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    Govt Bans 117 More China Apps Including PUBG Mobile


    The Centre’s move comes in the backdrop of the tension between India and China on the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

    By Susshmita Choubey - 
    3rd Sep 2020

    Highlights of the Story

    • The latest ban is the third in a series of app bans by the government.
    • TikTok and some other Chinese were banned earlier this year.
    • The government said the apps were stealing user data.

    PUBG Mobile, Apus Launcher, Rules of Survival, and 115 other Chinese apps and games have been banned in India. On June 29, India banned 59 Chinese apps amid tension on the border. In addition, on July 23, it took down mirror applications that were functioning despite the ban.

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    The decision to ban more Chinese apps is from the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) in the country under section 69A of the Information Technology Act.

    A press release states, “This move will safeguard the interests of crores of Indian mobile and internet users. This decision is a targeted move to ensure safety, security, and sovereignty of Indian cyberspace.”

    One of the major apps included in this app list is PUBG Mobile and its Lite version too.

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    Here’s a list of 118 apps banned by the Government of India:
    1. APUS Launcher Pro- Theme, Live Wallpapers, Smart
    2. APUS Launcher-Theme, Call Show, Wallpaper, HideApps
    3. APUS Security -Antivirus, Phone Security, Cleaner
    4. APUS Turbo Cleaner 2020- Junk Cleaner, Anti-Virus
    5. APUS Flashlight-Free & Bright
    6. Cut Cut – Cut Out & Photo Background Editor
    7. Baidu
    8. Baidu Express Edition
    9. FaceU – Inspire your Beauty
    10. ShareSave by Xiaomi: Latest gadgets, amazing deals
    11. CamCard – Business Card Reader
    12. CamCard Business
    13. CamCard for Salesforce
    14. CamOCR
    15. InNote
    16. VooV Meeting – Tencent Video Conferencing
    17. Super Clean – Master of Cleaner, Phone Booster
    18. WeChat reading
    19. Government WeChat
    20. Small Q brush
    21. Tencent Weiyun
    22. Pitu
    23. WeChat Work
    24. Cyber Hunter
    25. Cyber Hunter Lite
    26. Knives Out-No rules, just fight!
    27. Super Mecha Champions
    28. LifeAfter
    29. Dawn of Isles
    30. Ludo World-Ludo Superstar
    31. Chess Rush
    32. PUBG MOBILE Nordic Map: Livik
    34. Rise of Kingdoms: Lost Crusade
    35. Art of Conquest: Dark Horizon
    36. Dank Tanks
    37. Warpath
    38. Game of Sultans
    39. Gallery Vault – Hide Pictures And Videos
    40. Smart AppLock (App Protect)
    41. Message Lock (SMS Lock)-Gallery Vault Developer Team
    42. Hide App-Hide Application Icon
    43. AppLock
    44. AppLock Lite
    45. Dual Space – Multiple Accounts & App Cloner
    46. ZAKZAK Pro – Live chat & video chat online
    47. ZAKZAK LIVE: live-streaming & video chat app
    48. Music – Mp3 Player
    49. Music Player – Audio Player & 10 Bands Equalizer
    50. HD Camera Selfie Beauty Camera
    51. Cleaner – Phone Booster
    52. Web Browser & Fast Explorer
    53. Video Player All Format for Android
    54. Photo Gallery HD & Editor
    55. Photo Gallery & Album
    56. Music Player – Bass Booster – Free Download
    57. HD Camera – Beauty Cam with Filters & Panorama
    58. HD Camera Pro & Selfie Camera
    59. Music Player – MP3 Player & 10 Bands Equalizer
    60. Gallery HD
    61. Web Browser – Fast, Privacy & Light Web Explorer
    62. Web Browser – Secure Explorer
    63. Music Player – Audio Player
    64. Video Player – All Format HD Video Player
    65. Lamour Love All Over The World
    66. Amour- video chat & call all over the world.
    67. MV Master – Make Your Status Video & Community
    68. MV Master – Best Video Maker & Photo Video Editor
    69. APUS Message Center-Intelligent management
    70. LivU Meet new people & Video chat with strangers
    71. Carrom Friends: Carrom Board & Pool Game-
    72. Ludo All-Star- Play Online Ludo Game & Board Games
    73. Bike Racing: Moto Traffic Rider Bike Racing Games
    74. Rangers Of Oblivion: Online Action MMO RPG Game
    75. Z Camera – Photo Editor, Beauty Selfie, Collage
    76. GO SMS Pro – Messenger, Free Themes, Emoji
    77. U-Dictionary: Oxford Dictionary Free Now Translate
    78. Ulike – Define your selfie in trendy style
    79. Tantan – Date For Real
    80. MICO Chat: New Friends Banaen aur Live Chat Karen
    81. Kitty Live – Live Streaming & Video Live Chat
    82. Malay Social Dating App to Date & Meet Singles
    83. Alipay
    84. AlipayHK
    85. Mobile Taobao
    86. Youku
    87. Road of Kings- Endless Glory
    88. Sina News
    89. Netease News
    90. Penguin FM
    91. Murderous Pursuits
    92. Tencent Watchlist (Tencent Technology
    93. Learn Chinese AI-Super Chinese
    94. HUYA LIVE – Game Live Stream
    95. Little Q Album
    96. Fighting Landlords – Free and happy Fighting Landlords
    97. Hi Meitu
    98. Mobile Legends: Pocket
    99. VPN for TikTok
    100. VPN for TikTok
    101. Penguin E-sports Live assistant
    102. Buy Cars-offer everything you need, special offers and low prices
    103. iPick
    104. Beauty Camera Plus – Sweet Camera & Face Selfie
    105. Parallel Space Lite – Dual App
    106. “Chief Almighty: First Thunder BC
    107. MARVEL Super War NetEase Games
    108. AFK Arena
    109. Creative Destruction NetEase Games
    110. Crusaders of Light NetEase Games
    111. Mafia City Yotta Games
    112. Onmyoji NetEase Games
    113. Ride Out Heroes NetEase Games
    114. Yimeng Jianghu-Chu Liuxiang has been fully upgraded
    115. Legend: Rising Empire NetEase Games
    116. Arena of Valor: 5v5 Arena Games
    117. Soul Hunters
    118. Rules of Survival

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    Many of the apps like PUBG banned in this list has caused dismay among the people. On the other hand, let us concentrate on what is more important.

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