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June 24, 2014 - Hyderabad

    Andhra Pradesh student Sai Chand commits suicide in Canada

    Patapati Sai Chand (27), a student from Mellavappadu mandal from Prakasam district who is studying Lambton College of Business Management in Toronto, Canada committed suicide. It is understood that he took the extreme step following he was deceived by an Indian Consultancy company promising him a job with taking a Rs.3 lakhs. He is survived by his elder brother Chandra Mohan and parents Lakshmi Narayana and Maha Lakshmi. Representatives of TANA emergency wing are making efforts to shift the dead body to his native place.

    Rajadhani Sadhana Samithi meets on June 27

    KURNOOL: Rajadhani Sadhana Samithi will conduct a meeting with intellectuals in Kurnool on June 27 to renew the demand for location of State Capital in Kurnool. Speaking to press on Tuesday, the Sadhana Samithi leaders V Janardhan Reddy and S Somasekhar said retired High Court Judge Laxman and a host of retired IAS and IPS officers would attend the meeting.

    Independence Day festival at Kurnool

    HYDERABAD: The Andhra Pradesh State Government will celebrate the Independence Day on August 15 at Kurnool which was the capital of erstwhile Andhra State. Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu in his speech to the reply of thanks giving motion to the Governor's address informed the House.

    ANU presents vision document to Chief Minister

    GUNTUR: A delegation of professors of Acharaya Nagarjuna University led by its Vice-Chancellor K Viyanna Rao on Tuesday to Chandrababu Naidu and submitted a book Perspective Plan for the Development of Andhra Pradesh. It is a compilation of 32 articles on various fields of development like education, health, industry, agriculture, science and technology among others. It is a vision document that lays a roadmap for the future of Andhra Pradesh. The Chief Minister instructed the Director of Planning and Development to go through the book and incorporate the key findings in the action plan for the development of the State.

    Kadapa MP Avinash Reddy writes to CMD of Singareni Collieries Company Ltd.,

    KADAPA: YSRCP Kadapa MP YS Avinash Reddy in a letter to Suthirtha Bhattacharya, CMD of Singareni Collieries Company Ltd., (SSCL) on the shortage in coal supplies to Rayalaseema Thermal Power Plant since the bifurcation of the State. He said that in accordance with the agreement reached with AP Genco, the SSCL was bound to supply 38.80 lakh tonnes of coal to the RTPP but the supplies were inadequate and the company has to supply coal to the power plant till 2030. He wanted the authorities to not to show step-motherly attitude and ensure that generation in the plant was not affected.

    UGC-NET on June 29

    VISAKHAPATNAM: Principal of AU College of Science and Technology and Coordinator of UGC-NET CV Raman said in a release that candidates appearing for the test have to bring two copies of the admission card for the examination and submit one copy to the invigilator after completing the examination. He said that the list of candidates whose hard copies of application form and attendance slip are not received has been place on the website: www.andhrauniveristy.edu.

    MLA seeks probe into Cement price hike

    VISAKHAPATNAM: Visakhapatnam North MLA P Vishnu Kumar Raju has urged the Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu to order an ACB, CB-CID or CBI inquiry into the abnormal increase of price in the cement. In a memorandum to the Chief Minister on Tuesday, the latter asked the Secretaries Industries on the issue. In the memorandum, he said that the cement manufacturers had formed a cartel and brought down the production from 18 lakh to 11 lakh tonnes and the price of a bag was Rs.210 to June 1 was increased to Rs.295 and was likely to go up further soon, he said.

    T-Chief Minister sanctions Rs.300 crore for new vehicles to police

    Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhara Rao has instructed the Finance department officials for issuance of orders for release of the Rs.300 crore released purchase of new vehicles for police forces in the twin cities. He had asked the forces to purchase 1,500 motor cycles and 1,650 Innova vehicles for police patrolling. It may be recalled that the State DGP Anurag Sharma, City Police Commissioner M Mahender Reddy and Cyberabad Police Commissioner CV Anand submitted proposals for the purchasing the vehicles.

    KCR directs officials to demolish illegal constructions

    Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhara Rao has directed the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation officials to demolish constructions that were illegal. At a review meeting on Monday with the Deputy Chief Minister Mohd.Ali, Home Minister Nayani Narasimha Rao, Excise Minister T Padma Rao and Transport Minister Mahender Reddy, he wanted the police to use force if necessary in the process.

    Nirmala Sitharaman elected unanimously as Rajya Sabha Member

    Union Minister for Trade and Commerce, Nirmala Sitharaman has been elected unanimously. Her unanimous election to Rajya Sabha was announced on Tuesday since no one contested against her by the end of Monday, the last date for filing of nominations. The vacancy arose following the death of Rajya Sabha member Nedurumalli Janardhana Reddy. She got elected on BJP ticket and was supported by TDP as a pre-poll alliance.

    Ganta Srinivasa Rao appeals Governor on Fee reimbursement in Telangana State

    HYDERABAD: Minister for Education and HRD Ganta Srinivasa Rao appealed the Governor ESL Narasimhan to do justice in the issue of fee reimbursement to the students in Telangana as the Government there at are causing some unnecessary problems. He said that taking nativity of the students' father is not correct in the reimbursement issue. He asked the Governor to interfere immediately.

    YSRCP requests government to take steps not to lose seats in Medical Colleges

    HYDERABAD: YSRCP leaders appealed the State Government to take steps not to lose seats in medical colleges. They said that with the decision of Medical Council of India, students are put to lose and as many as 1.10 lakh students applied for EAMCET for medical stream. They said that the State Government to shoulder the responsibility of not losing medical seats and wanted to mount efforts for another 350 medical seats.

    Hospital to come in the lines of AIIMS

    HYDERABAD: A hospital on lines with All India Institute of Medical Sciences will come up in between Vijayawada-Guntur, said Minister Kamineni Srinivasa Rao. A central committee will be visiting for site verification.

    MP Rapolu Ananda Bhaskar writes to Union Minister for Railways

    HYDERABHAD: MP Rapolu Ananda Bhaskar in a letter to Union Minister for Railway Sadananda Gouda wanted creation of Railway Division at Kazipet. He wanted him to take up the issue of construction of railway line on at Suryapeta and Rail Wagons work shop at Kazipet.

    Kotaiah Committee members meet RBI officials

    MUMBAI: The members of the Kotaiah Committee that was appointed to frame modalities on loan waiver have on Tuesday met the Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan and reported have discussed over the issue for more than an hour.

    Centre plans to hike cooking gas and kerosene in a phased manner

    HYDERABAD: The Central Government is planning to hike the cooking gas and kerosene prices in a phased manner. Sources said that the government plans to hike Rs.5 a month on cooking gas and Rs.1 on a litre kerosene. A decision will come out shortly, said sources.

    5 ACPS transferred

    HYDERABAD: The DGP Anurag Sharma on Tuesday transferred five Assistant Commissioner of Polices. They are M Venkateswarulu as Panjagutta ACP, MVR Sharma and B Varaprasad as ACPs of Detective Department and M Rammohana Rao as Central Zone OSD, ACP Traffic of Cyberabad GV Shyamprasad Reddy.

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