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Andhra Pradesh State News on December 12, 2015

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Hyderabad

Intermediate Board announces ‘tatkal’ scheme
Intermediate Board has announced a ‘tatkal’ scheme for intermediate 1st and 2nd year students who have not paid examination fee in stipulated time. Under the scheme, the candidates can pay the fee from December 12 to 18 by paying a sum of Rs.600 according to Board Secretary MV Satyanarayana in a statement and this is only for Arts students.

DP Agarwal will be the advisor for Higher Education?
Sources said that UPSC former Chairman Prof. D.P.Agarwal will be appointed as the advisor to the State Higher Education Department. He will give suggestions and advices to the HRD department and will coordinate the programmes. He will be appointed after the file is cleared by the Chief Minster.

TRS resorts to horse trading alleges TDP
The Telangana TDP has charged the TRS for allegedly indulging in horse trading to win the elections being held for the MLC. TRS had been luring elected representatives of the opposition parties right from the gross root level to the level of legislators alleged TTDP senior leader E.Dayakara Rao. Speaking to press, he said that TRS fielded its nominees from seven districts in spite of the fact that the ruling party did not have the required numbers to win the polls. He said that TTDP has decided to represent the horse trading indulged in by the TRS to the Election Commission.

Congress wants GOs on Capital construction to be made public
The APCC has demanded the State Government to initiate measures to furnish the files relating to the construction of the new capital including the orders issued from time to time in the Legislature. The PCC has decided to mount pressure on the State Government to make public the information pertaining to it. Accusing the government of maintaining utmost secrecy on matters related to the capital, Opposition leader in the Legislative Council C.Ramachandraiah alleged that the only Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu was in the know of the everything and many of his Cabinet colleagues were not aware of the developments.

Solar Wing Energy-Australian firm keen on Anantapur
The Australian solar manufacturer Heliostat conveyed its willingness to set up a solar-wing power general plant in Anantapur district. A delegation of Heliostat representatives called on the Chief Minister at Vijayawada and discussed with him about the project. The delegation assured that it would come up with a detailed project report soon for inking a pact with the government.

Kurnool

Budagajangams launch relay fast
Members of the Budagajangam community launched a relay fast near the Sri Krishnadevarayulu statue today demanding restoration of SC reservation for the community. Men and women performing ‘Burrakatha’ beating drumbeats and weaving coil baskets and took part in the relay fast. Budgajangam Yuvajana Vidyarthi Sangham State president Tatikonda Narayana said that people of the community had benefitted from SC reservation from 1985 to 2008 but the government had withdrawn reservation through after that.

Puducherry

Car plunges into Godavari killing five
A car plunged into Gautami Godavari river near Dariyalatippa in Puducherry killing at least five of those travelling in the car including two children. Locals who found the car in the river alerted the police. Police pulled out the car from the river and recovered five dead bodies. The car ‘Tata India’ bearing Reg.No.AP 05V201. The victims are said to be from Drivers’ colony of Kakinada. The deceased are identified as the members of Poppidi Venkata Reddy. Sources said that the driver lost control of the car resulting into the accident.

Visakhapatnam

AUSDE extends last date
Andhra University School of Distance Education has extended the last date for submission of applications for its B.A. and B.Com. Common Entrance Examination from Friday to December 18 without fine. Applications would also be received till December 23 with a fine of Rs.100, AUSDE Director L.D.Sudhakara Babu informed on Friday. The entrance test will be held on December 27 as per schedule. For details dial 0891-2844162/2754966/2550223/2844142/7702257811/9848199155.

9 CPI(Maoist) members surrender
Nine members of the armed militia of the banned CPI(Maoist) including three commanders surrendered to Superintendent of Police Koya Praveen on Saturday. The surrendered are Killo Gopala Rao, Marri Ranga Rao and Korra Lassu former deputy commander Korra Samba, militia members Gunta Srinu, Killo Bhaskara Rao, Korra Bhaskara Rao, Pongi Sattibabu and Gunta Nageswara Rao.

JAC demands to withdraw cases against Paderu MLA Giddi Eswari
Members of Anti-Bauxite JAC demanded the government to withdraw cases booked against Paderu MLA Giddi Eswari. They termed it as a conspiracy to weaken the anti-bauxite movement. They said that the protest against the government move to take up bauxite mining is in the hands of the hands of tribal people and is not linked to any political affiliation. The remarks of the MLA at the recently held meeting were an emotional outburst and not a deliberate statement, said in a statement of the JAC of tribes, Scheduled Tribe Employees Associations, Tribal NGOs. The JAC that met here today condemned the move of the TDP leaders to give a political colour to the movement.

Retired BHEL staff seek wage arrears in one go
Retired employees of Bharat Heavy Plates and Vessels that is now merged with BHEL have sought 1977 wage arrears in one instalment. BHPV Retired Employees’ Welfare Forum convenor BS Varma submitted a representation to MP K.Haribabu said that nearly 3,600 employees either retired on superannuation or opted for voluntary retirement should be given arrears in one go to meet their financial requirement.

Vijayawada

Paramedical web counselling from December 17
Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences has on Friday issued schedule for counselling for admissions in B.Sc. nursing, B.SC, MLT, BPT courses in both Andhra Pradesh and Telangana States. The certificate verification will be held from December 17 to 20 at NTR university campus, AU Campus in Visakhapatnam, JNTU, Kukatpalli, SV University in Tirupati, Kakatiya University in Warangal. Candidates have to pay Rs 1,000 (for SC/ST candidates Rs.800) towards processing fee. Details can be had on the website.

Assembly de-limitation issue will be considered’, says Union Home Minister
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh promised to consider the request of the Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu and Telangana Home Minister Nayani Narasimha Reddy for de-limitation of Assembly constituencies in Bhadrachalam area. The matter pertained to some mandals being in Andhra Pradesh and MLAs in Telangana said the Chief Secretary I.Y.R.Krishna Rao.


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