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Vizag: Hawala racket operating from Kolkata busted; 9 booked

 Visakhapatnam police in Andhra Pradesh on Saturday claimed to have unearthed a major hawala racket operating from Kolkata that illegally funnelled out money to the tune of Rs 569 crore overseas.

Visakhapatnam: Wreath laying ceremony held for Kupwara braveheart Naik

A wreath laying ceremony was held with full honours at at INS Dega in Visakhapatnam as the nation paid tributes to Naik Venkataramana.

11 killed as bus plunges into canal in Andhra Pradesh

11 killed as bus plunges into canal in Andhra Pradesh

At least 11 persons were killed and 30 injured when a private bus fell off a bridge into a canal in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh early Tuesday, officials said.

Odisha blast toll rises to 8

The body of Odisha State Armed Police official Tulasiram Majhi, who went missing after the blast, was found on Thursday morning.
 

Telugu actor among 100 detained ahead of Visakhapatnam 'beach protest'

More than 100 people, including Telugu actor Sampoornesh Babu, were on Thursday detained by police here ahead of their proposed silent protest called for demanding special category status (SCS) to Andhra Pradesh.

Preventive arrests, restrictions in Visakhapatnam

Police on Thursday made preventive arrests and imposed restrictions here to foil protests to demand special category status to Andhra Pradesh.

I-T officer caught red-handed accepting bribe of Rs 30,000 in Visakhapatnam

Demonetisation might have made it difficult for people to arrange bribes in new currency but some babus are finding unique ways around the problem like by allowing bribes in instalments.

Floral tributes paid to martyrs on Navy Day

Floral tributes paid to martyrs on Navy Day

The Eastern Naval Command (ENC) observed the day by paying homage to service personnel who made the supreme sacrifice in various actions.

Virat Kohli seeks inspiration from MMA legend Conor McGregor — VIDEO

Virat Kohli seeks inspiration from MMA legend Conor McGregor — VIDEO

A day after leading India to a thumping 246-run win over England in the second Test match at Visakhapatnam, Kohli hailed McGregor as a legend in a Twitter post.

Michael Vaughan jokingly accuses Indian spinners of tampering ball against England

Michael Vaughan jokingly accuses Indian spinners of tampering ball against England

Vaughan also doubted England spinners' ability to get the best out of the pitch in Vizag.

Anxious England awaits Stuart Broad's fitness report, uncertainity of bowling in 2nd Test looms

Anxious England awaits Stuart Broad's fitness report, uncertainity of bowling in 2nd Test looms

Broad got Indian opener Lokesh Rahul for a duck in the second over of the match but struggled as the game progressed.

England prodigy Joe Root speaks of admiration for Virat Kohli, hopes to emulate Indian skipper's success

England prodigy Joe Root speaks of admiration for Virat Kohli, hopes to emulate Indian skipper's success

While some former cricketers and pundits go in favour of the ever-consistent Kohli, some prefer to pick the English prodigy.

Situation assessment and lunch break chat key to Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli's dominant knocks

Situation assessment and lunch break chat key to Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli's dominant knocks

The key to building a partnership is understanding the situation and not the batting partner at the other end, Pujara said.

India vs England, 2nd Test: Dark clouds loom on Gautam Gambhir's Test career as KL Rahul comes under spotlight

India vs England, 2nd Test: Dark clouds loom on Gautam Gambhir's Test career as KL Rahul comes under spotlight

Kohli's word seemed to have spread as Gambhir had a quiet net session and was seen in the company of Hardik Pandya.

Lying in a hospital bed, recuperating Rohit Sharma says 'can't wait to be back'

Lying in a hospital bed, recuperating Rohit Sharma says 'can't wait to be back'

Injuries have upset Rohit’s Test career in the past too.

India vs England: James Anderson's comeback is good news, says England skipper Alastair Cook

India vs England: James Anderson's comeback is good news, says England skipper Alastair Cook

He grabbed 12 wickets in four Tests in England's previous tour when they bounced back after losing the opening Test and defeated India 2-1.

Cyclone to hit Bangladesh; coastal, North East states to get heavy

A cyclonic storm that is forecast to hit Bangladesh is likely to cause "heavy to heavy rainfall" in northeastern states, West Bengal, Odisha and Andhra Pradesh in next 2-3 days, the weather office said today.

Maoist bandh in Andhra Pradesh has minimal impact

The day-long bandh called by the outlawed CPI (Maoist), to protest the recent encounter in the Andhra-Odisha border zone that left at least 24 ultras dead, had little impact in Andhra Pradesh today.