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August 8, 2014 - Hyderabad

Police arrests another in indecent postings on Araku MP
VISAKHAPATNAM: CID police have arrested on Muddula Prasad on the charges of indecent postings on Araku MP Kottapalli Geeta.

‘I will not resign for Chairman Post’, says Kanumuri Bapiraju
TIRUMALA: TTD Chairman Kanumuri Bapiraju said that he will not resign for the post on his own and will continue till new body is formed. Speaking to press on Friday, he said that he will abide by the decision of the State Government and admitted that he had requested Chandrababu Naidu to continue till the completion of the period. The statement comes at a time when news is in the air of his resignation.

Rs.1100 crores for Godavari Pushkarams
RAJAHMUNDRY: The Godavari Pushkarams that will begin in next year July will cost Rs.1100 crores according to Fiancen Minister Yanamala Ramakrishnudu. After participating a meeting with the sub-committee appointed for the conduct of Godavari Pushkarams, he said that they have discussed the places of constructions of Ghats. He said that Rs.100 crores were spent on the earlier pushkarams. The meeting was attended by ministers Chinna Rajappa, P Narayana.

Murali Mohan will likely be the Chairman of TTD
Sources said that Rajahmundry MP Murali Mohan is likely to be next Chairman of Tirumala Tirupati Devastanams. It may be recalled that many politicians are seeking for the TTD Chairman post. Sources said that his name will likely be announced in a couple of days. Meanwhile, Kanumuri Bapi Raju on Friday resigned for the TTD Chairman post. The efforts of Bapi Raju for continuation for the third time went in vain.

AP Health Minister submits report to Chief Minister
HYDERABAD: Minister for Health Kamineni Srinivas on Friday submitted a report on the progress of medical and health. Speaking to press, he said that 950 new MBBS seats were granted to the State with the Centre’s assistance. 180 acres of land has been inspected for establishing AIIMS at Guntur. Kamineni Srinivas said that Cancer units will be established at Guntur and Visakhapatnam and suggested to take steps at hospitals in government hospitals in nine districts. The health minister said that corporate level services would be brought in government hospitals with PPP.

Visakhapatnam will be made IT Hub’, says Chief Minister
VISAKHAPATNAM: Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu who is here on a two day visit said that the city will be made as IT Hub. Efforts are being to make the city pollution free and Cinema, Tourism and IT centres will be de3velopment with international standards.

Anti-defection axe will be on MPP
KADAPA: Anti-defection act will likely to be slapped on VN Palli MPP Padma Lathi who shifted from TDP to YSRCP.

Anam Ramnarayana Reddy is all praises for Chandrababu Naidu
NELLORE: Former Finance Minister Anam Ramanarayana Reddy’s remarks praising the abilities of TDP chief and AP Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu have once again sparked off rumors that he is intending to join TDP. Ramanarayana Reddy on Friday described the Chief Minster as an able administrator and had the capacity to implement the loan waiver scheme despite the RBI’s objections.

Jagan Mohan Reddy reviews development works
NELLORE: KADAPA: YSRCP chief and Pulivendula MLA YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday reviewed the development works in his constituency with the officials of various departments. In a review meeting with the officials, he said that he had received complaints about the supply of contaminated water from people and showed a bottle of muddy water and asked why they are not taking any steps to stop supply of contaminated water. On irrigation, he asked them to ensure irrigation water to farmers from Chitravathi and Pulivendula branch canals.

NATION IN BRIEF

SBI reports a rise of 3 per cent in the first quarter
MUMBAI: State Bank of India has reported a marginal rise in net profit for the first quarter ended June 30, 2014, at Rs. 3,349 crore, up 3 per cent from Rs. 3,241 crore reported in the same period a year ago.

Priyanka Vadra hits back
NEW DELHI: Seeking to scotch the tense speculation about her taking up a significant post in Congress, Priyanka Vadra on Friday dismissed it as conjecture and baseless rumors.

Phoolan killer convicted
NEW DELHI: Sher Singh Rana, key accused in the 13 year old sensational murder of bandit-turned-politician Phoolan Devi was on Friday convicted for killing the then Lok Sabha MP by a Delhi court that acquitted 10 other persons facing trial in the case.

Supreme Court rejects Leader of Opposition status
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a Public Interest Litigation seeking that the Leader of Opposition status in Lok Sabha be granted to Congress saying it cannot decide political issues filed under the grab of PIL.

BSF Jawan handed over
JAMMU: Pakistan on Friday handed over to India a BSF jawan Satyasheel Yadav who was captured by its Rangers after he was swept away into their territory by strong currents of Chenab river.

SBI slaps Rs.13 crore fine on RIL
MUMBAI: Market regulator SEBI on Friday slapped a penalty of Rs.13 crore on corporate giant RIL on charges of repeated non-disclosure of a key earnings ratio for six quarters saying this information would have had a significant impact on investors’ decision.

One held for betting
HYDERABAD: A businessman Sikender Bhai N Charania was arrested here on Friday for allegedly accepting betting from punters for the ongoing fourth test between India and England and Rs.92,000 cash and other material was seized.

No Time frame to complete probe
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a plea for fixing a time period for the CVC and other authorities to compete probe on a complaint filed under the Whistleblower Act but asked the Centre to look into the issue expeditiously, if a representation is made to it. A Bench headed by Chief Justice RM Lodha asked the petitioner to approach the government on the issue.

Coal Scam- CBI registers 28th FIR
NEW DELHI: The CBI that is currently probing the Rs.1.86 lakh crore coal scam on Friday registered a fresh FIR on Friday against a Nagpur-based company and its director for allegedly misrepresenting facts to secure a captive coal block. A case of cheating and conspiracy has been registered against Gondwana Ispat Limited and its then director Ashok Daga. In the Majra Coal block allocation.

Former Delhi Chief Minister Kejriwal and four others granted bail
NEW DELHI: Former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and four others were granted bail by a Delhi court in connection with a case relating to Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) agitation near North block here in January this year. Kejriwal and AAP leaders Manish Sisodia, Rakhi Birla, Somnath Bharti and Ashutosh appeared before Metropolitan Magistrate Akash Jain in pursuance to the summons issued against them. The court granted them bail on a personal bond of Rs 5,000 each and fixed the matter for further hearing on October 28.

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