• 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 …
  • Hyderabad: Taunted, woman ends life with kid 13 Apr 2019 20:56 Rajahmundry: A woman along with her 3-year-old daughter committed suicide by drowning in the River Godavari near Markendeya Swamy ghat here on Saturday. According to I-Town police, Kone Latha, 25, hailing from Gudivada of Krishna district and presently …
  • Inadequate poll arrangements irk Krishna voters  12 Apr 2019 06:14 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Many people expressed their dissatisfaction over the poor polling arrangements in Krishna district, which caused severe inconvenience to them. The malfunctioning of EVMs tested the patience of voters waiting in long …
  • Rs 23 lakh unaccounted cash seized from car 10 Apr 2019 03:48 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: City police found Rs 23 lakh unaccounted cash being transported in a car while conducting a vehicle check at Auto Nagar gate on Tuesday. The seized cash was later handed over to the returning officer and a case has been …
  • Incumbent MLAs double their assets, Bonda among the richest in Krishna 08 Apr 2019 11:33 A majority of the incumbent elected representatives contesting the Assembly and Parliamentary elections in Krishna district have apparently become richer. The worth of their total family assets increased due to the addition of new movable or immovable …
  • TS boy bags 7th rank in Civil Services exam 06 Apr 2019 03:08 An Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer from Miryalaguda secured the seventh rank in the Civil Services exams, the results of which were declared on Friday. Varun Reddy Karnati secured the 7th rank, the top rank in both Telugu states, and he will be …
  • SCR to operate 53 special trains to clear summer passenger rush 05 Apr 2019 07:26 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  South Central Railway (SCR) will run 53 special trains between Secunderabad-Vijayawada-Hyderabad, Hyderabad-Srikakulam Road, Secunderabad -Narsapur, Hyderabad-Tirupati, Kakinada Town-Secunderabad and Kanpur Central- …
  • Independents can mar election fortunes of parties 01 Apr 2019 05:36 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Independents are giving nightmare to candidates of major political parties, who are locked in multi-cornered contests, though the latter are fighting hard to win the elections. According to election authorities, as many as …
  • Candidates hold rallies before filing nominations 22 Mar 2019 04:58 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A total of 49 candidates filed nominations in Krishna district on Thursday. TDP candidate Devineni Avinash, who is contesting from Gudivada constituency filed two sets of nomination at Gudivada MRO office in the …
  • Amid Holi celebrations, TDP candidates file nominations for Assembly polls 21 Mar 2019 14:53 [India], Mar 21 (ANI): Making the most of Holi celebrations, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leaders on Thursday filed their nomination papers for the ensuing Assembly polls in the state. Colorful rallies, drum beats, and dancing workers just added festive …
  • Elections take over Tollywood 20 Mar 2019 21:11 With the elections taking over, the Telugu film industry continues to remain dull this week as well. There are no noteworthy films releasing this week, and almost everybody from the industry is busy with the Andhra Pradesh elections. On Wednesday, actor …
  • Ganta Srinivasa Rao: Strategist or opportunist? 16 Mar 2019 09:31 VISAKHAPATNAM: Minister for human resources development Ganta Srinivasa Rao never seeks people’s mandate from the same constituency twice. He has contested four elections successfully and changed constituencies all the time. Winning different seats on a …
  • AP cops conduct awareness drives in low turnout areas 16 Mar 2019 06:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district police have started an awareness campaign in the rural areas to encourage the people to cast their votes in the upcoming elections. In addition to performing their regular and election duties, the police …
  • Goyal’s announcement widely hailed 28 Feb 2019 05:08 Two days before Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s scheduled visit to the city to address a public meeting, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday announced in New Delhi the formation of a separate railway zone with Visakhapatnam as its headquarters, …
  • State department allots six crime spot vehicles to district 18 Feb 2019 06:11 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district superintendent of police (SP) Sarvashresth Tripathi on Sunday flagged off six crime spots vehicles allotted to Krishna district and sent them to its sub-divisions. In order to extend help to the …
  • Special train from Kakinada Town to Secunderabad 21 Jan 2019 03:34 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: South Central Railway will operate a one-way special train between Kakinada Town to Secunderabad (via Rajahmundry, Bhimavaram Town, Rayanapadu) to clear the extra rush of passengers. The train consists of AC II tier, AC …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Four special trains to clear Sankranti rush 06 Jan 2019 05:56 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: To clear extra rush of passengers during Sankranti festival, four special trains will be run between Secunderabad and Visakhapatnam (2 services); Kakinada Port-Lingampally via Bhimavaram Town (1 service) and …
  • Coastal belt railway expansion by 2020-21 29 Dec 2018 02:06 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Expansion of the rail network between Vijayawada and the coastal belt, where the single line is being electrified and doubled, is expected to be complete by 2020-21. At present, the Vijayawada-Gudivada-Bhimavaram- …
  • Special trains to clear passenger rush during Sankranti, Bhavani Deeksha relinquishment 28 Dec 2018 04:44 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The South Central Railway will run four special trains from Hyderabad to Narasapur and Machilipatnam to Secunderabad to clear extra rush of passengers during the festive season of Sankranthi. These special trains consist …
  • Land oustees stall Gannavaram runway expansion work, demand resettlement 28 Dec 2018 03:28 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: As many as 620 plot owners of four private real estate ventures in Davajigudem village of Gannavaram mandal staged a sit-in on Wednesdaay and stalled the development works being carried out in their lands in Davajigudem. …
  • Cyclone Phethai: Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu conducts review meet, relief work underway 18 Dec 2018 14:53 Machilipatnam: A farmer tries to drain excess water from his paddy field after cyclone Phethai made landfall in Gudivada, near Machilipatnamm December 17, 2018. (PTI Photo) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu Tuesday reviewed rescue operations …
  • Vijayawada in a slump as heavy rains continue 18 Dec 2018 01:49 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Heavy rains have lashed Vijayawada city and suburban areas since Sunday night. The low-lying areas were filled with rainwater and several trees were uprooted. On Monday, a maximum rainfall of 6 cm was recorded in the …
  • Cyclone Phethai: Over 50... 17 Dec 2018 10:56 Many trains from Vijayawada to various destinations in coastal Andhra were suspended as a precautionary measure. The South Central Railway has cancelled over 50 trains in coastal Andhra Pradesh in view of severe cyclonic storm Phethai, which is set to hit …
  • Cyclone Phethai: Over 50 trains cancelled in... 17 Dec 2018 08:15 Many trains from Vijayawada to various destinations in coastal Andhra were suspended as a precautionary measure. The South Central Railway has cancelled over 50 trains in coastal Andhra Pradesh in view of severe cyclonic storm Phethai, which is set to hit …
  • Cyclone Phethai: Over 50 trains cancelled in Andhra 17 Dec 2018 07:12 Vijayawada: The South Central Railway has cancelled over 50 trains in coastal Andhra Pradesh in view of severe cyclonic storm Phethai, which is set to hit the coast near Kakinada on Monday afternoon. Many trains from Vijayawada to various destinations in …
  • Indian chef and great-grandmother who was one of world's oldest YouTubers dies at 107 06 Dec 2018 03:25 An Indian chef who shot to fame with YouTube videos of her cooking traditional food in an open field has died at the age of 107.  Great-grandmother Mastanamma, who went by a single name, was famed for her watermelon chicken curry which she prepared with …
  • Sabarimala Special Trains 01 Dec 2018 19:11 South Central Railway will run the following trains to clear extra rush of passengers during the ensuing Sabarimala festival season. Advance Reservation for these special trains from Kollam will open at 08.00 hrs tomorrow, 28th November 2018. 1)Train No. …
  • 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- …
  • Actor-politician Pawan Kalyan donates Rs 1 crore for PM's COVID-19 relief fund 26 Mar 2020 08:56 By PTI AMARAVATI: Telugu film star and Jana Sena Party president Pawan Kalyan on Thursday announced a donation of Rs one crore to the Prime Minister's Relief Fund for Covid-19 relief measures. He also announced another Rs 50 lakh each to the CM Relief …
  • Andhra Pradesh government to distribute ration, cash relief at doorsteps 25 Mar 2020 17:55 By PTI MACHILIPATNAM:  People in Andhra Pradesh will get free ration at their door steps on March 29 in view of the nationwide lockdown to check the spread of coronavirus, state Civil Supplies Minister Kodali Srivenkateswara Rao said on Wednesday. The …
  • 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 …
  • Containment zones declared to stop coronavirus spread in Vijayawada 23 Mar 2020 05:13 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With the first confirmed case of coronavirus recorded in Krishna district and in the heart of Vijayawada, the district administration had sounded an alert and declared the area around three kilometre radius as …
  • Govt to set up 9 fishing harbours at Rs 2,901.61 crore  20 Mar 2020 05:32 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The State government has decided to construct nine fishing harbours at an estimated cost of `2,901.61 crore. While four harbours will be constructed with an investment of `1,304 crore in the first phase, the remaining …
  • Sharp decline in bus, train passenger footfall as coronavirus plays spoilsport 15 Mar 2020 06:58 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Pandit Nehru Bus Stand (PNBS), which is usually crowded beyond its capacity on weekends, wore a deserted look on Saturday. Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) officials said there was nearly 30 per …
  • 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 …
  • Krishna district administration to conduct door-to-door survey on coronavirus from today 11 Mar 2020 03:37 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In view of the outbreak of coronavirus, Krishna district administration will be conducting a two-day door-to-door survey from Wednesday so as to collect details of persons who returned from foreign countries. Orders to …
  • Father bites daughter’s ear in Vijayawada 09 Mar 2020 04:35 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Personal dispute between a couple took an ugly turn when the man bit his daughter’s ear on Saturday night. The incident happened in Bhaskarapuram of Machilipatnam and the accused was identified as a daily wage labourer, …
  • 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 …
  • Disha PS launched, staff to get 30% more salary 09 Mar 2020 04:35 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  On the occasion of the International Women’s Day, Disha special officers Krithika Shukla and Deepika Patil, and city commissioner of police (CP) Ch Dwaraka Tirumala Rao inaugurated Disha police station in the police …
  • TDP chief  Chandrababu Naidu deplores cases against 4 TDP leaders 09 Mar 2020 04:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday condemned the registration of 'false' cases against four TDP leaders in Machilipatnam by the police. He said that it was unfortunate that cases were registered against the …
  • In Krishna district, 49 ZPTCs, 812 MPTCs,  961 panchayats to go to elections 07 Mar 2020 08:16 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna District Collector A Md Imtiaz on Friday released a gazette notification for the reservation of ZPTC, MPTC and Mandal Parishad elections to be conducted this month. The elections will be held to 49 ZPTCs, 812 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Development issues take centre stage at DRC meet 28 Feb 2020 08:10 Elected representatives put forth their views and concerns regarding development activities and pending projects respectively in the district, at the District Review Committee meeting held here on Thursday. Chaired by district in-charge Minister Peddireddi …
  • Krishna collector A Md Imtiaz reviews development works  25 Feb 2020 03:38 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Krishna collector A Md Imtiaz directed the officials concerned to draft an action plan for the effective implementation of Provision of Urban Amenities in Rural Areas project in Ibrahimpatnam and Kondapalli towns of the …
  • CM Jagan to launch  hospital Nadu-Nedu  in Kurnool today 18 Feb 2020 07:02 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  ‘Nadu - Nedu’ (Now and then) in hospitals, a scheme initiated by the State government to upgrade facilities in government hospitals for ensuring  quality medical treatment to patients, will be launched by Chief Minister …
  • 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 …
  • Hindus Reportedly Fighting Religious Conversion by Sprinkling Cow Dung on Pastors in India 09 Feb 2020 20:54 India 15:38 GMT 09.02.2020Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): Religious conversion has become a big issue in Andhra Pradesh, as opposition parties are accusing state chief Jagan Mohan Reddy of taking steps that favour Christians, while Hindu groups often …
  • Hindu radical 'anoints' Christians with water and cow dung, as if they were Dalits 08 Feb 2020 11:24 Such a "blessing" is a typical purification ritual used against untouchables, deemed impure from birth. In Uttar Pradesh, ultra-nationalists are targeting 30 places of "forced conversions". Whilst “Conversions do take place,” and it is …
  • Girl Sexually Assaulted By 67-Year-Old Man In Andhra Pradesh: Police 07 Feb 2020 00:04 The accused. 67, sexually abused his 10-year-old neighbour. (Representational) Machilipatnam: A 67-year-old man was arrested on Thursday for allegedly sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district, the police said. The …
  • Elderly man held for sexually assaulting 10-year-old girl in Andhra 06 Feb 2020 20:44 By PTI MACHILIPATNAM: A 67-year-old man was arrested on Thursday for allegedly sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district, police said. According to Kaligindi Sub-Inspector A.Janardhan, the incident took place on Wednesday …
  • China-Backed Bank Says Ready To Lend $3 Billion To Andhra Pradesh 06 Feb 2020 20:10 The government plans to use the loan for construction of ports, airports, roads and water grid projects. Amaravati: The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) said it is ready to provide $3 billion to the Andhra Pradesh Government for development …
  • AIIB ready to give $3 billion loan to Andhra Pradesh 06 Feb 2020 17:34 Amaravati, Feb 6 (IANS) The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is ready to give a loan of $3 billion to Andhra Pradesh for taking up development projects, the state government said. AIIB representatives conveyed this to Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan …
  • AIIB likely to lend $3 bn to Andhra Pradesh for development projects 06 Feb 2020 16:50 The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) on Thursday offered to extend a $3 billion loan to Andhra Pradesh for development projects. This was revealed at a meeting of AIIB representatives with chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy, according to the …
  • 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 …
  • Women police employeees told to report harassment 06 Feb 2020 05:43 Krishna District Assistant Superintendent of Police M. Sattibabu on Wednesday asked women employees in the Police Department to register grievances pertaining to any form of harassment from their male colleagues at their workplace before the special …
  • 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 …
  • Received representations alleging e-comm firms engaging in predatory pricing: Goyal 05 Feb 2020 10:17 By PTI NEW DELHI: The commerce and industry ministry has received representations regarding allegations about some e-commerce companies engaging in predatory pricing and excessive discounts, Parliament was informed on Wednesday. Commerce and Industry …
  • Coronavirus: Special wards at Krishna district hospitals 05 Feb 2020 05:31 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: As part of precautionary measures to tackle coronavirus, the Krishna district administration has arranged special wards at the  government general hospitals in Vijayawada and Machilipatnam, apart from 12 primary …
  • 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 …
  • Vijayawada's Benz Circle flyover only for heavy vehicles, cars; trial run conducted 04 Feb 2020 05:06 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) conducted a trial run on the much-awaited Benz Circle flyover in the city on Monday. District Collector A Md Imtiaz accompanied by Police Commissioner Ch Dwaraka Tirumala Rao …
  • 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 …
  • Vijayawada airport gets six electric cars for operational purposes 27 Jan 2020 23:08 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Airports Authority of India (AAI) on Monday rolled out six electric cars at Vijayawada airport as part of its ‘Go Green’ initiative. Machilipatnam MP Vallabhaneni Bala Showry and airport director G Madhusudana Rao …
  • 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 …
  • APSCHE workshop on NAAC accreditation on January 23 23 Jan 2020 03:36 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) will organise a workshop on ‘Quality assurance and role of IQAC in promoting quality and preparation for NAAC accreditation’ at Acharya Nagarjuna University ( …
  • Step up vigil along coast: Andhra Pradesh SP 22 Jan 2020 05:50 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  SP M Ravindranath Babu underlined the need to strengthen surveillance along the 127 km coastline of Krishna district to thwart any intrusion. He held a review meeting with marine and law and order police at …
  • Woman special tahsildar arrested in Andhra Pradesh on charges of graft 20 Jan 2020 14:28 By PTI MACHILIPATNAM: A woman special tahsildar in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh was arrested by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Monday on charges of accepting a bribe of Rs three lakh for an official favour, police said. D.Prasanthi, Special …
  • Amaravati, Vijayawada put under security blanket amid Assembly session on three-capital proposal 20 Jan 2020 04:42 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In view of the call given by leaders of the Opposition party and Amaravati Parirakshana Joint Action Committee (JAC) for laying siege to the Assembly on Monday, the State police have reportedly deployed as many as 3,000 …
  • Andhra govt resumes boat services in river Krishna 18 Jan 2020 18:42 Amaravati: The Andhra Pradesh government on Saturday resumed boat services in river Krishna, nearly four months after they were halted in the state in the aftermath of tragic boat capsize incident on river Godavari that claimed more than 50 lives. A total …
  • Facelift for 3,181 schools under Nadu-Nedu scheme in Krishna district 17 Jan 2020 05:35 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Nadu-Nedu scheme launched on November 14, 2019 for the development of government schools in the State, came into force on Wednesday. In all, 3,181 schools have been identified in Krishna district under the scheme. In …
  • Sankranti rush: 3 lakh use South Central Railway to go out of city  15 Jan 2020 02:45 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: On the eve Sankranti, more than 2.5 lakh people travelled via the South Central Railway. Officials from SCR said close to 2.5 to 3 lakh passengers daily used the railways to go out of the city.  NVS Reddy, MD, HMRL, said …
  • Chandrababu Naidu Detained Before Rally Against Andhra 3-Capital Proposal 11 Jan 2020 15:35 Chandrababu Naidu had called for a rally in Tirupati near Renigunta (File) Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh: Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N Chandrababu Naidu was detained at Andhra Pradesh's Renigunta Airport where several TDP members were detained on …
  • Chandrababu Naidu seeks people’s support to protest against 10 Jan 2020 05:42 Krishna: Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president and former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday carried out a rally in Krishna district’s Machilipatnam to seek people’s support for his demand to retain the state capital in Amaravati. …
  • Stories, music and dance come together in literary form 08 Jan 2020 04:25 Express News Service HYDERABAD : Sometimes, a book release can be a dry affair but this one was teamed with a classical dance and music performance and accompanied by speeches from articulate and knowledgeable persons, so it was indeed an absorbing event …
  • Balanced regional development is our goal: Jagan Mohan Reddy 04 Jan 2020 09:22 Lending credence to his concept of decentralisation, Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy said on Friday that his government was taking decisions that would ensure development of all the regions and equitable distribution of water and funds among them. In …
  • BCG for education, health hubs in Krishna delta 04 Jan 2020 05:34 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), in its report on balanced and inclusive growth for Andhra Pradesh, brought to the fore the disparities in development in different regions of the State and suggested ways to improve …
  • Boston Consulting suggests six development themes for Andhra Pradesh 04 Jan 2020 04:12 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in its report on the balanced and inclusive growth for Andhra Pradesh submitted to the State Government on Friday brought to the fore the disparities in development in different regions of …
  • Andhra Pradesh CM launches enhanced YSR Arogyasri Scheme in Eluru 03 Jan 2020 11:15 By Express News Service ELURU (ANDHRA PRADESH):  Andhra Pradesh chief minister Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday said that every decision taken by his government is based on the sole objective of ensuring ensure fruits of development and administration reach …
  • New industrial policy for Andhra Pradesh from April 1 01 Jan 2020 03:55 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State government, which has focused on the effective implementation of Navaratnalu promises in 2019, is now set to give emphasis to create a better ecosystem for attracting industries so as to generate more employment …
  • 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 …
  • Andhra govt to set up panel on feasibility of having at least 3 capitals 27 Dec 2019 14:25 The Andhra Pradesh government has decided to constitute a high-powered committee for studying the expert report sought on capital city development strategies, even as the ongoing protests in Amaravati over the plan to move certain statutory functions to …
  • 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, …
  • Boating to resume across Andhra Pradesh once safety measures in place: Officials 24 Dec 2019 07:29 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   The suspension of boating services across the State, since September, has resulted in an approximate revenue loss of more than Rs 5 crore for the Tourism department. Officials have also reported 50 to 60 per cent decrease …
  •  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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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, …
  • Golconda and Diamonds 15 Dec 2019 08:16 New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANSlife) Years ago, the very mention of the name Golconda, brought up the image of diamonds, heaps and heaps of beautiful diamonds! In fact the legendary name “Golconda Diamond” became synonymous with Golconda itself. It was during the …
  • ‘From this moment, he is not just my son, his also a martyr’ says Hussain’s father 08 Dec 2019 18:05 Family members, scores of locals, ex-servicemen of the tri services, and police on Sunday received the body of 28-year-old Border Security Force jawan, Sheik Haji Hussain, who died after he was hit by an avalanche in Uttrakhand State on December 5. The …
  • Body of BSF jawan killed in Uttarakhand avalanche arrives in Masula 08 Dec 2019 18:05 Family members, scores of locals, ex-servicemen of the tri services, and police on Sunday received the body of 28-year-old Border Security Force jawan, Sheik Haji Hussain, who died after he was hit by an avalanche in Uttrakhand State on December 5. The …
  • National Highways to have CCTVs every 2 kms of 230-km stretch passing through Krishna district 08 Dec 2019 10:08 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  With an increase recorded in the number of road fatalities on national highways (NH), the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) is contemplating installing CCTV cameras every 2 km on the entire 230-km stretch …
  • Notorious thief nabbed, 12 motorbikes recovered 04 Dec 2019 09:18 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Nandigama police arrested a notorious bike thief and recovered 12 motorcycles and one laptop from his possession on Tuesday. According to the police, the accused, Vinnakota Sai Kumar (29), hails from Machilipatnam and …
  • ‘Humanism is my religion, keeping my word is my caste’: Andhra CM Jagan 03 Dec 2019 05:18 By Express News Service GUNTUR:  Amid criticism by Opposition parties over his religion and caste, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday said, “Humanism is my religion and keeping my word is my caste”.   Jagan said his detractors …
  • 'Humanism' is my religion, 'keeping up my word' is my caste says Jagan rebutting criticism 02 Dec 2019 10:44 By Express News Service GUNTUR: Amid criticism by the opposition parties over his religion and caste, Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday gave a sharp rebuttal to his detractors saying, "humanism is my religion and keeping up …
  • Tourists saddened as boating facility yet to resume at Vijayawada's Bhavani Island 02 Dec 2019 03:27 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Md Azeem was waiting eagerly at the Berm Park, with his friends, to book tickets to celebrate the completion of exams with his friends on Sunday at Bhavani Island, only to be sent back by the authorities. Speaking to …
  • Andhra Pradesh government reduces power tariff for rolled gold industry 29 Nov 2019 11:03 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Extending a helping hand to the people dependent on gold covering and imitation jewellery works in the Rolled Gold Industry in Machilipatnam of Krishna district, the Jagan Mohan Reddy government on Friday decided to …
  • Andhra govt hands over six graft cases to CBI 28 Nov 2019 04:45 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State government on Wednesday decided to transfer corruption cases, which have been filed against six Central government employees to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). During the period of withdrawal of ‘ …
  • Avoid rice millers to scrap middlemen system in paddy procurement: Minister Nani 25 Nov 2019 17:18 Transport Minister Perni Nani on Monday appealed to farmers to avoid selling paddy directly to rice millers, and join hands with the government to scrap the middlemen system in paddy procurement. Mr. Nani, accompanied by Krishna District Collector A.Md. …
  • A neglected lot, Chenchu tribe children suffer from malnutrition 20 Nov 2019 06:47 Children belonging to Chenchu tribe in the district suffer from malnutrition owing to lack of proper diet. They are deprived of clothing and medical facilities too. Hundreds of Chenchu tribal families are living in Nagayalanka, Avanigadda, Pedana, Gudur, …
  • AP: Cow attacks man for removing calf carcass 15 Nov 2019 09:17 Krishna: In an unusual incident, a cow attacked a rickshaw puller in Andhra Pradesh’s Krishna district on Thursday night, who carried the carcass of her calf two weeks back on his vehicle. The man was attacked by a rampaging cow near Machilipatnam bus stop …
  • Nilam Sawnhey takes charge as Chief Secretary of Andhra Pradesh promises to work for state development 15 Nov 2019 04:09 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A day after being appointed as Chief Secretary, senior IAS officer Nilam Sawhney noted that she would work towards development of the state, with the mandate given by the government, giving priority to health, education, …
  • 500 cops deployed for Kartika Pournima in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh 12 Nov 2019 00:17 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The district administration and the police department is taking several measures to prevent any untoward incident from happening near the beaches during the celebrations of Kartika Pournima, as heavy rush of devotees is …
  • Adani pares AP investments from Rs 70,000 crore to Rs 3,000 crore 07 Nov 2019 06:51 Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh government headed by YS Jaganmohan Reddy has asked the Indian multinational Adani Group to credibly revise its investment plans with precise time frames and investments, making the Gautam Adani-headed conglomerate to …
  • Meet eight entrepreneurs who defied all odds and rose to the top 26 Oct 2019 22:01 The ability to persevere in the face of adversity might be what separates the everyman and the great. This Diwali, we are telling you about eight people from different parts of the country who took on adversity and emerged with gold. Consider a visually …
  • Control rooms set up after heavy rains lash Krishna district 23 Oct 2019 06:28 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With heavy rains lashing Krishna district for the past few days, the sanctum sanctorum of renowned Sri Subrahmanyeswara Swamy Temple in Mopidevi village of Avanigadda mandal was inundated on Tuesday.  Water engulfed the …
  • 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- …
  • 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 …
  • Mangoes beyond the reach of common man 21 Apr 2019 06:35 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: This year too, the ‘King of Fruits’ mango has become dear to common man as low production levels have pushed its prices, according to fruit traders and farmers at State’s largest wholesale fruit market at Nunna. Traders are …
  • Groundwater levels deplete in 26 mandals of Krishna district 18 Apr 2019 05:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With mercury levels soaring day-by-day, 26 mandals out of the total 50 mandals in Krishna district are facing acute drinking water crisis due to depletion in groundwater levels when compared to the corresponding period …
  • TDP files complaint over shifting of EVMs in Andhra Pradesh's Nuzvid 15 Apr 2019 06:01 Machilipatnam: TDP candidate for the Nuzvid Assembly seat M Venkateswara Rao Sunday lodged a complaint with the Election Commission, saying polling equipment have been shifted from a strong room without any intimation. He said the equipment was from the …
  • Incumbent MLAs double their assets, Bonda among the richest in Krishna 08 Apr 2019 11:33 A majority of the incumbent elected representatives contesting the Assembly and Parliamentary elections in Krishna district have apparently become richer. The worth of their total family assets increased due to the addition of new movable or immovable …
  • Bitter season: Dull mango trading at Nunna 04 Apr 2019 03:53 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Trading of mangoes began on a dull note at district’s Nunna wholesale fruit market, one of the largest in Asia, on Tuesday.  Only six out of 80 shops operated on the first day of the trade.For two days, the market has been …
  • Collector inaugurates TB testing unit at old government hospital in Vijayawada 25 Mar 2019 05:08 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: On the occasion of World Tuberculosis Day, a testing unit to diagnose Tuberculosis has been inaugurated at Old Government General Hospital of Vijayawada city on Sunday. The new CB NAAT Testing Unit will issue the report …
  • Teen selected for international meet needs sponsors 25 Mar 2019 05:08 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A first-year student of Civil Engineering, IIIT Nuzvid, Reddi Koti, topped the National Space Society’s (NSS) Space Settlement Contest- 2019, and bagged an opportunity to address the International Space Development …
  • CPI-Jana Sena tussle resolved 25 Mar 2019 05:08 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The differences between CPI and JSP over seat-sharing got resolved after discussions, with the Left party accepting the offer of JSP — Gannavaram— in place of Nuzvid.  CPI State secretary K Ramakrishna on Sunday night …
  • Pawan Kalyan’s denial of Vijayawada Lok Sabha seat irks CPI 24 Mar 2019 06:18 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Differences between Jana Sena and CPI came to the fore over seat sharing, when the former went back on its promise to give Vijayawada Lok Sabha seat to the latter in lieu of Nuzvid Assembly seat at the eleventh hour. At …
  • AP cops conduct awareness drives in low turnout areas 16 Mar 2019 06:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district police have started an awareness campaign in the rural areas to encourage the people to cast their votes in the upcoming elections. In addition to performing their regular and election duties, the police …
  • Tension prevails as farmers stage protest near CP Seeds Company  08 Mar 2019 04:43 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Tension prevailed for some time near CP Seeds Company, Mirzapuram village of Nuzvid mandal of Krishna district on Thursday when farmers in a large number staged a demonstration opposing the raw deal meted out to them in …
  • Now, bots to collect waste at your doorstep! 26 Jan 2019 03:24 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district administration is keen on automating the garbage collection process from households. If all goes well, people may soon witness robots in front of their houses instead of sanitation workers.A team of 10 …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Teacher arrested for ‘sexually assaulting’ 8-year-old 25 Jan 2019 19:53 Cases under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act and SC and ST Atrocity Act have been registered against the accused. A 40-year-old government school teacher was taken into custody on Thursday evening for allegedly sexually assaulting an eight- …
  • Bus, tractor crash into two houses near Nuzvid-Annavaram main road 11 Jan 2019 05:20 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Two roadside houses were partially damaged after an RTC bus and a tractor rammed into them with the drivers of the two vehicles lost control over the steering in a bid to avoid collision on the Nuzvid-Annavaram main road …
  • IIT Hyderabad uses recycled material to reduce virgin asphalt for roads 28 Dec 2018 19:31 Two IIT Hyderabad professors and their graduate students have come up with an innovative material to lay roads which reduces cost, is environmentally friendly and also stronger than asphalt roads. This material — reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) — uses a …
  • 12-yr-old held for sexually abusing six-year old girl in Nuzvid 11 Dec 2018 01:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Police took a 12-year-old boy into custody for allegedly sexually abusing a six-year-old girl on Sunday night in Nuzvid.According to Nuzvid Rural police, the accused minor is studying in Class 8 in a local government …
  • Elephantiasis patients left out in the cold 08 Dec 2018 04:26 Reddipalli Satyavati has entered her sixties. She and her husband eke out a very humble existence vending Indian fast-foods like idli, dosa and vada from a cart. Ms. Satyavati is severely disabled and can only offer marginal assistance to her husband. Her …
  • Youth should openly talk about HIV, says Minister Devineni Umamaheswara Rao 02 Dec 2018 05:16 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Water Resources Minister Devineni Umamaheswara Rao has called upon the media to sensitise people on the deadly disease AIDS. Participating as a chief guest at the awareness programme in connection with ‘World AIDS Day’ …
  • IIT student attempts suicide in Vijaywada 30 Nov 2018 05:21 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A first year student of Nuzvid IIIT allegedly attempted suicide by jumping from the hostel building on Thursday morning.  Nuzvid Circle Inspector M Ramkumar said Sushma Pavani (16), who hails from Warangal district in …
  • Rs 47,500 seized from government office in Vijayawada 20 Nov 2018 03:21 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Sleuths of Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) conducted raids on the sub-registrar’s office in Nuzvid on Monday and found `47,500 which was unaccounted, from their possession. According to officials, they received a tip-off …
  • Youth held for abducting, marrying minor girl 20 Sep 2018 01:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:Nuzvid police arrested a 23-year-old youth for reportedly kidnapping and marrying a girl without her consent on Wednesday. According to Nuzvid circle inspector M Ramkumar, the accused T Balaraj and the minor girl were in …
  • 193 pension cases in Andhra Pradesh pending under new rule 19 Sep 2018 02:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   As many as ‘193 pension cases’ are pending in the courts across the State and 250 people from Krishna, Guntur, Prakasam, East Godavari and West Godavari districts showed up in the pension adalat in Tummalapalli …
  • Man breaks in, steals gold 13 Sep 2018 01:26 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: One unidentified miscreant barged into the house of one Parvathy (43) in Nuzvid town and decamped with 20 grams of gold ornaments on Wednesday. According to police, when the miscreant knocked on her door around 2 p.m., …
  • Transport officials to crack whip on expired learner’s licence users 09 Sep 2018 01:34 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Though the officials of Road Transport Authority (RTA) are organising LLR  melas across Krishna district, it seems that they have failed in sensitising vehicle users on the need to avail driving licence after the expiry …
  • Paddy fields inundated in Krishnagiri district 21 Aug 2018 02:15 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With heavy rains lashing the district for the last three days, several streams are flowing at danger level since Sunday night paralysing normal life. Roads in several mandals like Nandigama, Mylavaram, Kanchikacherla, …
  • Two youths from Vijaywada selected for Kilimanjaro expedition 21 Aug 2018 02:15 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Youth Service Department has selected G Edukondalu (23) and T Sriram Babu (22) from Krishna district among 40 others across the State for an expedition to Kilimanjaro, a mountain that is 5,895 metres above sea-level …
  • Heavy Rain lashes Vijayawada, low-lying areas inundated; TPA demands pothole-free roads 20 Aug 2018 02:27 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With rains lashing the city for the past few days, potholes dot several roads causing inconvenience to the motorists and pedestrians alike. Due to continuous rainfall since Saturday night, the majority of the roads in …
  • Four scribes arrested for extorting money from Vijayawada municipality employee 18 Aug 2018 23:57 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Four scribes working with vernacular media houses were arrested for allegedly blackmailing and extorting money from a municipality employee in Nuzvid on Friday night. Following a complaint lodged by the employee R …
  • 5 staffers of IIIT-Nuzvid suspended 13 Aug 2018 00:51 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: IIIT-Nuzvid Director V Venkata Dasu on Sunday suspended four security guards and one outsourcing employee after they were caught consuming alcohol and inviting outsiders into the campus. According to reliable sources, …
  • 11-year-old stages own kidnap in Vijayawada 08 Aug 2018 00:54 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Tension prevailed in Agiripalli town on Tuesday afternoon when news of a class VI boy being kidnapped spread. However, it was learned that the alarm raised was false as the boy was traced in bushes near the school within …
  • False alarm over human sacrifice in Nuzvid 28 Jul 2018 01:57 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Tension prevailed in Nuzvid town on Friday when rumours of human sacrifice spread. Police said that one Ram Prasad (32) approached them and told that seven people tried to kill him for attaining supernatural powers. …
  • Andhra CM motivates people for plantation 14 Jul 2018 23:22 [India], July 15 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has urged people to plants more trees and also suggested them to take selfies while planting trees and share it on the social media. The Chief Minister, who launched a plantation …
  • A look back on SVR days 04 Jul 2018 07:27 It was a fiesta of sepia-tinted memories, songs and swag of S.V. Ranga Rao at the 100th birth anniversary celebration of the legendary actor born in Nuzvid in the present-day Andhra Pradesh. “People should learn acting and then join the film industry. They …
  • CM N Chandrababu Naidu unveils 12.5 feet bronze statue of SV Ranga Rao 04 Jul 2018 02:36 By Express News Service ELURU: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu announced that a museum in memory of legendary actor SV Ranga Rao would be constructed in Eluru city. Unveiling the 12.5 feet high bronze statue of SV Ranga Rao at Kalasaru Y Junction at …
  • IMD warns of heavy rain, thunderstorms in Coastal AP 04 Jul 2018 01:40 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Officials of IMD warned of heavy rainfall and thuderstorms at isolated places in all districts of Coastal Andhra Pradesh. Thunderstorms accompanied with gusty winds at isolated places in all districts of Rayalaseema in …
  • Andhra Pradesh engineering student sexually assaulted by seniors, blackmailed with video: Police 02 Jul 2018 12:41 Police may also book college officials for failing to report the crime even after coming to know about it. A student who was sexually assaulted, allegedly by two of her seniors at an engineering college in Andhra Pradesh, was blackmailed for sexual favours …
  • Three Engineering grads held for rape, blackmail of 21-year-old 01 Jul 2018 01:41 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Agiripalli Police on Saturday arrested three persons in connection with the rape and blackmailing of a B.Tech graduate following her father’s complaint on Friday. They will soon be produced in court. Though the incident …
  • NREGA nurtures 80 lakh plants in Krishna district 23 Jun 2018 01:54 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Number of plants grown under the MGNREGA scheme by the State government in Krishna district grew from 13 lakh in 2016-17 to 80 lakh in 2017-18. The low output in 2016-17 was attributed to the delay in payment of wages …
  • Two-day mango festival begins: It’s time to drool over the seasonal summer wonder 03 Jun 2018 02:10 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Horticulture Department in association with Go Aadharika Prakruthi Vyavasadhurika, Dr. YSR Horticultural University and Mfarms organised a two-day Mango Festival at Siddhartha Institute of Hotel Management and Catering …
  • Pension for renal patients in pvt hospitals too 31 May 2018 02:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has directed the officials to extend dialysis and pension facilities to the renal patients who are undergoing treatment in private hospitals also. At present, the government is …
  • Three held for creating fake land documents in Vijayawada 25 May 2018 00:32 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  A day after Nandigama sub-division DSP Radhesh Murali alleged the involvement of Nandigama CI Murthy in civil settlements and supporting one real estate agent Seelam Koti Reddy, who was accused of selling lands by …
  • Rain paralyses normal life in Vijayawada 04 May 2018 01:50 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Heavy rain, accompanied by lightning and gusty winds, paralysed normal life apart from disrupting power supply in the city and its suburbs on Thursday. Several low-lying areas of the city were submerged in rainwater. …
  • YSRC plans 'Betrayal Day' fast on April 30 23 Apr 2018 00:26 YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) chief Jagan Mohan Reddy VIJAYAWADA: YSR Congress (YSRC), the main Opposition party in the State, has decided to observe April 30 as ‘Betrayal Day’. Party MPs, MLAs, MLCs and other leaders will go on a 12-hour fast in …
  • YSRC plans fast on April 30 23 Apr 2018 00:03 YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) chief Jagan Mohan Reddy VIJAYAWADA: YSR Congress (YSRC), the main Opposition party in the State, has decided to observe April 30 as ‘Betrayal Day’. Party MPs, MLAs, MLCs and other leaders will go on a 12-hour fast in …
  • Woman held for supplying drugs to prisoners, students 18 Apr 2018 01:04 VIJAYAWADA: Nuzvid excise and prohibition officials have arrested a woman for reportedly supplying cannabis to prison inmates and students The woman, identified as Kurakula Durga (56), was arrested on Tuesday from her residence at Prakash Nagar under Nunna …
  • Not disabled enough? 03 Mar 2018 00:42 VIJAYAWADA: The keeper of ivermectin pills in Krishna district’s sole Filaria Control Unit is a blind man. “And he’s two very long flights of stairs away,” says Radhamma (name changed).The fifty-year-old, whose severely swollen leg has been restricting her …
  • 1,290 IIIT Nuzvid students lack attendance to write mid-terms 09 Feb 2018 23:08 VIJAYAWADA: Over 1,290 IIIT Nuzvid students are not qualified to write the mid-term exam of their second semester due to lack of attendance. A majority of the students who left for their homes for Christmas and Sankranti failed to turn up for the college …
  • 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
  • Two more test positive as COVID-19 cases touch 23 in Andhra 30 Mar 2020 09:00 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: COVID-19 positive cases in Andhra Pradesh touched 23 on Monday morning with a 49-year-old man from Kakinada and a 72-year-old man from Rajamahendravaram in East Godavari district testing positive for the virus According …
  • Police rescue pregnant woman in Vijayawada amid COVID-19 lockdown 30 Mar 2020 04:16 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Bhavanipuram police on Sunday rescued a pregnant woman from Kabela area in the city and shifted her to St Ann’s Hospital on MG Road. Circle inspector DKN Mohan Reddy said 25-year-old Shaik Saddiqa suffered labour pains …
  • Nine private doctors, one hospital offer their services to combat COVID-19 in Vijayawada 30 Mar 2020 04:16 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Following an appeal by the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) on Friday, nine private medical practitioners and one private hospital have volunteered to treat COVID-19 patients in the city. While some of the doctors …
  • Mad rush for meat, seafood in Vijayawada markets 30 Mar 2020 04:16 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Even as 30 out of 64 wards in the city have been declared containment zones following the detection of positive cases of coronavirus, people crowded fish markets and meat stalls on Sunday, throwing social distancing …
  • Police chief inspects Vijayawada rythu bazars, marts to ensure items sold at correct price 30 Mar 2020 04:16 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Vijayawada police commissioner Ch Dwaraka Tirumala Rao inspected rythu bazars arranged at MBVK Stadium and Ajith Singh Nagar here on Sunday. On the occasion, he interacted with the public and inquired whether the …
  • Sanitise hands before entering rythu bazars: Vijayawada Municipal Corporation tells citizens 30 Mar 2020 04:15 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: To help contain the spread of covid-19, sanitation staff of the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) have made provisions to provide hand sanitisers to the public thronging the rythu bazars in the city. Earlier this …
  • Health survey for all residents of urban areas too, says Botcha 30 Mar 2020 03:54 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With most covid-19 positive cases emerging from urban areas, the state government has decided to conduct health profile survey of all the people, not just foreign returnees, in municipalities and corporations, said …
  • Stop police attacks on farmers, BJP Andhra Pradesh chief Kanna writes to CM Jagan  30 Mar 2020 03:54 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: BJP State president Kanna Lakshminarayana has shot off a letter to Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy alleging that some police men were causing inconvenience to the farmers by unnecessarily restricting them from going …
  • Lakhs of people get free ration without hassles in Andhra Pradesh amid COVID-19 lockdown 30 Mar 2020 03:54 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Since the dawn, people stood in serpentine queues at the fair price shops across the State on Sunday, majority of them observing social distancing, to get the free ration of five kg rice and one kg dal per BPL card. In …
  • Two more test positive for COVID-19 in Andhra Pradesh, tally touches 21 30 Mar 2020 03:54 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: On Sunday, the total number of positive cases of COVID-19 in the State increased to 21, with two more persons tested positive for the virus. Both the patients are contacts of patient number 7, who returned from …
  • GENCO’s 3,370 MW thermal units kept in reserve shutdown 30 Mar 2020 03:54 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With the power demand drastically falling due to the lockdown imposed in view of covid-19, thermal power generation stations of APGENCO including five units of Rayalaseema Thermal Power Plant (RTPP), Kadapa, four units of …
  • Andhra lockdown: Calls for door delivery of goods go unanswered in Vijayawada, Vishakhapatnam 30 Mar 2020 02:25 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Not long after being told they could just make a call to get groceries delivered home from supermarkets, residents of Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada had their hopes dashed, as their phone calls for essential goods went …
  • Andhra Pradesh lockdown: Now, you can buy essential supplies only from 6-11 am in urban areas 30 Mar 2020 02:25 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Essential commodities will only be sold from 6 am to 11 am in urban areas from now, while in rural areas, they will continue to be sold till 1 pm. The State government announced this on Sunday after Chief Minister YS …
  • Rs 70,900 crore for Andhra Pradesh needs in three months 30 Mar 2020 02:25 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State Government promulgated the Andhra Pradesh Appropriation (Vote-on-Account) Ordinance, 2020 on Sunday night as the budget session of Andhra Pradesh Assembly could not be held due to the lockdown. As per the …
  • Lockdown relaxation reduced by two hours in urban areas of Andhra Pradesh 29 Mar 2020 14:21 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Keeping in view the increasing number of positive cases of Coronavirus, Andhra Pradesh government on Sunday announced a slew of measures including reduction of lockdown relaxation hours, to effectively contain the spread …
  • Migrant groups stuck in Hyderabad 29 Mar 2020 08:23 Hyderabad: This past week, migrant workers have been facing a lot of trouble because of the lockdown. Thousands of them tried to return home to their families in their respective states. Some walked, some crammed themselves into buses and lorries. A few …
  • Panel recommends Lockdown 2.0 29 Mar 2020 06:21 Vijayawada: India may have to go in for a second lockdown sometime in May to avoid a second peak in the incidence of Covid-19, a report says. The joint report prepared by experts in the health, management, logistics and finance sectors favoured another …
  • Govt not to reduce lockdown relaxation hours as of now  29 Mar 2020 05:52 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Saturday directed officials not to reduce lockdown relaxation hours until and unless rythu bazaars and outlets selling essential commodities are streamlined in such a way that …
  • Foreign returnees who don’t report will face the music: DGP  29 Mar 2020 05:52 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Director General of Police Gautam Sawang on Saturday warned of stern action against those who returned from foreign countries and did not report about their arrival at their native places.   Speaking to reporters after …
  • Governor wants youth to create awareness 29 Mar 2020 05:52 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Governor Biswa Bushan Harichandan has asked students to play key role in bringing awareness among people on community distancing to prevent the spread of coronavirus. He said students can bring awareness among lakhs of …
  • Govt announces prices for aqua products for export 29 Mar 2020 05:52 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  With an objective to provide support to aqua farmers during covid-19 lockdown, the State government has fixed prices for the sale of aqua and marine products. Fisheries and animal husbandry minister Mopidevi …
  • COVID-19 | Living under a lockdown in Andhra Pradesh 29 Mar 2020 04:55 On March 22, the entire country stayed indoors in solidarity with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s appeal to people to voluntarily stay indoors from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. By the end of the day, Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan …
  • The league of extraordinary men and women 29 Mar 2020 04:29 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  From health officials, police personnel and government officials to village/ward volunteers, sanitation workers and food delivery executives, there are scores of people who continue to work amid the novel coronavirus …
  • Telangana records first Covid death 29 Mar 2020 03:57 Hyderabad: The government on Saturday reported the state’s first death related to the coronavirus, that of a 74-year-old man who passed away late last week. Tests on samples collected from his body showed him to have been coronavirus Covid-19 positive. The …
  • Free rice to poor today, pensions on April 1 29 Mar 2020 02:48 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  As announced by Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, the State government will distribute free rice and 1 kg red gram to the poor on Sunday. The same package will be provided to them on April 15 and 29 due to the …
  • Two killed in road mishaps during lockdown 29 Mar 2020 02:48 By Express News Service KAKINADA/GUNTUR: Two persons were killed in two separate incidents due to the measures taken in view of the 21-day lockdown imposed in the State. In East Godavari, a 35-year-old biker died after crashing into ropes tied on the …
  • App to help Guntur cops keep track of foreign returnees  29 Mar 2020 02:48 By Express News Service GUNTUR: With a recently-launched App, Guntur rural police have begun registering details, such as passport number, home address and the likes, of foreign returnees to monitor their daily movement in an attempt to arrest the spread …
  • India in trouble 28 Mar 2020 18:51 Members of traffic police fold their hands as they request the commuter to wear masks and to stay at home during a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spreading of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Vijayawada in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh, …
  • E-commerce delivery resumes, but erratic due to lockdown hiccups 28 Mar 2020 13:31 Saturday was the fourth day of the 21-day lockdown announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to contain the spread of novel coronavirus infection. Despite e-commerce and online retail or delivery platforms trying to iron out the creases in the supply and …
  • AP High Court lets Hyderabad returnees to go home 28 Mar 2020 09:32 Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Friday directed the state government to “permit healthy persons carrying a ‘No Objection Certificate’ (NOC) issued by Telangana police not only to enter the state but go straight to their homes without a …
  • Apartments in Vijayawada stop entry of outsiders 28 Mar 2020 06:39 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With three cases of the novel coronavirus reported in the city till Thursday, residents have become conscious of the need to be careful. As such, residential welfare associations and apartment committees across the city …
  • Andhra Pradesh call centres flooded with coronavirus calls 28 Mar 2020 06:18 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The call centres set up across the State are receiving hundreds of calls per day with people asking various questions related to coronavirus. While majority of calls are made to seek preventive steps that need to be taken, …
  • TNIE impact: Vijayawada civic body rehabilitates 1000 homeless destitutes 28 Mar 2020 04:38 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Responding to a report published in these columns on the plight of migrant workers and street dwellers due to the 21-day nationwide lockdown,  the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) has identified around 1,000 homeless …
  • Emergency services open in all hospitals; outpatient services temporarily suspended 28 Mar 2020 04:38 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The countrywide lockdown has impacted the health services as hospitals have been asked to temporarily stop the outpatient service. The move made several—such as pregnant women, patients undergoing dialysis and those …
  • Vijayawada police chief inspects hypermarkets to check prices of essential commodities 28 Mar 2020 04:38 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: City police commissioner Ch Dwaraka Tirumala Rao on Friday conducted a ground-level inspection to take stock of the prices of essential commodities available at hyper markets in the city. Tirumala Rao, accompanied by DCP …
  • Keep track of every foreign returnee: Krishna Collector to officials 28 Mar 2020 04:38 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna collector A Md Imtiaz has directed the officials concerned to gather details of every foreign returnee and thoroughly monitor them. Speaking at a meeting with officials of the Health, Revenue and Panchayat Raj …
  • Back discoms to tide over coronavirus crisis: Andhra to Centre 28 Mar 2020 04:16 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State government has once again written to the Union Ministry of Power requesting it to support discoms and give a relaxation on the letter of credits (LoCs) to be extended by the power distribution companies (discoms), …
  • Fire breaks out at Gunadala 28 Mar 2020 04:16 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A major fire broke out at Gunadala along the path to the crucifix here on Friday evening. “We have received a call from the locals about the fire that broke out at Gunadala. A fire tender reached the spot and started …
  • 28,028 foreign returnees identified: Andhra Dy CM 28 Mar 2020 04:16 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Deputy Chief Minister Alla Kali Krishna Srinivas (Nani) stated that 28,028 foreign returnees were identified as per the information provided by the Centre. In Krishna district, 2,540 foreign returnees were identified and …
  • Andhra Pradesh Cabinet approves ordinance for expenses to start FY ’20-21 28 Mar 2020 04:16 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State Cabinet, which met at the Secretariat on Friday under the chairmanship of Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, gave its nod to bring in an ordinance to meet expenses in the first quarter of Financial Year 2020- …
  • Lockdown: police ‘excesses’ draw flak 28 Mar 2020 03:15 Videos and photographs of police personnel chasing away people on the roads and beating them mercilessly during the lockdown period, that are going viral on various social media and getting reported in the print and electronic media, have come under sharp …
  • Andhra Police organise vegetable market in Vijayawada stadium 27 Mar 2020 12:52 Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh), March 27 (IANS) With a 21-day lockdown in place and ever mounting measures to make social distancing a success, the Andhra Pradesh Police have come up with a novel way to provide the people of Vijayawada a safe shopping …
  • COVID-19 | Three more coronavirus testing labs to be set up in Andhra Pradesh 27 Mar 2020 07:14 Minister for Health Alla Kali Krishna Srinivas has said that three more VRDL (corona testing labs) will start soon in Guntur, Kadapa and Visakhapatnam. The State has four such labs in Vijaywada (Siddartha Medical College), Sri Venkateswara Medical College …
  • COVID-19 cases in AP rises to 12 as one more tests positive 27 Mar 2020 06:37 Amaravati: A man who came in contact with a coronavirus afflicted patient in Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh tested positive for the infection on Friday, the state government said. With this the total number of coronavirus cases in the state has risen to …
  • Rythu Bazaars set up at 28 places in Vijayawada for social distancing 27 Mar 2020 05:00 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With one more suspected COVID-19 case reported in the city on Wednesday, the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) has increased the number of Rythu Bazars to 28, including the five that are already functioning, to …
  • Pollution levels decline considerably in Vijayawada 27 Mar 2020 05:00 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With Prime Minister Narendra Modi announcing complete lockdown in the country, the cities of each State are looking cleaner compared to the previous year.Several social media users have also been uploading pictures of smog- …
  • Coronavirus: Horticulture staff, garbage vehicle drivers in Vijayawada yet to get protective gear 27 Mar 2020 05:00 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: At a time, when sanitation workers are working round-the-clock to contain the spread of COVID-19, a few of them, working in the vehicle depot and horticulture department of Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) are yet …
  • COVID-19 lockdown hits migrant workers, street dwellers in Vijayawada hard 27 Mar 2020 05:00 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With the lockdown period extended till April 14 across the country, the situation of migrant workers and street dwellers in the city has become more miserable due to lack of employment, food and shelter. Several of them, …
  • I appeal to you with folded hands, please just stay at home: CM Jagan Mohan Reddy 27 Mar 2020 04:23 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Thursday made a fervent appeal to the people of Andhra Pradesh to stay where they are, and sought their cooperation to fight the COVID-19 outbreak. “The State is fully prepared to …
  • Coronavirus lockdown: 350 autos seized in Krishna district 27 Mar 2020 04:23 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Intensifying their raids against illegal operation of public transport vehicles like autos during the lockdown period, the 14 special teams constituted by the transport department, have seized 350 autos across Krishna …
  • Andhra Pradesh Cabinet meeting to discuss budget on March 27 27 Mar 2020 04:23 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State Cabinet, which will meet under the chairmanship of Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy at the Secretariat on Friday, is expected to give its nod to an ordinance to meet the expenditure in the initial months of …
  • Markets in Andra Pradesh receive applause for this stimulating idea on social distancing 26 Mar 2020 12:21 That's how Indian Army is keeping corona off With the number of coronavirus cases increasing rapidly like never before, the Prime Minister has urged his citizens to strictly remain in their homes as the nation goes under the 21 days lockdown. Social …
  • BigBasket, others to resume delivery services in the capital 26 Mar 2020 11:56 As the country enters the second day of the lockdown due to Covid-19, online grocery seller BigBasket has announced that it be resuming their delivery services in some parts of the country including Delhi from Thursday. The other retailers include Zomato, …
  • Exodus of Andhra people creates logjam at border points 26 Mar 2020 09:17 Vijayawada: Less than 24 hours after a nation-wide 21-day lockdown was announced, the Telangana police issued passes to people—“only those who have their own means of transport”--to travel to their native places, mainly in Andhra Pradesh. This triggered an …
  • GMC sets up 14 mobile Rythu Bazaars 26 Mar 2020 09:08 Following the examples set in Visakhapatnam and in Vijayawada, the Guntur Municipal Corporation(GMC) has also decided to set up Rythu Bazaars in 14 places across the city. District Collector I. Samuel Ananda Kumar, Superintendent of Police, Guntur Urban, P …
  • 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. …
  • India in lockdown: 150 labourers stuck in Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh seek Odisha govt's help 26 Mar 2020 02:23 By Express News Service JAGATSINGHPUR: Around 150 labourers from the district, stuck in Pune, Maharashtra and Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh owing to lockdown, have sought assistance from the State Government for safe return to their native villages. Around …
  • Two fresh COVID-19 positive cases in Andhra Pradesh 26 Mar 2020 02:22 By ANI AMRAVATI: The Director of Health and Family Welfare has informed that two new COVID-19 positive cases are detected in the state. Now, there are 10 positive cases in the state. A 22-year-old man traveled from the US to Delhi on March 20. He was …
  • States get going: Dedicated hospitals, more doctors 26 Mar 2020 02:20 Calcutta Medical College has been designated as West Bengal’s first dedicated super speciality facility to face the challenge. (Express) WITH KERALA and Maharashtra recording more than 100 cases of the coronavirus, and a national lockdown in place, other …
  • Coronavirus: Students leave Hyderabad for Andhra after PM announces lockdown 25 Mar 2020 21:51 On Wednesday evening, defying the social distancing norm and lockdown restrictions, thousands of people lined up outside police stations to get a NOC. (Photo for representation/File) Following the Telangana government’s decision to allow students and …
  • States get going: Dedicated hospitals, new isolation wards, more doctors 25 Mar 2020 21:51 Calcutta Medical College has been designated as West Bengal’s first dedicated super speciality facility to face the challenge. (Express) WITH KERALA and Maharashtra recording more than 100 cases of the coronavirus, and a national lockdown in place, other …
  • Two people test positive for COVID-19 in Andhra Pradesh 25 Mar 2020 20:49 By PTI AMRAVATI: A 52-year-old man and a youth tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday night, taking the total number of cases to 10 in the state, the state health department said. While the 22-year-old youth returned from …
  • Speeding car dashes of police officer in patrol during lockdown 25 Mar 2020 17:35 Vijayawada: Amid the statewide lockdown and curfew on roads, one police officer from Andhra Pradesh was dashed by a speeding car in Vijayawada. The officer, Sridhar, received a head injury and was sent to hospital for treatment. Cases of people roaming on …
  • Numbered circles to PVC pipes: How Indians are maintaining social distancing at stores 25 Mar 2020 14:26 By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Published: March 25, 2020 7:45:02 pm However, to prevent the contagious virus from spreading, PM Modi stressed on the importance of social distancing. (Source: Twitter) Despite Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s appeal for calm …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Students get 10-day ration at home amid coronavirus lockdown 25 Mar 2020 06:35 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State government began distribution of ration to three lakh students in 45,723 government schools, who are the beneficiaries of the mid-day meal scheme. "The food materials are packed in a bag. Extreme care was …
  • Defer Andhra Pradesh budget session till situation comes back to normal: Ex-CM Chandrababu Naidu 25 Mar 2020 06:35 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Hailing the Election Commission of India (ECI) decision to postpone Rajya Sabha elections in view of COVID-19,  Leader of the Opposition and TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu has urged the State government to put off the …
  • Villagers in Andhra Pradesh's Ambapuram and Nainavaram close borders to check coronavirus spread 25 Mar 2020 06:35 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA/ VISAKHAPATNAM: At a time when people in urban areas are taking social distancing as suggested by doctors and the government, to prevent the spread of COVID-19, villagers in Ambapuram and Nainavaram on Tuesday …
  • Coronavirus lockdown: Andhra Pradesh DGP Gautam Sawang warns of action 25 Mar 2020 06:34 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Stating that the possibilities of contagiousness of coronavirus is increasing, Director General of Police (DGP) Gautam Sawang on Tuesday said the police will act in a stringent and tough manner in the coming days to …
  • COVID-19: Ease norms for private hospital staff, Indian Medical Association urges Krishna collector 25 Mar 2020 04:39 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Vijayawada unit of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Tuesday wrote to district collector A Md Imtiaz highlighting the problems being faced by the private hospital doctors in the wake of the novel coronavirus. …
  • Covid19 cases in Andhra Pradesh rise to eight 24 Mar 2020 20:30 Vijayawada: A 25-year-old youth from the temple town of Srikalahasti  tested positive for Covid-19. He recently returned from London and developed symptoms on March 20. This took the number of positive cases to eight in the state. According to a release …
  • 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 …
  • Andhra Pradesh lockdown: On day 2, police pick up lathis to deal with violators 24 Mar 2020 08:57 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The second day of lockdown saw improved situation in Andhra Pradesh with police getting tough on people who came out of their homes violating prohibitory orders. Police resorted to mild caning at some places in the State …
  • Andhra Pradesh SSC exams postponed as state locks down to contain coronavirus 24 Mar 2020 08:57 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh State government on Tuesday announced postponement of the State Secondary Certificate (SSC) examinations for two weeks in view of lockdown imposed in the State to prevent the spread of COVID-19. …
  • Drivers fleece Vijayawada passengers, 90 autos seized 24 Mar 2020 05:20 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With the public transport system coming to a standstill following coronavirus in the city, auto drivers, on Monday, took advantage and fleeced the passengers by collecting exorbitant fares. As many as 90 autos were …
  • CBI to investigate ‘insider trading’ in Amaravati 24 Mar 2020 04:50 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State government, which had formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to look into allegations of corruption in the previous government and had ordered a CID probe into the alleged insider trading in Amaravati, on …
  • First day of lockdown in Andhra has little impact, social distancing thrown to wind; violaters to face action 24 Mar 2020 04:50 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The first day of the statewide lockdown on Monday had little impact on the public, as people spilled onto the streets and shops selling non-essential commodities were open. Despite the police’s best efforts, people came …
  • Take lockdown seriously: Andhra district Collector 24 Mar 2020 04:50 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With people reluctant to cooperate with the authorities in effective implementation of lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the Krishna district administration had made it clear that it will not spare anyone …
  • Andhra HC stays GO allocating house sites to poor in capital Amaravati 24 Mar 2020 04:50 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The High Court of Andhra Pradesh on Monday passed an interim stay order on GO No 107 issued by the State government on February 14, 2020, allocating 1,250 acres of land for distribution of house sites for the poor under …
  • Despite high vegetable prices, people in Andhra purchase in bulk 24 Mar 2020 04:50 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With the State government giving directions to lockdown the city till March 31, all vegetable markets in the city witnessed heavy rush from the early hours of Monday as the public made bulk purchases for the next …
  • Caution is Koneru Humpy's mantra to checkmate coronavirus 24 Mar 2020 04:44 CHENNAI: Under normal circumstances, world No. 2 Koneru Humpy would have been spending considerable amount of time gearing up for the final leg of the women's Grand Prix (WGP) to be held in Sardinia, Italy from May 2 to 15. However, the Coronavirus ( …
  • Why Allu Arjun's brother turned furious over Mahesh Babu fans, got into bitter fight with them? [Throwback] 24 Mar 2020 01:44 Allu Arjun Army celebrates 3rd anniversary Stylish star Allu Arjun's brother Sirish was furious with superstar Mahesh Babu fans after they claimed that Dookudu was a bigger hit than Magadheera. He not only got into a bitter fight with them but also …
  • Vehicles queue up, seized amid lockdown 23 Mar 2020 20:34 Hundreds of vehicles, including goods trucks and passenger cars were barred from entering Telangana on the State border with Andhra Pradesh, amid COVID-19 lockdown, here on Monday. Those identified as carrying essential services were allowed to pass …
  • Chess | Koneru Humpy on the difficulties of training in the times of COVID-19 lockdown 23 Mar 2020 19:48 Given that chess is an indoor sport, the Candidates tournament is on in Russia even though sporting events around the world have been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. But, contrary to general belief, not all chess players, confined indoors, can …
  • Covid-19 throws up drug supply opportunity for Ipca, other pharma firms 23 Mar 2020 16:10 Ipca Laboratories, which climbed over 17 per cent intra-day to a fresh 52-week high, closed flat on Monday mainly due to the steep correction of over 13 per cent in leading indices. Sentiment on the street got a shot in the arm with US FDA making …
  • Half of Vijayawada declared as containment zone 23 Mar 2020 09:39 Following the confirmation of positive COVID-19 case in Mekavari Street of Kothapeta area in the city, District Collector A. Md. Imtiaz declared 30 municipal wards that fall under three-kilometre radius zone of the patient’s location as containment zone. …
  • Vijayawada: Spitting in public to draw Rs 1k fine 23 Mar 2020 08:02
  • Andhra Pradesh lockdown: People throng the roads to stock up essential commodities 23 Mar 2020 08:01 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The lockdown announced in the State till March 31 to ensure social distancing and to prevent the spread of coronavirus had little impact on the first day of enforcement as people spilled over to the streets to stock up …
  • Hunt for three passengers with Paris returnee in Andhra Pradesh 23 Mar 2020 07:54 Vijayawada: It seems like the travel patterns of foreign returnees is what’s causing a headache to the various state administrations fighting the spread of coronavirus in the country. A good share of foreign returnees, who came back home using either …
  • Trolled Covid victim urges help 23 Mar 2020 06:32 Virus victim was trolled over social media that he had hidden from authorities information about him contracting coronavirus Vijayawada: A confirmed coronavirus victim of the city has requested people not to spread rumours regarding him and his family. …
  • Officials tracing people who used same cab as Vijayawada coronavirus infectee 23 Mar 2020 05:13 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A day after a 24-year-old from Vijayawada tested positive for COVID-19, the district administration on Sunday swung into action to identify three people who travelled in a cab hired by the infectee. A control room was …
  • Containment zones declared to stop coronavirus spread in Vijayawada 23 Mar 2020 05:13 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With the first confirmed case of coronavirus recorded in Krishna district and in the heart of Vijayawada, the district administration had sounded an alert and declared the area around three kilometre radius as …
  • Janta Curfew leaves hungry homeless and poor in Vijayawada 23 Mar 2020 05:12 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Janta Curfew (people’s curfew) may be a grand success with the voluntary participation of people, but it had left several homeless poor and destitutes in the city with empty stomach. Though the district administration …
  • First novel coronavirus patient in Andhra Pradesh recovers 23 Mar 2020 04:50 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The first person, who tested positive for COVID-19 in Andhra Pradesh, has recovered and will be discharged from the hospital soon. He was tested negative in the latest test. The 27-year-old man, who returned from Italy …
  • Andhra Pradesh goes under lockdown, all transport suspended till March 31 amid coronavirus scare 23 Mar 2020 04:50 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh has gone into a lockdown. Announcing this on Sunday, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said all private and public transport services have been suspended and non-essential commercial establishments …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Food delivery portals stop services by mid-day amid 'Janta Curfew' 23 Mar 2020 03:17 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: While several services such as transport, supermarkets and entertainment spots were shut in view of Janta Curfew on Sunday, the online food delivery portals provided their services as hotels and restaurants were allowed …
  • TS honours ‘Janata Curfew’ call, applauds COVID-19 heroes 23 Mar 2020 03:13 Normal life came to a standstill with people staying indoors in response to the Janata Curfew call given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao as part of a strategy to combat coronavirus on Sunday. All streets in …
  • A billion plus hunker down: 75 districts in 22 states placed under complete lockdown 23 Mar 2020 03:12 Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray suspended the services of state transport and private buses but allowed bus services within cities so that people involved in essential services can get to work. (File photo) As the Janata Curfew called by Prime Minister …
  • Coronavirus outbreak: Paris returnee shifted to isolation ward in Vijayawada 21 Mar 2020 06:07 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  A suspected coronavirus patient, who returned from Paris on March 17, was shifted to the isolation ward in the Vijayawada Government General Hospital (GGH) on Friday morning.  Krishna collector said the person, who was …
  • Coronavirus outbreak: Vijayawada civic body launches disinfection campaign 21 Mar 2020 06:07 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Six special teams constituted by the public health wing of the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) launched an extensive campaign to disinfect public spaces across the city on Friday.  Clad in specially-designed …
  • COVID-19: DRM chairs emergency meet to review measures undertaken in Vijayawada 21 Mar 2020 04:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The Vijayawada division of the South Central Railway (SCR) has undertaken extensive measures, including equipping the Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel with thermal scanners for screening of passengers, in tune …