• Three Indian nationals kidnapped in Libya return safe to Andhra 31 Oct 2020 06:49 French Prez Macron's posters stuck on Mumbai's Bhendi Bazaar road, later removed by cops Three welders of Srikakulam district in Andhra Pradesh, who were abducted in Libya, have safely returned home to Seetanagaram in Sompeta Mandal. Batchala …
  • New check post opened at AP-Odisha border 31 Oct 2020 04:28 By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM:  District Superintendent of Polic Amit Bardar on Friday launched a police checkpost at Andhra-Odisha border on the national highway near Purusottapuram village in Ichchcapuram municipality limits. Speaking to newsmen …
  • COVID-19 positivity rate in Andhra Pradesh drops to lowest at 3.27% 30 Oct 2020 06:13 The State reported 2,905 new cases and 16 deaths in the 24 hours ending Thursday morning. The daily test positivity rate at 3.27% was lowest in nearly four months, even as 88,778 samples, highest in a day so far were tested. For the fifth day in a row the …
  • Andhra Pradesh Police bag 18 Governance Now India Awards 30 Oct 2020 05:04 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh police bagged 18 more awards announced by the Governance Now India Police Awards-2020 on Thursday. The State received the Police Transformation Award for its initiatives such as Disha Mobile App, AP …
  • BRAU to launch courses in fisheries, dairy tech next year 29 Oct 2020 04:04 By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM:   Keeping in view the rising demand for job-oriented technical courses, Dr BR Ambedkar University (BRAU), located in Etcherla of Srikakulam, will be introducing Bachelor of Vocational Studies (BVoc) programmes in …
  • State lost Rs 3,000 crore due to unilateral SEC call: Botcha Satyanarayana 29 Oct 2020 04:04 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  On a day when State Election Commissioner Nimmagadda Ramesh Kumar invited political parties to a meeting to elicit their views on conduct of local elections, Municipal Administration Minister Botcha Satyanarayana …
  • Infections in Kerala may be plateauing: experts 28 Oct 2020 19:28 Kerala’s COVID-19 case graph, which had dipped with a slump in testing changed course on Wednesday, registering 8,790 new cases from 66,980 samples. Epidemiologists said that the State’s weekly growth rate, at 10%-15% two weeks ago, came down to less than …
  • A.P. reports less than 3,000 new COVID-19 cases 28 Oct 2020 04:18 Andhra Pradesh reported 2,901 new COVID-19 cases and 19 new deaths in 24 hours ending Tuesday morning taking the tally to 8,11,825. The death toll increased to 6,625 while the death rate remains at 0.82%. Moreover, 4,352 patients have recovered and the …
  • COVID-19: Andhra Pradesh reports 4,352 recoveries against 2,901 new infections 28 Oct 2020 02:47 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Covid-19 tally in Andhra Pradesh increased to 8,11,825 as 2,901 infections were reported in the 24 hours ending Tuesday 9 am.  According to the latest bulletin issued by the State Command Control Room, the total number …
  • Active cases fall below 30,000 in A.P. 27 Oct 2020 06:36 Andhra Pradesh reported 1,901 new COVID-19 infections and 19 new deaths in the past day as of Monday morning. On Sunday morning, 2,997 new and 21 deaths were reported. The tally has gone up to 8,08,924 and the death toll increased to 6,606 with a death …
  • Andhra Pradesh breaks 32-year SW Monsoon record 27 Oct 2020 04:15 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh has received a record rainfall during the Southwest Monsoon (From June 1 to September 30) this year — the most in the last 32 years. As against the average rainfall of 51.4 cm during the South-West Monsoon, …
  • Floods bring Andhra Pradesh to its knees 26 Oct 2020 07:43   Just as Andhra Pradesh was beginning to return to a semblance of normalcy after six months of battling COVID-19, a deep depression wreaked havoc across the coastal belt in the second week of October, throwing life out of gear in several districts. At …
  • At 4.46%, positivity rate lowest in months 25 Oct 2020 06:39 The State has reported 3,342 new COVID-19 infections and 22 new deaths in the past 24 hours ending Saturday morning, taking the tally to 8,04,026 and toll to 6,566. The number of recoveries also increased to 7,65,991, with 3,572 new recoveries in the last …
  • AP crosses 8-lakh mark of total Covid cases, deaths reach 6,544 24 Oct 2020 14:22 VIJAYAWADA, OCT. 23 : Andhra Pradesh has crossed the eight-lakh mark in total number of Covid-19 cases by registering 8,00,684 instances of the disease, with 3,765 new cases having been added during the last 24 hours. State health authorities have released …
  • Andhra Pradesh’s COVID tally crosses 8 lakh with lowest death rate and highest recovery 24 Oct 2020 08:00 1.5% of State’s population infected and 13.9% tested, both highest among top 4 affected States The State's COVID-19 tally has crossed the eight lakh-mark with 4,281 new infections and 20 deaths reported in 24 hours ending Friday morning after nearly 7. …
  • Over 80k Covid samples tested in a day 24 Oct 2020 03:49 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh added 3,765 new cases of coronavirus in a day, which took its total count to 8,00,684. Overall recoveries increased to 7,62,419 lakh as 4,281 more patients were cured on Friday. With the death of 20 more …
  • Forty years ago, October 24, 1980: Boat mishap 23 Oct 2020 20:11 The Indian Express, October 24, 1980, forty years ago.About 100 persons were feared drowned in the Yenamaduru drain in West Godavari when a launch, carrying about 150 persons, capsized in the drain this morning. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister T Anjaiah, who …
  • Two farm workers die of electrocution in Andhra Pradesh 23 Oct 2020 14:23 By PTI MACHILIPATNAM: Two farm workers were electrocuted to death when they came into contact with a snapped live wire in Krishna district in Andhra Pradesh on Friday, police said. The two, aged 30 and 35, were working in an agricultural field when they …
  • A.P. reports one of the lowest deaths 23 Oct 2020 11:18 Tally inches close to 8-lakh mark; only one district reports more than two deaths The State’s COVID tally inched close to the eight-lakh mark as 3,620 new infections were reported in 24 hours ending Thursday morning. During the same period, the State saw …
  • Rs 10 cr for Rabi input subsidy to farmers 23 Oct 2020 07:38 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   The State government on Thursday gave administrative sanction for disbursing input subsidy worth Rs 10.76 crore to the farmers who suffered crop damages due to unseasonal rains from February and April this year. The …
  • Thanks to lockdown, air quality improves in Andhra Pradesh this year 23 Oct 2020 01:41 Vijayawada: Ambient air quality in 15 major cities/towns in Andhra Pradesh was found to be relatively good when compared with last year, thanks to the lockdown due to Covid-19 and the incessant rainfall. The Andhra Pradesh pollution control board ( …
  • State records 3,746 new cases; active cases at 32,376 22 Oct 2020 05:29 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Covid-19 tally in Andhra Pradesh rose by 3,746 to 7.93 lakh, on Wednesday. Active cases, however, stand at 32,376 as daily recoveries have been consistently surpassing new cases.  According to the latest media …
  • Andhra Pradesh to cross 8 lakh-mark in COVID-19 cases shortly 22 Oct 2020 01:58 Vijayawada: Andhra Pradesh will touch eight lakh mark of total Covid-19 positive cases shortly. The state recorded 3,746 new Covid-19 cases, taking the tally to 7,93,299 and 27 deaths taking the death toll to 6,508, in the last 24 hours. The state’s Covid- …
  • Crops on 67,864 hectares of land damaged due to rains in Andhra 21 Oct 2020 15:17 Amaravati, Oct 15 (IANS) The recent downpour due to a deep depression has damaged crops over 67,864 hectares in Andhra Pradesh. Eight districts have suffered the damage. Visakhapatnam 5,435 hectares, East Godavari (29,362), West Godavari (15,926), Krishna …
  • EAC defers ToR for Bhavanapadu port in AP; seeks more info 21 Oct 2020 08:10 An Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) of the Union Environment Ministry has deferred Andhra Pradesh government’s proposal seeking clearance to prepare Terms of Reference (ToR) for its proposed ₹3,670-crore greenfield seaport, seeking more information. …
  • Clearances sought for Orvakal airport  21 Oct 2020 05:20 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Finance Minister Buggana Rajendranath on Tuesday called on Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and appealed to him to take steps for the commencement of the Bhogapuram international airport works and give the …
  • APCO online store will create international market: CM Jagan 21 Oct 2020 05:20 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday launched the APCO online store and Lepakshi web portal, which are aimed at providing better marketing facilities to weavers and artisans. After the launch, he purchased a …
  • Andhra Pradesh likely to receive rainfall in next two days 21 Oct 2020 03:02 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Under the influence of the Low Pressure Area in the Bay of Bengal and active South West Monsoon in the State, moderate to heavy rains lashed different parts of the state. With IMD reports stating that the Low Pressure …
  • COVID graph dips further in State 20 Oct 2020 06:26 Continuing to witness a downward trend in the incidence of COVID infections, the State records less than 3,000 new cases and the lowest single-day test positivity rate during the past three months. In last 24 hours ending Monday morning, 2,918 new cases …
  • Single-day spike in Covid cases falls to 2,918 in AP 20 Oct 2020 02:35 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: For the first time in nearly two months, Andhra Pradesh saw its coronavirus tally grow by  less than 3,000 in a day, on Monday. All the 13 districts recorded less than 500 new cases.According to the latest media bulletin …
  • States report fall in cases, Karnataka, A.P. test more 19 Oct 2020 17:27 After the weekend, Kerala’s graph dipped to 5,022 new COVID-19 cases, from 36,599 samples. Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Telangana also reported a drop cases. The dip in Kerala was proportionate to a lower number of samples, seen from the test positivity …
  • AP records lowest Covid-19 deaths on a single day in past three months 19 Oct 2020 13:04 Vijayawada: Andhra Pradesh has crossed the 70-lakh mark in Corona tests, apart from recording the lowest 23 Covid-19 deaths on a single day in the past three months on Sunday. The dropping of Coronavirus positive cases continued with registration of 3,986 …
  • A.P. reports fewer than 4,000 COVID-19 cases for fifth time in a week 19 Oct 2020 10:47 The State reported less than 4,000 new coronavirus infections in a day for the fifth time in the past week, and only 23 new deaths. With 3,986 new infections and 23 new deaths in the last 24 hours ending on Sunday, the cumulative tally increased to 7,83, …
  • Govt promised land to freedom fighter’s kin 10 months ago but they still didn’t get it 19 Oct 2020 02:28 Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: Almost 10 months ago, the government issued a house site patta to the wife of a freedom fighter in honour of his service to the nation. But his kin still haven’t got the land. The family even tried approaching government …
  • COVID-19 | Andhra Pradesh reports fewer than 4,000 new cases 18 Oct 2020 06:03 The State has once again reported fewer than four thousand new infections with the lowest single-day positivity rate in months. With 3,676 new infections and 24 new deaths in 24 hours ending Saturday morning, the total case load increased to 7,79,146 while …
  • Active cases fall below 40,000 in A.P. 17 Oct 2020 10:31 Andhra Pradesh reported 3,967 new infections and 25 new deaths in 24 hours ending Friday morning, according to the Health Department's bulletin. With this, the infection tally increased to 7,75,470 and the death toll went up to 6,382. After more than …
  • 7.3 lakh of total 7.7 lakh COVID-19 cases in Andhra Pradesh recover 17 Oct 2020 04:53 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Covid-19 tally in Andhra Pradesh increased to 7,75,470 with 3,967 new cases reported in the 24 hours ending 9 am on Friday. About 5,010 patients were discharged from hospitals across the State, taking the total number of …
  • Good monsoon tidings may last until year-end 21 Sep 2020 13:16 Even as the South-West monsoon races away to end with a flourish by the scheduled September-30 time line, an early peek into the rest of the three months of the year by a South Korean agency suggests that the good tidings may last for the period and even …
  • Human Rights Forum: LS segment-based district formation irrational 21 Jul 2020 03:31 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  The Human Rights Forum (HRF) has felt that formation of smaller districts is long overdue as Andhra Pradesh has a very low number of districts. However, the government is contemplating making the parliamentary …
  • Odisha blocks another border road to prevent Andhra villagers from crossing over 30 Apr 2020 09:15 By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: Days after digging up trenches at Milagam village on the border with Andhra Pradesh to stop the movement of people to their side, Odisha officials have blocked another road by laying heaps of soil at Gopalapuram village …
  • Woman dies in road accident in AP 13 Jan 2020 18:48 Srikakulam: A woman died in a road accident on Monday when she was going to her native village to celebrate Sankranti festival. The accident took place near Maddi Ramudu Peta village, Regidi Amudalavalasa mandal, Srikakulam district. The deceased, Jaddu …
  • Fake currency rampant in Andhra-Odisha Border villages 29 Dec 2019 05:31 By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM:  Circulation of fake currency has reportedly increased in the district in the past few days. A few days after the fake currency notes were identified at a wine shop at Bhamini village, similar incidents were reported in …
  • ITDA PO helps pregnant woman reach hospital 11 Nov 2019 03:51 By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: In an act of chivalry, Sitampeta ITDA PO CM Saikanth Varma helped a stranded pregnant woman reach Srikakulam hospital on Saturday late night. The official, who was returning after attending a meeting in the district …
  • YSRCP worker dies in fight over mushrooms in Srikakulam 16 Oct 2019 08:03 Srikakulam: One person lost his life and four others were injured after a clash broke out between two groups over collecting mushrooms from the outskirts of the city on Tuesday, police said. This incident took place in Kuntibadra village in Kotturu Mandal …
  • YSRC, TDP activists clash: one killed, four injured 16 Oct 2019 05:01 By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: A man was killed and four others injured in a clash that took place between YSRC and TDP workers at Kuntibadra village of Kotturu mandal on Tuesday evening. The deceased has been identified as Kamaka Jangam, 55, (in …
  • Separate commissions for SC/STs on the cards in Andhra Pradesh 30 Aug 2019 06:08 The State government has decided to constitute separate commissions for the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and the Scheduled Tribes (STs) in the State. It proposes to table the relevant Bills in this regard in the Assembly soon. The government has also decided to …
  • TDP's citadel crumbles as YSRC makes inroads 24 May 2019 02:24 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The TDP's citadel crumbled with the party facing its worst-ever drubbing in North Andhra at the hands of YSRC in 2019 elections, as the results started trickling in since Thursday noon. Such was the pace of YSRC…
  • Poultry birds hit hard in Srikakulam district due to summer 29 Apr 2019 04:43 By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: As temperatures continue to rise in the district, a large number of broiler chickens at various poultry farms in the district are perishing, unable to withstand the severe heat. Over 200 chickens died in a poultry farm …
  • Rs 5 crore seized from bus 06 Apr 2019 06:04 By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: In the largest seizure of unaccounted cash so far during the present elections, the Srikakulam district police seized Rs 5,07,85,900 at Jendaladibba village of Rajam mandal on Friday.  Disclosing details to the media, …
  • AP: Rs 1 crore in cash seized from bus 05 Apr 2019 16:06 Srikakulam[India], Apr 5 (ANI): Srikakulam Police on Friday seized unclaimed cash worth Rs 1 crore from a state-owned transport corporation bus at Jendala Dibba junction in Rajam town, an official said. A police team initially found nothing on the bus but …
  • 3,925 nominations filed for 175 Assembly segments and 548 for 25 Lok Sabha seats 27 Mar 2019 05:25 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Gopal Krishna Dwivedi has informed that as many as 3,925 nominations were filed for 175 Assembly constituencies and 548 for the 25 Lok Sabha segments for the April 11 elections. While …
  • BJP allots nine Assembly, two Lok Sabha seats to women 24 Mar 2019 06:18 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The BJP’s Central Election Committee (CEC) has released the list of candidates for the remaining 52 assembly and 23 parliament segments on Saturday. President of the International Society of Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON …
  • Father or daughter? Araku voters to decide which side they are on 23 Mar 2019 21:11 The battle runs within the family in the Araku Lok Sabha constituency, spread over 450 kilometres and second only to Jaisalmer is geographical spread, in Andhra Pradesh. Telugu Desam Party candidate V. Kishore Chandra Deo, a six-time MP and former Union …
  • Parties tizzy as Srikakulam voters change loyalties every election  19 Mar 2019 03:53 Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: Considered a politically volatile district, Srikakulam stands apart when it comes to giving its verdict. This district is known for giving a clear mandate to a single party. The electorate have a penchant for swing to only …
  • CPI announces candidates for AP Assembly elections 18 Mar 2019 23:44 [India], Mar 19 (ANI): The Communist Party of India (CPI) announced candidates for six out of the seven Assembly seats it is contesting on in the upcoming elections in Andhra Pradesh. The party has fielded Muppalla Nageswar Rao from Mangalagiri Assembly …
  • YS Jagan Mohan Reddy: YSR Congress will back any party that grants 'special category' to AP 29 Nov 2018 06:19 By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM:  YSRCP supremo YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Wednesday said that if the people of the State elect all the YSRCP candidates to Parliament,  they would extend support to the party, which is ready to grant special category status …
  • Jagan: question Naidu on unkept promises 29 Nov 2018 02:42 YSRCP president Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Wednesday alleged that the TDP government had completely ignored the development of all the 13 districts in the State and the capital region, Amaravati. He urged the people to question Chief Minister N. Chandrababu …
  • YS Jagan Mohan Reddy: Reject betrayers of AP on Special Category Status 28 Nov 2018 20:34 VISAKHAPATNAM: Virtually setting the tone for 2019 elections, YSR Congress president Mr Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has appealed to the people to reject BJP, Congress, TD and Jana Sena parties as they were all part of the great betrayal during the division of …
  • YS Jagan Mohan Reddy’s Raja Sankalpa Yatra covers 3,333.9 km on 307th day 28 Nov 2018 05:41 By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: Leader of Opposition YS Jagan Mohan Reddy’s raja Sankalpa Yatra covered 3,333.9 km on Tuesday, the 307th day of his padayatra. He walked 11 km everyday, covering M Venkampeta, Regalapadu Cross, Tudi Cross, Bodalapadu …
  • YS Jaganmohan Reddy to visit cyclone-hit Srikakulam villages 21 Oct 2018 06:43 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Opposition Leader and YSRC party chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy will visit cyclone-affected villages in Vizianagaram and Srikakulam districts as part of his Praja Sankalpa Yatra. An announcement to this effect was made on …
  • 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 …
  • Life in Srikakulam, Vizianagaram districts thrown out of gear 12 Oct 2018 15:47 A curfew-like situation prevailed on Thursday from early hours in Srikakulam town and other parts of the district due to the impact of cyclone ‘Titli’. The people, who had bitter experience with Phailin and Hudhud cyclones, did not take any chance and …
  • Cyclone Titli claims seven lives in Andhra Pradesh; Odisha loses one, six still missing 12 Oct 2018 12:00 People relocate to safer places as Cyclone Titli hits Barua village, in Srikakulam on Thursday. (Photo: PTI) As Cyclone Titli made landfall near the Andhra Pradesh-Odisha border Thursday morning, at least seven people were killed in Andhra’s Srikakulam …
  • Heavy rain in coastal districts for 48 hrs 21 Jul 2018 01:49 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: For the next 48 hours, coastal Andhra Pradesh will receive heavy to very heavy rainfall as the Southwest monsoon has been active over it and weak over Rayalaseema. Rainfall has occurred in coastal districts of the State …
  • ‘People should question elected leaders’ 29 May 2018 05:05 Jana Sena Party founder K. Pawan Kalyan on Monday called upon people to question their public representatives if they failed to resolve pending problems. He said this would act as a deterrent and make the representatives discharge their duties in a …
  • Get your facts right, Naidu tells Pawan 25 May 2018 05:33 A day after Jana Sena Party president Pawan Kalyan served a 48-hour ultimatum on the State government on the Uddanam kidney disease issue, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu asserted that a few people were resorting to a political blame game for their …
  • AP man booked under new IPC Section for raping tribal girl 26 Apr 2018 22:13 SRIKAKULAM:  An eight-year-old tribal girl hailing from Somagandi village of Seetampeta mandal in Srikakulam district was allegedly raped by her neighbour on Wednesday evening. The incident came to light on Thursday after the girl's parents lodged a …
  • Mild showers, winds bring cheer to coastal Andhra Pradesh 09 Apr 2018 01:01 VIJAYAWADA: Parts of Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram, East Godavari and Srikakulam received mild showers and gusty winds bringing some respite from the heat on Sunday. The Indian Meteorological Department, Hyderabad, issued a warning that thunderstorm …
  • Grass is greener on the other side! Forest officials having a tough time as eight wild elephants stray into Andhra-Odisha border 04 Apr 2018 16:43 On Saturday, forest officials launched “Operation Gaja” by bringing in two trained elephants handled by mahouts from Chittoor district to guide the wild ones back to their home across the border in Odisha. A herd of eight wild elephants including a three- …
  • Eight wild elephants from Odisha stray into Andhra forests, two trained pachyderms to guide them back home 04 Apr 2018 15:27 On Saturday, forest officials launched “Operation Gaja” by bringing in two trained elephants handled by mahouts from Chittoor district to guide the wild ones back to their home across the border in Odisha. A herd of eight wild elephants including a three- …
  • Forest Department moves to tackle a jumbo problem 20 Mar 2018 06:58 The Forest Department has decided to organise awareness programmes for villagers who are being affected by the movement of elephants. The department is also planning to appoint more number of elephant trackers who have absolute knowledge about geographic …
  • After the crackdown: The red sanders smuggler’s new, longer route from Andhra to Chennai port 27 Feb 2018 00:31 Andhra task force against red sanders smuggling conducts check in Kadapa. Smuggling of red sanders from the forests of Andhra Pradesh has once again become rampant with smugglers having opened new routes, this time through Kadapa district, police say. Red …
  • Five bodies found in Andhra lake, police say red sanders smugglers 19 Feb 2018 00:05 closeup of the feet of a dead body covered with a sheet, with a blank tag tied on the big toe of his left foot, in monochrome, with a vignette added FIVE BODIES were found in the Vontimitta Lake, on the outskirts of Kadapa in Andhra Pradesh, on Sunday …
  • Bodies of five suspected red sanders workers recovered from lake in Kadapa 18 Feb 2018 13:08 The Andhra Pradesh Police’s Red Sanders Task Force has recently intensified combing operations in the Seshachalam forests where smuggling has again started after a brief lull. (Source: Express photo) At least five bodies have been recovered from the …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Students of all government, private schools to undergo eye-test 09 Feb 2018 03:05 SRIKAKULAM: The Srikakulam administration has decided to perform eye-tests on the students of all schools in the district to identify the children with vision defects. The move comes after more than 100 of the total 320 students of the only government …
  • Bandh in AP observed peacefully 08 Feb 2018 19:43 [India], Feb. 9 (ANI): The state bandh in Andhra Pradesh, called by left parties and supported by YSR Congress Party (YSRCP), Congress and Jana Sena Party was observed peacefully on Thursday. No untoward incidents took place. The parties were protesting …
  • Pension for patients treating at pvt hospitals  21 Jan 2018 03:09 SRIKAKULAM: The victims of chronic kidney diseases (CKD) in Uddanam region who are undergoing dialysis procedure in private hospitals will now get monthly pensions.Recently, collector K Dhananjaya Reddy brought the plights of the renal ailments victims to …
  • AP’s Vamsadhara oustees grapple with deadline 18 Dec 2017 02:15 SRIKAKULAM: The displaced in the Vamsadhara project have been left high and dry. The deadline for vacating their village is already over and with the rents skyrocketing, they are struggling to find suitable accommodation. “Though officials told us to …
  • Rain fury: Over 300 acres of agricultural fields inundated in Srikakulam 28 Aug 2017 04:55 Farmers look at the inundated agriculture fields in Srikakulam on Sunday | express SRIKAKULAM: Heavy rains triggered by the upper air cyclonic circulation in the last few days have thrown the normal life out of gear in the rural mandals of Srikakulam. …
  • Harvard expert team will visit Uddanam, say Jana Sena leaders 24 Jul 2017 03:18 Image for representation only. SRIKAKULAM: A team of medical experts from Harvard University is likely to visit the Uddanam region and interact with victims of chronic kidney diseases (CKD) on July 29. According to Jana Sena activists, their party chief …
  • Flood water in vamsadhara, nagavali recedes, but officials put on alert  19 Jul 2017 05:28 SRIKAKULAM: The flood water in Vamsadhara and Nagavali rivers, which were in spate, began receding on Tuesday. The outflows from the Thotapalli Barrage on Nagavali River which was around 1 lakh cusecs a day before, has come down to 8,000 cusecs by Tuesday …
  • Flood water in Vamsadhara, Nagavali recedes; 800 acres of paddy fields hit 19 Jul 2017 05:27 A farmer near his inundated paddy field in Srikakulam on Tuesday | Express SRIKAKULAM: The flood water in Vamsadhara and Nagavali rivers, which were in spate, began receding on Tuesday. The outflows from the Thotapalli Barrage on Nagavali River which was …
  • Flood water in Vamsadhara, Nagavali rivers recede at Andhra 18 Jul 2017 13:40 SRIKAKULAM: The flood water in Vamsadhara and Nagavali rivers, which were in spate, began receding on Tuesday.  Project superintendent engineer Tirumula Rao said, the outflows from the Thotapalli Barrage on Nagavali river which was around 1 lakh cusecs on …
  • Vamsadhara in spate, NDRF teams deployed 18 Jul 2017 07:12 SRIKAKULAM/VIZIANAGARAM: With the heavy rain in the upper catchments, Vamsadhara and Nagavali rivers are in spate, inundating several low-lying areas in Srikakulam and Vizianagaram districts. Several villages in Bhamini, Hiramandal, Santakaviti, …
  • Nagavali in spate, road traffic on Odisha-AP highway affected 17 Jul 2017 14:14 JBS Umanadh, Hyderabad, DH News Service, Jul 17 2017, 19:22 IST According to revenue officials, the situation at Totapalli barrage in Vizianagaram district has been monitored round the clock as a low-pressure trough in the Bay of Bengal could aggravate the …
  • Vamsadhara in fury at Andhra, NDRF deployed in Srikakulam 17 Jul 2017 13:17 SRIKAKULAM: With the heavy rain in its catchment areas, the Vamsadhara river is in spate in north Andhra Pradesh and has inundated several low-lying areas in this district. The inundated villages are in Bhamini, Hiramandal, Santakaviti, Veeraghattam, Burja …
  • Four members of family die in suicide pact 26 May 2017 02:12 ELURU: A woman along with her daughter and two grandsons allegedly entered into a suicide pact at Dwarakanagar in the city. According to the police, Kethavarapu Venkata Ramana Rao, a retired engineer, is living at Dwarakanagar along with his daughter …
  • Cash crunch rules in Srikakulam, Rs 30 crore to reach soon 05 Mar 2017 01:30 SRIKAKULAM: Notwithstanding the notion that demonetisation blues were over, ATMs started sporting ‘no cash boards’ on Wednesday morning in Srikakulam city. By the afternoon, barring a several select ATMs kiosks ran dry.  Three days have passed since then …
  • Demonetisation blues back again as ATMs run dry 03 Mar 2017 01:41 SRIKAKULAM: P Ramu, a resident of Adi Andhra street of Tekkali, arrived in Srikakulam on Thursday to consult a medical specialist at the latter’s clinic at the Day and Night Junction. Now that the demonetisation blues are over, he was carrying a little …
  • Pawan Kalyan scores first victory 07 Jan 2017 13:14 Andhra CM says victims of the mysterious disease will be included in the list of physically handicapped and given monthly pension Hyderabad: Within days of film star and Jana Sena party founder Pawan Kalyan raising the issue of the kidney patients of …
  • Address regional kidney ailments in 2 days, Pawan Kalyan tells AP 03 Jan 2017 19:26 Argentina Star (IANS) Tuesday 3rd January, 2017 Visakhapatnam, Jan 3 (IANS) Popular Telugu actor and Jana Sena party chief Pawan Kalyan on Tuesday asked the Andhra Pradesh government to address the high prevalence of kidney-related diseases in Uddanam …
  • Couple gets Red Cross aid to bring up orphaned grandchildren in Andhra Pradesh 02 Sep 2020 05:36 Express News Service SRIKAKULAM:  Reacting to a news report on the plight of an elderly couple titled ‘No income, but they have to raise grandkids’ published in these columns on August 31, Collector J Nivas on Tuesday requested the Indian Red Cross Society …
  • Elderly couple from Andhra Pradesh's Tekkali raising grandkids lose livelihood amid lockdown 31 Aug 2020 04:55 Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: While the lockdown deprived them of their livelihood, an elderly couple from Tekkali town  — Kotapalli Gavarayya and Rajulamma — also had to deal with the death of their daughter, and take on the responsibility of bringing …
  • Inspector suspended for allegedly kicking Dalit man 06 Aug 2020 08:58 Srikakulam Superintendent of Police Amir Bardar on Wednesday suspended Palasa-Tekkali Circle Inspector Venugopala Rao for allegedly a Dalit person when the latter approached the police for justice with regard to allocation of house site. A video of the …
  • Telukunchi villagers look after migratory birds as their kids 20 Jul 2020 04:52 Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: THE people of this North Andhra village constitute committees every year to protect the migratory birds. Open billed storks (cranes) migrate to Telukunchi, a small village in Ichchapuram mandal of Srikakulam district, every …
  • Workers who cremated victim not allowed home 08 Jul 2020 03:52 By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: Discrimination against frontline workers involved in the fight against Covid-19 continues. In one incident, 10 sanitation workers who performed the last rites of an infectee were not allowed to enter their residential …
  • Hearing of K Atchannaidu’s bail petition postponed 20 Jun 2020 05:18 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Anti-Corrution Bureau (ACB) Special Court has postponed the hearing of the bail plea of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader Kinjarapu Atchannaidu to Monday. It may be noted the former minister was arrested from his …
  • ‘Govt. violated human rights’ 14 Jun 2020 06:53 The TDP continued its protests at Srikakulam, Palasa and several other places against the arrest of former Minister K. Atchannaidu, who underwent an operation recently. TDP senior leader and former MLA of Palasa Gowthu Shyam Sundar Shivaji and TDP district …
  • ESI scam: TDP MLA Atchannaidu remanded in judicial custody 13 Jun 2020 12:47 Former Labour Minister and Tekkali TDP MLA K. Atchannaidu and retired Employees’ State Insurance (ESI) director C.K. Ramesh Kumar were sent to 14 days judicial remand in the ESI scam. Police shifted the MLA to Guntur Government General Hospital (GGH) for …
  • Former TDP MLA Prabhakar Reddy, son arrested in buses scam 13 Jun 2020 08:17 The buses were brought by Reddy and registered illegally at various locations, including Nagaland. Former Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MLA J C Prabhakar Reddy and his son Asmit Reddy were arrested on Saturday from Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh for …
  • Andhra ex-minister Atchannaidu arrested in ESI scam (Ld) 12 Jun 2020 11:50 Amaravati, June 12 (IANS) Former Andhra Pradesh minister and opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader K. Atchannaidu was arrested on Friday by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in the ESI scam, with his party dubbing it “political vendetta”. The …
  • Ex-Minister and TDP MLA Atchannaidu held in ESI scam 12 Jun 2020 08:27 Officials from Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) arrested former Minister and TDP MLA K. Atchannaidu on Friday morning from his native home in Nimmada village in Srikakulam district for his alleged involvement in irregularities in purchase of equipment, …
  • Senior TDP leader Atchannaidu taken into custody in "ESI 12 Jun 2020 06:29 Amaravati: Telugu Desam Legislature Party Deputy leader and former Andhra Pradesh minister K Atchannaidu was taken into custody by state Anti-Corruption Bureau sleuths early on Friday in connection with alleged Rs 151 crore scam in the ESI Corporation, ACB …
  • ESI medicine scam: TDP MLA Atchannaidu, Chandrababu’s close aide, arrested 12 Jun 2020 05:19 Atchannaidu served as the labour minister in the TDP government and is considered to be very close to party chief N Chandrababu Naidu. Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MLA from Tekkali in Andhra Pradesh, K Atchannaidu, was on Friday arrested by the Anti-Corruption …
  • Cops Stop, Quarantine 24 Returning To Andhra From Wedding In Chhattisgarh 13 May 2020 16:08 Police stopped them since they didn't have permission to return to Andhra Pradesh (Representational) Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh: A bus from Bhilai was stopped at the inter-state check post in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh with 24 passengers …
  • Andhra migrants hit the road in Hyderabad 15 Apr 2020 04:56 The labourers said the TRS government has not provided any groceries or money to them as promised Hyderabad: Immediately after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced an extension of the nationwide lockdown till May 3, hundreds of migrant labourers packed …
  • Helping the helpers: NGO distributes fruits, water to policemen 31 Mar 2020 02:34 While most of the country has returned to its shell, duty-minded people are working day in and day out to fight the crisis due to COVID-19 pandemic. For instance, police personnel have to stand for hours at major junctions in a city to ensure absolute …
  • TDP swindled Rs 900 crore public money during its  regime: Dharmana Krishna Das 22 Feb 2020 06:44 By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: Roads and Buildings Minister Dharmana Krishna Das on Friday said they would order an inquiry into the alleged involvement of former Labour Minister and Tekkali MLA Kinjarapu Atchannaidu in the ESI scam. In a release from …
  • Andhra Pradesh: 34-year-old kills mother after she refuses to put property on his name 08 Feb 2020 04:17 Image Source : PTI Andhra Pradesh: 34-year-old man kills mother after she refuses to put property on his name In a shocking incident, a man allegedly killed his mother over a property dispute in Ramadasupeta village here on Wednesday. The accused has been …
  • Son killed mother for property in Andhra Pradesh 06 Feb 2020 05:08 Srikakulam: A man allegedly killed his mother over a property dispute in Ramadasupeta village here on Wednesday. The accused identified as Koti Ramakrishna surrendered before the police after the incident. The victim is 58-year-old Koti Anasuyamma. Circle …
  • Legal Metrology officials conduct inspections 04 Feb 2020 07:56 In an attempt to check the malpractice related to weight and measurement at shops and other commercial establishments, the Legal Metrology officials are conducting inspections in markets, petrol filling stations and Rythu Bazaars in Vizianagaram and …
  • Fund crunch delays KVK works in Srikakulam district 25 Dec 2019 05:42 By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: With a view to develop sports in rural areas, the former TDP government had started constructing Mukhya Mantri Kreeda Vikas Kendras (KVKs) in all Assembly segments in the district almost two years ago. They had proposed …
  • Andhra's Srikakulam district police bust vehicle deposit scam, one held 08 Dec 2019 04:27 By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: The district police on Friday busted a motor vehicle deposit scam and arrested the accused. They also recovered cars worth `25.4 lakh cash and `12 lakh worth, besides furniture from the accused. Giving details of the …
  • Foreign-returned migrants turn job brokers in Andhra Pradesh's Srikakulam  22 Nov 2019 23:25 Express News Service SRIKAKULAM:  After returning from abroad, migrant workers of Srikakulam turn into professional job brokers. As they are aware of the conditions of the job, they  waste no time in becoming as mediators between job consultancies and job …
  • Andhra Pradesh Deputy CM Pilli Subash Chandra Bose calls Vizag Anti Corruption Bureau officials dacoits 31 Oct 2019 03:15 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) came under severe criticism from Deputy Chief Minister (Revenue) Pilli Subash Chandra Bose for its ‘deliberate’ attempt to trap a sub-registrar at Madhurawada of Visakhapatnam. The …
  • Gandhiji’s ideals will inspire next generations too, says ex-MP 18 Oct 2019 02:59 Bharatiya Janata Party former State president and former MP of Visakhapatnam Kambhamapati Haribabu on Thursday said that Mahatma Gandhi’s ideals would continue to inspire next generations too since his philosophy was applicable for mankind in day to day …
  • For Odia-speaking Tekkali fishermen, Mahatma is the God 30 Sep 2019 04:03 By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: Such is their belief, Odia-speaking fishermen and people of nearby areas take a sick person to Mahatma Gandhi temple for his or her good health. The family members perform puja on Thursday by offering bhog (prasadam) for …
  • Gear up for civic polls: YSR Congress MP Vijaysai Reddy to cadre 05 Aug 2019 05:38 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: YSCRP national general secretary and Rajya Sabha member Vijaysai Reddy said here on Sunday that notification for local body elections will be issued in October. Addressing a meeting of the YSRCP workers and leaders, …
  • Construction of 60 per cent Kreeda Vikas Kendras yet to be completed in AP's Srikakulam 07 Jun 2019 04:05 By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: In an attempt to bring sports nearer to people, former TDP government had granted 10 mini stadiums, one each in the Assembly segments of the district. Named NTR Kreeda Vikas Kendras (KVKs), only four have been completed, …
  • Rammohan Naidu retains Srikakulam Lok Sabha segment 25 May 2019 07:13 TDP sitting MP Kinjarapu Rammohan Naidu was elected from Srikakulam Lok Sabha seat again. Although the party was defeated in five Assembly constituencies out of seven which come under the Lok Sabha constituency, he won the seat with a margin of 6,658 votes …
  • TDP's citadel crumbles as YSRC makes inroads 24 May 2019 02:24 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The TDP's citadel crumbled with the party facing its worst-ever drubbing in North Andhra at the hands of YSRC in 2019 elections, as the results started trickling in since Thursday noon. Such was the pace of YSRC…
  • ‘Every LS seat should have one Assembly segment like Kuppam’ 10 May 2019 18:51 Telugu Desam Party national president and Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has said that every Lok Sabha constituency in the State should have one Assembly segment like Kuppam, which helps in winning the Lok Sabha seat. One should remember that the …
  • Food packets supplied to 15,000 evacuees  05 May 2019 07:17 Express News Service  SRIKAKULAM: As a part of cyclone relief, more than 52,000 lunch packets, 10,000 tiffin packets and 22,245 dinner packets were supplied to evacuees at various cyclone relief centres in the district on Thursday and Friday. Mid-Day Meal …
  • Rains lash several parts of Srikakulam district 03 May 2019 05:33 By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: Several parts of the district reported mild to moderate rains since Thursday morning. Keeping intensity of the Fani cyclone in the next few hours in view, the district administration started taking elaborate measures, …
  • AP gears up to meet any eventuality as cyclone-induced rains lash 03 May 2019 05:33 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Coastal areas of the three north Coastal Districts of Andhra Pradesh started received rains induced by extremely severe cyclone Fani even as the state government had put the administration of the three districts on an …
  • TDP Candidates List 2019 15 Mar 2019 04:52 AMARAVATI: The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) late on Thursday night released a list of 126 candidates for the assembly elections which included the names of chief minister Chandrababu Naidu from Kuppam, IT minister Lokesh from Mangalgiri segment, Paritala …
  • TDP announces 126 candidates for Assembly polls 15 Mar 2019 04:15 Hyderabad: Telugu Desam Party late on Thursday night released a list of 126 candidates for the April 11 assembly  elections, which includes Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu who will contest from Kuppam constituency while his son, IT Minister …
  • TDP announces 126 candidates for Assembly polls; Naidu, son Nara Lokesh to contest 15 Mar 2019 01:00 [India], Mar 15 (ANI): Telugu Desam Party late on Thursday night released a list of 126 candidates for the April 11 assembly  elections, which includes Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu who will contest from Kuppam constituency while his son, …
  • Chandrababu releases names of 126 candidates 14 Mar 2019 19:26 AMARAVATI: The TDP late on Thursday released a list of 126 candidates for the assembly poll which included the names of CM Chandrababu Naidu from Kuppam, IT minister Lokesh (from Mangalgiri) segment, Paritala Sriram from Raptadu and Nandamuri Balakrishna …
  • Dubai Industrial Park to highlight key role in Mideast F&B sector 16 Feb 2019 11:48 Dubai Industrial Park (DI), one of the largest industrial hubs in Dubai and a member of Tecom Group, will highlight its key role in the food and beverage (F&B) industry during its participation at Gulfood 2019.   One of the world’s largest annual food …
  • Andhra: YSRCP allege attack at party office by TDP 14 Feb 2019 16:57 [India], Feb 14 (ANI): Telugu Desam Party (TDP) cadre on Thursday allegedly attacked the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) office in Kotabommali town in Andhra Pradesh’s Srikakulam district. YSRCP also alleged that six of its workers were injured in the incident. …
  • Naidu’s new film Congress dosti: Jagan Mohan Reddy 23 Dec 2018 01:58 By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: YSRC president Jagan Mohan Reddy has alleged that Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu is producing a cinema and it’s titled  ‘Chandrababu Congress Dosti’. Speaking at a public meeting at Tekkali as part of his Praja …
  • Perching stands to be set up for migratory birds at Tekkali's Telineelapuram sanctuary 11 Nov 2018 05:18 By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: With most of the trees got uprooted by cyclone Titli, the migratory birds have no room for laying eggs and hatching at Telineelapuram bird sanctuary near Tekkali. Some migratory birds died in the gales associated with …
  • Central team visits Titli-hit areas in Andhra Pradesh  26 Oct 2018 04:02 By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: Inter-ministerial Central team head and Home ministry joint secretary Sanjeev Kumar Jindal on Thursday said that they would prepare a comprehensive report on cyclone damage after visiting cyclone-affected villages in the …
  • Naupada-Gunupur train service to resume today 24 Oct 2018 04:55 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  East Coast Railway (ECoR) has decided to resume train services on Naupada-Gunupur route, which suffered heavy damage due to cyclone Titli, from Wednesday. Repair of tracks on the route connecting Paralakhemundi has …
  • YS Jaganmohan Reddy to visit cyclone-hit Srikakulam villages 21 Oct 2018 06:43 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Opposition Leader and YSRC party chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy will visit cyclone-affected villages in Vizianagaram and Srikakulam districts as part of his Praja Sankalpa Yatra. An announcement to this effect was made on …
  • Titli survivors’ travails compound as ATMs shutdown due to lack of power 16 Oct 2018 04:04 By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: As power supply in the cyclone-affected mandals has not yet been restored, many ATMs have been shut down. The ATMs on the premises of banks are functioning with the support of generators while the others have remained …
  • Cyclone Titli leaves 2,000 migratory birds dead 15 Oct 2018 05:20 Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: About 2,000 migratory birds perished at Telukunchi village in Ichchapuram mandal of Srikakulam district in the severe cyclonic storm Titli as many big trees on which they roost, got uprooted and ravaged. However, the …
  • Life in Srikakulam, Vizianagaram districts thrown out of gear 12 Oct 2018 15:47 A curfew-like situation prevailed on Thursday from early hours in Srikakulam town and other parts of the district due to the impact of cyclone ‘Titli’. The people, who had bitter experience with Phailin and Hudhud cyclones, did not take any chance and …
  • Relief operations begin on war footing in Srikakulam district 12 Oct 2018 15:47 Relief operations began on a war footing on Friday morning in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh, where cyclone Titli caused devastation on Thursday. Repairs to the national highway connecting Chennai-Kolkata was given top priority.  Power has been …
  • Cyclone Titli claims seven lives in Andhra Pradesh; Odisha loses one, six still missing 12 Oct 2018 12:00 People relocate to safer places as Cyclone Titli hits Barua village, in Srikakulam on Thursday. (Photo: PTI) As Cyclone Titli made landfall near the Andhra Pradesh-Odisha border Thursday morning, at least seven people were killed in Andhra’s Srikakulam …
  • 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 …
  • Titli batters eastern India 11 Oct 2018 19:16 Cyclonic storm Titli left eight people dead and caused widespread damage in two coastal districts in India's Andhra Pradesh yesterday. However, there was no casualty or major destruction in adjacent Odisha, officials said.  Officials in Bangladesh said …
  • 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 ( …
  • Cyclonic circulation likely to trigger heavy rainfall in coastal Andhra 04 Aug 2018 01:57 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The IMD has said that a cyclonic circulation over northwest Bay of Bengal is likely to trigger moderate to heavy rains in the next 48 hours in the coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh.With this development, heavy downpour …
  • Heavy rain in coastal districts for 48 hrs 21 Jul 2018 01:49 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: For the next 48 hours, coastal Andhra Pradesh will receive heavy to very heavy rainfall as the Southwest monsoon has been active over it and weak over Rayalaseema. Rainfall has occurred in coastal districts of the State …
  • A new beginning 28 May 2018 20:47 Express News Service Sanjana Reddy is bringing her debut film Raju Gadu to theatres this Friday (June 1). Starring Raj Tarun and Amyra Dastur in lead roles, the film’s trailer hints that it is likely to be a full-on entertainer. "Raju Gadu is a fun- …
  • Pawan Kalyan begins fast for cause of CKD patients in Andhra Pradesh 26 May 2018 00:43 By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: Jana Sena Party (JSP) chief Pawan Kalyan began his hunger strike at 5 pm on Friday at a resort where he is presently put up at Santa  Seetarampuram of Etcherla mandal, about 20 km from Srikakulam. The strike camp will be …
  • Get your facts right, Naidu tells Pawan 25 May 2018 05:33 A day after Jana Sena Party president Pawan Kalyan served a 48-hour ultimatum on the State government on the Uddanam kidney disease issue, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu asserted that a few people were resorting to a political blame game for their …
  • Sans proper investigation, fake caste claim is no ground for sacking: Hyderabad HC 24 May 2018 01:57 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Finding fault with the authorities concerned for failing to follow the required procedure in dismissing an employee from service for allegedly securing appointment in the railways by submitting a fake caste certificate, a …
  • Bhavanapadu port back on track,survey for land acquisition to begin 24 Apr 2018 00:32 SRIKAKULAM: Bhavanapadu port seems to be back on track as the revenue officials, following directions of the state government, is gearing up to conduct survey for land acquisition in the proposed villages of Santabommali and Vajrapukotturu mandals. …
  • Jumbos back to haunt Andhra Pradesh's Srikakulam villagers 13 Apr 2018 02:23 A herd of elephants at a village in Pathapatnam mandal in Srikakulam district | EXPRESS SRIKAKULAM: After putting in continuous efforts to drive back the herd of elephants to the forest by roping in the trained elephants Ganesh and Jayanth (brought from …
  • Mild showers, winds bring cheer to coastal Andhra Pradesh 09 Apr 2018 01:01 VIJAYAWADA: Parts of Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram, East Godavari and Srikakulam received mild showers and gusty winds bringing some respite from the heat on Sunday. The Indian Meteorological Department, Hyderabad, issued a warning that thunderstorm …
  • At the helm of a man’s world: A new generation of women Telugu directors 08 Mar 2018 05:48 Telugu cinema has seen the meteoric rise of several women directors who made the cut with some meaningful cinema. Directors like Vijaya Nirmala, B Jaya and Nandini Reddy aced in the craft of filmmaking and took charge of entertaining the audience with …
  • APPSC plans to introducenegative marking system 25 Feb 2018 06:06 Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) will introduce negative marking system for all its examinations to be conducted in future, according to its chairman P. Uday Bhaskar. He was participating as chief guest in the valedictory of ASPIRE-2k18 at …
  • Bandh in AP observed peacefully 08 Feb 2018 19:43 [India], Feb. 9 (ANI): The state bandh in Andhra Pradesh, called by left parties and supported by YSR Congress Party (YSRCP), Congress and Jana Sena Party was observed peacefully on Thursday. No untoward incidents took place. The parties were protesting …
  • Duo arrested for conspiring to assassinate AP Transport Minister 14 Jan 2018 23:59 Srikakulam: A fortune-teller and a priest were arrested by the Srikakulam police on Sunday for allegedly conspiring to kill AP transport minister Kinjarapu Atchannaidu. The police also recovered a lorry tyre into which explosives had been fixed, which was …
  • Nagavali in spate, road traffic on Odisha-AP highway affected 17 Jul 2017 14:14 JBS Umanadh, Hyderabad, DH News Service, Jul 17 2017, 19:22 IST According to revenue officials, the situation at Totapalli barrage in Vizianagaram district has been monitored round the clock as a low-pressure trough in the Bay of Bengal could aggravate the …
  • Low pressure over Bay to trigger heavy rain in AP 16 Jul 2017 07:56 VISAKHAPATNAM: Under the influence of upper air cyclonic circulation over northwest Bay of Bengal and its neighbourhood, a low pressure area has formed over northwest Bay of Bengal off north Odisha and Gangetic West Bengal coast. The weather system is …
  • Srikakulam temples to get facelift at Rs 2 crore 13 Jun 2017 01:31 SRIKAKULAM: In an attempt to renovate the old temples in this district, the government has allocated a fund of `2 crore and the district tourism officials handed over the project to the engineering authorities of the Sarva Siksha Abhayan (SSA).  As part of …
  • Techical glitches disrupt power supply in APEPDCL limits 19 May 2017 02:17 VISAKHAPATNAM: Chief general manager (O&CS) PVV Satyanarayana said that due to a technical snag in APTRANSCO/ sub-station, power supply was interrupted in some places of APEPDCL jurisdiction.  In a release, Satyanarayana said that on Thursday at 10 …
  • A.P. issues notice on land for n-plant 21 Apr 2017 07:52 The Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday issued a notification for land acquisition to build India’s biggest nuclear power plant at Kovvada in the Ranasthalam mandal of Srikakulam district. The outgoing Collector, P. Lakshmi Narasimham, signed on the …
  • MEA initiates steps to rescue 24 workers stranded in Saudi 18 Apr 2017 02:49 VISAKHAPATNAM: The Ministry of External Affairs on Monday initiated steps to ensure the safe return to India of 24 labourers from Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Odisha who fled torture by their Saudi employer in Riyadh. Responding to a report in the New …
  • Revenue staff stage protest over ‘suspension’ of colleagues  08 Apr 2017 01:01 Revenue officials shout slogans during their protest at the Srikakulam collectorate on Friday | Express SRIKAKULAM: Revenue employees besieged the Srikakulam collectorate, demanding a rollback on the recommendations of the authorities pertaining to …
  • CM tells govt hospitals to maintain health record of patients 05 Apr 2017 02:04 VIJAYAWADA:  Hereafter, integrated health record of every patient should be maintained in every government hospital so as to keep track of the medical and health history of every individual visiting the hospital and extend better treatment, Chief Minister …
  • IIT-Kharagpur student found dead on railway tracks; kin demands CBI probe 01 Apr 2017 13:20 Image for representation only. KOLKATA: A fourth-year electrical engineering student of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur,  who had been missing from the hostel since Thursday, was found dead on the railway tracks near Hijli railway …
  • Woman accuses AP minister of assault, attempts suicide 18 Mar 2017 04:38 Visakhapatnam: K. Kalyani, an R&B department Class-IV employee, who attempted suicide in front of the AP Assembly on Wednesday, created a flutter in front of RIMS in Srikakulam Town on Friday accusing minister K. Atchannaidu of threatening her and …
  • Online fraudsters make youth easy prey 12 Mar 2017 00:42 VISAKHAPATNAM: A polytechnic student from Tekkali of Srikakulam district recently met a person from the United Kingdom in his Facebook walls. The stranger befriended the 22-year-old student in no time, saying that the latter had a job waiting for him in …
  • Women turn up in huge numbers to cast their vote 10 Mar 2017 04:51 Women voters exercised their franchise with zeal in various polling stations here, thanks to their huge enrolment for the North Andhra Graduates’ Constituency. Despite not having separate queues, they stood along with men for longer hours to cast their …
  • Demonetisation blues back again as ATMs run dry 03 Mar 2017 01:41 SRIKAKULAM: P Ramu, a resident of Adi Andhra street of Tekkali, arrived in Srikakulam on Thursday to consult a medical specialist at the latter’s clinic at the Day and Night Junction. Now that the demonetisation blues are over, he was carrying a little …
  • Injured were trapped in fallen bus for 4 hours 01 Mar 2017 05:37 HYDERABAD: At least 10 persons died and 32 injured when a private air-conditioned Volvo bus from Bhubaneswar to Hyderabad hit a bridge divider on NH-65 and plunged through the gap between the two lanes into a canal from a height of 22 ft near Mullapadu …
  • 11 dead, 30 injured as bus falls off bridge near Vijayawada 01 Mar 2017 02:56 VIJAYAWADA: At least 11 persons have died and 30 others suffered severe injuries when a speeding private travels bus hit a road divider and fell into a culvert near Moolapadu in Penuganchiprolu mandal near Vijayawada on Tuesday morning. The condition of …
  • Andhra Pradesh bus crash kills 10 as driver sleeps at wheel 28 Feb 2017 23:37 Vijayawada: A bus belonging to a travel agency owned by Telugu Desam MLA J.C. Prabhakar Reddy jumped off a bridge while at a speed of 110kmph on National Highway-65 killing 10 people and injuring 31 others. The police has concluded that the driver fell …
  • Nine-year-old run over by Bolero in Srikakulam district 27 Feb 2017 09:20 For representational purpose SRIKAKULAM:  A nine-year old child died after being hit by a speeding van in Tekkali town in Srikakulam district Monday morning. The incident happened when the kid was going to school.    The deceased was identified as Simhadri …
  • Kidney curse blanket test 04 Feb 2017 22:11 Hyderabad, Feb. 4: "Each and everyone" from a population of one lakh-odd will be medically tested as an expert committee probes a mystery kidney disease tormenting the Uddanam region in northern Andhra Pradesh. The Telegraph had last month …
  • Pawan Kalyan scores first victory 07 Jan 2017 13:14 Andhra CM says victims of the mysterious disease will be included in the list of physically handicapped and given monthly pension Hyderabad: Within days of film star and Jana Sena party founder Pawan Kalyan raising the issue of the kidney patients of …
  • Address regional kidney ailments in 2 days, Pawan Kalyan tells AP 03 Jan 2017 19:26 Argentina Star (IANS) Tuesday 3rd January, 2017 Visakhapatnam, Jan 3 (IANS) Popular Telugu actor and Jana Sena party chief Pawan Kalyan on Tuesday asked the Andhra Pradesh government to address the high prevalence of kidney-related diseases in Uddanam …