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Tag: Visakhapatnam

Dark Underbelly Of Odisha Capital?
Sexual Crimes Against Girls, Women High In Odisha's Bhubaneswar: Niti Aayog Bomb

In the backdrop of Nayagarh 'Pari' rape-murder and Mamita murder, the Niti Aayog's Urban SDG index 2021 rates women crime in Bhubaneswar higher than Vizag, Patna and Kolkata

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Watch: Bus Catches Fire In Visakhapatnam, Narrow Escape For 32 Odisha Labourers

Visakhapatnam: As many as 32 passengers had a close shave after a bus carrying them from Odisha caught fire on the National Highway-5 at Paikaraopeta near Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday. Though the exact reason behind the fire has not been ascertained, short-circuit is suspected to be the cause behind the mishap. All the […]

Additional Special Trains From ECoR From This Week, Check List & Timings

Bhubaneswar: To facilitate the movement of passengers, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) has decided to run six more special trains from its jurisdiction from this week. Services of two trains – Bhubaneswar-Tirupati-Bhubaneswar and Sambalpur- Jammu Tawi- Sambalpur have already started, sources said. “Additional Special Trains will run from the second week of January, 2021 and […]

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IRCTC's Two Special Air Tour Packages Travelers Wouldn’t Want To Miss

Bhubaneswar: Providing a once-in-a-while opportunity for the commoners to visit famous religious and tourist destinations in Kerala and Gujarat at very affordable rates, the Indian Railways Catering & Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has launched Special Air Tour Packages – ‘Majestic Kerala with Shree Padmanabhaswamy’ which includes houseboat stay; and visit to famous Dwaraka-Somnath Temple, Jyotirlings and […]

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Odisha: Goods Train Derails In Koraput, Restoration Work Underway

Jeypore: Around one and a half month after a goods train derailed in Koraput district, a similar incident took place at Jarti station in the same district late on Monday night. As many as four wagons of a goods train came off the track near Jarti station while it was on its way to Visakhapatnam. […]

Martyr’s Week: 12 Hard Core Maoists Operating On Odisha-AP Border Surrender Before Vizag Police

Visakhapatnam: Jolting a major setback for the Left Wing Extremists (LWEs) amid the ongoing ‘Martyr’s Week call by the ultras, 12 Maoist cadres involved in extremism in the bordering areas of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh surrendered at Chintapalli Police Station under Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh on Sunday. Additional Police Commissioner, Vidya Sagar Naidu welcomed […]

Crane Collapses At Hindustan Shipyard In Vizag, 10 Killed

Visakhapatnam: At least 10 persons were reported killed and several others injured when a jetty crane collapsed on Saturday at the Hindustan Shipyard Limited premises. According to eyewitness accounts, the mishap occurred between 11.30 am and 12 noon when officials were testing the crane. At least 20 persons were working on the spot when the […]

Vizag Gas Leak: 2 Killed In Pharmaceutical Firm

Visakhapatnam: Two persons died and four others took ill in a gas leak at a pharmaceutical unit in Visakhapatnam on Monday night, the second industrial disaster to strike the port city in less than two months. The incident occurred at Sainor Life Sciences Private Limited, a pharma company located at Jawaharlal Nehru Pharma City in […]

PM's constituency Varanasi among 20 best performing Smart Cities to guide 'laggard' ones

New Delhi: With some of the 100 selected Smart Cities lagging behind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s parliamentary constituency Varanasi will guide Amritsar and Ahmedabad will help Chandigarh in implementing projects under the mission. The Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry has paired up 20 best performing cities with the 20 bottom cities and they will […]

Dream beginning to opening in Tests: Sehwag hails Rohit

Visakhapatnam: Former Indian opener Virender Sehwag hailed Rohit Sharma for the start he made as an opening batsman in Test cricket. Rohit smashed 174 and 127 in India’s first Test against South Africa in Visakhapatnam. The hosts ended up winning the match by a big margin of 203 runs. India’s decision to promote Rohit, who […]

Police rescue 30 bonded labourers in Nabarangpur

Nabarangpur: The district police rescued 30 bonded labourers including minor girls and boys in Nabarangpur late last night. The labourers were being taken to Visakhapatnam in a bus by two middlemen who were detained by the police. Acting on a tip-off, cops searched the bus near Majhiguda Chhak in Nabarangpur district and rescued the labourers, […]

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YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy injured in attack at Vizag airport

Visakhapatnam: YSR Congress leader Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy was Thursday injured when he was attacked by a man with a sharp-edged object at the airport here, official sources said. Reddy, the leader of the opposition in the Andhra Pradesh assembly, received a minor injury on his shoulder and is doing fine, they said. Initial […]

2nd ODI: Hope-Hetmyer guide Windies to tie in last ball thriller

Visakhapatnam: India skipper Virat Kohli’s 37th ODI ton went in vain as the West Indies pulled off a heart-stopping chase to hold the hosts to a tie in the nail-biting second One-day International at the Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium here on Wednesday. This is interestingly the second tied match between the two […]

2nd ODI: India win toss, decide to bat

Visakhapatnam: India captain Virat Kohli won the toss and decided to bat in the second One-Day International (ODI) against at the Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium here on Wednesday. Both teams have made one change each from the last match. India have brought in left-arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav in place of rookie pacer […]

Goods train derails near Berhampur

Berhampur: A goods train was derailed between Berhampur and Golanthara railway stations today morning. According to sources, two bogies of the train were derailed while it was en-route to Visakhapatnam from Khurda road, however, no casualties were reported. As per latest reports, Railway officials have reached the spot and are trying to bring back the […]

Cyclone Titli claims eight lives in Andhra Pradesh

Visakhapatnam: Eight people were killed in a very severe cyclonic storm Titli which wrecked havoc in north coastal Andhra Pradesh on Thursday, officials said. The cyclone, which made landfall between Andhra Pradesh and Odisha early on Thursday, uprooted trees, electricity poles and communication towers and also damaged crops. Srikakulam and Vijayanagaram districts were affected by […]

Commander Tomy reaches Visakhapatnam safely

New Delhi: Indian Navy Commander Abhilash Tomy who was under medical observation at Ile Amsterdam was brought to Visakhapatnam on friday safely onboard INS Satpura, Ministry of Defence said in a statement. “On September 21, his (Tomy) sailing vessel ‘Thuriya’ was dismasted when the boat was caught in a violent storm in the south Indian […]

Andhra MLA, ex-leader shot dead by Maoists

Visakhapatnam: Maoists today shot dead a ruling TDP MLA and a former party leader in Andhra Pradesh’s Visakhapatnam district, police said. The incident occurred near Thutangi village, about 125 km from coastal city of Visakhapatnam. K. Sarveswara Rao, belonging to Telugu Desam Party (TDP), was representing Araku constituency in the Andhra Pradesh state Assembly. The […]

Bank of Baroda Recruitment 2018 for 10th Pass: Here’s the detail

Bhubaneswar: Bank of Baroda has released a notification for the recruitment of Armed Guard to be posted in its branches across Bangalore and Visakhapatnam. Interested and eligible candidates can apply by March 7, 2018. Bank of Baroda Vacancy Detail Armed Guard – 04 Salary for the Post Rs 9,560 – Rs 18,545/-Per Month Job Location […]

Odia student death: Naveen speaks to Andhra CM

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government has sought an impartial probe into the death of Shreyas Kesharwani (Omm), a student from Sambalpur, allegedly due to ragging by his friends at a private college in Visakhapatnam. According to sources, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday spoke to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and urged for a […]

Ragging horror: Students take out rally, demand CBI probe into Shreyas’ death

Rourkela: With resentment brewing among people across Odisha, students of several schools and colleges took out a rally in Rourkela seeking justice for Shreyas Kesharwani, who died allegedly due to ragging by friends at a college in Visakhapatnam. Holding placards in hands, the students staged a silent protest and demanded a probe by Central Bureau […]

Ragging horror: Odia student had 'multiple internal injuries’

Bhubaneswar: Odia student Shreyas Kesharwani had suffered injuries to heart resulting in his death, revealed post mortem report that was submitted to the team of Visakhapatnam police by Capital Hospital authorities on Friday. The startling revelation could now possibly act as a major piece of evidence and change the course of investigation into the death […]

Vizag police in Odisha to probe Odia student death

Bhubaneswar: A three-member team of Vizag police visited Chandrasekharpur police station today and collected information on the death of Odia student Shreyas allegedly due to ragging at college hostel in Visakhapatnam. The team led by IIC of PM Palem police station in Vizag also visited the hospital where Shreyas was undergoing treatment. The investigating officials […]

Vizag police to visit Odisha today to probe ragging death

Bhubaneswar: A team of police from Visakhapatnam will meet the father of ragging victim Shreyas Keshwani who died after being beaten up by senior students at Sri Chaitanya Junior College hostel there. The team led by inspector in-charge of PM Palem police station will also subsequently visit the hospitals in Bhubaneswar and Rourkela where the […]

Ragging horror: Beaten up by hostel inmates, student dies

Sambalpur: Tension prevailed at Garposh village in the district after locals today called for a bandh protesting inhuman ragging of a student that led to his death on Saturday. The student was earlier allegedly ragged by his friends at the hostel of a college at Visakhapatnam. The student Shreyas Kesharwani (Omm) was beaten up by […]