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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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Audi AG, a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG (Xetra: VW), has opened a new service facility in Vijaywada.
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.
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.
M.Santhosh from Vijaywada studying in Saptagiri college, one of the title winners, who came to Hyderabad with a gleam in his eyes and dreams of meeting his favourite star, was overwhelmed to receive the title from Nitin.
The new outlets will be located at Indore, Jalandhar, Bhopal, Vijaywada and Kozhikode.
Summary: Vijaywada (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Aug 11 (ANI): In a gruesome incident, a man named Kumar brutally murdered and beheaded his wife on the road here on Sunday.
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.
Summary: Vijaywada (Andhra Pradesh) [India], August 7, (ANI): An exhibition of coins dating back to the Vijayanagara kingdom was organised in Vijaywada by the Cultural Centre of Vijayawada and Amaravati (CCVA) on the eve of the 510th anniversary of the coronation day of Srikrishna Devaraya.
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.
Ram Prasad were convicted on Thursday for ragging their juniors at Vijaywada's Siddhartha Medical College two years ago.