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Curious case of sea spewing ‘gold’ in Andhra’s Kakinada and the spirited rush

The police said a few houses and a couple of old temples on the coast had been washed away during the last month’s heavy rain and some of them might have lost small pieces of gold.
People have been sieving the beach sand hoping to find grains and beads of gold that could have washed ashore due to high tidal waves caused by recent Cyclone Nivar. (HT Photo)
People have been sieving the beach sand hoping to find grains and beads of gold that could have washed ashore due to high tidal waves caused by recent Cyclone Nivar. (HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 28, 2020 02:57 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu

6 killed as van overturns in Andhra Pradesh’s East Godavari district

Those injured have been shifted to a hospital, news agency ANI reported. The van was returning from a wedding and was carrying 15 people.
The van was returning from a wedding and was carrying 15 people, according to ANI, when it met with the accident in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The van was returning from a wedding and was carrying 15 people, according to ANI, when it met with the accident in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Oct 30, 2020 07:46 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray

Heavy rain lashes Andhra Pradesh as deep depression crosses coast

The State Disaster Management Authority said the deep depression crossed the coast between 6.30 pm and 7.30 am.
Andhra Pradesh saw a massive downpour in several districts(Shankar Narayan/HT PHOTO)
Andhra Pradesh saw a massive downpour in several districts(Shankar Narayan/HT PHOTO)
Published on Oct 13, 2020 11:32 AM IST
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Amaravati | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh

To sustain political aims, both YSRC and BJP display separate roles at Centre, state

The recent burning of a 62-year old chariot at the famous Vaishnavaite temple at Antarvedi in East Godavari district was a flashpoint in the BJP’s agitation against the state government and the YSRC government went all out to crush their agitation by arresting hundreds of BJP workers and putting scores of BJP leaders under house arrest.
For the last few days, the BJP leaders have been turning aggressive against the Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy government over a series of alleged attacks on temples.(ANI PHOTO.)
For the last few days, the BJP leaders have been turning aggressive against the Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy government over a series of alleged attacks on temples.(ANI PHOTO.)
Updated on Sep 22, 2020 01:06 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu

Former MP who led protests for Kapu reservations in Andhra, withdraws agitation

Padmanabham, also a former minister and four-time MLA from East Godavari district, had been in the forefront of the agitations, including the one that turned violent at Tuni in January 2016, in which Kapu protesters set fire to Visakhapatnam-bound Ratnachal Express.
Former MP Mudragada Padmanabham had been leading agitations for the last two decades demanding reservations for the Kapu community under Other Backward Classes (OBC) category has withdrawn the agitation.(HT FILE PHOTO.)
Former MP Mudragada Padmanabham had been leading agitations for the last two decades demanding reservations for the Kapu community under Other Backward Classes (OBC) category has withdrawn the agitation.(HT FILE PHOTO.)
Updated on Jul 13, 2020 04:56 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Edited by Sohini Sarkar

Covid-19 cases cross 6,000 mark in Andhra Pradesh

In exactly ten days, the total number of coronavirus cases increased by 2,040, with an average of 200 new positives per day, government statistics revealed.
The government claimed it had completed 5,52,202 tests so far at the rate of 10,341 per million population and stood on top of other states in the country.(HT Photo)
The government claimed it had completed 5,52,202 tests so far at the rate of 10,341 per million population and stood on top of other states in the country.(HT Photo)
Published on Jun 14, 2020 04:29 PM IST
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Amaravati | By Press Trust of India

Death toll in Godavari boat tragedy goes up to 9 as search ops resume

State tourism minister Muthamshetty Srinivas Rao said teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) were continuing their search operations.
The boat capsized in the Godavari river near Devipatnam in Andhra Pradesh’s East Godavari district.(ANI / Twitter)
The boat capsized in the Godavari river near Devipatnam in Andhra Pradesh’s East Godavari district.(ANI / Twitter)
Updated on Sep 16, 2019 01:17 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu

Kapu quota demand back to fore in Andhra, ex-MP writes to Jagan Reddy

Padmanabham, a former four-time MLA, spearheaded massive agitations, including the violent one in East Godavari district in January 2016 when agitators set fire to the Ratnachal Express.
East Godavari: Agitators belonging to the Kapu caste set fire to Ratnachal Express when it halted at Tuni railway station in East Godavari district in 2016(PTI)
East Godavari: Agitators belonging to the Kapu caste set fire to Ratnachal Express when it halted at Tuni railway station in East Godavari district in 2016(PTI)
Updated on Jul 09, 2019 07:57 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu

Bodies of two tribal boys found in a wooden box in Andhra village

While Prasant belonged to Koya tribe, Karthik belonged to Kammara tribe in Andhra Pradesh, they said, adding that the bodies have been sent for a postmortem.
Preliminary investigation, according to officials, said the boys might have died due to suffocation after trying in vain to get out of the box which they presumably got into while playing.(FilePhoto)
Preliminary investigation, according to officials, said the boys might have died due to suffocation after trying in vain to get out of the box which they presumably got into while playing.(FilePhoto)
Updated on Jun 04, 2019 07:37 AM IST
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Lok Sabha election 2019: Araku lone ST constituency in Andhra Pradesh

Araku is the only constituency Lok Sabha constituency reserved for Scheduled Tribes in Andhra Pradesh and came into existence in 2008.
Kothapalli Geetha won the Araku Lok Sabha seat in 2014 on a YSRC ticket.(Facebook)
Kothapalli Geetha won the Araku Lok Sabha seat in 2014 on a YSRC ticket.(Facebook)
Updated on Apr 11, 2019 07:29 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Two killed, heavy rainfall in Andhra as cyclone Phethai makes landfall

Phethai, which had weakened from a severe cyclonic storm into a cyclonic storm, made landfall near Katrenikona around 12.25 pm with a wind speed of 80 kmph, according to the Real-Time Governance Centre at the state secretariat in Vijayawada.
Indian residents walk along a breakwater at Kasimedu fishing harbour as cyclone Phethai approaches the eastern Indian coast, in Chennai on December 16, 2018. - Cyclone Phethai made landfall on the Andhra Pradesh coast on December 17. (Photo by ARUN SANKAR / AFP)(AFP)
Indian residents walk along a breakwater at Kasimedu fishing harbour as cyclone Phethai approaches the eastern Indian coast, in Chennai on December 16, 2018. - Cyclone Phethai made landfall on the Andhra Pradesh coast on December 17. (Photo by ARUN SANKAR / AFP)(AFP)
Updated on Dec 17, 2018 11:25 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Vijayawada | By HT Correspondent

Six students missing after Andhra boat capsize, rescue operations called off

The boat overturned around 4.30 pm after hitting the pillar of a partially-constructed bridge on the Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh.
A boat capsized in Andhra Pradesh’s East Godavari district on Saturday.(ANI Photo)
A boat capsized in Andhra Pradesh’s East Godavari district on Saturday.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Jul 14, 2018 10:28 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu

At least 40 feared drowned as boat capsizes in Godavari river

The passengers include a 20-member marriage party, the survivors told locals who launched the initial rescue operations.
Chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu ordered authorities concerned to immediately start rescue operations.(PTI File Photo)
Chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu ordered authorities concerned to immediately start rescue operations.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on May 16, 2018 12:33 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu

Caught on CCTV: Man runs over policemen at checkpoint in Andhra Pradesh

The man, who was allegedly drunk, escaped by driving over the policement in Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh.
A youth stopped by policemen tries to escape by running over them in Kakinada district in Andhra Pradesh.(ANI Twitter)
A youth stopped by policemen tries to escape by running over them in Kakinada district in Andhra Pradesh.(ANI Twitter)
Updated on Mar 28, 2018 04:23 PM IST
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