Free Press Journal
  • UNESCO to set up Gaming University in Andhra Pradesh

    Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh): United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) will be setting up a ‘Design University for Gaming’ in Visakhapatnam.

  • Two fans of Pawan Kalyan die of electrocution

    Vijayawada, Two fans of actor-politician Pawan Kalyan died of electrocution while trying to install a 30-foot ‘flexi’ in Andhra Pradesh’s Visakhapatnam district, police said. The incident occurred in Payakaraopeta town, some 90 km from the coastal city of Visakhapatnam, on Tuesday night.

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    Andhra Pradesh woman gets husband killed for lover she met on Facebook

    Vijayawada: In a shocking incident, a newly-married woman in Andhra Pradesh’s Vizianagaram district got her husband killed for her lover, police said on Tuesday. Yamaka Sankar Rao, who married his maternal cousin Saraswathi just 10 days ago, was murdered on Monday. Within 24 hours, police cracked the case with the arrest of Saraswathi, who plotted the murder to live with a man she befriended on Facebook. The man has also been arrested.

  • Budget fallout:  BJP sure of truce with TDP

    New Delhi : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national general secretary Ram Madhav on Saturday said that the party and the Centre would soon be extending the olive branch to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and leader of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) N.Chandrababu Naidu to resolve his concerns in a mutually beneficial to both parties.

  • Karnataka, Andhra, TN cruise in Syed Mushtaq Ali

    Visakhapatnam : Karnataka edged out Hyderabad by two runs in a high-scoring encounter of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 South Zone tournament at the ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium here on Thursday.

  • Karthik stars in TN’s seven-wicket win over Andhra

    Visakhapatnam : Tamil Nadu opened its campaign in the South Zone Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 tournament 2017-’18, with an easy seven-wicket win over Andhra Pradesh at Dr Y S Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium here.

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    Spinners ensure India win by 8 wkts to seal 8th successive ODI series victory

  • Buoyant India eye series win

    Visakhapatnam : An imposing line-up and an impeccable record in this port city make India the clear favourites as they seek to clinch another series win against Sri Lanka in the third and final One-day International.

  • India needs multi-pronged approach to agriculture, says Venkaiah Naidu

    Visakhapatnam : Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday called for a comprehensive, multi-pronged approach to agriculture with focus on crop diversification as well as technology infusion to make the sector viable and sustainable.

  • Shiva, Manoj in semi-finals of National Boxing Championship

    Visakhapatnam : Defending champions Shiva Thapa and Manoj Kumar were assured of their second successive National Championship medals after the celebrated duo advanced to the semi-finals of the event here.

  • Indian Navy sacks sailor who underwent sex-change operation

    New Delhi: The Indian Navy has sacked a sailor for undergoing a sex change surgery last year, holding him guilty of breaching service rules. Manish Giri, a naval sailor, had undergone the sex change surgery in August at a hospital in Mumbai when he was on leave.

  • New Zealand A squad for India tour announced, Henry Nicholls to lead

    Wellington: The New Zealand A side for two first class matches and five One Day contests against India A from September 23 was announced here on Thursday by the country’s cricket board. The two first class matches will be played in Vijayawada, while the five One Day contests will take place in Visakhapatnam.

  • LS passes Bill for setting up petroleum institute in Andhra

    New Delhi : The Lok Sabha passed a bill, which provides for establishing the Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy (IIPE) in Andhra Pradesh that would impart high quality education and conduct advanced research in all aspects relating to the conventional hydrocarbons.

  • Shriram Properties, Xander group enter into $ 350 mn deal

    Mumbai : Realty player Shriram Properties on Tuesday  said it has signed a $ 350 million (Rs 2,290 crore) deal with Xander Group, making it the largest private equity deal in the real estate space. Under the deal, Xander acquires 100 per cent stake in Shriram’s Gateway SEZ in Chennai for USD 190 million (Rs 1,250 crore), with a further commitment of $ 160 million (Rs 1,040 crore) towards expansion of the IT

  • BJP’s next national meeting in Andhra

    New Delhi : With an eye on the coastal states in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the BJP has decided to hold its next national executive in Vijayawada or Visakhapatnam on July 15 and 16.

  • ONGC to invest $5.1 bn for developing oil finds in AP

    Visakhapatnam :  State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) on Friday signed an MoU with Andhra Pradesh government for investing $ 5.07 billion in developing oil and gas finds off the state’s coast by 2019-20.

  • Bhopal: State receives e-governance awards

    BHOPAL: State has received two national e-governance awards gold and silver for the year 2016 and 2017, in a function organised at Visakhapatnam on Tuesday. The awards have been announced by the Government of India.

  • Auction to turn 20 major stations into world class

    New Delhi : The Railway Ministry has identified 20 major stations in the heart of cities for auctioning next month for private investments to turn them into world class without putting pressure on its own strained finances.