Vijayawada, Feb. 19: Speakers at a round-table conference organised by Vijayawada Tax Payers Association on construction of a flyover at Benz Circle said scientific study would be conducted to find a permanent solution to the long-pending traffic problem at the Benz Circle which is situated on the National Highway No. 5 connecting Chennai and Kolkata and National Highway No.

Oct. 4: The flood situation at Srisailam and Nagarjunasagar continues to be grim with the water level at Srisailam still above the Full Reservoir Level (FRL). But the focus shifted to Prakasam barrage and adjoining Vijayawada where all the water will land up.

Vijayawada, Sept. 22: While farmers producing paddy, cotton and pulses are struggling due to the dry spell, fish farmers are now severely affected due to the sudden fall in temperature in the day. Fish worth Rs 5 crore perished in the Gudivada revenue division during the last two days due to dissolution of oxygen and sudden increase of toxic gases in fish tanks.

BHUBANESWAR: The Vijayawada-Ranchi National Highway passing through 13 tribal dominated districts of the State will be completed by 2014.

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today reviewed the progress of different road and bridge projects at a high level meeting.

Out of the 1,219 km long highway, 983 kilometre falls in Orissa and will be constructed by the State Government.

Aug. 25: The mythological Kalpavriksha, known as Baobab tree, may face extinction in the state because of the extension of NH-9 from Hyderabad to Vijayawada.
According to botanists, there are only eight such trees in the state mostly distributed in Krishna district along the highway. All the trees are several hundreds of years old.

Hyderabad, May 15: The APSRTC has decided to introduce 1,500 low floor buses in Hyderabad, Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam.

The low floor buses are safer since they have no steps, have large sliding windows, handle bars, pneumatic doors and more space for standing passengers. They are expected to improve accessibility and prevent mishaps.

Vijayawada, Jan. 2: The beleaguered farmers of Krishna district heaved a sigh of relief with the announcement of government

Vijayawada, Nov. 14: The much-awaited Bus Rapid Transport System which was supposed to have been started this month, will take a longer time to hit the road.

Thanks to the foreign tour of the VMC commissioner, Mr P.S. Pradyumna, he learnt about implementing BRTS and realised that more infrastructural changes have to made for it in Vijayawada.

Vijayawada, Nov. 12: The Krishna district administration is geared up to crack a whip on indiscriminate aqua farming. The district collector, Mr N. Sridhar, issued orders to check the illegal fish tanks which are flouting norms of Coastal Aqua Culture Authority Act 2005. Under the Act, every farmer should register his land which is under aqua cultivation and has to pay a nominal fee.

Viajaywada, Oct. 22: The issue of garbage dumping has become a big problem to the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) as the villagers of Patapadu are up in arms against throwing the city