ISRO's GSLV rocket carrying the country's communications satellite GSAT-6A lifted off from Sriharikota. The GSLV-F08 rocket saddled with the passenger satellite in its payload fairing blasted off from the second launch pad at 4.56 pm. Leaving behind plumes of smoke, the 49.1-metre tall GSLV soared majestically into. . . . .
The Hyderabad City has stood best Indian city to live for the fourth consecutive year in latest Mercer Quality of Living Rating 2018 that was released on 20th Feb 2018. However, as Pune raised in the chart from last two years, the twin city had to share the slot with Pune. The two cities gained a spot at 142 ranks, the. . . . .
The Telangana government is setting up a ₹100-crore Apparel Super Hub in Sircilla. It signed a memorandum of understanding with Kay Ventures to roll out the project. To be set up on 20 acres, the hub will be completed in three phases. The first phase will be taken up with an investment of ₹30 crore in a. . . . .
Telangana govt. has announced KCR Mega Health Cum Life Insurance Scheme for Ryots. Subsequently, the state govt. will provide an insurance cover of Rs. 5 lakh per annum for health-care and hospitalization and even in the case of death. Accordingly, KCR govt. is going to allocate Rs. 500 crore in Telangana Budget 2018-19. . . . .
Telangana Industry Minister K. T. Rama Rao said that the Telangana government aims to double the valuation of its life sciences ecosystem to $100 billion in 10 years. K. T. R made this announcement after he inaugurated the 15th BioAsia Summit. He said that 4 lakh jobs will be created in the life sciences industry in the. . . . .
The ‘Pelican Bird Festival-2018’ was held for first in Atapaka Bird Sanctuary on at Kolleru lake in Andhra Pradesh. It was jointly organised by Andhra Pradesh Tourism Authority (APTA) and Krishna district administration. During the winter season, thousands of pelicans, painted storks and other birds migrate to. . . . .
India’s largest Floating Treatment Wetland (FTW) launched in Hyderabad’s Neknampur Lake. The Floating Treatment Wetland (FTW) on Neknampur Lake was inaugurated on World Wetlands Day (February 2). The size of the FTW is 3,000 sq. ft.It has been formed by the joint efforts of Dhruvansh, the Hyderabad Metropolitan Development. . . . .
In order to boost the rapidly developing sector of Urban development, Andhra Pradesh government will be organizing a three-day innovation summit on the theme of ‘Urban transformation to Global Living’. Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu announced that Happy Cities Summit will be held between April 10 and 12 in Bhavani. . . . .
Shailendra Kumar Joshi has been appointed as the new Chief Secretary of Telangana State. decision The decision was taken by Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao. Joshi, Special Chief Secretary for Irrigation and Catchment Area Development (I&CAD) department, took charge from the outgoing Chief Secretary, Shekhar. . . . .
Telangana government had signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Clean Authority of Tokyo in connection with municipal solid waste incineration. "The government of Telangana and Clean Authority of Tokyo has signed a MoU for municipal solid waste incineration facilities. They will exchange knowledge in municipal solid. . . . .
The World Sweet Festival (WSF-2018) will be held in Telangana(Hyderabad) from January 13 to showcase the cosmopolitan nature of Hyderabad in a sweet way. The sweets from around 25 states in India and 15 foreign countries, to be prepared locally by members of various associations, will be displayed at the event, being organized. . . . .
Renowned Telugu poet and writer Devi Priya bagged the Sahitya Akademi Award 2017, for his book "Gaali Rangu". Devi Priya is a noted cartoonist and is known for his socially-conscious contributions. Devi Priya, who hails from Tadikonda, is known as the father of the Telugu poetic cartoon strip. Some of his works include Amma. . . . .
The Expert Appraisal Committee of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has accorded environmental clearance for the Kaleshwaram irrigation project in Telangana.The project is estimated to cost about Rs 80,499.7 crores and proposed to be completed in three years. While according to clearance, the committee. . . . .
NITI Aayog has selected three districts in the state — Jayashankar Bhupalpally, Kumaram Bheem-Asifabad and Khammam — for a special initiative to develop backward areas. The Centre has appointed IAS officers Rajeev Ranjan Misra for Khammam district, Ms Vasudha Misra for Kumaram Bheem-Asifabad and Mr Sanjay Kumar for. . . . .
"Telangana State" has been adjudged as the State with best urban infrastructure by prominent publication Business World. And also Municipal Administration and Urban Development Minister "KT Rama Rao" has been declared the winner of the ‘Leader of the Year’ award by the national business weekly. The awards will. . . . .
US multinational giant GE and Tata Group have joined hands to manufacture CFM International LEAP engine components in India for the global supply chain, a development bound to have considerable significance for Telangana as the Tata arm associated with the project is headquartered in Hyderabad. GE Aviation and Tata Sons subsidiary,. . . . .