Harish Gilai

Cybercrime lab in Visakhapatnam to be a reality by March-end

The long-pending proposals for setting up a cyber crime police station and a cyber forensic laboratory in Visakhapatnam appear to be a reality soon.

19 Feb 2018

150 Maoists from Chhattisgarh entered Andhra-Odisha Border two weeks ago

As the fresh recruitment of the locals to the Maoist cadre is on a decline, the red rebels are trying to gain strength by inducting the Chhattisgarh cadre along the AOB.

14 Feb 2018

Private hostels in Vizag sitting on a powder keg

The preliminary probe into the incident revealed that the hostel was running sans the mandatory NOC from the Fire Department.

12 Feb 2018

Food safety goes for a toss as adulteration gangs thrive in Visakhapatnam

A series of raids conducted by Food Safety and Vigilance officials at godowns and small-scale food processing units has brought to light the trend of adulterated, inferior quality food items, edible o

17 Jan 2018

Andhra Pradesh stands fourth in sexual harassment cases; 463 minor victims in 994 rape cases reported last year

 In a dubious distinction, Andhra Pradesh stands fourth in the country in the sexual harassment cases, according to the data released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB)

01 Dec 2017

Thotlakonda Buddhist heritage site in Andhra Pradesh becomes boozers’ paradise

The hilltop heritage site abutting the Rushikonda beach, where the Hinayana Buddhism thrived around 2,000 years ago, now has empty liquor bottles.

29 Nov 2017

Thotlakonda Buddhist heritage site becomes boozers’ paradise

With no adequate security, youngsters have made hilltop venue for late night booze parties

29 Nov 2017

AgriGold depositor dies after 2.5 hours in queue

A 58-year-old man who had deposited in AgriGold died of cardiac arrest while standing in queue for the ongoing bond verification programme on the premises of Bheemili Police St

26 Nov 2017

Suspension of trains to Araku takes a huge toll on cabbies

The closure of the damaged railway line to Araku for repairs ahead of the tourist season is taking a toll on the business of the local cabbies and auto drivers at Araku, Ananthagiri.

13 Nov 2017

Safety of destitute women goes for toss in Visakhapatnam

While Monday’s rape of mentally-disabled woman hit the headlines, the exploitation of underprivileged in the city is common and often goes unreported.

25 Oct 2017

Safety of destitutes goes for a toss in Vizag

The port city has reported several attacks on destitute women, apart from rapes and murders this year

25 Oct 2017

Woman raped on footpath in Vizag was starving for days

The rape of a woman on a footpath in broad daylight and full public view at the New Railway Colony area here has sent shockwaves through the country.

24 Oct 2017

Minors team up with ganja mafia for school fees

Nestled in the dense forests 50 km away from the Paderu mandal headquarters are several tribal hamlets. 

21 Sep 2017

40 2-wheeler riders die in a month

On an average,  40 two-wheeler riders die every month in accidents in Andhra Pradesh for not wearing helmets and at least 28 lives are being lost every month because of non-wearing

15 Sep 2017

Smugglers cheat customers with fake opium for easy money in Andhra Pradesh

They prepare hash oil and add a few ingredients to make the contraband look like opium and are shifting to various areas in AP and neighbouring states.

11 Sep 2017