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After two months delay, TS NREGA workers to finally get paid as Centre releases dues

 NREGA workers in Telangana have not been paid for two months now. This wait will hopefully end soon as on Thursday the Centre released `132 crore of `250 crore it has owed the state since its inception towards the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) scheme.

11 hours ago

GST refuses to spare even durga and ganesh: idol sales at nadir

 Ahead of the Navaratri festivities, there has been a considerable drop in the sales of Durga idols this year and artisans are clueless as to the reason for the drop in demand. T

20 Sep 2017

GST: Car dealers in Hyderabad expecting improved buying sentiment from customers

GST Council meeting on Saturday resulted in mid-sized cars becoming cheaper

14 Sep 2017

‘Transgender community needs to form support groups that give legal aid’

For Indian transgender community to find their right place in India’s legal system, they need to start forming support groups that provide legal aid at local community levels and work wit

13 Sep 2017

Automation a flop: Many petrol dealers revise prices manually in Hyderabad

Dealers are new to the system, so it is taking time for full implementation, says an official

03 Sep 2017

Time for the new law to check child trafficking: Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi

Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi, who is gearing up for his Bharat Yatra from Kanyakumari to Delhi from September 11 to October 16 to campaign against child sexual abuse.

30 Aug 2017

GST on sanitary pads forces women to switch to cloth

Twelve per cent Goods and Service Tax on sanitary napkins has forced women mainly from low-income groups to switch back to use cloth during their menstruation cycle.

28 Aug 2017

Civic body demolishes central median at Moosapet metro station in Hyderabad

GHMC officials on Friday night demolished a recently constructed central median under Hyderabad Metro Rail viaduct at Moosapet metro rail station.

27 Aug 2017

State government applications lack adequate privacy norms

Telangana government’s mobile phone applications, such as Hawk Eye, TS-wallet, and others do not have any clearly defined privacy policy, publicly available.

25 Aug 2017

HMRL medians force pedestrians to attempt Olympian stunts

HMRL officials say they are in talks with traffic police to set up zebra crossings but cops say the locations are yet to be finalised.

21 Aug 2017

GHMC contract labourers likely to face GST heat

Contractors trying to plug their losses by reducing wages of labourers.

14 Aug 2017

GHMC to set up baby ponds in 20 city lakes for Ganesh idol immersion

However, most of these lakes are in dire need of water conservation. For instance, the Nagole lake is half covered with water hyacinth plant.

13 Aug 2017

By 2030, city’s population will be too much for its transport system

If the United Nations World Cities Report of 2016 is anything to go by, Hyderabad is projected to have a population exceeding 10 million by 2030.

23 Jul 2017

Hyderabad Traffic: Are flyovers really the solution?

According to Regional Transport Authority data, the rate of vehicles being added to Hyderabad in 2015-16 alone was 8.67 per cent.

23 Jul 2017

‘RERA in TS will be carbon copy of the Central Act’

Officials say that will avoid future litigations but developers say customers will anyway question the change in the contracts.

13 Jul 2017