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Made my day: Anand Mahindra reacts to vegetable vendor’s emotional outburst after son passes CA exam, shares viral video

Anand Mahindra has reacted to a vegetable vendor’s emotional outburst after her son passed the Chartered Accountant (CA) examination.

1 min read03:32 PM IST

Katrina Kaif, other film stars, studios turn to WhatsApp channels for marketing, brand promotions

Film stars Kareena Kapoor Khan and Katrina Kaif and companies such as Dharma Productions are banking on the medium to engage with fans in a cost-effective manner. Strategies extend to releasing movie teasers and trailers, Q&A sessions with fans or collaborating with brands.

4 min read01:01 PM IST

Venus Williams did not stand up, clap when Prince Harry got Pat Tillman Award at ESPY 2024; netizens react

Royal Family fans noticed Venus Williams did not stand up or clap for Prince Harry at the ESPY 2024, where he received the Pat Tillman Award. Serena Williams, Venus’ sister, Serena, is a friend of Meghan Markle.

1 min read12:19 PM IST

‘I’m not Captain Anshuman’s wife’: Influencer posts on Instagram after facing ‘hate comments’ targetted for Smriti Singh

Instagram influencer Reshma Sebastian has clarified on Instagram that she is not Smriti Singh, the widow of Captain Anshuman Singh. The fashion influencer from Kerala has been facing ‘hate comment’ on social media.

1 min read09:25 AM IST

Koo folds up. Why startups fail to join the ranks of Big Tech

Koo’s collapse exposes the struggles of challenging social media titans. Discover why technology alone isn’t enough to succeed in this fiercely competitive landscape.

3 min read10 Jul 2024

Mumbai News: Woman spends ₹2.5 lakh on gold chain for dog; netizens react, ‘Feed the poor’

Mumbai woman Sarita Saldanha bought a thick gold chain to celebrate her pet dog’s birthday. It cost her ₹2.5 lakh.

1 min read8 Jul 2024

‘Pro-Palestine’ cafe owner refuses to serve Jewish family; netizens react, ‘That dude is a hero’

Israel-Palestine war: A pro-Palestine restaurant owner has thrown out a Jewish family from his restaurant, saying, ‘We just welcome humans, even cats and dogs.’

2 min read8 Jul 2024

Don’t mess with Messi: Netizens hail Leo’s ex US Navy SEAL bodyguard as new video goes viral

Yassine Chueko, a former US Navy SEAL, has been hired by Inter Miami to protect Lionel Messi. So far, he has been doing a pretty good job.

1 min read7 Jul 2024

Watch: MS Dhoni shares midnight birthday cake with Salman Khan; ‘Happy Birthday Kaptaan Sahab!’

‘Happy Birthday Kaptaan Sahab!’ wrote Bollywood actor Salman Khan while wishing MS Dhoni as the former Indian captain turned 43.

1 min read7 Jul 2024

Amid divorce rumours, Hardik Pandya’s wife Natasa Stankovic reacts to Krunal’s emotional Instagram post about brother

Krunal Pandya shared an emotional Instagram post about his brother, Hardik Pandya. Now, Natasa Stankovic has reacted to it.

1 min read6 Jul 2024
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Ever since Byju Raveendran founded the eponymous edtech company in 2011, Byju's has been the subject of much discussion. The Indian education sector seemed ripe for disruption, and by 2019, the company was an investor favourite. The onset of the pandemic brought the real riches for Byju's: with kids attending school through their laptops, phones, and tablets, Byju's was immediately seen as being at the forefront of facilitating this institutional method of learning — all the way to a $22 billion valuation.  But with the accolades, came the woes. As Covid-19 slipped into the rear-view mirror, ugly stories about the edtech's policies came to light. Impossible targets, poor management, and a slew of senior-level exits dominated the headlines. Finally, came the last straw — investors and regulators started asking the tough questions about the company failing to comply with statutory requirements. Growth, it seemed, had come at the cost of governance, like in so many messy startups.  Here’s a curation of original reportage and analysis about Byjus, once India’s most valuable startup.

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