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President to lay foundation stone for Dr B R Ambedkar School of Economics in Bengaluru

In the first phase for the construction of the building, an amount of rs. 150 crore has been approved by the state government

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New Delhi, April 13, 2017: On Friday, President Pranab Mukherjee will lay the foundation stone for the Dr B R Ambedkar School of Economics at Bengaluru.

The President is scheduled to be in Ahmednagar, Maharasthra on April 15 after visiting Karnataka. There the President’s Standard Award will be given away to the Armoured Corps Centre and School, an official statement mentioned, mentioned PTI.

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In the first phase of the construction of the building, an amount of rs. 150 crore has been approved by the state government. According to reports, the proposed institution is modelled on the London School of Economics.

The institution will include the main administrative block, three seminar halls, residential accommodation for regular faculty, hostel for students and auditorium.

The school is scheduled to commence from the academic year 2017-18.

– prepared by Durba Mandal of NewsGram. Twitter: @dubumerang

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Riders in Bengaluru Forget Belongings The Most in Uber

The most forgetful days in 2018 were September 1, June 9, and July 15

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Bengaluru has become the most forgetful city for the third time in a row as most users from the city forgot their personal belongings in Uber vehicles, the ride-hailing giant said on Wednesday.

According to the third edition of “Uber Lost & Found Index”, Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad followed the list, with phones and cameras being the most forgotten items in Uber cabs.

“The ‘most outrageous’ items Uber users forgot in the vehicles were aluminium storage shelves, gold chains, baby prams, milk sachets, live fish and yoga mats,” the company said in a statement.

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Photo shows an exterior view of the headquarters of Uber in San Francisco. (VOA)

The most common days of the week to report items as “lost” in Uber cars are Saturday and Sunday while people are most likely to forget an item between 1 p.m.-3 p.m., the company added.

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Riders didn’t just leave the usual stuff; even an ukulele and bunch of bananas have been reported as lost.

The most forgetful days in 2018 were September 1, June 9, and July 15. (IANS)