Thursday, 19 May, 2022
TopicIndia bans chinese apps

Topic: india bans chinese apps

Indian TikTok rivals flooded with CVs as China’s ByteDance fires hundreds amid ban

ByteDance is laying off India-based employees as the government shows no signs of lifting the ban imposed on its most popular apps TikTok and Helo last June.

These 3 Chinese apps are doing better than Indian platforms trying to replace TikTok

Snack Video by Kuaishou Technology, Zili by Xiaomi, and ByteDance's Resso have seen a surge in downloads over the past few months since the govt banned over 200 Chinese apps.

SHAREit, Baidu Maps, CamScanner — at least 23 of banned Chinese apps still in use in India

Though India banned 59 Chinese apps, and has now added 47 alternatives of them to the list, people in India have found ways to use many of these.

Kennedy dispatched planes to India in 1962. US must join ‘digital strike’ to counter China

A US digital airlift should aim to add extra oomph to India’s counterpunches and thereby raise the immediate costs of Chinese territorial aggression.

49% Indians say Chinese firms can operate if there isn’t data sharing with China: Survey 

A survey by LocalCircles also found that 29% respondents felt government-sanctioned action should be taken against Indian companies with Chinese investment.

Chinese apps ban doesn’t end user data theft. There is bloatware you can’t even uninstall

Considering India doesn’t have a dedicated law on data protection, regulators should either ban these pre-installed apps or make them more accountable.

Can’t keep making money by buying cheap Chinese raw materials: JSW Group CMD Sajjan Jindal

Calling the Galwan Valley face-off an opportunity to push for an 'atmanirbhar' India, Sajjan Jindal said it was time to support domestic producers.

Reader View: India depends on China in many ways, to disregard that isn’t a smart decision

YourTurn is our new weekly feature in which ThePrint's readers share their views or opinions in response to the question of the week.

Modi’s chest-thumping ministers, and not Congress, are an irritant in dealing with China

If PM Modi had launched ‘surgical’ and air strikes to punish Pakistan in 2016 and 2019, his ministers are now outdoing him in pounding China with verbal strikes.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image| kremlin.ru

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.

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Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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