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August 3, 2014 - Hyderabad

Third year medical college student commits suicide
NELLORE: A third year medical student Naga Sravani has committed suicide by hanging in Narayana Medical College, Nellore on Saturday night.

Police rushed to the spot following a complaint by the college management.

Student Associations stage protest alleging that Naga Sravani committed suicide only with the torture of the medical college. The dead body was shifted for autopsy.

Corruption will be rooted in medical and health’, says Minister Kamineni Srinivas.
RAJHAMUNDRY: Minister for Health and Medical Kamineni Srinivsa Rao said on Sunday that the corruption in medical and health will be rooted completely. He said that the problems of Trauma care employees will be solved with two days. He said that death of mother and child are on increase.

Police seize cash and cell phones from Rajahmundry Central Prison
RAJAHMUNDRY: Police have seized Rs.78,000 cash along with three cell phones from the prisoners on Sunday. Sources said that the seizure was made at Sneha block in which red sanders smugglers are lodged.

Government decides to abolish Vanpic deal
Hyderabad: The group of ministers headed by finance minister Y. Ramakrishnudu constituted to look into the land deals by the previous Congress government and decided to abolish the agreement with Vanpic and take back the land.The GoM discussed the land allotments to various companies by earlier Congress government.

CPI seeks clarity on Polavaram and Fee reimbursement
GUNTUR: CPI Polit Bureau member BV Raghavulu on Sunday wanted both the Telangana and AP Chief Ministers to work with cooperation. He demanded a clarity on Polavaram and Fee reimbursement. He demanded to implement the loan waiver immediately. He said that foreign investments into IT is dangerous to the country and is the reason for the party to oppose them, he said.

Kidnappers killed financer son
KANNAPURAM (West Godavari): Hairnath, kidnapped son of a financer from Kannapuram in Koyyalagudem in West Godavari was murdered. Harinath who was kidnapped six days ago was found dead. The kidnappers have already collected Rs.10 lakhs from the financer.

to stage protests against caps on Loan Waiver
HYDERABAD: APCC President N Raghuveera Reddy will be participating on Monday protests by Congress demanding implementation of loan waiver without any restrictions at Prakasam district collectorate. It may be recalled that the Congress has given a call to raise protests across all the 13 districts in the State.

Rajadhani Sadana Samiti urges to use VANPIC lands
ONGOLE: The Rajadhani Sadana Samiti on Sunday urged the State Government to use the land allotted to VANPIC project for the development of State Capital. Samiti chief advisor Kola Venkateswara Rao told reporters at Ongole that the VANPIC was planned as a port-based industrial cluster then and the same land could be used for the development of the State Capital.

Change in Passport stamping
VISAKHAPTNAM: The stamp on passports will hereafter consist of facsimile signature of the Passport officer, name, designation and office of the Passport issuing authority in addition the round seal of the Government of India, according to a statement issued by Passport Officer, NLP Choudary. The new system that came into effect from August.

NEWS IN BRIEF

• Karur Vysya Bank Business up 10.08 per cent
CHENNAI : Karur Vysya Bank (KVB) has reported a 10.08 per cent growth in business that stood at Rs.80,136 crore for the first quarter ended June 30, 2014. Deposits were up by 8.75 per cent at Rs.45,477 core while total advances rose to Rs.34,658 crore at 11.86 per cent growth.

• Elite i20 launch on August 11
NEW DELHI: Korean Car manufacturer Hyundai is looking to tap new customers in rural areas and corporate segment to increase its market share in the Indian Automobile market. Hyundai Motor India Limited will make the launch of its all new premium hatchback Elite i20 on August 11.

• UPSC row- MoS meets Home Minister Rajnath Singh
NEW DELHI: Minister of State in PMO’s office Jitendra Singh on Sunday held separate consultations with the Home Minister Rajnath Singh and BJP President Amit Shah and other party leaders to resolve the ongoing row over the UPSC civil services examinations. Singh held discussions with Shaw and senior party leaders JP Nadda and Ram Madhav at Gujarat Bhavan in a bid to resolve the ongoing controversy.

• ‘Supreme Court judge comments on Bhagavat Geeta is improper’, says CPI
NEW DELHI: The CPM on Sunday termed the Supreme Court Judge justice AR Dave’s comment that Bhagavat Gita and the Mahabharata should be taught in schools’ as improper and unwanted. CPM Politburo in a statement said that what the Justice Dave has advocated is religious instruction in all schools is violative of the basic secular principle enshrined in the Constitution. Press Council of India Chairman Justice Markandey Katju also objected to the statementof Justice Dave.

• 367 killed and 2000 wounded in China earthquake
BEIJING: More than 367 people died and almost 2,000 were injured when a strong earthquake hit south-west China’s mountainous Yunnan province on Sunday. The 6.1 magnitude quake struck Zhaotonge prefecture at a relatively shallow depth of 10km at 4.30pm local time according to the US Geological Survey. It has toppled nearly 12,000 buildings and left rescue teams and residents to pull survivors from beneath the rubble, images on social media showed.

• Strike on UN Gaza School kills 10
GAZA: At least 10 people died in a fresh strike on a UN School in Gaza on Sunday shortly after Israel confirmed it had begun withdrawing some troops from the war-torn enclave. Israel’s military later confirmed it fired on the target near a UN School.

• No more survivors in Nepal landslide
KATHMANDU: Rescuers on Sunday ruled out fining any more survivors of a landslide in Nepal feared to have buried at least 100 people under tonnes of mud and rocks.

• Telco’s Revenue up to Rs.60,176 cr.
NEW DELHI: The gross revenue of telecom operators increased by 12 per cent to Rs.60,176 crore in the first quarter of this financial year as per the latest report of regulator TRAI. The adjusted gross revenue on which government levies licence and other regulatory fees increased by 16.26 per cent on yearly basis at Rs.41,016 crore during the reported quarter.

• Gold jewellery imports in Q1 increase by 10 per cent
HYDERABAD: Imports of gold jewellery surged 10 per cent to Rs.696.44 crore in the first quarter of the current fiscal as high premium on the yellow metal forced traders to get finished jewellery from abroad, said trade body GJEPC.

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