Month: January 2013

Population of Greater Hyderabad to Cross One Crore Mark

By the end of 2013, the population under the GHMC (Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation) limits will cross the one crore mark and electorate will be about 70 lakh. In the 2011 census, the urban population of Hyderabad was over 77…

Rise in Number of Voters in Hyderabad

The city is expanding, new colonies are forming in most of the areas in the city and there is also a rise in number of voters in the surrounding assembly segment. The latest revision of electoral rolls that was completed…

More than 12,000 Drunken Driving Cases Booked in One Year in the City

Traffic police in Hyderabad is planning to enforce rules against those who habitually consume alcohol and drive using breath analysers. The police is planning to deploy 35 breath analysers. The campaign against drunken driving was started by Hyderabad Traffic Police…

Higher VAT on Liquor

The state government has increased VAT (Value Added Tax) on IMFL (India made foreign liquor), (different from wine, beer and ready-to-drink type) within the country. The new rate is 190 per cent on different varieties and the price increased thus…

Ways to Commute in the City of Hyderabad

Hyderabad, the capital city of Andhra Pradesh, India, is known for its numerous tourist locations. It has many historical, educational and cultural heritage sites that attract millions of tourists from across the world every year. The historical monument Charminar, palaces,…

Hyderabadis had Great Fun on Sankranthi in the City!

Sankranthi was celebrated with great pomp and joy by the citizens of Hyderabad. The vacation of three-four days gave a much awaited break to busy Hyderabadis to stay back at home, travel peacefully on roads, which are usually crowded with vehicles and once again the traffic was light with better traffic sense. The city celebrated Sankranthi on rooftops flying kites.

Tips to Get Rid of Sun Tan for Kite Flyers

Many people of Hyderabad have enjoyed kite flying this Sankranthi. Now that Sankranthi is over, the one thing that is bothering them, when they look at themselves in the mirror, is the sun tanning that has left them darker. Are…

Post Sankranthi Precautions – For Non-Kite Flyers

Though the festival and festive mood is over, the remains of Sankranthi are still in the air. I’m not talking about leftover sweets and snacks, but about the cut-off kites that are still stuck in the electric wires and trees of the city. This is a usual scenario in Hyderabad, at least for a week following the festival. The local Hyderabadis are pretty much aware of this situation, but not so are the non-kite flyers and non-natives

Kite Festival-2013 – Gymkhana Grounds Hyderabad

Sankranthi in Hyderabad is rather kite flying than anything else. Kite flying starts a week before the festival and ends with the festival. This year, kite flying was sluggish before the festival, because of the mid-exams, but as the festival…