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  • Motorola sells 3 million devices in India; aims to set up service centres, service vans 19 hours 47 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Buoyed by the response to its smartphones and the company's growth last year, Motorola India has more aggressive plans for the Indian market this year. Motorola, which has only been concentrating on devices since it re-entered the Indian market, is now aiming to focus on service needs of consumers,...
  • Jaipur Literature Festival 2015: Chetan Bhagat says Anna Hazare's 'class' has 'placed'; feels that joining politics will make him lose his independence 4 days ago

    Jaipur: Be it the cold Sunday morning or the throng of people piling in to hear popular Indian writer Chetan Bhagat, the mood at the ongoing Jaipur Literature Festival was energetic. Dressed in a black velvet bandhgala suit and sporting a distinct salt-and-pepper look, Bhagat was in conversation with Meru Gokhale...
  • How e-commerce is fuelling commercial property boom in India 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Internet retailer Amazon and its fast-growing local rivals are driving a boom in commercial property leasing in India as their storage needs rise, with shoppers in the country going online to buy everything from televisions to groceries. Demand from e-commerce firms, a tiny fraction of India's retail industry, accounted...
  • Lenovo launches the A6000 4G smartphone in India at Rs 6999 January 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Lenovo has announced the launch of is A6000 smartphone in the Indian market. Priced at Rs 6999, the Lenovo A6000 is claimed to be "India's most affordable 4G LTE smartphone." Lenovo has partnered with Flipkart to sell the A6000 in the Indian market. The phone will go on sale...
  • 2014: A year like never before for e-commerce in India December 26, 2014

    New Delhi: It's still a small component of India's Rs 38 trillion ($600 billion) overall retail trade industry. Yet, the e-commerce format with sales of Rs 1 trillion ($16 billion) managed to create a buzz in 2014 like never before - not just with mega promotions but also with mergers,...
  • Xiaomi may face major setback in overseas market: Report December 13, 2014

    Beijing: An Indian court which restrained the online sale of Xiaomi smartphones in India till February following a patent infringement petition from Ericsson could be a major setback for the Chinese company's "most important overseas market" and its globalisation plans, reports said today. The sudden ban may weigh on Xiaomi's performance...
  • Google Nexus 6 to be available at a discount of up to Rs 10,000 under Flipkart's exchange offer November 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Handset maker Motorola has said its latest smartphone - Nexus 6 - priced Rs 43,999 onwards, can be pre-ordered in India on Flipkart. Developed by US-based Motorola, the Nexus 6 was launched globally by Google last month and will be made available in India through the online mega...
  • Google Nexus 6 up for pre-order in India at Rs 43,999 for 32GB, Rs 48,999 for 64GB November 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The much-awaited Google-Motorola Nexus 6 smartphone is finally up for pre-order on the e-commerce site Flipkart.com. The Nexus 6, which is the first Nexus phone to have been made in partnership with Motorola, will be released in the second week of December, says Flipkart. The device will be...
  • Complaint filed with CCI against Flipkart, other online retailers for alleged unfair business practices November 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Fair trade regulator CCI has received a complaint against online retailers including homegrown giant Flipkart for alleged unfair business practices and will soon take a call on probing the matter. The complaint has been received against these online trading entities weeks after an uproar over Flipkart's massive discount sale...
  • No probe into complaints against Flipkart's 'Big Billion Day' sale: Nirmala Sitharaman October 21, 2014

    Bangalore: Union Commerce and Industries Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said there was no inquiry into complaints against e-commerce giant Flipkart of predatory prices of goods and unfair trade practices during its recent 'big billion day sale'. "I would like to state that no enquiry has been planned or proposed on the e-retailer...
  • No probe into 'big billion day' sale by Flipkart: Nirmala Sitharaman October 21, 2014

    Bangalore: Union Commerce and Industries Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said there was no inquiry into complaints against e-commerce giant Flipkart of predatory prices of goods and unfair trade practices during its recent 'big billion day sale'. "I would like to state that no enquiry has been planned or proposed on...
  • ED not probing Flipkart mega discount sale: Official October 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday said it has not launched any probe into the massive discount sale by e-retail giant Flipkart last week but is continuing its earlier investigation into alleged violations of Foreign Direct Investment rules in their e-commerce business. Refuting media reports that the recent online mega...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 14, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay October 14, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: PM visits Cyclone hit Andhra Pradesh, announces Rs 1,000 crore relief package October 14, 2014

    After taking an aerial survey of cyclone-hit Andhra Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced an interim relief of Rs 1,000 crore for the state. ...
  • ED issues notice to Flipkart for its billion-day sale, may impose Rs 1000 crore penalty October 14, 2014

    New Delhi: In a big setback to Flipkart, the Enforcement Directorate has issued notice to them questioning them over their recent billion day sale. The ED is likely to impose a penalty of Rs 1,000 crore on the e-commerce giant. ED sources have said that Flipkart arranged money through FDI...
  • Assocham for allowing FDI in e-commerce retailing October 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Pitching for FDI in e-commerce retailing, industry body Assocham today said the Flipkart fiasco should not be used as an excuse by the government to over-regulate the e-commerce business which is in its infancy. "The Flipkart incident resulting in inconvenience to enthusiastic customers on the Diwali offer should...
  • Will look into complaints against Flipkart: Commerce Minister October 8, 2014

    New Delhi: After receiving "many complaints" from traders on Flipkart's massive discount sale, government on Wednesday said it will look into the concerns and take a call on whether more clarity is required on e-commerce retail business. Flipkart's 'Big Billion Day' sale on Monday, that offered steep discounts on various products,...
  • What if the apology issued by Flipkart is a mail sent out by the Ministry of Magic a day after Death Eaters attack muggles at the Quidditch World Cup? October 8, 2014

    E-retailer Flipkart held a 'Big Billion Day Sale' on Monday that had hundreds of thousands of people logging in to the site to book massively discounted products. But the sale ended in a public relations nightmare for the company that struggled with glitches as traffic peaked. A day later, Flipkart...
  • Flipkart accepts shoddy performance, apologises for glitches October 8, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after its mega sales scheme, Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart today accepted its below expectation performance with an apology and promised to come better prepared next time. "While we stand humbled by the sheer faith that such a large number of customers have shown in us, we are...
  • Flipkart sends apology mail to customers after its botched 'Big Billion Day Sale' October 7, 2014

    New Delhi: E-retailer Flipkart's "The Big Billion Day Sale" on Monday started with a roar and ended in a whimper. While many customers failed to log in, others could not book their desired products. A day later, Flipkart admitted that the company was not prepared for the mega rush for...
  • Flipkart claims billion hits, buyers feel cheated on discounts October 7, 2014

    Bangalore: India's largest e-retailer Flipkart claimed to have got a billion hits for its special sales offer Monday, but millions of buyers felt cheated on its discounts, as they alleged the prices quoted were higher, even as its portal crashed during the day. "The prices printed in its advertisements in leading...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 6, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle October 6, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • Flipkart Big Billion Day sale a disaster? Myntra's Mukesh Bansal disagrees October 6, 2014

    E-commerce company Flipkart hosted on Monday what it claimed to be its biggest sale with massive discounts on a wide range of products. But the sale was far from being a hit. The sale went live at 8.00 am but the website crashed due to heavy demand. A large number...
  • News 360: Pakistan violates ceasefire again, India retaliates October 6, 2014

    Pakistan violated ceasefire yet again on Monday as its troops fired on Indian villages killing five people and injuring 30 others. ...
  • Flipkart site crashes on day of its biggest sale, angry customers lash out October 6, 2014

    The big Flipkart sale was far from being a hit. The sale went live at 8.00 am but the website crashed due to heavy demand. A large number of consumers complained of not getting order confirmations even after making payments. Some say they were not able to see items they...
  • Has e-commerce hit the business of traditional retailers? October 6, 2014

    Discounts are perhaps not new for e-commerce giants. But now they've taken it to the next level with prices hitting a rock bottom. These websites have hit the business of traditional retailers. Shylaja Varma checks out how e-commerce is burning a hole in their pockets and what the customer really...
  • Flipkart crashes as orders surge on discount offers October 6, 2014

    Bangalore: The website of India's largest online e-retailer Flipkart.com Monday crashed within hours of opening for business, as millions of customers logged on to place orders for a plethora of products and brands offered at huge discounts. "There was an internal server issue due to which we had problem in receiving...
  • 'I don't need it, but it's on sale! Add to cart': 10 things every online buyer went through during the Flipkart Big Billion Day sale October 6, 2014

    From the front page of newspapers to Twitter trends, Flipkart's Big Billion Day sale was the talk of the town this morning. Online shopping addicts were up since morning, adding products to cart way before the sale had begun. As soon as the clock struck 8, users were hit by...