Andhra News on February 16, 2017

  • Amaravati:: Change of examinations dates of APPSC:: The APPSC has changed some examination dates for the notifications issued earlier. Technical Assistant (Mining) posts examination will be held of March 3 instead of March 2. Technical Assistant (Geophysics) will be held as scheduled. Fisheries Development Officers post three papers examination will be held on March 4 and 5 instead of March 3 and 4. Civil Assistant Surgeons posts examination will be held on March 4 instead of March 3. Inspector of Factories will be held on March 4. Assistant Architecture, Surveyor, Deputy Surveyor posts will be held on March 5 according to a statement by APPSC on Thursday.
  • Kurnool:: Lawyers boycott courts:: The Kurnool Bar Association members abstained from courts on Thursday as part of a two-day boycott called to protest against the murder of Sunitha, a woman advocate at the Rayadurgam court in Anantapur district on Wednesday.
  • Machilipatnam:: Case booked against gold appraiser:: The Machilipatnam police on Thursday registered a case against Vijaya Bank gold appraiser S.V.Santosh Kumar who reportedly replaced gold deposited in the bank with imitation jewellery. The police swung into action based on a complaint by the Branch Manager of the bank.
  • Ongole:: Noted writer Subba Rao passed away:: Noted writer, poet and critic Karnam Subba Rao died following a brief illness in Chirala on Wednesday. He was 76 and is survived by three sons.
  • Vijayawada:: APSWC announces Rs.6 crore dividend:; The AP State Warehousing Corporation has decided to give an interim dividend of Rs.6 crore during the current financial year. Chairman L.V.S.R.K.Prasad said the Board of Directors meeting held recently discussed the proposal. A dividend of Rs.3 crore will be given to State government and Rs.3 crore to the Central Warehousing Corporation, he said.

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