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From PUBG to TikTok here are 177 apps banned by Indian govt so far

Reports in July said that the government had banned 47 apps which mostly included the Lite version of the already banned apps such as Tiktok Lite, Helo Lite, Shareit Lite and Bigo Live Lite among others. Reports in July said that the government had banned 47 apps which mostly included the Lite version of the already banned apps such as Tiktok Lite, Helo Lite, Shareit Lite and Bigo Live Lite among others.
Reports in July said that the government had banned 47 apps which mostly included the Lite version of the already banned apps such as Tiktok Lite, Helo Lite, Shareit Lite and Bigo Live Lite among others. (Pixabay)

This is not the first time that the Indian government has banned China-based apps in the country. The government banned a total of 59 apps back in June this year. So, here's the complete list of banned apps…

The Indian government on Wednesday banned a total of 118 China-based apps in India. The list includes a bunch of popular apps such as PUBG Mobile, AppLock and WeChat Work among others. The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology in a press release said that it was banning the 118 apps keeping in view the emergent nature of threats.

“In the interest of sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India and security of the State. And using the sovereign powers, the Government of India has decided to block the usage of certain Apps, used in both mobile and non-mobile Internet-enabled devices, MeitY wrote in a press release.

Notably, this is not the first time that the Indian government has banned China-based apps in the country. The government banned a total of 59 apps back in June this year. The list included popular apps such as TikTok, UC Browser and Shareit. In addition to that, reports in July said that the government had banned 47 apps which mostly included the Lite version of the already banned apps such as Tiktok Lite, Helo Lite, Shareit Lite and Bigo Live Lite among others.

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So, here’s a complete list of 177 apps that have been banned by the government so far:

TikTokYouCam makeupUC NewsMi Video Call – XiaomiDU CleanerBaidu TranslateAPUS Launcher -Theme, Call Show, Wallpaper, HideAppsCamCard BusinessPituPUBG MOBILE Nordic Map: Livik
ShareitMi CommunityQQ MailWeSyncDU BrowserVmateAPUS Security -Antivirus, Phone security, CleanerCamCard for SalesforceWeChat WorkPUBG MOBILE LITE
KwaiCM BrowserWeiboES File ExplorerHago Play With New FriendsQQ InternationalAPUS Turbo Cleaner 2020- Junk Cleaner, Anti-VirusCamOCRCyber HunterRise of Kingdoms: Lost Crusade
UC BrowserVirus CleanerXenderViva Video – QU Video IncCam ScannerQQ Security CenterAPUS Flashlight-Free & BrightInNoteCyber Hunter LiteArt of Conquest: Dark Horizon
Baidu mapAPUS BrowserQQ MusicMeituClean Master – Cheetah MobileQQ LauncherCut Cut – Cut Out & Photo Background EditorVooV Meeting - Tencent Video ConferencingKnives Out-No rules, just fight!Dank Tanks
SheinROMWEQQ NewsfeedVigo VideoWonder CameraU VideoBaiduSuper Clean - Master of Cleaner, Phone BoosterSuper Mecha ChampionsWarpath
Clash of KingsClub FactoryBigo LiveNew Video StatusPhoto WonderV fly Status VideoBaidu Express EditionWeChat readingLifeAfterGame of Sultans
DU battery saverNewsdogSelfieCityDU RecorderQQ PlayerMobile LegendsFaceU - Inspire your BeautyGovernment WeChatDawn of IslesGallery Vault - Hide Pictures And Videos
HeloBeauty PlusMail MasterVault- HideWe MeetDU PrivacyShareSave by Xiaomi: Latest gadgets, amazing dealsSmall Q brushLudo World-Ludo SuperstarSmart AppLock (App Protect)
LikeeWeChatParallel SpaceCache Cleaner DU App studioSweet SelfieAPUS Launcher Pro- Theme, Live Wallpapers, SmartCamCard - Business Card ReaderTencent WeiyunChess RushMessage Lock (SMS Lock)-Gallery Vault Developer Team
Hide App-Hide Application IconWeb Browser & Fast ExplorerWeb Browser - Secure ExplorerLudo All Star- Play Online Ludo Game & Board GamesMalay Social Dating App to Date & Meet SinglesTencent Watchlist (Tencent Technology)Buy Cars-offer everything you need, special offers and low pricesOnmyoji NetEase Games
AppLockVideo Player All Format for AndroidMusic player - Audio PlayerBike Racing : Moto Traffic Rider Bike Racing GamesAlipayLearn Chinese AI-Super ChineseiPickRide Out Heroes NetEase Games
AppLock LitePhoto Gallery HD & EditorVideo Player - All Format HD Video PlayerRangers Of Oblivion : Online Action MMO RPG GameAlipayHKHUYA LIVE – Game Live StreamBeauty Camera Plus - Sweet Camera & Face SelfieYimeng Jianghu-Chu Liuxiang has been fully upgraded
Dual Space - Multiple Accounts & App ClonerPhoto Gallery & AlbumLamour Love All Over The WorldZ Camera - Photo Editor, Beauty Selfie, CollageMobile TaobaoLittle Q AlbumParallel Space Lite - Dual AppLegend: Rising Empire NetEase Games
ZAKZAK Pro - Live chat & video chat onlineMusic Player - Bass Booster - Free DownloadAmour- video chat & call all over the world.GO SMS Pro - Messenger, Free Themes, EmojiYoukuFighting Landlords - Free and happy Fighting Landlords"Chief Almighty: First Thunder BCArena of Valor: 5v5 Arena Games
ZAKZAK LIVE: live-streaming & video chat appHD Camera - Beauty Cam with Filters & PanoramaMV Master - Make Your Status Video & CommunityU-Dictionary: Oxford Dictionary Free Now TranslateRoad of Kings- Endless GloryHi MeituMARVEL Super War NetEase GamesSoul Hunters
Music - Mp3 PlayerHD Camera Pro & Selfie CameraMV Master - Best Video Maker & Photo Video EditorUlike - Define your selfie in trendy styleSina NewsMobile Legends: PocketAFK ArenaRules of Survival
Music Player - Audio Player & 10 Bands EqualizerMusic Player - MP3 Player & 10 Bands EqualizerAPUS Message Center-Intelligent managementTantan - Date For RealNetease NewsVPN for TikTokCreative Destruction NetEase Games 
HD Camera Selfie Beauty CameraGallery HDLivU Meet new people & Video chat with strangersMICO Chat: New Friends Banaen aur Live Chat karenPenguin FMVPN for TikTokCrusaders of Light NetEase Games 
Cleaner - Phone BoosterWeb Browser - Fast, Privacy & Light Web ExplorerCarrom Friends : Carrom Board & Pool GameKitty Live - Live Streaming & Video Live ChatMurderous PursuitsPenguin E-sports Live assistantMafia City Yotta Games 

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