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NIC plans Rs 5,000 cr VC fund for innovation

Jan 07, 2013

NIC plans Rs 5,000 cr VC fund for innovation

The fund, which has got seed money commitment from the government, will work on a commercial basis like any other fund but support enterprises which drive change at the bottom of the economic pyramid #Sam Pitroda #National Innovation Council #Startup #venture fund
Bumps, passenger weight to propel new Kolkata rickshaw

Jun 15, 2012

Bumps, passenger weight to propel new Kolkata rickshaw

A Kolkata engineer has designed a cycle-rickshaw that uses passenger load to push the vehicle and reduces the puller's drudgery by using bumps on the road for propulsion. #NewsTracker #Kolkata #Rickshaw #National Innovation Council

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Bumps, passenger weight to propel new Kolkata rickshaw

Sep 06, 2014

The EU's 'Eurafrica' roots

The European Union recently announced a $1.1bn "Pan-African initiative" aiming to integrate African countries with Europe. As the EU press release points out, the money will go to programmes that improve trade, set up election observation missions, e... #European Union #Europe #Africa #Alfred Nobel #Desmond Tutu
Bumps, passenger weight to propel new Kolkata rickshaw

Sep 04, 2014

DevelopSpringfield bids to buy Emerald City Cafe building in downtown Springfield for restaurant, office uses

The single proposal received for he tax-title property will be reviewed by a special committee consisting of city officials and a downtown representative. SPRINGFIELD – DevelopSpringfield , a nonprofit corporation formed to help revitalize the city, ... #European Union #Europe #Africa #Alfred Nobel #Desmond Tutu
Bumps, passenger weight to propel new Kolkata rickshaw

Sep 01, 2014

China posits threat from U.S. tech firms

BEIJING -- The Silicon Valley economy is hot these days, but U.S. tech firms are feeling a chill in China. Anti-monopoly investigators have raided Microsoft's China offices, and the government has banned Windows 8 from state computers. San Diego-base... #China #Silicon Valley #Beijing #IBM #Microsoft Corporation #Google Inc. #Facebook