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    India’s Most Powerful Satellite, ‘The Big Bird’, Launched Successfully

    Indian Space Research Organisation or ISRO’s GSAT-11 satellite also called the “Big Bird ” was successfully launched into space today from the French space port of Kourou in South America. The satellite, launched at 2.07 am (IST), will help provide satellite-based internet to remote places where cable-based internet cannot reach. The satellite, weighing 5,854 kg, is […]

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    India’s draft electronics policy aims $400 billion manufacturing industry by 2025

    The country’s draft electronics policy released by the IT ministry on Wednesday has set an ambitious target of creating a $400 billion electronics manufacturing industry by 2025, with the mobile phone devices segment accounting for three-fourths of the production. The draft National Policy on Electronics (NPE) aims to promote domestic manufacturing in the entire value-chain […]

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    Bharat Electronics Limited: Empowering India’s armed forces

    Guided by a farsighted vision to make the country self-reliant in Defence electronics, Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) was set up in Bangalore in 1954 by the Government of India under the Ministry of Defence (MoD). From a humble beginning, BEL has come a long way. It is now a Navratna PSU and India’s foremost Defence […]

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    Rain Threatens to wreck India’s First red Ball healthy

    Eden Gardens in Kolkata will host the day-night test between India and New Zealand. © Reuters HIGHLIGHTS 1 Rain threatens to wreck India’s first day-night pink ball fit 2 Eden will host the very last of the four-day awesome League below lighting 3 The Eden is prepared with covers across length and breadth of the […]

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    Hack4farming Explores virtual answers to India’s Agricultural issues

    Over a hundred researchers, facts analysts, laptop programmers, builders and different stakeholders got here collectively at -day hackathon Hack4farming, to discover digital answers to cope with agriculturaldevelopment troubles in India. Hack4Farming, which concluded Friday, became held at the headquarters of the worldwide vegetationstudies Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) right here with aid from Microsoft, […]

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    South India’s first underground metro phase inaugurated in Bengaluru

    South India’s first ever underground metro phase, connecting the east and west corridor of Bengaluru’s metro rail undertaking, was inaugurated recently. With the operation of segment one, human beingstouring from Bayappanahalli to Mysuru avenue, a distance of 18.10 km may be protected in approximately35 minutes. This planned infrastructure improvement ensuing in discount in journey times, […]

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    Changing gears at India’s start-ups

    The Morgan Stanley markdown brings Flipkart’s valuation down to about $11 billion from the $15.2 billion the company claimed when it raised its last round of funds. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint In late October, Silicon Valley venture capitalist Bill Gurley, speaking to The Wall Street Journal about technology start-up valuations, said, “All these private valuations are […]

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    The correction underway at India’s start-ups space

    Morgan Stanley’s filing comes nearly two months after Flipkart appointed co-founder Binny Bansal (right) as its new chief executive officer, replacing Sachin Bansal, who became executive chairman. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint On 29 July 2014, when Flipkart, India’s largest e-commerce marketplace, said it had raised $1 billion in funding, the world sat up and took notice. […]

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    The changing realities in India’s start-up market

    When frontline start-ups, such as CommonFloor, struggle to raise capital or are pushed back on valuations, the ripple effect on others in the ecosystem can only be painful. After months of repeated and somewhat indignant denials, Bengaluru-based property search platform Commonfloor.com has finally said that it is being acquired by Quikr India Pvt. Ltd. A […]