Andhra Pradesh News on June 16, 2014
June 16, 2014 - Hyderabad
- Minor's rape and murder-Additional DG visits crime spot
VINUKONDA (Guntur): Additional Director General of Police, CID Ch. Dwaraka Tirumala Rao on Monday reviewed the progress of investigation in the case relating to the rape and murder of a 10 year old girl near Vinukonda. He visited the scene following the instructions of the Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu and directed the police officers to send samples of garments, body parts to the AP State Forensic Science Laboratory Hyderabad.
- Krishi Vignan Kendras to come up in two States
HYDERABAD: The Centre has transferred 21.93 acres belonging to the Central Tobacco Research Institute to the Agriculture University campus of Rajahmundry at the instance of the Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu. A press release said that the Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh agreed to immediately establish an Agriculture University in Andhra Pradesh and a Horticulture University in Telangana.The Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh also agreed to set up Krishi Vignan Kendras (KVKs) in East Godavari, Visakhapatnam and Guntur, Karimnagar, Medak and Rangareddy districts.
- Jagan Mohan Reddy, Srinivasan, four former ministers appear in CBI court
HYDERABAD: The Principal Special Court for CBI cases on Monday said that the arguments on charges, a judicial process before the framing of charges against the accused, in the pharmaceutical companies' aspect of the quid pro quo investments cases will be taken up from July 21. Most of the accused in the ten aspects of the quid pro quo cases including the 1A YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, MD of India Cements Ltd., N Srinivasan, former ministers J Geeta Reddy, Dharmana Prasada Rao, P Sabitha Indra Reddy, Mopidevi Venkata Ramana, auditor of Jagan Mohan Reddy's firms V Vijay Sai Reddy along with others named attended the court to mark their presence.
- Chandrababu Naidu to address Secretariat staff
HYDERABAD: Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu will address the AP Secretariat employees on June 19 after he takes charges at the Lake View Guest House. This follows a request form AP Secretariat Employees Association.
- Woman set ablaze
NELLORE: A married woman was allegedly set ablaze by her husband following domestic disputes over his drinking habit at Kadanuthala in Bogolu area in Nellore. The condition of the victim is said to be serious.
- Government decides to set up OCTOPUS office at Tirupati
Andhra Pradesh Government has decided to set up OCTOPUS office at Renigunta in Tirupati. OCTOPUS was first created at Hyderabad on October 1, 2007 in an effort to handle extremist operations. It selected 500 officers from the police department and was given commando training. A 90 member team is at present guarding Tirumala following inputs from Central Intelligence wings. Following bifurcation of the State, the central office of the wing has been allotted to Telangana. The residuary government of Andhra Pradesh has after verification of Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam and Tirupati finally has agreed to set up the office at Tirupati.
- 'IT industry has to be developed', says Palle Raghunath Reddy
HYDERABAD: The Minister for Information Technology, Minority welfare and Public Relations Palle Raghunath said that there is every need to develop IT filed in the State. He said that at present, out of Rs .36,000 crores exports, only Rs.700 crore is coming from Seemandhra. He said that he will be participating at a review meeting on Tuesday with the IT companies. He said that IT hubs will be created with the cities and towns having basic amenities.
- Osmania University PGECT results announced
HYDERABAD: Osmania University PG entrance results were announced on Monday. Minister for Education for Telangana Jagadeeshwar Reddy and for Andhra Pradesh Ganta Srinivasa Rao jointly released the results. The results are available on www.osmani.ac.in.
- TTD Executive Officer announces ex-gratia
TIRUMALA: Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam Executive Officer M Gopal announced an ex-gratia of Rs.5 lakhs to the family of the deceased hawker who died accidently on Sunday. It may be recalled that an unauthorized hawker Gajendra in a bid to escape form the eyes of TTD security officials has fallen down from the wall at VQC II complex and succumbed to head injury.
Transport Minister Mahender Reddy slams VNR College
Minister for Transport P Mahender Reddy has squarely blamed the management of VNR College of Engineering and Technology for not taking adequate measures while sending its students on tour of Himachal Pradesh. The Minister who reached from Kullu on Monday said that after preliminary inquiry it was very clear that the management had failed to adhere to the standard practice of sending experienced and senior faculty members on the industrial tour.
Centre allots 10 IAS probationers to Andhra Pradesh
HYDERABAD: The Central Government has allotted 10 IPS probationary officers to Andhra Pradesh and all are from 2013 batch. They will be given postings as Assistant Collectors after training at Mussore. They are Adwait Kumar Singh – Srikakulam, Himamsu Sukla-Visakhapatnam, K Sasanka – East Godavari, Pattamsetti Ravisubash – West Godavari, Sagili Shan Mohan – Prakasam, Sriti Oja – Chittoor, Sivasankar Loteti – Guntur, G. Srujana – Krishna, K Vijaya – Anantapur and Lakshmi Shaw – Kurnool.