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July 12, 2014 - Hyderabad

Welfare Schemes will be linked with Aadhar’, says Yanamala Ramakrishnudu
ANNAVARAM: State Minister for Finance, Yanamala Ramakrishnudu said that all the welfare schemes will be linked with Aadhar card. He said efforts in this direction are on.

‘Polavaram project is the life and death issue for Andhra people’, says Union Minister Ashok Gajapati Raju
KARIMNAGAR: Union Minister for Civil Aviation P Ashok Gajapathi Raju speaking to press here said that the merging of submergence prone mandals in Andhra Pradesh is the decision of the UPA government and was implemented by NDA. He said that the water needs of Andhra Pradesh can only be fulfilled with Polavaram project. He reminded that Bhadrachalam division was in Andhra Pradesh prior to 1956 and Telangana protagonists should remember of this’, he said.

SSC Supplementary results on Sunday
HYDERABAD: The SSC Advanced Supplementary examination results will be released on Sunday at 12 non at the Directorate of Government Examinations. The results will be available on,,, and, The results can also be available at all AP Online and Mee Seva Centres showing grades, grade points and GPA.

Oil refinery and naphtha cracker unit near Masulipatnam
VIJAYAWADA: AP Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday hinted the possibility of setting up an oil refinery and a naphtha cracker unit in the vicinity of Musulipatnam port. Speaking to press on Saturday, he said the potential river Krishna had to be fully tapped in addition to that of other natural resources which were aplenty in the State. On the formation of State capital, it would be finalized soon.

Teacher held on the charges of ganja smuggling
VISAKHAPATNAM: Chintapalli police on Saturday arrested a government teacher along with three others for allegedly trying to smuggle nearly 85 kgs. of dry ganja that valued at Rs.4 lakhs. The arrested teacher was identified as G Rambabu, teacher at MPUP School, Kottagunala village.

HRD Minister launches issue of instant birth and death certificates
VISAKHAPATNAM: Minister for Human Resources Development Ganta Srinivasa Rao has launched the issue of high-security instant birth and death certificate by the Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) on Saturday. Training was given to staff of 17 hospitals that included VGH, Krishna, Seven Hills, Kanaka Durga, AMG and Manipal. The hospitals would be linked online with GVMC zone offices.The Minister lauded the efforts of the GVMC Commissioner MV Satyanrayana who introduced it in a short span of 20 days after a thorough exercise. Commissioner Satyanarayana said that the GVMC was the second municipal corporation introducing the high-security certificates. He said to prevent forgery, it has Quickreader code and security threat.

TTD Board trustee administered oath
TIRUMALA: Principal Secretary Revenue (Endowments) Jagadish Chander Sharma on Saturday was sworn-in as ex-officio member of the TTD Board of trustees. At a ceremony organized at the Bangaru Vakili inside the temple, Tirumala based JEO KS Srinivasa Raju administered him oath of office.

‘Temple committees will be scrapped’, says Minister Manikyala Rao
PITHAPURAM: State Minister for Endowments P Manikyala Rao said that the government will be releasing an order scrapping temple committees in a couple of days. He said that efforts are on to post the details of assets, income and expenditure on line.

Siddhartha Jain assumes as District Collector
CHITOOR: Siddhartha Jain on Sunday assumed the charge as the District Collector on Sunday.

APNGOs donate a day’s salary to Chief Minister’s relief fund
VIJAYAWADA: Ashok Babu announced that the APNGO will donate a day’s salary to the Chief Minister’s relief fund. He appealed the Chief Minister to utilize the amount for Arogya Sri and Old Age pension. Speaking to media, APNGO’s Association president said that the development of the State is the responsibility of the Centre. He wanted to do away the outsourcing system and regularizing the contract system. He wanted the government to implement the PRP and issue health cards to employees immediately.

GVMC plans to open night Rythu Bazars
VISAKHAPATNAM: GVMC plans to set up a night bazaar on the Beach Road. Commissioner MV Satyanarayana visited a site opposite Nova East Point House on Beach Road on Friday to examine the feasibility of setting up a night bazar. A release said that’ GVMC is planning setting up restaurants, eateries and small shops selling various goods of interest to tourists during odd hours. The project is currently at a preliminary stage. If the project turns into a reality, people can access shop’.

Two TDP MPTCs arrested
DEVARAPALLI (East Godavari Dist.): Police on Saturday arrested two MPTCs belonging to TDP on the charges of attack on the election officials in the Devarapalli MPTC elections. They were sent to remand.

Opposing Polavaram Bill by Congress leaders is anti-constitutional’, says Venkaiah Naidu
NEW DELHI: Speaking to press on Saturday, Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu said that the Congress leaders opposing the Polavaram Bill is anti-constitutional. He said that the ordinance has come even before the division of the State. He wanted the leaders to know where these mandals are in which State. He said that the decision was taken by the then Congress Government and it is ridiculous that the Congress leaders are opposing the Bill. He reminded that the Congress president Sonia Gandhi has earlier written a letter to Narendra Modi for speedy completion of the project.

MCI sanctions 200 additional medical seats to Telangana State
HYDERABAD: Telangana State Deputy Chief Minister Rajaiah said that the Medical Council of India sanctioned an additional of 200 seats to Osmania University taking the total to 800 seats. Rajaiah said that there is no hike in the fee structure and efforts are on to implement Arogya Sri programme in an efficient manner. He said that a super specialty hospital will be established in each of the districts in the State.

GHMC sanctions Rs.30 crore worth of works
HYDERABAD: The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has sanctioned Rs.30 crore worth of works at mosques and temples for the festivals of Bonalu and Ramzan, said GHMC Commissioner Somesh Kumar. He said that elaborate arrangement including deployment of JCBs and tippers were made. City Police Commissioner Mahender Reddy said 15,000 police personnel were deployed for the peaceful conduct of the festivals.

Justice Samudrala Govindarajulu appointed as Chairman of APAT
HYDERABAD: Former Andhra Pradesh High Court justice Samudrala Govindarajulu was appointed as the Chairman of the AP Administrative Tribunal (APAT) for a period of 5 years.

40 DSPs reverted and 28 promoted
HYDERBAD: DGP said that on the directions from the Supreme Court, 28 Inspectors were promoted as Deputy Superintendent of Police while 40 DSP were reverted as Inspectors. The Centre has already has given consent for creation of 134 super numerary posts. Those reverted are likely to be posted in the super-numerary posts.

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