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We need smokey the bear here

The California wildfires are burning again. W

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Despite measures here and there, quality of Telangana government schools poor, say studies

The stark difference could be seen in this year’s SSC results as the pass percentage in residential schools was above 90 percent whereas in zilla parishad schools it was just about 75 percent.

13 Nov 2018

Not just Diwali, Hyderabad is always breathing polluted air

Diwali or no Diwali, air pollution levels in Hyderabad remain always high, says data recorded by six Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring (CAAQM) stations of the city.

11 Nov 2018

No need for speed: Are Hyderabadis being slowpokes?

As per the research, the slowest city in India is Kolkata, followed by Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s constituency, Varanasi.

10 Nov 2018

Two years after demonetisation banks turn blind eye to traders charging extra

Two years since demonetisation that followed an unprecedented digital push towards cashless transactions, swiping a debit card appears no one’s first choice.

09 Nov 2018

How TRS government ignored higher education in the Telangana

In almost all universities, close to 60 per cent of the sanctioned teaching posts are vacant.

06 Nov 2018

Pink party’s ‘green’ programme flop in Hyderabad?

The TRS-led government had envisaged to plant 10 crore saplings by 2019 in areas falling under Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority.

05 Nov 2018

Wetlands being erased from Telangana map

Conservation of wetlands has received a short shrift from Telangana government.

03 Nov 2018

Baddies encroach law college hostel, chase away students

The incident, it seems, is not an isolated one though it as many as 25 students already being harassed in the same D Hostel.

03 Nov 2018

Toxic nitrate rendering ground water unpotable in Telangana
 

Testing of ground water samples was done in the pre-monsoon and post-monsoon periods of the year 2017.

30 Oct 2018

Borewell drilling now restricted in 1,358 Telangana villages

The ban has been imposed on villages listed as over-exploited in the groundwater State report of Telangana released in 2013.

29 Oct 2018

Did Kakatiya rulers build quake-proof buildings?

A team of civil engineering researchers from Hyderabad are studying the Kakatiya dynasty-era ‘sandbox’ technique of laying foundation to make a building earthquake-resistant. 

28 Oct 2018

Did Kakatiya rulers hold the secret to earthquake-proof buildings?

A team of civil engineering researchers from Hyderabad are studying the Kakatiya dynasty-era ‘sandbox’ technique of laying foundation to make a building earthquake-resistant. 

25 Oct 2018

Why is TRS letting waterbodies die?

In the last four years, in fact, the situation has worsened due to government’s negligence. 

21 Oct 2018

Kukatpally gated community’s fight to develop ‘approved’ park

RPOWA members allege that some partners of Godavari Developers are trying to sell the open space meant to be developed as a park, as plots to gullible customers.

21 Oct 2018