Andhra Pradesh News on May 15, 2014
May 15, 2014 - Hyderabad
- TNGOs oppose allocation of staff 'as it is where it is basis'
Telangana NGOs Association has demanded that nativity along should be the criterion for distribution of the staff while opposing the 'as it is where it is basis'.
TNGOs Association president G Devi Prasad wanted officers who opted to be transferred on the basis of nativity to be first sent to the State of their choice in the first phase. Several State –level officers like Commercial Tax Officers, Project Director, Joint Registrar and Deputy Director, Social Welfare Department were reportedly being distributed between Telangana and the successor Andhra Pradesh. The TNGOs want no other parameter to be considered in the provisional allocation except nativity and want the final allotment to be completed within three months. The drafts of provisional and final lists should be placed in public domain so that any mistake could be rectified by giving reasonable time, said Devi Prasad.
- 'We will taste defeat in the general elections', says Botcha Satyanarayana
HYDERABAD: Former PCC president Botcha Satyanarayana said on Thursday that Congress party will taste defeat in the Assembly and Lok Sabha elections too. He said that the party will taste defeat following the division of the State and added that the party has committed mistakes. He said that whatever party that comes to power should implement the manifesto within 100 days. He said that the Congress would fight for the implementation of the agenda of the party in power.
- No post-poll alliance with TDP-BJP says TRS
HYDERABAD: In the back drop of the exit polls that predicted the BJP+TDP alliance will win maximum seats in Andhra Pradesh and Congress may take seats from it in Telangana, the TRS has reiterated that it will neither seek nor extend to TDP+BJP for formation of government in Telangana.
- 'Jammers will be set up at EAMCET examination centres', says Convenor
VISAKHAPATNAM: All arrangements are made for the Engineering and Medical Common Entrance Test (EAMCET) slated to be held on May 22, said EAMCET convener Ramana Rao. He said that as many as 3,95,555 students have applied for the test and 1,12,800 for medical and the rest for Engineering. He said that there are doubts over the applications of 300 and a special attention is being made on them. Ramana Rao said jammers would be installed at the examination Centres.
- 50 additional seats in MBBS course at Osmania Medial College.
The Indian Medical Council has increased MBBS seats at Osmania Medical Collage and the total will go to 250 medical seats from the existing 200.
- Regional Passport Office to issue fresh passports from June 2 in Telangana
The Regional Passport office at Hyderabad is all set to issue passports replacing 'Andhra Pradesh' with 'Telangana' from June 2, the appointed day. The regional passport office in Visakhapatnam will cater to all passport related needs of Seemandhra region from the same day. Regional Passport officer said that separate software has been developed to replace Andhra Pradesh, India, with Telangana, India in address column.
- Principal of Social Welfare Ashram School in ACB net
NELLORE: Anti-Corruption Bureau officials caught a Principal of a Social Welfare Ashram School while taking bribe from a contractor at Chillakur on Wednesday. ACB DSP KA Nanjudappa said that the Principal, K Subhashini demanded Rs.15,000 for clearing a pending bill to the supplier who supplied groceries in Tenali and was caught while she was accepting Rs.10,000 as bribe at her residence.
- 10th class results will be declared at 11:30 am today. Students can get the results by calling 5333560 on Uninor network. BSNL subscribers can SMS the hall ticket number to 53346. Results through SMS on other networks can be available by sending 58888 and 52070.
- Few train services between Tenali and Repalle were cancelled due to construction work near Repalle. Services from 10:30 am on May 15 till 11:30 on May 16 will be disrupted.