Tirumala temple to remain closed till March 31

Following the state government’s decision to enforce a total lock-down of the state till March 31 to contain the outbreak of Covid-19, the world renowned Lord Venkateswara temple at Tirumala and other TTD sub-temples across the country will remain closed for pilgrim […]

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Tirupati temple cancels major services over corona

The coronavirus scare has impacted Lord Balaji hill shrine atop Tirumala with the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams deciding to cancel some daily and weekly rituals and restrict congregation of pilgrims for religious events. Senior TTD officials on Saturday said never in the history […]

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TTD on high alert amid coronavirus scare

Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams administration placed its medical and health departments on high alert with three more positive novel coronavirus cases being reported across the country, taking the total number of confirmed cases to 34 as per the union health ministry on Saturday. […]

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TTD trust board puts on hold windmill award

Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams trust board during its trust board meeting held last month has deferred to take a decision on the award of the comprehensive operation and maintenance contract of 7.5 MW wind farm plant to Suzlon global services limited, Coimbatore and […]

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AP: SVBC head finds himself in audio clip row

Prudhvi Raj, the chairman of Sri Venkateswara Bhakti Channel (SVBC), found himself embroiled in a controversy after an audio clip of his alleged intimate talks with a woman employee surfaced on Saturday. Raj, however, denied his involvement in the matter. Source link

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TTD moots measures to prevent kitchen fire

Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams administration which administers the richest temple of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala has mooted measures to prevent the recurrence of fire mishaps at its temple kitchen which is a beehive of activity round the clock. Source link

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Christ's name pops on website link, TTD to probe

In a shocking incident, the name of Jesus Christ popped up on the link to the official page of the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams ”www.tirumala.org”, immediately prompting the biggest Hindu temple organization in the country to get into damage control mode on Friday […]

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75% quota in jobs for locals in TTD

Following in the footsteps of the state government, the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) too will implement 75% reservation for local youths in temple jobs from now on. The temple trust board has already passed a resolution to this effect and has forwarded […]

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TTD board’s Rs 22 crore ‘Bahumanam’ draws flak

The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) trust board’s decision to give Rs 22 crore to its staffers as ‘Brahmotsavam Bahumanam’ for rendering their services to devotees during the recent nine-day annual Srivari Brahmotsavams in Tirumala has come in for flak from some quarters. […]

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