Dump unearthed

NIZAMABAD: The Jakranpally police on Sunday unearthed a Maoist dump at Kaligote forest area and arrested three Maoists Neredi Subender, Sangem Ashok and G. Gangadhar. During interrogation, they revealed that the explosive material was handed over to them by Satish, Sirnapalli dalam commander, for blasting the MDO office, Mahesh Chadra Laddha, SP, said. - Staff Reporter

Naxal arrested

NALGONDA: The Nalgonda police have arrested a Maoist Md. Abbas alias Ramesh, 19, of Velvarthy in Valigonda mandal. M.M. Bhagwat, SP, on Sunday said that Abbas was part of the dalam in the attack on Atmakur (M) police station on August 18. - Staff Reporter

Two die of malaria?

ADILABAD: A person Nayini Gangayya, 40, and Sadanandam, 12 of Achelli in Chnitakunta panchayat in Sirpur (T) mandal died late on Saturday reportedly due to cerebral malaria. One person was serious while 20 others were said to be down with the symptoms. - Staff Reporter

Liquor destroyed

ADILABAD: Nearly 50 women of Mahalaxmiwada on Sunday destroyed a few boxes of liquor being sold in the locality from a belt shop. The women belonging to the TDP marched towards the shop and smashed beer and cheap liquor bottles. - Staff Reporter

Seventh class exam

HYDERABAD: The last date for submission of fee for seventh class common examination-2007 for regular, and private students is November 2. However, they can pay the fee till November 9 with a late fee of Rs. 10, November 16 with a late fee of Rs. 20, November 23 with a late fee of Rs. 40, November 30 with a late fee of Rs. 100 and December 7 with a late fee of Rs. 150. Exam fee for regular candidates is Rs. 60. - Staff Reporter

Assessing Collectors

ANANTAPUR: Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy on Sunday said efficiency of Collectors would be assessed based on their performance in execution of irrigation works, Indiramma and job-linked programmes. He said Anantapur district fared well on irrigation and Indiramma fronts but lagged behind in implementing employment programmes. - Staff Reporter

1,000 DVDs seized

TIRUPATI: The anti-video piracy cell cracked the whip on what is believed to be a well-established smuggling network and seized two parcels containing 1,000 DVDs from a parcel service on Saturday. The DVDs contained, in all, 2,070 films, including those of `Stalin,' `Bommarillu,' `Pokiri,' etc. One Bukka Raju (25), hailing from Korlagunta area of the town, who came to receive the parcel, was rounded up and handed over to the police. - Staff Reporter

Moving court on polls

HYDERABAD: The Andhra Pradesh Primary Teachers' Association has decided to approach the High Court demanding voting rights for those teaching classes one to five in the Legislative Council elections, according to Y.S. Sharma, president, and Syed Showkath Ali, general secretary, in a statement. - Special Correspondent

Plea on regularisation

HYDERABAD: The Andhra Pradesh Anganwadi Workers and Helpers Association has asked the Government to regularise the services of over one lakh members working in different districts of the State.

The association, affiliated to the AITUC, wanted steps to be taken to provide minimum basic facilities for anganwadi workers. - Special Correspondent

Heart surgery

KADAPA: Seventy congenital heart patients were recommended to undergo surgery out of 126 examined at a free cardiac screening camp at Proddatur on

Sunday.

Free diabetes camp

KADAPA: A free diabetes and blindness control camp will be held at Proddatur on October 12, 13 and 15, to mark the National Blindness Control Day celebrations, Rotary Service Complex Trust president T. Krishna and secretary M.V.N. Prabhu, said on Sunday.

Mr. Krishna urged patients to register their names at the Rotary Trust from Monday onwards. Meanwhile, an intra-ocular lens implantation camp would be held at Kamanur Primary Health Centre in Proddatur mandal on October 12, Mr. Krishna said.

Senior CPI leader joins CPI(M)

KADAPA: A senior CPI leader K. Linga Murthy (65) and a dozen activists quit the CPI and joined the CPI (M) on Sunday.

Former CPI district council member M. Vijaya Kumar, Insaf general secretary S. Mahabub Basha and about a dozen CPI leaders of Pendlimarry mandal also joined the CPI (M) on Sunday.

Mobile medical unit launched

KURNOOL: Nandendla Subramanyam Charitable Trust launched a mobile medical unit in Nallamala Chenchu area on Saturday. The trust offered the services of two doctors and supplied medicines .

The mobile unit would cover Chenchu hamlets on every Saturday. Maoist's body handed over to relatives

VISAKHAPATNAM: The body of Kadari Ramulu alias RK, CPI (Maoist) East Division Committee member who was killed in an encounter at Gorlagondi in Koyyuru mandal of the district on Satruday, was handed over to his relatives from Karimnagar district on Sunday at Narsipatnam after post mortem. Superintendent of Police J.G. Murali said transport and other arrangements had been made by the Police Department to enable his relatives to take the body. Eighteen persons came from Karimnagar to Narsipatnam to take the body. - Staff Reporter

Rotary clinic

Kasthuriba Gandhi Ashram (East Godavari): The five-member British team, which was here on Sunday to participate in the inauguration of the Rotary Clinic, was all praise for the services being rendered by Rotary clubs in India.

The team, which is a part of the Rotary Club of Tamworth, U.K., in association with Rajahmundry River City with a matching grant from the Rotary International, have set up a clinic -- Yannamani Pushpa Memorial Rotary Clinic.-Staff Reporter