Sunday, 2 October, 2022
TopicE-commerce

Topic: e-commerce

This is why Modi govt wants to punish Amazon, Flipkart for deep discount sales

The Diwali sales offered by e-commerce giants Amazon and Flipkart draw thousands of breathless customers every year.

Pakistan may have escaped FATF blacklist again but it shouldn’t be seen as defeat for India

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Amazon wants to conquer the world but is a long way from getting there

Amazon is making major efforts to expand outside the US but its growth outside the home market is relatively lagging.

Modi govt proposes new, tough rules for e-commerce firms such as Amazon, Flipkart

New rules will require platforms to declare details about sellers, terms of contract with seller relating to return, refund, exchange, warranty, delivery.

Global digital economy will take off without India if New Delhi can’t make up its mind

India must identify partnerships and coalitions that can help it achieve its core interests.

Amazon is being sued for allegedly using voice software pioneer’s technology in Alexa

A complaint said Alexa and Echo were strikingly similar to the patented technology that voice software developer VoiceBox Technologies showed Amazon in 2011.

Delhi HC quotes ‘Spiderman’ while cracking down on companies such as Amazon, Flipkart

The Delhi High Court pulled up e-commerce platforms for selling health and beauty products of direct sellers such Amway and Oriflame without their consent.

India was about to align its e-commerce market with global rules, then it lost trust

Global economy is under a new industrial transformation, with digital technology leading the change but India wants to address its own rising aspirations.

Mukesh Ambani’s debt-fueled bet on India’s rising middle class is paying off

Mukesh Ambani has ambitions to take on Amazon and Walmart in India, where the middle class is driving the growth of e-commerce.

India proposes regulating cross-border data flow in draft policy

The draft policy recommends data on Indians not be used by companies to store abroad, or shared with foreign governments.

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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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