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Once college for nobles now a crumbling edifice

Once college for nobles now a crumbling edifice

Oct 15,2017 , 04:15 AM IST | Telangana
Aliya College, the 145-year old structure is under dangerous conditions with most of its rooms seeping. Major portion of the structure is covered with vegetation and heavy rains in the city have resulted in collapse of one of the portions of the buildings. The building is in a dilapidated condition.
Sanitation workers sweat, toil for Swachh Hyderabad

Sanitation workers sweat, toil for Swachh Hyderabad

Oct 03,2017 , 02:37 AM IST | Telangana
Amidst the fanfare of the festivals for the past two months in Twin cities, the sacrifices and tremendous hard work of the sanitation workers go unnoticed. Even as the country commemorated Swachh Bharat initiative of the central government, the sanitation workers in city continued their routine work irrespective of the significance of this day.
Nampally roads in Hyderabad, a nightmare to commuters

Nampally roads in Hyderabad, a nightmare to commuters

Oct 02,2017 , 02:33 AM IST | Telangana
Roads at Nampally junction pose an awful experience to the commuters. The roads are badly damaged at many places and potholes remain the entire year whether it is rainy season or not.
Musallam Jang Pul wallows in neglect

Musallam Jang Pul wallows in neglect

Sep 27,2017 , 01:29 AM IST | Telangana
A century old structure of Musallam Jang Pul (Muslim Jung Pool) is in a dilapidated condition due to negligence by officials. Many stone grills (side walls) of the bridge are broken and the bridge is damaged at several places.

Students forced to discontinue studies

Sep 21,2017 , 04:37 AM IST | Telangana
In the absence of a Junior College in Musheerabad in city has been leading to increased number of school dropouts in the area. Residents of Musheerabad are crying foul over the official apathy in establishing a Junior College in the locality, demand for which persists for past two decades. Despite many representations for several years, Junior College has not yet been established in the area. Dens
Demand for medicinal herbs still intact

Demand for medicinal herbs still intact

Sep 19,2017 , 04:37 AM IST | Telangana
The world may be inventing new and effective allopathic medicines for different diseases but the credibility of medicines at Dawasaaz in twin cities is still not lost.
Fish, aquariums give twist to Vaastu dosha

Fish, aquariums give twist to Vaastu dosha

Sep 19,2017 , 03:31 AM IST | Telangana
Believe it or not, Vaastu seems to be a deciding factor of the colour of fish and position of aquarium in a household. According to aquarium traders of Charles’ Street in Regimental Bazaar in Secunderabad, of late the colour of the fish, their number and position of the aquarium have been new Vaastu trend prevailing in the city.
Govt to breathe life into ageing City College

Govt to breathe life into ageing City College

Sep 17,2017 , 04:30 AM IST | Telangana
The iconic Government City College building is getting a fresh lease of life thanks to the conservation measures that were taken up by the government to renovate such buildings and restore them to their past glory. The steps to renovate it started a few months ago. Moreover, the building is going to complete 100 years in the year 2021.
Parents wary of kids’ safety in schools

Parents wary of kids’ safety in schools

Sep 12,2017 , 05:10 AM IST | Telangana
The tragic death of a seven-year old boy in the Ryan International School at Gurgaon in Haryana recently has triggered a serious debate among the parents in the city once again and they expressed concern over the safety of the school going children.
Musi beautification not a good idea: Activists

Musi beautification not a good idea: Activists

Sep 09,2017 , 03:40 AM IST | Telangana
Politicians and activists find fault with the beautification concept of River Musi and term it as shallow talk if it was taken up without removing the encroachments and stopping of the sewerage inflows. Activists are questioning the sincerity of the State government with regard to strengthening the catchment area and stopping storm water inflows in to the Musi River.
GST hits plastic biz in Hyderabad

GST hits plastic biz in Hyderabad

Sep 08,2017 , 03:52 AM IST | Telangana
The new Goods and Services Tax (GST) is adversely impacting the business of plastic furniture in the twin cities since the commodity was classified as the luxury item as per the GST taxation system.
With no big idols, Tank Bund sees fewer immersions

With no big idols, Tank Bund sees fewer immersions

Sep 05,2017 , 03:01 AM IST | Telangana
The cranes installed at Tank Bund along with the crew meant for easy immersion of idols remained idle on Monday since no large Ganeshas turned up on the 11th day after Ganesh Chavithi.
Bad stretches of roads leave residents high & dry

Bad stretches of roads leave residents high & dry

Sep 02,2017 , 03:28 AM IST | Telangana
Whenever it rains, residents of Tolichowki, Galaxy, Seven Tombs area, Nadeem colony and other adjacent areas shudder in fear. String of woes await them. Sometimes they have to tackle with the rainwater inside their homes. Most of the time they have to put up with rainwater outside.
Technical glitch halts bank transactions in Hyderabad

Technical glitch halts bank transactions in Hyderabad

Aug 31,2017 , 03:09 AM IST | Telangana
Business activities in city were hit hard on Wednesday with online services in several banks remained crippled for many hours. Online technical snag in the banks across the city had affected business persons, students and other customers.
Parties oppose plans to scrap QQSUDA

Parties oppose plans to scrap QQSUDA

Aug 23,2017 , 02:21 AM IST | Telangana
Reacting to the reports that the three decades-old Quli Qutub Shah Urban Development Authority (QQSUDA) would soon be shut down, opposition parties and social groups have raised their voice against such proposals and in support of the body’s existence.
QQSUDA caught in quagmire of fund crunch

QQSUDA caught in quagmire of fund crunch

Aug 22,2017 , 03:00 AM IST | Telangana
The dysfunctional Quli Qutub Shah Urban Development Authority (QQSUDA) had been crippled to the core, following the continuous neglect of the State government in allocating funds and infrastructure development works. The authority was established in 1982 with the intention to carry out the development works in Old city but after three decades the body now remains dysfunctional.
Save Mecca Masjid campaign gains support

Save Mecca Masjid campaign gains support

Aug 19,2017 , 04:43 AM IST | Telangana
Save Mecca Masjid campaign by social activists, heritage lovers and political affiliates is gaining strength and momentum with more organisations joining hands for the cause. Though it has raked up a political cold war in old city, people associated with the campaign call it an ‘apolitical’ and a campaign to save the heritage structure.
Hyderabad parks turn eyesores

Hyderabad parks turn eyesores

Aug 16,2017 , 04:26 AM IST | Telangana
Visitors to the recreational spots and parks in the city on Independence Day had to suffer due to poor sanitation measures and ill managed recreational equipment. NTR Gardens and Lumbini Park were specially flooded with large number of people.
Charminar parking woes pique tourists

Charminar parking woes pique tourists

Aug 15,2017 , 03:55 AM IST | Telangana
Tourists visiting Charminar and other historical places including Laad Bazar and Chowmahalla Palace are facing problems in parking their vehicles even as the traffic police claiming to ease the traffic management in the area. Footfall increases during holidays and parking space shrinks on the already narrow spaces available near Charminar. Most of the tourists visiting by their own vehicles have

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