Friday, 24 March, 2023
TopicIndia bans chinese apps

Topic: india bans chinese apps

Indian TikTok rivals flooded with CVs as China’s ByteDance fires hundreds amid ban

ByteDance is laying off India-based employees as the government shows no signs of lifting the ban imposed on its most popular apps TikTok and Helo last June.

These 3 Chinese apps are doing better than Indian platforms trying to replace TikTok

Snack Video by Kuaishou Technology, Zili by Xiaomi, and ByteDance's Resso have seen a surge in downloads over the past few months since the govt banned over 200 Chinese apps.

SHAREit, Baidu Maps, CamScanner — at least 23 of banned Chinese apps still in use in India

Though India banned 59 Chinese apps, and has now added 47 alternatives of them to the list, people in India have found ways to use many of these.

Kennedy dispatched planes to India in 1962. US must join ‘digital strike’ to counter China

A US digital airlift should aim to add extra oomph to India’s counterpunches and thereby raise the immediate costs of Chinese territorial aggression.

49% Indians say Chinese firms can operate if there isn’t data sharing with China: Survey 

A survey by LocalCircles also found that 29% respondents felt government-sanctioned action should be taken against Indian companies with Chinese investment.

Chinese apps ban doesn’t end user data theft. There is bloatware you can’t even uninstall

Considering India doesn’t have a dedicated law on data protection, regulators should either ban these pre-installed apps or make them more accountable.

Can’t keep making money by buying cheap Chinese raw materials: JSW Group CMD Sajjan Jindal

Calling the Galwan Valley face-off an opportunity to push for an 'atmanirbhar' India, Sajjan Jindal said it was time to support domestic producers.

Reader View: India depends on China in many ways, to disregard that isn’t a smart decision

YourTurn is our new weekly feature in which ThePrint's readers share their views or opinions in response to the question of the week.

Modi’s chest-thumping ministers, and not Congress, are an irritant in dealing with China

If PM Modi had launched ‘surgical’ and air strikes to punish Pakistan in 2016 and 2019, his ministers are now outdoing him in pounding China with verbal strikes.

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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.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.