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Jana Sena Party Chief Pawan Kalyan (File|PTI)
Rohith Vemula's protest was within 'democratic means': Pawan Kalyan

Tollywood actor and Jana Sena party chief Pawan Kalyan lashes out at BJP on Twitter.

16 Dec 2016

Janasena party chief Pawan Kalyan. | EPS
Pawan Kalyan's tweet storm hits Modi Sarkar over crucial issues

Pawan took some time off his busy shooting schedule to post a series of tweets on  issues that had given a headache to the Modi Sarkar.

16 Dec 2016

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11 member gang busted, nine idols worth Rs 1 crore seized

 A 11-member gang was busted at Purushothapatnam village in Chilakaluripet mandal on Thursday and nine panchaloha idols worth `1 crore were seized from it.  

16 Dec 2016

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‘Harassed’ by lecturers, Inter girl hangs herself; student unions protest

An Intermediate girl Mukkera Jyothika (17) allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself at her house at Tangellamudi in the city on Thursday unable to bear the ‘harassment’ of lecturers.

16 Dec 2016

Andhra, TS bank staff in nexus with Shekar Reddy

Sand miner bribes bank officials and middlemen to transport wads of new currency notes from the two Telugu states to Tamil Nadu

16 Dec 2016

Dance fest to be a feast for the eyes 

A two-day Amaravati Nrityotsav, a festival of traditional Indian dances, would be held at the Ghantasala Government Music and Dance College in the city from December 16.

16 Dec 2016

Time’s up! VMC won’t accept banned notes now

 The Vijayawada Municipal Corporation’s (VMC) decision to accept scrapped `500 notes for collecting water tax until December 15, has helped the civic body rake in `27.36 lakh.

16 Dec 2016

Most banks not allowing withdrawals over Rs 2,000

The cash crunch situation in the banks of the city continues to affect the aam aadmi 40 days after the decision to demonetize high currency notes was made.

16 Dec 2016

City Square finds its way back onto  govt’s agenda

Cabinet to identify new developer; no word on Chinese firm which submitted the design

16 Dec 2016

Thanks to demonetisation, people turn to debit/credit cards to pay for basic necessities, in Vijayawada on Thursday | express
Veggies sell like hot cakes online and at mega marts

 Thanks to cash shortage, online grocery stores and supermarkets in the city have registered a four-fold increase in sales post demonetisation for the simple reason that they have the most sought-after swiping machines.

16 Dec 2016

Vadde flays Gangaraju for poor state of Gandhi Hill

Former MP Vadde Sobhanadreeswara Rao has locked horns with Narasapuram BJP Parliamentarian Gokaraju Gangaraju for not fulfilling the commitment he had made while taking on lease the three acre land on MG Road where there used to be Canal Guest House meant for stay of visiting Chief Ministers and the Prime Minister.  

16 Dec 2016

JAC gears up for protest  on Sunday
 

As the appointed day of December 18 nears, Kapu leaders are getting their act together to begin afresh agitation for Backward Class status for the community.

16 Dec 2016

The car of sarpanch D Koteswara Rao, which was set ablaze by unidentified miscreants at Nidamanuru village in Vijayawada Rural mandal in the early hours of Thursday I  Express
Sarpanch’s car set on fire, YSRC blames TDP

Incident happens a day after he quit TDP, YSRCP activists stage protest demanding action against arsonists  

16 Dec 2016

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Vizag student Anudeep drowns in lake in Australia

A 24-year-old B Tech graduate from Vizag who went for higher studies to Australia drowned in a lake at Melbourne on Wednesday.

15 Dec 2016

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ACB sleuths raid DM&HO’s properties in Vizag, Kurnool 

The ACB officials, on the directions of Vijayawada Range Central Investigating Unit DSP Prasad Rao, raided an apartment belonging to Swarajyalakshmi.

15 Dec 2016

Tech snag hits power generation at Simhadri 

Power generation was disrupted at the NTPC Simhadri Super Thermal Power Plant at Parawada in the city after one of its four 500 MW units developed a technical snag on Wednesday.

15 Dec 2016

New app developed to help keep Vizag clean 

With a sharp focus on solid waste management, the GVMC is preparing itself for the upcoming ‘Swacch Survey’.

15 Dec 2016

Six students hurt as boiler goes off at science expo in Vizag

Six students were injured when a model of a power plant steam boiler went off at the science exhibition organised as a part of the ongoing workshop.

15 Dec 2016

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Elderly man dies waiting in bank queue in Guntur

A 75-year-old retired employee of a social welfare hostel in Macherla of Guntur district died on Wednesday, a day after he collapsed while standing in a queue to withdraw cash at a bank.

15 Dec 2016

Personnel from Eastern Fleet welcoming RFN Ship Admiral Tributs upon arrival in Visakhapatnam on Wednesday | express photo

India-Russia begin maritime exercise in Bay of Bengal
 

India and Russia began the ninth edition of their bilateral naval exercise, Indra Navy, in the Bay of Bengal on Wednesday.

15 Dec 2016

Swipe machines come in handy for RTC to overcome acute cash crunch

The APSRTC East Godavari Region has introduced 35 PoS machines in nine bus depots to overcome acute shortage of currency notes.

15 Dec 2016