Godavari

  • Flood alert sounded in Andhra, Telangana 1 week ago

    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 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...
  • Man drowns in Godavari river June 6, 2014

    Nashik: A 23-year-old 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: State-owned 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 face-off 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 rain-related incidents in Krishna district on Friday, reports...
  • Two killed in rain-related incidents as cyclone Helen hits Andhra coast November 23, 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 rain-related 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 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...
  • 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: 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 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 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...
  • 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...
  • RIL cuts KG-D6 gas field reserves by 70 pc: Govt August 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Reliance Industries has slashed natural gas reserves in its main production gas fields in the Krishna Godavari basin D6 block by 70 per cent to 3.10 Trillion cubic feet (Tcf) due to "unforeseen geological surprises". Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas RPN Singh told the Lok Sabha...
  • 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...
  • Mumbai lifeline hit: Passengers worried April 18, 2012

    The local train network is running late because of a fire in the electronic signal panel. ...
  • Mumbai: Thousands stranded as rail services hit April 18, 2012

    Mumbai: Thousands of commuters were stranded on the Central Railway (CR) stations after a midnight fire in a signal cabin. It will take three to four days to fully restore the traffic, a CR spokesperson said adding that services on the Harbour line were also hampered. Only 70 per cent of...
  • AP: 2 dead, 13 missing in school bus accident February 29, 2012

    Rajahmundry: Two students died and 13 others were missing after a school bus fell into a river canal near in Rajahmundry in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday, police said. The bus was carrying 45 LKG and UKG students of Sai Teja Public School when it rolled into the...