Vizag

Take cue from Telangana, join hands for Vizag Steel Plant: Andhra minister to parties

Minister for Tourism Muttamsetti Srinivasa Rao said all parties should sink their differences and join the agitation to protect the steel plant.

published on : 13th September 2021

Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation invites bids for Rushikonda phase-II

The State government wants to explore the full tourism potential of Rushikonda, which has been accorded blue flag certification by the Foundation of Environment Education of Denmark.

published on : 9th September 2021

Patients in Vizag's King George Hospital heave a sigh of relief after 3 days of water shortage

Water supply was disrupted as a 40-year-old pipeline got damaged. Despite the best efforts of the KGH administration, water supply could not be restored, forcing them to arrange water tankers.

published on : 5th September 2021

10-km long human chain formed to protest against Visakhapatnam Steel Plant privatisation

Anakapalle MP B Satyavati said that all MPs from the State will strive for the protection of the steel plant. She said they will collect signatures of 100 MPs against the privatisation.

published on : 29th August 2021

Mild tremors felt in Vizag, other parts of AP after 5.1 magnitude quake in Bay of Bengal

The National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) said it was a rare occurrence in the east coast, particularly Andhra Pradesh.

published on : 24th August 2021

Crimes against women: 985 cases filed in Andhra so far; Vizag, East Godavari top list 

In compliance with the Disha Bill, investigation teams have finished the process in a record time and have successfully awarded convictions in 148 cases. 

published on : 19th August 2021

Tata Steel rumour around Vizag steel plant acquisition is Centre’s diversionary tactics: Panel 

President of the recognised union of the steel plant J Ayodhya Ram said they were holding an emergency meeting on Thursday to decide the future course of action.

published on : 19th August 2021

Tata Steel evinces interest in acquiring Vizag plant

Tata Steel CEO’s statement that the company is interested in acquiring RINL, drew sharp criticism from the Visakha Ukku Parirakshana Porata Committee, which is spearheading the agitation.

published on : 18th August 2021

Advisers on RINL sale will not be allowed inside plant, says Vizag steel workers' panel

Despite the inclement weather, the steel plant workers started gathering even before 8 am and joined the porata committee leaders who staged a sit-in.

published on : 18th August 2021

New taxiway to augment Vizag airport’s operational capacity 

The developments, made at a cost of Rs 30.12 crore, will cater to industries, commercial and defence requirements.

published on : 17th August 2021

Vizagite proves age no barrier for pursuing education

After almost two decades and having two children since her graduation, 44-year-old Prerana Baid came out with flying colours in MBA and a certificate course offered by IIM-Visakhapatnam.

published on : 8th August 2021

Ukku leaders meet national leaders in Delhi seeking support

Visakha Ukku Parirakshana Porata Committee leaders are in New Delhi to mobilise support of the national parties and leaders.

published on : 5th August 2021

National Green Tribunal panel to probe laterite mining in Visakhapatnam

Kondru Maridiyya of Vizag had filed a petition in the NGT alleging that mining activity was being carried out over 121 hectares of forest land located in unsurveyed hill poramboke at Bhamidikaloodi.

published on : 31st July 2021

RINL supplies 2,000 MT of steel for Andhra government housing scheme

The Andhra Pradesh government had placed the order for the “Navaratnalu Pedalandariki Illu” housing project. The consignment was handed over to the officials at Denduluru. 

published on : 24th July 2021

Chandrababu Naidu wants CM Jagan to lead Visakhapatnam Steel Plant struggle

TDP supremo N Chandrababu Naidu also assured that the party's elected representatives would readily resign from their posts to show support to the steel plant workers.

published on : 24th July 2021
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