Vizianagaram

Swachh Bharat mission: PM Modi lauds villages for becoming free of open defecation

Swachh Bharat mission: PM Modi lauds villages for becoming free of open defecation

In the 33rd edition of his monthly radio programme 'Mann ki Baat', the Prime Minister heaped praises on the two villages for taking initiatives to make themselves free of open defecation, setting an example for others under the 'Swachh Bharat' movement.

Jun 26, 2017, 09:31 AM IST

Death toll in Hirakhand Express train derailment climbs to 36; PM Modi saddened by tragedy

At least 36 people were killed and over 50 were believed to be injured after Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express derailed in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh. Rescue and relief operations are underway. Here are all the LIVE updates:-

Jan 22, 2017, 20:35 PM IST

Ranji Trophy: Andhra gain three points in a tame draw with Baroda

KS Bharat (144), Ricky Bhui (116) and AG Pradeep (100) scored a century each as Andhra took the first innings lead over Baroda and gained three points in their Group B Ranji Trophy cricket match here on Sunday.

Oct 18, 2015, 18:47 PM IST

Ranji Trophy: Kedar Devdhar's 97 takes Baroda to 234/7 against Andhra Pradesh on Day 1

Baroda opener Kedar Devdhar hit a patient 97 to help the visitors post 234 for seven at stumps on Day 1 of the Group B Ranji Trophy cricket encounter against Andhra Pradesh.

Oct 15, 2015, 22:19 PM IST

Ranji Trophy: Andhra get three points from drawn match against Gujarat

Andhra collected three points on the back of their first innings lead as their Ranji Trophy Group B cricket match against Gujarat ended in a draw here on Sunday.

Oct 11, 2015, 21:15 PM IST

Ranji Trophy: Andhra take 113-run lead over Gujarat

Andhra batsmen fired in unison to help the hosts take a 113-run first innings lead over Gujarat on the third day of their Group B Ranji Trophy match here on Saturday.

Oct 10, 2015, 20:21 PM IST

Heatwave: Toll crosses 1,700 mark in Andhra Pradesh

The death toll due to sweltering heatwave sweeping Andhra Pradesh rose to 1,719 today with 42 more persons losing their lives yesterday, officials said.

Jun 01, 2015, 22:46 PM IST

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.

May 28, 2015, 23:03 PM IST

Three of family drown in river in AP

Three members of a family, including two minor boys, drowned in river Suvarnamukhi in the district, police said Thursday.

May 14, 2015, 13:14 PM IST

Andhra CM urges banks to adopt Cyclone Hudhud-affected villages

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu asked banks on Friday to adopt a village each in Cyclone Hudhud-hit north coastal districts of the state and rebuild them.

Nov 08, 2014, 01:03 AM IST
Power, water supply improve; relief work on brisk pace in Andhra Pradesh

Power, water supply improve; relief work on brisk pace in Andhra Pradesh

Relief work in Andhra Pradesh's cyclone-hit districts continued at a brisk pace amid expectations that essential services would be restored in a major way by Saturday evening, six days after Hudhud struck the coastal belt resulting in loss of 38 lives and large-scale destruction.

Oct 17, 2014, 14:35 PM IST

Cyclone Hudhud: Efforts on to draw power from Odisha, says AP official

Efforts are being made to draw power from neighbouring Odisha as part of measures to restore power supply in districts of Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram and Srikakulam in Andhra Pradesh which were hit by cyclone Hudhud, a senior official said here on Thursday.

Oct 17, 2014, 00:42 AM IST

Andhra Pradesh representative meets Rajnath Singh for expediting relief release

Andhra Pradesh Special Representative Kambhampati Rama Mohan Rao on Thursday called on Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, seeking to expedite the release of Rs 1000 crore cyclone relief announced by the PM.

Oct 16, 2014, 23:52 PM IST
Cyclone Hudhud: Partial restoration of services in Visakhapatnam, but some areas still in dark

Cyclone Hudhud: Partial restoration of services in Visakhapatnam, but some areas still in dark

Three days after Cyclone Hudhud struck the city, Visakhapatnam was on Wednesday limping back to normalcy.

Oct 15, 2014, 09:37 AM IST

Hudhud fallout: AP utilities battle odds to start power supply

Andhra Pradesh power utilities are putting efforts to restore power supply which was disrupted due to the devastation caused by cyclonic storm Hudhud in Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram and Srikakulam districts.

Oct 13, 2014, 22:30 PM IST

Hudhud fallout: AP utilities battle odds to start power supply

Andhra Pradesh power utilities are putting efforts to restore power supply which was disrupted due to the devastation caused by cyclonic storm Hudhud in Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram and Srikakulam districts.

Oct 13, 2014, 20:45 PM IST

Cyclone Hudhud: Helpline Numbers

Wall collapse and uprooting of trees triggered by 'Hudhud' and heavy rains on Sunday claimed three lives in Visakhapatnam and Srikakakulam districts that bore the brunt of the cyclone.

Oct 12, 2014, 19:19 PM IST

Dummy stun-grenade on plane, probe on; Minister contradicts Air India

Rebuffing Air India's attempts at cover-up, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Saturday disclosed that a dummy stun-grenade was found on board an Air India jumbo plane when it landed at Jeddah in the wee hours.

Oct 04, 2014, 21:43 PM IST

Minor girl gang-raped in Andhra Pradesh's Vizianagaram

A 17-year-old student was allegedly gang-raped by five youths in Gajapathinagaram mandal of the district, police said on Sunday.

Sep 29, 2014, 00:46 AM IST

Sand mafia tries to kill revenue inspector in Vizianagaram

The driver of a tractor carrying illegally mined sand tried to kill Pusapatirega revenue inspector B Muralikrishna after he tried to stop the vehicle near Konayyapalem under Pusapatirega police station limits on Monday.

Sep 01, 2014, 23:11 PM IST