Author : PV Satyanarayana


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. 
Srirama Punarvasu Deeksha concludes

Srirama Punarvasu Deeksha concludes

May 02,2017 , 11:29 PM IST | Hans
Chantings of Jai Sriram echoed the temple town on Tuesday with people from two Telugu states observing Sri Rama Deeksha by taking out a procession through the thoroughfares of the town. The devotees thronged the temple town during the conclusion of Sri Rama Punarvasu Deeksha. 
Telangana Govt to drop sugar from PDS commodities list?

Telangana Govt to drop sugar from PDS commodities list?

Apr 28,2017 , 01:28 AM IST | Hans
Ration card holders are unlikely to get sugar from fair price shops in the quota for May as the Civil Supplies Corporation managing director CV Anand had directed the corporation officials not to accept sugar stocks from suppliers and exhaust the existing stocks by supplying them to the dealers. 
Security forces step up combing in Dandakaranya

Security forces step up combing in Dandakaranya

Apr 25,2017 , 11:51 PM IST | Hans
In the aftermath of Maoist attack on the personnel of Central Reserve Police Forces (CRPF) in Sukma district of neighbouring Chhattisgarh state on Sunday, combing for Maoists has been intensified in by state and central government forces in the Dandakaranya region.
Maoists kill 26 CRPF men in Chhattisgarh

Maoists kill 26 CRPF men in Chhattisgarh

Apr 25,2017 , 03:26 AM IST | National
Hundreds of Maoists on Monday massacred at least 26 CRPF personnel on Chintalnar-Chintaguppa road in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh in the bloodiest attack in the state since 2013.
Ice apples sold like hot cakes

Ice apples sold like hot cakes

Apr 21,2017 , 12:15 AM IST | Hans
Ice apples were sold in the temple town on Thursday like the proverbial hot cakes as people began relishing them to escape from the sweltering heat.  
When Narayan Sanyal was arrested in temple town

When Narayan Sanyal was arrested in temple town

Apr 18,2017 , 11:01 PM IST | Hans
Top Maoist leader and politburo member of CPI-ML (People’s War) Narayan Sanyal, who died of cancer on Monday night in Kolkata, was associated with the temple town with the police taking him into custody on January 3, 2006. 
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.