GM India to launch six new models in two years

 GM India to launch six new models in two yearsHyderabad, Feb 12 - General Motors (GM) India plans to launch six new models with 14 fuel variants in the next two years, a top company official said here Saturday.

The new models will include diesel-powered Chevrolet Beat, which is set to be launched in June this year, a new Captiva and BS-IV version of the Tavera.

"We plan to roll out a series of new products in the next 24 months," P. Balendran, vice president of GM India, said at a press conference to mark the launch of Chevrolet Beat LPG and SMARTECH engine.

Police Near To Identifying Main Offenders In Suri Murder Case

Police Near To Identifying Main Offenders In Suri Murder CaseAccording to reports, police officials have made progress in the inquiries into the murder of MaddelacheruvuSuryanarayana Reddy a. k. a. Suri, and they were almost near to naming the offenders.

Mr. A K Khan, City Police Commissioner stated, "There is progress in the (Suri murder) investigation. We are close to almost identifying the culprits and the motive behind the murder."

Mr. Khan stated that the police detectives have asked some people not to leave Hyderabad.

'Hyderabad emerged as reputed Technology Centre'

'Hyderabad emerged as reputed Technology Centre' Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said that Hyderabad has come forward as a knowledge and technology centre of status and it has been befittingly selected for launching the new campus of Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR).

Today the foundation stone for TIFR’s Hyderabad campus was laid at Gachibowli. He emphasized the need for getting higher human resource in the area of science and technology to sustain competitive advantage in the knowledge economy.

Telugu film actresses among nine held for prostitution

Telugu film actresses among nine held for prostitutionHyderabad, Aug 23 - Telugu film actresses Saira Banu and Jyoti and seven others were caught red-handed in a prostitution racket busted by Hyderabad police here Monday.

Saira, who played lead role in few Telugu films, and Jyoti, a supporting actress in many films, were arrested along with a woman from Uzbekistan and their customers from an apartment in the upscale Kundan Bagh neighborhood.

Rane Brake Lining To Expand Capacity

Rane Brake Lining To Expand CapacityCity-based automotive brakeling maker Rane Brake Lining will strengthen the capacity at its Hyderabad and Tiruchirapalli plants with the intention to meet up the export and after market demands.

The company's a top official made this declaration on Wednesday.

On the sidelines of the company's AGM, company's chairman L. Ganesh stated, "The expansion will be made at an investment of Rs. 30 crore. The funding will be a mix of debt and internal accruals."

Neonatal baby become the youngest donor

Organ-DonateIn Hyderabad, a 4 day old female baby has donated her two organs and become the youngest donor.

The parents of the baby, mother Hymavathi, a school teacher and father Kishore Kumar, a revenue inspector has decided to donate two organs of the baby after her sudden death.

The baby was born on July 8 and two days later she developed certain complications and was put on the ventilator where she expired on July12.

Mohan foundation was contacted by the baby's family to proceed with the donation process. Mohan Foundation has shifted the baby to Innova Hospital in Secunderabad.

Fish festival abuzz with visitors in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, July 11: The Indian fish festival, INFISH 2010, is being organized in Hyderabad, which is showcasing exotic and colorful varieties of fishes.

Organized by the National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB), INFISH 2010 is aimed to promote sales of ornamental fishes and showcase the state-of-the-art production and processing techniques in use in the country.

“Basically people come here to understand what fisheries are. Secondly, they are very fascinated looking at the ornamental fishes, and those who wish to keep an aquarium at home, it is a great opportunity,” said Vasu Devappa, Senior Executive Director of the NFBD.

JLR makes debut in Hyderabad

tata-jaguar-landrover-showroomAs the luxury brands from the door of Tata Motors are now on a recovery path and has almost reached the desired results, the company is now aggressive in making its presence felt in the Indian market.

Notably, the company has recently inaugurated a dealership in the Hyderabad region in the country making it the fourth dealership of JLR brands in the Indian market.

Tishman Speyer Unveils Its First IT Park In India

Tishman Speyer Unveils Its First IT Park In IndiaTishman Speyer, one of the world's top realty developers, has opened its first property in Asia, commissioning the initial stage of the Waverock IT Park in Hyderabad.

The US-based property developer also launched the second stage of the project, which is a joint venture between Tishman and ICICI Ventures, which has come up at a SEZ at Nanakramguda, Gachibowli, an IT district on the city's outskirts.

Including two phases, Waverock will cover up 12 acres of land for providing 2.46 million square feet IT office space to offer up employment opportunity to 25,000 people.

DRS Makes Entry Into Pharmaceutical Business

DRS Makes Entry Into Pharmaceutical BusinessLooking at a big chance in contract manufacturing space, DRS Group has forayed into the pharmaceutical business with the launch of a new arm and high-tech plant at Medchal near Hyderabad.

The group's newly launched division, DRS Labs, will start its functioning with a capital of Rs 10 crore.

Besides, it is eyeing an Rs 50 crore turnover during the first year.

Toyota Q world reaches Hyderabad

Toyota-Q-worldApart from making its presence felt at the CII Auto Show South 2010 that took place at the Hitex Exhibition Centre, Hyderabad, Toyota Motors on Monday announced the entry of its BTL activity Q World in the region.

The event managed to create a wave of excitement in the region. Participants coming from various backgrounds were looked quite eager to see the much awaited concept model of Toyota's new compact car - Etios.

Radiant Infosystems’ BPO in captivity

Radiant-InfosystemsAn ultra new facility at the jail premises of Hyderabad prison, is all-set to hire prisoners for their call centers, a novel concept devised in the Indian Economy.

Radiant Infosystems, one of the sponsors of 20-20 cricket tournaments, has struck with this idea of hiring prisoners for the BPO. Ones who are literate and facing charges of harassment or dowry-murders can benefit the most out of it, claim the officials.

Dr Reddy’s net profit touches Rs 167 crore

Dr-ReddysThe Hyderabad based pharmaceutical company, Dr Reddy's Laboratories has announced its fourth quarter financial results for the fiscal year 2009-10 and has managed to post a reasonable net profit and revenue.

The firm has posted a net profit of Rs 166.7 crore for the quarter that ended in 31st March, 2010. The company has posted a huge loss of Rs 977 crore for the same quarter in the preceding year. The revenue of the company had fallen to Rs 1,642.4 crore that is almost a 17% fall against last year.

Swine Flu alarm is once again echoed in Hyderabad

Swine-FluRecalled last year, swine flu was first noticed in Hyderabad on May 16 and this year it also seems that swine flu is entering the country premises through Hyderabad. A fresh case of swine flu has been found in Andhra Pradesh, the state capital of Hyderabad.

Health Department Authorities state that this year till now four persons have been reported infected from H1N1 Virus in Andhra Pradesh.

Health Department authorities reported that a 43 years old man was diagnosed as positive for swine flu on Friday and has been admitted to ICU of Government General and Chest Hospital at Erragadda.

Sania Mirza’s past affairs were kept away from her wedding

Shoaib-Malik-Sania-MirzaSania Mirza and Shoaib Malik strengthen their bond by entering into beautiful relationship of husband and wife on April 12 at Hyderabad. Their guest list comprised of many famous personalities related to different fields like Salman Khan, Arbaaz Khan, Sohail Khan, Mahesh Bhupathi, Leander Paes and many more to attend their wedding reception.

Sania Mirza was always in news because of her link ups in past, considering the past affairs, Shahid Kapoor was not invited for the marriage though Sania claimed Shahid as her very good friend.

Shoaib and Sania's marriage on cards despite many accusations

Shoaib and Sania's marriage on cards despite many accusationsSources revealed that Shoaib and Sania's marriage is on cards on April 11 at Hyderabad.

On the other hand, Ayesha Siddiqui who claimed herself as wife of Shoaib Malik is planning to register a case against Malik for marrying and leaving her without giving formal divorce.

The Pakistani Barrister, Farooq Hassan told that Ayesha’s father Ahmed Siddiqui called him from India and asked him to file a case against Malik.

Hassan has not yet decided on what grounds and under which law should he file a case against Malik.

Shoaib still in Sania's house, marriage may be advanced

Shoaib still in Sania's house, marriage may be advancedHyderabad, April 4 - Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik continued to stay in the residence of Indian tennis star Sania Mirza amid speculation that their marriage was being advanced to avoid any problems due to the raging row over Shoaib's alleged first marriage with a resident of this city.

Wipro, HSBC, Google, Mahindra Satyam issue alert for employees

Wipro, HSBC, Google, Mahindra Satyam issue alert for employeesOn the one hand the IT & BPO industry is already struggling after the three days of communal riots in several parts of Hyderabad, companies like Wipro, HSBC, Mahindra Satyam has already sent alert e-mails to its employees.

While some are giving assistance to ensure the safety of their employees, some have issued notices to work from home, if need be.

Communal Violence rises in Hyderabad

K-RosaiahThe decision to deploy additional forces has been taken by the Andhra Pradesh government, including nearly 1000 paramilitary personnel dispatched by the Centre. The decision came after communal clashes gripped Hyderabad.

It was specified by Chief Minister K Rosaiah, "We are constantly monitoring and reviewing the situation and also talking to the Centre on this."

Minimum of 36 people were injured in stone-pelting while other 70 were taken into custody following there were clashes between two communities in the old city.

Applications for Ph.D. and M. Tech Open at IIT Hyderabad

Applications for Ph.D. and M. Tech Open at IIT Hyderabad

Applications for Ph.D. and M.Tech. programmes are now open at IIT Hyderabad. Applications are invited for Mechanical, Chemical, Computer Science, and Engineering, Electrical, Civil, Infrastructure Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering branches.

The closing date for applications is 20th April, 2010. The session is expected to start in July of 2010. It is also requested that candidates who wish to apply for more than one Ph.D. programme should apply to each stream separately.

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