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Railway Cracking Down on Sale of Unauthorized Brands of Drinking Water at All Major Railway Stations

Among those arrested were four Pantry Car managers

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The drive 'Operation Thirst', launched on July 8-9, also led to the offenders being fined Rs 6,80,855. Pixabay

Cracking down on the sale of unauthorized brands of drinking water at all major railway stations, the Railway Protection Force (RPF) has arrested 1,371 persons and seized over 69,000 bottles.

The drive ‘Operation Thirst’, launched on July 8-9, also led to the offenders being fined Rs 6,80,855.

Among those arrested were four Pantry Car managers. Several stalls at railway stations were found to be selling packaged drinking water bottles of unauthorized brands, an official statement said.

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Cracking down on the sale of unauthorized brands of drinking water at all major railway stations. Pixabay

Determined to go to the root of the corruption, the special drive will be followed by continuous action by Principal Chief Security Commissioners.

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All the Zonal Principal Chief Security Commissioners (PCSC) were asked to crackdown on the sale of unauthorized packaged water brands. (IANS)

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Majority Number of Smartphones in India are Sold Through Online Channels

Interestingly, online shipments in the premium segment reached a record high with 79 per cent year-over-year growth

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With 55 per cent year-on-year growth, smartphone shipments on Online Channels reached their highest ever share of 46 per cent during the third quarter of this year, according to the latest research from Counterpoint's Market Monitor service. Pixabay

Thanks to new launches and aggressive sell-in ahead of annual online sales like Flipkart’s Big Billion and Amazon’s Great India festive season sale, every second phone in the country is now sold through Online Channels, said a new report on Thursday.

With 55 per cent year-on-year growth, smartphone shipments in the online channel reached their highest ever share of 46 per cent during the third quarter of this year, according to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Monitor service.

Flipkart led the overall online market with a 57 per cent share, while Amazon grew over 75 per cent year-over-year to capture 33 per cent share within overall online channels.

Within smartphone brands, Xiaomi retained the top spot in the online channels, with 38 per cent share, driven by the strong performance of its Redmi 7A, Note 7 Pro and Note 7S models.

Realme online shipments hit a record high with more than 4.5 times year-over-year growth as it focused aggressively in sub-Rs 15,000 segment with some industry-first device features like 64MP camera, said the report.

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Thanks to new launches and aggressive sell-in ahead of annual online sales like Flipkart’s Big Billion and Amazon’s Great India festive season sale, every second phone in the country is now sold through Online Channels. VOA

Samsung gained share in the online segment driven by success of its M30s model on Amazon, due to its long battery life (6000mAH) in the budget segment.

Vivo became the number four player in the online segment for the first time ever, driven by its increased focus towards the online channel with its recently launched models, U10, Z1X, and Z1 Pro.

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Interestingly, online shipments in the premium segment reached a record high with 79 per cent year-over-year growth. OnePlus remained strong on Amazon and this has helped the brand to remain number 1 player in the online premium segment. (IANS)