Archive for January, 2010

Kite Flying, Sankranthi and 2011

Sunday, January 31st, 2010

Sankranthi means return of war cries, crowds and battle zones. If you thought this has anything to do with the Sri Krishna report or TRS, then you are wrong. It is the kite duels and hectic activity on the skies of Hyderabad. One of the very unique things about the culture of Hyderabad. Probably... »

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Know Your GHMC Corporator

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

GHMC elections 2016 were held on 2nd February 2016 in all 150 wards in the city of Hyderabad, Telangana State. Previously, the elections were held in the year 2009 under the combined Andhra Pradesh government, but after the state partition this was the 1st municipal elections in Hyderabad with total 74,23,80 lakh people and... »

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OFEN – Destination for European tastes in Hyderabad

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

You haven’t tasted the best bakery items until you have had something from the European bakeries. If you want to have traditional European bakery items and want to enjoy the authentic Swiss tastes at Hyderabad, you need to visit ‘Ofen’. Ofen is one of the popular bakeries in Hyderabad. It is located at Banjara... »

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Vulnerable Internet Security in India

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

It’s long been suspected that China is peeping into the Indian defense bodies by exploiting loopholes in online security. According to the statement of the outgoing National Security Adviser MK Narayanan, the threat came in the format of the Trojan virus coded in a pdf file attachment to an email. The Trojan virus is... »

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Increased Cyber Crime in the City

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

Today most of the people in Hyderabad rely on Internet for many services. Internet usage in our city is increasing at a rapid pace. But the international connectivity of the Internet made it easy for criminals to conduct their illegal affairs quite easily. Hyderabad, home to several leading IT based companies is witnessing huge... »

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The Indian Institute for Human Settlements Considering Hyderabad to Open its Campus

Monday, January 25th, 2010

In the next coming years, India’s urban population is expected to increase and is said to be more than half of the total population of the country. India, considered as a huge rural society is making a historic transition to urban society. In this process, not only economy but also society, culture, natural and... »

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44 Deemed Universities Including One from AP to be de-recognised

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

The Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD) filed an affidavit before the Supreme Court stating that it intended to cancel the recognition of 44 of the total 130 deemed-to-be-universities to ensure the higher standards of education and research. Vignan’s Foundation for Science, Technology, and Research from our state is among the 44 deemed-to-be-universities... »

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Surprising Civic Work Developments in Hyderabad

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

We can witness a number of civic works being executed in the past couple of months in Hyderabad. Surprisingly, they are not just mere foundation stones. In fact, they are being executed. There are many developments under GHMC these days. Roads, sewerage and street lighting developments can be seen in Himayath Nagar. Road renovations... »

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Importance of Pollution Free Ventilation in Urban Areas

Monday, January 18th, 2010
Importance of Pollution Free Ventilation in Urban Areas

Good ventilation brings in enough outdoor air to dilute emissions from indoor sources and carries indoor air pollutants out of the house. But opening doors or windows today in the daytime can be horrific. In earlier days, some 25 years back, when you open the doors or windows, you could get fresh air from... »

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Car sales in Hyderabad Were Down Contrary to the National Market

Friday, January 15th, 2010

Though car sales across the country are growing dramatically, the car market in Hyderabad failed to pick up. However, the car sales of the state are up, but marginally. According to The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), new car sales in Hyderabad recorded a negative growth of 6 percent in the second quarter... »

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