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Image source: Swarajya The Prime Minister of India, Mr. Narendra Modi, was in Goa to inaugurate the Mopa International Airport. The foundation stone of the second international airport of Goa was laid by the Prime Minister, in the year 2016. The Mopa International Airport The Mopa International Airport is developed at a whooping cost of around 2,870 crores of Indian Rupees. The airport is built based on the theme of sustainable infrastructure, and it comprises a solar power plant, green buildings, facilities for recycling, LED lights on the runway of the airport, harvesting of rainwater, state-of-the-art sewage treatment plants, and…

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The districts of Chamarajanagar, Chikkaballapur, Hassan Chikkamagaluru, Kolar, Kodagu and Mysore districts of Karnataka have also been issued yellow alerts owing to the heavy rainfall in the city. Image source: SciLine The Meteorological Department (IMD), of India has issued a yellow alert for Bengaluru for December 12, Sunday. The districts of Chamarajanagar, Chikkaballapur, Hassan Chikkamagaluru, Kolar, Kodagu and Mysore districts of Karnataka have also been issued yellow alerts owing to the heavy rainfall in the city. Rainfall in Bengaluru The IMD stated in an evening bulletin, that Bengaluru has received around 12 mm of rainfall, on Saturday. Heavy rain also…

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Indian Cricket team opener, Shikhar Dhawan announced last Friday, that he would be launching a new 75 million dollars Global Investment Tech Fund to focus on the innovations that are being made across the sports spectrum. Image credit: Jagran Josh Indian Cricket team opener, Shikhar Dhawan announced last Friday, that he would be launching a new 75 million dollars Global Investment Tech Fund to focus on the innovations that are being made across the sports spectrum. The announcement The fund that he offered, consists of a greenshoe option of around 25 million dollars and is the first one that is…

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There has been a massive pile-up of claims from the highway developers, that in some cases, are as high as around thirteen times the cost of the original project, which was evaluated earlier. Image source: DNA India There has been a massive pile-up of claims from the highway developers, that in some cases, is as high as around thirteen times the cost of the original project, which was evaluated earlier. The Claims While seventeen of the total number of cases mentioned in a report that had been submitted by the Parliamentary committee of India had been reported as submitted, on…

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Anticipatory bail has been granted to the head of Amazon Prime Video, Aparna Purohit, by the Supreme Court of India. Image Source: livelaw.com Anticipatory bail has been granted to the head of Amazon Prime Video, Aparna Purohit, by the Supreme Court of India. Image source: The Hindu Business Line The protection of Aparna Purohit came after noticing her cooperation with the investigation department and also appearing before the police as and when summoned. It has to be noted that she had challenged the order made by the Allahabad High Court regarding the denial of her anticipatory bail. About the case:…

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BSNL’s 4G technology is planned to be upgraded to 5G, in the coming 5 to 7 months of the time period. This will roll out across 1.35 lakhs of telecom towers that the company has all around the country. It was notified by the Union Telecom and Railway Minister, Mr. Ashwini Vaishnaw, on Thursday. Image source: STL BSNL’s 4G technology is planned to be upgraded to 5G, in the coming 5 to 7 months of the time period. This will roll out across 1.35 lakhs of telecom towers that the company has all around the country. This was notified by…

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Indigo plans to operate 168 flights from the Goa international airport soon Image source: Flywidus.com Officials from Indigo confirmed that they would be starting new flights that will take off from the new international airport of Goa. Speaking about the same, Mr. Peter Elbers, the Chief Executive Officer of Indigo said “we are very excited to announce our largest ever new station launch with new direct connections from the New Goa International Airport in Mopa, North Goa. It’s momentous for us at IndiGo to have such a massive opening. And, it speaks of our ambition and ability to provide connectivity…

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Vedantu laid off around 385 employees in the third round of layoffs, this year Image source: The Brand Hopper Vedantu laid off around 385 employees in the third round of layoffs, this year. This forms nearly 11.6 percent of the company workforce, as per the sources. Reason for layoffs The move of laying off such a number of employees can be seen as a part of the drive in the field of the tech sector, towards profitability. It can be made through saving or deduction of cost, and consolidation. This is the result of the drying up of funds of…

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The 4-day Sherpa meetings commenced in the city of lakes, Udaipur, Rajasthan. The main topic of discussion in the meeting is supposed to be tech transformation and green development. This meeting is the first one, under India’s G20 presidency, and it began on Sunday. Image source: ANI News The G20 meet is expected to bring New Delhi the opportunities to put the agenda of developing countries, prior to the leader’s summit which is scheduled to take place in September, next year. Highlights of the G-20 meeting The Sherpas, personal emissaries of the G-20 leaders, are expected to look over the…

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