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Byju Raveendran, the founder of Byju’s learning app, is the newest billionaire in the country. The parent company of the app Think & Learn Pvt. recently raised $150 million in fresh funding taking the company’s valuation to near $6 billion. Byju Raveendran holds more than 21 per cent stake in the company, making him one of the youngest billionaires. But, Byju didn’t taste success overnight. Watch this video to know about the journey and an incredible success story of the teacher-turned-entrepreneur.

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(Reuters) – The World Bank said on Thursday it would lend between $3 billion to $5 billion annually to India under a new four-year plan that focuses development projects on the country’s poorest states. Read More

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Graduate student Pranav Mistry has developed SixthSense, a device that is worn like a pendant and super­imposes digital information on the physical world. Unlike previous “augmented reality” systems, Mistry’s consists of in­expensive, off-the-shelf hardware. Two cables connect an LED projector and webcam to a Web-enabled mobile phone, but the system can easily be made wireless, says Mistry. Read More

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