Ratul Narain -- the entrepreneur behind Bempu -- tells Rediff.com's Shobha Warrier that despite the challenges and frustrations, he is living his dream. Ratul Narain was born and brought up in America. As a child he travelled the world. He studied at an Ivy League college like Stanford. He worked for an organisation like Johnson & Johnson. And he gave it all up to move to India and reduce infant mortality, especially in rural areas, by putting his skills as a biomechanical engineer with ... Rediff.com, 19 hours ago
The famous Mughal Gardens of Rashtrapati Bhavan will this year have special roses named after President Pranab Mukherjee and his wife Suvra Mukherjee. This is the first time a special rose is named after a President. While the rose named after Mukherjee is ...Deccan Herald, 2 weeks ago
United States President Donald Trump has given a makeover to the Oval Office within hours of moving in to the White House as he reinstalled a bust of former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and introduced some other changes. The bust was removed to outside the Treaty Room in the private residence of the White House from the Oval Office in 2009 under Trump’s predecessor Barack Obama. The move had sparked conservative ire early in Obama’s administration. Trump, however, has ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago Trump gives Oval Office a makeover, reinstalls Churchill bust Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
We follow Startup funding deals quite closely and while 2016 did not pan out as good as 2015 in terms of number and amount of funding deals struck in India, there were quite a few companies that raised some eye-popping amount. Over 8 Indian startups raised ...Trak.in, 1 month ago
IMAGE: AAP workers protest against demonetisation in Patna, November 28, 2016. Photograph: PTI Photo 'We have the political will to take this to the very end.''But what eventually happens depends on the effectiveness, honesty and missionary zeal of the officialdom in the frontline of the battle against corruption,' says S Muralidharan. Three weeks into the demonetisation, the picture that comes to my mind is of a 19th century thought experiment involving a box, some air molecules and a demon ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
A hardware engineer, Rajan got a shock when a bank employee told him that one of the 10 notes of Rs 500 he had brought to deposit at the bank was a counterfeit. Embarrassed - at being fooled as well as being possibly taken for a criminal, Rajan first argued ...Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
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