Archive for August, 2013

Penalty for Illegal Property Doubled

Thursday, August 29th, 2013

The government has decided to increase penalty for illegal property within GHMC limits. The GHMC Act has been amended accordingly. With this, there will be penalty as high as 100% compared 25% before. Thus, an owner of an illegal building who used to pay Rs one lakh per year now has to pay Rs... »

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Rail Ticket Refund Rules Revised

Friday, August 16th, 2013

Important changes in rules with respect to refund in cancellation of rail ticket have been made. These rules have come into force on 01 July 2013. Unreserved tickets Clerical charges are deducted. Tickets will be considered, if cancelled within three hours of issue, and for tickets issued in advance, they can be cancelled within... »

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Indian Flag – Do’s & Don’ts

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013
Indian Flag – Do’s & Don’ts

Indian tricolour flag is the symbol of national pride. It is the responsibility of every citizen of India to know the dos and don'ts with respect to National Flag. Here are some important rules selected from flag-code of India to be followed while hoisting the national flag. Make sure you follow them. »

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Are You Aware of Your Fundamental Duties as a Citizen of India?

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013
Are You Aware of Your Fundamental Duties as a Citizen of India?

People in India are aware about their Fundamental Rights – ‘Right to Equality’, ‘Right to Freedom’, Right to Speech’, etc., but many don’t know or are unaware about their Fundamental Duties. Did you know that Fundamental Duties Day is observed on 3rd January of every year, well I challenge that 99.99% of citizens would... »

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Spirituality, Science and Social Structure – Three Major and Independent Aspects of Modern Democracy

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

Spirituality, Science and Social Structure are three independent aspects that need to be maintained independently to develop a superior civilization. Spirituality is based on personal beliefs, Science is based on proofs and social structure is based on accepted social practises. One should not interfere or conflict with other two »

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Inter Backlog Students Get Eamcet Relief

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

The state governement has announced that students who have cleared the backlogs in the Inter supplementary exams and qualified in Eamcet, will be allowed for the first phase of Eamcet engineering and medical counselling. It is learnt that nearly 30,000 students who failed in Intermediate exams, were qualified in Eamcet, but only 20,000 students... »

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More Graduates, Fewer Jobs this Year

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

Hiring practices have changed in campus placements for graduates. Earlier companies recruited fresh college graduates and experienced applicants in the ratio of 70:30, but now the companies have made the ratio to 50:50. While some companies have made it to a lesser ratio of 40:60. With the change in hiring practices, fresh graduates who... »

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What Will Be the New Capital For Seemandhra?

Monday, August 12th, 2013
What Will Be the New Capital For Seemandhra?

After bifurcation of the state, Hyderabad will be the joint capital of both states (Telangana and Seemandhra) for 10 years. Seemandhra need to develop its own capital city during these 10 years. There are many cities like Ongole, Vishakapatnam, Vijayawada-Guntur, Rajahmundry, Tirupati and Kurnool contesting to win the race of being a capital city.... »

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Major Developments in Hyderabad – July 2013

Monday, August 12th, 2013

The month of July has been the most crucial and critical month for Hyderabad, as the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh was decided in the last week of the month. The city remained peaceful, there were no protests or marches in the city. The collapse of the 80 year old City Light Hotel building came... »

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APSRTC Buses to be Diverted

Monday, August 12th, 2013

APSRTC Services in Coastal and Rayalaseema regions of the state have been affected because of agitation for Samaikyandhra. Therefore, APSRTC has decided to operate buses on Hyderabad – Bangalore route via Bellary, Raichur and Tumkur to bypass Rayalaseema from 5 August night. The usual route is via Kurnool and Anantapur. The diversion results in... »

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