Sreenu Babu Pativada

Ramana rides extra mile to wean children off phone addiction, nurture reading habit

Besides lending books for free, he also distributes books to children who cannot otherwise afford them.

18 hours ago

This 41-year-old Andhra woman steals show by playing male characters in mythological dramas

Mangadevi has been playing the lead character of Harichandra in mythological drama Satya Harichandra for quite a long time and mesmerising the audience with her performance and voice. 

25 Oct 2021

APEPDCL imposes industrial power cut in Andhra Pradesh's Srikakulam district from 6 to 10 pm

According to official sources, the district needs 250-300 MW power per hour and it has become a big challenge for APEPDCL to supply uninterrupted power to domestic consumers as well as industries.

13 Oct 2021

23 tribal villages remain cut off after cyclone

The road between Thonam and Pattuchennuru was washed away in the overflowing Gomukhi River after the cyclone, disrupting connectivity to 20 tribal hamlets.

04 Oct 2021

Woman from flood-hit Andhra village gives birth in cashew orchard

The village has been marooned after a flooded Champavathi river washed away a part of the Malladuvalasa-Mentada Road.

30 Sep 2021

AP man loses sarpanch election by 1 vote but keeps promise, builds house for family 

However, he lost the seat by a single vote. 

23 Sep 2021

Srikakulam teacher’s murals talk morals 

An outsourced drawing teacher at a municipal school in Gujarathipeta in Srikakulam town, Yerra Satyanarayana spends most of his time with students in the classroom. 

19 Sep 2021

2000 harassed Andhra Pradesh workers in Bahrain seek help

It was alleged that the migrant workers were being harassed by the company officials without providing proper food and accommodation.

13 Sep 2021

Andhra: Tribals’ resolve for rural reforms makes an uphill task quite easy 

The commitment and resolve shown by tribals of a hilltop village in the district serves as a motivation to others to strive for rural development. 

06 Sep 2021

Despite high yield, custard apple farmers in Andhra's Srikakulam facing losses

This year, the tribal farmers have a reason to cheer: the custard apple yield is very good. However, due to Covid-19, traders are not buying the fruit from the tribal farmers.

11 Aug 2021

Srikakulam's Savara tribe struggling to keep dying Edisinge artform alive

Started by Savara Raju and his father, the Savara Art Society has so far trained two batches of 45 youngsters in Edisinge in collaboration with the Integrated Tribal Development Agency and Lepakshi.

16 Jul 2021

YouTube professor from Srikakulam comes to rescue of students

As a student from rural background and poor financial status, I feel it is my responsibility to help poor students during pandemic, Dr Jagadeesh Kakarla says.

11 Jul 2021

The dozen ‘Bachelors of Social Service’

The whatspp group, which was created to share memories of their trip, has now become a space where these friends share information about the plight of the poor and destitute during Covid.

27 Jun 2021

Andhra Pradesh: Family of good samaritan auto driver, who died due to COVID-19, left in lurch

The family of an auto driver, who offered free service to pregnant women for a decade, is now looking for help as its breadwinner has fallen victim to COVID-19.

16 Jun 2021

Small entrepreneur shows big heart: Andhra man distributes 800 food packets daily to COVID patients, others

He has been distributing 800 food packets and 400 essential kits a day free of cost to Covid patients, victims’ family members, beggars, orphans, daily wage labourers.

13 Jun 2021