Owing to ample rainfall, groundwater levels improve in Guntur district, Andhra 

Groundwater levels have risen in all four divisions of the district as it recorded higher than normal rainfall between June and December 2021. 

10 Feb 2022

Unnathi leads the way for unskilled labourers to become skilled workers

The Covid-19 pandemic has rendered many people jobless and pushed the poor into extreme poverty. 

06 Feb 2022

Sex rackets use 13-year-old for 6 months, 54 held

The girl’s trauma began after she got infected with Covid-19, and was admitted to the Government General Hospital, Guntur, on June 26, 2021.

04 Feb 2022

Guntur soldier’s valour wins Shaurya Chakra

While six army personnel were selected for Shaurya Chakra, five of them, including Jaswanth Reddy, were given the award posthumously.

27 Jan 2022

28-year-old on a mission to provide quality education to underprivileged

Annamayya developed a new teaching technique, ‘ABC-Action Before Concept’, through which teachers can make concepts interesting for students by including more practical examples using simple objects.

23 Jan 2022

Kondaveedu Fort  turns favourite  tourist spot 

2,500-3,500 people visited the tourist attraction every day between Jan 13 and 16

17 Jan 2022

Andhra Pradesh stands first in increasing forest cover

The increase in forest cover in the state can be attributed to better conservation, afforestation and agroforestry.

14 Jan 2022

Donkey meat business goes unabated in Guntur

Misconceptions and superstitions that consuming donkey meat and blood increases physical strength and works as an aphrodisiac have led to illegal slaughter and consumption.

08 Jan 2022

Health conscious people in Guntur hit fitness centres after months of confinement 

People have realised the importance of staying physically and psychologically fit to cope with the pandemic situation.

30 Dec 2021

Youngster from Andhra Pradesh's Guntur walks 7,000 kms to educate people on blood donation

Gandu Siva was also recognised by the India Book of Records in August this year for his commitment to educate the society to promote the importance of blood donation.

26 Dec 2021

Zumba, yoga make GMC sanitary staff energetic

As frontline warriors during the Covid-19 pandemic, sanitary workers are stressed out a lot.

20 Dec 2021

NTR Manasa Sarovaram in Guntur to open for public soon

NTR Manasa Sarovaram which was neglected for almost 10 years will soon be ready to host people.

13 Dec 2021

Tenali: Historic Swaraj Talkies gives way to mall as it’s unviable

One of such theatres was Swaraj Talkies, which was inaugurated on August 15, 1947, the day India got Independence.

29 Nov 2021

Veggie prices burn holes in consumers’ pockets

As heavy rains continued to batter several parts of the State, the vendors are predicting that the prices might increase further in the coming days.

22 Nov 2021

Thrips infestation threatens chilli produce in 12K hectares in Prathipadu, Chilakaluripet

Chilli growers in Guntur are facing a major bug problem, which is likely to cost many a loss of Rs 1 lakh per acre, horticulture officials said. 

16 Nov 2021