Five events to watch out for today

| Updated on January 22, 2018

The Andhra Bank Business School building in the Andhra University campus that will house the Indian Institute of Management, Visakhapatnam, temporarily. -- C.V. Subrahmanyam

New Delhi, 02/09/2015 : Autorickshaws parked at Ramlila Maidan, during the Trade Union workers' nationwide strike called in protest against the Union government's alleged anti-labour policies, in New Delhi on Wednesday. Sept 02, 2015. Photo: Shanker Chakravarty

Karnataka, Mangaluru: 07/07/2015: While civil contractors have decried non-availability of sand for construction work due to ban on sand mining from rivers during the Monsoon, a few who had stacked sand anticipating scarcity, have continued with the construction work. in Mangaluru. Photo: H.S.Manjunath

Ranchi,Jharkhand 30th July 2013::A photo of Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda at Ranchi on Chowdhury

IIM-Vizag will commence classes for the first batch of its students at the Andhra University campus today. The varsity has provided space to to conduct classes temporarily till the IIM campus at Gambheeram near Anandapuram comes up.

Auto and taxi unions in the capital have threatened to take out a protest march today from Rajghat to the secretariat against the newly-introduced ‘City Taxi’ scheme of the AAP government under which small cars will be allowed to ply. The Delhi Auto Rickshaw Sangh and Delhi Pradesh Taxi Union fear the new scheme will “snatch” their livelihood.

Asia Index Pvt Ltd, a joint venture of S&P Dow Jones Indices and BSE, will reconstitute its stock indices with 1,078 fresh additions, even as another 234 will be dropped, from today. The reconstitution of indices is part of a semi-annual review. Of the 1,078 additions on the indices, 253 stocks would be added to the S&P BSE MidSmallCap index, followed by 251 securities on S&P BSE AllCap index.

Construction work stands to come to a halt today if if the government fails to supply quality sand at affordable prices. The AP chapter president of the Real Estate Developers’ Association of India said there had been no supply of sand for the past two months.

A special court is to begin recording prosecution evidence today in a coal scam case in which former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda, former coal secretary HC Gupta and seven other accused have been put on trial.

Published on September 21, 2015

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