Vizianagaram:: Chaso Spurti Sahitya Trust founder Chaganti Tulasi has said that the 23rd Chaso Spurti Puraskar will be presented to Odisha progressive writer, novelist and features editor of ‘Sambad’ Gowra Hari Das of Bhubaneswar. It would be presented during Chaso’s 103rd birth day celebrations at the Gurajada Zilla Grandhalayam here at 6pm on January 17, 2018 by Sriramana, editor and writer of ‘Mithunum’ in the presence of litterateur G.V.Poornachand from Vijayawada and many other writers. She said this was for the first time that the Puraskar was being given to writers in other languages.
Kurnool:: Police busted a cricket betting gang and arrested 11 persons in Adoni of the district today. Police seized Rs.3.65 lakh and 11 mobile phones from them.
Physician from the city Dr.Kutikuppala Surya Rao was presented the prestigious ‘ATA Jivita Pradata Award-2017’ by Telangana Minister for Home Nayani Narasimha Reddy in Hyderabad recently. Dr.Karunakar Reddy, president, American Telugu Association and members of the Board of ATA and Telangana American Telugu Association were present at the award function. The award was given to him in recognition of his contribution to the medical field and HIV/AIDS, research prevention and treatment.
Sampatirao Santa Rao today joined BJP in the presence of party Andhra Pradesh president and MP K.Haribabu. Founder secretary of Global Welfare Society, he has been associated with service activities through it. Senior leader P.V.Chalapati Rao, party city president M.Nagendra and MLC P.V.N.Madhav were present.