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Monday, February 17, 2020
VIZAG STEEL BRAND AMBASSADOR PV SINDHU FLAGGED OFF VIZAG STEEL WALKATHON World badminton champion and Vizag Steel brand ambassador PV Sindhu flagged off Vizag steel walkathon on Beach Road in here on Sunday. As many as 1,800 schoolchildren apart from Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP) officials and employees participated in the walkathon, organised by Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd (RINL). The walkathon, which started from Kalimatha temple on RK Beach concluded at Yoga village, covering a distance of 1.5 km. Later, a beach cleaning programme was conducted opposite Yoga village as part of the Swachh Bharat Mission. Flagging off Badminton champion PV Sindhu interacting with children during the walkathon on Beach Road in Visakhapatnam on Sunday
FOUR FLIGHTS DIVERTED DUE TO BAD WEATHER Four flights could not land at Visakhapatnam International Airport and seven others were delayed, owing to poor visibility caused by thick fog on Sunday morning. The AI 952 Dubai-Vizag flight via Hyderabad was sent back to Hyderabad at 7.39 a.m. The 6E2719 flight from Delhi was diverted to Bhubaneswar, while the 6E288 flight from Bengaluru was sent to Hyderabad. The Kolkata - Vizag AirAsia flight which was scheduled to land in Vizag at 6.40 a.m. was diverted to Bhubaneswar.
NAVAL WOMEN TAKE PART IN TREKKING EXPEDITION As part of the International Women''s Day celebrations, a two-day trekking expedition for all women employees of the Naval Dockyard was bagan on the Valentine''s day to Tharipuri hills.According to organisers, the expedition was aimed to foster team spirit sportsmanship. develop endurance and response to challening situations among participants. About 23 women employees along with a medical assistant and support staff participated in the expedition that concluded on Saturday.