Global investors keener now to invest in Indian real estate


International investors are keen to invest in Indian real estate now more than ever before due to the enhanced liquidity and transparency it offers, a top global real estate expert said. “The outside view is more positive than the inside view on what I hear from Indian entrepreneurs, who are much more critical about the

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Are UberPool, Ola Share Illegal? Karnataka To Become First State To Ban Ride-Sharing In India


Uber and Ola offer seamless means of commute to people with cost-effective options like ride-sharing. While riders benefit by saving up to 50 percent on their total transportation cost compared to riding alone, some government officials find the service illegal. Karnataka Transport Minister MK Ayyappa has deemed ride-sharing services from Uber and Ola as illegal.

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Flipkart Republic Day Sale Kicks Off Tuesday; Early Deals and Apple Combo Offers Detailed


Flipkart has announced a ‘Republic Day Sale’ on the online marketplace that will commence on Tuesday (12am IST) and will continue through Thursday (11:59pm IST). Interestingly, the website is asking users to vote for their favourite products by adding them to their wishlist and says that it will provide customers with the best deals on

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Exciting Times For Mobile Marketers In India!


Lately, there has been a surge across various dimensions  of the mobile ecosystem which resulted in the need for a comprehensive report covering the mobile marketing arena. After understanding the requirement of the marketers, the report was prepared by MMA in collaboration with GroupM, Madhouse and other partners. Mumbai: It is not just 2016 but 2015

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Microsoft And ZIRCA Expand Bing Advertising Partnership In India


Microsoft and Zirca Digital Solutions have expanded their current ad partnership. In addition to Display Ad Sales, Zirca will also act as Bing’s sales partner for search advertising sales in India. 1 out of every 7 searches in Asia happens on Bing. With a 6% share of search in India, Bing has grown by 70%

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Google To Help Indian Small And Medium Business Market Ride The Digital Highway


Intensifying its efforts to capture the small and medium business market in India, Google on Wednesday announced two new initiatives, to train and help SMBs capitalize on the digitization wave. Pichai announced the launch of new tools, training and support systems for SMBs in India. Digital Unlocked is a training programme in association with industry

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Snapdeal Offers to Deliver Cash to Your Home


Snapdeal on Thursday announced the launch of a new facility called Cash@Home, which allows people to order the delivery of Rs. 2000. The way it works is simple – you need to install the Snapdeal app, and it uses your location data to check if there is cash available in your area. According to Snapdeal,

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Cloudtail New Stop For Shoppers; Sales Up 300%


Amazon’s largest seller Cloudtail surpassed the country’s largest department chain Shoppers StopBSE -1.32 % by revenues which grew fourfold during the year to March 2016, highlighting the growing popularity of online buying as well as of Jeff Bezos’ company in India. This has also posed an unusual problem for the world’s largest online retailer which

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Uber And Micromax Sign 3 Year Deal; Uber App To Come Preloaded On Micromax Phones


HIGHLIGHTS Uber app will come in-built in close to 100 million Micromax smartphones The Uber app will be available in Around Around aggregates information from various popular apps Domestic mobile brand Micromax Informatics and ride-hailing app Uber on Tuesday partnered to provide on-device native experience over the next three years, making mobility easy for Micromax

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Paytm Launches ‘Each One, Teach One’ To Increase Digital Inclusion


Paytm has announced a program to increase the digital inclusion in the country wherein it is calling upon consumers and merchants across India to teach others on how to use Paytm to pay and accept money. The campaign is aimed at transforming user behavior and further accelerating the country’s ongoing shift from cash to digital

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