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Xiaomi launches Redmi Note 8 series, full specs and details inside 16.10.2019
Xiaomi launched the Redmi note 8 series of smartphones today at an event in New Delhi. Rolling out smartphones Redmi note 8, Redmi note 8 pro and the MIUI11, the company said in a statement that it looks to disrupt the smartphone segment all over again. Redmi Note 8 will be available in 6GB + 64GB and 6GB + 128GB storage variants for Rs 9,999 and Rs 12,999 respectively. Meanwhile, the Redmi Note 8 Pro will be available in 6GB + 64GB, 6GB + 128GB and 8GB + 128GB storage variants for Rs 14,999, Rs 15,999 and Rs 17,999 respectively.  Both smartphones go on sale from the 21st October at 12 noon, available at Mi Home stores, e-commerce website Amazon and on Mi"s website as well. The Mi Home, Mi Studio, Mi Stores, Mi Preferred Partners and all retail chains will also have them.  Below are the specifications of the products the company launched today. Redmi Note 8 Pro Poised as an affordable smartphone with a good camera and processor, the phone runs on a Helio G90T chipset and has a 64 MP ...
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5 platforms enabling you to save more while you engross in your festive shopping 16.10.2019
As the festive season is at its peak, everyone is busy shopping for Diwali and ticking off the things from their wish list. Gifting beloved ones in this festive occasion is one among the traditions followed by Indians over the years. While it is the most exciting period for the individuals to enjoy with their family and friends, It is also the golden period for retailers in the country. The industry estimates suggest that festive sales account for around 20-30 per cent of annual revenue for apparel and lifestyle brands. Indeed, traders shower their consumers with discounts, cashbacks and reward points both offline and online to attract maximum sales. While this is great for businesses, this time of the year is the costliest time for shoppers. To overcome the consequences like unusually high credit card balances, tighter finances and the added stress over the money spent so that you can save more as you indulge in festive shopping and do not face an after-festival cash crunch, you can use ...
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Bid to rob truck laden with goods of e-commerce companies 16.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
Bid to rob truck laden with goods of e-commerce companies
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Flipkart ups ante against Amazon; to set up unit for food retail in India 16.10.2019 PTI: All news
Flipkart ups ante against Amazon; to set up unit for food retail in India
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What does refusal to sign the Osaka Track mean for India? 16.10.2019
India recently started sharing maritime data with countries in the Indian Ocean Region. The Information Fusion Centre is actively interacting with the maritime community and has already built linkages with 18 countries and 15 multinational/maritime security centres. On that note, it is worth relooking at India"s approach to data sharing and cross-border data flows. Technology is now a variable that defines relations between countries. Over the year, we have seen an increasing number of instances that reaffirm the existence of high-tech geopolitics. First, there was the US-imposed ban on Huawei technologies. Then the Americans considered imposing caps on H1-B visas for countries that implemented data localisation. One of the most important recent developments was at this year"s G20 summit where Japan"s Shinzo Abe presented the idea to have a multilateral broad framework for the sharing of data. It is worth analyzing India"s response to it. The agreement is called the Osaka Track. ...
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An Untapped Goldmine 16.10.2019 Editorial – The Navhind Times
Goa must follow the model of small nations like Singapore GOA needs to attract investments to create jobs and improve public finance. The three-day Vibrant Goa Global Expo and Summit beginning October 17 at the Shyama Prasad Mukherjee indoor stadium in Taleigao is aimed at showcasing Goa’s potential and luring investors to exploit it. It …
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Flipkart launches Video Originals 16.10.2019
Chennai: The online content space is going to see more competition with the foray of Flipkart. Flipkart on Tuesday announced its foray into offering original video content with the launch of 'Flipkart Video Originals'. Integrated within the Flipkart Video platform, which was launched in August this year, Flipkart Video Originals will be produced by some of the best creators in the industry and curated especially for the Flipkart platform, a release from the company said. Academy Award winner Guneet Monga has joined the platform as the official creator and curator of short stories for the platform, helping bring to life new-age storytelling for millions of people. Flipkart Video Originals will make available bespoke snackable content that is both mobile-first and interactive in nature. Flipkart will integrate technology in entertainment to reach out to the widest consumer base, it said. Flipkart will also work with renowned industry talent and production houses such as Studio Next, Frames and ...
CBIC, Customs launch scheme to attract investment and support ‘Make in India’ 15.10.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs has launched a revamped and streamlined programme to attract investments into India and strengthen Make in India through manufacture and other operations under bond scheme, under Customs Act, 1962. Section 65 of the Customs Act, 1962 enables conduct of manufacture and other operations in a customs […]
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Flipkart one ups against Amazon; to set up food retail unit in India 15.10.2019
New Delhi:  E-commerce giant Flipkart on Tuesday said it is setting up a new local entity - Flipkart Farmermart - that will focus on food retail in India, as it looks to take on arch-rival Amazon in the segment. According to sources, Flipkart is expected to invest about Rs 2,000 crore initially in the business and pump in more funds as required as it scales up supply chain, storage and logistics. "In line with the Government of India's FDI policy, which allows 100 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) in food retail for food produced and manufactured in India, Flipkart is applying for appropriate licenses from the government," Flipkart Group CEO Kalyan Krishnamurthy said in a statement. This newly registered local entity 'Flipkart Farmermart' will focus on food retail and is an important part of the company's efforts to boost Indian agriculture as well as food processing industry in the country, he added. "We've secured all internal approvals for the same ...
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Facebook's Libra announces board as support shrinks further 15.10.2019
Backers of Facebook Inc"s Libra cryptocurrency project pledged to forge ahead after selecting a five-member board on Monday, shrugging off the latest member defection by online travel company Booking Holding earlier in the day. "It is a correction; it"s not a setback," said Dante Disparte, head of policy and communications for the Libra Association, whose 21 remaining members held their inaugural meeting in Geneva. The owner of Priceline, Kayak and on Monday confirmed that it had pulled out of the group, which is trying to bring digital coins into mainstream commerce. Libra lost its last global payments backers on Friday, when Mastercard Inc and Visa Inc abandoned the Geneva-based Libra Association. EBay Inc, fintech startup Stripe and payments company Mercado Pago also pulled the plug. The exodus followed warnings from politicians and regulators, from the United States to Europe, that Libra risked upsetting global financial stability, undermining users" privacy ...
E-commerce to touch $32 bn GMV this year 15.10.2019
Chennai: Having achieved 30 per cent growth during the first phase of the festive season sales, e-commerce sector is well-poised to touch an aggregate gross merchandise value of $32 billion this year. In 2018, the e-commerce sector had garnered a gross merchandise value of $24 billion. The January-May period accounted for 35 per cent of 2018 GMV. In 2019, between January and May, e-commerce has recorded a GMV of $10.9 billion, growing by 29 per cent over the same period last year. "A mid-term health check of the sector done in May 2019 shows that the first five months of the year have been strong for the sector, with both horizontals and verticals growing 29 per cent YoY," said RedSeer Consulting. Going by last year's share of GMV for last seven months of the year and assuming same ratios, for the last seven months of this year, RedSeer predicts that the GMV will touch $32 billion this year, clocking a 33 per cent YoY growth. During the festive month between September 29 and October 28, ...
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Two held in Lucknow for duping Amazon 14.10.2019 DNA
The two accused have been identified as Rohit Soni and Rahul Singh Rathore, both hail from Rajasthan.
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5 Apps to help you sail through the festive season 14.10.2019
With the most awaited festive season underway, celebrations can be seen all around. Even with celebrations, this is also the busiest time of the year for all of us. So how does one take out time to get everything done during the festive period? Turn towards your smartphone, a suite of apps today can help you get everything done, right from getting your groceries ordered, to your house cleaned, as well as tend to beauty needs of women. Here are the top 5 apps to help you sail through the festive season: 1.       BigBasket - bigbasketeers can avail discounts on 500+ top products under categories such as fruits, vegetables, organic staples, branded snacks, breads, cosmetics, etc. this Diwali to take care of all of their needs this Diwali. 2.       Pepperfry – Looking for interesting gifting options this Diwali with Pepperfry"s Furniture Mania Sale, with discounts upto 60%. And as an online buyer it also adds INR 10,000 to your account ...
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Lucknow: Two held for duping Amazon 14.10.2019
Lucknow: Police here have arrested two men for allegedly duping online e-commerce company, Amazon, worth crores of rupees, said police. The two accused have been identified as Rohit Soni and Rahul Singh Rathore, both hail from Rajasthan. "The investigative team of Amazon and their lawyer had said that a team of fraudsters was duping Amazon worth crores of rupees in the last 2-3 years. A case under relevant sections of the IPC and IT Act was lodged in the matter and an investigation was started," Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Kalanidhi Naithani told reporters here on Sunday. "The accused used to rent accommodations in states like Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand among others and used to order high-end products, change the product with those of inferior quality and then cancelled or returned the bookings, leading to double losses to the company," he added. The police team recovered mobile phones along  with 29 sims from the two accused and also seized fake ...
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Toreto TORPODS are your Apple AirPods alternative on a strict budget 14.10.2019
Toreto has launched its latest product in India, Toreto TORPODS. The truly wireless earbuds feature a distinct design as compared to earlier products from Toreto. The newly launched earbuds are a follow up to the Toreto TODS and Toreto TORBUDS, which were launched earlier this year. The newly launched TORPODS boasts of better sound, better fit and promises a better battery life. The latest Bluetooth 5.0 ensures uninterrupted connectivity with any phone because of its smart Auto Pairing Connectivity feature. If you are a sports enthusiast or a gym freak or even love running through the outdoors, you will certainly be compelled to flaunt TORPODS, since the earbuds are alluring and fit comfortably in your ears. TORPODS wireless earbuds guarantee an unforgettable musical experience by delivering distortion-free high definition sound. Besides this, while you place the earbuds into the case, they snap into their enclosures swiftly. With a battery capacity of 800mAh, one can enjoy 4 hours of playtime. Available ...
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Brand helping SMEs to multifold their Business this festive season 14.10.2019
The festive season is here and most brands, especially those in the e-commerce sector, are expecting business to pick up pace after a period of lull because of the economic slowdown in the last five months. Businesses are going more on mobile, and this year most of the festive shopping will be done on smartphones than ever before. E-commerce companies, which see a large chunk of their sales during the festive season, starts preparing for festive sales months in advance — ramping up logistics and hiring thousands of temporary workers to ensure timely delivery of products. But to increase the sales this festive year than before there are companies helping e-commerce sector to multi-fold their business. Shopmatic International e-commerce company Shopmatic is gives small businesses a chance to set up their digital shops. Despite e-commerce being the sunrise sector in India, not all SMBs, hobbyists, craftspersons, artisans and businesses have embraced ...
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Soundcore by Anker launches new 'Life NC' bluetooth neckband 14.10.2019

Soundcore by Anker has announced its ‘Life NC’ Neckband Bluetooth today, available online on its website and with e-commerce websites,

With 10 hours of playtime in noise cancelling mode, 15 hours in standard mode the device has custom 12mm drivers. It also comes with 4 in-built microphones, with uplink noise cancellation technology to better voice clarity.

The headset supports active noise cancellation, blocks out ambient sounds for distraction free listening or turn on transparency mode to let your surroundings in – without removing the earbuds

Rated IPX5, these can also operate from 33ft distance from the connected device.  

Available in black, the product comes with an 18 month warranty and shall be available at a discounted price of Rs 7,999 down from Rs 11,999 during the Amazon –Great Indian Sale.

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Vingajoy launches new wooden wireless speakers 13.10.2019

Introducing the latest offering in their wireless series VINGAJOY a consumer electronics brand has launched a Beat Machine Speaker for Rs 3,299. The product will be available on the company’s website as well as all e-commerce websites and leading offline stores across India.

The wooden speaker will support wireless connectivity with smartphones, laptops, & tablets, it also plays FM and is compatible with aux, pendrive and SD Card Slot. A 5+3W speaker, it has a frequency range of 60Hz~15KHz. It comes with 4 hours playtime with a 2000 mAh rechargeable battery, and has a compact size for easier portability.

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Noida woman accuses delivery agent of rape bid, later wants FIR quashed 11.10.2019 The Asian Age | Home
The accused delivery agent, he said, reached the police station when he was summoned.
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Noida woman accuses delivery agent of rape bid, later wants FIR quashed 11.10.2019
Noida: A 30-year-old delivery agent associated to an e-commerce firm was booked by police in Noida after a city-based customer accused him of rape attempt, officials said on Thursday. The delivery agent had reached the woman's house to pick up a product she had ordered from Amazon for replacement Monday morning when the alleged incident took place, they said. An argument had broken out between the man and the woman, who works in a private firm, over replacement of the product after which he allegedly tried to outrage her modesty, a senior official said. However, the woman has not turned up to record her statement though she was asked twice on Thursday to reach the police station concerned, a senior police official said. "Now she has told police that she wants to withdraw the case, saying the complaint was made by her sister and not her. She did not reach the police station to record her statement also," the police official told PTI. The accused delivery agent, he said, reached the police ...
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