Collaboration key to realise India's 'Smart City' dream

New Delhi: In order to fast create better smart cities in India, joint research between universities assumes significance as it makes it more relevant to people owing to its immediate applicability, a senior...

Shopping centre owner Intu in talks to raise fresh funds

Intu, a UK shopping centre owner that has been hit by retailers falling into insolvency or closing their shops, is in talks with investors about raising fresh funds to shore up its balance...

ETRise Top MSMEs Ranking: Adoption of apprentices model can be way forward in MSME...

Shortage of skilled labour is known to be a major issue crippling the growth of MSMEs. Industry experts have time and again called for skill development and training programmes that can address the...

UK looks to offshore wind energy for transition to carbon neutrality

London: Britain, a global leader in offshore wind energy, plans to make the sector one of the pillars of its transition to carbon neutrality in the coming decades. The country aims to quadruple its...

Bleetech runs a TV channel for the deaf

India is home to 22 national languages, but around 1.3 million people cannot hear them, says the Census 2011. In contrasting numbers, India’s National Association for Deaf claims the number to be 18...

Flipkart’s ex-CTO allies with entrepreneur Raj Vattikuti to start credit firm

BENGALURU: Former Flipkart chief technology officer Ravi Garikipati has launched a financial services and micro-credit startup along with serial entrepreneur Raj Vattikuti, who in 2007 had sold his company Covansys for $1.5 billion...

Remarks on Amazon won't send wrong signal to investors: Piyush Goyal

NEW DELHI: Commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal said promises of job creation by foreign-owned ecommerce companies need to be seen from the perspective of potential job losses as well, adding his remarks...

Shopping centre chain seeks up to £1bn to shore up finances

Intu Properties, the company behind shopping centres including the Trafford Centre in Manchester and Lakeside in Essex, could seek to raise as much as £1bn to shore up its precarious finances. The heavily indebted...

Actor Mahesh Babu launches his apparel brand on Myntra

Bengaluru:South-Indian film actor Mahesh Babu has launched his menswear brand, The Humble Co, on fashion marketplace Myntra. The affordable casual wear brand sells sweatshirts, hoodies, shirts, T-shirts and bottom wear including a movie-inspired...

Going that extra mile … let’s all hear it for great customer service

His story shone like a beacon in the midst of consumer gloom. Mark McKergow wrote into Your Problems to relate how he had ordered two suitcases online from Bagcraft.co.uk after his luggage was...

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