TikTok BAN In India - Government Bans 59 Apps in India - PUBG BANNED!!

- Techno Vihaan

A few days ago, a leading daily claimed that Indian intel and security agencies have founded serious security breaches in 52 popular Chinese apps like Tik Tok, Helo, UC News, Shareit, Likee, 360 Security, and there use was a threat. 
According to the intel agencies, All these Chinese apps end up extracting a large amount of data from Indian users and keep it stored on servers outside the country, a leading daily reported. The report came amid heightened Indo-China tension following the killing of 20 Indian soldiers by Chinese PLA in Ladakh's Galway Valley. 
Following the report, several messages on social media claimed that the Indian government had banned or warned against the use of popular Chinese Apps.

fake UP STF advisory against the use of Chinese Apps was circulated. 
FACT: The Uttar Pradesh STF has not issued any advisory banning use of Chinese Apps like Tik Tok, UC Browser or We Chat. Here's a clarification by the Press Information Bureau of India on the viral claim regarding 52 Chinese Apps

The apps were said to be marked "unsafe" by the Union Home Ministry recently over a suspicion that these Chinese apps may steal all data from mobile phones.

List of 59 Chinese apps that are banned in India:

Full list: 1. TikTok 2. Shareit 3. Kwai 4. UC Browser 5. Baidu map 6. Shein 7.Clash of Kings 8. DU battery saver 9. Helo 10. Likee 11. YouCam makeup 12. Mi Community 13. CM Browser 14. Virus Cleaner 15. APUS Browser 16. ROMWE 17. Club Factory 18. Newsdog 19. Beauty Plus 20. WeChat 21. UC News 22. QQ Mail 23. Weibo 24. Xender 25. QQ Music 26. QQ Newsfeed 27. Bigo Live 28. SelfieCity 29. Mail Master 30. Parallel Space 31. Mi Video Call – Xiaomi 32. WeSync 33. ES File Explorer 34. Viva Video – QU Video Inc 35. Meitu 36. Vigo Video 37. New Video Status 38. DU Recorder 39. Vault- Hide 40. Cache Cleaner DU App studio 41. DU Cleaner 42. DU Browser 43. Hago Play With New Friends 44. Cam Scanner 45. Clean Master – Cheetah Mobile 46. Wonder Camera 47. Photo Wonder 48. QQ Player 49. We Meet 50. Sweet Selfie 51. Baidu Translate 52. Vmate 53. QQ International 54. QQ Security Center 55. QQ Launcher 56. U Video 57. V fly Status Video 58. Mobile Legends 59. DU Privacy

Companies running these apps continue to dismiss the data tampering. But no company talks about sharing its data with the Chinese government.

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