• Pawan a political freelancer: YSRCP 18 Jan 2020 07:38 YSRCP MLA and party spokesperson Gudivada Amarnath has questioned Jana Sena Party (JSP)’s political ideology and its president Pawan Kalyan’s commitment after he chose to align himself again with the BJP. Addressing the media here on Friday, Mr. Amarnath …
  • 540 cases lodged, 1,494 detained: Cockfights in Andhra continue unabated, crores change hands 17 Jan 2020 03:58 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA/KAKINADA/ELURU: A total of 540 cases (till 6 pm) were filed against organisers for illegally conducting cockfights during the three-day Sankranti festival in Krishna district.  As part of the raids, the police …
  • Ban fails to stop cockfights in Andhra Pradesh 15 Jan 2020 05:54 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Police’s week-long efforts, such as destruction of cockfight arenas, detaining history-sheeters and filing cases against suspects, failed to put an end to the blood sport and the gambling associated with it on the first …
  • CM Jagan Mohan Reddy will celebrate Sankranti in Gudivada: Andhra Pradesh Civil Supplies Minister 13 Jan 2020 06:06 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Civil Supplies Minister Kodali Venkateswara Rao (Nani) said Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy would visit Gudivada on Tuesday to participate in Sankranti festivities. He said that CM would reach at 3 pm and reach K …
  • Despite ban, stage being set for cockfighting in Andhra Pradesh 12 Jan 2020 07:08 Thousands of roosters, sharp knives, crores of money and huge arenas are being readied for organising rooster fights during the three-day Sankranti festivities in coastal areas of the State, particularly Krishna, Guntur, East and West Godavari districts. …
  • Set up panels to prevent cockfights, says Krishna District Collector, A Md Imtiaz 27 Dec 2019 04:29 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  With just a few weeks left for Sankranti, the district administration has decided to constitute committees at village, mandal and division levels to ensure prevention of cock fights, said Krishna District Collector A Md …
  • Police solve woman’s murder by friend in Vijayawada 26 Dec 2019 05:18 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   With the arrest of a man on Wednesday, Gudivada police said they had solved the murder case of Kruparani, who was found dead at an isolated location in Barrilanka village of Krishna district on December 19.  Addressing …
  • Onions from Penumaka likely to be procured to meet Vijayawada demand 26 Dec 2019 03:49 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   Agriculture marketing department officials are contemplating procuring the onion crop yield being cultivated in around 250 to 300 acres of Penumaka in Guntur district to meet the demand in Vijayawada. Speaking to TNIE, …
  •  Facelift to 16 damaged bridges in Krishna district; Rs 81.50 crore required for reconstruction 24 Dec 2019 07:29 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Fulfilling the demand of people of Krishna district for new bridges in place of dilapidated ones, officials of the Roads & Buildings (R&B) department have started preparing estimates for construction of new bridges …
  • YSRC leaders in Vizag upbeat about Andhra CM Jagan's 3 capital hint 20 Dec 2019 03:50 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: YSRC leaders in the district are upbeat in the wake of Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy hinting that Visakhapatnam could be developed as an executive capital on the last day of the winter session of the Legislative …
  • Vijayawada youth festival a big draw 17 Dec 2019 05:02 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Minister for Tourism M Srinivasa Rao inaugurated the district-level youth festival at Ghantasala Venkateswara Rao Government Music College in the city on Monday. Addressing a gathering of hundreds of students, he said, …
  • Onion price tracker: Tuesday, December 10 10 Dec 2019 12:37 In what some may see as a silver lining, onions have been named the culprit for declining liquor consumption in India. To lay the blame for this at the bulb’s door would not, however, be fair, as there are other factors in play there. Nevertheless, onion …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Man dies in queue to buy onions at subsidised price 10 Dec 2019 08:44 Image Source : PTI PHOTO Man dies in queue to buy onions in Andhra Pradesh A 55-year-old man standing in the queue to buy onions collapsed in Andhra Pradesh on Monday. The incident was reported from Gudivada in Krishna district of the state, where the man …
  • AP only State to supply onions at Rs 25 per kg, says Andhra Pradesh CM 10 Dec 2019 04:58 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  A pandemonium-like situation prevailed for sometime in the AP Legislative Assembly on Monday, the first day of winter session, with the women MLAs, including Deputy Chief Minister (Tribal Welfare) Pamula Pushpasreevani …
  • Man Dies In Queue To Buy Onions, TDP Hits Out At Andhra Pradesh Government 09 Dec 2019 20:03 The retail price of onions was at Rs 110-160 per kg in the state on Monday, according to market sources. Amaravati (AP): A 55-year-old man died of a heart attack after he suddenly fell sick while waiting in queue to purchase onions at Gudivada in Krishna …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Man standing in queue dies of heart attack 09 Dec 2019 11:56 Krishna: A 55-year-old man fainted while standing in a queue for vegetables at the Gudivada Rytu Bazaar here on Monday. The man identified as Sambaiah was then rushed to the hospital and on the way, he died after suffering a cardiac arrest, said police. “ …
  • TDP youth wing president Devineni Avinash joins YSRCP 14 Nov 2019 17:10 Amaravati: Telugu Desam Party (TDP) youth wing ‘Telugu Yuvata’ president Devineni Avinash on Thursday resigned from the party and joined YSRCP. The change of guard took place while the TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu was holding his “Sand Deeksha” at …
  • Family in state of shock as loco pilot remains critical 13 Nov 2019 03:57 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Blessed with a baby boy only a month ago, 35-year-old L Chandrashekhar, is struggling for his life with a broken rib cage and a barrage of other life-threatening complications. Chandrashekhar hails from Gudivada in Andhra …
  • It’s wrong march, Pawan Kalyan acting for Chandrababu Naidu: YSRC   03 Nov 2019 06:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Ahead of the ‘long march’ to be taken up by Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan in Visakhapatnam on Sunday, the YSRC leaders launched a tirade dubbing the event as a “wrong march”. Alleging that the actor-turned-politician was …
  • A.P. Formation Day celebrated in Vizag 02 Nov 2019 03:44 Andhra Pradesh Formation Day was celebrated at the Andhra University Convention Centre on Friday. Glowing tributes were paid to Potti Sreeramulu, who laid down his life for the cause of a separate State for the Telugu-speaking people. Several other leaders …
  • AP: Con man arrested for cheating ATM users in Gannavaram 15 Oct 2019 06:37 Krishna (Andhra Pradesh): The Gannavaram police arrested a habitual offender who duped people at ATMs and recovered Rs 5.46 lakhs and a two-wheeler from his possession on Tuesday. The accused identified as Chinthala Suresh Babu was caught red-handed by …
  • ATM offender arrested, Rs 5.64 lakh recovered 15 Oct 2019 03:15 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Gannavaram police arrested a notorious ATM offender and recovered Rs 5.64 lakh pertaining to 16 cheating cases on Monday. The accused Chinthala Suresh (40), who earlier worked as a security guard at ATM kiosks, had …
  • Former Minister Bali Reddy Satyarao Died in an Accident in Visakhapatnam 01 Oct 2019 12:56 Former minister and senior leader of YSR Congress Party Bali Reddy Satyarao died in a road accident in Visakha. A bike hit him while he was walking on RK Beach Road. Bali Reddy, who was seriously injured in the accident, was rushed to My Cure Hospital. …
  • Relief as onion prices climb down in Vijayawada 29 Sep 2019 06:06 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The price of Maharashtra variety of onion available in Krishna district, which was priced at Rs 47 per kg earlier this week, was sold at Rs 34 per kg in Gudivada Rythu Bazar in Vijayawada city on Saturday. Sale of onions …
  • Andhra Pradesh Contract Employees’ Union stage novel protest 25 Sep 2019 02:43 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Demanding that the government operate 104 services on its own, the members of Andhra Pradesh Contract Employees’ Union staged a novel protest by submitting representations to the statue of former chief minister YS …
  • 37-yr-old found dead in hotel room of Gudivada town 18 Sep 2019 03:06 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   A 37-year-old man was found dead, while his mother was discovered in a serious condition in their hotel room in Gudivada town on Tuesday. According to Gudivada Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) N Satyananadam, the …
  • More amenities sought on pedestrian path to Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams 07 Sep 2019 06:05 By Express News Service TIRUPATI: Devotees urged Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams Executive Officer Anil Kumar Singhal to strengthen the facilities on the pedestrian path to Tirumala. As many as 22 devotees put forth various issues during the monthly Dial …
  • The other side of Miss India 27 Aug 2019 21:46 Ever since the filmmakers released the title and look of the latest Keerthy Suresh film, the mobile of Narendra Nath Yaddanapudi, the film’s director, has been buzzing incessantly. “I am overwhelmed with the response, and it has been my best birthday gift …
  • School Notes 7-31-19 30 Jul 2019 16:43 Armstrong graduates from Bob Jones Jonathan Armstrong of Lancaster graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication from Bob Jones University in Greenville on May 3. Two make president’s list at USC Aiken Two local students …
  • Andhra gang cheats in pretext of selling rice puller, magical attractor; arrested 30 Jul 2019 08:11 Krishna: Machilipatnam Central Crime Station (CCS) police has arrested a gang of ten persons involved in cheating people in the name of 'rice pulling'. The police team led by CCS SI Mohammad Habib Basha and Machilipatnam SI Rajesh arrested the gang …
  • Andhra gang loots by selling 'rice pulling' machine, magical attractor, arrested 30 Jul 2019 08:04 The gang is also accused of having stolen the golden 'kalash' from Shiva temple. Krishna: Machilipatnam Central Crime Station (CCS) police has arrested a gang of ten persons involved in cheating people in the name of 'rice pulling'. The …
  • Rain brings down mercury levels in Vijayawada 03 Jul 2019 05:48 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Krishna district witnessed moderate rainfall and a drop in the mercury levels on Monday. Vijayawada city received a good rain spell in the evening hours of Monday, recording around two centimetres of rainfall. With the …
  • Man burns pregnant wife to death 17 Jun 2019 04:00 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Suspecting fidelity, a man burnt his pregnant wife to death in Krishna Lanka late on Friday night. According to the Krishna Lanka police, the incident happened around 11 pm on Friday when M Sailaja (29) was asleep at her …
  • In a blow to Maoists, senior Naxal cadre Narmada arrested after being underground for 22 years 11 Jun 2019 17:24 Among the highly educated Naxal leaders, Narmada has been underground for the last 22 years. (Representative image) Senior Naxal cadre Narmada and husband Kiran were arrested by Gadchiroli police about two days ago from Hyderabad, as per reports. …
  • Dreaded Maoist couple living in Hyderabad arrested 11 Jun 2019 00:57 Hyderabad: In a major blow to the Maoists, a wanted woman naxal, who allegedly masterminded deadly attacks against security forces and politicians, including the assassination of BJP MLA Bheema Mandavi in Dantewada and was underground for 26 years, was …
  • Andhra Cabinet has 11 ministers in 41-50 age group 09 Jun 2019 07:55 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The youngest member in Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy’s cabinet is 33-year-old Pamula Pushpa Sreevani and the oldest is 69-year-old Pilli Subhash Chandra Bose. While majority of the ministers in the 25-member strong …
  • Andhra Cabinet mix of experience and youth 08 Jun 2019 11:13 Amaravati, June 8 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh’s new 25-member Cabinet, which was sworn in on Saturday, is a mix of experience and youth as Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has also rewarded the loyalists. Striking a balance, Jagan Reddy has also tried to …
  • Many aspirants as Andhra CM Jagan Mohan Reddy set to expand Cabinet 01 Jun 2019 05:07 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  As Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy sets out to expand his Cabinet on June 8, now it is for the ministerial aspirants to get into his good books. With the YSRC winning an overwhelming 151 MLAs in the …
  • Will SIT report now be made public? 28 May 2019 02:00 In June 2017, the TDP government coming under pressure from various quarters, formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) headed by DIG Vineet Brijlal to inquire into the alleged land-grabbing cases in Visakhapatnam district. The SIT grabbed a lot of …
  • YSRCP government to investigate land scam 27 May 2019 01:54 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The YSRCP government will order thorough inquiry into Vizag land scam along with alleged irregularities in Amaravati land acquisition, newly-elected Anakapalle MLA Gudivada Amarnath has said. Speaking at a news …
  • YS Jagan Mohan Reddy to take oath with 15 ministers 24 May 2019 21:54 Hyderabad: YSRC president Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy’s ministers are likely take oath along with him on May 30 when he swears in as Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. Mr Reddy may induct about 15 ministers initially. Given the strength of the AP Assembly, the …
  • YSRCP set to wrest many seats from Telugu Desam in Krishna district 24 May 2019 03:11 The YSR Congress Party has wrested many seats from the TDP in Krishna district, including three Assembly constituencies represented by ministers and the Deputy Speaker. YSRCP was leading in 13 out of the 16 Assembly constituencies and Kesineni Srinivas ( …
  • After Centre’s alert, vigil upped for D-day 23 May 2019 05:09 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Following alerts from the Ministry of Home Affairs and Central Bureau of Investigation that there were chances of violence in the State on Thursday, the police were put on high alert and additional security forces were …
  • Exit polls results give rise to reverse betting 23 May 2019 00:20 Vijayawada: Punters who had bet on the Telugu Desam winning the polls are now placing “reverse bets” for a YSRC victory after the exit polls outcome was declared earlier this week. There is huge betting on hot seats like Mangalagiri, Gudivada, Mylavaram, …
  • Lok Sabha elections: Poll betting set to cross Rs 2,000 crore in Andhra! 21 May 2019 04:28 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: More than Rs 2,000 crore is expected to change hands in betting on election results on the day of counting on May 23. Stakes seem to be increasing every hour after the announcement of exit polls on Sunday evening. The …
  • 23.41 lakh to vote in gram panchayat polls in Krishna 21 May 2019 03:39 The electoral roll of Krishna district for the gram panchayat elections has over 23.41 lakh voters – 11.56 lakh male and 11.85 lakh female voters. There are 136 voters of the third gender. Collector A. Md. Imtiaz released the electoral roll for the 5th …
  • Summer specials to Hyderabad, Vizag, Kakinada 19 May 2019 04:04 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: South Central Railway (SCR) will run summer special trains between Hyderabad and Visakhapatnam and Secunderabad and Kakinada Town (via Kazipet, Rayanapadu, Bhimavaram Town) from May 23 onwards. Train no. 07461 …
  • Summer specials to Kakinada, Secunderabad , Tirupati 14 May 2019 05:30 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: South Central Railway (SCR) will run summer special trains between various destinations from Tuesday onwards to clear extra rush of passengers.Train no. 07210 Kakinada Town-Tirupati special train will depart Kakinada …
  • Kotii Reddy, the Entrepreneur with a Golden Touch 04 May 2019 09:09 Kotii reddy is known for his passion for entrepreneurship. He has a couple of startup companies based out of Hyderabad. He is always in a meeting with clients or updating on his website. This is one side of his story. Another side of the coin is different …
  • Alert keyman averts train derailment in Andhra Pradesh 27 Apr 2019 04:36 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A major accident was averted when an alert keyman noticed broken railway tracks in the way of train no. 17479 Puri-Tirupati Express and signalled it to stop near Mandavalli Railway Station in the Gudivada-Bhimavaram …
  • Vijayawada: Temperature to touch 45° Celsius 15 Apr 2019 18:31 VIJAYAWADA: As maximum temperature across Krishna district and particularly Vijayawada has already crossed the 40 Celsius mark, the government’s Real Time Governance System (RTGS) has raised an alarm, expecting mercury to cross the ‘danger’ mark. RTGS heat …
  • Summer hampers blood donation, causes shortage in Vijayawada govt hospital 15 Apr 2019 07:36 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With the city experiencing sweltering heat right in April, the blood bank of Vijayawada Government General Hospital may soon run dry, with the current stock sufficient for just a week. The hospital authorities are failing …
  • Rajahmundry: Taunted, woman ends life with kid 14 Apr 2019 01:05 Rajahmundry: A woman along with her 3-year-old daughter committed suicide by drowning in the River Godavari near Markendeya Swamy ghat here on Saturday. According to I-Town police, Kone Latha, 25, hailing from Gudivada of Krishna district and presently …
  • Hyderabad: Taunted, woman ends life with kid 13 Apr 2019 20:56 Rajahmundry: A woman along with her 3-year-old daughter committed suicide by drowning in the River Godavari near Markendeya Swamy ghat here on Saturday. According to I-Town police, Kone Latha, 25, hailing from Gudivada of Krishna district and presently …
  • Inadequate poll arrangements irk Krishna voters  12 Apr 2019 06:14 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Many people expressed their dissatisfaction over the poor polling arrangements in Krishna district, which caused severe inconvenience to them. The malfunctioning of EVMs tested the patience of voters waiting in long …
  • Rs 23 lakh unaccounted cash seized from car 10 Apr 2019 03:48 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: City police found Rs 23 lakh unaccounted cash being transported in a car while conducting a vehicle check at Auto Nagar gate on Tuesday. The seized cash was later handed over to the returning officer and a case has been …
  • Incumbent MLAs double their assets, Bonda among the richest in Krishna 08 Apr 2019 11:33 A majority of the incumbent elected representatives contesting the Assembly and Parliamentary elections in Krishna district have apparently become richer. The worth of their total family assets increased due to the addition of new movable or immovable …
  • TS boy bags 7th rank in Civil Services exam 06 Apr 2019 03:08 An Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer from Miryalaguda secured the seventh rank in the Civil Services exams, the results of which were declared on Friday. Varun Reddy Karnati secured the 7th rank, the top rank in both Telugu states, and he will be …
  • SCR to operate 53 special trains to clear summer passenger rush 05 Apr 2019 07:26 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  South Central Railway (SCR) will run 53 special trains between Secunderabad-Vijayawada-Hyderabad, Hyderabad-Srikakulam Road, Secunderabad -Narsapur, Hyderabad-Tirupati, Kakinada Town-Secunderabad and Kanpur Central- …
  • Independents can mar election fortunes of parties 01 Apr 2019 05:36 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Independents are giving nightmare to candidates of major political parties, who are locked in multi-cornered contests, though the latter are fighting hard to win the elections. According to election authorities, as many as …
  • Candidates hold rallies before filing nominations 22 Mar 2019 04:58 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A total of 49 candidates filed nominations in Krishna district on Thursday. TDP candidate Devineni Avinash, who is contesting from Gudivada constituency filed two sets of nomination at Gudivada MRO office in the …
  • Amid Holi celebrations, TDP candidates file nominations for Assembly polls 21 Mar 2019 14:53 [India], Mar 21 (ANI): Making the most of Holi celebrations, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leaders on Thursday filed their nomination papers for the ensuing Assembly polls in the state. Colorful rallies, drum beats, and dancing workers just added festive …
  • Elections take over Tollywood 20 Mar 2019 21:11 With the elections taking over, the Telugu film industry continues to remain dull this week as well. There are no noteworthy films releasing this week, and almost everybody from the industry is busy with the Andhra Pradesh elections. On Wednesday, actor …
  • Ganta Srinivasa Rao: Strategist or opportunist? 16 Mar 2019 09:31 VISAKHAPATNAM: Minister for human resources development Ganta Srinivasa Rao never seeks people’s mandate from the same constituency twice. He has contested four elections successfully and changed constituencies all the time. Winning different seats on a …
  • AP cops conduct awareness drives in low turnout areas 16 Mar 2019 06:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district police have started an awareness campaign in the rural areas to encourage the people to cast their votes in the upcoming elections. In addition to performing their regular and election duties, the police …
  • Goyal’s announcement widely hailed 28 Feb 2019 05:08 Two days before Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s scheduled visit to the city to address a public meeting, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday announced in New Delhi the formation of a separate railway zone with Visakhapatnam as its headquarters, …
  • State department allots six crime spot vehicles to district 18 Feb 2019 06:11 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district superintendent of police (SP) Sarvashresth Tripathi on Sunday flagged off six crime spots vehicles allotted to Krishna district and sent them to its sub-divisions. In order to extend help to the …
  • Special train from Kakinada Town to Secunderabad 21 Jan 2019 03:34 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: South Central Railway will operate a one-way special train between Kakinada Town to Secunderabad (via Rajahmundry, Bhimavaram Town, Rayanapadu) to clear the extra rush of passengers. The train consists of AC II tier, AC …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Four special trains to clear Sankranti rush 06 Jan 2019 05:56 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: To clear extra rush of passengers during Sankranti festival, four special trains will be run between Secunderabad and Visakhapatnam (2 services); Kakinada Port-Lingampally via Bhimavaram Town (1 service) and …
  • Coastal belt railway expansion by 2020-21 29 Dec 2018 02:06 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Expansion of the rail network between Vijayawada and the coastal belt, where the single line is being electrified and doubled, is expected to be complete by 2020-21. At present, the Vijayawada-Gudivada-Bhimavaram- …
  • Special trains to clear passenger rush during Sankranti, Bhavani Deeksha relinquishment 28 Dec 2018 04:44 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The South Central Railway will run four special trains from Hyderabad to Narasapur and Machilipatnam to Secunderabad to clear extra rush of passengers during the festive season of Sankranthi. These special trains consist …
  • Land oustees stall Gannavaram runway expansion work, demand resettlement 28 Dec 2018 03:28 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: As many as 620 plot owners of four private real estate ventures in Davajigudem village of Gannavaram mandal staged a sit-in on Wednesdaay and stalled the development works being carried out in their lands in Davajigudem. …
  • Cyclone Phethai: Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu conducts review meet, relief work underway 18 Dec 2018 14:53 Machilipatnam: A farmer tries to drain excess water from his paddy field after cyclone Phethai made landfall in Gudivada, near Machilipatnamm December 17, 2018. (PTI Photo) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu Tuesday reviewed rescue operations …
  • Vijayawada in a slump as heavy rains continue 18 Dec 2018 01:49 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Heavy rains have lashed Vijayawada city and suburban areas since Sunday night. The low-lying areas were filled with rainwater and several trees were uprooted. On Monday, a maximum rainfall of 6 cm was recorded in the …
  • Cyclone Phethai: Over 50... 17 Dec 2018 10:56 Many trains from Vijayawada to various destinations in coastal Andhra were suspended as a precautionary measure. The South Central Railway has cancelled over 50 trains in coastal Andhra Pradesh in view of severe cyclonic storm Phethai, which is set to hit …
  • Cyclone Phethai: Over 50 trains cancelled in... 17 Dec 2018 08:15 Many trains from Vijayawada to various destinations in coastal Andhra were suspended as a precautionary measure. The South Central Railway has cancelled over 50 trains in coastal Andhra Pradesh in view of severe cyclonic storm Phethai, which is set to hit …
  • Cyclone Phethai: Over 50 trains cancelled in Andhra 17 Dec 2018 07:12 Vijayawada: The South Central Railway has cancelled over 50 trains in coastal Andhra Pradesh in view of severe cyclonic storm Phethai, which is set to hit the coast near Kakinada on Monday afternoon. Many trains from Vijayawada to various destinations in …
  • Indian chef and great-grandmother who was one of world's oldest YouTubers dies at 107 06 Dec 2018 03:25 An Indian chef who shot to fame with YouTube videos of her cooking traditional food in an open field has died at the age of 107.  Great-grandmother Mastanamma, who went by a single name, was famed for her watermelon chicken curry which she prepared with …
  • Sabarimala Special Trains 01 Dec 2018 19:11 South Central Railway will run the following trains to clear extra rush of passengers during the ensuing Sabarimala festival season. Advance Reservation for these special trains from Kollam will open at 08.00 hrs tomorrow, 28th November 2018. 1)Train No. …
  • South Central Railway GM inspects Vijayawada railway division, inaugurates solar plant 21 Nov 2018 00:11 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: South Central Railway (SCR) General Manager Vinod Kumar Yadav on Tuesday conducted the annual inspection of Vijayawada division to review the progress of developmental activities being carried out in Narsapur-Bhimavaram- …
  • Andhra Pradesh State Disaster Management Authority Preliminary Report on Cyclone ‘TITLI’ Date: 11th October 2018 Time: 17:00 Hours 14 Oct 2018 06:41 Mandal Affected – 38 Mandals in Srikakulam Rainfall Status: Highest Rain recorded 42.6 cms between 0830 hours of 10th Oct 2018 to 0830 hours of 11th Oct 2018 in Booravilli at Gara (M) of Srikakulam District. Present Rainfall recorded is 12.3 cms between …
  • Cyclone Titli: 8 dead in Andhra Pradesh, one in Odisha 12 Oct 2018 05:57 AMARAVATI/BHUBANESWAR: A very severe cyclonic storm packing winds of up to 150 kmph and widespread rains hit eastern India Thursday, killing eight people in Andhra Pradesh and one in Odisha, damaging homes, uprooting trees and power lines in the two …
  • Titli pounds AP: 4,000 evacuated, 196 villages hit 12 Oct 2018 05:00 VISAKHAPATNAM: Cyclone Titli left a trail of destruction in Srikakulam and several other parts of AP and Odisha on Thursday. Over 4,500 people including 3,000 from Srikakulam and 1,500 from Vizianagaram were evacuated to safer places. A total of 196 …
  • Cyclone Titli: ‘Very severe’ cyclonic storm leaves 8 dead in Andhra, widespread damage caused 11 Oct 2018 12:46 — By PTI | Oct 11, 2018 03:44 pm Amaravati (AP): The ‘very severe’ cyclonic storm, ‘Titli‘, left eight people dead, besides causing widespread damage in Srikakulam and Vizianagaram districts of north coastal Andhra Pradesh Thursday, the State Disaster …
  • Deaths, Outage As Cyclone Titli Hits Andhra Pradesh 11 Oct 2018 12:30 Cyclone Titli: Several flights and train services between Andhra and Odisha.have been affected. Amaravati: The "very severe" cyclonic storm, "Titli", left eightpeople dead, besides causing widespread damage in Srikakulam and …
  • 8 dead as Cyclone Titli hits Andhra Pradesh, Odisha 11 Oct 2018 11:09 The “very severe” cyclonic storm, “Titli”, left eight people dead, besides causing widespread damage in Srikakulam and Vizianagaram districts of north coastal Andhra Pradesh on Thursday, the State Disaster Management Authority said. IMAGE: People make …
  • Cyclone 'Titli' leaves eight dead in Andhra Pradesh, causes widespread damage 11 Oct 2018 10:56 AMARAVATI: The "very severe" cyclonic storm, "Titli", left eight people dead, besides causing widespread damage in Srikakulam and Vizianagaram districts of north coastal Andhra Pradesh Thursday, the State Disaster Management Authority ( …
  • South Central Railway to run four Suvidha special trains from Oct 18 to clear passenger rush 06 Oct 2018 01:38 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In order to clear extra passenger rush, the South Central Railway (SCR) will run four Suvidha special train services between Hyderabad and Kakinada Town from October 18. The SCR also announced 10 weekly Tatkal Express …
  • Amazon promises shoppers faster deliveries this festival season 28 Sep 2018 15:39 Online shopping giant Amazon is all out to wow Indian shoppers with speedy, faster product deliveries during the ‘Great Indian Festival’ sale next month. The e-commerce company will not only deliver but also install large appliances such as TVs, …
  • Inter student ends life, kin cry foul 26 Sep 2018 02:15 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A first-year Inter student of a private junior college in Nidamanuru allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself to the ceiling of his hostel room. Though the college management said that he committed suicide, the boy …
  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: Van Buren regroups, knocks off West 19 Sep 2018 13:50 CENTERTON -- Van Buren's hopes of remaining near the top of the 6A-West Conference volleyball standings took a wrong turn Tuesday night when it dropped the first set against Bentonville West. The Lady Pointers didn't need long to regroup and put …
  • 193 pension cases in Andhra Pradesh pending under new rule 19 Sep 2018 02:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   As many as ‘193 pension cases’ are pending in the courts across the State and 250 people from Krishna, Guntur, Prakasam, East Godavari and West Godavari districts showed up in the pension adalat in Tummalapalli …
  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: Bentonville West holds off Rogers Heritage in five sets 14 Sep 2018 13:54 ROGERS -- Bentonville West may not have been at full strength, but the Lady Wolverines still found a way earn a victory Thursday night at War Eagle Arena. Sophomore Emerson Traweek put down a match-high 19 kills to help West claim a hard-fought 3-2 win (25 …
  • Transport officials to crack whip on expired learner’s licence users 09 Sep 2018 01:34 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Though the officials of Road Transport Authority (RTA) are organising LLR  melas across Krishna district, it seems that they have failed in sensitising vehicle users on the need to avail driving licence after the expiry …
  • Harikrishna did 13 films and got a Nandi Award 30 Aug 2018 23:06 Harikrishna acted in only 13 films, including three as a child artiste. However, his acting prowess won him a Nandi Award for Best Character Actor in the year 2002 for the film Lahiri Lahiri Lahirilo. Interestingly, his co-star Bhanupriya also won an award …
  • Paddy fields inundated in Krishnagiri district 21 Aug 2018 02:15 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With heavy rains lashing the district for the last three days, several streams are flowing at danger level since Sunday night paralysing normal life. Roads in several mandals like Nandigama, Mylavaram, Kanchikacherla, …
  • Heavy Rain lashes Vijayawada, low-lying areas inundated; TPA demands pothole-free roads 20 Aug 2018 02:27 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With rains lashing the city for the past few days, potholes dot several roads causing inconvenience to the motorists and pedestrians alike. Due to continuous rainfall since Saturday night, the majority of the roads in …
  • PREP VOLLEYBALL REPORT 19 Aug 2018 13:47 Fayetteville no longer has two of the best players to ever play on one team in Arkansas, but the Lady Bulldogs are far from being void of talent and experience. Haley Warner and Ella May Powell were high school All-Americans who led Fayetteville to three …
  • 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- …
  • Woman special tahsildar arrested in Andhra Pradesh on charges of graft 20 Jan 2020 14:28 By PTI MACHILIPATNAM: A woman special tahsildar in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh was arrested by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Monday on charges of accepting a bribe of Rs three lakh for an official favour, police said. D.Prasanthi, Special …
  • Amaravati, Vijayawada put under security blanket amid Assembly session on three-capital proposal 20 Jan 2020 04:42 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In view of the call given by leaders of the Opposition party and Amaravati Parirakshana Joint Action Committee (JAC) for laying siege to the Assembly on Monday, the State police have reportedly deployed as many as 3,000 …
  • Andhra govt resumes boat services in river Krishna 18 Jan 2020 18:42 Amaravati: The Andhra Pradesh government on Saturday resumed boat services in river Krishna, nearly four months after they were halted in the state in the aftermath of tragic boat capsize incident on river Godavari that claimed more than 50 lives. A total …
  • Facelift for 3,181 schools under Nadu-Nedu scheme in Krishna district 17 Jan 2020 05:35 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Nadu-Nedu scheme launched on November 14, 2019 for the development of government schools in the State, came into force on Wednesday. In all, 3,181 schools have been identified in Krishna district under the scheme. In …
  • Sankranti rush: 3 lakh use South Central Railway to go out of city  15 Jan 2020 02:45 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: On the eve Sankranti, more than 2.5 lakh people travelled via the South Central Railway. Officials from SCR said close to 2.5 to 3 lakh passengers daily used the railways to go out of the city.  NVS Reddy, MD, HMRL, said …
  • Chandrababu Naidu Detained Before Rally Against Andhra 3-Capital Proposal 11 Jan 2020 15:35 Chandrababu Naidu had called for a rally in Tirupati near Renigunta (File) Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh: Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N Chandrababu Naidu was detained at Andhra Pradesh's Renigunta Airport where several TDP members were detained on …
  • Chandrababu Naidu seeks people’s support to protest against 10 Jan 2020 05:42 Krishna: Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president and former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday carried out a rally in Krishna district’s Machilipatnam to seek people’s support for his demand to retain the state capital in Amaravati. …
  • Stories, music and dance come together in literary form 08 Jan 2020 04:25 Express News Service HYDERABAD : Sometimes, a book release can be a dry affair but this one was teamed with a classical dance and music performance and accompanied by speeches from articulate and knowledgeable persons, so it was indeed an absorbing event …
  • Balanced regional development is our goal: Jagan Mohan Reddy 04 Jan 2020 09:22 Lending credence to his concept of decentralisation, Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy said on Friday that his government was taking decisions that would ensure development of all the regions and equitable distribution of water and funds among them. In …
  • BCG for education, health hubs in Krishna delta 04 Jan 2020 05:34 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), in its report on balanced and inclusive growth for Andhra Pradesh, brought to the fore the disparities in development in different regions of the State and suggested ways to improve …
  • Boston Consulting suggests six development themes for Andhra Pradesh 04 Jan 2020 04:12 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in its report on the balanced and inclusive growth for Andhra Pradesh submitted to the State Government on Friday brought to the fore the disparities in development in different regions of …
  • Andhra Pradesh CM launches enhanced YSR Arogyasri Scheme in Eluru 03 Jan 2020 11:15 By Express News Service ELURU (ANDHRA PRADESH):  Andhra Pradesh chief minister Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday said that every decision taken by his government is based on the sole objective of ensuring ensure fruits of development and administration reach …
  • New industrial policy for Andhra Pradesh from April 1 01 Jan 2020 03:55 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State government, which has focused on the effective implementation of Navaratnalu promises in 2019, is now set to give emphasis to create a better ecosystem for attracting industries so as to generate more employment …
  • Machilipatnam bus station to be renovated 30 Dec 2019 05:40 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Machilipatnam Bus Terminal will get a facelift soon with the matter being taken to the notice of Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, said Transport Minister Perni Venkataramaiah. The minister was addressing the …
  • Andhra govt to set up panel on feasibility of having at least 3 capitals 27 Dec 2019 14:25 The Andhra Pradesh government has decided to constitute a high-powered committee for studying the expert report sought on capital city development strategies, even as the ongoing protests in Amaravati over the plan to move certain statutory functions to …
  • Onions from Penumaka likely to be procured to meet Vijayawada demand 26 Dec 2019 03:49 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   Agriculture marketing department officials are contemplating procuring the onion crop yield being cultivated in around 250 to 300 acres of Penumaka in Guntur district to meet the demand in Vijayawada. Speaking to TNIE, …
  • Boating to resume across Andhra Pradesh once safety measures in place: Officials 24 Dec 2019 07:29 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   The suspension of boating services across the State, since September, has resulted in an approximate revenue loss of more than Rs 5 crore for the Tourism department. Officials have also reported 50 to 60 per cent decrease …
  •  Facelift to 16 damaged bridges in Krishna district; Rs 81.50 crore required for reconstruction 24 Dec 2019 07:29 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Fulfilling the demand of people of Krishna district for new bridges in place of dilapidated ones, officials of the Roads & Buildings (R&B) department have started preparing estimates for construction of new bridges …
  • Prepare plans to build 6 ports, lay focus on Machilipatnam: Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan 19 Dec 2019 04:31 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has directed officials to prepare plans for the construction of ports in Dugarajapatnam, Ramayapatnam, Machilipatnam, Nakkapalli, Kalingapatnam and Bhavanapadu.  The officials were …
  • Vijayawada youth festival a big draw 17 Dec 2019 05:02 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Minister for Tourism M Srinivasa Rao inaugurated the district-level youth festival at Ghantasala Venkateswara Rao Government Music College in the city on Monday. Addressing a gathering of hundreds of students, he said, …
  • Golconda and Diamonds 15 Dec 2019 08:16 New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANSlife) Years ago, the very mention of the name Golconda, brought up the image of diamonds, heaps and heaps of beautiful diamonds! In fact the legendary name “Golconda Diamond” became synonymous with Golconda itself. It was during the …
  • ‘From this moment, he is not just my son, his also a martyr’ says Hussain’s father 08 Dec 2019 18:05 Family members, scores of locals, ex-servicemen of the tri services, and police on Sunday received the body of 28-year-old Border Security Force jawan, Sheik Haji Hussain, who died after he was hit by an avalanche in Uttrakhand State on December 5. The …
  • Body of BSF jawan killed in Uttarakhand avalanche arrives in Masula 08 Dec 2019 18:05 Family members, scores of locals, ex-servicemen of the tri services, and police on Sunday received the body of 28-year-old Border Security Force jawan, Sheik Haji Hussain, who died after he was hit by an avalanche in Uttrakhand State on December 5. The …
  • National Highways to have CCTVs every 2 kms of 230-km stretch passing through Krishna district 08 Dec 2019 10:08 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  With an increase recorded in the number of road fatalities on national highways (NH), the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) is contemplating installing CCTV cameras every 2 km on the entire 230-km stretch …
  • Notorious thief nabbed, 12 motorbikes recovered 04 Dec 2019 09:18 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Nandigama police arrested a notorious bike thief and recovered 12 motorcycles and one laptop from his possession on Tuesday. According to the police, the accused, Vinnakota Sai Kumar (29), hails from Machilipatnam and …
  • ‘Humanism is my religion, keeping my word is my caste’: Andhra CM Jagan 03 Dec 2019 05:18 By Express News Service GUNTUR:  Amid criticism by Opposition parties over his religion and caste, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday said, “Humanism is my religion and keeping my word is my caste”.   Jagan said his detractors …
  • 'Humanism' is my religion, 'keeping up my word' is my caste says Jagan rebutting criticism 02 Dec 2019 10:44 By Express News Service GUNTUR: Amid criticism by the opposition parties over his religion and caste, Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday gave a sharp rebuttal to his detractors saying, "humanism is my religion and keeping up …
  • Tourists saddened as boating facility yet to resume at Vijayawada's Bhavani Island 02 Dec 2019 03:27 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Md Azeem was waiting eagerly at the Berm Park, with his friends, to book tickets to celebrate the completion of exams with his friends on Sunday at Bhavani Island, only to be sent back by the authorities. Speaking to …
  • Andhra Pradesh government reduces power tariff for rolled gold industry 29 Nov 2019 11:03 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Extending a helping hand to the people dependent on gold covering and imitation jewellery works in the Rolled Gold Industry in Machilipatnam of Krishna district, the Jagan Mohan Reddy government on Friday decided to …
  • Andhra govt hands over six graft cases to CBI 28 Nov 2019 04:45 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State government on Wednesday decided to transfer corruption cases, which have been filed against six Central government employees to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). During the period of withdrawal of ‘ …
  • Avoid rice millers to scrap middlemen system in paddy procurement: Minister Nani 25 Nov 2019 17:18 Transport Minister Perni Nani on Monday appealed to farmers to avoid selling paddy directly to rice millers, and join hands with the government to scrap the middlemen system in paddy procurement. Mr. Nani, accompanied by Krishna District Collector A.Md. …
  • A neglected lot, Chenchu tribe children suffer from malnutrition 20 Nov 2019 06:47 Children belonging to Chenchu tribe in the district suffer from malnutrition owing to lack of proper diet. They are deprived of clothing and medical facilities too. Hundreds of Chenchu tribal families are living in Nagayalanka, Avanigadda, Pedana, Gudur, …
  • AP: Cow attacks man for removing calf carcass 15 Nov 2019 09:17 Krishna: In an unusual incident, a cow attacked a rickshaw puller in Andhra Pradesh’s Krishna district on Thursday night, who carried the carcass of her calf two weeks back on his vehicle. The man was attacked by a rampaging cow near Machilipatnam bus stop …
  • Nilam Sawnhey takes charge as Chief Secretary of Andhra Pradesh promises to work for state development 15 Nov 2019 04:09 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A day after being appointed as Chief Secretary, senior IAS officer Nilam Sawhney noted that she would work towards development of the state, with the mandate given by the government, giving priority to health, education, …
  • 500 cops deployed for Kartika Pournima in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh 12 Nov 2019 00:17 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The district administration and the police department is taking several measures to prevent any untoward incident from happening near the beaches during the celebrations of Kartika Pournima, as heavy rush of devotees is …
  • Adani pares AP investments from Rs 70,000 crore to Rs 3,000 crore 07 Nov 2019 06:51 Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh government headed by YS Jaganmohan Reddy has asked the Indian multinational Adani Group to credibly revise its investment plans with precise time frames and investments, making the Gautam Adani-headed conglomerate to …
  • Krishna District Cooperative Central Bank CEO in ACB net for accepting bribe 30 Oct 2019 02:12 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Sleuths of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Tuesday caught Krishna District Cooperative Central Bank chief executive officer (CEO) while accepting a bribe of Rs 1 lakh at his office in Machilipatnam. The tainted …
  • Honour killing? two minors found dead in Krishna district 29 Oct 2019 12:01 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In a shocking incident, two minors, a boy and a girl, were found dead under mysterious circumstances at a house in Jayapuram of Bantumilli mandal on Sunday afternoon.  While the boy was pursuing ITI course from a private …
  • Meet eight entrepreneurs who defied all odds and rose to the top 26 Oct 2019 22:01 The ability to persevere in the face of adversity might be what separates the everyman and the great. This Diwali, we are telling you about eight people from different parts of the country who took on adversity and emerged with gold. Consider a visually …
  • Andhra Pradesh cops crack whip on errant cracker manufacturers 26 Oct 2019 01:51 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With Diwali inching closer and multiple incidents of workers of firecracker manufacturing units getting injured due to accidental explosions getting reported, police officials have carried out Statewide inspections and …
  • Low pressure effect: State experiences widespread rain 23 Oct 2019 07:52 The low-pressure area formed over the south west and adjoining west central Bay of Bengal off the north Tamil Nadu and south Andhra Pradesh coasts triggered moderate to very heavy rains across the State on Tuesday. The low pressure is very likely to become …
  • Control rooms set up after heavy rains lash Krishna district 23 Oct 2019 06:28 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With heavy rains lashing Krishna district for the past few days, the sanctum sanctorum of renowned Sri Subrahmanyeswara Swamy Temple in Mopidevi village of Avanigadda mandal was inundated on Tuesday.  Water engulfed the …
  • Andhra govt retrieves 4,700 acres from Krishnapatnam Infratech’s SEZ 21 Oct 2019 08:50 HYDERABAD: Andhra Pradesh government has decided to reclaim over 4,700 acres of land allotted to Navayuga group’s Krishnapatnam Infratech for its multi-purpose special economic zone (SEZ), a third setback to the group after YS Jaganmohan Reddy government …
  • Machilipatnam MP V Balashowry urges PM Modi to take steps to save Savings Bank accounts  21 Oct 2019 01:51 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Machilipatnam MP V Balashowry, who is a member of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to take steps to build confidence among people of the country that their …
  • Man killed by lightning strike in Andhra Pradesh 19 Oct 2019 13:08 The incident took place in the evening when B Nageswara Rao, an agricultural labourer, was returning home from the field with buffalos. Machilipatnam: A 55-year-old labourer died after being struck by lightning in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district on …
  • One dies, friend injured as car hits tractor in Vijayawada 14 Oct 2019 02:25 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A 30-year-old man lost his life to a road accident on Saturday, while his friend in their car sustained severe injuries. The accident took place near Kanumuru village in Pamarru Mandal, when the deceased Uyyal Srinivas …
  • Krishna district police nab gang for smuggling Indian star tortoises 14 Oct 2019 02:25 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A gang smuggling 500 Indian star Tortoises worth Rs 50 lakh was held by Krishna district police. In a joint operation carried out by Krishna district special party police and Kalidindi rural sub-inspector T Ramakrishna’s …
  • Teen Arrested For Allegedly Sexually Assaulting Girl, 5, In Andhra Pradesh: Cops 12 Oct 2019 21:15 An investigation has been launched into the incident, the police said. (Representational) Amaravati: A 17-year-old boy was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a five-year-old girl in Machilipatnam town in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh on …
  • TDP's Kollu Ravindra Continues Hunger Strike At Home Over Sand Scarcity 12 Oct 2019 13:00 Krishna (Andhra Pradesh): Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader Kollu Ravindra has been on a hunger strike since Thursday to protest against what he says is sand scarcity in Andhra Pradesh, seeking the government's intervention in the matter. He is expected …
  • PM Modi to inaugurate Kartarpur Corridor: Harsimrat | Live Updates 12 Oct 2019 12:18 Oct 12, 2019 5:28 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda Economy of the country is sound, says Union Minister Ravi Shankar Union Minister Ravi Shankar said: "On 2nd October, 3 movies were released. Film trade analyst Komal Nahta told that the day saw …
  • Krishna district police foil former minister Kollu Ravindra’s fast bid in Machilipatnam 12 Oct 2019 04:13 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna police have taken former minister and TDP leader Kollu Ravindra into custody and prevented him from observing the proposed 36-hour ‘deeksha’ at Koneru Centre in Machilipatnam, resenting the alleged ‘artificial’ …
  • New vehicles for ‘108’ and ‘104’ services, says Jagan 11 Oct 2019 07:59 Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Thursday said that the government had placed orders for purchase of new ambulance vehicles for the ‘108’ service and also for expanding the ‘104’ service in the rural areas. “The ‘108’ and ‘104’ services have become …
  • Mystery shrouds Machilipatnam man’s death in Vijayawada's private hospital 11 Oct 2019 03:09 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A man died under suspicious circumstances at a private hospital in the city on Wednesday. The deceased was identified as P Venkata Sai Krishna Mohan (45) of Machilipatnam.  Patamata Circle Inspector MV Durga Rao said …
  • YSR Kanti Velugu will cover 5.4 crore people in State, announces CM Jagan Reddy at launch 11 Oct 2019 02:59 By Express News Service ANANTAPUR: Launching the ‘YSR Kanti Velugu’ in Anantapur on Thursday, marking the World Sight Day, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said in the next three years all the 5.4 crore people in the State will be screened for eye …
  • Explained: Why the monsoon is pulling out so late 09 Oct 2019 05:22 'The last time we had such a late withdrawal of monsoon was in 1960 or so.' IMAGE: National and state disaster response force personnel rescue citizens from the flood-affected Rajendra Nagar area in Patna. Bihar and many parts of northern India saw …
  • Machilipatnam imitation jewellery loses GI battle 08 Oct 2019 06:38
  • SBI questions veracity of Andhra Pradesh government’s guarantees 08 Oct 2019 03:16 HYDERABAD: State Bank of India (SBI) has questioned the veracity of guarantees the YS Jaganmohan Reddy-led Andhra Pradesh government has offered to raise funds for its power sector after the post-election renegotiation of several purchase deals cleared by …
  • Loans worth Rs 740 crore provided under Vijayawada Loan Mela 08 Oct 2019 02:40 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Krishna district bankers set a new record by providing around Rs 740 crore worth of loans to the public in a span of one week under the first phase of Loan Mela, a customer outreach programme, said State-level …
  • Thunderstorms take charge as monsoon readies to withdraw 06 Oct 2019 05:52   The country is quickly transitioning into monsoon transitional weather with flashy systems ranging from cyclonic circulations, troughs and a line of wind discontinuity taking charge over many areas. These systems enjoy a free run since monsoon south- …
  • Doctor, Nurse Arrested For Dumping Newborn Abandoned By Mother In Andhra 05 Oct 2019 23:01 Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh: A private doctor and an auxiliary nurse midwife (ANM) were arrested on Saturday, days after the death of a newborn girl whom they allegedly dumped near a temple after she was abandoned by her unwed mother at a nursing home in …
  • Experts blame climate change, unplanned development for floods in UP, Bihar 02 Oct 2019 12:21 Several parts of India are currently facing severe flooding as a result of unusually heavy monsoon rain, with the states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar particularly affected. (Representational Image) As heavy rains pound several states across India throwing …
  • IMD’s Doppler Radar dysfunctional: Hyd forecasts become doubtful 01 Oct 2019 02:37 Telangana’s only ‘Doppler Radar’, which helps track of cloud movement, makes weather forecasts and records rainfall for the India Meteorological Department (IMD) Hyderabad observatory, has been dysfunctional for the third day in a row. “We are repairing …
  • Hyderabad crane victims of Makkah received hefty amount 30 Sep 2019 08:43 By Irfan Mohammed Jeddah: The poor man of Hyderabad was surprised when he had received a cheque of US $ 133,000 equivalent to Rs. 93.77 lakh rupees from Saudi Arabian government recently by post. The cheque was issued none other Saudi Arabia Monetary …
  • Adani group invited to develop major port at Machilipatnam 30 Sep 2019 05:22 The State government has invited the Adani Ports and SEZ Limited to be part of the project to develop a deep sea port in an extent of 9,200 acres of the sea-front area on the Machilipatnam coast. In August, the State government had scrapped the agreement …
  • How Jaganmohan Reddy is targeting Chandrababu Naidu in Jayalalithaa style 28 Sep 2019 18:07 YS Jaganmohan Reddy’s apparent vendetta politics against Chandrababu Naidu in Andhra Pradesh has eerie similarities to J Jayalalithaa’s revenge saga against M Karunanidhi that once played out in neighbouring Tamil Nadu. Both instances involve a politician …
  • Machilipatnam boy lodges complaint against parents for torture 26 Sep 2019 03:28 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A 12-year-old boy lodged a complaint against his parents, alleging that they tortured him by burning his leg with an immersion rod in Machilipatnam town on Tuesday. The news went viral on social media. After contacting …
  • Andhra women's college secretary arrested for asking sexual favours from student 22 Sep 2019 04:48 Machilipatnam: A senior office-bearer of the Grace Nursing College for Women here was arrested on Saturday evening for allegedly seeking sexual favours from a 22-year-old student, police said. S Ramesh (42), the Secretary and Correspondent of the college, …
  • Andhra College Staff Accused Of Demanding Sexual Favours, Arrested 22 Sep 2019 04:08 The official was arrested under the Nirbhaya Act, police said. (Representational image) Machilipatnam: A senior office-bearer of a Nursing College in Andhra Pradesh was arrested Saturday evening for allegedly seeking sexual favours from a 22-year-old …
  • Student of Sara Grace School of Nursing accuses correspondent of harassment 21 Sep 2019 03:53 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Alleging sexual harassment against a nursing college correspondent, a girl student lodged a complaint with the Machilipatnam police on Friday.  According to the Robertson Pet police, the accused S Ramesh (48) was taken …
  • Andhra CM Jagan Reddy instruct officials to build boat jetties 21 Sep 2019 03:51 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has directed officials to prepare an action plan to complete the construction of boat jetties in the State in a specific time frame.  The government is planning to construct 12 jetties …
  • Vijayawada: Nursing student files sexual abuse plaint 20 Sep 2019 21:29  A relative of the student said the correspondent, Ramesh, of Grace College, Machilipatnam, had abused several girls of the third year, who were too scared to complain. (Representational image) Vijayawada: A final year BSc Nursing student has made a police …
  • LIC Assistant Recruitment 2019 process for 8500 posts begins @licindia.in 17 Sep 2019 04:50 Sl No. Zone Division State Phase-I: Preliminary Examination / Phase-II : Main Examination : 1 CENTRAL ZONE Bhopal Madhya Pradesh BHOPAL 2 CENTRAL ZONE Bilaspur Chhattisgarh BILASPUR (CHHATTISGARH) 3 CENTRAL ZONE GWALIOR Madhya Pradesh GWALIOR 4 CENTRAL …
  • 194 petitions received at Spandana 17 Sep 2019 04:07 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: As many as 194 petitions were received at Spandana, the public grievance redressal platform, held at the city police commissioner’s office in Vijayawada and SP office in Machilipatnam on Monday. Interacting directly with …
  • Drives to reduce mishap fatalities on Andhra Pradesh's vital roads 06 Sep 2019 03:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Owing to the rising number of road accidents in Krishna district, the transport department and police personnel have been conducting special drives to reduce the number of mishaps, especially on vital roads such as …
  • Andhra Bank merger proposal unites leaders, people in Andhra Pradesh 05 Sep 2019 21:45 VIJAYAWADA: The end of the road for the 96-year old Andhra Bank as proposed by the Centre is not going down well with the people of AP.  The ruling YSR Congress, opposition Telugu Desam, Congress and Communist parties and several other organisations are …
  • Andhra cabinet endorses junking of Polavaram Hydel Project 05 Sep 2019 06:22 Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh Cabinet on Wednesday approved the government’s decision to cancel the Polavaram Hydel Power Project contract awarded to Navayuga Engineering worth Rs 3,216 crore even as the high court had suspended the government’s decision …
  • AP govt takes back land for Machilipatnam port 05 Sep 2019 04:45
  • AP cabinet wants Centre to retain name of Andhra Bank Amaravati 04 Sep 2019 15:05 The Andhra Pradesh Cabinet on Wednesday demanded that the Centre retain the name of Andhra Bank, in the wake of the move to merge it with Union Bank of India and Corporation Bank. The cabinet passed a resolution in this regard as ministers denounced the …
  • Andhra Pradesh Cabinet cancels Rs 3,216 crore worth Polavaram Hydel Power Project 04 Sep 2019 08:41 By IANS AMARAVATHI: The Andhra Pradesh Cabinet on Wednesday cancelled the Rs 3,216.11 crore worth Polavaram Hydel Power Project contract and called for new tenders in the reverse tendering process. Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy chaired the meeting …
  • After ‘Hyderabad’, now ‘Andhra’ to slip into banking history 01 Sep 2019 09:30 Hyderabad, Sep 1 (IANS) After Hyderabad, it is now the turn of Andhra Pradesh to disappear from the list of public sector banks, depriving both Telugu states of their identity in the banking sector. Two years after State Bank of Hyderabad became history …
  • Resentment on Merger of Andhra Bank 01 Sep 2019 06:26 Hyderabad: Andhra Bank account holders and concerned citizens have expressed resentment over the merger of Andhra Bank into other banks. Andhra Bank was the representative of Telugu Culture and a symbol of pride for the Telugu speaking people. YSRCP MP …
  • Andhra Bank set to walk into history in Machilipatnam 01 Sep 2019 03:49 On a bustling Saturday morning, the staff at Andhra Bank Founder’s Branch in Machilipatnam was seen consoled by rare visitors over the merger of the bank with the Union Bank of India — mostly elderly people who had shared a distinctive association as …
  • YSRCP, Congress oppose Andhra Bank’s merger 31 Aug 2019 17:38 Amaravati, Aug 31 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh’s ruling YSR Congress Party and opposition Congress have taken exception to the Centre’s decision to merge Andhra Bank with two other banks, saying it amounts to hurting the sentiments of the Telugu people. They …
  • Half of merging banks had ‘foreign’ origins 30 Aug 2019 23:22 [email protected] Mumbai: While the big bang merger will bring in much needed economies of scale in the operations of some of the smaller banks, it will also result in erasing the identity of six banks, some of which are more than a century old. …
  • CM Jagan planning four capitals for Andhra: BJP MP 27 Aug 2019 04:34 Image Source : PTI Andhra CM Jagan Mohan Reddy Adding a new twist to the ongoing row over future of Andhra Pradesh capital Amaravati, a BJP MP said Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy may go for four capitals. Rajya Sabha member T.G. Venkatesh claimed …
  • 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- …
  • 540 cases lodged, 1,494 detained: Cockfights in Andhra continue unabated, crores change hands 17 Jan 2020 03:58 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA/KAKINADA/ELURU: A total of 540 cases (till 6 pm) were filed against organisers for illegally conducting cockfights during the three-day Sankranti festival in Krishna district.  As part of the raids, the police …
  • Ban fails to stop cockfights in Andhra Pradesh 15 Jan 2020 05:54 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Police’s week-long efforts, such as destruction of cockfight arenas, detaining history-sheeters and filing cases against suspects, failed to put an end to the blood sport and the gambling associated with it on the first …
  • Set up panels to prevent cockfights, says Krishna District Collector, A Md Imtiaz 27 Dec 2019 04:29 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  With just a few weeks left for Sankranti, the district administration has decided to constitute committees at village, mandal and division levels to ensure prevention of cock fights, said Krishna District Collector A Md …
  • Police search for 50 missing pigs in Vijayawada 26 Dec 2019 05:18 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In a bizarre incident, a person lodged a complaint with Gannavaram police on Wednesday morning alleging that more than 50 pigs went missing from his farm over the past few months. According to Gannavaram police, they …
  •  Facelift to 16 damaged bridges in Krishna district; Rs 81.50 crore required for reconstruction 24 Dec 2019 07:29 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Fulfilling the demand of people of Krishna district for new bridges in place of dilapidated ones, officials of the Roads & Buildings (R&B) department have started preparing estimates for construction of new bridges …
  • TDP leaders, kin cornered 4,070 acres in Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh FM Rajendranath Reddy 18 Dec 2019 04:51 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Accusing TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu of resorting to real estate business in the name of constructing the capital city, Finance Minister Buggana Rajendranath Reddy said 4,070 acres of land was cornered by the TDP …
  • Vijayawada youth festival a big draw 17 Dec 2019 05:02 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Minister for Tourism M Srinivasa Rao inaugurated the district-level youth festival at Ghantasala Venkateswara Rao Government Music College in the city on Monday. Addressing a gathering of hundreds of students, he said, …
  • Second victim’s body exhumed by police 08 Nov 2019 06:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The  Nuzvid police on Thursday exhumed the body of Pulaparthi Thavitaiah, the second victim of serial killer V Simhadri alias Siva, and collected samples to ascertain the reasons behind his death. The samples were later …
  • Nuzvid police conduct cordon and search operations 31 Oct 2019 03:29 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Nuzvid police conducted a cordon and search operations in EMMAR Apparao Colony of the town on Wednesday. The objective was to monitor the activities of old criminals and recovering stolen vehicles and property. As many …
  • RGUKT-Nuzvid signs MoU with Kusalava International Limited 20 Oct 2019 01:27 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: RGUKT-Nuzvid signed an MoU with Kusalava International Ltd, manufacturer of engine critical parts on Friday, for establishing a research and development centre to promote exclusive research on products belonging to …
  • ATM offender arrested, Rs 5.64 lakh recovered 15 Oct 2019 03:15 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Gannavaram police arrested a notorious ATM offender and recovered Rs 5.64 lakh pertaining to 16 cheating cases on Monday. The accused Chinthala Suresh (40), who earlier worked as a security guard at ATM kiosks, had …
  • APSRTC Krishna region to run 650 special services to Hyderabad, Bangalore 30 Sep 2019 04:06 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Krishna region of Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) will operate 650 special services from Chennai, Hyderabad and Bangalore to Vijayawada to ensure hassle-free journey for the passengers …
  • 19-year-old girl student hangs self 02 Sep 2019 06:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A 19-year-old student of Nuzvid IIIT committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling of her hostel room while speaking to her boyfriend over video call on Sunday afternoon. The incident came to light when fellow …
  • Three siblings drown in canal in Krishna district 28 Aug 2019 01:33 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Five children drowned in two separate incidents, reported in Perakalapadu and Chillaboinapalli of Krishna district on Tuesday. In the first incident, three brothers, all minors, fell in a canal in Perakalapadu village of …
  • Impostors trick woman, relieve her of jewellery 25 Jul 2019 06:40 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Posing themselves as police officers, three persons tricked an elderly woman and took away jewellery from her in Nuzvid town on Tuesday. According to the Nuzvid police, the victim - Prattipati Rajakumari (68) - is a …
  • Rs 1.1 lakh cash found in ACB raid at sub-registrar office 25 Jul 2019 06:40 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Sleuths of Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) conducted surprise checks at sub-registrar’s office in Nuzvid on Wednesday evening and found unaccounted cash of Rs 1.1 lakh. On a tip-off that officials of the sub-registrar’s …
  • Spandana: Vijayawada police save woman from moneylender 13 Jul 2019 06:01 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Responding to the complaint lodged by a woman during the Spandana programme held recently, the Vijayawada city police had initiated quick action and got the issue resolved. A woman hailing from Nuzvid took a loan of Rs …
  • Setting monkeys to catch monkeys 08 Jul 2019 03:47 ‘Set a thief to catch a thief’ goes the proverb. Even if the set thief is a fake. To handle the monkey menace across Krishna district, the Forest Department is gearing up to install life-size Langur dolls made of fibre. Moreover, to simulate simian sounds, …
  • Govt to resume road-over-bridge works at Gunadala in Vijayawada 07 Jul 2019 06:49 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In what could be a major relief for the residents and those who often commute through Gunadala in the city, works for the long pending road-over-bridge (ROB) near Carmel Nagar are likely to restart soon as Roads and …
  • Spandana disappoints this leprosy patient who needs doctor certificate 02 Jul 2019 05:32 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Ragula Venkanna (54) of Krishna Lanka in the city attended the Spandana programme on Monday with a hope of getting a doctor certificate to avail of welfare benefits for the disabled. After entering the premises of Sub- …
  • Nuzvid IIIT students train over 20,000 in yoga 20 Jun 2019 19:39 With a slogan ‘Giving back to the Society’, students of Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies (RGUKT), Nuzvid IIIT, provided training in yoga to about 20,000 people, including some VVIPs, in the last few years. P. Shoba Rani, a student, was …
  • Jagan Mohan Reddy’s 'complete shakedown of capital' announcement makes realtors adopt wait and watch policy 01 Jun 2019 05:21 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Real estate in the capital region of Andhra Pradesh is holding its breath to see what changes will occur in Amaravati, with Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy announcing a complete shakedown to “set right” the capital …
  • YSRCP set to wrest many seats from Telugu Desam in Krishna district 24 May 2019 03:11 The YSR Congress Party has wrested many seats from the TDP in Krishna district, including three Assembly constituencies represented by ministers and the Deputy Speaker. YSRCP was leading in 13 out of the 16 Assembly constituencies and Kesineni Srinivas ( …
  • 23.41 lakh to vote in gram panchayat polls in Krishna 21 May 2019 03:39 The electoral roll of Krishna district for the gram panchayat elections has over 23.41 lakh voters – 11.56 lakh male and 11.85 lakh female voters. There are 136 voters of the third gender. Collector A. Md. Imtiaz released the electoral roll for the 5th …
  • Carbide-free mangoes a huge hit at Andhra Bhawan in New Delhi 13 May 2019 05:37 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The carbide-free mango stall put up at Andhra Pradesh Bhavan in New Delhi is receiving huge response. The first batch of mangoes were sold out in a few hours, leaving the stall empty. With this, the officials have brought …
  • Vijayawada: 4 ganja peddlers held, gold seized 22 Apr 2019 23:20 Vijayawada: Vijayawada police arrested four old criminals in the city on Monday for being involved in transporting ganja and committing other crimes in Vijayawada commissionarate limits. Police seized gold ornaments worth Rs 1.74 lakh, 2 bikes and 6 kg …
  • Mangoes beyond the reach of common man 21 Apr 2019 06:35 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: This year too, the ‘King of Fruits’ mango has become dear to common man as low production levels have pushed its prices, according to fruit traders and farmers at State’s largest wholesale fruit market at Nunna. Traders are …
  • Groundwater levels deplete in 26 mandals of Krishna district 18 Apr 2019 05:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With mercury levels soaring day-by-day, 26 mandals out of the total 50 mandals in Krishna district are facing acute drinking water crisis due to depletion in groundwater levels when compared to the corresponding period …
  • TDP files complaint over shifting of EVMs in Andhra Pradesh's Nuzvid 15 Apr 2019 06:01 Machilipatnam: TDP candidate for the Nuzvid Assembly seat M Venkateswara Rao Sunday lodged a complaint with the Election Commission, saying polling equipment have been shifted from a strong room without any intimation. He said the equipment was from the …
  • Incumbent MLAs double their assets, Bonda among the richest in Krishna 08 Apr 2019 11:33 A majority of the incumbent elected representatives contesting the Assembly and Parliamentary elections in Krishna district have apparently become richer. The worth of their total family assets increased due to the addition of new movable or immovable …
  • Bitter season: Dull mango trading at Nunna 04 Apr 2019 03:53 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Trading of mangoes began on a dull note at district’s Nunna wholesale fruit market, one of the largest in Asia, on Tuesday.  Only six out of 80 shops operated on the first day of the trade.For two days, the market has been …
  • Collector inaugurates TB testing unit at old government hospital in Vijayawada 25 Mar 2019 05:08 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: On the occasion of World Tuberculosis Day, a testing unit to diagnose Tuberculosis has been inaugurated at Old Government General Hospital of Vijayawada city on Sunday. The new CB NAAT Testing Unit will issue the report …
  • Teen selected for international meet needs sponsors 25 Mar 2019 05:08 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A first-year student of Civil Engineering, IIIT Nuzvid, Reddi Koti, topped the National Space Society’s (NSS) Space Settlement Contest- 2019, and bagged an opportunity to address the International Space Development …
  • CPI-Jana Sena tussle resolved 25 Mar 2019 05:08 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The differences between CPI and JSP over seat-sharing got resolved after discussions, with the Left party accepting the offer of JSP — Gannavaram— in place of Nuzvid.  CPI State secretary K Ramakrishna on Sunday night …
  • Pawan Kalyan’s denial of Vijayawada Lok Sabha seat irks CPI 24 Mar 2019 06:18 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Differences between Jana Sena and CPI came to the fore over seat sharing, when the former went back on its promise to give Vijayawada Lok Sabha seat to the latter in lieu of Nuzvid Assembly seat at the eleventh hour. At …
  • AP cops conduct awareness drives in low turnout areas 16 Mar 2019 06:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district police have started an awareness campaign in the rural areas to encourage the people to cast their votes in the upcoming elections. In addition to performing their regular and election duties, the police …
  • Tension prevails as farmers stage protest near CP Seeds Company  08 Mar 2019 04:43 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Tension prevailed for some time near CP Seeds Company, Mirzapuram village of Nuzvid mandal of Krishna district on Thursday when farmers in a large number staged a demonstration opposing the raw deal meted out to them in …
  • Now, bots to collect waste at your doorstep! 26 Jan 2019 03:24 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district administration is keen on automating the garbage collection process from households. If all goes well, people may soon witness robots in front of their houses instead of sanitation workers.A team of 10 …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Teacher arrested for ‘sexually assaulting’ 8-year-old 25 Jan 2019 19:53 Cases under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act and SC and ST Atrocity Act have been registered against the accused. A 40-year-old government school teacher was taken into custody on Thursday evening for allegedly sexually assaulting an eight- …
  • Bus, tractor crash into two houses near Nuzvid-Annavaram main road 11 Jan 2019 05:20 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Two roadside houses were partially damaged after an RTC bus and a tractor rammed into them with the drivers of the two vehicles lost control over the steering in a bid to avoid collision on the Nuzvid-Annavaram main road …
  • IIT Hyderabad uses recycled material to reduce virgin asphalt for roads 28 Dec 2018 19:31 Two IIT Hyderabad professors and their graduate students have come up with an innovative material to lay roads which reduces cost, is environmentally friendly and also stronger than asphalt roads. This material — reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) — uses a …
  • 12-yr-old held for sexually abusing six-year old girl in Nuzvid 11 Dec 2018 01:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Police took a 12-year-old boy into custody for allegedly sexually abusing a six-year-old girl on Sunday night in Nuzvid.According to Nuzvid Rural police, the accused minor is studying in Class 8 in a local government …
  • Elephantiasis patients left out in the cold 08 Dec 2018 04:26 Reddipalli Satyavati has entered her sixties. She and her husband eke out a very humble existence vending Indian fast-foods like idli, dosa and vada from a cart. Ms. Satyavati is severely disabled and can only offer marginal assistance to her husband. Her …
  • Youth should openly talk about HIV, says Minister Devineni Umamaheswara Rao 02 Dec 2018 05:16 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Water Resources Minister Devineni Umamaheswara Rao has called upon the media to sensitise people on the deadly disease AIDS. Participating as a chief guest at the awareness programme in connection with ‘World AIDS Day’ …
  • IIT student attempts suicide in Vijaywada 30 Nov 2018 05:21 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A first year student of Nuzvid IIIT allegedly attempted suicide by jumping from the hostel building on Thursday morning.  Nuzvid Circle Inspector M Ramkumar said Sushma Pavani (16), who hails from Warangal district in …
  • Rs 47,500 seized from government office in Vijayawada 20 Nov 2018 03:21 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Sleuths of Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) conducted raids on the sub-registrar’s office in Nuzvid on Monday and found `47,500 which was unaccounted, from their possession. According to officials, they received a tip-off …
  • Youth held for abducting, marrying minor girl 20 Sep 2018 01:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:Nuzvid police arrested a 23-year-old youth for reportedly kidnapping and marrying a girl without her consent on Wednesday. According to Nuzvid circle inspector M Ramkumar, the accused T Balaraj and the minor girl were in …
  • 193 pension cases in Andhra Pradesh pending under new rule 19 Sep 2018 02:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   As many as ‘193 pension cases’ are pending in the courts across the State and 250 people from Krishna, Guntur, Prakasam, East Godavari and West Godavari districts showed up in the pension adalat in Tummalapalli …
  • Man breaks in, steals gold 13 Sep 2018 01:26 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: One unidentified miscreant barged into the house of one Parvathy (43) in Nuzvid town and decamped with 20 grams of gold ornaments on Wednesday. According to police, when the miscreant knocked on her door around 2 p.m., …
  • Transport officials to crack whip on expired learner’s licence users 09 Sep 2018 01:34 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Though the officials of Road Transport Authority (RTA) are organising LLR  melas across Krishna district, it seems that they have failed in sensitising vehicle users on the need to avail driving licence after the expiry …
  • Paddy fields inundated in Krishnagiri district 21 Aug 2018 02:15 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With heavy rains lashing the district for the last three days, several streams are flowing at danger level since Sunday night paralysing normal life. Roads in several mandals like Nandigama, Mylavaram, Kanchikacherla, …
  • Two youths from Vijaywada selected for Kilimanjaro expedition 21 Aug 2018 02:15 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Youth Service Department has selected G Edukondalu (23) and T Sriram Babu (22) from Krishna district among 40 others across the State for an expedition to Kilimanjaro, a mountain that is 5,895 metres above sea-level …
  • Heavy Rain lashes Vijayawada, low-lying areas inundated; TPA demands pothole-free roads 20 Aug 2018 02:27 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With rains lashing the city for the past few days, potholes dot several roads causing inconvenience to the motorists and pedestrians alike. Due to continuous rainfall since Saturday night, the majority of the roads in …
  • Four scribes arrested for extorting money from Vijayawada municipality employee 18 Aug 2018 23:57 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Four scribes working with vernacular media houses were arrested for allegedly blackmailing and extorting money from a municipality employee in Nuzvid on Friday night. Following a complaint lodged by the employee R …
  • 5 staffers of IIIT-Nuzvid suspended 13 Aug 2018 00:51 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: IIIT-Nuzvid Director V Venkata Dasu on Sunday suspended four security guards and one outsourcing employee after they were caught consuming alcohol and inviting outsiders into the campus. According to reliable sources, …
  • 11-year-old stages own kidnap in Vijayawada 08 Aug 2018 00:54 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Tension prevailed in Agiripalli town on Tuesday afternoon when news of a class VI boy being kidnapped spread. However, it was learned that the alarm raised was false as the boy was traced in bushes near the school within …
  • False alarm over human sacrifice in Nuzvid 28 Jul 2018 01:57 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Tension prevailed in Nuzvid town on Friday when rumours of human sacrifice spread. Police said that one Ram Prasad (32) approached them and told that seven people tried to kill him for attaining supernatural powers. …
  • Andhra CM motivates people for plantation 14 Jul 2018 23:22 [India], July 15 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has urged people to plants more trees and also suggested them to take selfies while planting trees and share it on the social media. The Chief Minister, who launched a plantation …
  • A look back on SVR days 04 Jul 2018 07:27 It was a fiesta of sepia-tinted memories, songs and swag of S.V. Ranga Rao at the 100th birth anniversary celebration of the legendary actor born in Nuzvid in the present-day Andhra Pradesh. “People should learn acting and then join the film industry. They …
  • CM N Chandrababu Naidu unveils 12.5 feet bronze statue of SV Ranga Rao 04 Jul 2018 02:36 By Express News Service ELURU: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu announced that a museum in memory of legendary actor SV Ranga Rao would be constructed in Eluru city. Unveiling the 12.5 feet high bronze statue of SV Ranga Rao at Kalasaru Y Junction at …
  • IMD warns of heavy rain, thunderstorms in Coastal AP 04 Jul 2018 01:40 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Officials of IMD warned of heavy rainfall and thuderstorms at isolated places in all districts of Coastal Andhra Pradesh. Thunderstorms accompanied with gusty winds at isolated places in all districts of Rayalaseema in …
  • Andhra Pradesh engineering student sexually assaulted by seniors, blackmailed with video: Police 02 Jul 2018 12:41 Police may also book college officials for failing to report the crime even after coming to know about it. A student who was sexually assaulted, allegedly by two of her seniors at an engineering college in Andhra Pradesh, was blackmailed for sexual favours …
  • Three Engineering grads held for rape, blackmail of 21-year-old 01 Jul 2018 01:41 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Agiripalli Police on Saturday arrested three persons in connection with the rape and blackmailing of a B.Tech graduate following her father’s complaint on Friday. They will soon be produced in court. Though the incident …
  • NREGA nurtures 80 lakh plants in Krishna district 23 Jun 2018 01:54 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Number of plants grown under the MGNREGA scheme by the State government in Krishna district grew from 13 lakh in 2016-17 to 80 lakh in 2017-18. The low output in 2016-17 was attributed to the delay in payment of wages …
  • Two-day mango festival begins: It’s time to drool over the seasonal summer wonder 03 Jun 2018 02:10 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Horticulture Department in association with Go Aadharika Prakruthi Vyavasadhurika, Dr. YSR Horticultural University and Mfarms organised a two-day Mango Festival at Siddhartha Institute of Hotel Management and Catering …
  • Pension for renal patients in pvt hospitals too 31 May 2018 02:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has directed the officials to extend dialysis and pension facilities to the renal patients who are undergoing treatment in private hospitals also. At present, the government is …
  • Three held for creating fake land documents in Vijayawada 25 May 2018 00:32 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  A day after Nandigama sub-division DSP Radhesh Murali alleged the involvement of Nandigama CI Murthy in civil settlements and supporting one real estate agent Seelam Koti Reddy, who was accused of selling lands by …
  • Rain paralyses normal life in Vijayawada 04 May 2018 01:50 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Heavy rain, accompanied by lightning and gusty winds, paralysed normal life apart from disrupting power supply in the city and its suburbs on Thursday. Several low-lying areas of the city were submerged in rainwater. …
  • YSRC plans 'Betrayal Day' fast on April 30 23 Apr 2018 00:26 YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) chief Jagan Mohan Reddy VIJAYAWADA: YSR Congress (YSRC), the main Opposition party in the State, has decided to observe April 30 as ‘Betrayal Day’. Party MPs, MLAs, MLCs and other leaders will go on a 12-hour fast in …
  • YSRC plans fast on April 30 23 Apr 2018 00:03 YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) chief Jagan Mohan Reddy VIJAYAWADA: YSR Congress (YSRC), the main Opposition party in the State, has decided to observe April 30 as ‘Betrayal Day’. Party MPs, MLAs, MLCs and other leaders will go on a 12-hour fast in …
  • Woman held for supplying drugs to prisoners, students 18 Apr 2018 01:04 VIJAYAWADA: Nuzvid excise and prohibition officials have arrested a woman for reportedly supplying cannabis to prison inmates and students The woman, identified as Kurakula Durga (56), was arrested on Tuesday from her residence at Prakash Nagar under Nunna …
  • Low production, price spiral worry mango vendors of Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district 11 Apr 2018 01:52 VIJAYAWADA: This summer, mango lovers will have to shell out more to relish the fruit as there is a 40 per cent drop in its production in the State in comparison to last year. The mango prices also have shot up drastically due to low yield of the crop. …
  • Telangana to release 2 tmcft water to Andhra Pradesh in next eight days 05 Apr 2018 02:05 VIJAYAWADA: In a relief to farmers, the Krishna River Board Management (KRMB) has directed the Telangana Water Resources Department to release the pending 2 tmcft water to Andhra Pradesh in the next eight days through the Nagarjuna Sagar Left Canal (NSLC). …
  • Digital India chugs on rail track: WiFi available at 45 rural stations in Telangana, AP 01 Apr 2018 07:47 SECUNDERABAD: Soon all major railway stations in rural areas of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana will have WiFi, according to railway sources. As per railway board’s direction, South Central Railway (SCR) provided internet access in 45 stations— 25 in AP and …
  • Ten punters arrested for organising cockfights in Vijayawada village 28 Mar 2018 01:06 People watch as the cockfight starts in Vijayawada. (EPS | P Ravindra Babu) VIJAYAWADA: Police raided cockfight rings arranged in Musunuru village and arrested 10 punters on Sunday late hours. Two motorcycles, two cars and cash amounting to Rs 13,000 cash …
  • 150 minors rescued in raids to curb child labour in Krishna district 27 Mar 2018 00:25 In the ongoing raids that kicked-off on February 23, the officials observed that child labour issue is rampant in city and most of the rescued kids were school dropouts. VIJAYAWADA:  In what could be perceived as a major push to eradicate child labour, …
  • AP viral fever cases on rise, 404 treated in 2018 20 Mar 2018 02:03 VIJAYAWADA: Cases of common viral fever have been on the rise in different parts of Krishna district in the last one week, a source in the health department said. Most of the fever cases were reported from urban areas of Vijayawada and rural parts of …
  • 4 injured in group clash in Nuzwid 05 Mar 2018 00:41 VIJAYAWADA: Four persons were injured in a clash between members of two groups at Nuzvid on Sunday. The injured were rushed to Vijayawada government hospital. According to Nuzvid inspector Ramkumar, the injured Mocherla Jesus Babu, G Jaya Rao, J Anil and R …
  • Not disabled enough? 03 Mar 2018 00:42 VIJAYAWADA: The keeper of ivermectin pills in Krishna district’s sole Filaria Control Unit is a blind man. “And he’s two very long flights of stairs away,” says Radhamma (name changed).The fifty-year-old, whose severely swollen leg has been restricting her …
  • 1,290 IIIT Nuzvid students lack attendance to write mid-terms 09 Feb 2018 23:08 VIJAYAWADA: Over 1,290 IIIT Nuzvid students are not qualified to write the mid-term exam of their second semester due to lack of attendance. A majority of the students who left for their homes for Christmas and Sankranti failed to turn up for the college …
  • Anomalies galore in welfare hostels 09 Feb 2018 05:09 VIJAYAWADA:   The Vigilance department officials conducted surprise inspection at social welfare hostels at Kanchikacherla, Nandiwada, Nuzvid, Movva, Agiripalli, Nunna, Moturu and Gannavaram in Krishna district on Thursday. During the inspection, the …
  • Banganapalle mangoes may burn a hole in your pocket 04 Feb 2018 01:52 VIJAYAWADA: This season, mango lovers in the State likely have to shell out more money on the GI-tagged Banganapalle fruits as poor flowering in the farms is expected to result in decreased output in the State. Even as the first week of February is set to …
  • Nuzvid IIIT students protest presence of plastic, dead spider in campus food 28 Jan 2018 05:35 VIJAYAWADA:  Minor tension prevailed in the Nuzvid IIIT campus on Saturday when a first year student found a piece of plastic in the lunch he was eating at the Mercury Marvel Mess and complained about it to the concerned mess in-charge, who allegedly …
  • After topper’s call, Ganta orders probe into IIIT woes 21 Jan 2018 05:06 VIJAYAWADA: HRD Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao on Saturday instructed Principal Secretary Adityanath Das to constitute a two-member committee to look into the alleged irregularities at Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies (RGUKT) campuses in …
  • IIIT Nuzvid turned my life around: Topper  19 Jan 2018 06:19 VIJAYAWADA: “I want to clear the Engineering Services Exam and do my bit for the community. I just won two gold medals — one for topping the Civil Engineering Department and the other for topping the institute. This is life changing!” gushes Meda Lakshmi …
  • Denied X-mas leave, IIIT student ends life 22 Dec 2017 05:06 VIJAYAWADA: IIIT Nuzvid is in the spotlight again after a third-year student committed suicide by jumping to death from the hostel building. He was taken to hospital and after a while he was declared dead. This is the fourth such incident reported this …
  • Three back-to-back suicides  put IIIT Nuzvid under scanner 22 Dec 2017 05:06 VIJAYAWADA: Series of suicides of students studying in IIIT Nuzvid is creating panic across the state. In the current academic year alone, three students committed suicides and another attempted suicide. Moreover, 50 students have been accused of ragging. …
  • IIIT student ends life as father waits at gate to meet him 22 Dec 2017 04:49 A third-year engineering student of the Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies (IIIT, Nuzvid) on Thursday committed suicide by jumping off the hostel building on the campus. Meghavat Chand Naik, 21, of Pokkunuru village of the Chandarlapadu …
  • Cops seize liquor worth `10k from dhaba 26 Nov 2017 03:47 VIJAYAWADA:  Excise and Prohibition sleuths conducted surprise raids at a dhaba in Nuzvid town and seized liquor worth `10,000 which was being sold to belt shops on late Friday night. According to Excise and Prohibition - Nuzvid division circle inspector J …
  • Father claims doctors’ negligence killed baby 12 Nov 2017 07:48 VIJAYAWADA:  In a tragic incident, a twenty-three day old baby died at Nuzvid Government Hospital on Saturday after undergoing treatment for few days at Gayatri Women & Child Care Hospitals in Suryaraopet, Vijawada. According to ENVS Anil Kumar,  a …
  • 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