Vijaysai Reddy bail case posted to May 2 The Supreme Court has posted to May 2 the bail petition of Vijayasai Reddy, accused in the Jagan Disproportionate Assets (DA) case.....Page.4 Wednesday, May 1, 2013 | Hyderabad
Politics Wednesday, May 1, 2013 | Hyderabad
May Day celebrated across the State
Hyderabad, May 1: May Day was celebrated by Workersâ€™ Unions and other bodies across the state with the spirit and slogan of Workers of the World Unite. At the Congress headquarters Gandhi Bhavan, Labour Minister Danam Nagender, PCC President Botsa Satyanarayana and various
leaders of Trade Union b o d i e s participated in the May D a y celebrations. Speaking on the occasion, Botsa said that the Congress Government was committed for the welfare of labours. He also announced that the government has decided to upgrade the ESI Hospital from 500 beds to 1,000 beds. A t N T R Tr u s t B h a v a n , h e a d q u a r t e r s o f T D P, N Chandrababu Naidu participated
New welfare policy for unorganised sector soon: Nagender
Hyderabad, May 1: Labour Minister Danam Nagender on Wednesday announced that a new labour board would be constituted soon which would draft a new policy for welfare of unorganised sectors. The announced came after CPI (M) MLA G Mallesh disrupted the official celebrations of May Day at Ravindra Bharati. Mallesh condemned the government for not announcing the regularisation of temporary workers in Angawadi, RTC and other sectors. Intervening on the issue, Nagender said that the
issues like minimum wages, ESI, PF and other benefits for the workers in the unorganised sectors would be covered under the new policy to be drafted by the new board. Earlier, Nagender listed out the various welfare measures being implemented by the State Government for the labourers. The minister also distributed the awards among the labourer and their leaders. A booked titled "Karmika Kiranalu" and a CD "Sammay Kiranulu" were also released on the occasion.
in the celebrations along with trade union leaders. The celebrations were also held on a grand scale at CPI and CPM party offices with the call for workers to unite and fight for their just demands. May Day was also celebrated at YSRCP Central office with party Honorary President YS Vijayamma and other leaders taking part in the event. The RBI Employees Union took out an impressive rally in the city. The AITUC members took out a rally in Bellampalli of Adilabad district. Singareni Collieries Employees Union (Sikasa) had celebrated the
Day with a show of strength huge rallies were taken out by CPI, AITUC in Visakhapatnam and Anakapalle. Rallies were taken out in Ongole and Ananthapur as well.
Vijaysai Reddy bail case posted to May 2
New Delhi, May 1: The Supreme Court has posted to May 2 the bail petition of Vijayasai Reddy, accused in the Jagan Disproportionate Assets (DA) case. The CBI has filed a petition pleading the apex court to cancel Vijaysai Reddyâ€™s bail. It contended that Vijaysai Reddy is hindering the
progress of investigation. It has alleged that the accused no 2 has been coercing the witnessing and there is evidence to this effect. Since he is influencing the witnesses, the investigation is being delayed, the premier investigation agency told the court. The hearing will continue
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T MPs call off fast
New Delhi, May 1: The Telangana MPs on Wednesday called off their indefinite fast after staging a sit-in at the Parliament for 48 hours. They were demanding the Government to table a Bill seeking a separate Telangana. They called off
their fast at 11.00 AM after doctors conducted medical tests on them. The MPs after calling off the fast demanded that the Government should introduce the Bill in the ensuing session of the Parliament.
AP fish in demand in Assam
Hyderabad, May 1: State fish is popular in Assam and is in lot of demand the north eastern state. The import of fish from Andhra is more as it is tasty and of good quality, said Assam State Cooperative Minister, Siddique Ahmed. He went round the tanks and fish markets in city. Ahmed is also the Chairman of
Fishermen Association. “Fish of Andhra Pradesh is very popular in Assam. Middlemen are also plenty and are cutting into the fishermen income,” he said. “Our government has decided to buy fish from Andhra Pradesh directly and my purpose of visit to ensure that,” he said.
Hyderabad, May 1: TDP President N Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday said that a Workers’ Declaration would soon be announced for the welfare of workers. Participating in the May Day celebrations at the NTR Trust Bhavan here today, Naidu said, TDP will fight relentlessly for the welfare of workers. The ex-gratia
for deceased construction labour will Rs one lakh, he said. Naidu accused the Centre of exploiting workers’ labour. Creation of assets is important but according them to the deserved people is also equally important, he said. Earlier, Naidu was accorded a warm welcome at the NTR Trust Bhavan. This is the first time he is coming to
SLPRB uploads SCT Police Constables exams hall tickets on website Workers declaration soon, Naidu
Hyderabad, May 1 (INN): The State Level Police Recruitment Board on Wednesday informed that a notification has been issued for recruitment to the 6,071 posts of SCT Police Constables (Civil/AR/APSP), Constables (Men) in SPF Dept. and Firemen in A.P. Fire & Emergency
Services Dept. on 31-12-2012. In response to the said notification, Hall Tickets were issued for 16,693 candidates to attend written examination held on 19-05-2013. The list of candidates is uploaded to www.apstatepolice.org in the recruitment folder, the SLPRB said in a press release.
State Politics Wednesday, May 1, 2013 | Hyderabad
YSRCP committed to workers’ welfare: Vijayamma Hyderabad, May 1: YSR Congress Party honorary president YS Vijayamma has reiterated that the party is committed to the welfare of the workers and will take all possible steps to look after their welfare after coming to power. Addressing party workers and the members of the party’s trade union wing at the party central office here on Wednesday on the eve of the May Day, Vijayamma said the very name of YSR Congress party has an inherent reference to workers (Sramika) as the party’s main intention is to serve workers, youth and farmers earnestly. The party name itself reveals our
commitment to the welfare of the workers, she said. Dwelling at length on the importance of the May Day, Vijayamma said Dr.YSR gave utmost importance to the welfare of workers. “Workers were very happy during his regime as YSR gave priority to both welfare and development in equal measure,” she said, adding that workers are now in distress as Government itself has been forcing closure of the
industries by imposing longer power cuts. More than four lakh cottage and small industries have been closed due to lack of power and 20 lakh workers have become jobless, she said and added: “The Kiran Kumar regime is no different from that of Chandrababu who made lakhs of workers jobless with his high-tech policies and neglect of cottage industries and agriculture.” Earlier, she had unfurled the national and YSRCP Trade Union Congress flags and greeted the workers. Party trade union wing convener Janak Prasad also addressed the gathering.
Amma Hastam is only Maya Hastam: Vijayamma Hyderabad, May 1: Calling the recently introduced Amma Hastam scheme by Kiran Kumar Reddyled Congress Government as Maya Hastam, YSR Congress honourary president YS Vijayamma alleged Government has totally neglected the public welfare and kept aside the welfare schemes. Addressing a big gathering of people at Addagutta in Secunderabad after participating in a Rachchabanda programme and listening to a string of complaints from the locals, mostly women and the aged on Wednesday, she said the Government is not aware of the suffering of the people. As a leader, Dr. YSR knew the suffering of the people and
introduced several welfare schemes to mitigate their suffering. “He not only introduced the welfare schemes but also implemented them successfully as he was sincere,” she observed. The present Government, unconcerned about the people’s problems, has been imposing new charges and hiking all sorts of taxes to fill its coffers while neglecting the people’s welfare, she said. Vijayamma said the Amma Hastam scheme is only a Maya Hastam as the Government introduced it aiming at votes in the next elections. “The Government is not sincere in its approach and hence people have already started complaining about it.”
“We are feeling the void created by the death of Dr YSR as no one is there to listen to our woes and address our grievances,” the locals complained to Vijayamma. They told her life has become difficult for them with inflated power bills and hiked prices of essential commodities. While some people told her they were not getting pensions, some others complained bankers are collecting Rs.30,000 interest on a loan of Rs. 1 lakh though the loans are sanctioned under the 25 paisa interest scheme. Vijayamma assured them that
BIE reminder on inter first year supplementary exam fee Hyderabad, May 1: The Board of Intermediate Education on Wednesday informed all the principals, students and parents that the last date for payment of examination fee for 1st year Advanced Supplementary Examinations is May 3. The Board said that there would be no extension of date or payment with penalty or Tatkal scheme will be available for supplementary examinations. The Advanced Supplementary Intermediate Public Examinations , May/June 2013 will commence from May 22.
YSRCP would address all their problems on a priority basis after coming to power. Party leaders Sobha Nagi Reddy, Srisailam and Vijaya Reddy also participated in the Rachchabanda.
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Mayor reviews civic works in Nampally constituency
Street lights remain open during day time on Chandrayangutta bridge
Ex-minister Narsa Reddy inaugurates children's carnival
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Ford India Sells More Than 7,270 Cars in April NEW DELHI, India, 1 May, 2013 – Ford India sold more than 7,200 vehicles in combined domestic wholesales and exports in April 2013 despite an ongoing slowdown affecting the Indian auto industry. Domestic wholesales totaled 4,003 units in April, compared with 7,201 units during the same period last year, while exports rose 38 percent to 3,267 units from 2,368 units a year earlier. “We are encouraged to see exports growing at a steady pace and we remain deeply optimistic about our business in India, as we continue to expect growth in the long term,” said Vinay Piparsania, executive director, Marketing, Sales and Service, Ford India. “We remain
committed to introducing new and starting in May, while sharing their exciting Ford global products and experiences with family and friends technologies that consumers in ahead of the vehicle’s launch in India want and value.” India. Over the Available with month F o r d ’ s awardwinning 1 . 0 L EcoBoost engine, the of April, EcoSport will Ford India has feature Ford’s SYNC been showcasing its Chennaitechnology, jointly developed with built EcoSport to customers across 12 cities as part of the EcoSport Microsoft, making it the first Urban Discoveries campaign. The vehicle in its segment equipped campaign will give a hundred of with a voice-enabled interactive c o n s u m e r s t h e e x c l u s i v e system. Coinciding with the opportunity to drive the EcoSport traditional New Year in certain Indian states, celebrations at Ford
India continued throughout April with special offers on all vehicles. Ford also continued its work to bring more global One Ford vehicles to more Indian consumers with the opening of two new dealerships in Kozhikode and Kottayam in a single week, taking the number of sales and service outlets to 260 across 138 cities in India. “The two dealership openings in Kerala are the latest step in our aggressive expansion plan to have more than 500 sales and service outlets across India around mid-decade,” said Piparsania. “We will continue to go further with more ways to engage our customers, making our services and offerings more accessible
FII participation slips in RIL, Infosys; rises in ITC, TCS
New Delhi: A total of 191 foreign investors have exited Reliance Industries (RIL) in the past two financial years, while companies like ITC, Sun Pharma and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) saw a larger number of overseas shareholders coming in. However, the overall stake of foreign investors increased marginally in the energy giant to 17.76 percent from 17.7 percent during the period. Infosys, Tata Steel and Hindalco have also seen a significant level of FII exit in the past two fiscal years. The number of FII shareholders in RIL fell from a record 1,276 at the end of March 2011 to 1,085 as of March 31, 2013, according to latest information available with stock exchanges. Overall, RIL continued to top the list of stocks with the maximum
number of FII shareholders. The energy giant is closely followed by private sector lender ICICI Bank (1,064), and mortgage lender HDFC (1,061). Broadly, the entry and exit of FIIs impact a company's stock prices as they indicate foreign investor interest in the company. Of the 30 blue-chip Sensex stocks, only eight have seen a decline in the number of FII shareholders in the past two fiscal years. 15 of the Sensex companies witnessed an addition of at least 100 new FII shareholders during the period.Technology giant Infosys saw 189 FIIs exiting, and the number of FII shareholders fell to 800 at the end of March 31, 2013.On the other hand, ITC saw an addition of 336 FII shareholders over the same twoyear period. The aggregate number of shareholders in the FMCG company climbed to 1,008 from 672.Sun Pharma added 316 FII shareholders to a total of 684, while the number of overseas shareholders in technology firm TCS rose by 243 to 883. As on April 30, 2013, as many as 1,767 FIIs were registered in the country.
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Mayor reviews civic works in Nampally constituency Hyderabad, May 1: GHMC Mayor Mohammed Majid Hussain along with Nampaly MLA Mohammed Virasat Rasool Khan and GHMC Commissioner MT Krishna Babu and Corporators of Nampally Assembly Constituency held a review meeting with regard to various developmental activities and civic related issues in his chambers on Wednesday. The Mayor, while interacting with Virasat Rasool Khan, said that he along with the Commissioner would be visiting the Nampally Assembly Constituency areas and inspect the works which are pending since long time and spot decisions will be taken up to speed up the ongoing works. Virasat Rasool Khan stated that the land near Nampally Junior College was identified for road widening but so far no widening has been taken up. In this connection he has requested the Commissioner to write a letter to the Commissioner, Intermediate Education Department to take the position of the land since as it is pending since three years. The MIM MLA has complained about drinking water facilities, other civic related issues on ground
level operations are not up to the expectations and lot of inconvenience is being faced by the Corporators for free drinking water tankers. The GHMC Commissioner informed that all the BT works would be completed by 20th May, 2013. He further said that GHMC cannot dig new bore well as the ground water situation in core city is precarious and further informed
that Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy was also against digging of new bore wells in the City considering the depleting ground water. Krishna Babu directly interacted with the HMWS&SB Managing Director and discussed about ground level operational issues regarding free drinking water tankers in the divisions and requested the Managing Director to take up the location wise and
also wide publicity be given about free supply of water tankers in three languages by duly mentioning the time schedules on the tankers, so that the residents can avail the facility. The Commissioner further stated that they will be writing a letter to the Government for seeking permission for desilting of Agzal Sagar nala from GHMC funds as it is not included in the annual desilting list. He also said that two vehicles will be provided for each Circle for lifting of debris removal in response to the plea of the Corporators for conducting special debris drive. The Commissioner also informed that Hyderabad Metro Rail would be taking up the shifting up six foot over bridges and reconstructing the same at suitable locations. Corporators of Nampally Constituency Malekaunnisa Begum, Mohd Zakir Baqueri, Mohsina Parveen, Yasmina Sultana, Mohd. Ghouse Pasha, Zehera Begum, Engineer-in-Chief R Dhan Singh and other senior officials from Town Planning, Engineering and Health wing have participated.
31 people sent to jail for Quake jolts North India; 2 die in J&K structures, including shools, hospitals and houses, developed cracks. drunken driving Two persons were killed and some 69, Hyderabad, May 1: As many as 31 people have been convicted by different courts for driving in inebriated condition. While the Third Metropolitan Magistrate B Chengalaraya Nayudu convicted 30 persons for a period of three days, the Fourth Metropolitan Magistrate Siva Sankar Prasad convicted one person for a period of two days imprisonment each for drunken driving. The Enforcement against Drunk Driving was carried out over the last weekend on April 26
and 27th. A total of 365 cases were booked against Drunk Drivers. The vehicles of all the respondents were detained. They attended the compulsory counselling sessions at TTI, Begumpet and Goshamahal on Monday. The seized vehicles include 296 two-wheelers, five 3wheelers and 62 four-wheelers. The respondents were produced before the III Metropolitan Magistrate Court and fines between Rs.2,000 to 2,100 were imposed. From 1st January to 27th April, a total 4099 cases have been registered and total imprisonments are 296 as on date.
Jammu/New Delhi, May 1: Two persons were killed, and 69, including 32 students, were injured and scores of buildings damaged in Jammu and Kashmir when an earthquake of moderate intensity shook parts of North India on Wednesday. Twin districts of Kishtwar and Doda in Jammu region were the hardest hit where nearly 400
including 32 students, were injured in the two districts, officials quoting initial reports said in Jammu. The quake, measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale, struck Jammu and Kashmir and other parts of North India including the national capital and its satellite towns at around 12:27 pm. The tremors were felt in Punjab and Haryana but there were no immediate reports of any casualty or damage from the two states. In Himachal Pradesh, the quake lasted nearly 30 seconds and was felt from tribal Lahaul and Spiti valley to foothills of Una.