Andhra Pradesh News on January 22, 2016

Friday, January 22, 2016

Battulapalle (ANANTAPURAM): Former Minister’s son dies in road accident:: Former minister Garudammagari Nagireddy’s son Satish Reddy (45) along with another relative Ramakrishna Reddy (60) died in a road accident today at Marugodduvanka in Battupalli mandal of the district. The incident took place when the car in which they were travelling tried to overtake a vehicle and overturned resulting in the instant death of these two. The police registered a case and are investigating.

CHITTOOR: MEO booked on charge of sexual harassment:: The V.Kota mandal police today booked a criminal case against the Mandal Educational Officer on the charge of sexual harassment. A criminal case was also booked against brothers of a woman teach of a government school on the charge of assaulting the official. Police said that the women teacher of a government elementary school at Chowdapalli was arranging a mid-day meal to students on Thursday and the MEO Dayakara Rao arrived the school and pressed the long bell prompting the students to leave the premises. He alleged caught the hand of the teacher and asked her to satisfy her carnal desire. She informed the same to her brother and relatives who assaulted the MEO.

ELURU:Group clash leaves one killed:: Following a tussle between two groups over a fish tank, one person was killed and five others seriously injured in stone pelting incident at Prattikollanka. Police made preventive arrest of 40 villagers to defuse the situation. The incident took early hours today and the police impose 144 section in the village. CPI (Marxist) staged a dharna opposing the proposed marine food park.

GUNTUR: Health Minister undergoes surgery:: AP Health Minister Kamineni Srinivas underwent surgery at the Government General Hospital for knee replacement. The doctors have successfully performed total knee surgery today. Dr.M.Prashant head of orthopedic, GGH with famous orthopedic surgeon of CARE Hospital, Dr.B.V.Prasad and famous joint replacement surgeon of Sai Bhaksar, Multispecialty Hospital Guntur, Dr.Busireddy Narender Reddy performed the surgery to the minister. The superintendent of GGH Dr.D.S.Raju Naidu said that the surgery was a success and it boosted the morale of hospital doctors and increase confidence among common people.

KURNOOL: Heroin worth over Rs.5 crore seized:: Rayachoti rural police busted a drug racket by arresting six peddlers and seized about 1 kg of heroin costing over Rs. 5 core. The Tsundupalle police arrested a person who came here recently and was preparing to get back to Kuwait. They had credible information that a drug peddling gang comprising a few persons from Tsundupalle, Vontimitta, Kadapa and Bengaluru planned to smuggle heroin through the accused. On his confession, the police took six members of the gang into custody.

NELLORE: Brain dead gives new life to three persons:: A brain dead woman B.Subhashini (23) of Sangam village in the district donated the organs after doctors told her relatives of her brain dead. The woman sustained head injuries in an accident while she along with his husband Chinna, daughter Bhavya son Sai Kumar met with an accident. She was admitted to Narayana Hospitals where her condition turned to be critical and declared brain dead. Meanwhile doctors from Chennai based Fortis Malar Hospital rushed to Nellore to harvest the heart and lungs of woman while liver was taken by Global Hospitals in Chennai and Hyderabad. Kidney was collected by SVIMS, Tirupati.

'VIJAYAWADA: Vehicle registration at the purchase point:: The State Transport Department is planning to extend the online service facility for permanent registrations too at the dealership without going to RTA is on the cards soon. If the plan goes on well, one can get the permanent registration number confirmed online form the dealership itself and the number plate later. Permanent registration requires verification of the chassis and engine number by a motor vehicle inspector and online service would not allow this but have other alternatives like scanning the numbers and uploading them online.

Former Minister Vadde Sobhanadreeswara Rao pens book on master plan:: Former leader Kolli Nageswara Rao released a book penned by former Minister Vadde Sobhanadreeswara Rao on the master plan released by the APCRDA. He listed the objections and suggestions on the capital city, seed capital and draft master plan in his book. He said that he would submit the objections to the CRDA Commissioner.

Conditional bail granted to Malladi Vishnu:: Metropolitan Sessions Court Judge R.Niranjan on Friday granted conditional bail to former Congress MLA Malladi Vishnu and his brother M.Srinivas in the spurious liquor case. The judge directed that the accused appear before the investigating officials for three days in a week and cooperate in the investigation. It may be recalled that five persons died and 32 persons fell sick after consuming suspected adulterated liquor at Swarna Bar and Restaurant allegedly on December 7 being run by Vishnu and his family members.

Police Head Constable commits suicide:: One B.Venkata Reddy (55) working as head constable has committed suicide by consume poison at the police parade grounds today. He died while on his way to hospital. Police registered a case and are investigating.

VISAKHAPATNAM: Joint Sub-Registrar Pilli Pothuraju trapped and arrested:: Madhurawada Sub-Registrar Anand Kumar being arrested by ACB under disproportionate asset case was tapped and arrested today for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.12,000 from a complainant. He reportedly demanded a bribe of one per cent on the registration value from a complainant. The accused asked the complainant to handover the money in a cover to K.Apparao, a junior assistant in the office. He then handed over the cover to one N.Shanmukha Rao who works as an assistant to a document writer for safe custody. The ACB laid a trap arrested the three and will be produced before ACB Special Judge on Saturday.

NFR-Collector directs doctors be available round the clock:: District Collector told the representatives of the hospitals that specialists of all government, corporate and private hospitals in the city must make themselves available round-the clock during all the days of the International Fleet Review. The hospitals are also setting up 16 medical camps and proving 16 ambulances at the RK Beach to meet any emergency during the IFR. The IFR would be beamed live on the LED screens to be set up at different places. Over 150 officials have been appointed as coordinating officers for the Chief Ministers, Central Ministers and State Ministers and they will be given training.

Lok Adalat for bank cases on February 13: A mega Lok Adalat being conducted on February 13 will deal with cases relating to banks. Lok Adalat Judge for Special Court for ACB cases K.Surya Rao addressing judicial officers, officials of the bank and advocates at a meeting wanted the bank officials and panel advocates to send cases to the Lok Adalat, Secretary of the District Legal Services Authority. Senior Civil Judge R.V.S.Nagasunder said that 2115 cases have been identified in the city area. Of them, parties of 247 cases were informed that their cases could be solved through conciliation.

TDP MPTC resigns party:: Mondigadda Panchayat TDP MPTC Tellanna Dora today resigned the Telugu Desam Party in protest against the way in which it is adopting on bauxite mining issue. The resignation letter was sent to TDP office.

Augmentation of coaches on three trains:: East Coast Railway will permanently augment one 3rd AC coach each to train no. 18573/18574 Visakhapatnam-Bhagat Ki Kothi, 18567/18568 Visakhapatnam-Kollam-Visakhapatnam express and 18516/18515 Visakhapatnam-Tata Nagar-Visakhapatnam express according to Senior Divisional Commercial Manager. The augmentation will be done on various dates from next month.

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