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Flipkart Big Billion Days and Amazon Great Indian Festival Sale

The online shopping battles are about to get underway. The e-commerce giant Flipkart will organize the Big Billion Days Sale from October 10 to October 14. At the same time, Amazon India will also host the Great Indian Festival from October 10 to October 15. During this period, both shopping platorms will offer huge discounts on various products ranging from smartphones, electronics, accessories to fashion and home decor. Apart from […]

Flipkart to take on Amazon’s Prime Day sale with its Big Shopping Days sale

Walmart-owned Flipkart plans to counter the hugely-anticipated Amazon Prime Day sale starting at noon today, with its Big Shopping Days sale. While the Prime Day sale is on for 36 hours, Flipkart’s Big Shopping Days will go on till July 19. The e-commerce giants are banking on attractive smartphone discounts to lure customers during these online shopping fests. Flipkart is offering deals on smartphones from Samsung, Google and Vivo. There […]

After Indian Flag, Amazon Now 'Flip-Flops' With Mahatma Gandhi's Image

Seems Amazon is up for yet another controversy a few days after the e-commerce giant apologised for the sale of Indian flag-themed doormats after Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj’s tough warning to the company. This time, on its US portal, Amazon has put up flip flops with Mahatma Gandhi’s face on it. Some Twitter users have highlighted the issue and also tagged Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Ministry of External Affairs and […]

Sushma Swaraj Threatens To Never Issue A Visa To Amazon Officials After 'Insulting' Indian Flag Doormat

Indian external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj has threatened to never issue Indian visas to Amazon officials again–unless they remove all products that “insult” the Indian national flag. “Amazon must tender unconditional apology. They must withdraw all products insulting our national flag immediately,” she tweeted on Wednesday night. “If this is not done forthwith, we will not grant Indian Visa to any Amazon official. We will also rescind the Visas issued […]

Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal's online sales are here! This festive season, get ready to be spoilt for choice

With the festive seasons around the corner, e-commerce companies are all set to launch their big sale to woo shoppers. E-commerce giants in India are offering bumper deals and discounts for online shopping during this festive season against regular online shopping on products ranging from mobile phones, electronic items, home and kitchen appliances, apparels etc.These players have been investing significantly to ramp up delivery and logistics capabilities to meet the […]

600-mile long coral reef discovered at the Amazon!

At the time when the whole world is facing the third coral bleaching event, the discovery of the new coral belt in the muddy waters off the mouth of Amazon came as a silver lining. A team of international scientists from Brazil and United States announced that the mouth of Amazon river is a home of massive coral reefs that stretches for some 600 miles. Covering an area of about […]

Apple Spends Rs 4.5 Crore Every Year To Keep Its CEO Tim Cook Secure. But Amazon And Oracle Spend Even More

Apple spends nearly $700,000 (about Rs 44616215) a year to protect CEO Tim Cook. Patently Apple pulled the figure from Apple’s Schedule 14A report with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. In full, the report stated (emphasis our own): “This amount represents: (i) the Company’s contributions to Mr. Cook’s account under its 401(k) plan in the amount of $15,600; (ii) Company-paid term life insurance premiums in the amount of $2,520; […]

There are underwater rivers flowing along the bottom of the ocean

The subterranean Amazon: Mighty river found flowing 13,000ft below ground The Amazon river is known to be the second longest in the world, shorter only than the Nile but, remarkably, scientists have discovered another river flowing thousands of feet beneath it. Researchers from Brazil’s National Observatory believe the subterranean river is 3,700 miles long, about the same length as the Amazon on the surface. Dr Valiya Hamza, from the BNO, […]