Saturday, 1 October, 2022
TopicAmazon India

Topic: Amazon India

How shopping online is changing the real estate market in India

With more people using e-commerce sites like Amazon and Flipkart, warehouses are fast replacing housing as the hot new property.

Where in India the new jobs will come from over the next 5 years

In this excerpt from Raghavan Jagannathan's book, the world is moving increasingly towards a gig-economy and offering jobs on a contract basis.

Amazon’s India chief tells employees to shut down email at night, maintain life balance

Psychologists and other healthcare providers have often stressed on health hazards caused by heavy work schedule, a report says. 

TalkPoint: Filpkart-Walmart deal: is this the end of ‘swadeshi’ politics for Indian startups?

Experts weigh in on Walmart's likely acquisition of nearly 80% of Flipkart's shares. Flipkart and Ola had earlier sought protectionist policies from the government to combat the influence of global giants.

Walmart is said to be favoured over Amazon to buy Flipkart

Walmart is in talks to take a minority stake in Flipkart that could go up to 50 or 60 per cent. While Amazon is pushing hard for deal with Flipkart because Walmart’s money will make competition even more fierce.

On Camera

YourTurn

Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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