D Surendra Kumar

Ukraine crisis: Student from Andhra Pradesh's Nellore among hundreds waiting near Hungary border

Darla Bhyula Bhanumathi, a medical student hailing from Janathapeta in Kavali of Nellore district, and her friends reached the Hungary border with the support of the Indian Embassy.

28 Feb 2022

Cramped up in bunkers, youths send SOS 

They have sought assistance from the Central and State governments to evacuate them from Ukraine at the earliest. 

26 Feb 2022

Mekapati Goutham Reddy: A gentleman politician, able administrator

In a short period, Mekapati developed special bond with people of Atmakur constituency, where a majority of leaders were followers of Anam family

22 Feb 2022

20,000 manuscripts at Oriental Research Institute to be digitised

Oriental Research Institute has more than 20,000 manuscripts and has completed digitising 35 per cent of them. It has set a target to complete the digitisation of all manuscripts within a year.

14 Feb 2022

Entrepreneur from Nellore tides over financial loss, becomes job creator

Born and brought up in a middle class family, he was inspired by his grandfather Peddireddy Shankar Reddy to become an entrepreneur. 

06 Feb 2022

Losses force Nellore tobacco ryots to reduce area of cultivation

The boards direct farmers to cultivate tobacco based on the indent from the manufacturers and exporters during crop fixation period in July.

03 Feb 2022

Tirupati resident turns terrace into rooftop garden, inspiring story

Tirupati man converts terrace into rooftop garden; grows organic vegetables, leafy greens inspiring locals to follow his footsteps.

31 Jan 2022

Nellore forest department to release 20,000 Olive Ridley hatchlings

Scores of turtles arrive for nesting from December while several locations in Nellore and Kavali divisions have been turtle destinations for several years. 

27 Jan 2022

Farmers fear drop in yield of Totapuri mango in Chittoor

Chittoor, with a dominant presence of pulp industries, is famous for its fine varieties of mangoes which further attracts traders from across the country.

20 Jan 2022

Works for Nellore airport to begin in April

The district administration has acquired 1,065.3 acres of the required 1,861.2 acres in Dagadarthi, Velupodu, Damavaram, K Korugunta for the purpose.

06 Jan 2022

Meet Pratima Reddy: Striking asanas for a stress-free living

The 41-year-old from Tirupati city, considered one of the top prenatal yoga instructor in the State, has taught yoga postures to over 300 women who were referred to her by local gynaecologists.

02 Jan 2022

Red sanders task force in Andhra Pradesh to use satellite phones to curb smuggling

RSASTF allocated eight I-SAT phones to tighten vigil on woodcutters from New Year, seized logs weighing 50,880 kg and arrested 342 smugglers in 2021

26 Dec 2021

Anandaiah begins distribution of herbal concoction for Omicron ‘prevention’

Popular for his herbal concoctions that he claims can treat Covid-19, Bonigi Anandaiah is back with another preventive Ayurveda remedy, this time for the Omicron variant.   

23 Dec 2021

Ahead of showdown, several people in Tirupati bat for Andhra Pradesh's three-capital plan

Even the leaders of various political parties have welcomed the decision of decentralisation of development.

17 Dec 2021

Come what may, nothing can deter this Andhra family from feeding the strays

A cable operator, Vijay spends at least Rs 500 a day to feed the animals. His wife Rajyalakshmi, a homemaker, and 17-year-old daughter support him in his endeavour to keep the animals fed.

12 Dec 2021

Eguva Regada recalls grit, hard work of village boy-turned-SF commando Teja

The residence of Lance Naik B Sai Teja presented a picture of grief as his family members accepted the truth that he will never return home.

12 Dec 2021

Sulur chopper crash: Family yet to receive Lance B Sai Teja’s mortal remains

Brother says shared some of Teja’s photos with Army officers that show tattoos on his body for identification

11 Dec 2021

Sulur air tragedy: Neighbours recall grit of deceased Andhra Pradesh commando B Sai Teja

Sheer grit and hard work had helped Teja realise his dream of joining the Indian Army, and getting commissioned into the elite 11 Para Special Force.

10 Dec 2021

Sulur helicopter tragedy: Lance Naik from Andhra Pradesh among deceased

Lance Naik B Sai Teja, who was the personal security officer to deceased CoDS General Bipin Rawat,  was from Eguva Regada village of Kurabalakota mandal in Chittoor district.

08 Dec 2021

‘People’s professor’ works to promote social change among his students 

He is a favourite among his students for not hesitating to help them, either on academic or personal front, and they describe his personality as a ‘fun-loving and cool cucumber’ like.

05 Dec 2021

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