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Chandrababu Naidu to Visit Vizag 13-Oct-2017
Visakhapatnam: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will be in city on October 17 to lay the foundation stone for the Rs.113 crore flyover bridge at Naval Armament Depot Kotha road Junction leading to the city airport, and the TU 142 aircrat museum at the beach. He will also participate in the Ananda Deepavali programme to be held on the beach road in the evening.
 
Konathala Demands AIIMS For Vizag 19-Sep-2017
He says Naidu concentrating only on Amaravati region. The repetition of the mistake of ‘capital-centric development’ in Amaravati would fuel movements for separation in other parts of the State. This was pointed out by Justice BN Sri Krishna Committee and later echoed by the Sivaramakrishnan Committee, former Minister Konathala Ramakrishna has said. Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu, who had admitted his ‘Hyderabad mistake’ and promised decentralized development in all 13 districts of the State, was now concentrating only on Amaravati region, ignoring other regions of the State, Mr. Ramakrishna told the media here on Monday. The TDP 2014 election manifesto also promised all round development of the State. The people of Visakhapatnam had not asked for the capital, though the city has all advantages. But, the backward districts of Srikakulam, Vizianagaram and Visakhapatnam, which comprise North Andhra, have been denied their due even after three years of the new government coming to power. Mr. Ramakrishna said the 400-bed Visakha Institute of Medical Sciences (VIMS), set up during the late Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy government, was functioning only partially with the beds lying unused for the past five years. He demanded converting VIMS into the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) as the proposed AIIMS in Guntur was ‘fat-fetched’ as there is nothing but an empty land parcel, surrounded by a compound wall. The government could have easily opted for...
 
Surajya Yatra to Start From Vizag 15-Sep-2017
The Surajya Yatra being launched by Lok Satta founder Jayaprakash Narayan for good governance in two Telugu States will begin in Visakhapatnam district from September 15. The Yatra will raise six key issues-providing citizen services in a transparent and time-bound manner, quality and affordable education to all, health care, decentralization of power to allow local bodies address the grievances of people effectively ensure punishment to those who violated law and committed crimes without undue delay to restore people’s faith in law and make agriculture profitable as majority of people, dalits and weaker sections were dependent on it for their livelihood — during the yatra and come out with solutions to achieve them. The four-day yatra in Visakhapatnam would cover Gajuwaka, Andhra University, Madhurawada and Anakapalle and leaders would interact with different sections of people. From September 19 to 23 it would enter East Godavari district.
 
AP Govt Invites KCR to Vizag 07-Sep-2017
Government of Andhra Pradesh extended invitation to Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao requesting his presence at the two-day national level summit on pollution control, scheduled to be held in Visakhapatnam. Chief Justice and four other judges of Supreme Court, Chief Justice of High Court will participate along with the Chief Minister of both the Telugu states on September 16 and 17. The consent from the TS CM is awaited. The state which already hosted National Women’s Parliament at the beginning of this year, will now be conducting a National level event on Pollution Control. The event will deliberate on the measures to be taken to prevent and control pollution, protection of environment apart from the legislation's to be implemented.
 
Naidu Coming Today 06-Sep-2017
Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu will arrive here on a day’s visit to Visakhapatnam and Viziangaram districts on Wednesday. Mr. Naidu will arrive at the airport here from Vijayawada at 10.40 a.m. and leave by a chopper at 10.55 a.m. to reach Gobburu village of Kasimkota mandal by 11 a.m., according to the revised schedule issued here on Tuesday. He will inaugurate an anicut built across the Sarada, attend ‘Jalasiri Harathi’ programme at Narsapuram village of Kasmikota mandal between 11.15 a.m. and 11.45 a.m. Later he would address a public meeting at Gobburu between 12 noon and 1.45 p.m. He will leave Gobburu at 2.25 p.m. and reach GVR Govt. College Junior Ground at Cheepurapalli in Vizianagaram district at 3 p.m. He will participate in the ‘Jalasiri Harathi’ programme at Thotapalli canal between 3.10 and 3.25 p.m. and later address a public meeting. Mr. Naidu will reach Visakhapatnam Airport by 6 p.m. and leave for Vijayawada by 6.15 p.m.
 
TDP rally decries Jagan’s comments 07-Aug-2017
Party leaders demand action against YSRCP president TDP workers led by party urban president and MLA Vasupalli Ganesh Kumar staged a novel protest against the controversial remark of YSR Congress party president Y S Jaganmohan Reddy on Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu at a meeting at Nandyal. Police foiled an attempt to take a “funeral procession” with a big banner from GVMC alleging that “human kindness” in Mr. Reddy died. Addressing cadres, MLC M V V S Murthy said people know the difference between a good leader working for their welfare and Mr. Reddy who merely thought that politics was means to get power. Mr. Ganesh Kumar said Mr. Reddy the comment showed Jagan’s highhandedness and admission of defeat in the byelection. The protest rally was taken up to Chavul Madum.
 
City Makes Room For Telugu Tammullu 27-May-2017
With over 26,000 delegates expected to turn up for the three-day Mahanadu of the TDP, providing accommodation to them is a huge task. HRD Minister and accommodation committee chairman Ganta Srinivasa Rao said that in the star hotels, 1,450 rooms had been booked. Twenty kalyanamantapams had been arranged for leaders and cadres coming from the districts. Around 40 hostels of private institutions account for another 20,000 rooms. Around 6,000 mattresses and bed sheets have also been procured for them. Besides some made arrangements on their own booking hotel rooms.
 
AU may get n-reactor 25-Apr-2017
Discussions are on with an American firm, says V-C Andhra University is likely to get a prototype ‘sub-critical nuclear reactor’ or ‘clean nuclear reactor’ for its researchers in the department of nuclear physics and chemistry. According to the Vice-Chancellor of the university G. Nageswara Rao, discussions are on with an American firm and government for installing the reactor in AU. Unique technology “The reactor can provide real-time exposure to the students as well as researchers of the nuclear physics and chemistry departments of the varsity. No other nuclear facility in India posses this unique technology-contained reactors,” said Prof. Nageswara Rao. Sources say that AU had almost clinched the deal but was put on hold, as the government wanted the reactor to be installed at Mori smart village in East Godavari district. The reactor reportedly can produce 5 MW of electricity, which is sufficient to light about 10 villages. Explaining the technicalities, a professor at the nuclear physics department said that a subcritical nuclear reactor is a device where the nuclear-fission chain reaction is initiated and maintained using an external continuous neutron source, whereas the conventional reactors will keep on releasing energy as long as there is a critical mass of fuel. “When the supply of neutrons is stopped, the sub-critical reactor is immediately shut down. The energy is induced by fission reactions for which the neutrons are needed. The ‘subcri...
 
TDP set to paint Vizag yellow 25-Apr-2017
TDP set to paint Vizag yellow, hold Mahanadu after 15 years Visakhapatnam: After a gap of 15 years, the port city will be hosting the three-day Mahanadu, the annual plenary of the ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP). This year, the TDP has chosen Visakhapatnam as the north Andhra region has always been a bastion for the yellow brigade. The party conducts its annual meeting on May 29 which is the birth anniversary of its founder-president and former chief minister NT Rama Rao. The Mahanadu was held twice in Vizag earlier. After coming to power, the TDP had conducted two Mahanadus at Gandipet, Hyderabad and Tirupati. This year, the plenary would be held from May 27-29. This Mahanadu is likely to play an important role in poll preparation for the party cadres and leaders. After hosting national and international conclaves, the port city is becoming a seat of national political conclaves. Apart from the TDP, even BJP has plans to conduct its national executive committee meeting in Vizag on July 15 and 16. CPM national plenary was conducted in 2015 at the Rajiv Gandhi Port Stadium in the city. TDP had conducted its Mahanadu in Vizag for the first time in 1984 at the Gymkhana grounds in port area. "Present MLC MVVS Murthy had set up a small hut for its president NTR in 1984. Massive number of party cadres took part in the Mahanadu," senior leader SK Rehaman told TOI. Second time, Vizag hosted the Mahanadu in 2002 at the port indoor stadium when Rehaman was the party city pre...
 
M.Narasimhulu likely to be Governor 12-Apr-2017
Naidu meets Shah, discusses increase in Assembly seats Senior Telangana Telugu Desam Party (TTDP) leader and party’s politburo member Mothukupalli Narasimhulu is likely to be named as Governor by the Narendra Modi Government in the next few days. Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has been lobbying for his appointment as Governor for several months now. On Monday Mr. Naidu, who was in New Delhi to participate in the NDA meeting presided over by the Prime Minister, called on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah and discussed, among other things, his desire to see his party leader as Governor of some State. According to a senior TDP functionary, Mr. Narasimhulu, who was also in New Delhi, subsequently joined Mr. Naidu at the meeting with the BJP president. Union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu reportedly told him that he was hopeful of a favourable decision soon by the Prime Minister. Mr. Narasimhulu has been associated with the TDP from the days of party founder N.T. Rama Rao and has been a Minister at the State level. Mr. Naidu had promised the Telangana leader a seat in the Rajya Sabha. However, it did not materialise due to poor show of TDP in 2014 general elections. BJP has an electoral alliance with the TDP.
 
 
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