22 October, 2020

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2017-09-02T10:39:03+05:30

London Dreams Not Over

Concerned about the impact of Brexit, London mayor Sadiq Khan is expected to visit India in December. It will be as part of #LondonisOpen campaign that aims to highlight the UK capital’s keenness to be open to people, students and investors despite the outcome of the EU referendum. A British-born Pakistani, Khan is combi­ning the India trip with that to his country of origin. The week-­long tour will likely take him to Mumbai, Delhi, Amritsar, Lahore, Islamabad and Karachi. The India leg has enthu­sed the organisers to line up Khan’s meetings with Bollywood stars, top cricketers and business leaders.


Cost Of Renovation

Keeping large number of unemplo­yed youths “gainfully occupied” is a major challenge for politicians. In West Bengal, the ruling party has evolved a system that allows these youngsters access to easy money from the public. The donation raised during religious festivals is one method. The other is to demand a commission when buildings are...

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