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Foreign companies approach government to ask for a say in Ecommerce Policy

Foreign companies left out of the deliberations in the initial round of the e-commerce policy have approached the government to be consulted by the committee of secretaries. During the initial discussions on the ...

New ecommerce policy will help India in WTO negotiations: Commerce department

The commerce department has asserted that India requires a domestic ecommerce policy as there was pressure from developed countries on it to take part in WTO negotiations on online trade and also to counter China&rsqu...

Irked ministries question many suggestions in draft ecommerce policy

The controversial draft policy on ecommerce, which proposes up to 49% foreign direct investment (FDI) in inventory-based ecommerce and pitches for data localisation, has irked various ministries and government departm...

Draft National E-commerce Policy : data localization and priority to domestic companies

The draft National E-Commerce policy, of which MediaNama has a copy (pdf), includes debatable requirements like...

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Xiaomi takes retail FDI to next stage in India, sets up company-owned retail store

Chinese smartphone major Xiaomi on Wednesday opened its first company-owned brick-and-mortar Mi Home store in India taking its retail foreign direct investment (FDI) plans to the next stage after started selling direc...

Import of mobile phones fell by half in fiscal 2017-18: Foxconn chief

India currently produces 225 million phones valued at Rs 1,32,000 crore a year, which amounts to 12 phones a second, said Josh Foulger, Country Head & Managing Director, Foxconn International Holding, India. Addre...

Xiaomi scales up ‘Make in India

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has scaled up manufacturing in India over the last three years. Now it has the capacity to roll out two phones every second, said Raghu Reddy, Head, Category and Online Sales, Xi...

Xiaomi Bows to India Security Concerns

Xiaomi Corpis now storing data generated in India on local servers, after the nation’s government indicated that concerns about security breaches may lead to rules mandating domestic data sto...

Govt re-skilling IT talent in data analytics space

With IT and telecom industry on the cusp of a data revolution, the need for a skilled workforce, especially in data analytics segment has assumed critical importance.

There is a talent deficit in data/analytics ...

Apple set to allow apps to check spam on iPhone

Apple seems to have decided to relent in India and fall in line with telecom regulator Trai’s demand to allow an anti-spam app that tackles the menace of unwanted calls and messages. Sources said the electronics...

TRAI suggests norms for app-based calls

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India proposed that internet telephony calls originating from international out roamers should be routed through the gateway of licenced International Long Distance Operators (ILDOs...

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Villagers not logging on to digital India: Gujarat National Law University

It seems rural Gujarat is yet to understand the vision of the central government that is trying to make transactions digital. A study sponsored by the Gujarat government on understanding digital financial literacy in ...

Government eyes USD 240-billion electronics industry in Andhra Pradesh

Minister for IT, Electronics and Communication Nara Lokesh has said the State government aims to have electronic manufacturing industry worth $240 billion in Andhra Pradesh. He said the State government was taking ste...

India, resource-rich Kazakhstan to put in place IT partnership

India and Central Asias biggest country Kazakhstan are hoping to launch an initiative this week to put in place a mechanism for Information Technology partnership.  Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakh...

Imported electronics may get dearer

The consumer electronics industry fears the government’s move to restrict non-essential imports might lead to increase in custom duties on premium televisions and appliances, which would increase prices.  Senio...

Government eyes USD 240-billion electronics industry in Andhra Pradesh

Minister for IT, Electronics and Communication Nara Lokesh has said the State government aims to have electronic manufacturing industry worth $240 billion in Andhra Pradesh. He said the State government was taking ste...

Centre Of Software Technology Park Of India To Be Set Up In Haryana

The government of Haryana informs that decks have been cleared for the setting up of a centre of Software Technology Park of India (STPI) in Panchkula with the Haryana Government deciding to transfer land measuring &n...

Electronics mfg in India to touch $104 billion

The India’s electronic product industry is one of the largest in the world and is expected to reach a turnover of $400 billion in 2022. Total production of electronics hardware goods in India is estimated to reach $...

Xiaomi's key smartphone component supplier Holitech Technology to start making in India from next year

ooks like Xiaomi's Supplier Investment Summit which was organised in April this year to help non-local component suppliers to start making locally is bearing fruit. One of its key component suppliers, Holitech Tec...

Hyundai plans to introduce full range of electric vehicles in India

South Korean auto major Hyundai Motor is planning to introduce its full range of electric vehicles in India as it tries to expand its product offerings to compete with market leader Maruti SuzukiNSE 0.43 % for a bigge...

IT Ministry urges e-commerce players to set up data centres locally, at the earliest

With India tightening its data security regime, the government recently told e-commerce giants such as Amazon to set up their data centres in the country at the earliest. “I have emphasised in my meeting with to...

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Indian electronics users more ambitious now, influx of demand from tier II, III cities’ says Arnold Su

One of the largest markets globally, the electronics industry in India is expected to grow at a CAGR of 24.4 per cent between 2012 and 2020. In the next four years alone, the market in India is expected to reach $400 ...

Polysilicon for Electronics Market Key Players, Industry Overview, Supply and Consumption Demand Analysis to 2022

Polysilicon for Electronics Market report consists of market overview and dynamics, strategic company developments, historic and forecast revenue by product phase, major key organizations, and in...

Samsung India bets big on system air-conditioner business

Electronics major Samsung India is expecting further growth in the system AC HVAC (heating, ventilation and air-conditioning) business over the next two-three years, director (system AC) of the company Vipin Agrawal s...

How India can become the manufacturing capital of the world

Over the last two decades, China has been the hardware base of the world, while India has been the software base. With the new Samsung factory coming in, will India turn the tide and become the world’s hardware capi...

TVs get a 'Make in India' twist, start local production at component stage

Make in India just got a shot in the arm from electronics manufacturing. In the past few weeks, brands such as Xiaomi, TCL, Skyworth, BPL and Thomson — which until recently were importing televisions for sale in the...

FY 19 growth to be slower than expected; here’s why

With bond yields spiking and the rupee losing more value every day, India’s macroeconomics is fast deteriorating. The timing is really unfortunate because there are signs of an incipient recovery in the economy; con...

Centre sets up panel of secretaries into look e-commerce issues

With concerns being raised on some proposals of the draft e-commerce policy, the government has set up a group of secretaries to look into the issues, according to an official. The group will be chaired by the secreta...

India overtakes China to become the world’s fastest growing economy in Q1 2018

While the International Monetary Fund may have revised its estimate...

Defence Ministry Yet To Decide On Venue For Next Aero India Show

The Defence Ministry has received requests from a number of states including Gujarat, Rajasthan, Odisha, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh to host the next Aero India, amid reports that the mega aerospace event is being mo...

Defence ministry approves procurement of next generation offshore patrol vessels

The defence ministry today approved a long-pending proposal to procure six indigenously manufactured next generation offshore patrol vessels (NGOPVs) for the Navy at a cost of Rs 4,941 crore, officials said.  The...

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ELCINA Delegation to Taipei

Venue: Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, Taipei, Taiwan

Date: 11-10-2018

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Conference

Venue: Bangalore International Exhibition Center (BIEC), Bengaluru

Date: 27-09-2018

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Conference

Venue: Bangalore International Exhibition Center (BIEC), Bengaluru

Date: 27-09-2018

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Electronica Munich

Venue: Munich, Germany

Date: 13-11-2018

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