Kurnool:: A 65 year old N.Naganna of Venkatapuram colony in Yemmiganur town in the district committed suicide by consuming a poisonous chemical fearing eye surgery. He suffered inflammation of his eyes when an insect fell in an eye at home a month ago. His sons took him to an optician who detected the infection and suggested surgery to prevent loss of vision. Naganna was reluctant to undergo surgery and when family members pressured him, he left home a couple of days ago and committed suicide.
Guntur:: A 13 month tiger cub has been rescued by the forest department from the fringes of the Nagarjuna Sugar Srisailam Forest Range at the Velugondu forest range in the district. The cub was rescued at the end of a long-dawn and intense operation led by senior officers spanning close to 48 hours in the rugged jungle terrain of Nallamala hills in the intervening night of Saturday. It is under the observation at the Sri Venkateswara Zoological Park in Tirupati. A team of 150 had been deployed in the massive operation in which the personnel of Atmakur forest division had deployed earth movers and tractors. The officers used tranquilising guns in incapacitate the cub.
Srikakulam:: YSRCP State general secretary Reddi Shanti today asked the State government to include fishermen community in ST list as it was promised in TDP manifesto during the 2014 general elections. Participating in a rally of fishermen who have launched relay hunger strike in support of their demand, She accused the TDP of every section by ignoring its poll promises.
Tirupati:: Tiripati will be hosting the 32nd conference of All India Thuluva Vellalar Sanghams on December 20. Fromer MLA A.C.Shanmugam will formally inaugurate the meeting at CPI Kalyana mandapam in the city to be organized by Tirupati Mudaliyar Sangham.
Kurnool:: Kurnool Excise Court Judge today sentenced the complainant O.Srinivasulu, in an ACB case to undergo one year imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs.3,000 besides ordering registration of a perjury case against him for giving false deposition in favour of two revenue officials who were trapped by ACB OFFICIALS IN 2012. The ACB officials trapped the then Bethamcherla revenue inspector Vishnu Prasad and Kothapalli Village revenue officer Dastagiri when they accepted a bribe of Rs.10,000 from the complainant Srinivasulu for issuing pattadar passbooks, the DSP said.
Vijayawada:: Vijayawada based OTS Advertising won three awards for exemplary work for its clients -International Paper, GVK and Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board at the 39th All India Public Relations Conference-2017 organized by Public Relations Society of India in Visakhapatnam. OTS got awards in Best Communication Campaign (Internal), Coffee Table Book and Annual Report categories.
Vijayawada:: The accused in deceiving depositors by collecting deposits Akshaya Gold MD Mukkapati Sudhakara Rao was granted conditional bail by the 1st Class Principal Judge Hari Harananda Sharma today. Sources said that he has to produce two sureties worth Rs.25,000 each and surrender the pass port to the court. He has to sign one time in a week in the office of CBCID in Guntur.