• APSRTC likely to launch ‘Pratham’ mobile app on July 20 10 Jul 2020 04:14 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) is likely to launch ‘Pratham’, a first-of-its-kind mobile application, on July 20 to encourage cashless transactions among passengers during Covid-19 pandemic. …
  • With 102 new cases, district tally shoots up to 1,238 04 Jul 2020 17:06 In a steep spike, 102 new COVID-19 positive cases were reported from Visakhapatnam district on Saturday. This is for the first time, the district crossed 100-mark within 24 hours. With the new cases, the total number of cases as on Saturday is 1,238. The …
  • Visakhapatnam sees big spike for second consecutive day with 41 COVID-19 cases 23 Jun 2020 02:16 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: For the second consecutive day, Visakhapatnam reported the highest number of COVID-19 cases.The district which reported the highest number of 35 cases on Sunday, recorded the further single-day spike of  41 cases on …
  • SCR extends special parcel train services 22 Jun 2020 04:11 The South Central Railway (SCR) decided to extend the services of special parcel trains in some routes due to increasing patronage. The parcel trains would run for six more months in selected routes, the officials said. Ten special parcel trains would run …
  • ‘Bhogapuram airport will spur growth in North Andhra region’ 16 Jun 2020 05:30 The greenfield international airport proposed in Bhogapuram will spur economic activity and growth in the north Andhra region and, Vizianagaram and Srikakulam districts stand to gain the maximum benefits, the business chamber and air travellers’ …
  • Rs 1,000 fine likely on Vizagites without mask in public places 11 Jun 2020 04:33 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The district administration is contemplating imposing Rs 1,000 fine on those who are not wearing masks in public places, Collector V Vinay Chand said. Speaking to mediapersons here on Wednesday, the Collector said, “ …
  • Monsoon may cover most of Andhra Pradesh by tomorrow: IMD 09 Jun 2020 05:00 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Southwest monsoon, which entered Andhra Pradesh on Sunday, is expected to cover most of the state by Wednesday. Under its influence, there may be widespread rainfall activity from Tuesday to Thursday. IMD Amaravati …
  • Anakapalle in Visakhapatnam shut after 14 positive COVID-19 cases reported in a single day 06 Jun 2020 04:24 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  For the first time since coronavirus outbreak, Anakapalle town was brought under lockdown as it recorded 14 positive cases in a single day (Friday). All these  cases are primary and secondary contacts of positive …
  • Alarm in tribal areas of Andhra Pradesh over spread of Covid-19 03 Jun 2020 07:25 Vijayawada: For the fourth day in a row, Andhra Pradesh recorded more than 100 new cases of coronavirus infection on Tuesday. With the 115 new cases reported on Tuesday, the total has now reached 3,791. With no death of Covid-19 patient reported, the death …
  • 3000 MT of essential goods transported by SCR in lockdown  01 Jun 2020 02:00 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The Vijayawada Division of SCR has transported a record of 3,000 tonnes of essentials through special parcel trains during lockdown. Of the total, 2,000 tonnes of essentials were transported in May, which included 60 …
  • Coronavirus count in Visakhapatnam up to 99 26 May 2020 05:08 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: With 10 more people testing positive on Monday, the total number of corona cases in Visakhapatnam district went up to 99. Of them 64 were discharged from hospitals and one person died. Now, there are 34 cases in the …
  • After Doctor Stripped To Waist, Hands Tied In Andhra, Policeman Suspended 17 May 2020 19:11 Visakhapatnam police have booked multiple cases against the doctor, who said he was being targeted Visakhapatnam: Several distressing videos emerged from Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam on Saturday, in which a doctor stripped to the waist and shouted …
  • Watermelons come to the rescue of the poor 16 May 2020 02:18 The watermelon has become the preferred source of food for hundreds of migrant labourers who are making a long, arduous trek back to their hometowns in the merciless heat. The fruit is cheap and filling, and also provides much-needed hydration, say the …
  • Visakhapatnam Deploys Government Teachers To Manage Crowd Outside Wine Shops 05 May 2020 20:10 Teachers were deployed to regulate the chaotic queues outside liquor shops along with cops (File) Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh: Governent school teachers in Vishakhapatnam were brought in to control the massive crowd of tipplers, pushing and shoving each …
  • Andhra Pradesh: 80 girls from Srikakulam, other districts stuck in Pollachi spinning mill 04 May 2020 05:26 Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: Around 80 girls from Srikakulam, Anakapalle and Rajamahendravaram are stranded at Pollachi near Tirupur in Tamil Nadu due to the  lockdown. With no alternative, they have been staying in a spinning mill godown after the …
  • Woman who travelled from Vijayawada to Vizag in lorry tests coronavirus positive  29 Apr 2020 08:00 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: COVID-19 positive cases in Visakhapatnam went up to 23 on Wednesday as a 65-year old woman from Chintalapalem village of Kasimkota Mandal tested positive. The woman, who works as a cook in a corporate college in …
  • 2 suspended for diversion of PDS rice  29 Apr 2020 03:36 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: A ration shop dealer and mandal-level stock point supervisor were suspended on Tuesday following preliminary probe into alleged diversion of Public Distribution Scheme (PDS) rice meant for distribution to ration card …
  • Intense thunderstorms lash Coastal AP, Telangana, Tamil Nadu 26 Apr 2020 11:53 Intense thunderstorms accompanied with gusty winds/squally weather/hailstorm and rainfall exceeding five cm lashed Coastal Odisha, North Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and North Tamil Nadu on Saturday/Sunday as thunderheads paraded along the …
  • Helping hands: Here’s how community kitchen and NGOs in Visakhapatnam are helping the homeless 09 Apr 2020 10:14 Knives slice through vegetables, rice is washed and ladles clang against cauldrons at the Guruwara Sadh Sangat in Visakhapatnam. At the crack of dawn, every day, 12 in-house staff start cooking for 600 people. They work swiftly as the officials from …
  • Special Parcel Express ferries essentials in time of COVID-19 pandemic 04 Apr 2020 04:49 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  To ensure uninterrupted supply of essential commodities to various parts of the country, South Central Railway has started a Special Parcel Express on April 2 from Secunderabad to Howrah enroute halts at Kazipet, …
  • Strong demand for space on SCR’s Special Parcel Express to Howrah 03 Apr 2020 16:12 The South Central Railway has started running Special Parcel Express trains to ensure uninterrupted supply of essential commodities across the country. As part of this initiative, a Special Parcel Express was started on April 2 from Secunderabad to Howrah …
  • Stranded in Steel City, she walks 100 km barefoot 29 Mar 2020 04:11 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Holding a 2-year-old son in her arm and carrying her belongings on head, a 35-year-old tribal woman is on a nearly 100 km walk from Vizag to Paderu in Agency area following a 21-day lockdown announced by the Centre to …
  • Andhra Pradesh reports its first COVID-19 case after Italy returnee tests positive 12 Mar 2020 13:41 By Express News Service NELLORE/VISAKHAPATNAM: A post-graduate student, who returned from Italy to Nellore recently tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday. It is the first case of coronavirus reported in Andhra Pradesh. Confirming it, the Department …
  • SCR installs new passenger info system at Anakapalle stn 12 Mar 2020 01:12
  • Taiwan national tests negative for COVID-19 in Andhra Pradesh 04 Mar 2020 02:13 By Express News Service TIRUPATI: The 35-year-old man from Taiwan, who was kept under observation in the isolation ward of SVR Ruia Government General Hospital in Tirupati after he complained of cough and sore throat on Saturday last, was tested negative …
  • Taiwan national kept under isolation tests negative for coronavirus in Vijayawada 03 Mar 2020 08:19 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The 35-year-old man from Taiwan, who was kept under observation in the isolation ward of SVR Ruia government general hospital in Vijayawada, was tested negative for coronavirus by the hospital officials. The Taiwan …
  • Irregularities plague govt. hospitals: ACB 29 Feb 2020 07:14 The 48-hour raid on Government District Headquarters and Area Hospitals and Dispensaries across the State by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials highlighted the poor maintenance and irregularities in drug stores, wards and kitchens in many hospitals …
  • ACB raids Andhra hospitals, finds patients diverted to private facilities 27 Feb 2020 23:08 The ACB teams also found glaring discrepancies and absenteeism at several health facilities. (Representational image) Staff at several public hospitals were diverting patients to private hospitals and diagnostic centres for treatment and tests, according …
  • Man rapes 8-yr-old speech-impaired 16 Feb 2020 06:10 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  In a shocking incident an eight-year-old hearing and speech impaired girl was allegedly raped by a 35-year-old man at Mettapalem Panchayat in Jagannadhapuram village under Anakapalle rural police station limits on …
  • AMRC to invite tenders for Visakhapatnam light metro DPR 08 Feb 2020 07:47 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: After cancelling the bidding process of Visakhapatnam metro rail project, the Municipal Administration and Urban Development (MAUD) Department has given a green signal to the Amaravati Metro Rail Corporation (AMRC) to …
  • Bhashyam School principal suspended for caning students 07 Feb 2020 05:19 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Management of Bhashyam School in Anakapalle suspended principal Seshagiri Rao or caning students on Thursday.   District Educational Officer (DEO) B Lingeswara Reddy and his team took over the case as suo moto  after …
  • Case Against Andhra Pradesh's School Principal For Caning Teen Students 07 Feb 2020 03:19 The video was taken at Bhashyam School in Anakapalle, which is around 25 kms from Visakhapatnam. Vizag, Andhra Pradesh: A case has been registered against the principal of a school in Andhra Pradesh's Vizag district after he was filmed subjecting …
  • Realty group to focus on affordable housing 04 Feb 2020 02:19 High land cost in the twin cities makes building ‘affordable housing’ project a tough proposition, yet the market demand is quite huge and builders can go for them by focusing on the suburbs as the Central government too has been giving subsidy under the …
  • 120 kg cannabis seized in AP, 2 persons detained 31 Jan 2020 06:29 Visakhapatnam: Two persons have been detained after police seized 120 kilograms of cannabis at Anakapalle in Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh. The cannabis was being illegally transported to Kerala. A case has been registered and the matter is …
  • Andhra Pradesh three-capital theory: Agitations in Visakhapatnam, Kurnool back government plan 11 Jan 2020 06:02 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA/KURNOOL: Agitations in support of Executive Capital in Visakhapatnam and for Judicial Capital at Kurnool are gathering steam. On Friday, Visakhapatnam and its neighbourhood reverberated with slogans in support of the …
  • Andhra government to go for re-tendering for Vizag metro rail 31 Dec 2019 02:58 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  The Visakhapatnam Metro Rail Project got a fresh impetus on Monday with the State government going for re-tendering for it. A GO was issued cancelling the bid received from Essel Infra Consortium for the rail project …
  • YSRC leaders in Vizag upbeat about Andhra CM Jagan's 3 capital hint 20 Dec 2019 03:50 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: YSRC leaders in the district are upbeat in the wake of Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy hinting that Visakhapatnam could be developed as an executive capital on the last day of the winter session of the Legislative …
  • Smooth vehicle passage seen in Andhra Pradesh on first day of FASTag 16 Dec 2019 05:23 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM/VIJAYAWADA: FASTag, aimed at encouraging digital payments and ensuring seamless passage of vehicles at toll plazas, came into force at all toll plazas on the national highways across the State on Sunday.  While 75 …
  • Citizenship Act: Special booths set up for stranded passengers of cancelled trains in Vijayawada 16 Dec 2019 03:48 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  In view of ongoing agitation at Uluberia station of Kharagpur division, the Vijayawada division of South Central Railway (SCR) has set up a special assistance booth and helpline numbers to guide the passengers, said …
  • Two students drown in Andhra's Yeluru Canal 08 Dec 2019 04:27 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: In a tragic incident, one student drowned, while another was rescued from Yeluru Canal in Anakapalle area on Saturday morning. The incident took place when they went to the canal to attend nature’s call. The deceased …
  • SCR GM inspects railway stations in Vijayawada division 05 Dec 2019 07:56 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  South Central Railway (SCR) general manager Gajanan Mallya conducted the annual inspection of Vijayawada division’s Duvvada-Rajahmundry section on Wednesday. Commencing from Duvvada Railway Station, the inspection …
  • Fire breaks out in shoe factory in Delhi's Narela industrial area, 2 feared trapped | LIVE 17 Nov 2019 07:31 Nov 17, 2019 12:51 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal We will do anything for Balasaheb: Sanjay Raut We will do anything for #Balasaheb, govt will be formed. The promise which Uddhav ji made to Balasaheb, that there will be a Chief Minister from Shiv Sena... …
  • Couple dies after falling off train 11 Nov 2019 03:51 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: In a tragic incident, two persons who tried to get down from a running train slipped and came under its wheels. The incident took place at Duvvada railway station around 1 am on Sunday. The deceased were identified as …
  • On the beach road to fitness with open gyms 04 Nov 2019 04:48 What started as a small initiative and a pilot project by the Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) on the beach road in 2017 has today turned into a mass movement. The response has been overhwelming with people from various walks are flooding …
  • Government releases Rs 186 crore for Smart City project in Visakhapatnam 22 Oct 2019 07:14 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  The Smart City project works got a big push with the government releasing Rs186 crore for Visakhapatnam Smart City Corporation. It includes the Central share of Rs 100 crore and the State margin money. A GVMC …
  • Incessant rain disrupts life in Visakhapatnam 27 Sep 2019 05:39 Incessant rain has disrupted the normal life in Visakhapatnam district. Apart from the city, the rural and agency areas have been witnessing heavy downpour since Wednesday night. Many areas in the city were waterlogged on Thursday, creating trouble to …
  • New APTDC packages launched 26 Sep 2019 04:46 The Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation launched six new tourism packages from the city on Wednesday. Launching the posters for the new packages along with APTDC’s Divisional Manager T.G. Prasada Reddy, Tourism Minister Muttamsetti Srinivasa Rao …
  • Visakhapatnam: 2 held, 160 kg of cannabis seized 20 Sep 2019 05:19 Visakhapatnam: The Excise Department officials in Vishakapatnam have arrested two persons and seized 160 kg of cannabis from their car in Anakapalle Mandal. “Excise Department officials seized 160 kgs of cannabis from a car in Anakapalle Mandal yesterday. …
  • Pall of gloom descends on Vizag's Ramalakshmi Colony 16 Sep 2019 07:20 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: A pall of gloom descended on Ramalakshmi Colony, near KGH, on hearing the news of boat capsize in Godavari river as five members of a family of the colony were reported missing. A large number of people gathered at …
  • Meet teacher who is riding on horseback to school in interior hamlet in Vizag Agency  06 Sep 2019 03:20 Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:   A teacher, who has been taking pains riding a horse to reach a school in an interior hamlet in the Visakhapatnam Agency, has received the best teacher award. The travails and dedicated teaching of G Venkata Ramana, 24, …
  • Andhra Pradesh Mahila Commission chief visits girl attacked with screwdriver 30 Aug 2019 03:47 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  Andhra Pradesh Mahila Commission chairperson Vasireddy Padma on Thursday visited King George Hospital (KGH) where 19-year-old Bhargavi was getting treated and interacted with her. It may be noted Bhargavi was …
  • Vizag girl student attacked by youth with screwdriver 29 Aug 2019 04:35 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: A 19-year-old degree first-year student was attacked by a youth. The ghastly incident took place near the Rama Chandra theatre junction at Anakapalle on Wednesday. The accused has been identified as 21-year-old Sai …
  • Rs 100 crore sanctioned for Visakha Institute of Medical Sciences development  25 Aug 2019 02:01 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Minister for Health and Medical Education Alla Kalikrishna Srinvas has directed the principal secretary of health department to appoint necessary staff at Visakha Institute of Medical Sciences (VIMS) here. The …
  • Indian Railways' second double-decker Uday Express to run between Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada; check details 19 Aug 2019 13:33 Indian Railways' second double-decker Uday Express to run between Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada Railways' second double-decker Uday Express will run between Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada to cater to the busy route in the East Coast Railway zone, …
  • Second double-decker Uday Express to run between Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada 19 Aug 2019 07:53 New Delhi, Aug 19 () Railways' second double-decker Uday Express will run between Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada to cater to the busy route in the East Coast Railway zone, officials said on Monday. The first Uday or Utkrisht double-decker Yatri Express …
  • Three dead, over 25 injured as bus overturns in A.P. 09 Jul 2019 10:42 Three passengers died and over 25 were injured after the bus in which they were travelling overturned allegedly due to overspeeding on a ghat road near Vantlamamidi village under Paderu police station limits in Visakhapatnam district on July 9. However, …
  • Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation notices to TDP office take political turn 01 Jul 2019 03:57 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Notices served  on Telugu Desam Party (TDP) by Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) in connection with construction of the party district office at Ramnagar here has taken a political turn with the party …
  • 3-Year-Old Girl Rescued Within 24 Hours Of Kidnapping In Andhra Pradesh 30 Jun 2019 14:51 Complaint was filed by toddler's mother the day she was kidnapped. (Representational) Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh police rescued a 3-year-old girl, who was kidnapped on June 28 from Visakhapatnam's Anakapalle and arrested the accused on Saturday. …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Police rescue 3-year-old within 24 hours of kidnapping 30 Jun 2019 10:28 Category: Andhra Pradesh Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: Jun 30, 2019, 3:17 pm IST Updated: Jun 30, 2019, 3:17 pm IST Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh police rescued a 3-year-old girl, who was kidnapped on June 28 from Visakhapatnam’s Anakapalle and …
  • Putting children in harm’s way 29 Jun 2019 04:34 Little kids are seen perilously perched on autorickshaws on the busy NH-16 near PM Palem as buses and trucks zoom past them. Drivers cram around 10 children in a single autorickshaw, flagrantly flouting traffic rules that allow only five children to be …
  • From blackboards to digital boards: a transformation of government-run schools 28 Jun 2019 11:25 Until two years ago M Yogesh spent most of his pocket money on getting notes photocopied. Today, he and his friends share notes on Google hangouts. A student of grade 10 at the government-run KDPM High School, he was introduced to computers only in grade …
  • APSRTC’s OR increases by three per cent, thanks to summer holidays 01 Jun 2019 05:21 Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  With numerous wedding ceremonies and village festivals taking place this summer, there has been a huge demand for RTC bus services, including AC vehicles. This year, the RTC has seen a 3 per cent increase in the …
  • All 22 MPs will push for special category status for AP: YSRCP 29 May 2019 12:59 [India], May 29 (ANI): YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) affirmed that all of its 22 newly-elected parliamentarians will push for special category status for Andhra Pradesh. "Jagan Mohan Reddy has taken the issue (special category status) very seriously and …
  • I will turn Visakhapatnam into a world-class city, vows newly-elected MP MVV Satyanarayana 29 May 2019 05:18 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Newly-elected Visakhapatnam MP MVV Satyanarayana has listed out his priorities for the development of the city and its neighbourhood. Speaking at a meet-the-press programme here on Tuesday, he said he will, in …
  • Will SIT report now be made public? 28 May 2019 02:00 In June 2017, the TDP government coming under pressure from various quarters, formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) headed by DIG Vineet Brijlal to inquire into the alleged land-grabbing cases in Visakhapatnam district. The SIT grabbed a lot of …
  • YSRCP government to investigate land scam 27 May 2019 01:54 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The YSRCP government will order thorough inquiry into Vizag land scam along with alleged irregularities in Amaravati land acquisition, newly-elected Anakapalle MLA Gudivada Amarnath has said. Speaking at a news …
  • 55,619 postal ballots issued for staff on election duty 18 Apr 2019 02:40 Collector K. Bhaskar said that 55,619 postal ballots were issued to employees who were on election duty. At a meeting with representatives of political parties on Wednesday, he said the postal ballots were issued in a systematic manner to all those …
  • Not-so-well: Pawan Kalyan defies doctors’ advice, participates in poll rallies 08 Apr 2019 04:32 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan, who suspended his election campaign on Saturday following ill health, resumed his campaign on Sunday defying the advice of his doctors and addressed rallies at Anakapalle and Pendurti. …
  • Pawan Kalyan hospitalised: Ram Charan meets Jana Sena chief and wishes him speedy recovery 07 Apr 2019 16:48 Ram Charan meets Pawan KalyanFacebook Jana Sena Party chief Pawan Kalyan was hospitalized on Friday, April 5, after he suffered from dehydration during the election campaign. His nephew Ram Charan met the actor at his residence and wished him a speedy …
  • View: Can the box office foretell poll results? 06 Apr 2019 05:41 By Sriram Karri I had my first glimpse into the pragmatic dynamics of an Indian election in 1994, during the campaign ahead of the Andhra Pradesh Assembly elections. During a time when TV debates did not set a narrative or divide people based on political …
  • Lok Sabha elections 2019: Who is India's poorest MP? And who is the richest? 03 Apr 2019 16:42 Online Desk There are poor parliamentarians and there are rich parliamentarians. 67-year-old Sumedha Nand Saraswati from Sikar in Rajasthan, a seer by choice, is the poorest Lok Sabha MP in our land, having declared a paltry Rs 34,311 as his total assets, …
  • Who is India's poorest MP? And who is the richest? 03 Apr 2019 15:07 Online Desk There are poor parliamentarians and there are rich parliamentarians. 67-year-old Sumedha Nand Saraswati from Sikar in Rajasthan, a seer by choice, is the poorest Lok Sabha MP in our land, having declared a paltry Rs 34,311 as his total assets, …
  • Bizman, doctors, IRS: Anakapalle contest has it all  02 Apr 2019 05:49 Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Four fresh faces are in the fray Anakapalle Lok Sabha constituency, but all of them have good rapport with the people as they performed well in various professions.The TDP fielded Adari Anand Kumar, son of dairy …
  • When netas give street food a political tadka 28 Mar 2019 23:18 Hyderabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi may well be the most well-known ‘chaiwala’ of the nation, but there are other lesser-known chaiwalas in the two Telugu states trying to strike a chord with the electorate. They are those who are stirring a …
  • Eight H1N1 influenza cases reported in Vizag in two days 25 Mar 2019 04:42 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Swine flu has staged a comeback in the city as eight cases have been reported in the last two days. A total of 104 cases have been reported in the last three months, which worried the health officials over the spread …
  • AP polls: YSRCP releases candidates' names 17 Mar 2019 07:09 AMARAVATI: Jagan Mohan Reddy-lead YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) on Sunday released candidates' names for all the 175 assembly constituencies and 15 Loksabha constituencies. Party supremo Jaganmohan Reddy will announce the names for Anakapalle Lok Sabha …
  • YSR Congress leaders for upgrading Jagan’s security 17 Mar 2019 04:46 YSR Congress Party leader and former Anakapalle MP Muttamsetti Srinivasa Rao and city unit president Malla Vijaya Prasad on Saturday sought the intervention of Election Commission of India over attempts to politicise the killing of former Minister Y.S. …
  • Jana Sena announces first list of candidates 14 Mar 2019 07:19 Amaravati, March 14 (IANS) Actor Pawan Kalyan’s Jana Sena, which is making its debut in electoral politics of Andhra Pradesh, on Thursday announced its first list of candidates for the Lok Sabha and Assembly elections. The party declared candidates for two …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 6 critical in Andhra after 70 fall sick consuming beef 09 Jul 2020 10:15 Jul 09, 2020 (MENAFN via COMTEX) -- (MENAFN - IANS) Visakhapatnam, July 9 (IANS) At least 70 people in an Andhra Pradesh village have reported sick of whom six at least are battling for their lives after allegedly consuming cooked beef from a cow that went …
  • Visakhapatnam COVID-19 count breaches 600-mark 26 Jun 2020 03:56 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Visakhapatnam district breached the 600-mark on Thursday. Total number of cases went up to 615 as 44 new cases were reported. This apart, one more death was reported in the district, taking the total number of deaths …
  • Police detain senior Telangana Congress leaders during wee hours of state formation day 02 Jun 2020 05:22 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: In the wee hours of Tuesday as Telangana was observing its sixth state formation day, Telangana police personnel descended at the houses of senior Congress leaders including present MPs and MLAs in different parts of the …
  • Congress to stage deeksha along Krishna, Godavari 24 May 2020 04:58 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: TPCC president and Nalgonda MP N Uttam Kumar Reddy has announced that the party would stage a deeksha demanding the completion of pending irrigation projects on the Krishna and Godavari rivers in the State. In a meeting …
  • Kurnool civic body chief shunted over denial of burial of covid victims 01 May 2020 11:09 With 386 Covid positive cases in Kurnool district alone, the curve is going up without showing any signs of flattening Kurnool: The Kurnool Municipal Commissioner has been shunted out after Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy expressed shock and anger at the …
  • Stranded in Steel City, she walks 100 km barefoot 29 Mar 2020 04:11 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Holding a 2-year-old son in her arm and carrying her belongings on head, a 35-year-old tribal woman is on a nearly 100 km walk from Vizag to Paderu in Agency area following a 21-day lockdown announced by the Centre to …
  • More screening, isolation facilities at tourist centres: Muttamsetti 20 Mar 2020 09:58 A coronavirus testing machine (RTPC) and other equipment, all worth ₹1 crore, will be installed at the virology lab of King George Hospital (KGH) here, Tourism Minister Muttamsetti Srinivasa Rao has said. The Minister was addressing the media here on …
  • ‘Operation Sura’ taken up to curb supply of illicit liquor 12 Mar 2020 07:52 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: To check liquor and money inflow during the local body elections, police and excise departments jointly launched Operation Sura.In surprise raids carried out across the State, officials arrested as many as 702 persons …
  • CM Jagan to launch  hospital Nadu-Nedu  in Kurnool today 18 Feb 2020 07:02 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  ‘Nadu - Nedu’ (Now and then) in hospitals, a scheme initiated by the State government to upgrade facilities in government hospitals for ensuring  quality medical treatment to patients, will be launched by Chief Minister …
  • Thousands of tribals gather for land rights in Visakha Agency 13 Feb 2020 09:09 Thousands of Adivasis congregated in Paderu in Visakhapatnam district on Wednesday at a public meeting to demand that constitutional provisions and legislations for the protection of their rights be implemented in earnest. Tribals from 11 mandals of the …
  • Rs 130 crore for 236 roads, 57 buildings in Agency areas 11 Jan 2020 06:03 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   Deputy Chief Minister (Tribal Welfare) P Pushpa Srivani has said the government released `130.46 crore for laying roads and construction of 56 buildings in the Agency areas. She hopes that 236 roads, once completed, …
  • Balanced regional development is our goal: Jagan Mohan Reddy 04 Jan 2020 09:22 Lending credence to his concept of decentralisation, Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy said on Friday that his government was taking decisions that would ensure development of all the regions and equitable distribution of water and funds among them. In …
  • Andhra Pradesh CM launches enhanced YSR Arogyasri Scheme in Eluru 03 Jan 2020 11:15 By Express News Service ELURU (ANDHRA PRADESH):  Andhra Pradesh chief minister Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday said that every decision taken by his government is based on the sole objective of ensuring ensure fruits of development and administration reach …
  • Pattas to eligible tribal farmers before February by Andhra Pradesh government  22 Dec 2019 02:35 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The State government is committed to give pattas for cultivable land to all eligible tribal farmers as per the Forest Rights Act, principal secretary of tribal welfare RP Sisodia said on Saturday. Addressing a …
  • Andhra Assembly passes Bill for separate SC, ST commissions 17 Dec 2019 00:05 Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy The Andhra Pradesh Assembly on Monday cleared The Andhra Pradesh State Commission for Schedule Tribes Bill, which will enable the government set up a separate commission each for Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled …
  • Fake currency racket busted in Andhra Pradesh, 2 foreign nationals among 5 held 08 Dec 2019 05:51 By Express News Service KADAPA: The Kadapa police arrested a five-member gang, including two persons from the Republic of Cameroon, involved in the circulation of counterfeit currency, cybercrimes and sale of ganja and seized Rs 7.28 lakh counterfeit …
  • 2 Cameroon nationals among five held for online fraud 08 Dec 2019 02:07 The Hindu | Fake currency, Ganja seized from accused in Kadapa lodge A criminal gang having involvement in multiple formats of crime landed in the police dragnet in Kadapa on Saturday. With a lodge in Kadapa city as its headquarters, the team of five, …
  • AP home for Lanka's 'nowhere people' 06 Dec 2019 00:31 R.V. Nagar (Visakhapatnam agency): While hardliner Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksha was assuring Indian media of the development of Tamils in north Sri Lanka, a group of  Tamils from Jaffna was celebrating the forty-ninth birthday of  Veeraswamy …
  • ‘Humanism is my religion, keeping my word is my caste’: Andhra CM Jagan 03 Dec 2019 05:18 By Express News Service GUNTUR:  Amid criticism by Opposition parties over his religion and caste, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday said, “Humanism is my religion and keeping my word is my caste”.   Jagan said his detractors …
  • 'Humanism' is my religion, 'keeping up my word' is my caste says Jagan rebutting criticism 02 Dec 2019 10:44 By Express News Service GUNTUR: Amid criticism by the opposition parties over his religion and caste, Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday gave a sharp rebuttal to his detractors saying, "humanism is my religion and keeping up …
  • Sathya Sai development programme in Andhra Pradesh to improve lives of tribal people 20 Nov 2019 23:47 By Express News Service ANANTAPUR: Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisation on Wednesday launched Sri Sathya Sai National Tribal Development Programme at Prasanthi Nilayam. The session commenced at 8 am, where tribal communities from 12 States participated.  …
  • Chintapalle in Vizag Agency shivers at 8.1° C 14 Nov 2019 04:51 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  Chintapalle recorded the minimum temperature of 8.1° Celsius in Vizag Agency on Wednesday. The minimum temperatures are sliding day after day in the Agency. Minimum temperature in Chintapalle, Lambasingi, Araku, …
  • Agency bandh disrupts tourist traffic to Andhra Pradesh's Paderu 12 Nov 2019 09:45 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Tourists to the famous destination of Paderu had to face severe problems on Tuesday with transportation facilities to agency areas in Visakhapatnam district disrupted due to the bandh call given by various tribal …
  • A.P. Formation Day celebrated in Vizag 02 Nov 2019 03:44 Andhra Pradesh Formation Day was celebrated at the Andhra University Convention Centre on Friday. Glowing tributes were paid to Potti Sreeramulu, who laid down his life for the cause of a separate State for the Telugu-speaking people. Several other leaders …
  • Recurring bane for Visakha Agency 28 Oct 2019 12:00 Diseases like malaria, dengue, viral fevers, chikungunya and typhoid are a recurrent feature in Agency areas of Visakhapatnam every year, thanks to insanitary conditions and lack of access to clean drinking water. With awareness being low in the interior …
  • CM Jagan Reddy gives green signal to set up Archaeological Corporation 12 Oct 2019 02:41 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday approved a proposal to set up the Archaeological Corporation in order to preserve the historical monuments in the State. He also directed the officials to establish cultural …
  • YSR Kanti Velugu will cover 5.4 crore people in State, announces CM Jagan Reddy at launch 11 Oct 2019 02:59 By Express News Service ANANTAPUR: Launching the ‘YSR Kanti Velugu’ in Anantapur on Thursday, marking the World Sight Day, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said in the next three years all the 5.4 crore people in the State will be screened for eye …
  • Security Forces Find and Defuse 60 Kg of Explosives in India's Chhattisgarh State - Reports 29 Sep 2019 07:11 Asia & Pacific 10:07 29.09.2019(updated 10:09 29.09.2019) Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): Sixty kilograms of explosives placed in steel containers and buried beneath a road were recovered and defused by security forces late on Saturday in the Indian …
  • Heavy rains disrupt life in Agency areas of Andhra Pradesh 14 Sep 2019 03:52 Heavy rains continue to disrupt life in the Agency areas of the district. Several roads, culverts, and bridges that connect the interior areas with the plains have been damaged. Interior mandals in Paderu, Munchingput, and G.K. Veedhi are the worst-hit. …
  • Come rains, geddas, streams and waterfalls turn into death traps 12 Sep 2019 04:54 Last week, a 17-year-old Intermediate student T. Ravi Kiran drowned in Gurrai waterfalls in Kumbidisingi Panchayat under G. Madugula Police Station limits in Visakha Agency. The incident reportedly occurred when he along with his friends had gone to the …
  • Two bridges washed away in Vizag Agency 07 Sep 2019 06:05 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Normal life was thrown out of gear in four panchayats of several Agency hamlets as two bridges were washed away following heavy rains in Hukumpeta and G Madugula mandals in Paderu division of Vizag Agency for the past …
  • Separate commissions for SC/STs on the cards in Andhra Pradesh 30 Aug 2019 06:08 The State government has decided to constitute separate commissions for the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and the Scheduled Tribes (STs) in the State. It proposes to table the relevant Bills in this regard in the Assembly soon. The government has also decided to …
  • Three Insurgents Surrender in India’s Andhra Pradesh State - Report 29 Aug 2019 15:48 Asia & Pacific 17:07 29.08.2019Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): Police in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh have confirmed that three insurgents have surrendered following a gun-battle last week. The three men allegedly surrendered before the Deputy …
  • Union Home Minister Amit Shah lauds Andhra, Telangana for handling Naxal threat 27 Aug 2019 04:09 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday complimented Andhra Pradesh and Telangana for effectively handling the left-wing extremism. Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy attended the inter-State council meeting chaired by …
  • Gang sells abducted children to childless couples at Rs 1.2 lakh 24 Aug 2019 05:11 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The city police busted a child abduction gang following the arrest of four members, including two women. Three persons were also arrested on a charge of purchasing children. Addressing mediapersons here on Friday, …
  • Notorious child kidnappers held in Vizag 24 Aug 2019 02:44 ñThe Visakhapatnam City Police arrested four persons who were allegedly part of a notorious child-kidnapping gang on Friday. The four persons, including two women, are accused of kidnapping five children and selling them for sums ranging from ₹50,000 to ₹1 …
  • Rain subsides, Visakhapatnam limping back to normalcy 10 Aug 2019 04:41 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Agency areas, which bore the brunt of continuous rain for three days, are limping back to normalcy as rains have subsided in most parts of the district. However, roads, which were battered by rains will have to be …
  • Andhra's tribal habitations cut off for third day due to heavy rains 09 Aug 2019 04:29 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: With no let-up of heavy rain in Agency areas of Paderu division, particularly Pedabayalu, Munchingput and G Madugula mandals in Visakhapatnam district, several tribal habitations remained cut off for the third …
  • Andhra CM Jagan Reddy announces Rs 5,000 each for flood-affected families 09 Aug 2019 04:29 By Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM/SRIKAKULAM/KURNOOL: Second flood warning was issued at Gotta Barrage on Vamsadhara in Srikakulam district and at Dowleswaram Barrage on the Godavari in East Godavari district with water levels in both the …
  • GCC on retail marketing drive; releases 10 new products 01 Aug 2019 08:31 Girijan Co-operative Corporation (GCC) is on a marketing drive with focus on retail markets and has in recent times released 10 new products, according to T Baburao Naidu, the Vice-Chairman and Managing Director (MD). "Our focus is on value-addition …
  • Pilot project to check trafficking in girl children in Agency area 01 Aug 2019 07:15 The British Deputy High Commission, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, as part of its outreach initiative, has embarked on a pilot project to check the alleged trafficking in girls in the Agency area of the district. A formal meeting with the stakeholders was …
  • Woman carried 8 km on sling for delivery in Andhra Pradesh 22 Jul 2019 10:29 Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Due to lack of a motorable road for an 108 ambulance to reach Kothavalasa,  a pregnant woman had to be carried on a sling for 8 km from the tribal hamlet to Sankaram village in V Madugula mandal on July 21.   She was …
  • 195 kg cannabis seized in Visakhapatnam; 1 arrested 21 Jul 2019 15:15 The accused was arrested in a joint operation carried out by the local police and the excise officials based on a tip-off. Visakhapatnam: One person was arrested and over 195 kilograms of cannabis worth 25 lakh was seized from his car here on Sunday. …
  • Vizag: One held, 195 kg cannabis seized 21 Jul 2019 14:32 Visakhapatnam: One person was arrested and over 195 kilograms of cannabis worth 25 lakh was seized from his car here on Sunday. According to officials, the accused, identified as Prasad who hails from Telangana, was arrested in a joint operation carried …
  • Anthrax scare sends officials into a tizzy 11 Jul 2019 03:40 Health Department officials are on their toes after two suspected cases of anthrax were reported from Madagada village of Araku mandal in Visakhapatnam district. Two persons aged around 30 to 35 years from Madagada village experienced anthrax symptoms …
  • Three dead, over 25 injured as bus overturns in A.P. 09 Jul 2019 10:42 Three passengers died and over 25 were injured after the bus in which they were travelling overturned allegedly due to overspeeding on a ghat road near Vantlamamidi village under Paderu police station limits in Visakhapatnam district on July 9. However, …
  • Putting children in harm’s way 29 Jun 2019 04:34 Little kids are seen perilously perched on autorickshaws on the busy NH-16 near PM Palem as buses and trucks zoom past them. Drivers cram around 10 children in a single autorickshaw, flagrantly flouting traffic rules that allow only five children to be …
  • 25 lakh beneficiaries will be given house sites on Ugadi day 23 Jun 2019 05:36 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Deputy Chief Minister Pamula Pushpa Sreevani on Saturday said Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has been making quick moves to ensure good governance in the State. Speaking to the media here, Sreevani said 25 lakh …
  • Youth Parliament: What it means to have 64 MPs aged below 40? 01 Jun 2019 19:37 17 of the youngest MPs of the 17th Lok Sabha — from a doctor to the wife of a local politician with criminal cases, from the son of a carpenter to the grandson of a former PM. In an election where an estimated 8.2 crore first-time voters exercised their …
  • APSRTC’s OR increases by three per cent, thanks to summer holidays 01 Jun 2019 05:21 Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  With numerous wedding ceremonies and village festivals taking place this summer, there has been a huge demand for RTC bus services, including AC vehicles. This year, the RTC has seen a 3 per cent increase in the …
  • TDP's citadel crumbles as YSRC makes inroads 24 May 2019 02:24 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The TDP's citadel crumbled with the party facing its worst-ever drubbing in North Andhra at the hands of YSRC in 2019 elections, as the results started trickling in since Thursday noon. Such was the pace of YSRC…
  • For these tribal persons, animals are the main lifeline 21 May 2019 03:39 Difficult hilly terrains force these people to use horses, donkeys and oxen to ferry them from one place to another and sometimes convert them into luggage-carriers. In remote tribal areas of Visakhapatnam bordering Odisha, most of them are affected by …
  • AP: Maoists threaten TDP leaders, ask them to assure release of jailed tribals 17 May 2019 01:28 [India], May 17 (ANI): CPI (Maoist) on Thursday threatened TDP leaders of dire consequences if the police did not release jailed tribal villagers. In a letter addressed to TDP minister Chintakayala Ayyanna Patrudu, Kidari, Sravan Kumar, Paderu MLA Giddu …
  • Girl dies after falling from ferris wheel in Visakhapatnam 14 May 2019 10:01 In a freak mishap, a 17-year old girl died and two others were injured after falling from a rotating ferris wheel, which was set-up at a fair in Government Junior College grounds, Paderu, in the wee hours of Tuesday. The fair was organised as a part of Sri …
  • Andhra Pradesh: 8-yr-old girl dies as ferris wheel cabin crashes 14 May 2019 09:56 [India], May 14 (ANI): A 17-year-old girl died on Tuesday in Paderu agency area in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district, when a cabin fell off a Ferris wheel. Paderu area was celebrating a tribal festival to honour the presiding tribal goddess …
  • Andhra Pradesh: 17-year-old girl dies as ferris wheel cabin crashes 14 May 2019 08:31 This mishap led to the death of Busala Bhavani and injured two other girls, who accompanied the deceased. Visakhapatnam: A 17-year-old girl died on Tuesday in Paderu agency area in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district, when a cabin fell off a Ferris …
  • Rains lash several parts of Srikakulam district 03 May 2019 05:33 By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: Several parts of the district reported mild to moderate rains since Thursday morning. Keeping intensity of the Fani cyclone in the next few hours in view, the district administration started taking elaborate measures, …
  • S.S. Rajamouli ’s a proud father 23 Apr 2019 18:58 The shooting of Aakashavani — the debut project of Rajamouli’s son Karthikeya has been progressing briskly, with over 90% of the film shot in the interiors of the Paderu region. Set in the jungle, the film apparently revolves around the theme of radio. …
  • 0 vote in 2 booths in Araku Valley 13 Apr 2019 02:55 VISAKHAPATNAM: In perhaps the first time in the poll history of the two Telugu states, two polling stations in the Agency area of Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh recorded zero voter turnout. While Maoists had given a boycott call, the extra distance that …
  • Eight H1N1 influenza cases reported in Vizag in two days 25 Mar 2019 04:42 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Swine flu has staged a comeback in the city as eight cases have been reported in the last two days. A total of 104 cases have been reported in the last three months, which worried the health officials over the spread …
  • Aakashavani will be eccentric 24 Mar 2019 19:31 Everybody knows that filmmaker Rajamouli’s son Karthikeya has turned producer for the upcoming Telugu film, Aakashavani. Apparently, they’re already halfway through the shooting and its current schedule is being shot in a dense forest near Paderu, where an …
  • Furniture set on fire outside YSRCP's Vizag office after party denies ticket to MLA 24 Mar 2019 00:09 [India], Mar 24 (ANI): A faction of YSRCP cadre in Paderu in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district on Saturday set furniture of the party's office on fire after Visweswar Raju was denied an MLA ticket. Raju was anticipating a ticket from Paderu …
  • Father or daughter? Araku voters to decide which side they are on 23 Mar 2019 21:11 The battle runs within the family in the Araku Lok Sabha constituency, spread over 450 kilometres and second only to Jaisalmer is geographical spread, in Andhra Pradesh. Telugu Desam Party candidate V. Kishore Chandra Deo, a six-time MP and former Union …
  • App to enable voters to know queue status 22 Mar 2019 04:23 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Gopal Krishna Dwivedi has launched a mobile application MyVoteQ for voters to know about the number of voters in the queue and plan their visit to the polling station for casting their vote. …
  • Lok Sabha polls: Bahujan Samaj Party reluctant to support Jana Sena 21 Mar 2019 23:14 KAKINADA: Bahujan Samaj Party leaders are reluctant to give support to the Jana Sena upset that its partner did not allocate seats to the BSP where the party was hoping to win big. They also claimed that Jana Sena might not even get their deposits back in …
  • Old rivals to lock horns again in 7 assembly seats 21 Mar 2019 09:04 VISAKHAPATNAM: Seven of the total 15 assembly constituencies in Visakhapatnam district are going to witness a keen fight in 2019 elections among the old rivals of TDP, YSRC and Jana Sena, who had contested in the 2014 elections. While the YSRC has changed …
  • Congress leadership in AP out to liquidate party to help YSRC: Vyricherla 21 Mar 2019 06:01 By Express News Service Vyricherla Kishore Chandra Deo, six-time MP and former Union minister for Tribal Affairs, who resigned from the Congress and  joined the TDP a few weeks before the general elections, is now contesting as a TDP nominee in Araku …
  • Financial capital of Andhra has it all, stars and old war horses 20 Mar 2019 04:37 Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Post-bifurcation, Visakhapatnam district has emerged as the financial and tourism capital of the State. With 15 Assembly and three Lok Sabha seats, the verdict given by the people of Visakhapatnam district will have a …
  • 2 tribals ‘mistaken’ for Maoists gunned down in Vizag Agency 17 Mar 2019 04:29 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: A special police team combing the forest area allegedly gunned down two tribals, when they went into the interior forest area on information about the presence of Maoists there, leading to protests by the family …
  • Hyderabad: Ganesh Idol maker becomes drug peddler, held 17 Mar 2019 00:16 Hyderabad: An idol maker in the city was arrested for smuggling ganja by the West Zone Commissioner’s Task Force on Friday after they seized 11.5 kilograms of contraband from his possession. The accused identified as 32-year-old Tuljaram Singh, is a …
  • Doubts over 2 encounter deaths in Visakhapatnam 16 Mar 2019 20:52 Visakhapatnam: Confusion prevails over the death of two persons in an encounter with the police late on Friday near Paderu in Visakhapatnam district. While locals claim that the two were villagers and were in the forest for poaching, Rural SP A. Babujee …
  • AP: Tribal union stages protest against killing of naxals 16 Mar 2019 18:29 [India], Mar 16 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Tribal Union (APTU) staged a protest in front of Sub Collector Office in Paderu here demanding a magisterial inquiry into the alleged encounter of two armed naxals. They further demanded immediate suspension of the …
  • Hyderabad: Idol-maker arrested for peddling Ganja 15 Mar 2019 20:50 Hyderabad: The Commissioner's Task Force, West Zone, on Friday arrested a man for smuggling ganja and seized 11.5 kilograms of contraband his possession. The accused, 32-year-old Tuljaram Singh, is a resident of Upper Dhoolpet and his main occupation …
  • Nara Lokesh gets Mangalagiri; KE Krishna Murthy, Paritala Sunitha make way for heirs 15 Mar 2019 07:34 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: TDP president and Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday night cleared the party’s candidates for 126 of 175 Assembly seats. He okayed the candidature of most of the sitting MLAs as there was not much …
  • Jana Sena releases the first list of candidates for Lok Sabha and Assembly constituencies 14 Mar 2019 14:54 Jana Sena Party (JSP) has released the first list of candidates for four Lok Sabha (LS) and 32 Assembly constituencies a few hours before the party's formation day celebrations began at Rajahmundry on Thursday. ONGC former executive director D.M.R. …
  • Janasena MLA Candidate List 2019 14 Mar 2019 13:09 VIJAYAWADA: Actor-turned-politician and Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan released party's first list of candidates for upcoming Lok Sabha and Andhra assembly elections. Pawan released the list of four parliamentary and 32 assembly constituencies on the …
  • AP: Jana Sena Party releases first list of candidates for Lok Sabha and Assembly elections 14 Mar 2019 09:27 [India], March 14 (ANI): Janasena Chief Pawan Kalyan on Wednesday announced the first list of candidates contesting from Jana Sena Party (JSP) for upcoming Assembly and Lok Sabha elections. JSP is the first party to announce the list of candidates for Lok …
  • Jana Sena announces first list of candidates 14 Mar 2019 07:19 Amaravati, March 14 (IANS) Actor Pawan Kalyan’s Jana Sena, which is making its debut in electoral politics of Andhra Pradesh, on Thursday announced its first list of candidates for the Lok Sabha and Assembly elections. The party declared candidates for two …
  • Jana Sena Candidate List 2019 14 Mar 2019 05:58 VIJAYAWADA: Actor turned politician Pawan Kalyan released the first list of candidates for upcoming Lok Sabha and Andhra assembly elections. Janasena chief released the list of four parliamentary and 32 assembly constituencies on its formation day. The …
  • Poll effect? Liquor sales in Vizag up by Rs 50 crore 11 Mar 2019 06:00 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Come elections and liquor flows like water. This is evident from the statistics. Liquor and beer sales in the district increased in the last one month. From February 1 to March 10, liquor and beer sales at wine shops …
  • Araku team walks away with top honours 19 Feb 2019 02:54 Around 100 teams from the tribal mandals of Araku, Dumbriguda and Anantagiri participated in the Yuvaho Mega Volleyball Tournament, being organised by the District Police, as part of community policing, at Dumbriguda village during the past two days. In …
  • 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 …
  • 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: 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 …
  • With 102 new cases, district tally shoots up to 1,238 04 Jul 2020 17:06 In a steep spike, 102 new COVID-19 positive cases were reported from Visakhapatnam district on Saturday. This is for the first time, the district crossed 100-mark within 24 hours. With the new cases, the total number of cases as on Saturday is 1,238. The …
  • TDP's Ayyanna gets interim Andhra Pradesh High Court relief from arrest 23 Jun 2020 04:29 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Monday directed the police not to arrest TDP senior leader Ch Ayyanna Patrudu till Wednesday in connection with a case booked against him under the SC/ST Atrocities Prevention Act. It …
  • How could you back Ayyanna, take action against him: Padma to Chandrababu Naidu 21 Jun 2020 04:22 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: AP Women’s Commission Chairperson Vasireddy Padma on Saturday questioned TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu as to why he was backing his party colleague Ch Ayyanna Patrudu against whom a case under the Nirbhaya Act was booked …
  • Former TDP minister booked under Nirbhaya Act 17 Jun 2020 11:38 Police on Tuesday registered cases against former Telugu Desam Party Minister Ch. Ayyanna Patrudu for allegedly using foul language against Narsipatnam Municipal Commissioner during a protest. The Narsipatnam town police booked cases under various IPC …
  • Andhra HC allows suspended doctor to leave mental hospital 05 Jun 2020 18:49 Visakhapatnam, June 5 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Friday granted permission to suspended government doctor Sudhakar Rao to leave the Government Hospital for Mental Health, where he was admitted on May 16 after the police allegedly manhandled …
  • Over 100 COVID-19 cases in five weeks in Vizag, 40 per cent are super-spreaders 05 Jun 2020 06:55 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The city has been witnessing a spike in positive cases with over 100 cases reported since May 1. Nearly 40 per cent of these cases are due to super-spreaders of Dandu Bazaar and Maharani Peta cases. There has also …
  • CBI registers FIR against suspended Andhra doctor 03 Jun 2020 11:49 Visakhapatnam, June 3 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is probing the alleged manhandling of suspended government doctor K. Sudhakar Rao by Visakhapatnam police, has filed a First Information Report (FIR) against him. The federal …
  • CBI files FIR against suspended Dr Sudhakar Rao in Visakhapatnam 03 Jun 2020 08:48 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is probing into the case of suspended Narsipatnam doctor Sudhakar Rao following High Court order, has filed FIR against Sudhakar Rao late Tuesday night. Sudhakar Rao is …
  • CBI seizes medical reports of Sudhakar 02 Jun 2020 03:25 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probing suspended Narsipatnam Area Hospital anaesthetist Sudhakar Rao case as per the directives of the Andhra Pradesh High Court stepped up investigation. The CBI sleuths …
  • Shift me to another hospital: Suspended Andhra Pradesh doctor 28 May 2020 02:28 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  Suspended doctor of Narsipatnam Area Hospital K Sudhakara Rao’s case took a new turn on Wednesday as he stated that he was doubtful about the treatment being given to him at the Government Hospital for Mental Care. …
  • HC orders CBI probe into action against A.P. doctor 23 May 2020 00:06 The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Friday ordered the Central Bureau of Investigation to investigate the Dr. K. Sudhakar case. A Division Bench, comprising Justice Rakesh Kumar and Justice K. Suresh Reddy, asked the CBI to probe whether the police used …
  • HC directs Vizag judge to record suspended doctor’s statement 20 May 2020 10:18 Amaravati, May 20 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Wednesday directed the Visakhapatnam sessions judge to record the statement of a suspended government doctor allegedly manhandled by the police in full public view in Visakhapatnam last week. The …
  • After Doctor Stripped To Waist, Hands Tied In Andhra, Policeman Suspended 17 May 2020 19:11 Visakhapatnam police have booked multiple cases against the doctor, who said he was being targeted Visakhapatnam: Several distressing videos emerged from Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam on Saturday, in which a doctor stripped to the waist and shouted …
  • PG medical student tests positive for COVID-19 in Visakhapatnam 17 May 2020 19:00 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: A postgraduate medical student is among the three who tested positive in Visakhapatnam district on Sunday. The student was reportedly present during the dialysis performed on a person from Chengalraopeta, who died due …
  • Suspended doctor taken into custody 17 May 2020 05:32 A doctor from the Narsipatnam area hospital, Sudhakar Rao, who was suspended after he alleged that N95 masks were not being provided to the doctors on COVID-19 duty last month, was taken into custody on Saturday on the charge of causing nuisance on the …
  • One more discharges from hospital in Vizag; total active COVID-19 cases now at 3 30 Apr 2020 09:15 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: One more COVID-19 positive tested person was discharged from GITAM hospital on Thursday. With this, 20 of the 23 positive tested person have been discharged from hospital in the district. While two women are …
  • No truth in Narsipatnam doctor’s claims: AMC head 08 Apr 2020 04:40 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Andhra Medical College (AMC) principal PV Sudhakar on Tuesday condemned the charges levelled by the anaesthetist of Narsipatnam Government Area Hospital. Addressing mediapersons, District Medical and Health Officer ( …
  • Migrant groups stuck in Hyderabad 29 Mar 2020 08:23 Hyderabad: This past week, migrant workers have been facing a lot of trouble because of the lockdown. Thousands of them tried to return home to their families in their respective states. Some walked, some crammed themselves into buses and lorries. A few …
  • Case against TDP leader Ayyanna for obstructing cops on duty 22 Dec 2019 04:58 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Narsipatnam police have filed a case against TDP leader Ch Ayyanna Patrudu on charges of obstructing the police personnel from performing their duty. Ayyanna allegedly picked up an argument with the police when they …
  • SCR GM inspects railway stations in Vijayawada division 05 Dec 2019 07:56 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  South Central Railway (SCR) general manager Gajanan Mallya conducted the annual inspection of Vijayawada division’s Duvvada-Rajahmundry section on Wednesday. Commencing from Duvvada Railway Station, the inspection …
  • Pak HC grants bail to Maryam Nawaz | LIVE 04 Nov 2019 12:08 Nov 04, 2019 5:26 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha Shiv Sena leaders meets Maharashtra Governor in Mumbai Shiv Sena leaders Ramdas Kadam and Sanjay Raut met Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari.   Nov 04, 2019 5:03 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha SC …
  • Bombay HC asks RBI to file affidavit in PMC Bank case by Nov 13 | LIVE 04 Nov 2019 08:32 Nov 04, 2019 2:00 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao Lawyers stage protest outside SC in Delhi Lawyers protest outside Supreme Court over different issues, including demand of Rs 10 lakhs compensation each to the lawyers who were injured in clash with police at …
  • 2 Dead, 6 Injured In A Road Accident In Visakhapatnam 30 Oct 2019 16:39 The injured were taken to Narsipatnam Area Hospital for the treatment (Representational) Visakhapatnam: Two people died and six others were injured in a road accident in Vishakapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh. "An overspeeding biker hit an auto- …
  • Recurring bane for Visakha Agency 28 Oct 2019 12:00 Diseases like malaria, dengue, viral fevers, chikungunya and typhoid are a recurrent feature in Agency areas of Visakhapatnam every year, thanks to insanitary conditions and lack of access to clean drinking water. With awareness being low in the interior …
  • YSR Congress MP ties the knot with her friend 18 Oct 2019 18:07 Visakhapatnam: YSR Congress Party MP from Araku, Goddeti Madhavi, on Friday tied the knot with her childhood friend Kusireddy Siva Prasad, who had played a key role in her poll campaign and proposed her after she was elected to Lok Sabha. She married Siva …
  • A love story, filmi style! 12 Oct 2019 20:27 Kusireddy Siva Prasad spent two sleepless nights after proposing marriage to the love of his life, Araku MP Goddeti Madhavi, because she took as many days to decide! But he had more to worry about than just his proposal being rejected because they had been …
  • Incessant rain disrupts life in Visakhapatnam 27 Sep 2019 05:39 Incessant rain has disrupted the normal life in Visakhapatnam district. Apart from the city, the rural and agency areas have been witnessing heavy downpour since Wednesday night. Many areas in the city were waterlogged on Thursday, creating trouble to …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Cannabis worth Rs 1 cr seized in Vizag 09 Sep 2019 19:07 Visakhapatnam: The Prohibition and Excise Department on Monday seized over 800 kg of cannabis, valued at Rs 1 crore, from a truck in Narsipatnam town of Visakhapatnam district. The driver of the Odisha-registered vehicle was arrested, Excise Inspector …
  • Train Engine Gets Detached, Runs Without Coaches For 10 Km In Andhra Pradesh 20 Aug 2019 08:20 The engine belonged to Visakha Express that operates between Bhubaneshwar to Secunderabad. Visakhapatnam: A train's engine got detached from its coaches in Andhra Pradesh on Monday and ran for at least 10 km before stopping. The coaches with passengers …
  • Centre shunts out AP cadre Indian Forest Service officer Kallol Biswas 02 Aug 2019 00:42 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   The Centre has issued the compulsory retirement order to Andhra Pradesh cadre Indian Forest Service officer Kallol Biswas. A communique in this regard has been received by the State government.  Confirming this to TNIE, a …
  • Srikakulam: Ten injured in road accident 20 Jun 2019 14:05 Category: Andhra Pradesh Posted by Shameen Published: Jun 20, 2019, 4:39 pm IST Updated: Jun 20, 2019, 4:39 pm IST Srikakulam: Ten people were injured after the van they were travelling in lost control and fell in a canal near Ravichandran village, …
  • APSRTC’s OR increases by three per cent, thanks to summer holidays 01 Jun 2019 05:21 Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  With numerous wedding ceremonies and village festivals taking place this summer, there has been a huge demand for RTC bus services, including AC vehicles. This year, the RTC has seen a 3 per cent increase in the …
  • 150 Kg Ganja Seized In Andhra Pradesh's Krishna District, 2 Arrested 28 May 2019 10:45 The Nandivada police registered a case and the vehicle along with the seized contraband. Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh: The Krishna district police Monday seized 150 kg ganja, worth Rs 20 lakh, and arrested two person while they were allegedly smuggling …
  • Vijayawada: Rs 2.2-crore ganja seized from cargo truck 27 May 2019 07:39 Vijayawada: Acting on a tip-off, officers of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, Vijayawada, intercepted a cargo vehicle on Friday and seized 1,137.30kg of ganja valued at Rs 2.27 crore that was being transported illegally. The massive quantity of …
  • 1,137 kg of ganja worth Rs 2.27 crore seized 27 May 2019 03:10 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Two weeks after the State police busted a ganja racket in Narsipatnman and seized the illegal drug worth Rs 2.5 crore, the Vijayawada unit of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) nabbed a gang red-handed which was …
  • DRI seizes cannabis worth over Rs 2 cr, arrests one 26 May 2019 08:02 Category: India Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: May 26, 2019, 1:15 pm IST Updated: May 26, 2019, 1:15 pm IST Vijayawada: Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Vijayawada, on Sunday said it has arrested a man and seized 1137.30 kg of cannabis worth …
  • 690 kg ganja seized, 2 held 18 May 2019 04:19 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The rural police on Friday seized 690 kg of dry ganja at Balgattam junction check-post under Narsipatnam (Town) police station limits in Visakhapatnam district. The  load is being shifted to Delhi, where it would cost …
  • 2 held with 690 kg cannabis in Visakhapatnam 17 May 2019 18:58 [India], May 17 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Police held two people and seized 690 kg of cannabis from their vehicle at a check post near Narsipatnam town in Visakhapatnam district on Friday. The accused, identified as Ashok Kumar Mourya (27) and Mohan Kishore …
  • Andhra Pradesh: 2500 kg cannabis seized in Visakhapatnam, 2 arrested 14 May 2019 03:25 [India], May 14 (ANI): The police on Monday seized 2500 kilogram cannabis from a truck in Visakhapatnam district. Two persons including the driver were arrested by Narsipatnam Police. Last month, in a similar incident the police had seized 580 kg of …
  • Vijayawada: 4 ganja peddlers held, gold seized 22 Apr 2019 23:20 Vijayawada: Vijayawada police arrested four old criminals in the city on Monday for being involved in transporting ganja and committing other crimes in Vijayawada commissionarate limits. Police seized gold ornaments worth Rs 1.74 lakh, 2 bikes and 6 kg …
  • Former MLA, YSRCP leader Mutyala Papa joins TDP 29 Mar 2019 14:28 [India], Mar 29 (ANI): Former MLA from Narsipatnam and YSRCP leader, Mutyala Papa along with her husband Peda Babu and other followers on Friday joined the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in the presence of party president and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. …
  • Eight H1N1 influenza cases reported in Vizag in two days 25 Mar 2019 04:42 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Swine flu has staged a comeback in the city as eight cases have been reported in the last two days. A total of 104 cases have been reported in the last three months, which worried the health officials over the spread …
  • Voting for YSRCP is like 'writing your own death warrant': Andhra CM 23 Mar 2019 05:42 Naidu said, 'LS polls decide future of the state. People should vote for TDP for better future and development of the state.' Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday urged people to not vote for the YSR Congress …
  • 'Voting for YSRCP is like writing one's own death warrant' 22 Mar 2019 23:37 [India], Mar 23 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday urged people to not vote for the YSR Congress Party in the impending elections, stating that backing them would be like "writing your own death warrant." …
  • Old rivals to lock horns again in 7 assembly seats 21 Mar 2019 09:04 VISAKHAPATNAM: Seven of the total 15 assembly constituencies in Visakhapatnam district are going to witness a keen fight in 2019 elections among the old rivals of TDP, YSRC and Jana Sena, who had contested in the 2014 elections. While the YSRC has changed …
  • Financial capital of Andhra has it all, stars and old war horses 20 Mar 2019 04:37 Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Post-bifurcation, Visakhapatnam district has emerged as the financial and tourism capital of the State. With 15 Assembly and three Lok Sabha seats, the verdict given by the people of Visakhapatnam district will have a …
  • Will scrap Janmabhoomi panels: Jagan 18 Mar 2019 14:32 YSR Congress Party president Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Sunday said the Janmabhoomi committees constituted by the TDP government would be disbanded right on the first day of his party forming the government if they were given an opportunity to serve the …
  • 'Elections a fight between dharma and adharma' 18 Mar 2019 10:49 VISAKHAPATNAM: YSRC president Y S Jaganmohan Reddy on Sunday launched the party’s poll campaign from Narsipatnam in Visakhapatnam district. Elections to AP assembly and Parliament are not a fight between two parties, but between ‘dharma’ and ‘adharma’, …
  • YSRC chief Jagan vows to solve people’s problems 18 Mar 2019 05:09 By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM / VISAKHAPATNAM / EAST GODAVARI: Opposition Leader and YSRC chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy hit the campaign trail on Sunday, addressing impressive gatherings at three places in the State. In all the meetings, Jagan …
  • AP polls: YSRCP releases candidates' names 17 Mar 2019 07:09 AMARAVATI: Jagan Mohan Reddy-lead YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) on Sunday released candidates' names for all the 175 assembly constituencies and 15 Loksabha constituencies. Party supremo Jaganmohan Reddy will announce the names for Anakapalle Lok Sabha …
  • 2 tribals ‘mistaken’ for Maoists gunned down in Vizag Agency 17 Mar 2019 04:29 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: A special police team combing the forest area allegedly gunned down two tribals, when they went into the interior forest area on information about the presence of Maoists there, leading to protests by the family …
  • TDP Candidates List 2019 15 Mar 2019 04:52 AMARAVATI: The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) late on Thursday night released a list of 126 candidates for the assembly elections which included the names of chief minister Chandrababu Naidu from Kuppam, IT minister Lokesh from Mangalgiri segment, Paritala …
  • Chandrababu releases names of 126 candidates 14 Mar 2019 19:26 AMARAVATI: The TDP late on Thursday released a list of 126 candidates for the assembly poll which included the names of CM Chandrababu Naidu from Kuppam, IT minister Lokesh (from Mangalgiri) segment, Paritala Sriram from Raptadu and Nandamuri Balakrishna …
  • All eyes on Bheemili as Naidu set to pick Vizag dist candidates today 07 Mar 2019 04:55 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: As Chief Minister and TDP supremo N Chandrababu Naidu will undertake an exercise on Thursday to select party nominees for the coming general elections in Visakhapatnam district at a review meeting in Amaravati even as …
  • 3.85L applications in Vizag in 6 days, officials warn of action against mischievous applicants   04 Mar 2019 05:29 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: As more than 3.85 lakh applications were filed in just 5-6 days for addition, deletion, correction and other changes in the voters’ list, the district election officials suspect foul play by some mischievous elements …
  • Two peddlers from Visakhapatnam held with 106 kg of ganja 20 Feb 2019 04:56 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Two youngsters, including an Intermediate student from Vizag, were nabbed by the Malkajgiri Special Operations Team on Tuesday on charges of illegal possession and transportation of ganja. The sleuths seized 106 kg of …
  • Hyderabad: SOT police nabs Marijuana peddlers, seizes 106 kgs of drugs 19 Feb 2019 16:44 [India], Feb 19 (ANI): Special Operations Team (SOT) Police, on Monday, nabbed two Marijuana peddlers and seized 106 kilograms of the drugs from them. According to SOT police, Malkajgiri team, the sleuths of Special Operations Team, Malkajgiri Zone along …
  • 100 kg ganja coming in from Visakhapatnam seized in Hyderabad, two youths arrested 23 Jan 2019 05:40 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Over 100kg of ganja -- coming into the State from Vizag, Andhra Pradesh -- was seized by the Telangana State Prohibition and Excise department Enforcement teams on Tuesday. Two accused were arrested and several buyers in …
  • Special trains to clear passenger rush during Sankranti, Bhavani Deeksha relinquishment 28 Dec 2018 04:44 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The South Central Railway will run four special trains from Hyderabad to Narasapur and Machilipatnam to Secunderabad to clear extra rush of passengers during the festive season of Sankranthi. These special trains consist …
  • Discovering the wonders of AP on bicycles 13 Dec 2018 05:49 In a bid to explore the Sunrise State and discover its hidden beauty, 20 cyclists from across the country embarked on a three week-long ‘Tour de Heritage’. The cyclists, who were flagged off amidst much fanfare by AP CM Chandrababu Naidu in Vijayawada last …
  • Contraversial video: Minister Ayyanna’s brother files police plaint 28 Nov 2018 05:41 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: As a video clip having Ch Sanyasi Patrudu (known as Jameelu),  the brother of Roads and Buildings minister Ch Ayyanna Patrudu from Narsipatnam constituency along with some YSRCP leaders and a few Maoist sympathisers …
  • Development of Girijans will be prime focus: new SP 03 Nov 2018 05:14 Development of Girijans by implementing all government schemes will be the prime focus of the police, said Attada Babujee, Superintendent of Police, Visakhapatnam district, here on Friday. He was addressing the media after taking charge as the new SP from …
  • 9 inter-state smugglers arrested, 650 kg ganja worth Rs 1 cr seized 01 Oct 2018 01:18 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: In a major catch in recent times, the Task Force Wing of Excise & Prohibition department arrested nine inter-state smugglers from whom  650 kg of ganja was seized at Narsipatnam on Sunday. It was being transported …
  • Ten new Excise check-posts coming in Agency areas to rein in ganja smuggling 27 Aug 2018 02:31 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: In an attempt to curb ganja smuggling, the Prohibition & Excise Department will set up 10 check-posts in North Coastal Andhra Agency areas — Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram and East Godavari districts. An amount of Rs …
  • Vizag: 1125 endangered tortoises species seized, 3 arrested 05 Aug 2018 15:23 [India], August 05 (ANI): The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized 1125 Indian Star tortoises from Vizag railway station and arrested three people who were illegally transporting the tortoises. The DRI officials handed over the seized tortoises …
  • Bharat Dynamics spending heavily on CSR in AP, Telangana: CMD 11 Jul 2018 13:25 Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL), a PSU under the Union Ministry of Defence, at present having two units in Telangana and one in Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, is spending heavily on several projects under corporate social responsibility in the two Telugu …
  • Pregnant woman carried for 6 km as ambulance fails to reach Andhra village 10 Jun 2018 03:16 Visakhapatnam: A pregnant woman was carried to a primary health centre by locals who hurriedly assembled a makeshift stretcher using bedsheets and bamboos. The locals walked over six km from Anuku village to Gottivada panchayat, where they found an …
  • Addasaram farmers allege land grab bid 23 May 2018 05:55 Joint Collector G. Srijana attended a gram sabha in Addasaram village in Rolugunta mandal to assess the problem of alleged land grabbing in the village on Wednesday, based on a complaint filed by PS Ajay Kumar, Co-Convenor of Swaraj Abiyan, and farmers. …
  • 1394kg cannabis worth seized in Vijayawada 25 Apr 2018 00:26 [India], April 25 (ANI): The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized 1,394 kilograms of cannabis worth Rs 2,09,14,800 here on Tuesday. Based on specific intelligence that prohibited narcotic drugs were being illegally transported, officers from …
  • 1,394 kg ganja worth Rs 2 crore seized, two arrested 24 Apr 2018 23:47 Image for representational purpose only VIJAYAWADA: Sleuths of the Director of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized 1,394 KG of ganja worth 2 crore near Benz Circle here on Tuesday evening. Two persons were arrested in connection with the incident. Based on a …
  • Vizianagaram JC II booked in DA case 19 Apr 2018 05:27 ACB sleuths on Wednesday raided the properties of Vizianagaram Joint Collector II Kakarla Nageswara Rao and unearthed assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. Searches were conducted at 10 places, including those of his friends and family …
  • Depressed over failure in Intermediate examination, two students end life in Andhra Pradesh 15 Apr 2018 02:22 VISAKHAPATNAM: Depressed over failure in Intermediate examination, two students have ended their lives in the district. The deceased have been identified as S Suresh Kumar, the senior Intermediate student and a resident of Sivalayam street at Chodavaram …
  • It’s gloom and doom in Vizag 09 Apr 2018 09:01 A bleak scenario stares at mango growers in Visakhapatnam district as a majority of the mango-growing areas fail to produce expected harvest post the flowering stage. Normally, mangoes flood the market by this time. However, owing to low fruit set, local …
  • Illegal assets worth Rs 70 crore seized from three officials in a single day  04 Mar 2018 00:41 VISAKHAPATNAM: In a major catch, the sleuths of Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) raided the properties two mandal cluster village revenue officers (VROs) and a chainman of town planning department of Zone-III of the Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation …
  • There is improvement in quality of life, says Naidu 06 Jan 2018 05:46 “With continued emphasis on welfare, development, and good governance, my government has delivered, resulting in marked improvement in the quality of life,” Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has said. Addressing the Janmabhoomi Maa Vooru programme at …
  • CM Chandrababu Naidu’s SEZ promise in Visakhapatnam circle set to spur job market 06 Jan 2018 02:54 Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu (Photo | ANI) VISAKHAPATNAM: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu promised to set up a special economic zone (SEZ) in the Narsipatnam Circle to create employment for the youngsters of the rural areas. Addressing a …
  • Car belonging to Roads and Buildings Minister ’s brother bugged 31 Oct 2017 06:02 VISAKHAPATNAM: A spying bug has been found in the vehicle of Narsipatnam municipality vice-chairman Ch Sanyasi Patrudu, the younger brother of Roads and Buildings Minister Ch Ayyanna Patrudu, sending the family previously targeted by Maoists into a tizzy.  …
  • 3 waterfalls in Agency to be made tourist getaways 09 Oct 2017 03:30 VISAKHAPATNAM: With the tourism season on the threshold, the Tourism authorities have decided to give a facelift to three waterfalls in Visakhapatnam Agency. Dharmatham in Golugonda mandal, Sarugudu in Nathavaram mandal and Tadiguda waterfall in …
  • Sarojini Devi Eye Hospital botch up: Kin of victims demand compensation 04 Sep 2017 03:59 Family members of victims who lost vision in one eye after cataract surgery at SD Eye Hospital stage a protest near Secretariat on Sunday | sayantan Ghosh HYDERABAD: Distressed family members of patients who lost vision in one eye after undergoing cataract …
  • Visakhapatnam cops tame rowdies one selfie at a time 17 Aug 2017 04:26 VISAKHAPATNAM: In an innovative way to monitor the whereabouts of history-sheeters in rural areas, the district police have instructed beat constables to click selfies with rowdies in their jurisdiction on a daily basis. The policemen have to keep track of …
  • Vizag land scam: ‘Part of ashram land occupied illegally’ 09 Aug 2017 04:37 Roads and Buildings Minister Ch Ayyanna Patrudu VISAKHAPATNAM: Roads and Building Minister Ch Ayyanna Patrudu who went at the land scam in Vizag hammer and tongs was at it again on Tuesday. Revealing about the illegal acquisition of around 4 acres in his …
  • From Bigg Boss set to SIT & back: All in a day’s work for Mumaith 28 Jul 2017 05:09 HYDERABAD: Actress-dancer Mumaith Khan faced questions for six and a half hours from the special investigation team of prohibition and excise department here on Thursday, the eighth day of questioning in connection with investigation into the drug racket. …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Live: Pune to go on 10-day lockdown starting July 13 10 Jul 2020 13:58 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Central Asia’s biggest nation Kazakhstan has taken umbrage to false reporting in Chinese state-run media about origin of pneumonia dangerous than covid in that country. Some Chinese media outlets are claiming that …
  • Single-day record 1,608 new corona cases in Andhra 10 Jul 2020 12:35 Amaravati, July 10 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh witnessed an all-time high of 1,608 new coronavirus cases in 24-hour cycle ended at 9 am on Friday, including 32 returnees from other states. On Thursday too, the state had reported a high of 1,555 new cases, while …
  • ECoR sets up business development units to attract more freight traffic to railways 10 Jul 2020 11:39 Picture used for representational purpose only BHUBANESWAR: East Coast Railway (ECoR) has set up business development units (BDUs) in zonal and divisional levels to attract industry and business establishments to use freight services of the Railways. These …
  • Indian police arrest 12 officials of LG Polymers... 10 Jul 2020 11:26 CHENNAI: Indian police have arrested 12 LG Polymers officials, including its chief executive and two directors, an officer said on Wednesday, two months after a deadly gas leak at the company's south India chemical plant killed 12. "A total of …
  • COVID-19 tally crosses 25,000 in Andhra with 1,608 fresh cases, 15 more die 10 Jul 2020 10:57 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The COVID-19 tally in Andhra Pradesh crossed the 25,000 mark on Friday and now stands at 25,422 with a total 1,608 new cases confirmed out of 21,020 samples tested in the last 24 hours till 9 a.m. on Friday. With another …
  • Andhra Pradesh panel for shifting LG Poly out of Vizag 10 Jul 2020 05:30 Photo for representative purpose only HYDERABAD: The high-power committee, constituted by the AP government to probe the LG Polymers styrene leakage in May, has suggested that any industrial estate should invariably be developed away from human habitations …
  • After BRO, Jharkhand Govt to provide workers for strategic naval base 10 Jul 2020 04:19 New Delhi: The Hemant Soren government in Jharkhand is all set to provide workers to infrastructure conglomerate L&T for the ongoing construction of a strategic naval base near Visakhapatnam. The base will be the future home for India’s nuclear …
  • APSRTC likely to launch ‘Pratham’ mobile app on July 20 10 Jul 2020 04:14 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) is likely to launch ‘Pratham’, a first-of-its-kind mobile application, on July 20 to encourage cashless transactions among passengers during Covid-19 pandemic. …
  • ‘LG Polymers didn’t follow orders for 3 years’ 10 Jul 2020 04:14 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: For more than three years, LG Polymers didn’t comply with 16 inspection orders issued in 2016, the high-power committee (HPC) that probed the gas leak from the firm’s plant in Vizag has said. Besides, the fate of 18 …
  • 12 new deaths take COVID toll to 264 in Andhra Pradesh 09 Jul 2020 20:27 Continuing to witness over 1,000 fresh COVID-19 cases for the third consecutive day, Andhra Pradesh reported 1,062 fresh infections taking the tally to 22,259 during the past 24 hours. Also, 12 new deaths were reported by various districts and the death …
  • COVID-19 fears, illness woes force Maoists to lie low 09 Jul 2020 20:27 There was no major Maoist activity, but for a surrender, in the last six months in the Visakhapatnam Agency area. The situation was similar even in the Andhra-Odisha Border (AOB) region. Except for sighting of a few Maoist cadres in some of the interior …
  • South Korean head of firm charged with manslaughter over India gas leak 09 Jul 2020 19:34 NEW DELHI: The South Korean head of an LG Chem factory in India has been charged with manslaughter over a toxic gas leak that killed 15 people, police said Wednesday. The May 7 pre-dawn accident at the chemical plant owned by LG Polymers, a subsidiary of …
  • Here’s how Indian sportspersons are using the lockdown to prepare for a stronger comeback 09 Jul 2020 12:12 Sprinter Dutee Chand entered 2020 with a dream — to bring home a medal from the Tokyo Olympics. With a support team of 10 members that includes a coach, assistant coaches, physiotherapists, and nutritionists, Dutee was training eight hours a day to qualify …
  • 6 critical in Andhra after 70 fall sick consuming beef 09 Jul 2020 10:15 Jul 09, 2020 (MENAFN via COMTEX) -- (MENAFN - IANS) Visakhapatnam, July 9 (IANS) At least 70 people in an Andhra Pradesh village have reported sick of whom six at least are battling for their lives after allegedly consuming cooked beef from a cow that went …
  • In dwindling imports from China, a big atmanirbhar push for desi pharma firms 09 Jul 2020 10:14 The pharma hub in Baddi used to import a huge quantity of raw materials from China. File Disruption of import of pharmaceutical chemicals from China May very well have been the push that the domestic manufacturers needed to scale up their production to …
  • LG Polymer disaster impact: Expert panel calls for overhaul of factory safety norms 09 Jul 2020 10:00 The High Powered Committee which probed the styrene gas leak at the LG Polymers plant in Visakhapatnam on May 7 — which killed 12 people and injured hundreds of others — has suggested the setting up of factory safety boards at the Central and State levels …
  • 13 more die of COVID-19 in Andhra as state sees biggest spike with 1,555 cases in 24 hours 09 Jul 2020 09:23 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh recorded its highest single day tally of COVID-19 cases with 1,555 persons, including those from other states and foreign returnees, testing positive for the virus. This pushed the total number of cases to …
  • Density grew around LGPI in past 15 years: HPC 09 Jul 2020 05:17 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: THE High-Powered Committee, which indicted LG Polymers management for its failure to ensure safety in its report submitted to Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, on Wednesday asked the State government to allot land …
  • Talented Nitish Reddy making heads turn 09 Jul 2020 04:35 Express News Service CHENNAI: Former India off-spinner and chairman of the junior national selection panel Aashish Kapoor praised Andhra’s Nitish Reddy and termed him a genuine fast bowling all-rounder. Nitish, who also played for India U-19, made his …
  • AP reports 1,062 cases, 12 deaths 08 Jul 2020 23:31 Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday registered 1,062 new Covid-19 cases and 12 deaths. The cumulative caseload has risen to 22,259 while the toll stands at 264. Altogether, 1,356 people were discharged from various hospitals on Wednesday, the …
  • False claim, neglect and incompetence: Probe indicts LG Polymers 08 Jul 2020 23:22 Smoke is seen at LG Polymers plant in Visakhapatnam. (Photo: Reuters/File) *Top officials of LG Polymers claimed they promptly reached the accident site but CCTV footage showed they arrived more than two hours later. * The surge in polymer content that …
  • Two decade-long wait of Uppada fishermen set to end 08 Jul 2020 22:58 A fishing harbour at Uppada-Ameenabad off the Kakinada coast is set to become reality with the State government deciding to enter into an agreement with the Government of India and NABARD to obtain a loan of above ₹330 crore for the Uppada-Ameenabad …
  • Local spread in Kerala widens with 107 cases 08 Jul 2020 22:58 Kerala’s cumulative burden of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases crossed the 6,000 mark with 301 cases reported on Wednesday. The State’s case tally now stands at 6,195 cases, a jump of 1,000 cases over the last few days. In the past one week, there was a big …
  • Chennai port increases concession for coastal vessels 08 Jul 2020 13:45 In a bid to boost coastal shipping and have an competitive edge over private ports of Kattupalli and Krishnapatnam, the Chennai Port Trust (ChPT) has increased concessions for coastal vessels carrying trans-shipment containers that call at Chennai in …
  • Indian Railways to notify terminals surrendered by Concor as multi-user goods sheds 08 Jul 2020 13:45 Some 16 terminals surrendered by Container Corporation of India Ltd (Concor) will be notified as goods sheds, a standard user facility which can be accessed by all on payment of an access charge, the Railway Ministry has said. Concor built these terminals …
  • LG Polymers CEO arrested in Vizag gas leak case 08 Jul 2020 13:40 Visakhapatnam: The Andhra Pradesh police on Tuesday evening arrested the CEO and technical director of the South Korean-owned company LG Polymers in connection with the styrene gas leak that killed 12 persons and left 585 persons on the outskirts of this …
  • Andhra police arrest LG Polymers’ top executives in styrene gas leakage accident 08 Jul 2020 13:30 A day after the high power committee submitted its report on styrene gas leakage accident at South Korean firm LG Polymers’ unit at Visakhapatnam in May, the Andhra Pradesh police announced arresting the company’s managing director and chief executive and …
  • South Korean head of India LG factory charged with manslaughter over gas leak 08 Jul 2020 12:16 NEW DELHI: The South Korean head of an LG Chem factory in India has been charged with manslaughter over a toxic gas leak that killed 15 people, police said Wednesday. The May 7 pre-dawn accident at the chemical plant owned by LG Polymers, a subsidiary of …
  • Three Andhra road transport corporation staff have died of COVID-19, 77 others infected 08 Jul 2020 11:37 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Three employees of the state-run AP State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) have succumbed to COVID-19 while 77 others tested positive for the virus while performing their duties during the pandemic. APSRTC vice …
  • LG Polymers case: 12 accused including CEO Sunkey Jeong sent to 14 days judicial remand 08 Jul 2020 11:37 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: All 12 accused, including LG Polymers CEO Sunkey Jeong, technical director DS Kim and general manager P Poorna Chandra Mohana Rao, who were arrested for the LG Polymers gas leak at RR Venkatapuram village in …
  • South Korean chief among 12 held for deadly gas leak in India 08 Jul 2020 11:35 Twelve officials of a plastics plant in India, including its South Korean chief executive officer, have been arrested over a gas leak in May that killed 15 people, police said on Wednesday. Senior police official Anand Reddy said that the officials of the …
  • Vizag gas leak: South Korean CEO, 11 others held for gas leak at LG Polymers 08 Jul 2020 11:10 India arrests South Korean CEO, 11 others for gas leak at LG Polymers. Reuters Police have arrested 12 LG Polymers officials, including its South Korean Chief Executive Sunkey Jeong, an officer said on Wednesday, two months after a gas leak at the company…
  • Police arrest South Korean CEO, 11 others for gas leak at LG Polymers 08 Jul 2020 08:50 (File photo: Reuters) CHENNAI: Police have arrested 12 LG Polymers officials, including its South Korean chief executive, an officer said on Wednesday, two months after a gas leak at the company’s chemical plant killed 12. The arrests were made under a …
  • LG Polymers: 12 officials arrested over gas leak 08 Jul 2020 07:53 Reuters Indian police have arrested 12 LG Polymers officials, including its chief executive and two directors, an officer said on Wednesday, two months after a deadly gas leak at the company’s chemical plant killed 12. “A total of twelve members including …
  • LG Polymers: South Korean CEO held over fatal India gas leak 08 Jul 2020 06:40 Image copyright AFP Image caption Officials say that negligence appears to have played a part in the accident Police in India have arrested the South Korean CEO and 11 other employees of a chemical plant over a gas leak that killed 15 people and injured …
  • India arrests South Korean CEO, 11 others for gas leak at LG Polymers 08 Jul 2020 06:06 (Adds details) By Sudarshan Varadhan CHENNAI, July 8 (Reuters) - Indian police have arrested 12 LG Polymers officials, including its South Korean chief executive, an officer said on Wednesday, two months after a gas leak at the company’s south India …
  • CORRECTED-Indian police arrest 12 officials of LG Polymers over gas leak 08 Jul 2020 05:41 FILE PHOTO: Municipal workers decontaminate outside of the LG Polymers Plant following a gas leak at the plant in Visakhapatnam, India, May 8, 2020. REUTERS/R Narendra CHENNAI (Reuters) - Indian police have arrested 12 LG Polymers officials, including …
  • Indian police arrest 12 officials of LG Polymers over blast 08 Jul 2020 04:47 CHENNAI, July 8 (Reuters) - Indian police have arrested 12 LG Polymers officials, including its chief executive and two directors, an officer said on Wednesday, two months after a deadly gas leak at the company’s south India chemical plant killed 12. “A …
  • Visakhapatnam gas leak case: LG Polymers CEO, 11 others arrested 08 Jul 2020 04:00 Police on Tuesday night arrested the CEO of LG Polymers and its two directors, besides nine other company officials in connection with the May 7 styrene vapour leak incident at Visakhapatnam, in which 12 people were killed and 585 fell sick. The Pollution …
  • Don't panic, says CM Jagan even as virus numbers in AP surge 08 Jul 2020 02:03 Vijayawada: Advising people not to panic over the rise in Covid-19 cases, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said the number of cases were increasing as state borders had been thrown open and people from other states were coming in, apart …
  • Delays in customs nod disrupt Chinese brands’ India plans 08 Jul 2020 02:00 New Delhi | Kolkata: Continuing delays in customs clearance at Indian ports have thrown manufacturing and sales plans of top Chinese smartphone brands such as Xiaomi, Oppo, Vivo, Realme and OnePlus into disarray as they have been forced to slash bulk …
  • Gas leak: CEO, 2 directors of LG Polymers arrested 08 Jul 2020 01:05 The leakage of styrene vapours in the plant had killed 12 and hospitalized hundreds of people of around five v...Read More VISAKHAPATNAM: The state government has started action against the LG Polymers Private Limited (LGPI) as the cops arrested 12 people …
  • AP reports 1,178 fresh infections, 13 deaths 08 Jul 2020 00:19 Visakhapatnam: AP reported 13 coronavirus deaths, the highest number of casualties in a single day and 1,178 Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, taking the caseload to 21,197. While the death toll rose to 252, altogether 825 people were discharged from various …
  • Visakhapatnam gas leak: 12 officials of LG Polymers held 07 Jul 2020 21:06 The arrests came after a high-powered committee set up to investigate the leak directed that FIRs be registered against all the top management officials of the company for negligence. (File) Visakhapatnam Police on Tuesday arrested 12 people, including …
  • Visakhapatnam gas leakage case: LG Polymers MD Sunkey Jeong, 11 others arrested 07 Jul 2020 18:42 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: A day after a panel found fault with the management of the South Korean firm LG Polymers for the gas leak from their plant in RR Venkatapuram that claimed at least 12 lives, the Visakhapatnam police on Tuesday night …
  • AP gas leak incidents: NGT asks firms to compensate victims within 2 weeks 07 Jul 2020 18:15 The National Green Tribunal Tuesday directed two companies to pay interim compensation within two weeks to the victims of separate gas leak incidents in Andhra Pradesh. In one case, two workers were killed and four hospitalised after Benzimidazole the gas …
  • LG Polymers CEO among 12 arrested over Vizag gas leak mishap 07 Jul 2020 17:41 Share00 Visakhapatnam, July 7 (IANS) The police on Tuesday arrested 12 officials and personnel of LG Polymers in connection with the styrene gas leak tragedy near Vizag that left 12 dead and hundreds hospitalised in May this year. Police Commissioner R.K. …
  • COVID-19 | A.P. reports 1,178 new cases, 13 deaths 07 Jul 2020 17:29 The State has reported 13 COVID-19 deaths and 1,178 new cases in the past 24 hours, taking the death toll to 252 and the tally to 21,197 as of the morning of July 7. According to the bulletin issued by the Health Department, as many as 825 persons …
  • Visakhapatnam gas leakage case: Employees of LG Polymers including 12 directors arrested 07 Jul 2020 16:30 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: A day after a panel found fault with the management of the South Korean company LG Polymers for the styrene gas leakage from its Visakhapatnam plant that claimed 12 lives, police on Tuesday arrested 12 directors and …
  • India Investigator Recommends Moving S. Korea-Owned Plant After Gas Leak 07 Jul 2020 14:52 CHENNAI/SEOUL – An investigation into a deadly gas leak at a South Korean-owned chemical plant in southern India that killed 12 people in May recommended the factory be moved away from inhabited areas, according to its full report released on Tuesday. …
  • COVID-19 tally crosses 21,000 in Andhra with 1,178 fresh cases in 24 hours 07 Jul 2020 12:20 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: For the second consecutive day, the COVID-19 tally in Andhra Pradesh crossed the 1,000 mark taking the total number of cases past 21,000. With 13 more patients succumbing to the virus, the death toll in the state reached …
  • Dhoni turns 39: Revisit his incomparable career 07 Jul 2020 12:15 In his every first international innings he was run out for 0. He will end his career as one of the most feared batsmen in international cricket. IMAGE: Mahendra Singh Dhoni scored his first ODI century against Pakistan in April 2005. Wicket-keeper batsman …
  • Essar Ports eyes V shaped recovery; cargo handling in Q1 at 11.23 million tonnes 07 Jul 2020 11:04 NEW DELHI: Essar Ports on Tuesday said it has handled 11.23 million tonnes (MT) of cargo in the first quarter of 2020-21 and targets a V-shaped recovery. The company said its cargo handling had dipped to 2.52 MT in April 2020 but green shoots of economic …
  • Two months after LG Polymers gas leak polluted Vizag reservoir, water finally released for use 07 Jul 2020 10:29 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Exactly two months after stopping the release of water from the Meghadrigedda reservoir in Visakhapatnam, which was contaminated by the styrene gas leak from the LG Polymers plant at RR Venkatapuram village, officials …
  • Happy birthday MS Dhoni! India's most successful captain turns 39 07 Jul 2020 10:00 Image Source : INDIA TV Happy birthday MS Dhoni! India's most successful captain turns 39 "MS Dhoni. MS Dhoni, No. 7. MS Dhoni, No. 7. All of Ranchi, shouting Dhoni. All of India, shouting Mahi..." He rose from the small confines of a city …
  • Happy birthday MS Dhoni: A statistical look at the legend's illustrious career 07 Jul 2020 10:00 Image Source : GETTY Happy Birthday, MS Dhoni: A statistical look at the legend's illustrious career It is quite a misfortune to add up just numbers to pay tribute to an icon of MS Dhoni's stature. The man has entertained and ruled the hearts of …
  • India chemical plant where leak killed 12 should be moved, report recommends 07 Jul 2020 09:16 An investigation into a deadly gas leak at a South Korean-owned chemical plant in southern India that killed 12 people in May recommended the factory be moved away from inhabited areas, according to its full report released on Tuesday. The probe at the …
  • Panel recommends shifting LG Polymers plant hit by gas leak in Tamil Nadu 07 Jul 2020 06:13 An investigation into a deadly gas leak at a South Korean-owned chemical plant in Tamil Nadu that killed 12 people in May recommended the factory be moved away from inhabited areas, according to its full report released on Tuesday. The probe at the plant …
  • As 'Captain Cool' MS Dhoni turns 39, let's revisit his smashing records, stats 07 Jul 2020 05:49 By ANI NEW DELHI: Wicket-keeper batsman MS Dhoni is known for his finishing heroics and ending the match with a big shot to send a billion people in a frenzy. For over a decade, Dhoni's swashbuckling batting style, especially the famed helicopter shot, …
  • Andhra Pradesh sees over 1K new coronavirus cases 07 Jul 2020 04:53 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: For the first time, Andhra Pradesh recorded over 1,000 Covid-19 infections in a single day. With 1,322 new cases, the overall tally shot past the 20,000-mark. Also, seven more deaths took the toll to 239. According to a …
  • Vizag gas leak: Negligence led to LG Polymers gas leak, says government 07 Jul 2020 04:45 The government said there had been a lack of adherence to safety protocols and timely emergency response measures at the plant Visakhapatnam: An investigation into a gas leak that killed 12 people at a plant run by LG Polymers in Andhra Pradesh in May …
  • Indian committee recommends moving LG Polymers plant hit by gas leak 07 Jul 2020 04:40 CHENNAI, July 7 (Reuters) - An Indian government-appointed committee investigating a deadly gas leak at an LG Polymers plant in southern India that killed 12 in May has recommended shifting the chemical factory away from human habitation, it said in a …
  • AIIMS, Vizag Hospital yet to approve trials of locally-made Covid vaccine 07 Jul 2020 04:17 NEW DELHI | MUMBAI: At least two hospitals are yet to approve the protocols for clinical trials of an indigenously developed Covid-19 vaccine, a setback for India's top medical research body, which wants to launch it on August 15. The ethics committee …
  • ‘Negligence, safety lapses led to styrene leak at LG Polymers’ 07 Jul 2020 03:07 The high-power committee (HPC) formed by the government to probe into the styrene vapour leak from LG Polymers in Visakhapatnam, in its report, has stated that human negligence and serious lapses in safety and security had led to the accident. The panel …
  • Gas leak: Govt panel indicts LG Polymers 06 Jul 2020 23:32 Visakhapatnam: A high power committee constituted by the Andhra Pradesh government to probe the styrene vapour leak at the LG Polymers plant here has accused the company of not following safety protocols during the lockdown. In its 4,000-page report, the …
  • Probe report says shut down LG Polymers, file FIR against directors 06 Jul 2020 22:40 At least 12 persons died and more than 300 affected by the leak on May 7 early morning. (File Photo) A HIGH-powered committee probing the leak of styrene vapour at LG Polymers factory at Visakhapatnam has recommended filing of cases against all directors …
  • Probe into deadly south... 06 Jul 2020 22:06 An investigation into a gas leak that killed 12 people at a plant run by LG Polymers in southern India in May found the company was negligent and warning systems were not working, the local state government said on Monday. Toxic styrene gas leaked from the …
  • Poor safety protocol, breakdown of emergency response led to Visakhapatnam gas leak: Panel 06 Jul 2020 14:45 By: PTI | Updated: July 6, 2020 8:02:48 pm  The HPC also observed that the factory has “absolutely no stocks of inhibitors and negligible stocks of terminators, which could have been used to minimise the impact of the accident, if not neutralise it. ( …
  • Watch: Indian Coast Guard rescues six Sri Lankan fishermen stuck in a capsized boat 06 Jul 2020 07:19 Jul 06, 2020, 12:23PM ISTSource: Mirror NowThe Indian Coast Guard has successfully rescued six Srilankan fishermen stuck in a capsized boat. A merchant vessel, on its way to Visakhapatnam, sighted a capsized fishing boat with six sailors and informed the …
  • Andhra Pradesh records single-day high of 14 deaths, 998 positive cases 06 Jul 2020 06:33 Vijayawada: An unprecedented 998 corona positive cases were recorded in the past 24 hours across Andhra Pradesh as of Sunday. Equally alarming has been a single-day high of 14 deaths, taking the toll to 232. The overall positive cases touched 18,697 in …
  • ‘Chandrababu Naidu shedding crocodile tears on Amaravati’ 06 Jul 2020 06:29 By Express News Service TOURISM Minister Muttamsetti Srinivasa Rao alias Avanthi on Sunday said TDP president N Chandrababu Naidu was shedding “crocodile tears” on Amaravati. Speaking to mediapersons, the minister said Naidu should ask his party MLAs from …
  • Drop in new corona cases after five-day surge in Vizag 06 Jul 2020 04:47 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: SURGE in Covid-19 cases dropped in the district on Sunday much to the relief of official machinery and people. The district recorded the highest spike in corona cases for five consecutive days. On Saturday, it …
  • Four peddlers arrested, drugs worth Rs 1.1 lakh seized 06 Jul 2020 04:47 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Task Force police busted a gang of drug peddlers by arresting four persons in the city. The police seized 61 LSD blots, 2.5 grams of methylenedioxy-methamphetamine (MDMA), 60 grams of ganja, Rs 9,500, four cell phones …
  • More than 10 lakh coronavirus tests done in Andhra Pradesh 06 Jul 2020 03:10 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh on Sunday crossed the milestone of having conducted more than 10 lakh coronavirus tests. It took 59 days to test the first one lakh samples, and just four days for the last lakh. As of 9 am on Sunday, the …
  • 466 cops in Andhra Pradesh tested positive for coronavirus, one died: DGP Gautam Sawang 06 Jul 2020 03:10 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Director General of Police Gautam Sawang on Sunday said 466 policemen in Andhra Pradesh have tested positive for coronavirus, and one of them passed away. The number of infectees among the police has shot up in the …
  • Eight graduates arrested for drug smuggling 06 Jul 2020 03:10 By Express News Service GUNTUR: THE Guntur Urban police on Sunday arrested eight people for smuggling drugs worth Rs 2 lakh. Eight kg of ganja and 55 bottles of liquid ganja (charas) packed in containers resembling dictionaries were seized. All the accused …
  • AP records highest one-day spike with 998 virus cases 06 Jul 2020 00:26 Locals reach fishing harbour in Visakhapatnam on Sunday, flouting social distancing norms, although Covid-19 c...Read More Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh reported the highest single-day surge of Covid-19 cases on Sunday with 998 people testing positive. As …
  • Indian Coast Guard coordinates rescue operation of six Sri Lankan fishermen 05 Jul 2020 23:17 * Indian Coast Guard coordinates rescue operation of six Sri Lankan fishermen Sun, Jul 5, 2020, 07:16 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. July 05, Colombo: The Indian Coast Guard (ICG)) in Chennai coordinating with a merchant vessel has rescued …
  • Six Sri Lankan fishermen rescued from rough seas: Coast Guard 05 Jul 2020 16:59 Share00 Chennai, July 5 (IANS) Six Sri Lankan fishermen were rescued from rough seas on Sunday morning in a coordinated operation between Indian Coast Guard’s Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) and merchant vessel MV YM Summit. In a statement …
  • Andhra reports 998 new Covid cases, highest in a day 05 Jul 2020 12:58 Amaravati, July 5 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh, on Sunday, reported highest ever one day tally of 998 positive cases. The latest update takes the cumulative tally of Covid-19 cases to 18,697, which include cases detected among returnees from other states and …
  • Andhra Pradesh records 998 new coronavirus cases in last 24 hours 05 Jul 2020 11:49 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A record 998 new cases in the last 24 hours ending 9 a.m. on Sunday took the Covid19 tally in Andhra Pradesh to 18,697 positive cases.  It is the highest ever number of cases registered in a single day, so far. With …
  • Police help woman reunite with her son after treatment 05 Jul 2020 03:47 On the wintry night of January 30, a 45-year-old woman, who looked mentally unstable, was seen criss-crossing the Bhakarapet forest road, 25 km from Tirupati. Luckily, she could escape being hit by speeding vehicles, thanks to the alert drivers. Circle- …
  • With 102 new cases, district tally shoots up to 1,238 04 Jul 2020 17:06 In a steep spike, 102 new COVID-19 positive cases were reported from Visakhapatnam district on Saturday. This is for the first time, the district crossed 100-mark within 24 hours. With the new cases, the total number of cases as on Saturday is 1,238. The …
  • With 765 new cases, Andhra’s Covid tally swells to 17,699 04 Jul 2020 14:19 Amaravati, July 4 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh reported on Saturday that 765 samples tested positive during the tests conducted in the last 24 hours ending 9 a.m. The latest single-day tally takes the cumulative figures of Covid-19 cases to 17,699, including …
  • Amavarathi movement enters 200th day; NRIs from AP back move 04 Jul 2020 13:43 As the protest seeking Amaravati as the capital of Andhra Pradesh enters its 200th day, around one lakh non-resident people of Andhra living around the world on Saturday expressed solidarity with agitating farmers for Amaravati amid the Covid-19 crisis. On …
  • COVID-19: 12 more die in Andhra as tally crosses 17,000 with 765 new cases in 24 hours 04 Jul 2020 12:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The COVID-19 tally in Andhra Pradesh crossed the 17,000-mark on Saturday with 765 new cases recorded in a span of 24 hours. The cumulative number of cases now stands at 17,699 while the death toll reached 218 with 12 …
  • Former TDP minister Kollu Ravindra arrested for YSRC leader M Bhaskara Rao's murder 04 Jul 2020 10:31 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district police on Saturday arrested former minister and TDP leader Kollu Ravindra for allegedly supporting his associates like a 'big brother' to eliminate Machilipatnam former Agriculture Market Yard …
  • It’s Centre’s responsibility to save Amaravati: Chandrababu 04 Jul 2020 10:21 Amaravati, July 4 (IANS) The protest in Amaravati over YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) government’s move to create three state capitals in Andhra Pradesh entered 200th day on Saturday with former chief minister N. Chandrababu Naidu stating that the Centre has …
  • Coronavirus | A.P. tally mounts to 17,699 cases and 218 deaths 04 Jul 2020 09:44 Andhra Pradesh has reported 12 deaths and 765 fresh cases of COVID-19 during the past 24 hours taking the toll to 218 and tally to 17, 699. There are 9,473 active cases and 8,008 have recovered so far. Three new deaths each occurred in Kurnool and …
  • The curious case of India’s 1st Covid vaccine 04 Jul 2020 09:17 New Delhi | Mumbai: The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), India’s apex medical research body, appears to have set August 15 as the launch date for the country's first Covid-19 vaccine being developed by Bharat Biotech, and has instructed a …
  • Record 38,898 COVID-19 samples tested in 24 hours in Andhra Pradesh 04 Jul 2020 03:53 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A record 38,898 samples were tested in the last 24 hours ending Friday 9 am, of which 837 returned positive. The fresh additions took the state's aggregate number of COVID-19 cases to 16,934. Meanwhile, eight …
  • COVID-19 lockdown effect: Change in people's spending habits hits trade in Visakhapatnam 04 Jul 2020 03:53 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Lockdown which entered the 101st day on Friday, has dealt a severe blow to the trade in the city. Though shops, hotels and malls reopened on June 8 under Unlock 1.0, they have been doing hardly 25 per cent of normal …
  • Visakhapatnam coronavirus count set to surge past 1,000 02 Jul 2020 04:31 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Spike in Visakhapatnam Covid-19 count continued as 76 new cases were reported in the district on Wednesday. As many as 76 cases, the highest single-day spike till now, were reported for the second consecutive day. A …
  • Andhra govt's 'REstart’ is oxygen to industries: Visakhapatnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry 02 Jul 2020 02:26 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Visakhapatnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry president Veeramohan has said the ReSTART package announced by Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy for MSMEs is like oxygen to the industries on the death bed.  Thanking …
  • Two dead, four hospitalised after gas leak in Visakhapatnam pharma plant 30 Jun 2020 21:04 In the video, he also clarified that MLA Brar was not at fault but it was his wife and son who had been harassing and humiliating him. (Representational  Image) Two people died and four others were hospitalised with breathing difficulties after they …
  • Gas leak at pharma company in Visakhapatnam, 2 dead, four hospitalised | LIVE 30 Jun 2020 10:07 Image Source : ANI Visakhapatnam: 2 dead, four hospitalised after gas leakage in a pharmaceutical factory At least two people were killed and four were hospitalised after a gas at a pharmaceutical unit in Andhra Pradesh's Vishakhapatnam, news agency …
  • Two dead, one critical in Visakhapatnam gas leak; third case in Andhra in two months 30 Jun 2020 06:14 As many as 30-35 people were working when the incident took place at Sainor Life Sciences inside Pharma City at Parwada. (Representational) At least two people were killed and four of them were taken ill after a Benzimidazole gas leak at a pharmaceutical …
  • Two killed, four hospitalised after gas leak at pharma company in Visakhapatnam 30 Jun 2020 06:01 Fuel price hike protest: Congress workers in Chattisgarh engage in spat Another gas leak tragedy surfaced Visakhapatnam in the wee of hours of Tuesday. Two workers were killed and four were taken to a hospital after a gas leak in a factory in Andhra …
  • Gas leak in a Pharma unit in Visakhapatnam claims two lives, four others hospitalized 30 Jun 2020 02:34 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Two persons died and four injured in a gas leak at Sainor Life Sciences, Pharma City, Parawada in Visakhapatnam at around midnight on Monday. Medzol vapours leaked from one of the reactors of the Pharma unit, …
  • Visakhapatnam COVID-19 count breaches 600-mark 26 Jun 2020 03:56 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Visakhapatnam district breached the 600-mark on Thursday. Total number of cases went up to 615 as 44 new cases were reported. This apart, one more death was reported in the district, taking the total number of deaths …