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Rajasthan setting up largest start-up incubation hub in the country 19.4.2018 General News
Move over Bengaluru and Pune. Udaipur in Rajasthan is aiming to set up the biggest start-up hub in the country with a capacity to accommodate 700 newcomers.
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Peak traffic hours in 4 Indian cities costing $22bn a year: Uber (Lead, correcting para 2) 18.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
The top four Indian cities are today 149 per cent more congested than comparable cities in Asia and the country is losing over $22 billion a year in peak traffic hours compared to travel time during non-peak hours in those cities, an Uber-commissioned study revealed on Wednesday.
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Peak traffic hours in 4 Indian cities costing $22bn a year: Uber 18.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
The top four Indian cities are today 149 per cent more congested than comparable cities in Asia and the country is losing over $22 billion a year in peak traffic hours compared to travel time during non-peak hours in those cities, an Uber-commissioned study revealed on Wednesday.
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The big three question marks of Bengaluru 18.4.2018 Hindu: Rx
MLAs of R.R. Nagar, Yeshwantpur and K.R. Puram are being asked about the utilisation of funds they got since 2015
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Sobha forays into Gujarat with an investment of over Rs 500 crore 16.4.2018 Money Control: Latest News
Sobha forays into Gujarat with an investment of over Rs 500 crore The real estate development company plans to develop 1,000 housing units with a total built up area of 1.3 million sq ft.
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Runners in city demand open spaces, parks and sports facilities 16.4.2018 Citizen Matters
This is the time to extract promises from politicians, and Bengaluru runners aren't behind in the race. They demand promises of better open, green spaces from the contestants of Karnataka Legislative Assembly Elections 2018. ...
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I am totally against corruption, says Ashwath Narayan 16.4.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Two-time MLA from Malleshwaram says waste and water managements and supporting education have been his achievements. He thinks religion should be kept away from politics. Read the interview to understand the MLA better. ...
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CBI files case against former UCO Bank chairman 14.4.2018 General News
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said on Saturday it has filed a case against a former chairman of state-run UCO Bank and several business executives alleging criminal conspiracy that caused a loss of 6.21 billion rupees ($95.17 million).
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Uber launches 'Movement' in India to support data-driven urban pl... 13.4.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Uber launches 'Movement' in India to support data-driven urban pl...
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Uber aims to reduce traffic & congestion with 'Movement' 13.4.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Apr. 12 (ANI): With an aim to help civic authorities, traffic police, researchers, think tanks and policymakers discover ways to apply data to make better infrastructure and traffic
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Uber launches #39;Movement#39; in India to support data-driven urban planning 12.4.2018 Money Control: Latest News
Uber launches #39;Movement#39; in India to support data-driven urban planning Uber introduced #39;Movement#39; last year in 10 cities globally, including locations like London and Cincinnati. As part of the second phase, 12 more cities, including 4 Indian cities, are being added, Uber said in a statement.
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Uber aims to reduce traffic & congestion with 'Movement' 12.4.2018 General News
With an aim to help civic authorities, traffic police, researchers, think tanks and policymakers discover ways to apply data to make better infrastructure and traffic management decisions, cab aggregator Uber on Thursday launched the second phase of 'Movement' in India.'Movement' is a free tool which uses Uber's anonymised data from millions of trips to help urban planners redefine the urban mobility landscape in their cities.The company shares the same goals as planners and policymakers and is focussed on addressing challenges such as tackling congestion and pollution, reducing individual car ownership, complementing public transport, promoting efficient use of existing mobility assets and ride sharing.Keeping this in mind, 'Movement' was introduced in 10 cities last year.Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO, Uber, earlier today formally launched the second phase of 'Movement', making the data available for Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Hyderabad for the first time, and marking a commitment to ...
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Uber launches 'Movement' in India to support data-driven urban planning 12.4.2018 General News
Cab aggregator Uber today launched 'Movement' in India, a free tool that can help support urban planning and data-driven policy making. Uber introduced 'Movement' last year in 10 cities globally, including locations like London and Cincinnati. As part of the second phase, 12 more cities, including 4 Indian cities, are being added, Uber said in a statement. These cities include Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore Hyderabad, Amsterdam, Brisbane, Cairo, Melbourne, Nairobi, Perth, Pittsburgh, and Toronto, it added. The tool uses "anonymised data from millions of trips" taken through its platform and can help planners and policymakers to analyse transportation patterns, and make smart investments on future infrastructure projects, the statement said. The tool can also help commuters discover patterns and analyse the impact of events, rush hours, and road closures in cities and help optimise travel time, it added. "This is a promising first step and we intend to engage with policy makers, academia and
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How did Haris spend his Local Area Development fund? 12.4.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Spend on water topped the chart in Shantinagar's MLA LAD fund data. Education and community were the next. Read and check the data. ...
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Aerospace hub coming up in Tamil Nadu 11.4.2018 Deccan Herald - News
GMR group, Indias leading infrastructure company, is setting up an Aerospace & Defence Manufacturing Hub at its Special Investment Region (GKSIR), Hosur, Krishnagiri district in Tamil Nadu. The group is setting it up with an aim to encourage indigenous production of defence equipment in the country. The proposed hub is in an ideal location for defence-related manufacturing. Major defence public sector undertakings (DPSUs) like Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, Bharat Electronics Limited, Bharat Earth Movers Limited and Defence Research and Development Organisation are only 50-60 km away. The hub also benefits from the established industrial ecosystem in Hosur, 700+ MSMEs engaged in precision engineering in the region. Proximity to Bangalore ensures ready access to skilled manpower, according to a press statement. Commenting on the setting up of the hub, B V N Rao, business chairman (transportation & urban infrastructure), GMR Group said, "This defence manufacturing hub can potentially be a game changer for ...
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Bangalore airport's second runway to be operational next year: BIAL 10.4.2018 General News
BIAL, the operator of Bangalore international airport, today said the second runway is expected to be operational next year and the new terminal by 2021. It also announced registering record passenger growth to 26.91 million in the last financial year. The aerodrome is operated by Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL), in which Fairfax holds 54 per cent stake while that of Siemens Projects Ventures is 20 per cent. Karnataka State Industrial & Infrastructure Development Corp Ltd and Airports Authority of India (AAI) have 13 per cent shareholding each in the venture. "Work on the second runway and design approvals for Terminal 2 (T2) began in 2017. Construction is scheduled to begin during the middle of 2018, with the second runway operational by 2019 and T2 by 2021," a release issued by BIAL said today. T2 would be constructed in two phases. In the first phase, the terminal would be able to handle 25 million passengers annually and the capacity would be increased to have 20 ...
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News Live: Suresh Prabhu orders enquiry into IndiGo deboarding passenger at Lucknow 10.4.2018 Money Control: Business News
News Live: Suresh Prabhu orders enquiry into IndiGo deboarding passenger at Lucknow This blog will keep track of key global and local developments impacting business and markets through the day. Important local and global political developments will also find resonance here.
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BJP leaders are paper tigers: Krishna Byre Gowda 9.4.2018 Deccan Herald - News
In his fourth consecutive term as a legislator, Krishna Byre Gowda (45) was one of the youngest faces in the Siddaramaiah cabinet when he became agriculture minister. With polls nearing, Bharath Joshi from DH caught up with Gowda on farmers issues on the back of which the BJP is mounting an aggressive attack on the Congress. Excerpts: Over 3,500 farmers have committed suicide and the BJP has branded your government as anti-farmer. Has this inflicted any damage? At every stage, we have taken pro-farmer measures. Definitely, farmers suicides have happened. Between 2015 and 2017, Karnataka had severe, consecutive drought that caused a spike in farmer suicides. But weve managed to control it. BJP national president Amit Shah is good at fooling people. He should know that BJP-ruled states rank top in farmer suicides. BJP-ruled Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh waived loans farmers borrowed from nationalised banks. Karnataka waived only cooperative farm loans. Why? BJP leaders had publicly stated that if Karnataka ...
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Closing Bell: Sensex rises 162 pts, Nifty ends above 10,350; banks, FMCG lead 9.4.2018 Money Control: Market Reports
Closing Bell: Sensex rises 162 pts, Nifty ends above 10,350; banks, FMCG lead Nifty Bank, FMCG, PSU Bank and Private Bank indices gained 1 percent each.
Tractor sales sees upswing in fiscal 2018 6.4.2018 Central Chronicle » Business
Agencies, Bengaluru Sale of tractors in domestic market continued to witness an upswing with a... more »
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