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Andhra News as on November 24, 2018

VISAKHAPATNAM:: Prasada Rao takes over as AU Rector:: M.Prasada Rao, Professor of Economics, honorary director of Centre of SAARC Studies, AU took over as Rector on Saturday.

VISAKHAPATNAM:: HRD Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao inaugurated the mid-day meal project at Zilla Parishad High School at Anandapuram. He said that nine central kitchens were set up with the help of agencies like Akshayaptra and a few others at Chodavaram, K.Kotapadu, Chittivalasa, Simhachalam, Peda Gantyada, tchutapuram, Tallapalem, S.Rayavaram and Narsipatnam. He said that the central kitchens would prepare food for 1,908 schools in 31 mandals in the district. On daily basis, 1,87,474 children have mid-day children have mid-day meal, he said.

VIJAYAWADA:: Telangana police booked for teasing woman:: The South Zone police registered a case against two constables for allegedly teasing a woman passenger at Pandit Nehru Bus Station a couple of days ago. Following a complaint, the police registered a case and took up investigation on the alleged misbehaviour of the constables. Police Commissioner Ch.Dwaraka Tirumala Rao today said an inquiry had been ordered into the complaint of the woman and action would be taken based on the report. The two were identified as APSP constables of Telangana. We will write to the Telangana DGP in this regard, he said.

VIJAYAWADA:: State to impart skills to eight lakh youth:: Minister for Law and Justice, Skill Development and Sports Kollu Ravindra today said the top rank achieved by the State in employability as per the India Skills Report-2019 was possible due to the missionary zeal with which the government had imparted skills to the youth through the State Skill Development Corporation and the line departments. He said that steps were taken to establish a skills university in Visakhapatnam.

VIJAYAWADA:: Pawan Kalyan takes bus route to Agency:: JSP president Pawan Kalyan had travelled in Palle Velugu bus to Rampachodavaram. With him were party leaders Nadendla Manohar and Pasupuleti Balaraju and State secretaries of CPI and CPI(M) K.Ramakrishna and P.Madhu. People displaced by Polavaram project and Musurumilli and Bhoopatipalem reservoirs also travelled on the bus. The people told Pawan that the State government gave them a compensation of Rs.3 lakh to Rs.7 lakh but claimed in its report to the Central Government to have paid Rs.11.50 lakh per acre. They alleged that they were given barren lands in return for the fertile ones they parted with in the larger interests of the State.

ANANTAPUR:: 9 test positive for swine flu:: The GGH here has received 29 cases of suspected swine flu this month and nine of them have tested positive. However, all of them got themselves discharged from the hospital and went either to the Government General Hospitals in Kurnool or Bengaluru.


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