Andhra Pradesh News on October 3, 2017

Water level increases in Somasila reservoir

Nellore:: Water level in the Somasila reservoir has crossed 20 tmc following increase in the inflows form the upper catchment areas. The inflows into the dam have reached 6,700 cusecs and this is expected to continue for a few more days as rains continue in the catchment areas.

Two minor irrigation engineers trapped

Kurnool:: ACB officials arrested DE Ramana Reddy and AE Varaprasad of the Minor Irrigation department at Khajipet in Kadapa district today on the charge of accepting a bribe of Rs.80,000 from Khaddirullah for clearing the bills for works executed under the ‘Neeru Chettu’ programme. The ACB registered a case against them and continued searches in the department’s office.

Section 30 imposed

Rajamahendravaram:: Urban SP B.Rajakumari has announced imposition of Section 30 of the Police Act in the purview of 11 police stations under the urban police district. In a statement on Tuesday, she said no meetings, congregations, rallies or padayatra would be allowed without proper permission from the police station concerned. Those violating the orders would be dealt with seriously, she warned.

CPI(M) leader M.Babu Rao arrested

Srikakulam:: Former MP and CPI(M) leader Midiyam Babu Rao was arrested and sent to the Meliyaputti police station when he tried to interact with the displaced persons of the Vamsadhara project. CITU State vice president D.Govinda Rao and a few other leaders contended that the police has no right to arrest them as they did not resort to any unlawful activity. Speaking to media, Babu Rao demanded that compensation to the project displaced be paid as per the Land Acquisition Act of 2013. He demanded withdrawal of cases slapped on CPI(M) leaders during the last few weeks.

Three women washed away

Kurnool:: Three women, Vadla Sivamma (55), Kummari Maddamma (50) and Shaik Naseemun Bi (45) were washed away while trying to cross the Kundu at Garigarevula village in the district according to District Collector S.Satyanarayana. The Collector assured ex gratia of Rs.5 lakh each to the next kin of the victims through Chandranna Bhima Scheme.

Nandamuri Balakrishna slaps fan

Hindupur:: Actor and TDP MLA Nandamuri Balakrishna today allegedly slapped a fan at Hindupur taking the number of such incidents to three in the last three months. He is on a three day tour of the constituency participated in the party’s ‘Intintiki Telugu Desam’ programme. As he went from house to house in the Boyapeta area, one of his fans stepped into the house before Balakrishna did and irritated over this, he allegedly slapped him. It may be recalled that he had slapped a fan during the election campaigning in Nandyal last month and hit another during a shooting of his film.

Stone laid for bypass road

Vizianagaram:: The 17.20 km long bypass to Visakhapatnam-Raipur Road which is to be completed in 24 months, will help controlling number of accidents. The Centre had sanctioned a sum of Rs.4,153 crore for widening of 13 NHs into four lanes and this is one of them. Vice President M.Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated seven among them through a video link in Vijayawada and laid the foundation stone for the remaining projects.

Job point

  • UPSC – Engineering Services Examination -2018 announces notification. Through this Group A/Gropup ‘B’ level engineering vacancies of 588 will be filled up. The recruitment will be based on a written test followed by personality test. The written test will be in two phases Stage-I-Preliminary and Stage-II-Mains. The last date for submission of application is October 23, 2017 and details can be had on,
  • Tata Memorial Centre invites applications from eligible candidates for filling up of 51 vacancies in various categories. The last date for submission of online application is October 13, 2017 and hard copies has to be reached by October 20, 2017. Details can be had on
  • IIT(BHU) invites applications for filling up of 54 vacancies in various departments. The selection would be based on a written test followed by an interview. The last date for submission of applications through online is October 25, 2017. More details can be had on
  • National Institute of Technology, Delhi invites applications from eligible candidates for filling up of 19 vacancies of Professor, Associate Professor and Assistant Professor. Interested candidates can apply after announcement of the notification in Employment News. Details can be had on
  • AP Vaidya Vidhana Parishat invites applications from eligible candidates for the recruitment of 129 vacancies of Civil Assistant Surgeons in various departments. The last date for submission of application is November 3, 2017 and details can be had on
  • Godavari National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research invites applications for filling up of 45 vacancies from eligible candidates on contract basis. The last date for submission of applications is November 14, 2017. More details can be had on

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