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August 2006

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144 Section in Hyderabad ahead of Ayodhya verdict

Manmohan Singh to campaign in Bihar today

FBI failed to act on Headley's wife's terror link expose 3 yrs before Mumbai attacks

Craven's horror flicks 'were inspired by real stories'

RBI will intervene if inflows turn lumpy: Subbarao

Enforcement Directorate issues 'Look Out Circular' against Lalit Modi

Now, laser technology that destroys tumours using heat

Waist size, not BMI can foretell cardiovascular risk in children

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Andhra Pradesh on August 1, 2006

Raghavulu tells Congress to scrap GO 5
Says only Rs. 15 Crores is earmarked for VRS

80,000 houses for Below Poverty Line families
Chief Minister directs the officials to take immediate steps

Two Hotel Management Students killed
Junior kills his Senior and runs away

Northgate Technologies shows improved Quarter
Better performance in online advertising and telecom business

Wells Fargo & Co., to open a centre at Hyderabad
Operations will commence in October

Andhra Pradesh on August 2, 2006

No retrenchment in PSUs says Congress
Accuses Opposition parties of making a fuss

Left and Opposition parties blame Government for hiding facts
Says Rosaiah is acting like a signing machine

AP Transco sells its excess power
Cashing on with power generation due to increased inflows

Idea Cellular increase coverage in state
Expands to 120 new towns in state

National Laser Sailing Championships from August 6
Laser 4.7 class to be introduced

Andhra Pradesh on August 3, 2006

TDP wants GO 5 to be scrapped
Asks for All-Party meeting

MLA Surekha surrenders
Court grants bail

Communist Leader Narasimha Rao is no more
Narasimha Rao is associated with CPI in West Godavari

Andhra Pradesh on August 4, 2006

Torrential rains claims 15 lives
The highest rainfall of 190mm recorded in Koyyuru

Chief Minister for an aerial survey on Saturday
Will be reviewing flood situation in North Coastal districts

Panchayat Raj polls put off
Fresh dates to be notified

Ten districts lagging behind implementation on Indira Prabha Scheme
Programme fails to gain momentum due to shortage of staff

All set for Laser National Sailing
Championships to be held in five categories

Andhra Pradesh on August 5, 2006

Hundreds of villages marooned in six districts
Water levels in Godavari river rising

Medical teams constituted
Collectors advised to ensure adequate supply of medicines

Sachdev tourney postponed
Tournament postponed due to heavy rains

Andhra Pradesh on August 6, 2006

APSRTC to introduce CNG run buses
It is the first transport utility in S.India

More than 2.5 lakh acres damaged due to floods and rains
Actual loss will come up in a couple of days

Panchayat Raj polls goes peacefully
Police opens fire in air to disburse mob

Andhra Pradesh on August 7, 2006

Death toll due to heavy rains crosses 100
Chief Minister sought Army and financial assistance

Coco Cola and Pepsi banned on campuses
SHRC given interim order

District Collectors can undertake relief work despite code
State Election Commission clarifies where elections to be held

Habitual offer found dead in police lock up
Sub Inspector and three constables suspended

District Incharge Minister asks authorities to work in co-ordination
Says floods will continue for five more days

38 houses destroyed in Narsapur Mandal
Rains creates havoc in the region

Andhra Pradesh on August 8, 2006

Sonia Gandhi to visit flood affected areas
To undertake aerial survey in the region

Central Government releases Rs 270 crore for flood relief
First installment of Rs. 135.48 crores already released

Subbarami Reddy seeks Rs 500 crore for relief works
Urges Centre to rush a team of experts to assess the loss

CM directs officials to speed up land acquisition process
Reviews position with the top officials

Dalit Bahujan Front demands Degree College for Nakirekal
Submits requisition to MRO

Bujji to go to court
Finds irregularities in recent elections

Andhra Pradesh on August 9, 2006

Sonia Gandhi whirlwind tour consoles victims
Central Government to release Rs.200 crores

Lok Satta emerges as a Political Party
Party to be free from caste barriers - To launch on October 1

State Government cannot ban colas
Rosaiah says Colas issue is a Central subject

Tajik President accorded warm welcome
He will stay for two days

Andhra Pradesh on August 10, 2006

Flood havoc leaves loss of Rs. 1000 crores
Chief Minister will request the PM for funds

PM to aerial survey flood areas in Andhra Pradesh
Dr. Manmohan Singh not to cover Khammam and Godavari districts

Government decided to supply seed on subsidy
50 per cent in flood hit areas

Assembly session from August 17
Police reject plea to allow Assembly staff through Gate No.1

Ravindra Reddy says he will resign if Kota is sacked
Reviews party failure in recent elections

10 passengers injured two RTC buses collide
Injured rushed to Jagityala Government Hospital

Andhra Pradesh on August 11, 2006

Prime Minister announces Rs. 200 crore aid
Rs.1 Lakh to kin of the deceased

State Government move to push up land prices
Existing charges were fixed way back in 1996

Ban on Maoists extended for one more year
Decision taken at State Cabinet Meeting

Three engineers kept under suspension
Charges of conniving with contractors

Survey on Banks performance held
Syndicate Bank of Seetarampuram reviewed

State Junior Athletic Championships begins
SC Railway DRM officially launches the meet

Andhra Pradesh on August 12, 2006

Website in Telugu on Job Guarantee to be launched
Social audit programme to help villagers

Jana Reddy reviews Ganesh festival arrangements
State Governments focus is back on arrangements for the Ganesh Chaviti festival

Andhra Pradesh on August 13, 2006

Anjaiah statue to be unveiled on August 16
Former Chief Minister statue at Lumbini Park

Chief Minister for better compensation package
No heart burn among small farmers on account of acquisition of land

Chief Minister releases autobiography of Karan Singh
New India could emerge only by vision of Youth

Government would supply BIS pump sets to farmers
There is no go back on this issue

Dr.Ramanaidus gesture for flood affected people
Rs.10 lakhs donated to CM Relief Fund

Vizianagaram Incharge Minister asks for more funds
Says Rs. 28 crores more needed

Andhra Pradesh on August 14, 2006

Government cancels controversial GO No5
Government will continue reforms in PSUs

Telangana Bhavan inaugurated
KCR vows his return only after announcement on Telangana

Raja Lakshmi award for SP Balasubramanayam
Holds Guinness record for the most number of songs

Andhra Pradesh on August 15, 2006

Central Team visiting state to access flood loss
To tour districts on August 18 and 19

AP to give priority to Rural Development IT and Welfare
CM unfurls flag on Independence Day

DSC to be held as per schedule
Government to appeal in High Court against APAT verdict

Bhagyanagar Metals to rename to Bhagyanagar India
Annual General Body Meeting takes decision

Andhra Pradesh on August 16, 2006

CPI plans State wide agitation on powers to Local Bodies
State Council meet in Guntur on September 2

Study teams concludes that flood victims received no aid
Central teams visited flood affected areas

Storm threat again for north coastal districts
Heavy rains likely

Ybrant Technologies sets up new office in Hyderabad
Plans to expand its operations

CM Cup 2006 Mascot Bheema released
State-level sports meet to begin from September 30

Andhra Pradesh on August 17, 2006

TRS MLAs summoned to Delhi
Strategy to resign will be discussed

PJanardhana Reddy taken to task at CLP meeting
His comment on neglect on Telangana draws criticism

Commercial Tax official in ACB trap
Nabbed on charges of bribe

Andhra Pradesh on August 18, 2006

Jayaprakash Narayanan to quit his posts before launching party
Would meet the Prime Minister and Sonia Gandhi

Man shot dead near court premises in Vijayawada
Vangaveeti Santhan Kumar seriously injured in the action

TDP president demanded Rs.1,000 crore aid
Charges Government for failure in handling flood situations

TRS stalls proceedings on GO No.610
Demands for discussion on the GO

High Court stays land acquisition on ORR
Judge refers the matter to Division Bench

Maoists strikes Atmakur(M) Police Station
Kills SI, ASI and a Home Guard

Minister directs LPG companies to supply gas within four days
Consumers should not be put to difficulties in view of festive season

Andhra Pradesh on August 19, 2006

Kondapalli Pyditalli Naidu passes away
He worked as MP for three times

Wage hike to MPs flayed
CGEW vice president commented as unjust

Maoists killed three police men at a close range
CM visits family members of policemen shot dead

Andhra Pradesh on August 20, 2006

Five bogies of train destroyed in fire
Miraculous escape of passengers

TRS Cabinet Ministers likely to quit on Tuesday
KCR to sit fast unto death at Jantar Mantar

State Government sought Rs.3616 Crore Central Assistance
Central team holds wrap up meeting with the CM

Senior Advocate Talari Anantha Babu felicitated
Justice Lakshmanan stresses young lawyers to learn from luminaries

Regal Sports Volleyball Tournament from August 21
19 teams to participate in the tournament

Andhra Pradesh on August 21, 2006

Transport Bhavan inaugurated
Chief Minister inaugurated three storied building

Government doctors across the State to on strike
Sequel to attack on medical officer at KHG

Health Minister urges doctors to maintain restraint
Pleads to ensure that people are not to put to inconvenience

CM announces additional compensation to flood victims
Kith and kin of victims gets Rs.2.5 lakhs ex gratia

Andhra Pradesh on August 22, 2006

TRS Union Ministers resign from UPA Government
Two and half years wait ends in disillusionment

Doctors calls off strike
Police arrests seven persons involved in the attack

No move to issue licences to sex workers in the State
Minister for Women Development clarifies in Assembly

Two hostel girls dies of snake bites
School Principal admitted at hospital

Bharti AXA begins Life Insurance operations
Starts first office at Hyderabad

Andhra Pradesh on August 23, 2006

Congres never cheated TRS
Chief Minister turns tables on TRS

TRS MLAs stall proceedings for three hours
Assembly adjourns without transacting any business

SSCL and NTPC to form a joint venture company
Agreement signed on coal and power production

Vamsadara in spate again with heavy rains
Threat of heavy rain coastal Andhra subsides

AppLabs gets new facility at Cyber Towers
Plans to increase head count to 600 by year-end

Andhra Pradesh on August 24, 2006

Violent protests flare in Assembly
House adjournment for the second day

Hyderabad man held at Glasgow
Arrested on charges of possessing firearm

Bomb scare at State Bank of India
Telephone call turns hoax

Violin Maestro Krishnamacharyulu is no more
82, he is suffering from paralytic stroke

AN Dave took charge as executive director of NTPC
Before assuming charge, he was executive director of NTPC of Northern Region.

Andhra Pradesh on August 25, 2006

Employment Mission for one million people
Government constitutes State-level employment generation mission

Impasse over Telangana continuous
Assembly adjourned for third day without any business

BJP leaders protest on Outer Ring Road project
Police arrests leaders and party activists

BCCI Curator Viswanathan visits Mangalagiri stadium site
Suggests sprinkler system in all areas of cricket stadium

Andhra Pradesh on August 26, 2006

YSR says Congress is ready for Second SRC
Blames TRS for making things difficult

Andhra Pradesh on August 27, 2006

Santhan attakers held
Would be produced before court on Monday

TRS Congress supporters attacks each other
Tension in Wanaparthy town

CM happy being adjudged one of the best CMs
Says Congress will get more majority in 2009 elections

Andhra Pradesh on August 28, 2006

18 TRS MLAs suspended
Speaker ordered the Assembly marshals to evict MLAs

Setback to HUDA
HC orders to maintain status quo on Kokapet lands

State Government seeks Rs 16000 crore package for the State
Chief Minister announced in the Assembly

Andhra Pradesh on August 29, 2006

Chief Minister agrees to pay medical bills of ex-MLAs
732 former MLAs bills pending

Whirlwind tour of Jayaprakash Narayan
Separate Telangana to be on people agenda

15 TRSs MLAs suspended again
Assembly proceedings hit again

Rami Reddy assumes charge as Chief Executive of BHEL
Reddy joined BHEL 34 years ago as a trainee engineer

Seven members of a family killed in an accident
Vehicle collides with lorry

Andhra Pradesh on August 30, 2006

TRSs MLAs repeat same drama for the third day
Stalls Assembly proceedings - Gets suspended

Heated arguments in the House on ORR
Congress leaders demands apology from Devender Goud

Right to claim maintenance to old parents
New amendment gives good relief to senior citizens

Andhra Pradesh on August 31, 2006

76000 Chikungunya cases reported
DM & HOs given Rs.3 lakhs for purchase of drugs

Chief Minister says GO 610 will be implemented
Says Government is committed in letter and spirit

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