Archive for June, 2013

Entry Fee for 4-Wheelers into Zoo Hiked

Saturday, June 29th, 2013

From 1st July 2013, the entry fee of four wheelers into Nehru Zoological Park will be hiked from Rs 750 to Rs 1,000. The hike was made in order to restrict the number of private vehicles inside the zoo. According to the zoo authorities there are nearly 400 to 500 vehicles that enter the... »

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Posh Colonies in Hyderabad Get More Drinking Water !

Saturday, June 29th, 2013

When other areas in the city are facing shortage in supply of drinking water, areas like Jubilee Hills, Madhapur and Gachibowli are getting more water. In summer more water was supplied to these areas. Gachibowli section of division 15 got around 71.22 kilolitres (kl) of water where there are 4,598 connections. Madhapur was also... »

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Hyderabad Metro Rail Project – Facts to Keep You Informed

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

The construction works of Hyderabad Metro Rail is in full swing. It is the world’s biggest Metro Rail project in public private partnership (PPP) mode. The project is been taken up by Larsen & Turbo (L&T) and the project is estimated to cost around 14,132 crores. The length of the Metro rail is 72... »

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Hyderabad Roads Choked With Traffic

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

In the last few years, Hyderabad has witnessed a huge growth in population and in number of vehicles. Population grew by 24 per cent and rise in number of vehicles was nearly 230 per cent. Due to the increasing population there is rise in vehicles and space on the roads is getting jammed with... »

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Uneven Water Supply in Hyderabad

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

Despite heavy rains in city in the last few days, some areas in Hyderabad have been facing shortage in water supply. It is learnt that some areas are getting 24×7 water, while some areas are not even getting water once in two days. Why is it that there is uneven distribution of water supply?... »

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Prices of Vegetables Skyrocket

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

Vegetable prices have skyrocked in Hyderabad city. It’s becoming difficult for many citizens to buy vegetables at these costs. People who would buy 1 kg vegetables are now buying half kg and the ones that would buy half kg are now buying one-fourth kg. If vegetable prices soar at this rate, then very soon... »

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City to Have Permanent Aadhaar Centres

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

This news came as a relief to the thousands of people who have been going through a tedious procedure of obtaining Aadhaar card. In a month, the UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India) will set up nearly 1,400 permanent enrolment centers across all the districts in the state. Along with the existing Mee Seva... »

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Pay Passport Fee Online from July Onwards

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

Come July and having a passport will become easier, as the ministry of external affairs is planning to introduce a new service that makes it easy for passport applicants to pay passport fee online while submitting the application. The application fee can be paid through debit or credit card and if the applicant does... »

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Benefits for Defaulting Service Tax Payers

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

The service tax department of State government has come up with a plan to those who never pay service tax. More than half the registered assessees (those who are to pay service tax by law) do not pay the tax. Many others have not registered with department yet. Under the norms of ‘Service Tax... »

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Unemployment High in Urban Areas in AP

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

According to the estimates of the National Sample Survey (NSS), urban unemployment in AP is highest at all India level. Unemployment among men in urban areas was 4.1% and 6.6% among women for the period July 2011 to June 2012. Unemployment rate in urban areas across the state is 4.7%. The national urban unemployment... »

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