It was a mix of good and not-so-good for the state medical and environment projects in 2016.

Visakhapatnam: Geo-scientists and researchers of Andhra University have studied the environmental implications of open cast bauxite mining in the Agency area and came up with suggestions for eco-fr

VISAKHAPATNAM: In a step forward towards scientific solid waste management, Kirlampudi Colony near Beach Road, which has around 800 households, would soon commence 'Two bins one bag' system.

The State Epidemic Cell (SEC) claims that there is almost 25 per cent decrease in vector-borne diseases, especially malaria in the four most endemic districts of Andhra Pradesh — Vizianagaram, Visa

VISAKHAPATNAM: With the advent of rains, incidences of vector borne ailments also intensify and Visakhapatnam is one of the districts in the state with high occurrence of fevers such as malaria, de

Visakhapatnam: Around 100 acres of land has been identified by the district administration at Yerrakonda near Simhachalam for setting up India's first exclusive Centre for Mangroves and Coastal Eco

VISAKHAPATNAM: The state's second largest fresh water lake Kondakarla Ava is an area of rich aquatic biodiversity with lotus plants, fish and hundreds of species of resident avifauna and migratory

VISAKHAPATNAM: The ear is one of the 'neglected,' least taken-care-of organs in the human body even though it plays a vital role in hearing and balancing the body's movements.

VISAKHAPATNAM: The Srikurmam temple in Srikakulam, which is the only temple in south India dedicated to the Kurmam (tortoise) avatar of Lord Vishnu, may have created a record of sorts with the capt

VISAKHAPATNAM: Mining in the dune sand along the coastal belt of Andhra Pradesh has raised many eyebrows.