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  • With Flipkart raising a $1 billion, here is all you need to know about the company

    India's top e-retailing giant Flipkart on Tuesday announced its intention to become the first Indian $100 billion company, after bagging another $1 billion (Rs6,000 crore) in a funding round. It has a long way to go since Flipkart today is only a $6 billion company but the scale and speed of its...

    Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 6:10am
  • Facebook, Twitter users to cross 80 million this year

    More and more Indians are logging on to Facebook and Twitter. There was a record growth (of 37%) in social networking in India last year, according to a study by eMarketer, a US research firm. And the number of users is projected to cross 80 million this year. It was 63 million a year ago.

    Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 6:30am
  • Maharashtra Government's plan to boost rural health care gets MMC nod

    To solve the problem of shortage of specialists in rural areas of the state, Maharashtra will soon have diploma courses for MBBS students. What will the courses focus on? They are tailored to boost children and maternity health care in rural parts of Maharashtra, according Maharashtra Medical...

    Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 6:20am
  • Hindustan Aeronautics Limited ventures into development sector

    Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) will sponsor students at Masters Level in technology and development programmes at Centre for Technology Alternatives for Rural Areas (CTARA) in IIT Bombay from 2014-15, with an aim to boost supply of specialised technical professionals in the development sector...

    Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 7:39pm
  • One month old\'s vision restored at Sankara Eye Hospital

    The joy of delivering a baby was almost lost for Kalpana just after two days of giving birth to a baby boy Siddarth. His grandmother, Shanthamma noticed that the baby had some white pearly spot in both the eyes. Shanthamma quickly rushed the baby to a nearby Primary Health Centre at Challakere in...

    Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 7:34pm
  • Our work is on par with the best in the world: Ramesh Narayan

    Doing good is what the recipient of the AAAI lifetime achievement award wants the industry to do

    Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 6:10am
  • Government withdraws 2003 notification pertaining to encroachment in and around Arkavathy and Kumudavathy catchment areas

    In the matter pertaining to the encroachment in and around Arkavathy and Kumudavathy catchment areas, the Government made a submission that they will withdraw the notification and re-look the matter. The notification pertains to the matter that the areas covered within one kilometre of the...

    Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 7:08pm
  • Vibgyor High school resumes after two weeks, kids get police security

    Nearly three weeks after the Vibgyor School was forced to shut down by angry parents due to the sexual assault of a six-year old student in the school premises, the Marathahalli-based school has finally resumed its academic sessions on Monday, amidst tight security. However, only the five to the...

    Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 7:05pm
  • All you need to know about Bangalore land denotification case

    Three days the State legislative assembly has been in uproar over the de-notification of lands near Arkavathy Layout issue. The opposition party, BJP has been in continuous protest against Siddaramaiah government and demanding for a CBI inquiry on government's decision of re-modification and de-...

    Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 6:55pm
  • State assembly passes Karnataka Appropration Bill

    The state assembly has passed the 'Karnataka appropriation bill-2014" to authorise the payment and appropriate Rs1,41,599 crore of the state's consolidated fund towards various services for 2014-15. The oppositions, BJP and JD(S), staged protests in the house, demanding a CBI probe on the Arkavathy...

    Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 6:32pm

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