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Noted writer Vasireddy Sitadevi passes away
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144 Section in Hyderabad ahead of Ayodhya verdict
Tight security in force to not to give scope for any religious clashes

Seven notorious criminals arrested by Cyberabad police
Property worth Rs. 45 lakh recovered

Rosaiah calls GHMC to improve road conditions in Hyderabad
Asks for reduction in traffic stoppages for VIP movements

Rosaiah presents annual FAPCCI awards function
Highlights needs for 18% increase in power generation

Shoaib Malik passport seized
Malik questioned for about one and half hours

Hyderabad Police registers cheating case on Shoaib Malik
Father of Ayesha files complaint against him

Ban on Draupadi novel sought
A woman lodges complaint with the Musheerabad Police

Press Council of India members visits Osmania University
Interacts with media persons and students

Chief Engineer found with assets worth over Rs. 4 crore
Anti Corruption Bureau conducts searches at his properties

Congress emerges winner in Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation elections
TDP gains strength; MIM continues to hold Old city

No move to shift K Rosaiah
Veerappa Moily praises CM for speeding up relief measures

Deputy Executive Engineer in ACB net
ACB officials unearthed disproportionate asserts worth over Rs.4 crore

Lover attacks his cousin in college
Girl hospitalized, accused handed over to police

Attack on police picket by suspected terrorists
One home guard killed; injured constable in critical condition

Three more Satyam employees arrested
Sent to Judicial Custody

Nagarjuna Finance Ltd Promoter and Director arrested
DCP says over 700 warrants issued were pending against them

Swapnika demands stern action against culprit
Doctors attending her says her survival chances are slim

TRS seeks SHRC to book cases against MP Rajagopal
Activists stage demonstration near Assembly

Chief Minister pulls up police officials on LANCO attack incident
Expresses dissatisfaction over the laxity of the Hyderabad police

First World Congress on Disaster Management on October 21
Renowned speakers to be present at the four-day event

3 students dead, 35 severely injured as college wall collapses in Hyderabad
Injured rushed to hospitals; CM orders Education Department to submit report

Jewellers booked for violations
Some of them found charging extra price of 11 to 14 percent

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Noted writer Vasireddy Sitadevi passes away

Sitadevi was five time winner of the AP Sahitya Academy Award

Hyderabad, April 13, 2007

Well known writer Vasireddy Sita Devi died at a private hospital in Secunderabad on Friday. She was hospitalized for nearly 20 days ago and is surviving on ventilator ever since her condition worsened.

She is survived by a brother Narayana Rao. Her funeral will be performed at Bansilalpet electric crematorium on Saturday. Sitadevi is a five-time winner of the Andhra Pradesh Sahitya Academy Award. She never flinched from her duty-of telling the world that women could be liberate themselves easily in life than men who remain victims of their own egos. She was known as a progressive writer, a rebel and feminist.

In all 50 novels and anthologies of short stories, she portrayed men as midgets in stature while the women characters rise from the ordinary to touch Himalayan heights. Her novel 'Matti Manishi' was translated into 14 languages by the National Book Trust (NBT). Several prominent personalities expressed condolences on her death.

Andhra Pradesh on April 13, 2007

Repoll ordered in 52 booths for Legislative Council Elections
Election Commission finds irregularities

Noted writer Vasireddy Sitadevi passes away
Sitadevi was five time winner of the AP Sahitya Academy Award

SC/ST Commission constituted
Commission consists of six members

Cabinet Expansion likely on April 21
CM speaks out in an informal chat with media

Veteran Film Actor Dhulipala died
Dhulipala acted in over 300 movies

Sri Sathya Sai Super Specialty Hospitals to offer free cardiac surgeries Vizaginfo.com
People asked to utilize the services

Fire Service Week from Saturday Vizaginfo.com
Aims at creating awareness among people

East Coast Railway reports Rs. 2124 crore revenue Vizaginfo.com
Rs. 163 crore comes from passenger earnings

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13 April 2007
Highlights: Noted writer Vasireddy Sitadevi passes away

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