Bengaluru airport plans to become India’s first fully Aadhaar-enabled by 2018

Aadhaar-enabled entry and biometric e-boarding can halve the time taken for passenger verification The Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) in Bengaluru will soon become the first airport in India to completely implement an Aadhaar-enabled entry and biometric boarding. The Bangalore International Airport Association (BIAL) has floated a request for proposal (RFP) …

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KPMG told not to bid for state contracts

Cape Town – Parliament’s standing committee on public accounts (Scopa) has put pressure on KPMG to stop bidding for government contracts until all investigations into the auditing firm have been completed. This could cost the firm hundreds of millions of rand a year. Scopa said it would create problems for …

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Ethiopia launches tender for two 125 MW solar plants

The tender is part of the government plan to develop up to 500 MW of solar PV via the World bank’s Scaling Solar program. Ethiopia’s state-owned power utility Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP) has launched a Request for Pre-Qualification for the deployment of 250 MW of PV capacity. Through the tender, …

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