The far gone geo-political tensions between India and China lately has furthermore led to impose ban on 118 more mobile applications, including the app for mobile game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG). The Centre’s move comes in the backdrop of the tension between India and China on the Line of Actual Control (LAC). China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has, for over four months now, been trying to shift its boundary with India in Ladakh.
"The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India invoking it’s power under section 69A of the Information Technology Act read with the relevant provisions of the Information Technology (Procedure and Safeguards for Blocking of Access of Information by Public) Rules 2009 and in view of the emergent nature of threats has decided to block 118 mobile apps since in view of information available they are engaged in activities which is prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order," the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology said in an official release.
Earlier in June 20, 59 such app s were banned with Chinese links, including TikTok, UC Browser, the latest move to ban 118 more such apps came byIndian government comes at a time when China allegedly made a transgression attempt near the southern bank of Pangong Tso, which was thwarted by the Indian Army.
Here's the complete list of the 118 mobile apps that have been banned today:
PUS Security -Antivirus, Phone security, Cleaner | APUS Turbo Cleaner 2020- Junk Cleaner, Anti-Virus | APUS Flashlight-Free & Bright | Cut Cut – Cut Out & Photo Background Editor | Baidu | Baidu Express Edition | FaceU - Inspire your Beauty | ShareSave by Xiaomi: Latest gadgets, amazing deals | CamCard - Business Card Reader | CamCard Business | CamCard for Salesforce | CamOCR | InNote | VooV Meeting - Tencent Video Conferencing | Super Clean - Master of Cleaner, Phone Booster | WeChat reading | Government WeChat | Small Q brush | Tencent Weiyun | Pitu | WeChat Work | Cyber Hunter | Cyber Hunter Lite | Knives Out-No rules, just fight | Super Mecha Champions | LifeAfter | Dawn of Isles | Ludo World-Ludo Superstar | Chess Rush | PUBG MOBILE Nordic Map: Livik | PUBG MOBILE LITE | Rise of Kingdoms: Lost Crusade | Art of Conquest: Dark Horizon | Dank Tanks | Warpath | Game