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RTC Pallevelugu buses of Andhra Pradesh's Guntur Region to get GPS

The new initiative is aimed at augmenting revenue by winning the trust of people 

23 Jan 2017

Hirakhand Express tragedy reeks of foul play, NIA probe likely

While investigators are looking into the possible role of Pakistan’s spy agency ISI in the Kanpur train derailment last year, the Railways suspects sabotage in the Hirakhand derailment too.

23 Jan 2017

Rescue operation at Kuneru railway station in Vizianagaram of Andhra Pradesh, where Hirakhand Express derailed, on Sunday | Express
Survivors recount horror of derailed Hirakhand Express as government mulls NIA probe

Having a gala time at her cousin’s wedding in Rayagada in Odisha, Geetanjali Bhanja, along with her three daughters was returning to her hometown.

23 Jan 2017

Mangled remains of Hirakhand Express at Kuneru railway station in Vizianagaram on Sunday | r v k rao
Hirakhand Express derailment: Death comes calling for a family on its way to meet God 

There was a big thud and the S9 bogie in which the trio was travelling was tossed into the air, and while Tejaswini survived, her parents did no.

23 Jan 2017

Police personnel conducting rescue operation at Kuneru railway station in Vizianagaram on Sunday| R V K Rao
Railway authorities suspect sabotage in Hirakhand Express derailment

While investigators are looking into any possible role of Pakistan spy agency ISI, Indian Railways is suspecting sabotage in Hirakhand Express derailment.

23 Jan 2017

Chiranjeevi - PTI Photo.
What do Andhra people need — Development, special status, entertainment?

The new year seems to have given political leaders a new sense of purpose too.

23 Jan 2017

Software engineer’s body retrieved from Eluru canal

The body of a software engineer who allegedly committed suicide by jumping into Krishna canal near Prakasam Barrage was retrieved from Eluru canal.

23 Jan 2017

Shale gas exploration will sound a death knell for KG basin: Experts

Speakers at a meeting organised by the CPI in Bhimavaram expressed concern over exploration of shale gas in Krishna-Godavari basin.

23 Jan 2017

Mangled Hirakhand Express after derailment at Kuneru railway station in Vizianagzram district on Sunday in which 39 were killed | (RVK Rao | EPS)
Sense of foul play as 39 die in Hirakhand Express accident

At least 39 people were killed and more than 80 injured after the Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express derailed near Kuneru railway station in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh late on Saturd

23 Jan 2017

Policeman dies of cardiac arrest while practising for Guinness World record

The deceased Lanke Umamaheswara Rao was working as head constable in the Special Police Force unit at Vijayawada.

22 Jan 2017

Vamsadhara oustees protest at the work site in LN Peta mandal in Srikakulam district on January 22. (Photo | EPS)
High drama as Vamsadhara oustees vent out anger in Andhra Pradesh

The oustees expressed their anger over the non-payment of compensation and delay in implementation of the relief package.

22 Jan 2017

The doctors at KGH took X-ray and conducted other tests on the injured to ascertain the grievous injuries of the patients.
Hospitals in Visakhapatnam continue to treat those wounded in the Hirakhand Express derailment

The injured were airlifted by the Naval helicopters to Visakhapatnam from the accident spot after their condition turned critical.

22 Jan 2017

Hirakhand Express derailment site at Kuneru Vizianagaram, Andhra Pradesh. | ANI
List of deceased in Hirakhand Express derailment

The impact was severe in compartments S8 and S9 of the train which fell on a goods train passing by on the parallel track.

22 Jan 2017

Hirakhand Express derailed at Andhra. (RVK Rao | Express Photo Service)
Hirakhand Express derailment update: Toll climbs to 39

A majority of the victims are from Odisha as eight coaches including two AC coaches of the Jagadalpur-Bhubaneswar train fell on a goods train near Kuneru in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh.

22 Jan 2017

Rocks painted with animals ahead of the CII partnership Summit, in Visakhapatnam on Saturday | RVK Rao
Andhra targets to sign MoUs worth Rs 8 lakh cr in CII Partnership Summit

Minister Srinivasa Rao also said that soon a task force team would be constituted by the State government, which would check the progress of the signed MoUs.

22 Jan 2017

Naval Operations Demonstration on Krishna from February 1

For the first time, denizens of Vijayawada are going to witness the spectacular Naval Operations Demonstration (Navy Op Demo) by the Eastern Naval Command (ENC) in Krishna river at Punnami Ghat, Bhava

22 Jan 2017

Andhra government expenditure on healthcare very poor: Ex-chief secretary

Chaya Ratan insisted on precise health budget allocations for public use rather than corporate beneficiaries. She demanded the Centre to allocate 4 per cent of the GDP to the health budget.

22 Jan 2017

Tainted doctor sent to judicial custody in Vijayawada  

ACB officials have made it clear that tainted doctors wouldn’t be spared under  Prevention of Corruption Act.

22 Jan 2017

P Madhusudan, CMD, RINL receiving the ‘CA Business Leader Award’ at Chennai
RINL CMD Madhusudan receives business leader award

RINL CMD P Madhusudan was bestowed with “CA Business Leader” award for his outstanding contribution to business in terms of wealth creation, and innovation in business practices.

22 Jan 2017

Students submitting passport applications at a programme at GITAM University in Vizag on Saturday | Express
Vizag passport office launches student connect programme at GITAM

To ease the passport application process for the university students, the Regional Passport Office in Vizag launched a student connect programme at GITAM University here on Saturday.

22 Jan 2017

Subsidy for roof-top solar power plants: APEPDCL

Consumers can avail of subsidy benefits for installation of roof-top solar plants for their homes,” said MM Nayak, chairman and managing director of APEPDCL.

22 Jan 2017