The Tribunal had restrained the authorities in Andhra Pradesh from proceeding further in establishing the cricket stadium at the foothills of Tirupati

The National Green Tribunal (NGT), Southern Bench, on Tuesday, pulled up the Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (APPCB) for stating that it had no role in establishing an international cricket stadium at the foothills of Tirupati.

Raising hackles amidst the political turbulence over the division of state, chief minster N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Saturday doled out a Rs 5,800 crore-worth water project to his home district Chittoo

The Andhra Pradesh Government is planning to set up a State Disaster Response Force on the lines of the National Disaster Response Force, which will be stationed at Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam and Tir

India’s food and nutrition problems continue to be formidable and malnutrition is still one of the crucial problems in the process of development. The magnitude of malnutrition and the ignorance about the relationship between food and health among a majority of the population at all levels necessitates the need for nutrition education. This approach in the long term may promote self-reliance and self-support in the communities.

March 10: For the last one week, forest fires have become a regular feature in Chittoor district, particularly in Tirupati division, with hundreds of acres burnt on the Tirumala hills, Panapakkam, Mungilipattu and Rangampeta.

TIRUPATI: A herd of around two dozen elephants created havoc have strayed into Lakshmipuram village in Kuppam mandal of Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh and caused damage to fields. They had strayed into the State from Karnataka through the Gudupalle-Kuppam route.

The elephants reportedly entered the village around 10.30 p.m. on Monday and flattened the fields before entering a water tank.

Tirupati, Oct. 11: The Tirupati wildlife authorities have launched a unique social service scheme christened

Oct. 5: The minister for forests and environment, Mr P.


As the most abundant of the big cats of India, the leopard generally manages quite well, living quite close to habitations unobtrusively. A recent study in the Pune region recorded a density of 12 adult leopards in a 100 sq km, human-dominated landscape with a density of 200 people per sq km. Happily, there was no report of fatal leopard attacks in the study area.