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Andhra Pradesh News on April 5, 2016

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

AVANIGADDA:' Padma Sri Myneni Hariprasad passed away:: Padmasri Myneni Hariprasad (88) passed away in Chennai. He was born on July 21, 1927 at Eddanka in Krishna district and joined as Junior Research officer in Tarapur Atomic plant. He had masters degree in power systems engineering. He worked in various capacities in Southern Electrical Board, Western , Indian Regional Electrical Board. He was honored with Padma Sri in 1984.

GUNTUR: Vignan University in top 100 of the country:: Vignan University has broken into the top 100 universities in the latest rankings given by the Human Resources Development Ministry. Vice-Chancellor C.Thangaraj said that the university secured 88th rank out of 1,438 institutes in the country and added that it was aiming to break into top 50 universities soon.

KURNOOL: Prashanti Express passengers robbed::Nearly ten miscreants brandished knives in an air-conditioned coach in Prashanti Express in the Nallamala forest area near Diguvamitta in Prakasam district and decamped with 15 tolas of gold ornaments after Monday midnight. The AC coach commuters lodged a complaint with the Nandyal Railway police on Tuesday of the theft of gold and cash. They said that the train reached Siddhamsettipalle in Guddalur mandal in Prakasam district, a person pulled the chain and brought it to a halt and later, masked men boarded the AC coach and robbed the passengers.

VISAKHAPATNAM: Traffic curbs in Bhimili:: Keeping in view the Nookalamma festival in Bheemunipatnam from April 6 to 8, the city traffic police have announced some changes in traffic flow. Cars playing on the Beach Road to Bheemunipatnam should be parked at parking space allotted in Old Alsar Company while auto rickshaws and bikes should be parked at vacant space near APR school according to a release. Vehicles coming from Tagarapulvalasa to Bheemunipatnam should be parked near the football ground. Vehicles coming from Dhorathota to Bheemunipatnam should be parked at vacant place near Krishna college Yoga Training Centre. The traffic police stated that the RTC buses coming from Tagarapuvalasa will be stationed at RTC complex while the buses coming from Dhorathota will be parked near Krishna Colony bus stop.

One-way traffic enforcement deferred:: The Traffic Police department has deferred the enforcement of one-way traffic rule on the road from Jagadamba to the Jail Road junction for one week. The enforcement has been set aside till Monday keeping in mind the Ugadi festival season said Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (Traffic) K.Mahendra Patrudu.

World Health Day – ‘Beat Diabetes’ :: World Health Day that falls on April 7 will be observed with the theme ‘Beat Diabetes’ as the non communicable disease is directly impacting a large number of people world wide mostly in the low and middle income group countries . As part of efforts, seven Non-Communicable Disease centres have been established in the district to prove care to people affected by diabetes. The centres also screen women for breast cancer said DHMO J.Sarojini at a press conference.

Rich tributes paid to Jagjivan Ram:: Rich tributes were paid to former Deputy Prime Minister Babu Jagjivan Ram on his 109th birth anniversary on Tuesday. The statues of the leader were garlanded and at a meeting held at the Zilla Praja Parishad, Chairperson Lalam Bhavani inaugurated the celebrations. MP K Haribabu said that Jagjivan Ram had effectively handled several important portfolios in the Central Cabinet for a long period. Vizag North MLA P.Vishnu Kumar Raju said leaders and people across affiliations paying homage to the leader was a great tribute to him.

IT officer held on charges of bribe:: The sleuths of CBI, Visakhapatnam laid a trap and caught Income Tax Officer Ch.Raja Siri of Gudiwada in Krishna district red-handed while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. 1,50,000 from a complainant for issuing Assessment order on Tuesday. Sources said that she demanded Rs.4 lakh for issuing final orders and after negotiations readied it to Rs.2.5 lakh and asked the complainant to meet her on March 31 for receiving the assessment order and also directed him to pay part of the demanded bribe. She asked the compliant to pay her to Rs.1.50 lakh and was caught by the officials.

HYDERABAD: Passing Out Parade of 5th Batch of Sub-Inspector of RPF held::'Passing Out Parade of 5th Batch of Sub-Inspector cadets of Railway Protection Force (RPF), held today at RPF Training Centre, Moula Ali. 69 RPF cadets, who have successfully completed a nine-month rigorous initial training at this centre were passed out with instructions to report to regular duty. Speaking on the occasion, Shri Ravindra Gupta, General Manager, South Central Railway praised the services rendered by Railway Protection Force in providing security to passengers and protecting the railway property. He gave medals to Ms. Neena Girija for Best Cadet & Best in Outdoor and Sri Amit Kumar Mishra for Best in Indoor. Shri Mahim Swami, Inspector General & Director, Railway Protection Force, Training Centre, Moula Ali, Shri Sanjay Sankrityayan, Inspector General & Chief Security Commissioner, South Central Railway were also present on the occasion.

Chief Minster KCR clears file on teachers:: Telangana Chief Minister K.Chandrasekhara Rao has signed a file pertaining to unified service rules to government and panchayat raj teachers in the State. The file will now be sent to the Union Home Ministry which will forward it to the President for making amendments in Article 370(D). The services rules were entangled in legal problems for two decades after the government teachers raised objections. The Supreme Court on September 30, 2015 directed the government to take up localization of cadres with amendments to the Presidential Ordinance. The education department worked and sent them to the Chief Minister three months ago. The implementation of unified service rules would enable the authorities to fill up vacant MEO, Deputy DEP, DIET lecturers’ posts.

APJRC entrance test on May 12:: The common entrance test for admission into Andhra Pradesh Residential Junior Colleges for the academic year 2016-17 will be held on May 12, 2016. The eligible candidates can apply before April 17. There are 10 junior residential colleges and 4 out of them for boys and 2 for girls, one for co-education and 3 for minorities. The successful candidates have to pay the fee prescribed by Intermediate Board.

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