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17-Sep-2018 Visakhapatnam

Fire destroys 2 cinema theatres in Vizag

Two cinema theatres were gutted in a huge fire here on Monday, police said. There were no casualties.A short circuit is suspected to have caused the fire in the Kanya and Sree Kanya theatres located in the same building at Gajuwaka area.According to the...

24-Aug-2018 Vishakhapattanam

Share and Care is the core philosophy of our nation : Venkaiah Naidu

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that Share and Care is the core philosophy of our nation. He was addressing the gathering after releasing the Book 'Colonial Syndrome: The Videshi Mind Set in Modern India', written by Prof. Rama Krishna...

26-Feb-2018 Vishakhapattanam

Happiness of giving to society unmatched : Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on Monday called upon the corporate honchos to inculcate the spirit of service as the happiness they get from giving back to society will be unmatched.Addressing the CII Partnership Summit in Visakhapatnam, the founder of...

25-Feb-2018 Vishakhapattanam

Foundation stone laid for IIFT, IIP in Andhra

Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu on Sunday laid the foundation stone here for the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) and the Indian Institute of Packaging (IIP) which will come up Andhra Pradesh's Kakinada town.The state-of-the-art...

17-Dec-2017 Visakhapatnam

My twin strike changed match's momentum : Kuldeep Yadav

Left-arm wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav felt that his two wickets in an over changed the complexion of the match as India thumped Sri Lanka by eight wickets in the decisive third and final One-Day International (ODI) to clinch the series 2-1 here on Sunday.India...

17-Dec-2017 Visakhapatnam

India clinch ODI series against Sri Lanka

India eased to an eight-wicket win against Sri Lanka in the decisive third and final One-Day International (ODI) to clinch the series 2-1 here on Sunday.The Indians dominated with both bat and ball, restricting Sri Lanka to 215 runs before Shikhar Dhawan's...

16-Dec-2017 Visakhapatnam

Shikhar Dhawan confident of India prevailing in series decider

On the eve of the ODI series decider here against Sri Lanka, India opener Shikhar Dhawan expressed confidence on the hosts' ability to demolish any side."The calibre we have got, once we settle, we can demolish any side," Dhawan said in the pre-match press...

17-Nov-2017 Visakhapatnam

Bill Gates recalls first meeting with Naidu 20 years ago

Microsoft Founder Bill Gates on Friday said he was really excited at meeting Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu for the first time over 20 years ago.Addressing the valedictory of the three-day AP AgTech Summit 2017, the Co-Chair of Bill and Melinda...

17-Nov-2017 Visakhapatnam

Run agriculture like business to transform economy: Bill Gates

Microsoft Co-founder and Co-Chair of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates, on Friday called for running the agriculture sector like business, saying this will be a key element in the recipe for India's economic transformation.He underlined the need for...

04-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Sham Lal Choudhary visits residence of Gowhar

Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control Sham Lal Choudhary today visited the residence of slain BJP youth leader Gowhar Ahmad to extend his sympathies with the bereaved family.Gowhar Ahmad was killed by terrorist recently. The Minister strongly condemned...

31-Oct-2017 Visakhapatnam

Karambir Singh takes charge of Eastern Naval Command

Vice Admiral Karambir Singh took over as the Eastern Naval Command chief on Tuesday, succeeding Vice Admiral H.C.S. Bisht.Vice Admiral Singh took charge at a Ceremonial Parade held at the Naval Base here, inspected the Ceremonial Guard and reviewed platoons...

28-Oct-2017 Srinagar

DDC Srinagar reviews arrangements for Guru Purab

District Development Commissioner Srinagar, Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, today convened a meeting to review the arrangements for forthcoming Guru Purab celebrated on the birthday of Guru Nanak Dev Ji on November 4.The meeting was attended by SP Srinagar, SE PWD (R&B),...

16-Oct-2017 Visakhapatnam

Indian Navy commissions INS Kiltan - 'silent killer on the prowl'

India's naval defence got a boost on Monday with the commissioning of the indigenously-developed anti-submarine warfare stealth corvette INS Kiltan, nicknamed "silent killer on the prowl", which is capable of fighting in nuclear, biological and chemical warfare.Defence...

16-Jun-2017 Visakhapatnam

Did not help TDP MP in boarding flight : Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati

Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju has denied helping Telugu Desam party (TDP) MP J.C. Diwakar Reddy board the flight after the latter created a ruckus at the Visakhapatnam airport on Thursday.Raju told a television channel on Friday that the MP...

20-Apr-2017 Visakhapatnam

Navy chief presents Naval gallantry, service awards

Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba on Thursday conferred Gallantry and Service Awards to Navy personnel on behalf of the President Pranab Mukherjee at a ceremonial parade here.The Naval Investiture Ceremony, an annual event for the Indian Navy, was held at Command...

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