Uttrandhra Journalists’ Front will organise a regional convention of working journalists on the backwardness of the North Coastal districts on Saturday marking the birth anniversary of Gurajada Appa Rao.

Andhra University Vice-Chancellor G.S.N. Raju will inaugurate the meet at the Ambedkar Assembly Hall. Leaders of various political parties will attend.

Bank scheme

Repco Bank, a Government of India enterprise, introduced a new deposit scheme “Repco First” on Wednesday. According to Branch Manager Anupam Das, it offers 10.75 per cent interest to senior citizens and 10.25 to others.