GODAVARI

  • Indian Navy engineer found dead on INS Godavari near Porbandar December 11, 2014

    Ahmedabad: A 24-year-old Indian Navy engineer allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself onboard the INS Godavari, a naval ship sailing near Porbandar coast, early Thursday morning, the police said. He has been identified by the police as Narottamsinh Tomar (24), a resident of Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh, who served as...
  • Varun Tej, Pooja Hegde's 'Mukunda' creates buzz with its first trailer; distributors bid high for movie rights December 5, 2014

    It seems that good days are here for young Varun Tej and actress Pooja Hegde. The young actors, whose film 'Mukunda' is set to hit the theatres on Christmas, is getting good offers from all the Telugu-speaking areas for movie rights. 'Mukunda' rights for east of Godavari region have been sold...
  • East Godavari district suffered Rs 507cr loss in Hudhud cyclone November 28, 2014

    Rajahmundry (AP): The East Godavari district suffered losses to the tune of Rs 507 crore in the cyclone 'Hudhud' which hit coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh last month. This was informed to a visiting Central team by District Collector Neetu Prasad on Friday. The Rs 507 crore figure was arrived at after...
  • Andhra Pradesh: 8 killed in blast at firecracker manufacturing unit October 20, 2014

    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 Hudhud: 90,000 people moved to relief camps in four districts October 12, 2014

    Rajahmundry: Andhra Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister N Chinarajappa said today that nearly 90,000 people have been shifted to relief camps in four cyclone Hudhud-hit districts. Chinarajappa, from the cyclone control room set up at the Kakinada collectorate said that so far, 90,000 people from Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram, Srikakulam and East Godavari...
  • Cyclone Hudhud brings back memories of last year's Phailin October 11, 2014

    Hyderabad: It was exactly a year ago that Cyclone Phailin, comparable to the magnitude of Cyclone Hudhud, hit the north coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh leaving two dead and heavy loss of crops. Over a lakh of people were evacuated from Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam and East Godavari districts of Andhra...
  • Flood alert sounded in Andhra, Telangana September 9, 2014

    Hyderabad: Flood alert has been sounded in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana with the Godavari river flowing well above the danger mark. People living in low lying areas of Bhadrachalam and Paloncha districts have been evacuated. As many as 86 such rescued families have been shifted to rehabilitation centres. Meanwhile, Meteorological department has...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Godavari water level rising but no danger at present September 7, 2014

    Rajahmundry: District authorities said the water level of Godavari river had reached 7.5 feet at Dowleswaram barrage in East Godavari district, but as of now it posed no threat to surrounding areas. However, the administration is monitoring the situation. The water level may rise further as the catchment areas are...
  • 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 18inch pipeline of GAIL near an ONGC refinery complex in Nagaram in the East Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh. 1213 bodies have been recovered from the blast site. The death toll is...
  • Man drowns in Godavari river June 6, 2014

    Nashik: A 23yearold devotee from Mumbai drowned in Godavari river here after he entered the waters for a holy dip, police said on Friday. The incident took place on Wednesday night when Bhavik Ashok Jain, a resident of Mazgaon in Mumbai could not judge the water level and was swept away...
  • ONGC moves Delhi HC against RIL over alleged gas theft May 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Stateowned oil and gas major Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has moved the Delhi High Court against Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries. The ONGC has accused the RIL of exploiting substantial gas from its natural gas block. The two companies have been involved in a faceoff for the last...
  • 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...
  • Row over KG Basin gas: Andhra HC issues notice to Centre, state March 10, 2014

    Hyderabad: Accepting a PIL against the allotment of the Krishna-Godavari basin gas to states other than Andhra Pradesh, the state High Court on Monday sent notices to the Centre, the Andhra government and Reliance for their responses. The YSR Congress has been demanding that the basin gas should only go to...
  • Cyclone Helen: More rainfall expected in Andhra Pradesh November 23, 2013

    As cyclone 'Helen' crossed the Andhra Pradesh coast, more rainfall has been forecast in most places in its wake even as the state counts its losses from the second natural disaster since last month. Though officials said two people were killed in separate rainrelated incidents in Krishna district on Friday, reports...
  • Two killed in rainrelated incidents as cyclone Helen hits Andhra coast November 22, 2013

    Two persons were killed and crops in 1.5 lakh hectares were damaged in Andhra Pradesh on Friday under the impact of cyclonic storm Helen, which has now weakened into a "deep depression". The two persons died in separate rainrelated incidents, disaster management commissioner C Parthasarathi said. Coastal districts of East Godavari, West...
  • 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 lowlying 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...
  • Three killed, three injured in Andhra Pradesh road mishap September 13, 2013

    Rajahmundry: Three people were Friday killed and as many injured when their autorickshaw collided with a stationary lorry in Andhra Pradesh's West Godavari district, police said. The mishap occurred at Jangareddy Gudem bypass road near Buttayagudem in West Godavari district when the driver of the autorickshaw, in which six persons were...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Six killed, 21 injured in two road mishaps September 1, 2013

    Six persons were killed and 21 others injured in two separate road accidents in East and West Godavari districts of Andhra Pradesh in the wee hours on Sunday, police said. Four persons were killed on the spot and five others injured when a paper-laden lorry drove over the victims' tents near...
  • 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,...
  • East Godavari administration issues warning in the wake of flood situation July 21, 2013

    Rajahmundry: East Godavari district administration on Saturday issued the second warning in the wake of flood situation and alarming rise in the water levels of Godavari river at Dowleswaram. Collector Neetu Kumari Prasad said that all necessary steps have been taken in view of the rising water levels and rescue...
  • Tamil review: 'Maranthen Mannithen' narrates a rare love story March 22, 2013

    Director: Kumar Nagendra Actors: Aadi Pinisetty, Taapsee Pannu, Lakshmi Manchu, Sundeep Kishan and Ravi Babu We have had so many love stories in the Indian cinema over the years that we have literally lost interest in sitting through one more love story, no matter how well made. The reason being the...
  • Won gas block through competitive bidding: Jubilant December 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Jubilant Energy on Tuesday said it won the KG Deendayal gas block through international competitive bidding and did not get participating stake of 10 per cent as "gift" from the Gujarat government. "Jubilant Energy (subsidiary of Jubilant Enpro) won this block under international competitive bidding under the third...
  • Kejriwal targets Modi over Gujarat gas deal, seeks probe December 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday took on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi over the Tehelka report alleging irregularities in the sale of stake worth Rs 20,000 crore in Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation's (GSPC) gas exploration project in the Krishna Godavari Basin (KG), which the report...
  • Leakage of gas stopped at ONGC well in KG basin: Govt November 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Stateowned Oil & Natural Gas Corp's (ONGC) Krishna Godavari basin well that had been leaking natural gas for over two months now, has stopped flowing, the government said on Friday. An uncontrolled flow of gas started from the Well G19 in the Krishna Godavari basin on August 30...
  • Thackeray's ashes to be immersed in Godavari on Friday November 21, 2012

    Nashik: The urn containing ashes of Shiv Sena chief late Bal Thackeray was brought to Nashik and will be kept at the party office for 'darshan' till Thursday, official sources said on Wednesday. On Friday, the ashes would be immersed in Godavari river, they said. The urn was kept for darshan...
  • Chakri's father passes away November 2, 2012

    Jilla Venkata Narayana, the father of music director Chakri, breathed his last today morning. The musician is currently in Hong Kong, working for his upandcoming movies, and he is expected to arrive in the country very soon. Narayana was recently seen in the films like 'Gopi Gopika Godavari' and 'Jai...
  • 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...
  • I love working with newcomers: Sekhar Kammula September 18, 2012

    Telugu director Sekhar Kammula says he has nothing against working with big heroes, and admits he loves working with newcomers as his story demands them. "I love working with newcomers because my story demands it and moreover they're fun to work with. It's easy working with them because I can effortlessly...