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Posted On February 23, 2017By telanganaIn City, Slider, Telangana

KCR prays for prosperity of Telangana, AP

Tirumala: Telangana State Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, who visited Tirumala on Wednesday for the first time after bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, said that he prayed for the prosperity of two Telugu states. Speaking to media after offering prayers to Lord Venkateswara, KCR said he prayed for the well-being and prosperity of the two Telugu states. He said that he has fulfilled his vow of donating jewels to the Lord on behalf of the Telengana Government. He exuded confidence that the two states maintain bonhomie and March ahead. Telangana ChiefRead More

Posted On February 21, 2017By telanganaIn Business, City, Telangana

Notification of Telangana Eamcet on February 27

Hyderabad: The Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University on Monday announced that the notification for conducting Engineering Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test (Eamcet) would be issued on February 27 and the applications would be received from March 3. Issuing the schedule, the officials of JNTU said that the last date to submit applications online without fine is April 3.   Correction of application data would be allowed from April 7 to 20. Last date for submission of online applications with fine of Rs 500 is April 12 and with Rs 1,000Read More

Posted On February 18, 2017By telanganaIn City, Slider, Telangana

14 GHMC Model Markets ready for use

Hyderabad:  Construction of 14 out of 40 proposed Model Markets have been completed, informed The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) on Friday. The 40 Model Markets are being constructed to the tune of Rs 20.33 Crore. The ground floor has 7 shops each of 70 to 140 sq.ft and the first floor consists of 8 shops with parking, toilets and other basic minimum facilities. Shops are allotted to various commodities and services other than that of hotels, restaurants, wine shops and others in these markets. The GHMC authorities informed thatRead More
Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao today exhorted district Collectors to remain focused on effective implementation of government programmes. He asked the officials to study each and every family, their living standards, identify the poor among them and design exclusive programmes for their benefit. Rao, who spoke at a conference of district Collectors, said new districts have been formed for decentralisation of administration, better governance and public convenience, according to a release from his office. The number of districts in the state has been increased from 10 to 31Read More

Posted On February 5, 2017By telanganaIn City, Slider, Telangana

Telangana Budget draws big building plans

Hyderabad: Posh residential colony for all IAS and IPS officers in the Hyderabad, Collector offices in 28 districts and, state-of-the-art hi-tech new Secretariat building are among the proposals that are said to have been incorporated in the budget proposals for 2017-18. Top sources in the Roads and Buildings department told The Hans India that the state government has decided to take up construction activity in a big way as part of improving infrastructure facilities in next financial year. Nearly Rs 2,000 crore is likely to be allocated for the constructionRead More
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Tuesday inaugurated Bhakta Ramadasu Lift Irrigation Scheme and vowed to achieve the goal of irrigating one crore acres of land in the state. He dedicated Bhakta Ramadasu Lift Irrigation Scheme (BRLIS) to the people in Khammam district. Claimed to be first of its kind in the country to be completed in 11 months, the project will use Krishna river water to irrigate 60,000 acres of land in drought prone areas of the district. The government spent Rs 336 crore on BRLIS, which wasRead More
Bhadrachalam: Principal Secretary of Housing Chitra Ramachandran on Saturday inspected the double bedroom houses being built at the AMC colony in the temple town and Gangolu village of Dammugudem mandal for the homeless poor. She expressed satisfaction over the progress. Accompanied by District Collector Rajiv Gandhi Hanmanthu and Housing Chief Engineer Eswaraiah, she visited the houses for the poor under construction. She said the programme, meant for realising the dream of the poor to own a house, would leave an indelible mark on the people’s mind. Quoting the Chief Minister,Read More

Posted On January 29, 2017By telanganaIn City, Slider, Telangana

KCR Govt mulls sub-plans for BCs, minorities

Hyderabad: Following the demand from opposition parties and social organisations, the government is mulling to introduce separate sub-plans for BCs and minorities in the 2017 budget. Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao is learnt to have discussed the issue with officials of BC welfare and minorities departments. Top officials of these departments told The Hans India that the government was keen to create sub-plans for the two communities on the lines of SC/ST sub-plans. The sub-plans, they said, would help in allocating specific funds to each community engaged in different traditionalRead More

Posted On January 27, 2017By telanganaIn City, Telangana

Non-voters lose their rights: Telangana Governor

Hyderabad: Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan on Wednesday said a person who does not vote has no right to make demands on the government. Speaking at an event organised on the eve of National Voter’s Day at Ravindra Bharathi here on Wednesday, Mr Narasimhan said voting in an election is the right given to citizens by the Constitution and it is a citizen’s responsibility to vote, which is paramount in parliamentary democracy. “If you don’t vote in elections, you have no right to demand the government to do this or that,” MrRead More

Posted On January 26, 2017By telanganaIn City, Telangana

Short circuit in Owaisi Hospital

Hyderabad: A short circuit in a doctor’s cabin on the second floor of Owaisi Hospital adjacent to the paediatric intensive care unit led to major chaos as women ran with their children to the ground floor. The fire occurred at 9.30 am. According to patients’ attendants, the cabin was damaged due to the fire. The fire brigade said it did not get any call. A patient’s attendant Aman Riyaz (name changed) said, “The PICU had 15 infants, all of them below 12 months. The mothers panicked at the sound, andRead More