Author : VRC Phaniharan


Bhagiratha to boost water distribution infra

Bhagiratha to boost water distribution infra

May 09,2017 , 05:25 AM IST | Telangana
Water distribution infrastructure in 68 Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) and 8,600 Panchyat Raj Institutions (PRIs) in the State is all set to get a fillip with the State government’s flagship programme Mission Bhagiratha.
Mecca Masjid in for a makeover

Mecca Masjid in for a makeover

May 06,2017 , 02:45 AM IST | Telangana
Mecca Masjid, one of the oldest mosques and a prominent historical site in Hyderabad, is all set for a makeover from July this year.  According to officials of the Minority Welfare Department, structure of the mosque has been deteriorating following seepage of water and other problems which need to be addressed immediately.
Unique Jain temple in Telangana lies in ruins

Unique Jain temple in Telangana lies in ruins

Apr 30,2017 , 04:37 AM IST | Telangana
The oldest Jain temple built with bricks and in terracotta style at Alvanpalli in Jadcherla district of the State lies in shambles. No effort has so far been taken by successive government to restore it.
ICRISAT bid to develop tool to ramp up farm output

ICRISAT bid to develop tool to ramp up farm output

Apr 14,2017 , 05:11 AM IST | Telangana
The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) is working on a project to develop a tool which can help with minimising loss, maximising production with effective interventions in the agriculture sector.
Small paint units set to lose lustre

Small paint units set to lose lustre

Apr 02,2017 , 03:12 AM IST | Telangana
The Central government’s move to formulate new rules to reduce toxic lead levels to a minimum of 90 particle per million (ppm) in households is expected to hit the small and medium scale paint manufacturing industries in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh hard.
Fine Arts varsity to design iconic Ambedkar statue

Fine Arts varsity to design iconic Ambedkar statue

Apr 01,2017 , 03:13 AM IST | Telangana
The state government has put on fast track the project for installing 125 feet Dr Ambedkar statue in the city. It has asked the Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University (JNAFAU), Hyderabad to prepare the design of the statute and the land development around it. 
Telangana Govt plans EMI scheme for rooftop solar system

Telangana Govt plans EMI scheme for rooftop solar system

Mar 01,2017 , 05:35 AM IST | Telangana
The Telangana government is set to come up with a scheme of Equated Monthly Installment (EMI) based installation of rooftop solar energy for individual consumers.
Coordination chinks cast a shadow on SCs schemes

Coordination chinks cast a shadow on SCs schemes

Feb 05,2017 , 04:39 AM IST | Telangana
ppointing District Welfare Officers as in-charge Executive Directors to Telangana Scheduled Castes Cooperative Development Corporation Limited (TSCCDL) has affected the implementation of several schemes meant for Scheduled Castes.
New facility at Niloufer suffers from birth pangs

New facility at Niloufer suffers from birth pangs

Jan 31,2017 , 05:14 AM IST | Telangana
A new facility provided in the famous Niloufer hospital in the city remains unused even two months after it was declared open.
TSPSC objection halts doctors recruitment

TSPSC objection halts doctors recruitment

Jan 29,2017 , 04:41 AM IST | Telangana
The Telangana government’s move to fill the vacancies of doctors in the government run hospitals has come to a grinding halt following the Telangana State Public Service Commission (TSPSC) raising certain objections.
Telangana to bring down school dropout rate

Telangana to bring down school dropout rate

Jan 14,2017 , 04:41 AM IST | Telangana
Telangana State Education Department has come up with a four-tier comprehensive plan under Sarva Sikha Abhiyan (SSA) to deal with the increasing number of school dropout rates in the State.
Politics not our cup of tea, aver students

Politics not our cup of tea, aver students

Jan 13,2017 , 03:57 AM IST | Telangana
Notwithstanding the allure of power and pelf, politics appears to be the least preferred vocation for students from elite convents schools as well as government schools, both in rural and urban areas. 
NIMS equipment tests patience

NIMS equipment tests patience

Jan 11,2017 , 06:05 AM IST | Telangana
Frequent breakdown of diagnostic equipment at the prestigious Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS) is causing several problems for the patients.
AYUSH to launch drive on alternative medicines

AYUSH to launch drive on alternative medicines

Dec 19,2016 , 05:29 AM IST | Telangana
Initially AYUSH will launch a massive campaign in 27 selected villages to propagate the importance of alternative medicine. According to sources in the AYUSH department, Ayush Life Style initiative has been taken up under National Ayush Mission and villages in Warangal, Karimnagar, Medak, Nalgonda, Adilabad, Khammam, Nizamabad, Mahabubnagar and Ranga Reddy have been designated as Ayush Grams. 
TS to develop advanced Water Resource Information System

TS to develop advanced Water Resource Information System

Dec 07,2016 , 06:25 AM IST | Telangana
The Telangana State Irrigation department has entered into an understanding with the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) to integrate weather forecasting into its efforts to develop a full-fledged Telangana Water Resource Information System (TWRIS).
A far cry for Telangana, AP SHGs

A far cry for Telangana, AP SHGs

Dec 04,2016 , 04:15 AM IST | Telangana
The Mahila E-Haat, launched as part of efforts directed at financial empowerment of women, is yet to become popular among the 8.8 lakh-strong women Self Help Groups (SHGs) in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
British Council to teach language skills to govt school teachers

British Council to teach language skills to govt school teachers

Nov 23,2016 , 04:01 AM IST | Telangana
The Telangana School Education department has roped in corporate entities and reputed charitable foundations to bring in new work culture and to improve standards in school education covering students from class VI to X under Rashtriya Madhyamik Siksha Abhiyan. 
You can’t really withdraw 2.5 lakh for weddings!

You can’t really withdraw 2.5 lakh for weddings!

Nov 21,2016 , 11:53 PM IST | Hans
Even as the Reserve Bank of India made it clear that one can withdraw upto Rs 2.5 lakh for wedding purposes, reports are coming in that banks are not abiding by the rule.
State seeks de-notification.

State seeks de-notification.

Aug 08,2016 , 02:48 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The State government urged the Centre to allow it to grow red sanders in the State as a self-employment programme.