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Andhra Pradesh News on October 13, 2015

October 13, 2015 - Hyderabad

HYDERABAD: Former judge to head Agri Gold panel:: Former Judge of Hyderabad High Court Justice TCH Surya Rao is likely to head the three-member committee being appointed by the court to supervise the sale of properties of Agri Gold Consortium and subsequent distribution of the monies to depositors. The State Governments of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana furnished list of names of financial experts who can be part of this Committee. The names will be revealed during this week.

CHITOORRed sanders dump unearthed:: The Chitoor task force police on Sunday night seized a 3 tonne red sanders dump of A Grade variety worth over Rs.5 crore at Kadanur of Doddaballapur tehsil in Karnataka and brought the dump to Chitoor on Monday. ASP Y.Ratna of Red Sanders Operations said during the regular night vigil, the Madanapalle police nabbed a wanted smuggler Mohhammad Altaf Hussain of Chitoor town at Madanapalle. He is the follower of notorious international smuggler Shariff and is wanted in six cases in the district.

International Airport to be inaugurated on October 22:: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the terminal building of the International Airport in Tirupati on October 22 coinciding with the auspicious ‘Vijaya Dasami’. The terminal was developed in an area of 16,500 sq.m at a cost of Rs.175 crore. It will handle 700 passengers a day.

EAST GODAVARI KAKINADA: Narayana College student attempts to commit suicide:: An Intermediate second year student Swati (17) studying in Narayana Junior College here attempted to commit suicide. Sources said that she is the daughter of an auto driver she did not attend an examination. The same was informed to her father over phone and the lecturer reportedly warned her. Unable to digest the warning, she consumed pesticide . She was immediately rushed to the hospital where she is recovering.

KADAPA: Protests continue in against police foil Jagan deeksha:: A dharna was organized at Pulivendula bus stand under the leadership of former minister YS Vivekananda Reddy in the district in protest against foiling of deeksha by Jagan for Special Category Status. Similar protests are continuing in various districts of the State.

KAKINADA: Maoist leader Kiran arrested:: Maoist leader Kiran who is a prime accused in 27 cases was finally trapped by the police. East Godavari SP M.Ravi Prakash speaking to media said that he was the Khammam district committee secretary, State Committee member Sivareddy alias Kiran and nearly 73 cases were on him in Telangana, Chhattisgarh and Andhra Pradesh. Out of these 27 cases are of murdering in the name of informers, he said.

RAJAHMUNDRY: Intermediate girl student commits suicide:: An intermediate student Nandini committed sucidie by hanging herself. She is staying at a girls hostel near Rajahmundry and reasons for her extreme step were yet to be known.

GUNTUR Police foils Jagan deeksha:: Guntur police today morning at around 4am in large numbers have shifted Jagan Mohan Reddy who is undergoing hunger fast for the last six days to Government General Hospital following deteriorating of his health. He was kept in ICU in the hospital where his mother Vijayamma, wife Bharati and sister Sharmila along with party leaders were present.

YSRCP demands dismissal of Agriculture Minister Prathipati Pulla Rao:: YSRCP leader Marri Rajasekhar, Mopidevi Venkata Ramana, Janga Krishna Murty alleged that the agriculture minister Prathipati Pulla Rao instead of doing justice to the Agri Gold victims has purchased 35 acres of its assets at a lower price and sold at a higher price. They said that the minister has purchased 15 acres of land in his wife’s name Prathipati Venkayamma. They demanded a CBCID inquiry over the deal.

TENALI: Degree student attempts suicide:: A B.Sc second year student Kadali Prasanna Lakshmi studying in a degree college has on Monday attempted to commit suicide. In her note, she said that the harassment of an electronics lecturer is the reason for her step. She was rushed to hospital where she is undergoing treatment.

VISAKHAPATNAM Taiwan team visits:: Industries Commissioner Kartikeya Misra along with Albert of Foxconn and other delegates from Taiwan visited the Visakhapatnam Port Trust on Monday. The VPT officials have explained the importance of the port in improving economic relations between India and Taiwan. They gave details on the facilities available at the port and the plans to augment the facilities with investments by BOT operators.

Seminar on Foreign Trade:: Federation of Indian Export Organizations in association with EXIM Bank of India will organize a seminar ‘Enhancing Foreign Trade in India’ on October 19. Senior officials from various departments including customs, Direct General of Foreign Trade, financial institutions, and Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India will participate. EXIM Bank of India Executive Director and former Chairman of ECGC N.Shankar will deliver keynote address.

CREDAI strike today:: In response to a protest call given at the national level following the suicide of Suraj Parmar of Cosmos Group, CREDAI will observe a day’s strike on Tuesday by stopping construction activity. He was the president of Maharashtra Chamber of Housing Industry shot himself last week due to glaring loopholes in the system, including delays in getting approvals and implementing government policies.

Four drowned persons bodies washed ashore:: The bodies of four persons including three students who had gone missing since Sunday evening were washed ashore on Monday morning. The bodies have been sent for a post-mortem examination.

Ramineni Puraskarams given away:: Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu has given away Ramineni Puraskarams to the awardees on the eve of its 16 Anniversary. Chaganti Koteswara Rao was awarded with Visista Puraskaram while actor Dr. Kaikala Satyanarayana, Novelist Dr. Ampasaiah Naveen, Potti Sriramulu Telugu University Prof. Dr. C.Mrunalini with Visesha Puraskarams.

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