Second flood warning issued in Andhra Pradesh, people in low-lying areas rescued

With water rising to an alarming level at the Dowleswaram barrage in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, the second warning flag was hoisted in the area, a senior irrigation officials said here Tuesday.

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.

Rs 30 cr spl assistance programme for tribals in East Godavari

A Rs 30-crore special assistance programme for?tribals in East Godavari district has been planned for 2014-15, Collector Neetu Prasad has said.

Blind students` caning: AP Govt sends teachers to pvt school

The Andhra Pradesh Government has deputed its teachers in a private school for visually impaired children, where three boys were allegedly beaten up by the school principal in East Godavari district of that state.

Newborn found dumped in drain in Andhra Pradesh

The body of a new born baby was found dumped in a sewer in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, police said.

Gas pipeline blast toll mounts to 21, says district collector

The death toll in the recent Gas Authority of India Ltd (GAIL) pipeline blast at Nagaram village in East Godavari district touched 21, after one more person succumbed to his injuries in hospital, it was officially announced here on Wednesday.

Chiranjeevi visits Nagaram village to meet GAIL blast victims

Actor-turned-Congress politician and former union minister K Chiranjeevi on Sunday visited Nagaram village in East Godavari district where a gas pipeline had exploded, killing 19 people and injuring 18 others.

GAIL pipeline fire: CPI demands probe into possibility of `sabotage`

CPI on Friday demanded that Union government should constitute a high-level technical expert committee to probe into the gas pipeline fire at Nagaram village in East Godavari district.

Series of incidents spark fear in coastal Andhra

Friday`s blast and fire in a GAIL pipeline that claimed 14 lives have caused concern among people in coastal Andhra who are demanding proper safety measures by oil and gas companies.

ONGC shuts some wells in East Godavari post GAIL pipeline fire

State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) has shut some wells on two onland gas fields in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh following a fire in a pipeline that carried the gas to consumers.

Oil Ministry orders inquiry into GAIL pipeline fire

Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has ordered a high-level inquiry into the GAIL pipeline fire in Andhra Pradesh that killed at least 15 persons.

Andhra govt orders probe into GAIL pipeline mishap

The Andhra Pradesh government Friday ordered an inquiry into the GAIL gas pipeline blast at Nagaram village in East Godavari district, in which 14 persons were killed.

PM condoles loss of lives in GAIL pipeline fire

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday condoled the loss of lives in the GAIL pipeline fire in Andhra Pradesh and announced an ex-gratia relief of Rs 2 lakh from the Prime Minister`s Relief Fund for the next of the kin of those killed.

Heatwave: Schools closed in East Godavari

Educational institutions in East Godavari district were closed following severe heatwave conditions, a senior official said.

Minor girl, newly married woman gang-raped in AP

A 12-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a youth while a newly married woman was allegedly gang raped by two persons in separate incidents in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh.

Seven of family killed in road mishap in AP

Seven members of a family were today killed and four others seriously injured when an autorickshaw collided with a van in East Godavari district.

Unaccounted cash worth Rs 5.39 cr seized in East Godavari

Election officials have so far seized unaccounted cash worth Rs 5.39 crore and two-kg silver in East Godavari district since the model code came into force for May 7 poll in Seemandhra region.

10 held for sexually assaulting minor girl in East Godavari

Ten persons have been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor girl in the East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, police said.

Cyclone Helen causes heavy damage in Yanam region, 1 killed

One fishermen was killed and extensive damage was caused in Yanam region, an enclave of this union territory in East Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh, by the cyclonic storm Helen.

Decomposed bodies of three students found in AP

Three decomposed bodies of college students were found in an irrigation canal at Mirthipadu village in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh.