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  • Andhra: Toll in cracker manufacturing unit explosion climbs to 17 23 hours 34 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: The toll in the explosion at a fire cracker manufacturing unit at Vakatippa village in East Godavari district on Tuesday rose to 17 with six more persons succumbing to burns at a local hospital, police said. The toll in the explosion has now climbed to 17 from 11, after six...
  • Andhra Pradesh: 8 killed in blast at firecracker manufacturing unit Yesterday

    Visakhapatnam: Eight people were killed and several others injured in an explosion at a firecracker manufacturing unit in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district. The incident happened at the Vakatippa village on Monday afternoon. The injured have been shifted to hospital. According to the police, there were 18 workers working in the unit...
  • Cyclone death toll 43 in Andhra Pradesh; CM Naidu leaves for Hyderabad 2 days ago

    Hyderabad/Visakhapatnam: The death toll on account of the cyclone 'Hudhud' stood at 43 in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday, with Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu assuring that power supply would be back in the affected coastal districts by October 25. The number of those killed in rain-related incidents due to the...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Power supply in cyclone-hit districts will be back by October 25, says CM Naidu 2 days ago

    Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday said power supply in the cyclone-hit Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram and Srikakulam districts of coastal Andhra Pradesh will be restored by October 25. Naidu said that power supply would be restored upto 90 per cent in Visakhapatnam by October 23, in all...
  • Death toll rises to 50 in cyclone-hit AP; 3 still missing 3 days ago

    Visakhapatnam: Death toll in the severe cyclonic storm 'Hudhud' that battered coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh has mounted to 50 as the government on Saturday renewed appeal for public donation and voluntary service to speed up the massive rebuilding exercise in affected areas. Twelve more deaths have been reported since Friday....
  • More places will be connected to Vizag airport, says Civil Aviation Minister 3 days ago

    New Delhi: A day after flight operations resumed from the cyclone-affected Vishakhapatnam airport, Union Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Saturday said that the coastal city in Andhra Pradesh would be connected with more places. "Yesterday itself Hyderabad and Delhi were connected (from Vishakhapatnam). Today more areas are getting...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: CM Chandrababu Naidu appeals to people to donate for rebuilding Vizag 3 days ago

    Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday appealed to the people to make generous contribution for rebuilding Visakhapatnam and bring the city, worst-hit by cyclone Hudhud, back to its 'past glory'. He said an action plan is being prepared and experts from agriculture universities will be a...
  • Cyclone Hudhud hit Vizag airport to resume partial services today 5 days ago

    Visakhapatnam: Moving towards greater normalcy, cyclone-devastated city airport would resume operations on Friday with partial resumption of flights and restoration of power supply gathered pace in coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh wrecked by Sunday's natural calamity. Power supply had been partially restored in Visakhapatnam district and mobile communication services significantly improved,...
  • Vizag's brand image will remain intact despite Hudhud, says Andhra Pradesh government 5 days ago

    Hyderabad: Hudhud may have hit the port city of Visakhapatnam hard, but its brand image will not take any beating, Andhra Pradesh chief secretary IYR Krishna Rao on Thursday said. "There is no damage to Vizag's brand image as such because of the devastation caused by Hudhud. Let there be...
  • Hudhud havoc casts shadow on Diwali in coastal villages of Andhra Pradesh 5 days ago

    Bheemili: For many people in Andhra Pradesh, the festivities this Diwali will be overshadowed by the gloom brought in by cyclone Hudhud, which wreaked a havoc in the coastal villages of the state. The devastating cyclone, which battered the Andhra coast on Sunday, has damaged around 8,000 houses and ravaged...
  • Four days after Cyclone Hudhud, many in Visakhapatnam still struggle without power, food, water 6 days ago

    Visakhapatnam: It has been four days since cyclone Hudhud hit the Odisha and Andhra Pradesh coastline and though the worst is over, the damage and destruction has been massive, especially in and around Visakhapatnam. Villages around the city are still without power and people are struggling for food and water. Thirty-five-year-old...
  • Andhra Pradesh government should come to rescue of cyclone-hit fishermen, says Jagan Reddy 6 days ago

    Visakhapatnam: Leader of Opposition in Andhra Pradesh Assembly, YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Wednesday urged the state government to provide immediate financial aid to the cyclone-affected fishermen. "The state government has miserably failed in addressing the problems of the fishermen. Even as 400 boats of the fishermen were badly damaged in...
  • Hudhud devastation: No power supply in Visakhapatnam 6 days ago

    Power lines are down in Visakhapatnam. Atleast 20,000 electric polls are down. Energy secretary said damage to electric sector alone is 1000 crores. ...
  • Andhra Pradesh launches portal to collate data on cyclone Hudhud damages 6 days ago

    Hyderabad: Aiming to leverage the power of technology, the Andhra Pradesh government has launched a web portal to collate and analyse data on the damages caused by the devastating cyclone Hudhud in coastal Andhra. The portal www.hudhud.ap.gov.in will facilitate collation and analysis of damages and it will be used by all...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: Hundreds of rescue workers from Odisha arrive in Visakhapatnam 1 week ago

    More than 500 people are working to restore power and clear roadblocks in Vizag. Hundreds of rescue workers from Odisha have come to Visakhapatnam. "We are helping Andhra Pradesh just like they helped us in 1999," said a rescue worker. ...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: Rail route to Vizag in Vijayawada division cleared for traffic 1 week ago

    Hyderabad: The rail route to Visakhapatnam on Vijayawada-Rajahmundry-Visakhapatnam section of Vijayawada Division of South Central Railway, which had been affected due to cyclone Hudhud, was opened for rail traffic this afternoon. The railway track on down line towards Visakhapatnam has been made fit for traffic and trains will be operated...
  • Gone with the wind: After cyclone Hudhud, Visakhapatnam's Mega City plan takes a big hit 1 week ago

    Visakhapatnam: The very severe cyclonic storm 'Hudhud' couldn't have come at a much worse time for Andhra Pradesh in general and Visakhapatnam, the 'city of destiny', in particular. The state, post-bifurcation, is in the process of rebuilding and foundations for that are being laid. Visakhapatnam, the largest city in the truncated...
  • Narendra Modi announces Rs 1,000 crore relief package for cyclone Hudhud-hit Andhra Pradesh 1 week ago

    Visakhapatnam: After taking an aerial survey of cyclone-hit Andhra Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced an interim relief of Rs 1,000 crore for the state. He also announced Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia to the next of the kin of those killed and Rs 50,000 for those injured in...
  • Watch: Destruction caused by Cyclone Hudhud at Visakhapatnam airport 1 week ago

    CNN-IBN has accessed exclusive of the destruction at the Visakhapatnam airport after Cyclone Hudhud. The visuals show major sections of the airport damaged with structures collapsed, the roof caved in and rubble on the tarmac. ...
  • Modi visits cyclone-hit Visakhapatnam, Naidu likely to seek relief package for Andhra 1 week ago

    Visakhapatnam: Even as Vishakhapatnam is reeling under the aftermath of cyclone Hudhud, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached the city on Tuesday to get a first hand account of the damage. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu received the Prime Minister at the airport, which itself is in shambles. Vishakhapatnam airport is...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: Chaos in Vizag, locals loot essential supplies, water costs Rs 250 per litre, milk Rs 100 October 14, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: As Visakhapatnam tries to limp back to normalcy after the destruction caused by Cyclone Hudhud, there is a mad scramble for food, water and fuel in the affected areas. The situation is tense with people stopping trucks, mobbing relief officers and looting supplies. The police have been resorting to...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: 26 dead in AP, 3 in Odisha; prices of essential goods soar October 14, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: Almost 48 hours after Cyclone Hudhud, 12 districts in Andhra Pradesh remain in darkness. At least 26 people have lost their lives in Andhra Pradesh and three have been reported dead in Odisha while 4 lakh people have been evacuated. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to visit Visakhapatnam to...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Cyclone Hudhud damages railway tracks; train services hampered October 13, 2014

    Hyderabad: Heavy rains in the aftermath of cyclone Hudhud caused damage to tracks at a few locations in Vijayawada Division of South Central Railway (SCR). According to the SCR, a few locations between Elamanchili- Narsingapalli-Bayyavaram Stations on Vijayawada-Visakhapatnam rail route under the division faced problems due to ruptured tracks. Following...
  • Has India improved on its disaster preparedness and management efforts? October 13, 2014

    Cyclone Hudhud, which hit the Andhra Pradesh and Odisha coastline on Sunday, has left behind a trail of massive destruction. 24 people have lost their lives and nearly four lakh people have been evacuated. ...
  • Cyclone Hudhud leaves a trail of destruction in its wake; Vizag grinds to a halt October 13, 2014

    Visakhpatnam: Cyclone Hudhud has left behind a trail of destruction in its wake. 24 people have lost their lives and nearly four lakh people have been evacuated. The Visakhapatnam airport has faced the worst end of Cyclone Hudhud. The airport has now reopened for relief operations. Commercial flights have been cancelled...
  • Cyclone Hudhud leaves behind destruction in AP, Odisha; PM to visit Vizag on Tuesday October 13, 2014

    Visakhapatnam/Gopalpur: Cyclone Hudhud, which hit the Andhra Pradesh and Odisha coastline on Sunday, has left behind a trail of massive destruction. The death toll now stands at eight while nearly 4 lakh people have been evacuated so far. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has tweeted saying he will visit the affected areas...
  • Watch: Hotel in Visakhapatnam completely damaged by Cyclone Hudhud October 13, 2014

    CNN-IBN visited the worst-hit Bheemili in Visakhapatnam where a hotel was completely damaged by Cyclone Hudhud. The hotel authorities claimed that they were not issued any alert in advance. ...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: CNN-IBN OB engineer injured in Visakhapatnam October 13, 2014

    CNN-IBN OB engineer was injured as the team reported from the remote town of Bheemili in Visakhapatnam, which bore the brunt of Cyclone Hudhud. "After the winds calmed down, we went out, but again the wind force increased and my hand got stuck in the door," CNN-IBN's Nukala Kishore said. ...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: Andhra Pradesh stays on alert, focuses on restoration October 13, 2014

    Hyderabad: A day after a very severe cyclonic storm Hudhud battered the Andhra coast with heavy rains leaving five persons dead, the state government is investing its energy and resources on restoration and relief works even as it remained on alert in view of heavy rainfall warning. Chief Minister Chandrababu...