Visakhapatnam: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Legislative Assembly passes Bill for Three Capitals in Andhra Pradesh

With the intention to have three capitals in the state, a bill was introduced in the State Assembly of Andhra Pradesh on Monday 20th January 2020, which late on Monday night, the state Legislative Assembly of Andhra Pradesh passed the bill under which three state capitals namely Amravati, Visakhapatnam, and Kurnool will be created. During ..

Vishakhapatnam gearing up for “MILAN 2020”

Visakhapatnam, the City of Destiny, is getting ready to host the International Naval event `MILAN’ in March 2020, after successfully hosting the International Fleet Review (IFR) in February 2016. The Chief of Staff of the Eastern Naval Command, Vice Admiral Satish Namdeo Ghormade reviewed the preparation for the mega event on Tuesday, 7th January 2020. ..

Plaaces in news: Thotlakonda

The major part of the famous Mahastupa of the 2,000-year-old Buddhist heritage site of Thotlakonda has recently damaged due to heavy rains in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. The dome of the Mahastupa is belonged to Heena Yana stream of Buddhism. The site is a prominent tourist spot with remnants of stupas, chaitya grihas and viharas atop ..

India and US to hold their first tri-services exercise ‘Tiger Triumph’

India and the United States are set to hold their first trilateral-service military exercise  codenamed ‘Tiger Triumph’ at Visakhapatnam and Kakinada in November 2019. The exercise is being organized under the aegis of the headquarters of the Integrated Defence Staff (IDS).

Indian Railways launchs its first-ever ‘fun zone’ for kids in Visakhapatnam railway station

Indian Railways has launched its first-of-its-kind ‘fun zone’ for kids at the Visakhapatnam railway station in Andhra Pradesh. The games ranging from video shooting to other indoor games aim to keep children engaged during long waiting hours at platforms. The fun zone will have all the high-tech gaming activities at par with game parlours. It ..