Kolkata: They have shown remarkable fighting spirit despite the demoralising spot-fixing scandal and the Rajasthan Royals will now look to upstage the mighty Mumbai Indians in the second qualifier here tomorrow to book, what would be, a dream final berth in the Pepsi IPL. On paper, Mumbai Indians may appear stronger but Rajasthan will be [...]
The miserable report card of the Standing Committee may derail many civic works. Hyderabad: Mayor Mohd Majid Hussain and Congress Standing Committee members continue to play hide and seek with result that the committee skipped its meeting for the second consecutive day on Thursday. Hussain ducks questions on why the committee meeting, scheduled to be the [...]
A flower is most beautiful when it is in the garden, like a deer or a lamb seen in its natural habitat. If this wisdom is known to the mayor and the GHMC, they would not have wasted several hundred lovely flowers at the function declaring the GHMC’s plan to open 14 biodiversity parks on [...]
Talking of thick skinned civic officials, one could take a look at the picture above. Here the building contractors of the rich and the mighty make insulting gestures at law and the GHMC. It seems to say, “Right to walk? Forsooth! Building rules? My Right Foot!”
It is said once you are wet it doesn’t matter what dress you are in. Likewise, once you are a convict and served a prison term, you lose fear of law. Similar is the case with corruption. If you want to research on this, go to the GHMC’s town planning department where the first qualification [...]
Corporation has retooled the ‘best colony’ award inserting a pivotal place for eco-friendly measures to fulfill its promises given to the world at biodiversity meet last year to make Hyderabad the biodiversity capital of India. HYDERABAD: Taking a welcome step on world biodiversity day, the GHMC on Wednesday announced that henceforth the best colony award [...]
The GHMC is discouraged from going too strong against the violators who deface the City walls as local politicians patronise many of these ‘stick-bill-anywhere’ army.
India’s first Leachate plant goes operational on its first trial and is considered a huge leap in the field of solid waste management. HYDERABAD: With the first leachate treatment trial plant with an assured power supply of 200 KVA going operational a week ago, the City has notched up a first in civic sanitation. Processing 150 [...]
Hyderabad: “If demolishing is the only answer to illegal buildings, most parts of the City would be denuded,” remarked the GHMC Commissioner, MT Krishna Babu, while responding to media query after weekly Prajavani. His desperation highlights the extent to which this scourge of illegal structures has grown over the years in this metro. It also [...]
The properties of 70 business families are being taken away to save two places of worship.