www.thehansindia.com WARANGAL MONDAY 28 MAY 2018 PAGES 20 `5.00 Forecast: A few showers. Cloudy Temp: Max.42°C. Min.31°C. Humidity: 27% Sunrise: 05:45 Sunset: 06:44 H Simultaneously published from Hyderabad | Warangal | Tirupati | Amaravati | Visakhapatnam | Khammam | Kurnool | Delhi H RAMZAN TIMINGS WINDOWS Iftar Saher (Mon) 6.51 pm Govt gives more Nirav Modi’s assets: ED for teeth to MPTCs immediate confiscation (Tue) 4.10 am M P3 embers of Mandal Parishad Territorial Constituency (MPTC) will now have to put in some extra efforts in the development of rural areas as the State government has given more responsibilities to them in this regard. T he ED is set to move a special court in Mumbai to seek permission for "immediate confiscation" of about Rs 7,000 crore assets of designer diamond jeweller Nirav Modi under the recently promulgated Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance. P9 Cabinet nod for zonal system Political parties Porter Manju Devi hauls luggage of a passenger inside a train compartment, at the railway station in Jaipur, on Sunday. Manju stands tall in her fraternity, being the first woman coolie of North Western Railway, in a profession that is considered only a male bastion Chandy AICC in charge of AP Hyderabad: All-India Congress Committee president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday appointed former Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy as AICC in-charge of Andhra Pradesh as part of reshuffle of party functionaries at the national level. Chandy will replace Digvijay Singh, who was appointed chairman of the Madhya Pradesh Congress Campaign Committee. ‘Red Star’ Madala Ranga Rao dead Hyderabad: Veteran actor and producer Madala Ranga Rao, popularly known as ‘Red Star’, passed away at Star Hospital here on Sunday after a prolonged illness. Recently, he suffered a massive heart attack. Ranga Rao, born at Mynampadu village in Prakasam district on May 25, 1948, started his career in a satirical film ‘Chairman Chalamaiah’ in the 1970s and played the role of a villain in movies like ‘AdambaraluAnubandhalu,’ ‘Pelli Kaani Thandri,’ ‘Bangaru Chellelu,’ and ‘Kartheeka Deepam’ before starting his own banner Navatharam Pictures. KCR to announce farmers insurance scheme on June 2 S State cadre posts to be ﬁlled by promotions S Uniform reservation quota (95 per cent) for locals in government jobs S Modifying school study rule for attaining local status, S Retirement age limit of professors in teaching hospitals increased from 58 to 65 CM LEAVES FOR DELHI OUR BUREAU nonetheless wants to be available in Delhi when it materializes. If the appointment is conﬁrmed, it would be only on Monday since the Prime Mister would leave for abroad on Tuesday. According to CMO sources, KCR will also call on President Ramnath Kovind and explain to him the new zonal system which requires his assent. If KCR meets the Prime Minister, he would most likely to bring to his notice the issues pending post division of the state Hyderabad: Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao left to New Delhi on Sunday to seek President's nod for the changes brought in by his government in the zonal system. According to sources, KCR, after getting the Cabinet approval for the new zonal system earlier in the day, left for nation's capital. Though his appointment with Prime Minister Narendra Modi has not yet been conﬁrmed, he which includes the division of the High Court. He would be staying for about four days in Delhi but his itinerary is not yet known. He is expected to return to Hyderabad in time for attending the Telangana Formation Day celebrations on June 2. The Telangana Cabinet which met earlier under the chairmanship of KCR took a slew of decisions including approving the new Zonal system, increasing local quota reservation in jobs to 95 per cent, modifying school study rule for attaining local status, increasing retirement age limit of professors in teaching hospitals from 58 to 65 years. The Cabinet approved the formation of two multi-zones and seven zones, namely Kaleshwaram, Basara, Rajanna Vemulawada, Bhadradri, Yadadri, Charminar and Jogulamba. The ﬁrst four will be under multizone 1 and the next three would be multi-zone 2. By another decision, the Cabinet approved an important proposal of ﬁlling state cadre posts through promotions only. There will be only four categories of cadres - district, zonal, multizonal and state. The Cabinet also decided to implement a uniform system for all cadre posts moving away from the past practice that had local quota at 80, 70 and 60 per cent for different category of posts. Another key decision taken was modifying existing rule for attaining local status. Continued on P4 out of RTI ambit EC contradicts CIC directive New Delhi: Political parties are out of the purview of the RTI Act, the Election Commission has said in an order which is contrary to the Central Information Commission’s directive bringing six national parties under the transparency law. The poll panel statement, which may prove to be controversial, came while deciding the appeal of an RTI applicant seeking to know donations collected by the six national parties who were brought under the ambit of the transparency law by the CIC in June 2013. “Requisite information is not available in the Commission. This is related to political parties and they are out of purview of the RTI. They may submit information of donation/amount collected through by Electoral bonds in their contribution report for the ﬁnancial year 201718 in the ECI for which the due date is September 30, 2018,” the appeal order citing comment of the Central Public Information TS FORMATION DAY Media blitzkrieg won’t help Modi TRS govt efforts provide a ﬁllip to girls education V R C PHANIHARAN Hyderabad:The relentless efforts by Telangana to put girl students in the centerstage have become a gamechanger in the ﬁeld of education in the state. The government’s efforts have provided an opportunity for tens of thousands of girls aspiring to get higher education in the country. Since the formation of Telangana, the newly formed TRS government has been facing problems on multiple fronts in streamlining the education system from the primary to university level. One among the key issues faced by the government is the higher dropout rate of girls after completing their secondary education. Making things more complicated for their lives the girls as young as middle school level, have been getting married off by parents. In turn, this situation has given rise to another disturbing trend, in which girls as young as 18 years of age become mothers. This results in the number of maternal and infant mortality rates. It was to break this vicious cir- MANN KI BAAT New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated ﬁve tribal students for scaling Mount Everest and also praised the all-women crew of INSV Tarini for circumventing the globe. The tribal students -Maneesha Dhurve, Pramesh Ale, Umakant Madhavi, Kavidas Katmode and Vikas Soyam -- from an cle which has been going for decades, the government has championed the cause of extending residential education to girls till class 12. This was to checkmate the school drop-out rate of girls as well as to prevent child marriages. It was against this backdrop the Centre appointed the Cabinet Advisory Board on Education of Girls headed by Telangana Deputy Chief Minister Kadiyam Srihari and made a pitch for the cause at national level successfully garnering the support from other states. This had made the Centre to extend the Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya (KGBVs) till class 12. Adding to this, scores of girls studying in government-run schools were found with anaemic symptoms making them unable to cope up with education. Following this, the state government has revamped its mid-day meal menu to provide nutritious food so that the adolescent age girls studying in the government schools could come over the problem. That part, the government has also introduced a new scheme providing ‘Health and Hygiene Kits’ (HHK) to about 8 lakh girl students in the state, covering Zilla Parishad, KGBV, Model and Gurukul schools with an annual estimated cost of Rs 85 crore. Kadiyam Srihari said the students stay for 10 months in these residential schools. However, the HHKs are provided to cover entire 12 months. The main objective is to ensure the health of the girl children studying in these schools. In addition to this, the state is starting exclusive residential schools and colleges for girl students and asked the Centre to open up more Gurukul and model schools for girl students belonging to SC and ST groups and to increase intake from current 100 to 200. Officer has said. Pune-based Vihar Dhurve had sought to know through RTI the details of donations collected by the six national parties– the BJP, ConWhen it comes to the RTI Act, the Central Information Commission is the only appellate authority which may declare a body as public authority if it is convinced that the organisation fits into the criteria for being under the Right to Information Act gress, BSP, NCP, CPI and CPM — and the Samajwadi Party through newly introduced electoral bonds. Continued on P4 BJP will be thrown out in 2019 hustings: Naidu OUR BUREAU Chennai Super Kings batsman Shane Watson celebrates his century against Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL 2018 ﬁnal cricket match, in Mumbai on Sunday PARADISE REGAINED FOR CSK Mumbai: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on Sunday demonstrated that when it comes to mastery of the slam-bang variety they are the kings. It hardly mattered to them that they were coming from a two-year suspension. The manner they demolished the pretensions of Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the ﬁnals of the eleventh season of Indian Premier League (IPL) was the perfect fairytale return to the top of the ladder. S Report: P12 Vijayawada: In a vituperative attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday described him as one who lived on publicity, but he should know that it would not go to his rescue at the time of the hustings in 2019. “I am sure the BJP would not return to power at the Centre. Narendra Modi has failed on all fronts. All his populist schemes have come unstuck. His media blitzkrieg will not have any impact on voters,” Naidu said. Chandrababu Naidu, in his presidential address on the inaugural day of 34th three-day Mahanadu, Telugu Desam Party’s annual conclave, where the party ‘s roadmap for the following year is ﬁnalised, called the BJP to account on why it had reneged on its promises made to the people of Andhra Pradesh. Naidu’s focus throughout his address was Narendra Modi and how his schemes had remained non-starters. “Has anyone beneﬁted from any of the Prime Minister’s programmes?” Naidu asked, eliciting response from the audience. Continued on P4 PM pats tribal students for scaling Everest Ashram School in Maharashtra's Chandrapur, scaled the world's highest peak on May 16. Modi, in the 44th edition of his monthly radio address "Mann Ki Baat", said: "These Ashram School students began training in August 2017, covering Wardha, Hyderabad, Darjeeling and LehLadakh. These young boys and girls had been selected under 'Mission Shaurya'. True to its name, they brought glory to the country with their brave deed of conquering the Everest." He also praised several others, including 16-year-old Shivangi Pathak, for scaling the Everest. PRAISES ALL-WOMEN CREW OF INSV TARINI FOR CIRCUMVENTING GLOBE Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves during the roadshow, after inaugurating the 9km long section of Delhi-Meerut expressway, in East Delhi, on Sunday. S Report: P11 Pathak became the youngest Indian woman to scale Everest from the Nepal side. "For centuries, Everest has been throwing the gauntlet at humankind. And for long, brave hearts have been responding to the challenge," he said. He spoke about Ajit Bajaj and his daughter -- the ﬁrst ever father-daughter duo to ascend Everest. Speaking about a Border Security Force (BSF) group who scaled the Everest and while returning, they brought loads of trash littered there, he said: "This deed is commendable indeed; it also displays their com- mitment towards cleanliness and the environment." Modi congratulated the all-women crew of INSV Tarini for circumventing the globe. The team, led by Lt Commander Vartika Joshi and comprising Lt Commanders Pratibha Jamwal and P Swathi and Lieutenants S Vijaya Devi, B Aishwarya and Payal Gupta, had sailed out from Goa in September 2017. "These six illustrious daughters of India circumnavigated the globe for over more than 250 days on board the INSV Tarini, returning home on May 21," he said.
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