Archive for February, 2014

No Water Supply in City on March 1 and 2

Friday, February 28th, 2014

There will be no water supply in a few areas from March 1 (4 a.m.) to March 2 (12 p.m.) due to repair works to the raw water conduit at the Osmansagar reservoir. The areas that are likely to be affected are Vijayanagar Colony, Shantinagar, Diamond Hills Colony, Gulshan Colony, Salarjung Colony, Shaikpet, Indiranagar,... »

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Highlights of Interim Budget 2014 (Vote-on-Account) – What it Means for the Educated Middle Class

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

Union government presented an Interim Budget. The budget is a vote-on-account because the government seeks to Lok Sabha’s sanction (voting) to spend for immediate expenditures until a full budget is presented. Once the norms in the budget are in force, educated middle class people can get things at cheaper prices than before. Following are... »

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Qubani Ka Meetha – A Royal Hyderabadi Delicacy

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014
Qubani Ka Meetha – A Royal Hyderabadi Delicacy

A Hyderabadi desert, Qubani ka meetha is made with apricot puree and served with cream/malai, custard or ice cream. It is one of the famous sweet dishes Hyderabad is known for. This dish is simple and easy to prepare. Enjoy this sweet dish by preparing it at home. »

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No User Development Fee at Hyderabad Airport wef April 1, 2014

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

The Airports Economic Regulatory Authority (AERA) is going to stop collecting user development fee (UDF) from April 1, 2014 until March 31, 2016. The UDF is charged by GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd (GHIAL). Currently, domestic passengers at Hyderabad airport are charged Rs 430 plus taxes per passenger (Rs 484 including all taxes). For... »

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Telangana: the 29th State of India

Monday, February 24th, 2014

Telangana has formally been declared as the 29th state of India. Rajya Sabha passed the Andhra Pradesh Re-organisation Bill, 2014, by voice vote. Hyderabad will be the common capital for the next 10 years for the two states Telangana and Seemandhra. Telangana will have 10 districts: Adilabad, Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Mahaboobnagar, Medak, Nalgonda, Nizamabad,... »

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EAMCET Registration Started from February 20

Saturday, February 22nd, 2014

Online registration for EAMCET has started on February 20, 2014. Candidates have to log on to www.apeamcet.org for filling and uploading their applications. The last date for the registration is April 4, 2014 without fine. The amount payable as registration for each candidate is Rs. 250 and has to be paid via E-Seva, Mee... »

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GHMC Organizing ‘Property Tax Parishkaram’

Friday, February 21st, 2014

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) is going to organize ‘Property Tax Parishkaram’ (PTP). It is scheduled to be held from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on February 22, 2014 at all circle offices. In this program, all the property tax related grievances are to be addressed and resolved on the spot or will... »

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All Zones and Circles of GHMC to be Networked Soon

Friday, February 21st, 2014

All five zonal offices and eighteen circle offices of GHMC, functioning with head office would be networked with video conferencing facility soon. Once it becomes operational, it helps in quick interaction between officers of different zones and circles. Thus, it will save their travel time to different office locations. The GHMC has decided to... »

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Minimum Auto Fare Hiked

Friday, February 21st, 2014

The Government has approved the proposed changes in auto fares. The minimum auto fare in the city has been increased to Rs. 20 from Rs. 16. For every subsequent kilometre, it has been increased to Rs. 11 from Rs. 9. Waiting charges have been increased by 50 paise per minute. With the new fares,... »

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The Secret of Making Authentic Hyderabadi Haleem Revealed

Friday, February 14th, 2014
The Secret of Making Authentic Hyderabadi Haleem Revealed

Haleem, a famous delicacy of Hyderabad is a nutritious stew made with wheat, mutton/chicken and pulses. It is available in almost every restaurant, food stalls and even at streets in Ramzan (the holy month of muslims). But if you know how to prepare Haleem at home, you can enjoy this delicious dish anytime of... »

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