Andhra Pradesh News on August 1, 2017

Cracker blast case – SHRC directive

Tirupati:: The cracker blast case took a new turn today with the State Human Rights Commission giving it nod for a probe into the alleged employment of child labour in the cracker manufacturing unit that led to the death of two minor boys. The direction came following a complaint filed by Balala Hakkula Sangham, the HRC reportedly issued a notice to the Superintendent of Police, Tirupati Urban directing him to probe the angle of employment of child labour and submit a report by October 16, 2017.

Foundation stone on August 15 for Under Ground Drainage works

Amaravati:: Minister for Panchayat Raj Nara Lokesh has ordered the officials to lay foundation stone for the works of Under Ground Drainage works in villages where the population is over 5,000. He held a review meeting in his chambers in the Secretariat. The officials brought to the notice of the Minister that there were 1,390 villages with population over 5,000 and estimated that Rs.2,600 crore needed for laying of UGD works for 10,000 kms length. The Minister suggested the officials to use 50% of the funds from MGNRES.

Durga temple will be closed on August 7

Vijayawada:: The Kanaka Durga temple here will be closed on August 7 (Sravana sudda Poornima) due to lunar eclipse. The temple will be closed from 10.56pm on August 7 to 12.52am. The temple will be opened for the pilgrims on August 8 after samprokshana. The Kadgamala Arjitha seva, Trikala archana were suspended on this eve said temple sources.

ANU Distance Education examination results announced

ANU:: Acharya Nagarjuna University School of Distance Education that conducted M.A.(journalism), MHRM and other courses in the month June the results of which were announced today. The results can be had on Candidates seeking revaluation should submit their applications by August 18 and the fee fixed is Rs.960 per paper.

RO water plants with only government funds

Amaravati:: The State government will bear the expenditure for establishing of water plants under NTR Sujala Sravanti and orders have been issued on Tuesday. So far, these plants costs were borne by the donors. With this, water plants were established in only 900 places. The government has come forward to bear 24 per cent of the amount if the donor bears 76 per cent of the cost of the plant. Since, there is no response, the government has today issued a GO to bear entire expenses for establishing the water plants.

Job point

  • Delhi University invites applications for filling up of 128 teach posts. Candidates are required to apply through online by August 19, 2017. The selection will be based on short listing followed by interview. Details can be had on
  • AIIMS-Raipur invites applications for filling up of 22 vacancies in various wings. The upper age limit is 35 years and the candidates need to apply through online. The selection will be based on computer based examination. The last date for submission of online application is August 31, 2017. More details can be had on
  • Army NCC Special Entry Scheme invites applications for filling up of 54 vacancies that include four women and 50 men. The last date for submitting online application is August 29, 2017. More details can be had on
  • ITBPF invites applications for filling up of 303 vacancies of constable (Tradesmen). The selection will be on three phased basis. In the first phase, Physical Efficiency test, Physical Standards Test, Trade Test, the second phase comprises of a written test and the final one document verification. The last date for submission of online application is September 7, 2017. More details can be had on,

Comment on this story