• 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 …
  • Telangana-based Andhra Pradesh businessmen play safe 13 Mar 2019 20:35 Hyderabad: The buzz in political circles is that several industrialists and businessmen with their base in Telangana state but associated with the Telugu Desam in Andhra Pradesh are being persuaded to join YSR Congress. Andhra Pradseh Chief Minister N. …
  • TDP Candidate List 2019 12 Mar 2019 18:25 AMARAVATI: After a fortnight-long discussion with the party leaders and cadres, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief Chandrababu Naidu has finalised candidates for 18 Lok Sabha seats in the state. Naidu is giving a final touch to clear the names for the rest of …
  • AP CM N Chandrababu Naidu set to name 120 candidates tomorrow 12 Mar 2019 05:21 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  With just a week left for the commencement of filing of nominations, TDP supremo and Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has started giving final touches to the candidates’ list for the Assembly elections so as to release …
  • Telugu Desam stronghold may see a VIP contestant 11 Mar 2019 16:10 Speculation that N. Lokesh, IT Minister and son of Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu, is being considered as the candidate for the Bheemunipatnam Assembly constituency by the TDP leadership has generated a lot of political heat in the district. In tune with …
  • Naidu finalises 18 TDP candidates for LS 11 Mar 2019 14:31 AMARAVATI: After a fortnight-long discussion with the party leaders and cadres, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief Chandrababu Naidu has finalised candidates for 18 Lok Sabha seats in the state. Naidu is giving a final touch to clear the names for the rest of …
  • Poll effect? Liquor sales in Vizag up by Rs 50 crore 11 Mar 2019 06:00 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Come elections and liquor flows like water. This is evident from the statistics. Liquor and beer sales in the district increased in the last one month. From February 1 to March 10, liquor and beer sales at wine shops …
  • All eyes on Bheemili as Naidu set to pick Vizag dist candidates today 07 Mar 2019 04:55 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: As Chief Minister and TDP supremo N Chandrababu Naidu will undertake an exercise on Thursday to select party nominees for the coming general elections in Visakhapatnam district at a review meeting in Amaravati even as …
  • Impersonator caught at exam centre in Andhra Pradesh 03 Mar 2019 04:26 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: A case has been booked on a person who wrote the English Paper-2 exam in the name of another person at Samyuktha MJM Junior College at Anakapalle on Saturday. According to RIO, Nagesh, V Visakha of BSc Chemistry was …
  • Two more trains from March 7 27 Feb 2019 07:44 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: South Central Railway (SCR) will run two passenger special trains between Anakapalle and Guntur to clear the extra rush of passengers during conventions of hosanna ministries to be conducted between March 7 and 10 at …
  • Vizag: VPT set to lease out land for real estate 21 Feb 2019 09:50 VISAKHAPATNAM: The port of Visakhapatnam is waiting for approval from the Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) to lease some of the land it owns here for commercial real-estate development, Visakhapatnam Port Trust deputy chairman P L …
  • Padma for Sirivennela, Harika, Yadlapalli 26 Jan 2019 03:27 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Noted lyricist Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry, chess player Harika Dronavalli and agriculturist Yadlapalli Venkateswara Rao bagged the coveted Padma Shri awards. The Centre announced the Padma awards on Friday on the …
  • Three persons from Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Sunil Chhetri get Padma Shri awards 25 Jan 2019 23:04 Hyderabad/Vijayawada: Three persons from the Telugu states and Indian football team Sunil Chhetri - who was born in Secunderabad - were awarded the Padma Shri on Thursday, ahead of Friday’s Republic Day. Lyricist Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry, chess …
  • Naidu seeks vote for welfare schemes 29 Dec 2018 10:23 Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Friday sought votes for the welfare schemes implemented and development achieved during the last four-and-a half years against odds, and for continuing the work to reach the objectives. During his interaction with …
  • Diwali: The festival of lights explained 05 Nov 2018 14:50 By Malavika Kamaraju, Features Editor; Nagarjuna Rao, Senior Pages Editor; Gautam Bhattacharjee, Sports Editor; A.K. Sathish, Senior Pages Editor As an Indian, you could be living anywhere in the world but the prospect of Diwali never fails to whip up a …
  • South Central Railway to run four Suvidha special trains from Oct 18 to clear passenger rush 06 Oct 2018 01:38 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In order to clear extra passenger rush, the South Central Railway (SCR) will run four Suvidha special train services between Hyderabad and Kakinada Town from October 18. The SCR also announced 10 weekly Tatkal Express …
  • GITAM founder MVVS Murthi to be cremated with state honours tomorrow 06 Oct 2018 00:07 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The mortal remains of TDP MLC and founder-president of GITAM Education Society MVVS Murthi and his friend Chowdary (Chinna) will reach here by Sunday morning. As the postmortem and other formalities were completed at …
  • Mishaps galore due to lack of truck terminals on NH-16 13 Aug 2018 00:49 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Lack of proper parking facilities on NH-16 in rural areas has been forcing lorry drivers to park their vehicles on the roadside in Visakhapatnam district. The long-pending issue has eventually became a nightmare for …
  • Nitin Gadkari to launch development projects at Vizag port tomorrow 12 Jul 2018 07:42 Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari will launch various development projects under the Sagarmala and Bharatmala projects worth Rs 3,685.35 crore here tomorrow. The minister, who is here on a two-day visit for the annual …
  • Gadkari to launch Rs 3,685.35 cr development projects at Vizag port 12 Jul 2018 07:12 The Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping, Nitin Gadkari, will launch various development projects under the Sagarmala and Bharatmala projects worth Rs 3,685.35 crore here tomorrow. The minister, who is here on a two-day visit for the …
  • Now, get a good meal at just Rs 5 at Anna Canteen near you in Andhra Pradesh 11 Jul 2018 01:36 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The much-awaited Anna Canteens, aimed at providing breakfast, lunch and dinner at subsidised rates to general public, will be made operational across the State from Wednesday.  Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be …
  • Union Minister Nithin Gadkari to launch Rs 3,000 crore projects in Andhra Pradesh 10 Jul 2018 02:20 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: “Union Minister for Shipping, Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari will visit the port city on July 13 and inaugurate various important projects,” Visakhapatnam Port Trust chairman MT Krishna Babu has announced. …
  • Gadkari to inaugurate Vizag port projects on Friday 09 Jul 2018 12:46 Union Minister of Shipping, Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari is visiting the city and Visakhapatnam port on Friday to inaugurate several projects and to lay foundation stones for several others, according to Visakhapatnam port chairman M.T …
  • Centre dodging rail zone for last four years: MP 05 Jul 2018 08:48 The TDP held a day-long deeksha seeking announcement of the new railway zone with headquarters in Visakhapatnam here on Wednesday in which Ministers, MPs, MLAs and senior leaders from all over the State participated. Vizianagaram MP and former Union …
  • Ex-cricketer, TDP leader among those who join JSP 29 Jun 2018 04:19 With Pawan Kalyan asserting that the Jana Sena Party (JSP) would contest all the seats in the elections and nominate only locals, a host of leaders and new entrants, including former Indian cricketer Y. Venugopala Rao and senior TDP leader Kona Tata Rao, …
  • Second coming to Kerala spelt doom for Maldivian national 07 Jun 2018 02:08 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The arrest of Maldivian nationals from the city while trying to smuggle 17 kg hashish oil out of the country was the culmination of several months of surveillance placed on the key accused, Shaniz Maheer. Various …
  • YSRCP bid to ‘purify’ TDP meet venue foiled 24 May 2018 04:38 YSRCP leaders who were on their way to the A.U. Engineering College grounds to ‘purify’ the venue where the ‘Dharma Porata Deeksha’ of the TDP was held, were taken into preventive custody on Wednesday morning. The YSRCP announced its plan on Tuesday itself …
  • Andhra Pradesh Express catches fire near Gwalior, all passengers safe 21 May 2018 22:15 By ENS & Agencies GWALIOR/VIJAYAWADA: Passengers aboard New Delhi-Visakhapatnam AP Express had a miraculous escape on Monday with alert passengers bringing the train to a halt after two compartments of the train went up in flames near Birlanagar …
  • It’s gloom and doom in Vizag 09 Apr 2018 09:01 A bleak scenario stares at mango growers in Visakhapatnam district as a majority of the mango-growing areas fail to produce expected harvest post the flowering stage. Normally, mangoes flood the market by this time. However, owing to low fruit set, local …
  • Protesting TDP MPs marshalled out from Rajya Sabha 06 Apr 2018 01:50 New Delhi: TDP’s Rajya Sabha MPs, who continued with their protests in the House even after it was adjourned for the day, were forcefully evicted by marshals late evening. The marshals had first tried to convince them to give up protest, but they refused …
  • Narain joins the cast of U Turn remake 22 Mar 2018 03:55 Malayalam actor Narain (Photo | Facebook) Malayalam actor Narain, who made his mark in Tamil cinema with films such as Chithiram Pesuthadi and Anjathe, will be teaming up with Samantha for the Tamil-Telugu bilingual remake of the hit Kannada film U Turn. …
  • Sanitation worker slips into manhole in Vijayawada, dies 21 Mar 2018 01:40 VIJAYAWADA: A sanitation worker died after slipping into a manhole at H Block of Vambay Colony here on Tuesday afternoon. His body was retrieved late at night. The incident took place around 3 pm when five workers hired to clear clogs in manholes by a …
  • Budget belied all expectations, says Opposition 02 Feb 2018 05:18 The Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) on Thursday said that the State received a raw deal in the Union Budget that was presented in Parliament by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. APCC president N. Raghuveera Reddy said there was no mention of …
  • Allocations not grants, but approvals to spend money: PSUs 02 Feb 2018 01:09 VISAKHAPATNAM: Public sector units (PSUs) in Visakhapatnam have got some major allocations in the Union Budget-2018. The Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP) has got `1,400 crore, topping the bill, while `108 crore has been earmarked for the Vizag Port. However …
  • Jaggery shops mushroom at Prakasham Gunj 26 Jan 2018 05:56 Prakasham Gunj, a marketplace in the heart of the town, has been abuzz with activity as shops selling jaggery have been mushrooming everywhere. With jaggery being the main offering to Samakka-Saralakka during the biennial Medaram jatara, regular shops …
  • Another scam surfaces, Rs 1 cr swindled from accounts of eight dead pensioners  26 Jan 2018 03:57 VISAKHAPATNAM: Barely three months after Seethammadhara Sub-Treasury Office made the headlines for swindling of money to the tune of `3 crore by its officials from 12 accounts of pensioners, more skeletons have tumbled out of the closet.  The intelligence …
  • Governor showers praise on CM 25 Jan 2018 06:32 Praising the State government’s performance, Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan on Wednesday described N. Chandrababu Naidu as ‘25X8 Chief Minister’. Addressing a meeting at S.R. Puram near here, he said the government was doing everything for them and it was the …
  • A woman in a man’s world 22 Jan 2018 20:11 Kasturi Naidoo’s India connection dates back over a hundred years. Fondly known as Kass in cricketing circles, Kasturi is a young South African woman, who has been enjoying her role as a commentator in the ongoing South Africa-India cricket tour. …
  • There is improvement in quality of life, says Naidu 06 Jan 2018 05:46 “With continued emphasis on welfare, development, and good governance, my government has delivered, resulting in marked improvement in the quality of life,” Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has said. Addressing the Janmabhoomi Maa Vooru programme at …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Maoist Protest Week: Cops beef up security in Andhra-Odisha Border 29 Jan 2019 04:41 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Security was beefed up in Andhra-Odisha Border (AOB), cut-off area and other agency areas as the banned CPI (Maoist) party gave a call for protest week from January 25. Higher police officials directed all the range…
  • Remark on secret pact between TD and Jana Sena draws flak 23 Jan 2019 21:43 Vijayawada: Telugu Desam leader and Rajya Sabha MP T.G. Venkatesh’s comment regarding a pact between the TD and the Jana Sena, who are rivals otherwise, created a flutter on Wednesday. There were angry reactions from both TD president and Chief Minister N. …
  • Valley turns into myriad of colours... 20 Jan 2019 03:48 Araku (Visakhapatnam): The Araku Valley, normally the haunt of tourists looking for a weekend getaway, boasted of a riot of colour as the second edition of the Araku Hot Air Balloon Festival got underway here on Friday. Capturing the 360-degree view of the …
  • Cold wave sweeps coastal areas; Lambasingi shivers at 1.50 Celsius 02 Jan 2019 06:52 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Many districts across Coastal Andhra Pradesh have been experiencing cold wave conditions this winter like never before giving a  new experience to the people. Severe cold wave conditions prevailed at  isolated places …
  • Discovering the wonders of AP on bicycles 13 Dec 2018 05:49 In a bid to explore the Sunrise State and discover its hidden beauty, 20 cyclists from across the country embarked on a three week-long ‘Tour de Heritage’. The cyclists, who were flagged off amidst much fanfare by AP CM Chandrababu Naidu in Vijayawada last …
  • Natural farming: Manipur, Nagaland to emulate State 17 Nov 2018 15:03 The zero budget natural farming (ZBNF) system which has got an encouraging response from the tribal farmers of Visakhapatnam is all set to be implemented in Manipur and Nagaland. A nine-member delegation from Imphal, the capital city of Manipur, which has …
  • Cabinet expansion likely on November 11; Farooq, Kidari’s son may get berths 10 Nov 2018 04:54 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The much-talked-about Cabinet expansion is all set to take place on November 11 as Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu is learnt to have decided to give representation to minorities and STs in the Council of Ministers. …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Decline of Maoists in Araku gives rise to ganja cultivation 02 Nov 2018 16:35 Ganja seizure by Visakhapatnam Rural Police and Excise Department. (Express Photo) The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on Saturday seized 720 kgs of ganja worth nearly Rs 2 crores on the outskirts of Hyderabad from a truck coming from Araku in …
  • Two separate road mishaps claim 11 lives in East Godavari, Visakhapatnam 23 Oct 2018 04:02 By Express News Service KAKINADA/VISAKHAPATNAM: Eleven persons were killed in two separate road mishaps in East Godavari and Visakhapatnam districts on Monday. In the first mishap that took place at Chebrolu village in Gollaprolu Mandal near Pithapuram …
  • Live Breaking News, Latest News Updates of October 17: Protesters attack TV journalist Pooja Prasanna's car 17 Oct 2018 12:32 Live Breaking News, Latest News Updates of October 17 Daily dose of news plays very important role in our daily life. For some people, the morning is incomplete without knowing about what's happening across the world. Some digital-savvy people have a …
  • Araku MLA Kidari Sarveswara Rao was keen on welfare and of tribals: Nara Lokesh 11 Oct 2018 05:57 VISAKHAPATNAM: “In a span of two and a half years, Araku Valley MLA Kidari Sarveswara Rao had successfully got sanction of around Rs 400 crore worth development projects for his constituency from the Panchayath Raj (PR) & Rural Development (RD) …
  • Maoist group threaten TDP leader, want her to fight against bauxite excavation 10 Oct 2018 09:48 Amravati: The Maoist central committee, in a letter, has threatened to kill Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Paderu, Giddi Eswari. In the letter, the Maoists group explained the reason behind the killing of Araku MLA …
  • Maoist group threaten TDP leader, want her to tackle bauxite excavation 10 Oct 2018 09:04 In a letter, the Maoist central committee sent Giddi Eswari death threats if she did not fight against bauxite excavation and pay up. Amravati: The Maoist central committee, in a letter, has threatened to kill Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Member of Legislative …
  • TDP leader Giddi Eswari gets death threat from Maoists group 10 Oct 2018 06:09 By ANI AMRAVATI: The Maoist's central committee, in a letter has threatened to kill Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Paderu, Giddi Eswari. In the letter, the Maoists group explained the reason behind the killing of …
  • TDP leader gets death threat from Maoists group 10 Oct 2018 04:38 [India], Oct 10 (ANI): The Maoists central committee, in a letter has threatened to kill Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Paderu, Giddi Eswari. In the letter, the Maoists group explained the reason behind the killing of …
  • Andhra CM visits families of slain TDP leaders 28 Sep 2018 19:27 VISAKHAPATNAM: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu Friday visited the homes of two TDP leaders, gunned down by Maoists at Lippitiputta village when they went to take part in a "grama darsini" (village visit) programme on September …
  • Video Shows Maoists Running Away After Shooting Dead Andhra Lawmaker 25 Sep 2018 13:03 The video shows Maoists running away from the spot after shooting the lawmaker dead Hyderabad: 48 hours after an Andhra Pradesh lawmaker and a ruling Telugu Desam Party leader were shot dead by Maoists in Visakhapatnam district, NDTV has accessed two small …
  • Maoist attack: SI suspended, probe ordered in ‘security lapse’ 25 Sep 2018 00:13 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: A day after the rural police of Visakhapatnam claimed that Araku TDP MLA K Sarveswara Rao, shot dead by the Maoists in Dumbriguda mandal, didn’t inform them of his scheduled visit to the village for Gramadarshini …
  • Maoist attack: Security blanket for funeral of MLA Kidari Sarveswara Rao and ex-MLA  25 Sep 2018 00:13 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Hundreds of tribals, supporters and party workers of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) attended the last rites of TDP Araku MLA Kidari Sarveswara Rao, who was shot dead by Maoists during his visit to Tottangi Panchayat of …
  • Andhra Pradesh police identifies three main assailants in TDP leaders' killing 24 Sep 2018 19:55 By PTI VISAKHAPATNAM: Andhra Pradesh Police Monday claimed to have identified three main assailants in the killing of two TDP leaders, including an MLA, in the attack by CPI (Maoist) and launched a massive hunt for them. Police zeroed in on the three based …
  • Massive anti-Maoist operations launched on Andhra-Odisha border 24 Sep 2018 07:12 Visakhapatnam, Sep 24 (IANS) A day after Maoists gunned down a sitting MLA and a former legislator, personnel of the elite Greyhounds anti-Maoist force and the CRPF launched a massive combing operation in the tribal areas of Visakhapatnam district on …
  • The inside dope on why a village in Andhra Pradesh is flying high 25 Aug 2018 02:40 Paderu (Andhra Pradesh): Here's the dope on a big business: Nearly 1,000 villages devote 10,000 acres to a plant used to make a product that commands a price of Rs 40,000 per kg in major urban markets. The plant is cannabis. The place is Paderu, Andhra …
  • 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 …
  • 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. …
  • 15 passengers injured as RTC bus overturns on highway, traffic disrupted 18 Jul 2017 07:12 An RTC bus that overturned near Port Hospital Junction on NH-16 on Monday | Express VISAKHAPATNAM: Fifteen passengers, including a senior citizen, sustained injuries after a speeding RTC bus overturned near Port Hospital Junction on NH-16 on Monday …
  • 16 injured as RTC bus overturns on NH-16 in Vizag 17 Jul 2017 11:04 Vehicular movement was disrupted between Birla Junction and IV- Town police station due to the accident. | Express Photo Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Sixteen passengers on board sustained injuries after an RTC bus overturned near Port Hospital Junction in …
  • Varma takes charge as Srikakulam SP 27 Jun 2017 03:16 Curbing road mishap is my priority, says Srikakulam SP CM Trivikrama Varma SRIKAKULAM: CM CM Trivikrama Varma assumed the office of Srikaluam superintendent of police on Monday morning. After taking the charge Varma, who earlier has worked as Prakasam SP, …
  • 3 more bars to come up in Narsipatnam, Yelamanchili  25 Jun 2017 05:12 Image for representational purpose only. VISAKHAPATNAM: After the new liquor policy was announced by the state government, the excise authorities of Visakhapatnam district have accorded permission for three more bars in rural areas. The officials appealed …
  • Very heavy rain, thunderstorm likely in coastal AP today 17 Jun 2017 02:47 A roadside vendor selling colourful umbrellas near Andhra University campus in Visakhapatnam on Friday | Express VISAKHAPATNAM :The southwest monsoon became vigorous over Rayalaseema, but remained active over coastal Andhra Pradesh on Friday. Heavy rain …
  • Most wanted among four ganja smugglers arrested 12 Jun 2017 01:19 VISAKHAPATNAM: A most wanted ganja smugglers, Srinivas alias Baba Chowdhary, along with three others were reportedly nabbed by Visakhapatnam Rural Police on Saturday late night. The police nabbed the four while the latter were transporting around 500 kg of …
  • Two more held in gang-rape of tribal girls in Andhra Pradesh 31 May 2017 01:22 VISAKHAPATNAM: The Chintapalle police on Tuesday arrested two more accused in the case of gang-rape of two minor tribal girls on May 20. Another two,  reportedly from Visakhapatnam city, are still absconding. Police say that they are yet to get the reports …
  • As chemical ripener banned, ethylene comes in handy for city mango traders  28 May 2017 02:28 The artificial mango ripening chamber set up at MVP rythu bazaar, in Visakhapatnam | Express VISAKHAPATNAM: In an bid to make it convenient for the mango traders, a ripening chamber has been set up at the MVP Colony rythu bazaar in the city June last year. …
  • Anandapuram sizzles at 44.5 degrees C 16 May 2017 01:53 VISAKHAPATNAM:Vizag recorded more than 40 degrees Celsius for the second time in less than two weeks on Monday, as many areas on the city outskirts recorded temperatures hovering around 42 to 44 degrees Celsius. Motorists faced a tough time driving in heat …
  • Realtors in Vizag district threaten to declare ‘construction holiday’ 15 May 2017 02:42 VISAKHAPATNAM: The skyrocketing cement prices has kept the builders and construction sector in Visakhapatnam district on tenterhooks. Having put the overall loss at around Rs 500 to Rs 600 crore, the builders are mulling over declaring a construction …
  • 500 kg of ganja being smuggled to Hyderabad seized by Devarapalli police 13 May 2017 01:26 ELURU: Police on Friday arrested seven persons and seized ganja weighing 500 kg which was being smuggled to Hyderabad from Vizag on Friday morning. The Devarapalli police received a tip off in the wee hours of Friday that some people had loaded ganja …
  • Ganja smugglers use women as ‘safe couriers’ to hoodwink cops in Visakhapatnam 12 May 2017 02:26 VISAKHAPATNAM: Despite crackdown on the ganja smuggling, the kingpins are now resorting to various methods to hoodwink the police. Indigent women from Vizag Agency are being hired for transporting the contraband to other states. These women are being paid …
  • Showers bring temperature down, keep Andhra Pradesh people’s spirits up 10 May 2017 00:57 VISAKHAPATNAM:Heavy rains coupled with lightning lashed Vijayawada and various parts of the State on Tuesday evening. The mercury levels which have almost come down to normal at several places in coastal Andhra Pradesh will continue to remain the same for …
  • Andhra Pradesh seeks Central aid to strengthen police force to face Maoist threat 09 May 2017 01:42 VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh government has urged the aid of the Centre to strengthen its police force in the wake of increase in threat perception from the outlawed CPI (Maoist). After the recent Maoist ambush in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh, in which …
  • Impersonator nabbed, gold of Rs 23 lakh recovered in Visakhapatnam 05 May 2017 02:10 Image used for representational purpose. VISAKHAPATNAM: The city south sub-division police on Wednesday nabbed a person on charges of posing as an electrical lineman and stealing valuables from people’s house, at Parawada.  On interrogation, the accused …
  • Two children killed, 24 hurt as van overturns in Visakhapatnam 01 May 2017 02:10 VISAKHAPATNAM: Two children died and 24 were injured when a van in which they were travelling overturned on the ghat road near Luthupeta area of Annavaram police station limits in Visakhapatnam agency at around 7.30 am on Sund when the villagers were going …
  • Quality of water in question as local bodies have no labs 02 Apr 2017 02:21 VIJAYAWADA: Municipalities of Vizianagaram and Salur, both in Vizianagaram district were found discharging the drainage water into the Pedda Cheruvu and Vegavathi river respectively. Both the water bodies are main drinking water sources for the respective …
  • Five-member thief gang busted, valuables worth Rs 23 lakh seized 01 Apr 2017 01:46 VISAKHAPATNAM: In a major catch, the city police on Friday arrested five members of a gang and a 43-year-old person in two sperate cases, who have been involved in many theft cases reported in the city and district limits. The cops recovered valuables …
  • Hostage freed, seven arrested, one at large 22 Feb 2017 03:05 VISAKHAPATNAM: Cracking the kidnap case of realtor P Lova Raju, the Chodavaram police on Tuesday arrested seven persons of the eight-member gang. The police came to the conclusion that financial issues were the reasons behind the abduction. The arrested …
  • Abducted Real-Estate Businessman Rescued, Seven Held 21 Feb 2017 20:41 Visakhapatnam:  A 50-year-old businessman, who was abducted for a ransom of Rs 5 lakh by his friend, was rescued from a house in Chodavaram in the district on Monday night, police said. Real estate businessman P Lova Raju was kidnapped from Narsipatnam …
  • COVID-19 crisis: Couple in Andhra Pradesh gets married with no guests amid lockdown 10 Apr 2020 10:53 Apr 10, 2020, 03:50PM ISTSource: ANIAmid nationwide lockdown due to COVID-19 outbreak, a couple in Visakhapatnam got married with no guests to avoid gathering. The marriage took place at the groom's house in NTR colony, Gavarapalem area in Anakapalli …
  • SpiceJet operates its first cargo freighter to Singapore to bring critical medical equipment to India 10 Apr 2020 09:04 SpiceJet is operating its first cargo freighter on the Chennai-Singapore-Chennai route today carrying critical medical equipment and COVID-19 related medical supplies. SpiceJet's Boeing 737 freighter aircraft is scheduled to arrive in Chennai at around …
  • Two more Covid-19 deaths in Andhra Pradesh take total to 6 10 Apr 2020 05:50 Vijayawada/Kadapa: Two more Covid-19 deaths, one each in Guntur and Anantapur districts, took the toll in Andhra Pradesh to six on Thursday. The victim from Guntur, aged 45, and the Anantapur victim, a 70-year-old man, died on April 7 and their samples …
  • Chandrababu Naidu pats Jagan govt for test kit rollout from Vizag facility 10 Apr 2020 05:18 Hyderabad: Telugu Desam Party president N Chandrababu Naidu welcomed the rollout of Covid-19 rapid test kits and ventilators from the MedTech Zone in Visakhapatnam and also appealed to Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy to restore the …
  • Naidu welcomes call on AMTZ 10 Apr 2020 03:16 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Welcoming the State government move recognising the importance of Andhra Pradesh MedTech Zone (AMTZ) in Visakhapatnam at least now, Leader of the Opposition and N Chandrababu Naidu has asserted that the vision and …
  • Iron ore cargo helped 12 state-owned ports maintain volumes in FY20 09 Apr 2020 15:25 Iron ore, including pellets, handled by the 12 state-owned ports, jumped 35.17 per cent in FY20 to 54.996 million tonnes (mt) from 40.687 mt in FY19, as miners in the eastern region liquidated their stocks at “whatever price they could fetch” before their …
  • SpiceJet operates cargo freighter to Singapore to bring critical medical equipment 09 Apr 2020 12:59 SpiceJet is operating its first cargo freighter on the Chennai-Singapore-Chennai route today, carrying critical medical equipment and Covid-19 related medical supplies. A Boeing 737 freighter aircraft is scheduled to arrive in Chennai at around 5.30 pm …
  • 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 …
  • India to buy up Middle Eastern oil for strategic reserves 09 Apr 2020 07:52 By SyndicationThe Washington Post, Bloomberg · Debjit Chakraborty, Vrishti Beniwal India, the world's third biggest oil consumer, is set to snap up millions of barrels of Middle East crude for its strategic reserves, signaling its support for global …
  • COVID-19: Lockdown-hit MSMEs in Andhra Pradesh stare at bleak future 09 Apr 2020 06:37 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM/VIJAYAWADA/SRIKAKULAM: All was well for Gopal Technocare Pvt Ltd, a fabrication unit at Autonagar in Visakhapatnam, where 35 employees are working, till March 21 when the nation-wide lockdown was announced. …
  • YSRC seeks phased lifting of lockdown to PM Narendra Modi 09 Apr 2020 06:37 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The YSRC has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to initiate phase-wise lifting of lockdown, YSRC national general secretary V Vijayasai Reddy said. Speaking to the media here on Wednesday, Vijayasai said that during …
  • 35 fresh cases push COVID-19 tally to 349 in Andhra Pradesh; death toll reaches five 09 Apr 2020 06:37 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State recorded 35 fresh COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, taking the total number of positive cases to 349. Those who tested positive include two doctors and two nurses at the Government General Hospital in Anantapur. …
  • 2,000 test kits being made in Andhra's Vizag daily, can give results within an hour 09 Apr 2020 04:17 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In what would help ramp up COVID-19 testing in the State, the Andhra Pradesh Med Tech Zone (AMTZ) in Visakhapatnam has started manufacturing 2,000 rapid test kits per day. The indigenous kits, which were unveiled by …
  • Random tests begin in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam red zones 09 Apr 2020 04:17 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Visakhapatnam officials on Wednesday began random testing of persons living in red zones to identify suspected infectees of coronavirus. They plan to collect 60 to 100 samples daily. Earlier, the tests were conducted …
  • Coronavirus cloud hovers over thousands of Andhra weavers’ future 09 Apr 2020 04:17 Express News Service SRIKAKULAM / GUNTUR / CHITTOOR / NELLORE: Due to lack of orders for the past two weeks, thousands of weavers across the state have been rendered jobless. Be it in Ponduru (Srikakulam), Venkatagiri and Potur in Nellore or …
  • Andhra Pradesh starts making rapid Covid-19 testing kits 08 Apr 2020 20:07 Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh has started manufacturing Covid-19 rapid testing kits that can offer results in less than an hour. The facility is also expected to start making ventilators from April 15, increasing the capacity in phases to 6,000 units per month …
  • India's top hotels will now deliver meals at lower rates amid lockdown 08 Apr 2020 19:31 India’s top hotel chains have worked out a way so that food connoisseurs do not have to go though the lockdown period missing delectable food or cooking with gourmet ingredients. With social distancing becoming the new normal, hotels such as Indian Hotels, …
  • India to buy Middle East crude oil for its strategic reserves 08 Apr 2020 16:26 India, the world’s third biggest oil consumer, is set to snap up millions of barrels of Middle East crude for its strategic reserves to take advantage of low prices, according to officials with knowledge of the matter. The purchases are also in line with …
  • Andhra Pradesh Takes Over 58 Private Hospitals To Boost COVID-19 Infrastructure 08 Apr 2020 13:04 The production of ventilators, testing kits, other equipment has started in Visakhapatnam (File) Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh government has taken over 58 private hospitals across 13 districts in the state to manage and cope with the growing number of …
  • Andhra Pradesh begins manufacturing of COVID-19 testing kits 08 Apr 2020 13:01 Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy inaugurated the production from his office at Amaravati. (File) Andhra Pradesh started manufacturing COVID-19 testing kits at the Andhra Pradesh MedTech Zone in Visakhapatnam Wednesday. Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan …
  • Andhra Pradesh reports 15 new COVID-19 positive cases, tally goes up to 329 08 Apr 2020 11:48 Fifteen new COVID-19 positive cases have been reported overnight from three districts across the State taking the total tally to 329. Nellore and Krishna districts which already have several positive cases reported six fresh cases each and Chittoor …
  • Drones to keep an eye on ECoR assets 08 Apr 2020 07:48 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: For the first time in Indian Railways, East Coast Railway (ECoR) has deployed drones to maintain surveillance since some of its sections either have no movement or restricted engagement of security personnel after the …
  • Andhra Pradesh COVID-19 positive cases reach 329 as 15  fresh cases emerge 08 Apr 2020 07:14 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With 15 samples testing positive for COVID-19 in the past 15 hours, the total number of coronavirus positive cases touched 329 in Andhra Pradesh. According to the media bulletin released at 10 am on Wednesday, the 15 …
  • AP records one more fatality in Covid19, ten new cases reported 08 Apr 2020 06:34 Vijayawada: Another person died in Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday due to Coronavirus (Covid-19) disease, taking total number of deaths in state to four, even as 10 more new cases were confirmed tested positive. A 45-year old man, who was admitted to the …
  • 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 ( …
  • India leverages energy security ties with UAE for domestic cooking gas supply 08 Apr 2020 03:34 NEW DELHI: United Arab Emirates' (UAE) state-owned Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) will help India provide free cooking gas cylinders for three months under the Ujjwala Scheme. The announcement to provide 83 million below poverty line (BPL) …
  • Fourth coronavirus death in Andhra Pradesh, random tests to be held in hotspots 08 Apr 2020 01:52 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: COVID-19 toll increased to four in the State with a 45-year-old man from Nandyal in Kurnool district succumbing to the virus. He was admitted on April 1 and died on April 3.The number of cases by Tuesday evening …
  • L&T’s smart technology solutions to help combat Covid-19 07 Apr 2020 18:11 Hyderabad, April 7 (IANS) L&T Smart World & Communication, a business unit of Larsen & Toubro, has rolled out smart technology solutions to combat Covid-19 in 20 major cities across India. These technologies are helping the …
  • Yuvraj was my cricket crush, reveals Rohit 07 Apr 2020 18:10 'I just wanted to talk to Yuvraj, I wanted to see how he prepares, the role that Yuvraj had, I had to essay the same role eventually in the middle order.' IMAGE: Yuvraj Singh, left, with Rohit Sharma as they celebrate a wicket during the ICC World …
  • As crude prices plummet, India’s tanks are only half full 07 Apr 2020 12:35 Global crude oil prices are plummeting to historic lows. On Monday, the benchmark North Sea Brent was at $33.52, roughly half of what it was a year ago, but India’s storage tanks are only a little over half full. India has the capacity to hold 5.33 million …
  • Granules India's Visakhapatnam facility received EU GMP approval 07 Apr 2020 10:31 Granules India Limited-Unit-V, high potent API and Finished Formulations manufacturing facility located at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India has received EU GMP approval. This approval is valid for three years. This facility was audited in the month of …
  • Over 70 per cent APSRTC bus tickets booked for April 15 07 Apr 2020 07:48 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Almost 70 per cent of tickets in Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) buses have already been reserved for April 15, a day after the lockdown enforced by the Centre across the country comes to an end. …
  • Tested then sent back, man now found COVID-19 positive in Vishakhapatnam 07 Apr 2020 07:13 Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Residents of Gajuwaka here were in for a shock on Monday, when a meat-shop owner in the locality tested positive for coronavirus. He had worked at the store for three days recently, including Sunday. On hearing that his …
  • One more death takes COVID-19 toll to four in Andhra Pradesh 07 Apr 2020 07:12 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The deaths arising out of COVID-19 outbreak in Andhra Pradesh rose to four with the death of a 45-year-old from Kurnool district. The patient died on April 3 but the results of his samples came out positive on Tuesday. …
  • Lockdown: ECoR serves food to more than 23,000 people 07 Apr 2020 07:12 BHUBANESWAR: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has provided food to more than 23,000 poor and needy people under its jurisdiction during last 10-days in the wake of nationwide lockdown, an official said. As per the directions of the Ministry of Railways, ECoR …
  • CM asks officials to conduct random tests for infections 07 Apr 2020 05:24 Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has instructed the officials to conduct random tests for COVID-19 in view of the upsurge of the positive cases in the State. Addressing a high-level review meeting on COVID-19 on Monday, the Chief Minister said the …
  • Pause & Reboot: How COVID-19 Crisis Has Potential to Transform India's Public Healthcare System 07 Apr 2020 00:17 New Delhi (Sputnik): India facing the looming danger of community transmission, with coronavirus cases exploding over the 4000 mark and more than 100 deaths. The new reality is not lost on the country’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, who imposed a 21-day …
  • Fourteen new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Andhra Pradesh 06 Apr 2020 17:31 Fourteen new positive Covid-19 cases have been reported in the State overnight taking the total count to 266. Visakhapatnam has reported five positive cases while Anantapur and Kurnool reported three each, Guntur reported two, and West Godavari reported …
  • COVID-19 cases in AP touch 266, highest number in Kurnool 06 Apr 2020 09:03 Amaravati, April 6 (IANS) With samples of a further 14 persons testing positive, the number of COVID-19 infected persons in Andhra Pradesh rose to 266 on Monday morning. The state nodal officer said that the data pertains to test results obtained between 6 …
  • Journey of rediscovery during a lockdown 06 Apr 2020 07:53 When Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed to citizens last month to observe a voluntary Janata Curfew on March 22, people responded enthusiastically, staying indoors the whole day. It was a different experience for many, as rarely had anyone spent an …
  • Total positive cases in Andhra reachs 266 as fresh cases crop up from Visakhapatnam, Guntur 06 Apr 2020 07:50 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Eight more samples tested positive for coronavirus in Andhra Pradesh taking the total number of cases in the state to 266 on Monday. Fresh cases were recorded in Visakhapatnam (5), Guntur (2) and West Godavari (1) in the …
  • COVID-19: Many linked to Delhi returnees under watch in Andhra Pradesh 06 Apr 2020 04:12 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The number of COVID-19 cases in the State rose to 255 on Sunday.  The number of deaths in the also rose to three, the latest victim being a 55-year-old from Machilipatnam.  Meanwhile, samples of another 209 people, both …
  • COVID-19: Random tests conducted in Vishakhapatnam, all samples negative 06 Apr 2020 02:25 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: As part of its drive to check the spread of COVID-19, the Andhra Pradesh government conducted random tests in Visakhapatnam and all samples have returned negative. This was conveyed to Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy …
  • On this day: MS Dhoni slams first international century in ODI against Pakistan 05 Apr 2020 15:56 Image Source : TWITTER/ICC On April 5, 2005, MS Dhoni slammed his first international century in an ODI against Pakistan. April 5, 2020 marks the fifteenth anniversary of MS Dhoni's first international century. The wicketkeeper-batsman, who would …
  • Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy directs authorites to open testing labs in each district 05 Apr 2020 15:18 By PTI AMARAVATHI: As the number of coronavirus cases has been escalating at a rapid pace across the state due to transmission from Tablighi Jamaat attendees, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Sunday directed the authorities to open …
  • Coronavirus Lockdown: 40,000 Indian seafarers stranded across globe 05 Apr 2020 14:41 There are about 15,000 seafarers onboard about 500 cargo vessels across the globe, and another 25,000 on cruise ships New Delhi: About 40,000 crew and seafarers stranded on cargo and cruise vessels across the globe are awaiting return to Indian shores, …
  • MS Dhoni did what Dinesh Karthik and Parthiv Patel couldn't, grabbed opportunities nicely: Ashish Nehra 05 Apr 2020 14:39 Stories about India's wicketkeeper batsman MS Dhoni never ceases to end, the former India captain is an idol for billions. MS Dhoni is perfect example of a rags to riches story, a story in which he worked so hard that he reached at the epitome of world …
  • When Ashish Nehra was caught abusing MS Dhoni: Not proud of my behaviour, says former India pacer 05 Apr 2020 12:47 There are many videos on YouTube of cricketers sledging each other which people have watched many times over on repeat. Among them is a popular video of former India pacer Ashish Nehra hurling abuses at MS Dhoni for missing a catch in an ODI match against …
  • About 40,000 Indian seafarers stranded across globe due to COVID-19 lockdown: Maritime bodies 05 Apr 2020 10:29 By PTI NEW DELHI: About 40,000 crew and seafarers stranded on cargo and cruise vessels across the globe are awaiting return to Indian shores, with the government assuring to extend help once the nationwide lockdown on account of coronavrius outbreak is …
  • This day that year: MS Dhoni hits 1st International century, Waugh brothers 1st twins to play a Test together 05 Apr 2020 07:18 When Mahendra Singh Dhoni arrived in international cricket he seemed liked any other India cricketer trying to make a name for himself. He stood out with his long hair more than his cricketing skills in the first few games and after failing with the bat 4 …
  • On this day, 15 years ago, MS Dhoni scored his maiden century 05 Apr 2020 04:26 By ANI NEW DELHI: It was on April 5, 2005, when MS Dhoni registered his first international century in the game of cricket. The former skipper registered the feat against Pakistan in the second ODI of the six-match series. The match was played at the Dr. Y …
  • 26 new COVID-19 cases reported in State 05 Apr 2020 04:23 The State reported 26 more COVID-19 positive cases from several districts during the past 24 hours as of Saturday night. The tally has now gone up to 190 and several districts reported at least 30 cases. A 24-year-old patient, the first one to test …
  • High alert as COVID-19 tally in Andhra Pradesh rises to 192 05 Apr 2020 02:50 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Covid-19 positive cases in Andhra Pradesh shot up to 192 by 9 pm on Saturday, with a total of 28 new cases reported since 10:30 pm on Friday.   Among the new cases, Guntur district alone accounted for 10 confirmed cases …
  • Designer Rohit Bal and sculptor G Ravinder Reddy collaborate for Lotus Makeup India Fashion Week 05 Apr 2020 00:40 Collaborations between fashion and art are not that outré. The oldest one could be an iconic yet surreal dress designed by fashionista Elsa Schiaparelli and Salvador Dalí. Louis Vuitton paid homage to Richard Prince by dressing up models in Prince’s iconic …
  • It was like Dhoni had tasted blood, and he yearned for more: Nehra 04 Apr 2020 18:57 April 5 marks the 15th anniversary of MS Dhoni's first international century, an innings of great significance for Indian cricket. As a flamboyant 23-year-old from Ranchi wreaked havoc on Pakistan's bowlers with a 123-ball 148 under the scorching …
  • Covid-19 India Updates: We're up the curve now. Here's what to expect 04 Apr 2020 13:05 Read this, it'll all fall into place  Contrary to what is being taught at WhatsApp University, the government is not acting randomly but according to a coherent plan to tackle the Covid-19 breakout. The plan was uploaded to the Ministry of Health and …
  • Andhra Pradesh records 16 fresh coronavirus cases as state tally goes to 180 04 Apr 2020 08:57 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The total number of COVID-19 positive cases reached 180 in Andhra Pradesh with 16 more samples testing positive for the virus. According to the media bulletin released on Saturday at 10 am, the 16 cases were from the …
  • Covid-19 Live: India case count nears 3,000 04 Apr 2020 06:33 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates 47 fresh Coronovirus positive cases reported in Maharashtra today- 28 in Mumbai, 15 in Thane district, 1 in Amravati, 2 in Pune and 1 in Pimpri Chinchwad; The total number of positive cases in the state rises to …
  • 140 of 164 corona cases in Andhra Pradesh linked to Nizamuddin Markaz 04 Apr 2020 04:49 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday directed officials to strictly implement all the guidelines keeping in view the surge in coronavirus positive cases in the last few days. Taking stock of the situation at a …
  • Vishakhapatnam hospital gets more nurses after TNIE report 04 Apr 2020 03:49 Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: As many as 10 nurses have been posted on deputation at the Government Hospital for Chest and Communicable Diseases in Visakhapatnam, and 10 more are likely to be posted within a day or two in view of shortage of nurses …
  • Amidst Covid-19, AP exports 1,530 MT of aqua products 03 Apr 2020 20:54 The aqua products are being exported thorough Visakhapatnam, Kakinada, and Krishnapatnam ports with 270 MT shipped on Friday alone. Addressing media on Friday, state Fisheries and Livestock Development Minister Mopidevi Venkataramana reiterated that the …
  • COVID-19: Friday ends with 3 new cases and 2 discharges for AP 03 Apr 2020 20:54 Amaravati, April 4 (IANS) With just 3 samples testing positive between 10 a.m. and 10.30 p.m., the number of COVID-19 cases in Andhra Pradesh climbed marginally to 164, on Friday. According to the bulletin issued by the state’s nodal officer, two cases …
  • Armed forces readying 51 hospitals for treating coronavirus-affected people 03 Apr 2020 16:13 New Delhi: Fifty-one hospitals of the armed forces are being readied to provide treatment to coronavirus-affected people as India reels under rising cases of the pandemic. Military officials said five viral testing laboratories of the services, capable of …
  • PPP project in AP to support Chintapalli tribals grow local turmeric variety 03 Apr 2020 14:24 Around 2,000 tribal farmers of the hilly Chintapalli region in Andhra Pradesh, supported by the State government, are set to expand the area under turmeric. The local turmeric variety has been found to have 5-7 per cent curcumin content compared to 3-4 per …
  • Coronavirus: GoM reviews overall situation across India 03 Apr 2020 11:32 NEW DELHI: As the country battles a sudden surge in coronavirus cases, the government on Friday carried out a detailed review of the overall healthcare system as well as the situation arising out of the 21-day nationwide lockdown, officials said. The …
  • 140 who attended Jamaat, contacts test COVID-19 positive in Andhra, state tally jumps to 161 03 Apr 2020 11:10 Image Source : AP Andhra Pradesh records 161 coronavirus positive cases till now out of which 140 of them are those who attended the Tablighi Jamaat event in Delhi's Nizamuddin and their contacts. Andhra Pradesh has witnessed 161 confirmed coronavirus …
  • On foot from Andhra Pradesh to West Bengal, four decorators stand with coronavirus lockdown 03 Apr 2020 06:28 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  Undeterred by the scorching sun, unavailability of food, and with no public transport in sight, four decorators of West Bengal have set off on foot from Visakhapatnam to Purba Medinipur district. Yet through the arduous …
  • Many people linked to Delhi meet under lens 03 Apr 2020 06:27 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The number of positive COVID -19 cases in the State is increasing day by day. At the same time, the number of symptomatic and asymptomatic cases being admitted to isolation wards in hospitals or quarantine centres is …
  • Andhra Pradesh reports 12 fresh coronavirus cases as statewide tally reaches 161 03 Apr 2020 06:27 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The total number of coronavirus positive cases in Andhra Pradesh increased to 161 on Friday morning.   According to a media bulletin released by the State Nodal Officer Dr. Arja Srikanth, between 10 pm on Thursday and 9 …
  • Andhra reports 12 new cases, tally rises to 161 03 Apr 2020 06:11 Amaravati, April 3 (IANS) Twelve more persons tested positive for coronavirus in Andhra Pradesh since Thursday night, taking the state’s total such cases to 161. According to a Health Department bulletin at 10 am on Friday, the new cases have been reported …
  • Drugs That Target Neurological Diseases Are Tricky, Risky And Expensive. But Two Start-Ups Think They Have A Short-Cut. 02 Apr 2020 22:17 The companies are taking compounds that already exist, tailoring receptors to match them, and delivering the genetic code for those bespoke receptors as a gene therapy. In other pharmaceutical news: a heartburn drug recall, drug shortages, and a biotech …
  • All precautions taken in handling cargo; over 43,000 crew, passengers not allowed to disembark 02 Apr 2020 14:20 By PTI NEW DELHI: All precautions are being taken in handling export-import (EXIM) cargo at ports and more than 43,000 crew and passengers have not been allowed to disembark since January 26, in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus, a shipping …
  • Andhra Pradesh reports 21 new COVID-19 positive cases 02 Apr 2020 14:07 The State has reported 21 new COVID-19 positive cases after testing 487 samples. The samples mostly belong to those who had returned from the Tablighi Jamaat meeting in Hazrat Nizamuddin in New Delhi, and their contacts. A total of 1,301 samples of the …
  • Port trusts-run hospitals gear up to treat coronavirus patients 02 Apr 2020 14:02 Hospitals run by the 11 port trusts owned by the Central government, some located in top cities such as Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata, are geared up to treat coronavirus patients. All the 11 port trusts have hospitals attached to them — in Mumbai, Kandla, …
  • We dissect ducks 02 Apr 2020 06:22 This week in our new stats series Did You Know? where we present well known and lesser-known facts on a theme, we look at records and trivia related to ducks in international cricket. 59 International ducks by Muttiah Muralitharan, the most among players …
  • RINL extends ₹6.16 cr aid towards PM-CARES fund 02 Apr 2020 06:09 State-owned RINL is extending a financial assistance of ₹6.16 crore towards the PM CARES fund to combat the coronavirus outbreak in the country, a company official said. Out of ₹6.16 crore, ₹1.16 crore has already been transferred to the fund, Rashtriya …
  • Big spike pushes coronavirus cases in Andhra to 111 02 Apr 2020 04:29 Image Source : FILE Big spike pushes coronavirus cases in Andhra to 111  In the biggest spike in Covid-19 cases in a single day, as many as 67 persons tested positive in Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday, taking the total number of cases in the state to 111. …
  • TN traces 110 new cases to Tabligh congregation, other states zero in, too 02 Apr 2020 00:39 Buses head from Nizamuddin West to quarantine facilities in Delhi on Tuesday afternoon. (Express photo by Praveen Khanna) AS STATES and Union territories across the country continued their efforts to trace and quarantine people who attended a Tablighi …
  • 17 people brought to army quarantine facilities in Jaisalmer, Jodhpur test positive for coronavirus 01 Apr 2020 21:36 NEW DELHI: Seventeen people, who are evacuees being kept at the army’s quarantine facilities in Jaisalmer and Jodhpur, have tested positive for the coronavirus, officials said on the condition of anonymity on Tuesday. Out of the 17 people, nine have tested …
  • AP registers 43 fresh cases of Covid-19 in last 12 hours 01 Apr 2020 13:33 Amaravati: AP registered as many as 43 fresh cases of Covid-19 in the last 12 hours from 9.00 pm on March 31 to 9.00 am on April 1 taking the total number of positive cases 87 so far in the state. According to the director of health and family welfare, out …
  • Prisoners released from AP jails 01 Apr 2020 13:33 Visakhapatnam: The Andhra Pradesh prison department has begun releasing prisoners on interim bail and emergency parole following the Supreme Court’s suggestion on March 23 that states may consider releasing those facing jail term of seven years and below …
  • 43 new COVID-19 cases reported in Andhra Pradesh in 12 hours; tally rises to 87 01 Apr 2020 11:18 Image Source : PTI 43 new coronavirus cases reported in Andhra, tally rises to 87 As many as 43 new cases of coronavirus have been reported in Andhra Pradesh since Tuesday night, taking the overall count to 87 in the state, the government said. Most of …
  • 43 new coronavirus cases reported in Andhra Pradesh, tally rises to 87 01 Apr 2020 08:07 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In the biggest surge in the number of COVID-19 cases in the State so far, 43 persons tested positive for coronavirus since Tuesday night, taking the total number of infectees in AP to 87. Among the 43 new cases, Kadapa …
  • 21 new cases in Andhra Pradesh, total tally goes up to 44 01 Apr 2020 05:47 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In the biggest surge in the number of COVID-19 cases in the State so far, as many as 21 people tested positive for coronavirus since Monday night, taking the total number of infectees in AP to 44. Among the 21 new cases, …
  • Navy to step in for police in Vishakhapatnam 01 Apr 2020 03:20 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  With Director General of Police Gautam Sawang deciding to keep personnel above the age of 55 years away from work as a precautionary measure, the Navy is likely to pitch in and perform police duties in Visakhapatnam. …
  • Covid-19: 9 evacuees in Jaisalmer, 1 in Jodhpur Army facilities test positive 31 Mar 2020 17:54 NEW DELHI: Nine people, who were evacuated from Iran and brought to the army’s quarantine facility in Jaisalmer, have tested positive for the coronavirus, officials said on the condition of anonymity on Tuesday. While three people tested positive for the …
  • L&T to donate ₹150 cr to PM-CARES fund 31 Mar 2020 13:48 Larsen & Toubro, a technology, engineering, construction, manufacturing and financial services conglomerate, has decided to donate ₹150 crore to the PM-CARES Fund. It has set aside an outlay of over ₹500 crore per month to support about 1.6 lakh …
  • Research on therapeutic and drug development has started: DBT 31 Mar 2020 12:03 New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The Department of Biotechnology (DBT), which functions under the Ministry of Science and Technology, on Tuesday informed Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan that research on therapeutic and drug development has already started to …
  • Jagan government takes over all private hospitals in Andhra Pradesh 31 Mar 2020 06:42 Visakhapatnam: Invoking a British-era Act, the Andhra Pradesh government has taken over all private and corporate hospitals in the state with immediate effect. The decision was taken in view of the burgeoning number of coronavirus cases in the state. As of …
  • East Coast Railway to convert 32 coaches into isolation cabins 31 Mar 2020 05:42 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: A group of mechanical engineers and railway technicians at Carriage Repair Workshop (CRW) of East Coast Railway at Mancheswar are busy converting a railway coach into make-shift hospital for use as isolation facility for …
  • COVID-19: Six nurses working in isolation wards of Visakhapatnam hospital fall ill, quarantined 31 Mar 2020 05:13 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Six nurses, who were working in the isolation ward at the Government Chest Hospital in Visakhapatnam and treating COVID-19 patients, have been quarantined as they reportedly fell sick. The nurses said they were …
  • Special teams in urban areas to strengthen coronavirus surveillance 31 Mar 2020 02:34 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Focusing on urban areas where the population density is more and susceptibility to coronavirus is higher, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday directed the district collectors and higher officials to form …
  • This 26-year-old Mumbai boy is in Delhi to help lockdown-hit tourists 31 Mar 2020 00:29 Shubham Dharmsktu’s phone beeps relentlessly, even as we speak. The 26-year-old’s number has become a sort of helpline to the many travellers — primarily foreigners — stuck in India due to the COVID-19 lockdown. There are calls coming in from Gaya, …
  • To help fight COVID-19, Indian Navy innovates Oxygen cylinder to support multiple patients 30 Mar 2020 21:31 Express News Service NEW DELHI: India’s maritime combat force Navy has chipped in with an innovation that will support in the fight against the scourge of Novel Coronavirus (COVID19). Personnel from the Naval Dockyard at Vishakhapatnam have succeeded in …
  • L&T donates Rs 150 crore to PM-Cares, commits to pay 160,000 contract labourers despite disruption in work 30 Mar 2020 08:48 Engineering major Larsen & Toubro has donated Rs 150 crore towards the 'PM-Cares Fund' and has also earmarked Rs 500 crore every month to support its 160,000 contract workers as India continues with a nationwide lockdown to combat Covid-19 …
  • L&T announces Rs 150 crore donation to PM-CARES Fund to fight coronavirus 30 Mar 2020 08:03 By: PTI | New Delhi | Published: March 30, 2020 12:26:34 pm L&T joins a list of other corporates including Tata Group and Reliance Industries who have come forward to offer their support to fight this unprecedented crisis. Engineering and construction …
  • L&T commits to donate Rs. 150 Crore to the PM-CARES Fund 30 Mar 2020 06:04 Larsen & Toubro, India's leading technology, engineering, construction, manufacturing and financial services conglomerate, is committed to participate in corporate India's response to COVID-19 through funds, community welfare plans and through …
  • Stocks in the news: Sun Pharma, Vedanta, STFC, Union Bank and Hero MotoCorp 30 Mar 2020 03:58 Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange traded 56.75 points or 0.67 per cent lower at 8,423, indicating a negative start for Dalal Street. Here are a few stocks which may buzz the most in today’s trade: Sun Pharma: USFDA has classified Halol facility in …
  • Two more test positive for COVID-19 in Andhra Pradesh, tally touches 21 30 Mar 2020 03:54 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: On Sunday, the total number of positive cases of COVID-19 in the State increased to 21, with two more persons tested positive for the virus. Both the patients are contacts of patient number 7, who returned from …
  • Andhra lockdown: Calls for door delivery of goods go unanswered in Vijayawada, Vishakhapatnam 30 Mar 2020 02:25 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Not long after being told they could just make a call to get groceries delivered home from supermarkets, residents of Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada had their hopes dashed, as their phone calls for essential goods went …