Archive for April, 2010

Majority Of Establishments and Hospitals Fail to Take Fire Safety Measures in GHMC Limits

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Most of hotels and lodges, shopping complexes and malls, function halls, bar and restaurants in Greater Hyderabad boundaries are possible death traps for consumers and general public. This was the shocking discovery in the checking done by the Fire Prevention Wing (FPW) of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) from April 15 to 20.... »

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NIN Receives ‘City Strategist’ Award

Friday, April 30th, 2010

The National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) has received first prize in the ‘City Strategist Awards-2009′ delivered by Foundation for Futuristic Cities (FFC) on 25th April’10. The NIN received the award for their approach on making Hyderabad the street food capital of India. The GE Team-II received the second prize for their approach on civic... »

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NIMS Trauma Centre Possibly To Open Shortly

Friday, April 30th, 2010

If everything goes well, the 150-bed trauma centre of Nizams Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS) would be up and operating in next six months. The structural work associated with the new trauma centre, which is coming up in the allocated site at Road No.1, Banjara Hills, is nearly completed. According to hospital authorities the... »

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Flight Chaos Creating Troubles To Businessmen, Tourists and Students

Friday, April 30th, 2010

The European airspace was shut down due to ash clouds erupting from Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull volcano. So, the flights were canceled. Due to this, flight schedules, meetings and journey of businessmen, tourists and students were delayed in Hyderabad. Even though airlines have started cranking up services as few of airports in Europe regain services, as... »

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Indian Capital Market and Insurance Regulator Disputes Are on Hold

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

The controversy between SEBI and IRDA on Unit Linked Insurance Products (ULIP) still is not resolved. SEBI is arguing that ULIP is a collective investment and ULIP should be regulated by the SEBI. IRDA is saying that it is an insurance product and it is approved under insurance act. IRDA questioned SEBI that why... »

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Shop Owners Will Be Charged For Parking Rule Violation

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

To put an end to traffic jams caused due to illegal parking on roads, traffic police have decided to give notices to commercial enterprises which do not have convenient parking arrangements. To promote better traffic management on city roads, traffic police in alliance with GHMC and other agencies such as HMDA has developed a... »

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Super Speciality Hospital To Come Up At ESI

Saturday, April 24th, 2010

The much-anticipated super speciality hospital worth Rs. 430 crore for employees insured under Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) will be constructed on the campus of ESI Hospital Sanathnagar. The ESI authorities notified that trivial hurdles which delayed the project have been resolved and works associated with the new facility were being accelerated. The Minister... »

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Mahindra Renault Decreases Price Of Logan

Saturday, April 24th, 2010

Mahindra Renault Pvt Ltd. (MRPL), the joint deal in which Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) has declared a decrease in the prices of its brand ‘Logan’. The prices have been decreased to the range of Rs. 27,000 to Rs. 80,000 for its petrol Bharat Stage-III version and accordingly of Rs. 24,000 to Rs. 65,000 for... »

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Found Fake ISI Marked Packaged Water? Then Complain To BIS

Saturday, April 24th, 2010

The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) recently conducted raid at the places of Sarojini Water Industries, a business of packaged drinking water (PDW), at Vanasthalipuram, with fake BIS standard mark (ISI mark)and without consisting of legal license. The Sarojini Water Industries was recognized to be producing packaged drinking water without any legitimate testing to... »

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Whether to Eat Mutton or Chicken Biryani?

Friday, April 23rd, 2010
Whether to Eat Mutton or Chicken Biryani?

By: B. K. Vijay Biryani is a part and parcel of many lives in Hyderabad. Almost every Hyderabadi, irrespective of the caste and religion celebrates special occasions like weddings, birthdays and even some festivals with biryani. For an outsider this craze for biryani may look mysterious but once he/she tastes the authentic biryani, they... »

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