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India  /  Published 11.12.20

PUBG comeback: child rights body not in favour

As popular gaming app PUBG eyes its relaunch in the country, India’s top child rights body NCPCR has said it will not be appropriate to do so unless legislations are in place for such online gam...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 26.11.20

China denounces security risk ruse

China on Wednesday frowned upon India’s repeated use of “national security” to ban Chinese apps and called for rectification of “discriminatory practices violating WTO rules&rs...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 25.11.20

LAC: more Chinese apps banned

The Modi government  on Tuesday blocked access to 43 more Chinese mobile apps, including Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s e-commerce app AliExpress, citing security concerns, as border tensions ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

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 11.07.20

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


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