Indian Startup Process 9 Eyes $2.5 Billion Language Translation Vertical

29th September 2015

Gurgaon-based startup Process 9, a software firm providing localisation solutions including translation and transliteration across 9 Indian languages, on Monday said it is eyeing the $1-$2.5 billion language translation market opportunity in India. “While the translation market opportunity for the world stands at $40 billion (roughly Rs. 2,64,314 crores), India stands at approximately $1-$2.5 billion (roughly Rs. 6,607 crores – Rs. 16,519 crores). Our solution will not only aid businesses…

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Indian Railways Knowledge Portal Launched

29th September 2015

Railways Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu on Monday launched “Indian Railway Knowledge Portal” for dissemination of information about the Indian railroads. “Knowledge, innovation and research plays a very important role in any organisation; the spread of knowledge must be such that whole society contributes towards the development of the nation,” Prabhu said at an event to launch the web-based portal. According to the ministry, the initiative is in line with the…

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Mumbai Central to be first station to get Google’s wi-fi network

28th September 2015

RailTel ties up with Google to set up Wi-Fi network at 400 railway stations RailTel Corporation of India, a PSU under the Ministry of Railways, said that it has partnered with Google to set up a high-speed Wi-Fi network at 400 stations across the country. As a part of this engagement, Mumbai Central is the first station where the Wi-Fi design prototype is being set up and validated and is…

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First French airstrikes destroy IS training camp in Syria

28th September 2015

The future of Syria cannot be with Bashar al-Assad, says French President Francois Hollande. Six French jet fighters targeted and destroyed an Islamic State training camp in eastern Syria, President Francois Hollande said on Sunday, making good on a promise to go after the group that the President has said is planning attacks against several countries, including France. The airstrikes were the first in Syria by France as it expands…

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Topless Women Protest On Stage In A Conference Held To Discuss If Wives Should Be Beaten

15th September 2015

When radical groups make decisions about your life, you are required to make a radical move. Two women protestors stormed on a Muslim conference in the suburbs of Paris and tore their robes apart. The slogans on their bare chest read, ‘No one makes me submit’ and ‘No one subjugates me.’ According to The Speaking Tree, the protestors belonged to the hardcore feminist group Femen and were protesting against the conference…

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The 11 Best Shopping Sites You’ve Never Heard Of

As you’re browsing Pinterest, Instagram or Tumblr, trying to procrastinate from whatever pressing homework you probably should have done already, it’s common to come across a shopping site you’ve never heard of. How can you know if a particular site is legit? Who even has time to research to find out? Luckily, you have us at Her Campus to do it for you. We love online shopping just as much…

28th August 2015
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Amazon expands Prime Now, offers US alcohol for first time

SAN FRANCISCO: Amazon.com will begin delivering wine, beer and spirits to US customers for the first time as part of its speedy delivery service, Prime Now. The online retailer is expanding Prime Now, its one and two-hour service, to Seattle, where the company is headquartered, and offering alcohol deliveries there.Amazon Prime, the company’s $99 per year shopping membership programme, offers free two-day delivery on millions of items. It is a…

28th August 2015
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Here’s Why Our Generation Is Scared To Get Married

In the generation preceding ours, arranged marriages were the norm. Where marriage entailed finding a suitable candidate whom the family approved of for the couple to embark on adulthood together. But times have changed, and so have our attitudes towards holy matrimony. Millennials have lost faith in the sanctity of marriage. With an increase in divorce rates, incidences of cheating partners and people opting for live-in relationships, for most young people marriage…

17th August 2015
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Take note: Your cash could carry bacteria that cause dysentry, finds new study

Paid for something in cash recently? You might want to wash your hands. A recent Indian study has found that several disease-causing micro-organisms have been found on bank notes used for daily transactions, reported The Indian Express. The study was conducted by scientists at the Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology in Delhi which has reportedly found DNA footprints of at least 78 disease-causing micro-organisms on bank notes of denominations…

13th August 2015
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Sundar Pichai Is The New Google CEO. Here Is All You Need To Know About Him

In a significant restructuring at Google, India-born Sundar Pichai, 43, has been named a new CEO at Google. In a surprise announcement, Larry Page gave details of the formation of a new parent company Alphabet Inc which will replace Google as the publicly-traded entity and all shares of Google will automatically convert into the same number of shares of Alphabet, with all of the same rights. Source: Reuters   Pichai who was previously in-charge…

12th August 2015
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