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 […]

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    Practo FY15 revenue up by more than 10 times, losses widen 30%

    Bengaluru: Practo Technologies Pvt. Ltd, the most funded homegrown healthcare start-up, posted a more than 10-fold increase in revenue for the year ended 31 March, while losses increased 30%, signalling the company’s intent to extend its lead over smaller rivals. Practo’s revenue increased to Rs.29.73 crore in fiscal 2015 from Rs.2.30 crore a year earlier, […]