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The CPI(M) in Andhra Pradesh said it is opposed to the Chandrababu Naidu Government displacing farmers and taking over rich farm lands for building a capital. Photo: K Bhagya Prakash
The CPI(M) in Andhra Pradesh said it is opposed to the Chandrababu Naidu Government displacing farmers and taking over rich farm lands for building a capital. Photo: K Bhagya Prakash

CPI(M) challenges Chandrababu Naidu on land allotment

Challenging Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu to prove where and when the Communist Party of India (Marxist) was allocated 10 acres land in the State, party Central Executive membe... »
Chairperson of Lok Satta Party Jayaprakash Narayan gets set to address party supporters before starting his silent protest in Viskahapatnam on Thursday.Photo: C.V. Subrahmanyam

People not looking for freebies: JP

All Governments have to work to meet people’s aspirations and not dole out sops and goodies to win them over, Lok Satta Party chairperson Jayaprakash Narayan said.Speaking after breaking his... »
Merchant Vessel Tai Promotion berthed at Adani Coal Terminal on Wednesday evening, the first Panamax vessel with a draft of 12.5 metres to reach the Inner Harbour.

Port receives Panamax vessel

In a major milestone, a Panamax vessel with a draft of 12.5 metres carrying imported steam coal has berthed at the Inner Harbour of Visakhapatnam Port Trust.Merchant vessel Tai Promotion lad... »

Devotional fervour marks Guru Purnima

The deities of Nitai Gauranga were given a celestial bath with sacred waters of seven rivers – Ganga, Yamuna, Godavari, Saraswathi, Narmada, Sindhu and Kaveri – stored in 108... »

Bank cautions customers against fraudsters

Andhra Bank has cautioned its account holders to be wary of the growing menace of cyber crime.Addressing the media here on Thursday, bank Zonal Manager G.V. Lalitha Prasad said gangs were on... »
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A wild dog with the young ones born a month ago at Indira Gandhi Zoological Park in Visakhapatnam. —PHOTO: K.R. DEEPAK
VISAKHAPATNAM, March 6, 2015

Wild dog conservation to get a fillip

After a delay of nearly a year, the country’s first conservation breeding centre for the endangered wild dog (dholes) is finally getting ready to be launched in a month’s time at Indira Gandhi Zool... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, March 6, 2015

Mentoring naval wives

With the aim of creating an enabling environment for women hailing from Navy families and help them utilise their skills and available resources productively, the Naval Wives Welfare Association (N... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, March 6, 2015

Innovative programme for youth

With an intention to strengthen the competency level and empower youth by improving the standard of education in an inclusive manner, Magic Bus, a non-governmental organisation that works for the u... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, March 6, 2015

Cell set up to protect endowment lands

Land protection cell was formed to protect the lands of temples and other endowment institutions in the district, Assistant Commissioner of Department of Endowments E.V. Pushpa Vardhan said here on... »
Commissioner Pravin Kumar discussing with officials water supply to GVMC during summer.
VISAKHAPATNAM, March 6, 2015

GVMC mulls dredging of Yeleru canal

To improve its storage capacity, particularly to tide over the scarce situation during summer, the option of dredging the Yeleru Left Main Canal (YLMC) is being explored. Owing to heavy silt, the c... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, March 6, 2015

Food inspector in ACB net

Food Inspector K. Jayaprakash was caught red-handed by sleuths of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) for demanding and accepting bribe of Rs 5,000 from a pan shop owner near his home at NGOs Colony o... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, March 6, 2015

Call for struggle to check ‘forcible’ land acquisition

People’s movement is needed to effectively check the ‘forcible acquisition’ of agricultural lands from farmers by the government in the name of building a new capital for Andhra Pradesh, according... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, March 6, 2015

CCTV system at railway station commissioned

Divisional Railway Manager Anil Kumar commissioned a Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) security system at Visakhapatnam Railway Station on Thursday. Inspector-General and Chief Security Commissioner... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, March 5, 2015

EPFO adalat to be organised on March 10

The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation, Sub Regional Office, will be conducting ‘Bhavishyanidhi Adalat’ on March 10 at its office at Marripalem VUDA Layout, NAD Post, to redress the grievances... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, March 5, 2015

AUCET from May 5

Andhra University Common Entrance Test (AUCET) 2015 for admission into various post-graduate courses of AU and Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Etcherla (Srikakulam), will commence on May 5.Not... »

ECoR felicitates boxers

Dream Camp for orphaned children

Voter card-Aadhaar linking from March 9

Spreading message in a novel way

UNICEF project for adolescents

‘Gems of Araku’ on March 10

Rajahmundry corporators come to blows

Crackdown on unauthorised layouts to continue

Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Eastern Naval Command Vice Admiral Satish Soni accepting a piece of cake from a student of Sankalp at a programme in Visakhapatnam on Thursday. President of NWWA (Eastern Region) Payal Soni is seen. —Photo: C.V. Subrahmanyam
VISAKHAPATNAM, March 6, 2015

A performance so special

Some children swayed to the new-age film numbers and a few others tried to be in sync with them. While performing for some older tunes, a few required a little hand-holding by their teachers. Every... »
Suresh Joseph near his SUV in Visakhapatnam.
VISAKHAPATNAM, March 6, 2015

On a record drive, again

Travelling broadens one’s perspective and helps explore new horizons. It provides a rare opportunity to meet different people and enjoy cultural diversity. It is these thoughts that propelled Sures... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, March 6, 2015

Educational kits distributed

Educational kits, worth Rs.1,300 each, were distributed among 250 children residing at Kobbarithota and Bhupesh Nagar here on Thursday.The programme, jointly organised by the Child Rights Ad... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, March 6, 2015

34 teams for moot court contest

Thirty-four teams from law schools from various parts of the country are participating in the second Damodaram Sanjivayya national moot court competition being conducted by Damodaram Sanjivayya Nat... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, March 6, 2015

Complete works fast, says Commissioner

Commissioner of GVMC Pravin Kumar taking serious note of the delay in works on the Lawsons Bay Colony Park directed officials and the contractor to complete the works soon.He inspected the v... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, March 6, 2015

Preparations on for Intermediate exam

District Collector N. Yuvaraj told the principals and chief superintendents of colleges to complete preparations for the Intermediate examination, to be conducted from March 11 to 31, and ensure th... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, March 6, 2015

We have sunk differences, says TU leader

Trade unions professing different ideologies have come on a single platform to protect the interests of workers by waging a battle against the ‘anti-worker’ policies of the Centre, said All India v... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, March 6, 2015

‘Tribal people still being exploited’

The fact that ordinary ration cards were being issued to the Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTG, formerly known as PTGs) in spite of the Supreme Court orders, while they should get Antyoda... »
A fisherman carrying tuna fish for sale in Visakhapatnam.- Photo: K.R. Deepak
VISAKHAPATNAM, March 5, 2015

Airlifting facility to boost hopes of tuna exporters

Tuna exports to Japan, United States and European Union will get a major boost from the city with the airlifting facility expected to take off within two to three months.Silk Airlines, which... »
The BoB is all set to be the focus of attention of oceanographic researchers as part of the Second International Indian Ocean Expedition.— Photo: K.R. Deepak
VISAKHAPATNAM, March 5, 2015

BoB to turn into a beehive of activity

Bay of Bengal will become a beehive of activity for oceanographic researchers with the Second International Indian Ocean Expedition (IIOE-2) being undertaken for a five-year period to study factors... »

Twin challenges of love and career

VUDA groans under I-T burden

Focus more on safety, staff at industries told

Chit fund victims petition CP

Special trains extended

Two students die, 1 hurt in road mishap

Students should have an aim: VPT Chairman

IN THEIR ELEMENTS Singer Poojan Kohli, music director Sricharan Pakala and singer Ambika Sashithal at the concert Photo: K.R. Deepak

Rocking it all the way

Singer Poojan Kohli and band Kairoz rocked the evening last weekend at a live concert »
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