Gold seizure: No lapse on part of temple body, says TTD official

After the Andhra Pradesh Chief Secretary L V Subrahmanyam ordered a probe into the Election Commission’s seizures of gold belonging to the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) in Tamilnadu last week, the TTD yesterday claimed there were no lapses on its part. Continue Reading

Rs 100 crore eye hospital comes up in Tirupati

Sri Venkateswara Aravind Eye Hospital, a 140-bedded hospital built at a cost of Rs 100 crore, was inaugurated by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu in Tirupati yesterday. Continue Reading

Industrialist donates Rs 1.2 crore to Balaji temple

A Hyderabad-based industrialist today made an offering of Rs 1.28 crore to the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at nearby Tirumala with a request to utilise it for the free meal scheme. Continue Reading

Hundi collections hit record low in Tirupati temple

Daily hundi collections at the Lord Venkateswara temple at nearby Tirumala has hit a record low of Rs 54 lakh against the usual Rs three crore due to curbs on devotees’ entry for a six-day ritual, a temple official said. Continue Reading