news Monday, July 27, 2015 - 05:30
    1. It has been a few days since M Rishiteswari, a first year B. Arch student in Guntur's Nagarjuna University from Warangal, committed suicide, leaving behind a note that has sparked mass protests in the university's campus.The college has declared a ten day holiday since, following student unrest and large scale protests and clashes in the university. TNM talks to Rishiteswari's family.   2. The Vijayawada civic body has already started making plans to effectively manage the traffic during the Krishna Pushkarams next year. Since a large number of people are expected to take part in the Pushkarams which will commence in August 2016, the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) is taking steps accordingly. Read a Times of India report.   3. A Village Revenue Officer of Atmakuru village was assaulted by a group of men on Sunday evening after he tried to remove an unauthorized structure on a piece of government land. The incident happened barely weeks after Musunuru MRO Vanajakshi was assaulted by followers of TDP MLA Chintamaneni Prabhakar. Read The Hindu's report.   4. AP Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu will kickstart the process to select the “master developer” who will execute the capital city construction projects soon. Priority will be given to the company or consortia promising the highest investments in the AP capital. ReadDeccan Chronicle's report.   5. Beaches anywhere in the world are tourist getaways, but Visakhapatnam, called Goa of the East, with a number of scenic beaches is turning out to be a deathtrap for beach lovers with 425 deaths in eight years, The New Indian Express reports.
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