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Mumbai: 60th most Expensive in the world

According to the Mercer’s 2020 Cost of Living Survey, Mumbai is the 60th most expensive city in the world. Also, it is the 19th most expensive in Asia. The survey measured its ranking including 209 cities. The measures used to rank the cities were housing, food, transportation, clothing, entertainment and household goods. Highlights The Mercer’s ..

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GoI launches paperless licensing of petroleum service stations

On January 20, 2020, the Department of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) announced that it has launched paperless licensing process for petroleum service stations. The paperless licensing has been launched under Petroleum Rules, 2002. The implementing agency of the order would be Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organization (PESO). Highlights The issue of paperless license for ..

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Delhi Government releases Guarantee card on free bus services, water & electricity

On January 19, 2020, the Delhi Government released the guarantee card that consisted of 10 guarantees for the residents of Delhi. It included free bus services, electricity, water supply, pollution, etc. Electricity The card guaranteed uninterrupted power supply throughout the year. It also included free electricity for all the residents up to 200 units of ..

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Report of Task Force on National Infrastructure Pipeline released

On December 31, 2019, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman released a report of task force on National Infrastructure on Pipeline (NIP) 2019-2025. The task force was set up in order to draw up National Infrastructure Pipeline from fiscal year 2019-20 to 2024-25. Highlights of the report The report says that between 2020 and 2025 GoI has ..

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Egypt government to ban the iconic tuk tuks

The Egyptian government is planning to completely ban tuk tuks. These are yellow and black, 3 wheeled auto-rikshaws. These are used to ply people especially in Egypt’s informal settlements and slums. These vehicles are viewed as polluting and dangerous. These are to be replaced with minibuses and minivans which are considered to be cleaner alternatives. ..

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