CSS Invites Applications from Orphan girls, Destitute Women

Centre for Social Service (CSS) has invited applications from Orphan and semi-orphan girls who are above six years of age for admission to the Centre to get good education.
Women in need of support can also apply for admission and they would be provided free food, boarding, vocational training. Educated women will be given jobs in CSS projects. Contact 9885472959, Email:cssassitnt2013@gmail.com; Website: www,cssvision.org. (NSS)

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Traffic jam at Uppal junction

Vehicular traffic on either side of Uppal junction on the Hyderabad-Warangal national highway remained standstill at noon on Sunday causing severe hardships to motorists and pedestrians due to oppressive heat.

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Vasavi Bank—DICGC Releases Upto Rs.One Lakh Deposit Amounts

Vasavi Cooperative Urban Bank Limited, on Saturday, stated that the DICGC, Mumbai, has released the amount of its up to one lakh deposit account holders and suggested them to take the amount from the bank branches at Malakpet, Siddi Amber Bazar, MG Road. The bank has revealed that the DICGC Mumbai has solved the claims of one lakh deposit account holders.

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Role of Online media in T stir hailed

Telangana Press Academy chairman Allam Narayana has observed that the online media also played a pivotal role along with social and print media in the separate Telangana movement.

Allam Narayana hailed the contribution of the online media in the Telangana movement when representatives Online Journalists Union met him and submitted a memorandum pleading with him to see that accreditation cards are sanctioned to them.

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Corruption-free govt is Modi’s biggest feat: Dattatraya

Union Minister for Labour and Employment Bandaru Dattatraya today said one of the important achievements of Narendra Modi government was providing a corruption-free government during the year.

Dattatraya was speaking after inaugurating an exhibition-cum-awareness program of the initiatives of his ministry at Lal Bahadur Indoor Stadium here.

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Will join YSRCP soon, says Botcha

Former APCC president Botcha Satyanarayana, who is all set to join YSR Congress Party soon, today accused former chief minister Nallari Kiran Kumar Reddy of cheating the Congress Party.
Botcha, who is camping in Vijayawada and busy talking with Kapu leaders supporting him to join the YSRCP, alleged that then chief minister Kiran Kumar Reddy dumped the Congress party in the last minute of bifurcation of the State. Despite being one year in the Congress after bifurcation, there seems to be no other way to strengthen it, he felt.

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TS Govt Invites Kanchi Seer for Godavari Pushkaralu

On behalf of the Godavari Pushkaralu Reception Committee, Telangana Government Advisor Dr K V Ramanachary today met the Kanchi Peethathipathi Sri Jayendra Saraswathi at Chennai.
Dr Ramanachary invited the Swamyji for the Pushkaraalu, on behalf of the Telangana State Kanchi Swamy appreciated the Government for honouring Veda pandits. (NSS).

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BJP activists asked to join T formation day fete

Telangana State BJP general secretary Chinta Sambamurthy on Sunday appealed to the party workers from village to national level to celebrate Telangana State Formation Day in a grand manner.

In a pressnote, the BJP leader appealed to party activists in district, mandal and village levels to hoist national flags, console kin of those laid down lives for separate Telangana State, paying tributes to martyrs, organize Swacch Bharat and other programs on June 2. He reminded that the BJP spared no efforts in the achievement of Telangana State as promised. (NSS)

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Amarinder asks Modi to announce date of implementing OROP

Prime Minister Narendra Modi should have announced the date of implementing the One Rank, One Pension (OROP) scheme for ex-servicemen, rather than calling it a “vexed” issue, Congress leader Amarinder Singh said today.

“The Prime Minister should have announced a date to implement the OROP instead of dishing out vague assurances”, said the Lok Sabha MP from Amritsar in a statement issued here.

Reacting to Modi’s appeal to the ex-servicemen to have patience during his ‘Mann Ki Baat’ radio address today, Singh said, “Yes, their patience is running out and you are responsible for that.”

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ACB traps Revanth Reddy for trying to bribe MLA for MLC polls

Telugu Desam Party MLA A Revanth Reddy was trapped by the sleuths of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) for allegedly trying to bribe nominated MLA Elvis Stephenson to vote in favour of the TDP candidate in the Legislative Council election to be held on Monday.

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Afghan president to appoint four female envoys

Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has decided to appoint four female ambassadors in his efforts to increase women’s role in government, media reported on Sunday.

President Ghani has said that as per Islamic values he defended women’s rights, reports Khaama press.

Ghani met a number of female activists in the presidential place in the capital city, and said women’s right will never be sacrificed for peace.

He said appointments of women in key government positions and their portfolios would be announced next week.

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Heat wave claims 20 more lives in Telangana

The ongoing heat wave conditions claimed another 20 lives in Telangana State on Sunday.

Of 20 deaths, seven were reported from Karimnagar, three each from Khammam and Medak, two each from Mahabubnagar, Nalgonda and Adilabad and one death has been reported from Nizamabad district. Meanwhile, the Met Department has predicted that the heat wave conditions would continue to prevail for the next 24 hours. (INN)

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AP Govt to develop Tirupati, Vijayawada airports

The Andhra Pradesh Government has decided to develop Tirupati and Vijayawada airports as International Airports.

The move is aimed at paving the way for rapid economic development and enhancing the image of the State at the global level. With the intervention of Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, the Government of India has agreed to bear the cost of land acquisition for expansion of airports at Vijayawada, Tirupati and Visakhapatnam. In this connection, Chief Secretary Dr. IYR Krishna Rao has addressed a letter to CEO NITI Ayog.

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Two senior journalists selected for TS Award

Senior Journalists Chandar Srivatsav and Naseem Arifi have been selected for awards in the State Level Journalists category on the occasion of Telangana State Formation Day.

These two are in addition to the list that has been already been released on Saturday, according to a media release from Chief Minister’s Office. (INN)

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Over 35% candidates skip inter supplementary exams

More than 35% candidates have abstained from the Intermediate Advanced Supplementary Examinations held across Telangana State on Sunday.

Of 5,472 Vocational and 146 General & Bridge Course candidates, a total of 2,214 or 39.40% abstained from Public Administration – Paper I exams in the forenoon session. Similarly, of 1,922 Vocational and 236 General & Bridge Course candidates, as many as 737 or 34.15% skipped the Logic Paper – II exams held in afternoon session.

No cases of malpractice were booked in both the sessions. (INN)

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Rs.55.49 Crore Power bill for Kirana Shop

A grocery store owner has got the shock of his life when he received an electricity bill of Rs Rs 55.49 crore for his shop here.

Krishna Prasad, who owns a kirana shop at Kadru in the state capital, went in a tizzy when he received the bill the day before on Saturday, his brother Jitendra said.

“We use to pay Rs 800 every month. We did not receive any bill for the last three months, and suddenly this bill reading Rs 55,49,88,036 reached us,” he told PTI.

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Over one lakh candidates appear for TS POLYCET – 2015

Nearly one lakh candidates appeared for the POLYCET-2015, the entrance exam for admission into polytechnics, held across the Telangana State on Sunday.

The candidates have written the entrance test for 60,920 available polytechnic seats. Earlier, Deputy Chief Minister Kadiyam Srihari released the exam key at the State Secretariat on Sunday morning. The examination was conducted at 248 centres across the Telangana State. Speaking to media persons, Kadiyam informed that the POLYCET results would be announced on June 10 and the classes would commences from July 8. (INN)

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2 youths from Indian township in S Africa die fighting for IS

Two youths belonging to the Muslim community of a small Indian township south of here have died allegedly fighting for the Islamic State, becoming one of the first South Africans to have died in Syria.

Articles in media outlets today said a confidential report had indicated that Fayaaz Valli, 23, had gone to Syria claiming to be working for an orphanage but ended up being killed while fighting with Islamic State.

Valli’s father Riyad told the weekly Sunday Times that he was heartbroken by the death of his son but did not believe he had joined the IS.

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TNSF activists hold protest at Kukatpally MLA’s house

Nearly 100 activists of Telugu Nadu Students Federation (TNSF) on Sunday held a massive protest outside the residence of Kukatpally MLA M Krishna Rao, who joined the ruling TRS on Saturday.

The TNSF activists raised slogans against the MLA and TRS. They said that Krishna Rao was elected on TDP ticket and therefore, before joining the TRS, he must have resigned from the post. They demanded that Krishna Rao seek fresh elections as TRS candidate.

Some activists were taken into custody when they tried to barge into MLA’s residence. (INN)

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TRS MP blames Centre for delay in HC bifurcation

TRS MP Vinod Kumar on Sunday accused the BJP-led NDA Government of causing deliberate delay in bifurcation of High Court.

Addressing a press conference here, Vinod Kumar said that the High Court should have been divided immediately after the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh. However, the Centre delayed the process and kept the issue pending. He said that the TRS would continue to pressurise the Centre till High Court is bifurcated.

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BJP accuses TRS of doing low-level politics

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday accused the Telangana Rashtra Samithi of indulging in low-level politics just to win an additional MLC seat.

Speaking to media persons here, BJP floor leader in Assembly Dr K Lakshman alleged that Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao has triggered the number game for MLC elections only to weaken the opposition parties. He said KCR’s behaviour was a big blot on democracy. He alleged that the Chief Minister has stooped down to a very low level to establish his supremacy.

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Ramana condemns KCR for luring TDP MLAs

Telangana TDP president L Ramana has strongly criticsed Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao while accusing him of luring TDP MLAs to win the MLC elections.

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