Archive for September, 2012

Hyderabad to Host 11th International Biodiversity Conference of Parties

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

Come October 1, the city of Hyderabad is going to host the biggest ever global summit in the history of independent India – the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity. The event, which is the 11th edition of Conference of Parties (CoP-11) for the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), will take place in Hyderabad... »

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AP Engineering New Fee Structure for 2012 Admissions Announced

Monday, September 17th, 2012

Seems like the confusion over the engineering fee hike, uniform fee structure, fee-reimbursement counselling schedule, etc., is clear now. After heavy discussions, the state CM on 30Aug’12 has finally announced the details of engineering fees, counselling schedule and fee reimbursement. The row over engineering fee structure started in mid-July, this year, when a group... »

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Passport Seva Kendras (PSKs) Help Get Passport Quickly

Monday, September 17th, 2012

Gone are the days when one had to stand in long queues, submit the filled forms and then go through the complex process of obtaining a passport. Now, with the opening of passport seva kendras (PSKs), you can submit forms easily just at the click of a button. This hassle free process can be... »

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Kushaiguda – Moulali Road Reopens After Three Years

Monday, September 17th, 2012
Kushaiguda – Moulali Road Reopens After Three Years

The Kushaiguda – Moulali road has been opened to public use after a hiatus of three years. Going all this time was restoration work on Moulali Kaman, a 200-year-old heritage monument, leading to temporary closure of the Kushaiguda – Moulali road that goes across. The authorities finished off the work, thanks to the judicial... »

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Major Developments in Hyderabad – August 2012

Monday, September 17th, 2012

The month of August had spate of issues for Hyderabadis including court rulings regarding engineering fee structure, power crisis, degraded roads, hike in auto fares, and so forth. Though a few positive events like Saina Nehwal’s Olympic victory, 2% sports quota in government jobs, etc., were cheering enough, they could not overshadow the stress... »

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Students Can Acquire Three Important Certificates Immediately

Sunday, September 16th, 2012

Andhra Pradesh has become the first state in the country to issue income, caste and residential proof certificates to the students. This facility is provided in the eSeva centers across the state, so that students can collect their documents within hours after submitting the application. The applicants should only pay Rs 25 for caste... »

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Top Rankers in JEE to get IIT Seat

Saturday, September 15th, 2012

In the JEE (main), students will have to work hard to rank good, so that they will be eligible for admissions in IITs. Only top 1,50,000 rankers in JEE (main) will be allowed to appear for JEE (advanced). Students from all categories such as general, OBC, SC and ST, who have secured top rank... »

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GHMC will Very Soon Set Up Livestock in the City Outskirts

Friday, September 14th, 2012

The GHMC (Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation) is all set to introduce a modern Terminal Market Yard for Livestock on the city outskirts for farmers very soon. The Terminal Market Yard will offer many choices for sale on the basis of “Build, Own, Operate and Transfer (BOOT)”. It will include electronic auction, and direct sale... »

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Top Honour Given to Taj Falaknuma Palace at Conde Nast Traveller Readers Awards (Asia and the Indian Subcontinent)

Friday, September 14th, 2012

Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad, has bagged the prestigious Conde Nast Traveller Readers Awards for the second time in a row in the Overseas Leisure Hotels category. The Palace hotel, noted for its royal hospitality, ambiance, service and is also known as the ‘mirror of the sky’ won the first place at the awards ceremony... »

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GHMC Fails to Fight Against Mosquito Menace

Monday, September 10th, 2012

The GHMC has given up it’s fight against mosquito menace and has put the burden on educational institutions and IT firms with large campuses to take up their own anti-larval operations, as most of the malaria and dengue cases were reported from employees of IT firms and students of educational institutions. Schools were also... »

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