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Visakhapatnam news as on October 5,2017
Ganja crops on 36 acres destroyed
Excise officials in association with the District Police destroyed ganja plantations on 36 acres at several villages in Paderu mandal on Thursday. Assistant Commissioner of Excise and Enforcement Wing SVVN Babji Rao said the teams destroyed around 90,000 plants on 18 acres at Yeguva Solamulu village and another team destroyed another 90,000 ganja plants on 18 acres at Sariyapalli village of the same mandal. He said that 1.8 lakh saplings have been destroyed.
AP team shines in ice figure skating event
A team of 26 skaters took part in the recently concluded 14th National Ice Figure Skating Championship at Iskate Gurugram, Delhi NCR. The Winter Games Association of AP said the State secured the overall championship bagging over 16 medals. In all, 134 players from 16 States participated.
Three day ISRO expo at Bullayya college
A three-day exhibition will be organized at Dr.Lankapalli Bullayya College by Indian Space Research Organization team from Saturday. Models of satellites and rockets will be displayed at the venue. A ‘Walk for space’ from the college campus to VIP road will be held on Saturday. Contests will be held on Sunday and on Monday.