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Cyclone Asani: Navy’s Eastern Command in Visakhapatnam steps up with aid

May 10, 2022 6:04 pm

Nineteen flood relief teams and six diving teams, along with Gemini craft and associated gears, are on standby at Visakhapatnam for rendering assistance to civil authorities.

Andhra CM Jagan Reddy pays 'courtesy visit' to his Haryana counterpart in Visakhapatnam

April 19, 2022 7:35 pm

Information Technology Minister Gudivada Amarnath also met the Haryana CM and accompanied Khattar on his visit to the Lord Narasimha Swamy Temple in Simhachalam.

India-Sri Lanka maritime exercise SLINEX begins in Visakhapatnam

March 08, 2022 7:17 am

SLINEX (Sri Lanka–India Naval Exercise) is being conducted in two phases. The first one, the harbour phase at Visakhapatnam on March 7 and 8, followed by the sea phase on March 9 and 10 in the Bay of Bengal.

Navy to commission first of four Visakhapatnam class destroyers on Nov 21

November 17, 2021 10:38 am

The event marks the formal induction into the Navy of the first of the four ‘Visakhapatnam’ class destroyers, indigenously designed by the Indian Navy’s in-house organisation Directorate of Naval Design and constructed by Mazagon Dock Limited, Mumbai, a statement from Eastern Naval Command said.

US Chief of Naval Operations arrives in Visakhapatnam on 3-day tour

October 13, 2021 9:53 pm

Admiral Michael Gilday was given a guided tour of facilities at Visakhapatnam Naval Dockyard.

Andhra Pradesh: Major fire at HPCL plant in Visakhapatnam

May 25, 2021 6:13 pm

An emergency siren was immediately sounded following which the employees and workers rushed out of the unit.

Visakhapatnam: 11 dead after crane collapse at Hindustan Shipyard, Rajnath orders departmental inquiry

August 01, 2020 11:09 pm

Visakhapatnam Hindustan Shipyard crane accident: The 70-tonne crane, which was built by the Mumbai-based Anupam Cranes two years ago but was yet to be made operational, had been undergoing load testing when the mishap took place.

Poor safety protocol, breakdown of emergency response led to Visakhapatnam gas leak: Panel

July 06, 2020 8:02 pm

Citing multiple inadequacies on the part of LG, the HPC faulted the "slackness of management" for poor safety protocol, poor safety awareness and inadequate risk assessment response that aggravated the situation, a senior government official told PTI.

An Expert Explains: What can go wrong with styrene?

May 27, 2020 10:39 am

On May 7, a leak of styrene gas in Visakhapatnam left 11 dead and affected thousands. A leading scientist discusses the compound, health implications, and possible causes for the leak, based on what is known.

Explained: Strict liability rule that NGT wants to apply in Vizag gas leak case

May 12, 2020 1:48 pm

The rule of strict liability, which has been applied around the world in both civil and criminal law, first evolved in the 1868 British case Rylands vs Fletcher.


Pungent air, deaths and chaos — Visakhapatnam gas leak in pictures

May 07, 2020 5:06 pm

Eleven people died while over hundreds fell ill following a gas leak from a chemical plant in Visakhapatnam on Thursday morning. People in the Gopalapatnam area, where the chemical plant is located, complained of irritation in eyes, breathlessness, nausea, and rashes on their bodies.

Cyclone Hudhud leaves a trail of devastation in Visakhapatnam

October 14, 2014 11:08 am

Visakhapatnam is struggling to find its feet after cyclone Hudhud brought the city to its knees on Monday (October 13), creating havoc and leaving complete devastation in its wake.


Arun Jaitley inaugurates CII Partnership Summit 2016

January 10, 2016 1:20 pm

Vizag, Jan 10 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley inaugurated the CII Partnership Summit 2016 in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, on Sunday. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu was also present at the 22nd edition of CII Partnership Summit, which was organised to showcase investment opportunities in ‘Sunrise Andhra Pradesh’. Several MOUs are expected to be signed during the Summit.