Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicChingari

Topic: Chingari

TikTok’s India rival Roposo is booming with 5 lakh users added every hour

Two weeks after India banned TikTok, Bengaluru-based Roposo is peaking at 5 lakh new users an hour & expects to have 100 million by month’s end.

Video-sharing app Chingari, the ‘accidental’ Indian start-up that’s replacing TikTok

Chingari has hit 10 million downloads on Google Play Store in no time. But despite its similarity to TikTok, users complain about it being a ‘buggy’ app.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.

Defence

File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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