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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...

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Bihar Government Reaches Out To Electronics, Telecom Firms For Skilling, Employing States Youth

The Bihar government reached out to electronics and telecom companies and industry bodies for skilling of youths of the state and providing them employment opportunities. “We have been running ”recruit, train and ...

Foxconn to assemble top-end Apple iPhones in India

Taiwanese contract manufacturer Foxconn will invest well over $350 million (Rs 2,500 crore) to have new production lines to manufacture certain iPhone models in its factory in Sriperumbudur near Chennai in Tamil Nadu,...

Samsung reports increase in revenue as profits fall in India

South Korean smartphone and electronics giant Samsung has just revealed information about the performance of the company as part of its Regulatory filings to the Registrar of Companies (RoC). As part of the ...

RJio creates two subsidiaries for fibre, towers

Reliance Jio Infocomm (RJio), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), is craving out its fibre and tower assets into two separate companies that will provide it the flexibility to lease out the ass...

China-based Meizu makes a comeback in India market with launch of three smartphones

China-based consumer electronics company Meizu has made its comeback in the Indian market with the launch of three smartphones – Meizu M16th,Meizu M6T and Meizu C9 priced at Rs 39999, Rs 7999 and Rs 4999 (introducto...

VIVO's INR 4,000-crore Investment in India and OPPO's MD Resigns

Chinese companies in India made an advent many years ago. Today, this advent today has transformed into several successful ventures that have changed the form and shape of Chinese business ecosystem in the Indian mark...

Smartphones, heavy discounts on e-sales make India fastest growing e-commerce market Report

An increased smartphone penetration, advances in delivery infrastructure and heavy discounts on e-commerce buying are the key reasons behind India being the fastest growing e-commerce market, a new report has revealed...

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...

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India: Restrictions On E-Retailers - Government Tightens Norms

The Ministry of Commerce & Industry has, by way of the Press Note 2 (2018 Series) dated 26th December 2018 (Press Note), issued revised norms vis-à-vis foreign direct investment in e-commerce entities. While the ...

Over 33.5 lakh people trained in electronics, IT, ITeS in 4 years: Ahluwalia

Over 33.5 lakh people have been provided skill training in electronics, IT and IT-enabled services sectors between 2014-15 and 2017-18, Parliament was informed Wednesday. These people were provided trai...

Panasonic India slips back into red in FY18 Electronics

French company to provide Supercomputers worth Rs 4,500 crore  : For taking forward India’s Digital initiatives, India and France on Saturday inked a Rs 4,500 crore three year contract for getting supercomputer...

Panasonic India slips back into red in FY18 Electronics

HP; Gearing up for growth: With the PC market in urban centres offering limited room for growth, HP India is looking for greener pastures. It is aiming for growth from the gaming sub-category as well as the relatively...

Panasonic India slips back into red in FY18

Japan’s top electronics maker Panasonic NSE 6.63 % India lapsed back into losses in FY18, after clocking its maiden profit a year ago, with revenue too dipping last fiscal, as per latest regulatory disclosures. Pana...

Smart city mission 7 North East states sign MoU with Bharat Electronics Limited

Seven Northeastern states on Saturday signed separate Memorandum of Understandings (MoU) with the Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) to facilitate the development of cloud-based Integrated Command and Control Centre for...

EV Motors India plans to install 6,500 charging parks

EV Motors India plans to use cooperation with DLF, Delta Electronics and ABB India to set up a brand name Plug Ngo, which will install more than 6,500 EV charging parks across India over the next five years. They will...

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...

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Harley-Davidson, Panasonic Team Up on LiveWire Electric Motorcycle

The electric bike was built in partnership with Panasonic Automotive and runs its OneConnect services platform, which is integrated with the Harley Davidson app for Android and iOS. The bike has built-in GPS and LTE c...

DEFENCE PSUS WORKFORCE SHRUNK BY NEARLY 25% IN 5 YEARS

The number employees on the rolls of defence PSUs as of March 2018 shrunk nearly by a quarter compared to the number they employed as of 2013, with hiring at all companies failing to match the attrition rate, includin...

Xiaomi Mi TV India price slashed after new GST rates come into effect, here are the new prices

he new prices of the Mi TVs are already in effect. The price drop of some of Mi TVs come into effect after the India Government reduced the GST on TVs from 28 per cent to 18 per cent. Xiaomi India started th...

After a successful first cohort, Shell announces second batch of E4 startups

The second edition of Shell India's cohort for its E4 programme has eight companies, including two Tech30 startups Mobycy and AutoVRse.  To strengthen its position as a partner to energy sector entrepre...

Govt. Cancels Permit Granted To HSMC Tech For Setting Up Semiconductor Plant

In a recent report PTI stated that with this, the government is left with no proposal to set up any manufacturing plant for electronic chips, which are known as the heart of modern devices and considered to be of stra...

Govt releases Rs 1 cr till Nov out of Rs 44 cr earmarked for NCCC for FY 19

An amount of Rs 44 crore was earmarked for National Cyber Coordination Centre (NCCC) for 2018-19, of which Rs 1 crore has been released till November...

Venture capital industry moving towards maturity: Bain-IVCA report

The Indian venture capital industry is showing signs of maturity with the focus turning towards quality of deals clinched rather than mere quantity, a new report says. The report titled “Perspectives on the Indian V...

Epayment Company Benow smells opportunity in PoS business

Mumbai-based digital payments startup Benow which acquires merchants for QR code-based transactions is all set to move into the hardware point-of-sales business sensing stronger opportunity in the card payments space....

Why India will supersede China – Part 1

For much of recorded history, India and China were the most influential civilizations in the world, partly due to the size of their populations and geography. Cultural and political reasons explain why China has outpa...

Data localization clause may hurt trade pacts between European Union and India, says Ralf Sauer

Even as India’s efforts to frame a comprehensive data protection bill is being appreciated, officials of the European Union are concerned over the element of data localization that is expected in the legislation whi...

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Events

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International Conference & Buyer-Seller Meet

Venue: Hotel Green Park, Chennai, India

Date: 15-02-2019

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Convergence India 2019

Venue: Pragati Maidan, New Delhi

Date: 29-01-2019

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India Electronics Week (IEW)

Venue: Bengaluru, India

Date: 26-02-2019

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China International PCB and Assembly Show (CPCA Show)

Venue: National Convention & Exhibition Center, Shanghai, China

Date: 19-03-2019

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electronica China 2019

Venue: Shanghani New International Expo Centre China

Date: 20-03-2019

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KPCA Show 2019 (Int’l Electronic Circuits and Packaging Show)

Venue: KINTEX Exhibition Center, Goyang, Gyeonggi, Korea

Date: 24-04-2019

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Electronica India 2019

Venue: Greater Noida, Delhi NCR, India

Date: 25-09-2019

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