Wednesday, 30 November, 2022

Topic: Xiaomi

Why are Mi TVs popular?

When prospective TV owners think about buying a MI TV online, they often turn to Xiaomi. In just five years, the Chinese brand has overtaken the likes of Samsung and Sony.

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi discontinues Mi Credit, Mi Pay apps in India

Four years after its launch, China's Xiaomi Corp has shut down its financial services business in the country to enhanced focus on core business services.

Phones, TVs, air purifiers & more—this is your ultimate gadget guide for Diwali shopping

From deals on Samsung flip 3, 5G Redmi Pro+, TV with QLED to Xiaomi purifier, gadget market is right on cue with the festive season.

Centre’s push for indigenous navigation system on smartphones worries Samsung, Xiaomi & Apple

The govt wants to reduce dependence on foreign systems and believes that the home-grown NavIC provides more accurate domestic navigation and its use would benefit the economy.

Govt tells agencies to coordinate crackdown on Chinese firms as it has ‘security concerns’ too

Some firms registered in India but 'taking instructions from China' said to have data saved in cloud servers, where information on Indian entities’ accounts is shared with Chinese parent firms.

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 Realme tapped India’s smartphone market & escaped Modi govt’s crackdown on Chinese firms

All Realme smartphones sold in India are built in the country. It commanded 16% of India’s smartphone market by shipment volumes in this year's 1st quarter, only behind Samsung & Xiaomi.

ED seizes Rs 55.51 billion from Chinese company Xiaomi for forex violation

The Enforcement Directorate took control of the bank accounts of Xiaomi Technology India under the provisions of the Foreign Exchange Management Act.

Communist Xi explains capital’s benefits as Chinese executives speak up on economic crisis

Business leaders now openly say that Beijing’s zero-Covid policies are slowly destroying the economy. It is becoming difficult for many to justify Xi’s ‘common prosperity’ campaign.

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In Gujarat, voters want BJP’s alternative but not of Modi

After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
File photo of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar | Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via Reuters

Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.


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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.