Mar 092016
 
Casablanca Among Africa’s Top 5 Cities of Opportunity: Report

Morocco’s largest city and economic capital ranked fourth in the list, right between Johannesburg (third) and Algiers (fifth.) Casablanca triumphed in the hotly-contested economics index, coming first in GDP diversity and as a key location for Top 500 company headquarters — top transport and energy infrastructure rankings no doubt helped in this sense. However, and like Tunis, the city was let down by poor diversity and population growth, typical of the North African cities surveyed, the magazine added. North African cities dominated the top five, […]

Dec 022015
 
Top 10 Cities With Longest Working Hours

People in Hong Kong work for the longest hours, said a report that studied 71 cities around the world. In Hong Kong, the average working hours are over 50 per week, with only 17 days of annual leave, as compared with Paris, where people work 1,000 hours less every year, said the United Bank of Switzerland in its latest report. People in Paris work for only about 35 hours per week, and have 29 days of annual paid leave, according to the survey. Mumbai and […]

The Best Cities to Live in India

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Nov 172014
 
The Best Cities to Live in India

Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship & Democracy, a Bangalore-based non-profit body, issued the Annual Survey of India’s City-Systems 2014 report last week. ASICS 2014 is an objective benchmarking exercise of Indian cities and undoubtedly the most comprehensive evaluation of Urban India. Covering 21 cities, the survey throws up interesting insights on citizen participation, public services, powers of municipal corporations, transparency in governance and urban planning in India’s leading cities. 1. Kolkata 4.0 2. Thiruvananthapuram 3.9 3. Bhopal 3.7 4. Patna 3.6 5. Delhi 3.6 6. Raipur […]

Top 10 Cities in the World

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Nov 102014
 
Top 10 Cities in the World

Nearly 77,000 of our readers rated their favorite cities in the world. Is your favorite on the list? Read about all the best hotels, resorts, islands, spas, and cruise lines in the world in our Readers’ Choice Awards 2014. 1. Florence, Italy Florence is a perennial Readers’ Choice winner—a beauty in its art, architecture, history, and cuisine. Contributing editor Matt Hranek says he never goes hungry in this city—bistecca alla fiorentina at Trattoria Le Mossacce and a panino al lampredotto (stewed tripe sandwich) at the […]

List of India’s Most Corrupt Cities

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Sep 192014
 
List of India's Most Corrupt Cities

Corruption is rapidly spreading its roots in every part of the country today. Thanks to the largely unpracticed corruption policies and vast money making skills of the people that words like bribery and corruption are vastly becoming rampant today. Here, let’s take a look at 10 most corrupt cities of India. 10. Ahmedabad Former capital and largest city of Gujarat, Ahemdabad ranks tenth in the list of most corrupt cities in India. The fifth largest city and seventh largest metropolitan in India, Ahemdabad hosts a […]

List of 8 Red Light Areas in Popular Indian Cities

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Aug 252014
 
List of 8 Red Light Areas in Popular Indian Cities

One of the oldest occupations in the world is that of Prostitution. Read any eons-old piece of literature, like Chaucer’s great Canterbury Tales, you’ll get a reference to prostitution. Even in India’s age old classics, references to prostitution are often found. While not all are comfortable in bringing up the topic, except a few, like Charles Baudelaire and TS Eliot, that prostitution is still a harsh reality of any and every developed nations cannot be denied. Here in this list, we’ve make an attempt to […]

Let’s look at some of the infamous red light areas in our country

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Jun 132014
 
Let's look at some of the infamous red light areas in our country

One of the oldest occupations in the world is that of Prostitution. Read any eons-old piece of literature, like Chaucer’s great Canterbury Tales, you’ll get a reference to prostitution. Even in India’s age old classics, references to prostitution are often found. While not all are comfortable in bringing up the topic, except a few, like Charles Baudelaire and TS Eliot, that prostitution is still a harsh reality of any and every developed nations cannot be denied. Here in this list, we’ve make an attempt to […]

Take a Look! World’s Top 5 Fastest Growing Cities

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Feb 022014
 
Take a Look! World's Top 5 Fastest Growing Cities

1. Tokyo, Japan Up 47.1% (3.75 million) “This ever-changing metropolis of over 12 million is perhaps the most gorgeous ugly city in the world. It out-Michelins every city in the world … Tokyo’s nightlife is a drinker’s delight.” – Timothy Hornyak. 2. Lima, Peru Up 29.1% (3.79 million) “Peel back the foggy layers and you’ll find pre-Columbian temples sitting silently amid condominium high-rises. What Lima lacks in attractiveness, it makes up with a huge array of downright literary experiences.” 3. Mumbai. India Up 26.7% (2.98 […]