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Govt acquiring tribal lands for a song for revenue Polavaram project

Govt acquiring tribal lands for a song for revenue Polavaram project

Apr 03,2017 , 12:06 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The revenue authorities are acquiring land from tribals for the Polavaram project by taking small parcel of land from them and later forcing them to give the remaining land for throw-away prices since tribals are left with no option. They are also allegations that land acquisition was done as per records or were paid specified compensation.
Green revolution in Godavari delta under aqua threat

Green revolution in Godavari delta under aqua threat

Jan 31,2017 , 04:00 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The Godavari delta region spread over West and East Godavari districts, the pivot of green revolution, may soon be starved of foodgrains in view of lurking danger of aqua threat.  
13 villages to merge into GRMC

13 villages to merge into GRMC

Jan 03,2017 , 04:31 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Apart from the move by government, the residents of the 13 village are in fear that the taxes will increase and are in a plan to approach the municipal corporation regarding the issues that will affect them after the merger.Some of the villagers are making it clear they don’t need the merger as they have already developed and the merger will not boost their living standards.Lala Cheruvu panchayath
Tech must benefit citizens: Naidu

Tech must benefit citizens: Naidu

Dec 30,2016 , 03:24 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Mori, a sleepy village nestling on the banks of the Vasistha river in East Godavari district, overcome all the barriers associated with its rural tag when it officially went digital on Thursday. 
Dire poverty, death stalk Agency in EG

Dire poverty, death stalk Agency in EG

Dec 23,2016 , 04:54 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Death literally stalks the Agency of East Godavari district with infant mortality rate on the rise.  
Ratnam & Sons: Penning a legacy

Ratnam & Sons: Penning a legacy

Nov 18,2016 , 04:28 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
We are speaking of Ratnam & Sons, an iconic firm that has created a unique identity for itself over the years. The genesis of the brand dates back to 1921 when Kosuri Venkata Ratnam met Gandhiji in 1921. 
Damerla paintings cry for attention

Damerla paintings cry for attention

Aug 24,2016 , 12:58 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Close to 100 paintings, all dating back to over a century, of renowned artist Damerla Rama Rao are in a sorry state and need immediate restoration before they are lost forever for art enthusiasts and lovers of art in Rajamahendravaram and other parts of India. The paintings are invaluable for the quality of work and intensity.
For them milking cows is wrong

For them milking cows is wrong

Aug 10,2016 , 01:29 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
A survey conducted by ICRISAT team in 2015 in Ganagavaram mandal of agency area of East Godavari district, found out that the cow milk productivity is very low, about 0-2 litres a day, as compared with other mandals (2-3 litre/day). 
Bridge across Godavari in bad shape

Bridge across Godavari in bad shape

Jul 05,2016 , 01:15 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Barely a year after the fourth bridge across the Godavari was laid, the road-over-bridge was in bad shape. The road was not maintained properly despite the heavy vehicular traffic. The road had developed pits rendering them unsafe for movement of vehicles including two-wheelers. 
Farmer shows the way to lucrative farming

Farmer shows the way to lucrative farming

Apr 16,2016 , 02:21 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Most of the farmers even in Godavari delta where the water is abundant depend on irrigation projects for the cultivation and never think for the alternative sources when the availability of water is scarce. But, a farmer in remote village of East Godavari agency, believes that one has to create opportunities instead of begging the authorities for help which is mere waste of time. 

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