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Srihari quits TDP Senior dalit leader Kadiam Srihari today quit the Telugu Desam Party. He quit the party on the stand of the party on Telangana issue.......Page.2 Saturday, May 11, 2013 | Hyderabad

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Politics Saturday, May 11, 2013 | Hyderabad

Drop tainted ministers, says Shankar Rao Hyderabad, May 11: Former minister Dr P Shankar Rao is at it again. He demanded that all the tainted ministers should be dropped from the cabinet. Talking to reporters in the Assembly premises, Shankar Rao said that like the two union ministers who were dropped following allegations, the ministers in the State cabinet whose names are in the charge sheet should be dropped. He was also harsh on chief minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy and said his involvement in the smuggling of red sanders should be probed and

he should be removed from the post. The Congress Legislature Party meeting should be c o n v e n e d immediately to elicit the views of the MLAs, he said. A letter to this effect will also be written to the Congress President Sonia Gandhi, he said. The Congress will lose badly if this style of functioning continues in the State,

Srihari quits TDP

Naidu convenes meet with senior leaders

Hyderabad, May 11: In wake of senior leader Kadiam Srihari resignation, TDP President N Chandrababu Naidu has convened a meeting with senior TDP leaders. Those who attended the meeting include, Erraballi Dayakar Rao, Revanth Reddy, Peddireddy and

others. They discussed about situation arising out of the resignation of Kadiyam Srihari. This is the second leader after Dadi Veerabhadra Rao to quit the party this week. While Dadi Veerbhadra Rao joined YRCP, Kadiayam has not taken any decision so far.

Warangal, May 11: Senior dalit leader Kadiam Srihari today quit the Telugu Desam Party. He quit the party on the stand of the party on Telangana issue. Kadiam was with the TDP since inception and was also member of the politburo. He won from the reserved Station Ghanpur constituency four times and was also minister in 1990s. "The TDP

has completely lost its credibility. Only cash-rich industrialists were getting prominence in the party at the cost of sincere workers," Srihari told reporters here today. Srihari, who represented the TDP at the all-party meeting in New Delhi on Telangana, said the party was not respecting the sentiments of people of the region. In all likelihood, he will be joining TRS.

CM congratulates Siddaramaiah Hyderabad, May 11: Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy congratulated S Siddaramaiah, Chief Minister designate of Karnataka. Speaking over phone, this morning with Siddaramaiah, the Chief Minister said, "'We are

happy that Karnataka people reposed confidence in the leadership of Sonia Gandhiji and Rahul Gandhi and voted Congress Party to power." The Chief Minister expressed pleasure and said that two Southern States were

the strength for Congress and recalled his election campaign and Karnataka people's love and affection towards t h e p a r t y. H e wished many more successes to Siddaramaiah.


City Saturday, May 11, 2013 | Hyderabad

Sharmila’s padayatra reaches Sattupally Khammam, May 11: In a strange but interesting coincidence, YS Sharmila’s Maro Praja Prasthanam Padayatra on Saturday reached the Sattupally town of Khammam district which hosted the historic Praja Prasthanam Padayatra of Dr. YSR exactly a decade ago. On this day ten years ago, YSR’s Praja Prasthanam reached the Sattupally town where YSR addressed a huge public meeting at the Bus stand Ring Centre. In a repeat of the history, Sharmila is also scheduled to address a public meeting on Saturday at the same grounds where the late legendary leader addressed the gathering. Again, Sharmila is scheduled to rest for the night at Tallamada

outskirts after addressing the public meeting. YSR, after addressing the public meeting, also rested for the night in the same area. As part of his Praja Prasthanam Padayatra, YSR s t e p p e d i n t o t h e We s t Godavari District the very next day of his Sattupally visit. Repeating the feat coincidentally, Sharmila will also step into the West Godavari district tomorrow after completing her walkathon in Khammam district today. She walked a distance of 12.2 km on Friday and several YSRCP leaders including Jalagam Venkata

Rao, Machcha Srinivasa Rao, Ponguleti Srinivasa Reddy, Payam Venkateswarlu, Tati Venkateswarlu

a n d Y. S . K o n d a R e d d y accompanied her during the day’s Padayatra.

CM asks Mohanty to review pension Heat wave claims five lives in State disbursement system

Hyderabad, May 11: Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy directed Chief Secretary Dr P K Mohanty to review the pensions disbursement system to old age, widow, physically challenged in

view of hot summer. The Chief Minister asked Dr Mohanty to instruct district Collectors to arrange drinking water, shade for the pension beneficiaries, if anywhere online system fails.

Hyderabad, May 11: The State is reeling under heat wave and five deaths were recorded across the state due to sun stroke. While three persons died in Warangal district,, one each died in Karimnagar and Guntur districts.

Rahakota Rahasyam on May 17 Hyderabad, May 11: Rajakota Rahasyam, a film based on a novel written by former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu M Karunanidhi, will be released on May 17 The novel Ponnar Shankar is made into a film in Tamil and Telugu. The Telugu version is produced by Gogineni Balakrishna under National Movies banner. The film is directed by Tyagarajan

and music is by Ilayaraja. Prashant will play a double role in the film. Sneha, Puja Chopra, Divya Parameswaran are on the glamour side of the film. Prabhu, Prakash Raj, Nazar, Napolean and others play character roles in the film.

Wa r a n g a l h a s r e c o r d e d a temperature of 46 degrees. Rentichitala is soaring at 45 degrees. The city also has been witnessing 42 degrees plus temperature for past two days.


State Politics Saturday, May 11, 2013 | Hyderabad

SCR to Provide Additional Stoppages for Three Express Trains Hyderabad, May 11: The South Central Railway is providing additional halts for three Express Trains on experimental basis for a period of six months. According to the SCR, the Train No. 17213 / 17214 Narsapur - Nagarsol - Narsapur Express is provided additional stoppage at Viravasaram and Kaikalur with effect from 14th May. The Train No. 17213 Narsapur - Nagarsol Express will depart Viravasaram at 10 55 hrs and Kaikalur at 12 03 hrs. In the opposite direction, Train No. 17214 Nagarsol - Narsapur Express will depart Kaikalur at 07 25 hrs and Viravasaram at 08 39 hrs. Similarly, Train No. 12740 / 12739

Secunderabad - Visakhapatnam – Secunderabad Garib Rath Express is provided additional stoppage at Tadepalligudem with effect from 15th May. The Train No. 12740

Secunderabad - Visakhapatnam Garibrath Express will depart Tadepalligudem at 03 12 hrs. In the opposite direction, Train No. 12739 Visakhapatnam - Secunderabad

Garibrath Express will depart Tadepalligudem at 00 07 hrs. Likewise, the Train No. 22819 / 22820 Visakhapatnam Lokmanaya Tilak Te r m i n u s ( K u r l a ) Visakhapatnam Express is provided additional stoppage at Kaikalur with effect from 15th May. The Train No. 22819 Visakhapatnam Lokmanaya Tilak Terminus (Kurla) Express will depart Kaikalur at 13 37 hrs. In the opposite direction, Train No. 22820 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (Kurla) – Visakhapatnam Express will depart Kaikalur at 09 49 hrs.

KTR invites Kadiam into TRS Two held in hawala racket; Hyderabad, May 11: The TRS and

Rs 1.25 Cr seized

BJP are trying to woo Kadiam Srihari, who quit TDP today. While BJP tried to open a dialogue with him TRS leader K Taraka Rama Rao has invited him into the party. KTR has personally met Srihari and extended the invitation. TRS is party that was born for a movement and anyone can join it, he said.

Samantha open textile showroom

Hyderabad, May 11: Film star Samantha today inaugurated a textile show room the in the Secunderabad area and drew huge crowds. The beauty who is known for her modern dressing said that traditional saree will add glamour to Indian women. Speaking on her career, Samantha

said, that she is acting in five films with top heroes of Tollywood. She expressed happiness for getting a chance to act with Junior NTR, Pawan Kalyanand other popular actors. There was near stampede at the otherwise calm AS Rao Nagar on the northern part of the city.

Hyderabad, May 11: The Central Zone team of the Commissioner’s Task Force busted a hawala racket and arrested two persons for carrying out illegal money transfer. The accused - Ankith Jain and Uma Kanth were arrested after a raid at Flat No 404, Surabhi Arcade, Ahuja Estates at Abids. The police also recovered cash of Rs. 1.25 Crore from their possession. According to police, Ankith Jain, a native of Narsapur, West Godavari, settled in Hyderabad and he was running the business of illegal money transfer to various places like Vishakapatnam, Bhimavaram, Vijayawada, Delhi, Mumbai and other Metropolitan Cities through

his agents. He was running the Hawala Business by taking a Flat on rent for Earlier, he used to run his Hawala Business from Troop Bazar from the year 2010. On credible information, the Central Zone Task Force Team raided the Flat at Surabhi Arcade and apprehended Uma Kanth along with Ankith Jain and seized net cash of Rs 1.25 Cr, Counting Machine, Fake Note D e t e c t o r, S l i p s o f H a w a l a Transaction, Register and Cell Phone from their possession. The above two persons along with seized cash and other material were handed over to Income Tax Department for further investigation.


State Politics Saturday, May 11, 2013 | Hyderabad


News in Pictures Saturday, May 11, 2013 | Hyderabad

Peacocks recovered from a house at Kalapather

"The Last Harvest" exhibition at Salar Jung Museum

CP inaugurates workshop on "Stress and Anger Management�


Business Saturday, May 11, 2013 | Hyderabad

Market flies high on smart rally; Sensex, Nifty at 28-month peak Mumbai: Posting their strongest four- week rally in the current calender year, the benchmark BSE S&P Sensex and NSE CNX Nifty closed at 28-month high during the extended week under review on the back of across-the-board buying triggered by firm global cues amid consistent foreign fund inflows despite some negative factors. The BSE and NSE were opened on Saturday (May 11) for a short period (from 11.15 am to 12.45 pm) as the former tested its disaster recovery software. Improvement in industrial production in March and Congress' impressive victory in Karnataka Assembly polls also contributed in improving the market sentiment. Buying was so strong that all 13 sectoral indices closed in the green,

a l m o s t stable but later rallied a b o v e 20,000mark to a high of 20,146.83 b e f o r e settling at 20,122.32, logging a gaining between 0.29 percent and sharp rise of 546.68 points, or 2.79 4.67 percent, with FMCG, auto, percent. The key index had ended at consumer durable, banking, IT and 20,184.74 on January 6, 2011. teck leading the pack. In its straight four weeks of rally, Second-line stocks were also in the Sensex has zoomed by a demand on renewed buying by retail investors but they slightly whopping 1,879.76 points, or 10.30 underperformed the heavyweight- percent, surpassing five weeks of gains logged in September 2012 laden Sensex. The Bombay Stock Exchange 30- when it had spurted by 1,508.90, or share barometer resumed the week 8.66 percent.

The wide-based 50-issue CNX Nifty of the NSE flared up by 163.25 points, or 2.75 percent, to end above 6,100-mark at 6,107.25 on Saturday, its highest closing since January 4, 2011 when it had finished at 6,146.35. Brokers said trading sentiment improved as data showed the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) rose by 2.5 percent during March, raising hopes of GDP growth crossing 6 percent level in the current fiscal. Strong rally in global markets, where some of the indices closed at their multi-year highs. The Dow Jones Industrial Average on Wall Street closed above 15,000mark for the first time on upbeat US labour force report -- also kept the market tempo upbeat.

Hacked UAE bank at the center of ATM heist uses Infosys Finacle Software MUMBAI: National Bank of Ras Al Khaimah PSC (RAKBANK) of the United Arab Emirates, which was one of the two banks that were defrauded in the $45 million (Rs 247 crore) global ATM heist, uses Infosys' Finacle banking software. US federal prosecutors said in a complaint last week that RAKBANK and Bank of Muscat Oman were hacked by a global cyber-crime ring, that first breached the computers at an outsourced Indian credit card processor in December and then the computers of a similar American processor to gain access to critical data that made the crime possible. It could not be verified if Infosys does credit card processing for the bank or if the Bangalore-based outsourcer merely sold its banking software. Infosys declined to comment for this story. The

prosecutors did not name the Indian companies whose systems were breached. ET could not immediately establish who the bank's other service providers were.The Middle-East bank

finished implementing the Finacle core banking solution in January this year, and 700,000 customers had migrated to the new solution since Juny 2012, the company said in a statement in January. "The core

banking solution supports more than 325,000 accounts and facilitates an average of 250,000 transactions daily across RAKBANK's various branches," the bank had said in a January 7 statement. The heist, which was predicated on the breach of an Indian outsourcing company, comes at a time when the sector is facing immense scrutiny about its cyber-security. India has threatened to stall a Free Trade Agreement with Europe, unless given a Data Secure Status, which would help the country attract more work from that continent. The European Union has been unwilling to give India the status given the lack of enforcement, accountability and penalty guidelines in the country's existing Information Technology rules.

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