Amrutha Kosuru

Vizag potters skip making diyas this Diwali as there are few takers

This year, she said, all potters left in the locality have brought diyas of various designs from Rajasthan and painted them.

03 Nov 2021

Special children learn and earn by painting diyas

Lavanya, one of the special children, explains how she came up with several colour combinations.

31 Oct 2021

NESTAM becomes a voice for the queer community in Visakhapatnam

Being a part of the queer community, the duo mooted NESTAM in an attempt to provide a safe space to people who have faced hostility because of their sexual orientation. 

24 Oct 2021

Women hog limelight in Silambam tourney

The sticks hissed menacingly and swords whistled through the air even as the women exhibiting their martial arts prowess exuded courage, determination and confidence.

23 Oct 2021

Covid-19 warriors hit Vizag roads for dues, demand better deal

Hundreds of Covid warriors had allegedly received termination letters towards the end of September without the completion of six months.

12 Oct 2021

Son of a Visakhapatnam flower vendor gets NSS award

Pamulapati Ashok Reddy, NSS Programme Officer, Lakkireddy Balireddy College of Engineering, Mylavaram, got the award in recognition of his services as a programme officer.

25 Sep 2021

Remember, life is beautiful

Awareness is key to prevent suicides and early identification of ‘red flags’ can help in sending an individual to counselling/therapy.

11 Sep 2021

Scared and broken: Afghan students of Andhra University

With the Taliban taking control of Afghanistan, the 130 students from that mountainous, landlocked country are worried about their future in India – and their homeland.

19 Aug 2021

Smooth-coated otters spotted at Kondakarla Ava lake in Vizag 

Smooth-coated otters locally known as water dogs have been spotted for the first time at Kondakarla Ava of Atchutapuram Mandal in Visakhapatnam. 

10 Aug 2021

Pedal for good health: Kakinada finds place in 25 Cycling Pioneers 

The top 25 cities will advance to the next stage where they will embed the vision of a cycling-friendly city by adopting policies, setting up dedicated departments and creating city-wide plans.

29 Jul 2021

PM’s accolades motivate ‘AP Weatherman’ further

He has been doing this for close to a year, during which he has helped several farmers in Andhra Pradesh take informed decisions that enabled them cultivate suitable crops and reap a good yield.  

26 Jul 2021

Tourist footfall on the rise in Visakhapatnam and Andhra Pradesh's Agency areas

Places such as Borra Caves, Araku and others are opened up to the public during non-curfew hours at the end of June.

12 Jul 2021

Vizag-based women’s club using technology to spread cheer

Vanitha Walkers’ Club conducts virtual sessions on health, career growth among others  

04 Jul 2021

Meet AP weatherman who is providing real-time weather updates to farmers

Praneeth provides daily and weekly weather forecasts. Most of his followers on YouTube and Facebook, in particular, comprises farmers.

30 Jun 2021

Group of Adivasi youths to build library for kids in Visakhapatnam district

As the primary school in Devarapalle remains closed, the new library will be a safe learning place for students without toxic competition, says the group.

28 Jun 2021