Tag Archives: Indian

Lava only long term player among Indian mobile brands, reveals study

While the Chinese and South Korean brands dominate the Indian mobile market, the only Indian brand that is still in the fray is Lava, according to market research firm CyberMedia Research (CMR). The nationwide mobile phone ecosystem assessment, covering both feature phones and smartphones, revealed that there is increasing consolidation among five mobile brands, that rank high for various parameters ... Read More »

News, social media, gaming drive Indian millennials’ mobile app consumption, finds study

The average Indian user has 50 apps (including pre-installed ones) on their smartphone, a study by MoMAGIC Technologies revealed. MoMAGIC, a data science-driven mobile tech startup based in New Delhi, surveyed 6,000 Indian millennials to deconstruct their app usage behaviour. The study found that mobile app consumption in India is evenly distributed across genders, with an average man installing 50.5 apps, and an average woman ... Read More »

Mobile phone sales contribution to Indian e-tailers’ GMV dips in Q1 2019

The mobile phone category’s contribution to e-tailers’ gross sales, or Gross Merchandise Value, fell in the first quarter of 2019 due to demand saturation, reduced discounting, and policy changes, RedSeer Consulting has said. The first quarter also saw few exclusive launches by mobile phone companies, which also led to the decline in sales, sources said. Between January and March, the share of mobile ... Read More »

Indian Twitter users not aware of most tools, micro-blogging platform wants to ‘educate’ people

NEW DELHI: Not many Twitter users in India are aware of how to report abuse or harassment they face on the open communication platform, opting for the wrong way of posting an abusive photo or tweet and then requesting us to take action, says Colin Crowell, Global Vice President of Public Policy of Twitter. There have been several incidents in the recent past where Twitter users in India, ... Read More »

Xiaomi Ousts Samsung, Leads Smartphone Sales in Top 50 Indian Cities: IDC

HIGHLIGHTS IDC claims Tier I cities in India are “key volume driver” Major 50 cities account for 50 percent of smartphone sales in India Bhopal, Gurugram, and Jaipur emerge as “fastest growing cities” As per a report by International Data Corporation (IDC), Xiaomi held the maximum market share in the top 50 Indian cities in the Q3 2017 period, followed by Samsung, Lenovo (including Moto), Oppo, and Vivo. ... Read More »

Australian government scholarships for 52 Indian students: Envoy

Representative graphic NEW DELHI: Australian envoy Harinder Sidhu on Friday announced that 52 Indian students will be offered the Australian governments prestigious Australia Awards-Endeavour scholarships and Fellowships for 2018. Three Australians will also undertake learning opportunities in India as part of these awards. “I congratulate the successful applicants. They have been selected on the basis of their potential to build educational, research and professional ... Read More »

Khan Academy to create educational videos in Indian languages

Sal, founder & CEO, Khan Academy. Photo: Mint New Delhi: Khan Academy, a non-profit education organisation, is set to launch content in Indian languages. By 2018, the online provider of educational videos is expected to release content in Gujarati, Bengali and Hindi. “Currently, the content on Khan Academy’s portal which is also tailored to the Indian curriculum is available in English,” ... Read More »

Indian Smartphone Market Hit by GST Awareness, Should Bounce Back Next Quarter: IDC

After witnessing slow growth in the first two quarters of this year, the Indian smartphone market is preparing for a bumper period owing to the upcoming festive season, a new report said on Wednesday. According to market research firm International Data Corporation (IDC), 28 million smartphones were shipped to India in Q2 (April-June) – marking just 3.7 percent Quarter-on-Quarter (QoQ) growth and a ... Read More »

Bill introduced in Lok Sabha for establishing Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy in Andhra Pradesh

Bill introduced in Lok Sabha for establishing Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy in Andhra Pradesh A bill has been introduced in the Lok Sabha today for setting up of the Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy in Andhra Pradesh. The institute would be established in Visakhapatnam district. Representative image A bill has been introduced in the Lok Sabha today ... Read More »

Mission Indian Army: Over 3,000 youth from J&K appear for recruitment exam

A written examination for recruitment into the Indian Army was conducted in Jammu and Kashmir and more than 3,000 youth appeared for the same. The exam was conducted for commissioned officers in the Army on Sunday. “The examination was conducted today in which more than 3,000 youth from the state, including 800 from the valley appeared,” a Defence spokesman said. ... Read More »