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COVID-19 Free Jobs Forum, a place to find work opportunities

04 Jul 2020

COVID-19 Free Jobs Forum, a place to find work opportunities

COVID-19 has put a dent in the Indian economy, with several industries suffering and tens of thousands of people going out of work.

Swiggy, Zomato cleared to test long-range 'delivery drones': DGCA

04 Jun 2020

Swiggy, Zomato cleared to test long-range 'delivery drones': DGCA

Soon, you may see unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) flying in with your food orders.

Mobile phones to get more expensive; GST council raises tax

14 Mar 2020

Mobile phones to get more expensive; GST council raises tax

Mobile phones are expected to become more expensive as the government has raised the rate of Goods and Services Tax (GST) on them from 12% to 18%.

Nearly 200 malicious add-ons detected in Firefox, now removed

25 Jan 2020

Nearly 200 malicious add-ons detected in Firefox, now removed

Mozilla has been trying to make privacy its calling card to get people to ditch Google for Firefox.

Hyderabad-based Froogal raises $1 million in Pre-Series A round

04 Dec 2019

Hyderabad-based Froogal raises $1 million in Pre-Series A round

Froogal, a Hyderabad-based loyalty and engagement platform which rewards users for their shopping habits, has raised $1 million in a Pre-Series A funding round.

Logistics start-up BlackBuck raises Rs. 56 crore from Trifecta

27 Nov 2019

Logistics start-up BlackBuck raises Rs. 56 crore from Trifecta

BlackBuck, a Bengaluru-based logistics start-up, has raised Rs. 56 crore (approximately $7.83 million) in debt and equity round from venture debt firm, Trifecta Capital.

Med-tech start-up Medikabazaar receives $15.8 million funding

18 Nov 2019

Med-tech start-up Medikabazaar receives $15.8 million funding

Medikabazaar, a start-up offering B2B online marketplace for medical devices and supplies, has raised $15.8 million in a Series B funding round.

SaaS unicorn Freshworks raises $150 million, crosses $3.5 billion valuation

14 Nov 2019

SaaS unicorn Freshworks raises $150 million, crosses $3.5 billion valuation

SaaS unicorn Freshworks, which provides an integrated suite of cloud-based business/customer engagement tools, has raised $150 million in a Series H round of funding.

Insurance aggregator Policybazaar raises $150 million from Tencent

11 Nov 2019

Insurance aggregator Policybazaar raises $150 million from Tencent

Insurance aggregator company Policybazaar, which compares financial services from major insurance companies for instant purchases, has raised $150 million in a funding round led by Tencent Holdings Ltd.

HR tech start-up Greytip raises $4.87 million from Naukri's parent

06 Oct 2019

HR tech start-up Greytip raises $4.87 million from Naukri's parent

HR tech start-up Greytip Software has raised $4.87 million in Series C round of funding.

This start-up is helping rural women 'knit' their future

10 Mar 2019

This start-up is helping rural women 'knit' their future

Heard of 'The Original Knit'? It's both an online and offline platform, where you can find handmade woolen wear for babies and toddlers.

IIT KGP to become country's first smart college campus

09 Aug 2018

IIT KGP to become country's first smart college campus

IIT Kharagpur today claimed to have taken a step towards becoming the country's first smart college campus, in which students can operate equipment inside their hostel rooms remotely using a smartphone app.

Rajasthan expects 50mn tourists by year-end, meeting its 2020 target

19 Jul 2018

Rajasthan expects 50mn tourists by year-end, meeting its 2020 target

Rajasthan is expecting 50 million tourists to visit the state by the year-end, meeting its 2020 target, a senior official said.

Flipkart's Singapore parent infuses Rs. 4,500cr into India wholesale arm

03 Mar 2018

Flipkart's Singapore parent infuses Rs. 4,500cr into India wholesale arm

Flipkart India has raised Rs. 4,472cr from its Singapore-based parent company for its wholesale unit, its single largest fund infusion in past years.

Can homegrown MapmyIndia take on Google Maps in India?

25 Feb 2018

Can homegrown MapmyIndia take on Google Maps in India?

Homegrown mapping company, Delhi-based MapmyIndia is gearing up to take on Google Maps and conquer its territory in India.

India's first app-based Bitcoin wallet launched; transact using your mobile-number!

29 Dec 2017

India's first app-based Bitcoin wallet launched; transact using your mobile-number!

Despite RBI's warnings and the rising concerns about the potential risks involved in investing in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, investments in virtual currencies are on the rise in India.

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo to change recipes of best-selling drinks

14 Oct 2017

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo to change recipes of best-selling drinks

Food and beverage behemoths Coca-Cola and PepsiCo are playing a big gamble in India by "changing" the recipes of their top-selling drinks.

Indian start-ups that crashed in 2017

10 Sep 2017

Indian start-ups that crashed in 2017

A recent study, titled "Entrepreneurial India" by the IBM Institute for Business Value and Oxford Economics, showed that 90% of Indian start-ups fail within the first five years.

Amazon ups Indian investment, Flipkart is bidding its time

07 Jul 2017

Amazon ups Indian investment, Flipkart is bidding its time

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, making good on his promise, has now allotted Rs. 341 crore for Amazon Wholesale India i.e. the wholesale B2B arm of its Indian operations and Rs. 1,680 crore to its Indian online wing.

Walmart to open 50 stores in India

27 Mar 2017

Walmart to open 50 stores in India

Global retail giant Walmart is looking at increasing its footprint in India, by setting up several stores across Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh.

Vibrant Gujarat: Teen signs Rs.5 crore MoU for drones

13 Jan 2017

Vibrant Gujarat: Teen signs Rs.5 crore MoU for drones

14 year old Harshwardhan Zala signed a Rs.5 crore memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Department of Science and Technology, Government of Gujarat.

25,000+ MoUs signed at Vibrant Gujarat 2017

13 Jan 2017

25,000+ MoUs signed at Vibrant Gujarat 2017

Over 25,000 MoUs were signed at the Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2017.

Over 24,000 investment intentions signed at Vibrant Gujarat 2017

12 Jan 2017

Over 24,000 investment intentions signed at Vibrant Gujarat 2017

Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel stated that 24,385 investment intentions were signed with industry giants and various heads of state on the second day of 8th edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Summit being held at Gandhinagar.

PM Modi inaugurates Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit

11 Jan 2017

PM Modi inaugurates Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2017 at Gujarat's Gandhinagar.

New tax-levy on content providers

30 Nov 2016

New tax-levy on content providers

The central government is in the process of introducing a new 'e-service tax' that will impact content providers such as Netflix, Amazon, Apple and several more.

Walmart to enter food retailing as government allows 100% FDI

23 Sep 2016

Walmart to enter food retailing as government allows 100% FDI

Walmart India is reportedly evaluating policy guidelines to enter into processed food retailing as the government has relaxed food store rules allowing 100% Foreign Direct Investment in the sector.