Archive for July, 2011

Gachibowli Stadium to Host Non-Sporting Events to Repay Loan

Sunday, July 31st, 2011

31 Jul 11: The state government has decided to rent the Gachibowli stadium for non-sporting events, cultural shows, exhibitions and other commercial activities. This decision was taken to generate more incomes for the stadium, as the loan taken by Sports Authority of Andhra Pradesh (SAAP) to construct the stadium is not yet repaid. To... »

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Details of Bus Services now Available on Google Transit, a New App from Google

Sunday, July 31st, 2011
Details of Bus Services now Available on Google Transit, a New App from Google

Google Transit app helps people to know about the public transport facilities available for traveling between two places. This service will be very helpful for the people, who are not familiar with the public transport services like the APSRTC buses and MMTS, in Hyderabad. Google Transit in Hyderabad Though Google Transit was already available... »

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Electricity Charges to be Hiked

Sunday, July 31st, 2011

31 Jul 11: The power distribution companies (Discoms) in Andhra Pradesh have sent a proposal to the AP State Electricity Regulatory Commission (APSERC) asking permission to levy fuel surcharge adjustment (FSA) of 60 paise per unit on all the consumers including domestic. This proposal has been put forward by the Discoms to raise Rs.540... »

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Negligence Causes Threat to About 100 Heritage Structures in the City

Saturday, July 30th, 2011

30 Jul 11: According to the state archeology department and INTACH about 100 old heritage structures in the city are on the verge of collapse due to negligence and lack of conservation by archeology department. Majority of these monuments are either about 100 years old, some even date back to 200 years old and... »

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GHMC to Bulldoze Illegal Constructions and Encroachments on Footpaths

Friday, July 29th, 2011

29 Jul 11: The GHMC will start the demolition drive of various illegal constructions from August 1. The various structures which are ready to get cleared off are – illegal constructions of 670 commercial buildings which have converted their parking areas in to commercial spaces, 34 buildings which have violated the building norms on... »

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No Marriage Registrations and Bank Transactions Without Aadhar Card

Friday, July 29th, 2011

29 Jul 11: The state government has freshly announced that, apart from giving access to various state and central schemes and also acting act as a identity proof for getting various licenses, Aadhar card will now be made mandatory for getting a marriage registered and also for processing bank transactions. The government has announced... »

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Now Main Roads in the City to be Free from Mobile Vending

Friday, July 29th, 2011

29 Jul 11: GHMC has announced that as a part of a special drive, mobile vending and stationary businesses on the main roads (red zones) in all the 18 circles of the city will be taken off. This is being done in order to enable free movement of vehicular traffic on roads and also... »

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Another Foreign University with 90% of Indian Students Accused for VISA Fraud

Friday, July 29th, 2011

29 Jul 11: University of North Virginia’s Annadale campus, an unaccredited private university, situated in the suburb of Washington DC has been raided by US authorities from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Federal Beaureau of Investigation (FBI). The university is accused of issuing illegal visas to foreign students for admissions in to campus.... »

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Flyovers in the City to be More Safe

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

28 Jul 11: Keeping in view the increasing number of accidents on flyovers, GHMC in association with city’s traffic department has decided to fix glow studs and cat eyes on flyovers and approach roads leading to them. It was found that most of the accidents took place while motorists were trying to take ‘U’... »

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City Traffic Department Gets Funds for Road Safety Gadgets

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

26 Jul 11: About Rs.39 lakh has been sanctioned by the state government towards procuring road safety gadgets for improving traffic conditions in Hyderabad. Some of the most important gadgets include 50 programmable device applications worth Rs.19 lakh, 200 cameras worth Rs.9.50 lakh and 25 breath analyzers worth Rs.10.50 lakh. Though advanced measures are... »

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