www.thehansindia.com KURNOOL MONDAY 26 FEBRUARY 2018 PAGES 16 `5.00 Forecast: Sunny Temp: Max.38°C. Min.23°C. Humidity: 15% Sunrise: 06:37 Sunset: 06:24 H Simultaneously published from Hyderabad | Warangal | Tirupati | Amaravati | Visakhapatnam | Khammam | Kurnool | Delhi H Cong will sanction SCS to AP if Dr Reddy’s gets EIR from voted to power in 2019: Jairam USFDA for Srikakulam plant S P5 enior Congress leader and former Union Minister Jairam Ramesh questioned Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu why he did not try to make amendment to the AP Reorganisation Act to get all the benefits instead of blaming Congress in the name of unscientific bifurcation WINDOWS QUEEN OF HEARTS SRIDEVI Spiritual leader Mata Amritanandamayi delivers speech during a discourse in Bengaluru on Sunday CtrlS launches Tier-4 datacenter in B’luru Bengaluru: CtrlS has launched Bengaluru’s 1st Tier-4 datacentre, which is also certified as world’s first LEED Platinum certified Green datacentre, at Electronic City here. The CtrlS Tier-4 Datacentre, which will provide mission-critical datacentre services to India’s leading internet, banking, insurance, and other clients. Karnataka IT Minister Priyank Kharge said: “I'm happy that CtrlS latest datacenter is being situated in Bengaluru.” S P13 Actress’ sudden demise stuns nation Mumbai: Superstar Sridevi, 54, passed away in Dubai, plunging the entire country into a pall of gloom as her fans and admirers expressed shock and disbelief. The actress breathed her last on Saturday night at around 11 pm. She was rushed to the nearby Rashid Hospital but pronounced dead on admission. In a moving gesture, Indian industrial magnate Anil Ambani has sent an aircraft ‘North Korea willing to hold talks with US’ Pyeongchang: North Korea is willing to hold talks with the United States on a range of Korean Peninsula issues including Pyongyang's nuclear development program, a ranking North Korean official told South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Kim Yong Chol, a senior official of the North's ruling Worker's Party in charge of inter-Korean relations, made the remarks at a meeting on Sunday with Moon in Pyeongchang, the host city for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Moon's presidential office Cheong Wa Dae announced the overture in a statement picked up by South Korea's Yonhap news agency. "President Moon pointed out that U.S.-North Korea dialogue must be held at an early date ... for an improvement in the South-North Korea relationship and the fundamental resolution of Korean Peninsula issues," Moon spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom said. Kim Eui-kyeom said Moon speciﬁcally pointed out the need to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula. "The North Korean delegation, too, agreed that North Korea-U.S. relations must develop along with the SouthNorth Korea relationship," Kim Eui-kyeom said. Suresh Prabhu, Naidu launch Spices Board project to Dubai to bring back Bollywood actor Sridevi Kapoor's mortal remains to India on Sunday, sources said. The 13seater private jet, (Embraer135BJ) belonging to Reliance Transport & Travel Ltd, left Mumbai for Dubai around 1.30pm on Sunday. "It is expected to return with the body and the immediate bereaved family members late tonight," the sources added. Continued on Page 6 S More reports: P10, 11 r Reddy’s has received the establishment inspection report (EIR) from the US Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) for its formulations facility located in Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh. The US drug regulator has sought more details Investments span across petroleum, retail, electronics sectors P MADHUSUDHAN REDDY Visakhapatnam: Giving a big boost to the investment climate in Andhra Pradesh, diversiﬁed conglomerate Reliance Industries led by India’s richest man Mukesh Ambani, on Sunday made a commitment to invest a whopping Rs 55,000 crore in Andhra Pradesh over next three years. These investments, which are expected to generate 25,000 new jobs, span electronics, petroleum, retail, agri-processing, e-governance and other sectors. To this effect, RIL signed several memoranda of understanding (MoUs) with the AP government on the second day of three-day Partnership Summit being organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) here. AP Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu announced the details of RIL’s investments. Representatives of RIL and officials of AP’s IT and Electronics Department exchanged MoUs in the presence of CM and IT Minister Nara Lokesh. Continued on Page 6 College students taking a selﬁe with Nara Brahmani, Executive Director of Heritage Foods, who attended a session on ‘Food Processing’ on the second day of the CII Partnership Summit in Vizag on Sunday ANDHRA ATTRACTS `1.74 LAKH CRORE P MADHUSUDHAN REDDY Visakhapatnam: Investment proposals picked up pace on the second day of the CII Partnership Summit here on Sunday with the The idea of perfect womanhood is perfect independence... Modi quotes Swami Vivekananda in his 41st edition of Mann Ki Baat New Delhi: In the latest edition of his monthly radio programme, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that India is heading towards a women-led development from only women development. It is the dream of a ‘New India’ where women are empowered and are equal partners in country’s progress, he said. The Prime Minister said, “We are discussing development under the leadership of women. India is heading towards women-led development from only women development.” In the 41st edition of the radio show, Modi said that it is the duty of everyone to ensure equal participation of women in every sphere of life. He quoted Swami Vivekanada saying, “The idea of perfect womanhood is perfect independence, this thought shred hundred years ago is a reﬂection of Nari Shakti (women power) in Indian culture”. Modi also spoke about a unique ‘trash festival’ which was celebrated in Chhattisgarh to spread awareness about reusing waste creatively and recycling garbage. He spoke about the GOBAR-dhan scheme which has been rolled out in rural areas to convert waste to biogas. Modi recalled that emphasis on ‘Waste to Energy’ and ‘Waste to Wealth’ was laid in this year’s budget as well. The initiative is called ‘GOBAR-Dhan’ scheme for villages under Swachh Bharat. The purpose of the initiative, Modi explained, is to convert animal dung and garbage into compost. He further added, “The ‘GOBAR-Dhan’ yojana must also be seen as a source of income for the farmers of rural India. It will help keep villages clean, improve the health of the animals, and biogas will increase self-reliance in energy for cooking and lighting.” Continued on Page 6 AP bets big on e-Spice Bazaar Union Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu and Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu launching the e-Spice Bazaar in Visakhapatnam on Sunday P13 RIL commits `55K cr to AP PM: India moving towards women-led development VKL GAYATRI Visakhapatnam: e-Spice Bazaar, a unique project of the Spices Board to ensure traceability of Indian spice farmers in international markets and determine the quality and price of their produce for export purposes, was launched here on Sunday. The portal was inaugurated by Union Commerce and Industry D Minister Suresh Prabhu and Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu. The Board’s e-Spice Bazaar Farmer Traceability Project, being executed with the support of the Central government’s Department of Electronics (DeitY), seeks to incorporate all commercial spices grown in the country, bring spice farmers into the global supply chain with identiﬁcation of traceability at source, and generate direct linkage with exports to get a premium price. The portal features the farmer with his farm, crop, crop practices, application of pesticides and chemicals, besides the harvest and harvested quantities. Continued on Page 6 AP government inking 285 MoUs, entailing cumulative investments of Rs 1,74,568 crore and with potential to create 2,86,371 jobs. Energy sector topped the charts with 34 MoUs and Rs 1,11,921 crore in investments that will generate 1.3 lakh jobs. Aerospace and defence stood at a distant second with 10 MoUs, Rs 9,406 crore investments and 6,000 jobs. Continued on Page 6 China sets stage for Xi to stay in office indefinitely Beijing: In an unprecedented move, China's ruling Communist Party on Sunday prepared the ground for President Xi Jinping to stay in power indefinitely after the end of his second term in 2022 as it proposed to remove presidential term limits from the party's Constitution. The CPC Central Committee proposed removing the clause that the President and Vice-President "shall serve no more than two consecutive terms" from the country's Constitution, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
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