Author : PV Satyanarayana


Rivers in spate as inflows surging

Rivers in spate as inflows surging

Jul 19,2017 , 01:37 AM IST | Hans
The incessant rains in the Bhadradri-Kothagudem district has filled several reservoirs in the district to the brim. 
Godavari water level rising at Bhadrachalam

Godavari water level rising at Bhadrachalam

Jul 18,2017 , 12:16 AM IST | Hans
Water level in River Godavari here has raised following heavy rains in the upper catchment area of the river.  Water level in the river was measured at 16.4 feet as against 13 feet on Sunday.
Vasudha Foundation financial help to medico of Sarapaka village

Vasudha Foundation financial help to medico of Sarapaka village

Jul 17,2017 , 11:40 PM IST | Hans
The Vasudha Foundation, Hyderabad, had extended financial assistance to a medical student of Sarapaka village. 
20 kgs ganja seized; smugglers find new ways

20 kgs ganja seized; smugglers find new ways

Jul 14,2017 , 05:00 AM IST | Telangana
The Chinturu police in Andhra Pradesh on Thursday seized 20-kg ganja hidden at the lower part of the Chinturu night halt bus belonging to Kothagudem RTC bus depot (of Telangana State). 
Godavari to meet the same fate of Musi?

Godavari to meet the same fate of Musi?

Jul 11,2017 , 01:13 AM IST | Hans
In the absence of a garbage disposal yard, nearly 35 tonnes of garbage generated daily in the temple town is being disposed near the flood bank of River Godavari. As a result, a reeking smell is spreading the whole area besides polluting the river and putting the health of denizens in danger. 
Master plan for Bhadradri temple in fortnight

Master plan for Bhadradri temple in fortnight

Jul 07,2017 , 01:16 AM IST | Hans
Noted architect Anand Sai on Thursday went around the Sri Sitaramachandra Swamy temple here and observed the temple’s surroundings before holding discussions with Agama pundits. 
Rains replenish Taliperu, Kinnerasani projects

Rains replenish Taliperu, Kinnerasani projects

Jul 05,2017 , 03:38 AM IST | Hans
With the southwest monsoon active over the deccan plateau and bringing heavy rains, all the major water bodies in the Bhadradri-Kothagudem district have received good inflows from upper catchment areas and are filled to the brim. 
Cash flow problem is only temporary: SBI manager

Cash flow problem is only temporary: SBI manager

Jun 30,2017 , 12:59 AM IST | Hans
People are facing problems to withdraw cash in the light of Centre encouraging cashless transactions following demonetisation, State Bank of India, district branch manager G Tara Sankara Rao has said. However, he said the rush at the ATMs was only a temporary phase. 
Maoist commandos arrested

Maoist commandos arrested

Jun 23,2017 , 11:46 PM IST | Hans
The police arrested two CPI (Maoists) commanders, while combing the area near Taliperu project in Charla mandal of Bhadrachalam division, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Sunil Dutt said here on Friday.
GST to burden Bhadradri temple by 5 crore Annually

GST to burden Bhadradri temple by 5 crore Annually

Jun 21,2017 , 01:35 AM IST | Hans
According to the recent guidelines by the Centre, all temples whose annual income is above Rs 20 lakh will come under the purview of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) with effect from July 1. 
Cops arrest SCCL union leaders, workers

Cops arrest SCCL union leaders, workers

Jun 20,2017 , 01:28 AM IST | Hans
Several union leaders and workers of Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) were arrested on the fifth day of their indefinite strike on Monday. Scores of workers have been arrested and later released on personal bond.  
Unions give call for coal belt bandh

Unions give call for coal belt bandh

Jun 16,2017 , 10:49 PM IST | Hans
The strike by the Singareni workers demanding implementation of hereditary employment reached second day on Friday amidst arrests of union leaders.
Coal production grinds to a halt

Coal production grinds to a halt

Jun 16,2017 , 04:37 AM IST | Telangana
Miners in the Singarenei Collieries stayed away from work on Thursday in response to strike call by five trade unions. The miners are protesting against the Collieries management and the government in taking a decision on dependent employment for their children.   
Officials in a fix over sheep shortage

Officials in a fix over sheep shortage

Jun 16,2017 , 01:31 AM IST | Hans
With the date for distribution of sheep units to Golla and Kuruma communities approaching fast, the officials are apprehensive that they could not meet the deadline of June 20 as sufficient number of sheep is not available for distribution even in neighbouring states.
Singareni strike from today

Singareni strike from today

Jun 15,2017 , 12:22 AM IST | Hans
In response to the strike call given by the five national trade unions, over 55,000 coal miners of the Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) will be on strike from Thursday in all the 11 coal mining areas of the SCCL.  The trade unions decided to go on the stir as the talks held on Tuesday with the management, in the presence of the Deputy Labour Commissioner on jobs to dependents, failed. 
75,000 students wait for uniforms

75,000 students wait for uniforms

Jun 13,2017 , 11:15 PM IST | Hans
About 1.5 lakh uniforms to over 75,000 students in 1,242 primary and upper primary schools in Bhadradri-Kothagudem district are yet to be distributed even as schools to be reopened in a day or two. 
Hit by DeMon, tribals find it difficult to get change

Hit by DeMon, tribals find it difficult to get change

Jun 09,2017 , 11:29 PM IST | Hans
In spite of tall claims by the government that there is no problem in people getting the currency of lower denomination; people in the Agency areas are still facing the problem. 
Fish markets see brisk biz

Fish markets see brisk biz

Jun 08,2017 , 11:53 PM IST | Hans
Brisk sale of fish was reported in market here with the advent of Mrigasira Karthi on Thursday. Right from the morning, people were seen thronging the market to lay their hands on their favourite fish. 
Vexed with chilli, ryots turn to paddy, cotton this Kharif in Kothagudem

Vexed with chilli, ryots turn to paddy, cotton this Kharif in Kothagudem

Jun 06,2017 , 12:34 AM IST | Hans
With chilli bringing tears to the growers with its rock-bottom price, the farmers in Bhadradri- Kothagudem are now switching to other crops. This Kharif, the farmers are going to cultivate paddy in 41,728 hectares and cotton in 36,647 hectares along with other crops. 
Bhadradri EO throws out 108 services

Bhadradri EO throws out 108 services

Jun 03,2017 , 03:42 AM IST | Telangana
On the State Formation Day, the office of 108 Services was vacated from the pilgrims’ rest house Sowmitri Sadan following the orders of the temple executive officer P Prabhakar Srinivas. 
Sandra seeks CBI probe into govt lands registration scam

Sandra seeks CBI probe into govt lands registration scam

Jun 02,2017 , 12:00 AM IST | Hans
TDP politburo member Sandra Venkata Veeraiah on Thursday demanded CBI probe into the government lands registration scandal. 
Arrangements in place for Telangana Formation Day

Arrangements in place for Telangana Formation Day

Jun 01,2017 , 12:25 AM IST | Hans
The district administration is busy preparing arrangements for making the State Formation Day a grand success on June 2 in Bhadradri-Kothagudem district.  The District Collector Rajiv Gandhi Hanumanth and Joint Collector M Ram Kishan conducted a review meeting for the success of the Formation Day.  
Sudden rains raze houses in Pinapaka

Sudden rains raze houses in Pinapaka

May 31,2017 , 12:25 AM IST | Hans
One person was severely injured while all houses in the Labour Colony of the Bhadrachalam Power Station (BTPS), built by the Bridge and Roof Company, collapsed in Pinapaka due to gales and heavy rain on Tuesday evening. 
Saucer pits set up in Charla  forest area to quench thirst of animals

Saucer pits set up in Charla forest area to quench thirst of animals

May 24,2017 , 12:12 AM IST | Hans
The rising  mercury levels are not making life tough for the people, they are equally affecting the lives of animals in the forests. 
Kothagudem, Coal belt reels under severe heat wave

Kothagudem, Coal belt reels under severe heat wave

May 19,2017 , 12:59 AM IST | Hans
Thursday has been a sweltering day in Kothagudem and other parts of the coal belt with mercury touching 46 degrees Celsius, making it the hottest day this season. 
Girl drowns in Godavari

Girl drowns in Godavari

May 10,2017 , 12:56 AM IST | Crime
In a tragic incident, a 13-year-old girl met watery grave while taking a dip in Godavari river here on Tuesday. The incident took place when she went for a holy bath in the river along with her family members. The deceased was identified as O Nitisha of Choppadandi village of Karminagar. 
Fair deal demanded for farmers

Fair deal demanded for farmers

May 08,2017 , 11:16 PM IST | Hans
International Gandhi Padham State unit president Dr Busireddy Shankar Reddy went on one-day hunger strike for the benefit of the farmers at Bridge Centre here on Monday. 
5 get life as kin of brain dead donate organs

5 get life as kin of brain dead donate organs

May 06,2017 , 12:58 AM IST | Hans
Even after his death, 28-year-old Kummarikuntla Harish gave a new lease of life to five patients as his organs were donated by his family members after he was declared brain dead at corporate hospital in Hyderabad.
Singareni thermal unit achieves cent per cent Peak Load Factor

Singareni thermal unit achieves cent per cent Peak Load Factor

May 02,2017 , 11:45 PM IST | Hans
The first unit of the Singareni Thermal Power Plant at Jaipur achieved 100 per cent Peak Load Factor in April and ranked number one of all thermal units in Telangana. 
Thunder showers lash at Bhadrachalam

Thunder showers lash at Bhadrachalam

May 02,2017 , 11:34 PM IST | Hans
Thunder showers lashed the temple town on Tuesday evening uprooting many trees, inundating many low-lying areas and disrupting power supply in many areas.