1. Stringent Measures In AP New Sand Policy Aim To Root Out Corruption
In line with its decision to roll out a new Sand Policy, the State government will allow the sale of sand only through the AP Mineral Development Corporation at reduced prices, compared to current market rates. The new policy will come into effect from September 5.
2. Gorantla Madhav Highlights Plight Of Anantapur Farmers In Lok Sabha
Hindupur MLA, Gorantla Madhav, brought into sharp focus the plight of farmers of Anantapur in the Lok Sabha on Thursday. He appealed to the Union government to extend the National Employment Guarantee Allowance to farmers in the drought-stricken district.
3. KC Narayana School Bus Overturns Near Guntakal, Narrow Escape For Children
In a miraculous escape, forty students of K.C. Narayana English Medium School survived when the school bus overturned at Penchalapadu village in Vidapanakal mandal of Anantapur district on Thursday. The incident took place at 6 pm.
4. Botsa Appointed Minister In Charge of Kurnool District
The government of Andhra Pradesh issued orders appointing minister for municipal administration and urban development, Botsa Satyanarayana, as minister in charge of Kurnool district. The state chief secretary LV Subramanyam, issued orders to this effect vide GO MS 9.
5. YS Jagan Will Prove Chandrababu Wrong On RTC Takeover: Vijayasai Reddy
YSR Congress Party Floor leader in the Rajya Sabha, V. Vijayasai Reddy slammed former AP chief minister, Chandrababu Naidu for being a naysayer and predicting that APSRTC cannot be take over by the state government. Similarly, the TDP chief said that contract jobs could not be regularised.
6. Project For Menstrual Hygiene Awareness In Telangana Govt Schools
The National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRDPR) on Thursday announced a collaboration with public sector enterprise Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) on a pilot project to create awareness on menstruation and menstrual hygiene among children at government schools in Telangana.
7. Telangana Seeks To Be First State With Commercial Drone Deliveries
Telangana has sought the civil aviation regulator's certification for Beyond Visual Line Of Sight (BVLOS) drone operations to become the first Indian state to enable commercial drone deliveries, an official said on Thursday.
8. IT Raids My Home Group Chairman Rameshwar Rao’s Residence And Offices
On alleged tip-off of tax evasion, Income Tax sleuths raided the residence and offices of My Home Group of Companies chairman Rameshwar Rao Jupally on Thursday. Reportedly, the search will continue on Friday as well.
9. Cyber Stalker, Blackmailer Posing As Security Engineer Arrested
A 25-year old man who allegedly uploaded photos of women on porn websites and dating apps, and collected money from them to delete such photos after posing as a security engineer at global IT firms was arrested, police said Wednesday.
10. Hyderabad:Man Shoots Self In Car On Outer Ring Road
In a shocking incident that took place on the Outer Ring Road near Narsingi Junction in Hyderabad, a man named Faizan Ahmed is believed to have shot himself in the car he was travelling. He is currently hospitalised with serious injury to his head.