Hyderabad: Telangana Police arrested a leader of the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) after a woman forest officer was injured in an attack by him and his followers in Komaram Bheem Asifabad district on Sunday. Zilla Parishad Vice Chairman K. Krishna Rao and his followers were booked for attempt to murder, damaging vehicle and for preventing a government official from discharging her duty. The TRS leader and his followers, including farmers rained blows with sticks on Forest Range Officer (FRO) C. Anita standing on a tractor. Also Read – Balakot strikes show major shift in govt’s handling of terror attacks: IAF chief The incident occurred in Sarsala village in Kagaznagar ‘mandal’ (block) when a group of Forest Department personnel reached there to make preparations for ‘Haritaharam’, a plantation programme of the state government. When the Forest officials reached the village in a tractor to begin their work to level the ground, Rao and his followers tried to stop them. Rao also had an argument with the officials. Even as Anita was explaining that they were following the instructions of the government, she was attacked with sticks. Also Read – Pak activated 20 terror camps, 20 launch pads along LoC The Forest Range Officer suffered bleeding injuries before other officers and police could intervene. She was admitted to a hospital. Meanwhile, Krishna Rao, who is the brother of local TRS MLA K. Konappa, resigned as ZP Vice-chairman. Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao took serious note of the incident and directed officials to take action against those involved. District Superintendent of Police Malla Reddy visited Kagaznagar and called on the injured official at the hospital.
DUBLIN — Only centre Garry Ringrose has kept his run-on jersey in the Ireland side meeting the United States in a rugby international on Saturday at Lansdowne Road.Ringrose was the only repeat starter from the 16-9 win over New Zealand last weekend, while prop Cian Healy and flanker Josh van Der Flier were in the reserves.Lock Iain Henderson, flanker Jordi Murphy, and flyhalf Joey Carbery were replacements against the All Blacks and promoted to starters on Thursday, while reserve scrumhalf Luke McGrath was retained.Flanker Rhys Ruddock captains the second-string side which more closely resembles the one which thrashed Italy’s backup players 54-7 in Chicago at the start of the month.Uncapped Munster centre Sam Arnold was in the reserves.___Ireland: Will Addison, Andrew Conway, Garry Ringrose, Stuart McCloskey, Darren Sweetnam, Joey Carbery, John Cooney; Jack Conan, Jordi Murphy, Rhys Ruddock (captain), Iain Henderson, Tadhg Beirne, Finlay Bealham, Niall Scannell, Dave Kilcoyne. Reserves: Rob Herring, Cian Healy, John Ryan, Quinn Roux, Josh van der Flier, Luke McGrath, Ross Byrne, Sam Arnold.___More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_SportsThe Associated Press