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EarlySalary: New startup is here to disburse salary into you account

The fintech start-up has entered into partnerships with over 200 large companies in the country to offer salary advances to their employees

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Power of data science: Tamil Nadu ties up with IIT Madras for data-driven governance

State government seeks to tap the power of AI and Blockchain technologies in areas of health, education and agriculture

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Ashok Leyland ups shareholding in Optare to 99.08% to help arm slash debt burden

UK-based bus maker Optare has said its parent company Hinduja flagship Ashok Leyland (ALL) has increased its shareholding in Optare to 99.08% from 98.31% during 2017-2018 to convert Optare’s debt to equity, resulting in sig

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IPAB rejects plea against iPhone’s Apple logo and trademark

In a reprieve to Apple, the Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB) has dismissed a rectification application by Tamil Nadu-based iVoice Ventures, seeking removal of the former’s trademark that combines ‘iPhone word-

iPhone, Apple logo, Apple trademark, iVoice, iPhone with Apple logo, USPTO Tamil Nadu News

Aye Finance: This startup claims to have grown 350% annually, plans pan India expansion

Aye Finance plans to open new branches, service more business clusters and have a pan-India presence

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Walmart seeks patent for drones to deliver products

Walmart, in the patent application, said in a modern retail environment, there is a need to improve the customer service and one aspect of that is delivery of products.

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TOPXIGHT Labs: A startup creating companies to transform industries

This start-up studio has launched five firms operating in sectors such as sports, synthetic vision, financial services, music and cyber security.

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Post Unicorn tag, Freshworks plans to invest on products, expand internationally

Girish Mathrubootham, founder and CEO of Chennai-based SaaS firm Freshworks has said the focus for him now will be to invest on products and expand internationally.

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Water recycling: VA Tech Wabag bullish on West Asia, Africa markets

Chennai-headquartered pure-play water technology company VA Tech Wabag is betting big on the West Asian and African markets as these regions have limited freshwater and the only way to meet demand is either by desalinating se

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TCS sees BFSI growth story sustainable in medium term

Country's largest IT services company Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), bouyed by its BFSI turnaround in the first quarter of FY19, has said the growth of the vertical is sustainable at least in the medium term as the banking,

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Facilio: Buildings on autopilot

As a facilities optimisation platform, Facilio uses IoT and AI to drive sustainable operational efficiency across commercial real estate portfolios.

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Tamil Nadu raising $600 million from Phoenix of Luxembourg

The Tamil Nadu government is raising around $600 million (about Rs 4,000 crore) as investment from Phoenix SA of Luxembourg through its asset management company (AMC) Tamil Nadu Infrastructure Fund Management Corporation (TNI

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Facing NPA heat, Karur Vysya Bank and Lakshmi Vilas Bank plan to raise capital

Hit by growing bad assets, two private sector lenders from southern India —Karur Vysya Bank (KVB) and Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) — on Tuesday announced their plans to raise capital.

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Secur Credentials: This start-up has signed up clients in the retail and e-commerce space

This start-up, which got listed on NSE last year, has signed up clients in the retail and e-commerce space.

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With Lanco in NCLT, Tamil Nadu scouting for new contractor for Rs 5,421-crore project

The Tamil Nadu government is looking to apppoint a new EPC contractor for its Rs 5,421-crore Ennore Thermal Power Station (ETPS) expansion project that has been stalled mid-way because of the invsolvency case against Lanco In

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CavinKare plans IPO for 2020

CavinKare registered a turnover of Rs 1,600 crore for FY18 compared with Rs 1,300 crore logged a year ago.

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Economic turmoil in Turkey hits Redington’s overseas business

Chennai-based IT and lifestyle product supplier Redington, popular for being one of the iPhone distributors in India, said its overseas business during financial year 2018 had been impacted by economic turmoil in Turkey.

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PHI Commerce: Winning over the fence-sitters

The PayPhi eCOD interface sends SMS and email notifications to consumers to make digital payments on delivery.

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Lithium to raise $8 million from IFC

Lithium Urban Technologies (Lithium), the Bengaluru-based electric vehicle (EV) cab provider to corporate sector, is raising close to $8 million from International Finance Corporation (IFC), the multilateral lending arm of th

Lithium Urban Technologies (Lithium), the Bengaluru-based electric vehicle (EV) cab provider to corporate sector, is raising close to $8 million from International Finance Corporation (IFC) News

Google secures Indian patent for image identification

Google claims the method includes identifying the named entity, retrieving images associated with the entity and performing face-detection on the retrieved images to detect faces in the retrieved images, where a face detectio

The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) today stayed an order of the Competition Commission that imposed a penalty of Rs 136 crore on Google for unfair business practices in online search market. News

Indian, Russian firms ink 7 MoUs for components

The ministry of defence had earlier identified 48 items, covering all the major platforms, which can be made in India with Russian collaboration.

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BEL plans to invest Rs 2,500 cr to set up two plants

BEL CMD MV Gowtama told FE that the company was in the process of setting up two plants, at Anantapur and Machilipatnam in Andhra Pradesh.

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Mahindra inks two MoUs for sea planes and UAVs

Mahindra Defence, part of Mahindra and Mahindra Group, on Wednesday inked two MoUs to strengthen it defence footprint through partnerships.

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Bharat Forge bets big on artillery gun space

Bharat Forge (BFL), a major player in metal forming that serves several sectors including automotive, power, oil & gas, construction & mining, rail, marine and aerospace, after marking its footprint as the largest forging com

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AAHAA Stores: Making purchase of office supplies easy

The start-up’s target customers are banks, insurance firms, NBFCs, MNCs and IT firms which order multiple office supplies across their network of branches

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Foreign defence cos bet on products, partnerships to grow India business

Foreign defence manufacturing companies are betting big on innovative products and strategic partnerships as they gear up for the DefExpo 2018, slated to be held from April 11 to 14 in Chennai.

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TVS Motor gets patent for charging system for EVs

The securing of the patent by TVS Motor comes at a time when the auto industry is putting its heart and soul into making the transformation to electric mobility a seamless exercise.

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