User: anushyab Topic: Urban Economic Growth Development
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Last updated: Dec 18 2017 02:48 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Food truck festival a roaring hit 18.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
An eating-out option beyond hotels and restaurants for people in city
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The crisis of globalisation 18.12.2017 Hindu: Opinion
Even as leaders tap into discontent, there won’t be any promised return to the past
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Post-Gujarat polls, political factors to weigh on economic policies: Assocham 17.12.2017 HBL: Industry & Economy
As India braces for the outcome of the high-stakesAssembly elections in Gujarat on Monday, industry body Assocham said corporate India will have to factor in “political realities” weighing on economi...
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Building the road to strong infra 17.12.2017 Deccan Herald - Business
Rome wasnt built in a day! This expression best describes the snails pace at which Indias infrastructure development was advancing over the last five years, and its gradual rise back to a state of progress and a better future. The country has patiently persevered in understanding the bottlenecks afflicting infrastructure â€" the most critical component for India in order to realise its aspiration of emerging as a superpower â€" and the government, along with industry stakeholders, has been working towards giving the sector a new lease of life, even as economic and policy factors play their respective roles. Largely enabled by government will, infrastructural development finding its place in the country again has a direct correlation with manufacturers of construction equipment, commercial vehicles, related ancillaries and MSMEs. It enlivens a vast ecosystem, which creates jobs and generates GDP for the country. Building slowdown The infrastructure industry did fairly well until ...
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Bitcoin gaining ground in city despite RBI warnings 17.12.2017 Deccan Herald - City
Bitcoin, the shadowy cryptocurrency whose exchanges were surveyed by income tax authorities earlier this week, has arrived in the city as an investment option. Not many know it is fraught with risk. Only tech-savvy businessmen knew about the virtual currency till recently, but now, housewives, realtors, doctors and even government employees are being lured into investing in it. About 2,500 new users are added every day in Bengaluru, an insider said. People from the districts are invited to seminars in Bengaluru, where agents tell them stories of bitcoin buyers becoming fabulously rich overnight. Agents are using pyramid marketing techniques to promote the currency. Since they are not licensed, doing business with them is a huge gamble. Yashodha N, a homemaker from Tumakuru, bought half a bitcoin for Rs 1.45 lakh earlier this year. She got two other people into the network, and the commissions made her the owner of a full bitcoin. She promotes bitcoins among investors in her circle. The RBI has not ...
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A cricket league with a difference 17.12.2017 Deccan Herald - City
Over 320 visually impaired cricketers are set to stump the audience with their sportsmanship at the Blind Cricket League T10, Season 4 which will begin in the city from December 22. The three-day event will witness the participation of cricketers from Karnatakas 16 districts. It is organised for the 4th time by the IDL Foundation, an organisation working towards the holistic development of people with disabilities. The participants comprise of completely visually impaired, partially visually impaired and people with low vision. The funds raised from the event will be used towards providing accommodation and education facilities to the visually impaired youth. The match has been divided into 4 zones, each zone comprising of 4 districts. The four finalist teams will play against each other as a part of the BCL T10 Knockout matches. Here, the North zone winners will compete with the West zone and the East zone will compete with the South Zone respectively. The elimination rounds will be held at the BEL ...
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Indian Hotels faces stiff competition for Taj Mansingh 17.12.2017 News
A number of established hotel companies are jumping into the fray for this 294-room iconic property in Lutyens' Delhi
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Sebi asks mutual funds to downplay 'Sahi Hai' campaign 17.12.2017 Latest News
Market regulator concerned there could be mis-selling
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DRDO has key role in Make in India: Nirmala 17.12.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
 Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has a great role in realising the 'Make in India' vision of  Prime Minister Narendra Modi. She was speaking on Saturday at a programme organised for 'Transfer of the DRDO Developed Technologies to Industry' at the Naval Science and Technology Laboratory (NSTL) here. The NSTL is a premier naval systems lab of the DRDO in the port city. Nirmala complimented DRDO scientists for the outstanding work in realising critical defence systems. "The DRDO has a great role to play in realising the
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PVR to open first screen in Sri Lanka in 2 years 17.12.2017 Deccan Herald - Business
Leading multiplex operator PVR is scouting overseas destinations for expansion and plans to open its first project in Sri Lanka in next two years, a top company official has said. Besides Sri Lanka, the Gurgaon-based firm is also looking for other neighbouring countries like Myanmar and other emerging markets for its overseas expansion. "We are opening in Sri Lanka, its not a massive foray but its still outside the shores of India. We are opening there in 24 months. Two properties are there in Colombo," said PVR Chairman and Managing Director Ajay Bijli. The company is studying other global film exhibition markets presently and will decide to enter a particular geography only after it finds that PVR will have differential offering and experience and add value to it, he said. "We are looking at some other countries but again I would say that we really want to examine and study the country before we enter," said Bijli who has received Exhibitor of the year Award at Cine Asia 2017 here last week. Recently, ...
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UP Govt to hold roadshows for investors' summit 17.12.2017 HBL: Home
In a bid to attract investors ahead of the two-day Investors’ Summit in Lucknow, ministers and officials of Uttar Pradesh Government will hold roadshows in different cities of the country. In this ...
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Rhythms of Manipur enthrals Trinidad and Tobago 17.12.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Rhythms of Manipur enthrals Trinidad and Tobago
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PVR forays into international market; to open screens in Sri Lanka in 2 yrs 17.12.2017 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
PVR, which currently operates 600 screens in 51 cities in the domestic market, is aiming to have an annual foot fall of 100 million in next two years
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From faceless space ninjas to VR Mahabharat: Delhi Comic Con 2017 snapshots 17.12.2017 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
While cos-players are a staple at any comic con, what was refreshing about this year's costumed superfans was the sheer diversity of their reach
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This Chhattisgarh village gets electricity for the first time since Independence 17.12.2017 Zee News : States
For the first time since Independence in 1947, residents of Jokapath village in Chhattisgarh will lit up with electricity. 
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'BJP star campaigner Rahul will fulfill Mahatma's dream of ending Congress' 17.12.2017 India Today| Must Read
The Rajasthan minister's comments about Rahul Gandhi, the new Congress president, came at an event held to commemorate the the fourth anniversary of the BJP government in Rajasthan.
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Foodgrain production to remain at last year's record level in 2018 17.12.2017 All Markets Stories
Farmers' woes may continue if prices crash below the support price
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DRDO has key role in ‘Make in India’ programme, says Nirmala Sitharaman 17.12.2017 Hindu: National
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said that the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has a great role in realising the ‘Make in India’ vision of Prime Minister Narendra...
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Post-Gujarat polls: Assocham says political factors to weigh more on economy 17.12.2017 HBL: Home
As India braces for the outcome of the high-stakes Vidhan Sabha elections in Gujarat on Monday, followed by Assembly elections in eight other states next year, industry body Assocham said on Sunday t...
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LIVE! Religious minorities better in India than in Pak, B'desh: Taslima Nasreen 17.12.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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