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Kadapa Division

  • Krishna administration sets up information centres in city May 28, 2021 7:21 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Krishna district administration has arranged information centres to provide information for family members and relatives of patients undergoing Covid-19 treatment in government hospitals across the district, Covid-19 …
  • Collector gives Rs 10 lakh to girl who lost parents due to COVID-19 in Andhra Pradesh May 27, 2021 5:18 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Collector A Md Imtiaz on Wednesday has provided financial assistance of Rs 10 lakh announced by the State government to P Pavani Lakshmi Priyanka who lost her parents to the dreaded virus. The financial assistance was …
  • 16-yr-old donates medical equipment worth Rs 37 lakh May 26, 2021 6:52 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In his attempt to strengthen healthcare in rural areas amid rising Covid- 19 cases, a 16-year-old has donated 56 oxygen concentrators, oxygen cylinders and other medical equipment to hospitals and health centres in Nuzvid …
  • COVID positivity rate 12 per cent in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district May 24, 2021 5:28 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: More than 20,000 persons tested positive for the virus in the district during May, while Test Positivity Rate (TPR) is 12 per cent in the second wave, Collector A Md Imtiaz said.  The TPR was 5.3 per cent during Covid-19 …
  • ‘Bad road engineering cause for rise in accidents’  April 20, 2021 3:55 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Faulty road engineering, bad designs and lack of signage boards to restrict speed limit on various roads are the major reasons for the rise in the number of road accidents in Krishna district, as per a study conducted by …
  • Two held, gold ornaments worth Rs 8.4 lakh recovered in Andhra Pradesh April 15, 2021 6:59 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Krishna district police arrested two notorious interstate offenders and recovered gold ornaments worth Rs 8.4 lakh from them on Wednesday. Addressing a press conference, Additional SP Malika Garg said the two accused - …
  • Traffic curbs in Vijayawada  tomorrow April 11, 2021 12:06 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Traffic diversions will be in place in the city on Monday, following the AP Volunteers Seva Mitra Awards presentation ceremony to be attended by Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy at Poranki on Monday.  All heavy …
  • In first meet, GVMC council adopts resolution against VSP privatisation April 10, 2021 8:50 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: A resolution opposing the 100 percent disinvestment of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant was adopted unanimously by the GVMC council, in its first meeting on Friday. Mayor Golagani Hari Venkata Kumari, who chaired the meeting …
  • Andhra Pradesh: GVMC council resolves against VSP privatisation April 10, 2021 1:02 am VISAKHAPATNAM: The first council meeting of Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) on Friday unanimously passed a resolution against the privatisation of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP). The issue was on top of the agenda and taken in response …
  • Man gets death for killing wife April 9, 2021 4:02 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Vijayawada Mahila Sessions Court on Thursday awarded death penalty to a man who set his pregnant wife afire on June 15, 2019. The accused was identified as B Nambiar alias Sujith (35), a native of Jonnapadu village …
  • Traffic cop’s house set afire in Gudivada April 5, 2021 12:54 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In a shocking incident, unknown miscreants set the house of a traffic constable on fire in Gudivada on Sunday morning. None was injured in the incident as the constable Praveen Kumar and his family were in a hospital …
  • Six ganja peddlers arrested, Rs 17 lakh worth ganja seized April 3, 2021 11:26 am VIJAYAWADA: Gudivada police on Thursday nabbed six persons involved in ganja peddling and recovered six kgs of the banned substance worth Rs. 17 lakh. The police team, led by DSP N Satyanandam,  arrested the habitual offenders near the old Kozylon factory …
  • Jagan lays stone for flood retaining wall April 1, 2021 5:09 am VIJAYAWADA; The decades old problem of inundation due to Krishna River floods will be a thing of the past following the decision to construct flood retaining wall. Towards this, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy laid the foundation stone for the …
  • Degree student drowns at Manginapudi beach March 29, 2021 2:22 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A 20-year-old youth drowned at the Manginapudi beach near Machilipatnam on Sunday. The deceased was identified as Abhinay Bose, a B.Sc student from Siddhantam village in Gudivada mandal. According to Machilipatnam Rural …
  • DGP D Gautam Sawang lauds police for peaceful conduct of polls March 11, 2021 11:19 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Director General of Police D Gautam Sawang appreciated the efforts of police and other line departments for the smooth conduct of local body elections held across 13 districts in the State. In a press statement on …
  • Seven students faint after eating chocolates March 11, 2021 3:45 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Seven students of Gudivada RCM Missionary Aided School fainted after eating non-ISI marked chocolates on Tuesday. The teacher said after the class 1 students complained of weakness and dizziness, they were asked asked to …
  • Anakapalle’s dilemma: to merge with GVMC or not March 5, 2021 3:37 am Will the inclusion of Anakapalle municipality in the Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) breathe fresh life into the condition of its wards? Residents are divided over the issue even as the municipality finds itself battling a severe …
  • Krishna school makes students walk on knees for reaching late March 2, 2021 11:27 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The headmaster and physical education teacher (PET) of a government school in Gudivada town of Krishna district allegedly made girl students walk on their knees even as the latter carried their school bags, as punishment …
  • 85.64% voting in fourth phase in Krishna dist. February 22, 2021 4:45 am Krishna district witnessed a voter turnout of 84.97% in the gram panchayat elections conducted in the four phases. In the fourth phase conducted in the Nuzvid revenue division on Sunday, a turnout of 85.64%, the highest among the four, was registered. The …
  • Focus on safety of women, elderly during local body polls: SP February 14, 2021 10:30 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district SP M Ravindranath Babu directed the police personnel to focus on safety of senior citizens and pregnant women, visiting the polling stations to cast their vote during the second phase of panchayat …
  • Gudivada bank staffer hangs self due ill health February 10, 2021 2:06 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  A 41-year-old bank attender died by suicide after hanging himself in the record room of The Co-operative Urban Bank, Gudivada Town on Monday. Gudivada One Town sub inspector K Durga Prasad said the deceased was …
  • SCR gets ₹ 7,222 crore to focus on infrastructure, safety projects February 5, 2021 11:18 am Telangana railway projects got ₹ 2,420 crore while Andhra Pradesh got ₹ 5,812 crore for the next financial year to take up new infrastructure and safety works. Telangana’s allocation is 118% more than the average of last five years from 2014-20 at ₹1,110 …
  • 8.84 lakh families to get  LED bulbs in Krishna January 18, 2021 2:53 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: To promote energy efficiency, LED bulbs will be distributed to 8.84 lakh families in rural areas of Krishna district from February under the Gram UJALA (Unnat Jyoti by Affordable Lighting for All)  scheme by the Energy …
  • Narsapur-Secunderabad special trains to clear festive rush January 17, 2021 5:52 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: South Central Railway (SCR) will run two one-way special trains from Narsapur and Anakapalle to Secunderabad to clear extra rush of passengers on Sunday. These special train will be fully reserved services. The Narsapur- …
  • Krishna APSRTC nets Rs 2 crore during Sankranti January 17, 2021 5:52 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) Krishna region earned a revenue of Rs 2 crore by running 843 special buses from January 8 to 14. The buses were operated to Hyderabad and from there to various …
  • One killed, six injured as truck hits car January 16, 2021 7:32 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A speeding truck created ruckus at Hanuman Junction on Friday after it hit a motorcycle and a car leaving one dead and injuring six others including a woman.According to Hanuman Junction police, the accident happened at …
  • Cockfights organised in Krishna, Prakasam despite police raids January 14, 2021 3:33 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Contrary to the claims of police on strict implementation of the ban imposed by Supreme Court and High Court on cockfights during Sankranti festival, cockfights were organised in a big way in many parts of Krishna, …
  • Police geo-tag Andhra Pradesh temple for security purposes January 14, 2021 3:01 am VIJAYAWADA: AP Director General of Police (DGP) Gautam Sawang on Wednesday announced that the department has solved 29 of the total 44 attacks on temples in the state and has arrested 85 persons. The DGP maintained that there have been attempts to …
  • Despite ban, punters gear up for cockfights in Godavari and Krishna districts January 12, 2021 10:19 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Despite strict police vigil, organisers and punters are gearing up for organising cockfights during Sankranti festival in twin Godavari and Krishna districts. To wean youth away from gambling, cockfights and other …
  • Sankranthi: Police organise events to keep youth off banned games in Krishna, West Godavari districts January 10, 2021 11:33 am Thousands of youth are participating in games and sports being organised by the Police Department as part of the Sankranthi festivities in Krishna and West Godavari districts. The events are being conducted in different categories, including ‘rangoli’ …
  • Minister Kodali Nani lands in soup over remarks on gambling January 5, 2021 5:56 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A day after Opposition TDP levelled allegations that gambling dens run allegedly by Civil Supplies Minister Kodali Sri Venkateswara Rao (Nani) were raided in Gudivada constituency leading to seizure of huge cash on …
  • Security beefed up around places of worship in Andhra Pradesh: DGP Gautam Sawang January 4, 2021 8:45 pm VIJAYAWADA: DGP Gautam Sawang warned of stringent action against all those found guilty of the recent attacks on temples and vandalism. He directed the police department to enhance protection and security to temples across the 13 districts. He said that …
  • Land grabbing row between TDP, YSRCP heats up December 28, 2020 10:24 am Visakhapatanam: High drama prevailed at the well-known Saibaba Temple on Beach Road in Visakhapatnam on Sunday morning when Anakapalle MLA Gudivada Amaranth and a large number of YSRCP workers waited for TDP MLA Velagapudi Ramakrishna Babu to swear on Baba …
  • Arrangements in full swing for organising cockfights during Sankranti December 27, 2020 11:06 am With Sankranti, the biggest festival for farmers approaching fast, cockfight organisers are busy in making arrangements for the traditional game ‘cockfights’ (known as 'Kodi Pandelu' in local parlance). Flood lights, cockfight arenas, food stalls, …
  • Mystery illness raises concerns over Kolleru pollution December 15, 2020 5:15 am The outbreak of a mysterious illness in Eluru and the neighbouring villages in West Godavari district is a wake-up call on the increasing pollution levels in the Kolleru Lake and other water bodies in Andhra Pradesh and it’s high time the State and Central …
  • Filtered drinking water remains elusive in many West Godavari villages December 8, 2020 4:29 pm At a time when people are pointing fingers at the quality of drinking water in Eluru and its vicinity, amid other things, as the culprit for giving rise to the mysterious illness rattling West Godavari district headquarters, it is pertinent to understand …
  • 10.67 per cent rice cards yet to be mapped in Krishna December 6, 2020 1:57 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Joint Collector L Siva Shankar said that 1,35,384 rice cards (10.67 per cent) are yet to be mapped as against the total of 12,69,191 in the district.  In a review meeting held at the Sub-Collector’s office here on …
  • Crops damaged in 1.84 lakh hectares in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna December 4, 2020 5:09 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: District Collector A Md Imtiaz said the crops in 1.84 lakh hectares were damaged due to heavy rains that lashed  the district on November 27 and 28 due to Cyclone Nivar, as per the preliminary report submitted by the …
  • Krishna district to get five child-friendly police stations November 17, 2020 2:49 am The Krishna district police has decided to transform five police stations into child-friendly one by allotting some place for creating play area for children. As part of the ongoing Children’s Day celebrations from November 14 to 20, the authorities have …
  • Krishna district police bust fake Aadhaar card racket November 10, 2020 3:42 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Krishna district police on Monday busted a fake PAN and Aadhaar card racket and arrested six persons. The police seized fake PAN and Aadhaar cards, seals, computers, laptops, scanners, printers, webcams, fingerprint …
  • Gudivada rural police arrest five bike lifters, 9 bikes recovered November 4, 2020 5:53 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Gudivada rural police on Tuesday arrested five bike lifters and recovered nine motorcycles worth `5 lakh from their possession. Addressing the media, Circle Inspector D Ramana said that the accused were found moving …
  • Gutkha, liquor seized in raids in Krishna district November 2, 2020 5:56 am In a joint operation, the police in association with Special Enforcement Bureau (SEB) personnel conducted raids at different places in Krishna district on Sunday and registered 28 cases and took 37 persons into custody for possessing banned gutkha products …
  • Farmers will get remunerative price for paddy: Krishna district collector A Md Imtiaz November 1, 2020 4:00 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: District Collector A Md Imtiaz has said that all arrangements are made to provide remunerative price for paddy produced by the farmers during Kharif season in the district. At a programme held at his camp office here on …
  • Andhra Pradesh RTC to issue bus passes in Krishna district from tomorrow November 1, 2020 3:50 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  With the State government issuing guidelines for reopening educational institutions from Monday, Krishna region of Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) has decided to issue bus passes in various …
  • District road safety panel identifies 124 black spots in Vijayawada October 28, 2020 5:24 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Out of the 174 accident black spots in Krishna district, 124 have been identified in Vijayawada city alone. This was found out in a ground-level inspection carried out by the district road safety committee, which also …
  • Andhra Pradesh: South Central Railway commissions 69 km double railway line in record time October 23, 2020 7:38 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   In a record time, the Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd (RVNL) completed and commissioned 69 km of doubling of railway line between Uppaluru-Gudivada-Moturu and Gudivada-Machilipatnam on Thursday.  The newly-commissioned double …
  • Torrential rains batter parts of Rayalaseema, snap road links October 12, 2020 3:39 am By Express News Service CHITTOOR/KADAPA/VIJAYAWADA: Heavy and continuous rains in parts of Rayalaseema since Saturday night has left several streams in Kadapa and Chittoor districts overflowing, and thrown life out of gear. Two persons, who were …
  • Six new containment zones in Krishna September 26, 2020 6:22 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Collector A Md Imtiaz on Friday announced six more containment zones in the Krishna district. These zones include Wakanur village in Avanigadda zone, Lakshmipuram village in Challapalli zone, Thotaravulapadu village in …
  • BJP demands sacking of AP minister for his comments September 24, 2020 6:48 pm Amaravati, Sep 24 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers have demanded the sacking of state Civil Supplies Minister, Kodali Venkateshwara Rao, on Thursday for his comments on Narendra Modi and Yogi Adityanath in connection with the BJP …
  • Village Defence Squads formed to check anti-social activities in Krishna September 19, 2020 2:30 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  With the incidents of Hindu temples and other places of worship being vandalised by unidentified miscreants at various places across the State, Krishna district police, initiated Gram Rakshak Dalams/Village Defence …
  • Was attacked for pointing out injustices towards Dalits: TDP leader files complaint against Nani September 12, 2020 4:48 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Alleging threat to his life from minister Kodali Sri Venkateswara Rao alias Nani, former TDP Gudivada town president Dityala Rambabu filed a complaint at Gudivada police station on Friday.  In his complaint, Rambabu …
  • Southern Railway's Chennai Divn starts new service to map movement of goods September 11, 2020 12:11 pm Southern Railway's Chennai Division has introduced a new stream of traffic, “Time-tabled container train services” to capture the loading and unloading of goods from industries and firms to destinations across the country. Apart from coal and coke, …
  • Power Mech Projects Limited secures orders worth Rs. 1311.70 crores September 3, 2020 6:30 am Power Mech Projects Limited (BSE Scrip Code: 539302, NSE Symbol: POWERMECH) has received letter of intent / L1 intimation for the following work worth Rs. 1311.70 Crores. Below are the details of the Orders: 1.4 laning of Channarayanapatna Bypass from …
  • ‘Naidu trying to dent city’s brand image’ August 21, 2020 5:11 am Anakapalle MLA says govt. committed to all-round development of the State YSR Congress Party MLA Gudivada Amarnath on Thursday accused TDP national president N. Chandrababu Naidu has been relentlessly trying to damage the brand image of Visakhapatnam. …
  • Flood in Krishna damages thousands of acres of crops; NDRF personnel rescue five in Nandigama August 17, 2020 5:15 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With heavy rains lashing the district for the last three days, water level in Krishna river near Prakasam Barrage has been increasing steadily.As on Sunday, while inflows to the barrage stood at 1.35 lakh cusecs, …
  • Visakhapatnam COVID-19 count breaches 20,000-mark, partial lockdown in Anakapalle August 11, 2020 4:58 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The district breached the 20,000-mark in Covid-19 count as 620 new cases were reported on Monday. Now, the total number of corona cases rose to 20,525. As many as 972 people were discharged from Covid hospitals in the …
  • 342 new COVID-19 cases take Andhra's Krishna district total past 9K; 3,012 still undergoing treatment August 7, 2020 4:49 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With 363 more cases, the Covid-19 count of Krishna district crossed the 9,000-mark on Thursday and stood at 9,042. Six more died of coronavirus, taking the toll to 198. Of the total 9,042, the district has 3,012 active …
  • Governor's assent precursor to development of all regions of Andhra Pradesh: YSR Congress August 2, 2020 3:39 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan gave his consent to three capitals and CRDA Bills after taking all aspects into consideration, YSR Congress spoksperson and MLA Gudivada Amarnath said.  While all sections of people …
  • Private hospitals in Vijayawada join fight against coronavirus July 27, 2020 4:04 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district on Sunday reported six more deaths due to COVID-19, taking the toll to 144. As many as 332 more persons tested positive for the virus in 24 hours, taking the tally to 5,580. The district now has 1,376 …
  • Watch: Waiters in PPE kits serve food at wedding in Andhra Pradesh July 25, 2020 4:06 pm By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Updated: July 25, 2020 8:19:34 pm The wedding organisers had requested the caterers to make sure that their serving team were wearing PPE kits, ensuring hygiene in view of the Covid-19 situation. (Picture credit: YouTube/ …
  • Andhra Pradesh DGP D Gautam Sawang launches ‘Operation Muskaan COVID-19’ July 15, 2020 2:43 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The sixth phase of ‘Operation Muskaan COVID-19’ took off in Andhra Pradesh. Director General of Police D Gautam Sawang formally launched rescue vehicles for Vijayawada, Guntur Urban and Rural units for the week-long …
  • Krishna district reports 111 new cases, 3 deaths July 14, 2020 5:27 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Krishna district reported 111 cases on Monday, taking the count to 2,615. The Covid-19 toll mounted to 83 as three more persons died of virus. The district has 691 active cases and 1,841 were discharged from hospitals, …
  • Monsoon vigorous over TN, East and North-East India July 10, 2020 11:00 am East and North-East India are getting a severe pounding from a monsoon which is behaving indifferently over the rest of the country in signs that it has entered a weak phase. But this is also the phase when the East Coast as well as Odisha, Coastal Andhra …
  • Two minor girls raped by sexagenarians in Krishna July 10, 2020 2:14 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Two minor girls were allegedly sexually assaulted by sexagenarians in two separate incidents at Gudivada and Telaprolu village in Krishna district on Thursday.In the first incident, Gudivada DSP G Satyanandam said the …
  • 55 new coronavirus infections in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district July 7, 2020 4:52 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Krishna reported 55 fresh Covid-19 cases on Monday, taking the tally in the district to 1,798. With the death of one more patient, the toll stood at 70. Meanwhile, the district has 1,056 active cases after the recovery …
  • People freely move around in Andhra sans masks in Unlock 1.0 June 8, 2020 1:10 pm Amaravathi, June 8 (IANS) On a day when lockdown measures were relaxed and businesses opened up, the common public in Andhra Pradesh were seen moving freely, most of them without a mask, with Unlock 1.0 entering its second week on Monday. “Most people are …
  • Anakapalle in Visakhapatnam shut after 14 positive COVID-19 cases reported in a single day June 6, 2020 4:24 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  For the first time since coronavirus outbreak, Anakapalle town was brought under lockdown as it recorded 14 positive cases in a single day (Friday). All these  cases are primary and secondary contacts of positive …
  • "Abusive Content": Andhra High Court Serves Notice To 93 For Online Posts May 30, 2020 12:22 pm Andhra HIgh Court had transferred the Dr K Sudhakar case to the CBI Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh High Court has issued notices to 44 people for derogatory and offensive social media posts directed at the judiciary over its decision to hand the Dr Sudhakar …
  • HC reinstates Ramesh as SEC, setback for Jagan govt May 30, 2020 12:37 am Vijayawada: The high court on Friday set aside ordinance 5 of 2020 and the consequential GOs issued by the state government which resulted in cessation of Nimmagadda Ramesh Kumar’s tenure as state election commissioner (SEC). The high court also reinstated …
  • Remembering NTR on his birth anniversary May 28, 2020 5:02 pm People crowned him Viswa Vikhyatha Nata Sarvabhouma for his remarkable performances on screen. Born in Nimmakuru, a small village in Gudivada taluk of Krishna District, the Padma Shri awardee has films like Maya Bazaar (1957), Gundamma Katha (1962), …
  • SCR transports 12.3 lakh tonnes of food grains May 3, 2020 2:38 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: South Central Railway (SCR) had transported 12.3 lakh tonnes of food grain in April, which is almost six times of the loading done by the SCR during the same cumulative period in 2019 and registered an incremental …
  • Lockdown: 562 migrants homebound for intrastate journey from Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district May 2, 2020 3:42 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  As the government has allowed movement of stranded migrants, as many as 562 persons from West Godavari, Srikakulam and Vizianagaram left for their home from Krishna district on Friday.  The administration had arranged …
  • Intense thunderstorms lash Coastal AP, Telangana, Tamil Nadu April 26, 2020 11:53 am Intense thunderstorms accompanied with gusty winds/squally weather/hailstorm and rainfall exceeding five cm lashed Coastal Odisha, North Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and North Tamil Nadu on Saturday/Sunday as thunderheads paraded along the …
  • Lockdown impact: Stuck in India, US visa holders worry about jobs, families April 25, 2020 7:12 am India lockdown: A US embassy official gives instructions to a batch of NRIs being taken to the US in relief flights. The NRIs were shuttled in buses from Ludhiana to the Delhi airport on Friday. (Express Photo: Gurmeet Singh) Every time she is on a …
  • 128 APSRTC depots closed, 12,000 services cancelled in State March 24, 2020 4:04 pm With the government declaring lockdown, all the 12,000 buses belonging to the Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) were confined to 128 depots in the State from Sunday midnight. All the suburban and urban services were cancelled and …
  • Major jolt to Telugu Desam as Karanam meets CM March 13, 2020 7:23 am The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) suffered a jolt as its senior leader and MLA from Chirala Karanam Balarama Krishnamurthy on Thursday met Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy along with his son Venkatesh, setting off speculation over his next move. Mr. Jagan …
  • Cybercrime police trace missing techie in Delhi March 3, 2020 5:53 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Cybercrime police have reunites a youngster with his family on Monday. The 27-year-old man reportedly went missing on February 8. According to cybercrime station Inspector K Shivaji, Kona Pravulla Sravan Kumar …
  • Resolve pending housing cases quickly, officials told March 3, 2020 5:52 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Collector A Md Imtiaz has directed revenue officials to resolve 158 pending cases regarding a few lands meant for housing schemes. He was speaking at a review meeting with officials of Vijayawada, Gudivada, Machilipatnam …
  • Vijayawada's Kankipadu road-widening on cards March 2, 2020 3:24 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Motorists’ long-pending demand of road-widening of the 24.8 km stretch between Gudivada and Kankipadu will soon be materialised as the R&B Department is preparing estimates for the project. Retaining walls are …
  • Irregularities plague govt. hospitals: ACB February 29, 2020 7:14 am The 48-hour raid on Government District Headquarters and Area Hospitals and Dispensaries across the State by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials highlighted the poor maintenance and irregularities in drug stores, wards and kitchens in many hospitals …
  • ACB raids Andhra hospitals, finds patients diverted to private facilities February 27, 2020 11:08 pm The ACB teams also found glaring discrepancies and absenteeism at several health facilities. (Representational image) Staff at several public hospitals were diverting patients to private hospitals and diagnostic centres for treatment and tests, according …
  • New Andhra Pradesh districts to come up in 2021 February 19, 2020 2:52 am HYDERABAD: The formation of new districts in Andhra Pradesh may take place only in 2021.  AP Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, during his Praja Sankalpa Yatra before the Assembly elections last year, had promised that the number of districts will be …
  • Humpy Koneru wins second edition of the Cairns Cup February 17, 2020 11:35 am It has been a good semester for Humpy Koneru. Since September 2019, the Indian star won the first event of the Grand Prix series in Skolkovo, got second place at the second stage in Monaco, became Women's Word Rapid Champion and now got clear first …
  • Much-awaited Madhura Nagar railway underbridge to come up at Rs 17 crore February 11, 2020 3:17 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The much-awaited railway underbridge (RUB) near Madhura Nagar railway station will be developed in the months to come, as the State government has approved Rs 17.42 crore, out of Rs 50 crore sanctioned to the Vijayawada …
  • How Jagan Mohan Reddy rolled back several of his predecessor's policy decisions in Andra Pradesh February 8, 2020 6:47 pm Andhra Pradesh was India’s most business-friendly state in 2016, 2017 and 2018, according to separate studies conducted by the Union commerce ministry, the World Bank and the National University of Singapore. But few would agree with that claim now. Since …
  • South Central Railway gets Rs 6,846 crore for infrastructure February 6, 2020 7:25 am By Express News Service HYDERABAD: The South Central Railway has received a staggering budgetary allocation of Rs6,846 crore for the year of 2020-21. This is a 30 per cent increase from last year’s budgetary allocation. The allocation includes Rs 2,856 …
  • Budget gives ₹6,846 crore to South Central Railway in 2020-21 February 6, 2020 4:49 am South Central Railway (SCR) has been allocated ₹6,846 crore for the year 2020-21 in the Budget including grants of ₹2,856 crore for new lines. In addition, doubling, third line and bypass works have been provided ₹3,836 crore, while ₹152 crore has been …
  • Akividu-Bhimavaram double railway line commissioned February 4, 2020 5:06 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The South Central Railway (SCR) has commissioned doubling of the line between Akividu and Bhimavaram railway stations in Vijayawada Division, with the running of Tirupati-Bilaspur Express (train no 17842). According to …
  • Over 10,000 to visit Inspire Manak February 3, 2020 5:44 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: District Educational Officer (DEO) MV Rajyalakshmi has directed the officials concerned to make arrangements for Inspire Manak Awards Scheme 2019-20 at Donbosco High School Guntupalli from February 3 to 5 and Francis …
  • Andhra cabinet approves draft bill to abolish legislative council January 27, 2020 3:32 pm Image Source : T RAGHAVAN, INDIA TV Andhra Pradesh CM Jaganmohan Reddy In a major development, Andhra Pradesh cabinet on Monday approved a draft bill to abolish the Legislative Council. The decision was taken in the cabinet meeting held today, ruling YSR …
  • Protests continue in Port City against TD stand on three capitals January 26, 2020 8:58 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  YSRC leaders and workers took out a motorcycle rally, led by Tourism Minister Muttamsetti Srinivasa Rao alias Avanthi, here on Saturday. The rally passed through main throughfares with the YSRC workers raising …
  • No one can stop executive capital plan: Andhra Pradesh MLA Gudivada Amarnath January 25, 2020 8:31 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: YSR Congress MLA and party spokesperson Gudivada Amarnath said on Friday no one can stop from Vizag being the executive capital of the State. Legislative Council chairperson MA Shariff referred the Andhra Pradesh …
  • Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy calls for Cabinet meet on Monday over Legislative Council issue January 25, 2020 8:31 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has convened a Cabinet meeting on Monday morning reportedly to approve a resolution to abolish the Legislative Council. The resolution could be moved in the Assembly later the same day …
  • Pawan a political freelancer: YSRCP January 18, 2020 7:38 am YSRCP MLA and party spokesperson Gudivada Amarnath has questioned Jana Sena Party (JSP)’s political ideology and its president Pawan Kalyan’s commitment after he chose to align himself again with the BJP. Addressing the media here on Friday, Mr. Amarnath …
  • 540 cases lodged, 1,494 detained: Cockfights in Andhra continue unabated, crores change hands January 17, 2020 3:58 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA/KAKINADA/ELURU: A total of 540 cases (till 6 pm) were filed against organisers for illegally conducting cockfights during the three-day Sankranti festival in Krishna district.  As part of the raids, the police …
  • CM Jagan Mohan Reddy will celebrate Sankranti in Gudivada: Andhra Pradesh Civil Supplies Minister January 13, 2020 6:06 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Civil Supplies Minister Kodali Venkateswara Rao (Nani) said Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy would visit Gudivada on Tuesday to participate in Sankranti festivities. He said that CM would reach at 3 pm and reach K …
  • Police solve woman’s murder by friend in Vijayawada December 26, 2019 5:18 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   With the arrest of a man on Wednesday, Gudivada police said they had solved the murder case of Kruparani, who was found dead at an isolated location in Barrilanka village of Krishna district on December 19.  Addressing …
  • 37-yr-old found dead in hotel room of Gudivada town September 18, 2019 3:06 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   A 37-year-old man was found dead, while his mother was discovered in a serious condition in their hotel room in Gudivada town on Tuesday. According to Gudivada Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) N Satyananadam, the …
  • Bribe taint on Gudivada civic chief November 3, 2017 5:36 am VIJAYAWADA: The Anti-Corruption Bureau on Thursday caught Gudivada Municipal Commissioner N Pramod Kumar red-handed accepting a bribe of `1.10 lakh from a contractor. ACB Director General (DG) RP Thakur said civil contractor Koya Venkata Akka Rao had …
  • YSRC, TDP activists come close to blows at Gudivada April 12, 2017 2:17 am VIJAYAWADA: Tension prevailed for a while at Gudivada town in Krishna district on Tuesday when cadre of the Telugu Desam Party and YSR Congress came close to blows as TDP members burst crackers near the YSRC office after winning the municipality ward by- …
  • ‘Improve virus services at dist govt hospital’ June 14, 2021 5:01 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Collector J Nivas has directed health department officials to improve amenities and offer better treatment to infectees at the District Government Hospital, Machilipatnam. The Collector on Sunday convened a review …
  • CPI(M) criticises State govt. over Gangavaram Port sale June 10, 2021 8:05 am The Communist Party of India (Marxist) State secretary Penumalli Madhu has criticised the State government’s decision to part with its 90% stake in the Gangavaram Port connected to the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant(VSP). At a press conference here on Wednesday …
  • Andhra manages 1.5% growth rate in Covid times: Minister June 8, 2021 6:22 pm Despite the prevailing tough situation induced by the Covid-19 pandemic, Andhra Pradesh has registered a growth rate of 1.58 per cent, Industries Minister M. Gowtham Reddy said on Tuesday. Speaking to the media at Mangalagiri, he said Chief Minister Y.S. …
  • Vijayawada-based NGO gives traditional farewell to people who succumbed to Covid-19 June 6, 2021 2:35 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Putting religious differences aside, a few youth from city-based NGO ‘Helping Hands’ have taken the responsibility to give a traditional farewell to Covid-19 victims. The group has till now performed last rites of over 200 …
  • Focus on developing fishing harbours: CM June 2, 2021 7:41 am Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday reviewed the projects of the Agri Infra Fund with the Ministers and senior officials of the departments of Agriculture and its allied sectors such as Marketing, A.P. Dairy Development Cooperative Federation, …
  • Jagan directs officials to expedite Vizag fishing harbour June 2, 2021 12:57 am VIJAYAWADA: The state government will accord priority to the development of Visakhapatnam fishing harbour and prepare an action plan for development of Kakinada fishing harbour and Kothapatnam fishing landing centre. Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy …
  • Cyclone-prone Odisha needs a weather radar upgrade June 1, 2021 8:01 am Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Odisha's robust disaster management might have seen off another cyclone with relative ease but the weather prediction systems need serious upgradation. Yaas which crossed Odisha coast could have been more ferocious had …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Traders told not to violate norms  May 30, 2021 7:45 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district SP M Ravindranath Babu on Friday took stock of implementation of partial curfew restrictions in Machilipatnam town. He warned that stringent punishment would be initiated against those who flout Covid-19 …
  • Inside the Indian Jewish kitchen May 29, 2021 1:21 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Food is a memory for Sahitya Akademi awardee Esther David. Of family members assembling at one place, women in the household cooking together and a large table filled with Indian Jewish delicacies. “Food is also all those …
  • Krishna administration sets up information centres in city May 28, 2021 7:21 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Krishna district administration has arranged information centres to provide information for family members and relatives of patients undergoing Covid-19 treatment in government hospitals across the district, Covid-19 …
  • Andhra Pradesh reels under severe heat waves May 28, 2021 6:14 am Visakhapatnam: Severe heat conditions prevailed in coastal Andhra Pradesh for the second day on Thursday. Latest IMD reports said eight met divisions in the state registered maximum temperature of around 40º Celsius and Tuni in East Godavari and …
  • Heritage on road to oblivion May 26, 2021 6:52 am Express News Service HYDERABAD:  Nearly three months ago, an earthmover made its way through the narrow Hussaini Alam Road. Manned by the workers of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC), it was set out to make way for an ‘swanky’ road …
  • Ramp up testing in rural areas: COVID-19 nodal officer tells Andhra officials May 25, 2021 6:23 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With Covid-19 positive cases reporting steadily in rural areas, Covid-19 nodal officer L Siva Shankar has directed officials to intensify sample testing and identify those above 45 who haven’t taken jab. He inspected the …
  • COVID positivity rate 12 per cent in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district May 24, 2021 5:28 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: More than 20,000 persons tested positive for the virus in the district during May, while Test Positivity Rate (TPR) is 12 per cent in the second wave, Collector A Md Imtiaz said.  The TPR was 5.3 per cent during Covid-19 …
  • 13 hospitals fined Rs 55 lakh for flouting COVID-19 norms in Andhra Pradesh  May 24, 2021 5:28 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Krishna district administration has imposed a fine of Rs 56 lakh on 13 hospitals for violating Covid-19 guidelines. The inquiry committee also found irregularities such as charging exorbitant fee from the patients, …
  • Amid cyclones, Chennai weather radar goes on blink May 23, 2021 6:53 am A cyclone (Yaas) is in the making over the Bay of Bengal, but the city doesn’t have a reliable weather radar to track rain bearing clouds.CHENNAI: A cyclone (Yaas) is in the making over the Bay of Bengal, but the city doesn’t have a reliable weather radar …
  • Andhra: Missing child traced in 30 minutes flat! May 23, 2021 4:22 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Robertsonpet police traced a minor girl within half-an-hour after he reportedly went missing, while playing outside a house at Balaramuni Pet of Machilipatnam town on Saturday. According to police, the parents of missing …
  • Back to the roots for Telugu cinema May 21, 2021 11:00 am   Cinema Bandi, streaming on Netflix, is the new Telugu film to have endeared movie buffs. With a tinge of surprise, debut director Praveen Kandregula acknowledges the appreciation the film has been getting from viewers in Tamil Nadu and Kerala, apart from …
  • Dead sperm whale washed off Antarvedi coast in Andhra Pradesh May 20, 2021 6:13 am A giant dead sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus) was sighted by local fisherfolk off Antarvedi coast near the confluence point of river Godavari into Bay of Bengal in East Godavari district. On being learnt about the marine species, a group of locals …
  • Four held for selling Remdesivir vials at inflated price in Andhra Pradesh May 19, 2021 6:08 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district police arrested a four-member gang, including two private hospital staff, for selling Remdesivir injections at inflated price in the black market in Machilipatnam on Tuesday. Five Remdesivir (COVIFOR) …
  • Top priority for setting up proposed medical colleges: Andhra Pradesh CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy May 4, 2021 6:50 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has instructed the officials to give top priority for setting up  medical colleges across the states as planned and expedite the works. Reviewing progress of Nadu-Nedu ( Health) scheme …
  • Build medical colleges at fast clip: Jagan to officials May 4, 2021 12:28 am Vijayawada: Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday directed officials to expedite setting up of medical colleges in the state. Reviewing the pace of construction of buildings to accommodate the newly sanctioned medical colleges with senior …
  • Esther David collaborates with Indian Jewish communities to record recipes for ‘Bene Appétit: The Cuisine of the Indian Jews’ May 3, 2021 10:56 am Author Esther David travels across India, collaborating with Jewish communities to learn how to cook traditional, closely guarded recipes for her new book, ‘Bene Appétit: The Cuisine of the Indian Jews’ “Zoo life was very cosmopolitan. I grew up with …
  • Govt hospital upgraded into Covid-19 hospital in Machilipatnam: Perni April 22, 2021 4:37 am By Express News Service MACHILIPATNAM: With positive cases of Covid-19 increasing steadily in the city, the District Government Hospital has been fully upgraded as a Covid-19 hospital by enhancing the number of beds to 250 from the existing 150, Transport …
  • Police arrests two for posing as ACB officials   April 21, 2021 3:11 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna police have arrested two persons for extorting money from government officials and traders by posing as ACB officials and police on Tuesday. Two mobile phones and Rs 1 lakh was seized from their possession.  …
  • ‘Bad road engineering cause for rise in accidents’  April 20, 2021 3:55 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Faulty road engineering, bad designs and lack of signage boards to restrict speed limit on various roads are the major reasons for the rise in the number of road accidents in Krishna district, as per a study conducted by …
  • Renowned radiologist Kakarla Subbarao passes away April 17, 2021 6:38 pm Renowned radiologist and former director of NIMS Kakarla Subbarao passed away on Friday. He was admitted to a private hospital a month ago for age-related ailments and passed away while undergoing treatment. Dr. Subbarao, who was conferred Padma Shri in …
  • SP distributes summer protection kits to traffic cops April 13, 2021 1:11 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna SP M Ravindranath Babu on Monday distributed summer protection kits to 40 traffic police personnel to beat the heat this summer. The summer protection kits contain an insulated water bottle, goggles, glucose …
  • Traffic curbs in Vijayawada  tomorrow April 11, 2021 12:06 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Traffic diversions will be in place in the city on Monday, following the AP Volunteers Seva Mitra Awards presentation ceremony to be attended by Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy at Poranki on Monday.  All heavy …
  • Hospitals violating Covid norms to lose registration in Andhra Pradesh April 10, 2021 1:02 am VIJAYAWADA: Private and corporate hospitals have been strictly warned against collection of high fee from corona patients. Those found guilty of violating government norms face severe punishment, said Krishna district collector A Md Imtiaz on Friday. He …
  • 150-bed Covid hosp readied in Machilipatnam April 9, 2021 4:02 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With surge in Covid-19 cases, the district administration has given permission for establishing a 150-bed Covid hospital on the premises of Government General Hospital, Machilipatnam, said Divisional Revenue Officer (DRO …
  • Andhra Pradesh reports highest spike of 1,941 Covid cases since November 10 April 7, 2021 5:32 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh reported close to 2,000 new infections in the 24 hours ending Tuesday 9 am taking the Covid-19 tally past the 9.10 lakh-mark. The daily count of 1,941 is the highest since November 10, 2020 when 1,886 …
  • BEL bags 12 Green Channel Certificates for 41 products April 5, 2021 7:18 pm Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), a defence PSU, has received 12 Green Channel Certificates for a total of 41 products manufactured at 10 SBUs/Units: Ghaziabad Unit and Military Radar SBU for Radars, Naval Systems I and Naval Systems II SBUs for Naval …
  • Man makes futile attempt to kidnap girl April 5, 2021 12:54 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: An unidentified miscreant made a futile attempt to kidnap a 10-year-old girl from her residence at Sukarlabad in Machilipatnam on Saturday night. However, he left the girl after she gained consciousness and screamed for …
  • ‘Ensure smooth conduct of ZPTC, MPTC elections’ April 5, 2021 1:19 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  District Collector A Md Imtiaz has directed officials concerned to take steps for the smooth conduct of ZPTC and MPTC elections. Polling will be held between 7 am and 5 pm at the 2,409 polling stations set up across the …
  • Three die as truck rams auto in Gudlavalleru March 29, 2021 2:22 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Three farmhands died and nine others suffered injuries when the auto in which they were travelling hit a truck at Vadlamannadu village in Gudlavalleru mandal on Sunday. The accident occurred around 7 am on Sunday and all …
  • Degree student drowns at Manginapudi beach March 29, 2021 2:22 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A 20-year-old youth drowned at the Manginapudi beach near Machilipatnam on Sunday. The deceased was identified as Abhinay Bose, a B.Sc student from Siddhantam village in Gudivada mandal. According to Machilipatnam Rural …
  • 11 die, 15 hurt in 2 separate AP accidents March 28, 2021 11:22 pm Vijayawada: Eleven people were killed in two separate accidents in Nellore and Krishna districts in the early hours of Sunday. At least 15 people were injured in both incidents. Eight people died after a tempo traveller rammed into a parked truck along the …
  • Police conduct Covid awareness drives, warn of imposing fines  March 28, 2021 6:11 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Following the instructions of Director General of Police (DGP) Gautam Sawang, unit heads of all the 13 districts conducted state awareness drives on the precautions that need to be taken in the wake of increasing Covid …
  • Say no to drugs, SP tells students March 24, 2021 7:58 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Stating that addiction to drugs is adversely impacting the youth, Krishna SP M Ravindranath Babu urged students to focus on their career. In order to create awareness on the ill-effects of drug use, the district police …
  • Rowdy-sheeter externed from Machilipatnam March 20, 2021 1:25 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The district administration on Friday externed Chintha Chinni, a rowdy-sheeter and accused in Machilipatnam Market Yard chairman Moka Bhaskar Rao murder case, for six months.  Collector A Md Imtiaz has issued orders …
  • Meet Rayana Bhagya Lakshmi, the fifth woman mayor of Vijayawada Municipal Corporation March 19, 2021 9:12 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Rayana Bhagya Lakshmi, who was elected unanimously as the fifth woman mayor of Vijaywada on Thursday, said her top priority is to implement the welfare schemes of the government and transform Vijayawada into a modern …
  • All set for oath-taking, election of mayors today in Andhra Pradesh March 18, 2021 1:07 pm VIJAYAWADA: The stage is set for the oath-taking ceremony of newly-elected corporators in Vijayawada, Machilipatnam and Guntur Municipal Corporations. They will immediately thereafter elect mayors and deputy mayors. Krishna district Collector and presiding …
  • 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 …
  • ULB polls: Vijayawada goes YSRC way, TDP finishes a distant Second March 15, 2021 4:58 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: All hopes and efforts of the TDP to win the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) to showcase that the people wanted Amaravati as the sole capital of the state, went in vain as the party failed to put up a decent fight in …
  • 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 …
  • What it takes for the conservation of whale sharks March 13, 2021 11:08 am A study reveals the global population of sharks and rays have crashed by over 70% in the past five decades. But a few conservation initiatives in India show that well-crafted policies and awareness programmes can make a difference Two decades ago, the …
  • Kollu Ravindra arrested for obstructing cops on poll duty  March 12, 2021 6:47 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Former minister and TDP leader Kollu Ravindra was arrested on Thursday morning on the charges of obstructing police personnel on election duty. Later, he was released on bail. Ravindra entered into an argument with the …
  • 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 …
  • Vijayawada first-time voters thrilled with experience March 11, 2021 11:19 pm Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Several first-time voters exercised their franchise in the municipal corporation elections held in 64 divisions of the city on Wednesday, pinning their hopes on the redressal of their long-pending demands in their …
  • Two arrested for assaulting woman in Andhra Pradesh's Machilipatnam January 25, 2021 6:01 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Machilipatnam rural police arrested two persons for allegedly assaulting a woman who boarded their auto-rickshaw late Saturday night.  The incident occurred in Kona village and it came to light after the victim filed a …
  • Man refuses to perform funeral rites of mother in Andhra Pradesh's Machilipatnam January 7, 2021 9:26 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In an inhuman act, a son refused to perform the last rites of his mother due to family disputes, in Machilipatnam on Wednesday.  The woman Raja Ratnam and her son Varaprasad had an argument over a property share earlier. …
  • Machilipatnam medical college to come up in 29.60 acres November 16, 2020 7:23 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Machilipatnam revenue division officer (RDO) NSK Khajavali has said 29.60 acres was handed over to the Directorate of Medical Education (DME) for establishment of a medical college in Machilipatnam. “Ten to 20 more acres …
  • Andhra Pradesh government gives nod to Detailed Project Report for Machilipatnam port November 10, 2020 3:32 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State government on Monday issued orders approving the Detailed Project Report (DPR) for the development of Machilipatnam Port in Krishna district. The government also accorded administrative sanction to take up …
  • Woman sets husband on fire in Machilipatnam October 31, 2020 6:44 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  A woman allegedly killed her husband by setting him on fire in Machilipatnam late Thursday night. The deceased was identified as Shaik Khadar Basha (38). He happens to be the son of Machilipatnam Market Yard chairman …
  • ACB raids expose graft in town planning office in Andhra Pradesh's Machilipatnam October 28, 2020 5:08 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) sleuths on Tuesday conducted surprise checks at the town planning office located at Machilipatnam municipal corporation.  During the inspection, the ACB officials found several …
  • Traffic signaling system to be streamlined in Machilipatnam August 28, 2020 5:04 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: As part of the road safety initiative and to ease traffic congestion in Machilipatnam, the transport department and police have prepared estimates for improving the traffic signalling system and beautifying the traffic …
  • Krishna COVID-19 toll up to 175, Machilipatnam to come under curbs August 3, 2020 5:20 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Eleven more persons succumbed to Covid-19 in Krishna district, taking the toll to 175. As many as 379 more persons contracted the virus in the last 24 hours, pushing the count to 7,579. The district has 2,540 active …
  • Complete lockdown in Andhra Pradesh's Machilipatnam from Aug 3 to 9 August 2, 2020 3:51 pm Image Source : PTI/FILE Complete lockdown in Andhra Pradesh's Machilipatnam from Aug 3 to 9 A complete lockdown will be in place in Machilipatnam from August 3-9 in order to contain the further spread of COVID-19, Revenue Divisional Officer (RDO) …
  • Complete lockdown in AP's Machilipatnam from August 3-9 August 2, 2020 1:22 pm By PTI MACHILIPATNAM: A complete lockdown will be in place in Machilipatnam from August 3-9 in order to contain the further spread of COVID-19, Revenue Divisional Officer (RDO) NSK Khajvalli said on Sunday. Speaking to reporters here, he said there were …
  • Lockdown in Machilipatnam division from August 3, here's what will be open July 30, 2020 3:57 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A complete lockdown will be in place in Machilipatnam constituency from August 3 to 9 and shops, except those selling medicines and essentials, will remain open only between 6 and 9 am, Krishna district administration …
  • Covid: Homoeo med trials in Hyd, Machilipatnam July 8, 2020 10:29 am
  • Covid-19: Homeopathic medicine trials in Hyderabad, Machilipatnam July 8, 2020 6:41 am
  • Homoeo med trials in Hyd, Machilipatnam July 8, 2020 12:19 am Hyderabad: Homeopathic medicine Arsenicum album has been distributed as a prophylactic (a preventive measure) and immunity booster in Covid-19 hotspots in Hyderabad and Machilipatnam as part of a clinical trial, which was launched in 11 states. Arsenicum …
  • Pastor booked for raping woman in Machilipatnam April 8, 2020 9:12 am Machilipatnam: A case has been registered against a pastor for alleged sexually assault on a 24-year-old woman in Andhra Pradesh, police said on Wednesday. The crime came to light on Tuesday after the victim lodged a complaint against the pastor.   In the …
  • Gold loan fraud worth ₹ 6.71 cr. found in Central Bank of India’s Machilipatnam branch in A.P. March 11, 2020 11:06 am Police on Wednesday registered a case against a gold appraiser of Central Bank of India’s Chilakalapudi branch in Krishna district in connection with a ₹ 6.71 crore gold loan fraud. The Chilakalapudi police led by Circle Inspector M. Venkata Narayana have …
  • Four held for attacking ward volunteers in Machilipatnam March 9, 2020 4:35 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Machilipatnam police have filed cases against four persons for allegedly attacking a pregnant woman and ward volunteers on duty.  The accused were identified as Telugu Desam local leaders and close aides of former …
  • AP Cabinet nod to pool land for greenfield Bhogapuram airport, Machilipatnam port March 4, 2020 5:04 pm The Andhra Pradesh Cabinet has decided to pool about 2,000 acres of land, in phase one, for the proposed greenfield airport near Vishakapatnam and about 6,000 acres for the Machilipatnam port. During the State Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister YS …
  • Flights to Dubai from Vijayawada soon: Machilipatnam MP Vallabhaneni Bala Showry January 27, 2020 11:08 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: If things go as per the plan, leading flight operator Air India will be operating two flights to Dubai every week from Vijayawada airport soon, said Machilipatnam MP Vallabhaneni Bala Showry. Speaking to mediapersons at …
  • Fervour marks Republic Day celebrations in Andhra Pradesh's Machilipatnam January 27, 2020 12:18 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The 71st Republic Day was celebrated with fervour on Sunday with District Collector A Md Imtiaz unfurling the national flag and honouring the achievers at the police parade grounds in Machilipatnam. Police personnel …
  • Machilipatnam bus station to be renovated December 30, 2019 5:40 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Machilipatnam Bus Terminal will get a facelift soon with the matter being taken to the notice of Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, said Transport Minister Perni Venkataramaiah. The minister was addressing the …
  • Prepare plans to build 6 ports, lay focus on Machilipatnam: Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan December 19, 2019 4:31 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has directed officials to prepare plans for the construction of ports in Dugarajapatnam, Ramayapatnam, Machilipatnam, Nakkapalli, Kalingapatnam and Bhavanapadu.  The officials were …
  • Machilipatnam MP V Balashowry urges PM Modi to take steps to save Savings Bank accounts  October 21, 2019 1:51 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Machilipatnam MP V Balashowry, who is a member of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to take steps to build confidence among people of the country that their …
  • Krishna district police foil former minister Kollu Ravindra’s fast bid in Machilipatnam October 12, 2019 4:13 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna police have taken former minister and TDP leader Kollu Ravindra into custody and prevented him from observing the proposed 36-hour ‘deeksha’ at Koneru Centre in Machilipatnam, resenting the alleged ‘artificial’ …
  • Mystery shrouds Machilipatnam man’s death in Vijayawada's private hospital October 11, 2019 3:09 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A man died under suspicious circumstances at a private hospital in the city on Wednesday. The deceased was identified as P Venkata Sai Krishna Mohan (45) of Machilipatnam.  Patamata Circle Inspector MV Durga Rao said …
  • Machilipatnam imitation jewellery loses GI battle October 8, 2019 6:38 am
  • Adani group invited to develop major port at Machilipatnam September 30, 2019 5:22 am The State government has invited the Adani Ports and SEZ Limited to be part of the project to develop a deep sea port in an extent of 9,200 acres of the sea-front area on the Machilipatnam coast. In August, the State government had scrapped the agreement …
  • Machilipatnam boy lodges complaint against parents for torture September 26, 2019 3:28 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A 12-year-old boy lodged a complaint against his parents, alleging that they tortured him by burning his leg with an immersion rod in Machilipatnam town on Tuesday. The news went viral on social media. After contacting …
  • AP govt takes back land for Machilipatnam port September 5, 2019 4:45 am
  • Andhra Bank set to walk into history in Machilipatnam September 1, 2019 3:49 am On a bustling Saturday morning, the staff at Andhra Bank Founder’s Branch in Machilipatnam was seen consoled by rare visitors over the merger of the bank with the Union Bank of India — mostly elderly people who had shared a distinctive association as …
  • Jagan Mohan Reddy cancels YSR's pick for Machilipatnam port August 9, 2019 1:16 am VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday cancelled the concession agreement with Navayuga to build the proposed Machilipatnam port. The government had earlier removed Navayuga from the Polavaram project.   The government asked the Krishna …
  • Andhra cancels agreement for Machilipatnam port August 8, 2019 9:05 pm Amaravati, Aug 9 (IANS) In another major decision, Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday cancelled the concession agreement for development of Machilipatnam port. The state government issued an order, resuming 412 acres of land which was given on lease. …
  • No plan to hand over Machilipatnam port to Telangana: YSRC MLA Ambati Rambabu July 30, 2019 1:58 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: YSRC MLA Ambati Rambabu has refuted allegations made by TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu and his son Nara Lokesh that the State government is trying to hand over Machilipatnam port to the Telangana government. “It is a …
  • TDP may field Vangaveeti from Machilipatnam March 12, 2019 6:04 pm VIJAYAWADA: The TDP leadership may field former YSRC leader Vangaveeti Radha from Machilipatnam Lok Sabha constituency in the upcoming general elections. Radha met chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu at his Undavalli residence on Monday evening. He also met …
  • Development work commences on Andhra’s Machilipatnam Port February 7, 2019 5:41 pm Amaravati, Feb 7 (IANS) Work for development of Machilipatnam Port on the east coast of India commenced on Thursday. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu laid the foundation stone for the deep sea port to be constructed at an estimated cost …
  • ISRO’s expo of space missions a big draw in Machilipatnam January 29, 2019 7:39 am The display of replicas of satellite launch vehicles and satellites by the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC-SHAR) of the Indian Space Research Organisation here on Monday enabled hundreds of students to understand ISRO’s space operations and missions. The …
  • Elisa test facility dysfunctional at machilipatnam September 29, 2018 1:15 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district, which has a population of about 45 lakhs, has only two hospitals where ELISA test facility is available. Sadly, one of them at District Headquarters Hospital, Machilipatnam has been dysfunctional for …
  • Rs 1.5 lakh unaccounted cash seized from sub-registrar's office in Machilipatnam August 21, 2018 2:15 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials carried out a surprise check at the sub-registrar’s office in Machilipatnam on Monday afternoon, and found Rs 1.55 lakhs of unaccounted money in possession of the office staff. …
  • Anil Kumble unveils CK Nayudu’s statue in Machilipatnam July 26, 2018 11:48 pm By: PTI | Published: July 24, 2018 8:30:51 pm The ace leg-spinner also laid the foundation for the construction of the Masula Sports Complex and Athletics Stadium, being built on a 13-acre site at a cost of Rs 15 crore. (Source: File Photo) A statue of …
  • Mysolia Beach Festival from June 9 in Machilipatnam June 5, 2018 12:46 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district is gearing up for the three-day Mysolia Beach Festival in Machilipatnam, which will be organised from June 9, Collector B Lakshmikantham said.   Speaking at a meeting here on Monday, Lakshmikantham said …
  • Vijayawada-Machilipatnam four-laning works to end by November May 5, 2018 1:10 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: District Collector B Lakshmikantham said that Vijayawada-Machilipatnam four-laning works would be completed by November. He said that the flyover at Benz Circle, which is a part of the four-laning project, would also be …
  • Machilipatnam fish: Not too health-friendly April 2, 2018 7:25 pm Vijayawada: Next time you plan to eat the prized sea fish varieties caught off the Machilipatnam coast, think again.  You may be consuming fish laced with heavy metals that can be a major health hazard. Studies of fish caught off the Machilipatnam coast …
  • Vijayawada-Machilipatnam NH expansion works gain steam February 4, 2018 11:52 pm VIJAYAWADA:  The ongoing expansion works to turn NH-65 into a four-lane driveway between Vijayawada and Machilipatnam has picked up momentum, with the company executing the project deploying adequate men and machinery to complete the task as soon as …
  • Fire in Machilipatnam Exp, doused October 28, 2017 5:54 am [India], October 28 (ANI): Fire broke out in the engine of Machilipatnam express on Friday night but was immediately doused. The incident happened when the train reached Indupalli Railway Station at 2230 hrs. The driver of the train alerted the authorities …
  • Recall of the Project by Department "Machilipatnam to Avanigadda" Awarded to Dilip Buildcon Limited in the State of Andhra Pradesh January 31, 2017 10:29 am Dilip Buildcon Ltd has informed BSE that the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, Government of India has recalled the project "Rehabilitation and up-gradation of Machilipatnam to Avanigadda section from Km 84/550 to Km 124/200 of NH- …
  • Annual tech festival, Teckzite-2021, starts at Rajiv Gandhi varsity, Nuzvid  June 11, 2021 5:33 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies (RGUKT), Nuzvid has started its fifth edition of annual tech fest Teckzite-2021 on Wednesday.Many events such as Mind Blogger, Ludo, Envision, Cryptex, and Free Fire were …
  • Expect monsoon in state in another 2 days, rains will be normal, says IMD June 4, 2021 4:40 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The southwest monsoon, which hit the Kerala coast two days behind schedule on Thursday, is likely to reach Andhra Pradesh in another two days. IMD said the monsoon this year will be normal, and slightly above normal in …
  • Krishna administration sets up information centres in city May 28, 2021 7:21 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Krishna district administration has arranged information centres to provide information for family members and relatives of patients undergoing Covid-19 treatment in government hospitals across the district, Covid-19 …
  • 16-yr-old donates medical equipment worth Rs 37 lakh May 26, 2021 6:52 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In his attempt to strengthen healthcare in rural areas amid rising Covid- 19 cases, a 16-year-old has donated 56 oxygen concentrators, oxygen cylinders and other medical equipment to hospitals and health centres in Nuzvid …
  • COVID positivity rate 12 per cent in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district May 24, 2021 5:28 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: More than 20,000 persons tested positive for the virus in the district during May, while Test Positivity Rate (TPR) is 12 per cent in the second wave, Collector A Md Imtiaz said.  The TPR was 5.3 per cent during Covid-19 …
  • SEB seizes NDPL worth Rs 7 crore since inception May 23, 2021 4:22 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Despite partial curfew restrictions in place in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana and increasing vigil at all check-posts, illegal transportation and smuggling of Non-Duty Paid Liquor (NDPL) seems to be continuing unabated …
  • Mango farmers stare at losses 2 years in a row May 13, 2021 12:06 am Vijayawada: The partial lockdown in Andhra Pradesh has brought about a state of uncertainty for mango farmers across the Nuzvid region and other parts of Krishna district. Farmers, who had reason to celebrate the bumper production early in the season, are …
  • Government making efforts to ensure oxygen supply: Minister April 27, 2021 6:16 am Minister for Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Kodali Sri Venkateswara Rao has said the State government is making all efforts to ensure the supply of medical oxygen and Remdesivir for COVID patients as the demand is growing. Mr. Rao along with Minister …
  • Mild tension in Nuzvid GGH April 21, 2021 3:11 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Mild tension prevailed at Nuzvid GGH when around two groups indulged in a street fight with sticks and iron rods on Tuesday.  According to Nuzvid police, on late Monday, one group reportedly started arguing with another …
  • Two youngsters drown in Nagarjuna Sagar Project canal April 12, 2021 4:59 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Two youths drowned in the Nuzvid branch of Nagarjuna Sagar Project (NSP) canal near Adivi Kothuru village in Reddigudem mandal of Krishna district on Sunday afternoon. The deceased were identified as P Venu (24) and K …
  • Police render justice to village volunteer’s family April 5, 2021 12:54 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Two days after a village volunteer Gampa Praveen Kumar and his family were ostracised by the village elders for sharing an auto with an evicted person at Gollagudem in Agiripalli mandal on Friday, Nuzvid DSP B …
  • Village volunteer, family in Krishna district 'ostracised' for travelling with evicted man April 5, 2021 1:20 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In what could be a case of extreme high-handedness, a village volunteer and his family were reportedly ostracised by the village elders for travelling with a person who was evicted from the village in the past. The …
  • IIIT student dies of suicide in Nuzvid campus March 30, 2021 4:36 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A 21-year-old engineering student of Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies (IIIT Srikakulam) allegedly died by suicide in her hostel room in the IIIT Nuzvid campus on Monday.  According to Nuzvid police, M …
  • Two women burglars held in Vijaywada March 24, 2021 7:58 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Police arrested two women burglars in Kankipadu on Tuesday. The accused were identified as Boyapati Dhanalakshmi (50) and her daughter-in-law Boyapati Sathvika (20), residents of Nuzvid.  Kankipadu Circle Inspector …
  • Vijayawada markets flooded with mangoes  March 16, 2021 11:29 pm Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  King of Fruits mango  has entered markets in Vijayawada a month before the season due to the early harvest. However, the early harvest of the fruit does not seem to affect mango lovers as the vendors have started doing …
  • 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 …
  • 6 farm workers killed, 8 injured in Krishna road accident March 15, 2021 5:02 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Six farm workers were killed and eight others injured when a speeding truck hit an auto at Gollapalli village in Nuzvid mandal of Krishna district on Sunday. The mishap occurred while 13 farm workers were returning home …
  • ULB polls: Vijayawada goes YSRC way, TDP finishes a distant Second March 15, 2021 4:58 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: All hopes and efforts of the TDP to win the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) to showcase that the people wanted Amaravati as the sole capital of the state, went in vain as the party failed to put up a decent fight in …
  • Vijayawada ULB sees decline in tax collection March 13, 2021 12:06 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Even as most of the urban local bodies (ULBs) in the State, which are in the list of top 10 contributors to tax collection, have fared better this year, the top two contributors Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada ULBs have …
  • DGP D Gautam Sawang lauds police for peaceful conduct of polls March 11, 2021 11:19 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Director General of Police D Gautam Sawang appreciated the efforts of police and other line departments for the smooth conduct of local body elections held across 13 districts in the State. In a press statement on …
  • Candidates, aides bribed voters using digital wallets, says Vijayawada police  March 10, 2021 5:50 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Politicians and their aides in Vijayawada allegedly violated election law and adopted digital payment apps to bribe voters ahead of the urban local body elections on Wednesday. Many residents complained of corporator …
  • Three chain snatchers held, 104 grams of gold recovered March 3, 2021 4:44 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The police on Tuesday arrested three chain snatchers involved in a series of chain-snatching cases under Nuzvid, Agiripalli and Musunuru police station limits. The cops also recovered 104 grams of gold from them. The …
  • Truck mows down 45 sheep in Krishna district February 26, 2021 8:50 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: More than 45 sheep were crushed under the wheels of truck while they were being taken out for grazing near Mirzapur village on Thursday.  Nuzvid Rural SI Ranjith Kumar said that the sheep belonged to M Narayana, A …
  • Women voters to play crucial role in civic polls February 25, 2021 5:42 pm Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Women voters are likely to play a crucial role in the municipal elections to be conducted in Vijayawada, Machilipatnam, Nandigama, Pedana, Nuzvid, Vuyyuru and Tiruvuru in Krishna district on March 10. In all, as many as 5, …
  • 85.64% voting in fourth phase in Krishna dist. February 22, 2021 4:45 am Krishna district witnessed a voter turnout of 84.97% in the gram panchayat elections conducted in the four phases. In the fourth phase conducted in the Nuzvid revenue division on Sunday, a turnout of 85.64%, the highest among the four, was registered. The …
  • 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 …
  • 8.84 lakh families to get  LED bulbs in Krishna January 18, 2021 2:53 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: To promote energy efficiency, LED bulbs will be distributed to 8.84 lakh families in rural areas of Krishna district from February under the Gram UJALA (Unnat Jyoti by Affordable Lighting for All)  scheme by the Energy …
  • Krishna APSRTC nets Rs 2 crore during Sankranti January 17, 2021 5:52 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) Krishna region earned a revenue of Rs 2 crore by running 843 special buses from January 8 to 14. The buses were operated to Hyderabad and from there to various …
  • One killed, six injured as truck hits car January 16, 2021 7:32 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A speeding truck created ruckus at Hanuman Junction on Friday after it hit a motorcycle and a car leaving one dead and injuring six others including a woman.According to Hanuman Junction police, the accident happened at …
  • Curbs make no impact on betting in Krishna district January 16, 2021 7:32 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Over 5,000 cases have been registered against the organisers and punters across the State for organising cockfights and gambling in violation of High Court ban, according to sources in the police department.The police …
  • Cockfights organised in Krishna, Prakasam despite police raids January 14, 2021 3:33 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Contrary to the claims of police on strict implementation of the ban imposed by Supreme Court and High Court on cockfights during Sankranti festival, cockfights were organised in a big way in many parts of Krishna, …
  • Despite ban, punters gear up for cockfights in Godavari and Krishna districts January 12, 2021 10:19 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Despite strict police vigil, organisers and punters are gearing up for organising cockfights during Sankranti festival in twin Godavari and Krishna districts. To wean youth away from gambling, cockfights and other …
  • Sankranthi: Police organise events to keep youth off banned games in Krishna, West Godavari districts January 10, 2021 11:33 am Thousands of youth are participating in games and sports being organised by the Police Department as part of the Sankranthi festivities in Krishna and West Godavari districts. The events are being conducted in different categories, including ‘rangoli’ …
  • Minister launches counselling for admission process in RGUKT IIITs January 4, 2021 11:57 am Education Minister Adimulapu Suresh launched the admission process in Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies (RGUKT), in Nuzvid IIIT campus. Mr. Suresh, along with RGUKT Chancellor K.C. Reddy and in-charge Vice-Chancellor K. Hemachandra Reddy …
  • Arrangements in full swing for organising cockfights during Sankranti December 27, 2020 11:06 am With Sankranti, the biggest festival for farmers approaching fast, cockfight organisers are busy in making arrangements for the traditional game ‘cockfights’ (known as 'Kodi Pandelu' in local parlance). Flood lights, cockfight arenas, food stalls, …
  • Alla Nani lays foundation stone for Rs 21.15 crore Nuzvid area hospital December 20, 2020 7:15 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Health Minister Alla Kalikrishna Srinivas (Nani) laid the foundation stone for the construction of new Nuzvid area hospital building on Saturday.  Addressing a gathering, the minister said Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan …
  • Two burnt alive after electric wires fall on them in Andhra Pradesh December 20, 2020 7:15 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   In a tragic accident, two persons were burnt alive after their two-wheeler caught fire when high-tension electric wires, snapped by a parcel lorry, fell on them on Gollapalli- Ponasanapalli Road in Nuzvid mandal of …
  • Man robs old woman in Krishna district, held within 12 hours December 14, 2020 3:38 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Hanuman Junction police arrested one person in connection with a robbery that took place at Dattaguntla in Bapulapadu mandal on Saturday evening. According to police, the accused was identified as Samatham Harish (21).He …
  • RGUKT CET 2020 results declared: Steps to check result December 13, 2020 6:46 am RGUKT CET 2020 results: Check result at rgukt.in (Image by Pixabay/Representational)RGUKT CET 2020 results: The Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies, Andhra Pradesh released the final answer key and result for the RGUKT CET 2020 – the …
  • Andhra man kills wife for not bearing child December 13, 2020 3:26 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   The police arrested a man and his parents for allegedly killing his wife for not bearing a child at Kothagudem village in Chatrai mandal of Krishna district on Saturday. Though the incident took place on December 1, …
  • Three killed after car rams stationary lorry in Krishna district December 8, 2020 4:39 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Three people were killed and four injured after a car rammed into a stationary truck near Bapulapadu in Krishna district on Monday morning. According to Hanuman Junction police, seven passengers were in the car and were …
  • Operation Nigah: 2,000 litres of ID liquor seized December 7, 2020 4:06 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district police launched a day-long Operation Nigah to crack the whip against illegal activities such as brewing of illicit liquor, transportation of banned tobacco products and sand mining.  During the Operation …
  • 10.67 per cent rice cards yet to be mapped in Krishna December 6, 2020 1:57 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Joint Collector L Siva Shankar said that 1,35,384 rice cards (10.67 per cent) are yet to be mapped as against the total of 12,69,191 in the district.  In a review meeting held at the Sub-Collector’s office here on …
  • Suspension of boating a killjoy for revellers in Vijayawada November 23, 2020 4:00 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Picnickers who visited the Bhavani Island in the city on the first Sunday of Karthika Masam returned disappointed as boating operations remained suspended in River Krishna. Hoping to have a good time, many families and …
  • Poor seed quality: Krishna district administration comes to rescue of ryots November 21, 2020 4:37 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district administration came to the rescue of 312 farmers of Chatrai mandal who suffered losses due to the poor quality of seeds sold by a Karimnagar-based seed agency. Krishna district Superintendent of Police M …
  • Krishna district to get five child-friendly police stations November 17, 2020 2:49 am The Krishna district police has decided to transform five police stations into child-friendly one by allotting some place for creating play area for children. As part of the ongoing Children’s Day celebrations from November 14 to 20, the authorities have …
  • 18 police stations to merge with Vijayawada Commissionerate November 11, 2020 5:10 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: As many as 18 rural Law and Order (L&O) police stations in Krishna district are likely to merge with Vijayawada police Commissionerate, while two police stations might be merged with Krishna district police unit, as per …
  • Telangana, Andhra Pradesh resume inter-state RTC bus services November 3, 2020 2:34 am HYDERABAD: There was respite for road commuters from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, who have been facing tremendous problems, with their state-run transport corporations deciding to resume inter-state bus services. Hours after arriving at the decision on …
  • Andhra Pradesh and Telangana agree to restore inter state bus services after seven months November 2, 2020 12:01 pm By Express News Service HYDERABAD: After four rounds of negotiations in the last seven months, APSRTC and TSRTC, in a landmark decision, have finally agreed to restart inter state bus services with immediate effect from Monday evening. As per the MoU, …
  • Gutkha, liquor seized in raids in Krishna district November 2, 2020 5:56 am In a joint operation, the police in association with Special Enforcement Bureau (SEB) personnel conducted raids at different places in Krishna district on Sunday and registered 28 cases and took 37 persons into custody for possessing banned gutkha products …
  • Farmers will get remunerative price for paddy: Krishna district collector A Md Imtiaz November 1, 2020 4:00 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: District Collector A Md Imtiaz has said that all arrangements are made to provide remunerative price for paddy produced by the farmers during Kharif season in the district. At a programme held at his camp office here on …
  • District road safety panel identifies 124 black spots in Vijayawada October 28, 2020 5:24 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Out of the 174 accident black spots in Krishna district, 124 have been identified in Vijayawada city alone. This was found out in a ground-level inspection carried out by the district road safety committee, which also …
  • Three held, 954 rapid test kits seized in Nuzvid October 20, 2020 2:52 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Nuzvid police on Monday arrested three persons for allegedly supplying rapid test kits without taking the requisite permission from the State government and seized 954 test kits from their possession. The accused were …
  • Krishna district police catches gold robber through Facebook account October 16, 2020 3:58 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna police on Thursday solved a gold robbery case by tracking the accused through his Facebook account and recovered gold ornaments worth Rs 2.98 lakh from him. Disclosing the details to the media, Nuzvid DSP B …
  • No pandals, public celebration during Dasara, violators to be booked: Vijayawada police October 15, 2020 5:10 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Making it clear that Dasara celebration in public will not be allowed in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic, Vijayawada city commissioner of police (CP) Bathini Sreenivasulu has said violation of the order will attract …
  • 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. …
  • 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 …
  • IPL betting racket busted in Vijayawda, 18 arrested, Rs 6.45 lakh seized October 12, 2020 3:54 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In a major crackdown on illegal cricket betting racket, Krishna police on Sunday arrested 18 persons for placing bets on the IPL matches through online application (Senex-365). The cops also seized Rs 6.45 lakh cash, a …
  • Torrential rains batter parts of Rayalaseema, snap road links October 12, 2020 3:39 am By Express News Service CHITTOOR/KADAPA/VIJAYAWADA: Heavy and continuous rains in parts of Rayalaseema since Saturday night has left several streams in Kadapa and Chittoor districts overflowing, and thrown life out of gear. Two persons, who were …
  • Village Defence Squads formed to check anti-social activities in Krishna September 19, 2020 2:30 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  With the incidents of Hindu temples and other places of worship being vandalised by unidentified miscreants at various places across the State, Krishna district police, initiated Gram Rakshak Dalams/Village Defence …
  • Five private COVID-19 care centres in Vijayawada lose licence  August 27, 2020 6:19 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Krishna district administration on Wednesday cancelled permissions given to five private COVID care centres in Vijayawada, as part of its safety audit check being conducted after the August 9 fire accident at Hotel …
  • Flood in Krishna damages thousands of acres of crops; NDRF personnel rescue five in Nandigama August 17, 2020 5:15 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With heavy rains lashing the district for the last three days, water level in Krishna river near Prakasam Barrage has been increasing steadily.As on Sunday, while inflows to the barrage stood at 1.35 lakh cusecs, …
  • Nuzvid Police solve 10-year-old's rape case, arrest accused within 36 hours; bag award August 13, 2020 5:39 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A pack of biryani and a couple of water bottles helped the Nuzvid town police crack the rape case of a minor, arrest the accused within 36 hours, and win the Award for Best Crime Detection (ABCD) for the first quarter of …
  • 342 new COVID-19 cases take Andhra's Krishna district total past 9K; 3,012 still undergoing treatment August 7, 2020 4:49 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With 363 more cases, the Covid-19 count of Krishna district crossed the 9,000-mark on Thursday and stood at 9,042. Six more died of coronavirus, taking the toll to 198. Of the total 9,042, the district has 3,012 active …
  • Nodal officers to monitor treatment July 28, 2020 6:52 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district administration on Monday appointed nodal officers to monitor treatment being provided to Covid-19 patients and admissions to hospitals. Regional medical officer Dr Ratnavali and additional director ( …
  • Andhra Pradesh DGP D Gautam Sawang launches ‘Operation Muskaan COVID-19’ July 15, 2020 2:43 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The sixth phase of ‘Operation Muskaan COVID-19’ took off in Andhra Pradesh. Director General of Police D Gautam Sawang formally launched rescue vehicles for Vijayawada, Guntur Urban and Rural units for the week-long …
  • Krishna district reports 111 new cases, 3 deaths July 14, 2020 5:27 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Krishna district reported 111 cases on Monday, taking the count to 2,615. The Covid-19 toll mounted to 83 as three more persons died of virus. The district has 691 active cases and 1,841 were discharged from hospitals, …
  • 70 more patients test positive in Krishna district, toll 72 July 9, 2020 5:28 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: SEVENTY more coronavirus patients were identified in Krishna district on Wednesday, taking the overall tally to 1,968. With the death of one more patient, the toll stood at 72. The district has 651 active cases as 1,245 …
  • Krishna sees single-day spike of 100 corona cases July 8, 2020 4:06 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With 100 Covid-19 fresh cases, Krishna district recorded its highest single-day spike on Tuesday. With the discharge of 1,000 patients, the district has 828 active cases. As many as 70 persons have died of virus so far. …
  • Krishna district reports three more deaths, 84 new cases July 1, 2020 4:41 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district on Tuesday recorded a whopping 84 Covid- 19 cases, which took the total number of infections to 1,467. A total of 63 persons have succumbed to the virus after three more deaths were reported in the last …
  • Two more die of Covid-19 in Krishna district, toll 60 June 30, 2020 6:56 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With fifty-two more testing positive for coronavirus in Krishna district, the tally in the district jumped to 1,383 on Monday. Two more persons died of the virus, taking the toll to 60. The district has 744 active cases …
  • Five more die of coronavirus in Krishna district June 29, 2020 3:22 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: SEVENTY-nine coronavirus cases were reported in Krishna district on Sunday, taking the count to 1,331. The Covid-19 toll mounted to 58 with five more deaths being reported in the district. With the discharge of 573 …
  • Five inter-state gang members held in Andhra, 14 kg of ganja seized June 26, 2020 5:58 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Nuzvid sub-division police on Thursday arrested five members of an inter-state gang of ganja smugglers. They also seized 14 kg of ganja worth Rs 1 lakh and two motorcycles from their possession. The accused were …
  • Vijayawada man visiting relatives in Nuzvid tests COVID-19 positive June 25, 2020 4:17 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A man who underwent tests for coronavirus in Nuzvid and returned to his residence in Vijayawada, was shifted to a hospital in the city after he tested positive. Nuzvid tahsildhar M Suresh Babu told The New Indian Express …
  • Nuzvid mango cultivators tasting the bitter fruits of lockdown May 14, 2020 11:44 pm Hyderabad: Mango farmers from the famous Nuzvid area of Andhra Pradesh are one of the worst-hit due to the Covid-19 lockdown. Although transport restrictions have eased, mango farmers failed to make profits as most of the fruit markets are closed. “I spent …
  • Nuzvid, Tiruvuru declared red zones April 21, 2020 4:22 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Two towns and two mandals in Krishna district were declared red zones on Monday. The move came after five new coronavirus positive cases were reported in Vijayawada city. With this, the total number of cases in the …
  • 36 men from Andhra Pradesh quarantined at Nuzvid April 10, 2020 4:59 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: As many as 36 persons belonging to Andhra Pradesh were stopped at Garikapadu inter-state border check post in the early hours of Thursday. Chillakallu police prevented them from entering the State and shifted them to a …
  • 100 tonnes of Nuzvid mango to be exported March 3, 2020 10:48 pm
  • Nuzvid police conduct cordon and search operations October 31, 2019 3:29 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Nuzvid police conducted a cordon and search operations in EMMAR Apparao Colony of the town on Wednesday. The objective was to monitor the activities of old criminals and recovering stolen vehicles and property. As many …
  • RGUKT-Nuzvid signs MoU with Kusalava International Limited October 20, 2019 1:27 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: RGUKT-Nuzvid signed an MoU with Kusalava International Ltd, manufacturer of engine critical parts on Friday, for establishing a research and development centre to promote exclusive research on products belonging to …
  • Nuzvid IIIT students train over 20,000 in yoga June 20, 2019 7:39 pm With a slogan ‘Giving back to the Society’, students of Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies (RGUKT), Nuzvid IIIT, provided training in yoga to about 20,000 people, including some VVIPs, in the last few years. P. Shoba Rani, a student, was …
  • TDP files complaint over shifting of EVMs in Andhra Pradesh's Nuzvid April 15, 2019 6:01 am Machilipatnam: TDP candidate for the Nuzvid Assembly seat M Venkateswara Rao Sunday lodged a complaint with the Election Commission, saying polling equipment have been shifted from a strong room without any intimation. He said the equipment was from the …
  • Bus, tractor crash into two houses near Nuzvid-Annavaram main road January 11, 2019 5:20 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Two roadside houses were partially damaged after an RTC bus and a tractor rammed into them with the drivers of the two vehicles lost control over the steering in a bid to avoid collision on the Nuzvid-Annavaram main road …
  • 12-yr-old held for sexually abusing six-year old girl in Nuzvid December 11, 2018 1:24 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Police took a 12-year-old boy into custody for allegedly sexually abusing a six-year-old girl on Sunday night in Nuzvid.According to Nuzvid Rural police, the accused minor is studying in Class 8 in a local government …
  • 5 staffers of IIIT-Nuzvid suspended August 13, 2018 12:51 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: IIIT-Nuzvid Director V Venkata Dasu on Sunday suspended four security guards and one outsourcing employee after they were caught consuming alcohol and inviting outsiders into the campus. According to reliable sources, …
  • False alarm over human sacrifice in Nuzvid July 28, 2018 1:57 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Tension prevailed in Nuzvid town on Friday when rumours of human sacrifice spread. Police said that one Ram Prasad (32) approached them and told that seven people tried to kill him for attaining supernatural powers. …
  • 1,290 IIIT Nuzvid students lack attendance to write mid-terms February 9, 2018 11:08 pm VIJAYAWADA: Over 1,290 IIIT Nuzvid students are not qualified to write the mid-term exam of their second semester due to lack of attendance. A majority of the students who left for their homes for Christmas and Sankranti failed to turn up for the college …
  • Nuzvid IIIT students protest presence of plastic, dead spider in campus food January 28, 2018 5:35 am VIJAYAWADA:  Minor tension prevailed in the Nuzvid IIIT campus on Saturday when a first year student found a piece of plastic in the lunch he was eating at the Mercury Marvel Mess and complained about it to the concerned mess in-charge, who allegedly …
  • IIIT Nuzvid turned my life around: Topper  January 19, 2018 6:19 am VIJAYAWADA: “I want to clear the Engineering Services Exam and do my bit for the community. I just won two gold medals — one for topping the Civil Engineering Department and the other for topping the institute. This is life changing!” gushes Meda Lakshmi …
  • Three back-to-back suicides  put IIIT Nuzvid under scanner December 22, 2017 5:06 am VIJAYAWADA: Series of suicides of students studying in IIIT Nuzvid is creating panic across the state. In the current academic year alone, three students committed suicides and another attempted suicide. Moreover, 50 students have been accused of ragging. …
  • Tough English drove IIIT Nuzvid students to suicide? October 19, 2017 6:24 am VIJAYAWADA: While the Nuzvid IIIT management claims that two Pre-University Course (PUC) first year students — Sagireddy Purna Lakshmi Narasimha Murthy and Dabbada Ramadevi — committed suicide this month owing to personal reasons, it was revealed that …
  • Nuzvid IIIT student attempts suicide October 18, 2017 6:29 am VIJAYAWADA: A first-year PUC student attempted to kill himself by consuming pills at IIIT Nuzvid, which has seen two suicides in the last seven days. D Balu Vardhan was admitted to the campus hospital after he complained of fatigue and fell unconscious …
  • Another IIIT Nuzvid student D Rama Devi ends life October 15, 2017 2:58 am VIJAYAWADA: Students committing suicides in Krishna district is becoming commonplace now and a source of worry and concern.  Nuzvid IIIT student D Rama Devi committed suicide by jumping from the first floor on Saturday, making this the third incident this …
  • Ganta orders inquiry into Nuzvid student suicide October 13, 2017 3:54 am VIJAYAWADA: A day after a student committed suicide at IIIT- Nuzvid in Krishna District, Human Resource and Development Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao on Thursday called for an inquiry.  The HRD Minister, who was in New Delhi, spoke to  IIIT Nuzvid Director …
  • 6 IIIT Nuzvid students to be given TC, 9 get one-year suspension September 23, 2017 5:36 am VIJAYAWADA: HRD Minister Ganta Srinivas Rao revised the suspension of 54 IIIT Nuzvid students, who thrashed 12 juniors, after an elaborative discussion with Vice-Chancellor V Ramachandra Raju on Friday. According to the revised suspension charges, Transfer …
  • 54 IIIT Nuzvid students suspended September 19, 2017 4:22 am VIJAYAWADA: Fifty-four students of IIIT Nuzvid in Krishna district have been suspended for thrashing juniors on campus. A 13-member committee set up by the institute to look into the incident recommended the action in a report submitted on Monday. On …
  • 54 senior IIIT Nuzvid students suspended for ragging September 18, 2017 6:32 pm For representational purposes (File | PTI) MACHILIPATNAM: As many as 54 senior students of IIIT Nuzvid were suspended today for allegedly ragging their juniors on its campus in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh last month. The action was initiated after a …
  • Nuzvid police arrest 28-yr-old in minor rape case September 17, 2017 7:42 am VIJAYAWADA: Nuzvid police arrested a 28-year-old man for allegedly raping a minor girl back in 2015 and produced him before the Additional District Magistrate court on Saturday. The accused was remanded to judicial custody for fourteen days. According to …
  • Six IIIT, Nuzvid students may face the heat for beating up juniors September 8, 2017 4:00 am VIJAYAWADA: In all probability, at least six fourth-year students of the IIIT, Nuzvid will face not only disciplinary action but also legal proceedings for beating up their juniors on August 29.After a preliminary probe, a 15- member committee constituted …
  • IIIT-Nuzvid student hangs self January 6, 2017 5:06 am
  • Jagan tells hospitals to provide post-Covid treatment to children under Aarogyasri June 15, 2021 3:07 am VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy held a review meeting here on Monday on the prevailing Covid situation, as also the measures to be taken for treatment of infants and children in the event of a third wave and on the setting up of health …
  • AP annual loan plan at Rs 2.83.380 crore June 15, 2021 3:06 am VIJAYAWADA: The annual 2021-22 loan plan for Andhra Pradesh is of the order of Rs 2,83,380 crore. Chief Minister Y.S Jagan Mohan Reddy, while announcing this, has urged bankers to cooperate with the government in the implementation of welfare schemes and …
  • CM unveils annual credit plan of Rs 2,83,380 crore  June 15, 2021 2:55 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy Monday unveiled the State annual credit plan for 2021-22 with a total outlay of Rs 2,83,380 crore at the 215th State Level Bankers’ Committee (SLBC) meeting held at his camp office on …
  • Vahana Mitra launch today June 15, 2021 2:55 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy will release a financial assistance of Rs 10,000 each under the third phase of the YSR Vahana Mitra scheme on Tuesday for the eligible auto rickshaw and taxi drivers one month in …
  • Karnataka to give ₹1 lakh to BPL COVID-19 victims’ families June 15, 2021 1:59 am The Karnataka government on Monday announced a compensation of ₹1 lakh to below poverty line (BPL) families that have lost adult members to COVID-19. Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa told reporters here that the government was aware that many families had …
  • Adamance of police leads to traffic chaos at AP - Telangana border June 14, 2021 9:05 am VIJAYAWADA: Vehicular traffic came to a virtual standstill on the Vijayawada-Hyderabad national highway at Ramapuram crossroad check-post on Sunday. Telangana police did not allow vehicles without a valid e-pass and sent back nearly 1,500 vehicles because …
  • ‘Improve virus services at dist govt hospital’ June 14, 2021 5:01 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Collector J Nivas has directed health department officials to improve amenities and offer better treatment to infectees at the District Government Hospital, Machilipatnam. The Collector on Sunday convened a review …
  • Civic body drafts plan to tackle monsoon issues June 14, 2021 5:01 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Aimed at doing away with water-logging and flood like situation in the city, Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) has drafted a plan to tackle the civic issues, which are likely to arise during monsoon. As part of the …
  • Recoveries surpass 17,000-mark June 14, 2021 4:58 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The total Covid-19 recoveries in Andhra Pradesh crossed the 17 lakh mark on Sunday as 12,492 patients got cured in 24 hours, even as the state reported 6,770 fresh cases of the infection. The active cases came under 86, …
  • Govt to settle mutt successor issue amicably June 14, 2021 4:58 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With appointment of next mattadhipati of famous Pothuluri Veerabrahmendra Swamy Mutt aka Brahmamgari Mutt in Kandimallayapalle village of Kadapa district—the last mattadhipati Sri Veerabhoga Vasanta Venkateswara Swamy …
  • As YSRC set to sway it, Legislative Council may carry on June 13, 2021 8:11 pm VIJAYAWADA: The era of YSR Congress is going to start in AP Legislative Council for the first time. As it is set to grab majority in the 58-member Council soon, the party seems to have given up its insistence on its abolition. Faced with humiliation in the …
  • Operation Muskan saves 34,000 children in Andhra Pradesh June 13, 2021 7:29 am VIJAYAWADA: As many as 34,037 children were rescued in 13 districts in the state during the four phases of Operation Muskan. Of them 83.4 per cent are boys and 16.60 per cent girls. They were found working in shops, tea stalls, mechanic sheds, dhabas and …
  • APSRTC bus stations, depots to get rooftop solar panels June 13, 2021 5:38 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   As part of its efforts to redwuce the power bills and make best use of renewable energy, the Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) will install rooftop solar panels at its premises including bus …
  • ITDA project officer accused of sexual misconduct June 13, 2021 5:38 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: West Godavari collector Kartikeya Misra on Sunday relieved KR Puram ITDA project officer from the post following allegations that the officer had sexually harassed a woman on the pretext of securing her a job. A video …
  • Vijayawada: Three abscond with Rs 7 crore cash, probe launched June 13, 2021 5:38 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Patamata police on Saturday booked three persons for reportedly cheating hundreds of gullible persons by promising them cheaper residential flats, and absconding with cash to the tune of Rs 7 crore. The accused were …
  • Andhra Pradesh’s COVID tally jumps 18 lakh-mark after 6,952 cases June 13, 2021 5:36 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The new Covid-19 infections further came down to less than 7,000 in the past 24 hours ending 9 am on Saturday, taking the overall tally past 18 lakh-mark. For the second consecutive day, more than one lakh samples were …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Heavy rain over north coastal districts today June 13, 2021 5:36 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   Heavy rains are likely to lash isolated parts of north coastal districts on Sunday under the influence of vigorous Southwest monsoon in the State.  On Monday, thunderstorm and lightning are likely to occur at isolated …
  • Andhra man arrested for molesting minor girl  June 13, 2021 5:36 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Kuchipudi police booked a case under various sections of POCSO Act against a 20-year-old boy for impregnating a minor girl by cheating her on the pretext of marriage on Saturday.  The accused Durga Rao happens to be the …
  • 2021-22 named ‘Year of Citrus’, action plan to obtain optimum yield June 13, 2021 5:36 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: After announcing 2020-21 as the year of coconut, the Horticulture Department named 2021-22 as the ‘Year of Citrus’. A committee of experts from  Dr YSR Horticulture University has come up with an action plan to improve …
  • Satyarthi praises police for rescuing orphans June 12, 2021 6:01 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Nobel laureate and founder of NGO Bachpan Bachao Andolan Kailash Satyarthi has praised efforts of the Andhra Pradesh police in eradication of child labour and measures taken by it to protect street children and orphans …
  • Centre’s Green Champion award to KLU June 12, 2021 6:01 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: KL Deemed to be University near Vijayawada has been awarded ‘One District One Green Champion’ by the Centre for its outstanding contribution to the Swachh Bharat initiative of the Mahatma Gandhi National Council of Rural …
  • Police arrest man in cheating, forgery case  June 12, 2021 6:01 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Gannavaram police booked a case of cheating and forgery against a person who submitted a fake birth certificate of a girl to claim Rs 10 lakh financial aid, announced by the State government to children whose parents …
  • Govt app ensures drugs to Covid-19, black fungus patients in AP June 12, 2021 6:01 am Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh government has come up with a software application called ‘MDAP’ to ensure hassle-free and timely supply of Covid-19 and black fungus drugs to the needy patients at both government and private hospitals. The decision is taken …
  • 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 …
  • Reconsider move to privatise VSP, Jagan tells Centre June 12, 2021 6:00 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday urged Union Minister for Steel and Petroleum Dharmendra Pradhan to reconsider the decision to privatise Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL),  the corporate entity of …
  • Godavari water released for delta via approach channel of Polavaram project June 12, 2021 6:00 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In what is termed a major milestone, the water resources officials on Friday initiated the diversion of water to Godavari delta region via the river sluices of Polavaram Irrigation Project by enabling the flow via …
  • ‘Tantrik’ couple arrested for blackmailing family  June 12, 2021 6:00 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district police on Friday arrested a couple for blackmailing a family of uploading their daughter’s objectionable photos online in Guduru if they did not give them money. The accused were identified as Vinukonda …
  • Andhra Govt trying to conduct board exams, cancellation would be last resort: Edu Min June 12, 2021 4:05 am VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh Education Minister Adimulapu Suresh on Friday said that the state government is trying to conduct examinations for Class 10 and intermediate keeping students' future in mind and added that cancellation of exams is the last …
  • SEB files more than one lakh cases in its first year June 12, 2021 3:19 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Special Enforcement Bureau (SEB), which was formed to curb illegal transportation of liquor, sand and other illegal activities in the state on May 10 last, has filed a whopping 99,881 cases under the Excise Act ( …
  • YSRC urges  LS speaker to disqualify Raghu Rama Krishnam Raju June 12, 2021 3:19 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: YSRC chief whip in the Lok Sabha Margani Bharath has requested Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla to disqualify YSRC MP from Narasapuram K Raghu Rama Krishnam Raju for indulging in anti-party activities.  In the memorandum …
  • Delhi visit a publicity stunt, says Yanamala  June 12, 2021 3:19 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Terming the Delhi visit of of Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy just a “publicity stunt and personal visit” aimed at saving himself from immediate crisis situations arising out of the CBI cases against him, TDP leader …
  • Prasar Bharati Audience Research Releases NewsOnAir Radio Live stream Rankings June 12, 2021 12:28 am By Chennaivision in National News, News June 12, 2021 More than 240 Radio Services of All India Radio are livestreamed on NewsOnAir App, Prasar Bharati’s official App. These All India Radio Streams on NewsOnAir App have a large number of listeners not just …
  • CM Jagan asks Centre to pay Rs 3.2k cr dues June 11, 2021 10:00 pm VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy appealed to Union Railway and Civil Supplies Minister Piyush Goyal to release pending arrears of Rs 3,229 crore for AP Civil Supplies Corporation, as they would come in handy for paying farmers towards the …
  • Diversion of Godavari water through Polavaram spillway commissioned ceremoniously June 11, 2021 10:00 pm Vijayawada: Nearly 6.6 km stretch diversion of Godavari river from its main course through Polavaram irrigation project’s spillway to supply water mainly for cultivation of crops in kharif season in Godavari delta region, has been ceremoniously …
  • 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 …
  • TRS, highest beneficiary of poll funds June 11, 2021 10:00 pm HYDERABAD: The ruling Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) received Rs 89.55 crore in donations from corporates and individuals in 2019-20, according to the latest annual funding report submitted to the Election Commission of India (ECI). Interestingly, no other …
  • AP High Court directs government to administer COVID-19 jabs at old age homes June 11, 2021 5:35 am Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh High Court has directed the state government to administer Covid-19 jab to people staying in old age homes and prisons and to migrant labourers without insisting on identity cards like Aadhaar. A division bench comprising …
  • Darshan timings at Durga temple enhanced by 2 hrs  June 11, 2021 5:33 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Sri Durga Malleswara Swamy Varla Devasthanam has enhanced darshan timings by two more hours in view of partial relaxation of curfew which comes into effect from Friday.The new darshan timings would be from 6:30 am to 1: …
  • One held for cheating seven of  Rs 3.5 crore June 11, 2021 5:33 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Bhavanipuram police have booked a case against a man for allegedly duping people in the name of issuing sub-contracts to excavate sand reaches here on Thursday. According to Bhavanipuram Police, the accused has been …
  • Annual tech festival, Teckzite-2021, starts at Rajiv Gandhi varsity, Nuzvid  June 11, 2021 5:33 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies (RGUKT), Nuzvid has started its fifth edition of annual tech fest Teckzite-2021 on Wednesday.Many events such as Mind Blogger, Ludo, Envision, Cryptex, and Free Fire were …
  • Andhra Pradesh CM meets Amit Shah, seeks approval for HC in Kurnool June 11, 2021 5:30 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Thursday urged Union Home Minister Amit Shah to issue a renotification shifting the Andhra Pradesh High Court to Kurnool, grant special status to the State and also sought approvals …
  • Approve REC for Polavaram, Jagan requests Centre June 11, 2021 5:30 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Thursday requested Union Minister of Water Resources (Jal Shakti) Gajendra Singh Shakawat to approve the revised cost estimate of the Polavaram Project as …
  • Heavy rains lash Srikakulam district as monsoon advances to more areas June 11, 2021 2:19 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Heavy rains had been lashing isolated places in Srikakulam district since Wednesday morning. Pathapatnam recorded the highest rainfall of 9 cm. Light to moderate rainfall occurred at a few places in coastal and …
  • Thiruvananthapuram: Journalist, cops help worker reach home June 11, 2021 12:25 am Prakash, hailing from Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh, was abandoned by his colleagues near Kazhakkoottam a few days ago.THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The timely intervention of a woman journalist has helped 45-year-old Prakash, a labourer hailing from Vijayawada in …
  • Woman in India shocks family by returning home after declared dead by doctors due to Covid-19 June 10, 2021 8:03 pm A man in India performed the last rites for a body thinking it was his wife, who was declared dead due to Covid-19. ― AFP pic KUALA LUMPUR, June 10 ― A woman in India declared dead by doctors due to Covid-19, shocked her family when she returned home for …
  • Jagan calls on Shah, seeks HC relocation June 10, 2021 7:45 pm VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy met Union Home Minister Amit Shah at the latter's residence on Thursday night and held discussions for over one-and-a-half hours. The Chief Minister impressed upon Shah that Andhra Pradesh was committed …
  • AP gears up to foil misuse of jab drive June 10, 2021 7:45 pm Vijayawada: As the state government gets ready to administer anti-Covid-19 jab to nearly 40 lakh mothers having children below five years, there is a chance of misuse of jab unless the identity of the child is taken up for registration in CoWIN app as …
  • Vi re-farms 3G spectrum in Hyderabad, Warangal June 10, 2021 11:42 am Vodafone Idea Ltd (VIL), the telecom operator providing services under the Vi brand, has re-farmed 3G spectrum on a majority of its sites in Hyderabad and Warangal to offer 4G services. This is part of a bigger exercise by the company to migrate its 3G …
  • Vodafone Idea expands 4G network capacity in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana circle June 10, 2021 11:05 am Telecom operator Vi (Vodafone Idea) has announced that it has completed the process of migration of 3G spectrum to 4G in majority of its sites in Hyderabad and Warangal. In a statement, the company said that this is part of a bigger exercise undertaken by …
  • Biryanis and More, taking fusion flavours to the globe June 10, 2021 10:24 am New Delhi [India], June 10 (ANI/SRV Media): Biryani is not just a dish but an emotion for most Indians, whether in India or abroad, a true Indian is always excited with the aroma of biryani. Ramanaidu Suryadevara (Surya) has managed to transport the …
  • Good response to special Covid vaccination drive in Vijayawada June 10, 2021 8:04 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Around 2,190 beneficiaries received the jab as part of the special vaccination drive for mothers of children aged below five years at 12 vaccination centres here on Wednesday.  Several of them said that they are taking …
  • Vijayawada Municipal Corporation identifies six divisions for special sanitation drive  June 10, 2021 8:04 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) has identified six divisions out of 64 to conduct a special sanitation drive on a pilot basis, commissioner V Prasanna Venkatesh said. ​Addressing officials here on Wednesday, …
  • Andhra records 12,292 recoveries against 8,766 fresh infections, 67 die in a day  June 10, 2021 8:02 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Guntur has become the fourth district in the state with more than 1,000 Covid fatalities. The district recorded five deaths in the 24 hours ending 9 am on Wednesday, taking the total number of fatalities to 1,004. …
  • Andhra Pradesh govt to outsource seigniorage fee collection of minor minerals June 10, 2021 8:02 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Mines and geology department has decided to outsource the collection of seigniorage fee of all minor minerals. The government is of the view that collection of seigniorage fee through the  third party agencies would …
  • Andhra Pradesh agrees to doctors' demand, strike called off June 10, 2021 8:02 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Junior doctors in the state called off their strike on Wednesday after the state government agreed to their demands. Pressing their four major demands--ex gratia/health insurance for all frontline workers, Covid …
  • CM to pursue AP issues with Shah today June 10, 2021 8:02 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy will meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Delhi on Thursday. He is likely to take up pending issues pertaining to the release of funds for Polavaram project with the Centre, besides …
  • Junior doctors call off strike after talks in AP June 10, 2021 2:29 am Vijayawada: Junior doctors including postgraduates and house surgeons called off their strike and resumed duty on Wednesday, following state government’s assurance to consider some of their demands positively. The junior doctors were invited for talks with …
  • Andhra Pradesh government to directly pay YSR Bima June 10, 2021 2:27 am VIJAYAWADA: A massive amount of Rs 1.35 lakh crore could be disbursed to beneficiaries and credited directly into their bank accounts the past two years, thanks to transparency and honesty, noted Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy.  Of this total …
  • Lockdown fans domestic rage June 9, 2021 8:44 pm Vijayawada: Andhra Pradesh has witnessed a high incidence of domestic violence since the outbreak of Coronavirus and the consequent lockdown since April 2020.  Prolonged confinement, job losses, financial distress, and mental stress are found to be …
  • Task Force predicts Covid-19 ‘third wave’ in Andhra Pradesh might affect 4.5 lakh kids June 9, 2021 5:50 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Noting that it is not possible to precisely predict the trajectory of a possible Covid-19 third wave, the Andhra Pradesh Paediatric Covid-19 Task Force Committee has projected that it might affect 18 lakh people in the …
  • Include infrastructure development in greenfield colonies in PMAY: Andhra CM to PM June 9, 2021 5:50 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to include creation of basic infrastructure in greenfield colonies taken up under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) as part of the Central …
  • Need funds for infrastructure in PMAY colonies, Jagan tells PM Modi June 9, 2021 5:50 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra  Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has urged Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi to include creation of basic infrastructure in greenfield colonies taken up under the Prime Minister Awas Yojana (PMAY) as …
  • Andhra government enhances stipend of senior resident doctors June 9, 2021 2:47 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: As per the assurance given to the Senior Resident Doctors (SDRs), the state government on Tuesday issued orders enhancing their remuneration.  The SRDs boycotted duties last week in protest against the delay in clearing …
  • VIT-AP marks fourth University Day June 9, 2021 2:45 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: VIT-AP University celebrated its fourth University Day virtually on a colourful note on Tuesday. Chief Secretary Adityanath Das, who was the chief guest on the occasion, said VIT stands for its quality teaching and …
  • 3.7 lakh poor get Rs 370-cr loans in AP June 9, 2021 12:26 am VIJAYAWADA: For the second consecutive year, the Jagan Mohan Reddy government on Tuesday extended Rs 370 crore to 3.7 lakh small traders as interest-free loans under the Jagananna Thodu scheme. Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan …
  • HCL Tech looks to hire more talent from tier-2 and 3 cities June 8, 2021 7:22 pm BENGALURU : HCL Technologies Ltd, India’s third-largest IT services firm by revenue, aims to hire more people from tier-2 and tier-3 cities. Bringing jobs closer to talent is a strategy HCL Technologies had adopted about five years ago as 87% of its …
  • Andhra Pradesh to give COVID vaccines to mothers of kids below 5-yrs June 8, 2021 7:25 am VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh government has decided to administer Covid-19 jab to mothers having kids below five years, estimated to be 15-20 lakhs in the state soon, keeping in mind the impending third wave of the Coronavirus pandemic. Health principal …
  • Andhra High Court allows distribution of Anandaiah’s ‘K medicine’ June 8, 2021 3:59 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Monday permitted distribution of ‘K medicine’ of Krishnapatnam-based Ayurveda practitioner B Anandaiah to Covid patients. The court also asked the government to submit within two weeks …
  • Anti-Corruption Bureau grills Dhulipalla in dairy scam June 8, 2021 3:58 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) resumed interrogation in the sensational Sangam Diary scam by questioning former Ponnur MLA Dhulipalla Narendra Kumar, who was named as prime accused in the case. As Dhulipala recovered …
  • Former Nellore GGH chief suspended after sexual harassment allegation June 8, 2021 3:58 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State government on Monday placed Dr Prabhakar Jena, former superintendent of ACSR Government General Hospital-Nellore, under suspension following a preliminary enquiry and fact-finding committee report on allegedly …
  • Junior doctors serve strike notice raising insurance, incentive issues  June 8, 2021 3:58 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  PG doctors  and house surgeons under the Andhra Pradesh Junior Doctors’ Association (APJUDA)  on Monday served strike notice on the state government for boycotting duties from June 9, if their demands were not met.  …
  • Andhra CM to launch Jagananna Thodu loan scheme today June 8, 2021 3:57 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy will be launching Jagananna Thodu scheme on Tuesday, which aims at providing a helping hand to small and petty vendors across the State. Under the scheme, an interest-free loan of Rs …
  • Foresters dispute Anandaiah's claim on herbal plants June 7, 2021 10:04 pm Vijayawada: Forest authorities have refuted claims of Krishnapatnam-based ayurvedic practitioner B. Anandaiah that he is procuring medicinal plants being used in his herbal preparations for Covid cure from Seshachalam forests of Kadapa and Chittoor …
  • AP extends lockdown till June 20 June 7, 2021 10:04 pm VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh government has extended the ongoing lockdown up to June 20 with two more hours relaxation up to 2 pm from 6 am in a day to curb spread of Coronavirus in a more effective manner in the state. At a high-level meeting with …
  • AP High Court allows ayurvedic cure for Covid-19 'K' June 7, 2021 10:04 pm Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Monday directed the state government to allow giving the Ayurvedic preparation ‘K’, developed by B. Anandaiah of Krishnapatnam in Nellore district, to those who want it. A division bench comprising Justice K. …
  • Junior doctors in AP to boycott duty from June 9 June 7, 2021 10:04 pm VIJAYAWADA: Junior doctors in Andhra Pradesh have served a strike notice on the government by saying they would boycott all duties including covid care in a phased manner from June 9. All medical postgraduates and house surgeons would join the protest to …
  • India Battles a Different Kind of Covid June 7, 2021 8:39 pm India is battling a surge in cases of a deadly inflammatory syndrome striking children who have caught Covid-19.  The Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) affects children who have seemingly recovered from Covid-19, two to six weeks after …
  • COVID-19: Partial curfew to continue in Andhra till June 20, relaxation hours extended June 7, 2021 9:48 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh government on Monday decided to extend the partial curfew imposed to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the state till June 20. The curfew relaxation hours, however, will be extended after June 10. The …
  • Man files fake plaint for insurance claim June 7, 2021 4:56 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A person’s attempt to get insurance in the name of his wife by faking her death as an accident landed him in trouble. The incident occurred on Saturday in Jaggayapet and the accused is AMC former chairperson K Kantha Rao …
  • Pathapadu a haven of biomedical waste  June 7, 2021 4:56 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Throwing biomedical waste at Pathapadu dumping yard on the outskirts of Vijayawada has become a cause of concern for people living there during Covid-19.Though there are a set of norms issued by Andhra Pradesh Pollution …
  • Mad rush for Krishnapatnam herbal medicine, police stops distribution June 7, 2021 4:37 am Nellore: Even as the TD and the YSRC accused each other of creating hurdles in the distribution of the herbal concoction of B. Anandaiah of Krishnapatnam, Nellore, his brother Nagaraju allegedly distributed it to several people who came to the village on …
  • After dip in Covid graph, state eyes increase in silk production June 7, 2021 2:41 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State government has decided to expand the existing 1.18 lakh acres of mulberry plantation to 1.27 lakh acres besides focusing on the development of sericulture industries and extending subsidies for farm mechanisation. …
  • 10-bed ICU units to be added in all govt hospitals June 7, 2021 2:41 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Nirmaan, a non-profit organisation, has come up with a unique and much-needed solution to assist the underprivileged section in Andhra Pradesh.As part of its project, it will set up 10-bed ICU units in all government …
  • Active caseload down to 1.23L after 13,568 recover June 7, 2021 2:41 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh reported 8,976  fresh cases of coronavirus, 13,568 recoveries and 90 deaths in 24 hours ending 9 am on Sunday.Chittoor district crossed the two-lakh total cases mark, second behind East Godavari in the …
  • Discoms to pay you for service deficiency June 7, 2021 2:41 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With the latest amendment made by the Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) in the licensees’ Standards of Performance (SoP) regulation getting published in gazette, the commission on Sunday noted that …
  • 20k MPTC, ZPTC contestants of Andhra Pradesh in a fix June 6, 2021 9:57 pm VIJAYAWADA: The MPTC and the ZPTC candidates are on tenterhooks over their future in view of the High Court verdict to cancel the Parishad elections. Nearly 20,000 candidates had contested the parishad elections for which polling was held on April 8. …
  • Covid jab for all 45+ in a month in Andhra Pradesh June 6, 2021 8:45 am Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh government has targeted to administer Covid-19 jab to all those aged above 45 years in a month as it has so far covered with one dose nearly 50 per cent of the targeted 1.33 crore people in the state. Principal Secretary ( …
  • Andhra Pradesh state schools set for new education policy June 6, 2021 8:44 am VIJAYAWADA: The 10+2 education system will become history after the implementation of 5+3+3+4 education pattern under the new education policy (NEP) in Andhra Pradesh. The state government gave approval to NEP last year and is to implement the new system …
  • From Guwahati to Gurgaon, Apple handholds Indian developers on the accelerator lane June 6, 2021 6:57 am When we talk about locations that could spawn a globally successful app, then Guwahati would not come into many people’s minds. But India is slowly being peppered with many examples like that of Vantage Circle, an employee benefits and engagement platform …
  • Andhra Pradesh to bear Rs 1.5 crore treatment of doctor infected with Covid-19 June 6, 2021 4:46 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Saturday announced that the government will bear the cost of treatment amounting to Rs 1.5 crore for Dr N Bhaskar Rao, who is battling for his life in Care Hospitals, …
  • Covid-19 situation in Andhra Pradesh improving, says Principal Secretary Anil Kumar Singhal June 6, 2021 4:46 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The impact of Covid-19 in Andhra Pradesh is steadily decreasing, Principal Secretary (Health) Anil Kumar Singhal said referring to the decreasing positivity and death rates, and increasing availability of hospital beds ( …
  • Thunderstorms with lightning likely in Andhra Pradesh June 6, 2021 2:35 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With Southwest Monsoon advancing further in the state in the last 24 hours, moderate to heavy rains were recorded in several parts of Rayalaseema region and some parts of coastal districts of the state. Heavy rainfall …
  • 23 per cent excess rain in 2020 best in 7 years; IMD predicts above normal monsoon June 6, 2021 2:35 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh had received an excess rainfall in the water year 2020-21 (June 1-May 31) in the last seven water years starting 2014-15. A total 1,191 mm of rainfall was recorded as against the normal rainfall of 966.2 mm, …
  • Covid-19: Bed availability improves in Andhra Pradesh hospitals; drop in Oxygen demand June 6, 2021 2:35 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The impact of Covid-19 in Andhra Pradesh is steadily decreasing, Principal Secretary (Health) Anil Kumar Singhal said referring to the reducing positivity and death rates, and increasing availability of hospital beds ( …
  • Covid-19 recoveries jump 16 lakh mark in Andhra; 80 people die in 24 hours June 6, 2021 2:35 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Covid-19 toll touched 1,000-mark in two more districts in the 24 hours ending 9 am on Saturday. East Godavari and Krishna districts, where five and four more people died, have registered a total of 1,001 and 1,000, Covid …
  • Vijayawada-based NGO gives traditional farewell to people who succumbed to Covid-19 June 6, 2021 2:35 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Putting religious differences aside, a few youth from city-based NGO ‘Helping Hands’ have taken the responsibility to give a traditional farewell to Covid-19 victims. The group has till now performed last rites of over 200 …
  • AP move to rein in private medical firms June 5, 2021 7:33 pm Vijayawada: In order to curb anomalies as well as ensure better healthcare services to the people in private hospitals, the Andhra Pradesh government intends to set up a 16-member state-level advisory committee with special chief secretary/principal …
  • South Central Railway installs 26 bottle shredder machines in Vijayawada Division June 5, 2021 3:54 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: South Central Railway (SCR) has installed bottle shredding machines (BCMs) at railway stations across the zone. As many as 26 such plants were installed across Vijayawada Division—14 in Guntakal Division and four in …
  • Gulf flights resume from Vijayawada June 3, 2021 3:40 am Vijayawada: Vijayawada International Airport has resumed operation of international flights destined to the Gulf nations such as Dubai, Kuwait, Muskat and Singapore from Wednesday after a gap of nearly two months since April 3. Though a scheduled …
  • Vande Bharat Mission 2.0: First flight from Dubai to land at Vijayawada airport June 2, 2021 11:33 am The first flight from Dubai under the second phase of Vande Bharat Mission will land at Vijayawada International Airport on Wednesday evening. "First flight will come from Dubai at 6:10 pm on Wednesday. 65 passengers have booked seats. The load may …