VISHAKAPATNAM

  • Sailor dies onboard 'INS Kalinga' under suspicious state July 21, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: A 25yearold sailor died on vessel 'INS Kalinga' with Navy on Monday claiming that the death was caused by a bullet injury sustained while handling firearms even as police suspected it to be a case of suicide. The deceased, identified only as Virender, sustained a bullet injury while handling firearms...
  • Andhra govt to develop Vizag district as tourism hub: Minister July 10, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: The Andhra Pradesh government has decided to develop the picturesque and heritagerich port city of Visakhapatnam and the district as a tourism hub. "The state government had already started work to develop beaches between Bheemili and Visakhapatnam at a cost of Rs 50 crore, which will be completed soon," HRD...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Rains claim 42 lives so far, CM to take aerial survey October 28, 2013

    Hyderabad: Incessant rains lashing Andhra Pradesh for the last six days have claimed 46 lives so far in various rainrelated incidents. About eight lakh hectares of crops have been left inundated and nearly 85,000 people have been evacuated to safer places and 225 relief camps have been set up. There...
  • Cyclone Phailin: Relief teams are ready for action, says Odisha CM October 11, 2013

    Armed forces have been put on high alert as Odisha braces for cyclone Phailin which is expected to hit the coasts of the state by Saturday evening. The memory of the 1999 super cyclone is still a haunting one in Odisha. This as Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik pleaded with people not...
  • Odisha: 3 men arrested for allegedly raping teen January 8, 2013

    New Delhi: A 17yearold girl attempted suicide on Monday after she was allegedly gangraped by three men in Odisha's Rayagada town last week. The victim took sleeping pills and when that failed, she set herself ablaze. The girl, who sustained 80 per cent burns, was shifted from the local hospital...
  • 1st T20 at Vizag promises to be a runfeast September 6, 2012

    Visakhapatnam: Mahendra Singh Dhoni announced his arrival on big stage at this particular venue with a magnificent 148 against Pakistan back in 2005 and the pitch at the Dr YSR Reddy ACAVDCA Stadium again promises of runfeast when India take on New Zealand in the first T20 international. "We have the...
  • AP: students made guinea pigs for drug trials July 20, 2011

    Vishakapatnam: In what could be yet another case of unethical drug trials, two engineering students of Vishakapatnam district in Andhra Pradesh have accused a drug research company of luring them as volunteers on the pretext of an educational project and a payment of Rs 6,000. The duo allege they...
  • Hyderabad bids goodbye to city's tallest Ganesha September 22, 2010

    The city's tallest Ganesha stood at a height of 52 feet, with special attraction being the laddoo brought from Vishakapatnam weighing 500 kilograms. ...
  • What's made news in the country on Friday October 6, 2007

    New Delhi: Former Alwar SP Dinesh MN and Deputy SP Gujarat Police, Narendra Amin have been given bail by the Ahmedabad Sessions Court in the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case. Heavy rains lashed Vishakapatnam and over 23 cms of rainfall was recorded, a record till date. In a damage control...