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  • Vijayawada: District admin intensifies fever surveys to curb spread of dengue, malaria September 19, 2021 6:08 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  With the spread of seasonal diseases, the district administration is gearing up to increase the number of beds in government hospitals. As per the data available with the district health department officials, the …
  • YSRC-TDP men clash over demand for Chandrababu Naidu’s apology September 18, 2021 3:06 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Tension prevailed at the residence of TDP supremo N Chandrababu Naidu at Undavalli on Friday, September 17, 2021 when YSRC activists, led by MLA Jogi Ramesh, went there to stage a protest demanding his apology for the …
  • AP Mission for Clean Krishna-Godavari Canals remains in cold storage September 13, 2021 3:44 pm Amaravati: The Andhra Pradesh Mission for Clean Krishna-Godavari Canals has not taken off, two years after its ambitious launch, due to a variety of reasons. "The Mission has been aborted even before take-off," a top official said.   The vision …
  • Krishna district administration gears up to tackle third wave September 8, 2021 6:08 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Keeping in view the previous experiences during the second wave, the Krishna district administration is gearing up to tackle the anticipated third wave by setting up oxygen plants at several hospitals on a war footing. …
  • Fire in polymer factory, Rs 5 cr material gutted  September 4, 2021 3:40 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  A fire broke out in a plastic factory that manufactures plastic bags and other polymer products in Tempalli village under Gannavaram mandal on Friday. However, no casualties were reported.According to district fire …
  • Fire in polymers company, no casualties reported September 3, 2021 10:01 am Fire broke out in a plastic bags and material manufacturing company, located at Tempalli village in Krishna district in the early hours on Friday. However, no casualties were reported. Locals and the factory workers, who noticed flames in Sri Vidya …
  • Krishna police present awards to constables, HCs and ASIs August 30, 2021 4:24 am Superintendent of Police Siddharth Kaushal on Sunday felicitated police constable M. Nageswara Rao, attached to Chillakallu police station, for his stellar performance in discharging his duties. Mr. Nageswara Rao, who is deputed on court duty, has created …
  • One held in Rs 2.7 cr fake challan scam in Krishna August 27, 2021 4:01 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district police on Thursday unearthed a fake registration scam at Mandavalli sub-registrar office and arrested one person in this regard. Addressing mediapersons, SP Siddharth Kaushal said the accused was …
  • 2 arrested in Mandavalli fake challan scam August 27, 2021 2:31 am Vijayawada: Cops arrested the main accused involved in the fake registration scam at Mandavalli sub-registrar office in Krishna district on Thursday. The accused were identified as M Ram Dheeraj, a stamp vendor, and his father, M Balaji, a document writer. …
  • New chairperson of Visakhapatnam Metro Region takes over August 19, 2021 2:38 pm The YSR Congress Party leader Akramani Vijaya Nirmala has taken charge as the new chairperson of Visakhapatnam Metropolitan Region Development Authority (VMRDA) at the office here on Thursday. She signed the appointment letter in the presence of Tourism …
  • SCR commissions Vijayawada-Uppaluru doubling   August 17, 2021 3:01 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: South Central Railway (SCR) has commissioned 17-km of double railway line and electric traction on Vijayawada-Uppaluru line. The commissioning of doubling with electrification between these two stations (Vijayawada- …
  • Call to draw inspiration from Alluri August 9, 2021 6:32 am I am fortunate to visit the region where the leader, his followers fought against the British: Nirmala Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman paid tributes to revolutionary freedom fighter Alluri Sitarama Raju and his followers Gantam Dora and Mallu …
  • IAS officer dons farmer’s role to hold inspections August 8, 2021 5:59 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Upon receiving complaints from a section of farmers over irregularities in pricing of fertilisers like urea and DAP (diammonium Phosphate), Vijayawada Sub-Collector G Surya Sai Praveen Chand donned the attire of a farmer …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Women from Bellary running prostitution racket in Tirupati nabbed July 21, 2021 2:35 pm Tirupati east police, led by CI Sivaprasad Reddy, raided a home at Sri Nagar Colony near Jeevakona locality in the city and arrested the organisers of the flesh trade late on Tuesday night.TIRUPATI: Two women from Bellary in Karnataka who were running a …
  • Integrated bus terminal to come up at Vijayawada's Auto Nagar  July 20, 2021 5:56 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) is exploring possibilities for construction of an Integrated Bus Terminal at Auto Nagar soon for the convenience of passengers, besides augmenting revenue for the …
  • Krishna dist gearing up to tackle Covid-19 third wave July 13, 2021 5:16 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In view of a high number of infections during the Covid-19 second wave, the Krishna district administration is gearing up to tackle the possible third wave. The focus would be laid, especially on enhancing oxygen supply, …
  • Andhra Pradesh: RTA to resume driving license tests, LLR issuance from July 1 June 21, 2021 4:44 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Transport Department will resume issuance of Learner’s Licences (LLRs) and conduct of Driving Licence (DL) tests from July 1. The issuance of LLRs and conduct of DL tests were stopped in the State as partial curfew …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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- …
  • Cyclone ‘Gulab’ makes landfall on Andhra-Odisha coast September 27, 2021 6:56 am Visakhapatnam/Bhubaneswar, Sep 26 (IANS) Cyclone ‘Gulab’ started making landfall on Sunday evening, triggering heavy rains along with strong winds over north coastal Andhra Pradesh and adjoining south coastal Odisha. The landfall process commenced …
  • Abducted baby traced, reunited with parents in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district September 27, 2021 3:52 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district police traced the five-day-old baby girl who was kidnapped from the Machilipatnam government hospital on Saturday in less than 24 hours and arrested the accused woman, Mandapati Mary on Sunday.  Krishna …
  • Coastal Andhra on alert as cyclone ‘Gulab’ set to make landfall September 26, 2021 6:45 am Andhra Pradesh’s coastal districts were on alert on Sunday as cyclonic storm ‘Gulab’ in Bay of Bengal is likely to cross north Andhra Pradesh-south Odisha coasts. Authorities in north coastal Andhra districts were alerted to be prepared as the region is …
  • Odisha sounds high alert over Cyclone Gulab September 25, 2021 10:18 pm The Odisha government on Saturday sounded the warning for the cyclonic storm christened ‘Gulab’, which is expected to cross the coast between its southern districts and north Andhra Pradesh at wind speeds of 75-85 kmph on Sunday evening. Though the wind …
  • Police to geotag cattle, hold owners accountable for menace on road September 24, 2021 3:03 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In a bid to reduce road accidents caused due to the menace of stray cattle, the Krishna District Police has decided to take legal action against cattle rearers. In this regard, the police department has sought the …
  • State focusing on trade, exports boost, says CM Jagan September 21, 2021 9:45 pm Vijayawada: AP’s exports have grown by 19.43 per cent in two years. Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy stated this on Tuesday while launching a two-day 'Vanijya Utsav-2021' organised under Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. The event laid special focus on …
  • Andhra Pradesh exports increased despite economic downturn and COVID-19, says CM September 21, 2021 7:02 pm He unveiled an export action plan to double contribution to national exports by 2030 at the Andhra Pradesh Trade and Export Carnival in Vijayawada. Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy said despite a global economic downturn and the COVID-19 pandemic, …
  • Vijayawada: District admin intensifies fever surveys to curb spread of dengue, malaria September 19, 2021 6:08 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  With the spread of seasonal diseases, the district administration is gearing up to increase the number of beds in government hospitals. As per the data available with the district health department officials, the …
  • AP Mission for Clean Krishna-Godavari Canals remains in cold storage September 13, 2021 3:44 pm Amaravati: The Andhra Pradesh Mission for Clean Krishna-Godavari Canals has not taken off, two years after its ambitious launch, due to a variety of reasons. "The Mission has been aborted even before take-off," a top official said.   The vision …
  • Andhra Governor encourages regular convocations at varsities to protect students’ future September 13, 2021 5:12 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan has expressed concern over non-holding of convocations by some State universities as doing so on a regular basis will “jeopardise the career of students”.  “Before the Covid pandemic, …
  • NEET goes off smoothly in Andhra Pradesh amid Covid protocol September 13, 2021 5:11 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)-2021 for admission into MBBS, BDS and other undergraduate medical courses was held in 10 cities of Andhra Pradesh amid strict Covid protocols on Sunday, September 12, 2021 …
  • NEET held at 151 centres with Covid precautions September 13, 2021 1:42 am Vijayawada: The NEET-2021 exam was held smoothly in 151 exam centres in 10 cities and towns across Andhra Pradesh on Sunday. The National Testing Agency (NTA) conducted the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) from 2 pm to 5 pm.   Nearly 59,000 …
  • Take steps to reduce road mishaps: Transport Minister Perni Venkataramaiah September 12, 2021 4:48 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: At a review meeting held with officials on safety on the national highway at the R&B guest house here on Saturday, Transport Minister Perni Venkataramaiah urged officials to take immediate steps to control accidents …
  • Krishna district administration gears up to tackle third wave September 8, 2021 6:08 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Keeping in view the previous experiences during the second wave, the Krishna district administration is gearing up to tackle the anticipated third wave by setting up oxygen plants at several hospitals on a war footing. …
  • Rahul murder: Police get custody of three accused September 8, 2021 6:08 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Vijayawada police on Tuesday took custody of Korada Vijay Kumar and two others, who are accused in the murder case of businessman Karanam Rahul. Vijayawada First Additional Metropolitan Magistrate granted permission to …
  • Focus on repairing roads, CM tells officials September 7, 2021 3:54 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, on Monday, directed officials to focus on repairing and maintaining the roads in the State. Chairing a review meeting on the progress of the works of roads, ports and airports at his …
  • AP earmarks Rs 6,400 crore for new roads September 6, 2021 10:08 pm VIJAYAWADA: The state government has decided to develop new roads at a cost of Rs 6,400 crore with financial support from New Development Bank in the state. This was announced by Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy at a high-level review meeting on roads, …
  • National quality control team to certify 15 more Primary Health Centres in Vijayawada September 5, 2021 6:54 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A team of officials from National Quality Assurance Standards (NQAS) will tour the Krishna district from September 15 to 30 to certify 15 more Primary Health Centres (PHCs), Joint Collector L Siva Shankar said. During a …
  • CM Jagan credits ₹1,124 into MSME, spinning mills’ accounts September 4, 2021 7:18 am It will benefit 97,423 units and over 12 lakh employees. Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday credited ₹1,124 crore towards incentives for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) and textile and spinning mills, benefiting a total 97,423 …
  • AP tops country in business reform action plan: CM Jagan September 3, 2021 10:57 pm VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy announced that Andhra Pradesh had topped the national survey on State Business Reform Action Plan, which showed the extent to which entrepreneurs have faith in the state government. Participating in a …
  • Disha app helps police find missing 12-yr-old in 6 minutes September 3, 2021 4:55 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The Disha app came to the rescue of a 12-year-old girl who went missing from her house in Machilipatnam on Thursday. The girl was traced within six minutes of the police receiving a complaint through the app. …
  • Soon, 3 departments to call tenders for 23 skill development colleges August 31, 2021 7:01 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State has reportedly completed formalities to call tenders for the construction of skill development colleges. Out of the 25, the State government has tasked the responsibility of construction of 23 institutions to …
  • Krishna police present awards to constables, HCs and ASIs August 30, 2021 4:24 am Superintendent of Police Siddharth Kaushal on Sunday felicitated police constable M. Nageswara Rao, attached to Chillakallu police station, for his stellar performance in discharging his duties. Mr. Nageswara Rao, who is deputed on court duty, has created …
  • This retired employee finds joy in serving poor August 30, 2021 3:08 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Post-retirement, 76-year-old Garikipati Donthuleswara Rao finds happiness in serving poor and needy of his native village Chinnapuram in Machilipatnam rural of Krishna district. His objective is to provide a platform for …
  • Krishna district SP urges officers to be acquainted with cybercrimes, laws August 25, 2021 4:42 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district SP Siddharth Kaushal urged every police official working either in Law and Order (L&O) or Cyber Crime wing to update themselves on cyber crimes and the emerging crimes in the world of technology, …
  • SCR commissions Vijayawada-Uppaluru doubling   August 17, 2021 3:01 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: South Central Railway (SCR) has commissioned 17-km of double railway line and electric traction on Vijayawada-Uppaluru line. The commissioning of doubling with electrification between these two stations (Vijayawada- …
  • Kalamkari designs win national award for Andhra block maker August 15, 2021 6:36 am Pedana-based 59-year-old wooden block maker Kondra Gangadhar, who has won the Shilp Guru Award-2018, has earned the honour for his craftsmanship in creating three wooden blocks with teak wood – Arch, Mango, and Pandu designs. He is among the 10 awardees …
  • Once upon a Madras Day August 10, 2021 4:09 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Origin stories are tricky to nail down. Especially when it’s the origin of a city, which was once a princely state, which was once a cornerstone of trade under different empires spanning numerous centuries, which (at least …
  • AP govt approves revised DPRs of Machilipatnam, Bahavanapadu ports August 7, 2021 6:14 am The Andhra Pradesh Government has approved the revised detailed project report (DPR) and administrative sanction to take up Phase-1 project works of Machilipatnam port in Krishna district at a revised cost of Rs 5155.73 crore. The Cabinet chaired by Chief …
  • AP Cabinet approves educational infra plans August 6, 2021 11:00 pm VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy was held in the Secretariat on Friday which discussed important issues and approved proposals for transforming educational infrastructure with improvement of …
  • Andhra Cabinet clears AgriGold compensation, other proposals August 6, 2021 8:38 pm The Andhra Pradesh cabinet headed by Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday approved educational reforms, compensation to AgriGold scam victims, and an additional Rs 10 lakh package for the families displaced for the Polavaram project. “The …
  • Venkayya remains forgotten in centenary year of National Flag draft design August 3, 2021 11:02 pm Hyderabad: Freedom fighter Pingali Venkayya, whose draft flag design led to the birth of the Indian National Flag, remains unsung even in the centenary year of the first-ever official flag design. It was on March 31, 1921 that Venkayya had submitted the …
  • Mercury soars to all-time high of 38.6°C in Vizag August 3, 2021 8:26 am Visakhapatnam witnessed an all-time record maximum temperature of 38.6 degrees Celsius in August on Monday, setting an extreme weather event. Several other weather stations across the State also recorded above normal temperature as westerly and south- …
  • Motorist dies on the spot after being hit by a car in Vijayawada August 3, 2021 4:41 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A motorist died on the spot after he was hit by a speeding car near Tarakaturu village under Gudur mandal on Monday. The deceased has been identified as Abdul Vullaf (35), a resident of English Palem in Machilipatnam …
  • Tributes pour in for Pingali Venkayya on birth anniversary August 2, 2021 11:53 am Tributes poured in for Pingali Venkayya, the designer of the Indian national flag, on his birth anniversary on Monday. Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan said the nation is forever indebted to Venkayya for designing the flag. “Nation is …
  • Incessant Rains bring Vijayawada to a grinding halt July 23, 2021 3:45 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Incessant rains that have been lashing the city since Wednesday night have thrown normal life out of gear on Thursday. Many parts were flooded by noon, forcing Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) to deploy squads to …
  • Integrated bus terminal to come up at Vijayawada's Auto Nagar  July 20, 2021 5:56 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) is exploring possibilities for construction of an Integrated Bus Terminal at Auto Nagar soon for the convenience of passengers, besides augmenting revenue for the …
  • Krishna district SP Siddharth Kaushal inspects Machilipatnam on bike  July 18, 2021 3:21 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district SP Siddharth Kaushal, who took charge six days ago, has taken the lead to ensure confidence among public by inspecting Machilipatnam town on a motorcycle along with other staff on Saturday.  Siddharth …
  • Naidu takes a dig at CM, calls water row a drama July 15, 2021 5:29 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Accusing the YSRC government of destroying the overall economy and financial situation of the State for narrow personal gains of the ruling party leaders, TDP supremo and Leader of the Opposition N Chandrababu Naidu has …
  • Jagan raised expectations but has failed to deliver: TDP July 14, 2021 1:51 pm Telugu Desam Party (TDP) supremo and former Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday slammed Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, saying that he raised a lot of expectations before coming to power but has not delivered on anything. “The CM …
  • Siddharth Kaushal takes charge as Krishna SP July 14, 2021 5:59 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The 2012 batch IPS officer and former Prakasam district superintendent of police (SP) Siddharth Kaushal took charge as Krishna SP at Machilipatnam on Tuesday. Police officials of various ranks gave Kaushal a warm welcome …
  • Follow Covid-19 protocol: Collector July 14, 2021 5:59 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Although the number of Covid cases in the district have dropped, the public should continue to be responsible and strictly adhere to the guidelines, Krishna District Collector J Nivas said. He further warned the people …
  • Krishna dist gearing up to tackle Covid-19 third wave July 13, 2021 5:16 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In view of a high number of infections during the Covid-19 second wave, the Krishna district administration is gearing up to tackle the possible third wave. The focus would be laid, especially on enhancing oxygen supply, …
  • Behave and mask up or face the music: Andhra Pradesh government July 13, 2021 2:27 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh government Monday decided to act tough against violators of Covid19 norms. It decided to enforce Covid Appropriate Behaviour among the public by strictly implementing measures such as the imposition of …
  • 27 Andhra police personnel fined for helmetless riding July 4, 2021 4:01 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Signalling that cops who violated rules would not be spared, Machilipatnam police penalised 27 police personnel for driving two-wheelers without wearing a helmet. On the instructions of Krishna district SP M …
  • D P World to close deal to buy three Transworld units on July 1 June 29, 2021 9:42 am Global port operator D P World Ltd will close the deal on July 1 to buy three units of Dubai-based Transworld Group promoted by Indian businessman Ramesh Ramakrishnan, ten months after it was announced in August last year. The acquisition will help the …
  • Stone laid for Rs 348 crore Gilakaladindi Harbour June 28, 2021 5:36 am By Express News Service MACHILIPATNAM: Minister of Transport and I&PR Perni Venkataramaiah laid the foundation stone for phase two works of the Gilakaladindi Fish Harbour on Sunday. The development works for the harbour are being taken up at the cost …
  • Will the tide turn for the sleepy port town of Machilipatnam? June 27, 2021 3:36 pm In the 1st Century AD, the port town of Masula at the mouth of River Krishna on the Bay of Bengal in Andhra Pradesh used to be a bustling hub of exports with Roman vessels arriving here to ferry silks and spices back home. After that, Machilipatnam, as it …
  • Plan to combat seasonal diseases June 24, 2021 5:53 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With onset of monsoon, Krishna district administration is preparing to tackle vector-borne diseases such as malaria, dengue, flu, diarrhoea, conjunctivitis and common fevers which have symptoms similar to Covid-19.  …
  • AP pegs Machilipatnam port project cost at ₹3,650 cr; submits tenders for judicial preview June 23, 2021 6:23 pm Andhra Pradesh Government has prepared tender documents for the development of Machilipatnam port and has placed them for the judicial preview. “Machilipatnam port, situated in the Krisha district, will be taken up for development by Andhra Pradesh …
  • ACB sleuths raid Machilipatnam Municipal Corporation June 23, 2021 4:49 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) sleuths on Tuesday conducted surprise checks at the town planning office and revenue wings at the Machilipatnam Municipal Corporation building in Krishna district. Teams led by additional ACB …
  • Andhra Pradesh: RTA to resume driving license tests, LLR issuance from July 1 June 21, 2021 4:44 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Transport Department will resume issuance of Learner’s Licences (LLRs) and conduct of Driving Licence (DL) tests from July 1. The issuance of LLRs and conduct of DL tests were stopped in the State as partial curfew …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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- …
  • Cyclone Gulab | Heavy rain throws life out of gear in Andhra Pradesh’s Krishna district September 27, 2021 7:30 am Under the influence of cyclonic storm Gulab, Krishna district has been receiving heavy rainfall since the wee hours of Monday. Several areas and roads were waterlogged for hours and normal life has been hit by the downpour. Several mandals, including …
  • Nine killed in separate mishaps in Nalgonda, Nagarkurnool September 20, 2021 2:08 am By Express News Service NALGONDA/NAGARKURNOOL: Nine people, including a couple, died in separate accidents in Nalgonda and Nagarkurnool districts on Sunday. While five were killed in Nalgonda, four died in Nagarkurnool district. In Nalgonda, one …
  • Vijayawada: District admin intensifies fever surveys to curb spread of dengue, malaria September 19, 2021 6:08 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  With the spread of seasonal diseases, the district administration is gearing up to increase the number of beds in government hospitals. As per the data available with the district health department officials, the …
  • International conference at Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies-Nuzvid today September 16, 2021 4:20 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies-Nuzvid campus organise a three-day international conference on the subject ‘Recent Innovations in Chemical and Biological Engineering’ (RICBE-2K21) from Thursday.  …
  • Integrated Child Development Services officials thwart child marriage in Nuzvid September 8, 2021 6:08 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The wedding of a minor girl in Chekkapalli village of Nuzvid mandal in Krishna district was stopped by the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) team and Nuzvid police on Tuesday. After receiving an anonymous tip …
  • Krishna district administration gears up to tackle third wave September 8, 2021 6:08 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Keeping in view the previous experiences during the second wave, the Krishna district administration is gearing up to tackle the anticipated third wave by setting up oxygen plants at several hospitals on a war footing. …
  • Andhra cop who stole Rs 16 lakh from police station arrested September 6, 2021 9:50 am A police constable in Andhra Pradesh who was absconding after allegedly stealing Rs 16 lakh from a police station was arrested on Monday. Janardhan Naidu, attached to Nuzvid police station in Krishna district, was taken into custody at Chennai, where he …
  • ‘IIITs will be made Centres of Excellence’ September 6, 2021 7:39 am Education Minister A. Suresh on Sunday said the government was keen on developing the IIITs in the State into Centres of Excellence. Speaking at a meeting after laying the stone for construction of a computer centre and inaugurating a solar power plant on …
  • Fire in polymer factory, Rs 5 cr material gutted  September 4, 2021 3:40 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  A fire broke out in a plastic factory that manufactures plastic bags and other polymer products in Tempalli village under Gannavaram mandal on Friday. However, no casualties were reported.According to district fire …
  • Fire in polymers company, no casualties reported September 3, 2021 10:01 am Fire broke out in a plastic bags and material manufacturing company, located at Tempalli village in Krishna district in the early hours on Friday. However, no casualties were reported. Locals and the factory workers, who noticed flames in Sri Vidya …
  • Cop ‘steals’ Rs 16 lakh from police station September 3, 2021 4:55 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  A constable attached to Nuzvid police station in Krishna district allegedly stole Rs 16 lakh from the station. Though the incident took place on August 29, it came to light on Thursday morning after the officials …
  • Andhra Pradesh cops turn into good samaritans, repair roads with their own money August 24, 2021 5:37 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With the authorities concerned failed to respond to the appeals of people to take up repair works of Vijayawada - Nuzvid highway and other roads connecting Vissannapeta, Mylavaram and Agiripalli, Nuzvid sub-division police …
  • Andhra Pradesh: RGUKT varsity to reopen four campuses from August 21 for PUC students August 9, 2021 6:42 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge and Technologies (RGUKT) has decided to reopen its four campuses at RK Valley, Nuzvid, Srikakulam and Ongole from August 21, for students enrolled for the pre-university course (PUC-2 …
  • Andhra Pradesh under 'dry spell' of rainfall since July 27 August 9, 2021 6:42 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh has been experiencing near dry-spell conditions since July 27. Out of 13 districts, four have been getting deficient rainfall, six districts normal and three districts excess. Though there has been very …
  • Notorious house-breaking offender held in Vijayawada August 4, 2021 5:20 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Nuzvid rural police arrested a notorious house-breaking offender on Tuesday. The accused was identified as Pabbaraju Yugandhar (33), a resident of Guntur district. Police caught him when he tried to escape from vehicle …
  • Kondur cops find missing boy near river July 21, 2021 5:16 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A Kondur police traced a missing boy in less than 24 hours of his parents filing a complaint on Monday.  According to police, Bhukya Venkata Dattu (14) went missing from near his residence in A Kondur Thanda on July 15 …
  • 27 Andhra police personnel fined for helmetless riding July 4, 2021 4:01 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Signalling that cops who violated rules would not be spared, Machilipatnam police penalised 27 police personnel for driving two-wheelers without wearing a helmet. On the instructions of Krishna district SP M …
  • AI pioneer Raj Reddy honoured by Silicon Valley’s Computer History Museum June 29, 2021 10:40 pm Bengaluru: Raj Reddy, an Indian-American professor and researcher, has been honoured by the Computer History Museum (CHM) in Silicon Valley as part of its 2021 Fellow Awards programme for his contribution towards revolutionising artificial intelligence and …
  • 3T method to be intensified in five districts June 29, 2021 3:32 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In view of the State government’s decision to continue the existing curfew hours (from 6 pm to 6 am) in five districts — Chittoor, Prakasam, Krishna, East Godavari and West Godavari — for one more week from July 1, …
  • Two arrested for murdering kin near Vijayawada June 25, 2021 3:06 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Mylavaram police arrested two persons, both daily wagers, in connection with the murder of a woman on Tuesday.   Disclosing the case details, Nuzvid DSP B Srinivasulu said the 44-year-old woman was found dead in a …
  • Three missing children found dead in Agiripalli canal June 23, 2021 4:50 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The bodies of three children, who went missing from their house on Monday evening, were found floating in a canal on the outskirts of Edara village of Agiripalli mandal on Tuesday evening. The deceased were identified as …
  • Andhra Pradesh: RTA to resume driving license tests, LLR issuance from July 1 June 21, 2021 4:44 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Transport Department will resume issuance of Learner’s Licences (LLRs) and conduct of Driving Licence (DL) tests from July 1. The issuance of LLRs and conduct of DL tests were stopped in the State as partial curfew …
  • Violent fight over WhatApp status photo leaves one injured in Krishna district June 16, 2021 4:41 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In a bizzare incident, an argument took place between two youth over WhatsApp status photo which in no time turned violent, leaving one of them injured in Nuzvid's Leelanagar on Tuesday.  According to Nuzvid police, …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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
  • Bharat Bandh Today LIVE: Long traffic jams at Delhi border points; several trains cancelled September 27, 2021 7:31 am Sep 27, 2021 12:55 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi Activists of Socialist Unity Centre of India take out protest march in Guwahati In light of Bharat Bandh, activists of Socialist Unity Centre of India took out a protest march in Guwahati to lend support …
  • Cyclone Gulab | Heavy rain throws life out of gear in Andhra Pradesh’s Krishna district September 27, 2021 7:30 am Under the influence of cyclonic storm Gulab, Krishna district has been receiving heavy rainfall since the wee hours of Monday. Several areas and roads were waterlogged for hours and normal life has been hit by the downpour. Several mandals, including …
  • AP's 10-year action plan to promote exports September 27, 2021 4:05 am VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh government is crafting a 10-year action plan to boost exports from every district under AP Districts’ Export Plan. There will be pit-stops every 2–3 years for monitoring progress and re-aligning export strategies in keeping with …
  • CM to flag off 2,600 garbage-collecting vehicles on Gandhi Jayanthi September 27, 2021 4:05 am VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy will flag off 2,600 garbage-collecting vehicles from Benz Circle in Vijayawada on October 2, coinciding with Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary. Launch of these vehicles is part of state government’s …
  • YSRC announces support to Bharat Bandh September 27, 2021 4:03 am VIJAYAWADA: YSR Congress farmer wing's state president MVS Nagi Reddy on Sunday extended support to the Bharat Bandh on Monday in a show of solidarity with the various associations holding the farmers’ agitation in the North. Speaking to the media here …
  • Over 73,000 appear for RGUKT-CET September 27, 2021 3:52 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: As many as 73,548 students appeared for Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies (RGUKT) Common Entrance Test-2021 held at 467 centres across the State and eight centres in Telangana. A total of 75,283 …
  • Fest held to mark birth anniversaries of poets September 27, 2021 3:52 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Over 400 artistes from various parts of the State participated in the traditional, folk and Kolata Utsavam held at KBN Degree College, to mark the 154th birth anniversary of renowned novelist and several short story …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Government contract lecturers seek job guarantee, to meet Education Minister today  September 27, 2021 3:52 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Members of Andhra Pradesh Government College Contract Lecturers Association have appealed to the State government for regularisation of their services and job guarantee for them.  Association general secretary BJ Gandhi …
  • Abducted baby traced, reunited with parents in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district September 27, 2021 3:52 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna district police traced the five-day-old baby girl who was kidnapped from the Machilipatnam government hospital on Saturday in less than 24 hours and arrested the accused woman, Mandapati Mary on Sunday.  Krishna …
  • Significance of the massive drugs seizure at India's Mundra port September 27, 2021 3:47 am (MENAFN- NewsIn.Asia) By Najib Shah Bengaluru, September 26 (newsin.asia): It had to happen. The surprise is that it happened so soon and in such humongous quantities. The US withdrawal from Afghanistan on 30th August and the subsequent Taliban takeover …
  • Cyclone Gulab nightmare in 'Uttar Andhra' September 27, 2021 3:05 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Srikakulam and Vizianagaram districts plunged into darkness as Cyclone Gulab made landfall between Santhabommali and Vajrapukotturu, 20 km north of Kalingapatnam in Srikakulam district at 8:30 pm on Sunday. The landfall …
  • Pawan Kalyan's remarks on online sale of movie tickets kick up a row  September 27, 2021 3:05 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   Janasena chief Pawan Kalyan’s comments on Saturday at a pre-release function of a Telugu film kicked up a political storm in the State with several Cabinet ministers lambasting the actor-politician for what they called …
  • Rs 7,000 crore for electrification of Jagananna colonies September 27, 2021 3:05 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The State power utilities will be spending an estimated Rs 7,080 crore on the electrification of YSR Jagananna Colonies being developed under Pedalandariki Illu scheme. The utilities will be providing both overhead and …
  • Maoists confined to East Godavari, Vizag districts, says State Home Minister Mekathoti Sucharitha September 27, 2021 3:05 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Asserting that Left Wing Extremists (LWE) are now confined to only two districts in Andhra Pradesh, State Home Minister Mekathoti Sucharitha on Sunday urged the Centre to support the development of backward and tribal …
  • Six fishermen from Andhra's Srikakulam go missing at sea as Cyclone Gulab inches closer to coast  September 27, 2021 12:02 am By PTI AMARAVATI: Six fishermen from Srikakulam district in north coastal Andhra Pradesh were reported missing in Bay of Bengal on Sunday evening as the cyclonic storm Gulab moved closer to the shore and is likely to make landfall around midnight. The …
  • Pawan Kalyan’s jibe at Jagan on ‘crushing’ Tollywood draws ire of ministers September 26, 2021 8:49 pm Nellore: Ministers Botsa Satyanarayana, Perni Venkatramaiah (Nani), and Dr Anilkumar Yadav came down heavily against actor-politician Pawan Kalyan for his utterances against Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy and the YSR Congress. The Jana Sena chief …
  • World Archery Championship: Jyothi bags silver after compound team events September 26, 2021 8:06 pm In 24 hours, V Jyothi Surekha pocketed her third silver in the women’s compound event at the 100-acre complex NFAA Easton Yankton Archery Center in Yankton, South Dakota, the US on Saturday. In the individual event, which followed compound women’s team and …
  • UPSC ranker Thirupathi Rao lists his priorities September 26, 2021 3:41 am Thirupathi Rao Ghanta had secured an all-India rank of 441 in the UPSC Civil Services Examination-2020, the results of which were announced on Friday. “I missed the selection by a whisker after going till the interview round in my last attempt. But this …
  • India’s Jyothi storms into the final in World Archery Championships September 25, 2021 6:12 pm India’s Jyothi Surekha Vennam stormed into the final of the Compound Women Individual competition at the World Archery Championship, beating Mexico’s Andrea Recerra in the semi-finals here on Saturday. Jyothi, who had won two silver medals in the …
  • No Probe into NREGS works, HC told September 25, 2021 7:18 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Secretary Aditya Nath Das has informed the Andhra Pradesh High Court that no vigilance enquiry is going on into the NREGS works executed by contractors in the State. The CS appeared before the court in person on …
  • Andhra Pradesh govt to fill up 14,000 posts in hospitals by November 15 September 25, 2021 7:18 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In a major decision, the State government will fill up 14,200 vacant posts in the Medical and Health Department. Reviewing the Covid-19 situation in the State at a meeting on Friday, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy …
  • Sajjala: Weaker sections to be given priority for chairperson posts September 25, 2021 7:18 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Government Advisor (Public Affairs) Sajjala Ramakrishna Reddy said weaker sections will be given priority for the selection of ZPP and MPP chairpersons to ensure social justice.Addressing a press conference on Friday, …
  • Cyclone Gulab: Andhra Pradesh's north coastal districts brace for impact  September 25, 2021 7:17 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: North coastal districts -- Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam -- are braced up for the impact of the cyclonic storm -- Gulab -- in the Bay of Bengal, which is hurtling towards the coast. According to IMD forecast, …
  • Two killed as speeding car crashes into field  September 25, 2021 4:01 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Two people were killed in a road accident at Anumanchipalli village under Chillakallu police station limits on Friday. According to Chillakallu police, the accident happened on Vijayawada-Hyderabad national highway, when …
  • Two Vignan students selected for Amazon September 25, 2021 4:01 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Vignan’s Lara College principal Dr K Phaneendra Kumar Friday informed that two students, L A Venkata Shruti and D Rajyalakshmi from IT department of Vignan’s Lara Engineering College have been selected by Amazon, with an …
  • 6,351 PDFs shifted till Sept 14: Polavaram Irrigation Project September 25, 2021 2:59 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Stating that relocation of the project-displaced families (PDFs) of +41.15 m contour of Polavaram Irrigation Project (PIP) is underway, Polavaram Project Authority (PPA) has said 6,351 families were moved to the …
  • HC directs AP to issue election declaration to six MPTCs September 24, 2021 8:16 pm Vijayawada: The AP High Court has directed the state government to issue the election declaration to six mandal parishad territorial constituency members before holding the election for mandal praja parishad and for other positions in Mundlamuru mandal …
  • HC irritated over AP officials forcing school managements to surrender ownership September 24, 2021 8:16 pm Vijayawada: The High Court has expressed its irritation over the AP government forcing managements of government-aided educational institutions to surrender them and their staff to it, despite the government claiming it is taking over only those that are …
  • Jagan sprains leg, to skip Delhi tour September 24, 2021 8:15 pm VIJAYAWADA: The scheduled tour of Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy to Delhi on Saturday evening was cancelled on Friday night due to a leg sprain he sustained. He was to attend a meeting of Chief Ministers of Naxal-affected states that was to be chaired …
  • 14,200 posts in AP health dept to be filled soon September 24, 2021 8:15 pm VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy gave green signal for massive recruitment in the medical and health department to fill up 14,200 posts to provide better services to people. The Chief Minister conducted a review meeting on medical, health, …
  • CIA Tip-Off Helped India Confiscate Smuggled Afghan Heroin Worth $24 Bln, Says BJP Parliamentarian September 24, 2021 8:15 pm https://sputniknews.com/20210924/cia-tip-off-helped-india-confiscate-smuggled-afghan-heroin-worth-24-bln-says-bjp-parliamentarian-1089366707.html CIA Tip-Off Helped India Confiscate Smuggled Afghan Heroin Worth $24 Bln, Says BJP …
  • HC pulls up AP Police for illegal custody September 24, 2021 7:41 pm Vijayawada: The High Court here has pulled up the AP Police department for illegal custody of the accused in various cases and directed the state government to avoid recurrence of situations in future, with a caution that it would use its discretionary …
  • Big C invests Rs 125 cr to open 250 outlets in 2 yrs, mulls IPO after FY24 September 24, 2021 4:35 pm Mobile handset, electronics retailer Big C on Friday said it will be investing Rs 125 crore in the next two years to open 250 new outlets focusing on tier four and five cities. The retail chain has roped in Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu as the new brand …
  • 2021 World Archery Championships: Indian women, mixed compound teams reach finals September 24, 2021 8:17 am The Indian teams – women and mixed – made it to the finals of compound events of the 2021 Hyundai World Archery Championships in Yankton, the US. Ranked seventh in the world, the women team comprising V Jyothi Surekha with a world ranking on 13, Priya …
  • ‘Pursue your dreams with patience and research’ September 24, 2021 5:34 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Nobel laureate Dr M Stanley Whittingham of Binghamton University has called upon the student community to travel the world by taking advantage of every opportunity they get, and learn to take risks. Dr Whittingham was …
  • HCL invites applications from freshers under HCL First Careers Program September 24, 2021 5:22 am IT services major HCL Technologies has started inviting applications for its job training program for fresher engineers who are looking for a career in technology and IT services.  HCL First Careers program is a paid program that trains freshers with the …
  • Police to geotag cattle, hold owners accountable for menace on road September 24, 2021 3:03 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In a bid to reduce road accidents caused due to the menace of stray cattle, the Krishna District Police has decided to take legal action against cattle rearers. In this regard, the police department has sought the …
  • AP High Court: Serve notices on Telugu Desam men September 24, 2021 2:47 am Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh High Court has directed the Tadepalli police to serve a notice of appearance before the police officer under Section 41 A of the CrPC. Justice C. Manavendranath Roy was hearing a batch of petitions filed by Telugu Desam …
  • DGP slams false propaganda about heroin links to Andhra Pradesh September 24, 2021 2:47 am Vijayawada: DGP Gautam Sawang stated that there are no heroin trade links in Andhra Pradesh and Afghanistan heroin that was seized at Mundra port. Addressing a press conference here on Thursday, he said that it does not make sense to make statements that …
  • AP High Court suspends order to fine, imprison babus September 24, 2021 2:47 am Vijayawada: The High Court has stayed the implementation of single judge order sentencing five IAS officers in contempt of court cases. A division bench headed by Chief Justice A.K. Goswami and Justice N. Jayasuriya heard the case on Thursday, issued a …
  • YSRCP leaders vie for ZPP posts September 24, 2021 2:47 am Vijayawada: Aspirants from YSR Congress party are lobbying hard with top leaders of the party to get key ZPP and MPP posts. The State Election Commission issued notification for MPP elections on Friday and for ZPP posts the next day. With its emphatic wins …
  • Jagan tells officials to intensify drive against drug menance September 24, 2021 2:46 am Vijayawada: Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy has advised officials to initiate stern steps against the marijuana cultivation and transportation and carry out regular police raids in coordination with other departments Officials have also been asked to …
  • Telangana can’t use water for hydel power without our consent, says Andhra Pradesh September 24, 2021 2:23 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Utilisation of Krishna water for generation of hydel power at common reservoirs has remained a bone of contention between Andhra Pradesh and Telangana ever since bifurcation of the State in 2014. Even though the Centre and …
  • Govt does away with free accommodation for staff  September 24, 2021 2:22 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State government has decided to cancel free accommodation facilities to the employees of the AP Secretariat, Assembly and HoD offices. It is learnt that the government issued an order making it clear that the free …
  • Relief for IAS officers in contempt of court case  September 24, 2021 2:21 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A division bench of the Andhra Pradesh High Court suspended the implementation of the single judge orders sentencing serving and retired IAS officers to varied terms of imprisonment in a contempt of court case.The …
  • Lay special focus on drug menace: CM Jagan September 24, 2021 2:21 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Stating that the State government is committed to prevent smuggling of liquor and sand and had even brought new laws to deal with them, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has directed officials to use them effectively …
  • Stop baseless remarks on drug haul: DGP to parties  September 24, 2021 2:21 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Asserting that there is no link between the huge haul of drugs at Mundra Port in Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh, Director General of Police (DGP) D Gautam Sawang on Thursday appealed to political parties in the State not to …
  • Durga temple fete from Oct 7, only 10,000 devotees to be allowed for darshan a day September 24, 2021 2:21 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Only 10,000 devotees per day will be allowed to have darshan of Goddess Kanaka Durga atop Indrakeeladri during the nine-day Dasara festivities, which will be celebrated from October 7 to 15. On the auspicious Moola …
  • 3,000 kg heroin seizure: DRI carries out raids in eight cities, arrests eight September 23, 2021 4:05 pm Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) carried out raids in eight cities, including New Delhi and Noida, in wake of the seizure of 2,988.22 kilogramme heroin from Gujarat’s Mundra port, and arrested eight people, including four Afghanistan nationals and …
  • Absolute Barbecues expands footprint in Andhra September 23, 2021 11:48 am Absolute Barbecues has opened its 45th restaurant in the country at Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh. This is AB’s second outlet in the State, after Vizag. Having started it’s operations in 2013, AB now has a presence across 19 cities in India. The company …
  • Stop illegal hydel power generation by TS, State urges KRMB September 23, 2021 8:45 am VIJAYAWADA: The state government has written a letter to Krishna River Management Board seeking the intervention of the Union government to direct the Telangana government to stop drawal of water unauthorisedly from Srisailam, Nagarjunasagar and …
  • Vijayawada-based lensman bags international award September 23, 2021 7:28 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: City-based photojournalist Tamma Srinivasa Reddy has won a bronze medal for his photo story in the PJD photo story competition 2021, conducted by Photographic Society of America (PSA). He chronicled the impact of the …
  • Ration dealers demand govt to rectify glitches September 23, 2021 7:28 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Members of Andhra Pradesh Ration Dealers Association staged a protest in front of the Civil Supplies Office in Gandhi Nagar on Wednesday and demanded the State government to rectify the technical glitches. The dealers …
  • ‘Gold biz’ lands woman, live-in partner in prison September 23, 2021 7:28 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Suryaraopet police on Wednesday arrested a woman and her live-in partner for allegedly cheating 57 people to the tune of Rs 8 crore by collecting money from them promising gold at a cheaper price. Additional deputy …
  • ED to take up money laundering probe in Mundra Port September 23, 2021 7:20 am By Rajnish SinghNew Delhi [India], September 23 (ANI): The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is all set to begin a money-laundering investigation into the recent seizure of a record nearly 3,000 kg heroin from two containers at Gujarat's Mundra port. …
  • Jagan to tour all districts from December September 23, 2021 6:52 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy will start his inspection of village secretariats in December. He warned of action if there was any laxity in the inspection of the village/ward secretariats by officials. During …
  • AP sports authority felicitates two athletes September 23, 2021 6:52 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Sports Authority of Andhra Pradesh (SAAP) vice chairman and managing director N Prabhakar Reddy felicitated National Open Athletic Champions K Naresh Kumar and N Shanmukha Srinivas at SAAP Head Office Conference Hall on …
  • AP promises HC to clear job works bills of Rs 400 crore once Centre releases funds September 23, 2021 1:14 am Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh government has informed the high court that it has cleared the pending bills of works taken up under the MGNREGS worth Rs 1,100 crore and promised to clear the remaining Rs 400 crore once the Centre releases the funds. A …
  • No impact of TD's boycott on Parishad elections, says Vellampalli September 23, 2021 1:14 am VIJAYAWADA: Minister for endowment Vellampalli Srinivas Rao said on Wednesday that the government will examine the clauses and go in appeal against the dismissal of GO on appointment of special invitees to TTD. Addressing the media, the minister said that …
  • Record drug haul: In June, same firm got similar consignment from Afghan source September 22, 2021 10:56 pm Investigations have shown that the Andhra firm registered as the official recipient of the two containers in which 2,988 kg of heroin, valued at some Rs 21,000 crore, was found hidden at Mundra Port in Kutch by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI …
  • Andhra court rejects CBI plea for narco test on rape-murder case suspect September 22, 2021 6:43 pm A court in Andhra Pradesh’s Vijayawada on Wednesday dismissed the CBI’s petition, seeking permission for narco analysis test of suspects in the nearly 14-year-old case of rape and murder of a B-Pharmacy student at a hostel near here. The Fourth Additional …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Left, Cong, TDP hold meeting ahead of Bharat Bandh September 22, 2021 3:01 pm Vijayawada: In a bid to make Bharat Bandh called by San successful, a meeting was held on Wednesday at Andhra Pradesh's Communist Party India (CPI) office by left parties, Congress, and Telugu Desam Party (TDP). During the meeting, Donepudi Sankar, CPI …
  • Srisailam Dam fills up to brim September 22, 2021 7:12 am Vijayawada: The Srisailam dam reservoir is nearly full, but only 6,000 cusecs of water is being drawn from Pothireddypadu head regulator against the limit of 40,000 cusecs Water resources authorities said nearly 34,000 cusecs of water was being released by …
  • YSRC legislator seeks CBI probe in AP FiberNet scam September 22, 2021 7:12 am Vijayawada: A CBI probe has been sought in the AP Fibernet scam. YSR Congress MLA Maddisetty Venugopal requested Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy to seek such a  probe, saying there was a lot of irregularities in the tender process during the Telugu Desam …
  • Swachh Railgaadi drive taken up September 22, 2021 4:32 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Vijayawda Division of South Central Railway on Tuesday organised a Swachh Railgaadi (clean trains) campaign, as part of its ongoing Swachhata Pakhwada 2021 which is a 14-day-long (September 16-30) cleanliness drive. …
  • AP third in recovering lost property, 1st in finding prints from crime scenes September 22, 2021 3:49 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh stood third in the country in recovering lost property with a recovery rate of 53.7 per cent against 47.6 in 2019, according to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB)-2020 report. Uttarakhand and …
  • ‘AP has leadership with long-term vision’ September 22, 2021 3:49 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Industrial and export potential of Andhra Pradesh was highlighted by speakers and delegates who attended the inaugural and afternoon session of Vanijya Utsav (AP Trade and Exports Carnival) here on Tuesday.Arvind Goenka, …
  • Despite Covid-19, AP achieved 19% export growth in 2 years: Jagan September 22, 2021 3:49 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In spite of overwhelming challenges like Covid-19 and related economic slowdown, Andhra Pradesh has achieved a growth rate of 19.43% in exports and climbed from ninth position in 2019-20 to fourth in 2020-21 in the …
  • State focusing on trade, exports boost, says CM Jagan September 21, 2021 9:45 pm Vijayawada: AP’s exports have grown by 19.43 per cent in two years. Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy stated this on Tuesday while launching a two-day 'Vanijya Utsav-2021' organised under Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. The event laid special focus on …
  • India seizes $2.7 billion Afghan heroin haul September 21, 2021 8:23 pm Indian officials said on Tuesday they had seized nearly three tonnes of heroin originating from Afghanistan worth an estimated Rs 200 billion ($2.72 billion) amid the chaos following last month's takeover of the country by the Taliban. Afghanistan is …
  • Andhra Pradesh exports increased despite economic downturn and COVID-19, says CM September 21, 2021 7:02 pm He unveiled an export action plan to double contribution to national exports by 2030 at the Andhra Pradesh Trade and Export Carnival in Vijayawada. Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy said despite a global economic downturn and the COVID-19 pandemic, …
  • Vijayawada-based shell company used as front to smuggle Rs 20,900 crore Afghan heroin September 21, 2021 6:50 pm
  • Drug seizure from Gujarat a serious issue: Khera September 21, 2021 4:20 pm New Delhi [India], September 21 (ANI): Congress said on Tuesday that the seizure of 3,000 kg heroin from Gujarat's Mundra port is a "serious issue" for India and added that it is a "conspiracy" to throw the youth into drug addiction …
  • Enormous three-tonne haul of heroin from Afghanistan worth £2BILLION is seized at Indian port September 21, 2021 1:03 pm Enormous three-tonne haul of heroin from Afghanistan worth £2BILLION is seized at Indian port after it arrived via Iran Two Indians were arrested after the heroin was found by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) at Mundra Port in the western …
  • Day after Andhra family attempted suicide, police say disputed land belongs to relative September 21, 2021 1:02 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A day after a family of four from Chagalamarri in Kurnool district attempted suicide due to alleged encroachment of their land and inaction by the police, Kadapa district police said the land in question does not belong …
  • India seized $2.7bn in Afghan heroin amid Taliban takeover chaos September 21, 2021 11:34 am Nearly three tonnes of heroin originating from Afghanistan seized and two people arrested in one of India’s biggest hauls to date. Indian officials say they seized nearly three tonnes of heroin originating from Afghanistan worth an estimated 200bn rupees ( …
  • India seizes US$2.7 billion of heroin in haul from Afghanistan September 21, 2021 9:56 am AHMEDABAD: Indian officials said on Tuesday (Sep 21) they have seized nearly 3 tonnes of heroin originating from Afghanistan worth an estimated 200 billion rupees (US$2.72 billion) amid the chaos following last month's takeover of the country by the …
  • India seizes $2.72B heroin from Afghanistan September 21, 2021 9:54 am Agency Reports Indian officials said on Tuesday they had seized nearly three tonnes of heroin originating from Afghanistan worth an estimated 200 billion rupees ($2.72 billion). Afghanistan is the world’s biggest illicit opiate supplier, but since taking …
  • India seizes $2.7 billion Afghan heroin haul amid Kabul takeover chaos September 21, 2021 9:04 am STORY CONTINUES BELOW THESE SALTWIRE VIDEOS By Sumit Khanna and Zeba Siddiqui AHMEDABAD (Reuters) - Indian officials said on Tuesday they had seized nearly three tonnes of heroin originating from Afghanistan worth an estimated 200 billion rupees ($2.72 …
  • One Time Settlement for housing loan at village secretariats soon September 21, 2021 5:47 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has directed the officials to make village/ward secretariats as the point for implementing the One Time Settlement (OTS) scheme. During a review conducted by the Chief Minister on …
  • Disha Bill gets Parliamentary Panel backing: DGP  September 21, 2021 5:47 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Director General of Police (DGP) D Gautam Sawang on Monday said the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Women Empowerment headed by Dr Heena Vijay Kumar Gavit, which visited Visakhapatnam on Saturday, extended its …
  • Three PILs in Andhra Pradesh High Court against jumbo TTD board September 21, 2021 5:47 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Three Public Interest Litigations (PILs) have been filed in the Andhra Pradesh High Court challenging the GOs issued to constitute the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) Trust Board. While BJP leader G Bhanuprakash …
  • Andhra Pradesh govt may soon start online sale of film tickets September 21, 2021 4:09 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The State government may soon start selling movie tickets online as the Telugu film industry has welcomed the proposal and extended support to the government’s plan. The government had proposed to create a web portal …
  • Andhra SRM develops bio-film to replace plastic cuvettes September 21, 2021 3:22 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Dr Anil K Suresh, Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, and his team from SRM University-AP recently developed a see-through transparent (with transmittance above 85 per cent) bio-template which they …
  • KL School of Architecture students launch survey in Besant Road September 21, 2021 3:22 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  As a part of their Urban Revitalising Project, 37 students from KL School of Architecture on Monday launched a tech-enabled reconnaissance survey to explore the feasibility of improving two sq km of Besant Road and its …
  • Various campaigns held on 37th RPF Raising Day September 21, 2021 3:22 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The 37th Raising Day of the Railway Protection Force (RPF) was marked with tree plantation drive, blood donation camp and passenger awareness programmes marked across South Central Railway (SCR) Vijayawada division on …
  • CM Jagan to inaugurate trade & export carnival on Tuesday September 21, 2021 3:22 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy will inaugurate the Vanijya Utsavam (AP Trade and Export Carnival) in Vijayawada on Tuesday. The two-day event is aimed at focusing on doubling the exports by 2030 and export promotion …
  • CREDAI to host property shows on Oct 9, 10 September 21, 2021 3:22 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Buoyed with the increasing footfall of customers for real-estate ventures, CREDAI - Vijayawada chapter is all set to organise property shows on October 9 and 10, much ahead of its customary schedule in January. This is …
  • Krishnapatnam city: Tenders for Rs 1,190 cr works invited September 21, 2021 2:47 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  In a step forward for the development of Krishnapatnam Industrial City, the APIIC invited tenders for Rs 1,190 crore infrastructure works including roads, bridges, potable water supply network, fire fighting system, …
  • K Sambasiva Rao gets bail in AP FiberNet scam September 21, 2021 2:47 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The Andhra Pradesh High Court Monday granted conditional bail to K Sambasiva Rao, the former Vice-Chairman and MD of Infrastructure Corporation of AP Limited (INCAP), who was arrested by the Crime Investigation …
  • BJP complains to Governor on TTD board September 21, 2021 2:47 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: BJP leaders led by its state president Sommu Veerraju on Monday submitted a representation to Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan against the appointment of the ‘jumbo’ Trust Board for the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams ( …
  • Andhra shell firm used as front to smuggle Rs 20,900cr Afghan heroin September 20, 2021 9:34 pm Afghanistan is the largest producer of poppy, from which heroin is synthesized (File photo)VIJAYAWADA: A nondescript house on the outskirts of Andhra Pradesh’s Vijayawada has suddenly become the talk of the town after the seizure of one of the biggest …
  • Special invitees to TTD board face legal hassle September 20, 2021 8:29 pm VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh government’s move to nominate 52 special invitees to Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams’ (TTD) Trust Board was challenged in the High Court with a plea to declare the decision as illegal and arbitrary as it caused hardship to …
  • Heroin seized at Guj port not intended for Andhra, says police September 20, 2021 6:32 pm (MENAFN- IANS) Vijayawada, Sep 20 (IANS) The huge consignment of heroin confiscated at Gujarat's Mundra port was intended to reach Delhi and not Vijayawada, a senior Andhra Pradesh Police official said on Monday. Vijayawada Police Commissioner B. …
  • Drug trail leads DRI to Vijayawada firm September 20, 2021 4:40 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Investigators on an international drug trail inspected a city-based firm after a huge consignment of heroin--which officials claimed could be the largest ever haul in one bust--was confiscated at Gujarat’s Mundra port on …
  • Vijayawada: District admin intensifies fever surveys to curb spread of dengue, malaria September 19, 2021 6:08 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  With the spread of seasonal diseases, the district administration is gearing up to increase the number of beds in government hospitals. As per the data available with the district health department officials, the …
  • 15-year-old treated for rare genetic disease in Vijayawada September 18, 2021 4:02 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Manipal Hospital successfully treated a 15-year-old boy, K Harsha Vardhan who suffering from a rare genetic disease called Osteopetrosis or Albers-Schönberg disease. The patient consulted Dr Ravikanth Vuppu, Consultant …
  • Passenger Services Committee inspects Vijayawada railway station September 16, 2021 4:20 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The members of the Passenger Services Committee (PSC), constituted by the Railway Board, inspected the facilities provided to passengers at the Vijayawada Railway Station on Wednesday. A six-member team comprising of the …
  • Over 100 medical duty officers hold protest in Vijayawada, demand govt to clear dues September 16, 2021 4:20 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Pressing their demands, around 110 medical duty officers (MDOs) called off their duties and participated in a strike at New Government General Hospital (GGH) here on Wednesday. Their major demands included payment of …
  • Locals complain of slow underground drainage works by Vijayawada Municipal Corporation September 14, 2021 6:32 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The slow pace of work by Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) in constructing the underground drainage (UGD) system is causing severe inconvenience to locals. The VMC had announced the ambitious UGD project in 2007, …