New Delhi takes steps to end corruption in hospitals

Published on Aug 24 2014 // India
NEW DELHI: The Indian government on Saturday ordered a review of activities at all state-owned hospitals to end what the health minister called systemic corruption, as part of the new administration’s crackdown on malpractice in the health care sector. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government has...

KCR Changes Stand On Hyderabad Metro Rail Design

Published on Aug 19 2014 // India
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has apparently changed his stand on the Hyderabad Metro Rail project. KCR, who had earlier asked the Metro Rail authorities to go in for underground tracks at some places, has indicated that the project would go ahead with some changes just in its alignment. Chatting...

Massive household survey begins in Telangana, ‘outsider’ fear rife

Published on Aug 19 2014 // Featured, India
Massive household survey begins in Telangana, ‘outsider’ fear rife
Hyderabad: The ‘Intensive Household Survey’ across Telangana, aiming to ascertain the details of an estimated 84 lakh families living in the state, began on Tuesday morning. About four lakh employees of Telangana, including teachers and policemen, are involved in the massive exercise, according...

Telangana Business and Investment Forum launched by NRIs of Saudi Arabia

Published on Aug 18 2014 // Featured, India, NRI
Telangana Business and Investment Forum launched by NRIs of Saudi Arabia
- By Mohd Saifuddin, The Deputy Chief Minister of the newly formed Telangana state Mr. Mahmood Ali assured the prospective NRI investors that they are not required to run pillar to post for obtaining the approvals from different departments. Rather, the Telangana government wholeheartedly...

Akbaruddin Owaisi stress for Islamic education in minority schools

Published on Aug 17 2014 // Featured, Hyderabad, India
Akbaruddin Owaisi stress for Islamic education in minority schools
- By: Qasim Mustafa, Hyderabad HYDERABAD: Majlis-e-Ittehad ul Muslimeen (MIM) floor leader in the Telangana state Assembly Akbaruddin Owaisi has asked the minority schools to include Islamic education as a subject in their curriculum. Akber said children of the current generation are missing the great...

India’s newest airline eyes October launch

Published on Aug 12 2014 // Featured, India
India’s newest airline eyes October launch
In this photograph taken on October 15, 2008, ground crew stand next to a newly-inducted Air India Airbus A319 aircraft during the opening day of India Aviation 2008 at Begumpet Airport in Hyderabad. (AFP)NEW DELHI: India’s newest airline announced flights could begin in October, saying it was...

Indian rupee recovers from five-month lows

Published on Aug 09 2014 // India
MUMBAI: The Indian rupee recovered from five-month lows as some of the currency’s recent losses were seen as overdone even as sentiment stayed weak given the global geo-political concerns. The rupee fell marginally over the week to mark a second consecutive weekly drop, though losses were more limited...

4th India-Arab Partnership Conference from 26-27 November 2014 in New Delhi

Published on Aug 03 2014 // Gulf, India
The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) in association with Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, the League of Arab States (LAS), Federation of Arab Businessmen (FAB) and General Union of Arab Chambers of Commerce and Industry and Agriculture (GUCCIA) is organizing...

Telangana Industrial Policy To Be World’s Best: KCR

Published on Jul 30 2014 // Hyderabad, India
Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao told a delegation led by Piramal Group chairman Ajay Piramal that the Telangana government’s upcoming industrial policy would be the world’s best, and would be finalized within the next 1-2 days. The Chief Minister said that the government’s industrial...

Pharma Cities Around Hyderabad On 8,000 Acres

Published on Jul 26 2014 // Hyderabad, India
In about 7,000-8,000 acres of land accessible though the National highway and a railway track, a Pharma City or a group of Pharma Cities are likely to come up around Hyderabad in about a year’s time. The Pharma Cities will include both industries as well as residential colonies. Telangana Chief...