TUV Rheinland earmarks €30-m investment in India

Having achieved high double-digit revenue growth rates in India over the last few years, TUV Rheinland India, a subsidiary of the €1.9-billion TUV Rheinland Group, Germany, has earmarked an investment of over €30 million in the Indian market over the next few years, a top executive told BusinessLine. The company, a major player in testing, training, […]

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Goldman Sachs studying whether to trade in bitcoins: Report

Goldman Sachs is exploring whether to launch a trading venture in bitcoin in response to client demand, a person familiar with the matter said on Monday. Goldman’s consideration of the digital currency could give bitcoin a boost at a time when it is under criticism in China and by some large banks. Goldman is looking […]

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Tendulkar, Sindhu call off proposed investment in health-tech startup CallHealth

Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar and India’s top female shuttler PV Sindhu have called off their proposed investment in Hyderabad-based healthcare services aggregator CallHealth Services Pvt. Ltd. “As a startup, we engage with like-minded individuals and institutions to partner with us in our journey. In this instance with Mr Tendulkar, the investment conversation did not fructify. […]

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Protests resume after 80 arrests in St. Louis unrest

A racially mixed crowd of demonstrators locked arms and marched quietly through downtown St. Louis Monday morning to protest the acquittal of a white former police officer in the killing of a black suspect, following another night of unrest and more than 80 arrests. The latest action follows three days of peaceful protests and three […]

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Samsung Pay launch in France seems imminent

Back in May this year, there were reports that Samsung will launch its mobile payments service Pay sometime in September. It was also said that the service will arrive along with a new smartphone. And now, it looks the the launch is about to happen. Firstly because the Samsung Pay app has started arriving on compatible handsets […]

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4 Places in and around your home where mosquitoes breed

Mosquitoes are one of the most prevalent and troublesome menaces that come with rains in India. This is a particularly rampant problem in places like Bengal, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, and areas towards the North East as these environments are favourable for mosquito breeding. Yet, other areas too, witness issues like stagnant water and poor drainage, which […]

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