CBI raids offices of Amnesty India in New Delhi and Bengaluru
The Central Bureau of Investigation has raided offices of Amnesty International India in Bnagalore and New Delhi over alleged irregularities in foreign funding in connection with violation of Foreign Contribution Regulation Act. A year ago, the ED had raided two of its premises over alleged violation of India’s foreign exchange laws.
CBI raids Amnesty India offices in Bengaluru and New Delhi
"The CBI on Friday conducted searches at the offices of Amnesty International Indi...
DGCA probes GoAir incident at Bengaluru airport; summons pilots
A source said the Airbus plane had touched the unpaved surface outside the ru...
Coming up in Bengaluru: Biometrics for Indians flying in from abroad
Since immigration has a unified database, the passport will get “digitally stamped” and contain the same information as the physical stamp. The proposal has been sent to the to the home ministry’s Bureau of Immigration.
Tunisia with its unique diversity beckons Indian film markers
Tunisia stretches from the Meditteranean Sea to the Sahara desert – as an ideal location for Indian film-makers. The country has a solid infrastructure due to the well-developed tourist industry and visa free travel for Indians has opened new opportunities for Indian film makers to explore Tunisia as the new destination.
Catching the neighbourhood shuttle
A couple of early stage startups are trying to address the problem of neighbourhood shuttle or micro-mobility. This is beyond bike-taxi startups, or bike rentals. The idea here is that these startups will move a group of people together for 3-5 km at a cheaper rate than a cab or scooter.
Delhi’s tap water is most unsafe, Mumbai’s best: BIS
With Chandigarh, Gandhinagar, Patna, Bengaluru, Jammu, Lucknow, Chennai and Dehradun in the list of cities where the tap water quality was found to be below par, the first-of-its-kind report has exposed the failure of water supplying agencies across cities to provide safe drinking water—a basic right for living.
Bengaluru to take 15 months to clear unsold housing stock, Delhi-NCR needs 44 months: Anarock
Unsold inventory overhang indicates the number of months it will take for the current unsold housing stock to get cleared in the current market scenario. At any given point, an inventory overhang of 18-24 months is considered quite healthy.
Deepika Padukone is under the weather after attending best friend's wedding in Bengaluru
Her Instagram Story reads, "When you have too much fun at your best friend's wedding".
VBHC changes tack; partners builders and land owners
“The terms for JDs (joint developments) are more favourable in the current market. Earlier we would buy large land parcels of 50 acres and build large projects, but now the focus is on smaller projects with quick turnaround,” said managing director Ram Walase.
Services exhibition to be held from Nov 26-28 in Bengaluru to attract investment
The programme, aimed at engaging industry and governments across the world and to promote greater exchange of trade in services between India and rest of the world, will have Services Export Promotion Council (SEPC) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) as partners.
Umbrella body to deal with Bengaluru's mobility
The Karnataka government is planning to set up the Bengaluru Mobility Management Authority (BMMA), bringing at least five civic agencies under one platform.
Flexible workplace demand to jump 5-times to 130-140 million sq ft by 2025: Report
India is one of the largest flexible workplace markets in the world. The consultant has estimated the global flexible workspace inventory at about 125 million sq ft, of which nearly 27 million sq ft is located in India. There are 1,000 operational coworking centres, with a capacity of over 4 lakh seats, across top 6 cities -- Delhi-NCR, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad & Chennai.
LIC Housing eyes to disburse Rs 55,000 crore in FY 19-20
LIC Housing Finance Ltd has set a target of disbursing Rs 55,000 crore worth loans during the current financial year, a top official said on Saturday.
BJP to field 13 disqualified MLAs in crucial December 5 bypolls
The party sources say that the central leadership and the RSS is not keen to field R Roshan Baig and R Shankar due to various factors. The reason behind the BJP preventing Baig from joining the party is said to be his alleged role in the multi crore IMA financial scam and his name linked to the death of RSS workers in Bengaluru.
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