Archive for December, 2012

Bank Account Available at Your Doorstep

Monday, December 31st, 2012

Now, you can open a bank account at the comforts of your home. The government has set up a target for all the voters registered in Greater Hyderabad to have a savings bank account opened. Also the Centre’s policy is to ensure that every person in India has a bank account. Even if there... »

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City Engineering Grads with Poor Employability Levels

Sunday, December 30th, 2012

This year many of the engineering graduates from the city still remained unemployed. Many of them as well as the parents are assuming that this is because of slow down of recruitments by IT and ITES companies. Of course the recruitment has been slowed down compared to previous years, but it is not only... »

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Limit to Higher Education Scholarship

Saturday, December 29th, 2012

Scholarship for candidates pursuing MCA and MBA has been fixed at a limit of Rs 27,000 which comes into effective in 2012-13, regardless of tuition fee. The Scheduled Category candidates are reimbursed with fee. The maximum fee reimbursed under the scholarship scheme is fixed at Rs 27,000. The fees prescribed for each student per... »

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Hike in ORR Tolls

Saturday, December 29th, 2012

According to the recommendation of National Highway Authority of India (NHAI), Outer Ring Road (ORR) tolls are going to be increased from April 2013. The hike will come into force at all toll points. The hike is about three paisa and LCVs and nine paisa for buses per km from mini-uses on the expanse.... »

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IVRS Coming Up at HMWS&SB

Friday, December 28th, 2012

Customers can call Metro Customer Centre (MCC) of HMWS&SB at 155313 from their mobile numbers using interactive Voice Response System (IVRS) facility. It is effective from December 24. The IVRS will work for the two services namely Dial-A-Tanker and sewerage choke at customer premises. The IVRS will help customers book tankers of water or... »

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Malaria and Dengue – Major Health Risk for Hyderabad

Friday, December 28th, 2012

If the civic authorities in the city do not take strong steps to improve sanitation, there is a major public health risk. Health and urban development personnel have warned the danger of trash lying uncleared, which is a serious hazard to health. Malaria and dengue cases have doubled. 430 cases of malaria have been... »

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Demolition for Widening Roads in the City

Friday, December 28th, 2012

The GHMC is going to demolish some properties with the owners’ assent for widening road on HMR corridor (LB Nagar to Miyapur). GHMC is said to have held talks with the owners of the 54 properties affected by the work. The area is near Chaderghat. Close to 25 owners agreed to give their properties... »

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City Experiences Cold Wave as Temperature Dips to 13ºC

Thursday, December 27th, 2012

The 26th December of this month was one of the coldest days of this season, as the city shivered at 13ºC, which was 2 degrees below normal. The drop in the temperature and the chilling waves in the city left everyone shivering. In the coming days, the city is likely to experience the cold... »

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Rajiv Gandhi International Airport to Get Another Expressway

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

To reduce commute time to the airport, the GHMC has decided to build another expressway to Rajiv Gandhi International Airport. The Owaisi Hospital – Aramgarh stretch will be developed as an expressway. The merging traffic at Chandrayangutta crossroads, that comes from Old City and other parts is causing heavy traffic congestion leading to many... »

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Heritage Library at Chowmahalla Palace

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

A new attraction has made its way to the Chowmahalla Palace, it is the ‘Heritage Library’. The library has nearly 10,000 books with Asaf Jahi Nizams’ personal collection. The library is open to public and re-creates a beautiful look of the Nizam’s era, with portraits, paintings and refurbished furniture of the Nizam’s. The books... »

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