Author : Adapa Apparao


Once rocky soil, now a fertile land for farming

Once rocky soil, now a fertile land for farming

Jun 01,2017 , 03:34 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Rainwater harvesting is advocated to conserve water. The scheme is successful wherever it is implemented sincerely and at other places it did not produce the desired result. However, some farmers of East Godavari district are practising agriculture in 50 acres digging the rainwater harvesting structures in a 3.5-acre plot. They also dug a tank in one and half acres. 
Kin of missing fishermen yet to get compensation

Kin of missing fishermen yet to get compensation

Apr 21,2016 , 07:23 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Even after 11 months, the fate of 17 fishermen of seven families of Pagadalapeta in the town, who had ventured into the sea on June 15, 2015, along with their fellow fishermen, is still not known. Their remaining untraced is making it difficult for the authorities to take a decision on paying compensation to victims. 
Malladi confident of retaining MLA seat

Malladi confident of retaining MLA seat

Apr 09,2016 , 10:05 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The four-time MLA and one-time Minister from the Congress in the 30-seat Puducherry Legislative Assembly, Malladi Krishna Rao, is confident of retaining his seat in May 16 Assembly elections, while his opponents spell doom for him. Malladi, who was backed by fishermen community, said that what matters most was the majority sounding confident of his imminent victory.