Andhra Pradesh News on April 21, 2016

Thursday, April 21, 2016

  • HYDERABAD: Suryanarayana Reddy appointed as APCC Media Panel member:: AICC in a press release appointed Suryanarayana Reddy as the Andhra Pradesh Committee media panel member. APCC president N.Raghuveera Reddy congratulated him over his appointment.
  • High Court questions State Government for opposing AgriGold assets in Amaravati:: The Hyderabad High Court today questioned the State Government for not evincing interest in selling of AgriGold Assets in Amaravati. The court directed the CRDA officials to be present in the court personally. The committee informed the court that 50 per cent of the AgriGold assets were sold in the first phase and received Rs.60 crores and is ready to sell assets worth Rs.150 crore in the second phase and Rs.180 crore worth of assets in the third phase. The court posted the matter to April 26.
  • Tummala Nageswara Rao to contest from Paleru elections:: TRS chief Chandrasekhara Rao has selected him to contest from Paleru Assembly elections with a political motto. He said that the people will elect him based on the development works of TRS. He said tht there is no necessity for him to resign either for MLC or for minister’s post. He said that KCR has asked him to be in the fray.
  • Berths Available in Secunderabad-Patna Suvidha Special Train:: Vacant berths are available in II AC and III AC Classes of Train No. 02793 Secunderabad-Patna Suvidha Superfast Special train being run by South Central Railway on 29th April 2016 to clear extra rush of passengers. The train will depart Secunderabad at 08:35 hrs on 29th April, 2016 (Friday) and arrive Patna at 16:10 hrs on next day.
  • Former minister Ramulu joins TRS::Former minister and TDP party national vice-president Ramulu today joined TRS in presence of its chief K.Chandrasekhara Rao. He offered party kanduva and invited him into the party.
  • Telangana government extends ‘Kalyana Lakshmi scheme’ to BCs::Telangana State Government today issued orders extending ‘Kalyana Lakshmi’ scheme to the people belonging to Backward Classes. The scheme so far is extended to minorities under ‘Shadimubarak’ and Kalyana Lakshmi to Girijans. Under the scheme, the persons with Rs.2 lakh annual income are eligible to get the benefit. The scheme is applicable to those girls whose age is above 18 years. The scheme is applicable from this April month. It may be recalled that the government is extends Rs.51,000 under the scheme.
  • IT teams raid Khazana Jewellers:: Several teams form the Income Tax department carried out raids at the Khazana jewellers outlet at Dilsukhnagar on Thursday. This was part of simultaneous raids in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Sources from the IT department said they had carried out a survey at several outlets of the store. The survey was conducted at 10 branches of the jewellers at T.Nagar in Chennai, Purasawalkam, Mylapore and Bengaluru. We have verified records related to transactions based on the returns field by the jewellers said sources.
  • KARIMANGAR: Two caretakers arrested for branding three orphans with hot spoon:: Karimnagar Two Town police arrested Butchavva and Padma, the caretakers at Sishu Gruha for branding three orphans with hot spoon on Thursday. Police said that they arrested the duo separately and produced them before the court. They also recovered a spoon used to brand the children and submitted in the court. A case was registered u/s IPC 324 and section 75 and 85 of Juvenile Justice Act.
  • KURNOOL: ATM cash theft case solved::Police unraveled the mystery behind the daylight robbery of Rs.53 lakh from outsourced employees of Logicash agency of Tata Communication Payment Solutions ltd., in Pulivendula in Kadapa on April 18. The police arrested two TM service associates A.Sreenivasulu of Vemula, Yellanuru Konda, Vikram of Gunakanapalli in Lingala mandal and four others near Namalagundu temple on Kadiri road of Pulivendula town. The police recovered Rs.53 lakh from them said Kadapa SP Navin Gulati.
  • VISAKHAPATNAM: AU cancels Rishi Degree College of examination centre status:: Andhra university on Thursday cancelled the status of examination centre of Rishi Degree College, Narsipatnam based on suspicion that the B.Sc., second year Chemistry paper was leaked from the college. It may be recalled that the paper was circulated through WhatsApp on Wednesday. A special team from AU assessed the situation at four degree colleges at Narsipatnam on Thursday and took a call to suspend Rishi Degree College hold it responsible for paper leak. The university lodged a complaint with the police on the issue and also approached the Cyber Crime Department to take up further investigation.
  • YSRCP candle rally :: YSCRP will organize a candle light rally from the Gandhi statue near GVMC to the Ambedkar Statue at LIC as part of the State wide protest demanding implementation of the promises made in the AP Reorganization Act according to party senior leader Botcha Satyanarayana. He said that the main demands included announcement of the new railway zone with Visakhapatnam as headquarters, special category status to the State and Polavaram project. He said to highlight the drought situation in the State, an empty pots protests will be held opposite the GVMC on May 2. Party district president Gudivada Amarnath said that a party delegation would meet the President Pranab Mukherjee in New Delhi on April 25 and 26 and also to meet the Railwy Minister on the railway zone.
  • Brandix to reopen on April 25:: Following the talks the management had with the workers on Thursday in presence of VSEZ development commissioner and District Collector Dr.N.Yuvaraj, the management of Brandix India Apparel City has decided to open all its units form April 25. However, the talks between the workers and the management would continue and an amicable solution would be arrived by month end said Dr.Yuvaraj. It may be recalled that the workers of Brandix units went on a flash strike on Friday demanding hike in minimum wages from the current Rs.5,000 to Rs.10,000.
  • SRIKAKULAM: Trimex employees take to streets:: Trimex Sands Private Limited employees took out a rally on Thursday urging the government to allow the company to function as usual since over 3,000 persons depend on the organization for their livelihood. The company suspended its operations after the government slapped notices on the company asking it to pay royalty in accordance with quantity of mining and asked to stop mining activity in dispute land. The company took up mining activity in 380 acres of forest land. In this background, the company suspended services of contract employees and stopped payment of salaries to the regular employees.

Comment on this story