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Education tech firms corner almost all $100 mn bracket funds post Covid

Written by Pranav Mukul , Sandeep Singh | New Delhi | Updated: October 19, 2020 7:21:19 am Byju Raveendran From school students to working professionals, the pandemic has created a large addressable market for start-ups in education tech, or ed-tech, which saw a significant interest from private equity and venture capitalist investors over the last […]

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Grocery store, restaurant, fans: Indian shuttlers play safe in Denmark bubble

Written by Shivani Naik | Mumbai | Updated: October 19, 2020 7:45:45 am The shuttlecock feeder at Denmark Open. (BadmintonPhoto.com) THIS BIO-BUBBLE allowed shuttlers in Odense for the Denmark Open to step out to a grocery store or a restaurant — and up to 500 spectators inside the competition hall. The unique arrangement was what […]

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2,503 fresh Covid cases, 29 more die in 24 hours

By: Express News Service | Lucknow | October 19, 2020 3:52:59 am While Lucknow is at the top of the list with 3,787 active cases, Kanpur Nagar is the next with 1774 active patients. (Representational) WITH 2,503 persons testing positive for coronavirus infection in the past 24 hours, the total count of the cases in […]

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Kotkhai rape and murder case: Solved twice in 3 years, and now a fresh fight for justice

Shimla | October 19, 2020 1:41:59 am A medal that the victim had won in her school. (Archive photos) (Written by Gagan) Last week, the mother of a 16-year-old girl, who was found raped and murdered in a forest in Shimla district in 2017, withdrew a criminal writ petition from the Supreme Court after it […]

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Troubled DHFL’s jailed promoter Kapil Wadhawan offers to settle all claims, loans

MUMBAI: Kapil Wadhawan, the jailed promoter of troubled Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Ltd (DHFL), has offered to settle all claims and loans of his now insolvent non-bank lender. Wadhawan has written to the administrator appointed by the Reserve Bank of India offering his rights, title and interest in at least 10 projects that he claims […]

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Commissioner inspects Siruvani treatment plant

Corporation Commissioner P. Kumaravel Pandian recently inspected the Siruvani raw water treatment plant in Siruvani foothills. A release from the Corporation said TWAD Board operated the plant to treat and supply treated Siruvani water to the city, particularly West, South and Central zones. The Commissioner learnt about the treatment methodology. Corporation Executive Engineer T. Gnanavel […]

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Webinar held on literary arts of Viswanadha Satyanarayana

Writers, book lovers, poets and academicians participated in the webinar organised on the literary arts of Jnanpith Awardee Sri Viswanadha Satyanarayana on Sunday. The virtual programme was held in connection with the 44th death anniversary of Kavisaamrat Satyanarayana, said his grandson and advocate Viswanadha Satyanarayana. Retired IPS officer K. Aravinda Rao released the book ‘Kinnerasani […]

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In Buxar, new alliance math may upset old poll calculations

Buxar: The Buxar seat is expected to witness a close fight in the upcoming assembly elections, with Nitish Kumar’s JDU back with the BJP, after the Congress won the constituency comfortably in 2015 with support from the JDU and the RJD. BJP has fielded Parshuram Choubey, a new face, while Congress has renominated sitting MLA […]