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BJP State president condemns CM’s comments against Venkaiah Naidu

Vijayawada, Nov 11 (UNI) BJP state president Kanna Lakshminarayana took strong exception to the comments made by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy against Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu for speaking against the state government's bid to convert all government schools into English medium from the next academic year.
“I vehemently condemn the remarks of AP Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy against the Vice President. It does not suit a Chief Minister to speak like that,” the BJP president said while speaking to media during a press meet toady.
The BJP state president demanded the Chief Minister to 'tender an apology' for his remarks against the Vice-president.
Mr Lakshminarayana reminded that when the erstwhile TDP government led by Chandrababu Naidu initiated to introduce English medium in all government schools, Jagan Reddy who was the leader of the Opposition then, objected vehemently.
The BJP is opposing making medium of instruction in English mandatory. The Telugu people fought for several years to get ‘Classical status to Telugu’, he said, adding that the BJP is not against to any language.
The BJP president asked the state government to introduce English medium while continueing the Telugu medium in the government schools.
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IIT-H collaborates with NVIDIA to establish India's first AI Technology Centre

09 Jul 2020 | 3:13 PM

Hyderabad, Jul 9 (UNI) Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad entered into a collaboration with NVIDIA, a multi-national technology company, to establish India’s first ‘NVIDIA AI Technology Centre’ (NVAITC) to accelerate research on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its commercial adoption.

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Thunderstorm with lightning likely to occur in Telangana, AP: Met

09 Jul 2020 | 3:01 PM

Hyderabad, Jul 9 (UNI) Thunderstorm with lightning is likely to occur at isolated places in Telangana, North Coastal Andhra Pradesh & Yanam, South Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Rayalaseema during the next 24 hours, Meteorological Centre said on Thursday.

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Karnataka: Sedam MLA Telkur tests positive for COVID-19

09 Jul 2020 | 2:58 PM

Kalaburagi , Jul 9 (UNI)Sedam MLA Rajkumar Telkur tested positive for CoOVID-19 infection on Thursday.

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AP reports 1,555 new COVID-19 positive cases, 13 more deaths since last 24 hrs

AP reports 1,555 new COVID-19 positive cases, 13 more deaths since last 24 hrs

09 Jul 2020 | 2:42 PM

Vijayawada, Jul 9 (UNI) In a massive surge of Coronavirus cases in Andhra Pradesh, as many as 1,555 positive cases were reported since the last 24 hours taking the total number of active cases to 23,814 while 13 more patients died taking the death toll to 277.

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Anbazhagan demands 'white paper' on COVID relief fund

09 Jul 2020 | 1:17 PM

Puducherry, Jul 9 (UNI) AIADMK legislature party leader A Anbazhagan on Thursday demanded a 'white paper' on the utilization of Chief Minister’s COVID relief fund.

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