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  • New medical colleges will give impetus to rural health infra: CM June 1, 2021 3:29 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy virtually laid the foundation stone for the construction of 14 government medical colleges/teaching hospitals, and 14 nursing colleges on Monday. He announced `5 lakh financial …
  • Andhra CM lays foundations for 14 medical colleges May 31, 2021 6:18 pm Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday virtually laid the foundation stones for the construction of 14 medical colleges in the state. With the addition of the new colleges coming up at Piduguralla, Machilipatnam, Vijayanagaram, …
  • Rural areas hit hard by second wave of COVID May 28, 2021 12:28 am The second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic has affected rural areas on a much larger scale as compared to the first wave last year. During the first wave, the spread of the virus was largely limited to rural pockets in Narsipatnam and Anakapalle (Rural) …
  • Psychologist from Vijayawada teaches young girls, married women to dream April 19, 2021 8:03 pm Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Braving all odds, a 35-year-old psychologist from Vijayawada is on a mission to improve literacy rate among young girls and women, bring out the best in them, and inspire them so that they can follow and live their dreams …
  • Pandemic hits revenue of South Central Railway Vijayawada division during 2020-21 April 10, 2021 9:05 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Covid-19 pandemic has hit the revenue of South Central Railway Vijayawada division during 2020-21. A total of Rs 2,494 crore revenue was earned by the division as against Rs 5,000 crore earned during 2019-20.  …
  • 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 …
  • ‘Executive’ decision: Jagan makes inroads into TDP's Visakhapatnam strongholds March 15, 2021 4:58 am Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The YSRC has come out with flying colours in the GVMC elections by winning a majority of the seats. The ruling party also made inroads into strongholds of the TDP in Visakhapatnam North, West and East. The party won 90 …
  • Local body polls: Civic issues galore in Vijayawada West March 6, 2021 4:16 am Express News Service Vijayawada West Constituency 22 Divisions 3.5L Population 9 Divisions in hillslope areas VIJAYAWADA: When a 52-year-old auto driver Kakara Manikyam migrated to Vijayawada from a remote village near Anakapalle in search of a better life …
  • ‘43 acres land in Anakapalle exempted from 22A’ March 6, 2021 3:57 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: YSRC MP V Vijayasai Reddy has said an extent of 43.17 acres of land worth Rs 731 crore under 990 survey subdivision was exempted from section 22A category,  giving much relief to 3,000 families in Lakshmidevi Peta, …
  • 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 …
  • TDP holds crucial meet on GVMC polls February 24, 2021 11:08 pm VISAKHAPATNAM: Top Telugu Desam leaders discussed prospects of their candidates in the ensuing GVMC elections here on Wednesday in the backdrop of several contesting candidates withdrawing their nominations and joining the ruling party. State president of …
  • In the Eastern Ghats, a small movement is underway to protect the endangered pangolin February 23, 2021 2:30 pm Environmental organisations are working towards protecting the hapless animal from a massive trafficking threat Shy, solitary and nocturnal, the pangolin is believed to be the world’s most trafficked animal. The toothless, sticky-tongued creature thrives …
  • Andhra Pradesh cops foil Telugu Desam's yatra, detain key leaders January 22, 2021 6:34 pm TIRUPATI: Tension prevailed for some time in Tirupati when Telugu Desam leaders were to take out a ‘Dharma Parirakshana Yatra’ to protest against the spate of attacks on temples in the state. The Tirupati urban police foiled the yatra, scheduled to take- …
  • Land acquisition issues delaying major road projects in State January 21, 2021 6:15 am The six-lane Anandapuram - Anakapalle and 200-km Vizianagaram - Rajamahendravaram stretches among them The Roads and Buildings Department has decided to focus on land acquisition as several projects are dogged by delay in non-completion of the relevant …
  • ‘Mystery’ behind plan for new medical colleges in farm research lands January 19, 2021 3:26 am By J.V. Lakshmana Rao Post-independent India has turned a big leaf from being a food shortage country to food surplus nation and the credit goes to the green revolution as a result to a great extent of the extensive research that has been carried out by …
  • Narsapur-Secunderabad special trains to clear festive rush 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- …
  • Infrastructure, tourism get big push in city of destiny, Visakhapatnam January 1, 2021 5:25 am Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The City of Destiny has been in focus in the year 2020. The year saw quite a number of  infrastructure and tourism projects, which have been proposed to catapult the city into the big league. Vizag has been the choice of …
  • Land grabbing row between TDP, YSRCP heats up 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 …
  • From being ridiculed to being celebrated; Viva Harsha on his journey to success December 24, 2020 5:35 am Express News Service HYDERABAD: I was an introvert. I suffered from an inferiority complex. I never travelled by public transport as people would laugh at my face and gossip about my weight, height, complexion, skin and even my second name,” confesses …
  • Revenue officials take back 239 square yards from TD MLA December 21, 2020 8:41 am VISAKHAPATNAM: The revenue department took possession of a government land at Rushikonda here with the help of police on Sunday morning. The land, measuring 293 square yards, is located at survey number 21 and was under the possession of TDP Visakhapatnam …
  • Hope for solution as panel on 'Pancha Gramalu' temple land issue meets December 7, 2020 3:59 am Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The contentious issue of ‘Pancha Gramalu’ lands has been hanging fire for the last 25 years. All the previous attempts have failed to break the ice. The previous TDP government had issued a GO on regularisation of the …
  • Demand for agriculture polytechnic courses in Andhra on the rise November 30, 2020 5:36 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: There is an increasing demand for the courses being offered through agriculture polytechnics. With more opportunities opening up in the agriculture sector, demand for agriculture technicians is also increasing. Village …
  • Awards reflect full freedom given to police: HM Mekathoti Sucharita October 31, 2020 4:28 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Home Minister Mekathoti Sucharita on Friday said Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has given full freedom to the police. The State police could bag many national awards due to freedom given to them, she claimed. …
  • Kuchipudi dancer Shoba Naidu passes away October 14, 2020 11:05 am Renowned Kuchipudi dancer Padma Shri Shobha Naidu died in Hyderabad in the early hours of Wednesday. A disciple of the legendary guru Vempati China Satyam, Shoba Naidu was born at Anakapalli in Visakhapatnam district in 1956. “She was admired even by those …
  • New farm Acts: farmers confused about its impact, worried about future October 12, 2020 7:12 am Primarily, many farmers feel that the amendment to the Essential Commodities Act might affect their farming prospects and their choice of crop. The NDA government has pushed three farm Bills in both Houses of Parliament, but it has left the farmers in the …
  • Torrential rains batter parts of Rayalaseema, snap road links 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 …
  • New medical colleges in three years, promises CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy October 1, 2020 5:50 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Stressing on providing all the modern medical facilities at the new medical colleges coming up in the state, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said the hospitals should have a corporate look and asked officials not to …
  • TDP begins revamp with eye on local body polls September 24, 2020 6:05 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Telugu Desam Party, which is facing rough weather in North Andhra, particularly in Visakhapatnam after one of its four MLAs switched loyalties, has begun the exercise of revamping the party organisational structure so …
  • Officials focus on mass testing in containment zones September 6, 2020 5:37 pm Ever since the first COVID-19 positive case was recorded in the last week of March, the district administration has put its focus on testing, especially in the containment zones. The testing in the GVMC limits began on April 6 and from 11 tests on that day …
  • Visakhapatnam COVID-19 patients count at 38,000 with 1,025 new cases September 2, 2020 3:00 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The district reported over 1,025 Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, pushing the total to 38,131. With the death of seven more persons in the last 24 hours, the toll mounted to 265. As many as 987 persons were discharged from …
  • Serosurveillance kicks off in Visakhapatnam district September 1, 2020 2:53 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  After conducting serosurveillance in Krishna, Anantapur, East Godavari and Nellore districts, the state government has kicked off the survey—which estimates the presence of antibodies against an infectious disease …
  • ‘Naidu trying to dent city’s brand image’ 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. …
  • 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 …
  • ENC Band performs for COVID-19 warriors August 6, 2020 5:25 am As part of the 74th Independence Day celebrations, Eastern Naval Command organised a live performance of the Navy Band as a tribute to COVID-19 warriors, at the Bojjana Konda heritage site in Sankaram on Wednesday. Cmde Sanjeev Issar, Naval Officer-in- …
  • Projects worth Rs 385 crore on fast track in Visakhapatnam August 5, 2020 6:56 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Post lockdown, the Visakhapatnam Metro Regional Development Authority (VMRDA) has expedited works of projects worth Rs  385 crore, for which Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy laid the foundation last December. …
  • Visakhapatnam's industrial landscape set for a change after Governor's 'capital' nod August 1, 2020 5:56 am Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The City of Destiny has become the executive capital of Andhra Pradesh with Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan giving his consent to the decentralisation bill passed by the Assembly. Now, the focus will be on Visakhapatnam …
  • COVID-19 count breaches 5,000-mark in Visakhapatnam; district toll at 61 July 24, 2020 5:01 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The COVID-19 count in Visakhapatnam district breached 5,000-mark on Thursday. As many as 1,733 cases were registered in the last 48 hours, taking the count to 5,165. With the death of six persons in the last 48 hours, …
  • Visakhapatnam Covid count breaches 3,000-mark, 48 die in last 20 days July 21, 2020 3:31 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The Covid-19 count in Visakhapatnam district breached 3,000-mark with 209 infections on Monday. After the first case was reported in Allipuram on March 19 when a 65-year-old Saudi returnee tested positive, in 104 days …
  • Anakapalle chemist charred to death in Visakha Solvents Pharma city fire, Parawada July 14, 2020 10:57 am Visakhapatnam: A chemist was found charred to death and another survived with 40 percent burns in the major fire that erupted at Visakha Solvents Ltd Plant in Ramky’s Jawaharlal Nehru Pharma City (JNPC), Parawada. The chemist was identified as Kandregula …
  • Number of discharges more than active cases in the district July 13, 2020 5:54 pm While the total number of COVID-19 cases in the district has seen a steep rise in the last one month taking the total to 2,078 as on June 13th morning, the brighter side has been the number of discharges. Visakhapatnam is one among the few districts where …
  • APSRTC likely to launch ‘Pratham’ mobile app on July 20 July 10, 2020 4:14 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) is likely to launch ‘Pratham’, a first-of-its-kind mobile application, on July 20 to encourage cashless transactions among passengers during Covid-19 pandemic. …
  • With 102 new cases, district tally shoots up to 1,238 July 4, 2020 5:06 pm In a steep spike, 102 new COVID-19 positive cases were reported from Visakhapatnam district on Saturday. This is for the first time, the district crossed 100-mark within 24 hours. With the new cases, the total number of cases as on Saturday is 1,238. The …
  • Visakhapatnam sees big spike for second consecutive day with 41 COVID-19 cases June 23, 2020 2:16 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: For the second consecutive day, Visakhapatnam reported the highest number of COVID-19 cases.The district which reported the highest number of 35 cases on Sunday, recorded the further single-day spike of  41 cases on …
  • SCR extends special parcel train services June 22, 2020 4:11 am The South Central Railway (SCR) decided to extend the services of special parcel trains in some routes due to increasing patronage. The parcel trains would run for six more months in selected routes, the officials said. Ten special parcel trains would run …
  • ‘Bhogapuram airport will spur growth in North Andhra region’ June 16, 2020 5:30 am The greenfield international airport proposed in Bhogapuram will spur economic activity and growth in the north Andhra region and, Vizianagaram and Srikakulam districts stand to gain the maximum benefits, the business chamber and air travellers’ …
  • Rs 1,000 fine likely on Vizagites without mask in public places June 11, 2020 4:33 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The district administration is contemplating imposing Rs 1,000 fine on those who are not wearing masks in public places, Collector V Vinay Chand said. Speaking to mediapersons here on Wednesday, the Collector said, “ …
  • Monsoon may cover most of Andhra Pradesh by tomorrow: IMD June 9, 2020 5:00 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Southwest monsoon, which entered Andhra Pradesh on Sunday, is expected to cover most of the state by Wednesday. Under its influence, there may be widespread rainfall activity from Tuesday to Thursday. IMD Amaravati …
  • Anakapalle in Visakhapatnam shut after 14 positive COVID-19 cases reported in a single day 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 …
  • Alarm in tribal areas of Andhra Pradesh over spread of Covid-19 June 3, 2020 7:25 am Vijayawada: For the fourth day in a row, Andhra Pradesh recorded more than 100 new cases of coronavirus infection on Tuesday. With the 115 new cases reported on Tuesday, the total has now reached 3,791. With no death of Covid-19 patient reported, the death …
  • 3000 MT of essential goods transported by SCR in lockdown  June 1, 2020 2:00 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The Vijayawada Division of SCR has transported a record of 3,000 tonnes of essentials through special parcel trains during lockdown. Of the total, 2,000 tonnes of essentials were transported in May, which included 60 …
  • Coronavirus count in Visakhapatnam up to 99 May 26, 2020 5:08 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: With 10 more people testing positive on Monday, the total number of corona cases in Visakhapatnam district went up to 99. Of them 64 were discharged from hospitals and one person died. Now, there are 34 cases in the …
  • After Doctor Stripped To Waist, Hands Tied In Andhra, Policeman Suspended May 17, 2020 7:11 pm Visakhapatnam police have booked multiple cases against the doctor, who said he was being targeted Visakhapatnam: Several distressing videos emerged from Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam on Saturday, in which a doctor stripped to the waist and shouted …
  • Watermelons come to the rescue of the poor May 16, 2020 2:18 am The watermelon has become the preferred source of food for hundreds of migrant labourers who are making a long, arduous trek back to their hometowns in the merciless heat. The fruit is cheap and filling, and also provides much-needed hydration, say the …
  • Visakhapatnam Deploys Government Teachers To Manage Crowd Outside Wine Shops May 5, 2020 8:10 pm Teachers were deployed to regulate the chaotic queues outside liquor shops along with cops (File) Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh: Governent school teachers in Vishakhapatnam were brought in to control the massive crowd of tipplers, pushing and shoving each …
  • Andhra Pradesh: 80 girls from Srikakulam, other districts stuck in Pollachi spinning mill May 4, 2020 5:26 am Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: Around 80 girls from Srikakulam, Anakapalle and Rajamahendravaram are stranded at Pollachi near Tirupur in Tamil Nadu due to the  lockdown. With no alternative, they have been staying in a spinning mill godown after the …
  • Woman who travelled from Vijayawada to Vizag in lorry tests coronavirus positive  April 29, 2020 8:00 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: COVID-19 positive cases in Visakhapatnam went up to 23 on Wednesday as a 65-year old woman from Chintalapalem village of Kasimkota Mandal tested positive. The woman, who works as a cook in a corporate college in …
  • 2 suspended for diversion of PDS rice  April 29, 2020 3:36 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: A ration shop dealer and mandal-level stock point supervisor were suspended on Tuesday following preliminary probe into alleged diversion of Public Distribution Scheme (PDS) rice meant for distribution to ration card …
  • Intense thunderstorms lash Coastal AP, Telangana, Tamil Nadu 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 …
  • Helping hands: Here’s how community kitchen and NGOs in Visakhapatnam are helping the homeless April 9, 2020 10:14 am Knives slice through vegetables, rice is washed and ladles clang against cauldrons at the Guruwara Sadh Sangat in Visakhapatnam. At the crack of dawn, every day, 12 in-house staff start cooking for 600 people. They work swiftly as the officials from …
  • Special Parcel Express ferries essentials in time of COVID-19 pandemic April 4, 2020 4:49 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  To ensure uninterrupted supply of essential commodities to various parts of the country, South Central Railway has started a Special Parcel Express on April 2 from Secunderabad to Howrah enroute halts at Kazipet, …
  • Strong demand for space on SCR’s Special Parcel Express to Howrah April 3, 2020 4:12 pm The South Central Railway has started running Special Parcel Express trains to ensure uninterrupted supply of essential commodities across the country. As part of this initiative, a Special Parcel Express was started on April 2 from Secunderabad to Howrah …
  • Stranded in Steel City, she walks 100 km barefoot March 29, 2020 4:11 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Holding a 2-year-old son in her arm and carrying her belongings on head, a 35-year-old tribal woman is on a nearly 100 km walk from Vizag to Paderu in Agency area following a 21-day lockdown announced by the Centre to …
  • Andhra Pradesh reports its first COVID-19 case after Italy returnee tests positive March 12, 2020 1:41 pm By Express News Service NELLORE/VISAKHAPATNAM: A post-graduate student, who returned from Italy to Nellore recently tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday. It is the first case of coronavirus reported in Andhra Pradesh. Confirming it, the Department …
  • SCR installs new passenger info system at Anakapalle stn March 12, 2020 1:12 am
  • Taiwan national tests negative for COVID-19 in Andhra Pradesh March 4, 2020 2:13 am By Express News Service TIRUPATI: The 35-year-old man from Taiwan, who was kept under observation in the isolation ward of SVR Ruia Government General Hospital in Tirupati after he complained of cough and sore throat on Saturday last, was tested negative …
  • Taiwan national kept under isolation tests negative for coronavirus in Vijayawada March 3, 2020 8:19 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The 35-year-old man from Taiwan, who was kept under observation in the isolation ward of SVR Ruia government general hospital in Vijayawada, was tested negative for coronavirus by the hospital officials. The Taiwan …
  • Irregularities plague govt. hospitals: ACB February 29, 2020 7:14 am The 48-hour raid on Government District Headquarters and Area Hospitals and Dispensaries across the State by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials highlighted the poor maintenance and irregularities in drug stores, wards and kitchens in many hospitals …
  • ACB raids Andhra hospitals, finds patients diverted to private facilities February 27, 2020 11:08 pm The ACB teams also found glaring discrepancies and absenteeism at several health facilities. (Representational image) Staff at several public hospitals were diverting patients to private hospitals and diagnostic centres for treatment and tests, according …
  • Man rapes 8-yr-old speech-impaired February 16, 2020 6:10 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  In a shocking incident an eight-year-old hearing and speech impaired girl was allegedly raped by a 35-year-old man at Mettapalem Panchayat in Jagannadhapuram village under Anakapalle rural police station limits on …
  • AMRC to invite tenders for Visakhapatnam light metro DPR February 8, 2020 7:47 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: After cancelling the bidding process of Visakhapatnam metro rail project, the Municipal Administration and Urban Development (MAUD) Department has given a green signal to the Amaravati Metro Rail Corporation (AMRC) to …
  • Bhashyam School principal suspended for caning students February 7, 2020 5:19 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Management of Bhashyam School in Anakapalle suspended principal Seshagiri Rao or caning students on Thursday.   District Educational Officer (DEO) B Lingeswara Reddy and his team took over the case as suo moto  after …
  • Case Against Andhra Pradesh's School Principal For Caning Teen Students February 7, 2020 3:19 am The video was taken at Bhashyam School in Anakapalle, which is around 25 kms from Visakhapatnam. Vizag, Andhra Pradesh: A case has been registered against the principal of a school in Andhra Pradesh's Vizag district after he was filmed subjecting …
  • Realty group to focus on affordable housing February 4, 2020 2:19 am High land cost in the twin cities makes building ‘affordable housing’ project a tough proposition, yet the market demand is quite huge and builders can go for them by focusing on the suburbs as the Central government too has been giving subsidy under the …
  • 120 kg cannabis seized in AP, 2 persons detained January 31, 2020 6:29 am Visakhapatnam: Two persons have been detained after police seized 120 kilograms of cannabis at Anakapalle in Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh. The cannabis was being illegally transported to Kerala. A case has been registered and the matter is …
  • Andhra Pradesh three-capital theory: Agitations in Visakhapatnam, Kurnool back government plan January 11, 2020 6:02 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA/KURNOOL: Agitations in support of Executive Capital in Visakhapatnam and for Judicial Capital at Kurnool are gathering steam. On Friday, Visakhapatnam and its neighbourhood reverberated with slogans in support of the …
  • Andhra government to go for re-tendering for Vizag metro rail December 31, 2019 2:58 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  The Visakhapatnam Metro Rail Project got a fresh impetus on Monday with the State government going for re-tendering for it. A GO was issued cancelling the bid received from Essel Infra Consortium for the rail project …
  • YSRC leaders in Vizag upbeat about Andhra CM Jagan's 3 capital hint December 20, 2019 3:50 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: YSRC leaders in the district are upbeat in the wake of Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy hinting that Visakhapatnam could be developed as an executive capital on the last day of the winter session of the Legislative …
  • Smooth vehicle passage seen in Andhra Pradesh on first day of FASTag December 16, 2019 5:23 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM/VIJAYAWADA: FASTag, aimed at encouraging digital payments and ensuring seamless passage of vehicles at toll plazas, came into force at all toll plazas on the national highways across the State on Sunday.  While 75 …
  • Citizenship Act: Special booths set up for stranded passengers of cancelled trains in Vijayawada December 16, 2019 3:48 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  In view of ongoing agitation at Uluberia station of Kharagpur division, the Vijayawada division of South Central Railway (SCR) has set up a special assistance booth and helpline numbers to guide the passengers, said …
  • Two students drown in Andhra's Yeluru Canal December 8, 2019 4:27 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: In a tragic incident, one student drowned, while another was rescued from Yeluru Canal in Anakapalle area on Saturday morning. The incident took place when they went to the canal to attend nature’s call. The deceased …
  • SCR GM inspects railway stations in Vijayawada division December 5, 2019 7:56 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  South Central Railway (SCR) general manager Gajanan Mallya conducted the annual inspection of Vijayawada division’s Duvvada-Rajahmundry section on Wednesday. Commencing from Duvvada Railway Station, the inspection …
  • Fire breaks out in shoe factory in Delhi's Narela industrial area, 2 feared trapped | LIVE November 17, 2019 7:31 am Nov 17, 2019 12:51 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal We will do anything for Balasaheb: Sanjay Raut We will do anything for #Balasaheb, govt will be formed. The promise which Uddhav ji made to Balasaheb, that there will be a Chief Minister from Shiv Sena... …
  • Couple dies after falling off train November 11, 2019 3:51 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: In a tragic incident, two persons who tried to get down from a running train slipped and came under its wheels. The incident took place at Duvvada railway station around 1 am on Sunday. The deceased were identified as …
  • On the beach road to fitness with open gyms November 4, 2019 4:48 am What started as a small initiative and a pilot project by the Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) on the beach road in 2017 has today turned into a mass movement. The response has been overhwelming with people from various walks are flooding …
  • Government releases Rs 186 crore for Smart City project in Visakhapatnam October 22, 2019 7:14 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  The Smart City project works got a big push with the government releasing Rs186 crore for Visakhapatnam Smart City Corporation. It includes the Central share of Rs 100 crore and the State margin money. A GVMC …
  • Incessant rain disrupts life in Visakhapatnam September 27, 2019 5:39 am Incessant rain has disrupted the normal life in Visakhapatnam district. Apart from the city, the rural and agency areas have been witnessing heavy downpour since Wednesday night. Many areas in the city were waterlogged on Thursday, creating trouble to …
  • New APTDC packages launched September 26, 2019 4:46 am The Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation launched six new tourism packages from the city on Wednesday. Launching the posters for the new packages along with APTDC’s Divisional Manager T.G. Prasada Reddy, Tourism Minister Muttamsetti Srinivasa Rao …
  • Visakhapatnam: 2 held, 160 kg of cannabis seized September 20, 2019 5:19 am Visakhapatnam: The Excise Department officials in Vishakapatnam have arrested two persons and seized 160 kg of cannabis from their car in Anakapalle Mandal. “Excise Department officials seized 160 kgs of cannabis from a car in Anakapalle Mandal yesterday. …
  • Pall of gloom descends on Vizag's Ramalakshmi Colony September 16, 2019 7:20 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: A pall of gloom descended on Ramalakshmi Colony, near KGH, on hearing the news of boat capsize in Godavari river as five members of a family of the colony were reported missing. A large number of people gathered at …
  • Meet teacher who is riding on horseback to school in interior hamlet in Vizag Agency  September 6, 2019 3:20 am Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:   A teacher, who has been taking pains riding a horse to reach a school in an interior hamlet in the Visakhapatnam Agency, has received the best teacher award. The travails and dedicated teaching of G Venkata Ramana, 24, …
  • Andhra Pradesh Mahila Commission chief visits girl attacked with screwdriver August 30, 2019 3:47 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  Andhra Pradesh Mahila Commission chairperson Vasireddy Padma on Thursday visited King George Hospital (KGH) where 19-year-old Bhargavi was getting treated and interacted with her. It may be noted Bhargavi was …
  • Vizag girl student attacked by youth with screwdriver August 29, 2019 4:35 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: A 19-year-old degree first-year student was attacked by a youth. The ghastly incident took place near the Rama Chandra theatre junction at Anakapalle on Wednesday. The accused has been identified as 21-year-old Sai …
  • Rs 100 crore sanctioned for Visakha Institute of Medical Sciences development  August 25, 2019 2:01 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Minister for Health and Medical Education Alla Kalikrishna Srinvas has directed the principal secretary of health department to appoint necessary staff at Visakha Institute of Medical Sciences (VIMS) here. The …
  • Indian Railways' second double-decker Uday Express to run between Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada; check details August 19, 2019 1:33 pm Indian Railways' second double-decker Uday Express to run between Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada Railways' second double-decker Uday Express will run between Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada to cater to the busy route in the East Coast Railway zone, …
  • Second double-decker Uday Express to run between Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada August 19, 2019 7:53 am New Delhi, Aug 19 () Railways' second double-decker Uday Express will run between Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada to cater to the busy route in the East Coast Railway zone, officials said on Monday. The first Uday or Utkrisht double-decker Yatri Express …
  • 3-Year-Old Girl Rescued Within 24 Hours Of Kidnapping In Andhra Pradesh June 30, 2019 2:51 pm Complaint was filed by toddler's mother the day she was kidnapped. (Representational) Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh police rescued a 3-year-old girl, who was kidnapped on June 28 from Visakhapatnam's Anakapalle and arrested the accused on Saturday. …
  • Bizman, doctors, IRS: Anakapalle contest has it all  April 2, 2019 5:49 am Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Four fresh faces are in the fray Anakapalle Lok Sabha constituency, but all of them have good rapport with the people as they performed well in various professions.The TDP fielded Adari Anand Kumar, son of dairy …
  • Vizag’s Anakapalle jaggery market back on even keel January 17, 2017 5:29 pm Visakhapatnam, Jan. 17:   The Jaggery market at Anakapalle in Visakhapatnam district has returned to normal two months after demonetisation, and the trade, farmers and the labour are now quite comfortable with cashless transactions. For a month after …
  • Anakapalle jaggery market back on an even keel January 17, 2017 3:11 pm Visakhapatnam, Jan. 17:   The jaggery market at Anakapalle in Visakhapatnam district, the biggest in the State, has returned to normal two months after demonetisation, and the trade, farmers and the labour are now quite comfortable with cashless …
  • New medical colleges will give impetus to rural health infra: CM June 1, 2021 3:29 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy virtually laid the foundation stone for the construction of 14 government medical colleges/teaching hospitals, and 14 nursing colleges on Monday. He announced `5 lakh financial …
  • Andhra CM lays foundations for 14 medical colleges May 31, 2021 6:18 pm Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday virtually laid the foundation stones for the construction of 14 medical colleges in the state. With the addition of the new colleges coming up at Piduguralla, Machilipatnam, Vijayanagaram, …
  • Jagan Reddy lays foundation for 14 new medical colleges in Andhra May 31, 2021 1:20 pm AMARAVATI: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday laid the foundation stone for the establishment of 14 new medical colleges across the state to provide advanced medicare and better healthcare services for the future generations. At …
  • Rural areas hit hard by second wave of COVID May 28, 2021 12:28 am The second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic has affected rural areas on a much larger scale as compared to the first wave last year. During the first wave, the spread of the virus was largely limited to rural pockets in Narsipatnam and Anakapalle (Rural) …
  • Not just Covid, Vizag agency mandals also battle seasonal fevers May 20, 2021 3:30 am Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Agency areas in the district are facing double whammy with the spurt in both Covid-19 and seasonal fever cases following the recent sporadic rains.The tribal areas in 11 mandals of Visakhapatnam were able to minimise the …
  • Jungle reels May 8, 2021 6:04 am Express News Service Remember films like Adavi Ramudu (1977), Adavi Donga (1985) and Bobbili Raja (1990)? These were iconic Telugu films, yes, but the other commonality between them is how they are all set in a forest. You can see why forests make for an …
  • Top priority for setting up proposed medical colleges: Andhra Pradesh CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy May 4, 2021 6:50 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has instructed the officials to give top priority for setting up  medical colleges across the states as planned and expedite the works. Reviewing progress of Nadu-Nedu ( Health) scheme …
  • Build medical colleges at fast clip: Jagan to officials May 4, 2021 12:28 am Vijayawada: Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday directed officials to expedite setting up of medical colleges in the state. Reviewing the pace of construction of buildings to accommodate the newly sanctioned medical colleges with senior …
  • Rush for beds: People walk into hosps sans calling 104 April 28, 2021 5:44 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: While officials claim that hospital beds are being allocated to all who seek admission through ‘104’ service (after determining their level of infection), many waiting outside hospitals were found to be those people who …
  • ‘TrueNat tests will begin in two days in Agency’ April 26, 2021 7:38 pm Integrated Tribal Development Agency (ITDA) Project Officer Venkateswar Salijamula has directed officials to be on alert to prevent the spread of second wave of COVID-19 in the 11 mandals of the Agency. He held a review meet with medical and health …
  • 139 kg of ganja worth Rs 14 lakh seized from car March 14, 2021 8:11 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   Sleuths of Special Enforcement Bureau (SEB) seized 139 kg of ganja worth Rs 14 lakh from a car during a vehicle check at Ramesh Nagar in Ibrahimpatnam on Saturday evening.   According to the SEB, Ponnaganti Upendra of …
  • Going the extra mile to make Agency roads safer March 12, 2021 5:57 am City-based Ken Foundation has pasted reflective stickers at accident-prone areas along the ghat roads of the Agency area in Visakhapatnam district in the hope of minimising road mishaps. Volunteers of the NGO have covered a stretch of 40 km between Araku …
  • Tribal people stage protest January 4, 2021 8:09 pm The tribal people of five villages in Raavikamatam mandal staged a ‘vanta varpu’ (cooking in the open) protest outside the Raavikamatam Mandal Revenue Office at Raavikamatam in the district on Monday demanding issuance of Recognition of Forest Rights (ROFR …
  • Series of attacks on temples in Andhra triggers outrage January 2, 2021 11:52 am Amaravati, Jan 1 (IANS) A series of incidents of vandalism of Hindu temples in Andhra Pradesh has triggered public outrage and demands from the opposition parties for stringent action even as Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy promised that the …
  • Another holy place vandalised near AP's Paderu January 1, 2021 7:39 pm VISAKHAPATNAM: Another act of vandalising a holy place has taken place at Komalamma temple close to Vantlamamidi near Paderu in the agency area of Visakhapatnam district on Friday. The incident comes close on the heels of Lord Rama’s statue being …
  • AP School Reopen: CM calls for stress-free education as classes restart November 3, 2020 3:23 am AMARAVATI: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy instructed officials to opt for stress-free education, following a five-month long disruption caused by Coronavirus pandemic. He said students should not be forced to complete the syllabus in …
  • COVID scare deprives tourists of ‘chill in air’ thrill October 31, 2020 6:51 am Despite drop in temperatures in Vizag Agency, the region, particularly Lambasingi, missed the Dasara rush Drop in temperatures in the Agency areas of Visakhapatnam district generally draws tourists who love enjoying the chilly weather. Lambasingi and …
  • Torrential rains batter parts of Rayalaseema, snap road links 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 …
  • Srikakulam now has less than 2,000 active coronavirus cases October 11, 2020 4:31 am By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: Active Covid-19 cases in the district fell below 2,000 after 361 patients were discharged from hospitals and Covid care centres on Saturday. Of the 1988 patients still undergoing treatment for the coronavirus in the …
  • There seems to be some light at the end of the tunnel for tribal farmers October 7, 2020 6:31 am Life has never been easy for small and marginal farmers, but the struggles of tribal farmers appear worse. With no title deeds for their land (farm) holdings or access to markets, finance or education, the tribal farmers have managed to survive all …
  • Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy gives out forest rights pattas to tribals October 3, 2020 3:42 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday distributed Recognition of Forest Rights (RoFR) pattas to tribal beneficiaries in the State. Over the next month, about 1.53 lakh tribals will get pattas for three lakh acres …
  • New medical colleges in three years, promises CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy October 1, 2020 5:50 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Stressing on providing all the modern medical facilities at the new medical colleges coming up in the state, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said the hospitals should have a corporate look and asked officials not to …
  • Adventure tour groups swing back to business September 28, 2020 11:10 am History narrator Jayashree Hatangadi has been living in Visakhapatnam for several decades. An avid traveller, there are barely any areas in and around the city that she hasn’t visited. However, recently, when Wilded a city-based adventure tourism group …
  • Visakhapatnam district's COVID-19 tally breaches 41,000-mark September 7, 2020 5:56 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The district recorded more recoveries than fresh cases though it breached the 41,000-mark in COVID-19 tally on Sunday. As many as 573 fresh cases were reported, taking the total to 41,517. Five persons died in the 24 …
  • Officials focus on mass testing in containment zones September 6, 2020 5:37 pm Ever since the first COVID-19 positive case was recorded in the last week of March, the district administration has put its focus on testing, especially in the containment zones. The testing in the GVMC limits began on April 6 and from 11 tests on that day …
  • Over 500kg of ganja seized in Thiruvananthapuram; single biggest seizure in Kerala September 6, 2020 9:12 am A covert operation that spanned Kerala and Karnataka resulted in the seizure of 500 kg of marijuana from a container lorry at Attingal in the outskirts of Thiruvananthapuram early on Sunday.  The State Excise Enforcement Squad (SEES) has arrested a …
  • Visakhapatnam COVID-19 cases count breaches 39,000 mark September 4, 2020 3:32 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Inching closer to the 40,000-mark, the coronavirus tally in Visakhapatnam rose to 39,519 as the district recorded 695 infections on Thursday.  With two more casualties recorded in the 24 hours ending Thursday 9 am, …
  • Medical staff dance with infectees at Covid centre in Andhra Pradesh August 24, 2020 3:16 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Medical staff of Paderu came up with a novel way to bust the stress among the people who tested positive for Covid-19. They danced with the patients at the Covid care centre at the Youth Welfare Centre in Paderu to …
  • Visakhapatnam coronavirus count breaches 30,000-mark August 24, 2020 3:16 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The district breached the 30,000-mark in Covid count on Sunday. As many as 991 cases were reported in 48 hours, pushing the total to 30,216. Eleven more persons died, taking the toll in the district to 213. As many as …
  • The ever-flourishing narco business is least impacted by coronavirus lockdown August 8, 2020 8:01 pm Even at 11.30 pm, there is no dearth of people at the Bhubaneswar railway station. But the parcel booking office is not usually that crowded around that time. On August 1, Sagar Pradhan and Santosh Sahoo from Odisha’s Ganjam districts arrived at the …
  • Meet Roopa Koduvayur and Chandana Koppisetti, the women of ‘Uma Maheshwara Ugra Roopasya’ August 7, 2020 7:33 am Physiotherapist Chandana Koppisetti and dancer-medico Roopa Koduvayur make an impressive debut in Telugu cinema Until the Telugu film Uma Maheshwara Ugra Roopasya began streaming on Netflix, its makers were tight-lipped about its leading women. The story …
  • Colleges in Andhra Pradesh to reopen on October 15 August 7, 2020 6:15 am Vijayawada: After nearly a seven-month gap, colleges across Andhra Pradesh will reopen on October 15. Announcing this, chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy stated that all CET exams would be conducted in September. At a review meeting on higher education …
  • Human Rights Forum: LS segment-based district formation irrational 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 …
  • Paderu’s first C-section delivers a bundle of joy July 12, 2020 4:24 am When 23-year-old Lochali Vasantha, a native of Hukumpeta mandal in Visakahapatnam district, was brought to the District Hospital at Paderu on July 6, in an advanced stage of pregnancy, she was in a state of panic since she had learnt that she developed …
  • 6 critical in Andhra after 70 fall sick consuming beef July 9, 2020 10:15 am Jul 09, 2020 (MENAFN via COMTEX) -- (MENAFN - IANS) Visakhapatnam, July 9 (IANS) At least 70 people in an Andhra Pradesh village have reported sick of whom six at least are battling for their lives after allegedly consuming cooked beef from a cow that went …
  • Visakhapatnam COVID-19 count breaches 600-mark June 26, 2020 3:56 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Visakhapatnam district breached the 600-mark on Thursday. Total number of cases went up to 615 as 44 new cases were reported. This apart, one more death was reported in the district, taking the total number of deaths …
  • Police detain senior Telangana Congress leaders during wee hours of state formation day June 2, 2020 5:22 am By Express News Service HYDERABAD: In the wee hours of Tuesday as Telangana was observing its sixth state formation day, Telangana police personnel descended at the houses of senior Congress leaders including present MPs and MLAs in different parts of the …
  • Congress to stage deeksha along Krishna, Godavari May 24, 2020 4:58 am By Express News Service HYDERABAD: TPCC president and Nalgonda MP N Uttam Kumar Reddy has announced that the party would stage a deeksha demanding the completion of pending irrigation projects on the Krishna and Godavari rivers in the State. In a meeting …
  • Kurnool civic body chief shunted over denial of burial of covid victims May 1, 2020 11:09 am With 386 Covid positive cases in Kurnool district alone, the curve is going up without showing any signs of flattening Kurnool: The Kurnool Municipal Commissioner has been shunted out after Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy expressed shock and anger at the …
  • Stranded in Steel City, she walks 100 km barefoot March 29, 2020 4:11 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Holding a 2-year-old son in her arm and carrying her belongings on head, a 35-year-old tribal woman is on a nearly 100 km walk from Vizag to Paderu in Agency area following a 21-day lockdown announced by the Centre to …
  • More screening, isolation facilities at tourist centres: Muttamsetti March 20, 2020 9:58 am A coronavirus testing machine (RTPC) and other equipment, all worth ₹1 crore, will be installed at the virology lab of King George Hospital (KGH) here, Tourism Minister Muttamsetti Srinivasa Rao has said. The Minister was addressing the media here on …
  • ‘Operation Sura’ taken up to curb supply of illicit liquor March 12, 2020 7:52 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: To check liquor and money inflow during the local body elections, police and excise departments jointly launched Operation Sura.In surprise raids carried out across the State, officials arrested as many as 702 persons …
  • CM Jagan to launch  hospital Nadu-Nedu  in Kurnool today February 18, 2020 7:02 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  ‘Nadu - Nedu’ (Now and then) in hospitals, a scheme initiated by the State government to upgrade facilities in government hospitals for ensuring  quality medical treatment to patients, will be launched by Chief Minister …
  • Thousands of tribals gather for land rights in Visakha Agency February 13, 2020 9:09 am Thousands of Adivasis congregated in Paderu in Visakhapatnam district on Wednesday at a public meeting to demand that constitutional provisions and legislations for the protection of their rights be implemented in earnest. Tribals from 11 mandals of the …
  • Rs 130 crore for 236 roads, 57 buildings in Agency areas January 11, 2020 6:03 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   Deputy Chief Minister (Tribal Welfare) P Pushpa Srivani has said the government released `130.46 crore for laying roads and construction of 56 buildings in the Agency areas. She hopes that 236 roads, once completed, …
  • Balanced regional development is our goal: Jagan Mohan Reddy January 4, 2020 9:22 am Lending credence to his concept of decentralisation, Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy said on Friday that his government was taking decisions that would ensure development of all the regions and equitable distribution of water and funds among them. In …
  • Andhra Pradesh CM launches enhanced YSR Arogyasri Scheme in Eluru January 3, 2020 11:15 am By Express News Service ELURU (ANDHRA PRADESH):  Andhra Pradesh chief minister Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday said that every decision taken by his government is based on the sole objective of ensuring ensure fruits of development and administration reach …
  • Pattas to eligible tribal farmers before February by Andhra Pradesh government  December 22, 2019 2:35 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The State government is committed to give pattas for cultivable land to all eligible tribal farmers as per the Forest Rights Act, principal secretary of tribal welfare RP Sisodia said on Saturday. Addressing a …
  • Andhra Assembly passes Bill for separate SC, ST commissions December 17, 2019 12:05 am Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy The Andhra Pradesh Assembly on Monday cleared The Andhra Pradesh State Commission for Schedule Tribes Bill, which will enable the government set up a separate commission each for Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled …
  • Fake currency racket busted in Andhra Pradesh, 2 foreign nationals among 5 held December 8, 2019 5:51 am By Express News Service KADAPA: The Kadapa police arrested a five-member gang, including two persons from the Republic of Cameroon, involved in the circulation of counterfeit currency, cybercrimes and sale of ganja and seized Rs 7.28 lakh counterfeit …
  • 2 Cameroon nationals among five held for online fraud December 8, 2019 2:07 am The Hindu | Fake currency, Ganja seized from accused in Kadapa lodge A criminal gang having involvement in multiple formats of crime landed in the police dragnet in Kadapa on Saturday. With a lodge in Kadapa city as its headquarters, the team of five, …
  • AP home for Lanka's 'nowhere people' December 6, 2019 12:31 am R.V. Nagar (Visakhapatnam agency): While hardliner Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksha was assuring Indian media of the development of Tamils in north Sri Lanka, a group of  Tamils from Jaffna was celebrating the forty-ninth birthday of  Veeraswamy …
  • ‘Humanism is my religion, keeping my word is my caste’: Andhra CM Jagan December 3, 2019 5:18 am By Express News Service GUNTUR:  Amid criticism by Opposition parties over his religion and caste, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday said, “Humanism is my religion and keeping my word is my caste”.   Jagan said his detractors …
  • 'Humanism' is my religion, 'keeping up my word' is my caste says Jagan rebutting criticism December 2, 2019 10:44 am By Express News Service GUNTUR: Amid criticism by the opposition parties over his religion and caste, Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday gave a sharp rebuttal to his detractors saying, "humanism is my religion and keeping up …
  • Sathya Sai development programme in Andhra Pradesh to improve lives of tribal people November 20, 2019 11:47 pm By Express News Service ANANTAPUR: Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisation on Wednesday launched Sri Sathya Sai National Tribal Development Programme at Prasanthi Nilayam. The session commenced at 8 am, where tribal communities from 12 States participated.  …
  • Chintapalle in Vizag Agency shivers at 8.1° C November 14, 2019 4:51 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  Chintapalle recorded the minimum temperature of 8.1° Celsius in Vizag Agency on Wednesday. The minimum temperatures are sliding day after day in the Agency. Minimum temperature in Chintapalle, Lambasingi, Araku, …
  • Agency bandh disrupts tourist traffic to Andhra Pradesh's Paderu November 12, 2019 9:45 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Tourists to the famous destination of Paderu had to face severe problems on Tuesday with transportation facilities to agency areas in Visakhapatnam district disrupted due to the bandh call given by various tribal …
  • A.P. Formation Day celebrated in Vizag November 2, 2019 3:44 am Andhra Pradesh Formation Day was celebrated at the Andhra University Convention Centre on Friday. Glowing tributes were paid to Potti Sreeramulu, who laid down his life for the cause of a separate State for the Telugu-speaking people. Several other leaders …
  • Recurring bane for Visakha Agency October 28, 2019 12:00 pm Diseases like malaria, dengue, viral fevers, chikungunya and typhoid are a recurrent feature in Agency areas of Visakhapatnam every year, thanks to insanitary conditions and lack of access to clean drinking water. With awareness being low in the interior …
  • CM Jagan Reddy gives green signal to set up Archaeological Corporation October 12, 2019 2:41 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday approved a proposal to set up the Archaeological Corporation in order to preserve the historical monuments in the State. He also directed the officials to establish cultural …
  • YSR Kanti Velugu will cover 5.4 crore people in State, announces CM Jagan Reddy at launch October 11, 2019 2:59 am By Express News Service ANANTAPUR: Launching the ‘YSR Kanti Velugu’ in Anantapur on Thursday, marking the World Sight Day, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said in the next three years all the 5.4 crore people in the State will be screened for eye …
  • Security Forces Find and Defuse 60 Kg of Explosives in India's Chhattisgarh State - Reports September 29, 2019 7:11 am Asia & Pacific 10:07 29.09.2019(updated 10:09 29.09.2019) Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): Sixty kilograms of explosives placed in steel containers and buried beneath a road were recovered and defused by security forces late on Saturday in the Indian …
  • Heavy rains disrupt life in Agency areas of Andhra Pradesh September 14, 2019 3:52 am Heavy rains continue to disrupt life in the Agency areas of the district. Several roads, culverts, and bridges that connect the interior areas with the plains have been damaged. Interior mandals in Paderu, Munchingput, and G.K. Veedhi are the worst-hit. …
  • Come rains, geddas, streams and waterfalls turn into death traps September 12, 2019 4:54 am Last week, a 17-year-old Intermediate student T. Ravi Kiran drowned in Gurrai waterfalls in Kumbidisingi Panchayat under G. Madugula Police Station limits in Visakha Agency. The incident reportedly occurred when he along with his friends had gone to the …
  • Two bridges washed away in Vizag Agency September 7, 2019 6:05 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Normal life was thrown out of gear in four panchayats of several Agency hamlets as two bridges were washed away following heavy rains in Hukumpeta and G Madugula mandals in Paderu division of Vizag Agency for the past …
  • Separate commissions for SC/STs on the cards in Andhra Pradesh 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 …
  • Three Insurgents Surrender in India’s Andhra Pradesh State - Report August 29, 2019 3:48 pm Asia & Pacific 17:07 29.08.2019Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): Police in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh have confirmed that three insurgents have surrendered following a gun-battle last week. The three men allegedly surrendered before the Deputy …
  • Union Home Minister Amit Shah lauds Andhra, Telangana for handling Naxal threat August 27, 2019 4:09 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday complimented Andhra Pradesh and Telangana for effectively handling the left-wing extremism. Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy attended the inter-State council meeting chaired by …
  • Gang sells abducted children to childless couples at Rs 1.2 lakh August 24, 2019 5:11 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The city police busted a child abduction gang following the arrest of four members, including two women. Three persons were also arrested on a charge of purchasing children. Addressing mediapersons here on Friday, …
  • Notorious child kidnappers held in Vizag August 24, 2019 2:44 am ñThe Visakhapatnam City Police arrested four persons who were allegedly part of a notorious child-kidnapping gang on Friday. The four persons, including two women, are accused of kidnapping five children and selling them for sums ranging from ₹50,000 to ₹1 …
  • Rain subsides, Visakhapatnam limping back to normalcy August 10, 2019 4:41 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Agency areas, which bore the brunt of continuous rain for three days, are limping back to normalcy as rains have subsided in most parts of the district. However, roads, which were battered by rains will have to be …
  • Andhra's tribal habitations cut off for third day due to heavy rains August 9, 2019 4:29 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: With no let-up of heavy rain in Agency areas of Paderu division, particularly Pedabayalu, Munchingput and G Madugula mandals in Visakhapatnam district, several tribal habitations remained cut off for the third …
  • Andhra CM Jagan Reddy announces Rs 5,000 each for flood-affected families August 9, 2019 4:29 am By Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM/SRIKAKULAM/KURNOOL: Second flood warning was issued at Gotta Barrage on Vamsadhara in Srikakulam district and at Dowleswaram Barrage on the Godavari in East Godavari district with water levels in both the …
  • GCC on retail marketing drive; releases 10 new products August 1, 2019 8:31 am Girijan Co-operative Corporation (GCC) is on a marketing drive with focus on retail markets and has in recent times released 10 new products, according to T Baburao Naidu, the Vice-Chairman and Managing Director (MD). "Our focus is on value-addition …
  • Pilot project to check trafficking in girl children in Agency area August 1, 2019 7:15 am The British Deputy High Commission, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, as part of its outreach initiative, has embarked on a pilot project to check the alleged trafficking in girls in the Agency area of the district. A formal meeting with the stakeholders was …
  • Woman carried 8 km on sling for delivery in Andhra Pradesh July 22, 2019 10:29 am Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Due to lack of a motorable road for an 108 ambulance to reach Kothavalasa,  a pregnant woman had to be carried on a sling for 8 km from the tribal hamlet to Sankaram village in V Madugula mandal on July 21.   She was …
  • 195 kg cannabis seized in Visakhapatnam; 1 arrested July 21, 2019 3:15 pm The accused was arrested in a joint operation carried out by the local police and the excise officials based on a tip-off. Visakhapatnam: One person was arrested and over 195 kilograms of cannabis worth 25 lakh was seized from his car here on Sunday. …
  • Vizag: One held, 195 kg cannabis seized July 21, 2019 2:32 pm Visakhapatnam: One person was arrested and over 195 kilograms of cannabis worth 25 lakh was seized from his car here on Sunday. According to officials, the accused, identified as Prasad who hails from Telangana, was arrested in a joint operation carried …
  • Anthrax scare sends officials into a tizzy July 11, 2019 3:40 am Health Department officials are on their toes after two suspected cases of anthrax were reported from Madagada village of Araku mandal in Visakhapatnam district. Two persons aged around 30 to 35 years from Madagada village experienced anthrax symptoms …
  • Three dead, over 25 injured as bus overturns in A.P. July 9, 2019 10:42 am Three passengers died and over 25 were injured after the bus in which they were travelling overturned allegedly due to overspeeding on a ghat road near Vantlamamidi village under Paderu police station limits in Visakhapatnam district on July 9. However, …
  • Putting children in harm’s way June 29, 2019 4:34 am Little kids are seen perilously perched on autorickshaws on the busy NH-16 near PM Palem as buses and trucks zoom past them. Drivers cram around 10 children in a single autorickshaw, flagrantly flouting traffic rules that allow only five children to be …
  • 25 lakh beneficiaries will be given house sites on Ugadi day June 23, 2019 5:36 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Deputy Chief Minister Pamula Pushpa Sreevani on Saturday said Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has been making quick moves to ensure good governance in the State. Speaking to the media here, Sreevani said 25 lakh …
  • Youth Parliament: What it means to have 64 MPs aged below 40? June 1, 2019 7:37 pm 17 of the youngest MPs of the 17th Lok Sabha — from a doctor to the wife of a local politician with criminal cases, from the son of a carpenter to the grandson of a former PM. In an election where an estimated 8.2 crore first-time voters exercised their …
  • APSRTC’s OR increases by three per cent, thanks to summer holidays June 1, 2019 5:21 am Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  With numerous wedding ceremonies and village festivals taking place this summer, there has been a huge demand for RTC bus services, including AC vehicles. This year, the RTC has seen a 3 per cent increase in the …
  • TDP's citadel crumbles as YSRC makes inroads 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…
  • For these tribal persons, animals are the main lifeline May 21, 2019 3:39 am Difficult hilly terrains force these people to use horses, donkeys and oxen to ferry them from one place to another and sometimes convert them into luggage-carriers. In remote tribal areas of Visakhapatnam bordering Odisha, most of them are affected by …
  • AP: Maoists threaten TDP leaders, ask them to assure release of jailed tribals May 17, 2019 1:28 am [India], May 17 (ANI): CPI (Maoist) on Thursday threatened TDP leaders of dire consequences if the police did not release jailed tribal villagers. In a letter addressed to TDP minister Chintakayala Ayyanna Patrudu, Kidari, Sravan Kumar, Paderu MLA Giddu …
  • Girl dies after falling from ferris wheel in Visakhapatnam May 14, 2019 10:01 am In a freak mishap, a 17-year old girl died and two others were injured after falling from a rotating ferris wheel, which was set-up at a fair in Government Junior College grounds, Paderu, in the wee hours of Tuesday. The fair was organised as a part of Sri …
  • Andhra Pradesh: 8-yr-old girl dies as ferris wheel cabin crashes May 14, 2019 9:56 am [India], May 14 (ANI): A 17-year-old girl died on Tuesday in Paderu agency area in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district, when a cabin fell off a Ferris wheel. Paderu area was celebrating a tribal festival to honour the presiding tribal goddess …
  • Andhra Pradesh: 17-year-old girl dies as ferris wheel cabin crashes May 14, 2019 8:31 am This mishap led to the death of Busala Bhavani and injured two other girls, who accompanied the deceased. Visakhapatnam: A 17-year-old girl died on Tuesday in Paderu agency area in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district, when a cabin fell off a Ferris …
  • Rains lash several parts of Srikakulam district 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, …
  • S.S. Rajamouli ’s a proud father April 23, 2019 6:58 pm The shooting of Aakashavani — the debut project of Rajamouli’s son Karthikeya has been progressing briskly, with over 90% of the film shot in the interiors of the Paderu region. Set in the jungle, the film apparently revolves around the theme of radio. …
  • Furniture set on fire outside YSRCP's Vizag office after party denies ticket to MLA March 24, 2019 12:09 am [India], Mar 24 (ANI): A faction of YSRCP cadre in Paderu in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district on Saturday set furniture of the party's office on fire after Visweswar Raju was denied an MLA ticket. Raju was anticipating a ticket from Paderu …
  • Old rivals to lock horns again in 7 assembly seats March 21, 2019 9:04 am VISAKHAPATNAM: Seven of the total 15 assembly constituencies in Visakhapatnam district are going to witness a keen fight in 2019 elections among the old rivals of TDP, YSRC and Jana Sena, who had contested in the 2014 elections. While the YSRC has changed …
  • Congress leadership in AP out to liquidate party to help YSRC: Vyricherla March 21, 2019 6:01 am By Express News Service Vyricherla Kishore Chandra Deo, six-time MP and former Union minister for Tribal Affairs, who resigned from the Congress and  joined the TDP a few weeks before the general elections, is now contesting as a TDP nominee in Araku …
  • Financial capital of Andhra has it all, stars and old war horses March 20, 2019 4:37 am Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Post-bifurcation, Visakhapatnam district has emerged as the financial and tourism capital of the State. With 15 Assembly and three Lok Sabha seats, the verdict given by the people of Visakhapatnam district will have a …
  • 2 tribals ‘mistaken’ for Maoists gunned down in Vizag Agency March 17, 2019 4:29 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: A special police team combing the forest area allegedly gunned down two tribals, when they went into the interior forest area on information about the presence of Maoists there, leading to protests by the family …
  • Doubts over 2 encounter deaths in Visakhapatnam March 16, 2019 8:52 pm Visakhapatnam: Confusion prevails over the death of two persons in an encounter with the police late on Friday near Paderu in Visakhapatnam district. While locals claim that the two were villagers and were in the forest for poaching, Rural SP A. Babujee …
  • YSRCP Paderu MLA Giddi Eswari joins TDP November 27, 2017 8:29 am [India], Nov 27 (ANI): In a major setback for the YSR Congress Party, one of their Members of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Giddi Eswari on Monday joined the Telugu Desam Party (TDP). Giddi Eswari, who is a MLA from the Paderu constituency, joined the TDP in …
  • Paderu court summons 13 cops, further trial in Vizag  September 15, 2017 6:19 am VISAKHAPATNAM: After the Supreme Court ordered that trials be expedited and concluded within six months in the case of alleged gang-rape of 11 women of  Kondh tribe, a particularly vulnerable tribal group, at Vakapalle village of Vishakapatnam Agency, the …
  • 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 …
  • ‘Remdesivir shelf life now 12 months’ June 4, 2021 7:28 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Assistant Director (Durg Control) K Rajitha refuted the allegations that Remdesivir injections that expired in March 2021 were administered to patients in Narsipatnam Area Hospital in Visakhapatnam district, In a press …
  • Andhra govt. rebuts allegations that expired remdesivir injections were administered June 3, 2021 8:16 am The government of Andhra Pradesh has rebutted messages being circulated in the print and electronic media groups that remedesivir injections that expired in March 2021 were administered to patients in Area Hospital, Narsipatnam. After the videos went viral …
  • Rural areas hit hard by second wave of COVID May 28, 2021 12:28 am The second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic has affected rural areas on a much larger scale as compared to the first wave last year. During the first wave, the spread of the virus was largely limited to rural pockets in Narsipatnam and Anakapalle (Rural) …
  • Suspended AP doc dies of cardiac arrest May 23, 2021 12:05 am Visakhapatnam: Senior anaesthesiologist Dr K Sudhakar, who was suspended last year for voicing his concern over alleged shortage of PPE kits at Narsipatnam area hospital in Visakhapatnam district, passed away on Friday following a cardiac arrest. The news …
  • Admission schedule for A.P. Model School revised May 19, 2021 6:15 pm The last date for submitting applications online for the admission to five model schools (Adarsh Paatasala) in Visakhapatnam district for the 2021-22 academic year has been extended to June 30, 2021, District Education Officer (DEO) B. Lingeswara Reddy has …
  • Psychologist from Vijayawada teaches young girls, married women to dream April 19, 2021 8:03 pm Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Braving all odds, a 35-year-old psychologist from Vijayawada is on a mission to improve literacy rate among young girls and women, bring out the best in them, and inspire them so that they can follow and live their dreams …
  • Riding high on local polls triumph, Andhra Pradesh government shifts focus to three-capital plan  March 24, 2021 7:56 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Enthused by the sweeping mandate for the YSRC in the local body elections, particularly in Vijayawada, Guntur and Visakhapatnam municipal corporations, the State government has now focussed on its three-capital …
  • Three school kids die in bike mishap at PP Agraharam March 21, 2021 10:12 pm Visakhapatnam: Three Class X students died in a road accident as their bike hit a tree near the PP Agraharam village under Makavarapalem mandal on Saturday night. The deceased were aged around 15 and were natives of Makavarapalem and studying at the …
  • 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 …
  • Polling peaceful in the district, says Collector March 10, 2021 12:52 pm District Collector and District Election Authority V. Vinay Chand has said that the polling is peaceful in the district. The Collector visited the polling stations at Dabagardens, MVP Colony and P.M. Palem in the Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation …
  • 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 …
  • AP panchayat polls: 36.58% voting till 10.30am February 13, 2021 8:42 am Golugona (40.35%), Kotauratla (48.00%), Makavarapalem (46.93%), Nakkapalli (40.30%), Narsipatnam (51.00%), Natavaram (43.00%), Payakaraopeta (20.58%), Ravikamatam (42.30%), Rolugunta (35.89%), S Rayavaram (41.00%)
  • Pattas distributed to 514 beneficiaries in Vizag by Andhra Tourism Minister Muttamsetti Srinivasa Rao December 28, 2020 3:26 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Tourism Minister Muttamsetti Srinivasa Rao on Sunday distributed pattas to 514 beneficiaries from Nakkapalli, Upamaka, Pedda Doddigallu and Bodugallam villages in Payakaraopet Assembly segment. The pattas were …
  • Former Union energy secy urges Centre to probe AP-RAKIA deal December 19, 2020 2:41 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Former Union energy secretary EAS Sarma on Friday urged Union Cabinet secretary Rajiv Gauba to order an independent investigation into the MoU signed between AP government/APMDC and ANRAK/RAKIA (Ras Al Khaimah …
  • Man with fgn degree caught peddling drugs November 21, 2020 12:54 am Hyderabad: The excise enforcement team has arrested a former Facebook employee who turned narcotics peddler for home delivering contraband to his clients and seized 830 grams of hashish oil along with 1.2 kilo ganja from his possession. The accused worked …
  • Awards reflect full freedom given to police: HM Mekathoti Sucharita October 31, 2020 4:28 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Home Minister Mekathoti Sucharita on Friday said Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has given full freedom to the police. The State police could bag many national awards due to freedom given to them, she claimed. …
  • Rains may continue for two more days October 20, 2020 2:53 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With a fresh low pressure area developing in the Bay of Bengal, more rains are expected to lash the state on Tuesday and Wednesday. The Indian Meterological Department has issued a warning for thunderstorm, along with …
  • Heavy rain batters Andhra, Telangana, Odisha October 13, 2020 1:18 pm Monday’s deep depression crossed the North Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday morning with the accompaniment of heavy to very heavy rainfall, and even extremely heavy falls over Coastal Andhra Pradesh while the rainfall was heavy to very over both Telangana and …
  • Deep depression crosses Kakinada coast in AP October 13, 2020 9:44 am Visakhapatnam: The deep depression in West Central Bay of Bengal, which left a trail of destruction leaving three dead, crossed the Andhra Pradesh Coast near Kakinada between 6.30 and 7.30 on Tuesday, according to the Cyclone Warning Centre, Visakhapatnam. …
  • Two dead as heavy rains lash Andhra Pradesh, depression crosses coast near Kakinada October 13, 2020 9:27 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA/VISAKHAPATNAM/KAKINADA: Heavy rains lashed different parts of Andhra Pradesh under the influence of a deep depression since Monday night. Two people died in rain related incidents in Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada, …
  • 60-year-old woman missing after car gets swept away in Vizag October 13, 2020 8:15 am A 60-year-old woman had gone missing after the car in which she was travelling was swept away in a gedda (stream) near Gannavaram Metta at Nathavaram mandal in Visakhapatnam district, on Monday morning. According to Sub-Inspector of Nathavaram police …
  • Heavy rains lash Andhra Pradesh as deep depression crosses coast near Kakinada October 13, 2020 7:19 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Heavy rains lashed different parts of Andhra Pradesh under the influence of deep depression since Monday night. One person reportedly died in a rain-related incident in Narsipatnam of Visakhapatnam district.  According …
  • New farm Acts: farmers confused about its impact, worried about future October 12, 2020 7:12 am Primarily, many farmers feel that the amendment to the Essential Commodities Act might affect their farming prospects and their choice of crop. The NDA government has pushed three farm Bills in both Houses of Parliament, but it has left the farmers in the …
  • Torrential rains batter parts of Rayalaseema, snap road links 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 …
  • 400 kilos of ganja seized in Narsipatnam September 8, 2020 12:01 am
  • Officials focus on mass testing in containment zones September 6, 2020 5:37 pm Ever since the first COVID-19 positive case was recorded in the last week of March, the district administration has put its focus on testing, especially in the containment zones. The testing in the GVMC limits began on April 6 and from 11 tests on that day …
  • Doctor’s arrest: CBI told to submit report by November 11 September 2, 2020 3:10 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The CBI has sought more time from the High Court to investigate whether the police used excessive force while taking Dr Sudhakar, the anaesthetist at the Narsipatnam government hospital in Visakhapatnam, into their …
  • Don’t fell trees to make way for houses, HC tells Andhra govt  August 29, 2020 4:50 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The AP High Court on Friday issued notices to Chief Conservator of Forest and Principal Secretary (Forest) while warning the State officials of serious consequences if the trees are axed to make way for issuing house …
  • Thunderstorms likely to occur in next five days across Andhra Pradesh August 17, 2020 3:37 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Under the influence of low pressure areas in the Bay of Bengal and active South West Monsoon, heavy rains occurred at isolated places in East Godavari district and parts of West Godavari district.  Light to moderate …
  • IMD warning:  Heavy rains to continue in all coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh August 15, 2020 4:23 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Under the influence of low-pressure areas formed in North-West Bay of Bengal, heavy rains occurred at several places in north coastal districts, particularly Visakhapatnam, East Godavari and parts of West Godavari, …
  • Visakhapatnam Covid count breaches 3,000-mark, 48 die in last 20 days July 21, 2020 3:31 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The Covid-19 count in Visakhapatnam district breached 3,000-mark with 209 infections on Monday. After the first case was reported in Allipuram on March 19 when a 65-year-old Saudi returnee tested positive, in 104 days …
  • Paderu’s first C-section delivers a bundle of joy July 12, 2020 4:24 am When 23-year-old Lochali Vasantha, a native of Hukumpeta mandal in Visakahapatnam district, was brought to the District Hospital at Paderu on July 6, in an advanced stage of pregnancy, she was in a state of panic since she had learnt that she developed …
  • With 102 new cases, district tally shoots up to 1,238 July 4, 2020 5:06 pm In a steep spike, 102 new COVID-19 positive cases were reported from Visakhapatnam district on Saturday. This is for the first time, the district crossed 100-mark within 24 hours. With the new cases, the total number of cases as on Saturday is 1,238. The …
  • TDP's Ayyanna gets interim Andhra Pradesh High Court relief from arrest June 23, 2020 4:29 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Monday directed the police not to arrest TDP senior leader Ch Ayyanna Patrudu till Wednesday in connection with a case booked against him under the SC/ST Atrocities Prevention Act. It …
  • How could you back Ayyanna, take action against him: Padma to Chandrababu Naidu June 21, 2020 4:22 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: AP Women’s Commission Chairperson Vasireddy Padma on Saturday questioned TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu as to why he was backing his party colleague Ch Ayyanna Patrudu against whom a case under the Nirbhaya Act was booked …
  • Former TDP minister booked under Nirbhaya Act June 17, 2020 11:38 am Police on Tuesday registered cases against former Telugu Desam Party Minister Ch. Ayyanna Patrudu for allegedly using foul language against Narsipatnam Municipal Commissioner during a protest. The Narsipatnam town police booked cases under various IPC …
  • Andhra HC allows suspended doctor to leave mental hospital June 5, 2020 6:49 pm Visakhapatnam, June 5 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Friday granted permission to suspended government doctor Sudhakar Rao to leave the Government Hospital for Mental Health, where he was admitted on May 16 after the police allegedly manhandled …
  • Over 100 COVID-19 cases in five weeks in Vizag, 40 per cent are super-spreaders June 5, 2020 6:55 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The city has been witnessing a spike in positive cases with over 100 cases reported since May 1. Nearly 40 per cent of these cases are due to super-spreaders of Dandu Bazaar and Maharani Peta cases. There has also …
  • CBI registers FIR against suspended Andhra doctor June 3, 2020 11:49 am Visakhapatnam, June 3 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is probing the alleged manhandling of suspended government doctor K. Sudhakar Rao by Visakhapatnam police, has filed a First Information Report (FIR) against him. The federal …
  • CBI files FIR against suspended Dr Sudhakar Rao in Visakhapatnam June 3, 2020 8:48 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is probing into the case of suspended Narsipatnam doctor Sudhakar Rao following High Court order, has filed FIR against Sudhakar Rao late Tuesday night. Sudhakar Rao is …
  • CBI seizes medical reports of Sudhakar June 2, 2020 3:25 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probing suspended Narsipatnam Area Hospital anaesthetist Sudhakar Rao case as per the directives of the Andhra Pradesh High Court stepped up investigation. The CBI sleuths …
  • Shift me to another hospital: Suspended Andhra Pradesh doctor May 28, 2020 2:28 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  Suspended doctor of Narsipatnam Area Hospital K Sudhakara Rao’s case took a new turn on Wednesday as he stated that he was doubtful about the treatment being given to him at the Government Hospital for Mental Care. …
  • HC orders CBI probe into action against A.P. doctor May 23, 2020 12:06 am The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Friday ordered the Central Bureau of Investigation to investigate the Dr. K. Sudhakar case. A Division Bench, comprising Justice Rakesh Kumar and Justice K. Suresh Reddy, asked the CBI to probe whether the police used …
  • HC directs Vizag judge to record suspended doctor’s statement May 20, 2020 10:18 am Amaravati, May 20 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Wednesday directed the Visakhapatnam sessions judge to record the statement of a suspended government doctor allegedly manhandled by the police in full public view in Visakhapatnam last week. The …
  • After Doctor Stripped To Waist, Hands Tied In Andhra, Policeman Suspended May 17, 2020 7:11 pm Visakhapatnam police have booked multiple cases against the doctor, who said he was being targeted Visakhapatnam: Several distressing videos emerged from Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam on Saturday, in which a doctor stripped to the waist and shouted …
  • PG medical student tests positive for COVID-19 in Visakhapatnam May 17, 2020 7:00 pm By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: A postgraduate medical student is among the three who tested positive in Visakhapatnam district on Sunday. The student was reportedly present during the dialysis performed on a person from Chengalraopeta, who died due …
  • Suspended doctor taken into custody May 17, 2020 5:32 am A doctor from the Narsipatnam area hospital, Sudhakar Rao, who was suspended after he alleged that N95 masks were not being provided to the doctors on COVID-19 duty last month, was taken into custody on Saturday on the charge of causing nuisance on the …
  • One more discharges from hospital in Vizag; total active COVID-19 cases now at 3 April 30, 2020 9:15 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: One more COVID-19 positive tested person was discharged from GITAM hospital on Thursday. With this, 20 of the 23 positive tested person have been discharged from hospital in the district. While two women are …
  • No truth in Narsipatnam doctor’s claims: AMC head April 8, 2020 4:40 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Andhra Medical College (AMC) principal PV Sudhakar on Tuesday condemned the charges levelled by the anaesthetist of Narsipatnam Government Area Hospital. Addressing mediapersons, District Medical and Health Officer ( …
  • Migrant groups stuck in Hyderabad March 29, 2020 8:23 am Hyderabad: This past week, migrant workers have been facing a lot of trouble because of the lockdown. Thousands of them tried to return home to their families in their respective states. Some walked, some crammed themselves into buses and lorries. A few …
  • Case against TDP leader Ayyanna for obstructing cops on duty December 22, 2019 4:58 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Narsipatnam police have filed a case against TDP leader Ch Ayyanna Patrudu on charges of obstructing the police personnel from performing their duty. Ayyanna allegedly picked up an argument with the police when they …
  • SCR GM inspects railway stations in Vijayawada division December 5, 2019 7:56 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  South Central Railway (SCR) general manager Gajanan Mallya conducted the annual inspection of Vijayawada division’s Duvvada-Rajahmundry section on Wednesday. Commencing from Duvvada Railway Station, the inspection …
  • Pak HC grants bail to Maryam Nawaz | LIVE November 4, 2019 12:08 pm Nov 04, 2019 5:26 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha Shiv Sena leaders meets Maharashtra Governor in Mumbai Shiv Sena leaders Ramdas Kadam and Sanjay Raut met Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari.   Nov 04, 2019 5:03 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha SC …
  • Bombay HC asks RBI to file affidavit in PMC Bank case by Nov 13 | LIVE November 4, 2019 8:32 am Nov 04, 2019 2:00 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao Lawyers stage protest outside SC in Delhi Lawyers protest outside Supreme Court over different issues, including demand of Rs 10 lakhs compensation each to the lawyers who were injured in clash with police at …
  • 2 Dead, 6 Injured In A Road Accident In Visakhapatnam October 30, 2019 4:39 pm The injured were taken to Narsipatnam Area Hospital for the treatment (Representational) Visakhapatnam: Two people died and six others were injured in a road accident in Vishakapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh. "An overspeeding biker hit an auto- …
  • Recurring bane for Visakha Agency October 28, 2019 12:00 pm Diseases like malaria, dengue, viral fevers, chikungunya and typhoid are a recurrent feature in Agency areas of Visakhapatnam every year, thanks to insanitary conditions and lack of access to clean drinking water. With awareness being low in the interior …
  • YSR Congress MP ties the knot with her friend October 18, 2019 6:07 pm Visakhapatnam: YSR Congress Party MP from Araku, Goddeti Madhavi, on Friday tied the knot with her childhood friend Kusireddy Siva Prasad, who had played a key role in her poll campaign and proposed her after she was elected to Lok Sabha. She married Siva …
  • A love story, filmi style! October 12, 2019 8:27 pm Kusireddy Siva Prasad spent two sleepless nights after proposing marriage to the love of his life, Araku MP Goddeti Madhavi, because she took as many days to decide! But he had more to worry about than just his proposal being rejected because they had been …
  • Incessant rain disrupts life in Visakhapatnam September 27, 2019 5:39 am Incessant rain has disrupted the normal life in Visakhapatnam district. Apart from the city, the rural and agency areas have been witnessing heavy downpour since Wednesday night. Many areas in the city were waterlogged on Thursday, creating trouble to …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Cannabis worth Rs 1 cr seized in Vizag September 9, 2019 7:07 pm Visakhapatnam: The Prohibition and Excise Department on Monday seized over 800 kg of cannabis, valued at Rs 1 crore, from a truck in Narsipatnam town of Visakhapatnam district. The driver of the Odisha-registered vehicle was arrested, Excise Inspector …
  • Train Engine Gets Detached, Runs Without Coaches For 10 Km In Andhra Pradesh August 20, 2019 8:20 am The engine belonged to Visakha Express that operates between Bhubaneshwar to Secunderabad. Visakhapatnam: A train's engine got detached from its coaches in Andhra Pradesh on Monday and ran for at least 10 km before stopping. The coaches with passengers …
  • Centre shunts out AP cadre Indian Forest Service officer Kallol Biswas August 2, 2019 12:42 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   The Centre has issued the compulsory retirement order to Andhra Pradesh cadre Indian Forest Service officer Kallol Biswas. A communique in this regard has been received by the State government.  Confirming this to TNIE, a …
  • Srikakulam: Ten injured in road accident June 20, 2019 2:05 pm Category: Andhra Pradesh Posted by Shameen Published: Jun 20, 2019, 4:39 pm IST Updated: Jun 20, 2019, 4:39 pm IST Srikakulam: Ten people were injured after the van they were travelling in lost control and fell in a canal near Ravichandran village, …
  • APSRTC’s OR increases by three per cent, thanks to summer holidays June 1, 2019 5:21 am Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  With numerous wedding ceremonies and village festivals taking place this summer, there has been a huge demand for RTC bus services, including AC vehicles. This year, the RTC has seen a 3 per cent increase in the …
  • 150 Kg Ganja Seized In Andhra Pradesh's Krishna District, 2 Arrested May 28, 2019 10:45 am The Nandivada police registered a case and the vehicle along with the seized contraband. Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh: The Krishna district police Monday seized 150 kg ganja, worth Rs 20 lakh, and arrested two person while they were allegedly smuggling …
  • Vijayawada: Rs 2.2-crore ganja seized from cargo truck May 27, 2019 7:39 am Vijayawada: Acting on a tip-off, officers of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, Vijayawada, intercepted a cargo vehicle on Friday and seized 1,137.30kg of ganja valued at Rs 2.27 crore that was being transported illegally. The massive quantity of …
  • 1,137 kg of ganja worth Rs 2.27 crore seized May 27, 2019 3:10 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Two weeks after the State police busted a ganja racket in Narsipatnman and seized the illegal drug worth Rs 2.5 crore, the Vijayawada unit of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) nabbed a gang red-handed which was …
  • DRI seizes cannabis worth over Rs 2 cr, arrests one May 26, 2019 8:02 am Category: India Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: May 26, 2019, 1:15 pm IST Updated: May 26, 2019, 1:15 pm IST Vijayawada: Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Vijayawada, on Sunday said it has arrested a man and seized 1137.30 kg of cannabis worth …
  • 690 kg ganja seized, 2 held May 18, 2019 4:19 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The rural police on Friday seized 690 kg of dry ganja at Balgattam junction check-post under Narsipatnam (Town) police station limits in Visakhapatnam district. The  load is being shifted to Delhi, where it would cost …
  • 2 held with 690 kg cannabis in Visakhapatnam May 17, 2019 6:58 pm [India], May 17 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Police held two people and seized 690 kg of cannabis from their vehicle at a check post near Narsipatnam town in Visakhapatnam district on Friday. The accused, identified as Ashok Kumar Mourya (27) and Mohan Kishore …
  • Andhra Pradesh: 2500 kg cannabis seized in Visakhapatnam, 2 arrested May 14, 2019 3:25 am [India], May 14 (ANI): The police on Monday seized 2500 kilogram cannabis from a truck in Visakhapatnam district. Two persons including the driver were arrested by Narsipatnam Police. Last month, in a similar incident the police had seized 580 kg of …
  • Vijayawada: 4 ganja peddlers held, gold seized April 22, 2019 11:20 pm Vijayawada: Vijayawada police arrested four old criminals in the city on Monday for being involved in transporting ganja and committing other crimes in Vijayawada commissionarate limits. Police seized gold ornaments worth Rs 1.74 lakh, 2 bikes and 6 kg …
  • Former MLA, YSRCP leader Mutyala Papa joins TDP March 29, 2019 2:28 pm [India], Mar 29 (ANI): Former MLA from Narsipatnam and YSRCP leader, Mutyala Papa along with her husband Peda Babu and other followers on Friday joined the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in the presence of party president and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. …
  • Eight H1N1 influenza cases reported in Vizag in two days March 25, 2019 4:42 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Swine flu has staged a comeback in the city as eight cases have been reported in the last two days. A total of 104 cases have been reported in the last three months, which worried the health officials over the spread …
  • Voting for YSRCP is like 'writing your own death warrant': Andhra CM March 23, 2019 5:42 am Naidu said, 'LS polls decide future of the state. People should vote for TDP for better future and development of the state.' Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday urged people to not vote for the YSR Congress …
  • 'Voting for YSRCP is like writing one's own death warrant' March 22, 2019 11:37 pm [India], Mar 23 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday urged people to not vote for the YSR Congress Party in the impending elections, stating that backing them would be like "writing your own death warrant." …
  • Old rivals to lock horns again in 7 assembly seats March 21, 2019 9:04 am VISAKHAPATNAM: Seven of the total 15 assembly constituencies in Visakhapatnam district are going to witness a keen fight in 2019 elections among the old rivals of TDP, YSRC and Jana Sena, who had contested in the 2014 elections. While the YSRC has changed …
  • Financial capital of Andhra has it all, stars and old war horses March 20, 2019 4:37 am Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Post-bifurcation, Visakhapatnam district has emerged as the financial and tourism capital of the State. With 15 Assembly and three Lok Sabha seats, the verdict given by the people of Visakhapatnam district will have a …
  • Will scrap Janmabhoomi panels: Jagan March 18, 2019 2:32 pm YSR Congress Party president Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Sunday said the Janmabhoomi committees constituted by the TDP government would be disbanded right on the first day of his party forming the government if they were given an opportunity to serve the …
  • 'Elections a fight between dharma and adharma' March 18, 2019 10:49 am VISAKHAPATNAM: YSRC president Y S Jaganmohan Reddy on Sunday launched the party’s poll campaign from Narsipatnam in Visakhapatnam district. Elections to AP assembly and Parliament are not a fight between two parties, but between ‘dharma’ and ‘adharma’, …
  • YSRC chief Jagan vows to solve people’s problems March 18, 2019 5:09 am By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM / VISAKHAPATNAM / EAST GODAVARI: Opposition Leader and YSRC chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy hit the campaign trail on Sunday, addressing impressive gatherings at three places in the State. In all the meetings, Jagan …
  • AP polls: YSRCP releases candidates' names March 17, 2019 7:09 am AMARAVATI: Jagan Mohan Reddy-lead YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) on Sunday released candidates' names for all the 175 assembly constituencies and 15 Loksabha constituencies. Party supremo Jaganmohan Reddy will announce the names for Anakapalle Lok Sabha …
  • 2 tribals ‘mistaken’ for Maoists gunned down in Vizag Agency March 17, 2019 4:29 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: A special police team combing the forest area allegedly gunned down two tribals, when they went into the interior forest area on information about the presence of Maoists there, leading to protests by the family …
  • TDP Candidates List 2019 March 15, 2019 4:52 am AMARAVATI: The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) late on Thursday night released a list of 126 candidates for the assembly elections which included the names of chief minister Chandrababu Naidu from Kuppam, IT minister Lokesh from Mangalgiri segment, Paritala …
  • Chandrababu releases names of 126 candidates March 14, 2019 7:26 pm AMARAVATI: The TDP late on Thursday released a list of 126 candidates for the assembly poll which included the names of CM Chandrababu Naidu from Kuppam, IT minister Lokesh (from Mangalgiri) segment, Paritala Sriram from Raptadu and Nandamuri Balakrishna …
  • All eyes on Bheemili as Naidu set to pick Vizag dist candidates today March 7, 2019 4:55 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: As Chief Minister and TDP supremo N Chandrababu Naidu will undertake an exercise on Thursday to select party nominees for the coming general elections in Visakhapatnam district at a review meeting in Amaravati even as …
  • 3.85L applications in Vizag in 6 days, officials warn of action against mischievous applicants   March 4, 2019 5:29 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: As more than 3.85 lakh applications were filed in just 5-6 days for addition, deletion, correction and other changes in the voters’ list, the district election officials suspect foul play by some mischievous elements …
  • Two peddlers from Visakhapatnam held with 106 kg of ganja February 20, 2019 4:56 am By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Two youngsters, including an Intermediate student from Vizag, were nabbed by the Malkajgiri Special Operations Team on Tuesday on charges of illegal possession and transportation of ganja. The sleuths seized 106 kg of …
  • Hyderabad: SOT police nabs Marijuana peddlers, seizes 106 kgs of drugs February 19, 2019 4:44 pm [India], Feb 19 (ANI): Special Operations Team (SOT) Police, on Monday, nabbed two Marijuana peddlers and seized 106 kilograms of the drugs from them. According to SOT police, Malkajgiri team, the sleuths of Special Operations Team, Malkajgiri Zone along …
  • 100 kg ganja coming in from Visakhapatnam seized in Hyderabad, two youths arrested January 23, 2019 5:40 am By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Over 100kg of ganja -- coming into the State from Vizag, Andhra Pradesh -- was seized by the Telangana State Prohibition and Excise department Enforcement teams on Tuesday. Two accused were arrested and several buyers in …
  • Special trains to clear passenger rush during Sankranti, Bhavani Deeksha relinquishment December 28, 2018 4:44 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The South Central Railway will run four special trains from Hyderabad to Narasapur and Machilipatnam to Secunderabad to clear extra rush of passengers during the festive season of Sankranthi. These special trains consist …
  • Discovering the wonders of AP on bicycles December 13, 2018 5:49 am In a bid to explore the Sunrise State and discover its hidden beauty, 20 cyclists from across the country embarked on a three week-long ‘Tour de Heritage’. The cyclists, who were flagged off amidst much fanfare by AP CM Chandrababu Naidu in Vijayawada last …
  • Contraversial video: Minister Ayyanna’s brother files police plaint November 28, 2018 5:41 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: As a video clip having Ch Sanyasi Patrudu (known as Jameelu),  the brother of Roads and Buildings minister Ch Ayyanna Patrudu from Narsipatnam constituency along with some YSRCP leaders and a few Maoist sympathisers …
  • Development of Girijans will be prime focus: new SP November 3, 2018 5:14 am Development of Girijans by implementing all government schemes will be the prime focus of the police, said Attada Babujee, Superintendent of Police, Visakhapatnam district, here on Friday. He was addressing the media after taking charge as the new SP from …
  • 9 inter-state smugglers arrested, 650 kg ganja worth Rs 1 cr seized October 1, 2018 1:18 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: In a major catch in recent times, the Task Force Wing of Excise & Prohibition department arrested nine inter-state smugglers from whom  650 kg of ganja was seized at Narsipatnam on Sunday. It was being transported …
  • Ten new Excise check-posts coming in Agency areas to rein in ganja smuggling August 27, 2018 2:31 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: In an attempt to curb ganja smuggling, the Prohibition & Excise Department will set up 10 check-posts in North Coastal Andhra Agency areas — Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram and East Godavari districts. An amount of Rs …
  • 3 more bars to come up in Narsipatnam, Yelamanchili  June 25, 2017 5:12 am Image for representational purpose only. VISAKHAPATNAM: After the new liquor policy was announced by the state government, the excise authorities of Visakhapatnam district have accorded permission for three more bars in rural areas. The officials appealed …
  • Andhra Pradesh High Court cancels Sanchaita's appointment June 15, 2021 3:06 am VISAKHAPATNAM: The Andhra Pradesh High Court has struck down appointment of Sanchaita Gajapati Raju as chairperson of Maharaja Alak Narayan Society of Arts and Science (Mansas) and Simhachalam temple trusts. Further, the court restored former minister and …
  • E-commerce rides recovery wave, Sebi's SPAC plan & more June 14, 2021 8:42 pm Good morning, Hi, Digbijay here. After weeks of lockdown, Bengaluru relaxed rules from Monday, joining Mumbai and New Delhi in unlocking and getting back to business. E-commerce firms are hoping to do the same and stage a gradual recovery. They are lining …
  • 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 …
  • Usman Khawaja: 'There's only three spots in the top order. If you don't fit in them, it can be pretty tough' June 14, 2021 11:07 am We tend to think of a group of players like Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Asif Ali as typical Islamabad United players, but you're one of just a couple in the squad actually born in Islamabad. That's the second time someone said that to me. I …
  • 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 …
  • Documentary on Gandhi gets top honours at 21st New York Indian Film Festival June 14, 2021 6:45 am Visakhapatnam: A documentary film ‘Ahimsa- Gandhi: The Power of The Powerless,’ produced by Uma Gajapati Raju, Sanchaita Gajapati Raju and Jean Luc Berlot, and written and directed by Ramesh Sharma (Emmy nominee), won the Best Documentary Award at the 21st …
  • 49 acres worth Rs 791 cr reclaimed in Vizag June 14, 2021 4:58 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: In yet another weekend drive against encroachments, the district administration reclaimed 49.05 acres of land worth Rs 791.41 crore at Tunglam, Jaggarajupeta and Kurmannapalem on Sunday.According to the district …
  • TDP lashes out at YSRCP for ‘targeting’ opposition leaders June 14, 2021 4:30 am TDP State president K. Atchannaidu has accused the government of targeting the Opposition leaders for questioning the “atrocities and irregularities of the ruling party leaders in the otherwise peaceful North Andhra districts.” In a statement on Sunday, Mr …
  • Andhra:4 held for illegal betting in Visakhapatnam June 14, 2021 3:07 am Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) [India], June 14 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Police on Sunday arrested four people here in Visakhapatnam for their alleged involvement in illegal betting on cricket matches being played at Pakistan Super League 2021. According to …
  • Beach nourishment at Veli and Poonthura, a challenging task June 13, 2021 11:21 pm ERODED COAST AT VALIYATHURAThiruvananthapuram: The sandy beaches in the district are being eaten away by strong waves at an alarming pace, resulting in loss of homes and livelihood. Minister for Transport Antony Raju – who represents Thiruvananthapuram …
  • Messenger is the fall guy and culprit is protected in AP Tax Dept June 13, 2021 8:11 pm HYDERABAD: Shooting the messenger, the top brass of Andhra Pradesh tax department have penalised an assistant commissioner, who did his best to prevent loss of revenue to the government, while sparing his senior who actually caused the loss. The messenger, …
  • AP revenue officials recovers 49 acres from TD leader June 13, 2021 8:11 pm Visakhapatnam: Both the ruling YSRC and opposition leaders traded charges over the grabbing of government lands in Visakhapatnam district as revenue officials with the help of a huge posse of police freed 49.1 acres of the government land in Gajuwaka area …
  • Oxygen Express: Indian Railways brings oxygen relief to 15 states in 50 days June 13, 2021 4:40 pm Image Source : MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (TWITTER) Indian Railways brings oxygen relief to 15 states in 50 days.   In a "milestone achievement", the Indian Railways has delivered nearly 30,182 Metric Tonnes (MT) of medical oxygen in more than 1,734 …
  • Navy's indigenous nuclear attack submarines to be 95 percent 'Made in India' June 13, 2021 1:29 pm In what would be a major boost for the submarine building capability within the country, the first three nuclear attack submarines to be built indigenously would be having 95 percent 'Made in India' content in them and it would further go up in the …
  • 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 …
  • NBCC to submit project report on RINL's 22-acre land in Vizag by June-end June 13, 2021 9:30 am State-owned NBCC will submit the detailed project report (DPR) to RINL by month-end for the steel maker's 22.19 acre land in Visakhapatnam city, a popular tourist destination in Andhra Pradesh. In March 2021, construction firm NBCC had informed about …
  • The pandemic’s compassion fatigue June 13, 2021 9:27 am Being witness to seemingly unending tragedy sapped COVID-19 volunteers’ emotional resources. Some look back at the burnout they felt, and how they are slowly healing April and May were tough on Bengaluru-based Ankita Kumar. The travel influencer worked as …
  • ‘Cocktail drug reduces mortality risk’ June 13, 2021 7:42 am Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: A cocktail drug—a combination of neutralising antibodies, Casirivimab and Imdevimab—has been approved for restricted emergency use by Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) for treatment of mild to moderate …
  • Globally, 54% women workforce vanished June 13, 2021 7:29 am Visakhapatnam: Globally, 54 per cent women lost their jobs during the Covid pandemic, said Columbia University Medical Centre Public Psychiatry Education Director and Clinical Psychiatry Associate Professor Dr Stephanie M. Le Melle on Saturday. She …
  • Vizag reports 50 seasonal fever cases this year June 13, 2021 7:29 am VISAKHAPATNAM: The city registered nearly 50 dengue and malaria fevers this year from January till date. The number of cases was low compared to the years before as the Covid-19 hit the nation in March last year, said a Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal …
  • 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 …
  • New education policy will raise drop-out rate in Vizag agency: JAC June 12, 2021 6:01 am Visakhapatnam: Adivasi leaders in the Visakhapatnam Agency have opposed implementation of the new education policy brought forward by Prime Minister Narendra Modi last year. The policy brings about many reforms in education. Among these, the 10+2 will be …
  • South West monsoon sets in on a farmer-friendly note June 12, 2021 6:01 am VISAKHAPATNAM: The Southwest monsoon -2021 has begun with farmer-friendly rainfall across the state. It is a good sign for Kharif agriculture activities, particularly for the dry lands in Rayalaseema region. The Andhra Pradesh State Development Planning …
  • North coastal districts brace for heavy rains for 3 days under monsoon effect June 12, 2021 6:00 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Heavy rains are expected in the coastal districts, more so in the north coastal parts of the state, over the next three days under the influence of low pressure in the Bay of Bengal and an active southwest monsoon.Since …
  • Reconsider move to privatise VSP, Jagan tells Centre June 12, 2021 6:00 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday urged Union Minister for Steel and Petroleum Dharmendra Pradhan to reconsider the decision to privatise Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL),  the corporate entity of …
  • Prasar Bharati Audience Research Releases NewsOnAir Radio Live stream Rankings June 12, 2021 12:28 am By Chennaivision in National News, News June 12, 2021 More than 240 Radio Services of All India Radio are livestreamed on NewsOnAir App, Prasar Bharati’s official App. These All India Radio Streams on NewsOnAir App have a large number of listeners not just …
  • Kakinada Petro Complex will be reality: Dharmendra Pradhan June 11, 2021 10:00 pm VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy reiterated his appeal to Dharmendra Pradhan, Union minister for petroleum, natural gas and steel, to stop privatisation of the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP) and requested him to consider the alternatives …
  • Andhra CM meets Dharmendra Pradhan, Piyush Goyal June 11, 2021 5:54 pm New Delhi [India], June 11 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy met Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan in Delhi, urging the Centre not to privatise the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP) and to consider the alternatives suggested by the …
  • Quinton de Kock's 141* gives South Africa a lead of 225 June 11, 2021 4:43 pm Report Jason Holder was the most successful bowler for West Indies, picking up 4 for 75 South Africa 322 (de Kock 141*, Holder 4-75) lead West Indies 97 (Holder 20, Ngidi 5-19, Nortje 4-35) by 225 runs Quinton de Kock's career-best took South Africa…
  • NIA files supplementary charge sheet against CPI (Maoist) leader in MLA murder case June 11, 2021 4:24 pm The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday filed a supplementary charge sheet against Sake Kalavathi, Area Commander of the CPI (Maoist), in connection with the murder of Kidari Sarveswara Rao, Araku MLA of Andhra Pradesh. A NIA spokesperson here …
  • 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 …
  • Jagan urges Centre to start work on Petro Complex at Kakinada June 11, 2021 2:53 pm Chief Minister Y.S Jagan Mohan Reddy ended his two-day visit to New Delhi after meeting Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel Dharmendra Pradhan and Union Minister for Railways Piyush Goyal. Mr. Jagan Mohan Reddy had called on Union Home …
  • Andhra CM requests Centre to stop Vizag steel plant sale June 11, 2021 1:46 pm Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy met Union Petroleum, Natural Gas and Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on the second day of his Delhi tour on Friday and requested him to stop the sale of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP). Reddy appealed …
  • Committed to three capitals, balanced regional development: Jagan June 11, 2021 9:10 am Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy had met Union Home Minister Amit Shah and said that the state is committed to balanced regional development through decentralised governance and capital city trifurcation. As part of the southern state’ …
  • 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 …
  • How did India build their world-beating bench strength? They have a system June 11, 2021 2:31 am MSK Prasad loved the lunch at the MCG. It was 2018-19, he was the travelling selector with the Indian team. He swelled with pride watching his side perform. On a slow, lifeless pitch India had batted two days before the bowlers started to make the surface …
  • Jagan calls on Shah, seeks HC relocation June 10, 2021 7:45 pm VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy met Union Home Minister Amit Shah at the latter's residence on Thursday night and held discussions for over one-and-a-half hours. The Chief Minister impressed upon Shah that Andhra Pradesh was committed …
  • School demolished as it illegally occupied Vizag civic body land: Official June 10, 2021 12:29 pm Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) commissioner G. Srijana on Thursday said ‘Hidden Sprouts’, a school for specially-abled children, was demolished because it was an illegal occupant of the civic body’s open site. “Actually it is an open …
  • IICT, Lee Pharma sign agreement for synthesis of 2-DG drug for COVID-19 patients June 10, 2021 8:24 am The Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT) in Hyderabad and city-based Lee Pharma, an integrated pharmaceutical company, have entered into a non-exclusive licensing agreement for the synthesis of 2-Deoxy-D-Glucose (2-DG) on Wednesday. 2-DG, …
  • CPI(M) criticises State govt. over Gangavaram Port sale June 10, 2021 8:05 am The Communist Party of India (Marxist) State secretary Penumalli Madhu has criticised the State government’s decision to part with its 90% stake in the Gangavaram Port connected to the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant(VSP). At a press conference here on Wednesday …
  • Lee Pharma, IICT to produce Covid drug 2-DG June 10, 2021 8:03 am By Express News Service HYDERABAD: The Hyderabad-based Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT) and Lee Pharma has entered into a non-exclusive licensing agreement for the synthesis of 2-Deoxy-D-Glucose (2-DG), the drug approved by the Drugs …
  • 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. …
  • Unions protest Gangavaram port sale to Adani Port and SEZ June 10, 2021 8:02 am Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Employees’ unions are up in arms against the sale of State government’s 10.4 per cent stake in Gangavaram port to Adani Port and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ ).  It is to be noted that the Competition Commission of …
  • 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 …
  • Lee Pharma, IICT enter into pact to produce 2-DG June 9, 2021 1:45 pm Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, a constituent laboratory of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-IICT), and Lee Pharma, a Hyderabad-based pharmaceutical company, have entered into a non-exclusive licensing agreement for the …
  • Trivitron Healthcare launches Mobile Labs for COVID testing June 9, 2021 12:14 pm By Shalini BhardwajVisakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) [India], June 9 (ANI): Trivitron Healthcare, a medical technology organisation, along with Andhra Pradesh Medtech Zone Ltd (AMTZ) and Kalam Institute of Health Technology (KIHT) on Wednesday launched a …
  • Plastic pollution posing threat to ocean’s ecosystem in Vizag coast, say biologists June 9, 2021 6:42 am In September last year following the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic when scuba diver Subhash Chandran went for a dive off Rushikonda coast, he was aghast to see biomedical waste like surgical and cloth masks floating in the sea. Most of the waste was …
  • Antarvedi woman represents India at UN ocean forum June 9, 2021 5:50 am Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Deepika Tadi, a resident of Antarvedi in East Godavari district, had a rare opportunity to represent India on the global platform and share the story of her village’s contribution in reducing ocean plastic pollution as …
  • 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 …
  • Ubaid likely to join Sreenidhi FC June 8, 2021 11:43 am I-League champion Gokulam Kerala’s goalkeeper C.K. Ubaid is all set to join Sreenidhi FC, which will make its I-League debut next season. The Hindu has learnt that Ubaid, who played a significant role in Gokulam’s stunning triumph at the recently-concluded …
  • Drowning victim was a great swimmer, family says as RCMP urge caution amid rash of fatalities June 8, 2021 11:13 am RCMP are warning Manitobans to be careful when out in open water after three people drowned in three separate incidents last Friday. Manitoba RCMP have reported four separate drowning deaths since May 29, each on open water. But three of those occurred on …
  • 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 …
  • AP extends lockdown till June 20 June 7, 2021 10:04 pm VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh government has extended the ongoing lockdown up to June 20 with two more hours relaxation up to 2 pm from 6 am in a day to curb spread of Coronavirus in a more effective manner in the state. At a high-level meeting with …
  • Cardlytics Announces Peter Chan as Chief Technology Officer June 7, 2021 1:18 pm Former Amazon and Yahoo Executive With 20+ Years in Advertising Tech Experience Leads Cardlytics’ Ad Platform Evolution ATLANTA, June 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cardlytics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDLX), one of the largest digital advertising platforms, today …
  • 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 …
  • SouthWest monsoon covers Rayalaseema, advancing June 6, 2021 9:58 pm Visakhapatnam: The southwest monsoons covered the entire Rayalaseema region and parts of Guntur district on Sunday. IMD Director Amaravati S Stella said the monsoons may cover north coastal Andhra by June 11, depending on the rainfall in the region and …
  • GVMC authorities partially demolish and seize school for special children June 6, 2021 3:24 pm By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) authorities have partially demolished and seized a no-profit school being run for special children in MVP Colony locality of Visakhapatnam city leading to a …
  • STPI to launch 12 centres of excellence soon June 6, 2021 1:01 pm The Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) will soon launch 12 more Centres of Excellence (CoE) in various parts of the country. STPI Director General, Omkar Rai, revealed this on the occasion of the 30th foundation day of STPI. AIC STPINEXT, a CoE in …
  • Despite Covid-19, this Andhra-based chain made business by brewing the country's staple beverage June 6, 2021 4:46 am Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: As Covid-19 continues to challenge businesses of all kinds, some business chains have seen an upward trend in demand. Despite the changed purchasing power and consumers’ concerns around safety, few businesses have …
  • Visakhapatnam climber scales Everest, sets eyes on oxygen peak June 6, 2021 1:00 am Visakhapatnam: In July 2018, Anmish Varma Bhupatiraju had almost reached his goal when he decided to abort it to save the life of a fellow mountaineer from his own district rather than leave him in distress. On June 1, the 28-year-old from Vizag completed …
  • Over 25629 MT LMO transported to states by Oxygen Expresses June 5, 2021 8:52 pm New Delhi [India], June 5 (ANI): With the delivery of more than 25629 Metric Tonnes (MT) of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) in more than 1503 tankers to various states across the country so far, Oxygen Expresses crossed a milestone in service to the nation, …
  • Centre to prioritize COVID-19 vaccination to seafarers June 5, 2021 8:51 pm New Delhi [India], June 5 (ANI): Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways on Saturday informed that the Centre will prioritise COVID-19 vaccination to seafarers, taking view of the prevailing COVID-19 situation in the country. Union Minister of State for …
  • Indian gov't to prioritize COVID-19 vaccination for seafarers June 5, 2021 8:51 pm NEW DELHI, June 5 (Xinhua) -- India's federal junior minister of ports, shipping and waterways Mansukh Mandaviya said Saturday that all efforts should be made to get the seafarers vaccinated before joining their scheduled duties on board. The …
  • Make all efforts to vaccinate seafarers before joining duties: Mansukh Mandaviya June 5, 2021 2:44 pm Union minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Saturday said the seafaring industry should not get hampered due to non-vaccination and emphasised that all efforts should be made to get seafarers vaccinated before joining their scheduled duties on board. According to …
  • Vizag lad on top of the world after scaling Everest June 5, 2021 6:21 am Anmish Varma Bhupati Raju (28), of Visakhapatnam, is literally on top of the world after attaining his childhood dream of scaling Mt. Everest — a feat he achieved on June 1 (Tuesday). His 50-day expedition to scale Mt. Everest began after reaching …
  • 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 …
  • Visakhapatnam youth conquers Mt Everest, aims to scale new peaks June 5, 2021 3:48 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: A youth from Vizag has conquered Mt Everest. Anmish Varma Bhupati Raju (25) reached the peak of the world’s highest mountain at 5 am on June 1. “This is the biggest achievement in my life. I cannot express in words …
  • Indian Navy’s oldest Hydrographic Survey Ship INS Sandhayak Decommissioned June 5, 2021 12:57 am By Chennaivision in National News, News June 5, 2021 INS Sandhayak, the Indian Navy’s oldest Hydrographic Survey Vessel was decommissioned at Naval Dockyard in Visakhapatnam after serving the nation for 40 glorious years on Friday, 04 Jun 21. The ship was …
  • 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 …
  • Curfew, rains boost Air Quality Index in Andhra Pradesh June 4, 2021 10:42 pm TIRUPATI: Restrictions imposed on movement of vehicles during curfew hours and on construction activities because of Covid-19 and reasonably good rains have brought down air pollution in several towns and cities by nearly 50 per cent. Before lockdown, the …
  • Railways deliver over 24,840 tonnes of liquid medical oxygen June 4, 2021 1:35 pm Oxygen Expresses run by the Railways have delivered over 10,000 metric tonnes of LMO to the southern states, with Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka receiving more than 2,500 mt of Liquid Medical Oxygen each from these express trains. Oxygen …
  • Vizag sees rise in cases of black fungus June 4, 2021 7:33 am A steady increase in cases of mucormycosis (popularly known as Black Fungus) and an alleged shortage of Amphotericin-B and Posaconazole injections is causing anxiety among patients and their relatives. The number of mucormycosis patients, which stood at 35 …
  • 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 …
  • ‘Remdesivir shelf life now 12 months’ June 4, 2021 7:28 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Assistant Director (Durg Control) K Rajitha refuted the allegations that Remdesivir injections that expired in March 2021 were administered to patients in Narsipatnam Area Hospital in Visakhapatnam district, In a press …
  • INS Airavat arrives at Visakhapatnam with 158 MT of oxygen, other COVID relief material June 4, 2021 6:35 am Image Source : ANI INS Airavat arrives at Visakhapatnam with 158 MT of oxygen, other COVID relief material As part of the ongoing Operation 'Samudra Setu II' to support the nation's fight against COVID-19, the Indian Naval Ship Airavat on …
  • 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 …
  • INS Airavat arrives at Visakhapatnam with 158 MT of oxygen June 4, 2021 3:40 am Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) [India], June 4 (ANI): As part of the ongoing Operation 'Samudra Setu II' to support the nation's fight against COVID-19, the Indian Naval Ship Airavat on Thursday arrived at Visakhapatnam with critical COVID …
  • Action against black market may fizzle out in Andhra Pradesh June 3, 2021 7:35 pm Vijayawada: Despite a Supreme Court direction to allow only drugs control authorities to deal with cognisable offences like diversion of certain drugs for Covid and black fungus cure, as per the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940, the vigilance and enforcement …
  • Executive capital shift to Vizag anytime? June 3, 2021 7:35 pm VIJAYAWADA: The Chief Minister can work from any place and Visakhapatnam will soon start to function as AP’s executive capital. Municipal administration Minister Botsa Satyanarayana on Thursday affirmed that ‘three capitals’ would come into force in AP …
  • Indian Navy's ship Airavat arrives at Visakhapatnam with Covid-19 relief material June 3, 2021 4:55 pm
  • Cargo volumes at dozen major ports grew by 31.23% during April-May to 121.976 million tonnes June 3, 2021 2:03 pm Cargo handled at India’s dozen State-owned major ports soared 31.23% during April-May period to 121.976 million tonnes (mt) from 92.951 mt a year ago. All the major port trusts with the exception of New Mangalore Port Trust handled much higher volumes …
  • INS Sandhayak to be decommissioned on Friday after 40 years June 3, 2021 1:06 pm Indian Naval ship Sandhayak, the first of the indigenously designed and built hydrographic survey ships of the Indian Navy, will be decommissioned on Friday after serving the nation for 40 years. The decommissioning ceremony of INS Sandhayak will be held …
  • Andhra govt. rebuts allegations that expired remdesivir injections were administered June 3, 2021 8:16 am The government of Andhra Pradesh has rebutted messages being circulated in the print and electronic media groups that remedesivir injections that expired in March 2021 were administered to patients in Area Hospital, Narsipatnam. After the videos went viral …
  • Many hospitals operating ICUs sans fire safety NOC June 3, 2021 7:14 am Overheating of equipment and ACs make the units vulnerable to accidents, say officials At a time when the health infrastructure is crumbling under the load of coronavirus patients in need of emergency care , the Fire Services Department officials fear the …
  • Jailed in Pakistan, Visakhapatnam techie reunites with family after 4 years June 3, 2021 3:02 am Jun 02, 2021, 07:33PM ISTSource: TOI.in32-year-old Telugu techie, Vaindam Prasanth reached back home after 4 years on June 2, after Pakistan released him. The software engineer from Visakhapatnam was arrested by Pakistan after he crossed the border in 2017 …
  • War Talk- Are Indias Stealth Corvettes Ready To Sink Chinese Submarines? Interest June 2, 2021 8:00 am Here's What You Need to Know: The Project 28 Kamorta-class is viewed as an important demonstration of India’s ability to design and build modern warships. In October 2020, the Indian Navy commissioned the INS Kavaratti, the last of four domestically- …
  • 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, …
  • Forever indebted to cops and govts, says Telangana techie freed from Pakistan jail June 2, 2021 5:22 am Express News Service HYDERABAD:  Prashanth Vadinam’s release from the Pakistani jail he was lodged in for a year came sooner than anticipated for his family. In fact, the techie himself didn’t expect to be released immediately after his prison sentence. “ …
  • 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 …