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Here's how products stack up on Flipkart, Snapdeal and Amazon

After a year of tepid online retail sales, etailers like Flipkart , Amazon and Snapdeal witnessed a wave of consumers flocking onto their platforms as the much-publicised annual festive season sale kicked off over the weekend. Amazon saw a growth 6-7x growth in the popular Fashion category while FMCG category saw a 10x growth over non-sale days. It also has offers on large appliances including air conditioners , refrigerators, washing machines etc.

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Microsoft focuses on Europe to expand its cloud offering

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said the investment comes as a result of an increasing demand from both European customers , and partners. Western Europe will account for 21 percent of $205.7 billion in overall annual public-cloud spending this year, or $42.5 billion, making it the No.

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MEPs vote to ratify Paris Agreement

The EU ratification and deposit will cross the 55% emission threshold and therefore trigger the entry into force of the Paris Agreement. The ratification at the union level approved by the EU Parliament enables the bloc to join the Paris agreement before the remaining member nations finalize their domestic approval procedures .

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Sensex off its highs, but up 41 points

The market had already discounted that a cut was on the cards, which saw the BSE Sensex jump close to 380 points on Monday. Laurence Balanco of CLSA says as long as price action remains above the upper boundary of the minor range which had formed in July-August between 8,547-8,565 and resistance at 8,747-8,760 the benefit of doubt should be given to the uptrend which has been unfolding off the February lows in anticipation of an ultimate break above the March 2015 highs.

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I used tax laws brilliantly, says Trump as Clinton slams 'bungling businessman'

Trump's refusal to release his tax returns has been a campaign issue, drawing renewed criticism from Hillary Clinton during the first presidential debate. Pressed against a deadline, Craig said she was walking through her office on a phone call a few weeks ago and just happened to swing by her mailbox.

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Poll finds vast gaps in USA climate views

Americans remain deeply polarized on climate change, but broadly support increased reliance on solar and wind energy, a new poll has found. Similarly, Pew found only "39% of Americans say they trust climate scientists a lot when it comes to providing information about the causes of climate change".