Author : K Nethaji


Child safety at stake in Tirumala

Child safety at stake in Tirumala

Jun 27,2017 , 03:34 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The case of nine-month old Chennakesava who was reportedly kidnapped by a gang on June 14 brings to the fore the safety of children at the shrine of Sri Venkateshwara Swamy temple at Tirumala who is regarded as a saviour of people in distress. 
Child abduction: Parents grim battle for reunion at Tirumala

Child abduction: Parents grim battle for reunion at Tirumala

Jun 22,2017 , 03:12 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
B Venkatesh and Nagaratnam, a poor couple from Vajrakarur in the backward Ananthapuram district, are waging a grim battle for a reunion with their nine-month old ‘abducted’ son Chennakesava for over a week at Tirumala, abode of Sri Venkateswara Swamy.
Air-coolers, special diet to keep animals, birds cool

Air-coolers, special diet to keep animals, birds cool

Jun 04,2017 , 04:24 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Animals and birds in Sri Venkateswara Zoo Park have been facing severe heat with temperatures hovering around 43 degree Celsius even in the first week of June. The SV Zoo authorities have made special arrangements for zoo inmates to beat the heat. 
Tirupati Master plan to be readied soon

Tirupati Master plan to be readied soon

May 26,2017 , 04:36 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The Tirupati Urban Development Authority (TUDA) is preparing a master plan for next two decades keeping pilgrim city’s growth in mind. The TUDA entered into an agreement with the Lee Associates, Delhi for drafting master plan. As per the instructions of Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, the TUDA officials are marking the areas in between Tirupati-Srikalahasti as a special industrial zone.
Tirupati Urban Development Authority is preparing a master plan

Tirupati Urban Development Authority is preparing a master plan

May 26,2017 , 01:35 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The Tirupati Urban Development Authority (TUDA) is preparing a master plan for next two decades keeping pilgrim city’s growth in mind. The TUDA entered into an agreement with the Lee Associates, Delhi for drafting master plan. As per the instructions of Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, the TUDA officials are marking the areas in between Tirupati-Srikalahasti as a special industrial zone.
Students shun law courses at Sri Venkateswara University

Students shun law courses at Sri Venkateswara University

May 25,2017 , 02:06 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Over the years, the Law department in the Sri Venkateswara University (SVU) has lost its prestige and good will due to scarcity of teaching staff, technical and administrative problems. Once the department used to be vibrant and churned out brilliant law graduates, who later became national repute legal experts and judicial officials.
Mango farmers show the way to fight drought

Mango farmers show the way to fight drought

May 20,2017 , 04:07 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Aravavandlapalli, a tiny nondescript village in the drought-prone Rompicharla mandal of Chittoor district, has scripted a success story in rainwater harvesting which caught the attention of Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu. 
Tirupati set to become eco-friendly with 3 projects

Tirupati set to become eco-friendly with 3 projects

May 19,2017 , 04:28 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Temple city will soon turn into an eco-friendly city. As part of making city free from pollution, the Tirupati Municipal Corporation (TMC) officials have entered into 3 Memoranda of Understandings (MoUs). The civic body signed agreements on bio-waste for production of bio-gas, power generation and reuse of debris.  
Temple city set to become eco-friendly with 3 projects

Temple city set to become eco-friendly with 3 projects

May 19,2017 , 01:41 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Temple city will soon turn into an eco-friendly city. As part of making city free from pollution, the Tirupati Municipal Corporation (TMC) officials have entered into 3 Memoranda of Understandings (MoUs). The civic body signed agreements on bio-waste for production of bio-gas, power generation and reuse of debris.
Tirupati turning into IT hub

Tirupati turning into IT hub

May 19,2017 , 12:07 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The world famous temple city Tirupati is emerging as Information technology (IT), electronic and manufacturing hub thanks to government initiatives in attracting investors with an ultimate aim of developing it as a mega city after Amaravati and Vizag in the state.
Surrogate mothers to give new lease of life

Surrogate mothers to give new lease of life

Jan 18,2017 , 04:25 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The Sri Venkateswara Veterinary University (SVVU) here is poised to give a new lease life to the country’s two endangered cattle breeds, Ongole and Punganur, by executing a new project on animal reproduction using the latest in-vitro fertilization technology.