Andhra Pradesh News on March 24, 2016

Thursday, March 24, 2016

  • VISAKHAPATNAM-HPCL gives scholarships to 78 students:: HPCL-Visakha Refinery has distributed scholarship cheques to 78 students of Government Residential School for Visually Challenged Girls, Yendada worth Rs.3.52 lakh. HPCL has given Rs.3,000 per student up to forth class and Rs.5,000 per student from fifth to 10th class under CSR initiatives.
  • Midnight liquor party-Commissioner of Police orders probe::Commissioner of Police Amit Garg on Thursday instructed the DCP (Zone-I) CM Thrivikrama Varma to investigate the illegal midnight liquor party near the sand dunes on the beach near a beachside restaurant at Sagarnagar and take up action on the organizers. There were allegations that around 25 couples, all belonging to affluent political and business families indulged into late night cocktail party at the restaurant on Tuesday night. Sources said that the police had gone to the venue on that day but failed to take action against the organizers and the revelers due to some political influence.
  • 1,900 NBWs are pending at various police stations:: Over 1,945 non-bailable warrants are pending at various police stations under the city police commissionerate as on Thursday and the police are unable to execute them despite the court orders. According to ACP, City Crime Record Bureau A.Narasimha Murty, of the 1900 odd NBWs , some 700 pertain to private warrants and the remaining relate to crime, law and order and traffic. Sources said that the main reason for pendency is due to the furnishing of improper address by the accused. Another reason for the pendency is the connivance between the court clerk, the advocate of the accused and the police court constable. The warrants are purposefully delayed by the constable in collusion with the other two said sources.
  • VIJAYAWADA-Burnt rail coaches fetches Rs.2.50 lakh each::Twenty burnt coaches of Ratnachal Express have been sold through e-auction route for Rs.2.50 lakh each coach on Thursday. Three more coaches remain to be auctioned soon according to officials. The auction was conducted in five lots and 20 out of 23 coaches were purchased by scrap merchants. It may be recalled that some of the superfast train were damaged in the mob fury at Tuni in East Godavari district on January 31, 2016 who were demanding including of Kapu in the list of BC classes.
  • HYDERABAD-APSCHE to move Supreme Court on Rs.15 lakh transfer::Andhra Pradesh State Council for Higher Education has decided to move a contempt petetion in the Supreme Court against State Bank of Hyderabad for not honoring the Supreme Court verdict and releasing Rs.15 lakh to the Telangana State Council for Higher Education. APSCHE special officer K.Raghunath said that the SC had set aside the earlier order of Hyderabad High Court freezing the accounts of APSCHE on March 18, 2016. He said that the institution had informed the same to the Shanti Nagar branch of SBH through registered post on the very next day. Although the manager received the SC orders, on Thursday he released Rs.15 lakh to TSCHE which is in contempt of Supreme Court orders. We will file a contempt case against the SBH’, he said.

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