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Easy availability and affordability, wrong notions that it could be an alternative to liquor because of its high alcohol content appear to be driving many people to consuming toxic hand sanitisers and putting their lives in peril

A deadly brew of urge and ignorance

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One after another in Kurichedu tried a sanitiser which they found as a cheap way to get a ‘high’

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Workers left for home towns, says architect; work is expected to be completed by year-end

CM to lay stone for medical college at Paderu soon

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35 acres of land has been earmarked for the institution, says District Collector

Fire safety: 26 teams constituted to inspect hospitals, centres

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Collector directs them to submit report within two days

Six more persons succumb to virus, toll increases to 132 in Visakhapatnam

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961 new cases take tally to 19,905 in the district.

Minor fire reported in a ship at VPT

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No casualties were reported, say officials

Minor girl allegedly raped by father

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A 17-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her father at Appannapalem area under Pendurthy police station limits in the city. The incident came to ligh

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Minister for Tourism M. Srinivasa Rao inaugurated a Star hotel Best Western Plus Tejvivaan on the Station Road in the city.VMRDA Chairman Dronamraju S

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Man found murdered near Sarada river

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Accused was arrested by the police

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Unauthorised manufacturers will face action, say police

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‘They failed to help tribal persons’

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Tests are being conducted in all areas, says Project Officer

Visakhapatnam records five more COVID-19 deaths

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998 new cases take tally closer to the 19,000-mark

PHCs are first port of call in emergency set-up: Collector

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‘Even people having viral fever, should approach primary health centres’

Authorities begin plasma therapy in Nellore

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Two of the four patients responded well to the treatment, say doctors

COVID-19 | Anantapur logs its highest single-day death toll

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976 new cases recorded in the district in last 24 hours

Adding an extra layer of safety to masks

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City innovator develops a droplet barrier to reduce risk of transmission of virus during swab collection

Raghuveer Vishnu posted as ACB DSP

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Police Inspector Raghuveer Vishnu has been promoted as Deputy Superintendent of Police and posted in Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB). The 1991 batch offi

Two persons arrested on charge of procuring house pattas by creating fake documents

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Another accused is yet to be nabbed, say police

Akshaya Patra Foundation opens food centres

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The Akshaya Patra Foundation started food distribution at COVID testing centres, to all patient attendants at government hospitals and night shelters.

Police custody extended in child trafficking case

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So far, 8 accused arrested

CPI leader alleges fleecing of patients by private hospitals

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Medical kits not being provided to those in home isolation, alleged CPI State assistant secretary J.V. Satyanarayana Murthy.

Improve sanitation in COVID-19 Care Centres, ITDA PO tells officials

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‘A number of complaints have been received on the issue’

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The Boards had to be immediately packed with experienced persons to work out ways to protect and promote the sector, they said.

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Village revenue assistant allegedly robbed by six members on motorcycles.

South coastal Andhra reports 16 deaths in one day

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Nine of them were from Nellore which also sees a spike in daily tally

Last date extended

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The last date for the receiving of applications for admission into Class VI in the Adarsh Schools (A.P. Model Schools) for the academic year 2020-21 h

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Their services to trade union movement recalled

Aid given to kin of landmine victims

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Project Officer, Integrated Tribal Development Agency (ITDA), S. Venkateswar, on Friday handed over cheques of ₹1 lakh each to the families of M .Ajay

Five more persons succumb to coronavirus, toll rises to 121

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852 new cases take district tally to 17,946; 1,326 discharged

Health, sanitation personnel recruited to face spike in cases

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Remaining 20% of 2,000 vacancies will be filled in a week, says Collector

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It presents myriad shades of emotions, architectural splendour and the nature

Two more arrested in child trafficking case in Visakhapatnam

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The arrested were identified as Dr. Ch Padmaja, DGO of Padmaja Hospital, Seethammadhara, and N. Nooka Ratnam, a resident of Cheedikada mandal in Visakhapatnam district.

Merits of New Education Policy discussed

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‘It offers students the chance to make career choices from a young age’

Coronavirus cases breach 17,000-mark in Visakhapatnam

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Coronavirus cases continued to be on a relentless rise in Visakhapatnam district, with 781 positive cases being reported on Thursday. The district's

Fever survey to identify suspect cases in Srikakulam

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Number of infection increases to 9,062

Capital blues: rentals likely to see a spike in coming months

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With Visakhapatnam all set to become the Executive capital of the State, rents of apartments and individual houses are likely to witness a spike in th

Environment Ministry dithered on decision to close LG Polymers plant in Vishakapatnam

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Documents show Section 5 of Environment Protection Act cited for plant closure.

ENC Band performs for COVID-19 warriors

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Hour-long concert featured some soul-stirring patriotic songs

Doctor found dead in canal; MLC cries foul

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She was a real COVID-19 warrior, says P.V.N. Madhav

CPI(M) raises concerns over ‘green corridor’

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The proposed road project will displace many tribals, say party leaders

Unlock 3.0: Gyms reopen on a cautious note in Vizag

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We are going all out to ensure visitors’ safety, say trainers

VCCI urges govt. to not revise land rates in view of pandemic

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It will deter potential buyers, it says in an appeal to CM

Coronavirus figures are not adding up, claims TDP MLA

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‘Irregularities being committed in declaration of deaths’

COVID-19 tally rises to 16,313 in Visakhapatnam district

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As many as 842 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the district’s cumulative COVID-19 tally to 16,313.Five more persons succ

Man arrested on charges of bootlegging

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Officials from City Task Force (CTF) conducted a raid and arrested a person while he was allegedly selling liquor without having any valid licence at

‘E-Raksha Bandhan’ launched

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Steps to be taken to protect women from cyber criminals

20% of population may be affected, say health officials

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‘Community spread is at its peak in Visakhapatnam district’

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