• Pall of gloom descends on Vizag's Ramalakshmi Colony 16 Sep 2019 07:20 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: A pall of gloom descended on Ramalakshmi Colony, near KGH, on hearing the news of boat capsize in Godavari river as five members of a family of the colony were reported missing. A large number of people gathered at …
  • Meet teacher who is riding on horseback to school in interior hamlet in Vizag Agency  06 Sep 2019 03:20 Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:   A teacher, who has been taking pains riding a horse to reach a school in an interior hamlet in the Visakhapatnam Agency, has received the best teacher award. The travails and dedicated teaching of G Venkata Ramana, 24, …
  • Andhra Pradesh Mahila Commission chief visits girl attacked with screwdriver 30 Aug 2019 03:47 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  Andhra Pradesh Mahila Commission chairperson Vasireddy Padma on Thursday visited King George Hospital (KGH) where 19-year-old Bhargavi was getting treated and interacted with her. It may be noted Bhargavi was …
  • Vizag girl student attacked by youth with screwdriver 29 Aug 2019 04:35 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: A 19-year-old degree first-year student was attacked by a youth. The ghastly incident took place near the Rama Chandra theatre junction at Anakapalle on Wednesday. The accused has been identified as 21-year-old Sai …
  • Rs 100 crore sanctioned for Visakha Institute of Medical Sciences development  25 Aug 2019 02:01 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Minister for Health and Medical Education Alla Kalikrishna Srinvas has directed the principal secretary of health department to appoint necessary staff at Visakha Institute of Medical Sciences (VIMS) here. The …
  • Indian Railways' second double-decker Uday Express to run between Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada; check details 19 Aug 2019 13:33 Indian Railways' second double-decker Uday Express to run between Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada Railways' second double-decker Uday Express will run between Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada to cater to the busy route in the East Coast Railway zone, …
  • Second double-decker Uday Express to run between Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada 19 Aug 2019 07:53 New Delhi, Aug 19 () Railways' second double-decker Uday Express will run between Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada to cater to the busy route in the East Coast Railway zone, officials said on Monday. The first Uday or Utkrisht double-decker Yatri Express …
  • Three dead, over 25 injured as bus overturns in A.P. 09 Jul 2019 10:42 Three passengers died and over 25 were injured after the bus in which they were travelling overturned allegedly due to overspeeding on a ghat road near Vantlamamidi village under Paderu police station limits in Visakhapatnam district on July 9. However, …
  • Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation notices to TDP office take political turn 01 Jul 2019 03:57 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Notices served  on Telugu Desam Party (TDP) by Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) in connection with construction of the party district office at Ramnagar here has taken a political turn with the party …
  • 3-Year-Old Girl Rescued Within 24 Hours Of Kidnapping In Andhra Pradesh 30 Jun 2019 14:51 Complaint was filed by toddler's mother the day she was kidnapped. (Representational) Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh police rescued a 3-year-old girl, who was kidnapped on June 28 from Visakhapatnam's Anakapalle and arrested the accused on Saturday. …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Police rescue 3-year-old within 24 hours of kidnapping 30 Jun 2019 10:28 Category: Andhra Pradesh Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: Jun 30, 2019, 3:17 pm IST Updated: Jun 30, 2019, 3:17 pm IST Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh police rescued a 3-year-old girl, who was kidnapped on June 28 from Visakhapatnam’s Anakapalle and …
  • Putting children in harm’s way 29 Jun 2019 04:34 Little kids are seen perilously perched on autorickshaws on the busy NH-16 near PM Palem as buses and trucks zoom past them. Drivers cram around 10 children in a single autorickshaw, flagrantly flouting traffic rules that allow only five children to be …
  • From blackboards to digital boards: a transformation of government-run schools 28 Jun 2019 11:25 Until two years ago M Yogesh spent most of his pocket money on getting notes photocopied. Today, he and his friends share notes on Google hangouts. A student of grade 10 at the government-run KDPM High School, he was introduced to computers only in grade …
  • APSRTC’s OR increases by three per cent, thanks to summer holidays 01 Jun 2019 05:21 Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  With numerous wedding ceremonies and village festivals taking place this summer, there has been a huge demand for RTC bus services, including AC vehicles. This year, the RTC has seen a 3 per cent increase in the …
  • All 22 MPs will push for special category status for AP: YSRCP 29 May 2019 12:59 [India], May 29 (ANI): YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) affirmed that all of its 22 newly-elected parliamentarians will push for special category status for Andhra Pradesh. "Jagan Mohan Reddy has taken the issue (special category status) very seriously and …
  • I will turn Visakhapatnam into a world-class city, vows newly-elected MP MVV Satyanarayana 29 May 2019 05:18 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Newly-elected Visakhapatnam MP MVV Satyanarayana has listed out his priorities for the development of the city and its neighbourhood. Speaking at a meet-the-press programme here on Tuesday, he said he will, in …
  • 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 …
  • 55,619 postal ballots issued for staff on election duty 18 Apr 2019 02:40 Collector K. Bhaskar said that 55,619 postal ballots were issued to employees who were on election duty. At a meeting with representatives of political parties on Wednesday, he said the postal ballots were issued in a systematic manner to all those …
  • Not-so-well: Pawan Kalyan defies doctors’ advice, participates in poll rallies 08 Apr 2019 04:32 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan, who suspended his election campaign on Saturday following ill health, resumed his campaign on Sunday defying the advice of his doctors and addressed rallies at Anakapalle and Pendurti. …
  • Pawan Kalyan hospitalised: Ram Charan meets Jana Sena chief and wishes him speedy recovery 07 Apr 2019 16:48 Ram Charan meets Pawan KalyanFacebook Jana Sena Party chief Pawan Kalyan was hospitalized on Friday, April 5, after he suffered from dehydration during the election campaign. His nephew Ram Charan met the actor at his residence and wished him a speedy …
  • View: Can the box office foretell poll results? 06 Apr 2019 05:41 By Sriram Karri I had my first glimpse into the pragmatic dynamics of an Indian election in 1994, during the campaign ahead of the Andhra Pradesh Assembly elections. During a time when TV debates did not set a narrative or divide people based on political …
  • Lok Sabha elections 2019: Who is India's poorest MP? And who is the richest? 03 Apr 2019 16:42 Online Desk There are poor parliamentarians and there are rich parliamentarians. 67-year-old Sumedha Nand Saraswati from Sikar in Rajasthan, a seer by choice, is the poorest Lok Sabha MP in our land, having declared a paltry Rs 34,311 as his total assets, …
  • Who is India's poorest MP? And who is the richest? 03 Apr 2019 15:07 Online Desk There are poor parliamentarians and there are rich parliamentarians. 67-year-old Sumedha Nand Saraswati from Sikar in Rajasthan, a seer by choice, is the poorest Lok Sabha MP in our land, having declared a paltry Rs 34,311 as his total assets, …
  • Bizman, doctors, IRS: Anakapalle contest has it all  02 Apr 2019 05:49 Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Four fresh faces are in the fray Anakapalle Lok Sabha constituency, but all of them have good rapport with the people as they performed well in various professions.The TDP fielded Adari Anand Kumar, son of dairy …
  • When netas give street food a political tadka 28 Mar 2019 23:18 Hyderabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi may well be the most well-known ‘chaiwala’ of the nation, but there are other lesser-known chaiwalas in the two Telugu states trying to strike a chord with the electorate. They are those who are stirring a …
  • Eight H1N1 influenza cases reported in Vizag in two days 25 Mar 2019 04:42 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Swine flu has staged a comeback in the city as eight cases have been reported in the last two days. A total of 104 cases have been reported in the last three months, which worried the health officials over the spread …
  • AP polls: YSRCP releases candidates' names 17 Mar 2019 07:09 AMARAVATI: Jagan Mohan Reddy-lead YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) on Sunday released candidates' names for all the 175 assembly constituencies and 15 Loksabha constituencies. Party supremo Jaganmohan Reddy will announce the names for Anakapalle Lok Sabha …
  • YSR Congress leaders for upgrading Jagan’s security 17 Mar 2019 04:46 YSR Congress Party leader and former Anakapalle MP Muttamsetti Srinivasa Rao and city unit president Malla Vijaya Prasad on Saturday sought the intervention of Election Commission of India over attempts to politicise the killing of former Minister Y.S. …
  • Jana Sena announces first list of candidates 14 Mar 2019 07:19 Amaravati, March 14 (IANS) Actor Pawan Kalyan’s Jana Sena, which is making its debut in electoral politics of Andhra Pradesh, on Thursday announced its first list of candidates for the Lok Sabha and Assembly elections. The party declared candidates for two …
  • Telangana-based Andhra Pradesh businessmen play safe 13 Mar 2019 20:35 Hyderabad: The buzz in political circles is that several industrialists and businessmen with their base in Telangana state but associated with the Telugu Desam in Andhra Pradesh are being persuaded to join YSR Congress. Andhra Pradseh Chief Minister N. …
  • TDP Candidate List 2019 12 Mar 2019 18:25 AMARAVATI: After a fortnight-long discussion with the party leaders and cadres, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief Chandrababu Naidu has finalised candidates for 18 Lok Sabha seats in the state. Naidu is giving a final touch to clear the names for the rest of …
  • AP CM N Chandrababu Naidu set to name 120 candidates tomorrow 12 Mar 2019 05:21 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  With just a week left for the commencement of filing of nominations, TDP supremo and Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has started giving final touches to the candidates’ list for the Assembly elections so as to release …
  • Telugu Desam stronghold may see a VIP contestant 11 Mar 2019 16:10 Speculation that N. Lokesh, IT Minister and son of Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu, is being considered as the candidate for the Bheemunipatnam Assembly constituency by the TDP leadership has generated a lot of political heat in the district. In tune with …
  • Naidu finalises 18 TDP candidates for LS 11 Mar 2019 14:31 AMARAVATI: After a fortnight-long discussion with the party leaders and cadres, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief Chandrababu Naidu has finalised candidates for 18 Lok Sabha seats in the state. Naidu is giving a final touch to clear the names for the rest of …
  • Poll effect? Liquor sales in Vizag up by Rs 50 crore 11 Mar 2019 06:00 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Come elections and liquor flows like water. This is evident from the statistics. Liquor and beer sales in the district increased in the last one month. From February 1 to March 10, liquor and beer sales at wine shops …
  • All eyes on Bheemili as Naidu set to pick Vizag dist candidates today 07 Mar 2019 04:55 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: As Chief Minister and TDP supremo N Chandrababu Naidu will undertake an exercise on Thursday to select party nominees for the coming general elections in Visakhapatnam district at a review meeting in Amaravati even as …
  • Impersonator caught at exam centre in Andhra Pradesh 03 Mar 2019 04:26 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: A case has been booked on a person who wrote the English Paper-2 exam in the name of another person at Samyuktha MJM Junior College at Anakapalle on Saturday. According to RIO, Nagesh, V Visakha of BSc Chemistry was …
  • Two more trains from March 7 27 Feb 2019 07:44 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: South Central Railway (SCR) will run two passenger special trains between Anakapalle and Guntur to clear the extra rush of passengers during conventions of hosanna ministries to be conducted between March 7 and 10 at …
  • Vizag: VPT set to lease out land for real estate 21 Feb 2019 09:50 VISAKHAPATNAM: The port of Visakhapatnam is waiting for approval from the Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) to lease some of the land it owns here for commercial real-estate development, Visakhapatnam Port Trust deputy chairman P L …
  • Padma for Sirivennela, Harika, Yadlapalli 26 Jan 2019 03:27 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Noted lyricist Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry, chess player Harika Dronavalli and agriculturist Yadlapalli Venkateswara Rao bagged the coveted Padma Shri awards. The Centre announced the Padma awards on Friday on the …
  • Three persons from Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Sunil Chhetri get Padma Shri awards 25 Jan 2019 23:04 Hyderabad/Vijayawada: Three persons from the Telugu states and Indian football team Sunil Chhetri - who was born in Secunderabad - were awarded the Padma Shri on Thursday, ahead of Friday’s Republic Day. Lyricist Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry, chess …
  • Naidu seeks vote for welfare schemes 29 Dec 2018 10:23 Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Friday sought votes for the welfare schemes implemented and development achieved during the last four-and-a half years against odds, and for continuing the work to reach the objectives. During his interaction with …
  • Diwali: The festival of lights explained 05 Nov 2018 14:50 By Malavika Kamaraju, Features Editor; Nagarjuna Rao, Senior Pages Editor; Gautam Bhattacharjee, Sports Editor; A.K. Sathish, Senior Pages Editor As an Indian, you could be living anywhere in the world but the prospect of Diwali never fails to whip up a …
  • 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 …
  • GITAM founder MVVS Murthi to be cremated with state honours tomorrow 06 Oct 2018 00:07 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The mortal remains of TDP MLC and founder-president of GITAM Education Society MVVS Murthi and his friend Chowdary (Chinna) will reach here by Sunday morning. As the postmortem and other formalities were completed at …
  • Mishaps galore due to lack of truck terminals on NH-16 13 Aug 2018 00:49 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Lack of proper parking facilities on NH-16 in rural areas has been forcing lorry drivers to park their vehicles on the roadside in Visakhapatnam district. The long-pending issue has eventually became a nightmare for …
  • Nitin Gadkari to launch development projects at Vizag port tomorrow 12 Jul 2018 07:42 Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari will launch various development projects under the Sagarmala and Bharatmala projects worth Rs 3,685.35 crore here tomorrow. The minister, who is here on a two-day visit for the annual …
  • Gadkari to launch Rs 3,685.35 cr development projects at Vizag port 12 Jul 2018 07:12 The Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping, Nitin Gadkari, will launch various development projects under the Sagarmala and Bharatmala projects worth Rs 3,685.35 crore here tomorrow. The minister, who is here on a two-day visit for the …
  • Now, get a good meal at just Rs 5 at Anna Canteen near you in Andhra Pradesh 11 Jul 2018 01:36 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The much-awaited Anna Canteens, aimed at providing breakfast, lunch and dinner at subsidised rates to general public, will be made operational across the State from Wednesday.  Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be …
  • Union Minister Nithin Gadkari to launch Rs 3,000 crore projects in Andhra Pradesh 10 Jul 2018 02:20 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: “Union Minister for Shipping, Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari will visit the port city on July 13 and inaugurate various important projects,” Visakhapatnam Port Trust chairman MT Krishna Babu has announced. …
  • Gadkari to inaugurate Vizag port projects on Friday 09 Jul 2018 12:46 Union Minister of Shipping, Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari is visiting the city and Visakhapatnam port on Friday to inaugurate several projects and to lay foundation stones for several others, according to Visakhapatnam port chairman M.T …
  • Centre dodging rail zone for last four years: MP 05 Jul 2018 08:48 The TDP held a day-long deeksha seeking announcement of the new railway zone with headquarters in Visakhapatnam here on Wednesday in which Ministers, MPs, MLAs and senior leaders from all over the State participated. Vizianagaram MP and former Union …
  • Ex-cricketer, TDP leader among those who join JSP 29 Jun 2018 04:19 With Pawan Kalyan asserting that the Jana Sena Party (JSP) would contest all the seats in the elections and nominate only locals, a host of leaders and new entrants, including former Indian cricketer Y. Venugopala Rao and senior TDP leader Kona Tata Rao, …
  • Second coming to Kerala spelt doom for Maldivian national 07 Jun 2018 02:08 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The arrest of Maldivian nationals from the city while trying to smuggle 17 kg hashish oil out of the country was the culmination of several months of surveillance placed on the key accused, Shaniz Maheer. Various …
  • YSRCP bid to ‘purify’ TDP meet venue foiled 24 May 2018 04:38 YSRCP leaders who were on their way to the A.U. Engineering College grounds to ‘purify’ the venue where the ‘Dharma Porata Deeksha’ of the TDP was held, were taken into preventive custody on Wednesday morning. The YSRCP announced its plan on Tuesday itself …
  • Andhra Pradesh Express catches fire near Gwalior, all passengers safe 21 May 2018 22:15 By ENS & Agencies GWALIOR/VIJAYAWADA: Passengers aboard New Delhi-Visakhapatnam AP Express had a miraculous escape on Monday with alert passengers bringing the train to a halt after two compartments of the train went up in flames near Birlanagar …
  • It’s gloom and doom in Vizag 09 Apr 2018 09:01 A bleak scenario stares at mango growers in Visakhapatnam district as a majority of the mango-growing areas fail to produce expected harvest post the flowering stage. Normally, mangoes flood the market by this time. However, owing to low fruit set, local …
  • Protesting TDP MPs marshalled out from Rajya Sabha 06 Apr 2018 01:50 New Delhi: TDP’s Rajya Sabha MPs, who continued with their protests in the House even after it was adjourned for the day, were forcefully evicted by marshals late evening. The marshals had first tried to convince them to give up protest, but they refused …
  • Narain joins the cast of U Turn remake 22 Mar 2018 03:55 Malayalam actor Narain (Photo | Facebook) Malayalam actor Narain, who made his mark in Tamil cinema with films such as Chithiram Pesuthadi and Anjathe, will be teaming up with Samantha for the Tamil-Telugu bilingual remake of the hit Kannada film U Turn. …
  • Sanitation worker slips into manhole in Vijayawada, dies 21 Mar 2018 01:40 VIJAYAWADA: A sanitation worker died after slipping into a manhole at H Block of Vambay Colony here on Tuesday afternoon. His body was retrieved late at night. The incident took place around 3 pm when five workers hired to clear clogs in manholes by a …
  • Budget belied all expectations, says Opposition 02 Feb 2018 05:18 The Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) on Thursday said that the State received a raw deal in the Union Budget that was presented in Parliament by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. APCC president N. Raghuveera Reddy said there was no mention of …
  • Allocations not grants, but approvals to spend money: PSUs 02 Feb 2018 01:09 VISAKHAPATNAM: Public sector units (PSUs) in Visakhapatnam have got some major allocations in the Union Budget-2018. The Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP) has got `1,400 crore, topping the bill, while `108 crore has been earmarked for the Vizag Port. However …
  • Jaggery shops mushroom at Prakasham Gunj 26 Jan 2018 05:56 Prakasham Gunj, a marketplace in the heart of the town, has been abuzz with activity as shops selling jaggery have been mushrooming everywhere. With jaggery being the main offering to Samakka-Saralakka during the biennial Medaram jatara, regular shops …
  • Another scam surfaces, Rs 1 cr swindled from accounts of eight dead pensioners  26 Jan 2018 03:57 VISAKHAPATNAM: Barely three months after Seethammadhara Sub-Treasury Office made the headlines for swindling of money to the tune of `3 crore by its officials from 12 accounts of pensioners, more skeletons have tumbled out of the closet.  The intelligence …
  • Governor showers praise on CM 25 Jan 2018 06:32 Praising the State government’s performance, Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan on Wednesday described N. Chandrababu Naidu as ‘25X8 Chief Minister’. Addressing a meeting at S.R. Puram near here, he said the government was doing everything for them and it was the …
  • A woman in a man’s world 22 Jan 2018 20:11 Kasturi Naidoo’s India connection dates back over a hundred years. Fondly known as Kass in cricketing circles, Kasturi is a young South African woman, who has been enjoying her role as a commentator in the ongoing South Africa-India cricket tour. …
  • There is improvement in quality of life, says Naidu 06 Jan 2018 05:46 “With continued emphasis on welfare, development, and good governance, my government has delivered, resulting in marked improvement in the quality of life,” Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has said. Addressing the Janmabhoomi Maa Vooru programme at …
  • CM Chandrababu Naidu’s SEZ promise in Visakhapatnam circle set to spur job market 06 Jan 2018 02:54 Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu (Photo | ANI) VISAKHAPATNAM: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu promised to set up a special economic zone (SEZ) in the Narsipatnam Circle to create employment for the youngsters of the rural areas. Addressing a …
  • Notorious property offender held 23 Dec 2017 08:46 The city police on Friday arrested a notorious property offender, who was accused in several theft cases, and 14 members of his gang. The key accused has been identified as Chukka Sreenu (43), resident of Malkapuram and a DC sheet holder of Malkapuram …
  • Human error, not brake failure led to mishap: DTC 11 Dec 2017 05:15 VISAKHAPATNAM: A day after the bus driver claimed brake failure as the reason for the accident of three school buses at Yarada hill, the Road Transport Authority (RTA) after inspecting the vehicle  ruled out brake failure and made it clear that it was a …
  • Bus pile-up: Miraculous escape for 50 students in Andha Pradesh 10 Dec 2017 03:52 VISAKHAPATNAM: Around 50 students from a private educational institution of Anakapalle were injured, two of them seriously, when three buses collided with each other at Yarada Ghat road on Saturday. The incident reportedly happened after the bus moving …
  • Bus pile-up: Miraculous escape for 50 students in AP 10 Dec 2017 02:39 VISAKHAPATNAM: Around 50 students from a private educational institution of Anakapalle were injured, two of them seriously, when three buses collided with each other at Yarada Ghat road on Saturday. The incident reportedly happened after the bus moving …
  • Over 50 students injured in collision of three buses in AP 09 Dec 2017 19:05 The bus collision in Yarada area. (Photo: ANI/Twitter) VISAKHAPATNAM: Over 50 students were injured after the three buses they were travelling in were involved in a collision today. The incident happened at Yarada under the New Port Police station …
  • M’rashtra gang busted, three arrested, one still at large 21 Nov 2017 04:00 VISAKHAPATNAM: The Grameen Vikas Bank robbery case reported from Anakapalle on November 6 in which 3.75 kg of gold was looted has turned out to be the handiwork of a four-member inter-state criminal gang from Maharashtra. The Visakhapatnam Rural Police …
  • 636 kgs of cannabis seized from Visakhapatnam 13 Nov 2017 19:19 [India], Nov 13 (ANI): The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) have seized 636 kg of cannabis from a truck in Anakapalle, a suburb of Visakhapatnam. The press note, issued by the DRI Hyderabad Zonal Unit on Monday, mentions that DRI, along with 636 …
  • Saffron party sets sights on 130 weak seats across nation 22 Sep 2017 04:51 P Muralidhara Rao at a press meet in Visakhapatnam on Thursday | Express VISAKHAPATNAM: “Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has a clear vision about its next election action plan which is aimed at bagging all the 130 Parliamentary seats which are identified as …
  • Introduce more trains, demand MPs 16 Sep 2017 06:42 Members of Parliament, who attended the Divisional Committee meeting of Waltair Division of East Coast Railway here on Friday, sought early completion of pending projects and introduction of trains sanctioned in the last budget. The MPs sought among other …
  • Assets of ganja smuggler seized after confession 14 Sep 2017 04:19 VISAKHAPATNAM: In a first, the Visakhapatnam Rural Police have seized the property of a habitual ganja trade offender after he confessed to running the illicit trade. The police seized 100 kg of ganja and arrested three smugglers, including the kingpin, …
  • Naidu promises more funds for irrigation  07 Sep 2017 04:38 GOBBURU (VISAKHAPATNAM DIST) : Saying that assured irrigation to the farm sector and resolving drinking water woes are among the priorities of the government, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday exhorted one and all to protect the depleting …
  • No landfill, more returns if you sort waste 04 Sep 2017 19:41 New Delhi: The massive volume of garbage that toppled down at Ghazipur last week had cost the East Delhi Municipal Corporation up to Rs 1,800 per tonne to be put there — paid to private contractors as tipping fee. Every day, Rs 40.8 lakh is being spent to …
  • Neck and neck in Nandyal bypoll: Andhra Pradesh 24 Aug 2017 05:47 NANDYAL/VIJAYAWADA: As the dust settled in Nandyal on Wednesday evening with the last of the voters exercising their franchise, both the ruling TDP and Opposition YSRC vied with each other to claim victory. The long-awaited bypoll witnessed an …
  • AP: Non-bailable warrant issued against HRD minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao 24 Aug 2017 01:50 Visakhapatnam: The Court of Second Metropolitan Magistrate in Anakapalle on Wednesday issued a non-bailable warrant (NBW) against HRD minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao for not appearing before the court. Ganta was charged for violation of election code during …
  • Armed men hijack container, make away with cigarettes worth Rs 4 crore 21 Aug 2017 03:47 HYDERABAD: A container truck full of cigarettes worth `4 crore was robbed by a group of armed men at Abdullapurmet in the wee hours of Sunday. The vehicle was on its way from Hyderabad to Tirupati. The robbers allegedly tied the driver’s legs and took him …
  • Visakhapatnam cops tame rowdies one selfie at a time 17 Aug 2017 04:26 VISAKHAPATNAM: In an innovative way to monitor the whereabouts of history-sheeters in rural areas, the district police have instructed beat constables to click selfies with rowdies in their jurisdiction on a daily basis. The policemen have to keep track of …
  • 5 booked for occupying Rs 80-crore MANSAS land  10 Aug 2017 03:10 H2.2L seized from the One Town joint sub-registrar’s office during an ACB raid on Wednesday | express VISAKHAPATNAM: Skeletons continue to tumble out of the Vizag land scam closet, with cases being registered against five more persons on charges of illegal …
  • AP: Man murdered by neighbours over garbage row 04 Aug 2017 08:24 Anakapalle Rural police enquiring about the incident at Sabbavaram Friday morning. (EPS) VISHAKHAPATNAM: A petty row over garbage took a drastic turn after a family of four barged into their neighbours house late on Thursday night and beat him to death …
  • Cyclonic circulation triggers rain in Godavari, Vizag districts 29 Jul 2017 04:14 Image used for representational purpose only. VISAKHAPATNAM: Even as the southwest monsoon has lost its vigour in the state, the upper air cyclonic circulation over the west-central Bay of Bengal triggered isolated rainfall in the north costal districts on …
  • Contradictory dying declarations: Proven one prevails 24 Jul 2017 03:18 HYDERABAD: Multiple/Subsequent contradictory dying declarations by a deceased will not sustain in court of law if the version as reflected in the earliest dying declaration stands corroborated by evidence of prosecution witnesses. The court will refuse …
  • TDP MLA claims innocence in record tampering case  16 Jul 2017 07:56 VISAKHAPATNAM: In response to a complaint lodged against him with the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the land record irregularities in Vizag, TDP MLA from Anakapalle Peela Govinda Satyanarayana on Saturday claimed innocence. Recently, one V Raja …
  • DRI seizes 2,629 kg marijuana worth Rs 2.62 cr in AP 10 Jul 2017 10:02 Visakhapatnam: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) yesterday seized 2,629 kgs of ganja from a lorry near Anakapalle in this district and arrested seven persons. The value of the contraband in the grey market is estimated at around Rs 2.62 crore. …
  • Two women lodge ‘land grab’ complaint against TDP MLA 08 Jul 2017 03:31 VISAKHAPATNAM: Amid allegations being levelled by opposition parties that government is trying to protect the land mafia by ordering the SIT probe, two women from the city on Friday submitted a representation to police, accusing Telegu Desam MLA P Govinda …
  • Look after slum dwellers, undertake fogging: Health Department Principal Secretary 30 Jun 2017 05:19 Principal secretary, Health, Poonam Malakondaiah interacting with the KGH officials during her visit to Dermatology ward at King George Hospital in Visakhapatnam on Thursday | Express VISAKHAPATNAM: With the change of season there are more chances for …
  • Opposition leaders make high pitch for CBI probe into land scam in Visakhapatnam 23 Jun 2017 04:08 VISAKHAPATNAM: All Opposition parties who extended their support to the YSRC all-party Maha Dharna titled ‘Save Visakhapatnam’ held at GVMC Gandhi Statue on Thursday in unison demanded that the goverment must order for a CBI probe into the land grab …
  • Opposition leaders turn up heat on government 17 Jun 2017 02:47 VISAKHAPATNAM: Cancellation of the public hearing on the land irregularities in Visakhapatnam is still a raging topic of debate for many Opposition parties. Majority of the Opposition parties criticised the government’s decision on constituting Special …
  • Nothing seems to stop road accidents in Visakhapatnam 08 Jun 2017 03:34 VISAKHAPATNAM: Despite measures and awareness on the increasing number of road accidents, the ghat roads and rural areas of the district witnessed majority of road accidents. In the last five months, as many as 185 persons died and another 592 persons were …
  • Former MLA, 20 others get lifer for murder 25 May 2017 02:45 VISAKHAPATNAM: The judgment given by the Anakapalle additional district sessions court in the decade-old murder case became a sensation on Wednesday, as the verdict convicted all the 21 out of the 24 (3 of them died during the trial) accused of murder and …
  • Traffic regulation during Mahanadu a Herculean task 24 May 2017 02:35 VISAKHAPATNAM: A major challenge lies ahead for the city police with Telugu Desam Party’s (TDP) Mahanadu round the corner. Most of the junctions, especially, Maddilapalem, Siripuram and the narrow roads leading to the venue have become a headache for the …
  • Vizag’s Anakapalle jaggery market back on even keel 17 Jan 2017 17:29 Visakhapatnam, Jan. 17:   The Jaggery market at Anakapalle in Visakhapatnam district has returned to normal two months after demonetisation, and the trade, farmers and the labour are now quite comfortable with cashless transactions. For a month after …
  • Anakapalle jaggery market back on an even keel 17 Jan 2017 15:11 Visakhapatnam, Jan. 17:   The jaggery market at Anakapalle in Visakhapatnam district, the biggest in the State, has returned to normal two months after demonetisation, and the trade, farmers and the labour are now quite comfortable with cashless …
  • Heavy rains disrupt life in Agency areas of Andhra Pradesh 14 Sep 2019 03:52 Heavy rains continue to disrupt life in the Agency areas of the district. Several roads, culverts, and bridges that connect the interior areas with the plains have been damaged. Interior mandals in Paderu, Munchingput, and G.K. Veedhi are the worst-hit. …
  • Come rains, geddas, streams and waterfalls turn into death traps 12 Sep 2019 04:54 Last week, a 17-year-old Intermediate student T. Ravi Kiran drowned in Gurrai waterfalls in Kumbidisingi Panchayat under G. Madugula Police Station limits in Visakha Agency. The incident reportedly occurred when he along with his friends had gone to the …
  • Two bridges washed away in Vizag Agency 07 Sep 2019 06:05 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Normal life was thrown out of gear in four panchayats of several Agency hamlets as two bridges were washed away following heavy rains in Hukumpeta and G Madugula mandals in Paderu division of Vizag Agency for the past …
  • 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 …
  • Three Insurgents Surrender in India’s Andhra Pradesh State - Report 29 Aug 2019 15:48 Asia & Pacific 17:07 29.08.2019Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): Police in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh have confirmed that three insurgents have surrendered following a gun-battle last week. The three men allegedly surrendered before the Deputy …
  • Union Home Minister Amit Shah lauds Andhra, Telangana for handling Naxal threat 27 Aug 2019 04:09 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday complimented Andhra Pradesh and Telangana for effectively handling the left-wing extremism. Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy attended the inter-State council meeting chaired by …
  • Gang sells abducted children to childless couples at Rs 1.2 lakh 24 Aug 2019 05:11 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The city police busted a child abduction gang following the arrest of four members, including two women. Three persons were also arrested on a charge of purchasing children. Addressing mediapersons here on Friday, …
  • Notorious child kidnappers held in Vizag 24 Aug 2019 02:44 ñThe Visakhapatnam City Police arrested four persons who were allegedly part of a notorious child-kidnapping gang on Friday. The four persons, including two women, are accused of kidnapping five children and selling them for sums ranging from ₹50,000 to ₹1 …
  • Rain subsides, Visakhapatnam limping back to normalcy 10 Aug 2019 04:41 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Agency areas, which bore the brunt of continuous rain for three days, are limping back to normalcy as rains have subsided in most parts of the district. However, roads, which were battered by rains will have to be …
  • Andhra's tribal habitations cut off for third day due to heavy rains 09 Aug 2019 04:29 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: With no let-up of heavy rain in Agency areas of Paderu division, particularly Pedabayalu, Munchingput and G Madugula mandals in Visakhapatnam district, several tribal habitations remained cut off for the third …
  • Andhra CM Jagan Reddy announces Rs 5,000 each for flood-affected families 09 Aug 2019 04:29 By Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM/SRIKAKULAM/KURNOOL: Second flood warning was issued at Gotta Barrage on Vamsadhara in Srikakulam district and at Dowleswaram Barrage on the Godavari in East Godavari district with water levels in both the …
  • GCC on retail marketing drive; releases 10 new products 01 Aug 2019 08:31 Girijan Co-operative Corporation (GCC) is on a marketing drive with focus on retail markets and has in recent times released 10 new products, according to T Baburao Naidu, the Vice-Chairman and Managing Director (MD). "Our focus is on value-addition …
  • Pilot project to check trafficking in girl children in Agency area 01 Aug 2019 07:15 The British Deputy High Commission, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, as part of its outreach initiative, has embarked on a pilot project to check the alleged trafficking in girls in the Agency area of the district. A formal meeting with the stakeholders was …
  • Woman carried 8 km on sling for delivery in Andhra Pradesh 22 Jul 2019 10:29 Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Due to lack of a motorable road for an 108 ambulance to reach Kothavalasa,  a pregnant woman had to be carried on a sling for 8 km from the tribal hamlet to Sankaram village in V Madugula mandal on July 21.   She was …
  • 195 kg cannabis seized in Visakhapatnam; 1 arrested 21 Jul 2019 15:15 The accused was arrested in a joint operation carried out by the local police and the excise officials based on a tip-off. Visakhapatnam: One person was arrested and over 195 kilograms of cannabis worth 25 lakh was seized from his car here on Sunday. …
  • Vizag: One held, 195 kg cannabis seized 21 Jul 2019 14:32 Visakhapatnam: One person was arrested and over 195 kilograms of cannabis worth 25 lakh was seized from his car here on Sunday. According to officials, the accused, identified as Prasad who hails from Telangana, was arrested in a joint operation carried …
  • Anthrax scare sends officials into a tizzy 11 Jul 2019 03:40 Health Department officials are on their toes after two suspected cases of anthrax were reported from Madagada village of Araku mandal in Visakhapatnam district. Two persons aged around 30 to 35 years from Madagada village experienced anthrax symptoms …
  • Three dead, over 25 injured as bus overturns in A.P. 09 Jul 2019 10:42 Three passengers died and over 25 were injured after the bus in which they were travelling overturned allegedly due to overspeeding on a ghat road near Vantlamamidi village under Paderu police station limits in Visakhapatnam district on July 9. However, …
  • Putting children in harm’s way 29 Jun 2019 04:34 Little kids are seen perilously perched on autorickshaws on the busy NH-16 near PM Palem as buses and trucks zoom past them. Drivers cram around 10 children in a single autorickshaw, flagrantly flouting traffic rules that allow only five children to be …
  • 25 lakh beneficiaries will be given house sites on Ugadi day 23 Jun 2019 05:36 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Deputy Chief Minister Pamula Pushpa Sreevani on Saturday said Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has been making quick moves to ensure good governance in the State. Speaking to the media here, Sreevani said 25 lakh …
  • Youth Parliament: What it means to have 64 MPs aged below 40? 01 Jun 2019 19:37 17 of the youngest MPs of the 17th Lok Sabha — from a doctor to the wife of a local politician with criminal cases, from the son of a carpenter to the grandson of a former PM. In an election where an estimated 8.2 crore first-time voters exercised their …
  • APSRTC’s OR increases by three per cent, thanks to summer holidays 01 Jun 2019 05:21 Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  With numerous wedding ceremonies and village festivals taking place this summer, there has been a huge demand for RTC bus services, including AC vehicles. This year, the RTC has seen a 3 per cent increase in the …
  • 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…
  • For these tribal persons, animals are the main lifeline 21 May 2019 03:39 Difficult hilly terrains force these people to use horses, donkeys and oxen to ferry them from one place to another and sometimes convert them into luggage-carriers. In remote tribal areas of Visakhapatnam bordering Odisha, most of them are affected by …
  • AP: Maoists threaten TDP leaders, ask them to assure release of jailed tribals 17 May 2019 01:28 [India], May 17 (ANI): CPI (Maoist) on Thursday threatened TDP leaders of dire consequences if the police did not release jailed tribal villagers. In a letter addressed to TDP minister Chintakayala Ayyanna Patrudu, Kidari, Sravan Kumar, Paderu MLA Giddu …
  • Girl dies after falling from ferris wheel in Visakhapatnam 14 May 2019 10:01 In a freak mishap, a 17-year old girl died and two others were injured after falling from a rotating ferris wheel, which was set-up at a fair in Government Junior College grounds, Paderu, in the wee hours of Tuesday. The fair was organised as a part of Sri …
  • Andhra Pradesh: 8-yr-old girl dies as ferris wheel cabin crashes 14 May 2019 09:56 [India], May 14 (ANI): A 17-year-old girl died on Tuesday in Paderu agency area in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district, when a cabin fell off a Ferris wheel. Paderu area was celebrating a tribal festival to honour the presiding tribal goddess …
  • Andhra Pradesh: 17-year-old girl dies as ferris wheel cabin crashes 14 May 2019 08:31 This mishap led to the death of Busala Bhavani and injured two other girls, who accompanied the deceased. Visakhapatnam: A 17-year-old girl died on Tuesday in Paderu agency area in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district, when a cabin fell off a Ferris …
  • 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, …
  • S.S. Rajamouli ’s a proud father 23 Apr 2019 18:58 The shooting of Aakashavani — the debut project of Rajamouli’s son Karthikeya has been progressing briskly, with over 90% of the film shot in the interiors of the Paderu region. Set in the jungle, the film apparently revolves around the theme of radio. …
  • 0 vote in 2 booths in Araku Valley 13 Apr 2019 02:55 VISAKHAPATNAM: In perhaps the first time in the poll history of the two Telugu states, two polling stations in the Agency area of Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh recorded zero voter turnout. While Maoists had given a boycott call, the extra distance that …
  • Eight H1N1 influenza cases reported in Vizag in two days 25 Mar 2019 04:42 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Swine flu has staged a comeback in the city as eight cases have been reported in the last two days. A total of 104 cases have been reported in the last three months, which worried the health officials over the spread …
  • Aakashavani will be eccentric 24 Mar 2019 19:31 Everybody knows that filmmaker Rajamouli’s son Karthikeya has turned producer for the upcoming Telugu film, Aakashavani. Apparently, they’re already halfway through the shooting and its current schedule is being shot in a dense forest near Paderu, where an …
  • Furniture set on fire outside YSRCP's Vizag office after party denies ticket to MLA 24 Mar 2019 00:09 [India], Mar 24 (ANI): A faction of YSRCP cadre in Paderu in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district on Saturday set furniture of the party's office on fire after Visweswar Raju was denied an MLA ticket. Raju was anticipating a ticket from Paderu …
  • 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 …
  • App to enable voters to know queue status 22 Mar 2019 04:23 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Gopal Krishna Dwivedi has launched a mobile application MyVoteQ for voters to know about the number of voters in the queue and plan their visit to the polling station for casting their vote. …
  • Lok Sabha polls: Bahujan Samaj Party reluctant to support Jana Sena 21 Mar 2019 23:14 KAKINADA: Bahujan Samaj Party leaders are reluctant to give support to the Jana Sena upset that its partner did not allocate seats to the BSP where the party was hoping to win big. They also claimed that Jana Sena might not even get their deposits back in …
  • Old rivals to lock horns again in 7 assembly seats 21 Mar 2019 09:04 VISAKHAPATNAM: Seven of the total 15 assembly constituencies in Visakhapatnam district are going to witness a keen fight in 2019 elections among the old rivals of TDP, YSRC and Jana Sena, who had contested in the 2014 elections. While the YSRC has changed …
  • Congress leadership in AP out to liquidate party to help YSRC: Vyricherla 21 Mar 2019 06:01 By Express News Service Vyricherla Kishore Chandra Deo, six-time MP and former Union minister for Tribal Affairs, who resigned from the Congress and  joined the TDP a few weeks before the general elections, is now contesting as a TDP nominee in Araku …
  • Financial capital of Andhra has it all, stars and old war horses 20 Mar 2019 04:37 Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Post-bifurcation, Visakhapatnam district has emerged as the financial and tourism capital of the State. With 15 Assembly and three Lok Sabha seats, the verdict given by the people of Visakhapatnam district will have a …
  • 2 tribals ‘mistaken’ for Maoists gunned down in Vizag Agency 17 Mar 2019 04:29 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: A special police team combing the forest area allegedly gunned down two tribals, when they went into the interior forest area on information about the presence of Maoists there, leading to protests by the family …
  • Hyderabad: Ganesh Idol maker becomes drug peddler, held 17 Mar 2019 00:16 Hyderabad: An idol maker in the city was arrested for smuggling ganja by the West Zone Commissioner’s Task Force on Friday after they seized 11.5 kilograms of contraband from his possession. The accused identified as 32-year-old Tuljaram Singh, is a …
  • Doubts over 2 encounter deaths in Visakhapatnam 16 Mar 2019 20:52 Visakhapatnam: Confusion prevails over the death of two persons in an encounter with the police late on Friday near Paderu in Visakhapatnam district. While locals claim that the two were villagers and were in the forest for poaching, Rural SP A. Babujee …
  • AP: Tribal union stages protest against killing of naxals 16 Mar 2019 18:29 [India], Mar 16 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Tribal Union (APTU) staged a protest in front of Sub Collector Office in Paderu here demanding a magisterial inquiry into the alleged encounter of two armed naxals. They further demanded immediate suspension of the …
  • Hyderabad: Idol-maker arrested for peddling Ganja 15 Mar 2019 20:50 Hyderabad: The Commissioner's Task Force, West Zone, on Friday arrested a man for smuggling ganja and seized 11.5 kilograms of contraband his possession. The accused, 32-year-old Tuljaram Singh, is a resident of Upper Dhoolpet and his main occupation …
  • Nara Lokesh gets Mangalagiri; KE Krishna Murthy, Paritala Sunitha make way for heirs 15 Mar 2019 07:34 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: TDP president and Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday night cleared the party’s candidates for 126 of 175 Assembly seats. He okayed the candidature of most of the sitting MLAs as there was not much …
  • Jana Sena releases the first list of candidates for Lok Sabha and Assembly constituencies 14 Mar 2019 14:54 Jana Sena Party (JSP) has released the first list of candidates for four Lok Sabha (LS) and 32 Assembly constituencies a few hours before the party's formation day celebrations began at Rajahmundry on Thursday. ONGC former executive director D.M.R. …
  • Janasena MLA Candidate List 2019 14 Mar 2019 13:09 VIJAYAWADA: Actor-turned-politician and Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan released party's first list of candidates for upcoming Lok Sabha and Andhra assembly elections. Pawan released the list of four parliamentary and 32 assembly constituencies on the …
  • AP: Jana Sena Party releases first list of candidates for Lok Sabha and Assembly elections 14 Mar 2019 09:27 [India], March 14 (ANI): Janasena Chief Pawan Kalyan on Wednesday announced the first list of candidates contesting from Jana Sena Party (JSP) for upcoming Assembly and Lok Sabha elections. JSP is the first party to announce the list of candidates for Lok …
  • Jana Sena announces first list of candidates 14 Mar 2019 07:19 Amaravati, March 14 (IANS) Actor Pawan Kalyan’s Jana Sena, which is making its debut in electoral politics of Andhra Pradesh, on Thursday announced its first list of candidates for the Lok Sabha and Assembly elections. The party declared candidates for two …
  • Jana Sena Candidate List 2019 14 Mar 2019 05:58 VIJAYAWADA: Actor turned politician Pawan Kalyan released the first list of candidates for upcoming Lok Sabha and Andhra assembly elections. Janasena chief released the list of four parliamentary and 32 assembly constituencies on its formation day. The …
  • Poll effect? Liquor sales in Vizag up by Rs 50 crore 11 Mar 2019 06:00 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Come elections and liquor flows like water. This is evident from the statistics. Liquor and beer sales in the district increased in the last one month. From February 1 to March 10, liquor and beer sales at wine shops …
  • Araku team walks away with top honours 19 Feb 2019 02:54 Around 100 teams from the tribal mandals of Araku, Dumbriguda and Anantagiri participated in the Yuvaho Mega Volleyball Tournament, being organised by the District Police, as part of community policing, at Dumbriguda village during the past two days. In …
  • Maoist Protest Week: Cops beef up security in Andhra-Odisha Border 29 Jan 2019 04:41 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Security was beefed up in Andhra-Odisha Border (AOB), cut-off area and other agency areas as the banned CPI (Maoist) party gave a call for protest week from January 25. Higher police officials directed all the range…
  • Remark on secret pact between TD and Jana Sena draws flak 23 Jan 2019 21:43 Vijayawada: Telugu Desam leader and Rajya Sabha MP T.G. Venkatesh’s comment regarding a pact between the TD and the Jana Sena, who are rivals otherwise, created a flutter on Wednesday. There were angry reactions from both TD president and Chief Minister N. …
  • Valley turns into myriad of colours... 20 Jan 2019 03:48 Araku (Visakhapatnam): The Araku Valley, normally the haunt of tourists looking for a weekend getaway, boasted of a riot of colour as the second edition of the Araku Hot Air Balloon Festival got underway here on Friday. Capturing the 360-degree view of the …
  • Cold wave sweeps coastal areas; Lambasingi shivers at 1.50 Celsius 02 Jan 2019 06:52 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Many districts across Coastal Andhra Pradesh have been experiencing cold wave conditions this winter like never before giving a  new experience to the people. Severe cold wave conditions prevailed at  isolated places …
  • Discovering the wonders of AP on bicycles 13 Dec 2018 05:49 In a bid to explore the Sunrise State and discover its hidden beauty, 20 cyclists from across the country embarked on a three week-long ‘Tour de Heritage’. The cyclists, who were flagged off amidst much fanfare by AP CM Chandrababu Naidu in Vijayawada last …
  • Natural farming: Manipur, Nagaland to emulate State 17 Nov 2018 15:03 The zero budget natural farming (ZBNF) system which has got an encouraging response from the tribal farmers of Visakhapatnam is all set to be implemented in Manipur and Nagaland. A nine-member delegation from Imphal, the capital city of Manipur, which has …
  • Cabinet expansion likely on November 11; Farooq, Kidari’s son may get berths 10 Nov 2018 04:54 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The much-talked-about Cabinet expansion is all set to take place on November 11 as Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu is learnt to have decided to give representation to minorities and STs in the Council of Ministers. …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Decline of Maoists in Araku gives rise to ganja cultivation 02 Nov 2018 16:35 Ganja seizure by Visakhapatnam Rural Police and Excise Department. (Express Photo) The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on Saturday seized 720 kgs of ganja worth nearly Rs 2 crores on the outskirts of Hyderabad from a truck coming from Araku in …
  • Two separate road mishaps claim 11 lives in East Godavari, Visakhapatnam 23 Oct 2018 04:02 By Express News Service KAKINADA/VISAKHAPATNAM: Eleven persons were killed in two separate road mishaps in East Godavari and Visakhapatnam districts on Monday. In the first mishap that took place at Chebrolu village in Gollaprolu Mandal near Pithapuram …
  • Live Breaking News, Latest News Updates of October 17: Protesters attack TV journalist Pooja Prasanna's car 17 Oct 2018 12:32 Live Breaking News, Latest News Updates of October 17 Daily dose of news plays very important role in our daily life. For some people, the morning is incomplete without knowing about what's happening across the world. Some digital-savvy people have a …
  • Araku MLA Kidari Sarveswara Rao was keen on welfare and of tribals: Nara Lokesh 11 Oct 2018 05:57 VISAKHAPATNAM: “In a span of two and a half years, Araku Valley MLA Kidari Sarveswara Rao had successfully got sanction of around Rs 400 crore worth development projects for his constituency from the Panchayath Raj (PR) & Rural Development (RD) …
  • Maoist group threaten TDP leader, want her to fight against bauxite excavation 10 Oct 2018 09:48 Amravati: The Maoist central committee, in a letter, has threatened to kill Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Paderu, Giddi Eswari. In the letter, the Maoists group explained the reason behind the killing of Araku MLA …
  • Maoist group threaten TDP leader, want her to tackle bauxite excavation 10 Oct 2018 09:04 In a letter, the Maoist central committee sent Giddi Eswari death threats if she did not fight against bauxite excavation and pay up. Amravati: The Maoist central committee, in a letter, has threatened to kill Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Member of Legislative …
  • TDP leader Giddi Eswari gets death threat from Maoists group 10 Oct 2018 06:09 By ANI AMRAVATI: The Maoist's central committee, in a letter has threatened to kill Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Paderu, Giddi Eswari. In the letter, the Maoists group explained the reason behind the killing of …
  • TDP leader gets death threat from Maoists group 10 Oct 2018 04:38 [India], Oct 10 (ANI): The Maoists central committee, in a letter has threatened to kill Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Paderu, Giddi Eswari. In the letter, the Maoists group explained the reason behind the killing of …
  • Andhra CM visits families of slain TDP leaders 28 Sep 2018 19:27 VISAKHAPATNAM: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu Friday visited the homes of two TDP leaders, gunned down by Maoists at Lippitiputta village when they went to take part in a "grama darsini" (village visit) programme on September …
  • Video Shows Maoists Running Away After Shooting Dead Andhra Lawmaker 25 Sep 2018 13:03 The video shows Maoists running away from the spot after shooting the lawmaker dead Hyderabad: 48 hours after an Andhra Pradesh lawmaker and a ruling Telugu Desam Party leader were shot dead by Maoists in Visakhapatnam district, NDTV has accessed two small …
  • Maoist attack: SI suspended, probe ordered in ‘security lapse’ 25 Sep 2018 00:13 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: A day after the rural police of Visakhapatnam claimed that Araku TDP MLA K Sarveswara Rao, shot dead by the Maoists in Dumbriguda mandal, didn’t inform them of his scheduled visit to the village for Gramadarshini …
  • Maoist attack: Security blanket for funeral of MLA Kidari Sarveswara Rao and ex-MLA  25 Sep 2018 00:13 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Hundreds of tribals, supporters and party workers of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) attended the last rites of TDP Araku MLA Kidari Sarveswara Rao, who was shot dead by Maoists during his visit to Tottangi Panchayat of …
  • Andhra attack: Police seek info on three Maoists 24 Sep 2018 21:36 Kidari Sarveswara Rao and Siveri Soma were travelling together to attend a party meeting. A day after Araku TDP MLA Kidari Sarveswara Rao and former TDP legislator Siveri Soma were shot dead by Maoists, police on Monday released a statement, seeking …
  • Andhra Pradesh police identifies three main assailants in TDP leaders' killing 24 Sep 2018 19:55 By PTI VISAKHAPATNAM: Andhra Pradesh Police Monday claimed to have identified three main assailants in the killing of two TDP leaders, including an MLA, in the attack by CPI (Maoist) and launched a massive hunt for them. Police zeroed in on the three based …
  • Massive anti-Maoist operations launched on Andhra-Odisha border 24 Sep 2018 07:12 Visakhapatnam, Sep 24 (IANS) A day after Maoists gunned down a sitting MLA and a former legislator, personnel of the elite Greyhounds anti-Maoist force and the CRPF launched a massive combing operation in the tribal areas of Visakhapatnam district on …
  • Ten new Excise check-posts coming in Agency areas to rein in ganja smuggling 27 Aug 2018 02:31 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: In an attempt to curb ganja smuggling, the Prohibition & Excise Department will set up 10 check-posts in North Coastal Andhra Agency areas — Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram and East Godavari districts. An amount of Rs …
  • The inside dope on why a village in Andhra Pradesh is flying high 25 Aug 2018 02:40 Paderu (Andhra Pradesh): Here's the dope on a big business: Nearly 1,000 villages devote 10,000 acres to a plant used to make a product that commands a price of Rs 40,000 per kg in major urban markets. The plant is cannabis. The place is Paderu, Andhra …
  • Material evidence fails to reach court 25 Aug 2018 01:50 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The Judge of the Special Court, constituted to handle SC/ST Atrocities Act in Visakhapatnam, who is hearing the Vakapalle gang rape case was surprised as the material evidence failed to reach the court. The …
  • Naidu bats for development of tribal areas in Andhra 19 Aug 2018 10:56 Visakhapatnam : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday announced the sanction of Rs 2,564 crore for development of tribal pockets in the state. He also announced a new pension scheme, under which tribal folk above the age of 50 …
  • Naidu bats for development of tribal areas in Andhra 09 Aug 2018 18:29 [India], Aug 09 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday announced the sanction of Rs 2,564 crore for development of tribal pockets in the state. He also announced a new pension scheme, under which tribal folk above the age of …
  • Andhra Pradesh: ‘Adivasi Day’ today, but no end in sight for the struggles of tribals 09 Aug 2018 00:39 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: While the State government claims it has done a lot for the welfare of tribals and is all set to celebrate ‘Aadivasi Day’ as State festival on Thursday, these people in the Visakhapatnam Agency lead a miserable life …
  • No Medicare, no roads; ailing tribals in Vizag Agency turn to faith healers for cure 07 Aug 2018 01:15 By Harish Gilai VISAKHAPATNAM: It was around 8 am on Saturday. It just stopped drizzling. The rain-drenched lush green hills of Paderu Agency gleamed in the gentle morning sunlight. Locals, most of them tribals from PVTG (Particularly Vulnerable Tribal …
  • Andhra approves host of policies for employment, agrarian crisis 02 Aug 2018 17:37 [India], August 02 (ANI): The Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday held a state cabinet meeting and approved a slew of policies. It also took decisions on various projects to generate employment and tackle the agrarian crisis. In the meeting, the state …
  • Rain disrupts normal life in North Andhra 22 Jul 2018 00:05 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  Heavy rainfall in parts of North Andhra disrupted normal life. With a number of streams overflowing, many interior tribal villages and hamlets have lost connection with the mandal headquarters. A number of villages …
  • Locals at Araku valley help reach out to tribal women, ensure zero maternal deaths in last two years 04 Jul 2018 06:49 The Asara Tribal Health programme has in last six years reached out to at least 49,000 pregnant women across 181 habitations. (Express Photo by Anuradha Mascarenhas)  When 29-year-old Bariki Pramila learnt that Champawati, a tribal woman from Boduguda …
  • Rain recharges groundwater levels in Andhra Pradesh 11 Jun 2018 01:38 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:Timely monsoon in the State has not only brought cheers on the faces of the farmers, but also gave relief to the Groundwater Department staff, who are happy with the improvement of groundwater levels across the State …
  • 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 …
  • Info revolution in the offing 16 May 2018 03:08 Andhra Pradesh will reach a major milestone in taking the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) closer to the tribals with GiriNet. The government has chalked out plans to provide Internet, TV and telephone facilities in all gram panchayats of …
  • Amplyx Pharmaceuticals Demonstrates APX001 has Potent Activity Against Deadly Multidrug-Resistant Candida Species 30 Apr 2018 18:28 SAN DIEGO, April 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Amplyx Pharmaceuticals, a company developing first-in-class products for life-threatening infections, today announced that preclinical data demonstrating that APX001 has potent activity against deadly …
  • Panic grips as seven more anthrax cases surface in Chintapalli mandal 26 Apr 2018 02:22 In all 13 tribal persons were referred from Chintapalli area hospital to King George Hospital. | EPS VISAKHAPATNAM: Another four cutaneous anthrax cases have been reported from Ganjigadda village in Chintapalli mandal and another three suspected cutaneous …
  • Solar Energy co: Friends find light at the end of tunnel 20 Apr 2018 20:53 Hyderabad: Inspired by the Norse god of sun, wealth and prosperity – Freyr, this Hyderabad-based startup literally harnesses the power of the sun to electrify business establishments as well as homes in urban and rural areas in a sustainable manner. Freyr …
  • It’s gloom and doom in Vizag 09 Apr 2018 09:01 A bleak scenario stares at mango growers in Visakhapatnam district as a majority of the mango-growing areas fail to produce expected harvest post the flowering stage. Normally, mangoes flood the market by this time. However, owing to low fruit set, local …
  • 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 …
  • AP govt. to provide feeder ambulances to remote areas 06 Mar 2018 22:34 [India], Mar. 07 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh government has taken up an initiative to provide feeder ambulances to remote areas of the state that do not have proper road connectivity. Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, state's health minister Kamineni …
  • 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 …
  • The long fight for justice: on the Vakapalli incident 21 Jan 2018 05:46 About 10 years ago, Vakapalli, a nondescript village in Nurmati Panchayat in G. Madugula mandal of Visakha Agency, would not have even figured in the Google Map, let alone it be known to a common man or to an official in the revenue department of the …
  • Police action against advocate flayed 30 Dec 2017 04:23 VISAKHAPATNAM: The Human Rights Forum (HRF) and several functionaries of women’s and civil rights organisations have deplored the action of police against Rajamahendravaram senior advocate P Trinadha Rao whom the tribal women victims of the Vakapalli gang- …
  • Jagan Mohan Reddy's close aide joins TDP 30 Nov 2017 23:37 [India], December 1 (ANI): Former YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) MLA B Gurunath Reddy joined Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in the presence of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu at his residence in Amaravati. Gurunath, a close aide of YSRCP chief …
  • YSRCP Paderu MLA Giddi Eswari joins TDP 27 Nov 2017 08:29 [India], Nov 27 (ANI): In a major setback for the YSR Congress Party, one of their Members of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Giddi Eswari on Monday joined the Telugu Desam Party (TDP). Giddi Eswari, who is a MLA from the Paderu constituency, joined the TDP in …
  • Paderu court summons 13 cops, further trial in Vizag  15 Sep 2017 06:19 VISAKHAPATNAM: After the Supreme Court ordered that trials be expedited and concluded within six months in the case of alleged gang-rape of 11 women of  Kondh tribe, a particularly vulnerable tribal group, at Vakapalle village of Vishakapatnam Agency, the …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Cannabis worth Rs 1 cr seized in Vizag 09 Sep 2019 19:07 Visakhapatnam: The Prohibition and Excise Department on Monday seized over 800 kg of cannabis, valued at Rs 1 crore, from a truck in Narsipatnam town of Visakhapatnam district. The driver of the Odisha-registered vehicle was arrested, Excise Inspector …
  • Train Engine Gets Detached, Runs Without Coaches For 10 Km In Andhra Pradesh 20 Aug 2019 08:20 The engine belonged to Visakha Express that operates between Bhubaneshwar to Secunderabad. Visakhapatnam: A train's engine got detached from its coaches in Andhra Pradesh on Monday and ran for at least 10 km before stopping. The coaches with passengers …
  • Centre shunts out AP cadre Indian Forest Service officer Kallol Biswas 02 Aug 2019 00:42 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   The Centre has issued the compulsory retirement order to Andhra Pradesh cadre Indian Forest Service officer Kallol Biswas. A communique in this regard has been received by the State government.  Confirming this to TNIE, a …
  • Srikakulam: Ten injured in road accident 20 Jun 2019 14:05 Category: Andhra Pradesh Posted by Shameen Published: Jun 20, 2019, 4:39 pm IST Updated: Jun 20, 2019, 4:39 pm IST Srikakulam: Ten people were injured after the van they were travelling in lost control and fell in a canal near Ravichandran village, …
  • APSRTC’s OR increases by three per cent, thanks to summer holidays 01 Jun 2019 05:21 Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  With numerous wedding ceremonies and village festivals taking place this summer, there has been a huge demand for RTC bus services, including AC vehicles. This year, the RTC has seen a 3 per cent increase in the …
  • 150 Kg Ganja Seized In Andhra Pradesh's Krishna District, 2 Arrested 28 May 2019 10:45 The Nandivada police registered a case and the vehicle along with the seized contraband. Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh: The Krishna district police Monday seized 150 kg ganja, worth Rs 20 lakh, and arrested two person while they were allegedly smuggling …
  • Vijayawada: Rs 2.2-crore ganja seized from cargo truck 27 May 2019 07:39 Vijayawada: Acting on a tip-off, officers of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, Vijayawada, intercepted a cargo vehicle on Friday and seized 1,137.30kg of ganja valued at Rs 2.27 crore that was being transported illegally. The massive quantity of …
  • 1,137 kg of ganja worth Rs 2.27 crore seized 27 May 2019 03:10 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Two weeks after the State police busted a ganja racket in Narsipatnman and seized the illegal drug worth Rs 2.5 crore, the Vijayawada unit of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) nabbed a gang red-handed which was …
  • DRI seizes cannabis worth over Rs 2 cr, arrests one 26 May 2019 08:02 Category: India Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: May 26, 2019, 1:15 pm IST Updated: May 26, 2019, 1:15 pm IST Vijayawada: Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Vijayawada, on Sunday said it has arrested a man and seized 1137.30 kg of cannabis worth …
  • 690 kg ganja seized, 2 held 18 May 2019 04:19 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The rural police on Friday seized 690 kg of dry ganja at Balgattam junction check-post under Narsipatnam (Town) police station limits in Visakhapatnam district. The  load is being shifted to Delhi, where it would cost …
  • 2 held with 690 kg cannabis in Visakhapatnam 17 May 2019 18:58 [India], May 17 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Police held two people and seized 690 kg of cannabis from their vehicle at a check post near Narsipatnam town in Visakhapatnam district on Friday. The accused, identified as Ashok Kumar Mourya (27) and Mohan Kishore …
  • Andhra Pradesh: 2500 kg cannabis seized in Visakhapatnam, 2 arrested 14 May 2019 03:25 [India], May 14 (ANI): The police on Monday seized 2500 kilogram cannabis from a truck in Visakhapatnam district. Two persons including the driver were arrested by Narsipatnam Police. Last month, in a similar incident the police had seized 580 kg of …
  • 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 …
  • Former MLA, YSRCP leader Mutyala Papa joins TDP 29 Mar 2019 14:28 [India], Mar 29 (ANI): Former MLA from Narsipatnam and YSRCP leader, Mutyala Papa along with her husband Peda Babu and other followers on Friday joined the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in the presence of party president and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. …
  • Eight H1N1 influenza cases reported in Vizag in two days 25 Mar 2019 04:42 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Swine flu has staged a comeback in the city as eight cases have been reported in the last two days. A total of 104 cases have been reported in the last three months, which worried the health officials over the spread …
  • Voting for YSRCP is like 'writing your own death warrant': Andhra CM 23 Mar 2019 05:42 Naidu said, 'LS polls decide future of the state. People should vote for TDP for better future and development of the state.' Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday urged people to not vote for the YSR Congress …
  • 'Voting for YSRCP is like writing one's own death warrant' 22 Mar 2019 23:37 [India], Mar 23 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday urged people to not vote for the YSR Congress Party in the impending elections, stating that backing them would be like "writing your own death warrant." …
  • Old rivals to lock horns again in 7 assembly seats 21 Mar 2019 09:04 VISAKHAPATNAM: Seven of the total 15 assembly constituencies in Visakhapatnam district are going to witness a keen fight in 2019 elections among the old rivals of TDP, YSRC and Jana Sena, who had contested in the 2014 elections. While the YSRC has changed …
  • Financial capital of Andhra has it all, stars and old war horses 20 Mar 2019 04:37 Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Post-bifurcation, Visakhapatnam district has emerged as the financial and tourism capital of the State. With 15 Assembly and three Lok Sabha seats, the verdict given by the people of Visakhapatnam district will have a …
  • Will scrap Janmabhoomi panels: Jagan 18 Mar 2019 14:32 YSR Congress Party president Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Sunday said the Janmabhoomi committees constituted by the TDP government would be disbanded right on the first day of his party forming the government if they were given an opportunity to serve the …
  • 'Elections a fight between dharma and adharma' 18 Mar 2019 10:49 VISAKHAPATNAM: YSRC president Y S Jaganmohan Reddy on Sunday launched the party’s poll campaign from Narsipatnam in Visakhapatnam district. Elections to AP assembly and Parliament are not a fight between two parties, but between ‘dharma’ and ‘adharma’, …
  • YSRC chief Jagan vows to solve people’s problems 18 Mar 2019 05:09 By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM / VISAKHAPATNAM / EAST GODAVARI: Opposition Leader and YSRC chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy hit the campaign trail on Sunday, addressing impressive gatherings at three places in the State. In all the meetings, Jagan …
  • AP polls: YSRCP releases candidates' names 17 Mar 2019 07:09 AMARAVATI: Jagan Mohan Reddy-lead YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) on Sunday released candidates' names for all the 175 assembly constituencies and 15 Loksabha constituencies. Party supremo Jaganmohan Reddy will announce the names for Anakapalle Lok Sabha …
  • 2 tribals ‘mistaken’ for Maoists gunned down in Vizag Agency 17 Mar 2019 04:29 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: A special police team combing the forest area allegedly gunned down two tribals, when they went into the interior forest area on information about the presence of Maoists there, leading to protests by the family …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • All eyes on Bheemili as Naidu set to pick Vizag dist candidates today 07 Mar 2019 04:55 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: As Chief Minister and TDP supremo N Chandrababu Naidu will undertake an exercise on Thursday to select party nominees for the coming general elections in Visakhapatnam district at a review meeting in Amaravati even as …
  • 3.85L applications in Vizag in 6 days, officials warn of action against mischievous applicants   04 Mar 2019 05:29 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: As more than 3.85 lakh applications were filed in just 5-6 days for addition, deletion, correction and other changes in the voters’ list, the district election officials suspect foul play by some mischievous elements …
  • Two peddlers from Visakhapatnam held with 106 kg of ganja 20 Feb 2019 04:56 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Two youngsters, including an Intermediate student from Vizag, were nabbed by the Malkajgiri Special Operations Team on Tuesday on charges of illegal possession and transportation of ganja. The sleuths seized 106 kg of …
  • Hyderabad: SOT police nabs Marijuana peddlers, seizes 106 kgs of drugs 19 Feb 2019 16:44 [India], Feb 19 (ANI): Special Operations Team (SOT) Police, on Monday, nabbed two Marijuana peddlers and seized 106 kilograms of the drugs from them. According to SOT police, Malkajgiri team, the sleuths of Special Operations Team, Malkajgiri Zone along …
  • 100 kg ganja coming in from Visakhapatnam seized in Hyderabad, two youths arrested 23 Jan 2019 05:40 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Over 100kg of ganja -- coming into the State from Vizag, Andhra Pradesh -- was seized by the Telangana State Prohibition and Excise department Enforcement teams on Tuesday. Two accused were arrested and several buyers in …
  • 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 …
  • Discovering the wonders of AP on bicycles 13 Dec 2018 05:49 In a bid to explore the Sunrise State and discover its hidden beauty, 20 cyclists from across the country embarked on a three week-long ‘Tour de Heritage’. The cyclists, who were flagged off amidst much fanfare by AP CM Chandrababu Naidu in Vijayawada last …
  • Contraversial video: Minister Ayyanna’s brother files police plaint 28 Nov 2018 05:41 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: As a video clip having Ch Sanyasi Patrudu (known as Jameelu),  the brother of Roads and Buildings minister Ch Ayyanna Patrudu from Narsipatnam constituency along with some YSRCP leaders and a few Maoist sympathisers …
  • Development of Girijans will be prime focus: new SP 03 Nov 2018 05:14 Development of Girijans by implementing all government schemes will be the prime focus of the police, said Attada Babujee, Superintendent of Police, Visakhapatnam district, here on Friday. He was addressing the media after taking charge as the new SP from …
  • 9 inter-state smugglers arrested, 650 kg ganja worth Rs 1 cr seized 01 Oct 2018 01:18 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: In a major catch in recent times, the Task Force Wing of Excise & Prohibition department arrested nine inter-state smugglers from whom  650 kg of ganja was seized at Narsipatnam on Sunday. It was being transported …
  • Ten new Excise check-posts coming in Agency areas to rein in ganja smuggling 27 Aug 2018 02:31 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: In an attempt to curb ganja smuggling, the Prohibition & Excise Department will set up 10 check-posts in North Coastal Andhra Agency areas — Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram and East Godavari districts. An amount of Rs …
  • Vizag: 1125 endangered tortoises species seized, 3 arrested 05 Aug 2018 15:23 [India], August 05 (ANI): The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized 1125 Indian Star tortoises from Vizag railway station and arrested three people who were illegally transporting the tortoises. The DRI officials handed over the seized tortoises …
  • Bharat Dynamics spending heavily on CSR in AP, Telangana: CMD 11 Jul 2018 13:25 Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL), a PSU under the Union Ministry of Defence, at present having two units in Telangana and one in Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, is spending heavily on several projects under corporate social responsibility in the two Telugu …
  • Pregnant woman carried for 6 km as ambulance fails to reach Andhra village 10 Jun 2018 03:16 Visakhapatnam: A pregnant woman was carried to a primary health centre by locals who hurriedly assembled a makeshift stretcher using bedsheets and bamboos. The locals walked over six km from Anuku village to Gottivada panchayat, where they found an …
  • Addasaram farmers allege land grab bid 23 May 2018 05:55 Joint Collector G. Srijana attended a gram sabha in Addasaram village in Rolugunta mandal to assess the problem of alleged land grabbing in the village on Wednesday, based on a complaint filed by PS Ajay Kumar, Co-Convenor of Swaraj Abiyan, and farmers. …
  • 1394kg cannabis worth seized in Vijayawada 25 Apr 2018 00:26 [India], April 25 (ANI): The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized 1,394 kilograms of cannabis worth Rs 2,09,14,800 here on Tuesday. Based on specific intelligence that prohibited narcotic drugs were being illegally transported, officers from …
  • 1,394 kg ganja worth Rs 2 crore seized, two arrested 24 Apr 2018 23:47 Image for representational purpose only VIJAYAWADA: Sleuths of the Director of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized 1,394 KG of ganja worth 2 crore near Benz Circle here on Tuesday evening. Two persons were arrested in connection with the incident. Based on a …
  • Vizianagaram JC II booked in DA case 19 Apr 2018 05:27 ACB sleuths on Wednesday raided the properties of Vizianagaram Joint Collector II Kakarla Nageswara Rao and unearthed assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. Searches were conducted at 10 places, including those of his friends and family …
  • Depressed over failure in Intermediate examination, two students end life in Andhra Pradesh 15 Apr 2018 02:22 VISAKHAPATNAM: Depressed over failure in Intermediate examination, two students have ended their lives in the district. The deceased have been identified as S Suresh Kumar, the senior Intermediate student and a resident of Sivalayam street at Chodavaram …
  • It’s gloom and doom in Vizag 09 Apr 2018 09:01 A bleak scenario stares at mango growers in Visakhapatnam district as a majority of the mango-growing areas fail to produce expected harvest post the flowering stage. Normally, mangoes flood the market by this time. However, owing to low fruit set, local …
  • Illegal assets worth Rs 70 crore seized from three officials in a single day  04 Mar 2018 00:41 VISAKHAPATNAM: In a major catch, the sleuths of Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) raided the properties two mandal cluster village revenue officers (VROs) and a chainman of town planning department of Zone-III of the Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation …
  • There is improvement in quality of life, says Naidu 06 Jan 2018 05:46 “With continued emphasis on welfare, development, and good governance, my government has delivered, resulting in marked improvement in the quality of life,” Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has said. Addressing the Janmabhoomi Maa Vooru programme at …
  • CM Chandrababu Naidu’s SEZ promise in Visakhapatnam circle set to spur job market 06 Jan 2018 02:54 Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu (Photo | ANI) VISAKHAPATNAM: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu promised to set up a special economic zone (SEZ) in the Narsipatnam Circle to create employment for the youngsters of the rural areas. Addressing a …
  • Car belonging to Roads and Buildings Minister ’s brother bugged 31 Oct 2017 06:02 VISAKHAPATNAM: A spying bug has been found in the vehicle of Narsipatnam municipality vice-chairman Ch Sanyasi Patrudu, the younger brother of Roads and Buildings Minister Ch Ayyanna Patrudu, sending the family previously targeted by Maoists into a tizzy.  …
  • 3 waterfalls in Agency to be made tourist getaways 09 Oct 2017 03:30 VISAKHAPATNAM: With the tourism season on the threshold, the Tourism authorities have decided to give a facelift to three waterfalls in Visakhapatnam Agency. Dharmatham in Golugonda mandal, Sarugudu in Nathavaram mandal and Tadiguda waterfall in …
  • Sarojini Devi Eye Hospital botch up: Kin of victims demand compensation 04 Sep 2017 03:59 Family members of victims who lost vision in one eye after cataract surgery at SD Eye Hospital stage a protest near Secretariat on Sunday | sayantan Ghosh HYDERABAD: Distressed family members of patients who lost vision in one eye after undergoing cataract …
  • Visakhapatnam cops tame rowdies one selfie at a time 17 Aug 2017 04:26 VISAKHAPATNAM: In an innovative way to monitor the whereabouts of history-sheeters in rural areas, the district police have instructed beat constables to click selfies with rowdies in their jurisdiction on a daily basis. The policemen have to keep track of …
  • Vizag land scam: ‘Part of ashram land occupied illegally’ 09 Aug 2017 04:37 Roads and Buildings Minister Ch Ayyanna Patrudu VISAKHAPATNAM: Roads and Building Minister Ch Ayyanna Patrudu who went at the land scam in Vizag hammer and tongs was at it again on Tuesday. Revealing about the illegal acquisition of around 4 acres in his …
  • From Bigg Boss set to SIT & back: All in a day’s work for Mumaith 28 Jul 2017 05:09 HYDERABAD: Actress-dancer Mumaith Khan faced questions for six and a half hours from the special investigation team of prohibition and excise department here on Thursday, the eighth day of questioning in connection with investigation into the drug racket. …
  • 15 passengers injured as RTC bus overturns on highway, traffic disrupted 18 Jul 2017 07:12 An RTC bus that overturned near Port Hospital Junction on NH-16 on Monday | Express VISAKHAPATNAM: Fifteen passengers, including a senior citizen, sustained injuries after a speeding RTC bus overturned near Port Hospital Junction on NH-16 on Monday …
  • 16 injured as RTC bus overturns on NH-16 in Vizag 17 Jul 2017 11:04 Vehicular movement was disrupted between Birla Junction and IV- Town police station due to the accident. | Express Photo Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Sixteen passengers on board sustained injuries after an RTC bus overturned near Port Hospital Junction in …
  • Varma takes charge as Srikakulam SP 27 Jun 2017 03:16 Curbing road mishap is my priority, says Srikakulam SP CM Trivikrama Varma SRIKAKULAM: CM CM Trivikrama Varma assumed the office of Srikaluam superintendent of police on Monday morning. After taking the charge Varma, who earlier has worked as Prakasam SP, …
  • 3 more bars to come up in Narsipatnam, Yelamanchili  25 Jun 2017 05:12 Image for representational purpose only. VISAKHAPATNAM: After the new liquor policy was announced by the state government, the excise authorities of Visakhapatnam district have accorded permission for three more bars in rural areas. The officials appealed …
  • Very heavy rain, thunderstorm likely in coastal AP today 17 Jun 2017 02:47 A roadside vendor selling colourful umbrellas near Andhra University campus in Visakhapatnam on Friday | Express VISAKHAPATNAM :The southwest monsoon became vigorous over Rayalaseema, but remained active over coastal Andhra Pradesh on Friday. Heavy rain …
  • Most wanted among four ganja smugglers arrested 12 Jun 2017 01:19 VISAKHAPATNAM: A most wanted ganja smugglers, Srinivas alias Baba Chowdhary, along with three others were reportedly nabbed by Visakhapatnam Rural Police on Saturday late night. The police nabbed the four while the latter were transporting around 500 kg of …
  • Two more held in gang-rape of tribal girls in Andhra Pradesh 31 May 2017 01:22 VISAKHAPATNAM: The Chintapalle police on Tuesday arrested two more accused in the case of gang-rape of two minor tribal girls on May 20. Another two,  reportedly from Visakhapatnam city, are still absconding. Police say that they are yet to get the reports …
  • As chemical ripener banned, ethylene comes in handy for city mango traders  28 May 2017 02:28 The artificial mango ripening chamber set up at MVP rythu bazaar, in Visakhapatnam | Express VISAKHAPATNAM: In an bid to make it convenient for the mango traders, a ripening chamber has been set up at the MVP Colony rythu bazaar in the city June last year. …
  • Anandapuram sizzles at 44.5 degrees C 16 May 2017 01:53 VISAKHAPATNAM:Vizag recorded more than 40 degrees Celsius for the second time in less than two weeks on Monday, as many areas on the city outskirts recorded temperatures hovering around 42 to 44 degrees Celsius. Motorists faced a tough time driving in heat …
  • Realtors in Vizag district threaten to declare ‘construction holiday’ 15 May 2017 02:42 VISAKHAPATNAM: The skyrocketing cement prices has kept the builders and construction sector in Visakhapatnam district on tenterhooks. Having put the overall loss at around Rs 500 to Rs 600 crore, the builders are mulling over declaring a construction …
  • 500 kg of ganja being smuggled to Hyderabad seized by Devarapalli police 13 May 2017 01:26 ELURU: Police on Friday arrested seven persons and seized ganja weighing 500 kg which was being smuggled to Hyderabad from Vizag on Friday morning. The Devarapalli police received a tip off in the wee hours of Friday that some people had loaded ganja …
  • Ganja smugglers use women as ‘safe couriers’ to hoodwink cops in Visakhapatnam 12 May 2017 02:26 VISAKHAPATNAM: Despite crackdown on the ganja smuggling, the kingpins are now resorting to various methods to hoodwink the police. Indigent women from Vizag Agency are being hired for transporting the contraband to other states. These women are being paid …
  • Showers bring temperature down, keep Andhra Pradesh people’s spirits up 10 May 2017 00:57 VISAKHAPATNAM:Heavy rains coupled with lightning lashed Vijayawada and various parts of the State on Tuesday evening. The mercury levels which have almost come down to normal at several places in coastal Andhra Pradesh will continue to remain the same for …
  • Andhra Pradesh seeks Central aid to strengthen police force to face Maoist threat 09 May 2017 01:42 VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh government has urged the aid of the Centre to strengthen its police force in the wake of increase in threat perception from the outlawed CPI (Maoist). After the recent Maoist ambush in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh, in which …
  • Impersonator nabbed, gold of Rs 23 lakh recovered in Visakhapatnam 05 May 2017 02:10 Image used for representational purpose. VISAKHAPATNAM: The city south sub-division police on Wednesday nabbed a person on charges of posing as an electrical lineman and stealing valuables from people’s house, at Parawada.  On interrogation, the accused …
  • Two children killed, 24 hurt as van overturns in Visakhapatnam 01 May 2017 02:10 VISAKHAPATNAM: Two children died and 24 were injured when a van in which they were travelling overturned on the ghat road near Luthupeta area of Annavaram police station limits in Visakhapatnam agency at around 7.30 am on Sund when the villagers were going …
  • Quality of water in question as local bodies have no labs 02 Apr 2017 02:21 VIJAYAWADA: Municipalities of Vizianagaram and Salur, both in Vizianagaram district were found discharging the drainage water into the Pedda Cheruvu and Vegavathi river respectively. Both the water bodies are main drinking water sources for the respective …
  • Five-member thief gang busted, valuables worth Rs 23 lakh seized 01 Apr 2017 01:46 VISAKHAPATNAM: In a major catch, the city police on Friday arrested five members of a gang and a 43-year-old person in two sperate cases, who have been involved in many theft cases reported in the city and district limits. The cops recovered valuables …
  • Hostage freed, seven arrested, one at large 22 Feb 2017 03:05 VISAKHAPATNAM: Cracking the kidnap case of realtor P Lova Raju, the Chodavaram police on Tuesday arrested seven persons of the eight-member gang. The police came to the conclusion that financial issues were the reasons behind the abduction. The arrested …
  • Abducted Real-Estate Businessman Rescued, Seven Held 21 Feb 2017 20:41 Visakhapatnam:  A 50-year-old businessman, who was abducted for a ransom of Rs 5 lakh by his friend, was rescued from a house in Chodavaram in the district on Monday night, police said. Real estate businessman P Lova Raju was kidnapped from Narsipatnam …
  • Spotlight on Gill as India 'A' play South Africa 'A' 16 Sep 2019 09:30 IMAGE: The focus will be on 19-year-old Gill, who has broken into the Indian Test squad. Photograph: Shubhman Gill/Twitter Young Shubman Gill will be the centre of attraction when a dominant India 'A' lock horns against South Africa 'A' …
  • 8 Drown, 26 Missing After Andhra Tourist Boat Capsizes in Godavari 16 Sep 2019 09:03 NET Bureau A private boat carrying around 60 tourists capsized in swollen Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh, leaving at least eight people dead and 26 others missing on Sunday, the state government said. As many as 27 people survived the tragedy and were …
  • Pall of gloom descends on Vizag's Ramalakshmi Colony 16 Sep 2019 07:20 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: A pall of gloom descended on Ramalakshmi Colony, near KGH, on hearing the news of boat capsize in Godavari river as five members of a family of the colony were reported missing. A large number of people gathered at …
  • Boy dies of suspected dengue at KGH in Visakhapatnam 16 Sep 2019 07:20 Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The death of a seven-year-old boy from Vizianagaram of suspected dengue in the paediatric ward of the King George Hospital (KGH) here on Sunday, created a scare among health officials in the district. In the past one …
  • 27 survive, over 37 missing in Godavari boat capsize 15 Sep 2019 21:38 In a major tragedy in Andhra Pradesh, a private boat carrying tourists to Papikondalu capsized in the Godavari near Katchuluru village of East Godavari district on September 15, leaving at least eight dead and over 37 missing. As many as 27 were rescued. …
  • Godavari boat tragedy exposes serious safety lapses 15 Sep 2019 21:38 Despite frequent boat accidents in the Godavari and Krishna rivers claiming several lives, no precautionary measures are being taken to prevent them. Twenty-one persons drowned in the Krishna on November 12, 2017, when a boat carrying tourists to Pavitra …
  • 35 missing in Andhra Pradesh tragedy 15 Sep 2019 19:18 Kakinada: Thirteen persons drowned and another 35 went missing when a tourist boat, Royal Vasishta, capsized in the Godavari in Devipatnam mandal of East Godavari on Sunday afternoon. It was not clear whether the trip had been authorised by the officials …
  • 12 killed, 30 missing as boat capsizes in Godavari (2nd Lead) 15 Sep 2019 17:34 Visakhapatnam, Sep 15 (IANS) A pleasure trip turned into tragedy for many families as a boat with over 60 tourists capsized in swollen Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh’s East Godavari district on Sunday, killing 12 persons while at least 30 went missing. …
  • 12 killed as tourist boat capsizes in Godavari 15 Sep 2019 14:58 Visakhapatnam, Sep 15 (IANS) At least 12 persons were killed and many others were missing as a boat with over 60 tourists capsized in Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh’s East Godavari district on Sunday, officials said. Locals rescued 24 people while search …
  • Seven killed as tourist boat capsizes in Godavari 15 Sep 2019 12:03 Visakhapatnam: At least seven persons were killed and many others were missing as a boat with about 60 tourists capsized in Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh’s East Godavari district on Sunday, officials said. Locals rescued 24 people while a search was on …
  • India pick uncapped Gill, axe Rahul for South... 15 Sep 2019 06:30  12 Sep 2019 - 19:09 Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli speaks during a Delhi cricket association ceremony to rename the Feroz Shah Kotla cricket stadium to Arun Jaitley stadium, in New Delhi on September 12, 2019. The Delhi cricket association renamed the …
  • Visakhapatnam: Husband-wife duo keep jumbos away 15 Sep 2019 04:24
  • BNS Somudra Avijan arrives in Visakhapatnam 14 Sep 2019 21:48 Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Sept 14 (ANI): Bangladesh Naval Ship (BNS) Somudra Avijan arrived at Visakhapatnam on a four-day visit to the Eastern Naval Command (ENC) on Saturday. The ship was accorded a warm welcome by officials from the ENC …
  • BCCI and Star say no cricket fireworks during Diwali 14 Sep 2019 12:50 New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Diwali and cricket fever has over the years gone hand in hand in Indian cricket. Be it Mahendra Singh Dhoni making his presence felt with an unbeaten 183 against Sri Lanka in 2005 or Amit Mishra bamboozling the Kiwis with his leg- …
  • Team India reaches Dharamsala, set for clash with South Africa on Sunday 14 Sep 2019 11:24 Image Source : @BCCI/TWITTER Team India reaches Dharamsala, set for clash with South Africa on Sunday Team India on Friday reached Dharamsala for the opening game of their three-match T20I series against South Africa at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket …
  • India vs South Africa Full schedule: Time Table, Venue, Squad, Date and Timings of IND vs SA series 14 Sep 2019 11:24 Image Source : GETTY IMAGES India vs South Africa Full schedule: Time Table, Venue, Squad, Date and Timings of IND vs SA series The Indian cricket team is all set to clash against South Africa in the upcoming three-match T20I series and 3-match Test series …
  • India, Malaysia undertake three-day joint naval military exercise 14 Sep 2019 10:58 Hawaii: INS Sahyadri, that is set to participate in RIMPAC 2018 multinational exercise enters Pearl Harbour, Hawaii in US, on June 26, 2018IANS/Indian Navy India and Malaysia are conducting a joint naval military exercise to test inter-operability of …
  • India, Malaysia undertake joint naval exercise 14 Sep 2019 08:29 New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) India and Malaysia are conducting a joint naval military exercise to test inter-operability of their navies in South East Asia and Western Pacific regions. Two warships, INS Sahyadri and INS Kiltan, have been despatched by the …
  • Will be a hard tour for South Africa without big guns, warns Proteas great Jonty Rhodes 14 Sep 2019 08:20 Online Desk India are all set to take on South Africa in the first T20I at Dharamsala. With Quinton de Kock being assigned the leadership role for the first time, he will have a challenging task at hand if the Proteas are to make an impact on this tour. …
  • Rohit can help chase down unachievable targets: Bangar 14 Sep 2019 05:52 New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Former India batting coach Sanjay Bangar believes that Team India will be able to successfully chase down targets they haven’t achieved in the past if Rohit Sharma succeeds at the top of the order in Test cricket. Rohit, who is a …
  • MSK Prasad feels KL Rahul can follow VVS Laxman's footsteps to make Test comeback 14 Sep 2019 04:19 Image Source : GETTY IMAGES MSK Prasad feels KL Rahul can follow VVS Laxman's footsteps to make Test comeback KL Rahul, who has been dropped for the upcoming three-Test series against South Africa, will benefit if he follows in the footsteps of former …
  • World Badminton Champion PV Sindhu to set up badminton academy in Vizag 14 Sep 2019 03:59 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday assured that his government will allot five acres of land in Visakhapatnam when World Badminton Champion PV Sindhu opined that it would be good if there was a badminton …
  • Heavy rains disrupt life in Agency areas of Andhra Pradesh 14 Sep 2019 03:52 Heavy rains continue to disrupt life in the Agency areas of the district. Several roads, culverts, and bridges that connect the interior areas with the plains have been damaged. Interior mandals in Paderu, Munchingput, and G.K. Veedhi are the worst-hit. …
  • Six-lane national highway plan along Odisha-Andhra Pradesh border in Ganjam district 14 Sep 2019 03:47 By Express News Service BERHAMPUR: The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has no proposal in near future for six-laning of 41-km Puintola-Ichhapur stretch along Odisha-Andhra Pradesh border in Ganjam district. This was stated during a meeting on …
  • We’ll get 6000 mt urea from Gujarat by Sept 15: Niranjan 13 Sep 2019 19:16 Hyderabad: Agriculture Minister S Niranjan Reddy today said that about 6000 metric tons of urea and fertilizers will be brought to the State from Hazira Plant of Kribhco company in Gujarat in two days. “We are creating a history of sorts that on an average …
  • YS Jagan promises 5 acres for PV Sindhu’s Badminton Academy 13 Sep 2019 19:16 Tadepalli: Ace shuttler PV Sindhu paid a courtesy call to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy in Tadepalli on Friday. He felicitated PV Sindhu for winning the gold medal at the BWF World Championships on August 25 and promised to allot five …
  • Sport24.co.za | Faf to prepare for India Test series with Kent 13 Sep 2019 18:59 Cape Town - English county Kent confirmed on Friday that Proteas skipper Faf du Plessis has made himself available for the club's four-day encounter against Yorkshire. Du Plessis joined Kent for their T20 Blast campaign, which saw the English county …
  • ‘Many factors count for white-ball rest’ 13 Sep 2019 17:25 India has been shrewd to keep fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah away from the thick of action in white-ball cricket in recent times and thus make him raring to go for the traditional Test cricket. With the ICC’s World Test Championship having got off the ground …
  • AP CM assures land for Sindhu to set up academy 13 Sep 2019 16:55 IMAGE: World badminton champion PV Sindhu meets Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy in Amaravati on Friday. All Photographs: SnapsIndia Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jaganmohan Reddy on Friday promised to allot five acres of land in the …
  • South Africa players have a day out in McLeodganj ahead of T20I series against India 13 Sep 2019 16:20 The South African cricket team that arrived in Dharamshala a couple of days back had a day out on Friday ahead of the three-match T20I series against India that is set to begin on September 15 (Sunday). The South African team players took to the streets of …
  • Journey has just started, a long way to go: Bumrah 13 Sep 2019 16:12 'I always wanted to play Test cricket. I just didn't want to be a cricketer who played One-Dayers and T20s and just goes away.' Jasprit Bumrah on why playing Test cricket is so important for him. Rediff.com's Harish Kotian listens in. IMAGE …
  • Andhra CM meets Niti Ayog VC; seeks Centre’s help for development 13 Sep 2019 14:42 Amaravati : NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar met Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy here on Friday to discuss funds for the development of the state from Centre. Senior officials of the state gave a presentation to Kumar explaining the department wise …
  • India vs South Africa: Traditional welcome for Team India in Dharamshala 13 Sep 2019 14:29 Team India on Friday arrived in Dharamshala ahead of the first T20I of the 3-match series against South Africa that is set to kick off on September 15 (Sunday). The Indian cricketers were given a traditional welcome as they reached the team hotel. BCCI …
  • Always wanted to make a mark in Test cricket: Bumrah 13 Sep 2019 14:26 PTI/Mumbai Filed on September 13, 2019 | Last updated on September 13, 2019 at 06.09 pm Jasprit Bumrah gives a lot of importance to Test cricket. (AP) Bumrah is just 12 Tests old and already has 62 wickets to his credit Branded a limited-overs …
  • Test fifer against South Africa favourite moment, says Jasprit Bumrah 13 Sep 2019 13:50 Jasprit Bumrah is just 12 Tests old and already has 62 wickets to his credit (File Photo) Branded a limited-overs specialist at the beginning of his career, Indian pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah on Friday said it was nothing short of a dream come true when …
  • RINL posts net profit of Rs 96.71 crore in 2018-19 13 Sep 2019 13:30 VIJAYWADA: The state-owned Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd, which owns and operates the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant, said on Friday that it had posted a net profit of Rs 96.71 crore in FY 2018-19, compared to the net loss of Rs 1369.01 crore in the previous year. …
  • RINL net profit at Rs 96.71 cr 13 Sep 2019 11:25 The Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited) has earned a net profit of Rs 96.71 crore on a sales turnover of Rs 20,844 crore, according to a press release issued here. The 37th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of RINL was held here on Friday. …
  • RINL posts Rs 97 crore profit in FY19 13 Sep 2019 11:17 Kolkata: RINL, also known as Vizag Steel has earned a net profit of Rs 96.71 crore in 2018-19 compared to a net loss of Rs 1,369 crore in the previous financial year 2017-18. "The company achieved a sales turnover of Rs 20,844 crore , which included …
  • Rahul axed, Gill finds spot in India squad for SA Tests 13 Sep 2019 06:52 New Delhi, Sep. 12 (IANS): Out-of-form opener Lokesh Rahul has been excluded while rookie Shubman Gill has received his maiden call-up for the upcoming three-Test series against South Africa starting October 2. Rahul has not been able to score runs in …
  • Be it blue or white, honour to represent India: Shubman Gill 13 Sep 2019 05:52 Image Source : @REALSHUBMANGILL/TWITTER Be it blue or white, honour to represent India: Shubman Gill Soon after getting his maiden call-up for the upcoming three-Test series against South Africa starting October 2, Shubman Gill said it's an honour …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Bike lifters gang busted, 130 vehicles recovered 13 Sep 2019 04:33 Visakhapatnam: Hyderabad police has busted a gang of bike lifters and have arrested the main accused along with his accomplices. State police have recovered 130 two-wheelers from his possession. “The accused have been committing such crime since 2013. …
  • Stocks to watch: HUL, Biocon, M&M, Dr Reddy's, autos, Adani Transmission 13 Sep 2019 04:32 At 08:52 am, Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) were trading 5 points or 0.05 per cent lower at 10,986.50, indicating a flat start for the Indian market on Friday. Here's a look at the top stocks that may remain in focus today - Auto stocks: …
  • ‘Export-led growth critical for AP’, says Industries Minister Mekapati Gautham Reddy 13 Sep 2019 04:26 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Industries Minister Mekapati Gautham Reddy, who participated in the National Board of Trade (BoT)  meeting held in Delhi on Thursday, explained the sectors the State government must focus on and requested the Centre, to …
  • Hyderabad Police Bust Bike Lifters' Gang, 130 Vehicles Recovered 13 Sep 2019 04:21 Hyderabad police has busted a gang of bike lifters, recover 130 two-wheelers from them Visakhapatnam: Hyderabad police has busted a gang of bike lifters and have arrested the main accused along with his accomplices. Police have recovered 130 two-wheelers …
  • India pick Gill‚ Bumrah‚ Ashwin in to face SA 13 Sep 2019 03:34 Uncapped Shubman Gill has gone to the top of SA’s homework pile for their Test series in India in October. Opening batter Gill was named in the squad on Thursday as a replacement for KL Rahul, who has gone 11 completed innings without reaching 50. Gill‚ 20 …
  • KL Rahul dropped, Shubman Gill gets maiden call-up for South Africa Tests 13 Sep 2019 03:15 Image Source : GETTY IMAGES/TWITTER BCCI has announced the Test squad for the upcoming three-match Test series against South Africa. KL Rahul makes way for Shubman Gill, while Rohit Sharma is expected to open the innings. The BCCI on Thursday announced …
  • Stocks in the news: SBI Life, Biocon, L&T, Dr Reddy's Labs and Manpasand Beverages 13 Sep 2019 02:54 NEW DELHI: Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange were trading 8.50 points, or 0.08 per cent, higher at 11,000, indicating a positive for Dalal Street. Here are a few stocks which may buzz the most in today's trade: SBI Life: SBI has decided to …
  • ‘If he does well, the world opens up for him, if he doesn’t, then move on’ 12 Sep 2019 22:56 Gambhir reckoned that if Rohit comes good as an opener against South Africa, it would open up a plethora of opportunities for the 32-year-old. (Source: Instagram/indiancricketteam) ON A day when the national selectors handed Rohit Sharma a chance to …
  • Adani's surprise entry heats up field for Rs 45,000-crore submarines project bid 12 Sep 2019 18:51 The Indian Navy's Sindhurakshak submarine is seen in Visakhapatnam February 13, 2006. The Adani Group has entered the fray for the mega submarines project under the strategic partnership model with a last-minute bid.REUTERS/Kamal Kishore The Adani …
  • India pick uncapped Gill, axe Rahul for S.Africa Test 12 Sep 2019 15:19 Uncapped opener Shubman Gill was named on Thursday in the Indian Test squad to face South Africa as the selectors axed out of form KL Rahul. The 20-year-old has been rewarded for his prolific run-scoring in the India A team during the tour of the West …
  • Here's why Shubman Gill got a maiden Test call up 12 Sep 2019 14:56 IMAGE: Gill has been in exceptional form for the India 'A' team. Photograph: ICC/Getty Images Punjab top order batsman Shubman Gill got his maiden call-up in India’s Test squad for next month's three-match series against South Africa.   The …
  • Always an honour: Shubman Gill elated after maiden Test call-up for India 12 Sep 2019 14:27 On the back of an extraordinary series against West Indies A, Shubman Gill received his maiden call-up in the India Test side for the South Africa series. Looking forward to don the white jersey, an elated Shubman Gill took to Twitter to express that it …
  • Rahul dropped, Gill included in Indian squad 12 Sep 2019 14:25 Opener KL Rahul was on Thursday dropped from the Indian Test squad for the upcoming Test series against South Africa, propelling senior batsman Rohit Sharma to the opener's role in red-ball cricket. Rookie Punjab batsman Shubman Gill, as reported by …
  • Kohli's post leaves netizens in doubt over Dhoni's retirement 12 Sep 2019 14:25 Kohli shared a picture of a Super 10 match against Australia in the 2016 T20 World Cup After India skipper Virat Kohli posted a memory with MS Dhoni on Thursday, netizens are in doubt if the former captain was retiring. Earlier in the day, Kohli shared a …
  • Honour to represent India, says Shubman Gill 12 Sep 2019 14:10 New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Soon after getting his maiden call-up for the upcoming three-Test series against South Africa starting October 2, Shubman Gill said it’s an honour to represent the country, donning the blue or white. “Be it blue or white. It’s …
  • KL Rahul dropped, Shubman Gill gets maiden call-up in India’s Test squad for SA series 12 Sep 2019 13:32 Opener K L Rahul was on Thursday dropped from India’s Test squad while talented youngster Shubman Gill was rewarded for his stupendous recent form with a call-up for the three-match series against South Africa next month. Rahul’s dropping paves the way for …
  • Rahul axed as India try Rohit as opener against South Africa 12 Sep 2019 13:23 By Amlan Chakraborty NEWDELHI (Reuters) – India axed struggling opener KL Rahul and handed Rohit Sharma a chance to revive his stop-start test career after selecting the limited-overs stalwart for next month’s three-match series against South Africa. Rahul …
  • KL Rahul dropped, Shubman Gill gets maiden call-up in India's Test squad against South Africa 12 Sep 2019 12:41 By Online Desk BCCI has announced India's 15-member Test squad for the upcoming home series against South Africa starting on October 2.  Opener KL Rahul has been dropped citing poor form during the West Indies tour and Rohit Sharma will be given a …
  • India Test Squad for South Africa Series 2019: Shubman Gill included in Test squad, KL Rahul dropped 12 Sep 2019 12:40 India Test Squad for South Africa Series 2019: Shubman Gill has been included in the 15-member Test team. (Express file photo.) India Test Squad, Players List for South Africa 2019: The All-India Senior Selection Committee met in New Delhi on Thursday to …
  • IND vs SA Test Squad 2019 12 Sep 2019 12:03 NEW DELHI: Opener KL Rahul's inconsistent run with the bat led to his exclusion from the Indian Test team as the selection committee on Thursday announced the squad for the upcoming three-match Test series against South Africa starting next month. In …
  • Read books on Vivekananda, students told 12 Sep 2019 04:54 To commemorate the 125th year of Swami Vivekananda’s speech at the World Parliament of Religions, Chicago, in 1893, Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Visakhapatnam on Wednesday organised a youth convention at its premises at Ramakrishna Beach. In the essay- …
  • Scolded over PUBG addiction, teenager ends life 12 Sep 2019 04:05 A 15-year-old boy allegedly ended his life after his parents scolded him for spending too much time playing PUBG, in Visakhapatnam on Wednesday. The boy was identified as B. Lohith, a Class X student from Korada area in Peda Gantyada under New Port Police …
  • Heavy rains at isolated places in north coastal Andhra Pradesh over next 24 hrs 12 Sep 2019 02:25 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:   For the next 24 hours, heavy rains are very likely in the districts of north coastal Andhra Pradesh. Southwest monsoons have been weak over Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Rayalaseema. Currently, a low-pressure area over …
  • 8-year-old chess prodigy makes Vizag proud 12 Sep 2019 02:25 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:   A child chess prodigy has made the city proud. Eight-year-old Kolagatla Alana Meenakshi, a Class 3 student of Timpany School, won two golds and a silver in Western Asian Junior and Youth Chess Championship, which …
  • India v South Africa: KL Rahul's Place In Test Squad Under Scanner, Rohit Sharma Likely Choice 12 Sep 2019 01:08 The poor form of opener KL Rahul could pave the way for Rohit Sharma's return to the Indian Test set-up when the selectors meet in New Delhi on Thursday (September 12) to decide the squad for the two-match series against South Africa next month. ( …
  • Former The Hindu employee Lalitha Bhavaraju passes away 11 Sep 2019 22:23 Lalitha Bhavaraju, a former employee of The Hindu, died due to a massive heart attack on Wednesday. She was 62 and is survived by husband K. Sambasiva Reddy, also a former journalist, and a daughter. She passed away on Wednesday morning at Meenavolu …
  • The Dark Horse 11 Sep 2019 20:13 Bengal’s Abhimanyu Easwaran joins the race for India opener spot as KL Rahul under scanner. Mumbai: Opener KL Rahul’s poor show with the bat could pave the way for Rohit Sharma’s return to the Indian Test set-up when the selectors meet here on Thursday to …
  • Keeping Cash-Strapped Air India Fueled Very Difficult, Says Indian Oil Company Chief 11 Sep 2019 13:50 Asia & Pacific 14:42 11.09.2019Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): Days after Indian oil companies agreed to resume fuel supply to cash-strapped Air India, the head of one of the oil majors has said it is difficult to meet the national carrier’s …
  • Cyberabad Police bust multi-level marketing scam 11 Sep 2019 12:48 The Cyberabad Police of Telangana have busted a multi-level marketing scam here and arrested Baki Srinivas Reddy, the Managing Director of SERFA Marketing Private Limited. They have seized computer hard disks from the Hyderabad office. “The Visakhapatnam- …
  • India announce Test Squad for home series vs South Africa 11 Sep 2019 10:56 Mumbai: Opener KL Rahul's poor show with the bat could pave the way for Rohit Sharma's return to the Indian Test set-up when the selectors meet here on Thursday to decide the squad for the two-match series against South Africa next month. White …
  • Andhra University to conduct Andhra Pradesh Research Common Entrance Test from November 8 11 Sep 2019 02:59 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:   Now research aspirants need not get bogged down as a golden opportunity knocks their door. The Andhra University is conducting the Andhra Pradesh Research Common Entrance Test (APRCET) for the second time. Giving …
  • ICC Test Championship: The opening conundrum 10 Sep 2019 18:54 India may have justified its top ranking by returning from the West Indies with optimum points in its maiden assignment of the World Test Championship. However, as the national selection panel sits down on Thursday to select the squad for the home Test …
  • Sport24.co.za | New SA batting coach needs strong stomach! 10 Sep 2019 17:38 Cape Town – That his name is relatively unknown to the vast majority of South African cricket followers would have triggered near-immediate, partly understandable waves of domestic cynicism. But a closer look at his CV -- plus a reminder that he is a very …
  • BCCI partners with All India Radio for commentary in international and domestic games 10 Sep 2019 13:04 The BCCI on Tuesday announced a two-year radio rights arrangement with All India Radio (AIR) for live commentary of the national cricket team’s international games at home as well as the domestic tournaments. This initiative will offer millions of …
  • Hanuma Vihari eyeing ODI spot after Test exploits in West Indies 10 Sep 2019 10:02 Image Source : AP IMAGE Indian batsman Hanuma Vihari put out impressive performances in the two-match Test series against West Indies, and is now eyeing a place in the ODI side. Fresh from his exploits in the Caribbean Islands, India's middle-order …
  • 130 kg of ganja seized, six arrested 10 Sep 2019 06:01 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Rachakonda police seized 130 kg of ganja and arrested six persons in connection with the same. The accused persons were transporting ganja from an Agency Area in Visakhapatnam to LB Nagar in the city on Monday. Two cars, …
  • Israel’s Arms Sales To India: Bedrock Of A Strategic Partnership 10 Sep 2019 05:38  September 9, 2019 Observer Research Foundation  By Harsh V. Pant and Ambuj Sahu Bilateral relations between India and Israel today stand at a unique juncture. The paradigm shift occurred two years ago, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi in July 2017 became …
  • Team India to attend unveiling of Virat Kohli stand in Delhi 10 Sep 2019 04:24 Image Source : GETTY IMAGES The Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) will unveil a stand after Indian captain Virat Kohli on September 12 and the members of the senior team will attend the event. The Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) …
  • Muzumdar appointed SA batting coach for India series 10 Sep 2019 04:07 Muzumdar appointed SA batting coach for India series JOHANNESBURG: Cricket South Africa (CSA) has appointed former Mumbai batsman Amol Muzumdar as batting coach for South Africa’s three-match Test series against India, which starts on October 2 in …
  • Son denied deal, contractor hired men to assault SAIL chief: Police 10 Sep 2019 00:59 Private contractor Ashok Kumar Singh is learnt to have told police that he was angry at having to pay tax to SAIL for using the two ports, and had been trying to pressure Chaudhary for a year to go through with the deal. (Representational Image) A month …
  • Cricket South Africa appoints Amol Muzumdar as interim batting coach 09 Sep 2019 21:51 Image Source : TWITTER Amol Muzumdar will take on the role as a batting coach for South Africa for the upcoming three-match Test series against India. Cricket South Africa have appointed former Mumbai batsman Amol Muzumdar as the interim batting coach of …
  • Sport24.co.za | Pretorius: Proteas to put the hurt of CWC behind us 09 Sep 2019 19:36 Cape Town - Dwaine Pretorius says that the Proteas are hitting the reset button and are putting their failure at Cricket World Cup behind them. The Proteas were about as disappointing as they could possibly get, with just three wins from nine to sit 7th on …
  • ‘Fun Zone’ for children at Visakhapatnam railway station 09 Sep 2019 19:08 Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh): With an aim to cut down the monotony of prolonged waiting periods on railway stations and to make it an enjoyable experience, particularly for children, a fun zone has been set up by the Railways at the Visakhapatnam railway …
  • Visakhapatnam: 16-year-old boy rapes 7-year-old girl 09 Sep 2019 19:08 Visakhapatnam: A 7-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 16-year-old boy in Vepagunta here on Friday, said police. A case has been registered under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and other relevant sections of the Indian Penal …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Cannabis worth Rs 1 cr seized in Vizag 09 Sep 2019 19:07 Visakhapatnam: The Prohibition and Excise Department on Monday seized over 800 kg of cannabis, valued at Rs 1 crore, from a truck in Narsipatnam town of Visakhapatnam district. The driver of the Odisha-registered vehicle was arrested, Excise Inspector …
  • What’s in store for Amaravati as Jagan govt halts all work at Naidu’s dream capital city 09 Sep 2019 15:33 The six-lane access road to Amaravati is now largely deserted FOR the past fortnight, hundreds of 16-wheeler flatbed trucks have been making their way out of Amaravati, carting away tonnes of steel rods, moveable equipment and material. On the six-lane …
  • India players to don traditional attire for Kohli-Jaitley event 09 Sep 2019 14:22 By IANS NEW DELHI: The Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) will be unveiling a stand at the Feroz Shah Kotla after India captain Virat Kohli on Thursday and the entire team will be there to witness the momentous occasion. The DDCA will also name …
  • Weird Science: Drug From Cow Urine-Dung Can Produce ‘Highly Intellectual’ Kids - Indian Govt. Body 09 Sep 2019 13:18 Society 11:10 06.09.2019Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): Consuming a drug made out of a combination of cow urine and dung can develop “highly intellectual” children, an Indian government-run commission has claimed. If pregnant women consume the drug …
  • Team India to be present at Kohli stand unveiling 09 Sep 2019 12:46 NEW DELHI: The Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) will be unveiling a stand at the Feroz Shah Kotla after India captain Virat Kohli on Thursday and the entire team will be there to witness the momentous occasion. "The boys will be there …
  • South Africa’s T20 team arrives in India 09 Sep 2019 11:33 South Africa will be led by Quinton de Kock (File Photo/AP) The Quinton de Kock-led South Africa team set foot on India on Saturday for the upcoming three-match T20 series. “Excited to be back in India and looking forward to playing cricket again,” …
  • Amol Muzumdar named as South Africa batting coach for India Test series 09 Sep 2019 11:19 Amol Muzumdar has previously been appointed as the batting coach of IPL franchise Rajasthan Royals. (File Photo) Amol Muzumdar on Monday was appointed as the interim batting coach of the South African team, that will arrive in India for the three-match …
  • Amol Muzumdar appointed South Africa batting coach for India series 09 Sep 2019 10:43 Mumbai stalwart Amol Muzumdar was on Monday appointed as the interim batting coach of the visiting South African team for the Test series against India beginning October 2. The 44-year-old, who made 11167 first-class runs at an average of 48.13 but never …
  • Team India to be present at Virat Kohli stand unveiling 09 Sep 2019 10:35 By IANS NEW DELHI: The Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) will be unveiling a stand at the Feroz Shah Kotla after India captain Virat Kohli on Thursday and the entire team will be there to witness the momentous occasion. Speaking to IANS, a …
  • SA start India tour with visit to High Commissioner in Delhi 09 Sep 2019 09:31 New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The South African cricket team started their tour of India with a visit to the country’s High Commissioner in New Delhi. Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Monday tweeted images of the team members at the High Commission. “Great start to …
  • Sri Lanka Navy Ships Sindurala and Suranimala arrive in Visakhapatnam to participate in SLINEX 2019 08 Sep 2019 08:13 * Sri Lanka Navy Ships Sindurala and Suranimala arrive in Visakhapatnam to participate in SLINEX 2019 Sun, Sep 8, 2019, 10:58 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. Sept 08, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy's Offshore Patrol Vessels, SLNS Sindurala and …
  • 2 Sri Lankan naval ships arrive in Visakhapatnam to participate in SLINEX 2019 08 Sep 2019 06:42 Visakhapatnam: Two Sri Lankan naval ships, Sindhurala and Suranimala, arrived here on Saturday to participate in 'SLINEX 2019', the bilateral maritime exercise between India and Sri Lanka. The seventh edition of the joint drills began on Saturday …
  • Blood banks unable to meet platelet demand in Visakhapatnam 08 Sep 2019 05:55 Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: With monsoon at its peak, more viral fever cases are reported at city hospitals. In the past two weeks, majority of private clinics have seen at least 10 to 15 cases of viral fevers daily. As the platelet count has …
  • Teen rapes 7-year-old girl in Visakhapatnam 07 Sep 2019 06:57 Visakhapatnam: A seven-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 16-year-old boy in Vepagunta here on Friday, said police. A case has been registered under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and other relevant sections of the Indian …
  • Fun zone opens at Visakhapatnam railway station 05 Sep 2019 16:25
  • Chain pulling cases on the rise at Visakhapatnam railway station 05 Sep 2019 03:15 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Pulling the alarm chain in the trains may be fun for some, but does one know that such incidents lead to delaying four to five trains by at least 10 minutes. In Visakhapatnam railway station, between 30 and 40 such …