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Nov 17, 2017
National Anti-Profiteering Authority is an assurance to consumers of India, says Ravi Shankar PrasadNational Anti-Profiteering Authority under GST will work as a watchdog to ensure smooth transfer of benefits
Nov 15, 2017
GST rate cut: Centre asks states to ensure benefits are passed on to consumers; to monitor changes in MRPRam Vilas Paswan says companies would be required to paste stickers of MRP with new GST rates on products
Nov 13, 2017
Retail inflation rises to 7-month high of 3.58% in October on rising food, fuel pricesOctober retail inflation for the food basket increased to 1.9 percent from 1.25 percent in September
Nov 10, 2017
September IIP growth slows to 3.8% from 4.5% in August; manufacturing, consumer durables dragConsumer durable goods output contracted by 4.8 percent in September as against a growth of 10.3 percent in the previous year
Nov 10, 2017
ESPN likely to lay off 100 employees ahead of the launch of their new streaming service ESPN PlusThe layoffs of producers and executives among others are said to be a result of parent company Disney's missed revenues which is driven mostly by ESPN.
Nov 07, 2017
will.i.am's tech startup I.am+ raises $117 million; to enter the artificial intelligence marketWill.i.am, who rose to prominence as a member of The Black Eyed Peas, said the corporate market offered the company an opportunity to quickly deploy and develop its assistant, called Omega.
Nov 06, 2017
Indonesia vows to block WhatsApp within 48 hours if obscene GIFs are not removedWhatsApp said message encryption prevented it from monitoring the third-party providers Indonesians use to search for GIFs.
Oct 27, 2017
Will the planned consumer protection law run amok with businesses and spoil the free-market spirit?One hopes the overzealous Central Consumer Protection Authority does not constantly snipe at the marketing people and become a kill-joy commissar
Oct 27, 2017
In the new consumer protection law, fix liability of celebrity brand ambassadors in case of misleading adsThere are many nuances to the brand ambassador issue. For instance, how could one hold tourism brand ambassador liable in case of safety issue at a particular place? New consumer law should fix these. There are many nuances to the brand ambassador issue. For instance, how could one hold tourism brand ambassador liable in case of safety issue at a particular place? New consumer law should fix these.
Oct 26, 2017
Centre working on new consumer protection law to crackdown on misleading ads, promises Narendra ModiThe government is coming up with this new law, replacing the Consumer Protection Act 1986, which will incorporate the revised 2015 UN guidelines on consumer protection.