Thrips infestation turn mango season bitter in Chittoor district

Farmers say the yield per acre, which was 4 to 5 tonnes in the previous year, may reduce by at least 50 per cent this season. 

20 Apr 2022

Collective efforts make Yekollu get Child-friendly Grama Panchayat tag

Yekollu panchayat, which secured the unique tag of a child-friendly grama panchayat, is now the third panchayat in the State to achieve the distinction since 2014.

17 Apr 2022

Bachelor herd in Tiruchanoor keeps officials on their toes

A bachelor herd is formed by juvenile male animals, who are sexually immature or have left their parent groups and are on the lookout for new families. 

08 Apr 2022

Common man in Andhra Pradesh finds life miserable after abnormal rise in prices

The auto and jeep drivers in the temple town are happy that the rush of devotees are back after a lull of two years due to the pandemic.

07 Apr 2022

Nine killed, 45 injured in bus accident in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor

According to the Tirupati (Urban) SP Venkatappala Naidu, the driver's negligence is believed to be the cause of the accident.

28 Mar 2022

Painting a future for traditional Kalamkari art

Mamatha Reddy, 56, has built a reputation for herself in saree making with unique designs using natural dyes in the age of screen prints and chemical colours.

20 Mar 2022

Applications for ex gratia outnumber official toll

Denying that the administration had under-reported the fatalities, he said all Covid deaths in the district’s hospitals were recorded.

15 Mar 2022

Kadri native Omkar creates wonderful artworks out of wastepaper 

It took two months for Omkar to create the replica of Venkateswara idol with a proper shape and attractive colours.

13 Mar 2022

'Ukrainian police used pepper spray, survived on soup, biscuits': Evacuee alleges

MBBS student Sagarika says her group waited for 48 hrs as only Ukrainian women, children were allowed to cross the border with Slovakia.

07 Mar 2022

Medicos exposed to bitter cold at Ukraine borders for 20 hours

Christie Swarna is a fifth-year MBBS student at Ivan Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University in the east European country.

06 Mar 2022

Tirupati’s Sakhi centre seeks a lifeline

Disha centres are meant to provide psychosocial support, temporary shelter, legal and medical aid to survivors of sexual abuse.  

02 Mar 2022