Archive for September, 2011

State Bank of Hyderabad – Gunfoundry

Thursday, September 29th, 2011
State Bank of Hyderabad – Gunfoundry

State Bank of Hyderabad’s Gunfoundry branch, originally started on April 5, 1942 as a central bank in the erstwhile princely State of the Nizam of Hyderabad and on October 22, 1956, became a fully owned subsidiary of Reserve Bank of India under its present name. Subsequently, on October 1, 1959, it became a wholly... »

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AP Stands First in the Country for Generating More Than 1 Crore Aadhar Cards in 1 Year

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

28 Sep 11: The Aadhar project launched by Unique Identification Authority of India has completed its one year on September 29th. In this one year, Andhra Pradesh was the first state which has generated 1.2 crore of Aadhaar cards in the country out of 3.24 crore enrollments. The UIDAi has set up its first... »

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How Citizens Can Make Use of ‘Right to Information Act’

Monday, September 19th, 2011

Every citizen of India can exercise the ‘Right to Information Act’ to know about any kind of official information of any department. This Act leads to transparent administration. In case you have applied for ration card, driving license, passport, permits or any kind of entitlements to governmental services, then you can make use of... »

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Fraud Companies on a Roll in Hitech City

Saturday, September 17th, 2011

The number of city based fraud IT firms is increasing day by day. Fraudsters are exploiting the ‘stupid obsession’ with Hitech city – many people are in false belief that anything in Hitech city must be good. While it is a fact that most companies looking for fast progress lazily go to Hitech city.... »

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Tariff for Drinking Water is Set to be Hiked

Thursday, September 15th, 2011

15 Sep 11: The HMWSSB has sent a proposal to the government for approval which states that the tariff for drinking water supplied to domestic and commercial consumers has to be hiked. As per the proposal, the water board has decided to increase the tariffs by Rs.2 to Rs.4 per Kilo Liter (KL) for... »

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Corporate Educational System Making Students Unfit for IIT’s

Thursday, September 15th, 2011

The number of suicides in the country’s top technical institutes, IIT’s is increasing at an alarming rate. The obvious reason for all these suicides being the incapability of the students to cope up with the academic pressure. With the recent suicide of the city based girl from IIT-Patna has brought the number of IITians... »

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Cyber Criminals Hack 117 Government Websites in India

Thursday, September 15th, 2011

Recently, the Indian IT and Communications Ministry released a report on the cyber threat faced by India. As per this report submitted by Indian Computer Emergency Response Team, in the last three years of 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 (till June) about 117 Indian government websites have been hacked by the various hacker groups.... »

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IRDA Issues Guidelines for Health Insurance Portability

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

13 Sep 11: The Insurance Regulatory and Authority has issued guidelines to insurers to make the portability of health insurance quick and easy by instructing them to share the data regarding the policies which are to be migrated within a week from the date of request. The IRDA has already created a portal to... »

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State Government Hikes VAT by 1% on Essential Commodities

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

13 Sep 11: The state government has increased the primary VAT (Value Added Tax) slab on essential commodities by 1%. Due to this hike all the goods coming under Schedule IV will have to pay 5% tax as against the previous tax rate of 4%. Under this group there are over 124 categories of... »

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ORR Turning Into Killing Field for City’s Speed Loving Rich Brats

Monday, September 12th, 2011

Unorganized bike racing is becoming common among the city’s rich youth. Areas such as Banjara Hills, Jubilee Hills, Madhapur, Gachibowli and now the latest ORR stretch, Bombay and Bangalore highways are becoming very unpopular for crazy events like bike racing. Kids coming from the families of film stars and government representatives are mostly found... »

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