• More amenities sought on pedestrian path to Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams 07 Sep 2019 06:05 By Express News Service TIRUPATI: Devotees urged Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams Executive Officer Anil Kumar Singhal to strengthen the facilities on the pedestrian path to Tirumala. As many as 22 devotees put forth various issues during the monthly Dial …
  • The other side of Miss India 27 Aug 2019 21:46 Ever since the filmmakers released the title and look of the latest Keerthy Suresh film, the mobile of Narendra Nath Yaddanapudi, the film’s director, has been buzzing incessantly. “I am overwhelmed with the response, and it has been my best birthday gift …
  • School Notes 7-31-19 30 Jul 2019 16:43 Armstrong graduates from Bob Jones Jonathan Armstrong of Lancaster graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication from Bob Jones University in Greenville on May 3. Two make president’s list at USC Aiken Two local students …
  • Andhra gang cheats in pretext of selling rice puller, magical attractor; arrested 30 Jul 2019 08:11 Krishna: Machilipatnam Central Crime Station (CCS) police has arrested a gang of ten persons involved in cheating people in the name of 'rice pulling'. The police team led by CCS SI Mohammad Habib Basha and Machilipatnam SI Rajesh arrested the gang …
  • Andhra gang loots by selling 'rice pulling' machine, magical attractor, arrested 30 Jul 2019 08:04 The gang is also accused of having stolen the golden 'kalash' from Shiva temple. Krishna: Machilipatnam Central Crime Station (CCS) police has arrested a gang of ten persons involved in cheating people in the name of 'rice pulling'. The …
  • Rain brings down mercury levels in Vijayawada 03 Jul 2019 05:48 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Krishna district witnessed moderate rainfall and a drop in the mercury levels on Monday. Vijayawada city received a good rain spell in the evening hours of Monday, recording around two centimetres of rainfall. With the …
  • Man burns pregnant wife to death 17 Jun 2019 04:00 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Suspecting fidelity, a man burnt his pregnant wife to death in Krishna Lanka late on Friday night. According to the Krishna Lanka police, the incident happened around 11 pm on Friday when M Sailaja (29) was asleep at her …
  • In a blow to Maoists, senior Naxal cadre Narmada arrested after being underground for 22 years 11 Jun 2019 17:24 Among the highly educated Naxal leaders, Narmada has been underground for the last 22 years. (Representative image) Senior Naxal cadre Narmada and husband Kiran were arrested by Gadchiroli police about two days ago from Hyderabad, as per reports. …
  • Dreaded Maoist couple living in Hyderabad arrested 11 Jun 2019 00:57 Hyderabad: In a major blow to the Maoists, a wanted woman naxal, who allegedly masterminded deadly attacks against security forces and politicians, including the assassination of BJP MLA Bheema Mandavi in Dantewada and was underground for 26 years, was …
  • Andhra Cabinet has 11 ministers in 41-50 age group 09 Jun 2019 07:55 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The youngest member in Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy’s cabinet is 33-year-old Pamula Pushpa Sreevani and the oldest is 69-year-old Pilli Subhash Chandra Bose. While majority of the ministers in the 25-member strong …
  • Andhra Cabinet mix of experience and youth 08 Jun 2019 11:13 Amaravati, June 8 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh’s new 25-member Cabinet, which was sworn in on Saturday, is a mix of experience and youth as Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has also rewarded the loyalists. Striking a balance, Jagan Reddy has also tried to …
  • Many aspirants as Andhra CM Jagan Mohan Reddy set to expand Cabinet 01 Jun 2019 05:07 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  As Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy sets out to expand his Cabinet on June 8, now it is for the ministerial aspirants to get into his good books. With the YSRC winning an overwhelming 151 MLAs in the …
  • Will SIT report now be made public? 28 May 2019 02:00 In June 2017, the TDP government coming under pressure from various quarters, formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) headed by DIG Vineet Brijlal to inquire into the alleged land-grabbing cases in Visakhapatnam district. The SIT grabbed a lot of …
  • YSRCP government to investigate land scam 27 May 2019 01:54 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The YSRCP government will order thorough inquiry into Vizag land scam along with alleged irregularities in Amaravati land acquisition, newly-elected Anakapalle MLA Gudivada Amarnath has said. Speaking at a news …
  • YS Jagan Mohan Reddy to take oath with 15 ministers 24 May 2019 21:54 Hyderabad: YSRC president Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy’s ministers are likely take oath along with him on May 30 when he swears in as Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. Mr Reddy may induct about 15 ministers initially. Given the strength of the AP Assembly, the …
  • YSRCP set to wrest many seats from Telugu Desam in Krishna district 24 May 2019 03:11 The YSR Congress Party has wrested many seats from the TDP in Krishna district, including three Assembly constituencies represented by ministers and the Deputy Speaker. YSRCP was leading in 13 out of the 16 Assembly constituencies and Kesineni Srinivas ( …
  • After Centre’s alert, vigil upped for D-day 23 May 2019 05:09 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Following alerts from the Ministry of Home Affairs and Central Bureau of Investigation that there were chances of violence in the State on Thursday, the police were put on high alert and additional security forces were …
  • Exit polls results give rise to reverse betting 23 May 2019 00:20 Vijayawada: Punters who had bet on the Telugu Desam winning the polls are now placing “reverse bets” for a YSRC victory after the exit polls outcome was declared earlier this week. There is huge betting on hot seats like Mangalagiri, Gudivada, Mylavaram, …
  • Lok Sabha elections: Poll betting set to cross Rs 2,000 crore in Andhra! 21 May 2019 04:28 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: More than Rs 2,000 crore is expected to change hands in betting on election results on the day of counting on May 23. Stakes seem to be increasing every hour after the announcement of exit polls on Sunday evening. The …
  • 23.41 lakh to vote in gram panchayat polls in Krishna 21 May 2019 03:39 The electoral roll of Krishna district for the gram panchayat elections has over 23.41 lakh voters – 11.56 lakh male and 11.85 lakh female voters. There are 136 voters of the third gender. Collector A. Md. Imtiaz released the electoral roll for the 5th …
  • Summer specials to Hyderabad, Vizag, Kakinada 19 May 2019 04:04 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: South Central Railway (SCR) will run summer special trains between Hyderabad and Visakhapatnam and Secunderabad and Kakinada Town (via Kazipet, Rayanapadu, Bhimavaram Town) from May 23 onwards. Train no. 07461 …
  • Summer specials to Kakinada, Secunderabad , Tirupati 14 May 2019 05:30 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: South Central Railway (SCR) will run summer special trains between various destinations from Tuesday onwards to clear extra rush of passengers.Train no. 07210 Kakinada Town-Tirupati special train will depart Kakinada …
  • Kotii Reddy, the Entrepreneur with a Golden Touch 04 May 2019 09:09 Kotii reddy is known for his passion for entrepreneurship. He has a couple of startup companies based out of Hyderabad. He is always in a meeting with clients or updating on his website. This is one side of his story. Another side of the coin is different …
  • Alert keyman averts train derailment in Andhra Pradesh 27 Apr 2019 04:36 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A major accident was averted when an alert keyman noticed broken railway tracks in the way of train no. 17479 Puri-Tirupati Express and signalled it to stop near Mandavalli Railway Station in the Gudivada-Bhimavaram …
  • Vijayawada: Temperature to touch 45° Celsius 15 Apr 2019 18:31 VIJAYAWADA: As maximum temperature across Krishna district and particularly Vijayawada has already crossed the 40 Celsius mark, the government’s Real Time Governance System (RTGS) has raised an alarm, expecting mercury to cross the ‘danger’ mark. RTGS heat …
  • Summer hampers blood donation, causes shortage in Vijayawada govt hospital 15 Apr 2019 07:36 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With the city experiencing sweltering heat right in April, the blood bank of Vijayawada Government General Hospital may soon run dry, with the current stock sufficient for just a week. The hospital authorities are failing …
  • Rajahmundry: Taunted, woman ends life with kid 14 Apr 2019 01:05 Rajahmundry: A woman along with her 3-year-old daughter committed suicide by drowning in the River Godavari near Markendeya Swamy ghat here on Saturday. According to I-Town police, Kone Latha, 25, hailing from Gudivada of Krishna district and presently …
  • Hyderabad: Taunted, woman ends life with kid 13 Apr 2019 20:56 Rajahmundry: A woman along with her 3-year-old daughter committed suicide by drowning in the River Godavari near Markendeya Swamy ghat here on Saturday. According to I-Town police, Kone Latha, 25, hailing from Gudivada of Krishna district and presently …
  • Inadequate poll arrangements irk Krishna voters  12 Apr 2019 06:14 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Many people expressed their dissatisfaction over the poor polling arrangements in Krishna district, which caused severe inconvenience to them. The malfunctioning of EVMs tested the patience of voters waiting in long …
  • Rs 23 lakh unaccounted cash seized from car 10 Apr 2019 03:48 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: City police found Rs 23 lakh unaccounted cash being transported in a car while conducting a vehicle check at Auto Nagar gate on Tuesday. The seized cash was later handed over to the returning officer and a case has been …
  • Incumbent MLAs double their assets, Bonda among the richest in Krishna 08 Apr 2019 11:33 A majority of the incumbent elected representatives contesting the Assembly and Parliamentary elections in Krishna district have apparently become richer. The worth of their total family assets increased due to the addition of new movable or immovable …
  • TS boy bags 7th rank in Civil Services exam 06 Apr 2019 03:08 An Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer from Miryalaguda secured the seventh rank in the Civil Services exams, the results of which were declared on Friday. Varun Reddy Karnati secured the 7th rank, the top rank in both Telugu states, and he will be …
  • SCR to operate 53 special trains to clear summer passenger rush 05 Apr 2019 07:26 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  South Central Railway (SCR) will run 53 special trains between Secunderabad-Vijayawada-Hyderabad, Hyderabad-Srikakulam Road, Secunderabad -Narsapur, Hyderabad-Tirupati, Kakinada Town-Secunderabad and Kanpur Central- …
  • Independents can mar election fortunes of parties 01 Apr 2019 05:36 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Independents are giving nightmare to candidates of major political parties, who are locked in multi-cornered contests, though the latter are fighting hard to win the elections. According to election authorities, as many as …
  • Candidates hold rallies before filing nominations 22 Mar 2019 04:58 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A total of 49 candidates filed nominations in Krishna district on Thursday. TDP candidate Devineni Avinash, who is contesting from Gudivada constituency filed two sets of nomination at Gudivada MRO office in the …
  • Amid Holi celebrations, TDP candidates file nominations for Assembly polls 21 Mar 2019 14:53 [India], Mar 21 (ANI): Making the most of Holi celebrations, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leaders on Thursday filed their nomination papers for the ensuing Assembly polls in the state. Colorful rallies, drum beats, and dancing workers just added festive …
  • Elections take over Tollywood 20 Mar 2019 21:11 With the elections taking over, the Telugu film industry continues to remain dull this week as well. There are no noteworthy films releasing this week, and almost everybody from the industry is busy with the Andhra Pradesh elections. On Wednesday, actor …
  • Ganta Srinivasa Rao: Strategist or opportunist? 16 Mar 2019 09:31 VISAKHAPATNAM: Minister for human resources development Ganta Srinivasa Rao never seeks people’s mandate from the same constituency twice. He has contested four elections successfully and changed constituencies all the time. Winning different seats on a …
  • AP cops conduct awareness drives in low turnout areas 16 Mar 2019 06:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district police have started an awareness campaign in the rural areas to encourage the people to cast their votes in the upcoming elections. In addition to performing their regular and election duties, the police …
  • Goyal’s announcement widely hailed 28 Feb 2019 05:08 Two days before Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s scheduled visit to the city to address a public meeting, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday announced in New Delhi the formation of a separate railway zone with Visakhapatnam as its headquarters, …
  • State department allots six crime spot vehicles to district 18 Feb 2019 06:11 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district superintendent of police (SP) Sarvashresth Tripathi on Sunday flagged off six crime spots vehicles allotted to Krishna district and sent them to its sub-divisions. In order to extend help to the …
  • Special train from Kakinada Town to Secunderabad 21 Jan 2019 03:34 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: South Central Railway will operate a one-way special train between Kakinada Town to Secunderabad (via Rajahmundry, Bhimavaram Town, Rayanapadu) to clear the extra rush of passengers. The train consists of AC II tier, AC …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Four special trains to clear Sankranti rush 06 Jan 2019 05:56 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: To clear extra rush of passengers during Sankranti festival, four special trains will be run between Secunderabad and Visakhapatnam (2 services); Kakinada Port-Lingampally via Bhimavaram Town (1 service) and …
  • Coastal belt railway expansion by 2020-21 29 Dec 2018 02:06 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Expansion of the rail network between Vijayawada and the coastal belt, where the single line is being electrified and doubled, is expected to be complete by 2020-21. At present, the Vijayawada-Gudivada-Bhimavaram- …
  • Special trains to clear passenger rush during Sankranti, Bhavani Deeksha relinquishment 28 Dec 2018 04:44 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The South Central Railway will run four special trains from Hyderabad to Narasapur and Machilipatnam to Secunderabad to clear extra rush of passengers during the festive season of Sankranthi. These special trains consist …
  • Land oustees stall Gannavaram runway expansion work, demand resettlement 28 Dec 2018 03:28 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: As many as 620 plot owners of four private real estate ventures in Davajigudem village of Gannavaram mandal staged a sit-in on Wednesdaay and stalled the development works being carried out in their lands in Davajigudem. …
  • Cyclone Phethai: Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu conducts review meet, relief work underway 18 Dec 2018 14:53 Machilipatnam: A farmer tries to drain excess water from his paddy field after cyclone Phethai made landfall in Gudivada, near Machilipatnamm December 17, 2018. (PTI Photo) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu Tuesday reviewed rescue operations …
  • Vijayawada in a slump as heavy rains continue 18 Dec 2018 01:49 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Heavy rains have lashed Vijayawada city and suburban areas since Sunday night. The low-lying areas were filled with rainwater and several trees were uprooted. On Monday, a maximum rainfall of 6 cm was recorded in the …
  • Cyclone Phethai: Over 50... 17 Dec 2018 10:56 Many trains from Vijayawada to various destinations in coastal Andhra were suspended as a precautionary measure. The South Central Railway has cancelled over 50 trains in coastal Andhra Pradesh in view of severe cyclonic storm Phethai, which is set to hit …
  • Cyclone Phethai: Over 50 trains cancelled in... 17 Dec 2018 08:15 Many trains from Vijayawada to various destinations in coastal Andhra were suspended as a precautionary measure. The South Central Railway has cancelled over 50 trains in coastal Andhra Pradesh in view of severe cyclonic storm Phethai, which is set to hit …
  • Cyclone Phethai: Over 50 trains cancelled in Andhra 17 Dec 2018 07:12 Vijayawada: The South Central Railway has cancelled over 50 trains in coastal Andhra Pradesh in view of severe cyclonic storm Phethai, which is set to hit the coast near Kakinada on Monday afternoon. Many trains from Vijayawada to various destinations in …
  • Indian chef and great-grandmother who was one of world's oldest YouTubers dies at 107 06 Dec 2018 03:25 An Indian chef who shot to fame with YouTube videos of her cooking traditional food in an open field has died at the age of 107.  Great-grandmother Mastanamma, who went by a single name, was famed for her watermelon chicken curry which she prepared with …
  • Sabarimala Special Trains 01 Dec 2018 19:11 South Central Railway will run the following trains to clear extra rush of passengers during the ensuing Sabarimala festival season. Advance Reservation for these special trains from Kollam will open at 08.00 hrs tomorrow, 28th November 2018. 1)Train No. …
  • South Central Railway GM inspects Vijayawada railway division, inaugurates solar plant 21 Nov 2018 00:11 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: South Central Railway (SCR) General Manager Vinod Kumar Yadav on Tuesday conducted the annual inspection of Vijayawada division to review the progress of developmental activities being carried out in Narsapur-Bhimavaram- …
  • Andhra Pradesh State Disaster Management Authority Preliminary Report on Cyclone ‘TITLI’ Date: 11th October 2018 Time: 17:00 Hours 14 Oct 2018 06:41 Mandal Affected – 38 Mandals in Srikakulam Rainfall Status: Highest Rain recorded 42.6 cms between 0830 hours of 10th Oct 2018 to 0830 hours of 11th Oct 2018 in Booravilli at Gara (M) of Srikakulam District. Present Rainfall recorded is 12.3 cms between …
  • Cyclone Titli: 8 dead in Andhra Pradesh, one in Odisha 12 Oct 2018 05:57 AMARAVATI/BHUBANESWAR: A very severe cyclonic storm packing winds of up to 150 kmph and widespread rains hit eastern India Thursday, killing eight people in Andhra Pradesh and one in Odisha, damaging homes, uprooting trees and power lines in the two …
  • Titli pounds AP: 4,000 evacuated, 196 villages hit 12 Oct 2018 05:00 VISAKHAPATNAM: Cyclone Titli left a trail of destruction in Srikakulam and several other parts of AP and Odisha on Thursday. Over 4,500 people including 3,000 from Srikakulam and 1,500 from Vizianagaram were evacuated to safer places. A total of 196 …
  • Cyclone Titli: ‘Very severe’ cyclonic storm leaves 8 dead in Andhra, widespread damage caused 11 Oct 2018 12:46 — By PTI | Oct 11, 2018 03:44 pm Amaravati (AP): The ‘very severe’ cyclonic storm, ‘Titli‘, left eight people dead, besides causing widespread damage in Srikakulam and Vizianagaram districts of north coastal Andhra Pradesh Thursday, the State Disaster …
  • Deaths, Outage As Cyclone Titli Hits Andhra Pradesh 11 Oct 2018 12:30 Cyclone Titli: Several flights and train services between Andhra and Odisha.have been affected. Amaravati: The "very severe" cyclonic storm, "Titli", left eightpeople dead, besides causing widespread damage in Srikakulam and …
  • 8 dead as Cyclone Titli hits Andhra Pradesh, Odisha 11 Oct 2018 11:09 The “very severe” cyclonic storm, “Titli”, left eight people dead, besides causing widespread damage in Srikakulam and Vizianagaram districts of north coastal Andhra Pradesh on Thursday, the State Disaster Management Authority said. IMAGE: People make …
  • Cyclone 'Titli' leaves eight dead in Andhra Pradesh, causes widespread damage 11 Oct 2018 10:56 AMARAVATI: The "very severe" cyclonic storm, "Titli", left eight people dead, besides causing widespread damage in Srikakulam and Vizianagaram districts of north coastal Andhra Pradesh Thursday, the State Disaster Management Authority ( …
  • South Central Railway to run four Suvidha special trains from Oct 18 to clear passenger rush 06 Oct 2018 01:38 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In order to clear extra passenger rush, the South Central Railway (SCR) will run four Suvidha special train services between Hyderabad and Kakinada Town from October 18. The SCR also announced 10 weekly Tatkal Express …
  • Amazon promises shoppers faster deliveries this festival season 28 Sep 2018 15:39 Online shopping giant Amazon is all out to wow Indian shoppers with speedy, faster product deliveries during the ‘Great Indian Festival’ sale next month. The e-commerce company will not only deliver but also install large appliances such as TVs, …
  • Inter student ends life, kin cry foul 26 Sep 2018 02:15 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A first-year Inter student of a private junior college in Nidamanuru allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself to the ceiling of his hostel room. Though the college management said that he committed suicide, the boy …
  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: Van Buren regroups, knocks off West 19 Sep 2018 13:50 CENTERTON -- Van Buren's hopes of remaining near the top of the 6A-West Conference volleyball standings took a wrong turn Tuesday night when it dropped the first set against Bentonville West. The Lady Pointers didn't need long to regroup and put …
  • 193 pension cases in Andhra Pradesh pending under new rule 19 Sep 2018 02:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   As many as ‘193 pension cases’ are pending in the courts across the State and 250 people from Krishna, Guntur, Prakasam, East Godavari and West Godavari districts showed up in the pension adalat in Tummalapalli …
  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: Bentonville West holds off Rogers Heritage in five sets 14 Sep 2018 13:54 ROGERS -- Bentonville West may not have been at full strength, but the Lady Wolverines still found a way earn a victory Thursday night at War Eagle Arena. Sophomore Emerson Traweek put down a match-high 19 kills to help West claim a hard-fought 3-2 win (25 …
  • Transport officials to crack whip on expired learner’s licence users 09 Sep 2018 01:34 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Though the officials of Road Transport Authority (RTA) are organising LLR  melas across Krishna district, it seems that they have failed in sensitising vehicle users on the need to avail driving licence after the expiry …
  • Harikrishna did 13 films and got a Nandi Award 30 Aug 2018 23:06 Harikrishna acted in only 13 films, including three as a child artiste. However, his acting prowess won him a Nandi Award for Best Character Actor in the year 2002 for the film Lahiri Lahiri Lahirilo. Interestingly, his co-star Bhanupriya also won an award …
  • Paddy fields inundated in Krishnagiri district 21 Aug 2018 02:15 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With heavy rains lashing the district for the last three days, several streams are flowing at danger level since Sunday night paralysing normal life. Roads in several mandals like Nandigama, Mylavaram, Kanchikacherla, …
  • Heavy Rain lashes Vijayawada, low-lying areas inundated; TPA demands pothole-free roads 20 Aug 2018 02:27 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With rains lashing the city for the past few days, potholes dot several roads causing inconvenience to the motorists and pedestrians alike. Due to continuous rainfall since Saturday night, the majority of the roads in …
  • PREP VOLLEYBALL REPORT 19 Aug 2018 13:47 Fayetteville no longer has two of the best players to ever play on one team in Arkansas, but the Lady Bulldogs are far from being void of talent and experience. Haley Warner and Ella May Powell were high school All-Americans who led Fayetteville to three …
  • Centre backstabbed Andhra Pradesh by denying its due, alleges CM N Chandrababu Naidu 01 Aug 2018 02:08 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  Coming down heavily on the Modi government, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu alleged that the BJP-led NDA regime was playing with the lives of people of Andhra Pradesh. Speaking at a public meeting organised after …
  • Anti-Corruption Bureau seizes Rs1 lakh in raids on Road Transport Authority office 28 Jul 2018 01:49 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials carried out surprise checks at the Gudivada Road Transport Authority (RTA) office on Friday and found that 14 agents (mediators) in its licence issuing room and on the office …
  • Mobile repair training helping youth eke out a living 21 Jul 2018 10:05 Venkateswara Rao, a differently-abled person, till sometime back used to struggle to eke out a living and was dependent on his parents even for his pocket money. Now, he is a proud owner of a mobile phone shop-cum-service centre, thanks to the training he …
  • Passport printing to start at Vijayawada RPO soon 08 Jun 2018 00:44 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The passport printing, dispatching and other related services are going to be available at the Regional Passport Office, Vijayawada, in the next 3-4 months. The RPO, which started its operations in Vijayawada in  April …
  • NTR's 95th birth anniversary: Balakrishna announces biopic release date; CBN demands Bharat Ratna 28 May 2018 14:40 Nara Chandrababu Naidu and BalakrishnaFacebook Nandamuri Balakrishna has announced the release date of his late father NT Rama Rao aka NTR's biopic on his 95th birth anniversary, while Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu (CBN) demanded …
  • Boys volleyball: Boys volleyball: Special seasons end for Hersey, Palatine 26 May 2018 04:27 The exceptional two-year run by the Hersey boys volleyball team ended Friday night in Glenview. The last 2 seasons have been first-rate for the Huskies, as they won the Mid-Suburban East each year, were victorious in regionals and sectionals and advanced …
  • Elaborate security arrangements for TDP’s annual conclave in Vijayawada 26 May 2018 00:02 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Ahead of the Telugu Desam Party’s (TDP) Mahanadu at Siddhartha Engineering College ground in Kanuru village, the Vijayawada city police have enforced traffic diversions in the city for three days starting from Sunday. …
  • YSRCP bid to ‘purify’ TDP meet venue foiled 24 May 2018 04:38 YSRCP leaders who were on their way to the A.U. Engineering College grounds to ‘purify’ the venue where the ‘Dharma Porata Deeksha’ of the TDP was held, were taken into preventive custody on Wednesday morning. The YSRCP announced its plan on Tuesday itself …
  • Raid on Vijayawada fruit market: Rampant use of illegal chemicals found 12 May 2018 01:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  As strict ban was imposed on using calcium carbide to artificially ripen mangoes, the fruit vendors at Kedareswararaopet fruit market in the city have opted to use ethylene sachets, which they get from China and other …
  • Artificial ripening of mangoes: Crackdown on traders in Vijayawada 10 May 2018 02:25 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Officials of Food Safety Department and Vigilance and Enforcement (V&E) have jointly cracked a whip on errant fruit vendors who were found using banned calcium carbide powder for artificial ripening of mangoes in …
  • Chandrababu Naidu shedding crocodile tears for women, says YS Jaganmohan Reddy 08 May 2018 01:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:Leader of the Opposition YS Jaganmohan Reddy has dismissed Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu’s rallies and meetings condemning sexual assaults against women as a drama with an eye on elections scheduled to be held next …
  • YS Jaganmohan Reddy promises advocates’ welfare fund 07 May 2018 01:15 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  YSR Congress president YS Jaganmohan Reddy has assured the legal fraternity in the State that he will set up a Rs 100-crore Advocates Welfare Fund like the one in Telangana if his party is voted to power. Interacting …
  • Dried up Kolleru Lake leaves Andhra Pradesh villagers high and dry 04 May 2018 01:29 Express News Service ELURU: Depleting water levels in Kolleru lake spread over West Godavari and Krishna districts has been creating panic among the agrarian and fishermen communities. The drought-like situation is also worrying environmentalists. Kolleru, …
  • Vijayawada institutes offer big discounts on IT courses 14 Apr 2018 02:40 VIJAYAWADA: City coaching institutes, which train students in various computer languages and software tools, are partnering with educational organisations to keep the young mass from going to Hyderabad and other major cities for training. As such, these …
  • Why politicians contest two seats, why EC wants to limit them to one 08 Apr 2018 20:26 Written by Pradeep Kaushal | New Delhi | Published: April 9, 2018 12:21:29 am PM Modi during the 2014 general election had contested from two seats one in his home state of Gujarat another in Uttar Pradesh. (Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal) When BJP prime …
  • Dowry demand pushes woman to end life 07 Apr 2018 01:55 VIJAYAWADA: Unable to bear with repeated dowry harassments from her husband and in-laws, a mother of two hung herself to death at Vyvaaka village under Mudinepalli police station limits on Thursday late night. The deceased, Vegisetty Prasanthi (28), hailed …
  • 150 minors rescued in raids to curb child labour in Krishna district 27 Mar 2018 00:25 In the ongoing raids that kicked-off on February 23, the officials observed that child labour issue is rampant in city and most of the rescued kids were school dropouts. VIJAYAWADA:  In what could be perceived as a major push to eradicate child labour, …
  • Woman falls off moving train, dies 22 Mar 2018 01:42 Image used for representational purpose VIJAYAWADA: A woman died after she fell off a moving train while attempting to open one of its doors near Ramavarappadu railway station on Wednesday. The deceased, Muduluri Mamatha (35), was identified as a resident …
  • Vijayawada: Police arrest one for elderly couple murder 20 Mar 2018 02:03 Image used for representational purpose VIJAYAWADA:  The Gudivada police achieved a breakthrough in the sensational murder of an elderly couple in Gudivada on Saturday with the arrest of an accused in Chennai. The first clue, cops said, was that the …
  • AP viral fever cases on rise, 404 treated in 2018 20 Mar 2018 02:03 VIJAYAWADA: Cases of common viral fever have been on the rise in different parts of Krishna district in the last one week, a source in the health department said. Most of the fever cases were reported from urban areas of Vijayawada and rural parts of …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Elderly couple found murdered in Krishna 17 Mar 2018 17:16 VIJAYAWADA: An elderly couple was found murdered inside their house at Gudivada in Krishna district. The bodies of one Boppana Sai Chowdary (72) and his wife Nagamani (67) were found in pool of blood at their house in Rajendra Nagar. Chowdary owned a rice …
  • Waste-to-compost, the new buzzword of government 14 Mar 2018 02:47 VIJAYAWADA: Owing to poor response from the investors, the State government, which had planned to commission waste-to-energy plants in certain urban local bodies (ULBs), is now in the process of setting up waste-to-compost units. The Swachha Andhra …
  • Black Kadak chicken, a new fad among Andhra Pradesh's city residents 13 Mar 2018 02:55 VIJAYAWADA:  You have given up red meat because you are conscious about your health. You don’t want the cholesterol level in your blood to increase. Some suggested chicken to you. You are in two minds now. You may try black chicken! Kadaknath or black …
  • Drunk man climbs atop EMU train, electrocuted 22 Feb 2018 00:30 EMU trains| Express Photo by Martin Louis. CHENNAI: A 29-year-old man was electrocuted when he touched a high-voltage overhead electrical line on the roof of an EMU train at the Chennai Beach station. The deceased was identified as G Srikanth, a native of …
  • Sujatha Gidla, author of Ants Among Elephants: My book wouldn’t stand a chance in India 11 Feb 2018 10:54 Sujatha Gidla sounds annoyed. I discover a day later that this may be because she has clarified and re-clarified the statement she had made at the Jaipur Literature Festival late last month regarding Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. She was quoted as calling ‘ …
  • Vijayawada: Four held, valuables worth Rs 18 lakh recovered 02 Feb 2018 01:36 VIJAYAWADA: The Central Crime Station (CCS) police nabbed a four-member inter-district criminal gang and recovered gold ornaments and other valuables worth Rs 18 lakh from the accused. Disclosing the details to the media at his chamber here on Thursday, …
  • 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- …
  • LIC Assistant Recruitment 2019 process for 8500 posts begins @licindia.in 17 Sep 2019 04:50 Sl No. Zone Division State Phase-I: Preliminary Examination / Phase-II : Main Examination : 1 CENTRAL ZONE Bhopal Madhya Pradesh BHOPAL 2 CENTRAL ZONE Bilaspur Chhattisgarh BILASPUR (CHHATTISGARH) 3 CENTRAL ZONE GWALIOR Madhya Pradesh GWALIOR 4 CENTRAL …
  • 194 petitions received at Spandana 17 Sep 2019 04:07 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: As many as 194 petitions were received at Spandana, the public grievance redressal platform, held at the city police commissioner’s office in Vijayawada and SP office in Machilipatnam on Monday. Interacting directly with …
  • Drives to reduce mishap fatalities on Andhra Pradesh's vital roads 06 Sep 2019 03:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Owing to the rising number of road accidents in Krishna district, the transport department and police personnel have been conducting special drives to reduce the number of mishaps, especially on vital roads such as …
  • Andhra Bank merger proposal unites leaders, people in Andhra Pradesh 05 Sep 2019 21:45 VIJAYAWADA: The end of the road for the 96-year old Andhra Bank as proposed by the Centre is not going down well with the people of AP.  The ruling YSR Congress, opposition Telugu Desam, Congress and Communist parties and several other organisations are …
  • Andhra cabinet endorses junking of Polavaram Hydel Project 05 Sep 2019 06:22 Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh Cabinet on Wednesday approved the government’s decision to cancel the Polavaram Hydel Power Project contract awarded to Navayuga Engineering worth Rs 3,216 crore even as the high court had suspended the government’s decision …
  • AP govt takes back land for Machilipatnam port 05 Sep 2019 04:45
  • AP cabinet wants Centre to retain name of Andhra Bank Amaravati 04 Sep 2019 15:05 The Andhra Pradesh Cabinet on Wednesday demanded that the Centre retain the name of Andhra Bank, in the wake of the move to merge it with Union Bank of India and Corporation Bank. The cabinet passed a resolution in this regard as ministers denounced the …
  • Andhra Pradesh Cabinet cancels Rs 3,216 crore worth Polavaram Hydel Power Project 04 Sep 2019 08:41 By IANS AMARAVATHI: The Andhra Pradesh Cabinet on Wednesday cancelled the Rs 3,216.11 crore worth Polavaram Hydel Power Project contract and called for new tenders in the reverse tendering process. Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy chaired the meeting …
  • After ‘Hyderabad’, now ‘Andhra’ to slip into banking history 01 Sep 2019 09:30 Hyderabad, Sep 1 (IANS) After Hyderabad, it is now the turn of Andhra Pradesh to disappear from the list of public sector banks, depriving both Telugu states of their identity in the banking sector. Two years after State Bank of Hyderabad became history …
  • Resentment on Merger of Andhra Bank 01 Sep 2019 06:26 Hyderabad: Andhra Bank account holders and concerned citizens have expressed resentment over the merger of Andhra Bank into other banks. Andhra Bank was the representative of Telugu Culture and a symbol of pride for the Telugu speaking people. YSRCP MP …
  • Andhra Bank set to walk into history in Machilipatnam 01 Sep 2019 03:49 On a bustling Saturday morning, the staff at Andhra Bank Founder’s Branch in Machilipatnam was seen consoled by rare visitors over the merger of the bank with the Union Bank of India — mostly elderly people who had shared a distinctive association as …
  • YSRCP, Congress oppose Andhra Bank’s merger 31 Aug 2019 17:38 Amaravati, Aug 31 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh’s ruling YSR Congress Party and opposition Congress have taken exception to the Centre’s decision to merge Andhra Bank with two other banks, saying it amounts to hurting the sentiments of the Telugu people. They …
  • Half of merging banks had ‘foreign’ origins 30 Aug 2019 23:22 [email protected] Mumbai: While the big bang merger will bring in much needed economies of scale in the operations of some of the smaller banks, it will also result in erasing the identity of six banks, some of which are more than a century old. …
  • CM Jagan planning four capitals for Andhra: BJP MP 27 Aug 2019 04:34 Image Source : PTI Andhra CM Jagan Mohan Reddy Adding a new twist to the ongoing row over future of Andhra Pradesh capital Amaravati, a BJP MP said Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy may go for four capitals. Rajya Sabha member T.G. Venkatesh claimed …
  • Rainfall to continue in Krishna district for next two days 22 Aug 2019 02:51 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Heavy rains accompanied by gusty winds lashed Krishna district on Wednesday, with Gannavaram Mandal recording over 83 mm of rainfall. Lightning struck the Tahsildar’s office in Bapulapadu Mandal in the afternoon. Power …
  • APSRTC bus takes one life in Vijayawada 22 Aug 2019 02:51 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A man died on-the-spot when an APSRTC bus hit him while crossing the road at Machilipatnam Chilakalapudi circle on Wednesday. According to Chilakalapudi police, at 10 am in the morning, the deceased Ravindra (45), a …
  • Rajnath Singh to perform ground-breaking ceremony of Missile Test Range Centre in Andhra Pradesh 19 Aug 2019 23:17 PTI| Aug 19, 2019, 11.32 PM IST PTI Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh MACHILIPATNAM: Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will perform the ground-breaking ceremony for the Missile Test Range Centre on August 26 at Gullamoda village in Andhra Pradesh…
  • Adani Group likely to acquire 72% stake in Andhra's Krishnapatnam Port 19 Aug 2019 11:18 The Adani Group is likely to acquire a 72 per cent stake in Krishnapatnam Port Company Limited (KPCL), the operator of Krishnapatnam deep water sea port in Andhra Pradesh. The two parties have signed a confidentiality agreement in this connection. …
  • Andhra faces uphill task to foot the bill for freebies 16 Aug 2019 09:12 Hyderabad, Aug 16 (IANS) With the series of sops announced during last two-and-half months needing a whopping Rs 50,000 crore, YSR Congress government in Andhra Pradesh faces an uphill task of raising the additional resources. With the resource gap already …
  • Awareness drive on snakebites takes place in Vijayawada 14 Aug 2019 02:04 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  In order to create awareness on snake bites and first aid techniques, Friends of Snake Society, along with the officials of the Police, Forest and Health departments, conducted an awareness session in Avanigadda mandal …
  • Applications invited from schedule caste law graduates for training 14 Aug 2019 02:04 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The district Social Welfare department has invited applications from eligible Law graduates from candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC) for training in the scheme of administration for justice for 2019-20. A …
  • More Krishna inflows raise Prakasam district farmers’ hopes 13 Aug 2019 03:22 By Express News Service ONGOLE:  Prakasam district is expected to get more Krishna water, in addition to 5 tmc as was agreed upon earlier, from Nagarjuna Sagar project right canal for irrigation and drinking purposes, as the river continues to get heavy …
  • Jagan Mohan Reddy cancels YSR's pick for Machilipatnam port 09 Aug 2019 01:16 VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday cancelled the concession agreement with Navayuga to build the proposed Machilipatnam port. The government had earlier removed Navayuga from the Polavaram project.   The government asked the Krishna …
  • Andhra cancels agreement for Machilipatnam port 08 Aug 2019 21:05 Amaravati, Aug 9 (IANS) In another major decision, Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday cancelled the concession agreement for development of Machilipatnam port. The state government issued an order, resuming 412 acres of land which was given on lease. …
  • Will complete Polavaram in two years, asserts Minister 04 Aug 2019 06:01 Minister for Irrigation P. Anil Kumar has asserted that the Polavaram project will be completed at any cost in two years. Denying media reports that the project works had been deliberately delayed, he told mediapersons here on Saturday that no works could …
  • Andhra gang cheats in pretext of selling rice puller, magical attractor; arrested 30 Jul 2019 08:11 Krishna: Machilipatnam Central Crime Station (CCS) police has arrested a gang of ten persons involved in cheating people in the name of 'rice pulling'. The police team led by CCS SI Mohammad Habib Basha and Machilipatnam SI Rajesh arrested the gang …
  • Andhra gang loots by selling 'rice pulling' machine, magical attractor, arrested 30 Jul 2019 08:04 The gang is also accused of having stolen the golden 'kalash' from Shiva temple. Krishna: Machilipatnam Central Crime Station (CCS) police has arrested a gang of ten persons involved in cheating people in the name of 'rice pulling'. The …
  • No plan to hand over Machilipatnam port to Telangana: YSRC MLA Ambati Rambabu 30 Jul 2019 01:58 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: YSRC MLA Ambati Rambabu has refuted allegations made by TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu and his son Nara Lokesh that the State government is trying to hand over Machilipatnam port to the Telangana government. “It is a …
  • Naidu alleges move to hand over Bandar Port to Telangana 29 Jul 2019 18:13 Amaravati, July 29 (IANS) Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Monday alleged that the state government was trying to handover the Machilipatnam port to Telangana, but the ruling YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) dismissed the allegation. …
  • Hyderabad hub for US-India def ties: Katherine Hadda 24 Jul 2019 21:49 Hyderabad: Hyderabad is an emerging hub for US aerospace manufacturing units including those with ties to the US military. Speaking exclusively to Deccan Chronicle on the growing defence trade, US Consulate General Katherine Hadda said, “The part that is …
  • Anganwadi worker accuses Transport Minister Perni Venkataramaiah of sexual harassment 14 Jul 2019 08:36 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   Accusing Machilipatnam MLA and Transport Minister Perni Venkataramaiah (Nani) of harassment, a 40-year-old Dalit woman who is an Anganwadi worker and Aasha supervisor, attempted suicide by consuming poison in …
  • Asha worker attempts suicide, alleges harassment by minister 14 Jul 2019 07:16 By PTI MACHLIPATNAM: An Asha worker attempted to commit suicide by consuming some tablets alleging harassment by Andhra Pradesh minister for Transport and Information and PR Perni Venkataramaiah (Nani) and his supporters, police said Saturday. J Jaya …
  • Asha Worker Commits Suicide, Alleges Harassment By Andhra Minister 13 Jul 2019 22:42 A case has been registered in Inaguduru police station of Machilipatnam town, police said. Machilipatnam: An Asha worker attempted to commit suicide by consuming some tablets alleging harassment by Andhra Pradesh Transport minister and local MLA Perni …
  • 13-year-old girl raped by cousin in Andhra Pradesh 11 Jul 2019 04:59 Machilipatnam: A 13-year-old girl was allegedly raped and impregnated by her cousin in Machilipatnam town of Krishna district in Andhra Pradesh, police said Wednesday. The incident came to light Wednesday evening after Integrated Child Development Services …
  • 13-Year-Old Girl Allegedly Raped By Cousin In Andhra Pradesh 10 Jul 2019 23:17 Accused Mohan Kumar has been detained for questioning, police said (Representational) Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh: A 13-year-old girl was allegedly raped and impregnated by her cousin in Machilipatnam town of Krishna district in Andhra Pradesh, the …
  • Krishna: Forest dept recovers 50 iguanas 08 Jul 2019 11:13 Category: India Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: Jul 08, 2019, 3:28 pm IST Updated: Jul 08, 2019, 3:28 pm IST Krishna: Around 50 iguanas were recovered by Forest department officials on Monday from a person in Machilipatnam fish market. The iguanas were …
  • Bank Cashier Arrested For Stealing 2 Kg Gold, Rs 25 Lakh Cash 08 Jul 2019 00:29 A complaint was lodged by the State Bank of India Paritala Branch Manager on May 28 (Representational) Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh: A bank cashier was arrested on Sunday in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district allegedly after the recovery of 2 kg gold …
  • CIBA scientists advocate crop holiday to reduce shrimp mortality rate 03 Jul 2019 07:58 The Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (CIBA-Chennai) scientists on Tuesday advocated crop holiday and micro-level focus on water parameters to bring down the mortality rate of shrimp due to ‘White Spot Syndrome (WSS)’. The group of Principal …
  • Spandana disappoints this leprosy patient who needs doctor certificate 02 Jul 2019 05:32 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Ragula Venkanna (54) of Krishna Lanka in the city attended the Spandana programme on Monday with a hope of getting a doctor certificate to avail of welfare benefits for the disabled. After entering the premises of Sub- …
  • IAF soldier’s last rites performed in Vijayawada 29 Jun 2019 06:47 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The last rites of a 23-year-old leading aircraftman (LAC) of the Indian Air Force (IAF), P Lavanya Prakash were performed in Machilipatnam on Friday afternoon. Prakash’s body reached the Gannavaram airport around 7 am …
  • Andhra Pradesh: One rescued, another feared drowned in Manginapudi beach 24 Jun 2019 09:37 [India], Jun 07 (ANI): Two brothers got caught in the current at Manginapudi beach in Machilipatnam in Krishna district, after which one of them was rescued while the other one remains missing. The brothers were identified as V Sai Gopal (18) and V Hemant …
  • Andhra Pradesh to blame for delay in railway line project, says, Piyush Goyal 22 Jun 2019 05:29 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal clarified that delay in execution of works on Machilipatnam-Vijayawada railway line was due to the State government’s failure to deposit its share of the project cost of `306 crore.   …
  • Raids unearth violations in seed processing units 18 Jun 2019 11:01 Officials of the Vigilance and Enforcement (V&E) conducted raids on seed processing units in East Godavari district on Monday and seized stocks worth about ₹1.70 crore for various violations. The V&E teams inspected Vivekananda Seeds at Anaparthi …
  • Dilip Buildcon Ltd receives provisional completion certificate for section of NH-9 17 Jun 2019 06:49 Dilip Buildcon Ltd has announced that, the project 'Four Laning of NH-9 from Vijayawada - Machilipatnam section from Km 0.000 to Km 63.800 (Approx Length 64.611 Km) in the State of Andhra Pradesh under NHDP Phase - III to be executed under EPC mode.…
  • Monsoon to hit Andhra Pradesh only by June 16: IMD 14 Jun 2019 06:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Met department has predicted that southwest monsoon is likely to reach the State only after June 16. As per the IMD forecast, districts of Coastal Andhra Pradesh are likely to witness both thunderstorms and heatwave …
  • Plaque of former Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu vandalised 11 Jun 2019 08:37 Security has been beefed up in the area to maintain law and order situation, police informed. Machilipatnam: Tension gripped the Zilla Parishad office premises here after some unidentified persons allegedly vandalised a plaque carrying the name of former …
  • Bharat Electronics Limited announces Performance Highlights of 2018-19 03 Jun 2019 05:21 Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has recorded a turnover of Rs. 11,789 Crores (audited) during the Financial Year 2018-19, registering a growth of 17% over the previous year turnover of Rs. 10,085 Crores. The Profit Before Tax for FY …
  • Power use around Vijayawada doubles 03 Jun 2019 04:26 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Power use in Krishna district has nearly doubled this summer, according to AP Transco. As against the average daily use of 600 MW, daily average energy consumption has risen to 1,004 MW this summer. AP Transco SE K …
  • 150 Kg Ganja Seized In Andhra Pradesh's Krishna District, 2 Arrested 28 May 2019 10:45 The Nandivada police registered a case and the vehicle along with the seized contraband. Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh: The Krishna district police Monday seized 150 kg ganja, worth Rs 20 lakh, and arrested two person while they were allegedly smuggling …
  • Officials’ apathy delays salaries of VMC staffers through treasury 27 May 2019 03:10 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Despite the State government giving its nod to payment of salaries to the staff of Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) through the treasury by passing Government Order 010, officials’ apathy in preparing the budget …
  • Andhra Pradesh Lok Sabha Results 2019: Full list of winners 26 May 2019 03:14 Image Source : PTI Y S Jaganmohan Reddy The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was on Thursday set to retain power for another five years after making a sweep of the Lok Sabha battle and mauling the opposition. So stunning …
  • YSRC wave in AP fails to garner votes for Potluri Veera Prasad 24 May 2019 21:55 Vijayawada: Potluri Veera Prasad, a business magnate popularly known as PVP, lost the Vijayawada Lok Sabha seat despite the huge swing in favour of the YSR Congress in Vijayawada. The seat is very important in AP politics as it is related to the state’s …
  • 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 ( …
  • Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Full list of winners 23 May 2019 19:06 State Constituencies Leading/Winning Candidates Party Andaman and Nicobar Andaman and Nicobar Islands VISHAL JOLLY BJP Andhra Pradesh Araku GODDETI MADHAVI YSRCP   Srikakulam Kinjarapu Ram Mohan Naidu     Vizianagaram       Visakhapatnam       …
  • General election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 12:04 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2019 GODAM NAGESH Leading TRS 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2019 SATYAPAL SINGH BAGHEL Leading BJP 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2019 SUJAY RADHAKRISHNA VIKHE …
  • 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 …
  • India general election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 02:20 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2014 GANDHI DILIPKUMAR MANSUKHLAL BJP Ahmedabad East 2014 PARESH RAWAL BJP Ahmedabad West 2014 DR. …
  • 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 …
  • Vijayawada: ‘Harassed by financier’, youth commits suicide 19 May 2019 22:54 Vijayawada: A youth committed suicide in a church 'unable to bear the harassment' by a financier. However, the incident came to light after final rites of the victim. The victim, Topula Bhanuprakash, 26, of Machilipatnam, even filmed how he …
  • Andhra man makes video before committing suicide 19 May 2019 16:26 Amaravati: One person on Sunday allegedly committed suicide in a church in Machilipatnam town here. The matter has come to light after his friends claimed to have found a mobile phone in which the deceased reportedly recorded a video of himself explaining …
  • Hired bus drivers stage protest, refuse to carry excess passengers 17 May 2019 04:45 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Passengers commuting from Machilipatnam to various parts of Krishna district faced a harrowing time on Thursday morning after the hired bus drivers of State Road Transport Corporation (RTC) staged a protest at …
  • Coach Of Passenger Train Derails After Hitting Buffalo In Andhra Pradesh 15 May 2019 00:54 No other train services were affected due to the derailment as it is a single line. Machilipatnam: A coach of a passenger train derailed near the Vadlamannadu railway station in Andhra Pradesh after hitting a buffalo on Tuesday evening, an official said. …
  • Andhra: Coach of passenger train derails 14 May 2019 22:22 [India], May 15 (ANI): A coach of Vijayawada-Machilipatnam DEMU passenger train derailed near Vadlamannadu Halt Railway Station after the train ran over cattle on Tuesday. The incident took place at around 6:35 pm. No casualties have been reported. The …
  • People turn up in large numbers, clear waste from Krishna canals 14 May 2019 03:27 Hundreds of local residents, officials and representatives of civil society on Monday joined hands and collected plastic waste from three major canals of River Krishna at 14 selected places, including Manginapudi beach. The call, given by Krishna Collector …
  • Effluents released by shrimp firms pose risk to marine life 12 May 2019 02:47 Bhimavaram-based shrimp export companies have made the Gilakaladindi harbour their home for dressing and skinning of the shrimp production, letting huge quantity of untreated water into the Bandar Reserve Forest (BRF), threatening the breeding of marine …
  • Unscheduled track work delays trains from Bengaluru 12 May 2019 02:18 Express News Service BENGALURU: After an hour’s block was announced on railway tracks to carry out maintenance work along the Bengaluru-Dharmavaram section, the blockage was extended by an additional two hours, upsetting train schedules along the route.  …
  • Find out how IMD tracked cyclone Fani from its formation to landfall 06 May 2019 13:29 Image Source : PTI A bird’s eye view of the destruction caused by Cyclone Fani Thirteen days before cyclone 'Fani' hit the Odisha coast, the IMD had an indication that the low pressure in the Bay of Bengal and the Equatorial Indian Ocean could …
  • From its formation to landfall, how IMD tracked cyclone ‘Fani’ 06 May 2019 11:39 The IMD and other institutes of the Ministry of Earth Sciences ran data through 10 specialised weather models. Thirteen days before cyclone ‘Fani’ hit the Odisha coast, the IMD had an indication that the low pressure in the Bay of Bengal and the Equatorial …
  • Cyclone Fani Live Updates: Storm to move northeastwards from Odisha, 'sabdhane theko' West Bengal 03 May 2019 13:54 May 03, 2019 7:18 PM (IST) Heavy rainfall in West Bengal As Cyclone Fani has started inching towards West Bengal, parts of the state are experiencing heavy rainfall and strong winds. West Bengal: Visuals of heavy rainfall and strong winds from Digha. # …
  • Cyclone Fani Live Updates: AIIMS hospital in Bhubaneswar suffers extensive damage 03 May 2019 11:25 May 03, 2019 4:47 PM (IST) Do's and Don't before during and after a cyclonic storm Safety is paramount while dealing with cyclonic conditions. Instructions below have been published by Government of India in public interest. Please go through them …
  • AP gears up to meet any eventuality as cyclone-induced rains lash 03 May 2019 05:33 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Coastal areas of the three north Coastal Districts of Andhra Pradesh started received rains induced by extremely severe cyclone Fani even as the state government had put the administration of the three districts on an …
  • 102 trains cancelled, 3 special trains put in service to ferry stranded tourists 03 May 2019 04:26 Representational Image A massive operation was launched in Odisha on Thursday to evacuate over eight lakh people from low-lying coastal areas as the extremely severe cyclonic storm 'Fani' moved closer to the eastern coast.   The extremely severe …
  • Cyclone Fani: Odisha Begins Evacuating Over 8 Lakh People 02 May 2019 21:48 BHUBANESHWAR — A massive operation was launched in Odisha on Thursday to evacuate over 8 lakh people from low-lying coastal areas as the extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani moved closer to the eastern coast, officials said. As per the latest bulletin of …
  • 'Fani' slows down a bit off AP coast, on course towards Odisha 02 May 2019 11:41 Cyclone 'Fani' has slowed down a bit on its onward journey off the Andhra Pradesh coast around noon on Thursday and is taking its own time to push itself beyond Visakhapatnam.   But it has taken the turn to the North-North-East, India Met …
  • WB: NDRF, panchayat, local bodies meet to discuss Fani preparedness in Medinipur dist 02 May 2019 09:49 Digha (West Bengal) [India], May 2 (ANI): A meeting was held here on Thursday among the members of Padima 1 village panchayat in Medinipur district to discuss preparedness in the wake of cyclonic storm Fani, which is expected to hit the coastal regions of …
  • Cyclone Fani update: Cyclone 'alert' upgraded to 'warning' for coasts 02 May 2019 09:10 Extremely severe cyclone 'Fani' had reached within 200 km of Visakhapatnam at 11.30 am after cruising along at a speed of 21 km/h on Thursday morning. The cyclone, with a clearly defined eye that represents its strength and the intensity, was …
  • Massive evacuation ops underway in Odisha ahead of Cyclone Fani 02 May 2019 07:37 According to the SRC, the evacuation of eight lakh people is the largest-ever evacuation operation in the country. Bhubaneswar: A massive operation was launched in Odisha Thursday to evacuate over eight lakh people from low-lying coastal areas as the …
  • Cyclone Fani: North AP, Odisha coasts on high wind alert; to hit Puri by Friday 02 May 2019 05:01   Extremely severe cyclone 'Fani' lay over West-Central Bay of Bengal about 450 km South-South-West of Puri, 230 km South-South-East of Visakhapatnam, and 650 km South-South-West of Digha (West Bengal) at 5.30 am on Thursday morning. 'Fani' …
  • India: India: Cyclone Fani Emergency Plan of Action (EPoA) DREF n° MDRIN022 01 May 2019 19:36 Description of the disaster According to the latest information provided by India Meteorological Department (IMD), as of 30 April 2019, the Severe Cyclonic Storm “FANI‟ (pronounced as ‘FONI’) over Southeast & adjoining Southwest Bay of Bengal moved …
  • Cyclone Fani: Red alert sounded in Srikakulam district 01 May 2019 15:39 As many as 11 mandals along the Bay of Bengal coast in Srikakulam are expected to bear the brunt of Fani. Amaravati: A red alert has been sounded in Srikakulam district of north coastal Andhra Pradesh Wednesday as heavy rains with winds gusting up to 120 …
  • Cyclone Fani: Navy prepares ships, aircraft to deal with emergency 30 Apr 2019 14:21 Image As Fani intensifies into a severe cyclonic storm, Eastern Naval CD, on Tuesday, assumed a high degree of readiness to render necessary humanitarian assistance. Ships are embarked with additional divers, doctors, inflatable rubber boats and relief …
  • North coastal regions of Andhra Pradesh braces for cyclone Fani 30 Apr 2019 14:04 Amaravati: With the severe cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ in the Bay of Bengal likely to have an impact on north coastal Andhra Pradesh, the state administration was gearing up to prevent loss of life and minimise property damages. The forecast that the cyclone may …
  • North coastal Andhra braces for ‘Fani’ impact 30 Apr 2019 12:46 Amaravati, April 30 (IANS) With the severe cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ in the Bay of Bengal likely to have an impact on north coastal Andhra Pradesh, the state administration was gearing up to prevent loss of life and minimise property damages. The forecast that …
  • Cyclone Fani May Intensify Further Today, Navy On High Alert: 10 Points 30 Apr 2019 03:36 Cyclone Fani: Coastal Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu are on high alert. (File) New Delhi:  The Navy is on high alert as Cyclone Fani, that is nearing coastal Odisha, intensified into a "severe cyclonic storm" last evening. It could …
  • Cyclone ‘Fani’ may head towards north coastal Andhra 29 Apr 2019 07:53 Visakhapatnam, April 29 (IANS) Cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ in southeast Bay of Bengal is likely to turn severe on Monday and intensify further into a “very severe” cyclonic storm on Tuesday before heading towards north coastal Andhra and Odisha coast, the Indian …
  • Officials gear up to meet ‘Fani’ threat 29 Apr 2019 05:08 The possibility of cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ wreaking havoc in Andhra Pradesh (A.P.) is giving government officials tense moments as it is predicted by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) to intensify into a very severe cyclonic storm by Monday (April 29 …
  • Cyclone Fani likely to turn ‘very severe’ 28 Apr 2019 09:12 Visakhapatnam, April 28 (IANS) Cyclone Fani, currently over the southeast Bay of Bengal and the adjoining East Equatorial Indian Ocean, is likely to intensify into a “very severe cyclonic storm” on Monday, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on …
  • 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- …
  • 19-year-old girl student hangs self 02 Sep 2019 06:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A 19-year-old student of Nuzvid IIIT committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling of her hostel room while speaking to her boyfriend over video call on Sunday afternoon. The incident came to light when fellow …
  • Three siblings drown in canal in Krishna district 28 Aug 2019 01:33 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Five children drowned in two separate incidents, reported in Perakalapadu and Chillaboinapalli of Krishna district on Tuesday. In the first incident, three brothers, all minors, fell in a canal in Perakalapadu village of …
  • Impostors trick woman, relieve her of jewellery 25 Jul 2019 06:40 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Posing themselves as police officers, three persons tricked an elderly woman and took away jewellery from her in Nuzvid town on Tuesday. According to the Nuzvid police, the victim - Prattipati Rajakumari (68) - is a …
  • Rs 1.1 lakh cash found in ACB raid at sub-registrar office 25 Jul 2019 06:40 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Sleuths of Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) conducted surprise checks at sub-registrar’s office in Nuzvid on Wednesday evening and found unaccounted cash of Rs 1.1 lakh. On a tip-off that officials of the sub-registrar’s …
  • Spandana: Vijayawada police save woman from moneylender 13 Jul 2019 06:01 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Responding to the complaint lodged by a woman during the Spandana programme held recently, the Vijayawada city police had initiated quick action and got the issue resolved. A woman hailing from Nuzvid took a loan of Rs …
  • Setting monkeys to catch monkeys 08 Jul 2019 03:47 ‘Set a thief to catch a thief’ goes the proverb. Even if the set thief is a fake. To handle the monkey menace across Krishna district, the Forest Department is gearing up to install life-size Langur dolls made of fibre. Moreover, to simulate simian sounds, …
  • Govt to resume road-over-bridge works at Gunadala in Vijayawada 07 Jul 2019 06:49 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In what could be a major relief for the residents and those who often commute through Gunadala in the city, works for the long pending road-over-bridge (ROB) near Carmel Nagar are likely to restart soon as Roads and …
  • Spandana disappoints this leprosy patient who needs doctor certificate 02 Jul 2019 05:32 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Ragula Venkanna (54) of Krishna Lanka in the city attended the Spandana programme on Monday with a hope of getting a doctor certificate to avail of welfare benefits for the disabled. After entering the premises of Sub- …
  • Nuzvid IIIT students train over 20,000 in yoga 20 Jun 2019 19:39 With a slogan ‘Giving back to the Society’, students of Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies (RGUKT), Nuzvid IIIT, provided training in yoga to about 20,000 people, including some VVIPs, in the last few years. P. Shoba Rani, a student, was …
  • Jagan Mohan Reddy’s 'complete shakedown of capital' announcement makes realtors adopt wait and watch policy 01 Jun 2019 05:21 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Real estate in the capital region of Andhra Pradesh is holding its breath to see what changes will occur in Amaravati, with Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy announcing a complete shakedown to “set right” the capital …
  • YSRCP set to wrest many seats from Telugu Desam in Krishna district 24 May 2019 03:11 The YSR Congress Party has wrested many seats from the TDP in Krishna district, including three Assembly constituencies represented by ministers and the Deputy Speaker. YSRCP was leading in 13 out of the 16 Assembly constituencies and Kesineni Srinivas ( …
  • 23.41 lakh to vote in gram panchayat polls in Krishna 21 May 2019 03:39 The electoral roll of Krishna district for the gram panchayat elections has over 23.41 lakh voters – 11.56 lakh male and 11.85 lakh female voters. There are 136 voters of the third gender. Collector A. Md. Imtiaz released the electoral roll for the 5th …
  • Carbide-free mangoes a huge hit at Andhra Bhawan in New Delhi 13 May 2019 05:37 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The carbide-free mango stall put up at Andhra Pradesh Bhavan in New Delhi is receiving huge response. The first batch of mangoes were sold out in a few hours, leaving the stall empty. With this, the officials have brought …
  • Vijayawada: 4 ganja peddlers held, gold seized 22 Apr 2019 23:20 Vijayawada: Vijayawada police arrested four old criminals in the city on Monday for being involved in transporting ganja and committing other crimes in Vijayawada commissionarate limits. Police seized gold ornaments worth Rs 1.74 lakh, 2 bikes and 6 kg …
  • Mangoes beyond the reach of common man 21 Apr 2019 06:35 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: This year too, the ‘King of Fruits’ mango has become dear to common man as low production levels have pushed its prices, according to fruit traders and farmers at State’s largest wholesale fruit market at Nunna. Traders are …
  • Groundwater levels deplete in 26 mandals of Krishna district 18 Apr 2019 05:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With mercury levels soaring day-by-day, 26 mandals out of the total 50 mandals in Krishna district are facing acute drinking water crisis due to depletion in groundwater levels when compared to the corresponding period …
  • TDP files complaint over shifting of EVMs in Andhra Pradesh's Nuzvid 15 Apr 2019 06:01 Machilipatnam: TDP candidate for the Nuzvid Assembly seat M Venkateswara Rao Sunday lodged a complaint with the Election Commission, saying polling equipment have been shifted from a strong room without any intimation. He said the equipment was from the …
  • Incumbent MLAs double their assets, Bonda among the richest in Krishna 08 Apr 2019 11:33 A majority of the incumbent elected representatives contesting the Assembly and Parliamentary elections in Krishna district have apparently become richer. The worth of their total family assets increased due to the addition of new movable or immovable …
  • Bitter season: Dull mango trading at Nunna 04 Apr 2019 03:53 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Trading of mangoes began on a dull note at district’s Nunna wholesale fruit market, one of the largest in Asia, on Tuesday.  Only six out of 80 shops operated on the first day of the trade.For two days, the market has been …
  • Collector inaugurates TB testing unit at old government hospital in Vijayawada 25 Mar 2019 05:08 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: On the occasion of World Tuberculosis Day, a testing unit to diagnose Tuberculosis has been inaugurated at Old Government General Hospital of Vijayawada city on Sunday. The new CB NAAT Testing Unit will issue the report …
  • Teen selected for international meet needs sponsors 25 Mar 2019 05:08 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A first-year student of Civil Engineering, IIIT Nuzvid, Reddi Koti, topped the National Space Society’s (NSS) Space Settlement Contest- 2019, and bagged an opportunity to address the International Space Development …
  • CPI-Jana Sena tussle resolved 25 Mar 2019 05:08 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The differences between CPI and JSP over seat-sharing got resolved after discussions, with the Left party accepting the offer of JSP — Gannavaram— in place of Nuzvid.  CPI State secretary K Ramakrishna on Sunday night …
  • Pawan Kalyan’s denial of Vijayawada Lok Sabha seat irks CPI 24 Mar 2019 06:18 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Differences between Jana Sena and CPI came to the fore over seat sharing, when the former went back on its promise to give Vijayawada Lok Sabha seat to the latter in lieu of Nuzvid Assembly seat at the eleventh hour. At …
  • AP cops conduct awareness drives in low turnout areas 16 Mar 2019 06:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district police have started an awareness campaign in the rural areas to encourage the people to cast their votes in the upcoming elections. In addition to performing their regular and election duties, the police …
  • Tension prevails as farmers stage protest near CP Seeds Company  08 Mar 2019 04:43 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Tension prevailed for some time near CP Seeds Company, Mirzapuram village of Nuzvid mandal of Krishna district on Thursday when farmers in a large number staged a demonstration opposing the raw deal meted out to them in …
  • Now, bots to collect waste at your doorstep! 26 Jan 2019 03:24 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district administration is keen on automating the garbage collection process from households. If all goes well, people may soon witness robots in front of their houses instead of sanitation workers.A team of 10 …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Teacher arrested for ‘sexually assaulting’ 8-year-old 25 Jan 2019 19:53 Cases under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act and SC and ST Atrocity Act have been registered against the accused. A 40-year-old government school teacher was taken into custody on Thursday evening for allegedly sexually assaulting an eight- …
  • Bus, tractor crash into two houses near Nuzvid-Annavaram main road 11 Jan 2019 05:20 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Two roadside houses were partially damaged after an RTC bus and a tractor rammed into them with the drivers of the two vehicles lost control over the steering in a bid to avoid collision on the Nuzvid-Annavaram main road …
  • IIT Hyderabad uses recycled material to reduce virgin asphalt for roads 28 Dec 2018 19:31 Two IIT Hyderabad professors and their graduate students have come up with an innovative material to lay roads which reduces cost, is environmentally friendly and also stronger than asphalt roads. This material — reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) — uses a …
  • 12-yr-old held for sexually abusing six-year old girl in Nuzvid 11 Dec 2018 01:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Police took a 12-year-old boy into custody for allegedly sexually abusing a six-year-old girl on Sunday night in Nuzvid.According to Nuzvid Rural police, the accused minor is studying in Class 8 in a local government …
  • Elephantiasis patients left out in the cold 08 Dec 2018 04:26 Reddipalli Satyavati has entered her sixties. She and her husband eke out a very humble existence vending Indian fast-foods like idli, dosa and vada from a cart. Ms. Satyavati is severely disabled and can only offer marginal assistance to her husband. Her …
  • Youth should openly talk about HIV, says Minister Devineni Umamaheswara Rao 02 Dec 2018 05:16 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Water Resources Minister Devineni Umamaheswara Rao has called upon the media to sensitise people on the deadly disease AIDS. Participating as a chief guest at the awareness programme in connection with ‘World AIDS Day’ …
  • IIT student attempts suicide in Vijaywada 30 Nov 2018 05:21 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A first year student of Nuzvid IIIT allegedly attempted suicide by jumping from the hostel building on Thursday morning.  Nuzvid Circle Inspector M Ramkumar said Sushma Pavani (16), who hails from Warangal district in …
  • Rs 47,500 seized from government office in Vijayawada 20 Nov 2018 03:21 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Sleuths of Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) conducted raids on the sub-registrar’s office in Nuzvid on Monday and found `47,500 which was unaccounted, from their possession. According to officials, they received a tip-off …
  • Youth held for abducting, marrying minor girl 20 Sep 2018 01:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:Nuzvid police arrested a 23-year-old youth for reportedly kidnapping and marrying a girl without her consent on Wednesday. According to Nuzvid circle inspector M Ramkumar, the accused T Balaraj and the minor girl were in …
  • 193 pension cases in Andhra Pradesh pending under new rule 19 Sep 2018 02:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   As many as ‘193 pension cases’ are pending in the courts across the State and 250 people from Krishna, Guntur, Prakasam, East Godavari and West Godavari districts showed up in the pension adalat in Tummalapalli …
  • Man breaks in, steals gold 13 Sep 2018 01:26 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: One unidentified miscreant barged into the house of one Parvathy (43) in Nuzvid town and decamped with 20 grams of gold ornaments on Wednesday. According to police, when the miscreant knocked on her door around 2 p.m., …
  • Transport officials to crack whip on expired learner’s licence users 09 Sep 2018 01:34 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Though the officials of Road Transport Authority (RTA) are organising LLR  melas across Krishna district, it seems that they have failed in sensitising vehicle users on the need to avail driving licence after the expiry …
  • Paddy fields inundated in Krishnagiri district 21 Aug 2018 02:15 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With heavy rains lashing the district for the last three days, several streams are flowing at danger level since Sunday night paralysing normal life. Roads in several mandals like Nandigama, Mylavaram, Kanchikacherla, …
  • Two youths from Vijaywada selected for Kilimanjaro expedition 21 Aug 2018 02:15 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Youth Service Department has selected G Edukondalu (23) and T Sriram Babu (22) from Krishna district among 40 others across the State for an expedition to Kilimanjaro, a mountain that is 5,895 metres above sea-level …
  • Heavy Rain lashes Vijayawada, low-lying areas inundated; TPA demands pothole-free roads 20 Aug 2018 02:27 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With rains lashing the city for the past few days, potholes dot several roads causing inconvenience to the motorists and pedestrians alike. Due to continuous rainfall since Saturday night, the majority of the roads in …
  • Four scribes arrested for extorting money from Vijayawada municipality employee 18 Aug 2018 23:57 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Four scribes working with vernacular media houses were arrested for allegedly blackmailing and extorting money from a municipality employee in Nuzvid on Friday night. Following a complaint lodged by the employee R …
  • 5 staffers of IIIT-Nuzvid suspended 13 Aug 2018 00:51 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: IIIT-Nuzvid Director V Venkata Dasu on Sunday suspended four security guards and one outsourcing employee after they were caught consuming alcohol and inviting outsiders into the campus. According to reliable sources, …
  • 11-year-old stages own kidnap in Vijayawada 08 Aug 2018 00:54 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Tension prevailed in Agiripalli town on Tuesday afternoon when news of a class VI boy being kidnapped spread. However, it was learned that the alarm raised was false as the boy was traced in bushes near the school within …
  • False alarm over human sacrifice in Nuzvid 28 Jul 2018 01:57 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Tension prevailed in Nuzvid town on Friday when rumours of human sacrifice spread. Police said that one Ram Prasad (32) approached them and told that seven people tried to kill him for attaining supernatural powers. …
  • Andhra CM motivates people for plantation 14 Jul 2018 23:22 [India], July 15 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has urged people to plants more trees and also suggested them to take selfies while planting trees and share it on the social media. The Chief Minister, who launched a plantation …
  • A look back on SVR days 04 Jul 2018 07:27 It was a fiesta of sepia-tinted memories, songs and swag of S.V. Ranga Rao at the 100th birth anniversary celebration of the legendary actor born in Nuzvid in the present-day Andhra Pradesh. “People should learn acting and then join the film industry. They …
  • CM N Chandrababu Naidu unveils 12.5 feet bronze statue of SV Ranga Rao 04 Jul 2018 02:36 By Express News Service ELURU: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu announced that a museum in memory of legendary actor SV Ranga Rao would be constructed in Eluru city. Unveiling the 12.5 feet high bronze statue of SV Ranga Rao at Kalasaru Y Junction at …
  • IMD warns of heavy rain, thunderstorms in Coastal AP 04 Jul 2018 01:40 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Officials of IMD warned of heavy rainfall and thuderstorms at isolated places in all districts of Coastal Andhra Pradesh. Thunderstorms accompanied with gusty winds at isolated places in all districts of Rayalaseema in …
  • Andhra Pradesh engineering student sexually assaulted by seniors, blackmailed with video: Police 02 Jul 2018 12:41 Police may also book college officials for failing to report the crime even after coming to know about it. A student who was sexually assaulted, allegedly by two of her seniors at an engineering college in Andhra Pradesh, was blackmailed for sexual favours …
  • Three Engineering grads held for rape, blackmail of 21-year-old 01 Jul 2018 01:41 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Agiripalli Police on Saturday arrested three persons in connection with the rape and blackmailing of a B.Tech graduate following her father’s complaint on Friday. They will soon be produced in court. Though the incident …
  • NREGA nurtures 80 lakh plants in Krishna district 23 Jun 2018 01:54 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Number of plants grown under the MGNREGA scheme by the State government in Krishna district grew from 13 lakh in 2016-17 to 80 lakh in 2017-18. The low output in 2016-17 was attributed to the delay in payment of wages …
  • Two-day mango festival begins: It’s time to drool over the seasonal summer wonder 03 Jun 2018 02:10 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Horticulture Department in association with Go Aadharika Prakruthi Vyavasadhurika, Dr. YSR Horticultural University and Mfarms organised a two-day Mango Festival at Siddhartha Institute of Hotel Management and Catering …
  • Pension for renal patients in pvt hospitals too 31 May 2018 02:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has directed the officials to extend dialysis and pension facilities to the renal patients who are undergoing treatment in private hospitals also. At present, the government is …
  • Three held for creating fake land documents in Vijayawada 25 May 2018 00:32 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  A day after Nandigama sub-division DSP Radhesh Murali alleged the involvement of Nandigama CI Murthy in civil settlements and supporting one real estate agent Seelam Koti Reddy, who was accused of selling lands by …
  • Rain paralyses normal life in Vijayawada 04 May 2018 01:50 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Heavy rain, accompanied by lightning and gusty winds, paralysed normal life apart from disrupting power supply in the city and its suburbs on Thursday. Several low-lying areas of the city were submerged in rainwater. …
  • YSRC plans 'Betrayal Day' fast on April 30 23 Apr 2018 00:26 YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) chief Jagan Mohan Reddy VIJAYAWADA: YSR Congress (YSRC), the main Opposition party in the State, has decided to observe April 30 as ‘Betrayal Day’. Party MPs, MLAs, MLCs and other leaders will go on a 12-hour fast in …
  • YSRC plans fast on April 30 23 Apr 2018 00:03 YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) chief Jagan Mohan Reddy VIJAYAWADA: YSR Congress (YSRC), the main Opposition party in the State, has decided to observe April 30 as ‘Betrayal Day’. Party MPs, MLAs, MLCs and other leaders will go on a 12-hour fast in …
  • Woman held for supplying drugs to prisoners, students 18 Apr 2018 01:04 VIJAYAWADA: Nuzvid excise and prohibition officials have arrested a woman for reportedly supplying cannabis to prison inmates and students The woman, identified as Kurakula Durga (56), was arrested on Tuesday from her residence at Prakash Nagar under Nunna …
  • Low production, price spiral worry mango vendors of Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district 11 Apr 2018 01:52 VIJAYAWADA: This summer, mango lovers will have to shell out more to relish the fruit as there is a 40 per cent drop in its production in the State in comparison to last year. The mango prices also have shot up drastically due to low yield of the crop. …
  • Telangana to release 2 tmcft water to Andhra Pradesh in next eight days 05 Apr 2018 02:05 VIJAYAWADA: In a relief to farmers, the Krishna River Board Management (KRMB) has directed the Telangana Water Resources Department to release the pending 2 tmcft water to Andhra Pradesh in the next eight days through the Nagarjuna Sagar Left Canal (NSLC). …
  • Digital India chugs on rail track: WiFi available at 45 rural stations in Telangana, AP 01 Apr 2018 07:47 SECUNDERABAD: Soon all major railway stations in rural areas of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana will have WiFi, according to railway sources. As per railway board’s direction, South Central Railway (SCR) provided internet access in 45 stations— 25 in AP and …
  • Ten punters arrested for organising cockfights in Vijayawada village 28 Mar 2018 01:06 People watch as the cockfight starts in Vijayawada. (EPS | P Ravindra Babu) VIJAYAWADA: Police raided cockfight rings arranged in Musunuru village and arrested 10 punters on Sunday late hours. Two motorcycles, two cars and cash amounting to Rs 13,000 cash …
  • 150 minors rescued in raids to curb child labour in Krishna district 27 Mar 2018 00:25 In the ongoing raids that kicked-off on February 23, the officials observed that child labour issue is rampant in city and most of the rescued kids were school dropouts. VIJAYAWADA:  In what could be perceived as a major push to eradicate child labour, …
  • AP viral fever cases on rise, 404 treated in 2018 20 Mar 2018 02:03 VIJAYAWADA: Cases of common viral fever have been on the rise in different parts of Krishna district in the last one week, a source in the health department said. Most of the fever cases were reported from urban areas of Vijayawada and rural parts of …
  • 4 injured in group clash in Nuzwid 05 Mar 2018 00:41 VIJAYAWADA: Four persons were injured in a clash between members of two groups at Nuzvid on Sunday. The injured were rushed to Vijayawada government hospital. According to Nuzvid inspector Ramkumar, the injured Mocherla Jesus Babu, G Jaya Rao, J Anil and R …
  • Not disabled enough? 03 Mar 2018 00:42 VIJAYAWADA: The keeper of ivermectin pills in Krishna district’s sole Filaria Control Unit is a blind man. “And he’s two very long flights of stairs away,” says Radhamma (name changed).The fifty-year-old, whose severely swollen leg has been restricting her …
  • 1,290 IIIT Nuzvid students lack attendance to write mid-terms 09 Feb 2018 23:08 VIJAYAWADA: Over 1,290 IIIT Nuzvid students are not qualified to write the mid-term exam of their second semester due to lack of attendance. A majority of the students who left for their homes for Christmas and Sankranti failed to turn up for the college …
  • Anomalies galore in welfare hostels 09 Feb 2018 05:09 VIJAYAWADA:   The Vigilance department officials conducted surprise inspection at social welfare hostels at Kanchikacherla, Nandiwada, Nuzvid, Movva, Agiripalli, Nunna, Moturu and Gannavaram in Krishna district on Thursday. During the inspection, the …
  • Banganapalle mangoes may burn a hole in your pocket 04 Feb 2018 01:52 VIJAYAWADA: This season, mango lovers in the State likely have to shell out more money on the GI-tagged Banganapalle fruits as poor flowering in the farms is expected to result in decreased output in the State. Even as the first week of February is set to …
  • Nuzvid IIIT students protest presence of plastic, dead spider in campus food 28 Jan 2018 05:35 VIJAYAWADA:  Minor tension prevailed in the Nuzvid IIIT campus on Saturday when a first year student found a piece of plastic in the lunch he was eating at the Mercury Marvel Mess and complained about it to the concerned mess in-charge, who allegedly …
  • After topper’s call, Ganta orders probe into IIIT woes 21 Jan 2018 05:06 VIJAYAWADA: HRD Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao on Saturday instructed Principal Secretary Adityanath Das to constitute a two-member committee to look into the alleged irregularities at Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies (RGUKT) campuses in …
  • IIIT Nuzvid turned my life around: Topper  19 Jan 2018 06:19 VIJAYAWADA: “I want to clear the Engineering Services Exam and do my bit for the community. I just won two gold medals — one for topping the Civil Engineering Department and the other for topping the institute. This is life changing!” gushes Meda Lakshmi …
  • Denied X-mas leave, IIIT student ends life 22 Dec 2017 05:06 VIJAYAWADA: IIIT Nuzvid is in the spotlight again after a third-year student committed suicide by jumping to death from the hostel building. He was taken to hospital and after a while he was declared dead. This is the fourth such incident reported this …
  • Three back-to-back suicides  put IIIT Nuzvid under scanner 22 Dec 2017 05:06 VIJAYAWADA: Series of suicides of students studying in IIIT Nuzvid is creating panic across the state. In the current academic year alone, three students committed suicides and another attempted suicide. Moreover, 50 students have been accused of ragging. …
  • IIIT student ends life as father waits at gate to meet him 22 Dec 2017 04:49 A third-year engineering student of the Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies (IIIT, Nuzvid) on Thursday committed suicide by jumping off the hostel building on the campus. Meghavat Chand Naik, 21, of Pokkunuru village of the Chandarlapadu …
  • Endowments officer worth Rs 50 crore in ACB net 13 Dec 2017 04:55 VIJAYAWADA: Close on the heels of one assistant commissioner (AC) Medepalli Vijayaraju of the endowments department being arrested for amassing disproportionate assets to his known sources of income about a month ago, the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) …
  • Woman, grandma kill newborn  02 Dec 2017 06:12 VIJAYAWADA:  Within hours of fishing out the body of the newborn girl who was thrown into Ryves Canal on Thursday, the city police nabbed the baby’s mother and grandmother who were responsible for her death. Police Commissioner Gautam Sawang said Aakula …
  • Cops seize liquor worth `10k from dhaba 26 Nov 2017 03:47 VIJAYAWADA:  Excise and Prohibition sleuths conducted surprise raids at a dhaba in Nuzvid town and seized liquor worth `10,000 which was being sold to belt shops on late Friday night. According to Excise and Prohibition - Nuzvid division circle inspector J …
  • Father claims doctors’ negligence killed baby 12 Nov 2017 07:48 VIJAYAWADA:  In a tragic incident, a twenty-three day old baby died at Nuzvid Government Hospital on Saturday after undergoing treatment for few days at Gayatri Women & Child Care Hospitals in Suryaraopet, Vijawada. According to ENVS Anil Kumar,  a …
  • Krishna district leads in women’s empowerment 05 Nov 2017 09:31 VIJAYAWADA: Mission for Elimination of Poverty in Municipal Areas (MEPMA), the nodal agency of Union Urban Development Ministry, has taken up capacity building for women Self Help Groups (SHGs) in 12 urban areas of Krishna district. The women enrolled in …
  • 40 held on gambling, betting charges in Vijayawada 30 Oct 2017 06:12 VIJAYAWADA: In two different incidents in Krishna district, police arrested 40 persons on charges of gambling and cricket betting on Sunday. While 17 were nabbed from various places in Vijayawada by Commissioner’s Task Force (CTF), Nuzvid rural police …
  • Tough English drove IIIT Nuzvid students to suicide? 19 Oct 2017 06:24 VIJAYAWADA: While the Nuzvid IIIT management claims that two Pre-University Course (PUC) first year students — Sagireddy Purna Lakshmi Narasimha Murthy and Dabbada Ramadevi — committed suicide this month owing to personal reasons, it was revealed that …
  • Nuzvid IIIT student attempts suicide 18 Oct 2017 06:29 VIJAYAWADA: A first-year PUC student attempted to kill himself by consuming pills at IIIT Nuzvid, which has seen two suicides in the last seven days. D Balu Vardhan was admitted to the campus hospital after he complained of fatigue and fell unconscious …
  • Another IIIT Nuzvid student D Rama Devi ends life 15 Oct 2017 02:58 VIJAYAWADA: Students committing suicides in Krishna district is becoming commonplace now and a source of worry and concern.  Nuzvid IIIT student D Rama Devi committed suicide by jumping from the first floor on Saturday, making this the third incident this …
  • Ganta orders inquiry into Nuzvid student suicide 13 Oct 2017 03:54 VIJAYAWADA: A day after a student committed suicide at IIIT- Nuzvid in Krishna District, Human Resource and Development Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao on Thursday called for an inquiry.  The HRD Minister, who was in New Delhi, spoke to  IIIT Nuzvid Director …
  • Techie blamed mother-in-law, wife for suicide 04 Oct 2017 07:22 VIJAYAWADA: A day after techie Daggumalli Someswara Rao (30) committed suicide, Nuzvid police recovered four pages of a suicide letter from his bag on Tuesday alleging his wife and mother-in-law’s rude behavior prompted him to end his life. A case under …
  • Non-bailable warrant against YSRC party president Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy’s wife 28 Sep 2017 06:39 VIJAYAWADA: Non-bailable warrant was issued against Sakshi daily chairperson and managing director Y S Bharathi Reddy, wife of YSRC party president Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy, and editorial director Ramachandra Murthy on wedneday for allegedly publishing false …
  • 6 IIIT Nuzvid students to be given TC, 9 get one-year suspension 23 Sep 2017 05:36 VIJAYAWADA: HRD Minister Ganta Srinivas Rao revised the suspension of 54 IIIT Nuzvid students, who thrashed 12 juniors, after an elaborative discussion with Vice-Chancellor V Ramachandra Raju on Friday. According to the revised suspension charges, Transfer …
  • Ganta visits IIIT, warns erring students of action 20 Sep 2017 07:41 HRD Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao visited RGUKT Nuzvid IIIT on Tuesday and enquired about the recent attack on juniors by some final year engineering students in which 13 suffered injuries. The Minister spoke to Vice-Chancellor V. Ramachander Raju, Director …
  • Ganta visits IIIT, moots stern action against ragging  20 Sep 2017 05:05 HRD Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao interacting with students and teachers of IIIT Nuzvid on Tuesday, a day after 54 students were suspended | Express VIJAYAWADA: HRD Minister Ganta Srinivas Rao has said that stern action will be taken against those students …
  • IIIT Nizvid suspends 54 students for ragging juniors 19 Sep 2017 09:11 New Delhi: 54 students of the IIIT Nizvid, Andhra Pradesh have been suspended on Tuesday for allegedly ragging their juniors on campus. The action was recommended by a 13-member committee, which was set up by the institute, to probe the August 29 incident …
  • 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 …
  • Facebook friend dupes woman of Rs 8.5 lakh 14 Sep 2017 04:56 VIJAYAWADA: Facebook friendship with a stranger cost a 35-year-old woman dearly. Victim Kadiyam Siva Kameswari is a government school teacher at Nuzvid and resides at Kanuru village in Penamaluru mandal of Krishna district. On Wednesday, she lodged a …
  • 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 …
  • Big firm ready to take over AgriGold, High Court told 29 Jul 2017 04:14 HYDERABAD: In a significant development, a company’s counsel told the High Court on Friday that a big group of firms was interested in taking over Agri Gold company and making payments after verifying the titles of the properties concerned. Senior counsel …
  • Monsoon weak but state receives isolated rainfall 28 Jul 2017 04:27 VISAKHAPATNAM: With the southwest monsoon remaining weak over the state for almost about a week, isolated places in coastal Andhra Pradesh recorded light rainfall, while almost dry weather prevailed over Rayalaseema on Thursday. In coastal Andhra Pradesh, …
  • IIIT-Nuzvid student hangs self 06 Jan 2017 05:06
  • The future of food is animal-friendly 17 Sep 2019 20:21 Food occupies an important place in our lives. It nourishes us, gives us comfort, heals us, reminds us of home, invokes feelings of love, is an outlet for our creativity and brings us together. Unfortunately, our food system is facing monumental challenges …
  • Ex Andhra Speaker to be cremated with state honours 17 Sep 2019 16:21 Image Source : FILE Ex Andhra Speaker to be cremated with state honours The last rites of former Andhra Pradesh Assembly Speaker Kodela Sivaprasada Rao, who committed suicide in Hyderabad on Monday, will be performed with state honours in his home town …
  • IL&FS group cos to sell 494 acres land to pare debt 17 Sep 2019 14:50 New Delhi, Sep 17 () Cash-strapped IL&FS along with its two arms has decided to sell a total of 494 acre land parcels in three states in a bid to generate capital and pare debt. IL&FS, IL&FS Township & Urban Assets and IL&FS Engineering …
  • Former Andhra Speaker To Be Cremated With State Honours Tomorrow 17 Sep 2019 12:52 Blaming the YSR Congress Party government for Siva Prasada Rao's death, TDP staged protests in Guntur. Amaravati: The last rites of former Andhra Pradesh Assembly Speaker Kodela Siva Prasada Rao, who committed suicide in Hyderabad on Monday, will be …
  • IL&FS invites bids for sale of six land parcels, enlists services of JLL 17 Sep 2019 05:58 Debt-strapped Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Service Limited and its subsidiaries including IL&FS Engineering and Construction Company Limited have invited expressions of interest for sale of Hill County Properties Limited. IL&FS, IL&FS …
  • Birthday boy Modi visits Statue of Unity in home state; shares video 17 Sep 2019 05:33 Vadodara: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who turned 69, reached the Sardar Sarovar Dam around 8:45 am on Wednesday to celebrate his birthday in home state Gujarat. Taking it to Twitter, Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared a video of the Statue of Unity and …
  • 1.84 lakh applications from auto, cab drivers for AP govt's financial aid 17 Sep 2019 04:07 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Deputy Transport Commissioner (DTC) S Venkateswara Rao has called upon autorickshaw/maxi cab/taxi drivers possessing own vehicles to enrol themselves for availing the financial assistance of Rs 10,000 provided by …
  • Heavy water inflows: Boating at Punnami Ghat stopped 17 Sep 2019 04:07 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The boating services were stopped from the Punnami Ghat to Bhavani Island a week ago after receiving warnings of heavy inflows to Prakasam Barrage. “We had been cautioned by the Irrigation Department officials almost a …
  • Andhra government suggests Amaravati Metro Rail Corporation to ‘level down’ rail project 17 Sep 2019 04:07 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In a bid to promote sustainable transportation between Vijayawada-Amaravati-Guntur-Tenali, the State government has decided to shelve the earlier designed elevated corridor, Semi-High Speed Circular Rail project and instead …
  • Narrow escape for 107, reckless driving blamed 17 Sep 2019 04:07 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: As many as 107 passengers travelling in two RTC buses had a narrow escape as the two buses collided head-on in Pallevada village of Kaikalur Mandal on Monday afternoon. The buses one from Narsapuram and the other from …
  • 194 petitions received at Spandana 17 Sep 2019 04:07 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: As many as 194 petitions were received at Spandana, the public grievance redressal platform, held at the city police commissioner’s office in Vijayawada and SP office in Machilipatnam on Monday. Interacting directly with …
  • Andhra Pradesh Municipal Administration Minister denies harassment, seeks probe into death of ex-Speaker 17 Sep 2019 04:02 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: YSR Congress senior leaders and ministers on Monday demanded that the Telangana government conduct a thorough probe into the alleged suicide of former Speaker Kodela Siva Prasada Rao and raised questions over the …
  • Cash-strapped IL&FS Group puts nearly 494 acres of land parcel on block 16 Sep 2019 21:35 IL&FS Group has put on block nearly 494 acres of land parcels across three states, including Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh, held by its subsidiary Hill County Properties (HCPL). IL&FS, through its group firms IL&FS Township and …
  • Reputed doctor, controversial politician: The many facets of Kodela Siva Prasada Rao 16 Sep 2019 20:39 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Popular among his supporters as Palnati Puli (tiger), Kodela Siva Prasada Rao's political career spanning over three decades had its ups and downs often marred by controversies. Born into a lower middle class …
  • Kodela Siva Prasada Rao: The doctor who became the undisputed leader of Guntur 16 Sep 2019 17:40 The tragic death of former Speaker Kodela Siva Prasada Rao on Monday has left a deep void in the political landscape in the State and plunged the Telugu Desam Party into a crisis. He is survived by his wife and two children, Siva Ramakrishna and Poonati …
  • IL&FS puts 494 acre land parcels on block 16 Sep 2019 16:24 MUMBAI: Debt-ridden IL&FS Group has put on block nearly 494 acres of land parcels across three states including Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh, held by its subsidiary Hill County Properties (HCPL). IL&FS, through its group firms IL…
  • Andhra CM Jagan Mohan Reddy conducts aerial survey of Godavari boat accident site 16 Sep 2019 15:04 The CM flew in a helicopter over Kuchuluru, where the boat with over 60 tourists capsized.IANS Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday conducted an aerial survey of the spot where a tourist boat capsized in Godavari river of Andhra …
  • 'Murder, not suicide,' TDP leaders blame Rao's suicide on Andhra govt 16 Sep 2019 14:00 Vijayawada: Several Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leaders have accused the Jagan Mohan Reddy-led Andhra Pradesh government of harassment, which led to the alleged suicide of former assembly speaker Kodela Siva Prasada Rao. "This is an unfortunate day. A …
  • ‘Palasa 1978’ doesn’t advocate violence, says actor Rakshit Atluri 16 Sep 2019 13:25 Rakshit Atluri from Vijayawada might have had a disappointing start with his début film London Babulu, which released two years ago. The film was a remake of the Tamil film Andavan Kattalai and also starred Swathi Reddy in the lead. Now, Rakshit is …
  • Ex-Andhra Speaker Kodela Sivaprasada Rao commits suicide 16 Sep 2019 09:59 Hyderabad, Sep 16 (IANS) Former Andhra Pradesh Assembly Speaker Kodela Sivaprasada Rao died allegedly after attempting to commit suicide at his house in Hyderabad on Monday. He was 72. Police rushed to his house in posh Banjara Hills and launched the …
  • Andhra CM takes aerial survey of the boat accident site 16 Sep 2019 08:20 Rajahmundry: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday conducted an aerial survey of Sunday’s boat accident site in Godavari river. The Chief Minister flew in a helicopter over Kuchuluru in East Godavari district where the boat with …
  • Junior doctors, ‘drunk’ patients scuffle at Vijayawada GGH 16 Sep 2019 07:25 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Tension prevailed at the new Government General Hospital in Vijayawada city on Saturday night, when a huge fight broke out between two patients and junior doctors on duty. With the intervention of police, the situation …
  • Godavari water level lowest on Sunday 16 Sep 2019 07:20 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Since last week of July, the flood level in Godavari has been swelling following huge inflows due to heavy rains in upper catchment areas of the river and its tributaries in Maharashtra, Telangana and Chhattisgarh. …
  • Former TDP MLA Thota Trimurthulu joins YSRC 16 Sep 2019 07:20 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Former TDP MLA from Ramachandrapuram in East Godavari district, Thota Trimurthulu, joined YSRC in the presence of the party president and Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy at the latter’s residence in Tadepalli on …
  • Godavari boat tragedy exposes serious safety lapses 15 Sep 2019 21:38 Despite frequent boat accidents in the Godavari and Krishna rivers claiming several lives, no precautionary measures are being taken to prevent them. Twenty-one persons drowned in the Krishna on November 12, 2017, when a boat carrying tourists to Pavitra …
  • Pune airport to get facial recognition technology 15 Sep 2019 19:08 Under the scheme, passengers will have their identities verified at every step of the check-in process by being photographed at each stage. Pune airport is planning to implement facial recognition biometric technology under the central government’s Digi …
  • Justice P Lakshmana Reddy appointed as first Lokayukta of Andhra Pradesh 15 Sep 2019 17:52 Justice Lakshmana Reddy will be in office for five years. Justice P Lakshmana Reddy, a retired judge of the erstwhile Andhra Pradesh High Court, was on Sunday sworn-in as the first Lokayukta of the state after its bifurcation in 2014. Governor Biswabhusan …
  • 12 killed, 30 missing as boat capsizes in Godavari (2nd Lead) 15 Sep 2019 17:34 Visakhapatnam, Sep 15 (IANS) A pleasure trip turned into tragedy for many families as a boat with over 60 tourists capsized in swollen Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh’s East Godavari district on Sunday, killing 12 persons while at least 30 went missing. …
  • Vijayawada: Fire from short circuit kills man, son 15 Sep 2019 10:46
  • Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan read out script of TDP 15 Sep 2019 08:42 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The YSRC hit back at Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan’s remarks on the 100 days governance of Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, saying that the actor-turned-politician read out the script of TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu. …
  • Andhra's new industrial policy to boost economic growth 15 Sep 2019 08:42 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: After passing a bill to provide 75  per cent of jobs in industries to local youth, the State government has embarked on preparing a new industrial policy to promote rapid economic growth. According to the Industries …
  • Judicial Preview Committee chief  vows to ensure transparency 15 Sep 2019 08:42 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Retired Judge Justice B Siva Sankara Rao took charge as the Chairman of Judicial Preview Committee at the Secretariat on Saturday.  The State government with an intention to ensure transparency in awarding contracts, …
  • Govt set to review irrigation projects, unlikely to cancel all 15 Sep 2019 08:42 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Water Resources department is all set to begin the review of all previous TDP government’s irrigation projects, which have achieved less than 25 per cent progress. The officials said that the review will be done in two …
  • Pushpagiri mutt land in the hands of TDP Senior leader? 15 Sep 2019 08:42 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Probing the allegations of alienation of endowments land in violation of norms by the previous government, the endowments department has found that around 225 acres of land belonging to the Kadapa-based Sri Sri Sri …
  • Vijayawada: Girl found dead in hostel bed 15 Sep 2019 08:16
  • Vijayawada roads resemble off-roading tracks of late 15 Sep 2019 02:47 Driving enthusiasts need not venture out to some rural location to get a taste of off-roading, as they can do so on city roads that have been battered out of shape this monsoon. However, not all motorists in the city happen to be driving enthusiasts, and …
  • Blood separating unit in Vijayawada's New Government General Hospital lies defunct 14 Sep 2019 04:00 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Starting the blood component separation unit at the New Government General Hospital (GGH) in the city is likely to take more time due to the change of officials in the department and delay in the e-procurement of …
  • Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board issues 14 directions to UCIL 14 Sep 2019 03:59 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (APPCB) on Friday issued directions to Uranium Corporation of  India Limited (UCIL) following submission of report by the expert committee which inspected Uranium Mines on …
  • World Badminton Champion PV Sindhu to set up badminton academy in Vizag 14 Sep 2019 03:59 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday assured that his government will allot five acres of land in Visakhapatnam when World Badminton Champion PV Sindhu opined that it would be good if there was a badminton …
  • Architects are synthesisers of ideas: IIT Gandhinagar founder 14 Sep 2019 03:59 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Describing architects and planners as synthesisers of different ideas, Prof Sudhir K Jain, founder-director of IIT Gandhinagar said architects and planners played a pivotal role in the development of a nation.  …
  • YSRC lodges complaint with DGP; TDP follows suit 14 Sep 2019 03:59 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  High-voltage drama was seen at police headquarters in Mangalagiri on Friday, when leaders of both ruling YSR Congress and opposition Telugu Desam Party lodged complaints against each other with Director General of …
  • Report on Polavaram project sent to Central Water Commission 14 Sep 2019 03:47 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The State Water Resources Department has sent the details regarding the variation in quantities of work pertaining to the Polavaram project as sought by the Revised Cost Estimates (RCE) Committee of Central Water …
  • Andhra government seeks expert advice on balanced growth, Amaravati 14 Sep 2019 03:47 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Amid growing uncertainty over the fate of Amaravati, the government has constituted a six-membered expert committee to review the developmental plans initiated so far and suggest a comprehensive strategy for all-round …
  • Justice B Siva Sankara Rao to take charge as chairman of Judicial Review Committee 14 Sep 2019 03:47 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Retired Telangana High Court Judge Justice B Siva Sankara Rao, who has been appointed Chairman of the Judicial Review Committee, will take charge in the Secretariat on Saturday. The State government recently issued an …
  • Niti Aayog promises to extend all support for development of State 14 Sep 2019 03:47 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar called on CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy at the Secretariat on Friday and promised all possible help for State development. Impressed by the CM’s model of governance aimed at inclusive …
  • YS Jagan promises 5 acres for PV Sindhu’s Badminton Academy 13 Sep 2019 19:16 Tadepalli: Ace shuttler PV Sindhu paid a courtesy call to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy in Tadepalli on Friday. He felicitated PV Sindhu for winning the gold medal at the BWF World Championships on August 25 and promised to allot five …
  • AP CM assures land for Sindhu to set up academy 13 Sep 2019 16:55 IMAGE: World badminton champion PV Sindhu meets Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy in Amaravati on Friday. All Photographs: SnapsIndia Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jaganmohan Reddy on Friday promised to allot five acres of land in the …
  • AP: After Anna Canteen, Jagan govt paints graveyards across state in YSRCP colours 13 Sep 2019 14:54  Earlier, the Jagan govt has issued orders to paint the village secretariats, which will be established by October 2, in the YSR Congress Party colours. (Photo: File) Amaravati: Chandrababu Naidu’s Opposition Telugu Desam Party in Andhra Pradesh has gone …
  • AP: After Anna Canteen, Reddy govt paints graveyards across state in YSRCP colours 13 Sep 2019 13:39 ‘Won’t you spare even graveyards? How can you paint your party colours to public graveyards?’ a TDP MP said. Amaravati: Chandrababu Naidu’s Opposition Telugu Desam Party in Andhra Pradesh has gone vehemently against YSRCP’s move to paint the graveyards …
  • UCIL to check for uranium contamination in Andhra’s Kadapa 13 Sep 2019 12:59 Vijayawada, Sep 13 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (APPCB) on Friday issued directions to the Uranium Corporation of India Ltd (UCIL) to check for uranium contamination in the state’s Kadapa district. The APPCB’s directions came after an …
  • How Amaravati is turning into a nightmare 13 Sep 2019 04:52 VIJAYAWADA: Jammula Malleswara Rao, a farmer from Tulluru, remembers the day he bought an earthmover and leased it to a corporate house. In his mind he had prepared himself for busy days ahead. His machine has been idle for over two months now. “It is …
  • Andhra Pradesh transport department studying penalties in other states 13 Sep 2019 04:33 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The transport department constituted a committee to study the fines being imposed on the violators in the neighbouring States and elsewhere in the country following the amendments made to the Motor Vehicles Bill-2019, …
  • Kanaka Durga temple hundi collections at Rs 1.35 crore  13 Sep 2019 04:33 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Kanaka Durga Temple earned revenue of Rs 1.35 crore, 310 gram of gold and 4.15 kg of silver through hundis setup in the temple. On Thursday, the officials opened 31 hundis in the temple and took stock of the offerings …
  • Collector seeks public cooperation in eliminating single-use plastic usage 13 Sep 2019 04:33 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna District Collector and VMC special officer A Md Imtiaz sought public cooperation in eliminating single-use plastic in the city and across the district, at an awareness programme at Andhra Loyola College here on …
  • ‘Country ahead in disaster management satellites’, former head of ISRO K Seshadri says to Vijayawada's engineering students 13 Sep 2019 04:33 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Former head of MEGS, Geosciences group of National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) K Seshadri, addressed engineering students in Vijayawada and spoke about recent trends and modern …
  • PV Sindhu arrives in Vijayawada, to meet CM, Governor 13 Sep 2019 04:33 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: PV Sindhu arrived at Vijayawada International Airport on Thursday, her first visit post-winning gold at the Badminton World Championship.  Sharing her experience of bagging the gold, she said, “I have been waiting for …
  • AP BJP’s plea to Centre on Polavaram 13 Sep 2019 04:26 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: State BJP leaders sought the intervention of the Centre in the issue of Amaravati and Polavaram project, which have been stalled by the YSRC government. They also requested the Centre to take over the execution of the …
  • ‘Export-led growth critical for AP’, says Industries Minister Mekapati Gautham Reddy 13 Sep 2019 04:26 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Industries Minister Mekapati Gautham Reddy, who participated in the National Board of Trade (BoT)  meeting held in Delhi on Thursday, explained the sectors the State government must focus on and requested the Centre, to …
  • CM Jagan Reddy wants to sort out river water issues with Odisha 13 Sep 2019 04:26 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy directed the Water Resources Department to prepare a note on the disputes between Andhra Pradesh and Odisha with regard to irrigation projects over Vamsadhara river. He also told the …
  • Andhra Pradesh stares at slowdown after govt applies brakes on Amaravati 12 Sep 2019 20:54 An expansive economic slowdown seems to be in store for Andhra Pradesh. This is in part due to the sudden dip in business ever since the state government applied brakes on infrastructure activity in the upcoming capital, Amaravati. Media reports are doing …
  • Prakasam opens 70 gates, parts of Vijayawada drown 12 Sep 2019 10:20
  • Andhra: Naidu, son to stay under house arrest to 'maintain law, order' 12 Sep 2019 06:24 Hyderabad: Amid the political drama in Andhra Pradesh, police have put up notice outside former chief minister and Telugu Desam Party chief N Chandrababu Naidu’s residence stating that the father and son will be under house arrest for next 24 hours. The …
  • Chandrababu Naidu, son to stay under house arrest to 'maintain law and order' 12 Sep 2019 06:16 Wed morning began with police laying siege to Naidu’s home and later Naidu and his son were placed under house arrest. Hyderabad: Amid the political drama in Andhra Pradesh, police have put up notice outside former chief minister and Telugu Desam Party …
  • South Central Railway Vijayawada division officials launch ‘Swachhata Hi Sewa - Swachhata Pakhwada' campaign 12 Sep 2019 02:38 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Taking cue from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call to eliminate usage of single-use plastic (SUP) in the country,  South Central Railway (SCR) Vijayawada division officials on Tuesday, launched the ‘Swachhata Hi Sewa - …
  • Man falls into swollen Krishna river, rescued  12 Sep 2019 02:38 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Timely intervention of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel saved a person from drowning after he accidentally fell in River Krishna on Wednesday. Ponnuru Sudhakar (38), owner of a small business in …
  • Article 370: Bright days ahead for J&K, says BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav 12 Sep 2019 02:38 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Stating that bright days are ahead for Jammu and Kashmir, BJP National General Secretary and thinker Ram Madhav said the entire world knew which country to support in the matter of abrogation of Article 370 adding that …
  • Andhra Pradesh can’t save a penny through reverse tendering for Polavaram, says BJP MP YS Chowdary 12 Sep 2019 02:38 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: BJP MP YS Chowdary (Sujana Chowdary) claimed that the Centre was of the opinion that the Andhra Pradesh government could not save even a penny by going for reverse tendering for Polavaram irrigation project. Finding …
  • Andhra Pradesh students to have lessons on road safety, climate change 12 Sep 2019 02:38 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   Keen on improving standards in government schools, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy directed officials of the school education department to introduce the English medium from Class 1 to Class 8 from the next …
  • Flood threat in Krishna, Guntur looms large  12 Sep 2019 02:25 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA/ELURU/KAKINADA/KURNOOL : As floods in Godavari river started receding, all warnings issued at Dowleswaram Barrage in Rajamahendravaram were withdrawn by Wednesday evening. However, heavy inflows continued at …
  • Clampdown in AP: Chandrababu Naidu, N Lokesh house-arrested 12 Sep 2019 01:08 VIJAYAWADA: In a clampdown against its main opposition, reminiscent of the 1975 Emergency, and more recently, the arrest of main political leaders in Jammu & Kashmir after the abrogation of Article 370, the Andhra Pradesh government led by Y.S. Jagan …
  • Naidu, son under house arrest ahead of rally against ‘attacks on TDP workers’ 11 Sep 2019 23:12 Former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu Former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu and his son Nara Lokesh were put under house arrest in Vijayawada on Wednesday, just as they were about to leave for a rally to Atmakur in …
  • Chandrababu Naidu placed under preventive detention, say police 11 Sep 2019 22:23 Amid high drama, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president N. Chandrababu Naidu and his son Nara Lokesh were placed under preventive detention at their residence at Undavalli, near here, on Wednesday. The police detained them to foil their plan to take out a ‘ …
  • Chandrababu Naidu under house arrest to foil march 11 Sep 2019 20:44 Vijayawada Lok Sabha MP Kesineni Srinivas tried to go to Mr Naidu’s house, but the police forcibly stopped him near the Prakasam barrage. Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh): In a clampdown against its main Opposition, reminiscent of the 1975 Emergency and more …
  • ‘You can’t control us’: Chandrababu Naidu, under house arrest, tells YSRC govt 11 Sep 2019 10:16 Krishna District Police locked the gates of Naidu’s residence at Undavalli Former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N Chandrababu Naidu and his son N Lokesh Wednesday were placed under house arrest in Vijayawada just as they were about to leave to lead a …
  • Chandrababu Naidu put under house arrest 11 Sep 2019 09:26 AMARAVATI: Telugu Desam president N Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday made a vain bid to venture out of his house at Undavalli here to proceed to Palnadu region in Guntur district as part of his 'Chalo Atmakuru' call against alleged eviction of some …
  • Work Stress And Financial Woes Has Largest Impact On Mental Health 11 Sep 2019 09:26   Methodology The Outlook Group-Karvy Insights Urban Health Survey was conducted by Karvy Insights Limited. A total of 1,648 interviews were conducted spread across nine cities: Delhi, Lucknow, Mumbai, Indore, Calcutta, Patna, Chennai, Bangalore and …
  • TDP claims leaders including Chandrababu Naidu placed under house arrest 11 Sep 2019 06:59 To foil the ‘Chalo Atmakur’ call given by the Telugu Desam Party, the police deployed additional forces at Leader of the Opposition N. Chandrababu Naidu’s residence, located on the banks of Krishna River, at Undavalli in Guntur district on Wednesday. …
  • Chandrababu Naidu Under House Arrest In Protest Against Jagan Mohan Reddy 11 Sep 2019 06:35 Chandrababu Naidu has been placed under house arrest New Delhi:  Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu and several leaders of his Telugu Desam Party (TDP) have been put under house arrest to prevent them from participating in a massive …
  • Chalo Atmakur rally: TDP MP K Srinivas detained 11 Sep 2019 05:32 Amaravati: TDP MP K Srinivas was detained by Andhra Pradesh police on Wednesday from Prakasam Barrage area near Vijayawada. Police detained the TDP MP when he was on his way to party Chief N Chandrababu Naidu’s residence, to participate in “Chalo Atmakur” …
  • 1,377 special buses to clear rush of passengers during Dasara festival 11 Sep 2019 03:08 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   To ensure hassle-free journey for its passengers during Dasara festival, the Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) will operate 1,377 special buses from Hyderabad to various destinations across …
  • Prakasam Barrage to get 4 lakh cusecs of floodwater 11 Sep 2019 03:08 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  With Krishna river expected to receive heavy inflows at Prakasam Barrage, District Collector A MD Imtiaz has directed officials concerned to shift sand stored at reaches to safer locations.  He inspected the Kasarabad …
  • Vijayawada traffic cops use ads, clips to create awareness among violators 11 Sep 2019 03:08 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   In order to create awareness on traffic rules, amended Motor Vehicle Act- 2019 and negative effects of a traffic violation, among the violators of traffic rules, traffic police personnel are incorporating novel ways to …
  • Naidu launches broadside against Jagan’s govt, says law and order deteriorating in AP 11 Sep 2019 03:08 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   Asserting that TDP’s proposed ‘Chalo Atmakur’ rally to drop the alleged victims of YSRC attacks to their native village will be held as scheduled, TDP supremo N Chandrababu Naidu has launched a broadside against the …
  • Section 144 in Palnadu, Guntur city; no permission for TDP, YSRC rallies 11 Sep 2019 03:08 By Express News Service  VIJAYAWADA:  A tense situation is prevailing at Palnadu region and Guntur with both the ruling YSRC and Opposition TDP announcing to take out ‘Chalo Atmakur’ rallies on the same day (Wednesday) and almost at the same time.  …
  • Andhra University to conduct Andhra Pradesh Research Common Entrance Test from November 8 11 Sep 2019 02:59 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:   Now research aspirants need not get bogged down as a golden opportunity knocks their door. The Andhra University is conducting the Andhra Pradesh Research Common Entrance Test (APRCET) for the second time. Giving …
  • Two crest gates lifted at Srisailam Project 11 Sep 2019 02:59 By Express News Service KURNOOL/VIJAYAWADA: Following spillage of floodwater from above the crest gates - 2, 3,10,11 and 12 of Srisailam project, which was closed, social media went abuzz with reports attributing the incident to the negligence of …
  • AP govt likely to submit report on Polavaram as sought by Centre 11 Sep 2019 02:58 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State government is preparing its reply to be sent to the Union Ministry of Jal Shakti, which sought an ‘evaluation and proper assessment’ report on Polavaram project at the behest of the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO …
  • Gang Leader pre-release event LIVE: Watch Nani talking about his movie, cast and crew 10 Sep 2019 21:26 Gang Leader pre-release eventTwitter The pre-release event of director Vikram Kumar's Gang Leader, starring Nani and Priyanka Arul Mohan, will be held on Tuesday. The function will be live-streamed on Mythri Movie Makers' YouTube channel. The event …
  • Gaiety marks Ganesha idol immersion in Vijayawada 10 Sep 2019 06:02 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Of the 1,325 Ganesha idols that were installed in the city limits, around 500 were immersed at Seethamma Vari Padalu ghat of River Krishna on Sunday, marking the first day of immersion.  Decorated vehicles carrying …
  • SCR GM: Improve safety standards at station yards 10 Sep 2019 06:02 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: South Central Railway (SCR) General Manager Gajanan Mallya advised the officials to focus on enhancing safety standards at station yards and private sidings to improve operational convenience during a review meeting. …
  • VMC seizes 700 kg banned plastic, Rs 50,000 penalty imposed on traders 10 Sep 2019 06:02 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The public health department officials penalised some traders on Monday, who failed to adhere to the rules framed by the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) regarding ban on single-use plastic under its ambit. The …
  • Youth find ganja peddling a lucrative trade in Vijayawada 09 Sep 2019 06:10 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A college dropout, Suresh (name changed) earns Rs 20,000 to Rs 25,000 a month, working only for two hours a day. The 20-year-old neither has a fancy job in an MNC nor is a businessman. Wondering how the youngster, who …
  • Zakir Khan’s maiden comedy show in Vijayawada wows crowd 09 Sep 2019 06:10 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The youth of the city had an evening full of fun and laughter at Tummalapalli Kalakshetram here on Sunday as popular comedian Zakir Khan took them on a roller-coaster ride. Khan was welcomed with an excited audience at …
  • Mosquito menace: Anti-larval op in high-risk Vijayawada areas 08 Sep 2019 05:58 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With the number of alleged viral fever reports rising in the city, municipal commissioner V Prasanna Venkatesh directed the officials concerned to conduct ground-level inspection and carry out fogging operations in …
  • Vijayawada school wins MEA’s inter-school quiz competition 08 Sep 2019 05:58 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Nirmal Hriday School of Vijayawada won the inter-school quiz competition held at Glendale Academy in Hyderabad on Friday. Delhi Public School (DPS) of Hyderabad claimed the runners-up position. This competition was …
  • 1,371 children rescued in Vijayawada under Operation Muskaan 07 Sep 2019 06:06 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  As many as 1,371 children were rescued under Operation Muskaan on Friday. In a day-long drive, 693 teams comprising officials from police, Childline, Child Welfare Committee (CWC) and child protection department rescued …
  • Kanaka Durga temple executive officer and Vijayawada CP review arrangements for Dasara 06 Sep 2019 03:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Kanaka Durga temple executive officer (EO) MV Suresh Babu, accompanied by city police commissioner (CP) Ch Dwaraka Tirumala Rao carried out a ground-level inspection on Thursday to check the security arrangements and see …
  • Badhaai Ho! Woman delivers twins at age of 74 in Vijayawada 05 Sep 2019 09:44 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Setting a record of sorts, a 74-year-old woman delivered twins after five decades of her marriage through IVF, in a private nursing home in Guntur town of Andhra Pradesh. The woman and also the twin babies are doing well …
  • Even men are not safe in Vijayawada 05 Sep 2019 03:19 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Not just women, even men of Vijayawada were unsafe. Cases of men going missing were on the rise, giving the police department one more reason to worry about. According to statistics provided by the city police, 547 such …
  • Ganesh pandals throw fire safety rules to the winds in Vijayawada 05 Sep 2019 03:19 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Despite it being mandatory to keep firefighting equipment ready at every Ganesh pandals, the ground reality showed a different picture. Several pandals in the city were seen neglecting the fire safety rules, asked to be …