February 2009


23rd February, 2009

Shivarathri celebrations at RK Beach

TSR Kalapeetham placed a  Giant Sivalingam at RK Beach on the eve of Mahashivaratri  on 23rd February, 2009.

Shivarathri celebrations at RK Beach


21st February, 2009

New Airport terminal Model

Model of Visakhapatnam Airport Terminal.

New Airport terminal Inauguration Chief Minister Dr.Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy inaugurated of Visakha Air Port terminal on 21st February, 2009.
apollo-foundation Chief Minister Dr. Y.S. Rajesekhara Reddy is addressing after the laying foundation stone of Apollo Hospital at Visakhapatnam on 21st February, 2009.
brts-foundationstone Chief Minister layid foundation stone of BRTS Transport in Viskhapatnam on 21st February, 2009.


19th February, 2009

Ajeeth receiving the Panchal Ratna Award - 2009

Mr. Ajeeth, student of Etasi Timpany School, Visakhapatnam,  receiving the "Panchal Ratna Award - 2009" from All India Cultural Association, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh for his achievements in instrumental music - keyboard on 30th January, 2009.


17th February, 2009

INS Carnicobar and INS Chetlat

INS Car Nicobar and INS Chetlat, first in the class of Water Jet Propelled Fast Attack Craft (FACs) of the Indian Navy were commissioned on 16th February, 2009, by the Honourable Governor of Tamil Nadu, His Excellency Shri Surjit Singh Barnala, at a colourful ceremony held at Chennai. Vice Admiral Nirmal Verma, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command and Rear Admiral (Retd) KC Sekhar, Chief Managing Director, GRSE were present on the occasion.


13th February, 2009

A couple of sparrows made the balcony of our Chief Reporter in Akkayyapalem their home.  So good was the hospitality that they are planning additions to the family as these eggs in their nest show!


7th February, 2009

Navy children Annual day function

Navy Children School celebrated its Annual Day with great fervour on Friday, 06 Feb 09. The theme of the event was ‘Mehek’, meaning fragrance. Vice Admiral Nirmal Verma, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command was the chief Guest on the occasion and Mrs. Madhulika Verma the Guest of Honour. The Principal NCS, Mr. Sanath Kumar presented the Annual Report highlighting the mission and vision of the school with an impressive slide show.

The guests were received in the foyer by the children portraying themselves as flitting butterflies, aptly going with the theme of the evening. The cultural programme included a choir ‘Mehakeyen Gulsahan sara’, a prayer dance ‘Saraswathi Vandana’, a professionally choreographed folk number from Garhwal titled ‘Rhuum Jhuma’ and a scintillating fusion dance, in addition to a hilarious English play, ‘Loyala’s Dilemma’.

Students who had excelled in academic and co-curricular activities received Prizes from the Guest of Honour, Mrs. Madhulika Verma, and the entire evening resounded with applause of the audience who thoroughly enjoyed every minute of the beautifully woven programme.

Navy children Annual day function


3rd February, 2009

Praja Rajyam Party stage dharna

Praja Rajyam Party (PRP) stage a dharna in front of Greater Municipal Corporation (GVMC) on 3rd February, 2009 against 'Anti Corruption week'.

Praja Rajyam Party stage dharna Praja Rajyam Party stage dharna Praja Rajyam Party stage dharna