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Aditya Birla Group to invest Rs 15,000 Cr in Gujarat over 3 years

Aditya Birla Group plans to invest Rs 15,000 crore in Gujarat on capacity expansion and setting up of new units, said Kumar Mangalam Birla.

19 Jan 2019 2:34 am
India aims 'Top 50' rank next year in ease of doing business: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that India is aiming at being in the list of top 50 countries next year in the 'ease of doing business'.

19 Jan 2019 2:26 am
Pharma company Caplin Point's subsidiary gets Rs 218 Cr from Eight Roads Ventures, F-Prime Capital

The investment is stated to accelerate Caplin Point's subsidiary's efforts to provide injectable pharmaceutical products in the US and Europe.

19 Jan 2019 12:31 am
Everything is on sale in India, thanks to the ecommerce-backed Indian retail revolution

From healthcare to real estate and many others, not a single industry has been left untouched by ecommerce. And retail has seen the most traction.

19 Jan 2019 12:01 am
Reliance to invest Rs 3 lakh Cr in Gujarat in next 10 years: Ambani

Ambani has committed to invest in Gujarat in various projects that may range from energy and petrochemical to new technology and digital business.

18 Jan 2019 11:52 pm
Mukesh Ambani urges PM to take steps against data colonisation

Mukesh Ambani said, India's data must be controlled and owned by Indian people and not by corporates, specially global corporations.

18 Jan 2019 11:41 pm
Here’s how developers can tap technology to build efficiency into the construction industry

Streamlining, monitoring, analysing, and reviewing the construction process with the help of technology can help bring in several efficiencies and savings.

18 Jan 2019 11:23 pm
Biometrics solidifying the mobile financial transactions in India

With the number of internet users multiplying; a scalable, reliable and flexible technology becomes obligatory for the Indian payment market.

18 Jan 2019 10:57 pm
Community radio in Karnataka villages is giving rural communities a voice

Run primarily by women, and started with seed capital of Rs 5 lakh, community radio Sarathi Jhalak has brought administrators, experts and villagers on the same platform.

18 Jan 2019 10:00 pm
Are you a SaaS company looking to scale? Here’s why you must go beyond India and target the global market

It can be enticing to discover a problem and build a solution. But don't do this beyond beta customers as selling SaaS to domestic markets is not scalable.

18 Jan 2019 9:16 pm
Bill Gates congratulates government on Ayushman Bharat; PM thanks him

Bill Gates congratulates government; PM says Ayushman Bharat 'stems out of our commitment to provide top quality and affordable healthcare to the poor'.

18 Jan 2019 6:03 pm
Burger Singh puts growth on the menu; aims to open 100 outlets, hire 450 employees

Gurugram-based Burger Singh unveils expansion plan for the next few years: 100 new outlets, 10 drive-throughs, more employees, and doubling revenues.

18 Jan 2019 5:35 pm
'Bird Box' leads to record subscriber additions for Netflix in December quarter even as revenues dip

At the end of 2018, the video-streaming giant had 139.26 million paid subscribers, and expects to have strong additions going ahead.

18 Jan 2019 5:31 pm
India leads the world in time spent on video-streaming apps, Netflix most downloaded paid app

Facebook-owned apps topped India’s overall app downloads in 2018; Netflix was the most-downloaded paid app here, followed by Tinder, Hotstar, and Bigo Live.

18 Jan 2019 4:36 pm
LoanTap raises $8M from 3one4 Capital, other existing investors

Existing investors of LoanTap Shunwei Capital, Kae Capital, India Quotient, Tuscan Venture and angel investor Ashish Goenka also participated in the round.

18 Jan 2019 4:15 pm
How this American built a desi silver jewellery brand for the modern Indian woman

Rebekkah Kumar’s Fourseven is a Delhi-NCR based online jewellery brand that manufactures unique silver jewellery pieces with contemporary designs.

18 Jan 2019 4:05 pm
This 60-year-old reporter brings together communities in the Nilgiris without knowing how to read or write

The inability to read or write has not stopped 60-year-old Janaki Amma from becoming a reporter at a community newsletter in the Nilgiris.

18 Jan 2019 2:15 pm
From talent to transformation: 16 design takeaways from Pune Design Festival 2019

In our wrap-up article on PDF 2019, we provide a broad overview of design metaphors, partnerships, education, and emerging trends.

18 Jan 2019 2:03 pm
Meet Indian techie Satyarup Siddhanta, the world’s youngest climber to scale the tallest peaks, volcano summits

In the early hours of Wednesday, Indian mountaineer Satyarup Siddhanta scaled the 4,285m high volcanic peak Mt Sidley in Antarctica.

18 Jan 2019 2:00 pm
Centralised kitchens across tribal Maharashtra serve up a morsel of hope for malnourished children

Maharashtra has teamed up with many organisations to set up ‘Annapurna’ kitchens that whip up nutritionally balanced meals for malnourished tribal children.

18 Jan 2019 1:31 pm
Being chased out of hospitals didn't stop these founders from building a pharma supplies startup

In the online pharmacy sector, Medicento is trying to be the single point of contact for retailers and distributors of medicines.

18 Jan 2019 1:30 pm
Man or woman, here’s what every tech entrepreneur needs to know: Manisha Raisinghani, LogiNext

This week on HerStory' Feel Good Friday series find out what Manisha Raisinghani of LogiNext has to share about being a tech entrepreneur.

18 Jan 2019 1:30 pm
More than 70 years after independence, Ladakh connected to national power grid

Uninterrupted power supply will vastly improve the quality of life in Leh and Kargil, which have been power deficit due to their isolated locations.

18 Jan 2019 1:17 pm
ZestMoney raises debt funding led by Alteria Capital

ZestMoney raised an undisclosed investment from the venture debt fund Alteria Capital. The company has raised $22 million of capital to date.

18 Jan 2019 5:32 am
Angel tax: the latest DIPP notification demystified for startups, investors

As the startup ecosystem hails the news of the government’s latest notification regarding the angel tax, these experts take a closer look at the fine print.

18 Jan 2019 2:06 am
Here's how much data Reliance Jio's 280 million users consumed

Jio added 27.9 million users between October and December growing its customer base to 280.1 million. Video continues to drive data consumption.

18 Jan 2019 1:14 am
Microsoft India to set up AI labs, train 5 lakh people in the technology in the next 3 years

At 'Media and Analyst Days 2019' held recently, Microsoft India pledged its commitment to bridge the skills gap, enhance employability.

18 Jan 2019 1:09 am
Is India ready to be schooled on sex?

The complexities of the parent-child dynamic and peer interactions are the subject of a new series on Netflix called Sex Education.

17 Jan 2019 11:59 pm
My father, the ultimate feminist: Vidya Shah on how it all began for her and the need for women to challenge and disrupt norms

Unless women consistently challenge and disrupt oppressive norms, we will continue to be subjected to dominance and limited growth.

17 Jan 2019 11:24 pm
The digital revolution sweeping the agriculture sector in India, and everywhere

In this new era, the farmer can use technology to gain control of the changing dynamics and leverage market insight without relying on traders.

17 Jan 2019 11:07 pm
Fraudsters con people with fake Amul ads; dairy company takes on Google India, GoDaddy

Amul sent a legal notice to the search engine giant, accusing them of benefitting from the fake ad campaigns run via Google Search ads.

17 Jan 2019 10:45 pm
Correct, convincing email communication is key to millennials career

While business communication includes many aspects within it, there is one area that stands as a vital tool to conduct businesses of all kinds –email!

17 Jan 2019 10:37 pm
Hotstar, Netflix, Eros Now and five others sign 'Code of Best Practices' under IAMAI

Signed by Netflix, Hotstar, Voot, Zee5, Arre, SonyLIV, ALT Balaji and Eros Now, will guide companies to conduct themselves responsibly transparently.

17 Jan 2019 10:32 pm
The OYO storm in a teacup: questions on data sharing with government and privacy

OYO created a storm of sorts when its India and South East Asia CEO Aditya Ghosh announced the company would open its records to the government.

17 Jan 2019 10:03 pm
Are you a woman on a mission? Apply for HerStory's Women on a Mission Awards 2019

Women on a Mission Awards 2019 will recognise the champions of change and initiate meaningful dialogue on how more women can be attracted to the workforce.

17 Jan 2019 8:58 pm
Aye Finance raises $10 M debt funding from responsAbility, Northern Arc

With this debt fund, Aye Finance plans to bolster its lending portfolio and offer affordable business loans to a larger number of micro-enterprises.

17 Jan 2019 8:26 pm
Fractal Analytics raises $200 M in round led by Apax Partners at $500 M valuation

Reports suggest that with this round, AI firm Fractal Analytics will now be valued at $500 million.

17 Jan 2019 8:20 pm
PhonePe says it has more than one million offline merchants in India

Flipkart-owned PhonePe says the growth has been made possible owing to multiple convenient solutions being offered by it.

17 Jan 2019 7:39 pm
Mumbai-based Turtlemint raises $25M funding led by Sequoia Capital

Turtlemint plans to use the funds to grow 10-folds as well as hire individuals across its technology functions.

17 Jan 2019 6:29 pm
Tech30 company Innovaccer closes Series B round from Microsoft's venture fund

Innovaccer a 2015 Tech30 company, closed its Series B round after raising funds from M12, Westbridge Capital and Lightspeed Ventures.

17 Jan 2019 5:49 pm
Design for a higher purpose: empowerment and inclusion at Pune Design Festival 2019

The 13th edition of PDF featured a range of inspiring keynotes on design contributions to livelihood, endangered crafts, and environmental sustainability.

17 Jan 2019 5:41 pm
SaaS-based travel management platform ITILITE raises Rs 30 Cr Series A funding

Through a unique model of incentivisation and AI-powered algorithms, ITILITE platform helps to reduce travel cost while making booking experience seamless.

17 Jan 2019 4:56 pm
Yes, the DIPP has provided a breather on angel tax assessments, but major changes are still pending

The DIPP’s latest move to simplify the issue of angel tax provides only incremental changes. There’s hope, but no comprehensive solution in sight yet.

17 Jan 2019 4:45 pm
R(ai)sing the bar: Calling AI players for a round table discussion on innovating and accelerating AI

To help raise the bar and accelerate innovation of AI, Yourstory is organising a by-invitation-only round table discussion on AI in association with NVIDIA.

17 Jan 2019 4:36 pm
Facebook India will now report to Mark Zuckerberg's core team in Menlo Park

India will no longer be a part of Facebook's Asia-Pacific operations. The new-look local team will work directly with Facebook HQ in California.

17 Jan 2019 4:30 pm
This Pune startup unboxes science with its cool DIY kits for children

The Pune-based startup Box of Science, manufactures and markets affordable DIY science kits. It aims to make science concepts simple and easy to understand.

17 Jan 2019 3:22 pm
Pune duo drive change, transform discarded buses into clean toilets for women

Rajeev Khera and Ulka Sadalkar collaborated with Pune Municipal Corporation to convert old buses into modern and clean toilets for women.

17 Jan 2019 2:15 pm
Edtech platform BYJU's acquires US-based Osmo for $120 M

BYJU's acquired US-based Osmo for $120 million. Founded by former Google employees Jerome Scholler and Pramod Sharma, Osmo develops apps for children.

17 Jan 2019 2:08 pm
RBI mandate: Truecaller begins to host Indian consumer data locally

Mobile app Truecaller announced it is one of the first international tech companies to store its Indian customer data in India.

17 Jan 2019 2:13 am
Entrepreneurs! Here’s your chance to tell the govt what you think of angel tax and why it should be abolished

It's time to give startups, entrepreneurs and key stakeholders a place to voice our comment concerns about the angel tax. Take the YourStory survey today

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