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January 2008

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Blame your mom for your muffin top or thunder thighs

January 2008 News from Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh on January 1, 2008

KA Paul urges Chief Minister to restore peace mission
Threatens Government he would expose certain documents

Three-day All India Kuchipudi Festival ends
Book on Kuchipudi Vyasa Manjari released

Andhra Pradesh on January 2, 2008

Second Power Project proposed at Masulipatnam
Plant to be a super thermal station

American Telugu Association invites Mahesh Babu and Sneha
Three day ATA meet to held at New Jersey

Prime Minister to inaugurate Indian Science Congress on Thursday
Assures on BHPV merger

Chief Minister lays foundation stone for VUDA projects
VUDA plans to develop roads, drainage, parks, electrical cable system etc.,

Chief Minister lays foundation for RIMS
104 mobile clinic for rural people to be launched from Ugadi

Andhra Pradesh on January 3, 2008

UP Chief Minister Mayavati visiting Hyderabad
Advance security teams arrive from UP

Stampede at Kanakadurga temple
Six persons killed on ghat road

GVMC gets good response for GO Ms No. 901
Regularization of irregular structures

Visakhapatnam Steel Plant CMD awarded Gold Medal
Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh handed over at 95th ISC

Prime Minister announces NREGP to be extended to all areas from April 1
Chief Minister explains steps taken for elimination of poverty

Andhra Pradesh on January 4, 2008

State Cabinet gives green signal for VROs recruitment
Nearly 6,237 Village Revenue Officers will be recruited in the State

Chakarapani appeals President to set up Apex Court Bench in Hyderabad
Appeals two separate benches of AP High Court in Coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema

Two women fight over motherhood of a girl child
Hospital authorities refer a DNA test

KA Paul launches Praja Shanti Party
Equality among all castes are the priorities of new party

Daylight burglary at MVP colony
Burglars decamps with Rs.3 lakhs and 75 tolas of gold on Friday

Dibbapalem villagers gets bail from High Court
Villagers arrested on October 7, 2007 for allegedly blocking work

Andhra Pradesh on January 5, 2008

UP Chief Minister Mayavati arriving in Hyderabad today
To address a public meeting at Nizam College grounds

Government signs MoU with Caparo Engineering
Automotive park to come up in Nellore district

Call centre interviews on January 7
300 posts to be filled as part of Rajiv Udyogasri programme

Mayor calls upon builders and house owners to take advantage of the GOs
Directs residents to regularize building plans by paying penalty

Modern market yard to come up with an investment of Rs.120 crores
Market yard to be built in 50 acres of land

Andhra Pradesh on January 6, 2008

P Janardhana Reddy Memorial to come up on Necklace Road
Governor, Chief Minister pays respects to the departed leader

BSP chief declines to meet supporters
Reportedly angry at State Level Leaders

TDP MLA Jayaprakash dies of cardiac arrest
Chandrababu Naidu terms it a loss of a good leader for the party

Robbery in Cell phone shop
Cell phones worth over Rs.2 lakhs and cash Rs.30,000 robbed

Andhra Pradesh on January 7, 2008

Justice Anil Ramesh Dave is new Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh High Court
Governor ND Tiwari administers oath

Defence research laboratories are ready with Akash Surface to Air missile system
DRDO Chief N Prahlada makes announcement

Proposal to appointment of administrators at hospitals
AP Vaidya Vidhana Parishad Minister makes announcement

Contract lecturers strike work
Demands for hike in salaries among others

Building collapse at Daba Gardens claims 2
18 injured; Rescue operations initiated; Minister promises support

Andhra Pradesh on January 8, 2008

CID and Delhi police rescued 50 Andhra girls
24 traffickers arrested in a join operation

Film industry to protest if Mayawati does not tender apologize
Seeks unconditional apology within 48 hours

Government introduces computer education in 5000 schools
21st Century Gurukul schools sanctioned for each district

Another police station to come at Potinamallyyapalem
Official orders likely to be issued in few days time

LPG storage yard ready for inauguration
Storage Yard constructed 162 meters below sea level

CBI officials arrest two EPF officials
Charged for accepting a bribe

Andhra Pradesh on January 9, 2008

AICC General Secretary Moily hints at second SRC
Separate Telangana topic makes a comeback

TDP to give 3 percent quota for Minorities
TDP President Chandrababu Naidu makes announcement

Khadi exhibition from Thursday
Silk saris, ready made shirts on exhibition cum sale

ICICI Prudential ties up with Postal department
To strengthen service infrastructure in rural people

GVMC presents Rs. 1702 crore budget
Mayor postpones meeting to January 29 for discussion

Andhra Pradesh on January 10, 2008

South Central Railway runs 36 special trains
To clear off extra rush of traffic during festival season

MP Jhansilakshmi inaugurates Khadi Expo
Asks officials to create awareness on rural industries

Prakasam to host National Kho-Kho meet
Panguluru bags State title consecutively for 14 years

Bulk land auction by VUDA opposed
NGO to file public interest litigation

BJP to launch Rythu Bata at Guntur on February 4
Dattatreya hits at ryots emancipation

Andhra Pradesh on January 11, 2008

Tilak likely to be Congress nominee for Terlam By poll
Terlam election likely to be held along with Khairatabad election

Chief Minister to lay foundation to IIIT
Works to get going from today

Union Government decides to revive fertilizer factory
Factory to provide employment to nearly 10,000 people

Court finds evidence insufficient in Pavan Kalyan bigamy case
Divorce case adjourned to January 25

AMC PG student arrested
Charged of deceiving a girl

Andhra Pradesh on January 12, 2008

Senior Congress leader Venkataswamy calls youth for agitation against graft
Says Chiranjeevi entry into politics will impact all political parties

Education portals launched
Portal to aid placement to unemployed

Gangavaram Port to be ready by April 2008
Five berths to become ready by end of March

Andhra Pradesh on January 13, 2008

Medical staff to go ahead with strike
Chalo Hyderabad rally on January 21

Akkineni Award presented to Anjali Devi
Award presented for her outstanding contribution to film industry

Housing Board Minister B Satyanarayana inaugurates VAMBAY houses
Says State Government is committed for housing the poor

Sanjay Kumar to assume charge as District Collector
Anil Kumar Singhal transferred to Central Services

Andhra Pradesh on January 14, 2008

Congress leaders plans to visit New Delhi on January 28
Leaders get ready to quit posts if no favorable response received

Andhra Pradesh on January 15, 2008
Andhra Pradesh on January 16, 2008

TRS sets deadline for Separate Telangana
CM says that Congress and UPA government is not coward by threats

Knowledge Commission Chairman Pitroda stresses on Quality Education
Recommends for a Higher Education Regulatory Authority

Andhra Pradesh on January 17, 2008

Thieves stole antiques belonging to Nizam era
Swords and rods from the Museum stolen

Andhra Pradesh on January 18, 2008

Chandrababu Naidu buys Bullet Proof car
TDP alleges scaling down of his security cover

CPI leaders charge Congress Government for damage to Telangana
Says Congress Party neglected the region

Andhra Pradesh on January 19, 2008

Notification issued for recruitment of 10,119 Police Constables
Applications to be available at Police Commissionerates

19 years old girl allegedly gang raped by three youth
One of the alleged youth believed to be involved in several crimes

Review meeting on Rs.2kg scheme from Ugadi
Minister wards against irregularities in implementing the scheme

Andhra Pradesh on January 20, 2008

Eight TRS MLAs gets ready to resign
TRS activists injured after police tried to disperse them

Temple authorities gearing up for Mahasivaratri
Srisailam Devastanam Trust Board making arrangements

Andhra Pradesh on January 21, 2008

AP High Court stays Yendada land sale tender process
Division Bench directs AP State Housing Corporation

FACOR to set up 2 power plants in Orissa
Rs.2,700 crore to be spent on expansion

APHRC seeks report on Special Economic Zone
Directs East Godavari District Collector to submit a report by February 7

State Government hikes treatment cost under ESI
Hike from Rs. 1 lakh to Rs. 2 lakhs

Cabinet sub committee talks with BC Welfare Association inconclusive
Krishnaiah to go-ahead with indefinite fast on January 28

VUDA to launch regularization drive
VUDA City Planner holds meeting with officials

Andhra Pradesh on January 22, 2008

TDP MP Yerran Naidu demands white paper on BC Welfare
Addressess conference on BC Garjana

Andhra Pradesh on January 23, 2008

Chandrababu Naidu asks BCs to revolt against government
BCs Garjana turns out to be a big successful event for TDP

CPI State secretary Narayana and Aziz Pasha arrested as part of Bhu Poratam
Party activists forcibly occupies land in New Hafeezpet lands

Task Force Officials arrests fake gold gang
Recovered 1kg of gold and Rs.78,000

Hindustan Shipyard Limited delivers Good Princess
Vessel to be the second of the four ships for Good Earth Maritime Ltd

Violation of Labour Laws in PSUs
Prime Minster orders probe in reported violations

Flower show 2008 at VUDA Park
VUDA and Horticulture Department comes together for the annual show

Andhra Pradesh on January 24, 2008

Police arrests four persons in Museum theft case
Recovers stolen sword

High Court directs Government not to finalize and pass orders
Another twist for Building Regularization Scheme

Three-day flower show opens at VUDA Park
Colorful flower spices enthralls visitors

CPM activists attack House Committee members
30 Arrested, 15 injured in the incident

GVMC all set to make anti rabies vaccine available from January 26
GVMC allocates Rs.40 lakhs for this purpose

Andhra Pradesh on January 25, 2008

Banking operations came to standstill
Transactions to the tune of Rs.50,000 crores stalled in the state

ACB officials traps College Principal
Arrested on charges of disproportionate assets

Group of Ministers gives assurance to BCs
BC Welfare Association President to go ahead with indefinite fast

No relief yet in Cine actor Pavan Kalyan Divorce and bigamy cases
Court adjourns cases, Directs both to attended on February 7

Andhra Pradesh on January 26, 2008

104 Service to provide round the clock tele-medicine
Government to raise limit of insurance coverage

TRS obtains resignations from elected representatives
To put letters before public at Nalgonda meeting

Chief Minister inaugurates Horticulture fair
Sector to contribute 4.64 percent of GSDP

ICICI Bank launches iMobile service
Account holders can transfer funds to ICICI or non-ICICI bank accounts

Kotikuppala Surya Rao felicitated
Only person from South India to receive Vijaya Gujral Award

Andhra Pradesh on January 27, 2008
Andhra Pradesh on January 28, 2008

Chiranjeevi fans attacks film actor Rajaskhar and his family
Chiranjeevi tenders apology on behalf of his fans

Building Regularization and Land Regularization scheme put on hold
Beleaguered buildings owners gets a sign of relief

APCO registers record sales
Weavers’ corporative generates a revenue of Rs.1.5 crore

Patient dies jumping from top floor of Corporate Hospital
Three Town Police registers a case of negligence against the Hospital

Andhra Pradesh on January 29, 2008

Seven surrenders in attack on Dr Rajasekhar incident
Police registers attempt to murder case under different sections

NTR Memorial Trust Virtual Blood Bank inaugurated
Governor ND Tiwari calls to donate blood every three months

Transport Minister assures of no retrenchment in APSRTC
Gives away best HSD KMPL awards to drivers and mechanics

Shriram Group to enter into General Insurance sector
Signs agreement with Sunlam of South Africa

Zilla Parishad budget approved
Heated debate takes place in General Body Meeting

RINL ties up with SAIL
MoU for acquisition of high-grade limestone

Andhra Pradesh on January 30, 2008

Nine important state roads covering 1252 kilometers to be widened
Project to be taken under Public Private Partnership

TDP to give 33 percent seats to BCs in polls
Party activists to organize bicycle rallies

Cine actor Rajasekhar attack
Filmy twist given to the case

Minimum Support Price for Paddy
Union Minister for Agriculture rules out any increase

Andhra Pradesh on January 31, 2008

Rain forecast for Coastal Andhra as depression builds in Bay of Bengal
Rains sweeping Visakhapatnam; To last for 24 hours

Additional DIG SSA Khan dead
Rushed to Osmania Hospital after Constable fires

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