Archive for February, 2010

Hyderabad Homes to get Piped Gas Soon

Thursday, February 11th, 2010

The much-awaited supply of piped gas to households is coming to Greater Hyderabad soon. It is expected to hit the houses in city this September. It is said that the gas supply through pipes will initially be made in Bowenpally area. As this area is in close proximity to the landing point of piped... »

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Increase in Value Added Tax

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

Recently, the state government has increased the Value Added Tax (VAT) rate from 12.5 per cent to 14.5 percent quoting recession as a main reason. According to the state government’s order (G.O.35), goods taxable under Schedule-V of the VAT Act at 12.5 per cent would now be taxed more. This hike would increase the... »

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Increase in Four Wheeler Lifetime Tax

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

The state government has increased the lifetime tax on four wheeler automobiles. According to the official sources, the hike is supposed to fetch additional revenue of Rs.100 crore a year. However, the two-wheelers’ lifetime tax remains the same. Presently, the lifetime tax on cars is nine percent in our state. Tax on cars is... »

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Patancheru-Bolaram: Critically polluted Areas in City

Monday, February 8th, 2010

A study conducted by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) recently has revealed the critically polluted industrial centers in our country. The CPCB along with the state pollution control boards conducted environmental assessment in 88 industrial clusters, including five in AP. According to the report, Visakhapatnam, Patancheru and Bolaram are among the 43 ‘critically... »

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World Bank’s Loan to improve Civic Amenities in State

Sunday, February 7th, 2010

We are witnessing civic work developments in some regions of Greater Hyderabad these days. They are about to increase in the coming days as the World Bank has agreed to sanction a loan to Andhra Pradesh Municipal Development Project. The purpose of the project is to improve the urban civic amenities such as sewer... »

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Hyderabad, Second Highest in Noise Levels

Saturday, February 6th, 2010

People of Hyderabad have almost forgot the chirping of birds and the gentle rustle of leaves. Today, they are prone to harsh noises emitted from generators, construction machines, music systems next door, firecrackers, vehicles and their horns. Noise pollution in Hyderabad is rising alarmingly. According to a study by Centre for Science and Environment... »

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Astoria-Best Biryani Restaurant at RTC X Roads

Friday, February 5th, 2010

What’s your program for this weekend? Is it to have authentic Hyderabadi Biryani and watch a Telugu movie? Then head to RTC X Roads, you can find a couple of good Biryani restaurants along with a number of theatres screening Telugu (sometimes Hindi and English) movies. Astoria and Bawarchi are the two famous Biryani... »

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DuPont Expanding operations in Hyderabad

Friday, February 5th, 2010

DuPont India, which is a subsidiary of US-based E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, is all set to expand its knowledge center in Hyderabad. The research and development center situated in Jubilee hills is eyeing in to launch new products across a variety of segments. This is a part of Rs.150 crore... »

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JNNURM Buses Plying on City Roads

Thursday, February 4th, 2010
JNNURM Buses Plying on City Roads

People of the Greater Hyderabad can now travel in posh and luxurious buses of APSRTC. The swanky, brand new buses, which are plying on the city roads, are sanctioned under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) by the central government. The central government, under JNNURM has sanctioned a purchase of 15,260 buses for... »

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Book Stores in Hyderabad – Book Selection Centre

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010

Book Store Name – “Book Selection Centre” Area – Kachiguda, Hyderabad This two storied store is a good place for fast sellers. The collection is mostly focused on academic books for higher education that has a variety of sections such as medicine, management, law, geography, software etc. Non-academic books collection is small when compared... »

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