Andhra Pradesh News on January 12, 2014
January 12, 2014 - Hyderabad
- 'Exempt APSRTC from bandh', apples Employees Union
Seemandhra Employees Union convener Damodar Rao appealed to exempt APSRTC from participating in the Bandh on January 17 and 18. In a statement on Sunday, he said that if the ASRTC buses did not ply, private operators will encash the people.
- Car driver too is accused in Mumbai dancer alleged rape case
CCS DCP Pala Raju said on Sunday that the car driver too is committed crime in the Mumbai dancer rape case in Hyderabad and launched a hunt to nab him. He said that the police have arrested Venkata Raju, event manager Happy Desouja on Saturday while Ajay Sarma was arrested on Sunday while Harikrishna surrendered himself before Boyanapalli Police
- Samaikyandhra Parirakshana Samithi will launch its agitation from Monday
The Samaikyandhra Parirakshana Samithi will launch it's next phase of agitation from Monday. APNGOs association district president Sk.Bahseer Babu said in Ongole that its State president P Ashok Babu would set ablaze the AP State Reorganization Bill in 'Bhogimanta' at the PVR Municipal Boys High School grounds. ' We will finalize a series of stirs to put pressure on MLAs from Seemandhra to reject the bill outright and ensure that the bill Is not take up in the Parliament session in February, he said. The Samithi would hold an all-party meeting on January 14 to carry forward the struggle cutting across the party lines. The students would be in the forefront of the agitation to impress upon the Centre to reconsider its decision.
- South Central Railway collected Rs.20 lakh fine on Saturday
The South Central Railway that focussed steps to handle Sankranti rush and smooth flow of passengers conducted searches of ticketless travellers, unbooked luggage. It collected a whooping amount of Rs.20 lakhs on a single day on Saturday according to a press release.
The release said that 103 trains including 62 express, 19 passengers and 22 MMTS trains were checked and found 4673 persons travelling without travel authority. The release said that they collected Rs.6.2 lakhs due ticketless travel and Rs.13.6 lakhs on account of irregular travel and collected Rs.0.23 lakhs for un-booked luggage said the release.
- 'Uday Kiran not signed as guarantor, says Sangeeta
Financier Sangeeta said that Tollywood actor Uday Kiran who committed suicide recently has not put his signature as guarantor for the amount lent to his former Manager and present producer Munna. She said that she last met Uday Kiran in December last as Munna shut down his office. She said that she only visited Uday Kiran.
- Customs officials conduct raid on the producer Dil Raju
Officials of Customs on Saturday raided the office of the Telugu noted producer Dil Raju at Srinagar Colony in Hyderabad. . His big-budget movie Yevadu starring Ramcharan Tej, Shruti Haasan, Emy Jackson, Allu Arjun and Kajal, directed by Pydipalli Vishnu, is set for release on Sunday.
- APSRTC soon to have GPS-GPRS technology enabled buses
APSRTC Hyderabad Executive Director A Koteswararao said that these will be deployed in Maheswaram, Farooqnagar and Falaknuma bus depots and will add the existing 3,700 services. The technology will help the authorities run them as per schedule and punctuality.
Koteswararao said that of them, 150 would be procured by the Corporation and the rest under the JNNURM scheme. Most of them would be meant for augmentation and 25 per cent of them would replace the old ones, he said. Last year, 193 new buses were introduced and considering the high demand, the number was increased to 575 this year. The Executive Director said that two more bus stations one at Kcheguda and another at Farooqnagar would come up shortly.
- 'We were in love for one and half years before marriage', says Vishita
The police who are investigating the suicide case of Tollywood hero Uday Kiran once again interrogated Vishita as part of investigation.
Vishita told to the police that Uday Kiran was away from his parents for the last six years. She informed the police that Uday Kiran was facing financial problems. He always thinks of the image. He worried over for not being invited for the hundred years of Cinema festival. They were of the opinion that dull career prospects coupled with financial problems might have prompted him to take the extreme step.