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July 10, 2014 - Hyderabad

‘Save Indian Family Foundation’ welcomes Apex Court directions
VISAKHAPATNAM: Welcoming the Supreme Court order to end automatic arrests of men, their parents and relatives under section 498-A of IPC and anti-dowry cases, the members of Save Indian Family Foundation demanded the police to follow. According to SIFF, reports from National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) for 2013 have revealed that 64,098 married men have committed suicide as against 29,491 married women who ended their lives. ‘Family disputes are the main reason of suicide of people in India. In 2013, more than 24 per cent of all suicides were due to family reasons’ said Rukma Chary of SIFF .

DWACRA women groups stage dharna
PEDDAPURAM: DWACRA women groups under the banner of All India Praja Tantra Mahila Sangam staged a dharna at the RDO office here demanding immediate waiver of DWACRA loans. Earlier, they organized a rally and submitted a memorandum to the RDO office AO Krishna Rao. They alleged that the TDP that came to power with the assurance of waiver of loans but is postponing the same.

Noted Mridangam player Mullapudi Srirama Murty expired
Noted mridangam player Mullapudi Srirama Murty died at a hospital in Visakhapatnam on Thursday. Mullapudi Srirama Murty (71) is survived by wife and two sons. He began his career with All India Radio in 1974 and was A Top grade artiste. He was born at Peddapuram in East Godavari.
Mullapudi gave his first concert at the age of 11 and received an award form the then President of India Dr.S Radhakrishnan at the age of 20. He accompanied with Balamuralikrishna, Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer, KV Narayana Murty and Nedunuri Krishna Murty among others.

Krishnapatnam gets boost in the budget
NELLORE: The Central Government announced to develop Krishnapatnam port town into a ‘Industrial Smart City’. The Union Government’s decision to develop the port town comes in the light of the proposed investments by the Japan International Cooperation Agency in the Krishnapatnam-Chennai-Bangalore industrial corridor.

Vikan Raj appointed as Vice-Chancellor of Kakatiya University
HYDERABAD: Telangana State Higher Education Secretary Vikan Raj has been appointed as in charge Vice-Chancellor of Kakatiya University. Sailaja Ramayyar has been appointed as in charge Vice Chancellor of Mahatma Gandhi University, Nalgonda.

Special Status for Telangana sought
HYDERABAD: TRS MPs demanded a Special Status category to Telangana State. They said that gross injustice was done to Telangana State in the Union Budget. They alleged that the budget is drafted in a way that benefits the States that are under NDA rule. The MPs said that 8 districts in Telangana State are backward and the Government has not responded to even one of the 14 points raised by Telangana Chief Minister, K Chandrasekhara Rao.

Telangana Deputy Chief Minister holds review meeting
HYDERABAD: Telangana Deputy Chief Minister Rajaiah on Thursday held a review meeting with the officials. He wanted the officials to introduce biometric system in government hospitals. He said that severe action would be taken on those doctors who refer medicines outside hospital.

YSRCP leader Umareddy Venkateswarulu opposes FDI in Defence
GUNTUR: YSRCP Central Board member Umareddy Venkateswarulu opposed the move of the Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitely of Foreign Direct Investments in Defence by 49 per cent. He said that the move is dangerous to the country, he opined. He said that there is no mention of loan waiver move of TDP in the budget and also on Polavaram project. He said that the Centre was kept on silence on the Rs.15,900 deficit State budget and also on Vizag-Vijayawada Metro Rail project.

Jana Sena Party announces action will be taken on those misuse party name for gains
HYDERABAD: Jana Sena Party on Thursday in a statement said that stringent action will be taken on those who are collecting funds from the public in the name of Jana Sena Party. They said that the party has nothing to do with any such activities. The party said that it will announce the future course of action after receipt of recognition from Election Commission.

Telangana Government files petition in Supreme Court
Telangana Government has filed a petition in Supreme Court urging to permit to extend the date up to October 31 for admissions into Engineering stream.

‘Injustice done to Telangana State’, says KCR
HYDERABAD: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhara Rao expressed dissatisfaction over the budget saying that except Horticulture University, there is nothing for Telangana State. He said that it is not a new one but was a commitment in the AP State Reorganization Bill. TRS leader K Kesava Rao demanded an AIIMS to Telangana on lines with Andhra Pradesh.

Telangana Tourism announces Hyderabad-Srisailam package tour
HYDERABAD: Telangana Tourism has announced a one day Hyderabad-Srisailam package tour in AC mini bus from July 12 and the tariff will be Rs.990 for adult and Rs.800 for child. The bus will leave Central Reservation office at Basheerbag and reach Srisailam for darshan. The tourist will have a tea break at Dindi. Further details may be had on 98480-07028.

GHMC workers strikes to work- demands 27 per cent increment
Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation workers comprising of 13 categories workers demanding 27 per cent increment went on strike from the midnight of Wednesday. With their strike to work, as many 850 vehicles transporting garbage was held up.
GHMC Commissioner Somesh Kumar on Wednesday morning is holding talks with the representatives of the striking workers. On the other side, GHMC is making alternative arrangements.

ACB conduct raids on SC/ST hostels
HYDERABAD: Anti-Corruption Bureau on Thursday conducted raids on SC/ST hostels in Ananthapuram, YSR district, Guntur, West Godavari, Nellore and Chitoor simultaneously and seized records. The raids are continuing in Bhimadol, Kota Rama Chandrapuram in West Godavari, Renta Chintala, in Guntur, Kullur in Kalavai mandal in Nellore, Revuru in Anantapur, Badvel in YSR district, Addatigala, Annavaram in East Godavari, Tottembedu, Nadimpalli in Chitoor districts. The raids gained importance at a time when allegations of misappropriation is on the high side in these hostels.

District Collector Lokesh Kumar transferred
ANANTHAPUR: The State Government has transferred the District Collector Lokesh Kumar as Director of Survey and Land Records and Salmon Araokya Raj who is the Visakhapatnam District Collector was posted in his place.
Lokesh Kumar assumed charge on June 13, 2013 as the District Collector and an officer of undisputed personality. He had his style of functioning in the state and mingled with the officials and with the people. He will be relieving from the post on Thursday by handing over the charge to the joint collector Satyanrayana.

TTD plans break darshan at Tiruchanoor temple
CHITOOR: Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam Joint Executive Officer Pola Bhaskar said that arrangements are being made to introduce break darshan at Padmavati Ammavaru at Tiruchanoor. He said that he held discussions with the officials and priests for implementing break darshan without causing any inconvenience to common devotees.

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