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The government has halved the basic custom duty on open cell displays used in the manufacturing of LED television panels whereby leading television makers like Samsung, LG, Panasonic and Sony are now likely to roll ba
Union Minister Manoj Sinha on Tuesday said the new telecom policy is almost ready and will be brought in the next session of Parliament after a Cabinet nod.
“The new telecom policy is almost ready, and, th
Responding to exporters’ complaints that field officers were arbitrarily demanding documents for processing Goods and Services Tax (GST) refund claims, which was leading to rejection of several applications, the
Increasing import duty hikes on electronic goods has left the sector in limbo. The surge in rates in rec
The government must be disruptive in its fiscal incentives and offer policy certainty to attract investment in the upstream sector to meet its ambition of cutting oil import by a tenth, the chief executive of Vedanta&
The country’s top angel networks are in active consultations with the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) on giving formal recognition to angel groups. “The DIPP is very receptive to the i
The New Industrial Policy will focus on reducing regulations and promoting ease of doing business at the district level, Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu has said.
Interacting with members of industr
Increasing import duty on toys and artificial jewellery will do little to cut the country’s dependence on Chinese imports in these sectors, according to domestic players, who say the government should instead ra
List of Electronic items on which GST reduced from 28% to 18% (As announced on 10th November 2017)
In order to strengthen the ongoing momentum in domestic production of electronic goods, the government is looking at drafting a new electronics manufacturing policy and as a first step, a consultation with the industr
Nidhi Markanday, director at Intex Technologies, has revealed how some of the latest guidelines in India are encouraging phone companies to step up manufacturing in the country.
Intex, one of the leadi
China’s Huawei Technologies is set to significantly ramp up handset production capacity at its Chennai factory and also increase the number of its original equipment maker (OEM) partners as part of its efforts t
Telecom regulator Trai today said it hopes to finalize in about a month the recommendations on promoting telecom equipment manufacturing in the country. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) held open house
Wistron, the Taiwanese contract manufacturer that makes iPhones for Apple in India, is set to invest Rs 682 crore on expanding operations, having got approval to acquire additional land near Bengaluru, a senior Karnat
Telecom minister Manoj Sinha has asked India’s top carriers to focus on improving services instead of fighting among themselves, especially now that the government has cleared measures for immediate relief, whic
The government on Wednesday cleared a relief package for the debt-ridden telecom sector, giving more time to operators to pay for the spectru
India is the fastest-growing e-commerce market and is expected to reach US$ 188 billion by 2025. The growth of the online segment can be attributed to our increasing dependency on smartphones for professional networki
India could see investments of up to $900 million (about Rs 6,000 crore) in the next two years from leading handset makers and global contract manufacturers that are seeking to increase the local content in their inst
The government is likely to impose basic customs duty on mobile phone components such as populated printed circuit boards (PCBs), camera modules and connectors from April 1, according to senior officials.
Telecom regulatory Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) slammed Reliance Communications for “usurping” un-spent pre-paid balances and security deposit of its mobile customers after operations were
Apple raised the prices of all its mobile phones, except the iPhone SE, for the second time in two months, after the government increased basic customs duty (BCD), a move which increases pressure on the company to exp
The Department of Telecom (DoT) is likely to float draft of the National Telecom Policy (NTP) 2018 within a week for public comments, an official source said.
The draft (of the NTP 2018) is very likely to be iss
Apple iPhone sales in India dipped in the October-December quarter.
According to Counterpoint Research, iPhone sales declined by 9 per cent in volume terms and 7 per cent in volume terms and 7 per cent by revenu
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
After its exit from the consumer mobile business, the Tata group, which had invested Rs.47,208 crore In in the past 15 years through equity and debt, would now have two businesses – enterprise busine
The Cabinet was on Wednesday informed about a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and Sri Lanka for promoting co-operation in Information Technology (IT) and Electronics field. The pact was signed o
Make-in-India is one of the key cornerstones of the current government to raise growth rates and create employment. It has been almost four years since the initiative was launched, with much hope and fanfare. The gove
Unlike voting machines in some countries which are connected to a network, Indian EVMs are standalone. Tampering an EVM through the hardware port or through a Wi-Fi connection is not possible as there is no frequency
Mobile penetration in India is now passed As phones get ‘smarter’ and more ‘affordable’, the next big development in the telecom sector is the increasing usage of mobile data. Betti
A software professional who recently joined consumer lending startup MoneyTap as a senior Android developer was taken aback when asked to recount the most embarrassing incident from his life at an all-hands meeting du
Nearly 50 electric and hybrid vehicles will be unveiled at Auto Expo 2018 that starts in Greater Noida this week; in what will be an affirmation of automakers’ commitment to India’s ambitious goal on elect
IT security software maker Kaspersky Lab has detected some servers in India that were used by notorious cyber-criminal gang Lazarus, which is believed to be behind large-scale cyber-attacks across the world including
Hexagon AB, a global provider of information technology solutions, is integrating various technolo
Ireland gave the green light for tech giant Apple to build an €850-million ($1.0-billion) data centre, following a battle with conservationists who were seeking to preserve a forest.
High Court judge Paul M
Leaders of Apple Inc., Google and other U.S. technology giants head to China this weekend to pursue a familiar goal: To do more business in th
The entry of China’s giant e-vehicles company BYD in India by bagging large tenders for electric buses is worrying Indian auto majors but the Union government is weighing their concerns against the benefits of c
A number of Chinese companies across various sectors have converged here in Hyderabad to take part in the Sm@rt Urbanization meet to explore the possibilities of working on projects in the upcoming smart cities projec
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has said that India has huge potential to become the leader in solar energy sector. Mr Naidu said this while addressing the inaugural session of ELECRAMA 2018, organized by the Indian E
In support of government's electric mobility drive, leading power and energy management company Delta Electronics India Pvt. Ltd. on
Electronic items are weighing heavily on India’s trade deficit. Relentlessly rising imports of electronic items, especially mobile phones, at a time when crude oil prices are firmer, pose a risk to the country&r
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has begun a project to build IT systems that would help streamline operations and take faster decisions as it looks to increase domestic production of arms and equipment for the armed for
State-run Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) will soon float another global tender for 10,000 electric vehicles to be deployed across the country for government use, a senior executive has said.
One of the major sectors where the government is promoting digital payments is fuel retailing and digital payment companies are targeting the state-owned fuel retailing agencies for rapid digitisation of fuel pumps, w
In recent years, Industry 4.0 has evolved rapidly from a distant, esoteric concept to something companies now believe is real and tangible.
Industry 4.0 is a collective term for the new technologies that are sig
Consumer electronics makers Samsung, LG, Sony and Panasonic are reviewing their 'Make in India' strategy for televisions — which may lead to scaling down of local assembling operations — following
Tata Motors has said that the government’s incentives must be directed towards electric vehicles (EVs) only, as the industry would have to develop technologies such as hybrids in order to meet the future regulat
Electric two-wheeler maker Hero Electric will invest Rs 700 crore in capacity expansion over the next three to four years as it expects demand for green mobility solutions to pick up soon.
Naveen Munjal, c
Eicher Trucks and Buses launched its first electric bus “Skyline Pro E”. The buses are certified to ply on Indian roads and we are confident they will bring great value to commuters, city transportat
Startups incorporated before 2016 that have got up to Rs.10 crore in angel funding won’t face the so-called angel tax, once changes in the regime are finalized by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotio
Nearly half of the municipal buses on the road worldwide will be electric within seven years. With China expected to dominate the global market as it aims to cut urban pollution and support domestic manufacturer
The government raised the basic customs duty on a range of products from consumer goods and automotive parts to fully and partly built vehicles and medical devices, among others. The hike was to the tune of 5-10
Warehouses of e-commerce companies based in countries such as Australia, Japan, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands and Russia may not be exempted from paying the income tax in India once the multilateral instrument (
With an aim to further strengthen the defence infrastructure along its frontier with China, India is focusing on the central sector of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) by planning to connect its primary passes and val
Amazon is willing to team up with competitions Apple and Alphabet’s Google if it would help improve customers’ experience with its Alexa voice-activated virtual assistant, an executive working on the platf
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) said its second-quarter profits dropped 2.16 per cent per-on-year to Rs.6,446 crore, while revenue grew 4.3 per cent to Rs.30,541 crore. The revenue performance was in line
Cyient Ltd., formerly Infotech Enterprises, has posted revenues of Rs.965.40 crore in the second quarter ended September 30, 2017, as against Rs.913.60 crore in the same quarter last year, showing a growth of 5.
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