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A river of central India flowing about 1,450 km (900 mi) from the Western Ghats southeast across the Deccan Plateau to the Bay of Bengal.


(Placename) a river in central India, rising in the Western Ghats and flowing southeast to the Bay of Bengal: extensive delta, linked by canal with the Krishna delta; a sacred river to Hindus. Length: about 1500 km (900 miles)


(goʊˈdɑ və ri)

a river flowing SE from W India to the Bay of Bengal. 900 mi. (1450 km) long.
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Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and some of his cabinet colleagues had a narrow escape when their boat collided with another boat carrying a group of journalists in Godavari river in Rajahmundry.
Twenty-seven people were killed and 40 injured on Tuesday in a stampede in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, police said, as crowds surged to bathe in the Godavari River on the first day of a religious festival held once every 144 years.
Local TV channel reported that the stampede happened when some women slipped and fell while a large number of pilgrims were rushing towards the banks of the Godavari river to take a bath.
NEW DELHI, June 13 (KUNA) -- Twenty two Indians, including seven children died Saturday following a vehicle carrying them slipped from the road and fell into Godavari River at Dowleswaram in the East Godavari district of South Indian state Andhra Pradesh.
Karnataka and Maharashtra get 35 TMC (Thousand Million Cubic Feet) of additional water because 80 TMC of water is going to be transferred from Godavari to Krishna basin.
Trees were uprooted disrupting traffic and communication and electricity towers were damaged as strong gales with speed reaching 100-110 kmph caused havoc in the coastal districts of Krishna and two Godavari districts.
Maximum deaths were reported from Prakasam district (6 people), followed by Guntur (5), Mahabubnagar (4), Hyderabad, Kurnool (3 each), Vizianagaram, East Godavari, Nalgonda and Warangal (2 each).
With the investment, the Andhra Pradesh government is hoping to build coastal corridors along the Vizag- Bheemunipatnam sea front and Vizag- Vizianagaram- Srikakulam regional circuit with ` 175 crore investment, and eight new beach properties in Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, East Godavari, West Godavari, Prakasam and Nellore districts.
The rainfall was such that Narasapur in West Godavari district received a record 31 cms of rainfall in the last 24 hours, followed by 27 cms in Amalapuram, 25 cms in Rajahmundry (both in East Godavari district), 25 cms in Yelamanchili (Visakhapatnam dist), 23 cms in Koderu (West Godavari district).
West Godavari district has been carved out of the old Godavari district and came into existence in the year 1925 with agriculture as prime activity.
ISLAMABAD, June 18, 2011 (Balochistan Times): The Foreign Office lodged a protest with the Indian government through the Indian High Commission in Islamabad on a serious incident on 16 June, 2011 in which Indian Navy Ship Godavari obstructed Pakistan Navy Ship Babur.
Global Banking News-29 December 2009-Reliance Industries announces gas flow rate at Krishna Godavari Gas Production(C)2009 ENPublishing - http://www.