Tirupati:: Two red sanders smugglers nabbed:: A special team formed by the Tirupati urban police nabbed two red sanders smugglers and seized six logs weighing nearly 105 kg and a car from their possession. According to SP Abhishek Mohanty, the accused -G.Nazeer Ahmed alias BTM Nazeer and Tashi Sherpa alias Mohammad Ishak, hailing from Bengaluru and Nepal respectively nabbed in Ramachandrapuram limits.
Srikakulam:: Ashok Gajapathi Raju takes a dig at Opposition parties:: Union Minister for Civil Aviation P.Ashok Gajapathi Raju today alleged that the Opposition parties were trying to tarnish the image of the State government in spite of its relentless efforts to get more funds from the Centre. He asked the people not to be misled by such campaign. He was addressing a media after inauguration of the ACB office in Vizianagaram. He said that the new airport being built at Bhogapuram would be a great gift for the next generation.
Srikakulam:: Pawan Kalyan to interact with fishermen:: JSP chief Pawan Kalyan will visit Srikakulam on February 21. According to sources, he will interact with the fishermen who have been agitating for the last two months for inclusion of their community in the list of STs.
Visakhapatnam:: TSR ridicules TDP and BJP for trading charges:: Rajya Sabha member T.Subbarami Reddy today termed the ongoing confrontation betweent the TDP and BJP as a ‘big drama’ and declared that it was up to the Chief Minister to decide whether to stay in NDA or not over the Centre’s raw deal meted out to the State post-bifurcation.
Guntur:: Kodela Siva Prasada Rao to offer silk robes to deity at Kotappakonda:: Lakhs of pilgrim are expected to visit Sri Trikoteswara Temple atop Kotappakonda near Narasaraopet as the Maha Sivaratri festivities will start in a few hours in the early hours of Tuesday. Speaker Kodela Siva Prasada Rao will offer the ‘pattu vastramulu’ to the presiding deity.