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Posted on 09-Oct-2017

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Two-day ISRO exhibition gets under way in city. Uma Maheswar Reddy and Prem Kumar of Sri Gayatri Vidya Nilayam describe how their creation ‘solar cooker’ helps replace biomass-based fuel with renewable energy while cooking.

Similarly, Umang and Riti, Class V students of Timpany School, share how the rocket model they designed aids in forecasting weather.

The advantages of geo-stationary satellite were explained by Edwin Bhaskar, a Class IX student of Amar English Medium School.

Along with five rocket and three satellite models and a photo exhibition depicting 38 frames put up by Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC), SHAR, students from 17 schools presented more than 35 projects at the two-day outreach event organised by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) that began at Dr. L. Bullayya College on Sunday.
TCS Selects 511 Gitam Students Posted on 10-Oct-2017
About 511 students of Gitam University have been selected at the campus interview conducted by the Tata Consultancy Services on Monday, According to director of training and placement cell of the university Gurumoorthy Gangadharan in a statement here. Principal of the Institute of Technology K. Lakshmi Prasad said companies such as Microsoft, Accenture, and Future First would be conducting campus interviews on the campus shortly.

VISAKHAPATNAM: Six of the 16 top IT companies that participated in the Blockchain Business Conference have committed to opening their branches in Visakhapatnam. Said a senior government official. The government of Andhra Pradesh had received a lot of proposals from SMEs during the Fintech Vizag Valley event. 60 per cent of the participating companies had come for the first time to Vizag. Chennai, Bangalore and Mumbai based start-up SME companies are willing to start operations in Vizag. Government is in talks with 19 companies out of which 6 companies have already committed to opening offices in Vizag. The State Government is also in talks with regulatory bodies like RBI and SEBI with regard to policies. National Stock Exchange (NSE) is planning to open a data centre in Andhra Pradesh. We are excited that the companies see an opportunity in Vizag and are willing to invest.

Petrol Pumps to Remain Shut On Posted on 12-Oct-2017
On account of protests by Visakhapatnam petrol dealers, the petrol bunks around town will remain shut on October 13th. All petrol bunks in the Visakhapatnam district will shut down from Thursday midnight to Friday midnight. This information is given out so that you can be fore-warned and prepared. People are queuing up to fill up their vehicle tanks well before the rush sets in. You would want to do the same. So what is the cause of the protest? The lack of transparency in pricing of petrol in the country. The dealers allege that consumers and petrol dealers are being hood winked. The crude oil rates on the international markets are dipping while the prices of petrol etc are rising in the country. A hike of Rs.6 has been noticed in petrol prices over the past 3 months. What they are questioning is the basis for this increase.

Chandrababu Naidu to Visit Vizag Posted on 13-Oct-2017
Visakhapatnam: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will be in city on October 17 to lay the foundation stone for the Rs.113 crore flyover bridge at Naval Armament Depot Kotha road Junction leading to the city airport, and the TU 142 aircrat museum at the beach. He will also participate in the Ananda Deepavali programme to be held on the beach road in the evening.

Nandamuri Balakrishna is always known to extend his support for creating awareness on cancer among people. He is chipping in to support cancer patients through his non profit cancer care hospital Basavatarakam Indo American hospital. He also takes part in various fund raising events in US quite often. Now, the star actor is going to lead a massive awareness walk to be held in Vizag on the 28th of this month under the organisation of Life Again foundation. South actress Gautami is the founder of this non profit organisation which involves in several awareness campaigns leading the fight against the lethal disease. Several political bigwigs and few others stars from Tollywood will lead this walk in Vizag.

Bill Gates to Visit Visakhapatnam Posted on 14-Oct-2017
In what is coming as a heartening news to all the citizens of Visakhapatnam, the co-founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates is all set to visit the city. Gates, who is also the co-founder of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, will participate in the ‘Agri Hackathon’ event that will be organized in Visakhapatnam from November 15 to 17. As per an official press release, Bill Gates will be in the city for two hours. Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu will inaugurate the ‘hackathon’ event on 15th November. Principal Secretary, Agriculture, Mr. D. Rajasekhar said that Mr. Gates along with the Chief Minister will participate in the event’s valedictory ceremony on the 17th of next month. The Principal Secretary and district collector Mr. Pravin Kumar reviewed the arrangements on Thursday.

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