Author : PV Satyanarayana


It's Ramdasu’s jewellery at Bhadradri celestial wedding

It's Ramdasu’s jewellery at Bhadradri celestial wedding

Mar 31,2017 , 12:21 AM IST | Hans
Despite the Lord Srisitaramachandra Swamy and his consort Sita having 46 kg of gold ornaments, the celestial wedding of the couple will be performed using the jewellery got done by saint Ramadasu.
Brahmotsavam celebrations underway in Bhadradri

Brahmotsavam celebrations underway in Bhadradri

Mar 30,2017 , 12:08 AM IST | Hans
Lord Sitaramachandra Swamy temple Brahmotsavam celebrations were kicked off here on Wednesday with priests performing Panchamruta Abhishekam to the deities and distribution of Ugadi Pachadi. The Brahmotsavam celebrations will last till April 11.During the period all arjiet sevas have been suspended.  
In awe of ornate Kalyana Mandapam

In awe of ornate Kalyana Mandapam

Mar 29,2017 , 01:32 AM IST | Hans
The ornamental, highly-decorated and imposing structure of the Kalyana Mandapam, where the celestial wedding of Lord Srisitaramachandra Swamy is held every year on the occasion of Sri Rama Navami, has successfully completed more than 50 years of existence.
Missing Canadian in Maoists hotbed staying with NGO?

Missing Canadian in Maoists hotbed staying with NGO?

Mar 29,2017 , 12:56 AM IST | Hans
A Canadian, John Schlazak, who went missing on Monday, is reportedly staying with an NGO working in Dandakaranya region. 
Bhadradri Brahmotsavams from today

Bhadradri Brahmotsavams from today

Mar 29,2017 , 12:25 AM IST | Hans
The temple town is all set for Brahmotsavam celebrations to begin from Wednesday. Over 2 lakh pilgrims are expected to visit the temple town during the 13-day festivities. 
Telangana govt plans to procure over 3 lakh bags of Tendu leaves

Telangana govt plans to procure over 3 lakh bags of Tendu leaves

Mar 24,2017 , 12:44 AM IST | Hans
The State government has made arrangements to procure 3,32,200 standard bags of tendu leaves in all the 11 forest circles in the current year. Tenders have been called for the same. 
Unemployed told not to approach Prajavani for jobs: Kothagudem

Unemployed told not to approach Prajavani for jobs: Kothagudem

Mar 20,2017 , 11:45 PM IST | Hans
District Collector Rajiv Gandhi Hanmanthu on Monday asked the unemployed not to submit applications for jobs during Prajavaani and instead advised them to respond to the state government’s recruitment notifications. 
Telangan govt schools to start classes sans textbooks?

Telangan govt schools to start classes sans textbooks?

Mar 20,2017 , 11:42 PM IST | Hans
As against the requirement of 6.55 lakh textbooks in Kothagudem district, which is entirely an agency area with predominant poor population, only 4.5 lakh books have been received by the Education department officials, who distributed them to government schools. 
Officials told to prevent child marriages in Kothagudem

Officials told to prevent child marriages in Kothagudem

Mar 17,2017 , 12:47 AM IST | Hans
District Collector Rajiv Gandhi Hanumanthu called upon the activists to make Bhadradri-Kothagudem district free from the menace of child marriages. 
Rain wreaks havoc

Rain wreaks havoc

Mar 17,2017 , 12:42 AM IST | Hans
A huge tree which couldn’t withstand the gusty winds combined with heavy rain fell on two motorbikes causing damage to them near the railway station here on Thursday evening.
Devotees present gold ornaments to Bhadradri temple

Devotees present gold ornaments to Bhadradri temple

Mar 15,2017 , 11:45 PM IST | Hans
Citizens of Hyderabad Anantha Venkata Ranga Raju, A V S Raju and Srimannarayana Raju presented gold ornaments weighing 132.33 grams and silk garments to the presiding deities of the Bhadradri temple here on Wednesday.
Officials told to take steps to solve drinking water crisis in summer

Officials told to take steps to solve drinking water crisis in summer

Mar 14,2017 , 01:35 AM IST | Hans
Bhadradri-Kothagudem District Collector Rajiv Gandhi Hanumanthu directed the officials to initiate steps like digging new bore wells and restoring the damaged bore wells to tide over drinking water crisis in the coming summer. 
Godavari slims down ahead of summer

Godavari slims down ahead of summer

Mar 11,2017 , 01:06 AM IST | Hans
River Godavari is getting dried even before the summer has set in. The river at Bhadrachalam has slimmed down drastically with the water levels receding, exposing the rocks and sand dunes.  
Top cops to meet today

Top cops to meet today

Mar 10,2017 , 01:49 AM IST | Hans
A meeting of the top police officials of Telangana and Chhattisgarh is understood to have been planned for Friday. It assumes significance since it would be held close on the heels of the last week’s meeting of the officials of Odisha, Telangana and Chhattisgarh at Jagadalpur.
Kothagudem Chilli growers in tears over falling yield, prices

Kothagudem Chilli growers in tears over falling yield, prices

Feb 28,2017 , 11:09 PM IST | Hans
Encouraged by last year’s unprecedented demand for red chillies, farmers of Kothagudem district raised the crop in over 30,000 acres hoping to sell the crop between Rs 12,000 and Rs 14,000 a quintal, the price that prevailed last year. However, shattering their dreams, the prices plummeted to Rs 7,000 and Rs 8,000 a quintal this year.
Woman delivers baby girl in 108 Ambulance

Woman delivers baby girl in 108 Ambulance

Feb 22,2017 , 12:26 AM IST | Hans
In a rare incident, a woman gave birth to a baby girl in 108 service vehicle on the way to the hospital near Manuguru on Tuesday.
Coal reserves in Cherla await mining

Coal reserves in Cherla await mining

Feb 18,2017 , 12:07 AM IST | Hans
A survey conducted 60 years ago revealed abundant A-grade coal resources at Cherla mandal in Bhadrachalam division that could be helpful in providing employment to youth for not less than the next one hundred years. But, the then government showed disinterest in excavation due to lack of transport facility.
2BHK houses construction picks up pace in Khammam

2BHK houses construction picks up pace in Khammam

Feb 14,2017 , 11:57 PM IST | Hans
Construction of two-bedroom houses is going on at a fast pace in the districts of Khammam and Bhadradri-Kothagudem. 
Poor results reflect falling standards in JNTU-Hyderabad-affiliated Engg colleges

Poor results reflect falling standards in JNTU-Hyderabad-affiliated Engg colleges

Feb 14,2017 , 12:20 AM IST | Hans
The results of first semesters of both third and fourth years, released a couple of days ago, showed only 40 per cent of the students passed the exams. This is eight per cent less than the pass percentage of the previous academic year.
Stone Age structures unearthed in Kothagudem

Stone Age structures unearthed in Kothagudem

Feb 04,2017 , 12:45 AM IST | Hans
Traces of human life existed thousands of years ago have been found in several areas of the Bhadradri-Kothagudem district following excavation taken up by the Archaeology department in Bhupalapalli and other areas. 
TRS went back on its promises: Laxman

TRS went back on its promises: Laxman

Jan 20,2017 , 01:40 AM IST | Hans
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state unit president Dr K Laxman on Thursday put blame on the TRS government that it was running the administration for the past two-and-a-half years much against the people’s hopes and aspirations. 
Teachers told to strive for better SSC results

Teachers told to strive for better SSC results

Jan 19,2017 , 05:19 AM IST | Telangana
District Collector Rajiv Gandhi Hanumanthu on Wednesday said that better percentage of SSC marks can be achieved only when headmasters and teachers show commitment to their teaching.
RDO reviews arrangements for Mukkoti Ekadasi celebrations

RDO reviews arrangements for Mukkoti Ekadasi celebrations

Dec 27,2016 , 11:48 PM IST | Hans
Revenue Divisional Officer B Sivanarayana Reddy has appealed to the officials to work with coordination to make the Mukkoti Ekadasi celebrations a grand success. 
Will Polavaram wipe out Bhadradri?

Will Polavaram wipe out Bhadradri?

Dec 14,2016 , 01:20 AM IST | Hans
With the Centre and Andhra Pradesh government taking up the Polavaram project’s execution as a matter of prestige, does the project poses threat to the temple town of Bhadrachalam stands as a million dollar question. 
Bhadradri Rama temple sans Bhajan Mandir

Bhadradri Rama temple sans Bhajan Mandir

Dec 03,2016 , 02:30 AM IST | Telangana
Devotees of Lord Sri Rama, who visit Sri Sitaramachandra Swamy temple in Bhadrachalam, are a disappointed lot as there is no proper Bhajan Mandir for them to conduct bhajans, which is said to be dearer to Lord Rama. 
Tribals baffled by demonetisation move

Tribals baffled by demonetisation move

Nov 09,2016 , 11:33 PM IST | Khammam Tab
Some middlemen were already hoodwinking the Girijans offering Rs 100 or Rs 200 for Rs 500 notes in exchange.  Though the government has announced that the old notes could be exchanged in the banks or post offices, the Girijans in the remote areas are not aware of it. 
Godavari in spate.

Godavari in spate.

Jul 03,2016 , 11:16 PM IST | Telangana
Inflows into River Godavari here increased during the past 24 hours on account of heavy rains in upper reaches of the river. The water level, which measured at 17.7 feet here at 6 pm on Saturday rose to 28.5 feet at 12 noon on Sunday and started receding gradually.  
Elaborate arrangements for Sri Rama Navami

Elaborate arrangements for Sri Rama Navami

Apr 14,2016 , 04:37 AM IST | Telangana
Elaborate arrangements have been made for Sri Rama Navami celebrations in anticipation of a large turnout of devotees. It is expected that over 1.50 lakh people may attend the celestial wedding.