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Monday, October 21, 2019
ANDHRA PRADESH TOURISM DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (APTDC) INAUGURATED FOOD ZONES AT BHEEMILI, ARAKU AND YARADA In an attempt to attract tourists coming to Visakhapatnam, the officials of Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (APTDC) has set up different types of food zones at three major hotspots.A container restaurant has been opened near Bheemili, while a drive in restaurant in the Araku valley. Keeping in view the beach lovers, a beachfront restaurant has been opened at Yarada. "The idea here is to give a wide option of cuisines to the tourists coming from various States and a suitable ambience," APTDC Divisional Manager T.G. Prasada Reddy A number of tourists come to Araku Valley by cars and make halts for lunch or snacks. Keeping this in view, a drive-in restaurant has been set up with six counters which serve an array of south Indian, north Indian and Chinese cuisines. An exclusive biryani counter has also been opened". A container restaurant constructed with a budget of Rs 2 crore was inaugurated by Tourism Minister Muttamsetti Srinivasa Rao on Sunday. "The G +1 facility constructed with containers. On the first floor, private dining places have been set up. The project is spread over four-and-half acres in which restaurant occupies half an acre, while the rest area is meant for parking, landscaping and etc. We hope this beach-facing restaurant will attract tourists,” said Tourism Regional Director (Visakhapatnam) Radha Krishna Murthy. Similarly, the Tourism Department also inaugurated beachfront restaurant at Yarada beach which was built over five acres at a cost of Rs 2 crore.The project includes an AC restaurant, six large shacks and shandies, five small shacks, children''s play arena, place for cultural programme with two shacks and a others.
CITY BOY ANMISH VARMA BHUPATIRAJ BAGS GOLD MEDAL AT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 26 year old Anmish Varma Bhupatiraj from Vizag has won a gold medal at the World Kickboxing and Karate Union (WKU) World Championship being held in Austria. A total of 2,000 people from 40 countries are participating in the championship. The six-day world championship, being held at Bregenz, began on October 15 and will conclude on October 21. Some of the participating nations in the competition are USA, England, Germany, Canada and Netherlands. However, only two people from India are participating in the competition, both of whom are from Andhra Pradesh. Anmish Varma Bhupatiraj had also won two medals in a kickboxing and karate championship held in Ireland last year. Speaking to TOI, Anmish said, "I am overjoyed at having been able to bring so many laurels to my state and country." He also expressed his happiness over karate being included in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.