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Amazon is closing in on Flipkart in India, one metric at a time

Amazon is closing in on Flipkart in India, one metric at a time When it comes to mobile engagement, the data suggests, Amazon India is showing promising growth.As of March 2017, four-year-old Amazon India held 30.

UAE billionaire is funding India's most expensive film of all time

UAE billionaire is funding India's most expensive film of all time That India is the world's most prolific film-producing nation is well-known.It makes over 2,000 films in more than 10 languages every year — a feat unmatched elsewhere in the world.

Miranda Kerr is really feeling the wrath of Spiegel's alleged India comments

Miranda Kerr is really feeling the wrath of Spiegel's alleged India comments Australian supermodel and beauty entrepreneur Miranda Kerr is a seperate person from her fiancee, Snap Inc.CEO Evan Spiegel.

Netflix debuts first India-produced original and it's funny

Netflix debuts first India-produced original and it's funny The 'comedy special' Abroad Understanding marks the debut of an Indian original production on Netflix worldwide.He joins celebrated comedians Kevin Hart, Louis CK, Aziz Ansari, Chris Rock, Bo Burnham, Bill Burr and Russel Peters to perform on Netflix Stand-Up Comedy Specials.

This 'La La Land' mashup with a Rahman song is just so perfect

This 'La La Land' mashup with a Rahman song is just so perfect That La La Land is Bollywood-like is accepted now.Take the music out of La La Land and it's not half as appealing.

Amazon launches Fire TV Stick in India

Amazon launches Fire TV Stick in India Now that Amazon has put its content catalog in place for Prime Video users in India, the company is ready to expand its ecosystem.On Wednesday, the company announced that it is bringing the Fire TV Stick to India, only the fifth market for the miniature streaming device.

Sick with the flu? Here have some frog slime

Sick with the flu? Here have some frog slime Defensive compounds in frogs' skins were already known to protect the amphibians against bacteria.Jacobs and his colleagues identified one peptide that is particularly adept at fighting flu viruses.

Katy Perry's picture of Hindu goddess on Instagram offends Indians

Katy Perry's picture of Hindu goddess on Instagram offends Indians Katy Perry has invited the wrath of Indians.The American singer-songwriter is being pilloried for posting a picture of an Indian goddess on Instagram, with the caption 'current mood.

India bans one of its oldest symbols of VIP culture

India bans one of its oldest symbols of VIP culture PM Narendra Modi has said, "Every Indian is special.This ban is historic because the red beacon, introduced by British colonizers in pre-independent India, was seen as a "status symbol" and a show of privilege and power.

This hot video-streaming service is breathing down the necks of Netflix and Prime Video

This hot video-streaming service is breathing down the necks of Netflix and Prime Video There's something Hotstar is doing really right and that is live sports content — a huge driver of video viewership in India.At the launch of Prime Video in India last December, a top Amazon official told Mashable, “We know that India is a ‘sports, sports, and more sports’ country.

India's relentless push for digital now reaches the hinterlands

India's relentless push for digital now reaches the hinterlands After actively pushing for a cashless economy last year, Modi's 'Digital India' bus is now reaching the smallest and sleepiest towns of the country.About 7,000 railway stations in India's hinterlands will now be turned into digital hotspots, the Economic Times reports.

Google's new bet to win India's next billion users: speaking Indian languages

Google's new bet to win India's next billion users: speaking Indian languages The company on Tuesday announced improvements to and expansion of Google Translate to better serve the non-English speaking users in the country.There are more non-English speaking users online in India than all the English speaking users worldwide, Google said, citing a new study it co-authored with KPMG.

Man hatches fake terror plot to avoid holidaying with girlfriend

Man hatches fake terror plot to avoid holidaying with girlfriend But crazy to avoid love?A 32-year-old man from India hatched a fake terror plot to avoid holidaying with his girlfriend.

India's biggest ever movie is coming to a theater near you

India's biggest ever movie is coming to a theater near you This is the sequel, bigger and grander, and will see the widest ever release for an Indian film, when it hits 9,000 screens worldwide — 1,100 of them in the US itself — on April 28.Of the 9,000 screens it hits, about 6,500 would be in India, according to reports.

Watch this 101-year-old woman casually win gold in a 100 metre dash

Watch this 101-year-old woman casually win gold in a 100 metre dash Haven't run a competitive race since high school?It's never too late to start again.

'Shape of You' gets a Carnatic music cover from group at MIT

'Shape of You' gets a Carnatic music cover from group at MIT We're not done with the Shape of You covers.Yet.

Comedian on the 'Conan' show burns America for Trump and breakfast cereals

Comedian on the 'Conan' show burns America for Trump and breakfast cereals He called President Trump the country's "arranged marriage" — where somebody else picks you a guy you don't like, but you gotta live with him.Then came the hilarious attack on cereals, the country's most popular breakfast food.

Bill Gates blogs about why he is 'impressed' with the Indian PM

Bill Gates blogs about why he is 'impressed' with the Indian PM The software billionaire took to social media to acknowledge Modi for putting "the spotlight" on India's open defecation problem through the Swachh Bharat (Clean India) mission.I can’t think of another time when a national leader has broached such a sensitive topic so frankly and so publicly.

PayPal follows Amazon, applies for mobile wallet license in India

PayPal follows Amazon, applies for mobile wallet license in India Global payments major PayPal wants a slice of the blossoming mobile wallet pie in India, according to reports.This comes at a time when the payments space in India is abuzz with potential foreign investments, mergers and acquisitions.

Jeff Bezos says Amazon is the fastest growing marketplace in India, and it's just the beginning

Jeff Bezos says Amazon is the fastest growing marketplace in India, and it's just the beginning At the company’s first quarter earnings call, CEO Jeff Bezos said the India arm of the ecommerce giant was already the fastest growing marketplace in the country.But for Amazon, which invested an additional of $3 billion in India last year, this is just the beginning.