• Kuchipudi dancer Shoba Naidu passes away 14 Oct 2020 11:05 Renowned Kuchipudi dancer Padma Shri Shobha Naidu died in Hyderabad in the early hours of Wednesday. A disciple of the legendary guru Vempati China Satyam, Shoba Naidu was born at Anakapalli in Visakhapatnam district in 1956. “She was admired even by those …
  • New farm Acts: farmers confused about its impact, worried about future 12 Oct 2020 07:12 Primarily, many farmers feel that the amendment to the Essential Commodities Act might affect their farming prospects and their choice of crop. The NDA government has pushed three farm Bills in both Houses of Parliament, but it has left the farmers in the …
  • Torrential rains batter parts of Rayalaseema, snap road links 12 Oct 2020 03:39 By Express News Service CHITTOOR/KADAPA/VIJAYAWADA: Heavy and continuous rains in parts of Rayalaseema since Saturday night has left several streams in Kadapa and Chittoor districts overflowing, and thrown life out of gear. Two persons, who were …
  • New medical colleges in three years, promises CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy 01 Oct 2020 05:50 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Stressing on providing all the modern medical facilities at the new medical colleges coming up in the state, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said the hospitals should have a corporate look and asked officials not to …
  • TDP begins revamp with eye on local body polls 24 Sep 2020 06:05 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Telugu Desam Party, which is facing rough weather in North Andhra, particularly in Visakhapatnam after one of its four MLAs switched loyalties, has begun the exercise of revamping the party organisational structure so …
  • Officials focus on mass testing in containment zones 06 Sep 2020 17:37 Ever since the first COVID-19 positive case was recorded in the last week of March, the district administration has put its focus on testing, especially in the containment zones. The testing in the GVMC limits began on April 6 and from 11 tests on that day …
  • Visakhapatnam COVID-19 patients count at 38,000 with 1,025 new cases 02 Sep 2020 03:00 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The district reported over 1,025 Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, pushing the total to 38,131. With the death of seven more persons in the last 24 hours, the toll mounted to 265. As many as 987 persons were discharged from …
  • Serosurveillance kicks off in Visakhapatnam district 01 Sep 2020 02:53 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  After conducting serosurveillance in Krishna, Anantapur, East Godavari and Nellore districts, the state government has kicked off the survey—which estimates the presence of antibodies against an infectious disease …
  • ‘Naidu trying to dent city’s brand image’ 21 Aug 2020 05:11 Anakapalle MLA says govt. committed to all-round development of the State YSR Congress Party MLA Gudivada Amarnath on Thursday accused TDP national president N. Chandrababu Naidu has been relentlessly trying to damage the brand image of Visakhapatnam. …
  • Visakhapatnam COVID-19 count breaches 20,000-mark, partial lockdown in Anakapalle 11 Aug 2020 04:58 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The district breached the 20,000-mark in Covid-19 count as 620 new cases were reported on Monday. Now, the total number of corona cases rose to 20,525. As many as 972 people were discharged from Covid hospitals in the …
  • ENC Band performs for COVID-19 warriors 06 Aug 2020 05:25 As part of the 74th Independence Day celebrations, Eastern Naval Command organised a live performance of the Navy Band as a tribute to COVID-19 warriors, at the Bojjana Konda heritage site in Sankaram on Wednesday. Cmde Sanjeev Issar, Naval Officer-in- …
  • Projects worth Rs 385 crore on fast track in Visakhapatnam 05 Aug 2020 06:56 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Post lockdown, the Visakhapatnam Metro Regional Development Authority (VMRDA) has expedited works of projects worth Rs  385 crore, for which Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy laid the foundation last December. …
  • Visakhapatnam's industrial landscape set for a change after Governor's 'capital' nod 01 Aug 2020 05:56 Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The City of Destiny has become the executive capital of Andhra Pradesh with Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan giving his consent to the decentralisation bill passed by the Assembly. Now, the focus will be on Visakhapatnam …
  • COVID-19 count breaches 5,000-mark in Visakhapatnam; district toll at 61 24 Jul 2020 05:01 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The COVID-19 count in Visakhapatnam district breached 5,000-mark on Thursday. As many as 1,733 cases were registered in the last 48 hours, taking the count to 5,165. With the death of six persons in the last 48 hours, …
  • Visakhapatnam Covid count breaches 3,000-mark, 48 die in last 20 days 21 Jul 2020 03:31 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The Covid-19 count in Visakhapatnam district breached 3,000-mark with 209 infections on Monday. After the first case was reported in Allipuram on March 19 when a 65-year-old Saudi returnee tested positive, in 104 days …
  • Anakapalle chemist charred to death in Visakha Solvents Pharma city fire, Parawada 14 Jul 2020 10:57 Visakhapatnam: A chemist was found charred to death and another survived with 40 percent burns in the major fire that erupted at Visakha Solvents Ltd Plant in Ramky’s Jawaharlal Nehru Pharma City (JNPC), Parawada. The chemist was identified as Kandregula …
  • Number of discharges more than active cases in the district 13 Jul 2020 17:54 While the total number of COVID-19 cases in the district has seen a steep rise in the last one month taking the total to 2,078 as on June 13th morning, the brighter side has been the number of discharges. Visakhapatnam is one among the few districts where …
  • APSRTC likely to launch ‘Pratham’ mobile app on July 20 10 Jul 2020 04:14 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) is likely to launch ‘Pratham’, a first-of-its-kind mobile application, on July 20 to encourage cashless transactions among passengers during Covid-19 pandemic. …
  • With 102 new cases, district tally shoots up to 1,238 04 Jul 2020 17:06 In a steep spike, 102 new COVID-19 positive cases were reported from Visakhapatnam district on Saturday. This is for the first time, the district crossed 100-mark within 24 hours. With the new cases, the total number of cases as on Saturday is 1,238. The …
  • Visakhapatnam sees big spike for second consecutive day with 41 COVID-19 cases 23 Jun 2020 02:16 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: For the second consecutive day, Visakhapatnam reported the highest number of COVID-19 cases.The district which reported the highest number of 35 cases on Sunday, recorded the further single-day spike of  41 cases on …
  • SCR extends special parcel train services 22 Jun 2020 04:11 The South Central Railway (SCR) decided to extend the services of special parcel trains in some routes due to increasing patronage. The parcel trains would run for six more months in selected routes, the officials said. Ten special parcel trains would run …
  • ‘Bhogapuram airport will spur growth in North Andhra region’ 16 Jun 2020 05:30 The greenfield international airport proposed in Bhogapuram will spur economic activity and growth in the north Andhra region and, Vizianagaram and Srikakulam districts stand to gain the maximum benefits, the business chamber and air travellers’ …
  • Rs 1,000 fine likely on Vizagites without mask in public places 11 Jun 2020 04:33 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The district administration is contemplating imposing Rs 1,000 fine on those who are not wearing masks in public places, Collector V Vinay Chand said. Speaking to mediapersons here on Wednesday, the Collector said, “ …
  • Monsoon may cover most of Andhra Pradesh by tomorrow: IMD 09 Jun 2020 05:00 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Southwest monsoon, which entered Andhra Pradesh on Sunday, is expected to cover most of the state by Wednesday. Under its influence, there may be widespread rainfall activity from Tuesday to Thursday. IMD Amaravati …
  • Anakapalle in Visakhapatnam shut after 14 positive COVID-19 cases reported in a single day 06 Jun 2020 04:24 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  For the first time since coronavirus outbreak, Anakapalle town was brought under lockdown as it recorded 14 positive cases in a single day (Friday). All these  cases are primary and secondary contacts of positive …
  • Alarm in tribal areas of Andhra Pradesh over spread of Covid-19 03 Jun 2020 07:25 Vijayawada: For the fourth day in a row, Andhra Pradesh recorded more than 100 new cases of coronavirus infection on Tuesday. With the 115 new cases reported on Tuesday, the total has now reached 3,791. With no death of Covid-19 patient reported, the death …
  • 3000 MT of essential goods transported by SCR in lockdown  01 Jun 2020 02:00 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The Vijayawada Division of SCR has transported a record of 3,000 tonnes of essentials through special parcel trains during lockdown. Of the total, 2,000 tonnes of essentials were transported in May, which included 60 …
  • Coronavirus count in Visakhapatnam up to 99 26 May 2020 05:08 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: With 10 more people testing positive on Monday, the total number of corona cases in Visakhapatnam district went up to 99. Of them 64 were discharged from hospitals and one person died. Now, there are 34 cases in the …
  • After Doctor Stripped To Waist, Hands Tied In Andhra, Policeman Suspended 17 May 2020 19:11 Visakhapatnam police have booked multiple cases against the doctor, who said he was being targeted Visakhapatnam: Several distressing videos emerged from Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam on Saturday, in which a doctor stripped to the waist and shouted …
  • Watermelons come to the rescue of the poor 16 May 2020 02:18 The watermelon has become the preferred source of food for hundreds of migrant labourers who are making a long, arduous trek back to their hometowns in the merciless heat. The fruit is cheap and filling, and also provides much-needed hydration, say the …
  • Visakhapatnam Deploys Government Teachers To Manage Crowd Outside Wine Shops 05 May 2020 20:10 Teachers were deployed to regulate the chaotic queues outside liquor shops along with cops (File) Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh: Governent school teachers in Vishakhapatnam were brought in to control the massive crowd of tipplers, pushing and shoving each …
  • Andhra Pradesh: 80 girls from Srikakulam, other districts stuck in Pollachi spinning mill 04 May 2020 05:26 Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: Around 80 girls from Srikakulam, Anakapalle and Rajamahendravaram are stranded at Pollachi near Tirupur in Tamil Nadu due to the  lockdown. With no alternative, they have been staying in a spinning mill godown after the …
  • Woman who travelled from Vijayawada to Vizag in lorry tests coronavirus positive  29 Apr 2020 08:00 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: COVID-19 positive cases in Visakhapatnam went up to 23 on Wednesday as a 65-year old woman from Chintalapalem village of Kasimkota Mandal tested positive. The woman, who works as a cook in a corporate college in …
  • 2 suspended for diversion of PDS rice  29 Apr 2020 03:36 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: A ration shop dealer and mandal-level stock point supervisor were suspended on Tuesday following preliminary probe into alleged diversion of Public Distribution Scheme (PDS) rice meant for distribution to ration card …
  • Intense thunderstorms lash Coastal AP, Telangana, Tamil Nadu 26 Apr 2020 11:53 Intense thunderstorms accompanied with gusty winds/squally weather/hailstorm and rainfall exceeding five cm lashed Coastal Odisha, North Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and North Tamil Nadu on Saturday/Sunday as thunderheads paraded along the …
  • Helping hands: Here’s how community kitchen and NGOs in Visakhapatnam are helping the homeless 09 Apr 2020 10:14 Knives slice through vegetables, rice is washed and ladles clang against cauldrons at the Guruwara Sadh Sangat in Visakhapatnam. At the crack of dawn, every day, 12 in-house staff start cooking for 600 people. They work swiftly as the officials from …
  • Special Parcel Express ferries essentials in time of COVID-19 pandemic 04 Apr 2020 04:49 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  To ensure uninterrupted supply of essential commodities to various parts of the country, South Central Railway has started a Special Parcel Express on April 2 from Secunderabad to Howrah enroute halts at Kazipet, …
  • Strong demand for space on SCR’s Special Parcel Express to Howrah 03 Apr 2020 16:12 The South Central Railway has started running Special Parcel Express trains to ensure uninterrupted supply of essential commodities across the country. As part of this initiative, a Special Parcel Express was started on April 2 from Secunderabad to Howrah …
  • Stranded in Steel City, she walks 100 km barefoot 29 Mar 2020 04:11 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Holding a 2-year-old son in her arm and carrying her belongings on head, a 35-year-old tribal woman is on a nearly 100 km walk from Vizag to Paderu in Agency area following a 21-day lockdown announced by the Centre to …
  • Andhra Pradesh reports its first COVID-19 case after Italy returnee tests positive 12 Mar 2020 13:41 By Express News Service NELLORE/VISAKHAPATNAM: A post-graduate student, who returned from Italy to Nellore recently tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday. It is the first case of coronavirus reported in Andhra Pradesh. Confirming it, the Department …
  • SCR installs new passenger info system at Anakapalle stn 12 Mar 2020 01:12
  • Taiwan national tests negative for COVID-19 in Andhra Pradesh 04 Mar 2020 02:13 By Express News Service TIRUPATI: The 35-year-old man from Taiwan, who was kept under observation in the isolation ward of SVR Ruia Government General Hospital in Tirupati after he complained of cough and sore throat on Saturday last, was tested negative …
  • Taiwan national kept under isolation tests negative for coronavirus in Vijayawada 03 Mar 2020 08:19 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The 35-year-old man from Taiwan, who was kept under observation in the isolation ward of SVR Ruia government general hospital in Vijayawada, was tested negative for coronavirus by the hospital officials. The Taiwan …
  • Irregularities plague govt. hospitals: ACB 29 Feb 2020 07:14 The 48-hour raid on Government District Headquarters and Area Hospitals and Dispensaries across the State by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials highlighted the poor maintenance and irregularities in drug stores, wards and kitchens in many hospitals …
  • ACB raids Andhra hospitals, finds patients diverted to private facilities 27 Feb 2020 23:08 The ACB teams also found glaring discrepancies and absenteeism at several health facilities. (Representational image) Staff at several public hospitals were diverting patients to private hospitals and diagnostic centres for treatment and tests, according …
  • Man rapes 8-yr-old speech-impaired 16 Feb 2020 06:10 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  In a shocking incident an eight-year-old hearing and speech impaired girl was allegedly raped by a 35-year-old man at Mettapalem Panchayat in Jagannadhapuram village under Anakapalle rural police station limits on …
  • AMRC to invite tenders for Visakhapatnam light metro DPR 08 Feb 2020 07:47 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: After cancelling the bidding process of Visakhapatnam metro rail project, the Municipal Administration and Urban Development (MAUD) Department has given a green signal to the Amaravati Metro Rail Corporation (AMRC) to …
  • Bhashyam School principal suspended for caning students 07 Feb 2020 05:19 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Management of Bhashyam School in Anakapalle suspended principal Seshagiri Rao or caning students on Thursday.   District Educational Officer (DEO) B Lingeswara Reddy and his team took over the case as suo moto  after …
  • Case Against Andhra Pradesh's School Principal For Caning Teen Students 07 Feb 2020 03:19 The video was taken at Bhashyam School in Anakapalle, which is around 25 kms from Visakhapatnam. Vizag, Andhra Pradesh: A case has been registered against the principal of a school in Andhra Pradesh's Vizag district after he was filmed subjecting …
  • Realty group to focus on affordable housing 04 Feb 2020 02:19 High land cost in the twin cities makes building ‘affordable housing’ project a tough proposition, yet the market demand is quite huge and builders can go for them by focusing on the suburbs as the Central government too has been giving subsidy under the …
  • 120 kg cannabis seized in AP, 2 persons detained 31 Jan 2020 06:29 Visakhapatnam: Two persons have been detained after police seized 120 kilograms of cannabis at Anakapalle in Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh. The cannabis was being illegally transported to Kerala. A case has been registered and the matter is …
  • Andhra Pradesh three-capital theory: Agitations in Visakhapatnam, Kurnool back government plan 11 Jan 2020 06:02 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA/KURNOOL: Agitations in support of Executive Capital in Visakhapatnam and for Judicial Capital at Kurnool are gathering steam. On Friday, Visakhapatnam and its neighbourhood reverberated with slogans in support of the …
  • Andhra government to go for re-tendering for Vizag metro rail 31 Dec 2019 02:58 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  The Visakhapatnam Metro Rail Project got a fresh impetus on Monday with the State government going for re-tendering for it. A GO was issued cancelling the bid received from Essel Infra Consortium for the rail project …
  • YSRC leaders in Vizag upbeat about Andhra CM Jagan's 3 capital hint 20 Dec 2019 03:50 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: YSRC leaders in the district are upbeat in the wake of Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy hinting that Visakhapatnam could be developed as an executive capital on the last day of the winter session of the Legislative …
  • Smooth vehicle passage seen in Andhra Pradesh on first day of FASTag 16 Dec 2019 05:23 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM/VIJAYAWADA: FASTag, aimed at encouraging digital payments and ensuring seamless passage of vehicles at toll plazas, came into force at all toll plazas on the national highways across the State on Sunday.  While 75 …
  • Citizenship Act: Special booths set up for stranded passengers of cancelled trains in Vijayawada 16 Dec 2019 03:48 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  In view of ongoing agitation at Uluberia station of Kharagpur division, the Vijayawada division of South Central Railway (SCR) has set up a special assistance booth and helpline numbers to guide the passengers, said …
  • Two students drown in Andhra's Yeluru Canal 08 Dec 2019 04:27 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: In a tragic incident, one student drowned, while another was rescued from Yeluru Canal in Anakapalle area on Saturday morning. The incident took place when they went to the canal to attend nature’s call. The deceased …
  • SCR GM inspects railway stations in Vijayawada division 05 Dec 2019 07:56 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  South Central Railway (SCR) general manager Gajanan Mallya conducted the annual inspection of Vijayawada division’s Duvvada-Rajahmundry section on Wednesday. Commencing from Duvvada Railway Station, the inspection …
  • Fire breaks out in shoe factory in Delhi's Narela industrial area, 2 feared trapped | LIVE 17 Nov 2019 07:31 Nov 17, 2019 12:51 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal We will do anything for Balasaheb: Sanjay Raut We will do anything for #Balasaheb, govt will be formed. The promise which Uddhav ji made to Balasaheb, that there will be a Chief Minister from Shiv Sena... …
  • Couple dies after falling off train 11 Nov 2019 03:51 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: In a tragic incident, two persons who tried to get down from a running train slipped and came under its wheels. The incident took place at Duvvada railway station around 1 am on Sunday. The deceased were identified as …
  • On the beach road to fitness with open gyms 04 Nov 2019 04:48 What started as a small initiative and a pilot project by the Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) on the beach road in 2017 has today turned into a mass movement. The response has been overhwelming with people from various walks are flooding …
  • Government releases Rs 186 crore for Smart City project in Visakhapatnam 22 Oct 2019 07:14 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  The Smart City project works got a big push with the government releasing Rs186 crore for Visakhapatnam Smart City Corporation. It includes the Central share of Rs 100 crore and the State margin money. A GVMC …
  • Incessant rain disrupts life in Visakhapatnam 27 Sep 2019 05:39 Incessant rain has disrupted the normal life in Visakhapatnam district. Apart from the city, the rural and agency areas have been witnessing heavy downpour since Wednesday night. Many areas in the city were waterlogged on Thursday, creating trouble to …
  • New APTDC packages launched 26 Sep 2019 04:46 The Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation launched six new tourism packages from the city on Wednesday. Launching the posters for the new packages along with APTDC’s Divisional Manager T.G. Prasada Reddy, Tourism Minister Muttamsetti Srinivasa Rao …
  • Visakhapatnam: 2 held, 160 kg of cannabis seized 20 Sep 2019 05:19 Visakhapatnam: The Excise Department officials in Vishakapatnam have arrested two persons and seized 160 kg of cannabis from their car in Anakapalle Mandal. “Excise Department officials seized 160 kgs of cannabis from a car in Anakapalle Mandal yesterday. …
  • 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 …
  • 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’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 …
  • Torrential rains batter parts of Rayalaseema, snap road links 12 Oct 2020 03:39 By Express News Service CHITTOOR/KADAPA/VIJAYAWADA: Heavy and continuous rains in parts of Rayalaseema since Saturday night has left several streams in Kadapa and Chittoor districts overflowing, and thrown life out of gear. Two persons, who were …
  • Srikakulam now has less than 2,000 active coronavirus cases 11 Oct 2020 04:31 By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: Active Covid-19 cases in the district fell below 2,000 after 361 patients were discharged from hospitals and Covid care centres on Saturday. Of the 1988 patients still undergoing treatment for the coronavirus in the …
  • There seems to be some light at the end of the tunnel for tribal farmers 07 Oct 2020 06:31 Life has never been easy for small and marginal farmers, but the struggles of tribal farmers appear worse. With no title deeds for their land (farm) holdings or access to markets, finance or education, the tribal farmers have managed to survive all …
  • Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy gives out forest rights pattas to tribals 03 Oct 2020 03:42 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday distributed Recognition of Forest Rights (RoFR) pattas to tribal beneficiaries in the State. Over the next month, about 1.53 lakh tribals will get pattas for three lakh acres …
  • New medical colleges in three years, promises CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy 01 Oct 2020 05:50 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Stressing on providing all the modern medical facilities at the new medical colleges coming up in the state, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said the hospitals should have a corporate look and asked officials not to …
  • Adventure tour groups swing back to business 28 Sep 2020 11:10 History narrator Jayashree Hatangadi has been living in Visakhapatnam for several decades. An avid traveller, there are barely any areas in and around the city that she hasn’t visited. However, recently, when Wilded a city-based adventure tourism group …
  • Visakhapatnam district's COVID-19 tally breaches 41,000-mark 07 Sep 2020 05:56 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The district recorded more recoveries than fresh cases though it breached the 41,000-mark in COVID-19 tally on Sunday. As many as 573 fresh cases were reported, taking the total to 41,517. Five persons died in the 24 …
  • Officials focus on mass testing in containment zones 06 Sep 2020 17:37 Ever since the first COVID-19 positive case was recorded in the last week of March, the district administration has put its focus on testing, especially in the containment zones. The testing in the GVMC limits began on April 6 and from 11 tests on that day …
  • Over 500kg of ganja seized in Thiruvananthapuram; single biggest seizure in Kerala 06 Sep 2020 09:12 A covert operation that spanned Kerala and Karnataka resulted in the seizure of 500 kg of marijuana from a container lorry at Attingal in the outskirts of Thiruvananthapuram early on Sunday.  The State Excise Enforcement Squad (SEES) has arrested a …
  • Visakhapatnam COVID-19 cases count breaches 39,000 mark 04 Sep 2020 03:32 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Inching closer to the 40,000-mark, the coronavirus tally in Visakhapatnam rose to 39,519 as the district recorded 695 infections on Thursday.  With two more casualties recorded in the 24 hours ending Thursday 9 am, …
  • Medical staff dance with infectees at Covid centre in Andhra Pradesh 24 Aug 2020 03:16 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Medical staff of Paderu came up with a novel way to bust the stress among the people who tested positive for Covid-19. They danced with the patients at the Covid care centre at the Youth Welfare Centre in Paderu to …
  • Visakhapatnam coronavirus count breaches 30,000-mark 24 Aug 2020 03:16 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The district breached the 30,000-mark in Covid count on Sunday. As many as 991 cases were reported in 48 hours, pushing the total to 30,216. Eleven more persons died, taking the toll in the district to 213. As many as …
  • The ever-flourishing narco business is least impacted by coronavirus lockdown 08 Aug 2020 20:01 Even at 11.30 pm, there is no dearth of people at the Bhubaneswar railway station. But the parcel booking office is not usually that crowded around that time. On August 1, Sagar Pradhan and Santosh Sahoo from Odisha’s Ganjam districts arrived at the …
  • Meet Roopa Koduvayur and Chandana Koppisetti, the women of ‘Uma Maheshwara Ugra Roopasya’ 07 Aug 2020 07:33 Physiotherapist Chandana Koppisetti and dancer-medico Roopa Koduvayur make an impressive debut in Telugu cinema Until the Telugu film Uma Maheshwara Ugra Roopasya began streaming on Netflix, its makers were tight-lipped about its leading women. The story …
  • Colleges in Andhra Pradesh to reopen on October 15 07 Aug 2020 06:15 Vijayawada: After nearly a seven-month gap, colleges across Andhra Pradesh will reopen on October 15. Announcing this, chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy stated that all CET exams would be conducted in September. At a review meeting on higher education …
  • Human Rights Forum: LS segment-based district formation irrational 21 Jul 2020 03:31 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  The Human Rights Forum (HRF) has felt that formation of smaller districts is long overdue as Andhra Pradesh has a very low number of districts. However, the government is contemplating making the parliamentary …
  • Paderu’s first C-section delivers a bundle of joy 12 Jul 2020 04:24 When 23-year-old Lochali Vasantha, a native of Hukumpeta mandal in Visakahapatnam district, was brought to the District Hospital at Paderu on July 6, in an advanced stage of pregnancy, she was in a state of panic since she had learnt that she developed …
  • 6 critical in Andhra after 70 fall sick consuming beef 09 Jul 2020 10:15 Jul 09, 2020 (MENAFN via COMTEX) -- (MENAFN - IANS) Visakhapatnam, July 9 (IANS) At least 70 people in an Andhra Pradesh village have reported sick of whom six at least are battling for their lives after allegedly consuming cooked beef from a cow that went …
  • Visakhapatnam COVID-19 count breaches 600-mark 26 Jun 2020 03:56 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Visakhapatnam district breached the 600-mark on Thursday. Total number of cases went up to 615 as 44 new cases were reported. This apart, one more death was reported in the district, taking the total number of deaths …
  • Police detain senior Telangana Congress leaders during wee hours of state formation day 02 Jun 2020 05:22 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: In the wee hours of Tuesday as Telangana was observing its sixth state formation day, Telangana police personnel descended at the houses of senior Congress leaders including present MPs and MLAs in different parts of the …
  • Congress to stage deeksha along Krishna, Godavari 24 May 2020 04:58 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: TPCC president and Nalgonda MP N Uttam Kumar Reddy has announced that the party would stage a deeksha demanding the completion of pending irrigation projects on the Krishna and Godavari rivers in the State. In a meeting …
  • Kurnool civic body chief shunted over denial of burial of covid victims 01 May 2020 11:09 With 386 Covid positive cases in Kurnool district alone, the curve is going up without showing any signs of flattening Kurnool: The Kurnool Municipal Commissioner has been shunted out after Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy expressed shock and anger at the …
  • Stranded in Steel City, she walks 100 km barefoot 29 Mar 2020 04:11 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Holding a 2-year-old son in her arm and carrying her belongings on head, a 35-year-old tribal woman is on a nearly 100 km walk from Vizag to Paderu in Agency area following a 21-day lockdown announced by the Centre to …
  • More screening, isolation facilities at tourist centres: Muttamsetti 20 Mar 2020 09:58 A coronavirus testing machine (RTPC) and other equipment, all worth ₹1 crore, will be installed at the virology lab of King George Hospital (KGH) here, Tourism Minister Muttamsetti Srinivasa Rao has said. The Minister was addressing the media here on …
  • ‘Operation Sura’ taken up to curb supply of illicit liquor 12 Mar 2020 07:52 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: To check liquor and money inflow during the local body elections, police and excise departments jointly launched Operation Sura.In surprise raids carried out across the State, officials arrested as many as 702 persons …
  • CM Jagan to launch  hospital Nadu-Nedu  in Kurnool today 18 Feb 2020 07:02 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  ‘Nadu - Nedu’ (Now and then) in hospitals, a scheme initiated by the State government to upgrade facilities in government hospitals for ensuring  quality medical treatment to patients, will be launched by Chief Minister …
  • Thousands of tribals gather for land rights in Visakha Agency 13 Feb 2020 09:09 Thousands of Adivasis congregated in Paderu in Visakhapatnam district on Wednesday at a public meeting to demand that constitutional provisions and legislations for the protection of their rights be implemented in earnest. Tribals from 11 mandals of the …
  • Rs 130 crore for 236 roads, 57 buildings in Agency areas 11 Jan 2020 06:03 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   Deputy Chief Minister (Tribal Welfare) P Pushpa Srivani has said the government released `130.46 crore for laying roads and construction of 56 buildings in the Agency areas. She hopes that 236 roads, once completed, …
  • Balanced regional development is our goal: Jagan Mohan Reddy 04 Jan 2020 09:22 Lending credence to his concept of decentralisation, Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy said on Friday that his government was taking decisions that would ensure development of all the regions and equitable distribution of water and funds among them. In …
  • Andhra Pradesh CM launches enhanced YSR Arogyasri Scheme in Eluru 03 Jan 2020 11:15 By Express News Service ELURU (ANDHRA PRADESH):  Andhra Pradesh chief minister Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday said that every decision taken by his government is based on the sole objective of ensuring ensure fruits of development and administration reach …
  • Pattas to eligible tribal farmers before February by Andhra Pradesh government  22 Dec 2019 02:35 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The State government is committed to give pattas for cultivable land to all eligible tribal farmers as per the Forest Rights Act, principal secretary of tribal welfare RP Sisodia said on Saturday. Addressing a …
  • Andhra Assembly passes Bill for separate SC, ST commissions 17 Dec 2019 00:05 Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy The Andhra Pradesh Assembly on Monday cleared The Andhra Pradesh State Commission for Schedule Tribes Bill, which will enable the government set up a separate commission each for Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled …
  • Fake currency racket busted in Andhra Pradesh, 2 foreign nationals among 5 held 08 Dec 2019 05:51 By Express News Service KADAPA: The Kadapa police arrested a five-member gang, including two persons from the Republic of Cameroon, involved in the circulation of counterfeit currency, cybercrimes and sale of ganja and seized Rs 7.28 lakh counterfeit …
  • 2 Cameroon nationals among five held for online fraud 08 Dec 2019 02:07 The Hindu | Fake currency, Ganja seized from accused in Kadapa lodge A criminal gang having involvement in multiple formats of crime landed in the police dragnet in Kadapa on Saturday. With a lodge in Kadapa city as its headquarters, the team of five, …
  • AP home for Lanka's 'nowhere people' 06 Dec 2019 00:31 R.V. Nagar (Visakhapatnam agency): While hardliner Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksha was assuring Indian media of the development of Tamils in north Sri Lanka, a group of  Tamils from Jaffna was celebrating the forty-ninth birthday of  Veeraswamy …
  • ‘Humanism is my religion, keeping my word is my caste’: Andhra CM Jagan 03 Dec 2019 05:18 By Express News Service GUNTUR:  Amid criticism by Opposition parties over his religion and caste, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday said, “Humanism is my religion and keeping my word is my caste”.   Jagan said his detractors …
  • 'Humanism' is my religion, 'keeping up my word' is my caste says Jagan rebutting criticism 02 Dec 2019 10:44 By Express News Service GUNTUR: Amid criticism by the opposition parties over his religion and caste, Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday gave a sharp rebuttal to his detractors saying, "humanism is my religion and keeping up …
  • Sathya Sai development programme in Andhra Pradesh to improve lives of tribal people 20 Nov 2019 23:47 By Express News Service ANANTAPUR: Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisation on Wednesday launched Sri Sathya Sai National Tribal Development Programme at Prasanthi Nilayam. The session commenced at 8 am, where tribal communities from 12 States participated.  …
  • Chintapalle in Vizag Agency shivers at 8.1° C 14 Nov 2019 04:51 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  Chintapalle recorded the minimum temperature of 8.1° Celsius in Vizag Agency on Wednesday. The minimum temperatures are sliding day after day in the Agency. Minimum temperature in Chintapalle, Lambasingi, Araku, …
  • Agency bandh disrupts tourist traffic to Andhra Pradesh's Paderu 12 Nov 2019 09:45 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Tourists to the famous destination of Paderu had to face severe problems on Tuesday with transportation facilities to agency areas in Visakhapatnam district disrupted due to the bandh call given by various tribal …
  • A.P. Formation Day celebrated in Vizag 02 Nov 2019 03:44 Andhra Pradesh Formation Day was celebrated at the Andhra University Convention Centre on Friday. Glowing tributes were paid to Potti Sreeramulu, who laid down his life for the cause of a separate State for the Telugu-speaking people. Several other leaders …
  • Recurring bane for Visakha Agency 28 Oct 2019 12:00 Diseases like malaria, dengue, viral fevers, chikungunya and typhoid are a recurrent feature in Agency areas of Visakhapatnam every year, thanks to insanitary conditions and lack of access to clean drinking water. With awareness being low in the interior …
  • CM Jagan Reddy gives green signal to set up Archaeological Corporation 12 Oct 2019 02:41 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday approved a proposal to set up the Archaeological Corporation in order to preserve the historical monuments in the State. He also directed the officials to establish cultural …
  • YSR Kanti Velugu will cover 5.4 crore people in State, announces CM Jagan Reddy at launch 11 Oct 2019 02:59 By Express News Service ANANTAPUR: Launching the ‘YSR Kanti Velugu’ in Anantapur on Thursday, marking the World Sight Day, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said in the next three years all the 5.4 crore people in the State will be screened for eye …
  • Security Forces Find and Defuse 60 Kg of Explosives in India's Chhattisgarh State - Reports 29 Sep 2019 07:11 Asia & Pacific 10:07 29.09.2019(updated 10:09 29.09.2019) Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): Sixty kilograms of explosives placed in steel containers and buried beneath a road were recovered and defused by security forces late on Saturday in the Indian …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Rains may continue for two more days 20 Oct 2020 02:53 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With a fresh low pressure area developing in the Bay of Bengal, more rains are expected to lash the state on Tuesday and Wednesday. The Indian Meterological Department has issued a warning for thunderstorm, along with …
  • Heavy rain batters Andhra, Telangana, Odisha 13 Oct 2020 13:18 Monday’s deep depression crossed the North Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday morning with the accompaniment of heavy to very heavy rainfall, and even extremely heavy falls over Coastal Andhra Pradesh while the rainfall was heavy to very over both Telangana and …
  • Deep depression crosses Kakinada coast in AP 13 Oct 2020 09:44 Visakhapatnam: The deep depression in West Central Bay of Bengal, which left a trail of destruction leaving three dead, crossed the Andhra Pradesh Coast near Kakinada between 6.30 and 7.30 on Tuesday, according to the Cyclone Warning Centre, Visakhapatnam. …
  • Two dead as heavy rains lash Andhra Pradesh, depression crosses coast near Kakinada 13 Oct 2020 09:27 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA/VISAKHAPATNAM/KAKINADA: Heavy rains lashed different parts of Andhra Pradesh under the influence of a deep depression since Monday night. Two people died in rain related incidents in Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada, …
  • 60-year-old woman missing after car gets swept away in Vizag 13 Oct 2020 08:15 A 60-year-old woman had gone missing after the car in which she was travelling was swept away in a gedda (stream) near Gannavaram Metta at Nathavaram mandal in Visakhapatnam district, on Monday morning. According to Sub-Inspector of Nathavaram police …
  • Heavy rains lash Andhra Pradesh as deep depression crosses coast near Kakinada 13 Oct 2020 07:19 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Heavy rains lashed different parts of Andhra Pradesh under the influence of deep depression since Monday night. One person reportedly died in a rain-related incident in Narsipatnam of Visakhapatnam district.  According …
  • New farm Acts: farmers confused about its impact, worried about future 12 Oct 2020 07:12 Primarily, many farmers feel that the amendment to the Essential Commodities Act might affect their farming prospects and their choice of crop. The NDA government has pushed three farm Bills in both Houses of Parliament, but it has left the farmers in the …
  • Torrential rains batter parts of Rayalaseema, snap road links 12 Oct 2020 03:39 By Express News Service CHITTOOR/KADAPA/VIJAYAWADA: Heavy and continuous rains in parts of Rayalaseema since Saturday night has left several streams in Kadapa and Chittoor districts overflowing, and thrown life out of gear. Two persons, who were …
  • 400 kilos of ganja seized in Narsipatnam 08 Sep 2020 00:01
  • Officials focus on mass testing in containment zones 06 Sep 2020 17:37 Ever since the first COVID-19 positive case was recorded in the last week of March, the district administration has put its focus on testing, especially in the containment zones. The testing in the GVMC limits began on April 6 and from 11 tests on that day …
  • Doctor’s arrest: CBI told to submit report by November 11 02 Sep 2020 03:10 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The CBI has sought more time from the High Court to investigate whether the police used excessive force while taking Dr Sudhakar, the anaesthetist at the Narsipatnam government hospital in Visakhapatnam, into their …
  • Don’t fell trees to make way for houses, HC tells Andhra govt  29 Aug 2020 04:50 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The AP High Court on Friday issued notices to Chief Conservator of Forest and Principal Secretary (Forest) while warning the State officials of serious consequences if the trees are axed to make way for issuing house …
  • Thunderstorms likely to occur in next five days across Andhra Pradesh 17 Aug 2020 03:37 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Under the influence of low pressure areas in the Bay of Bengal and active South West Monsoon, heavy rains occurred at isolated places in East Godavari district and parts of West Godavari district.  Light to moderate …
  • IMD warning:  Heavy rains to continue in all coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh 15 Aug 2020 04:23 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Under the influence of low-pressure areas formed in North-West Bay of Bengal, heavy rains occurred at several places in north coastal districts, particularly Visakhapatnam, East Godavari and parts of West Godavari, …
  • Visakhapatnam Covid count breaches 3,000-mark, 48 die in last 20 days 21 Jul 2020 03:31 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The Covid-19 count in Visakhapatnam district breached 3,000-mark with 209 infections on Monday. After the first case was reported in Allipuram on March 19 when a 65-year-old Saudi returnee tested positive, in 104 days …
  • Paderu’s first C-section delivers a bundle of joy 12 Jul 2020 04:24 When 23-year-old Lochali Vasantha, a native of Hukumpeta mandal in Visakahapatnam district, was brought to the District Hospital at Paderu on July 6, in an advanced stage of pregnancy, she was in a state of panic since she had learnt that she developed …
  • With 102 new cases, district tally shoots up to 1,238 04 Jul 2020 17:06 In a steep spike, 102 new COVID-19 positive cases were reported from Visakhapatnam district on Saturday. This is for the first time, the district crossed 100-mark within 24 hours. With the new cases, the total number of cases as on Saturday is 1,238. The …
  • TDP's Ayyanna gets interim Andhra Pradesh High Court relief from arrest 23 Jun 2020 04:29 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Monday directed the police not to arrest TDP senior leader Ch Ayyanna Patrudu till Wednesday in connection with a case booked against him under the SC/ST Atrocities Prevention Act. It …
  • How could you back Ayyanna, take action against him: Padma to Chandrababu Naidu 21 Jun 2020 04:22 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: AP Women’s Commission Chairperson Vasireddy Padma on Saturday questioned TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu as to why he was backing his party colleague Ch Ayyanna Patrudu against whom a case under the Nirbhaya Act was booked …
  • Former TDP minister booked under Nirbhaya Act 17 Jun 2020 11:38 Police on Tuesday registered cases against former Telugu Desam Party Minister Ch. Ayyanna Patrudu for allegedly using foul language against Narsipatnam Municipal Commissioner during a protest. The Narsipatnam town police booked cases under various IPC …
  • Andhra HC allows suspended doctor to leave mental hospital 05 Jun 2020 18:49 Visakhapatnam, June 5 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Friday granted permission to suspended government doctor Sudhakar Rao to leave the Government Hospital for Mental Health, where he was admitted on May 16 after the police allegedly manhandled …
  • Over 100 COVID-19 cases in five weeks in Vizag, 40 per cent are super-spreaders 05 Jun 2020 06:55 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The city has been witnessing a spike in positive cases with over 100 cases reported since May 1. Nearly 40 per cent of these cases are due to super-spreaders of Dandu Bazaar and Maharani Peta cases. There has also …
  • CBI registers FIR against suspended Andhra doctor 03 Jun 2020 11:49 Visakhapatnam, June 3 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is probing the alleged manhandling of suspended government doctor K. Sudhakar Rao by Visakhapatnam police, has filed a First Information Report (FIR) against him. The federal …
  • CBI files FIR against suspended Dr Sudhakar Rao in Visakhapatnam 03 Jun 2020 08:48 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is probing into the case of suspended Narsipatnam doctor Sudhakar Rao following High Court order, has filed FIR against Sudhakar Rao late Tuesday night. Sudhakar Rao is …
  • CBI seizes medical reports of Sudhakar 02 Jun 2020 03:25 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probing suspended Narsipatnam Area Hospital anaesthetist Sudhakar Rao case as per the directives of the Andhra Pradesh High Court stepped up investigation. The CBI sleuths …
  • Shift me to another hospital: Suspended Andhra Pradesh doctor 28 May 2020 02:28 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  Suspended doctor of Narsipatnam Area Hospital K Sudhakara Rao’s case took a new turn on Wednesday as he stated that he was doubtful about the treatment being given to him at the Government Hospital for Mental Care. …
  • HC orders CBI probe into action against A.P. doctor 23 May 2020 00:06 The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Friday ordered the Central Bureau of Investigation to investigate the Dr. K. Sudhakar case. A Division Bench, comprising Justice Rakesh Kumar and Justice K. Suresh Reddy, asked the CBI to probe whether the police used …
  • HC directs Vizag judge to record suspended doctor’s statement 20 May 2020 10:18 Amaravati, May 20 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Wednesday directed the Visakhapatnam sessions judge to record the statement of a suspended government doctor allegedly manhandled by the police in full public view in Visakhapatnam last week. The …
  • After Doctor Stripped To Waist, Hands Tied In Andhra, Policeman Suspended 17 May 2020 19:11 Visakhapatnam police have booked multiple cases against the doctor, who said he was being targeted Visakhapatnam: Several distressing videos emerged from Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam on Saturday, in which a doctor stripped to the waist and shouted …
  • PG medical student tests positive for COVID-19 in Visakhapatnam 17 May 2020 19:00 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: A postgraduate medical student is among the three who tested positive in Visakhapatnam district on Sunday. The student was reportedly present during the dialysis performed on a person from Chengalraopeta, who died due …
  • Suspended doctor taken into custody 17 May 2020 05:32 A doctor from the Narsipatnam area hospital, Sudhakar Rao, who was suspended after he alleged that N95 masks were not being provided to the doctors on COVID-19 duty last month, was taken into custody on Saturday on the charge of causing nuisance on the …
  • One more discharges from hospital in Vizag; total active COVID-19 cases now at 3 30 Apr 2020 09:15 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: One more COVID-19 positive tested person was discharged from GITAM hospital on Thursday. With this, 20 of the 23 positive tested person have been discharged from hospital in the district. While two women are …
  • No truth in Narsipatnam doctor’s claims: AMC head 08 Apr 2020 04:40 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Andhra Medical College (AMC) principal PV Sudhakar on Tuesday condemned the charges levelled by the anaesthetist of Narsipatnam Government Area Hospital. Addressing mediapersons, District Medical and Health Officer ( …
  • Migrant groups stuck in Hyderabad 29 Mar 2020 08:23 Hyderabad: This past week, migrant workers have been facing a lot of trouble because of the lockdown. Thousands of them tried to return home to their families in their respective states. Some walked, some crammed themselves into buses and lorries. A few …
  • Case against TDP leader Ayyanna for obstructing cops on duty 22 Dec 2019 04:58 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Narsipatnam police have filed a case against TDP leader Ch Ayyanna Patrudu on charges of obstructing the police personnel from performing their duty. Ayyanna allegedly picked up an argument with the police when they …
  • SCR GM inspects railway stations in Vijayawada division 05 Dec 2019 07:56 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  South Central Railway (SCR) general manager Gajanan Mallya conducted the annual inspection of Vijayawada division’s Duvvada-Rajahmundry section on Wednesday. Commencing from Duvvada Railway Station, the inspection …
  • Pak HC grants bail to Maryam Nawaz | LIVE 04 Nov 2019 12:08 Nov 04, 2019 5:26 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha Shiv Sena leaders meets Maharashtra Governor in Mumbai Shiv Sena leaders Ramdas Kadam and Sanjay Raut met Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari.   Nov 04, 2019 5:03 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha SC …
  • Bombay HC asks RBI to file affidavit in PMC Bank case by Nov 13 | LIVE 04 Nov 2019 08:32 Nov 04, 2019 2:00 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao Lawyers stage protest outside SC in Delhi Lawyers protest outside Supreme Court over different issues, including demand of Rs 10 lakhs compensation each to the lawyers who were injured in clash with police at …
  • 2 Dead, 6 Injured In A Road Accident In Visakhapatnam 30 Oct 2019 16:39 The injured were taken to Narsipatnam Area Hospital for the treatment (Representational) Visakhapatnam: Two people died and six others were injured in a road accident in Vishakapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh. "An overspeeding biker hit an auto- …
  • Recurring bane for Visakha Agency 28 Oct 2019 12:00 Diseases like malaria, dengue, viral fevers, chikungunya and typhoid are a recurrent feature in Agency areas of Visakhapatnam every year, thanks to insanitary conditions and lack of access to clean drinking water. With awareness being low in the interior …
  • YSR Congress MP ties the knot with her friend 18 Oct 2019 18:07 Visakhapatnam: YSR Congress Party MP from Araku, Goddeti Madhavi, on Friday tied the knot with her childhood friend Kusireddy Siva Prasad, who had played a key role in her poll campaign and proposed her after she was elected to Lok Sabha. She married Siva …
  • A love story, filmi style! 12 Oct 2019 20:27 Kusireddy Siva Prasad spent two sleepless nights after proposing marriage to the love of his life, Araku MP Goddeti Madhavi, because she took as many days to decide! But he had more to worry about than just his proposal being rejected because they had been …
  • Incessant rain disrupts life in Visakhapatnam 27 Sep 2019 05:39 Incessant rain has disrupted the normal life in Visakhapatnam district. Apart from the city, the rural and agency areas have been witnessing heavy downpour since Wednesday night. Many areas in the city were waterlogged on Thursday, creating trouble to …
  • 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. …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • AP crosses 8-lakh mark of total Covid cases, deaths reach 6,544 24 Oct 2020 14:22 VIJAYAWADA, OCT. 23 : Andhra Pradesh has crossed the eight-lakh mark in total number of Covid-19 cases by registering 8,00,684 instances of the disease, with 3,765 new cases having been added during the last 24 hours. State health authorities have released …
  • Andhra Pradesh’s COVID tally crosses 8 lakh with lowest death rate and highest recovery 24 Oct 2020 08:00 1.5% of State’s population infected and 13.9% tested, both highest among top 4 affected States The State's COVID-19 tally has crossed the eight lakh-mark with 4,281 new infections and 20 deaths reported in 24 hours ending Friday morning after nearly 7. …
  • Over 80k Covid samples tested in a day 24 Oct 2020 03:49 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh added 3,765 new cases of coronavirus in a day, which took its total count to 8,00,684. Overall recoveries increased to 7,62,419 lakh as 4,281 more patients were cured on Friday. With the death of 20 more …
  • Rs 70L worth gold biscuits seized at city airport 23 Oct 2020 23:46 During frisking, customs officials found 4 pieces of gold biscuits in the trousers of the two smugglersHyderabad: Customs officials apprehended two passengers who arrived at Rajiv Gandhi International (RGI) Airport from Visakhapatnam and seized 1.4 kg gold …
  • 215kgs ganja smuggled from AP to Kerala seized 23 Oct 2020 22:57 The Madurai city police on Friday seized 215.2kg of ganja smuggled from Visakhapatnam to Kerala. Based on a tip-off received by the Anna Nagar police, a team led by inspector P Boominathan intercepted a multi-utility vehicle bearing Kerala registration …
  • 100% growth in orders received during festive season sale, says Myntra 23 Oct 2020 14:41 Fashion e-tailor Myntra on Friday claimed 100 per cent growth in orders received during its one-week long festive season sale. According to the company, 45 million customers visited the company's portal out of which 4 million shopped 13 million items …
  • 100 per cent growth in orders during festive season sale, says Myntra 23 Oct 2020 12:40 By PTI NEW DELHI: Fashion e-tailor Myntra on Friday claimed 100 per cent growth in orders received during its one-week long festive season sale. According to the company, 45 million customers visited the company's portal out of which 4 million shopped …
  • A.P. reports one of the lowest deaths 23 Oct 2020 11:18 Tally inches close to 8-lakh mark; only one district reports more than two deaths The State’s COVID tally inched close to the eight-lakh mark as 3,620 new infections were reported in 24 hours ending Thursday morning. During the same period, the State saw …
  • Rare plants have turned money spinners during the pandemic 23 Oct 2020 09:58 Money does grow on trees after all, find collectors and sellers of rare plants, which are seeing a bloom in popularity — and price — during lockdown “The market for rare plants used to be like the art market: discreet, rich and a passion nursed by the …
  • The virus is on the march in much of the world. In India, it’s in retreat. 23 Oct 2020 08:55 After seven straight months in which cases increased relentlessly, culminating in a devastating September surge, the number of new infections per day in India dropped sharply in October. India is home to one of the largest outbreaks on the planet. Last …
  • Rs 10 cr for Rabi input subsidy to farmers 23 Oct 2020 07:38 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   The State government on Thursday gave administrative sanction for disbursing input subsidy worth Rs 10.76 crore to the farmers who suffered crop damages due to unseasonal rains from February and April this year. The …
  • Andhra Pradesh: South Central Railway commissions 69 km double railway line in record time 23 Oct 2020 07:38 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   In a record time, the Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd (RVNL) completed and commissioned 69 km of doubling of railway line between Uppaluru-Gudivada-Moturu and Gudivada-Machilipatnam on Thursday.  The newly-commissioned double …
  • Breaking News: October 22, 2020 | Highlights 23 Oct 2020 05:30 Oct 22, 2020 11:24 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao Jharkhand reports 549 new COVID-19 cases Jharkhand reported 549 new COVID-19 cases, 625 recoveries, and 8 deaths today, taking total cases to 98,610 including 91,629 recoveries, 859 deaths, and 6,122 active …
  • Thanks to lockdown, air quality improves in Andhra Pradesh this year 23 Oct 2020 01:41 Vijayawada: Ambient air quality in 15 major cities/towns in Andhra Pradesh was found to be relatively good when compared with last year, thanks to the lockdown due to Covid-19 and the incessant rainfall. The Andhra Pradesh pollution control board ( …
  • Indian Army chief commissions INS Kavaratti in Vizag 23 Oct 2020 01:41  Chief of Army Staff, General Manoj Mukund Naravane, along with Commander-in-Chief of Eastern Naval Command, Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain, CMD of GRSE Kolkata, Rear Admiral Vipin Kumar Saxena, and Commanding Officer of INS Kavaratti, Cdr Sandeep Singh …
  • Named after Liberation War predecessor, India’s warfare stealth corvette commissioned 23 Oct 2020 01:35 India's indigenously built anti-submarine warfare stealth corvette was today commissioned into the Indian Navy, carrying the same name as its predecessor, which made a stellar contribution to Bangladesh's Liberation War in 1971. Army Chief General …
  • Gland Pharma gets SEBInod for ₹6,000-crore IPO 22 Oct 2020 22:20 Gland Pharma Ltd, the Hyderabad-based company in which Hong Kong-listed Fosun Pharma is a major stakeholder, has received SEBI nod for a ₹6,000 crore initial public offering. While there has been no official confirmation, sources said the company’s draft …
  • Commissioning of INS Kavaratti significant step for country’s maritime goals: Army Chief 22 Oct 2020 18:50 Oct 22, 2020, 10:24PM ISTSource: ANIIndian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane addressed a gathering after commissioning of anti-submarine warfare (ASW) ship INS Kavaratti into the Indian Navy at the Naval Dockyard in Visakhapatnam.“The commissioning …
  • Swiggy says food delivery at 85 pc of pre-COVID value 22 Oct 2020 15:45 By PTI NEW DELHI: Food ordering platform Swiggy on Thursday said its pan-India food delivery has recovered to around 80-85 per cent of pre-COVID-19 order value. "Starting with the unlock phases slowly and steadily more and more restaurants opened …
  • Swiggy says food delivery recovers to 85% of pre-Covid-19 order value 22 Oct 2020 15:23 Food ordering platform Swiggy on Thursday said its pan-India food delivery has recovered to around 80-85 per cent of pre-COVID-19 order value. "Starting with the unlock phases slowly and steadily more and more restaurants opened their kitchens to …
  • GRSE built 4th & last in the series, ASW Corvette, INS Kavaratti Commissioned 22 Oct 2020 15:08 "Indian Naval Ship Kavaratti", the last in the series of four Anti-Submarine Warfare Corvettes' (ASWC) built for the Indian Navy by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE), Kolkata, a Mini Ratna Category 1 & leading …
  • Indigenously-built stealth corvette INS Kavaratti commissioned into Navy 22 Oct 2020 15:06 By: PTI | Visakhapatnam | Updated: October 22, 2020 7:13:12 pm The ships weapons and sensors suite is predominantl indigenous and showcases the nations growing capability i this niche area," according to the Navy.(Express photo by Pradip Das)Chief of …
  • Food delivery volumes spike in small cities due to reverse migration 22 Oct 2020 14:33 Bengaluru-based food delivery firm Swiggy, due to reverse migration, has seen volumes and gross merchandise value (GMV) for cities such as Kolkata, Kochi, Lucknow, Visakhapatnam, Guwahati, Mysore double, with some cities even performing at 150% of pre- …
  • Army Chief General Naravane commissions ASW ship INS Kavaratti into Indian Navy 22 Oct 2020 11:51 Oct 22, 2020, 03:27PM ISTSource: ANIArmy Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane commissioned anti-submarine warfare (ASW) ship INS Kavaratti into the Indian Navy at the Naval Dockyard in Visakhapatnam. Indian Navy, in a statement, said the warship portrays …
  • Indian Navy's indigenously-built stealth corvette INS Kavaratti commissioned 22 Oct 2020 11:18 VISAKHAPATNAM: Chief of Army Staff General M M Naravane on Thursday commissioned the Anti-Submarine Warfare stealth corvette INS Kavaratti into the Indian Navy at the Naval Dockyard here. INS Kavaratti is the last of the four indigenously- built ASW …
  • INS Kavaratti's commissioning marks significant step in securing country's maritime goals, says Army Chief 22 Oct 2020 10:50 By ANI  VISAKHAPATNAM: The commissioning of INS Kavaratti marks yet another significant step in securing our country's maritime goals, said Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane on Thursday in Visakhapatnam. "The commissioning of INS Kavaratti …
  • Tirupati gets Flipkart’s Best Price store 22 Oct 2020 08:33 The Flipkart group’s Best Price cash-and-carry business opened its new wholesale store in the temple town of Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh, making it the 29th store in the country across nine States. These stores cater to the needs of kiranas and small …
  • Railways to run superfast special trains between Howrah-Yesvantpur daily | Check timings, stoppages 22 Oct 2020 07:47 Image Source : FILE PHOTO Railways to run superfast special trains between Howrah-Yesvantpur daily | Check timings, stoppages In order to facilitate the rush of passengers during the upcoming festival season, South Central Railways on Wednesday said it …
  • Anti-Submarine Warfare Corvette 'INS Kavaratti' commissioned into Indian Navy 22 Oct 2020 06:04 By ANI VISAKHAPTANAM: Anti-Submarine Warfare Corvette "INS Kavaratti" was commissioned into Indian Navy by Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane at Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam on Thursday. Kavaratti has state-of-the-art weapons and …
  • State records 3,746 new cases; active cases at 32,376 22 Oct 2020 05:29 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Covid-19 tally in Andhra Pradesh rose by 3,746 to 7.93 lakh, on Wednesday. Active cases, however, stand at 32,376 as daily recoveries have been consistently surpassing new cases.  According to the latest media …
  • Andhra Pradesh to cross 8 lakh-mark in COVID-19 cases shortly 22 Oct 2020 01:58 Vijayawada: Andhra Pradesh will touch eight lakh mark of total Covid-19 positive cases shortly. The state recorded 3,746 new Covid-19 cases, taking the tally to 7,93,299 and 27 deaths taking the death toll to 6,508, in the last 24 hours. The state’s Covid- …
  • 80% shoppers chose regional, local brands during festive sale: Snapdeal 21 Oct 2020 15:21 Value-focused e-commerce marketplace Snapdeal on Wednesday said 80 per cent shoppers chose regional or local brands for their Diwali purchases during its just-ended festive sale. The remaining 20 per cent opted for national and international brands, …
  • Crops on 67,864 hectares of land damaged due to rains in Andhra 21 Oct 2020 15:17 Amaravati, Oct 15 (IANS) The recent downpour due to a deep depression has damaged crops over 67,864 hectares in Andhra Pradesh. Eight districts have suffered the damage. Visakhapatnam 5,435 hectares, East Godavari (29,362), West Godavari (15,926), Krishna …
  • Indigenously-built INS 'Kavaratti' warfare corvette to be commissioned tomorrow 21 Oct 2020 14:47 (File) A priest performs rituals to Kavaratti, an Anti-Submarine Warfare Corvette built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited(GRSE), Kolkata for the Indian Navy, during its launch in Kolkata .(Source: Express Photo by Partha Paul)The last of …
  • AirAsia India announces flights on 6 new domestic routes. Check here 21 Oct 2020 14:23 Ahead of the festive season, low-cost carrier AirAsia India on Wednesday announced flights on six new routes, connecting Chennai with Ahmedabad, Goa, Mumbai and Visakhapatnam, Mumbai with Goa, and Jaipur with Kolkata as it expects an increase in demand.
  • AirAsia India starts flights on six new domestic routes, expects festive demand to increase 21 Oct 2020 13:18 MUMBAI: Budget carrier AirAsia India on Wednesday launched flights on six new routes, connecting Chennai with Ahmedabad, Goa, Mumbai and Visakhapatnam, Mumbai with Goa, and Jaipur with Kolkata as it expects an increase in demand during the festive season. …
  • First phase of operation to salvage aground ship of Bangladesh begins 21 Oct 2020 09:05 Operation to salvage the 3000-tonne Bangladeshi ship MV Maa that ran aground near Tenneti Park in Visakhapatnam on October 13, took a baby step here on Tuesday with the salvor company, engaged by the owners, commencing the pumping of fuel oil from the ship …
  • Low pressure area persists, heavy rainfall for AP, TS 21 Oct 2020 08:56 Visakhapatnam, October 21: The low pressure area over central parts of Bay of Bengal and neighbourhoods associated with cyclonic circulation extending up to 7.6 km above mean sea level persists. It is likely to become a well marked low pressure area over …
  • Now, Covid detection kits to be produced  at AMTZ 21 Oct 2020 05:20 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Andhra Pradesh Medtech Zone (AMTZ), Visakhapatnam, is all set to get a world-class facility for the production of Covid detection kits. The facility, set up by DNA Xperts Pvt Ltd, will be inaugurated on Wednesday. DNA …
  • Andhra Pradesh likely to receive rainfall in next two days 21 Oct 2020 03:02 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Under the influence of the Low Pressure Area in the Bay of Bengal and active South West Monsoon in the State, moderate to heavy rains lashed different parts of the state. With IMD reports stating that the Low Pressure …
  • Storm brewing over Bay of Bengal; more rains likely in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh 21 Oct 2020 02:03 Visakhapatnam: A low pressure area lay over central Bay of Bengal and the Indian Meteorological Department said a few of its prediction models were indicating that it will intensify into depression during October 23-24. The low pressure area is likely to …
  • Heavy rains forecast in AP coast 20 Oct 2020 10:19 Visakhapatnam: A fresh low pressure has formed over east central Bay of Bengal and is likely to become well marked in another 72 hours. It will remain in the Bay for another three days and slowly move towards north Odisha and West Bengal.   Reports from …
  • COVID graph dips further in State 20 Oct 2020 06:26 Continuing to witness a downward trend in the incidence of COVID infections, the State records less than 3,000 new cases and the lowest single-day test positivity rate during the past three months. In last 24 hours ending Monday morning, 2,918 new cases …
  • Rains may continue for two more days 20 Oct 2020 02:53 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With a fresh low pressure area developing in the Bay of Bengal, more rains are expected to lash the state on Tuesday and Wednesday. The Indian Meterological Department has issued a warning for thunderstorm, along with …
  • Onion prices touch Rs 75-80, to rise further due to floods 20 Oct 2020 02:35 By Express News Service KURNOOL/VIJAYAWADA/VISAKHAPATNAM: The cost of onion has shot up to Rs 75 per kg in the open market in the State, and the vegetable is being sold for Rs 80 in some places. The price touched Rs 60 at Rythu Bazaars.Consumers …
  • Single-day spike in Covid cases falls to 2,918 in AP 20 Oct 2020 02:35 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: For the first time in nearly two months, Andhra Pradesh saw its coronavirus tally grow by  less than 3,000 in a day, on Monday. All the 13 districts recorded less than 500 new cases.According to the latest media bulletin …
  • Ranji likely in five venues 19 Oct 2020 19:37 Express News Service CHENNAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is planning to stage the Ranji Trophy in a maximum of five states. Its operations team has begun identifying the venues which will ensure a hassle-free tournament in the midst …
  • States report fall in cases, Karnataka, A.P. test more 19 Oct 2020 17:27 After the weekend, Kerala’s graph dipped to 5,022 new COVID-19 cases, from 36,599 samples. Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Telangana also reported a drop cases. The dip in Kerala was proportionate to a lower number of samples, seen from the test positivity …
  • AP records lowest Covid-19 deaths on a single day in past three months 19 Oct 2020 13:04 Vijayawada: Andhra Pradesh has crossed the 70-lakh mark in Corona tests, apart from recording the lowest 23 Covid-19 deaths on a single day in the past three months on Sunday. The dropping of Coronavirus positive cases continued with registration of 3,986 …
  • NFR to Operate Additional Pairs of ‘Festival Special’ Trains, Details Inside 19 Oct 2020 12:16 The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has decided to operate some additional pairs of ‘Festival Special’ trains. These special trains will be operated from October 20 to November 30, said NFR Chief Public Relations Officer (CPRO) Subhanan Chanda. The 05612 …
  • A.P. reports fewer than 4,000 COVID-19 cases for fifth time in a week 19 Oct 2020 10:47 The State reported less than 4,000 new coronavirus infections in a day for the fifth time in the past week, and only 23 new deaths. With 3,986 new infections and 23 new deaths in the last 24 hours ending on Sunday, the cumulative tally increased to 7,83, …
  • Meet the people who quit their addictions during the pandemic 19 Oct 2020 09:08 Despite news of alcohol flying off the shelves after the lockdown, many used the past six months to pause, and set themselves free from their addictions “Every time someone compliments me on my health, I break into a big smile. Not because I crave …
  • Celebrating skinks, Zoological Survey of India lists 62 species 19 Oct 2020 07:46 The harmless, insectivorous lizards are found across the country in every bio-geographic zone With long bodies, relatively small or no legs, no pronounced neck and glossy scales, skinks are common reptiles around homes, garages, and open spaces such as …
  • Indian Navy – Sri Lanka Navy Maritime Exercise SLINEX-20 off Trincomalee 19 Oct 2020 05:43 The Eighth Edition of annual Indian Navy (IN) – Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) bilateral maritime exercise SLINEX-20 is scheduled off Trincomalee, Sri Lanka from 19 to 21 October 2020. The Sri Lanka Navy will be represented by SLN Ships Sayura (Offshore Patrol …
  • Indian and Sri Lankan navies to carry out 3-day military exercise to show growing strategic interests 19 Oct 2020 03:29 * Indian and Sri Lankan navies to carry out 3-day military exercise to show growing strategic interests Sun, Oct 18, 2020, 09:43 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. Oct 18, Colombo: The navies of India and Sri Lanka will conduct a three-day …
  • ‘Increase staff strength in govt schools’ 19 Oct 2020 02:28 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The Andhra Pradesh Municipal Teachers Federation (APMTF) meeting here on Sunday discussed various problems faced by teachers and the course of action to be followed to get them solved. APMTF secretary general M Ravi …
  • Southern Railway announces 15 special trains to meet Deepavali rush 18 Oct 2020 22:51 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Southern Railway has announced 15 special trains to meet the rush during the Deepavali season. The Hyderabad - Tambaram daily special will leave Hyderabad at 6. 30 pm from October 20 to November 29 and reach Tambaram at …
  • Sri Lankan, Indian navies to carry out military drill to enhance inter-operability 18 Oct 2020 18:41 The Sri Lankan and Indian navies will carry out a three-day joint exercise off Trincomalee on the northeast coast of Sri Lanka, to enhance inter-operability and improve mutual understanding. The eighth edition of bilateral maritime exercise “SLINEX” is …
  • Thousands of families face landslide threats in Vizag 18 Oct 2020 12:51 Though a landslide threat faces thousands of families, the Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) is not taking concrete steps to prevent disaster. Every monsoon, there are fatal incidents reported but the GVMC is not constructing retaining …
  • These small companies are showing us the way to eco-friendly packaging 18 Oct 2020 11:07 While e-commerce giants are being pulled up for using excessive plastic, small inspiring initiatives are springing up across the country offering elegant, yet practical, eco-friendly packaging When 27-year-old Asiya K discovered that a typical potato chips …
  • Thermal, coking coal imports in 12 ports dip 25% to 55 MT in Apr-Sep: IPA 18 Oct 2020 10:25 Disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic continued to impact cargo movement in India, with thermal and coking coal imports at 12 major ports falling 25.13 per cent year-on-year to 55.41 million tonnes (MT) in April-September, according to the apex ports …
  • Thermal, coking coal imports at major ports dip 25 per cent to 55 MT in Apr-Sept: IPA 18 Oct 2020 10:06 New Delhi: Disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic continued to impact cargo movement in India, with thermal and coking coal imports at 12 major ports falling 25.13 per cent year-on-year to 55.41 million tonnes (MT) in April-September, according to the …
  • Domestic steel industry showing signs of recovery: RINL CMD 18 Oct 2020 07:50 New Delhi: The Indian steel market, which was hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns, has started showing signs of recovery, RINL Chairman P K Rath has said. The pandemic had severely disrupted the steel sector in the first quarter of the …
  • COVID-19 | Andhra Pradesh reports fewer than 4,000 new cases 18 Oct 2020 06:03 The State has once again reported fewer than four thousand new infections with the lowest single-day positivity rate in months. With 3,676 new infections and 24 new deaths in 24 hours ending Saturday morning, the total case load increased to 7,79,146 while …
  • Nandankanan Zoological Park finds adoption therapy 18 Oct 2020 06:02 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Covid-19 outbreak may have kept animal lovers away from Nandankanan Zoological Park in the City but its 'Adopt an Animal' scheme has brought them closer to its inmates. Young students who used their pocket …
  • People travelling again, buses see good bookings in Bengaluru 18 Oct 2020 00:03 Express News Service BENGALURU: The transport sector is seeing green shoots of recovery with the rise in demand for bus travel, the bus ticketing platform — redBus — has revealed. Over the October 2 long weekend, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, …
  • Alufluoride Ltd to stop Vizag plant to synchronize with expanded plant capacity 17 Oct 2020 14:55 Alufluoride Ltd has announced that the Visakhapatnam Aluminium Fluoride Plant will be stopped from 18th October 2020 for synchronizing the existing plant to the expanded plant and new plant operations are expected to be commenced in November 2020. Shares …
  • Active cases fall below 40,000 in A.P. 17 Oct 2020 10:31 Andhra Pradesh reported 3,967 new infections and 25 new deaths in 24 hours ending Friday morning, according to the Health Department's bulletin. With this, the infection tally increased to 7,75,470 and the death toll went up to 6,382. After more than …
  • 7.3 lakh of total 7.7 lakh COVID-19 cases in Andhra Pradesh recover 17 Oct 2020 04:53 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Covid-19 tally in Andhra Pradesh increased to 7,75,470 with 3,967 new cases reported in the 24 hours ending 9 am on Friday. About 5,010 patients were discharged from hospitals across the State, taking the total number of …
  • Ground Zero | Far from a happy toy story — artisans plagued by China, GST and lack of funds 16 Oct 2020 21:51 While the Prime Minister says India has the potential to become a hub for the global toy industry, artisans face a range of problems. Appaji Reddem and Laiqh Ahmed Khan report on how an influx of cheaper Chinese toys, high GST, lack of innovation and funds …
  • Police seize huge quantities of ganja in Chennai, Ranipet 16 Oct 2020 10:33 The Royapettah police in Chennai seized a huge quantity of ganja from drug peddlers in the city, and from Arakkonam in Ranipet district. Four persons, who had allegedly procured the contraband from Andhra Pradesh and supplied them to several outlets in the …
  • India gears up for virtual Durga Puja celebrations this year 16 Oct 2020 08:41 Video aartis, bhog by delivery and socially distanced pandals mark Durga Puja celebrations this year as the festival raises spirits despite COVID-19 The call of the conch will be heard through headphones. The dhunuchi’s scent — a smoky mix of camphor and …
  • Active COVID-19 cases come down to 40,047 in Andhra Pradesh 16 Oct 2020 06:23 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The COVID-19 tally jumped up by 4,000-odd cases on Thursday, taking the cumulative number of cases past the 7.71 lakh-mark. But with  5,622 recoveries, the active cases have come down to 40,047. According to the media …
  • Andhra Pradesh government deputes officer to monitor Simhachalam temple land protection cell 16 Oct 2020 06:23 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: As part of a special drive to crack the whip on encroachers of Simhachalam temple land, the State government has deputed Special Deputy Collector of the Land Protection Cell, Tirupati, M Surendra to Sri Varahalakshmi …
  • Metro AG restrategises with smaller stores, to focus on kiranas 16 Oct 2020 06:05 BENGALURU: Metro AG’s wholesale unit in India will now open only small stores in the country, which goes contrary to its global strategy of having big-box formats that are nearly two times the size of a football field. The move comes even as Metro Cash …
  • Myanmar's first submarine INS Sindhuvir benefits India against Chinese aggression | Explained 15 Oct 2020 21:43 India successfully test fires Dhruvastra in Odisha In its persistence efforts to counter Chinese influence, India on Thursday announced to deliver a submarine to Myanmar Army as part of defence cooperation between the country south Asian countries. " …
  • The importance of building trust 15 Oct 2020 21:14 The district of Visakhapatnam, and especially the Andhra Pradesh-Odisha border region, is densely forested and filled with water bodies. As a result, it is a difficult one to traverse. There is no access to these areas; only long treks can get you there. …
  • Natco Pharma eyes launch of 8-10 new drugs in India yearly 15 Oct 2020 14:26 Hyderabad: Natco Pharma aims to launch around 10 new products every year in the Indian market, the city-based drug maker said on Thursday. "Our strategy remains intact as we invest prudently in our research, manufacturing plants and enriching of skill …
  • Natco Pharma eyes launch of 8-10 new drugs yearly in Indian market 15 Oct 2020 14:00 Natco Pharma aims to launch around 10 new products every year in the Indian market, the city-based drug maker said on Thursday. "Our strategy remains intact as we invest prudently in our research, manufacturing plants and enriching of skill sets. We …
  • No pandals, public celebration during Dasara, violators to be booked: Vijayawada police 15 Oct 2020 05:10 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Making it clear that Dasara celebration in public will not be allowed in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic, Vijayawada city commissioner of police (CP) Bathini Sreenivasulu has said violation of the order will attract …
  • Vijayawada gets its own cardiology, catheterization laboratory at New Government General Hospital 15 Oct 2020 05:10 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In a sigh of relief for heart patients, a cardiology and catheterization laboratory began operation at the super-speciality block of the New Government General Hospital (GGH) here on Wednesday. District Collector A Md …
  • Govt allows ADNOC to trade 50% of oil stored in Indian strategic reserves 14 Oct 2020 16:29 The Union Cabinet on Wednesday allowed Abu Dhabi National Oil Co (ADNOC) to trade half of the crude oil it has stored in Indian underground strategic reserves. Till now, ADNOC, which has hired half of 1.5 million tonnes underground storage at Mangaluru, …
  • Ashoka Buildcon Ltd receives provisional certificate for NHAI HAM project 14 Oct 2020 13:41 Ashoka Buildcon Limited ('the Company') has announced the declaration of Sept.24, 2020 as the Commercial Operation Date (CoD) for its Hybrid Annuity Mode (HAM) Project of National Highways Authority of India ('NHAI') on Oct.13, 2020, for …
  • Rain fury shifts to West Maharashtra, Karnataka 14 Oct 2020 11:21 The rain fury from a prevailing depression is shifting to the western parts of Maharashtra and Karnataka after swamping Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Odisha overnight. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) expects it to weaken a round by this ( …
  • Kuchipudi dancer Shoba Naidu passes away 14 Oct 2020 11:05 Renowned Kuchipudi dancer Padma Shri Shobha Naidu died in Hyderabad in the early hours of Wednesday. A disciple of the legendary guru Vempati China Satyam, Shoba Naidu was born at Anakapalli in Visakhapatnam district in 1956. “She was admired even by those …
  • Rain fury continues unabated in coastal districts of Andhra, national highway inundated 14 Oct 2020 09:51 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The rain fury continued in Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday with several streams and rivulets overflowing in East and West Godavari, Visakhapatnam and Srikakulam districts, leaving several villages cut off from other areas, …
  • Illicit liquor: Four Andhra border districts under SEB lens   14 Oct 2020 03:59 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The production and sale of illicitly distilled (ID) liquor, though prevalent in all the districts of the State, is reportedly in full swing in East Godavari, Kurnool, Visakhapatnam and Chittoor districts.  This is …
  • A.P. registers over 3 lakh COVID-19 cases in the last one month 14 Oct 2020 03:08 Seven months since the first COVID infection was reported in Andhra Pradesh, the overall tally has increased to 7,63,573 with 4,622 new infections and 35 new deaths in the 24 hours ending Tuesday morning. The death toll went up to 6,291. As many as 5,715 …
  • Indian Railways to run 196 pairs of festival special trains. Check full list, train frequency 14 Oct 2020 02:52 Image Source : FILE PHOTO Indian Railways to run 196 pairs of festival special trains.  The Railways Ministry has approved Zonal Railways' proposal for the operation of 196 pairs of Festival Special trains. This comes a few days after Railways …
  • Depression: Bangladeshi ship runs aground in India’s Andhra Pradesh 13 Oct 2020 18:27 An 80-metre long Bangladeshi cargo vessel MV Maa drifted from the anchorage point and ran aground due to storm amid deep depression near Tenneti Park of Andhra Pradesh in India early today. The 3000-tonne ship, which had only 50MT fuel, had gone to …
  • Heavy showers hit traffic in Hyderabad, rain in other parts of Telangana too 13 Oct 2020 16:42 In view of the heavy rains expected in Hyderabad, flight departures and arrivals have also been impacted. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)Heavy rains lashed Hyderabad on Monday, with many parts of the city flooded and road and air traffic disrupted. …
  • Deep depression crosses Kakinada coast in AP 13 Oct 2020 09:44 Visakhapatnam: The deep depression in West Central Bay of Bengal, which left a trail of destruction leaving three dead, crossed the Andhra Pradesh Coast near Kakinada between 6.30 and 7.30 on Tuesday, according to the Cyclone Warning Centre, Visakhapatnam. …
  • Two dead as heavy rains lash Andhra Pradesh, depression crosses coast near Kakinada 13 Oct 2020 09:27 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA/VISAKHAPATNAM/KAKINADA: Heavy rains lashed different parts of Andhra Pradesh under the influence of a deep depression since Monday night. Two people died in rain related incidents in Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada, …
  • 60-year-old woman missing after car gets swept away in Vizag 13 Oct 2020 08:15 A 60-year-old woman had gone missing after the car in which she was travelling was swept away in a gedda (stream) near Gannavaram Metta at Nathavaram mandal in Visakhapatnam district, on Monday morning. According to Sub-Inspector of Nathavaram police …
  • Heavy rains lash Andhra Pradesh as deep depression crosses coast 13 Oct 2020 08:05 Amaravati(AP): The deep depression in Bay of Bengal crossed the coast close to Kakinada in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday, bringing with it a massive downpour in several districts. The State Disaster Management Authority said the deep …
  • Heavy rains lash Andhra Pradesh as deep depression crosses coast near Kakinada 13 Oct 2020 07:19 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Heavy rains lashed different parts of Andhra Pradesh under the influence of deep depression since Monday night. One person reportedly died in a rain-related incident in Narsipatnam of Visakhapatnam district.  According …
  • Andhra Pradesh reports lowest single-day spike in coronavirus cases in over two months 13 Oct 2020 05:28 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh on Monday reported only 3,224 new coronavirus cases, the lowest single-day spike since July 18. At the same time, 5,504 patients were discharged from hospitals, after which the total number of recoveries …
  • Three, including 2-year-old, killed as rain batters Andhra Pradesh 13 Oct 2020 02:44 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Three people died and two were injured in rain-related incidents in Visakhapatnam and Kadapa districts as heavy to very heavy rains, under the influence of a depression in the Bay of Bengal, battered the north coastal …
  • Two killed in Visakhapatnam after truck rams into motorists, driver claims 'break failure' 11 Oct 2020 11:49 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Two motorists were killed and four more were injured after a truck went amok at the busy Hanumantawaka junction in Visakhapatnam on Sunday. The truck collided with a few two-wheeler vehicles and two auto rickshaws …
  • Visakhapatnam beaches to get a makeover 10 Oct 2020 02:41 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: To enhance the beauty of the beaches of Visakhapatnam, the Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) has proposed to develop them under the Beachfront Redevelopment Project. The detailed project report (DPR) …