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(mə'sələpŭt`nəm), or


(bŭn`dər), city (1991 pop. 159,110), Andhra Pradesh state, E central India, a port on the Bay of Bengal. In the 17th cent. it was a center of French, British, and Dutch trade. It has a carpet-weaving industry; other products include rice, oilseed, and scientific instruments. The town is a district administrative headquarters, a railroad terminus, and an educational center.
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Tenders are invited for supply of water tankers on hire basis to serve drinking water to unserved and illserved areas in machilipatnam town
Cyclone Lehar - the third powerful storm to hit Andhra Pradesh in seven weeks - is moving in from the Bay of Bengal and is likely to make a landfall near the city of Machilipatnam, with wind speeds of up to 170 kmph (105 mph).
The depression active over southwest Andaman Sea is likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm and hit between Chennai and Machilipatnam, the forecast said.
According to the IMD's (Indian Meteorological Department's) latest forecast this morning, it has been stated that "Cyclone Lehar" has changed its direction and will possibly hit somewhere near Machilipatnam.
Tenders are invited for supply of tree guards in machilipatnam municipality.
The report said that the cyclone is centred around 1100 kilomters east-southeast of Machilipatnam.
D poly polymer and poly ethiline dustbins and pans for solid waste management in machilipatnam municipality.
Presently, the cyclonic storm with wind speeds of 80-90 kilometers per hour, is centered close to south-west of Machilipatnam, and is moving in a west-southwest direction.
Tenders are invited for construction of compound wall to the fire station main road at edepalli machilipatnam town
Hyderabad, Nov 22 ( ANI ): Andhra Pradesh administration is fully geared up to face the severe cyclonic storm Helen over west- central Bay of Bengal which is likely to hit southern Andhra coast close to Machilipatnam in Krishna District this afternoon.
Tenders are invited for vijayawada- division a shifting of 2x250kva transformers in 11kv sub- station and electrification of pit line lighting, cat walk lighting, battery charging points, pre-cooling points and portal lighting arrangements at machilipatnam.