First bus to run on biogas to hit Kolkata soon

First bus to run on biogas to hit Kolkata soon

Come end-March and the country’s first bus to run on human and animal waste will debut in Kolkata and ferry passengers on the 17.5 km route between Ultadanga and Garia that are 17 kms apart at a nominal fare of R 1 irrespective of the distance covered. As many as...

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Delhi woman first india to drive to Earth’s coldest town

Delhi woman first india to drive to Earth’s coldest town

Nidhi specialises in outdoor education, off-the-road jeep drives, and also has a lot of experience in long-distance and high-altitude driving. She has founded a platform called Women Beyond Boundaries to connect and encourage women taking up adventurous expeditions. “So.. it turns out that I did not get lost in the Siberian...

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Beauty contest for elephants in Nepal

Beauty contest for elephants in Nepal

Nepal hosted a beauty contest for elephants as part of the 13th Chitwan Elephant Festival, which began on Tuesday. The elephants were painted colourfully for the pageant, wherein they were judged for their decorations and the quality of their skin. A polo race for elephants was also held during the...

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Volkswagen buys app to let users pay for parking with phones

Volkswagen buys app to let users pay for parking with phones

PayByPhone, the app that lets you pay for parking (and parking tickets) with a smartphone, has been acquired by Volkswagen Financial Services. PayByPhone is based in Vancouver, British Columbia, and operates in Canada, the US, France, Great Britain, Switzerland, and Australia. In 2016, company processed $250 million in parking payments from 12.5...

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Delhi metro construct eco park using waste material

Delhi metro construct eco park using waste material

From iron scraps to discarded sheets, broken pipes and tiles – Delhi Metro has used all kinds of waste to develop a park in east Delhi’s Shastri Park. Besides medicinal plants and herbs, the 42,000-square-metres park has 12 sculptures that have been created out of 20-25 tonnes of waste Delhi...

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Free wi-fi in 200 air-conditioned BMTC buses soon

Free wi-fi in 200 air-conditioned BMTC buses soon

BENGALURU: Commuters travelling in air-conditioned buses on routes like Kempegowda International Airport and I-T corridors like ITPB and Electronics City will soon get access to internet facility. BMTC is planning to re-launch wi-fi facility in 200 air-conditioned buses in a few months. In 2010, BMTC introduced wi-fi facility in Vayu...

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Dr.Shah Rukh Khan gets doctorate honor from president today

Dr.Shah Rukh Khan gets doctorate honor from president today

Shah Rukh Khan has got several doctorates in life, this honour is in addition to his achievements. This doctorate is very special to the actor as it is from Hyderabad. Hyderabad has always been a special city to SRK as his mother belonged to this city. It’s extremely emotional and an honouring...

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R ashwin becomes father of 2nd time,wife Prithi gives birth to baby girl

R ashwin becomes father of 2nd time,wife Prithi gives birth to baby girl

India’s star spinner Ravichandran Ashwin ended an eventful 2016 by becoming father for a second time to a baby girl. Ashwin and his wife Prithi were blessed with their second child on December 21, a day after India won the fifth Test in Chennai against England to clinch the series...

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American tourister appoints Virat Kohli as brand ambassador

American tourister appoints Virat Kohli as brand ambassador

Luggage maker American Tourister has appointed India Test skipper Virat Kohli as its brand ambassador. The signing of this cricketer coincides with the launch of new backpack collection by American Tourister for 2017, it said in a statement today.   The luggage brand has signed the ace cricketer to feature in a new integrated marketing communications...

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