VOL. 6 | NO. 134 | SUNDAY 11 OCTOBER 2020 | KURNOOL | PAGES 8 | `5.00 www.thehansindia.com Forecast: A few tstorms. Mostly cloudy. Temp: Max.31°C. Min.24°C. Humidity: 66% Sunrise: 06:09 Sunset: 05:59 H Simultaneously published from Hyderabad | Warangal | Tirupati | Amaravati | Visakhapatnam | Khammam | Kurnool | Delhi H H Follow @ WINDOWS /thehansindia | /thehansindiaweb | /thehansindia | /thehansindia | /thehansindia H Jagan complains to CJI against Justice Ramana Alleges ‘interference’ in Amaravati land scam case HANS NEWS SERVICE Officials present a mask to a vegetable vendor during ‘Mask Enforcement Day' as part of an initiative by the State Government to curb COVID-19 spread, in Agartala on Saturday BARC scientist goes missing from Mysuru Mysuru: A 24-year-old scientist working in the Rare Materials Project at the Bhabha Atomic Research Institute near Mysuru has gone missing for the last four days, the police said. Assistant Scientiﬁc Officer Gulla Abhisheka Reddy, 24, was a resident of Cauvery Layout (New Janata Colony) at Yelawala in Mysuru. Reddy had moved to Mysuru from Chitturu district in Andhra Pradesh a year ago after he secured a job at BARC, 15 km from Mysuru. The police suspect that since he was allegedly suffering from depression and migraine, he left without informing anyone. Second US Prez debate cancelled Washington: The planned October 15 debate between US President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden was officially cancelled on Friday a day after Trump rejected a decision by the nonpartisan commission organizing it to change its format to a virtual event to guard against the spread of Covid-19. The debate, originally scheduled as a town hall-style encounter in Miami, was intended to be the second of three presidential debates. The ﬁnal one is planned for October 22 in Nashville, Tennessee. Amaravati: AP Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy has gone ahead and complained to Chief Justice of India S A Bobde against the Apex Court Justice N V Ramana about his ‘interference’ in the judicial processes of the AP High Court, particularly in the issue of alleged Amaravati land scam. The AP government had earlier launched an investigation into the alleged scam and issued GOs scrapping the CRDA. It may be recalled that the is- HATHRAS ALERT Centre draws new roadmap to boost women’s safety Zero FIR, dying declaration, probe in 2 months a must New Delhi: Amid rising cases of crimes against women in the country and the uproar over the Hathras gangrape and murder, the Centre has issued a fresh advisory to states and UTs reiterating existing guidelines on women’s safety. In the advisory, the Ministry of Home Affairs said action must be taken by the police in cases of crimes against women, adding probe into rape cases must be completed within two months as per law and that dying declaration of a victim can’t be discarded merely File Photo because it has not been recorded by a magistrate. The detailed three-page advisory came days after the gangrape and murder of a 20-year-old Dalit woman at Hathras in Uttar Pradesh, which sparked nationwide outrage. The MHA said there should be compulsory AP, TS share ranks in Eamcet 2020 S S 84.78% candidates qualify in engineering stream 91.77% qualify in agriculture and medical streams TOP 10 (ENGG) V Chaitanya Sindhu with her parents V Sainadh Krishna Sai HANS NEWS SERVICE Vijayawada: Boys outshined girls in Eamcet2020 in the engineering category, while girls outscored boys in the agriculture stream. Students from both the Telugu states, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, shared ﬁve ranks each out of top 10 ranks in the Engineering stream of AP Eamcet, results for which were announced on Saturday. Andhra Pradesh candidates have secured ranks 1,3,6,9 and 10. Telangana candidates Lakshmi Sai Maruthi Bhuvan Reddy got ranks of 2,4,5,7 and 8. Education Minister Audimulapu Suresh on Saturday released the Engineering agriculture and medical Common Entrance Test results. In all, 1,56,953 candidates had appeared for Engineering stream and 1,33,066 of them qualiﬁed the examination with pass percentage of 84.78. In agriculture and medical stream, 75,858 candidates appeared the entrance test and 69,616 have qualiﬁed the test with pass percentage of 91.77. Continued on P4 avilapalli Sainth of Visakhapatnam secured the First rank (1st rank), Kumar Satyam, Hyderabad (2nd rank), Gangula Bhuvan Reddy, Proddutur, YSR Kadapa district (3rd rank). Morreddigari Likhith Reddy, Hyderabad, Rangareddy (4th Rank). Chagari Koushal Kumar Reddy, Secunderabad (5th rank). Sai Teja Varanasi, Hyderabad (7th rank), Hardik Rajpal, Hyderabad, Rangareddy (8th rank), Kottakota Krishna Sai, Srikakulam (9th rank) and L Jitendra, Vizianagaram (10th rank). TOP 10 (AGRI, MED) G uthi Chaitanya Sindhu, Tenali, Guntur district (1st rank), Tripuraneni Lakshmi Sai Maruthi, Tadikonda Guntur district, (2nd rank), V Manoj Kumar, Tirupati, Chittoor district (3rd rank), Darshi Vishnu Sai, Nellore (4th rank), Avula Shubhang, Hyderabad, Rangareddy (5th rank). Sirigireddy Havish Reddy, Hyderabad, Medhcal Malkaji Giri, Telangana (6th rank). Yarragudi Likhitha, Kadapa, Kadapa district (7th rank). Jada Venkata Vinay, Vempalli, YSR Kadapa district (8th rank). Soganuru Nithin Varma, Kurnool (9th rank) and Revanth Murikipudi, Guntur (10th rank) DRDO’s Rustom-2 drone takes off New Delhi: Overcoming the initial programme setbacks, the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has ﬂight tested the Rustom-2 medium altitude long endurance indigenous prototype drone and achieved eight hours of ﬂying at an altitude of 16000 feet at Chitradurga, Karnataka. The prototype is expected to achieve a height of 26000 feet and endurance of 18 hours by 2020 end. Rustom-2 is capable of carrying different combinations of payloads depending on the mission objectives including synthetic sue landed in the High Court in no time. The High Court had stayed the probe against the alleged perpetrators of the scam, including Dammalapati Srinivasa Rao, former Advocate-General and some relatives of Justice N V Ramana. The High Court had also stayed the coverage of the same in the media. Continued on Page 4 INDIA GOES FOR ARMED HERON Rustom-2. The medium altitude long endurance indigenous prototype drone aperture radar, electronic intelligence systems and situational awareness systems. It has a satellite communication link to relay situation in the battle theatre on real time basis. “The Rustom-2 had one hour of fuel left after eight hours of test ﬂying at Challakere aeronautical test range in Chitradurga district of Karanataka and had achieved the test ﬂight ceiling,” said a senior official. While the DRDO expects Rustom-2 surveillance drone to match the speciﬁcations of the Israeli Heron unmanned aerial vehicle used by the Indian Air Force and Navy, it has revitalized its drone program with a new mission head and objectives. The push to Rustom-2 program was given after the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) tried to occupy Indian territory in Ladakh on the basis of a 1959 cartographical claim on the Line of Actual Control (LAC). Continued on Page 4 registration of an FIR in case of a cognisable offence under the CrPC, and any failure of the police to adhere to laid-down rules does not augur well for the delivery of justice. The law also enables the police to register an FIR or a “Zero FIR”, in case the crime is committed outside the jurisdiction of the police station, in the event of receipt of the information on the commission of a cognisable offence, which includes cases of sexual assault on women, the ministry said. Continued on Page 4 Pravin Prakash MAJOR CHANGES IN CMO? HANS NEW SERVICE Amaravati: Is there going to be a major change in the CMO? Speculations are rife that the 1994 batch IAS officer Pravin Prakash, Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister in CMO, is likely to go to Central services. Though there has been no official confirmation, grapevine says that he had opted to go Delhi as his wife is an IPS officer and is posted in New Delhi. It may be recalled that Pravin Prakash is the most important officer in CMO. So far the CMO sources had only said that a minor administrative reshuffle appears to be on cards which includes shifting of three IAS officers who so far never got a chance to work as Collectors in districts and shuffling of secretaries of various departments. Jawahar Reddy takes charge as EO of TTD HANS NEWS SERVICE In a brief interaction with media after taking charge, Jawahar Reddy said that he considers that it was his good fortune that he got a chance to serve the Lord and the devotees. He Tirupati: K S Jawahar Reddy, who was appointed as the Tirumala-Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) Executive Officer, took charge on Saturday. TTD Additional EO AV Dharma Reddy handed over the charge to KS Jawahar Reddy at Ranganayaka Mandapam. Later at a brief ceremony at K S Jawahar Reddy assuming charge as TTD EO Bangaru Vakili at Tirumala on Saturday. Additional EO A V he was adminis- Dharma Reddy is also seen tered the oath as the member-secretary of recalled his student days the temple trust board. As and his association with is the practice, the temple Tirupati. He said that he priests gave Vedasirdid his Bachelor in Veterivachanam. Additional EO nary Science from Tirupati AV Dharma Reddy preSV University. sented Srivari Prasadams. He said his focus would Jawahar Reddy, who be on strengthening the reached Tirumala byfoot, present system and to see offered prayers to Lord how to bring more innovaVenkateswara in the sanctions in providing better tum sanctorum along with amenities for the devotees. Continued on Page 4 family members.
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