Zaheerabad: Haritha Haram programme was conducted at Government School in Ranzole on Sunday. Parents of the students too took part in the programme. They urged the government to continue RS Praveen Kumar as secretary of the Telangana Residential Educational Society.
New Delhi: Stressing the need for a robust last-mile connectivity, the Centre has urged the Delhi government to release funds to procure 427 electric buses by Delhi Metro Rail Corp (DMRC). Informed sources said that DMRC had submitted a proposal in January 2018 to the Delhi government for providing a grant under the Viability Gap Funding (VGF) for the procurement of the buses to boost its feeder service. The request has been pending since then. Also Read – National Herald case: Officer bearers of Congress were cheats, Subramanian Swamy tells court Advertise With Us The Secretary in the central Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Durga Shanker Mishra, has written to Delhi Chief Secretary Vijay Dev requesting him to intervene and expedite the approval of the DMRC proposal. VGF is a grant to support projects that are economically justified but not financially viable. It was launched in 2004 to support infrastructure projects that fall under Public Private Partnerships. Also Read – Dehydrated elephant being given treatment Advertise With Us “You are aware that provision of a good feeder service towards last mile connectivity improves modal shift from private transport to mass transit system like metro rail,” Mishra’s letter read. “In Delhi this is a challenge and needs to be addressed squarely so as to provide easy accessibility to commuters from homes to offices, hospitals, institutes, shopping centres. “This will not only reduce the congestion, vehicular pollution and accidents but also enhance the ridership of Delhi Metro,” Mishra added. Advertise With Us Mishra said the DMRC had said that it has submitted the proposal and flagged it several times, besides providing necessary clarification. The State Transport Authority in Delhi had agreed in principle to support the proposal, he said. Mishra added that the DMRC had invited tenders from various players in the anticipation that the purchase of these buses would be approved.
Nizamabad: Transco negligence claimed yet another life in Nizamabad district. Gaddam Naveen (30), a farmer from Gangasamundar village of Nandipet mandal, went to his farm at 5 am on Friday and died due to electric shock as current was passing through earthing from the transformer near his farm lands. The deceased was survived by wife Sumalatha (29) and two daughters Rithika (7) and Sreshta (3).Nandipet mandal police station house officer registered a case and investigation is on.This is the third death in the last 10 days in Nizamabad district due to the negligence of electricity department.
Hyderabad: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on his arrival at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport on Saturday was welcomed by M A Ganapathy, Additional Director General (ADG) of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) and Sachin Badshah, DIG, Cordon and Search Operation (CASO), Airport Security Group (ASG), Hyderabad. Governor E S L Narasimhan, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy, Director General of Police M Mahender Reddy, Hyderabad Police Commissioner Anjani Kumar and other senior officers also welcomed Union Home Minister. Ganapathy gave a presentation on role of CISF in Aviation security and technological upgradation at ASG Hyderabad followed by a short film on CISF. At last, CISF coffee table books were presented to Union Home Minister and Union Minister of State for Home Affairs.
Tamil Nadu: 37-year-old S Kailash from Tirunelveli district, Tamil Nadu, is currently I’m police custody for murdering his seven-year-old child. His wife Neelavathi, 32, a victim of domestic abuse allegedly tried to cover up the murder. According to the family’s neighbors, Sugirtha, a 2md standard student was playing outside her house on Monday when her father called her home. She ignored her father and continued to play. Also Read – Dehydrated elephant being given treatment Advertise With Us Later, on Monday night, accused S Kailash returned home drunk and beat his wife for his daughter’s disobedience. Sugirtha tried to stop her father which angered Kailash. He beat up the child and tossed her to the ground. After the child lost consciousness she was declared brought dead at the hospital. The couple took the body home immediately and tried to cover up the murder claiming the girl had died of injuries after she fell from the rooftop. They planned to bury her body on Tuesday, but in vain, since the neighbors and other family members complained to the police about the mysterious death of the child. They were then arrested and the body was sent to Tirunelveli Government Medical College and Hospital for autopsy.
Falaknuma: The people of the city are gearing up to celebrate the Bonalu festival, but, the residents of Renuka Colony in Falaknuma have been facing hardships due to the pending road works in the area for last 10 days.The residents of Renuka Colony near Rajannabowli under Jangamet division in Falaknuma have been filing many complaints to the civic authority about the laying of new CC road in area. “Around 10 days back, the road has been dug-up for the laying of new road and now after a week, there is no response from the civic officials for the further works and the works were left pending. Due to this dug-up road, we residents are suffering a lot. The dug-up soil is also spread over on road,” said Ram Sunder Lal, Youth President, Renuka Colony. Also Read – TSBB, NGC promotes eco-friendly Ganeshas Advertise With Us Speaking to The Hans India here on Wednesday, Ram Sunder Lal said that, the colony members have filed many complaints for the new roads and other civic issues, but the officials remained indifferent. After many complaints, new road works were sanctioned and for almost 10 days, the works were left pending. Asking officials about the matter, they replied that there was no budget sanctioned for a new road in area, and the road left dug-up, he noted. Also Read – CM KCR praises PRO for his books on Telangana Advertise With Us He also said that the road has become slippery and many vehicles skid for unbalance due to the soil spread on road. The residents said, as the Bonalu festival is near and to celebrate the festival we residents are facing problems due to the soil spread over on roads and dug-up road. The residents request the officials to complete the works as early as possible. Advertise With Us Jangamet division Corporator Mohammed Abdul Rahman said that, for the laying of new CC roads works, an amount of Rs 7 lakh is sanctioned and works were started last week. While the roads were dug-up and the dressing of roads are in progress. As soon as the dressing is completed the work of laying new road will be started. The works will be start shortly and will be completed soon. Speaking about the budget, he said that if the amount is not sanctioned, no works will be started. The amount was sanctioned, and the works were started, it would be completed soon, he added.
Tirumala: ISRO chairman Kailasavadivoo Sivan has visited TTD (Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams) temple. Speaking to media after the Darshan of the Lord, he said the GSLV Mark-3 would be launched into space 15 July early hours. Nationally, Chandrayaan-2 is the most prestigious project for ISRO. He said the satellite launch will strengthen our technology system. He said it would take two months to get the full benefits of the mission.
Sriharikota: The Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft, which blasted off to space on Monday, successfully carried out its first orbit-raising manoeuvre on Wednesday afternoon, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said. An orbit-raising manoeuvre is an operation that places a spacecraft into a higher orbit. Engines present onboard the spacecraft are fired to perform the orbit-raising manoeuvre. Also Read – Three of a family commits suicide at Amalapuram in East Godavari Advertise With Us Chandrayaan-2’s onboard engines were fired for 57 seconds to perform its first orbit-raising manoeuvre. The manoeuvre was completed at 2:52 pm on Wednesday, ISRO said. Chandrayaan-2, which is carrying a lunar rover, will perform a total of four such orbit-raising manoeuvres around Earth before it is finally on its way to its destination — the Moon. Also Read – Saaho movie tickets pricey in Nellore Advertise With Us The second orbit-raising manoeuvre is scheduled for Friday, July 26. Chandrayaan-2 is expected to reach the Moon by August 20. The Chandrayaan-2 mission consists of an orbiter, a lander named Vikram and a rover named Pragyaan. It will place the rover on the lunar surface, a feat previously accomplished only by three other countries — the US, Russia and China. Among the experiments the Chandrayaan-2 will conduct are tests to understand the spread of water molecules on the lunar surface. Advertise With Us A fortnight later, Chandrayaan-2 will deploy the lander Vikram, which will attempt to the land near the lunar south pole. Vikram will then deploy the rover Pragyaan, which will roam the Moon’s surface for one lunar day (around 14 Earth days), performing experiments including tests to determine the extent of the presence of water on the Moon.
Lalapet: MLC Ramachander Rao and former MLA Babu Mohan launched a BJP membership drive at Shanthi Nagar on Sunday.Babu Mohan criticised the TRS for failing to implement its electoral promises. He expressed the hope that BJP would come to power in Telangana State in the future. He called upon party leaders and activists to strengthen the party by taking central government schemes to the people. City executive committee member Srinivas Chary, Prakash Goud, Pochaiah, Anita and others attended the programme.
Chittoor: The YSRCP government has fulfilled 80 per cent promises of the Navaratnalu assurances, said Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Minister Peddireddy Ramachandra Reddy while addressing a public meeting in Pulicherla mandal on Saturday. The Minister made it clear that his government is committed to waive Rs 27,800 crore loans of Self-Help Groups (SHGs) in the State. Already, Rs 1,800 crore on interest of SHG loans had waived, he said. Also Read – AP Cabinet to meet on September 4 Advertise With Us Peddireddy mentioned that Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy alone had offered 50 per cent ministerial berths to Kapu, BC, SC, ST and Minorities. The Minister assured to people that the State government would implement 100 per cent fee reimbursement for students of BC, SC, ST and Minorities. He recalled several minority students have become doctors and engineers due to the assistance from the government. He criticised the TDP government for miserably failing to protect the interests of BC sections in the State. Earlier, the Minister distributed the assets to beneficiaries in Somala mandal.