Andhra Pradesh News on January 19, 2016

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

GUNTUR: Minister directs paper mills to procure from market panels:: Minister for Agriculture P.Pulla Rao has directed the paper mill industries to buy sublabel and eucalyptus from the Agricultural Market Committees from February 1. Addressing at a review meeting here today, he said that the government has decided that the paper mills pay Rs.4,400 to Rs.4,600 per tonne to farmers. The government would also considering enhancing the price by Rs.200 per tonne after forming a committee headed by the Commissioner, Marketing Department.

HYDERABAD: Preventive detention- High Court gives direction:: A Division Bench of Hyderabad High Court comprising acting Chief Justice Dilip Baba Saheb Bhosale and Justice S.V.Bhatt advised the authorities who pass detention orders under the preventive detention statues to thoroughly understand the parameters of the provisions and see that the technical mistakes were not committed as they led to release of detenues frequently.

Government gives green signal for DSC::The State Government General Administration Department has given green signal for recruitment of teachers (DSC 2014). Out of 10,113 posts announced at the time of notification, only 8,086 posts will be filled up. The process will be initiated only after the HRD Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao returns from his abroad tour.

More coaches on trains to clear off rush:: South Central Railway has attached additional coaches to 36 trains from February 1 to 19 adding 19,620 seats to waitlisted passengers. The coaches will be attached to train No.12748 Vikarabad-Guntur, train no. 17651 Kacheguda-Chennai, train no. 17230 Hyderabad-Trivandrum, train no. 17256 Hyderabad-Narsapur, train no. 17018 Secunderabad-Rajkot, train no. 17002 Secunderabad-Shirdi, train no. 12732 Secunderabad-Tirupati and train no. 12764 Secunderabad-Tirupati Padmavati express.

D.Ed first year examinations schedule released:: The Commissioner for Government examinations M.R.Prasanna Kumar has released the D.Ed first year examinations schedule. The examinations will be conducted from February 3 to 8 from 10am to 1pm. Paper I on February 3, Paper 2 on February 4, Paper 3 on February 5, Paper 4 on February 6, Paper 5 on February 8.

Technical courses examination schedule released:: The examinations for technical courses will be held from February 24 to 27 from 10am to 12.30 noon and 2pm to 4.30pm.

BC Commission constituted:: The State Government has constituted B.C. Commission headed by former judge Justice K.L.Manunath. The term of office will be for three years. The commission will consider the issue of Kapu, Telaga, Baliji and Ontari cases in BCs and will submit its report to the government.

KADAPA: Godavarti Bhagavannarayana is the director of IIIT:: Prof. Godavarti Bhagavannarayana assumed charge as the Director of IIIT at Idupulapaya in YSR Kadapa district. He worked for 32 years as State Physics Laboratory as scientist and retired. He hails from Machavaram village of Kapileswaram mandal of East Godavari district.

KURNOOL:Farmer dies of heart attack due to crop loss:: A farmer Shaik Shavli who incurred a debt of Rs.3.50 lakh owing to loss of cotton crop in four acres of land died of heart attack at Alur in the district.

VIJAYAWADA: Gold merchant jumps from police station building:: a gold merchant Vinod Kadamb who allegedly received booty from an accused in a theft case attempted suicide while in police custody by jumping from the One Town Police Station building in the early hours of Tuesday. He jumped from the third floor of the police station building received multiple fractures and is battling for lift at a private hospital.

Call money case-Three gets bail:: The Mahila Sessions Court judge G.Anupama Chakravari has granted conditional bail to three accused in the spurious liquor case. Those granted bail are Yalamanchili Srirama Murty alias Ramu, Polurouthula Bhavani Sankar Vara Prasad alias Bhavani Shankar, Doodala Rajesh.

SIT submits FSL report:: Special Investigation Team has submitted Forensic Science Laboratory report to the second ACMM court here on January 13 in a sealed cover contains only a photocopy of the report instead of original report. The court asked the SIT to submit the original report as early as possible and adjourned the case to Wednesday. The court also dismissed the petition filed by SIT seeking three custody of the accused former MLA and City Congress president Malladi Vishnu. The court adjourned the bail petition of Vishnu to January 21.

Stringent action on spurious liquor traders:: Minister for Excise Kollu Ravindra directed the officials to take stringent action against those involved in spurious and country liquor trade. He said that the government wanted to make the State arrack-free. He said that women should be roped in to control the use of cheap liquor. The officials should keep a watch on those areas where it is manufactured and make available the cheap liquor. Excise Commissioner Mukesh Kumar Meena said that as many as 19,000 cheap liquor making units were identified in the State and added that the raids would be continued.

VISAKHAPATNAM: Kapus launch portal for loan seekers:: State Kapu Corporation Chairman Chalamasetti Ramanjuaiah launched the website for the benefit of people belonging to Kapu, Balija and Telaga castes in the state seeking loans from various banks through the government. He said that the Kapu Corporation would spend Rs.100 crore every year for the welfare of these three communities.

20th Congress NFDI from January 21:: The 20th National Congress of National Federation of Indian Women will begin in the city from January 21, 2016. Nearly 800 delegates from India and 10 other countries are expected to attend the National Congress. The four day meet would focus on the various issues being faced by women and food security.

Government hikes Home Guard wages::The State Government has hiked the wage of Home Guards to Rs.400 per day. This will come into force from April 1, 2016 according to Home Minister Nimmakayala Chinarajappa. He held a review meeting here at the Police Commissionerate

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