• STARTUPS
    Sajan Pillai to set up US $75 million VC fund for startups

    Thiruvananthapuram: Sajan Pillai, former CEO of Kerala-based IT major UST Global, has announced plans to set up a $75 million venture capital fund to help startups. Pillai, who retired from the company early this year, said he will utilise his time now to help startups, with special focus on Kerala. “Startups here are faced with issues of […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Self-care is crucial to growth and success: 3 women entrepreneurs tell us how they do it

    Since time immemorial, women have been cast in the role of perennial caregivers. And somehow, the moment they try taking care of themselves, they are called selfish. In fact, many women themselves believe that self-care is selfish. In the last few years, with books, talks, and healthy discussions around self-care, women are gradually realising that is looking after yourself […]

  • QUOTES
    Teacher’s Day 2017: Inspirational quotes for those who helped us learn

    A teacher not only imparts knowledge and wisdom but also inspires and encourages students. (Source: Thinkstock Images) Being surrounded by enthusiastic energy bubbles sure is a full time job and being a teacher sure has it perks. However, constant interaction with children and trying to match their zeal can surely leave one drained. Being a […]

  • QUOTES
    Beyoncé’s Quotes About Motherhood Make Us Wish She’d Adopt Us!

    s there anything Beyoncé can’t do? The singer and her husband JAY-Z may have their hands full at home after welcoming twins, but the 35-year-old has shown that it’s nothing she can’t handle! And the unconditional love she’s showered on her children has made millions swoon. “There are no words that can express having a baby growing inside of […]

  • STARTUPS
    US tech start-ups see steady rebound from three-year low

    Despite that increase in the number of deals, the total dollars raised by startups is substantially down from a year earlier. Photo: Reuters After hitting a three year-low in March, business conditions for US start-ups are steadily improving. The Bloomberg US Startups Barometer, a weekly gauge that tracks the funding flowing into private technology companies […]

  • SUCCESS
    US declares success in key test of missile defence

    The US military scored an important success in a test of its oft-criticised missile-defence programme, destroying a mock warhead over the Pacific Ocean with an interceptor that is key to protecting US territory from a North Korean attack. Vice Admiral Jim Syring, director of the Pentagon agency in charge of developing the missile-defence system, called […]

  • SUCCESS
    US declares success in key test of missile defence

    The US ballistic missile-defence system launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base on Tuesday in California [Lucy Nicholson/Reuters] The US military scored an important success in a test of its oft-criticised missile-defence programme, destroying a mock warhead over the Pacific Ocean with an interceptor that is key to protecting US territory from a North Korean attack. […]

  • SUCCESS
    US leads the way in steel recycling success as UK lags behind

    The U.S. is setting a strong example that the U.K. must follow as it presses ahead with steel recycling and gives a boost to its domestic steelmaking industry, says the executive chairman of Liberty House Group. “It’s not rocket science to imagine that to recycle something is more competitive than to make it from scratch,” […]

  • SUCCESS
    Despite vaccination success, US still faces outbreaks

    This week, the World Health Organization kicks off World Immunization Week “to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease.” In the U.S., overall vaccination compliance remains high for many childhood immunizations, with at least 90 percent of children getting the recommended vaccinations on time for measles/mumps/rubella, polio and chickenpox, […]