Monday, October 14, 2019
NCC Cadets Sail onboard IN Ships for a Day at Sea
100 Naval Wing NCC Cadets including training staff embarked onboard IN Ships Sukanya and Sumedha for a Day at Sea in the Bay of Bengal on 12 Oct 19. The cadets witnessed helicopter operations, underway replenishment, small arms firing and other evolutions at sea. The Cadets had the opportunity to experience life onboard Indian Naval ships during the sailing and keenly observed all activities with enthusiasm. The Day at Sea was part of the All India Nau Sainik Camp which is being conducted at Visakhapatnam from 02 Oct to 13 Oct 19.
Saturday, October 12, 2019
Cartoon and Photo Exhibition on Right to Information (RTI) Act
Cartoon and Photo Exhibition on the Right to Information Act held at GVMC, Gandhi Statue in Visakhapatnam City on 12th October(Saturday) on the occasion of Right to Information (RTI) Day. The program inaugurated by B. Ramakrishnaraju (National Advisor, National Alliance for Peoples Movements). UFRTI members, students, RTI applicants and activists participated in this program.
Monday, October 7, 2019
Extinction Rebellion rally for climate at RK Beach
Extinction Rebellion (XR) Vizag organised a Symbolic Funeral March, Citizen Declaration and Die In rally at RK Beach on Sunday (06-10-2019). Holding placards, nearly 100 volunteers from various walks of life including students, professionals and senior citizens came together to address the issue of climate change. The team rallied around with cloth banners, placards and shouting slogans. Speaking to people who joined the march, Dr. Sheetal from XR Vizag explained the impact of climate change and its severity.
Saturday, October 5, 2019
Naval Dockyard Visakhapatnam wins Poorvi Nausena Kaman Rajbhasha Trophy
Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain, AVSM, VSM Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command(ENC) presented the annual Poorvi Nausena Kaman Rajbhasha Trophy and Best Environment-Friendly Unit Trophies for the year 2018 – 19 during the Half-Yearly Command Staff Meeting held at Visakhapatnam on 03 Oct 2019.
ENC undertakes numerous environment-friendly activities including Plantation Drive Coastal Cleanup Drive, implementation of No Plastic Zone, Water and Energy Conservation and encourages the participation of units in these environmental friendly activities organized throughout the year to foster clean and green environment. To further enhance the commitment and motivation of the units about participation in environmental activities, Best Environmental Friendly Unit Rolling Trophies are awarded every year to the units excelling in the field of environmental protection since 2012.
INS Circars has been adjudged as the "Best Green Initiative Unit" under ENC for the year 2018-19. The "Best Environment-Friendly Unit – Rolling Trophy" is awarded to the unit that adopts the best environment-friendly activities and green practices that are evaluated throughout the year. In Category I (Large Unit) INS Eksila has been adjudged as Winner and INS Kattabomman has been adjudged Runners up Best Environment-Friendly unit. In Category II (Small Unit) Base Victualing Yard Visakhapatnam has been adjudged as Winner and PTC(K) has been adjudged as Runners up of Best Environment-Friendly unit.
Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam was awarded the Poorvi Nausena Kaman Rajbhasha Trophy as Winner and to INS Dega as Runners-up for the year 2018-19. ENC has been awarding these Trophies annually to its Units for doing maximum official work in Hindi.
Friday, October 4, 2019
South Africa fighting back on VDCA tricky wicket
At the stroke of lunch on third day of ongoing test match between India and South Africa at ACA-VDCA Stadium, South Africas Captain Faf du Plessis and Opener Dean Elgar have completed their half-centuries each with a partnership of 100 plus runs and are fighting back the Indian bowlers with attacking play. India, after declaing their first innings at 502/7 about 80 mins before close of play on second day, had reduced South Africa for 39/3 by the end of second day with Ashwin and Jadeja picking wickets around them. South Africa have started the third day with positive and attacking instant by picking up boundaries every now and then. In the first session, by stroke of lunch, they lost only one wicket and scored around 130 runs.
Thursday, October 3, 2019
Rohit falls after scoring 176 on second day
After building a strong opening by Indian openers on the first day of the ongoing test match between India and South Africa at Visakhapatnam Dr YSR ACA-VDCA Stadium , they continued their effort on the second day also. By the time Rohit Sharma dismissed India had piled up 317 runs for the first wicket and in strong hold of the test match. He was dismissed by a brilliant delivery by Keshav Maharaj. The other opener Mayank Agarwal also scored his maiden century and was 138 not out by the stroke of lunch on second day with Cheteshwar Pujara accompanying him.