Vishakhapatnam


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Vi·sha·kha·pat·nam

 (vĭ-shä′kə-pŭt′nəm)

Vishakhapatnam

(vɪˌʃɑːkəˈpʌtnəm) ,

Visakhapatnam

or

Vizagapatam

n
(Placename) a port in E India, in NE Andhra Pradesh on the Bay of Bengal: shipbuilding and oil-refining industries. Pop: 969 608 (2001)
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It is premature to conduct plant level viability tests of the monazite resources found in the Vishakhapatnam district, as Indian Rare Earths Limited (IREL), a Public Sector Undertaking under Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), has not yet obtained Mining Lease in the Donkuru-Baruva deposit under the provisions of Atomic Minerals Concession Rules-2016.
Summary: Vishakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Sept 8 (ANI): In pursuant of India's 'Act East Policy', two Indian Naval Ships (INS) on Friday proceeded on deployment to East and South-East Asia.
Six years later in 1971, once again it was tasked around 2,200 nautical miles from home base for yet another deployment of huge strategic impact to mine approaches to Vishakhapatnam (Zone Victor) in order to sink or incapacitate INS Vikrant - Indian Navy's only aircraft carrier which had been deployed in support of an amphibious landing at Cox's Bazaar from where Indian troops could carry out a pincer movement and close in on Chittagong.
Indian Strategic Petroleum Reserves Ltd, an entity under the oil ministry, has also built three underground oil storages at Vishakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, and Mangalore in Karnataka, besides Padur to guard against supply disruption due to geopolitical events or natural calamity.
The guided missile cruiser Varyag, the destroyer Bystry, a tanker and a rescue tug anchored at the Vishakhapatnam naval base of India's eastern Naval Command," Captain Roman Martov told RIA Novosti.
Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, Andhra Medical College, Vishakhapatnam.
Asian Paints Ltd has informed BSE that the company has entered into and signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Andhra Pradesh to set up a manufacturing facility for paints and intermediates at Pudi Village, Rambilli Mandai, Vishakhapatnam District, Andhra Pradesh.
One sailor died and 23 were rescued after a torpedo recovery vessel sank Thursday night 35 nautical miles south of Vishakhapatnam harbour during an exercise to find torpedos fired by other ships and submarines.
Last Sunday, cyclone Hudhud -- with wind speeds peaking at 175kmh -- went soft on Odisha and made maximum impact on the coastal city of Vishakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, claiming 24 lives.
launched a screening facility at coal terminal in Vishakhapatnam on India's east coast.
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New Delhi: India yesterday successfully test-fired a highly manoeuvrable version of the 290-km range supersonic cruise missile BrahMos from a naval warship off the coast of Vishakhapatnam in Bay of Bengal.