G Ramesh Babu

479 of 500 Srikakulam government college students anaemic

On Saturday, five students of another private college for girls came forward to donate blood, but all them were found unfit as their haemoglobin was far below the required level. 

15 Sep 2019

This school has many feathers in its cap, but no drinking water or kitchen 

The school, has several distinctions -- it topped among government schools in the State in SSC results in the last academic year.

13 Sep 2019

Rs 7000 pension hike a big relief for chronic kidney disease victims

Bavana Krishnaveni, a chronic kidney disease (CKD) patient hailing from Jagati village of Kaviti mandal in Srikakulam district, had to sell her three acres of coconut grove for treatment. 

06 Sep 2019

Andhra Pradesh: Key player in four Blind World Cup-winning Indian team has no job

Venkatesh spent the entire reward money he won from the matches on medical treatment of his father, who fell prey to CKD (chronic kidney disease), like many others in the region.

31 Aug 2019

Ponduru khadi losing its sheen, workers getting paltry wages 

Earlier, there were about 1,500 weavers involved in weaving khadi cloth; the  number dwindled to 1,100 currently.

08 Aug 2019

Lack of caste certificate causes trouble to orphan students in Andhra Pradesh

N Rani, an 18-year-old orphan girl, was denied a hostel seat for her inability to produce the caste certificate.

29 Jul 2019

Rainwater harvesting in Andhra Pradesh Balika Vidyalayas yield rich dividends 

Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan Project Officer Srinivasa Rao said that three Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalayas from Srikakulam were selected for the national award in water conservation category.

08 Jul 2019

No brides for boys in Andhra Pradesh's Seethanagaram due to water crisis

The people of Seethanagaram in Santabommali mandal of AP have been suffering from water crisis for more than four months.

10 Jun 2019

Long wait for CKD patients at Palasa dialysis centre in Andhra Pradesh

Around 428 people undergoing dialysis at various centres in Srikakulam district.

03 Jun 2019

Andhra cashew workers call off strike plan after wage hike

Managements agree to increase wages by 12 per cent; about 200 cashew factories are in Palasa where more than 15,000 working

17 May 2019

No aid to fani-hit salt farmers

Naupada is the only area in North Coastal Andhra where salt is being cultivated and salt pans spread over 3,000 acres.

13 May 2019

Body cremated on road in protest against encroachment of cremation ground 

Angered by the ‘failure’ of revenue officials to evict encroachers from the cremation ground, members of the washerman community cremated the body on the main road at Kondavaru

09 May 2019

No aid to families of fishermen captured by Pakistan

It has been more than six months since 22 fishermen from Srikakulam and Vizianagaram districts were captured by the Pakistan Coast Guard for entering into its territorial waters while fishing. 

07 May 2019

30% cashew crop suffer damage

The cashew crop might have suffered about 30 per cent damage in the tribal region. 

05 May 2019

Food packets supplied to 15,000 evacuees 

The MDM workers of 69 schools were involved in Tekkali mandal, the highest, in the district, followed by 42 from Santabommali and 40 from Sompeta, Joint Collector KVN Chakradhar Babu informed. 

05 May 2019

Govt advances Kharif to June in Srikakulam district

Taking advantage of the extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani, Water Resource officials have started diverting the floodwater for irrigation needs of the ensuing Kharif season.

05 May 2019

Groundwater levels look up in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh

The groundwater is available at a depth of 3 metres or less in eight villages in the district.

01 May 2019

Land sharks occupy government land during poll process in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh

Several acres of land worth over Rs 400 crore has been grabbed in Srikakulam.

24 Apr 2019

17 minor boys cast vote in Srikakulam district

Following this, a team of revenue officials conducted an investigation and submitted a preliminary report to the Collector, according to Rajam Assembly segment Returning Officer G Jayadevi

20 Apr 2019

Coastal village depends on water pits for drinking needs

Despite having a drinking water scheme in the village, people of Donkuru in Ichchapuram mandal, still depend on water pits (chalamas) dug near the sea for drinking purpose.

15 Apr 2019

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