www.thehansindia.com KURNOOL THURSDAY 26 JULY 2018 PAGES 16 `5.00 Forecast: Showers late. Morning clouds Temp: Max.34°C. Min.26°C. Humidity: 34% Sunrise: 05:57 Sunset: 06:50 H Simultaneously published from Hyderabad | Warangal | Tirupati | Amaravati | Visakhapatnam | Khammam | Kurnool | Delhi H WINDOWS Visit villages, CM tells officials Dhivya Suryadevara in Fortune 40 list A F our persons of India-origin, including Chennai-born CFO of General Motors Dhivya Suryadevara, have been named by Fortune among 40 of the most influential and inspiring young people in business under the age of 40. s part of the ongoing Grama Darsini– Grama Vikasam programme, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu directed all the department heads and collectors to visit villages in the coming 10 months. P5 A policeman defends himself as Maratha Kranti Morcha protesters pelt stones during their statewide bandh, called for reservations in jobs and education protesters, in Thane on Wednesday BNI Hyd annual conclave on July 28 Hyderabad: BNI Hyderabad Chapter, a referral network for entrepreneurs and businessmen, will hold ‘Go Nat 2018’, its MSME seminar and exhibition, at Hitex in the city on July 28. Over 2,000 people, mostly members of Business Network International (BNI) from Hyderabad and other parts of the country, are expected to take part in the oneday event in which experts and eminent people will help BNI members finetune their entrepreneurial skills. Organisers are also holding an exhibition with 100 stalls. S P13 Why hue and cry over lynching: Yogi Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said incidents of mob lynching are being given unnecessary importance. The Chief Minister told ANI, that humans are important but so are cows and both need to be protected. While accusing the Congress of fuelling the issue, Adityanath said, "These incidents (mob lynching) are given unnecessary importance. If you talk about mob lynching, what was 1984? Law and order is a matter of state. S P11 Italian photographer’s apology after outrage New Delhi/London: A series of photographs on hunger in India that show villagers posing next to tables full of food has sparked a backlash online and been branded as exploitative "poverty porn" by critics. The pictures by Italian photographer Alessio Mamo, which show children covering their eyes next to fake meals, went viral. S P11 P13 TDP PLANS PRIVILEGE MOTION AGAINST PM OUR BUREAU Amaravati: Not one to slacken the movement against the Centre, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday asked his MPs to move a privilege motion against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for misleading the House while replying to debate on no-confidence motion moved by the TDP in Lok Sabha recently. Naidu is of the view that both the Prime Minister and other Union Ministers fed the House with half-baked truths while replying to queries raised by the TDP members on why the Centre had gone back on delivering Special Category Status and implementing promises made in AP State Reorganisation Cong privilege move against PM, DM on Rafale TDP MPs stage a protest demanding special status for the state of Andhra Pradesh, during the Monsoon session of Parliament, in New Delhi on Wednesday Act, 2014. Chandrababu Naidu, during a teleconference with MPs, said: “The Prime Minister informed the House that the 14th Finance Commission had not allowed granting Special Cate- gory Status which, in fact, was not true. On top of this, central ministers had declared that they had fulfilled more than 90 per cent of the promises made in the AP State Reorganisation Act, New Delhi: The Congress on Wednesday pressed for its privilege motion against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for allegedly misleading the House on the Rafale fighter jets deal with France. which was also not true.” Naidu also asked them to mobilise support from other political parties before they moved the privilege motion against the Prime Minister. Continued on P6 Imran Khan leads in Pak polls Former cricketer’s PTI leads in 64 seats; Sharif’s PML-N 46 Islamabad: Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) was leading on 64 parliamentary seats on Wednesday, while its main rival Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PMLN) was ahead on 46 seats in the initial round of the counting in an election marred by a deadly suicide attack and allegations of manipulations by the powerful military. The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) of former president Asif Ali Zardari was leading on 28 seats, indicating that he could play a 'kingmaker' in case of a hung parliament, according 2 Kerala cops get death for custodial killing Thiruvananthapuram: A CBI Special Court here on Wednesday sentenced to death two policemen and three others to rigorous imprisonment for three years in a case of custodial torture and death 13 years ago. Those handed out capital punishment include Constables K Jithukumar and S V Sreekumar, who had detained Udayakumar who later died in custody. to media reports. Independents were leading on 20 seats. The Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) - an alliance of traditional religious parties such as Jamaat-eIslami led by Qazi Hussain Ahmed, Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl headed by Maulana Fazlur Rehman, Jamiat Ulema-e-Pakistan led by Maulana Shah Ahmad Noorani and Tehreeke-Jafaria led by Allama Sajid Naqvi was leading on 11 seats. A party can only form the government if it manages to clinch 172 seats in total. Pakistan's National Assembly comprises a total of 342 members, of which 272 are directly elected whereas the rest - 60 seats reserved for women and 10 for religious miContinued on P6 norities. PM Modi pays tribute to India’s ﬁrst home minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel after unveiling his bust along with Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni in Kampala on Wednesday Will deepen partnership with Africa: PM Modi Says India will work with African nations to keep oceans open Kampala: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said India will deepen its development and security partnership with Africa that will build instruments of empowerment in the continent. "Our development partnership will be guided by your priorities. It will be on terms that will be comfortable for you, that will liberate your potential and not constrain your future," said the Prime Minister, addressing Uganda's Parliament. "We will rely on African talent and skills. We will build as much local capacity and create as many local opportunities as possible," he said. Modi said that Africa will be at the top of India's foreign policy agenda and enunciated 10 principles that will guide the country's engagement with the region. Continued on P6 Kampala: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni unveiled a bust of India's ﬁrst home minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel at the Indian community event they addressed in Kampala. "Saluting the 'Loh Purush'! PM @narendramodi and Ugandan President Museveni unveil the bust of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel at the Indian community reception," Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said in a tweet, which accompanied two photographs of the two leaders. Modi in S Africa for BRICS Summit Pretoria: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Wednesday accorded a warm welcome as he arrived here on a threeday visit to attend the BRICS Summit hosted by South Africa. Modi arrived here from Uganda's capital Kampala, the ﬁrst bilateral tour by an Indian Prime Minister since 1997. He will participate in the BRICS Summit, whose theme this year is 'BRICS in Africa'. COCKFIGHTING AP MP, 6 MLAs impleaded in case Hyderabad: The Hyderabad High Court has impleaded 17 public representatives, including an MP and eight legislators of Andhra Pradesh, for alleged violation of the court orders banning cockfighting. Thotha Narasimham, a member of Lok Sabha, belonging to Andhra Pradesh's ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP), six members of Legislative Assembly and two members of Legislative Council were among the public representatives impleaded as respondents by the court in the writ petition ﬁled by an animal rescue organi- sation. A division bench comprising Chief Justice T Radhakrishnan and Justice Ramesh Ranganathan of the High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad for Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, suo moto impleaded the public representatives, whose list was furnished by the Advocate-Gen- eral. While the state government maintained that the public representatives were only present in the cockﬁght events held during Sankranti 2018, the petitioners claimed that they had actively participated in cockﬁghting. "As action, if any, for wilful and deliberate violation of earlier order of the Division Bench, can only be taken after these individuals are given an opportunity of being heard, it is necessary that they be impleaded as respondents in these writ petitions," says the order dated July 10. Continued on P6 LUNAR ECLIPSE Tirumala shrine to close at 5 pm tomorrow OUR BUREAU Tirumala: The temple doors of hill shrine of Sri Venkateswara Swamy will remain closed for almost 12 hours owing to lunar eclipse on July 27. As the occurrence of total lunar eclipse is evident between 11.54 pm of July till 3.49 am of July 28, as per the temple tradition, the main doors will be closed six hours prior to eclipse by 5 pm on July 27, ending the darshan for the pilgrims on that day early. Again, the temple doors will be opened at 4.15 am PM unveils Patel’s statue in Uganda with Suprabhata Seva followed by Suddhi and Punyahavachanam (Purifactory cere- monies). Later, remaining predawn Arjitha sevas are obContinued on P6 served. S Doors will be reopened at 4.15 am on July 28 S No Annaprasadam on July 27 since 5 pm but 20,000 food packets will be distributed to pilgrims from 3 pm to 5 pm at various points S The closure time will be same at all the temples under the control of TTD CCMB Director Dr Rakesh K Mishra (centre) along with chief scientist Dr Jyotsna Dhawan (right) and her PhD student Ajoy Aloysius (left) addressing media at CCMB on Wednesday Hope for muscular dystrophy patients OUR BUREAU This will now pave way for advanced studies on mice to furHyderabad: Muscular dystrother understand how it can be phy is one of the rare diseases put to application for prepafor which there is no cure. ration of drugs for treating afMuscular dystrophy is fected patients. caused by genetic CCMB director Dr CCMB mutations that inRakesh Kumar terfere with the Mishra, chief sciscientists take a production of entist Dr Jyotsignificant step in muscle prosna Dhawan finding a pathway teins that are and her Ph.D which can lead to needed to student Ajoy build and Aloysius advanced studies maintain shared details leading to healthy musof the research preparation of cles. However, ﬁndings at a press drug patients affected by meet held in CCMB this dreaded disease premises on Wednesday. can hope for a cure in the near Muscle stem cells (MuSC) future. CCMB researchers, afalso called satellite cells stay ter a 6-year study discovered in a sleeping or quiet stage, as a pathway that was published if silently waiting to be called in the acclaimed journal Sciin an event of an injury. Continued on P6 ence Signalling this week.
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