Bandhavi Annam

Sattenapalli government hospital strives to educate mothers-to-be

As many as 120-150 deliveries take place every month at the maternal department of the government hospital.

27 Sep 2021

A ray of hope for leprosy patients

The volunteers of GRETNALTES said, the founder of the society late V Venkateswara Rao, at a very young age, had suffered from all ailments in leprosy.

19 Sep 2021

Late shuttler’s wife vows to train underprivileged kids in Andhra Pradesh

Late G Sudhakar Reddy had spotted and groomed the likes of Srikanth Kidambi and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy.

18 Sep 2021

Organic farming gains demand in Guntur, crops to be grown in 49,000 acres

Cultivation of mixed crops is encouraged as it reduces the risk of total crop failure due to uncertain monsoon. 

13 Sep 2021

‘Teaching online helped push boundaries, expand creativity’

Subba Rao lost his job last year as the school management was unable to pay his salary.

06 Sep 2021

Guntur athlete hopes to bag medal at Olympics   

Shaik Abdullah has been participating in several district level and State-level competitions and has won several medals in sprint events.

05 Sep 2021

Civic body to set up 20 e-Bus Bay Centres in Guntur, panel formed

Recently in the GMC council meeting, the proposal was passed by Mayor Kavati Manohar Naidu.

31 Aug 2021

Child marriages on the rise in Guntur district

Integrated Child Development Services project director Manoranjani said that due to the lockdown the child marriages increased especially in Andhra's rural and tribal areas. 

19 Jul 2021

Andhra Pradesh girl Sirisha Bandla is Astronaut 004 in Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic mission

Sirisha, who grew up in Houston since she was 5-year-old, became the third Indian origin woman and the first Telugu to fly into space after Kalpana Chawla and Sunita Williams.

12 Jul 2021

Andhra techie who found his calling in painting

Meet 20-year-old Yaswanth who holds a record for drawing portrait on 273 square metres of land; he is the CEO of his own company

11 Jul 2021

De-addiction centre in Guntur records 30 per cent success 

The problem however though is that there is only one counsellor available at the centre now against the sanctioned strength of three, while the centre receives patients from five districts.

09 Jul 2021

Guntur Municipal Corporation to set up 5 food banks: Mayor

Corporation officials will reach out to hotel managements and catering services in Guntur and ask them to supply the leftover food at functions and events to the food banks instead of throwing it.

06 Jul 2021

Sirisha Bandla’s space odyssey may give scope for ‘private astronaut experience’

Sirisha Bandla is vice-president, government affairs and research operations wing of Virgin Galactic and its sister concern, Virgin Orbit.

03 Jul 2021

Online classes render Guntur's private school teachers jobless

Managements prefer only a few experienced teachers for online classes, leaving the remaining faculty with no income, work or job security.

28 Jun 2021

Pollution levels drop in May in Guntur due to curfew

 The partial curfew has resulted in a drop in pollution levels in Guntur, an industrial hub.

22 Jun 2021

Donating blood my way of giving back, says 57-yr-old Andhra man who has given blood over 80 times

If people get motivated and coming forward to donate blood, then he thought of inspiring them more.

20 Jun 2021

Land acquired for three skill development colleges in Andhra Pradesh's Guntur district

The revenue and district skill development department officials identified the lands and completed the acquisition process.

16 Jun 2021

Andhra youth walks 2,350 km to educate people on blood donation

Narrating as to why he chose to undertake the awareness walk, Siva said he faced trouble in getting blood for his niece last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

08 Jun 2021

The couple beat Covid with determination

Looking after her husband without showing fears was tough but managing children too without letting them know about the condition of their father was a challenging task.

07 Jun 2021

Engineering student with innovation in his veins

The tech can be helpful, especially for women.  

23 May 2021

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