Archive for May, 2012

Osmania University – One of the Best Universities of India

Saturday, May 26th, 2012

Osmania University has been ranked among the top 10 universities. It has been placed at sixth rank among 160 universities. Happily, this is improvement in the rank from seventh last year. Reportedly, 160 universities were ranked based on perpetual and factual scores on parameters like reputation, quality of academic input, faculty, research publications etc.... »

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Hyderabad Schools’ Poor Show in SSC Exam

Saturday, May 26th, 2012

Schools in Hyderabad have consistently performed poorly albeit there is improvement from 66% in 2008 to 76.94% in 2012, a whopping 13,328 out of 60,000 students failed. Considering government and private body managed schools, the former have improved in performance from 56% to 83% over the past five years, whereas the latter have done... »

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Acute Water Scarcity in Hyderabad

Saturday, May 26th, 2012

Shortfall of water has turned out to be more acute because of fast depletion of water level in reservoirs. Most parts of the city are hit by water scarcity and it has led to mounting complaints to the authorities. Currently the Water Board manages the situation by pumping water from the Osmansagar reservoir. If... »

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Petrol Price Hike Moves Car Prices down

Friday, May 25th, 2012

The recent petrol price hike by Rs 7.50 has led car makers, Maruthi, Tata, Hundai and others to slash prices of petrol vehicle by as much as Rs 50,000. Car makers across the spectrum have viewed that the impact of fuel price hike would be severe as the market is already in the doldrums... »

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Resolving a Conflict at Workplace: Tips for Freshers

Friday, May 25th, 2012

By: B. K. Vijay Conflicts regularly happen at workplace. The frequency of such conflicts is more among the freshers. Workplace conflicts need not be big, but careers are made or broken by how the new employee handles the small conflicts at work. They should be able to handle such situations in a proper way... »

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Petrol Price Hike – The Steepest Ever

Friday, May 25th, 2012

Petrol price has been hiked by Rs 8.36 a litre in Hyderabad. This is the steepest hike ever made. Henceforth petrol will sell at Rs 81.44 a litre. Compared to other metropolitan cites, petrol is reportedly dearest in Hyderabad. Alas! Hyderabadis are a bit less fortunate. The hike is said to be in order... »

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GHMC’s Disability Card Scheme – VIKASAM

Friday, May 25th, 2012

GHMC has activated the issue of identity cards to differently-abled people in the city under its flagship scheme Vikasam. Any person with aforesaid attribute desiring to apply for id can do so by downloading the application from the GHMC’s website or making a request at the head office or any of the circle offices.... »

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High-Rise Hospitals to Get Fire Stations

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

According to recent government orders under Andhra Pradesh Fire Prevention and Safety Measures for High-Rise Hospital Buildings Rules-2011, builders constructing high-rise hospitals have to contribute 25% of the expenditure for building a fire station in the proximity. If a fire station is already there, the hospital has to contribute 25% of expenditure for improving,... »

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City Bears the Brunt of Sound Pollution

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

According to the data furnished by Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Hyderabadis are the victims of pollution chronically. The data are the outcome of the setting up monitoring stations by CPCB at five locations. Regardless of residential, commercial, or sensitive zones, and irrespective of the timing- day or night, decibel levels are above the... »

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Tech Colleges in AP Apply for Closure

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

56 technical institutions in the state have applied to AICTE requesting for closure. The reason is poor response to admission. There were as many as 150 such applications received by AICTE for closure across the country and AP topped the list. The colleges from the state include 28 MCA colleges, 14 MBA colleges, 5... »

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