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  • New Covid cases drop below 5K in Andhra June 14, 2021 6:31 pm The number of new Covid-19 cases continued to drop in Andhra Pradesh with the state reporting 4,549 infections on Monday, taking its overall tally to over 18.1 lakh while the active caseload dropped to 80,013. In a positive development, 10,114 more persons …
  • COVID-19 | Pandemic curve sees a steady drop in Andhra Pradesh June 14, 2021 9:59 am The State continues to witness a steady drop in the COVID-19 infections and deaths. While the recovery rate has increased to 94.61%, the fatality rate remains at 0.66%. In the 24 hours ending Sunday morning, the State reported 58 deaths and 6,770 new …
  • Blood banks in AP drying up June 14, 2021 9:05 am VISAKHAPATNAM: Shortage of blood has hit all blood banks across 13 districts of the state, triggering panic among medical professionals and patients. The state has nearly 100 blood banks, including 18 branches of Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS), 20 of …
  • COVID tally crosses 18 lakh in A.P. June 13, 2021 10:03 am The State’s COVID tally crossed 18 lakh with 6,952 new infections reported in the 24 hours ending Saturday morning. During the same period 58 deaths, the lowest daily tally in two months, was reported. The cumulative infection tally reached 18,03,074 and …
  • Andhra Pradesh’s COVID tally jumps 18 lakh-mark after 6,952 cases June 13, 2021 5:36 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The new Covid-19 infections further came down to less than 7,000 in the past 24 hours ending 9 am on Saturday, taking the overall tally past 18 lakh-mark. For the second consecutive day, more than one lakh samples were …
  • At 61, A.P. reports lowest death toll in six weeks June 12, 2021 11:06 am The State reported 61 new COVID deaths and 8,239 new infections in the 24 hours ending Friday morning. The daily death toll was the lowest in the past six weeks. The toll reached 11,824 and the cumulative tally at 17,96,122 inched close to 18 lakh while …
  • North coastal districts brace for heavy rains for 3 days under monsoon effect June 12, 2021 6:00 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Heavy rains are expected in the coastal districts, more so in the north coastal parts of the state, over the next three days under the influence of low pressure in the Bay of Bengal and an active southwest monsoon.Since …
  • COVID-19: Andhra Pradesh logs 8,239 new COVID-19 cases, 61 deaths  June 11, 2021 3:13 pm By PTI AMARAVATI: More than 1.01 lakh sample tests turned out 8,239 fresh coronavirus cases in Andhra Pradesh, while 11,135 patients had recovered and 61 more succumbed in 24 hours ending 9 am on Friday. The state Covid-19 chart showed 17,96,122 total …
  • Over 300 deliveries in King George Hospital maternity ward for Covid cases  June 11, 2021 5:30 am Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Within two hours of the inauguration of CSR Block in King George Hospital (KGH), the lifeline of North Andhra districts and neighbouring Odisha, to exclusively treat Covid patients amid the pandemic last year, doctors …
  • Heavy rains lash Srikakulam district as monsoon advances to more areas June 11, 2021 2:19 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Heavy rains had been lashing isolated places in Srikakulam district since Wednesday morning. Pathapatnam recorded the highest rainfall of 9 cm. Light to moderate rainfall occurred at a few places in coastal and …
  • Andhra records 12,292 recoveries against 8,766 fresh infections, 67 die in a day  June 10, 2021 8:02 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Guntur has become the fourth district in the state with more than 1,000 Covid fatalities. The district recorded five deaths in the 24 hours ending 9 am on Wednesday, taking the total number of fatalities to 1,004. …
  • Lockdown fans domestic rage June 9, 2021 8:44 pm Vijayawada: Andhra Pradesh has witnessed a high incidence of domestic violence since the outbreak of Coronavirus and the consequent lockdown since April 2020.  Prolonged confinement, job losses, financial distress, and mental stress are found to be …
  • Andhra reports 7,796 new Covid cases, 77 deaths June 8, 2021 6:22 pm For the second consecutive day this week, Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday reported Covid numbers below the 10,000-mark. The state reported 7,796 new Covid cases and 77 deaths in the 24-hour period ending 9 a.m. Tuesday. On Monday, the state had reported 4,972 …
  • A.P. records lowest daily tally, test positivity rate in two months June 8, 2021 4:51 am 86 more die; all districts witness fewer than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours The State has reported the lowest single-day tally of coronavirus infections and the lowest daily test positivity rate (TPR) in the past two months. In the 24 hours ending …
  • New infections dip below 10,000; 90 dead in 24 hours in Andhra Pradesh June 7, 2021 6:20 am The State reported less than 10,000 new COVID-19 infections for the second time in the past week. As many as 8,976 new infections and 90 deaths were reported in the 24 hours ending Sunday morning. The daily positivity rate has been coming down gradually in …
  • Active caseload down to 1.23L after 13,568 recover June 7, 2021 2:41 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh reported 8,976  fresh cases of coronavirus, 13,568 recoveries and 90 deaths in 24 hours ending 9 am on Sunday.Chittoor district crossed the two-lakh total cases mark, second behind East Godavari in the …
  • She is a call away to serve food to Covid patients in Vizianagaram June 6, 2021 4:46 am Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: What started as a small initiative by a woman to serve free food to a few Covid-19 patients in home isolation, has proved to be a boon to several needy people in Vizianagaram now.  Varanasi Santoshi Raj of Kalighat Colony, …
  • 23 per cent excess rain in 2020 best in 7 years; IMD predicts above normal monsoon June 6, 2021 2:35 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh had received an excess rainfall in the water year 2020-21 (June 1-May 31) in the last seven water years starting 2014-15. A total 1,191 mm of rainfall was recorded as against the normal rainfall of 966.2 mm, …
  • Covid-19 recoveries jump 16 lakh mark in Andhra; 80 people die in 24 hours June 6, 2021 2:35 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Covid-19 toll touched 1,000-mark in two more districts in the 24 hours ending 9 am on Saturday. East Godavari and Krishna districts, where five and four more people died, have registered a total of 1,001 and 1,000, Covid …
  • Drop in new Covid-19 cases continues in Andhra Pradesh June 5, 2021 3:48 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh recorded 10,413 new Covid-19 infections in the 24 hours ending 9.00 am on Friday, taking the tally to 17,28,990. There was a slight drop in new cases against 11,421 on the previous day. At the same time, …
  • RIP Kalipatnam Rama Rao: Telugu literature loses its ‘Lekkala master’ June 5, 2021 3:48 am Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Champion of Telugu short stories and recipient of Kendra Sahitya Academy Award Kalipatnam Rama Rao (97), popular as Ka.Ra Master, breathed his last at his residence in Srikakulam Friday. His death is an irreplaceable …
  • Why do we need Environmental Rule of Law? June 4, 2021 11:30 pm The global report on environmental rule of law (2019) reflects a sorrow state of enforcement of laws in Bangladesh despite the two hundred pieces of legislation that the country has on environment. The environmental law framework in Bangladesh fails to …
  • Major bureaucratic reshuffle in AP, 19 IAS officials get new postings June 4, 2021 10:42 pm VIJAYAWADA: In a major administrative exercise, the Andhra Pradesh government transferred 20 officials including 19 IAS officers across the state on Friday. Krishna district collector A. Md. Imtiaz was transferred and posted as special secretary to the …
  • Kharif Outlook: Cyclones spout excess rainfall, but farmers wait & watch to begin sowing ops June 4, 2021 4:40 pm Despite cyclones Tauktae and Yaas, respectively, hitting the western and eastern coasts in the second half of last month and bringing rains to main parts, farmers prefer to wait and watch before beginning Kharif sowing operations. A group of farmers near …
  • State records further drop in new cases; recoveries stay on higher side June 4, 2021 7:28 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh reported another 11,421 new Covid-19 infections in the past 24 hours ending 9 am on Thursday, taking the overall tally to 17.28 lakh.This was slightly less than the new cases reported on the previous. The …
  • Southwest monsoon to set in Rayalaseema in next 48 hours June 4, 2021 4:57 am  Under its influence, the MET has forecast light to moderate rain or thundershowers at many places over north and south coastal AP, Yanam and Rayalaseema from June 4 to 8. (Representational image: PTI) Vijayawada: The southwest monsoon will set in over …
  • 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 …
  • Focus on developing fishing harbours: CM June 2, 2021 7:41 am Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday reviewed the projects of the Agri Infra Fund with the Ministers and senior officials of the departments of Agriculture and its allied sectors such as Marketing, A.P. Dairy Development Cooperative Federation, …
  • A.P.’s COVID tally crosses 17 lakh June 2, 2021 7:41 am The State has again reported 104 COVID-19 deaths in the 24 hours ending Tuesday morning. During the same period, 11,303 new infections were reported and the cumulative tally crossed 17 lakh. The tally reached 17,04,388 and the death toll increased to 11, …
  • State’s Covid-19 tally breaches 17 lakh-mark June 2, 2021 5:18 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State reported another 11,303 new Covid case, which was higher than Monday’s infections, taking the overall tally past the 17 lakh-mark. With more number of recoveries, the active caseload has further dropped to 1.46 …
  • Jagan directs officials to expedite Vizag fishing harbour June 2, 2021 12:57 am VIJAYAWADA: The state government will accord priority to the development of Visakhapatnam fishing harbour and prepare an action plan for development of Kakinada fishing harbour and Kothapatnam fishing landing centre. Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy …
  • 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 …
  • Near clean sweep by YSRCP in municipal polls March 15, 2021 6:08 pm Close to two years after coming to power, the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) handed yet another crushing defeat to the TDP and the BJP-Jana Sena Party alliance by winning all 11 municipal corporations and 69 out of 71 municipalities/nagar panchayats that …
  • Andhra ULB polls: BJP, Jana Sena fail to make a mark March 15, 2021 4:58 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The BJP-Jana Sena alliance, which has been aiming to grow in Andhra Pradesh, drew a blank in most of the municipalities and two of the three municipal corporations. Although Jana Sena emerged a better performer between …
  • Andhra Pradesh records 64.34 percent polling in civic elections March 12, 2021 1:07 am Vijayawada: Voting percentage in urban local body polls in the state has gone up to 64.34 from the previously assessed 62.28 per cent in Andhra Pradesh, it was announced on Thursday. The state election commission and municipal administrations announced …
  • Phase IV of panchayat elections to be held in Andhra Pradesh today February 21, 2021 9:09 am Vijayawada: The fourth phase of the gram panchayat elections will be held on Sunday and nearly 67.75 lakh voters are expected to cast their vote between 6.30 am and 3.30 pm. Polling is scheduled to be held in 16 revenue divisions covering 161 mandals. Out …
  • AP Phase 2 gram panchayat polls to be held today February 13, 2021 1:47 pm VIJAYAWADA: The second phase of gram panchayat elections in Andhra Pradesh will be held on Saturday to elect 2,786 sarpanches and 20,817 ward members. There are 7,507 sarpanch candidates and 44,876 ward members in fray, as 539 sarpanches and 12,604 ward …
  • Phase-I Gram Panchayat polls on February 5 in Andhra Pradesh's 11 districts January 24, 2021 12:30 pm VIJAYAWADA: The State Election Commission has issued notification for conduct of gram panchayat polls on February 5 from 6.30 am. to 3.30 pm in 11 districts during Phase-1. The districts left out are Vizianagaram and Prakasam. Polling during Phase-II will …
  • Andhra SEC issues directions for Feb 5 Panchayat polls January 23, 2021 7:41 am Amid uncertainty raging over disagreement on the conducting of the crucial rural local bodies elections, Andhra Pradesh State Election Commissioner (SEC) Nimmagadda Ramesh Kumar on Saturday issued notification for four phase panchayat polls. “In exercise …
  • Model Andhra farmer returns honours protesting farm laws December 15, 2020 6:10 pm A progressive role model farmer from Andhra Pradesh’s Srikakulam district, who won many awards, had returned all the honours as a mark of protest against the new farm laws enacted in September. Khandavu Prasada Rao, 75, returned his honours to the local …
  • Good monsoon tidings may last until year-end September 21, 2020 1:16 pm Even as the South-West monsoon races away to end with a flourish by the scheduled September-30 time line, an early peek into the rest of the three months of the year by a South Korean agency suggests that the good tidings may last for the period and even …
  • Human Rights Forum: LS segment-based district formation irrational July 21, 2020 3:31 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  The Human Rights Forum (HRF) has felt that formation of smaller districts is long overdue as Andhra Pradesh has a very low number of districts. However, the government is contemplating making the parliamentary …
  • Odisha blocks another border road to prevent Andhra villagers from crossing over April 30, 2020 9:15 am By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: Days after digging up trenches at Milagam village on the border with Andhra Pradesh to stop the movement of people to their side, Odisha officials have blocked another road by laying heaps of soil at Gopalapuram village …
  • Woman dies in road accident in AP January 13, 2020 6:48 pm Srikakulam: A woman died in a road accident on Monday when she was going to her native village to celebrate Sankranti festival. The accident took place near Maddi Ramudu Peta village, Regidi Amudalavalasa mandal, Srikakulam district. The deceased, Jaddu …
  • Fake currency rampant in Andhra-Odisha Border villages December 29, 2019 5:31 am By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM:  Circulation of fake currency has reportedly increased in the district in the past few days. A few days after the fake currency notes were identified at a wine shop at Bhamini village, similar incidents were reported in …
  • ITDA PO helps pregnant woman reach hospital November 11, 2019 3:51 am By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: In an act of chivalry, Sitampeta ITDA PO CM Saikanth Varma helped a stranded pregnant woman reach Srikakulam hospital on Saturday late night. The official, who was returning after attending a meeting in the district …
  • YSRCP worker dies in fight over mushrooms in Srikakulam October 16, 2019 8:03 am Srikakulam: One person lost his life and four others were injured after a clash broke out between two groups over collecting mushrooms from the outskirts of the city on Tuesday, police said. This incident took place in Kuntibadra village in Kotturu Mandal …
  • YSRC, TDP activists clash: one killed, four injured October 16, 2019 5:01 am By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: A man was killed and four others injured in a clash that took place between YSRC and TDP workers at Kuntibadra village of Kotturu mandal on Tuesday evening. The deceased has been identified as Kamaka Jangam, 55, (in …
  • Separate commissions for SC/STs on the cards in Andhra Pradesh August 30, 2019 6:08 am The State government has decided to constitute separate commissions for the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and the Scheduled Tribes (STs) in the State. It proposes to table the relevant Bills in this regard in the Assembly soon. The government has also decided to …
  • TDP's citadel crumbles as YSRC makes inroads May 24, 2019 2:24 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The TDP's citadel crumbled with the party facing its worst-ever drubbing in North Andhra at the hands of YSRC in 2019 elections, as the results started trickling in since Thursday noon. Such was the pace of YSRC…
  • Poultry birds hit hard in Srikakulam district due to summer April 29, 2019 4:43 am By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: As temperatures continue to rise in the district, a large number of broiler chickens at various poultry farms in the district are perishing, unable to withstand the severe heat. Over 200 chickens died in a poultry farm …
  • Rs 5 crore seized from bus April 6, 2019 6:04 am By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: In the largest seizure of unaccounted cash so far during the present elections, the Srikakulam district police seized Rs 5,07,85,900 at Jendaladibba village of Rajam mandal on Friday.  Disclosing details to the media, …
  • AP: Rs 1 crore in cash seized from bus April 5, 2019 4:06 pm Srikakulam[India], Apr 5 (ANI): Srikakulam Police on Friday seized unclaimed cash worth Rs 1 crore from a state-owned transport corporation bus at Jendala Dibba junction in Rajam town, an official said. A police team initially found nothing on the bus but …
  • 3,925 nominations filed for 175 Assembly segments and 548 for 25 Lok Sabha seats March 27, 2019 5:25 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Gopal Krishna Dwivedi has informed that as many as 3,925 nominations were filed for 175 Assembly constituencies and 548 for the 25 Lok Sabha segments for the April 11 elections. While …
  • BJP allots nine Assembly, two Lok Sabha seats to women March 24, 2019 6:18 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The BJP’s Central Election Committee (CEC) has released the list of candidates for the remaining 52 assembly and 23 parliament segments on Saturday. President of the International Society of Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON …
  • Father or daughter? Araku voters to decide which side they are on March 23, 2019 9:11 pm The battle runs within the family in the Araku Lok Sabha constituency, spread over 450 kilometres and second only to Jaisalmer is geographical spread, in Andhra Pradesh. Telugu Desam Party candidate V. Kishore Chandra Deo, a six-time MP and former Union …
  • Parties tizzy as Srikakulam voters change loyalties every election  March 19, 2019 3:53 am Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: Considered a politically volatile district, Srikakulam stands apart when it comes to giving its verdict. This district is known for giving a clear mandate to a single party. The electorate have a penchant for swing to only …
  • CPI announces candidates for AP Assembly elections March 18, 2019 11:44 pm [India], Mar 19 (ANI): The Communist Party of India (CPI) announced candidates for six out of the seven Assembly seats it is contesting on in the upcoming elections in Andhra Pradesh. The party has fielded Muppalla Nageswar Rao from Mangalagiri Assembly …
  • YS Jagan Mohan Reddy: YSR Congress will back any party that grants 'special category' to AP November 29, 2018 6:19 am By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM:  YSRCP supremo YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Wednesday said that if the people of the State elect all the YSRCP candidates to Parliament,  they would extend support to the party, which is ready to grant special category status …
  • Jagan: question Naidu on unkept promises November 29, 2018 2:42 am YSRCP president Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Wednesday alleged that the TDP government had completely ignored the development of all the 13 districts in the State and the capital region, Amaravati. He urged the people to question Chief Minister N. Chandrababu …
  • YS Jagan Mohan Reddy: Reject betrayers of AP on Special Category Status November 28, 2018 8:34 pm VISAKHAPATNAM: Virtually setting the tone for 2019 elections, YSR Congress president Mr Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has appealed to the people to reject BJP, Congress, TD and Jana Sena parties as they were all part of the great betrayal during the division of …
  • YS Jagan Mohan Reddy’s Raja Sankalpa Yatra covers 3,333.9 km on 307th day November 28, 2018 5:41 am By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: Leader of Opposition YS Jagan Mohan Reddy’s raja Sankalpa Yatra covered 3,333.9 km on Tuesday, the 307th day of his padayatra. He walked 11 km everyday, covering M Venkampeta, Regalapadu Cross, Tudi Cross, Bodalapadu …
  • YS Jaganmohan Reddy to visit cyclone-hit Srikakulam villages October 21, 2018 6:43 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Opposition Leader and YSRC party chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy will visit cyclone-affected villages in Vizianagaram and Srikakulam districts as part of his Praja Sankalpa Yatra. An announcement to this effect was made on …
  • Andhra Pradesh State Disaster Management Authority Preliminary Report on Cyclone ‘TITLI’ Date: 11th October 2018 Time: 17:00 Hours October 14, 2018 6:41 am Mandal Affected – 38 Mandals in Srikakulam Rainfall Status: Highest Rain recorded 42.6 cms between 0830 hours of 10th Oct 2018 to 0830 hours of 11th Oct 2018 in Booravilli at Gara (M) of Srikakulam District. Present Rainfall recorded is 12.3 cms between …
  • Life in Srikakulam, Vizianagaram districts thrown out of gear October 12, 2018 3:47 pm A curfew-like situation prevailed on Thursday from early hours in Srikakulam town and other parts of the district due to the impact of cyclone ‘Titli’. The people, who had bitter experience with Phailin and Hudhud cyclones, did not take any chance and …
  • Cyclone Titli claims seven lives in Andhra Pradesh; Odisha loses one, six still missing October 12, 2018 12:00 pm People relocate to safer places as Cyclone Titli hits Barua village, in Srikakulam on Thursday. (Photo: PTI) As Cyclone Titli made landfall near the Andhra Pradesh-Odisha border Thursday morning, at least seven people were killed in Andhra’s Srikakulam …
  • Heavy rain in coastal districts for 48 hrs July 21, 2018 1:49 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: For the next 48 hours, coastal Andhra Pradesh will receive heavy to very heavy rainfall as the Southwest monsoon has been active over it and weak over Rayalaseema. Rainfall has occurred in coastal districts of the State …
  • ‘People should question elected leaders’ May 29, 2018 5:05 am Jana Sena Party founder K. Pawan Kalyan on Monday called upon people to question their public representatives if they failed to resolve pending problems. He said this would act as a deterrent and make the representatives discharge their duties in a …
  • Get your facts right, Naidu tells Pawan May 25, 2018 5:33 am A day after Jana Sena Party president Pawan Kalyan served a 48-hour ultimatum on the State government on the Uddanam kidney disease issue, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu asserted that a few people were resorting to a political blame game for their …
  • AP man booked under new IPC Section for raping tribal girl April 26, 2018 10:13 pm SRIKAKULAM:  An eight-year-old tribal girl hailing from Somagandi village of Seetampeta mandal in Srikakulam district was allegedly raped by her neighbour on Wednesday evening. The incident came to light on Thursday after the girl's parents lodged a …
  • Mild showers, winds bring cheer to coastal Andhra Pradesh April 9, 2018 1:01 am VIJAYAWADA: Parts of Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram, East Godavari and Srikakulam received mild showers and gusty winds bringing some respite from the heat on Sunday. The Indian Meteorological Department, Hyderabad, issued a warning that thunderstorm …
  • Grass is greener on the other side! Forest officials having a tough time as eight wild elephants stray into Andhra-Odisha border April 4, 2018 4:43 pm On Saturday, forest officials launched “Operation Gaja” by bringing in two trained elephants handled by mahouts from Chittoor district to guide the wild ones back to their home across the border in Odisha. A herd of eight wild elephants including a three- …
  • Eight wild elephants from Odisha stray into Andhra forests, two trained pachyderms to guide them back home April 4, 2018 3:27 pm On Saturday, forest officials launched “Operation Gaja” by bringing in two trained elephants handled by mahouts from Chittoor district to guide the wild ones back to their home across the border in Odisha. A herd of eight wild elephants including a three- …
  • Forest Department moves to tackle a jumbo problem March 20, 2018 6:58 am The Forest Department has decided to organise awareness programmes for villagers who are being affected by the movement of elephants. The department is also planning to appoint more number of elephant trackers who have absolute knowledge about geographic …
  • After the crackdown: The red sanders smuggler’s new, longer route from Andhra to Chennai port February 27, 2018 12:31 am Andhra task force against red sanders smuggling conducts check in Kadapa. Smuggling of red sanders from the forests of Andhra Pradesh has once again become rampant with smugglers having opened new routes, this time through Kadapa district, police say. Red …
  • Five bodies found in Andhra lake, police say red sanders smugglers February 19, 2018 12:05 am closeup of the feet of a dead body covered with a sheet, with a blank tag tied on the big toe of his left foot, in monochrome, with a vignette added FIVE BODIES were found in the Vontimitta Lake, on the outskirts of Kadapa in Andhra Pradesh, on Sunday …
  • Bodies of five suspected red sanders workers recovered from lake in Kadapa February 18, 2018 1:08 pm The Andhra Pradesh Police’s Red Sanders Task Force has recently intensified combing operations in the Seshachalam forests where smuggling has again started after a brief lull. (Source: Express photo) At least five bodies have been recovered from the …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Students of all government, private schools to undergo eye-test February 9, 2018 3:05 am SRIKAKULAM: The Srikakulam administration has decided to perform eye-tests on the students of all schools in the district to identify the children with vision defects. The move comes after more than 100 of the total 320 students of the only government …
  • Bandh in AP observed peacefully February 8, 2018 7:43 pm [India], Feb. 9 (ANI): The state bandh in Andhra Pradesh, called by left parties and supported by YSR Congress Party (YSRCP), Congress and Jana Sena Party was observed peacefully on Thursday. No untoward incidents took place. The parties were protesting …
  • Pension for patients treating at pvt hospitals  January 21, 2018 3:09 am SRIKAKULAM: The victims of chronic kidney diseases (CKD) in Uddanam region who are undergoing dialysis procedure in private hospitals will now get monthly pensions.Recently, collector K Dhananjaya Reddy brought the plights of the renal ailments victims to …
  • AP’s Vamsadhara oustees grapple with deadline December 18, 2017 2:15 am SRIKAKULAM: The displaced in the Vamsadhara project have been left high and dry. The deadline for vacating their village is already over and with the rents skyrocketing, they are struggling to find suitable accommodation. “Though officials told us to …
  • Rain fury: Over 300 acres of agricultural fields inundated in Srikakulam August 28, 2017 4:55 am Farmers look at the inundated agriculture fields in Srikakulam on Sunday | express SRIKAKULAM: Heavy rains triggered by the upper air cyclonic circulation in the last few days have thrown the normal life out of gear in the rural mandals of Srikakulam. …
  • Harvard expert team will visit Uddanam, say Jana Sena leaders July 24, 2017 3:18 am Image for representation only. SRIKAKULAM: A team of medical experts from Harvard University is likely to visit the Uddanam region and interact with victims of chronic kidney diseases (CKD) on July 29. According to Jana Sena activists, their party chief …
  • Flood water in vamsadhara, nagavali recedes, but officials put on alert  July 19, 2017 5:28 am SRIKAKULAM: The flood water in Vamsadhara and Nagavali rivers, which were in spate, began receding on Tuesday. The outflows from the Thotapalli Barrage on Nagavali River which was around 1 lakh cusecs a day before, has come down to 8,000 cusecs by Tuesday …
  • Flood water in Vamsadhara, Nagavali recedes; 800 acres of paddy fields hit July 19, 2017 5:27 am A farmer near his inundated paddy field in Srikakulam on Tuesday | Express SRIKAKULAM: The flood water in Vamsadhara and Nagavali rivers, which were in spate, began receding on Tuesday. The outflows from the Thotapalli Barrage on Nagavali River which was …
  • Flood water in Vamsadhara, Nagavali rivers recede at Andhra July 18, 2017 1:40 pm SRIKAKULAM: The flood water in Vamsadhara and Nagavali rivers, which were in spate, began receding on Tuesday.  Project superintendent engineer Tirumula Rao said, the outflows from the Thotapalli Barrage on Nagavali river which was around 1 lakh cusecs on …
  • Vamsadhara in spate, NDRF teams deployed July 18, 2017 7:12 am SRIKAKULAM/VIZIANAGARAM: With the heavy rain in the upper catchments, Vamsadhara and Nagavali rivers are in spate, inundating several low-lying areas in Srikakulam and Vizianagaram districts. Several villages in Bhamini, Hiramandal, Santakaviti, …
  • Nagavali in spate, road traffic on Odisha-AP highway affected July 17, 2017 2:14 pm JBS Umanadh, Hyderabad, DH News Service, Jul 17 2017, 19:22 IST According to revenue officials, the situation at Totapalli barrage in Vizianagaram district has been monitored round the clock as a low-pressure trough in the Bay of Bengal could aggravate the …
  • Vamsadhara in fury at Andhra, NDRF deployed in Srikakulam July 17, 2017 1:17 pm SRIKAKULAM: With the heavy rain in its catchment areas, the Vamsadhara river is in spate in north Andhra Pradesh and has inundated several low-lying areas in this district. The inundated villages are in Bhamini, Hiramandal, Santakaviti, Veeraghattam, Burja …
  • Four members of family die in suicide pact May 26, 2017 2:12 am ELURU: A woman along with her daughter and two grandsons allegedly entered into a suicide pact at Dwarakanagar in the city. According to the police, Kethavarapu Venkata Ramana Rao, a retired engineer, is living at Dwarakanagar along with his daughter …
  • Cash crunch rules in Srikakulam, Rs 30 crore to reach soon March 5, 2017 1:30 am SRIKAKULAM: Notwithstanding the notion that demonetisation blues were over, ATMs started sporting ‘no cash boards’ on Wednesday morning in Srikakulam city. By the afternoon, barring a several select ATMs kiosks ran dry.  Three days have passed since then …
  • Demonetisation blues back again as ATMs run dry March 3, 2017 1:41 am SRIKAKULAM: P Ramu, a resident of Adi Andhra street of Tekkali, arrived in Srikakulam on Thursday to consult a medical specialist at the latter’s clinic at the Day and Night Junction. Now that the demonetisation blues are over, he was carrying a little …
  • Pawan Kalyan scores first victory January 7, 2017 1:14 pm Andhra CM says victims of the mysterious disease will be included in the list of physically handicapped and given monthly pension Hyderabad: Within days of film star and Jana Sena party founder Pawan Kalyan raising the issue of the kidney patients of …
  • Address regional kidney ailments in 2 days, Pawan Kalyan tells AP January 3, 2017 7:26 pm Argentina Star (IANS) Tuesday 3rd January, 2017 Visakhapatnam, Jan 3 (IANS) Popular Telugu actor and Jana Sena party chief Pawan Kalyan on Tuesday asked the Andhra Pradesh government to address the high prevalence of kidney-related diseases in Uddanam …
  • Major bureaucratic reshuffle in AP, 19 IAS officials get new postings June 4, 2021 10:42 pm VIJAYAWADA: In a major administrative exercise, the Andhra Pradesh government transferred 20 officials including 19 IAS officers across the state on Friday. Krishna district collector A. Md. Imtiaz was transferred and posted as special secretary to the …
  • Phase IV of panchayat elections to be held in Andhra Pradesh today February 21, 2021 9:09 am Vijayawada: The fourth phase of the gram panchayat elections will be held on Sunday and nearly 67.75 lakh voters are expected to cast their vote between 6.30 am and 3.30 pm. Polling is scheduled to be held in 16 revenue divisions covering 161 mandals. Out …
  • Can prove Atchannaidu’s involvement in crimes: Duvvada Srinivas February 14, 2021 9:57 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  YSRC Tekkali Assembly constituency coordinator Duvvada Srinivas lashed out at TDP AP unit president K Atchannaidu for his criminal record, and said he is ready to provide evidence against the atrocities committed by the …
  • AP Phase 2 gram panchayat polls to be held today February 13, 2021 1:47 pm VIJAYAWADA: The second phase of gram panchayat elections in Andhra Pradesh will be held on Saturday to elect 2,786 sarpanches and 20,817 ward members. There are 7,507 sarpanch candidates and 44,876 ward members in fray, as 539 sarpanches and 12,604 ward …
  • Dismal performance by TDP in its bastions: YSRCP February 10, 2021 10:57 pm Andhra Pradesh government’s advisor Sajjala Ramakrishna Reddy has poured cold water on TDP’s assertions that the ruling party has been facing resentment in the state, by comparing with the results of the panchayat elections, as YSRCP leaders claimed that …
  • Botsa slams Naidu, SEC for expediting election process in Andhra Pradesh January 24, 2021 12:30 pm NELLORE: Municipal administration minister Botsa Satyanarayana on Saturday came down heavily against Leader of the Opposition N. Chandrababu Naidu for hobnobbing with State Election Commissioner  Nimmagadda Ramesh Kumar and weakening the state’s democratic …
  • Phase-I Gram Panchayat polls on February 5 in Andhra Pradesh's 11 districts January 24, 2021 12:30 pm VIJAYAWADA: The State Election Commission has issued notification for conduct of gram panchayat polls on February 5 from 6.30 am. to 3.30 pm in 11 districts during Phase-1. The districts left out are Vizianagaram and Prakasam. Polling during Phase-II will …
  • Andhra SEC issues directions for Feb 5 Panchayat polls January 23, 2021 7:41 am Amid uncertainty raging over disagreement on the conducting of the crucial rural local bodies elections, Andhra Pradesh State Election Commissioner (SEC) Nimmagadda Ramesh Kumar on Saturday issued notification for four phase panchayat polls. “In exercise …
  • Forest officials to keep vigil on migratory birds January 8, 2021 4:11 am No cases of bird flu reported in A.P. so far; instructions have been issued to monitor the birds in sanctuaries, water bodies, says official The State and the Central governments have sounded an alert and asked the Forest and the Animal Husbandry …
  • Senior IAS officer Aditya Nath Das assumes office as new Chief Secretary January 1, 2021 5:25 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Senior IAS officer Aditya Nath Das assumed office as the new Chief Secretary of the State in Secretariat at Velagapudi on Thursday. His predecessor, Nilam Sawhney, has been appointed Principal Advisor to the Chief …
  • Bharat Bandh total, peaceful December 9, 2020 3:57 am The call for Bharat Bandh evoked good response both in Vizianagaram and Srikakulam districts on Tuesday with active participation of almost all trade unions such as AITUC, INTUC, CITU, and IFTU. The bandh has an impact on normal life due to non- …
  • TDP sets sights on regaining lost ground in North Andhra November 8, 2020 5:58 am The Telugu Desam Party is trying to win back its former glory in Vizianagaram and Srikakulam districts by giving top priority to leaders of the region in its politburo and party committees. The backward classes of the two districts were the backbone of the …
  • Couple gets Red Cross aid to bring up orphaned grandchildren in Andhra Pradesh September 2, 2020 5:36 am Express News Service SRIKAKULAM:  Reacting to a news report on the plight of an elderly couple titled ‘No income, but they have to raise grandkids’ published in these columns on August 31, Collector J Nivas on Tuesday requested the Indian Red Cross Society …
  • Elderly couple from Andhra Pradesh's Tekkali raising grandkids lose livelihood amid lockdown August 31, 2020 4:55 am Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: While the lockdown deprived them of their livelihood, an elderly couple from Tekkali town  — Kotapalli Gavarayya and Rajulamma — also had to deal with the death of their daughter, and take on the responsibility of bringing …
  • Inspector suspended for allegedly kicking Dalit man August 6, 2020 8:58 am Srikakulam Superintendent of Police Amir Bardar on Wednesday suspended Palasa-Tekkali Circle Inspector Venugopala Rao for allegedly a Dalit person when the latter approached the police for justice with regard to allocation of house site. A video of the …
  • Telukunchi villagers look after migratory birds as their kids July 20, 2020 4:52 am Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: THE people of this North Andhra village constitute committees every year to protect the migratory birds. Open billed storks (cranes) migrate to Telukunchi, a small village in Ichchapuram mandal of Srikakulam district, every …
  • Workers who cremated victim not allowed home July 8, 2020 3:52 am By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: Discrimination against frontline workers involved in the fight against Covid-19 continues. In one incident, 10 sanitation workers who performed the last rites of an infectee were not allowed to enter their residential …
  • Hearing of K Atchannaidu’s bail petition postponed June 20, 2020 5:18 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Anti-Corrution Bureau (ACB) Special Court has postponed the hearing of the bail plea of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader Kinjarapu Atchannaidu to Monday. It may be noted the former minister was arrested from his …
  • ‘Govt. violated human rights’ June 14, 2020 6:53 am The TDP continued its protests at Srikakulam, Palasa and several other places against the arrest of former Minister K. Atchannaidu, who underwent an operation recently. TDP senior leader and former MLA of Palasa Gowthu Shyam Sundar Shivaji and TDP district …
  • ESI scam: TDP MLA Atchannaidu remanded in judicial custody June 13, 2020 12:47 pm Former Labour Minister and Tekkali TDP MLA K. Atchannaidu and retired Employees’ State Insurance (ESI) director C.K. Ramesh Kumar were sent to 14 days judicial remand in the ESI scam. Police shifted the MLA to Guntur Government General Hospital (GGH) for …
  • Former TDP MLA Prabhakar Reddy, son arrested in buses scam June 13, 2020 8:17 am The buses were brought by Reddy and registered illegally at various locations, including Nagaland. Former Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MLA J C Prabhakar Reddy and his son Asmit Reddy were arrested on Saturday from Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh for …
  • Andhra ex-minister Atchannaidu arrested in ESI scam (Ld) June 12, 2020 11:50 am Amaravati, June 12 (IANS) Former Andhra Pradesh minister and opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader K. Atchannaidu was arrested on Friday by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in the ESI scam, with his party dubbing it “political vendetta”. The …
  • Ex-Minister and TDP MLA Atchannaidu held in ESI scam June 12, 2020 8:27 am Officials from Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) arrested former Minister and TDP MLA K. Atchannaidu on Friday morning from his native home in Nimmada village in Srikakulam district for his alleged involvement in irregularities in purchase of equipment, …
  • Senior TDP leader Atchannaidu taken into custody in "ESI June 12, 2020 6:29 am Amaravati: Telugu Desam Legislature Party Deputy leader and former Andhra Pradesh minister K Atchannaidu was taken into custody by state Anti-Corruption Bureau sleuths early on Friday in connection with alleged Rs 151 crore scam in the ESI Corporation, ACB …
  • ESI medicine scam: TDP MLA Atchannaidu, Chandrababu’s close aide, arrested June 12, 2020 5:19 am Atchannaidu served as the labour minister in the TDP government and is considered to be very close to party chief N Chandrababu Naidu. Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MLA from Tekkali in Andhra Pradesh, K Atchannaidu, was on Friday arrested by the Anti-Corruption …
  • Cops Stop, Quarantine 24 Returning To Andhra From Wedding In Chhattisgarh May 13, 2020 4:08 pm Police stopped them since they didn't have permission to return to Andhra Pradesh (Representational) Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh: A bus from Bhilai was stopped at the inter-state check post in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh with 24 passengers …
  • Andhra migrants hit the road in Hyderabad April 15, 2020 4:56 am The labourers said the TRS government has not provided any groceries or money to them as promised Hyderabad: Immediately after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced an extension of the nationwide lockdown till May 3, hundreds of migrant labourers packed …
  • Helping the helpers: NGO distributes fruits, water to policemen March 31, 2020 2:34 am While most of the country has returned to its shell, duty-minded people are working day in and day out to fight the crisis due to COVID-19 pandemic. For instance, police personnel have to stand for hours at major junctions in a city to ensure absolute …
  • TDP swindled Rs 900 crore public money during its  regime: Dharmana Krishna Das February 22, 2020 6:44 am By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: Roads and Buildings Minister Dharmana Krishna Das on Friday said they would order an inquiry into the alleged involvement of former Labour Minister and Tekkali MLA Kinjarapu Atchannaidu in the ESI scam. In a release from …
  • Andhra Pradesh: 34-year-old kills mother after she refuses to put property on his name February 8, 2020 4:17 am Image Source : PTI Andhra Pradesh: 34-year-old man kills mother after she refuses to put property on his name In a shocking incident, a man allegedly killed his mother over a property dispute in Ramadasupeta village here on Wednesday. The accused has been …
  • Son killed mother for property in Andhra Pradesh February 6, 2020 5:08 am Srikakulam: A man allegedly killed his mother over a property dispute in Ramadasupeta village here on Wednesday. The accused identified as Koti Ramakrishna surrendered before the police after the incident. The victim is 58-year-old Koti Anasuyamma. Circle …
  • Legal Metrology officials conduct inspections February 4, 2020 7:56 am In an attempt to check the malpractice related to weight and measurement at shops and other commercial establishments, the Legal Metrology officials are conducting inspections in markets, petrol filling stations and Rythu Bazaars in Vizianagaram and …
  • Fund crunch delays KVK works in Srikakulam district December 25, 2019 5:42 am By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: With a view to develop sports in rural areas, the former TDP government had started constructing Mukhya Mantri Kreeda Vikas Kendras (KVKs) in all Assembly segments in the district almost two years ago. They had proposed …
  • Andhra's Srikakulam district police bust vehicle deposit scam, one held December 8, 2019 4:27 am By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: The district police on Friday busted a motor vehicle deposit scam and arrested the accused. They also recovered cars worth `25.4 lakh cash and `12 lakh worth, besides furniture from the accused. Giving details of the …
  • Foreign-returned migrants turn job brokers in Andhra Pradesh's Srikakulam  November 22, 2019 11:25 pm Express News Service SRIKAKULAM:  After returning from abroad, migrant workers of Srikakulam turn into professional job brokers. As they are aware of the conditions of the job, they  waste no time in becoming as mediators between job consultancies and job …
  • Andhra Pradesh Deputy CM Pilli Subash Chandra Bose calls Vizag Anti Corruption Bureau officials dacoits October 31, 2019 3:15 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) came under severe criticism from Deputy Chief Minister (Revenue) Pilli Subash Chandra Bose for its ‘deliberate’ attempt to trap a sub-registrar at Madhurawada of Visakhapatnam. The …
  • Gandhiji’s ideals will inspire next generations too, says ex-MP October 18, 2019 2:59 am Bharatiya Janata Party former State president and former MP of Visakhapatnam Kambhamapati Haribabu on Thursday said that Mahatma Gandhi’s ideals would continue to inspire next generations too since his philosophy was applicable for mankind in day to day …
  • For Odia-speaking Tekkali fishermen, Mahatma is the God September 30, 2019 4:03 am By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: Such is their belief, Odia-speaking fishermen and people of nearby areas take a sick person to Mahatma Gandhi temple for his or her good health. The family members perform puja on Thursday by offering bhog (prasadam) for …
  • Gear up for civic polls: YSR Congress MP Vijaysai Reddy to cadre August 5, 2019 5:38 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: YSCRP national general secretary and Rajya Sabha member Vijaysai Reddy said here on Sunday that notification for local body elections will be issued in October. Addressing a meeting of the YSRCP workers and leaders, …
  • Construction of 60 per cent Kreeda Vikas Kendras yet to be completed in AP's Srikakulam June 7, 2019 4:05 am By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: In an attempt to bring sports nearer to people, former TDP government had granted 10 mini stadiums, one each in the Assembly segments of the district. Named NTR Kreeda Vikas Kendras (KVKs), only four have been completed, …
  • Rammohan Naidu retains Srikakulam Lok Sabha segment May 25, 2019 7:13 am TDP sitting MP Kinjarapu Rammohan Naidu was elected from Srikakulam Lok Sabha seat again. Although the party was defeated in five Assembly constituencies out of seven which come under the Lok Sabha constituency, he won the seat with a margin of 6,658 votes …
  • TDP's citadel crumbles as YSRC makes inroads May 24, 2019 2:24 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The TDP's citadel crumbled with the party facing its worst-ever drubbing in North Andhra at the hands of YSRC in 2019 elections, as the results started trickling in since Thursday noon. Such was the pace of YSRC…
  • ‘Every LS seat should have one Assembly segment like Kuppam’ May 10, 2019 6:51 pm Telugu Desam Party national president and Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has said that every Lok Sabha constituency in the State should have one Assembly segment like Kuppam, which helps in winning the Lok Sabha seat. One should remember that the …
  • Food packets supplied to 15,000 evacuees  May 5, 2019 7:17 am Express News Service  SRIKAKULAM: As a part of cyclone relief, more than 52,000 lunch packets, 10,000 tiffin packets and 22,245 dinner packets were supplied to evacuees at various cyclone relief centres in the district on Thursday and Friday. Mid-Day Meal …
  • Rains lash several parts of Srikakulam district May 3, 2019 5:33 am By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: Several parts of the district reported mild to moderate rains since Thursday morning. Keeping intensity of the Fani cyclone in the next few hours in view, the district administration started taking elaborate measures, …
  • AP gears up to meet any eventuality as cyclone-induced rains lash May 3, 2019 5:33 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Coastal areas of the three north Coastal Districts of Andhra Pradesh started received rains induced by extremely severe cyclone Fani even as the state government had put the administration of the three districts on an …
  • TDP Candidates List 2019 March 15, 2019 4:52 am AMARAVATI: The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) late on Thursday night released a list of 126 candidates for the assembly elections which included the names of chief minister Chandrababu Naidu from Kuppam, IT minister Lokesh from Mangalgiri segment, Paritala …
  • TDP announces 126 candidates for Assembly polls March 15, 2019 4:15 am Hyderabad: Telugu Desam Party late on Thursday night released a list of 126 candidates for the April 11 assembly  elections, which includes Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu who will contest from Kuppam constituency while his son, IT Minister …
  • TDP announces 126 candidates for Assembly polls; Naidu, son Nara Lokesh to contest March 15, 2019 1:00 am [India], Mar 15 (ANI): Telugu Desam Party late on Thursday night released a list of 126 candidates for the April 11 assembly  elections, which includes Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu who will contest from Kuppam constituency while his son, …
  • Chandrababu releases names of 126 candidates March 14, 2019 7:26 pm AMARAVATI: The TDP late on Thursday released a list of 126 candidates for the assembly poll which included the names of CM Chandrababu Naidu from Kuppam, IT minister Lokesh (from Mangalgiri) segment, Paritala Sriram from Raptadu and Nandamuri Balakrishna …
  • Dubai Industrial Park to highlight key role in Mideast F&B sector February 16, 2019 11:48 am Dubai Industrial Park (DI), one of the largest industrial hubs in Dubai and a member of Tecom Group, will highlight its key role in the food and beverage (F&B) industry during its participation at Gulfood 2019.   One of the world’s largest annual food …
  • Andhra: YSRCP allege attack at party office by TDP February 14, 2019 4:57 pm [India], Feb 14 (ANI): Telugu Desam Party (TDP) cadre on Thursday allegedly attacked the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) office in Kotabommali town in Andhra Pradesh’s Srikakulam district. YSRCP also alleged that six of its workers were injured in the incident. …
  • Naidu’s new film Congress dosti: Jagan Mohan Reddy December 23, 2018 1:58 am By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: YSRC president Jagan Mohan Reddy has alleged that Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu is producing a cinema and it’s titled  ‘Chandrababu Congress Dosti’. Speaking at a public meeting at Tekkali as part of his Praja …
  • Perching stands to be set up for migratory birds at Tekkali's Telineelapuram sanctuary November 11, 2018 5:18 am By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: With most of the trees got uprooted by cyclone Titli, the migratory birds have no room for laying eggs and hatching at Telineelapuram bird sanctuary near Tekkali. Some migratory birds died in the gales associated with …
  • Central team visits Titli-hit areas in Andhra Pradesh  October 26, 2018 4:02 am By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: Inter-ministerial Central team head and Home ministry joint secretary Sanjeev Kumar Jindal on Thursday said that they would prepare a comprehensive report on cyclone damage after visiting cyclone-affected villages in the …
  • Naupada-Gunupur train service to resume today October 24, 2018 4:55 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  East Coast Railway (ECoR) has decided to resume train services on Naupada-Gunupur route, which suffered heavy damage due to cyclone Titli, from Wednesday. Repair of tracks on the route connecting Paralakhemundi has …
  • YS Jaganmohan Reddy to visit cyclone-hit Srikakulam villages October 21, 2018 6:43 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Opposition Leader and YSRC party chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy will visit cyclone-affected villages in Vizianagaram and Srikakulam districts as part of his Praja Sankalpa Yatra. An announcement to this effect was made on …
  • Titli survivors’ travails compound as ATMs shutdown due to lack of power October 16, 2018 4:04 am By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: As power supply in the cyclone-affected mandals has not yet been restored, many ATMs have been shut down. The ATMs on the premises of banks are functioning with the support of generators while the others have remained …
  • Cyclone Titli leaves 2,000 migratory birds dead October 15, 2018 5:20 am Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: About 2,000 migratory birds perished at Telukunchi village in Ichchapuram mandal of Srikakulam district in the severe cyclonic storm Titli as many big trees on which they roost, got uprooted and ravaged. However, the …
  • Life in Srikakulam, Vizianagaram districts thrown out of gear October 12, 2018 3:47 pm A curfew-like situation prevailed on Thursday from early hours in Srikakulam town and other parts of the district due to the impact of cyclone ‘Titli’. The people, who had bitter experience with Phailin and Hudhud cyclones, did not take any chance and …
  • Relief operations begin on war footing in Srikakulam district October 12, 2018 3:47 pm Relief operations began on a war footing on Friday morning in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh, where cyclone Titli caused devastation on Thursday. Repairs to the national highway connecting Chennai-Kolkata was given top priority.  Power has been …
  • Cyclone Titli claims seven lives in Andhra Pradesh; Odisha loses one, six still missing October 12, 2018 12:00 pm People relocate to safer places as Cyclone Titli hits Barua village, in Srikakulam on Thursday. (Photo: PTI) As Cyclone Titli made landfall near the Andhra Pradesh-Odisha border Thursday morning, at least seven people were killed in Andhra’s Srikakulam …
  • Titli pounds AP: 4,000 evacuated, 196 villages hit October 12, 2018 5:00 am VISAKHAPATNAM: Cyclone Titli left a trail of destruction in Srikakulam and several other parts of AP and Odisha on Thursday. Over 4,500 people including 3,000 from Srikakulam and 1,500 from Vizianagaram were evacuated to safer places. A total of 196 …
  • Titli batters eastern India October 11, 2018 7:16 pm Cyclonic storm Titli left eight people dead and caused widespread damage in two coastal districts in India's Andhra Pradesh yesterday. However, there was no casualty or major destruction in adjacent Odisha, officials said.  Officials in Bangladesh said …
  • Cyclone Titli: ‘Very severe’ cyclonic storm leaves 8 dead in Andhra, widespread damage caused October 11, 2018 12:46 pm — By PTI | Oct 11, 2018 03:44 pm Amaravati (AP): The ‘very severe’ cyclonic storm, ‘Titli‘, left eight people dead, besides causing widespread damage in Srikakulam and Vizianagaram districts of north coastal Andhra Pradesh Thursday, the State Disaster …
  • Deaths, Outage As Cyclone Titli Hits Andhra Pradesh October 11, 2018 12:30 pm Cyclone Titli: Several flights and train services between Andhra and Odisha.have been affected. Amaravati: The "very severe" cyclonic storm, "Titli", left eightpeople dead, besides causing widespread damage in Srikakulam and …
  • 8 dead as Cyclone Titli hits Andhra Pradesh, Odisha October 11, 2018 11:09 am The “very severe” cyclonic storm, “Titli”, left eight people dead, besides causing widespread damage in Srikakulam and Vizianagaram districts of north coastal Andhra Pradesh on Thursday, the State Disaster Management Authority said. IMAGE: People make …
  • Cyclone 'Titli' leaves eight dead in Andhra Pradesh, causes widespread damage October 11, 2018 10:56 am AMARAVATI: The "very severe" cyclonic storm, "Titli", left eight people dead, besides causing widespread damage in Srikakulam and Vizianagaram districts of north coastal Andhra Pradesh Thursday, the State Disaster Management Authority ( …
  • Cyclonic circulation likely to trigger heavy rainfall in coastal Andhra August 4, 2018 1:57 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The IMD has said that a cyclonic circulation over northwest Bay of Bengal is likely to trigger moderate to heavy rains in the next 48 hours in the coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh.With this development, heavy downpour …
  • Heavy rain in coastal districts for 48 hrs July 21, 2018 1:49 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: For the next 48 hours, coastal Andhra Pradesh will receive heavy to very heavy rainfall as the Southwest monsoon has been active over it and weak over Rayalaseema. Rainfall has occurred in coastal districts of the State …
  • A new beginning May 28, 2018 8:47 pm Express News Service Sanjana Reddy is bringing her debut film Raju Gadu to theatres this Friday (June 1). Starring Raj Tarun and Amyra Dastur in lead roles, the film’s trailer hints that it is likely to be a full-on entertainer. "Raju Gadu is a fun- …
  • Pawan Kalyan begins fast for cause of CKD patients in Andhra Pradesh May 26, 2018 12:43 am By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: Jana Sena Party (JSP) chief Pawan Kalyan began his hunger strike at 5 pm on Friday at a resort where he is presently put up at Santa  Seetarampuram of Etcherla mandal, about 20 km from Srikakulam. The strike camp will be …
  • Get your facts right, Naidu tells Pawan May 25, 2018 5:33 am A day after Jana Sena Party president Pawan Kalyan served a 48-hour ultimatum on the State government on the Uddanam kidney disease issue, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu asserted that a few people were resorting to a political blame game for their …
  • Sans proper investigation, fake caste claim is no ground for sacking: Hyderabad HC May 24, 2018 1:57 am By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Finding fault with the authorities concerned for failing to follow the required procedure in dismissing an employee from service for allegedly securing appointment in the railways by submitting a fake caste certificate, a …
  • Bhavanapadu port back on track,survey for land acquisition to begin April 24, 2018 12:32 am SRIKAKULAM: Bhavanapadu port seems to be back on track as the revenue officials, following directions of the state government, is gearing up to conduct survey for land acquisition in the proposed villages of Santabommali and Vajrapukotturu mandals. …
  • Jumbos back to haunt Andhra Pradesh's Srikakulam villagers April 13, 2018 2:23 am A herd of elephants at a village in Pathapatnam mandal in Srikakulam district | EXPRESS SRIKAKULAM: After putting in continuous efforts to drive back the herd of elephants to the forest by roping in the trained elephants Ganesh and Jayanth (brought from …
  • Mild showers, winds bring cheer to coastal Andhra Pradesh April 9, 2018 1:01 am VIJAYAWADA: Parts of Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram, East Godavari and Srikakulam received mild showers and gusty winds bringing some respite from the heat on Sunday. The Indian Meteorological Department, Hyderabad, issued a warning that thunderstorm …
  • At the helm of a man’s world: A new generation of women Telugu directors March 8, 2018 5:48 am Telugu cinema has seen the meteoric rise of several women directors who made the cut with some meaningful cinema. Directors like Vijaya Nirmala, B Jaya and Nandini Reddy aced in the craft of filmmaking and took charge of entertaining the audience with …
  • APPSC plans to introducenegative marking system February 25, 2018 6:06 am Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) will introduce negative marking system for all its examinations to be conducted in future, according to its chairman P. Uday Bhaskar. He was participating as chief guest in the valedictory of ASPIRE-2k18 at …
  • Bandh in AP observed peacefully February 8, 2018 7:43 pm [India], Feb. 9 (ANI): The state bandh in Andhra Pradesh, called by left parties and supported by YSR Congress Party (YSRCP), Congress and Jana Sena Party was observed peacefully on Thursday. No untoward incidents took place. The parties were protesting …
  • Duo arrested for conspiring to assassinate AP Transport Minister January 14, 2018 11:59 pm Srikakulam: A fortune-teller and a priest were arrested by the Srikakulam police on Sunday for allegedly conspiring to kill AP transport minister Kinjarapu Atchannaidu. The police also recovered a lorry tyre into which explosives had been fixed, which was …
  • Nagavali in spate, road traffic on Odisha-AP highway affected July 17, 2017 2:14 pm JBS Umanadh, Hyderabad, DH News Service, Jul 17 2017, 19:22 IST According to revenue officials, the situation at Totapalli barrage in Vizianagaram district has been monitored round the clock as a low-pressure trough in the Bay of Bengal could aggravate the …
  • Low pressure over Bay to trigger heavy rain in AP July 16, 2017 7:56 am VISAKHAPATNAM: Under the influence of upper air cyclonic circulation over northwest Bay of Bengal and its neighbourhood, a low pressure area has formed over northwest Bay of Bengal off north Odisha and Gangetic West Bengal coast. The weather system is …
  • Srikakulam temples to get facelift at Rs 2 crore June 13, 2017 1:31 am SRIKAKULAM: In an attempt to renovate the old temples in this district, the government has allocated a fund of `2 crore and the district tourism officials handed over the project to the engineering authorities of the Sarva Siksha Abhayan (SSA).  As part of …
  • Techical glitches disrupt power supply in APEPDCL limits May 19, 2017 2:17 am VISAKHAPATNAM: Chief general manager (O&CS) PVV Satyanarayana said that due to a technical snag in APTRANSCO/ sub-station, power supply was interrupted in some places of APEPDCL jurisdiction.  In a release, Satyanarayana said that on Thursday at 10 …
  • A.P. issues notice on land for n-plant April 21, 2017 7:52 am The Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday issued a notification for land acquisition to build India’s biggest nuclear power plant at Kovvada in the Ranasthalam mandal of Srikakulam district. The outgoing Collector, P. Lakshmi Narasimham, signed on the …
  • MEA initiates steps to rescue 24 workers stranded in Saudi April 18, 2017 2:49 am VISAKHAPATNAM: The Ministry of External Affairs on Monday initiated steps to ensure the safe return to India of 24 labourers from Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Odisha who fled torture by their Saudi employer in Riyadh. Responding to a report in the New …
  • Revenue staff stage protest over ‘suspension’ of colleagues  April 8, 2017 1:01 am Revenue officials shout slogans during their protest at the Srikakulam collectorate on Friday | Express SRIKAKULAM: Revenue employees besieged the Srikakulam collectorate, demanding a rollback on the recommendations of the authorities pertaining to …
  • CM tells govt hospitals to maintain health record of patients April 5, 2017 2:04 am VIJAYAWADA:  Hereafter, integrated health record of every patient should be maintained in every government hospital so as to keep track of the medical and health history of every individual visiting the hospital and extend better treatment, Chief Minister …
  • IIT-Kharagpur student found dead on railway tracks; kin demands CBI probe April 1, 2017 1:20 pm Image for representation only. KOLKATA: A fourth-year electrical engineering student of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur,  who had been missing from the hostel since Thursday, was found dead on the railway tracks near Hijli railway …
  • Woman accuses AP minister of assault, attempts suicide March 18, 2017 4:38 am Visakhapatnam: K. Kalyani, an R&B department Class-IV employee, who attempted suicide in front of the AP Assembly on Wednesday, created a flutter in front of RIMS in Srikakulam Town on Friday accusing minister K. Atchannaidu of threatening her and …
  • Online fraudsters make youth easy prey March 12, 2017 12:42 am VISAKHAPATNAM: A polytechnic student from Tekkali of Srikakulam district recently met a person from the United Kingdom in his Facebook walls. The stranger befriended the 22-year-old student in no time, saying that the latter had a job waiting for him in …
  • Women turn up in huge numbers to cast their vote March 10, 2017 4:51 am Women voters exercised their franchise with zeal in various polling stations here, thanks to their huge enrolment for the North Andhra Graduates’ Constituency. Despite not having separate queues, they stood along with men for longer hours to cast their …
  • Demonetisation blues back again as ATMs run dry March 3, 2017 1:41 am SRIKAKULAM: P Ramu, a resident of Adi Andhra street of Tekkali, arrived in Srikakulam on Thursday to consult a medical specialist at the latter’s clinic at the Day and Night Junction. Now that the demonetisation blues are over, he was carrying a little …
  • Injured were trapped in fallen bus for 4 hours March 1, 2017 5:37 am HYDERABAD: At least 10 persons died and 32 injured when a private air-conditioned Volvo bus from Bhubaneswar to Hyderabad hit a bridge divider on NH-65 and plunged through the gap between the two lanes into a canal from a height of 22 ft near Mullapadu …
  • 11 dead, 30 injured as bus falls off bridge near Vijayawada March 1, 2017 2:56 am VIJAYAWADA: At least 11 persons have died and 30 others suffered severe injuries when a speeding private travels bus hit a road divider and fell into a culvert near Moolapadu in Penuganchiprolu mandal near Vijayawada on Tuesday morning. The condition of …
  • Andhra Pradesh bus crash kills 10 as driver sleeps at wheel February 28, 2017 11:37 pm Vijayawada: A bus belonging to a travel agency owned by Telugu Desam MLA J.C. Prabhakar Reddy jumped off a bridge while at a speed of 110kmph on National Highway-65 killing 10 people and injuring 31 others. The police has concluded that the driver fell …
  • Nine-year-old run over by Bolero in Srikakulam district February 27, 2017 9:20 am For representational purpose SRIKAKULAM:  A nine-year old child died after being hit by a speeding van in Tekkali town in Srikakulam district Monday morning. The incident happened when the kid was going to school.    The deceased was identified as Simhadri …
  • Kidney curse blanket test February 4, 2017 10:11 pm Hyderabad, Feb. 4: "Each and everyone" from a population of one lakh-odd will be medically tested as an expert committee probes a mystery kidney disease tormenting the Uddanam region in northern Andhra Pradesh. The Telegraph had last month …
  • Pawan Kalyan scores first victory January 7, 2017 1:14 pm Andhra CM says victims of the mysterious disease will be included in the list of physically handicapped and given monthly pension Hyderabad: Within days of film star and Jana Sena party founder Pawan Kalyan raising the issue of the kidney patients of …