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Karnataka Cracks Down On Rapido — Illegal Bike Taxis

A week after fining Ola and nearly shutting down its cab services in the state, the Karnataka government has cracked down on bike taxi operator Rapido. According to the Economic Times, the Karnataka Transport department sent out a notice to Rapido ordering it to shut down its illegal …

Exclusive: 300NK Will Be CFMoto’s First Bike In India

CFMoto is set to lock horns with Honda and BMW as the Chinese manufacturer is set to launch the 300NK in India in May 2019 to compete with the CB300R and G 310 R. The brand is set to start its Indian innings with three products – the 300NK, 650NK and 650MT. Speaking to …

Reinventing Education For The Future Of Work

Reinventing Education For The Future Of Work GETTY British educationalist Ken Robinson holds the distinction of having the most viewed TED talk ever, and his widely viewed skewering of the modern education system has been further embellished upon in numerous books and presentations.  He rails against an education …

High-profile subscription journals critique Plan S

Publishers of highly selective scholarly journals — including Nature and Science — say that they cannot comply with Plan S, a European-led initiative that mandates free access to research results on publication from 2020, unless its rules are changed. Their appeals come as part of a massive consultation on how the open-access initiative should …

IPL 2019: BCCI asks franchises to prepare sporting pitches

MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli had criticised the Chepauk pitch after playing out a low-scoring game (BCCI Photo) The first match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) saw Chennai Super Kings bundling out Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) for just 70 runs at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai …

Society members entitled to free redeveloped flat

If I purchase a flat in a co-operative housing society, I become a member of the society. But do I also become the owner of the land? Say the society is getting redeveloped after 30 years, will the existing members have to pay for the flat fully like …