Andhra Pradesh News on April 23, 2016

Saturday, April 23, 2016

  • HYDERABAD: Special classes for Social Welfare residential school students::The State government will conduct special bridge course during summer vacation for students of Social Welfare residential schools who are lagging behind in studies. Social Welfare Minister R.Kishore Babu said on Saturday that the decision was taken to help the students who needed additional coaching. He said that the classes would conducted for 12,480 students.
  • Hyderabad is the 3rd noisiest metro in the country:: Hyderabad is the third noisiest metro in India after Mumbai and Lucknow as per a report by the Central Pollution Control Board. The CPCB gathered data from 35 noise monitoring systems installed by it in nine metro cities for the period 2011-2014. The findings were published in its report Status of ambient noise levels in India.
  • VISAKHAPATNAM: Endowments department reclaims land:: The Endowments Department has reclaimed nearly Rs.1 crore worth of land at Munagapaka belonging to Sri Dhuri Kamamma Choultry in the city after it got an order from the court in its favor. Assistant Endowments Commissioner E V Pushpavardhan and his officers took possession of the land measuring 70 cents following the court verdict and erected board indicating that the land belongs to the Endowments department.
  • MLA seeks installation of CCTV cameras at cinema ticket counters:: Alleging large scale black marketing of cinema tickets and other violations, Visakhapatnam South MLA Vasupalli Ganesh Kumar has sought installation of CCTV cameras at counters selling tickets in cinemas. He said that the tickets re being sold at Rs.500 to Rs.1,000 on the release day for films and fans are pawning valuables to buy tickets because of black marketing and cinemas not adhering to rules. He submitted a memorandum to the Police Commissioner Amit Garg and said 50 per cent tickets should be sold online and the remaining should be sold through counters.
  • AC coach on Kirandul Express:: The East Coast Railway has decided to replace the First Class coach of the Visakhapatnam-Kirandal-Visakhapatnam passenger train no. 58501/58502 with Second AC coach with effect from May 1 according to Divisional Commercial Manager P.Ch.Ramu Naidu in a statement issued.
  • MEO lands in ACB net:: Anti-Corruption Bureau officials have today arrested a Mandal Engineering Officer of V.Madugula mandal Ch.Ambedkar for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.42,000 from a contractor. Based on complaint filed by K.Poli Naidu, a Panchayat Raj registered contractor, the ACB lid a trap and caught the MEO while accepting bribe. The complainant said that he demanded the bribe to clear the final bill around Rs.35 lakh. The was produced before the ACB court on Saturday.
  • YMCA summer coaching camp from April 25:: Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) will organize 32nd annual summer training camp for school children from April 25 to May 25 to provide specialized coaching for children between 5 to 17 years of age. The YMCA is offering coaching in Abacus, aerobics, air gun shooting, basketball, calligraphy, chess, cricket, dance, drawing and painting, judo, karate, music, skating, speed mathematics, swimming, table tennis, spoken English and Yoga.
  • YSRCP takes out ‘Save Democracy’ rally:: YSRCP today conducted a ‘Save Democracy’ rally against the Ruling Telugu Desam Government. Speaking on the occasion, YSRCP senior leader Botcha Satyanarayana alleged that the TDP is not adhering to the anti-defection law. If Chandrababu Naidu has confidence in his rule, he should seek fresh mandate for the defected MLAs. Chandrababu is luring the opposition leaders by foisting false cases and offering huge packages.
  • VIJAYAWADA: Kadiri YSRCP MLA Chand Basha joins TDP:: Kadiri YSRCP MLA Chand Basha met the Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu at his residence and formally joined the party taking the total number of MLAs who deserted the party 13. It was on the same day when Jagan met the Governor ESL Narasimhan over defections from his party.

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