S Nagaraja Rao

A promising differently abled cricketer

His love for cricket saw him overcome his disability and poverty.

30 Jul 2021

Passion for sculpture earns 51-year-old Andhra artist fame, awards

Artefacts created by Gollapalli Jayanna of Kadapa reflect the culture and very essence of Andhra Pradesh, more so Rayalaseema.

18 Jul 2021

Recent showers leave low-lying areas in Andhra Pradesh's Kadapa inundated

Besides facing the severe inconvenience of having the entire household drenched in stagnated flood water, residents of these colonies are facing the threat of mosquitoes. 

12 Jul 2021

Nellore farmhand’s son becomes senior scientist in Korea

V Nava Koteswara Rao did his PhD in Nanotechnology under the guidance of Prof MV Shankar, Material Science and Nanotechnology Department, Yogi Vemana University.

04 Jul 2021

Kadapa youth passes on life skills

Inspired by heroes of Ramayana and Mahabharata, Udaya Kumar teaches archery, martial arts to schoolkids to help them improve their concentration, personality 

27 Jun 2021

CM Jagan Mohan’s district emerges top in Nadu-Nedu works

According to education department officials, with improved facilities, parents are more eager to admit their children in government schools.

23 Jun 2021

Ray of sunshine for Kadapa wood carvers 

A new building to house wood carving and toy making workshop has been set up at a cost of  `1 crore to help local artisans

20 Jun 2021

Onipenta brass artisans in dire straits as temples, markets remain closed 

For the last 15 months, people of Onipenta, who eke out a living by making brassware, have been rendered jobless.

13 Jun 2021

Using social media as tool for change: Youth promotes Kadapa's historical riches through Instagram

In a bid to change public perception about Kadapa, 21-year-old degree student promotes region’s rich historical and cultural heritage through Instagram, has over 23,000 followers

13 Jun 2021

'Giving food every Sunday since 2011': Feeding hungry birds, animals is this Andhra man's passion

Sheik Basha Mohiuddin has been feeding cows, monkeys, deer, squirrels, dogs, cats, pigeons, parrots, crows, sparrows every Sunday since 2011.

06 Jun 2021

Private school teachers cry for govt help as they struggle to survive

One of the occupations hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic is that of teachers.

01 Jun 2021

Youths create public awareness on Covid-19 norms through short films

A team of youngsters in Kadapa have taken it upon themselves to educate people about Covid-19 and CAB using short films.

30 May 2021

Surge in rural Covid-19 positive cases in corona second wave 

 Rural areas in Kadapa district have been witnessing a spike in Covid-19 cases as compared to urban areas during the second wave.

23 May 2021

Kadapa hospitals battle oxygen bed crisis

District has 1,012 O2 and 419 non-oxygen beds, but none of them vacant; several private hospitals are overcharging

22 May 2021

COVID-19 second wave: This Kadapa doctor offers teleconsultation at no charge

Be it Covid-19 or non-Covid-19 case, Dr S Sagar Kullyaireddy of Kadapa provides medical counselling at free of cost.

09 May 2021

Less yield, Covid dash mango growers’ hopes

With a good amount of flowering a few months ago, mango growers in the state thought they would get a good yield.

26 Apr 2021

Mental disability no bar to his hidden talent

He was born with autism and was unable to speak till he was five.

25 Apr 2021

Kadapa Sishu Griha gifts joy of parenthood to 70 couples

ICDS-run Sishu Griha has received the State-level ‘Uttam Puraskaram’ during Mahila Dinotsavam for its contribution in the last two years.

11 Apr 2021

A soldier from almost every house is tradition in six Kadapa villages

For the people of six villages in Kalasapadu and Rajupalem mandals of the district, serving their motherland is a tradition.

21 Mar 2021

Their hearts beat for the poor and needy

Kadapa brothers spend `3.5L every month for distribution of essential commodities to 450 poor families and help small traders 

07 Mar 2021

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