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Andhra Pradesh News on June 26, 2015

June 26, 2015 - Hyderabad


TELANGANA JUNIOR COLLEGE STUDENTS GET FREE EDUCATION: Telangana Deputy Chief Minister Kadiyam Srihari said that nearly 1.15 lakh students joining in Government junior colleges will get free education and need not pay not even a single rupee. The government will supply text books free of cost to all Telangana students. He said that it was the first state to take such a student friendly decision in the country. The State Government would be burdened with Rs.9 crore per year for free education and Rs.6 crore for free distribution of text books. Kadiyam said that the text books would be distributed by July 31 to Telugu, English and Urdu medium students in all the 402 junior colleges.

RETIRED IAS RAJAMANI PASSED AWAY: R.Rajamani, a retired IAS officer passed away on Thursday following brief illness. He was a 1959 batch IAS officer of AP had served n the secretariats of three Prime Ministers – Indira Gandhi, Morarji Desai and Charan Singh. He retired as Government of India’s forest and environment secretary and served as adviser to United Nation’s environment programme and was on several panels appointed by Supreme Court.

JUNIOR CIVIL JUDGES AND DISTRICT JUDGES EXAMINATION ON SCHEDULE: A Division Bench of Hyderabad High Court comprising acting Chief Justice Dilip B.Bhosale and Justice SV Bhatt on Thursday made it clear that the examination for selection of junior Civil Judges and District Judges scheduled for June and July will be on schedule. However, the answer scripts shall not be evaluated but kept in sealed covers. The directions came while dealing with the cases filed challenging the new selection process. On Thursday, this Bench said that the examination scheduled for June 28, July 7 and July 12 will go on as usual. The cases will be posted to July 21.

TELANGANA STATE MEDICAL COUNSELING NOTIFICATION ONLY AFTER JULY 20: Telangana State Council for Higher Education in collaboration with Dr.NTR University of Health Sciences will conduct the process of medical counselling. The authorities made it clear that the notification for counselling will be released only after July 20. Counselling for admissions into medical seats will be held in the last week of July or first week of August.

IITs’ ONLINE COUNSELING FROM JUNE 29: Online counselling for admissions into IITs, ISM, NITs, IIITs and other government funded technical institutions will begin from June 29 and continue till July 3. The joint Seat Allocation Authority posted the revised schedule for admissions on its website. Online filing of web options will be available for five days while the mock seat allocation will be on July 2. The actual allocation will be done on July 4 and details can be had on

KAKINADA: YSRCP FLAYS PAWAN: YSRCP leader Dwarmpudi Chandrasekhar Reddy on Thursday flayed Jana Sena founder Pawan Kalyan for not reacting on the controversial cash-for-vote scam and wondered over his silence. Addressing a dharna at the Collectorate, he said that Pawan Kalyan launched a political outfit to question the wrong deeds of the Government but at this crucial point of time, he has been maintaining silence only to shield Chandrababu Naidu.

TIRUMALA TTD REJECTS 231 TONNES OF SUGAR & 34 TONNES BENGAL GRAM: The TTD on Thursday rejected 231 tonnes of sugar and 34 tonnes of Bengal gram – the main ingredients required for laddu making for failing to meet the tender specifications. TTD Health Officer S.Sarmista confirmed the rejection of sugar as the laboratory tests found them to be of inferior quality. TTD marketing procurement cell at Tirupati also rejected the Bengal gram as it did not meet the approved standards.


POLICE FOIL AIDWA PROTEST: Police foiled a protest by members of AIDWA against the new excise policy at the Jagadamba junction on Thursday and shifted several of them in police vehicles. The police moved in when the leaders and workers tried to burn copies of the contract forms of the new policy. Women police constables physically lifted several leaders and workers and took them to waiting police vehicles.

YSRCP HIGHLIGHTS TDP FAILURES: YSRCP staged a dharna in front of the Collectorate as part of the State-wide programme of the party against the failures and undemocratic rule of TDP government ended with its leaders and workers being pushed away by police. The police led by ACP pushed away and were rude towards her and other women members alleged Paderu MLA Giddi Eswari. District president Gudivada Amarnath said that the police should have behaved in this manner and were critical that no woman police personnel were deployed and the police men pushed away even the women members of his party. The leaders criticized Chief Minister for neglecting the administration and State interests in river waters and other issues while being totally engaged in finding ways to come out of the cash-for-vote scam, they said.

SENIOR PHYSICIAN PASSED AWAY: Noted physician Nandivada Srinivasa Rao (78) passed away on Thursday. He was survived by a son and a daughter. He was suffering from mylodysplasia, a bone-marrow related problem. He was former Head of the Department of Medicine of AMC and KGH and was president of local branch of IMA.

VRO TRAPPED: M Chandrasekhar, Village Revenue Officer of Tulipala of Makhavaram mandal was trapped by ACB sleuths for demanding and accepting a bribe from a complainant R Lakshmi for conduct of enquiry and issuance of Pattadar pass book on Thursday. ACB laid a trap and arrested him when was accepting the bribe.

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