April 7: Three more persons were arrested by sleuths of the forest department on Tuesday for killing a tiger in Narsampet reserve forest area in Khammam district. Three others had been arrested earlier.
The trio arrested on Tuesday confessed that they had skinned the tiger after trapping and killing it. The aim was to make a neat profit by selling the skin and claws.

Enabavi, a village of 52 families, is abuzz. It is hosting farmers from the nearby Kallem village who have come here for tips on profitable agriculture. Those who missed the excitement of the Green Revolution in the 1960s can get a glimpse

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Compensation fails to rehabilitate Polavaram

Rajahmundry, Nov. 25: The state government issued an order declaring Papikonda Wildlife Sanctuary as a National Park recently. The government issued GO No. 144 declaring the wildlife sanctuary as a national park to be developed in an area covering about 1,012.85 square kilometres.

Hyderabad, Nov. 4: The state government issued orders notifying Papikonda wildlife sanctuary as a national park. This became necessary as works were taken up in the sanctuary area for the Polavaram project. The animals in the national park will be shifted.

Hyderabad Oct. 16: The Union government granted reconnaissance permit to two companies for the mining of gold, diamond, iron, copper, lead, zinc and silver and other precious minerals. The Union ministry of mines informed the state government that it had permitted the Bengaluru-based Geo Mysore Service (India) Private Limited and the New Delhi-based M/s Premier Nickel Mines Pvt.

Rajahmundry, Oct. 14: The Centre is planning to develop the Papikonda wildlife sanctuary into a national park. The sanctuary is around 591 sq kms area and is spread over in East Godavari, West Godavari and Khammam districts. The forest authorities have recently carried out a survey to identify the thick forest areas adjoining the sanctuary limits and identified nearly 283 sq km.

KHAMMAM: Mobs held sway over this town on Friday as they repeatedly raided numerous fertilizer outlets with the police, unable to control the situation, watching helplessly.

Ibrahim Hafeezur Rehman

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