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: Despite repeated appeals from residents and the Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC), burning of plastic waste continues unabated in the city.

Visakhapatnam: First the intense summer heat led to spread of viral fever in the city and now the continuous rains since Tuesday night have escalated these cases by 10 to 15 per cent.

Visakhapatnam: In an initiative aimed at conservation of Olive Ridley turtles along the coast, the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has joined hands with the state forest department to pro

Visakhapatnam: In an attempt to curb the menace of plastic use in the city, NGOs and environment conscious citizens conduct an anti-plastic campaign -- P4 -- every Sunday to create awareness among

Visakhapatnam: Vizag, which was ranked the fifth clean city in the Swachh Bharat Survekshan conducted by the Union ministry of urban development, is finding its air pollution levels turning for the

Viskahapatnam: This lifestyle disease has erased the rich-poor, rural urban divide and has affected around 350 million people worldwide.

In a major boost to Visakhapatnam Port Trust (VPT), the environmental committee of ministry of environment and forests has approved the expansion of the container terminal project.

In 1998, 11.72 sq kilometres of hill slopes in and around Vizag were occupied by houses and various other constructions.