The 15{+t}{+h}Annual Day celebrations at Balaji English Medium High School got off to a colour start here on Friday. With the theme of the year being ‘papillon’ French for butterfly, the little ones captured the attention of the audience by presenting a series of cultural performances. Principal of the school M.M. Madana Mala gave away mementoes to toppers of Class X for the year 2012-2013. Rolling shield for the all round performance of the year was presented to Blue House. I.A.S. Officer S. Kishore participated as chief guest.

Sec. 144 at test centres

Orders under Section 144 of Cr.P.C. will be under force from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday in view of the examination for recruitment of village revenue officers and village revenue assistants near the 10 centres for the test under Kancharapalem and airport zones, according to Assistant Commissioner of Police C M Naidu.

Plea for tax exemption

The Vizag Film Society appealed to the State Government to exempt entertainment tax for the film, Minugurulu, directed by Ayodhyakumar Krishnamsetty, since the film is about the problems of students of hostels for visually handicapped. The film is already nominated in seven film festivals, secretary of the society Narava Prakasa Rao said.