Author : Panchareddy Srikanth


Fluoride-hit villagers pin hopes on Mission Bhagiratha

Fluoride-hit villagers pin hopes on Mission Bhagiratha

Mar 28,2017 , 03:18 AM IST | Hans
People of Pattepur, 10 km away from Bodhan, have been suffering from the adverse impact of fluoride rich water from bore well for more than four decades with no relief in sight. 
People suffer as banks, ATMs go cashless in Nizamabad

People suffer as banks, ATMs go cashless in Nizamabad

Mar 24,2017 , 01:56 AM IST | Hans
The adverse impact due to the demonetisation of the high valued currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 on November 8 last year by the Centre have again come to haunt the people of the district. They have again started facing hardships due to the non-availability of liquid cash, which they faced three months ago. 
Nizamabad MGNREGS workers suffer under heat wave

Nizamabad MGNREGS workers suffer under heat wave

Mar 23,2017 , 01:13 AM IST | Hans
With the onset of the hot summer season, the workers of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) are facing immense hardships in carrying on with their work. There are no basic amenities at their work place.  
Residents of RTC colony Nizamabad install CCTVs, bring down crime

Residents of RTC colony Nizamabad install CCTVs, bring down crime

Mar 22,2017 , 01:31 AM IST | Hans
The residents of RTC colony at Yellammakunta in the city have taken a  laudable step in bringing down the crime rate in their locality and they can be taken as a role model by others to emulate. They have installed Closed Circuit Television Cameras (CCTVs) at important junctions by spending money amounting to Rs 85,000 from their own pockets without waiting for the government to release the necess
No medical facilities for Thalassemia victims

No medical facilities for Thalassemia victims

Mar 22,2017 , 01:01 AM IST | Hans
There are many people in the district suffering from Thalassemia, an inherited blood disorder and according to reports, 35 people are suffering from it. What is worse is that those suffering from it are facing immense hardships in getting the right type of medical treatment. This is because there is no medical equipment to carry on blood transfusions in the hospitals of the district and those requ
Nizamabad Villagers oppose Manchippa Reservoir

Nizamabad Villagers oppose Manchippa Reservoir

Mar 21,2017 , 01:27 AM IST | Hans
People living in the surrounding villages of Mopal mandal in Nizamabad district, especially the farmers are an extremely worried lot. They are scared because they would be losing their fertile agricultural lands and their villages will get submerged once the construction works of the Pranahita-Chevella project commence. As such they are vehemently opposing the project.
Maharashtra contractors looting sand from Telangana

Maharashtra contractors looting sand from Telangana

Mar 16,2017 , 04:39 AM IST | Telangana
The quarry contractors, who have secured permits from the government of Maharashtra, are encroaching Telangana land while quarrying sand from the riverbed of Manjeera that formed a part of the border between the two states.   
Mud bath on Holi, the festival of colours

Mud bath on Holi, the festival of colours

Mar 11,2017 , 02:08 AM IST | Hans
At a time when a majority of people participate enthusiastically on the occasion of Holi, the festival of colours and spray themselves with various water colours, a noted Yoga guru Siddharamulu, celebrates with his followers in a different manner. Along with his disciples, he undertakes a special mud bath to keep healthy physically and mentally. 
Bone-powdered oil sold clandestinely

Bone-powdered oil sold clandestinely

Mar 10,2017 , 02:03 AM IST | Hans
The smuggling of edible oil, adulterated with beef and  bones powder  has again picked up momentum in the district though there was a lull for some time. These types of activities are rampant on the outskirts of Nizamabad and the in Bodhan, Renjal, Neela and Edapalli mandals in the district. Four months ago, such activities were found to be taking place in Navipet, Renjal and Bodhan. There are man
Accused in 1,200-crore sales tax scam surrender

Accused in 1,200-crore sales tax scam surrender

Mar 09,2017 , 03:09 AM IST | Telangana
Two more accused in the Rs 1,200 crore sales tax scam—Hanmant Singh (A3) and Venugopala Swamy (A4)—surrendered in the judicial court here on Wednesday. 
Mysterious disease claims three lives in Nizamabad

Mysterious disease claims three lives in Nizamabad

Mar 08,2017 , 01:44 AM IST | Hans
A family in Mupkal village in Nizamabad district is stricken by a mysterious disease and their family members, one after another began succumbing to it. What is more surprising is that the disease has stricken only a particular family and started claiming their lives. 
Jobless leaving villages in droves

Jobless leaving villages in droves

Mar 07,2017 , 04:51 AM IST | Telangana
In spite of the tall claims by the successive governments that MNREGA is a boon to the rural folk who found no employment in rural areas, the people in the rural areas are compelled to migrate in search of greener pastures. The case in point is Parmilla village of Lingampet mandal in the district. 
A quintessential symbol of motherhood

A quintessential symbol of motherhood

Mar 02,2017 , 01:28 AM IST | Hans
Destiny has been very cruel and unkind to three persons, who were born with mental and physical disabilities 40 years ago. But, they were fortunate to have a mother who nurtured them with care and reared them for 40 years without any grudge or ill will. Ameera Begum symbolises the quintessential motherhood. Moreover, they also come from a very poor background growing up in abject poverty. 
Nizamabad municipality Tax collections at a snail’s pace

Nizamabad municipality Tax collections at a snail’s pace

Mar 01,2017 , 01:21 AM IST | Hans
The Nizamabad municipality has been upgraded into a municipal corporation with 50 divisions in the year 2005 from a special grade municipality. But it is not able to mobile enough taxes to carry out developmental activities in the city.  
Nizamabad Farmers lose land for High Tension towers

Nizamabad Farmers lose land for High Tension towers

Feb 23,2017 , 12:51 AM IST | Hans
Farmers in Mupkal village of Balkonda mandal in the district are a distressed lot as their lands were forcibly taken away by the State government for the construction of huge high tension towers for a power grid by the Power Grid Corporation of India Limited. 
Monkey menace on the rise, creating terror in Nizamabad

Monkey menace on the rise, creating terror in Nizamabad

Feb 18,2017 , 01:48 AM IST | Hans
Monkeys are creating terror among the people, the young and the old, the women and children  in the the Dubbaka village of Dharpilli mandal headquarters in the district who are extremely scared to venture out fearing attacks from them. 
Bicycle tour to sensitise people on pollution enters Nizamabad

Bicycle tour to sensitise people on pollution enters Nizamabad

Feb 15,2017 , 02:15 AM IST | Hans
A 29-year-old former software engineer embarked on a bicycle tour, titled “Ride for Green India” to educate people on the need for checking environmental pollution, entered the city on Tuesday -- covering 2000 km across 12 km. 
Solar plant in Nizamabad to the rescue of ryots

Solar plant in Nizamabad to the rescue of ryots

Feb 13,2017 , 01:16 AM IST | Hans
Scarcity of power in the district may be a thing of the past as the State government is taking steps to establish solar power plant. 
VDCs fleecing Dalits for money

VDCs fleecing Dalits for money

Feb 11,2017 , 01:27 AM IST | Hans
At a time when the whole world is moving ahead fast in the age of modernisation and technological developments, the gram panchayats in Nizamabad district are still steeped in casteism which has become rampant in the village development committees and several atrocities are also being committed by the village leaders on the poor Dalits and the common man. 
Illegal stone crushing units come up in Nizamabad

Illegal stone crushing units come up in Nizamabad

Feb 10,2017 , 02:38 AM IST | Hans
Crushing of concrete rocks is going on at a rapid pace in the two districts of Nizamabad and Kamareddy in violation of rules and regulations. As a result, the lush greeneries in the villages are getting destroyed and polluted, thus, posing a health hazard to the people. Nature’s beauty is also getting destroyed in the process.  
Mahila Congress workers hold dharna in Nizamabad

Mahila Congress workers hold dharna in Nizamabad

Jan 20,2017 , 02:14 AM IST | Hans
District Mahila Congress Committee members sat on a dharna in the town on Thursday protesting against the demonetisation of high valued Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes.