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August 30, 2014 - Hyderabad

Cancellation of medical seat after allotment invites Rs.1 lakh fine
HYDERABAD: Dr.NTR University of Health Sciences Vice Chancellor Dr. T Ravi Raju said that once medical seat is allotted in any medical colleges in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, the candidate has to shell down Rs.1 lakh as fine. He said books would be given free of cost for the first 200 allottees.

More services will be brought through Post Offices
HYDERABAD: The State Chief Secretary IYR Krishna Rao in a review meeting on the coordination between the State Government and Postal Department. He said that the wages of Anganwadi workers, ‘Maa Inti Mahalakshmi’ Jananki Suraksha scheme benefits along with payment of electricity, water, Municipal, Sales Taxes will be brought under the postal network. He told to the officials that the government is thinking of bringing PHC pensions and unemployment allowance, sale of non-judicial stamps will be brought under the said network.

17 Drug addiction centers in the State
HYDERABAD: The Chief Secretary of Medical and Health LV Subramanyam told to the High Court that there were 17 Drug de-addiction centres in the State. He said that 4,464 persons were extended medical help through these centres. It may be recalled that the AP State High Court has directed the State Government to establish drug-de-addiction centres in the State way back in 2012.

120 teachers were selected for Best Teachacer Award
HYDERABAD: The State Council for Higher Education Chairman L Venugopal Reddy said that 120 teachers were selected for the ‘Best Teacher’ awards to be presented to them on September 5 in all the 13 districts of the State. He said that the function will be held at Nagarjuna University Auditorium. The change of the venue has taken place on the suggestions of the HRD Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao.

1300 seats fell vacant in Agricultural Diploma courses
HYDERBAD: Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University in a release said that 1222 seats were filled up for agricultural diploma course and all the seats in open category in Government Polytechnic were filled up. Counselling will be held for reserved category seats on Monday at Home Sciences College at Saifabad and 1300 seas are vacant, said a statement.

GPF account to Municipal Teachers shortly’, says Minister
HYDERABAD: The Minister for Municipal Administration P Narayana has promised that the State Government will take all necessary steps to make GPF accounts to Municipal Teachers in the State. The assurance was given to AP Municipal Teachers’ Union president N Ramakrishna who met him here.

Haripreet Singh is the new AP Dairy MD
HYDERABAD: The State Government has issued orders appointing Haripreet Singh as the vice-chairman and MD of AP Dairy Development Cooperative Federation Ltd.,

Former Chief Secretary Sravan Kumar died
HYDERABAD: Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Secretary retired IAS officer Sravan Kumar died on Saturday due to illness. Sravan Kumar who was selected to IAS in 1953 worked as District Collector at Nalgonda, Guntur, Nellore, Hyderabad and held important positions in the State. He worked as State Electoral Officer in 1967 and worked as Chief Secretary from 1983-88.

Water grids at a cost of Rs.40,000 crore’, says Ayyannapatrudu
NARSIPATNAM (Visakhapatnam) : The Minister for Panchayat Raj Chintakayala Ayyannapatrudu speaking to media at RDO office here said that the Government is establishing water grids to cater the drinking and irrigation needs at a cost of Rs.40,000 crore. He said that the Prime Minister has positively responded to the request of extending 50 per cent of the funds from Centre. In survey that was conducted recently said that 62 lakh houses are not having toilets and the government would sanction for construction of toilets.

HRD Minister inaugurating e-learning system
VISAKHAPATNAM: Minister for HRD Ganta Srinivasa Rao has on Saturday inaugurated e-learning system at ZP High School at Madhurawada here for the first time. He said that the system will be introduced in all government schools in the State and the government will consider distributing of Ipads to students depending upon the success of the system, he said.

BC Study Circle Central Office
The State Government has identified the Gouthu Latchanna BC Study Circle at MVP Colony here as the Central Office for BC Study circles in the State. A GO has been issued to this effect on Saturday. The administration in respect of BC Study Circles will be held from here.

Actor Charan Raj enters temple with a revolver
KANIPAKAM: Tollywood Actor Charan Raj on August 29 the Day of Vinayaka Chaviti entered the Varasiddi Vinayaka Temple with a revolver in violation of the rules. Reacting over the incident, the actor said that he entered the temple in a hurry and apologized the police and security staff.

Sri Vari Brahmotsavams from September 26
TIRUMALA: The Brahmotsavams of Sri Venkateswara Swamy will be held from September 26 to October 4. The Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu will offer silk vastrams to Swamy. With this the TTD has cancelled on arjit sevas in the temple.

New flight service between Rajahmundry-Hyderabad
RAJAHMUNDRY: The Spice Jet is introducing another flight from Rajahmundry to Hyderabad from Monday. The flight that fly five days a week will leave Hyderabad and arrive here at 3pm and will leave for Hyderabad at 3.20pm in its return direction.

D.Ed. students commits suicide
NELLORE: A D.Ed. student Subhashini studying at Guttikonda Sriramlu D.Ed. collage committed suicide by pouring kerosene unable to bear the tortures by her teachers and some of the students. She was admitted at a private hospital with 60 per cent burn injuries and died while on treatment.

PDSU students stages dharna at Medical Counselling Centre
VIJAYAWADA: PDSU students on Saturday staged dharna in front of Dr NTR University of Health Sciences here demanding stopping of allotment of medical seats under NRI quota.

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