Visakhapatnam: News

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.

DRDO engineer held for leaking information on India's missile program

An engineer with the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) was arrested on Friday on charges of leaking sensitive information on India's missile development program.

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 Nov 2020


Andhra Pradesh: 17-year-old girl killed after argument over 'rejection'

A 17-year-old girl was killed on Saturday night after a man slit her throat following a heated argument in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam.

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.

After spending 18 days on ventilator, four-month-old beats coronavirus

Amid gloomy news items about the coronavirus pandemic, a story of hope and resilience was reported from Andhra Pradesh.

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.

16 Apr 2020

Narendra Modi

All six metros of India deemed as coronavirus red zones

On Wednesday, the Centre identified 170 hotspot districts and the list covered all the six metros and almost all major cities.

21 Jan 2020

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh: State Assembly passes Bill for three capitals

Former Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu's dream project of making Amravati the "futuristic capital" of Andhra Pradesh fell flat after the Assembly passed a controversial Bill approving three capitals in the state on Monday night.

20 Jan 2020

Andhra Pradesh

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.

30 Dec 2019


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.

04 Dec 2019


BSNL Rs. 777 broadband plan re-launched for new subscribers

BSNL has re-launched its Rs. 777 broadband plan a.k.a 500GB CUL plan in India. The popular plan comes with some attractive benefits including 500GB of data at 50Mbps and unlimited calling. However, there is a catch.

23 Nov 2019


Who is wicket-keeper batsman KS Bharat?

There has been a long-standing debate as to which wicket-keeper batsman can fill in the shoes of legend MS Dhoni.

03 Nov 2019

Bharti Airtel

BSNL introduces triple play broadband plans in some Indian cities

Upping the ante against private players like Reliance JioFiber and Bharti Airtel, BSNL has introduced triple play plans in some Indian cities to bundle broadband, landline, and cable TV services in one pack.

05 Oct 2019


Ajinkya Rahane, wife Radhika blessed with a baby girl

Indian cricket team's Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane and his wife Radhika Dhopavkar have been blessed with a baby girl, on Saturday.

11 Aug 2019


Hyderabad: Businessman flees #TajBanjara without paying Rs. 12 lakh bill

A real estate businessman, who stayed in the five-star Taj Banjara hotel in Hyderabad for 102 days, allegedly fled without clearing bills worth Rs. 12.34 lakh, police said.

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.

26 Feb 2019


India vs Australia: Preview, Dream XI of second T20I

India find themselves in a must-win scenario when they take on Australia in the second and final T20I match in Bengaluru on Wednesday.

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.

27 Oct 2018

Virat Kohli

IND vs WI 3rd ODI: Preview, Team news, TV listing

In Visakhapatnam, West Indies questioned India's prowess as they held the hosts to a thrilling draw.

24 Oct 2018

Virat Kohli

Kohli breaks Sachin's record, becomes fastest to 10,000 ODI runs

Virat Kohli has been in extraordinary form in 2018 and is in the best of touches with the bat.

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.