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Startup Street: Decoding challenges for restaurants reopening soon to the current scenario of India's online gaming industry

Updated : June 05, 2020 08:26 PM IST

A plea filed against Whatsapp Pay alleges a violation of regulatory norms and seeks to ban the payment system in its current model. CNBC-TV18’s Ashmit Kumar gives highlights of the plea and what has Whatsapp said to the apex court.

Come June 8 restaurants across India will be able to resume operations after over 2 months. CNBC-TV18’s Mugdha Variyar checked in with Udupi Sri Krishna Bhavan in Bengaluru to find out the situation on the ground and how the owners plan on resuming operations.

Amazon India is set to complete the hiring of 50,000 seasonal workers this week, and says it is operating at a higher capacity compared to the pre- COVID period, nearly at the Diwali peak levels. Mugdha Variyar caught up with Akhil Saxena, vice president, customer fulfillment operations, APAC, MENA & LATAM at Amazon.

India's online gaming market is estimated to touch USD 1 billion by 2021, as per estimates by KPMG and Google. Post the outbreak of pandemic and subsequent lockdown, there has been a significant rise in smartphone users spending time on gaming apps. To know how the online gaming industry is faring currently, the new trends it's witnessing and much more, CNBC-TV18’s Shruti Mishra spoke to co-founder & CEO of Games 24x7, Bhavin Pandya.
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