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Tagore House wins Oak Grove Inter House Dramatics Competition with 'Kabuliwala'

Mussoorie, April 18 -- Inter House Dramatics of Oak Grove School was held under the roof of the school auditorium. Tagore House staged 'Kabuliwala', based on the famous story by Rabindranath Tagore. The play mesmerised the audience. Patel, Shivaji and Ashoka Houses performed 'Baal Majduri', 'Aladad Khan' and 'Daroga Ji Chori Ho Gaayi', respectively.The Chief Guest on the occasion was Principal JP Pandey. The event began with the school song by th... Read More


IRB InvIT Fund gets SEBI approval to launch IPO

India, Feb. 21 -- IRB InvIT Fund, an investment trust sponsored by IRB Infrastructure Developers, has received markets regulator SEBI's approval to raise Rs. 4,300 crore through initial public offering, reported PTI.

However, the Securities and Exchange Board of India has asked for clarification from India Grid Trust and Reliance Infra InvIT Fund regarding their proposed IPOs.

IRB InvIT Fund had filed its draft papers in September 2016 and got ... Read More


Private sector urged to partner with govt for infra development

KATHMANDU, Feb. 21 -- Minister for Energy Janardan Sharma has said that the government machinery should shed its dillydallying working style citing policy and procedure, while the private sector should give up its 'profit-only' mindset for infrastructure development.

Speaking at a plenary session of the two-day 'Nepal Infrastructure Summit 2017' in Kathmandu on Monday, Sharma admitted that the red tape has been unnecessarily delaying many infras... Read More


CONRWA asks Noida authority, Delhi govt to ensure upkeep of DND Flyway

Noida, Feb. 21 -- The confederation of NCR residents' welfare association (CONRWA) has asked the Noida authority chief and the Delhi chief minister to ensure that the Delhi-Noida-Direct (DND) Flyway is maintained and cleaned regularly. CONRWA members said that the maintenance of the road has been affected since the flyway was made toll-free from November 11, 2016, following Supreme Court orders. They said that cleaning is irregular, lighting is p... Read More


K Raheja Corp's IT building at Whitefield, Bengaluru gets USGBC Gold LEED Rating

Mumbai, Feb. 21 -- K Raheja Corp, India's leading real estate developer has received the Gold Leadership in Environment and Energy design (LEED) certification from the US Green Building Council for its IT building at Whitefield, Bengaluru. The IT commercial building has achieved a total of 64 points on the basis of the following parameters - green measures like soil restoration, energy and water conservation methods comprising of low flow fixture... Read More


Yamuna Expressway: Allottees meet YEIDA chief over delay in handing over plots

Noida, Feb. 21 -- A group of plot allottees on Monday met additional chief executive officer of the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA) Amarnath Upadhyay demanding possession of their plots without further delay. Even after seven years' delay, YEIDA has failed to give possession of plots to 21,000 allottees. The authority failed because many farmers challenged the land acquisition in the Allahabad high court and refused to ... Read More


Everything you need to know to start an online liquor store in India

New Delhi, Feb. 21 -- We have been receiving requests from our ever-loving fans to write an article on starting an online liquor business in India, so here it is. Note: To carry out liquor business online, You need to have at least one brick and mortar shop.

Business Registration: You can set up such business as a PVT. LTD. company. You can apply for provisional registration certificate for any item that does not require an industrial license. A... Read More


Noida-Greater Noida Metro: Security arrangements reviewed by UP home secretary

Noida, Feb. 21 -- To ensure the smooth functioning of the Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) network from Noida to Greater Noida, a meeting was held on Monday to discuss security arrangements. During the meeting, Santosh Yadav, managing director of the NMRC, gave a detailed presentation to Debashish Panda, principal secretary (home) of Uttar Pradesh government . The meeting was also attended by Javeed Ahmad, director general of police, Uttar Pra... Read More


'Religious bigotry' investigated

Midrand, Feb. 21 -- The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) has launched an investigation into one of its employees who is embroiled in a case of "religious bigotry" for possibly violating the institution's policies. The secretary in the NMMU chemistry department apparently shared an email expressing anti-Islam sentiments using her work address. The university has condemned her actions saying the views expressed in the email were not th... Read More


Alfred Nzo in poverty grind

Midrand, Feb. 21 -- Five of the poorest municipalities, where the average salary is below R1600 a month, are to be found in the Eastern Cape. Alfred Nzo municipality was at the top of the scale with more than 90% of its population earning less than R1600 a month. This is followed by Amathole (89.5%), OR Tambo (88.7%), Chris Hani (86.3%) and Joe Gqabi (85.1%). The poorest municipality lies on the borders of Lesotho in the north of the Eastern Cape... Read More