East Godavari district suffered Rs 507cr loss in 'Hudhud'

The East Godavari district suffered losses to the tune of Rs 507 crore in the cyclone 'Hudhud' which hit coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh last month.

Cyclone Hudhud loss in East Godavari district pegged at Rs 268 cr

Cyclone 'Hudhud' has caused loss to the tune of Rs 267.98 crore in East Godavari district, an official said ion Saturday.

Andhra Pradesh explosion: CM Chandrababu Naidu hikes ex-gratia to Rs 3 lakh

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday raised ex-gratia to Rs 3 lakh from Rs 2 lakh for next of the kin of 17 persons killed in an explosion-cum-blaze at a firecracker manufacturing unit in East Godavari district.

Andhra Pradesh firecrackers unit blast: Death toll climbs to 17
Andhra Pradesh firecrackers unit blast: Death toll climbs to 17

The death toll in fire at a cracker factory in Andhra Pradesh rose to 17, after six more persons succumbed to burns at a hospital in Kakinada town on Tuesday.

Andhra CM announces Rs 2 lakh ex gratia for explosion victims

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has announced ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh to the kin of 11 persons killed in an explosion at a fire cracker manufacturing unit in East Godavari district today.

Andhra CM announces Rs 2 lakh ex gratia for explosion victims

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has announced ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh to the kin of 11 persons killed in an explosion at a fire cracker manufacturing unit in East Godavari district today.

Food material rushed to cyclone victims from East Godavari

Nearly one lakh food packets per day transported by helicopter have been sent to East Godavari district, even as the administration is trying to sent food material and machinery to restore badly affected Visakhapatnam.

Second flood warning issued in Andhra Pradesh, people in low-lying areas rescued

With water rising to an alarming level at the Dowleswaram barrage in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, the second warning flag was hoisted in the area, a senior irrigation officials said here Tuesday.

Many Andhra villages marooned as Godavari floods; relief work on

Several villages under Devipatnam mandal of East Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh remained marooned as river Godavari was in spate on Monday even as a second warning has been issued at Sir Arthur Cotton Barrage at Dowaleswaram.

Rs 30 cr spl assistance programme for tribals in East Godavari

A Rs 30-crore special assistance programme for?tribals in East Godavari district has been planned for 2014-15, Collector Neetu Prasad has said.

Blind students` caning: AP Govt sends teachers to pvt school

The Andhra Pradesh Government has deputed its teachers in a private school for visually impaired children, where three boys were allegedly beaten up by the school principal in East Godavari district of that state.

Newborn found dumped in drain in Andhra Pradesh

The body of a new born baby was found dumped in a sewer in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, police said.

Gas pipeline blast toll mounts to 21, says district collector

The death toll in the recent Gas Authority of India Ltd (GAIL) pipeline blast at Nagaram village in East Godavari district touched 21, after one more person succumbed to his injuries in hospital, it was officially announced here on Wednesday.

Chiranjeevi visits Nagaram village to meet GAIL blast victims

Actor-turned-Congress politician and former union minister K Chiranjeevi on Sunday visited Nagaram village in East Godavari district where a gas pipeline had exploded, killing 19 people and injuring 18 others.

GAIL pipeline fire: CPI demands probe into possibility of `sabotage`

CPI on Friday demanded that Union government should constitute a high-level technical expert committee to probe into the gas pipeline fire at Nagaram village in East Godavari district.

Series of incidents spark fear in coastal Andhra

Friday`s blast and fire in a GAIL pipeline that claimed 14 lives have caused concern among people in coastal Andhra who are demanding proper safety measures by oil and gas companies.

ONGC shuts some wells in East Godavari post GAIL pipeline fire

State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) has shut some wells on two onland gas fields in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh following a fire in a pipeline that carried the gas to consumers.

Oil Ministry orders inquiry into GAIL pipeline fire

Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has ordered a high-level inquiry into the GAIL pipeline fire in Andhra Pradesh that killed at least 15 persons.

Andhra govt orders probe into GAIL pipeline mishap

The Andhra Pradesh government Friday ordered an inquiry into the GAIL gas pipeline blast at Nagaram village in East Godavari district, in which 14 persons were killed.

PM condoles loss of lives in GAIL pipeline fire

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday condoled the loss of lives in the GAIL pipeline fire in Andhra Pradesh and announced an ex-gratia relief of Rs 2 lakh from the Prime Minister`s Relief Fund for the next of the kin of those killed.