Andhra Pradesh News on February 20,2018

  • Amaravati:: FB to support digital initiatives:: Ashwani Rana, Head o Connectivity Policy (India and South Asia) at Facebook, offered to extend cooperation to AP in providing Internet services through the Fibernet services through the Fibergrid. In a meeting with the IT Minsiter N.Lokesh today, he was keen on doing pilot projects like in e-commerce and other emerging areas in the world of Internet.
  • Kurnool:: Stray dogs kill four year old boy:: Two stray dogs allegedly bit a four year old boy Ibrahim to death in Chityala village in Krishnagiri mandal today. A pall of gloom descended on parents Talari Shaik Hussain Peera and Chand Bi when stray dogs pounced on the boy who has asleep in a cradle in the forecourt of the house and mauled him to death. The boy’s face was badly disfigured with the dogs ate away the flesh.
  • Chittoor::Tahsildar in ACB net:: ACB personnel from the Tiriupati division today raided the office of Gangadhara Nellore Tahsildar Suseela at the mandal headquarters and seized an amount of Rs.15,000 from her. They also seized unaccounted for cash from the accused. She allegedly demanded the amount from a farmer, Rajendra, to get work related to the pattadar passbook done.
  • Kurnool:: Vallur VRO arrested:: ACB officials arrested C.Gangamma, Village Revenue Officer of Vallur Revenue Cluster in the Vallur Mandal Revenue Office today on the charge of demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.5,000 from Mallikarjuna Reddy, a farmer for submitting an inquiry report to the Power Grid Corporation through the tahsildar. The VRO was to send the report for sanction of compensation to the farmer for crop damage due to the power lines laid by the corporation, ACB sources said.
  • Visakhapatnam:: Programme on advanced communication skills:: The advanced communication skills programme was organized at the AU Placement Cell today. In all, 30 students attended. Resource persons addressed explained the importance of developing communication skills.
  • Vijayawada:: TDP leaders were asked to maintain restraint:: Home Minister N. Chinarajappa has asked the TDP leaders in the district not to react the comments made by the BJP leaders such as Somu Veerraju and D.Purandeswari. Speaking to leaders and workers after a teleconference with the Chief Minister, he urged the party workers to be patient and open up only when the time comes. He also advised the party workers not to talk about the SCS.
  • Kurnool:: B.Tech student Somu Sai found murdered:: A B.Tech second year student of Annamacharya Institute of Technology nd Sciences, Somu Sai (20) was brutally murdered near the government degree college in Rajampeta in Kadapa district on Monday. The student went out of his two-wheeler after having a dinner at home but found dead within an hour according to police sources. The deceased student allegedly had a tiff with some students about ten days ago and it could have led to the murder, police suspect.
  • Vijayawada:: Linde’s food lab opened:: Minister for Industries N.Amarnath Reddy today inaugurated Linde India’s first laboratory and training centre at Mangalagiri in Guntur district. Speaking at the gathering, he said latest food processing technologies were important for Andhra Pradesh as it looked to tap the full potential of the agricultural and horticultural produce. Linde Gases South Asia Had Moloy Banerjee said the laboratory and training centre would help the Indian food processing industry in capitalising on its food preservation technologies that facilitate earning of higher returns by the farmers.

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