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BBC to cut jobs of nearly 400 staff for cost-cutting programme, digital platforms

BBC World Service director Liliane Landor said there was a "compelling case" for expanding digital services, as audiences had more than doubled since 2018.

published on : 29th September 2022

The pad women of Nagaland

An IPS officer involves local women to spread awareness about menstrual hygiene in a remote Nagaland district, reports Prasanta Mazumdar

published on : 18th September 2022

National Logistics Policy has potential to usher in 'ease of moving': India Inc

The draft policy provides for the government creating a single point of reference for all logistics and trade facilitation matters, reducing costs for the logistics sector to 10 per cent in five years

published on : 17th September 2022

Government developing new domestic index to track logistics costs in India

Accodring to the the last World Bank Logistics Performance Index published in 2018, India was ranked 44th in terms of logistics performance.

published on : 16th September 2022

SC/ST patients with rare diseases will get cash aid: Karnataka Health Minister Sudhakar

It is estimated to treat over 465 families a year under the SCSP/TSP at an estimated Rs 4.02 crore.

published on : 9th September 2022

Building homes with mud

Mud — the malleable material — has many benefits. You can even build homes using it. It offers better insulation than steel and concrete structures, says experts, while being eco-friendly

published on : 5th August 2022

Subarnarekha erosion: Concrete guard walls, geo bags by November

The Irrigation Division had spent lakhs of rupees on the restoration of the embankment but later it collapsed, said a local resident Kumud Kumar Sahoo.

published on : 4th August 2022

Coastal Andhra Pradesh districts may see rains today

Heavy rains and thunderstorms accompanied by lightning are likely at isolated places in the Rayalaseema region, while thunderstorms accompanied by lightning are likely at isolated places i

published on : 3rd August 2022

No Telugu film shoots till all issues are solved: TFCC president Kotha Basi Reddy

The meeting will also discuss the better pay and working conditions of the film workers from all 24 crafts of cinema.

published on : 1st August 2022

Rising interest rates, inflation to affect affordable housing finance companies' growth: Report 

The agency further said it expects the housing finance sector to grow at 13 per cent y-o-y in FY23, with affordable housing finance witnessing a growth of 16-18 per cent.

published on : 14th July 2022

Affordable housing now a distant dream for buyers in Hyderabad

Land rates, registration charges, construction materials and labour costs and all components involved in making the final output of an apartment have increased after the pandemic.

published on : 11th July 2022

Increasing staff costs to trim IT firms’ operating profitability: CRISIL

The sector’s 19% growth in FY22 was the highest in the past 8 years, says the report, adding the higher growth in FY22 had come on the back of a modest uptick of 6% in fiscal 2021.

published on : 8th July 2022

Mumbai most expensive Indian city for expatriates; Hong Kong tops globally: Survey

Mercer's 2022 Cost of Living survey finds that Mumbai ranking globally at number 127 is the costliest city in India for expatriates in terms of both living expenses and accommodation costs.

published on : 29th June 2022

A wedding with poise and purpose

A wedding begins with the many creative invites but the amount of paper, plastic and eco-waste that goes into the making of these cards is no secret.

published on : 28th June 2022

Construction cost goes through roof

It goes without saying that the increase in prices of different raw materials increases the overall cost of the construction and builders will not bear the additional financial burden.

published on : 27th June 2022

46% of urban Indians say they feel the inflation crunch: YouGov data

As cost of living goes up due to record-high inflation, consumers are cutting back on several household expenses. 

published on : 24th June 2022

Costa Rica, New Zealand to play off for last FIFA World Cup place

When the playoff at the Ahmad bin Ali Stadium in Doha kicks off, in New Zealand it’ll be 6 a.m. Wednesday local time.

published on : 14th June 2022

Petrol price cut by Rs 8.69, diesel by Rs 7.05 in Delhi

The excise duty cut will translate into a reduction of Rs 8.69 a litre on petrol in Delhi and Rs 7.05 in diesel per litre after taking into account its impact on other levies.

published on : 22nd May 2022

Surge in jet fuel prices set to make flights costly

Airfares in 2022 alone have shot up by up to 40% for tickets booked for flights that would take-off in 15 days, while it went up by up to 25-30% if booked after 15 days.

published on : 17th May 2022

Meat and greet

This city-based artist is celebrating the meat vendors of Murphy Town through art.

published on : 16th May 2022
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