S Guru Srikanth

Forget export plans, Andhra Pradesh's cashew industry struggling to stay afloat

In the recently-held export carnival in Vijayawada, it was mentioned that cashew has a large export potential, but the State is way behind other states.

27 Sep 2021

How to protect your mother tongue: Love, respect and feel proud in using it

Another language expert, who wishes not to be named, said language is like any other tool: the more you use, the more proficient you will be in its usage.

31 Aug 2021

Andhra Pradesh under 'dry spell' of rainfall since July 27

MeT department officials say that situation might gradually change from next week as scattered rainfall is predicted, which is expected to improve further by mid-August.

09 Aug 2021

COVID-19: Antibody cocktail gaining traction due to better recovery in mild cases

More and more doctors advising therapy as it promises better recovery in mild Covid cases

04 Aug 2021

Rainfall status falls from excess to normal in Andhra Pradesh

In June & July, Coastal AP received less rainfall than normal, while Rayalaseema region received large excess rains 

02 Aug 2021

Granular jaggery set to vie with sugar for shelf space

The companies are getting ready for commercial production of jaggery in granular form. 

02 Aug 2021

10K village clinics to come up in State by March next 

One clinic in each village secretariat; manned by staff nurses, they will offer basic healthcare services; 2,920 village clinics set up so far 

26 Jul 2021

Andhra Pradesh records 25% excess rainfall

Kadapa, Chittoor, Anantapur and Kurnool districts of the drought-prone Rayalaseema region received the most surplus rainfall.

25 Jul 2021

1,000 shrimp containers stuck in Chinese ports, half of them from Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh is the largest producer of shrimp in the country and most of the seafood is exported to other countries.

23 Jul 2021

Millet cultivation in Andhra holds promise as UN declares 2023 "Year of Millets" 

Scientists said the reason for the emphasis on the cultivation of millets is climate change and future food security, with millet being an economically viable and less water-intensive crop.

19 Jul 2021

Food processing units likely to create win-win situation for farmers, traders

Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy wanted synergy between agriculture and food processing industry, which would be mutually beneficial.

15 Jul 2021

Andhra Pradesh government's move to add Sanskrit to Telugu Akademi gets mixed response

Akademi chairperson Lakshmi Parvati sees nothing wrong in renaming; TDP says decision against very objective of establishing it, raises assets sharing with TS

12 Jul 2021

Good food, exercise more important than ever: Health expert

In the last 18 months that saw intermittent lockdowns, people have been largely confined to their home, resulting in less physical activity.

09 Jul 2021

Target is to make Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University a top 5 agricultural university: VC

V-C A Vishnuvardhan Reddy speaks to S Guru Srikanth on varsity’s achievements including two patents and future plans.

08 Jul 2021

Consult doctor immediately if children have fever: Prof of Pediatrics in Siddhartha Medical College

‚ÄčIt is advisable to have them tested for the virus, says Dr NS Vittal Rao, Professor of Pediatrics in Siddhartha Medical College, Vijayawada, tells S Guru Srikanth. 

05 Jul 2021

Technology glitch causing disparity in Andhra Covid figures on Centre and State dashboards

Health chief says Covid info of previous weeks were updated later on Centre’s dashboard.

04 Jul 2021

Andhra builders in 'wait and watch' mode as construction costs skyrocket amid looming third wave

A former builder observed that the lack of construction activity by the government is also not helping the sector.

28 Jun 2021

Rayalaseema gets better rainfall in first two weeks than coastal Andhra Pradesh

Krishna is the only coast district that received normal rainfall in the last 19 days. 

20 Jun 2021

Underpaid & no insurance, contract nurses on stir 

However, those staging protests under the banner of the AP State Government Contract and Outsourcing Staff Nurses Union have decided to continue the protest till there is a written assurance. 

18 Jun 2021

COVID-19 deaths likely to be underreported in Andhra Pradesh

The official, who is privy to field-level communication, said there are more deaths due to 'comorbidities', probably due to lack of timely medical treatment.

16 Jun 2021

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