Visakhapatnam: News

11 May 2024

Andhra Pradesh

₹7 crore cash seized after vehicle overturns in Andhra Pradesh

Police in Andhra Pradesh have seized cash amounting to ₹7 crore ahead of the assembly and Lok Sabha elections in the state on May 13.

31 Mar 2024

Andhra Pradesh

'Sorry...I've to go': Student's last text before suicide over harassment

In a heartbreaking incident, a 17-year-old student from Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, tragically ended her life by jumping off her college building.

26 Dec 2023

Indian Navy

Indian Navy's indigenous warship INS Imphal commissioned: Capabilities, significance

The Indian Navy commissioned its new indigenously developed warship INS Imphal in Mumbai, Maharashtra, on Tuesday.

20 Nov 2023

Fire Accidents

Visakhapatnam: Fire at harbor destroys 35 boats, Navy called in

A devastating fire erupted at a fishing harbor in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam, gutting around 35 fishing boats on the intervening night of Sunday and Monday.

30 Oct 2023

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra trains collided after driver missed red signal: Railways official

A preliminary assessment by the East Coast Railway (ECR) reportedly found the train collision in Andhra Pradesh's Vizianagaram on Sunday evening—which killed 13 and injured 50 people—was caused by "human error."

25 Aug 2023


Top souvenirs to remember your visit to Visakhapatnam

With its pristine beaches, including the famous RK Beach and Yarada Beach, and a backdrop of lush hills, Visakhapatnam offers a unique coastal experience.

20 Jun 2023

Andhra Pradesh

Seer arrested for raping orphan girl in ashram for months

A seer has been arrested for allegedly raping a 15-year-old orphan girl multiple times over several months at an ashram that he ran in Andhra Pradesh.

Stones pelted at Visakhapatnam-Secunderabad Vande Bharat train for 3rd time

In yet another act of vandalism, stones were hurled at the Visakhapatnam-Secunderabad Vande Bharat Express on Wednesday.

31 Jan 2023

Andhra Pradesh

Visakhapatnam to be Andhra Pradesh's new capital: CM Jagan Reddy

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday announced that Visakhapatnam would be the new capital of the state.

20 Jan 2023

Telugu Films

Allu Arjun visits Visakhapatnam for 'Pushpa 2'; fans go berserk

Actor Allu Arjun received a warm welcome at Visakhapatnam airport when he arrived on Thursday evening to shoot for Pushpa: The Rule.

29 Aug 2022

Andhra Pradesh

Aged Indian couple creates history by climbing Mount Kilimanjaro together

Ravi Kishore Mallapragada's childhood hobby of climbing small hills in Visakhapatnam became an obsession for him as he recently climbed Gilman's Point in Kilimanjaro along with his wife Sowdamini.

03 Aug 2022

Andhra Pradesh

Over 100 workers hospitalized after 'gas leak' at Andhra factory

More than 100 workers were taken ill on Tuesday at the apparel factory of Brandix India Apparel Company (BIAC) in Atchutapuram, near Visakhapatnam, as a result of a suspected gas leak.

04 Apr 2022

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh: Thirteen new districts launched; 'momentous day', says CM

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday inaugurated 13 new districts in the state via videoconferencing, doubling the total number of districts in the state to 26.

04 May 2021

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh: N440K strain 15 times more virulent, say experts

The N440K strain of the coronavirus, called the AP strain as it was first discovered in Andhra Pradesh's Kurnool, is at least 15 times more virulent than the previous strains, say experts.

01 Aug 2020

Andhra Pradesh

11 crushed to death as crane collapses at Visakhapatnam shipyard

At least 11 persons were killed as a huge crane crashed at Hindustan Shipyard Limited (HSL) in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, on Saturday afternoon.

30 Jun 2020

Andhra Pradesh

Visakhapatnam: Gas leak at pharma plant claims two lives

In a terrible piece of news, two workers died and four were hospitalized after harmful gas leaked from a factory in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam around midnight on Monday. The incident was reported from the Sainor Life Sciences pharmaceutical company.

20 Jun 2020


Traumatized by Sushant Singh Rajput's demise, fan ends her life

Affected by the tragic demise of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, a girl from Visakhapatnam allegedly died by suicide on Tuesday. The deceased, Suman Kumari, was working as a teacher in a private school.

03 Jun 2020


Gujarat: Fire after explosion at chemical factory injures 40 workers

In a tragic turn of events, 40 workers were injured in Gujarat on Wednesday after a blast led to a huge fire in a chemical factory in Bharuch district.

How the Visakhapatnam gas leak happened: A timeline

A tragic incident unfolded in Visakhapatnam early Thursday morning when a gas leaked from a chemical plant in the city.

07 May 2020

Andhra Pradesh

Vizag: Gas leakage kills eight; PM Modi calls urgent meeting

In a terrible piece of news, a gas leakage at a chemical plant in Vizag, Andhra Pradesh, took eight lives and made hundreds sick. The incident happened around 3 am on Thursday.

19 Mar 2019

Andhra Pradesh

Telugu actress Rashmi Gautam's car hits man

Telugu actress Rashmi Gautam met with a car accident in the wee hours today in Kurmannapalem in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.

23 Feb 2019


When Rohit Sharma thought Yuzvendra Chahal's muscles are 'intimidating'

Social media is a funny place, especially when celebrities engage in harmless banter.

Visakhapatnam: Maoists, mostly women, shoot TDP MLA Kidari Sarveswara dead

Two Telugu Desam party leaders, including Araku MLA Kidari Sarveswara Rao and former MLA Siveri Soma were killed in a Maoist attack on Sunday in Visakhapatnam.

Dr. Reddy's Duvvada unit gets six observations from German regulator

German regulatory authority has issued six major oBSErvations pertaining to good manufacturing practices (GMPs) of Dr. Reddy's Laboratories' (DRL) for its Visakhapatnam plant.