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Pochampally Century-old building lies in neglect

Pochampally Century-old building lies in neglect

Aug 17,2017 , 10:55 PM IST | Hans
The name Pochampally, when heard, brings the picture of weavers weaving the world-famous Ikat sarees to one’s mind. However, the village is also quite famous for the land movement that was taken up by social reformer Vinoba Bhave.
Cops job gets tough with peddlers finding bizzare ways to smuggle ganja

Cops job gets tough with peddlers finding bizzare ways to smuggle ganja

Aug 09,2017 , 12:08 AM IST | Hans
Though the Suryapet district is on the rader of rapid development, off late it has been becoming famous for all the wrong reasons, especially for the transportation of cannabis (ganja).
With pollution on rise, villagers say no to pharma co’s expansion

With pollution on rise, villagers say no to pharma co’s expansion

Jul 13,2017 , 12:09 AM IST | Hans
Most of the villages of Choutuppal division in Yadadri district are in the clutches of chemical pollution with increasing number of pharma companies. In Dothigudem, air, water and land got polluted due to the establishment of seven industries in the village.
Now, degree must for pesticide, fertiliser traders: Govt direction

Now, degree must for pesticide, fertiliser traders: Govt direction

Jun 06,2017 , 12:47 AM IST | Hans
In its effort to help boost agricultural sector, the State government has decided to award licences to fertiliser and pesticide traders only if they possess a degree in any relevant subject. 
BJP Woman Sarpanch takes Chinamadaram on development path

BJP Woman Sarpanch takes Chinamadaram on development path

May 23,2017 , 11:54 PM IST | Hans
A BJP woman Sarpanch of Chinamadaram of Kangal mandal who turned the face of the village by implementing Swachh Bharat and other Central government schemes was lauded by party national president Amit Shah during his visit to the village on Tuesday.
Nayeem’s ghost haunts district politicos

Nayeem’s ghost haunts district politicos

May 16,2017 , 03:53 AM IST | Telangana
Political leaders in the district who had associations with slain gangster Nayeemuddin are said to be having sleepless nights as the police are hell-bent to pick up everyone related to the dreaded criminal. Following the suspension of five police officers who had links with the Maoist-turned-extortionist in the undivided district, the political leaders who had close association with Nayeemuddin ar
Nayeem’s ghost haunts Nalgonda Political leaders

Nayeem’s ghost haunts Nalgonda Political leaders

May 16,2017 , 12:15 AM IST | Hans
Political leaders in the district who had associations with slain gangster Nayeemuddin are said to be having sleepless nights as the police are hell-bent to pick up everyone related to the dreaded criminal.  
Yadadri works going on at brisk pace

Yadadri works going on at brisk pace

May 09,2017 , 11:18 PM IST | Hans
Devotees waiting to get the darshan of Swayambhu Sri Laxmi Narasimha Swamy at main temple of Yadadri this Dasara have to wait for another three months due to technical difficulties. 
Love all, serve all: Satya Sai Seva Samithi

Love all, serve all: Satya Sai Seva Samithi

May 08,2017 , 10:39 PM IST | Hans
Following Satya Sai Baba’s spiritual saying ‘Service to man is service to God’, Sri Satya Sai Seva Samithi of Suryapet district started Sri Satya Sai Annapurneshwari Nitya Narayana Seva at the government hospitals in Suryapet and Kodad towns.
AP, Telangana fight over Krishna water sharing

AP, Telangana fight over Krishna water sharing

May 02,2017 , 01:44 AM IST | Hans
The water war between the two Telugu-speaking States came to the fore again on Monday with the officials of both states getting into an altercation over the share of Krishna water. 
Shock immune Current Srinu plays with live wires

Shock immune Current Srinu plays with live wires

Apr 20,2017 , 11:46 PM IST | Hans
Nobody dares to touch broken electrical wires fearing shock that may kill them. But Kola Srinu, popular as ‘current srinu’, seems to be playing with live electric wires.
Summer rush to beat the heat

Summer rush to beat the heat

Apr 12,2017 , 11:52 PM IST | Hans
The youth and children in the villages in Nalgonda district are getting relief from the scorching heat by swimming in local water bodies or in canals while people in urban areas are relaxing in swimming pools to beat the heat.
Sacred ritual: Tribals axe bovines for village good

Sacred ritual: Tribals axe bovines for village good

Apr 05,2017 , 12:31 AM IST | Hans
People of Rammanagudem Thanda of Peddavoora mandal have been practicing a strange ritual for many years. Wishing the welfare of villagers, they have been sacrificing bovines to Goddess Kankali Bhavani (Ankallamma) ever year in the early hours of the day that falls after Sri Rama Navami.
Political rivalry throwing A spanner in works of 2BHKs ?

Political rivalry throwing A spanner in works of 2BHKs ?

Apr 01,2017 , 12:22 AM IST | Hans
Rivalry between the political parties is affecting the construction of 2 BHK houses there by dashing the hopes of shelterless poor who dreamt of owning their house. 
Nalgonda TSRTC rakes in revenues, halves losses

Nalgonda TSRTC rakes in revenues, halves losses

Mar 22,2017 , 11:54 PM IST | Hans
In an encouraging move for loss-making state Road Transport Corporation, the Nalgonda region of the corporation has managed to cut the losses by a whopping 50 per cent and stood top in the state in terms of raking revenues and maintaining fuel consumption.  
Model Anganwadis mulled akin to corporate play schools

Model Anganwadis mulled akin to corporate play schools

Feb 22,2017 , 11:13 PM IST | Hans
In order to provide equal fun and facilities on par with corporate play schools to kids of poor, the district administration has decided to upgrade the existing Anganwadis to Model Anganwadis.
Rakshitha teams mulled to check crime against girls, women in Nalgonda

Rakshitha teams mulled to check crime against girls, women in Nalgonda

Feb 15,2017 , 12:15 AM IST | Hans
The district police in association with district administration are likely to form girls’ safety committees in the name of ‘Rakshitha’.
Green Day to protect Haritha Haram saplings in Suryapet

Green Day to protect Haritha Haram saplings in Suryapet

Feb 10,2017 , 01:16 AM IST | Hans
In order to address the issues and watering of planted saplings planted under Haritha Haram programme in the district, Collector Surendra Mohan has come up with an idea of organising a Green Day on every Friday, akin to that of Grievance Day.  
PD Act invoked against rice miller

PD Act invoked against rice miller

Feb 04,2017 , 01:34 AM IST | Crime
The Kodad rural police on Friday invoked Preventive Detention Act against a miller who repeatedly indulged in illegal transportation of PDS rice to various places from Kodad, via Kakinada Port.
Snehitha cops come to rescue of women, girls in Suryapet

Snehitha cops come to rescue of women, girls in Suryapet

Feb 04,2017 , 12:39 AM IST | Hans
The Snehitha programme, conceived by District SP Parimala, aimed at protecting women and girls against the atrocities, has been giving good results since its launch on December 8, last year.
Peddagattu Jatara from February 12

Peddagattu Jatara from February 12

Jan 31,2017 , 02:41 AM IST | Hans
District administration is making all necessary arrangements for the smooth conduct of famous biannual Peddagattu Jatara, slated to take place from February 12 to 16. As a part of tradition, 15 days before the Jatara i.e., on January 29 late night, Distipuja to Deverapette was performed at the temple which was brought from Devaragudi of Kesaram village. 
Traffic violations on the rise in the Nalgonda district

Traffic violations on the rise in the Nalgonda district

Jan 23,2017 , 11:46 PM IST | Hans
Despite a number of enforcement measures, traffic violations in the Nalgonda town go unabated. The number of cases booked against for not wearing helmets increased in the Nalgonda district.
International Kite Fest draws huge crowds

International Kite Fest draws huge crowds

Jan 17,2017 , 12:33 AM IST | Hans
Endowments Minister A Indrakaran Reddy stated that International Kite Festival held at Yadadri will bring global recognition to the hill shrine.
AP puts brakes on Telangana Tourism dept ferry rides

AP puts brakes on Telangana Tourism dept ferry rides

Jan 14,2017 , 12:06 AM IST | Hans
Apathy of officials of State tourism department in getting required permissions has left the ferries anchored at Hill Colony downhill the launch station. 
Citizen’s Forum for better Nalgonda

Citizen’s Forum for better Nalgonda

Jan 11,2017 , 02:09 AM IST | Hans
Aimed at creating awareness among people about social service, restoring human values and oversee proper implementation of government schemes at grass root level, a new organisation, Citizen's Forum, has started its activities in the district.
Thousands throng Yadadri on Vaikunta Ekadasi

Thousands throng Yadadri on Vaikunta Ekadasi

Jan 08,2017 , 11:41 PM IST | Hans
Following the Muhurtham, decked up Vaikunta Dwaram was open for devotees amidst the chants of vedic hymns by the temple priests at 6.48 am. Uttara Dwaram darshanam was provided to the devotees up to 9 am.Early morning, the temple priests performed special pujas including Aaradhana, Thiruppavai and Alankara seva to the presiding deities before opening Uttara Dwaram, and took them out in procession.
Winged visitors enthrall Suryapet

Winged visitors enthrall Suryapet

Jan 07,2017 , 12:37 AM IST | Hans
The birds build nests and lay eggs, these eggs are incubated for 29 days by both the male and female crane. The chicks take 70-80 days to take their first flight. Chicks which cannot fly in early stage roam on the streets of villages. Villagers treat them as guests and a fine of Rs 5000 is imposed on hunting these birds. 
Cong wooing back party cadres

Cong wooing back party cadres

Jan 03,2017 , 03:49 AM IST | Hans
Jana Reddy moved pawns carefully on the political chessboard in his Nagarjunasagar Assembly constituency to bring back ZPTC vice-chairman, Pedavoora ZPTC Karnati Linga Reddy, several sarpanches and MPTCs. Last month, they rejoined the Congress in the presence of Jana Reddy. They, along with Nalgonda MP Gutta Sukhender Reddy, had earlier moved from the TRS to the Congress. 
Note ban blues continue

Note ban blues continue

Dec 30,2016 , 12:29 AM IST | Hans
Adding fuel to the fire, only the bank-attached ATMs across the district are dispensing nominal amounts, whereas outsourcing ATMs were completely shut down for the last 15 days.While daily labourers are still struggling to secure regular work due to slump in construction sector, several businesses like electronics, automobiles, real estate, restaurants etc are yet to recover from the shock and eff
Chain-snatchers keep Kodad police on toes

Chain-snatchers keep Kodad police on toes

Dec 24,2016 , 12:20 AM IST | Hans
Targeting women staying lonely at homes, the duo reportedly succeeded duping them in Surypet, Munagala, Chilkur and newly-formed Chintalapalem mandals of the district in the last one month.