CM Shivraj bans Chinese firecrackers in MP

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CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan Bans Chinese Firecrackers; Makes It A Punishable Offence

Amid India-China border issues, MP CM on November 4 declares ban on Chinese firecrackers in the state affirming strict action will be taken, if found selling or using it. Punishment includes two years of jail, under Section 9-B (1) (B) of the Explosives Act. Additionally, to bring the… read-more

Thu, 05 Nov 2020 - 12:13 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: INDIA CHINA BORDER ISSUE, Boycott Chinese Goods, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Diwali

Courtesy: Hindustan Times


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Government Ponders Tariff Hikes on Textiles, Cameras and Laptops

Furthering its economic offensive against China, the Indian government is pondering on imposing customs duty on close to 20 product categories, which include cameras, laptops, and textiles. Steel products are also being considered for import restrictions by the DGFT. A senior officer informed that Finance Ministry had earlier rejected the proposal from the Commerce and Industry Ministry; but this time around, Revenue Department may… read-more

Tue, 11 Aug 2020 - 05:13 PM / by Tania Mukhopadhyay

Tags: Boycott Chinese Goods, China, Indo-China, tax

Courtesy: Times of India

Google-Jio Partnership

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Chinese Mobile Market Threatened By India's Reliance Jio

Industry analysists believe that India's mobile phone market will have a positive impact after Google expressed its willingness to invest in Reliance Industries. The deal will benefit the upcoming 5G smartphone project and would impact the Chinese brands like Realme, Oppo, Vivo, and more. It is expected that the Chinese companies would bring down the prices of their smartphones as a result of the Google-Jio partnership.

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 - 11:13 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Reliance Industries, Reliance Jio, Boycott Chinese Goods, Mukesh Ambani

TikTok could be bought by an American company
TikTok Could Become Independent American Company: White house officials

Director of US National Economic Council, Larry Kudlow on July 17, said that there are reports that Tik-Tok might pull of its Chinese Holding Company and rather operate as an "Independent" American Company as an alternative to the ban. This could happen if TikTok is purchased by an American company, also switching the servers from China to America.

Fri, 17 Jul 2020 - 05:53 AM / by Taniya Bazaz

Tags: TikTok, TikTok ban, Boycott Chinese Goods, China, USA, Chinese Apps

Courtesy: Live mint

Card Swiping Machine

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Can't Say No, Chinese Point-Of-Scale Machines have No Alternatives: Boycott China

The Indian government is rooting for a reduction in the dependence on Chinese goods. Malls, retailers and other entities using Point Of Scale (POS) machines and card-swiping machines for digital payments, are having a hard time in finding an alternative that is as cheap as China's. Reports suggest, 95% of the POS machines used globally belong to China. At present, there are no Indian-made POS devices.

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 - 11:22 AM / by D. RamaKrishnan

Tags: Boycott Chinese Goods, Ban China, Digital Payment

Courtesy: Economic Times

Mitron vs TikTok

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Home-Grown Content Platforms Raise Money To Substitute Banned Apps

This week, India's TikTok alternative MitronTV raised Rs 2 crore in seed funding from two venture capital companies, after the Indian Government banned the Chinese app. Investors are now looking for home-grown social media platforms, to fill the gap left by the Chinese apps. India's ShareChat an alternative to China's banned app Helo is looking to raise US$100 million, as a part of their next expansion.

Fri, 03 Jul 2020 - 09:30 AM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Boycott Chinese Goods, TikTok ban, Mitron App

Courtesy: Livemint

BSNL Office, Shot on 2011

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BSNL Scraps 4G Upgradations Tender Amid Boycott Of Chinese Goods

After the government imposed a ban on the state-run telecommunications on using the equipment sourced from China, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) on July 1 has cancelled the tender for sourcing equipment to its 4G network upgradations from companies such as ZTE and Huawei. A fresh tender will be floated which may show emphasis on inclination for homegrown suppliers.

Thu, 02 Jul 2020 - 11:10 AM / by D. RamaKrishnan

Tags: Boycott Chinese Goods, bsnl, MTNL

Courtesy: Economic Times

TikTok among the 59 banned apps

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TikTok-ers Shift Base; Plead Viewers To Like Their Instagram Accounts

After TikTok was announced as banned in India, many content creators on the app are asking their followers to follow them on Instagram and other content sharing websites using the tag #TikTokBan. Some even made educational videos regarding how to access Instagram. TikTok is not available on the AppStore and PlayStore, but individuals who have already downloaded is not banned yet to access the app.

Wed, 01 Jul 2020 - 05:49 PM / by D. RamaKrishnan

Tags: TikTok, TikTok ban, Instagram , Boycott Chinese Goods

Courtesy: NDTV Gadgets

Zhao Lijian
China To "Verify Situation" After India's App Ban

India banned 59 mobile applications linked to China on June 29, over the ongoing border tension and security concerns. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian during a press briefing on May 30 said they are "strongly concerned". Earlier this month, the 'Boycott Chinese Products' campaign saw large support from the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT). The Internet Services Provider Association of India (ISPAI) has meanwhile… read-more

Tue, 30 Jun 2020 - 04:40 PM / by Taniya Bazaz

Tags: Boycott Chinese Goods, Remove China apps, Indo-China, INDIA CHINA BORDER ISSUE

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Chinese goods at Indian port

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Chinese imports blocked, Not to be delivered until examination: Indian industrial representatives

Imports from China are being held up at key seas and airports since June 22. A Business Today report reveals that the industry representatives are instructing not to deliver goods originating from China without further notice. However, there is no official confirmation of the claim. The report also confirms that the reason cited is not due to the Galwan valley clash but the recurrence of covid-19 cases in China.


Wed, 24 Jun 2020 - 01:53 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: China, India, Boycott Chinese Goods, Imports

Courtesy: India Today