Archive for October 19th, 2012

Hyderabad Ranked Fifth in Contribution to GDP

Friday, October 19th, 2012

Hyderabad has been reported to be the fifth largest city of India in terms of demographic and contribution to GDP estimated at $74 billion, relegating Chennai beneath. The city has been performing well in fields like information technology (IT), pharmacy, and biotechnology. The city regained the place after Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, and Bangalore. Hyderabad,... »

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Domestic LPG Cylinder in Hyderabad @ 413

Friday, October 19th, 2012

The Union government has hiked LPG dealers’ commission by 12.42 from Rs 25.83 per cylinder to Rs 37.25 for a 14.2 kg, which raises the price of each cylinder to Rs.412.92 or Rs.413 approximately. This is unlike before when dealers’ commission was adjusted within the retail selling price(RSP). The commission was reportedly revised in... »

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Global Urban Population Likely to Rise to 6.3 Billion by 2050

Friday, October 19th, 2012

Concerns have been expressed at the Convention of Biological Diversity that global urban population is likely to rise to 6.3 billion close to double the population in 2010, which stood at 3.5 billion. This brings in challenges in respect of managing biological diversity. Urban area is likely to triple between 2000 and 2030 and... »

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Hyderabad’s Poor Performance in Healthy Biodiversity Test

Friday, October 19th, 2012

Greater Hyderabad fared poor- 36 out of 92. The performance was dismal in recreational and education services for children. It got zero (out of four) in three indicators and one in 12 with regard to healthy biodiversity. This data are according to the index published at the Cities for Life summit. The index is... »

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