Andhra Pradesh News on March 20,2016

Sunday, March 20, 2016

  • HYDERABAD- Chiranjeevi’s daughter Sreeja’s marriage on March 31 :: Megastar Chiranjeevi’s younger daughter Sreeja is going to get married on March 31. The ceremony will take place at The Park Hyatt hotel. Tollywood and Bollywood actors and political leaders are expected to grace the occasion. Sreeja has been living with her parents after her divorce with her estranged husband Sirish Bharadwaj. She is going to remarry a US based businessman.
  • Indian Aviation 2016 concludes:: The fifth India Aviation 2016 show concluded here today with the industry bullish on the Indian market expected to become the third largest in four years time – with the proposed new National Civil Aviation Policy 2016 likely to give a boost to it. Over 5,000 aviation and aerospace experts including manufacturers, service providers, airport operators, airlines, technology service providers, investors, financial institutions and market experts from across the world participated in the event. More than 200 exhibitors form 12 countries took part in the event. Leading aircrafts and helicopter manufacturers like Boeing, Airbus, Textron, Embraer, Gulfstream, Dassault, Agusta Westland, Bell Helicopters, participated in the show.
  • Abhay’s killers arrested:: Abhay, a teenager from Shahinayathagunji who was kidnapped four days ago and was later found dead, the police have arrested the killers. The accused are Indugugamalli Sheshu Kumar alias Sairam ((20), Pondara Ravi (23) all from Andhra Pradesh were caught by the city police after a long chase spread across Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Odisha.
  • ONGOLE: Escalator inaugurated at Ongole Railway Station:: Ongole MP Y.V.Subba Reddy and Divisional Railway Manager Ashok Kumar today inaugurated an escalator fitted on the premises of Ongole Railway station. The MP has brought some issues relating to the passengers to the notice of the DRM. Subba Reddy wanted the DRM to establish a ticket counter on the rear side of the station.
  • VIJAYAWADA- CP distributed cheques for Rs.6.15 lakh to the next kin of home guards:: Commissioner of Police D. Gautam Sawang on Sunday distributed cheques for about Rs.6.15 lakh to the next kin of home guards who died recently. Home guards donated their two day salary and pooled in the amount. The CP handed over a cheque for Rs.3.07 lakh to K.Sulochana, wife of K.Prabhakara Rao who died on November last year. Gautam Sawang also gave away another cheque for Rs.3.08 lakh to K.Bhagya Lakshmi, wife of K.Srinivasa Rao, the home guard attached to Thotlavallur PS and died on November 16, 2015.
  • Deputy Chief Minister urges to drop stir plan on AgriGold issue:: Deputy Chief Minister N.Chinnarajappa on Sunday said if the Left Parties were genuinely concerned about the welfare of AgriGold victims, they must call off their proposed agitation on Monday. He said it was unfortunate that the Left parties had adopted a confrontationist stand on the issue as it could prove to be harmful to the interests of the victims. He said that the government has decided to constitute a special court to handle the issues with an objective to ensure speedy justice to the victims.
  • VISAKHAPATNAM-Section 144 imposed at all examination centres:: For the smooth conduct of the Secondary School Certificate public examinations that commences from Monday, prohibitory orders under Section 144 of Cr.P.C. of 1973 will be imposed at all the examination centres. The Commissioner of Police Amit Gard on Sunday issued orders. According to his orders, the code will be in force from 8am to 2pm till the examination is over. All photocopying shops around the centres will also remain closed during the examination period. All the mobile units of the police such as Rakshak and Blue Colts will intensify the patrolling around the centres for smooth conduct of the examinations.
  • Man held for using dead man’s credit card:: The Dwaraka Police have registed a case against K.Anil (20) in connection with a credit card fraud case on Sunday night. Accorting to sources, the accused misused the credit card of Murali Hanumanthu who died on September 23 last year. The deceased who worked for APEPDCL had a HDFC card but even after his death, the card was used to make online purchase and withdrawal of money to the tune of Rs.2.03 lakhs. It came to light when the officials went to the deceased house for recovery of dues and police arrested the accused after investigation into the case.
  • Wildlife photography workshop:: Visakha Camera Club is organizing a photography workshop for w3ildlife photo enthusiasts on Friday. The workshop is open to all DSLR owners and is absolutely free. The mentor for the workshop is noted wildlife photographer Kathik from Bengaluru who is a regular mentor for Nikon. Interested ones can contact coordinator Venu Mohan on 9959133066 by sending an SMS. The workshop would be conducted at Little Angel’s School, MVP Colony on Friday from 10am to 4pm.
  • Bauxite mining - Rahul Gandhi to lead padayatra :: Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) president N.Raghuveera Reddy today said that the AICC vice president Rahul Gandhi will tour Vizag agency in May to register the proposed bauxite mining and express solidarity with the local people. After inaugurating a Bus Yatra, he said that ‘it is not the State Government that has to cancel the permissions but the Centre should have to do. The Union Government should cancel the Environmental Clearance given by MoEF for bauxite mining as this is being opposed by everyone in the Agency tracts. He said that Congress will figtht till the EC is scrapped, he said.
  • Vizianagaram: Panchayats to set up solar pump sets:: Union Minister for Civil Aviation P.Ashok Gajapati Raju asked the panchayats to set up solar pump sets and divert the money thus saved on power consumption for other developmental activities. He has inaugurated solar pump sets that were established with MPLADS at Duppada village in Vizianagaram today. With the commissioning of solar pump sets the panchayat would able to save Rs.11,000 per month on power bill and the sum thus saved could be utilized on other welfare activities, he said.

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