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Andhra Pradesh News on December 29, 2013

December 29, 2013 - Hyderabad

  • No clues were traced in Nanded-Bangalore train mishap
    In the Nanded-Bangalore fire mishap that occurred near Puttaparthi station in which 26 passengers were burnt alive no clues were traced for the cause of the accident. The AP Forensic Science Laboratory, Hyderabad director A Sarada who was the part of the six member team of Regional Forensic Science Laboratory said that they did not find any evidence directly indicate the presence of any inflammable substance in the ill-fated B-1 coach. It is learnt that the team have collected samples from within the gutted coach as well as the site of accident.
    20 bodies identified
    20 bodies were identified and eight of them have been handed over to the relatives. Four of the victims identified are from Andhra Pradesh said Railway Commercial Managed. He said that the unidentified bodies have been sent for DNA tests.
  • ACB conducts surprise checks once again
    Anti-Corruption Bureau official conducted searches on eight of the check posts on in the early hours of Sunday yielding Rs.4.8 lakh according to ACB Additional Director D Ramakrishnaiah. He said the agency had stepped up its operation on the basis of information that the personnel at the check posts were collecting money. The searches were conducted on Sunday at the check posts of Ichapuram in Srikakulam, BV Palem in Nellore and Bhoraj n Adilabad and RTA check posts at Naraharipeta in Chittoor, Penukonda in Anantapuram, Paloncha in Khammam and Shapeur near Shamshabad in Hyderabad.
  • 'Chandrababu Naidu has no moral right to go to people', says Dadi Veerabhadra Rao
    YSRCP leader Dadi Veerabhadra Rao accusing the TDP president Nara Chandrababu Naidu has no moral right to go the people unless he defines the 'Garjana' and its purpose whether it is for the division or otherwise. He said that the TDP chief is adopting double standards and added that every political party would have a policy but TDP was sitting on both sides of the fence. He said that Naidu complained to the President that the division is not in lines with the provisions of the Constitution but never about keeping the State united.
  • Chief Justice cautions media on 'child abuse'
    The Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh High Court Kalyan Jyoti Sengupta on Sunday said while inaugurating a programme on Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, said section 20 of the legislation made it mandatory for media to provide information to police or juvenile welfare authorities whenever it found child abuse. He said failure to discharge duty on the part of the media was punishable with imprisonment for one year if a complaint was made against it for non-compliance.
  • Crime rate dipped in Vijayawada', says CP B Srinivasulu
    The Vijayawada City Police Commissioner B Srinivasulu said that the crime rate including violence against women came down in Vijayawada during the year 2013. He said that though it is positive sign, the force has to work hard to keep the record. The Police Commissioner said that only six rape incidents were reported as against 11 in the last year while not even a single murder related to do wary harassment was reported. Dowry harassment cases have also gone up slightly with 1185 cases during 2013 while it was 1105 last year. On the murder incidents, he said that 33 were reported and 29 cases were resolved and accused were arrested and it has also come down from 39 of last year to 33 . However, he expressed satisfaction over maintenance of law and order management.

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