News Roundup: Myntra’s Marketplace Launch, Online FIRs in Delhi Soon, Times Internet Launches HappyTrips

After Flipkart moved to the hybrid model, now it will be Myntra’s turn to sell products via the marketplace model, said a report. The fashion retailer plans on using this model from April, with a view to expand into smaller cities in India.

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Myntra expects to sign up over 500 vendors in its first year of operations, and sees a fifth of its business coming from the model.

Flipkart had switched to the marketplace model in April 2014. The news of Myntra shifting to the hybrid model comes shortly after Azim Premji invested in the company. Myntra is also in talks to raise more funding.

Online FIRs for Delhi Soon

The citizens of Delhi can soon file their FIRs online said a report.

The Delhi Police Commissioner has said that the new system would allow FIRs relating to theft and forgery can be filed online.

The facility is set to be launched between February 18-19 and can be filed through the police website, said the Times of India.

Times Internet Launches HappyTrips

Times Internet has launched a new travel planning site called HappyTrips.

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HappyTrips curates lists of places to visit, things to do, restaurants to eat at in different cities across the country. They currently have lists for 200 destinations in India, and 100 around the world.

The portal also has dedicated travel guides across 5 cities in India including Delhi, Chandigarh and Hyderabad.

Rival ClearTrip had announced a similar offering called Collections.

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