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Govt directs internet companies to immediately block Chinese apps

The order has been issued in two sets -- the first set contains list of 35 apps and the other 24 apps based out of China, the sources said

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"Order to block all 59 Chinese apps to internet service providers have been issued now," a telecom ministry source told PTI.

Press Trust of India New Delhi
The government on Tuesday directed all internet service providers to block 59 Chinese mobile apps under the emergency clause of the IT Act, according to sources.

The order has been issued in two sets -- the first set contains list of 35 apps and the other 24 apps based out of China, the sources said.

"Order to block all 59 Chinese apps to internet service providers have been issued now," a telecom ministry source told PTI.

The list has same set of apps as was announced by the government on Monday. It includes name of TikTok, UC News, UC Browser,

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First Published: Jun 30 2020 | 11:00 PM IST

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