Andhra Pradesh News on October 17, 2017

Ayurveda and Homeo counselling from October 21

Vijayawada:: The counselling for admissions into MD Ayurveda and Homeo courses will be held on October 21 according to the Registrar of Dr.NTR University of Health Sciences Dr.S.Appalanaidu. A notification to this effect has been released on Tuesday. Details can be had on

Government approves new five projects

Amaravati:: The State government has approved to the proposals for establishing five new textile industries in the State. In a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu of SIPB, he reviewed the progress. He asked the officials to cooperate in sanctioning the necessary permissions for establishment of the projects. The textile industry in Sri City by Tore Industries, Paze Industries Ltd., at Raptadu in Anatapuram, Rockman Industries Aluminium Alloys industries in Chittoor were granted permission by SIPB.

’Deepavali Asthanam’ on Thursday

Tirumala:: The annual ‘Deepavali Asthanam’ will be observed at the temple of Lord Venkateswara Swamy on October 19. It will be conducted to the processional deities of Lord Malayappa Swamy and His consorts at the ‘Bangaru Vakili’ inside the temple between 7am and 9am. The TTD has dispensed with the performance of certain rituals inside the temple on the occasion.

TDP leader’s daughter murdered

Ramachandrapuram:: Nandula Jayadeepika (20), daughter of TDP town president Suryanarayana Raju was found murdered in her house late on Monday. Jayadeepika used to run a generic medical shop in the government area hospital. DSP Santosh said Raju, a bar owner returned home at 1.30am and fund her daughter dead.

Rajya Sabha member TG Venkatesh asks Illaiah to change name, contents of book

Kurnool:: Rajya Sabha member TG Venkatesh today charged writer Prof.Kancha Ilaiah with habitually targeting various communities and demanded that he alter the name and contents of his book against Arya Vysyas titled ‘Samajika Smugglerulu Komatollu’. Speaking to media, he said that Prof.Ilaiah had no right to criticize religions, communities, their ancestors and beliefs. He said that the law stipulates a ten year imprisonment for those who spread hatred between communities through their writings and demanded that the law be amended to stipulate their hanging. He said that the Apex Court did not dismiss but only disposed of the petition against the book saying the request for ban on the book had to be scrutinized, he said.

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