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CCI probe against Amazon, Flipkart: An unfair practice?

CCI probe against Amazon, Flipkart: An unfair practice?

June 23, 2021

After having dominated the rapidly growing ecommerce market in India for over five years, with a combined market share of over 90 pc in the USD 64 billion market in 2020, ecommerce giants Amazon and Walmart-owned Flipkart are facing multiple challenges that could see their market...

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Reliance unnerved by farmers’ calls for boycott

Reliance unnerved by farmers’ calls for boycott

December 15, 2020

It was less than a week ago that protesting farmers launched a boycott of Reliance Jio and began throwing their Jio SIM cards away as a sign of protest against one of the companies that they believe are likely to gain at their cost due to the recently enacted farm laws. There wer...

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Facebook and Airtel launch ‘Express Wi-Fi’ in India

Facebook and Airtel launch ‘Express Wi-Fi’ in India

May 10, 2017

After tasting criticism for disregarding the principle of net neutrality by introducing ‘Free Basics’ programme in 2015, Facebook recently came up with 'Express Wi-Fi' services in India, offering Internet facilities through public hotspots in rural areas, which is a follow up...

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Movies on Wheels: Indian Railways to show films onboard

Movies on Wheels: Indian Railways to show films onboard

March 27, 2017

As part of a proposed non-fare revenue policy by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu floated in January to incorporate the digital medium for upgrading the quality of services provided.

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Google play music service now in India

Google play music service now in India

September 30, 2016

Google officially announced a bunch of services related to India but the Google Play Music service was not among them; the service was quietly launched on their website and confirmed of later. The good news comes with its set of drawbacks.

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Digital India

Digital India

May 25, 2016

  Keeping pace with the rest of the world, India has been moving to a digital economy fairly rapidly. However, there exists a ‘digital divide’ due to poor connectivity and other grey areas, which need to be addressed to leverage the digital economy. In response to some o...

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