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Speakers, Entrepreneurs and Investors Selected for the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit. 18.11.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The 8th edition of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) is being co-hosted by the United States and India in Hyderabad, November 28-30, 2017, for which 1,500 individuals have been selected to participate. This is the first time the Summit is being held in South Asia. Since 2010, the GES has travelled to Washington D.C., Istanbul, Dubai, Marrakech, Nairobi, Kuala Lumpur, Silicon Valley.
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Karnataka bets big on Artificial Intelligence, Big Data 16.11.2017 Hindu: Home
Drones that monitor crop health and medical devices for early detection of cancer are among AI-based innovations on display at Bengaluru Tech Summit 2017
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Tiffin4Me, a meal subscription service, delivers home cooked food 16.11.2017 Hindu: Thiruvananthapuram
Meal subscription service Tiffin4Me delivers home cooked food daily to your home or your office
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The world is looking at these young Indian entrepreneurs to shake things up 16.11.2017 Rediff: GetAhead
All eyes on the Forbes 30 Under 30 Class of 2018.
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Oska Pulse Wearable Pain Relief Device Now Available on Amazon 16.11.2017 New Kerala: World News
Oska Pulse Wearable Pain Relief Device Now Available on Amazon
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UC Browser vanishes from Google Play Store 15.11.2017 Latest News
The browser is quite popular in India with a user base of almost 100 million
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Digital Medicine 2.0: The Future is in Policymaking, Paying and Protecting 12.11.2017 New Kerala: World News
Digital Medicine 2.0: The Future is in Policymaking, Paying and Protecting
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Study shows air, noise pollution in Mangaluru was within limits 11.11.2017 Deccan Herald - News
A scientific study of pollution conducted by the city-based Anti-Pollution Drive (APD) Foundation has revealed that the period covering Diwali was largely pollution-free in Mangaluru. The study, which was conducted over four days covering pre and post-Diwali period, has confirmed vehicular and industrial pollution as the larger threat to citizens health. APD Foundation conducted the multi-location study in association with St Georges Homeopathy. The samples for the study were collected at Alvares Road in Kadri, Gokarnatheshwara Temple Dwara in Kudroli, Land Link Township in Konchady and Pai Compound in Urva Stores. The drive was carried out on four days starting from October 16 and 17 (days prior to Diwali), 18 October (day of Diwali) and October 19 ( a day after Diwali). One Earth Enviro Labs, a specialised laboratory, was engaged in collecting the data and analysing the values. This study had become significant after the apex court banned a few types of firecrackers keeping in view the noise and air ...
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GE Healthcare partners with UE LifeSciences 9.11.2017 deccanherald.com
MedTech startup UE LifeSciences on Thursday announced its partnership with GE Healthcare to distribute its handheld medical device iBreaseExam (iBE) in over 25 countries across South Asia, South-East Asia and Africa. UE LifeSciences has designed and developed the device specifically for large scale use in the developing world. Mihir Shah, founder and CEO of UE LifeSciences, said, "One in 28 women gets diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime, and 5-year survival rate is a poor 52% in India. This mobile breast health solution is designed for use by primary health workers, obstetricians and gynecologists to identify breast abnormalities." The cost of the device is Rs 5-6 lakh. GE Healthcare will take this device across to enable early detection of breast cancer. In partnership with private healthcare, government institutions and non-profits, so far, over 75,000 women have been screened. "We are partnering with J&K government and also Rajasthan government, and will be screening women. As part of our ...
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Price controls will devalue healthcare system in India: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw 9.11.2017 Business Standard: Companies & Industry
Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, chairman and managing director of Biocon has called on the Centre to be careful in controlling prices of drugs and equipment saying that this could potentially impact the quality of healthcare in India. "I think there is an affordability price-point which people need to understand and that is the debate we are not having. Just by forcing pricing on hospital services and drugs, what is happening today? There is a drug shortage, poor quality drug being offered. If you want cheap (more price control) you will devalue the entire healthcare system in India. I think the cost of healthcare in India is the lowest in the world and let us not forget that. You are not going to have quality stents and implants to use in surgery, are not you doing a disservice to patients," said Shaw. She was talking to reporters here at an event to announce GE Healthcare's partnership with medtech startup UE LifeSciences. National Pharmaceuticals Pricing Authority (NPPA) has recently ...
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The Duchess of Cornwall Spotted Dawning the Wellness Aura at SOUKYA 6.11.2017 New Kerala: Business India
BANGALORE: Her Royal Highness Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall, wife of The Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, is once again back at Dr. Issac Mathai's SOUKYA International Holistic Health Centre, Bangalore (India) with family and friends.
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'Complicated tax rules hindering startups' growth' 4.11.2017 Deccan Herald - Business
The Indian startup ecosystem has emerged as the third largest in the world with its eclectic spread in the tech domain. In a chat with N V Vijayakumar and Mamta Bhardwaj of DH, Nasscom President R Chandrasekhar says the Indian startup ecosystem is maturing and making an impact. Edited excerpts: How far has the Indian startup ecosystem traversed? India has emerged as the third largest startup ecosystem in the world with a focus on domain solutions for verticals like healthcare, agriculture, and education. Nasscom will continue its drive towards catalysing deep tech start-ups, build category leaders and support startups to create for India. The Zinnov-Nasscom report on Indian Start-up Ecosystem â€" Traversing the maturity cycle states that India added over 1,000 startups this year and registered an overall growth of 7%. It has now achieved a maturity cycle over a period of time. The total number of technology startups reached 5,200 during the current year, and India is facing intense ...
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Private hospitals in Mysuru close outpatient consultation, diagnostics 4.11.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
Emergency wings of private hospitals and ICUs functioned as usual
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Indian startup scene maturing 2.11.2017 Deccan Herald - Business
The National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) on Thursday said the Indian startup ecosystem is maturing, driven by young, diverse and inclusive entrepreneurial landscape. President R Chandrashekhar, who released the Zinnov-Nascom report 'Indian Start-up Ecosystem - Traversing the maturity cycle' as part of the Nasscom Product Conclave, here said India has added over 1,000 startups this year, and registered an overall growth of 7%. "India has emerged as the third largest startup ecosystem in the world, with a focus on domain solutions for verticals like healthcare, agriculture, and education. Nasscom will continue its drive towards catalysing deep tech startups, build category leaders and support startups to create for India," he said. The reports states that there has been a shift in funds from seed stage to early and growth stage startups. While seed stage funding has dropped by 53%, early and growth stage funds have gone up by 83% and 23%, respectively. With FinTech and ...
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Over 1,000 tech startups added in 2017: Nasscom 2.11.2017 Deccan Herald - Business
The country has seen an addition of over 1,000 startups this year, strengthening its position as the third largest startup ecosystem across the world, amidst intensifying competition from countries like UK and Israel. This takes the total number of technology startups to nearly 5,200, according to the Nasscom Startup Report. It further said that the country is witnessing a rapid rise in the business to business startups focused on verticals like health tech, fintech, e-commerce and aggregators. While Bengaluru, Delhi and Mumbai retained their position as the key start-up hubs in India, 20 percent of the start-ups emerged from tier II and III cities, the report noted. "India is one of the fastest growing start-up landscape in the world and every major accelerator, investor, angel group, is participating in becoming a part of this growth journey. "Today, Indian ecosystem is flooded with innovative ideas and needs the right channel and guidance in terms of acceleration, scaling up and funding," Raman Roy, ...
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Bharti AXA General Insurance launches ‘Smart Super Health’ for its customers 2.11.2017 Central Chronicle
Agencies, Mumbai Bharti AXA General Insurance, the private general insurance joint venture between Bharti Enterprises... more »
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Duchess of Cornwall in city 30.10.2017 deccanherald.com

Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall and wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, is in the city.

She, along with her family and friends, visited Soukya Holistic Health Centre run by Dr Isaac Mathai.

Dr Mathai has been a holistic health consultant for the British Royal Family for the past 10 years. Camilla took part in Homeopathy, Naturopathy, Ayurveda and customised sessions.

She planted a Plumeira (a flowering plant) on the Holy Trinity Chapel in the compound within Soukya.

Prince Charles and the Duchess will soon meet the prime minister.

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‘Internet of Things will create jobs for youth’ 30.10.2017 Hindu: News
A.P. Innovation Society and iB Hubs conduct workshop
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'We are innovating for global and local markets' 28.10.2017 Deccan Herald - Business
Philips Innovation Campus (PIC), Bengaluru, the technology hub of Amsterdam-based Koninklijke Philips, is driving the innovation programme for the company to the next level. In an interaction with Deccan Herald's N V Vijayakumar, PIC Chief Executive Officer Srinivas Prasad explains how the company is focusing on solutions, platforms and AI to find solutions for local Indian healthcare industry that will have global implications. Edited excerpts: What is your take on the Indian healthcare industry? The Indian healthcare industry is at the cusp of a transformation. The healthcare challenges and the demographics in India pose a very unique opportunity for innovation which will have global application. The Indian healthcare market is expected to touch $280 billion by 2020. The environment has changed over the years with a shift happening to value-based care. People are now more aware and concerned about their health than ever before. We see more democratisation of healthcare and patients have a greater say ...
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Suresh Prabhu discusses bilateral trade issues with US 28.10.2017 New Kerala: India News
Washington DC [USA], October 28 : Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu has had a productive discussion with US Trade Representative, Ambassador Robert Lighthizer and his team at the 11th Trade Policy Forum (TPF) meeting in Washington DC.
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