కృష్ణా జిల్లా అవనిగడ్డ మండలం 'జయపురం' గ్రామానికి చెందిన ప్రముఖ న్యాయవాది, తెలుగుదేశం పార్టీ న్యాయవిభాగం అధ్యక్షులు కనకమేడల రవీంద్రకుమార్ ను తెలుగుదేశం పార్టీ రాజ్యసభ అభ్యర్థిగా ముఖ్యమంత్రి చంద్రబాబు నాయుడు ప్రకటించారు. రవీంద్రకుమార్ కు తెలుగుదేశం పార్టీతో సుదీర్ఘ అనుబంధం ఉంది. ఆయన 22 ఏళ్లుగా పార్టీ న్యాయవిభాగంలో ఉంటూ సేవలందిస్తున్నారు. హైకోర్టులో సీనియర్ న్యాయవాదిగా, బార్ కౌన్సిల్ సభ్యుడిగాను క్రియాశీల పాత్ర నిర్వహిస్తున్నారు. రాజకీయాలకు దూరంగా, పార్టీ న్యాయ విభాగానికి సేవలందిస్తున్న సౌమ్యుడిగా ఆయనకు పేరుంది. పార్టీలో తీవ్రమైన పోటీ ఉన్నప్పటికీ దిల్లీలో ఉన్న అవసరాల దృష్ట్యా, ఆయన పార్టీకి చేసిన సేవలకు గుర్తింపుగాను రవీంద్రకుమార్ ను ముఖ్యమంత్రి ఎంపిక చేశారు. విభజన చట్టంలోని అంశాలు, కేంద్ర ప్రభుత్వం ఇచ్చిన హామీల అమలుకు తెదేపా ఎంపీలు పోరాడుతున్న సమయంలో ఆ బృందంలో న్యాయసంబంధిత అంశాల్లో నిపుణుడు ఉంటే మంచిదన్న ఉద్దేశంతోనే రవీంద్రకుమార్ ను రాజ్యసభకు పంపాలని ముఖ్యమంత్రి నిర్ణయించినట్టు పార్టీ వర్గాల సమాచారం. రాజ్యసభకు మూడు నామినేషన్లు మాత్రమే దాఖలైనందువలన రాజ్యసభకు కనకమేడల రవీంద్రకుమార్ ఎన్నిక ఇక లాంఛనప్రాయమే.
Monday, March 12, 2018
Saturday, March 10, 2018
India's leading seafood exporters, Devi Seafoods and Sandhya Marines, have filed initial public offering papers with the Securities and Exchange Board of India.
Devi Seafoods filed its IPO papers on 5 March. It's owners, Potra Brahmanandam, P. Suryavathi, P. Rama Devi, and N. Naveena, are looking to raise INR 9 billion (USD 138.4 million, EUR 111.9 million), Livemint reported. The proceeds from the IPO will be used enhance the company’s financial stability, burnish its brand image, and provide liquidity to its existing shareholders.
Sandhya Marines, another Indian seafood exporter, is also looking to raise INR 3 billion (USD 46.1 million, EUR 37.3 million) from its own IPO, The Outlook India reported. The company will sell 12.6 million shares owned by Kondragunta Venkata Prasad, K Suryanarayanamma, K Anand Kumar and K Arun Kumar.
Sandhya Marines is a producer and distributor of value-added seafood products, primarily having to do with vannamei shrimp. It sells to retail chains, stores, restaurants and food service distributors across North America, Europe, and Asia.
In its filing, the company said it will use the funds from its IPO to set up a new shrimp processing unit and a new aqua-feed mill, in addition to debt repayment and the establishment of a new corporate office.
Friday, March 9, 2018
Lakshmi Venu tied the knot with tech businessman Mahesh Gogineni, who is from a prominent Andhra family, at a destination wedding in Jodhpur Thursday.
Dr. Lakshmi Venu, daughter of prominent industrialists Venu Srinivasan, Chairman, TVS Motor Company, and Mallika Srinivasan, Chairman, TAFE, and granddaughter of TS Srinivasan (TVS) and A Sivasailam (The Amalgamations Group), tied the knot Thursday with Mahesh Gogineni at a private function at Jodhpur. The marriage was attended by close friends and family. Mahesh Gogineni is the great grandson of illustrious parliamentarian, President of the Swatantra Party, and Padma Vibhushan awardee, N G Ranga; and the son of Suguna and Dr. Kamalendra Gogineni. A graduate of BITS Pilani and London School of Economics, and an MBA from Stanford, Mahesh Gogineni bitten by the entrepreneurial bug, returned to India.
A tech entrepreneur, he made a successful exit from his first startup, and is currently pursuing his second startup Gifskey. Dr. Lakshmi Venu is the Managing Director of Sundaram Clayton Limited (SCL) and Director of TAFE Motors and Tractors Limited (TMTL). She holds a doctorate from the University of Warwick and is a graduate in Economics from Yale University.
She spearheads Sundaram Clayton which has global auto majors including Cummins, Volvo, Hyundai, Daimler and Paccar as its customers. She is credited with SCL’s foray into the USA with the setting up of a Greenfield factory in Charleston, South Carolina, USA to manufacture high pressure die-cast and gravity cast parts. The marriage was celebrated in typical South Indian tradition with Lakshmi’s family hailing from Tamil Nadu and Mahesh’s family from Andhra Pradesh.
Thursday, March 8, 2018
Rohan Pavuluri is an American entrepreneur based in Chicago, Illinois. He is the co-founder of Upsolve. Rohan was chosen to be on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list in 2018 for the Law and Policy category.
Rohan attended Harvard University and graduated with a degree in Statistics.
Rohan was an intern for various political activities including campaigns for Raja for Illinois (2009), Quinn for Illinois (2010-2011), Obama 2012, and Maggie Hassan for Governor (2012). He worked for the Office of the Illinois Governor (2012) and Illinois Office of Trade and Investment (2013).
Rohan worked as a consultant for the Albright Stonebridge Group and United States Digital Service. In Feburary 2016, Rohan co-founded Upsolve to give low-income Americans the means to get a fresh start through bankruptcy without having to hire a lawyer. Together with lawyer Jonathan Petts and programmer Kevin Moore, the Harvard student built an online tool that eases users through the process of inputting the financial information necessary to create a bankruptcy filing.
Elected in the September 3rd, 2015 by election, Prasad Panda is the United Conservative Party MLA for Calgary-Foothills. Following his election, Prasad is appointed as the Shadow Minister for Economic Development, Trade & Innovation. Under his current portfolio, Prasad has been working hard with Calgary and Alberta business leaders on ideas to improve Alberta’s economy. Currently he is serving as Shadow Minister for Energy.
He is currently a member of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts and has previously served as a member of the Standing Committee on Alberta’s Economic Future. He previously served as critic to the Economic Development portfolio.
A professional engineer by trade, he previously worked in the energy sector for over 25 years, during which time he held management positions with numerous private global companies.
Shivalinga Prasad was born at Sangam Jagarlamudi village in Guntur district. He studied Intermediate at AG & SG College in Vuyyur and obtained engineering degree from Siddharhta Engineering College at Vijayawada.
He is an active member of his community, and his volunteer experience includes serving as president of the Telugu Association of Calgary and as the first vice-president of the India-Canada Association of Calgary.