Sunday, 3 July, 2022
TopicBig basket

Topic: big basket

Tata set to buy 80% of BigBasket as race to dominate India’s online grocery heats up

While JioMart is seeking to shake up industry dominated by Amazon & Flipkart, Tata is seeking potential acquisitions to narrow gap with rivals.

Covid is making brands opt for skyrise marketing to reach the ‘low-lying’ consumer

‘Skyrise markets’ today represent a huge opportunity for brands, large retailers and e-commerce platforms due to natural grouping of similar customer profiles.

Big Basket unsure of service in Delhi even after police assurance but Grofers to resume ops

Not operational in Delhi due to lockdown, Big Basket says its delivery partners are still facing strict restrictions.

Supermarket supply chains come with hidden human cost—global poverty

Millions of those people behind the everyday items in our shopping baskets don't earn enough for a decent standard of living.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.

Defence

Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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