SUNDAY 27 MAY 2018 KURNOOL | PAGES 36 | `5.00 www.thehansindia.com THE DEPLETING NATURE A deadly dust storm hit the swathes of western and northern India recently killing hundreds. The sudden phenomenon is attributed to the excessive heating and instability in atmosphere that are triggers for the storm. The conditions are changing rapidly and climate change the biggest environmental challenge of this generation H Simultaneously published from Hyderabad | Warangal | Tirupati | Amaravati | Visakhapatnam | Khammam | Kurnool | Delhi H HUGE POWER SUBSIDY FOR AQUACULTURE ANNOUNCED M A H A P R A I S E n Adds `350 cr burden on state exchequer 12 & 13 RAMZAN TIMINGS WINDOWS Iftar Saher (Sun) 6.51 pm (Mon) 4.11 am CM Chandrababu Naidu with actress Keerthy Suresh who portrayed the role of legendary actress Savitri in the Telugu ﬁlm ‘Mahanati’ during a meeting at the Secretariat in Velagapudi on Saturday Noida girl scores 499 out of 500! The motive was to reduce the cost of cultivation, prevent disease, eradicate pollution and enable market penetration across the world, said Naidu. Farmers and exporters informed him that in countries like Ecuador, aquaculture exports and cultivation was better mon- OUR BUREAU Meghna Srivastava Gupta, Kshitij Anand from Vasundhra and Ananya Singh from Meerut shared the third berth. A student of Humanities, Meghna Srivastava aspires to be a psychologist. Continued on Page 4 Girls outshine boys in CBSE results CM Chandrababu Naidu addressing a meeting of aqua farmers at his residence at Undavalli on Saturday itored because farms are bigger, and hence more traceable. Only 60% of the farms are registered. Registrations of farm plots should be made compulsory in the state. Unregistered farms are unethical, Chandrababu Naidu said. A consumer must be sure that shrimp from the state is of the best P4 Vijayawada: The stage is all set for the three-day meeting of Telugu Desam Party’s Mahanadu here from Sunday. The present Mahanadu assumes signiﬁcance as the party would be facing the general election in 2019. Mahanadu will give a direction to the rank and ﬁle of the party for the next elections. It will focus on various fronts in which it has to take on the Opposition and the issues the party cadre needs to focus on. The political circles including the leaders of Telugu Desam believe that the Chief Minister would start election campaign for the next election from Mahanadu venue itself. Indeed, the Telugu Desam conducts Mahanadu every year. TDP WEBSITE CRASHES A YSR Congress and the new Opponent Jana Sena of Pawan Kalyan. Moreover, the election is just only one year away. In this backdrop, the Mahanadu gains more political importance compared to previous meetings. The leadership of Telugu Desam has also focused more attention on not only the arrangements but also the agenda. Continued on Page 4 India-SL Galle Test pitch was ‘doctored’ Galle: Shocking the cricketing world, London's 'Daily Telegraph' on Saturday reported of an alteration of the Galle pitch to influence the outcome of the upcoming Test series between hosts Sri Lanka and England. A documentary titled 'Cricket's AP puts capital works on fast-track K VARAPRASADA RAO Amaravati: Putting capital works on the fast-track, the state government is striving to complete major works of Amaravati Government Complex by the end of this year and is making efforts to raise funds for the capital city works. Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has already directed the APCRDA officials that he doesn’t want any doubts in the minds of people over the construction of the capital city in the backdrop of ongoing clash with the Centre and wanted some visible development in the capital city works. The CRDA has been directed to raise funds from various ﬁnancing sources such as commercial banks, multilaterals, HUDCO and bonds. The government will release Amaravati bonds within a week or 10 days. The CRDA needs Rs 48,115 crore for the capital construction phase-1. The APCRDA has decided to complete all internal roads in the capital city by the beginning of monsoon. As part of the efforts to speed up the works, the government has already ﬁnalised designs for the iconic Assembly, High Court and Secretariat. Detailed Project Reports for infrastructure for Rs 48,000 crore have been prepared. Tenders have been issued for the Amaravati Government Complex infrastructure on May 16, and the due date for submission for contractors is June 16. The government is also planning shopping malls, 4 and 5-star hotels, the sculpture garden and other facilities to increase tourism potential in the capital city. The CRDA has signed Letters of Intent with hotels for building 1,800 hotel rooms for tourists. Continued on Page 4 match-fixers', which will be aired by Al Jazeera on Sunday, shows Tharanga Indika, curator of Galle International Stadium, in a sting operation where he admitted to having altered the pitch for result-oriented outcomes, earlier on. OUR BUREAU day before the beginning of the party’s annual conclave - Mahanadu -- in Vijayawada, the official website of the Telugu Desam Party (telugudesam.org) was crashed. The IT experts working on the website suspected hacking of the website by some unscrupulous elements. IT minister N Lokesh instructed the IT wing officials to find the reasons behind the sudden crash of the website. The cyber security wing has also plunged into action and launched an investigation into the crash. But this year Mahanadu assumed signiﬁcance in many angles. Recently the Telugu Desam withdrew the support to the BJP and cancelled the election alliance also. Apart from this, the agitations are going on in the State for special category status. Hence the tussle is continuing between the Telugu Desam and the BJP along with Opposition Apart from the curator, a Mumbai-based former cricketer Robin Morris and Tharindu Mendis, a professional player from Colombo, were also seen discussing how to change pitch conditions to favour certain bookmakers. The documentary also showed that the trio was successful in fixing two Tests, featuring India and Australia against the host nation. The match in question was the first Test between India and Sri Lanka played at Galle from July 26 to 29. S P12 quality, he added. Hire the best consultants, and use the latest technology to ensure drug testing, quality checks and ensuring training programmes, equipment and laboratories to farmers, he said. “Our shrimp should be anti-bioticfree,” Naidu told the farmers. Continued on Page 4 11 killed in TS road mishap Mahanadu set to draw TDP roadmap for 2019 polls CBSE CLASS XII RESULTS New Delhi: The CBSE on Saturday announced the results for Class XII examinations and the top three positions have been clinched by girls. With 499 marks out of 500, Meghna Srivastava from Noida's Step by Step School secured the ﬁrst position, followed by Anoushka Chandra of Ghaziabad's SAJ School at 498 and Chahat Bodhraj from Jaipur's Neerja Modi School at the third position with 497 marks. Besides, Chahat, six others got 497 marks out of 500. Ludhiana's Astha Bamba, Tanuja Kapri from Haridwar, Supriya Kaushik from Noida, Ghaziabad's Nakul Amaravati: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu announced power subsidy to aqua farmers in the state during an interaction with them at his residence on Saturday. Naidu met with aqua farmers and exporters to reaffirm the goal to make aquaculture disease-free and pollution-free. With this announcement, the aqua farmers will get a unit of electricity at the rate of Rs 2 only. To provide this subsidy, the officials estimated that there will be Rs 350 crore additional burden on the state exchequer. This subsidy will be extended for one year to the aqua farmers, explained Naidu. The Chief Minister discussed the market stabilisation for inland Shrimp during the meeting. Hyderabad: At least 11 people were killed and over 20 injured in a ghastly road accident involving four vehicles on the Rajiv Rahadari at Pragnapur in Siddipet district on Saturday. Police said that a speeding TSRTC bus proceeding from Hyderabad to Karimnagar hit a truck from behind near Pragnapur. The bus was overturned resulting in the death of two passengers on the spot and injuring more than 26. Three of the injured succumbed while undergoing treatment at Gajwel government hospital. Hit by the bus from the rear, the truck driver lost control. The truck ploughed the divider and rammed into an SUV and container truck coming from the opposite direction. Continued on Page 4 IPL Southern Derby today Mumbai: The 51-day T20 carnival is expected to culminate on an exciting note when Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) face-off in the summit clash of the 11th Season of Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Wankhede stadium here on Sunday. S P12
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