Andhra Pradesh News on February 9, 2016

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

NEW DELHI: Rs.16, 078 crore deficit budge for the State:: Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu explained the Prime Minister Narendra Modi that the State has a deficit budge of Rs.16, 078 crore. He said that he appealed all the ministers concerned to implement the promises made at the time of bifurcation of the State. Speaking to media, he said that he appealed the Prime Minister to confer Special Category Status to the State. The Prime Minister has assured him that a decision would be taken after receipt of a report from NitiAyog. He sought Rs.2,000 crore assistance to the State for the coming financial year and also release Rs.2,500 crore spent on Polavaram project.

GUNTUR:Attack on CPI leaders:: Some unidentified persons have today attacked the CPI leaders Anjaneyulu and Satish with axes. The locals who observed the attack have shifted them to government hospital. Sources said their condition is said to be critical. Sources said that a dispute over a piece of land is said to be the reason for the attack. Police rushed to the spot and registered a case. CPI leaders and activists have staged a dharna demanding immediate arrest of the attackers.

KAKINADA: Aadhaar mandatory for EAMCET:: Applicants who apply for EAMCET-2016 should invariably register their Aadhaar number in the application. Speaking to media here on Tuesday, the convenor of EAMCET Ch.Saibabu said that so far 3,949 applications have been received for the EAMCET scheduled to be held on April 29. He said that regional coordinators meet will be held at JNTU-K. Details can be had on or call on 0884-2340535 or 2356255.

HYDERABAD: TDP MLA joins TRS:: In another set back, a TDP MLA from Qutbullapur in the city K.P.Vivekananda Goud quit the party and joined the TRS on Tuesday. He switched sides in the presence of the Chief Minister K.Chandrasekhara Rao at the latter’s camp office.

5.70 lakh applications for Group II of TSPSC:: The Telangana State Public Service Commission has received 5.70 lakh applications for Group II posts the last date that was ended on Tuesday. It may be recalled that the TSPSC has issued notification for filling up of 439 posts 45 days ago. The examinations will be held in the last week of April.

Train ticket can be purchased through Smart Phone:: The Indian Railways is introducing purchase of train ticket through smart phone. The facility is being introduced today on an experimental bais for MMTS. Railways is introducing an app that ticket can be purchased through smart phone with the concept of paperless unreserved ticket. The app is being inaugurated by Union Minister Bandaru Dattatreya at Secunderabad Railway Station today. The app can be downloaded from Google Play stores on Android or Windows phone. With this app, passengers can renew their passes from anywhere and can also purchase platform tickets.

KHAMMAM: Actor Akhil drives auto for a charity event:: Actor Akhil Akkineni gave a surprise by driving an auto rickshaw in the heart of the town as part of a charity event organized by an NGO. He drove the auto and raised money for a seven-year-old boy, chronic kidney patient of a residential locality near Sthambadri Lakshminarasimha Swamy temple in the evening. He reportedly donated the money collected as part of the event to the family of the ailing boy.

KURNOOL: Four female fetuses found in drain: Four female foetuses were found in a drain on Kurnool us stand road causing a flutter among the public on Tuesday when Municipal sanitary workers were cleaning the drain. The II Town police possess of the foetuses and launched an investigation. The fetuses were aged around five months said Kurnool District Medical and Health Officer. An inquiry would be conducted to find out if it was a case of female foeticide, she said. Action would be taken against private hospitals if it was established that they performed abortions to get rid of female infants.

NELLORE: College lecturer ends life over love failure:: After two days of investigation, the Kavali police on Tuesday took Bhanu Teja into custody for suspected abetment of suicide in a suspicious death case of the town in the district. Gera Madhavi (28) who worked as an Assistant Professor at a private engineer college committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan at her residence. She reported took a selfie video before taking the extreme step in which she made many references to her failed love after with Bhanju Teja, an employee in a local gold shop.

TIRUPATI:ACB continues raids on TTD official:: Simultaneous raids by ACB officials continued on the second day at the residence of the TTD Deputy Executive Officer T.Bhupati Reddy and his relatives on Tuesday. ACB DSP Shankar Reddy said that they seized documents relating to 26 land sites out of which nine had been sold were seized. The ACB officials traced 13 bank accounts including an international account comprising of Rs.35 lakh. He accused was produced before an ACB court in Nellore and was remanded.

EdCET applications from February 16::Candidates who are applying for EdCET-2016 will be accepted from February 16 through online according to EdCET convenor Kumaraswamy. A notification has been issued on Tuesday. The fee is fixed at Rs.400 for general candidates and Rs.200 for SC/ST candidates and the examination will be held on May 23. Sri Venkateswara Univeristy is conducting the test.

VISAKHAPATNAM: Ganja worth over Rs.1 crore seized: Visakhapatnam Excise police today seized 408 kgs of Ganja that was illegally transporting from Paderu to Chennai. The value of the seized contraband is estimated to cost Rs.1 crore. Police have arrested four persons while one was absconding. They seized a car, a motor cycle and registered a case.

VIJAYAWADA: BC Simha Garjana in March:: In protest against creation of reservations to Kapus, BC leaders have decided to organize a BC Simha Garjana in March. The BC Welfare Association national president R.Krishnaiah along with others have participated. The speakers who attended the meet said that the BCs will be put to loss if Kapus were listed in the BCs.

SRIKAKULAM: DSC-2014 list finalized:: The DSC 2014 selected candidates for SGT, Pandit posts have been reportedly finalized. The selected list was approved by the selection committee members Joint Collector-2, EDO, ZP CEO and Municipal Commissioner. The list after perusal by the Collector will be sent to the Government. For SC/ST categories, the cut off marks was put in between 110 to 120 and for OCs, it is likely at 150 said sources.

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