Sunday, January 10, 2016
MRO office gutted::A portion of the MRO office in Madakasira mandal headquarters here was gutted to fire allegedly due to short circuit on intervening night of Saturday and Sunday in which several records, furniture and computers were destroyed. The revenue officials said that several records pertaining to Melavayi village of Madakasira mandal got damaged in the fire.
Brahmin Seva Sangh demands for reservations::Andhra Pradesh State Brahmana Seva Sangh demanded the State Government to create reservations for the financially backward brahmins in the State. The State meet was held here in which the speakers said that there are lakhs of brahmins who are financially backward. All India Brahmin Federation advisor Kota Sankara Sarma, National vice-president Malini and other State leaders have participated.
Action plan for tourism’, says District Collector:: An action plan would be formulated to promote tourism in the district said District Collector Ch.Vijaya Mohan. Speaking to press, he said that he asked the officials to finalize tourism packages from Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Kurnool covering significant areas. One to three night tourist packages were being formulated with the help of private tourist agencies, he said.
Strict vigil on PD Act accused:: Tirupati Urban Superintendent of Police Gopinath Jatty said that strict vigil was being maintained on the red sanders smugglers who were recently released on bail after being booked under Preventive Detection Act. He said that in addition to the seizure of red sanders logs at Tirumala foothills on Sunday morning, over four tonnes of logs and several vehicles were seized since a week. Surveillance would be further intensified in the direction of achieving complete domination over the red sanders, he said.
Trimex Sands Pvt.Ltd., denies of any violation :: Trimex Sands Private Ltd., denied of any violation of rules and regulations in sand mining activity in Vatsavalasa, Tonangi and Gara mandal in the district. The CEO of the company Ch.V.G.K.Murty along with its vice-president (mines) (operations) at a press conference said that it was doing mining in 387 acres of forest land. Digging up to 8 meters deep was being approved by the Indian Bureau of Mines and Atomic Energy Regulatory Board when the company applied for Revised Environment Clearance although it was given permission only for four meters initially said the CEO.
AU student gets National Youth Award:: A second year student of M.Com of Andhra University College of Arts and commerce S.Sarat Kumar has been selected by the Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports to receive the National Youth Award-20141-2015. He was selected for his contribution to community service. The award would be presented during the National Youth Festival to be held at Raipur, Chattisgarh from January 11 to 17.
Lepakshi exhibitions attracts delegates:: Foreign delegates who attended the three day CII Partnership Summit Meet have gathered at the venue and spent their time going round an exhibition organized at a stall. Exhibits like Etikopaka toys, wooden carvings and demonstration of weaving by traditional artisans from Uppada impressed the foreign delegates. Lepakshi showrooms run by the AP Handicraft Development Corporation are a popular rendezvous for visitors.