Vaitheeswaran B

Domain experts now roped in to head govt entities

The Guidance Bureau founded in 1992 was moved from government offices complex in Egmore to a swanky office in a commercial space. 

22 hours ago

Startup developing gas-turbine powered electric engines for CVs

The engine can run on various fuels, including diesel and hydrogen, according to the team at National Centre for Combustion Research and Development (NCCRD) on IIT-Madras campus.

26 May 2023

‘Digital health tech to bring down healthcare cost’

Lethlean emphasises financial support in developing, scaling and providing digital health tech to the masses and start-ups need to find a suitable business model.

09 Apr 2023

Ceat focuses on EV tyres as market witnesses major shift

It should be noiseless and have low rolling resistance to reduce range anxiety, making it a different game compared to traditional vehicles.  

08 Apr 2023

Zoho CEO asks govt to develop local AI capabilities to prevent monopoly

Zoho Corp chief executive Sridhar Vembu urged central government to develop indigenous capabilities in artificial intelligence (AI) and prevent monopoly in the field.

04 Apr 2023

Zoho’s IT mgmt arm sees billion-dollar revenue despite fall in global demand

However, its business in India and the Middle East, which is among the top five markets, are largely unaffected.

02 Apr 2023

Spacetech start-ups venturing into satellite positioning, security market

Space-tech start-ups are venturing into one of least penetrated domains in the space economy - space situational awareness (SSA) and space traffic management (STM) market. 

31 Mar 2023

Tamil Nadu districts to be linked with optical fibre net in one year

Terming it a revolution, IT Minister Mano Thangaraj told TNIE, “The government is already in the process of connecting 12,525 villages and 380 blocks through fibernet.

22 Mar 2023

iTNT to be ready ahead of Umagine summit

"Old boundaries of IT are not applicable as digital infrastructure is an integral part of every sector now," said Vijay Anand, CEO of iTNT Hub.

14 Mar 2023

Startup develops chip for drug screening of cancer patients

Chennai-based startup ISMO Bio-Photonics has developed a palm-sized 3D-printed microfluidic chip to provide personalized drug screening for cancer patients.    

10 Mar 2023

TN industries demand investment, tax continuity, PLI benefits

They were unanimous in seeking liquidity support and tax/export benefits, increased investment in infrastructure projects by the government.

28 Jan 2023

Demand drop: Textile industry seeks credit support, export aid

Fall in orders from western markets due to global economic headwinds and Ukraine conflict has dealt heavy blows to export-driven Tiruppur knitwear industry

24 Jan 2023

Better prices make farmers from TN flock to e-NAM to sell produce

Farmers say regulated market pays them on time & reduces dependence on middlemen

19 Jan 2023

Cipet to open plastic recycling centres across India

There would be a technology transfer and civic bodies and private entities would be taught the latest methods in plastic reuse.

15 Jan 2023

Tea leaves predict fillip for food processing sector

These food parks and clusters will create an ecosystem and ensure the availability of basic facilities like cold storage, godown, water treatment plant and common space.

07 Jan 2023