#AintNoCinderella: Indian women mock politician who blamed stalking victim

August 9, 2017

Women share photos of themselves staying out after midnight after party official said woman chased in her car late at night had brought it on herself Indian women have been posting images of themselves out after midnight with defiant messages after a male politician suggested a woman who was chased in her car by two men shouldnt have been gone out so late in the night. Varnika Kundu claimed she…

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Moglix raises $12M Series B to digitize Indias manufacturing industry

July 7, 2017

Moglix launched in 2015 as an online store for tools and construction supplies, but now its venturing into enterprise software with the launch of GreenGST to help Indian manufacturers become compliant with the countrys new tax codes. The Noida-headquartered startup announced today that it has raised a $12 million Series B, which it will use to develop its supply chain management technology and expand into more manufacturing hubs. The latest…

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UN panel releases draft treaty banning possession and use of nuclear weapons

May 23, 2017

States would have to destroy any atomic weapon they have and would be forbidden from transferring them A draft treaty restricting the owned and use of all nuclear weapons. The draft treaty is the culmination of a held expedition, supported by more than 130 non-nuclear regimes annoyed with the sclerotic tempo of disarmament, to proscribe nuclear weapons and urged nuclear-armed the countries to disarm. Nine countries are known or believed…

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Nicki Minaj explains what accomplishment she is most proud ofand no, it has nothing to do with music

May 22, 2017

Image: Getty Images Earlier this month, Nicki Minaj treated her fans with a Twitter spree that paid off student loan debt and tuition costs of students who needed helpbut it seems the generous move was just the tip of the iceberg. On Saturday, the rapper shared that she has also been contributing to an unnamed hamlet in India, helping develop various aspects to improve day-to-day life in the village. SEE…

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Xiaomi puts the focus on India with plans to open 100 retail stores

May 13, 2017

Xiaomi isincreasing its office retail presence in China as bids to gain ground stolen by rivals in its homeland, and now itis making that very same push in its second largest market, India. The Chinese company, which is Xiaomi, notably, didnt go public with sales figures for 2016 but India has been a bright spot. according to analyst firm Canalys. Now it is doubling down on the country by introducing…

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Indian solar power prices hit record low, undercutting fossil fuels

May 11, 2017

Plummeting wholesale prices articulated the country on track to match renewable energy targets set out in the Paris agreement Wholesale solar power prices have reached another record low in India, faster than reporters prophesied and significantly undercutting the price of fossil fuel-generated strength in the country. The plummeting cost of solar energy also increases the likelihood that India will congregate renewable energy targets it set at the Paris climate harmonizes…

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India’s leading edutech startup is now a Harvard case study

May 6, 2017

Image: GOOGLE PLAY STORE Education technology startup Byju’s, backed by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative( CZI ), is now a Harvard case study. It is only the fourth Indian startup to make it to the hallowed Harvard Business Publishing platform, after Flipkart( India’s largest online retailer ), Paytm( India’s biggest portable billfold) and GOQii( India’s preceding state and fitness startup ). SEE ALSO: This health and fitness startup is now a…

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Man alleges a cell phone tower gave him cancer, court orders shut down

April 19, 2017

Image: Getty Images In a unique ruling, Indias Supreme Court has ordered to shut down a mobile tower after a man alleged that he got cancer from its radiation. Last year, Madhya Pradesh-resident Harish Chand Tiwari had approached India’s apex court, the highest judicial forum in the country, alleging that a mobile tower from state-run telecom operator BSNL exposed him to harmful radiation. SEE ALSO: India’s Silicon Valley gets a…

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