At least 875 kg of dry ganja seized in AP; 3 held

Police on Monday seized 875 kilograms of dry ganja valued at Rs 43 lakh from the agency area here and arrested three smugglers transporting the contraband in a van.

Man killed, 13 children hurt as school bus overturns in AP

A pedestrian was killed and 13 students sustained injuries when their school bus overturned at a village in the district Monday, police said.

Indigenously-built ASW Corvette INS Kamorta inducted into Indian Navy

India`s first indigenously-built stealth Anti-Submarine Warfare Corvette `INS Kamorta` was on Saturday inducted into the Indian Navy.

AP govt keen on developing film industry in Vizag

The Andhra Pradesh government plans to develop the port city of Visakhapatnam as a hub for film industry-related activity.

Naval Selection Board inaugurated in Visakhapatnam

Chief of Staff, Eastern Naval Command Vice Admiral Bimal Verma today inaugurated a Naval Selection Board (NSB) for the induction of trainees into the officer cadre of the Indian Navy.

Sailor dies on-board `INS Kalinga` under suspicious state

A 25-year-old sailor died on vessel `INS Kalinga` with Navy on Monday claiming that the death was caused by a bullet injury sustained while handling firearms even as police suspected it to be a case of suicide.

Fire onboard Naval warship INS Savitri, no casualties

A "minor" fire broke out in one of the living compartments of warship `INS Savitri` in the Naval dockyard here but there were no casualties.

Six workers injured in chemical factory blast in AP

Six workers were injured when the pipes near a compressor blasted at a private pharma chemical company near Parawada here on Saturday, police said.

Panel on new AP capital submits preliminary report to Naidu

The expert committee formed by the Centre to study various alternatives regarding the new capital for Andhra Pradesh submitted its preliminary report to Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu here on Saturday.

Vizag to be developed as model city: Andhra minister

Andhra Pradesh Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao on Wednesday said the state government will take necessary steps to develop Visakhapatnam as a model city.

AP Cabinet to meet in Vizag on June 12

The first meeting of the new Council of Ministers of Andhra Pradesh will be held at 10.30 AM on June 12 on Andhra University campus in port city of Visakhapatnam.

Cops crack infant abduction case from King George Hospital

Police on Thursday rescued a male infant who was kidnapped last week from King George Hospital, and handed him over to his mother after arresting five persons in this connection.

Two arrested for gang-raping mentally ill beggar; 1 absconding

A 35-year-old mentally disabled woman was allegedly gang-raped by three youngsters near Jalaripeta area in Visakhapatnam.

Visakhapatnam to witness contest between YSR Congress, BJP

All eyes are on the port city Visakhapatnam since YS Vijayamma, who is YSR Congress honorary president as well as widow of the late Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy, is seeking election to the Lok Sabha from this constituency.

Modi accuses Congress of not taking AP people into confidence over Telangana

BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi alleged here that Congress pressed ahead with the division of Andhra Pradesh without taking people into confidence.

Purandeswari fails to get BJP ticket from Visakhapatnam

Former union minister D Purandeswari, who quit Congress over the Telangana issue and joined BJP, has been denied a ticket from Visakhapatnam Lok Sabha seat which she represented.

Andhra CPM urges working class to support it

Andhra Pradesh CPI(M) on Sunday appealed to the working class to extend its support to the party candidates in the elections.

Vizag incident `industrial, not related to Navy`: DRDO

DRDO, inquiring into the March 8 accident at Visakhapatnam, in which one civilian worker was killed and two injured, on Monday said "it was not related to the Navy but an industrial accident."

Mishap at under-construction submarine won`t affect project: Defence Ministry

A day after a civilian worker was killed in an accident at the under-construction nuclear submarine at Visakhapatnam, the Defence Ministry said that the incident was not connected with any nuclear-related activity.

Mishap at nuclear submarine site in Visakhapatnam; one worker killed

In yet another accident involving Indian Navy vessel, 1 worker was killed and 2 injured at site of under-construction nuclear submarine INS Arihant at Eastern Naval Command in Visakhapatnam.