Women working at Sampoorna Rehabilitation Centre for Differently-abled in Visakhapatnam.
Women working at Sampoorna Rehabilitation Centre for Differently-abled in Visakhapatnam.

On a mission for ‘Sampoorna Swachta’

With the total cost of Rs.5.11 lakh, the first ever sanitary napkin manufacturing machine, sourced from A. Muruganantham of Jayashree Industries, Coimbatore, began its full-fledged operations in th... »
Rs.5 crore has been sanctioned in the first phase for the project, says Divisional Railway Manager Anil Kumar

Wagon workshop to improve operational efficiency: DRM

The Wagon POH (Periodic Over Haul) workshop announced for Visakhapatnam, by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu in the Railway Budget 2015-16, will ensure availability of wagons for the Visakhapatnam Po... »

VUDA teams clear unauthorised layouts

To curb the mushrooming of illegal layouts in the four districts within the jurisdiction of Viskahapatnam Urban Development Authority and protect the interests of the investor, the VUDA started ta... »

TDP puts out ‘gag’ order for its leaders

The war of words over injustice to Andhra Pradesh in the Union Budget with regard to special status to the new State and meagre allocation to the Polavaram multipurpose project and the railway zone... »

Teenager killed in bear attack

A 19-year-old youth was mauled to death by a bear near Kothaballuguda village under Araku Valley police station limits in Visakahaptnam agency area on Monday morning. According to the police, the v... »
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INCOIS launches app for fishermen

A clutch of products developed by the Hyderabad-based Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), including an Android app for ocean information services, was launched on Tuesd... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, March 3, 2015

Laparoscopic donor nephrectomy performed

A surgery was performed by a city surgeon recently during which kidney of a donor was removed through the laparoscopic method and transplanted onto a receiver.The usual nephrectomy (surgery... »
Miss Vizag Shobhana displaying a sari at the Pochampally Ikat Art Mela at Ramnagar in Visakhapatnam on Monday.— PHOTO: C.V. SUBRAHMANYAM
VISAKHAPATNAM, March 3, 2015

Pick your choice

A mix of light-weight silk saris with elaborate borders, mutka silk saris and a whole range of cotton and silk saris in traditional weaves catch one’s attention at Pochampally... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, March 3, 2015

Workshop for women science graduates

Aasra, in association with National Council for Science and Technology Communication, New Delhi, and Rotary Club of Visakhapatnam Port City, is inviting applications for admis... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, March 3, 2015

Central staff stage dharna

Central Government employees staged a demonstration in front of the Collectorate here on Monday demanding that the government effect wage revision from January 2014 and to concede other demands.»
VISAKHAPATNAM, March 3, 2015

Suggest your alternatives, slum-dwellers told

In the backdrop of the city being taken up for development into a Smart City, slum-dwellers have demanded that they be told of their place in the scheme of things. At a meeting organised by the Cam... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, March 3, 2015

‘Obscene dance’ show: 9 held

A birthday bash on Sunday night turned sour when the night beat of Parwada police station conducted a raid at a private guesthouse near NTPC Simhadri Power plant in Parwada mandal and arrested thre... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, March 3, 2015

Student killed in road accident

A final-year B. Tech student, of a private college, died on the spot and his friend was seriously injured in a road accident in the early hours of Monday.The deceased was identified as L. Ad... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, March 3, 2015

Decision on service tax hike, new cess deplored

The decision to increase service tax on several categories from 12.36 to 14 per cent and levy Swachh Bharat Cess of two per cent will kill the industry, speakers at a talk on Union Budget-2015-16 o... »
Visakhapatnam Bar Association president J. Prithviraj addressing mediapersons in Visakhapatnam on Sunday.— Photo: C. V. Subrahmanyam
VISAKHAPATNAM, March 2, 2015

Advocates to boycott courts today

Advocates in 13 districts of Andhra Pradesh would boycott courts on Monday in protest against the attack by Telangana advocates on judicial officers and advocates of AP origin, in Hyderabad on Febr... »

A gala musical night

Campaign for P4 stepped up

Withdraw GO on green norms: builders

Congress holds up traffic

Rs. 50 cr. for IIM is the only saving grace

Decision on corporatisation of ports draws mixed response

A fillip to ‘Make in India’ campaign

Employee-led growth needed: economist

Sk. Rahim receiving the cup and title from Divisional Railway Manager Anil Kumar in Visakhapatnam.
VISAKHAPATNAM, March 3, 2015

Good response to bodybuilding meet

Over a hundred body builders enthusiastically participated in the inaugural DRM Cup bodybuilding meet, organised by the East Coast Railway Sports Association, Waltair, at the Shubham indoor sports... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, March 3, 2015

Cool and colourful collection for all

As harsh rays of the sun pierces mercilessly through the skin, what can be more refreshing than stocking up on a variety of cool-breezy fabrics that of course strikes a fine balance between comfort... »
Coding enthusiasts and computer science students K. Bhanu Gayatri, Sakshi Mudgal, K. Nithin Kumar and KSN. Raju celebrate their achievement in Visakhapatnam.— PHOTO: C.V. SUBRAHMANYAM
VISAKHAPATNAM, March 3, 2015

A Candy from computer geeks

Spurred by a desire to do something significantly different, a team of four computer science students has put together three versions of Operating System that can run a Raspberry Pi or similar micr... »
President of Visakhapatnam Bar Association J. Prithviraj presenting flowers to II Additional Special Judge for CBI Cases N. Ananda Rao, who hails from Telangana, in Viskahapatnam on Monday. —Photo: C.V. Subrahmanyam
VISAKHAPATNAM, March 3, 2015

Locate new High Court in city: advocates

More than 6,000 advocates in the district boycotted courts in Visakhapatnam, Gajuwaka, Anakapalle, Narsipatnam and other places on Monday in protest against the attack on judicial officers and advo... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, March 3, 2015

AU students protest

Students of Andhra University, who had been agitating against the “discrimination” in payment of scholarship to them and the students studying in institutions outside the campus, staged a protest i... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, March 3, 2015

VUDA moves against unauthorised layouts

After several reviews with Vice-Chairman T. Baburao Naidu, VUDA officials have identified 100 unauthorised layouts.After a detailed meeting on February 27, the Vice-Chairman had instructed o... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, March 3, 2015

Huge haul of detonators

Anakapalle police arrested two persons and seized about 10,000 detonators from them on Sunday night.It is reported that one Thangaswami, a resident of Manipur, was allegedly trying to smuggl... »
Leaders of Visakhapatnam Port workers and employees’ unions V.S. Padmanabha Raju and S. Parasuram addressing a gate meeting at the VPT in Visakhapatnam on Monday.—Photo: C. V. Subrahmanyam
VISAKHAPATNAM, March 3, 2015

Port workers stage protest against corporatisation

The announcement on corporatisation of major ports by converting them into companies incorporated under Companies Act evoked strong protest by a section of employees of the Visakhapatnam Port Trust... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, March 3, 2015

‘Your wages first, then only our salary’

Participating in a community lunch with sanitation workers on Sunday, Municipal Commissioner Pravin Kumar assured them that their wages would be paid by the 5th or 10th of every month. He... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, March 2, 2015

Vidya Bhavan to house all educational wings

Offices of all State government educational departments will be located at Vidya Bhavan that is coming up here, Minister for Education and HRD Ganta Srinivasa Rao has said.Speaking after lay... »

It is colour, music, and fun all the way

Shringarika till March 3

B.R. Raju awards presented

MAT continuation leaves pharma units fuming

Budget a big con on people: Jayati Ghosh

Chasing the start-up dream

Postal savings scheme for girl-child

Land reclaimed, idol installed

Olive Ridley hatchlings grown in nests being released into sea near Ramakrishna Beach. Photo: K.R. Deepak

The mystery of the Olive Ridley turtles

Their beaches eroding and disturbed by human interference, fewer turtles are returning to nest every year »
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