Housing sales may rise marginally by 4% in 2019: Report
Housing sales are estimated to rise by mere 4 per cent to 2.58 lakh units across seven major cities during this calendar year on subdued demand because of liquidity crunch and overall economic slowdown.
ED attaches Rs 10-crore assets in 'Islamic banking' Bengaluru ponzi scam
The accused firm is Ambidant Marketing Pvt Ltd and its promoters and the case of alleged duping of a number of gullible investors had made headlines last year in Karnataka. The company had hired agents who would convince investors to invest in the plan by giving these agents a heavy commission.
Wrong time to raise GST rates, cautions former GST Council member
This is the worst time to raise the rates of GST on essential commodities. This will further squeeze the spending power of large sections of people. Gowda, a US-educated lawmaker from Bengaluru. His comments came amid reports that the GST Council, chaired by the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, is considering major changes in the GST rates.
ISRO scientists unfurl antenna of RISAT-2BR1 satellite
"Today at 1400 hrs Radial Rib Antenna of #RISAT2BR1 spacecraft was successfully deployed in-orbit. This complex technology involved unfurling and deployment of the 3.6 m antenna which was folded and stowed during launch," ISRO said in an update. The deployment was completed in 9 minutes and 12 seconds, it said.
Humanoid, IoT labs among highlights at science fest next week
Hundreds of interactive science models along with a humanoid, mobile planetarium, 3D printer, scaled models of satellites from ISRO and many other interactive exhibits from various industries are some of the highlights of event, AH Rama Rao, president of National Education Society which runs BV Jagadeesh Centre, said.
'Yuvi chala chal rahi': Tendulkar, Kohli, Bhajji wish Yuvraj Singh on 38th birthday
Virender Sehwag sent out a witty tweet to wish Yuvi on his special day.
Companies need to collaborate to move needle on gender diversity: Zinnov-Intel India study
The study evaluated 60 companies from the Indian ecosystem, comprising global capability centres (GCCs), technology service providers, startups, and Indian companies, to gain an understanding of the current diversity landscape, with the intent of baselining key practices to improve diversity.
BS Yediyurappa crosses big hurdle, but a bigger test awaits
Political pundits insist that Yediyurappa will, besides political challenges, also face pressure on delivering election promises to voters.
View: Making Bengaluru Asia’s innovation capital
Karnataka’s new entity will help innovators navigate national and local laws. Innovation, by its very nature, brings in disruption to the wider ecosystem which include the laws that govern such an ecosystem.
Infosys awarded UN award in 'climate neutral now' category
Every year, the United Nations honours outstanding achievements in combating climate change through the Climate Action Awards.
Government readies plan to push India into top 50 ease of business rankings
The government on Tuesday set out the roadmap to get India to break into the top 50 countries in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business rankings with Prime Minister Narendra Modi brainstorming with ministries.
Kohler plans to double its presence across India’s tier-II market in 3 years
CEO David Kohler says that the company is growing at over two times the growth rate of the market for past 5 years. For the company, India continues to be among its top three strategic markets after the US and China. Kohler is looking to double its exiting 500 outlets across the country over the next three years.
Taxmen catch Bengaluru dealers not issuing GST invoices, slap penalty
The officials also found suppressed turnover of about 21 crore involving taxes of about Rs 3 crore, Commercial Taxes Commissioner MS Srikar said in a press release. The officials visited business premises in the guise of customers at SP Road, BVK Iyengar Road, Sultan Pet, Raja Market etc., in Bengaluru and conducted test purchases of goods in 113 premises.
Mumbai-Bangalore Indigo flight returned to Mumbai, currently under inspection
"An IndiGo NEO A320 aircraft was operating Mumbai-Bangalore this morning. During the flight the pilot observed a caution message. Standard operating procedures were followed and the aircraft was returned to Mumbai as a precaution," an official release said.
Ease of Doing Business: Karnataka to pick lessons from New Zealand
Karnataka aims to see an increase in economic growth and job opportunities with an improvement in ease of doing business. Officials must work towards bringing Bengaluru to the forefront in ease of doing business index.
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