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Jharkhand  /  Published 29.08.20

App soon with list of plasma donors

The Ranchi district administration is planning to launch a mobile application to connect Covid-19 patients with plasma donors by putting out a list of those who are eligible with their blood groups, o...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Business  /  Published 28.07.20

China: ban on 47 more apps

The government has barred 47 more Chinese apps which were variants of the 59 apps earlier banned for violation of data and privacy issues. The banned apps are the clones of the previously barred apps ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 27.07.20

Ma of all summons over ‘fake news’

A Gurgaon court has summoned Alibaba and its founder Jack Ma in a case in which a former employee in India says he was wrongfully fired after objecting to what he saw as censorship and fake news on co...
By Reuters in New Delhi

Style  /  Published 10.07.20

TikTok ticked for all

A few days before the axe fell on the 59 apps connected to China, I was engaged for the better part of a day gawking at the hair colour filter challenge on TikTok, one of the banned apps. I marvelled ...
By Anasuya Basu in

West Bengal  /  Published 08.07.20

Banned app for scanning

Visva-Bharati continues to repose faith in a Chinese application that has been banned in the country as a “retaliatory measure” in the aftermath of the border conflict with China. &nb...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

Opinion  /  Published 06.07.20

Lost ground: Modi's meticulously choreographed visit to Ladakh

Sir — The prime minister, Narendra Modi, sprang a surprise with his sudden Ladakh visit. It was primarily meant to be a gesture of solidarity with the armed forces in order to boost the morale o...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 03.07.20

Chinese app ban: Online friendship on the line

Who would have thought banning an online app could lead to a possible fading away of a rare friendship? The 30-year-old Aixi rang up this diarist late Monday night after finishing her shift at a resta...
By Neha Sahay in

Opinion  /  Published 02.07.20

Strict measures: Boot out the far right

Sir — In a long-overdue move, YouTube has banned the channels of notorious far-right users, including the former Ku Klux Klan leader, David Duke, and the promoter of “scientific racism&rdq...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 28.04.19

Rate, rank and review your minister

In January 2018, just before the Alwar and Ajmer bypolls, the Neta app created by Jalandhar boy Pratham Mittal was soft-launched. The app allows users to rank, rate and review ministers and local MPs ...
By Manasi Shah in

Opinion  /  Published 15.01.20

Same old story

Sir — Dating applications are becoming increasingly popular among young adults in India. Given the wide array of such apps, one would assume that young people are being able to exercise more freedom...
By The Telegraph in


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