Private bus Operators Charge a Bomb in Poll Time

Travelers look at alternatives to book tickets. Bangalore, April 11, 2019: Ahead of Karnataka’s polling days, April 18 and April 23, private bus operators are charging excess fares from passengers traveling from Bengaluru to other cities. Passengers have complained to the transport authorities, but the operators have refused to decrease fares. “It is unfair to charge more […]

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Jet’s Problems Spell Big Trouble for its Flyers OR Jet Airways Problems Spell Big Trouble for Passengers

Alternatives to cancelled flights are costlier. Bangalore, April 9, 2019: Facing a financial turmoil, debt-ridden Jet Airways cancelled more than 300 flights in February and March. Lessors have grounded its planes, leaving thousands of flyers fuming. Jet plans to withdraw 138 daily flights between March and October 2019, information on the airline’s website says. Frequent […]

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TRAI under pressure to relax regulation in new telecom policy

The Industry says regulation in Internet-of-things (IoT) will kill innovation in the sector Internet and telecom industries are calling for relaxed regulation and licensing framework for the IoT (internet-of-things) sector in the National Telecom Policy 2018 due later this year. TRAI in its consultation paper that came out in February 2018 was bullish on licensing […]

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Marijuana’s Real High

Hemp is a versatile plant with multiple commercial uses that could provide livelihoods for millions, says Angarika Gogoi The legalization of Cannabis sativa cultivation has long been the subject of global debate thanks to confusion over its two very different progenies. The stigma attached to ‘pot’ has overshadowed the huge commercial opportunities that hemp cannabinoids […]

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