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Students from various schools participating in the poster design contest organised by Essar and The Hindu on Tuesday. Photo: K.R. Deepak
The Hindu Students from various schools participating in the poster design contest organised by Essar and The Hindu on Tuesday. Photo: K.R. Deepak

Zest for green cause to the fore

300-odd school students don the role of artists at poster design contest organised by Essar and The Hindu. The competition was held in two categories – juniors (classes 4 to 7) and seniors (classes 8... »
A kalyana mandapam in a dilapidated condition at Gullalapalem VUDA Colony. Photo: C_V_SUBRAHMANYAM

Longing for a facelift

Interestingly, the residents of Gullalapalem VUDA Colony near Sriharipuram appear to be the health conscious lot. There are four children parks with a few amusement rides and one big park with walk... »
A view of the arch at the entrance of Gullalapalem VUDA Colony near Sriharipuram in Visakhapatnam. Photo: C_V_SUBRAHMANYAM

A colony sans apartments

Gullalapalem VUDA Colony near Sriharipuram is a preferred area for many. The place, once a spread of mango orchards, still reflects shades of the past. Formed in 1978, the colony has 490 independent h... »

Helping the less-privileged children

With the overwhelming response from the former students, Andhra University Evergreen Engineers and Vizag Seniors have come up with three summer camps this year. Keeping its focus on nurturi... »
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RINL Executive Director Finance GN Murty studying coins put up on display with a magnifying lens at the Philately and Numismatic Exhibition after inaugurating it at Ukkunagaram in Visakhapatnam on Sunday.- Photo By arrangement
VISAKHAPATNAM, April 22, 2014

Philately, numismatic show a big draw

Numismatic and philatelic exhibition organised by Ukkunagaram Club in association with the Numismatic and Philatelic Society of Visakhapatnam turned into a big draw.Several hundred schoolch... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, April 22, 2014

Free workshop on film making

If you think that the success of a movie depends on its casting, music and foot-tapping item numbers, you are mistaken. The movie ‘Minugurulu’ has no such regular templates to draw the audi... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, April 22, 2014

Kothapalli Geetha nomination is in order: official

An objection raised by CPI(M) candidate Midiam Babu Rao against the caste of YSR Congress candidate Kothapalli Geetha was turned down by Returning Officer for Araku Parliamentary constituency and P... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, April 22, 2014

Jawaharlal Nehru Pharma City looking for a push

Tax disincentives and unreliable power supply have led to flight of units and putting investments to the tune of over Rs.2,000 crore in the Jawaharlal Nehru Pharma City, Parawada, on hold.De... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, April 21, 2014

Lawyers bat for location of High Court in Vizag

The lawyers of Visakhapatnam have sought the location of the High Court of residual State of Andhra Pradesh in the city.Stating that the city is home to several law colleges and Damodar San... »
Jagdish of Jagadamba theatre displaying the different formats of digital and analog film in Visakhapatnam. Photo: C.V Subrahmanyam
VISAKHAPATNAM, April 21, 2014

Old movie theatres go digital

To compete with the flashy style and ambience of multiplexes, the traditional cinema halls in the district, including the city, have gone digital. In total, 28 screens in the city and over 60 in th... »
A girl performing at the Vishu celebrations organised at Kerala Kala Samithi in Visakhapatnam on Sunday. Photo: A. Manikanta Kumar
VISAKHAPATNAM, April 21, 2014

Vishukaineettam brings smiles

The huge urali was brimming with coins, currency notes, new clothes, tender coconut, konna puvvu (yellow-coloured seasonal flowers), rice, vegetables, and fruits. After offeri... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, April 20, 2014

LGBTs get assertive

In their struggle to achieve their rights, the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community in the city may explore ‘none of the above’ (NOTA) option in the ensuing elections.Th... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, April 20, 2014

Two siblings killed in road accident

Two school-going sisters were killed in a road accident at Pattabhi Rami Reddy Gardens here on Saturday, leaving their parents inconsolable.Jayasri (11) of Class VI and Vijayasri (9) of Cla... »
CPI(M) district secretary Ch. Narasinga Rao releasing manifesto in Visakhapatnam on Friday. PHOTO: C.V. SUBRAHMANYAM
VISAKHAPATNAM, April 19, 2014

CPI(M) vows to focus on Vizag development

The Congress, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Telugu Desam Party (TDP), which have been pursuing neo-liberalisation policies, should be defeated in the ensuing elections for the benefit of... »

Prayers mark Good Friday

Congress rebel, supporter held for attack on Deo’s car

Nomination process continues in city

Busy bees for poll-time crumbs

Voters to get ID cards at doorstep

Union Minister Deo’s car damaged in mob attack at Araku

Traders told to apply online before April 30 for TIN

IGNOU stands for quality education: AU Registrar

A youngster playing at the newly-inaugurated bolwing alley 'Bowl N Roll' near Siripuram in Visakhapatnam on Monday. Photo: K. R. Deepak
VISAKHAPATNAM, April 22, 2014

Be bowled over on VIP Road

Long very long ago, the city was described as an entertainment-starved place. But now, with several options springing up, people are spending their leisure time in style. The latest to join... »
Two water coolers provided by SVS Seva Samithi on Platform no. 4 at Duvvada Railway Station in Visakhapatnam as part of their community service initiative. Photo: C.V. Subrahmanyam
VISAKHAPATNAM, April 22, 2014

SVS Seva Samithi serves passengers at Duvvada

Thanks to the initiative taken by SVS Seva Samithi, passengers and the general public using Platform-4 side of Duvvada railway station are having access to pure and cool drinking water in the hot s... »
An aerial view of the industrial pollution in the city. Photo: K. R. Deepak
VISAKHAPATNAM, April 22, 2014

Of rapid urbanisation and its impact

While on one hand various surveys conducted in the past say that the city of Visakhapatnam is one among the fastest growing cities in the country, a number studies also reveal that the city is one... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, April 22, 2014

Jet Airways to pull out of Vizag?

Jet Airways withdrew its Vizag – Chennai flight on Monday. The airline was also said to be planning withdrawal of its flights to other destinations from Vizag by May 31. The Jet – Etihad deal seem... »
Kumbha Ravibabu
VISAKHAPATNAM, April 21, 2014

Rebel trouble still haunts TDP

With TDP sticking to its nominee at Elamanchili and changing at Araku in the last-minute, it faces trouble from rebels in both the Assembly constituencies. At Araku, the party initially ann... »
The five-member team from Kerala which is on an environmental awareness campaign sharing its views in Visakhapatnam. Photo: A. Manikanta Kumar
VISAKHAPATNAM, April 21, 2014

On a mission from God’s own country

A five-member team of nature enthusiasts from God’s own country, Kerala, has embarked on a mission to spread the message of ‘Save water, save tree, and save nature’. Riding on a Bolero, the... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, April 20, 2014
INDUSTRY DOSSIER

Uncertainty dogs steel production 2025 target

Ups and downs in the market and the absence of pricing power puts a question mark over India’s plan to achieve 300 million tonne steel production by 2025 and to make the country the second largest... »
Honorary president of YSR Congress and party nominee for Vizag Lok Sabha constituency Y.S. Vijayamma at an election rally in Visakha North Assembly segment on Saturday. Party candidate for Assembly constituency Chokkakula Venkata Rao is seen. Photo: A. Manikanta Kumar
VISAKHAPATNAM, April 20, 2014

Focus on fishermen continues

YSR Congress Party’s honorary president and Visakhapatnam Lok Sabha candidate Y.S. Vijayamma for the second day on her campaign trail focussed on the problems of fishermen community. Despit... »
Cheergirls participating in a rally taken out by Congress candidate for Visakhapatnam Lok Sabha constituency Bolisetty Satyanarayana who filed his nomination papers in the city on Saturday. Photo: C.V. Subrahmanyam
VISAKHAPATNAM, April 20, 2014

Sabbam Hari, Bolisetti harp on ‘local candidate’

On the last day for filing nominations for the Lok Sabha and AP Legislative Assembly elections on Saturday, two of the contestants both from major political parties, who filed their nominations fo... »
April 19, 2014

An incurable genetic disorder

Hemophilia is a condition seen in some persons when the blood does not clot or coagulate when a blood vessel is cut. This is a hereditary genetic disorder and mostly seen in males due to genetic f... »

Vijayamma chants development mantra in Bheemunipatnam

Students divided over PGMET re-exam

BJP hints at changes to keep the alliance going

RTC authorised agency counter opened

Design poster on Earth Day, win prizes

Time to land a job in

Vijayamma to file nomination today

Two arrested, stolen cash recovered

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