Archive for June, 2011

The Industry of Clinical Trials is Worth Rs.5,000 crore in India

Monday, June 20th, 2011

The drug trial industry which was Rs.800 crore just three years back is now a worth of Rs.5,000 crore. Though clinical trials (CT) carried out in India are not recognized by many developed countries like USA, many of the foreign companies prefer to conduct trials in India. This is because the clinical trials which... »

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Consortium of Private un-aided colleges to Have Their Own EAMCET and ICET Exams on July 3

Sunday, June 19th, 2011

19 Jun 11: Consortium of the Associations of Private Un-aided Professional Colleges has gained permission from Admissions and Fee Regulatory Committee to conduct its own Eamcet and Icet exams for admissions in to engineering, pharmacy, MBA and MCA courses. There are five engineering colleges, 10 MBA/MCA colleges and two pharmacy colleges in the consortium.... »

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Indian B-Schools to Report Maximum Earning Potential Instead of CTC

Sunday, June 19th, 2011

19 Jun 11: All the business schools in the country used to state Cost to Company in all their placement reports. But now to maintain transparency in reporting salary components in placements, IIM-A (Ahmedabad), has decided to report maximum earning potential in their placement reports, instead of cost-to-company (CTC), as it gave a wrong... »

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CDFD Campus to be Set Up at Survey of India Premises in Uppal

Saturday, June 18th, 2011

18 Jun 11: The Center for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD) is a national institute that comes under Department of Biotechnology, under Ministry of Science and Technology. This institute is now being set up at Uppal in the Survey of India (SoI) campus. The SoI has exchanged 20 acres of its 200 acres area... »

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Aadhar Card – Proof of Identity to Avail Various Services of State Government

Friday, June 17th, 2011

17 Jun 11: Aadhar card which is recognized as a proof of identity and address, will give access to various services offered by state government. It will have a ‘unique identity number – Aadhar’, which will be provided by the Unique Identification Authority of India to all the citizens who have enrolled for this... »

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Fine of Rs.500 to be Charged for Jumping Signals

Friday, June 17th, 2011

17 Jun 11: The city traffic police department has sent proposals to government, requesting it to amend the AP Motor Vehicles (MV) Act, so that the upper limit for the fines levied on the motorists can be raised up to Rs.500 for violating various traffic regulations. As per the present Act, a fine of... »

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Sangeet Theater to be Revamped as Mall-cum-multiplex

Friday, June 17th, 2011

17 Jun 11: Secunderabad’s five decade old, prestigious cinema theater, Sangeet 70mm is about to get a makeover as ‘Sangeet Cine Leisure’. This will be the Secunderabad’s first mall cum multiplex. The old complex was demolished in 2008 and the construction work was started in the same year. But the project was held up... »

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Shockingly, India is the Fourth Most Dangerous Place for Women

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

India was ranked fourth in a survey conducted to know the most dangerous places for women in the world. The survey was conducted by Thomson Reuters Trustlaw Women, which is a hub of legal information and legal support for women’s rights. The reasons for India acquiring fourth place are female foeticide, infanticide and human... »

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Languages Spoken in Hyderabad

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Hyderabad, due to its cultural heritage, is one of the popular tourist spots in India. Many of its historical constructions are included in the ‘World Heritage List’ by UNESCO. Apart from its historical background, Hyderabad is also recognized as the fastest growing IT hub in India. The interesting feature of the city is its... »

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Geographical Location of Hyderabad

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Hyderabad, the fifth largest metropolis of India, is the capital city of Andhra Pradesh state. AP is the largest state in South India. Hyderabad is spanned over 260 sq. km. in area and has a population of about 7 million. Hyderabad in India is located on the Deccan Plateau in the southern part of... »

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