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Indian Supermarkets in Russia: Putin at BRICS forum Russia discusses opening Indian supermarkets chains in Russia. Said Russian President Vladimir Putin at the BRICS summit. He spoke for the first time at BRICS after invading Ukraine Russia also discusses increasing Chinese cars on the Russian market .Added Putin in the virtual meeting Russia wants to reroute its trade and oil exports toward BRICS countries. It is due to the Western sanctions over Ukraine China hosts the 14th BRICS summit. BRICS countries comprise Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

Read More A Tata Nexon EV caught fire in a suburb of Mumbai.The cause of the fire is currently unknown, and there were no injuries caused in the incident. Tata has already begun an investigation into the fire and will reveal the findings. The company said this was the first instance of an electric vehicle (EV) made by it going up in flame.s Tata Motors has sold more than 30,000 EVs so far. It cumulatively covered over 100 million kilometers across the country over the past four years.

Read More India introduces Bharat NCAP programme. In a bid to boost road safety in India. Automobiles will be given ‘star ratings’ .The ratings will be from 1 to 5 .It will be based on the performance in crash tests .Bharat NCAP will follow globally accepted crash-test protocols. The programme will begin on April 1, 2023 Bharat NCAP will let buyers take an informed decision.

Read More Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a two-day visit to Germany during which he will attend the G7 summit. He will discuss issues like energy, food security, counter-terrorism, environment and democracy with the leaders of the powerful bloc and its partner countries. Modi said he also looks forward to meeting members of the Indian Diaspora from across Europe. The G7 leaders are expected to focus on the Ukraine crisis that has triggered geopolitical turmoil besides fuelling a global food and energy crisis. The summit is being hosted by Germany in its capacity as the chair of G7, a grouping…

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Startup Founders Should Continuously Review Risks To Stay Afloat: RBI Governor For startups across the globe, time is not quite favourable. Many Indian startups are relying on firing employees to sustain themselves. Recently, accelerator Y Combinator had told its startups that ‘the safe move is to plan for the worst.’ In brief, there are reports about funding winter in the startup scenario following the Russia-Ukraine war and rising inflation. This is where RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das’ words become significant. Recently, he exhorted entrepreneurs to keep an eye out for risks to achieve the long-term sustainability of their business. He said…

Read More Amazon’s Alexa might soon mimic the voice of the user’s dear ones even if they are dead. It would mimic the voice based on less than a minute of provided recording. The capability was revealed at Amazon’s Re:Mars 2022 held in Las Vegas. Rohit Prasad, vice president and head scientist for Alexa, said the feature was to build greater trust in Alexa’s interactions with users by putting more human attributes of empathy and affect. Amazon found the feature important during the pandemic due to high death rates. The brand has not disclosed when the feature will be launched.

Read More BYD e6 enters India Book of Records by running over 1,000km on single charge BYD, has entered the India book of records with the e6 EV, having covered 1,000km on a single charge. The BYD e6 covered over 2203km from Mumbai to New Delhi, covering 9 cities across 4 states. To date, the BYD e6 covered a total of 47,957,202km across India with its partners. It is equivalent to 10,883 round trips from Mumbai to Delhi. The e6 is priced at Rs 29.15 lakh. The 70kWh electric motor in the BYD e6 produces 94 bhp and 180 Nm of…

Read More Contemporary Amperex Technology Co.Ltd (CATL) unveiled a new electric car battery. It is named ‘Qilin’ after a mythical Chinese creature. The battery has a range of over 1,000 km on a single charge. CATL is a Chinese EV battery maker. Also, the world’s biggest EV battery maker CATL claims Qilin is faster, safer and more durable than other batteries. It has an energy density of up to 255 watt-hours per kilogram.

Read More Pine Labs acquires Setu for $70-75 million.Setu is a fintech infrastructure provider .It was launched by Sahil Kini and Nikhil Kumar in 2018.It lets users safely share their financial data. It can be used for billing, savings, credit, and payments.The acquisition is a strategic move to strengthen Pine Labs.

Read More Pushpa actor Rashmika Mandanna invests in Plum Thane-based Plum is a vegan beauty and personal care brand. Rashmika also became Plum’s brand ambassador. Details of the investment are unknown. Plum aims to improve its presence among Gen Z and millennials. It had recently raised $35 Mn in a funding round by A91 Partners.

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