Articles about Vijayawada

Cyclone Nivar: Chennai airport shuts operations tonight; trains canceled

25 Nov 2020

India
Cyclone Nivar: Chennai airport shuts operations tonight; trains canceled

Ahead of Cyclone Nivar's landfall on the eastern coast of the Indian peninsula, operations at the Chennai airport have been suspended from 7 pm Wednesday till 7 am the next day.

Indore emerges India's cleanest city for the fourth consecutive time

20 Aug 2020

India
Indore emerges India's cleanest city for the fourth consecutive time

In a moment of pride for Indore, it has emerged as India's cleanest city for the fourth time in a row, according to the Swachh Survekshan Survey 2020.

7 dead as fire erupts at COVID-19 facility in Vijayawada

09 Aug 2020

India
7 dead as fire erupts at COVID-19 facility in Vijayawada

Early Sunday morning, a massive fire broke out at a hotel in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, which was being used as a COVID care facility.

Coronavirus: 5 states to receive first batch of Hetero's COVIFOR

25 Jun 2020

India
Coronavirus: 5 states to receive first batch of Hetero's COVIFOR

Five states across India will be the first to receive Hetero Healthcare's COVID-19 drug, COVIFOR, the first generic brand of the experimental drug remdesivir.

Chandrababu Naidu's crowded welcome in Andhra Pradesh sparks political row

26 May 2020

Politics
Chandrababu Naidu's crowded welcome in Andhra Pradesh sparks political row

After spending two months at his Jubilee Hills residence, Hyderabad, in neighboring Telangana, former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu returned to the state on Monday, only to spark a major controversy.

Andhra Pradesh could get three capitals; state tense, opposition outraged

20 Jan 2020

Politics
Andhra Pradesh could get three capitals; state tense, opposition outraged

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy wants his state to have not one, not two, but three capitals and hopes this task is completed during the three-day special Assembly session that started today.

Indian Navy bans smartphones, Facebook on bases, ships: Here's why

30 Dec 2019

India
Indian Navy bans smartphones, Facebook on bases, ships: Here's why

Navy personnel can't use social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, or WhatsApp on ships and bases, the Indian Navy said in a strict order.

Two Air India flights suffer damages amid turbulence; crew injured

22 Sep 2019

India
Two Air India flights suffer damages amid turbulence; crew injured

An Air India plane from Delhi to Vijayawada encountered severe turbulence which resulted in a commode in one of the lavatories being ripped out. Cabin crew were also reportedly injured in the incident, which occurred on September 17.

Vijayawada: Man beheads wife, walks with severed head in hand

12 Aug 2019

India
Vijayawada: Man beheads wife, walks with severed head in hand

In a horrid incident, a man beheaded his wife in broad daylight in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, yesterday, and walked the streets with the decapitated head.

Where are the toppers of CAT (IIM) 2011-15 now?

01 Dec 2018

India
Where are the toppers of CAT (IIM) 2011-15 now?

The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are the most sought-after B-schools that provide quality management education in the country.

Where are the toppers of CAT (IIM) 2011-15 now?

02 Sep 2018

India
Where are the toppers of CAT (IIM) 2011-15 now?

The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are the most sought-after B-schools that provide quality management education in the country.

AP: Two-time MP from Vijayawada, Chennupati Vidya, passes away

18 Aug 2018

India
AP: Two-time MP from Vijayawada, Chennupati Vidya, passes away

Former Member of Lok Sabha, Chennupati Vidya, died of heart attack in Vijayawada of Andhra Pradesh in the wee hours today at the age of 84.

Where are the toppers of CAT (IIM) 2011-15 now?

03 Aug 2018

India
Where are the toppers of CAT (IIM) 2011-15 now?

The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are the most sought-after B-schools that provide quality management education in the country.

Survey: Indore, Bhopal & Chandigarh are India's cleanest cities

17 May 2018

India
Survey: Indore, Bhopal & Chandigarh are India's cleanest cities

For the second year in a row, Indore and Bhopal have retained their position as the top two cleanest cities in India, followed by Chandigarh.

700km-long Hyperloop transportation system proposed to connect Anantapur-Amaravati-Vijayawada

08 May 2018

Technology
700km-long Hyperloop transportation system proposed to connect Anantapur-Amaravati-Vijayawada

US-based Hyperloop Transportation Technologies has proposed to set up a Hyperloop transportation system in Andhra Pradesh, which is an emerging form of an ultra-high-speed ground transportation system.

AP special status: Chandrababu Naidu on 12-hour fast on birthday

20 Apr 2018

India
AP special status: Chandrababu Naidu on 12-hour fast on birthday

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu today launched the "Dharma Porata Deeksha", a 12-hour hunger strike, demanding "justice" for the state from the Centre, including the special category status.

I-T department names, shames 24 tax defaulters through newspaper ads

30 Mar 2018

Business
I-T department names, shames 24 tax defaulters through newspaper ads

The income tax department on Thursday advertised in several national dailies a pan-India list of 24 defaulting individuals/companies who collectively owe it taxes worth Rs. 490 crore and have either reported inadequate assets or gone untraceable.

Delhi: Now enjoy deluxe suites at New Delhi railway station

26 Feb 2018

India
Delhi: Now enjoy deluxe suites at New Delhi railway station

Be honest, we associate railway stations and the facilities provided by it with something that's unhygienic and filthy. Hence, we prefer waiting at the platforms than access the accommodation provided by IRCTC.

Aadhaar-based verification at airports from next year

22 Nov 2017

India
Aadhaar-based verification at airports from next year

From 2018, passengers flying out of the Ahmedabad, Kolkata and Vijayawada airports will be able to enjoy paperless travel if they link their tickets to Aadhaar.

Hyperloop in Andhra Pradesh: 35 km stretch in 5 minutes!

07 Sep 2017

India
Hyperloop in Andhra Pradesh: 35 km stretch in 5 minutes!

The Andhra government is planning to introduce Hyperloop technology that will apparently allow one to travel from Vijayawada to Amaravati in five minutes.

Vijayawada airport gets cabinet nod for getting International status

04 May 2017

India
Vijayawada airport gets cabinet nod for getting International status

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the granting of the International status to Vijayawada airport.

Airports are now seeking Aadhaar check-ins

04 May 2017

India
Airports are now seeking Aadhaar check-ins

In what appears to be a natural progression following the Railways' push for Aadhaar-based identification, airports are now mulling on introducing the same practice to ease their burden.