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Govt to enhance consumer protection, crack down on unfair e-commerce practices

Although the move has a limited scope confined to consumer protection, proposed changes could have far-reaching consequences for the e-commerce business in India.

The move to amend the Consumer Protection (E-Commerce) Rules, 2020 was first initiated by the department of consumer affairs in June 2021. (Representative/File)
Updated on Mar 08, 2023 05:40 AM IST
ByRajeev Jayaswal

IKEA enters Bengaluru with eCommerce and mobile shopping app

IKEA said it works with nine home furnishing suppliers in Karnataka including a social entrepreneur engaging 1200 local artisans, thereby increasing its local sourcing footprint in the state.

There will be over 8,000 home furnishing products and solutions to choose from, it said in a statement.(Bloomberg file photo)
Published on Jun 17, 2021 10:35 AM IST
PTI | , Bengaluru

India's draft e-commerce policy calls for equal treatment of sellers

India has been deliberating a new e-commerce policy for months amid complaints from brick-and-mortar retailers who allege online giants like Amazon and Walmart's Flipkart flout federal regulations.

The latest draft of the policy document says operators should be impartial in their dealings with sellers.(Bloomberg)
Published on Mar 13, 2021 06:21 PM IST
Reuters | , New Delhi

NIT Warangal graduates launch e-commerce platform for weavers to sell their products directly to customers

On ‘Pickmycloth’ platform, as soon as the order is placed, the weaver gets the notification. He then packs the product, labels it and then the product is delivered to the customer.

Ram Kalyan, Co-founder of ‘Pickmycloth’ showing handloom clothese in Hyderabad on Tuesday.(ANI)
Published on Oct 07, 2020 11:52 AM IST
Hyderabad | ByAsian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari

Silent spreaders trigger worry, relaxations come into effect: Covid-19 news today

Here is a preview of the top Covid-19 news today from India and the world.

People are thermal screened and sensitized about the coronavirus by workers in PPE.(Sonu Mehta/ HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 20, 2020 08:01 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By

Lockdown 2.0: E-commerce, plumbers, electricians allowed after April 20

The Union home ministry on Wednesday issued extensive guidelines on permitted commercial and industrial activities as the country entered the first day of the extended nationwide lockdown till May 3.

But most of these services will only be permitted outside containment areas notified by local administrations.(HT file photo)
Updated on Apr 15, 2020 12:41 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By

Shortage of workers, choked ports disrupt supply chains

The closure of factories has also left cargo grounded (or in ships in anchorage) . India’s 7,516.6 km long coastline caters to more than 90% of India’s trading by volume.

To address the snag, ports are also encouraging transportation of goods by railways.(Bloomberg file photo. Representative image)
Updated on Apr 14, 2020 03:15 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAnisha Dutta

Global tech giants Google, Facebook seek to defer Indian digital tax

India announced last week that, from April 1, all foreign billings for digital services provided in the country would attract a 2% tax. Foreign billings are where companies take payment abroad for a service provided to customers in India.

Google is particularly concerned that it will not be able to swiftly identify countries where advertising arrangements were in place to target Indian users.(Reuters photo)
Updated on Apr 01, 2020 07:02 AM IST
New Delhi | ByReuters

Indian retail market to touch $1,200 billion by 2021: Report

According to a FICCI-Deloitte report, the consumer markets are evolving rapidly with the help of technology in an environment where data is the new oil.

The country’s e-commerce market is expected to touch $84 billion by 2021 and $200 billion by 2026.(Indranil Bhoumik/mint)
Updated on Oct 17, 2019 04:45 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRajeev Jaiswal

Linguistic experts to soon form road map to train interpreters

There is a high demand for interpreters in sectors like medical tourism. A bulk of 4.95 lakh patients, who came to India in 2017, were from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Iraq, Iran, Uzbekistan, and Russia, according to government data.

The Centre is planning to set up a seven-member panel of linguistic experts and senior officials to formulate a road map for training interpreters at varsities and colleges to meet the growing demand for translators in booming sectors like e-commerce.(Representative Image/Getty Images)
Published on Jan 03, 2019 10:07 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAmandeep Shukla

Online marketplace acts as a source for price data in Indian economy

The relevant information can be obtained much more frequently, allowing policymakers to have almost a real-time peep into some of the vital statistics of the economy.

The e-commerce industry in India is set to grow at a compound annual growth rate of over 30% in the next 10 years.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jul 18, 2018 07:43 AM IST
Hindustan Times | ByRitwik Banerjee, Nished Singhal and Chetan Subramanian
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