Ongole, May 10: The Telugu Desam president, Mr N. Chandrababu Naidu, demanded on Monday at Podili the inclusion of agricultural works in the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme to benefit farmers.

April 29: The minister for mines, geology, textiles and handlooms, Mr Balineni Srinivasa Reddy, assured the people to resolve drinking water difficulties. He participated in the Praja Patham programmes in the town on Thursday where he received complaints about drinking water troubles from people.

April 29: Vigilance and enforcement officials seized six earth moving machines, 26 lorries and eight tractors used for excavation of sand illegally from the sand reaches of the Pennar river near Jonnawada in Buchireddyp-alem mandal and Pothireddypalem in Kovur mandal during surprise raids on Thursday.

April 28: The Communist Party of India state secretary, Mr K. Narayana, said on Wednesday at Kanaparti village of Nagulappadu mandal that Tanguturu Prakasam Pantulu had sacrificed his assets for helping the needy but the Chief Minister, Mr K. Rosaiah, was trying to snatch the assets of people in the name of industries.

March 29: Revenue authorities have formed teams to expedite the land acquisition for proposed railway line from Obulavaripalli in Kadapa district to Krishnapatnam in SPSR Nellore district.

Nellore, Feb. 14: Nellore rural legislator, Mr Anam Vivekananda Reddy, is all set to raise the issue of largescale irregularities in various ongoing irrigation works in PSR Nellore district in the Assembly sessions beginning on Monday.

Tirupati, Jan. 11: The minister for forests and environment, Dr P. Ramachandra Reddy, on Monday said that the department would spend Rs 75 crore by March 2010 as part of the ongoing mechanism to protect the forest cover in the state.

This note discusses the wildlife casualties due to vehicular traffic in Sriharikota Island from observations carried out from January 2002 to December 2003.

Nellore, Dec. 2: More than 1,132 hectares of land dotted by silica mines is going to be a part of the Port-based SEZ proposed in the southern side of the Krishnapatnam port. The port itself will run the special economic zone, revenue officials said.

Sreenivas Janyala Posted: Friday , Jun 05, 2009 at 0134 hrs IST

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