East Godavari

  • Blast at a GAIL gas pipeline in Andhra Pradesh, 14 dead June 27, 2014

    East Godavari: Fourteen people have been reportedly killed and several injured in an explosion that occurred at an 18-inch pipeline of GAIL near an ONGC refinery complex in Nagaram in the East Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh. 12-13 bodies have been recovered from the blast site. The death toll is...
  • Separate Telangana state not a loss to AP, says Chiranjeevi April 24, 2014

    Rajahmundry: Union Tourism Minister K Chiranjeevi said on Thursday that Andhra Pradesh has not lost anything after granting separate statehood to the Telangana region. He said that the separation would give a chance to develop backward regions of the residual Andhra Pradesh state, for which special packages would be provided by...
  • Heavy rains lash East Godavari district, alert issued October 23, 2013

    Following heavy rains in East Godavari district, the administration has issued an alert and taking necessary precautionary measures, an official said. "The district administration has issued an alert and taking all precautionary measures, including shifting people from low-lying areas to safer places, monitoring the water level at irrigation sources," the official...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Doctors join protest against bifurcation, hospitals remain closed September 18, 2013

    Over 125 private hospitals remained closed in East Godavari district on Wednesday, while private doctors joined the protests against the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh. The hospitals and doctors joined the agitation on a call given by the Andhra Pradesh non-Gazetted Officers' Association (APNGOs). "Over 125 private hospitals remained shut and 350 private...
  • Rallies, fasts, prayers continue in Seemandhra to protest against Telangana August 30, 2013

    As the Congress leadership's announcement to grant statehood to Telangana completes one month, Coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema regions remained in turmoil over the proposed division. Protests continued unabated on Thursday in Seemandhra (Coastal Andhra plus Rayalaseema) against the proposed division of Andhra Pradesh. United Andhra supporters organised protest rallies, fasts, bike rallies, community kitchens and special prayers at places...
  • AP: 88 per cent voting in second phase of panchayat elections July 27, 2013

    Hyderabad: The ruling Congress recovered a bit in the second phase of elections to gram panchayats in Andhra Pradesh by securing a lead in 10 districts while main opposition Telugu Desam continued its good run emerging on top in nine districts as per the trends available this evening. Trouble, however,...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Woman, minor daughter run over by train October 9, 2012

    Rajahmundry: A woman and her two-year-old daughter were killed when they fell on a railway track and run over by a train at Samalkota railway station in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday, police said. Another daughter of the deceased woman received severe injuries in the accident, police...
  • Jagan arrested: 3-day bandh called in East Godavari May 27, 2012

    Rajahmundry: The YSR Congress party on Sunday called for three-day bandh in East Godavari district from Monday, in protest against the arrest of party Chief and Kadapa MP YS Jagan Mohan Reddy. YSR Congress Party district convenor Bommana Rajakumar said that "the party has called for a three-day bandh in East...
  • AP: Kidnapped schoolboy found murdered April 20, 2012

    Hyderabad: A 12-year-old boy, kidnapped four days ago while he was on his way to school, was on Friday found murdered in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district, police said. The body of Naga Vivek, a Class 7 student, was recovered by police from Korangi Lake in Tallarevu mandal near Amlapuram...
  • Rabies menace in Andhra: 8 deaths in a month May 25, 2011

    Hyderabad: Rabies outbreak has been terrifying villagers in the East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. Eight people have died of rabies in the district in the last one month alone and the government hospital is seeing an unprecedented demand for anti rabies vaccine. Unfortunately, health officials have not been able...