Klips for 4rd July

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UPI Payments Trends. Source: Bloombergquint

WhatsApp gets warning from IT ministry as fake news leads to instances of mob lynching

  • Fake news about child abductions have lead to lynchings in Assam, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tripura, WB and TN

Maharashtra softens plastic ban for e-comm companies

  • For assets >E comm companies can use plastic for 3 months
  • Move attributed to lobbying by Amazon, Pepsi, Coca Cola and HM as per Reuters sources

England end penalty curse, enter QF

  • England hadn’t won on penalties for 30 years
  • Beat Colombia 4-3 in shootout

UPI transactions record fastest growth in 6 months

  • Transactions grew to 246.4mn in June from 189.5mn in May, a 30% increase
  • Increase attributed to 9 new banks being added (from 101 to 110)

Opinion: Sashakt Means Empowered… To Make No Decisions


Interesting: Delivering Amazon Packages to the Top of the World – Leh


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