• Krishna district to get five child-friendly police stations 17 Nov 2020 02:49 The Krishna district police has decided to transform five police stations into child-friendly one by allotting some place for creating play area for children. As part of the ongoing Children’s Day celebrations from November 14 to 20, the authorities have …
  • Krishna district police bust fake Aadhaar card racket 10 Nov 2020 03:42 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Krishna district police on Monday busted a fake PAN and Aadhaar card racket and arrested six persons. The police seized fake PAN and Aadhaar cards, seals, computers, laptops, scanners, printers, webcams, fingerprint …
  • Gudivada rural police arrest five bike lifters, 9 bikes recovered 04 Nov 2020 05:53 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Gudivada rural police on Tuesday arrested five bike lifters and recovered nine motorcycles worth `5 lakh from their possession. Addressing the media, Circle Inspector D Ramana said that the accused were found moving …
  • Gutkha, liquor seized in raids in Krishna district 02 Nov 2020 05:56 In a joint operation, the police in association with Special Enforcement Bureau (SEB) personnel conducted raids at different places in Krishna district on Sunday and registered 28 cases and took 37 persons into custody for possessing banned gutkha products …
  • Farmers will get remunerative price for paddy: Krishna district collector A Md Imtiaz 01 Nov 2020 04:00 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: District Collector A Md Imtiaz has said that all arrangements are made to provide remunerative price for paddy produced by the farmers during Kharif season in the district. At a programme held at his camp office here on …
  • Andhra Pradesh RTC to issue bus passes in Krishna district from tomorrow 01 Nov 2020 03:50 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  With the State government issuing guidelines for reopening educational institutions from Monday, Krishna region of Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) has decided to issue bus passes in various …
  • District road safety panel identifies 124 black spots in Vijayawada 28 Oct 2020 05:24 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Out of the 174 accident black spots in Krishna district, 124 have been identified in Vijayawada city alone. This was found out in a ground-level inspection carried out by the district road safety committee, which also …
  • Andhra Pradesh: South Central Railway commissions 69 km double railway line in record time 23 Oct 2020 07:38 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   In a record time, the Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd (RVNL) completed and commissioned 69 km of doubling of railway line between Uppaluru-Gudivada-Moturu and Gudivada-Machilipatnam on Thursday.  The newly-commissioned double …
  • Torrential rains batter parts of Rayalaseema, snap road links 12 Oct 2020 03:39 By Express News Service CHITTOOR/KADAPA/VIJAYAWADA: Heavy and continuous rains in parts of Rayalaseema since Saturday night has left several streams in Kadapa and Chittoor districts overflowing, and thrown life out of gear. Two persons, who were …
  • Six new containment zones in Krishna 26 Sep 2020 06:22 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Collector A Md Imtiaz on Friday announced six more containment zones in the Krishna district. These zones include Wakanur village in Avanigadda zone, Lakshmipuram village in Challapalli zone, Thotaravulapadu village in …
  • BJP demands sacking of AP minister for his comments 24 Sep 2020 18:48 Amaravati, Sep 24 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers have demanded the sacking of state Civil Supplies Minister, Kodali Venkateshwara Rao, on Thursday for his comments on Narendra Modi and Yogi Adityanath in connection with the BJP …
  • Village Defence Squads formed to check anti-social activities in Krishna 19 Sep 2020 02:30 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  With the incidents of Hindu temples and other places of worship being vandalised by unidentified miscreants at various places across the State, Krishna district police, initiated Gram Rakshak Dalams/Village Defence …
  • Was attacked for pointing out injustices towards Dalits: TDP leader files complaint against Nani 12 Sep 2020 04:48 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Alleging threat to his life from minister Kodali Sri Venkateswara Rao alias Nani, former TDP Gudivada town president Dityala Rambabu filed a complaint at Gudivada police station on Friday.  In his complaint, Rambabu …
  • Southern Railway's Chennai Divn starts new service to map movement of goods 11 Sep 2020 12:11 Southern Railway's Chennai Division has introduced a new stream of traffic, “Time-tabled container train services” to capture the loading and unloading of goods from industries and firms to destinations across the country. Apart from coal and coke, …
  • Power Mech Projects Limited secures orders worth Rs. 1311.70 crores 03 Sep 2020 06:30 Power Mech Projects Limited (BSE Scrip Code: 539302, NSE Symbol: POWERMECH) has received letter of intent / L1 intimation for the following work worth Rs. 1311.70 Crores. Below are the details of the Orders: 1.4 laning of Channarayanapatna Bypass from …
  • ‘Naidu trying to dent city’s brand image’ 21 Aug 2020 05:11 Anakapalle MLA says govt. committed to all-round development of the State YSR Congress Party MLA Gudivada Amarnath on Thursday accused TDP national president N. Chandrababu Naidu has been relentlessly trying to damage the brand image of Visakhapatnam. …
  • Flood in Krishna damages thousands of acres of crops; NDRF personnel rescue five in Nandigama 17 Aug 2020 05:15 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With heavy rains lashing the district for the last three days, water level in Krishna river near Prakasam Barrage has been increasing steadily.As on Sunday, while inflows to the barrage stood at 1.35 lakh cusecs, …
  • Visakhapatnam COVID-19 count breaches 20,000-mark, partial lockdown in Anakapalle 11 Aug 2020 04:58 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The district breached the 20,000-mark in Covid-19 count as 620 new cases were reported on Monday. Now, the total number of corona cases rose to 20,525. As many as 972 people were discharged from Covid hospitals in the …
  • 342 new COVID-19 cases take Andhra's Krishna district total past 9K; 3,012 still undergoing treatment 07 Aug 2020 04:49 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With 363 more cases, the Covid-19 count of Krishna district crossed the 9,000-mark on Thursday and stood at 9,042. Six more died of coronavirus, taking the toll to 198. Of the total 9,042, the district has 3,012 active …
  • Governor's assent precursor to development of all regions of Andhra Pradesh: YSR Congress 02 Aug 2020 03:39 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan gave his consent to three capitals and CRDA Bills after taking all aspects into consideration, YSR Congress spoksperson and MLA Gudivada Amarnath said.  While all sections of people …
  • Private hospitals in Vijayawada join fight against coronavirus 27 Jul 2020 04:04 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district on Sunday reported six more deaths due to COVID-19, taking the toll to 144. As many as 332 more persons tested positive for the virus in 24 hours, taking the tally to 5,580. The district now has 1,376 …
  • Watch: Waiters in PPE kits serve food at wedding in Andhra Pradesh 25 Jul 2020 16:06 By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Updated: July 25, 2020 8:19:34 pm The wedding organisers had requested the caterers to make sure that their serving team were wearing PPE kits, ensuring hygiene in view of the Covid-19 situation. (Picture credit: YouTube/ …
  • Andhra Pradesh DGP D Gautam Sawang launches ‘Operation Muskaan COVID-19’ 15 Jul 2020 02:43 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The sixth phase of ‘Operation Muskaan COVID-19’ took off in Andhra Pradesh. Director General of Police D Gautam Sawang formally launched rescue vehicles for Vijayawada, Guntur Urban and Rural units for the week-long …
  • Krishna district reports 111 new cases, 3 deaths 14 Jul 2020 05:27 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Krishna district reported 111 cases on Monday, taking the count to 2,615. The Covid-19 toll mounted to 83 as three more persons died of virus. The district has 691 active cases and 1,841 were discharged from hospitals, …
  • Monsoon vigorous over TN, East and North-East India 10 Jul 2020 11:00 East and North-East India are getting a severe pounding from a monsoon which is behaving indifferently over the rest of the country in signs that it has entered a weak phase. But this is also the phase when the East Coast as well as Odisha, Coastal Andhra …
  • Two minor girls raped by sexagenarians in Krishna 10 Jul 2020 02:14 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Two minor girls were allegedly sexually assaulted by sexagenarians in two separate incidents at Gudivada and Telaprolu village in Krishna district on Thursday.In the first incident, Gudivada DSP G Satyanandam said the …
  • 55 new coronavirus infections in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district 07 Jul 2020 04:52 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Krishna reported 55 fresh Covid-19 cases on Monday, taking the tally in the district to 1,798. With the death of one more patient, the toll stood at 70. Meanwhile, the district has 1,056 active cases after the recovery …
  • People freely move around in Andhra sans masks in Unlock 1.0 08 Jun 2020 13:10 Amaravathi, June 8 (IANS) On a day when lockdown measures were relaxed and businesses opened up, the common public in Andhra Pradesh were seen moving freely, most of them without a mask, with Unlock 1.0 entering its second week on Monday. “Most people are …
  • Anakapalle in Visakhapatnam shut after 14 positive COVID-19 cases reported in a single day 06 Jun 2020 04:24 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  For the first time since coronavirus outbreak, Anakapalle town was brought under lockdown as it recorded 14 positive cases in a single day (Friday). All these  cases are primary and secondary contacts of positive …
  • "Abusive Content": Andhra High Court Serves Notice To 93 For Online Posts 30 May 2020 12:22 Andhra HIgh Court had transferred the Dr K Sudhakar case to the CBI Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh High Court has issued notices to 44 people for derogatory and offensive social media posts directed at the judiciary over its decision to hand the Dr Sudhakar …
  • HC reinstates Ramesh as SEC, setback for Jagan govt 30 May 2020 00:37 Vijayawada: The high court on Friday set aside ordinance 5 of 2020 and the consequential GOs issued by the state government which resulted in cessation of Nimmagadda Ramesh Kumar’s tenure as state election commissioner (SEC). The high court also reinstated …
  • Remembering NTR on his birth anniversary 28 May 2020 17:02 People crowned him Viswa Vikhyatha Nata Sarvabhouma for his remarkable performances on screen. Born in Nimmakuru, a small village in Gudivada taluk of Krishna District, the Padma Shri awardee has films like Maya Bazaar (1957), Gundamma Katha (1962), …
  • SCR transports 12.3 lakh tonnes of food grains 03 May 2020 02:38 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: South Central Railway (SCR) had transported 12.3 lakh tonnes of food grain in April, which is almost six times of the loading done by the SCR during the same cumulative period in 2019 and registered an incremental …
  • Lockdown: 562 migrants homebound for intrastate journey from Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district 02 May 2020 03:42 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  As the government has allowed movement of stranded migrants, as many as 562 persons from West Godavari, Srikakulam and Vizianagaram left for their home from Krishna district on Friday.  The administration had arranged …
  • Intense thunderstorms lash Coastal AP, Telangana, Tamil Nadu 26 Apr 2020 11:53 Intense thunderstorms accompanied with gusty winds/squally weather/hailstorm and rainfall exceeding five cm lashed Coastal Odisha, North Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and North Tamil Nadu on Saturday/Sunday as thunderheads paraded along the …
  • Lockdown impact: Stuck in India, US visa holders worry about jobs, families 25 Apr 2020 07:12 India lockdown: A US embassy official gives instructions to a batch of NRIs being taken to the US in relief flights. The NRIs were shuttled in buses from Ludhiana to the Delhi airport on Friday. (Express Photo: Gurmeet Singh) Every time she is on a …
  • 128 APSRTC depots closed, 12,000 services cancelled in State 24 Mar 2020 16:04 With the government declaring lockdown, all the 12,000 buses belonging to the Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) were confined to 128 depots in the State from Sunday midnight. All the suburban and urban services were cancelled and …
  • Major jolt to Telugu Desam as Karanam meets CM 13 Mar 2020 07:23 The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) suffered a jolt as its senior leader and MLA from Chirala Karanam Balarama Krishnamurthy on Thursday met Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy along with his son Venkatesh, setting off speculation over his next move. Mr. Jagan …
  • Cybercrime police trace missing techie in Delhi 03 Mar 2020 05:53 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Cybercrime police have reunites a youngster with his family on Monday. The 27-year-old man reportedly went missing on February 8. According to cybercrime station Inspector K Shivaji, Kona Pravulla Sravan Kumar …
  • Resolve pending housing cases quickly, officials told 03 Mar 2020 05:52 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Collector A Md Imtiaz has directed revenue officials to resolve 158 pending cases regarding a few lands meant for housing schemes. He was speaking at a review meeting with officials of Vijayawada, Gudivada, Machilipatnam …
  • Vijayawada's Kankipadu road-widening on cards 02 Mar 2020 15:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Motorists’ long-pending demand of road-widening of the 24.8 km stretch between Gudivada and Kankipadu will soon be materialised as the R&B Department is preparing estimates for the project. Retaining walls are …
  • Irregularities plague govt. hospitals: ACB 29 Feb 2020 07:14 The 48-hour raid on Government District Headquarters and Area Hospitals and Dispensaries across the State by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials highlighted the poor maintenance and irregularities in drug stores, wards and kitchens in many hospitals …
  • ACB raids Andhra hospitals, finds patients diverted to private facilities 27 Feb 2020 23:08 The ACB teams also found glaring discrepancies and absenteeism at several health facilities. (Representational image) Staff at several public hospitals were diverting patients to private hospitals and diagnostic centres for treatment and tests, according …
  • New Andhra Pradesh districts to come up in 2021 19 Feb 2020 02:52 HYDERABAD: The formation of new districts in Andhra Pradesh may take place only in 2021.  AP Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, during his Praja Sankalpa Yatra before the Assembly elections last year, had promised that the number of districts will be …
  • Humpy Koneru wins second edition of the Cairns Cup 17 Feb 2020 11:35 It has been a good semester for Humpy Koneru. Since September 2019, the Indian star won the first event of the Grand Prix series in Skolkovo, got second place at the second stage in Monaco, became Women's Word Rapid Champion and now got clear first …
  • Much-awaited Madhura Nagar railway underbridge to come up at Rs 17 crore 11 Feb 2020 03:17 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The much-awaited railway underbridge (RUB) near Madhura Nagar railway station will be developed in the months to come, as the State government has approved Rs 17.42 crore, out of Rs 50 crore sanctioned to the Vijayawada …
  • How Jagan Mohan Reddy rolled back several of his predecessor's policy decisions in Andra Pradesh 08 Feb 2020 18:47 Andhra Pradesh was India’s most business-friendly state in 2016, 2017 and 2018, according to separate studies conducted by the Union commerce ministry, the World Bank and the National University of Singapore. But few would agree with that claim now. Since …
  • South Central Railway gets Rs 6,846 crore for infrastructure 06 Feb 2020 07:25 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: The South Central Railway has received a staggering budgetary allocation of Rs6,846 crore for the year of 2020-21. This is a 30 per cent increase from last year’s budgetary allocation. The allocation includes Rs 2,856 …
  • Budget gives ₹6,846 crore to South Central Railway in 2020-21 06 Feb 2020 04:49 South Central Railway (SCR) has been allocated ₹6,846 crore for the year 2020-21 in the Budget including grants of ₹2,856 crore for new lines. In addition, doubling, third line and bypass works have been provided ₹3,836 crore, while ₹152 crore has been …
  • Akividu-Bhimavaram double railway line commissioned 04 Feb 2020 05:06 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The South Central Railway (SCR) has commissioned doubling of the line between Akividu and Bhimavaram railway stations in Vijayawada Division, with the running of Tirupati-Bilaspur Express (train no 17842). According to …
  • Over 10,000 to visit Inspire Manak 03 Feb 2020 05:44 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: District Educational Officer (DEO) MV Rajyalakshmi has directed the officials concerned to make arrangements for Inspire Manak Awards Scheme 2019-20 at Donbosco High School Guntupalli from February 3 to 5 and Francis …
  • Andhra cabinet approves draft bill to abolish legislative council 27 Jan 2020 15:32 Image Source : T RAGHAVAN, INDIA TV Andhra Pradesh CM Jaganmohan Reddy In a major development, Andhra Pradesh cabinet on Monday approved a draft bill to abolish the Legislative Council. The decision was taken in the cabinet meeting held today, ruling YSR …
  • Protests continue in Port City against TD stand on three capitals 26 Jan 2020 08:58 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  YSRC leaders and workers took out a motorcycle rally, led by Tourism Minister Muttamsetti Srinivasa Rao alias Avanthi, here on Saturday. The rally passed through main throughfares with the YSRC workers raising …
  • No one can stop executive capital plan: Andhra Pradesh MLA Gudivada Amarnath 25 Jan 2020 08:31 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: YSR Congress MLA and party spokesperson Gudivada Amarnath said on Friday no one can stop from Vizag being the executive capital of the State. Legislative Council chairperson MA Shariff referred the Andhra Pradesh …
  • Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy calls for Cabinet meet on Monday over Legislative Council issue 25 Jan 2020 08:31 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has convened a Cabinet meeting on Monday morning reportedly to approve a resolution to abolish the Legislative Council. The resolution could be moved in the Assembly later the same day …
  • Pawan a political freelancer: YSRCP 18 Jan 2020 07:38 YSRCP MLA and party spokesperson Gudivada Amarnath has questioned Jana Sena Party (JSP)’s political ideology and its president Pawan Kalyan’s commitment after he chose to align himself again with the BJP. Addressing the media here on Friday, Mr. Amarnath …
  • 540 cases lodged, 1,494 detained: Cockfights in Andhra continue unabated, crores change hands 17 Jan 2020 03:58 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA/KAKINADA/ELURU: A total of 540 cases (till 6 pm) were filed against organisers for illegally conducting cockfights during the three-day Sankranti festival in Krishna district.  As part of the raids, the police …
  • Ban fails to stop cockfights in Andhra Pradesh 15 Jan 2020 05:54 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Police’s week-long efforts, such as destruction of cockfight arenas, detaining history-sheeters and filing cases against suspects, failed to put an end to the blood sport and the gambling associated with it on the first …
  • CM Jagan Mohan Reddy will celebrate Sankranti in Gudivada: Andhra Pradesh Civil Supplies Minister 13 Jan 2020 06:06 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Civil Supplies Minister Kodali Venkateswara Rao (Nani) said Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy would visit Gudivada on Tuesday to participate in Sankranti festivities. He said that CM would reach at 3 pm and reach K …
  • Despite ban, stage being set for cockfighting in Andhra Pradesh 12 Jan 2020 07:08 Thousands of roosters, sharp knives, crores of money and huge arenas are being readied for organising rooster fights during the three-day Sankranti festivities in coastal areas of the State, particularly Krishna, Guntur, East and West Godavari districts. …
  • Set up panels to prevent cockfights, says Krishna District Collector, A Md Imtiaz 27 Dec 2019 04:29 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  With just a few weeks left for Sankranti, the district administration has decided to constitute committees at village, mandal and division levels to ensure prevention of cock fights, said Krishna District Collector A Md …
  • Police solve woman’s murder by friend in Vijayawada 26 Dec 2019 05:18 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   With the arrest of a man on Wednesday, Gudivada police said they had solved the murder case of Kruparani, who was found dead at an isolated location in Barrilanka village of Krishna district on December 19.  Addressing …
  • Onions from Penumaka likely to be procured to meet Vijayawada demand 26 Dec 2019 03:49 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   Agriculture marketing department officials are contemplating procuring the onion crop yield being cultivated in around 250 to 300 acres of Penumaka in Guntur district to meet the demand in Vijayawada. Speaking to TNIE, …
  •  Facelift to 16 damaged bridges in Krishna district; Rs 81.50 crore required for reconstruction 24 Dec 2019 07:29 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Fulfilling the demand of people of Krishna district for new bridges in place of dilapidated ones, officials of the Roads & Buildings (R&B) department have started preparing estimates for construction of new bridges …
  • YSRC leaders in Vizag upbeat about Andhra CM Jagan's 3 capital hint 20 Dec 2019 03:50 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: YSRC leaders in the district are upbeat in the wake of Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy hinting that Visakhapatnam could be developed as an executive capital on the last day of the winter session of the Legislative …
  • Vijayawada youth festival a big draw 17 Dec 2019 05:02 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Minister for Tourism M Srinivasa Rao inaugurated the district-level youth festival at Ghantasala Venkateswara Rao Government Music College in the city on Monday. Addressing a gathering of hundreds of students, he said, …
  • Onion price tracker: Tuesday, December 10 10 Dec 2019 12:37 In what some may see as a silver lining, onions have been named the culprit for declining liquor consumption in India. To lay the blame for this at the bulb’s door would not, however, be fair, as there are other factors in play there. Nevertheless, onion …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Man dies in queue to buy onions at subsidised price 10 Dec 2019 08:44 Image Source : PTI PHOTO Man dies in queue to buy onions in Andhra Pradesh A 55-year-old man standing in the queue to buy onions collapsed in Andhra Pradesh on Monday. The incident was reported from Gudivada in Krishna district of the state, where the man …
  • AP only State to supply onions at Rs 25 per kg, says Andhra Pradesh CM 10 Dec 2019 04:58 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  A pandemonium-like situation prevailed for sometime in the AP Legislative Assembly on Monday, the first day of winter session, with the women MLAs, including Deputy Chief Minister (Tribal Welfare) Pamula Pushpasreevani …
  • Man Dies In Queue To Buy Onions, TDP Hits Out At Andhra Pradesh Government 09 Dec 2019 20:03 The retail price of onions was at Rs 110-160 per kg in the state on Monday, according to market sources. Amaravati (AP): A 55-year-old man died of a heart attack after he suddenly fell sick while waiting in queue to purchase onions at Gudivada in Krishna …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Man standing in queue dies of heart attack 09 Dec 2019 11:56 Krishna: A 55-year-old man fainted while standing in a queue for vegetables at the Gudivada Rytu Bazaar here on Monday. The man identified as Sambaiah was then rushed to the hospital and on the way, he died after suffering a cardiac arrest, said police. “ …
  • TDP youth wing president Devineni Avinash joins YSRCP 14 Nov 2019 17:10 Amaravati: Telugu Desam Party (TDP) youth wing ‘Telugu Yuvata’ president Devineni Avinash on Thursday resigned from the party and joined YSRCP. The change of guard took place while the TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu was holding his “Sand Deeksha” at …
  • Family in state of shock as loco pilot remains critical 13 Nov 2019 03:57 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Blessed with a baby boy only a month ago, 35-year-old L Chandrashekhar, is struggling for his life with a broken rib cage and a barrage of other life-threatening complications. Chandrashekhar hails from Gudivada in Andhra …
  • It’s wrong march, Pawan Kalyan acting for Chandrababu Naidu: YSRC   03 Nov 2019 06:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Ahead of the ‘long march’ to be taken up by Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan in Visakhapatnam on Sunday, the YSRC leaders launched a tirade dubbing the event as a “wrong march”. Alleging that the actor-turned-politician was …
  • A.P. Formation Day celebrated in Vizag 02 Nov 2019 03:44 Andhra Pradesh Formation Day was celebrated at the Andhra University Convention Centre on Friday. Glowing tributes were paid to Potti Sreeramulu, who laid down his life for the cause of a separate State for the Telugu-speaking people. Several other leaders …
  • AP: Con man arrested for cheating ATM users in Gannavaram 15 Oct 2019 06:37 Krishna (Andhra Pradesh): The Gannavaram police arrested a habitual offender who duped people at ATMs and recovered Rs 5.46 lakhs and a two-wheeler from his possession on Tuesday. The accused identified as Chinthala Suresh Babu was caught red-handed by …
  • ATM offender arrested, Rs 5.64 lakh recovered 15 Oct 2019 03:15 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Gannavaram police arrested a notorious ATM offender and recovered Rs 5.64 lakh pertaining to 16 cheating cases on Monday. The accused Chinthala Suresh (40), who earlier worked as a security guard at ATM kiosks, had …
  • Former Minister Bali Reddy Satyarao Died in an Accident in Visakhapatnam 01 Oct 2019 12:56 Former minister and senior leader of YSR Congress Party Bali Reddy Satyarao died in a road accident in Visakha. A bike hit him while he was walking on RK Beach Road. Bali Reddy, who was seriously injured in the accident, was rushed to My Cure Hospital. …
  • Relief as onion prices climb down in Vijayawada 29 Sep 2019 06:06 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The price of Maharashtra variety of onion available in Krishna district, which was priced at Rs 47 per kg earlier this week, was sold at Rs 34 per kg in Gudivada Rythu Bazar in Vijayawada city on Saturday. Sale of onions …
  • Andhra Pradesh Contract Employees’ Union stage novel protest 25 Sep 2019 02:43 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Demanding that the government operate 104 services on its own, the members of Andhra Pradesh Contract Employees’ Union staged a novel protest by submitting representations to the statue of former chief minister YS …
  • 37-yr-old found dead in hotel room of Gudivada town 18 Sep 2019 03:06 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   A 37-year-old man was found dead, while his mother was discovered in a serious condition in their hotel room in Gudivada town on Tuesday. According to Gudivada Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) N Satyananadam, the …
  • More amenities sought on pedestrian path to Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams 07 Sep 2019 06:05 By Express News Service TIRUPATI: Devotees urged Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams Executive Officer Anil Kumar Singhal to strengthen the facilities on the pedestrian path to Tirumala. As many as 22 devotees put forth various issues during the monthly Dial …
  • The other side of Miss India 27 Aug 2019 21:46 Ever since the filmmakers released the title and look of the latest Keerthy Suresh film, the mobile of Narendra Nath Yaddanapudi, the film’s director, has been buzzing incessantly. “I am overwhelmed with the response, and it has been my best birthday gift …
  • School Notes 7-31-19 30 Jul 2019 16:43 Armstrong graduates from Bob Jones Jonathan Armstrong of Lancaster graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication from Bob Jones University in Greenville on May 3. Two make president’s list at USC Aiken Two local students …
  • Andhra gang cheats in pretext of selling rice puller, magical attractor; arrested 30 Jul 2019 08:11 Krishna: Machilipatnam Central Crime Station (CCS) police has arrested a gang of ten persons involved in cheating people in the name of 'rice pulling'. The police team led by CCS SI Mohammad Habib Basha and Machilipatnam SI Rajesh arrested the gang …
  • Andhra gang loots by selling 'rice pulling' machine, magical attractor, arrested 30 Jul 2019 08:04 The gang is also accused of having stolen the golden 'kalash' from Shiva temple. Krishna: Machilipatnam Central Crime Station (CCS) police has arrested a gang of ten persons involved in cheating people in the name of 'rice pulling'. The …
  • Rain brings down mercury levels in Vijayawada 03 Jul 2019 05:48 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Krishna district witnessed moderate rainfall and a drop in the mercury levels on Monday. Vijayawada city received a good rain spell in the evening hours of Monday, recording around two centimetres of rainfall. With the …
  • Man burns pregnant wife to death 17 Jun 2019 04:00 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Suspecting fidelity, a man burnt his pregnant wife to death in Krishna Lanka late on Friday night. According to the Krishna Lanka police, the incident happened around 11 pm on Friday when M Sailaja (29) was asleep at her …
  • In a blow to Maoists, senior Naxal cadre Narmada arrested after being underground for 22 years 11 Jun 2019 17:24 Among the highly educated Naxal leaders, Narmada has been underground for the last 22 years. (Representative image) Senior Naxal cadre Narmada and husband Kiran were arrested by Gadchiroli police about two days ago from Hyderabad, as per reports. …
  • Dreaded Maoist couple living in Hyderabad arrested 11 Jun 2019 00:57 Hyderabad: In a major blow to the Maoists, a wanted woman naxal, who allegedly masterminded deadly attacks against security forces and politicians, including the assassination of BJP MLA Bheema Mandavi in Dantewada and was underground for 26 years, was …
  • Andhra Cabinet has 11 ministers in 41-50 age group 09 Jun 2019 07:55 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The youngest member in Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy’s cabinet is 33-year-old Pamula Pushpa Sreevani and the oldest is 69-year-old Pilli Subhash Chandra Bose. While majority of the ministers in the 25-member strong …
  • Andhra Cabinet mix of experience and youth 08 Jun 2019 11:13 Amaravati, June 8 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh’s new 25-member Cabinet, which was sworn in on Saturday, is a mix of experience and youth as Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has also rewarded the loyalists. Striking a balance, Jagan Reddy has also tried to …
  • Many aspirants as Andhra CM Jagan Mohan Reddy set to expand Cabinet 01 Jun 2019 05:07 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  As Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy sets out to expand his Cabinet on June 8, now it is for the ministerial aspirants to get into his good books. With the YSRC winning an overwhelming 151 MLAs in the …
  • Will SIT report now be made public? 28 May 2019 02:00 In June 2017, the TDP government coming under pressure from various quarters, formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) headed by DIG Vineet Brijlal to inquire into the alleged land-grabbing cases in Visakhapatnam district. The SIT grabbed a lot of …
  • YSRCP government to investigate land scam 27 May 2019 01:54 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The YSRCP government will order thorough inquiry into Vizag land scam along with alleged irregularities in Amaravati land acquisition, newly-elected Anakapalle MLA Gudivada Amarnath has said. Speaking at a news …
  • YS Jagan Mohan Reddy to take oath with 15 ministers 24 May 2019 21:54 Hyderabad: YSRC president Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy’s ministers are likely take oath along with him on May 30 when he swears in as Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. Mr Reddy may induct about 15 ministers initially. Given the strength of the AP Assembly, the …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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- …
  • Stay away from drugs, youth told 01 Dec 2020 02:41 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: District Collector A Md Imtiaz has urged the youth to stay away from drugs and other toxic substances. Speaking after flagging off a bicycle rally organised by the Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyan at his camp office here on …
  • Man held for attack on Andhra minister Perni remanded 01 Dec 2020 02:41 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Badugu Nageswara Rao who attacked Minister for Transport and Information and Public Relations (I&PR) Perni Venkataramaiah (Nani) was sent to 14-day judicial remand on Monday. Rao, a mason by profession, attacked Nani …
  • Ganja peddlers held 01 Dec 2020 01:09 Hyderabad: LB Nagar Special Operations Team (SOT) sleuths busted a ganja peddling racket and seized 76 kg of the contraband on Monday. Acting on specific information, SOT sleuths along with Saroornagar police arrested Sanjeev alias Kabiraj, 21, a labourer …
  • Mason attacks minister Nani with trowel 30 Nov 2020 09:13 VIJAYAWADA: A drunken man attacked transport minister Perni Venkataramaiah alias Nani with a trowel at Machilipatnam on Sunday. The minister escaped unhurt and the attacker was arrested. The incident took place when the minister was performing rituals to …
  • Andhra Pradesh IT Minister escapes unhurt after mason tries to attack him 29 Nov 2020 12:58 By: PTI | Amravati | Updated: November 29, 2020 6:15:39 pm The minister told reporters that he was safe and failed to understand why the man tried to attack him. (Twitter/@perni_nani)Andhra Pradesh Information and Transport Minister Perni Nani escaped …
  • Andhra minister Perni Nani escapes spade attack unhurt 29 Nov 2020 08:26 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh Transport and Information and Public Relations minister Perni Venkataramaiah (Nani) escaped unhurt a spade attack by a person at the former's residence in Machilipatnam on Sunday afternoon. The …
  • Cyclone Nivar: Paddy crop hit in 34 Krishna mandals 29 Nov 2020 02:34 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Paddy crop was hit badly in 34 mandals out of the total 54, due to severe cyclonic storm ‘Nivar’ in the district, said Collector A Md Imtiaz. He accompanied by Pedana MLA Jogi Ramesh and Machilipatnam revenue division …
  • Crops in 94K hectares damaged in Krishna district 28 Nov 2020 04:56 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Collector A Md Imtiaz said paddy, cotton, groundnut, green gram and other crops in 94,464 hectares in Krishna district were damaged due incessant rains under the influence of severe cyclonic storm Nivar. Addressing the …
  • AP govt to finalise tenders for 3 ports soon 27 Nov 2020 04:45 Andhra Pradesh Government will give priority to the construction of ports and fishing harbours and the works will be hastened, according to Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy. The construction of three ports and eight fishing harbours, development of …
  • Nivar: authorities evacuate people from low-lying areas 26 Nov 2020 04:20 South coastal A.P. experiences widespread rain Incessant rain lashed south coastal Andhra Pradesh under the influence of severe cyclonic storm “Nivar” over southwest Bay of Bengal, which intensified into a very severe cyclonic storm on Wednesday. SPSR …
  • 6,000 people evacuated from coastal hamlets in A.P. 25 Nov 2020 20:09 Incessant rain lashed south coastal Andhra Pradesh under the influence of severe cyclonic storm Nivar over southwest Bay of Bengal, which intensified into a very severe cyclonic storm on Wednesday. The SPSR Nellore district administration began evacuation …
  • Two killed, one injured as car hits bike on NH-65 25 Nov 2020 06:34 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Two persons died and another suffered injuries after a car hit a bike from behind on NH-65 at Nidumolu village in Krishna district in the early hours of Tuesday. The deceased were identified as M Srinivasa Rao (48), a …
  • Andhra Pradesh to set up 4 harbours, 25 aqua hubs to promote fishing 24 Nov 2020 21:17 Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy.The Andhra Pradesh government is set to begin work on four fishing harbours and 25 aqua hubs to encourage fishing activity, provide livelihood and employment to fishermen and to prevent them from …
  • Suspension of boating a killjoy for revellers in Vijayawada 23 Nov 2020 04:00 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Picnickers who visited the Bhavani Island in the city on the first Sunday of Karthika Masam returned disappointed as boating operations remained suspended in River Krishna. Hoping to have a good time, many families and …
  • New harbours to put Andhra Pradesh on top in marine fishing 23 Nov 2020 03:57 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh, which ranks first in coastal aquaculture and freshwater aquaculture in the country, now aims to be on top in marine fishing. The eight fishing harbours, which will come up in the State in the next 2-3 years, …
  • A.P. government moves to give a leg-up to fishermen 22 Nov 2020 05:11 CM lays stone for four fishing harbours, says plans drawn for construction of three seaports Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Saturday said the government drew up plans for the construction of seaports at Ramayapatnam, Bhavanapadu and Machilipatnam …
  • Work on AP Fisheries University in West Godavari to begin in 3-4 months 21 Nov 2020 21:50 VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Saturday announced that work on the AP Fisheries University, to be established in West Godavari, will commence in the next three or four months. He laid the foundation stones on virtual platforms for four …
  • Andhra Pradesh CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy to lay stone for four fishing harbours, 25 aqua hubs today 21 Nov 2020 04:31 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy will lay the foundation stone for four fishing harbours in the State on the occasion of the World Fisheries Day on Saturday. These four fishing harbours will come up at JuvvalaDinne in …
  • Child-friendly police station inaugurated in Krishna district 20 Nov 2020 06:48 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district police launched a child-friendly police station on the premises of Machilipatnam police station on Thursday.  In order to provide a friendly atmosphere for children, one of the rooms in the station was …
  • Krishna district to get five child-friendly police stations 17 Nov 2020 02:49 The Krishna district police has decided to transform five police stations into child-friendly one by allotting some place for creating play area for children. As part of the ongoing Children’s Day celebrations from November 14 to 20, the authorities have …
  • Machilipatnam medical college to come up in 29.60 acres 16 Nov 2020 07:23 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Machilipatnam revenue division officer (RDO) NSK Khajavali has said 29.60 acres was handed over to the Directorate of Medical Education (DME) for establishment of a medical college in Machilipatnam. “Ten to 20 more acres …
  • ACB conducts raids at Krishna University registrar office 11 Nov 2020 05:10 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Sleuths of Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) conducted a surprise raid on the registrar office of Krishna University (KRU) in Machilipatnam on Tuesday.  According to the ACB officials, a petition has been filed against …
  • Weather: TN awaits spell to break jinx on North-East monsoon 10 Nov 2020 08:25 The two cyclonic circulations located over either ends of the South Bay of Bengal have prompted the formation of a trough from the Central Bay reaching out towards the coast of Tamil Nadu, seemingly positioned to propel the next spell of rain and break the …
  • Andhra Pradesh government gives nod to Detailed Project Report for Machilipatnam port 10 Nov 2020 03:32 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State government on Monday issued orders approving the Detailed Project Report (DPR) for the development of Machilipatnam Port in Krishna district. The government also accorded administrative sanction to take up …
  • Nagendra sent to judicial remand 08 Nov 2020 03:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The First Additional Magistrate Court on Saturday remanded the accused in 21-year-old Divya Tejaswini’s murder case to two-week judicial custody. Nagendra Babu alias Chinna Swamy (25) was arrested by Disha police on …
  • Today’s weather: Heavy rain lashes many parts of South Peninsula 06 Nov 2020 13:49 Heavy to very heavy rainfall lashed isolated places over Tamil Nadu and Puducherry during the 24 hours ending on Friday morning while heavy rainfall was reported from Coastal Andhra Pradesh, South Interior Karnataka and Kerala during the same period.   …
  • New sand policy to be customer-friendly without any hassles in Andhra Pradesh 06 Nov 2020 04:31 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State government is set to roll out a new sand policy soon, facilitating the customer to directly go to the reach, examine the quality of sand and transport the construction material in the vehicle of his choice. The …
  • Man dies of cardiac arrest in RTC bus 03 Nov 2020 05:06 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  A 45-year-old man died of cardiac arrest while travelling in an APSRTC bus near Hanuman Junction on Sunday night. The deceased was identified as Ienalla Anjaneyulu of Chilakalapudi in Machilipatnam. He was returning …
  • NGT directs PMC to get environmental clearance before implementing HCMTR project 02 Nov 2020 17:32 According to the civic administration, the PMC had planned to build the transit route years ago, but it never materialised due to the considerable cost of the project.THE NATIONAL Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday directed the PMC to get environmental …
  • Gutkha, liquor seized in raids in Krishna district 02 Nov 2020 05:56 In a joint operation, the police in association with Special Enforcement Bureau (SEB) personnel conducted raids at different places in Krishna district on Sunday and registered 28 cases and took 37 persons into custody for possessing banned gutkha products …
  • Farmers will get remunerative price for paddy: Krishna district collector A Md Imtiaz 01 Nov 2020 04:00 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: District Collector A Md Imtiaz has said that all arrangements are made to provide remunerative price for paddy produced by the farmers during Kharif season in the district. At a programme held at his camp office here on …
  • Andhra Pradesh RTC to issue bus passes in Krishna district from tomorrow 01 Nov 2020 03:50 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  With the State government issuing guidelines for reopening educational institutions from Monday, Krishna region of Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) has decided to issue bus passes in various …
  • Woman sets husband on fire in Machilipatnam 31 Oct 2020 06:44 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  A woman allegedly killed her husband by setting him on fire in Machilipatnam late Thursday night. The deceased was identified as Shaik Khadar Basha (38). He happens to be the son of Machilipatnam Market Yard chairman …
  • District road safety panel identifies 124 black spots in Vijayawada 28 Oct 2020 05:24 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Out of the 174 accident black spots in Krishna district, 124 have been identified in Vijayawada city alone. This was found out in a ground-level inspection carried out by the district road safety committee, which also …
  • ACB raids expose graft in town planning office in Andhra Pradesh's Machilipatnam 28 Oct 2020 05:08 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) sleuths on Tuesday conducted surprise checks at the town planning office located at Machilipatnam municipal corporation.  During the inspection, the ACB officials found several …
  • ‘Colour Photo’ review: A moving tale that’s more than skin deep 24 Oct 2020 07:35 ‘It’s 1999 and people still discriminate based on skin colour and caste,’ rues Jayakrishna (Suhas) in Colour Photo, now streaming on Aha. Oh well, in 2020 we still need the hashtag ‘Black Lives Matter’ and skin lightening creams continue to have many …
  • Two farm workers die of electrocution in Andhra Pradesh 23 Oct 2020 14:23 By PTI MACHILIPATNAM: Two farm workers were electrocuted to death when they came into contact with a snapped live wire in Krishna district in Andhra Pradesh on Friday, police said. The two, aged 30 and 35, were working in an agricultural field when they …
  • Andhra Pradesh: South Central Railway commissions 69 km double railway line in record time 23 Oct 2020 07:38 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   In a record time, the Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd (RVNL) completed and commissioned 69 km of doubling of railway line between Uppaluru-Gudivada-Moturu and Gudivada-Machilipatnam on Thursday.  The newly-commissioned double …
  • Radar conks out in Hyderabad, local rain forecast difficult 19 Oct 2020 13:03 Just when it was needed the most, the Doppler radar at the Indian Meteorological Department’s weather station at Begumpet is dead. The radar’s ability to present real-time imagery of clouds and rain is something the GHMC depends heavily on to predict …
  • Nitin Gadkari inaugurates 10 major road projects 16 Oct 2020 09:31 AMARAVATI: Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Friday dedicated to the nation 10 major road projects, including two important flyovers on national highways in Vijayawada city, completed at a cost of Rs 8,038 crore in Andhra …
  • Kanaka Durga and Benz Circle flyovers in Vijayawada set to open for traffic today 16 Oct 2020 03:58 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The much-awaited Kanaka Durga and Benz Circle flyovers will be opened for traffic from Friday, after the virtual inauguration by Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari along with Chief Minister YS …
  •  Krishna University to offer foreign language course 14 Oct 2020 04:47 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Krishna University in Machilipatnam is planning to offer certificate courses in German, Spanish and French languages. Though the university is yet to get an official nod for the same, the officials stated that the …
  • Deep depression crosses AP coast near Kakinada 13 Oct 2020 06:33 The deep depression from the Bay of Bengal crossed the North Andhra Pradesh coast close to Kakinada between 6.30 am and 7.30 this (Wednesday) morning with maximum sustained wind speed of 55-65 km/hr gusting to 75 km/hr, almost along the lines of …
  • IPL betting racket busted in Vijayawda, 18 arrested, Rs 6.45 lakh seized 12 Oct 2020 03:54 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In a major crackdown on illegal cricket betting racket, Krishna police on Sunday arrested 18 persons for placing bets on the IPL matches through online application (Senex-365). The cops also seized Rs 6.45 lakh cash, a …
  • Torrential rains batter parts of Rayalaseema, snap road links 12 Oct 2020 03:39 By Express News Service CHITTOOR/KADAPA/VIJAYAWADA: Heavy and continuous rains in parts of Rayalaseema since Saturday night has left several streams in Kadapa and Chittoor districts overflowing, and thrown life out of gear. Two persons, who were …
  • 'Colour Photo': Sandeep Raj and Suhas, friends who dared to dream big 09 Oct 2020 09:47 Ahead of their film, friends Sandeep Raj and Suhas share their journey from making one-minute videos to finding a foothold in Telugu cinema Actor Suhas and director Sandeep Raj grew up in Vijayawada, in nearby localities. But they didn’t know each other …
  • No public celebrations during Dasara festivities: DSP Vijayawada 09 Oct 2020 05:39 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With nine-day Dasara festivities set to begin from October 17, Machilipatnam DSP Mehaboob Basha made it clear that permission would not be given for the festival committees to take out processions, arranging pandals and …
  • Vijayawada civic body officials seize 1.5 tonnes of spoiled meat 04 Oct 2020 02:12 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Upon receiving a tip-off, officials of the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation’s (VMC) public health department on Saturday seized about 1.5 tonnes of spoiled meat packed in 14 boxes that arrived in the city on the Howrah- …
  • More posts for SC, ST, BCs in TDP women’s wing 02 Oct 2020 03:57 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: After making Dalit leader and former MLA Vangalapudi Anitha the president of State Telugu Mahila, the women wing of the party, the TDP accommodated more women from the backward and weaker sections in the party leadership …
  • New medical colleges in three years, promises CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy 01 Oct 2020 05:50 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Stressing on providing all the modern medical facilities at the new medical colleges coming up in the state, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said the hospitals should have a corporate look and asked officials not to …
  • Six new containment zones in Krishna 26 Sep 2020 06:22 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Collector A Md Imtiaz on Friday announced six more containment zones in the Krishna district. These zones include Wakanur village in Avanigadda zone, Lakshmipuram village in Challapalli zone, Thotaravulapadu village in …
  • Village Defence Squads formed to check anti-social activities in Krishna 19 Sep 2020 02:30 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  With the incidents of Hindu temples and other places of worship being vandalised by unidentified miscreants at various places across the State, Krishna district police, initiated Gram Rakshak Dalams/Village Defence …
  • Mekapati says five PSUs will set up centres of excellence in Andhra Pradesh 18 Sep 2020 02:19 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Terming his recent three-day visit to the national capital fruitful, Industries and Commerce Minister Mekapati Goutham Reddy has said that five Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs), including ITDC, NTPC, SAIL, BHEL, have …
  • Low-pressure area intensifies, drops heavy rain 14 Sep 2020 13:31 Sunday’s low-pressure has intensified to being well-marked a day, causing heavy to very heavy rainfall over parts of North-East India, Telangana, Rayalaseema and Lakshadweep and heavy over East Rajasthan, West Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Bihar, Madhya …
  • Five arrested for murder of woman in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district 11 Sep 2020 04:54 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Machilipatnam police on Thursday cracked the alleged kidnap-murder case at Inaguduru in Krishna district by arresting five persons. The accused were identified as M Hari Krishna alias Nalla Hari, Bhagyalakshmi, P Ravi …
  • Power Mech Projects Limited secures orders worth Rs. 1311.70 crores 03 Sep 2020 06:30 Power Mech Projects Limited (BSE Scrip Code: 539302, NSE Symbol: POWERMECH) has received letter of intent / L1 intimation for the following work worth Rs. 1311.70 Crores. Below are the details of the Orders: 1.4 laning of Channarayanapatna Bypass from …
  • Traffic signaling system to be streamlined in Machilipatnam 28 Aug 2020 05:04 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: As part of the road safety initiative and to ease traffic congestion in Machilipatnam, the transport department and police have prepared estimates for improving the traffic signalling system and beautifying the traffic …
  • Andhra man found dead at grave of daughter 27 Aug 2020 06:13 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  In a tragic incident, a businessman who reportedly went into depression, after his daughter’s death, was found dead near the latter’s grave in Machilipatnam. Though the incident took place on Tuesday evening, it came to …
  • AP Cabinet clears Bhavanapadu Port DPR by RITES, focus now on land acquisition, fund raising 26 Aug 2020 08:31 Following the recent Andhra Pradesh Cabinet approval for development of the Bhavanapadu port and the detailed project report prepared by RITES, the Government is now focussing on land acquisition and fund raising ₹3,669.95 crore project. The port is in …
  • Andhra Pradesh govt approves DPR for Bhavanapadu port phase 1 works almost worth Rs 3,670 crore 26 Aug 2020 04:48 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State government has approved the Detailed Project Report (DPR) of the phase-1 works of Bhavanapadu port in Srikakulam at an estimated cost of Rs 3,669.95 crore. Special Chief Secretary (Infrastructure and Investment …
  • Dy. Chief Minister, Ministers handover ₹50 lakh each to victims in Ramesh Hospital COVID care centre fire mishap 25 Aug 2020 17:48 Deputy Chief Minister and Health Minister Alla Kali Krishna Srinivas, Endowments Minister Vellampalli Srinivas and Civil Supplies Minister Kodali Sri Venkateswara Rao (Nani) on Tuesday distributed ₹50 lakh compensation to the kin of the deceased in Ramesh …
  • Light rainfall likely in Krishna and Guntur 24 Aug 2020 03:21 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Under the influence of active monsoon, several places in coastal districts, and a few parts of Rayalaseema, experienced light to moderate rains on Sunday. Highest rainfall of 5.97 cm was recorded in Gadivemula of Kurnool …
  • Krishna COVID-19 toll up to 175, Machilipatnam to come under curbs 03 Aug 2020 05:20 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Eleven more persons succumbed to Covid-19 in Krishna district, taking the toll to 175. As many as 379 more persons contracted the virus in the last 24 hours, pushing the count to 7,579. The district has 2,540 active …
  • Complete lockdown in Andhra Pradesh's Machilipatnam from Aug 3 to 9 02 Aug 2020 15:51 Image Source : PTI/FILE Complete lockdown in Andhra Pradesh's Machilipatnam from Aug 3 to 9 A complete lockdown will be in place in Machilipatnam from August 3-9 in order to contain the further spread of COVID-19, Revenue Divisional Officer (RDO) …
  • Complete lockdown in AP's Machilipatnam from August 3-9 02 Aug 2020 13:22 By PTI MACHILIPATNAM: A complete lockdown will be in place in Machilipatnam from August 3-9 in order to contain the further spread of COVID-19, Revenue Divisional Officer (RDO) NSK Khajvalli said on Sunday. Speaking to reporters here, he said there were …
  • Lockdown in Machilipatnam division from August 3, here's what will be open 30 Jul 2020 03:57 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A complete lockdown will be in place in Machilipatnam constituency from August 3 to 9 and shops, except those selling medicines and essentials, will remain open only between 6 and 9 am, Krishna district administration …
  • Covid: Homoeo med trials in Hyd, Machilipatnam 08 Jul 2020 10:29
  • Covid-19: Homeopathic medicine trials in Hyderabad, Machilipatnam 08 Jul 2020 06:41
  • Homoeo med trials in Hyd, Machilipatnam 08 Jul 2020 00:19 Hyderabad: Homeopathic medicine Arsenicum album has been distributed as a prophylactic (a preventive measure) and immunity booster in Covid-19 hotspots in Hyderabad and Machilipatnam as part of a clinical trial, which was launched in 11 states. Arsenicum …
  • Pastor booked for raping woman in Machilipatnam 08 Apr 2020 09:12 Machilipatnam: A case has been registered against a pastor for alleged sexually assault on a 24-year-old woman in Andhra Pradesh, police said on Wednesday. The crime came to light on Tuesday after the victim lodged a complaint against the pastor.   In the …
  • Gold loan fraud worth ₹ 6.71 cr. found in Central Bank of India’s Machilipatnam branch in A.P. 11 Mar 2020 11:06 Police on Wednesday registered a case against a gold appraiser of Central Bank of India’s Chilakalapudi branch in Krishna district in connection with a ₹ 6.71 crore gold loan fraud. The Chilakalapudi police led by Circle Inspector M. Venkata Narayana have …
  • Four held for attacking ward volunteers in Machilipatnam 09 Mar 2020 04:35 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Machilipatnam police have filed cases against four persons for allegedly attacking a pregnant woman and ward volunteers on duty.  The accused were identified as Telugu Desam local leaders and close aides of former …
  • AP Cabinet nod to pool land for greenfield Bhogapuram airport, Machilipatnam port 04 Mar 2020 17:04 The Andhra Pradesh Cabinet has decided to pool about 2,000 acres of land, in phase one, for the proposed greenfield airport near Vishakapatnam and about 6,000 acres for the Machilipatnam port. During the State Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister YS …
  • Flights to Dubai from Vijayawada soon: Machilipatnam MP Vallabhaneni Bala Showry 27 Jan 2020 23:08 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: If things go as per the plan, leading flight operator Air India will be operating two flights to Dubai every week from Vijayawada airport soon, said Machilipatnam MP Vallabhaneni Bala Showry. Speaking to mediapersons at …
  • Fervour marks Republic Day celebrations in Andhra Pradesh's Machilipatnam 27 Jan 2020 00:18 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The 71st Republic Day was celebrated with fervour on Sunday with District Collector A Md Imtiaz unfurling the national flag and honouring the achievers at the police parade grounds in Machilipatnam. Police personnel …
  • Machilipatnam bus station to be renovated 30 Dec 2019 05:40 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Machilipatnam Bus Terminal will get a facelift soon with the matter being taken to the notice of Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, said Transport Minister Perni Venkataramaiah. The minister was addressing the …
  • Prepare plans to build 6 ports, lay focus on Machilipatnam: Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan 19 Dec 2019 04:31 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has directed officials to prepare plans for the construction of ports in Dugarajapatnam, Ramayapatnam, Machilipatnam, Nakkapalli, Kalingapatnam and Bhavanapadu.  The officials were …
  • Machilipatnam MP V Balashowry urges PM Modi to take steps to save Savings Bank accounts  21 Oct 2019 01:51 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Machilipatnam MP V Balashowry, who is a member of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to take steps to build confidence among people of the country that their …
  • Krishna district police foil former minister Kollu Ravindra’s fast bid in Machilipatnam 12 Oct 2019 04:13 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna police have taken former minister and TDP leader Kollu Ravindra into custody and prevented him from observing the proposed 36-hour ‘deeksha’ at Koneru Centre in Machilipatnam, resenting the alleged ‘artificial’ …
  • Mystery shrouds Machilipatnam man’s death in Vijayawada's private hospital 11 Oct 2019 03:09 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A man died under suspicious circumstances at a private hospital in the city on Wednesday. The deceased was identified as P Venkata Sai Krishna Mohan (45) of Machilipatnam.  Patamata Circle Inspector MV Durga Rao said …
  • Machilipatnam imitation jewellery loses GI battle 08 Oct 2019 06:38
  • Adani group invited to develop major port at Machilipatnam 30 Sep 2019 05:22 The State government has invited the Adani Ports and SEZ Limited to be part of the project to develop a deep sea port in an extent of 9,200 acres of the sea-front area on the Machilipatnam coast. In August, the State government had scrapped the agreement …
  • Machilipatnam boy lodges complaint against parents for torture 26 Sep 2019 03:28 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A 12-year-old boy lodged a complaint against his parents, alleging that they tortured him by burning his leg with an immersion rod in Machilipatnam town on Tuesday. The news went viral on social media. After contacting …
  • AP govt takes back land for Machilipatnam port 05 Sep 2019 04:45
  • Andhra Bank set to walk into history in Machilipatnam 01 Sep 2019 03:49 On a bustling Saturday morning, the staff at Andhra Bank Founder’s Branch in Machilipatnam was seen consoled by rare visitors over the merger of the bank with the Union Bank of India — mostly elderly people who had shared a distinctive association as …
  • Jagan Mohan Reddy cancels YSR's pick for Machilipatnam port 09 Aug 2019 01:16 VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday cancelled the concession agreement with Navayuga to build the proposed Machilipatnam port. The government had earlier removed Navayuga from the Polavaram project.   The government asked the Krishna …
  • Andhra cancels agreement for Machilipatnam port 08 Aug 2019 21:05 Amaravati, Aug 9 (IANS) In another major decision, Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday cancelled the concession agreement for development of Machilipatnam port. The state government issued an order, resuming 412 acres of land which was given on lease. …
  • No plan to hand over Machilipatnam port to Telangana: YSRC MLA Ambati Rambabu 30 Jul 2019 01:58 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: YSRC MLA Ambati Rambabu has refuted allegations made by TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu and his son Nara Lokesh that the State government is trying to hand over Machilipatnam port to the Telangana government. “It is a …
  • TDP may field Vangaveeti from Machilipatnam 12 Mar 2019 18:04 VIJAYAWADA: The TDP leadership may field former YSRC leader Vangaveeti Radha from Machilipatnam Lok Sabha constituency in the upcoming general elections. Radha met chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu at his Undavalli residence on Monday evening. He also met …
  • Development work commences on Andhra’s Machilipatnam Port 07 Feb 2019 17:41 Amaravati, Feb 7 (IANS) Work for development of Machilipatnam Port on the east coast of India commenced on Thursday. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu laid the foundation stone for the deep sea port to be constructed at an estimated cost …
  • ISRO’s expo of space missions a big draw in Machilipatnam 29 Jan 2019 07:39 The display of replicas of satellite launch vehicles and satellites by the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC-SHAR) of the Indian Space Research Organisation here on Monday enabled hundreds of students to understand ISRO’s space operations and missions. The …
  • Elisa test facility dysfunctional at machilipatnam 29 Sep 2018 01:15 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district, which has a population of about 45 lakhs, has only two hospitals where ELISA test facility is available. Sadly, one of them at District Headquarters Hospital, Machilipatnam has been dysfunctional for …
  • Rs 1.5 lakh unaccounted cash seized from sub-registrar's office in Machilipatnam 21 Aug 2018 02:15 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials carried out a surprise check at the sub-registrar’s office in Machilipatnam on Monday afternoon, and found Rs 1.55 lakhs of unaccounted money in possession of the office staff. …
  • Anil Kumble unveils CK Nayudu’s statue in Machilipatnam 26 Jul 2018 23:48 By: PTI | Published: July 24, 2018 8:30:51 pm The ace leg-spinner also laid the foundation for the construction of the Masula Sports Complex and Athletics Stadium, being built on a 13-acre site at a cost of Rs 15 crore. (Source: File Photo) A statue of …
  • Mysolia Beach Festival from June 9 in Machilipatnam 05 Jun 2018 00:46 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district is gearing up for the three-day Mysolia Beach Festival in Machilipatnam, which will be organised from June 9, Collector B Lakshmikantham said.   Speaking at a meeting here on Monday, Lakshmikantham said …
  • Vijayawada-Machilipatnam four-laning works to end by November 05 May 2018 01:10 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: District Collector B Lakshmikantham said that Vijayawada-Machilipatnam four-laning works would be completed by November. He said that the flyover at Benz Circle, which is a part of the four-laning project, would also be …
  • Machilipatnam fish: Not too health-friendly 02 Apr 2018 19:25 Vijayawada: Next time you plan to eat the prized sea fish varieties caught off the Machilipatnam coast, think again.  You may be consuming fish laced with heavy metals that can be a major health hazard. Studies of fish caught off the Machilipatnam coast …
  • Vijayawada-Machilipatnam NH expansion works gain steam 04 Feb 2018 23:52 VIJAYAWADA:  The ongoing expansion works to turn NH-65 into a four-lane driveway between Vijayawada and Machilipatnam has picked up momentum, with the company executing the project deploying adequate men and machinery to complete the task as soon as …
  • Fire in Machilipatnam Exp, doused 28 Oct 2017 05:54 [India], October 28 (ANI): Fire broke out in the engine of Machilipatnam express on Friday night but was immediately doused. The incident happened when the train reached Indupalli Railway Station at 2230 hrs. The driver of the train alerted the authorities …
  • Recall of the Project by Department "Machilipatnam to Avanigadda" Awarded to Dilip Buildcon Limited in the State of Andhra Pradesh 31 Jan 2017 10:29 Dilip Buildcon Ltd has informed BSE that the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, Government of India has recalled the project "Rehabilitation and up-gradation of Machilipatnam to Avanigadda section from Km 84/550 to Km 124/200 of NH- …
  • Suspension of boating a killjoy for revellers in Vijayawada 23 Nov 2020 04:00 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Picnickers who visited the Bhavani Island in the city on the first Sunday of Karthika Masam returned disappointed as boating operations remained suspended in River Krishna. Hoping to have a good time, many families and …
  • Poor seed quality: Krishna district administration comes to rescue of ryots 21 Nov 2020 04:37 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district administration came to the rescue of 312 farmers of Chatrai mandal who suffered losses due to the poor quality of seeds sold by a Karimnagar-based seed agency. Krishna district Superintendent of Police M …
  • Krishna district to get five child-friendly police stations 17 Nov 2020 02:49 The Krishna district police has decided to transform five police stations into child-friendly one by allotting some place for creating play area for children. As part of the ongoing Children’s Day celebrations from November 14 to 20, the authorities have …
  • 18 police stations to merge with Vijayawada Commissionerate 11 Nov 2020 05:10 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: As many as 18 rural Law and Order (L&O) police stations in Krishna district are likely to merge with Vijayawada police Commissionerate, while two police stations might be merged with Krishna district police unit, as per …
  • Telangana, Andhra Pradesh resume inter-state RTC bus services 03 Nov 2020 02:34 HYDERABAD: There was respite for road commuters from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, who have been facing tremendous problems, with their state-run transport corporations deciding to resume inter-state bus services. Hours after arriving at the decision on …
  • Andhra Pradesh and Telangana agree to restore inter state bus services after seven months 02 Nov 2020 12:01 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: After four rounds of negotiations in the last seven months, APSRTC and TSRTC, in a landmark decision, have finally agreed to restart inter state bus services with immediate effect from Monday evening. As per the MoU, …
  • Gutkha, liquor seized in raids in Krishna district 02 Nov 2020 05:56 In a joint operation, the police in association with Special Enforcement Bureau (SEB) personnel conducted raids at different places in Krishna district on Sunday and registered 28 cases and took 37 persons into custody for possessing banned gutkha products …
  • Farmers will get remunerative price for paddy: Krishna district collector A Md Imtiaz 01 Nov 2020 04:00 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: District Collector A Md Imtiaz has said that all arrangements are made to provide remunerative price for paddy produced by the farmers during Kharif season in the district. At a programme held at his camp office here on …
  • District road safety panel identifies 124 black spots in Vijayawada 28 Oct 2020 05:24 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Out of the 174 accident black spots in Krishna district, 124 have been identified in Vijayawada city alone. This was found out in a ground-level inspection carried out by the district road safety committee, which also …
  • Three held, 954 rapid test kits seized in Nuzvid 20 Oct 2020 02:52 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Nuzvid police on Monday arrested three persons for allegedly supplying rapid test kits without taking the requisite permission from the State government and seized 954 test kits from their possession. The accused were …
  • Krishna district police catches gold robber through Facebook account 16 Oct 2020 03:58 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna police on Thursday solved a gold robbery case by tracking the accused through his Facebook account and recovered gold ornaments worth Rs 2.98 lakh from him. Disclosing the details to the media, Nuzvid DSP B …
  • No pandals, public celebration during Dasara, violators to be booked: Vijayawada police 15 Oct 2020 05:10 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Making it clear that Dasara celebration in public will not be allowed in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic, Vijayawada city commissioner of police (CP) Bathini Sreenivasulu has said violation of the order will attract …
  • Deep depression crosses Kakinada coast in AP 13 Oct 2020 09:44 Visakhapatnam: The deep depression in West Central Bay of Bengal, which left a trail of destruction leaving three dead, crossed the Andhra Pradesh Coast near Kakinada between 6.30 and 7.30 on Tuesday, according to the Cyclone Warning Centre, Visakhapatnam. …
  • Deep depression crosses northern Andhra 13 Oct 2020 08:15 The deep depression over West central Bay of Bengal has crossed northern Andhra Pradesh close to Kakinada on the coast between 6.30 a.m. and 7.30 a.m. on Tuesday, with maximum sustained speed of 55-65 km per hour, according to an official release issued by …
  • IPL betting racket busted in Vijayawda, 18 arrested, Rs 6.45 lakh seized 12 Oct 2020 03:54 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In a major crackdown on illegal cricket betting racket, Krishna police on Sunday arrested 18 persons for placing bets on the IPL matches through online application (Senex-365). The cops also seized Rs 6.45 lakh cash, a …
  • Torrential rains batter parts of Rayalaseema, snap road links 12 Oct 2020 03:39 By Express News Service CHITTOOR/KADAPA/VIJAYAWADA: Heavy and continuous rains in parts of Rayalaseema since Saturday night has left several streams in Kadapa and Chittoor districts overflowing, and thrown life out of gear. Two persons, who were …
  • Village Defence Squads formed to check anti-social activities in Krishna 19 Sep 2020 02:30 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  With the incidents of Hindu temples and other places of worship being vandalised by unidentified miscreants at various places across the State, Krishna district police, initiated Gram Rakshak Dalams/Village Defence …
  • Five private COVID-19 care centres in Vijayawada lose licence  27 Aug 2020 06:19 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Krishna district administration on Wednesday cancelled permissions given to five private COVID care centres in Vijayawada, as part of its safety audit check being conducted after the August 9 fire accident at Hotel …
  • Flood in Krishna damages thousands of acres of crops; NDRF personnel rescue five in Nandigama 17 Aug 2020 05:15 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With heavy rains lashing the district for the last three days, water level in Krishna river near Prakasam Barrage has been increasing steadily.As on Sunday, while inflows to the barrage stood at 1.35 lakh cusecs, …
  • Nuzvid Police solve 10-year-old's rape case, arrest accused within 36 hours; bag award 13 Aug 2020 05:39 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A pack of biryani and a couple of water bottles helped the Nuzvid town police crack the rape case of a minor, arrest the accused within 36 hours, and win the Award for Best Crime Detection (ABCD) for the first quarter of …
  • 342 new COVID-19 cases take Andhra's Krishna district total past 9K; 3,012 still undergoing treatment 07 Aug 2020 04:49 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With 363 more cases, the Covid-19 count of Krishna district crossed the 9,000-mark on Thursday and stood at 9,042. Six more died of coronavirus, taking the toll to 198. Of the total 9,042, the district has 3,012 active …
  • Nodal officers to monitor treatment 28 Jul 2020 06:52 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district administration on Monday appointed nodal officers to monitor treatment being provided to Covid-19 patients and admissions to hospitals. Regional medical officer Dr Ratnavali and additional director ( …
  • Andhra Pradesh DGP D Gautam Sawang launches ‘Operation Muskaan COVID-19’ 15 Jul 2020 02:43 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The sixth phase of ‘Operation Muskaan COVID-19’ took off in Andhra Pradesh. Director General of Police D Gautam Sawang formally launched rescue vehicles for Vijayawada, Guntur Urban and Rural units for the week-long …
  • Krishna district reports 111 new cases, 3 deaths 14 Jul 2020 05:27 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Krishna district reported 111 cases on Monday, taking the count to 2,615. The Covid-19 toll mounted to 83 as three more persons died of virus. The district has 691 active cases and 1,841 were discharged from hospitals, …
  • 70 more patients test positive in Krishna district, toll 72 09 Jul 2020 05:28 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: SEVENTY more coronavirus patients were identified in Krishna district on Wednesday, taking the overall tally to 1,968. With the death of one more patient, the toll stood at 72. The district has 651 active cases as 1,245 …
  • Krishna sees single-day spike of 100 corona cases 08 Jul 2020 04:06 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With 100 Covid-19 fresh cases, Krishna district recorded its highest single-day spike on Tuesday. With the discharge of 1,000 patients, the district has 828 active cases. As many as 70 persons have died of virus so far. …
  • Vijayawada records 50 of 63 new infections in Krishna 06 Jul 2020 04:47 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: FIFTY of the 63 new Covid-19 cases in Krishna district were reported from Vijayawada alone. With the death of one more patient, the toll rose to 69 on Sunday. Of the 1,743 overall cases, 1,003 were active as a total of …
  • Krishna district reports three more deaths, 84 new cases 01 Jul 2020 04:41 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district on Tuesday recorded a whopping 84 Covid- 19 cases, which took the total number of infections to 1,467. A total of 63 persons have succumbed to the virus after three more deaths were reported in the last …
  • The aerial killer 01 Jul 2020 02:29 Express News Service CHENNAI: Earlier in 2017, when Ariharan T bagged the winning title of Ezham Arivu, a first-of-its-kind science reality show, little did he know that he would go on to make a mammoth difference in the pandemic-ridden world. “As a class …
  • Two more die of Covid-19 in Krishna district, toll 60 30 Jun 2020 06:56 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With fifty-two more testing positive for coronavirus in Krishna district, the tally in the district jumped to 1,383 on Monday. Two more persons died of the virus, taking the toll to 60. The district has 744 active cases …
  • Five more die of coronavirus in Krishna district 29 Jun 2020 03:22 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: SEVENTY-nine coronavirus cases were reported in Krishna district on Sunday, taking the count to 1,331. The Covid-19 toll mounted to 58 with five more deaths being reported in the district. With the discharge of 573 …
  • Five inter-state gang members held in Andhra, 14 kg of ganja seized 26 Jun 2020 05:58 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Nuzvid sub-division police on Thursday arrested five members of an inter-state gang of ganja smugglers. They also seized 14 kg of ganja worth Rs 1 lakh and two motorcycles from their possession. The accused were …
  • Vijayawada man visiting relatives in Nuzvid tests COVID-19 positive 25 Jun 2020 04:17 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A man who underwent tests for coronavirus in Nuzvid and returned to his residence in Vijayawada, was shifted to a hospital in the city after he tested positive. Nuzvid tahsildhar M Suresh Babu told The New Indian Express …
  • 10 iMASQ buses set to begin work today in Krishna district 23 Jun 2020 04:51 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Collector A Md Imtiaz on Monday said 10 Intelligent Monitoring Analysis Service Quarantine (iMASQ) buses have arrived and health staff will start collecting samples from suspected patients in Vijayawada, Jaggaiahpet, …
  • 12 IMASQ buses arrive in Krishna to ramp up testing for COVID-19 22 Jun 2020 05:42 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Twelve Imasq (Intelligence Monitoring Analysis Service Quarantine) buses have arrived in the district to intensify Covid-19 sample testing, said District Collector A Md Imtiaz. In a review meeting held with the health …
  • Spike in cases in Krishna district due to community spread of COVID-19 22 Jun 2020 05:17 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The primary reason for the surge in Covid-19 infections in Krishna district is community transmission, according to health officials. With 66 more cases on Sunday, Krishna became the second district in the state to cross …
  • Watermelon, mangoes from AP to reach UK stores soon 09 Jun 2020 01:06 Visakhapatnam: In a first, fresh fruits were exported directly from Visakhapatnam Port to the United Kingdom (UK) through container shipment. Two consignments carrying 19,000 kg of watermelon and 12,000 kg of mangoes from coastal Andhra Pradesh were packed …
  • Flight services in Andhra Pradesh to reopen on May 26 24 May 2020 23:48 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Flight services will not resume in Andhra Pradesh on Monday. The services will resume only from Tuesday on a limited scale. This was announced by Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Sunday night. "As …
  • 216 NRTs to land in Vijayawada 20 May 2020 02:52 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Two international flights carrying 216 Indians are expected to reach Vijayawada Airport on Wednesday. The first flight, with 143 on board, will leave from London, and reach the city via Mumbai at 6:45 am; the second one …
  • Nuzvid mango cultivators tasting the bitter fruits of lockdown 14 May 2020 23:44 Hyderabad: Mango farmers from the famous Nuzvid area of Andhra Pradesh are one of the worst-hit due to the Covid-19 lockdown. Although transport restrictions have eased, mango farmers failed to make profits as most of the fruit markets are closed. “I spent …
  • Krishna becomes third district to reach 300 mark 07 May 2020 03:45 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Fourteen Covid-19 positive cases were reported from Krishna on Wednesday, making it the third district in the state to reach the 300 mark. Out of the total, 273 patients hail from Vijayawada alone, while the remaining …
  • First Shramik Special train leaves Vijayawada for Maharashtra 05 May 2020 14:37 The first Shramik special train with migrant labourers of Maharashtra left Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday. A total of 1,212 workers, who came from Chandrapur and other districts in Maharashtra for red chilli plucking to Krishna district headed for their native …
  • No relaxation in Vijayawada as coronavirus positive cases soar to 225 05 May 2020 04:04 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With 225 Covid-19 positive cases reported in Vijayawada alone out of the total 278 in Krishna district, the administration did not allow any kind of relaxation in the city during the third phase of lockdown, which began …
  • 10 more test positive in Krishna district, count at 246 01 May 2020 06:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With 10 more persons testing positive for coronavirus on Thursday, the number of positive cases rose to 246 in Krishna district.According to official sources, of the 10 positive patients, seven belong to Krishna Lanka …
  • Lockdown give farmers, traditional pickle-makers sleepless nights 30 Apr 2020 06:46 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: This is that time of the year when pickle production in manufacturing units and at homes is at its peak. However, the same is not the case this time around, thanks to a sluggish mango-picking season.  Over the decades, the …
  • New coronavirus cases without any travel history in Vijayawada 22 Apr 2020 05:01 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Four patients of coronavirus were reported in Krishna district on Tuesday­—three in Vijayawada and one in Chilakalapudi, Machilipatnam. With this, the tally in the district has reached 84. Officials said the three cases …
  • Nuzvid, Tiruvuru declared red zones 21 Apr 2020 04:22 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Two towns and two mandals in Krishna district were declared red zones on Monday. The move came after five new coronavirus positive cases were reported in Vijayawada city. With this, the total number of cases in the …
  • 8,500 rapid test kits to reach Krishna today 20 Apr 2020 04:16 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  To intensify sample collection for COVID-19 tests in the district, the state government has sanctioned 8,500 rapid test kits, informed Krishna collector A Md Imtiaz on Sunday. Addressing a meeting to discuss the steps …
  • Now, get home delivery of mangoes in Krishna and Guntur 20 Apr 2020 04:16 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In a major relief to mango growers, the Horticulture Department, in coordination with farmer producer organisations (FPOs), has decided to sell the fruit to people staying in gated communities in Krishna and Guntur …
  • One more positive case pushes Covid-19 tally in Prakasam district to 41 12 Apr 2020 05:02 By Express News Service ONGOLE: With one more person testing positive for coronavirus, the tally in Prakasam district touched 41 on Saturday. After a woman from Gudluru town who earlier tested positive died on Friday, the district authorities have …
  • 36 men from Andhra Pradesh quarantined at Nuzvid 10 Apr 2020 04:59 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: As many as 36 persons belonging to Andhra Pradesh were stopped at Garikapadu inter-state border check post in the early hours of Thursday. Chillakallu police prevented them from entering the State and shifted them to a …
  • Cop suspended for thrashing shopkeeper 08 Apr 2020 05:26 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district Superintendent of Police (SP) M Ravindranath Babu on Tuesday placed Nuzvid sub-inspector (SI) under suspension  reportedly for thrashing a shopkeeper for running his shop during the lockdown period. The …
  • Mango business picks up pace, albeit slowly in Vijayawada 08 Apr 2020 05:26 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In a major relief to the mango farmers, trading activity has begun partially at Asia’s one of the largest wholesale fruit markets at Nunna in the city suburbs. Even as the trading activity of the fruit for the season …
  • COVID-19: No new cases in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna, tally in district remains at 28 06 Apr 2020 04:40 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  With no new case reported on Sunday, the number of covid-19 patients in the district remained at 28, said Collector A Md Imtiaz. A total of 348 samples were sent for testing, of which 146 returned negative, 174 are …
  • VMC delivers veggies in APSRTC buses  04 Apr 2020 04:49 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) has begun distribution of vegetables in APSRTC buses to people locked in containment zones. In Circle I, One Town and Bhavanipuram rythu bazars have been closed.   “We made …
  • Krishna tally rises to 23 with eight more cases 03 Apr 2020 04:38 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district witnessed a surge in coronavirus cases on Thursday with eight patients testing positive taking the total number of cases to 23. With the fresh cases, Krishna district has recorded the second-highest …
  • Not just virus, low yield too worries mango growers 02 Apr 2020 06:47 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Waiting for buyers near orchards has become a routine affair for mango farmers from Nuzvid and its surrounding villages lately. Low yield and the 21-day lockdown in effect have made many deeply worry about what the future …
  • COVID-19: no takers for famed Ulavapadu mangoes in Prakasam 30 Mar 2020 06:14 Mango growers in Prakasam district are a worried lot as the country-wide lockdown to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus coincided with marketing of the king of fruits. The output this year has been quite encouraging as they had a good precipitation, …
  • Calm after chaos: Telangana-Andhra borders opened for a day 27 Mar 2020 04:23 By Express News Service HYDERABAD/VIJAYAWAD: A day after chaos prevailed at Telangana-Andhra Pradesh borders, the two State governments held talks and decided to keep the borders in Suryapet and Nalgonda open till Thursday midnight. On Wednesday, …
  • Andhra-Telangana border witnesses surge of people amid COVID-19 lockdown 26 Mar 2020 08:56 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The situation at the checkposts on the Andhra Pradesh-Telangana border remained tense since Wednesday evening after large number of people tried to reach their respective native places even as the lockdown was announced. …
  • Two night shelters to come up in Krishna district 08 Mar 2020 07:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Krishna collector A Md Imtiaz has said two night shelters will be constructed for destitutes at Nuzvid and Jaggayyapet at an estimated cost of Rs 24 lakhs.  Speaking at a review meeting with MEPMA officials conducted at …
  • Mango prices shoot up in Andhra Pradesh as yield takes a dip 08 Mar 2020 07:09 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Mango lovers have to shell out more this summer as there has been a 40 per cent drop in mango production in the State. According to farmers in Nuzvid and other surrounding villages, prices shot up drastically due to …
  • Vijayawada minor girl ends life after argument with friend 07 Mar 2020 08:16 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Upset after an argument with her friend, a minor girl allegedly committed suicide by consuming pesticide at Nuzvid of Krishna district. Though the incident took place a few days ago, it came to light on Friday. Nuzvid …
  • 100 tonnes of Nuzvid mango to be exported 03 Mar 2020 22:48
  • Resolve pending housing cases quickly, officials told 03 Mar 2020 05:52 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Collector A Md Imtiaz has directed revenue officials to resolve 158 pending cases regarding a few lands meant for housing schemes. He was speaking at a review meeting with officials of Vijayawada, Gudivada, Machilipatnam …
  • Vijayawada's Kankipadu road-widening on cards 02 Mar 2020 15:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Motorists’ long-pending demand of road-widening of the 24.8 km stretch between Gudivada and Kankipadu will soon be materialised as the R&B Department is preparing estimates for the project. Retaining walls are …
  • Andhra Pradesh Man Arrested For Raping 10-Year-Old: Police 28 Feb 2020 17:49 The police investigated the case and arrested the man. (Representational) Machillipatnam, Andhra Pradesh: A 35-year old man was arrested today for allegedly raping a 10-year-old girl and dumping her in a bushy area in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district, …
  • Class 3 girl sexually assaulted, left abandoned in Andhra Pradesh 27 Feb 2020 11:11 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A minor girl was allegedly sexually assaulted and abandoned in bushes on the roadside near the IIIT-Nuzvid in Krishna district in the late hours of Wednesday. She was found after a police patrol team heard her cries and …
  • Over 10,000 to visit Inspire Manak 03 Feb 2020 05:44 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: District Educational Officer (DEO) MV Rajyalakshmi has directed the officials concerned to make arrangements for Inspire Manak Awards Scheme 2019-20 at Donbosco High School Guntupalli from February 3 to 5 and Francis …
  • B-Pharm student hangs self 31 Jan 2020 05:27 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A second-year B-Pharmacy student committed suicide by hanging herself to death in the college hostel room in Nuzvid on Thursday. The incident took place at around 12 pm. According to Nuzvid rural police, deceased Manda …
  • Andhra government to probe 'insider trading' of Amaravati land 21 Jan 2020 05:53 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Based on directions from the Speaker, the State government will order a detailed probe into alleged “insider trading” of land in Amaravati. This direction came during the extended session of the AP Legislative Assembly …
  • 540 cases lodged, 1,494 detained: Cockfights in Andhra continue unabated, crores change hands 17 Jan 2020 03:58 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA/KAKINADA/ELURU: A total of 540 cases (till 6 pm) were filed against organisers for illegally conducting cockfights during the three-day Sankranti festival in Krishna district.  As part of the raids, the police …
  • Ban fails to stop cockfights in Andhra Pradesh 15 Jan 2020 05:54 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Police’s week-long efforts, such as destruction of cockfight arenas, detaining history-sheeters and filing cases against suspects, failed to put an end to the blood sport and the gambling associated with it on the first …
  • Set up panels to prevent cockfights, says Krishna District Collector, A Md Imtiaz 27 Dec 2019 04:29 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  With just a few weeks left for Sankranti, the district administration has decided to constitute committees at village, mandal and division levels to ensure prevention of cock fights, said Krishna District Collector A Md …
  • Police search for 50 missing pigs in Vijayawada 26 Dec 2019 05:18 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In a bizarre incident, a person lodged a complaint with Gannavaram police on Wednesday morning alleging that more than 50 pigs went missing from his farm over the past few months. According to Gannavaram police, they …
  •  Facelift to 16 damaged bridges in Krishna district; Rs 81.50 crore required for reconstruction 24 Dec 2019 07:29 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Fulfilling the demand of people of Krishna district for new bridges in place of dilapidated ones, officials of the Roads & Buildings (R&B) department have started preparing estimates for construction of new bridges …
  • TDP leaders, kin cornered 4,070 acres in Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh FM Rajendranath Reddy 18 Dec 2019 04:51 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Accusing TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu of resorting to real estate business in the name of constructing the capital city, Finance Minister Buggana Rajendranath Reddy said 4,070 acres of land was cornered by the TDP …
  • Vijayawada youth festival a big draw 17 Dec 2019 05:02 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Minister for Tourism M Srinivasa Rao inaugurated the district-level youth festival at Ghantasala Venkateswara Rao Government Music College in the city on Monday. Addressing a gathering of hundreds of students, he said, …
  • Nuzvid police conduct cordon and search operations 31 Oct 2019 03:29 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Nuzvid police conducted a cordon and search operations in EMMAR Apparao Colony of the town on Wednesday. The objective was to monitor the activities of old criminals and recovering stolen vehicles and property. As many …
  • RGUKT-Nuzvid signs MoU with Kusalava International Limited 20 Oct 2019 01:27 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: RGUKT-Nuzvid signed an MoU with Kusalava International Ltd, manufacturer of engine critical parts on Friday, for establishing a research and development centre to promote exclusive research on products belonging to …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Bus, tractor crash into two houses near Nuzvid-Annavaram main road 11 Jan 2019 05:20 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Two roadside houses were partially damaged after an RTC bus and a tractor rammed into them with the drivers of the two vehicles lost control over the steering in a bid to avoid collision on the Nuzvid-Annavaram main road …
  • 12-yr-old held for sexually abusing six-year old girl in Nuzvid 11 Dec 2018 01:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Police took a 12-year-old boy into custody for allegedly sexually abusing a six-year-old girl on Sunday night in Nuzvid.According to Nuzvid Rural police, the accused minor is studying in Class 8 in a local government …
  • 5 staffers of IIIT-Nuzvid suspended 13 Aug 2018 00:51 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: IIIT-Nuzvid Director V Venkata Dasu on Sunday suspended four security guards and one outsourcing employee after they were caught consuming alcohol and inviting outsiders into the campus. According to reliable sources, …
  • False alarm over human sacrifice in Nuzvid 28 Jul 2018 01:57 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Tension prevailed in Nuzvid town on Friday when rumours of human sacrifice spread. Police said that one Ram Prasad (32) approached them and told that seven people tried to kill him for attaining supernatural powers. …
  • 1,290 IIIT Nuzvid students lack attendance to write mid-terms 09 Feb 2018 23:08 VIJAYAWADA: Over 1,290 IIIT Nuzvid students are not qualified to write the mid-term exam of their second semester due to lack of attendance. A majority of the students who left for their homes for Christmas and Sankranti failed to turn up for the college …
  • Nuzvid IIIT students protest presence of plastic, dead spider in campus food 28 Jan 2018 05:35 VIJAYAWADA:  Minor tension prevailed in the Nuzvid IIIT campus on Saturday when a first year student found a piece of plastic in the lunch he was eating at the Mercury Marvel Mess and complained about it to the concerned mess in-charge, who allegedly …
  • IIIT Nuzvid turned my life around: Topper  19 Jan 2018 06:19 VIJAYAWADA: “I want to clear the Engineering Services Exam and do my bit for the community. I just won two gold medals — one for topping the Civil Engineering Department and the other for topping the institute. This is life changing!” gushes Meda Lakshmi …
  • Three back-to-back suicides  put IIIT Nuzvid under scanner 22 Dec 2017 05:06 VIJAYAWADA: Series of suicides of students studying in IIIT Nuzvid is creating panic across the state. In the current academic year alone, three students committed suicides and another attempted suicide. Moreover, 50 students have been accused of ragging. …
  • Tough English drove IIIT Nuzvid students to suicide? 19 Oct 2017 06:24 VIJAYAWADA: While the Nuzvid IIIT management claims that two Pre-University Course (PUC) first year students — Sagireddy Purna Lakshmi Narasimha Murthy and Dabbada Ramadevi — committed suicide this month owing to personal reasons, it was revealed that …
  • Nuzvid IIIT student attempts suicide 18 Oct 2017 06:29 VIJAYAWADA: A first-year PUC student attempted to kill himself by consuming pills at IIIT Nuzvid, which has seen two suicides in the last seven days. D Balu Vardhan was admitted to the campus hospital after he complained of fatigue and fell unconscious …
  • Another IIIT Nuzvid student D Rama Devi ends life 15 Oct 2017 02:58 VIJAYAWADA: Students committing suicides in Krishna district is becoming commonplace now and a source of worry and concern.  Nuzvid IIIT student D Rama Devi committed suicide by jumping from the first floor on Saturday, making this the third incident this …
  • Ganta orders inquiry into Nuzvid student suicide 13 Oct 2017 03:54 VIJAYAWADA: A day after a student committed suicide at IIIT- Nuzvid in Krishna District, Human Resource and Development Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao on Thursday called for an inquiry.  The HRD Minister, who was in New Delhi, spoke to  IIIT Nuzvid Director …
  • 6 IIIT Nuzvid students to be given TC, 9 get one-year suspension 23 Sep 2017 05:36 VIJAYAWADA: HRD Minister Ganta Srinivas Rao revised the suspension of 54 IIIT Nuzvid students, who thrashed 12 juniors, after an elaborative discussion with Vice-Chancellor V Ramachandra Raju on Friday. According to the revised suspension charges, Transfer …
  • 54 IIIT Nuzvid students suspended 19 Sep 2017 04:22 VIJAYAWADA: Fifty-four students of IIIT Nuzvid in Krishna district have been suspended for thrashing juniors on campus. A 13-member committee set up by the institute to look into the incident recommended the action in a report submitted on Monday. On …
  • 54 senior IIIT Nuzvid students suspended for ragging 18 Sep 2017 18:32 For representational purposes (File | PTI) MACHILIPATNAM: As many as 54 senior students of IIIT Nuzvid were suspended today for allegedly ragging their juniors on its campus in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh last month. The action was initiated after a …
  • Nuzvid police arrest 28-yr-old in minor rape case 17 Sep 2017 07:42 VIJAYAWADA: Nuzvid police arrested a 28-year-old man for allegedly raping a minor girl back in 2015 and produced him before the Additional District Magistrate court on Saturday. The accused was remanded to judicial custody for fourteen days. According to …
  • Six IIIT, Nuzvid students may face the heat for beating up juniors 08 Sep 2017 04:00 VIJAYAWADA: In all probability, at least six fourth-year students of the IIIT, Nuzvid will face not only disciplinary action but also legal proceedings for beating up their juniors on August 29.After a preliminary probe, a 15- member committee constituted …
  • IIIT-Nuzvid student hangs self 06 Jan 2017 05:06
  • Jagan suggests Speaker to admit Chandrababu Naidu in mental asylum 01 Dec 2020 18:38 VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy in the State Legislative Assembly suggested to Speaker Thammineni Seetharam that Leader of Opposition (LOP) N. Chandrababu Naidu be admitted in a mental hospital “as the latter was speaking about …
  • Karnataka’s new cases were at a peak in September 01 Dec 2020 17:22 Kerala reported 5,375 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, testing 58,809 samples in 24 hours, taking the State’s cumulative case burden to 6,08,357 cases. The test positivity rate was 9.14%. Another 26 deaths were recorded on Tuesday. Thiruvananthapuram, …
  • AP Assembly Day 2: Ruckus prevails over Tidco Housing scheme, TDP MLA suspended 01 Dec 2020 12:13 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The proceedings of the Andhra Pradesh Assembly was disrupted for the second day on Tuesday, with the Opposition members insisting on the debate over the non-allotment of houses constructed under the Tidco Housing scheme …
  • New facilities coming up at Vijayawada railway station 01 Dec 2020 05:48 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Aimed at improving infrastructure and easing congestion, the South Central Railway (SCR) is redeveloping the Vijayawada Railway Junction in phases at Rs 50 crore. New facilities coming up at the station include a foot …
  • AP Assembly’s winter session kicks off amid high-octane drama on Day 1 01 Dec 2020 05:42 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Leader of Opposition N Chandrababu Naidu and 12 other TDP members were suspended from the Assembly session for a day after they stormed into the podium, stalling the proceedings on the first day of the Winter session on …
  • Crop insurance claims to be settled in 1-2 months: CM Jagan 01 Dec 2020 05:42 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday said that for the first time in India, crop insurance claims will be settled within 1-2 months of harvesting, and announced that such claims will be settled by …
  • CM Jagan participates in Gurupurab celebrations 01 Dec 2020 05:42 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy participated in the Gurupurab celebrations and offered special prayers at the Gurudwara marking the 551st birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak here on Monday.  …
  • Stay away from drugs, youth told 01 Dec 2020 02:41 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: District Collector A Md Imtiaz has urged the youth to stay away from drugs and other toxic substances. Speaking after flagging off a bicycle rally organised by the Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyan at his camp office here on …
  • Chalk out plan for COVID-19 vaccine distribution: Collector 01 Dec 2020 02:41 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: District Collector A Md Imtiaz has directed the health department officials to come up with a comprehensive action plan for Covid-19 vaccine distribution.  Speaking at the task force committee meeting held at his camp …
  • Swarna Palace fire: Cops grill Ramesh Babu  01 Dec 2020 02:41 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Almost three months after the fire accident at Hotel Swarna Palace, Vijayawada police questioned Dr Ramesh Cardiac and Multispecialty Hospital Managing Director Dr Pothineni Ramesh Babu at the Suryaraopet police station …
  • Man held for attack on Andhra minister Perni remanded 01 Dec 2020 02:41 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Badugu Nageswara Rao who attacked Minister for Transport and Information and Public Relations (I&PR) Perni Venkataramaiah (Nani) was sent to 14-day judicial remand on Monday. Rao, a mason by profession, attacked Nani …
  • Besant Road will be made pedestrian-friendly soon: MLA Malladi 01 Dec 2020 02:41 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Vijayawada Central MLA Malladi Vishnu laid the foundation stone for the redevelopment and pedestrianisation of Besant Road and Eat Street near Indira Gandhi Municipal Corporation (IGMC) Stadium on Monday. The Vijayawada …
  • Andhra govt to take up 50-day coronavirus awareness campaign 01 Dec 2020 02:33 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The state government has decided to organise a 50-day campaign with an intention to create awareness among people on Covid-19 appropriate behaviour and with a larger goal to arrest the further spread of the virus. A GO …
  • COVID-19: Only 381 infections emerge in 24 hours 01 Dec 2020 02:33 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With just 381 Covid-19 infections emerging in the 24 hours ending Monday 9 am, Andhra Pradesh has reported its lowest single-day spike in months. All districts reported under 100 cases each, and the highest daily growth …
  • Jagan says no farmer to shed tears in his regime, slams Naidu for crocodile tears 01 Dec 2020 00:56 Vijayawada: Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy extended input subsidy to farmers affected by rain and assured that no farmer will have to cry for government support. He also promised to release insurance claims worth `12,027 crore on December 15. …
  • Chandrababu Naidu, 12 others suspended for a day from Andhra Assembly for storming podium 30 Nov 2020 11:49 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Opposition leader N Chandrababu Naidu and 12 other TDP members were suspended for a day after they stormed the podium stalling the proceedings on the first day of the winter session of the Assembly. Probably for the …
  • Mason attacks minister Nani with trowel 30 Nov 2020 09:13 VIJAYAWADA: A drunken man attacked transport minister Perni Venkataramaiah alias Nani with a trowel at Machilipatnam on Sunday. The minister escaped unhurt and the attacker was arrested. The incident took place when the minister was performing rituals to …
  • Allow media to cover Assembly session, demands Chandrababu Naidu 30 Nov 2020 09:12 VIJAYAWADA: Leader of Opposition (LOP) in Assembly N. Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday wrote a letter to Assembly Speaker Tammineni Sitaram strongly objecting to ban on media and removal of media point in the Assembly premises. He sought restoration of media …
  • Assembly winter session will get hot with YSRC-TDP joust 30 Nov 2020 09:12 VIJAYAWADA: AP Assembly’s Winter Session is expected to heat up with opposition and ruling parties crossing swords on several issues. The discussions may end up being the beginning of campaigning for the forthcoming local body elections. Opposition Telugu …
  • Tight security in place for A.P. Assembly session 30 Nov 2020 08:44 The Guntur and Vijayawada City Police have put in place tight security for the winter session of the Legislative Assembly, which will begin from Monday. Police conducted vehicle checking on roads leading to the Assembly at Undavalli, Thullur, Velagapudi, …
  • COVID-19: 150 medical kits given to frontline workers 30 Nov 2020 05:40 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: District collector A Md Imtiaz and Vuyyuru municipal commissioner S Prakash Rao distributed 150 medical kits to Covid-19 frontline workers at a programme held at Vuyyuru Municipal Office on Sunday.  Speaking on the …
  • VMC special drive to shift destitutes to shelter homes 30 Nov 2020 05:40 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Urban Community Development (UCD) wing of Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) launched a week-long special drive on Saturday night to shift the destitutes to shelter homes maintained by the Corporation in various …
  • New barrages: Tenders for DPRs re-invited 30 Nov 2020 05:40 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The water resources department has re-invited tenders for the preparation of the detailed project reports (DPRs) for the two barrages sanctioned downstream Prakasam Barrage to tap the surplus water that goes waste into …
  • Awards for energy efficiency steps  30 Nov 2020 05:36 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With an objective to drive massive awareness about the importance of energy conservation and energy efficiency, through which the State government plans to bring down the annual consumption, the Andhra Pradesh State …
  • Demand for agriculture polytechnic courses in Andhra on the rise 30 Nov 2020 05:36 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: There is an increasing demand for the courses being offered through agriculture polytechnics. With more opportunities opening up in the agriculture sector, demand for agriculture technicians is also increasing. Village …
  • Commissioner’s Task Force seize  Rs 1 crore unaccounted cash 30 Nov 2020 03:23 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Sleuths of Commissioner’s Task Force (CTF) seized Rs 1 crore unaccounted cash from two persons at Pandit Nehru Bus Station (PNBS) here on Sunday night. Acting on a tip-off, the CTF officials conducted searches at the …
  • Winter session of Assembly from today; Question Hour unlikely 30 Nov 2020 03:18 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The winter session of the Legislative Assembly and Council, commencing from Monday sans the Question Hour in view of the Covid-19 pandemic, is likely to be stormy. Pressing issues like the Polavaram revised cost …
  • ‘Allow media to cover Assembly proceedings’ 30 Nov 2020 03:18 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: TDP chief and Leader of the Opposition N Chandrababu Naidu has found fault with the government for not allowing the media to cover the winter session of the State Legislative Assembly and removing the media-point on the …
  • Despite coronavirus, Villa culture Gaining Momentum in Vizag  30 Nov 2020 03:18 Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Villa culture is slowly catching up in Vizag even as it is emerging as one of the fastest growing cities in the country. Now, the focus of GVMC is on expanding basic infrastructure to meet the needs of ever growing …
  • Allow rice-laden lorries to enter Andhra: Owners' association 30 Nov 2020 03:18 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Members of Andhra Pradesh Lorry Owners’ Association (APLOA) called on Civil Supplies Minister Kodali Sri Venkateswara Rao on Sunday and submitted a representation, requesting him to allow lorries transporting rice to …
  • Revamped crop insurance covers more farmers 30 Nov 2020 03:18 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State government has revamped the crop insurance scheme with an objective to cover more farmers and see that there is no financial burden on the farmers to pay the premium. Today, in view of the losses due to heavy …
  • Coronavirus | Andhra Pradesh claims 1.13% positivity rate 29 Nov 2020 20:54 Kerala was on the threshold of six-lakh COVID-19 cases on Sunday, with the State reporting 5,643 new cases from 49,775 samples. The test positivity rate continued in the 9-11% range rising a bit to 11.34% on Sunday. Also, 5,861 COVID-19 patients got …
  • Andhra minister Perni Nani escapes spade attack unhurt 29 Nov 2020 08:26 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh Transport and Information and Public Relations minister Perni Venkataramaiah (Nani) escaped unhurt a spade attack by a person at the former's residence in Machilipatnam on Sunday afternoon. The …
  • Telangana records 753 new Covid-19 cases 29 Nov 2020 06:30 By Express News Service HYDERABAD/T’PURAM/ VIJAYAWADA/CHENNAI: Telangana recorded 753 cases of Covid-19 on Friday, taking the tally to 2,68,418. The active case stood at 10,637 as 952 individuals were discharged on the day. These new cases were …
  • Vijayawada: Lack of footpaths adds to pedestrian woes 29 Nov 2020 04:35 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   Inadequate footpaths and poor urban planning are the major reasons behind most of the road accidents, involving the pedestrians in Vijayawada. A total of 424 accidents were reported in the city in 2019, of which 103 …
  • Collector Imtiaz lauds journalists 29 Nov 2020 04:33 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: District Collector A Md Imtiaz was all praise for the role of journalists in communicating the government schemes and highlighting the people’s problems.  Addressing the inaugural season of the online training classes …
  • 65-year-old doctor found dead in Avanigadda 29 Nov 2020 04:33 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   A 65-year-old doctor was reportedly brutally murdered during a suspected robbery at his residence in Avanigadda on Saturday.  The body of doctor Kota Srihari Rao (65) was found in a pool of blood in his bedroom around …
  • Light to moderate rains likely in Coastal Andhra Pradesh 29 Nov 2020 04:33 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Light to moderate rains are likely in a few places in south coastal and Rayalaseema districts on Sunday, while it will be dry weather in north coastal Andhra Pradesh. IMD reports state that the well-marked Low-Pressure …
  • YSR Kreeda Puraskaralu: 46 players get Rs 19.09 lakh cash prize  29 Nov 2020 04:32 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   District Collector A Md Imtiaz handed over a cash prize of Rs 19.09 lakh and appreciation certificates to 46 sportspersons under YSR Kreeda Puraskaralu at his camp office here on Saturday. Speaking on the occasion, the …
  • Govt depts’ power dues mount to Rs 8,800 crore 29 Nov 2020 04:32 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   Even as the financially beleaguered power distribution companies (Discoms) are finding ways to bring down their expenditure, total dues to be paid by various government departments have mounted to Rs 8,874.5 crore by the …
  • 625 test positive, five die of coronavirus in a day in Andhra Pradesh 29 Nov 2020 02:34 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The state reported under 1,000 new cases of coronavirus for the second consecutive day on Saturday. The one-day spike in seven districts was less than 50 infections each, and under 100 in five districts. Also, five more …
  • Cyclone Nivar: Paddy crop hit in 34 Krishna mandals 29 Nov 2020 02:34 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Paddy crop was hit badly in 34 mandals out of the total 54, due to severe cyclonic storm ‘Nivar’ in the district, said Collector A Md Imtiaz. He accompanied by Pedana MLA Jogi Ramesh and Machilipatnam revenue division …
  • APSRTC revises cargo transport fare 29 Nov 2020 02:34 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   The APSRTC has revised the cargo transport fare. Orders in this regard were issued on Saturday. RTC Deputy Chief Manager (Vijayawada Zone) K Srinvasa Rao said that as per the revised tariff, fares were revised 50 % for …
  • NTR-UHS awaiting guidelines to counselling for MBBS 28 Nov 2020 20:04 VIJAYAWADA: NTR University of Health Sciences (NTR-UHS) is yet to go ahead with admissions for first year MBBS, BDS and other courses. To do so, it is awaiting orders from the state government specifying guidelines to conduct counselling for admissions …
  • Cyclone Nivar claims eight lives in AP 28 Nov 2020 20:03 VIJAYAWADA: Heavy rainfall under the influence of Nivar cyclonic storm has claimed eight lives, including six in Chittoor and two in Kadapa, while four persons went missing in the state. Based on a preliminary assessment, as the rainfall had a major impact …
  • Andhra Pradesh to cross one crore Covid tests mark in a day or two 28 Nov 2020 07:04 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Covid-19 count in Andhra Pradesh increased to 8,66,438 with another 733 cases being reported in the last 24 hours ending Friday 9 am. As many as 1,205 patients discharged from different Covid-19 hospitals across the …
  • APERC allows Discoms to claim Rs 3,103 crore as true-up charges 28 Nov 2020 07:04 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) has disposed of the petitions filed by power distribution companies (Discoms) seeking approval for true-up charges and allowed APSPDCL and APEPDCL to claim …
  • Focus on 3 barrages across Krishna River 28 Nov 2020 07:04 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district in-charge minister Peddireddy Ramachandra Reddy said that the YS Jagan Mohan Reddy government has set its focus on constructing three barrages over River Krishna — one upstream Prakasam Barrage and two …
  • Ryots released on bail meet Nara Lokesh 28 Nov 2020 07:04 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: TDP general secretary Nara Lokesh on Friday condemned the ‘high-handed behaviour’ and ‘arm-twisting tactics’ of the YSRC government to suppress the Amaravati farmers’ agitation.  Terming the SC, ST atrocities cases filed …
  • Toll rises to 3, six of family rescued from River Pincha 28 Nov 2020 04:56 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The toll in rain-related incidents increased to three in the State. The severe cyclonic storm Nivar triggered incessant rains in several districts, damaging agriculture crops and basic infrastructure. NDRF teams found …
  • Crops in 94K hectares damaged in Krishna district 28 Nov 2020 04:56 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Collector A Md Imtiaz said paddy, cotton, groundnut, green gram and other crops in 94,464 hectares in Krishna district were damaged due incessant rains under the influence of severe cyclonic storm Nivar. Addressing the …
  • Another low pressure area 28 Nov 2020 04:55 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Though cyclone Nivar has weakened into a well marked low pressure area over South Coastal Andhra Pradesh and adjoining West Central Bay of Bengal, South Coastal districts are still facing heavy rain threat as another low …
  • VMC invites innovative ideas to make streets safer 28 Nov 2020 02:39 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) launched “Streets for People Challenge” on Friday to invite innovative ideas from public and encourage their participation in re-imagining streets as safe, healthy and happy public …
  • Online training classes for journalists today 28 Nov 2020 02:39 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: C Raghavachari Press Academy of Andhra Pradesh will conduct online training classes for journalists in Krishna district on November 28 from 9:30 am to 1 pm. In a press release, Press Academy chairman Devireddy Srinath …
  • Ramesh Hospital MD to be interrogated 28 Nov 2020 02:36 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Friday allowed custodial interrogation of Dr Pothineni Ramesh Babu, MD of the Ramesh Cardiac Multi-specialty Hospital, in the Swarna Palace hotel fire accident case. It directed the Dr …
  • Evacuated families to get Rs 500; subsidy for affected ryots 28 Nov 2020 02:36 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday directed officials to pay Rs 500 as immediate aid to the families in relief camps. After a detailed discussion at the Cabinet meeting held on Friday, he told the officials …
  • Hampi is all set to get the world’s largest statue of Lord Hanuman 27 Nov 2020 19:16 Share0 Hampi, the UNESCO World Heritage site in Karnataka, will get the world’s tallest sculpture of Lord Hanuman at Pampapur Kishkindha. It is situated on the border of Hampi, a significant vacation destination. As indicated by old tales, Kishkindha …
  • Funds crunch hits bathymetric survey on Godavari, Krishna rivers in AP 27 Nov 2020 18:47 Vijayawada: Lack of funds seems to have delayed the bathymetric survey that is required to develop navigation routes on the Godavari and Krishna rivers to enable tourism boats to operate to popular destinations like Papikondalu, Nagarjuna Hill and others …
  • Two special trains from Tamil Nadu to Mumbai, six pairs of special trains extended till December 31 27 Nov 2020 18:02 By Express News Service CHENNAI: With an increase in passenger patronage, railways introduced two pairs of new trains from Coimbatore and Nagercoil to Mumbai and extended six pairs of special trains till December 31. Two special trains to Mumbai:  The …
  • Japanese Massage Footwear brand Kenkoh partners CENTRO to expand footprint in South India 27 Nov 2020 15:18 Kenkoh Massage Footwear India, the brand of Japanese origin, announced its partnership with CENTRO, South India’s largest footwear chain, as part of its expansion in the country. The partnership will give CENTRO’s consumers in Hyderabad and Vijayawada …
  • Toll due to cyclone Nivar in Andhra Pradesh increases to three 27 Nov 2020 08:41 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The toll increased to three since Wednesday evening in the rain-related incidents due to cyclone Nivar in Andhra Pradesh.  NDRF personnel retrieved the body of 30-year-old farmer Prasad, who was washed away in …
  • SEB set to crack whip on ganja, red sanders smuggling, online betting in Andhra Pradesh 27 Nov 2020 04:57 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Enlarging the scope of the Special Enforcement Bureau (SEB), which was initially created to crack the whip on illegal transportation of liquor and sand, the State government on Thursday issued orders permitting the …
  • Winter Session of Andhra Pradesh Legislature from Monday 27 Nov 2020 04:57 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Winter Session of the AP Legislature will commence on November 30 and is likely to transact business for at least five days. The Legislative Assembly will commence at 9 am and the Legislative Council at 10 am. A …
  • Cyclone damages paddy crop in Krishna, farmers seek aid 27 Nov 2020 04:56 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Several parts of Krishna district, including Vijayawada, received moderate rainfall from the late hours of Wednesday under the influence of severe cyclonic storm Nivar. Several low-lying areas in the city were inundated. …
  • Three farmers trapped in Rallamadugu project, two rescued 27 Nov 2020 04:56 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A farmer was washed away while two others were rescued by police after they were trapped in the overflowing Rallamadugu project in Yerpedu mandal of Chittoor district. According to police, Venkatesh (21), Ramesh (21) and …
  • Cyclone Nivar snaps road links in Nellore, Chittoor and Kadapa; farmer washed away 27 Nov 2020 04:56 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA/NELLORE/CHITTOOR/KADAPA: Heavy rains battered Nellore, Chittoor and Kadapa districts on Thursday under the impact of severe cyclone Nivar, which crossed the coast near Puducherry around 2.30 am. Though there …
  • In Karnataka, low positivity trend holds 27 Nov 2020 03:03 Kerala reported 5,378 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, and a test positivity rate of 9.6% for 55,996 samples. The active case pool stood at 64,486 cases. The Health Department added 27 more deaths to the list of fatalities. Six deaths were reported from …
  • 2,433 students clear agri polytechnic 27 Nov 2020 02:48 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Acharya NG Ranga Agriculture University vice-chancellor Prof A Vishnuvardhan Reddy on Thursday released the results of AGRICET -2020 held at 15 centres across the State on November 12 in the first ever online format by …
  • Conditions set for release of women prisoners on remission in Andhra Pradesh 27 Nov 2020 02:48 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State government, which had earlier taken a decision to grant special remission of sentence to the women prisoners on the occasion of Independence Day, on Thursday set certain conditions for their release. Following …
  • Land dispute: Andhra Pradesh High Court fines Tahsildar for delay in appeal 27 Nov 2020 02:47 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh High Court has pulled up Mangalagiri tahsildar for delay in filing second appeal in a land dispute case and imposed a penalty of Rs 25,000.  The court asked the amount to be deposited with the State …
  • BJP-Jana Sena panel to take a call on Tirupati candidate  26 Nov 2020 07:38 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A joint committee of leaders from allies BJP and Jana Sena Party (JSP) will be constituted to take a decision on the candidate for the ensuing Tirupati Lok Sabha by-election.JSP chief Pawan Kalyan, who held discussions …
  • Governor inaugurates super speciality services at Tirupati hospital 26 Nov 2020 07:38 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan inaugurated super speciality facilities and state-of-the-art equipment at Sri Balaji Medical College, Hospital and Research Institute in Tirupati on Wednesday from Raj Bhavan here, …
  • New property tax will strengthen ULBs sans burdening people: Government 26 Nov 2020 07:38 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Rubbishing reports that the revised assessment and levy of property tax announced by the government would burden the public, Municipal Administration and Urban Development (MAUD) Minister Botcha Satyanarayana clarified …
  • Apex committee for GOBAR-dhan projects formed 26 Nov 2020 07:38 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State government has begun the process for the construction of GOBAR-dhan plants by identifying implementation agencies, allocation of land and establishing self-sustainable models.On Tuesday, it issued orders …
  • Jagananna Thodu to benefit 9 lakh small traders in Andhra Pradesh 26 Nov 2020 06:38 VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Wednesday launched the Jagananna Thodu scheme by depositing Rs 905-crore worth interest-free loans to nine lakh small traders. “From now on, small and petty vendors and artisans needn’t approach private …
  • VMC fines violators of Covid norms 26 Nov 2020 04:59 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With the possibility of a second wave of Covid-19 hitting the state in the winter, special enforcement teams of the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) on Wednesday resumed penalising people for not wearing masks …
  • Low devotee turnout as Bhavani Deeksha conferment begins 26 Nov 2020 04:59 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The conferment of the annual Bhavani deeksha began on a dull note at the Kanaka Durga temple atop Indrakeeladri here on Wednesday. The number of people who took the deeksha was low on the first day even as some of the …
  • Why is TDP not taking GHMC polls seriously? 26 Nov 2020 04:56 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: After facing a humiliating debacle in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) elections held last time despite party supremo N Chandrababu Naidu and his son Nara Lokesh, who is also the general secretary of the …
  • Lack of experts a challenge to AP fisheries dreams 26 Nov 2020 04:56 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: State’s objective to emerge top in fisheries sector, be it aquaculture, inland fishing, marine fishing, fish processing exports in next one decade can only be possible with sufficient number of experts of these sub fields.  …
  • 9.05 lakh small traders to get interest-free loan of Rs 10,000 26 Nov 2020 04:55 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Wednesday launched the Jagananna Thodu scheme by giving interest-free loans worth Rs 905 crore to 9.05 lakh small traders. Under the scheme, small and petty vendors and artisans can …
  • TDP leadership not taking Hyderabad civic election seriously?  26 Nov 2020 04:55 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: After facing a humiliating debacle in the last Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) elections despite party supremo N Chandrababu Naidu and his son Nara Lokesh, who is also the general secretary of the party, …
  • Cyclone Nivar live updates | Centre of storm crosses T.N., Puducherry coasts, set to weaken further in next 3 hours 26 Nov 2020 04:19 Cyclone Nivar made landfall near Puducherry, south of Chennai as a very severe cyclonic storm. The landfall that started from 11.30 pm. on Wednesday night lasted till 2.30 a.m. on Thursday. The severe cyclonic storm Nivar now lay centered over north …
  • Over 1 lakh evacuated from Tamil Nadu, Puducherry in view of cyclone Nivar: NDRF DG 25 Nov 2020 17:19 NEW DELHI: Over one lakh people have been evacuated from the coastal areas of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in order to "tide over the worst challenge" put up by Cyclone Nivar that is expected to make a landfall in the early hours of Thursday, the …
  • Cyclone Nivar: 26 flights cancelled after heavy rains batter Chennai | Full List 25 Nov 2020 13:46 Image Source : FILE Cyclone Nivar: 26 flights cancelled after heavy rains lash Chennai | Full List Over two dozen flights arriving and taking off from the Chennai airport have been cancelled after heavy rains and strong winds battered the city as cyclone …
  • Engeyum Eppodhum actor wraps shooting of Tamil-Telugu bilingual 25 Nov 2020 09:50 By Chennaivision in Cinema News November 25, 2020 Actor Sharwanand who is known for his roles in JK Enum Nanbanin Vaazhkai and Engeyum Eppodhum has wrapped the shooting for his upcoming Tamil-Telugu bilingual. The movie is directed by Shree Karthick and …
  • SCR revises Guntur-Secunderabad special train schedule 25 Nov 2020 08:04 The South Central Railway (SCR) zone has revised the schedule of Guntur-Secunderabad-Guntur daily special train on Tuesday. “In order to facilitate the passengers, Indian Railways will run previously announced special trains between Guntur-Secunderabad- …
  • BoB’s renovated Benz Circle branch opened 25 Nov 2020 06:34 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Bank of Baroda’s renovated Benz Circle branch was inaugurated by Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister Kodali Venkateswara Rao (Nani) and Bank of Baroda, Hyderabad Zone, General Manager Manmohan Gupta on Tuesday. …
  • Cyber fraud: Techie duped of Rs 32 lakh 25 Nov 2020 06:34 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A Hyderabad-based software engineer has reportedly duped of Rs 32 lakh by cybercriminals in Vijayawada on Tuesday. Disclosing the details of the case, cybercrime police station Circle Inspector K Srinivasa Rao said the …
  • Suspension of boating a killjoy for revellers in Vijayawada 23 Nov 2020 04:00 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Picnickers who visited the Bhavani Island in the city on the first Sunday of Karthika Masam returned disappointed as boating operations remained suspended in River Krishna. Hoping to have a good time, many families and …
  • Install LHMS App while going out on vacation, Vijayawada police urge denizens 23 Nov 2020 04:00 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With the number of crimes, particularly house burglaries, on the rise, the Vijayawada city police are advising the denizens to use the Locked House Monitoring System (LHMS) mobile application to secure their houses while …
  • Flights to Kuwait from Vijayawada likely 22 Nov 2020 03:09 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In a significant development, international flights will soon be operated from Vijayawada airport in Gannavaram to Kuwait and either to Abu Dhabi or Dubai. Kuwait-based Jazeera Airways has expressed its interest to operate …
  • Colleges put on alert to check drug abuse among students in Vijayawada 22 Nov 2020 03:09 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A day after Commissioner’s Task Force (CTF) officials sent 55 college-goers to deaddiction and counselling centres for ganja consumption, they alerted all the engineering and degree colleges in the city to monitor the …
  • Divya murder case: Charge-sheet filed with Vijayawada magistrate court 21 Nov 2020 04:37 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Disha police, who are investigating the sensational murder case of 21-year-old engineering student Divya Tejaswini, filed a charge-sheet with Vijayawada Metropolitan Magistrate Court on Friday.  On November 18, Disha …
  • Commissioner's Task Force sleuths conduct special de-addiction drive in Vijayawada colleges 21 Nov 2020 02:12 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Sleuths of Commissioner's Task Force (CTF) conducted a two-day special drive in colleges across the city to identify the students addicted to ganja. The officials said it was the principals of these colleges who …
  • Vijayawada airport set to host big aircraft soon 19 Nov 2020 04:34 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Director-General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) recently granted permission for flight landing and take-off from the expanded runway at the Vijayawada International Airport in Gannavaram. However, the expanded runway will be …
  • Vijayawada Municipal Corporation aims to achieve Open Defecation-Free status 18 Nov 2020 04:33 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Aimed at achieving the Open Defecation-Free (ODF++) tag and improve its ranking in the next edition of Swachh Survekshan, the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) has sought the support of the public to avoid open …
  • Motorists use fake number plates to avoid e-challans in Vijayawada 18 Nov 2020 04:33 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With the traffic police and Road Transport Authority (RTA) officials intensifying vigil against traffic violators, a few vehicle users in the city are riding their vehicles using fake registration numbers to avoid e- …
  • Devotees in Vijayawada throng temples for Karthika festivities 17 Nov 2020 05:29 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Lord Siva temples across the city witnessed a nominal rush of devotees on the first Monday of Karthika Masam. The devotees made a beeline to take a holy dip in River Krishna near Durga Ghat and other pushkar ghats …
  • Minor attacks 26-year-old neighbour in Vijayawada 17 Nov 2020 05:29 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A 26-year-old man was brutally attacked by a minor boy at Nehru Nagar in Ramavarappadu on Sunday night. The injured Mallikarjuna Rao was rushed to government hospital. Patamata police registered a case and launched a …
  • Vijayawada civic body conducts raids on meat shops 17 Nov 2020 05:29 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The special task force team of Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) conducted surprise checks at chicken and mutton stalls in various parts of the city on Monday.  The team, led by VMC veterinary assistant surgeon A …