Andhra Pradesh News on January 2, 2018

Two mandals reorganized

Vijayawada:: The State government issued two GOs reorganizing the existing Vijayawada (Urban) and Kurnool mandals on Tuesday. The Vijayawada (Urban) mandal would be reorganized into four urban revenue mandals – Vijayawada (East), Vijayawada (North), Vijayawada (Central) and Vijayawada (West) in Vijayawada Revenue Division of Krishna district. Similarly, Kurnool mandal would be reorganized into Kurnool (Urban) and Kurnool (Rural) in Kurnool Revenue Division.

VRO trapped

Kurnool:: Kadapa ACB team led by DSP Nagaraju trapped N.Chandramohan, a VRO of Gundlakunta in the district today when he allegedly accepted a bribe of Rs.4,000 from a farmer. The VRO was caught red-handed when he took the bribe amount from the complainant, Rangaswamy of Suddapalli village and processing an e-pssbook for him.

Seven kill and 16 injured in two road accidents

Kurnool/Chittoor:: Seven persons were killed and 16 others sustained injuries, three of them critically in two accidents in Kurnool and Chittoor districts on Tuesday. In one incident, four persons were killed and 10 sustained injuries, three of them critically when a truck transporting an earthmover collided with the tempo they were traveling. In another incident, three passengers of a share autorickshaw were killed on the spot and six others were injured when the vehicle collided head-on with a lorry at Kallupalli village of Gangavram mandal in the district.

Student floors Chief Minister

Ongole:: Chief Minister today announced a computer tablet and Rs.50,000 fixed deposit for higher education to a student floored by his excellent speech. Chief Minister declared open the digital classroom, the fearless eight class student, Vijaykumar, articulated his ideas on education and other issues. The student, who wanted to become a doctor, impressed the dignitaries on the dais attended the inauguration of the classroom in a government school virtually during the fifth phase of the Janmabhoomi Maa Vooru programme at Darsi in Prakasam district. Chief Minsiter announced financial support to the student. He said that 5,000 state run schools would be provided digital classroom and students would be taught by the best of teachers.

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