Special Correspondent

VISAKHAPATNAM: Andhra Bank Visakhapatnam zone Deputy General Manager K. Sethuprasad on Wednesday handed over a cheque for Rs. 1 lakh to one P. Shymala, nominee of account holder late P.V. Balakrishna under the Jeevan Abhaya savings bank account scheme at the bank's Akkayyapalem branch.

Under the scheme, which is in tie up with the LIC, the SB account holders could get life and accidental cover at the lowest premium. Individuals aged between 18 and 55 are eligible to open the account.

National Science Day

The Visakhapatnam Research Centre of the Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (CIFT) celebrated National Science Day on Wednesday. An exhibition was arranged for the students and the public with the display of photographs, specimens and models of various technologies.

Police curbs

Section 30 of the Indian Police Act will be in force under the limits of I, II, III and IV Town Police Stations for a month from Thursday.

According to Assistant Commissioner of Police (East) C. Ranga Reddy, no meetings and rallies could be conducted without prior police permission. The Act has been enforced in view of MLC elections.