India’s first online pharmacy service now active

India gets its first online marketplace for pharma in the form of a portal which offers prescription medication users an opportunity to select their required medications from more than 260 drug categories for the chronic conditions, such as diabetes, hypertension and cholesterol control.

The service is called Netmeds and this online pharmacy backed by boutique investment firm MAPE Advisory Services. Netmeds is the “first-to-market” offering a consolidated, Pan-Indian solution for the quick online purchase and ensured fast delivery of prescriptions medications.

Pradeep Dadha, promoter and the MAPE Advisory Group have together chipped in Rs.60 crore in NetMeds marketplace in the initial round of funding.

Below is a video instructions on how to use "India Ki Pharmacy", the most convenient place to order prescription drugs and OTC products online via Netmeds.

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Burrp the restaurant recommendation app in a new avatar

Burrp is a latest popular app that offers recommendations for Food & Night life, Beauty & Fitness, Shopping, Events and Movies for several of the largest cities in India.

It has ratings and reviews, addresses, phone numbers and directions, and showtimes for movies, among other features. The new upgrade now detects your location and then shows you recommendations for things to do nearby.

For movies, you can check show timings and book tickets; for restaurants, you can filter by type of cuisine and check whether they have Burrp’s certification and offer home delivery.

This app is available on Apple Store and Google Play Store - Click here to download via Google Play.

 or order for a Domino's Pizza Online

Welspun India forays into e-commerce with online retail store

Indian textiles major Welspun India announced foray into e-commerce space with its new online retail store, and targets revenue of USD 50 million by 2020. 

The company currently has over 200 shop-in-shops and about 300 distributors in offline retail and is growing at about 30 per cent annually. 

Welspun is also looking at a global footprint for its e-commerce initiative and will launch online retail stores in both the US and the UK over the next few months. 

Check out their online portal here for some initial launch offers..

How to earn money using free apps

If you are looking for opportunities to make some easy money online, a best way is to use referral
apps. Yes, that’s right. There are quite a few apps available on online that let users refer and earn money. The money earned can be then redeemed as talktime or buying discounts or coupons, etc.

Let me introduce my top two apps which I strongly recommend.

Ladooo : This is targeted at Indian audience, and its Ladooo with three ‘o’. Ladooo is one of recent in the list, it has been downloaded by over 10 lakh users across India and gives out good earning opportunity for android users. Its totally free,  simple configuration with your mobile number and very easy to use.  Try Ladooo now via Google Play  

            AppTrailers : This is targeted at International audience. The concept is very simple here. Preview trailers about apps and earn points. The app developers get feedback and if you try a app demo you can get paid between 9 cents to a dollar. Points collected can be redeemed via Paypal as well. Try AppTrailers via Google Play or via AppleApp Store

Give it a try and do share your feedback in the comments section below. Also if you have any recommendation on any other app, please share them too below.


Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X available in India

Google announced not one, but two Nexus devices this year, the Nexus 6P and the Nexus 5X. It has
also adopted a new strategy to promote the sale of these smartphones in India. Google's Nexus smartphones will start selling in India between October 13, three days before the new iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus go on sale in the India.

There is also huge speculation on its competitive price, its expected to be in the range of 39,000 INR to 41,000 INR for Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X is expected to be around 31,000 INR to 33,000 INR.

These Nexus phones would be available online portals as well, Use the below search bar to check the latest status and rates.

Nexus 6P and the Nexus 5X on Snapdeal

Nexus 6P and the Nexus 5X on Flipkart

Nexus 6P and the Nexus 5X on Amazon

Top Five Indian origin CEOs of Tech Companies

Indian are able to showcase ther talents in the global arena, especially in the tech world. Here is a list of Top Five Indian origin CEOs for global tech companies.

1. Pichai Sundararajan, better known as Sundar Pichai, is a technology executive who is Product Chief at Google Inc. Pichai was announced as the next Chief Executive Officer of Google on August 10, 2015.
Born: 1972, Chennai, India
Nationality: American
Spouse: Anjali Pichai
Employer: Google
Parents: Lakshmi Pichai, Regunatha Pichai
Education: Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

2. Satya Narayana Nadella is an Indian-American business executive. He is the current chief executive
officer of Microsoft. He was appointed as CEO on 4 February 2014, succeeding Steve Ballmer.
Born: August 19, 1967 (age 48), Hyderabad, India
Spouse: Anupama Nadella (m. 1992)
Children: Zain Nadella, Divya Nadella, Tara Nadella
Education: University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee (1990), more
Parents: Bukkapuram Nadella Yugandhar, Prabhavati Yugandhar

3. Rajeev Suri is the chief executive officer of Nokia. Before the current assignment in May 2014, he was the CEO of Nokia Solutions and Networks since 2009 and held various positions in Nokia since 1995.
Born: October 10, 1967 (age 47), New Delhi, India
Employer: Nokia
Education: Mangalore University
Spouse: Nina Suri (m. 1992)
Children: Anish Suri, Ankit Suri

4. Shantanu Narayen is an Indian American business executive and the CEO of Adobe Systems. Prior to this, he was the president and chief operating officer since 2005. He is also the president of the board of the Adobe Foundation.
Born: May 27, 1963 (age 52), Hyderabad, India
Board member of: Dell, Adobe Systems, University of California, Berkeley
Education: University of California, Berkeley

5. Sanjay Kumar Jha is the CEO of GlobalFoundries and former chairman and chief executive officer of Motorola Mobility. Prior to that he was the chief operating officer of Qualcomm.
Born: 1963, Sultanganj, India
Residence: San Diego, California, United States
Education: University of Liverpool, University of Strathclyde
There are few more names that can be added in the list, who are making Indians proud...

Sanjay Mehrotra is co-founder of SanDisk and the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer. He was appointed to this role in January 2011.

Nikesh Arora is the President ; Chief Operating Officer of SoftBank Corp, and was a former Google executive.

Francisco D'Souza, Frank, is the CEO of Cognizant and was part of the team that founded the NASDAQ-100 company in 1994. In 2007, at the age of 38, he took over from Lakshmi Narayanan, who was promoted to Vice Chairman.

Amitabh Kumar Singhal is senior vice president and software engineer at Google Inc., a Google Fellow, and the head of Google's core ranking team. Wikipedia

Azim Hashim Premji is an Indian business tycoon, investor and philanthropist, who is the chairman of Wipro Limited, informally known as the Czar of the Indian IT Industry.

Shiv Nadar is an Indian industrialist and philanthropist. He is the founder and chairman of HCL and the Shiv Nadar Foundation. As of 2015, his personal wealth is estimated at $13.7 Billion.

If you have some more names, feel free to add/share them in the comments below.