Bharath Kumar (third from right) from Kurnool performing puja at Mt. Everest Base Camp along with his team members.
Bharath Kumar (third from right) from Kurnool performing puja at Mt. Everest Base Camp along with his team members.

Mt. Everest expedition team members safe

All of sudden, it started shaking and grew bigger even before I realised it was an earthquake, says Shekar Babu. »

MV Tax turns revenue spinner for Transport Dept.

Serpentine queues of vehicles witnessed at checkposts »

‘State can’t borrow more than Rs. 18,000 cr.’

The State is reeling under a debt burden of Rs.1.87 lakh crore.The State government cannot borrow any further debt more than Rs. 17,000 crore to Rs. 18,000 crore during this financial year i... »
Black-tailed Godwits in flight. —A File Photo

Migratory birds stay back in Kolleru Lake

The Black-tailed Godwits that breed in Siberia and come to ‘winter’ in Kolleru Lake are staying back in large numbers. The Black-Tailed Godwits are migratory and winter birds both in temperate and... »
Commissioner of Customs Sk. Khader Rehman felicitating chess player K.V.K. Karthik in Vijayawada on Saturday. —Photo: By Arrangement

Emulate Karthik, young chess players told

Andhra Pradesh Chess Association (APCA) and Global Chess Academy on Saturday felicitated city chess player K.V.K. Karthik, who went on to clinch the No. 1 slot in the first physically challenged na... »
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VIJAYAWADA, April 26, 2015

NDRF teams for relief operations

Teams from National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), 10{+t}{+h}Battalion (Mangalagiri), are likely to participate in the rescue and relief operations in Nepal and earthquake affected states.B... »
VIJAYAWADA, April 26, 2015

Bhimavaram to Hyderabad

The APSRTC launched a new AC sleeper service from Bhimavaram to BHEL, Hyderabad for the convenience of passengers. Service no.4898 departs from Bhimavaram at 9 p.m. and will arrive at BHEL, Hyderab... »
VIJAYAWADA, April 26, 2015

Submergence problem

The AP Capital Region Development Authority (CRDA) will send a technical team for knowledge sharing on prevention of submergence of Capital City Area by Kondaveetivaagu floods. The government issue... »
VIJAYAWADA, April 26, 2015

SBI launches exclusive gold loan cell

The State Bank of India (SBI) has launched an exclusive Gold Loan Cell at its NRI Branch here.SBI Vijayawada Urban Regional Manager Venkat Garikapati, who inaugurated the new facility on Sat... »
VIJAYAWADA, April 26, 2015

Passionate about reading books from childhood

Lanka Suryanarayana is an unapologetic bibliophile, hopelessly in love with the written word. At 80, his eyes sparkle like that of a child when he is talking about the pleasure of reading books.»
VIJAYAWADA, April 26, 2015

NAPM plans ‘Chalo Parliament’ on May 5

National Alliance of People’s Movements and its associate organisations are planning a demonstration in Parliament Street in New Delhi on May 5, protest against large-scale land acquisition by the... »
VIJAYAWADA, April 26, 2015

Police retrieve body from Ryve’s Canal

The Patamata police retrieved the body of a male aged around 30 years from the Ryve’s Canal near Nidamanuru bridge on Saturday.The police found a driving licence issued in the name of Vadde... »
VIJAYAWADA, April 25, 2015

PG medical counselling from April 29

Counselling for admission to post-graduate medical degree / diploma courses in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana for the 2015-16 will be held at Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences (NTRUHS) here from... »
VIJAYAWADA, April 25, 2015

Drinking water supply to be streamlined

The government has devised an action plan to address drinking water needs in drought-prone areas during summer. Accordingly, the government has sanctioned Rs. 40 crore for supplying drinking water.... »
Dark clouds hover above the city skyline before it rained on Friday morning - Photo: V. Raju
VIJAYAWADA, April 25, 2015

Sudden showers cool down ‘Blazewada’

For people who were reeling under humidity and a scorching sun, the summer showers and the resultant chill weather came as a big relief on Friday.The break of dawn was greeted with noisy thu... »

‘Give up move to privatise railways’

Landslide hits traffic near Kummaripalem

Landslide blocks traffic in Vijayawada

2 killed in wall collapse as rain wreaks havoc

Krishna tops in Inter results

‘Recognise small hospitals for health scheme’

Student’s suicide: NTRUHS Registrar appears before RTI Commissioner

Over 1,200 children to be trained on rights

Panicky residents who came out of their houses after the tremors at Bawajipeta in Vijayawada on Saturday. -Photo. Ch. Vijaya Bhaskar
VIJAYAWADA, April 26, 2015

Mild tremors cause panic in State

Mild tremors that occurred at around 11.45 a.m. on Saturday created panic among residents at several places in Andhra Pradesh, forcing many to rush out of their houses in the open. However, no repo... »
VIJAYAWADA, April 26, 2015

Aftershocks likely in next few days: NGRI

The National Geophysical Research Institute has warned that several aftershocks were likely to follow in the days to come following the magnitude 7.4 quake that struck Nepal this morning.The... »
VIJAYAWADA, April 26, 2015

‘Track cases, ensure justice to victims’

Deputy Director of Prosecutions B. Ramakoteswara Rao has instructed Public Prosecutors (PPs) and Assistant Public Prosecutors (APPs) to stay in villages where they are posted and see that culprits... »
VIJAYAWADA, April 26, 2015

Orientation programme for micro-planning teams

An orientation programme was conducted here on Saturday for the team members, who will be involved in preparing micro-plans for the development of 264 villages in Vijayawada Parliamentary constitue... »
Kiran Engineers proprietor T.P. Ramachandra Rao giving a demonstration of the coconut shredder at his factory in Vijayawada. -Photo: V. Raju
VIJAYAWADA, April 26, 2015

Coconut shredder helps curb mosquito menace

Discarded tender coconuts offer an ideal breeding conditions to mosquitoes. This is not unknown to the municipal officials, but they can do nothing except carry out fogging operations as no one has... »
VIJAYAWADA, April 26, 2015

CPI (M) opposes ‘handing over’ of land to corporates

The CPI (M) Krishna district unit said that it would launch a massive agitation if the State government did not shelve its proposals to hand over hundreds of acres to corporate entities and the aff... »
VIJAYAWADA, April 25, 2015

Trafficking of Bangladeshi minor raises concern

A recent alleged trafficking of a minor girl from Bangladesh to the city through West Bengal has raised many eyebrows. Sona (name changed), who was brought to India from a refugee camp in Cox’s Baz... »
VIJAYAWADA, April 25, 2015

Heavy rain lashes Anantapur district

An upper air trough running from Telangana to South Tamil Nadu across Rayalaseema caused heavy rain in Anantapur district for the second consecutive day. Isolated rains were recorded in Vizianagara... »
VIJAYAWADA, April 25, 2015

BSNL training for engineering students

BSNL has invited applications from 3rd and 4th year engineering students for summer training programmes on 2G and 3G mobile communication systems, high speed broadband, modern transmission systems... »
VIJAYAWADA, April 25, 2015

Probe into ‘harassment’ of Bangla minor begins

Representatives of the Childline on Friday inquired into the alleged sexual harassment of an inmate at the Childline Home in the city.A Bangladeshi minor girl, Sona, (name changed), who was... »

Paddy damaged by rain will be procured: Uma

‘Bird-flu chicken’ dump creates tension

Film on archer prodigy Shivani in the making

Lucky escape for passengers as bus catches fire

Ganta bats for Isha Foundation

Panchayat Raj Dept. to get Rs. 8,000 crore fund

Books carnival a huge draw

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