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India is not only the fastest growing smartphone market in the world, it is also the second largest and one of the most price-sensitive markets as well.

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India is not only the fastest growing smartphone market in the world, it is also the second largest and one of the most price-sensitive markets as well. No wonder, majority of the handset brands look for India-specific strategies to suit local needs. And in their quest to offer the best pricing combination for customers —a number of smartphone brands are aligning with operators to offer most cost-effective smartphone options.

Budget 2018: From jobs creation to infrastructure, here is what PM Modi’s government is set to focus on

With greater emphasis on job creation through infrastructure building, the Modi government’s last full-year Budget before the 2019 general election could offer a package of incentives for rural, infrastructure and labour-intensive sectors, while retaining its focus on productive capital spending. Sectors like textiles and garments, agriculture, transport, housing and skill development will get a higher allocation in the Budget for 2018-19, and funds to promote exports will be enhanced, official sources told FE.

Get ready for good times: OTT players building quality content to snare subscribers

In December, Amazon Prime Video showcased a multilingual medical thriller Breathe its second Indian original series. Meanwhile, Hotstar made sure viewers could watch series from the stable of Awesomeness. With video streaming audiences tipped to double every year, albeit off a small base, OTT (over the top) players are making sure they have a wide variety of content and don’t run out of it. While they’re acquiring some amount of library content — typically films — they’re increasingly focussed on creating shows. ALT Balaji for instance, recently released its first Tamil show Maya Thirrai with 16 episodes.

CJI Dipak Misra assures Bar Council of India crisis in Supreme Court will sorted out soon

Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra today assured a Bar Council of India delegation that the crisis in the Supreme Court resulting from a virtual revolt against him by four colleagues will be sorted out soon, the council chief said. Also today, the son of special CBI judge B H Loya said in Mumbai that his father died of natural causes and not in suspicious circumstances. Loya’s death, while he was hearing the politically sensitive Shohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case, is the subject of a PIL in the Supreme Court that was one of the triggers for the revolt against Misra.

Benjamin Netanyahu India visit: One UN vote over Jerusalem can’t change our relations, says Israeli PM

Dubbing India-Israel relationship as a “marriage made in heaven”, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that even though the Jewish state was “disappointed” by India’s vote at the UN against the Jerusalem issue, one negative vote will not affect the ties. Netanyahu said he hoped that his visit to India will strengthen cooperation between the two countries in various areas like technology, agriculture and other spheres that are changing the world. “Yes, naturally we were disappointed, but this visit is a testimony that our relationship is moving on so many fronts forward,” Netanyahu said.

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