Ministry of Electronics and IT’s e-Kiosks target 30 million farmers

    NEW DELHI: With an aim to dispense pensions of eligible farmers easily under the government subsidy scheme, digital kiosks or Common Service Centres (CSCs) under the Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) have set a target of enrolling 30 million small and marginal farmers by August 15. The pension is dispensed under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan-Dhan Yojana (PM-KMY), which was announced in […]

    India’s electronics production on accelerated path, but accounts for 3.3% of global market, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

    India’s electronics production is estimated at Rs 4.58 lakh crore in 2018-19, which despite accelerated growth in recent years, still represents only 3.3 percent share of the global market, Parliament was informed on July 18. The domestic electronics hardware manufacturing sector faces lack of level-playing field against competing nations on account of “several disabilities which […]

    Military College of Electronics and Mechanical Engineering names block after Army martyr

    HYDERABAD: Hyderabad based Military College of Electronics and Mechanical Engineering (MCEME) on July 12 renamed one of its technical blocks after late Major Vibhuti Shankar Dhaundiyal, who laid down his life in post-Pulwama attack operations against terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir. Major Dhaundiyal graduated from MCEME in December 2017 after obtaining Bachelor of Engineering Degree in […]

    Buy Bharat Electronics; target of Rs 135: ICICI Direct

    Bharat Electronics reported yet another stellar quarter, continuing its legacy of guiding lower and delivering higher. For the quarter, the company reported revenues of Rs 3885 crore, up 7.7% YoY. EBITDA grew 16.7% YoY. EBITDA margins came in strong at 23.9% vs. 22.1% YoY due to gross margin expansion of 630 bps YoY. Higher gross […]

    Share of electronics dip in e-tail pie as groceries grow

    (Representative image) CHENNAI: E-tailing market is moving away slowly from just selling mobile phones and electronics to grocery and fashion products. A study by management consulting firm RedSeer said that the share of mobiles and electronics has dropped to 38% in the January-March quarter of 2019 from 45% in the same time last year. It has been steadily dropping since then. […]

    PICTURES: Range of graceful clothing for Eid

    Cape Town – Fashion designer Nasheeta Joseph Kamish is building a fashion empire – one stitch at a time. Her Infiniti Collection’s Eid range is inspired by international trends and celebrates the modest movement. She says her range incorporates bling – hand-stitched glass pearls, pleated frills and sequins – and velour. Planning for Eid fashion […]

    Computer Models Simplify the Synthesis of Organic Electronics

    Organic electronics could change the electronics industry  with their high cost-efficiencies and versatility compared with more commonly used inorganic electronics. For example, their flexibility could let companies print them like paper or put them into clothing to power wearable electronics. However, they have failed to gain much industry traction due to the difficulty of controlling […]

    If Rental Is the Future of Clothing, This Woman-Led Company Will Power How We All Dress

    It’s 2019, and Christine Hunsicker finally admits that her company, Gwynnie Bee, was a massive experiment. The company, which was founded in 2011 as a plus-size clothing subscription rental service, and has now shipped more than five million boxes of clothing sized 0-32, was Hunsicker’s way of testing her more ambitious business hypothesis: Could you build a technology and warehouse engine […]

    Exclusive: All 10 of Michael Cohen’s Secret Book Deals

    On Wednesday, Donald Trump’s former lawyer provided Congress with sworn testimony (and corroborating documents) implicating the president in multiple crimes. But the Republican members of the House Oversight Committee refused to waste the American people’s precious time on the trivial question of whether the commander-in-chief is a criminal. Rather, they chose to focus on what […]