Archive for March, 2011

Now Send Complaints Regarding RTC Though SMS

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

31 March 2011: APSRTC had launched a SMS based passenger complaint receiving system, which enables the commuters to send an SMS regarding their complaints to 9959223300. On receiving the complaint, the Bus Bhavan will forward them to the respective depot managers. An acknowledgment will be sent to the customer on receiving the complaint and... »

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Drinking Water in City Unsafe

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

A city based NGO, Joint Action for Water (JAW), had tested 902 water samples from 30 basthis in Chadeghat, Rasoolpura, Saidabad, Sanathnagar, Bholakpur and Musheerabad between 2010 September and February 2011 and found that 663 samples were unsafe for human consumption. 52 samples were contaminated by bacteria and another 29 samples had high Flouride... »

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Poor Show by Andhra Companies – Not Even One Company has Customer Appeal at India Level

Monday, March 28th, 2011

An independent rating agency that collected customer validated feedback from consumers over last 8 years and published 3 surveys of customer friendly brands, has not found even one Andhra Pradesh company fit to give a ‘Superbrand’ status. Yes, not even a single brand from AP got selected in the list of Consumer Superbrands till... »

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Andhra Pradesh

Monday, March 28th, 2011
Andhra Pradesh

In 1956, Hyderabad was split along linguistic lines among Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra State. Aurangabad division (4 Marathi districts) merged with Maharashtra and Gulbarga division (4 Kannada districts) merged with Karnataka. The rest of the two divisions of the state – Gulshanabad or Medak and Nizamabad (9 Telugu speaking districts OR the Telangana) merged... »

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Hyderabad State

Monday, March 28th, 2011
Hyderabad State

The area outlined in red color represents the Hyderabad state, super imposed over today’s India map. Covering an area of around 82,600 square miles (212,000 km²), Hyderabad state was not only the largest but also the most important native state of India, administered directly by the Governor General of India. Hyderabad state included Telangana,... »

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Madras Province

Monday, March 28th, 2011
Madras Province

The area represented in green color is the Madras Presidency. The area in darker shade of green represents the Coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema districts, administered as part of Madras Presidency, which formed as Andhra state on October 1, 1953 with Kurnool as its capital city. Note: Details of Ganjam District’s division between Odisha and... »

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Another Senior Management Figure from ISB Exits Due to the Charges Faced by SEC

Saturday, March 26th, 2011

26 March 2011: The founder-chairman of Indian School of Business (ISB), Rajat K Gupta, resigned from his post, after being alleged for transfer of confidential information by US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). This has brought a sigh of relief for the students of ISB, who feared this will lead to the erosion of... »

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Star Hotels to be Graded for Hygiene by GHMC

Saturday, March 26th, 2011

26 March 2011: The GHMC has decided to give grading to the three and five star hotels in the city, from this financial year, based on their cleanliness maintained in kitchen, quality and freshness of food and storage facilities. The grades will be given by the food inspector who inspects these hotels and also... »

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State Government Waives off Interest on Property Tax Arrears

Saturday, March 26th, 2011

26 March 2011: The interest on commercial property tax arrears of the previous years, till 2010-2011, under the Greater Hyderabad, Greater Visakhapatnam and Greater Vijayawada zones are waived off by state government. But this waiver can be obtained only if the tax arrears are paid in in lump sum before March 31. The already... »

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Mini Buses in Old City Areas to Ease Commuting

Friday, March 25th, 2011
Mini Buses in Old City Areas to Ease Commuting

APSRTC is going to introduce 34 to 40 seated 100 mini buses in some of the remote areas and majorly in old city areas where the commuting of regular buses is difficult due to narrow roads. These buses are supposed to be introduced by this month end. These buses will have fares similar to... »

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