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India plans to curb Cryptocurrency trading with new legislation

The Indian government is seeking to pass legislation which would ban cryptocurrency trading in the country. A new bill is reportedly in discussion and...

Indian Government restores 4G internet in 2 districts of Jammu and Kashmir on trial basis

Two districts - Udhampur in Jammu and Ganderbal in Kashmir - saw 4G internet being restored on Sunday, August 16. This happened after official...

Paytm introduces India’s first Android-based portable POS device for retailers

Digital payment pioneer Paytm has bestowed upon Indian retailers, an Android-based point-of-sale (POS) pocket device to ease the load on digital transactions.  In a blog,...

India: Government bans 47 more Chinese apps, mostly clones of initially 59 banned apps

Recently, the Indian Government has banned 59 apps of Chinese origin or relation, citing concerns of data security and privacy. This has been followed by a...

India: YouTube to cut down misinformative video recommendations in Hindi 

YouTube set to reduce its recommendations on Hindi videos that intend to spread misinformation. The plan will be implemented in India by this quarter...

Realme will release OTA updates for existing models to remove banned Chinese apps

Indian government, in June, had imposed a ban on 59 Chinese apps on the grounds of rising border tensions with China. Shenzhen-based smartphone company...

Indian Army: DRDO will help with ‘Bharat’ drones for accurate surveillance along China border

The Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) has provided the Indian Army with specially designed drones by the name “Bharat” for accurate surveillance along the...

India: Google launches visual translation in KaiOS phones 

Google has recently launched Google Assistant’s feature of visual translation in KaiOS phones in India. Now, just like Android or iOS users, KaiOS users...

ZEE5’s Tiktok alternative app HiPi set to launch on July 15th

The recent ban of 59 Chinese apps by the Indian Government, has paved ways for the development of new Indian alternatives for...

Indian government bans 59 Chinese apps including TikTok and ShareIt

The government of India had been considering the banning of 52 Chinese Apps since the past couple of weeks and the decision...

Anker Soundcore Liberty 2 TWS earbuds launched in India

Soundcore by Anker, a Global leader in Technology, strengthens its TWS Portfolio, announces ‘Liberty 2 Bluetooth Headset’ in India. Designed for the fitness lovers...

Daiwa announces affordable Smart TVs with Android 9.0, 2GB RAM

Daiwa, one of the fastest growing Indian Consumer Durables Brand in India, announces exciting new range of TVs – 65inch (D65QUHD-M10, 165cm) and 55inch...

Ambrane unveils energy saving ‘Smart Plugs ASP-10 & ASP-16’

Ambrane, one of the leading brands in Mobile Accessories, launches a range of Smart Home devices ‘Smart Plugs ASP10 & ASP-16’. Upgrading your Home to...

Xiaomi India launches flagship Mi NoteBook series in India

Xiaomi, India’s number one smartphone and smart TV brand, today entered the laptop category with their Mi NoteBook series. Powered by 10th Gen Intel®...

India’s smartphone user crosses 500 million mark

It was found that over 500 million Indians now started using smartphones. There has been a 15% increase in the number of users from...

ISRO scheduled Humanoid ‘Vyommitra’ in December 2020

ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization) has planned to send a half humanoid robot to space by later this year. The half humanoid robot has...

Amazon CEO to invest $1 Billion in India for digitising SMBs

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced that they are investing $1 billion or Rs. 7089 crores in India in digitalizing the small and medium businesses....

Bajaj Chetak Electric Scooter launched, starts from Rs 1 Lakh

Amidst dwindling sales in an increasingly competitive two-wheeler market in India, Bajaj Chetak got phased out in initial years of its launch and now...

Paytm becomes the largest issuer of FASTag in India

Paytm Payments Bank has announced that it has achieved a milestone by issuing 3 million FASTags to customers and thus becoming the largest FASTag...

PayU acquires PaySense for $185 million to merge with LazyPay

PayU, the digital credit platform, announced that they are merging the operations of LazyPay and PaySense to start a full-on digital payment platform in...

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