www.thehansindia.com WARANGAL TUESDAY 6 NOVEMBER 2018 PAGES 20 `5.00 Forecast: Showers late. Partly cloudy Temp: Max.33°C. Min.23C. Humidity: 50 Sunrise: 06:15 Sunset: 05:46 BIG BUZZ BUILT ON SOCIAL MEDIA SC ORDERS ISSUANCE OF NOTICE External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj with South Korean First Lady Kim Jung sook ahead of a meeting, in New Delhi, Monday Imran ‘begging’ in China: PTV broadcasts PM's speech live Islamabad: Pakistan's state-run news channel PTV ran "Begging" dateline instead of "Beijing" on screen during the live broadcast of Prime Minister Imran Khan's speech in China and became a target of trolling by netizens. Khan, who is on an oﬃcial trip to China to secure ﬁnancial support from Beijing for his cash-strapped country, was on Sunday addressing a ceremony at the Central Party School (of the Communist Party of China) in Beijing which was shown live by PTV. During the telecast of Khan's address on PTV, his location was misspelled from "Beijing" to "begging" in the top left corner of the screen. SBI returns to profit after 9 months Mumbai: After three quarters of continuous losses, a massive onetime gain and better asset quality helped the SBI on Monday report a consolidated net profit of Rs 576 crore for the September quarter, down 69 per cent y-o-y. The country's largest lender had posted a Rs 4,875.85 crore net loss in the previous quarter. At the standalone level, net income fell 40 per cent to Rs 944.9 crore from Rs 1,581.55 crore on the back of better asset quality. 8 P8 BUSINESS WINDOWS REGION H Simultaneously published from Hyderabad | Warangal | Tirupati | Amaravati | Visakhapatnam | Khammam | Kurnool | Delhi H Bifurcation of HC to complete by Jan 1 AP HC to function in temporary building OUR BUREAU New Delhi: A Supreme Court bench comprising Justice A K Sikri and Justice Ashok Bhushan here on Monday directed the competent authority to issue the bifurcation notice of the High Court of Judicature, Hyderabad into AP and Telangana High Courts by January 1, 2019. The bench expressed satisfaction over the timeline given by the AP government with regard to the construction of infrastructure and also took into consideration the satisfaction expressed by the committee of judges that had gone into all aspects over the ad hoc arrangements in pronouncing so. The bench said "....it can be discerned that the building where the High Court of Andhra Pradesh would be temporarily shifted would be ready by December 15, 2018. It is also clear that the Judges of the High Court, who would become judges of the High Court of Andhra Pradesh, are satisﬁed with the facilities in the said building inasmuch as Full Court of the High Court has approved the proposal after Inspection Committee of Judges submitted a report in this behalf. Senior counsel for AP government Nariman also made a statement at the bar that the government would be hiring villas to take care of the residential needs of the judges at Amaravati. Continued on Page 4 HC division, IR figure in Guv-KCR meet OUR BUREAU Hyderabad: A crucial meeting between Governor ESL Narasimhan and Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao was held at the former’s official residence Raj Bhavan here on Monday. The meeting lasted for more than two hours. Official sources said KCR discussed the division of the High Court following Supreme Court’s nod to the long-pending demand of the TRS for the bifurcation of the High Court. The possibility of the announcement of Interim Relief (IR) to the state government employees before the notiﬁcation for the conduct of Assembly elections issued and progress in the implementation of the Rythu Bandhu scheme were among the other issues ﬁgured in the meeting. The sources said the Chief Minister wants to announce IR before the notiﬁcation is issued on November 12, despite model code of conduct being in force. The officials argue that the Election Commission would permit the announcement of IR since the decision was taken before the schedule for the elections to the Telangana Assembly was announced on October 6. GOLD SALES LOSE SHEEN THIS DIWALI CONGRESS, TJS KEEP CARDS CLOSE TO CHEST Uttam heading for Delhi to get approval for TJS seats OUR BUREAU Hyderabad: Even as the stalemate continued on Monday over the seat sharing between the Congress and Telangana Jana Samithi, Prof Kondandaram seems to be happy over the number of seats which the Congress intends to offer. Telangana PCC president N Uttam Kumar Reddy said that talks with Kodandaram were fruitful, but Prof Kondadaram did not speak to media after coming out of the meeting held at a city hotel. Later, TJS in a press statement said that party would hold an internal meeting on Tuesday and give its response. After instructions from Congress high command, TPCC leadership shifted its focus on ﬁnalising the seat-sharing issue with its alliance partners. In continuation of meeting with TJS chief Prof Kodandaram held on Saturday, Uttam, Mallu Bhatti Vikramarka and others held another round of discussions with Kodandaram on Monday evening. Although it was reported that all parties in talks for Mahakutami would attend, there was no INDIA COMPLETES N-TRIAD Modi warns ‘N-blackmailers’ With INS Arihant’s successful patrol, India joins nuclear missile club New Delhi: With nuclear-capable submarine INS Arihant successfully returning from deterrence patrol, India on Monday completed its nuclear triad achieving strike capabilities in air, land and sea, a feat Prime Minister Narendra Modi said is a "ﬁtting response to those who indulge in nuclear blackmail". Congratulating the crew of Strategic Strike Nuclear Submarine (SSBN) INS Arihant, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, "Today is historic because it marks the completing of the successful establishment of the nuclear triad. India's nuclear triad will be an important pillar of global peace and stability." "The success of INS Arihant enhances India's security needs. In an era such as this, a credible nuclear deterrence is the need of the hour It is an open warning to the enemies of India and of peace that they better not indulge in any misadventure against India," Modi said. The 6,000-tonne Arihant was built under the Advanced Technology Vessel (ATV) project at The 6,000-tonne Arihant was built under the Advanced Technology Vessel (ATV) project at the Ship Building Centre in Visakhapatnam the Ship Building Centre at Visakhapatnam. Launched on July 26, 2009 by then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, the submarine was commissioned in August 2016 after a series of extensive sea trials. Modi said the successful completion of its deterrence patrol "gives a ﬁtting response to those who indulge in nuclear blackmail", and stressed that although India was a peaceful nation but it would not spare anyone who dares to provoke it. He said with the nation achieving N-strike capabilities in deep sea along with air and land, it has established a credible deterrence and Arihant will contribute to the atmosphere of peace in the region. "India is a land of peace. Values of togetherness are enshrined in our culture. Peace is our strength, not our weakness. Our nuclear programme must be seen with regard to India's efforts to further world peace and stability. Our atomic weapons are not part of any attack policy. The achievement is very important for peace, security and stability in Indo-Paciﬁc region," Modi said. Uttam Kumar Reddy leaving a city hotel after Kutami talks participation from T-TDP and CPI. T-TDP president L Ramana gave clariﬁcation that he did not attend as TDP had reached an understanding on seat share in the alliance while Chada Venkat Reddy, CPI state secretary said that he was not invited for the talks. After Kodandaram left the meeting “mid-way” from the meeting there were speculations that talks had remained inconclusive. However, Uttam Kumar Amid tight security, Sabari opens for rituals Sabarimala: The Sabarimala shrine opened at 5 pm on Monday for the Chithira Aatta Visesham, as thousands of Lord Ayyappa devotees thronged the hill shrine for the special puja. The shrine will close at 10 pm on Tuesday, before opening again on November 17 for the annual Mandala Puja-Makaravilakku festival that attracts crores of pilgrims. The Sabarimala temple has reopened on Monday as thousands of police personnel, including women, kept stern vigil to prevent any recurrence of the largescale violence seen at the hilltop shrine in Kerala’s Pathanamthitta last month by protesters against the Supreme Court ruling allowing entry of women of all ages. The tantri (supreme priest) opened the doors of the ancient temple to Lord Ayyappa at 5 pm. At least 5000 devotees, waited in long, winding queues as people were only being allowed in small batches due to In a ﬁrst, poll panel plans CCTV cameras in all booths OUR BUREAU Hyderabad: In a ﬁrst in the country, the Election Commission of India in coordination with State Government has come up with a proposal to install CCTVs at all polling booths to ensure the assembly elections are held in a free-and-fair manner in the pollbound Telangana. Under the proposal, all 32,572 polling booths will be equipped with CCTV cameras with internet connection. In case the net access is not available, data cards will be provided to connect the CCTVs with central monitoring system to be established at ECI office in New Delhi and also in Telangana Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) office in Hyderabad. The new facility will help the EC to assess the 32,572 POLLING BOOTHS TO STREAM POLL PROGRESS THROUGH NET Reddy, emerging out of the hotel, told media that talks were held in an amicable atmosphere. He dismissed reports that Kodandaram left the meeting in a huff. He expressed hope that seats issue in Mahakutami parties will be settled by Tuesday. The TPCC chief said that he was leaving for New Delhi on Tuesday for Congress screening committee meetingHe would return to Hyderabad by Tuesday evening. Continued on Page 4 polling pattern in every booth from time to time and also address technical or other poll related difficulties, if any notices, during the polling hours. Officials said that the ECI officials mooted the proposal to install CCTVs in every booth in video conference conducted with state Chief Secretary SK Joshi, DGP M Mahender Reddy, Telangana CEO Rajat Kumar and others. The state government has come forward and promised all assistance required for the big task. The EC officials said that the main objective of equipping each booth with CCTV is to check malpractices in the polling process. In the earlier elections, the commission deployed videographers with digital cameras and recorded the Continued on Page 4 polling process. prohibitory orders imposed in the area banning large gatherings. Though no woman pilgrim was seen initially despite a senior police official assuring any woman willing to trek to the temple would be escorted there, a woman later approached the police at the Pambha base camp. But as Anju, who was accompanied by her husband and two children, appeared, hymn-chanting devotees blocked the trekking path. The protest was led by Hindu Aikya Vedi leader Sasikala. The Sree Chithira Attathirunal pooja, an offering to honour the last king of the erstwhile Travancore dynasty Sree Chithira Tirunal Balarama Varma, is being held on Monday before the temple closes at 10 pm. The temple will also be open Tuesday. No untoward incident was reported from two base camps, Nilakkal and Pambha, and othContinued on Page 4 er areas. Rajahmundry flight suffers engine failure Chennai: An IndiGo aircraft with 47 passengers suffered a mid-air shut down of one of its engines, forcing it to make an emergency landing at the airport here, a DGCA official said Monday. The Chennai-bound flight of the budget carrier from Rajahmundry in Andhra Pradesh landed under full emergency conditions on Sunday evening and all passengers disembarked safely, airport authorities said. "There was loss of oil in one of the engines which led to its mid-air failure and the subsequent emergency landing of the plane," the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) official said. "Worse, despite loss of oil, the pilot chose to do a go-around instead of landing directly," the official said, adding the aviation regulator has begun its probe into the incident.
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