Startups

Jiji acquires Cars45 as it looks to build a future outside classifieds – TechCrunch

Once heralded as disruptive marketplaces, classifieds are giving way to transactional marketplaces. Yet, some classifieds in the West like eBay have evolved with time, acquiring competition operating both models. In Africa, this occurrence is happening in part, at least for the classifieds businesses that haven’t fizzled out. Jiji, one of the largest marketplaces for classifieds […]

Travel

Film shooting in Rajasthan gets a boost with online permit system, more sops on cards, Travel News, ET TravelWorld

In a bid to ease the process of granting permissions for film shooting in Rajasthan, the state tourism department has introduced an online service which will provide relief to filmmakers from physically visiting the offices. In addition, the department is working on a mechanism where producers can pay fees online so that there is complete […]

CNN Flash

Miami-Dade building collapse: Officials begin inspections of nearby buildings after Florida condo collapse leaves 9 dead and more than 100 missing

Rescuers from Israel have come to the waterfront town to help local, state and federal agencies in their search efforts. Rescuers from Mexico are expected to arrive Monday. Over the weekend, crews were able to carve out trenches, contain a deep rooted fire, and burrow into the collapse site to pull victims out as crews […]