Tag Archives: Cities

In pics | Top 10 Asia Pacific cities where business meets pleasure

1/12 A survey conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit ranked 26 Asian cities for business travellers based on parameters such as ease of transport, safety and options for dining out, giving them a “Bleisure” score. While Tokyo was the most sociable city for business travellers, Indian cities raked big on the ‘culture’ they offer. Here are 10 cities that offer ... Read More »

Ola Lite App Launched to Serve Tier II, Tier III Cities

HIGHLIGHTS Ola Lite works on the lowest Internet connectivity It consumes less than 1MB space and loads within 3 seconds No compromise on booking experience, says Ola Cab-hailing app Ola on Thursday said it has launched a ‘Lite’ version of its app that works on the lowest Internet connectivity and will target consumers in tier II and III cities of the country. ... Read More »

EU’s car regulator warns against car diesel ban in cities

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Banning diesel cars in European cities could hamper automakers’ ability to invest in zero-emission vehicles, the European Union’s commissioner for industry has warned the bloc’s transport ministers. In a letter seen by Reuters, Commissioner Elzbieta Bienkowska said there would be no benefit in a collapse of the market for diesel cars and that the short-term focus should ... Read More »

The top 10 big cities for job seekers

If you’re in the market for a new job, you may want to consider the nation’s capital. For the third year in a row, Washington, DC, topped Gallup’s Good Jobs rating, which highlights the metro areas with a high percentage of good jobs available to those seeking full-time work. Gallup defines a “good job” as one that offers 30 or ... Read More »

Mumbai, Bangalore Ranked Among Cheapest Cities in World: Report

London: Mumbai and Bangalore are among the cheapest cities in the world, according to a top London-based forecast group that named Singapore as the most expensive city. Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) ranked Singapore as the priciest ahead of Zurich, Hong Kong, Geneva and Paris. It also said India and Pakistan accounted for five of the ten least expensive cities in ... Read More »

Uber to Invest 120 Crore in Haryana to Help Create Smarter Cities

Ever since its inception in 2009, the Uber smartphone application has taken the taxi service industry by storm in several markets. It connects riders with drivers and has helped reduce the dependency of people on their own private modes of transport as it offers an affordable, convenient and safe alternative. The company’s strategy has worked so well that today, the ... Read More »

PepperTap Shuts Down Operations In 6 Cities

Hyperlocal grocery delivery service PepperTap will be shutting down its operations in six Indian cities, which include three metros. The Gurgaon-based startup is ceasing operations in Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, and Jaipur, and will lay off nearly 400 delivery staff from its fleet. A spokesperson told Gadgets 360 that only fifty of them were on payroll, and the rest ... Read More »