How an NGO started by this Hyderabad duo has trained 7,000 teachers and 1.2 lakh children

Ignis Careers aims to address the quality gap in life skills and English language learning at the school level through specialised interactive curriculum. The number of school-going children in India is among the highest in the world. Approximately 210 million children, in the age group of 6–14, are served by roughly 1.6 million schools and […]

7 reasons why you must embrace the cryptocurrency wave

Cryptocurrency is a form of digital asset developed to authorise transactions of money online. It emerged after the creation of Bitcoin in 2009. Since cryptocurrency is a virtual currency associated with the internet, it is regulated by cryptography which strives for complete security and anonymity. Over the years, world has become economically insecure, and hence, […]

Women empowerment is IKEA’s code of business in this little UP village

With the introduction of semi-mechanised looms, Swedish furniture retailer IKEA and its Indian partner EHI are bringing the women of Bhadohi into the workforce. Seemabanu, 46, bought a pair of gold earrings recently. She is excited because she bought them with her earnings, for the first time in her life. Till two years ago, Seemabanu, […]

This initiative for students has sensitised 1.5 Cr people, saved 2.1 Cr units of power

‘Tata Power Club Enerji’, Tata Power’s national school outreach programme started in 2007, is highlighting the importance of conserving power and propagating efficient usage of energy. How it all began With demand for energy ever increasing, its effective management and conservation is the need of the hour. Taking consideration of this, Tata Power has started […]

Apple Slows Down Some Older iPhones To Deal With Ageing Batteries!

iPhone Battery Other than its high prices, what do you think the biggest complaint about an iPhone is? If you said “Battery”, you’re absolutely right! iPhones are not known for their battery life. But for Apple, lack of battery life is not a shortcoming, but a design decision! And this is when the phone and […]

This movement is changing childcare for orphans in India

A group of volunteers in three cities is making sure children without families grow up with care to become independent adults India has about two crore orphans, out of which on 0.3 percent are orphans in the traditional sense – where both parents have passed away. The rest are children who have been abandoned, rescued […]

Top technology trends predictions that will dominate 2018

While we kept hearing terms like AI, cloud, NLP and blockchain in 2017, these technologies will be bigger and better next year. 2017 has seen a number of disruptive technologies emerge and become the topics of discussion around boardroom tables all over the world. Technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), cloud, sophisticated security solution and […]

Univariety, an edtech startup, raises Rs 12.5 Cr from Info Edge

The startup aims to upgrade the product and develop stronger sales and marketing team with the funds raised. Univariety, an edtech startup that helps schools provide cutting-edge career and college guidance to their students, on Wednesday announced an investment worth Rs 12.5 crore from Info Edge. Univariety provides products, services, and counseling to students, schools, […]

Indus OS raises $4 M from Omidyar Network, Ventureast, and JSW Ventures

The funds will be used to accelerate brand partnerships, user acquisition, and new product development. Indus OS, India’s homegrown smartphone operating system, and native applications platform, on Thursday announced a pre-series B round of $4 million from existing investors Omidyar Network, Ventureast, and JSW Ventures. This latest round takes Indus OS’ total funding to $13 […]

This Mumbai woman is making zero-waste life a reality

Meera Shah, a 31-year-old physiotherapist from Mumbai, is setting an example for many. Taking it as her social responsibility, she is on a mission to live a zero-waste life. She has also convinced her family to do the same. For Meera, a zero-waste life goes hand in hand with minimalistic living. For instance, she hasn’t shopped for clothes […]

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