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Automobile sales continue to decline in August

The automobile industry continued to be in the slow lane in August with all major players reporting significant declines in their respective sales. Tata Motors...

Modi has recommitted to leading climate change fight: UN

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recommitted to continue to lead the fight against climate change at his meeting with Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, according to...

Cabinet may relax Foreign Direct Investment in retail

The Union cabinet in its meeting on Wednesday would take up proposals to relax foreign direct investment (FDI) in various sectors, including single brand...

OnePlus to invest Rs 1,000 cr in Hyderabad R&D facility

Opening its first R&D centre in India on Monday, Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus said it plans to invest Rs 1,000 crore in their facility...

Ola acquires Bengaluru-based AI start-up Pikup.ai

Indian Ride-hailing service Ola on Tuesday announced the acquisition of 'pikup.ai', an artificial intelligence (AI) start-up based out of Bangalore, for an undisclosed sum. As...

India’s agritech start-ups got $248 mn funds in H1 2019

Agritech start-ups in India received more than $248 million funding in the first half of 2019, a growth of 300 per cent as compared...

World’s largest water pump house begins operation in Telangana

Lakshmipur pump house, a key component of Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project (KLIP) and claimed to be the world's largest pump house, has successfully commenced...

Cyclone Fani caused Rs 24,176 cr damage in Odisha: Report

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday released a damage assessment report on cyclone Fani which estimates the total damage and loss at Rs...

IIT Guwahati builds hand-held device to detect bacteria

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati researchers have developed a low-cost, hand-held device for rapid detection of bacteria, bringing portable bacterial detection kits closer...

Jharkhand stares at drought with 40% rainfall deficit

Heavy showers, which had lashed some areas of Jharkhand a few days ago, had given local farmers hopes of more rains. But the rain...