Archive for June, 2011

City Does Not Have Enough Bus Shelters

Saturday, June 25th, 2011

25 Jun 11: RTC officials have said that the city is short of 650 bus shelters. There are about 1,183 bus shelters existing for about 1 lakh commuters in the city. Of these total bus shelters, 76 are hardly used by commuters. Officials have also received complaints regarding irregular placements of bus shelters at... »

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Cleaning of Nalas to Make Hussainsagar Clean

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

22 Jun 11: The cleaning works of three nalas connecting Hussainsagar are being taken up by Hyderabad Metropolitan Authority (HMDA) under the Hussainsagar Lake and Catchment Area Improvement Project (HCIP), with the financial assistance from Japan International Cooperation Agency. These works include dredging and disposal of waste sediments from the nalas connecting Hussainsagar. There... »

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The Most Crowded and Popular Shopping Areas in the City Lack Parking Zones

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

22 Jun 11: The city’s oldest bazaars are well known and are the most crowded places in the city. But due to lack of proper parking facilities, the customers are facing huge problem. The popular bazaars in the city are Sultan Bazaar, General bazaar, Begum bazaar and Abids. They lack designated parking areas, which... »

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Online Filing of IT Returns in India has Jumped to 80 Percent

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

21 Jun 2011: For the year 2010-11, online filing of income tax returns in India, reached 91.57 lakh, with a growth rate of 80%. It is further expected to reach 7.5 crores in five years. According to SNK Etax Solutions Ltd, the number of tax filed in the fiscal year 2010-11 were 4.4 crore,... »

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Another Museum to Come Up in City

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

21 Jun 11: The 111 year old palace, Sardar Mahal, which was built by sixth Nizam of Hyderabad, at Charminar, is left unoccupied for many years. But now, GHMC is planning to set up a museum in it. Under the Charminar Pedestrianization Project, the repair works of this grade II heritage structure has been... »

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WHO to Monitor City’s Traffic

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

21 Jun 11: WHO has decided to monitor road traffic in the city to implement its road safety project. Hyderabad is one of the two cities in the country, which got selected by WHO for this project, as the deaths due to road accidents is listed in the top 10 causes for death. The... »

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Infosys and Tata Emerge as Top Brands in India

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

21 Jun 11: Indian brands, Infosys and Tata have outperformed many global companies, like Google, Nokia and Facebook and have emerged as the top 2 popular brands in India. This news was based on the survey conducted by TLG, known as TLG index of emerging market ‘Thought Leaders’, wherein editors of newspapers and directors... »

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AICTE Puts on Hold Admissions into Top Engineering Colleges

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

21 Jun 11: AICTE had put on hold the admissions into various prominent engineering colleges, as these colleges didn’t provide proper details of their admission process, curriculum and other facilities. The various colleges in to which the admissions are stopped are Chaitanya Bharati Institute of Technology (CBIT), Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Technology (MGIT) and... »

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Google’s Street View Service in India is Temporarily Put Off

Monday, June 20th, 2011

20 Jun 11: The Google’s Street View service which was started in India just recently from the city of Bangalore is facing objections from city police. In this regard Google has deployed street view cars which will drive all around the Bangalore to take pictures and map the city’s streets. Google too has confirmed... »

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City Roads to Get Rid of Potholes with Introduction of White-topped Roads

Monday, June 20th, 2011

20 Jun 11: In order to make the city roads clear of potholes in monsoons, GHMC has announced that white topping will be done on roads. On a pilot basis, this white topping will be done on a stretch of 1km between Lakdikapul and Mehdipatnam, with a budget of 1 crore. If it is... »

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