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Flipkart resumes grocery delivery with restriction on quantities

By Aditi Agrawal and Aroon Deep Update (March 25 5:20 pm): Hyderabad Police is issuing passes to allow e-commerce delivery. Gurugram Police will allow certain delivery companies to operate during lockdown. Several major e-commerce delivery services were either completely booked out, had put a hold on operations, or were otherwise inaccessible, the morning after the […] ...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, News, Flipkart, Hyderabad, BigBasket, Grofers, Dunzo, Licious, Coronavirus, Aditi Agrawal, D-Mart, Fresh to Home, Nature's Basket, Ecommerce and COVID-19, Gurugram Police

COVID-19: E-commerce companies can get passes to operate in Hyderabad during curfew

All delivery and e-commerce companies in Hyderabad can obtain passes for their essential staff and vehicles by sending an email to [email protected], Jayesh Ranjan, the IT Secretary for the state of Telangana, tweeted. These passes can be obtained for 11 kinds of delivery related services, including milk and dairy; vegetable; meat, fish and chicken; medicines […] ...
Tags: Travel, News, E-commerce, Hyderabad, Telangana, Ecommerce and COVID-19, Jayesh Ranjan

Milkbasket staff, vendors allegedly heckled by local police a day before nationwide lockdown

E-commerce platform Milkbasket could not deliver a single order in Hyderabad and more than half of their orders in Gurugram and Noida, even before Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a 21-day nationwide lockdown to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. Milkbasket’s CEO Anant Goel said that the company’s “staff, vendors and vehicles [were] being pushed back from the […] ...
Tags: Travel, News, Narendra Modi, E-commerce, Hyderabad, Noida, Gurugram, Milkbasket, Coronavirus, Ecommerce and COVID-19, Anant Goel

OYO Rooms sued by Hyderabad-based hospitality firm for non-payment of dues

A Hyderabad-based hospitality firm, Conclave Infratech, has filed an application against OYO Rooms’ parent company Oravel Stays for non-payment of dues, the Economic Times reported. OYO Rooms allegedly breached a contract for monthly payments of nearly ₹13 lakh/month since May 2018 amounting to a total of ₹82.5 lakh. Conclave Infratech filed a case in the […] ...
Tags: Travel, News, Hotels, Hyderabad, Oyo Rooms, Economic Times, Oyo, Conclave Infratech, Oravel Stays

UIDAI clarifies position on notices sent to ‘illegal immigrants’, says Aadhaar has nothing to do with citizenship

A day after the UIDAI ordered an inquiry into 127 residents of Hyderabad over suspicions of them being illegal immigrants and obtaining Aadhaar on “false pretences”, the Authority clarified that the reports of the inquiry were not presented in “correct perspective” and that Aadhaar has got nothing to do with claims of citizenship, in a […] ...
Tags: Travel, News, Hyderabad, Authority, Aadhaar, UIDAI

‘Every inch of Telangana will be under surveillance,’ says state government

Telangana Police’s command and control centre building, at Banjara Hills in Hyderabad, will be ready in six months, and will be able to process footage from 100,000 CCTV cameras in under a minute, the state government said in a tweet on February 14. The tweet, originally, in the Telugu language, claimed that “if you go […] ...
Tags: Travel, News, Privacy, Surveillance, Cctv, Hyderabad, Telangana, Telangana Police, Banjara Hills

Summary of my key political trips to India

This is a note to myself. Will add links, photos, etc. in the coming days if I find time. 1999-2000: Met JP in Hyderabad to discuss political action. Met Parth Shah (at his first CCS home+office, Barun Mitra (at his original Liberty Institute) + Madhu Kishwar (at her house) a few others like Subodh. Meeting […]
Tags: Travel, India, Hyderabad, Liberty Institute, About Me, Madhu Kishwar, Barun Mitra, Met JP, Met Parth Shah

Farewell To Hyderabad

Today is our last day in Hyderabad and we have no real plans. Ginny has finished the novel she bought from home so we decided to head to the Taj Mahal Hotel in the neighbouring district of Abids. I knew there was a Sunday Book Market held on the footpath o
Tags: Travel, Hyderabad, Ginny, Taj Mahal Hotel

Getting To The Heart of Hyderabad

When I travel I like to have time to walk to get away from the main tourist attractions and look deeper into the soul of the city Im visiting. Sometimes I dont like what I see it can be disturbing and uncomfortable. But its also the only way to
Tags: Travel, Hyderabad

Vigilante Justice in India

One of the markers of an uncivilized society is that mobs resort to vigilantism which are acts of summary justice without legal authority or due process. When the police engage in vigilantism, it signals a failed society. That’s what happened last week in Hyderabad in India. Four people were killed murdered by the police (led … Continue reading "Vigilante Justice in India"
Tags: Travel, India, Uncategorized, Hyderabad, Vigilante Justice

5 Amazing Luxury Tours in India You Must Experience in 2020

India is one of the most religious nations in the world. Some of the most deeply religious societies, cultures, and cuisines of India are very popular. India is well-known for tourism. All these attractions make India the best destination for luxury holidays. In my recent visit to India, I was bedazzled by the way luxury was rooted in every little aspect. Luxury was inevitable in their tradition and culture. Be it the hospitality, food, interiors, dance, festivals, or even clothes, everything wa...
Tags: Travel, Sponsored, India, Nepal, Goa, Hyderabad, South Asia, Rishikesh, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Agra, Buddhist, Amritsar, Assam, Corbett, Southern India

‘Fingerprint is not a big issue’: Hyderabad police on collecting biometrics of ‘suspects’

“The Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) even gives us the right to kill. Fingerprint is not that big an issue,” said Mohammed Abdul Rasheed, ACP of Falaknuma police station. Police in Falaknuma, in Hyderabad, are asking for the facial data and fingerprints of people who they think might be potential criminals. MediaNama spoke to Rasheed […] ...
Tags: Travel, News, Privacy, Law Enforcement, Facial Recognition, Biometrics, Hyderabad, Rasheed, Mohammed Abdul Rasheed ACP, Falaknuma

Summary: Telangana’s draft policy for a Blockchain District for Hyderabad

The government of Telangana has released a draft blockchain policy, which proposes the creation of India’s first ‘Blockchain District’ to house companies working in the field, and with companies operating in the district receiving government subsidies. Here is a summary of what the policy suggests/recommends: Focus areas of the state The state will focus on “high-potential […] ...
Tags: Travel, News, Government, India, Policy, Regulation, Hyderabad, Blockchain, Telangana, Blockchain District

Different types of biryani in India

Of all the culinary classics synonymous with the rich food heritage of India, biryani is in a class of its own. Variations on the simple rice, meat, vegetable, and spice dish can be found in every section of India, though it’s not quite known how it became such a staple. One theory traces the origins to Persia (where berian means “fried before cooking”) and the Mughals, who brought the dish to the Indian subcontinent in the 16th century. Another is that it’s an evolution of the plov, or rice ...
Tags: Travel, India, Hyderabad, Kerala, Kolkata, Biryani, All, Indian Food, Tamil Nadu, Persia, Southern India, Dindigul, Northern India, Kozhikode, Mughal, Aurangzeb

Uber begins trialing e-bikes and bicycles rides in India

Uber has partnered with bicycle sharing platform Yulu in India as it looks to grab a piece of the growing e-bikes market that is increasingly posing a challenge to taxi services in the nation. The San Francisco-headquartered firm, which is expected to go public later this week, said it will provide its users in Bengaluru with Yulu’s e-bikes and bicycles as part of a pilot. The announcement, financial details of which were not disclosed, comes days after users in Bengaluru began to spot Yulu’s...
Tags: Travel, Startups, Transportation, Uber, Asia, Southeast Asia, India, Softbank, San Francisco, Automotive, Uber India, Flipkart, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Amit Gupta, Inmobi

UIDAI warns AP & Telangana of uploading land papers; Karnataka makes 5k students’ Aadhaar records public

The Unique Identity Authority of India’s (UIDAI) regional office in Hyderabad has asked the Telangana and Andhra Pradesh governments to stop uploading property documents to their revenue websites as they were being used to illegally access Aadhaar data, reported the Times of India. An unnamed... ...
Tags: Travel, News, Privacy, Government, Ap, Property, Personal Data, Data Protection, Fingerprints, Hyderabad, Documents, Karnataka, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Aadhaar, Right To Privacy

Multiple cases of missing voter names on Day 1; ECI’s ‘purification’ programme blamed

Many complaints continue to appear from voters on their names missing from voter lists, as the first day of India’s seven-phase general election kicked off on Thursday, with constituencies across 20 states going to the polls. The missing voters – especially those in Hyderabad – recalled... ...
Tags: Travel, News, India, Missing, Eci, Hyderabad, Deleted, Telangana, Lok Sabha Elections 2019, Voter List

National child rights commission seeks ‘action taken’ report from MeitY on PUBG: report

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has sought a report from MeitY on action taken on PUBG addiction among children in the country, reports The News Minute. Earlier in January, Hyderabad-based activist Vijay Gopal from Forum Against Corruption wrote to the NCPCR and MeitY... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Gaming, Games, News, Children, Internet, Child protection, Hyderabad, Gujarat, MeitY, PUBG, Vijay Gopal, Forum Against Corruption

AIDSO protests the failure of biometric authentication system and student detention in colleges

In a protest held today, the All India Democratic Students’ Organisation in Hyderabad, has said that a faulty biometric system and the use of Aadhaar for attendance has led to 21,841 students getting detained. These students were unable to take their exams and their careers were in jeopardy, the... ...
Tags: Travel, News, Education, Internet, Government, India, Biometrics, Hyderabad, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Aadhaar, All India Democratic Students ' Organisation


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Tags: Travel, Hyderabad, Hyderabad Laroport de Visakhapatnam

Travelling on the Spiritual Time Machine MaduraiRameswaram temples

The early morning Indigo ATR 72 turboprop Pratt Whitney powered engines landed at Madurai starting from Hyderabad early morning at 520 Am on the 30th January 2019. The chilly wind at Hyderabad and the warm humid weather at Madurai the Tamil English
Tags: Travel, Hyderabad, Madurai, Pratt Whitney, Spiritual Time Machine

Dunzo Hyderabad Done-zo

The app-based concierge service Dunzo has launched in Hyderabad, the company said on social media last week. This brings the number of cities Dunzo is active in to five, after Pune, Bangalore, Gurgaon, and Delhi. This is their coverage map to begin with, according to their blog: MediaNama has... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, News, Internet, App, Delivery, Hyderabad, Medianama, Dunzo, Online Food Delivery, Pune Bangalore Gurgaon

Careem and Shuttl acquihire Commut to offer bus services

Careem, a UAE based ride hailing company, and Shuttl, an Indian bus aggregator, have acqui-hired Commut, a Hyderabad based mass transit company, for an undisclosed amount. Careem will use the acquisition to expand into mass transit services by adding buses in its 100 cities in MENA, Pakistan and... ...
Tags: Travel, News, Internet, Pakistan, Mergers & Acquisitions, Uae, Hyderabad, Careem, Online Cab booking, Shuttl, Commut

Vacancy in Balmer Lawrie Limited 2018

Recruitment in Balmer Lawrie & Co. Ltd. Balmer Lawrie & Co. Ltd., (A Government of India Enterprise) is looking for qualified and experienced Indian Nationals for following Govt. Job naukri vacancy  : Vacancies Junior Officer (Travel)   : 02 postAssociate / Sr Associate (Customs and Operations) Sea : 01 postDeputy Manager (SCM) : 01 postAssistant Manager... Please Click on the Title to Read Full Details. [Author: [email protected] (SarkariNaukriBlog com)]
Tags: Travel, Jobs, Online, Manager, Customs, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Associates, Balmer Lawrie, CA-ICWA-Finance, Public-Sector

Lycos Internet’s digital revenues increase to Rs 434.5 Cr

Hyderabad-based internet company Lycos has reported digital marketing revenues of Rs 434.46 crores for the financial year ended June 30, 2018 (FY 2019). This represented an increase of 6.33% Q-o-Q and an increase of 0.99% Y-o-Y. Profit before tax from Digital Marketing Segment was Rs 136.83 Crores,... ...
Tags: Travel, News, Internet, Earnings, Hyderabad, Lycos, Earnings Q1FY19, Brightcom, Digital Marketing Segment

Silly Monks acquires 51% stake in Chintala Sports

Hyderabad based digital media firm Silly Monks has acquired a 51% stake in Chintala Sports Private Limited for an undisclosed amount, reports the Economic Times. The financial details of the acquisition were not available. We have reached out to Silly Monks and will update this when we hear from... ...
Tags: Travel, News, Media, Internet, Digital Media, Hyderabad, Acquisition, Chintala Sports, Silly Monks, Chintala Sports Private Limited

My Himalayan journey – trekking to Shangri-La

A group walking holiday in the Indian Himalayas provides a rare chance to enjoy true solitude high above the cloudsAt the top of the Miyar Valley in the high Himalayas, a chain of seven tiny turquoise pools nestle below the snout of a formidable glacier. Each one looks deceptively inviting. We plunge in and our shouts, as we brave the icy water, echo off walls of rock into empty air; there is no one but our group around to hear. For miles in every direction there are only mountains; their white ...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Mountains, Himalayas, Walking Holidays, Hyderabad, India Holidays, Shangri La, Tamil Nadu Continue, Indian Himalayas, Miyar Valley

SIM card dealer created own Aadhaar database, activated 6000 SIM cards: Report

A SIM card distributor in Telangana was arrested for activating 6,000 SIM cards through the eKYC system using Aadhaar numbers, reported The Times of India. P Santosh Kumar was a distributor of Vodafone prepaid SIM cards. On June 20, the regional office of UIDAI in Hyderabad lodged a complaint the... ...
Tags: Travel, News, Vodafone, Hyderabad, Sim Cards, Telangana, Times of India, UIDAI, Aaadhaar, Aadhaar leaks, Santosh Kumar

IKEA India’s product catalogue now online, don’t hold your breath for e-commerce

Swedish home furnishings retailer IKEA’s product catalogue is now online in India ahead of its 400,000 square feet retail store launch in Hyderabad. According to this ET’s interview, the Hyderabad’s store is likely to open this month. Meanwhile, it already has an experience centre... ...
Tags: Travel, Ecommerce, News, India, E-commerce, Furniture, Ikea, Hyderabad, Online Furniture, IKEA India

Modi uses my copy of the Emergency newspaper cutting – pretty weird

Modi issued half page ads in newspapers yesterday. Prominently featured in the ad was the scanned copy of the front page of a newspaper of that day that I had kept with me at the end of Class X. I was in Hyderabad when the Emergency was declared. We moved to Jullundur just a few […]
Tags: Travel, India, Hyderabad, Modi, Jullundur

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