Sistla Dakshina Murthy

Government fails in bid to provide workers any security amidst claims

It is not uncommon to see workers unclogging manholes with sticks and rods, without wearing shoes, gloves or masks in Vijayawada. But it’s not just this city. In fact, not even a single conservancy worker in Andhra Pradesh is fully equipped with safety gear.

14 Mar 2017

Take these precautions to avoid sunstroke

The scorching summer is here, there’s no doubt that we are hurtling towards the hottest months of the year.

13 Mar 2017

Sinking into the Heart of Darkness

A day in the life of a manual scavenger reveals how he has to endure a traumatising experience to feed his family

11 Mar 2017

When to worry about memory loss?

Is your child unable to recall and relate his day at school? Do you notice your child struggling to learn mathematics and science?

06 Mar 2017

The perfect plan to gain weight

Nowadays, majority of the people follow strict diet and give up all the sedentary pleasures to reduce weight.

27 Feb 2017

VMC shocker: Firecracker stalls coming up under high tension wires

103 stalls with about 200 varieties of firecrackers being set up in risky conditions at Punnami Ghat.

24 Oct 2016

Vijayawada's 'class struggle'

Tenant evictions, legal battles on the rise in city with property owners going for the kill to cash in on increased demand

08 Oct 2016

Vijayawada Municipal Corporation to demolish illegal constructions

Drive to begin on Oct 14; 200 residential buildings in city found violating norms; owners cry foul, seek to stall the move

05 Oct 2016

Old structures torment residents

VMC identified 153 old buildings in the city, of which 55 were in precarious conditions

01 Sep 2016

When beggars turn choosers

Refuse to stay in shelter homes, turn down Govt offer for compensation

17 Aug 2016

Food courts to serve local delicacies to pilgrims during Krishna Pushkarams

Idly, dosa, upma, kattu pongali and curd rice for breakfast, vegetable biryani for lunch

27 Jul 2016

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