Archive for January, 2011

Should Employers Give Training for Skills that had to be Learnt in School/College?

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

Today many new pass-out graduates expect on-the-job training when they join a company. Should employers train such employees. If so, what are the colleges doing? It is the responsibility of these colleges to impart skills to their students so that they are fit to meet the challenges at workplace. »

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Police Station Renewed to Guard Hussain Sagar Lake

Monday, January 31st, 2011

The lake police station, which was set up as a part of lake policing project in 2002, went unused from the past few years. Recently it has been renewed. The police station will have an inspector, two sub inspectors, three head constables, 10 constables and 40 home guards. 40 signages and sign boards are... »

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IT in AP Shows Extremely Positive Development for the Year 2010-11

Saturday, January 29th, 2011

According to IT and Communications Department of Government of Andhra Pradesh, in the first nine months of current fiscal year of 2010-2011, the amount contributed by IT exports is Rs.25,000 crore (compared to Rs.33,482 crore in all the last year), IT investments reached Rs.5,500 crore (Rs.5,000 crore last year) and the area took up... »

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Musi – Now a Target for Dumping Sewerage

Saturday, January 29th, 2011

According to Hyderabad Metro Water and Sewerage Board, 1,000 million litres of sewerage from the city is being dumped in Musi River. In these only 550 litres is being treated by the 3 STPs. According to GHMC officials, Hyderabad produces about 340 million of gallons of sewage per day and 4,000 metric tonnes of... »

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CPDCL Officials to Procure Extra Power to Meet Summer Demand

Saturday, January 29th, 2011

The state electricity board was facing a shortage of 2 million units of power in the peak summer months of 2010, which led to three to four hour long power cuts. According to the officials, in the winter months, when the demand for power is supposed to be low, the demand is 80% i.e.,... »

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Traffic Chaos Faced by Commuters Remain Unattended

Saturday, January 29th, 2011

Introduction of outer ring road, flyovers or extension of roads were not really successful in minimizing the traffic woes of commuters, given the rapid addition of new vehicles to the city roads. The new vehicles were found to be added to the city roads at a much faster pace, than expected, with 10 lakh... »

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Indian Democracy and Pre-understanding of Rights by its Citizens

Saturday, January 29th, 2011

The incident that made me write this story goes like this – The other day I was standing at a crowded bus stop. A guy (seemed educated) started puffing his cigarette amid of the passengers who were waiting patiently for their bus. The smoke he was breathing out after enjoying his puff, made it... »

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Center Takes Major Steps to Curb Black Money

Friday, January 28th, 2011

In wake of increased pressure on center to reveal the details of top officials saving black money in the Swiss banks, Finance Minister of India had announced that these details cannot be revealed without a legal frame work. The government is taking measures to curb the menace of illicit funds accumulated by top officials... »

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Vigilance Cells Set up By Electoral Offices to Check Paid News

Friday, January 28th, 2011

According to chief electoral officer, paid news became a major problem and can be dealt with only by the self-regulation of media and political parties. But it was seen that this was not happening and the voters’ right to get unbiased and correct information is at stake. To avoid this, the electoral officials have... »

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Fraud in U.S. University leads to Deportation of Hundreds of AP Students

Friday, January 28th, 2011

Tri – Valley University in Pleasanton, in suburbs of San Francisco, was shut down due to charges of immigration frauds, laundering of money and other crimes by US Federal officials. The university consists of 1,555 students of which 95% are Indian nationals (mostly from Andhra Pradesh). The Immigration and Custom Enforcement officials have conducted... »

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