• Andhra Pradesh cops foil Telugu Desam's yatra, detain key leaders 22 Jan 2021 18:34 TIRUPATI: Tension prevailed for some time in Tirupati when Telugu Desam leaders were to take out a ‘Dharma Parirakshana Yatra’ to protest against the spate of attacks on temples in the state. The Tirupati urban police foiled the yatra, scheduled to take- …
  • Land acquisition issues delaying major road projects in State 21 Jan 2021 06:15 The six-lane Anandapuram - Anakapalle and 200-km Vizianagaram - Rajamahendravaram stretches among them The Roads and Buildings Department has decided to focus on land acquisition as several projects are dogged by delay in non-completion of the relevant …
  • ‘Mystery’ behind plan for new medical colleges in farm research lands 19 Jan 2021 03:26 By J.V. Lakshmana Rao Post-independent India has turned a big leaf from being a food shortage country to food surplus nation and the credit goes to the green revolution as a result to a great extent of the extensive research that has been carried out by …
  • Narsapur-Secunderabad special trains to clear festive rush 17 Jan 2021 17:52 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: South Central Railway (SCR) will run two one-way special trains from Narsapur and Anakapalle to Secunderabad to clear extra rush of passengers on Sunday. These special train will be fully reserved services. The Narsapur- …
  • Infrastructure, tourism get big push in city of destiny, Visakhapatnam 01 Jan 2021 05:25 Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The City of Destiny has been in focus in the year 2020. The year saw quite a number of  infrastructure and tourism projects, which have been proposed to catapult the city into the big league. Vizag has been the choice of …
  • Land grabbing row between TDP, YSRCP heats up 28 Dec 2020 10:24 Visakhapatanam: High drama prevailed at the well-known Saibaba Temple on Beach Road in Visakhapatnam on Sunday morning when Anakapalle MLA Gudivada Amaranth and a large number of YSRCP workers waited for TDP MLA Velagapudi Ramakrishna Babu to swear on Baba …
  • From being ridiculed to being celebrated; Viva Harsha on his journey to success 24 Dec 2020 05:35 Express News Service HYDERABAD: I was an introvert. I suffered from an inferiority complex. I never travelled by public transport as people would laugh at my face and gossip about my weight, height, complexion, skin and even my second name,” confesses …
  • Revenue officials take back 239 square yards from TD MLA 21 Dec 2020 08:41 VISAKHAPATNAM: The revenue department took possession of a government land at Rushikonda here with the help of police on Sunday morning. The land, measuring 293 square yards, is located at survey number 21 and was under the possession of TDP Visakhapatnam …
  • Hope for solution as panel on 'Pancha Gramalu' temple land issue meets 07 Dec 2020 03:59 Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The contentious issue of ‘Pancha Gramalu’ lands has been hanging fire for the last 25 years. All the previous attempts have failed to break the ice. The previous TDP government had issued a GO on regularisation of the …
  • Demand for agriculture polytechnic courses in Andhra on the rise 30 Nov 2020 05:36 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: There is an increasing demand for the courses being offered through agriculture polytechnics. With more opportunities opening up in the agriculture sector, demand for agriculture technicians is also increasing. Village …
  • Awards reflect full freedom given to police: HM Mekathoti Sucharita 31 Oct 2020 04:28 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Home Minister Mekathoti Sucharita on Friday said Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has given full freedom to the police. The State police could bag many national awards due to freedom given to them, she claimed. …
  • Kuchipudi dancer Shoba Naidu passes away 14 Oct 2020 11:05 Renowned Kuchipudi dancer Padma Shri Shobha Naidu died in Hyderabad in the early hours of Wednesday. A disciple of the legendary guru Vempati China Satyam, Shoba Naidu was born at Anakapalli in Visakhapatnam district in 1956. “She was admired even by those …
  • New farm Acts: farmers confused about its impact, worried about future 12 Oct 2020 07:12 Primarily, many farmers feel that the amendment to the Essential Commodities Act might affect their farming prospects and their choice of crop. The NDA government has pushed three farm Bills in both Houses of Parliament, but it has left the farmers in the …
  • Torrential rains batter parts of Rayalaseema, snap road links 12 Oct 2020 03:39 By Express News Service CHITTOOR/KADAPA/VIJAYAWADA: Heavy and continuous rains in parts of Rayalaseema since Saturday night has left several streams in Kadapa and Chittoor districts overflowing, and thrown life out of gear. Two persons, who were …
  • New medical colleges in three years, promises CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy 01 Oct 2020 05:50 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Stressing on providing all the modern medical facilities at the new medical colleges coming up in the state, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said the hospitals should have a corporate look and asked officials not to …
  • TDP begins revamp with eye on local body polls 24 Sep 2020 06:05 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Telugu Desam Party, which is facing rough weather in North Andhra, particularly in Visakhapatnam after one of its four MLAs switched loyalties, has begun the exercise of revamping the party organisational structure so …
  • Officials focus on mass testing in containment zones 06 Sep 2020 17:37 Ever since the first COVID-19 positive case was recorded in the last week of March, the district administration has put its focus on testing, especially in the containment zones. The testing in the GVMC limits began on April 6 and from 11 tests on that day …
  • Visakhapatnam COVID-19 patients count at 38,000 with 1,025 new cases 02 Sep 2020 03:00 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The district reported over 1,025 Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, pushing the total to 38,131. With the death of seven more persons in the last 24 hours, the toll mounted to 265. As many as 987 persons were discharged from …
  • Serosurveillance kicks off in Visakhapatnam district 01 Sep 2020 02:53 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  After conducting serosurveillance in Krishna, Anantapur, East Godavari and Nellore districts, the state government has kicked off the survey—which estimates the presence of antibodies against an infectious disease …
  • ‘Naidu trying to dent city’s brand image’ 21 Aug 2020 05:11 Anakapalle MLA says govt. committed to all-round development of the State YSR Congress Party MLA Gudivada Amarnath on Thursday accused TDP national president N. Chandrababu Naidu has been relentlessly trying to damage the brand image of Visakhapatnam. …
  • Visakhapatnam COVID-19 count breaches 20,000-mark, partial lockdown in Anakapalle 11 Aug 2020 04:58 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The district breached the 20,000-mark in Covid-19 count as 620 new cases were reported on Monday. Now, the total number of corona cases rose to 20,525. As many as 972 people were discharged from Covid hospitals in the …
  • ENC Band performs for COVID-19 warriors 06 Aug 2020 05:25 As part of the 74th Independence Day celebrations, Eastern Naval Command organised a live performance of the Navy Band as a tribute to COVID-19 warriors, at the Bojjana Konda heritage site in Sankaram on Wednesday. Cmde Sanjeev Issar, Naval Officer-in- …
  • Projects worth Rs 385 crore on fast track in Visakhapatnam 05 Aug 2020 06:56 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Post lockdown, the Visakhapatnam Metro Regional Development Authority (VMRDA) has expedited works of projects worth Rs  385 crore, for which Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy laid the foundation last December. …
  • Visakhapatnam's industrial landscape set for a change after Governor's 'capital' nod 01 Aug 2020 05:56 Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The City of Destiny has become the executive capital of Andhra Pradesh with Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan giving his consent to the decentralisation bill passed by the Assembly. Now, the focus will be on Visakhapatnam …
  • COVID-19 count breaches 5,000-mark in Visakhapatnam; district toll at 61 24 Jul 2020 05:01 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The COVID-19 count in Visakhapatnam district breached 5,000-mark on Thursday. As many as 1,733 cases were registered in the last 48 hours, taking the count to 5,165. With the death of six persons in the last 48 hours, …
  • Visakhapatnam Covid count breaches 3,000-mark, 48 die in last 20 days 21 Jul 2020 03:31 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The Covid-19 count in Visakhapatnam district breached 3,000-mark with 209 infections on Monday. After the first case was reported in Allipuram on March 19 when a 65-year-old Saudi returnee tested positive, in 104 days …
  • Anakapalle chemist charred to death in Visakha Solvents Pharma city fire, Parawada 14 Jul 2020 10:57 Visakhapatnam: A chemist was found charred to death and another survived with 40 percent burns in the major fire that erupted at Visakha Solvents Ltd Plant in Ramky’s Jawaharlal Nehru Pharma City (JNPC), Parawada. The chemist was identified as Kandregula …
  • Number of discharges more than active cases in the district 13 Jul 2020 17:54 While the total number of COVID-19 cases in the district has seen a steep rise in the last one month taking the total to 2,078 as on June 13th morning, the brighter side has been the number of discharges. Visakhapatnam is one among the few districts where …
  • APSRTC likely to launch ‘Pratham’ mobile app on July 20 10 Jul 2020 04:14 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) is likely to launch ‘Pratham’, a first-of-its-kind mobile application, on July 20 to encourage cashless transactions among passengers during Covid-19 pandemic. …
  • With 102 new cases, district tally shoots up to 1,238 04 Jul 2020 17:06 In a steep spike, 102 new COVID-19 positive cases were reported from Visakhapatnam district on Saturday. This is for the first time, the district crossed 100-mark within 24 hours. With the new cases, the total number of cases as on Saturday is 1,238. The …
  • Visakhapatnam sees big spike for second consecutive day with 41 COVID-19 cases 23 Jun 2020 02:16 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: For the second consecutive day, Visakhapatnam reported the highest number of COVID-19 cases.The district which reported the highest number of 35 cases on Sunday, recorded the further single-day spike of  41 cases on …
  • SCR extends special parcel train services 22 Jun 2020 04:11 The South Central Railway (SCR) decided to extend the services of special parcel trains in some routes due to increasing patronage. The parcel trains would run for six more months in selected routes, the officials said. Ten special parcel trains would run …
  • ‘Bhogapuram airport will spur growth in North Andhra region’ 16 Jun 2020 05:30 The greenfield international airport proposed in Bhogapuram will spur economic activity and growth in the north Andhra region and, Vizianagaram and Srikakulam districts stand to gain the maximum benefits, the business chamber and air travellers’ …
  • Rs 1,000 fine likely on Vizagites without mask in public places 11 Jun 2020 04:33 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The district administration is contemplating imposing Rs 1,000 fine on those who are not wearing masks in public places, Collector V Vinay Chand said. Speaking to mediapersons here on Wednesday, the Collector said, “ …
  • Monsoon may cover most of Andhra Pradesh by tomorrow: IMD 09 Jun 2020 05:00 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Southwest monsoon, which entered Andhra Pradesh on Sunday, is expected to cover most of the state by Wednesday. Under its influence, there may be widespread rainfall activity from Tuesday to Thursday. IMD Amaravati …
  • Anakapalle in Visakhapatnam shut after 14 positive COVID-19 cases reported in a single day 06 Jun 2020 04:24 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  For the first time since coronavirus outbreak, Anakapalle town was brought under lockdown as it recorded 14 positive cases in a single day (Friday). All these  cases are primary and secondary contacts of positive …
  • Alarm in tribal areas of Andhra Pradesh over spread of Covid-19 03 Jun 2020 07:25 Vijayawada: For the fourth day in a row, Andhra Pradesh recorded more than 100 new cases of coronavirus infection on Tuesday. With the 115 new cases reported on Tuesday, the total has now reached 3,791. With no death of Covid-19 patient reported, the death …
  • 3000 MT of essential goods transported by SCR in lockdown  01 Jun 2020 02:00 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The Vijayawada Division of SCR has transported a record of 3,000 tonnes of essentials through special parcel trains during lockdown. Of the total, 2,000 tonnes of essentials were transported in May, which included 60 …
  • Coronavirus count in Visakhapatnam up to 99 26 May 2020 05:08 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: With 10 more people testing positive on Monday, the total number of corona cases in Visakhapatnam district went up to 99. Of them 64 were discharged from hospitals and one person died. Now, there are 34 cases in the …
  • After Doctor Stripped To Waist, Hands Tied In Andhra, Policeman Suspended 17 May 2020 19:11 Visakhapatnam police have booked multiple cases against the doctor, who said he was being targeted Visakhapatnam: Several distressing videos emerged from Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam on Saturday, in which a doctor stripped to the waist and shouted …
  • Watermelons come to the rescue of the poor 16 May 2020 02:18 The watermelon has become the preferred source of food for hundreds of migrant labourers who are making a long, arduous trek back to their hometowns in the merciless heat. The fruit is cheap and filling, and also provides much-needed hydration, say the …
  • Visakhapatnam Deploys Government Teachers To Manage Crowd Outside Wine Shops 05 May 2020 20:10 Teachers were deployed to regulate the chaotic queues outside liquor shops along with cops (File) Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh: Governent school teachers in Vishakhapatnam were brought in to control the massive crowd of tipplers, pushing and shoving each …
  • Andhra Pradesh: 80 girls from Srikakulam, other districts stuck in Pollachi spinning mill 04 May 2020 05:26 Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: Around 80 girls from Srikakulam, Anakapalle and Rajamahendravaram are stranded at Pollachi near Tirupur in Tamil Nadu due to the  lockdown. With no alternative, they have been staying in a spinning mill godown after the …
  • Woman who travelled from Vijayawada to Vizag in lorry tests coronavirus positive  29 Apr 2020 08:00 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: COVID-19 positive cases in Visakhapatnam went up to 23 on Wednesday as a 65-year old woman from Chintalapalem village of Kasimkota Mandal tested positive. The woman, who works as a cook in a corporate college in …
  • 2 suspended for diversion of PDS rice  29 Apr 2020 03:36 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: A ration shop dealer and mandal-level stock point supervisor were suspended on Tuesday following preliminary probe into alleged diversion of Public Distribution Scheme (PDS) rice meant for distribution to ration card …
  • Intense thunderstorms lash Coastal AP, Telangana, Tamil Nadu 26 Apr 2020 11:53 Intense thunderstorms accompanied with gusty winds/squally weather/hailstorm and rainfall exceeding five cm lashed Coastal Odisha, North Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and North Tamil Nadu on Saturday/Sunday as thunderheads paraded along the …
  • Helping hands: Here’s how community kitchen and NGOs in Visakhapatnam are helping the homeless 09 Apr 2020 10:14 Knives slice through vegetables, rice is washed and ladles clang against cauldrons at the Guruwara Sadh Sangat in Visakhapatnam. At the crack of dawn, every day, 12 in-house staff start cooking for 600 people. They work swiftly as the officials from …
  • Special Parcel Express ferries essentials in time of COVID-19 pandemic 04 Apr 2020 04:49 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  To ensure uninterrupted supply of essential commodities to various parts of the country, South Central Railway has started a Special Parcel Express on April 2 from Secunderabad to Howrah enroute halts at Kazipet, …
  • Strong demand for space on SCR’s Special Parcel Express to Howrah 03 Apr 2020 16:12 The South Central Railway has started running Special Parcel Express trains to ensure uninterrupted supply of essential commodities across the country. As part of this initiative, a Special Parcel Express was started on April 2 from Secunderabad to Howrah …
  • Stranded in Steel City, she walks 100 km barefoot 29 Mar 2020 04:11 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Holding a 2-year-old son in her arm and carrying her belongings on head, a 35-year-old tribal woman is on a nearly 100 km walk from Vizag to Paderu in Agency area following a 21-day lockdown announced by the Centre to …
  • Andhra Pradesh reports its first COVID-19 case after Italy returnee tests positive 12 Mar 2020 13:41 By Express News Service NELLORE/VISAKHAPATNAM: A post-graduate student, who returned from Italy to Nellore recently tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday. It is the first case of coronavirus reported in Andhra Pradesh. Confirming it, the Department …
  • SCR installs new passenger info system at Anakapalle stn 12 Mar 2020 01:12
  • Taiwan national tests negative for COVID-19 in Andhra Pradesh 04 Mar 2020 02:13 By Express News Service TIRUPATI: The 35-year-old man from Taiwan, who was kept under observation in the isolation ward of SVR Ruia Government General Hospital in Tirupati after he complained of cough and sore throat on Saturday last, was tested negative …
  • Taiwan national kept under isolation tests negative for coronavirus in Vijayawada 03 Mar 2020 08:19 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The 35-year-old man from Taiwan, who was kept under observation in the isolation ward of SVR Ruia government general hospital in Vijayawada, was tested negative for coronavirus by the hospital officials. The Taiwan …
  • Irregularities plague govt. hospitals: ACB 29 Feb 2020 07:14 The 48-hour raid on Government District Headquarters and Area Hospitals and Dispensaries across the State by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials highlighted the poor maintenance and irregularities in drug stores, wards and kitchens in many hospitals …
  • ACB raids Andhra hospitals, finds patients diverted to private facilities 27 Feb 2020 23:08 The ACB teams also found glaring discrepancies and absenteeism at several health facilities. (Representational image) Staff at several public hospitals were diverting patients to private hospitals and diagnostic centres for treatment and tests, according …
  • Man rapes 8-yr-old speech-impaired 16 Feb 2020 06:10 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  In a shocking incident an eight-year-old hearing and speech impaired girl was allegedly raped by a 35-year-old man at Mettapalem Panchayat in Jagannadhapuram village under Anakapalle rural police station limits on …
  • AMRC to invite tenders for Visakhapatnam light metro DPR 08 Feb 2020 07:47 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: After cancelling the bidding process of Visakhapatnam metro rail project, the Municipal Administration and Urban Development (MAUD) Department has given a green signal to the Amaravati Metro Rail Corporation (AMRC) to …
  • Bhashyam School principal suspended for caning students 07 Feb 2020 05:19 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Management of Bhashyam School in Anakapalle suspended principal Seshagiri Rao or caning students on Thursday.   District Educational Officer (DEO) B Lingeswara Reddy and his team took over the case as suo moto  after …
  • Case Against Andhra Pradesh's School Principal For Caning Teen Students 07 Feb 2020 03:19 The video was taken at Bhashyam School in Anakapalle, which is around 25 kms from Visakhapatnam. Vizag, Andhra Pradesh: A case has been registered against the principal of a school in Andhra Pradesh's Vizag district after he was filmed subjecting …
  • Realty group to focus on affordable housing 04 Feb 2020 02:19 High land cost in the twin cities makes building ‘affordable housing’ project a tough proposition, yet the market demand is quite huge and builders can go for them by focusing on the suburbs as the Central government too has been giving subsidy under the …
  • 120 kg cannabis seized in AP, 2 persons detained 31 Jan 2020 06:29 Visakhapatnam: Two persons have been detained after police seized 120 kilograms of cannabis at Anakapalle in Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh. The cannabis was being illegally transported to Kerala. A case has been registered and the matter is …
  • Andhra Pradesh three-capital theory: Agitations in Visakhapatnam, Kurnool back government plan 11 Jan 2020 06:02 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA/KURNOOL: Agitations in support of Executive Capital in Visakhapatnam and for Judicial Capital at Kurnool are gathering steam. On Friday, Visakhapatnam and its neighbourhood reverberated with slogans in support of the …
  • Andhra government to go for re-tendering for Vizag metro rail 31 Dec 2019 02:58 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  The Visakhapatnam Metro Rail Project got a fresh impetus on Monday with the State government going for re-tendering for it. A GO was issued cancelling the bid received from Essel Infra Consortium for the rail project …
  • YSRC leaders in Vizag upbeat about Andhra CM Jagan's 3 capital hint 20 Dec 2019 03:50 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: YSRC leaders in the district are upbeat in the wake of Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy hinting that Visakhapatnam could be developed as an executive capital on the last day of the winter session of the Legislative …
  • Smooth vehicle passage seen in Andhra Pradesh on first day of FASTag 16 Dec 2019 05:23 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM/VIJAYAWADA: FASTag, aimed at encouraging digital payments and ensuring seamless passage of vehicles at toll plazas, came into force at all toll plazas on the national highways across the State on Sunday.  While 75 …
  • Citizenship Act: Special booths set up for stranded passengers of cancelled trains in Vijayawada 16 Dec 2019 03:48 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  In view of ongoing agitation at Uluberia station of Kharagpur division, the Vijayawada division of South Central Railway (SCR) has set up a special assistance booth and helpline numbers to guide the passengers, said …
  • Two students drown in Andhra's Yeluru Canal 08 Dec 2019 04:27 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: In a tragic incident, one student drowned, while another was rescued from Yeluru Canal in Anakapalle area on Saturday morning. The incident took place when they went to the canal to attend nature’s call. The deceased …
  • SCR GM inspects railway stations in Vijayawada division 05 Dec 2019 07:56 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  South Central Railway (SCR) general manager Gajanan Mallya conducted the annual inspection of Vijayawada division’s Duvvada-Rajahmundry section on Wednesday. Commencing from Duvvada Railway Station, the inspection …
  • Fire breaks out in shoe factory in Delhi's Narela industrial area, 2 feared trapped | LIVE 17 Nov 2019 07:31 Nov 17, 2019 12:51 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal We will do anything for Balasaheb: Sanjay Raut We will do anything for #Balasaheb, govt will be formed. The promise which Uddhav ji made to Balasaheb, that there will be a Chief Minister from Shiv Sena... …
  • Couple dies after falling off train 11 Nov 2019 03:51 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: In a tragic incident, two persons who tried to get down from a running train slipped and came under its wheels. The incident took place at Duvvada railway station around 1 am on Sunday. The deceased were identified as …
  • On the beach road to fitness with open gyms 04 Nov 2019 04:48 What started as a small initiative and a pilot project by the Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) on the beach road in 2017 has today turned into a mass movement. The response has been overhwelming with people from various walks are flooding …
  • Government releases Rs 186 crore for Smart City project in Visakhapatnam 22 Oct 2019 07:14 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  The Smart City project works got a big push with the government releasing Rs186 crore for Visakhapatnam Smart City Corporation. It includes the Central share of Rs 100 crore and the State margin money. A GVMC …
  • Incessant rain disrupts life in Visakhapatnam 27 Sep 2019 05:39 Incessant rain has disrupted the normal life in Visakhapatnam district. Apart from the city, the rural and agency areas have been witnessing heavy downpour since Wednesday night. Many areas in the city were waterlogged on Thursday, creating trouble to …
  • New APTDC packages launched 26 Sep 2019 04:46 The Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation launched six new tourism packages from the city on Wednesday. Launching the posters for the new packages along with APTDC’s Divisional Manager T.G. Prasada Reddy, Tourism Minister Muttamsetti Srinivasa Rao …
  • Visakhapatnam: 2 held, 160 kg of cannabis seized 20 Sep 2019 05:19 Visakhapatnam: The Excise Department officials in Vishakapatnam have arrested two persons and seized 160 kg of cannabis from their car in Anakapalle Mandal. “Excise Department officials seized 160 kgs of cannabis from a car in Anakapalle Mandal yesterday. …
  • Pall of gloom descends on Vizag's Ramalakshmi Colony 16 Sep 2019 07:20 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: A pall of gloom descended on Ramalakshmi Colony, near KGH, on hearing the news of boat capsize in Godavari river as five members of a family of the colony were reported missing. A large number of people gathered at …
  • Meet teacher who is riding on horseback to school in interior hamlet in Vizag Agency  06 Sep 2019 03:20 Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:   A teacher, who has been taking pains riding a horse to reach a school in an interior hamlet in the Visakhapatnam Agency, has received the best teacher award. The travails and dedicated teaching of G Venkata Ramana, 24, …
  • Andhra Pradesh Mahila Commission chief visits girl attacked with screwdriver 30 Aug 2019 03:47 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  Andhra Pradesh Mahila Commission chairperson Vasireddy Padma on Thursday visited King George Hospital (KGH) where 19-year-old Bhargavi was getting treated and interacted with her. It may be noted Bhargavi was …
  • Vizag girl student attacked by youth with screwdriver 29 Aug 2019 04:35 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: A 19-year-old degree first-year student was attacked by a youth. The ghastly incident took place near the Rama Chandra theatre junction at Anakapalle on Wednesday. The accused has been identified as 21-year-old Sai …
  • Rs 100 crore sanctioned for Visakha Institute of Medical Sciences development  25 Aug 2019 02:01 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Minister for Health and Medical Education Alla Kalikrishna Srinvas has directed the principal secretary of health department to appoint necessary staff at Visakha Institute of Medical Sciences (VIMS) here. The …
  • Indian Railways' second double-decker Uday Express to run between Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada; check details 19 Aug 2019 13:33 Indian Railways' second double-decker Uday Express to run between Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada Railways' second double-decker Uday Express will run between Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada to cater to the busy route in the East Coast Railway zone, …
  • Second double-decker Uday Express to run between Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada 19 Aug 2019 07:53 New Delhi, Aug 19 () Railways' second double-decker Uday Express will run between Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada to cater to the busy route in the East Coast Railway zone, officials said on Monday. The first Uday or Utkrisht double-decker Yatri Express …
  • Three dead, over 25 injured as bus overturns in A.P. 09 Jul 2019 10:42 Three passengers died and over 25 were injured after the bus in which they were travelling overturned allegedly due to overspeeding on a ghat road near Vantlamamidi village under Paderu police station limits in Visakhapatnam district on July 9. However, …
  • Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation notices to TDP office take political turn 01 Jul 2019 03:57 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Notices served  on Telugu Desam Party (TDP) by Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) in connection with construction of the party district office at Ramnagar here has taken a political turn with the party …
  • 3-Year-Old Girl Rescued Within 24 Hours Of Kidnapping In Andhra Pradesh 30 Jun 2019 14:51 Complaint was filed by toddler's mother the day she was kidnapped. (Representational) Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh police rescued a 3-year-old girl, who was kidnapped on June 28 from Visakhapatnam's Anakapalle and arrested the accused on Saturday. …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Police rescue 3-year-old within 24 hours of kidnapping 30 Jun 2019 10:28 Category: Andhra Pradesh Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: Jun 30, 2019, 3:17 pm IST Updated: Jun 30, 2019, 3:17 pm IST Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh police rescued a 3-year-old girl, who was kidnapped on June 28 from Visakhapatnam’s Anakapalle and …
  • Putting children in harm’s way 29 Jun 2019 04:34 Little kids are seen perilously perched on autorickshaws on the busy NH-16 near PM Palem as buses and trucks zoom past them. Drivers cram around 10 children in a single autorickshaw, flagrantly flouting traffic rules that allow only five children to be …
  • From blackboards to digital boards: a transformation of government-run schools 28 Jun 2019 11:25 Until two years ago M Yogesh spent most of his pocket money on getting notes photocopied. Today, he and his friends share notes on Google hangouts. A student of grade 10 at the government-run KDPM High School, he was introduced to computers only in grade …
  • APSRTC’s OR increases by three per cent, thanks to summer holidays 01 Jun 2019 05:21 Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  With numerous wedding ceremonies and village festivals taking place this summer, there has been a huge demand for RTC bus services, including AC vehicles. This year, the RTC has seen a 3 per cent increase in the …
  • All 22 MPs will push for special category status for AP: YSRCP 29 May 2019 12:59 [India], May 29 (ANI): YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) affirmed that all of its 22 newly-elected parliamentarians will push for special category status for Andhra Pradesh. "Jagan Mohan Reddy has taken the issue (special category status) very seriously and …
  • I will turn Visakhapatnam into a world-class city, vows newly-elected MP MVV Satyanarayana 29 May 2019 05:18 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Newly-elected Visakhapatnam MP MVV Satyanarayana has listed out his priorities for the development of the city and its neighbourhood. Speaking at a meet-the-press programme here on Tuesday, he said he will, in …
  • Will SIT report now be made public? 28 May 2019 02:00 In June 2017, the TDP government coming under pressure from various quarters, formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) headed by DIG Vineet Brijlal to inquire into the alleged land-grabbing cases in Visakhapatnam district. The SIT grabbed a lot of …
  • YSRCP government to investigate land scam 27 May 2019 01:54 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The YSRCP government will order thorough inquiry into Vizag land scam along with alleged irregularities in Amaravati land acquisition, newly-elected Anakapalle MLA Gudivada Amarnath has said. Speaking at a news …
  • 55,619 postal ballots issued for staff on election duty 18 Apr 2019 02:40 Collector K. Bhaskar said that 55,619 postal ballots were issued to employees who were on election duty. At a meeting with representatives of political parties on Wednesday, he said the postal ballots were issued in a systematic manner to all those …
  • Not-so-well: Pawan Kalyan defies doctors’ advice, participates in poll rallies 08 Apr 2019 04:32 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan, who suspended his election campaign on Saturday following ill health, resumed his campaign on Sunday defying the advice of his doctors and addressed rallies at Anakapalle and Pendurti. …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Tribal people stage protest 04 Jan 2021 20:09 The tribal people of five villages in Raavikamatam mandal staged a ‘vanta varpu’ (cooking in the open) protest outside the Raavikamatam Mandal Revenue Office at Raavikamatam in the district on Monday demanding issuance of Recognition of Forest Rights (ROFR …
  • Series of attacks on temples in Andhra triggers outrage 02 Jan 2021 11:52 Amaravati, Jan 1 (IANS) A series of incidents of vandalism of Hindu temples in Andhra Pradesh has triggered public outrage and demands from the opposition parties for stringent action even as Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy promised that the …
  • Another holy place vandalised near AP's Paderu 01 Jan 2021 19:39 VISAKHAPATNAM: Another act of vandalising a holy place has taken place at Komalamma temple close to Vantlamamidi near Paderu in the agency area of Visakhapatnam district on Friday. The incident comes close on the heels of Lord Rama’s statue being …
  • AP School Reopen: CM calls for stress-free education as classes restart 03 Nov 2020 03:23 AMARAVATI: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy instructed officials to opt for stress-free education, following a five-month long disruption caused by Coronavirus pandemic. He said students should not be forced to complete the syllabus in …
  • COVID scare deprives tourists of ‘chill in air’ thrill 31 Oct 2020 06:51 Despite drop in temperatures in Vizag Agency, the region, particularly Lambasingi, missed the Dasara rush Drop in temperatures in the Agency areas of Visakhapatnam district generally draws tourists who love enjoying the chilly weather. Lambasingi and …
  • Torrential rains batter parts of Rayalaseema, snap road links 12 Oct 2020 03:39 By Express News Service CHITTOOR/KADAPA/VIJAYAWADA: Heavy and continuous rains in parts of Rayalaseema since Saturday night has left several streams in Kadapa and Chittoor districts overflowing, and thrown life out of gear. Two persons, who were …
  • Srikakulam now has less than 2,000 active coronavirus cases 11 Oct 2020 04:31 By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: Active Covid-19 cases in the district fell below 2,000 after 361 patients were discharged from hospitals and Covid care centres on Saturday. Of the 1988 patients still undergoing treatment for the coronavirus in the …
  • There seems to be some light at the end of the tunnel for tribal farmers 07 Oct 2020 06:31 Life has never been easy for small and marginal farmers, but the struggles of tribal farmers appear worse. With no title deeds for their land (farm) holdings or access to markets, finance or education, the tribal farmers have managed to survive all …
  • Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy gives out forest rights pattas to tribals 03 Oct 2020 03:42 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday distributed Recognition of Forest Rights (RoFR) pattas to tribal beneficiaries in the State. Over the next month, about 1.53 lakh tribals will get pattas for three lakh acres …
  • New medical colleges in three years, promises CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy 01 Oct 2020 05:50 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Stressing on providing all the modern medical facilities at the new medical colleges coming up in the state, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said the hospitals should have a corporate look and asked officials not to …
  • Adventure tour groups swing back to business 28 Sep 2020 11:10 History narrator Jayashree Hatangadi has been living in Visakhapatnam for several decades. An avid traveller, there are barely any areas in and around the city that she hasn’t visited. However, recently, when Wilded a city-based adventure tourism group …
  • Visakhapatnam district's COVID-19 tally breaches 41,000-mark 07 Sep 2020 05:56 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The district recorded more recoveries than fresh cases though it breached the 41,000-mark in COVID-19 tally on Sunday. As many as 573 fresh cases were reported, taking the total to 41,517. Five persons died in the 24 …
  • Officials focus on mass testing in containment zones 06 Sep 2020 17:37 Ever since the first COVID-19 positive case was recorded in the last week of March, the district administration has put its focus on testing, especially in the containment zones. The testing in the GVMC limits began on April 6 and from 11 tests on that day …
  • Over 500kg of ganja seized in Thiruvananthapuram; single biggest seizure in Kerala 06 Sep 2020 09:12 A covert operation that spanned Kerala and Karnataka resulted in the seizure of 500 kg of marijuana from a container lorry at Attingal in the outskirts of Thiruvananthapuram early on Sunday.  The State Excise Enforcement Squad (SEES) has arrested a …
  • Visakhapatnam COVID-19 cases count breaches 39,000 mark 04 Sep 2020 03:32 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Inching closer to the 40,000-mark, the coronavirus tally in Visakhapatnam rose to 39,519 as the district recorded 695 infections on Thursday.  With two more casualties recorded in the 24 hours ending Thursday 9 am, …
  • Medical staff dance with infectees at Covid centre in Andhra Pradesh 24 Aug 2020 03:16 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Medical staff of Paderu came up with a novel way to bust the stress among the people who tested positive for Covid-19. They danced with the patients at the Covid care centre at the Youth Welfare Centre in Paderu to …
  • Visakhapatnam coronavirus count breaches 30,000-mark 24 Aug 2020 03:16 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The district breached the 30,000-mark in Covid count on Sunday. As many as 991 cases were reported in 48 hours, pushing the total to 30,216. Eleven more persons died, taking the toll in the district to 213. As many as …
  • The ever-flourishing narco business is least impacted by coronavirus lockdown 08 Aug 2020 20:01 Even at 11.30 pm, there is no dearth of people at the Bhubaneswar railway station. But the parcel booking office is not usually that crowded around that time. On August 1, Sagar Pradhan and Santosh Sahoo from Odisha’s Ganjam districts arrived at the …
  • Meet Roopa Koduvayur and Chandana Koppisetti, the women of ‘Uma Maheshwara Ugra Roopasya’ 07 Aug 2020 07:33 Physiotherapist Chandana Koppisetti and dancer-medico Roopa Koduvayur make an impressive debut in Telugu cinema Until the Telugu film Uma Maheshwara Ugra Roopasya began streaming on Netflix, its makers were tight-lipped about its leading women. The story …
  • Colleges in Andhra Pradesh to reopen on October 15 07 Aug 2020 06:15 Vijayawada: After nearly a seven-month gap, colleges across Andhra Pradesh will reopen on October 15. Announcing this, chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy stated that all CET exams would be conducted in September. At a review meeting on higher education …
  • Human Rights Forum: LS segment-based district formation irrational 21 Jul 2020 03:31 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  The Human Rights Forum (HRF) has felt that formation of smaller districts is long overdue as Andhra Pradesh has a very low number of districts. However, the government is contemplating making the parliamentary …
  • Paderu’s first C-section delivers a bundle of joy 12 Jul 2020 04:24 When 23-year-old Lochali Vasantha, a native of Hukumpeta mandal in Visakahapatnam district, was brought to the District Hospital at Paderu on July 6, in an advanced stage of pregnancy, she was in a state of panic since she had learnt that she developed …
  • 6 critical in Andhra after 70 fall sick consuming beef 09 Jul 2020 10:15 Jul 09, 2020 (MENAFN via COMTEX) -- (MENAFN - IANS) Visakhapatnam, July 9 (IANS) At least 70 people in an Andhra Pradesh village have reported sick of whom six at least are battling for their lives after allegedly consuming cooked beef from a cow that went …
  • Visakhapatnam COVID-19 count breaches 600-mark 26 Jun 2020 03:56 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Visakhapatnam district breached the 600-mark on Thursday. Total number of cases went up to 615 as 44 new cases were reported. This apart, one more death was reported in the district, taking the total number of deaths …
  • Police detain senior Telangana Congress leaders during wee hours of state formation day 02 Jun 2020 05:22 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: In the wee hours of Tuesday as Telangana was observing its sixth state formation day, Telangana police personnel descended at the houses of senior Congress leaders including present MPs and MLAs in different parts of the …
  • Congress to stage deeksha along Krishna, Godavari 24 May 2020 04:58 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: TPCC president and Nalgonda MP N Uttam Kumar Reddy has announced that the party would stage a deeksha demanding the completion of pending irrigation projects on the Krishna and Godavari rivers in the State. In a meeting …
  • Kurnool civic body chief shunted over denial of burial of covid victims 01 May 2020 11:09 With 386 Covid positive cases in Kurnool district alone, the curve is going up without showing any signs of flattening Kurnool: The Kurnool Municipal Commissioner has been shunted out after Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy expressed shock and anger at the …
  • Stranded in Steel City, she walks 100 km barefoot 29 Mar 2020 04:11 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Holding a 2-year-old son in her arm and carrying her belongings on head, a 35-year-old tribal woman is on a nearly 100 km walk from Vizag to Paderu in Agency area following a 21-day lockdown announced by the Centre to …
  • More screening, isolation facilities at tourist centres: Muttamsetti 20 Mar 2020 09:58 A coronavirus testing machine (RTPC) and other equipment, all worth ₹1 crore, will be installed at the virology lab of King George Hospital (KGH) here, Tourism Minister Muttamsetti Srinivasa Rao has said. The Minister was addressing the media here on …
  • ‘Operation Sura’ taken up to curb supply of illicit liquor 12 Mar 2020 07:52 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: To check liquor and money inflow during the local body elections, police and excise departments jointly launched Operation Sura.In surprise raids carried out across the State, officials arrested as many as 702 persons …
  • CM Jagan to launch  hospital Nadu-Nedu  in Kurnool today 18 Feb 2020 07:02 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  ‘Nadu - Nedu’ (Now and then) in hospitals, a scheme initiated by the State government to upgrade facilities in government hospitals for ensuring  quality medical treatment to patients, will be launched by Chief Minister …
  • Thousands of tribals gather for land rights in Visakha Agency 13 Feb 2020 09:09 Thousands of Adivasis congregated in Paderu in Visakhapatnam district on Wednesday at a public meeting to demand that constitutional provisions and legislations for the protection of their rights be implemented in earnest. Tribals from 11 mandals of the …
  • Rs 130 crore for 236 roads, 57 buildings in Agency areas 11 Jan 2020 06:03 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   Deputy Chief Minister (Tribal Welfare) P Pushpa Srivani has said the government released `130.46 crore for laying roads and construction of 56 buildings in the Agency areas. She hopes that 236 roads, once completed, …
  • Balanced regional development is our goal: Jagan Mohan Reddy 04 Jan 2020 09:22 Lending credence to his concept of decentralisation, Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy said on Friday that his government was taking decisions that would ensure development of all the regions and equitable distribution of water and funds among them. In …
  • Andhra Pradesh CM launches enhanced YSR Arogyasri Scheme in Eluru 03 Jan 2020 11:15 By Express News Service ELURU (ANDHRA PRADESH):  Andhra Pradesh chief minister Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday said that every decision taken by his government is based on the sole objective of ensuring ensure fruits of development and administration reach …
  • Pattas to eligible tribal farmers before February by Andhra Pradesh government  22 Dec 2019 02:35 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The State government is committed to give pattas for cultivable land to all eligible tribal farmers as per the Forest Rights Act, principal secretary of tribal welfare RP Sisodia said on Saturday. Addressing a …
  • Andhra Assembly passes Bill for separate SC, ST commissions 17 Dec 2019 00:05 Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy The Andhra Pradesh Assembly on Monday cleared The Andhra Pradesh State Commission for Schedule Tribes Bill, which will enable the government set up a separate commission each for Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled …
  • Fake currency racket busted in Andhra Pradesh, 2 foreign nationals among 5 held 08 Dec 2019 05:51 By Express News Service KADAPA: The Kadapa police arrested a five-member gang, including two persons from the Republic of Cameroon, involved in the circulation of counterfeit currency, cybercrimes and sale of ganja and seized Rs 7.28 lakh counterfeit …
  • 2 Cameroon nationals among five held for online fraud 08 Dec 2019 02:07 The Hindu | Fake currency, Ganja seized from accused in Kadapa lodge A criminal gang having involvement in multiple formats of crime landed in the police dragnet in Kadapa on Saturday. With a lodge in Kadapa city as its headquarters, the team of five, …
  • AP home for Lanka's 'nowhere people' 06 Dec 2019 00:31 R.V. Nagar (Visakhapatnam agency): While hardliner Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksha was assuring Indian media of the development of Tamils in north Sri Lanka, a group of  Tamils from Jaffna was celebrating the forty-ninth birthday of  Veeraswamy …
  • ‘Humanism is my religion, keeping my word is my caste’: Andhra CM Jagan 03 Dec 2019 05:18 By Express News Service GUNTUR:  Amid criticism by Opposition parties over his religion and caste, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday said, “Humanism is my religion and keeping my word is my caste”.   Jagan said his detractors …
  • 'Humanism' is my religion, 'keeping up my word' is my caste says Jagan rebutting criticism 02 Dec 2019 10:44 By Express News Service GUNTUR: Amid criticism by the opposition parties over his religion and caste, Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday gave a sharp rebuttal to his detractors saying, "humanism is my religion and keeping up …
  • Sathya Sai development programme in Andhra Pradesh to improve lives of tribal people 20 Nov 2019 23:47 By Express News Service ANANTAPUR: Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisation on Wednesday launched Sri Sathya Sai National Tribal Development Programme at Prasanthi Nilayam. The session commenced at 8 am, where tribal communities from 12 States participated.  …
  • Chintapalle in Vizag Agency shivers at 8.1° C 14 Nov 2019 04:51 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  Chintapalle recorded the minimum temperature of 8.1° Celsius in Vizag Agency on Wednesday. The minimum temperatures are sliding day after day in the Agency. Minimum temperature in Chintapalle, Lambasingi, Araku, …
  • Agency bandh disrupts tourist traffic to Andhra Pradesh's Paderu 12 Nov 2019 09:45 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Tourists to the famous destination of Paderu had to face severe problems on Tuesday with transportation facilities to agency areas in Visakhapatnam district disrupted due to the bandh call given by various tribal …
  • A.P. Formation Day celebrated in Vizag 02 Nov 2019 03:44 Andhra Pradesh Formation Day was celebrated at the Andhra University Convention Centre on Friday. Glowing tributes were paid to Potti Sreeramulu, who laid down his life for the cause of a separate State for the Telugu-speaking people. Several other leaders …
  • Recurring bane for Visakha Agency 28 Oct 2019 12:00 Diseases like malaria, dengue, viral fevers, chikungunya and typhoid are a recurrent feature in Agency areas of Visakhapatnam every year, thanks to insanitary conditions and lack of access to clean drinking water. With awareness being low in the interior …
  • CM Jagan Reddy gives green signal to set up Archaeological Corporation 12 Oct 2019 02:41 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday approved a proposal to set up the Archaeological Corporation in order to preserve the historical monuments in the State. He also directed the officials to establish cultural …
  • YSR Kanti Velugu will cover 5.4 crore people in State, announces CM Jagan Reddy at launch 11 Oct 2019 02:59 By Express News Service ANANTAPUR: Launching the ‘YSR Kanti Velugu’ in Anantapur on Thursday, marking the World Sight Day, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said in the next three years all the 5.4 crore people in the State will be screened for eye …
  • Security Forces Find and Defuse 60 Kg of Explosives in India's Chhattisgarh State - Reports 29 Sep 2019 07:11 Asia & Pacific 10:07 29.09.2019(updated 10:09 29.09.2019) Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): Sixty kilograms of explosives placed in steel containers and buried beneath a road were recovered and defused by security forces late on Saturday in the Indian …
  • Heavy rains disrupt life in Agency areas of Andhra Pradesh 14 Sep 2019 03:52 Heavy rains continue to disrupt life in the Agency areas of the district. Several roads, culverts, and bridges that connect the interior areas with the plains have been damaged. Interior mandals in Paderu, Munchingput, and G.K. Veedhi are the worst-hit. …
  • Come rains, geddas, streams and waterfalls turn into death traps 12 Sep 2019 04:54 Last week, a 17-year-old Intermediate student T. Ravi Kiran drowned in Gurrai waterfalls in Kumbidisingi Panchayat under G. Madugula Police Station limits in Visakha Agency. The incident reportedly occurred when he along with his friends had gone to the …
  • Two bridges washed away in Vizag Agency 07 Sep 2019 06:05 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Normal life was thrown out of gear in four panchayats of several Agency hamlets as two bridges were washed away following heavy rains in Hukumpeta and G Madugula mandals in Paderu division of Vizag Agency for the past …
  • Separate commissions for SC/STs on the cards in Andhra Pradesh 30 Aug 2019 06:08 The State government has decided to constitute separate commissions for the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and the Scheduled Tribes (STs) in the State. It proposes to table the relevant Bills in this regard in the Assembly soon. The government has also decided to …
  • Three Insurgents Surrender in India’s Andhra Pradesh State - Report 29 Aug 2019 15:48 Asia & Pacific 17:07 29.08.2019Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): Police in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh have confirmed that three insurgents have surrendered following a gun-battle last week. The three men allegedly surrendered before the Deputy …
  • Union Home Minister Amit Shah lauds Andhra, Telangana for handling Naxal threat 27 Aug 2019 04:09 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday complimented Andhra Pradesh and Telangana for effectively handling the left-wing extremism. Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy attended the inter-State council meeting chaired by …
  • Gang sells abducted children to childless couples at Rs 1.2 lakh 24 Aug 2019 05:11 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The city police busted a child abduction gang following the arrest of four members, including two women. Three persons were also arrested on a charge of purchasing children. Addressing mediapersons here on Friday, …
  • Notorious child kidnappers held in Vizag 24 Aug 2019 02:44 ñThe Visakhapatnam City Police arrested four persons who were allegedly part of a notorious child-kidnapping gang on Friday. The four persons, including two women, are accused of kidnapping five children and selling them for sums ranging from ₹50,000 to ₹1 …
  • Rain subsides, Visakhapatnam limping back to normalcy 10 Aug 2019 04:41 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Agency areas, which bore the brunt of continuous rain for three days, are limping back to normalcy as rains have subsided in most parts of the district. However, roads, which were battered by rains will have to be …
  • Andhra's tribal habitations cut off for third day due to heavy rains 09 Aug 2019 04:29 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: With no let-up of heavy rain in Agency areas of Paderu division, particularly Pedabayalu, Munchingput and G Madugula mandals in Visakhapatnam district, several tribal habitations remained cut off for the third …
  • Andhra CM Jagan Reddy announces Rs 5,000 each for flood-affected families 09 Aug 2019 04:29 By Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM/SRIKAKULAM/KURNOOL: Second flood warning was issued at Gotta Barrage on Vamsadhara in Srikakulam district and at Dowleswaram Barrage on the Godavari in East Godavari district with water levels in both the …
  • GCC on retail marketing drive; releases 10 new products 01 Aug 2019 08:31 Girijan Co-operative Corporation (GCC) is on a marketing drive with focus on retail markets and has in recent times released 10 new products, according to T Baburao Naidu, the Vice-Chairman and Managing Director (MD). "Our focus is on value-addition …
  • Pilot project to check trafficking in girl children in Agency area 01 Aug 2019 07:15 The British Deputy High Commission, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, as part of its outreach initiative, has embarked on a pilot project to check the alleged trafficking in girls in the Agency area of the district. A formal meeting with the stakeholders was …
  • Woman carried 8 km on sling for delivery in Andhra Pradesh 22 Jul 2019 10:29 Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Due to lack of a motorable road for an 108 ambulance to reach Kothavalasa,  a pregnant woman had to be carried on a sling for 8 km from the tribal hamlet to Sankaram village in V Madugula mandal on July 21.   She was …
  • 195 kg cannabis seized in Visakhapatnam; 1 arrested 21 Jul 2019 15:15 The accused was arrested in a joint operation carried out by the local police and the excise officials based on a tip-off. Visakhapatnam: One person was arrested and over 195 kilograms of cannabis worth 25 lakh was seized from his car here on Sunday. …
  • Vizag: One held, 195 kg cannabis seized 21 Jul 2019 14:32 Visakhapatnam: One person was arrested and over 195 kilograms of cannabis worth 25 lakh was seized from his car here on Sunday. According to officials, the accused, identified as Prasad who hails from Telangana, was arrested in a joint operation carried …
  • Anthrax scare sends officials into a tizzy 11 Jul 2019 03:40 Health Department officials are on their toes after two suspected cases of anthrax were reported from Madagada village of Araku mandal in Visakhapatnam district. Two persons aged around 30 to 35 years from Madagada village experienced anthrax symptoms …
  • Three dead, over 25 injured as bus overturns in A.P. 09 Jul 2019 10:42 Three passengers died and over 25 were injured after the bus in which they were travelling overturned allegedly due to overspeeding on a ghat road near Vantlamamidi village under Paderu police station limits in Visakhapatnam district on July 9. However, …
  • Putting children in harm’s way 29 Jun 2019 04:34 Little kids are seen perilously perched on autorickshaws on the busy NH-16 near PM Palem as buses and trucks zoom past them. Drivers cram around 10 children in a single autorickshaw, flagrantly flouting traffic rules that allow only five children to be …
  • 25 lakh beneficiaries will be given house sites on Ugadi day 23 Jun 2019 05:36 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Deputy Chief Minister Pamula Pushpa Sreevani on Saturday said Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has been making quick moves to ensure good governance in the State. Speaking to the media here, Sreevani said 25 lakh …
  • Youth Parliament: What it means to have 64 MPs aged below 40? 01 Jun 2019 19:37 17 of the youngest MPs of the 17th Lok Sabha — from a doctor to the wife of a local politician with criminal cases, from the son of a carpenter to the grandson of a former PM. In an election where an estimated 8.2 crore first-time voters exercised their …
  • APSRTC’s OR increases by three per cent, thanks to summer holidays 01 Jun 2019 05:21 Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  With numerous wedding ceremonies and village festivals taking place this summer, there has been a huge demand for RTC bus services, including AC vehicles. This year, the RTC has seen a 3 per cent increase in the …
  • TDP's citadel crumbles as YSRC makes inroads 24 May 2019 02:24 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The TDP's citadel crumbled with the party facing its worst-ever drubbing in North Andhra at the hands of YSRC in 2019 elections, as the results started trickling in since Thursday noon. Such was the pace of YSRC…
  • For these tribal persons, animals are the main lifeline 21 May 2019 03:39 Difficult hilly terrains force these people to use horses, donkeys and oxen to ferry them from one place to another and sometimes convert them into luggage-carriers. In remote tribal areas of Visakhapatnam bordering Odisha, most of them are affected by …
  • AP: Maoists threaten TDP leaders, ask them to assure release of jailed tribals 17 May 2019 01:28 [India], May 17 (ANI): CPI (Maoist) on Thursday threatened TDP leaders of dire consequences if the police did not release jailed tribal villagers. In a letter addressed to TDP minister Chintakayala Ayyanna Patrudu, Kidari, Sravan Kumar, Paderu MLA Giddu …
  • Girl dies after falling from ferris wheel in Visakhapatnam 14 May 2019 10:01 In a freak mishap, a 17-year old girl died and two others were injured after falling from a rotating ferris wheel, which was set-up at a fair in Government Junior College grounds, Paderu, in the wee hours of Tuesday. The fair was organised as a part of Sri …
  • Andhra Pradesh: 8-yr-old girl dies as ferris wheel cabin crashes 14 May 2019 09:56 [India], May 14 (ANI): A 17-year-old girl died on Tuesday in Paderu agency area in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district, when a cabin fell off a Ferris wheel. Paderu area was celebrating a tribal festival to honour the presiding tribal goddess …
  • Andhra Pradesh: 17-year-old girl dies as ferris wheel cabin crashes 14 May 2019 08:31 This mishap led to the death of Busala Bhavani and injured two other girls, who accompanied the deceased. Visakhapatnam: A 17-year-old girl died on Tuesday in Paderu agency area in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district, when a cabin fell off a Ferris …
  • Rains lash several parts of Srikakulam district 03 May 2019 05:33 By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: Several parts of the district reported mild to moderate rains since Thursday morning. Keeping intensity of the Fani cyclone in the next few hours in view, the district administration started taking elaborate measures, …
  • S.S. Rajamouli ’s a proud father 23 Apr 2019 18:58 The shooting of Aakashavani — the debut project of Rajamouli’s son Karthikeya has been progressing briskly, with over 90% of the film shot in the interiors of the Paderu region. Set in the jungle, the film apparently revolves around the theme of radio. …
  • 0 vote in 2 booths in Araku Valley 13 Apr 2019 02:55 VISAKHAPATNAM: In perhaps the first time in the poll history of the two Telugu states, two polling stations in the Agency area of Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh recorded zero voter turnout. While Maoists had given a boycott call, the extra distance that …
  • Eight H1N1 influenza cases reported in Vizag in two days 25 Mar 2019 04:42 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Swine flu has staged a comeback in the city as eight cases have been reported in the last two days. A total of 104 cases have been reported in the last three months, which worried the health officials over the spread …
  • Aakashavani will be eccentric 24 Mar 2019 19:31 Everybody knows that filmmaker Rajamouli’s son Karthikeya has turned producer for the upcoming Telugu film, Aakashavani. Apparently, they’re already halfway through the shooting and its current schedule is being shot in a dense forest near Paderu, where an …
  • Furniture set on fire outside YSRCP's Vizag office after party denies ticket to MLA 24 Mar 2019 00:09 [India], Mar 24 (ANI): A faction of YSRCP cadre in Paderu in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district on Saturday set furniture of the party's office on fire after Visweswar Raju was denied an MLA ticket. Raju was anticipating a ticket from Paderu …
  • Father or daughter? Araku voters to decide which side they are on 23 Mar 2019 21:11 The battle runs within the family in the Araku Lok Sabha constituency, spread over 450 kilometres and second only to Jaisalmer is geographical spread, in Andhra Pradesh. Telugu Desam Party candidate V. Kishore Chandra Deo, a six-time MP and former Union …
  • App to enable voters to know queue status 22 Mar 2019 04:23 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Gopal Krishna Dwivedi has launched a mobile application MyVoteQ for voters to know about the number of voters in the queue and plan their visit to the polling station for casting their vote. …
  • Lok Sabha polls: Bahujan Samaj Party reluctant to support Jana Sena 21 Mar 2019 23:14 KAKINADA: Bahujan Samaj Party leaders are reluctant to give support to the Jana Sena upset that its partner did not allocate seats to the BSP where the party was hoping to win big. They also claimed that Jana Sena might not even get their deposits back in …
  • Old rivals to lock horns again in 7 assembly seats 21 Mar 2019 09:04 VISAKHAPATNAM: Seven of the total 15 assembly constituencies in Visakhapatnam district are going to witness a keen fight in 2019 elections among the old rivals of TDP, YSRC and Jana Sena, who had contested in the 2014 elections. While the YSRC has changed …
  • Congress leadership in AP out to liquidate party to help YSRC: Vyricherla 21 Mar 2019 06:01 By Express News Service Vyricherla Kishore Chandra Deo, six-time MP and former Union minister for Tribal Affairs, who resigned from the Congress and  joined the TDP a few weeks before the general elections, is now contesting as a TDP nominee in Araku …
  • Financial capital of Andhra has it all, stars and old war horses 20 Mar 2019 04:37 Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Post-bifurcation, Visakhapatnam district has emerged as the financial and tourism capital of the State. With 15 Assembly and three Lok Sabha seats, the verdict given by the people of Visakhapatnam district will have a …
  • 2 tribals ‘mistaken’ for Maoists gunned down in Vizag Agency 17 Mar 2019 04:29 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: A special police team combing the forest area allegedly gunned down two tribals, when they went into the interior forest area on information about the presence of Maoists there, leading to protests by the family …
  • Hyderabad: Ganesh Idol maker becomes drug peddler, held 17 Mar 2019 00:16 Hyderabad: An idol maker in the city was arrested for smuggling ganja by the West Zone Commissioner’s Task Force on Friday after they seized 11.5 kilograms of contraband from his possession. The accused identified as 32-year-old Tuljaram Singh, is a …
  • Doubts over 2 encounter deaths in Visakhapatnam 16 Mar 2019 20:52 Visakhapatnam: Confusion prevails over the death of two persons in an encounter with the police late on Friday near Paderu in Visakhapatnam district. While locals claim that the two were villagers and were in the forest for poaching, Rural SP A. Babujee …
  • AP: Tribal union stages protest against killing of naxals 16 Mar 2019 18:29 [India], Mar 16 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Tribal Union (APTU) staged a protest in front of Sub Collector Office in Paderu here demanding a magisterial inquiry into the alleged encounter of two armed naxals. They further demanded immediate suspension of the …
  • Hyderabad: Idol-maker arrested for peddling Ganja 15 Mar 2019 20:50 Hyderabad: The Commissioner's Task Force, West Zone, on Friday arrested a man for smuggling ganja and seized 11.5 kilograms of contraband his possession. The accused, 32-year-old Tuljaram Singh, is a resident of Upper Dhoolpet and his main occupation …
  • Nara Lokesh gets Mangalagiri; KE Krishna Murthy, Paritala Sunitha make way for heirs 15 Mar 2019 07:34 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: TDP president and Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday night cleared the party’s candidates for 126 of 175 Assembly seats. He okayed the candidature of most of the sitting MLAs as there was not much …
  • Jana Sena releases the first list of candidates for Lok Sabha and Assembly constituencies 14 Mar 2019 14:54 Jana Sena Party (JSP) has released the first list of candidates for four Lok Sabha (LS) and 32 Assembly constituencies a few hours before the party's formation day celebrations began at Rajahmundry on Thursday. ONGC former executive director D.M.R. …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Pattas distributed to 514 beneficiaries in Vizag by Andhra Tourism Minister Muttamsetti Srinivasa Rao 28 Dec 2020 03:26 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Tourism Minister Muttamsetti Srinivasa Rao on Sunday distributed pattas to 514 beneficiaries from Nakkapalli, Upamaka, Pedda Doddigallu and Bodugallam villages in Payakaraopet Assembly segment. The pattas were …
  • Former Union energy secy urges Centre to probe AP-RAKIA deal 19 Dec 2020 02:41 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Former Union energy secretary EAS Sarma on Friday urged Union Cabinet secretary Rajiv Gauba to order an independent investigation into the MoU signed between AP government/APMDC and ANRAK/RAKIA (Ras Al Khaimah …
  • Man with fgn degree caught peddling drugs 21 Nov 2020 00:54 Hyderabad: The excise enforcement team has arrested a former Facebook employee who turned narcotics peddler for home delivering contraband to his clients and seized 830 grams of hashish oil along with 1.2 kilo ganja from his possession. The accused worked …
  • Awards reflect full freedom given to police: HM Mekathoti Sucharita 31 Oct 2020 04:28 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Home Minister Mekathoti Sucharita on Friday said Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has given full freedom to the police. The State police could bag many national awards due to freedom given to them, she claimed. …
  • Rains may continue for two more days 20 Oct 2020 02:53 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With a fresh low pressure area developing in the Bay of Bengal, more rains are expected to lash the state on Tuesday and Wednesday. The Indian Meterological Department has issued a warning for thunderstorm, along with …
  • Heavy rain batters Andhra, Telangana, Odisha 13 Oct 2020 13:18 Monday’s deep depression crossed the North Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday morning with the accompaniment of heavy to very heavy rainfall, and even extremely heavy falls over Coastal Andhra Pradesh while the rainfall was heavy to very over both Telangana and …
  • Deep depression crosses Kakinada coast in AP 13 Oct 2020 09:44 Visakhapatnam: The deep depression in West Central Bay of Bengal, which left a trail of destruction leaving three dead, crossed the Andhra Pradesh Coast near Kakinada between 6.30 and 7.30 on Tuesday, according to the Cyclone Warning Centre, Visakhapatnam. …
  • Two dead as heavy rains lash Andhra Pradesh, depression crosses coast near Kakinada 13 Oct 2020 09:27 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA/VISAKHAPATNAM/KAKINADA: Heavy rains lashed different parts of Andhra Pradesh under the influence of a deep depression since Monday night. Two people died in rain related incidents in Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada, …
  • 60-year-old woman missing after car gets swept away in Vizag 13 Oct 2020 08:15 A 60-year-old woman had gone missing after the car in which she was travelling was swept away in a gedda (stream) near Gannavaram Metta at Nathavaram mandal in Visakhapatnam district, on Monday morning. According to Sub-Inspector of Nathavaram police …
  • Heavy rains lash Andhra Pradesh as deep depression crosses coast near Kakinada 13 Oct 2020 07:19 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Heavy rains lashed different parts of Andhra Pradesh under the influence of deep depression since Monday night. One person reportedly died in a rain-related incident in Narsipatnam of Visakhapatnam district.  According …
  • New farm Acts: farmers confused about its impact, worried about future 12 Oct 2020 07:12 Primarily, many farmers feel that the amendment to the Essential Commodities Act might affect their farming prospects and their choice of crop. The NDA government has pushed three farm Bills in both Houses of Parliament, but it has left the farmers in the …
  • Torrential rains batter parts of Rayalaseema, snap road links 12 Oct 2020 03:39 By Express News Service CHITTOOR/KADAPA/VIJAYAWADA: Heavy and continuous rains in parts of Rayalaseema since Saturday night has left several streams in Kadapa and Chittoor districts overflowing, and thrown life out of gear. Two persons, who were …
  • 400 kilos of ganja seized in Narsipatnam 08 Sep 2020 00:01
  • Officials focus on mass testing in containment zones 06 Sep 2020 17:37 Ever since the first COVID-19 positive case was recorded in the last week of March, the district administration has put its focus on testing, especially in the containment zones. The testing in the GVMC limits began on April 6 and from 11 tests on that day …
  • Doctor’s arrest: CBI told to submit report by November 11 02 Sep 2020 03:10 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The CBI has sought more time from the High Court to investigate whether the police used excessive force while taking Dr Sudhakar, the anaesthetist at the Narsipatnam government hospital in Visakhapatnam, into their …
  • Don’t fell trees to make way for houses, HC tells Andhra govt  29 Aug 2020 04:50 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The AP High Court on Friday issued notices to Chief Conservator of Forest and Principal Secretary (Forest) while warning the State officials of serious consequences if the trees are axed to make way for issuing house …
  • Thunderstorms likely to occur in next five days across Andhra Pradesh 17 Aug 2020 03:37 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Under the influence of low pressure areas in the Bay of Bengal and active South West Monsoon, heavy rains occurred at isolated places in East Godavari district and parts of West Godavari district.  Light to moderate …
  • IMD warning:  Heavy rains to continue in all coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh 15 Aug 2020 04:23 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Under the influence of low-pressure areas formed in North-West Bay of Bengal, heavy rains occurred at several places in north coastal districts, particularly Visakhapatnam, East Godavari and parts of West Godavari, …
  • Visakhapatnam Covid count breaches 3,000-mark, 48 die in last 20 days 21 Jul 2020 03:31 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The Covid-19 count in Visakhapatnam district breached 3,000-mark with 209 infections on Monday. After the first case was reported in Allipuram on March 19 when a 65-year-old Saudi returnee tested positive, in 104 days …
  • Paderu’s first C-section delivers a bundle of joy 12 Jul 2020 04:24 When 23-year-old Lochali Vasantha, a native of Hukumpeta mandal in Visakahapatnam district, was brought to the District Hospital at Paderu on July 6, in an advanced stage of pregnancy, she was in a state of panic since she had learnt that she developed …
  • With 102 new cases, district tally shoots up to 1,238 04 Jul 2020 17:06 In a steep spike, 102 new COVID-19 positive cases were reported from Visakhapatnam district on Saturday. This is for the first time, the district crossed 100-mark within 24 hours. With the new cases, the total number of cases as on Saturday is 1,238. The …
  • TDP's Ayyanna gets interim Andhra Pradesh High Court relief from arrest 23 Jun 2020 04:29 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Monday directed the police not to arrest TDP senior leader Ch Ayyanna Patrudu till Wednesday in connection with a case booked against him under the SC/ST Atrocities Prevention Act. It …
  • How could you back Ayyanna, take action against him: Padma to Chandrababu Naidu 21 Jun 2020 04:22 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: AP Women’s Commission Chairperson Vasireddy Padma on Saturday questioned TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu as to why he was backing his party colleague Ch Ayyanna Patrudu against whom a case under the Nirbhaya Act was booked …
  • Former TDP minister booked under Nirbhaya Act 17 Jun 2020 11:38 Police on Tuesday registered cases against former Telugu Desam Party Minister Ch. Ayyanna Patrudu for allegedly using foul language against Narsipatnam Municipal Commissioner during a protest. The Narsipatnam town police booked cases under various IPC …
  • Andhra HC allows suspended doctor to leave mental hospital 05 Jun 2020 18:49 Visakhapatnam, June 5 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Friday granted permission to suspended government doctor Sudhakar Rao to leave the Government Hospital for Mental Health, where he was admitted on May 16 after the police allegedly manhandled …
  • Over 100 COVID-19 cases in five weeks in Vizag, 40 per cent are super-spreaders 05 Jun 2020 06:55 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The city has been witnessing a spike in positive cases with over 100 cases reported since May 1. Nearly 40 per cent of these cases are due to super-spreaders of Dandu Bazaar and Maharani Peta cases. There has also …
  • CBI registers FIR against suspended Andhra doctor 03 Jun 2020 11:49 Visakhapatnam, June 3 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is probing the alleged manhandling of suspended government doctor K. Sudhakar Rao by Visakhapatnam police, has filed a First Information Report (FIR) against him. The federal …
  • CBI files FIR against suspended Dr Sudhakar Rao in Visakhapatnam 03 Jun 2020 08:48 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is probing into the case of suspended Narsipatnam doctor Sudhakar Rao following High Court order, has filed FIR against Sudhakar Rao late Tuesday night. Sudhakar Rao is …
  • CBI seizes medical reports of Sudhakar 02 Jun 2020 03:25 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probing suspended Narsipatnam Area Hospital anaesthetist Sudhakar Rao case as per the directives of the Andhra Pradesh High Court stepped up investigation. The CBI sleuths …
  • Shift me to another hospital: Suspended Andhra Pradesh doctor 28 May 2020 02:28 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  Suspended doctor of Narsipatnam Area Hospital K Sudhakara Rao’s case took a new turn on Wednesday as he stated that he was doubtful about the treatment being given to him at the Government Hospital for Mental Care. …
  • HC orders CBI probe into action against A.P. doctor 23 May 2020 00:06 The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Friday ordered the Central Bureau of Investigation to investigate the Dr. K. Sudhakar case. A Division Bench, comprising Justice Rakesh Kumar and Justice K. Suresh Reddy, asked the CBI to probe whether the police used …
  • HC directs Vizag judge to record suspended doctor’s statement 20 May 2020 10:18 Amaravati, May 20 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Wednesday directed the Visakhapatnam sessions judge to record the statement of a suspended government doctor allegedly manhandled by the police in full public view in Visakhapatnam last week. The …
  • After Doctor Stripped To Waist, Hands Tied In Andhra, Policeman Suspended 17 May 2020 19:11 Visakhapatnam police have booked multiple cases against the doctor, who said he was being targeted Visakhapatnam: Several distressing videos emerged from Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam on Saturday, in which a doctor stripped to the waist and shouted …
  • PG medical student tests positive for COVID-19 in Visakhapatnam 17 May 2020 19:00 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: A postgraduate medical student is among the three who tested positive in Visakhapatnam district on Sunday. The student was reportedly present during the dialysis performed on a person from Chengalraopeta, who died due …
  • Suspended doctor taken into custody 17 May 2020 05:32 A doctor from the Narsipatnam area hospital, Sudhakar Rao, who was suspended after he alleged that N95 masks were not being provided to the doctors on COVID-19 duty last month, was taken into custody on Saturday on the charge of causing nuisance on the …
  • One more discharges from hospital in Vizag; total active COVID-19 cases now at 3 30 Apr 2020 09:15 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: One more COVID-19 positive tested person was discharged from GITAM hospital on Thursday. With this, 20 of the 23 positive tested person have been discharged from hospital in the district. While two women are …
  • No truth in Narsipatnam doctor’s claims: AMC head 08 Apr 2020 04:40 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Andhra Medical College (AMC) principal PV Sudhakar on Tuesday condemned the charges levelled by the anaesthetist of Narsipatnam Government Area Hospital. Addressing mediapersons, District Medical and Health Officer ( …
  • Migrant groups stuck in Hyderabad 29 Mar 2020 08:23 Hyderabad: This past week, migrant workers have been facing a lot of trouble because of the lockdown. Thousands of them tried to return home to their families in their respective states. Some walked, some crammed themselves into buses and lorries. A few …
  • Case against TDP leader Ayyanna for obstructing cops on duty 22 Dec 2019 04:58 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Narsipatnam police have filed a case against TDP leader Ch Ayyanna Patrudu on charges of obstructing the police personnel from performing their duty. Ayyanna allegedly picked up an argument with the police when they …
  • SCR GM inspects railway stations in Vijayawada division 05 Dec 2019 07:56 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  South Central Railway (SCR) general manager Gajanan Mallya conducted the annual inspection of Vijayawada division’s Duvvada-Rajahmundry section on Wednesday. Commencing from Duvvada Railway Station, the inspection …
  • Pak HC grants bail to Maryam Nawaz | LIVE 04 Nov 2019 12:08 Nov 04, 2019 5:26 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha Shiv Sena leaders meets Maharashtra Governor in Mumbai Shiv Sena leaders Ramdas Kadam and Sanjay Raut met Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari.   Nov 04, 2019 5:03 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha SC …
  • Bombay HC asks RBI to file affidavit in PMC Bank case by Nov 13 | LIVE 04 Nov 2019 08:32 Nov 04, 2019 2:00 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao Lawyers stage protest outside SC in Delhi Lawyers protest outside Supreme Court over different issues, including demand of Rs 10 lakhs compensation each to the lawyers who were injured in clash with police at …
  • 2 Dead, 6 Injured In A Road Accident In Visakhapatnam 30 Oct 2019 16:39 The injured were taken to Narsipatnam Area Hospital for the treatment (Representational) Visakhapatnam: Two people died and six others were injured in a road accident in Vishakapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh. "An overspeeding biker hit an auto- …
  • Recurring bane for Visakha Agency 28 Oct 2019 12:00 Diseases like malaria, dengue, viral fevers, chikungunya and typhoid are a recurrent feature in Agency areas of Visakhapatnam every year, thanks to insanitary conditions and lack of access to clean drinking water. With awareness being low in the interior …
  • YSR Congress MP ties the knot with her friend 18 Oct 2019 18:07 Visakhapatnam: YSR Congress Party MP from Araku, Goddeti Madhavi, on Friday tied the knot with her childhood friend Kusireddy Siva Prasad, who had played a key role in her poll campaign and proposed her after she was elected to Lok Sabha. She married Siva …
  • A love story, filmi style! 12 Oct 2019 20:27 Kusireddy Siva Prasad spent two sleepless nights after proposing marriage to the love of his life, Araku MP Goddeti Madhavi, because she took as many days to decide! But he had more to worry about than just his proposal being rejected because they had been …
  • Incessant rain disrupts life in Visakhapatnam 27 Sep 2019 05:39 Incessant rain has disrupted the normal life in Visakhapatnam district. Apart from the city, the rural and agency areas have been witnessing heavy downpour since Wednesday night. Many areas in the city were waterlogged on Thursday, creating trouble to …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Cannabis worth Rs 1 cr seized in Vizag 09 Sep 2019 19:07 Visakhapatnam: The Prohibition and Excise Department on Monday seized over 800 kg of cannabis, valued at Rs 1 crore, from a truck in Narsipatnam town of Visakhapatnam district. The driver of the Odisha-registered vehicle was arrested, Excise Inspector …
  • Train Engine Gets Detached, Runs Without Coaches For 10 Km In Andhra Pradesh 20 Aug 2019 08:20 The engine belonged to Visakha Express that operates between Bhubaneshwar to Secunderabad. Visakhapatnam: A train's engine got detached from its coaches in Andhra Pradesh on Monday and ran for at least 10 km before stopping. The coaches with passengers …
  • Centre shunts out AP cadre Indian Forest Service officer Kallol Biswas 02 Aug 2019 00:42 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   The Centre has issued the compulsory retirement order to Andhra Pradesh cadre Indian Forest Service officer Kallol Biswas. A communique in this regard has been received by the State government.  Confirming this to TNIE, a …
  • Srikakulam: Ten injured in road accident 20 Jun 2019 14:05 Category: Andhra Pradesh Posted by Shameen Published: Jun 20, 2019, 4:39 pm IST Updated: Jun 20, 2019, 4:39 pm IST Srikakulam: Ten people were injured after the van they were travelling in lost control and fell in a canal near Ravichandran village, …
  • APSRTC’s OR increases by three per cent, thanks to summer holidays 01 Jun 2019 05:21 Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  With numerous wedding ceremonies and village festivals taking place this summer, there has been a huge demand for RTC bus services, including AC vehicles. This year, the RTC has seen a 3 per cent increase in the …
  • 150 Kg Ganja Seized In Andhra Pradesh's Krishna District, 2 Arrested 28 May 2019 10:45 The Nandivada police registered a case and the vehicle along with the seized contraband. Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh: The Krishna district police Monday seized 150 kg ganja, worth Rs 20 lakh, and arrested two person while they were allegedly smuggling …
  • Vijayawada: Rs 2.2-crore ganja seized from cargo truck 27 May 2019 07:39 Vijayawada: Acting on a tip-off, officers of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, Vijayawada, intercepted a cargo vehicle on Friday and seized 1,137.30kg of ganja valued at Rs 2.27 crore that was being transported illegally. The massive quantity of …
  • 1,137 kg of ganja worth Rs 2.27 crore seized 27 May 2019 03:10 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Two weeks after the State police busted a ganja racket in Narsipatnman and seized the illegal drug worth Rs 2.5 crore, the Vijayawada unit of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) nabbed a gang red-handed which was …
  • DRI seizes cannabis worth over Rs 2 cr, arrests one 26 May 2019 08:02 Category: India Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: May 26, 2019, 1:15 pm IST Updated: May 26, 2019, 1:15 pm IST Vijayawada: Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Vijayawada, on Sunday said it has arrested a man and seized 1137.30 kg of cannabis worth …
  • 690 kg ganja seized, 2 held 18 May 2019 04:19 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The rural police on Friday seized 690 kg of dry ganja at Balgattam junction check-post under Narsipatnam (Town) police station limits in Visakhapatnam district. The  load is being shifted to Delhi, where it would cost …
  • 2 held with 690 kg cannabis in Visakhapatnam 17 May 2019 18:58 [India], May 17 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Police held two people and seized 690 kg of cannabis from their vehicle at a check post near Narsipatnam town in Visakhapatnam district on Friday. The accused, identified as Ashok Kumar Mourya (27) and Mohan Kishore …
  • Andhra Pradesh: 2500 kg cannabis seized in Visakhapatnam, 2 arrested 14 May 2019 03:25 [India], May 14 (ANI): The police on Monday seized 2500 kilogram cannabis from a truck in Visakhapatnam district. Two persons including the driver were arrested by Narsipatnam Police. Last month, in a similar incident the police had seized 580 kg of …
  • Vijayawada: 4 ganja peddlers held, gold seized 22 Apr 2019 23:20 Vijayawada: Vijayawada police arrested four old criminals in the city on Monday for being involved in transporting ganja and committing other crimes in Vijayawada commissionarate limits. Police seized gold ornaments worth Rs 1.74 lakh, 2 bikes and 6 kg …
  • Former MLA, YSRCP leader Mutyala Papa joins TDP 29 Mar 2019 14:28 [India], Mar 29 (ANI): Former MLA from Narsipatnam and YSRCP leader, Mutyala Papa along with her husband Peda Babu and other followers on Friday joined the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in the presence of party president and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. …
  • Eight H1N1 influenza cases reported in Vizag in two days 25 Mar 2019 04:42 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Swine flu has staged a comeback in the city as eight cases have been reported in the last two days. A total of 104 cases have been reported in the last three months, which worried the health officials over the spread …
  • Voting for YSRCP is like 'writing your own death warrant': Andhra CM 23 Mar 2019 05:42 Naidu said, 'LS polls decide future of the state. People should vote for TDP for better future and development of the state.' Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday urged people to not vote for the YSR Congress …
  • 'Voting for YSRCP is like writing one's own death warrant' 22 Mar 2019 23:37 [India], Mar 23 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday urged people to not vote for the YSR Congress Party in the impending elections, stating that backing them would be like "writing your own death warrant." …
  • Old rivals to lock horns again in 7 assembly seats 21 Mar 2019 09:04 VISAKHAPATNAM: Seven of the total 15 assembly constituencies in Visakhapatnam district are going to witness a keen fight in 2019 elections among the old rivals of TDP, YSRC and Jana Sena, who had contested in the 2014 elections. While the YSRC has changed …
  • Financial capital of Andhra has it all, stars and old war horses 20 Mar 2019 04:37 Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Post-bifurcation, Visakhapatnam district has emerged as the financial and tourism capital of the State. With 15 Assembly and three Lok Sabha seats, the verdict given by the people of Visakhapatnam district will have a …
  • Will scrap Janmabhoomi panels: Jagan 18 Mar 2019 14:32 YSR Congress Party president Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Sunday said the Janmabhoomi committees constituted by the TDP government would be disbanded right on the first day of his party forming the government if they were given an opportunity to serve the …
  • 'Elections a fight between dharma and adharma' 18 Mar 2019 10:49 VISAKHAPATNAM: YSRC president Y S Jaganmohan Reddy on Sunday launched the party’s poll campaign from Narsipatnam in Visakhapatnam district. Elections to AP assembly and Parliament are not a fight between two parties, but between ‘dharma’ and ‘adharma’, …
  • YSRC chief Jagan vows to solve people’s problems 18 Mar 2019 05:09 By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM / VISAKHAPATNAM / EAST GODAVARI: Opposition Leader and YSRC chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy hit the campaign trail on Sunday, addressing impressive gatherings at three places in the State. In all the meetings, Jagan …
  • AP polls: YSRCP releases candidates' names 17 Mar 2019 07:09 AMARAVATI: Jagan Mohan Reddy-lead YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) on Sunday released candidates' names for all the 175 assembly constituencies and 15 Loksabha constituencies. Party supremo Jaganmohan Reddy will announce the names for Anakapalle Lok Sabha …
  • 2 tribals ‘mistaken’ for Maoists gunned down in Vizag Agency 17 Mar 2019 04:29 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: A special police team combing the forest area allegedly gunned down two tribals, when they went into the interior forest area on information about the presence of Maoists there, leading to protests by the family …
  • TDP Candidates List 2019 15 Mar 2019 04:52 AMARAVATI: The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) late on Thursday night released a list of 126 candidates for the assembly elections which included the names of chief minister Chandrababu Naidu from Kuppam, IT minister Lokesh from Mangalgiri segment, Paritala …
  • Chandrababu releases names of 126 candidates 14 Mar 2019 19:26 AMARAVATI: The TDP late on Thursday released a list of 126 candidates for the assembly poll which included the names of CM Chandrababu Naidu from Kuppam, IT minister Lokesh (from Mangalgiri) segment, Paritala Sriram from Raptadu and Nandamuri Balakrishna …
  • All eyes on Bheemili as Naidu set to pick Vizag dist candidates today 07 Mar 2019 04:55 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: As Chief Minister and TDP supremo N Chandrababu Naidu will undertake an exercise on Thursday to select party nominees for the coming general elections in Visakhapatnam district at a review meeting in Amaravati even as …
  • 3.85L applications in Vizag in 6 days, officials warn of action against mischievous applicants   04 Mar 2019 05:29 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: As more than 3.85 lakh applications were filed in just 5-6 days for addition, deletion, correction and other changes in the voters’ list, the district election officials suspect foul play by some mischievous elements …
  • Two peddlers from Visakhapatnam held with 106 kg of ganja 20 Feb 2019 04:56 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Two youngsters, including an Intermediate student from Vizag, were nabbed by the Malkajgiri Special Operations Team on Tuesday on charges of illegal possession and transportation of ganja. The sleuths seized 106 kg of …
  • Hyderabad: SOT police nabs Marijuana peddlers, seizes 106 kgs of drugs 19 Feb 2019 16:44 [India], Feb 19 (ANI): Special Operations Team (SOT) Police, on Monday, nabbed two Marijuana peddlers and seized 106 kilograms of the drugs from them. According to SOT police, Malkajgiri team, the sleuths of Special Operations Team, Malkajgiri Zone along …
  • 100 kg ganja coming in from Visakhapatnam seized in Hyderabad, two youths arrested 23 Jan 2019 05:40 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Over 100kg of ganja -- coming into the State from Vizag, Andhra Pradesh -- was seized by the Telangana State Prohibition and Excise department Enforcement teams on Tuesday. Two accused were arrested and several buyers in …
  • Special trains to clear passenger rush during Sankranti, Bhavani Deeksha relinquishment 28 Dec 2018 04:44 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The South Central Railway will run four special trains from Hyderabad to Narasapur and Machilipatnam to Secunderabad to clear extra rush of passengers during the festive season of Sankranthi. These special trains consist …
  • Discovering the wonders of AP on bicycles 13 Dec 2018 05:49 In a bid to explore the Sunrise State and discover its hidden beauty, 20 cyclists from across the country embarked on a three week-long ‘Tour de Heritage’. The cyclists, who were flagged off amidst much fanfare by AP CM Chandrababu Naidu in Vijayawada last …
  • Contraversial video: Minister Ayyanna’s brother files police plaint 28 Nov 2018 05:41 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: As a video clip having Ch Sanyasi Patrudu (known as Jameelu),  the brother of Roads and Buildings minister Ch Ayyanna Patrudu from Narsipatnam constituency along with some YSRCP leaders and a few Maoist sympathisers …
  • Development of Girijans will be prime focus: new SP 03 Nov 2018 05:14 Development of Girijans by implementing all government schemes will be the prime focus of the police, said Attada Babujee, Superintendent of Police, Visakhapatnam district, here on Friday. He was addressing the media after taking charge as the new SP from …
  • 9 inter-state smugglers arrested, 650 kg ganja worth Rs 1 cr seized 01 Oct 2018 01:18 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: In a major catch in recent times, the Task Force Wing of Excise & Prohibition department arrested nine inter-state smugglers from whom  650 kg of ganja was seized at Narsipatnam on Sunday. It was being transported …
  • Ten new Excise check-posts coming in Agency areas to rein in ganja smuggling 27 Aug 2018 02:31 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: In an attempt to curb ganja smuggling, the Prohibition & Excise Department will set up 10 check-posts in North Coastal Andhra Agency areas — Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram and East Godavari districts. An amount of Rs …
  • Vizag: 1125 endangered tortoises species seized, 3 arrested 05 Aug 2018 15:23 [India], August 05 (ANI): The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized 1125 Indian Star tortoises from Vizag railway station and arrested three people who were illegally transporting the tortoises. The DRI officials handed over the seized tortoises …
  • Bharat Dynamics spending heavily on CSR in AP, Telangana: CMD 11 Jul 2018 13:25 Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL), a PSU under the Union Ministry of Defence, at present having two units in Telangana and one in Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, is spending heavily on several projects under corporate social responsibility in the two Telugu …
  • Pregnant woman carried for 6 km as ambulance fails to reach Andhra village 10 Jun 2018 03:16 Visakhapatnam: A pregnant woman was carried to a primary health centre by locals who hurriedly assembled a makeshift stretcher using bedsheets and bamboos. The locals walked over six km from Anuku village to Gottivada panchayat, where they found an …
  • Addasaram farmers allege land grab bid 23 May 2018 05:55 Joint Collector G. Srijana attended a gram sabha in Addasaram village in Rolugunta mandal to assess the problem of alleged land grabbing in the village on Wednesday, based on a complaint filed by PS Ajay Kumar, Co-Convenor of Swaraj Abiyan, and farmers. …
  • 1394kg cannabis worth seized in Vijayawada 25 Apr 2018 00:26 [India], April 25 (ANI): The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized 1,394 kilograms of cannabis worth Rs 2,09,14,800 here on Tuesday. Based on specific intelligence that prohibited narcotic drugs were being illegally transported, officers from …
  • 1,394 kg ganja worth Rs 2 crore seized, two arrested 24 Apr 2018 23:47 Image for representational purpose only VIJAYAWADA: Sleuths of the Director of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized 1,394 KG of ganja worth 2 crore near Benz Circle here on Tuesday evening. Two persons were arrested in connection with the incident. Based on a …
  • Vizianagaram JC II booked in DA case 19 Apr 2018 05:27 ACB sleuths on Wednesday raided the properties of Vizianagaram Joint Collector II Kakarla Nageswara Rao and unearthed assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. Searches were conducted at 10 places, including those of his friends and family …
  • Depressed over failure in Intermediate examination, two students end life in Andhra Pradesh 15 Apr 2018 02:22 VISAKHAPATNAM: Depressed over failure in Intermediate examination, two students have ended their lives in the district. The deceased have been identified as S Suresh Kumar, the senior Intermediate student and a resident of Sivalayam street at Chodavaram …
  • It’s gloom and doom in Vizag 09 Apr 2018 09:01 A bleak scenario stares at mango growers in Visakhapatnam district as a majority of the mango-growing areas fail to produce expected harvest post the flowering stage. Normally, mangoes flood the market by this time. However, owing to low fruit set, local …
  • Illegal assets worth Rs 70 crore seized from three officials in a single day  04 Mar 2018 00:41 VISAKHAPATNAM: In a major catch, the sleuths of Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) raided the properties two mandal cluster village revenue officers (VROs) and a chainman of town planning department of Zone-III of the Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation …
  • There is improvement in quality of life, says Naidu 06 Jan 2018 05:46 “With continued emphasis on welfare, development, and good governance, my government has delivered, resulting in marked improvement in the quality of life,” Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has said. Addressing the Janmabhoomi Maa Vooru programme at …
  • CM Chandrababu Naidu’s SEZ promise in Visakhapatnam circle set to spur job market 06 Jan 2018 02:54 Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu (Photo | ANI) VISAKHAPATNAM: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu promised to set up a special economic zone (SEZ) in the Narsipatnam Circle to create employment for the youngsters of the rural areas. Addressing a …
  • Car belonging to Roads and Buildings Minister ’s brother bugged 31 Oct 2017 06:02 VISAKHAPATNAM: A spying bug has been found in the vehicle of Narsipatnam municipality vice-chairman Ch Sanyasi Patrudu, the younger brother of Roads and Buildings Minister Ch Ayyanna Patrudu, sending the family previously targeted by Maoists into a tizzy.  …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • COVID positivity rate falls to 6.91% after 1.28 crore sample tests in Andhra Pradesh 24 Jan 2021 05:38 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Andhra Pradesh reported 158  fresh Covid-19 cases, 172 recoveries and one death in the 24 hours ending 9 am on Saturday. The latest government bulletin said the total recoveries increased to 8,78,232 while the overall …
  • Republic Day 2021: Rehearsals in full swing across the nation 23 Jan 2021 16:17 Jan 23, 2021, 07:59PM ISTSource: TOI.inPreparation drills and dress rehearsals for the upcoming Republic Day celebration are in full swing nationwide. The country will celebrate its 72nd Republic Day on January 26. Police personnel were seen doing …
  • Andhra SEC issues directions for Feb 5 Panchayat polls 23 Jan 2021 07:41 Amid uncertainty raging over disagreement on the conducting of the crucial rural local bodies elections, Andhra Pradesh State Election Commissioner (SEC) Nimmagadda Ramesh Kumar on Saturday issued notification for four phase panchayat polls. “In exercise …
  • Four COVID-19 deaths, 137 new cases in Andhra Pradesh 23 Jan 2021 06:45 After reporting zero COVID-19 deaths in the last two days, the State registered four fatalities and 137 infections in the 24 hours ending Friday morning. With these, the toll increased to 7,146 and the tally rose to 8,86,604. While the death rate was 0.81% …
  • FIAPO alleges high levels of lead, cadmium in aqua farms 22 Jan 2021 19:59 The Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations (FIAPO) and All Creatures Great and Small (ACGS) have said that they found lead and cadmium in fish and shrimp farms in the country. “With careless use of antibiotics and insecticides, there is a …
  • Andhra Pradesh cops foil Telugu Desam's yatra, detain key leaders 22 Jan 2021 18:34 TIRUPATI: Tension prevailed for some time in Tirupati when Telugu Desam leaders were to take out a ‘Dharma Parirakshana Yatra’ to protest against the spate of attacks on temples in the state. The Tirupati urban police foiled the yatra, scheduled to take- …
  • Andhra Pradesh files SLP in apex court on HC verdict allowing panchayat polls 22 Jan 2021 18:33 Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh government filed a special leave petition in the Supreme Court on Thursday expressing its difficulty to conduct the gram panchayat polls as scheduled by the State Election Commission and hold the Covid-19 vaccination …
  • Odisha tribals say no to land value of NHAI, seek adequate aid 22 Jan 2021 05:27 By Express News Service JEYPORE/KORAPUT: Tribals of five blocks in Koraput on Thursday said they did not agree to land acquisition offer for Centre’s ambitious Bharatmala Pariyojana passing through the district. Participating in the public hearing …
  • Smart Healthcare Market 2021 Size, Swot Analysis, Business Opportunity, Applications, Trends and Forecast to 2025 21 Jan 2021 10:20 The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content. Jan 21, 2021 (AmericaNewsHour) -- REPORT HIGHLIGHT The Smart Healthcare market is estimated to represent a global market of USD 73.8 billion by 2017 with growth rate of 19.8% …
  • NGO helps tribal farmers get irrigation water 21 Jan 2021 07:58 The tribal farmers of Logili village of Dumbriguda mandal in the Agency area of the district will no longer have to look skywards for rain. Thanks to the initiative of Vikasa, an NGO, the path has been cleared for the supply of water through gravity to …
  • Land acquisition issues delaying major road projects in State 21 Jan 2021 06:15 The six-lane Anandapuram - Anakapalle and 200-km Vizianagaram - Rajamahendravaram stretches among them The Roads and Buildings Department has decided to focus on land acquisition as several projects are dogged by delay in non-completion of the relevant …
  • Chefs from Visakhapatnam talk about the year that went by and the lessons for 2021 20 Jan 2021 06:35 From unavailability of ingredients during lockdown to the big debate around immunity boosters, it’s been a tumultuous year for the chefs. Three chefs from the coastal city reveal how COVID-19 has changed their lives The year 2020 will always be the time …
  • 'Deal with mischievous elements sternly to check false news': DGP Gautam Sawang 20 Jan 2021 06:20 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Reiterating that the Police Department is committed to protecting places of worship in the State from attacks, besides maintaining communal harmony, Director General of Police D Gautam Sawang on Tuesday directed police …
  • Campaign for Behrampur airport gets a postcard hand 20 Jan 2021 06:05 By Express News Service BERHAMPUR: Raising the demand for setting up an airport in the city a notch higher, the joint action committee (JAC) comprising several civil and social organisations of Ganjam district began a postcard campaign on Tuesday. The …
  • Dr V Shanta (1927-2021): A pioneer in medical sciences, she blazed a trail in fight against cancer 20 Jan 2021 01:08 Some days ago, Dr V Shanta was upset with a former student when the latter broke to her that she was stepping down from active practice after a long and illustrious career as an oncologist. “She was really annoyed with me. She asked me how could I quit …
  • Gateway Distriparks Q3 results: Consolidated profit rises to Rs 37 cr 19 Jan 2021 22:35 Integrated logistics services provider Gateway Distriparks on Tuesday reported a 99.02 per cent jump in its consolidated profit at Rs 36.62 crore in the quarter ended December. The company had posted a profit of Rs 16.39 crore in the third quarter of …
  • Gateway Distriparks Q3 sees 99% jump in consolidated profit at Rs 37 cr 19 Jan 2021 20:57 Integrated logistics services provider Gateway Distriparks on Tuesday reported a 99.02 per cent jump in its consolidated profit at Rs 36.62 crore in the quarter ended December. The company had posted a profit of Rs 16.39 crore in the third quarter of …
  • Tri-services exercise reviewed 19 Jan 2021 16:19 Pune: Southern Army commander Lt Gen CP Mohanty reviewed the concluding session of the two-day tri-services training exercise at the Eastern Naval Command at Visakhapatnam (Vizag) in Andhra Pradesh on Monday. The visit assumes significance as the Indian …
  • Rich tributes paid to NTR on his death anniversary 19 Jan 2021 14:53 KAKINADA: Telugu Desam Party leaders and cadre in East and West Godavari districts paid rich tributes to party founder and former chief minister N.T. Rama Rao (NTR) on his death anniversary on Monday.  MLC Chikkala Ramachandra Rao, and senior leaders …
  • BJP to hold Rath Yatra from February 4 18 Jan 2021 14:53 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Turning up the heat on the government ahead of Tirupati Lok Sabha bypoll, BJP State chief Somu Veerraju on Sunday announced that his party will undertake a Rath Yatra from Ramatheertham to Kapila Theertham from February …
  • New year, new travels: How 2021 is reigniting wanderlust 18 Jan 2021 13:44 The pandemic year — that 2020 is now infamously being referred to — was that of learning. It was of becoming conscious of events that would otherwise just play out in the background, like white noise. Take for instance, airport announcements. When was the …
  • Krishna APSRTC nets Rs 2 crore during Sankranti 17 Jan 2021 17:52 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) Krishna region earned a revenue of Rs 2 crore by running 843 special buses from January 8 to 14. The buses were operated to Hyderabad and from there to various …
  • Orvakal airport to commence flight operations in March 17 Jan 2021 17:01 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Centre has issued all the approvals, including the aerodrome licence, to Orvakal airport in Kurnool district, Industries and Commerce Minister Mekapati Goutham Reddy said. In a statement issued on Saturday, the …
  • COVID vaccine: Indian Navy officers receive their first shots in Visakhapatnam 17 Jan 2021 03:06 As the first phase of COVID-19 vaccination drive began on January 16, Indian Navy officers received their first shot in Visakhapatnam. Navy officers cherished the historical moment. A total of 1,91,181 beneficiaries were vaccinated for COVID-19 on day 1 of …
  • Police step up vigil on ghat road in G.K Veedhi mandal 17 Jan 2021 01:40 The district police are on alert after a series of robberies were reported on the ghat road in G.K Veedhi mandal. Teams were formed by the police to nab the culprits, apart from strengthening vigil at a few vulnerable stretches. It may be noted that on …
  • Active COVID-19 cases fall below 2,000 mark in AP after more than 7 months 16 Jan 2021 18:56 By PTI AMARAVATI: For the first time in more than seven months, active COVID-19 cases in Andhra Pradesh fell below the 2,000 mark to 1,987. While 114 fresh cases were reported in 24 hours ending 9 am on Saturday, the state also saw 326 recoveries and zero …
  • PM Modi quotes eminent Telugu writer Gurajada Apparao in COVID-19 vaccine rollout speech 16 Jan 2021 14:25 HYDERABAD: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday quoted renowned Telugu writer and poet Gurajada Apparao during the launch of nation-wide COVID-19 vaccination programme, to drive home his point of helping others selflessly. "Sontha labham kontha …
  • Air India launches non-stop Hyderabad-Chicago service 16 Jan 2021 10:09 Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], January 15 (ANI): Air India on Friday announced the commencement of its first-ever non-stop services between Hyderabad and Chicago, which will fulfil a long-standing demand for a direct air-link between the two major cities. …
  • Andhra govt releases police reports, blames TDP, BJP workers for spreading fake news 16 Jan 2021 01:21 FACING POLITICAL heat over incidents of vandalism at temples across the state, the YSRCP government in Andhra Pradesh on Friday released investigation reports in nine cases in which opposition TDP and BJP workers and sympathisers have been accused of …
  • Maruti rolls out online finance platform in Arena dealerships across 30 cities 15 Jan 2021 23:37 NEW DELHI: Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) on Friday said it has launched an online financing platform at its Arena dealerships across 30 plus cities. With the launch of Smart Finance platform, 24 out of 26 steps in the customer vehicle purchase journey have …
  • Air India launches direct non-stop Chicago-Hyderabad service 15 Jan 2021 08:20 Air India has introduced the first-ever non-stop services between Hyderabad and Chicago. Coming close on the heels of the launch of the non-stop Bengaluru-San Francisco service, this flight is set to fulfil a long-standing demand for a direct air-link …
  • Debt shot up, but used every penny for public welfare, says Botcha 14 Jan 2021 15:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Admitting that the debt burden on the State has increased because of the government’s schemes, Municipal Administration and Urban Development (MAUD) Minister Botcha Satynarayana, however, said that every paisa of the …
  • All set for Covid vaccine drive from Jan 16 14 Jan 2021 15:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Arrangements are in place for the first phase of Covid-19 vaccination drive in Andhra Pradesh starting January 16. A total of 3,87,983 health department staff will be vaccinated in the first phase. The second consignment …
  • All set for vaccination in Andhra Pradesh from January 16 to 20 14 Jan 2021 06:31 Vijayawada: All is set for administration of Covid-19 vaccine Covishield at the rate of 100 doses each, one per person, at 332 session sites per day beginning from January 16 to 20 in Andhra Pradesh. As the state government received 4.99 lakh doses of …
  • Police geo-tag Andhra Pradesh temple for security purposes 14 Jan 2021 03:01 VIJAYAWADA: AP Director General of Police (DGP) Gautam Sawang on Wednesday announced that the department has solved 29 of the total 44 attacks on temples in the state and has arrested 85 persons. The DGP maintained that there have been attempts to …
  • Odisha: LPG tanker overturns, causes 2 more mishaps leaving one dead, 5 hurt 13 Jan 2021 20:32 By Express News Service BERHAMPUR: Vehicular traffic on NH 16 near Chhatrapur in Ganjam district was disrupted for hours after a tanker carrying LPG overturned on Wednesday morning leading to two more mishaps leaving a driver dead and five policemen …
  • State reports 197 new COVID cases, two deaths in a day 13 Jan 2021 04:52 The State reported two more deaths and 197 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours, ending on Tuesday morning. As many as 10,209 infections and 81 deaths were reported in the State and around 16.2 lakh samples were tested in the last month. The toll increased to …
  • Long wait over as 4.7 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses reach Andhra Pradesh 13 Jan 2021 02:51 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The state received its first consignment of a coronavirus vaccine on Tuesday, the same day when Pune-based Serum Institute of India dispatched first batches of Covishield—one of the two vaccines approved for emergency …
  • KRMB seeks funds from Andhra Pradesh government for shifting headquarters 13 Jan 2021 02:50 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Following the letter sent by the state water resources department that the government has decided to station the headquarters of Krishna River Management Board (KRMB) in Visakhapatnam, the board, citing a dearth of funds, …
  • Death of five crows sparks panic in Visakhapatnam 12 Jan 2021 17:41 The spotting of five dead crows near the District Collector’s office premises in Visakhapatnam on Monday has created panic as word spread that the crows had died all of a sudden. With bird flu reported in some States, consumers of chicken and eggs are …
  • Heritage Foods bags three National Energy Conservation awards 12 Jan 2021 13:48 Heritage Foods, one of the leading players in dairy sector, has been conferred with all the prestigious All India National Energy Conservation Awards 2020. The three processing units of the company at Tirupati, Visakhapatnam and Bangalore have won the …
  • Vijayawada's Pandit Nehru Bus Station witnesses nominal rush ahead of Sankranti 12 Jan 2021 10:45 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  For the first time in the past few years, the Pandit Nehru Bus Station (PNBS) and railway station witnessed a nominal rush of passengers ahead of Sankranti festive season on  Monday.  The Krishna region of APSRTC has …
  • Andhra Pradesh's COVID positivity rate slips to 7.16 per cent after 1.23 crore tests 12 Jan 2021 10:21 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In a yet another lowest singleday spike in Covid-19 cases in months, Andhra Pradesh saw its overall caseload grow by just 121 infections in the 24 hours ending Monday 9 am. In the same period, 213 patients were …
  • How 2021 has brought the focus back on heritage conservation 12 Jan 2021 06:30 Here’s an overview of some significant developments in the heritage sector across different regions in India Visakhapatnam The year 2021 will give a fresh lease of life to one of the most significant iconic heritage structures of Visakhapatnam: the 120- …
  • COVID-19 | A.P. records 121 new cases 12 Jan 2021 06:29 The State recorded 121 new coronavirus positive cases and two deaths —one in Krishna and Visakhapatnam districts each—in the last 24 hours, according to a bulletin issued by the State Command Control Room on Monday. As many as 30,933 samples were tested in …
  • Apeejay Surrendra Park Hotels signs on 320 rooms under management contract 12 Jan 2021 00:55 Apeejay Surrendra Park Hotels has signed on 320-rooms under management contract that will be launched in 2021 across its brands, The Park Collection, Zone by The Park and the newly launched Zone Connect. Apeejay Surrendra Park Hotels (ASPH) has four brands …
  • Telugu Desam demands CBI probe into attacks on temples 11 Jan 2021 22:24 VIJAYAWADA:, Strongly opposing SIT investigation, the Telugu Desam on Sunday demanded a CBI probe into the alleged 140 attacks on temples, idols and priests in the last one year and claimed that party boss N Chandrababu Naidu had not offended Christians in …
  • Companies may get grant to set up strategic oil reserves 11 Jan 2021 13:47 The government plans to offer viability gap funding (VGF) to attract bidders for the second phase of Indian Strategic Petroleum Reserves, which will add 12 days of crude oil storage, two government officials aware of the matter said. The move is part of …
  • Land sought for setting up Shilparamam 11 Jan 2021 05:17 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: If everything goes as planned, the much-touted Shilparamam will be established in the city on the lines of Visakhapatnam. Though the project was mooted three years ago, the government is dilly-dallying with the land …
  • Andhra Pradesh adds 227 new Covid cases as tests touch 1.23 crore 11 Jan 2021 04:57 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Covid -19 tally in Andhra Pradesh increased to 8,84,916 with another 227 new cases reported in the last 24 hours ending 9 am on Sunday. With another 289 patients discharged from different hospitals during the period, the …
  • RTA cracks whip on errant pvt bus operators 11 Jan 2021 04:57 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With Sankranti festival approaching, transport department officials have intensified vigil against errant private bus operators, ferrying passengers by charging exorbitant fare and plying without obtaining valid …
  • Vijayawada: 1,000 kg ganja worth Rs 70 lakh seized, two held 10 Jan 2021 16:21 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In a major haul, sleuths of Commissioner’s Task Force (CTF) arrested two persons, who were transporting one tonne of ganja in a wood-laden mini-truck during a routine vehicle check at Ramavarappadu Ring Road Junction on …
  • Festive travellers choke Keesara Toll Plaza 10 Jan 2021 16:21 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Hundreds of vehicles heading towards Vijayawada, twin Godavari and Visakhapatnam districts from Hyderabad were stranded near the Keesara Toll Plaza on the Hyderabad-Vijayawada National Highway on Saturday.  Right from …
  • Fishing banned along Vizag coast over ring net dispute 10 Jan 2021 15:56 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Fishing was banned along the coast of Visakhapatnam following a dispute between traditional fishermen using gill nets and fishermen using ring nets. The District Collector enforced the ban under Section 145 of CrPC to …
  • Swachh Survekshan: GVMC receives over one lakh citizen feedbacks 10 Jan 2021 15:56 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: GVMC has breached one-lakh mark in citizen feedback in just eight days after Swachh Survekshan 2021 commenced. Vizag is the first city, among those with over 10 lakh population, to acheive the feat during the current …
  • Twice as many coronavirus recoveries as new cases in Andhra Pradesh 10 Jan 2021 15:56 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Covid-19 recoveries recorded in the 24 hours ending Saturday 9 am were more than twice as much as new infections. While the single-day spike in Covid-19 infections was 199, Andhra Pradesh added 423 to its overall …
  • District-level committee formed to uphold religious harmony 10 Jan 2021 13:42 A committee has been formed at the district-level to protect and uphold religious harmony and peace. The committee, to be headed by the District Collector as Chairman, has representatives of seven different religions. The committee will strive to initiate …
  • Cargo traffic at 12 major ports falls for nineth straight month in December 10 Jan 2021 11:27 Impacted by Covid-19 pandemic, India's top 12 ports witnessed a considerable decline in cargo traffic for the ninth straight month in December to 478 million tonnes (MT), according to ports apex body IPA. Cargo traffic at 12 major ports that are under …
  • Telugu duo complete 100-day trip across india 09 Jan 2021 10:21 Express News Service HYDERABAD:  Vlogging has become a popular way of travel bloggers to present and share their adventures with the world. As a viewer, it is great, as the condensed information in a tight package, gives a real sense of what a place might …
  • Idol desecration: Police question 30 suspects, but yet to make any arrest  09 Jan 2021 09:39 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The investigation into desecration of Srirama idol of Kodandarama temple atop Bodikonda at Ramatheertham in Vizianagaram district has gained pace. The CID and police are investigating the incident, which triggered …
  • Andhra focuses on improvement of e-mobility ecosystem 09 Jan 2021 09:39 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With the State giving a push to the development of electric mobility ecosystem so as to pave way for smooth transition from using internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles into using electric vehicles (e-vehicles), …
  • COVID-19: lone death reported from Krishna 09 Jan 2021 07:48 The State reported one COVID-19 death and 319 new infections in the 24 hours ending Friday morning. The toll stands at 77,127 and the tally reached 8,84,490 with a death rate of 0.81% and a recovery rate of 98.87%. As many as 308 more patients recovered in …
  • Toxic Gas Leak Kills 4 at Indian Factory  09 Jan 2021 05:57 KOLKATA/ Chennai — At least four contract workers died after a toxic gas leak at a steel plant in Rourkela, Odisha, in eastern India on Jan. 6. The incident occurred around 9 a.m. in the coal chemical department at a plant of the government-owned Steel …
  • Fact-check: No, Ganesha idol hasn't been vandalized in Andhra Pradesh 08 Jan 2021 23:08 Caught on camera: Man arrested for thrashing calf with brick in Delhi's Mandawali [watch video] A video showing a desecrated idol of Lord Ganesha in a temple in Andhra Pradesh is being shared on multiple social media platforms with the claim that some …
  • Ground Zero | GRE scam — a network of aspirants, ghostwriters and coaching institutes 08 Jan 2021 22:34 After students were given the option to take the GRE exam from home due to the lockdown, allegations of fraud have surfaced, especially in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. R. Ravikanth Reddy, Sumit Bhattacharjee & P. Sujatha Varma report on the network of …
  • Mekapati Goutham Reddy invites Australian firms to open lithium battery units in Andhra 08 Jan 2021 18:00 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Industries and Commerce Minister Mekapati Goutham Reddy has welcomed the investors from Australia to open shops in Andhra Pradesh.  The minister felt that collaboration between Australia and AP will yield better results …
  • BJP cries foul as Andhra police stop march to Ramatheertham temple for second time 08 Jan 2021 18:00 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM/VIZIANAGARAM: Tension prevailed in Vizianagaram district on Thursday when BJP activists, led by party State president Somu Veerraju, tried to force their way beyond the barricades put up by police.  ​On Tuesday …
  • Andhra govt ties up with Cambridge University to develop English proficiency among teachers, students 08 Jan 2021 13:53 To develop proficiency in English language among teachers and to provide students of municipal schools a level-playing field when it comes to job opportunities, the Andhra Pradesh Government on Thursday partnered with the University of Cambridge to train …
  • Forest officials to keep vigil on migratory birds 08 Jan 2021 04:11 No cases of bird flu reported in A.P. so far; instructions have been issued to monitor the birds in sanctuaries, water bodies, says official The State and the Central governments have sounded an alert and asked the Forest and the Animal Husbandry …
  • BJP ups the ante, seeks Amit Shah’s intervention 08 Jan 2021 04:11 Police foil party’s ‘Ramateertham Yatra’ for the second time citing prohibitory orders With the police foiling its second attempt to visit Ramateertham in the district, where an idol of Lord Rama was desecrated 10 days ago, the State BJP on Thursday took …
  • Andhra BJP general secretary Vishnuvardhan Reddy hospitalised after scuffle with police 08 Jan 2021 02:43 By ANI VIZIANAGARAM: Andhra Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) general secretary Vishnuvardhan Reddy was admitted to hospital on Thursday after a scuffle with police when he attempted to cross barricades to reach the Ramateertham temple. When the police …
  • Fresh bid by BJP leaders to visit Ramateertham today 07 Jan 2021 23:57 Visakhapatnam: State BJP leaders will make a fresh attempt to visit Ramateertham and offer prayers at the Sri Kodandarama Swamy temple atop Bodikonda, Nellimerla, in Vizianagaram district. Addressing a press conference here on Wednesday, BJP state …
  • Bio-bubbles, online yoga, new format: I-League returns in a revamped avatar 07 Jan 2021 19:45 Almost ten months back, the I-League had a different look to itself — Mohun Bagan were still Mohun Bagan, East Bengal still plied their trade in the second-tier, and fans were still allowed inside the stadiums. Now, it has undergone a massive overhaul, …
  • In Visakhapatnam’s Lambasingi village, strawberry picking emerges as a crowd-pulling winter attraction 07 Jan 2021 09:00 Wrapped in the misty haze of winter, the tiny village of Lambasingi in the Eastern Ghats of Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh is drawing tourists and locals in numbers never seen before. And, it’s not just the chilly climate and scenic locales that are pulling …
  • 'Chalo Ramathreerthalu': Andhra Pradesh Police foil BJP's attempt to take out protest rally again 07 Jan 2021 08:27 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Tension prevailed yet again at Ramatheerthalau of Vizianagaram district when BJP activists led by their state president Sommu Veeraraju and other leaders tried to barge their way to Ramathreerthalu but were prevented …
  • US to supply medium caliber guns to India 06 Jan 2021 20:14 By By Ajit K DubeyNew Delhi (India), January 6 (ANI): Military ties between Indian and American defence forces are growing further in the middle of a conflict with China as the US Navy would be providing three 127 medium caliber guns from its own inventory …
  • Political guerrilla warfare: Jagan sees opposition hand in Andhra temple attacks 06 Jan 2021 19:23 Four held for waving saffron flags inside Taj mahal premises Targetting Opposition parties over recent incidents of attacks and vandalism of temples, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has termed the act as "political guerrilla warfare …
  • India vs Australia: Motivated Rohit Sharma enters unfamiliar territory as Sydney test awaits 06 Jan 2021 18:53 After months of uncertainty, it is now clear Rohit Sharma will play in Australia. Ever since he picked up a hamstring injury in Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 and was left out of all three squads for the ongoing tour, the biggest topic of discussion has …
  • US to Supply Medium-Calibre Guns to Indian Navy as Tensions with China Rise 06 Jan 2021 18:13 Military & Intelligence 12:57 GMT 06.01.2021(updated 18:09 GMT 06.01.2021) Get short URL Underlining the bipartisan American consensus on building stronger security ties with India, US Envoy to New Delhi Kenneth Juster on Tuesday emphasised the growing …
  • October, November registered 31%, 36% occupancies for hotels: STR Data 06 Jan 2021 16:55 Hotel occupancy crossed 30% in India in October, the first time in the Covid-19-hit year, and improved further the next month, according to data shared by industry tracker STR with ET. While occupancy was 31% and 36% in the two months respectively, …
  • Thermal coal imports at major ports fall 16% to 55 MT in Apr-Dec period: IPA 06 Jan 2021 16:55 New Delhi: Disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic continued to impact cargo movement in India with thermal coal imports at 12 major ports declining 16.43 per cent year-on-year to 55.16 million tonnes in April-December 2020 period, according to ports…
  • Thermal coal imports at major ports fall 16% to 55 MT in Apr-Dec: Body 06 Jan 2021 15:06 Disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic continued to impact cargo movement in India with thermal coal imports at 12 major ports declining 16.43 per cent year-on-year to 55.16 million tonnes in April-December 2020 period, according to ports' body …
  • SpiceJet to operate 21 new flights from January 12 06 Jan 2021 11:29 SpiceJet said on Wednesday it would operate 21 new domestic and international flights from January 12. The airline will introduce two weekly flights on the route from Mumbai to Ras Al-Khaimah in the UAE and increase frequency on the Delhi-Ras Al-Khaimah …
  • US keen on setting up American Hub in Visakhapatnam, first in south India 06 Jan 2021 10:23 An American delegation led by Consul General Joel Reifman has called on Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy at the camp office here on Tuesday and said that the US Government is keen on setting up American Hub in Visakhapatnam, which will be the second in …
  • SpiceJet to operate 21 new flights from next week 06 Jan 2021 08:55 SpiceJet said on Wednesday it would operate 21 new domestic and international flights from January 12. The airline will introduce two weekly flights on the route from Mumbai to Ras Al-Khaimah in the UAE and increase frequency on the Delhi-Ras Al-Khaimah …
  • After Ahmedabad, an American Hub likely in Visakhapatnam 06 Jan 2021 06:12 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The US Government on Tuesday said it is keen on setting up American Hub in Visakhapatnam, the second one in the country after Ahmedabad.  US Consul General (Hyderabad) Joel Reifman, along with a delegation, called on …
  • Blow to competitive bidding 05 Jan 2021 20:26 The draft dredging norms for major port trusts prepared by the government will turn Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) into a monopoly. This is because the draft norms say that the major port trusts will have to give dredging works to a ports’ owned …
  • AP BJP leaders arrested for trying to take out yatra over desecration of Lord Rama idol 05 Jan 2021 14:51 Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh BJP president Somu Veerraju and several party leaders were arrested on Tuesday when they attempted to take out a yatra in Ramatheertham protesting the desecration of Lord Ramas idol in a temple there last week defying ban orders …
  • Ramateertham yatra: BJP leaders including Somu Veerraju arrested 05 Jan 2021 12:55 Several Bharatiya Janata Party leaders including state president Somu Veerraju were arrested on Tuesday when they tried to climb the Ramateertham hill even as police denied them permission. Mr. Veerraju strongly condemned police curbs all along …
  • Select Team: Should Rohit replace Agarwal or Vihari? 05 Jan 2021 11:53 IMAGE: Rohit Sharma bats during the first Test against South Africa in Visakhapatnam in October 2019. Photograph: BCCI   A confident Indian team will look to continue the momentum and post another dominating performance against Australia in the third Test …
  • Ramatheertham Temple News 05 Jan 2021 07:34 Police locked up the gates of BJP office in a bid to thwart BJP-JSP attempt to hold Chalo Ramateertham Rally. VISAKHAPATNAM: The BJP and Jana Sena Party (JSP) Chalo Ramateertham Rally witnessed tense moments with police obstructing the rally and taking …
  • Active COVID-19 cases drop below 3,000 in A.P. 05 Jan 2021 05:11 The State reported three more coronavirus deaths and 128 new infections in the past 24 hours ending Monday morning. The cumulative tally slightly went up to 8,83,210, while the toll reached 7,118 with a death rate of 0.81% and recovery rate of 98.86%. As …
  • Central agency to call tenders for sand mining 05 Jan 2021 04:07 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The state government and the Metal Scrap Trade Corporation (MSTC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for implementation of the upgraded sand policy. As per the MoU, the MSTC will call tenders for sand mining …
  • Rayalseema association demands Krishna River Management Board office in Kurnool 05 Jan 2021 04:00 By Express News Service KURNOOL: Rayalaseema Saguneeti Sadhana Samithi (RSSS) president Bojja Dasarath Reddy has taken strong exception to the move of the state government to locate Krishna River Management Board (KRMB) office at Vishakapatnam. As per the …
  • Man gets life term for minor’s rape 05 Jan 2021 01:14 Hyderabad: A 25-year-old labourer was sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court for the rape of a 12-year-old girl in 2016. The offender, Ch Sailu, 25, befriended the 12-year-old girl from his neighbourhood in KPHB police station limits and took her …
  • Idol of Goddess Sita 'vandalised' in Vijayawada 04 Jan 2021 19:38 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The idol of Goddess Sita in a temple on the premises of Pandit Nehru Bus Station (PNBS) in the city was allegedly vandalised on Sunday.  A priest found the clay idol broken in the morning and informed the matter to …
  • People lay carpet of flowers to see off transferred Andhra Pradesh HC CJ Jitendra Kumar Maheshwari 04 Jan 2021 19:32 By PTI AMARAVATI: A carpet of flowers was laid by women and farmers here on Monday to accord a send-off to outgoing Chief Justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court Jitendra Kumar Maheshwari, who has been transferred to Sikkim. Holding the national flag, …
  • Hyderabad: Seized ganja often destroyed with court permission 04 Jan 2021 19:01 To prevent seized ganja from being eaten by rodents, pests and also to prevent damage from moisture, excise sleuths store the contraband in aluminium boxes.HYDERABAD: As part of crackdown against drug peddling, law enforcement agencies have seized over 8, …
  • L&T bags HPCL Rajasthan Refinery contract to set up catalytic cracking unit 04 Jan 2021 18:46 Larsen & Toubro (L&T) on Monday said it has won a large contract from HPCL Rajasthan Refinery in Barmer to set up a catalytic cracking unit. The company, however, did not specify the exact contract value, but as per its classification, a large …
  • Adani Ports cargo volumes jump 47 % in December to 27.2 mt 04 Jan 2021 18:45 Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ), India’s biggest private port operator, handled 27.2 million tonnes (mt) of cargo across its network of ten ports in December, posting a year-on-year increase of 47 per cent. The port operating unit of the …