Wednesday, March 2, 2016
GUNTUR: Pharmacy student commits suicide:: A second year student of pharmacy M.Sumalatha committed suicide in her hostel room at St. Xavier’s College in Phirangipuram on Wednesday. Narasaraopet DSP K.Nageswara Rao said that the police would probe all angles and verify her call records. ‘We have two or three versions. One section of students says that she often complained against the warden and even took it to the notice of her parents. We are probing in other angles too, he said.
Last date for submitting BRAOU degree without fine is March 15:: Regional coordinator P. Gopichand of Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Open University said that the last date for submission of first year B.A., B.Com., and B.Sc., admissions without fine is March 15. Candidates without any previous educational qualifications as on July 1, 2016 and should have completed 18 years of age are eligible for admission. Details can be registered on the university’s website and payment of Rs.210 can be made through APonline. Candidates can submit applications with a fine of Rs.100 up to March 30. The entrance test will be held on April 17 from 10am to 12 noon. More information can be had on 0863-2227950 or 7382929605.
KURNOOL::Three Circle Inspectors sent on VR:: DIG Ramana Kumar has sent IV Town CI P.Ramakrishna, Adoni II Town CI Sridhar and III Town CI Surendra Babu to VRs. They were facing some corruption charges according to sources.
NELLORE: Special Volvo buses to Vijayawada:: APSRTC has introduced special Volvo buses to Vijayawada one in the morning and another one in the evening for the convenience of the passengers. The special Volvo bus will depart at 8.30am at Nellore I depot and another one at 10pm to Vijayawada according to RTC regional Manager. In return, special Volvo bus will depart at Vijayawada at 8.30am and 4pm and the fare is fixed at Rs. 467. The special bus will have reservation facility.
TIRUPATI: Sub Inspector attempts suicide at training college:: Tulasi Ram, a Sub Inspector at Kalyani Dam Police Training College attempted suicide by consuming pesticide on Wednesday. He became famous after his participation in the anti-terrorist operation at Puttur in 2014. The SI who hails from Karvetinagaram in the district was reportedly upset at his immediate superiors for not forwarding his application for reward. He was rushed to SVIMS hospital where his condition is stated to be critical.
VISAKHAPATNAM: Raychaudhury takes as new Director of RINL:: Former SAIL Executive Director (Transport and Shipping) Prabhir Raychaudhury has assumed as the Director (Commercial) of RINL, the corporate entity of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant. The post fell vacant following the appoint of T.K.Chand as the CMD of National Aluminum Company. He did his Chemical Engineering from IIT-New Delhi and started his career as Management Trainee in 1982 and worked in various key position.
Fandnavis new Regional ED of NTPC:: NTPC Sipat Executive Director V.B.Fudnavis has taken over as Regional Executive Director (South). He was graduate in mechanical engineering from Devi Ahilya Viswa Vidyalay, Indore and M.Tech in Thermal engineering from IIT-New Delhi and began his career in NTPC as Engineering Executive Trainee in 1979. In a career of three and half decades in the NTPC, he held several key positions and worked as head of project of Auraya gas based station in UP, Talcher Super Thermal Power Station, Kaniha in Odisha and Sipat Super Thermal Power Station in Chhattisgarh.
ICET- Last date for submission of applications is March 5:: ICET convenor K.Rama Mohana Rao said that the last date for submission of applications without penalty for ICET test is March 5 and so far, it has received 32,330 applications. Applications are received with a penalty of Rs.500 in addition to the registration fee of Rs.3250 till March 15 and with a penalty of Rs.2,000 is March 24 and with a fine of Rs.5,000 is March 31. The applications will be received even till May 9 with a penalty of Rs.10,000 but the applicants have to write the test in Visakhapatnam only. The ranks will be released on May 27, he said.
One arrested in Call money case:: I Town police on Wednesday arrested Y.Srinivasa Rao, a resident of Allipuram who was allegedly involved in a call money racket. According to police sources, an employee of Dock Labour Board had borrowed Rs.1.05 lakh from Srinivasa Rao at a high interest rate and in return, the victim on demand had given three empty blank cheques, one promissory note and his ATM card. He used to withdraw money every month from ATM and so far had withdrawn Rs.2 lakh. Even after that, the accused demanded that he still to pay Rs.90,000 was pending and threatened him with dire consequences if the amount was not cleared. Unable to bear the harassment, the victim approached the police who arrested the accused on Wednesday.
Vizag and Gajuwaka become ID liquor free units:: The District Collector Dr.N.Yuvraj has cleared the file of the Excise Department units of Visakhapatnam and Gajuwaka that declared to be illicitly distilled liquor free units on Wednesday. The Government had launched ‘Navodayam’ programme under which all districts in the State should become ID liquor free districts by April 30. The ‘Navodayam’ programme that was launched Statewide on February 1. The programme empowers the departments of Excise, Revenue and Police to enforce the programme. Excise Superintended of Gajuwaka said that 17 persons who have a track record of brewing illicitly distilled liquor in the prone areas such as Gajuwaka, Bheemunipatnam and Sabbavaram have been binded over. If they take up any activity in the next one year, a fine of Rs.1 lakh will be imposed and will be booked u/s 109 of IPC.
VIJAYAWADA: Brahmins seek fair allocation in budget:: Andhra Pradesh Brahmana Seva Sangh Samakhya has urged the State Government to allocate Rs.440 crore for AP Brahmana Welfare Corporation in the ensuing budget. Jwalapuram Srikanth addressing the press said that the State Government has sanctioned only Rs.60 crore as against a promise to grant Rs.500 crore. He said that for the year 2014-15, 25 crore was sanctioned and Rs.35 crore in the subsequent year. Referring to Krishna Pushkarams, he urged the government to make Brahmins as members of the committees to be constituted for the Pushkarams. He suggested the government to take suggestions and opinions of Brahmin organizations as they play key role during the Pushkarams.