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 substi...
India ranks 73rd in UN index assessing e-commerce readiness
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development's Business-to-Consumer (B2...
Centre pushes for eNAM in states without APMCs
Nirmala Sitharaman recently asked states to scrap APMCs and join eNAM to help farmers get better price realisation of their produce. APMC is a marketing board meant to moderate prices and prevent big traders from exploiting farmers. Officials said business transactions are growing and more than 150 commodities are being traded on the electronic platform.
Hafiz Saeed gets brief breather in terror financing trial, next hearing on December 11
The Anti-Terrorism Court has now fixed Dec 11 as date for framing the charges against the founder of Lashkar-e-Taiba and other co-accused Malik Zafar Iqbal. Saeed was brought to the court amidst high security from Lahore's Kot Lakhpat jail. The Counter Terrorism Department of the Punjab Police had registered 23 FIRs against Saeed and his accomplices.
Global policy uncertainty could push 7 mn in India, 31 mn globally into poverty: World Bank
Highlighting that India's exports could rise by about half a percentage point and income by 0.2% from trade diversion due to trade conflict between other countries, it cautioned worsening trade conflict leading to a slump in investor confidence to push more than 31 million people into poverty.
States told to restrain unlicenced e-pharmacies
The Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) has asked the state-level drug regulators to ensure that e-pharmacies don’t sell medicines without a licence.
In talks with SBI to jointly run e-commerce portal for MSMEs: Nitin Gadkari
MSME Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said that he is to meet SBI Chairman next month to discuss whether the bank can jointly run an e-commerce portal called Bharat Craft, meant for taking Indian MSMEs to the global platform. “For the first time, after our govt came to power, we are readying a portal called Bharat Craft,” Gadkari said
2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo S: A stunning e-car with best-ever regenerative brakes at $185,000
The car boasts of an impressive battery life.
E-pharmacies await govt to release regulations for the sector
"We want India to come up with a progressive e-pharmacy regulation. We want that as that would give a lot of clarity and confidence to the sector, whether it is investors, whether it is our business partners and vendors," 1mg Technologies Founder and CEO Prashant Tandon told reporters here. The government is yet to release the final notification.
No predatory pricing, foreign e-tailers have to follow Indian law: Piyush Goyal at ET Awards 2019
Speaking at the 2019 ET Awards, Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal says foreign e-commerce companies cannot exercise predatory pricing just beca...
Rent e-cycles at 62 locations in Noida from 2020
As many as 620 e-cycles, which could be peddled or run on battery, with GPS tracker would be available for hiring from 62 locations across Noida, including metro stations.
Changes to Passport, Foreigners Acts still pending in top court
The government on September 8, 2015, changed passport and foreigners acts to allow non-Muslim refugees from Bangladesh and Pakistan to stay in India even if they had or hadn’t entered the country with valid papers.
Parliament passes the bill banning e-cigarettes
While most of the members in the House supported the ban on e-cigarettes, some of the MPs wanted to know why conventional cigarettes aren't banned as they are equally or even more harmful. Many opposition members also expressed reservation over bringing the ordinance and introducing the Bill without sending the same to a Parliamentary Standing Committee.
We’re playing by the rules: Club Factory
Owing to the media reports on Chinese e-commerce companies shipping cheap products to customers in India directly from China, Club Factory’s founder, Vincent Lou said that the company's business operations are in alignment with Indian laws. The Indian government does not allow foreign e-commerce companies to sell directly to consumers.
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