West Indies hampered by the absence of big hitters: Tino pleasant

    Auckland: rapid bowler Tino satisfactory has conceded that the West Indies have suffered from the absencein their huge hitters, due to injuries, following the group‘s heavy loss to New Zealand in the first T20international. The today’s assessment of the Windies’ terrible run in New Zealand follows their crushing 81-run loss at Eden lawn on Saturday […]

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    Scientists Discover Hot Super-Earths Being Stripped by Host Stars

    Using data from Nasa’s Kepler space telescope, astrophysicists from the University of Birmingham have discovered extra-solar planets whose atmospheres have been stripped away by their host stars. According to them, planets with gaseous atmospheres that lie very close to their host stars are bombarded by a torrent of high-energy radiation. Due to their proximity to […]

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    Women’s rights undercut by water crisis in Bangladesh

    Image credit: Indranil Mukherjee/AFP / Women are on the frontlines of climate change, both as those affected by it, and as the first responders to the crisis. This holds across the region, as women in Pakistan, India, Nepal and Bangladesh struggle to deal with the crisis of water. Bangladesh is the country most vulnerable to the […]

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    HealthEminds raises funds via angel round led by cricketer Robin Uthappa

    HealthEminds connects counselors, psychologists and coaches to individuals in need through secure video, telephonic and chat communication systems through its platform. Bengaluru: HealthEminds Pvt. Ltd, a healthcare start-up which focuses on providing instant and affordable online counselling programmes for mental and emotional health, has raised an undisclosed round of angel funding led by cricketer Robin […]

    Electric vehicles for all by 2030: Piyush Goyal

    Photo: AFP New Delhi: Come 2030, and every car user in the country could have an electric vehicle. That’s the goal that the government is working towards, said minister for power, coal, new and renewable energy Piyush Goyal. Under the plan, the vehicles will be given without an upfront payment and will be paid for […]

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    Ratan Tata-backed Bollant to complete Rs 20 crore fund raising by April

    ALSO READ Ratan Tata invests in TeaBox, joins boardRatan Tata’s love affair with start-upsOnline marketplace OfBusiness raises $5 million in Series-A fundingPai, Tata strike most deals as angel investors in 2015 Hyderabad-based Bollant Industries, in which Ratan Tata has made an investment recently, is planning to complete a Rs 20-crore fundraising in April to fund […]

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    For Google, India to be bigger market than US by next year: Pichai

    Sundar Pichai, global chief executive at Goggle, the giant search engine, believes India will become a bigger marketfor the company than the US sometime in the middle of 2016. In an interaction with half a dozen journalists here on Wednesday, he said it was not only with regard to the use of Android-based phones that […]

    Good News For Entrepreneurs: SmartUp for Startups Launched by HDFC

    Image credit: World Wide Web You know things will continue to look up for startups when the banking and finance industry is addressing their needs exclusively. This March 16, HDFC Bank announced the launch of SmartUp, a dedicated solution platform to address banking needs of startups. SmartUp was launched in association with Zone Startups India, […]

    Inbox by Gmail for Web Gets ‘Smart Reply’ Feature

    Google back in November rolled out the ‘Smart Reply’ feature to its Inbox by Gmail application. The feature, after four months has finally made its way in to the Web version. Just like the app, the Inbox by Gmail for Web users will now be suggested three email responses. “10 percent of all your replies […]