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Chinese brand phones captured 75% of Indian market in 2020

According to Reuters report , Chinese smartphone brands increased their market share in India in 2020, a year marked by deadly border clashes between the Asian neighbours and backlash against Chinese firms in India, research firm Counterpoint said on Wednesday. Chinese brands commanded 75% of India’s smartphone market last year, up from 71% in 2019 Read More…

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India violates WTO principles allege Chinese Spokesperson Ji Rong

India’s move to continue with ban on 59 Chinese apps violation of WTO principles says spokesperson, Ji Rong, said in a statement in response to a media query on the issue.  “These moves (are) in violation of WTO non-discriminatory principles and fair competition principles of market economy severely damage the legitimate rights and interests of Read More…

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High Court verdict of groping a child through clothing not mounts to Sexual assault evokes strong criticisms

Bombay High Court in India has ruled that groping a child through their clothing does not constitute sexual assault, drawing outrage across the country and frustrating campaigners battling to address widespread sexual abuse against women and children. In a judgment last week, Bombay High Court judge Pushpa Ganediwala found that a 39-year-old man was not Read More…

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Indian Farmers tractor marched in to History on Republic Day

Farmers were given police permission to hold the rally on the periphery of the city after a court battle.   The rally to be held over 60-odd-km stretches near the Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur borders was expected to enter the city only after the traditional Republic Day parade ended around 11.30 am. However Thousands of Read More…

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Indian and Chinese soldiers clash at Naku La in North Sikkim and aftermath status

Indian and Chinese soldiers clashed at Naku La in North Sikkim last week with many injuries reported, said a government source. The situation is said to be under control though as of now.   Naku La, incidentally, was one of the original face-off sites, along with Pangong Tso, Galwan, Gogra, Hot Springs, in early-May last Read More…

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Indian Helicopter Crashed and 2 Pilots Conditions Critical

An Indian Army helicopter has crashed in Kathua district’s Lakhanpur near Jammu and Kashmir-Punjab border. As per available information, two pilots were onboard the chopper.   Both pilots have been rushed to a hospital and are said to be in critical Condition   The helicopter involved in the incident is HAL Dhruv and the reason Read More…

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Overseas Indian government assets will be enforced for arbitration award writes Cairn

Cairn was awarded damages of over $1.2 billion plus interest and costs in the long-drawn tussle over a tax dispute   Cairn Energy has begun to take steps to identify Indian assets overseas against which it can enforce the $1.2 billion award it won last month in a treaty arbitration case against the South Asian Read More…

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Implications of Ageing Dams across Globe : Universities Experts Report

Worldwide, the huge volume of water stored behind large dams is estimated at 7,000 to 8,300 cubic kilometres, enough to cover about 80 per cent of Canada’s landmass under a metre of water.   In another 40 years  most people on Earth who lives downstream of tens of thousands of large dams built in the Read More…