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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

Culture  /  Published 31.03.20

Here’s what we are playing!

Games on appsLudo King: A game that became popular even before coronavirus hit our country is this! From celebs like Kriti Sanon and Mimi Chakraborty playing it, to the city even hosting a Ludo King c...
By Pramita Ghosh in

Education  /  Published 30.03.20

Maintain social distance but stay connected

One week down, two more to go. And the lesson learnt is that it is not easy being confined within four walls. What you miss the most is spending time with friends or siblings stuck half a country away...
By Manasi Shah in

Technology  /  Published 29.03.20

Apps to keep you engaged during the lockdown

Most people, especially the restless among us, must be wondering how to keep ourselves occupied during this period of forced incarceration due to the lockdown. Here are a few things that can soothe yo...
By Surit Doss in


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