Vijayawada:: The State government issued a GO today nominating five doctors to the academic senate of Dr.NTR University of Health Sciences. They are Dr.B.Devi Madhavi, professor of social and preventive medicine, AMC, N.V.Sundarachary, Professor and HoD of Radio-diagnosis at MIMS, Vizianagaram, Dr.A.Surekha, Professor of Microbiology t Kurnool Medical College, Principal of Dr.Abdul Haq Unani Medical College, Guntur.
Vijayawada:: The government has issued an order reserving the gravel bearing areas in an extent of 769 acres for exclusive utilization of the AP CRDA in its construction works under Rule 9-A(1) of the AP Minor Mineral Concession Rules, 1966.
Vizianagaram:: B.Suryanarayana (65) a farmer, died on the spot when the cow he brought to the veterinary camp organized as part of the Janmabhoomi programme at Kotha Penta village in Bobbili mandal dragged him out of the crowd. According to sources, the cow, on seeing the crowd and rattled by the loud sounds from a mike, tried to run away from the venue. The farmer, who was holding the animal with a rope, fell on a rock and died instantly.
Rajamahendravaram:: The Urban police claimed to have solved the mystery behind the December 29 murder of the ‘Muezzin’ of Noorani Mosque, Mohammad Farook (61) in Lalacheruvu area in Rajahmundry. The police arrested Armugam Maniratnam (34) alias Mani of Guntakal in Anantapur district and produced before media today. The Urban SP B.Raja Kumari said the accused murdered him with an intention to loot the place. The murder of Farook led to tension as a few religious books were found burnt.
Vizianagaram:: Following a complaint by a parent against Suresh Public School at Parvathipuram in the district, the police booked a case against the management and arrested five persons of the school including correspondent and produced them in court today. In all, 300 students of the school complained of red and watery eyes on January 1 after they witnessed a DJ show.
Amaravati:: Chief Secretary Dinesh Kumar has instructed the officials of the Fisheries department to issue biometric identity cards to fishermen by February 15 and to furnish their details along with phone numbers to the marine police. The State has 21 marine police stations and all but one of them have own buildings and compound walls were to be built for 19 stations and online registration of 32,931 out of 33,275 boats has been completed.