Sistla Dakshina Murthy

Reaching for the stars: Andhra youngster works two jobs so that he can be Olympian one day

The youngster works 2 jobs, as a paperboy and daily wager, even while pursuing an undergraduate degree. Amidst the hardships, he has won 17 medals in running contests

24 Oct 2021

Heaps of waste lies neglected in Singh Nagar

Residents say garbage piling up for 14 days; VMC official cites technical issues for delay in shifting trash to yard 

21 Oct 2021

Andhra government gives nod to set up virus laboratory at Machilipatnam

The laboratory will be established between the outpatient ward and general ward for the convenience of the patients.

12 Oct 2021

Andhra student's project to turn waste into eco-friendly products to get President's award

Matla Yashaswi of Krishna district will soon receive INSPIRE Award from President Ram Nath Kovind for her innovative project named 'Secrets of Scaly Plumage'.

10 Oct 2021

3D theatre & planetarium to come up in Vijayawada

Rs 60L project aims to boost scientific knowledge among children

04 Oct 2021

Andhra Pradesh: 24-yr-old inspires women to become ‘atmanirbhar’

Engineering graduate uses Facebook and Instagram to market her crafts 

26 Sep 2021

Violent crimes decline by 18 per cent since 2018 in Andhra Pradesh

AP ranked 14th in terms of murders reported in 2020: NCRB data 

17 Sep 2021

Locals complain of slow underground drainage works by Vijayawada Municipal Corporation

Almost 14 years later, the works are still under progress and the civic body has even failed to augment revenue through drainage tax.

14 Sep 2021

Krishna district administration gears up to tackle third wave

Proposals to establish 10 additional oxygen plants of 7,400 LPM capacity ready, private hospitals to get ten plants, too.

08 Sep 2021

Grim days ahead for Ganesh idol makers? 

They appeal to government to allow festival committees to install 2 feet to 5 feet idols as per Covid-19 norms

06 Sep 2021

Vijayawada: Now, get ready to pay for water you consume

Currently, no bill is being generated for water usage. Once the meters are installed, bills would be generated.

31 Aug 2021

This retired employee finds joy in serving poor

Garikipati Donthuleswara Rao recently constructed a primary school and hospital to treat eye problems of poor in Chinnapuram

30 Aug 2021

Only two helpers for upkeep of ZP school with a strength of 280

The Zilla Parishad high school at Anasagaram village in Nandigama mandal of Krishna district has only two helpers for its upkeep though it has a student strength of about 280. 

27 Aug 2021

Fee hike in Andhra's private schools, junior colleges unlikely

A final call on the fee structure will be taken by the government in a couple of days.

19 Aug 2021

Vijayawada: Students excited to back in school amid COVID-19 norms 

Coming to school was like a breath of fresh air for majority of students; teachers seemed happy to resume in-person teaching

17 Aug 2021

Olympian Rajani plans hockey academy to tap girl power

Sharing her Tokyo Olympics experience, she said the team’s performance improved by several notches, and each player was eyeing a podium finish.

13 Aug 2021

Andhra idol makers demand clarity ahead of festival

Artisans from Rajasthan, Maharashtra say there is grave uncertainty over pandals, while some return home due to lack of work.

11 Aug 2021

Junior colleges too from Aug 16

Parents, teachers’ associations urge govt to come up with SOPs for safety of students

10 Aug 2021

VMC schools see spike in student enrolment 

Improvement in infra at schools under Nadu-Nedu, spot admissions made the difference: VMC commissioner

05 Aug 2021

Air India cancels flight to Muscat from Vijayawada 

As Covid-19 restrictions still being imposed in Gulf countries, it affected passenger  occupancy: City airport director 

28 Jul 2021

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