Tik Tok & UC browser among 57 Banned apps. Other Moves by the Government

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Major Chinese apps like Tik Tok & UC browser banned by the Indian Government in retaliation to china’s intrusion on the Indian side of the border in Ladhak. Chinese and Indian troops had a clash a few days back where both the sides had casualties as per Indian reports.

This move by the Government is a part of the rising Boycott China movement in the country and many major manufacturers and Indian firms like ‘Prestige’ – India’s largest kitchen appliances maker announced it will stop the imports of cheap parts from china.

Tik Tok and UC Browser are among the list of 59 Chinese apps that have been banned. This move has major implications and will lead to financial loss to these Chinese companies.

Shein, Mi Community, Clash of Kings and we Chat are also banned.

Apps like tik tok have over 61 Million Downloads from India and millions of dollars in revenue from India alone goes to the Chinese firm and the combined revenue of the 59 apps across more than a billion dollars.

Read till the end to know what other steps have been taken by the Indian government and firms to tackles Chinese bullying on the border.

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The list of all apps banned in the Indian ‘Digital Space’ is mentioned below

  1. TikTok
  2. Shareit
  3. Kwai
  4. UC Browser
  5. Baidu map
  6. Shein
  7. Clash of Kings
  8. DU battery saver
  9. Helo
  10. Likee
  11. YouCam makeup
  12. Mi Community
  13. CM Browers
  14. Virus Cleaner
  15. APUS Browser
  16. ROMWE
  17. Club Factory
  18. Newsdog
  19. Beutry Plus
  20. WeChat
  21. UC News
  22. QQ Mail
  23. Weibo
  24. Xender
  25. QQ Music
  26. QQ Newsfeed
  27. Bigo Live
  28. SelfieCity
  29. Mail Master
  30. Parallel Space
  31. Mi Video Call Xiaomi
  32. WeSync
  33. ES File Explorer
  34. Viva Video QU Video Inc
  35. Meitu
  36. Vigo Video
  37. New Video Status
  38. DU Recorder
  39. Vault- Hide
  40. Cache Cleaner DU App studio
  41. DU Cleaner
  42. DU Browser
  43. Hago Play With New Friends
  44. Cam Scanner
  45. Clean Master Cheetah Mobile
  46. Wonder Camera
  47. Photo Wonder
  48. QQ Player
  49. We Meet
  50. Sweet Selfie
  51. Baidu Translate
  52. Vmate
  53. QQ International
  54. QQ Security Center
  55. QQ Launcher
  56. U Video
  57. V fly Status Video
  58. Mobile Legends
  59. DU Privacy

What other moves have Indian Government and firms taken?

1. The India Cellular and Electronics Association and the Automotive Component Manufacturers Association are among other trade and industry associations which have hinted and suggested that reliance on Chinese imports should be brought down.

2. The Indian government is offering financial incentives and plug-and-play facilities with an outlay of about 500 billion rupees ($6.6 billion) to attract investments from global companies in the manufacture of mobile phones and related components.

3. “There is a target we are pursuing in line with ‘AtmaNirbhar Bharat’ which is to reduce unnecessary imports, not country-specific imports. Our goals include strengthening those sectors in India through hand-holding and giving them incentives, improving quality, and getting investments,” said DPIIT Secretary Guruprasad Mohapatra.

4. ‘Prestige’ – India’s largest kitchen appliances maker announced it will stop the imports of cheap parts from china.

These Moves are among many others to Tackle china and take India towards an Independent economic path.

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