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Amazon India setting up 5 new warehouses 26.4.2018 General News
Amazon today said it is setting up five more warehouses in as many cities including Bengaluru, Gurgaon and Mumbai, as the global e-tailing giant looks to strengthen its delivery capabilities amid intense competition from rivals like Flipkart. With the addition of these new facilities, Amazon will have 67 fulfilment centres (FCs) in 13 states, with a total storage capacity of over 20 million cubic feet, it said in a statement. "These new FCs will be set up in Bangalore, Mumbai, Gurgaon, Vijayawada and Kolkata to support increased customer and seller demand from these regions," it added. The company said these FCs will be fully operational before the festive season of 2018 but didn't disclose any investment details. FCs are warehouses where sellers can stock their inventory. They can save money by replacing their upfront capital expense with low variable cost and pay only for the storage space they use and the orders Amazon fulfils. With the addition of this expanded infrastructure, we .
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Amazon India setting up 5 new warehouses 26.4.2018 Money Control: Business News
Amazon India setting up 5 new warehouses With the addition of these new facilities, Amazon will have 67 fulfilment centres (FCs) in 13 states, with a total storage capacity of over 20 million cubic feet, it said in a statement.
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ADB Operations Reach $32.2 Billion in 2017 - ADB Annual Report 26.4.2018 General News
Annual operations of ADB reached a record $32.2 billion in 2017, as the bank continues to meet Asia and the Pacific's growing development needs, according to the Annual Report. This was a 26% increase from the year before.
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PM Modi reviews progress in resolving grievances of ex-servicemen 25.4.2018 DNA: Money
 Prime Minister Narendra Modi today reviewed the progress in resolving grievances of ex-servicemen and urged officials to ensure that the problems faced by former soldiers should be resolved in the "shortest possible time" He also stressed on the importance of improving the speed of grievance disposal. At the 25th meeting of 'Pragati', Modi also reviewed the progress of 10 infrastructure projects in the railway, road, petroleum, power, coal, urban development, and health and family welfare sectors.  These projects are spread over several states including Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Assam, Sikkim, West Bengal, Bihar, Tamil Nadu and Jharkhand. He also reviewed implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana and the programme for "National Fellowships and Scholarships for Higher Education of Scheduled Tribe Students". The 25 'Pragati' meetings have seen a cumulative review of 227 projects with a total investment of over Rs 10 lakh crore. ...
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Smart Cities Mission is the beginning of India’s urban renaissance: Vice President 25.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that the Smart Cities Mission is the beginning of India’s urban renaissance. He was addressing the gathering after releasing the Book ‘Smart Cities Unbundled’ authored by Dr. Sameer Sharma, here today.
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PM reviews progress in resolving grievances of ex-servicemen 25.4.2018 General News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today reviewed the progress in resolving grievances of ex-servicemen and urged officials to ensure that the problems faced by former soldiers should be resolved in the "shortest possible time" He also stressed on the importance of improving the speed of grievance disposal. At the 25th meeting of 'Pragati', Modi also reviewed the progress of 10 infrastructure projects in the railway, road, petroleum, power, coal, urban development, and health and family welfare sectors. These projects are spread over several states including Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Assam, Sikkim, West Bengal, Bihar, Tamil Nadu and Jharkhand. He also reviewed implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana and the programme for "National Fellowships and Scholarships for Higher Education of Scheduled Tribe Students". The 25 'Pragati' meetings have seen a cumulative review of 227 projects with a total investment of over Rs 10 ...
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French delegation study biz opportunities at Sri City 25.4.2018 Money Control: Business News
French delegation study biz opportunities at Sri City About 150 companies from 27 countries have set up base in Sri City campus, Tada. On the delegation#39;s visit, Sri City, Founder-Managing Director, Ravindra Sannareddy said, "We feel honoured. France is very keen on investing big in India and several French firms have made a choice to invest in Chennai region."
Modi-Xi 'Informal Summit': Hopes of a big India-China reset are misplaced 25.4.2018 Top Stories
No joint statement is expected after the meeting; a sign that neither side has great hopes from the 'informal summit'
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How to fix India's housing problem 25.4.2018 Rediff: Columns
Surendra Hiranandani -- chairman and managing director, House of Hiranandani -- explains what ails India's housing sector and indicates the way forward.
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French delegation study biz opportunities at Sri City 25.4.2018 General News
A high level delegation from France visited Sri City near here today to assess the business potential offered by it. Consul General of France in Puducherry and Chennai, Catherine Suard along with her team of officials today, witnessed the infrastructure available there and assessed the business potential, a press release said. "We are inspired by Sri City's vision and its achieved developments. Future will give more opportunities for French companies to enjoy the integrated business park," she said. Sri City, situated about 125 km from here, has a multi-product special economic, free trade and warehousing, domestic tariff zone and electronics manufacturing cluster. About 150 companies from 27 countries have set up base in Sri City campus, Tada. On the delegation's visit, Sri City, Founder-Managing Director, Ravindra Sannareddy said, "We feel honoured. France is very keen on investing big in India and several French firms have made a choice to invest in Chennai ...
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HUDCO should accelerate pace of investment in Housing & Urban infrastructure with special emphasis on needs of aspirational districts: Puri 25.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Hardeep Puri, Minister of State (I/C) for Housing & Urban Affairs has urged HUDCO to expand its activities and cover a large number of stakeholders under its lending operations by taking up innovative projects to accelerate the pace of investment in housing & urban infrastructure realizing the much-desired PSU “PragatiSewaUrja” status, as envisioned by the Hon’ble Prime Minister.
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Makkal Needhi Maiam to contest local body elections 25.4.2018 Hindu: Rx
Kamal Haasan urges people to make full use of gram sabha meetings
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Foreign dignitaries call on Mayor 24.4.2018 Hindu: Home
Mayor of Round Rock Texas, Craig Morgan, and City Manager Laurie Hadley called on GHMC Mayor B. Rammohan on Tuesday to discuss investments in the city
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Mobile App (m-Awas) for allotment of General Pool Residential Accommodation (GPRA) through Automated System of Allotment (ASA) launched 24.4.2018 General News
The facility will be extended to the applicants of 8 other cities where ASA has been implemented and for the purpose of registration and filling of DE-II form.
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No militarisation of Sri Lanka's Hambantota port - China 23.4.2018 General News
China today dismissed as "baseless" the reports that it will militarise Sri Lanka's southern port of Hambantota, saying the facility was part of Beijing's "pragmatic cooperation" with Colombo for economic development. Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka Cheng Xueyuan recently met Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe during which he reaffirmed that China firmly upholds and supports economic globalisation and attaches great importance to its relations with Sri Lanka, according a release issued by the Chinese Embassy here. "Responding to recent baseless suspicion on so-called Chinese militarisation at Hambantota Port, the Ambassador pointed out that there is no any military purpose for China to conduct conduct friendly and pragmatic cooperation with Sri Lanka," the release said. According to analysts here, the comments appear to allay the concerns raised by India over Chinese plans in neighbouring Sri Lanka on the broader Indian Ocean context. "China never interferes in Sri Lanka's internal ..
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Here's how India can double farm incomes 23.4.2018 Sify Finance
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Cycling group aims to raise ridership by 100% till 2025 in Mumbai 23.4.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Cycling group aims to raise ridership by 100% till 2025 in Mumbai
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Missing icons of modern India: Indian Metro design lacks iconic intensity 22.4.2018 Money Control: PF Columns
Missing icons of modern India: Indian Metro design lacks iconic intensity To break the shackles of substandard work in India one needs to change the way designers are hired for projects.
Statement by Mr Subhash Chandra Garg, 22.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Following is the text of the Statement by Mr Subhash Chandra Garg, Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India and Alternate Governor of the World Bank and the IMF, representing the Constituency of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India & Sri Lanka at the 97th Meeting of the Development Committee, World Bank in Washington DC, USA yesterday, 21st April, 2018:   1.
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First phase of AURIC to be operational by year end: Devendra Fadnavis 21.4.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
It is one of the eight nodes of the ambitious DMIC project
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