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Visakhapatnam Division

  • Sweeper in King George Hospital arrested September 22, 2021 1:39 pm The city police arrested six persons for allegedly involved in four cases, here on Wednesday. Addressing the media here on Wednesday, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Crimes) V. Suresh Babu said that in one case, the police teams have arrested M. Rajesh(26), …
  • TDP leaders stall traffic in Anakapalle September 18, 2021 6:31 am Telugu Desam Party(TDP) leader and former MLA Peela Govind Satyanarayana and former MLC Buddha Naga Jagadeesh alleged that the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP), which came to power on the promise of extending Minimum Support Price (MSP), has cheated the farmers. …
  • Soon, 3 departments to call tenders for 23 skill development colleges August 31, 2021 7:01 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State has reportedly completed formalities to call tenders for the construction of skill development colleges. Out of the 25, the State government has tasked the responsibility of construction of 23 institutions to …
  • 10-km long human chain formed to protest against Visakhapatnam Steel Plant privatisation August 29, 2021 10:35 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Visakha Ukku Parirakshana Porata Committee, spearheading the agitation against privatisation of Vizag Steel further intensified the stir on Sunday with hundreds of people, including steel plant workers, leaders and …
  • Andhra Pradesh: E-Permit at market yards mandatory August 23, 2021 4:36 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: So as to facilitate easy issuance of permission for transport of agriculture products, an e-permit system will be launched in Visakhapatnam soon. Though the system was launched in January last year, it could not be …
  • Vizag-based teacher excels in grooming students August 22, 2021 2:15 am Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  Teaching is not only his profession but also passion, which he follows with a devotion to bring about a change in students from rural areas. Konathala Phanibhushan Sridhar, who bagged the national best teacher award for …
  • New chairperson of Visakhapatnam Metro Region takes over August 19, 2021 2:38 pm The YSR Congress Party leader Akramani Vijaya Nirmala has taken charge as the new chairperson of Visakhapatnam Metropolitan Region Development Authority (VMRDA) at the office here on Thursday. She signed the appointment letter in the presence of Tourism …
  • Covid vaccine clinical trial centre in Vizag August 15, 2021 5:00 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The first vaccine clinical trial centre for Covid 19 set up under the Mission Covid Suraksha in both the Telugu States was inaugurated at the Adavivaram Rural Health Training Centre here on Saturday. Vizag was chosen …
  • Call to draw inspiration from Alluri August 9, 2021 6:32 am I am fortunate to visit the region where the leader, his followers fought against the British: Nirmala Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman paid tributes to revolutionary freedom fighter Alluri Sitarama Raju and his followers Gantam Dora and Mallu …
  • No Vizag, Vijayawada Metro Rail for now August 5, 2021 5:08 am KURNOOL: The ambitious Metro Rail projects may not see the light of the day in Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada, at least not in the foreseeable future. This setback comes in the backdrop of the state government’s failure to submit its revised proposals in …
  • Granular jaggery set to vie with sugar for shelf space August 2, 2021 3:03 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Compared to sugar, jaggery has more nutritional and medicinal values. But sugar has an advantage as it is in granular form, making it easy for packaging and convenient for use. Thanks to an innovative technology developed …
  • Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation undertakes survey to develop 793 slums July 12, 2021 4:09 am Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: To give a facelift to the city, which is all set to become the executive capital of the State, the Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) took up a flash survey on Sunday as a first step towards slum …
  • Low pressure triggers rainfall across coastal Andhra Pradesh July 11, 2021 8:50 am Several parts of the State are receiving light to heavy rainfall due to the formation of a low pressure over west-central and adjoining northwest Bay of Bengal off north Andhra Pradesh and south Odisha coasts on Sunday morning. According to India …
  • Anakapalle Flyover Accident July 7, 2021 9:56 am
  • Under-construction flyover beam collapses in Andhra Pradesh, 2 killed July 7, 2021 4:41 am An under-construction flyover's beam collapsed on a car at Anakapalle in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district on Tuesday, leading to the death of two people. Police identified the deceased as Satish Kumar and Susanth Mohanty, who were sitting in …
  • Anakapalle Flyover July 6, 2021 4:54 pm
  • Two occupants of car killed as flyover under construction collapses in Visakhapatnam July 6, 2021 3:42 pm By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Two people were killed and a couple of vehicles crushed when the concrete beams of a flyover under construction came crashing down at DIET college at the Anakapalle bypass road in Visakhapatnam district on Tuesday. …
  • Vizag reels under heavy downpour June 23, 2021 9:32 pm Visakhapatnam: The Port City received a heavy downpour on Wednesday under the influence of favourable weather conditions including active southwest monsoon. According to AP State Development Planning Society (APSDPS), Parawada received 103mm rainfall, …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • YSR Congress wins 86 MPTC seats in Vizag district September 19, 2021 9:59 am The ruling YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) bagged 86 of the 103 MPTC seats, declared till 1 p.m., in the counting for the Mandal Parishad Territorial Constituency (MPTC) and Zilla Parishad Territorial Constituency (ZPTC) elections on Sunday. The Telugu Desam …
  • TDP leaders stall traffic in Anakapalle September 18, 2021 6:31 am Telugu Desam Party(TDP) leader and former MLA Peela Govind Satyanarayana and former MLC Buddha Naga Jagadeesh alleged that the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP), which came to power on the promise of extending Minimum Support Price (MSP), has cheated the farmers. …
  • Solar energy being tapped to water fallow land in Agency September 10, 2021 6:19 am A large extent of land in Paderu region in Visakhapatnam Agency is being left fallow even though the area has healthy soil and receives high rainfall, with many people migrating to other places in search of work. As per the District Development Report 2019 …
  • Andhra BJP general secretary Lokula Gandhi passes away August 22, 2021 4:24 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   BJP state general secretary Lokula Gandhi passed away on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday. The party members said that Gandhi succumbed to dengue at KGH hospital in Visakhapatnam. Senior party leaders …
  • Demand for tribal university grows louder August 21, 2021 3:53 am Express News Service ADILABAD: Though it has been seven years since the Central government gave a green signal to establish a tribal university in Telangana, quality education is still a distant dream for the marginalised communities in the State. …
  • Covid vaccine clinical trial centre in Vizag August 15, 2021 5:00 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The first vaccine clinical trial centre for Covid 19 set up under the Mission Covid Suraksha in both the Telugu States was inaugurated at the Adavivaram Rural Health Training Centre here on Saturday. Vizag was chosen …
  • YSRC MPs seek pending Rs. 6,750 crore from centre July 28, 2021 6:55 am  Apart from seeking the pending Rs. 6,750 crore payment from the centre, the YSRC MPs wanted the unit cost of an Anganwadi centre enhanced to Rs. 20 lakh, permission for utilising MGNREGS funds for paying wages towards planting of stones during resurvey of …
  • Andhra Pradesh: High alert sounded in Agency ahead of Maoists’ bandh today July 1, 2021 7:11 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: A high alert was sounded in the agency villages of Visakhapatnam district ahead of the bandh call given by Maoists in the Andhra-Odisha Border area on July 1. The bandh call is in protest against the June 16 …
  • COVID-19 effect ebbs in Agency areas in Visakhapatnam June 21, 2021 1:50 am Visakhapatnam: The agency tracts in Visakhapatnam are slowly wriggling out of the clutches of Covid-19, which has claimed 53 lives in the second wave. Additional district medical and health officer Dr P. Leela Prasad said 1,500 samples were tested during …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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. …
  • 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 …
  • TDP leaders stall traffic in Anakapalle September 18, 2021 6:31 am Telugu Desam Party(TDP) leader and former MLA Peela Govind Satyanarayana and former MLC Buddha Naga Jagadeesh alleged that the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP), which came to power on the promise of extending Minimum Support Price (MSP), has cheated the farmers. …
  • ‘Houses will be provided to all eligible poor’ August 20, 2021 11:03 am Housing Minister Ch. Sri Ranganadha Raju has said that houses will be sanctioned to all eligible poor in the State under the ‘Navaratnalu – Pedalandariki illu’ scheme. The Minister inspected the housing works taken up in Y.S. Jagananna colonies in the …
  • Tribal citizens’ plea to Collector August 18, 2021 10:35 pm Tribal villagers of Neredubandha village in Gaduthuru panchayat, G. Madugula mandal, have sought the intervention of the District Collector for the issue of Aadhaar cards and birth certificates for their children. The tribal people, led by K. Govinda Rao, …
  • One of six slain Maoists tests COVID positive June 19, 2021 9:12 pm One of the six Maoists killed in an exchange of fire with Greyhounds personnel reportedly tested COVID-19 positive, here on Saturday. The bodies of the six Maoists reached Narsipatnam Area Hospital on Thursday night and the post-mortem was conducted on …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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: Left, Cong, TDP hold meeting ahead of Bharat Bandh September 22, 2021 3:01 pm Vijayawada: In a bid to make Bharat Bandh called by San successful, a meeting was held on Wednesday at Andhra Pradesh's Communist Party India (CPI) office by left parties, Congress, and Telugu Desam Party (TDP). During the meeting, Donepudi Sankar, CPI …
  • Indian Navy to hold sailing regattas and sail parade September 22, 2021 9:20 am New Delhi [India], September 22 (ANI): Indian Navy under the aegis of the Indian Naval Sailing Association (INSA) has planned to conduct sailing regattas and a sail parade by Sailing boats and dingies in all three Command Headquarters locations, informed …
  • CWI and PCB in talks about December tour - —Windies set to tour India in early 2022 September 22, 2021 6:09 am ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Cricket West Indies (CWI) chief executive officer Johnny Grave said he will be speaking with officials from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) about the West Indies tour of Pakistan in December. The tour came into sharp focus …
  • Despite Covid-19, AP achieved 19% export growth in 2 years: Jagan September 22, 2021 3:49 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In spite of overwhelming challenges like Covid-19 and related economic slowdown, Andhra Pradesh has achieved a growth rate of 19.43% in exports and climbed from ninth position in 2019-20 to fourth in 2020-21 in the …
  • State focusing on trade, exports boost, says CM Jagan September 21, 2021 9:45 pm Vijayawada: AP’s exports have grown by 19.43 per cent in two years. Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy stated this on Tuesday while launching a two-day 'Vanijya Utsav-2021' organised under Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. The event laid special focus on …
  • Pawan Kalyan’s party to step up agitation against Vizag Steel Plant privatisation September 21, 2021 8:10 pm The Jana Sena Party (JSP) has warned that it would soon get into action mode in the agitation against the disinvestment of the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant. Stating that the time is right for taking the next step in the agitation, JSP leader Nadendla Manohar …
  • Indian Navy to conduct sailing regattas September 21, 2021 1:31 pm As part of commemorative activities of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, Indian Navy, under the aegis of Indian Naval Sailing Association (INSA), will conduct sailing regattas.HYDERABAD: Yachting events will be conducted by the Indian Navy to popularise sailing …
  • Disha Bill gets Parliamentary Panel backing: DGP  September 21, 2021 5:47 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Director General of Police (DGP) D Gautam Sawang on Monday said the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Women Empowerment headed by Dr Heena Vijay Kumar Gavit, which visited Visakhapatnam on Saturday, extended its …
  • 8-year-old from Kurnool scripts history, becomes youngest to scale Mount Elbrus September 21, 2021 2:47 am By Express News Service KURNOOL/VISAKHAPATNAM: Gandham Bhuvan Jai has become the youngest to scale Mount Elbrus, the highest peak in Europe and one of the seven summits. Bhuvan, at the age of eight years and three months, along with two other …
  • Simhachalam temple gold appraised after 12 years September 20, 2021 8:29 pm VISAKHAPATNAM: After a long gap of 12 years, Simhachalam temple authorities have taken one-and-a-half months to complete appraisal of the gold the shrine possesses. Simhachalam executive officer (EO) M.V. Suryakala explained that a two-member team of …
  • 'Retrieve my son's body': Pilot's grieving father appeals to President September 20, 2021 5:44 pm (MENAFN- IANS) New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Forty-five days after his pilot son's helicopter crashed into a reservoir near Punjab's Pathankot, the grieving father reached out to President and Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces Ram Nath Kovind with …
  • Vi to expand network capacity in Telangana, AP September 20, 2021 4:54 pm Telecom operator Vi is planning a network expansion exercise to enhance its GIGAnet 4G capacity in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Circle. About 2,000 TDD sites are to be added and the capacity of the existing more than 900 TDD sites, across key cities in the …
  • This Visakhapatnam startup is tackling the menace of ghost nets in coastal Andhra Pradesh September 20, 2021 4:17 pm In the waters of Bay of Bengal off Visakhapatnam coast, a ‘ghostly’ menace is threatening the existence of several marine species, some critically endangered. Ghost net is fishing gear which are lost, voluntarily abandoned or dumped at sea by fishermen. …
  • Ather Energy opens its first experience centre in Goa, 17th in India: All details September 20, 2021 3:23 pm Ather Energy has recently inaugurated its new retail outlet – Ather Space, at Porvorim, Pilerne, Goa in association with Eveer Auto Pvt. The company’s Ather 450X and 450 Plus electric scooters will be available for test rides and purchase at the said Ather …
  • India, Indonesia carry out maritime drill in Sunda Strait September 20, 2021 2:38 pm The Indian and Indonesian navies on Monday began a two-day joint maritime exercise in Sunda Strait. Indian Naval Ships Shivalik and Kadmatt are participating in the third edition of ‘Samudra Shakti’ with the Indonesian Navy scheduled off the approaches to …
  • BCCI announces schedule for India's busy home season in 2021/22 September 20, 2021 2:10 pm (MENAFN- IANS) Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Jay Shah announced on Monday a busy 2021/22 home season for the Indian men's team, starting from November 17, just three days after the final of the men …
  • Delhi, this week: Wedding-themed movies, stills on pandemic life, experimental shoe store September 20, 2021 9:15 am After a whole year and more of attending art exhibitions virtually, there is good news for all art-lovers in the capital. Visakhapatnam-based artist V Ramesh’s solo exhibition starts on September 20. Titled ‘The Pandemic Still Lifes’, the exhibition of …
  • CPI urges YSRCP, TDP to support Bharat Bandh September 20, 2021 7:25 am Communist Party of India (CPI) State secretary K. Ramakrishna on Sunday exhorted the ruling YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) and the main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) to extend support to the ‘Bharat Bandh’ called by the farmers’ organisations on …
  • YSRC 'Jagan'naut rolls on in Andhra Pradesh, sweeps parishad polls September 20, 2021 3:37 am VIJAYAWADA: The ruling YSR Congress (YSRC) swept the mandal and zilla parishad elections, decimating the Opposition parties Telugu Desam, BJP, Jana Sena and Communists with a huge margin. According to the results announced till 9 pm on Sunday, the YSRC won …
  • BCCI’s apex council set to ratify 2021-22 home season September 19, 2021 8:27 pm India is set to host four Tests, three ODIs and a whopping 14 T20Is at home in the forthcoming 2021-22 season, including a rare home series in June next year. The programme for a power packed home season of international cricket is set to be ratified by …
  • YSR Congress sweeps Parishads polls in Andhra Pradesh September 19, 2021 4:54 pm By PTI AMARAVATI: The ruling YSR Congress made a clean sweep of the mandal and zilla parishads elections in Andhra Pradesh, routing the opposition Telugu Desam Party in almost all of the 13 districts. Till 7.30 PM on Sunday, the YSRC bagged 385 out of 515 …
  • Adani pact with Terminal Investment for post-bid alliance September 19, 2021 3:43 pm With its qualification possibly in doubt for the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust’s container terminal tender due to bid conditions, the Adani Group has struck an arrangement with Terminal Investment Ltd, a unit of Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A, the world’ …
  • Big battle brewing on JNPT container terminal privatisation tender September 19, 2021 2:51 pm A battle among top container terminal operators is brewing on the tender issued by Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) to privatise the facility run by the port authority in which Dubai’s D P World Ltd has much at stake while other contenders are equally …
  • YSR Congress tramples TDP in ZPTC and MPTC elections September 19, 2021 11:42 am VIJAYAWADA The YSR Congress Party (YSRCP)’s winning streak continued in the ZPTC elections as it crushed Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and the BJP-Jana Sena combine as per latest reports. The ruling party is poised for a landslide victory in the MPTC elections …
  • Twins a Godsend for beleaguered Andhra couple who lost two daughters in 2019 boat mishap September 19, 2021 10:37 am By PTI VISAKHAPATNAM: It can't get better. For a couple who lost their twin daughters in a boat mishap on September 15, 2019, luck smiled on them two years later as they were blessed with another pair of girls and exactly on the same day T Appala Raju …
  • Counting of votes for MPTCs and ZPTCs elections in Andhra Pradesh commenced September 19, 2021 8:11 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Counting of votes for the elections held for MPTCs and ZPTCs in Andhra Pradesh commenced at 8 am on Sunday across the state amid tight security. Staff engaged for the counting of votes were allowed into the counting …
  • AP Chambers forms executive committee for 2021-23 September 19, 2021 4:31 am The Andhra Pradesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry Federation constituted its new executive committee for 2021-23 in its annual general meeting held here on Saturday. The committee has P. Bhaskara Rao as the president- elect, Pydah Krishna Prasad …
  • Recoveries outnumber new Covid cases in Andhra September 19, 2021 3:18 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  After several days, recoveries were marginally higher than the number of new Covid-19 cases in Andhra Pradesh.  In the 24-hours ending 9 am on Saturday, out of 55,525 sample tests 1,174 returned positive, taking the …
  • Splendid sights of the world September 18, 2021 7:20 pm 1.      The locals call this gorge Bandar Kudni, for the Narmada river is so narrow here that monkeys could jump across. By what name is this much visited natural wonder known to the rest of India? 2.      Located in the Hunan Province in China, its actual …
  • A tale of new cities: The main challenge before govt's aim to develop eight new cities September 18, 2021 6:11 pm One hundred years ago, Mahatma Gandhi wrote that “India lives in her villages”. Since then, while the country’s population has started to move on (the urban population has doubled from 17% in 1951 to 35% now), the number of cities has not. Barring a few …
  • International Coastal Clean-up Day observed by Navy and Coast Guard September 18, 2021 1:46 pm The 36th International Coastal Clean-up Day was organised for the tenth year on the trot by the Eastern Naval Command (ENC), here on Saturday. On the occasion, the ENC undertook the drive at Yarada Beach, Bheemunipatnam Beach and other sea fronts that are …
  • Visakhapatnam students participate in the fit India freedom run 2.0 September 18, 2021 12:38 pm
  • Former Bengal spinner Murtaza Lodhgar dies aged 45 September 18, 2021 7:41 am Murtaza Lodhgar, the former Bengal left-arm spinner and Mizoram's Under-19 coach, died of cardiac arrest on Friday night in Visakhapatnam, Cricket Association Bengal (CAB) president Avishek Dalmiya has confirmed. Lodhgar, 45, was in the port city with …
  • East Coast Railway to train 2,500 Odisha youths under Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana  September 18, 2021 6:25 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) will impart skill development training to around 2,500 youths as part of Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana (RKVY), which was launched by Union Minister for Railways Ashwini Vaishnaw from New Delhi …
  • Higher Education Planning Board meeting in Visakhapatnam today September 18, 2021 4:23 am Education Minister A. Suresh will inaugurate the second meeting of the State Higher Education Planning Board (HEPB), jointly being organised by Andhra University, IIM-Visakhapatnam and IIPE-Visakhapatnam, on September 18 in Visakhapatnam. Director, IIT- …
  • Mizoram U-19 head coach Murtaza Lodhgar dies of heart attack in Vizag September 18, 2021 4:21 am Mizoram's Under-19 coach Murtaza Lodhgar died of cardiac arrest on Friday night in Visakhapatnam, Cricket Association Bengal (CAB) president Avishek Dalmiya has confirmed. Lodhgar, 45, was in the port city with the Mizoram colts, who were set to play …
  • Andhra CM Jagan moots development of tribal hamlets to end Maoist run September 18, 2021 3:06 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In a bid to negate the influence of left-wing extremists and at the same time to ensure comprehensive development of agency areas in the State, especially in Visakhapatnam, East and West Godavari districts, the …
  • AP to seek central aid for developing infrastructure in tribal areas September 18, 2021 1:24 am VIJAYAWADA: The state government has resolved to seek support from the Centre for building infrastructure facilities in tribal areas, particularly where left-wing extremism is prevalent. Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday held a high-level …
  • Andhra to seek Centre’s support to develop infra in tribal areas September 17, 2021 4:47 pm The Andhra Pradesh government has decided to seek Centre’s assistance for building infrastructure facilities in the tribal areas across the state. Apart from constructing roads and improving schools and hospitals under the Nadu-Nedu initiative, the state …
  • 14 more succumb to COVID-19 in Andhra pradesh September 17, 2021 7:15 am The State reported 14 COVID-19 deaths and 1,367 infections in the 24 hours ending Thursday morning, taking the cumulative toll to 14,044 and the tally to 20,34,786. The total recoveries increased to 20,06,034 as 1,248 patients recovered in the past one day …
  • Air Customs foils bid to smuggle live spiders from Poland September 17, 2021 1:27 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Chennai Air Customs foiled bids to smuggle 10 live exotic spiders and narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances (NDPS) in postal parcels at foreign post office. Working on a tip off, the officials intercepted a parcel …
  • Housing loans: AP approves one-time settlement scheme to benefit 46,61,737 people September 16, 2021 10:36 pm VIJAYAWADA: The AP Cabinet’s weekly meeting chaired by Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy has taken several important decisions on Thursday, including one under which the government will offer a one-time settlement for long-pending housing loans under the …
  • Crimes against children increase by five per cent in AP September 16, 2021 9:55 pm VISAKHAPATNAM: Crimes against children in Andhra Pradesh have increased by around five per cent in 2020, which saw 2,648 cases being registered, when compared to the previous year’s 2, 524 cases, according to data published by the National Crime Records …
  • Centre has no right to sell away PSUs: Brinda September 16, 2021 9:52 am CPI (M) Polit Bureau Member Brinda Karat has said that the BJP-led Central government has no right to sell the Public Sector Enterprises (PSEs). The Centre, which is supposed to protect the PSEs, is trying to privatise them. Ms. Karat met the workers of …
  • Herb nursery for Visakhapatnam at Biodiversity Park September 16, 2021 7:24 am If there is one lesson that the pandemic has taught everyone, it is the importance of building immunity and maintaining good health. As a result, people are increasingly moving to a lifestyle that includes native herbs in their diets. With an aim of …
  • Indian Maritime University creates skilled workforce in maritime industry which has huge employment opportunities: Vice Chancellor September 16, 2021 12:42 am Vice Chancellor of the Indian Maritime University Dr Malini V Shankar today said though the global economy was affected, 70 per cent students of the institute got good job opportunities in the last five years.  Speaking to the media in Chennai, she said as …
  • First private train cargo arrives in Nepal from India September 15, 2021 5:42 pm Two months after the revision of the Nepal-India Railway Service Agreement, a private sector cargo train arrived in Nepal from India on Wednesday for the first time. This was possible after the revision of the railway service agreement between Nepal and …
  • Dredging Corp opens ‘Soil Lab’ to assess quality of dredged material September 15, 2021 5:09 pm Mumbai-listed Dredging Corporation of India Ltd (DCI) has opened a modern ‘Soil Lab’ to help assess the quality of dredged material at project sites, the Visakhapatnam-based company said in a statement. The ‘Soil Lab’ is a step in the direction of Maritime …
  • BharatPe launches 'BharatPe Lagao, World Cup Jao' contest September 15, 2021 4:12 pm New Delhi [India], September 15 (ANI/NewsVoir): Keeping up with its endeavour to empower small merchants, BharatPe, India's leading fintech Company for merchants, has rolled out an innovative contest for its merchant partners called 'BharatPe …
  • Hyderabad based start-up to connect Kashmir to Kanyakumari September 15, 2021 1:43 pm New Delhi [India], September 15 (ANI/SRV Media): Mark8Smart E-Mobility Infra Private Limited, an EV infrastructure start-up based out of Hyderabad announced two flagship EV Charging projects under their brand SmartChargEV. Aimed at facilitating …
  • SpiceJet to start 38 new flights during September 15-25 September 15, 2021 1:09 pm will start 38 new domestic and international flights during September 15-25, the airline said on Wednesday. In a statement, SpiceJet said it has launched flights on the Delhi-Surat-Delhi, Bengaluru-Varanasi-Bengaluru, Mumbai-Jaipur-Mumbai, Mumbai- …
  • JEE Advanced 2021 revised registration schedule announced: Here’s how to apply September 15, 2021 7:11 am JEE Advanced 2021: The revised schedule for the  JEE Advanced 2021 application process has been announced. As per the latest notification, the registration process will commence from September 15 (evening) and will conclude on September 20, 5 pm. …
  • Maoist with Rs 20 lakh bounty and 75 cases arrested from Koraput September 15, 2021 5:59 am By Express News Service JEYPORE: A dreaded Maoist cadre, believed to be involved in a series of attacks on security forces in Odisha as well as Andhra Pradesh was arrested from a forest near Petaguda in Boipariguda here on Monday. He was booked in at least …
  • Central team studies rural job works, confirms record September 15, 2021 4:45 am VISAKHAPATNAM: A three-member central team from ministry of rural development visited interior villages of Vizianagaram district on Tuesday to verify claims that the district has created a national record in implementation of MGNREGS by providing maximum …
  • Andhra Pradesh tailor gets Rs 90,000 ‘electric shock’ September 15, 2021 2:42 am Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Four tube lights, one ceiling fan, a pedestal fan and an iron box, which he occasionally uses, are the electronic equipment tailor Kimudu Somnadh of Sileru has at his residence. Yet, APTRANSCO gave him the shock of his …
  • Telugu film industry seeks online ticket system, govt to take decision September 14, 2021 8:36 pm VIJAYAWADA: Minister for information and public relations Perni Venkatramaiah alias Nani stated on Tuesday that a final decision on the sale of cinema tickets via online would be taken after he held a meeting with representatives of the cinema industry. He …
  • Chess Olympiad: India to meet USA in first semi-final, Russia in the final September 14, 2021 1:21 pm Joint champions India will face the USA in the semifinals of the Fide Online Chess Olympiad on Tuesday from 9pm. In the other semis, Russia, who shared the title with India last year will clash with China. “Most of our players are professionals and are …
  • Goods train derails on Angul-Talcher road, rail services affected in Odisha September 14, 2021 8:35 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: A goods train derailed on a single line between Angul and Talcher Road under Dhenkanal-Sambalpur rail section in East Coast Railway (ECoR) early on Tuesday morning as heavy rains washed out a portion of the railway …
  • Andhra Pradesh crosses 3.5 crore mark in Covid vaccination September 14, 2021 5:46 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh on Monday, September 13, 2021, achieved two milestones in terms of Covid-19 vaccination. The State, by 7 pm on Monday, had administered 3.5 crore vaccine doses and also vaccinated more than one crore …
  • CM Jagan asks officials to start Vizag skill varsity works September 14, 2021 2:39 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Directing officials to commence the works of high-end skill development university in Visakhapatnam immediately, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said that the varsity and another skill university coming up in …
  • MP inaugurates news capsule of freedom fighters at AIR September 14, 2021 2:11 am The Visakhapatnam Regional News Unit (RNU) of All India Radio (AIR) is broadcasting stories and quiz on the lives of unsung heroes as part of Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav (AKAM) celebrations. Visakhapatnam MP M.V.V. Satyanarayana inaugurated programmes of Azadi …
  • Andhra High Court relief to Amaravati farmers September 13, 2021 8:10 pm (MENAFN - IANS) Amaravati, Sep 13 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Monday suspended a state government order to take over the plots allotted to farmers of Amaravati by the previous government. The previous Telugu Desam Party (TDP) government had …
  • Andhra CM for improving net connectivity to strengthen WFH in villages September 13, 2021 5:12 pm Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has said that synergy would be formed between skill development colleges and the work from home (WFH) concept, leading to better emploment opportunities with good salaries. At a department review meeting …
  • Taurus Investment Holdings plans to raise around $250 million for a fund to invest in India’s commercial and retail real estate September 13, 2021 11:48 am Taurus Investment Holdings plans to raise around $250 million for a fund to invest in India’s commercial and retail real estate market, a top executive at the Boston-headquartered company told ET. The firm plans to focus on top cities in South India and …
  • Covid recoveries cross 20 lakhs in Andhra Pradesh, 11 more die September 13, 2021 5:12 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   Covid-19 recoveries crossed 20 lakh as 1,226 more patients were declared virus-free in the State in 24 hours ending Sunday 9 am. Meanwhile, the cumulative cases reached 20.29 lakh with the addition of 1,190 infections …
  • NEET goes off smoothly in Andhra Pradesh amid Covid protocol September 13, 2021 5:11 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)-2021 for admission into MBBS, BDS and other undergraduate medical courses was held in 10 cities of Andhra Pradesh amid strict Covid protocols on Sunday, September 12, 2021 …
  • Dilapidated school buildings posing threat in Andhra Pradesh September 13, 2021 1:42 am VIJAYAWADA: A large number of dilapidated school buildings are posing threats to the safety of students and teachers across Andhra Pradesh. Parents, while praising the efforts of the state government towards modernization of government schools under the …
  • Refiners to get 4.3 mn barrels from strategic reserves by Dec September 12, 2021 7:18 pm The Indian Strategic Petroleum Reserves Ltd (ISPRL) plans to sell 2.17 million barrels each of crude oil to Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd (HPCL) and Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd (MRPL) by December, totalling 4.34 million barrels, two people …
  • Sameer Sharma is new Andhra Pradesh chief secy September 12, 2021 5:59 am VIJAYAWADA: IAS officer Sameer Sharma was appointed Chief Secretary in place of Aditya Nath Das, who supperannuates on September 30, ending the speculation on who would be the state’s top bureaucrat. Sharma, a 1985 batch officer, is special chief secretary …
  • 'Steel plant and social justice': Maha padayatra in Visakhapatnam today September 12, 2021 4:08 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The Visakha steel agitation will be getting further momentum as a maha padayatra and a roundtable on ‘steel plant and social justice’ will be held in the steel city on Sunday. CPM polit bureau member Brinda Karat will …
  • Simhachalam temple in Andhra Pradesh gets ISO certificate September 12, 2021 4:08 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Sri Varaha Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Devasthanam at Simhachalam has been awarded ISO 9001: 2015 certificate for maintaining high quality standards in running the temple. The certificate was received by Simhachalam …
  • COVID-19: Active cases in Andhra Pradesh cross 15,000 again September 11, 2021 1:10 am Image Source : PTI SPS Nellore and Prakasam districts had two fresh fatalities each while Visakhapatnam and West Godavari had one each in a day.    Active COVID-19 cases in Andhra Pradesh crossed the 15,000 mark once again as the state reported 1,608 fresh …
  • Sameer Sharma to succeed Aditya Nath Das as the Chief Secretary of AP September 10, 2021 8:04 pm Sameer Sharma, a 1985-batch IAS officer, has been appointed as the Chief Secretary of the government of Andhra Pradesh (GoAP) in the place of Aditya Nath Das, who is due to retire on September 30. A G.O. to that effect was issued by R. Mutyala Raju, …
  • JEE Main result delayed, Advanced 2021 registration postponed September 10, 2021 7:02 pm JEE Advanced 2021: The application process for the JEE Advanced 2021, which was scheduled to start on September 11, has been delayed as per the latest notification. “Due to delay in publication in JEE (Main) 2021 results, the already announced date of …
  • Solar energy being tapped to water fallow land in Agency September 10, 2021 6:19 am A large extent of land in Paderu region in Visakhapatnam Agency is being left fallow even though the area has healthy soil and receives high rainfall, with many people migrating to other places in search of work. As per the District Development Report 2019 …
  • Odisha Economic Offences Wing prays for remand of former Andhra MLA in chit fund scam September 10, 2021 5:53 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR:  The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Crime Branch on Thursday applied for three-day remand of former Visakhapatnam West MLA and chairman of Andhra Pradesh Education and Welfare Infrastructure Development Corporation, …
  • 14 succumb to COVID-19 in State September 10, 2021 5:39 am The State reported 14 COVID-19 deaths and 1,439 infections in the 24 hours ending Thursday morning. The cumulative toll and tally increased to 13,964 and 20,26,042 respectively. The number of active cases increased to 14,624 as 1,311 patients recovered in …
  • Andhra Pradesh sees dip in black fungus cases September 10, 2021 4:26 am VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh has seen a dip in daily cases of black fungus to less than 10 – against up to 60 in the past -- thanks to the early detection and intervention steps initiated by the state government. As per data available with the state health …
  • India High Purity Isobutylene Market Size Forecast to Reach $222.6 Million by 2026 September 9, 2021 8:22 pm (MENAFN - GetNews) Increased Usage of HPIB in Fuel and Lubricant Additives Driving the Growth of India High Purity Isobutylene Market India High Purity Isobutylene market size is forecast to reach $222.6 million by 2026, after growing at a CAGR of 8.4% …
  • Actor Sonu Sood backs Amaravati farmers September 9, 2021 6:57 pm Actor Sonu Sood on Thursday extended his support to farmers of Amaravati, who have been protesting for more than 600 days against the shifting of the state capital. Some farmers from Amaravati including women called on Sonu Sood at Gannavaram Airport when …
  • Visakhapatnam Rural tahsildar suspended for irregularities September 9, 2021 7:59 am Two days after the city police busted the alleged land scam at Madhurawada, Visakhapatnam Rural Tahsildar K. Narasimha Murthy has been suspended by the District Collector A Mallikarjuna on Wednesday night, for allegedly not following the procedures when …
  • Fluentgrid – Enabling Seamless Digital Transformation September 9, 2021 7:03 am Murali Krishna Gannamani, MD & CEO, Fluentgrid How has Fluentgrid contributed to the digital transformation of utilities and cities? Two decades back when we started our journey, Indian power utilities were dependent on external agencies to computerize …
  • EOW to seek Malla Vijay Prasad’s remand September 9, 2021 6:46 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Crime Branch will seek remand of former MLA and senior leader of YSR Congress Party Malla Vijay Prasad in connection with Wellfare Buildings and Estates Pvt Ltd chit fund scam in …
  • Andhra Pradesh governor receives Victory Flame at Raj Bhavan September 9, 2021 6:15 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan received the ‘Victory Flame’ of Swarnim Vijay Varsh, commemorating the 50th-anniversary celebrations of India’s victory in the 1971 war, at a function held in Raj Bhavan here on Wednesday …
  • Andhra Pradesh government all set to launch mobile app by Dasara to give tourism info September 9, 2021 3:07 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Tourism Minister Muttamsetti Srinivas Rao has said that the Tourism Department is bringing a dedicated mobile application (App) for the convenience of the public to provide information related to tourism destinations, …