Andhra news on April 26, 2017

  • Kurnool:: Student set ablaze at Railway Station:: An Intermediate student Naveen Kumar, is battling for life after suffering severe burns when an unknown passenger with whom he had an altercation earlier poured petrol and set him ablaze in the Rajampet railway station in Kadapa on Wednesday. He was rushed to the government hospital. Doctors said that he suffered 65 per cent burns. The victim is studying in Sri Chaitanya Junior College, Tirupati.
  • Tirupati:: Nannapaneni Rajakumari consoles kin of Yerpedu victims:: AP Women Commission Chairperson Nannapaneni Rajakumari on Wednesday visited Munagalapalem village and consoled the families of those who were killed in the Yerpedu accident. On the education of children of the victims, she promised to take up the issue with the Chief Minister and see to it that they secured seats in NTR Model Schools after sixth grade. She also visited the injured in hospitals. .
  • Tirupati; Misbehavior charge against temple staff: A woman devotee from Guntur, Sharmila on Wednesday alleged that the temple staff misbehaved with her during the ‘Suprabhata Seva’ which she attended along with her family members. She also alleged that the local police instead of registering her complaint, tried to pacify her. The police, however, denied having received any complaint of that nature.
  • Vijayawada:: Four panels to study Capital designs:: Minsiter for Municipal Administration Ponguri Narayana said that a decision on design of the capital would be taken up only after the discussions with all stakeholders. Speaking to press, he said that the government constituted two more committees to study the design submitted by Norman Fosters, Capital Committee, Government Media Adviser Parakala` Prabhakar Committee and Principal Secretaries Committee would look into it. Based on the recommendations, the Cabint would take a decision.

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