“It’s an incredible natural experiment,” says Luca Bertolini, an urban planning professor at the University of Amsterdam. The need for social distance to reduce the spread of the virus has prompted some cities to open streets to different modes of transportation. “What that means, even if you don’t have any aspirations in terms of changing the urban mobility system, is to rely on ways of moving around that are efficient in the way they use space and also safe, and that’s basically active modes, walking and cycling,” he says. … [Read more...] about “It’s an incredible experiment”: Banning cars in cities stirs controversy—and has mixed results
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> IX 1173: Delhi (12:00) to Bahrain (13:35)> IX 1643: Chennai (09:35) to Dubai (12:25)> IX 1743: Kannur (08:00) to Dubai (10:25)> IX 1435: Kochi (13:30) to Dubai (16:10)> IX 1375: Kozhikode (08:15) to Bahrain (10:05)> IX 1217: Mumbai (09:00) to Muscat (10:05)> IX 1422: Kochi (12:00) to Kuala Lumpur (18:45)> IX 1113: Delhi (10:20) to Muscat (12:00)> IX 1411: Kochi (16:30) to Sharjah (19:00)> IX 1813: Mangaluru (11:00) to Sharjah (13:00) … [Read more...] about International flights on July 11: Daily updates on arrivals, departures under Vande Bharat Mission
There are a couple of tweaks in the scheme though. The interest rate has now been reduced to 7.4 per cent, down from 8 per cent for the previous year. There is also a provision now to reset the rate of interest payable each year. Given the sovereign’s safety and the attractive interest rate – which is higher than those offered by small-savings schemes and bank FDs – you must give it careful consideration. In a recent story, we had asked sounded you off on the possibility of the government extending the scheme. … [Read more...] about Should senior citizens invest in the Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana?
- Investors can buy and sell units from the fund house directly if the transaction value is worth Rs 25 crore. A fund-of-funds is also made available to those who do not have demat accounts. As there is no lock-in period, units can be bought or sold through the trading day at any time. … [Read more...] about Bharat Bond ETF: Subscription for second tranche opens July 14; all your questions answered