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GD Topic: Chinese App Banned in India – Pros and Cons

Updated on July 06, 2020


On June 29, citing the “emergent nature of threats” from Chinese mobile applications like TikTok, ShareIt, UC Browser and CamScanner, Indian Government decided to ban 59 apps. The move was partly seen as a counter move amid the tense border standoff between India and China that led to 20 Indian Army personnel being killed on June 15.


Coronavirus Pandemic: Opportunity of Economic Growth for India

Covid-19 that originated from China, has claimed its toll in Italy, Germany, Taiwan, Singapore, Hongkong, France, Canada, Russia, USA, India among other countries. Lakhs of people have been infected globally by the Covid-19 with five to ten percent deaths due to thi deadly disease. The World Health Organization (WHO) is taking twists and turns in its announcements about Covid-19 pandemic.


Gig Economy: Statistics, Why is it growing, Pros & Cons, Impact of Covid 19

Gig Economy, also referred to as “crowdsourcing”, the “sharing economy” and the “collaborative economy”, is where the individuals can market their skill sets (in both unskilled labour market and as skilled professionals) and sell their services online on different platforms or companies. In this GD Topic by read all about Gig Economy Statistics, understand reasons for its massive rise, Pros and Cons, and Impact of Covid 19.


Facebook Reliance Jio Deal: Will it help to boost Business Growth in India?

Facebook, the largest global social media platform has bought 9.9% stake in Reliance Jio to the tune of US$5.7 billion (Rs 43,574 crore). Reliance Jio is the telecom unit of Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL). The deal gives the social media giant – Facebook a firm foothold in a fast-growing massive digital market and helps the Indian oil-to-telecom conglomerate to significantly cut debt. The deal values Jio at Rs 4.62 lakh crore ($65.95 billion).


Telecom Sector Trouble in India: Good or Bad for Economy

Telecom sector which was already running in hot waters, got another blow with the recent judgement by Hon’ble Supreme Court of India on Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR). The Telecom companies have to pay more than Rs 1.3 lakh crore as additional dues to the Government. The government has set up a committee to consider ways in which the struggling telecom sector can be helped.



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