Municipal Administration Minister P. Narayana (third from left), Irrigation Minister D. Umamaheswara Rao (second from left), Vijayawada MP Kesineni Srinivas (Nani) and Vijayawada East MLA Gadde Rammohan Rao (extreme left) at the foundation laying ceremony for 10 MLD STP in Vijaywada on Friday. Photo: Ch. Vijaya Bhaskar
Municipal Administration Minister P. Narayana (third from left), Irrigation Minister D. Umamaheswara Rao (second from left), Vijayawada MP Kesineni Srinivas (Nani) and Vijayawada East MLA Gadde Rammohan Rao (extreme left) at the foundation laying ceremony for 10 MLD STP in Vijaywada on Friday. Photo: Ch. Vijaya Bhaskar

Waste-to-energy plants in all districts, says Narayana

The State government is focusing on utilisation of alternate source of energy in a big way. Towards this, efforts are on to establish one waste to energy plant in each district, besides installati... »
Actress Savitri's daughter Vijaya Chamundeswari garlanding the statue of the noted film actress of yesteryears on the occasion of her death anniversary in Vijayawada on Friday. Photo: Ch. Vijaya Bhaskar

Rich tributes paid to Savitri

Rich tributes were paid to actress Savitri here on Friday on the occasion of her death anniversary. Daughter Vijaya Chamundeswari, Telugu Association of North America former president Thotakura Pra... »

Location blues haunt ayurvedic college

Bifurcation seems have however put a spoke in the wheel of the project of shifting the ayurvedic college to Kondapalli. The bifurcation seems have however put a spoke in the wheel of the project of sh... »
Artisans from Tripura, Meghalaya and other States of North Eastern Handicrafts and Handlooms Development Corporation Limited presenting a demo on manufacturing cane products at the handicrafts exhibition in Vijayawada on Friday. Photo: Ch. Vijaya Bhaskar

‘Promote eco-friendly products for healthy environment’

Artisans display cane, bamboo, wood carvings and khadi products at ‘Purbashree’. Exhibition in-charge R. Padma said the crafts festival would be on till January 5, and that artisans would give a live... »
Table tennis coach Arul Selvi with former national paddler and husband Salve Kumar. Photo: S. Rambabu

Playing multiple roles is Arul’s forte

After playing table tennis for 20 years, Arul Selvi is now playing multiple-roles by taking up coaching assignments with senior and junior India women teams and shaping the budding career of her t... »
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Miss America Nina Davuluri in Vijayawada on Saturday. Photo: Ch. Vijaya Bhaskar
VIJAYAWADA, December 28, 2014

Indian culture helped me win title, says Miss America

“The fact that I am rooted in Indian culture helped me win Miss America pageant,” said Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri. Ms. Davuluri had floored her judges and the audience at the pageant... »
VIJAYAWADA, December 27, 2014

Old Hindi film song programme tomorrow

RR Friends Circle is organising an old Hindi film song programme – Suhani Yaadien – 3 on December 28 (Sunday) at Tummalapalli Kshetrayya Kalakshetram at 6.30 p.m.The three-hour long programm... »
VIJAYAWADA, December 27, 2014

Call for reinforcement of Prakasam barrage

Parepalli Adinarayana Murthy of Mangalagiri, during whose tenure in the Department of Irrigation and Command Area Development the Prakasam barrage was built more than five decades ago, has stressed... »
VIJAYAWADA, December 25, 2014

Auto component makers want cost-effective options

Even as the State appears to have succeeded in tiding over power problem for the time being, auto component industries have sought a complete waiver of wheeling charges, particularly in times of cr... »
VIJAYAWADA, December 25, 2014

Dissent over land-pooling gaining momentum

Researchers, experts, architects, social activists, legal luminaries and farmer leaders are forming a common platform at the national-level to expose the gray areas in the Capital Region Developmen... »
VIJAYAWADA, December 25, 2014

LED lighting to replace tubes at indoor stadium

Soon Dandamudi Rajagopal Rao Municipal Corporation indoor stadium will get new lighting as the 250-odd tube lights will be replaced with light-emitting diode (LED) lamps for the forthcoming Senior... »
TENALI (GUNTUR DT.), December 25, 2014

Toddler’s body found in river, uncle’s role suspected

A toddler, Gudapati Mokshanath (18 months), who had gone missing on Wednesday, was found dead in Krishna river on Thursday. The incident triggered protests, as a similar incident had occurred in Ti... »
Priests administering holy communion to the devotees at Gunadala church on the occasion of Christmas in Vijayawada on Thursday. Photo: Ch. Vijaya Bhaskar
VIJAYAWADA, December 25, 2014

City aglow with Christmas spirit; devout throng churches

Rare warmth of the Yuletide enveloped the city on Thursday as people broke out into celebration of Christmas, the birth of Jesus Christ. Festooned churches buzzed with devotees gathering in large... »
GUNTUR, December 24, 2014

Software that helps visually challenged read and write

Visually challenged students can now read textbooks, browse journals and compose on the desktop using a special software designed by Department of Computer Science Engineering at the Vignan Univer... »
Students of Gudlavalleru Engineering College participating in a seminar on 'Education Abroad' organised by Visu Consultants Ltd in association with The Hindu on Tuesday on the college premises in Krishna District. Photo: V. Raju.
VIJAYAWADA, December 24, 2014

‘Foreign universities give priority to SOP’

There are many factors that are taken into consideration by foreign university managements before finalising the admission of a student into their university and Statement of Purpose (SOP) is one a... »

Sankranti goodies for BPL families

Spiralling cement prices worry builders

Two killed, two injuried

‘Rajahmundry emerging as sports hub’

‘Overseas education is not expensive’

Competitions, lectures mark Ramanujan’s birth anniversary

CM to attend Montessori College diamond jubilee celebrations

Environmental clearances of Masula port expired in Nov. 2014

VIJAYAWADA, December 27, 2014

Dasara to be celebrated as State festival, says Minister

The government would celebrate Dasara Navaratri festivities as a State festival from next year, Irrigation Minister Devineni Umamaheswara Rao said here on Friday.Speaking after releasing the... »
ELURU, December 27, 2014

Whistle- blower feels letdown

B.V.R. Chowdary, a resident of Yarnagudem in West Godavari district, has paid a heavy price for blowing the whistle that helped the Income Tax Department recover a huge chunk of unaccounted money f... »
Heaps of garbage piled up at the flower market near the Municipal Corporation office in Vijayawada, causing inconvenience to passers-by. Photo: Ch. Vijaya Bhaskar
VIJAYAWADA, December 27, 2014

Dumping yard problem haunts VMC

Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) is all set to segregate the dry and wet waste at source in the city from January 15 as part of its ambitious plans to make city clean and litter free. ... »
December 25, 2014

Indigo chief calls on CM

Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu said efforts were on to make the State a hub for logistics and plans are afoot to make Andhra Pradesh a leading State . Speaking after interacting with Indigo Ai... »
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VIJAYAWADA, December 25, 2014

Inter-disciplinary skills need of the hour

Given the role of technology in various fields and the need to engage more manpower, companies are now looking for students with inter-disciplinary skills in addition to other mandatory qualificati... »
HYDERABAD, December 25, 2014

Polavaram: panel to be formed to expedite work

The State government is planning to constitute a high power committee (HPC) to speed up work on the Polavaram project as efforts are being made to complete the project by 2018.At a meeting... »
AVANIGADDA (KRISHNA DT.), December 25, 2014
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Police find minor girl’s death hard nut to crack

The Challapalli police, who is probing the death of a 16-year-old girl hailing from Vakkalagadda in Avanigadda police sub-division, are making efforts to gather evidence in the case. The victim, a... »
VIJAYAWADA, December 24, 2014

Devotees to get smaller ‘laddus’ from New Year

From the coming New Year, devotees thronging Sri Kanaka Durga Temple will be getting laddus weighing 80 grams each against the present 100 grams as the management has decided to reduce its size. H... »
People for Lok Satta (US) leader Prakash Kapila and others meeting Srikakulam Collector Gaurav Uppal.
SRIKAKULAM, December 24, 2014

‘Farmers need marketing facilities’

People for Lok Satta (United States) leader Prakash Kapila on Tuesday demanded that the government look into the grievances of farmers of the backward Srikakulam district to prevent migration of pe... »
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‘Non-invasive Ventilation is effective for COPD’

Winter is the most difficult and dangerous season for patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), chronic bronchitis, asthma and other such respiratory diseases.Many of the p... »

Assembly to urge Centre to reduce Kolleru contour level

Death of pensioner in queue triggers protest

Red sanders offenders to lose welfare benefits

Tourism Department plans to develop S. Gundala temple

NSM students shine at sports day

‘Capacity building conference’ begins at KRU

Pensioner’s death: police register case

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