Automatad founder Vijay built a Rs 25 crore business with less than Rs 12 lakh in his pocket

Automatad founder Vijay Ram Kumar and his team have pivoted to build a programmatic ad-engine to help content publishing websites host ads to make money. Technology that is ahead of its time is often the key to success; it is also a recipe for failure – something Vijay Ram Kumar learnt in his entrepreneurial journey. Vijay started up in Bengaluru in 2012 in digital advertising. His idea was to tag user-generated content with ecommerce websites, helping content publishers earn money. The idea was a win-win. Content publishing websites made money…

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5.5 Lakh Head and Neck Cancer Cases Every Year in India: Experts

Head and neck cancers account for more than 5.5 lakh of the total cancer cases reported in India every year, putting India in the sixth place worldwide, said health experts. Quoting the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), the experts said approximately eight lakh cases are diagnosed each year, out of which 5.5 lakh cases are of head and neck cancer. “Primarily a lifestyle-related disease, such cancer is highly preventable. As much as 80 per cent of the causation is attributed to tobacco consumption, while 75 per cent is due…

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1 Lakh IT Jobs Shed By US Employers In A Month: Report

Employers in US eliminated 96,000 IT or information-technology jobs in May, according to an analysis by industry trade body CompTIA. This brought down overall IT employment to an estimated 4.5 million workers as of May 31, the trade group said. The disappointing reading in IT jobs follows grim overall employment number reported by the US for the month of May. Overall, non-farm payrolls increased by only 38,000 jobs last month – the fewest number of jobs added in more than five years. “Much like the rest of the May jobs…

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Over 2 lakh apartments unsold in Delhi-NCR; may take 4 years to be picked up: Knight Frank

  NOIDA: In what is being projected as the worst sales performances ever, the Mumbai office of UK based real estate analysts and researchers Knight Frank, in their recently released report: India Real Estate, have stated that Delhi-NCR is sitting on an inventory pile up of 2,00,398 apartment units. It predicts that it could take four years to push these unsold properties off the shelf. All sales figures were collected by Knight Frank from builders. The half yearly report brought out by the agency states that despite low launches, old…

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1 Lakh IT Jobs Shed through US Employers In A Month: record

  Employers in US removed 96,000 IT or facts-era jobs in can also, consistent with an analysis by means of enterprise change body CompTIA. This introduced down normal IT employment to an predicted 4.five million people as of may additionally 31, the alternate organization stated. The disappointing analyzing in IT jobs follows grim usual employment range suggested by way of the us for the month of may additionally. usual, non-farm payrolls increased by means of only 38,000 jobs last month – the fewest variety of jobs added in more than…

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10 Lakh New Jobs Likely. Here Are the Most In-Demand Professions

Good news awaits the job market in the New Year with the companies expected to add more than 10 lakh employees to their payrolls and dole out hefty salary hikes in the range of 10-30 per cent for right talent in 2016. According to HR experts and headhunters, the year 2015 saw a bullish trend in terms of hiring activities and the same is likely to continue in 2016 on favourable economic growth forecast and the emergence of a start-up ecosystem in various sectors including retail, finance and technology. Besides,…

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Direct Tax Mop Up at Rs 5.54 Lakh Cr, Indirect at Rs 5.69 Lakh Cr: Government

New Delhi: Government has collected Rs 5,54,179 crore from direct tax as on February 29 and Rs 5,69,056 crore from indirect tax as on January 31 this fiscal, Parliament was informed today. According to revised estimate, Rs 7.52 lakh crore was estimated to come from direct taxes (corporate, and income tax) and another Rs 7.03 lakh crore from indirect taxes (customs, excise and service tax), Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha said in a written reply to Lok Sabha. Replying to a separate query, Sinha said in 2015-16 (up to…

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