Bengaluru

  • Volvo cars to be made in India!

    Volvo cars to be made in India!

    Volvo cars to be made in India! Volvo Cars announced that it will start vehicle assembly operations in India in 2017. A press release said that the assembly operations will be located near Bengaluru and focus on models based on Volvo’s SPA modular vehicle architecture. The first Volvo model...
  • Home is where the 'budget' is!

    Home is where the ‘budget’ is!

    With the demand for affordable housing increasing, the segment witnessed a significant growth in fiscal 2017 and it contributed over 50 percent to the total sales during the October-December 2016 quarter, a recent survey revealed. According to a study by PropTiger, the affordable housing segment, which includes units below...
  • Uber all set launch UberEATS!

    Uber all set launch UberEATS!

    If driving along people is not enough, Uber is now gearing up to enter the food industry. They are getting into the food delivery business in Mumbai, under UberEATS and has partnered with over 200 restaurants. ‘The introduction of UberEATS in India, with Mumbai as the first city to...
  • Kamal's pat for Sathyaraj!

    Kamal’s pat for Sathyaraj!

    Kamal’s pat for Sathyaraj! A day after Sathyaraj expressed his regret over comments made nine years ago on Cauvery issue against Kannadigas, Kamal Haasan today described him as brave. The Vishwaroopam actor tweeted, ‘Congrats Mr. Sathyaraj for maintaining rationality in a troubled environment. Bravo’. In a video message that...
  • Lufthansa has no plans for India!

    Lufthansa has no plans for India!

    German carrier Lufthansa said the cost of operations in India is very high and thus the company has ruled out plans to expand in the sub-continent. ‘We are not interested in being another player for domestic operations. Because we are not an expert in that,’ Lufthansa Group Airlines senior...
  • Chennai's office property dropping!

    Chennai’s office property dropping!

    Chennai’s office space vacancy is recording a steep fall, dropping to 11 percent last year from 32 percent in 2010, a leading property consultancy firm has said. International property consultant JLL has also asserted that Chennai is expected to drive office demand this year due to investments in the...
  • Air India to expand its wings!

    Air India to expand its wings!

    Alliance Air, the regional arm of Air India, plans to triple its fleet this fiscal by inducting 20 more ATR aircraft amid an increased focus on enhancing connectivity to underserved and unserved airports. Over the next two years, Alliance Air aims to expand its fleet to 50 ATR aeroplanes,...
  • Urban Indians do not take care of their health!

    Urban Indians do not take care of their health!

    It is said that prevention is better than cure, however, a recent survey conducted by Himalaya and IMRB has revealed that 68% of urban Indians do not practice preventive health care at an early stage when they do not suffer From lifestyle disorders. This is perhaps the first survey...
  • Apple's bite into India!

    Apple’s bite into India!

    Apple Inc will in the coming months start assembling its lower-priced iPhone SE models at a contract manufacturer’s plant in the technology hub of Bengaluru, an industry source with direct knowledge of the matter said. Apple‘s Taiwanese manufacturing partner Wistron Corp is setting up a plant in Bengaluru to...