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Priya Uppalapati narrates a story while children enjoy during a storytelling session organised at JustBooks in Visakhapatnam on Saturday, on the eve of the World Book Day |  Express
Children have fun time at storytelling sessions

In an attempt to inculcate reading habits in the children and elders as well, the libraries in the city organised free story telling sessions on Saturday, the eve of the World Book Day.

6 hours ago

420 kg ganja seized, two held

Around 420 kg of dry ganja was seized and two inter-state ganja smugglers were arrested by the officials of prohibition and excise department here on Saturday.

6 hours ago

Hanging wire pose a threat to the residents of Bangaramma Metta in Visakhapatnam on Saturday. (
Civic issues haunt Bangaramma Metta

Open drainage system in Bangaramma Metta near Dabagardens remains a long-pending problem and residents say repeated pleas to the civic officials have yielded no result thus far.

6 hours ago

The VMC office in Vijayawada | Express
VMC offer: Pay your tax early, get five percent rebate

Residents can pay the taxes through the VMC official website www.ourvmc.org

6 hours ago

Vijayawada Divisional Railway Manager R Dhananjayulu (centre) interacts with passengers during his inspection at Vijayawada railway station on Saturday | Express
Officials told to make Vijayawada rail station Divyang-friendly

During the inspection, the DRM directed the civil engineering officials to come up with innovative ideas for building special path for the differently abled passengers on the station premises.

6 hours ago

Four information commissioners solved 25K cases

With the Supreme Court vacating the stay on appointment of four state information commissioners, calling it illegal, the fact that they disposed off 25,320 cases in their four years was lost.

6 hours ago

Naval doctor from Vizag tests positive for Swine flu

Another 40-year-old doctor of the INHS was detected with the symptoms last month, and health officials suspect that the 29-year-old doctor might have contracted the infection from the hospital.

13 hours ago

All set for panchayat secretary exam

District revenue officer Chandrasekhar Reddy on Friday asked the monitoring officers to conduct the Group-III panchayat secretary exam in a hassle-free manner at a meeting held at the collectorate on

22 Apr 2017

K Dhanunjaya Reddy takes charge as Srikakulam collector on Friday | Express
Improving district GDP tops agenda, says collector

K Dhanunjaya Reddy took charge as the collector of Srikakumal district on Friday from P Lakshmi Narasimham who has been posted as special commissioner of prohibition and excise (P&E).

22 Apr 2017

Congress district leaders exchange blows

Sources said that heated arguments took place between MLC Komatireddy Rajagopal Reddy and Gudur Narayan Reddy during the Nalgonda district meeting.

22 Apr 2017

Global Summer Fellowship to help improve Andhra Pradesh education

The team will visit State-run universities and study the conditions there and suggest measures to improve standards, hone skills, initiate entrepreneurship abilities and enhance research outputs.

22 Apr 2017

Governor of Chelyabinsk Region, Boris Dubrovskiy, being felicitated by HRD minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao during a meeting in Visakhapatnam on Friday | Express
Russian companies keen on investing in state: Minister

Reiterating the government resolve for ensuring opportunities for foreign investment in the state, HRD minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao has urged the Russian delegates to come up with more investment proposals.

22 Apr 2017

70 years of Indo-Russian ties celebrated at RINL

A team led by Boris Dubrovsky, Governor of the Chelyabinsk Region of Russian Federation, on arrival in the city on Friday, visited the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant. Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited P Madhusudan welcomed the delegation.

22 Apr 2017

SP J Brahma Reddy producing the accused before the media in Srikakulam on Friday | Express
Six arrested on charges of three murders

Puspahalatha whose body was found in a gunny bag was killed by her paramour after she pestered him to get married, says SP 

22 Apr 2017

APSRTC’s Corona buses parked at PNBS in Vijayawada on Friday | Express
Transport minister launches 114 Corona AC buses of RTC

Transport Minister K Achannaidu  inaugurated APSRTC’s Corona buses at Pandit Nehru Bus station here on Friday.

22 Apr 2017

Students keen on joining new degree courses in city

Just a week after the announcement of Intermediate results, students in the city are busy visiting degree colleges and enquiring about new courses. Most of them are showing interest in financial services, banking, travel and tourism, among others.

22 Apr 2017

Noise levels alarmingly high in Vijayawada  

Visakhapatnam noisiest city in State, followed by Tirupati and Vijayawada; average noise levels on the rise since 2013  

22 Apr 2017

Chittoor mishap: Electrocution as cause of death ruled out

After running over people, the lorry uprooted an electric pole, ran over seven vehicles and rammed through shops.

22 Apr 2017

In the dock: Jagan Reddy
Verdict on April 28 on CBI plea for cancellation of bail

Arguments concluded in the Special CBI Court here on Friday on a petition filed by the CBI seeking cancellation of bail granted to YSR Congress president Jagan Mohan Reddy who was accused number one i

22 Apr 2017

12 feared dead in road mishap in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh

A police officer from Chittoor said as per the preliminary information, at least 20 persons were run over by the wayward truck.

21 Apr 2017

N Chandrababu Naidu . (Photo | Sayantan Ghosh)
Andhra Pradesh police arrest Hyderabad man for social media posts against CM Chandrababu Naidu, minister-son Lokesh

E Ravikiran reportedly ran a Facebook page named ‘Political Punch’ and shared a few negative political commentaries against the father-son duo.

21 Apr 2017

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