Flamingo Festival 2018 starts on 7th Jan

Flamingo Festival 2018 is a three day event to welcome and celebrate the arrival of migratory birds, especially Flamingos. The annual Flamingo Festival is celebrated at the bird sanctuary at Nelapattu, Pulicat lake and the nearby Sullurupet town in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh. Various migratory birds including Flamingo come to this part of Andhra Pradesh. This festival attracts tourists from all over the world. Nelapattu … Continue reading Flamingo Festival 2018 starts on 7th Jan

Tanneries excluded from Krishnapatnam Leather Complex

The Andhra Pradesh state government has decided to remove leather tanning activity at the proposed Krishnapatnam International Leather Complex (KPILC) to put an end to pollution concerns of neighbouring villagers. The project is coming up at Kothapatnam village in Kota mandal of Nellore district, in 532 acres at an investment of Rs 281 crore. The leather complex is expected to provide employment to 15,000 people. … Continue reading Tanneries excluded from Krishnapatnam Leather Complex

Krishnapatnam Port to host 9th International Youth Sailing Competition of India

AP State level sailing championship was held today at Krishnapatnam Port, Nellore for the first time under the aegis of Navayuga Sailing Academy. State level sailors and some trained locals participated  in the competitions. The Port is also playing host to Yachting Association of India (YAI) Senior and Youth National Championships from December 21 to 25 where as many as 500 sailors are expected to … Continue reading Krishnapatnam Port to host 9th International Youth Sailing Competition of India

Nellore Rottela Panduga 2017 Dates Announced

Rottela Panduga (Rotiyaan ki eid or Roti Festival) will be observed from 1st to 5th October 2017 in Nellore as a state festival. Rottela Panduga is an annual three-day urs(festival) held at Bara Shaheed Dargah of Nellore in Andhra Pradesh, India. The annual state sponsored event is observed in the month of Muharram as urs of 12 martyrs whose mortal remains are buried in the compound. Women who … Continue reading Nellore Rottela Panduga 2017 Dates Announced

Nellore snooker player Pandurangaiah going places

Ranked as No. 2 snooker player in India, the 27-year-old E. Pandurangaiah of Nellore gave a tough fight to the former world champion Shaun Murphy in the qualifying round of the Indian Open world ranking snooker tournament on 12th Sep. Earlier, he shot into limelight with his stunning performance in the senior nationals final where he lost to the champion Pankaj Advani in February this year.  … Continue reading Nellore snooker player Pandurangaiah going places

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Dagadarthi location confirmed for Nellore Airport

The Andhra Pradesh cabinet gave its formal nod to Nellore airport at Dagadarthi, putting an end to all th confusion over the location of the airport. The ministry of civil aviation has already given the site clearance for developing the green field no-frills airport. The 368-crore airport to be deeloped by Messer Turbo Consortium will come up in 1,352 acres at Dagadarthi. The cabinet approved allotment … Continue reading Dagadarthi location confirmed for Nellore Airport

IRNSS-1H launch from Sriharikota today. Watch it live.

SHAR Sriharikota is getting ready to launch its first private sector-built navigation satellite today at 6.59 pm. The satellite will replace one of NAVIC’s seven satellites which is malfunctioning. NAVIC is a system of seven navigational satellites powering India’s own navigation system. The 1425 kg IRNSS – 1H satellite will lift off on the back of PSLV C-39, on its 41st flight. The Indian space agency … Continue reading IRNSS-1H launch from Sriharikota today. Watch it live.