SUNDAY 13 AUGUST 2017 KURNOOL | PAGES 36 | `5.00 www.thehansindia.com H Hyderabad | Warangal | Tirupati | Amaravati | Visakhapatnam | Khammam | Kurnool | Nizamabad | Rajamahendravaram H JD-U SPLIT WIDE OPEN AN ODE TO KRISHNA NITISH SACKS SHARAD AS PARTY LEADER IN RS Unsung... unhonoured As we gear up to celebrate the 71st Independence Day we look back at several Telugu leaders and reformists whose role in Independence Movement has been largely ignored. Freedom fighter and Gandhian, Pingali Venkayya, among them, had been instrumental in designing the tricolour that we proudly unfurl and salute. Both the state and the central governments through the years have conveniently ignored his monumental contributions Pages: 12, 13 ‘Yadav-led faction is real JD-U, Kumar’s Bharatiya JD-U’ Artistes performing at Pavitra Sangamam in Ibrahimpatnam on Saturday on the occasion of completion of one year of offering regular harathi to River Krishna WINDOWS Govt to set up crèches, canteens, dormitories, besides basic infra KOPPARA GANDHI Stop use of firewood in OU hostels, suggests green audit Osmania University is still home to a variety of birds, reptiles, butterflies and exotic plants. With 60% of 1,632 acres still under green cover, the carbon footprint could be reduced considerably P4 Bobbili (Vizianagaram): The Union government has initiated several steps to attract investors for the Industrial Growth Centre at Bobbili by providing all facilities. The AP government has already provided road and telephone connectivity, besides power and water supply to the growth centre. The government after reviewing the scenario has decided to put in place some more amenities to attract the investors. The government sanctioned the Bobbili Industrial Growth Centre to be set up in 467 acres way back in 1996. The Industries department developed the land with a total number of 507 plots and allot- ted them to the investors. Some small-scale ferro-alloys ﬁrms, tyre-retreading centres, automobile ﬁrms, granite polishing units, packaging ﬁrms have come up as of now. Over all, the response seems to be dull and there is no Lack of swachhata cause of deaths: CM Adityanath Says deaths due to lack of oxygen is heinous If a government is a problem in itself, then it doesn’t have the right to exist. My government will come up with solutions Lucknow /New Delhi (Agencies): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday termed the tragic death of more than 60 children in a Gorakhpur hospital as “unfortunate” and said that his government would take strict action if anybody was found guilty. He said that he has ordered the state chief secretary to probe the oxygen supplier of the hospital if there was a case of short-supply. “The supplier is to be blamed in case there is such a case. I had already asked the hospitals to maintain an emergency stock of supplies to ﬁght the vector-borne diseases,” he said Adityanath said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed deep concern over the tragic incident and offered all help to deal with the Continued on P4 situation. Children admitted in a ward in Baba Raghav Das Medical College where at least 30 children died, in Gorakhpur on Saturday worthwhile growth in the centre. The department allotted about 350 plots to various units, but few started the units as there are several problems. In order to provide more facilities, the centre has sanctioned funds under the Mod- Bengaluru: Kannada ﬁlm star Upendra on Saturday announced that he will launch a new political party in the state, where Assembly polls are due early next year. The actor, who has been on and off dropping hints about his political entry, said he plans to form a party that creates a platform for tal- Open Koshi gates: Nepal to India Kathmandu: With the Koshi river, also called the 'sorrow of Bihar', flowing above the danger level and threatening dozens of human settlements with submergence, the Nepal government on Saturday requested India to open the gates of the Koshi barrage. For India, opening the barrage gates is likely to pose a problem as it would cause flooding in downstream areas and villages. The issue of Koshi and floods has become a regular diplomatic matter between Nepal and India, mainly during the rainy season. S Earlier report: P11 We love the things we love for what they are RAJESHWARI KALYANAM K the sparse audience is what mostly deﬁnes these events. The art of poetry, especially listening to poems is believed to be on a wane, and if it is Hindi and Urdu even more so. While many study Hindi as a subject in school and read about the great poets of iﬁed Industrial Infrastructure Upgradation Scheme aiming to provide road network, drainage, power and water supply and common services like health centre, canteens, crèches, dormitories, parking areas, etc. Continued on P4 Kannada actor Upendra to launch political party POETRY UNBOXED avi Sammelanas and Mushairas – the creative spaces that are supposed to foster Hindi and Urdu poetry continue to happen in Hyderabad. A few dedicated enthusiasts and a group of poets, who await their turn to walk up to the stage and recite their poem, a stage full of people and founded the party. Sharad Yadav-led faction is the real JD-U while the other one has become a 'Sarkari JD-U' and Bharatiya JD-(U)," Ansari said while brieﬁng mediapersons. Continued on P4 Big push to Bobbili Growth Centre Exercise restraint on N Korea: Xi to Trump Beijing: China's President Xi Jinping on Saturday urged US President Donald Trump to exercise restraint following a dramatic exchange of threats between Washington and Pyongyang. Xi made it clear in a phone call that he was asking both sides to scale down the rhetoric and stressed the importance of diplomacy, China's Foreign Ministry said in a statement. "At present, relevant parties should exercise restraint and avoid words and actions that would escalate tensions on the Korean Peninsula," Xi told Trump during the call. New Delhi (Agencies): The Janata Dal (United) on Saturday sacked senior lawmaker Sharad Yadav as party leader in the Rajya Sabha. It is seen as a punishment for Yadav’s public disapproval of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s decision to re-join the BJP-led NDA. Yadav’s removal came a day after the JD-U sacked another Rajya Sabha member Ali Anwar from its parliamentary party after he attended a meeting called by the Congress to discuss an anti-BJP front. Ali Anwar Ansari said the Sharad Yadav-led faction is the "real JD-U" and there was no question of leaving the party. "There is no question of leaving the party (JD-U). We the golden years of literature as a part of academics – legendary poets like Maithili Sharan Gupt, Ramdhari Singh Dinkar, Jaishankar Prasad, Niralaji and Meer, Ghalib, Maqdoom are hardly remembered leave alone read today; there are books available but hardly sold. Poetry and current generation by no imaginable standards can be said in the same breath. Breaking this cliché are three IT professionals from Hyderabad. Meenakshi Choudhary, Sudarshan Vig and Praveen Continued on P4 Pranav. ents who have ideas and skills to solve people's problems. Clad in a khaki shirt, the "real star" as called by his fans, said the dress symbolizes that the party doesn't want 'Jana Nayaka' or 'Jana Sevaka' (public leader or public servant), but 'Jana Karmika' (public worker). Kavali likely site for 2nd N-plant? OUR BUREAU Nellore: The Department of Atomic Energy has reportedly ﬁnalised Kavali for its proposed second nuclear power plant in Andhra Pradesh. The department had initially selected four sites in the area and some have been denied by the National Institute of Rock Mechanics (NIRM), Bengaluru due to reported tectonic activity close to the site and one has been conﬁrmed by the government, but officials are keeping mum on the development. There have been demonstrations against the proposed plant on the borders of Nellore and Prakasam districts and the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) has been trying to select a site for the plant. A site at Allur has been rejected by the NIRM when it proposed four sites since it is close to a tectonic fault located at Chakalakonda village in Vinjamur mandal. It is around 50 km away from the proposed site. But, officials of the DAE say that they had concentrated on Kovvada plant and would take up the new one only after completing initial Continued on P4 activity.
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