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Nivedita Bhattacharjee

Google defers Indian in-app fees after angry startups complain

05 Oct 2020

NEW DELHI/BENGALURU Alphabet Inc's Google has extended its deadline for Indian app developers to comply with a new billing system for commission fees by six months, it said on Monday, days after local startups voiced anger about the charges.

India's coronavirus infections spike again after dip

23 Sep 2020

NEW DELHI/BENGALURU, India India's coronavirus infections surged again on Wednesday, a day after falling to their lowest figure in almost a month.

Exclusive: Walmart's Flipkart eyes overseas listing as early as 2021: sources

16 Sep 2020

NEW DELHI/BENGALURU Walmart Inc-controlled Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart is preparing for an initial public offering overseas as early as 2021, which could value the firm up to $50 billion, sources familiar with the company's plans told Reuters.

How India's Silicon Valley saw its COVID-19 success come undone

26 Aug 2020

By Sachin Ravikumar, Derek Francis and Nivedita Bhattacharjee

India's Reliance seen emerging as bigger threat for U.S. firms like Amazon, Walmart

16 Jul 2020

NEW DELHI/BENGALURU A $20 billion fund raising spree may take India's Reliance closer to its dream of becoming a digital giant, further threatening the ambitious plans U.S. companies like Amazon, Walmart and Zoom have for India.

India's Cipla set to undercut rivals with generic remdesivir -sources

08 Jul 2020

BENGALURU, July 8 Indian drugmaker Cipla Ltd has priced its generic version of Remdesivir, Cipremi, at 4,000 rupees ($53.34) per 100 mg vial, according to several sources, making it among the lowest priced versions of the COVID-19 treatment available so far globally.

E-tailers in India to consider listing of 'country of origin' label on products

24 Jun 2020

NEW DELHI E-commerce players in India such as Amazon's local unit and Walmart's Flipkart will consider asking sellers on their platforms to list the country of origin on products, three sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.

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