Godavari

  • Row over KG Basin gas: Andhra HC issues notice to Centre, state 10-03-2014 02:14 PM

    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...
  • Cyclone Helen: More rainfall expected in Andhra Pradesh 23-11-2013 01:26 PM

    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 rain-related incidents in Krishna district on Friday,...
  • Two killed in rain-related incidents as cyclone Helen hits Andhra coast 22-11-2013 11:12 PM

    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 rain-related incidents, disaster management commissioner C Parthasarathi said. Coastal districts of East...
  • Heavy rains lash East Godavari district, alert issued 23-10-2013 12:13 PM

    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...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Doctors join protest against bifurcation, hospitals remain closed 18-09-2013 01:40 PM

    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...
  • Three killed, three injured in Andhra Pradesh road mishap 13-09-2013 04:48 PM

    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...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Six killed, 21 injured in two road mishaps 01-09-2013 11:59 AM

    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...
  • Rallies, fasts, prayers continue in Seemandhra to protest against Telangana 30-08-2013 09:33 AM

    As the Congress leadership'sannouncement to grant statehood to Telangana completes onemonth, Coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema regions remained in turmoil over the proposed division. Protests continued unabated on Thursday in Seemandhra (CoastalAndhra plus Rayalaseema) against the proposed division ofAndhra Pradesh. United Andhra supporters organised protest rallies,fasts, bike rallies, community kitchens and...
  • AP: 88 per cent voting in second phase of panchayat elections 27-07-2013 10:30 PM

    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 21-07-2013 12:53 AM

    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...
  • Leakage of gas stopped at ONGC well in KG basin: Govt 23-11-2012 05:55 PM

    New Delhi: State-owned 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 G-1-9 in the Krishna Godavari basin on August 30...
  • Thackeray's ashes to be immersed in Godavari on Friday 21-11-2012 02:46 PM

    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...
  • Chakri's father passes away 02-11-2012 02:50 PM

    Jilla Venkata Narayana, the father of music director Chakri, breathed his last today morning. The musician is currently in Hong Kong, working for his up-and-coming 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...
  • Dev Anand's ashes to be immersed in the Godavari 14-12-2011 01:22 PM

    Mumbai: Bollywood's evergreen star Dev Anand's ashes will be immersed in the Godavari river in Nashik on Wednesday afternoon. Dev Anand's son Suneil has come to India from London to immerse his late father's ashes in the holy river. "He (Suneil) is coming to Mumbai. From here, we are going...
  • No problem if there's growth: Murugappa Group 02-11-2011 11:38 AM

    A Vellayan (Murugappa group) Age: 58 Profile: Chairman of Chennai-based Murugappa Group Rank: 55 Family wealth: $ 1.02 billion Insights: - Wants to stick to values such as integrity and trust - But says decision making will have to be faster Sometime in 1945, AMM Vellayan, the second son of...
  • CBI may file case against RIL: report 20-09-2011 10:31 AM

    Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is considering filing a case or multiple cases against Reliance Industries over its operations of its gas block in the Krishna Godavari (KG) basin, the Mint reported on Tuesday. CBI is likely to name officials in the country's upstream regulator and the petroleum...
  • Caught on camera: Pak ship brushed Indian ship? 04-08-2011 08:01 AM

    New Delhi: A video purportedly showing PNS Babur brushing against INS Godavari in the Gulf of Aden has surfaced on the Internet. The 'brush' happened during the hostage rescue of hostages on board the merchant vessel MV Suez in June. The video could reignite the India-Pakistan diplomatic tussle. The video...
  • Indian Navy foils piracy attempt on Greek ship 19-07-2011 05:07 PM

    Mumbai: The Indian Navy on Saturday successfully foiled a piracy attempt on a Greek ship MV Elinakos in the Gulf of Aden. INS Godavari responded to a distress call by MV Elinakos after eight Somali pirates attempted to hijack the ship in the early morning of July 16. INS Godavari...
  • MV Suez fiasco a PR disaster for India 20-06-2011 08:53 PM

    New Delhi: It's likely to be three days before the Indian sailors of the MV Suez released last week by Somali pirates after a $2 million ransom was paid come home. But the Suez saga has been a series of mis-steps. India failed to negotiate the sailors' release, failed to...
  • India, Pak locked in spat over their naval ships 18-06-2011 08:43 PM

    New Delhi/Islamabad: Ahead of their talks, India and Pakistan were on Saturday locked in a nasty spat and lodged protests against each other over their naval warships allegedly resorting to 'risky' and 'dangerous' manoeuvres after hijacked MV Suez was freed by Somali pirates. India lodged a protest with Pakistan against...
  • India-Pak in war of words over MV Suez rescue 18-06-2011 07:13 AM

    New Delhi: A diplomatic spat has come up barely a week before the foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan meet to review the relationship between the two nations. India and Pakistan have been exchanging sharp words on an alleged incident on in connection to the cargo ship MV Suez released...
  • Indian Navy withdraws escort to MV Suez 17-06-2011 08:47 AM

    New Delhi: The six Indian sailors who were freed by Somali pirates after 11 months after a $2 million ransom was paid will reach home on Friday. The sailors are still on board the MV Suez which is on its way to Salalah port in Oman, from where the sailors...
  • RIL scrip falls by over 2 pc in morning trade 13-06-2011 11:29 AM

    Mumbai: Reliance Industries fell by over 2 per cent in morning trade on the bourses on Monday as investors reacted negatively to the oil sector regulator's decision to reject three new natural gas finds by the Mukesh Ambani-led company in the eastern offshore KG-D6 block as discoveries. RIL shed 2.4...
  • Rabies menace in Andhra: 8 deaths in a month 25-05-2011 10:52 AM

    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...
  • SC may rule on Ambani gas row on Friday 05-05-2010 03:47 PM

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