Wednesday, 19 January, 2022
TopicMade in China

Topic: Made in China

A young man from Meerut helped ‘made in China’ Xiaomi sweep India’s smartphone market

In 'Xiaomi', Jayadevan P.K. chronicles how the company built a cult following & went from a Chinese start-up to a global player in the smartphone market.

Here’s how Xi Jinping wants China to build its own Silicon Valley

In ‘A new silk road’, Kingshuk Nag writes about the Chinese President’s ambitious plans & how different India and China’s political and economic strategies are.

Green tea to underpants, China’s grip on Indian lives goes beyond phone apps

There is no way Indians can live without most of the 8,000-odd stuff the country imports from China. So it's just better to wait for the tensions at LAC to simmer down.

Modi govt seeks to dissuade mobile operators from buying equipment from China’s Huawei, ZTE

Telecom ministry has approached mobile operators Bharti Airtel, Reliance Jio & Vodafone Idea on their use of Chinese network equipment.

BJP talks of ‘Make in India’ but Centre buys from China, says Rahul Gandhi

The Congress leader also tweeted a graph comparing the volume of imports from China during Congress-led UPA govt with the current govt.

Europe finds it’s not so easy to say goodbye to low-cost China

Evidence suggests a massive shift back to Europe is unlikely because of the ever-growing importance of China. Moving supply chains closer to home might come at a cost.

Modi govt plans to impose strict rules and tariffs on Chinese imports

Bureau of Indian Standards is finalising tougher norms for at least 370 products to ensure items that can be locally produced aren’t imported.

Amazon, Flipkart to show Made-in-China labels for India amid border tension

The e-commerce giants joined about a dozen other online retailers including Jio Platforms in agreeing to the move as anti-China sentiment has escalated since Galwan Valley clash.

Sonam Wangchuk is right. Time for India to hurt Chinese wallet and go Swadeshi

'Boycott China' is a recurring theme in India. But to make it a success, we will have to list all those things around us that are made in China.

Made In China review: Rajkummar Rao-starrer could use dose of its own medicine for a boost

Good performances cannot save this predictable storyline from being an underwhelming experience.

On Camera

YourTurn

What it will take to vaccinate the world against Covid

A Q&A with vaccine scientist Peter Hotez, author of 'Preventing the Next Pandemic', on developing a low-cost Covid vaccine, and why Omicron won’t be the end of the pandemic.
File photo of Mukesh Ambani | Photographer: Prodip Guha/Getty Images via Bloomberg

Reliance buys robotics startup Addverb for Rs 1,000 crore to fuel tech ambitions

Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest person, is investing in technology as competition from rivals such as Amazon intensifies in India’s booming e-commerce market.

Defence

National Defence Academy | Twitter | Headquarters Integrated Defence Staff

Why was number of women cadets for NDA fixed at 19 in 2022, same as 2021, SC asks Centre

UPSC notification issued December 2021 says first phase of NDA exam for 2022 scheduled in April. Notification declares 19 women candidates will be chosen out of 400 successful ones.
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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