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  • Defying ban, Ganesh idol immersed in Vinayakasagar at Kakinada September 20, 2021 3:37 am Kakinada: Nagara Ganesh Utsava Samithi (NGUS) on Sunday immersed Ganesh idols at the “Vinayakasagar” between two bridges across the salt creek at Jagannaickpur in Kakinada. Despite Kakinada authorities banning immersion of idols at this point, samithi …
  • Soon, 3 departments to call tenders for 23 skill development colleges August 31, 2021 7:01 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State has reportedly completed formalities to call tenders for the construction of skill development colleges. Out of the 25, the State government has tasked the responsibility of construction of 23 institutions to …
  • Bengali youth, girl sent back to West Bengal after abduction complaint August 31, 2021 3:47 am KAKINADA: A 21-year-old from West Bengal, Pintu Madolu, has been arrested after he abducted a 16-year old minor girl and brought her to East Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh. As per information given by the West Bengal police, the East Godavari police …
  • Bangladeshi national repatriated from Kakinada August 30, 2021 12:49 am KAKINADA: Bangladeshi national Mohammed Leton Ali (35) has been repatriated to his country after seven years, thanks to the initiative of East Godavari superintendent of police M. Ravindranath. A special police team, comprising Ravulapalem SI P. Bujji Babu …
  • Sridevi Soda Center movie review August 27, 2021 12:35 pm Rating: Partly engaging rustic drama, but Sudheer Babu ticks all the boxes Sridevi Soda Center movie review: Sridevi Soda Center unfolds in Amalapuram and is a love story between Sooribabu (Sudheer Babu) and Sridevi (Anandi). The prevailing caste system …
  • Special postal cover on popular 'Putha Rekulu' sweet August 21, 2021 9:16 pm Kakinada: Indian Postmaster General M. Venkateswara Rao on Saturday released a special postal cover on the 300-year-old traditional famous sweet “Putha Rekulu” at Atreyapuram village in Konaseema area of East Godavari district. Though the popular sweet is …
  • AP Youth Congress leader kills bird, fries, sends it to Twitter office in protest August 20, 2021 11:26 pm KAKINADA: Former Amalapuram MP Harsha Kumar’s son and young Congress leader Sri Raj has created a flutter by killing a bird (quail-Kouju), to match with the image of the Twitter logo bird, and sent the “fried bird’’ to Twitter offices via post. He did this …
  • Aamir Khan in Kakinada August 13, 2021 4:22 pm Bollywood Star Aamir Khan is in Port Town in Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, for the shooting of his forthcoming film, Laal Singh Chaddha. According to sources, the actor arrived late on Wednesday night. The filmmakers have obtained permission from the District …
  • Aamir Khan in Amalapuram for "Laal Singh Chaddha" shooting August 13, 2021 7:04 am Aamir Khan's team issues official statement on Laal Singh Chaddha team littering Ladakh Bollywood star Aamir Khan has arrived in Andhra Pradesh town in East Godavari district for the shooting of his upcoming movie 'Laal Singh Chaddha', which …
  • Aamir Khan in Andhra for ‘Laal Singh Chaddha’ shooting August 13, 2021 6:48 am Bollywood star Aamir Khan has arrived in Andhra Pradesh town in East Godavari district for shooting of his upcoming movie ‘Laal Singh Chaddha’. The actor along with other unit members will visit various locations on Friday and Saturday for the shoot. The …
  • COVID-19: 8.48 per cent positivity rate worries officials in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari August 9, 2021 6:42 am Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM: The official machinery of East Godavari is a worried lot as the district reported the highest test positivity rate of 8.48 per cent in the State during the week ending on August 5. The daily COVID-19 count had been …
  • Night curfew extended till Aug 14 in AP July 30, 2021 10:26 pm VIJAYAWADA: The state government has extended the ongoing curfew from 10 pm to 6 am of the next day up to August 14. Health principal secretary Anil Kumar Singhal issued GO RT No. 410 here on Friday extending the curfew by 15 more days from Saturday …
  • Agency villages in Andhra's twin Godavari districts cut off  July 25, 2021 4:55 am By Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM/VIJAYAWADA:  With heavy inflows into the Godavari, Agency areas in East and West Godavari districts have been completely cut off from the rest of the world. Flood level in the river at Polavaram cofferdam is …
  • Officials put on high alert as Godavari in spate July 24, 2021 11:03 pm VIJAYAWADA: Following heavy rainfall in the catchment area, the Godavari river is in spate and the first flood warning is likely to be issued at Sir Arthur Cotton Barrage at Dowleswaram as the water level is expected to touch 11.75 ft with a discharge of …
  • Tokyo Olympics | Sindhu aiming for a historic second successive medal, others target breakthrough July 21, 2021 10:07 am A quartet of Indian shuttlers, led by the reigning world champion and Rio silver medallist P V Sindhu, is aiming to continue the trend of returning with Olympic medal after achieving success in the last two editions of the Games. Here is a look at the …
  • Six pseudo scribes arrested in Andhra Pradesh July 15, 2021 7:47 pm Kakinada: Six persons, claiming to be reporters, were arrested on Thursday by Ravulapalem police for obstructing a rice load vehicle and demanding a bribe of Rs two lakh from the property owner, while threatening them that the rice belonged to Public …
  • Food processing units likely to create win-win situation for farmers, traders July 15, 2021 5:29 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In a bid to create an agriculture and food processing ecosystem in the state to enhance the income levels of farmers and at the same time provide employment, 25 food processing units are going to be set up in 25 …
  • Bodies of 4 teenagers recovered from Godavari near Lankala Gannavaram  June 29, 2021 6:27 am By Express News Service KAKINADA : Four teenagers drowned in River Godavari at Lankala Gannavaram village in P Gannavaram mandal on Sunday evening. The matter came to light late on Monday after bodies of three of them were found floating in the river. …
  • Duo involved in 19 chain snatchings arrested in Andhra June 26, 2021 11:30 am Andhra Pradesh police, early on Saturday morning, swooped in on a notorious chain snatching duo at Amalapuram in East Godavari district and arrested them. The arrested duo — Ethakota Srinu Babu (39) and Mallavarapu Durga Prasad (36), are responsible for as …
  • Mohammad Ali Baig on playing diverse roles on stage and digital screen June 24, 2021 12:18 pm From enacting prince Quli donning royal robes on stage to playing Rossie, a hippie sporting ear studs and a nose ring on the digital screen, Hyderabad-based theatre personality Mohammad Ali Baig expands his oeuvre as an actor and as he debuts in the new …
  • Meet Vidyasaagar Muthukumar, debut director of the Telugu web series ‘In the Name of God’ June 22, 2021 11:08 am An incident that occurred in his hometown, Trichy, spurred Vidyasaagar Muthukumar to write a fictional story exploring how an event can change the course of a protagonist’s life. The thriller web series In the Name of God (ING), scheduled to première on …
  • Mohammad Ali Baig set to make Telugu OTT debut with 'In the Name of God' June 18, 2021 12:22 pm By IANS HYDERABAD: Actor Mohammad Ali Baig, a Padmashri awardee for his theatre work, is set to make his Telugu OTT debut with AHA's thriller series 'In the Name of God', which is scheduled to start streaming this weekend. Though the 'Aruvi …
  • North coastal districts brace for heavy rains for 3 days under monsoon effect June 12, 2021 6:00 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Heavy rains are expected in the coastal districts, more so in the north coastal parts of the state, over the next three days under the influence of low pressure in the Bay of Bengal and an active southwest monsoon.Since …
  • Major bureaucratic reshuffle in AP, 19 IAS officials get new postings June 4, 2021 10:42 pm VIJAYAWADA: In a major administrative exercise, the Andhra Pradesh government transferred 20 officials including 19 IAS officers across the state on Friday. Krishna district collector A. Md. Imtiaz was transferred and posted as special secretary to the …
  • MPs to ‘Go Vegan’ for PETA India’s World Environment Day campaign June 4, 2021 12:56 pm For World Environment Day on June 5, numerous Members of Parliament (MPs) cutting across party lines have pledged to go vegan for the day — by forgoing meat, dairy, and other animal derived food to raise awareness. Member of Parliament Maneka Gandhi from …
  • New medical colleges will give impetus to rural health infra: CM June 1, 2021 3:29 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy virtually laid the foundation stone for the construction of 14 government medical colleges/teaching hospitals, and 14 nursing colleges on Monday. He announced `5 lakh financial …
  • 14 new medical colleges for AP May 31, 2021 11:40 pm KAKINADA: Medical services are set to reach rural areas in Andhra Pradesh with the YSRC government setting up medical colleges in each parliamentary constituency. Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy laid the stone for construction of 14 medical colleges in …
  • Andhra CM lays foundations for 14 medical colleges May 31, 2021 6:18 pm Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday virtually laid the foundation stones for the construction of 14 medical colleges in the state. With the addition of the new colleges coming up at Piduguralla, Machilipatnam, Vijayanagaram, …
  • Jagan Reddy lays foundation for 14 new medical colleges in Andhra May 31, 2021 1:20 pm AMARAVATI: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday laid the foundation stone for the establishment of 14 new medical colleges across the state to provide advanced medicare and better healthcare services for the future generations. At …
  • Centre permits Andhra Pradesh to cover all 45+ first  May 10, 2021 4:18 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Centre has finally agreed to the request of the Andhra Pradesh government to complete vaccination of people aged above 45 before taking up inoculation of 18 plus category. A  communication to this effect was received …
  • Long, agonising wait for getting a bed in hospitals in AP May 9, 2021 1:10 am KAKINADA: Getting admission in hospital has become hellish for Covid-19 patients. And for many, even after admission, travails have not ended as they are not being cared for or treated properly. On Friday night, at 8 pm, a Covid-19 patient, suffering from …
  • Low occupancy forces private bus operators to slam the brakes May 4, 2021 9:27 am The second wave of coronavirus pandemic has hit the operations of private travel operators in the State as many of them have cancelled services due to poor occupancy. According to sources, nearly 1,000 private buses are plying from Andhra Pradesh to the …
  • Overenthusiasm of Covid-19 patients leading to shortage of medicines in AP April 29, 2021 2:41 am VIJAYAWADA: As many Covid-19 patients from the state are becoming increasingly choosy with regard to hospital bed, remdesivir injection and medical oxygen irrespective of their need, it is mounting pressure on health infrastructure and even causing …
  • Salman Khan has a ear for music: Devi Sri Prasad April 23, 2021 6:17 pm The trailer of the Salman Khan-starrer Radhe, released a couple of days ago, received a thunderous response. The biggest attraction was the glimpse of the Seetimaarr song. The blockbuster number was originally composed by Devi Sri Prasad (DSP) for the film …
  • Konaseema traders to close shops from 4 pm to 7 am April 20, 2021 7:08 pm KAKINADA: Konaseema traders have voluntarily decided to close their shops from April 21 to April 30 between 4 pm and 7 am the next day in view of the continuing surge in cases of Coronavirus. The suggestion was first taken by Amalapuram Chamber of Commerce …
  • Stray cases of violence as Andhra Pradesh records 60.78% turnout in Parishad polls April 10, 2021 1:02 am Vijayawada: Andhra Pradesh recorded the average poll percentage of 60.78 in the MPTC/ZPTC elections held on Thursday. West Godavari district registered the highest poll percentage at 68.27 while Prakasam the lowest at 51.68. Poll percentages recorded …
  • 60.9% turnout for parishad polls despite TDP boycott  April 9, 2021 4:00 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Over 60.91 per cent polling was reported in the elections to mandal and zilla parishad territorial constituencies in the State on Thursday. Stray incidents of clashes were reported,  but overall the polling went off …
  • AP Ministers, MLAs, collectors, SPs told to visit one constituency every day March 17, 2021 7:55 am VIJAYAWADA: Chief minister Jagan Mohan Reddy has directed the officials to ensure that the works on the first phase of the Nadu Nedu in schools are completed by March 31. During a review with the district collectors, SPs and officials in the Spandana …
  • Near clean sweep by YSRCP in municipal polls March 15, 2021 6:08 pm Close to two years after coming to power, the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) handed yet another crushing defeat to the TDP and the BJP-Jana Sena Party alliance by winning all 11 municipal corporations and 69 out of 71 municipalities/nagar panchayats that …
  • Andhra ULB polls: BJP, Jana Sena fail to make a mark March 15, 2021 4:58 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The BJP-Jana Sena alliance, which has been aiming to grow in Andhra Pradesh, drew a blank in most of the municipalities and two of the three municipal corporations. Although Jana Sena emerged a better performer between …
  • Andhra Pradesh records 64.34 percent polling in civic elections March 12, 2021 1:07 am Vijayawada: Voting percentage in urban local body polls in the state has gone up to 64.34 from the previously assessed 62.28 per cent in Andhra Pradesh, it was announced on Thursday. The state election commission and municipal administrations announced …
  • Sudheer Babu shoots for boat-race action episode February 25, 2021 3:26 am The team of Sridevi Soda Center recently completed the first schedule of shooting in Amalapuram in East Godavari district. Director Karuna Kumar shot an intense boat race action episode in the schedule. “We shot the famous Valakattu boat race at the …
  • Phase IV of panchayat elections to be held in Andhra Pradesh today February 21, 2021 9:09 am Vijayawada: The fourth phase of the gram panchayat elections will be held on Sunday and nearly 67.75 lakh voters are expected to cast their vote between 6.30 am and 3.30 pm. Polling is scheduled to be held in 16 revenue divisions covering 161 mandals. Out …
  • Phase-I Gram Panchayat polls on February 5 in Andhra Pradesh's 11 districts January 24, 2021 12:30 pm VIJAYAWADA: The State Election Commission has issued notification for conduct of gram panchayat polls on February 5 from 6.30 am. to 3.30 pm in 11 districts during Phase-1. The districts left out are Vizianagaram and Prakasam. Polling during Phase-II will …
  • Andhra SEC issues directions for Feb 5 Panchayat polls January 23, 2021 7:41 am 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 …
  • Vijayawada's Pandit Nehru Bus Station witnesses nominal rush ahead of Sankranti January 12, 2021 10:45 am 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 …
  • New Antarvedi chariot built much ahead of deadline in Andhra December 28, 2020 5:42 am By Express News Service KAKINADA: Backward Classes Welfare Minister Venugopala Krishna on Sunday said that the State government has built a new procession chariot for Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy, much before the deadline.  The minister along with Razole …
  • Jagan to give away 30 lakh house sites to the poor in AP December 24, 2020 11:24 pm Kakinada: The stage is set for distribution of about 30 lakh house sites to the homeless poor in Andhra Pradesh under a special state government scheme. East Godavari will see Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy arriving for the launch of distributions at …
  • NGT panel seeks data on beach sand mining, illegal aqua ponds December 10, 2020 8:13 am The six-member joint committee constituted by the National Green Tribunal (NGT), Southern Region, on Wednesday conducted a field-level investigation into the alleged violations of Coastal Regulatory Zone (CRZ) norms along the 25-kilometre stretch of …
  • Andhra bandh peaceful, BJP leaders try to explain farm laws December 8, 2020 10:47 am Amid a peaceful ‘Bharat Bandh’ in Andhra Pradesh, state BJP President Somu Veerraju on Tuesday supported the new central farm laws, even as his party colleagues tried to explain their finer points through explanatory videos and slides. “I am with Prime …
  • Serial burglar arrested for raping minor in Andhra December 5, 2020 6:39 pm A proclaimed serial burglar accused in multiple theft cases was arrested on Saturday by the East Godavari district police for abducting and raping a 5-year-old girl 10 days ago. On the intervening night of November 24 and 25, Thadi Prabhu kidnaped the …
  • Light to moderate rains likely in Coastal Andhra Pradesh November 29, 2020 4:33 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Light to moderate rains are likely in a few places in south coastal and Rayalaseema districts on Sunday, while it will be dry weather in north coastal Andhra Pradesh. IMD reports state that the well-marked Low-Pressure …
  • Nivar weakens; widespread rain likely in next two days over A.P. November 27, 2020 8:47 am The very severe cyclonic storm Nivar moved west and crossed Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts near Puducherry in the early hours of Thursday as a very severe cyclonic storm, with estimated wind speeds of 120-130 km/hr, gusting to 145 km/hr. It …
  • Nandini Rai to sizzle in special song November 16, 2020 8:50 pm Hitherto, we have seen Nandini Rai in girl-next-door and chirpy roles. Now, for the first time, she will be seen grooving for a special number in the Telugu film, Kothi Kommachi, directed by National Award-winner, Satish Vegesna. The actress has started …
  • Report on two new Andhra districts to be submitted next week November 8, 2020 2:53 am By Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM: The district authorities have expedited the process of formation of two new districts–Rajamahendravaram and Amalapuram. The officials are preparing a report to submit it to the State government next week. Eluru …
  • ‘People have been calling me Samantha of digital platforms’: Former Miss Hyderabad Nandini Rai November 3, 2020 5:32 am Express News Service The Covid-19 induced hiatus has been hard for a lot of actors, but nothing seems to have changed for Nandini Rai as she has her hands full for this year. The former Miss Hyderabad has been associated with six projects and what’s more …
  • E.G. crop damage report to be ready by end of Oct. October 24, 2020 4:59 am East Godavari Collector D. Muralidhar Reddy on Friday said that the final report on enumeration of crop damage due to recent rains would be submitted to the State government by October 30. “Preliminary estimates show that paddy in over 60,486 hectares has …
  • SBI official held in ₹1.05 crore fake gold loan fraud in East Godavari October 18, 2020 11:49 am A cash in-charge at the State Bank of India’s branch at Samanasa under Amalapuram rural police station in East Godavari district was arrested on Sunday for reportedly stealing gold from the bank to raise gold loan to the tune of ₹1.05 crore against the …
  • Woman dies in wall collapse, crops in 30,149 ha damaged in East Godavari district October 14, 2020 3:08 am A 45-year-old woman died in wall collapse at Bommuru village in the Rajamahendravaram rural mandal, while standing crops in 30,149 hectares have been damaged and 238 houses were partially collapsed due to incessant rain of East Godavari district. The woman …
  • Heavy rain batters Andhra, Telangana, Odisha October 13, 2020 1:18 pm 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 October 13, 2020 9:44 am 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 October 13, 2020 9:27 am 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, …
  • Deep depression crosses northern Andhra October 13, 2020 8:15 am The deep depression over West central Bay of Bengal has crossed northern Andhra Pradesh close to Kakinada on the coast between 6.30 a.m. and 7.30 a.m. on Tuesday, with maximum sustained speed of 55-65 km per hour, according to an official release issued by …
  • Heavy rains lash Andhra Pradesh as deep depression crosses coast near Kakinada October 13, 2020 7:19 am 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 …
  • APSRTC to operate 2,028 special buses for Dasara October 13, 2020 5:11 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) has decided to run 2,028 special buses within the state and some to Bengaluru between October 15 and 28 to ensure hassle-free journey for the passengers during …
  • Congress high command welcomes my decision to join the party: Harsha Kumar October 9, 2020 3:24 pm Former Amalapuram MP G.V. Harsha Kumar on Friday claimed that the Congress party high command has in principle agreed to his decision to join the party. On October 2, Mr. Harsha Kumar had announced his decision of joining the Congress party. Speaking to …
  • Andhras' Kakinada rural police arrests five for theft at 4 East Godavari temples  October 5, 2020 4:25 am By Express News Service KAKINADA/ANANTAPUR: Kakinada rural police on Sunday arrested five persons in connection with the theft at four temples in East Godavari district. In-charge DSP V Bhima Rao told the media that, Indrapalem sub-inspector K …
  • New medical colleges in three years, promises CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy October 1, 2020 5:50 am 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 …
  • New Antarvedi chariot to be ready by December September 29, 2020 4:34 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The construction work of the chariot of Lord Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy at Antarvedi village in Sakhinetipalli mandal of East Godavari district is moving at a brisk pace and will be ready for the ensuing calendar of …
  • One week ban order in Andhra Pradesh’s Amalapuram (Roundup) September 18, 2020 7:59 pm Amalapuram (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 19 (IANS) All kinds of protests, rallies and demonstrations are banned in Amalapuram in East Godavari district after the Deputy Collector imposed Section 144 of the CrPC for a week on Friday. “Section 144 of the CrPc and …
  • Andhra Pradesh Police foil 'Chalo Amalapuram' plan, arrests BJP leaders September 18, 2020 8:46 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Police foiled bids of BJP leaders and activists to go to Amalapuram in East Godavari district as part of ‘Chalo Amalapuram’ to protest against government’s failure to protect Hindu temples’ and structures on Friday. In …
  • Rain blankets Peninsula as ‘low’ forms in Bay September 13, 2020 12:32 pm True to forecasts, a low-pressure area has sprung up over the West-Central Bay of Bengal off North Andhra Pradesh coast, and the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has straight away put it under watch for intensification signalling another spell of …
  • Police scuttle BJP’s ‘Chalo Antarvedi’ plan September 10, 2020 3:45 am Many activists put under house arrest; govt. not serious about attacks: Somu The burning of the chariot at the Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple at Antarvedi in East Godavari district triggered a row as the BJP planned a ‘Chalo Antarvedi’ campaign on …
  • A.P. chariot fire: Tension as police arrest protesters to foil ‘chalo Antarvedi’ call September 9, 2020 5:00 am People associated with various Hindu religious groups, members of the BJP and the Janasena party attempted to march to the Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swami temple at Antarvedi A few dozens of locals, believed to be members of the Bajrang Dal, were reportedly …
  • Andhra’s Antarvedi temple official suspended for dysfunctional CCTVs September 8, 2020 9:05 pm Amaravati, Sep 9 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has suspended an Endowments Department official, making him responsible for dysfunctional surveillance cameras and the upkeep of Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple in Antarvedi village in East Godavari …
  • PV Sindhu back in Uber Cup squad after BAI president’s request September 7, 2020 3:34 pm Written by Shivani Naik | Mumbai | September 7, 2020 8:59:24 pm PV Sindhu has decided to prepone her family function to play for her country. (Source: File)World Champion PV Sindhu will travel to Aarhus, Denmark as part of India’s Uber Cup team, albeit two …
  • Century-old wooden temple chariot set on fire in East Godavari district September 6, 2020 9:12 am Police have taken two suspects into custody in connection with the incident at the Lakshmi Narasimhaswami temple The century-old wooden chariot of the Lakshmi Narasimhaswami temple at Antarvedhi area in Sakhinetipalli Mandal in East Godavari district was …
  • PV Sindhu withdraws from Uber Cup due to personal reasons, doubtful for Denmark Open September 2, 2020 1:50 pm By: PTI | New Delhi | Published: September 2, 2020 5:03:02 pm PV Sindhu has pulled out of next month's Thomas and Uber Cup Finals. (File)World champion PV Sindhu has pulled out of next month’s Thomas and Uber Cup Finals due to “personal reasons” and …
  • Sindhu pulls out of Uber Cup due to personal reasons September 2, 2020 11:01 am Photograph: Kind courtesy PV Sindhu/Instagram World champion P V Sindhu has pulled out of next month's Thomas and Uber Cup Finals due to 'personal reasons' and could also miss the subsequent Super 750 tournaments in Denmark. The Thomas and …
  • Quarantine is difficult but gotten used to it, says COVID-19 positive shuttler Satwiksairaj Rankireddy September 1, 2020 7:32 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: The worst fears had come true for shuttler Satwiksairaj Rankireddy recently after the doubles specialist become one of the first elite shuttlers to test positive for coronavirus. It was out of the blue as Satwik — who had been …
  • 'I need more players to train India for Olympics' August 31, 2020 7:54 pm 'I need more players of the same level, quality players because badminton is a mind game, it needs teamwork.' IMAGE: Former World No 1 Saina Nehwal has still not joined the national camp and is training at a separate facility in Hyderabad with …
  • Arjuna Awardee Satwiksairaj Rankireddy Tests Positive For COVID-19 August 27, 2020 9:34 pm Set to be conferred the Arjuna award on Saturday, Indian badminton player Satwiksairaj Rankireddy has tested positive for COVID-19 and been in home quarantine for nearly a week. Coronavirus Outbreak Coverage | Cricket News The 20-year-old men's doubles …
  • Arjuna awardee Satwiksairaj has COVID-19 August 27, 2020 3:17 pm IMAGE: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy with his parents on his birthday earlier this month. The 20-year-old men's doubles player said he is yet to develop any symptoms of the infection. Photograph: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy/Twitter Set to be conferred the …
  • Arjuna fights virus: Shuttler Satwiksairaj tests positive days before awards ceremony August 27, 2020 2:24 pm Written by Shivani Naik | Mumbai | Updated: August 27, 2020 7:49:35 pm Satwiksairaj Rankireddy tests positive for Covid-19.Satwiksairaj Rankireddy was preparing to head for Hyderabad after months spent at home in Amalapuram. The Arjuna Award ceremony was …
  • Arjuna awardee badminton player Satwiksairaj Rankireddy tests positive for COVID-19 August 27, 2020 11:27 am Image Source : GETTY IMAGES Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, who is set to be conferred with the Arjuna Award on Saturday, has tested positive for coronavirus. Set to be conferred the Arjuna award on Saturday, Indian badminton player Satwiksairaj Rankireddy has …
  • Why am I not in national camp? asks Kashyap August 25, 2020 2:30 pm Photograph: Kind courtesy Parupalli Kashyap/Twitter Former Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap, on Tuesday, questioned his omission from the ongoing national badminton camp in Hyderabad, saying that restricting it to just eight Olympic …
  • Satwik says Arjuna Award will fuel Olympic dream, Chirag terms it ‘silver lining’ August 21, 2020 5:54 pm By: PTI | New Delhi | Published: August 21, 2020 9:24:00 pm Satwik and Chirag were confirmed for the award by the sports ministry on Friday. (Source: File)Set to be conferred with the Arjuna Award, Indian men’s doubles player Chirag Shetty on Friday termed …
  • Satwik says Arjuna Award will fuel Olympic dream August 21, 2020 4:19 pm Photograph: Kind courtesy Chirag Shetty/Instagram Set to be conferred with the Arjuna Award, Indian men's doubles player Chirag Shetty, on Friday, termed it a 'silver lining' amid the COVID-19 pandemic, while his partner Satwiksairaj …
  • Flood grips 20 mandals in East and West Godavari districts August 18, 2020 4:17 am By Express News Service KAKINADA/VIJAYAWADA: With the Godavari flood level crossing the danger mark on Monday following unprecedented inflows from upstream, the irrigation officials issued the third warning for the first time in recent years at Sir …
  • Despite floods, 1,700 villagers refuse to move to relief camps in fear of coronavirus August 18, 2020 4:17 am Express News Service KAKINADA: When around 1,700 villagers of Tanelanka, a river-side village in East Godavari district, refused to go to relief camps, due to fear of contracting the killer virus, officials had way out, but to set up relief camps on an …
  • Saina Nehwal Resumes Badminton Training, But Will Join SAI Centre Later August 9, 2020 9:41 pm London Olympics bronze-medallist Saina Nehwal has resumed training at a separate facility in Hyderabad after the coronavirus-induced break and is likely to join the national camp at the SAI Pullela Gopichand Academy in a couple of weeks. Coronavirus …
  • Saina Nehwal begins training but will join camp at SAI centre after couple of weeks August 9, 2020 3:03 pm By: PTI | Published: August 9, 2020 7:23:24 pm Saina Nehwal, for the time being, has decided to train with shuttler husband Parupalli Kashyap. (File Photo) London Olympics bronze-medallist Saina Nehwal has resumed training at a separate facility in …
  • Saina resumes training but will join SAI centre camp after couple of weeks August 9, 2020 11:54 am London Olympics bronze-medallist Saina Nehwal has resumed training at a separate facility in Hyderabad after the coronavirus-induced break and is likely to join the national camp at the SAI Pullela Gopichand Academy in a couple of weeks. Saina is one of …
  • Saina resumes training with husband Kashyap August 9, 2020 11:28 am 'Saina has just joined. She will probably start training at the Gopichand academy in a couple of weeks. She wants to get fitter and reach a decent level.' IMAGE: Saina Nehwal is one of the eight Olympic hopefuls who have been allowed by the Sports …
  • Chirag-Satwik to wait for 2 weeks before deciding on attending national badminton camp August 7, 2020 12:42 pm By: PTI | New Delhi | Published: August 7, 2020 5:24:11 pm Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy Wary of the Covid-19 threat, Olympic hopefuls Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy will wait for another couple of weeks before deciding on joining …
  • In world without Covid, they would all be in Tokyo today July 24, 2020 12:50 am Written by Mihir Vasavda | New Delhi | Published: July 24, 2020 4:32:46 am Boxer Lovlina Borgohain sows paddy at a field in Golaghat. (Source: Special arrangement) Her feet submerged in muddy water, boxer Lovlina Borgohain is sowing paddy in Assam’s …
  • AP Cabinet Expansion July 21, 2020 6:37 am (Left-right) Pilli Subhashchandra Bose and Mopidevi Venkata Ramana VIJAYAWADA: Ministers Pilli Subhashchandra Bose and Mopidevi Venkata Ramana, who have been elected to the Rajya Sabha, resigned on Monday, paving the way for expansion of state cabinet on …
  • Jana Sena candidates for Amalapuram, Rajahmundry March 11, 2019 1:13 pm
  • Cyclonic rains 'shower' fish on AP's Amalapuram December 17, 2018 7:35 pm
  • Woman hangs self in Amalapuram September 1, 2018 2:18 am By Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM: A 24-year-woman has committed suicide by hanging allegedly over dowry harassment in Amalapuram. The deceased, identified as Kamisetti Arunadevi, was residing at her parents’ house at the time of the incident. The …
  • Heavy rains swell Godavari September 8, 2019 5:55 am By Express News Service ELURU/RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM/KAKINADA: Heavy rains in the upper catchment areas have led to swelling of River Godavari, again. Due to the heavy inflows into the river, situation in the 36 submerged villages of Devipatnam mandal …
  • Godavari flood level rises again   September 7, 2019 6:05 am By Express News Service ELURU/RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM: Flood levels in River Godavari at Polavaram Project have increased once again, resulting in the road connectivity to 19 tribal villages in Polavaram Mandal of West Godavari district getting cut off. With …
  • Floods receding in East Godavari, but no relief as yet  August 8, 2019 3:29 am By Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM: Though the floodwater has started receding in East Godavari since Tuesday, the situation is still alarming, particularly in Devipatnam Mandal and island villages.  Residents of Konaseema have got some respite as …
  • Panel orders release of 3 detained kids detained at AP's Etapaka police station September 7, 2018 2:33 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Taking a serious view of confinement of three children at Etapaka police station in Chintoor of East Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh State Commission for Protection of Child Rights Chairperson G Hymavathi, on Thursday …
  • Defying ban, Ganesh idol immersed in Vinayakasagar at Kakinada September 20, 2021 3:37 am Kakinada: Nagara Ganesh Utsava Samithi (NGUS) on Sunday immersed Ganesh idols at the “Vinayakasagar” between two bridges across the salt creek at Jagannaickpur in Kakinada. Despite Kakinada authorities banning immersion of idols at this point, samithi …
  • Black fungus patients, kin demand adequate medicines, stage protest in Kakinada September 9, 2021 3:07 am By Express News Service KAKINADA: About 80 patients recovering from black fungus, staged a protest at the Collectorate here on Wednesday alleging that there is no adequate supply of medicines. Each patient is supposed to take three tablets daily for three …
  • Chinese ship off Kakinada to remain for a week September 5, 2021 2:50 am Kakinada: International agency Protection and Indemnity Insurance (PII) has entered the scene to amicably resolve the issue of Chinese ship M.T. QIAN TAI-1, which has been stranded off Kakinada Port. It is expected that PII, a Singapore-based organisation, …
  • Ship stranded at Kakinada anchorage port, Chinese Capt. refuses entry to Indian crew September 4, 2021 6:45 am KAKINADA: Cargo ship M.T.QIAN TAI 1 is stranded at Kakinada Anchorage Port for more than 50 days. Ship captain Wang Zeyan, a Chinese national, has not been allowing the Indian crew into the ship. He along with other Chinese crew members are allegedly …
  • Bangladeshi national repatriated from Kakinada August 30, 2021 12:49 am KAKINADA: Bangladeshi national Mohammed Leton Ali (35) has been repatriated to his country after seven years, thanks to the initiative of East Godavari superintendent of police M. Ravindranath. A special police team, comprising Ravulapalem SI P. Bujji Babu …
  • Fishermen from Andhra's Kakinada protest hike in fuel prices August 29, 2021 3:52 am By Express News Service KAKINADA : Fisherman in East Godavari’s Kakinada have gone on a holiday of sorts to protest against the hike in fuel prices and the lack of response from the State government towards their demand for further subsidy on diesel cost.  …
  • No advocate to represent accused in a rape case at Kakinada August 24, 2021 6:31 pm KAKINADA: No advocate in Kakinada Bar Association has come forward to represent the accused in the brutal rape on a four-year-old girl. The accused is in remand without getting any bail. The incident took place in November 2020 and the police have gathered …
  • GMR Infra gets Rs 1,692 crore in first tranche from stake sale in Kakinada SEZ August 13, 2021 10:11 pm GMR Infrastructure on Friday said it has received Rs 1,692 crore in the first tranche from the sale of its stake in Kakinada SEZ and Port Holdings to Aurobindo Realty. The company's wholly-owned subsidiary GMR SEZ and Port Holdings (GSPHL) had divested …
  • Aamir Khan in Kakinada August 13, 2021 4:22 pm Bollywood Star Aamir Khan is in Port Town in Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, for the shooting of his forthcoming film, Laal Singh Chaddha. According to sources, the actor arrived late on Wednesday night. The filmmakers have obtained permission from the District …
  • GMR Infra gets first tranche for divestment in Kakinada SEZ August 13, 2021 8:43 am New Delhi [India], August 13 (ANI): Diversified conglomerate GMR Infrastucture Ltd on Friday announced the receipt of total first tranche consideration towards sale of 51 per cent equity owned by its wholly-owned subsidiary GMR SEZ and Port Holdings Ltd ( …
  • GMR Infra receives ₹1,692cr as first tranche consideration for Kakinada SEZ stake divestment August 13, 2021 5:47 am GMR Infrastructure Limited has announced it has received total first tranche consideration towards the sale of equity owned by its wholly-owned subsidiary GMR SEZ and Port Holdings Limited (GSPHL). The company had divested its entire 51% stake in Kakinada …
  • Setting up of petrochemical complex in Kakinada hangs fire as Centre, AP govt continue wrangling over VGF July 29, 2021 8:58 am The petrochemical complex, proposed to be jointly set up by GAIL and HPCL at Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh, seems to be getting delayed as the Centre and the state governments wrangle over the viability gap funding (VGF). While the Centre insists that the Rs …
  • AP Maritime Board to issue comfort letter to H-Energy for Kakinada LNG terminal July 21, 2021 10:05 am The Andhra Pradesh government has granted permission to the State’s maritime board to issue a comfort letter to East Coast Concessions Pvt Ltd promoted by H-Energy for building a ₹1,600 crore LNG receiving and re-gasification terminal at Kakinada Deep …
  • Aker Solutions awarded FEED contract for the Kakinada LNG regassification project July 5, 2021 10:20 am Such news is a result of a newly signed contract between Aker Solutions and Crown LNG, which includes an option for engineering, procurement, construction, installation, and commissioning (EPCIC) of the terminal. The above will be confirmed upon final …
  • GMR to re-energise gas fired plants, monetise land at Krishnagiri, Kakinada June 21, 2021 3:44 pm GMR Infrastructure Ltd has charted out a multi-pronged strategy to pare debt by monetisation of land assets in Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh and Krishnagiri in Tamil Nadu, and other locations, while reviving stranded gas fired power projects and exploring …
  • AP delegation meets Union Petroleum Minister seeking support for Kakinada petrochemical complex June 16, 2021 3:53 pm A delegation led by Andhra Pradesh Industries Minister Mekapati Gautham Reddy met with Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan in Delhi today requesting the Centre to expedite a feasibility study to set up a petrochemical complex in Kakinada. This …
  • Norway’s Crown LNG to build 7.2 mt LNG terminal offshore Kakinada June 12, 2021 2:02 pm Norway’s Crown LNG Holding AS (Crown LNG) said it has initiated the development of an LNG terminal with an annual re-gasification capacity of 7.2 million tonnes a year located offshore Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh. Crown LNG India AS, a subsidiary of Crown …
  • Kakinada Petro Complex will be reality: Dharmendra Pradhan June 11, 2021 10:00 pm VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy reiterated his appeal to Dharmendra Pradhan, Union minister for petroleum, natural gas and steel, to stop privatisation of the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP) and requested him to consider the alternatives …
  • Jagan urges Centre to start work on Petro Complex at Kakinada June 11, 2021 2:53 pm Chief Minister Y.S Jagan Mohan Reddy ended his two-day visit to New Delhi after meeting Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel Dharmendra Pradhan and Union Minister for Railways Piyush Goyal. Mr. Jagan Mohan Reddy had called on Union Home …
  • Covid patient refunded excess amount charged by Kakinada private hospital June 6, 2021 9:58 pm KAKINADA: In aftermath of an Aarogyasri patient receiving refund of the excess amount collected by a private hospital in Kakinada from a Coronavirus patient, there is growing demand from patients and family members that extra amounts collected from them …
  • 18-month-old girl infected with black fungus admitted to Kakinada GGH May 29, 2021 4:23 am By Express News Service KAKINADA/VIJAYAWADA: The first case of an infant infected with black fungus in the State was reported in Kakinada Government General Hospital on Friday. Dr Krishna Kishore, incharge of black fungus cases, said the baby hailing …
  • Translocation of 49 old trees in full swing in Kakinada city May 21, 2021 10:15 am The translocation of at least 49 trees, which are three-decade-old, is in full swing, aiming at conserving them instead of axing for construction of new buildings on the campus of the Kakinada Municipal Corporation office in East Godavari district. …
  • First suspected black fungus case in Andhra Pradesh reported in Kakinada May 16, 2021 2:01 am By Express News Service KAKINADA: A suspected black fungus case was reported at a private hospital in Kakinada. A 55- year-old man was reportedly infected with black fungus after his recovery from Covid-19.  If confirmed, this will be the first black …
  • Increase beds in Kakinada GGH to meet surge in Covid cases in EG: Collector May 9, 2021 5:55 am By Express News Service KAKINADA : A day after TNIE highlighted shortage of beds in Kakinada Government General Hospital, East Godavari District Collector D Muralidhar Reddy and Joint Collector (Development) Keerti Chekuri inspected the GGH on Saturday.  …
  • Kakinada GGH is jam packed with influx of Covid patients May 8, 2021 4:20 am Express News Service KAKINADA : Utter chaos prevailed at Kakinada Government General Hospital on Thursday night as the GGH authorities found it extremely difficult to accommodate nearly 200 Covid-19 patients in the limited number of beds available. Despite …
  • 15 private hospitals designated for COVID treatment in Kakinada, Rajamahendravaram April 25, 2021 1:40 pm The State government has designated 15 private hospitals as COVID hospitals in Kakinada and Rajamahendravaram cities in East Godavari district to tackle the spread of the dreaded disease. By Sunday, as many as 27 hospitals including three government …
  • Migratory birds change habitat from Kakinada Coast April 16, 2021 3:53 am KAKINADA: With the development activity increasing in the vicinity of Kakinada Deep Water Port, the habitat of migratory birds has come under threat. The migratory birds, as a result, changed their routes towards Uppada shore and Yanam. The mudflats near …
  • Rs. 50 lakh each to two killed in Kakinada blast March 13, 2021 2:29 am KAKINADA: A probe has been ordered into chemical reactor blast at the pharmaceutical company in Autonagar area of Sarpavaram near Kakinada. Two employees died and another four were injured in the blast on Thursday. The Factories Department had previously …
  • Farmers to get back 2,000 acres notified for Kakinada SEZ February 24, 2021 9:49 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State Cabinet which met under the chairmanship of Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday, resolved to return the 2,180 acres of land notified for acquisition for the Kakinada Special Economic Zone (KSEZ) to …
  • Rice exports pick up momentum on easing of congestion at Kakinada port February 19, 2021 11:05 am Indian rice exports gained momentum this week after an additional port was opened in the country’s biggest rice-handling facility, potentially easing congestion. Waiting periods at the Kakinada Anchorage Port had reached up to four weeks, compared with …
  • Commerce Ministry’s Board of Approval clears GMR’s stake sale in Kakinada SEZ February 13, 2021 7:18 pm The Board of Approval on special economic zones in the ministry of commerce and industry has approved the sale of equity held by GMR Infrastructure Ltd in Kakinada SEZ Ltd which is implementing a port-based multi-product SEZ in Kakinada. The Development …
  • YSRC Kakinada corporator Kampara Ramesh killed brutally February 13, 2021 1:49 pm KAKINADA: Kampara Ramesh, corporator of ninth division in Kakinada Municipal Corporation, was brutally killed, allegedly by his friend Gurajana Chinna. It is stated Chinna ran the corporator over with his car multiple time in drunken rage at a car washing …
  • Reinstallation of TU-142 aircraft commences on Kakinada beach February 12, 2021 8:43 pm The Andhra Pradesh Urban Infrastructure Asset Management Limited (APUIAM) has commenced the reinstallation of the decommissioned aircraft TU-142 M on the three-acre campus proposed to develop an aircraft museum on the Kakinada beach in East Godavari …
  • Multiple faculty enrolment shocks Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University in Kakinada January 22, 2021 5:24 am Express News Service ONGOLE: Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada (JNTUK) has issued notices to the managements of several affiliated engineering colleges in Prakasam district following irregularities pertaining to enrolment of same faculty …
  • Aurobindo Realty to buy 41.12 per cent stake in Kakinada Seaports January 17, 2021 4:13 pm Hyderabad-based Aurobindo Realty and Infrastructure Pvt Ltd will acquire a 41.12% stake in Kakinada Seaports Ltd, the second port investment in four months by the real estate and infrastructure venture formed by the promoters of Mumbai-listed Aurobindo …
  • Another special train to run between Kakinada to Secunderabad to clear Sankranti rush January 14, 2021 9:54 am Image Source : PTI Trains parked at a railway station. (Representational image) The South Central Railway (SCR) zone will run a one-way special train on Monday from Kakinada to Secunderabad to clear the Sankranti rush. "In order to clear extra rush …
  • Re-install Nehru's statue, PCC demands Kakinada civic body January 7, 2021 11:59 pm KAKINADA: Pradesh Congress Committee president Sake Sailajanath demanded that the Kakinada Municipal Corporation (KMC) re-install the statue of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru at Balaji Cheruvu centre here. Party activists, led by Sailajanath and former Union …
  • Indian Skimmer sighted at creek on Kakinada coast January 3, 2021 7:04 am ‘Need of the hour is to declare the area an extension of Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary’ The picturesque creek on the northern side of Kumbabhisekham mudflat on the Kakinada coast is home to 8% of the global matured population of the endangered Indian Skimmer …
  • RIL, BP start gas production at ultra-deep-water R-cluster field off Kakinada coast December 18, 2020 1:17 pm MUMBAI: Reliance Industries (RIL) and BP Plc have started production from the R-cluster, ultra-deep-water gas field in block KG D6 off the east coast of India, a joint statement said Friday. RIL and BP are developing three deepwater gas projects in block …
  • Group formed by friends plants 23,000 saplings in Andhra's Kakinada December 6, 2020 3:41 am By Express News Service KAKINADA: ‘All is Well’ Foundation, an environment-protection group formed by eight friends, has planted around 23,000 saplings in Kakinada and its surrounding villages. The foundation, whose idea was conceived by one N Kishore …
  • Sembmarine Kakinada faces liquidation November 12, 2020 5:20 pm Attempts to revive Sembmarine Kakinada Ltd, the bankrupt ship repair and fabrication facility have hit a dead end with no responses to the call for EoI. The deadline ended on October 30. Kolkata-based defence PSU Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers …
  • Don’t force Kakinada Municipal Corporation to send ‘return gift’ November 6, 2020 4:31 am By Express News Service KAKINADA: Henceforth, denizens of the Kakinada Municipal Corporation (KMC) need to think twice before dumping garbage indiscriminately on roads and at street corners. The garbage the households indiscriminately dump on roads and …
  • Deep depression crosses Kakinada coast in AP October 13, 2020 9:44 am 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 October 13, 2020 9:27 am 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, …
  • Heavy rains lash Andhra Pradesh as deep depression crosses coast near Kakinada October 13, 2020 7:19 am 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 …
  • Deep depression crosses AP coast near Kakinada October 13, 2020 6:33 am The deep depression from the Bay of Bengal crossed the North Andhra Pradesh coast close to Kakinada between 6.30 am and 7.30 this (Wednesday) morning with maximum sustained wind speed of 55-65 km/hr gusting to 75 km/hr, almost along the lines of …
  • Andhras' Kakinada rural police arrests five for theft at 4 East Godavari temples  October 5, 2020 4:25 am By Express News Service KAKINADA/ANANTAPUR: Kakinada rural police on Sunday arrested five persons in connection with the theft at four temples in East Godavari district. In-charge DSP V Bhima Rao told the media that, Indrapalem sub-inspector K …
  • Made-in-India Coast Guard fast patrol vessel reaches Kakinada port October 5, 2020 4:25 am By Express News Service KAKINADA: CGS Kanaklata Barua, a state-of-the-art Coast Guard Fast Patrol Vessel commissioned on September 30, arrived at Kakinada port, its permanent base, on Sunday. The vessel, equipped with state-of-the-art navigation and …
  • GMR Infrastructure to sell Kakinada SEZ, port biz to Aurobindo Realty September 25, 2020 9:13 pm GMR Infrastructure (GIL) on Friday announced signing of definitive agreements for the sale of 51 per cent equity owned by its wholly-owned subsidiary GMR SEZ and Port Holding in Kakinada SEZ (KSEZ) to Aurobindo Realty and Infrastructure. According to the …
  • GMR Group’s move to sell stake in Kakinada port a breach of concession pact, says AP Govt September 25, 2020 5:08 pm GMR Group’s move to sell the 100 per cent equity held by Kakinada SEZ Ltd in Kakinada Gateway Port Ltd violates the concession agreement signed in 2018 and does not have the backing of the Andhra Pradesh government, multiple sources said. GMR …
  • GMR Infra to sell stake in Kakinada SEZ to Aurobindo Realty for ₹2,610 cr.s September 25, 2020 11:33 am GMR Infrastructure is selling its entire 51% stake in Kakinada SEZ (KSEZ) to Aurobindo Realty and Infrastructure (ARIPL), in a ₹2,610 crore deal. Definitive agreements for the sale of the equity by wholly-owned subsidiary GMR SEZ and Port Holding (GSPHL) …
  • GMR divesting stake worth Rs 2,610 crore in Kakinada SEZ September 25, 2020 8:21 am Share00 Kakinada/New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Infrastructure major GMR Infrastructure Limited (GIL) is divesting its entire 51 per cent stake in Kakinada Special Economic Zone (KSEZ), amounting up to Rs 2,610 crore to reduce indebtedness. “GIL today …
  • GMR Infra share price rises over 3% on stake sale in Kakinada SEZ September 25, 2020 7:35 am GMR Infrastructure Ltd on Friday announced the signing of definitive agreements for the sale of entire 51 per cent equity owned by its wholly-owned subsidiary GMR SEZ and Port Holding Ltd (GSPHL) in Kakinada SEZ Ltd to Aurobindo Realty and Infrastructure …
  • GMR Infra to divest 51% stake in Kakinada SEZ to Aurobindo Realty September 25, 2020 6:24 am In a regulatory filing, GMR Infrastructure announced the signing of definitive agreements for the sale of entire 51 per cent stake owned by its wholly-owned subsidiary GMR SEZ and Port Holding Ltd (GSPHL) in Kakinada SEZ Ltd (KSEZ) to Aurobindo Realty and …
  • GMR Infrastructure gains 4% on stake sale in Kakinada SEZ September 25, 2020 5:43 am Shares of GMR Infrastructure gained 4 per cent to Rs 22 on the BSE on Friday after the company said the GMR Group would divest its entire 51 per cent stake in Kakinada SEZ to reduce debt. “The company has signed definitive agreements for the sale of equity …
  • GMR to sell 51 per cent stake in Kakinada SEZ to Aurobindo Realty September 25, 2020 5:43 am HYDERABAD: GMR Infra Friday announced the signing of agreements for the sale of its entire 51% stake in the Kakinada SEZ to Aurobindo Realty for Rs 2,610 crore. The SEZ’s subsidiary Kakinada Gateway Port will also be sold. Out of the total consideration, …
  • GMR Infra's SEZ unit to sell 51% stake in Kakinada SEZ to Aurobindo Realty September 25, 2020 5:25 am GMR Infrastructure Limited on Friday said it had signed an agreement to sell its stake in Kakinada SEZ Limited (KSEZ) to Aurobindo Realty., Its wholly-owned subsidiary GMR SEZ and Port Holding Limited (GSPHL) will sell its entire 51% stake in Kakinada SEZ …
  • GMR to sell 51% stake in Kakinada SEZ to Aurobindo Realty at Rs 2,610 Crore September 25, 2020 4:54 am GMR Infrastructure Limited on Friday announced divestment of the group's entire stake in Kakinada SEZ Limited (KSEZ). The company in a statement said that the GMR SEZ and Port Holding Limited, a subsidiary of GMR Infra, is selling the 51 per cent …
  • GMR Infrastructure Ltd announces divestment of Group's entire stake in Kakinada SEZ Limited September 25, 2020 4:52 am GMR Infrastructure Limited ("GIL" or "Company") today announced signing of definitive agreements for the sale of equity owned by its wholly owned subsidiary GMR SEZ and Port Holding Limited ("GSPHL") of its entire 51% stake in …
  • COVID-19 positive YSRCP MLA airlifted from Kakinada to Bengaluru September 6, 2020 7:34 pm By ANI EAST GODAVARI: YSR Congress Party MLA Dorababu Pendem, who was tested positive for COVID-19, was airlifted from Kakinada to a hospital in Bangalore on Saturday. As per East Godavari district collector Muralidhar Reddy, MLA's kin has a hospital …
  • Airtel launches XStream Fiber Home Broadband in Rajahmundry and Kakinada August 19, 2020 1:00 pm Bharti Airtel ("Airtel"), India's largest private home broadband player, today announced the launch of its ultra-fast 'Airtel Xstream Fiber' Home Broadband service in Rajahmundry and Kakinada. Along with the rest of India, Rajahmundry …
  • To conserve mangroves, GMR Energy to stop dredging in mudflats off Kakinada coast June 2, 2020 6:24 pm GMR Energy Limited has been directed to stop dredging in the Kumbabhishekham mudflat off the Kakinada coast in Andhra Pradesh to protect the mangroves. The company was directed by the State Forest Department to remove a bund close to the mudflat adjacent …
  • GMR told to stop dredging in Kakinada May 29, 2020 5:21 pm The Forest Department has directed GMR Energy Limited to stop dredging activity in the Kumbabhishekham mudflat with immediate effect. It has also ordered the removal of the bund around the mangrove cover adjacent to the company’s 220 MW barge-mounted power …
  • Amphan cyclone: Uppada coast, Kakinada port on alert May 19, 2020 8:23 am Kakinada: The impact of Amphan cyclone is being felt at Kakinada-Uppada Coast with the sea turning very rough at U. Kothapalli and some of the coastal areas in East Godavari district. A second warning has been issued at Kakinada Port.  Sea surged nearly 10 …
  • Tension prevails at Kakinada mangrove site May 15, 2020 2:27 pm Tension prevailed on the 100-acre Kakinada mangrove cover site as locals gathered there to prevent the fact-finding team of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) from inspecting the ongoing ground levelling on the Kakinada coast. A majority of those who thronged …
  • Covid-19: Toys maker Pals Plush at Kakinada SEZ to make PPE kits for medical fraternity April 9, 2020 6:07 pm Pals Plush India, a manufacturer of soft toys and accessories, operating out of the GMR Kakinada SEZ has begun manufacture of ‘Personal Protection Equipment’ kits for the medical fraternity during efforts to tackle the coronavirus pandemic. The company has …
  • 4 in Kakinada hospital on suspicion of Covid-19 March 16, 2020 7:54 am
  • Coronavirus scare: South Korea returnee shifted to isolation ward in Kakinada March 4, 2020 11:30 am By IANS VIJAYAWADA: A software engineer with suspected symptoms of coronavirus was admitted to government-run hospital in Kakinada town of Andhra Pradesh, doctors said on Wednesday. Within hours of the state government claiming that the state has no …
  • Coronavirus scare: North Korea returnee shifted to isolation ward in Kakinada March 4, 2020 7:46 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A software engineer, who recently returned from North Korea to his native in East Godavari district, was shifted to the isolation ward in the district headquarters hospital suspecting to be infected by the coronavirus. …
  • Barbeque Nation opens outlet in Kakinada February 11, 2020 6:10 pm Barbeque Nation, a casual dining restaurant chain, has announced the launch of its first outlet in Kakinada in the East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. This is Barbeque Nation’s 144th outlet in the country and the seventh in Andhra Pradesh. Barbeque …
  • Barge ferrying 600 tonnes of rice sinks near seashore in Kakinada February 10, 2020 4:11 am By Express News Service KAKINADA: A barge transporting 600 tonnes of rice to a ship, sank near the seashore in Kakinada. According to port officials, a barge named KKD - 81 belonging to a rice exporter named Satyam Balaji Rice was carrying 600 tonnes of …
  • Adani Ports set to buy greenfield facility, SEZ in Kakinada from GMR Group January 22, 2020 1:07 pm Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ) is set to buy an under-construction greenfield commercial port in Kakinada and the adjoining SEZ located at Kona village in Thondangi mandal of East Godavari district, promoted by the Hyderabad-based GMR …
  • Shocking: 8-year-old teen sexually abuses UKG girl in AP's Kakinada district January 18, 2020 1:41 am By Express News Service KAKINADA: In a shocking incident, two boys, aged 14 and eight, allegedly sexually abused a four-year-old girl after luring her to a terrace to fly a kite. The crime was committed in Recherlapeta of Kakinada city on Thursday …
  • YSR Congress, Jana Sena cadres clash in Andhra Pradesh's Kakinada January 13, 2020 7:27 am By Express News Service KAKINADA: Tension prevailed in the city on Sunday when Jana Sena cadre were allegedly attacked by YSRC activists when the former tried to besiege the residence of MLA Dwarampudi Chandrasekhar Reddy in protest against his abusive …
  • Sai Praneeth gets hitched to Swetha Jayanthi in Kakinada December 10, 2019 1:06 am
  • Kakinada murder: Deepthi Sri Ishani's body fished out of Upputeru canal  November 26, 2019 12:30 am By Express News Service KAKINADA : The body of six-year-old Deepthi Sri Ishani was fished out of Upputeru canal at the Indrapalem bridge in Kakinada on Monday three days after she was abducted from her school and killed by her stepmother Santhi Kumari on …
  • Kakinada: Youth beaten to death for Rs 2 November 10, 2019 8:09 pm Kakinada: A petty dispute over two rupees has led to the loss of a life and also exposed the plight of construction and daily wage workers. The incident occurred in Valasapakala village, Kakinada Rural mandal, East Godavari district on Saturday evening. …
  • Special trains from Sec’bad to Kakinada October 30, 2019 7:29 pm
  • Court stays demolition of Kakinada's Bhaskara apartment October 11, 2019 2:59 am By Express News Service KAKINADA: Residents of Bhaskara Estate under the aegis of the all-party committee are planning to launch a relay hunger strike seeking justice. The residents of the apartment at Satya Prasanna Nagar in the city were evacuated …
  • Kakinada port order under scanner September 18, 2019 11:29 pm
  • H-Energy to build LNG terminal at Kakinada September 9, 2019 2:49 pm H-Energy, engaged in building LNG terminals and laying natural gas pipelines, is constructing a LNG terminal here to cater to the requirements of domestic consumers in Andhra Pradesh. A port service agreement was signed in Hyderabad between East Coast …
  • STL transforms Kakinada into a Smart City August 29, 2019 8:51 am Sterlite Technologies Ltd (STL) [BSE: 532374, NSE: STRTECH], a global data network solutions company, announces the successful completion of its Smart City project in Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, India. The city of Kakinada has been a strategic port, with …
  • Trivikram Srinivas’s Kakinada connect August 6, 2019 2:31 am Top director Trivikram Srinivas was recently in Kakinada for the trailer launch of Sharwanand-starrer Ranarangam. “This is the second time I have visited Kakinada,” recalled the ace director, adding, “I first visited this city for a job that I was hoping I …
  • Kakinada: Teachers force kids to act as man, wife August 2, 2019 9:22 pm KAKINADA: Shocking news has emerged from Urlagudem in Chintalapudi mandal of West Godavari district about a ‘demo rape’ in a primary school in Urlagudem. It is alleged that two teachers in the school asked a Class IV male student and a Class I female …
  • Kakinada: Four held for sexual assaulting girl July 10, 2019 12:28 am Kakinada: Three Town Police on Tuesday took four accused in a gang rape case into custody. According to sources, a youth lured a girl claiming that he was in love with her and promised to marry her. He took her to a house where he raped her. Later, he …
  • Three admitted to Kakinada hospital after TDP workers attack YSRC partymen June 11, 2019 3:48 am By Express News Service KAKINADA: YSR Congress and TDP workers clashed at B Kothuru village in Pithapuram mandal on Sunday night. According to information, some YSRC workers attended a local festival at Chebrolu village in Gollaprolu. ALSO READ: YSRC, TDP …
  • Kakinada: Son kills man, mother helps to bury him June 10, 2019 8:36 pm  Police said, Gopireddy Eswara Rao, a resident of Kothuru, a hamlet of Thimmapuram in Kakinada Rural mandal of East Godavari, used to come home drunk and beat his wife Lakshmi and his adopted son Jeevan Kumar. When it happened again on the night of April …
  • AP EAMCET Results 2019 date: JNTU Kakinada releasing result after May 27 May 27, 2019 4:24 am AP EAMCET Results 2019: The candidates who have appeared for the AP EAMCET download their result from sche.ap.gov.in/eamcet AP EAMCET Results 2019: The result for the Andhra Pradesh EAMCET examination is not releasing today, that is, May 27, 2019. When …
  • Blockade at Kakinada station affects office-goers May 21, 2019 1:28 am
  • British era rifles unearthed in Kakinada May 20, 2019 5:15 pm Ten single-barrel rifles without gunstock, supposedly belonging to the British period, were unearthed by workers at a construction site in Ashok Nagar of Kakinada in East Godavari on Monday. According to the Kakinada II-Town police, workers at the site of …
  • Blockade at Kakinada stn affects office-goers May 20, 2019 7:53 am
  • Summer specials to Hyderabad, Vizag, Kakinada May 19, 2019 4:04 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: South Central Railway (SCR) will run summer special trains between Hyderabad and Visakhapatnam and Secunderabad and Kakinada Town (via Kazipet, Rayanapadu, Bhimavaram Town) from May 23 onwards. Train no. 07461 …
  • Summer specials to Kakinada, Secunderabad , Tirupati May 14, 2019 5:30 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: South Central Railway (SCR) will run summer special trains between various destinations from Tuesday onwards to clear extra rush of passengers.Train no. 07210 Kakinada Town-Tirupati special train will depart Kakinada …
  • Kakinada: 6 members of militia body surrender before police April 15, 2019 9:41 pm Kakinada: One member of the Sabari Dalam  and five militia members of local organisation squad (LOS) surrendered before the Superintendent of Police Vishal Gunni on Monday. Mr Gunni told reporters here that Vanjam Motu of Bandigumpu village of Pega …
  • Kakinada: Man killed for alleged rape bid March 26, 2019 11:32 am Kakinada: Nagalla Venkata Ramana, 40, was murdered by his second wife's sister and her mother on Monday. They threw chilly powder in his eyes and then hit him with iron rod after he allegedly attempted to rape a girl from the family, according to …
  • Split likely in Kakinada as disagreement over ticket to sitting MLA deepens March 10, 2019 4:01 am By Express News Service KAKINADA: The politics of Kakinada has been hotting up of late with a section of local corporators opposing the candidature of sitting Kakinada urban MLA Vanamadi Kondababu in the coming polls. The rebels had written a letter to …
  • Special train from Kakinada Town to Secunderabad January 21, 2019 3:34 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: South Central Railway will operate a one-way special train between Kakinada Town to Secunderabad (via Rajahmundry, Bhimavaram Town, Rayanapadu) to clear the extra rush of passengers. The train consists of AC II tier, AC …
  • Kakinada: Prices of prize cocks soar high as Sankranti begins January 13, 2019 10:01 pm Kakinada: There is a huge spurt in price of roosters — from Rs 5,000 to Rs 1 lakh — on the eve of Sankranti, which begins on Monday. Earlier, there was a dip in prices following a campaign against cockfights. Some even believed they may not be allowed to …
  • Kakinada Gateway Port Ltd holds Ground-breaking Ceremony for greenfield Kakinada Port January 5, 2019 10:57 am Kakinada Gateway Port Ltd, today held the ground-breaking ceremony for the development of Greenfield commercial port near Kona village in East Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh. The foundation stone was laid by Hon'ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, …
  • Kakinada: BJP workers block Chandrababu Naidu's convoy, district president held January 5, 2019 12:42 am [India], Jan 5 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu's convoy was blocked allegedly by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders while he was going to attend various programs in Kakinada on Friday. The BJP leaders blocked Naidu's …
  • YSRCP secures 76% seats in MPTC, sweeps in ZPTC elections in East Godavari September 21, 2021 4:19 am Result on hold in three segments as termites eat ballot papers and some got wet. The YSCRP registered a sweeping victory with 764 MPTC seats and 58 ZPTC seats in the East Godavari district. In MPTC elections, the YSRCP has secured 76% of seats among the …
  • Ballots damaged by termites and get wet in rain water in AP September 19, 2021 8:04 pm KAKINADA: As the counting for MPTCs and ZPTC elections in Andhra Pradesh was held on Sunday, poll officials at a few centres were surprised to find that the ballots were not kept safely. Some of them were damaged by insects like termites and some ballots …
  • Andhra police raids illegal arrack producers, arrests 32 August 18, 2021 9:24 am The Andhra Pradesh police in east Godavari district carried out a series of raids to check illegal arrack production, leading to the arrest of 32 people. Acting on east Godavari district Superintendent of Police (SP) M. Ravindranath Babu’s orders, police …
  • TD leaders, including Rajappa, Ayyanna arrested July 10, 2021 12:43 am KAKINADA: Tension prevailed in Rowthulapudi of East Godavari district on Friday as senior Telugu Desam leaders, including former ministers, tried to hold a meeting in the village for highlighting illegal mining at Bommidikiladdu and other villages in …
  • Covid-19 hits Ugadi celebrations in Andhra Pradesh April 14, 2021 12:27 am KAKINADA: The traditional Ugadi celebrations remained muted in Godavari districts because of the surging cases of Covid-19 disease. The state government used to celebrate Ugadi as an official festival by arranging Panchanga Sravanam (citation of the Telugu …
  • Near clean sweep by YSRCP in municipal polls March 15, 2021 6:08 pm Close to two years after coming to power, the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) handed yet another crushing defeat to the TDP and the BJP-Jana Sena Party alliance by winning all 11 municipal corporations and 69 out of 71 municipalities/nagar panchayats that …
  • Andhra ULB polls: BJP, Jana Sena fail to make a mark March 15, 2021 4:58 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The BJP-Jana Sena alliance, which has been aiming to grow in Andhra Pradesh, drew a blank in most of the municipalities and two of the three municipal corporations. Although Jana Sena emerged a better performer between …
  • Rs. 50 lakh each to two killed in Kakinada blast March 13, 2021 2:29 am KAKINADA: A probe has been ordered into chemical reactor blast at the pharmaceutical company in Autonagar area of Sarpavaram near Kakinada. Two employees died and another four were injured in the blast on Thursday. The Factories Department had previously …
  • Andhra Pradesh records 64.34 percent polling in civic elections March 12, 2021 1:07 am Vijayawada: Voting percentage in urban local body polls in the state has gone up to 64.34 from the previously assessed 62.28 per cent in Andhra Pradesh, it was announced on Thursday. The state election commission and municipal administrations announced …
  • AP records 62.28% polling in largely peaceful municipal polls March 12, 2021 1:07 am VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh has registered an overall 62.28 per cent polling in elections held for urban local bodies throughout the state on Wednesday. The voting percentage is expected to go up further. Both State Election Commission (SEC) and municipal …
  • Filing of nominations begins peacefully for gram panchyat polls phase-I in AP January 31, 2021 1:30 am Vijayawada: Filing of nominations for Phase I of Gram Panchayat polls began on Friday in a peaceful manner across Andhra Pradesh. No incident was reported from any part of the state, police said. As the nominations for village sarpanch and ward member are …
  • Jagan to give away 30 lakh house sites to the poor in AP December 24, 2020 11:24 pm Kakinada: The stage is set for distribution of about 30 lakh house sites to the homeless poor in Andhra Pradesh under a special state government scheme. East Godavari will see Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy arriving for the launch of distributions at …
  • Angry AP fishermen storm Divi’s plant over pollution threat December 18, 2020 1:37 am Kakinada: Hundreds of farmers and fishermen, backed by Left parties, damaged an under-construction plant of Divi’s Laboratories Limited at Kothapakala village in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh on Thursday. The protesters barged into the plant by …
  • Reach out to rain-hit paddy farmers: Lokesh October 20, 2020 9:52 am TDP national general secretary N. Lokesh on Monday asked the State government to come to the rescue of the farmers by giving them ₹25,000 per acre as compensation for the loss suffered due to inundation of standing paddy crops following the recent rains in …
  • Heavy rain batters Andhra, Telangana, Odisha October 13, 2020 1:18 pm 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 …
  • Three, including 2-year-old, killed as rain batters Andhra Pradesh October 13, 2020 2:44 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Three people died and two were injured in rain-related incidents in Visakhapatnam and Kadapa districts as heavy to very heavy rains, under the influence of a depression in the Bay of Bengal, battered the north coastal …
  • Breaches cause huge damage to cotton and paddy crops September 16, 2020 6:38 am Minister promises to discuss with CM the modernisation of Yeleru Irrigation System Agriculture Minister K. Kannababu said that 26 breaches to canals had been reported across the Yeleru Irrigation System (YIS) by Tuesday evening. The breaches were due to …
  • Andhra's East Godavari district COVID-19 count crosses 2,000-mark July 7, 2020 2:53 am By Express News Service KAKINADA: East Godavari district reported 192 coronavirus cases on Monday, taking the count to 2,147.  Of the 192 cases, 81 were reported from Kakinada Urban, 23 from Kakinada Rural, 22 from Peddapuram, 13 from Rajamahendravaram …
  • Andhra Pradesh police file cases against TDP leaders over second marriage of ex-MLA's son June 14, 2020 3:10 am By Express News Service KAKINADA: Tuni police have filed cases under SC, ST Atrocities against TDP leaders Yanamala Ramakrishnudu, Peddapuram MLA Nimmakayala Chinna Rajappa, Pilli Radhakrishna, third son of former MLA Pilli Anantha Lakshmi, and his parents …
  • Tension prevails at Kakinada mangrove site May 15, 2020 2:27 pm Tension prevailed on the 100-acre Kakinada mangrove cover site as locals gathered there to prevent the fact-finding team of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) from inspecting the ongoing ground levelling on the Kakinada coast. A majority of those who thronged …
  • Tea seller, 2 truck drivers test +ve April 29, 2020 3:54 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Two more truck drivers — one from Ramavarrapadu in Vijayawada and another from Gannavaram, and a tea seller  with shops in Auto Nagar and Karmika Nagar — tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday. Meanwhile, with 13 …
  • Five of a family test positive in East Godavari district April 20, 2020 3:38 am Five persons of a family tested positive for COVID-19 after another member of the family, a 28-year-old woman, was declared positive for the virus on Saturday. The family resides in the Mangalavarampeta area under Rajamahendravaram Municipal Corporation ( …
  • Three women, two girls test positive in East Godavari April 11, 2020 6:37 am Three women and two girls aged 3 years and 10 years respectively have been tested positive for coronavirus in Kathipudi area of Shankaravam mandal in East Godavari district on Friday. Of the postive patients, a 50-year-old woman and the 10-year-old girl …
  • Morning walker dies after lorry hits her, cops suspect low visibility due to fog December 29, 2019 11:29 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Two women were hit by a lorry when they were on their morning walk in Peddapuram Mandal of East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh on Sunday.  While one of them died on the spot, her friend suffered severe injuries. The …
  • One washed away, reservoirs full, first flood warning issued in Krishna district October 25, 2019 5:04 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: One person was washed away in Srikakulam district as rains continued to lash several parts of the State on Thursday. Prakasam Barrage has been receiving heavy inflows and the Krishna district administration issued first …
  • Non-profit group Mana Peddapuram launches ‘Rice for plastic’ drive to save earth, fight hunger October 5, 2019 3:10 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Amid nationwide attempts to make India plastic-free, a non-profit group from East Godavari has come up with its ‘rice for plastic’ initiative, to make people give up products made of the synthetic material. The group, known …
  • Streets flooded after water storage tank breaches due to rain in Peddapuram in AP June 24, 2019 3:01 am Category: Andhra Pradesh, News Posted by Neha Published: Jun 24, 2019, 7:43 am IST Updated: Jun 24, 2019, 7:43 am IST East Godavari (Andhra Pradesh): After a water storage tank was damaged due to rain here on Sunday, streets, and houses in Peddapuram town …
  • 10 arrested for lynching Dalit in East Godavari village, SC/ST case registered May 31, 2019 6:56 am By Express News Service KAKINADA: The police on Thursday arrested 10 persons in connection with lynching of a Dalit in Singampalli village panchayat of East Godavari district on Wednesday. Peddapuram DSP Ch V Rama Rao said the arrested included Kadiyam …
  • YSR Congress leads in 151 Assembly, 24 Lok Sabha seats in Andhra Pradesh May 23, 2019 9:33 am Of the 18 Assembly segments and 3 Lok Sabha seats in East Godavari district, candidates of the Opposition YSR Congress Party are in the lead in a majority seats from the very beginning of the counting of votes on Thursday morning. By the afternoon, the …
  • Pesticide mixed in tank, watchman averts tragedy April 22, 2019 5:56 am By Express News Service ELURU:  A major tragedy was averted at Kumaradevam village in Kovvur mandal on Sunday with the timely action of a watchman of a water tank. Some unidentified miscreants mixed pesticide in the sump.  The village with a population of …
  • Naidu out to fool people again, says Jagan April 2, 2019 5:12 am YSR Congress Party president Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday alleged that Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu would play every trick in the book in the next ten days to win the elections. Addressing an election meeting at Sringavarapukota of Vizianagaram …
  • Andhra Minister faces public ire during poll campaigning in his constituency April 1, 2019 12:34 am [India], Apr 1 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister (Home) N Chinarajappa faced an awkward situation when he found himself on the receiving end of public anger in the Peddapuram Assembly constituency here. Angry villagers did not allow Chinarajappa …
  • Pawan Kalyan led JSP releases fourth list of candidates March 19, 2019 5:46 pm [India], Mar 19 (ANI): Actor turned politician, Pawan Kalyan led Jan Sena party on Thursday released the fourth list of candidates for the upcoming General and Assembly elections in Andhra Pradesh. The list contains the name of one candidate for the Lok …
  • AP polls: Why TDP chose Mangalagiri for Lokesh? March 16, 2019 9:31 am VIJAYAWADA: It is the lowest victory margin of YSRC in Mangalagiri, which has made chief minister and TDP president N Chandrababu Naidu decide on fielding his son and political heir Nara Lokesh. TDP lost to YSRC by 12 votes in 2014. Naidu, who scouted for …
  • TDP Candidates List 2019 March 15, 2019 4:52 am 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 March 14, 2019 7:26 pm 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 …
  • Thota Narasimham, P Vara Prasad join YSRCP March 13, 2019 12:13 pm [India], Mar 13 (ANI): Former MP Thota Narasimham joined YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) on Wednesday, a day after resigning from the Telugu Desam Party (TDP).   “We are not getting any response from Chandrababu Naidu as we approached him for tickets.  So I …
  • TDP demands removal of ineligible votes March 7, 2019 6:47 pm [India], Mar 7 (ANI): The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Thursday held a protest demanding the removal of ineligible votes. The TDP leaders from Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district appealed to the tahsildar to remove the ineligible votes. The villagers …
  • ‘Chalo Kathipudi’: Kapu leaders making arrangements January 29, 2019 7:39 am Even as the district police say the proposed ‘Chalo Kathipudi’ public meeting scheduled for January 31 does not have permission, Kapu leaders are making arrangements to make the programme grand success by involving representatives of the caste from all …
  • ‘Women should make better use of govt. schemes‘ January 14, 2019 5:14 pm Minister for Minorities Welfare and NTR Vaidya Seva N.M.D. Farooq on Sunday called upon women to make better use of the financial aid being provided by the government for the benefit of neo-natal mothers. “For those who undergo normal delivery in …
  • Deforestation: Road widening to wipe out 2,500 trees in Andhra Pradesh December 15, 2018 12:39 am By Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM: As many as 2,500 trees are going to be cut down between Rajanagaram and Samalkot in East Godavari district for road widening works. The widening of ADB Road, which was proposed long ago, has finally gained …
  • ‘Efforts on to strengthen Police Department’ December 13, 2018 6:24 am Home Minister N. Chinarajappa and Director-General of Police R.P. Thakur inaugurated the model police station at Sarpavaram in the city and the sub-divisional police office at Peddapuram town on Wednesday. Addressing a press conference here, Mr. …
  • Janasena president Pawan Kalyan joins Facebook; posts pictures with his mother November 1, 2018 4:50 pm Pawan Kalyan's mother donates an amount of Rs. 4 Lakhs as Janasena party fund.Twitter Telugu actor-politician Pawan Kalyan joined social networking site Facebook lately. Pawan Kalyan, who has been a part of active politics in the Telugu states, is one …
  • Assets of Sana Sathish Babu in centre of a CBI storm raided October 28, 2018 8:26 pm Kakinada: Teams from the Central Bureau of Investigation conducted raids on the properties of Hyderabad-based businessman Sana Sathish Babu, a central figure in the ongoing row in investigating agency, in Kakinada and his relative’s houses at Peddapuram …
  • Iron Man 2.0: Statue of Unity enters final countdown September 23, 2018 9:51 am Written by Aditi Raja , Aishwarya Mohanty | Updated: September 23, 2018 12:57:08 pm The height of the statue of Unity’ is 597 ft. Express Photo by Bhupendra Rana Just specks against the folds of the Statue of Unity’s dhoti, three workers in yellow hard …
  • Two brothers charred to death in Andhra Pradesh September 7, 2018 12:43 am Previous enmity was the motive for the killing, he said adding further investigation was on. Rajamahendravaram (AP) : Two Scheduled Caste men were charred to death after their house was allegedly set on fire by two others from the same community after a …
  • Andhra Pradesh gets respite from rains; low pressure likely August 18, 2018 12:12 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema regions got relief from continuous downpour as the areas received light rainfall on Friday.  According to Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), depression over western Madhya Pradesh has …
  • YS Jaganmohan Reddy sees CM’s graft in Polavaram July 26, 2018 1:49 am By Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM: Opposition Leader and YSRC chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Wednesday alleged that the TDP leaders and Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu had converted the Polavaram project into a ‘Kalpavruksham’ for taking bribe. He …
  • Aparna Enterprises to diversify into aluminium windows, structural profiles July 18, 2018 1:43 pm Aparna Enterprises Limited is diversifying into aluminium windows and structural frames by setting up a manufacturing unit near Hyderabad. The company expects to roll out these products soon. Part of the diversified Aparna Group, which is into construction …
  • Year after wedding, woman plots hubby’s murder with help of lover July 3, 2018 2:47 am By Express News Service KAKINADA: A woman allegedly murdered her husband with the help of her lover at Chandramampalli village in Peddapuram mandal. The body of the deceased was buried on the premises of a school by the accused. Kirlampudi police said the …
  • Vizianagaram JC II booked in DA case April 19, 2018 5:27 am 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 …
  • A ‘testing’ ride to the exam centre April 1, 2018 5:42 am Students on their way to appear for the SSC and Intermediate board examinations in several parts of the State have to face too many challenges: two of the most important being preparation and reaching the test centre in time. Quite unfortunate, but most of …
  • Andhra Pradesh government launches Purushottapatnam Lift Irrigation project to end water woes March 12, 2018 1:29 am RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM: The two-phase Purushottapatnam Lift Irrigation project (PLIP) is designed to serve the needs of East Godavari, Visakhapatnam and the other north Andhra districts. The Purushottapatnam Lift Scheme on the Left Main Canal of the Polavaram …
  • Deputy Chief Minister N Chinarajappa suspects YSRC-BJP pact February 20, 2018 12:30 am Deputy Chief Minister N Chinarajappa trying his hand at the Rifle Shooting competition at Peddapuram in East Godavari district on Monday | Express VIJAYAWADA: Amid the TDP-BJP war of words over Central assistance to the State, Deputy Chief Minister N …
  • Reliance to set up TV, handset making facility in Andhra Pradesh February 15, 2018 4:04 am HYDERABAD: Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries has decided to set up an electronics park, spread over 150 acres, in Andhra Pradesh's temple town Tirupati to make mobiles and televisions, involving huge undisclosed investments. Tirupati, which …
  • RIL to set up electrocnics park in Tirupati February 14, 2018 3:56 pm DH News Service, Hyderabad, Feb 14 2018, 20:46 IST Mukesh Ambani met Chandrababu Naidu to discuss a proposal of village-level malls in 5000 villages. PTI file photo. Reliance Industries (RIL) will be setting up a 150-acre electronics park in Tirupati in …
  • Mukesh Ambani meets Chandrababu Naidu February 14, 2018 7:23 am DH News Service, Hyderabad, Feb 14 2018, 12:08 IST Mukesh Ambani (left) with Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu. Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani's met Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu in Amaravati on Tuesday. …
  • Mukesh Ambani meets CM Naidu, plans to build electronic park in Tirupati  February 14, 2018 1:04 am Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu with Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani at the IGC in Velagapudi on Tuesday | Express VIJAYAWADA:  Reliance Industries chairman and managing director Mukesh Ambani who called on Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu …
  • Reliance can produce 10 mn Jio Phones in a year at its Tirupati plant February 13, 2018 4:59 pm Reliance Group would set up an electronic manufacturing park in 150 acres at Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh. The park will have a mobile phone manufacturing plant that can produce 10 million Jio Phones per year besides other electronic product facilities, …
  • Roosters up for sale as Sankranti nears January 12, 2018 4:26 am KAKINADA:Even as the High Court imposed a ban on ‘cockfights’ during Sankranti, organisers are making elaborate arrangements to conduct the sport during the harvest festival in twin Godavari districts this year. Realtors, traders, political leaders, …
  • Lecturer caught beating students on cam October 25, 2017 4:10 am VIJAYAWADA: A lecturer of Deeksha IIT & AIEEE Academy in Nandigama town of Krishna district was caught on camera whipping students for failing to complete work assigned to them. Though the incident took place in August, it came to light after the video …
  • Insulted over fees, Inter girl ends life October 25, 2017 3:35 am ANANTAPUR : A student of Sri Sai Residential Junior College committed suicide by hanging herself in her hostel room using a chunni here on Tuesday.OP Yamuna, who was from Kothacheruvu in the district, ended her life after she was humiliated by …
  • 72 students taken ill after midday meal at Jaggampeta BC welfare girls’ hostel October 24, 2017 4:19 am Students of the BC Welfare Girls’ Hostel in Jaggampeta being treated at a hospital in East Godavari district on Monday | Express KAKINADA: Seventy-two students of a BC Welfare Girls’ Hostel were hospitalised at Jaggampeta and Kakinada in East Godavari …
  • ‘Why are my yatra plans being stymied?’ October 9, 2017 6:26 am Kapu leader Mudragada Padmanabham on Sunday demanded that the State government should come out with the reasons for preventing him from touring the villages and meeting people from the community. In a letter addressed to Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu …
  • 10 lakh houses for poor in next two years: Finance Minister Ramakrishnudu October 3, 2017 3:09 am Finance Minister Yanamala Ramakrishnudu, Deputy Chief Minister N Chinarajappa, District Collector Kartikeya Mishra and others taking cleanliness pledge in Kakinada on Monday | Express KAKINADA: Finance Minister Yanamala Ramakrishnudu on Monday said that Rs …
  • Hydrogen Tankers Explode In Andhra Pradesh Oil Factory, None Hurt August 21, 2017 7:32 am Rajamahendravaram, Andhra Pradesh:  Three tankers carrying hydrogen gas exploded one after the other at a private oil factory at Samalkot in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district in the wee hours today, police said. The explosion led to a fire in …
  • Vijaywada: Banned currency notes worth Rs 5.31 lakh seized, eight arrested July 18, 2017 7:35 am VIJAYAWADA: Police seized banned currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 denominations valued at Rs 5.31 lakh and arrested eight persons here on Monday.Acting on a tip-off that Ura Venkateswara Rao (50), a businessman, and his associates were meeting to …
  • 80 per cent drop in sales after plastic rice scare in Visakhapatnam June 10, 2017 2:49 am VISAKHAPATNAM: As grocer Gopal was busy with his customers at Prahaladapuram on Friday morning, Digumarthi Swarajyam (40), a housewife from Aarilova, came to his shop and pestered him to take back the 15 kg rice she had purchased earlier. “I suspect that …
  • Tainted tahsildar nabbed, property worth Rs 5 crore discovered June 8, 2017 3:34 am VISAKHAPATNAM: Two weeks after criminal cases were booked on the advice of the district collector against the Visakhapatnam rural tahsildar, M Shankar Rao, sleuths of Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) nabbed him here on Wednesday. M Shankar Rao (File photo) The …
  • Aparna Group to commission Rs 320-cr tile factory in East Godavari May 23, 2017 11:11 am To take up luxury housing project, forays into affordable segment Hyderabad, May 23:   Real estate company Aparna Group is all set to commission a major backward integration project, a Rs 320-crore tile manufacturing unit at Peddapuram in East Godavari …
  • Demonetised notes worth Rs 1 crore seized from Visakhapatnam car garage May 12, 2017 2:26 am VISAKHAPATNAM: In a major haul, the City Task Force (CTF) arrested two persons and seized demonetised currency notes with a face value of Rs 99.95 lakh from a car garage in MVP Colony on Thursday. Having stocked up with the currency notes, the accused were …
  • I will get exposure to rural challenges: Lokesh April 19, 2017 3:10 am Highlighting the need for strengthening the rural areas to be self-sufficient, Panchayat Raj and IT Minister Nara Lokesh on Tuesday said each politician should have a clear idea about the living conditions of the rural dwellers and the challenges in the …
  • Trip turns tragic as 5 drown off NTR Beach in Kakinada April 7, 2017 12:06 am KAKINADA: A temple trip of a group of two families turned tragic as five members including three teenagers drowned in the Bay of Bengal off NTR Beach in Kakinada on Thursday afternoon, when they went into the waters to take a holy dip. Another two members …
  • Concern over Andhra Pradesh turning into hub of human trafficking March 9, 2017 12:56 am VIJAYAWADA: Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) are worried about the city becoming a major transit point for human trafficking where thousands of women and children are being trafficked by various gangs in the State. Pandit Nehru Bus Station and railway …
  • Indian treasures from the Royal Collection coming to Bradford next month February 17, 2017 8:30 am SOME of the finest Indian treasures from the Royal Collection will go on display in a touring exhibition coming to Bradford. Splendours of the Subcontinent: A Prince’s Tour of India 1875–76 - at Cartwright Hall in March - tells the story of the grand tour …
  • Flipkart Wholesale helps 600 brands from small cities expand across India September 13, 2021 12:01 pm Flipkart Wholesale, the digital B2B marketplace of e-commerce giant, said it is playing a key role in the success of many local and small brands by taking them to markets across the country. It is helping bridge the gap between them and Kiranas and …
  • As monsoon builds up, dry August takes damp turn in Telangana September 1, 2021 2:45 am By Express News Service HYDERABAD: With the Southwest monsoon active over Telangana, the State has been receiving heavy rainfall over the past few days, thereby making August record a normal rainfall this season.Many districts that had initially …
  • Andhra police raids illegal arrack producers, arrests 32 August 18, 2021 9:24 am The Andhra Pradesh police in east Godavari district carried out a series of raids to check illegal arrack production, leading to the arrest of 32 people. Acting on east Godavari district Superintendent of Police (SP) M. Ravindranath Babu’s orders, police …
  • Only 100 kilometres of sewer lines laid in 20 years in Hyderabad August 17, 2021 2:31 am HYDERABAD: The Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (HMWS&SB) has developed a mere 100 kilometres of sewerage network over a span of 20 years. Of the city’s sewerage lines spread over six zones, only two have the complete network in …
  • Covid drove demand for 3 BHKs in Hyderabad August 16, 2021 3:04 am By Express News Service HYDERABAD:  Several top realtors from Hyderabad said they have been witnessing an increased preference for 3BHKs over 2BHKs since the onset of Covid-19. They said buyers now want separate rooms while they work from homes, and need …
  • Agency villages in Andhra's twin Godavari districts cut off  July 25, 2021 4:55 am By Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM/VIJAYAWADA:  With heavy inflows into the Godavari, Agency areas in East and West Godavari districts have been completely cut off from the rest of the world. Flood level in the river at Polavaram cofferdam is …
  • Constant drizzle drenches city July 22, 2021 6:53 am Overcast sky and dim weather with steady drizzle marked the whole of Wednesday in the city of Hyderabad. Though the rain was not heavy at any point of time, it sprinkled continuously across the city since early morning, with no sight of the sun. It being a …
  • Rains in Telangana likely to subside from July 15: IMD July 15, 2021 5:30 am By Express News Service HYDERABAD:  The southwest monsoon was vigorous over Telangana during the 24 hours between 8.30 am on Tuesday and 8.30 am on Wednesday, with most parts of the State recording widespread rains. Telangana recorded 22.3 mm rainfall in …
  • Heavy rains pound Hyderabad July 14, 2021 4:46 am Heavy rains continued to batter the city on Tuesday, though the intensity and duration have come down compared to Monday night when it poured five centimetres maximum at a few locations. Drizzle and misty weather continued since morning, only to intensify …
  • Telangana government employee is helping poor and underprivileged from childhood July 11, 2021 5:24 am Express News Service HYDERABAD: Though we always say "be the change you want to see in the world", people seldom live by this principle. It’s easier said than done, no doubt. However, by taking it one step at a time, we can actually bring changes …
  • Duo involved in 19 chain snatchings arrested in Andhra June 26, 2021 11:30 am Andhra Pradesh police, early on Saturday morning, swooped in on a notorious chain snatching duo at Amalapuram in East Godavari district and arrested them. The arrested duo — Ethakota Srinu Babu (39) and Mallavarapu Durga Prasad (36), are responsible for as …
  • Paisabazaar rolls out its neo-lending strategy June 22, 2021 10:56 am Gurugram (Haryana) [India], June 22 (ANI/NewsVoir):A key part of Paisabazaar's long-term growth strategy is building neo-lending products with partners, to meet specific consumer need gaps. These innovative products would drive inclusiveness, by …
  • Hyderabad: Engineers, MSW graduate held for selling cars taken on hire June 14, 2021 5:52 pm Hyderabad Police on Monday arrested six people, including a 34-year-old MTech graduate, for allegedly selling cars which were taken on rental basis. There are two BTech graduates and a master's degree holder in social work (MSW) among the arrested. …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Dead bodies of 2 kids, woman found floating in tank in Chittoor May 25, 2021 7:22 am Image Source : PTI Andhra Pradesh: Dead bodies of 2 kids, woman found floating in tank in Chittoor Authorities initiated an investigation after three dead bodies, including a woman and two children, were found floating in a water tank in Andhra Pradesh…
  • Beds shortage persists; patients' plight worsen in AP May 16, 2021 5:53 am KAKINADA: Covid-19 patients are in a pathetic condition as they are unable to get treatment either in government or private hospitals due to shortage of beds with oxygen supply. After making frantic calls and doing the rounds, patients are landing at …
  • 9 held for selling plot with forged documents in Hyderabad May 13, 2021 6:56 am By Express News Service HYDERABAD:  The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Cyberabad Police on Wednesday arrested nine persons, while one got bail and three others are absconding, for allegedly being involved in selling plots owned by other people by creating …
  • Covid-19 | 20 persons among every 100 testing positive in East Godavari April 25, 2021 1:40 pm East Godavari Collector D. Muralidhar Reddy on Sunday claimed that at least 20% of people undergoing COVID-19 tests in the district were returning positive results. Speaking to newsmen after inspecting the District Hospital in Rajamahendravaram, Mr. …
  • Perni Venkataramaiah inaugurates bus depot in Hyderabad March 29, 2021 11:57 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Transport Minister Perni Venkataramaiah, along with APSRTC Vice-Chairman and Managing Director RP Thakur, inaugurated the Ramachandrapuram bus depot near BHEL Hyderabad on Sunday. The new facility was developed in 2.25 …
  • MMTS Phase II project faces an uncertain future March 22, 2021 11:50 am Hope floated for the next phase of metro rail construction, but for patrons of MMTS, hopes of the second phase reaching fruition at least this year are dashed. The government has not provided a single penny to the joint venture suburban rail project in …
  • Near clean sweep by YSRCP in municipal polls March 15, 2021 6:08 pm Close to two years after coming to power, the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) handed yet another crushing defeat to the TDP and the BJP-Jana Sena Party alliance by winning all 11 municipal corporations and 69 out of 71 municipalities/nagar panchayats that …
  • Andhra ULB polls: BJP, Jana Sena fail to make a mark March 15, 2021 4:58 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The BJP-Jana Sena alliance, which has been aiming to grow in Andhra Pradesh, drew a blank in most of the municipalities and two of the three municipal corporations. Although Jana Sena emerged a better performer between …
  • Andhra Pradesh records 64.34 percent polling in civic elections March 12, 2021 1:07 am Vijayawada: Voting percentage in urban local body polls in the state has gone up to 64.34 from the previously assessed 62.28 per cent in Andhra Pradesh, it was announced on Thursday. The state election commission and municipal administrations announced …
  • AP records 62.28% polling in largely peaceful municipal polls March 12, 2021 1:07 am VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh has registered an overall 62.28 per cent polling in elections held for urban local bodies throughout the state on Wednesday. The voting percentage is expected to go up further. Both State Election Commission (SEC) and municipal …
  • AP Phase 2 gram panchayat polls to be held today February 13, 2021 1:47 pm VIJAYAWADA: The second phase of gram panchayat elections in Andhra Pradesh will be held on Saturday to elect 2,786 sarpanches and 20,817 ward members. There are 7,507 sarpanch candidates and 44,876 ward members in fray, as 539 sarpanches and 12,604 ward …
  • Chittoor's version of Jallikattu goes unchecked January 16, 2021 2:07 am TIRUPATI: Despite a ban, Chittoor district witnessed the traditional bull-taming sport, a mild version of Tamil Nadu’s Jallikattu, with thousands of people including politicos urging the bull-tamers on in many villages this time too, on Friday. The ban …
  • ESI doctor kills self due to family issues January 8, 2021 6:02 pm By Express News Service SANGAREDDY: In a shocking incident, a doctor allegedly killed himself by consuming pesticide, at his residence in Vidya Nagar, Sangareddy town, on Thursday.The deceased person has been identified as Dr Amar Babu, 35, a renowned …
  • Jagan to give away 30 lakh house sites to the poor in AP December 24, 2020 11:24 pm Kakinada: The stage is set for distribution of about 30 lakh house sites to the homeless poor in Andhra Pradesh under a special state government scheme. East Godavari will see Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy arriving for the launch of distributions at …
  • Churches tweak plans in shadow of pandemic December 19, 2020 12:07 am St Joseph’s Cathedral, Abids, is spruced up ahead of Christmas celebrationsHyderabad: Sunday marks the beginning of Christmas celebrations in many churches across the city, albeit subdued with restrictions on carol singing, mid-night mass and community …
  • Winter not chilly in Hyderabad this year December 18, 2020 1:28 am Hyderabad: It is past the middle of December, but the wintry cold continues to elude the city. Instead, city witnessed a 2º Celsius increase in the minimum temperature on Thursday, going up to 17.3ºC. The normal minimum for this time of the 15.3ºC. An …
  • Industrial parks to be converted into IT parks December 11, 2020 5:15 am The State government on Thursday issued orders converting 11 industrial parks that are within the Outer Ring Road into Information Technology parks. The industrial parks that will be converted into IT parks are the ones at Kukatpally, Gandhinagar, …
  • Hyderabad GHMC polls | TRS emerges single largest party December 4, 2020 6:33 pm The ruling TRS has retained its status as the single largest party in the GHMC Council by winning the highest number of seats in the 150 divisions for which elections were conducted on December 1. Of the 149 divisions for which results were declared up to …
  • IT hub, adjoining areas score low in voting nos. December 2, 2020 11:50 pm Hyderabad: Fears of a low voter turnout in the IT corridor and surrounding areas of Greater Hyderabad have come true. Municipal divisions like Madhapur, Miyapur, Hafeezpet, Kondapur, Gachibowli, Chandanagar and Serilingampally have registered lowest …
  • Hyderabad takes city elections easy December 2, 2020 7:46 am Hyderabad: True to form, the city remained unmoved by the high-voltage campaign and did not stir out in large numbers for the GHMC elections on Tuesday. Still, the final polling percentage was 45.7, the highest in three GHMC polls. It was 45.27 per cent in …
  • New barrages: Tenders for DPRs re-invited November 30, 2020 5:40 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The water resources department has re-invited tenders for the preparation of the detailed project reports (DPRs) for the two barrages sanctioned downstream Prakasam Barrage to tap the surplus water that goes waste into …
  • Protests against roads damaged between AP's Indrapalem, NH 216 November 23, 2020 8:42 am KAKINADA: A WhatsApp group comprising youth and traders have started a movement against moving of heavy vehicles, including those with 10 tyres, through Indrapalem and Chidiga villages towards the newly constructed 216 National Highway. This is badly …
  • Andhra invites DPR tenders for barrages along the Krishna October 17, 2020 4:53 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State Water Resources Department has invited tenders for preparation of detailed project reports (DPRs) for the two barrages proposed downstream of Prakasam Barrage that were recently sanctioned to tap the surplus …
  • Thousands evacuated as floodwaters snap road links and submerge crops in Andhra Pradesh October 16, 2020 6:23 am By Express News Service KAKINADA/VIJAYAWADA: Even as the rains decreased from Thursday morning, several villages in West and East Godavari districts, including the urban areas of Kakinada and Rajamahendravaram, remain underwater.  Over 1.13 lakh people …
  • GHMC causing Heath hazards during COVID October 9, 2020 1:23 am GHMC Ramachandrapuram fails to remove garbage piled up which includes domestic and medical waste etc near OLD MIG 49A due to shortage of vehicles for uplifting and transportation. Garbage piled up causing serious Heath hazard and stink resulting in …
  • Six bike lifters held, 44 vehicles seized in Vijayawada October 8, 2020 4:42 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Vijayawada police on Wednesday arrested six notorious inter-state property offenders and recovered 44 motorcycles worth Rs 18 lakh from their possession. All of them hail from East Godavari and have committed various …
  • Rs 204 crore for two new barrages in Krishna basin to utilise flood water September 18, 2020 2:19 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State Water Resources Department has accorded ‘stage-1 administrative sanction’ of Rs  204.37 crore for the construction of two new barrages downstream Prakasam Barrage in lower Krishna basin to utilise flood water …
  • State bans online gaming, betting platforms September 4, 2020 7:39 am Under the new laws, those convicted of playing banned online gaming platforms would be awarded six months of imprisonment, and two years of jail for repeat conviction. Following the Centre’s ban on online games such as PUBG, the Andhra Pradesh Cabinet has …
  • Godavari flood fears recede in Andhra Pradesh August 19, 2020 4:14 am By Express News Service KAKINADA/VIJAYAWADA: River Godavari continued to be in spate on Tuesday as well with the flood discharge to Bhadrachalam and, subsequently to Sir Arthur Cotton Barrage in Dowleswaram touching almost 23 lakh cusecs.  Though the ‘ …
  • 891 TMC released into the sea since June 1 from Sir Arthur Cotton Barrage August 19, 2020 4:14 am Express News Service KAKINADA: From  June 1 to August 18 this year, around 891 TMC of surplus water was released into the sea through Dowleswaram Sir Arthur Cotton Barrage and another 58 TMC of water was released into canals, barrage Superintendent …
  • Thunderstorms likely to occur in next five days across Andhra Pradesh August 17, 2020 3:37 am 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 August 15, 2020 4:23 am 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, …
  • 31,000 schools to be renovated in Naadu-Nedu Phase II & III  August 5, 2020 6:56 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The schedules for Phases II and III of the ‘Mana Badi - Naadu-Nedu’ programme have been finalised. As many as 31,073 schools are to be revamped under these phases at an estimated cost of Rs  7,700 crore.In Phase II, Rs  …
  • Chelluboyina, Seediri Appalaraju sworn in as Andhra Pradesh Ministers July 22, 2020 11:42 pm Members of Legislative Assembly Chelluboyina Srinvasa Venugopalakrishna and Seediri Appalaraju were sworn-in as ministers in the State cabinet at Raj Bhavan on Thursday. Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan administered the oath of office in the presence of …
  • Andhra CM expands cabinet, two ministers sworn in July 22, 2020 5:49 pm Amaravati, July 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Wednesday expanded his Cabinet by inducting two ministers and elevated Dharmana Krishnadas as his deputy. The Chief Minister also made few changes in the portfolios of a …
  • Andhra CM expands cabinet, inducts two Ministers July 22, 2020 11:01 am Amaravati, July 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, here on Wednesday, expanded his cabinet by inducting two Ministers. C. Srinivasa Venugopala Krishna and Seediri Appalaraju took oath at a ceremony in Raj Bhavan. Governor …
  • Andhra CM Jagan Mohan Reddy inducts two first-time MLAs into his Cabinet July 22, 2020 10:11 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Wednesday inducted two first-time MLAs into his Cabinet. The party's MLA from Ramachandrapuram in East Godavari district, Chelluboina Srinivasa Venugopalakrishna, …
  • Andhra Pradesh Cabinet rejig scheduled for July 22 July 21, 2020 11:11 pm The much-awaited State Cabinet expansion is scheduled for Wednesday at 1.29 p.m. Chief Minister Y.S Jagan Mohan Reddy has decided to fill the two berths which fell vacant due to the resignation of Pilli Subhash Chandra Bose and Mopidevi Venkataramana on …
  • AP Cabinet Expansion July 21, 2020 6:37 am (Left-right) Pilli Subhashchandra Bose and Mopidevi Venkata Ramana VIJAYAWADA: Ministers Pilli Subhashchandra Bose and Mopidevi Venkata Ramana, who have been elected to the Rajya Sabha, resigned on Monday, paving the way for expansion of state cabinet on …
  • Minority and SC leaders picked for MLC seats under Governor’s quota July 21, 2020 5:49 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The suspense over who would get the two MLC seats under the Governor’s quota is finally over. Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, despite pressure from several sections including the Reddy community, has preferred to …
  • Andhra's East Godavari district COVID-19 count crosses 2,000-mark July 7, 2020 2:53 am By Express News Service KAKINADA: East Godavari district reported 192 coronavirus cases on Monday, taking the count to 2,147.  Of the 192 cases, 81 were reported from Kakinada Urban, 23 from Kakinada Rural, 22 from Peddapuram, 13 from Rajamahendravaram …
  • SBM Bank India, Mastercard to facilitate cross border transactions, remittances July 6, 2020 11:22 am New Delhi: Government of Mauritius-promoted SBM Bank India and global payments technology major Mastercard have joined hands to facilitate cross-border payments and remittances services, a statement said on Monday. The SBM Bank India customers will be able …
  • Covid-19 relief didn’t reach Jan Dhan accounts of many women, says survey July 6, 2020 4:48 am By Express News Service HYDERABAD: A recent report based on a survey claims that Covid-19 relief announced under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) has not reached several women in Telangana. Inactive bank accounts under the PMJDY, and lack of …
  • Water board hopes rain will boost revenue June 29, 2020 12:12 am Hyderabad: The Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (HMWS&SB) is banking on bountiful rain to boost its revenues this season. Fresh inflows into the Manjeera reservoir, one of the major potable water source to the city and industries …
  • Huge haul of ganja worth ₹1 crore seized June 18, 2020 11:04 am The Tirupati Urban sleuths seized a huge haul of Ganja illegally transported under the garb of jackfruit from Odisha to Chittoor on Wednesday and arrested seven persons in this connection. At 1,064 kg estimated to be worth ₹1 crore, this is said to be the …
  • In E Godavari village, lone man infects 150 June 4, 2020 12:27 am Kakinada: About 20 kilometres from Kakinada, situated between green fields and coconut groves, lies Gollala Mamidada village. The otherwise nondescript hamlet in Pedapudi mandal in East Godavari district is now making headlines for having earned the …
  • Six new deaths; COVID-19 tally in Telangana crosses 2,000 May 28, 2020 6:48 am By Express News Service HYDERABAD: On Tuesday, the State recorded a whopping 68 positive cases which surprisingly included 49 Saudi Arabia deportees and 19 migrant cases. No cases were recorded in GHMC limits. Six more people died on Wednesday and the …
  • Lockdown relaxation to blame for rising tally in Telangana? May 27, 2020 6:16 am By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Telangana recorded 71 Covid-19 cases and one death on Tuesday. The death toll has risen to 57, while the total number of cases stands at 1,991. Reportedly, a staff nurse at Niloufer Hospital also tested positive for the …
  • Returning migrants boost corona tally in Andhra Pradesh May 24, 2020 3:23 pm Amaravati (AP): Andhra Pradesh’s coronavirus incidence is now being fed by returning migrants. With 66 fresh infections reported up to 9 am Sunday, the total number of COVID-19 cases in Andhra Pradesh climbed to 2780, the state’s health department said. …
  • 19 more test positive in East Godavari, active cases rise to 49 May 24, 2020 3:19 am By Express News Service KAKINADA: Nineteen coronavirus positive cases were reported in East Godavari district on Saturday, taking the tally to 95. All the new cases are the contacts of the 60-year-old positive patient, who died recently. On Friday, 11 …
  • COVID-19: Public art in Hyderabad to spread awareness May 14, 2020 9:46 am During the early days of lockdown, Md. Abdul Basith with a team of 15 people hit the road opposite the bus stand at Patancheru. With a bagful of water paints, brushes and sanitisers, these artists wearing masks were on a mission. “We wanted to spread …
  • Cases of six-year-old, senior citizen puzzle authorities April 14, 2020 12:05 am Faced with some baffling instances of individuals contracting COVID-19 on the outskirts of Hyderabad, police and health officials are struggling to ascertain how the transmission took place. Two such cases, that of a six-year-old boy of Sai Krupa Colony in …
  • Two more test positive for COVID-19 in Andhra Pradesh, tally touches 21 March 30, 2020 3:54 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: On Sunday, the total number of positive cases of COVID-19 in the State increased to 21, with two more persons tested positive for the virus. Both the patients are contacts of patient number 7, who returned from …
  • SCR commissions 12.2 km double line March 16, 2020 2:40 am South Central Railway (SCR) has completed a long-pending infrastructure project, by opening the first four lines, with two new double line electrified stretch from Moula Ali to Ghatkesar, successfully commissioned a few days ago after the go ahead by the …
  • Three suspected COVID-19 cases in EG, one in Anantapur; Nellore student stable March 15, 2020 5:09 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA/KAKINADA/NELLORE: Three more persons in their 30s, who returned from abroad, were admitted to Kakinada Government General Hospital in East Godavari district and one person was admitted to Anantapur GGH with …
  • City Union Bank opens 3 new branches on March 13, 2020 March 13, 2020 11:55 am City Union Bank Ltd has inaugurated 3 new branches at Bikaner (Rajasthan), Ramachandrapuram (Hyderabad, Sangareddy District, Telangana) and Edaiyiruppu (Thanjavur District, Tamil Nadu) on March 13, 2020. Shares of CITY UNION BANK LTD. was last trading in …
  • Swine flu makes a comeback, two infants test positive in East Godavari March 4, 2020 2:13 am By Express News Service KAKINADA: Swine flu has made headlines again as two kids from East Godavari tested positive for the infection last week. These cases were reported from Ramachandrapuram and Rajavommangi and confirmed by district medical and health …
  • Hyderabad: Jewllery looted from two house break-ins February 24, 2020 10:01 am Hyderabad: Burglars broke into two houses at different places in the city and made away with gold and silver ornaments. In the first case, complainant Mohd Aahil, a resident of Hyderguda, said that he had gone to Ajmer with his family on February 17.   …
  • TNPSC recruitment scam: Appavu refutes Jayakumar’s charges February 13, 2020 3:10 am Former Radhapuram MLA M. Appavu has categorically denied Fisheries Minister D. Jayakumar’s allegation that he had close ties with one of the persons arrested in connection with the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission recruitment scam. After the CB-CID …
  • Long-pending allocation of Rs 40 crore for MMTS Phase II comes through February 6, 2020 7:25 am By Express News Service HYDERABAD: The much awaited, albeit delayed, MMTS Phase II project has received yet another allocation of Rs 40 crore. The line, which was sanctioned in 2012-13, was supposed to be completed by the end of 2019. However, a …
  • Revamped toy train launched in Hyderabad zoo December 2, 2019 4:54 am By Express News Service HYDERABAD: A revamped toy train at Nehru Zoological Park in the city was inaugurated on Sunday. Various parts of the toy train like the engine and sprockets were overhauled by BHEL under its CSR initiative. For about three days, the …
  • Shortage of ground staff hits GHMC’s revenue mop-up November 2, 2019 3:55 am The GHMC is zealously pursuing its goal to include more assessees on its property tax net and increase its revenue, but shortage of ground staff could prove to be its Achilles’ heel. Bill collectors and tax inspectors, who are to conduct field inspections …
  • Two killed, villages cut off as heavy rain lashes Andhra Pradesh October 24, 2019 4:47 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Heavy rains battered coastal districts leaving two dead and several interior villages cut off and inundating residential colonies in various parts of the State on Wednesday. Two persons died in West Godavari district and …
  • Heavy rains likely at some place in TS October 23, 2019 5:22 am Hyderabad: According to the Met office forecast, in many districts of TS, heavy rainfall is likely. There will also be thundershowers. On Tuesday, heavy rainfall was witnessed at many places in Hyderabad. In Ramachandrapuram, the highest rainfall was …
  • Expect heavy rain in Hyderabad till October 24 October 21, 2019 2:35 am TNN | Updated: Oct 21, 2019, 6:35 IST After a short break, rains made a comeback to the city on Sunday with many areas receiving up to 40mm rainfall...Read MoreIt will be a rainy start to festive season as the India Meteorological Department (IMD), …
  • Assaults, murder of journalists: YSRCP men named in 4 FIRs October 21, 2019 12:46 am The Cabinet did not take up Venkataramaiah’s suggestion, and a CMO official said that Chief Minister Y S Jaganmohan Reddy had “made it clear that AP Government has no intention of harassing journalists or reporters”. (File) While the Andhra Pradesh Cabinet …
  • Grief turns to anger as two TSRTC staff commit suicide October 14, 2019 2:20 am By Express News Service HYDERABAD: The striking TSRTC employees broke down and their grief turned into anger on Sunday when two of their colleagues, a bus driver and a conductor committed suicide. The bus driver was D Srinivasa Reddy from Khammam while the …
  • Hot proposition: Not every farmer can grow this October 3, 2019 1:03 am P Sivarama Krishna Reddy, owner of a chilli cold store in Guntur. (Express photo by Harish Damodaran) Vuyyuru Venkateswara Reddy produced about 84 quintals of ‘Tejaswini’, a small-sized highly-pungent hybrid chilli, on three acres last year. He harvested …
  • ESI hospital assistant arrested in IMS fraud October 1, 2019 10:04 am Hyderabad: The Anti Corruption Bureau sleuths have arrested senior assistant of ESI hospital for colluding with officials and causing Rs 52.51 lakh fraud faking medical camp when no such camp was conducted. So far the ACB sleuths have arrested eight …
  • Torrential rains yet to swell up Hyderabad's reservoirs September 30, 2019 4:06 am By Express News Service HYDERABAD: The torrential rains that lashed the twin cities and the neighbouring districts of Hyderabad over the past one week brought no solace to the Hyderabad Metropolitan Water and Sewerage Board (HMWSSB) as Osmansagar, …
  • CPI (Maoist) Foundation Day passes off peacefully September 22, 2019 3:02 am The strategic move of the Maoist rebels to organise the 15th Foundation Day celebrations of the CPI (Maoist) for nearly more than one-and-a-half month from Saturday prompted the police to bolster security arrangements across the Agency areas in the State …
  • Littering fine makes GHMC richer by ₹1 cr. in 4 months September 17, 2019 3:09 am Watch out the next time you litter the road. A GHMC official may approach you with a penalty slip of ₹2,000 for violation of sanitation norms. Within a moment, your hard earned pay might change hands to help increase the GHMC’s income through penalties, …
  • Residents want MMTS trains works to be expedited September 16, 2019 9:01 am By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Residents of Bolarum in Secunderabad have been demanding that the government start the proposed phase-II of the MMTS trains, which was scheduled to take off in December last year. The tweets have sparked an outrage on …
  • Former TDP MLA Thota Trimurthulu joins YSRC September 16, 2019 7:20 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Former TDP MLA from Ramachandrapuram in East Godavari district, Thota Trimurthulu, joined YSRC in the presence of the party president and Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy at the latter’s residence in Tadepalli on …
  • Metro may touch 1-million mark by year-end August 23, 2019 4:24 am L&T Metro Rail Hyderabad (L&TMRH), constructing and running the Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR) project, is expecting the overall ridership to be about one million a day, once it completes the remaining stretches of Hi-Tec City to Raidurg (1.5 km) on …
  • Floods receding in East Godavari, but no relief as yet  August 8, 2019 3:29 am By Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM: Though the floodwater has started receding in East Godavari since Tuesday, the situation is still alarming, particularly in Devipatnam Mandal and island villages.  Residents of Konaseema have got some respite as …
  • Woman given govt job on humanitarian grounds June 28, 2019 2:04 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Despite undergoing a tubectomy operation in Virudhunagar Government Hospital in 2011, a 28- year-old woman from Sivakasi gave birth to a baby girl in 2014. Since then she has been running from pillar and post, seeking a job on …
  • ITC helping farmers to improve farm income June 22, 2019 1:34 am ITC identifying 'progressive farmers' in terms of volume of yields and making them learn best practices. Kolkata: ITC Paperboards and Speciality Papers Division (PSPD), India's largest and the greenest paperboards and paper company, is now …
  • Hyderabad Police to grill KA Paul in cheating case May 31, 2019 5:44 am By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Days after the Punjagutta police registered a case against evangelist KA Paul, Jyothi and others in connection with a cheating case, police are likely to serve notices to them to appear before the police for questioning. …
  • Repoll in seven centers of Chandragiri segment peaceful; 89 per cent turn up to vote May 21, 2019 4:28 am By Express News Service TIRUPATI: Repolling at the seven polling stations in Chandragiri Assembly constituency of Chittoor district concluded on a peaceful note amid tight security. A total of 89.29 per cent of voting was reported at the end of the day. …
  • Summer turns harsher for city’s western parts May 14, 2019 4:01 am Several localities in the city are facing acute drinking water shortage this summer, which is steadily worsening by the day. The Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (HMWSSB), however, is doing precious little to alleviate people’s misery …
  • 2 dead as rains lash Hyderabad; LB stadium tower collapses April 22, 2019 10:14 pm Hyderabad: A five-year-old child who was at play and a GST commissionerate official walking home were killed when gales and heavy rain battered the city, bringing down trees and power cables and a floodlight tower of the LB stadium and stranding traffic on …
  • Ramachandrapuram murders: Attempts made to kill children earlier also April 18, 2019 4:01 am The accused mason, Devaraya Kumar, was just waiting for an opportunity to kill his children. Investigators found that Kumar had planned and attempted to kill the three earlier also. “On April 11, he tried to kill his two daughters and son by hanging them …
  • Hyderabad: Father kills 2 kids in sleep, hurts 1 April 17, 2019 8:49 pm Hyderabad: A father allegedly killed his two children and injured another on Tuesday late night, after his wife deserted him a month ago as he was addicted to alcohol and used to physically harass her. Cyberabad Additional DCP, Crime and other police …
  • SCR aims to achieve full electrification by 2021 April 6, 2019 7:08 am By Express News Service HYDERABAD:  The South Central Railway has taken up electrification of its network on a priority basis. At present,  of the total length of 6,316 route kilometre of its network, 3,503 route kilometres stand electrified, which is …
  • Kapu candidates dominate Jana Sena list March 24, 2019 6:46 am Express News Service KAKINADA/ELURU: The Jana Sena Party (JSP), whose chief Pawan Kalyan talks of a society without caste, creed and religion, has given the lion’s share of tickets in the twin Godavari districts to candidates from one particular …
  • GHMC acts tough on illegal structures February 28, 2019 4:04 am After a series of raps by the Telangana High Court during the past one week over illegal constructions in the city, GHMC’s town planning wing has initiated a drive to pull down illegal structures across the six zones of Hyderabad. On Tuesday and Wednesday, …
  • Floods take toll on road connectivity in 2 Andhra districts September 11, 2021 2:32 am By Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM: With the Godavari river crossing the first flood warning level at Bhadrachalam following copious inflows, a high alert has been sounded in the low-lying areas of both the Godavari districts. As the water level at …
  • Godavari rising, 76 villages cut off; 200 families evacuated September 10, 2021 4:26 am KAKINADA: Flood level in Godavari is increasing due to heavy rains in the river’s upper reaches and overflowing tributaries of Godavari – Sabari and Indravathi. Transportation to nearly 76 villages in East and West Godavari districts has got cut off, as …
  • Rains fill up dams, wreck havoc on farmlands, lives in AP September 8, 2021 7:34 am Vijayawada/Kakinada: Crops over nearly 25,000 acres have been affected as rains continued to batter several parts of Andhra Pradesh. Agriculture authorities have come up with a preliminary assessment of the impact of rainfall on crops. They said crops …
  • Rains flood rivulets, leave four dead in Andhra Pradesh September 5, 2021 2:47 am Vijayawada/Kakinada/Kurnool: Rains claimed four lives in the last 24 hours in Andhra Pradesh. In East Godavari district, a woman and two children were washed away in a rivulet in Devipatnam mandal on Friday night. Their bodies were found on …
  • TDP's Lokesh dares A.P. Ministers for debate on Polavaram R&R September 2, 2021 6:09 am Telugu Desam Party (TDP) national general secretary N. Lokesh on Wednesday dared the Ministers to visit the areas affected by Polavaram irrigation project and claim their achievements in delivering on the promises made by the government pertaining to the …
  • Andhra police raids illegal arrack producers, arrests 32 August 18, 2021 9:24 am The Andhra Pradesh police in east Godavari district carried out a series of raids to check illegal arrack production, leading to the arrest of 32 people. Acting on east Godavari district Superintendent of Police (SP) M. Ravindranath Babu’s orders, police …
  • Around 3,400kg of ganja seized, 11-member gang held in East Godavari agency August 10, 2021 8:22 am The East Godavari police on Tuesday seized 3,400kg of ganja and arrested the 11-member gang while they were transporting ganja from Visakhapatnam agency to Telangana and Tamil Nadu. The Rampachodavaram Divisional police conducted the raids on the vehicles …
  • Somu urges Centre to set up herbal plant research lab in East Godavari August 6, 2021 3:18 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  BJP State president Somu Veerraju submitted a letter to Union tribal affairs minister Arjun Munda requesting the establishment of a special lab in ITDA Rampachodavaram to enable research on herbal plants.  The BJP state …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Flood situation in Godavari district eases July 27, 2021 2:54 am By Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM/VIJAYAWADA: Though floods in the Godavari are receding, tribal villages in both Godavari districts located upstream of the Polavaram irrigation project along the river course continued to remain marooned in the …
  • Agency villages in Andhra's twin Godavari districts cut off  July 25, 2021 4:55 am By Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM/VIJAYAWADA:  With heavy inflows into the Godavari, Agency areas in East and West Godavari districts have been completely cut off from the rest of the world. Flood level in the river at Polavaram cofferdam is …
  • East, West Godavari, Kurnool districts on alert as flood level rises at Polavaram July 24, 2021 4:41 am By Express News Service RAJAMHENDRAVARAM/VIJAYAWADA/GUNTUR/KURNOOL: The official machinery of East and West Godavari, Krishna and Kurnool districts is on high alert as the Water Resources Department has issued a flood warning following heavy …
  • Polavaram Project displaced planning major stir July 10, 2021 12:43 am Kakinada: Those displaced due to the Polavaram Project have decided to launch a massive agitation since they have not yet been duly rehabilitated and are facing considerable hardships. Project victims, including those who have not yet accepted the Relief …
  • Allu Arjun back in business July 6, 2021 5:48 pm After Prabhas, Jr NTR, Ram Charan, Ravi Teja, and Nani, now Allu Arjun too is back in business. The shooting of his film Pushpa resumed in Hyderabad on Tuesday. Work on the movie, along with all others under production, had been hit by the second wave of …
  • East Godavari police pledgesupport to Maoists’ families July 5, 2021 6:08 am East Godavari SP Adnan Nayeem Asmi on Sunday pledged the necessary support from the State government to the family members of the 14 persons associated with the banned CPI (Maoists) operating on the Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, and Chhattisgarh borders. As many …
  • Visually-impaired IAS officer 'confident of doing justice to tribals' in Andhra June 28, 2021 5:35 am Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM: “I do not want to sit in my office chamber and speak something. I want to mingle with people to know their problems. I know my limitations, but I am confident of overcoming all the challenges,” said Katta Simhachalam …
  • Polavaram cofferdam causing hardships in Godavari districts June 26, 2021 2:30 am KAKINADA: Construction of cofferdam as part of Polavaram Project is causing great hardships to people in Devipatnam Mandal and Polavaram project-affected villages of East and West Godavari districts. In the past, even at the level of 14 plus metres, waters …
  • Jagan Reddy lays foundation for 14 new medical colleges in Andhra May 31, 2021 1:20 pm AMARAVATI: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday laid the foundation stone for the establishment of 14 new medical colleges across the state to provide advanced medicare and better healthcare services for the future generations. At …
  • Pooja Hegde to be seen in a tribal look in 'Acharya' April 7, 2021 10:21 am Express News Service We had earlier reported that Pooja Hegde plays an important role opposite Ram Charan, in Acharya. According to a source, she plays a tribal woman named Neelambari, who works closely with a Naxalite group led by Ram Charan’s character …
  • Polavaram: Amenities first, displacement next, rules AP high court March 17, 2021 7:55 am Vijayawada: The 98,818 families living in 371 habitations in the East and West Godavari districts will be displaced by the Polavaram project. Problem is also that some of the rehabilitation and resettlement centres being readied for them do not have proper …
  • 30 candidates in fray for elections to 2 MLC posts, polling to begin at 8 am March 13, 2021 12:03 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Stating that elaborate arrangements have been made for the MLC elections in East-West Godavari and Krishna-Guntur Teachers’ Constituencies on Sunday, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) K Vijayanand said the polling will be …
  • Allu Arjun’s vanity van meets with an accident February 7, 2021 5:05 am Telugu star Allu Arjun’s vanity van Falcon, carrying his make-up team, has reportedly met with an accident while returning from the sets of his upcoming film Pushpa in Rampachodavaram, Andhra Pradesh. According to a Times of India report, when the van’s …
  • Plastic to be banned in agency areas from New Year December 27, 2020 1:55 am KAKINADA: Menace of plastic pollution in agency areas of East Godavari district has reached such enormous proportions that authorities have decided to ban use of plastics from the New Year day onwards. An awareness programme is scheduled to be conducted in …
  • Jagan to give away 30 lakh house sites to the poor in AP December 24, 2020 11:24 pm Kakinada: The stage is set for distribution of about 30 lakh house sites to the homeless poor in Andhra Pradesh under a special state government scheme. East Godavari will see Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy arriving for the launch of distributions at …
  • A.P.’s sole grasslands finds itself in a crossfire December 21, 2020 6:28 am While officials want to open the Gudisa hill range for tourism, tribals residing there will have none of it The lush Gudisa hill range in East Godavari Agency is in the middle of a face-off between tourism officials and tribals, with both sides divided …
  • Basic amenities a far cry in remote EG hamlets December 14, 2020 5:44 am Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM: Gurtedu, a tribal hamlet which shot into news following the kidnap of six government officials by the erstwhile People’s War Group more than three decades ago, is still plagued by lack of road connectivity and basic …
  • India mystery illness: Where... December 11, 2020 11:05 am A 26-year-old mother of two, who suffered the mysterious illness in Andhra Pradesh's West Godavari district headquarters Eluru is shaken. Where she could shift if it was really the living conditions that caused the scourge, she asks. "We always …
  • Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy gives out forest rights pattas to tribals October 3, 2020 3:42 am 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 …
  • Bandh demanding amendment to Go.No.3 evokes warm response in East Godavari agency September 29, 2020 2:06 pm The one-day bandh call given by tribal associations, demanding constitutional amendment to the Go.No.3 that was scrapped by the apex court in April, received a warm response from all quarters of life in the East Godavari agency on Tuesday. The Go.No.3 …
  • Flood situation in Karnataka, Andhra, Bihar grim; flash flood in hills August 19, 2020 2:25 am Image Source : PTI Pedestrians walk through a waterlogged road during heavy rain. As monsoon rains continue to set new records this season, several rivers across India continue to flow above danger levels bringing with them floods. Flood situation in …
  • Floods hit eight mandals in East Godavri district, several villages cut off August 17, 2020 2:01 am By Express News Service KAKINADA/VIJAYAWADA: As Godavari continued to be in spate, the East Godavari district administration issued  the second flood warning at Sir Arthur Cotton (SAC) Barrage in Dowleswaram on Sunday. With the forecast of Central …
  • Godavari in spate, road links to 19 villages cut off August 14, 2020 8:04 am Kakinada: The Godavari is receiving copious amounts of floodwaters from the Indravathi and nearly six lakh cusecs of water was released into the sea at the Sir Arthur Cotton Barriage till Thursday Night. The water levels in the Godavari are increasing, …
  • Telangana senior CPI (M) leader Sunnam Rajaiah dies of COVID-19 August 4, 2020 4:53 am Former Bhadrachalam MLA, senior CPI (M) leader and Girijana Sangam leader Sunnam Rajaiah (68), reportedly died of COVID-19 in the wee hours on Tuesday. He died while being shifted from Hyderabad to a COVID-19 Hospital in Vijayawada. He is survived by wife …
  • Eight, including a woman, held in gangrape case July 21, 2020 5:35 am By Express News Service KAKINADA: The Korukonda police on Monday arrested eight more persons in connection with the gangrape of a 16-year-old girl. Disclosing the details, Rajamahendravaram Urban SP Shemushi Bajpai said the minor girl’s mother asked one …
  • Human Rights Forum: LS segment-based district formation irrational July 21, 2020 3:31 am 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 …
  • Demand for separate district for Rampa grows louder June 25, 2020 6:37 am Public representatives and people from all walks of life in the Rampa Agency have intensified their efforts for the creation of a new district with Rampachodavaram as the headquarters and to convince the government to drop the proposal, if any, to merge …
  • Allu Arjun's Pushpa shooting update: Sukumar shifts its locales from Kerala to the Telugu states June 18, 2020 7:09 pm Allu Arjun Army celebrates 3rd anniversary Director Sukumar is set to start shooting for stylish star Allu Arjun's upcoming movie Pushpa. He is shifting its first schedule from the forests of Kerala to Andhra Pradesh and Telangana due to COVID-19. …
  • With 105 new cases, Andhra’s tally at 3,676 June 1, 2020 11:37 pm People flock to shops in Visakhapatnam to buy PPE, sanitisers etc Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh reported 105 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, taking the tally to 3,676. The state also registered two more Covid-19 casualties, increasing the toll to 64. The …
  • Corona+ mother allowed to breast-feed baby after docs dither over coronavirus May 26, 2020 6:06 am Kakinada: A lactating mother who tested positive for the coronavirus was finally allowed to feed her six-month-old baby by the Government General Hospital (GGH) here. The woman from Gollalamamidada village in Pedapudi mandal was admitted to GGH with Covid- …
  • 90 evacuees test +ve in 72hrs in T, AP May 26, 2020 12:10 am Representative image HYDERABAD/VIJAYAWADA: Authorities battling the spread of novel coronavirus in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh said 90 foreign returnees have tested positive for the deadly virus in the last 72 hours, pushing the overall caseload …
  • COVID-19: 568 soon-to-be mothers at risk in East Godavari May 11, 2020 2:28 am By Express News Service KAKINADA: Under the Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan (PMSMA), 4,532 pregnant women underwent various tests in East Godavari district on Saturday. The PMSMA aims to provide assured, comprehensive and quality antenatal care …
  • Allu Arjun, Sukumar’s film titled 'Pushpa' April 8, 2020 5:45 am Express News Service Actor Allu Arjun is gearing up to start shooting for his new film with director Sukumar. Currently dubbed AA 20, the film also has Rashmika Mandanna as the leading lady.  The production house, Mythri Movie Makers, on Monday, announced …
  • 3 boys arrested  for raping  Class 9 student  February 29, 2020 5:03 am By Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM: In a yet another chilling incident, a tribal minor girl was allegedly raped by three minor boys at Busigudem of Rampachodavaram Agency in East Godavari district. The girl from Daragudem village is a Class 9 …
  • Rs 130 crore for 236 roads, 57 buildings in Agency areas January 11, 2020 6:03 am 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, …
  • Middlemen rule the roost in ‘lipstick seed’ trade January 9, 2020 1:45 pm Middlemen continue to dictate terms in the trade of the famed Annatto seed, which is used in making lipstick. Annatto plant is grown in the Rampa Agency, which is one of the largest producers of the species in South India. The plant species is locally …
  • Freedom struggle memorabilia lie forgotten here December 21, 2019 9:59 pm On a cold winter evening, the Rampachodavaram police station looks desolate, with just a street dog lying in the lock-up. A bundle of firewood has been stored in an old building by police personnel deputed for combing operations in the Rampachodavaram …
  • Popular fable ‘Paramanandayya Sishyula Katha’ set to entertain children in a 3D format November 19, 2019 12:50 pm Venkata Rajesh Puli is a familiar name in director Maruti’s circle of associates. He had worked as Maruti’s co-director for Ee Rojullo and Bus Stop and also worked for a couple of his films as an executive producer. Thereafter, he directed Bunny and Cherry …
  • Telangana's victims of Godavari Boat Accident get ex gratia, magisterial inquiry begins October 26, 2019 1:51 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA/RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM: The State government on Friday sanctioned Rs 10 lakh each to the families of the 12 persons from neighbouring Telangana State, who died in the Royal Vasishta boat capsize incident in River Godavari …
  • Two killed, villages cut off as heavy rain lashes Andhra Pradesh October 24, 2019 4:47 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Heavy rains battered coastal districts leaving two dead and several interior villages cut off and inundating residential colonies in various parts of the State on Wednesday. Two persons died in West Godavari district and …
  • Tourist boat retrieved 38 days after Godavari tragedy October 23, 2019 3:06 am Thirty-eight days after the boat tragedy in Godavari river near Kachuluru village in Devipatnam mandal of East Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh, expert swimmers of two private agencies and officials retrieved the vessel on Tuesday. The swimmers found …
  • Eight tourists from Karnataka killed as bus falls into gorge in East Godavari district October 15, 2019 3:03 pm As many as eight tourists were killed and six others suffered injuries when a private bus overturned near Chinturu village in the district on Tuesday. The victims were all natives of Chitradurga district of Karnataka, and were on a pilgrimage in Telangana, …
  • Toll in Godavari boat tragedy mounts to 27 September 18, 2019 7:08 am The toll in the tourist boat capsize in the River Godavari rose to 27 on Tuesday with disaster response force and fire services personnel retrieving 18 more bodies. Nine bodies were traced till Monday. The private tourist boat, with 73 persons on board, …
  • Bizman saves wife before going down with daughter September 17, 2019 4:03 am By Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM/TIRUPATI: Twelve-year-old Hasini was dancing to a popular number on the boat - Royal Vasishta - while going to Papi Kondalu on Sunday, and her parents Durgam Subrahmanyam and Durgam Madhulatha were cheering her …
  • Boat capsizes in Godavari river: No sightings as search on with choppers, over 100 rescuers September 16, 2019 10:12 pm The official death toll stands at nine, 33 are missing. (PTI) A day after a double-decker tourist boat, Royal Vashishta, with nearly 60 passengers on board, capsized in the Godavari, no survivors or bodies were recovered on Monday. The debris of the boat …
  • AP tragedy: Rains disrupt boat rescue operation September 16, 2019 7:38 pm Kakinada: Navy teams identified the probable location of the ‘Royal Vashishta’ that capsized in the Godavari on Sunday, even as hopes faded for the missing persons. Using sonar scanners, they located the boat lying at a depth of between 250 and 300 feet, …
  • Toll in Andhra Pradesh boat tragedy rises to 12; search on for 21 missing September 16, 2019 9:24 am Image Source : PTI Toll in Andhra Pradesh boat tragedy rises to 12; search on for 21 missing The toll in the boat tragedy in Andhra Pradesh rose to 12 with the recovery of four more bodies including that of an infant, on Monday morning, official sources …
  • 8 Drown, 26 Missing After Andhra Tourist Boat Capsizes in Godavari September 16, 2019 9:03 am NET Bureau A private boat carrying around 60 tourists capsized in swollen Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh, leaving at least eight people dead and 26 others missing on Sunday, the state government said. As many as 27 people survived the tragedy and were …
  • Andhra CM takes aerial survey after 12 dead, 21 missing in boat tragedy September 16, 2019 9:00 am  The toll in the boat tragedy in Andhra Pradesh rose to 12 with the recovery of four more bodies including that of an infant, on Monday morning, official sources said. With 21 more people missing, extensive search operations were being carried out by …
  • Toll in AP boat tragedy rises to 12; search on for 21 missing September 16, 2019 6:01 am AMARAVATI: The toll in the boat tragedy in Andhra Pradesh rose to 12 with the recovery of four more bodies including that of an infant, on Monday morning, official sources said. With 21 more people missing, extensive search operations were being carried …
  • 27 survive, over 37 missing in Godavari boat capsize September 15, 2019 9:38 pm In a major tragedy in Andhra Pradesh, a private boat carrying tourists to Papikondalu capsized in the Godavari near Katchuluru village of East Godavari district on September 15, leaving at least eight dead and over 37 missing. As many as 27 were rescued. …
  • 35 missing in Andhra Pradesh tragedy September 15, 2019 7:18 pm Kakinada: Thirteen persons drowned and another 35 went missing when a tourist boat, Royal Vasishta, capsized in the Godavari in Devipatnam mandal of East Godavari on Sunday afternoon. It was not clear whether the trip had been authorised by the officials …
  • Godavari in spate: first flood warning continues September 9, 2019 11:11 pm Barely three weeks after witnessing heavy floods that displaced over 40,000 people, river Godavari was in spate once again with continuous heavy inflow from upstream areas. During the early hours of Sunday, when the inflow and outflow of floodwater at …
  • Flood warning in Andhra; state, NDRF on high alert September 9, 2019 12:44 pm Andhra Pradesh: Water levels of Godavari continued to rise at the Polavaram and Dowleswaram barrages in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district on Monday morning, due to heavy rains upstream in the catchment area of the Godavari basin. According to a …
  • Several villages marooned in Godavari districts September 9, 2019 6:05 am By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: With increasing inflows from upstream following heavy rainfall in the upper catchment areas of the river Godavari and its tributaries in Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh, flood level in the river was rising by the hour. …
  • Heavy rains swell Godavari September 8, 2019 5:55 am By Express News Service ELURU/RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM/KAKINADA: Heavy rains in the upper catchment areas have led to swelling of River Godavari, again. Due to the heavy inflows into the river, situation in the 36 submerged villages of Devipatnam mandal …
  • Express daily briefing: Assam MLAs call NRC ‘faulty’; Pak grants consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav today; and more September 2, 2019 4:46 am Top news on Monday morning. MLAs of all political hues across multiple districts of Assam agree that “genuine Indian citizens” have been left out of the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) published on Saturday. Abhishek Saha spoke to lawmakers who …
  • Andhra Pradesh: How technology linked far-flung villages to each other, administration September 1, 2019 11:53 pm FSOC uses the fibre grid network laid up to Rampachodavaram town to transmit signals to seven villages. (Express photo) THE hillocks of Rampachodavaram are covered with dense forests, with many of the tribal hamlets here largely inaccessible. Part of …
  • Separate commissions for SC/STs on the cards in Andhra Pradesh August 30, 2019 6:08 am 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 …
  • Floods receding in East Godavari, but no relief as yet  August 8, 2019 3:29 am By Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM: Though the floodwater has started receding in East Godavari since Tuesday, the situation is still alarming, particularly in Devipatnam Mandal and island villages.  Residents of Konaseema have got some respite as …
  • Over 70,000 people hit by floods as Godavari still in spate August 5, 2019 5:38 am By Express News Service ELURU/KAKINADA/KURNOOL/VIJAYAWADA: There is no let down in the flood situation in the twin Godavari districts, with heavy inflows continuing in the river following heavy rains in the upper catchment areas.  Around 400 …
  • Jagan government transfers 47 IAS officers in AP, 2nd rejig this month June 22, 2019 1:13 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In another major reshuffle, 47 IAS officers were transferred by the state government, the second such exercise in less than a month. The orders were issued by Chief Secretary LV Subramanyam late on Friday night. On June …
  • Naidu, Jagan among top threeMLAs having highest assets May 26, 2019 7:15 pm Chief Minister-elect, Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, caretaker Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu and Telugu actor Nandumuri Balakrishna (Mr. Naidu’s brother- in law) are the top three MLAs in the new Andhra Pradesh Assembly having the highest declared movable …
  • Maoist threat: DGP  tells police to be on high alert along AOB   May 13, 2019 5:06 am By Express News Service KAKINADA: Anticipating trouble in the Agency areas of East Godavari district bordering Odisha and Chhattisgarh in the wake of the recent exchange of fire between security forces and Maoists in which five Maoists were killed, …
  • Kapu candidates dominate Jana Sena list March 24, 2019 6:46 am Express News Service KAKINADA/ELURU: The Jana Sena Party (JSP), whose chief Pawan Kalyan talks of a society without caste, creed and religion, has given the lion’s share of tickets in the twin Godavari districts to candidates from one particular …
  • Father or daughter? Araku voters to decide which side they are on March 23, 2019 9:11 pm 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 …
  • Revenue officer nabbed by anti-graft sleuths March 15, 2019 2:06 pm  The RI, however, reportedly demanded Adireddy to pay him a bribe of Rs 5,000 to process the application. Rajahmundry: Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) sleuths on Tuesday trapped a revenue inspector red-handed while accepting bribe of Rs 5,000 from a man at …
  • Amravati to soon have replica of TTD February 1, 2019 9:57 am TIRUPATI: A traditional ceremony was held Thursday in Amaravati, capital city of Andhra Pradesh, for the proposed Rs 150 crore Lord Venkateswara temple, a 'replica' of the famous hill shrine of the deity at nearby Tirumala. Ahead of the foundation …
  • AK Singhal unveils Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams’s development initiatives January 27, 2019 7:32 am By Express News Service TIRUPATI: Maha Samprokshanam will be performed at the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) constructed Lord Venkateswara temple on Swamy Vivekananda Trust office premises in Kanyakumari, on Sunday, Anil Kumar Singhal, Executive …
  • State govt. has made farming profitable, says Minister January 9, 2019 5:44 am Stating that the Telugu Desam Party government had made farming profitable, Agriculture Minister S. Chandramohan Reddy on Tuesday said the primary sector registered a growth rate of 11% in the last five years owing to farmer-friendly initiatives of the …
  • Mission Fingerling helping 50,000 fisher families November 10, 2018 5:47 am By Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM: Mission Fingerling, the Centre’s effort to recognise the potential and possibilities in the fisheries sector, aims to enhance fisheries production from 10.79 million metric tonne (mmt) to 15 mmt by 2020-21 under …
  • Are early polls for Telangana a feasible idea? KCR discusses with Rajnath August 27, 2018 10:37 am HYDERABAD: With chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao mulling advancing Assembly polls, he is learnt to have discussed with Union home minister Rajnath Singh about its feasibility from security point of view during their meeting in New Delhi on Sunday. …
  • Rescue, relief works underway August 23, 2018 1:48 am By Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM: As the River Godavari continued to flow over the second warning level, the officials concerned have been put on high alert, who are analysing the situation from time to time, and rescue operations are underway. In …
  • Godavari, Krishna Rivers In Spate, Government On High Alert August 21, 2018 12:16 am The intensity picked up yesterday and the surging water entered villages on the banks. (File) Amaravati: With the Godavari and Krishna rivers in spate following rains, the government machinery is on high alert and hundreds of villagers on the banks have …
  • 9000 shifted to relief camps as precautionary measure in AP as Godavari in spate August 20, 2018 7:13 pm Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu. More than 9000 persons have been shifted to relief camps as a precautionary measure as the Godavari River which is in spate inundated several low lying areas in East and West Godavari districts early …
  • Pension for renal patients in pvt hospitals too May 31, 2018 2:24 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has directed the officials to extend dialysis and pension facilities to the renal patients who are undergoing treatment in private hospitals also. At present, the government is …
  • Operators usually go overboard May 20, 2018 2:23 am Overloading of boats, negligence on the part of drivers and lack of supervision by the authorities are some of the factors that are leading to boat mishaps in the Godavari. The recent boat tragedy near Vadapalli that claimed the lives of 19 tribal people …
  • 19 dead in Godavari boat accident, search on for one missing person May 17, 2018 10:31 am East Godavari district Collector Kartikeya Misra on Thursday announced that 19 persons drowned and one was missing in the boat tragedy that took place in Godavari river near Manturu on Tuesday evening. As many as 17 people, including four members of the …
  • 40 feared drowned as boat capsizes in Godavari River in Andhra Pradesh: Quick facts May 16, 2018 7:53 am Search and rescue operations continued despite bad weather and nightfall.ANI At least 40 people are feared drowned after a boat capsized in the Godavari River in Andhra Pradesh, Tuesday, May 15. The boat was reportedly carrying around 50 people. While the …
  • Andhra boat capsizes: Joint-Rescue effort being conducted May 16, 2018 4:53 am [India], May 16 (ANI): Following the capsize of a boat in the Godavari river on Tuesday, a joint-effort by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), State Disaster Response Force (SDRF), Fire Service and Police officials is underway to recover the boat …
  • Andhra Pradesh motor launch capsize: Navy steps in, rescue operations in full swing May 16, 2018 3:58 am Officials said that among the survivors is a 14-year-old girl, Sirisha, who jumped out of the launch as it capsized and hung on to a brand new fridge which someone had purchased and had loaded it on the launch. Divers from Indian Navy from Visakhapatnam …
  • Info revolution in the offing May 16, 2018 3:08 am Andhra Pradesh will reach a major milestone in taking the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) closer to the tribals with GiriNet. The government has chalked out plans to provide Internet, TV and telephone facilities in all gram panchayats of …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Launch capsizes in Godavari river, over 10 feared drowned May 15, 2018 10:04 pm Divers from the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), besides teams from Andhra Pradesh Fire and Emergency Services, irrigation and revenue departments have been pressed in for rescue operations. (Representational image) More than 10 people are feared …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Several missing after boat capsizes in East Godavari district May 15, 2018 3:37 pm Meanwhile, officials claimed that all the tribals jumped out of the sinking boat and swam ashore. (Representational image) Several people are reported missing after a boat capsized in Godavari river in East Godavari district in the state of Andhra Pradesh …
  • Tourist boat catches fire on Godavari, passengers safe May 11, 2018 9:53 am A tourist boat that left from Polavaram to Papikondalu caught fire on Friday morning due to a short circuit in the engine. The crew immediately saw the fire, pulled the boat ashore and alerted the 80 passengers to get off the boat as an emergency safety …
  • Ministry of Home Affairs to discuss Muslim reservation bill with Telangana today April 27, 2018 2:03 am HYDERABAD: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is holding a crucial meeting on Friday with the State government officials on providing reservation to Muslims in employment and education under BC Category. The State Legislative Assembly adopted a Bill …
  • AP govt. to provide feeder ambulances to remote areas March 6, 2018 10:34 pm [India], Mar. 07 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh government has taken up an initiative to provide feeder ambulances to remote areas of the state that do not have proper road connectivity. Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, state's health minister Kamineni …
  • TTD EO announces slew of proposals with emphasis on pilgrim amenities    January 27, 2018 7:30 am Image for representational purpose only TIRUPATI: In his Republic Day speech, TTD Executive Officer Anil Kumar Singhal announced new proposals and projects at TTD headquarters here on Friday. After hoisting the national flag, in his Republic Day address at …
  • Roosters up for sale as Sankranti nears January 12, 2018 4:26 am KAKINADA:Even as the High Court imposed a ban on ‘cockfights’ during Sankranti, organisers are making elaborate arrangements to conduct the sport during the harvest festival in twin Godavari districts this year. Realtors, traders, political leaders, …
  • Another YSR Congress MLA joins Telugu Desam in Andhra Pradesh November 4, 2017 12:09 pm AMARAVATI: Over a year after she alleged that the Telugu Desam leadership offered her "crores of rupees" to switch loyalty, YSR Congress MLA Vantala Rajeswari on Saturday crossed over to the ruling party in Andhra Pradesh. Telugu Desam head and …
  • Another YSR Congress MLA joins TDP, slams Jagan November 4, 2017 7:43 am [India] Nov. 4 (ANI): Another Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from YSR (Yuvajana Sramika Rythu) Congress Party joined Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Saturday. YSR Congress Party MLA from Rampachodavaram, Vantala Rajeswari, joined TDP in presence of …
  • Sixteen tribals die of food poisoning, CM announces ex gratia June 26, 2017 6:54 am RAJAHMUNDRY: Sixteen tribals have died due to food poisoning in the remote hamlet of Chaparai in Y Ramavaram mandal of East Godavari district since May 29. Another 32, whose condition is serious are undergoing treatment at the government hospital in …