PAINTING CONTEST HELD AT HAWA MAHAL Filling the canvas with thought-provoking themes, nimble hands get down to work in tandem to exhibit their expertise on Sunday. The painting competition held at Hawa Mahal, Beach Road provided a platform to about 300 children from Classes I to X to bring out their themes, settling for a quiet corner. Armed with sketches, colour pencils and water colours, among other media, participants focussed on themes such as saving the planet, pollution and highlighting the flora and fauna of the ecosystem on plain sheets.
R. K MEENA TAKES CHARGE AS NEW POLICE COMMISSIONER Rajiv Kumar Meena has been appointed as the new City Police Commissioner. The 1995 batch IPS officer is among the 17 IPS officers who were transferred as part of a major bureaucratic reshuffle by the State government on Sunday.Mr. Rajiv Kumar Meena has been working as the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) of South Coastal Zone, Guntur Range since February this year. The incumbent Police Commissioner Mahesh Chandra Laddha has been posted as Inspector-General of Police (Personnel) in the State headquarters, a G.O quoted by Chief Secretary L.V. Subrahmanyam as saying.Mr Laddha has been serving as the Police Commissioner since July last year.