Around The City

Clear sky forecast

Forecast: Mainly clear sky. Minimum temperature would be around 22 degree Celsius.

At Waltair, the maximum temperature was 30.6 degree Celsius and the minimum was 22.6 degree Celsius respectively on Thursday. Humidity at 8.30 a.m. and at 5.30 p.m. were 62 per cent and 70 per cent respectively.

At Airport, the maximum and minimum temperatures were 34.6 degree Celsius and 22.0 degree Celsius respectively, while humidity at 8.30 a.m. was 63 per cent and at 5.30 p.m. was 59 per cent.

At Dolphin's Nose, the maximum temperature was 30.0 degree Celsius and minimum temperature was 21.3 degree Celsius and humidity at 8.30 a.m. was 68 per cent.


I.M. Ahmed has been appointed district president of the AP Democratic Muslim Organisation, according to its State president, Shaik Ghouse Mohiuddin.

Seminar on prison land use

Praja Spandana is conducting a seminar at VJF Press Club in Dabagardens on Saturday on the land use issue concerning the old Central Prison site. According to the president of the voluntary organisation, C.S. Rao, developing a beautiful park at the spot would provide the much-needed lung space in the highly congested and densely populated locality. It has already filed a public interest litigation before the AP High Court on the subject.

FP camp held

As many as 88 family planning operations were performed at the free FP camp organised by National Thermal Power Corporation's Simhadri Project in Parawada on Wednesday, under the supervision of the doctors, S. Chandrasekhar and N. Satyavati Devi.

The NTPC-Simhadri's additional general manager (operations and maintenance), V.K. Reddy, inaugurated the camp.

Dial your DM

The Waltair Depot manager of the Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC), M. Trinadha Babu, will conduct the `Dial your DM' programme on Saturday to feel the public pulse about city bus services. Commuters can ring him up on 2551957 between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Bluemoon nite

The Park is organising `Once in a Bluemoon Nite' here on Saturday.

A hotel press release said that the hotel's DJ from Kolkata, Austin Smith, would have the participants jive to his high-energy international music at the beachside restaurant `The Lawns'. The master chefs would be dishing out special gourmet delights.