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Sep 27, 2018
Hike in customs duty may impact festive sales, consumer durable industry; prices of large appliances to go up 3-5%Government's decision to double the basic customs duty on ACs, refrigerators and washing machines to 20 percent from the existing 10 percent would encourage domestic manufacturing
Sep 26, 2018
Videocon goes bankrupt: Bids invited for debt-ridden firm under insolvency resolution processThe corporate insolvency resolution process (CIRP) of Videocon Industries Ltd (VIL), which has debt of around Rs 20,000 crore, was commenced under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) following an order by the NCLT Mumbai on 6 June 2018.
Aug 25, 2018
The solid-state lithium-ion battery vying to make consumer tech a whole lot saferAs long as the electrodes don't touch each other, the battery won't catch fire.
Jul 27, 2018
Samsung cuts prices of electronic items including TVs, fridges, washing machines to pass on GST reductionLast week, the GST Council brought down tax rates to 18 percent from 28 percent on 15 items, including vacuum cleaners, washing machine, 68 cm (27 inch) TV, fridge, laundry machines, paints, hand dryers, food grinders and varnishes
Jan 29, 2018
Budget 2018: Consumer durables, home appliances makers bats for manufacturing incentivesConsumer durables and home appliances makers like Godrej Appliances, Panasonic, Philips Lighting and Intex want the government to lower taxes, give incentives to local manufacturing and increase customs duty on imports
Aug 05, 2017
Gemalto announces full eSIM compliance with GSMA's Security Accreditation SchemeGemalto claims to be the first on the world to demonstrate full compliance with the Security Accredation Scheme of GSMA.
Jun 15, 2017
GST knocking: Puma footwear, Flying Machine, Levis clearing inventories with discounts up to 50%The decision to offer hectic discounts on branded goods comes after the GST Council at its meet earlier this month said man-made apparel with a price tag over Rs 1,000 will be taxed at 12% as against the current levy of 7%
May 21, 2017
GST may cause spike in consumer electronic prices by 5 percent; manufacturers fear it will impact salesConsumer electronic prices to go up by 4-5 percent in the July. This will impact sales say manufacturers who will counter it by increasing sale prices.
Apr 26, 2017
McGill university researchers develop self charging batteries powered by ambient lightScientists are developing new self-charging batteries that harvest energy from light and could put an end to our smartphone recharging woes.
Mar 16, 2017
Consumer electronics are getting prone to explosions as Lithium ion batteries are pushed to the limitsManufacturers aiming for more battery life, smaller devices and faster charging tend to cut corners when it comes to safety precautions.