Harish Gilai

New-age Girishams on prowl, target widows, divorcees

Watch out for modern day characters like Girisham, a wily and manipulative character in the iconic play ‘Kanyasulkam’, targeting widows and divorcees.

02 Mar 2022

Police failed to assess Maoist threat despite prior information?

According to police sources, infiltration of Maoists from Chhattisgarh and Odisha into AOB has been going on since Ramgarh encounter.

28 Sep 2018

Maoist attack: Police release pictures of three suspected killers

They also suspect that information about the visit of the TDP leaders was ‘leaked’ to Maoists and the attack was pre-planned.

25 Sep 2018

B.Tech grads deliver food for daily bread

Unable to find jobs that match their qualifications, several engineers are signing up as delivery persons at popular online food delivery platforms in the city, taking home around `900 a day.

25 Aug 2018

Now, seek nod online for Ganesh pandals

As part of its initiatives to ensure hassle-free Ganesh Puja celebrations, the city Police Department will assign Quick Response (QR) codes to Ganesh pandals in the city. 

23 Aug 2018

Shoot and upload traffic violations to win motorbikes in Visakhapatnam

Informing the Visakhapatnam Police about traffic rule violations will soon win you motorcycles and other exciting gift hampers.

11 Aug 2018

No medicare, no roads; ailing tribals in Vizag Agency turn to faith healers for cure

A senior official of the ITDA said that they are using two-wheeler ambulances to ferry patients to hospitals and laying roads under various schemes of State and Central governments.

06 Aug 2018

Anna canteens face boozers menace in Visakhapatnam

Several Anna canteens in Vizag have been facing the issue of boozers herein, as men in inebriated condition are creating disturbance leading to heated arguments over there.

15 Jul 2018

Andhra Pradesh tipplers guzzle down Rs 518-cr booze this summer

Visakhapatnam topped liquor sales in the state for three consecutive months -- March, April, May, registering a sale of Rs 518 crore, followed by East Godavari district at Rs 493.93 crore. 

17 Jun 2018

Andhra Pradesh: Etikoppaka toy-makers face bleak future 

The 400-year-old Etikoppaka toy-making art is on the decline. 

10 Jun 2018

Etikoppaka toys, a 400-year old craft faces extinction, thanks to lack of government support in Andhra Pradesh

The 400-year-old Etikoppaka toy-making art is on the decline. With no support from government for decades, Etikoppaka villagers, who are  masters in carving out magnificent wooden

10 Jun 2018

Dachepalli minor’s rape mirrors rising attacks on girls, women in Andhra Pradesh

According to the National Crime Records Bureau, about 16,000 cases of crime against women are registered in Andhra Pradesh every year.

06 May 2018

Visakhapatnam's function halls sitting atop powder keg

In case the building is less than 10 metres high, a water tank on the terrace, booster pump, manually operated call point (MOCP), water drums, sand etc. are required.

01 May 2018

70 years after independence, colony in Andhra Pradesh gets power supply

Despite political pressure, the families in Indira Nagar refused to leave the colony, braving several cyclones in the process.

15 Apr 2018

Police lay trap to tame IPL punters in Andhra Pradesh

Vizag reports transactions of I1 L; some of the organisers conduct bettings through messenger apps

05 Apr 2018

World’s first variant of Boeing’s Dreamliner 787 arrives in Singapore

The 787-10 arrived at Changi airport in Singapore from Boeing’s production facility in North Charleston South Carolina.

29 Mar 2018

Scenic Visakhapatnam, Araku coffee floor foreign delegates

Apart from the major pacts they have signed with the Andhra Pradesh government during the three-day CII Partnership Summit that concluded on Monday.

27 Feb 2018

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

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