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  2. Maharashtra Government suspends Chinese projects worth Rs 5000 crore
  3. Covid-19 - India tally crosses 3.6 lakh with 12881 new cases last 24 hours
  4. Indian Railways scraps contract with Chinese firm
  5. BSNL MTNL and private companies to ban all Chinese deals and equipment
  6. In violent face-off with China in Galwan valley Ladakh India losed her 20 soldiers
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Govt bans 59 Chinese apps including TikTok SHAREit due to LAC tension

Posted Date :   01 July 2020 12:15:07 AM  
Amid the heightened tensions with China along the Line of Actual Control (LAC),
the Indian government on Monday took an extraordinary step and decided to ban
59 Chinese apps.
 
The list of 59 mobile apps with their origin in China include TikTok, SHAREit, UC
Browser, Baidu map, Helo, Mi Community, Club Factory, WeChat, UC News,
Weibo, Xender, Meitu, Mi Video Call - Xiaomi, CamScanner, and Clean Master -
Cheetah Mobile.
 
The order issued by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY)
stated that the 59 apps that have been banned by the Government of India "are
prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state
and public order”. The order added: "This move will safeguard the interests of crores
of Indian mobile and internet users. This decision is a targeted move to ensure safety
and sovereignty of Indian cyberspace."



Maharashtra Government suspends Chinese projects worth Rs 5000 crore

Posted Date :   27 June 2020 12:22:38 AM  
The Maharashtra government with the consultation from the Centre has put on hold three
agreements signed with Chinese companies at the recent Magnetic Maharashtra 2.0 investor
meet.
 
The proposed investments cost over Rs 5,000 crore.
 
“The decision has been taken in consultation with the Union government. These were signed
prior to the clash in Galwan valley. The ministry of external affairs has advised not to sign any
further agreements with Chinese companies,” said industry minister Subash Desai.
 
The three agreements signed included a Rs 3,770 crore MoU with Great Wall Motors (GWM)
to set up an automobile plant in Talegaon near Pune.
 
PMI Electro Mobility in a joint venture with Foton (China) had announced a Rs 1,000 crore unit
that would create 1,500 jobs. Another Chinese company was Hengii Engineering for a Rs
250-crore investment as part of its phase II expansion, a project that will generate 150 jobs.
 
The Maharashtra government was to start the economy with Magnetic Maharashtra 2.0. The
government signed a total of 12 agreements which included companies from Singapore, South
Korea, US besides several Indian companies.
 
The decision to freeze the Chinese projects comes due to ongoing dispute at the border.
 
In the all party meeting called by the Prime Minister, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray had
expressed his confidence in the Modi administration and said, ” Our government has the
ability to give a befitting reply.. We are all one. This is the feeling. We are with you, PM. We
are with our forces and their families.”





Covid-19 - India tally crosses 3.6 lakh with 12881 new cases last 24 hours

Posted Date :   19 June 2020 11:32:39 PM  
Covid-19 - India tally crosses 3.6 lakh with 12881 new cases and 334 deaths
in last 24 hours

India’s Covid-19 case fatality rate or the proportion of death to the total number of
cases has gone up to 3.4% from 2.9% with the jump in the death toll.
 
The number of coronavirus disease cases reached India recorded 3,66,946 on
Thursday after the country recorded 12,881 fresh cases in the last 24 hours.
 
THe Union health ministry update at 8 am showed 334 deaths in the said period
and the overall fatalities to be 12,237. There are 1,60,384 active cases and 1,94,324
cured or discharged.
 
The death toll surged after Delhi and Maharashtra took into account hundreds of
fatalities that were pending review, officials have said.
 
The country had recorded its first fatality in March when the Covid-19 infection tally
was a little over 70.




Indian Railways scraps contract with Chinese firm

Posted Date :   19 June 2020 11:21:13 PM  
Indian Railways scraps contract with Chinese firm
 
With the recent incidents which are going in Ladakh borders, The Indian government
on 
Thursday indicate to resolve to deploy economic measures to retaliate against
China by 
scrapping a Rs. 471 crore contract given to Chinese company for World
bank funded 
railway project. 





BSNL MTNL and private companies to ban all Chinese deals and equipment

Posted Date :   19 June 2020 03:20:31 AM  
The recent killing of 20 Indian soldiers at the LAC in Galway Valley in Ladakh triggered
Government to take some strong steps. 
 
The Telecom Ministry has ordered BSNL, MTNL and other private companies to ban all
Chinese deals and equipment. They have been asked to avoid Chinese equipment in
upgradation. The decision by the Telecom ministry could play a major role in the 4G
upgradation purchases by its subsidiaries. 
 
The govt service providers have been asked to change conditions in such a way that
Chinese companies aren't able participate in the tender process. The companies have
been asked to cancel all previous tenders for telecom equipment. Directives will also
be issued for private mobile service providers to rule out use of any existing Chinese
equipment, and ban any new purchase.