Hyderabad: In another shocking incident, a 35-year-old man allegedly attempted to rape a seven-year-old girl in Mansoorabad under LB Nagar police station limits on Sunday. The accused was identified as Jhony. According to police, a woman from a nearby building noticed the incident and raised an alarm. The nearby residents caught the culprit by chasing him when he tried to abscond from the spot. After thrashing the accused, the locals handed him over to the police. Police registered a case and investigating.
Srikakulam: YSRCP government is not at all compromised on the state interests, said party district president Dr K Kruparani. Speaking to media here on Sunday along with the party leaders, she said that 22 YSRCP MPs expressed their unhappiness over the raw deal meted out to the State in the recent Union Budget presented by the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. Also Read – Telugu Day fete held at DPS Advertise With Us She strongly objected to comments made by the TDP leader and former minister N Lokesh on the YSRCP in this regard and recalled that previous TDP government was compromised with the BJP government at Centre and neglected the interests of the state. She said the TDP government gave priority to protect its leaders’ interests than the state development and it was known to everyone in the state, Kruparani averred. YSRCP leaders K Rammohan Rao, Surangi Mohan Rao, A Suri Babu, Simma Raja Sekhar, T Komeswari, Korada Ramesh, K L Prasad and Gunta Jyothi were present.
Bengaluru: At least one person was killed and a few others feared trapped when two multi-storey buildings collapsed near Thomas Town here early Wednesday, police said. While 7 people have been rescued, efforts to pull out one more person trapped under the rubble was underway, they said. The accident occurred when the foundation of a building under renovation gave way and it collapsed on the one abutting it. Families living in the adjacent building were quickly evacuated, police said. The police, NDRF and fire brigade personnel were engaged in the rescue operations. Those rescued have been shifted to the government hospital, they said.
Guntur: The victims of K-tax staged a protest before former Speaker of Assembly Dr Kodela Siva Prasada Rao’s residence in Narasaraopet town on Saturday. MRPS State president Kalva Ravi led the protests. Speaking on the occasion, Kalva Ravi alleged that Dr Kodela Siva Prasada Rao’s son Kodela Sivaram assured an attender job in the Collectorate in Guntur city and took Rs 7 lakh from Nagarjuna, a resident of Narasaraopet town. Also Read – Rs 65.30lakhs Exgratia paid to deceased family Advertise With Us He said Sivaram failed to fulfill his promise and added that when they demanded him to return money, Sivaram and his secretary Prasad were threatening them. Demanding Kodela Sivaram’s arrest, the victims raised slogans against the family members of the Dr Kodela Siva Prasada Rao and sought justice to them. They warned that they will continue their fight till they get justice. It may be mentioned that the police booked several cheating cases against Kodela Siva Prasada Rao’s son Kodela Sivaram, his daughter P Vijayalakshmi.
Hyderabad: To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, the US Consulate General Hyderabad, in partnership with United-States-India Educational Foundation, conducted two workshops on “Space and Science” for students here in Hyderabad on Saturday. Around 100 students from underserved communities participated in these workshops conceptualized and led by US Department of State exchange alumna and astrophysicist at Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU), Dr Priya Hasan, as well as Dr Najam Hasan, Head of the Department of Mathematics at MANUU. Also Read – Students to rate performance of teachers Advertise With Us The activities at the workshops included lessons on constructing water rockets and telescopes, tours of the Birla Science Center and Planetarium, and screenings of films related to space and space exploration. “It’s an exciting time in space exploration, as the United States marks the 50th anniversary of the moon landing and India is on the cusp of its own space milestone,” commented US Consulate spokesperson Akash Suri, “These workshops help to bring home that excitement for young students in Hyderabad, and to motivate them to be part of the next wave of human exploration by sharpening their science skills.” “Through workshops like these we can use the allure of space to teach students those foundational concepts of physics and science that can be useful in so many different arenas.” Said Dr Hasan.
Tension prevailed after police arrested representatives from Congress, TDP, TJS, CPI and other organisations who took out a rally from Indira Park to Dharna Chowk protesting against the demolition of the assembly and secretariat building. TDP leaders L Ramana, Ravula Chandrasekhar Reddy were arrested and sent to Goshamahal police station while CPI leader N Balamallesh was taken into custody at his home in Jawaharnagar. L Ramana said that they will not tolerate the government spending the public money. Ravula Chandrasekhar also asked the governor to condemn the secretariat demolition. Kondandaram, TPCC representative Indira Shoban were among the leaders arrested by the police.
Narketpally (Nalgonda): District Collector Gaurav Uppal visited Akkenepally village in Narketpall mandal in the district as part of Grama Darshini programme on Friday.As part of the programme, he inspected the Primary Health Centre, Zilla Parishad High School, Anganwadi centre. He interacted with the staff and enquired about the functioning of respective organisations. Later, the Collector conducted a meeting with all mandal-level officers discussed the status of Aasara pension and payments pertaining to employment guarantee scheme. Also Read – With 61 feet high, Khairatabad Ganesh claimed to be tallest idol in India Advertise With Us The Collector also enquired about the drinking water situation in the mandal besides Mission Bhagiratha pipelines to schools, hostels and 2BHK housing sites. He also discussed sanitation situation and the progress of government flagship programme Haritha Haram besides collecting information with regard to construction of Individual Household Latrines. Officials of various departments accompanied the Collector.
Santosh Nagar: The students who were crammed in a chock-a-block classrooms till last year have got a new lease of hope this academic year after the entire boysschool at Madannapetwas shifted to a more spacious and modern building. It was earlier housed in asbestos-roofed 50-year old structure.The condition of the school was highlighted by The Hans India in a report ‘Govt boys school cries for attention’ on July 7, 2018. It was reported that the which ran in a rented structure was acutely lacking in infrastructure and facing several other problems. Also Read – Techie strangled to death in Hyderabad Advertise With Us Walls were peelingoff and students faced problems during rainy season as water entered classrooms. Besides this, the school did not have clean washrooms, no light or ceiling fans. With no cleanliness being maintained, the asbestos roofing was covered with dried up leaves and the biggest problem remains lack of security arrangements. Minister Mahmood Ali sanctions MLC funds Also Read – JIH organises Eid Milap for sanitary workers Advertise With Us After learning about the problems being faced by the boys, constituency development fund for MLCs was utilised by Home Minister, Mohammed Mahmood Ali,to build a new structure. The school building was completed a few days back on a government land of 3,600 sqyds. It was inaugurated by the Minister himself along with MLA (Yakutpura) Syed Ahmed Pasha Quadri in the presence of Deputy Mayor Baba Fasiuddin and other leaders. Advertise With Us Serving the students coming from underprivileged backgrounds from localities of Santosh Nagar and Kurmaguda divisions, this school has been running for more than five decades at Madannapet Mandi under a temporary roofing of asbestos. This was started for boys and later it turned out be a school of co-education. According to faculty, the government school owing to lack of space for accommodating about 400 students of Urdu and English media, was running in two shifts. Later, the issue was taken up by the Mahmood Ali who decided to resolve the matter and offered funds at his disposal. The dream of new building for the school finally materialised and school from Madannapet was shifted to Banu Nagar in Santosh Nagar under Yakutpura constituency, within 1 km distance. Speaking about the school, Mahmood Ali said that the government was aiming to extend all the provisions of residential schools to other government schools. “For the betterment of TS, Chief Minister instructed all the public representatives to spend their funds for improving amenities at hospital and schools.” Hence,the Minister decided to focus on this school and out of Rs 5 crore funds, Rs 2.5 crore was spent on construction of groundfloor in 1,400 sqyd land and the remaining money would be be spent on other amenities, which includes playground. For the construction of another floor. remaining amount will be released shortly from funds. In near future, there would also be a junior college in same building, said Mahmood Ali. Staff expresses gratitude Expressing gratitude to Home Minister for the newly constructed school building, the staff said that the school was running in both English and Urdu medium with primary and higher sectionsin just 3classrooms. “It was congested and during rainy season the school remained closed for days, owing to water leakage through walls and ceiling which affected smooth functioning of the school, as water logging was everywhere. In this new building there won’t be any problem as in the past and students can remain there and study the whole day,” said one of the staff members.