Weekly Report: Bessemer raises India fund; slice becomes unicorn; CRED and upGrad make acquisitions. Business Today

Weekly Report: Bessemer raises India fund; slice becomes unicorn; CRED and upGrad make acquisitions. Business Today

INDIA NEWS: US-based Venture Capital firm Bessemer Venture partners has announced this week its first India-focused fund. It launched a $220 million dedicated fund for the country and appointed Nithin Kaimal as Chief Operating Officer for its India arm. Bessemer opened its India office in Bangalore more than 15 years ago and has invested in…

How India’s urbanization will succeed in Coimbatore and Indore. Not Mumbai and Delhi

How India’s urbanization will succeed in Coimbatore and Indore. Not Mumbai and Delhi

Illustration: Manisha Yadav | ThePrint Text size: City rankings are a flourishing business. This week’s Economist Intelligence Unit released its latest report on the most expensive and cheapest cities. Ahmedabad figures in the Top 10 of the latter, in the undistinguished company of places like battered Damascus and Tripoli. The government had earlier published its…

You can’t miss the final Solar Eclipse in 2021: Watch live streaming, timings, visibility, and more at The Indian Express

You can’t miss the final Solar Eclipse in 2021: Watch live streaming, timings, visibility, and more at The Indian Express

. Kochi Updated: December 4, 2021 1: 55: 58 pm A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon comes in between the Sun and the Earth. (Wikimedia Commons) The only total solar eclipse of 2021 will take place today and if you can travel to Antarctica, you may be able to witness the celestial event. Partially…

Pakistan will allow Afghan trucks to transport wheat and life-saving drugs from India through Afghanistan

Pakistan will allow Afghan trucks to transport wheat and life-saving drugs from India through Afghanistan

. Two months after India requested Pakistan to send aid via the land route to Afghanistan, Islamabad informed New Delhi that “Afghan trucks” would be allowed to transport wheat and other life-saving medications. The decision was communicated by Pakistan’s Foreign ministry in Islamabad to Indian diplomats. A statement by Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry said, “With a…

PM (Manmohan) asking Cabinet on Agusta threw us to wolves: Michel

PM (Manmohan) asking Cabinet on Agusta threw us to wolves: Michel

December 4 will mark three years since British arms agent Christian Michel was extradited from Dubai as the most high-profile suspect in the alleged bribery scam linked to the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland helicopter deal. He has been in an ongoing legal battle with the investigating agencies to get bail, and has refused to give up…

Coronavirus India News LIVE Updates: 12 Omicron suspects admitted to Delhi’s LNJP hospital, say sources

Coronavirus India News LIVE Updates: 12 Omicron suspects admitted to Delhi’s LNJP hospital, say sources

INDIA NEWS: Business News>News>Newsblogs>Coronavirus India News LIVE Updates: 16000 passengers from ‘at-risk’ countries tested for Covid & 18 found positive; genome sequencing for Omicron underway LIVE BLOG Economic Times | 03 Dec, 2021 | 05. 42PM IST A preliminary study by South African scientists suggests the Omicron variant is three times more likely to cause…

India targets extra spending of $39.87 bln for pandemic relief

India targets extra spending of $39.87 bln for pandemic relief

Security personnel stand guard next to barricades outside the Parliament where annual budget is being presented in New Delhi, India, February 1, 2021. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com NEW DELHI, Dec 3 (Reuters) – The Indian government sought parliamentary approval on Friday for net extra spending of $39. 87…

Omicron Coronavirus India LIVE

Omicron Coronavirus India LIVE

– A medic administers a dose of Covid-19 vaccine at a camp in Imphal, Manipur. (PTI/File) Omicron Covid Variant Live Updates: Top Indian genome scientists have recommended a booster dose of Covid-19 vaccines for those above 40 years with preference to high-risk and high-exposure population. According to PTI, the recommendation was made in the weekly…

26 new green express highways to make India’s road network robust: Gadkari

26 new green express highways to make India’s road network robust: Gadkari

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari, during the Agenda AajTak 21, said the Modi government is building around 26 new green express highways, which will make the road network stronger in the country. Gadkari stated that roads can bring prosperity to a country and that the government has established some key targets…

INDIA NEWS: India inches towards inclusion in big bond indices

INDIA NEWS: India inches towards inclusion in big bond indices

INDIA NEWS: Its careful approach to capital flows accords with economists’ newfound caution A WAVE OF passive capital flows is the handsome prize for countries that secure a place in major bond indices. India seems to have this possibility. Many analysts expect part of its government-bond market to enter indices compiled by Bloomberg, a data…

INDIA NEWS: India’s Oct 1

INDIA NEWS: Highlights Early crushing in western region helps growth Unseasonal Rains Slow Crushing in North India Mills await prices to cross 21 cents/lb for exports India’s sugar production rose 9.8% to 4. 72 million mt until Nov. 30 since the start of the current crushing season from Oct. 1, compared with 4.3 million mt…

INDIA NEWS: Centre lists urgent needs after Omicron detection in India. Here is a link to Livemint

INDIA NEWS: Centre lists urgent needs after Omicron detection in India. Here is a link to Livemint

INDIA NEWS: . Home / News / India / After Omicron detection in India, Centre lists out need of the hour. Read here PremiumIncreased Covid-19 vaccine uptake need of the hour, do not delay in getting fully vaccinated, says VK Paul, Member-Health, NITI Aayog 1 min read . Updated: 02 Dec 2021, 05: 40 PM…

INDIA NEWS: 5 things to know for Dec. 2: SCOTUS, Federal funding, Coronavirus, India, Michigan

INDIA NEWS: 5 things to know for Dec. 2: SCOTUS, Federal funding, Coronavirus, India, Michigan

INDIA NEWS: (CNN) Inflation is generally not something to be happy about, but it can have unexpected benefits for some Americans. homeowners might see their homes increase in value ,, while their monthly payments remain the same. This is what you need to Get up to speed and continue with your . day. (You can…

INDIA NEWS: India revises guidelines for international travellers effective 1 Dec. Check details

INDIA NEWS: India revises guidelines for international travellers effective 1 Dec. Check details

INDIA NEWS: Home / News / India / India revises guidelines for international travellers effective 1 Dec. Check details PremiumIndia has reported two cases of omicron variant of coronavirus, the government said in a briefing today (AP) 2 min read . Updated: 02 Dec 2021, 05: 02 PM IST Livemint For travellers coming from at-risk…

INDIA NEWS: India’s Serum Institute exports first Novavax shot

INDIA NEWS: India’s Serum Institute exports first Novavax shot

INDIA NEWS: A vial and a syringe are seen in front of a displayed Novavax logo, in this illustration taken, November 27, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration NEW DELHI, Dec 1 (Reuters) – (This Nov. 30 story has been officially corrected to remove reference to COVAX from headline and lead after Indian government clarifies it was a…

INDIA NEWS: India has detected 6 Covid cases in screening 11 passengers from ‘at risk’ countries. Livemint

INDIA NEWS: India has detected 6 Covid cases in screening 11 passengers from ‘at risk’ countries. Livemint

INDIA NEWS: – Home / News / India / India detects 6 Covid cases on screening passengers of 11 flights from ‘at-risk’ countries. Read here PremiumPassengers at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, in Mumbai on Wednesday. (ANI Photo) 3 min read . Updated: 01 Dec 2021, 10: 42 PM IST Livemint The new rules…

INDIA NEWS: India November trade deficit at record $23.27 billion

INDIA NEWS: India November trade deficit at record $23.27 billion

INDIA NEWS: INDIA NEWS: India’s merchandise exports rose to $29. 88 billion for the month from $23. 62 billion in the same period last year, while imports rose to $53. 15 billion in November from $33. 81 billion last year. Reuters December 01, 2021 / 10: 01 PM IST INDIA NEWS: Representative Image India posted…

INDIA NEWS: Manisha Kalyan, Indian footballer, says that sharing a pitch with Formiga was huge

INDIA NEWS: Manisha Kalyan, Indian footballer, says that sharing a pitch with Formiga was huge

INDIA NEWS: *Manisha Kalyan scored India’s first goal against Brazil at the senior league level a few days ago. Manisha, a Mugowal villager in Punjab’s Hoshiarpur region, scored the equalizer for India in eighth minute. Leticia was Brazil’s goalkeeper. For half an hour, it remained at 1-1. The Indian team lost 1-6 to Manaus in…

INDIA NEWS: India beat Belgium 1-0 to enter semifinals, on course to defend Junior Hockey WC title

INDIA NEWS: India beat Belgium 1-0 to enter semifinals, on course to defend Junior Hockey WC title

INDIA NEWS: Indian players showed composure beyond their age and something that is fast becoming a key characteristic of the national teams, senior and junior. (Hockey India/Twitter) It’s hard to fault Belgium’s meticulous homework. For almost 15 minutes before the push-back, their penalty corner specialists flicked fast, knee-high shots at their two goalkeepers, preparing them…

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