Corporate world takes a jibe on women

The corporate does little for women startups By Nikita Arora Bangalore: In the Indian corporate world, only two per cent women based-ventures are given funds. Also, leadership roles are offered to only 20 per cent women. Gunjan Prasad, Director of Department of Industries and Commerce, said, “In 2017 when fundraising was done,   two percent of […]

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Electronic city becomes destination-wedding hub

Destination wedding business sees a great hike in last two years. People prefer Bangalore for weddings predominantly because of the weather. Shubhangi Mathur Bangalore, in recent years, has become a preferable choice of youngsters for their destination weddings. Many wedding planners confirm that their business has gone up in the last two years. Pranjal from […]

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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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Bangalore roads unfit for last-mile delivery market

With more than 2 lakh two-wheelers registered in the city in 2019, the e-commerce industry will soon face a challenge of on-time delivery to its customers. By Nikita Arora E-commerce industry which is expected to create approximately a million jobs by 2022, is expected to encounter difficulties due to increasing congestion on the roads of […]

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E-commerce fails to woo customers

Sales through exhibitions overtake the sales done through e- commerce. Rhythima Agarwal Customers in Bangalore prefer shopping from exhibitions than buying products online.  Anu , who is a regular visitor at fashion and other exhibitions, said, ” I love travelling, so I prefer to shop physically; exploring various exhibitions and events. Buying online while sitting […]

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MUDRA loans falter right at its awareness front

E-Mudra by SBI is supposed to help  get loans for small businesses By Arghyadeep Dutta Banks and Non –Banking Financial Companies  (NBFCs) failed to create awareness about Mudra loans to small scale business owners and entrepreneurs. Four years after the launch of Micro Units Development and Refinance Agency Loan or MUDRA Loan by Prime Minister Narendra […]

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30% property holders in city don’t pay tax

Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike collected Rs. 2,565 crore, out of the set target of Rs. 3,100 crore in financial year 2018-19. By Shivani Verma In the financial year 2018-19, BBMP missed their target collection of property taxes in India’s high-tech industry by Rs. 535 crore. The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike was only able to collect […]

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Bike Taxis sing the Blues

Companies offering Bike Taxi services continue to wage a never-ending war with Karnataka Transport Department by offering services despite the government restricting their operations. By Nikita Arora Bike taxis in Bangalore continue to operate despite the government’s ban on their services in the city. The imposition placed in April has failed to affect the companies […]

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