Author : Deekonda Ravishankar


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. 
Yadadri temple: Sculpting of idols goes at brisk pace

Yadadri temple: Sculpting of idols goes at brisk pace

Nov 25,2016 , 11:09 PM IST | Khammam Tab
Nearly 500 sculptors have been engaged to bring on the sculptures from the black stone, also known as Krishna Shila, which has a unique feature of keeping the surroundings cool apart from being easy to work on.
A string of hardships for common man post ban

A string of hardships for common man post ban

Nov 09,2016 , 11:14 PM IST | Khammam Tab
In Nalgonda town, workers at the petrol bunks refused to accept the banned currency citing lack of change with them. However, they accepted the denominations from the customers who filled the tanks of their vehicles to the brim. 
Blind school in Nalgonda set for dark days ahead

Blind school in Nalgonda set for dark days ahead

Oct 21,2016 , 12:25 AM IST | Telangana
Today however, the school is battling a financial crunch and Chokka Rao with a debt of over Rs 2 lakh is fighting against all odds to keep the school going. The Central government funds for NGOs stopped for the last two years and meeting the expenses daily is becoming difficult, says Chokka Rao.
Officials apathy killing Haritha Haram aim.

Officials apathy killing Haritha Haram aim.

Aug 02,2016 , 12:05 AM IST | Telangana
The aim of the Haritha Haram programme is not being fulfilled with the officials’ apathy in protecting the planted saplings. The government has launched its flagship programme in all the districts to increase the green cover in the State. 
LEAD programme to empower students.

LEAD programme to empower students.

Jul 31,2016 , 11:53 PM IST | Telangana
Hubli (Karnataka)-based Deshpande Foundation and Nalgonda-based Komatireddy Prateek Foundation together launched a programme ‘LEAD’ (Leaders Accelerating Development) in the district recently to empower and encourage students with leadership qualities and to take up local issues and find out ways to solve them. 
Yeleswaram temple neglected.

Yeleswaram temple neglected.

Jul 07,2016 , 11:37 PM IST | Telangana
The ancient temple of Kakatiya period, Katyayani sahita Mallikarjuna Swamy temple at Yeleswaram gattu is being neglected. The temple at Yeleswaram gattu is a standing testimony to the existence of Satavahanas, Ikshvakus, Vishnu Kundalis, Pashchima Chalukyas and Palanati Kings. 
Flaming passion: Teacher  makes replicas with matches

Flaming passion: Teacher makes replicas with matches

Jul 05,2016 , 04:51 AM IST | Telangana
He has all the eight wonders of the world in his house. Not only these, but also Pisa tower, Eiffel tower, Gate way of India etc
MVN  Trust serving poor, needy citizens.

MVN  Trust serving poor, needy citizens.

Jul 03,2016 , 11:34 PM IST | Telangana
Free coaching for competitive exams, medical services, computer training classes, library etc are a few among the several services provided by Mallu Venkatanarasimha Reddy Vignana Kendram, a Trust in Nalgonda. The Trust is indeed a boon to poor students, senior citizens and others in the district.
Tough competition: Few posts, too many aspirants

Tough competition: Few posts, too many aspirants

Jun 03,2016 , 11:13 PM IST | Telangana
The leaders and cadre of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) are appreciating the welfare schemes, development of the State and the administration of the party chief and Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao. But at the same time, they are expressing displeasure at KCR for ignoring to fill up the nominated posts in the district for the last years.
Speedsters beware of Traffic Interceptor!

Speedsters beware of Traffic Interceptor!

May 20,2016 , 05:14 AM IST | Telangana
The traffic interceptor vehicle introduced in Nalgonda district is functioning effectively in controlling the speeding vehicles and other traffic violations. The Rs 30 lakh worth vehicle was introduced in the district in June 2015, to monitor traffic on the highways passing through the district. 
Telangana Formation Day festivities to reach Himalayan heights

Telangana Formation Day festivities to reach Himalayan heights

May 18,2016 , 11:27 PM IST | Telangana
The team got the approval from the Indian Mountaineering Foundation, New Delhi. All the team members are mountaineers from Medak, Nizamabad, Adilabad, Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Ranga Reddy and Nalgonda. They recently underwent for a rigorous 10-day condition camp at Araku of Visakhapatnam in AP to withstand the abnormal weather conditions and to overcome other problems during their expedition.
Sunstroke: Children worst hit

Sunstroke: Children worst hit

Apr 25,2016 , 05:23 AM IST | Telangana
Increased temperatures and heat waves for the last ten days are creating hardships to people from all walks of life in the district. Unfortunately, children are becoming victims of the sunstroke. On Sunday, the death of a five-month-old infant, Moksha in Alagadapa village due to sunstroke reflects the intensity of the summer heat and the miserable plight of the children in the district.
Heatwave hits public transport

Heatwave hits public transport

Apr 17,2016 , 02:55 AM IST | Telangana
The increasing temperatures are affecting the revenue collections of the public transport systems, which include TSRTC, taxi cabs and the local auto rickshaws. During the last ten days, the people of the district are facing immense hardships with the steep rise in the mercury levels and the heat wave. It has become even more severe, especially during the last three days. 
Tiny hands to protect saplings in summer

Tiny hands to protect saplings in summer

Apr 09,2016 , 12:04 AM IST | Telangana
It is normally who instill social responsibility in children. But here in Nalgonda, the children became role models to all, including the elders, in their dedication towards helping a green society.