Sri Krishna Kummara

Donating hair to make wigs for cancer patients

Anil, Nadiya through Instagram page hair_donation_org guide people in donating hair

01 Aug 2021

Andhra couple enters record books by performing yoga

Dr Rajani and Dr Rajasekhar have set a new world record by holding yoga poses for 29 minutes 10 seconds and 15 minutes respectively without any disruption in their posture.

25 Jul 2021

Chinese onslaught takes the sheen off Papanaidupet glass beads

The glass beads are used in making bangles and artificial jewellery. The beads are generally exported to Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkata. 

22 Jul 2021

23-year old Kuchipudi dancer in Andhra waltzes her way to glory

With an objective to teach Kuchipudi to children passionate about classical dance forms, MVNS Durga started ‘Nataraja Nrithyalaya’ in 2018 to train children in classical dance.

18 Jul 2021

Andhra Pradesh: Weavers turn daily wagers in Chittoor village

Ramu, another powerloom weaver, has started working as a construction worker.

01 Jul 2021

Tirupati civic body moots enhanced garbage collection charges from July 1

Municipal Corporation of Tirupati (MCT) proposes to increase the user charges for garbage collection from households and commercial establishments.

22 Jun 2021

‘Water champion’ changes Farmers’ lives for better

Thirty-two-year-old Pareshamma is among the 41 individuals nominated from Andhra Pradesh for an award announced by National Water Mission and UNDP for their contribution to water conservation efforts.

13 Jun 2021

People with special needs struggle to get vaccinated

MCT Commissioner PS Girisha said vaccination of people with special needs  at their doorstep  may lead to misuse of Covid vaccine.

02 Jun 2021

It is more than just duty, it is service: Nurses

Another young nurse Priyanka stays in a hostel room for fear of transmitting the virus to her family members.

13 May 2021

This group has performed the last rites of over 500 COVID-19 victims

On Wednesday alone, they performed the last rites of 24 Covid victims. Of the total, 22 victims were orphans.

06 May 2021

Tirupati woman becomes youngest to get heavy vehicle licence in Andhra Pradesh

Sheer passion to drive heavy vehicles has made 23-year-old Poornima from Tirupati, the youngest woman in the State, to secure a heavy motor driving licence.

29 Mar 2021

Tirupati hotels still fighting to stay afloat amid COVID-19 pandemic

The sector is heavily dependent on religious tourism and relies on the devotees visiting Tirumala, Tiruchanoor and Srikalahasti temples to survive.

22 Mar 2021

TTD to translocate 163 red sanders in Tirupati

Saves another 900 from being axed for Cherlopalli-Alipiri Road widening, planting 20 saplings for each felled tree.

17 Mar 2021

This NGO leads fight against child abuse

Tejo Barath is developing a mobile app to make kids understand body safety rules, gender equality through interactive sessions and fun exercise to ensure better learning experience

07 Feb 2021

After 4-month gap, Bhavani Island set to reopen today

Permission granted for operation of five tourist boats between Berm Park and island initially

26 Jan 2020

Beneficiaries throng Vijayawada banks to withdraw Amma Vodi assistance

Some people rushed to banks after rumours spread that the government was taking back the money deposited as part of the scheme in case of non-withdrawal

14 Jan 2020

Vijayawada Municipal Corporation to set up night shelter for women

An official said that the construction of the shelters will not be a time-consuming process as the officials concerned have opted to replicate the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation model.

12 Jan 2020

Wary of rain, bibliophiles flock to Vijayawada fair on second day

 As many as 270 stalls have been set up by different book publishers and media houses cater to the public’s taste during the 10-day exhibition.

05 Jan 2020

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