Author : G Sridhar


Residents live in danger while cattle roam freely on streets

Residents live in danger while cattle roam freely on streets

May 14,2017 , 01:49 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The stray cattle loitering in the pilgrim city proving a hindrance to traffic and public movement more so in busy junctions and on crowded streets. Often they indulge in frolic scaring people more so women and children while there are many instances of public get injured during the cattle fighting
Dry spell fails to deter lotus bloom in Sri Venkateswara University

Dry spell fails to deter lotus bloom in Sri Venkateswara University

May 14,2017 , 01:45 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The scorching sun and unabated dry spell failed to deter the lotus flowers bloom full in the pool in the sprawling Sri Venkateswara University (SVU) campus, surprising onlookers. Three varieties of lotus flowers-pink, white and violet-are found in the pool. The pink and white colour lotus flower commonly found in pilgrim city area but violet is rare. The lotus flower is sacred to Hindus and Buddhi
Beautification works in full swing  in Avilala Tank

Beautification works in full swing in Avilala Tank

Apr 02,2017 , 01:23 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The famed 500-year-old Avilala tank on the south of Tirupati is soon to emerge as a major breathing space with Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) speeded up the works for the beautification and development of the tank area. The tank was constructed by Vijayanagar emperor Sri Krishnadevaraya to provide irrigation and also drinking water to the villages on the south side of Tirupati.
Srivari’s sibling gets paltry offerings from devotees

Srivari’s sibling gets paltry offerings from devotees

Feb 09,2017 , 04:10 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Money makes many things. The shrine of Sri Govindaraja Swamy in this temple town is a classic case in point suggesting that even the deities are seemingly no exception to this popular maxim.