Flipkart Republic Day Sale to Rival Amazon Great India Sale, Offers on Mobiles Detailed

HIGHLIGHTS Flipkart Republic Day sale is scheduled for January 21-23 It will see discounts on categories like electronics, fashion, home decor The Flipkart sale will clash with Amazon Great Indian Sale Flipkart has announced its Republic Day Sale just a day after arch rival Amazon revealed the dates of the next edition of its Great Indian Sale. No surprises for guessing, the two e-commerce sales will clash: the Flipkart sale will begin on January 21 and end on January 23, while the Amazon sale will begin the same day but end on January 24. Popular products such…

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2.5 Million Deaths In India From Lifestyle Diseases Linked To Pollution: Study

In 2015, 2.5 million of 10.3 million deaths in India due to non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are linked to pollution, according to a global study.   Pollution caused nine million deaths or 16% of global mortality–three times more deaths than from Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), tuberculosis, and malaria combined–in 2015, the study, Commission on pollution and health published in the Lancet, found.   Rising air pollution in a metropolis such as Delhi and smaller cities such as Ranchi are leading to rising incidences of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), cancer, diabetes and other pollution-related ailments, the study…

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Honor 7X Out of Stock Within Seconds in First Sale in India, Huawei Claims

HIGHLIGHTS Honor 7X is exclusively available via Amazon India It will next go on sale on December 14 Registrations for next week’s sale have opened Honor 7X, the new affordable smartphone competing against the popular Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 and Mi A1, went out of stock within seconds of becoming available in India in the first sale, parent company Huawei has claimed. The smartphone is sold exclusively on Amazon India, and features a 5.93-inch full-HD display with 18:9 aspect ratio, dual rear cameras and a 3340mAh battery. The company said Honor 7X will next go on sale…

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Street Food of India: The Happy Family of Gol Gappas, Paani Puris and the Phuchkas of India

What brings together a country with a billion people from multiple states, communities, and descents? You may want to put forth a mix of factors but we believe that one of the greatest unifiers of a country as wide and diverse as ours is its Food. Each state has its own signature speciality, made using recipes that have been preserved, mastered and perfected over centuries. Then, there are some dishes that come from one region and yet belong to all. These dishes travel far and wide and, over decades, become…

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Xiaomi Says Planning to Set Up More Manufacturing Plants in India

Xiaomi India, popular for its smartphone brand, has plans to set up more plants and add capacity to manufacture phone and products in other categories. The company currently has three manufacturing plants – two for phones in Sri City, Andhra Pradesh and one for power banks in Noida, its Vice-President Manu Jain told reporters in Hyderabad. “We are definitely exploring. We want to add more capacity. We want to set up more plants, not just for phones, even for other categories like Mi-band. There are many other categories…,” he said….

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Google Pixel 2 XL Black & White Pre-Order Shipments Delayed in India, Flipkart Offers Compensation

HIGHLIGHTS Flipkart sent out an email to its customers confirming the delay The e-commerce company is giving Rs. 300 as compensation for delay Shipments of the Panda variant is apparently limited worldwide Just a day after Google formally began its sale of the Pixel 2 XL in India, the Black & White version of the smartphone is out of stock on Flipkart. The online marketplace is claiming an “unexpected delay” in receiving stocks for the Black & White version that sports a “Panda” or Black & White colour job. Customers who pre-ordered the handset are disappointed with…

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Gionee M7 Power With 5000mAh Battery Launched in India; Price Starts at Rs. 16,999

Gionee M7 Power will go on sale in India on November 25 via Amazon HIGHLIGHTS Gionee M7 Power sports a 6-inch FullView display It bears a 13-megapixel rear camera with an f/2.0 aperture On the front, it bears an 8-megapixel camera with an f/2.2 aperture Gionee M7 Power was launched in India on Wednesday. As you can tell by the name of the smartphone, the M7 Power’s biggest highlight is its massive 5000mAh battery. It also sports a large 6-inch FullView display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. To recall, the smartphone…

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Vivo V7 With 5.7-Inch 18:9 Display, 24-Megapixel Front Camera Launched in India: Price, Specifications

Vivo V7 was launched in India on Monday at an event in Gurugram. The Chinese smartphone manufacturer’s latest selfie-focused smartphone is a smaller version of the Vivo V7+ that the company had launched back in September this year. The smartphone retains much the same specifications as its larger sibling, but, features a smaller battery, half the onboard storage, and a smaller display. Highlights include its 18:9 display and its 24-megapixel front camera. At the event, the company revealed the Vivo V7 price in India, its specifications, and its availability. The smartphone will be an online…

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Redmi Note 5 Listed Online Ahead of Launch, Xiaomi India Head Teases New ‘i’ Device

Xiaomi has been widely expected to working on the successor of its popular Redmi Note 4, believed to be launched as Redmi Note 5. Now, a Chinese e-commerce retailer Oppomart has listed the Redmi Note 5 with specifications tipping an imminent launch. Xiaomi’s Manu Kumar Jain, VP and Managing Director Xiaomi India has tweeted out teasing the launch of a new product. Redmi Note 5 specifications According to the listed specifications, the alleged Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 will run on MIUI 9 based on Android 7.1 OS out-of-the-box. It will…

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Honor 7X to Be an Amazon-Exclusive in India, Registrations Now Open

HIGHLIGHTS Honor 7X has now been listed on Amazon India Amazon India is offering prizes to select registrants The availability would set for January 8 Honor 7X will be launched in India in December as the company begins its renewed efforts to get to the top slot in the Indian smartphone market. The company has promised that the Honor 7X price in India will be ‘unbeatable’, and it has now emerged that the handset will be launched an Amazon-exclusive in India, at least online. Honor 7X has been listed on Amazon India as an…

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