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Reliance-Google Partnership To Bring Low-Cost JioBook Laptop Running JioOS

India, March 8 -- Reliance Jio may soon add another product to its low-cost bevy of offerings, this time thanks to its partnership with tech giant Google. The company is reportedly developing a low-co... Read More


As Online Travel Bookings Pick Up, EaseMyTrip IPO Kicks Off

India, March 8 -- Easy Trip Planner, the parent company of online travel portal EaseMyTrip, will have its Initial Public Offering (IPO) open today i.e. March 8, 2021, as the travel industry looks to m... Read More


OYO Valuation Crosses $9 Bn After Hindustan Media Ventures Investment

India, March 6 -- Hospitality giant OYO's valuation has reportedly crossed the $9 Bn mark as a result of the company's INR 54 Cr fundraise from Hindustan Media Ventures Ltd, as part of the company's S... Read More


India May Allow Experiments In Crypto Instead Of Ban, Says FM Sitharaman

India, March 6 -- Suggesting that a blanket ban on cryptocurrency may not be on the cards, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that the government is holding talks with the Reserve Bank of India ... Read More


News Roundup: Supreme Court Says India's Digital Media Guidelines 'Lack Teeth', & More

India, March 6 -- While most have been alarmed about the government expanding the scope of its powers to censor online content with the new guidelines for digital media intermediaries, a Supreme Court... Read More


After Grofers, Flipkart To Explore SPAC Route For Public Listing In US

India, March 5 -- Walmart-owned ecommerce major Flipkart is reportedly exploring a public listing in the US, via a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), also called a blank-check firm. Although,... Read More


NPCI Joins Contactless Payments Bandwagon With SBI-Powered RuPay SoftPoS

India, March 5 -- The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has partnered with SBI Payments to launch a RuPay SoftPoS solution for India merchants. The solution turns NFC (near-field communica... Read More


Amazon Prime Video India Head Gets Interim Relief From Arrest In 'Tandav' Row

India, March 5 -- The Supreme Court, on Friday, granted interim protection from arrest to Amazon Prime Video's India head Aparna Purohit, in relation to an FIR lodged against her by Uttar Pradesh Poli... Read More


Venture Debt Investor Trifecta Capital Closes Second Fund At INR 1,025 Cr

India, March 5 -- Indian venture debt firm Trifecta Capital, on Friday, announced the final close of its second fund, Trifecta Venture Debt Fund-II at INR 1,025 Cr (roughly $150 Mn). The fund was over... Read More


Delhi HC Directs HappyEasyGo To Stop Bidding For MakeMyTrip Keywords In Google Ads

India, March 4 -- The Delhi High Court, on Wednesday, granted an interim injunction in favour of online travel portal MakeMyTrip (MMT), in its trademark infringement suit against smaller rival HappyEa... Read More