Andhra Pradesh News on August, 12, 2014
August 12, 2014 - Hyderabad
VISAKHAPATNAM: A businessman identified as M Jagaganadha Rao who was engaged in electricity sw3itchboared and finance business was allegedly kidnapped on Monday according to a complaint lodged by the family members with One Town police late on Monday night. It is believed that the kidnappers had demanded Rs.10 lakhs for the release of Jagannadha Rao and the police are investigating.
Bankers urged to issue farm loans
SRIKAKULAM: TDP leaders from Srikakulam district on Tuesday urged the bankers to issue loans for Kharif season as the RBI had issued orders for rescheduling of old loans. MLC Gorle Haribabu, TDP leader S Umamaheswara Rao said more than 2 lakh farmers were waiting for loans in the district.
ACCI welcomes separate farm budget
HYDERABAD: The Andhra Chambers of Commerce and Industry Federation (ACCI) has welcomed the State Government’s move to present a separate budget for Agriculture. He urged the Government to earmark Rs.100 crore for organic farming that is gaining greater importance for various reasons.
ACB arrests Deputy Tashildar
KRISHNA: Anti-Corruption Bureau officials on Tuesday arrested a Deputy Tashildar Jyothi Bai while taking a bribe of Rs.9,000 according to sources.
Acid attack on a married woman
KURNOOL: Lal Pasha has attacked a married women at Chagalmarri in Kurnool district injuring her. Police arrested the accused based on a complaint by a woman. Sources said that extra material affairs may be the reason behind the attack.
New Electricity Regulatory Commission for the State
HYDERABAD: The State Government on Tuesday issued orders for creation of new Electricity Regulatory Commission for Andhra Pradesh with a Chairman and two members.
‘Former Minister Ramachandraiah fires on Chief Minister
HYDERABAD: Former Minister C Ramachandraiah on Tuesday fired on the Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu. He questioned how the RBI give funds for loan waiver and the nine year old experienced Chief Minister does not aware of the fact, he questioned. He said that Chandrababu Naidu has no right to construct AP State Capital.
‘MLAs team visits WIPRO and Tech Mahindra
VISAKHAPATNAM: A team of four TDP MLAs Bandaru Satyanarayana Murty, Vishnukumar Raja, Ganesh Kumar and Palla Srinivas visited WIPRO and Tech Mahindra. Speaking to media, they said that the WIPRO that assured to create 2000 jobs in five years could not so far create employment to even 600 and it is wondering that they sought implementation of SEZ, they said.
‘Rayalaseema is a backward area’, says Raghavulu
KURNOOL: CPM leader BV Raghavulu said that Rayalaseema is a backward area. He said that the development took place at some places in the town but the villages are still to be developed. He said that the development of SC,ST and Minority depends on the development of the places and wanted to establish a Minority University in Kurnool. He wanted the government to discuss with Karnataka government and construct Tungabhadra dam for better utilization of water.
‘Case booked against teacher
NELLORE: Podalakur police on Tuesday registered a case against a teacher Ramesh following complaint. The parents of the girl students alleged that the teacher in question is misbehaving with the girl students.
‘Former DGP case adjourned by two weeks.
Former DGP Dinesh Reddy’s disproportionate assets case posted by two weeks following a request by the CBI. A bench dealing with the Case expressed dissatisfaction over the CBI.
‘YSRCP seeks clarity on utilization of Central funds
KADAPA: YSRCP MLAs G Srikanth Reddy, Raghuram Reddy demanded the TDP Government to give clarity on the utilization of Central funds in Rayalaseema and Uttarandhra. He said that they would raise the issue of injustice meted out to Rayalaseema and alleged that Chandrababu Naidu is acting as fascist. They alleged that Naidu failed to implement the promises he has given to people.
‘CCS police takes Patan Kumar Poddar into custody
HYDERABAD: Following permission of seven days granted by a Court, the CCS sleuths have taken custody of Patan Kumar Poddar from Central Prison on Tuesday. It may be recalled that the CCS police have arrested him on the charges of spying to Anushka Agarwal.
Agricet-2014 results announced
HYDERABAD: Agricet-2014 that was held on July 6 were released on Tuesday by Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University vice-chancellor A Padmaraju. The results have been posted on the university website www.angrau.ac.in. Out of 1974 agriculture polytechnic course students who appeared for Agricet, 725 qualified and out of 258 seed technology diploma students who wrote the test, 125 qualified. Those who qualified will now be admitted to B.Sc. Agriculture. Counselling for admissions into Home Science course offered by ANGRAU will be held on August 21 and 22 at Home Science College in Saifabad.
Woman hurls chappal at Ajit Pawar
MUMBAI: A woman on Tuesday hurled a chappal at Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar at an NCP rally at Chamorshi in Gadchiroli for opposing the formation of Vidarbha State.
Madhya Pradesh open for a CBI probe into examination scam
BHOPAL: MP Home Minister Babulal Gaur on Tuesday said that the State Government would not raise any objection if a court entrusted the CBI with the probe into the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam.
27 soldiers killed along Line of Control in ten years
NEW DELHI: A total of 27 Indian soldiers have been killed in various incidents along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir in the last ten years between 2004 to 2013. Defence Minister Arun Jaitely told the Rajya Sabha in a written reply to questions that there were 347 ceasefire violation sin J&K in 2013 along while three were 114 in 2012 and 62 in 2011. Two Indian soldiers were beheaded by Pakistani Special Forces commandos, who were part of its Border Action Teams in January 2013. Five soldiers were killed by Pakistani commandos in an action against an Indian Patrol team after crossing LoC into India in August last year.