Saturday, 20 August, 2022

Topic: Huawei

Chinese giants committing fraud in India? Why Xiaomi, Vivo, Oppo, Huawei are under fire

Smartphone leaders like Xiaomi, Vivo, Oppo, and Huawei, besides smaller fintech players, are under the scanner of various central agencies for a laundry list of alleged offences.

How fears of Chinese digital espionage ‘got RAW involved in Mauritius, led to snooping scandal’

Allegations that Mauritius PM Pravind Jugnauth allowed Indian tech team to install equipment for intercepting internet traffic have snowballed into growing political scandal.

Caused ‘blow’ to reputation, wasn’t quizzed – what Huawei India CEO’s plea on lookout notice says

Delhi HC has sought a response from the IT department over a lookout circular issued against Huawei India CEO, who was stopped from boarding a flight to Bangkok on 1 May.

Canada bans Huawei, ZTE Corp. from 5G networks, ending years-long impasse

Trudeau's government banned the firms citing national security concerns. The Chinese embassy in Canada said the groundless blacklisting violated free trade and market principles.

India, Japan, Australia need tech alliance to counter China and Huawei’s monopoly

India, Japan, and Australia can veer away states in South, South East, and East Asia from falling into China’s ‘technology debt trap’.

Chinese spies accused of using Huawei in secret Australia telecom hack

In 2012, Australian officials informed US that they had detected a sophisticated intrusion into the country’s telecommunications systems. This was done using Huawei.

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou’s return makes Chinese realise ‘US imperialism is a paper tiger’

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou was detained by Canada in 2018 at US’ extradition request over alleged violation of Iran sanctions. But was it a prisoner swap deal with China?

Why Lithuania is urging its citizens to throw away their Chinese Xiaomi & Huawei phones

A report by Lithuania's defence ministry noted that a censorship feature in Xiaomi's Mi 10T can be switched on remotely while a security flaw was flagged in a Huawei phone.

Huawei CFO makes another push against US extradition as China raises pressure on Canada

Lawyers for Meng Wanzhou, who was arrested in Vancouver at US's request, argue that allowing her to face fraud charges in New York would encourage improper demands by US.

Chinese firms left out of 5G trials in India but Modi govt played fair. Here’s how

Estimates suggest that eliminating the use of telecom equipment from China could increase procurement costs of service providers by up to 20 per cent.

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Sir Ganga Ram hospital Consultants, Residents and DNB students hold placards during a protest in New Delhi, on 30 December 2021 | PTI

Distrust of Indian doctors isn’t new. Class-caste bias always ruled medical profession

As a practising doctor, I discovered large question marks on claims of a trustful patient-doctor relationship in the past. The routine dehumanisation of underprivileged patients remains a rarely mentioned topic.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


Representational image. A file photo of an Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter. | Photo: Commons

IAF operation underway to rescue Italian mountaineer stranded on Mount Nun in Ladakh

The IAF deployed its ‘Cheetah’ helicopter to rescue mountaineer Federico Nicoli. Mount Nun is the second highest peak in the Zanskar Valley of Ladakh.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.