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  • LG said it will showcase eight TVs, with new 77 and 65-inch class models, at CES that kicks off on Tuesday in Las Vegas, Nevada, Yonhap news agency reported. The new TV models are additions to LG's existing 88 and 75-inch screen sizes in its OLED and NanoCell TV lineup. Billed as the next big thing in the TV market, 8K TV offers four times the number of pixels of a 4K UHD screen and 16 times that of a full HD screen.

    "I can say this with complete confidence that within the next five years, Yamuna would be clean. Before next elections, you all would be able to take bath in Yamuna, and I will take a dip along with you then. We will clean Yamuna to that level. I hope we will hold a town hall session on the banks of river Yamuna," Kejriwal added.

    Companies say sales aided by pent-up demand, buoyant stocks and 0% interest schemes.

    The growth in smartphone adoption was further fuelled by the government's push to position the country as a global hub for manufacturing and coax Apple and other leading brands to produce and export more phones from India. Experts say that phone shipment is expected to see high single-digit to double-digit growth in India.

    The new soundbars will be launched at CES 2020.

    Smartphone maker Infinix will soon join peers such as Xiaomi, Motorola and OnePlus by bringing its smart televisions (TVs) to the Indian market in the first half of 2020.

    The Korean giant is re-entering mass air conditioners in India from next year with an aggressive pricing strategy.

    Manufacturers and retailers say the season begins after Diwali and peaks when pollution is in the headlines in newspapers and television. Once these fade, sales subside. The market is worth Rs 200-230 crore, growing at about 15-20% annually, with over 50 brands jostling for business, making this one of the most populated electronics categories in the country.

    As per regulatory filings made by the company to Registrar of Companies (RoC) and accessed through business intelligence platform Veratech Intelligence, the Korean firm reported a drop in television sales by 8.6% to Rs 3,444.98 crore in 2018-19.

    The infusion came after the local subsidiary, Haier Appliances India, more than doubled its authorised share capital to Rs 4,000 crore from Rs 1,900 crore, as per the latest regulatory filings made with the Registrar of Companies (RoC).

    In retail, food and grocery chain Nature’s Basket chief executive officer Avani Davda has put in her papers, thereby moving out months after the business was acquired by Spencer’s Retail from the Godrej Group. Davda said the exit is due to personal reason.

    Industry executives said these companies such as Samsung, Xiaomi, Oppo, Vivo, Realme, Motorola and Haier now control the largest chunk of the Indian market in certain categories such as smartphones, televisions and home appliances.

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