Students of BLDE Engineering College here have designed a cycle that can be easily used on water. The students of the Electronic and Electrical Department of the college, with the help of their teachers, have designed the 25-kg cycle, which they claim will be of great use to fishermen, for people to cross rivers or…

NTR Sujala water plant: It will supply purified drinking water to 29 villages in Capital Region Amaravati. District Collector Kona sasidhar inspected the works of one of the Sujala water plant taken up at Venkatayapalem in Thullur Mandal. This is the second project taken up by the NTR Trust in Andhra Pradesh. It has already…

Parents allegedly keep her in a secluded place and refuse to hand her over to the police. A WhatsApp message sent in time by a child bride to the authorities helped prevent her marriage with a 22-year-old man at Pittavaripalem in Chirala on Friday. The parents of the girl allegedly misled the Chirala Sub-Inspector saying…

With land in the catchment area leased out for as little as ₹500 an acre, farmers harvest a bounty in quick growing, popular vegetables Officially, the land was acquired for an irrigation project; the farmers were evacuated from the 2.5 lakh square km catchment area, compensated and resettled in new homes almost a decade ago.…

Nearly 2,500 people from all walks of life took part in the first of the yoga rehearsals here on Sunday, ahead of the International Yoga Day. The participants performed the ‘asanas’ as per the protocol issued by the Ministry of AYUSH and the rehearsals went on for 45 minutes from 7 a.m. onwards. The rehearsal…

They will contain patient’s information Very soon, patients need not carry hard copies of their medical records such as doctors’ prescriptions and test reports. The doctors will be able to access their medical history on computers if the government’s plan to launch Electronic Health Records (EHR) is successful. The initiative is in line with the…

City witnessed 43.5°C maximum temperature and hailstorm After being beaten down by scorching sun during the day, the citizens on Monday evening experienced pleasant weather that quickly turned into a downpour. Most of the areas witnessed heavy rain for nearly one and a half hours while the east of the city had moderate rainfall. Payakapuram,…

Chintalachenu is synonymous with under development Munuswamy, known locally as ‘MGR Munuswamy’, uses his oxen-attached plough to till his farm growing leafy vegetables, while a neighbour feeds groundnut oil cake to buffaloes in his cattle barn. This is not a scene depicting any remote village, but is found in the heart of the temple city…

‘Right time to take steps and turn it into a proper extension to the capital city’ City’s Municipal Commissioner J. Nivas, who took charge on May 10, started going around the city from day one. After taking stock of the urban infrastructure, topography and other issues and understanding the people and municipal employees of all…