Around the City

PCB workshop on natural dyes

The Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board is organising a workshop on `Use of natural dyes and its applications on idols' on its premises at Paryavaran Bhavan, Sanathnagar, on March 16 at 10.30 a.m. The workshop aims at bringing awareness among various target groups such as members of Ganesh Idol Manufacturers Association, Ganesh Utsav Committee, idol makers, NGOs and school craft teachers, according to a press release. Chief Secretary J. Harinarayana would be the chief guest and the proceedings would comprise a technical session followed by demonstration.

Hotel management course applications

The National Council for Hotel Management, New Delhi, has reopened sale of JEE application forms from March 19 to 28 for admission into the three-year degree course in Hospitality and Hotel Administration. The forms are available at the Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition, DD Colony, Hyderabad. For more details call 2742 7569 or log onto `'.

Lepakshi exhibition

Lepakshi's handicrafts and handloom exhibition showcasing softwood toys, hand paintings, metal castings, carvings, cottons, etc. will be held from March 16 to 25 at Sri Jyothi Garden, opposite Kushaiguda bus depot, near ECIL crossroads from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. every day including Sundays and public holidays.

CIEFL recruitment

The Central Institute of English & Foreign Languages (CIEFL) has invited schools and colleges interested in recruiting graduate and post-graduate English teachers and lecturers. Interested schools and colleges can contact Prof. Rajagopal, Programme Coordinator on B.Ed (English) course on 27098131 (Extn 402 or 555) or on email


A City-based former Additional Director of Homoeopathy, Nanduri Siva Prasant has been elected President, All India Homoeopathic Doctors Association.