Around the City

Clear sky likely

Forecast: Mainly clear sky. Slight fall in night temperature. Minimum temperature would be around 15 degrees Celisius. At Waltair, the maximum temperature was 30.7 degrees Celsius and the minimum was 19.9 degrees Celsius on Monday. Humidity at 8.30 a.m. was 35 per cent and at 5.30 p.m was 45 per cent.

At Airport, the maximum and minimum temperatures were 31.8 degrees Celsius and 17.4 degrees Celsius respectively.

The maximum and minimum temperatures at the Dolphin's Nose were 30.2 degrees Celsius and 17.4 degrees Celsius respectively.

Cultural meet

The two-day Andhra Pradesh Postal Circle Cultural Meet has concluded. Noted musician, Sangita Kalanidhi, Nedunuri Krishna Murthy, was the chief guest at the valedictory held on Sunday and gave away prizes to winners of various competitions.


Sherwood School has organised games and painting competitions for children in the age group of two to 12 at the school premises, according to the founder and director, Leonora R. Mohan.

Export awards

The Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry has invited applications from small-scale exporting units for the 37th set of awards for outstanding export performance for 2003-04. Further information can be had from the Deputy Director in charge, Small Industries Service Institute, Autonagar, Visakhapatnam (Phone no. 2517942).

Meditation classes

The Buddha Vihara Foundation Trust will organise Vipasana meditation classes under the supervision of Sukanyaputra Dharmakeerthi Teer and Sasanarakshitha Teer next month.


The Intelligence Bureau of the Union Home Ministry is recruiting 200 Assistant Central Intelligence Officers. Candidates possessing a degree and aged 27 years or less are eligible. Details can be had from the University Employment Information and Guidance Bureau (UEIGB), Andhra University or in the November 6-12 edition of the Employment News, according to the Deputy Chief of the UEIGB here on Monday.


Several religious leaders and people from all walks of life attended a seminar on national integration organised by the Adabi Manch, a literary organisation, on Sunday. Prominent among the participants were the former Minister, Bashiruddin Babukhan, the Commissioner of Police, B. Prasada Rao, the Regional Director of Municipal Administration, SMH Bazan, Father Joseph, D.S. Anand, Maulana Md. Meeran Nadvi and V.A. Siddiqi.

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