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Vijayawada

(vĭjä'yəväd`ə), formerly

Bezwada,

city (1991 pop. 845,756), Andhra Pradesh state, SE India, near the Krishna River delta. It is a transportation and administrative hub and the trade center for the Eastern Ghats. It has an airport with connections to major Indian cities. Chromite is mined in the vicinity and toys are manufactured. Vijayawada is a religious center and destination for Hindi pilgrims; Brahmanic cave temples (7th-century Dravidian) are nearby.

Vijayawada

a town in SE India, in E central Andra Pradesh on the Krishna River: Hindu pilgrimage centre. Pop.: 825 436 (2001)
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Vijaywada (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Feb 27 ( ANI ): The ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP) of Andhra Pradesh has dismissed reports that it indulged in horse-trading, in the run up to the elections for three Rajya Sabha seats from the state.
The sudden outbreak of large scale violence has brought back the memories of the massive caste riots between Kapus and Kammas in Vijaywada in late 1980s that followed the killing of a prominent Kapu caste leader Vangaveeti Mohan Ranga Rao allegedly by the members of powerful and rich caste of Kammas.
I have seen many summers but nothing like this year,' said Bheemudu, aged 44, a rickshaw puller of Vijaywada who uses only one name.
The passengers then reached co-passenger Aviation Minister Raju, who was sitting in the business class section and was on his way to Vijaywada, asking him about the delay.
Police sources said the inspector was in touch with both the victims and killers and had provided information about the movements of the trio right from the moment they took off from Mumbai for Vijaywada and after they left the airport in a vehicle for Eluru.
The hunt for the title winner in each town spanned over twelve locations across Andhra Pradesh, which included Kakinada, Guntur, Tirupati, Vijaywada, Nellore, Anantpur, Kurnool, Khammam, Rajahmundry, Vishakapatnam, Warangal and Nizamabad .
Vijaywada (Andhra Pradesh) [India] Oct 04 ( ANI ): Polavaram project is important for the country, said Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday.
Hospitals, especially the children's wards with incubators, intensive care units and burns wards were the worst hit as patients were put to a lot of hardship by the blackouts in Visakhapatanam, Vijaywada, Tirupati and other places.
Varma visited Vijaywada and held discussions with former minister Devineni Nehru, a powerful Kamma leader, who is allegedly a rival of the Kapu group led by former MLA Vangaveeti Radhakrishna.
Officer on Special Duty, Kothagudem T Srinivas Rao said that Kursam Motibai alias Madhavi was caught by the police along with two other persons yesterday while they were travelling from Bhadrachalam to Vijaywada.
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Shivani, who hails from Vijaywada, Andhra Pradesh on Sunday created the first record by firing 103 arrows from a distance of 10 metres in just 11 minutes and 19 seconds with a compounding bow and Indian arrows.