Vijayawada:: Annual summer camps of baseball and basketball inaugurated:: Minister for Sports Kollu Ravindra inaugurated the baseball and basketball at the Nirmala High School on Saturday. Speaking on the occasion, he said that Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu is keen on hosting the National Games in 2018. He along with Mayor Koneru Sridhar handed over Rs.7,000 to the district secretary for purchase of equipment.
Nandigama:: LPG cylinder blast leaves nine injured::An LPG cylinder blast at Hanuman Tiffin Centre in Nandigama in Krishna district on Saturday left nine persons injured. The injured were rushed to the hospital. The injured were identified as Gowse, R Venkateswara Rao, P Narasimha Rao, P Venkateswara Rao, P Rosaiah, M Avamma, K Krishna, M Kantha Rao and the identity of another person is yet to be known. Doctors said that the condition of the three injured, who suffered 65-70 per cent burn injuries is said to be critical. Collector B Lakshmikantham and joint collector G Chandrudu visited the government hospital and enquired about the health condition of the injured.