Sri Krishna Kummara

Andhra Pradesh: 6 Chandragiri mandals say no to flex banners

Panchayat and revenue officials have taken part in the drive and hundreds of flex banners and hoardings in the villages have been removed.

20 Feb 2022

Covid norms go for a toss at TTD darshan token counters

A stampede-like situation prevailed for sometime after devotees in large numbers jostled to get their tokens once the counters opened.

16 Feb 2022

Tirupati Development Authority to auction residential plots in Surappakasam Township 

A limited tract or number of plots will be put up for the inaugural e-auction on March 5.

12 Feb 2022

A website to help find best e-shopping options, offers curated deals

Meet 29-year-old Harikiran from Putturm, who has a website,, which is bringing out curated deals to online shoppers from websites such as Amazon, Flipkart.

30 Jan 2022

Tourism takes backseat in AP as Covid cases increase

As many pilgrims have postponed their visit to the famous Srikalahasti and Kanipakam temples, the hospitality industry  is the worst-hit. 

20 Jan 2022

Tirupati educator Thahasunnisa Begum transforms lives of 25 kids with interactive classes

Every day, between 5 and 7 pm, Begum and a few of her friends conduct tuition classes for 25 children in the colony.

26 Dec 2021

Family ready for wedding, but...

Chintha Savithramma had made it to safety along with her family and several other villagers, but her attempt to save valuables kept at home cost her life.

27 Nov 2021

Elders’ wisdom proved wrong

Floodwaters ravaged 40 houses in a hamet of 50; 3 people washed away, 2 still missing

26 Nov 2021

Raw deal: A flood of tears after the deluge as villagers are left with next to nothing

At least 12 villages downstream of the Annamayya project in Rajampet mandal were devastated by the deluge. 

25 Nov 2021

Several villages abutting tank evacuated in Chittoor as IMD predicts more rains

The evacuation was necessitated after the bund of the 500-year-old massive Rayalacheruvu reservoir developed cracks, and leaked water. 

23 Nov 2021

Biking from Kanyakumari to Kashmir in 33 days

On what inspired him to embark on the long and tiresome trip, Pavan Sai told TNIE: “I always wanted to do something that would make me standout.

21 Nov 2021

TTD ‘Gau Maha Sammelan’ focuses on natural farming

2-day Gau Maha Sammelan in Tirupati attracted several farmers keen to adopt the technique 

01 Nov 2021

In a first, RO water at people’s doorstep in Atmakur 

According to data, the town is home to a population of 30,556, out of which 15,286 are men and 15,270 women.  

29 Oct 2021

Tirupati reports 133 cybercrime cases in 9 months

During investigation, the cybercrime police freezed 75 suspected accounts with a total closing balance of Rs 3.06 crores.

27 Oct 2021

Tirupati farmpreneur sows seeds of soil-less farming

Sandeep added that the vegetables grown through the Hydroponic farming are in great demand in metro cities like Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad.

26 Oct 2021

Narmada of medals at Sanskrit varsity convocation 

As many as 1,160 students received their post graduate, graduate and diploma course certificates virtually at the convocation of the Sanskrit university. 

21 Oct 2021

Andhra's Anti-Smuggling Force to get satellite phones for cracking whip on red log smugglers 

A senior police officer said the contractors pay Rs 30,000-Rs 40,000 per week to a woodcutter and hire them for cutting red sanders trees in the forest.

12 Oct 2021

Movement of Chaddi gang ahead of annual festival puts Tirupati police on high alert

The Chaddi gang first struck the temple town in 2018-19 and committed about 15 offences.

06 Oct 2021

6 year-old in Tirupati becomes youngest Indian to receive Microsoft certification

A student of Class 2 at Edify School, Anirudh aspires to become an astronaut in the future.

05 Sep 2021

270 km of overhead power cables set to go underground in Tirupati

Come March, the city is set to welcome pilgrims with a new look and there will be no hanging power cables.

27 Aug 2021

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