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Jio doesn't have a single Chinese component, Mukesh Ambani tells Donald Trump

Washington in the past has put pressure on New Delhi to keep China's Huawei out of the India's 5G deployments. The Indian government, however, has all..

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Vodafone Idea asks DoT for 15 years to pay AGR dues

The telco has to pay dues of about Rs 57,000 cr, as per DoT’s estimates, but has so far paid only Rs 3,500 cr.

Vodafone Idea asks for a steep hike in mobile data tariffs

Setting a floor price would help it generate enough cash to pay its dues to the government, the company said.Vodafone Idea users now pay as little as ₹7.8 for 1 GB per day under its 28-day plan for ₹219, with unlimited calling

RBI flags risks to banks, inflation in telecom crisis

Allow telcos to stagger payment of dues, RBI urges govt.RBI’s monetary policy committee had cautioned about the impact of tariff hikes on inflation

India's Mobile Economy is Continuously Flourishing and Many Industries are Benefiting from It

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Email WhatsApp Reddit FlipboardIndia’s mobile economy is rapidly growing in the last few years. This is one of the most populated countries in the world and as more people here that use mobile devices, the bigger the mobile market is. This can be good for many businesses and it just makes …

American Tower expects zero billing growth in India

American Tower CEO Jim Taiclet said the global telecom tower company is expecting lower levels of new business in India in 2020, as carriers will not be able to make huge network investments due to AGR issue. India Carrier Consolidation-Driven Churn has subsided. From a planning perspective we’ve layered in some additional churn for 2020 …

India’s first smartphone with ISRO’s NavIC tech is already available for purchase

India’s first smartphone ISRO’s NavIC navigation support is already available for customers. Here’s everything you need to know.

Mukesh Ambani plans to offer ₹3,000 smartphone to hit his 500 million subscriber target

Reliance Jio is working on bringing affordable 4G smartphones below ₹3,000 in the country. The company wants to speed up its acquisition of existing 2G subscribers

Vodafone’s woes make Sunil Mittal richer by a billion dollars

Sunil Mittal added a billion dollars in his net worth — thanks to Vodafone troubles. Sunil Mittal’s net worth increased to $3.5bn in the last one year.

Airtel launches new international packs: All about recharge plans, tariffs and new prebooking facility

Once the pack benefits are exhausted, data services would be barred to preclude any unwanted charges due to over-usage, Airtel said. Customers can then take another pack or a top-up on the go through Airtel Thanks app. Airtel postpaid customers can also enable or disable their international services with just one click through the Airtel Thanks app.

How India's fastest-growing smartphone brand Realme is planning a fintech disruption

realme's biggest growth comes from India, and the Chinese smartphone brand now wants to make the most of its young user base with fintech platform PaySa.

Hindustan Unilever, Nestle India top access to nutrition rankings

Report suggests less than a third of sales of firms assessed are derived from what it calls ‘healthy products’.16 food and beverages manufacturers were evaluated for policies, practices

Cobots transforming the face of the Indian FMCG industry

Collaborative robots democratizing automation by enabling human-robot collaboration By-line: Pradeep David,

Chandigarh NCLT approves Hindustan Unilever, GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare merger deal

FMCG major Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) on Wednesday said the Chandigarh bench of National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has approved the scheme of amalgamation for the merger of the company and GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare (GSKCH)

PepsiCo India to Establish Rs 400 Cr Manufacturing Project in Assam

PepsiCo India is set to establish a Rs 400 crore manufacturing project in Assam.

Karnataka HC grants interim stay on CCI probe into Flipkart

Flipkart got a stay on the same lines as Amazon, said one person directly involved in the matter.CCI had in January ordered a probe into alleged violations of competition law by Amazon and Flipkart

Withholding Tax: Will it make shopping on Amazon, Flipkart, others expensive?

The e-commerce entities have said they need time to upgrade IT systems in order to enable them to collect the 1 per cent tax deduction at source (TDS) from sellers.

Walmart-Flipkart deal: Foreign shareholders approach AAR over capital gains

Foreign stakeholders of Flipkart have approached the tax authority seeking more clarity on the capital gains taxes arising out of the Walmart-Flipkart deal.

Flipkart opens experience centre in Kolkata

Walmart-owned e-commerce major Flipkart has set up a ‘Furniture Experience Center’ here. This will be the e-tailer’s first offline presence in eastern India. Spread across nearly 2,200 sq ft, the e

Ease of doing business? 22 months after Walmart bought Flipkart the tax on the deal is still unclear

Walmart had acquired a 77% stake in Flipkart for a whopping $16 billion in 2018. Walmart had paid a withholding tax of ₹7,439 crore for the 10 major shareholders

Kirana shops hold ground amid competition from ecommerce, supermarts; whats helping them stay afloat

Even while e-commerce platforms such as Amazon, Flipkart and hypermarkets such as Reliance Fresh and Big Bazar give stiff competition to mom and pop stores, the neighbourhood stores continue to thrive.

Infosys grants stock incentives to CEO Salil Parekh worth Rs 3.25 crore

Bengaluru-based IT Services major Infosys has granted stock options worth Rs 3.25 crore to CEO Salil Parekh under the 2015 Incentive Compensation Plan, the company has said in a regulatory filing. The incentive has been offered in the form of Restricted Stock Units (RSUs) and has a three-year equal vesting schedule. The date of grant of these units is February 27, the company informed the exchanges.

Tech giants eye SME segment to tap India's cloud services market, says GlobalData

The recent partnerships announced by global tech giants Microsoft and Google with Indian telcos Bharti Airtel (Airtel) and Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited (Jio),

Update yourselves with newest technology, managers told

Coimbatore, Feb 27 (): With digitisation makinga revolution across the globe, managers and executives shouldbe abreast with the newest technology for growth,

TCS Recognized as a Global Top Employer for Fifth Consecutive Year

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, has been recognized as a Global Top Employer for the fifth consecutive year by the Top Employers Institu

Google Translate adds five new languages

Google Translate has added five more new languages to its service today, bring the total to 108 languages. This is the first time in four years, it has added new languages to its artificial intelligen

Twitter makes Hide Replies feature available for developers to curb online trolling

Microblogging site Twitter is set to make its ‘Hide Replies’ feature available to its developers. Twitter will let developers access its Hide Replies so that they can create tools that will help the f

Google seeks US permission to work with Huawei

US government had placed Huawei on its Entity List in 2016

Sequoia India leads $16 Mn round in healthcare startup Qure.ai

Healthcare AI firm Qure.ai has secured $16 million in a funding round led by Sequoia along with MassMutual Ventures Southeast Asia (SEA) also participated. 

How Amazon plans to take on Swiggy and Zomato

The food delivery platform is open to own employees for now, pilots underway across five high-density pin codes in Bengaluru

'SaaSy' Unicorn Freshworks Strengthens Its Portfolio With Acquisition Of AnswerIQ

The move to add the US-based start-up to its portfolio will allow Freshworks to develop its artificial intelligence offerings

With the power of AI, India can reimagine delivery of public services

For India the real power of AI lies in its potential to address massive societal challenges that were traditionally considered to be beyond the purview of computing

India Has The Most Number of Spotify Users in 18-24 Years Age Group (Tech Report)

India has the highest number of Spotify users in the 18-24 age group among all global markets, the Swedish music streaming giant announced.

Govt To Revisit IT Norms Amid Rising Cybercrime, Payments Frauds

IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, on Wednesday, said that the government is looking to changing the existing norms laid out in the IT Act.

IndiaMART becomes first B2B marketplace in India to register 10 crore users

The marketplace provides ease and convenience to buyers by offering a wide assortment of products and a responsive seller base.Nearly 36% of the traffic on IndiaMART comes from metro cities and the remaining 64 per cent from tier one, tier two and smaller towns

Google Pay revenues in India surged 155% to $156M in FY 2018-19 with $710K in profits

Google Pay managed to sneak in close to $710K in profits for the year ending March 2019, which is slightly lower than the $760K.

Kishore Biyani snubs Paytm, only Future Pay to be accepted at Easyday stores

Easyday stores across the country will now accept digital payments only through its own app – Future Pay. A circular put up in Easyday stores for customers

India wants fair share of $100 billion global taxes from Google, Facebook

With a hope of getting larger chunk of $100 billion in global taxes to be paid by digital companies, India is pushing that number of users should determine taxes payable by digital majors in a country. The OECD under its Base Erosion and Profit Shifting initiative has come up with a number — $ 100 billion — in additional taxes digital majors need to pay globally.

From voice to vernacular and gaming, here are India's leading mobile internet trends

Most of India’s mobile internet users access voice, vernacular, and video services. YourStory looks at the top trends in mobile internet consumption.

More women are studying science, but how many are pursuing it as a career?

Interestingly, Women in Science is the theme for National Science Day that is being observed today

Tech cos making efforts to improve gender diversity

Tech companies like TCS, Infosys, SAP Labs India, AMD, Texas Instruments, Cognizant, Mindtree, Mphasis are set to crack the gender diversity code.

RBI approves appointment of Sumant Kathpalia as IndusInd Bank CEO for three years

A chartered accountant by qualification, Sumant Kathpalia has been with the bank since 2008.In October last year, the bank had said its board finalized a potential candidate for the position of managing director & chief executive after Romesh Sobti's term comes to an end in March 2020

Dhanlaxmi Bank MD CEO Sunil Gurbaxani takes charge

New Delhi, Feb 27 () Private sector Dhanlaxmi Bank on Thursday said its new managing director and CEO Sunil Gurbaxani has taken charge from February 27."It

Sandeep Singh elected Chairman of CII Karnataka State Council

Sandeep Singh, Managing Director, Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery Co Pvt Ltd, has been elected as the Chairman of CII Karnataka State Council for the year

Reddit's CEO explosively described TikTok as 'parasitic' and 'spyware'

Reddit CEO Steve Huffman said TikTok is "fundamentally parasitic" at a panel discussion on Wednesday.Huffman said he actively tells people not to install the

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