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Macau tops economic performance globally but Kolkata beats Mumbai in India

Jan 22, 2015

Macau tops economic performance globally but Kolkata beats Mumbai in India

Macau, the Chinese territory known for casino gambling, outperformed the rest of the world's major cities economically last year, according to a report by Brookings Institution and JPMorgan Chase. Cities in the developing world, especially China, dominated the top of the annual economic rankings of 300 cities worldwide by the Brookings Institution and JPMorgan Chase. One exception: Bangkok, Thailand, came in last, its economy wrecked by political strife. #Kolkata #Brookings Institution #Macau #economic performance
Govt considering privatisation of four airports, says Ashok Gajapathi Raju

Jan 20, 2015

Govt considering privatisation of four airports, says Ashok Gajapathi Raju

The Union civil aviation minister was in Ahmedabad to hold a review meeting with Gujarat Civil Aviation Minister Saurabh Patel to discuss the issues and problems related to civil aviation sector in the state. #Kolkata #TheySaidIt #Chennai #Privatisation #Ahmedabad #AAI #Saurabh Patel #Jaipur #Civil aviation #MRO #Airports #Ashok Gajapathi Raju
Telecom Min to place 3G auction pricing proposal before Cabinet this week

Jan 19, 2015

Telecom Min to place 3G auction pricing proposal before Cabinet this week

Telecom Ministry will this week place before the Cabinet for approval the 3G spectrum base price for the auction planned in February. #CAG #2G #Defence #Jammu and Kashmir #Delhi #NewsTracker #Kolkata #Mumbai #Cabinet #TRAI #DoT #spectrum #STel #900 Mhz #800 MHZ #1800 MHz #3G auction #mjunction
Former TMC minister demands CBI probe into his brother's death

Jan 16, 2015

Former TMC minister demands CBI probe into his brother's death

Alleging that TMC MP and his brother Kapil Krishna Thakur's death was the result of a conspiracy, Manjul Krishna Thakur demanded a CBI probe into his death. #India #Mamata Banerjee #BJP #NewsTracker #CBI #West Bengal #Trinamool Congress #Kolkata #TMC #TMC MP #Manjul Krishna Thakur #Kapil Krishna Thakur
Not as nice as Kolkata: In Delhi, Uber may have to go the radio taxi route

Jan 15, 2015

Not as nice as Kolkata: In Delhi, Uber may have to go the radio taxi route

While Kolkata may have become the first Indian city to bring taxi aggregators under the rubric of the Information Technology law, allowing companies like Uber, TaxiForSure (TFS) and Ola to operate as 'on-demand transport technology aggregators', the law may not be so kind on Delhi #Delhi #Kolkata #Uber #taxi services
Summoned by CBI in Saradha scam, TMC leader Mukul Roy meets Mamata Banerjee

Jan 14, 2015

Summoned by CBI in Saradha scam, TMC leader Mukul Roy meets Mamata Banerjee

Summoned by the CBI in the Saradha chit fund scam, TMC general secretary Mukul Roy met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. #India #Mamata Banerjee #NewsTracker #CBI #West Bengal #Trinamool Congress #Kolkata #Mukul Roy #TMC #West Bengal CM #Chit fund scam #Saradha scam
Ranji Trophy: Bengal, Delhi, Vidarbha in dominant positions after day one

Jan 13, 2015

Ranji Trophy: Bengal, Delhi, Vidarbha in dominant positions after day one

Bengal rode on wicket-keeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha's exquisite 129 and Laxmi Ratan Shukla's 72 to reach 312/7 on day one of the Ranji Trophy. #Sports #Cricket #Bengal #Kolkata #Ranji Trophy #Laxmi Ratan Shukla #Wriddhiman Saha #Unmukt Chand #SCORES #Ranji Trophy 2014-15
Proptiger to Commonfloor: Foreign investors add Indian online property portals to shopping cart

Jan 12, 2015

Proptiger to Commonfloor: Foreign investors add Indian online property portals to shopping cart

Foreign investors like Murdoch have already put more than $200 million into portals that help people like Bhartia buy homes. Spurring the interest is Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vow to provide a house to every Indian family by 2022 as the country's growing army of Internet users embrace e-commerce. #Narendra Modi #Kolkata #Housing #Housing.com #PropTiger #CommonFloor