 2020 14:46 Vijayawada, Sep 16 (IANS) Three silver plated lions adorning the chariot of Sri Durga Malleswara Swamyvarla Devasthanam here in Andhra Pradesh, popularly known as Indrakeeladri Kanakadurga temple, have gone missing. “Three silver plated lions of the …
  • Now the COVID poor are selling their plasma to survive 16 Sep 2020 09:53 Meanwhile, patients are seeking the intervention of government to stop misuse of plasma donation by some middlemen for monetary gain Vijayawada: Financial hardships are forcing some plasma donors to demand more money from COVID-19 infected patients in …
  • Fresh row in Andhra as three silver lion statues on chariot of Kanaka Durga temple go missing 16 Sep 2020 09:15 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Three silver lion statues on the chariot of the famous Goddess Kanaka Durga temple atop Indrakeeladri in Vijayawada were found to be missing, sparking a fresh row in the state. The development comes close on the heels of …
  • Andhra HC stays order constituting SIT to probe alleged irregularities during Naidu govt 16 Sep 2020 09:15 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Wednesday issued interim orders staying the government order (GO) to constitute a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to investigate the alleged irregularities during the previous TDP …
  • Tribal welfare groups demand CBI probe in Vizianagaram Kendriya Vidyalaya teacher death 16 Sep 2020 07:03 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The death of a teacher of Kendriya Vidyalaya (KV), Vizianagaram, more than 10 days back, snowballed into a controversy with tribal welfare organizations alleging foul play and demanding CBI probe. The 29-year-old teacher …
  • COVID toll crosses 5,000 in Andhra Pradesh 16 Sep 2020 06:38 The COVID-19 toll in Andhra Pradesh has crossed the 5,000-mark and reached 5,041, with 69 new deaths reported in the past day as of Tuesday morning. During the same period, 8,846 new infections were reported and the infection tally climbed to 5,83,925. The …
  • Deadlock stays despite unlock as TSRTC takes different route 16 Sep 2020 04:51 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The stalemate continues over resuming inter-state bus services between Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, with TSRTC officials demanding that their AP counterparts operate route-specific services instead of kilometre-based …
  • Andhra Pradesh urges Centre to pay full GST compensation, keeps option 1 open  16 Sep 2020 04:51 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh government has urged the Centre to pay full Goods and Services Tax (GST) compensation due to the State amounting to Rs  4,500 crore till August-end this year. In case the Centre does not pay the entire …
  • Complete Ambedkar park in 13 months: CM Jagan Mohan Reddy 16 Sep 2020 04:51 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has asked officials to ensure that the 125-feet BR Ambedkar statue to be installed at Swaraj Maidan in Vijayawada is visible from all sides. He was speaking at a review meeting on the …
  • Centre will release pending Polavaram dues soon: Nirmala Sitharaman 16 Sep 2020 04:51 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that her department was in touch with the Union Water Resources Ministry to get the pending dues of Polavaram Irrigation Project released “at the earliest”. About Rs  3, …
  • Farmer leaders express concern over DBT 16 Sep 2020 04:51 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Describing the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) of subsidy to farmers and installation of meters at pump sets as a first step to water down the free power scheme as part of the privatisation of Discoms, leaders of various …
  • DBT will empower farmers, says energy secretary 16 Sep 2020 04:50 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Describing the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) of agriculture power subsidy under Dr YSR Free Agriculture Power Scheme as a farmer-friendly policy, energy secretary Srikant Nagulapalli said that the initiative would …
  • Daughters of SC judge, former AG named in ACB case on Amaravati land deal 15 Sep 2020 15:24 Vijayawada: The Anti-Corruption Bureau of Andhra Pradesh has booked former advocate-general D Srinivas and 12 others including two daughters of senior Supreme Court judge Justice N V Ramana for acquiring lands in the Amaravati capital region with “prior …
  • 300 inmates of Andhra jail recover from Covid-19 15 Sep 2020 11:48 Rajahmundry, Sep 15 (IANS) As many as 300 inmates, lodged in the Rajahmundry central prison in East Godavari district, have recovered from coronavirus. “Prisoners numbering up to 300 have recovered from coronavirus,” Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG …
  • Former Advocate General Dammalapati Srinivas booked in Amaravati land scam 15 Sep 2020 09:02 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A day after former Advocate General Dammalapati Srinivas approached the High Court seeking protection from arrest or any coercive action as part of investigation into the alleged insider trading in Amaravati lands, the  …
  • Nara Lokesh: Revive handloom, crafts boards 15 Sep 2020 05:25 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: TDP general secretary and MLC Nara Lokesh on Monday demanded that the State government bring pressure on the Centre to revive the All India Handicrafts Board and All India Handloom Board for the benefit of artisans and …
  • NRI dies after slipping at waterfalls in US 15 Sep 2020 05:25 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  A 27-year-old NRI Polavarapu Kamala hailing from Gudlavalleru town of Krishna district allegedly drowned, while taking a selfie during her visit to Bald River Falls in Tennessee, the United States on Sunday. The woman …
  • ATG to set  up third tyre plant in Vizag  15 Sep 2020 05:25 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Off-highway tyre-maker Alliance Tire Group (ATG), owned by the Japanese major Yokohama Group, will build a new plant in Atchutapuram Industrial Park of Visakhapatnam district for expanding its production capacity.  The …
  • Human Rights Forum condemns Umar Khalid’s arrest 15 Sep 2020 05:25 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Human Rights Forum  (HRF) condemned the arrest of  United Against Hate (UAH) activist Umar Khalid late Sunday night by Delhi Police Special Cell. Umar Khalid was charged under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act …
  • ‘Curbs on oxygen transportation relaxed after Centre intervened’ 15 Sep 2020 05:25 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The Centre has instructed the states that are currently the major contributors to the country’s coronavirus caseload, to ensure adequate medical oxygen availability in all healthcare facilities and unrestricted intra…
  • Andhra Pradesh reports sharp decline in new Covid cases; 9.7K recover 15 Sep 2020 04:57 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: After a gap of a few weeks, Andhra Pradesh reported less than 8,000 new Covid-19 infections even as 9,784 patients were discharged from hospitals in the 24 hours ending Monday 9 am. According to the latest bulletin by …
  • Ecom Express to hire 30,000 people as part of seasonal recruitment drive 15 Sep 2020 01:23 MUMBAI: End-to-end logistics firm Ecom Express on Monday said it will be hiring over 30,000 people as part of its seasonal recruitment exercise for its hubs and delivery centres, among others, to meet the festive season demand. These seasonal positions …
  • A.P. panel names Naidu, others for ‘insider trading’ 14 Sep 2020 21:39 In its report submitted to the High Court a few days ago, the Andhra Pradesh Cabinet Sub-Committee, which scrutinised the land transactions in the capital region, mentioned several prominent politicians and businessmen as involved in insider trading that …
  • Karnataka adds 8,244 COVID-19 cases, testing level dips 14 Sep 2020 21:39 Once again, Telangana’s test numbers for COVID-19 dropped on Sunday. While the normal is about 60,000 samples on weekdays, it dropped to about 60% on Sundays, starting from July 26. On September 13, only 34,427 samples were tested and 1,417 were found to …
  • Heavy rains lash Andhra Pradesh under influence of low pressure area in Bay of Bengal 14 Sep 2020 11:27 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Under the influence of a low pressure area in the Bay of Bengal, moderate to heavy rains lashed several parts of Andhra Pradesh from Sunday evening. Several streams and rivulets are overflowing with floodwater and at …
  • It's time to adapt for Indian Telecom 14 Sep 2020 11:23 It’s time to adapt for Indian Telecom An infrastructural pillar in the current scenario, Indian telecom has been through some turbulence in the past. Can we expect a brighter future for it? [email protected] According to a global EY …
  • Vijayawada private hospital license to treat Covid cancelled 14 Sep 2020 11:15 Krishna district collector A. Md. Imtiaz, on Sunday cancelled the license of Liberty hospital in Vijayawada disallowing it from treating Covid-19 patients after a three-member committee had submitted its report that the hospital management was collecting …
  • After chariot burnt by miscreants, Antarvedi temple in Andhra to get new one by February 14 Sep 2020 10:07 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The new temple chariot for the Antarvedi Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple will be ready by February next year, Endowment Minister Velampalle Srinivas Rao said. The minister, who held a review meeting with Endowment …
  • Heavy rains likely in Seema, Godavari districts 14 Sep 2020 07:06 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Under the influence of active South West Monsoon, very heavy rainfall occurred at isolated places in West Godavari, Krishna, East Godavari and  Kurnool districts while heavy rainfall lashed different parts of West …
  • Inflows come down, but strict vigil to continue 14 Sep 2020 07:06 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Even though the inflows into the major reservoirs in Krishna basin have come down on Sunday, the Central Water Commission said that discharge to Pulichintala project is likely to continue as Musi Project in Suryapet …
  • Energy efficient appliances for 30 lakh houses 14 Sep 2020 07:06 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL), a joint venture of State-owned NTPC Limited, Power Finance Corporation (PFC), Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) Limited and Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (PGCIL), …
  • Parliament session: Jagan Mohan Reddy to meet party MPs today 14 Sep 2020 07:06 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy will hold a video conference with his party Parliamentarians to chalk out the strategy to be adopted in the 18-day Parliament session. The Chief Minister is likely to tell his MPs to …
  • Couple tries to sell kidney, gets duped of Rs 16 lakh 14 Sep 2020 05:23 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A couple from Auto Nagar here, who wanted to tide over their financial difficulties by selling a kidney, fell prey to cyber fraudsters and were duped of Rs  16.61 lakh. The couple transferred the amount in 24 …
  • Conduct safety audit of places of worship: DGP Gautam Sawang 14 Sep 2020 05:23 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Taking the fire mishap at Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple in Antarvedi on a serious note, Director General of Police (DGP) D Gautam Sawang said that the enumeration of temples and other places of worship for geo- …
  • AP, Telangana RTC heads to meet in Hyderabad tomorrow 14 Sep 2020 05:03 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With uncertainty looming over an interstate agreement for resumption of bus services to Telangana, APSRTC vice chairman and managing director MT Krishna Babu has decided to hold talks with his Telangana counterpart, …
  • Active Covid cases in Andhra Pradesh down to 95,000; 72K samples tested 14 Sep 2020 05:03 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh saw a slight fall in the number of daily Covid-19 cases with 9,536 people testing positive on Sunday, taking the tally to 5.67 lakh. With over 10,000 recovering in the same period, active cases stood at a …
  • BJP appoints new office bearers in AP 13 Sep 2020 16:43 Amaravati, Sep 13 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh unit of BJP appointed a slew of office bearers for the party, headed by president Somu Veerraju on Sunday. “I congratulate the new office bearers to various positions in the party. I wish all of them to work with …
  • CBDT deploys two-third of its workforce for faceless assessment scheme 13 Sep 2020 12:38 The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has deployed two-third of its workforce to deal with the faceless assessment scheme. "Now, the National e-Assessment Centre (NeAC) which is headed by Principal Chief Commissioner of Income Tax is having a team …
  • NEET exam commences in 151 exam centres across Andhra Pradesh amid COVID limitations 13 Sep 2020 08:47 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), for admissions into medical colleges across the country, began in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday amid the pandemic.  The candidates were allowed inside the centre from 11:45 …
  • Krishna basin dams get heavy inflows, Prakasam Barrage gets 2 lakh cusecs 13 Sep 2020 06:52 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Heavy inflows continued to reach Srisailam reservoir from Narayanpur and Jurala projects and the officials discharged them to Nagarjuna Sagar and Pulichintala, which have almost reached their full reservoir level (FRL).  …
  • Yanamala slams YSRC government for leaking probe report 13 Sep 2020 06:52 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Senior TDP leader Yanamala Ramakrishnudu has accused the YSRC government of launching a misinformation campaign against the Opposition leaders in order to divert public attention from the ruling party leaders’ “massive …
  • ‘Law will take its own course in land scam’ 13 Sep 2020 06:51 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Municipal Administration and Urban Development (MAUD) Minister Botcha Satyanarayana has said law will take its own course in the case of the alleged Amaravati land scam in which TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu and his aides …
  • As parents reluctant to remit fees, schools struggling to pay salaries 13 Sep 2020 05:19 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: While the State government has delayed reopening of the schools so as not to expose children to the virus, a tussle has, meanwhile, erupted between parents and private school managements over fees. As per the guidelines of …
  • TDP to stage protests in front of temples for a week 13 Sep 2020 05:19 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Opposition TDP has decided to stage protests at various temples for a week against the ‘attacks’ on places of worship. The protests would be held in front of Surya Devalayam (Sun Temple) on Sunday, Shiva temples on …
  • Vijayawada Municipal Corporation to collect Rs 50 user charge for garbage collection 13 Sep 2020 05:19 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Residents will have to shell out more from their pockets from this month for the door-to-door garbage collection being done by sanitary workers of the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC). The corporation would collect …
  • Install CCTV cameras, geo-tag all places of worship, says DGP Gautam Sawang 13 Sep 2020 05:19 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  In the wake of fire mishap at Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple in Antarvedi of East Godavari district, Director General of Police (DGP) D Gautam Sawang on Saturday instructed the managements of all the temples and …
  • AP sees 10,292 recoveries against 9,901 new cases 13 Sep 2020 04:57 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: More coronavirus patients recovered than infections registered in the 24 hours ending Saturday 9 am, bringing active cases under 96,000. While the state saw its tally grow by 9,901, over 10,000 recoveries were recorded …
  • Inter-State fake certificate racket unearthed, 7 arrested 13 Sep 2020 04:21 Prakasam police arrested seven persons on Saturday in connection with a fake inter-State certificate racket. Addressing mediapersons through a video conferencing platform along with the personnel from three police station limits, Superintendent of Police …
  • Hdg: Across and within states, paediatricians concentrated where children aren’t 12 Sep 2020 15:11 State Paediatricians Concentration of paediatricians Districts in which they are concentrated MAHARASHTRA 4,674 58.6 Greater Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur TAMIL NADU 3,110 48.5 Greater Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai KARNATAKA 2,958 57.0 Bengaluru, Mysore, Dakshina …
  • Interstate bus services: Telangana-AP Transport ministers meeting on September 14 cancelled 12 Sep 2020 13:17 By PTI AMARAVATI: The impasse over arriving at an agreement to resume interstate bus services between Andhra Pradesh and Telangana post-COVID-19 lockdown continues, with the Telangana government canceling a meeting of the Transport Ministers of the two …
  • TDP calls on cadre to protest in temples for attacks in AP 12 Sep 2020 10:55 Amaravati, Sep 12 (IANS) Leaders from Andhra Pradesh opposition, Telugu Desam Party (TDP), have called on the party supporters to protest at various temples on each day for a week against the attacks on Hindu temples on Saturday. “On Sunday, Suryadevelayam …
  • Was attacked for pointing out injustices towards Dalits: TDP leader files complaint against Nani 12 Sep 2020 04:48 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Alleging threat to his life from minister Kodali Sri Venkateswara Rao alias Nani, former TDP Gudivada town president Dityala Rambabu filed a complaint at Gudivada police station on Friday.  In his complaint, Rambabu …
  • New app to help you seek police assistance in Andhra Pradesh 12 Sep 2020 04:48 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: To extend multiple services offered by it on a single platform, the state police department has come up with a new mobile app, ‘Police Seva’, which will be launched by Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on September 17. …
  • Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy launches YSR Aasara for empowerment of women 12 Sep 2020 04:48 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Launching YSR Aasara, another flagship programme of the YSRC on Friday, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy reiterated his commitment to empower women and make them self-reliant lakhpatis. Congratulating 87 lakh members …
  • BHEL centre of excellence to come up in Visakhapatnam 12 Sep 2020 02:41 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has agreed in principle to set up BHEL centre of excellence in Visakhapatnam. On the final and third day of his visit to Delhi on Friday, Industries and Commerce Minister Mekapati …
  • Rain likely, vigil in Krishna basin 12 Sep 2020 02:41 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With all major reservoirs in Krishna Basin almost reaching their full capacity and Srisailam Dam discharging the heavy inflows it is getting, Central Water Commission (CWC) advised strict vigil for the projects in the …
  • Andhra Pradesh urges SC to lift High Court stay on CID probe on land scam 12 Sep 2020 02:40 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State government on Friday informed the Supreme Court that a mega land scam was perpetrated in Amaravati and urged it to lift the stay granted by the Andhra Pradesh High Court on the CID probe against one A Sudhir, …
  • Parents sell land for son's COVID-19 treatment in private hospital in Srikakulam 12 Sep 2020 02:40 By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: A 30-year-old man, who tested positive and was discharged recently, sold a part of his agricultural land (25 cents) to bear his treatment in a private hospital in Srikakulam.  M Santosh Kumar, a resident of Buridi …
  • Coronavirus | Active cases in Karnataka, A.P. close to a lakh each 11 Sep 2020 18:38 With 130 deaths in 24 hours, Karnataka’s COVID-19 toll breached the 7,000 mark and touched 7,067 on Friday. The State added 1,013 deaths to its toll in the last one week. Recording the discharge of 12,545 people, the State said its active cases reduced …
  • Andhra: Class 5 dropout worked as doctor for years, arrest throws light on fake certificate racket 11 Sep 2020 17:05 In 2016, Teja was arrested by Sampigehalli police in Bengaluru as he went about impersonating himself as an IPS officer and also used official vehicles claiming to be a senior IPS officer’s son. (Express photo)The ‘doctor’ had worked in at least 16 private …
  • Southern Railway's Chennai Divn starts new service to map movement of goods 11 Sep 2020 12:11 Southern Railway's Chennai Division has introduced a new stream of traffic, “Time-tabled container train services” to capture the loading and unloading of goods from industries and firms to destinations across the country. Apart from coal and coke, …
  • Andhra Govt hands over probe into Antarvedi temple chariot burning case to CBI 11 Sep 2020 09:03 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh Government on Friday issued an order entrusting the investigation into the case of burning of the temple chariot of Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple, Antarvedi village, Sakhinetipalli Mandal, East …
  • Vijayawada: Stone laid for road under bridge near Madhura Nagar Railway Station 10 Sep 2020 07:53 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Minister for Municipal Administration and Urban Development Botcha Satyanarayana laid the foundation stone for an approach road to the recently completed road under bridge (RUB) near Madhura Nagar Railway Station here on …
  • Hawala racket busted, Rs 1.47 crore seized in Vijayawada 09 Sep 2020 04:45 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Sleuths of Commissioner’s Task Force (CTF) seized Rs 1.47 crore unaccounted cash and 34,000 US dollars worth Rs 25 lakh which they suspect it to be hawala money during vehicle checks conducted near Gollapudi under …
  • Vijayawada: Six women rescued from spa, four held for involvement in anti-social activities 07 Sep 2020 06:00 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Sleuths of Commissioner's Task Force (CTF) raided a spa and rescued six women and arrested four persons, including the organiser, for their alleged involvement in anti-social activities like prostitution and cross- …
  • Powerful blast kills father, son in Vijayawada factory 03 Sep 2020 11:48 Share00 Vijayawada, Sep 3 (IANS) Two persons were killed in a massive explosion at a plywood factory on the outskirts of Vijayawada on Thursday, police said. The incident occurred in an industrial estate in Surampalli in Gannavaram mandal of Krishna …
  • Father-son duo killed in explosion at industrial estate near Vijayawada 03 Sep 2020 10:40 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Two persons were killed in an explosion in an industrial estate at Surampalli, nearly 15 kilometres away from here, on Thursday afternoon. Investigators are yet to ascertain the cause and nature of the blast. According …