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Efforts are on to improve Telangana’s literacy rate: Dy CM

Kadiam Srihari in Assembly

Hyderabad: Deputy Chief Minister (Education) Kadiyam Srihari on Thursday admitted that the Literacy Rate for Telangana was just 66.54% compared to the All India Literacy Rate of 72.98%, as per 2011 Census. Replying to a question raised by TRS MLC Paturi Sudhakar Reddy during Question Hour in Legislative Council today, …

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SPDCL lost Rs. 5,820 Cr to buy power at higher rates: CAG

Hyderabad: The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG), in its report for the year ended March 2017 which was placed before the Telangana Legislative Assembly on Thursday, revealed that the Southern Power Distribution Company of Telangana (SPDCL) purchased short term power in excess of State Electricity Regulatory Commission limits …

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TS Assembly adjourned sine die

Telangana State Assembly in Nampally, Hyderabad

Hyderabad: The budget session of Telangana Assembly and Council came to end on Thursday. Speaker S. Madhusudan Chary adjourned the Assembly sine die after the House passed two Bills on Panchayat Raj and Municipalities. The Assembly functioned for 13 days during which different issues were discussed for 60 hours and …

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TS Assembly passes new Panchayat Raj Bill

Jupally Krishna Rao in assembly

Hyderabad: The Telangana State Legislative Assembly on Thursday passed a new Panchayat Raj Bill which facilitates formation of new panchayats and municipalities in the State. The Bill, presented by Panchayat Raj Minister Jupally Krishna Rao, was passed by the Assembly without any amendments. Ths new bill proposes the formation of …

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TS Assembly passes Private Universities Bill

Kadiam Srihari in Assembly

Hyderabad: Telagana State Legislative Assembly on Wednesday passed the Private Universities Bill – 2018. The Bill, introduced by Deputy Chief Minister (Education) Kadiyam Srihari was passed by a voice vote after opposition parties BJP, TDP and CPI (M) staged a walk out demanding that the Bill be referred to a …

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SCCL fulfilling assurances given to workers: Minister

Jagadish Reddy

Hyderabad: Energy Minister Jagadish Reddy said that the Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) has been fulfilling all the assurances made to its workers. In his reply to a question raised by TDP MLAs S. Venkata Veeraiah and R. Krishnaiah in Telangana Legislative Assembly during Question Hour on Wednesday, the minister …

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11 bridges on rivers to cost Rs. 752 Cr

Tummala Nageswara Rao in Assembly

Hyderabad: Roads and Buildings Minister Tummala Nageshwara Rao on Wednesday informed the Telangana Legislative Assembly that the State Government was constructing 11 bridges across Godavari, Krishna, Manjeera and Manair rivers. Replying to a question raised by TRS MLAs Ashannagari Jeevan Reddy, Gangula Kamalakar and Putta Madhukar during Question Hour, the …

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Assembly session to continue till March 29

Telangana State Assembly in Nampally, Hyderabad

Hyderabad: The budget session of Telangana State Legislative Assembly would continue till March 29. The decision was taken in the meeting of Business Advisory Committee which met here on Tuesday. Although the Appropriation Bill was passed in the House today, the State Government decided to continue the session for two …

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Ration Cards only for supplying rice: Eatala

Eatala Rajender in Assembly

Hyderabad: Finance and Civil Supplies Minister Etela Rajender has made it specifically clear that the ration cards under Food Security Act were meant only for the supply of rice and not for any other purpose. He said the White Ration Card, which was being used by the poor families for …

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