Jan. 6: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has assigned the job of probing into the Obulapuram Mining Corporation (OMC) to the Hyderabad unit that had earlier probed into the Satyam scam.

The report of the Central Empowered Committee (CEC) submitted to Supreme Court, recommending the cancellation of mining leases belonging to Obulapuram Mining Company (OMC), owned by Reddy brothers of Bellary.

The statistical analysis of hydrologic data derives importance in the planning and design of water resource projects which require information on different hydrologic events that are governed by probability distribution. The present study attempts to select an appropriate probability distribution function to forecast maximum hourly rainfall intensity during southwest monsoon at Kurnool and Ananthapur raingauge stations located in the drought prone area of Rayalseema region of Andhra Pradesh.

A documentary produced and directed by journalist Paranjoy Guha Thakurta throws light on environmental and livelihood issues plaguing the Bellary belt of Karnataka and Anantpur in Andhra Pradesh by the powerful mining mafia.

The little over a two-hour documentary 'Blood and Iron', presents a comprehensive picture of the money, politics and greed of the mining mafia in the area.

It also depic

Anantapur, Dec. 22: The Central Empowered Committee (CEC), constituted by the Supreme Court to look into iron ore mining irregularities at controversial Obulapuram village, visited and examined the boundaries along the AP-Karnataka border on Wednesday.

Committee member secretary Mr M.K. Jeewaraki, members A.D.N. Rao and Mahendra Vyas visited Y.


New Delhi, Nov.

Oct. 7: With the Tungabhadra river flowing in full spate, residents of low-lying areas around Mantralayam were asked to remain alert until water flow receded.

Revenue officials were asked to remain vigilant along the river basin and in low-lying areas until water flow recedes at Man-tralayam.

This new FAO study on Mahbubnagar and Anantapur districts in AP confirms that there is a strong gender dimension to the way in which climate variability is experienced by farmers in their coping strategies to ensure livelihoods and food security.