- Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar meets PM Modi, discusses farmer issues
- Madras High Court stays certain sub-clauses of new IT Rules
- Vigilance clearance made mandatory for J-K employees seeking passport
- Crimes against SCs, STs went up in 2020; UP, MP top charts: NCRB data
- Was not aware of Raj Kundra's work: Shilpa Shetty to Mumbai police
- Rakesh Asthana appointed as Delhi CP in public interest: Centre tells HC
- Ensure those buying liquor are not treated as cattle: Kerala HC to govt
- Uttarakhand HC allows Chardham Yatra, sets daily limit on devotees
- Gadkari inspects Delhi-Mumbai Expressway work progress in Gurugram
- Central Vista Avenue will be ready to host Republic Day parade: Puri
LIVE: Mission Karmayogi to prepare civil servants for future, says PM Modi
Stay tuned with Business Standard for latest news LIVE updates
The government on Wednesday blocked 118 more mobile applications, including popular gaming app PUBG, terming them prejudicial to the sovereignty, integrity and defence of the nation. The banned apps include Baidu, Baidu Express Edition, Tencent Watchlist, FaceU, WeChat Reading and Tencent Weiyun, besides PUBG Mobile and PUBG Mobile Lite, according to an official statement. All these banned apps have Chinese links. The Centre had earlier banned a number of Chinese apps, including TikTok and UC Browser.
Amid a political slugfest over the Facebook issue, the company's India head Ajit Mohan on Wednesday appeared before a parliamentary panel, which is discussing alleged misuse of social media platforms.
Stay tuned for the latest news of the day