Second runway commences operations at international airport in Bengaluru
The Bengaluru international airport is the first Greenfield airport in India to be built as a private-public partnership. Private promoters hold 74% (Fairfax 54% and Siemens Projects Ventures 20%) stake in BIAL, while the govt holds the remaining 26% (Karnataka State Industrial & Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited – 13%, Airports Authority of India – 13%).
Reducing tourism-related emissions key to check climate change impacts on tourism
As representatives of governments work to develop an intern...
Growth Catalyst: Jewar Airport expected to create infra, generate jobs
The upcoming International Airport at the Jewar township of Greater No...
2 Russians charged in international malware scheme
The Justice Department unsealed charges Thursday against two Russian men in what authorities say was one of the worst computer hacking and b...
Ushering in 2020 with 'Classic Blue': Pantone's colour of the year is honest, relatable and non-aggressive
The company's first pick for colour of the year was also a shade of blue.
Several countries agree J&K internal matter of India: MEA in Lok Sabha
The Ministry of External Affairs has informed the Lok Sabha that several countries have agreed that matters related to Jammu and Kashmir are internal to the country following proactive outreach by the government.
Anuranjita Kumar announces exit from the Royal Bank Of Scotland
Anuranjita Kumar joined the bank in September 2017 after a 22-year stint at Citi in September 2017. Here she spearheaded a variety of initiatives, especially in the D&I space including a medical cover for LGBT couples and creating an industry cohort for improved growth prospects for women in the technology space through the ‘Women In Tech Forum’ amongst others.
Advent International, Temasek arms sell 8.2% in CG Consumer
Multiple financial institutions bought 5.12 crore shares collectively, the BSE data showed.
India to explore corridor between resource-rich Arctic & INSTC
“We look forward to cooperating with Russia in the Arctic Council and we are actively discussing potential areas of cooperation including in the sphere of energy security, scientific exploration and research and connectivity. We will explore the possibility of establishing connectivity between the Arctic Region and INSCTC," Indian envoy to Russia said.
Google accused of sacking workers to deter union activities
The tech giant had earlier said that the workers were let go last month for violating the company's data-security policies.
Bengaluru traffic police vulnerable to lung-related diseases, says Oncologist
Chronic infections are risk factors for lung cancer, reason being exposed to environmental pollution which comprises air and water pollution, the former being more prevalent.
IndiGo plane suffers high engine vibrations mid-air; returns to Mumbai
The aircraft, flying from Mumbai to Bengaluru, was involved in an air turnback due to high vibrations in one of its engines. The plane has been grounded at Mumbai.
Current patent laws are inadequate for Artificial Intelligence-related Intellectual Property: Report
“Current patent laws treat Artificial Intelligence software inventions as logical algorithms implemented on the computer. While patent eligibility of algorithms is valid, there is little about how to deal with inventions that are heuristic in nature,” the report found.
Ola aims to double scale of business in Australia, New Zealand by 2021
A company source said the firm is looking to double the scale of business across parameters such as revenue, customers, driver-partners and the number of rides. Ola said it is "set to launch in 11 new locations each in Australia and New Zealand, taking its total presence across 33 cities in the region".
Forex kitty continues to swells, scales past $451 bn mark
Announcing the fifth bi-monthly monetary policy on Thursday, governor Shaktikanta Das had said the reserves touched USD 451.7 billion as of December 3, an increase of USD 38.8 billion since April.
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