Weekly Wrap-Up: IRCTC Meals, #MakeInIndia, #Mangalyaan, Alibaba IPO & More…


Here is a quick wrap-up of posts we published on Trak.in last week. If you have not read our posts, this would be a great overview!

Trak.in weekly news wrap-up

Yahoo has made their first Indian acquisition – they have bought Bangalore based startup company Bookpad, makers of Docspad, a HTML 5 document embedding, editing and annotations API provider for web and mobile apps.

IRCTC is now, on pilot basis, introducing a new e-catering service where passengers will be able to book their meals through IRCTC website, just like they book their train tickets.

ACCOUNTING STANDARDS” are one of the famous terms you vow to learn about and forget about it till the next September. You see it often in the financial reports and probably you gave it a questionable stare, nevertheless you signed the report.

If you are running your own business, you may understand how important internal business communication among employees is for the success and growth. Here are 4 things you should ensure to smoothen internal Business communication

MyGov, the recently launched crowdsourcing platform to bring in good governance and Google have collaborated with each other to launch a nationwide contest for developing a mobile application for Prime Minister’s Office (PMO).

Keeping that Entrepreneurial spirit alive is almost as tough as not wanting to give up yet. If you lose sight, you’ll never reach the shore. Some spirit dampeners that tear the entrepreneur’s spirit are when you hear yourself say

Home grown micro product & services sales platform Instamojo today announced launch of a new appstore that further aims at simplifying the selling and payment collection experience for its sellers.

India’s largest public broadcaster- Prasar Bharati has plans to let users watch TV on their smartphones for free. An yes, you will not need any kind of internet to watch these channels.

Here are 10 interesting facts about this Mangalyaan mission that will show you what our ISRO scientists have achieved. [MUST READ]

Amazon has become the second large ecommerce store to stop delivering high value orders to customers who are ordering from Uttar Pradesh postal codes. Last year Flipkart has done the same.

Since the past Friday, the weekend publications and newsletters are aloft with praises for a Alibaba that went for an IPO in the NYSE that raised a whopping 22 billion dollars, with 271 million shares that were sold like hot dogs in a matter of just 20 minutes

According to the ‘State of the Android Mobile Web’ report released by Opera Software, most of the Indians buy a phone costing less than Rs. 10,000. The report also finds out that more and more feature phone buyers are looking forward to buy an Android smartphone.

Indian Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, today unveiled a new campaign aptly named “Make In India” aimed at attracting Foreign and regional investments into various Indian sectors.

Google. And I’m already speechless over how to express the way it’s taking over our lives. Here are 10 such Google products that we think you just can’t do without on daily basis!

Indian e-commerce company Infibeam has announced launch of a new generic top level domain name dot-triple-O or .OOO. Offering a TLD for registrations is probably a first for any eCommerce company in world (as far as we know).

MySmartPrice, one of leading product price comparison platform has created a service that is harnessing the power of WhatsApp. They have now started offering product pricing on WhatsApp. And from the tests we have done it really works quite well.

Goqii, an Indian startup who launched their fitness band earlier in this year seem to have understood the problem. I used the fitness band for about 2 months, and here is our review

eRail.in, a site dedicated to information on Indian Railways has launched free APIs in regards to all information related to Indian Railways.

The Government of India was questioned by a bench of High Court justices regarding tax collected from Facebook’s India centric operations. The bench comprised of Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed and Siddharth Mridul; and the questions were raised after advocate Virag Gupta, representing former BJP leader K N Govindacharya, raised these issues before the court.

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