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Vizag Emerges 9th Richest City

Posted on 14-Nov-2017

Vizag Emerges 9th...
After the bifurcation of the Telugu states, AP govt. is planning to make Visakhapatnam, the Financial Hub of the state. It seems that the efforts have resulted in Vizag becoming the 9th richest city in the country.

Yahoo India has recently conducted a survey to identify the top 10 richest cities in India (GDP (Gross Domestic Product) was taken as a measure) for year 2016, and according to the survey, Visakhapatnam is ranked 9th richest city in India. The city was placed 10th in the country in earlier survey. Vizag has outrun Surat in Gujarat to get the 9th rank in the list of Top 10 richest cities in India.

Hyderabad is at 5th place in the list. Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Pune, Vizag and Surat are the Top 10 richest cities. Maharashtra and Gujarat are the only states to have two cities each in the list.
Schools Wear A Festive Look Posted on 15-Nov-2017
Students in colourful attires present cultural programmes. The city schools wore a festive look with scores of students presenting cultural programmes and showcasing their expertise in creative skills to mark Children’s Day. Dressed in colourful attires, they headed for the school in a buoyant mood. Students of Andhra University English Medium School presented enthralling cultural programme to mark the occasion. HRD Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao exhorted the students to be responsible citizens. He said periodical health check-up will soon be introduced for students. Delhi Public School, Anandapuram celebrated Bal Diwas with patriotic fervour. For a change, teachers donned the role of students. Principal Eshwari Prabhakar and the staff were present.

Vice-President Releases Poster Posted on 16-Nov-2017
The conference will discuss the issues related to the theme ‘Emerging India: Smart City and Smart Communication’. Vice-President M.Venkaiah Naidu here on Wednesday formally launched campaign for the forthcoming 39th all-India Public Relations Conference to be held from Dec. 15 to 17. He released a theme poster of the three-day conference. MP K. Hari Babu and Minister for Agriculture Somireddy Chandra Mohan Reddy were present. National president of Public Relations Society of India (PRSI) Ajit Pathak, vice president – south US Sharma, chairman of Visakhapatnam chapter DVR Murthy, secretary PLK Murthy, and treasurer A Govind Rao, and national committee member BV Vijay Prasad, BR Vikram Kumar, field publicity Officer M. Srinivas Mahesh participated in the poster launch. About 300 delegates representing the corporate sector, academia, industry and government will participate. The conference will discuss the issues related to the theme ‘Emerging India: Smart City and Smart Communication’.

Araku Balloon Festival Posted on 17-Nov-2017
Araku Balloon Festival gets extended by a day. The much-talked-about Araku Balloon Festival captured the imagination of one and all for the past two days. This spectacular event, which was flagged off on 14th November, entertained the visitors with some dazzling visuals. While the event has been witnessing a massive number of spectators, many cringed for not being able to make it to Araku to have this unique experience. As per the latest update, the Araku balloon festival has been extended for a day, thanks to the skies clearing up! The night glows will be showcased in all their glory tonight as well. Also, for those who missed the spectacle of flights taking to the air, here’s the good news. The morning flights are going to take place on 17th November as well. So, ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, don’t be disappointed! Head to Araku as the Balloon Festival is in full swing today evening and tomorrow morning in Araku.

Air India To Launch New Flights Posted on 18-Nov-2017
Air India Limited will operate new flights in the New Delhi-Port Blair-Vizag-New Delhi and New Delhi-Vizag-Port Blair-Vizag sector from January 1 to March 24, 2018. As per the schedule, AI-485 will depart New Delhi at 5.30 am and arrive Port Blair at 9.15 am, AI-486 will depart Port Blair at 9.55 am and arrive Vizag at 11.55 am and AI-486 will depart Vizag at 12.30 pm and land at New Delhi at 2.35 pm. The flights will operate on the 2nd, 3rd, 5th and 7th day of every week. Similarly, AI-485 will depart New Delhi at 5.30 am and reach Vizag at 7.35 am, AI-485 will then depart from Vizag at 8.10 am and arrive Port Blair at 10.10 am. AI-486 will depart from Port Blair at 10.50 am and land at New Delhi at 2.35 pm. The flights will operate on the 1st, 4th and 6th day of every week.

Printed Books Still Hold Sway Posted on 20-Nov-2017
Despite digital onslaught they still manage to survive. After a long tiring day at work, nothing makes K. Anuradha, who works in a private organisation, relax than turning the pages of a book for about 45 minutes. No matter what, she spends a while reading books before hitting the bed every night. Even in this digital age where e-books play a key role, ardent readers say that the experience of getting engrossed in the world of paper books filled with inky words is something they could not afford to skip as this traditional regimen forms an integral part of their relaxation techniques to unwind and de-stress. In connection with the National Library Week celebrations, librarians and those who run bookstores say that the demand for printed books have increased over the years despite the growing popularity of e-books. “At a time where a majority of people end up spending most part of their day operating devices, books provide the much-needed respite to those who want digital-detox. Even though e-books are gradually making their presence felt in the market, printed books continue to be the preferred format of reading among diverse age groups,” says Sunil Nevatia, director of Pages bookstore.

Students Catch A Glimpse Of Space Posted on 21-Nov-2017
They make a beeline for ‘Moonshot Wheels’. With excitement writ large on their faces, students of GVMC High School, R.P. Peta, Kancharpalem lined up in front of the ‘Moonshot Wheels’, a mini planetarium, to get a glimpse of the space and astronomy. On Monday, they took turns in going round the exhibits put up at the venue and board the bus to view the concepts related to space technologies from close quarters. What’s more, some of the curious students joined hands to explain 14 science models including eclipse, solar system, and phases of the moon. In its endeavour to reach out to 40,000 underprivileged students in 12 States, Agastya International Foundation in association with the Team Indus Foundation launched the ‘Moonshot Wheels’ in February at Bengaluru. Encouraging students to bring out science models aligned with their curriculum and contribute to space field with ‘do-it-yourself’ activities and introducing them to a lunar spacecraft simulator comprising ‘Ek Choti si Asha’ (ECA) moon rover and lander, young instructors explained some of the experiments of the spacecraft through digital presentation. Gouthami, class VII student, said she aspired to become a space researcher and the avenue fuelled her desire to become one. ‘Moonshot Wheels’ was inaugurated by general manger of Larsen and Toubro (L&T) Pankaj Chadha. The bus will be stationed at GVMC High School, Kancharpalem till Friday and is open for students from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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