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State news headlines on August 3, 2014

August 3, 2014
Hyderabad

‘Full protection to women will be given’, says T Home Minister
ADILABAD: ‘Telangana Government will give full protection to women. People police system will be made in a way that it reaches people at all times’ said T Home Minister Nayani Narasimha Reddy. He said that all the elections promises will be fulfilled. All cases slapped on students in Telangana movement will be scrapped.

The Home Minister said that an ex-gratia of Rs.10 lakhs will be paid to martyrs, three acres of land and a job to eligible ones in the family.

MP calls for peaceful agitation over delay in EAMCET counselling
HYDERABAD: Former MP Ponnam Prabhakar calls for agitation for delay in the conduct of EAMCET counselling in a peaceful manner. He said that the AP State Reorganization Act said that counselling should be done for ten years.

Constable Eswara Rao cremated with police honours
Constable Eswara Rao was created with full State honours. Sub Inspector Venkata Reddy who is under medical treatment at Yashoda is still critical and doctors said that he will be under 48 hours intensive observation. Medical expenses of the injured sub-inspector will be borne by the government. It may be recalled that a group of gang attacked with weapons on the police team killing constable Eswaraiah on Friday night.

YSRCP leaders meet Chief Minister Chandrasekhar Rao
HYDERABAD: YSRCP leaders Janak Prasad and Gattu Ramachandra Rao on Sunday met the Chief Minister K Chandrasekhara Rao. They reportedly discussed the strategy to sail with TRS in the coming GHMC polls. The meeting lasted over 25 minutes.YSRCP Corporators may join TRS but they said that it was only a courtesy call.

Telangana Higher Education Council formed
HYDERABAD: Telangana State Government has on Saturday issued a GO forming Telangana State Council for Higher Education’.

MLC Ponguleti Sudhakar Reddy alleges of large scale corrupting in Sugar Industry lands.
HYDERABAD: MLC Ponguleti Sudhakar Reddy on Saturday alleged that large scale corruption has taken place in lands taken in the name of Sugar industry. He also alleged of corruption in Filmnagar Society house sites allotments and demanded an inquiry into it.

Former MLA Komatareddy Venkata Reddy fires on Ponnala Lakshmaiah
HYDERABAD: Former MLA Komatireddy Venkata Reddy on Saturday fired on TPCC president Ponnala Lakshmiah. He said that the TPCC president has no moral right to conduct party review meetings who was since defeated. He said nothing good can be done with the review meetings. He demanded him to resign for the post immediately and offer it to new leaders. He said that matter would be brought to the notice of AICC president Sonia Gandhi.

August 9 will be observed as Anti-Polavaram day’, says Kodandaram
HYDERABAD: TJAC convenor Prof.Kodandaram said on Saturday that August 9 will be observed as Anti-Polavaram day. He said that State Council for Higher Education is acting beyond its limits. He said that SCHE is held responsible for the present situation.

Customs officials seize 70 kgs silver ornaments
HYDERABAD: Rajiv Gandhi International Airport customs officials on Saturday seized 70 kilos of gold ornaments from a passenger when she is prepared to travel by Spice Jet.

New Authority for Zoos
HYDERABAD: Zoos and Parks Authority of Telangana (ZAPAT) is formed. After the division of the State, the Zoo Authority of Andhra Pradesh was bifurcated. The Telangana Government also added parks to the authority making it ZZAPAT. Minister for Forests will be the Chairman.

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