Andhra News on February 18, 2017

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  • Guntur:: Naturals launches second salon:: Naturals, a leading wellness chain has launched a family beauty salon at Poornima Residency on Amaravati road. Regional Manager Arvind Kumar said Naturals offered alluring grooming services besides chic and trendy haircare, skin care and body care services. This is the 86th signature outlet in the State and the second salon in the town. Grooming services like embellishing bridal makeup, hair styling, manicure, facial and reflexology treatments are also offered at the salon.
  • Kurnool:: Stemi meet in Vijayawada on July 1 and 2:: The Cardiological Society of India AP Chapter and the AP Physicians’ Association are organizing a national Stemi (ST Elevation Myocardia Infraction) meet in Vijayawada on July 1 and 2 according to Society’s honorary president P.Chandrasekhar. Under the Stemi programme, diagnosis is initially made by performing an electrocardiogram in primary health centres or urban health centres in peripheral areas by trained para medical ECG technicians to detect if the patient suffered a heart attack. The ECG report is forwarded by WhatsApp to cardiologists of government hospitals.
  • Kurnool: 16 file nomination papers:: Sixteen nomination papers were filed, 13 for the Rayalaseema West Graduates constituency and three for the Teachers constituency before the District Collector Kona Sasidhar in Anantapur on Saturday.
  • Kakinada:: Auto drivers protest against new tax system:: Auto drivers under the aegis of the AITUC staged a protest on Saturday against the new taxation system on transport vehicles. They said that the new ta regime turned into a bane for the auto drivers who were already suffering due to the steep hike in fuel prices.
  • Nellore:: YSRCP distributes tricycles:: As part of their party’s people reach programmes, the leaders of YSRCP Nellore district unit distributed tricycles to physically challenged persons here on Saturday. 25 persons were extended this support, MLA K.Sridhar Reddy said that their party would take up such programmes.
  • Rajamahendravaram:: Free medical camp:: Rajamahendravaram Press Club on Saturday conducted a free medical camp in the club premises for journalists and their family members in which specialist doctors from various medical disciplines extended their services. Swarandhra an NGO and Bhavani Charitable Trust along with the Press Club organized the medical camp.
  • Tirumala:: Sudha Narayana Murty to take oath:: Chairman of Infosys foundation Sudha Narayana Murty will take oath as the member trustee of the TTD Trust Board on Sunday. It may be recalled that the Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu nominated her to the coveted board to fill the void being created with the expulsion of J.Sekhar Reddy following the detection of huge cache of unaccounted money and several kilos of gold during the post-demonetization period.
  • Tirumala:: RSASTF seizes 193 red sanders logs worth Rs.15 crore:: The Red Sanders Anti Smuggling Task Force personnel recovered 193 red sanders logs, seized four vehicles and nabbed nine smuggling operatives in three separate incidents in Chittoor and Kadapa districts on Saturday. The market value of the seized is expected to be around Rs.15 crore in the international market.
  • Vijayawada:: Md.Jani joins TDP:: Congress MLC Mohammad Jani joined the TDP in the presence of Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday. Speaking on the occasion, Chandrababu Naidu said that the government is doing a lot to the welfare of minorities.
  • Vizianagaram:: PDF alleges North Andhra neglected:: Progressive Democratic Front candidate for North Andhra Graduates constituency A.Aja Sarma on Saturday said that Srikakulam, Vizianagaram and Visakhapatnam districts remained backward due to poor rural economy. Though the Centre had announced special package for the three backward districts, nothing was done for the all-round development of the region, he said while addressing media. He charged that the Chief Minsiter for remaining silent on his promise to reopen the closed jute and sugar industries in the three districts and choose to set up industries such as atomic power plant, thermal power plant, chemical factories and other units harmful to people and environment.

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