Railways eyes 24x7 stores, e-commerce to boost revenue
At the recently held two-day brainstorming session ‘Parivartan Sangosthi’, officers from across the country gave suggestions on issues including productivity enhancement, increasing speed of trains and reviewing benefits that office holders of railway unions enjoy.
CAIT urges govt to take action against e-commerce firms flouting FDI policy
Terming e-commerce firms "global economic terrorist" and "economi...
Act's main aim is to break spirit of Muslims: Maulana Syed Arshad Madani
"Not everyone without a document of proof of residence or nationalit...
E-commerce to be key growth driver for lifestyle brands; Hindi speaking consumers ignored by luxury brands: Marketers
Management consulting firm Technopak president Saloni Nangia said the next decade would define winners in the digitally creative world. She added that game-changers in the coming decade would be disruption of traditional business models, customer centricity, product experience and collaborative supply chain.
NSDL ends Aadhaar e-sign services
With NSDL no longer supporting e-sign, brokerages and fintechs will now have to physically onboard customers. eSign is an online electronic signature service that can facilitate an Aadhaar holder to digitally sign a document.
Govt plans tele-law facility across all CSCs in next fiscal: CSC e-Governance Services CEO
The government is planning to roll out the tele-law facility across all common service centres, covering more than half of rural India, in the next financial year, according to top official of CSC e-Governance Services India Ltd.
Citizenship Act protests in N-E states: Will tweak the Amendment if needed, says Amit Shah
In his first public rally after the Citizenship (Amendment) Act cleared the Parliament hurdle, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday hin...
Ecomm gifts prohibited to curb Chinese imports
Duty-free gifts via courier and post will no longer be cleared by Customs; exceptions would only apply for import of life-saving drugs and rakhis. The move is aimed at curbing imports by Chinese ecommerce vendors who were evading duties by declaring commercial shipments as gifts.
Amazon growing grocery biz, says India head
Amazon plans to achieve its goal through a combination of formats including Amazon Fresh and Amazon Pantry and delivery of daily items from brick-andmortar outlets of partner retailers More, Future Group. The long-term goal for Amazon is to turn India into the largest overseas subsidiary for the Seattle-based company.
Government considering e-commerce policy, no timeline fixed, says Goyal
Piyush Goyal said that a draft policy covering various areas of e-commerce has been prepared and put out in public domain for comments.
Govt asks e-commerce firms to file FDI compliance report annually
"Against Sl. No. 15.2.3, for entry (p), the following entry shall be substituted, namely-(p) e-commerce marketplace entity with FDI shall have to obtain and maintain a report of statutory auditor by 30th of September every year for the preceding financial year confirming compliance of the e-commerce guidelines," the gazatte notification said
2001 Parliament attack: VP Naidu, PM Modi and other MPs pay floral tributes
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday paid floral tributes to the victims of the 2001 Parliament terror...
Nationwide economic census to be completed by March 2020: CSC e-Governance Service India CEO
"In Delhi, the entire process will take around three months where enumerators will survey around 45 lakh establishments and households," Central Statistics Office Director General (Social Statistics) A K Sadhu said after flagging off the survey for Delhi.
India ranks 73rd in UN index assessing e-commerce readiness
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development's Business-to-Consumer (B2C) E-commerce Index 2019 has been topped by the Netherlands for the second consecutive year. The index scores 152 nations on their readiness for online shopping, worth an estimated USD 3.9 trillion globally in 2017, up 22 per cent from the previous year.
ePharma startups ‘sensitive’ to data Bill definition
Firms seek better definition of ‘sensitive’ health data and guidelines for anonymised data in the Personal Data Protection Bill. The clause on ‘fair and responsible processing’ of data in the Bill also needs to be clarified and cannot be left open to interpretation.
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