Andhra Pradesh News on January 6, 2016

Wednesday, January 6, 2016


14th century Sivalingam unearthed
An ancient Siva Lingam belonging to the 14th century was discovered in crop fields at Chintalavaripalle of Valmikipuram mandal today when a farmer Jitendra was levelling his land. It is said that it belonged to the Vijayanagara era.


Nagarjuna University engineer in ACB net
Two engineers working for Acharya Nagarjuna University were caught red handed by the ACB while accepting bribe from a contractor today.


Junior Civil Judges selection list in the website
The High Court has posted the selected candidates for Junior Civil Judges who came successful in the interviews held in the High Court website. As many as 97 candidates have been selected that the selection is subject to the court’s final judgement.

Andhra Bank launches IMPS
Andhra Bank has launched Immediate Payment Service (IMPS) at all its branches in association with the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI). IMPS makes payments possible within fraction of seconds with all the standards and integrity maintained for security, a release from the bank on Tuesday said. IMPS has been enabled across all branches to provide inter-bank electronic fund transfer service “capable of processing person to account remittances. IMPS will be available round the clock and the maximum cap of transaction will be Rs.2 lakh.

Government stops sale of sand till new sand policy
Andhra Pradesh State Minister Department Director Girija Shankar has issued orders to all the District Collectors not to accept any purchase orders from the consumers temporarily. SERP CEO Arogya Raj too issued orders to all Mee Seva centres not to accept fresh purchase orders. The orders said that those who made purchase orders be supplied with sand.

State Government exempts property tax of up to Rs.1,200::Telangana State Government has on Tuesday issued orders to GHMC Commissioner and Special Officer to exempt property tax of residential buildings occupied by the owner up to Rs.1,200 subject to the condition that the beneficiaries pay a nominal amount of Rs.101 per annum. The government has constituted an expert committee with the GHMC Commissioner as the convener. The committee which has the HMDA Commissioner, HMWSSB Managing Director, Commissioner and Director of Municipal Administration and Hyderabad and Cyberabad Police Commissioners as members has been tasked to examine the concerns of real estate sector and give specific recommendations within three months.

Recruitment of AEs-Court directs to hold the results:: A Division Bench of the Hyderabad High Court comprising of acting Chief Justice Dilip Baba Saheb Bhosale and Justice S.V.Bhatt on Tuesday dealing with four cases took on record from the Telangana State Government that it would not announce the results till January 19. Four petitions were filed challenging recruitment rules was listed to that date. The Bench wanted to know from the Telangana government how all the posts could be reserved 100 per cent for natives of Telangana in the power utilities.

Warangal: Textile park to come up::Telangana Chief Minister K.Chandrasekhara Rao said that the country’s largest textile park will come up here. He said that the park would be set up in an area of 2000 to 3000 acres of land. Warangal District Collector has released Rs.100 crore for acquiring land for the purpose, he said. The proposed park will cover all types of garments unlike many parks of a single nature in the country . Warangal is the second largest city after Hyderabad, he said.


Special courts needed to trial red sander smuggling cases’, says DGP
Director General of Police J.V.Ramudu said that there was a need for establishing special courts to try red sander smuggling cases as the jails were filled with under trials and offenders caught while smuggling red sanders. Addressing media after laying foundation stone for a Bell of Arms in the A.P.Special Police II Battalion at Kurnool, he said the police would expedite inquiry into the cases and ensure the culprits were punished. The Bell of Arms sanctioned by the Centre would be constructed with an outlay of Rs.82 lakhs in APSP II Battalion. It would be ready for use within the next six months, he said. A notification would be issued shortly for recruitment of police personnel shortly, said the DGP.


High level South Korean team visits
High level team from South Korea is visiting Dr.B.R.Ambedkar University and would stay in the district from January 6 to 11. True Light Mission president Nam Dang Hyeun, Canan Farmers School president Kim Bum, Han Sung University Assistant Professor Ahun Kwang Joon and others reached Srikakulam. The team would visit Buddhist sites in places like Salihundam and Dantapuri.


  • Former TDP Sarpanch hacked to death :: TDP leader and former Sarpanch of Jerrela gram panchayat Venkata Ramana (32) in the agency area was allegedly hacked to death by banned CPI (Maoist) members on Tuesday night. Maoists are supporting the bauxite mining agitation and Venkataramana reportedly maintained that no resolution in favour of bauxite mining had been passed by Jerrela Panchayat when he was its Sarpanch.
  • Call money-former KGH staffer held:: The II Town police have booked a case against B.V.Prasad alias Vungarala Prasad for his alleged involvement in the call money racket today. He was a former employee of KGH and started money lending business after his retirement. Police said that he lend money to many of the serving and former employees mostly from Class IV segment and collect blank cheques and promissory notes. He also forcibly took their bank ATM cards and noted down the PIN it was alleged and used to withdraw as the salary or pension is deposited. Seven employees and former staffers lodged a complaint with the police.


IX class student commits suicide
A IX standard student Sankar Reddy, a native of Mangampadu village of Y.Ramavaram has allegedly committed suicide in the wee hours of Tuesday at Tribal Welfare Residential school. The deceased alleged ragging by his hostel and classmates.

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