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 […]

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    India’s Mobile Phone Production Rises to 110 Million in 2015-16: Prasad

    Mobile phone production in the country has more than doubled to 110 million in 2015-16 on the back of duty rationalisation announced in the previous Budget, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Tuesday. The minister said 16 new mobile manufacturing units have been set up during the financial year. “In 2014-15, the mobile units manufactured […]

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    Flipkart’s mark-down augurs lean times for India’s tech start-ups

    Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint Bangalore: Cash-hungry Indian star-tups like Flipkart Pvt. are discovering the fundraising party’s winding down. The domestic e-commerce leader became one of the most prominent Asian start-ups to have its valuation slashed by a high-profile investor. Sending ripples through the industry, a Morgan Stanley fund marked down its value by more than a […]

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    Samsung Mobiles Named India’s Most Trusted Brand: TRA

    Leading Korean smartphone maker Samsung Mobiles is India’s most trusted brand followed by Sony and LG, according to survey launched in Kolkata on Thursday. As per the ‘Brand Trust Report India Study 2016’ issued annually by the TRA, the top five most trusted brands are Samsung Mobiles, Sony, LG, Nokia and Tata. Automobile major Honda […]