Kakinada

KMC elects Sunkara Siva Prasanna as new Mayor

In 2019, after the YSRCP won the assembly election, the YSRC corporators and TDP rebels submitted a no-confidence motion against Sunkara Pavani to the district Collector.

published on : 26th October 2021

State eyes 2 times cargo handling in 5 years 

The port construction will be done by a Joint Venture formed by Navayuga Engineering Co Ltd and Aurobindo Realty and Infrastructure Pvt Ltd in two phases.

published on : 4th October 2021

Black fungus patients, kin demand adequate medicines, stage protest in Kakinada

Kakinada Government General Hospital staff blamed increased footfall of patients for the black fungus medicine unavailability, as the district collector assured adequate supply of required medicines.

published on : 9th September 2021

183 Kakinada GGH staff get no wages for a year

Though 183 contract staff are still working in the GGH, they are not being paid monthly salaries.

published on : 6th September 2021

Fishermen from Andhra's Kakinada protest hike in fuel prices

It may be noted that the State government provides Rs 9 as subsidy on one litre of diesel to the fishermen.   

published on : 29th August 2021

Andhra CM Jagan Mohan Reddy to present YSR Awards on August 13

The YSR awardees are selected in the categories of agriculture, fine arts, culture, literature and Covid frontline warriors. 

published on : 11th August 2021

Andhra Pradesh: State delegation to meet union minister Dharmendra Pradhan for Kakinada SEZ

During his recent visit to New Delhi, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy called on Dharmendra Pradhan and discussed the Kakinada Petro Complex.

published on : 16th June 2021

Actions speak louder than words for Kakinada businessman

Most of the time, he is busy with his food export business. However, when someone in need approaches him for help, he never turns them away and makes it a point to help them in one way or another. 

published on : 13th June 2021

Reconsider move to privatise VSP, Jagan tells Centre

The Chief Minister explained to the Union Minister what the VSP means for people of Andhra Pradesh.

published on : 12th June 2021

18-month-old girl infected with black fungus admitted to Kakinada GGH

According to sources, the girl’s parents contracted Covid-19 15 days ago and underwent home quarantine.

published on : 29th May 2021

80 more oxygen beds arranged in Kakinada GGH

Meanwhile, the State government appointed trainee collector GSS Praveen Chand as a special observer to monitor the Covid-19  cases in the GGH. 

published on : 11th May 2021

Increase beds in Kakinada GGH to meet surge in Covid cases in EG: Collector

The Collector and the Joint Collector, along with medical officers, visited Covid wards and enquired about medical facilities at the hospital. 

published on : 9th May 2021

Kakinada GGH is jam packed with influx of Covid patients

Two patients accommodated on single bed, some forced to adjust on floor  

published on : 8th May 2021

Anganwadi ayah brands three-year-old boy with hot spatula in Andhra Pradesh's Kakinada

The incident came to light on Friday when the boy’s parents took up the matter with the Anganwadi centre staff after his lips got swollen.

published on : 3rd April 2021