Most foreigners prefer not to ‘Study in India’

By Shivani Verma Bengaluru: From Nobel Prize winning physicist, C.V Raman to Aryabhatta who introduced the concept of zero to the world, India used to be a hotbed for academicians. However, despite such achievements, India remains out of choice for foreign students. “Study in India” Government’s megaproject Study in India scheme of India was launched […]

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Alto sale high despite the auto-sector burnout

Maruti Suzuki Alto was the only car to sell more than two lakh units in India despite a 12.3 percentile decrease in automobile sale in the year 2019. By Arghyadeep Dutta Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman blamed the millenials who, “Prefer to use ride-hailing services such as Ola and Uber… and do not want to […]

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A Home away from Home

More than 10,000 international students have enrolled in different universities of Karnataka, under the ‘Study in India’ programme of the centre. By Astha Oriel Bustling crowd, with students loitering around the campus, some discussing literature, while others discussing art, is a reality in most of the colleges of Bangalore. While many youngsters come from various […]

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Restaurants take the offline route

Deep discounts provided by various food delivery applications have become a reason for restaurants to withdraw their collaboration with them. By Shubhangi Mathur In the wake of #logout campaign launched by National Restaurants Association of India (NRAI), more than 2500 restaurants have logged out of the food delivering aggregators across the nation. Many restaurants are […]

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Andhra votes to abolish state legislative council, what next?

By Team SoftCopy States like Odisha, Madhya Pradesh and Assam are in the race to restore their legislative councils. Meanwhile, the Andhra Pradesh Assembly passed a resolution to abolish the state legislative council on January 27, 2020. 133 out of the 175 members of the assembly voted in favour of the resolution. This is the […]

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Two years of SHe-Box, women still oblivious

Only 192 complaints have been filed in 2019, all over India via the SHe-Box Portal. By Shivani Verma Bengaluru: The number of sexual harassment complaints by  women in public/private organizations through SHe-Box (Sexual Harassment electronic-Box) stands at 513. The Ministry of Women and Child Development data states that only 203 cases have been disposed off […]

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Tech-inspiring Tech Summit 2019

Bengaluru: The Bengaluru Tech Summit gave a hint of a smart future for the country, Startups came with unique innovations By Shivani Verma One of the conferences held today was about Digital Technologies to Transform Commercial Aerospace, the Netherlands whose moderator was Mr. Gert Heijkoop, Netherlands Consulate General in Bangalore. Speakers were H.E. Marten Van […]

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Olympics entry, a distant dream for Nepalese Volleyball team

Nepal’s Volleyball team needs better training facilities in their country. Ritam Chatterjee The chief coach of Nepal admits that lack of training facilities, for the players for their national sport, is not helping players improve their strength due to which they have to come to Bangalore to train for the upcoming volleyball events. The Nepalese […]

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