Archive for April, 2013

Need to Incentivise Small & Medium Businesses to Create Professional Jobs in City Centre

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013
Need to Incentivise Small & Medium Businesses to Create Professional Jobs in City Centre

It's a known fact that small and medium businesses, not big businesses, are capable of providing jobs to lakhs of young graduates and create vibrant neighbourhoods in cities. But many potential entrepreneurs are not willing to set up businesses. Know why they are not interested and what government can do to encourage them. »

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Are Today’s Indian Farmers Inferior Versions of the Great Indian Farmers of the Past?

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013
Are Today’s Indian Farmers Inferior Versions of the Great Indian Farmers of the Past?

For thousands of years of Indian civilization, the farmer always paid taxes to the kings. So Kings collected taxes and build roads, palaces, dams, monasteries and temples. How come today the farmers keep complaining about everything while getting everything free? Is this farmer the same farmer who helped build great civilizations of Indian past »

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Ticket Issuing Machines for APSRTC Conductors

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

The RTC has started using the Ticket Issuing Machine (TIM) in nearly 100 city buses in different depots of the State capital. The practice of issuing tickets manually will be replaced by TIM. With the practice of TIM, conductors are relieved from carrying the bulky tickets tray and also dispensing the burdensome duty of... »

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UPSC Mains Exam Postponed from November 5 to December 1

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

The UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) civil services Mains examination which was initially scheduled to be conducted on November 5, has been postponed to December 1. The reason behind the postponement of examinations could be the change in the syllabus for the Main examination. Students will get sufficient time to prepare for the changed... »

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Intermediate First Year Results Released

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

Board of Intermediate Education (BIE), AP declared the results of first year intermediate public examination on 21 April’13. Girls have done better with 59.46% passed, than boys, whose percentage is 50.22. The highlights were as follows. In vocational courses too girls have done better than boys with percentages 55.66 and 38.93 respectively. In all,... »

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Sudden Rain in Hyderabad Brings Relief from Scorching Summer Heat

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

There has been a sudden change in the weather from past two days. The city witnessed unexpected drizzles in many areas of the city that gave respite from the scorching summer heat. With the change in weather, the temperature also dropped by four to five degree Celsius from the normal temperature. Today, the city... »

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No Extension of Aadhar-LPG Deadline: Union Government

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

Union government has declared that, the time limit for Aadhar applications (15 May 2013) for subsidised LPG cylinders, is not going to be extended. LPG consumers not having Aadhaar number have to bear the full cost of cylinder. This is because oil companies will credit the subsidy amount only in the bank accounts of... »

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RGIA, Hyderbad Ranked Number 1 Airport in India

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA), Hyderabad has been rated as the number one airport in the country under World Airport Awards(WWA). It has also been ranked fifth best regional airport in Asia and the eighth best airport in category 5 to 10 mppa capacity. The ratings were assigned at Skytrax-World Airport Awards held at... »

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LPG Consumers to Pay Rs.25 More from 15 May 2013

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Domestic LPG cylinders are going to be costlier by Rs 25 from 15 May 2013. After the hike, each cylinder sells at Rs 437.50. The current price is Rs 412.50. Union government hiked the cylinder price by Rs 50 way back in 2008. The state government bore the cost of subsidy close to Rs... »

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General Bus Pass Holders Can Now Travel in Pushpak Buses

Thursday, April 18th, 2013
General Bus Pass Holders Can Now Travel in Pushpak Buses

Previously general bus pass holders (Rs 750 to 850) were not permitted to travel in Pushpak AC Metro buses, but recently the (Andhra Pradesh Road Transportation Corporation), has announced that even general bus pass holders can travel free in Pushpak AC Metro buses to Shamshabad Airport. This special privilege till date was only to... »

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