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Lil’Goodness Launches Prebiotic Chocolate for Gut Health Improvement
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Lil’Goodness Launches Prebiotic Chocolate for Gut Health Improvement

Bengaluru,Sept. 25, 2020: ‘Lil'Goodness’, a Bangalore based children's’ food and nutrition start-up, launches India’s first ‘prebiotic’ chocolate. These first of its kind chocolates have prebiotic fibres, which activate healthy bacteria in the gut and improves the absorption of essential vitamins and minerals, therefore promoting better immunity and good health. Source: Lil Goodness The brand aims to empower millennial parents by  adding good for health ingredients like prebiotics into the ultimate fuss-free food for children, chocolates.  Lil Goodness seeks to revolutionize eating habits among children through a comprehensive ecosystem of fresh and packaged meal options integrated with technology to create awareness about healthy eating.  This prebiotic chocolate...
Wipro GE Healthcare and Indian Institute of Science Partner to Set Up Healthcare Innovation Lab
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Wipro GE Healthcare and Indian Institute of Science Partner to Set Up Healthcare Innovation Lab

Bangalore, Sept. 24, 2020: Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and Wipro GE Healthcare today announced the inauguration of an advanced center for innovation and research at the IISc campus in Bangalore- ‘WIPRO GE Healthcare - Computational and Data Sciences Collaborative Laboratory of Artificial Intelligence in Medical and Healthcare Imaging’. The facility, located at the Department of Computational and Data Sciences (CDS) of IISc, Bangalore, will work on the next level of healthcare diagnostics with deep learning technology, artificial intelligence and future-ready digital interfaces, to provide highly sophisticated diagnostic and medical image-reconstruction techniques and protocols for faster and better imaging. To start with, this facility will work with over fifty students and three f...
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Ten Commandments of Prevention of Heart Attack

Author: Dr Dilip Kumar, Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiologist and Device Specialist at Medica Superspecialty Hospital Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) have now become the leading cause of mortality in India. A quarter of all mortality is attributable to CVD. Ischemic heart disease and stroke are the predominant causes and are responsible for >80% of CVD deaths. Soon India is going to become the cardiovascular capital of the world. Besides the advancements in the treatment of coronary artery disease in last two decades the growing burden of this disease suggests that prevention is the only option to deal with it. Major societies including WHO have recommended measures and guidelines for the prevention of heart disease. Here are the ten commandments for prevention of coronary...
IIT-M Backed Startup HELYXON Conferred with COVID Champion Award at CII Connect 2020
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IIT-M Backed Startup HELYXON Conferred with COVID Champion Award at CII Connect 2020

Chennai, Sept. 23, 2020: Helyxon Health services, an IIT-M backed start-up was honoured with the COVID Champion award by CII Tamil Nadu chapter. The award, as part of its annual flagship IT conference - CII Connect 2020, was bestowed upon the company for its concentrated efforts towards easing the pain-points of healthcare system during the time of crisis through its latest invention OXY2, a 4-in-1 remote monitoring system and a holistic patient engagement platform, EPICare. A widely adopted system amongst hospitals in the state, Helyxon’s OXY-2 is a wireless patient monitoring device that does continuous monitoring of four critical parameters – Temperature, Oxygen Saturation, Respiratory Rate and Heart Rate. EPICare has been largely instrumental in providing remote monitoring solu...
KKR to Invest ₹ 5,550 Crore in Reliance Retail Ventures
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KKR to Invest ₹ 5,550 Crore in Reliance Retail Ventures

Mumbai, Sept. 23, 2020: Reliance Industries Limited (“Reliance Industries”) and Reliance Retail Ventures Limited (“RRVL”) announced today that global investment firm KKR will invest ₹ 5,550 crore into RRVL, a subsidiary of Reliance Industries. This investment values Reliance Retail at a pre-money equity value of ₹ 4.21 lakh crore. KKR’s investment will translate into a 1.28% equity stake in RRVL on a fully diluted basis. This marks the second investment by KKR in a subsidiary of Reliance Industries, following a ₹ 11,367 crore investment in Jio Platforms announced earlier this year. Reliance Retail Limited, a subsidiary of RRVL, operates India's largest, fastest growing and most profitable retail business serving close to 640 million footfalls across its ~12,000 stores nationwide. Re...
Crowdera and HubSpot to Co-organize Pro-bono Startup Acceleration Bootcamp
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Crowdera and HubSpot to Co-organize Pro-bono Startup Acceleration Bootcamp

New Delhi, Sept. 22, 2020: Crowdera, a SaaS technology company and fee-free global online fundraising platform for nonprofits and social innovators is coming together with HubSpot to organize a free "Startup Acceleration Bootcamp” designed to benefit the start-ups and SMEs. The 3-day bootcamp will help the participating businesses in establishing a strong and efficient tech stack right in their early days which is crucial for long term success. Crowdera together with HubSpot will share a combination of knowledge and technology in this bootcamp which will be held on September 24th, 29th & October 1st, 2020 from 1:00PM - 2:30PM IST. Chet Jainn, Founder & CEO, Crowdera said, “The Startup Acceleration Bootcamp will be beneficial for emerging businesses generating revenue ~20...
GirnarSoft Commits to Invest $20 Million in InsuranceDekho
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GirnarSoft Commits to Invest $20 Million in InsuranceDekho

Mumbai, Sept. 22, 2020: GirnarSoft announced plans to invest $20 Million in its subsidiary, InsuranceDekho, an omni channel insurance platform. They will use the funds to invest in branding and strengthening their tech, product and sales teams. InsuranceDekho sells insurance through a unique advisory led model leveraging on both online and offline distribution networks. These funds will also be used to strengthen InsuranceDekho’s transaction businesses and further expand its footprint deeper into the country. InsuranceDekho recently announced plans to onboard 1 lakh insurance advisors across country. They have already enrolled 20,000 advisors successfully. “InsuranceDekho started as a modest initiative to complete the ecosystem play. Over the years, under Ankit’s leadership, it has ...
Federal Bank Offers EMI on Debit Cards for Purchase of Two Wheelers
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Federal Bank Offers EMI on Debit Cards for Purchase of Two Wheelers

Mumbai, Sept. 22, 2020: Federal Bank introduces EMI facility for holders of Federal Bank Debit Cards to purchase two wheelers. Eligible customers of Federal Bank can own their favorite two wheeler by making a payment of ₹ 1/- at 947 showrooms of Hero MotoCorp, Honda Motorcycle and TVS Motor. The financing process involves no paper work or bank visit and is done completely online. Unlike conventional two-wheeler loans, hypothecation in favor of the Bank is not required for vehicles purchased on Debit Card EMI from Federal Bank. Customers can choose a repayment period of 3/6/9/12 months. There is no processing fee charged on loans under this scheme. Customers who purchase two wheelers from 793 Honda Motorcycle showrooms across the country availing EMI on Debit Card from Federal Bank will...
Dalmia-OCL Launches Magnesia Carbon Line for Steel Sector
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Dalmia-OCL Launches Magnesia Carbon Line for Steel Sector

Mumbai, Sept. 21, 2020: In response to Hon Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s clarion call for Atmanirbhar Bharat, Dalmia-OCL Ltd today launched a new refractory line for production of Magnesia Carbon (MgO-C bricks) at its Rajgangpur plant in Odisha. Minister of State for Steel, Shri Faggan Singh Kulaste inaugurated the production line, which will have a capacity of 108,000 tonne and cater to the demand of domestic steel manufacturers. Once fully commissioned, this will be India’s largest refractory line for production of Magnesia Carbon Bricks and promises to cut nation’s import dependence by up to 50%.  The refractory line, which has been set up under Dalmia-OCL’s initiative of ‘Bharat ki Factory mein Bharat ki Refractory’, will come up in 3 phases of 36,000 tonne each. Thi...
SBI Card Partners with Google to Enable Payments through Google Pay
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SBI Card Partners with Google to Enable Payments through Google Pay

Mumbai, Sept. 21 2020: SBI Card today announced its collaboration with Google to enable cardholders to use their SBI Credit Cards on the Google Pay platform. SBI Credit Card users will now be able to make card payments using Google Pay app on their Android smartphones. Cardholders can make safe and secure payments using Google Pay in three modes- via Tap and Pay at NFC enabled PoS terminals, by scanning Bharat QR code at the merchant as well as online payments, without using the physical credit card. This launch is in line with SBI Card’s endeavour to promote zero contact, digital forms of payments for a safe and enhanced customer experience. A highly secure payment experience is enabled through tokenisation, whereby cardholders use Google Pay to pay through a digital token attache...