5 killed in accident on Chennai-Kolkata NH in A.P.

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Five persons, including three children, were killed in a road accident at Narasaraopet centre in Chilakaluripet, Guntur district, on the Chennai-Kolkata National Highway 65 on Monday morning. The deceased were identified as Anand Kumar, 26, Surya Bhavani, 22, Venkateswara Rao, 30, Sonakshi, 5, and Geetheswar Babu, 3. They were returning […]

Vizag giving up on goal of becoming an IT hub?

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Visakhapatnam was once billed as South India’s Silicon Valley in the making. The city aspired to become a world-class IT hub along the lines of Bengaluru and Hyderabad, and had several factors working in its favour — a scenic coastline, excellent connectivity and a robust infrastructure. However, efforts to attract […]

Garbage-free city plan goes awry

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The recent change in guard at the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) and other factors seem to have cast a shadow on the initiatives of making city garbage-free by June 30 (Sunday). Outgoing Municipal Commissioner M. Rama Rao had announced that the city would be made free garbage by streamlining the […]

123 child workers rescued in Krishna

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At least 123 children aged below 18 engaged in various works have been rescued from their workplaces during raids led by the police department for two days. The Departments of Labour and Child Welfare have been roped into the exercise, which aimed at identifying the child workers across Krishna district, […]