Andhra Pradesh News on June 21, 2014
June 21, 2014 - Hyderabad
Police opens fire on red sanders smugglers
KURNOOL: One person died when police opened fire on a gang felling red-sanders trees in the forest of Railway Kodur in Kadapa district on Saturday. Sources said that an 18 member Task Force team was combing the area and spotted a group of 25 workers from Tamil Nadu felling red-sander trees. the warning of the police left unattended and they attacked the police with boulders and axes. The police were forced to open fire killing one person on the spot. The workers ran helter-skelter leaving their belongings.
State Cabinet to review decisions
HYDERABAD: The Andhra Pradesh State Government had constituted a Cabinet sub-committee to review the decisions of major investments by the previous government in areas of land, forest wealth, mines and minerals, irrigation and special economic zones. The Governor, Narasimhan announced this in his address to the joint session of the Assembly on Friday. He said that the government will publish white papers on key sectors to make the people to understand the severity of financial loss during the last decade.
Chandrababu Naidu rushes IT Minister Raghunath Reddy to Delhi on Iraq issue
HYDERABAD: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu has directed the Minister for Information Palle Raghunath Reddy and AP Representative in Delhi K Rammohan to rush to Delhi to meet the External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in the rescue of safe transportation of people who were stranded in Iraq.
NABARD CGM opposes loan waiver scheme
ELURU: National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) Chief General Manger Jiji Mammen has expressed strong reservations against loan waiver scheme. He said that loan waivers across the board will vitiate credit discipline and adversely impact the financial health of banking sector. H said that both NABARD and the RBI had already expressed dissent on the moves through different forms.
Ramakrishna Reddy is the advocate general for Telangana State
HYDERABAD: Telangana State Government on Saturday appointed K. Ramakrishna Reddy as the Advocate General while the name of Ramachandra Rao as Additional Advocate General is under consideration according to sources.
Telangana Government extends contract lecturers services
HYDERABAD: Telangana Government on Saturday issued orders extending the time of 3,875 contract lecturers by one year. Meanwhile, the Government decided that the Fee reimbursement will only be issued if both the son and father belongs to Telangana.
10 Congress MLCs to join TDP
HYDERABAD: TDP MP C.M. Ramesh speaking to media on Saturday said that as many as ten MLCs from Congress are joining the TDP. The probable members are Chaitanya Raju, Ravi Varma, Sheik Hussain, Pullaiah, Srinivasulu Naidu, Reddappa Reddy, Indira, Ilapuram Venkaiah along with YSRCP.
Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman files nomination
HYDERABAD: Union Minister for State for Commerce and Industry, Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday filed her nomination for Rajya Sabha seat from the State. She was accompanied by Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu, BJP president of Telangana G Kishan Reddy and Andhra Pradesh K Haribabu along with leaders from TDP and BJP. The by-election necessitated following the death of Nedurumalli Janardhana Reddy. The last date for filing of nominations is June 23, withdrawal is June 26 and election will be held on July 3 if required.
'All educational institutions are under one roof', says Ganta Srinivasa Rao
Releasing the Lawcet 2014 results on Saturday in Tirupati, Minister for Education Ganta Srinivasa Rao said that all educational institutions viz., primary, secondary, higher and Technical are under the Human Resources Development.
Releasing the results of LAWCET-2014 at Sri Venkateswara Senate Hall in Tirupati, he said that 72.12 per cent students got eligibility in the five year law course while 84.55 per cent in the Three year course. 93.49 per cent of the students got eligibility for admission into the PG courses.
It may be recalled that the LAWCET-2014 and PGLCET was held across the State on June 8, 2014.
YSRCP boycotts AP Business Advisory Committee meet
The Government has formed Business Advisory Committee with seven members four from ruling Telugu Desam Party two from YSRCP and one from BJP. The Assembly Affairs Minister Yanamala Ramakrishnudu will be the special invitee. The main Opposition party YSRCP boycotted the meeting in protest against inviting only two from the party. The BAC will discuss the agenda for Monday and Tuesday assembly proceedings.
Unconditional loan waiver shortly', says Minister Pocharam Srinivas Reddy
HYDERABAD: Telangana Minister Pocharam Srinivas Reddy said that the government will implement unconditional loan waiver in the State in tune with the election promises. After paying tributes to Prof.Jayashankar on the eve of third death anniversary along with Ministers and MLAs, he said that the TRS government will be up to the expectations of the people.
Case booked against TV9 CEO Ravi Prakash
HYDERABAD: LB Nagar police on Friday registered a case against the Chief Executive Officer of TV 9 New Channel on the directions of a court. S Janardhan Goud, an advocate from LB Nagar complained to the Second Metropolitan Magistrate Court alleging that the a programme broadcasted on June 12 at 8.30pm in a way detrimental to the public representatives of Telangana., The Court directed the police to register a case .