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52 Beagles rescued from labs find homes in Hyderabad; 180 more to be freed

Given the space constraints at the Blue Cross shelter in the city, some from the next batch of dogs to be rescued may be transferred to Bengaluru.

21 Mar 2017

Road Safety Authority to be made a separate department

The move for making Road Safety Authority a separate department, which had been pending for two years, has finally received approval from Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao recently.

13 Mar 2017

Saritha, the first woman to apply for bus driver job in TSRTC

Despite 33 per cent reservation, TSRTC has been looking for women drivers for two years now

06 Mar 2017

Speed bumps of whims and fancies

GHMC and traffic cops are clueless about how many illegal speed breakers are there in Hyderabad.

05 Mar 2017

Blame game begins over Telangana bus driver’s fitness

Telangana Road Transport Authority (RTA) officials stated that the maximum age for any driver for a school or college should not exceed 60 years.

04 Mar 2017

Hyderabad scrap dealer among Vijayawada bus mishap victims

Tayyab was among the 10 persons who were killed in a bus accident near Vijayawada on Tuesday early morning.​

01 Mar 2017

After demonetisation, cosmetics worst affected commodity in the FMCG sector

Considering the slump in collection of commercial taxes post demonetisation, which surely is improving with subsequent improvement in cash flow since January this year, the worst affected commodities appear to be cosmetics.

26 Feb 2017

Number of cabs in city crosses one lakh

There has to be a policy that will restrict the number of permits given, RTA official says

22 Feb 2017

No sign of restructuring Telangana commercial taxes department before GST

The Telangana State commercial taxes department will have not more than a three-month window for restructuring itself before the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST).

21 Feb 2017

Staff crunch: SIC gives RTI queries short shrift

Six of the 11 posts of information commissioner with APIC have been lying vacant for a year

19 Feb 2017

Overcrowded buses giving commuters a hard day in Hyderabad

In the last of the four-part series, the focus is on jam-packed buses, their frequency and how traffic jams are costing TSRTC dearly.

15 Feb 2017

TSRTC  in red as upkeep of buses adds to losses

In the third of a 4-part series, officials lament how maintenance is the Achilles’ heel of the corporation

14 Feb 2017

TSRTC faces problem with shortage of spare parts for buses

The shortage of spare parts have been solely associated with buses procured Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission scheme.

13 Feb 2017

Staff, commuters ask: Are RTC’s buses roadworthy?

In the first of four-part series, RTC stakeholders share their grievances

12 Feb 2017

Three months post note ban, property registration still 25 per cent below normal

The ban on notes of higher denomination has directly impacted property registrations in the city. Though the situation has improved, normalcy is far from achieved. 

09 Feb 2017