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Flipkart to add 8 lakh sq ft warehousing space to strengthen grocery infrastructure

Flipkart to add 8 lakh sq ft warehousing space to strengthen grocery infrastructure

Walmart-owned Flipkart on Tuesday said it plans to expand its fulfilment centre capacity for grocery by more than 8 lakh sq ft over the next three months across Delhi, Kolkata and other cities. The additional fulfilment centre capacity will help Flipkart cater to over 73,000 grocery orders per day, a statement said. “Flipkart plans to […]

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Rajasthan: Petrol Pumps Closed As Dealers Demand Rollback Of VAT On Fuel

Rajasthan: Petrol Pumps Closed As Dealers Demand Rollback Of VAT On Fuel

Rajasthan Petroleum Dealers Association on Saturday called for a one-day strike across the state and demanded a rollback of VAT on fuel in the state. As many as 7,000 petrol pumps remained closed in the state due to the strike. However, fuel pumps that are company-owned and company-operated were open for the public. Association president […]

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Rupee surges 18 paise to 73.07 against US dollar in early trade

Rupee surges 18 paise to 73.07 against US dollar in early trade

The rupee appreciated by 18 paise to 73.07 against the US dollar in opening trade on Tuesday supported by positive domestic equities. At the interbank forex market, the local unit opened at 73.16 against the US dollar, then inched higher to 73.07 against the greenback, registering a rise of 18 paise over its previous close. […]

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Mobile firms urge govt to create policies to compete with countries not companies

Mobile firms urge govt to create policies to compete with countries not companies

Mobile manufacturers on Friday requested the government to come up with policies that focus on competition with countries and not companies, sectoral industry body ICEA said in a statement. Addressing a webinar on production linked incentive scheme on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the scheme, aimed at boosting domestic manufacturing and exports, is expected […]

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Finance ministry considering cutting excise duties on petrol and diesel

Finance ministry considering cutting excise duties on petrol and diesel

India’s finance ministry is considering cutting excise duties on petrol and diesel to cushion the impact of record high domestic prices, three government officials close to the discussions said. A doubling in the price of crude oil over the past 10 months has contributed to record fuel prices in the country. But taxes and duties […]

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Govt approves Rs 12,000-cr manufacturing push for telecom equipment

Govt approves Rs 12,000-cr manufacturing push for telecom equipment

The government on Wednesday approved Rs 12,195-crore production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme for telecom gear manufacturing in India which is expected to encourage production of equipment worth Rs 2.44 lakh crore and create direct and indirect employment for about 40,000 people, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said. The PLI scheme for telecom gear manufacturing will be […]

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Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s founder, will step down as CEO

Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s founder, will step down as CEO

Jeff Bezos, who founded Amazon as an online bookstore and built it into a shopping and entertainment behemoth, will step down later this year as CEO, a role he’s had for nearly 30 years, to become executive chairman, the company announced Tuesday. Bezos, 57, will be replaced in the summer by Andy Jassy, who runs […]

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Petrol, diesel prices touch all-time highs

Petrol, diesel prices touch all-time highs

New Delhi:Petrol and diesel prices in the country on Saturday touched new all-time highs after rates were increased for the fourth time this week. Petrol and diesel prices were hiked by 25 paise per litre each, according to a price notification from oil marketing companies. This took the petrol price in Delhi to Rs 85.70 per […]

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Maruti Suzuki India to increase prices of its models by up to Rs 34,000

Maruti Suzuki India to increase prices of its models by up to Rs 34,000

Maruti Suzuki India (MSI), the country’s largest car maker, on Monday said it would increase the prices of its models by up to Rs 34,000 (ex-showroom-Delhi). The new prices are effective from January 18, 2021. “The company is raising the price for select models owing to an increase in various input costs. The price change […]

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Petrol, diesel prices hiked again, scale new highs

Petrol, diesel prices hiked again, scale new highs

New Delhi:  Petrol and diesel prices on Thursday were hiked by 25 paise per litre each, the second straight day of increase in rates that took the prices to new highs. Petrol now costs Rs 84.70 per litre in Delhi and diesel is priced at Rs 74.88, according to a price notification from oil marketing companies. […]

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