• Bengaluru start-ups tackle mental health issues with technology

    Bengaluru: At a time when India is listed as being home to among the most depressed citizens of the world, Bengaluru has been witnessing a steady change in its start-up space, with a number of firms coming up to address the issues around mental health using technology. According to a World Heal...

  • Need to turn development into mass movement: Modi

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that he wanted to create an environment where development becomes a mass movement just as what Mahatma Gandhi transformed the freedom struggle into. "Gandhiji made freedom struggle a mass movement. Every government has tried to take India ...

  • Come together to make India a world leader: 'Super 30' founder

    New York: Anand Kumar, the founder of 'Super 30', on Monday urged Indians to come together to make the country a world leader. Speaking at the India Day parade at Madison Square in New York, Kumar said: "Now, we all should come together to help India achieve its old status of world leader in th...

  • Connecting creativity: The story of Fuzia

    There's a Chinese saying: "When sleeping women wake, mountains will move." Undoubetdly, founders of Fuzia have taken the first step in this regard. Five years ago, an 11-year-old girl was quick to realize that she could influence a six-year-old girl to dream big through her writing. This made ...

  • An ingenious man: DK farmer shows the way for areca growers

    Belthangady: Dakshina Kannada is known for commercial crops such as areca nut (also known as betel nut) and coconut. People are attracted to these crops as they have more commercial value than food grains. But areca nut growers are dependent upon brokers who purchase areca from growers for a ce...

  • Bengaluru ITE.Biz 2017 to be held from Nov 16-18

    Bengaluru: City's ITE.Biz 2017 will be held from Nov 16-18 at Palace Grounds. Announcing the dates and releasing the logo on Monday, IT Minister Priyank Kharge said the government was doing all it can to encourage IT. "Bengaluru is the software capital. It is one of the top cities as far IT-BT ...

  • Eight start-ups in 5th batch of 'Target Accelerator Programme'

    Bengaluru: Retail services provider Target India on wednesday announced the fifth batch of its 'Target Accelerator Programme' (TAP) with eight start-ups which were selected to develop innovative technology solutions. The selected start-ups will work in the areas of artificial intelligence, mach...

  • Building a brand? No sweat, say Madikeri farmers

    Coovercolly Indresh Madikeri: Selling agricultural produce through a brand name is no longer restricted to big firms and MNCs. Even farmers can pull it off, with a little help from state and central governments. Take for example the two-year-old Sri Bhagandeshwara Horticulture Farmers' Producer...

  • Karnataka offers Rs 400 cr fund to mentor 100 start-ups

    Bengaluru: Karnataka would provide Rs 400 crore fund to mentor 100 start-ups with idea validation, incubation facilities and expertise in accounting and legal norms, said state IT and BT Minister Priyank Kharge on Tuesday. "We will identify 100 innovative start-ups from across the state through...

  • Tech startups: Alternative investment option for HNIs?

    By Pramod DsouzaIndia is ranked 3rd in global list of tech driven startups (behind the US and the UK) with around 4200 startups (source: weforum.com, Oct-2016). Tech ecosystem in India is very conducive to startups, especially in cities like Bengaluru and Pune. Many college grads and young cro...

  • nubia Z17 Mini: Tough competition to Oppo, Vivo camera phones

    By Sourabh KuleshNew Delhi: The fight for camera performance has got intense in the mid-price segment, with Chinese smartphone makers Oppo and Vivo giving their best deals for the Indian consumers till date.Another camera-centric Chinese player, nubia, has joined the fray with the Z17 Mini that come...

  • Coming of age: Start-ups should move to next level, says Nasscom

    By Aparajita Gupta New Delhi: The Indian start-up ecosystem is evolving and it is time for stakeholders to move to the next level and collaborate with the external eco-system, says K.S. Vishwanathan, Vice President at Nasscom."It is now time for the companies to move to the next level of mid-st...