Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, on Sunday talked about several homegrown apps which were recently awarded top prizes in the AatmaNirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge. In the latest of his monthly radio address ‘Mann ki Baat’, the Prime Minister said that the youth participated enthusiastically in the challenge. He noted that nearly two-thirds of the entries were made by the youth of tier-2 and tier-3 cities.
In his Mann Ki Baat broadcast, Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised some of the apps that were part of the AatmaNirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge. He mentioned that around 7,000 entries were received — most of which were developed by young entrepreneurs from Tier-II and Tier-III cities.
HYDERABAD: Short video sharing platform, Chingari, has been in the news after Chinese app TiKTok was banned in India. The local app won the #AatmaNirbharApp Challenge organised by the central government and was adjudged the best app in the social media category.
At a time when public transport options are minimal in the city, commuters will be able to travel in and around Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) using a newly launched electric bike facility. The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) along with app-based e-bike sharing platform Yulu, will start providing the service from today (August 31).
Indian Angel Network and CAWACH (Centre for Augmenting WAR with COVID-19 Health Crisis) – funded company is in discussion with three agencies in India to supply 351 units of high flow oxygen therapy (HFOT) devices, and has received partnership enquiries from Europe.
For the jury of ET Startup Awards 2020, there were two favourites in the Top Innovator category – FalconX, a crypto trading platform, and Agnikul Cosmos, the space technology company looking to democratise small satellite launches.
The Filecoin mainnet will be launched this year and has attracted a lot of attention. The Filecoin public test will be held next week. In this issue, we have invited Li Bai, who is well-known in the industry, to introduce himself.