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  • Government taking steps to create deterrents against acid attacks: Rajnath Singh 1 hour 27 minutes ago

    Home Minister Rajnath Singh said the government is taking steps to create deterrents against acid attacks. He said he has instructed the Delhi Police to register and monitor the sale of acid online. The remarks came after a female doctor was attacked with acid in the national capital this week. ...
  • By 2018, 9 out of 10 phones to be smartphones: Report December 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Smartphone sales grew over 20 per cent in the July-September quarter, 2014, on the back of strong growth in emerging markets, research firm Gartner said today. Given the fast pace of smartphone sales growth and declining preference for feature phones, Gartner estimates that nine out of ten...
  • AirAsia India joins fare war, puts one-way ticket at Rs 699 November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: AirAsia India joined the domestic fare war launching a week-long sale offer for its entire network with one-way tickets with prices as low as Rs 699 including taxes. The move came as part of its Malaysian parent company AirAsia presenting a 'Big Sale' with three million promotional seats on...
  • Recruiter's take: 4 skills that will get you hired in business development November 3, 2014

    New Delhi: It's good news for job aspirants looking for a business development profile! Whether a burgeoning company or a cash cow, of late every organisation is eyeing talent with business development skills. As organisations realise the importance of hiring human capital with a knack for business, the profiles and...
  • Gold sales jump about 20 per cent for Diwali: Trade body October 25, 2014

    Singapore: Gold sales in India during the festivals of Diwali and Dhanteras celebrated this week rose by about a fifth, a senior official at the country's biggest gold trade group said on Friday. Premiums in India, the second biggest buyer of bullion, jumped to $17-$18 an ounce this week, compared with...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Live: Best online deals you shouldn't miss out on October 6, 2014

    It seems to be a big day today - at least in terms of online sales. From Flipkart to Snapdeal, online retailers have been luring customers with their steal offers since morning. While some buyers have managed to grab the best of the deals under Flipkart's 'Big Billion Day' and...
  • Honda Cars registers 45 per cent sales growth in September 2014 October 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Honda Cars India Ltd, one of the leading manufacturer of premium cars in India registered a monthly domestic sales of 15,015 units in September 2014 witnessing a growth of 45 per cent. The automobile company sold 10,354 units in September 2013. All models from Honda's stable have maintained strong...
  • China customers willing to pay huge price in black market for iPhone 6 September 29, 2014

    The new iPhone 6 has been a sales blockbuster for Apple. It is not on sale in China yet but customers are so eager to use the new phone that they are willing to pay huge prices in the black market. ...
  • Kerala set to implemenmt new liquor policy, bar owners eyes on SC September 10, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: As Kerala is all set to implement the new liquor policy by Thursday night, there is some air of hope for the bar owners as the Supreme court will consider their case. The state government had decided on August 21 to close down all bars other than the five...
  • Muzaffarnagar riot victims to sell houses at throwaway prices, live in ghettos September 5, 2014

    Muzaffarnagar: It has been a year since riots shattered the peace of Muzaffarnagar. Ever since, the city and the villages around it have been on tenterhooks, always tense that any small incident could spark another incident. The mood is best captured in Lissad, a village that has seen 13 deaths...
  • Sonia's reaction boosted sales of my book, says Natwar August 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Taking a dig at Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, former Foreign Minister Natwar Singh on Thursday said she should not have reacted to the controversy caused by his book, and that her intervention only helped increase the sale of his just released autobiography. Singh claimed Sonia and her daughter Priyanka's May...
  • Illegal arms sale: SC voices anguish over Armymen being let off with reprimand August 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed its anguish over topranking Army officers being let off with minor punishment of "reprimand" and small fine for their involvement in illegal sale of weapons and kept its option open to order probe in all Army commands. Indicating that it may consider a...
  • Apple's profit climbs along with iPhone sales, but iPad sales slump July 23, 2014

    San Francisco: Apple on Tuesday reported that its quarterly profit climbed with strong iPhone demand, but a decline in iPad tablet sales put a damper on its results. The Californiabased company posted a profit of $7.7 billion on revenue of $37.4 billion in the three months period to June 28, an...
  • Odisha: Infant boy allegedly sold by parents, rescued July 17, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: A 22dayold infant boy who was allegedly sold by his parents was rescued by the police and at least six persons, including the adoptive couple were detained in Bhubaneswar for their involvement in the incident. "Police have rescued the child who was allegedly sold by his parents for money. We...
  • States seek easier land sales in reform challenge for Modi July 16, 2014

    New Delhi: States eager to kickstart major infrastructure projects have proposed radical changes to land acquisition laws that are blamed for stalling billions of dollars' worth of roads, railways, ports and power installations. According to a confidential government paper seen by Reuters, several states want to do away with obtaining landowners'...
  • Narendra Modi to target record asset sales in Budget: source July 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The government will seek to raise up to a record $11.7 billion in asset sales in its maiden Budget this week, a senior government source said, bolstering state finances and buying time for structural reforms to revive a weak economy. The privatisation target could reach Rs 700 billion, almost...
  • Sales Tax official arrested on attempt to rape charges on minor maid June 26, 2014

    A Sales Tax department official was booked for his alleged attempt to rape his minor maid in Sri Ji Dham Colony on Thursday. The teenage girl had herself lodged a complaint in this regard at Highway police station on Wednesday evening. According to the FIR, Sales Tax department official Dhuredra Chaturvedi...
  • Charlie Chaplin's iconic suit and bowler hat on sale June 12, 2014

    Los Angeles: A costume worn by Charlie Chaplin as his iconic Little Tramp character is on sale for USD 195,000. Chaplin is best remembered for donning the suit and bowler hat combination to portray a bumbling vagrant striving to behave like a gentleman. The movie icon was reportedly first given the outfit...
  • SpiceJet launches another round of low fares for flyers from South India June 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Kalanithi Maranpromoted budget carrier SpiceJet on Tuesday announced another round of discounts, offering flyers fares as low as Rs 1,999 under a 'Monsoon Sale' scheme. The fresh round of discounted fares is applicable for three days starting today on all SpiceJet flights from eight cities in South India, the...
  • Domestic car sales up by 3.08 per cent, bikes 11.71 per cent in May June 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Domestic passenger car sales grew by 3.08 per cent to 1,48,577 units last month as compared with 1,44,132 units in May 2013. According to the data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), motorcycle sales in May this year grew by 11.71 per cent to 9,84,469...
  • AirAsia India's Rs 990 ticket sparks fare war June 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Asia's biggest budget carrier AirAsia is set to make its maiden Indian flight this week, fuelling a cutthroat fare war in a sector already reeling from losses. AirAsia India will take off on Thursday with an eyecatching promotional fare of Rs 990 for flights between hightech hub Bangalore and...