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July 2, 2014 - Hyderabad

Cabinet sub panel on Godavari pushkaralu

HYDERABASD: The State Government has decided to form a five-member Cabinet Sub Committee to oversee preparations and arrangements for the Godavari pushkaralu in August next year. They are Finance Minister Y Ramakrishnudu, Endowments Minister P Manikyala Rao, Municipal Administration Minister P Narayana and Medical and Health Minister Kamineni Srinivas.

Aid for Chennai building collapse victims

HYDERABAD: Andhra Pradesh State Government has announced that besides ex-gratia of Rs.5 lakhs in the Chennai building collapse and Rs.50, 000 to the injured, medical expenses would be totally reimbursed and Rs.25,000 to each affected family towards wage loss and miscellaneous expenses. Free accommodation, food and local transport their return journey would be provided.

AP Students will get total fee reimbursement

HYDERABAD: The Minister for Social Welfare, R Kishore Babu said that that the government was committed to implement fee-reimbursement to all the eligible students. He said that the move to deny the fee-reimbursement benefit to Andhra Pradesh students would amount to violation of Article 371(D) of the AP State Reorganization Act. He said that the State Government would extend the benefit to 20,000 Telangana students studying in the State in line with the Act.

Central Government constitutes a panel to resolve power issues

HYDERABAD: The Central Government has on Tuesday constituted a committee to resolve issues related to power sector. The six-member committee will function under the chairmanship of Neeraj Mathur, the Chairperson of the Central Electricity Authority. Members include CEO of Power Systems Operation Corporation, SK Soonee, COO, Power Grid Corporation of India, YK Sehgal, Energy Secretaries from both States on their nominees and Director (Operations and Maintenance) Ministry of Power. The committee may co-opt any other member from the Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission for both States for deliberations, whenever it is felt necessary.

CPI lashes out Chandrababu Naidu on Loan waiver

HYDERABAD: State Secretary of the CPI (Andhra Pradesh) K Ramakrishna has said that the Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu is adopting delaying methods on farm loan waiver. Speaking at a press conference on Wednesday, he demanded that the AP State Government come out with a specific plan saying farmers needed loans urgently for their khariff season. ‘The Finance Minister Ramakrishnudu and Chief Minster Naidu both worked as financed ministers know what is needed. He asked what the need for instituting a committee again. ’ he asked.

AU School of Distance Education to award gold medals

VISAKHAPATNAM: Andhra University School of Distance Education (AUSDE) will award gold medals and prizes to toppers of its various courses’, said Vice-chancellor GSN Raju. Participating at the birth anniversary celebrations of former Vice Chancellor Dr.L Bullayya, he appreciated SDE Director LD Sudhakara Babu for donating Rsl.50,000 towards the gold medals and prizes.

DSC notification every year’, says HRD Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao

HYDERABAD: AP State Minister for Human Resources Development Ganta Srinivasa Rao said that plans to recruit teachers every year through the District Selection Notification and also took at the possibility of terminating the Teachers Eligibility Test. He said that teacher recruitment was on top of agenda as primary education would be given importance in the new government.

Police held two in an attack on Junior Doctors

HYDERABAD: The police have arrested two persons who have alleged attacked two junior doctors at Gandhi Hospital on Monday. The police assured the agitating doctors that the remaining two will be he nabbed and CCTVs will be installed at the earliest. On the second demand of posting of SPG forces, a decision will be announced by the Telangana Government. Telangana Government Doctors Association president Dr.T Sravan Kumar said that the doctors at Osmania General Hospital and Kakatiya Medical College will be joining the agitation on Wednesday and it will continue till an assurance comes from Telangana Government.

‘Legal battle on Telangana State is likely on fee reimbursement’, says Ravela Kishore Babu.

HYDERABAD: AP Minister for Social Welfare, Ravela Kishore Babu said that Telangana Government is going against the Constitution in respect of Fee reimbursement. He threatened that the State Government will not hesitate to take legal recourse in this aspect. He said that the SC/ST sub plan will be implemented in the State strictly and the government is thinking of enhancing the subsidy in price of seeds that are given to SC and STs.

‘Congress withdraws from the Chairman Election fray in Telangana Council.

HYDERABAD: Congress party has withdrawn from the election fray for the post of Chairman in the Telangana Legislative Council. Alleging that the Chairman election is not being conducted in lines with the democratic principles, Congress senior leader D Srinivas questioned the concept of secret ballot and demanded postponement of elections. However, the election process went on in the Council.

‘Swamy Goud elected:
TRS candidate Swamy Goud was elected as the Chairman for the Telangana Legislative Council. All the 21 votes polled went in favor TRS candidate while 8 Congress MLCs voted the TRS candidate. The Congress who cast their votes to Swamy Goud are Amos, Bhupal Reddy, Rajalingam., Jagadeswar Reddy, Bhanuprasad, Yadav Reddy, Rajeswara Rao.

‘Rs.30 kilo rice scheme inaugurated’.

ANANTAPURAM: The Minister for IT, Palle Raghunath Reddy inaugurating the Rs.30 kilo rice scheme here along with Minister Paritala Suneeta said that IT hubs will come at Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada, Kakinada and Ananthapuram. Speaking on the occasion, Paritala Sunita said that the belt shops at the Rythu Bazars will be removed and all steps would be taken that all the essential commodities will be available at Rythu Bazars.

‘No clarity on AP State Capital’, says Deputy Chief Minister Krishna Murty.

HYDERABAD: The AP Deputy Chief Minister KE. Krishna Murty said that there was no clarity on the State Capital. He said that the issue of land has become a problem and the government is thinking of taking it at 55:45 ratios.

EAMCET supplementary ranks released

As many as 11,502 students failed despite qualifying in the engineering stream of EAMCET this year and 3,991 candidates qualified in the medical stream, but failed in the Intermediate examinations. The EAMCET convener, N.V. Ramana Rao, said that 13,075 students were given supplementary ranks as they cleared the Intermediate in the Advanced Supplementary examinations. Also, about 4,351 were given ranks in the medical stream taking the total supplementary rank to 17,426.

Intermediate first year Advanced Supplementary results announced

HYDERABAD: Minister for HRD Ganta Srinivasa Rao on Wednesday released the first year intermediate advanced supplementary results.

AIIMS gives raise sensational statement

NEW DELHI: All India Institute of Medical Sciences forensics department on Wednesday raised sensation remarks. They said that they were forced to say that death of the former Union Minister Sashidaharoor’s wife Sunanda Pushkar as of natural death. Union Minister for for Medical and Health Harsha Vardhan sought a fresh report.

Rajolu former MLA Venkata Ramaraju dies

KAKINADA: Rajolu former MLA Venkata Rama Raju (80) died at his native Sarpavaram on Monday night. He was the first MLA from Rajolu constituency on CPI.

State Government files special leave petition

GUNTUR: The Andhra Pradesh Government has filed a Special Leave Petition (SLP) in Supreme Court challenging the High Court’s verdict acquitting 56 accused in the Tsundur massacre case. The SLP was filed on June 30 and the Government has appointed V Raghunath and Bojja Tarakam as Special public prosecutors to take up the case.

Online registration for PF Code number

VISAKHAPTNAM: Union Minister for Steel, Mines, Labour and Employment Narendra Singh Tomar has launched online registration of establishments for allotment of Provident Fund Code number. In the past, establishments who hand to take PF Code number were required to make a physical application and submit the same at the PF office concerned, said PF Commissioner RK Sahoo on Tuesday.

24 persons held for digging semi-precious stones

VISAKHAPATNAM: The GK Veedhi police on Tuesday arrested 24 persons on the charges of digging semi-precious stones in an illegally run quarry near Gurralagondi village in the Visakhapatnam Agency. All the arrested were locals and hailed from Chintapalli and GK Veedhi mandals according to police.

New sand policy shortly’, says Minister for Women and Child Welfare Sujata

ELURU: Minister for Women and Child Welfare Peetala Sujata said on Wednesday that a new sand policy will come up in a week days’ time by the government. She said that the policy would include measures to take safeguard the environment. Stringent measures will be taken up on those who violate the norms including slapping of PD Act, IPC 3,7 and 9 sections. She said that she appealed the Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu to make Eluru as the State capital for the State.

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