Nita Ambani Tops Forbes’ Asian Businesswomen List, 8 Indian Women Among Top 50

Nita Ambani, Director Reliance Industries Forbes’s latest rankings of Asia’s most powerful businesswomen has placed Nita Ambani of Reliance Industries at the top spot, closely followed by Arundhati Bhattacharya of SBI at the second spot. Forbes’s “Asia 50 Power Businesswomen 2016” acknowledges the new paths Indian women are carving for themselves in spite of gender inequalities. The list ranks a […]

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Flipkart acquires payment firm PhonePe

The city-based mobile payments company PhonePe, co-founded by Flipkart’s two former employees, has been acquired by the e-commerce giant, Flipkart announced on Friday. PhonePe, co-founded by Sameer Nigam and Rahul Chari, is building India’s first Unified Payments Interface (UPI) based product. UPI, planned to go live in April, will allow users to transact using their unique identification and mobile phone […]

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India’s first cash giving app ‘CASHe’ launched

“CASHe is the ideal platform for consumers to take control of their short term finances”, said V Raman Kumar, Chairman of TSLC PTE LTD. “Today’s young professionals have different aspirations and needs not very well addressed by the present banking system. We are simplifying their borrowing experience with CASHe. With this new smart phone platform we will be providing immediate […]

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Potent antibodies against HIV found

Previous studies have shown that the immune system can produce antibodies capable of “neutralising” HIV, and stopping the AIDS-causing virus dead in its tracks. However, only less than a third of human bodies can produce “broadly neutralising” antibodies in response to the HIV infection. Further, it also takes a year or more before the production gets into full swing. Researchers […]

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Efforts on for Rejuvenation of Ganga

The project will closely cooperate with other National and international initiatives including Indo-German bilateral projects like Support to National Urban Sanitation Policy (SNUSP) and ‘Sustainable Environment-friendly Industrial Production’ (SEIP). The project duration is three years i.e. from 2016 to 2018 and the German contribution in the project will be to the tune of Rs. 22.5 crore. Initial actions will focus […]

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Ahmedabad: Four killed in wall collapse during demolition drive

Four persons were killed when a 20-foot wall of a building collapsed during a demolition drive by Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) here Tuesday. The deaths triggered a protest in the area, dominated by Patidars, following which the civic body ordered an inquiry into the incident. Some locals rushed to the Gujarat High Court, which was hearing a petition challenging the […]

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Suresh Prabhu Rail Minister Announces 2nd Railway Budget

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Suresh Prabhu Rail Minister Announces 2nd Railway Budget. Suresh Prabhu announced Railway Budget 2016 by adding 1,739 miles of new tracks in the next year and investing Rs.1.21 lakh crore for 2016-17 during the second rail budget Thursday. Railway Budget 2016: No fare hike, increase in quota for senior citizens and women ,Stating that every customer is Railways’ brand ambassador, Railway Minister […]

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