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see VishakhapatnamVishakhapatnam
or Visakhapatnam
, city (1991 pop. 1,057,118), Andhra Pradesh state, SE India, a port on the Bay of Bengal. Established by the British in the 17th cent.
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, Visakhapatnam, Vizagapatam
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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"Oil marketing companies (OMCs) led by Indian Oil have stopped jet fuel supply at six airports including - Ranchi, Mohali, Patna, Vizag, Pune and Cochin," Air India Spokesperson Dhananjay Kumar said in a statement.
His real name was Korlam Parvathi Varaprasada Rao but was nicknamed Vizag Prasad and Senior Prasad by his colleagues as he hailed from Vizag in Andhra Pradesh.
Vizag is the nickname for the coastal town of Visakhapatnam, a venue which will be hosting a Test match for the first time and has previously held six one-day internationals and two Twenty20s.
The 15 million tonne a year refinery and a mega petrochem plant is planned to be built about 70 km away from the company's existing Vizag refinery, HPCL Chairman and Managing Director S Roy Choudhury said."(Gas firm) GAIL India has expressed interest in the petrochemical plant while for the refinery we have written to 13-14 global majors for participation," he said.
Vizag, he said, not only makes nuclear submarines, but also produces all of Victoria's Secret lingerie at the Brandix Apparel Park, which is a major employment provider for women in the neighbouring villages.
24 November 2011 -- Moody's removed on Wednesday India's Rain CII Carbon (Vizag) Ltd's (RCCVL) B2 corporate family and senior secured bank credit facility ratings.
After many years, I visited Vizag for a day recently but the historical aspects of the city was not uppermost in my mind.
In Vizag too, we have launched with both the formats and we hope to do equally well in both."
Along the northern tip of Andhra Pradesh's coastline is Visakhapatnam, called Vizag, a port and beach city that is not only very pleasant but largely ignored by tourists.
The company has completed construction of a cGMP kilo-lab at its R&D center in Vizag, India.
Vizag, India, September 21, 2010 --( PharmaZell GmbH, a European Contract Manufacturing Organization for active pharmaceutical ingredients and advanced intermediates, has once again expanded its manufacturing capabilities in India.