Archive for March, 2010

US Education Information Centre Opened in OU

Friday, March 26th, 2010

Students of Hyderabad can now get reliable information about studying in the United States at the newly opened Satellite Information Center (SIC) at the Osmania University. The Osmania University has recently opened an information center in collaboration with the Hyderabad US Consulate and the US-India Educational Foundation (USIEF). Students from the city can walk... »

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Bar Coding and Grading System in SSC

Friday, March 26th, 2010

The board of secondary education has decided to stop the malpractices during examinations of the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) from this year by implementing latest technologies like bar coding. Bar coding system is in practice from the last two years on experimental basis. It was introduced only for social science paper. From this year... »

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Saina Nehwal reached a career-high No 5 in badminton rankings

Friday, March 26th, 2010

Saina Nehwal has reached a career-high number five in badminton rankings recently. According to the latest rankings, Nehwal is the highest-ranked non-Chinese player in the world at present. Last week Nehwal was at seventh spot. Her amazing performance in the prestigious All England Super Series Championships made her first Indian woman to reach the... »

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Kidney Transplant Center at Hyderabad

Friday, March 26th, 2010

There is a huge shortage of kidneys for transplantation in our state. This has become a major concern, as there is a steep increase in diabetic and hypertension patients, who are more vulnerable to kidney diseases. According to the president of the Indian Society of Nephrology and director of medical education, every year the... »

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Foot Over Bridges with Escalators soon in Hyderabad

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

A few years back, the government constructed foot over bridges at some busy junctions in the twin cities. But not many people were using them as climbing the steep steps was a tiresome task mostly for women and elderly people. People preferred to risk their life crossing the main road rather getting on to... »

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Two Hour Power cut in City

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

Power cuts are back, quite early this year. Every year, we witness power cuts in the summer season but they are longer, frequent and causing more inconvenience this year. The temperatures are consistently hitting the 40-degree mark early in the season this year. This excessive heat wave accompanied by the frequent power cuts is... »

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Everybody Pays Taxes Including Those Below Poverty Line

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

People have tendency to think that the lower middle class people don’t pay tax at all. Even they (lower middle class people) themselves think the same way. If you ask anyone from that category whether they are paying taxes, they will be reluctant to reply, as most of them feel guilty that they are... »

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Facebook to Open Office in Hyderabad

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Popular social networking website Facebook has recently announced that it will set up its support office in the city of Hyderabad. The facebook is said to choose Hyderabad as part of a strategy of having support centres around the world in different time zones. It helps the company in providing round the clock support... »

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Hyderabad is a Free Zone Says Supreme Court

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

The Supreme Court had recently declared that Hyderabad would be a ‘free zone’, allowing people from other parts of the state to compete for important government jobs including the police department. In October 2009, the Supreme Court gave ‘free zone’ status to Hyderabad and said it is not part of Telangana as far as... »

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