Andhra Pradesh News on July 26, 2014
July 25, 2014 - Hyderabad
Gas leak rumours triggers panic
KAKINADA: The sudden release of natural gas from a GAIL pipeline at Vegayammapeta village near Ramachadrauram created panic among residences late on Saturday. A senior official of GAIL said that the pipeline was almost empty and there was no question of any leakage or fire. It may be recalled here that the panic of people is quite natural in the backdrop of recent gas leakage of GAIL that made the Mamidikuru village that killed many more persons in the recent past.
DGP Ramudu gets two years extension
HYDERABAD: The AP Government on Saturday issued orders extending the tenure of Director General of Police JV Ramudu who was to retire after five days citing the Apex Court directions on police reforms that the DGP should have a minimum of two years form the date of assumption of charge of the post irrespective of superannuation. It may be recalled that Ramudu an IPS officer of 1981 batch took charge on June 2.
Circle Inspector suspended on the charges of custodial death
ELURU: Tanuku Circle Inspector Govinda Rao was reportedly placed under suspension in a case of alleged custodial torture that caused the death of a person at Peravli on Friday night. Eluru Range DIG placed him under suspension in the wake of a massive protest over the issue locally. Sources said that Pulaparthi Srinivas was picked up for questioning in a theft case a couple of days ago but was allegedly died after he was let off after two days of police custody.
RTC union threatens strike from August 2
KADAPA: APSRTC Employees union on Saturday threatened to launch a strike on August 2 if the management failed to stop recovery of Credit Cooperative Society loans amounting to Rs.53 crore from RTC staff and workers every month. The Union State general secretary said that APSRTC Employees’ Thrift and Credit Cooperative Society had been disbursing loans to employees.
B.Ed. and M.Ed. courses will be for two years
HYDERABAD: The National Educational Council in its meeting at Bangalore on Saturday decided to conduct B.Ed. and M.Ed. course will go to two years from the existing one year provided no technical hindrances come The will come into force from 2015-15. The decision came following recommendations of Justice Varma committee.
Deputy Chief Minister Chinnarajappa visits Greenfield Blind School
Deputy Chief Minister N Chinnarajappa and Minister for Mines, Women and Child Welfare Minister Peetala Sujata on Saturday visited the Green Field Blind School in Kakinada.
Minister Sujata said that the school will be run by the State Government. The Deputy Chief Minister and Home Minister Chinnarajappa said that some persons hand is there behind the episode and an investigation will be made into the episode.
Subash Chandra Bose’s car traced
Indian Freedom Fighter, Subash Chandra Bose who used Baby ausutin car was traced at Barari Coak plant godown. Sources said that the car was used by Subash Chandra Bose during the period 1930-1941and was said to have been used by Subash Chandra Bose niece. The Bharat Cooking Coal Limited CMD Tapas Kumar Lahari has asked the plant general manager to handover it.
Police constable lands into trouble
A police constable working at Jeelugumilli police station in West Godavari finally landed into trouble following his indecent behavior with a woman who came to lodge a complaint.
According to sources, a police constable Satish working in Jangareddy police station has called up a woman to his quarters and behaved indecently.
The entire episode was pictured in a mobile. Higher officials have ordered for a probe in the episode. In earlier occasions too there were complaints of his indecent behavior.
PDSU gives call for 48 hour educational institutions bandh
HYDERABAD: Demanding immediate release of scholarship and fee dues and conduct of EAMCET counselling, the PDSU has given a 48 hour educational institutions bandh call on August 1 and 2. They appealed all sections of people to cooperative in their efforts.
Five students health condition precarious’, says health bulletin
HYDERABAD: Yashoda Hospitals in their health bulletin issued on Saturday said that the conditions of five students are precarious. They said that rest of 15 students are maintaining normal situation. They will be shifted to normal wards. It may be recalled here that Nanded passenger train has hit a school bus in which 16 killed including bus driver and cleaner on Thursday.
IAF chopper crash-Srikakulam native killed
SRIKAKULAM: Navy employee Lakshminarayana from Bosam village, Ranastalam mandal of Srikakulam was killed in Friday’s IAF helicopter crash in UP. A communiqué was received by the deceased relatives here.
Swipe Telecom launches tablet Swipe Slice
Swipe Telecom has launched a new tablet named Swipe Slice at a price of Rs.4,990.
The 7 inch capacitive touchscreen tablet that has dual SIM runs on Android v.4.2.2.Jelly Bean operating system and has voice calling feature. This table is available for purchase exclusively on Amazon.in.
At its heart is a 1.3GHz MT8312 dual-core processor along with 512MB of RAM. The tablet has 4GB of internal memory, which is expandable up to 32GB, and has a 3000mAh battery. The Swipe Slice tablet comes with a connectivity suite that includes EDGE, Bluetooth v 4.0, WiFi, USB port and GPS/AGPS. It comes in five colours options – Black, Red, Blue, Yellow and White.