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US pharma firm plans to invest $ 5 bn. in A.P.

Mr. Rajeev Mukundan told Mr. Chandrababu Naidu that the company had four facilities in Visakhapatnam and was looking to expanding. »

Modi, Naidu on same page to dilute labour laws: CITU

Centre of Indian Trade Union State general secretary M.A. Gafoor on Monday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu were on the same page to bring a... »

‘India still far from food security’

The average per capita food consumption is about 500 gm per person, which is much lower than the global average, said Prof. Venkatesh B Atreya, of the MS Swaminathan Foundation.Talking to... »
Chandanotsavam

VIP rush bothers devotees at Simhachalam

An unexpected number of VIPs inconvenienced the massive turnout of pilgrims at the annual Chandanotsavam festival at the temple of Lord Sri Varaha Lakshmi Nrusimha Swamy in Simhachalam near here o... »
Amit Garg.

Over 1,500-strong police force to handle the event

A strong police force of over 1,500 personnel drawn from various departments such as traffic, civil, crime, law and order, armed reserve and AP Special Police (APSP), will be present on the Simhach... »
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VISAKHAPATNAM, April 21, 2015

CITU ridicules Naidu’s claim on Singapore model

CITU State general secretary M.A. Gafoor on Monday lampooned Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu for his claims to develop Andhra Pradesh on the lines of Singapore and Shanghai.“He is not on... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, April 21, 2015

Gold buyers, beware

People buying gold ornaments for ‘Akshaya Trutiya’ on Tuesday have been asked to ensure that the gold merchants adopt standard procedures. The Legal Metrology Department has advised consumers to in... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, April 21, 2015

Students held for ‘stealing laptops’

A final-year engineering student of Chaitanya Engineering College, Kommadi, was arrested for allegedly stealing laptops from the hostel rooms of Andhra University Engineering College.The acc... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, April 20, 2015

One held on land grab charges

Pothina Ramana alias Potti Ramana (50), a resident of Handicapped Colony, Midhilapuri VUDA Colony Layout, Madhurawada, was arrested by the City Task Force (CTF) here on Sunday.Ramana gained... »
Members of Nair Service Society showering petals on the deity of Lord Krishna at Vishu celebrations in Visakhapatnam on Sunday.—Photo: C.V. Subrahmanyam
VISAKHAPATNAM, April 20, 2015

Fervour marks ‘Vishukani Utsav’

Traditional music of God’s Own Country came alive at Kerala Kala Samithi, as members of Nair Service Society came together to celebrate ‘Vishukani Utsav – 2015’ on Sunday evening.While women... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, April 20, 2015

Cruise tourism waiting to be tapped

Leveraging the beachfront and available jetties or keeping in mind the development of other ports and bringing in luxury boats or small cruise ships has potential for development of tourism. ... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, April 20, 2015

Summer cricket camp from May 1

Police Cricket Club will be hosting a month-long cricket coaching camp for boys under 14 from May 1 at the police barracks grounds.The camp will be held from 6 a.m. to 8.30 a.m and from 4 p.... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, April 19, 2015

Workshop on natural farming

Keeping their focus on promoting natural farming methods recommended by agriculturist Subhash Palekar from Maharashtra, an army of farmers is conducting a two-day workshop next month. Farmers from... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, April 19, 2015

Complicated brain surgery performed

A rare surgery for removing a TB cyst filled with pus in the pituitary gland of the brain of a 20-year-old girl, was performed at a corporate hospital here.Tumour like TB infection in pituit... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, April 19, 2015

New initiative

As part of its new business initiative, NTPC has decided to expand its vendor base and bring about uniformity in procurement process at all power plants.The power major which has 2,000 MW Si... »

VPSC to hold summer camp from April 24

Call to nurture nature

Helping them be on their own

Drumming up interest

CPI (M) invites public to meeting on Beach Road

Make right to work a fundamental right: CPI(M)

“Committed to promoting State’s tourist potential”

“Mother’s affection, rural ethos influence my works”

VISAKHAPATNAM, April 21, 2015

Poster design contest on earth tomorrow

With the theme ‘How can you make a difference to protect the earth’, ESSAR Foundation, CSR arm of ESSAR Group, along with The Hindu is organising a poster design contest on Apr... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, April 21, 2015

Taken for a ride after extracting password

An employee of a private firm in the city revealed his SBI credit card particulars along with the PIN and within few hours received shock of his life on receipt of SMS that two online orders had be... »
Sri Varaha Lakshmi Nrushimha Swamy Devasthanam Executive Officer K. Sriramachandra Mohan grinding sandalwood paste on Wednesday at Simhachalam in Visakhapatnam, ahead of the Chandanotsavam on Tuesday. - A file Photo.
VISAKHAPATNAM, April 20, 2015
Simhachalam Chandanotsavam

Top priority for smooth darshan

To make the annual Chandanotsavam, the only day on which devotees worship presiding deity of Simhachalam Sri Varaha Lakshmi Nrusimha Swamy in his “nijarupa”, as smooth as possible, authorities pro... »
Visakhapatnam, April 20, 2015

Solid waste management

Municipal Administration Minister P. Narayana has said the government is considering setting up waste to energy plant on the lines of those in Sweden to solve the solid waste management problem. At... »
Lapping it up!:The cricket matches have become a game-changer for the hospitality sector, which is passing through a lean season.—Photo: K. R. Deepak
VISAKHAPATNAM, April 20, 2015

IPL brings cheer to city hotels

The buzz around Indian Premier League (IPL) is soaring high in the city and it’s not just the cricket fans who are an excited lot.With the three IPL matches being played here, it has given a... »
Phanisayana Suri addressing scholars at a meeting in Visakhapatnam on Sunday.— Photo: C.V. Subrahmanyam
VISAKHAPATNAM, April 20, 2015

Telugu scholars see need for comprehensive dictionary

Telugu has been declared a classical language by the Centre, but a lot needs to be done to nurture it and promote its usage. There is a need for the language to adopt some of the technical terms to... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, April 20, 2015

IT industry set to get a big push

Four projects lined up for launching in next few days are set to create required ecosystem to put Visakhapatnam on the world IT map.Notwithstanding the dislocation cyclone Hudhud caused to t... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, April 19, 2015

CPI (M) condemns Trinamool govt. for attack on people

The Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Saturday condemned the West Bengal government, the ruling party and the State machinery for their all-out attack on the people during the municipal electi... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, April 19, 2015

Fulfil promises made to A. P., TS, says CPI(M)

The CPI (M) has demanded that the Centre grant special status to Andhra Pradesh and deliver special packages promised to the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.In a resolution on the sub... »
Budding actor Rhia displaying a sari at the exhibition of Srujan hand embroidery in Visakhapatnam.— Photo: C.V. Subrahmanyam
VISAKHAPATNAM, April 19, 2015

Threads of continuity from the Kutch

It is a story of a generation of artisans of Gujarat’s Kutch region passing on a textile legacy, a tale of painstakingly done unique embroidery patterns that signify each tribe and the story of a c... »

‘Songs in regional dialects have greater acceptance’

City boy to take part in global chess contest

400 kg ganja seized, two arrested

Site identified for next phase of startup village

AU law exams rescheduled

‘Tourism mission to spur economic growth of State’

ECoR achieves highest loading

Special campaign to begin tomorrow for voter card-Aadhaar linking

K. Ravi Teja

Net neutrality: A free & open net for all

You cannot see the startup culture thrive if there is an unfair advantage to a chosen few, say young entrepreneurs »
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