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Homely Traditional Food and Stay for Pilgrims in Tirupati


Here is a very interesting offer by a Devotee for pilgrims travelling to Tirupati. People on a pilgrimage to pay their obeisance to the Lord undertake the temple visit to complete their prayers. During such time, the pilgrims should observe food without onions and garlic and the option to get such food in Tirupati is remote. Pilgrims depend on hotels and restaurants where such food is not provided. Same case with the stay also. The pilgrims require a dormitory to keep their pilgrimage intact but to locate those and get a space is pretty difficult for new comers and travelers. To help such people, now there is a place for stay providing food that suits pilgrims.

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South India to Experience Radio Boom – 235 Private FM Stations in 80 Towns

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Small towns in South India are going to experience nothing less than a ‘radio wave’ over the next three years as 235 private FM licences will be e-auctioned for 80 towns. The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (I&B Ministry) will auction 839 FM radio licences, out of which 235 will be for Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry. People staying in small towns will no longer be dependent only on Akashvani, but will have a plethora of radio stations belting out various kinds of music to choose from.

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Travel to Konaseema, Pristine and Virgin Beauty at its Best

Konaseema in East Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh, INDIA has emerged as the latest hotspot of tourists. The backwaters of Godavari River in the lush green Konaseema, is not just luring people from Andhra but also visitors from all over the country. Konaseema is situated in the Godavari delta between rivers Goutami and Vasishta; a beautiful land of breathtaking beauty and coconut gardens that brings alive the varied charm of Mother Nature. There can be no beautiful journey than a cruise down the gentle waters of river Godavari and marvel it’s untamed, pristine and virgin beauty of this magnificent place.

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Reviving Traditional Games – Aadu puli attam (ஆடு புலி ஆட்டம் )

Aadu Puli aatam (goat and tiger game) is a strategic, two-player (or 2 teams) board game originated in Tamil Nadu and is also played in Karnataka(Huli gatta) and Andhra Pradesh(Puli Joodam or Puli – Meka). The game is asymmetric in that one player controls three tigers and the other player controls up to 15 goats. The tigers ‘hunt’ the goats while the goats attempt to block the tigers’ movements.

Things Needed to Play:

  • Board with the game chart or Chart drawn on a floor (See Picture for chart)
  • 2 or more players
  • 3 Tiger’s & 15 Goat’s

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Tasty Homemade Andhra Pickles in Chennai

Lakshmi is a resident of Nandanam and is she is well-known for the traditional Andhra style pickles she makes and sells.

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