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August 6, 2014 - Hyderabad

Major school bus accident averted
KADAPA: A major school bus accident was averted with the local rushed to the rescue of an overcrowded school bus that over turned in Duvvur mandal in Kadapa district on Wednesday. A school bus belonging to Guru Shankaracharaya Private School of Gudipadu that was carrying 80 children as against 60 capacity slipped and fell on the road side and local there at rushed to their rescue. Children break open the glasses safely. Police who rushed to the spot and supervised the rescue operations. A few were injured but no major loss was reported.

Two red sanders smugglers killed
KADAPA: Two red sanders smugglers from Tamil Nadu were shot dead after a group of over 100 smugglers attacked a police party with stones in Kadapa district on Wednesday. This is the third such incident over the past one week.

DURCET rescheduled
CHITOOR: The DURCET-2014 entrance examination for admissions into various M.Phil and Ph.D courses in the Dravidian University has been rescheduled as the UPSC civil services examinations are to be held on the same day according to university authorities. The same will be held on August 28 at 2pm on the Dravidian University campus.

Teachers JAC rejects biometric system
HYDERABAD: Andhra Pradesh Teachers JAC on Wednesday out rightly rejected the move of the State Government to introduce biometric system for them. They said that they will not accept rationalization without the consent of the teachers’ union. The JAC alleged that the government is moving ahead with control over them in a phased manner.

Contract employee dies in Sriharikota Transport yard
NELLORE: A contract employee Desayya working at the Transport yard in SARC in Sriharikota was run over by a bus at the yard killing him on the spot.

Deputy Engineer caught while taking bribe
HYDERABAD: ACB officials on Wednesday arrested a Deputy Engineer Narasinga Rao working at GHMC while taking a bribe of Rs.1.54 lakhs.

Fee reimbursement will be implemented in the State’, says Kollu Ravindra
HYDERABAD: Minister for BC and Fisheries Kollu Ravindra said that the Fee reimbursement will be implemented in the State. He said that to avail it, Aadhaar is mandatory. In view of uncertainty over applicability of the same to Engineering, he announced the same. He said Gurukulu schools will be established by merging the BC hostels.

Another Airport at Visakhapatnam
VISAKHAPATNAM: A Central team on Wednesday visited the city for searching of suitable lands for establishing another airport. The officials have visited Nakkapalli and S Rayavaram. Airports Authority of India Chairman Alok Sinha along with other members visited the site.

YSRCP demands White Paper on loan waiver
HYDERABAD: YSRCP senior leader Ummareddy Venkateswarulu on Wednesday demanded the Government to release a White Paper on Loan waiver. He reminded that the RBI Governor said that it is not possible to reschedule the loans and wanted a clarity on the issue. He said that the farmers in the State are in deep depression. The Levi decision is another attack on the farmers by bringing it to 75 to 25 per cent. He wanted both the governments to oppose the Centre’s decision.

Banks are opposing loan waiver’, says Prathipati Pulla Rao
HYDERABAD: AP Minister for Agriculture Prathipati Pulla Rao said on Wednesday that the Banks are not in favor of loan waiver. He said RBI is against of re-scheduling of the loans. The Agricultural Minister said that by rescheduling there would be some relief. He said, that the government is committed for loan waiver and Rs.45,000 crores have to be paid to the Banks to honor the commitment. He said that the government is searching for the funds to meet the commitment.

Private organization to maintain Aarogya Sri
HYDERABAD: Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu has decided to hand over the maintenance job to private organizations. He on Wednesday held talks with Minister Narayana and Chief Secretary IYR Krishna Rao.

‘Counselling process will be completed by August end’, says APSCHE Chairman
HYDERABAD: The Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education chairman Prof. Venugopal Reddy said that the counselling process of EAMCET will be completed by this month end. He said that the certificate verification will be help up to August 23. Speaking to press after the EMCET committee meeting on Wednesday, he said the admission process will be completed and from September 1, the Engineering classes will begin.

Araku MP is levelling charges only with selfish gains’, says Paderu MLA
PADERU: The Paderu MLA G Eswari said that the Araku MLAS Kothapalli Geetha is criticizing the YSRCP only for her selfish gains. Speaking to press at Chintapalli on Tuesday she said that women in the party has good recognition and the MP enjoys good recognition in the party right from the beginning. She said that people will not tolerate untrue allegations on the party, she said.

‘TET will be conducted as usual’, says HRD Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao
VISAKHAPATNAM: Minister for HRD Ganta Srinivasa Rao said in Visakhapatnam on Wednesday that the Teacher Eligibility Test will be conducted as usual. He said that rationalization will be taken up in the transfers of teachers.

Ministers’ delegation meet Governor
HYDERABAD: A delegation of AP Ministers met the Governor ESL Narasimhan on Wednesday and complained him of the move of Telangana Government over the change of NG Ranga University name.

New district formation will be discussed in the cabinet’, says Deputy CM
WEST GODAVARI: The AP Deputy Chief Minister N Chinna Rajappa speaking to media on Wednesday said that the issue of formation of new district will be discussed in the Cabinet. All eligible prisoners will be released on October 2. He said the move of KCR on the fee reimbursement issue seems to be provocative.

Suspended Forest beat officer commits suicide – Villagers raise protest
VIJAYAWADA: M Narasimharaju, who was working as Forest Beat Officer allegedly committed suicide. The death has sparked protests with the villagers of Gummallapadu village in Kaikalur of Krishna district staged a rasta roko demanding action against those responsible.
The forest officer who was working in Kolleru region since 2007 had recently allotted Paidichintapadu forest beat in West Godavari. He was suspended on August 2 for failing to check digging of illegal fish tanks in 250 acres in his assigned region. In his suicide note reportedly blamed Eluru Deputy Range Officer Venkateswara Rao and Kakiralalanka sarpanch for his death.


Fiat Group launches Punto Eve
NEW DELHI: The Fiat Group Automobiles India on Tuesday launched compact car Punto Evo with introductory price ranging from Rs.4.55 lakhs to Rs.7.19 lakh (Ex-showroom Delhi).

Hero MotoCorp MD elevated
NEW DELHI: Hero MotoCorp on Tuesday elevated its MD and CEO Pawan Munjal as the Vice-Chairman and Managing Director of the company.

Infosys to set up unit in Uttar Pradesh
LUCKNOW: IT giant Infosys will set up a unit in Uttar Pradesh. The UP State Cabinet on Tuesday approved the decision to grant exemption from stamp duty for establish the unit. 27.75 acres of land would be given to Infosys by the Noida Development Authority for setting up the unit with an investment of Rs.1,400 crore and will generate job opportunities for 35,000.

Mizoram Governor removed
NEW DELHI: Kamal Beniwal, Governor of Mizoram has been removed. President Pranab Mukherjee directed that Dr.Beniwal will cease to hold the office.

Gali Janardhana Reddy gets bail
BANGALORE: The CBI Special Court has granted bail to the former minister Gali Janardhana Reddy in one of the five cases of illegal mining against him involving the AMC, a firm owned by him. It was allegedly caused a loss of over Rs.480 crore to the State exchequer.

No change in UPSC Examination dates
NEW DELHI: The Union Government on Wednesday decided to convene an all-party meeting on the issue on the issue even as it ruled out of postponement of the examination slated for the next month. Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Prakash Javadkar said that the all party meeting would be convened for a wider consultations.

Aerial surveillance
NEW DELHI: The six mega cities of Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Bangalore have been put aerial surveillance to aid city policing.

Cartoonist Pran dead
NEW DELHIL: Eminent cartoonist Pran Kumar Sharma popularly known as Pran is dead. Pran succumbed to caner at a hospital in Gurgaon on Wednesday.

NDRF calls off Malin rescue operations
MUMBAI: The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) on Wednesday has called off its eight day old search operations at Malin, near Pune which was devastated by a landslide. The Government has confirmed that 151 victims, including 59 men, 71 women and 21 children had been extricated from the debris.

Laundering case against HP Chief Minister
NEW DELHI: The Centre on Wednesday informed the Delhi High Court that a prima facie case of money laundering appears to have been made out against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh.

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