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Investment in 17 entities under shipping ministry hiked to Rs 5,778 crore for FY’20

The government has increased the proposed investment in 17 enterprises under the shipping ministry to Rs 5,778 crore for 2019-20 in order to boost the ‘blue economy’. The estimated investment in these enterprises that include 12 major ports is Rs 5,548.12 crore in 2018-19, according to the revised numbers in the recent budget document. The government had proposed an investment of Rs 5,079.80 crore in the Budget for 2018-19. Aspiring to be a $10 trillion economy in the next eight years, the government plans to harness India’s long 7,500-km coastline…

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Public shipping, the hotspot of germs!

A current have a look at shows that taxis, condo vehicles and experience-hailing motors are full of germs. The file reflects similar findings in recent years, which display how means of public transportation , normally buses and trains, can be hotspots of bacteria . A check crew from an internet coverage assessment website online took samples from seat belts, door handles and window buttons on taxis and trip-hailed automobiles. It checked the steering wheel, equipment shift and seat belts in random condominium cars in South Florida. Testers expected taxis to…

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iPhone SE Seeing Stock-Outs, Shipping Delays in the US

Apple launched its iPhone SE smartphone last month, with the first wave of launch countries (including the US) gaining availability on March 31. However, the smartphone’s SIM-free variant and some carrier-based models appear to be in short supply in the US via the company website, in-store pickups, and carrier stores. The iPhone SE checkout page in the company’s US website says shipping for most models will start in the next 7-10 days, and the fastest a user can get an iPhone SE is April 12. The shipping dates can go…

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