Other Stories

Global convention centre will come up on beachfront: Naidu

Chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Monday announced that an international standard convention complex would come up at the APIIC grounds, near the…

11 Oct 2016

No ambulance, tribal woman gives birth at roadside shop

A tribal woman, a mother of three girls, delivered a male child at a roadside shop with the help of Asha workers on Sunday morning after her family members’…

11 Oct 2016

Bengali Association celebrating Dasara festival at Town Hall near the Fishing Harbour in Visakhapatnam on Monday. |EPS
Bengalis, Odiyas in city celebrate Mahanavami with reverence

Festive fervour prevailed on the ‘Maharnavami’ as the diverse communities in the city celebrated the last day of Navratri with piety and pomp…

11 Oct 2016

Devotees stand in a queue for darshan during Dasara festival at the entrance of Indrakeeladri hill ghat road in Vijayawada on Sunday. | EPS
Vijayawada decked up for Vijayadasami

Highway stretch from Bhavanipuram to Krishnalanka turns into a temporary shelter for devotees from across state.

11 Oct 2016

Food stall organisers arguing with Krishna collector Babu A at IGMC stadium in Vijayawada on Sunday. | EPS
CM intervenes, food court to continue at municipal stadium

Night Food Court, the popular eatery for the denizens of Vijayawada, will continue to operate near IGMC Stadium.

11 Oct 2016

Though no Muslims in village, Hindus embrace Islamic tradition with pride

Folklore has it that 17 Muslims families from the village, a century ago, started the celebrations for 12 days every year, beginning from the third day after amavasya.

11 Oct 2016

Wakf's order on land claim set aside by HC

In a setback to the Telangana State Wakf Board, the Hyderabad High Court has set aside a notification issued by the erstwhile Andhra Pradesh State Wakf…

11 Oct 2016

More Central funds sought for Polavaram

All India Congress Committee (AICC) general secretary and party Andhra Pradesh  affairs incharge Rama Chandra Khuntia has demanded allocation of…

11 Oct 2016

Regional food testing lab opened

To make the laboratory testing process for the food industry in the city hassle-free and less time taking, National Collateral Management Services Limited…

11 Oct 2016

Heli-tourism project hit by bad weather conditions

The launch slated for Vijaya Dasami postponed for at least 15 days

11 Oct 2016

Amaravati City Is Located On The Banks Of The River Krishna In Guntur District Of Andhra Pradesh. | AP
NGT clarifies order on Amaravathi's construction in Andhra Pradesh

There is no stay on construction activity for the proposed capital of Andhra Pradesh, 'Amaravathi', on the banks of river Krishna, the National…

10 Oct 2016

Austerity clouds over Andhra as sagging finances belie Naidu tall talk

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has very high ambitions, but his exchequer is almost empty. He wants Amaravati to emerge as a world-class…

10 Oct 2016

Passengers board a special train in a teeming Vizag railway station on Sunday. |EPS
200 special buses and 20 trains just not enough to ferry homeward-bound

Enticed by long weekend accompanied by Dasara and Muharram, scores pack bags to go home.

10 Oct 2016

Passenger jostle with each other to get on board a train at Visakhapatnam railway station on Sunday | Express
Rail, bus stations teeming with crowd ahead of long weekend

With the weekend followed by holidays for Dasara and Muharram, heavy rush was witnessed at the Vizag railway and bus stations on Sunday. With serpentine…

10 Oct 2016

Computer science students designing robots at a workshop on ‘Robotics and Embeded Systems in Andhra University on Sunday. | EPS
Master-slave robot design catches students’ fancy 

The master-slave robots that got as many as 102 students to the Robotics workshop, can cook and do household chores.

10 Oct 2016

Lord Venkateswara temple in Tirumala on Sunday. |EPS
Record 3 lakh heads tonsured during festive season in Tirumala

A record three lakh heads has been tonsured by 1,500 barbers including 277 women barbers during the ongoing annual Srivari Brahmotsavams in Tirumala from…

10 Oct 2016

Illustration: Amit Bandre
Vijayawada struggles against heady cocktail of drugs flooding market and want of de-addiction centres

On an average, 15 to 20 cases that a psychiatrist looks into out of around 100 a day are those pertaining to drug addicts.

10 Oct 2016

Foundation stone laid for Rs 100 crore Filmnagar Cultural Centre in Visakhapatnam

IN what could give a boost to the film industry of Andhra Pradesh, foundation stone was laid for a Filmnagar Cultural Centre atop Thotalakonda here on…

10 Oct 2016

Alert sounded as Krishna gushes with rising inflow

Inflows into the Krishna increased on Sunday following rains in the river’s catchment area, necessitating release of water from the Pulichintala…

10 Oct 2016

Two die in wall collapse

Two persons died and one child was injured in a wall collapse at the sector-2 of MVP Colony on Sunday. The deceased have been identified as Chintala Eswara…

10 Oct 2016

Policeman dies, son injured as lorry hits bike  

A 45-year-old armed reserve constable of Visakhapatnam Rural Police died on the spot and his son suffered injuries in a road accident on Sunday when lorry…

10 Oct 2016