Chittoor:: The traffic police of Madanapalle today launched an awareness rally that was flagged off by actor Hebah Patel of ‘Kumari 21F’ and ‘Andagadu’ fame. Over 2,000 people, mostly youth, participated in the rally. Madanapalle DSP Rajendra Prasad said cultural programmes and screening of short films were organized. Addressing the gathering, Hebah Patel asked youth to adhere to the traffic norms.
Kurnool:: Miscreants gained entry into a jewellery shop by breaking open its shutters near Gandhi Centre in Koilkuntla town in the early hours of Sunday and decamped with Rs.15 lakh and six kg of jewellery. Noticing the damaged shutter, local people alerted the shop owner Anjaneyulu who in turn informed the police. The shop has no CC cameras. Sniffer dog squad and Clues tem were pressed into service.
Vijayawada:: DGP N.Sambasiva Rao said today that Mudragada Padmanabham should follow the guidelines of the Supreme Court if wats to take up any yatra. The Kapu leader proposed to take out a padayatra to Amaravati on July 26. Speaking to media, he said that ‘they have not received any application seeking permission for the padayatra. If applies, we will enquire and take a decision. Police will not keep quite if anybody tries to damage the public property’, he said.
Vijayawada:: Ravi Kumar Reddy, a fifth class student wrote a letter to BSF Director General K.K.Sarma seeking permission to observe the services rendered by the BSF jawans at the border to have first-hand experience of the conditions there. ‘I got the permission to visit the border between March 21 and 26, he told the Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu. When the boy sought an opportunity to speak at Mahanadu, Chandrababu Naidu assured him of a chance in the next one. He told Naidu that children would understand if he spoke at the meet.
Puttaparthi:: The Principal Secretary for Health and Family Welfare Poonam Malakondaiah said that the proposals to fill up Medical officers that were lying vacant through APPSC. A notification will be issued shorty. She visited Satya Sai General Hospital, Super Specialty Hospital today. She said that the government will launch ‘Mahaprastanam’ a new programme on June 20 under which if a patient dies in hospital, the expenditure for shifting the dead body to residence will be borne by the government.