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Banjara lake chokes while residents play blame game

 The walkway meant for the residents of Ambedkar Nagar next to the Banjara lake has always been a point of contention between environmentalists and civic authorities. O

19 Nov 2017

Metro will give 10,000 cycles, but where do we ride? 

The Hyderabad metro rail intends to offer 10,000 bicycles for metro users to pedal their way to various destinations once the trains start rolling.

15 Nov 2017

GST claws: Pet care prices shoot up but owners are not worried

For owners of imported canine breeds such as Siberian Huskies and Saint Bernard, the high costs involved in the maintenance of these breeds do not matter much to their owners.

13 Nov 2017

Nandi nagar residents frustrated with illegal parking

Nandi Nagar, Venkateshwara colony on Road number 14 Banjara Hills is always logjammed with traffic at any given point of the day or night restricting movement of the 2,000 odd

12 Nov 2017

China’s dockless bike-sharing app eyes Hyderabad market

With Hyderabad Metro Rail deciding to set up dedicated parking space for bicycles, Mobike a dockless bike-sharing app is hoping to set up its first bicycle sharing operations in the city.

06 Nov 2017

Residents’ economic status decides water supply in Anand Nagar

 For the residents of Anand Nagar colony, water is supplied on alternate days, and that too with a disparity.

05 Nov 2017

A new financial industry blooming in Hyderabad after GST roll out

A new financial services sector is mushrooming in the city, thanks to the introduction of Goods and Services Tax.

02 Nov 2017

Post-demonetisation: Land registration fee, stamp duty revenues up by Rs 133 crore in Telangana 

Dusting away the impact of demonetisation, land registration fee and stamp duty revenues swell for Telangana stamps and registration department.

02 Nov 2017

Footpaths turn into parking space in Himayath Nagar

When you ask Mohammad Rafiq, a salesman dealing with second-hand bikes at Ramkote, why has he parked his motorcycles on the footpath, pat comes the reply:

29 Oct 2017

No right to information? with just two officers, SIC struggles to clear queries

Only about 30 to 40 cases are heard every day as just two information commissioners have been appointed against 11 vacancies.

28 Oct 2017

South India’s first ‘cashless’ village returns to good old currency

PoS machines gather dust as Ibrahimpur villagers find it difficult to pay rental charges; sarpanch’s family is now pushing micro-ATMs to retain the digital tag.

24 Oct 2017

Clogged drains a constant in Somajiguda, but who cares?

The clogged drains are not just restricted to B S Maktha, and other areas in the ward too face the same issue.

22 Oct 2017

High GST on bus body parts puts a spoke in RTC’s wheel

Bus body fabrication, done mostly by small-scale industries, was earlier taxed at 5 pc VAT; in GST regime, TSRTC still to decide what tax slab will it fall under

22 Oct 2017

JBS parking contractors care less for TSRTC fines

The Telangana State Road Transport Corporation is mulling hiking the penalty charge on unauthorised parking on Jubilee Bus Station premises.

18 Oct 2017

Pre-Diwali sales lower this year, traders blame GST

Items such as mobile phones, jewellery and sweets are all witnesWith just a few days left for Diwali, retailers across sectors in the city are witnessing lower pre-Diwali sales than last year due to l

15 Oct 2017