ANDHRA PRADESH

Around the City

Rain likely

Forecast: One or two spells of rain or thundershower. At Waltair, the maximum temperature was 33.4 degrees Celsius and the minimum 25 degrees Celsius on Saturday. Humidity at 8.30 a.m. was 78 per cent and at 5.30 p.m was 65 per cent. Rainfall up to 8.30 a.m. was 0.7 mm.

At Airport, the maximum and minimum temperatures were 34 degrees Celsius and 26.8 degrees Celsius respectively. Humidity at 8.30 a.m. was 70 per cent and at 5.30 p.m. was 59 per cent. Rainfall up to 8.30 a.m. was 1.7 mm.

The maximum and minimum temperatures at the Dolphin's Nose were 32.5 degrees Celsius and 23.6 degrees Celsius respectively. Humidity at 8.30 a.m. was 78 per cent. Rainfall up to 8.30 a.m. was 0.8 mm.

EPDCL notice

The AP EPDCL revenue collection centre will no longer accept non MICR (Magnetic Ink Character Recognition) cheques from power consumers, according to a press release from the Superintending Engineer of the Operation Circle. The consumers have been requested to make payment of their CC bill only through MICR cheques, bankers cheques, pay orders and DDs.

Onam fete

Kerala Kala Samithi is organising an Onam fete at its Kala Keralam auditorium located on National Highway No.5 near Murali Nagar junction, at 11 a.m. on Sunday. A number of cultural programmes have been billed as part of the celebrations, according to its secretary, K.U. Isaac.

Plea to shift statue

Yuvabharati, a recently formed forum for patriotic youth, has appealed to the district administration to shift the Queeen Victoria statue from One Town area to the museum and rename the King George Hospital Mahatma Gandhi Hospital.

Fashion show for children

Kalinga Creations will organise a fashion show - `Jack `n' Rose' contest at VUDA Children's Theatre on August 28. The contest will be held in four categories -- Miss Vizag (13 years and above), Miss Vizag (Junior) (below 13 years), Mr. Vizag (13 years and above) and Mr. Vizag (Junior) (those below 13). Those interested can register their names with Jagadeesh Venkata on Phone no. 94404 15050 or 94401 97191.