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September 4, 2014 - Hyderabad

HYDERABAD: Chinese delegation meets Naidu
HYDERABAD: A delegation consisting of Chinese Railway Group Zhou Fang Yuan, Eric and Serge Devieux, director, South Asia, International Finance Corporation of World Bank Group called on the Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday. He wanted the delegation to prepare a feasibility report on introducing a bullet train between Visakhapatnam and Chennai according to a release.

‘Will extend constructive role in establishment of the State Capital’, says Jagan
HYDERABAD: YSRCP will extend constructive suggestions in the establishment of the new State Capital. He said that not the party has participated in the debate with the aim of not giving a scope for any misunderstandings between the people of regions. He clarified that the party has no intention of creating regional bias and welcomes the government stand of establishing the State Capital near Vijayawada whole heatedly. He suggested that 30,000 acres of land is required for this.

Police arrested five members of a ‘snake gang’
HYDERABAD: Police have on Wednesday arrested five members of a ‘snake gang’ allegedly involved in a gang-rape. The police have arrested eight members of the gang in the last month. Nearly 400 policemen took part in the search operation in Shaheen nagar in Cyberabad outskirts and are looking for another 13 members of the gang. Cyberabad Police Commissioner CV Anand said that they have arrested Hamid Dayani and Khalid Dayani, the main accused. Police teams also searched the house of the main accused and seized a four-wheeler and two two-wheelers along with two horses.

HYDERBAD: Chinese delegation meets Naidu
HYDERABAD: A delegation consisting of Chinese Railway Group Zhou Fang Yuan, Eric and Serge Devieux, director, South Asia, International Finance Corporation of World Bank Group called on the Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday. He wanted the delegation to prepare a feasibility report on introducing a bullet train between Visakhapatnam and Chennai according to a release.

4,322 RTC workers regularized
HYDERABAD: APSRTC management has regularized 4,322 contract workers (drivers and conductors) working in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana State and as many as 2,327 in Andhra Pradesh and 1,995 in Telangana State have been regularized as permanent employees of the Corporation. All those regularized were on the rolls as on December 31, 2012. RTC MD J Poornachandra Rao on Wednesday issued orders to this effect.

Ministers answer to members in Assembly on Wednesday
HYDERABAD: The Minister for Women and Child welfare Peetala Sujata responding to a question said that old age homes will be established in all 175 Assembly Constituencies of the State each with an intake capacity to take 50 aged persons.

Responding to another question, the Minister said that the government is considering the proposal said by the Women and Child Welfare Commissioner recommending enhancement of Rs.800 in addition to the existing to Anganwadi workers.

Minister for HRD Ganta Srinivasa Rao announced in the Assembly that the government is planning to establish universities in Viziangaram, West Godavari and Prakasam districts. He said that the State Assembly is going to be digitalized and all the members will have everything including agenda through digitalization.

Deputy Chief Minister KE Krishna Murty said that the government has suggested the banks to extend loans to the farmers based on ‘Web land portal’ even if they do not have pattadar pass books.

Round the clock power supply for Andhra Pradesh’, says Union Minister for Power, Piyush Goyal
NEW DELHI: Speaking to press, the Union Minister for Power, Piyush Goyal said that the uninterrupted power supply will be available in Andhra Pradesh, Delhi and Rajasthan shortly. The Union Minister said that all arrangements have been made for this and added that he had held discussions with the 17 Chief Ministers on power issues individually.

Bandh in Rayalaseema
KURNOOL: Rayalaseema Rajadhani Sadana Committee has given a call for band h in all the four districts of the region. Rayalaseema Student unions have been organizing a bandh call in YSR district. Shops and establishments have remained closed voluntarily and the buses were off the road.

Loan waiver beneficiaries list by October 1’, says Kutumba Rao
HYDERABAD: Andhra Pradesh State Planning Commission vice-president Kutumba Rao said that the list of beneficiaries under Loan Waiver scheme will be announced by October 1. He said that the Grievance committee is working round the clock in this direction.

Bus falls into stream in Jammu and Kashmir
A bus carrying 50 people of a marriage party turtle and fell into an overflowing stream in the Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.

Two day Commercial Officers meet on Saturday
VISAKHAPATNAM: A two day State conference of Andhra Pradesh Commercial Taxes non-gazetted Officers Association wil be held here from Saturday. There would be a workshop on Goods and Service tax and a number of noted practitioners and former officers are expected to attend.

Literacy award goes to Prakasam
PRAKASAM: Prakasam district won Saakshar Bharat award for 2014 for taking the district to a new high in literacy by 16 per cent to 79. President of India Pranab Mukherjee will present the award to the Collector GSRKR.Vijay Kumar in New Delhi in September 8 according to a release.

Literacy award goes to Prakasam
PRAKASAM: Prakasam district won Saakshar Bharat award for 2014 for taking the district to a new high in literacy by 16 per cent to 79. President of India Pranab Mukherjee will present the award to the Collector GSRKR.Vijay Kumar in New Delhi in September 8 according to a release.

Prisoners have phone facility
KAKINADA: The Prisons department started providing basic telephone facility in the State Jail for Women on Thursday. They will be allowed to call their family members over two phone numbers. Prisons DIG A Narasimha said that this is as a part of slew of jail reforms. He said that the department provided the inmates with the facility to enable them to speak to their family.

Two day Commercial Officers meet on Saturday
VISAKHAPATNAM: A two day State conference of Andhra Pradesh Commercial Taxes non-gazetted Officers Association wil be held here from Saturday. There would be a workshop on Goods and Service tax and a number of noted practitioners and former officers are expected to attend.

Computer course for visually impaired
VISAKHAPATNAM: LV Prasad Eye Institute in collaboration with Microsoft India Development Centre launched here a free computer training Centre on the hospital premises. LVPEI founder chairman GN Rao inaugurated the training Centre on Thursday. Visually impaired people above the age of 12 years can avail a three month computer training programme. Addressing the press, he said that it aimed at training 128 students in the coming year. He said that 46 students out of the 140 were successfully placed in many government and non-government organizations. COURSE DETAILS
• Blind persons can have 3 month longs term
• Low vision- 1 month (short term)
• Assistive software used in training: Screen reader, Screen reader and Magnifier
• Accessed Operations: Tally, Gmail, MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Internet Explorer, Social Networking sites
• Project Team available: IT Instructors 2, English Language translators – 1
• Other training Components: Orientation mobility skills, Pre-vocational skills , Spoken English/Communication skills
• 32 blind persons and 96 low vision persons.

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