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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...

Maruti Suzuki sheds 1,000 temp staff, may freeze hiring

To keep up with the consumption-led slowdown, automobile major Maruti Suzuki India has shed over 1,000 temporary employees, is planning to freeze hiring and...

Apple bounces back, iPhone shipments grow in India

India returned in Apple's basket with strong double-digit growth in the company's third quarter ending June 29, leading to a significant statement from CEO...

WhatsApp is all set to help small businesses go digital in...

After picking five Indian startups who would receive nearly Rs 35 lakh ($50,000) each to develop country-first products, Facebook-owned WhatsApp is now set to...

India, China to pip US in tech innovations: Survey

By 2035, self-driving cars will be more common than individually owned automobiles while India and China will surpass the US as tech innovation hubs...