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September 1, 2014 - Hyderabad

AU introduces pay slips on line
VISAKHAPATNAM: Andhra University has launched the ‘Pay Slip Dispatch Online System’. The Vice Chancellor GSN Raju launched the system on Monday in an effort to make the university paperless by introducing electronic governance and online correspondence. The staff would receive their payslips through to their respective mail accounts.

AU Law colleges gets Rs.1.2 crore under SAP
VISKAHAPTNAM: Dr.BR Ambedkar College of Law has been granted Rs.1.20 crore under the Special Assistance Programme (SAP) phase II by the Central Government. The amount granted under it would be spent on infrastructure development, conducting expert lecturers, research and other activities. Principal of Law college said that Rs.80 lakh would be allocated to recurring and Rs.40 lakh for non-recurring expenditure.

15 NTR Canteens coming to city
VISAKHAPATNAM: The GVMC Commissioner MV Satyanarayna said at a press meet on Monday that out of the 35 NTR canteens in the State, 15 canteens are expected to opened in the city. On ‘Neeru-Chettu’ programme, the Commissioner said that so far 56,800 samplings have been planted and aims to plant 1,50,000 by October end. He said that Namma toilets would be established at the NAD Junction, RK Beach, RTC complex and Railway Station initially and each toilet would be constructed at a cost of Rs.15 lakh. He said that the toilets will be run on solar power.

Collector announces Rs.1.6 crore for sports complex
VISAKHAPATNAM: The District Collector on Monday announced that Rs.1.6 crore would be released for each a sports complex under the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Abhayan Scheme. He directed the officials to identify a plot of 6 to 7 acres within the radius of 3 kilometer from the mandal headquarters.

30 percent of Credit Card users are youth’, says CIBIL vice president
VISAKHAPATNAM: The Vice president of Consumer Relations and Communication Credit Information Bureau Ltd., (CIBIL) Harshala Chandorkar addressing a conference here on Monday said that younger generation below 30 years of age are the more frequent credit card users. She said that 200 per cent increase in credit card usage has been registered in the last three years. She said that CIBIL has 350 million consumer bureau records and 19 million commercial bureau records till date. She said that a credit card applicant or a user can check their credit score by registering themselves on the website:

Sand laden tractor driver attempts on the life of RI
VIZIANGARAM: The driver of a tractor laden with sand attempted to bump off Pusapatirega Revenue Inspector K Muralikrishna when he tried to stop the vehicle near Konnayyapalem village in Pusapatirega mandal on Monday. Sources said that the RI went to intercept the tractors carrying sand at Konnayyapalem on a tip off but four tractor drivers sped past and proceeded towards Pusapatirega. One tractor driver tried to run his vehicle over Murali Krishna and kill him but was escaped with minor injuries. Police on the basis of a complaint registered a case and are investigating.

Single Window Act amendement hailed
VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry has welcomed the decision of the State Government to amend the Single Window Act to promote industrialization in the State. In a press note on Monday, it requested the government to have interaction with all the stake-holders to create a practical and fruitful legislation in the near future.

Venkateswara Swamy Kalyanam at six places
TIRUPATI: The TTD will organize Srinivasa Kalyanam under the Srinivasa Kalyanam project of TTD at six places in the month of September. The first phase of Srinivasa Kalyanam would be held at the Vengamamba temple in Narravada village of Dattaluru in Nellore on September 4 . The next one on the next day at Kilnallatur in Triuvallur district of Tamil Nadu on September 7. The next one in West Godavari on September 12, in Guntur on September 13 and Srikakulam on September 13 and Krishna district on September 17. The last one will be on September 20 on the premises of Annamacharya Educational Trust in Rajampet mandal in Kadapa district.

Sub-Registrar held by ACB
ANATHAPUR: ACB officials in a raid on the Chilamattur Sub-Registrar office on Monday caught Sub-Registrar Gopala Krishna red-handed when he demanded Rs.30,000 for handing over the land registration papers. He will be produced in Kurnool ACB court on Tuesday.

Srisailam gates opened
KURNOOL: Irrigation Minister Devineni Umamaheswara Rao on Monday lifted four gates of Srisailam reservoir in Kurnool district and released water to the low-lying areas. He said that the water for irrigation and drinking would be supplied to Andhra, Rayalaseema and Telangana areas.

Round the clock power supply soon’, says Palle Raghunath Reddy
HYDERABAD: The Minister Palle Raghunath Reddy said that the talks have been initiated to supply round the clock power. He said that the State has generation capacity of 10,361 MW. Energy Principal Secretary Ajay Jain said that an agreement would be signed with the Centre on September 10 on the electricity supply.

SBH launches new Deposit Scheme
HYDERABAD: The State Bank of Hyderabad on Monday launched a new deposit scheme – Vrudhi 275 days that offers liquidity combined with higher rate of return to depositors for their medium period investment of less than an year. The Scheme is operational from September 2 to October 31 offers nine percent interest per annum with a deposit between Rs.10,000 to Rs.99,99,000.

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