Andhra Pradesh news on January 23, 2017

  • Amaravati:: D.Ed second year results announced:: Diploma in Dedication second year the examinations that were conducted in November last were results on Monday. As many as 31,447 candidates have appeared and 27,787 candidates have got through the examination. The marks memo can be downloaded from For recounting of marks, the candidate has to pay Rs.500 per subject before February 3 said the Director of Government Examinations in a statement on Monday.
  • Vizianagaram:: Jagan demands Rs.20 lakh compensation to the deceased in Hirakhand Express accident:: YSRCP president Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday visited those injured in the derailment of Hirakhand Express at Kuneru. It may be recalled that Jagadalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand express derailment-39 passengers killed. He assured them of all possible assistance and demanded the government announce ex gratia of Rs.20 lakh each to the families bereaved in such incidents and Rs.2 lakh for the injured. It may be recalled that 39 passengers including eight from the district were killed and many more injured in the derailment. Prior to visiting the spot of the accident, he called on those undergoing treatment at Parvathipuram Area Hospital and interacted with the doctors.
  • Visakhapatnam:: Two day ‘Techno-Tarang 2017 at AIET:: Avanthi Institute of Engineering and Technology is organizing a two-day national level symposium ‘Techno-Tarang 2K17’ on Tuesday and Wednesday according to a press release. The session provides a platform for engineering students to exchange ideas and keep abreast of the latest developments in the field of technology. Over 50 colleges are expected to participate in the event.
  • Visakhapatnam:: Battery operated tricycles distributed:: Lok Sabha Member K.Haribabu gave away 50 battery operated tricycles for differently abled at a programme at his office on Monday. Of the cost of Rs.37,000, Rs.25,000 is subsidy from the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment and Rs.12,000 was borne from MP Local Area Development fund, he said. In the second phase. 93 tri-cycles will be given. The tricycles were purchased from Artificial limbs Corporation of India, Kanpur.
  • Visakhapatnam:: Train services resumed:: Trains services in the Rayagada-Vizianagaram section of Waltair Division were restored within 36 hours of the derailment of the Hirakhand express late on January 21. The track was restored for traffic at 4.25am and train services resumed immediately in that section said Commercial Manager (Coordination) G.Suneel Kumar.
  • Vijayawada:: Chandrababu Naidu apologies for delay in compensation:: Chief Minister N.Chandrababu Naidu has squarely blamed the district administration for failure to disburse compensation to the affected displaced people of the Vamsadhara project in Srikakulam. ‘My apologies to the farmers for the fact that the district administration has failed to disburse compensation though a G.O.was issued on June 2, 2016, he said while addressing media at Secretariat on Monday. He asked the people not be panic and the Compensation would be paid as promised.

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