At the prestigious Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES 2017), beginning here on November 28, Telangana Government has decided to launch its fund for start-ups. It is termed as T-fund and its corpus amount is ₹100 crore. Besides from the State Government, the much-awaited fund is expected to have contributions from. . . . .
Koti Lingala, the first capital of the Satavahan dynasty, is going to become a tourist spot. Telangana tourism department has decided to start boating point on the banks of the river Godavari besides Koteswara Siddeshwara Swamy temple. Tourism department also have a plan to develop temple area, construct a guest house. . . . .
Department of Archaeology and Museums, Telangana, agreed to set up an Archaeological Museum in Siddipet town soon. It would display the artifacts unearthed during the department’s excavation at Pulluru Banda couple of years ago and another excavation conducted simultaneously at Narmeta and Palamakula during last summer.
Minister for Municipal Administration and Urban Development (MA& UD) KT Rama Rao inaugurated the Pala Pitta Cycling Park developed by TSFDC (Telangana Forest Development Corporation) under the Kothaguda Reserve Forest area, opposite Botanical Garden. ****Pala Pitta Cycling Park in Kondapur is India’s first. . . . .
The World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT) will be making it's 2018 debut in India, choosing Hyderabad as its destination. About 5,000 delegates are likely to take part in the event. It is not only the debut of WCIT in India but the first time Hyderabad holding an event of NILF’s (Nasscom India Leadership Forum) global. . . . .
Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu launched ‘Modati Patham’ a book written by noted senior educationist Chukka Ramaiah. He is popular for his efforts in making IITs more affordable and accessible to students. Deputy Chief Minister Kadiam Srihari announced that the Telangana government would provide the book. . . . .
Scientists say a number of severe quakes are likely to rise strongly next year because of a periodic slowing of the Earth’s rotation. Scientists have warned there could be a big increase in numbers of devastating earthquakes around the world next year. They believe variations in the speed of Earth’s rotation could trigger. . . . .
Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has asked the officials to devise special programmes for self employment of minorities without having any linkage to banks. Present problem: Sanctioned self-employment schemes for minorities were unable to take off due to the inability of the beneficiaries to provide collateral security. . . . .
The “Aadi Mahotsav” is being organised by Ministry of Tribal Affairs, New Delhi from 16th November to 30th November 2017. Theme: The ‘theme’ of “Aadi Mahotsav” is ‘A Celebration of the Spirit of Tribal Culture, Cuisine and Commerce’.
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated the Namami Barak festival in Silchar, Assam. Besides showcasing the potential and possibilities of the Barak Valley, the festival will ensure a boost in trade and economic activities in this part of Assam. Barak Valley is a gateway to Southeast Asia under. . . . .
The Vice President of India said that language can help good governance because information and knowledge can create an enlightened citizenry. He addressed the 16th Annual Convocation of Dakshina Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha, in Hyderabad.