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India bans TikTok and 58 other Chinese apps after border clash


Chinese-made app TikTok has banned by the Indian government amid a flare-up in diplomatic ties between the two countries.

India banned wildly popular Chinese video-sharing app TikTok and 58 others on Monday after a border clash between troops from both countries left at least 20 Indian soldiers dead this month.

The apps, which range from gaming to music streaming and social media, are "prejudicial to the sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order," India's Ministry of Information Technology said in a statement on Monday.

In addition to TikTok, the banned mobile apps ...


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