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Andhra Pradesh News on July 21, 2014

July 21, 2014 - Hyderabad

Cabinet Committee decisions
• The State Cabinet meeting that was held on Monday has decided to fill up 456 posts contract/outsourcing in ICDS scheme.
• To bring an ordinance scrapping Market Committee.• To take action for round the clock supply of power.
• Action plan for NTR Sujala Sravanthi scheme.
• To strengthen the Rythu Bazar and control the prices of onions and tomatoes.

New SP takes charge
VISAKHAPATNAM: Dr Koya Praveen took charge as the new superintendent of Police of Visakhapatnam Rural from out-going SP Vikram Jeet Duggal on Monday. The 2009 batch of IPS officer earlier worked in Greyhounds in Visakhapatnam district as probationary officer.

Chandrababu Naidu condemns Green Fields School incident
HYDERABAD: The Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu has condemned the action of the Principal and Correspondent who caned three blind students indiscriminately at Kakinada. He directed the authorities to ensure that such incidents do not recur. Meanwhile, police registered a case against the duo.

Jagan Mohan Reddy case posted to August 11
HYDERABAD: The Special CBI court on Monday has posted the case of alleged quid-pro-quo investments involving the firms of YSRCP chief Jagan Mohan Reddy to August 11. Meanwhile, senior IAS officer B Sam Bob has filed a discharge petition in the special court.

Subbarami Reddy re-elected as CPP treasurer
HYDERABAD: Rajya Sabha member T Subbarami Reddy has been re-elected as treasurer for the Congress Parliamentary Party that has 112 MPs in the lower and Upper houses. Rajiv Sukla has been elected as secretary.
He was elected to the 11th and 12th Lok Sabha in 1996 and 1998 from Visakhapatnam and to the Rajya Sabha in 2002 and is continuing in that position for the third term. He served as minister of State for Mines between 2006 and 2008 and in 2012 he lost by-election to the Lok Sabha from Nellore to YSRCP candidate M Rajamohan Reddy.

RTI chief on three day visit to Tirupati
TIRUPATI: State Right to Information Commissioner Lam Tantiya Kumari would be on a three day visit to Tirupati from July 23 according to in charge Collector Ch. Sridhar Reddy. She will look into the cases related to RTI Act in Tirupati Municipal Corporation during her visit.

Police arrests Greenfield Blind School correspondent and Principal
KAKINADA: Police on Monday arrested the Principal and Correspondent of Greenfield Blind School here for their alleged manhandling the students. Meanwhile, the parents of the students staged a dhrna demanding stringent action on those responsible.

Government suggests Akbaruddin Owaisi not to visit
HYDERABAD: Maharashtra police have suggested MIM MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi not to visit Maharashtra on June 23 to participate in a public meeting. Thane Police Commissioner has sent notices to him as the situation there is not congenial.

Three international red sanders smugglers arrested
CHITOOR: The Chitoor police have arrested three international red sanders smugglers Mariyappan, Nagaraju and Samuel and seized red sanders worth over Rs.40 lakhs.

Gun misfires at INS Kalinga kills naval employee
VISAKHAPATNAM: A gun that misfired accidently killed one Naval staff Veerender. Sources said that Veerender (25) died while being moved to hospital Seven Hills Hospital. The incident happened at around 11.30pm. Details are yet to be received whether he committed suicide or gun fired accidently.

Sexual assault case against Sri Pratibha director
PRAKASAM: Based on a complaint from a girl student, police registered a case of sexual assault against Sri Pratibha College Director Nallari Venkateswarulu. The girl was sent to medical examination. The girl in her complaint reportedly told the police that several girl students committed suicide due to his sexual assaults created sensation in Ongole town.

Electrical transformer blast
MALIKIPURAM (East Godavari): Turpuplame village in Malikipuram mandal in East Godavari district, an electrical transformer blasted. Fire fighting personnel are trying to bring the flames under control.

Race for TTD Chairman hot up
The race for the Chairman of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam has taken a curious turn with the senior TDP leaders are trying the catch it.It may be recalled that the TDP president Nara Chandrababu Naidu himself publicly announced during the poll campaigning of the name of Chadulawada Krishna Murty for the coveted post has took a dramatic turn following debacle of several party leaders. Party sources said that the six time MLA, albeit has humiliating defeat in the poll still remains a trusted one to the Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu.

Training for ISRO engines at SHAR
NELLORE: A five day training programme on ‘Rocket launch systems readiness’ will be held from July 21 to 25 under the chairmanship of MBN Murty, Chief General Manager, LSSF at the Satish Dhavan Space Centre, Sriharikota Range. Nearly 454 engineers of the Indian Space Research Organization are participating in this programme.

Online passport mela on July 26
VISAKHAPTNAM: One more online passport mela will be held at the Passport Seva Kendra on July 26. The online appointments would be released three days prior to the mela. Only fresh/normal and fresh/reissue applications will be accepted at the mela. Applicants have to book their appointments themselves on the website.

Government is ready with drought contingency plans
GUNTUR: Minister for agriculture Patti Pulla Rao said on Sunday that the State Government was getting ready with contingency plans to tackle a possible drought situation in view of deficit rainfall in most part of the State. He said that the State Government was keen on encouraging drip irrigation in a large way in view of the drought situation. The minister said that the Government has sanctioned Rs.340 crore in the first phase to encourage drip irrigation and offer subsidies. Pulla Rao said that there was no shortage of seed and fertilizers for the kharif.

Supreme Court posts EAMCET counselling case adjourned to August 4
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday adjourned the case on the counselling of EAMCET to August 4. The court granted time to AICETE and Andhra Pradesh Government. The Court while taking up the plea of Telangana government that wanted time for conduct of counselling, the court wanted to hear the AP government version.

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