Andhra Pradesh News on December 14, 2017

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Pennsylvania to set up university

Vijayawada:: A mega university from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania will be established in Amaravati in near future. Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board singed a letter of Intent in this regard. PASSHE Vice Chancellor Peter Garland and delegation met the Chief Minister today. Chandrababu explained to the delegation the milestones achieved in the fields of education, software, skill development and entrepreneurship.

JSP chief reacts to row over land lease

Vijayawada:: Responding to a claim of ownership of the land at Chinakakani in Guntur district which Jana Sena Party took on lease for its State party office, by a section of the minorities, its president Pawan Kalyan said he was prepared to cancel the lease agreement if the claimants established their ownership and that he would fight in case there is a political conspiracy behind it. He suggested them to show their documents to JSP lawyers who would visit the site shortly and if their case turns out to be genuine, the JSP would give up the land.

Special fare train re-numbered

Vijayawada:: The SCR has changed the number of 07425 Kacheguda-Kakinada Port special fare train as 82706 and it will be run as Suvidha special train on January 12, 2018 according to a press released by Chief Public Relations officer M.Uma Shankar Kumar.

Vakapalli tribal women approaches High Court

Hyderabad:: Vakapalli tribal women have approached the High Court seeking appointment of special public prosecutor in the criminal case filed against the Grey Hounds police. It may be recalled that a decade back the tribal women of Vakapalli tribal hamlet of Visakhapatnam complained that the Grey Hounds special party personnel have outraged the modesty of women of their village. A criminal case has been registered against the accused and was challenged by the police and the Supreme Court refused to interfere. Now the trial has to commence in special court in Visakhapatnam. The case is likely to be taken up for admission on Friday.

Festival advance to RTC employees on January 10

Amaravati:: The RTC management has decided to extend Pongal advance to its 50,000 staff for the year 2018 on January 10. The RTC MD Malakondiah has today issued orders to this effect.

Fathima Institute of Medical Sciences students have to write NEET

Amaravati:: Minister for Medical and Health Kamineni Srinivas said today that the students of Fathima Institute of Medical Sciences who lost their seats have to write NEET for fresh admissions into medical colleges. He held discussions with the students and the management. He said that the issue would be taken to Parliament in its winter session.


  • TELANGANA STATE PUBLIC HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE invites applications for filling up of 521 Civil Assistant Surgeon, 7 Dental Assistant Surgeon. The applications will be accepted from December 20 to January 18. Details can be had on

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