Monday, 4 July, 2022

Topic: startups

Can India be the next space startup haven, or will China beat us to it?

India and China are competing in the world economy for many things, one of them being the private space industry. There have been over...

35-year-old unknown Chinese entrepreneur creates the world’s most valuable startup

Bytedance Ltd is on its way to a more than $75 billion valuation, a price tag that surpasses Uber Technologies Inc.

Meet the 24 year old who built a $5 billion hotel startup in five years

Ritesh Agarwal model combines a reservation site with a full stack of services for small hoteliers who want to up their game.

The US business whiz-kid is likely a 45-year-old, at least 15 years older than India’s

The founders of the fastest-growing American startups are well into their 40s, while the domestic landscape is dominated by youth.  

Startups fear that Trump’s tariffs will stifle the next Apple

Unlike larger companies, American startups fear they will not be able to cover up for the losses due to Trump's tariffs.

Only a political startup can crush India’s anti-prosperity machine

India’s rulers have changed, but the rules have not. Without smashing the anti-prosperity machine, we are not going to become free and prosperous. Poverty is...

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Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.


Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.