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Laptops to printer cartridges, electronics clearance sale on Amazon

Computer and accessories are needed every now and then while at work. Buying them when they are available as part of a deal is always a nice option. Some picks.   
Laptops, fitness bands, cables and printer cartridges are among popular electronics products online. 
Laptops, fitness bands, cables and printer cartridges are among popular electronics products online. 
Published on Nov 10, 2021 12:24 PM IST
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ByNivedita Mishra

Govt expects Rs18,000 crore investment in electronics sector

The government has set a target of getting "incremental investment by mobile companies and electronics manufacturing units approved under the PLI scheme" of 1,000 crore and expects one lakh people to be employed by the approved companies till FY 2021-22.
A sales target of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>10,000 crore for mobile sector PLI companies has been set for 2021-22 alone.(Reuters)
A sales target of 10,000 crore for mobile sector PLI companies has been set for 2021-22 alone.(Reuters)
Published on Feb 01, 2021 08:54 PM IST
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Amazon’s Great Indian Festival to be back this Diwali season from October 13 to 17

Offers to be available on the widest selection of smartphones, laptops, cameras, large appliances & TVs, among others.
Amazon Prime members would be able to avail exclusive early access starting 12 noon on October 12.(REUTERS Photo)
Amazon Prime members would be able to avail exclusive early access starting 12 noon on October 12.(REUTERS Photo)
Updated on Oct 07, 2019 04:02 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByIndo Asian News Service

World cup fever grips Indian fans, TV sales soar up to 100%

Consumer electronics makers as Sony, Samsung, LG and Panasonic have reported up to 100 % jump in sales of large-screen TVs (55-inch and above) compared to the same period last year.
The sales spurt has not been restricted to just the metros, as smaller cities such as Hubli, Jabalpur, Raipur, Ranchi, Kochi and Nagpur too have posted robust numbers. (AFP PHOTO / CHANDAN KHANNA)
The sales spurt has not been restricted to just the metros, as smaller cities such as Hubli, Jabalpur, Raipur, Ranchi, Kochi and Nagpur too have posted robust numbers. (AFP PHOTO / CHANDAN KHANNA)
Updated on Jun 16, 2019 03:34 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

‘Weapon of choice?’: China rare earth prices soar on their potential role in trade war

Rare earths, a group of 17 elements that appear in low concentrations in the ground, are used in a wide-range of products stretching from lasers and military equipment to magnets found in consumer electronics.
China supplied 80% of the rare earths imported by the United States from 2014 to 2017, with Chinese state newspapers last month reporting Beijing could use that as leverage in the ongoing trade dispute between the two.(REUTERS)
China supplied 80% of the rare earths imported by the United States from 2014 to 2017, with Chinese state newspapers last month reporting Beijing could use that as leverage in the ongoing trade dispute between the two.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 07, 2019 01:42 AM IST
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Beijing | ByReuters

Amazon Summer Sale 2019: How to care for your skin this summer

Amazon Summer Sale 2019: Take a look at these options to add to your skin care routine, that you can get at great prices, thanks to the super exciting summer sale.
How to care for your skin this summer.(Unsplash)
How to care for your skin this summer.(Unsplash)
Updated on May 06, 2019 03:50 PM IST
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ICICI says Chanda Kochhar violated code of conduct, has to return bonuses

ICICI Bank, India’s third biggest lender, said it will treat Chanda Kochhar’s resignation as “termination for cause” and will stop payment of unpaid benefits, including bonus.
Chanda Kochhar resigned in October after being mired in allegations that she favoured Videocon Group(PTI/File Photo)
Chanda Kochhar resigned in October after being mired in allegations that she favoured Videocon Group(PTI/File Photo)
Updated on Jan 30, 2019 09:03 PM IST
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Increase custom duty on imported TV, AC, refrigerators: Manufacturers’ association to govt

According to the industry body, contrary to the ‘net zero import in electronics’ objective of the government, finished goods are often imported at a lower duty than parts in the country, on account of various free-trade agreements.
A customer inspects a refrigerator on display at a store in Mumbai.(Bloomberg)
A customer inspects a refrigerator on display at a store in Mumbai.(Bloomberg)
Updated on Jan 25, 2019 05:54 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Indian institutes are helping MNCs work towards R&D breakthroughs

Students from IITs and B-schools are working on solution-driven projects ranging from future tech to AI and new models of market research.
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Published on Dec 06, 2018 04:16 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByAishwarya Iyer

Indians love buying electronics, and that’s making the country’s trade deficit worse

The relentless rise in purchases of smartphones, TVs and other goods have made electronics India’s second-biggest import item after oil, and is pushing the nation’s trade deficit wider.
Government data for the 13 months to May shows electronics imports were valued at $57.8 billion, way more than the $35.8 billion worth of gold purchases.(REUTERS File Photo)
Government data for the 13 months to May shows electronics imports were valued at $57.8 billion, way more than the $35.8 billion worth of gold purchases.(REUTERS File Photo)
Updated on Jul 04, 2018 11:05 AM IST
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Bloomberg | ByVrishti Beniwal and Anirban Nag

‘Malicious rumours’: ICICI Bank backs CEO Chanda Kochhar over nepotism claims

Multiple reports circulated in online blogs and social media in India last week, alluding to alleged conflict of interest in ICICI’s lending to Videocon, alleging that the conglomerate was favoured by the bank’s CEO.
ICICI Bank's chief executive officer Chanda Kochhar listens to a speaker at a news conference in Mumbai.(Reuters File Photo)
ICICI Bank's chief executive officer Chanda Kochhar listens to a speaker at a news conference in Mumbai.(Reuters File Photo)
Updated on Mar 29, 2018 10:52 AM IST
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