Union Minister for Communications Ravi Shankar Prasad (File Photo/Facebook)

Great opportunity for good Indian apps: Ravi Shankar Prasad on Chinese apps ban

New Delhi: Union Minister for Electronics and IT Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said that the ban on 59 Chinese mobile apps is a great opportunity for Indian developers to come up with good apps. Speaking at a digital conference on the five years of ‘Digital India’ Prasad noted that India has the required intellectual […]

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PM Modi deletes Weibo account as country bans 59 Chinese apps

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday deleted his account on Chinese social media app Weibo that had nearly 2.44 lakh followers, after the country banned 59 Chinese apps over national security concerns. Reliable government sources told IANS that Modi decided to quit Weibo the moment the country announced the ban on 59 Chinese apps. […]

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian (Photo: IANS)

Concerned over ban on Chinese apps, Xi govt reaches out to India

New Delhi: China on Tuesday reached out to India, expressing anxiety about the ban imposed by the Indian government on popular Chinese mobile applications like TikTok and WeChat, among others. During a daily news briefing on Tuesday, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian told reporters in Beijing, “China is strongly concerned about the relevant notice […]

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Netizens, TikTokers welcome govt’s decision on banning Chinese apps

New Delhi: Soon after the Indian government banned 59 Chinese apps, including Chinese short-video making app TikTok over national security concerns, netizens on social media platforms hailed the government’s decision. As the short-video making app is removed from the App Store and Google Play Store, #RIPTikTok has started trending on Twitter. People across the country are […]