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BWSSB to hold phone-in programme on March 6

Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) will hold a phone-in programme on Saturday between 9 a.m. and 10.30 a.m. According to a release, the BWSSB Chairman will address the grievances of consumers relating to water billing, manhole overflowing, meter reading, improper water supply and sanitary issues. Consumers may call 080-22945119 to participate in the […]

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HC initiates PIL on frequent traffic jams due to protests

Division Bench says right to protest should not extend to affecting the rights of others The High Court of Karnataka on Friday suo motu initiated a PIL petition on huge traffic jams caused due to frequent protests, demonstrations and rallies held on public roads in the heart of the city resulting in severe hardships to […]

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NSE trading outage: Calls for more stock exchanges likely to grow

Sebi proposes to relax ownership rules to allow more entrants in the exchange space, which is seeing a disruption globally with the emergence of new technologies such as block chain. The technical glitch at the National Stock Exchange (NSE) on Wednesday is likely to give more credence to market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of […]

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Gold tumbles ₹ 522, silver crashes ₹ 1,822

Gold prices on Friday tumbled by ₹ 522 to ₹ 43,887 per 10 grams in the national capital, due to muted trend in the international markets, according to HDFC Securities. The precious metal had closed at ₹ 44,409 per 10 grams in the previous trade. Silver crashed by ₹ 1,822 to ₹ 64,805 per kilogram […]

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Pay life insurance premium in advance and get a discount

The discount should be equal to interest rates on savings bank account deposit of State Bank of India. Soon, you can pay your insurance renewal premium in advance and get a discount. The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has issued draft guidelines to the life insurance companies proposing to allow these companies […]