Sistla Dakshina Murthy

Palle Velugu, Metro Express, city buses ply at full capacity in Andhra

APSRTC Vice Chairperson and MD MT Krishna Babu issued orders to operate these buses with 100 per cent seating capacity, albeit in a phased manner. 

17 hours ago

Go-karting, amusement park to come up at Bhavanipuram soon

If everything goes as planned, go-karting enthusiasts in the city will soon experience an adventurous ride on open wheel cars right in the heart of the city. 

22 Sep 2020

Multi-level car parking at Vijayawada's Besant Road soon

Over the years, lack of parking lots at busy pockets in the city, has been forcing people to park their vehicles on the road.

27 Aug 2020

Not yet: Film exhibitors on reopening of theatres in Vijayawada even as 'Unlock 4' nears

Absence of any big banner movie release anytime soon is another problem as occupancy of even 75 per cent causes loss to the exhibitors.

26 Aug 2020

Andhra RTC to introduce mobile app-based bus ticket system on cards 

As part of the initiative, officials have conducted a preliminary survey on Machilipatnam and Avanigadda route to encourage cashless transactions.

25 Aug 2020

Lack of orders amid COVID-19 worries Ganesh idol makers

Clay Ganesh idols are also not much in demand as it is evident at Bhoomi Organics store, which promotes eco-friendly products.

12 Aug 2020

None of 20 paid COVID-19 quarantine centres in Vijayawada hotels have NOCs

In Vijayawada, 20 paid quarantine facilities are housed in hotels and none of them has obtained the NOC from the department.

10 Aug 2020

VMC to take up anti-malaria, dengue drives

A senior entomologist will be appointed exclusively for the purpose, and ward volunteers and Asha workers will be engaged in household surveillance in 24 vulnerable areas.

03 Aug 2020

Landlords in Vijayawada spring up 'to-let' boards as many tenants return home

Several property owners, who earlier leased their spaces for both residential and commercial purposes, are now looking for tenants to occupy their premises.

31 Jul 2020

Cattle rearers staring at losses this Eid al-Adha due to COVID-19

Vijayawada’s Panja Centre, Arundalpet, Labbipet, Sanath Nagar and Wynchipet are generally abuzz with people crowding the makeshift stalls set up by butchers and goat-rearers.

30 Jul 2020

Vijayawada apartments start taking all precautions to keep coronavirus at bay

One of the largest apartments in the city at Ayodhya Nagar, which has close to 180 flats, recently arranged for sample testing of all its residents, seven of whom tested positive.

27 Jul 2020

People with breathing problems crowd Andhra COVID hospitals

On if the administration will initiate any action against the labs, Imtiaz said all private labs in the city have necessary authorisation and follow standards prescribed by the ICMR.

26 Jul 2020

Gyms still not ‘fit’ enough to open

Vijayawada has over 150 gyms; trainers and fitness experts rendered jobless for 3 months

20 Jul 2020

APSRTC for converting diesel buses into electric ones

Pratap also stressed on the need to constitute a Special Commission to allow the corporsation to enhance passenger ticket fare on par with the hike in diesel prices.

14 Jul 2020

Idol makers hopeful of biz despite Covid

Babu Lal Solanki, who is into idol making for almost a decade, is a worried man.

12 Jul 2020