Municipal workers’ strike hits sanitation on ghats in Vijayawada during Bhavani Deeksha relinquishment

Municipal workers’ strike hits sanitation on ghats in Vijayawada during Bhavani Deeksha relinquishment

Discarded robes lay in heaps at Seethamma ghat in Vijayawada on Thursday afternoon as the second day of relinquishing Bhavani Deeksha saw a lot of devotee rush. | Photo Credit: K.V.S. GIRI Sanitation and maintenance of the ghats during the five-day Bhavani Deeksha relinquishment in Vijayawada have been hit by the ongoing State-wide strike by … Read more

New study unravels ecological mysteries of Western Ghats rock outcrops 

New study unravels ecological mysteries of Western Ghats rock outcrops 

A new study has unraveled the ecological mysteries of Western Ghats rock outcrops, saying they are expected to bear crucial relevance in the context of global warming. Rock outcrops harbour specialised species adapted to extreme climatic conditions and they serve as ideal model systems for studying vegetation responses to ongoing climate change. Over the past … Read more

Officials inspect arrangements at Krishna River ghats

Officials inspect arrangements at Krishna River ghats

Vijayawada Municipal Corporation Commissioner Swapnil Dinakar Pundakar and NTR district Police Commissioner Kanthi Rana Tata inspected the arrangements being made at the Krishna River ghats ahead of Karthika Somavaram, here on Saturday. The officials visited Bhavani Ghat, Durga Ghat and Punnami Ghat where a large number of people are expected to take a dip in … Read more