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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Run-outs dent SL Women`s chance to wrap up T20I series

Four run outs dented Sri Lanka Women`s chances of clinching the three-match series, as they lost the second Twenty20 International against India by nine runs, here on Sunday.

Three of a family run over by train in Vizianagaram

A man and his two sons were on Sunday killed after being run over by a train while they were crossing tracks in Andhra Pradesh`s Vizianagaram district.

Andhra train tragedy: Seven victims identified; CM expresses shock

Seven of the eight Bokaro Express passengers who were run over by another train near Vizianagaram in Andhra Pradesh Saturday night have been identified, police said.

Rumour triggers train tragedy in Andhra Pradesh; 10 killed

Ten persons were run over by a train in Andhra Pradesh on Saturday after they pulled a chain and got down from another train following rumours of a fire.

Telangana: Vizianagaram peaceful; curfew relaxed for 14 hrs

In view of peaceful situation in the trouble-hit Vizianagaram town, authorities on Sunday relaxed curfew for 14 hours for the convenience of people.

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.