Andhra Pradesh News on January 7, 2016

Thursday, January 7, 2016


LPG Deepam connections soon:: Minister for Civil Supplies Paritala Sunita participating in Janmabhoomi – Maa Vooru programme here today said that all the poor will get LPG connections. Speaking on the occasion, she said that the government has sanctioned 20 lakh Deepam gas connections across the State.


APNGOs pending issues will be resolved’, says Chief Minister:: Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu promised that orders would be issued on the pending health cards issue. He said that he would convene a meeting with the Finance Minister and Health Minister in Vijayawada on January 13 said P.Ashok Babu, APNGO’s president.


Telangana Assembly Sessions in first week of next month::Telangana Legislative Council Chairman Swamy Goud said that the Assembly Sessions will be held in the first week of February. He administered the oath of office to the newly elected MLCs and added that there were 40 MLCs in the Council, he said.

YSRCP opposes the move to regularize assigned lands:;YSRCP took objection to the proposal of the State Government to regularize the assigned lands saying it would benefit TDP leaders. The party spokesperson Vasireddy Padma said that the government is planning to ament the Act to allow the sale of assigned lands. She said that the TDP leaders would be actual beneficiaries when the lands got sold.

Telugu student commits suicide in America:: A Telugu student Siva Kiran who is pursing higher education in University of North Carolina has committed suicide by hanging himself in his hostel room according to sources. The deceased hails from Ramantapur. He is studying M.Tech. said sources.

JNTU employee Aparna commits suicide::Aparna (28) working for Info Plus Technology in JNTU has committed suicide by hanging herself in her working women’s hostel at Dharmareddy colony in the KPHB police station limits. Sources said that love failure may be the reason for her suicide.


Fire erupts in hospital and patients had a narrow escape:: Patients at a corporate hospital near Gajuwaka had a narrow escape as fire erupted on the third floor of the building on Thursday afternoon. All of the 15 patients at the time of fire were evacuated immediately. The fire was brought to control by the time fire personnel reached. They began inquiry to ascertain the exact cause of the fire.

Three held and pirated CDs seized:: The City Task Force arrested three persons for allegedly writing, copying and selling pirated CDs of latest Hindi and Telugu movies and X-rated films. The arrested were identified as Sangu Venkata Subba Reddy , Cheenu Srinivas and Simachalam Pradhan all are of from city. The police seized 1,330 movie CDs, 95 X rated films an seven dumpers with 76 multiple CD and DVD writers. All of them were booked under the copyright Act and handed over to II Town and Gajuwaka according to DCP (Law and Order) C.M.Trivikram Varma.

Tight security for Partnership Summit:: The police is making elaborate security arrangements for the Partnership Summit scheduled to be held from January 10 to 12. Photo identify cards will be issued to the delegates and no one will be allowed into the main hangars without valid identity cards. The venue of the summit is the APIIC ground near RK Beach and the entire area is being sanitized . All Star hotels where international and national delegates will be staying have been issued orders on the security beef-up . Over 40 CCTV cameras are being installed. Over 800 delegates from major companies both from the country and abroad will be attending the three-day summit.

Lakcon PRO Gowri arrested for supplying walkie-talkie sets to Maoists:: Araku Valley police arrested one Y.Gowri, an employee with Lakcon Construction Company for trying to supply 10 walkie-talkie sets and about one kg of gold to Maoists late on Wednesday night at Araku junction. Police arrested him on a tip off. The accused is a native of East Godavari district and he has been working as a PRO with Lakcon company. A case has been registered under section 120 (B) of IPC and police are investigating the case.


Passport inquiry within five days’, says SP:: Speaking to press, Superintendent of Police Navdeep Singh Grewal said that the passport verification could be done online within five days and job inquiry in three days. Earlier, the passport verification took 21 days and is reduced five days following launch of police website

Bandh in Odisha hits RTC services against Polavaram:: A 12 hour bandh was observed following a call given by the ruling Biju Janaa Dal in Odisha on Thursday against the ongoing execution of the Polavaram project. APRTC has suspended all its inter-State services to the four boarder districts in the State from 5am. The BJD has been demanding that the work on the project be stopped.


‘Railway zone in capital city’, says Rayapati Sambasiva Rao:: Narasaraopet MP Rayapati Sambasiva Rao said that the proposed railway zone should be in the capital city like elsewhere in the country. He said that it should either in Vijayawada or at Guntur and added that it is not correct choice for Visakhapatnam as it is prone to natural calamities.

NGT orders States to check illegal sand mining:: The National Green Tribunal has directed the governments of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Maharashtra and Odisha to ensure that there is no illegal mechanized mining on the river beds without environmental clearance and the consent of pollution control board of the respective States.

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