Ravi Rao

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Why young Aggarwals dominate Indias eCommerce start-ups

BANGALORE: As traders and entrepreneurs in the brick-and-mortar world, the Agrawal community has no mean reputation – it is prosperous and has proven its mercantile mettle over the centuries. Even so, the extent of domination by the community in the virtual world is astonishing, with the who’s who of e-commerce entrepreneurs drawn mostly. Companies run […]


Government working on definition of eCommerce

NEW¬† DELHI: The government is working on the definition of e-commerce to clear the air over key issues such as taxation and foreign investment in the burgeoning sector. Commerce and industry minister Nirmala Sitharaman said her ministry has received inputs from almost all the states on the issues related with FDI in e-commerce segment. When […]


Now only BBMP to sanction building plans

BDA only sanctions development plans and divides layouts The State government has streamlined the procedures for obtaining building approval plan and occupancy certificate in layouts or sites developed by various agencies in Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) limits. From now on, people have to obtain building plan approval only from the BBMP if they want […]


BBMP Commissioner announces the poll date for Hebbal by-election

Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) Commissioner G Kumar Naik announced the date for by-election to fill the vacancy for 158 Hebbal Legislative Assembly Constituency on Monday. Polling would be conducted on February 13, 2016, Saturday. With 237 total numbers of polling stations in the constituency, 70 polling stations are hypersensitive and 69 of them are […]