Singaram: Labour & Employment Minister Chamakura Malla Reddy today distributed textbooks and notebooks to the students at Medipally High School at K Singaram village in Medchal district. After unveiling a bust statue of Telangana ideologue Professor Jayashankar at the village, the minister distributed note and text books among the students. Speaking on the occasion, he said the State government will follow footsteps of Professor Jayashankar to provide quality education to the poor. “Our aim is to follow the ideals of Jayashankar Sir and implement schemes of welfare and achieve all-round development in the State. It is our duty to provide better education and facilities to the students to ensure them better future and achieve their goals in future”. Malla Reddy said the KCR government was making unrelenting efforts to achieve the ideals of late Prof. Jayashankar. Local TRS leaders J Venkat Reddy, TRS State general secretary Sudhir Reddy, ZP Chairman Sharath Chandra Reddy, M Sanjiva Reddy and others were present.
Vikarabad: District Collector Ayesha Masrat Khanam said identify the farmers belong to SC and BC-C who are under BPL and take steps so that they can cultivate hybrid vegetables under Pandiri scheme. She reviewed a meeting on the pilot project, here on Wednesday at conference at collectorate.Speaking on the occasion, the Collector directed officials concerned to grant a loan of Rs 3.5 lakh for cultivating hybrid vegetables. The farmers who have at least 2.5 acres of land with proper power and water facilities. She also said that widows, physically challenged, widows of the farmers who committed suicide, surrendered Maoists are preferred in this scheme. She suggested Executive Director of SC corporation to provide 200 native chicken to the widows of SC category so that they can set a small poultry farm on their backyards. She also said the ED to propose SC women to set up neem cake plants. ED Babu Moses, District Agriculture Officer Gopal, LDM Sumalatha, animal husbandry official Vasantha Kumari, Scientists from Krishi Vignana Kendram Vijaykumar, Vidhyadhari were present.
Hyderabad: Notwithstanding denial by the All India Congress Committee (AICC) general secretary over the change in the leadership of Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC), lobbying for the post of TPCC chief is continuing. Of late AICC secretary and senior leader of the State Congress V Hanumantha Rao has thrown his hat into the ring. He has demanded that the TPCC chief’s post be given to a candidate belonging to Backward Classes instead of leader from Reddy community. Also Read – Solve farmers problems, demands Congress in Kamareddy Advertise With Us He said, “There is no other BC leader in the State who is qualified to be selected for the PCC president post than me. The posts of TPCC president and leader of the CLP were given to Reddy leaders during the previous Assembly.” Hanumantha Rao said that the posts should be given to a loyalist and he was the utmost loyalist of the party. He also said that he would hold a meeting of the loyalists of the Congress party in July and would discuss the issues of the party in it. Also Read – Woman found dead, relatives stage dharna in Kamareddy Advertise With Us On the other hand, the leaders from the Scheduled Caste community are also eager to grab the post of TPCC president. They have been continuing their efforts through their channels in the high command. Senior leaders hailing from SC community like C Damodara Raja Narasimha, and Mallu Bhatti Vikramarka have been trying to secure the TPCC president post. AICC secretary and leader from the SC community S A Sampath is also in the race. Advertise With Us Meanwhile, a section of the party has been arguing that there was no need to change the TPCC leadership and suggested that N Uttam Kumar Reddy remain in the post. They said that since there are no elections to the Assembly or Lok Sabha in the next three years, there was no need to change the leadership. As the ordinary elections to the rural local bodies are over there would be no big election before the party. The leaders argued that now it was time for the party to focus on strengthening the organisation and steps should be taken to build the party from the booth level. They have been suggesting that the party should focus on the municipal elections to be held in next four or five months and strive to achieve success in them to protect the party.
Hyderabad: State government on Thursday made it mandatory for the transport vehicles manufactured after October 1, 2015 to get fit speed governors. According to the transport department officials, the decision was taken in order to control the over speeding of transport vehicles. The Centre had issued notification on April 15, 2015 mandating speed governors (speed limiting devices (SLD) or speed limiting functions (SLF)) to be fitted in different categories of transport vehicles other than three wheelers, quadricycles, fire tenders, ambulances and police vehicles. Also Read – Educational institutions in TS region ignored in the past: Minister Advertise With Us The State government has asked the owners of the transport vehicles (other than two, three wheelers, quadricycles, fire tenders, Ambulances, police vehicles) to fit speed governors. The vehicle owners should fit speed limiting devices approved by the transport commissioner. For the approved list of speed governors manufactures/ dealers/ the officials have asked the owners to check the website (www.transport. telangana. gov.in) or contact the concerned regional transport offices. If the speed governors are fitted without the approval of transport commissioner, the department would not be held responsible for such devises. Also Read – Secunderabad: Major General N Srinivas Rao makes farewell visit to AOC Advertise With Us Joint Transport Commissioner C Ramesh told The Hans India that the educational institution vehicles, the speed limit will be 60 kmph and for transport vehicles the speed limit should be 60 and 80 (for different categories). He said there was no last date for the vehicles and the vehicle which comes for fitness test should get the speed governor fixed at the concerned RTA offices.
New Delhi : The Delhi High Court would hear on Friday the pleas of AAP MLAs Anil Bajpai and Col Devender Sehrawat who have sought Legislative Assembly Speaker’s withdrawal from disqualification proceedings against them while questioning his impartiality. A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar was informed on Tuesday that separate but similar appeals of the two MLAs have been listed in two different courts and that they be heard together. The bench, thereafter, said it would hear both the pleas together on July 19. Also Read – Dehydrated elephant being given treatment Advertise With Us The two MLAs have challenged the single judge’s order dismissing their pleas for a direction to Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel to recuse from hearing the petition for their disqualification under the anti-defection law. They claimed in the appeals that the single judge has not appreciated their grounds for seeking recusal of the Speaker and their grievances have not been heard. Also Read – CBI carrying out surprise checks at 150 government departments Advertise With Us The single judge, in its July 8 order, had said there was “no infirmity” in the procedure adopted by the Speaker and rejected the MLAs’ allegation of bias and their contention that he should have first decided their application for recusal before going ahead with disqualification proceedings. It had said there was no law which said that the Speaker has to decide the issues “piecemeal” and added that he can comprehensively decide the entire matter. AAP MLA Saurabh Bharadwaj on June 10 filed the petition seeking their disqualification under the anti-defection law for allegedly joining the BJP. The Speaker had on June 17 issued notice to the two MLAs asking them to file their response by July 8. Advertise With Us The court had noted the submission made on behalf of the Speaker that the MLAs would be granted two more days time to file their response to the notice issued to them on the petition seeking their disqualification under the anti-defection law. The MLAs have filed their response before the Speaker. The two MLAs alleged that the Speaker is not supposed to have political inclinations, but was seen attending events and protests of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). They said the Speaker was even seen “dancing” in the Lok Sabha poll campaign of AAP candidate Atishi Marlena. They alleged that in these circumstances, the Speaker might not impartially adjudicate the disqualification proceedings and said that the issue be sent either to the Deputy Speaker or a committee be constituted to hear the matter.
Khammam: Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) Chairman and Managing Director N Sridhar informed that the company had planted over 2 lakh saplings on a single day, i.e., on Wednesday, in all its areas across the State. As part of State’s flagship programme, Telangana Ku Haritha Haram, the company has planned to plant 1 crore saplings in all its areas, he said, adding that the officers, staff and public representatives actively took part in the plantation drive. Also Read – Hyderabad: Intermediate student dies of cardiac arrest in class Advertise With Us Giving the details of number of saplings planted on Wednesday, he informed that the company had planted over 1,59,876 saplings in Srirampur area followed by 30,000 saplings in Ramagundam area-3, 5,000 saplings in Yellandu and 5,000 fruit saplings in Ramagundam area-2. He also informed that the company Director (Finance) N Balaram has planted over 2,167 saplings on Wednesday.
Hyderabad: Tension prevailed at Prasad’s theatre in Hyderabad on Friday, when an argument raised between the spectators and the theater management. Without prior information when the management cancelled the show, the audience questioned the management for causing inconvenience to them and protested. When the staff reportedly answered them with negligence, an argument raised between them which further lead to tension in the theater premises.
Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman of the Indian Air Force will be conferred Vir Chakra on Independence Day, Defence sources said on Wednesday. The IAF foiled the Pakistani retaliation, Abhinandan Varthaman downed an F-16 fighter jet of the Pakistan Air Force, showing bravery and determination. He was part of an aerial engagement with Pakistan a day after the Balakot airstrike and was later caught by Pakistan after his Mig-21 Bison fighter jet crashed on the Line of Control (LoC). Pakistan caught him on February 27, then on, March 1 was released and handed over to India at the Wagah-Attari border crossing. Abhinandan became the face of the military conflict between India and Pakistan. Vir Chakra is India’s third-highest wartime gallantry medal.
Karimnagar: Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee is one of the greatest leaders the country had produced, and he had won the hearts of the people from Kanyakumari to Kashmir with his better services to the nation, stated Karimnagar MP and BJP official spokesperson Bandi Sanjay Kumar.BJP leaders paid rich tributes by garlanding the photo of Vajpayee on his first death anniversary, at BJP office in Karimnagar on Friday. Also Read – Unidentified assailants killed a person in Saidabad PS limits Advertise With Us MP Bandi Sanjay Kumar said the former Prime Minister Atalji, who won the Bharat Ratna and best Parliamentarian awards, led his life giving much importance to moral values. In the meeting that was held in 1980, Atalji, who had given a wonderful speech stating that ‘darkness will go, sun will rise and flower will blossom one day’ had come into reality with the BJP coming to power two consecutive times with bumper majority, he said. Also Read – Car mechanic held in Hyderabad for killing Class 10 girl in Jadcherla Advertise With Us ‘Atalji was committed to nationalism and had given slogan of one nation, one people and one act opposing Article 370 during his period. Following his footsteps, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been implementing various schemes with the slogan of ‘Sab ka sath and sabka vikas’ for the betterment of all sections of people.’ The youth of present generation must learn much from such great personalities, Sanjay Kumar advised. Advertise With Us BJP leaders B Satyanarayana, B Mahendar Reddy, K Shivaramaiah, K Murali Krishna, D Srinivas, G Satish, M Parusharam, B Praveen Rao, G Ramesh, A Prakash, Ram Gopal Reddy, Ramana Reddy, N Srinivas, Yashoda, Anitha, Swapna, Naveen Kumar, Anoof Kumar, Rama Krishna and Md Majeed, Md Jamal, Barbeer Singh, Kiran Reddy and Bal Reddy were present along with others.
Vijayawada: Assembly Speaker Tammineni Seetaram on Sunday said that photography is a combination of symbol, message and emotion. He participated as chief guest at the AP Photography Day celebrations, jointly organised by the Andhra Pradesh State Creativity and Culture Association, AP Photography Academy and Indian International Council. The Speaker inaugurated the programme by unveiling the photo exhibition at the Cultural Centre of Vijayawada and Amaravati (CCVA). Speaking on the occasion, he said that he used to carry a camera regularly during his college days, but after entering into politics camera came in front of him. He also said that photography is a powerful media and it can vibrate the heart of anyone. Also Read – PV Sindhu visits Tirumala temple Advertise With Us AP Cultural Council CEO A Lakshmi Kumari, Photography Academy state secretary T Srinivasa Reddy also spoke. The Speaker distributed national awards to the best photographers. Padmasri Anoopsha has been honoured with lifetime achievement award who captured Everest by climbing it. MLA Gadde Rammohan, Photography Academy president M Venkateswara Rao, Cultural centre CEO E Sivanagi Reddy, Andhra Academy Secretary Golla Narayana Rao, photographers from across the country were present.
Music composer Khayyam passed away in Mumbai on Monday due to a cardiac arrest. Spokesperson of Khayyam Trust Pritam Sharma said in a statement, “Veteran music composer Khayyam Saab is no more. He breathed his last at Sujoy Hospital, Juhu, Mumbai at 9:30 PM on 19/08/2019. He was admitted there since last few days for age related illness.” He was honoured with the National Film Award for his work in Umrao Jaan. He also won a Filmfare Award for Umrao Jaan and Kabhi Kabhi. He was bestowed with the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 2007. Also Read – One arrested for firing outside Satna college in Madhya Pradesh Advertise With Us The Government of India honoured him with Padma Bhushan in 2011. Tributes began pouring in soon after the news of Khayyam’s death came out. Several artistes from the Indian film industry took to social media remembering the music maestro.Mahan sangeetkar Aur bahut nek dil insan Khayyam sahab aaj humare bich nahi rahe. Ye sunkar mujhe itna dukh hua hai jo main bayaa’n nahi kar sakti.Khayyam sahab ke saath sangeet ke ek yug ka anth hua hai.Main unko vinamra shraddhanjali arpan karti hun. pic.twitter.com/8d1iAM2BPd— Lata Mangeshkar (@mangeshkarlata) August 19, 2019