ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s telecom watchdog on Monday (October 20) unblocked the popular Chinese video-sharing app TikTok after the company assured authorities here that it will shut down all accounts repeatedly involved in spreading ‘obscenity and immorality’. The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) had banned the app on October 9 after getting numerous…Read More Pakistan lifts ban on TikTok after blocking it for 10 days over ‘obscenity’ | World News
By: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Updated: September 26, 2020 4:08:21 pm PUBG Mobile is still banned in IndiaPUBG Mobile is still banned in India and not available on Google Play store as well as Apple App store. As per certain reports, the ban on PUBG Mobile will continue…Read More PUBG Mobile ban is here to stay despite cutting ties with Tencent: Report
By: Tech Desk | Updated: August 7, 2020 2:53:47 pm Xiaomi on banned Chinese apps: New, future phones will not have blocked apps pre-installed The government of India has banned nearly 106 Chinese apps in the country till now and some reports suggest more will be added to the list…Read More Chinese app ban: Xiaomi to release MIUI update without banned Mi apps
WASHINGTON: United States President Donald Trump has signed executive orders banning popular Chinese apps like TikTok and WeChat, terming them a ‘threat to the national security and to the country’s economy’. The ban comes into effect in 45 days, Trump said in his two separate executive orders signed on August…Read More Donald Trump signs executive orders banning TikTok, Wechat | World News
By: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Updated: August 6, 2020 5:39:52 pm India bans Mi Browser Pro: What does it mean for Xiaomi phone users? In the past couple of months since the India-China border standoff, the government of India has banned several Chinese apps including some of the…Read More India bans Mi Browser Pro: What it means for Xiaomi phone users?
By: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Updated: July 29, 2020 11:45:37 am 47 Chinese apps banned: Indian rivals to banned apps support govt’s decision After banning 59 Chinese apps last month the government of India announced the ban of 47 clones of already banned China-owned applications. Indian alternatives of…Read More 47 more Chinese apps banned; Indian rival apps support govt’s decision
By: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Updated: July 9, 2020 10:49:13 am Indian army asks soldiers to delete Facebook, Tinder, PUBG Mobile, and 83 other apps: Report (Image: Bloomberg) After the government of India banned 59 Chinese apps for everyone in the country, the Indian army asks soldiers and…Read More 89 apps Indian army asks personnel to delete from phone: Report
NEW DELHI: Days after the government banned 59 Chinese apps, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday invited the start-up and tech community to participate in the “Aatmanirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge”. The prime minister has launched the “Aatmanirbhar Bharat Innovation Challenge” to identify the best Indian apps that are already…Read More atmanirbhar app ecosystem: PM Modi pitches for Atmanirbhar App ecosystem, says IT is tackling disruption brought about by COVID-19
By: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Updated: July 2, 2020 4:36:51 pm Likee Lite, Bigo Live Lite, HAGO Lite: Lite versions of banned Chinese apps still available on Play store Google has removed all 59 Chinese apps that the Indian government banned earlier this week stating privacy concerns. The…Read More Google blocks banned Chinese apps but what about their lite version?
KOLKATA: Calling the ban on Chinese apps a “digital strike”, Union Minister Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said India wants peace, but if someone casts an evil eye, the country is capable of giving a befitting reply. Hailing the “strong” leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he asserted,…Read More India to give befitting reply if anyone casts evil eye: Ravi Shankar Prasad