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March 14, 2015 - Hyderabad

13,000 applications received in 8 days for EAMCET
As many as 13,000 applications have been received for the AP EAMCET 2015 to be conducted by JNTU-K. Out of it 1500 applicants are from OU region from Telangana State. It may be recalled that JNTU Kakinada has released notification on March 3 and online applications have been accepted from March 6. The last date for filing applications without fine is April 11 and with is May 6.

Cine dance director Amma Rajasekhar caught in drunk and drive case
Cine dance director Amma Rajasekhara was caught by police when was driving the car in a drunken state. The police during their checks at Jubilee hills on Saturday caught him and found to be in drunken state. They seized the vehicle and registered a case.

APSCHE rejects admissions to three BPED colleges
AP State Council of Higher Education has barred three colleges from going ahead with admission process for 2015-16. These colleges are Sri Datta B.P.Ed College at Velurthi in Kurnool, Lakshmi B.P.Ed College in Tavanampalli in Chitoor and PGR-CNM Memorial B.P.Ed College at KK Palli in Rayachoti mandal in YSR District.

Contract workers to take up Chalo Assembly on March 19
Contract and outsourcing workers in various government departments will be taking up Chalo Assembly on March 19 to pressure for their demands. AITUC AP State Committee said that thousands of workers have not been paid their minimum wages. Their demands included hiking of a minimum wage of Rs.15,000 pm, job security, regularization of eligible ones etc.,

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Investor creates flutter
An investor Krishna Murty of Kakinada created a flutter at a meeting conducted here on Friday before the launch of Infrastructure Mission criticizing the land allotment policy. He said that they are subject to lot of harassment and the tax officials have been treating them as dacoits. He was later pacified by APIIC vice-chairman and MD KV Satyanarayana.

Waste Energy Power plant to be set up
Minister for HRD Ganta Srinivasa Rao on Friday visited a dumping yard that causes pollution related problems to the residents of Marikavalasa and Rajiv Gruhakalpa.
The minister after visiting the dumping yard that stretches 85 kms said that a power plant would be set up with European technology. The GVMC Commissioner Pravin Prakash gave the details of garbage collection by door-to-door at the KRM colony and the future plans.
Ganta Srinivasa Rao laid foundation for drinking water supply and roads to Chakirevukonda in Adavivram mandal with a cost of Rs.3.36 crore. He inaugurated a water supply scheme to Jangala colony completed with a cost of Rs.2 crore.

Student gets four rank in GATE
VIJAYAWADA: A student Mahesh Gorijala from here secured fourth rank in the electronics and communication engineering stream of the graduate Apti9tude Test in Engineering the results of which were announced on Thursday. A total of 9.28 lakh candidates registered for the GATE 2015 and the maximum number of candidates appeared for mechanical engineering stream.

Two watch towers to come up at airport
The Airports Authority of India has decided to erect two watch towers at the airport to keep a strict vigil on suspicious movements. Following the movement of VIPs including the Chief Minister, Union Ministers and MPs to the airport, AAI decided to erect two towers on either side of the runway.

Tirupati gears up for Sri Mahalakshmi Yagam
TIRIUPATI: The Krishna Teja Education Group campus here is being spruced up for the conduct of the 16th Sri Mahalakshmi Yagam from March 22 to April 9 timed to coincide with the appearance day of the Goddess. Nearly 2000 Ritwiks from across India and Nepal are participating in the grand event.

Child marriage averted
ONGOLE: Marriage between a 15 year old girl with a 22 year old youth was stopped by; a team of social activists of the Childline India Foundation NGO partner HELP at Singarayakonda in Prakasam district on Friday. The marriage scheduled to be held at Sri Malyadri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple at Malakonda on Saturday was stopped by them. The parents of the girl gave an undertaking to the District Child Welfare Committee that they would continue her child of her studies.

Intermediate student booked for malpractice
ONGOLE: A junior Intermediate student was booked for malpractice at the examination centre in Kandukur of Prakasam on Friday according to RIO V Ramesh.

Rs.one crore worth of red sanders seized
NELLORE: Police have seized 60 red sanders worth over Rs.1 crore along with a car and a lorry. The police arrested two persons in this connection.

Former President of India Abdul Kalam to visit Guntur
Former President of India Dr APJ Abdul Kalam will be on two day tour in Andhra Pradesh. He will visit LV Prasad Eye Institute in Vijayawada today and Sarada Niketan school at Martur in the evening. He stay in Guntur overnight and will inaugurate Ramesh Hospital on Sunday in Guntur.

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