it’s time to transport to the seashore in your intellectual health, research Says

there’s desirable motive visions of a relaxing holiday regularly encompass the ocean. Or why many people fantasize about retiring to the coast. there may be a experience of calm and marvel that comes from being with the aid of the water. while the tourism industry and Florida snowbirds have recognised this for all time, there is now studies to affirm that living close to water might also really improve mental fitness. the usage of Wellington, New Zealand, the city capital, as its case observe, researchers from Michigan country college evaluated…

Ola, Uber Bike Taxis Seized by Regional Transport Authority in Bengaluru

The Karnataka government on Saturday seized five two-wheeler taxis belonging to app-based cab aggregators Uber and Ola for violating the Motor Vehicles Act and operating without requisite permissions. “They (UberMoto and Ola Bike) did not make any application so it is a violation of the Motor Vehicles Act. That’s why we have taken action against them. We have seized some vehicles – four to five,” said Karnataka transport commissioner Dr. Ramegowda. The transport commissioner said companies interested in launching two-wheeler taxis or similar services must first make an application to…

Madhya Pradesh claims major investment after CM’s Davos visit, BJP dubs it lip service

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath during the Davos World Economic Forum State Session on Wednesday.(ANI) The Congress government in Madhya Pradesh has claimed it is expecting an investment of more than Rs 4000 crore after chief minister Kamal Nath’s meeting with some of the corporate leaders from around the world during his ongoing visit to Davos. A government spokesperson said Kamal Nath met various leading industrialists, including the chairperson of MKS Company Marwan Shakarchi and president and chief executive officer of Novo Nordisk, Lars Fruergaard Jorgensen, and several others…

China’s investment in highways, waterways up 2.9 pct in Jan.-Nov.

BEIJING, Dec. 22 (Xinhua) — China’s fixed-asset investment (FAI) in highways and waterways registered steady growth in the first 11 months of the year, official data showed. Total FAI in highways and waterways reached 2.16 trillion yuan (about 294 billion U.S. dollars) during the January-November period, a year-on-year growth of 2.9 percent, according to statistics from the Ministry of Transport. Specifically, investment in inland rivers expanded 7.5 percent to reach 54.75 billion yuan, while that of highway construction recorded a growth rate of 1.9 percent to 2.02 trillion yuan during…

After roads, tailwinds favour private sector investment in airports

Recently, Zurich Airports International AG won the bid to develop and operate the Jewar airport near Delhi for 40 years. The Swiss firm’s bid to share revenue of ₹400.97 per passenger with the Airports Authority of India (AAI) beat competition by a wide margin. But keen participation by leading business firms such as Adani Enterprises Ltd, Delhi International Airports (GMR Group) and international firm Anchorage Infrastructure Investments Ltd shows the rising private sector interest in airports. Naveen Kumar Saini/Mint This follows the recent deal by Tata group with Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC…

Exclusive: Sachin Bansal on his investment strategy, his special interest in finance and the sectors he is bullish about

Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal, who has turned a devout investor after his exit from the ecommerce company, has turned his attention to the financial services sector. Bansal recently became CEO of Chaitanya Rural Intermediation Development Services, an NBFC focused on providing microfinance to lower economic groups in rural areas after he acquired a 90 percent stake for more than $100 million. Bansal, 37, told CNBC-TV18 in an interview that he is looking at a “long-term stint” at Chaitanya India Finance.  “Chaitanya is a 10-year-old company with a target of lower-income…