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20-acre land for Wipro company
HYDERABAD: The State Government has agreed to the request of the Wipro chairman, Azim Premji, to provide 20 acres at Manikonda on the city outskirts for expansion of his company's operations. Mr. Premji, who met the Chief Minister, Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, on Friday, explained to the latter about various products of Wipro in the fields of education, health and energy. The Government also assured to consider his request for providing another 50 to 100 acres in the city for third phase of Wipro operations and land at Visakhapatnam, the Principal secretary, Information Technology, J.C. Mohanty, told reporters here on Friday.
Chittoor coop. bank in crisis?
CHITTOOR: Chaos prevailed as hundreds of depositors stormed Chittoor Cooperative Town Bank on Friday for withdrawal of amounts in view of the Reserve Bank of India directive. The RBI on Thursday issued a notice under Section 35-A of the Banking Regulation Act directing the town bank not to issue amounts exceeding Rs. 1,000 to depositors. As depositors thronged the six branches, police forces were deployed to regulate them. Bank officials said they would move the High Court for vacation of the order. The bank chairman, Prabhakar, and Krishnadevarayulu, CEO, assured depositors of safeguarding their interests.
Mandapam demolition defended
Visakhapatnam: Sadguru K. Sivananda Murty of Bheemunipatnam on Friday said there was nothing wrong in demolishing the 1,000-pillar mandapam which was amidst ruins, and the demand for its reconstruction was unwarranted. Delivering the inaugural address at the all-Andhra Sri Vaikhanasa Agama sadassu at Kalabharathi Auditorium here, he said it was unfortunate that the proposed development of Tirumala temple by implementing the master plan was being opposed by some persons.
On the controversial construction of prakaaram to the temple, he clarified that according to temple vaastu three or seven prakaraas could be built.
Fake currency racket busted
KARIMNAGAR: The Vemulawada police busted a fake currency notes racket. Six persons were arrested and Rs. 58,000 fake counterfeit notes of Rs.100 denomination were recovered on Friday.K. Nageshwara Rao, CI, said the arrested persons were: Khader Khan, Prabhakar Reddy, S. Sathaiah, K. Kasiram, B. Shankar and S. Mohan. He said the main accused, K. Shankar and T. Tulasi, who manufactured fake currency notes in Hyderabad and Koulur village in Krishna district had already been arrested by the Ranga Reddy district police recently.
Facelift for roads near Tirupati
Hyderabad: The Government has decided to give a facelift to roads leading to Tirupati lying within 50-km radius for avoiding accidents due to pilgrim rush. It has been found that traffic of vehicles occupied by pilgrims bound for Tirumala is heavy at Tirupati in early hours. Accidents are occurring due to lack of proper traffic signals, dividers, speed-breakers and markings in the 50-km area. The Roads and Buildings Minister, J. Rama Mohan Rao, briefing newsmen here on Friday said a master plan was being prepared to develop the roads within the geographical limits overcoming the shortcomings.
Worker burnt alive in factory
NALGONDA: A youngster, Vallabha Nagaraju (24), was charred to death in a fire mishap in a chemical factory in Ramalingampally village in Bommala Ramaram mandal on Friday. According to the police, fire broke out from a machine when he was about to go home after attending his duty. His colleague, Shankar Yadav (22), sustained minor injuries. Reasons for the accident was not immediately known.
Farmer commits suicide
KURNOOL: A farmer, Dubbanna (35), committed suicide by consuming pesticide at C. Belagal in Kurnool district on Friday. He was said to have incurred heavy losses in cotton cultivation.
TRS leaders rebut TDP charge
HYDERABAD: The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) has condemned the linking up of its leader and Youth Services Minister, T. Harish Rao, with scam-tainted Jyothishmati Engineering College in Karimnagar by Telugu Desam Party leaders. The TRS chief coordinators -- K. Yadagiri Reddy, S. Madhusudhanachary and B.N. Satish Mahajan - at a press conference here on Friday said Mr. Harish Rao was not a director of the college as mentioned by the TDP.
The TRS leaders said the allegation of the TDP that the college produced a fake fixed deposit receipt to the All-India Council of Technical Education for the purpose of recognition was not substantiated.
It was also not true that the Technical Education Minister, N. Narasimha Reddy, intervened in the matter.
BJP Minority Morcha plea
HYDERABAD: The Bharatiya Janata Party Minority Morcha has submitted a memorandum to the Governor, Surjit Singh Barnala, suggesting that the Government prepare and implement an Act to monitor and control the cases of foreigners marrying Muslim girls from the old city.
A delegation of leaders led by the morcha president, Laiq Ali, called on the Governor at Raj Bhavan on Friday and submitted the memorandum.
"The Waqf Board, the Government and the police have to evolve a full-proof methodology to check the menace," the memorandum added.
Low pressure over Bay
VISAKHAPATNAM: A trough of low pressure lies over west central Bay of Bengal off south coastal Andhra on Friday, according to a special bulletin issued by the Cyclone Warning Centre here on Friday.
Under its influence rain or thundershower is likely at many places over south coastal Andhra and at a few places over north coastal Andhra in next 36 hours.
NELLORE: An army recruitment rally will be held at the Tarakarama Sports Pavilion, Tirupati, from October 9 to October 15 for candidates from Nellore district for selection in various technical and non-technical trades, including nursing assistant. Details can be obtained from the Youth Welfare Office, Nellore.
Invited to Japan
TIRUPATI: L. Ramamoorthy, an associate professor of physics and special officer (Exams) in SV University, has been invited to take part in the `20th International Congress on Glass' to be held between September 26 and October 1 in Kyoto, Japan. He will also attend the international conference on Rare Earths 2004 at Nara, Japan, from November 7.
TIRUPATI: G. Gopal Reddy, a librarian in Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha (RSVP), has been awarded a Ph.D. degree by the University of Madras for his thesis on "Networking of Sanskrit Vidyapeetha libraries in India: A prototype design based on information needs and information seeking behaviour of Sanskrit faculty.''
`World Heart Day'
KURNOOL: The Kurnool Heart Foundation will celebrate the `World Heart Day' on September 25 here.
Talking to reporters here, the secretary of the Foundation and head of cardiology department, P. Chandrasekhar, and the General Hospital Superintendent, H. Hanumantharayudu, said the central theme of this year's celebrations is "a heart for life.'' The emphasis would be on heart diseases among children and adolescents.
KURNOOL: T. Pullanna of Government General Hospital was elected the regional secretary of AP Doctors' Association, according to a press release.
KURNOOL: The vice-president of State Freedom Fighters organisation, G. Venkat Reddy, has said neglect of agriculture sector was contributing to many ills in society. Extremism was the direct result of this. He said people dependent on agriculture had come down from 76 per cent to 64 per cent. Though agriculture sector contributed 56 per cent to the national income, the Government had allocated only 33 per cent to it.
NIZAMABAD: Speakers at the seminar on `Polio Eradication' organised under the aegis of the Rotary Club of Nizamabad on Friday felt that an intensive pulse polio immunisation programme was to be in place to wipe out the disease. Inaugurating the seminar, the Joint Collector, G. Venkatrami Reddy, hoped that the Government initiative to eradicate polio would pay off soon. He, however, underlined the need for joint efforts by all sections of society to achieve total eradication of the poliomyelitis.
Rotary members from Armoor, Kamareddy, besides the district headquarter town attended the seminar. The DM&HO, Krishna Rao, the District Immunisation Officer, Rammurthy, and the Polio Surveillance Medical Officer, Farida Asma, spoke.
NIZAMABAD: Noted endocrinologist and wife of the MP, Madhu Goud Yaskhi, Suchi Madhu, will conduct a free diabetic medical camp at Sana Gardens, near the old bus stand, on Sunday at 10 a.m., according to a press release issued here on Friday. Apart from Dr. Suchi, diabetologists -- Sonal and Kanchana -- will examine patients at the camp that will last till 2 p.m.
KARIMNAGAR: The Collector, C. Parthasarathi, has lauded the services of National Service Scheme (NSS) volunteers for the uplift of society with their active participation in social service in rural areas. Speaking at a function organised at the Government Degree College for Women on the occasion of NSS Day on Friday, he said participation in NSS activities would transform youth in all spheres including character building, discipline, self-help and concern for society. He called upon youth to set goals and strive to achieve them. Later, the volunteers presented a colourful cultural programme on the occasion. The college Principal, P. Rajesham, the NSS programme officers, N. Megeshwara Rao, P. Lalitha, and others were present.
Honour for NCC lady cadet
ADILABAD: Bolishetty Varalaxmi Raj, a school assistant at the ZPSS, Dandepalli, and an NCC caretaker officer of the 32 Andhra Battalion, NCC, Adilabad, bagged honours during training for a pre-commissioning course, junior wing. She won the Director-General, NCC, plaque of honour, DG, NCC trophy and the Commandant's gold medal for becoming the best lady cadet in all round performance at the 90-day training course held at Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, between June 14 and September 11. She was among the 117 lady cadets from across the country and stood first in field craft and institutional training.
Plea to Ganesh organisers
ADILABAD: The Adilabad Revenue Divisional Officer (RDO), Ashok Kumar Naik, on Friday urged individual Ganesh mandal organisers to join the Ganesh Nimajjanam Shobha Yatra by 12 noon on September 27. He said any further delay would put pressure on the official machinery. Chairing a peace committee meeting here, he appealed to the Hindu Samaj Utsav Samiti, Adilabad, to begin the nimajjanam ceremonies by 11 a.m. He asked the civic authorities to carry out necessary road repairs in view of the Ganesh procession. The Adilabad DSP, K. Sarweswara Rao, the CI, B. Ram Reddy, the One Town SI, L. Jeevan Reddy and the Adilabad MRO, Raghuveer Yadav, were present.
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