RAJAHMUNDRY

  • Cyclone Hudhud: Rail route to Vizag in Vijayawada division cleared for traffic October 14, 2014

    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...
  • GAIL announces additional Rs 5 lakh for Nagaram blast injured July 29, 2014

    Rajahmundry (AP): A month after the gas pipeline explosion in the Nagaram village that claimed 21 lives, GAIL has announced to give an additional compensation of Rs 5 lakh to the injured. In a meeting held on Monday at the office of East Godavari district collector Neetu Prasad, GAIL Executive Director...
  • Kakinada will be developed as infotech hub: Pallam Raju April 29, 2014

    Rajahmundry: Congress Kakinada Lok Sabha constituency nominee and Union Minister for Human Resources Development MM Pallam Raju said on Tuesday that Kakinada would be developed as an information technology hub. "We are planning to develop Kakinada as an information technology hub to generate employment for locals. This will help development of...
  • Only the Congress can provide a stable government, says Pallam Raju April 27, 2014

    Rajahmundry: Union Minister for Human Resources Development MM Pallam Raju said on Sunday that only the Congress could provide a stable government and good governance in Andhra Pradesh as well in the country. Raju, who is contesting from the Kakinada Lok Sabha seat, said, "Only the Congress can only provide stable...
  • Telangana: Cong in damage control mode as leaders continue to resign August 2, 2013

    New Delhi, Hyderabad: The revolt among Congress leaders over Telangana is far from over. Seven MPs, a state minister and seven MLAs from Andhra and Rayalaseema regions have so far resigned protesting the creation of Telangana state while there are indications that some more are likely to follow suit. Union HRD...
  • AP: 2 dead, 13 missing in school bus accident February 28, 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...
  • Encourage art of puppetry, says Yechury January 25, 2012

    Rajahmundry: CPM leader and Rajya Sabha MP Sitaram Yechury has said there was a need to encourage the art of puppetry in the country. Puppet shows can be used to disseminate important social messages, he said in Rajahmundry on Tuesday. Yechury, Chairman of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Tourism and Cultural, was...
  • Sex trade expose wakes up NHRC February 1, 2007

    Hyderabad: The shocking expose of minor girls being forced into prostitution by their own parents has led the National Human Rights Commission and the Andhra Pradesh government step into action. On January 29, CNNIBN showed footage of Nirmala and Chinna Rao, just one of the many parents in Rajamundry district of...
  • Impact: NHRC acts on AP sex racket January 31, 2007

    New Delhi: Following up an investigation done by CNNIBN, which revealed the plight of young girls trapped in the sex racket in Andhra Pradesh, Director of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) said the Commission will take a suo moto congnisance based on the report. A Special Investigation had uncovered the...