Vijayawada:: Non-regional films being screened:: Providing a relief to the move buffs, multicomplexes in the city today resumed screening of Hindi and English films. Following the indefinite strike call by JAC producers, distributors of South India theatres in the city stopped screening all films on March 2, the first day of the strike. It may be recalled that the JAC is fighting against the monopoly of Digital Service Providers and the Virtual Print Fee being levied by them allegedly against terms.
Kakinada:: World Wildlife Day celebrated:: Forest department today organized the United National World Wildlife Day celebrations at Coringa Forest Complex and Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary near Kakinada. Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, P.Mallikarjuna Rao was the chief guest for the function which was attended by the school children, local villagers, wildlife enthusiasts, NGOs and researchers.
Vizianagaram:: Ashok Gajapathi Raju unveils plaques for library buildings:: Union Minister for Civil Aviation P.Ashok Gajapathi Raju today unveiled plaques in the central library for construction of library buildings. Vizianagaram Central Library began construction activity to provide permanent library buildings in Nellimarla, Merakamudidam, Bhogapuram, Ramabhadrapuram and Badangi. District Collector Vivek Yadav assured speedy construction of libraries to help youngsters prepare for competitive examinations. Vizianagaram Grandhalaya Samstha Chairman BSSV Narasinga Rao said that the organization would spend Rs12.6 lakh for each building.
Nellore:: ‘No clue yet on biscuit gang that robbed train passengers:: The police have not yet got any clue on the gang of unidentified miscreants who drugged and robbed 11 passengers in the general compartment of the Lucknow-bound Yesvantpur Express two days ago. The police are trying to find out whether it is the act of any organized gang moving in trains.
Tirumala:: Pilgrims had a lucky escape on ghat road:: A four member pilgrim party from Gorantla in Anantapur district had a miraculous escape today when the vehicle by which they were travelling met with an accident on the second ghat road leading to Tirumala. The accident occurred about five km from here when the driver lost control and crashed it on the roadside steel railings. The timely opening of air balloons also helped the pilgrims escape unhurt.