The asking price for the portfolio, consisting of seven road assets covering 472 km & having consolidated revenues of Rs 620 crore a year, was Rs 3,000 crore which was negotiated by the Canadian pension fund Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec.
A startup in India is planning to launch watches made using parts of a fighter jet.A look at some timepieces that carry a piece of history.MACH 1 (MIG-21): Bangalore Watch Company will launch 21 pieces of mechanical watches that will have parts made from the fuselage of a decommissioned MIG-21, the first supersonic fighter jet of the Indian Air Force. The MACH 1 collection will cost Rs 48,930-52,430, according to the company’s website.
The hospitality industry has witnessed a spurt in the growth with the entry of domestic and international players with world class projects in the last two decades, according to Nitin Shanker Nagrale, founder of HPMF.
Dota 2: Multiplayer online battle arena game with more than 100 unique characters.AI champion: OpenAI FiveBots play 180 years’ worth of gameplay against itself every day; defeat OG, the champion team.Starcraft II: Science-fiction real-time strategy game – one of the most complex ever.AI champion: AlphaStar (Deepmind)Uses deep neural network trained on raw game data; beats world’s strongest player Grzegorz “MaNa” Komincz.
A security guard at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) is all set to study at the college after he cracked an entrance exam of the prestigious university. Ramjal Meena, who is securing the fences of JNU since 2014, has cleared the entrance examination for the admission into BA Russian (Hons). “I come from a village in Rajasthan. I was a bright student but I couldn't continue my education due to financial constraints. Later, I completed my graduation through distance education & now I am pursuing my post-graduation. As I started working here in JNU from 2014 I got the inspiration to study more, it was then I decided to continue my education,” Meena told ANI about his struggles and passion to complete his education.
A cricket enthusiast in Tamil Nadu’s Chennai has built a ‘Cricket Ganesh’ temple where the Ganesh idols could be seen in different cricketing avatars. Ramakrishnan, who is the founder of temple, said he is a Ganesh devotee, and always wanted to set up a temple of Hindu god since there was no Ganesh temple in his society in Anna Nagar East. Ramakrishnan named the temple ‘Cricket Ganesh’ following India’s famous test victory against Australia in Kolkata.