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Double-decker flyover to dot Hyderabad landscape?

Double-decker flyover to dot Hyderabad landscape?

Nov 24,2017 , 04:18 AM IST | Latest News
In its efforts to ease traffic congestion in the stretch of Balanagar and Kukatpally, Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) officials are coming up with a revamp proposal for a double-decker flyover instead of the six-lane-two-way flyover from Balanagar to Narsapur X Road.
Street artists add their touch

Street artists add their touch

Nov 17,2017 , 11:13 PM IST | Hyderabad Tab
With the Global Entrepreneur Summit (GES) to be held in the city, localities including students and workers are leaving no stone unturned to give the Hitec City an artistic look; all stops are being pulled for beautification of the area.
HMDA revenue leapfrogs to 425 crore in two years

HMDA revenue leapfrogs to 425 crore in two years

Oct 29,2017 , 04:32 AM IST | Telangana
The Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) saw an increase in revenue over past two financial years. During the financial year 2014-15, the Department generated revenue of Rs 250 crore but now HMDA netted revenue of Rs 425 crore from various development charges.
HMDA loses fortune

HMDA loses fortune

Oct 12,2017 , 03:28 AM IST | Telangana
Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) is grappling with the poor response from business community to take lease of space in its commercial complexes. Almost 50 per cent of space in the commercial complexes in Maitrivanam, Swarnajayanthi, Maitrivihar, Hermitage office and Tarnaka complex remains vacant. It has resulted in a loss of over Rs 100 lakh a month to HMDA.
HMDA sports arena project fails to kick off

HMDA sports arena project fails to kick off

Oct 11,2017 , 03:38 AM IST | Telangana
The Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) earlier in the month of August had planned to take up sports cum leisure entertainment arena. But it has been put on hold as the HMDA did not receive government permission.
New set of eyes on ORR to deter speed demons

New set of eyes on ORR to deter speed demons

Oct 08,2017 , 04:57 AM IST | Telangana
Though the Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) has installed speed guns on Outer Ring Road (ORR), the HMDA officials are contemplating to install ‘speed cameras ‘or ‘speed claiming device’ in collaboration with the traffic police department. Recently, the HMDA has written letter to police department for the approval and installation of these ‘speed cameras’.
Hyderabad’s oldest Jain temple has links to Maurya dynasty

Hyderabad’s oldest Jain temple has links to Maurya dynasty

Oct 06,2017 , 03:51 AM IST | Telangana
Not many people in the city know that the Sree Adinatha Jain Temple located at RP Road in Secunderabad has great historic links to the famous Maurya dynasty. Though the temple is only 200 years old, the idols of Lord Adinatha, Mahaveer Swami and Abhinandan Sawai installed in it date back to about 2,000 years. These idols have been carved out during the era of Samprati Samrat (grandson of Ashoka th
SC clears Kokapet land case in favour of HMDA

SC clears Kokapet land case in favour of HMDA

Oct 05,2017 , 04:02 AM IST | Telangana
The Supreme Court on Wednesday cleared long-pending Kokapet land case in favour of Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA). Private persons during 2002 filed a case in the apex court claiming 1,635 acres land in Kokapet village of Rangareddy district. After gruelling 15 years, the HMDA owned right over the 623 acres of land with the Supreme Court’s verdict. The HMDA claimed that the la
Private schools wink at govt order

Private schools wink at govt order

Oct 04,2017 , 02:43 AM IST | Telangana
Despite orders issued by the Directorate of School Education, more than 50 per cent of the private schools across the city are yet to upload details of fee structure and expenditure of their institutions. The State government issued a circular on August 30, directing the private school managements to upload the fee structure and expenditure of their institutions for the academic years 2015-2016, 2
Traffic chaos at RK Puram flyover

Traffic chaos at RK Puram flyover

Oct 03,2017 , 02:14 AM IST | Telangana
The residents of Ramakrishna Puram (RK Puram), Neredmet, Sainikpuri and other nearby areas are left with no choice as the RK Puram flyover has turned to be one of the traffic bottleneck areas in Secunderabad. Potholes on the flyover have made the situation from bad to worse.
HMDA plans micro-surface road from Gachibowli to Shamshabad

HMDA plans micro-surface road from Gachibowli to Shamshabad

Oct 02,2017 , 02:16 AM IST | Telangana
The Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) officials are planning to lay micro- surface roads on 24 kilometre stretch from Gachibowli to Shamshabad. The HMDA would take up the project on pilot basis and based on the outcome, micro-surface roads will be laid along Outer Ring Road stretches.
10 pc RTC buses not fit to run on Hyderabad roads

10 pc RTC buses not fit to run on Hyderabad roads

Sep 26,2017 , 02:44 AM IST | Telangana
About 10 per cent of Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) buses are deemed not fit to run on city roads and have been diverted to rural areas. The buses are said to be more than ten years old.
TSRTC plans to withdraw A/c buses

TSRTC plans to withdraw A/c buses

Sep 21,2017 , 05:16 AM IST | Telangana
The Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) officials have been contemplating to withdraw all 155 air condition buses operating parallel to Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR) lines. However, 80 per cent of the metro deluxe and metro express buses will continue to run parallel to metro rail.
Works go for a toss as HMDA body fails to meet

Works go for a toss as HMDA body fails to meet

Sep 19,2017 , 04:57 AM IST | Telangana
Decisive works by the Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) have been stalled due to the laxity of officials in holding a board meeting. The board meeting is obligated to be held twice in a year under the supervision of the Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, who is the chairman of HMDA.
TSRTC conductors not accepting 10 coins

TSRTC conductors not accepting 10 coins

Sep 13,2017 , 04:20 AM IST | Telangana
The conductors of Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) are refusing to accept Rs 10 coins causing hardships to the commuters. Conductors argue that a very few coins of Rs 10 were taken as it is difficult for them to circulate.
Iron scrap worth 120 crore gayab

Iron scrap worth 120 crore gayab

Sep 10,2017 , 02:19 AM IST | Telangana
Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA), Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) and Irrigation department officials are clueless about 3,000 tons of iron scrap worth Rs 120 crore that has been collected from the Hussainsagar Lake after the Ganesh immersion.
HMDA to develop growth corridor

HMDA to develop growth corridor

Sep 07,2017 , 04:33 AM IST | Telangana
The Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) had decided to develop 2,170 square kilometre growth corridor with a width of five kilometre on each side of the Outer Ring Road (ORR). The HMDA had decided to conduct a comprehensive study and hired two consultants in this regard. According to a HMDA official, the growth corridor alongside ORR will not only enhance the annual revenue but als
Collecting parking charges at public places flayed

Collecting parking charges at public places flayed

Sep 05,2017 , 03:31 AM IST | Telangana
There are norms that charging for parking vehicles at public places is illegal. But parking charges are being collected for parking vehicles at public places and the authorities concerned are not taking any action in this regard.
TSRTC, please run more services!

TSRTC, please run more services!

Sep 05,2017 , 01:58 AM IST | Telangana
Commuters, especially working women who shuttle by public transport, have been suffering from untold problems due to less frequency of city RTC buses in several stretches across the city. The commuters claim that the problems have aggravated during monsoon as there are several busstops that lack shelters and late night travel has become a nightmare.
Hurdles persist for registration of Uppal Bhagath plots

Hurdles persist for registration of Uppal Bhagath plots

Aug 24,2017 , 04:07 AM IST | Telangana
The Sub-Registrar at registration office has been denying for the registration of Uppal Bhagath plots. In the wake of this, the land owners of Uppal Bhagath plots who lost their land under Musi Conservation and River Front Development will have to wait for some more days for the registration of plots.
Pushpak bus shelters wallow in neglect

Pushpak bus shelters wallow in neglect

Aug 20,2017 , 04:47 AM IST | Telangana
The conditions in the “Pushpak” bus shelters in the city have turned from bad to worse. The Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) has failed to provide even basic amenities in the bus shelters Commuters are forced to hire cabs, instead of relying on public transport. The TSRTC officials claim that the Pushpak services have run into losses because of lack of patronage by people.
Radial roads yet to be completed

Radial roads yet to be completed

Aug 10,2017 , 06:11 AM IST | Telangana
The radial road development project which was slated to be finished by September 2016 is yet to be completed. 33 radial roads were identified to improve connectivity between city roads and National Highways and State Highways. Out of the 33 radial roads, only mere 12 road works have been completed.
HMDA yet to get 0.25 pc revenue from transportation depts

HMDA yet to get 0.25 pc revenue from transportation depts

Aug 10,2017 , 05:35 AM IST | Telangana
According to Hyderabad Unified Metropolitan Transport Authority (H-UMTA) Act, all the departments related to transportation in the State (including Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS), Metro Rail, TSRTC, Road Transport Authority (RTA) and others) have to pay 0.25 per cent of the revenue generated by them to Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) and the amount would be used for research w
HMDA functioning only with 40pc staff

HMDA functioning only with 40pc staff

Aug 08,2017 , 06:34 AM IST | Telangana
Staff crunch in Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) is leading to delay in execution of major projects including Master Plan, Land Regularisation Scheme (LRS). Besides, some projects have been put on hold. According to HMDA Commissioner, the department has only 40 per cent of the required staff.
Cycling track along ORR stretch soon!

Cycling track along ORR stretch soon!

Aug 04,2017 , 03:06 AM IST | Telangana
As a way to contain pollution and to promote fitness, the Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) has embarked on a pioneering project in the country that envisages constructing a cycling track along the Outer Ring Road (ORR).  
Students travails, rain or shine

Students travails, rain or shine

Aug 02,2017 , 04:08 AM IST | Telangana
Girl students in the heart of the city have been driven to look upon a makeshift structure built under a tree as their school, thanks to some NGOs that had provided them an asbestos roof, apart from benches and other items of equipment.  
Ropeway across Hussainsagar study on

Ropeway across Hussainsagar study on

Jul 30,2017 , 04:22 AM IST | Telangana
It could be a reality when a tourist can glide across a skyway over Hussainsagar from Sailing Club to Lumbini Park enjoying the picturesque view of the Twin Cities. It would allow the tourist to have a close look at monolithic Buddha statue in midst of the lake. 
Grid works on ORR remain non-starter

Grid works on ORR remain non-starter

Jul 28,2017 , 04:46 AM IST | Telangana
The Hyderabad Metropolitan Authority (HMDA) is yet to start 718 km grid road works on the Outer Ring Road (ORR) growth corridor. The government in the erstwhile Andhra Pradesh issued GO no 470, dated 9 August 2008, to complete the grid works in three months but, even after nine years the HMDA is yet to take up the works. 
HMDA takes up lane marking on ORR

HMDA takes up lane marking on ORR

Jul 22,2017 , 05:00 AM IST | Telangana
The Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) officials finally wake up and decided to make lane markings on the Outer Ring Road (ORR) after the death of 53 persons in the past six months. The HMDA, along with traffic officials, felt that the absence of lane markings has resulted in most of the accidents on the ORR.  
The stench called Monda Market

The stench called Monda Market

Jul 18,2017 , 03:07 AM IST | Telangana
Even after three years of waiting for the promise made by the government to construct a modern vegetable market, there appears to be no end to the woes of the people at the Monda Market.