Archive for February, 2013

Taking Care of Your Health While Traveling in India

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

India's vibrant culture, tradition and heritage often attracts people from all over the world. If you are planning to visit some destinations in India like Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Mumbai, Cochin, Calcutta or any part of India, you need to take certain precautions to stay healthy and safe. »

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Festive Seasons of Hyderabad

Thursday, February 28th, 2013
Festive Seasons of Hyderabad

Hyderabad is a multi-cultural and multi-religious city. People living here are of diverse cultures and faiths and celebrate festivals with joy and excitement. Every month comes a major festival celebrated by one or the other community in the Hyderabad city. Festivals in Hyderabad attract a lot of tourists across the world. Not only Hyderabadis... »

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India Resetting – Status and Influence May Not Protect You

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

We are seeing many influential people who misused their powers getting caught and punished in the last few years. Neither their status nor their influence is protecting them. Right from businessmen to big ministers, everybody is vulnerable and likely to get punished. While their success and riches may have been made easily, these people... »

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Dilsukhnagar, Hyderabad Hit by Bomb Blasts

Thursday, February 21st, 2013
Dilsukhnagar, Hyderabad Hit by Bomb Blasts

Dilsukhnagar, known for its busy shops, went into grip of fear and panic because of a couple of bomb blasts on 21 Feb. The blasts left about 16 people dead and more than 100 wounded. The first blast took place around 6.55pm near Venkatadri theatre and the second one took place a few seconds... »

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Professional Tax Hiked in the State

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

The government has decided to make certain changes in professional tax. The limit of tax-exemption for salaried/wage earning people has been hiked from Rs.5,000 to Rs.15,000. According to the new norms, professional tax Rs.150 per month is to be levied on salary/wage earners, in the slab of Rs.15,000-Rs.20,000 and Rs.200 per month for more... »

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None of the Private Engineering Colleges in State has Adequate Faculty

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

It is really sad to hear that not a single college among the 684 private engineering colleges in the state has up-to-the-mark or satisfactory faculty. This information came to light when the task forces carried out inspections in these colleges with the consent of the state government. According to the sources all engineering colleges... »

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Hyderabad Ranked 5th in Receiving Highest Foreign Donations

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

According to sources, Hyderabad has ranked 5th in receiving foreign donations amounting to Rs 325 crore every year. However, experts are saying that this money is never spent or properly utilized for the intended purposes. Instead it is spent on establishment expenditure, rural development purposes, construction of schools, and welfare of children. Thus, city... »

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Intermediate Exams Scheduled on 6th March, 2013

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

The Board of Intermediate Education(BIE) started its arrangements for conducting Intermediate Exams in the State. Practical Exams scheduled from February 6th to 25th, and theoretical exams from March 6th to 23rd. As many as 6,67,319 students including vocational stream are appearing for practical exams this year, compared to 6,33,571 appeared last year. Practical exams... »

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Aadhaar Cards to be Issued on the Spot

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

People having been registered for Aadhar cards and have not received them, need not to visit Aadhaar centres. Thanks to government planning to issue Aadhaar cards on the spot to such people. Those who have lost their cards can also avail this facility. To get this job done, Aadhaar servers will be linked to... »

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Oil Tankers may not Ply on the Road from 21st February 2013

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

Government has reduced VAT on Oil tankers from 14.5% to 5% in November 2011. After this, in an agreement with State government officials, Oil companies have agreed to pay 5% VAT on tankers transporting diesel, petrol, and LPG cylinders. But Oil companies did not mention any VAT clause in the tender book. This made... »

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