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Posted On August 20, 2016By telanganaIn City

Telangana govt to bail out Gulf NRIs

Minister for NRI affairs K.T. Rama Rao, who held a marathon meeting with officials last month to take stock of the plight of workers in the Gulf, had asked them to recommend measures for the rehabilitation for Gulf returnees. Officials have examined the rehabilitation package adopted by Kerala for Gulf returnees. The reports obtained from district collectors revealed that most of the affected families were from Karimnagar, Nizamabad, Adilabad, Warangal and Hyderabad. On an average, each family was found to have debts ranging from Rs 7 lakh to Rs 10Read More

Posted On August 19, 2016By telanganaIn City

MP K Kavitha demand of special status to state of AP

Nizamabad MP K Kavitha on Thursday pledged support to the demand of special status to the state of Andhra Pradesh, but added that the benefits which would be given the neighbouring state should be extended also to Telangana. Replying to a question on the support of the TRS to the demand for special status to Andhra Pradesh during a press conference here on Thursday, Kavitha said, “We have nothing to lose if something is given to Andhra Pradesh, but at the same time the same benefits should be given toRead More

Posted On August 19, 2016By telanganaIn City

GHMC hike residential and non-residential property tax

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation is contemplating to hike residential and non-residential property tax in the range of 5 per cent to 10 per cent. Besides this, the corporation would re-assess 4.5 lakh properties for which the property tax has been decreased from Rs 1,200 to Rs 101. According to a senior GHMC official, the state government has put about Rs 130 crore on hold which was sanctioned by the Centre as recommended by the 13th Finance Commission. Besides this, the state government has also reduced the corporation grants fromRead More

Posted On August 18, 2016By telanganaIn City

KTR: Centre should abide by Reorganisation Act

Hyderabad: Arguing against the Centre’s position that there is no proposal to increase the number of Assembly seats in two Telugu states, the Telangana government has asked the Union government to go in for a constitutional amendment to honour the promise on the issue. Ahir had also said that opinion of the Ministry of Law and Justice was sought on the issue (increasing the number of Assembly seats in the two Telugu states), and the Attorney General had replied in the negative. Telangana Minister for Municipal Administration and Urban DevelopmentRead More

Posted On August 18, 2016By telanganaIn City

Baby Born Mid-Air, Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Hyd

NEW DELHI:  A woman gave birth to a premature but healthy baby girl mid-flight while travelling from the United Arab Emirates to the Philippines, forcing the plane to carry out an emergency landing in Hyderabad. The mother, whose due date was two months away, went into labour on board the Cebu Pacific Air flight Sunday as it flew from Dubai to Manila, her fellow passenger Missy Berberabe Umandal posted on Facebook. Panicked flight attendants started calling out for medical assistance — discovering two nurses among the passengers — before turningRead More