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May 27, 2014 - Hyderabad

  • Police defuse bomb in Anantapur
    ANANTHAPUR: The Chilamathur police on Monday night defused a bomb in a relatively nondescript village close to Hindupur town in Anantapur district. Police sources said that they received a call from Venkata Sivappa, a YSRCP supporter from Bandlaspasalli village informing them about a bomb connected to a timer that was found outside his house. The police rushed to the spot along with a bomb disposal squad which arrived from Anantapur and defused the bomb. A case has been registered and is investigating.
  • 'Telugu University should be shifted to Seemandhra', demands Writers Association.
    VIJAYAWADA: The Krishna district Writers' Association said that Telugu University should be shifted to Seemandhra and should be located in Vijayawada. Association general secretary Telugu Movement GV Purnachand said that gross injustice was meted out to the writers and artists of Seemandhra ass Potti Srirammulu Telugu University was located in Hyderabad. He said that as the university was located in Hyderabad, due importance was not given to Seemandhra literary personalities, artists and other academicians in the 100 day 'Sasataroopa -2013 ' festival conducted by the university.
  • Utilise services of Pawan Kalyan', Ramajogaiah urges Prime Minister
    HYDERABAD: Former Minister Ch.V.H. Ramajogaiah urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to enlist the services of film actor Pawan Kalyan in the war against corruption. In a letter addressed to Modi, the former Minister pointed out the contribution of Kalyan in the success of BJP-TDP combine in Andhra Pradesh. His followers wished their hero should involve himself in active politics. He appealed the Prime Minister to provide him platform in tune with the wishes of his followers, said Ramajogaiah.
  • One day wages for Telangana State', Teachers JAC
    HYDERABAD: Telangana JAC has decided to contribute one day wages for the development of Telangana State. It is estimated that the contributions would amounts to Rs.20 crores.
  • SIT will be formed to bring back black money', says Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
    NEW DELHI: The more than two hours of the first Cabinet Meeting of Narendra Modi on Tuesday, Minister for Law Ravi Shankar Prasad said that Special Investigation Team (SIT) would be constituted as per the directions of the Supreme Court of India on black money. He said that the SIT would be constituted under the Chairmanship of former Justice of Supreme Court MB Shaw and Justice Arijit Pasayat will be vice chairman and Secretary, Revenue Intelligence, RBI deputy governor, Director of Enforcement, CBI Director, Finance Intelligence directors would be members, said the Minister.
  • Special master plan for Hyderabad development', says KT Rama Rao
    HYDERABAD: TRS MLA KT Rama Rao said that special master plan is on for the development of Hyderabad and as a part of it, Satellite Township will be taken up as part of the development. Speaking to media, he said that special attention is on for development and Hyderabad does not belong to any one. He said that metro rail will be expanded upto 200 kms.
  • Death toll rises to 22 in Gorakhdham express train accident
    Uttar Pradesh: The Gorakhpur-bound Gorakhdham Express train accident on Monday at Chureb Railway Station in Sant Kabir Nagar district in Uttar Pradesh, the death toll rose to 22. It may be recalled that 14 persons were killed on Monday and 95 were injured. The Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced an ex-gratia of Rs.2 lakhs to those killed in the accident.
  • MLA S Rajaiah undergoes indefinite fast
    KHAMMAM: MLA S Rajaiah on Tuesday is taking up an indefinite fast demanding to keep the submerged areas of Bhadrachalam in Telangana.
  • Heavy turn outs at TDP Mahanadu
    HYDERABAD: The two day Telugu Desam Party Mahanadu being underway at Gandipeta in the outskirts of Hyderabad is being attended by delegates, people of all walks of life to witness the deliberations.
  • Two remand prisoners escape
    KAKINADA: Two remand prisoners were escaped in the hands of police when they were being brought after presenting them in a court at Ramachandrapuram to Visakhapatnam at a court. Police launched a massive hunt to nab them.
  • 'I will continue in YSRCP', says Kurnool MP Butta Renuka
    NEW DELHI: Kurnool MP Butta Renuka speaking press on Monday clarified that she will continue in YSRCP and the meeting with TDP president Chandrababu Naidu is only a courtesy call. She said that she met him in the interests of the development of her constituency. She admitted that due to sufficient exposure to politics, she was put to some inconvenience and wanted to put an end to the episode.
  • Seemandhra advocates launching agitation for separate High Court
    HYDERBAD: Advocates from Seemandhra region practicing in Hyderabad High Court on Monday decided to constitute a JAC to launch an agitation for constitution of a separate High Court for Andhra Pradesh. They have resolved to meet the President, Prime Minister and Chief Justice of India and CJ of High Court with a request for notification under Article 214 of Constitution.

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