Chittoor:: Minister K.Atchannaidu and N.Amarnath Reddy today urged the party cadre to shun personal differences and work for the party’s victory in the 2019 general elections. Addressing in-charges of Assembly constituencies, MLAs, MLCs, and key TDP functionaries here, they advised the cadres to desist from countering the criticism of the YSRCP and the Congress and instead propagate the welfare schemes.
Ongole:: Former Kerala Assembly Speaker K.Radhakrishnan will inaugurate a two-day State conference of the Kula Vivaksha Porata Sangam on Sunday. KVPS founder-president Paturi Ramaih will hoist the KVPS flag. Among other issues, the conference would discuss about reservation for Dalits in the private sector and soft loans for them as a saturation basis said the KVPS State secretary A.Malyadri.
Kurnool:: Forest officials today arrested five persons near the old railway gate in Nandyal on the charge of hunting deer and stags in the Nallamalla forest area and selling their meat. They recovered four country-made rifles from them. Nandyal Divisional Forest Officer said that the arrested are P.Jambulaiah, Sirivella Hussain Naik and Kolimi Kalamuddin along with two others. Search was launched to nab eight more hunters who were at large said the DFO.
Tirupati:: 27 red sanders logs were seized at Mondodikona near Jeevakona in the outskirts of Tirupati on Thursday morning. A team led by Task Fore RSI and Forest Section Officer raided the spot at 4am when they found some persons loading the logs into cargo carrier vehicle. They dumped the logs and fled the scene after noticing them. The officials seized the vehicle.
Vijayawada:: The V Additional District Sessions Court sentenced Korlapati Adam of Nunna accused in a domestic violence case to ten years imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs.2,000. A case was registered against him under Section 498(A) of the IPC in 2013. Police sources said that Adam, a lorry cleaner became addicted to liquor and used to abuse and beat up his wife Suvarthamma. She set herself afire on November 14, 2013 and succumbed to severe burns. The judge, M.Babitha convicted him today.
Vijayawada:: The State government today gave administrative clearance for Rs.82.43 crore to implement schemes under the Green Energy Corridors-Intra-State Transmission System. The money will be remitted to the AP Transco for executing the projects.
Vizianagram:: Child Rights Commission members P.V.V.Prasad and Kesali Appa Rao today said that in the wake of reports of pressure on students and violation of child righs in corporate colleges across the State, they directed the district Vocational Education Officers to inspect colleges and submit a report on the conditions that were affecting child rights by October end. Prasad told the pressmen that action would be taken aginst the erring colleges based on the report. He called on the victims of acid attack and the two young sisters who suffered head injuries in the attack by an auto driver in Bobbili mandal late on Wednesday evening. He said that he had also directed the DEOs to inspect corporate schools and submit report.
Amaravati:: BC Welfare Director K.Harshavardhan said that the tuition fee being given under NTR Vidyonnati scheme meant for coaching for Civil Services Examinations will be credited to the student’s account. The government is extending financial support to an extent of Rs.1 lakh per student under the scheme. So far, the amount is being credited to the coaching centre concerned and with the new orders, the amounts will be credited to the student’s account.