Sunday, 2 April, 2023

Topic: PUBG

Coding prodigy behind PUBG game, Kim Chang-han, eyes IPO worth billions

Since 2000, Kim Chang-han has created three multiplayer online games at three startups that all fell flat. PUBG was his last attempt to succeed in the business.

New version of PUBG mobile game to be launched in India soon

PUBG was earlier published by a Chinese company in India, and was subsequently banned in September. The new version is published by PUBG Corp., a South Korean subsidiary.

Fantasy sports like Dream11 are a good candidate for self-regulation

Fantasy sports platforms like Dream11 are legitimate businesses protected by Article 19(1)(g) of the Indian Constitution.

News debates turn into daily soaps while India’s Covid tally crosses 4 million

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

‘Shrinking’ of Parliament, and Nirmala Sitharaman’s loan fix for every issue

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

How India bans apps, can ban be beaten? All you want to know about govt’s China app ban

Experts offer answers on the multiple questions surrounding India’s ban on Chinese apps, which comes amid soaring border tensions between the nations.

Modi’s surgical strike on PUBG draws a new political line in Indian families

After the JEE-NEET saga, PUBG’s ban is more bad news for Indian students, who earned big bucks live streaming themselves shooting pixelated figures on a screen.

PUBG, Baidu to WeChat Work — Here’s the full list of 118 Chinese apps banned by Modi govt

Modi govt announced a ban on 118 Chinese apps Wednesday following fresh clashes between India and China at the border. This is in addition to the 59 apps that were banned in June.

India bans PUBG & 117 other Chinese apps, terms them prejudicial to sovereignty

The banned apps include Baidu, Baidu Express Edition, Tencent Watchlist, FaceU, WeChat Reading and Tencent Weiyun, according to an official statement.

Priyanka lashes out at BSP, Abhishek Singhvi on PUBG & Trump wants more love from Twitter

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

On Camera


File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

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...


The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit:

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.