“India’s fastest growing cities have been drawing a significant level of interest from overseas investors. We are starting to see the benefits of the government’s reforms on the infrastructure and policy front. Despite a slowing pace of economic growth, these reforms are bringing more market transparency, which boosts investment into real estate,” JLL India CEO and Country Head Ramesh Nair said. … [Read more...] about Hyderabad, Bengaluru top two most dynamic cities globally in list of 130: JLL
Questions abound over smart city project
The competitive and complicated marketplace between competitors also came to a truce that saw Amazon, Google, and Apple announce that they were working together to create a standard to ensure that smart home products could become compatible with each other. This means that whenever you next buy a smart light bulb (or potentially even a smart cupboard by the end of this decade?), it will work alongside other smart home products you already have. Expect this decade therefore to be full of smart home innovations. … [Read more...] about Coming decade set to see some smart innovations
The most happening hero Vijay Deverakonda and the dashing director Puri Jagannadh’s crazy project starts rolling from today in Mumbai with a formal pooja ceremony. Charmme Kaur has clapped the sound board for the murtham shot on Vijay Deverakonda. This is immediate project for Puri Jagannadh who delivered a massive hit with his last flick Smart Shankar. Bowled by his concept, Karan Johar and Apoorva Mehta joined the project as production partners. This will be a Pan India film to be made in Hindi and all south Indian languages. Puri is a specialist in showing his heroes in never seen before manner and he indeed explores the best out of them. Likewise, Puri took special care about Vijay Deverakonda’s look in the film. The young hero underwent rigorous training and was on strict diet to shape-up his body. He flew to Thailand to learn mixed martial arts and other fight forms for his role. This indeed is the most challenging role for Vijay Deverakonda so far and he will … [Read more...] about Vijay Deverakonda starts shooting for Karan Johar’s next untitled project
On January 17, the newly-appointed deputy chief minister of Maharashtra, Ajit Pawar, had some new thoughts to offer during his first-ever meeting with top city officials. He declared that his Shiv Sena-Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)-Congress government was not keen on the futuristic Hyperloop project between Pune and Mumbai, and that he was also keen on major modifications to the Rs 5,000 crore HCMTR project. … [Read more...] about Monday Musings: How should Pune decide on the HCMTR project?
Rajasthan Chief Secretary D.B. Gupta who attended the meeting said, “Many State governments objected to the new fields (in NPR) particularly the place of birth of parents. This is impractical. Sometimes in villages and even in cities people are not aware about their own place of birth. What is the purpose and objective of adding such a column? We asked them (Home Ministry) to remove the column. The Ministry officials replied that it was not mandatory for the respondents to provide information. If he or she wants they could deny or say that they are not aware. They cannot be forced to respond.” … [Read more...] about Citizens can skip question on place of birth of parents in NPR form, says Centre