Archive for October, 2012

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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Hyderabad Metro Rail: One to Carry 60,000 Passengers

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

Hyderabad Metro Rail is set to be a ‘high density’ project reckoned in terms of number passengers per hour. It is expected to carry 60,000 Passengers Per Hour in Peak Direction (PPHPD). Sources say the capacity to carry more number of peoples has to be made decided prior to ‘via duct and piers’ construction.... »

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ECIL Fabricates World’s Biggest Telescope

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

The biggest telescope on the planet to be installed at the highest observatory in the world at Hanle, Leh, has been proof assembled by public sector undertaking, Electronics Corporation of India Limited (ECIL), Hyderabad. The testing stage is expected to be finished by December. Bhaba Atomic Research Centre (BARC) is also said to taking... »

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40% of City Women Have Committed Traffic Offences

Monday, October 15th, 2012

According to the traffic police personnel’s estimation, nearly 40% of women have violated traffic rules. But many a times they don’t get booked because the traffic police lack of women constables and sub-inspectors. While most of the young women have been caught for over speeding. Approximately, 6% of women have been registered under traffic... »

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New Toll on ORR

Monday, October 15th, 2012

Tolls are going to be collected from commuters using the Nehru Outer Ring Road on the southern stretch, between Pedda Amberpet and Patancheru and the link road connecting Gachibowli. According GHMC, 75 lanes are going to oeprate at 12 interchanges. Commuters ensure to collect a token at the entry point and pay the exit... »

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Metro Rail Not to be Via Secunderabad Railway Station

Monday, October 15th, 2012

The metro rail viaduct is to bypass the Secunderabad railway station’s skyline. It is also to be built much higher than as originally planned when crossing the railway tracks. Metro line crossing corridors will have railway track crossings. Four of these are near the railway station-Alugaddabhavi, Chilkalguda, Oliphant Bridge and Bhoiguda. The other railway... »

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Engineering Colleges Given a Choice to Close Their Institutions

Friday, October 12th, 2012

The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), has given an offer to all engineering colleges across the state. Thus, if they want to close their institutions due to poor admissions and asked the college managements to inform them before December. There are about 3.4 lakh seats available in 717 engineering colleges in Hyderabad... »

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Major Developments in Hyderabad – September 2012

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

The people of Hyderabad were very busy in the month of September. While the civic authorities have geared up the city with beautification works and arrangements for the global event on biodiversity, CoP – 11, the people of Hyderabad were blissfully immersed in the celebrations of Ganesh Chaturthi and Ganesh immersion. Celebrations apart, health... »

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