VIZAG

  • Cyclone Hudhud: CM Chandrababu Naidu appeals to people to donate for rebuilding Vizag 2 days ago

    Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday appealed to the people to make generous contribution for rebuilding Visakhapatnam and bring the city, worst-hit by cyclone Hudhud, back to its 'past glory'. He said an action plan is being prepared and experts from agriculture universities will be a...
  • Cyclone Hudhud hit Vizag airport to resume partial services today 4 days ago

    Visakhapatnam: Moving towards greater normalcy, cyclone-devastated city airport would resume operations on Friday with partial resumption of flights and restoration of power supply gathered pace in coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh wrecked by Sunday's natural calamity. Power supply had been partially restored in Visakhapatnam district and mobile communication services significantly improved,...
  • Cyclone Hudhud hit Vizag airport to resume operations from Friday 4 days ago

    Vizag: Vizag airport will resume operations from Friday, after sustaining extensive damages in the wake of cyclone Hudhud. The decision to resume operation was taken by the Director General of Civil Aviation, the Bureau Civil Aviation Security in consultation with various airlines. Air India will restart its operations on Friday, with...
  • Andhra Pradesh government to supply essential commodities free in cyclone zone 5 days ago

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said that essential commodities will be distributed free at all the fair price shops in the cyclone-affected districts. The Chief Minister travelled through Visakhapatnam rural, Vizianagram and Srikakulam districts, an official release said. The release quoted Advisor (Communications) to AP government Parakala...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: Hundreds of rescue workers from Odisha arrive in Visakhapatnam 6 days ago

    More than 500 people are working to restore power and clear roadblocks in Vizag. Hundreds of rescue workers from Odisha have come to Visakhapatnam. "We are helping Andhra Pradesh just like they helped us in 1999," said a rescue worker. ...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: Andhra Pradesh stays on alert, focuses on restoration October 13, 2014

    Hyderabad: A day after a very severe cyclonic storm Hudhud battered the Andhra coast with heavy rains leaving five persons dead, the state government is investing its energy and resources on restoration and relief works even as it remained on alert in view of heavy rainfall warning. Chief Minister Chandrababu...
  • Third ODI between India and WI in Vizag called off due to cyclone October 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The third One-Day International between India and the West Indies, scheduled in Visakhapatnam on Tuesday, has been called off after the cyclone Hudhud hit the port city, disrupting normal life and leaving the ACA-VDCA cricket stadium in completely unplayable condition. Indian team's media manager Dr RN Baba told PTI,"There...
  • No possibility of shifting Vizag ODI due to cyclone 'Hudhud': BCCI October 11, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: There is little possibility of shifting the venue of the India-West Indies third ODI from Vizag despite the cyclone 'Hudhud' threat and the hosts Andhra Cricket Association hoped the match would be conducted smoothly on October 14, the BCCI said on Saturday. "It's difficult to shift the venue at such...
  • Kabaddi League's Vizag franchise launched July 18, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: 'Telugu Titans', the Visakhapatnam franchise of Pro Kabaddi League, was launched on Friday. The team are owned by Srini Sreeramaneni of Core Green Group, Mahesh Kolli of Greenko Group and Gautham Nedurumalli of NED Group. The team jersey, the anthem and the logo were unveiled at the function. The city will be...
  • 2 engineers die in accident at Rashtriya Ispat Nigam's Vizag plant June 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Two engineers of private contractor died in accident at Rashtriya Ispat Nigam's Vizag plant in Andhra Pradesh on Monday. The company said that the cause of the death is yet to be ascertained. More details are awaited. ...
  • AP: Bandh in Vizag district today to protest against Telangana September 24, 2013

    Educational institutions and commercial establishments remained shut on Tuesday in response to the bandh call given by various Joint Action Committees (JAC) groups protesting against the decision to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh. Schools, colleges, hotels, shopping malls, theatres remained closed and the transportation systems were hit as nearly 16,000 autorickshaws in the...
  • Telangana: MHA likely to suggest UT status for Hyderabad, say sources September 2, 2013

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs is likely to suggest Union Territory status for Hyderabad, according to sources. They also said that Vishakhapatnam and Vijaywada are front runners for Seemandhra capital. Sources said on Monday that the capital should be a city with an airport, hence these two cities of...
  • Vizag HPCL fire: Employees go on strike demanding safety measures August 26, 2013

    Visakhapatnam: Two days after a fire broke out at the Vizag Hindustan Petroleum Corp refinery, employees have gone on a strike demanding better safety measures and compensation. One person was killed and 30 others were injured after a fire had engulfed an under-construction building in the Vizag plant. HPCL has...
  • Andhra bandh over power tariff hike successful: K Nageshwar April 9, 2013

    How has Andhra Pradesh responded to the bandh call over power tariff hike? Political analyst & independent member of Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council K Nageshwar joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. People put the politicians to power and have got to pay a high price for it?...
  • 'Dandupalya's telugu version completes 50 days of running March 17, 2013

    Dandupalyam, the Telugu version of the Kannada super hit 'Dandupalya' has completed 50 days in 18 centres. Srinivasa Raju is the director and Venkat has presented the film in Telugu under Venkat movies banner. A press meet has been arranged in Hyderabad on this occasion and the unit of the...
  • Vizag: 6 engineering students drown, 3 bodies recovered October 18, 2012

    Vizag: In a tragic incident in Andhra Pradesh, six students of the Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management (GITAM) University have drowned in Vizag. The mishap occurred when a group of first year students had gone to the famous Rishikonda Beach on Wednesday evening. Though the locals had managed to rescue...
  • AP to get 2nd major port after Vizag July 26, 2012

    Hyderabad: Another major port will dot the vast coastline of Andhra Pradesh if the governments plans materialise. Visakhapatnam is the sole major port on the 996km coastline of the state. As the state has a vast potential for handling foreign trade through sea route, the state government has approached the...
  • Vizag plant blast toll rises, probe ordered June 14, 2012

    Visakhapatnam: The Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday ordered an inquiry in the explosion at the stateowned steel plant in Visakhapatnam which claimed 11 lives and left eight others critically injured including GM V Kalsi. The explosion occurred at the oxygen control unit near the Steel Melting ShopII at the plant of...
  • Vizag: 9 dead, 10 injured in steel plant fire June 14, 2012

    Vishakapatnam: Nine people were killed and 10 injured in a major explosion and fire that broke out at the stateowned Vizag steel plant on Wednesday night. The explosion occurred at the oxygen control unit near the Steel Melting Shop at the plant of Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL). The injured...
  • AP: Massive explosion at Vizag Steel plant, 8 dead June 14, 2012

    Vishakapatnam: Eight people were killed on Wednesday night in a major explosion and fire that broke out at the stateowned Vizag steel plant, security sources said. The explosion occurred at the oxygen control unit near the Steel Melting Shop at the plant of Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL), sources at the...
  • AP: Fire at Vizag steel plant after explosion June 13, 2012

    Hyderabad: A fire broke out at a steel plant in Vizag following an explosion on Wednesday evening. There was an explosion heard just before the fire was witnessed and many are feared dead. Initial reports say the fire occurred at the melting unit of the steel plant. The cause of the...
  • IPL 5, Match 9: As it happened April 9, 2012

    MUMBAI INDIANS INNINGS 20th over: Rohit Sharma wins it for Mumbai with a lastball six. Christian will be gutted as he fails to defend 18 runs in his over, especially after a superb penultimate over bowled by Steyn. But hats off to Rohit's composure under such pressure. He finishes with 73 not...
  • BCCI announces four new international venues April 2, 2012

    Mumbai: The BCCI has awarded international matches to four new venues Dharamsala, Pune, Rajkot and Ranchi during Indias home series against England between November 2012 and January 2013. Punes Sahara Roy Sahara Stadium will host a Twenty20 match during Englands tour later this year, followed by oneday internationals...
  • Ramesh appeals Maoists to join mainstream politics March 4, 2012

    Visakhapatnam: Union Minister for Rural Development Jairam Ramesh on Saturday appealed to the Maoists to shun violence and join mainstream politics to contest elections. "The Naxalites should abandon their violent path and come forward to join active politics to contest (elections). India is the country of Mahatma Gandhi and...
  • Are We Battle Ready: Submarine repair takes forever January 13, 2009

    New Delhi: Overemphasis on indigenous work is hurting India's readiness for war. As India's vital submarine arm struggles with dangerously low numbers, a topend submarine has been taken out of the fleet for a repair programme. The shocking part is that the repair schedule will last 10 years. Such upgrades have previously...