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 (vĭ-sä′kə-pŭt′nəm) or Vi·sha·kha·pat·nam (-shä′-) also Vi·za·ga·pa·tam (vĭ-zä′gə-pŭt′əm)
A city of eastern India on the Bay of Bengal northeast of Chennai. It is a health resort and processing center with a protected harbor and shipping facilities.


(Placename) a variant spelling of Vishakhapatnam


(vɪˈsɑ kəˈpʌt nəm)

a seaport in Andhra Pradesh, in E India, on the Bay of Bengal. 752,037.
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Summary: New Delhi [India], Aug 23 (ANI): State-owned oil marketing companies (OMCs) led by Indian Oil have stopped jet fuel supply to Air India at six airports -- Kochi, Pune, Patna, Ranchi, Vizag and Mohali -- over payment defaults.
Indian actor Vizag Prasad, popular for his work in Telugu language film industry passed away at the age of 75.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India has chosen Mohali, Rajkot, Mumbai, Vizag and Chennai to host Alastair Cook's tourists in a trip scheduled to take place in November and December.
Shreyas Shipping and Logistics Ltd part of the Transworld group has launched its direct service from Vizag to Jebel Ali (Dubai).
To see more pictures of the cyclone , click here In and around the city of Visakhapatnam - known to locals as Vizag and home to a major naval base - strengthening winds were already causing extensive damage and knocking out power supplies.
India, May 29 -- Hindustan Petroleum (HPCL) has decided to revive a Rs 50,000 crore refinery-cum-petrochemical project near Vizag in Andhra Pradesh to meet local fuel demand.
A young man from Ludhiana who had spent a significant part of his life in Kolkata before moving to Papua New Guinea for two years, Garcha filled me up on Vizag as the waves of the frolicsome Bay rippled on to the beach and the wet air caused minor short circuits around his property as it came in contact with electrical fittings.
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03 -- Visakhapatnam, often shortened to Vizag is a port city in Andhra Pradesh, and also the second largest city in the State.
India, June 21 -- Domino's Pizza launched its first store in Vizag. The store in Vizag, marked another milestone in Domino's Pizza's pan India expansion plans.