Approvals to start-ups for tax sops multiply as govt softens stand

    NEW DELHI, AUGUST 18:   Faced with criticism over the slow pace of approvals to start-ups for tax sops, the government has speeded-up the process with as many as 55 ventures getting the go-ahead in the on-going fiscal so far as opposed to just 10 approved in the last financial year. “Approvals will be even faster […]

    WVIK collecting Q-C stories for podcasts

    Lacy Scarmana, of WVIK, Quad Cities NPR, is the producer of the radio station’s newest podcast, The Great Quad Cities Listen. The program will collect, preserve and share area residents’ stories. Scarmana, an Iowa Broadcast News Association award winner who, as digital curator, helped WVIK take second place from the Illinois Associated Press Broadcasters Association […]

    It’s Raining Money For AgriTech Startups: EM3 Agri And Crofarm Raise Funding

    In a country with 157.35 Mn hectares of agricultural land, about 250 oddagritech startups are working to support a cultivating population of over 118.9 Mn. With the aim of improving the efficiency and output of the farming process, these startups are together shouldering the ambitious task of revolutionising the agriculture industry in India. Two agritech startups i.e. EM3 Agri […]

    Experience in the squad sets up this Indian team for overseas success

    Jadeja currently has 438 points among the all-rounders while Shakib has 431 points. There is a bit of déjà vu about this Sri Lankan tour. The hosts are still a bruised and battered, terribly weak ened outfit and there is a discerna ble gulf in quality from the visiting side, never mind the fight-back from Dimuth Karunaratne […]

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    This weird moon of Saturn has some essential ingredients for life

    If you were going to cook up life on another world, Titan is the place to do it. Saturn’s largest moon is rich with carbon, nitrogen and hydrogen — elements required by all living organisms on Earth. It has two types of wet ingredients — an ocean of water underground and lakes of liquid methane on the surface. And it’s flush […]

    Seed funding slows for Silicon Valley startups

    The bloom is off seed funding, the business of providing money to brand-new startups, as investors take a more measured approach to financing emerging U.S. technology companies. Seed-stage financing has been sliding for the last two years, with the number of transactions down about 40 percent since the peak in mid-2015, data show. Dollar investments […]

    Organizers say new format for Harford Farm Fair was a success

    Kloe Patrick of Darlington found a comfortable spot to relax Friday at the Harford County Farm Fair. The 30th annual fair wrapped up Saturday night. (MATT BUTTON/THE AEGIS/Baltimore Sun) he 2017 Harford County Farm Fair, with its extended schedule and new events, was a major hit with exhibitors, volunteers and the community on its 30th […]