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July 23, 2014 - Hyderabad

Cement prices comes down by Rs.20 to Rs.25
HYDERABAD: Cement companies have decided to bring down the prices by Rs.20 to Rs.25 a bag in both Telangana and Andhra Pradesh States. It may be recalled that CREDAI has observed Cement holiday following steep hike in the prices. The decision came following the initiative of Telangana Chief Secretary Rajiv Sharma who held discussions with builders and cement company representatives.

Solar park to come at Kadiri
GUNTUR: National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has come forward to establish a solar park at Kadiri. NTPC committee visited Nagarjunasagar project on Wednesday to establish 500 mw solar park. Solar Energy Corporation representatives have visited Kadiri in Anatapur on Tuesday for establishing solar park.

Santanu Mukherjee appointed as SBH MD
HYDERABAD: Santanu Mukherjee has been appointed as Managing Director of State Bank of Hyderabad following retirement of Bhagavati Rao. He started his career as Probationer Officer worked in SBI, SBT and SBBJ and held important assignment. Prior to his appointment, he was the Chief General Manager of SBBJ and earlier he worked as CEO of SBI during 2004-08.

GVMC to disconnect cable networks
VISAKHAPATNAM: TV cables of operators will be disconnected following their not submitting details of use of poles, fee paid and whether permission is obtained or not to GVMC. They are given a week’s notice. The GVMC Commissioner MV Satyanarayana said notices were sent to cable networks to attend a meeting on Wednesday with relevant details. However, except a representative of Sridevi Cable Network none attended. He said that the Cable operators have to look for alternative arrangements, he said.

Mandal vice-chairman put off
KADAPA: The Mydukur mandal vice-president election was put off for a day third time on Wednesday as the elected MPTC members did not turn up for the meeting. The mandal vice-president election was put off on three occasions so far owing to lack of consensus as two candidates of the TDP belonging to different communities, were vying for the post.

ACB unearths Rs.4 crore assets
SRIKAKULAM: ACB officials on Wednesday unearthed disproportionate assets worth over Rs.4 crore from the house of RVV Prasada Rao, assistant director of Horticulture Department who is also in-charge of Micro Irrigation Department. Seven teams of ACB conducted raids on the houses of him and his family members. According to ACB, he and his family members own four apartments and 30 sites in various places. In another raid on the Deputy Commercial Tax Officer Anusuya, sister of Prasada Rao could not find anything.

Philosophical Congress to be held in the city
RAJAHMUNDRY: The city is set to host Indian Philosophical Congress for the first time after its inception in 1926. The Vice Chancellor of Adikavi Nannaya University Prof.George Victor has said that 89 sessions of IPC would be held in Rajahmundry from January 5 to 8, 2015.

Ganta Srinivasa Rao appeals T Government not to make an issue
After meeting the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Anil Goswami, M Venkaiah Naidu and Smruthi Irani, AP Minister for HRD Ganta Srinivasa Rao speaking media asked Telangana Government to make Nativity an issue.

The HRD Minister said that making 1956 as a cut-off date is in violation of the Indian Constitution. He said that under article 371D and six point formula clearly laid down the rules for fixing nativity. He said that the Union Minister assured to settle the issue.

Trans Asia flight crashed
A Trans Asia flight crashed at airport while landing killing 51 persons and injuring seven while landing in emergency.

NTR Sujala Sravanti begins from October 2
HYDERABAD: NTR Sujala Sravanti programme will begin from October 2 in 5,000 villages, said Minister Minister for Roads and Buildings & Ports, Ayyannapatrudu. Rs. 150 crores sought for funds in the budget. He said that the Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu will meet the industrialists on August 2.

Women Trainee ticket examiner attacked
HYDERABAD: A women trainee ticket examiner Kausalaya was attacked by two passengers at MMTC train moving from Secunderabad to Lingampally in Hyderabad when she wanted them to show tickets. The injured TTC after reaching Banjarahills station was shifted to Lalaguda hospital and the accused were taken into custody.

5 kilos gold ornaments seized at Shamshabad airport
HYDERABAD: The customs officials on Wednesday seized five kilos of gold ornaments from two women passengers and the accused were taken into custody.

Police force will be brought on to track’, says Deputy Chief Minister
RAJAHMUNDRY: The AP Deputy Chief Minister Chinarajappa speaking on Wednesday said that the police system will be brought to track. He said that the system will be strengthened within one month right from base to top. He said that the promotions to the top posts have been over. On loan waiver to farmers and DWCRA groups, there is an additional burden of Rs.43,000 crores on the government.

ACB conducts raids on government officials
SRIKAULAM: Anti-Corruption Bureau Officials on Wednesday conducting simultaneous raids on the residences of Minor Irrigation Project Director Varaprasad and DCTO Anasuya. The ACB officials are also conducting raids at their relatives’ residences too.

JV Ramudu is the new DGP
HYDERABAD: The appointment of JV Ramudu as Director General of Police, Andhra Pradesh has been cleared by the section panel of Union Public Service Commission. The panel that met in New Delhi on Monday cleared his name he will be in the post for two years.

Loan waiver scheme is a bold decision’, says Devineni Uma
HYDERABAD: The Minister for Major Irrigation Devineni Umamaheswara Rao termed the decision of Chandrababu Naidu on loan waiver as a bold one. He said that the YSR government has failed to place the government’s version before the Brijesh Kumar Tribunal. Devineni Uma Maheswara Rao said that they would place before it on Thursday. He said that TDP is the only one party that has been fighting for the cause of farmers.

‘Poverty less State is on the cards’, says Chandrababu Naidu
HYDERABAD: Interacting with DWCRA women group members in Hyderabad, the AP Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu assured to make the State as poverty less State. Speaking to them, he said that the Congress government has neglected them and TDP would strive to make farming a profitable one. He waived the loans as part of act in the direction.

Deputy Chief Minister Chinarajappa inaugurates Women Protection Cell
HYDERABAD: AP Deputy Chief Minister Chinarajappa on Wednesday inaugurated a Women Protect Cell. The AP Government has created 119 for this purpose.

Coromandel International Limited posts Rs.25.32 crore profit
HYDERABAD: The Coromandel International Limited has posted a net profit of rs.25.32 crore while it stood at Rs.14.35 crore during the last year. The Company said that The Company said the results for the quarter ended March 31, 2014 were the balancing figures between the audited figures of the full financial year ended March 31, 2014.

Karvey offers small loans for purchase of commercial vehicles
HYDERABAD: Karvey Finance has introduced vehicle loans of up to Rs.10 lakh for commercial vehicles in a tenure of one to 5 years period. These loans are offered to small size vendors, distributions and wholesalers for commercial purposes. Karvey said that sanction will be accorded within three days from the date of application and offers attractive rates of interest.

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