Archive for June, 2012

New Rules for School Buses

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

Prompted by the fatal accident of a bus on the way Shirdi recently when reportedly, 30 people were killed, the government started a drive to catch hold of illegal private bus operators. The transport department has also come up with new rules under which, school and college managements have to display clearly the data... »

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Five Additional CPDCL Customer Care Centres Coming Up

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

Getting positive response from the customers, the Central Power Distribution Company of Andhra Pradesh Limited (CPDCL) is coming up with five additional integrated customer service centres (ICSC) in greater Hyderabad. Currently, there are eight ICSCs functioning at Kukatpaly, Azambad, Troop Bazar, Charminar, Ameerpet, Secunderabad, Saroor Nagar and Habsiguda in GHMC territory and five in... »

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Easy Loans for Vocational Courses

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

For people regardless of age, who are studious enough to pursue professional courses with high employability, things have been made easy to get financial assistance from banks in the form of educational loan. The IBA has come up with a new set of guidelines for the banks in this regard. The vocational courses that... »

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New Format for Internals Under JNTUH

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

The JNTU, Hyderabad has decided to do away with the present pattern in respect to mid examinations and introduce computer based testing (CBT) instead in the ensuing academic session in various engineering courses. The move has been taken because of complaints regarding ‘discrimination and victimisation’ by colleges while awarding internal marks. As the role... »

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2500 School and College Buses Unfit for Plying

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

About 2500 school buses in Hyderabad and Rangareddy districts ply without authentication for fitness by transport authorities. As per sources, there are a number of complaints received on the unfitness of the buses. The condition is more serious in buses of engineering colleges. As a preventive measure, the condition of 15 year operational limit... »

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Colleges Raise Cut-Off for Admission

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

Colleges in Hyderabad have increased sharply the cut-off percentage for admission in graduation. Reportedly, this year the number students who scored more than 82 percent are significantly greater compared to the last years. According to the experts, the increase in the number of applicants with more than 80% greatly influences the cut-off percentages for... »

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Twin Bridge for Lakdi-Ka-Pool

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

With GHMC getting a positive court ruling in favour of acquiring a piece of land at Lakdikapool, decks have been cleared for the construction of an approach road as part of the proposed parallel road in the locality intended to ease traffic flow. Started in July 2011, the work was scheduled to be completed... »

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Illegal Sewerage Rampant in Hyderabad

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

According to HMWSSB data, there are more than one lakh sewerage connections in the GHMC limits, of which most are unauthorised and illegal. Entities such as restaurants, hostels, hotels, private hospitals, multiplexes, theatres and function halls indulge in such illegal connections and thus, dodge levies collected as water cess by the authorities. Reportedly, there... »

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Doing a Job While Pursing Studies is Not Permissible

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

The state government has decided to do away with the scholarship and fees reimbursement to certain students who enroll in M.Tech courses in various engineering colleges in the State, as these students were found to be working as a faculty in the same or other college and are not attending classes. The colleges are... »

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NRI Quota in BE Colleges Fixed at 5%

Monday, June 25th, 2012

As per government orders, non resident Indian (NRI) quota in engineering colleges is to be set at 5%, reducing from the current 15%. The order would come in to effect after the declaration of EAMCET results. The move has been taken because of the increasing complaints regarding the misuse of the provisions of NRI... »

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