Andhra Pradesh News on June 1, 2017

Muslims resent ‘ban’ on cattle sale

Kurnool:: Muslims staged a demonstration near the Collectorate today resenting the ‘ban’ on sale or purchase of cattle by the Central Government. Social Democrtic Party of India secretaries Abdul Vais and Abdullah Khan and city secretary Chand Basha said the turnover of meat trade was Rs.1 lakh core ad the ban would affect the livelihood of Muslims and dalits.

Spurious seed worth Rs.25 lakh seized

Kurnool:: Vigilance and Enforcement officials raided Venkateswara Seeds shop in Nandyal and seized spurious seed worth Rs.25 lakh. A case was registered against the shop owner U.Krishna Reddy.

SVIMS Director features on Harvard course

Tirupati:: SVIMS Director and Vice-Chancellor T.S.Ravi Kumar features as a guest speaker for the second time in a Harvard Global Health Institute online course. Harvard is coming up with version 2.0 in June 2017 after the successful run of its first course in 2014. The deadline for registration is June 27. Anyone can register online free of cost using the link said SVIMS release.

’No ban on cattle sale’, says Venkaiah Naidu

Ongole:: Union Minister for Urban Development M.Venkaiah Naidu made it clear that no ban had been imposed on the sale of beef and people are free to eat food of their choice. He said that certain restrictions had been imposed on animal markets to protect milch cattle, a national wealth, he said.

50 bed hospital for RTC employees

Amaravati:: AP Minister for Transport Kinjarapu Atchannaidu said that 50 bedded hospital would be constructed at a cost of Rs.14 crore at Vidyadharapuram in Vijayawada for the benefit of RTC employees. He inaugurated a dispensary at PSBS bus stand. Meanwhile, Principal Secretary Sumita Dawra has today issued orders banning strikes in the RTC for a period of six months.

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