Flipkart's Big Billion Days festive sale started on October 13 and will end on October 17. The sale of mobile phones opened on midnight last night.
Indian refineries selling sugar are benefiting from tight Thai supplies and longer shipping times from Brazil to key markets, European traders said on Wednesday.
With prices of pulses spiking to a record of up to Rs 190 per kg, the government on Wednesday swung into action with a number of measures including use of a price stabilisation fund and imports to cool prices and create a buffer stock.
Indian raw sugar export subsidies will not be renewed before state elections finish next month and mills are focused instead on exporting white sugar, trade and government sources said.
British brewer SABMiller announced on Tuesday it had agreed a takeover by Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's biggest beer producer, in a deal worth about $109 billion (71 billion pounds or 96 billion euros).
A total of Rs 14,672 crore is saved in LPG subsidy in a year as a result of direct benefit transfer, the government said on Monday.
E-commerce major Snapdeal on Monday said it expects revenue of $100 million (about Rs 647 crore) from its electronics sales offer.
Anheuser-Busch InBev raised its takeover offer for SABMiller on Monday, as the world's largest brewer tries to win over its smaller rival to the idea of creating a giant that would make nearly a third of the world's beer.
Baba Ramdev has said that Patanjali is also planning to launch products like pasta, oats, juices and muesli soon and is targeting to achieve Rs 5,000 crore turnover this fiscal.
Patanjali's range of FMCG products, including staples, nutrition, hair care, skin care, dental care and toiletries, will be sold through Future Group's Big Bazaar, KB's and EasyDay outlets across India.
SABMiller, the world's second largest brewer, has promptly rejected an improved takeover proposal from Anheuser-Busch InBev, saying its 68 billion-pound ($104 billion) valuation was "very substantially" under par.
Tata Chemicals - which sells products including pulses, salt and besan - has launched a new umbrella brand 'Sampann' for its foods portfolio.
Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's biggest brewer, announced on Wednesday an improved 68-billion-pound (92 billion euros or $103 billion) takeover offer for British rival SABMiller.
The government is working on a new subsidy scheme to be implemented in the current 2015-16 season, which started this month, to boost export of surplus sugar and help mills clear dues of over Rs 12,000 crore to farmers.
BPL had entered into agreement with Flipkart in July this year to sell its consumer durables and appliances. Initially it was selling LED panels, washing machine and refrigerators with a new brand positioning "Experience it".
Locally produced gas in India will cost 18 per cent less during October-March compared with the first half of the current fiscal year, a source with knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday, due to a decline in global prices.
After the announcement, shares of Renuka Sugars fell by 2.98 per cent in late afternoon trade at Rs 7.50 apiece on BSE.
The government is likely to give incentives to sugar mills to pay cane growers, government and trade sources said on Tuesday, as part of efforts to help sugar companies saddled with large stocks and lower prices.
Rice exporter Kohinoor Foods on Monday said that its joint venture partner McCormick has sent a notice to terminate an agreement for sourcing rice exclusively from the company.