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Saturday, April 20, 2019
G MAHESWARA REDDY WAS ELECTED AS PRESIDENT OF VISAKHAPATNAM BAR ASSOCIATION Senior advocate G Maheswara Reddy was elected as president of Visakhapatnam Bar Association in the polls held on Thursday. Maheswara Reddy''s panel won on B V R Murthy panel. Maheswara Reddy is practicing in the Visakhapatnam court and took lead part in the advocates issues. Several junior advocates trained under the guidance of Reddy. Maheswara Reddy panel including Kondababu as secretary and other members Santhosh, Srinivas, Meena Kumari, Umarani, Jagadeswari won in the election. All the advocates and several judges congratulated Maheswara Reddy and other winners.
AP EAMCET-2019, 28K STUDENTS TO APPEAR FROM VISAKHAPATNAM About 28,132 candidates will be appearing for the AP EAMCET-2019 for admission into engineering and agriculture courses.The test is scheduled to be held in 12 centres from Saturday till April 24. Officials said that they conducted mock tests at all the centres and that there were no issues.The computer-based entrance test is being conducted by the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University-Kakinada on behalf of the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE). Software giant TCS is providing technical support for the tests and their teams will be present at all the test centres. Convener of AP EAMCET, Mr. Sai Baba, said that they have arranged 15% buffer systems at all the centres. The officials said that they have arranged for power generators in case of a power shortage during the examination. The exams will be conducted on April 20, 21 and 22 for engineering and on April 23 and 24 for Agriculture. The exam will be held in two sessions from 10 am to 1 pm and 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm.

Friday, April 19, 2019
VISAKHAPATNAM AIRPORT REGISTERS GROWTH IN PASSENGER TRAFFIC The Andhra Pradesh Air Travellers Association (APATA) revealed that there was a growth in passenger traffic at Visakhapatnam Airport for the year 2018-19. In an official release, the APATA stated that there was a 15% growth in the passenger traffic during the specified year. "About 28,53,990 lakh passengers travelled from Visakhapatnam airport for the financial year 2018-19, whereas the number of passengers travelled, who during the corresponding period for the financial year 2017-18 was 24,81,666 lakh, and there is a growth rate of 24% in the domestic cargo handle through Vizag Airport in the FY 2018-19. Around 6,013 tons of cargos were handled for the FY year 2018-19 against 4,845 tons that were handled during the corresponding period of 2017-18," the release stated. Reportedly, the aircraft movement witnessed a growth rate of 21% during 2018-19. While the aircraft movement was noted at 20,021 for the financial year 2017-18, the same for the year 2018-19 has been registered at 24,237. "Currently, 60 flight movements per day are being observed from Visakhapatnam Airport in spite of the withdrawal of Jet Airways and shortage of Aircraft due to various reason," APATA noted in its release.