Andhra Pradesh State News on December 6, 2015


Enforcement Directorate eyes on Chintu
The Enforcement Directorate has centered on Chintu, the main accused in the Chittoor Mayor couple murder case. The ED officials team reached here from Hyderabad under the supervision of Additional Commissioner Lakshmikanth. The officials met the Chittoor SP Srinivas and seized several documents, computer hard disks etc related to Chintu. According to sources, Chintu had transacted over Rs. 6 crore financial transactions and there were no accounts for it. They also visited the houses and educational institutions belonging to Chintu and are questioning pople. Sources said that the Auditor of Chintu was also taken into custody for questioning.


Nagalakshmi is the new Municipal Commissioner
S. Nagalakshmi, IAS has today assumed charge as the Commissioner of Guntur Municipality today. She replaces Anuradha who was being transferred. Nagalakshmi served as the Sub-Collector of Vijayawada earlier.


Tollywood appeals for donation for Chennai calamity
The Tollywood film industry came out on Sunday with an appeal to the citizens to donate generously for the victims of the Chennai calamity. Actors Rana, Allu Arjun, Nani, Manchu Lakshmi and others listed out the donations and the activities taken up by them. Actor Rana said that it was sad to see so many families displaced and everyone should pitch in to do their bit for the cause. Actor Allu Arjun said that though they collected money, it would not provide immediate relief to the victims of the floods as it will take some time to reach the public. He appealed the public to donate essential items.

Notification issued for Paramedical examinations
The Para Medical Board announced notification for the examinations of paramedical students examination. The examinations will be conducted from December 21 and for diploma courses. The theory examinations would be from December 21 to 23 and practicals from December 28 to 30. The last date for submission of application is December 12 and hall tickets will be issued from December 18. The examinations will be held at 11 government medical colleges including Alluri Seetharama Raju medical college in West Godavari and Maharaja Institute of Medical Sciences. The theory examinations will be conducted in 13 centres and results will be announced on January 20, 2016.

Danam Nagender to continue in Congress
Congress leader Danam Nagender said today that he is not going to leave Congress and reiterated that he would continue in the party. He said that he had received an invitation from the TRS party to join them.

Jagan files petition urging bail relaxations
YSR Congress Party president YS Jagan Mohan Reddy today filed a appeal in the CBI court seeking completely relaxing the bail rules. He was granted bail in Disproportionate Assets case two years ago. There were 12 cases against him filed by the CBI.


House burgled and thieves made away with Rs. 3 crore worth gold and diamonds
Gold jewellery and diamond ornaments estimated at about Rs. 3 crore were burgled from a locked house at Peddapuram in East Godavari district. This came to light when the burglary was detected by neighbours and informed the same to police. Peddapuram police said Mandavelli Srinivasa Rao, a dealer of Bharat Gas left for Hyderabad to attend a family function last week. Late on Saturday, miscreants gained entry into the bedroom directly by breaking open the window and stolen jewellery from the almirah by using the keys that were available in the bed room. Police informed the same to Srinivasa Rao. Police said that gold jewellery weighing nearly 3 kg, diamond ornaments and about Rs.1 lakh cash were stored in the almirah. Members of the CLUES and sniffer dogs were pressed into service.


YSRCP condemns Somisetty’s comment
YSRCP leaders on Sunday flayed TDP Central Disciplinary Committee member Somisetty’s Venkateswarlu’s remarks on Kurnool MLA S.V.Mohan Reddy and asserted that he had no moral right to speak about the MLA. Mohan Reddy’s family had half a century-long political history and was financially sound by the time he came to Kurnool penniless, YSRCP city convenor P.G.Narasimha Yadav said. He said that Subba Reddy’s father was a class I contractor and film distributor and became MLA in `1972 and was elected TDP MP in 1991 and it helped the TDP establish itself in Kurnool, they said.

Kadapa to be made a horticultural hub
HRD Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao said the government proposed to set up a Urdu university in Kadapa and develop Gandikota fort in Jammlamadugu constituency into a tourist centre. The new capital city, Amaravati, Tirupati and Visakhapatnam would be developed into centres of educational excellence, he said. Ganta Srinivasa Rao inaugurated an ophthalmic surgery block in the Rotary Club hospital at Proddutur.


Chalo Parliament on December 14 demanding 50% reservations
BC Welfare Association national president R.Krishnaiah said on Sunday that they would take up Chalo Parliament on December 14 demanding introduction of 50 per cent reservations bill in Parliament. He said that protests would be taken up from December 14 to 16 with thousands of activists at Parliament. The necessity of the bill is there as the BC community enjoys 52 per cent of population with not exceeding 12 per cent representation calls for urgent need for introduction of the bill. He said that not even a single BC MP represents from 18 States.


Rich tributes paid to Dr.Ambedkar
Rich tributes were paid to Dr.B.R.Ambedkar on his ‘Parinirvan Divas’ at different parts of the city. Visakhapatnam MP Khambhampati Haribabu garlanded the statue of Ambedkar near the LIC building and was accompanied by P.Vishnu Kumar Raju MLA and other party functionaries.

Four lanes along port road
Visakhapatnam Port Trust Chairman M.T.Krishna Babu said at the 34th Alumni meet of Kakinada Engineering College on Sundy said that efforts are on to convert four km of two lane road into four lanes by spending Rs.100 crore. The alumni meet is being held without fail on the first Sunay of December every year since 1982 here. He called upon the alumni to play an active role by giving their ideas to make Visakhapatnam the best smart city.

Conference on nano science from December 14, 2015
The Department of Chemistry of GITAM University will host an international conference on nanoscience, nanotechnology and Advanced Materials from December 14 to 17. It will discuss specific topics like ‘Synthesis and structures of Nano material, Graphene, Carbon nano tubes, Nano structures etc., according to conference convener M.Saratchandrababu.

Children’s festival on December 10, 2015
Sri Rama Charitable Trust is organizing a three day Children’s Festival at Srirampuram, Viziangaram commencing December 10. The contest will be held in three categories – sub juniors (nursery to Class IV), juniors (Class V to VII) and seniors (Class VIII to X). The entry for participants is free and they will be provided with breakfast, lunch and dinner. Drawing and painting competition will be held on December 10. The topics for drawing competition for sub juniors, juniors and seniors are ‘My picture my wish’, ‘Our environment’ and ‘One day on excursion’. Details can be had over phone nos. 9441140375 or 7382090399.


Central teams to assess rain loss
Minister for Agriculture and Krishna District in-charge Minister P.Pulla Rao on Sunday said that the Central team would begin enumeration of damage agricultural crops and loss of other infrastructure in the recent rains across the State. He said that the State Government has appealed to the Centre seeking permission to purchase discolored paddy through the Paddy Purchasing Centres in order to rescue farmers. He said that the paddy crop is in an extent of 2.6 lakh hectares suffered damage while 6,000 hectares of aquaculture ponds.

New Delhi

CPI to stage dharna at Jantar Mantar demanding SCS
CPI national general secretary Sitaram Yechuri along with its State Secretary Rama Krishna, Political analysist Pentapati Pullarao along with its activists and Pratyeka Hoda Sadana Samithi, political parties except BJP will stage a dharna at Jantar Mantar demanding Special Category Status to the State on Monday. Sitaram Yechuri speaking to press said that NDA leaders promised to fulfil all the promises given by earlier government in the State Bifurcation Act including Special Status to Andhra Pradesh, financial assistance to backward districts, special package to Rayalaseema and Uttarandhra, financial assistance for construction of state capital.

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