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July 9, 2014 - Hyderabad

Court serves summons to Dwaraka Peetam Sankarcharaya Swaroopananda
INDORE: A local court here served summons to Dwaraka Peetam Sankarcharaya Swaroopananda to appear before it on August 8. The court dealing with a petition filed by a devotee Svasamgiya from Razwada said that Swaroopananda had made comments on Sai Babu that hurts the sentiments of Sai Baba devotees. The magistrate Deepak Pande issued the summons.

Court permits Vijaya Sai Reddy to visit Karnataka and Tamil Nadu
HYDERABAD: Following a petition filed by Vijaya Sai Reddy who was the accused in YS Jagan Mohan Reddy disproportionate assets case was permitted to visit Karnataka and Tamil Nadu before October 31 on professional affairs. The court directed him to furnish his tour programme to the investigating agency well before.

Speaker Kodela Siva Prasada Rao meets President
NEW DELHI: Andhra Pradesh Assembly Speaker Dr.Kodela Siva Prasada Rao met the President of India Pranab Mukherjee, vice president Hamid Ansari and Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan. He met the Minister for Parliamentary Affairs M Venkaiah Naidu. Kodela has invited Union Minister for Finance Arun Jaitely, Venkaiah Naidu, Nazma Heptulla, Lok Sabha former Secretary General Subash Kasyp to attend a training session to AP State MLA on July 18 and 19.

‘Educational committees will be revived’, says Minister Kollu Ravindra
VIJAYAWADA: For proper organization of schools in the district, the issue of reviving educational committees is under consideration, said Minister for BC welfare, excise Kollu Ravindra. He said that the issue will be discussed in the State Cabinet meet. He held a review meeting with the District Educational Officers of 13 districts on Wednesday here.

The Minister reminded that under the supervision of the district committees, the administration schools went on well. He said that hostels will be coordinated with the study circles for giving proper training to the unemployed youth. Special officers will be posted for this purpose, said Kollu Ravindra. Efforts will be made to increase the occupancy in BC hostels and a meeting would be held with the parents of the hoteliers once in two months.

Chandrababu Naidu gives green signal for new crop insurance scheme
Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday gave green signal for the revised crop insurance scheme. With the revised scheme, though the premium is a little higher will extend various benefits and it will be introduced on an experimental basis in three districts from this Kahrif season. A cluster of villages will be made as a unit and crop cutting experiments will be conducted at eight places in a cluster and will be taken into consideration for claims of insurance.

Haleem festival on July 11
HYDERABAD: Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation and Telangana Hotels Association jointly organizes Haleem festival at Shilparavam on July 11from 5.30pm to 1.30am. Haleem manufacturers will be participating in the festival.

Lok Satta forms two executive committees
HYDERABAD: Lok Satta Party on Wednesday formed two separate executive committees to Telangana and Andhra Pradesh State. Andhra Pradesh State Lok Satta body is headed by DVVS Varma with 22 members while Allu Sivaramesh Reddy will be the general secretary. The office bearers for Telangana State will be elected at a State meet under the president ship of Disciplinary Committee chairman Kodandarama Rao.

IKEA company delegation meets KCR
HYDERABAD: IKEA company representatives from Sweden on Wednesday met the Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhara Rao. They proposed to establish a show room with an investment of Rs.600 crores at Hyderabad.

8 contract workers injured in MSM accident
VISAKHAPTNAM: An accident that occurred at Visakhapatnam Steel Plant on Wednesday at Steel Melting Shop -1 in which 8 contract workers were injured. All the injured were rushed to Steel General Hospital.

Visakhapatnam will be developed as an International Tourist spot
VISAKHAPTNAM: State Minister for HRD Ganta Srinivasa Rao inaugurating Vizag Night Package Tour bus said that the government is planning to develop Visakhapatnam into an International Tourist Spot. He said that an helicopter would be introduced to see and enjoy the natural beauty of Visakhapatnam.

Pilgrims can have Lord Venkateswara Swamy darshan within two hours
CHITOOR: Minister for Endowments P Manikyala Rao on Wednesday said that efforts are being made that ordinary pilgrims can have the darshan of Lord Venkateswara Swamy within two hours in a month. After he had the darshan at Devuni Kadapa at YSR district, he said that a committee would be formed to safe guard the lands that were grabbed.

MLC Adireddy fires on officials for violation of protocol
RAJAHMUNDRY: MLC Adireddy Apparao fired on the electricity officials for violation of the protocol. He said that he will not keep quite if he not made a part of the developmental works. His action came after a foundation stone was laid for an electrical sub-station at Korukonda Market Yard on Tuesday without his presence.

Railway Senior Section Engineer in CBI net
ONGOLE: CBI officials on Wednesday arrested a Senior Section Engineer, Lakshminarayna working at Giddalur Railway Station while taking a bribe of Rs.5,000 from a railway gang man Basha. Sources said that he is being shifted to Visakhapatnam while officials are conducting raids at the accused residence.

Students observe bandh demanding fee regulations in private institutions
NALGONDA: Students from various colleges observe bandh on Wednesday demanding more facilities at the educational institutions and Fee Regulatory Committee under the purview of the District Collector. They alleged that the private institutions are grabbing money in violation of the laid down rules and GO No.. 42. They organized a two wheeler rally.

Stage set for the arrest of Kavali MLA
NELLORE: Sources said that the police have set a stage for the arrest of Kavali YSRCP MLA Ramireddy Pratap Reddy in a fake liquor case. Police have already arrested 12 persons in the case.

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