Andhra Pradesh which has 75 notified special economic zones (SEZs), which is the highest number of SEZs in any State in the country, has attracted investment of about Rs 15,000 crore.

Protests by fishermen against drilling by the Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation (GSPC) in the Krishna-Godavari basin, off the coast of Kakinada, has put the Gujarat-based company in a spot.

A number of edible oil refineries have been established in the vicinity of Kakinada port during the past decade, generating employment in the port town and stimulating economic growth, but there ar

Bhubaneswar: In a fresh effort to curb illegal mining activities in the state, the Odisha government and officials of different ports on Tuesday resolved to share information regarding mineral expo

In neighbouring Karnataka, the Lokayukta report on illegal mining has led to the resignation of B S Yeddyurappa as Chief Minister and put the BJP on the defensive.

Rice traders are looking at the Kakinada belt of Andhra Pradesh as the main sourcing point to ship out non-basmati grain, following the Empowered Group of Ministers' (EGoM) decision to allow up to 10 lakh tonnes (lt) of export.

According to trade sources, double-polished parboiled rice with five per cent broken content is available within 100 km of Kakinada port today at about Rs 17,000 a tonne


Kakinada, Dec. 3: Anti-Pollution Day was observed under the aegis of the Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board at P.R. Government Degree College, here on Friday. The assistant environmental engineer of the board, Mr V. Ravi Sankar underlined the ill-effects of pollution.

May 27: The city is witnessing heat wave conditions in the last two days as the temperatures soared to 44.50C on Thursday. Heat wave conditions are prevailing from the morning forced people to remain indoors. On Wednesday, the city recorded 44 degrees celcius.

HEAVY rains with strong gales lashed coastal Andhra region on Wednesday as authorities began forceful evacuation from low-lying areas with the cyclonic storm set for landfall on Thursday morning.

The storm, christened Laila, lay centred at 320 km south-southwest of Machilipatnam and is set to cross the Andhra coast between Kakinada (East Godavari) and Nellore.