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Aug 31, 2002
Senior Journalist Sri. A Prabhakar Rao(70) died after a brief illness at his home in Hyderabad. Sri Prabhakar Rao worked for top notch dailies including Visalandhra, Link etc. and served at various levels to Journalist Unions.

Aug 30, 2002
Intel CEO visits Satyam Campus
Mr. Craig Barrett later visited the Satyam Campus ( Satyam Technology Development Center - STC) at Bahadurpally near Hyderabad. He was accompanied by Mr. Ramalinga Raju - Chairman of Satyam and other executives.

Aug 29, 2002
CBI submits final report on Prathyusha case
The Central Bureau of Investigation submitted their final report in the death of film actress Ms. Prathyusha to the High Court. Members of the CBI and the Judges discussed on various points their chamber. The case was looked by Justice Motilal Naik and Justice G Rohini.

Aug 27, 2002
Minister for Transport, Mr. BV Mohana Reddy made a surprise visit to the RTC Printing Press and RTC Body Building Unit in Hyderabad. He said that the main aim of the RTC was to provide better services to the public.

Aug 26, 2002
Chief Minister Mr. N Chandrababu Naidu laid the foundation stone for the newly proposed Income Tax Towers in Hyderabad.

Aug 25, 2002
Chief Minister Mr. N Chandrababu Naidu visited the Khaitarabad E-Seva center and monitored the facilities there and said that the results of were fantastic. He said that all efforts are being made for the extending the faculty to other areas of the state.

Aug 24, 2002
National Games postponed for December 2002
The 32nd National Games scheduled to be held in Hyderabad from 15 November 2002 were postponed to December. A Meeting under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister Mr. N Chandrababu Naidu decided to postpone the Games.

Aug 23, 2002
Over 1830 Gold-colored Tortoise that were recently being recovered at the Singapore Airport from smugglers from Chitoor district were brought back to the Nehru Zoological Park brought in 19 boxes. These tortoise were brought from Singapore Zoological Gardens and were kept in special enclosures at the Nehru Zoological park.

Aug 22, 2002
The 4-day Andhra Pradesh Table Tennis Ranking Competitions began in Hyderabad today. About 400 players will participate in the event. The players competing in these compilations will play for the finals of State team which will be held in Vijayawada.

Aug 20, 2002
Mathematics University for Hyderabad needed
Mathematician Mrs. Sakunthala Rani asked the Chief Minister in Hyderabad to allocate some land for setting up at International Standard University in Mathematics. She said that Tamil Nadu and Karnataka can also get benefited with Affiliate colleges that teach Mathematics and that Seminars and Workshops on Mathematics can be conducted more often.

Aug 19, 2002
Senior Congress Leader Sri Venkata Swamy said that the party will take action if any one takes funds on the name of Dalita Meetings. He spoke at a meeting being organized by the State Congress in Hyderabad.

Aug 18, 2002
Govt. to put Video piracy on hold
Chief Minister Mr. N Chandrababu Naidu promised to set up a special division in CBCID and Intelligence to keep a check on Video and Audio piracy. He had an interaction with film personalities at Film Chamber in Hyderabad.

Aug 16, 2002
Youth Congress leaders arrested in Hyderabad
Many Congress members including Leaders of Youth Congress have been arrested in Hyderabad when they staged a rastha rokho. Congress party in Karimnagar also staged a rastha rokho against the arrest Youth Congress members.

Aug 15, 2002
Chief Minister Sri N Chandrababu Naidu took honor in the Police Parade held at Parade Grounds in Secunderabad. He said that the Government will be providing 24 hrs power supply and that incentives will be given to farmers who save power and effectively use it.

Aug 14, 2002
Police of Banjara Hills arrested a gang of members who were involved in the recent kidnapping of the son of businessman and demanded for money. The arrested were sent for remand. Initial investigations by the Police revealed that the gang has made an unsuccessful attempt for a similar kidnap in Mumbai.

Aug 11, 2002
Ministers Sri Vijayarama Rao and Mr. Srinuvasa Yadav took part in the concluding program of Chaduvula Panduga at Gun Foundry in Hyderabad. The Ministers said that the Government is considering conversion of Bridge school into Residential schools.

Aug 10, 2002
The Airports Authority of India has banned entry of visitors into Domestic and International Terminals of the Hyderabad Airport till August 16. The decision was taken due to security measures.

Aug 9, 2002
A Team of IAS Officers who were a part of 15-days Bharath Darshan program touring the country visited Hyderabad today. The program began at Goa and concluded at Hyderabad. They appreciated the efforts of the Government about the E-Governance and Janmabhoomi programs.

Aug 8, 2002
PCC President Sri M Satyanarayana Rao took part in a 1-day hunger strike program at the Gandhi Statue in Secunderabad.

Aug 7, 2002
Inter-Divisional Shuttle Competitions of the Railways began in Secunderabad today.

Aug 3, 2002
Traffic came to a stall at some places in the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad as water from rains that fell today blocked the traffic. 2 cm rainfall was recorded in the twin cities today.

Aug 2, 2002
MCH introduces new Online Accounting system

Commissioner of Hyderabad Municipal Corporation Chitra Ramachandra said that the Corporation has introduced a new financial accounting system for the first time in the state. The modern system allows monitoring of files and payments made by the Corporation online. She said that the facility brings complete transparency.
Chitra Ramachandran - Commissioner - MCH


Jul 31, 2002
Chief Justice of High Court Justice AR Lakshmanan administered the oath to newly elected Judges MS Narayana, G Rohini, T Gopala Krishna, M Narasimha Reddy in Hyderabad.

Jul 30, 2002
Student members of the Students Federation of India staged a dharna at the Office of the Commissioner of Backward Classes in Hyderabad in the 6th floor. The Police who entered into the scene restored to Lathi charge and arrested 9 of its leaders.

Jul 26, 2002
Governor Dr. C Rangarajan presented the Joshua Sahitya Puraskaram 2002 to Assamese Poet Sri Nilamani Phukan at a function held in Hyderabad.

Jul 23, 2002
The St. Paul Table Tennis Academy of Hyderabad awarded prizes to the winners in the table tennis competitions today. Arjuna award winner and 7 times national champion Mr. Kamalesh said that we are all responsible for the fact that we didn't get a Olympic gold though we have a huge population. He also said that children should be given training in sports right from their childhood. He distributed prizes to the winners. Veteran Players Mr. Lalit Mohan Chandar and others were felicitated on the occasion.

Jul 20, 2002
State incharge of AICC Mr. Ravi visits Hyderabad
Senior AICC Congressman and state-activities in charge Mr. V Ravi came to Hyderabad today. He was warmly received by the State Congress at the Airport. Speaking at a press meet, he clarified that his visit to the state was not for a change in the PCC leadership and that he did not receive such requests.

Jul 19, 2002
The new pack of Pepsi 1-litre pet was launched by Film Star Pawan Kalyan at the Ramoji Film Studio. more..

Jul 17, 2002
Over 43 people have been injured when a lorry overturned near Palakoderu area in West Godavari. 4 of them were injured. The lorry was carrying labor workers to a construction site when the accident occurred.

Jul 14, 2002
TDP discusses on its strategy for assembly sessions
Telugu Desam Party President Mr. N Chandrababu Naidu took part in a party meet held at NTR Trust Bhawan in Hyderabad. He discussed about the strategy of the party in the upcoming Assembly sessions.

Jul 11, 2002
Cpt. Lakshmi Sehgal in Hyderabad
Presidential Candidate of the Left Parties - Capt. Lakshmi Sehgal visited Hyderabad to participate in a publicity campaign. She said that Mr. Chandrababu Naidu would have commented that he 'does not know' her. She suggested Mr. Babu to spend for two hours on the web and that he can come to know about Aazad Hind Fauz.

Jul 9, 2002
CM inaugurats workshop on Smart Governance
Chief Minister inaugurated a workshop entitled 'Smart Governance' at Dr. Marri Chenna Reddy Human Resources Development Center in Hyderabad.

Jul 8, 2002
CM monitoring construction works at D Block of Secretariat
Chief Minister Sri N Chandrababu Naidu monitored the construction works at D Block of the Secretariat. He also checked the quality of flooring and roofing and said that the quality of the works should be standard.

Jul 6, 2002
Chief Minister Mr. N Chandrababu Naidu inspected the files of the Panchayat Department at the Secretariat.

Jul 5, 2002
New BJP President warmly received at Hyderabad Airport
The newly elected President of Bharateeya Janata Party Mr. Venkiah Naidu was warmly received at the Hyderabad Airport after he assumed the charge for the first time.

Jul 4, 2002
Police Officers Meet of Southern Railway begins
Police Officers Meet of Southern Railway began at Hyderabad. Police and authorities were discussion on better ways of protecting passengers from thieves and decoits. Additional General Manager who was present at the meet said that the number of thefts in Railways has decreased over the last years and asked the Civil Police, General Railway Police and Railway Protection Force to work united when solving cases.

Jul 3, 2002
Transport Minister Sri BV Mohan Reddy announced that Global Positioning System wll be introduced for the first time in the state in select services between Vijaywada - Hyderabad segments of the APSRTC.

Jul 1, 2002
Lawyers may be allowed to file cases by email
Chief Justice of Supreme Court Justice BN Kirpal visited Nalsar Law University at Shamirpet in Hyderabad. He was accompanied by Chief Minister Mr. N Chandrababu Naidu and Chief Justice of High Court Justice AR Lakshmanan. Speaking at the meet, he said that lawyer, in the near future, will be allowed to file court cases by email and that e-Court system will be introduced which will ease the process of court proceedings and decrease the time spent on various cases at courts.

Jun 29, 2002
EAMCET 2002 Engineering counselling begins
Counselling for Admissions into Engineering Colleges in the state through EAMCET 2002 began today at 5 centers in the state. Minister for Technical Education - Sri Damodar Reddy inaugurated the counselling process at JNTU, Hyderabad.

Jun 28, 2002
A Parliament Sub-Committee visited National Mineral Development Corporation visited Hyderabad today. The Chairman of NMDC explained on the developments in the Corporation.

Jun 27, 2002
Univ of Hyd and AP Forensic Lab to sign MoU
The University of Hyderabad and Andhra Pradesh Forensic Science Laboratory, Hyderabad will be signing up a Memorandum of Understanding on mutual sharing of facilities and capabilities in the fields of research and development.

Jun 26, 2002
CM presents NABARD Prizes to top Banks
Chief Minister Sri N Chandrababu Naidu presented NABARD prizes to top performing Banks in the state who were giving loans to Self Working groups.

Jun 24, 2002
Four Auditors held for manipulating Krushi Bank records
Four Auditors of the Registrar of Cooperative Societies were arrested by the police for manipulating accounts of Krushi Bank. The arrested were sent to judicial remand. The arrested were - K Naveen, Ch Om Prakash, D Narasimha and M Gangadhar.

Jun 23, 2002
"A Handbook on Public Relations and Communication" written by Mr. CV Narasimha Reddy was released in Hyderabad by Swami Pramarthananada.

Jun 22, 2002
BJP dharnas for withdrawl of water tax hike
BJP staged a dharna today in Hyderabad demanding for the immediate withdrawal of hiked Water tax. BjP Leader Mr. Chintala Ramachandra Reddy commented that even when the Central Government has sanctioned Rs. 1 Crore to meet the works of transfer of Krishna river water to Hyderabad about a year back.

Jun 21, 2002
CM releases Ernest and Young report on Bio-Technology
Chief Minister Sri N Chandrababu Naidu said that the Andhra Pradesh Government is committed about the improvement of Bio-Technology industry in the state and said that the Government will help in terms of polices and incentives to companies who come forward. He released the Report on Bio-Technology industry of Ernest & Young.

Jun 20, 2002
Sri Chebroulu Hanumaiah passes away
Former Minister and Senior member of the Congress, Sri. Chebroulu Hanumaiah died of kidney problem in a hospital in Hyderabad. He is 79 and is survived with a wife and three sons.

Jun 17, 2002
The ABVP - a strong Students association in Andhra Pradesh demanded for the immediate removal of the Convener of EdCET 2002 Prof. B Bhaskar Rao according to a press release in Hyderabad.

Jun 14, 2002
A 3-day exhibition on Electronics and Communications - Broadband India 2002 was inaugurated by Chief Minister Sri N Chandrababu Naidu today. About 50 stalls were put on display at the exhibition.

Jun 12, 2002
Senior Journalist and Editor of Chatyra, Vipula and other Monthly magazines, Sri Chalasani Prasada Rao died in Hyderabad. He is 63 and is survived with a wife, son and daughter.

Jun 5, 2002
The Electronics Corporation of India (ECIL), Hyderabad has been awarded a Merit Certificate for achieving an excellent rating by exceeding the MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) targets for 2000-01.

Jun 4, 2002
The CID Police said that their investigations in Charminar Bank case reveled that the persons who submitted fake documents at the Bank and took loans to a tune of Rs. 65 Lakhs were residing in Jagityala in Karimnagar. CID Inspector Mr. Premranjan Das was sent to Karimnagar for the Investigation.

Jun 1, 2002
Hyderabad Police unfolds a fake visa gang
Additional Commissioner Mr. AK Khan said that Hyderabad Police has unfolded a gang involved in taking fake photographs using computer technology and getting Depending Passport and Visa (H1) using from US Consulate.

May 31, 2002
CM inaugurated hi-tech power distribution facility
Chief Minister Sri N Chandrababu Naidu inaugurated the state's first hi-tech power distribution center at Erragadda. The facility was named as Electricity Remote Control Center and severs for Hyderabad and other 9 surrounding municipalities. The center has a control system called the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Center (SCADA) and was setup by AP Central Power Distribution Company at a cost of Rs. 32 Crores with technology from the UK.

May 28, 2002
The Hyderabad Water and Sewage Board announced the hike of Water tax in twin cities. The cost for 15 KL of water will now cost Rs. 90 instead of the earlier Rs. 55.

May 27, 2002
Jahangir, a 27 aged person died in Hyderabad. Jahangir is an AIDS patient.

May 23, 2002
CM meets Districts Collectors - asks them to be Managers rather than just Revenue Collectors
Chief Minister Sri N Chandrababu Naidu inaugurated two-day Collectors conference at Jubliee Hall in Hyderabad. He asked the Collectors to come out from the old-role of Revenue Collectors and become Managers of districts. He said that the development rate in Adilabad is 2.49 while that of Cuddapah was 2.63. He said that 54 municipalities will be getting e-Seva system. He asked the Collectors to take strict action errant Doctors and Teachers.

May 21, 2002
Congress Party observed the ‘Sadbhavana Diwas’ as a mark of the death anniversary of former Prime Minister and renowned Congress Leader Sri Rajiv Gandhi. PCC President Sri M Satyanarayana Rao hoisted the Sadbhavana flag in Hyderabad.

May 20, 2002
Former Mayor of Hyderabad Mr. Juliffer Ali was arrested for alleged involvement in Charminar Bank case.

May 19, 2002
"The Saga of Hyderabad struggle in India's freedom movement" released
The Vice-President Mr. Krishna Kant has released a book on "The saga of Hyderabad struggle in India's freedom movement". The book presents a comprehensive account of the struggle to liberate the erstwhile Hyderabad state from the rule of Nizam's and integrate it with the Union of India. Former Prime Minister, PV Narasimha Rao, three Chief Ministers Mr. N Chandrababu Naidu (Andhra Pradesh), Dr. SM Krishna (Karnataka) and Vilasrao Deshmukh (Maharastra) were present on the occasion.

May 18, 2002
Vice President lays foundation stone for ICH
Vice-President of India, Sri Krishna Kanth laid the foundation stone for International Convention Hall at the National Institute of Rural Development in Hyderabad. Union Minister for Rural Development Mr. M Venkiah Naidu was also present. Speaking at the inauguration function, Sri Krishna Kanth said that experiences were drawn our from the unhappy experiences with Mexico and the happy experiences with China and Vietnam regarding the importance of non-farm rural sector.

May 9, 2002
General Officer Commanding of the Southern Region visited the Bolarum Military Hospital at Secunderabad.

May 8, 2002
The Telengana Congress Forum with Sri Mallikarjun as its Chairman inaugurated thei office in Hyderabad.

May 6, 2002
Two labor workers died in an accident at Gachhibowli National Stadium in Hyderabad. Meanwhile Sports Minister Mr. Ramulu said that the State Government has decided to name the Gachhibowli National Stadium on the name of former Lok Sabha Speaker Sri Balayogi.

May 5, 2002
Two labor workers died in an accident at Gachhibowli National Stadium in Hyderabad. Meanwhile Sports Minister Mr. Ramulu said that the State Government has decided to name the Gachhibowli National Stadium on the name of former Lok Sabha Speaker Sri Balayogi.

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