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Will Jeff Bezos Carry Indian-Born Rocket Designer On Shoulders After Space Flight?
Will Jeff Bezos Carry Indian-Born Rocket Designer On Shoulders After Space Flight?

Born in Kalyan, Maharashtra, Sanjal Gavande is a systems engineer at Blue Origin who always dreamt of designing aerospace rockets.

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Amazon Suffers Massive Outage Globally, Including India

Downdetector showed a massive spike in problems on Amazon.in, mentioning that the most problems faced by the Indians during the outage were logging into the website and checking out.

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‘Amazon.in Big Error’: Rs 1 Lakh Toshiba Air Conditioner Gets Listed For Rs 5900

How lucky you will feel if you get an air conditioner at just Rs 5,900? What if you were told that the air conditioner’s actual price is around Rs 1 lakh. Don’t believe it? Many online buyers reportedly cashed in on this offer on Amazon India.

Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos Retires Officially, Andy Jassy Takes Over As CEO
Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos Retires Officially, Andy Jassy Takes Over As CEO

In May, Bezos had announced that Jassy will take over as the CEO of the e-commerce giant on July 5.

CAIT Vs Amazon, Flipkart: Traders Body Fully Geared Up To Fight E-Commerce Companies
CAIT Vs Amazon, Flipkart: Traders Body Fully Geared Up To Fight E-Commerce Companies

In view of such a situation, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has launched an "e-commerce purification week" from Monday to June 21, which is gaining massive support from thousands of trade associations across the Country.

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Billionaire & Amazon Boss Jeff Bezos To Fly To Space On July 20

Jeff Bezos has announced that he will be flying to the edge of space in his company Blue Origin's first suborbital sightseeing flight on July 20.

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After Google, Amazon In Eye Of Storm Over Bikini Sporting Karnataka Emblem

Less than 50 hours after a massive furore against Tech giant Google, e-commerce giant Amazon too got caught up in a controversy as its e-commerce arms in Canada, United Kingdom, Japan and Mexican sites were found selling a Kannada state flag (Yellow and Red) bikini along with the state emblem on Friday.

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Amazon Donating 10,000 Oxygen Concentrators To India

New Delhi: Amazon on Sunday announced to donate 10,000 oxygen concentrators and BiPAP machines to hospitals and public institutions to augment their capacity to help Covid-19 infected patients across multiple…

Amazon Launches $250 Mn Fund To Support Indian Startups
Amazon Launches $250 Mn Fund To Support Indian Startups

New Delhi: E-commerce major Amazon on Thursday announced a $250 million fund — Amazon Smbhav Venture Fund — to invest in startups and entrepreneurs focusing on technology innovations in SMB…

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Former Worker Sues Amazon For Not Providing Lunch Breaks

San Francisco: A former Amazon worker has sued the e-commerce giant in the US for not scheduling the mandatory 30-minute meal breaks for employees. Lovenia Scott, a former employee of Amazon’s fulfilment centre in Vacaville, California, alleged that the company didn’t provide enough rest breaks for workers, The Verge reported on Saturday. “When they did […]

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Future-Amazon: Delhi HC Stays Recent Order Upholding Emergency Award

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday stayed the recent single bench order upholding the Singapore Emergency Award (EA) and stalling Future Retail from going ahead with the Rs 24,713 crore deal with Reliance Retail. Chief Justice D.N. Patel and Justice Jasmeet Singh also stayed Rs 20 lakh fine and the show cause notice […]

Indian Mobile Retailers' Body Requests PM Modi To Suspend Amazon Operations
Indian Mobile Retailers' Body Requests PM Modi To Suspend Amazon Operations

New Delhi: The All India Mobile Retailers Association (AIMRA) has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, stressing that Amazon’s operations in India should be suspended until a probe into the company is done. AIMRA, a trade union that represents more than 1.5 lakh mobile phone retailers in the country, said that Amazon, along […]

Amazon To Start Electronic Devices Manufacturing In India
Amazon To Start Electronic Devices Manufacturing In India

New Delhi: E-commerce and technology major Amazon will soon start manufacturing of its electronics products including the ‘Fire TV’ stick in India. After a virtual conversation with Amit Agarwal, Global Senior Vice President of Amazon and Country Head for India and Chetan Krishnaswamy, Vice President, Public Policy of Amazon India on Wednesday, the Union Minister […]

'Apple Days' Sales Offer Deals On Amazon: Buy iPhone 12 Mini & Other Models At Discount
'Apple Days' Sales Offer Deals On Amazon: Buy iPhone 12 Mini & Other Models At Discount

Bengaluru: Amazon India is offering a host of deals and offers on the latest iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 11 Pro series, and iPhone 7, among others as part of its “Apple Days” sales which will be live until February 17. Customers can get iPhone 12 Mini at a price of Rs 64,490 with a discount […]

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Jeff Bezos To Step Down As Amazon CEO

By Arul Louis New York: Jeff Bezos, who built an online bookstore into a $1.7 trillion technology empire reaching into space, has announced he will be stepping down as CEO at the apex of his career to focus on innovations. Bezos, who extended the company’s reach to India with multi-billion dollar investments, said on Tuesday […]

Flipkart, Amazon To Pay 2% Extra Tax Now
Flipkart, Amazon To Pay 2% Extra Tax Now

New Delhi: The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has welcomed the Budget proposal to impose 2 per cent extra tax on foreign e-commerce companies whether engaged in business of sale of goods or providing services, acceptance of offer for sale, placing of purchase order, acceptance of purchase order, payment of consideration or supply of […]

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CAIT Objects To MoU Between Karnataka Govt And Amazon

New Delhi: The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has strongly criticised the Karnataka Government for entering into an MOU with “tainted” e-commerce company Amazon to help drive e-commerce exports from the State. “We strongly object to this MOU of Karnataka Government with Amazon which is facing probe by law enforcing agencies and also facing […]

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Amazon Penalised Rs 45,000 For Cancelling Odisha Student's Laptop Order

New Delhi: Amazon has been ordered to pay Rs 45,000 to a law student who was promised a laptop for Rs 190 only, but it wasn’t delivered. Amazon has been penalised by the Odisha State Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission (Commission) as compensation to law student Supriyo Ranjan Mahapatra. According to Amazon, the deal was between […]

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CAIT Seeks Action Against Amazon, Zomato For 'Daylight Robbery'

New Delhi: The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) in a communication sent to Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal demanded immediate action against e-commerce entities including Amazon, Flipkart, Zomato, Swiggy and others. “It is a case of daylight robbery of e-commerce entities in India and therefore demand immediate action against the erring e-commerce portals and […]

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Amazon, Flipkart In Trouble For Violation Of FDI, FEMA

New Delhi: In a significant development related to war between e-commerce giants and traders of India, the Union Government has directed the Enforcement Directorate and Reserve Bank of India to take necessary action against Amazon and Walmart-owned-Flipkart. The Centre has taken strong cognizance of various complaints made by the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) […]

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Odisha: After Amazon, Pinterest in trouble for hosting ‘Abadha’ of Lord Jagannath for sale on-line

Puri: Even as e-commerce giant Amazon finds itself entangled in a legal battle for selling Lord Jagannath’s revered dry Prasad ‘Nirmalya’ on-line, another online shopping company has landed in trouble over a similar reason. A servitor of Sri Jagannath Temple, Sambhunath Khuntia has alleged that e-commerce platform Pinterest has advertised to sell the ‘Abadha’ Prasad […]

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CAIT Asks ED To Take Strict Action Against Amazon For Causing 'Misery' To Small Traders

New Delhi: The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has written to the Enforcement Directorate(ED) with all the necessary details to prove that since the beginning of Amazon in India in 2012, it has brazenly and flagrantly violated the laws, rules and regulations of the country and has caused misery to crores of small traders […]

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Case Registered Against Amazon For Selling ‘Nirmalya’ Online

Puri: Trouble seems to be deepening for e-Commerce giant Amazon with Puri’s Singhadwar police on Friday registering a case against the company for its advertisement to sell ‘Nirmalya or dry Mahaprasad of Lord Jagannath through online mode. Based on the complaint of Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) and servitor group Suara-Mahasuara Nijog, the police have […]

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Amazon Slapped With Legal Notice By Puri Lawyers Over 'Online Sale Of Nirmalya'

Puri: A Puri-based lawyers’ association has reportedly sent a legal notice to e-commerce giant Amazon over alleged unauthorised sale of “Nirmalya Mahaprasad” of Lord Jagannath through online. The CEO of Amazon India has been given 20 days time to reply on the matter. The lawyers have threatened to approach the court and file a petition […]

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Banks Acting As Villains For Traders: CAIT To Union Fin Min

New Delhi: The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Monday urged Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to prevent banks from entering into an “unholy nexus” with e-commerce companies which is damaging “small businesses”. In a communication sent to Sitharaman, it expressed serious concern over granting of 10 per cent cash back or discount by […]