www.thehansindia.com WARANGAL THURSDAY 26 JULY 2018 PAGES 20 `5.00 Forecast: A few showers. Mostly cloudy. Temp: Max.30°C. Min.25°C. Humidity: 35% Sunrise: 05:48 Sunset: 06:48 H Simultaneously published from Hyderabad | Warangal | Tirupati | Amaravati | Visakhapatnam | Khammam | Kurnool | Delhi H WINDOWS Yadadri in grip of plastic menace Dhivya Suryadevara in Fortune 40 list E F ven as social service organisations, government machineries and environmentalists are toiling hard to end the menace of plastic, indiscriminate use of the killer material seems to be on an alarming rise. 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 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 P7 P9 Half-a-dozen new schemes lined up for Aug 15 launch PATAN AFZAL BABU 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 P7 P3 KCR TO SHOWER GIFTS ON I-DAY 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 P9 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. Urban Metro Rail Hyderabad: This Independence Day will be a unique one for Telangana state. Half-a-dozen new schemes and development programmes will be unveiled on August 15. Another half-a-dozen schemes are also under pipeline to be launched on the same day. Farmers insurance scheme, announcement of interim relief (IR) to government employees under new Pay Revision Commission (PRC), launch of the supply of drinking water to all villages under Mission Bhagiratha, inauguration of Metro Rail between LB Nagar and Panjagutta, Kanti Velugu and Dharani programmes will be launched by Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao. Officials said that arrangements are in full swing for the launch of all six schemes. KCR already announced the launch of farmers insurance scheme and Kanti Velugu (eye testing) scheme in his Gajwel Assembly constituency. Continued on P4 Imran Khan leads in Pak polls Former cricketer’s PTI leads in 94 seats; Sharif’s PML-N 53 Islamabad: Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) was leading on 94 parliamentary seats on Wednesday, while its main rival Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PMLN) was ahead on 53 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 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 P4 norities. Urban bodies to get big ﬁllip TS GOVT TO SPEND `55K CR OVER 3 YEARS TO DEVELOP CIVIC BODIES OUR BUREAU Minister for MA&UD K T Rama Rao at a programme of the MA&UD Department at Haritha Plaza in Begumpet, Hyderabad, on Wednesday Hyderabad: As the urban population in Telangana is all set to go up to 44 per cent by 2024, Municipal Administration Minister K T Rama Rao on Tuesday said that the government would spend Rs 55,000 crore in a span of three years on the development of civic bodies. Rama Rao, releasing the annual report of the Municipal Administration and Urban Development department, said that the urban population of Telangana was at present 40 per cent of 3.5 crore of total population Continued on P4 (2011 census). 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 P4 TDP plans privilege motion against PM P4 Tirumala shrine to close at 5 pm tomorrow 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 with Suprabhata Seva followed by Suddhi and Punyahavachanam (Purifactory cere- monies). Later, remaining predawn Arjitha sevas are obContinued on P4 served. 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 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 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'. 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 LUNAR ECLIPSE OUR BUREAU PM unveils Patel’s statue in Uganda 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 P4 ence Signalling this week.
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