Cyclone: East Godavari admin to meet on Thursday to check preparedness

A special meeting of the East Godavari district officials will be held at Kakinada on Thursday to take stock of preparedness for cyclonic storm 'Hudhud' which is expected to hit Andhra Pradesh coast by October 12.

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.

Fire breaks out in residential building in Mumbai`s Andheri

A fire has broken out in a residential building Godavari in Mumbai`s Andheri area.

GAIL pipeline fire: Toll goes up to 19, three still critical

With two more persons succumbing to their burn injuries on Sunday, the toll in Friday`s deadly fire-blast, apparently caused by leakage from a GAIL gas pipeline here, rose to 19 even as the condition of at least three others remains critical, police said.

Police personnel injured after their vehicle hits a lorry

Ten police personnel were injured after their vehicle hit a lorry at Pangidi in West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, the police said here Monday.

Three decomposed bodies of college students found in canal in AP

Three decomposed bodies of teenaged students were found in an irrigation canal in Mirthipadu village at Seethnagaram mandal of East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh on Sunday.

AP power utilities gear up to tackle cyclone `Phailin`

Power utilities in Andhra Pradesh under the Eastern Power Distribution Company Ltd have geared up to meet any emergency arising out of cyclone `Phailin` hitting the coastal districts of Srikakulam, West Godavari, East Godavari, Vizianagaram and Visakhapatnam.

East Godavari authorities gear up for cyclone

East Godavari district authorities tonight asked the officials of revenue, irrigation, agriculture and other departments to take all the precautionary measures in view of the cyclone threat.

Three killed, three injured in AP road mishap

Three persons were today killed and as many injured when their autorickshaw collided with a stationary lorry in Andhra Pradesh`s West Godavari district, police said.

Odisha opposes visit of central experts team on Polavaram

Seeking re-imposition of ban on construction work of Polavaram project on Godavari in Andhra Pradesh, Odisha government opposed visit of 3-member central experts` team to discuss project.

Five students drowned in Godavari

Five students drowned in the Godavari river near village Chinthiryal on Sunday, police said.

SC declines AP govt`s plea against Babhali barrage

Supreme Court on Thursday declined the plea of Andhra Pradesh government against the construction of Babhali barrage by Maharashtra in Nanded district for utilising the water of Godavari river.

Thackeray`s ashes to be immersed in Godavari on Friday

The urn containing ashes of Shiv Sena chief late Bal Thackeray was brought here and will be kept at the party office for `darshan` till tomorrow, official sources said on Wednesday.

Lakhs take holy-dip in river Godavari

Lakhs of people took a holy-dip in river Godavari here and the pilgrimage town of Trimbakeshwar on the occasion of `maha

Thousands take holy dip in Godavari on Mahashivrathri

Mahashivrathri was celebrated with religious fervour and traditional gaiety with thousands of devotees taking a holy dip in the Godavari

ONGC gas pipeline bursts in east Godavari

A pipeline supplying gas of the Oil and National Gas Corporation (ONGC) bursted on Tuesday night here causing panic among locals, police said.

TDP strike in Andhra evokes partial response

The TDP shutdown affected normal life in parts of Andhra Pradesh Monday.

Heavy rains at Rajahmundry; Godavari river level rises

The water level of Godavari river has risen following heavy rains in the East
Godavari district.

Final search begins to locate survivors of AP boat tragedy

Authorities on Sunday launched a final search operation to locate survivors and those missing, if any, after 11 pilgrims met a watery grave when an overcrowded boat capsized in Godavari river in West Godavari district.