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Startup Policy Rundown: National Electronics Policy 2018, PM Modi’s GeM Push And More

Reflecting the series of policy reforms taken by the Indian government as well as various state governments’, India has jumped 23 positions in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business report 2019, re...

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 ...

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Competition Commission orders probe against Intel Corp

Fair trade regulator CCI has ordered an investigation against global chip maker Intel Corporation for allegedly abusing its dominant position in Indian market by restricting the production of ...

Singtel sees telecom sector inching towards stability

Telecommunications, a major shareholder in Bharti AirtelNSE 0.00 %, sees initial green shoots and some stability returning to the Indian telecom industry. “Total telecom industry revenue in India as a whole, for the...

India iPhone sales to fall for first time in four years: Report

Apple's iPhone sales are set to dip by around a quarter in India's holiday season fourth quarter, putting them on course for the first full-year fall in four years, industry research firm Counterpoint said o...

E-commerce players following predatory pricing, says mobile industry group

Mobile devices industry body ICEA said Thursday that e-commerce companies accounted for 45-50 per cent of handset sales last month allegedly due to predatory pricing.  "In US, the e-commerce sale of mobile phones...

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...

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JBL PartyBox 300, PartyBox 200 premium speakers launched in India

Samsung Electronics Co. and HARMAN International on Tuesday launched JBL PartyBox 200 and the JBL PartyBox 300 speakers for music enthusiasts in India. The JBL PartyBox 200 costs Rs 32,499 while the JBL PartyBox 300 i...

Intel to set up a tech development centre in Hyderabad

Tech giant Intel is setting up a technology development centre in Hyderabad.  A delegation led by Intel India chief Nivruti Roy met Telangana IT and Industries minister KT Rama Rao o...

Bharat going digital for payments

More Indians from smaller towns and cities are paying digitally for goods and services, raising expectations of sustained growth for non-cash payments, even as Reserve Bank data indicates the sharp spike in transactio...

Samsung exhibits 5G Tech for Smart Agriculture in India

The South Korean multinational electronics company, Samsung Electronics on 30 October exhibited how its solutions can enable a range of 5G-powered business models and scenarios for smart agriculture, home broadband se...

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...

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Hyderabad stares at e-waste scare

The city stares at a major disaster as most of the 32 lakh metric tonnes of e-waste that it generates annually is not being disposed of properly. The civic body too is not equipped  to handle it. While industries...

We intend to make India hub for exports to South Asia, West Asia, Africa: Manish Sharma, President & CEO, Panasonic India and South Asia

Japanese consumer electronics major Panasonic has invested Rs 450 crore in expanding its manufacturing facilities in India in the last three years under the ‘Make in India’ programme and intends to make the countr...

Data bill stays, not anti-trade: Govt

Undeterred by lobbying against mandatory data localisation for all global companies operating in India, the Ministry of Information Technology (IT) and Electronics plans to go ahead with the norms as announced in the ...

US withdraws duty benefits on Indian exports worth $75 million

Indian exports of certain musical instruments, leather, textiles, dairy, chemicals and processed fruits and vegetables to the US will no longer enjoy duty-free access, with the Trump administration withdrawing such co...

India postpones levying retaliatory tariffs on US goods to December 17

India has deferred imposing higher duties worth $235 million on 29 American goods to December 17. The retaliatory tariffs were scheduled to come into effect November 2 and have been postponed for the third time.&...

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...

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International Conference & Buyer-Seller Meet

Venue: Hotel Green Park, Chennai, India

Date: 15-02-2019

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