Heat wave: Death toll crosses 1300 mark in Andhra Pradesh

The death toll due to searing heatwave sweeping Andhra Pradesh has crossed the 1300 mark on Thursday and has claimed 314 more lives in the last 24 hours, officials said.

Heatwave kills 223 in AP, Telangana, Chandrababu Naidu announces compensation; Delhi records hottest day​
Heatwave kills 223 in AP, Telangana, Chandrababu Naidu announces compensation; Delhi records hottest day​

As Andhra Pradesh continues to reel under heatwave, Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday announced a compensation of Rs 1 lakh each to the kin of those who have died of sun-stroke.

Heatwave leaves 153 dead in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh
Heatwave leaves 153 dead in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh

Heat wave in several parts of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh has claimed 153 lives so far even as people continued to reel under intense heat wave conditions, officials said on Saturday.

Maoists kill two more tribals in Andhra Pradesh

Maoists have gunned down two more tribals in Andhra Pradesh on the suspicion that they were acting as police informers, police said on Monday.

East Godavari dist to be developed as tourism hub: AP CM Naidu

 Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday said the East Godavari district in the state will be developed as a 'tourism hub' due to the abundance of resources in the region.

Fed of lonely life, couple commits suicide

 Apparently fed up of their lonely life and prolonged illness, a couple allegedly committed suicide by hanging themselves from the ceiling at their residence in East Godavari district, police said on Wednesday.

Polling for teachers' constituencies held in AP, Telangana

Polling was completed peacefully in two graduates' constituencies in Telangana Legislative Council and as many teachers' constituencies in Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council on Sunday.

17 girls hospitalised for suspected food poisoning

At least 17 girls lodged at a government-run SC/ST hostel here in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh have been hospitalised for suspected food poisoning after eating contaminated food, police said on Wednesday.

Chandrababu Naidu expresses concern over road accidents in AP

 Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday expressed dismay over the death of over 10 people in different road accidents in East Godavari, Krishna, Srikakulam and other districts in the state.

52-year-old man booked for molesting minor girls

Four tribal girl students of a municipality school at Amlapuram in East Godavari district were allegedly molested by a 52-year-old man for over six months, police said on Monday.

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.