New Delhi: The first Budget of the YSRCP government to be presented in two weeks will be, approximately, of around Rs 2 lakh crore. It would be a responsible, honest and as far as possible, frugal too while incorporating the promises of the YSRCP manifesto. Disclosing this to the media here on Friday, Finance Minister Buggana Rajendranath Reddy asserted that there need be no apprehensions in any quarter regarding the implementation of the promises made during election campaign by the party chief Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy, including the one regarding prohibition. Also Read – Bharat Gourav award to Margani Bharat Ram Advertise With Us The Minister said none of these promises had been made or incorporated in the manifesto without a careful study of the financial implications. “They are not impossible to implement for us. Some of the promises of the previous government would pave way to the new ones. If there is a deficit in the excise revenue due to prohibition, it also means that households are saving money to that extent and hence, their spending capacity goes up, which further boosts the revenue,” he added. Also Read – Women docs appointed in key posts in Tirupati Advertise With Us He also dismissed the previous government’s claim that the residual State of AP started off with Rs 16,000 crore revenue deficit terming it a myth “for reasons best known to them.” The Minister who attended the pre-Budget meet called for by the Union Finance Minister Nirmala Seetharaman here on Friday said he urged the Centre to release the revenue deficit at the earliest as promised. The TDP government could manage only Rs 4,000 crore out of the deficit during its regime. Advertise With Us He said he also sought higher allocation for pensions and all other pending funds. He said the Centre also should bear the amounts of calamity relief, farmers’ insurance amount and interest subvention amount fully without burdening the State. Likewise, the PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana should give a higher amount to the farmers, he said while seeking removal of cap of one MSEME only per district. The Minister also attended the GST meet on Friday.
Hyderabad: The Congress party has condemned the attack on Forest Range Officer and alleged that the law and order in the state has deteriorated. It has called upon the protagonists of democracy to denounce the violence. In a statement here on Sunday, Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee president N Uttam Kumar Reddy said the MLA Koneru Konppa’s brother Koneru Krishna Rao had brutally attacked a woman Forest Range Officer. Also Read – Farmers stage rasta roko against urea shortage in Kamareddy Advertise With Us He said the TRS leader had attacked a government officer. It was heinous that brother of a MLA and vice-president of the Zilla Parishad was involved in such an attack. He said that nepotism, anarchy and lawlessness had been dominating the TRS rule. He demanded that strict action against the brother of the MLA be taken. Addressing the media, MLC T Jeevan Reddy condemned the attack on the Forest Range Officer. Also Read – Ramagundam: Focus on company’s growth, community development Advertise With Us He said that there was a conspiracy behind the attack. While the government said that saplings should be planted in the forest lands, the TRS leaders were attacking the officials who had been supervising it. He said that the Centre has given rights to the tribals on the lands of the forest in 2008. However, now they were being evicted from there lands, he said.
The Telangana government on Wednesday released Rs 10 crore to carry out the development works in Chintamadaka village of Siddipet district. The funds are learned to have released under special development fund after the chief minister’s visit to his native village Chintamadaka of Siddipet district. Siddipet MLA T Harish Rao along with the district collector P Venkatram Reddy and others is monitoring the development works. However, the officials have already interacted the villagers to learn their pending problems which need to be resolved. It may be recalled that the chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao called up Chinatamadaka sarpanch Hansakethan Reddy over phone and inquired about the problems faced by the villagers.
Hyderabad: Director General of Police (DGP) M Mahendar Reddy on Wednesday inaugurated the NRI women safety cell (matrimonial issues) at Telangana Women Safety Wing in Lakdikapul. Representatives from 14 Embassies, Ministry of External affairs, Woman Police station SHO’s from Hyderabad, Cyberabad, Rachakonda and Warangal Commissionerates, NGO’s, advocates, officers from the Woman Safety wing participated in the programme. Also Read – Warrant issued against Renuka Chowdhury in cheating case Advertise With Us Speaking on the occasion, DGP said the stakeholders should extend their best effort through expertise, guidance and knowledge to the victims. He opined that the NRI women safety cell will be a platform for women to open about their suffering and provide help with all possible legal guidance for the process. The DGP also said the proposed law amendments will help the victims in fighting a legal battle against harassment from NRI spouse and their relatives. He said sensitisation of women should be at grass root level to encounter the problems from fake NRI marriages. Also Read – Parts of Hyderabad witness heavy rainfall Advertise With Us The stakeholders should work for the long-term goal of achieving and influencing law makers in providing justice for the victims. The NRI women safety cell will provide legal guidance by the support of NILA, an NGO to the aggrieved women in NRI marriages. Swati Lakra, IGP, Law and Order and in-charge of women safety, said the cell will guide the SHOs during investigation of cases related to harassment of NRI spouse and their relatives. Trainings in investigation and various procedures will be given to the SHOs and also legal guidance to victims for further approaches and contacts, liaison with agencies like embassies, Ministry of External Affairs, National Women Commission, NGOs as and when required. Advertise With Us Hyderabad Regional Passport Officer Vishnu Vardhan Reddy said the Ministry of External Affairs is sensitive to the harassment cases of woman by NRI spouse. The MEA has established an Integrated Nodal Agency with all the stakeholders to help such victims in fighting legal battle. He said prosecution is a challenging task, where the case details should be strong enough to get positive court orders. The embassies in various countries have been allotted budget to support the victims in emergencies. Tripuraneni Venkataratnam, Former chairperson of State Woman Commission, Vyjayanthi, Director of Prosecutions, Telangana State and Sumathi, SP, WPC, CID also participated in the programme. The NRI cell will work with the panel of legal experts, Standard Operating procedure will be followed and in-house training for Investigating Officers, awareness through posters and brochures, centralised monitoring of the cases and liaison with all stakeholders. Later the dignitaries launched posters on precautions to be taken before marrying an NRI, knowledge on citizenship status, caution on matrimonial agency, important parameters for carrying out verifications on the NRI groom’s personal information.
Jagtial: District Collector Dr A Sharath ordered the officials of health and medical department to arrange medical camps immediately in the villages, where more cases of viral fever are reported and to prevent seasonal diseases in view of the rainy season.He also told them to provide necessary treatment to prevent the spread of the seasonal diseases if any diagnosed. On Friday, he paid a surprise visit to the Primary Health Centre in Medipally mandal in Jagtial district and inspected the ANC and patients’ enrolment register and Lab register of the hospital. Also Read – Unidentified assailants killed a person in Saidabad PS limits Advertise With Us Later, the Collector enquired the health officials and staff members of the hospital about the viral fever cases that were registered from the past few days and medical treatment provided to them. After inspecting the hospital surroundings, Collector Sharath ordered the hospital staff to plant fruit-yielding saplings on the hospital premises along with maintaining the surroundings clean and tidy. Zilla Parishad vice-chairperson Haricharan Rao, Tahsildar Rajeshwari, Mandal Parishad Development Officer Ravinder, MPTC and Sarpanch were present along with others.
Hyderabad: The Telangana State has bagged first rank in Swachch Darpan programme at national level and six districts won prizes, according to state Panchayat Raj Minister Errabelli Dayakar Rao. The minister appreciated the officials, MPs, MLAs and local leaders for their role in making Swachch Darpan programme a success and bagging several prizes at national level. Also Read – Car mechanic held in Hyderabad for killing Class 10 girl in Jadcherla Advertise With Us A survey by the Union government has revealed that Telangana State emerged as Number One in the scheme and its six districts shown best performance, he informed. The minister attributed national rank in Swachch programme to the efforts of Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao and ensuring that the villagers use constructed toilets and maintaining clean and green environments. Also Read – Techie strangled to death in Hyderabad Advertise With Us The State was giving top priority for the use of toilets, promoting greenery under Haritha Haram and entrusting the job to the village level officials and sarpanches in this regard, he claimed. “In the third phase of survey by the Centre, Telangana State stood top in the list of States and we are proud for that”, Dayakar Rao said. Union Ministry for Water Resources has revealed the details of the survey, he said. Among 700 districts taken for survey, the Centre found that eight districts got first rank which includes six districts of Telangana State alone, the minister informed. Advertise With Us “This is a great achievement and we will make further steps to create awareness among the people in villages on Swachch Telangana and Haritha Haram and use of toilets by avoiding open defecation, he said. Telangana districts which stood first include Warangal Urban, Jagtial, Kamareddy, Peddapally, Rajanna-Sircilla and Karimnagar.
Ibrahimpatnam: Over 200 students and devotees of Mata Amritanandamayi Ashram fanned out into Chittapur Forest Reserve in Ibrahimpatnam with seed balls and dispersed them. The seed balls are made with a fine mixture of fertile soil, compost and plant seeds, to make the seeds to sprout into plants and trees.As part of AYUDH, international youth movement working to meet the sustainable development goals put forth by the UN, students of CMR institutions, Aurora College and students of Amrita Vidyalayam joined hands in preparing seed balls. Also Read – Techie strangled to death in Hyderabad Advertise With Us Over the past 10 days, hundreds worked in achieving the goal of preparation of 51,000 seed balls. Br Raghunath, co-ordinator & Mata Amritanandamayi Math In-chargeTelangana & A P said, “With the monsoon setting in, these planted seed balls can sprout into trees, resulting in increased green cover, providing oxygen, improving air quality and climate, conserving water, preserving soil and supporting wildlife.” Also Read – JIH organises Eid Milap for sanitary workers Advertise With Us As a member-organisation of the United Nation’s Trillion Tree campaign, Mata Amritanandamayi Math has organised the planting of more than a million trees globally. It has also been recognised as an NGO with Special consultative status to the UN ECONOMIC and Social council.• Students of CMR institutions, Aurora College and students of Amrita Vidyalayam joined hands in preparing seed balls Advertise With Us • Seed balls are composed of a fine mixture of fertile soil, compost and plant seeds. They make the seeds sprout into plants and trees • Over 200 of Amma’s devotees and AYUDH members fanned out into Chittapur forest reserve with loads of seed ballsOver the past 10 days, hundreds worked to achieve the goal of preparation of 51,000 seed balls. As a member-organisation of the United Nation’s Trillion Tree campaign, Mata Amritanandamayi Math has organised the planting of more than a million trees globallyAmma’s devotees and AYUDH members from Mata Amritanandamayi Math, students, spread the message of greenery by dispersing seed balls in Chittapur forest reserve, Ibrahimpatnam, and neighbourbood forests of Hyderabad
Hyderabad: Hyderabad Police Commissioner Anjani Kumar has imposed a ban on forcible collection of donation or “Chanda” during Ganesh Festival in the city. “A section of the public and anti-social elements, taking advantage of the festival, as in the past, are likely to indulge in forcible collection of funds in the name of religion and religious functions and whereas forcible collection of funds is likely to create religious animosity and hatred among different communities and individuals and is also likely to result in the commission of offences and disturbance to public peace, I’m of the opinion that such forcible collection of funds, whether called donation or “Chanda” or by any other name, should not be allowed. Therefore, forcible collection of funds in the name of religion and religious functions is prohibited,” the Police Commissioner said. Also Read – Techie strangled to death in Hyderabad Advertise With Us However, the Commissioner said that the prohibitory orders do not concern voluntary contributions given and received towards the organisation of the ceremonies relating to the festival. In a separate order, the Police Commissioner also prohibited bursting or throwing of firecrackers on public roads and at public places during Ganesh festival. The ban on crackers will be in force from 2nd to 12th September. The Police Commissioner appealed to the people to maintain peace and tranquillity and for smooth conduct of the Ganesh festival and immersion processions.
Bhadrachalam: The district administration is all set to make the temple town plastic-free and taking one step in this direction, the authorities have set September 7 as the deadline for the business establishments to stop use of plastic carry bags and other items. A meeting in this regard was held with the representatives of Chamber of Commerce and owners of business establishments here by the special officers of the Grama Panchayats and Sub-Collector of Bhadrachalam Bhavesh Mishra. Also Read – JIH organises Eid Milap for sanitary workers Advertise With Us During the meeting, officials clearly told them that the order of banning the use of plastic has to be strictly followed. Awareness and publicity programmes like announcements and distribution of pamphlets among the residents of the town has been going on. The officers and staff are explaining to the people about the dangers of using plastic and how it is harmful to the environment, and Sub-Collector of Bhadrachalam Bhavesh Mishra said. He further said after September 7 plastic bags with fifty micron thickness will be allowed. And slowly steps to make Bhadrachalam no-plastic town will be taken. Public has to cooperate in making the temple city plastic-free. After the deadline those who are found using banned plastic items will be fined, he added.
The carrier reported Thursday that it will run three “ultra-whole deal research flights” – adding up to around 19 hours each – to perceive how travelers and team handle the experience in the not so distant future. Qantas Airways needs to fly travellers from Sydney to New York and London ceaselessly. Above all, the Australian carrier needs to ensure voyagers can deal with the outing. Also Read – Pakistan test-fires 290-km range missile Advertise With Us The carrier reported on Thursday that it will run three “ultra-whole deal research flights” – adding up to around 19 hours each – to perceive how travellers and team handle the experience in the not so distant future. The flights on new Boeing 787-9s will convey a limit of 40 individuals, generally representatives of the aircraft, and insignificant gear. Also Read – Imran calls on Pakistanis to take part in ‘Kashmir Hour’ Advertise With Us Passengers would be test subjects wearing gadgets that give understanding into how they rest, eat, drink, move and generally oversee on the flight. Specialists will record melatonin levels of pilots previously, during and after the flights, just as track their brain wave patterns and readiness. The carrier will likewise test discoveries from other whole deal flights that it as of now works, for example, criticism on nourishment committed extending zones and stimulation alternatives. Advertise With Us “Ultra-whole deal flying presents a great deal of good judgment inquiries regarding the solace and prosperity of travelers and team,” Qantas Group CEO Alan Joyce said in a declaration. “These flights will give significant information to help answer them.” The majority of the aircraft will be straight from the Boeing processing plant in Seattle. Two of the flights will take off in New York and go to Sydney, which Qantas says will be the first run through a business carrier flies that course straightforwardly. The other will go from London to Sydney, just the second time a business aircraft has worked that flight, Qantas said. The trials are planned for October, November and December. Qantas has been chasing these routes since two years; Joyce challenged aircraft makers in 2017 to create a plane that could make the trips . At the time, the aircraft assessed that the Sydney-to-London flight would take over 20 hours and the trip to New York would time in at more than 18. From that point forward, Boeing and Airbus have gone after the business, pitching planes they state could make the flights. While Qantas’ experimental drills may sound stunning to ordinary explorers, the quantity of superlong flights has been developing lately. Singapore Airlines works the present world’s longest flight, among Singapore and Newark, a flight it had recently worked until 2013. Travel time on that course can be as long as 18 hours and 45 minutes, however, the debut trip in October of 2018 was shorter at 17 hours and 52 minutes. Prior to that, Qatar Airways guaranteed the title in mid 2017, with a Doha-to-Auckland, New Zealand, flight that is booked to take 17 1/2 hours. Qantas began flying from Perth, Australia, to London early a year ago, a flight that keeps going over 17 hours. Joyce disclosed to CNBC this year that Qantas is looking for an endorsement from controllers to fly for as long as 21 hours. The carrier additionally needs new concurrences with team to work the flights. In the case of everything goes right, he stated, the carrier could put in a request this year and dispatch the courses by 2023. Thursday’s declaration said officials hope to settle on a choice about pushing ahead by this December. “Flying relentless from the East Coast of Australia to London and New York is really the last outskirts in avionics, so we’re resolved to do all the basis to get this right,” was advised to the sources.