Archive for May, 2013

75% Road Mishaps in the City by Motorists

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

It seems that city roads are no longer safe due to the lack of discipline for safety rules by motorists. It is learnt that motorists were involved in more than 72% of all accidents in the last 4 years on the city roads. According to Hyderabad traffic police statistics, since 2009, motorists are held... »

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Set Top Box Deadline Extended to June 4

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

The extension on the deadline for set top boxes came as a relief to cable TV users who were unable to get one for their TV due to the shortage in set top boxes. The AP High Court has extended deadline till June 4 for installation of set top boxes and has ordered cable... »

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Monsoon in Hyderabad – Three More Weeks to Go!

Monday, May 6th, 2013
Monsoon in Hyderabad – Three More Weeks to Go!

Hyderabad will soon see an end to the scorching summer with the arrival of monsoons, expected to arrive Hyderabad city in the last week of May. Though the exact date is difficult to predict as on which day the monsoon is likely to hit the city. It depends on various factors such as cloud... »

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IAS Results – AP Drops Out of Top 10 Ranks

Monday, May 6th, 2013

The state bagged the highest rank at No. 16. in the civil services examination conducted by the UPSC. The drop in IAS rank has been continuing since last two years. Last year, from AP only 33 candidates were selected to the civil services and the previous year, the count was 55. The 16th rank... »

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Power Cuts Back in Hyderabad

Monday, May 6th, 2013

With the rise in temperature, power cuts are back again in the city. The CPDCL (Central Power Distribution Company Limited) has announced one hour power cut duration in Greater Hyderabad from today. The CPDCL chairman stated that the sudden rise in temperature had increased the demand of power supply, due to which they had... »

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Even Colleges Fake CVs, Cheat Students

Monday, May 6th, 2013

According to government officials, colleges are indulging in making false CVs and unjustified claims for achieving 100% campus placements and high salary offers to attract students. During the course of inspection, the state government task forces found that many engineering, management and MCA colleges are faking campus placement records to lure students and parents.... »

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Tourist Visa-On-Arrival Facility in Hyderabad

Saturday, May 4th, 2013

Hyderabad has been selected among the five cities for the visa-on-arrival facility. The other cities are Goa, Kochi, Bengaluru and Thiruvananthapura airports. The facility comes with a maximum validity of 30 days on conditions that the foreign visitor is visiting India either for tourism or to meet friends and relatives. The facility is only... »

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Types of Soils – Which One is Good for Potted Plants?

Friday, May 3rd, 2013
Types of Soils – Which One is Good for Potted Plants?

Are you planning to grow plants at home and not sure which soil to use? This article lets you know about the different types of soils, their advantages and disadvantages. Also know what to use, where to purchase and how much to spend for soil in Hyderabad. »

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Indian Universities Perform Poorly at Asia Level

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

We are proud of our educational institutes and universities assuming they are world-class. But do you know where they stand when compared to those in other countries? You will be surprised, in fact, disheartened to know their status. Know where our universities are listed in the Asia’s and World’s top lists. »

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Fertilizers for Your Potted Plants

Friday, May 3rd, 2013
Fertilizers for Your Potted Plants

Are you worried about the growth of your plants at home? Not sure what fertilizers to use? Read this article to get answers to all your questions on fertilizers for plants. Know the different types of fertilizers, how to use and their costs. Don’t forget to see the summary at the end of the... »

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