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🏍️ Betting on E-bikes

Motorcycle startup Raptee hopes its electric bike will become popular in the EV adoption race.

🚻 Mobile public toilets

Architect and urban development practitioner Viswanathan Sridhar's new creation is a mobile public toilet.

🥏 India’s biggest drone

India’s largest all-electric unmanned aerial vehicle (e-UAV) is being tested in the city.

😋 Samosa entrepreneurs clear the air

Samosa Singh’s founders clear some misinformation about their food-tech business.

🏢 Roadtrip lounges

A Chennai startup's road lounges give travellers access to workstations.