With a view to assess the environmental impacts due to the proposed coal based power plant of 4X660 MW near Komarada village, Alfa Infraprop (P) Limited availed the services of M/s.


Visakhapatnam: The deep depression over west central Bay of Bengal moved northwestwards and intensified into a cyclonic storm, Bijli, and lay over west central Bay of Bengal at 5.30 pm, about 470 km south east of Visakhapatnam, reports our correspondent.

March 29: Elephant menace is a jumbo poll issue in four Assembly and two Lok Sabha constituencies in Srikakulam, Vizianagaram and Chittoor districts in the state.

Visakhapatnam, Oct.

Visakhapatnam, Sept. 7: An expert study has revealed that groundwater in the coastal areas of the state is slowly turning salty. Unless urgent remedial action is taken, the farmers of the area would face crop failure and attendant financial crisis. The hydro geochemistry study was conducted by a group from the environmental science department of the Gitam University.

Hyderabad, Aug. 29: There are fears that the proposed bauxite mining by the state government would bring the

THE lush green hill tracts of the Eastern Ghats may soon be blighted by smoke belched out by two bauxite units, each worth Rs 4,000 crore. While one refinery unit with a capacity of 1.4 million tonnes per annum is being set up by JSW Alumina Limited at Boddavara village bordering Vizianagaram and Visakhapatnam districts, the other, almost with the same capacity, is being established by the Dubai-based Ras al Khaima at Ramannapalem and Rachapalli villages in Makavarapalem mandal in Visakhapatnam district.

The Coastal Corridor and SEZ Act would deprive the common man of his basic right to life, said the convenor of the Coastal Corridor Nirmana Vyatireka Porata Committee, Mr K.S. Chalam, and the state secretary of the Human Rights Forum, Mr V.S. Krishna. Addressing a press conference here on Monday, they said the 8-day Jagruti Jatha organised by both the organisations seeking scrapping of GO No. 34 and the SEZ Act, 2005, ended on Sunday.

Water Quality Index (WQI) is one of the most effective way to assess the quality of water. The present study is to assess the groundwater quality in relation to domestic use in village-Srungavarpu Kota (S.Kota) of Vizinagaram district of Andhra Pradesh.