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Surajya Yatra to Start From Vizag 15-Sep-2017
The Surajya Yatra being launched by Lok Satta founder Jayaprakash Narayan for good governance in two Telugu States will begin in Visakhapatnam district from September 15. The Yatra will raise six key issues-providing citizen services in a transparent and time-bound manner, quality and affordable education to all, health care, decentralization of power to allow local bodies address the grievances of people effectively ensure punishment to those who violated law and committed crimes without undue delay to restore people’s faith in law and make agriculture profitable as majority of people, dalits and weaker sections were dependent on it for their livelihood — during the yatra and come out with solutions to achieve them. The four-day yatra in Visakhapatnam would cover Gajuwaka, Andhra University, Madhurawada and Anakapalle and leaders would interact with different sections of people. From September 19 to 23 it would enter East Godavari district.
Kamineni Inaugurates Dialysis, IRCU 14-Sep-2017
Health Minister Kamineni Srinivas inaugurated a dialysis unit and an Intensive Respiratory Care Unit (IRCU) at the King George Hospital (KGH) here on Wednesday. Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Srinivas said that the KGH was catering to not only patients from North Andhra districts but also those from neighbouring Odisha and Chattisgarh States and hence top priority was being given to provide modern high-end medical equipment and appointment of full-fledged doctors and staff nurses and employees. He said 20 dialysis units were being provided at the KGH under public-private participation jointly by the Central government and Nephro Plus. While 14 dialysis units were already installed, the remaining six would be provided soon. He commended the KGH administration and staff for doing more work with less staff. KGH Superintendent G. Arjuna and Andhra Medical College principal P.V. Sudhakar were present.
Vizag to Host Tech Event 13-Sep-2017
Visakhapatnam: Transforming Education for Humanity (TECH)-2017 will be organised in the city from December 16 to 18 under the aegis of UNESCO and Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP). AP HRD Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao said: “We organised with success mega events such as IFR, Partnership Summits, Disaster Management and E-Governance. TECH-2017 will assume similar significance. Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu will inaugurate it. Union HRD Minister Prakash Javdekar will attend it. AS many as 250 delegates from 71 countries will participate in the three-day conference,” he said, adding that Ministers of nine countries and 50 ambassadors will be there.
An Investment Hotspot 12-Sep-2017
Expressing satisfaction over successful holding of three-day IIA International Innovation Fair, IT Minister Nara Lokesh on Monday said they would continue to pitch for the City of Destiny as an investment hotspot. In his Facebook post after attending the valedictory of the fair attended by Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu and other dignitaries, he said We intend to do more such events in Vizag. Mr. Lokesh also expressed satisfaction over Mr. Naidu’s praise for AP Innovation Society for successfully organising the event by bringing several inventors to the city.
Araku Coffee to Spread Its Aroma 11-Sep-2017
Girijan Cooperative Corporation to open its cafe by year-end. The humble cup of coffee that cheers up mood, initiates conversation and relaxes you from a tiring day is brewing up a storm in the city. The current market dominated by outlets like Cafe Coffee Day, Baristas and other local cafe shops will soon get another name to the list. And this time it is a brand that is already creating ripples across the region and also in Paris with its aromatic coffee flavours. In a first, the Girijan Cooperative Corporation (GCC) is planning to start its chain of cafes starting from Visakhapatnam. The cafe will have a contemporary decor to compete with the existing players in the market and will showcase the best tastes of Araku coffee in the city.
International Innovation Fair 09-Sep-2017
VISAKHAPATNAM: The three-day International Innovation Fair 2017, hosted by the Andhra Pradesh Innovation Society, begins here on Saturday, according to Chief Executive Officer V. Valli Kumari. At a media conference here on Friday, on the eve of the three-day event, she said representatives from 30 countries would participate in the event being held in the State for the first time after bifurcation. She said the fair would be inaugurated by Alireza Rastegar, President of the International Federation of Inventors' Associations (IFIA). The event would be held at Taj Gateway hotel. She said models from all the 30 participating countries would be on display and "it will give a great opportunity to the local companies and start-ups to access international technologies. There will be a seminar on technology transfer on Sunday in which the State IT Minister, N. Lokesh, will participate." On the concluding day, Monday, three prizes - gold, silver and bronze - would be given by Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu at the valedictory session. Valli Kumari said a hackathon would also be organised from 4 p,m on Friday to 6 p.m on Sunday on citizen-centric services at Sunrise incubation hub at Rushikonda. She said a memorandum of understanding would be signed with the National Research Development Corporation (NRDC) by the AP Innovation Society to help the students and startups in the State. A.S Rao, President of the Indian Innovators' Association, said that "innovat...
Feast For Cricket Lovers in City 08-Sep-2017
Good amount of cricket is in store for the cricket buffs of the city. The city will host five ODI’s between India A and New Zealand A from October 6 to 15. While Vijayawada will host two four-day matches from September 23 to 26 and from September 30 to October 3. The ODIs will be held in Visakhapatnam on October 6, 8, 10, 13 and 15, according to an official press release from BCCI. This apart Team India will clash with the Asian rivals Sri Lanka in an ODI in December this year.
Mobile Rythu Bazaars Started 08-Sep-2017
Much to the relief of the people living in some areas of Visakhapatnam, the Agricultural Marketing department has launched mobile Rythu bazaars in the city. Covering many areas in Visakhapatnam Be it from an industrial perspective or from the tourism point of view, the city of Visakhapatnam is growing day by day. However, contrary to the city’s growth, the number of Rythu bazaars in it hasn’t increased. The bazaars which were set up in the year 2000 are still the only ones to be existing. Currently these exist in the areas of MVP colony, Seethamadhara, Akkayapalem, Madhurawada, Gopalapatnam, Marripalem, Kancherapalem, Pendurti, Gajuwaka, Steelplant, Mulagada, Pedagantyada, and Peda Waltair.
AP Govt Invites KCR to Vizag 07-Sep-2017
Government of Andhra Pradesh extended invitation to Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao requesting his presence at the two-day national level summit on pollution control, scheduled to be held in Visakhapatnam. Chief Justice and four other judges of Supreme Court, Chief Justice of High Court will participate along with the Chief Minister of both the Telugu states on September 16 and 17. The consent from the TS CM is awaited. The state which already hosted National Women’s Parliament at the beginning of this year, will now be conducting a National level event on Pollution Control. The event will deliberate on the measures to be taken to prevent and control pollution, protection of environment apart from the legislation's to be implemented.
'Fun With Science’ Workshop Held 07-Sep-2017
Sri Prakash Vidyaniketan organised a ‘Fun with Science’ workshop on Wednesday to ignite and inspire the budding minds. The workshop was conducted by a team of academicians from Japan, led by the guidance of Dr. Tesuhisa Shirasu and Kazuya Takahashi, global teacher awardee. They broadened the frontiers of scientific knowledge by touching upon various hands-on activities. The inspiring thoughts that were shared during the workshop left an indelible mark in the minds of the students. Simple experiments An array of simple yet thought-provoking experiments was performed with an astute goal to nurture joyful learning. The interaction gave an excellent opportunity to students for developing an interest in sciences effortlessly.
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